Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Milkdot Lunch Box Review #Summersweeping

At Milkdot, they believe that good design can be appreciated by anyone, big or small. Milkdot creates and offers you contemporary products with an all-ages appeal. Products that are not only safe for kids, but also fit a kid's need to be cool and unique with the functionality and style that parents love. Each one of Milkdot's products are created with love for design, color, simplicity of clean lines, versatility and love for the world we live in.  

Not only are Milkdot's product beautiful, they are also safe for your children and the environment.  All Milkdot products are PVC-free and have been thoroughly tested for lead and phthalates by a CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) accredited lab and exceeds the CPSIA (Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act) standards. When you purchase a Milkdot product, you can feel confident that you've made a choice that says you love design and that you care to make a difference towards a better future too. 

Here is my lunchbox all packed and ready to go!
 I love that Milkdot's products are great for kids and adults!  I picked out the Stöh lunchbox in blue raspberry for review.  I love, love, love the color.  I think it's more of a bright teal than a blue raspberry color- which I love.  It's the perfect Jaguar color for my favorite NFL team!  The Stöh lunchbox is a modern yet practical solution for a lunch bag that combines clean and simple design with features perfect for packing your favorite food, drink and utensils.  It's definitely a sleek and stylish way to tote your lunch everyday.  This is going to be the perfect lunchbox for me when I start teaching again this year! 

I packed up some meals for Baby Boy while he went to stay with his Grandma for a night.  I had no problems fitting everything he needed into the lunchbox for lunch and dinner.  There is a mesh pocket in the top and bottom to store small food, utensils, or ice pack if needed.  The foam insulation keeps your food cold for up to 6 hours, so you know your lunch will still taste fresh.  Plus, the handle has a hidden magnetic closure to keep the handles together so it's easy to carry.

Follow & Connect:  You can Like Milkdot on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.

Buy It:  You can buy the Stöh lunchbox for $25 on their website.

Win It:  Come back tomorrow and enter to win one in the Sweeping Summer Giveaway Hop!

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Sunday, July 28, 2013

Baby Bullet Giveaway!

Welcome to the Baby Bullet Complete System Giveaway!
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Sponsored by: Baby Bullet

Enjoy making baby food for your little one?  The Baby Bullet is perfect for you!

The Baby Bullet Complete System comes with a batch bowl, power base, date-dial cups, short cups, stay fresh lids, blend blade, milling blade, nutrition guide, the pocket nutritionist and the user manual.
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You can make Stage 1 foods, Stage 2 foods, Stage 3 foods, or even smoothies! I used mine to make salsa once too! Check out Fun With Four's Baby Bullet Review.

One lucky winner will win a complete Baby Bullet System, valued at $59.99. Must be a US resident, 18 and up All winning entries will be verified. Giveaway begins 7/28/2013 at 1am CDT and ends 8/12/2013 11:59pm CDT. Good Luck!!!

Disclosure: My Life According to Pinterest, Fun With Four, and Everything Mommyhood is not responsible for prize shipment, as this is a sponsored prize. We were not compensated in any way for promotion of this giveaway. Fun With Four/Everything Mommyhood received the above mentioned item, in exchange for an honest review. Our opinions are not influenced in any way. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and any other social media are not affiliated with this giveaway. If you have any questions please contact the host of this giveaway at
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Friday, July 26, 2013

Weber Grill Giveaway!

Welcome to the Weber 22-Inch One-Touch Gold Kettle Grill Giveaway

It's Summertime and in our family we love to grill food...almost every day! There's nothing better then the smell of charcoal in the air on a warm Summer night. If you're going to grill, a Weber Grill is the best way to do it (in my opinion). Thrifty Nifty Mommy was happy to review the Weber 22-Inch One-Touch Gold Kettle Grill from  Take a look below to find out more about this fantastic grill.

Featuring 363 sq. in. of cooking space, the Weber One-Touch Gold 22-1/2 in. Charcoal Kettle Grill consists of a heavy-gauge porcelain-enameled lid and bowl for durability and long grill life. The grill features a factory assembled stainless steel One-Touch cleaning system, a hinged cooking grate and a removable high-capacity ash catcher to make indirect grilling easier. The built-in lid thermometer allows you to monitor your grill's temperature and a new bowl handle design includes an integrated tool hook for easy convenient storage.

