Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Jenn, Mom of Two Munchkins has reached 5,000 Fans

This Giveaway is Hosted by Jenn, Mom of Two Munchkins



Jenn, Mom of Two Munchkins has reached 5,000 Fans!  Let's help her celebrate by entering to win some fantastic prizes!  

Four prizes are up for grabs with four different winners.  Check out the prizes on the giveaway form below.
The prizes are as follows
$15 Amazon Gift Card
Freaky pet
Coupon Envie
Mystery Beauty box.






 So Sew Mama is not responsible for shipping of prizeJenn, Mom Of Two Munchkins has the sole responsibility for shipping of prize.  Prize value is approximately $5.99-$20 (depending on prize).
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Lendperk Dress Rentals


So Sew Mama has partnered with Star from Lendperk to bring you an awesome giveaway!


Do you often find yourself buying a dress to wear only once? Wouldn't you like to be able to rent an outfit? I know I do. 

Star Li from Lendperk created a business where you can do just that!
Lendperk allows you to rent upscale dresses that you would find in stores like Anthropologie, ASOS, Modcloth, and more. 

There are three plans available - $20/month for one dress rental, $34/month for two dress rentals, or $49/month for an unlimited number of dress rentals. 

What's more, It's a month to month subscription service and you can cancel anytime. 

There are three plans available - $20/month for 1 dress rental, $34/month for two dress rentals, or $49/month for an unlimited number of dress rentals.

There is a 9 day free trial for every monthly plan where you can borrow a dress for free during this time period. There is no obligation to commit afterwards to a monthly subscription. 



Sunday, February 17, 2013

THANKS MAMA ONYA BABY CARRIER

So Sew Mama Brings you:

THANKS MAMA ONYA BABY CARRIER AND GIFT CARD GIVEAWAY EVENT



It is amazing how popular babywearing has become today and rightfully so. It keeps everyone happy - baby, mom, siblings. The convenience of having your hands free and your baby content makes the daily tasks of mothering much more manageable. We are excited to have partnered with Thanks Mama to give away the Onya Baby Carrier to one reader so that you and your little one can savor the joy and convenience of babywearing as well! In addition you will get $50 to spend on anything you please - cloth diapers, potty training pants, wooden toys, bedding, baby care items, or nursing essentials, to name a few.

Thanks Mama online baby store features a selection of twelve baby carrier brands, among them the versatile Onya Baby Carrier. The unique feature that we love is that it doubles as a baby carrier and a baby seat for when you are out and about. It comes in beautiful, modern colors and two different materials. The soft cotton is suitable for most situations and climates and the rip-stop nylon with mesh lining is perfect for hot weather, hiking, and active outdoor enthusiasts.


Our Favorite Features of the Onya Baby Carrier: 
  • Can be used as a baby carrier and chair harness, perfect for travel
  • Padding at the leg openings for baby's comfort
  • Can be worn on the front or back
  • An attached sleeping hood that can be tucked away
  • Available in either soft cotton or rip-stop nylon depending on your lifestyle and needs
  • Fits babies from 15 to 45 pounds

Our Favorite Features of the Thanks Mama Store: 
  • Large selection of 28 brands of cloth diapers
  • Over 15 options of reusable potty training pants
  • Eco-friendly and non-toxic baby care solutions
  • Classic and modern wooden toys
  • Nontoxic mattresses for the whole family
  • Eco-friendly furniture for baby and kids made of rubberwood
  • Free shipping on all U.S. Orders over $60 and Worldwide shipping rates available
  • Earn rewards dollars with every purchase
Purchase: You can purchase the Onya Baby Carrier at Thanks Mama. Use code CARRIER for 15% off!

Win It! Thanks Mama is generously giving away the Onya Baby Carrier (winner's choice based on availability) and a $50 gift card to Thanks Mama store to one winner.

Special thanks to AnaB Social for hosting this giveaway. Huge thanks to Thanks Mama and all participating bloggers as well! Giveaway ends March 13th at 12:01 am, open WORLDWIDE, ages 18+. To enter please use the Rafflecopter form below (see directions on how to enter here). Thank you!
February 19th - March 12th



DisclaimerSo Sew Mama, and all participating event bloggers are not responsible for sponsor prize shipment. I was not compensated for this post. 

