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A new look

Well I just spent the last few hours changing up my blog. I have learned a lot. Googled a lot and hope you all like it. If you think that there is anything more I can do I am willing to hear what you have to say. Hope you all are having a great weekend!!

Sleep Number....... Baby

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I first want to say thank you all for the helpful ideas on how to get my little one into his own crib. On Thursday night I nursed him to sleep, put him in his crib and he was out for half an hour. I then got him back to sleep put him back in, and he was up in less then five mins. Blah.... well I did that three more time then got tired and just put him in bed with me. He slept the rest of the night. So tonight was a busy night for he and he had not had a nap all day. So I put him to bed at 8pm.... its now 10:30pm and he is still asleep, but in my bed. He has not woken up once to look for me. That got me to thinking, maybe he does not like his crib mattress. It is kinda hard and my bed is soft. I have a Sleep Number bed, and boy do I love that bed. Best bed ever!!!

With 2 inches of memory foam on top of that!! I have a very soft, let sleep on a cloud kind of bed. I think Aiden also likes soft beds. So I am thinking about go out and buying a small piece of memory foam and putting it on hi…

I have a leach!!!

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Hi guys as you know I am a first time mommy and boy is there a lot to learn. I have two little problems that I am facing not that my son has hit 5 months. I am co bedding and he loves the boob. I started co bedding because it was really hard for me to get up at night sit in a chair and feed him. So I just had him lay next to me and eat if he needed it. Most of the time he will just fall asleep nursing and them wake up 6is hours later to eat again. But now that he is 5 months I am wondering when is the right time to start to get him into a crib and how do I do it. We have one room so the crib is in my bedroom and I can't have him cry himself to sleep because of when my husband works. I do put him in his crib to play sometime so he can get used to the idea of being in there.



So what I think I am going to start doing is getting him to sleep and then trying to move him over...? Have you had this problem before? Are you a co bedder?

The other problem I am facing is that he LOVES to nu…

COVERGIRL NatureLuxe

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I hate makeup, I have never been able to find a brand that matches my skin color and does not dry me out. I am very fair skin, okay lets face it I am white as a ghost!! So it it really hard to find my right color. Then I have really dry skin on top of that so any liquids I use just makes my face look flaky. That was until I got to try the new Covergirl NaturalLuxe.

Winner......

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And my lucky winner for the Playtex baby bottle is......



Kim C. number 24 you have been pick by random.org I will be emailing you in a few mins.

daily tweet 4/22
https://twitter.com/xxkimhcxx/status/61649981903347712

Twitter hop

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Hey all this is my first twitter hop, so lets all hop on.



Bryton Pick Review

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So I just got the opportunity to try this cool product called Bryton Pick. This is a really neat new way to floss your teeth while on the go. Lets face it how many dates have you been on where you have been worried that there is something in between your teeth? Or have gone to the movie and the pop corn is stuck in your teeth? The last thing you want to do is stick you finger in you moth to get it out!!! Not very sexy for a first date. The pick come in little case that fit right where your credit card so its very descrete. The end piece is very thing and flexible making it easy to get in between harder places.

Wordless Wednesday

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Aiden's first swim lessons!!

Baby Enistine

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I love Baby Einstein and I was so excited when my mom got me a DVD set of 10 different movies. They are:

Growing pains

Well I just hit 100 GFCs!!!! Thank you all for stopping by and adding me to your list. I can't tell you how much it means to me to have so many followers and in my first month too!! I hope that you call stick around, it might get a little slow at time here with giveaways but I am doing my best.

I don't think many people really understand how hard it is it not only keep up with your blog but to find people who are willing to sponsor you when your so new. I have just joined some really great blogging groups that are going to help put me in touch with some great PR people. So until then you get to read all about my ranting and raving.

With mother's day coming up I am sad to say that I have no giveaways for moms, but I am going to be talking to you about some great gift, places to go and why I love my mom and how much it mean to me to be a mom.That's right this is my first year as a mommy and it have brought joy and stress to my life.

