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 daily.  Recently it just seems even worse.  She likes to put everything


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.  You can use gardening as a learning experience throughout the summer!  Think about


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 I absolutely don’t want her toys falling – while out at a restaurant


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 + mommy brain = chicken nuggets I’ve decided that I’m upset yet smiling


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 Peas and Little YaYa’s . From June 15 at 9pm (Est) –


Boon Inc. ~ Blog Bash 2011 Sponsor #blogbash11

Now that it’s getting nice out, there are lots of picnics and cookouts.  Just because baby is outside doesn’t mean you want that plate of food to go flying!  I recently reviewed the edgeless, slip-resistant divided saucer by Boon Inc.  While I have only used it indoors so far, I think it’s


TOYconomy ~ Blog Bash Sponsor Spotlight #blogbash11

I can’t tell you how happy I am to be working with TOYconomy for Blog Bash 2011!  They are sponsoring a gift card which can be used to rent toys.  If you are interested in knowing more about their toy rental service and my thoughts and experiences, please be sure to check


Blog Bash 2011 Sponsor Spotlights Starting #blogbash11

Can you believe Blog Bash 2011 is almost here? It’s going to be an awesome time with over 100 blogs offering giveaways with prize packages of $100 or more!  Right here at Tales From the Nursery, we will be offering two prize packs.  One geared more towards little ones and another that’s


Father’s Day Gift Guide: Cowboy Food {Cookbook Review} #win4dad

Most dads love grillin’ and good, hearty foods. Chili. It’s such a man’s food, right? Definitely was a popular and practical choice for cowboys! Wait… Cowboys? No, I’m not talkin’ football. I’m talkin’ the old west!  And Food!  Though, chili (and variations thereof) work great for tailgating and parties.  DD Little has


Father’s Day Gift Guide: What Haven’t They Told Me? {Book Review} #win4dad

Today I want to share another great gift idea for a new dad.  Well, for new parents, really, but right now we’re focusing on dads!  There are lots of tips books out there, but each have their own take of things.  What Haven’t They Told Me: Practical Tips for Surviving and Thriving


Father’s Day Gift Guide: Ancestry.com Membership #win4dad

My husband has been interested in genealogy for years (and blogs about it,too).  He started researching his family tree before we started dating and has continued to work on it for over 10 years total.  I’ve worked on mine as well, but since he is much more seasoned at searching and exploring


Summer Fluffin’ Event Round Up #clothdiapers #Giveaway

I’m sad to say that Summer Fluffin’ has come to an end.  It’s been a lot of fun for me and I hope it has been for you too!  I’ve gotten to know my cohosts Mariah and April better which is awesome too!  All of you have left so many great comments


Mystery Fluff Post #2: The Reveal

It’s time to unveil my stash!  If you submitted a guess on what my stash contains or just like seeing what others have – then you’ll enjoy this post! It’s funny though, my stash has changed quite a bit since I posted the “Guess My Stash.”  To be fair though, I’m going


Mystery Fluff Post #1 – Cloth Diapering Mishaps #clothdiapers #summerfluffin

We decided that the last day of Summer Fluffin’ would be…. a mystery. Today is a free for all on topics. Since many of you seemed to get a kick out of my fluff brain and many of you could relate, I thought I’d share some mishaps with you! Not Your Gramma’s


Weekend Winners

The following winners have already been emailed and have/had 48 hours to respond! Day Out With Thomas – had 32 entries – Unfortunately, since the prize tickets are only for June 26, the first two winners drawn were unable to attend…. Congrats to Sarah S! (confirmed) Kiki’s Fashions – had 119 entries


Father’s Day Round Up 5 Book Set #Giveaway! (2 Winners) – Closed

Does your dad love to read? Then check out these books!


Father’s Day Gift Guide: Bobblehead Dad: 25 Life Lessons I Forgot I Knew {Book Review} #win4dad

They say life changes when you have children.  It also changes when our life as we know it is at risk.  Combine these two things together and life’s perspectives take on a very powerful role in how someone handles their situation.  Today we share with you Jim Higley’s book, Bobblehead Dad: 25


Don’t Shop – Swap! (And Save Money)

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of CarlSwap for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Save Money With the World’s Largest Swap Market – Swap.com!   I used to swap books, but the communities had a small pool of people.  This made it hard to find what I wanted.


I Love My Daddy #Giveaway Starts Soon! ~ Sponsor Love ~ #win4dad

It’s almost here!  The I Love My Daddy giveaway blog hop will start on June 15th at 9pm EST and end on June 19th at 11:59pm EST.  It’ll be loads of fun!  Take a look below to get a glimpse at some of the fabulous sponsors that are part of this event.


Rockin Green & Tiny Bubbles Sample #Giveaway (2 Winners) ~ Closed

I’ve used 2 whole bags (45/90) of Rockin Green, which I’ve reviewed in the past.  I like it for our cloth diapers.  I was using it on our clothes too, but I’m struggling with armpit stink…. but the diapers are C.L.E.A.N. I’ve used a couple Tiny Bubbles sample packets.  When I first