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Saturday, February 16, 2013

Ohio Flame Giveaway

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Ohio Flame Giveaway Win a 24 inch Patriot Fire Pit $249 ARV

The Ohio Flame company has been manufacturing quality, heavy gauge American steel fire pits in Ohio since 2009. In 2012 they made the jump to a new, bigger location that provides them more room for production and hosts a retail store and showroom. Ohio Flame offers a gorgeous selection of Fire pits, Artisan Bowls and even can personalize your fire pit with custom text. Other products are also available such as screen tops and a new line of Fire Pit Accessories. I absolutely love how rustic these pits look, but yet you can place them in the fanciest of backyard patio areas. Gorgeous! For more information please visit Ohioflame.com Ohio Flame has been kind enough to offer up one of these fine fire pits to one lucky fan. The 24" Patriot Fire Pit. 
  "The Patriot" Fire Pit by Ohio Flame combines sleek and modern styling with tough American quality and durability. With no parts to break or wear out over time, this Fire Pit is built to last a lifetime. "The Patriot" is crafted from 3/16" thick high carbon American steel sourced from local steel mills. No maintenance is required for this Fire Pit, as it's designed to withstand the elements year-round. "The Patriot" features a substantial Rain Drain to allow for water drainage. The "Natural Steel Finish", will develop a natural iron oxide patina and gradually darken over time. 100% Made in America and crafted by a local artisan. Lifetime Warranty guarantees that your Fire Pit will not rust through in your lifetime.
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Please use the Rafflecopter form below for a chance to win ! 



Friday, February 15, 2013

Reuse It Fruit & Vegetable Keeper Giveaway

Reuse It Fruit & Vegetable Keeper Giveaway



Hosted by: Southern Belle
Sponsored by: Reuseit
                                                                 
The giveaway will run from Feb 15th - Feb 27th
Each container comes with  an adjustable vent that you can close or open depending on the produce. The containers also come with a guide telling you which setting to use for different fruits and vegetables and whether or not you need to add water to the reservoir to maximize the life of your produce.

Highlights:


  • Adjustable vent regulates air circulation
  • Unique divider prevents bruising
  • The container doubles as a colander
  • A water reservoir in the base keeps produce moist
  • Holds 1 quart of berries
  • Stores and keeps fruit fresher up to two weeks longer
  • Top rack dishwasher safe
  • Includes a printed guide to keeping the produce fresh right on the container
One lucky person will win one of each of the Fruit & Veggie Keepers.
Giveaway Rules:
Open to U.S. Only. The winner will be notified by email. Winner has 48 hours to respond to winning email or another winner will be chosen. No exceptions.


Disclaimer: So Sew Mama was not compensated for this post. The sponsor is responsible for prize fulfillment.
Please use this link if you can't use the rafflecopter form below. a Rafflecopter giveaway
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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Cloth Diaper Starter Kit 2/17-03/5

Sponsored By: Natural Littles LLC
Welcome to the Cloth Diaper Starter Kit Giveaway from 
My Four Littles, Four Littles Media, and Natural Littles LLC!

So Sew Mama is Happy to bring you this amazing Giveaway!


 One lucky winner will win a Cloth Diaper Starter Kit from Natural Littles!! (RV $150) Prize Includes: 2 6-packs of OsoCozy Prefolds (RV $22) 2 Thirsties Duo Wraps - Solid Colors (RV $26) 2 Thirsties Duo Diapers - Solid Colors (RV $37) 2 Thirsties All In One Diapers - Solid Diapers (RV $31) 1 Planetwise Wet/Dry Bag (RV $21) 1 24oz Bag of EcoSprout (RV $8) 3 CJ's BUTTer Samples (RV $5) Retail Value $150


The prize is limited to in stock items only.

