New AZO PMS Relief & Enter to win!

AZO wants us to share our PreMenstrual Sagas – for a chance to win a $500 SpaFinder gift card!  Someone wants to reward us for sharing "battle" stories?  Sign me UP! Fans can share their stories of a time when PMS messed with their lives, and in return, we’ll give them a $2 coupon for AZO ...

thredUP.com 48 hour sale!! 30% off *HOT*

thredUP.com 48 hour back-to-school flash sale! thredUP.com is where busy moms swap children’s clothes, toys and books online. This back-to-school season, thousands of moms are saving money and giving back by trading outgrown kids’ clothes for gently used school clothes that fit. Sale Starts: August 24, 12:01 am EST Sale Ends: August 25, 11:59 pm PST Today (Aug. 24th) ...

Organic Belle Baby Carrier (Giveaway)

The Organic Belle Baby Carrier is a well constructed, ergonomic, parent-friendly soft strucured carrier that can carry a baby from 5-35 pounds, front or back, rear facing or front facing.  Its also a beautiful carrier to just look at end enjoy- especially with the pretty fabrics they have chosen for the carriers themselves!  (This is a ...

Pocket Purifier: Kill germs without chemicals (Giveaway)

As a mom I am always looking for a quick and simple way to make sure my son is not exposed to too many germs. The Pocket Purifier is a compact germicidal light that uses the same UV-C light that is often used to sterilize surgical instruments. This hand-held sterilizer is powered by 4 AA batteries ...

No More Bugz! Organic Insect Repelling Bug Balm

Its mid July in CT and we live near woods.  That makes for many, many bugs especially at dusk, when we're trying to play outside after dinner, swim, do yard chores, etc.  I'm always on the lookout for bug repellants that don't contain DEET or harmful to your skin ingredients, so I jumped at the ...

Maude Cloth Diapers- There’s a “new kid” in town!

There are so many cloth diapers on the market today that it is sometimes hard to choose which one is best for your needs.  We have both (Brett & Jenni)  have tried our fair share of diapers and have concluded that pocket diapers are definitely the way to go.  However, within the pocket diaper category, there are ...

Burt’s Bees Pollinates Schools!

I think you know by now that I feel strongly about doing what we can to protect our earth and minimize our impact on it.  I try to teach my children to do the same, but I also think that we should all be working on educating ourselves about this, and our children, because I ...

Kids Summer Fun: Smens® Pens (Giveaway)

Educational Insights sent us a 10 pack of Smens® Pens.  These are environmentally friendly pens that smell fantastic, and aren't harmful to our earth.  They look pretty cool, too.  In theory, these are great for kids, you know, because of the scents.  I kind of don't want to share them at all, with anyone.  So ...

Kids Summer Fun: Sidewalk Paint

I did a guest post for Sprig Toys on their blog recently, and you can check out a super simple, super cheap and non toxic way to make your own sidewalk paint...using things I bet you already have on hand at your house!!  Click here to check it out!![ad#glam between posts]

What grows in the garden? Kiwano horned melon

Each week Just Trying To Save Money will find a new fruit or vegetable that her family is going to try and share with you how it tastes, where is grows, etc. This is a way for her family to try new fruits and vegetables and hopefully encourage your family to do the same! Just ...