This would be the perfect way to end the summer- a cookout on your NEW Weber One-Touch Gold Kettle Grill!
The PeaPod Plus accommodates children from 1-5 years of age. It comes fully assembled with a Micro-Lite sleeping pad already attached to the floor. This feature rich model also boasts two large zipper panels, lightweight mesh for great airflow, adjustable window screens, anchor straps, UV protection and a storage/carry bag. - See more at:

To read Thrifty Nifty Mommy's full review of the Weber 22-Inch One-Touch Gold Kettle Grill, click here

This prize is valued at $160 and could be YOURS! 

Open to the US Residents.  Ends 8/9/13 at 11:59 PM EST.
Enter using the Giveaway Tools form below.  Good Luck!

Disclosure: Thrifty Nifty Mommy received the Weber 22-Inch One-Touch Gold Kettle Grill at no cost in exchange for her honest opinion.  I have not received any compensation for hosting this giveaway. The participating bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfillment.
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Wednesday, July 24, 2013

DIY: Chalkboard Menu

I see these cute Chalkboard Menus on Pinterest ALL of the time and I thought to myself, "I can totally make that." Boy, was this easy! I was cruising Hobby Lobby one day and saw this framed kitchen decor on clearance for 70% off and thought the size and the frame were perfect! Then I just picked up a can of chalkboard spray paint with my 40% coupon. I had painter's tape already at home- and that was all I needed! (Btw, this was apparently a REALLY good dinner week at our house when I took this picture!)

First, I covered the whole frame with painters tape to protect it during the spray painting.  The corners were already covered in plastic, so I just taped around them.  If you had a frame where you could just remove the glass that would be really easy, however this one was already gallery framed so I had to tape it.

Then, I just took it out side and spray painted.  I used several coats.  I completely covered the glass, then let the paint dry completely and covered it again.  You can pretty much tell when you have enough on there.  I also tested it by writing on it with chalk and erasing it to make sure it looked good.

Here's what the finished project looks like in my house. 
 It's perfect for the little wall between the garage entrance and the breakfast nook area.

Have you ever made any other chalkboard paint projects?

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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Bath Time Organization with the Nuby Sea Scooper! {Review & Giveaway}

Nuby's Whale Pail Sea Scooper is the BEST bath toy holder I've ever used!  It's big, so it holds a lot of toys.  It has plenty of drainage, so toys actually dry out after bath time.  The hook really holds the Sea Scooper in place.  Plus, it's cute and colorful!

From Nuby:  Make bath time more easier and more enjoyable with the Nuby Whale Pail Sea Scooper!  After bath time fun is over, Nuby's Sea Scooper makes cleaning quick and easy.  Watch your baby giggle with delight as you scoop you favorite bath time toys into the whale's tummy.  The pail has special drain holes built in allowing excess water to easily drain away from the toys and quickly air dry.   Equipped with easy installation wall hooks, Nuby's Sea Scooper keeps bath time toys neatly on the bathroom wall.

Unfortunately, the Sea Scooper wasn't my first bath toy holder.  I previously had another brand of toy holder that suctioned to the wall.  Well, it was supposed to suction to the bath wall, but is usually didn't.  The darn thing fell off the tub wall at least once a week sometime between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m. crashing in the bathroom and scaring the bejesus out of me every time!  After the third late night scare I had had enough and trashed it.  That's when I got the Nuby Sea Scooper.  I LOVE the way this attached the the tub wall so easily!  It came with the hook.  I peeled off the tape and stuck it where I wanted it on the shower wall, waited about 30 minutes and started using it.  It couldn't have been easier and it has NEVER fallen off the wall- even full of toys every night!

After bath time I fill the Sea Scooper with all the wet bath toys (and it's big, so it holds a lot of toys) and I've never come back the next night to still wet toys.  Even the cloth pool balls that my little guy plays with in the tub dry out in the Sea Scooper due to it's great drainage holes.

This is great to use to store and scoop up pool toys too!  

Follow & Connect:  You can like Nuby on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.

Buy It:  You can buy Nuby Sea Scooper Whale Pail at,,, and Bealls.

Win It:  Thanks to Nuby, one lucky person is going to win a Sea Scooper of their own!  
Enter using the Giveaway Tools below.
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Giveaway is open to U.S. Ends 8/6 at 11:59 p.m. E.S.T.

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Monday, July 22, 2013

Pretty Mommies Blogger Opp!

