Saturday, March 9, 2013

Just Simply Baby Deals!!

Right Now at Just Simply Baby they are having a great deal. 
One pocket diaper with TWO microfiber inserts for $7.49!!

Hurry it only lasts until Midnight est!

There are always daily deals on Just Simply Baby/

Use my code JSBAR52 and get 10% refunded directly to you! 
Once your order is confirmed you will get the 10% back. 

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Friday, March 8, 2013

Get some FREE credits!

I just found the great deal courtesy of Midget Momma and had to share it. 

You can get up to $85 credits at using the steps below! 

  • Go here to the fab eats page. Claim  $10 credit.
  • Go to and sign up for an account. Get your friends to send you a $10 fab gift card!
  • Get another $5 Credit by going here.

You can score even MORE free credits for referring your friends to Fab!!
All they have to do is sign up. Get 10 friends to join get $30 credit. Get 25, get $30 more!!

I Just bought Mike his birthday gift using my FREE credits! All I paid was $4.95 shipping. 

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MAGFORCE Dump truck loader Review

I had an awesome opportunity to work with Toys "R" Us on a review of their MAGFORCE Dump truck loader. It took a couple weeks to finally get here but we love it!

MAGFORCE vehicles and play sets to help build a larger work site. MAGFORCE works through magnet infused technology. The MAGFORCE figures, power up and operate the play set and the vehicles in it. I found this to be pretty awesome, considering there were no batteries needed!

The Set includes:
  • Includes one magnet-activated dump truck loader,
  • One poseable magnetic figure, 
  • Two magnetic logs 
  • Two magnetic boulders

Collect all MAGFORCE vehicles and play sets here

My 3 year old son loves trucks! It didn't take him long to figure out how it worked. My only issue with it is how easy the front "scoop" is to come off. I had to repeatedly put it back on. Over and over again. I am pretty sure it became a game for him. Oh well. The Dump Truck Loader from Toys R Us contains a magnet infused technology to power up the vehicles. 

The MAGFORCE Central Command Center is a great switch from batteries. We burn though those things like crazy around here! Every thing runs on batteries. I highly recommend you try it out for yourself and let me know how much you like it!

Have you tried a MAGFORCE toy before? 

Buy it: MAGFORCE Dump truck Loader $9.98

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Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Subscription box from Citrus Lane

Have you heard of Citrus Lane?

We have ordered quite a few subscription boxes. So far we love our Stork Stack subscription. I just purchased our first Citrus Lane box and cannot wait for it to arrive.

Use the coupon TakeHalf to get 50% off your purchase! 

Do you have a favorite Subscription company?
I would love for you to share it with us. 

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Free Baby Carrier!

Free Baby Slings (a $ 40.00 Value) at, use Promotion Code 9274ea TODAY!

Check out this awesome freebie!

Free Baby Slings (a $ 40.00 Value) at, use Promotion Code 9274EA TODAY!

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Two Hip Peas in a Pod - Fluff Review!

Carolyn from Two Hip Peas in a Pod was gracious enough to send me one of her OS pocket diapers to review. First, I have to say how much I loved working with her. She is fantastic! I hope that we continue working together in the future. Carolyn really loves what she does. She is a mom of three herself. So she gets it. 

Baby girl really did look adorable in her pink and brown stripped fluff!! 
She is getting so big.
Don't forget to enter our Mama Madness Giveaway! Two Hip Peas in a Pod is giving away a custom diaper! Until then, read my review on Carolyn's diapers below.

Ease Of Use: ♥♥♥♥♥ We all know how I feel about my snaps. Love them! It makes using a diaper and making sure it fastens correctly so easy. The fact that there are 3 snaps on the wings is such a huge plus. I always have an issue with this. Just having 2 snaps on the wings isn't enough. They tend to fall and make the diaper loose. So I just love this aspect of it. 

Adjustable: ♥♥♥♥ This one size diaper is adjustable. Fitting babies about 8-35 lbs. I believe it is on the smaller side myself. However, baby girl had no problems. There are 3 rows in the front which change the size.   

Leak Proof: ♥♥♥♥♥ This Two Hip Peas in a Pod diaper has a hidden PUL layer. Making this one of the best options. The outside has a soft cuddly cotton layer. While the inner layer is a super soft minky. I recommend washing this diaper 7-10 times before use. (This is the standard for most diapers) Just so it reaches maximum absorbency. We had no issues with leaking. We even used it at night, with 2 inserts. It was obviously soaked, but not on the outside. There are 2 elastics in the back. Which I believe really helps avoid blow outs. The soaker used with this diaper is a Bumgenious. 

