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Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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Winners from 6/12-6/19 (Including the I Love My Daddy Hop!)

Winners from 6/12-6/19 (Including the I Love My Daddy Hop!)

I’m going to try to only post winners once a week since I do email winner notifications and haven’t had too many issues with responses! (I’m also still in process of drawing winners.  It’s really wearing on my patience...


Enter to Win an iPad2 When You Review Your College! Ends June 24 #giveaway

One of my Twitter followers is working on a pretty cool contest right now!  They are looking for school reviews so people can make an informed  decision about which school to attend.  Their site covers big AND small schools....


blog bash

Blog Bash 2011 ~ Sponsor Sneak Peek (Giveaway Starts Soon!)

I know this month is full of events around here and we have another one starting on June 22nd in the wee hours of the morning.  If you stay up late Wednesday night, you can get started! There will be...


Magic Cabin Toys Review #blogbash11

When I started looking for family summer fun prize ideas, I kept looking at Magic Cabin. I first heard of them from a blog review and I later remember entering for a chance to win an incredible toy...


Ask the Web Guy

Ask the Web Guy #savvyblogging

I came to Darcy asking if she’d like me to offer some of my knowledge of all things web development out to the Mommy Blogger community and she said she thought that was a great idea. So, here we...


#Giveaway Gala (with linky) 6/20

#Giveaway Gala (with linky) 6/20

Giveaway Gala Hosted by: 3 Princes and a Princess 2, Closer to Lucy, Have Sippy Will Travel, Tales From the Nursery, and The Thrifty Things. Yes, that means if you link up here – your giveaway will be listed on all five...


Eco Baby Botanicals from Vintage Body Spa {Review} #blogbash11

One thing I love about Twitter is connecting with others.  I found out about Vintage Body Spa’s natural skincare products from Twitter.  I connected with them and was able to receive the opportunity to try out something from their...


Time Management With Dotmine Planners {Review} #blogbash11

Dentist appointments, hair cuts, date nights, blog posts, soccer practice… how does a mom keep it all straight?  I know a lot of you mamas have way more things to keep track of than me right now, but a...


Happy Father’s Day to the Two Best Dads!

Yes, I said TWO! I’ve always been a daddy’s girl. I don’t know how my dad was so patient with me. Watching old home videos gives me a new perspective now that I am a parent myself. I respect...


Working Dads Feel Their Jobs Can Interfere With Their Parenting

Working Dads Feel Their Jobs Can Interfere With Their Parenting

Press Release: New National Survey Commissioned by Care.com Finds a Third of Working Fathers Believe that the Demands of Their Jobs Interfere with Their Ability to be Good Parents; Fathers Twice as Likely to Feel this way as Mothers Nearly...


MelanSol Natural Sunscreen Review #blogbash11

Being a breastfeeding mama, I have to pay attention to what I ingest.  It can be easy to overlook the affects of chemicals absorbed into our skin.  We want to believe that if something, like sunscreen, is designed to...


We’re GoGo Going to the Zoo With GoGo SqueeZ {Review}

Today we’re taking Rissa to the zoo for the first time which should be fun!  I can’t wait to see how she reacts to seeing all the animals.  Since we’ll be there for a good chunk of the day,...


Cars 2 – Screening and #Giveaway Prize Pack ~ US/Can ~ Closed

We loved the first Cars movie.  I thought it was unique and fun with a great cast.  I’m super excited to have the opportunity to see Cars 2 in 3D for a local screening next week!  I can’t wait!...


Swiggies! Wrist Water Bottles Review ~ #blogbash11

Ahh, summer.  Hot days.  School’s out.  Kids will be outside playing sports, riding bikes, and running around.  When it’s warm out we need to be extra careful to increase our fluid intake.  Dehydration is dangerous for children, pregnant mamas,...


Day Out With Thomas ~ Coming to Green Bay #Wisconsin June 22-26

Thomas the Tank Engine is almost here in Wisconsin!  Next week he’ll be stopping in Green Bay.  We’ve done a great job at keeping this fun trip a secret from my nephews.  They will be pleasantly surprised next weekend! I’ll...


Teeth Finally Incoming?

Teeth Finally Incoming?

A few months ago, I thought Rissa started teething.  Technically, I still think she was, but I think the teeth are finally working on making their appearance. She’s been super drooly, like drooling buckets. Soaking 3+ bibs and 2 shirts...


Mike the Gardner ~ Blog Bash Sponsor Spotlight #blogbash11

Looking for a fun activity with the kids this summer? How about teaching them to garden?  It’s fun and good for them to dig around in the dirt.  Home vegetable gardening is a great way to save money too....


Simply On Board {Toy Strap} Review #blogbash11

Rissa used to lose toys and pacifiers because she didn’t have a strong enough grip.  Now? Now it’s a game.  I know she’s figuring out gravity, but sometimes the dropping gets out of hand.  Then there are other times...


Pampers Prints vs. Cloth Diapers

Ever since this ad about Pampers Limited Edition Prints came into my inbox I’ve been sitting on it… trying to organize my thoughts.  And, let me tell ya, this can be difficult with Rissa around. Math + baby distractions +...


I Love My Daddy Giveaway Blog Hop ~ Ends 6/19 #win4dad – Closed!

** This post will remain at the top until this giveaway event is over.  Please scroll down for other new posts! ** Welcome to I Love My Daddy Giveaway event hosted by Makobi Scribe and co hosted by Jamie’s Precious...