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Keep Your Babies Warm Outside With Cozy Cub

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Disclosure: The cold weather clothing featured below was sent compliments of OneStepAhead. Christmas is long come and gone but like the carol we all know and love, the weather outside is still frightful! It just keeps snowing and snowing! The kids love the snow. They love being outside. However with the flu and all sorts of different colds going around right now I have to make sure they are warm and toasty before I think of sending them outside so I can get some peace and quiet they can play to their hearts content- enter Cozy Cub! The OneStepAhead Cozy Cub line was designed for performance, comfort & fun! The entire line is made of high-tech materials that provide lots of warmth without bulk. Each article is loaded with clever design details and are super easy and kid-friendly to put on. For review we were sent a Parka and Snow … [Read more...]

Earthpaste: Amazingly Natural Toothpaste

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Disclaimer: This product was purchased by me! My family is vehemently against fluoride toothpaste. The major brands of fluorinated toothpastes are chock full of nasty chemicals and should not be swallowed under any circumstances. This is a difficult task if you have small children like I do. While searching for a toothpaste that meets my high standards of natural ingredients and actually tastes good we stumbled across Earthpaste. Earthpaste is made of naturally occurring bentonite clay (Redmond clay), Salt, and essential oils. At a molecular level, Redmond clay has a negative electrical charge, attracting positively charged toxins and holding them in it's core. This allows your body to rid itself of toxins as you brush. Because Earthpaste does not use titanium dioxide to bleach it, it remains in it's “raw” state and looks kind of like … [Read more...]

Eggless Sunny Side Up Eggs

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My husband believes breakfast isnt breakfast with out eggs. Problem is, he is the only one in the house that actually likes eggs! Enter the eggless sunny side up egg. How you ask? Well its a ancient secret recipe, but I shall share it with you all! Ingredients: Canned Peach Halves Vanilla Yogurt Directions: 1- Scoop a generous amount of yogurt on a plate and spread out into a circle. 2- Place a peach half in the middle of the yogurt. 3- Serve with other breakfast foods. … [Read more...]

Santa’s Paradise Express at Strasburg Rail Road

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Disclosure: My family was provided train tickets in exchange for this post. Every weekend now through December 22nd the Strasburg Rail Road has an extra special visitor that is sure to delight both the young and old! Santa himself will climb aboard and visit with families as they travel down the tracks to Paradise, PA and back. My kids all love trains and of course jump at any opportunity to go see Santa, so we headed out on a cold and rather dreary day to chug along with Santa and Strasburg. The weather dampened our day a bit, but we still had an absolute blast. When it is not raining there are a variety of extra activities around the station included with the ticket -- including a ride on a mini train, hand-powered cranky car rides and storybook readings in the stationary caboose. We did however stop and see Mrs. Claus to finalize … [Read more...]

Four People Who Need A PhotoBook For Christmas (12/23)

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Disclosure: This post brought to you by ShopAtHome.com. This year, give the gift of memories to a loved one with a personalized photo book. With easy to use personalized Photo Applications (like MyPublisher) it’s never been easier to make a personalized gift for a member of your family! For The New Mom: Make a Babies First book so they can cherish their child's first moments over and over again. Make sure you include babies first smile, step, food and tooth! Get creative. No need for one of those old fashioned baby books. Ain't no body got time for that anyways. For The Busy Teen: Chances are your child is on Instagram. Which means their most important memories are easy to place in photobook. Make sure you include photos of them and their best friends as well as a few photos of their favorite foods, places and things that are sure … [Read more...]

FurReal Friends: Pom Pom

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Disclosure: The Panda Pet seen below was sent compliments of FurReal Friends. This year, gift your little animal lover a pet they never imagined they would get- a panda! The FurReal Pom Pom, My Baby Panda, looks and acts like a real baby panda! Pet her, talk to her, shake her rattle or give Pom Pom, My Baby Panda, her bottle. She'll respond by walking, crawling, talking, and making feeding sounds! Pom Pom walks when petted or coaxed with her adorable panda rattle! She also responds to the fun rattling sounds of her toy rattle and will walk when you shake it in front of her! Pom Pom will walk and crawl when you pet her back too! You can pose this adorable baby panda pet's head and legs so she'll move in different ways. Try sitting her on her bum to see how especially cute Pom Pom, My Baby Panda pet is when wobbling back and … [Read more...]

Radio Flyer: Ride & Stand Stroll ’N Trike

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Disclosure: The Ride & Stand Stroll ’N Trike was sent compliments of Radio Flyer. In this house we love gear that grows with children,. What we love even more is gear that can be used by more than one child at the same time. It's hard to find gear that does this, but the Radio Flyer Ride & Stand Stroll 'N Trike does just that. It's is the first of its kind! Its a trike designed for 2 riders, that can be used from around 9 months of age to about five years of age. The trike easily transforms from an infant trike to a push trike, and then to a learn-to-ride trike, and then a classic trike.  The secure 3 point harness and high back seat, paired with the removable safety tray with cup holder made it possible for even Caleb, who is six months old to easily ride comfortably. I was able to steer the entire time he was riding by … [Read more...]