From the category archives:


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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The scoop on The Mini Social

April 12, 2012

Launched in 2008 by moms and for moms, The Mini Social was the first members-only website featuring designer apparel, accessories and gear for mom, baby, and child at discounted prices of up to 70% off every day.  Are you guys subscribers to this daily deal mecca for moms? We’re happy to have them sponsor this […]

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Jump around and win (giveaway!)

April 5, 2012

Sawyer has happy legs whenever he sees me. If he’s laying down or sitting, he kicks. If he’s in an upright position, he jumps. Happiness makes him bounce and bouncing makes him happy. Win win. (It also helps that putting him in his Exersaucer means he’s in a somewhat protected position from his brothers so […]

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Silverlicious games and doll (giveaway!)

March 29, 2012

We’ve had quite a few giveaway prizes that many of you have outgrown: sleepsacks, a travel bassinet, a sling, etc. Today, we’re excited, on behalf of those of you with BIG KIDS, to have this post sponsored by Pinkalicious. This popular children’s book about a little girl who loves pink so much that she turns […]

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Shimmery new way to display photos (giveaway)

March 14, 2012

I have given many a photo of my adorable family as a gift to my parents and in-laws, so I get super excited when I discover a new twist on presenting an image. When Meghan from Aluminyze emailed me about sponsoring a giveaway here, I was like, “Totally!” What mom doesn’t want to win a […]

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Darn cute dresses from Shabby Apple!

February 16, 2012

One of the few fights Whitney and I have had in recent memory was over a dress: she was showing me her new sassy little black dress from Shabby Apple and I wanted to borrow it before she even took the tags off. Not my finest moment. The dresses from Shabby Apple are so lovely […]

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Pretty slings by upa-lala

January 26, 2012

While I do love gender-neutral baby gear, there’s something really sweet about these pretty slings (that my husband would not wear) from independent seamstress Brittan Hlista, owner and designer of upa-lala. I’m thinking when your base layer is a tshirt and dull-from-too-many-washings yoga pants, these vibrant patterns could really distract the eye! (Note to sling-makers […]

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