$50 Target Gift Card Giveaway-Ends 1/3

I know it's after Christmas, but who couldn't use some extra money, especially to Target?!  Now you have a chance to win a $50 Target Gift Card, brought to you by a group of awesome bloggers who want you to ring in the New Year with some extra money!  Just enter through the Rafflecopter widget below and make sure to do this before January 3rd!  Also, while you are entering, make sure to check out my Holiday Photo Contest and submit some photos before photo submissions close on December 31st!  To find more information and submit photos, go here !  a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

Kangaroo Mama’s Keeping Kids Creative Giveaway-$580+ 3 Winners Ends 9/30

Any parents or grandparents out there agonize over what activities to give our children that they'll love and we feel good about?  Well, the last week of September has been Nationally designated as "Keep Kids Creative Week". Although this week is usually celebrated at schools with many fun activities to help stimulate kids' creativeness, parents can also take advantage of this week to do some really fun things at home. Many parents, like myself, usually struggle with finding time to fit creativity in but there are lots of products out there to help us with getting those creative juices flowing. Mama-Nibbles and Life With Two Boys created this event to help you find some fun products to keep your family creative not only during "Keep Kids Creative Week" but all year long! Keeping Kids Creative begins on September 17th at 12:01am EST and ends on September 30th at 11:59pm EST.  Along with the awesome prizes that each of the participating blogs are … [Read more...]

Little Partners: Learning Tower & Art Easel Review & Giveaway

Ever wonder how you can get your kids more involved in your day-to-day activities without sacrificing time from those activities (insert laundry, dishes, cooking, baking, crafting, etc)?!  I was getting pretty good at doing everything one handed while holding Kiggster until carpal tunnel hit me and then I needed an alternative. Thankfully, I found Little Partners' Learning Tower and was able to do a review of their Learning Tower and Art Easel in Pink.  So a little background about why we sought out for a Learning Tower in the first place: I was working a full time job previously while Honey worked 2 jobs and was in graduate school full-time.  We had someone watching Kiggster during the daytimes and when Honey and I came home from work/school, we were scrambling to get dinner on the table.  We barely had time together as a family before bath and bedtimes occurred.  Kiggster always wanted to be in the kitchen with us, want us to carry her so she could … [Read more...]

Gutzy Gear: Backpack Straps & Patches Review & Giveaway

I was given the chance to throw a Gutzy Gear party and though Kiggster is a bit on the young side (22 months), I wanted to have a party for those I knew that had school-aged kids and were heading back to school!  Everyone that came to the party was excited to pick out their patches and start decorating their backpack straps with them!  But before we show you that, let's find out what Gutzy Gear is all about:  Gutzy Gear is a great, new way to express yourself by customizing your backback, sports duffel, messenger bag, and more! Gutzies are cool looking removable patches. Gutzies stick to a Gutzy strap cover that you put wherever you want to go Gutzy! With 56 Gutzies in a series and new Gutzies constantly being introduced, you can collect and trade a world of Gutzies. But Gutzy Gear is even more… Gutzy Gear is a lifestyle! Gutzy Gear is about showing the world who you are, taking chances and being the best YOU you can be. So wherever you are, whenever it … [Read more...]

Bella Tunno: Laminated Art Play Smock & Designer Diner Review and Giveaway

Ever wonder how to keep you child from running amuck in a restaurant without making them feel like a prisoner?  Ever feel like all you do is laundry but somehow you still end up with clothes that are still stained?!  That's where Bella Tunno comes in and rescues us!   Bella Tunno is a baby and children's NECCESSORY (necessary accessory) company dedicated to the balance of fashion, function and philanthropy.  Trend-setting tots can now flaunt funky and fun baby basics.   Bella Tunno is committed to donating a portion of EVERY sale to the Matt Tunno MAKE A DIFFERENCE FUND. The main focus of Bella Tunno's charitable efforts is drug and alcohol-related education, prevention and rehabilitation programs.  I was fortunate enough (ok, Kiggster was too) to be able to review the Laminated Art Play Smock and the Designer Diners!  I couldn't wait to get these in the mail and start using them.  Some of you who are familiar with … [Read more...]