Wash Routine: ♥♥♥♥ Prepping did not take long. I washed it 3 times before use. My wash routine includes a rinse cycle, and then a regular warm/hot wash. You do have to take the insert out by hand. Which is really not a big deal to me.

$$$$: ♥♥♥♥♥ By far this is the most reasonably priced fluff I have seen. You can purchase your own Two Hip Peas in a Pod for only $15! She currently does not make inserts, but has Bumgenious in stock for just $3 each. Still a great deal.

Cuteness Factor: ♥♥♥♥♥ I love when the PUL is hidden. It makes diapers so much cuter. I loved the colors she chose for me. They blended really well. The pink and brown is definitely a hit around here. Plus, minky dot is adorable too. 

Sizing: This is a One Size (OS) pocket diaper. It should grow with your child from about 8-25 lbs. I honestly believe it is adjustable enough to fit newborn. But do not take my word on that. 

Materials: Two Hip Peas in a Pod has an outer layer of soft cotton fabric, and the inner layer is super soft minky. There is also a hidden PUL layer. 

Overview: Overall, I really love this diaper. It fits baby girl perfectly, and is such an easy diaper to put on. There are so many great point. The pocket is in a great spot and the length of the wings is a huge plus. It is soft on her thighs and leaves no red marks. I love that I can double up on inserts and it still fit well. The size of this diaper is great. I love the fit and the look! I highly recommend this diaper.
Score: Ease Of Use: ♥♥♥♥♥ Adjustable: ♥♥♥♥♥ Leak Proof: ♥♥♥♥♥ Wash Routine: ♥♥♥♥♥  $$$$: ♥♥♥♥♥ Cuteness Factor: ♥♥♥♥♥

Win a custom diaper of your very own here with our Mama Madness giveaway
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Saturday, March 2, 2013

Spring Strollin' Giveaway!


Welcome to the Spring Strollin' Giveaway Event hosted by Life With Two Boys and co-hosted by Mom to Bed by 8!

One lucky reader is going to win a Baby Cargo 200 Series Stroller in their choice of color (ARV $149.99)!

Putting baby’s comfort first, Baby Cargo’s 200 Series Stroller is inspired by the durability and versatility of modern home furnishings. With subtly natural tone-on-tone colors, cottony-soft seat and sides, a multi-position backrest, and a water-resistant hood, the 200 brings baby home in style.

  • Ultra-lightweight black matte aluminum frame-sleek and rust free
  • Soft sophisticated textiles, easy to clean
  • Tailored designed back pocket with heavy zippers and a decorative brass Baby Cargo name plate, chic and practical for moms
  • Super compact, easy to fold, perfect for vacations or trips to the shopping mall 
  • A multi-position adjustable backrest and adjustable leg rest
  • Age guideline: Birth & Up (50 lb. capacity)

Now on to the giveaway!


This giveaway is open to residents of the US and Canada, ages 18+.

Giveaway ends at 11:59pm EST on March 20th.

Enter using the Rafflecopter form below. Good Luck!
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So Sew Mama received no compensation for this post. So Sew Mama is not responsible for prize fulfillment.
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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Mama Madness Giveaway Hop! Celebrate Mama!

Lets celebrate Mama this March with a Mama Madness giveaway hop!
Over $400 worth of prizes and 2 people will win. 

Hosted by So Sew Mama

One winner will receive the package below!

This elegant birthstone bracelet will make a big, bold statement. Choose your birthstone and your kids initial. Courtesy of DLaPaix
Teething Bling!  This is such an adorably stylish way to keep any babies attention. Bright, bold and beautiful. Win one of your own! 
One in stock cloth diaper from MICHELLDESIGN
ChubbyBaby Romper. You can find my review here. Perfect for any little girl. (review)
Mommy and me hat set from Marlows Gift Cottage.
Maternity Gown by Mommie Moxie (not pictured).

One winner will receive these amazing prizes below!