Thank you all again for coming.

Happy Easter

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Happy Easter to you all may your day be filled with Chocolate  Family Friends  and Love



How to enter giveways

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HI everyone. I  have some friends of my that don't know the first thing about entering giveaways and have been asking me questions. So I am going to help you the best I can on here. Lets start with the first part:

When someone says Mandatory Entry you must do that FIRST. Most of the time it is simple such as follow me on GFC. But what is GFC? GFC is Google friend connect, on my blog is it on the left hand side and all you have to do is click where it says follow. It will then take you to a page to log in to your yahoo or gmail. Log in click done and that it!!! Now wasn't that easy.


Lets move on. After that most blog have a Extra Entries part. You may do as many or as little as you want here. Just remember the more you do the better chance you have to win!! They usually persist of things like follow on twitter or facebook. The blogger will always up a link up so you can go click right on it and go where they need you too. 


Now here is where people start to get confused when ther…

I have Winners

I love to do giveaway it make me feel good that I am giving back to you.... so here our our winners

I Caught the Easter Bunny: Megan  (who I don't have an email for so emails me mummyreviews@gmail.com)
Mindy25414 Lluvia
Organic Coffee Kit: Olya
Sitter Pals: Dana West
Coco's Pie: Brenda
Congratulations to all my winners!!! And Happy Easter 

T-shirt printing review

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HI guys its Katie again here with a great new review. I just revived this really cool t-shirt in the mail by T-shirt printing. The t-shirt is supper soft, most of the time t-shirt are hard and uncomfortable. Not only that but it smells good, I don't know what it is but i keep coming back and smelling it. Yeah okay I know that is a weird thing but hey you want the truth I'm going to give it to you. The t-shirt fits great, its not tight around the neck and not to baggy either. Here is a picture of me with it on.

Wordless Wedesday

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Well he really is not saying a "word". He ways does this when we are driving and he gets tired


I caught the easter bunny giveaway

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With Easter just next Sunday I want to get this review and giveaway out and done by Saturday. That way you can enjoy it for Easter Sunday. Who caught the Easter bunny? I Caught the Easter Bunny and now you can too. He was in my house.... no really he was want to see where I found him....?

Baby Bond Nursing Cover Giveaway

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It seams like any baby boy in my family sweat when they sleep, and my boy almost always falls asleep nursing. So I am faced with the horrible problem of him getting too hot under a cover. So how to I feed my baby with out him getting too hot and with out flashing myself off to the world? Thats when Baby Bond Nursing Covers come into play. They are designed with mom in mind.


Beech-nut free stuff

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Beech-Nut is giveaway free toddler welcome kits int the mail when you sign up for their eNewsletter just click HERE

Starbucks is giving away FREE coffee or tea

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Starbucks wants to celebrate Earth Day with you by giving you FREE Coffee or Tea, now that’s my kinda deal! Simply bring in a reusable mug or tumbler to participating stores and get a free brewed coffee or tea. It’s your choice of how you’d like it brewed, hot or iced! In the instance you don’t have your own reusable mug or tumbler Starbucks stores will be offering 20% off on Earth Day, April 22. Also, as a reminder anytime you bring in your own tumbler or travel mug to participating Starbucks, you get 10 cents off your drink every day!
Thank http://www.cincinnaticoupons.net/ for posting this!!!

My little boy is not so little

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I just have to tell everyone the good new, Aiden will be 5 months on Saturday and he is sitting up all by him self and this first front tooth is breaking skin today!!! He'll have his first tooth in before the end of the month!!! He also was on all fours yesterday, that means crawling soon too...

Lovely Baby & Mommy review

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I am all about babies listening to instrumental music while they are little. It helps calm them down and expands their little minds. So I was excited to be able to review a company that make instrumental music cds for babies. Lovely Baby Cd make a wide range of cd for prenatal to 36 months of age. They are also enjoyed by adults too, not just for babies. But with mothers day coming up I was asked to review their, "Lovely Baby & Mommy" cd.

