Monday, May 11, 2015

Spring into Science DVD Review & Giveaway {Written by Emilee}


Spring is in the air!  To celebrate, NCircle Entertainment is offering one of Sweetly Made (Just for you) readers a chance to win a “Spring into Science” DVD giveaway, featuring some of our most popular science-oriented brands.  

The package includes four new NCircle Entertainment DVDs from Sid the Science Kid, The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, Octonauts and Dino Dan.  The SRP for the complete package is $45.00.  

Are you excited? Well, I sure am.

"SPRING INTO SCIENCE”DVDS 

Dino Dan: Swimming with Dinosaurs!

(SRP $9.99)

Dino Dan fans, it’s time to join Trek and learn about some of the coolest dinosaurs yet! Dive into dino adventures in the water on the new DVD Swimming with Dinosaurs!

In my opinion:

My son really liked Dino Dan which wasn't exactly my favorite of 

the four DVDs that I watched. But, it wasn't about me watching 

them. It was all about my son because children are the ones that

 can tell us if they enjoyed it or not. However, after thinking about 

what I learned, I wasn't ready to make this one of my least favorite

 DVDs. 

Junior dinosaur expert Trek Henderson has a great 

imagination. He taught us about dinosaurs such as the 

Plesiosaurus, Archelon and Deinoslichlis. There were eight

 episodes included so plenty of dino adventures to see. I do 

recommend this DVD since I could see how much my son loved it. 

It was educational, entertaining and neat to learn about giant

 prehistoric marine reptiles.

Sid the Science Kid: Encyclopedia of Discovery 

(SRP $9.99)


Sid the Science Kid inspires children to ask questions about how the world works, embracing every child’s natural passion for fun and discovery.  Explore 26 exciting topics with Sid and is friends in this Encyclopedia of Discovery!
·         26 mini-episodes (never-before-seen)
·         Bonus episode: Get Up and Move!

In my opinion:

The Sid the Science Kid: Encyclopedia of Discovery included 26 episodes which actually were quite entertaining. I love that the entire show is located in a school setting. It definitely is perfect for Preschool and Kindergarten aged children. They learn about math, exploration, science, astronomy and time from Teacher Susie. It made school look fun so I'm grateful for this DVD to help prepare my son for Kindergarten. It was also filled with exciting topics such as the difference between primary and secondary colors. I definitely recommend this DVD for your young children to learn and discover.
Discover & Investigate with the Cat in the Hat 


(SRP $14.99)




Season 1 of Cat in the Hat is now on DVD! Discover and investigate with the Cat in the Hat, Sally, and Nick as they are whisked off on extraordinary voyages of scientific discovery.  Hop on the thinga-ma-jigger and let’s explore!
·     Season 1, Volume 2

In my opinion:

I'm actually a huge fan of The Cat in the Hat so it was fun to watch the Season 1, Volume 2 DVD. There were so many episodes. We obviously had to watch it over a few days but I never got tired of listening to Martin Short's voice of the Cat in the Hat. He even had a lovely singing voice. 

I loved the adventures and discoveries. I loved that my son was learning about bats, penguins, hibernation (the song has now stuck in my head), cows and other animals. Again, this was another educational children's DVD so I appreciated NCircle entertainment and definitely recommend their variety of kid shows. I obviously have my favorites but overall, I am impressed with what I've seen. I feel that some kid shows aren't as educational and appropriate but I've never come across one from NCircle entertainment that hasn't educated my son.
Octonauts: Crocodiles & Crabs!


(SRP $9.99)

Sound the octo-alert and join the Octonauts above and below the waves! Help them rescue a gigantic saltwater crocodile, learn about hermit crabs and their shells, and explore a sunken pirate ship with slime eels. Enjoy these adventures and more now on their new DVD Crocodiles & Crabs!
http://www.amazon.com/Octonauts-Crocodiles-Crabs/dp/B00U1GQPF2

In my opinion:

This was my favorite DVD by far. I loved the Octonauts. I loved the Octonaut team. All of the characters were so adorable. I loved that we were able to learn more about underwater sea creatures.  In this DVD, we learned about crocodiles, crabs, eels, shrimp and enemones. The octonauts are always ready for an adventure as they explore, rescue and protect their habitats. They were great examples of helping others and working together. I loved that I came away from watching this DVD with a good feeling. I knew I wasn't wasting my time but was actually learning. That is really important to me because I want my kids to be educated while they sit and watch. Of course, I recommend any of the Octonauts DVDs. 

One of Sweetly Made (Just for you) readers will win a prize package including all four of these spectacular DVDs.

