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September 27, 2013

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Nohi Kids Review

March 12, 2012

Nohi Kids Girls Dress

When I first saw Nohi Kids clothes I fell in love! Cheyenne loves any opportunity to be a little diva! I love this dress! The dress is has the perfect amount of “stretch.” This is important because Cheyenne does not like keeping any type of clothes on that have the “snug” fit. Plus I don’t have to struggle to get her in and out of the dress. It has a 2 inch sash that ties in the back. Cheyenne is super tiny for her age so the dress will grow with her. It is perfect to throw with a pair of leggings and long sleeve shirt underneath and let her wear the dress even on cooler days. I love the style of the dress!! It will surely grow with her as she will be able to wear it as a tunic when it is no longer fitting her as a dress.

Mommy and Baby Reviews received the Flock pattern of the Nohi Kids Girls Dress. It has green and teal partridges all over it. Cheyenne refers to it as her bird dress. Nohi Kids Girls dresses are available in seven different patterns and bright vibrant colors. The dress is made of an organic cotton, bamboo fiber and lycra blend. All the graphics are printed with a water-based ink as well. :) My favorite part about these dresses are that they are 100% machine washable!! Nohi Girls Dresses are available in sizes 12-18 months all the way up to 7/8. This makes it super easy and the perfect picture dresses when you are having sibling pictures taken!

   (A special thank you to Nohi Kids  for sending the Girls Dress to Mommy and Baby Reviews  free of charge. All opinions stated in our review are our own truthfully opinion and were not influenced by the sponsor or from getting the review product free of charge. We were in no way compensated for our review or opinion. Mommy and Baby Reviews only recommends products and services that we feel are a good fit for our readers.)

Thirty – One Gifts and Organizing Tote

March 9, 2012

Thirty – One Gifts and Organizing Tote

I don’t know how many times I have searched for the perfect bag for my hobbies. Something that isn’t too big but not too small. One that I can carry everything I need for my latest project and it not be too bulky to take with me when running errands and I know that I am going to have to wait. This is usually the doctor’s office. I love crocheting and knitting and almost always have yarn in tow! And if you ask my dear friend Kate from Crafty Kate Going Crazy she will testify that it is not a hobby but an obsession.  Anyone who crochets or knits knows that you have to be organized otherwise your yarn and project turns into a huge ball of mess, turning into frustration as you tear your project apart and have to start all over again. Well I found a wonderful little company that makes a bag that helps keep everything organized and in one place. Thirty – One Gifts has a full line of Adorable, Fun and Trendy bags and gifts! Their bags can be used for anything from a beach bag, diaper bag, craft bag and so much more! From their signature purses to storage solutions it will be easy for you to find something from Thirty – One Gifts for every part of your life!

My favorite Thirty – One bag is the Organizing Utility tote. I use it for everything and have decided that I need to purchase several more! One for my crocheting, one for a diaper bag and one just because I am in love with Thirty – One gifts. The Organizing Utility tote measures approx. 10.35″ H x 15.5″ W x 6.5″D. It is made from extra tough Nylon so you know it will last. Plus is has a stain and water proof lining PERFECT for diaper bags! With seven side pockets you are sure to find yourself organizing in no time! The Organizing Utility tote is currently available in 12 different colors and designs.
Thirty – One gifts offers personalization for all of their products. I love this because their products make the perfect gifts and you can add a little special touch by having it personalized for the recipient. You can find the perfect baby shower, bridal shower gift or present for any occasion. Even if you are just looking for a way to spoil yourself.

Thirty-One sent me (1) Organizing Utility Tote to write my review. I was in no way influenced my the sponsor and all opinions stated are my own truthful opinions. I only recommend products that I feel are a good fit for my readers.)

My Precious Kid Car Seat ID Card Review

March 4, 2012

My Precious Kid Car Seat ID Card Review

My Precious Kid Car Seat ID card is very useful! In case of an emergency the card gives emergency personnel everything they need to treat your child immediately if you are unable to. It includes everything from your child’s name, your address, date of birth, weight, height, home, cell and emergency phone numbers. There is a place to include a current picture of your child on the top left hand corner. On the reverse side it includes allergies, birth marks and medical needs. As well as your child’s doctor and dentist’s information, a place to put your child’s thumbprint and Medical Treatment authorization. When the entire card is filled out, place the card in the laminate seal to keep it safe from water. You place the Car Seat ID Tag onto your child’s car seat or booster seat with the enclosed tag holder. While these are called Car Seat ID cards I think they would be great to attach to your child’s book bag in case of an emergency as well. It helps let emergency personal know your child’s information when you are your child are not able to.

(A special thank you to My Precious Kid for sending Mommy and Baby Reviews the product to review free of charge. All opinions stated in our review are our own truthfully opinion and were not influenced by the sponsor or from getting the review product free of charge. We were in no way compensated for our review or opinion. Mommy and Baby Reviews only recommends products and services that we feel are a good fit for our readers.)

