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The The Henry Diaries: 3 Months

Sharebar It’s amazing what a difference a month makes.  You do so much compared to last month.  You regularly roll from your tummy to your back.  You still haven’t rolled from your back to your belly even though I know … Continue reading

On On the Go in 2015 Green Scene Mom #Giveaway

Sharebar All moms understand that it’s really hard to travel with kids, even if only going to the park or the store. Here are some great products to make getting out of the house a little easier, whether it’s just … Continue reading

GE GE Lighting Home Makeover #Giveaway

Sharebar I remember having a few people over to scrapbook for the weekend not long after we had moved into our house.  We moved around some furniture and got to work.  Now, while I really love our house and the … Continue reading

Winter Winter Fun at the Ice Castles

Sharebar Last winter, I started writing a blog post with 100 things to do in the snow and ice.  By the time I remembered I wanted to publish it, it wasn’t winter anymore.  I am really glad that I didn’t, … Continue reading

#Win #Win a SmartBottoms Born Smart Newborn & Kawaii #Clothdiapers

Sharebar Welcome to the first annual Cloth is Cool giveaway hop! Cloth is growing in popularity because of money savings, environmental benefits and just plain enjoyment (it’s fun to pick from all the styles, prints and colors). Check out the … Continue reading

Cloth Diapers

Born Born Smart Newborn #Clothdiaper Review

I knew when I found out I was pregnant again, that I wanted to use newborn cloth diapers with Charlie. When I was pregnant with Henry, I knew that there were a few newborn cloth diapers that I really wanted to check out. One of them was Continue reading

What What Do I Need to Cloth Diaper a Newborn?

Cloth diapering a newborn doesn't have to be difficult. You will likely need more cloth diapers than you would with an older infant / toddler. Why waste money on disposable diapers when you can start saving money right from the start? The cost of buying a newborn stash doesn't have to be overwhelming, and many of the things you will buy can be used as your baby grows. So, what do I need to cloth diaper a newborn, you may be wondering. Well, here you go. Continue reading

Sneak Sneak peek for a #clothdiaper event that will rock your week!

Sharebar Something NEW and EXCITING has hit the cloth diaper community, and we are celebrating with a huge cloth diaper giveaway!, the ultimate source of consumer reviews for cloth diapers, has just made its debut. To kick start the … Continue reading

Budget Budget Cloth Diapers: AI2 + {Buttons Cloth Diaper Review}

Sharebar *Disclosure:  I received the products below for the purpose of this review.  No other compensation was received.*   I am so excited to kick off the budget cloth diaper series.  After listening to multiple friends talk about how they … Continue reading

What What is charcoal bamboo + {Rock-a-Bums cloth diaper review}

Sharebar *Disclosure:  I received the product mentioned for the purpose of this review.  No other compensation was received.  All opinions are 100% my own.* Ever since first hearing about charcoal bamboo fabric in cloth diapers, I wanted to know more, … Continue reading

Choosing Choosing a one size diaper for newborns + Rarpz review

Sharebar *Disclosure:  I received compensation in the form of products for the purpose of this review.  All opinions are 100% my own.*   When I was pregnant with Charlie, we knew we would use newborn diapers.  John worried a lot … Continue reading

Moraki Moraki Diaper review & All in One cloth diapers explained

Sharebar *Disclosure:  I received compensation in exchange for this post.  All opinions are 100% my own.*   All in One Cloth Diapers may be the easiest style of cloth diapers to use, whether as a parent, child care, grandparents or … Continue reading

Tips Tips for washing cloth diapers in hard water

Sharebar Whenever I ask cloth diapering parents what their biggest struggle is, the answer is generally a nighttime diaper solution or a good wash routine.  When I started using cloth diapers, I went into it really naive and just assumed … Continue reading

Take Take the “What is your diaper style” quiz {+review}

Sharebar What is your diaper style?  Pocket diaper?  All in one?  All in two?  Find out what the diaper quiz says about your diaper style. Do you need fast drying times? Do you love matching inserts to diapers? Do you … Continue reading

Hybrid Fitted Cloth Diapers explained Explaining hybrid fitted nighttime cloth diapers #FluffyXmas

Sharebar You may have missed it {okay, I highly doubt that} , but I love fitted diapers.  I would love if my entire stash was made up of fitted diapers.  Having a boy has taught me the necessity of having … Continue reading