The giveaway is open to the continental US. All entries will be verified. The only mandatory entry is the first one. The additional entries only increase your chances of winning. 
This event goes live February 17, 2013 at 7pm EST
Giveaway ends March 5, 2013 at 11:59pm EST.
a Rafflecopter giveaway 


Disclosure: So Sew Mama is not responsible for sponsor prize fulfillment. This giveaway is not  sponsored by, endorsed by, or affiliated with Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest in any way. No purchase necessary.
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$5 off TruKid Products!!

My friends at TruKid have a great deal for you!

Just for joining their mailing list you will get $5 off your next purchase!
Use this link to sign up for TruKid emails.


Then, Click here to visit TruKid and make your first purchase.

Don't know who TruKid is? No problem. I recently had a chance to review some of their products. You can find the details in my TruKid review post here. There is also a coupon code you can use their!

Want a chance to WIN some TruKid products. 

My friend Elisbet, from My life: A work in Progress has a great giveaway for you here!


This post may contain affiliate links.


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Switch to Cloth Giveaway Event!

So Sew Mama is excited to bring you thing amazing Cloth Diaper giveaway! 


Welcome to the Switch to Cloth Giveaway Event 
Hosted by SAHM of Drama Queens & a Prince, My Cloth Diaper Stash, A Year With Mom and Dad, Mommy of One and Counting and Adventures of Mommyhood. Together we are bringing one lucky winner a cloth diaper prize pack worth over $450. 

 Below is a list of everything you can win!

Rockin Green - Rockin Bundle (winner's choice of formula), 
Funk Rock and a Diaper Sprayer Glowbugs - 4 pack of winner's choice Girl or Boy/Gender Neutral - Read Karine's review and Shannon's review
Chelory - $30 Store Credit
Poppy Fields - Fitted Poppy Fields Diaper - Read Shannon's review
Rumpkinz - Embroidered Diaper - Read Shannon's review
Sunbaby - Sunbaby 4.0 One-Size - Read Karine's review
Irresistibly Green - Sweet Pea Diaper Cover & $50 gift certificate - Read Julie's review
Spray Pal - Spray Pal
Red Barn Cloth Diapers - Heavy Doody Diaper
Sports Bumz - Fleece Cover (custom slot)

One lucky winner will win everything listed above.
The giveaway is open to US residents only and will end on March 14th at 11:59pm EST


Disclaimer: I received no compensation for this publication. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of your own. So Sew Mama is not responsible for shipping prize to winner, nor did I accept any compensation for this promotion.



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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

TruBaby Bubbly Baby Body Wash Giveaway

Welcome to the TruBaby Giveaway!
I'm really exited about this product! One winner is going to score a bottle of the all-natural TruBaby Bubbly Baby Body & Hair Wash. The TruBaby line is made by TruKid, a company committed to the health of kids, the integrity of their products, sustainability, and the well-being of communities everywhere. An all-natural product, this body and hair wash are gentle, tear-free, and uses essential oils like citrus aurantifolia dulcis (sweet orange) oil for a light, delicious fragrance. Read the full review and grab the coupon code HERE
Thanks to Desiree at So Sew Mama and Rebecca at Love2EncourageYou for spreading the word and co-hosting this giveaway!
Ready to Win?
TruBaby Stock PhotoIf you agree to the Terms & Conditions, please enter through the Rafflecopter widget below. If you have any difficulty with the Rafflecopter loading, try emptying your web browser's cache twice, and return here. Terms & Conditions: Sweepstakes open to residents of the US. Must be 18 years or older. Void where prohibited by law. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received. Winner chosen via Random.org. Once a winner has been selected and emailed, winner will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be selected. The winner’s first name and last initial will be posted on this blog and other social media and Web sites. 












My Life: A Work in Progress, So Sew Mama, and Love2EncourageYou are not responsible for prize fulfillment. Entrance into the sweepstakes indicates acceptance of these terms and conditions. a Rafflecopter giveaway
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Monday, February 11, 2013

FREE nursing pillow!


Who could use a new FREE nursing pillow?


Free Nursing Pillow (a $ 40.00 Value) at NursingPillow.com, use Promotion Code 976e341 TODAY!

