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Comfort & Harmony Swing in Sandstone Fashion review

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Something that every new mom needs is a good swing. I am cheap so I got lucky when someone in our apparent was moving out they had a swing they wanted to get ride of. So we took it home, its a nice swing. But here is my only BIG problem, its big. Can't really move it around if you need to be in another room. I mean you could but its a lot of work to do that. So I have been looking around for a smaller, more portable baby swing. So I am grateful to be able to try Comfort & Harmony Swing in Sandstone Fashion.

Free Friday 3/29

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Star Wars Costume Reviews

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I love to buy my kids Halloween costume early, for many reasons. One of which is so they can have fun cloths to play dress up in, or if there are any costume parties, or to make sure he has something before it is to late. Have you ever had that happen to you, forget how fast Halloween comes up and then you end up not dressing up or just throwing something together? Well this year for Halloween may the force be with you!
I got to pick out any one of the Star Wars outfitand while I could have picked out a sexy Princes Leia costume, I thought it would be funner to make Aiden be Obi Wan Kenobi. Its a fun Jedi costume that any kid would love

Baby smart 40% off this week only

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Hey guys I just wanted to share this great deal with you. they are the same makers of the "Potty Train" movie that Aiden watches. He has learned a lot of signs from them and now your little one can too with a great deal. Its $14.99 before the sale! This really is a HUGE deal from Baby Signs.

Wordless Wednesday

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3/25/2013
I am so proud of my hubby he has come a long way, and he is not taking any weight lost meds

Peter Rabbit Organics, Gearing up for baby sponser

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There is nothing better then having food with you when you are out with your little ones. It always seams like they are hungry when you can't feed them. That is just one of the few reasons why I love fruit pouches. Among them one of my favorites one is Peter Rabbit Organics. First of all I love that they don't add things in them like corn starch, no added sugars or artificial flavors. And everything is organic. I love knowing that my kids are eating some of the best fruits and veggies out there.

motherhood is means....

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To me motherhood is getting sick right when your kids start to feel better. Sigh everyone got sick and I told myself I would not but sigh I feel like I'm now starting to get sick. So if you don't see me on here that is why.

Free Friday #giveaway link up

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BIG Little Me Giveaway ends 4/15

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Multiple birth is a joyous occasion that is understood and cherished by Little Me. Understanding that expecting a multiple birth is both a magical and a worrisome time in your life; they would like to help you focus on the double, triple, quadruple… adorable smiles and giggles you’ll have coming to you times many! Little Me is offering a “Welcome to the World” gift after your multiple child birth. To receive your free gift please register for the Multiple Birth Program. Enjoy!

Baby Ganics reviews

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With two little boys you can only guess how messy they get! Whether its playing at the park, eating, crafting you name they always make a mess. And I am not talking just all over the floor, I am talking about their face and hands. Most of the time I end up using wet wips to clean them up, but it would be nice not to use much so I can save them for diaper changes. Baby Ganics must have thought the same thing. That is why they made a hands and face wipe. 

Free carseat canopy

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I got this for Logan and I love it. It is a great way to cover our little ones and still be able to hold/carry the car seat without the blanket getting in the way. Now you can get one for free all you have to do is pay shipping. That is a $50 savings! Just head over to the Car seat canopy and order yours now. Use promo code "ENBABY" and you can pick anyone you want. Here is the one I got, its called R

Wordless Wednesday

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Logan 3 months

How to become child's friend being new parents

How to become child's friend being new parents-Gust post Parenthood bestows new responsibilities upon all those who pass through this phase. While being the caretaker of your child, one often forgets that the young child also requires a friendly treatment from you. This often brings us to the question that if we can be a friend to our children. Contrary to what many child psychologists point out it is not a difficult task to be friends with your children, despite being new parents. Follow the below listed steps and you will find it an easy task to be on friendly terms with your child.

Kid switch, teach your kids to turn the lights on and off the easy way

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Now that Aiden is almost 2 1/2 his little arms are not so little anymore! He can go around and turn on every light switch in the house. But he can't quite reach to turn it off. I can't begin to tell you how many time I have found him on a chair or something to try and turn the light off. Last thing I want is for him to fall trying to turn the lights off. Or me saying something like, "Aiden turn your light off when your not in your room" just to remember that he can't reach it to turn it off. I needed to find a way to fix this, other then me going in his room every 5 mins to turn the light off! Luckily for me someone else was having the same problem and found a way to fix it. It is called the KidSwitch and it goes right on light switch. I happen to have one of the older light switches. You know the one with the toggle, now a days it seams like most people have the Decora switch. So don't worry Kid Switch has thought of us both and made a product for both.

iPad Cases, Speck iGuy review

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I had a good iPad case, for my purse but what about when Aiden wants to play with it? Lets face it kids are not always the most gentle when it comes to playing with things. So I needed something that is a little softer, strong and fun. Mobile fun has a ton a great iPad case covers but I love the Speck iGuy case. Its fun its soft and it even has handles, well its more like arms!