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Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products or services for free in the hope that I would mention them on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.
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Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Love in Every Stitch: Stories of Knitting and Healing by Lee Gant {Written by Emilee}

I'm excited to introduce another fun knitting book called,
Love in Every Stitch: Stories of Knitting and Healing
by Lee Gant


About:

With two knitting needles and countless skeins of yarn, master knitter, teacher and nationally known knitwear designer Lee Gant made her way out of enormous grief and loss to become a true good in the world. Knitting teaches us that mistakes can be undone -- and that knitting can and does trigger tremendous change in one’s life or even -- as in Lee Gant’s case -- save it.

There are at least 78 million knitters and crocheters worldwide (including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Kate Middleton, Dakota Fanning, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts and a host of other celebrities … including Ryan Gosling & David Arquette - yes, many men pick up needles!), who attest to the healing values of knitting. Recent studies have shown that knitting truly heals body, mind and soul. Betsan Corkhill, a physiotherapist who founded Stitchlinks, on organization that promotes knitting as a therapeutic health tool, reveals that knitting can help:
• Manage panic attacks, anxiety, and asthma
• Reduce stress by occupying the mind 
• Block pain through “distraction”
• Enhance the feeling of belonging
• Offer purpose and structure
• Increase self-esteem by through the act of giving
• Rekindle anticipation and excitement, motivation and confidence

In this deeply inspiring book, Love in Every Stitch: Stories of Knitting and Healing (Viva Editions, May 2015), Gant explores how knitting changed her life and offers us many comforting stories of miraculous changes in knitting circles everywhere with real-life stories of how knitting and crocheting can calm, restore and renew. The transformations and triumphs of all who have made their journey while holding two sticks and a skein of yarn inspires, amuses and even brings a tear or two.

As an employee of three different yarn stores, a teacher of countless knitting classes, and a volunteer with at-risk youth, Gant has had the opportunity to gather diverse stories and candidly shares how her life changed because two women invited her into their yarn store when her life was at its bleakest. Today, Lee Gant admits that she still has anxieties, but now, when she falters, “I know how to get back on track. I knit.”

     
About the author:

Based in Santa Rosa, CA, Lee Gant is one of the top knitters in the United States and has been featured on PBS, NPR, and in many magazines. She has knitted pieces for world-renowned designer Melissa Leapman, and can be seen in Vogue, Knitter's, and Knit 'N Style. Her designs have been featured in many books, including 60 Quick Baby Knits, Knitting 2013 Day-to-Day Calendar, Jamieson's Shetland Knitting Book 2, and Garter Stitch Baby
Gant is part of a very active knitting community on social media: her Facebook page reached 92,000 people in one week. Gant travels internationally on the knitting circuit and is a well-known authority who is also writing knitting pattern books.


"Lee Gant brings us stories from the edge of suffering, marked by addiction, violence and grief. Why venture into this terrain? On the other side we experience the tangible feel of yarn, hands moving with knitting needles and the comfort of a shared passion. Love in Every Stitch demonstrates Gant's deep love for the craft of knitting, how knitting offered a healing balm in her recovery, as well as helping countless others. As someone who believes in the potency of the arts, Gant offers another view through her testimony to knitting's therapeutic powers, so simple yet profound."  —Adriana Marchione, expressive arts therapist and teacher, creator of When the Fall Comes, a film on love, loss and art. 

"Another lovely story of hope and inspiration. The benefits of knitting and crocheting are seen every day. More and more people turn to these skills to help them deal with so many upheavals in life. Thank goodness we have those to fall back on when everything else seems to go against us."  —Bouncing Back

In my opinion:

Love in Every Stitch was the perfect book to read while I am currently facing difficult challenges with my daughter. I was actually in the hospital with my daughter when I began reading this incredible book by Lee Gant. Of course, it made me miss knitting but I wasn't about to bring my knitting supplies to the hospital with all the yucky germs.

This book was a compilation of stories about healing. There were several stories that were similar to my own circumstances that I felt were healing for me. It was an uplifting and inspiring book. I definitely believe in the healing part of knitting and we can find true friendships through knitting. Sometimes the best part about knitting is doing it for charities. Recently, I chose a family to make a few Christmas stockings for. I'm working on a pattern book and wanted professional photos of recent and new patterns. So, it is a little selfish on my part because I'm doing it for me but then again I'm sharing my talent with a new friend I found through a facebook group geared toward parents with special needs children. You never know who you meet as you knit and we can all gain some healing from reading Gant's short stories and experiences. I definitely recommend this book to anyone even if you don't know how to knit. If you do knit, then you must read it. It definitely made me appreciate the art of knitting even more.


Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products or services for free in the hope that I would mention them on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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BIBB Magazine Giveaway - Win 56 Gifts for Mom, Baby & Child


It's time for the Best In Baby Biz (& Kids) Spring / Summer Issue Giveaway! Now is the season of baby showers and new spring /summer products and we rounded up 56 top gifts for mom, baby and child.  One lucky reader will win everything they see in the catalog section!  View the BIBB Magazine Spring/Summer Issue here and to skip right to the catalog section on page 81 click here.
  • ONE LUCKY WINNER will receive a grand prize package of 56 gifts for mom/baby/child!
  • Open to U.S. residents only, ages 18 years or older.
  • Everyone who enters will receive something special after the giveaway as a thank you.
  • The giveaway will run through June 30th. Terms and Conditions.
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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

LOVE INSPIRED SERIES Book Review & Giveaway {Written by Emilee}

I'm happy to introduce to all of you the upcoming Love Inspired Series.
Give the gift of Love Inspired books this Mother's Day!





6 new heartwarming and inspirational reads are available every month!
Love Inspired books offer wholesome, faith-based entertainment for women that nourishes the soul as it affirms the values of devotion, hope and love. Books are available online and in-store.

Love Inspired readers believe hearts can heal. Inspired stories show that faith, forgiveness and hope have the power to lift spirits and change lives-always.
About the books:

The Love Inspired product line is a series of 6 books that are released every month & only have a shelf-life of one month. These are perfect gifts for Mother's Day!
In my opinion:
I was thrilled when Propeller contacted me to review the Love Inspired product line. I read Bachelor to the Rescue by Lorraine Beatty. It was definitely heartwarming and inspiring. Sometimes it can be hard to find a clean romantic novel but Love Inspired pulled through. 
Bachelor to the Rescue was about a young widow named Lainie who struggles to survive and to protect her daughters. She seeks help from Shaw McKinney who may or may not have been involved in her husband's death. Only time will tell that she will be able to forgive him and accept his help. Does Shaw give up his bachelor life to make Lainie apart of his life or will he remain a bachelor? It was definitely worth reading to find out. I loved reading it and I'm pretty sure you could read it in one sitting. However, I have two young children so it took me some time to finish. Such a perfect gift to give your mother. I'm excited to read the other five books. I definitely recommend that you all check out the Love Inspired product line. You won't be disappointed.

One of my fabulous readers will win a set of six Love Inspired books.
HOW TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY? 

"Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.
 Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway. If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”
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Thursday, April 23, 2015

When Calls The Heart Season Promotion & Giveaway {Written by Emilee}

I'm happy to be apart of the 
When Calls The Heart Season Promotion & Giveaway.

I had exclusive access to watch the When Calls The Heart Season 2 Premiere — which airs on April 25th on Hallmark  and let me tell you, it was sooooo good. Also, Sweetly Made (Just for you) will have 1 set of When Calls The Heart Season 1 on DVD ($60 value!!) to give away to one lucky reader. I'm super jealous!!! These DVD’s were supplied by Word Films
Giveaways valid in US & Canada only.





About the series:




The series is inspired by Janette Oke’s bestselling book series about the Canadian West. “When Calls the Heart” tells the captivating story of Elizabeth Thatcher (Erin Krakow), a young teacher accustomed to her high society life, who receives her first classroom assignment in Coal Valley, a small coalmining town where life is simple, but often fraught with challenges. Lori Loughlin plays Abigail Stanton, a wife and mother whose husband, the foreman of the mine, along with a dozen other miners, has just been killed in an explosion. The newly widowed women find their faith is tested when they must go to work in the mines to keep a roof over their heads. Elizabeth charms most everyone in Coal Valley, except Constable Jack Thornton (Daniel Lissing) who believes Thatcher’s wealthy father has doomed the lawman’s career by insisting he be assigned in town to protect the shipping magnate’s daughter. Living in a turn of the century coal town, Elizabeth will have to learn the ways of the frontier if she wishes to thrive in the rural west on her own.



Be sure to watch the trailer…..
In my opinion:

Wow! If you haven't watched any of When Calls the Heart episodes, you will be hooked especially when you watch The Season 2 Premeire. It was amazing and packed with more characters as well as more adventures, heartbreak and excitement. It has seriously become one of my favorite shows to watch. And it worked out so well that I was able to watch it ahead of time because we don't have the Hallmark channel so I was especially excited to be apart of the Promotion and giveaway.

I still adore Elizabeth & Jack's relationship. They are super cute together. I love all of the characters especially the newer ones. It brought more depth to the show. Now, I won't be able to go into detail about the Season Two premeire but it was full of new adventures, romances and challenges. I know you will all enjoy it so be sure to watch the trailer above as well as the Premeire on April 25th. I definitely recommend When Calls the Heart. Such a good, clean wholesome movie for the entire family.


