Tea Collection’s Ginger Flower Set and $100 Gift Card #Giveaway

Tea Collection makes gorgeous clothes for infants, children and women that are rich in color, made with high quality materials, and in prints and patterns that bring the great big world into your dresser drawers.

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The Ginger Flower Set is the perfect example of what Tea Collection does- each line is based on the designers’ travels to different areas of the world.  They immerse themselves into the culture, and come back with fresh ideas and inspiration to make clothes that fit well, don’t fade, and most importantly to me, hold up to rough and tumble play.  An added bonus that speaks loudly to me is that this company has a heart.  They partner with  The Global Fund for Children, a nonprofit that supports children globally.  As a mom this touches my heart and makes me respect the Tea Collection brand even more.

The Ginger Flower Set comes with 6 pieces- 3 dresses and 3 leggings.  The colors are rich, the patterns delightful, and the cotton is soft and so comfortable for my daughter to wear.  The necklines are generous so that there isn’t frustration when your little one is trying to get dressed independently.  Plus, they are just plain gorgeous.  We like to mix and match these pieces, or rather, my 2 year old likes to mix and match.  I don’t mind, and she LOVES being able to pick her own outfits and dress herself!!

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Tea Collection has offered to send one of my readers a $100 Gift Card!


To enter, simply fill out the Rafflecopter below.  Good luck!

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My True Nature Review and #Giveaway


With a new baby in the house and 2 older kids, we give a lot of baths!  I try to stick to all natural products as often as possible.  When I learned that the children’s bath products by My True Nature included 72% organic ingredients, I was eager to give them a try. Another thing I like about My True Nature is that  you can share the Tubby Town stories with your kids- Kids love the stories and sweet characters and it makes bath time so much more fun!

I tried out the kids gift bag which includes:  Stinky By Nature 2 in 1 Baby Shampoo and Body Wash (8oz).  Bubbly By Nature Baby Bubble Bath (12 oz.), an organic cotton wash cloth, scrub toy and a reusable lunch bag.  [click to continue…]

77kids offers a fun shopping experience for grownups and kids!

Baby B and I went to check out 77kids a few weeks ago at a local mall.  I’ve never been to 77kids (the mall closest to us doesn’t have a store (yet) and so we took a little road trip) and was delighted to have the chance to check them out.  I knew I liked a lot of the clothing and accessory options from perusing their website but I wasn’t prepared for how much I’d love the store.   Tons of fun, and really kid friendly. 

We arrived just before the store opened- so we got to check out the window displays- which included snow falling.  My little one was entranced.  The decor is simple, rustic, durable and fun.  From kid sized chairs placed throughout the store to a funky ottoman in the accessory area,  a photo booth, a candy bar (yes!! and stickers and tattoos for kids as well)…kid sized dressing rooms…birds and skulls that “dance” magically on the floor (this kept my 2 year old very busy and very happy so I could browse) which are really just lights…but oh, they are fun!   [click to continue…]

Duckle Dance Sweepstakes by Capezio & Wisharoo Park ($100 ARV Giveaway)


Hey Moms, Dads, Gramas, Grampas, Aunts, Uncles, babysitters- Let’s get moving!!!  Get your kids boogie down and dancing to the Duckle Dance beat and enter them in the Duckle Dance Sweepstakes Presented by Capezio and Wisharoo Park.

To enter-  simply video your preschool kids doing the Duckle Dance and then enter those videos via downloads to their facebook or YouTube accounts for a chance to win one of twenty Capezio and Wisharoo Prize packages or one of five $500 Dance Scholarships!

To kick-off the promotion, Wisharoo Park and Capezio premiered its inaugural Duckle Dance promotional video, featuring favorite Wisharoo Park characters Ranger Rosey and DanDan and Della Duckle dancing along with real life kids, at the newly launched multimedia Wisharoopark.com. [click to continue…]

Cubbie Cup- how my 21 month old stays (happily) quiet in church!! (Giveaway)

I have a secret to keeping my youngest happy and busy without making a ginormous mess during church.  Its the fabulous Cubbie Cup!  I wasn’t sure what I’d think of this, a snack cup and sippy cup in one piece, but having had it a while, I LOVE it.  Yes, we’ve used it other times but this product has been a lifesaver for me at church.  My church is small and doesn’t have enough kids for a nursery program so my youngest sits in the sanctuary with us in the pew.  I do bring toys and things but the Cubbie Cup, I promise you, has been our savior (haha, but I’m serious).  A bit of water and some goldfish crackers, kix, cheerios- she’s a happy, happy girl, and her mama is just as happy because with the cool lid, she doesn’t get her snacks all over everything. 

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ShooShoos USA

My oldest nephew is getting married this September, and all three of my kdis are in the wedding.  This means they need to be properly decked out as a ring bearer and flower girls- including footwear.  I’m particular about the shoes my kids wear, and really try to keep them in quality leather with a nice flexible sole as long as possible when they are toddlers.  I have heard such good things about ShooShoos USA for so long – known for their style, construction and smiley faced flexible soles- that they were one of the first places I looked to when starting to search for shoes for Baby B to wear at the wedding.  ShooShoos USA offers shoes for boys and girls up to age 2 1/2.

 I found the most darling little White/Silver Ballet Smiley shoes and knew I had to have them for my girl!  I love that there are no laces for her to trip over or untie, and the elastic around the back of the shoe allows for a more snug fit.  They just hug her little ankle and allow her little feet to move as they want to.

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Kids Relief All Natural Medicine

My littlest one is sick, again.  Or maybe, still.  Poor thing.  She’s had a really tough winter with stomach bugs and ear infections, plus scarlet fever.  Sometimes more than one of these illnesses at once.  That’s a lot for a 1 year old.  When she’s not feeling well, and really, when anyone in our family isn’t feeling great, I turn to natural and homeopathic remedies more and more first- like I did half an hour ago when I gave her some Kids Relief Pain & Fever and the Earache relief before her nap to keep her comfortable.  I’m fairly certain her ear infections from a few weeks ago have returned (or never went away) and she’s been very uncomfortable and crabby.  We can’t get in to the pediatrician until 4:45 this afternoon and she’s really overtired.

Why homeopathic first?  I try to avoid chemicals out of our home and our bodies when possible.  Obviously at times there’s a need for them, but if I can avoid them, I will.  Plus, there have been so many recalls on things in recent years that I would rather avoid medicines that have previously been recalled if able to.  Kids Reilef has a nice selection of products that provide relief for so many symptoms our kids can experience from 0-12!

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