Basic H2 from Shaklee Review and Giveaway

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I always get worried when I go to clean the house with cleaner because of the smell. All of the harsh chemicals in it can't be good for me or my baby to be around. So I always try to rush clean while he sleeps, but my hands still smell like cleaner once I am done. That is why I'm glad I  found Basic H2 from Shaklee. Basic H2 is nontoxic, natural, doubly concentrated and biodegradable surfactants. But wait here is the best part.... It can be used on just about everything from window to baby diapers to fruits and vegetables. How any cleaners do you know that can do that?!?! What to read what all it can clean click here you really will be surprised.


Playtex baby teams up part 2

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I don't know about you but I like to make sure that my babies room stays clean. Not just any clean but germ clean. Dr. Benjamin Tanner teamed up with Playtex to help moms get the right information that they need to keep a clean room.




A recent Playtex survey revealed that having a clean and healthy nursery environment is a key priority for 65% of moms, underscoring the importance of keeping this special room as sanitary as possible. Germ expert Dr. Benjamin Tanner offers five simple and easy tips to help parents do just that.



Learn the ABCs of disinfectants vs. cleaners: Cleaners remove soils, but may still spread germs around, while disinfectants kill germs when used correctly. To use a disinfectant correctly in a nursery, remove your baby from the spray or wipe zone and apply the product liberally. After the label-specified time elapses, wipe off the surface with a wet cloth to get rid of any residual chemicals so your baby’s delicate skin doesn’t touch these chemicals. It’s also …

Playtex baby teams up part 1

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Playtex baby has teamed up with Celebrity Nursery Designer Mary Bauer to introduce: The Insider’s Guide to Creating a Stylish Nursery.

According to a recent Playtex survey, 87% of moms agree that it’s important to put time into making the nursery a great area for their baby. But is it really for the baby? About 67% of moms spend up to (if not more) then three hours a day in the nursery.

As a new mom I remember going over all the different types of thymes for my little one's room. I was so
overwhelmed and did not know where to start. Mary Bauer gives this great guide to help you make the most out of your babies room. I wish I had known some of the thing Mary Bauer is about to share with you. It would have make

Here are some of the tips/guild lines that Mary Bauer uses for creating a stylish nursery:


Ease up on Themes and Colors: Bright colors and busy patterns are loads of fun, but use these elements sparingly. Too much can overload the senses and make the room feel crowded. And don…

Playtex Bottle Review and Giveaway

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Hello everyone. Its time for a new review and giveaway. Today is all about the Playtex and their drop-ins bottle. The bottle are BPA free and pediatrician recommended. They are clinically shown to reduces gas and colic, and to mimic the feeling for breastfeeding. The NaturaLatch® nipple feels close to a real nipple allowing baby to latch-on better and reduce nipple confusion.



Wordless Wednesday

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Oh no my son has a girl friend

Help a mother out

Hi all, so I have a friend that's taking her English class. She is having to write this paper on how how violent video games effect people (especially children), and has asked me to do this quiz. She then asked me if I would share it with the other mommies that blog with me. So if you could take just 2 mins that all it takes to help her out, that would be wonderful. 


All you have to do it click HERE and fill it out. Thank you all

Earth Day Giveaway

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With Earth day coming up we are all doing to do our part to be more green. I have changed to cloth diapers, and using "green" friendly house cleaner. But what about what I eat and drink. Coco's has this great coffee that is organic from the Chiapas Region of Southern Mexico. "A combination of the hands-on involvement of the farmers, the rich resources of the land, and the experience of the Bats’il Maya Cooperative make this coffee a flavor experience you won’t soon forget."



Sitter Pals Giveaway

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Have you ever wanted to go on a date without the kids? Who hasn't! Having a hard time finding a good sitter? Well here is a great new way for moms to find sitters and for sitters to find you. This is a brand new web site called Sitter Pals made by Amanda Armstrong, the web sites launch date is April 18!! This site allows parents to share their trusted sitters with other moms. Being a mom I know how hard it is to find a good sitter that you trust with your kids with. Moms can now share sitter with their close friends and not just any and all moms.