Pretty Mommies Giveaway Event 

I'm teaming up with the Blogging Mamas Network for a great, free Event to promote and redefine healthy and natural skin from Pretty Mommies!

The Event is free for bloggers and in exchange for hosting the Giveaway Form and information on your blog, you'll receive 2 free Social Media links of choice!

Be sure to sign up soon, as the Event begins on August 14th and will end on August 25th!  Blogger with the most Sign-Up referrals gets a Follow Page during the Event.

We'll be giving away a full set of Pretty Mommies to 2 winners and a YEARS SUPPLY (that's 6 sets) to 1 winner. That's $1,264 of Pretty Mommies products!  Plus, there's a prize up for grabs just for bloggers, too.
The blogger who has the most entrants from their blog during the giveaway will also get a set of Pretty Mommies, so please say that Kim S. sent you!!

To sign-up for this Event, go to the So Easy Being Green blog!

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Nuby Potty Seat Giveaway!

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Welcome to the Nuby Potty Seat Giveaway!

Hosted by Miss Frugal Mommy & Sponsored by Nuby

This giveaway is in honor of two very big milestones at the Miss Frugal Mommy blog! 
Not only is Little Mr. Frugal fully potty trained, but Miss Frugal Mommy has reached over 6,000 Facebook fans! I would say that deserves some celebration and there's nothing I like more than to give stuff away!
The Nuby Potty Seat is sized just right for your little one, the stand-alone potty features a non-skid base, comfortable seat, and removable basin that is easy to empty and easy to clean. You can read Miss Frugal Mommy's review to learn more about this great product!

One lucky fan will receive a Nuby Potty Seat in the color of their choice (depending on availability.)
Enter to win in the rafflecopter below, all entries will be verified. This giveaway is open to US residents only.
Good Luck fans!!!

Giveaway is open to US only.  Ends 8/4 at 11:59 p.m.
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KidCo PeaPod Plus Travel Bed Giveaway!

 Welcome to the KidCo PeaPod Plus Travel Bed Giveaway

The newly designed KidCo PeaPod Plus is here! This convenient travel bed offers peace of mind to parents trekking with kids. A lightweight mesh surround provides increased air flow while a large front zipper panel makes access to your child effortless. The Micro-Lite sleeping pad comes firmly secured to the outer bottom of the PeaPod Plus with snaps, but is easily removable for cleaning or packing.

The PeaPod Plus also has great features for outdoor use including UV protection, anchor straps, adjustable sun screens, and an inner mesh zipper panel perfect for keeping insects out! This handy bed also quickly folds for storage inside its own bag and fits into your luggage, making it perfect for visits or long trips.

The KidCo PeaPod looks so neat and useful!  I would love to own one of these!
The PeaPod Plus accommodates children from 1-5 years of age. It comes fully assembled with a Micro-Lite sleeping pad already attached to the floor. This feature rich model also boasts two large zipper panels, lightweight mesh for great airflow, adjustable window screens, anchor straps, UV protection and a storage/carry bag. - See more at:

To read Housewife on a Mission's full review of the KidCo PeaPod Plus, click here

This prize is valued at $100 and could be YOURS! 

Open to the US & Canada Residents.  Ends 8/5/13 at 11:59 PM EST.
Enter using the Rafflecopter form below.  Good Luck!

Disclosure: Housewife on a Mission received the KidCo PeaPod Plus at no cost in exchange for her honest opinion.  I have not received any compensation for hosting this giveaway.  My Life According to Pinterest and other participating bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfillment.
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Saturday, July 20, 2013

Accessorize for Fall with Stella & Dot!

Kiss those summertime blues away, because Stella & Dot just launched their new fall line! 

This collection features gorgeous jewelry, scarves, bags and more that are perfect for those fall outfits! 

Here are some of my new fall favorites!
Photos via Stella & Dot
1. The Celia Pendant $69 (There's matching earrings too!)
2. The Peacock Bracelet $79
3. Isla Drops Earrings in Aqua $29
4. Pouf Bag in Leopard $24

There is so much new cute stuff!  Go check it out here.

Picture the leaves changing as you walk through the park, going to a pumpkin patch or drinking apple cider, all while looking fabulous in your new fall accessories from Stella & Dot. 

Happy Shopping!

This post contains affiliate links.
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Friday, July 19, 2013

Toddler of the Go Giveaway!

