Thursday, June 27, 2013

Suppori Baby Carrier Review #redwhiteblue {Sponsor Spotlight}

 
 
It's hot in Florida!  And although baby wearing can be a lot more convenient than a stroller, sometimes it just gets too hot to have on a bulky carrier.  That's one reason I was excited to try the SUPPORi Baby Sling.  It's environmentally friendly and does not retain heat due to its permeable design which reduces the threat of heat rash that other carriers may cause.  It's very breathable! So, it is great all year round, even during the hot Florida summers.
 
Baby Boy and me on the way to the Zoo.
The SUPPORi sling is so great for quick trips and outings or when your baby wants to be carried around a lot.  Baby Boy doesn't usually mind the stroller, but sometimes he just gets fussy and wants to be carried.  Not to mention it's super easy to just keep in your purse or diaper bag so you have it wherever you go.  It's so light- lighter than an iPhone!  You can be wearing your baby in less than a minute- anytime!  I pulled it out at the Zoo and the first thing my sister said is, "I want to borrow that for sure with my next baby!"
 
Here's how easy it is to use:
Photos by LuckyBabyWorld.com
  The SUPPORi is capable of supporting babies up to 28 pounds.  Baby Boy is now 9 months old and a little over 21 pounds and fit perfectly in the SUPPORi.  The material that the sling is made of is very strong and stretchy, but I definitely had to make sure that the sling was fully covering his bottom and hips all the way to under his knees to prevent the hem from digging into his chunky little legs.  As long as I did this, he was comfy.  
 
Like Step 3 says, you do need to support the baby with your hand.  I would not consider this a totally hands free baby carrier.  The opposite shoulder strap does support the weight of the baby and takes a lot of pressure off of my arm under the baby. No weight is put on my arm,  I am just using it to support my baby's back and keep him upright. The best thing about this sling is that I can definitely carry Baby Boy for longer periods of time without having my arms feel like they're going to fall off.  (My child seriously feels heavy after even a few minutes!)  Keep in mind though that SUPPORi is not meant to be used continuously for more than 2 hours.  

SUPPORi is fashionable and stylish too!  It's available in a wide variety of trendy colors to choose from.  So, whether you’re a mom or dad, I'm sure you can find whatever color will work for you best- red, white, or blue!  There is even a limited edition USA design.  Check out the more than 15 colors that are available here.
Photo via LuckyBabyWorld.com

Follow & Connect:  You can Like Lucky Baby World on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.
 
Buy It:  You can buy the SUPPORi on their website.
 
Win It: Come back July 1st and enter to win a SUPPORi in the Red, White, & Blue Giveaway Hop!
 

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Combi High Chair Giveaway

Welcome to the Combi High Chair Giveaway! 
Brand new, not yet available for purchase!

Wed, Feb 13, 2013 1:39:46 PM

Sponsored by: Combi USA Hosted by: Everything Mommyhood
Special thanks to our co-hosts Couponing Momma and The Nurse Mommy!
 I have not gotten the chance to try any Combi USA products before, but they look so awesome!
Combi USA provides juvenile products for nearly every setting of a child's life. They have strollers, high chairs, car seats, bouncers, walkers, and more!
Check out Everything Mommyhood's Combi High Chair Review!

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The Combi High Chair is a brand new item and has a lot of great features!
  • Five-position height adjustment
  • Three-position seat recline
  • Five-point harness with shoulder pads
  • Dishwasher-safe, removable tray insert
  • Compact fold
The Combi High Chair isn't available for sale until July 14th, but you can pre-order now at Amazon for $179.99!
One lucky winner will receive a Combi High Chair in the color of their choice! US Residents 18 and up only All winning entries will be verified Giveaway ends 7/12/2013 at 11:59pm CST.

 
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

4th of July Kids Crafts Ideas


Here's a compilation of some fun looking crafts for kids to get your creative juices flowing for 4th of July.

All photos via sources listed below.

1. Hand Print Patriotic Wreath from Activity Village

2. 4th of July Parade Wand from Crunchy Frugalista

3. Popsicle Stick Flags from Gingersnap Crafts

4. 4th of July Heart Pin from Preschool Krafts for Kids 


All photos via sources listed below.

5.  Red, White, and Blue Fan from All Kids Network

6.  Pasta Firecrackers from Brimful Curiosities

7.  Firecracker Hat from Lille Punkin

8.  Construction Paper Firecrackers from 99 Crafting

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Write Comfortably with the UGLee Pen! {Review & Giveaway}


Have you ever heard of an UGLee pen?
 
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Neither had I.  But, I'm glad I found out about them!  This pen is completely thought up and designed by a physician (one that graduated from Yale by the way!) to be the most comfortable ergonomic pen around.  The UGLee (yes, it's pronounced ugly) pen stands for the Ultimate Grip pen and Lee is the name of the doctor that invented it- Dr. Lee.  It started out as people calling it the Dr. Lee pen, then the Ultimate Grip pen, and now it's known as the UGLee pen.  Love the name or hate the name it's still one of the most comfortable pens I've used.
 