Just go here and you can choose from one of the 9 available prints. Enter the promo code 976e341 and you can get the pillow for free! Just pay shipping.

You can upgrade to the Minky Nursing Pillow and pay just $5 more, plus the shipping!

There are some adorable prints available. I just ordered mine.



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TruKid Bubbly Baby Wash & Sweet Baby Lotion Review

All three of my children suffer with different degrees of eczema. They have sadly had this condition since birth. It's a genetic condition in my family and not much that can be done. Certain steps need to be taken to insure proper care of all of my children's needs. I hate using the steroid cream that we receive from the doctor, but sometimes it is necessary. There are so many different ways to treat eczema, but not many washed and lotions that help keep their flare ups away.
 


I found this great company that makes eco-friendly products for children. TruKid is a California based company, which focuses on healthy clean products for children. Jennifer, is the founder of TruKid and is a mother of six children! She definitely understands the needs of their sensitive skin.  

TruKid is free of many harmful chemicals, which are found in other baby washes and lotions. Check out their Toxic Bad Guys list. This list shows many of the ingredients found in the majority of skin care products that have been reported to have detrimental effects on the planet and human health.  

Toxic Bad Guys: 10 Most UNWANTED Ingredients:

  1. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (Found in 90% of products that lather)
  2. Petroleum (cold creams, lipsticks, baby creams, etc.)
  3. Phthalates (listed under fragrance) - Can be found in plastics, nail polishes, creams, lotions (anything containing fragrance/parfum ingredient)
  4. Avobenzene (aka: oxybenzone, benzophone, dioxybenzophone or benzophenome-3; and Parsol-1789) Can be found in chemical sunscreens as UVA absorber
  5. Triethanolamine (EDTA) Found in shampoos, toothpastes, sunscreens, hair color and moisturizers
  6. Parabens - Found in 75-90% of personal care products
  7. Diethanolamine (DEA) - Found in creams, shampoos, lotions and other cosmetics
  8. Propylene Glycol (PG) - Can be found in cake mixes, soft drinks, lotions, creams, baby wipes, shampoos, deodorants and other cosmetics
  9. Polyethylene Glycol (PEG) - Can be found in most skin cleansers, toothpastes and oven cleaners.
  10. Formaldehyde Derivatives - (DMDH Hydantoin, Imidazolidinyl Urea) - Can be found in shampoos and cosmetics to prevent molds, mildews and bacteria spoilage.


My Experience with their sweet baby lotion, and Bubbly baby body & hair wash was amazingly refreshing. The scent was an unexpected, yet delightful citrus. Unlike some natural products the Bubbly baby hair & body wash did indeed "bubble". I used the Sweet Baby Lotion and Bubbly Baby Body and Hair Wash for all three of my children. My four year old claimed it smelled like peaches. Which, I do have to agree. The Bubbly baby Body wash had more of a peach scent. While the Sweet Baby Lotion smelled of oranges. All three of them had great results using these products. They smelled amazing! What's more, they didn't have any bad reactions to it! I love the all natural ingredients. This is now my go-to body wash and lotion for my children. I'm looking forward to trying out more of their products in the future. 

TruKid also developed a great learning system for young children. They use child friendly words in their product line. Which are usually found in kids' everyday learning vocabulary. The TruKid learning System  features symbols on their bottles which makes it easy for kids to identify what part of the body the product is for. This is definitely a plus in my book. Such a great learning tool for young children.

Their bottles are cheerful and bright. I can't get over the colors! This is such a unique product! My kids loved the bright colors. TruKid uses color coded bottles to make it easier for children to understand. Blue for cleansing, green for nourishing and orange for sun protection. 

You can also find many printables on TruKid. It is really a lot of fun. I encourage you to go and see for yourself. Then, come back here and tell me what your favorite product is. 


Like TruKid on Facebook!

TruKid has graciously given me a coupon code to share with all of my followers. You will get a FREE Sunny Days SPF 30+ with all orders over $30. Use Coupon code sunnymom. One use per person.


