LifebankUSA Peace of Mind Graco 4ever 4-in-1 Car Seat #Giveaway!

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Thank you LifebankUSA for sponsoring this post! I've discussed cord blood banking here on the blog before and it was even something we considered with our second child. If you're not familiar with cord blood banking, it's the collection and storage of your baby's umbilical cord stem cells. You might find it interesting that stem cells in cord blood have transformative potential and have been used to treat over 30,000 patients worldwide. Banking the most stem cells can be critical and … [Read more...]

Stock Up and Save on P&G favorites at Walmart!

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Thank you P&G for providing Walmart gift cards and information on the Stock Up & Save Event! I'm the type of person who likes to stock up on household items so that I'm not constantly running out to purchase things we need. Typically, I like to keep a supply of the most used items in my home such as paper towels, toilet paper, detergent and diapers! When I found about P&G Stock Up and Save event at Walmart I couldn't wait to take advantage of the savings! From now until … [Read more...]

Making the transition to bottle easy with Munchkin LATCH!

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Thank you Munchkin LATCH for sponsoring this post as part of the #LoveLatch campaign! When I found out I was pregnant with Aric, it came as a bit of a surprise! What wasn't a surprise though was my plan to breastfeed. Nursing didn't go smoothly with his big sister and I ended up exclusively pumping and bottle nursing her for the first three months of her life. When I went into my second pregnancy, I wanted to be able to both breast and bottle feed for a few different reasons. For one, I … [Read more...]

Get Bladder Leakage Protection with Depend Silhouette Active Fit Briefs! #Underwareness

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Chances are you or someone you know has dealt with bladder leakage. My bladder leakage problems started in my first pregnancy. I was thirty-something weeks along and suddenly felt a rush. Did my water break? No. My doctor told me that incontinence was quite common in pregnancy. My problems didn't stop once my daughter was born though! Postpartum urinary incontinence is a form of stress incontinence and there were times I would leak when I sneezed, coughed, or even laughed! I had to work through … [Read more...]

Have your baby lounge in comfort with the Boppy® Newborn Lounger! #BoppyNewbornLounger

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Boppy via Burst Media. The opinions and text are all mine. My little man recently turned three months old and between him and my four year old, I'm keeping busy! I feel like there is always something for me to do, whether it be feeding Aric, washing bottles, household chores, etc. The Boppy® Newborn Lounger is perfect for when I have to get household chores done and need my hands free. As much as I would love to hold and snuggle with … [Read more...]

Nesquik Celebrates Superheroes Everywhere with Personalized Canisters! #LikeASuperHero @NesquikUSA

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Parents are just like superheroes in many ways. We save the day when our kiddos are in distress by finding missing toys, socks, etc. I don't know about you but it also feels like I have super strength every time I lift my preschooler into my minivan! Nestlé Nesquik is celebrating superheroes everywhere by teaming up with Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron by creating a limited number of personalized canisters of Nesquik! E and I recently gathered some masks, capes, and other cool superhero … [Read more...]

Revamp Your Spring Beauty Routine with Nexxus New York Salon Care Available at CVS! #NewNexxusCaviar

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of Global Influence. All opinions are mine alone. Spring is here and I don't know about you but I've been doing some major spring cleaning! Not only am I revamping my home, I'm improving my spring beauty routine by pampering my hair! As the seasons change and we transition from winter to spring, for some reason my hair tends to dry out. One step I have taken is that I wash my hair every other day to help prevent my hair from drying out. Now that the weather … [Read more...]

I’m testing out Dove Advanced Care Anti-Perspirant/Deodorant! #IC #AD

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Dove. I received a product sample and promotional item to thank me for my participation. I have a confession to make. It's a little embarrassing but I tend to perspire a lot and although it hasn't been an issue, I do worry about odor. It's been like this since I was a teenager and over the years I've had to switch anti-perspirant/deodorants many times. It's actually worse in the spring and summer months to the point … [Read more...]

Great Savings on RO*TEL at Walmart! #JustAddRotel #Cbias

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JustAddRotel #CollectiveBias I use  RO*TEL in quite a few recipes I make and with the Big Tournament here, I'm using RO*TEL in one of my favorite dips! When I found out that I could purchase three cans of RO*TEL and get one can free with coupon at Walmart, You bet that I'm taking advantage of this great deal! Are you creating a big snacking spread for the Big Tournament? Looking … [Read more...]

11 Desserts You Can Make with PEEPS!

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Easter comes early this year (April 5th) which is less than two weeks away! Like most people, We're pretty busy trying to finalize dinner plans and I'm in the process of planning what treats I will be making for the little ones this holiday. PEEPS have been an Easter basket staple for years. I remember the Easter bunny leaving them in my basket as a kid and the tradition lives on with my little ones. If you're looking for a fun treat to make for the holiday or something you can create with … [Read more...]

Cleaner floors with the iRobot Roomba 870! #iRobotatBestBuy @iRobot @BestBuy

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Disclaimer: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. One of my least favorite chores is vacuuming. I love having a spotless floor but the process of getting there with a regular vacuum is tedious. We live in a small apartment so you would think vacuuming would be a cinch, right? I wish! With that being said, I was thrilled to have the opportunity to try the iRobot® Roomba® 870 which is available … [Read more...]

Take a break with Snapple Straight Up Tea! #TeaStraightUp

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #teastraightup #CollectiveBias I'm constantly on the go and when I'm not running around, I'm juggling working from home and taking care of E and baby Aric. Mornings can be a little crazy so I try not to schedule play dates and other activities until the afternoon. Even with careful planning, We're almost always running late because of unexpected circumstances such as having to change … [Read more...]