From the category archives:


Win the Ultimate Rookie Moms starter kit

March 17, 2014

Holy Cats guys, we have an epic giveaway for you today. Who wants to win more than $700 worth of new mama breastfeeding supplies? [Click the image to see the giant-ness of the prize package, pin to remember!] We had the good fortune of meeting Kerry from MilkCharms a few weeks ago, and he wrangled […]

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Win this epic baby registry from BabyList (worth $5k)

January 10, 2014

Wow. We are not affiliated with this monstrously great giveaway but wanted to share it with you guys as soon as we heard about it. Since we’re not pregnant, we would LOVE for one of you to win it. Imagine your fantasy registry: the highest-rated items, from any store, in every category. Now imagine WINNING […]

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GIVEAWAY: Eco-friendly goodies for really cute babies (like yours)

November 14, 2013

My adorable friend Rachel at Club MomMe is bursting with baby #2 and I’m very excited for her. Pregnancy-related exhaustion aside, she has put together this super giveaway for us to share with you guys. (It’s worth following Club MomMe on Facebook because they give away amazing prizes on a regular basis.) If you want […]

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Starting Solids? WIN this excellent prize!

September 16, 2013

We are excited to team up with a bunch of bloggers and company (corporate? hmmm that sounds wrong, too) partners to offer you a terrific prize pack for brand new eaters. If you like any or all of us, you can be entered for a chance to win this sweet prize: From giggle, a BABYBJÖRN high chair […]

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Alert! Kick-ass Summer Travel Giveaway

July 8, 2013

Rachel of ClubMomMe invited me to hook up with her, Momma’s Gone City, and Baby Gizmo, a crazy amazing site where you’ll find baby gear reviews and price comparisons, to put together this fantastic summer travel giveaway. Rachel’s calling it “Adventure to the Wild Frontier Giveaway”.  Here’s why: The prize package includes TWO Britax Frontier […]

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Oooh, Ubooly!

October 8, 2012

My kids are dying for a pet, but we are not historically animal people. I think that’s why they are so obsessed with stuffed animals. When I recieved an Ubooly from the Kickstarter-funded company who created this fluffy orange marsupial, I knew Julian would go crazy for it. I can’t wait to see him open […]

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Stuck on You – personalized stuff for kids

August 15, 2012

From daycare to college and all the stages in between, kids need their stuff labeled. (This is not intended to negate my feelings about personalized kids furniture.) This morning, I stuck a personalized label with my son’s full name on it on the back of his swimming goggles! Stuck on You makes personalized everything, from […]

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An amazing prize package from BABYBJÖRN ($990 value)

July 26, 2012

To wrap up our series of tips for rookie moms, I am thrilled to present our most epic giveaway ever! In celebration of their 50th anniversary, BABYBJÖRN has provided a generous prize package worth $990 of goodies for one lucky reader: Travel crib light with organic sheet (choose any color) High chair (choose red or […]

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How NOT to clean your baby’s ears

June 17, 2012

After hearing many different opinions, I was wondering, “Can I clean my baby’s ears with Q-tips?” so I asked the experts at Q-tips for the truth. The short answer is “NO!” The longer answer is this: Q-tips can be used to clean the OUTER EAR only. They’re also good for cleaning baby toes and finger […]

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BOB Revolution stroller review

May 24, 2012

Huge thanks to BOB for sending me a stroller to review. My husband and I — well, mostly him — have been driving BOB jogging strollers for more than six years but this past month was our first time testing the BOB Revolution SE with the swivel wheel instead of just the straight wheel for […]

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Win the fantastic Baby Cheapskate Guide

May 21, 2012

Angie Wynne is a longtime internet friend who has cracked the code for saving money with babies. She maintains a delightfully useful and awesome blog ( featuring the good deals (Britax sales, deals at Old Navy) along with the best prices on formula and diapers. I don’t know where she finds the energy, but her […]

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What’s the best advice your mom has given you?

May 11, 2012

Over the years, my mom has given me a lot of advice. I wish I could easily put my finger on the very best but it all tends to swirl around me and through me. Some I listened to, some I ignored. If only she had had a blog, right? Then I could search for […]

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