*I received no monetary compensation for this post. TruKid has given the products listed above for my honest opinion. All views are 100% my own. 

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Drammy Droopers review ~~Sponsor Spotlight~~

Recently, Heather from Drammy Droopers sent me this adorable Pink Giraffe print diaper to review. Heather was such a joy to work with. 

I just could not get over how adorable this diaper was. It arrived in just a couple business days wrapped in a colorful tissue paper, with a card attached. This gesture was simple, yet heartwarming. Baby girl looked so adorable in this cloth  diaper. I really hate to admit it but once I took this diaper and soaker out of the wash I could not resist feeling the softness of it against my cheek. Luckily it was clean. I would recommend DrammyDroopers to everyone! 







  • Ease Of Use: ♥♥♥♥Snaps are by far my favorite closure type. Velcro or Aplix always gets stuck together in a ball and pulls at my diapers. Snaps are always harder in the beginning, but with ware they become much easier to use.


  • Adjustability: ♥♥♥♥♥ This AI2 diaper is extremely adjustable. It fits most babies from 10 - 35 lbs. The double layer of snaps definitely help a lot. My little girl had no issue fitting into her DrammyDroopers. The picture is with just one insert, and you can see that there is not much bulk. 



  • Leak Proof: ♥♥♥♥DrammyDroopers are an AI2 diaper. Which has a hidden PUL layer. The outside is a cotton layer. While the inner layer is an extremely durable suedecloth. Making this my favorite leak proof diaper. Each wash increases the absorbency of the materials used. I recommend washing this diaper 7-10 times before use. Just so it reaches maximum absorbency. The pocket in DrammyDroopes is great for nighttime. Just add an extra soaker and you are ready for a fluffy leak free night. The soaker used has bamboo and rayon layers.


  • Wash Routine: ♥♥♥♥Prepping this diaper took quite a while. Since I was inpatient, I washed twice before using. Since then it has been washed over 20 times. The best way I found to wash DrammyDroopers was to use a cold rinse first. Then proceed with your Warm/hot cycle with detergent. Finish it off with another cold rinse. It's actually pretty typical for cloth diapers to be washed this way. I did have to do 2 additional rinses yesterday, due to an explosion. We could not get the yellow poop out. But I'm pretty sure all stains are far gone now.

  • $$$$: ♥♥♥♥♥ You can purchase DrammyDroopers with a soaker pad for $25.00. Pretty average for WAHM diapers. I've found AI2 for anywhere from $20-$40 online. Trust me, these are worth the price.



  • Cuteness Factor: ♥♥♥♥♥ The pink giraffe print has been the cutest diaper I have owned. Ever. Definitely unique from the average solid prints. This definitely gets 5 stars on the cuteness factor! Heather has such amazingly adorable prints. I'm secretly hoping she will get different colored suedecloth for the inner fabric. Go check out all of her adorable prints and tell me which you would love.

  • Sizing: With a one size (OS) what is not to love? It will grow with your baby and you won't have to purchase anymore diapers. DrammyDroopers are for babies 10 - 35 lbs. I tried this on my 32 lb son.. Shh. It fit! No, I didn't take any blackmail pictures. That's just mean. We don't mind our little boy playing dress up.

  • Materials: DrammyDroopers has an outer layer of cotton fabric print, and an inner layer of soft and durable Microfleece or suedecloth. Middle layer is laminated long lasting high quality waterproof polyester PUL to keep moisture inside.

The soaker snaps into the fitted diapering system for light to medium wetters, or along with one soaker being snapped in, another can be inserted into the pocket for nighttime. Soakers outer soft layer is made from Organic bamboo cotton while inside is 100%  absorbent Rayon. 



Buy it: Try it out for yourself! I would love to see pictures of your babies in their new DrammyDrooper Fluff!

Like DrammyDroopers on Facebook!

Stay tuned for my Mama Madness Giveaway March 1st for your chance to WIN a DrammyDrooper diaper of your own!


*I received a DrammyDroopers free, for the purpose of this review. However, all opinions are 100% my own, and may differ from yours. 


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