Know How to Become a Perfect Parent

Know How to Become a Perfect Parent One of the greatest joys to experience is becoming a parent. It is the most satisfying chore a person can ever want to do. It is the job of a parent to encourage their children to aim for a better life. There are a lot of responsibilities added to you as a parent and it is your duty to fulfil them. Children should be taught from young age, discipline, honesty, love and friendship. The best a parent can give the child is “love”. However, here are a few things to know to become a good parent. Love and affection should be expressed: Your children would expect a hug or cuddle from you. As a parent, you are their strength and encouragement. They wholly depend on your guidance. Give them a hug and a kiss when they need it. Give them the assurance which they look for and guide them with a little encouragement. Give them your unconditional love and affection. This is very important when it comes to children. They starve for affection.

$200.00 Diapers.com Gift Card giveaway

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Mummy Knows Reviewsis very-excited to give YOU the opportunity to WIN a $200.00 Diapers.com Gift Card! Are you a woman who is trying to conceive, pregnant, or a brand-new Mommy? If so, you need to look into BellyHood.com. Have you not heard of BellyHood.com? Well, it is an online meeting place to talk to and get advice from other moms. The forums are easy-to-navigate and full of useful information. Plus, they have monthly drawings for $10.00 babies"R"us gift cards! I wish I had known about site like this one with Aiden. There where so many things I did not know about until I start to look around and read forms. Its nice to know that I can get all the info in one place, and hear from other moms about what works for them.Blog with Mom and Adventures of 8 have teamed up with a wonderful group of Bloggers to offer you a chance to WIN a $200.00 Diapers.com gift card from BellyHood.com!

What IFs kick you when you are down

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This past week has been a hard one for me. While I love being a SAHM I sometime wish I could work a little just so we can save a little more money. So I decided to try out working at a day care center her in CO. After all that is what I was doing in AZ and I loved working with the kids. But after about two phone calls and an interview I learned that there is no way I would be able to work in CO as a day care teacher. Here is CO they require every teacher to take 12 credit hours of ECE (early childhood education). That comes out to about a year of school, because you can't take ECE 104 with out ECE 101. When I was 18 and right out of school, I never really did the college thing, and now I wish I had...

My Mary Kay make over

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Way back in February when I went to go try on dress, I entered to try and win my dress. Well I did not win it, but I did win something, I won a Mary Kay spa day, for me and up to 5 others. I took my mother in law, I was going to take April too but she woke up with pink eye that morning. 
I know what your thinking, probably the same thing I was... oh Mary Kay, big deal everyone sells Mary Kay but no one ever buys it. Well I am a full time buyer and so to be seller. That is because I tried it and loved it. I never want to sell things that I am not passionate about. I am also not a hard closer I want women to buy it because they love it not because it was the only way to shut me up lol. We had a ton of fun doing the spa day but I found two things I will never live without now.  The fist is their TimeWise Matte-Wear Liquid Foundation.

$3 off The First Years New Spill-Proof Sippy Cups.

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Hey guys want a great coupon? How about $3 off The First Years New Spill-Proof Sippy Cups!?! Head over and like The First Years facebook page to get a in-store Walmart coupon.

They come in a 2-pack for $6.96 and this $3 off coupon is only good until April 6th so get a move on that's almost 50% off!



The First Years Gripper Sipper Non-Insulated Spill-Proof Cup features a unique one piece lid with built-in leak proof protection that make The First Years sippy cups easy to clean without any parts to lose or fumble with! Spill proof, leak proof and break-resistant, The First Years sippy cups come in a variety of colors and the no-slip-grip and contour shape are perfect for little hands. Plus, all The First Years sippy cup lids are interchangeable across the entire sippy cup line (including The First Years Disney sippy cups), making it easier for Mom to match cups and lids. Dishwasher safe, BPA-free. 9 oz. MSRP: 2 pk $6.96, available in Walmart stores

Purex detergent plus Fabric Softener #giveaway

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Have I ever told you how much I love Purex? And not just because I get to do reviews for them everyone and them but, I buy them even when I am not doing a review. Purex detergent is never over priced, and always have a great smell. I got to try their dirt lift action purex with crystals plus fabric softener, and I love it. It works great of stains and lets face it with two little ones they are sure to make a mess.  