Manners Are Free: Children’s Book, iPhone & iPad App Review & Giveaway

Is anyone out there like me where before Kiggster was born, I swore I wouldn't use my phone, TV, or computer as a form of distraction for my daughter to "behave?"  Wel, then she came along and all prior judgments of parents who used technology at restaurant outings and car rides disappeared because somehow I became one of them!  I couldn't get her to sit still at the restaurant and we couldn't get to our 6 hour destination any earlier than 13 hours.   However, I still like to be selective about what apps I expose her to.  Some of you may remember when I previously did a book review of Manners Are Free, well, I was fortunate to be able to also do a review of the Manners Are Free app and just fell in love!   I already liked the book so the app wasn't going to be much far off from that since it was the book in electronic format but I was looking forward to seeing the special features that the app offered.  Since I don't have … [Read more...]

Fall Fluff: Kangaroo Mama’s Giveaway Prize Package-Ends 9/15

The Parenting Patch Fall Fluff Giveaway Hop! James and Heather, a husband and wife team, launched The Parenting Patch: Where Parents Grow on September 15, 2011. In honor of the first anniversary of their blog and website, The Parenting Patch is hosting a cloth diaper giveaway hop that runs will start on September 1, 2012 and end on September 15, 2012 and Kangaroo Mama has decided to join the fun! The minimum value of each prize package for the blogs participating in The Fall Fluff Giveaway Hop is $15, but as you will find just like at Kangaroo Mama, many blogs will exceed that minimum! Each giveaway prize is related to cloth diapers which can include, but are not limited to, cloth diapers, wet bags, cloth wipes, cloth diaper laundry detergent, and cloth diaper ointment.  Additionally, The Parenting Patch is sponsoring a huge cloth diaper grand prize that consists of one (1) wet/dry bag in sage, one (1) handmade wet bag in an owl print, one (1) Smush Tush diaper, one (1) Awesome … [Read more...]

Willow Store: Sprout Change One Size Training Pants Review & Giveaway

Some of you may think Willow Store sounds familiar and that's because their Organic Super Wipes were previously featured on Kangaroo Mama!  This time, you'll get to see their Sprout Change Training Pants.  I was given the opportunity to review their Sprout Change One-Size Training Pant in Black.  I really liked this training pant because  you could really customize the size to your child with their easy waist elastic adjustment.  Plus, the buttons on the waist elastic are concealed so you don't see it and it's not touching your child's precious skin and leaving red marks/indentations!  You can see below for pictures and instructions on how the adjustment works:   Locate Find the snaps on the wings. To get the best fit, do the adjustment while child is wearing the trainer Open Unsnap the small pocket on one of the wings. Pull out the button and elastic … [Read more...]

Snap-EZ: AIO & Stuffable Training Pants Review & Giveaway

I love when a company carries a wide variety of choices so if you loved their diapers, you know you can also get their training pants and other products they carry!  I was recently given the opportunity to review the Snap-EZ AIO and Stuffable Training Pants.  I actually had just purchased the discontinued line of Training Pants to build up my stash and so I was really going to be able to see the difference between their old line and newly rolled out Training Pants first hand! Snap-EZ products are made by WAHMs in the US and only use the highest quality materials:  Polartec fleeces are the best in the industry and use one of the few that do the milling in the USA Wooly Nylon Thread which is more stable Lastin Elastic which is harder to sew but gentler on baby Below is a helpful chart from Snap-EZ comparing their diapers and training pants: Product Waterproof Outer Stay Dry Inner Sewn In Soaker Opening for … [Read more...]

Kangaroo Mama’s Just For Baby Giveaway Prize Package-Ends 8/10

Welcome to the Just For Baby Giveaway Hop. This hop is hosted by Fabulous Finds and Mama Chocolate and features everything under the sun you’ll need for baby. Be sure to visit each blog from the linky below and enter for your chance to win some really amazing prizes! This event will end on August 10th at 11: 59pm EST.  Want to know what's up for grabs for Kangaroo Mama's giveaway prize package? 3 Prizes, 1 Winner (US ONLY), Cloth Diapers and Training Pants to take you from birth past being potty trained!  SoftBums Omni Velcro Shell with Super Pod in Winner's choice of color. You can read my review here!  Super Undies Pull-On Training Pants in winner's choice of color.  You can read my review here!  Baby Babu Cloth Pocket One Size Diaper in a surprise print/color but winner's choice of gender (Girl/Boy/Gender Neutral).  You can read my review here!  Don't forget to check out the coupon code … [Read more...]

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