Coco's Bakery restaurant review and GIVEAWAY

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So I went to Coco's Bakery tonight for dinner and they have some great new items on their menu for spring.... STRAWBERRIES YUMMM. I love that the menu had multiple realistic picture of the food, most of the time you can tell the food is not real so when it comes out to you, you're looking at it like, "what is this I did not order this..."

Great News

So I got some sponsors working with me and I have 2 giveaways coming up at some point this month. Like I said just stick in there with me and I'll get them pumping out soon!!!!

Thoughtful Thursday

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"Jesse sing 'forever' to Rebecca - Full House"

Each week I will be thanking someone that means a lot to me or sharing something special that has happened to me or I saw happen. I hope you enjoy.

Today I was writing this for my husband. I never imagined I'd still be this happy and this much love after all these year (lol all 3 1/2) You're still the one the best thing that ever happened to me. I heard this song and thought of you. I love you so much!

To birth with a Doula

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Now a days you don't hear much about people having a doula, midwife, or natural births. Well I am going to tell you a great story about not to long ago, well only 4 months ago when I had a natural birth with the help of a doula. This was me the morning I was to be induced, I was a week late :(


Week Long Link Up

As you can tell I went from having 10 GFC followers to 37 in one night!!!! All thanks to blog hopping so don't forget to add you blog to my blog hop.


Click here to put up your blog

Don't forget

Hello again I just wanted to remind everyone that I have a week long link up so feel free to add your info there. Also if I am not following you yet add a comment with your info. And also don't forget to like my FB page and I will do the same for you. Have a great day!!

GroOrganic Garden Planner Review

So after having a baby I learned how important it is to eat right and cut out the artificial processed foods. So I wanted to grow a garden, that way I know for sure that the food is does not have any chemicals sprayed on it or anything added to it. I loved the idea and my husband was excited about it too, there was only one problem I have never grown a garden before. So I started to grab some book and look it over, and my eyes got tied fast and I did not learn much other then I still did not know what I needed to do or when I needed to plant things based on where I live. Lucky I stumbled across the great place, GroOrganic they have all the information you need and more.


MMMM Chocolate

Who doesn't like Chocolate!?!?! Well I found a great like to get some free chocolate just click here fill it out and there you go FREE CHOCOLATE!!!!
This is from http://www.gimichocolate.com/

Tommee Tippee giveaway link

Hey so you all know how much I love my Tommee Tippee so I found you all a great place to go enter to win some stuff there its over at mommy and me giveaways Good luck to you all!!!!

Good Monday

Good Monday morning all, I hope that you had a great weekend. As you can tell I'm very new and don't have a lot going on yet, just keep adding me and passing me around the more I get the sooner I can start doing giveaway. I also will take any advice or opinion you might have to help me with; my blog, reviews and or giveaway. 
Thanks everyone and don't work to hard!!!!

Tommee Tippee Review

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Tommee Tippee Review:


I am really excited about giving Tommee Tippee a review, I have been a "Tommee Mommy" for a few months now. I am just crazy for all things Tommee Tippee, but today I am going to talk about their 5oz bottle and their 4 month training no spill sippy cup.

Earth Mama Angel Baby

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Hello again its time for another one of my reviews. Today I am going to talk about on my my favorite companies. They have everything a new and soon to be new mama may need. They are called earth mama angel baby and I am going to be talking about their Milk Maid Tea today.

Plum Organic baby food

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So our baby just hit 4 months and its that golden age to start introducing food to him. Of course there are lot of people who say you should wait till they are 6 months and only give them white rice..... well after hearing all about Dr. Greene and his white out story...( go here to ready more about it http://www.drgreene.com/) I was glad to know that it is ok so to feed your baby at 4 month only if they seam like they want to eat. Also that its good to start with organic food and not the white rice.

So I looked around and found Plum Organic baby food