Free Friday #giveaway link up 3/14

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Family Manifesto for Loving Families review and giveaway

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When you walk into my home the first think you will see is all the pictures on my wall of the family. Family plays a big roll in my life, without them I would have no purpose. I have one sweet wonderful husband who has been there through the good times and all of the bad. And I have two sweet, crazy little boys who mean the world to me. So when I saw life manifestos makes a beautiful personalized family manifesto I just had to have one


Free Birth Plan - Be Prepared for Your Delivery Before Labor Begins

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Earth Mama Angel Baby has more then just great products, they really do try to help new moms in every way they can. Head on over if you are pregnant and make your own Earth Mama's Free Birth Plan.
Or do you know a soon to be mom? Looking for a great baby shower gift? Try looking at Earth Mama Angel Baby® Pregnancy Products. They have things like mama to be tea sampler. And because they use all natural products you know that its is safe for you/her and your little ones. 

Wordless Wednesday

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Tie by PUCCINI winner is.....

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Thank you all for entering to win, and the winner is....

Making Mama's Milk and More review and yummy giveaway 3/25

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"Logan your a chunker! You eat all the time, let mommy pump PLEASE!" I was saying this almost everyday. I had the hardest time go on a date or just going to a dr app once Logan was born. He ate so much I never had any time or any left to pump. I knew that I need to take some fenugreek so I was taking not only the pills but also the teas. I really wanted to find a new way to help jump start my milk. If you read the box you have to have like 6-8 cup a day and up to 4 pills of the fenugreek. Which is why I love Making Mama's Milk and More, because all I have to do is.... eat a COOKIE!!!

Return to Nim’s Island premiering on Hallmark Channel March 15th + giveaway

If you have not see Nim's Island I really suggest you watch that first, because  Return to Nim’s Island is well the sequel. Without giving you to much info Return to Nim’s Island is a story of a 14 year old Nim, who protect her island and the animals that live one it. With resort developers and wildlife poachers threatening island, Nim realizes she and her animal pals can’t defend their home alone. 

If you love the movie and can't live without it, don't worry it will be available on Blu-ray & DVD exclusively at Walmart Stores just 4 days after the premiere. Better yet one of you could just win a Return to Nim'’s Island Blu-ray Combo Pack!

Free Friday #giveaway link up

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Its that time again, come link up your giveaway and enter to win some things too!

DaddyScrubs #giveaway 3/21

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There is always so much hype on the mom when she is expecting, and there should be. But why not do something special for dad too? How about making him feel special when the baby is born. Why not get him some "I'm the Daddy" scrubs? This way he has something to wear the day baby is born to make him feel special. But don't worry if you are not expecting DaddyScrubs sell thing more then just scubs. Check out their new long sleeve tee.


Dr. Seuss & His Friends book club

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Did you know that Dr. Seuss's birthday was March 2nd? I did not know that but I do remember reading a lot of his books as a kid. Now is the time to sign up and get a great deal, you can buy 5 of his books for just $5.95. Get your Dr.Seuss books today.



Great Deal for only $5.95! Includes: - The Cat in the Hat, Mr. Brown Can Moo, Ten Apples On Top, Go Dog Go! & The Tooth Book - Free colorful Cat in the Hat Backpack to carry all your books in. - Free shipping. 

Why join Dr. Seuss & His Friends book club?

Receive 3 new books each month.
Create lasting memories with the same classic stories you loved as a child.
Wacky and wonderful characters will engage and entertain your child. 

Conveniently control your membership online.
- Adjust your shipping interval
- View account history

Tiny Prints Deal of the Day, save up to 50% off

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Tiny Prints is offering a HUGE discount, get 50% off thank you cards. There are a ton to pick from, you can even put your own photo on there. Just use promo code DEAL0307. This deal is good from 10:00am PT Thursday, March 7 through 9:00am PT Friday, March 8


official The Bible companion books #giveaway #BibleSeries

Did you get to see The Bible — an epic 10-part miniseries? I will be the first to say I missed it when it started this last Sunday. If you missed it to don't worry the remaining episodes will show on Sundays at 8PM on the History channel so make sure you tune in. Now then how about a giveaway? One luck winner will win one of the official The Bible companion books. 