New Baby Gift Set from Branwens Botanicals  organic baby bum spritz organic natural nipple butter organic diaper balm branwens botanicals
My Feeding Friend Nursing Plush Pillow (review)
A Custom Made Diaper from Two Hip Peaz in a Pod (review)
3 sets of Swircles Nursing Pads.
Changing Pad cover from Mommie Moxie.
Fleece Diaper Cover from londonware
Custom cut chenille blanket by LynneSellers
$25 Gift Certificate to HoneyBeeHolistics

Giveaway Time
Dates: March 1 - 20

Check out the Grand Prize at For Him and My family!!
Use the Rafflecopter below to enter. When you are finished, use the linky at the bottom to hop to other blog giveaways! More prizes, and more winners!
Please read: Terms & Conditions: open to residents of the US. Must be 18 years or older. Void where prohibited by. Winning depends on the total number of eligible entries received. Once the winners has been selected and contacted, winners will have 48 hours to respond or new winners will be selected. 
Good Luck!
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*So Sew Mama is not responsible for sponsor prize fulfillment. I was not compensated for this post. Some of the items noted above were received for review purposes. All opinions are 100% my own.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Free Blog Opp! Giveaway!

Are you a blogger? Looking for some free Blog opps to join? Sign up for the $200 giveaway!


Blog with Mom and Adventures of 8 have teamed up with a wonderful online meeting place for pregnancy and mommies of babies and toddlers called BellyHood! We are looking for 50 other family-friendly pregnancy or baby/toddler niched blogs to help us give away a $200.00 Gift Card! Each Blogger will receive a FREE Twitter Link for posting and promoting the free giveaway opp and event.

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Bundles and Buzz Mama Bundle Review

Have you heard of Bundles and Buzz? I originally found this company through Facebook and have joined in on there famous page bombs. I actually just one my second store credit from their Facebook bomb game. Maybe that will give me incentive to try a different bundle.

It's like being a child again and opening up a birthday present. What's more fun then opening up a bag of goodies to see what may be inside. Maybe it is just me, but I really am not that great with surprises. 
Bundles and Buzz came up with this great idea to give a new twist on the average subscription box. I love the concept of this. There are several options to choose from and I have been told their new Cloth bundles are coming soon. You can choose a Mama Bundle, baby Bundle or Toddler Bundle. They are always new and different goodies to be found in these bundles. 
These bundles are $30. I'm just not sold though. OK, so I did purchase the bundle.  It is great. I just don't see how there is supposed to be much gain from it all. I've been told that there is usually approximately $50 worth of goodies. 

I just don't see it, sorry. Maybe it was just my bundle that was lacking. I should have bought the baby bundle or toddler bundle. Those seem so much more, equipped. I'm not a displeased customer, just didn't know what to expect. Now I know. I'm not difficult to please by any means, so that isn't it either. 
Bundles and Buzz has great customer support and the ladies really are wonderful. I have enjoyed their games and plan to keep up with them. 
I decided to purchase their Mama Bundle. As you can see in my pictures. There is a bright purple bag. Very cute bag by the way. 
What was in my bundle
pepsi co. bag
Sweet Pits Deodorant
Lisa Ann - whipped Body butter
Quadra Island Soap (smells amazing!)
Balmshot Lipbalm
Scentuals Body lotion
Love true Naturals Self Tanner (That tiny little round container)
Moms Kisses (this is the cutest thing in this bundle, Love it. wonder if it works.)
Avon naturals vanilla shower gel. (Travel size.)
20% off Lisa Ann Skin Care
6 Months of IndieFlix (never heard of it)

What is your opinion? Am I being silly? I am still excited to try everything I received in my bundle. I have not gotten the chance to.  Maybe my opinion will change once I use the products. I guess I understand how the goodies I got would pertain to a Mama, but not this mama. In all, it really was a great experience and I will be purchasing again. Which bundle would you like to see me review? I will be purchasing again very soon and I would love your input. I will post the next bundle here as well.

FYI: I was not paid for this post, all opinions are my own. Bundles and Buzz is not compensating me in any way. I purchased the product noted above for myself. My experience will likely differ from yours. I still love Bundles and Buzz.

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Sunday, February 24, 2013

The Land of Nod Spring Collection

Land Of Nod: Design for Kids and People That Used to be Kids

Have you heard of The Land of Nod? I just came across this store and it is pretty whimsical. You will find some great stuff at The Land of Nod. Head over there and check them out for yourself! 

Milk crates for storage? 

 Having a baby? You will find some really neat baby furniture and decor at The Land of Nod!

My son has a Trundle! These things are so cool and functional. Such a great idea for sleep overs. Super Cheap too.

 Definitely warming up to the idea of twin beds once baby girl is older. Since the girls have to share an awkward space.

Really fun play room ideas!

Under $10 finds!

Land Of Nod: Our Spring Collection has Arrived!

Land Of Nod: Design for Kids and People That Used to be Kids

*This post may contain affiliate links. However, I really think this place is awesome!
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