#FaithTV & #Hearties 


NOW ONTO THE GIVEAWAY...

One of my lucky readers will win the entire set of When Calls The Heart Season 1 on DVD. Wahoo! 


HOW TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY?







"Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.
Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”
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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Nursery Wars Contest + Giveaway! Vote by April 30th; Win Over 40 Prizes


The Nursery Wars contest hosted by Babee Talk and Mommy Scene has begun!  Nearly 100 parents submitted a photo of their baby nursery, and now it's time for the fans to vote for their favorites. As a thank you for voting, you will have a chance to win the amazing prize pack shown below of over 30 must haves for mom and baby!
The top FOUR photos will win prizes too and will be based on:
  1. number of repins
  2. number of likes
  3. number of shares to Facebook
  4. number of comments

Three Simple Steps to Vote and Enter to Win (for voting you get prizes too!):

  Step 1: Follow Babee Talk on Pinterest (If you do not have a Pinterest account it's SUPER easy to sign up here.) Step 2: Vote for your favorite nursery photo here: https://www.pinterest.com/babeetalk/nursery-wars-contest-baby-nursery-design-ideas/
Here's how to vote for your favorite nursery:
  • REPIN the nursery photo on Pinterest (on any board you want) with #nurserywars
  • LIKE the pinned nursery photo
  • SHARE pinned nursery photo on Facebook with #nurserywars - there is a button in Pinterest to do this. Just click on nursery you like and look on the top right for share button.
  • COMMENT on the pin with #nurserywars
Step 3:  Enter via the Rafflecopter below for your chance to win big!
Don’t forget to earn extra chances to win by following the sponsors on Pinterest, other social media sites, and more. You can even create a Pinterest Board called "Baby Nursery Design Ideas" and repin all your favorite photos from the contest board to earn extra chances to win!  Good luck to all!

REMEMBER….the more points you earn the better chance you have to win! 

Enter via Rafflecopter here:

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So what are the AMAZING prizes? (Giveaway Open to U.S. residents only): Babee Talk If you are hunting for organic cotton baby bedding that has it all, you're in the right place. Designed by a mom and created with love for chic, safety-conscious parents, Babee Talk crib bedding, crib rail covers and plush toys combine the softest materials and rigorous safety checks with strikingly beautiful design. http://www.babeetalk.com Bitybean Bitybean’s UlraCompact Baby Carrier is the smallest, most convenient soft-structured carrier on the market, making it perfect for travel, in the water, or for those times when you’re just not sure if you will need a carrier. Weighing just 8 ounces and smaller than the size of a child’s water bottle, the UltraCompact Baby Carrier is convertible for front and back carry for children 3 months or 8-40 pounds. www.bitybean.com Bobee Bobee's unique wall decal designs provide creative accents for your nursery, kid's room, family room and more! Stop Staring At You Blank Walls! Add Bobee decals. Bobee's elephant wall decals are a fun and creative way to dress up your nursery room décor. Make your nursery theme fun and unique. Enhance your little girl's room décor with the pink elephants decals to match her pink bedroom. A boy's room is so cute with the blue nursery decor - combine Bobee's blue and grey elephant decals. For DIY projects, these vinyl elephant decals are just like stickers and are fun to incorporate in scrapbooking, a growth chart, canvas art, or chalkboard. If you have a jungle theme nursery or already have safari wall decals, the elephant decals are fun to add making your safari nursery wall decor unique. www.bobeeinc.com Wristy Buddy wristybuddy Wristy Buddy is a one piece teething wristband comprised of a wristband with an absorbent animal in the center, a textured teething attachment, and a satin attachment. Wristy Buddy is designed for babies that are teething that haven’t developed the motor skills to hold traditional teething objects. Babies that can’t grasp toys can manipulate Wristy Buddy. Wristy Buddy is made of absorbent materials to help keep little faces and clothing dry. Its various textures and colors engage and stimulate. It is easily accessible to your teething baby and is more sanitary than traditional teething objects. http://www.wristybuddy.com Baby Jack Blankets Baby Jack creates comfort for kids of all ages. With a unique design of sewing ribbons shut into tabs, we provide a security blanket that is entertaining, comforting and educational. Educational sensory tag blanket that encourages early learning with basic shapes, colors, numbers and letters. Ribbon tabs teach ABCs and counting 1-10. http://babyjackandcompany.com Zippyz by Little Trendyz Zippyz are footed pajamas with a patented design that makes diaper changes easier while keeping babies covered and warm during the process. Zippyz are made of a blend of organic and cotton which is extremely soft and eco-friendly! Zippyz was created by mom, Lisa Youngelson, who like most new parents, had been up night after night changing her newborn son's diaper. She was so exhausted she could barely function, let alone match up the tiny snaps on her baby's pajamas. Frustrated by endless missnapping and re-snapping, Lisa found zippered pajamas, and thought her problems had been solved. That night when she unzipped her son's pajamas, he started to cry from the shock of the freezing cold air. After endless research, Lisa realized there was nothing on the market that could be the solution to her problem. So, that night while feeding her son she thought of Zippyz. http://www.shopzippyz.com Oubly Oubly offers a wide selection of beautifully designed and crafted print items for business, or occasions that call for connection and celebration between you, your friends, and family. Get a long lasting, gallery quality canvas from the experts in large format printing. Simply upload your photo, we'll take care of the rest. You can upload your memorable photos, and get them printed on a full color, fade resistant, gallery quality canvas print. Voter prize is a $50 gift code to Oubly.com. http://www.oubly.com/ So Rad At So Rad, we believe in QUALITY over QUANTITY. It’s the modern eco lifestyle - keep it green & clean y’all. Body, mind & soul. We hope our message resonates for generations through our little turkey’s. We harness the power of nature and reduce our eco footprint through our natural and biodegradable bath & body care collection. We create healthy apparel for little ones to wear by using bamboo and organic fabrics, created locally. We believe in happy and healthy minds, feelings and moods without fear or judgement with the aide of aromatherapy when needed. Babies and kids are sensitive beings who absorb everything. It only makes sense that little ones should be surrounded with organics and natural products as much as possible, along with the whole family. Everything So Rad created was out of a need or desire for our own family, through events that needed a super mummy touch, or through bursts of creativity. http://shopsorad.com Olie olie copy Olie is a brand that creates practical, comfortable and cute baby and toddler clothing. Voter prize is an Olie Baby Teething Necklace! http://www.theolie.com Saranoni Saranoni mini blankets provide ultimate on-the-go comfort. This 15" x 20" blanket is the perfect size for little hands to hold. Luxuriously soft and warm, the mini blanket packs small but delivers full-sized comfort. Ideal for tucking around newborns in car seats. http://www.saranoni.com ChicoBag At ChicoBag, our mission is to help humanity bag the single-use habit. We do this by advocating for waste reduction and designing the highest quality, longest lasting reusable bags, packs and totes. The Snack Time set includes three reusable snack and sandwich bags that feature a fold-over, hook-and-loop closure system that expands to fit a full-size sandwich, or folds over for smaller snack items. The reusable bags are made