8 ways to use Breastmilk, other then for feeding

On Sunday we thought Aiden got pink eye and where about to take him in to see a doctor. However he was not really having any gunk coming out of his eyes they where just red. That was when I heard from a friend to use a drop of breastmilk in the eye! I think I about fell over laughing at first, but she told me she did it to her son and it cleared up faster. So for the last three days I have been doing it and it seams to help. That was when I though, what else can breastmilk do for you other then feeding your little one and where is what I found: 

Mommy’s Bliss Sweet Slumber review

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While Logan maybe the good sleeping in this family, Aiden still have problems going down and staying down at times. I have a bed time routine that does help. Dinner, play, bath, book, bed. But most of the time the bath wakes him up because he loves to splash the water! When I buy bath washes and bubble bath, I have two big factors I have to look at. One is it hypoallergenic and does it have lavender in it. Lavender because it is great for the skin and helps to relax your little ones. We all know that Mommy's bliss makes good products (like gripe water) and now they made a great sweet slumber line to help little ones get a more restful sleep.

Wordless Wednesday

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Nature's seep 65% off pillows are BOGO

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Nature's SleepThe sale starts at 00:01 EST March 6, 2013 and ends at March 6 at 23:59 EST. That is a whole 24 hours to get 65% OFF memory foam mattresses, memory foam pillows, memory foam toppers, memory foam slippers and even dog beds! Just use promo code MARCHMADDNESS. Also their pillows are still BOGO yes Buy one get one FREE!!! 


Enter to #win Monograms Made With Love, custom t-shirt

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Hosted by: Mommy May We? I love anything personalized - coffee mugs, cards, clothes; the thought that is put into gifts is what I enjoy more than the gift itself. Plus, it's something unique to me and you can't just buy it at a store. That's why I love Monograms Made With Love! Her designs are beautiful and well-made. They are great quality and just about anything you imagine, she can create! I love the look of all her creations and she makes more than just t-shirts. You can order decals for your car or house windows, Easter baskets, street signs, plaques and much more. There are a ton of options and she is very personable and easy to work with. Where to Purchase: You can purchase your custom designs through Monograms Made With Love. How to Connect: You can connect with Monograms Made With Love on Facebook. Win It: One lucky fan will win a custom t-shirt (one side, one color) from Monograms Made With Love! To enter, please use the Rafflecopter below.

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Apple pie Chimichangas recipes

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Ok guys I just had to share this with you. Last night we had a family and my sister asked me to bring dessert. Not knowing what to make I turned to pintrest and found this great Apple pie Chimichangas recipes that I just had to try. It looked really easy for the most part all it is is apple pie filling rolled into a tortilla and cover with cinnamon sugar! 

3-month Conscious Box subscription #giveaway ends 3/18

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Conscious Box is a monthly subscription service that has some great organic, vegan and gluten-free box. The boxes can have anything from food to beautifyproducts in them. They also have no GMOS in them, and lets face it that is hard to find now a days!
Conscious Box is offering one of my readers (that's you) to win a 3-month Conscious Box subscription – that's a $59 value! But don't worry if you don't win, because they are also offering you a 50% dicount for ANY Conscious Box subscription. Use code: BECONSCIOUS
Make sure you head over to their facebook page and thank them for this great giveaway on Mummy Knows Reviews! 

Little Me Giveaway Event sign ups

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Little Me Giveaway EventAnnouncing the Multiple Birth Program Hosted by: Mom Powered Media Prizes: $250 Grand Prize Five winners - $100 Twenty winners - $50 Event dates: 3/18-4/15 SIGN-UP HEREAND LET THEM KNOW THAT KATIE SMITH SENT YOU!!!

Monograms Made With Love {FREE Blogger Opportunity}

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Hosted by: Mommy May We? Prize: One custom t-shirt (one color, one side only) made by Monograms Made With Love! This giveaway will go live March 5, 2013 and end March 20th, 2013. This giveaway event is FREE with announcement post. (Sign ups close March 4th at 12 AM EST) All posts must go live by March 6th at 9 PM EST. No exceptions! Sign Up Here!

Potty training Aiden, the good the bad and the wet

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We have been potty training Aiden off and on for a few months now. We started even before he turned two. While we where not expecting him to get it we just wanted him to become comfortable with the idea of sitting on the potty, and he was doing great. That is until baby brother came around, then he wanted to be the baby again. We had started to teach Aiden sign language when he was about six months. I had won a babysigns set awhile back and just put the DVD on in the background. So when it came to potty training, I saw that they had a potty DVD too.

BOGO with nature's sleep

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Need some new pillows? Well Nature's sleep has there pillow on sale, better yet they are buy one get one FREE!!! This great sale ends March 6th so make sure you head over to Nature's Sleep and get your pillow before its to late!!!