Even Even baby’s bum is ahead of the game with Smart Bottoms #FreshFluff

Sharebar *I received the product mentioned below for the purpose of this review.  All opinions are 100% my own.*   After using pocket diapers for the better part of the last almost 3 years, I have developed a love for … Continue reading

Autumn Autumn AMP Cloth diaper Giveaway

Sharebar Welcome to the Autumn AMP Giveaway hosted by The Parenting Patch and co-hosted by Hackanator, A Sensible Momma, Leettle Baby, Cloth Diaper Guru, My Cloth Diaper Stash, Conservamom, Cloth Diaper Addicts, and Thinking About Cloth Diapers. In honor of … Continue reading


Born Born Smart Newborn #Clothdiaper Review

I knew when I found out I was pregnant again, that I wanted to use newborn cloth diapers with Charlie. When I was pregnant with Henry, I knew that there were a few newborn cloth diapers that I really wanted to check out. One of them was Continue reading

When When Your Princess Needs More Than Just the Dress, Get #DisneyMusic + Giveaway

Sharebar “I received the Little Mermaid Legacy Collection CD as a member of the Entertainment New Media Network.  No further compensation was received and all opinions are my own.  This post may also contain affiliate links.” #DisneyMusic #enmnetwork If you … Continue reading

3 3 Ways to Make PostPartum Recovery Easier

They say that you forget about the pains from labor when you hold your baby. I wouldn't exactly agree with that. I distinctly remember the back labor pains from my daughter. However, after having two kids, I didn't remember Continue reading

Breastmilk Breastmilk Storage Guidelines + Ameda Breast Pump Review

Sharebar There is absolutely nothing more stressful as a new mom than struggling with breastfeeding because of your supply.  I remember very well my struggle with that when Maggie was born.  I remember the endless hours of tears {from both … Continue reading

4 4 Last Minute Gift Ideas

Christmas is rapidly approaching. I realized today that there were only 4 days left and I am still not done shopping. I try to put a lot of thought into my gifts, but there are some people who really are hard to shop for, and now, I'm still looking for those few last minute gifts Continue reading

Been Been There, Done That {Family Game Review}

Last year I introduced you to Long Story Short, where family fun meets social media. This time, they sent me Continue reading


Make Make Game Day a Hit with this SNICKERS® Cream Cheese Dip #recipe

While I really love summer, I get so excited about fall! Fall means football in our house, and I'm the biggest fan of them all. Whether it is preseason, regular season, or post season football, you can bet the game is on at our house. Whether I'm hosting a football party or just trying to get the kids to keep themselves busy so I can yell at the TV, this SNICKERS® Cream Cheese Dip is sure to be a hit! Come on - #Chocolate4TheWin Continue reading

3 3 Homemade Popsicles to Cool You Off

Sharebar Organic Coconut Blueberry Popsicle 1 1/2 cup organic coconut milk 3/4 cup Greek vanilla yogurt 3 Tablespoons honey 2 Tablespoons organic shredded coconut 1/3 cup organic blueberries In a glass mixing bowl, mix together coconut milk, honey, shredded coconut, … Continue reading

A A Christmas Cookie Favorite: Rolo Cookies

Sharebar Okay, I promised you that I would get you this recipe for roll cookies so here it is.  These are my very favorite cookies ever!  I really hope you enjoy this oooey gooey deliciousness as much as I do. … Continue reading

Back Back to School Lunch Ideas from Emeals + Turkey Bacon Tortilla Roll Ups #recipe

One of the new favorites is their kid-friendly meal plan. Each meal plan comes with a ready-made shopping list to help you get through the grocery store in no time flat! Sign up for eMeals now and you can get 2 bonuses: Continue reading

Backyard Backyard Campouts aren’t Complete without a #GoodNightSnack from Kellogg’s #cbias

We all have that one little thing we look forward to in our day, and for me, that little thing is a good night snack. One of my favorite things to have for a snack at night is cereal, and Kellogg's has many of my favorites. Being pregnant, I know that if I do not eat something shortly before bed, I will be up at 3 in the morning because I am starving! Continue reading

Banana Banana Split Pops #Recipe + Zoku Quick Pops review

I was so excited to find out we would be receiving a Zoku Quick Pop Maker, Storage Case, and recipe book to review. The kids love to help create anything in the kitchen, so I knew they would have as much fun as I would with this. Continue reading