from recycled material and feature a food-safe, water and stain resistant liner that makes for easy cleaning. https://www.chicobag.com/ pello The pello is a luxe floor pillow with a patented, distinct, donut shape (34” circumference) with raised edges (7” on the sides), ultra-soft plush brushed poly and cotton fabrics and a padded center that benefits a child at all stages of development. It is machine-washable, can be thrown into the dryer, and is durable and portable for mothers on the go. Every pello has two side handles enabling it to be folded in half like a taco and easily portable. Each pello also includes a pocket (6.5” x 6.5”) with a loop inside to hold baby items. In addition, loops on the side of the pello keep toys at bay. http://mypello.com/ Precidio Design's Juice in the Box Shaped like a traditional store-bought juice box, Juice in the Box is a durable, boxy-shaped drink container that is spill-proof and leak-proof, making a great choice for families on the go. No more worrying about spills in the car, drips on the new sofa or soggy sandwiches in the lunch box. Juice in the Box fits perfectly into lunch boxes and is made of the highest quality, safest and most durable material – USA-made Tritan™ and can be reused thousands of times! And, it’s dishwasher safe (top shelf, please!) for Mom so no worrying about mold or bacteria. Juice in the Box comes in five fun-filled colors – green, orange, pink, red and blue. www.juiceinthebox.com Blue Baby Bum Blue Baby Bum was created in 2013 by a mom whom after having her son and not being thrilled with the usability and designs of numerous baby products she came up with the idea of creating more sensible products and making the lives of parents a little easier. She was inspired to call her company “Blue Baby Bum” after her son’s ever-present and distinctive blue bottom. Working in between naps and after everyone in the family was down for the night, she designed, cut and produced the prototypes for an innovative combination Car Seat and Stroller Canopy that could be used from birth to four years old – a major leap in the usability and convenience of any such product in the market. She also designed and created a revolutionary Car Seat Blankie and Stroller Blankie which can be attached to either a car seat or stroller and always remains ready to be deployed when needed, simplifying one more necessity for parents who no longer must remember to bring a baby blanket every time they go out of the house. www.bluebabybum.com 5 Phases 5 Phases Revolutionary Hybrid GLASS Baby Bottles®, an innovative breakthrough in bottle feeding providing the healthful benefits of GLASS + the protection of BPA free plastic®. With all the concerns of plastics more and more medical experts agree GLASS is the preferred choice in bottle feeding, however many parents fear them breaking. Our eco-friendly bottles provide the perfect solution! http://www.5phases.com Sleep Baby Sleep Baby/Toddler sleep site. Helping families with babies that are having sleep troubles such as frequent night wakings, problems sleeping through the night, nap troubles, sleep schedule issues, and anything else related to baby/toddler sleep. This is a one email baby/toddler sleep consultation package, for anyone who is having trouble getting their baby to sleep. This package included all questions/concerns answered by a sleep consultant, and a sleep plan if applicable. http://violet-sleepbabysleep.blogspot.com Woombie woombie The Woombie Air is the first breathable swaddle that allows excess body heat to escape and requires no wrapping. Invented by a mom of five, 19-year RN, and Infant Care Specialist, the 14-award winning Woombie is a unique peanut shaped swaddle that imitates the comfort and security of the womb resulting in longer periods of sleep. It helps reduce the risk of SIDS as well as prevents overheating, face-scratching, startling, and colic (voted as a top colic product by the Fussy Baby Site). Over a half a million babies and counting have used the Woombie and parents swear by it! www.woombie.com Yummi Pouch Yummi Pouch reusable food pouches combine style and convenience in an eco-friendly container you can fill with homemade smoothies and blended snacks! Yummi Pouches are easy to fill and clean through the top zipper opening and are great for taking healthy snacks on the go. http://www.yummipouch.com Swanling The luxurious Swanling Slumber Silkies™ are the most unique security blankets ever made. Wide satin borders and soft minky fabric keep your child feeling cozy and calm. http://www.swanling.com Pack 'n Potty by Tottigo Pack 'n Potty is a stylish, lightweight tote that transforms in seconds into a sanitary toilet seat cover which is attached to a stable potty seat sized for a child. When placed over any standard toilet seat, Pack n' Potty provides a stable sitting area for a child with a full barrier from toilet surfaces; making potty time stress-free for the child and caregiver. Another feature is a unique wet/dry pocket to store items, such as, wipes, change of clothes, or other items needed for a potty training toddler or young child. Made of antimicrobial and waterproof materials, Pack 'n Potty is machine washable in hot water and dryer safe, Pack 'n Potty makes potty time a breeze for busy families' on-the-go. http://www.tottigo.com/ Baby Bump Bundle BumpBundle is here to simplify the crazy world of pregnancy and baby products for gift givers, or mothers-to-be themselves. Each bundle is tailored to the three trimesters and can be ordered at any stage of the pregnancy. Then when the bundle of joy arrives, the BabyBundle gift box makes the perfect present. With the mother and baby in mind, Baby Bump Bundle, LLC, offering BumpBundle gift boxes for pregnant moms and BabyBundle gift boxes filled with goodies for newborn babies, was created and brought to life! Voter prize is a 5 x 7 Nighttime Art Print. http://babybumpbundle.com PullyPalz
PullyPalz Teetheez toys will entertain baby and soothe his sore gums at the same time! They even attach to PullyPalz pacifier toys!
