Connecting with K’NEX

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Disclosure: I received the free product for review purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ. My family loves to play together. We often have times when we sit and build legos. We have a couple different sets so we'll make those, or we'll get creative and build something with our imaginations. Recently, two sets of K'NEX came in the mail. My kids were very excited to get building. We hadn't ever played with K.NEX before so it was exciting to learn about this new … [Read more...]

Favorite Philips AVENT Baby Products

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Disclosure: I received free product samples for review purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ.   With Father's Day around the corner I wanted to share a couple of my favorite products that help get Dad involved with the kids! If Mom is nursing, sometimes Dad's doesn't get to be involved in feedings, with the Philips AVENT Manual Comfort Breast pump, Mother's can pump milk so Dad can take over nighttime feedings or so Mom can have a girls night out. … [Read more...]

I’ve Got the Power – TYLT

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Disclosure: I received free product samples for review purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ.   Raise your hand if dead batteries are really frustrating to you? Whether it is your phone, tablet, GPS, computer, portable game system or any other device, it is so frustrating when they die. Either you need them for some reason, or it is your child's device and they need it. My kids are not happy when their tablet dies in the middle of a game, or when I … [Read more...]

Taking Memory Foam Into the Kids’ Room

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Disclosure: I received a free product sample for review purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ. We recently played musical bedrooms at our house. We moved my baby out of my room and into his own room which then forced my son and daughter to share a room, for the time being. They were fine with that arrangement because we promised them bunk beds!! Then I needed to get mattresses for these bunk beds. Enter Signature Sleep. After working with their wonderful team … [Read more...]

Celebrate with Build A Bear

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Disclosure: I received a free product for promotional purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ. May and June are busy months full of celebration. Between graduations, Father's Day, Memorial day, Armed Forces Day, Teacher Appreciation, Flag day and more there are a lot of gifting opportunities. Build A Bear has created a series of friends that are perfect for gifting! Father’s Day- June 15: Surprise Dad with this rockin’ gift! Celebrate Father’s Day with … [Read more...]

Naturepedic Organic Cotton Mattress

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Disclosure: I was sent a free mattress for review purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ. While I was out of town earlier this month a big package arrived at my house. The contents? An Organic Cotton Quilted Mattress from Naturepedic. This was super news for my son because we had an empty bunk bed he was anxiously waiting to sleep in. With the arrival of his mattress he could finally occupy the top bunk!   Everyone helped with the unboxing of the … [Read more...]

Baby Product Round Up from Tommee Tippee

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  It took having three children before I learned about Tommee Tippee. I had joined a Facebook group for Mom's in my area where we could sell our baby things we no longer needed. People were selling Tommee Tippee bottles and they were very popular. I hadn't ever heard of Tommee Tippee so I did a little research into the company. A few weeks after I had my baby a friend gave me an extra breast pump she had. I had never used one before but was very excited to have it and start using it. … [Read more...]

Got Kids? Protect Your Mattresses

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Disclosure: I received free products for review purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ. Having a household is expensive. Buying couches, chairs, tables, appliances, beds and more to fill your house is expensive. When you make those purchases you want them to last. There are steps you can take to help protect your big items and keep them nice and lasting longer. Use a table cloth on your nice wood dining room table. I put a fabric runner across the top of my … [Read more...]

Porter Cable 20v Max Lithium 1/2″ Cordless Drill

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Disclosure: I received a free product sample for use in my Father's Day Gift Guide. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ. If you are looking for a manly Drill this Father's Day. Porter-Cable has you covered with the 20V Max Lithium Drill/Driver. Standard Features: Voltage: 20 Max Power: 330 UWO (Unit Watts Out) Battery Type: Lithium Ion Clutch Settings: 23 Speed: 0-400/0-1,600 rpm Chuck Size: 1/2" Tool Weight: 3.5 lbs Awesome Features: Torque … [Read more...]

Transitioning to a Memory Foam Mattress

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Disclosure: I received a free product sample from LinenSpa.com for review purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ.   For the past 30 years I have slept on a tradition spring coil mattress. For the past almost 12 years I've had the SAME mattress (I know this is horrible!) Did you know the life span of a mattress is about 8 years? (Though I think memory foam has a longer life span, perhaps)  You need to replace them every 8 years, so don't follow my … [Read more...]

Educational Play Everyday

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Disclosure: I am working together with Teach My to inform you of these new sets. All experiences and opinions are my own. yours may differ. Last year I introduced you to Teach My, a company dedicated to making fun activities for children to help them learn. Take a look at my previous review to learn about the Teach My Baby, Teach my Toddler and Teach My Preschooler sets. Now the sets are getting more detailed by talking about Baby Animals, The Solar System, Time and Continents and … [Read more...]

Top 3 Features of the D-Link DIR-510L Portable Router and Charger

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Disclosure: I received a free product sample for use in my Father's Day Gift Guide. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ. There are 3 main features that makes the DIR-510L D-Link Portable Router and Charger a must have device. #1 Device Charger The one feature that I use the most is the device charger. As phones get "smarter" we end up using them more and more which means the battery drains faster and faster. Having a portable charger that you can bring with you … [Read more...]

Join the #WaterRevolution with Contigo

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Disclosure: I have teamed up with Contigo to bring you this informative post. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ. I have been a fan of Contigo for a while now. Last year when my parents came to visit they owned some really cool Contigo water bottles and so my Mom bought me one. I take this water bottle everywhere I go. Why is Contigo so cool? Because they have an Autoclose technology that makes their water bottles better than all the other water bottles … [Read more...]

Surprise Mom with a Lovely Gift from Edible Arrangements

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Disclosure: I have teamed up with Edible Arrangements to bring you this post.  All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ.   Mother's Day is a sensitive holiday, this I know. Not everyone has a Mom or has a good relationship with their Mom. For purposes of this post I am going to refer to "Mom", but please insert Aunt, friend, Sister, Daughter, wife or any other title for the special woman in your life. Mother's Day is hard on Mom's. Even aside from the … [Read more...]

Completely Nut Free Chocolates

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Disclosure: I received a free product sample for review purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ.     Celebrate Mother's Day with some completely nut free chocolate! For all the Mother's and even family members suffering from some sort of nut allergy, rest easy now knowing about Vermont Nut Free Chocolates. I know that it can be difficult find food gifts when these sort of allergies are present in your home. At our house we don't suffer from … [Read more...]