      Welcome to the Toddler on the Go Giveaway
hosted by An Ordinary Housewife. 
This prize package features three great products that are perfect for older babies and toddlers.

     Toddler Carrier from Action Baby: This stylish carrier can hold kids up to 40 lbs so it's perfect for mommies who want to wear their babies past the 24 lbs that is the limit of many baby carriers. Read the review here.

     Squooshi food pouches: These reusable, squeezable pouches are the last word in cuteness. And they make a great snack for your little one on the go! Go here to read the full review.

     Nuby Sport Sipper: Nuby is one of the leading brands for baby cups and feeding accessories and they've offered up one of their sport sippers for a giveaway. Go here for a review on the princess Nuby Sport Sipper.

I have Squooshi's and LOVE them.  They are so great for making yummy green smoothies for your little one to eat!  ALL of these prizes are something any toddler mom would love! 

     If you would like to win these awesome prizes, all you have to do is fill out the easy giveaway form below. Giveaway ends 8/12 and is open to US residents 18+. Good luck!

     The Action Toddler carrier prize is in the form of a gift code for a free, regular priced carrier. Shipping is free in the 48 continental states. Residents of Alaska and Hawaii may still win, but there may be a small shipping charge involved.

Terms and Conditions: This giveaway is not in any way affiliated with or endorsed by facebook or any other social media site. Open to US residents 18+. Winner will have 48 hours to respond, after which another winner may be selected. The sponsors, not My Life According to Pinterest, or any of the participating blogs, are responsible for prize shipment. Every effort will be made to get the winner their prize, but in the event the sponsor fails to follow through on their agreement, this blog is not responsible, as I'm simply facilitating the giveaway. This has not happened yet, but because of incidents on other blogs, I'm adding this disclosure. By entering you are agreeing to these terms. Thanks for your understanding!

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Reading Kingdom 4 month Subscription Giveaway

Welcome to the Reading Kingdom Giveaway!  
Hosted by:  Momma Lew's Blog 
Sponsored By:  The Reading Kingdom

The Reading Kingdom is an online English Language Arts program that uses effective and innovating techniques to teach students, ages 4 to 10  years old, how to read and write to a third grade level.

Early literacy is sooo important, so get your child off to the best start!
Find out more about The Reading Kingdom software by reading Momma Lew's review HERE.

The Reading Kingdom would like to give away a 4-month subscription to one lucky reader!  
Giveaway is open worldwide, 18+.
Giveaway begins midnight EST 7/19 and ends at midnight on 8/2.
To enter, follow the steps via the rafflecopter below.  

Thank you for entering & good luck!

Disclosure: My Life According to Pinterest is not responsible for prize. If you have any questions about this giveaway please send an email to Momma Lew's Blog at All entries are optional, if you do any of the tasks you can collect the entries, but if the winner task is a task you did not complete, a second winner will be chosen. Winner has 48 hours to respond by email to claim prize or a second winner will be chosen.
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Thursday, July 18, 2013

Action Baby Carrier Giveaway

Welcome to the Action Baby Carrier Giveaway!
Co-Hosted by: Tunica Mama

Action Baby Carriers

Action Baby Carrier started out with mei tai style baby carriers that were called Action Mom Carriers back in 2006 when a few family members of Angela Alexander, the founder, were having babies. Angela didn't want to do the typical purchase of baby gifts, but instead wanted to be a bit creative so she figured she could sew a few baby carriers. The first carrier she sewed took 9 hours! Wow! As she became better at sewing the carriers, especially after sewing two more for her cousin who was expecting twins, she was able to cut down the process time by quite a bit. Action Baby Carriers are made in the USA, don't leave red marks on babies legs, has a great internal support system for weight displacement and they are also a great quality for an affordable price! 

One lucky reader will win their choice of Action Baby/Toddler Carrier with a Value of $98 to $114!
This giveaway is open Worldwide to those who are at least 18 years of age at time of entrance. Giveaway will run from July 18th through August 8th. Winner will be chosen by random, notified by email and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. Enter through the Rafflecopter form below for your chance to win. Good luck!

Giveaway open WW and ends 8/8 at 11:59 p.m.

Disclosure: My Life According to Pinterest and other participating blogs are not responsible for shipment/fulfillment of prize. I received no monetary compensation for this publication. Review & Giveaway were conducted by Mami's 3 Little Monkeys blog, if you ave any questions please contact Sarh at
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