The grip is made of a jelly feeling nylon and is virtually indestructible!  You could chew on it everyday and nothing would happen to it.  (Gross, but true.)  The overall shape as well as the detailed contours are perfectly engineered to follow and fit the anatomy of the hand.  "You don't have to grip this material, it grips you." 
 

The UGLee pen has some of the smoothest ink around- better than roller ball, gel ink, or fountain ink.  It's refillable too!  I thought this ink was super smooth once I got going writing.  However, the first word I always wrote was a little sticky.  After that, it was great!  As a teacher, I think I could grade lots of papers comfortably using this ergonomically designed pen!
 
Follow & Connect:  Like the UGLee Pen on Facebook or follow them on Twitter
 
Buy It:  Visit their website to purchase an UGLee Pen. 

Win It:  One lucky person is going to win a 3 pack of UGLee Pens.  Enter using the Rafflecopter below.

Top Mommy Blogs - Mom Blog Directory

Open to US.  Ends 7/8 at 11:59 PM E.S.T. 

Congratulations Cindy B.!
 
I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services 
I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.
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Monday, June 24, 2013

Summer Time= Break Time

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First of all a HUGE THANK YOU, THANK YOU to all of my AWESOME readers and followers out there!  
Who knew that my little blog would be such a success in a such short amount of time!  I love being able to 
bring you some fun reviews and great giveaways!  With that said, I am planning on taking a little break 
this summer from so many of those for a little bit so I can focus on bringing you some more fun crafts and 
delicious recipes, along with the occasional baby fun stuff and "advice".  I'll still be sprinkling in a review 
or giveaway here and there, but I hope you'll enjoy reading all of the other good stuff! 

Don't worry though- I'll be back in September with an awesome special giveaway event!

BLOGGERS:  Sign-up here if you would like to be a part of this special event!

HAPPY SUMMER!
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Saturday, June 22, 2013

Pamper Yourself Blogger Opp


Sign-Ups are open for the
Pamper Yourself Giveaway hosted by The Breezy Birdie

This is a free event with announcement post (found here).
You will receive 1 free link (Twitter or Pinterest) for participating.
If you would like to opt out of the announcement post, there is a $5 fee.
All extra links are $1.

 If you'd like your link(s) added to the giveaway, but don't have a blog or don't want to publish the giveaway, please e-mail me at thebreezybirdie@gmail.com.

Please send any questions and/or PayPal payment to thebreezybirdie@gmail.com.

Event Details:
July 2nd - 30th
US Only
Prizes from It Works!, Avon, Perfectly Posh, WoodWick,
Bath & Body Works, and Origami Owl

***The blogger with the most referrals will receive a daily comment entry on the RC form.***

Sign up here.







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Friday, June 21, 2013

One-derful Birthday Bash Blogger Opp!!

One-derful Birthday Bash! #1stBdayBash

I'm hosting an awesome event to celebrate my son's 1st birthday- the "One-derful Birthday Bash!"
 I'm looking for some great blogs to help me promote 5-10 individual giveaways!  Each giveaway will last 2 weeks.  There is already one week of giveaways lined up for this event and you will need to promote and post each one. The giveaways will start the first week in September. 

So far, there are some wonderful review & giveaway sponsors including: 

 This opportunity is open to all blogs- big and small (10 maximum)!
You can choose one free link of your choice (Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest) 
that will appear directly on the Rafflecopter entry form.

Requirements to join:
Agree to schedule all giveaways at set time & date.
Promote each giveaway at least 3 times a week.
 Thank you so much! 
 If you have any questions please email me at mylifeaccordingtopinterest@gmail.com

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Great Tea Collection Sale & Promo Code

Huge savings alert! 
I'm so excited to share with you that beginning 6/23, Tea Collection is offering 
an additional 25% off sale items with promo code 25SAVE. 
 
 
Now's your chance to stock up on comfortable and stylish clothes from Tea Collection! 
Hurry, don't miss your chance to take advantage of this great sale from Tea Collection because this sale ends on 6/29! Happy Shopping!
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Petite Lemon Review & Giveaway


Ever since my nephew was born my sister has had his bedroom perfectly decorated.  Even when her little family found out they were going to have to move to a new city 6 weeks after he was born, she made sure he came home to an adorable nursery.  Six months after that they had to move to a new place again.  Then, six months later, my brother-in-law's job moved them back home.  Every single place my nephew, Henry, had a super cute bedroom.  One thing that was missing though was a fun cute growth chart to keep track of how fast Henry grows!  Most likely, they'll be moving again since my sister is always talking about they're outgrowing their town home.  So, I knew that a growth chart from Petite Lemon would be the perfect addition to his bedroom.   Not only do they have a ton of super cute options for growth charts, but they are extremely durable too.  I knew that it would be able to take another move (and any rough wear and tear from a curious toddler)!