www.pullypalz.com Num Num The first dipper of its kind, NumNum is a baby’s first step to self-feeding. The innovative design makes it easier to use than a spoon because there’s no right or wrong way to hold it and it doesn't require wrist rotation (an advanced motor skill). That means less mess for parents while baby develops the fine motor skills necessary to graduate to the spoon. www.numnumdips.com The Original Time Capsule Co. Make a lasting impression of your baby’s hand or foot with the Milestone Collection Baby’s Hand Print Kit.  The decorative Hand Print Tin is a perfect companion to our Baby’s Time Capsule, or as a stand alone product.  Not only will this lasting keepsake be a treasured memory, but the tin will protect your Baby’s Hand Print and prevent damage. www.timecapsule.com Cossettie cossettie An extra large changing mat that provides more than enough coverage no matter where you are changing a diaper. This changing mat provides plenty of coverage to make sure your baby is lying on a clean surface for diaper changing. The extra-large sized mat completely covers public restroom changing tables and is great for diaper changes in the car, on the ground, floor and on a bed - anywhere you need to change a baby. Its’ small attached bag also makes it easy to store and carry around. http://www.cossettie.com/ Baby K'Tan The award-winning Baby K’tan Baby Carrier is an innovative blend of a sling, wrap and carrier all in one, providing the positions and benefits of all three. Smart and simple, the Baby K’tan Baby Carrier is a wrap without all of the wrapping—perfect for first-time parents. Made of 100% soft natural cotton, the Baby K’tan Baby Carrier is free of harmful chemicals, formaldehydes and azo dyes, and contains no hardware, plastic or metal. Sized like clothing for the perfect fit (XS, S, M, L, XL), the Baby K’tan Baby Carrier slips on easily like a t-shirt to comfortably carry baby from newborn to toddlerhood (8-35 lbs.). Its unique double-loop design is lightweight and compact like a sling, yet supportive like a structured carrier. Offering multiple positions without the need for wrapping or buckling, the Baby K’tan Baby Carrier provides added security for carrying baby and privacy for mom while nursing. Machine washable, dryer safe, and comes with a matching sash that converts to a carrying bag. www.babyktan.com Piggy Paint Piggy Paint is a natural, eco-friendly nail polish designed for fancy girls. Its non-toxic, hypoallergenic formula makes it safe to use on all piggies. Piggy Paint dries to a hard, durable finish that can easily be removed with our eco-friendly, low odor Piggy Paint nail polish remover. Both are made in the USA! http://www.piggypaint.com San Diego Bebe The mom-invented, eco-friendly nursing pillow that offers support, comfort, and discretion for mom and baby. For 20 years we have been providing moms with the best Eco-Nursing pillows that allows a mother to comfortably nurse her baby in private while being the safest choice for the environment and safe for babies. Winner receives $20 gift certificate to the Double Blessings store. http://www.doubleblessings.com Cushy Closer Our Cushy Closer Door Cushions are handmade with quality materials, inside and out, and are designed to be long-lasting and hold their shape for a truly quiet door. Proudly Made in the U.S.A. Pattern placement and elastic color may vary. The Cushy Closer Door Cushion Allows a quiet entry and exit while checking on sleeping children [without turning the knob/handle] Helps prevent children, adults and pets from accidentally locking themselves in or out [bathrooms, bedrooms, house, etc.] Snug fit helps muffle door sounds [slamming, rattling, closing] while allowing the door to close completely and quietly Makes a unique yet practical baby shower gift. www.cushycloser.com oogiebear For parents of young children, oogiebear is the first booger removal tool that safely and gently removes both sticky and dried mucus from a child's nostrils, and it can also be used to clean baby's ears. Developed by mother and Registered Pharmacist, Dr. Nina Farzin, oogiebear was created with comfort in mind, offering two unique ends to remove wet or dry boogers effectively to help children breathe easier and soothe them at a time of incredible discomfort. http://www.myoogie.com Gentle Goodnight Gentle Goodnight will guide you through a step-by-step sleep method that will have your baby or toddler to sleep in less than 25 minutes. You will be able to get your baby to sleep for a nap or bedtime at home or on the go;keeping you on the schedule you both choose throughout the day;giving you the time you need for yourself day or night! Dancing your baby or toddler gently to sleep has many important benefits including getting the baby weight off quickly. Throughout Gentle Goodnight you will find tools that will help you bond and gain the trust of your baby because you are not letting your baby cry themselves to sleep. Conscious parenting starts here to nurture a child who knows they are safe and loved. Because the way we raise our children shapes their future, start them off with a Gentle Goodnight! www.Gentlegoodnight.com PackIt PackIt is the smartest, simplest way to keep food and drinks cool anywhere. It works just like a refrigerator on the go, continually chilling items up to 10 hours. The secret is the bag’s patented freezable gel liner. Simply store the entire bag in the freezer overnight. Once the bag is frozen, its walls generate waves of cold air that chill your food and drinks from all sides. PackIt’s patented built-in technology keeps items cool all day without ever needing ice packs. It’s so powerful that it can even drop the temperature of liquids 25 degrees within the first hour. That’s right—it actually makes room-temperature items cold! Best of all, it folds up for compact storage in your freezer and is ready to go when you are. Voter prize is a Freezable Lunch Bag or Freezable Mini Lunch Bag. www.packit.com Rockin' Green Finally, It’s Cool to be Green! Rockin’ Green eco-friendly cleaning products are for families that care about their health and their planet. Unsatisfied with the “green” cleaning products on the market, Kim, a mom of three, created her own special non-toxic laundry soap formula that works tough on dirt and stains while being gentle to the environment, your family, and your budget. From Kim’s kitchen to now a well-known brand, Rockin’ Green is a family favorite for cleaning all types of spills, messes, stains, and funk around your house. What makes Rockin’ Green organic cleaners the best? They are… Biodegradable and made from recycled materials Recyclable Packaging Phosphate-Free Gluten and Vegan Friendly SLS- and Parabens-Free Free of optical brighteners. Winner receives a $25 gift certificate. www.rockingreensoap.com Wee Can Too Art Wee Can Too™ was founded with a mission to bring art supplies to babies and toddlers by offering the highest quality products made from fruit and vegetable powders, plus plant-based ingredients. Our products are all natural, and made from the safest ingredients without chemicals, preservatives, color additives, and are made from food based ingredients. Our colors come from nature! Wee Can Too was founded in 2007 with our first batch of Veggie Finger Paint and today we offer an entire line of all natural art supplies, made for babies, toddlers, and young children. Wee Can Too products are unique and we share a passion in introducing the world to these wonderful products that are practically safe enough to eat! www.weecantooart.com Cutie Bees Cutie Bees is on a mission - to make your kids LOOK GOOD and FEEL GOOD without compromise. They offer healthy, non-toxic and organic baby apparel so you never have to worry about the harmful chemicals found in most baby clothing. The best part? With every Cutie Bees purchase you help make a positive impact on our environment. Together, we are making the world a better place. All Cutie Bees clothing is made with 100% certified organic cotton, dyed with non-toxic fabric dyes and finished non-toxic. http://www.cutiebees.com aloka SleepyLight This aloka SleepyLight is an innovative LED night light consists of an acrylic shape that fits into a durable plastic base and comes complete with remote control and power supply. Choose from 13 beautiful colors. Safe low voltage, low heat, long life LED's - Nothing to burn little fingers on. The aloka SleepyLight was created for children by parents with fun designs and features for both. www.totaldreamz.com Baby Elephant Ears Unparalleled in style and function, Baby Elephant Ears is a baby headrest support pillow providing spinal/neck alignment and comfort - offered in diverse prints and organics, ethically manufactured, and made with sustainable materials. Chiropractor-inspired and mom-designed, Baby Elephant Ears can go wherever baby goes - stroller, swing, car seat, changing table, wherever and whenever support is needed. Baby Elephant Ears is fully washable and requires no attachments, straps or special skills - just simple, loving use. http://www.babyelephantears.com Maxwell Designs Maxwell Designs has the perfect large wet bag for storing your favourite cloth diaper accessory, the Spray Pal. This new large wet bag is big enough to fit a Spray Pal with enough room for spare diapers, cloth wipes, spare clothes and more. Use on the go or hang on the bathroom door and always have your Spray Pal in easy reach. Whether you are cloth diapering, potty training, or just heading to the pool our waterproof wet bags are the best for keeping smells and moisture in. The generously sized zippered opening on our medium 19″ x 12.5″ wet bags makes it easy to store dirty cloth diapers or clothing without making a mess. Voter prize is a $15 Maxwell Designs gift card. http://www.maxwelldesigns.ca Mod’Swad Sleeper mod-swad Karen Barski, mom of five, 19 year RN and creator of the Woombie baby swaddle, is now offering a line of eco’friendly baby swaddles called Mod’Swad. Mod’Swad is an upscale, eco’friendly and functional baby swaddle made from beautiful organic fabrics including heathered bamboo, Muslin, Cotton and 100% Australian Merino Wool. Also, the new baby swaddle design has a fashionable knot to customize length as baby grows. www.woombie.com/ Packable Pails Packable Pails are collapsible beach pails that collapse to under two inches tall making travel easy. They come in four fun colors. They are made from BPA free plastic and food grade silicone. Use them at the beach,sandbox,in the snow, in the garden, and much more. www.packablepails.com Girlie Glue Girlie Glue is an all natural accessory glue used to stick bows to babies' heads, earrings to ears and so much more! It lasts all day, and at the end of the day dissolves easily in water. Girlie Glue is designed to make accesorizing easy and comfortable. There are endless possibilities with Girlie Glue! www.girlieglue.com Sleeping Baby Sleeping Baby’s Zipadee-Zip is a unique solution to help baby transition from swaddling. The star-shaped Zipadee-Zip works like magic and provides babies with the snug feeling of security (the womb-like environment) while still allowing for the freedom of movement of pajamas. With Zipadee-Zip, babies are free to stand up, crawl, roll, walk and move around safely. This versatile sleep garment has 7+ uses and is works like a charm to help babies fall asleep and stay asleep. The Zipadee-Zip is ideal for transitioning babies from swaddling or for babies who do not like to be swaddled. www.sleepingbaby.com Buttons Diapers Buttons Cloth Diapers were born at home. Designed by a husband and wife team, Buttons Diapers are easy to use and affordable for everyone — the way it should be. Buttons Diapers believes in keeping life simple, even when it comes to diapering. Buttons Diapers feature a quality and affordable all-in-two cloth diapering system that consists of wipe-able PUL covers and super-soft absorbent inserts that snap into the covers to stay in place! www.buttonsdiapers.com Sponsors:
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