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7 Jun



So excited to try out all of my Honest Company products!  I just received my first order in the mail yesterday!  I mean, who doesn’t love Jessica Alba?  ha!  All of The Honest Company products are safe, eco-friendly, affordable and delivered right to your door step!  I have my first load of laundry going now!


Bibs From SugarChicBaby

6 May


I just received these super cute toddler bibs from SugarChicBaby!  They are nice and thick for soaking up all of my son’s messes and very nice quality!  Definitely better than anything you can buy at the store!  I am very impressed!

SugarChicBaby can be found on Etsy:

California Baby Bubble Bath

24 Apr

California Baby Bubble Bath


California Baby is a great product in general!  They use sustainable and biodegradable ingredients and recyclable packaging for their products and are converting all aspects of business and manufacturing processes to earth-first, zero waste, solar power and recyclable systems.  One of my favorite parts about these bubbles is that it comes with a bubble wand which makes the bubble bath experience even more fun for my son and well, his parents too!  😉

Checklist For Traveling With A Toddler

12 Apr

We recently traveled to Arizona as a family and this checklist, from Babycenter was super helpful!  Thought I should share!


Checklist: Packing list for traveling with a toddler

Remember all the stuff you carried around when your child was an infant? Double or triple that load. Now you’re approaching the amount of toys, snacks, clothes, and gear you’ll need to keep your toddler comfortable and entertained.

Here’s a checklist of things you’ll need on the road, plus tips for easy, efficient packing.

Bring extras in case of emergencies or delays
Pad to put under your toddler during diaper changes
You can buy disposable changing pads at supermarkets or reusable ones at baby stores
Bring a few for comfort, shade, and warmth
Plastic bags
Carry a variety of sizes for storing soiled diapers, clothes, and shoes
Small bottles of disinfecting hand gel and toiletries
Toys and books
Your child’s favorites, plus several new toys for surprises along the way. Bring sturdy toys that don’t have easy-to-lose parts
Your child’s lovey
Clothes, socks, and shoes
One to two outfits per day is a good guideline. Denim and dark colors are good for hiding dirt and stains. Prepare for weather changes by dressing in layers.
Bathing suit
Lightweight and easy to pack, and you never know when it will come in handy
Washable bibs
Sun hat and sunscreen
Sippy cups, canteens, or bottles
Encourage your toddler to drink plenty of liquids to avoid dehydration, especially when flying
Lightweight plastic feeding set with utensils
Portable highchair to use at your destination
Snack food
Don’t forget high-energy snacks for yourself, too!
(If your toddler uses one)
First-aid kit
Pain reliever and supplies for treating minor injuries
Laundry soap
For handwashing soiled clothes en route
Socket protectors
For childproofing rooms at your destination
Portable crib or play yard
Unless your toddler sleeps with you, or you’ve arranged for a crib at your destination
Car seat for travel by car or plane
Collapsible stroller
Can usually be gate-checked or stored in the overhead bin of an airplane
  • Packing Tips
  • Start preparing to pack a few days before you travel. Keep a running list of things to bring, or put items out on a table or dresser as you think of them.
  • Use a diaper bag with a waterproof lining and a shoulder strap.
  • Pack an extra shirt for yourself in your carry-on bag — just in case.
  • Prevent leaks by packing medicines and toiletries in re-sealable plastic bags.
  • Keep your child’s outfits together in one suitcase so you can find them easily.
  • Take your camera — and don’t forget the battery charger.
  • Bring a clip-on reading light so you can read at night without disturbing your child.

Bunny and Rabbit Crayons

15 Mar

Kids' EASTER BASKET CRAYONS Toys - Spring Bunny Rabbit & Baby Duck Coloring Party Favors - Set of Six (6) - Eco-Friendly - Free Gift Box


Just bought these super cute crayons for my son’s Easter basket from Ivy Lane Designs on Etsy!  They will be easy for him to hold onto!


Things to Hide In Easter Eggs other than Candy

7 Mar

I found this great list of items to hide in Easter eggs or put in Easter baskets that are not candy!  I will definitely be putting a few of these things in my 14 month old sons Easter basket this year.  I hope you find it as useful as I did!

Character Band- aids
Magnetic letters to add a bit of learning
Puzzle pieces- put the puzzle together to make sure you got all the eggs
Lip gloss
Bounce balls
Glitter shakers
Glitter glue
Army men
Wind up toys
Alphabet letters to add the element of literacy
Hair ties
Silly putty
Temporary tattoos
Toy cars
Dollar bills


A Whistle
Tiny bubbles
A yo-yo
A mini-slinkie
Mini Water Gun
Jokes on sheets of paper
Pictures of larger items (the larger gift is hidden in the house)
Balloons (always supervise kids while they play with balloons)
Rocks (for kids with a rick collection)
Fruit snacks
Nail polish
Jelly Bracelets

Silly Bandz

Barbie accessories
Teddy Grahams
Goldfish crackers
Tiny party favor items from Party City
Tokens for Chuckie Cheese


20% Off Your First Purchase on!

1 Feb

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Soak Your Cloth Diapers in Vinegar and Water

7 Jan

My sons cloth diapers started to smell a little funky, so we tried several different detergents and nothing worked! Why didn’t I think of trusty old vinegar!? Soak the diapers and inserts in 1-2 cups of vinegar and water over night and boom, they are back to smelling like nothing! Vinegar is cheap and works on so much! I love you vinegar!

Charlie Banana Cloth Diapers

25 Oct

If you decide to do cloth diapers, Charlie Banana diapers work like a charm!  They button, instead of velcro, which is way better for staying closed and velcro also sticks to other things in the wash.  The super strong snaps are all adjustable so you can adjust as your kid grows.  Each diaper cover comes with two super soft inserts so you can put one or two in the diaper cover depending on your preference.  Charlie Banana diapers make using cloth diapers super simple! I just throw the soiled diaper and insert into the wash and do a load every.  We have saved so much money by not having to buy disposable diapers!  Also, a lot of the other cloth diaper brands don’t look ascetically as good as Charlie Banana’s do.  As you can see in the pictures of my son above, they look good on!  No ugly buttons up the middle, no weird flaps hanging off the sides, etc.

Crazy facts from the Charlie Banana website: “One child will use approximately 6,000 disposable diapers by the age of 24 months, resulting in one ton of rubbish. Disposable diapers take over 500 years to decompose, and no one is even sure if they ever fully break down.”



Breastfeeding Chart for Newborns

16 Oct

When you bring that fresh baby nugget home, you will need to note every feeding and diaper change for the pediatrician.  Here is the very simple chart that we used!  Please feel free to use it too!

Breastfeeding Chart

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