 
Petite Lemon is a super adorable company that designs personalized decor, clothing, and stationary for your home and little ones.  They offer an exclusive, modern collection of decor, baby keepsakes, and gifts including personalized growth charts, alphabet posters, and lots of cute personalized shirts and keepsakes to help celebrate any special occasion.  All of their personalized growth charts, posters, baby keepsakes, and personalized tshirt collections are created with craftmanship, care, and love.  Plus, they are printed and created in the USA.

 My nephew is really into trucks right now.  Well, he's actually into anything that moves.  Whenever we are out on a walk he points out every truck, van, motorcycle, school bus- you get it.  He loves it!  There were a couple of really cute options for a personalized growth chart for boys that are interested in transportation, but ultimately, I decided on the On the Go Growth Chart in Primary Colors since it would match the colors in his bedroom now and most likely match any bedroom decor he would get in the future.  This particular design  is also available in teal & orange, sky blue & lime, or navy & red color hues. 



The quality of this growth chart is superb.  It's custom printed on a really thick heavyweight 100% cotton canvas with aluminum grommets for hanging.  Personally, I would use those Command hooks so that you can just hook the growth chart on the wall with no damage.  This fine artist canvas material will definitely be able to withstand a move or two without having to worrying about any damage to the chart.  You can use a permanent marker to keep track of your child's height through the years.  My sister and nephew were both very happy with this growth chart!  I would definitely recommend Petite Lemon the next time you're looking for a special personalized gift!  In fact, I think I might have to get one of their personalized tshirts for Baby Boy's upcoming 1st Birthday in September!

Follow & Connect: You can Like Petite Lemon on Facebook and follow them on Twitter.

Buy It:  To purchase any personalized growth charts, tshirts, posters and more visit their website.

Win It:  One lucky person is going to win a $25 gift certificate to Petite Lemon!  Enter using the Rafflecopter below.

Vote for me @ Top Mommy Blogs - Mom Blog Directory

Giveaway open to US and Canada. Ends 7/5 at 11:59 PM E.S.T.

Congratulations Veronica L.!

 
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Thursday, June 20, 2013

Embrace the Camera 6/20


Carousel Fun at the Zoo with Baby Boy and my super adorable nephew.

Have you embraced the camera lately?

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

{Blogger Opp} Bear's 1st Birthday Bash from Spit Up Is the New Black

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Bear's First Birthday Bash! #bearsbdaybash

In celebration of her daughter's upcoming 1st birthday, Ashley over at Spit Up is the New Black is throwing a birthday event with one HUGE giveaway centered around products great for 1-year-old kiddos from the following awesome companies:
 Kelsyus  
And more coming soon! Current Prize Value: $240

One free link (Facebook OR Twitter) with announcement post

Requirements to join
Post the giveaway announcement – HTML can be found here Agree to schedule the giveaway HTML for August 1, 2013 at 12:00 AM ET Promote at least 3x a week during giveaway period Sign ups open to the first 25 bloggers

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Have a Tea Party with Davidson's Organics & Nature's Bakery! {Review}


I've had this super cute teapot for awhile now just waiting for a good reason to get used.  Finally!  Tea Time with my Davidson's Organic Tea and Nature's Bakery Fig Bars was the perfect way to break it in.  I'm usually a coffee fan, but I've been trying to trade in a cup or two every once in awhile for tea or a tea latte for a nice change and to 
cut back on caffeine a little bit.  

My favorite kind of tea is chai tea so I was very happy that I got to try out Davidson's Organics Rooibos Spiced Chai. 


  From Davidson's Organics: "Rooibos ("red tea") is harvested from shrubs grown in the high elevations of the cape regions of South Africa. Rooibos has a full-bodied, rounded character, a slight sweetness, and blends well with green tea, black tea, other herbs and spices. Enjoy this red tea based chai with just the right hint of sweetness and spices. Delicious with milk and sweetener. High in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, Rooibos is well-known for its numerous health benefits and calming effects." 

 I really enjoyed this tea.  It was spicy and tasty.  I could drink it plain, but with a packet of Splenda and a little half and half it was divine.  I absolutely love that this is caffeine free too, so I can enjoy it in the evening.  Sometimes, I really feel like eating when it hits about 9 p.m. and now I can curb the cravings with a cup of tea. 


Nature's Bakery Fig Bars are so delicious.  They reminded me of Nutrigrain Bars but BETTER and healthier.  Nature's Bakery Fig Bars are made with quality ingredients- and you can pronounce ALL of them- I promise!  These all natural snacks are cholesterol-free, dairy free and kosher.  Plus, they're DELICIOUS!  They come in lots of different flavors including: Apple Cinnamon, Blueberry, Whole Wheat Fig, Raspberry, Peach Apricot, Vanilla Fig, and Vanilla Raspberry.  I tried almost every flavor and I can honestly say I liked them all, but my favorites were Blueberry and Apple Cinnamon.  These were the perfect companion to my Chai Tea and I felt good about having a healthy and nutritious snack instead of the usual tea and cookies!


Follow & Connect:

 Nature's Bakery- Website/ Facebook / Twitter 

Davidson's Organics- Website / Facebook / Twitter



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