Vitamins Baby Blankie Buddy

March 4, 2012

Vitamins Baby Blankie Buddy

I love everything about Vitamins Baby products! From their outfits to their toys. Both of my daughters Security blankets are by Vitamins Baby. The quality of their products are AMAZING. Alexandria is 5 and Cheyenne is 2 and they both still have their blankets in very loved condition. :) Vitamins Baby also has a full line of adorable baby and toddler clothes.

Recently, my son was sent one the their super soft Baby Blankie Buddies to try. It is the perfect size to throw into the diaper bag and go. Yet, it still brings him comfort when he needs it. And I don’t have to worry if they get dirty cause I just throw them into the washer on delicate setting and let it flat dry and he is good to go! Vitamins Baby Blankie Buddy was such a hit that I had to go out and buy one for Cheyenne.

Each Blankie Buddy set includes two buddies! I love this. I don’t know how many times the kids have made one of their toys their absolute favorite toys and have lost it. Then I would spend countless hours looking for it or searching to buy a new one only to find out they are no longer made. Meanwhile, I have a child who lost their “best friend” and doesn’t understand. Each Blankie Buddy is 100% cotton and machine washable. Blankie Buddies come in 8 different animals including bunnies, bears, zebras, lions and more. Blankie Buddies are approximately 6 tall so they are perfect for you baby to carry everywhere with them.

(A special thank you to Vitamins Baby for sending Mommy and Baby Reviews the product to review free of charge. All opinions stated in our review are our own truthfully opinion and were not influenced by the sponsor or from getting the review product free of charge. We were in no way compensated for our review or opinion. Mommy and Baby Reviews only recommends products and services that we feel are a good fit for our readers.)

Sew Wickedly Sweet

March 4, 2012

Sew Wickedly Sweet

Sew Wickedly Sweet is owned by Kathy Dibble, who specializes in making beautiful hand made items from crocheted baby and toddler items to Waldorf Dolls and doll clothes.

Recently we had the chance to review one of her adorable crocheted Owl hats. This hat is by far the most adorable and unique hats I have ever seen. Kathy Dibble hand makes all of her hats. My favorite part about our hat was that you can see the time and love that Kathy put into making it. Kathy makes sure that every item she makes is of highest quality. NY is known for our cold and snowy winters. And I am extremely happy to say that Our Owl hat will definitely keep Cheyenne’s ears warm and toasty. Cheyenne loves how cute the hat is and that it makes her look like one of her animals.

newborn owl hat and boots

Kathy also specializes in Waldorf Dolls. Waldorf Dolls are made using wool and cotton. Each Waldorf doll’s appearance is intentionally simple in order to allow the child playing with it to improve or strengthen imagination and creativity. The dolls have no facial expression. Their legs and arms are flexible, allowing natural postures. I have never seen dolls like these and they are extremely unique. It is very clear that Kathy takes a lot of time creating her dolls and giving each one their own personality. Kathy’s Waldorf Dolls would be the perfect addition under this years tree for that special little girl in your life. And would be sure to bring them a new best friend.

(I received one or more products to write my review free of charge. I did not receive any monetary compensation for my review. All opinions stated are my own honest opinion and were in no way influenced by the sponsor.)

No Matter How Hard Marriage is, Do Not Give Up!

March 3, 2012

No Matter How Hard Marriage is, Do Not Give Up!

This post is going to be about  hitting rock bottom and working our way back up. It’s hard to talk about this – because honestly, no one likes talking about how hard life can be. Sometimes – it just needs to be said.

Before Eric and I got married and had Audrey, we had spontaneously moved down south and thought that we could get a fresh start on things, with it being a new place and all. Before we knew it, we were barely living pay check to pay check. We both had jobs, and at some point, Eric had two jobs but got laid off from the one that made more money. It just seemed like a giant black hole was eating whatever money we did bring in.

We were toying with the idea of moving back home to be closer to our family but we knew we barely had the money to do so. We could barely afford to keep a roof over our heads. Towards the end of us living in that house, we both were burnt out beyond belief. We had went from not arguing about anything to just arguing just for the sake of arguing, sometimes, in a matter 6 months to a year of living there.

As we found out I was pregnant, we were both in a frenzy of do we literally pack up and move pre-baby or wait until after she is born. We wanted to be closer to more family, but financially, it just wasn’t possible at the time. I had gotten laid off that month, and the job Eric was working was not giving him hours. Around 5 months of me being pregnant, we worked it out to move back. We now live a lot better than we did, and it seems like things are working out a lot better. We aren’t fighting like we used to, and although there is a small cushion in case of emergencies- which me managed to save up pre-baby and have just added a little bit since, we don’t feel as trapped by money. {Well, Eric does – but he is working on it.} I am even fortunate to be a stay-at-home mom while I go to school – which is a blessing!

Why living on nothing actually has helped us:

We know we can make it work if something were to happen again with jobs.

There are people out there less fortunate than us, and we should realize that, sometimes step back, and be thankfulwe have a roof over our heads and a hot meal every night.

That blessing sometimes do come in little bundles of joy.

What my daughter did for us, was make us put our priorities in order. She actually helped us start living a better, healthier lifestyle, more frugal and has brought some serious joy into our lives. Most of all, she has taught me patience and sometimes you need to go through a little hardship to get to a better place. Even though she wasn’t planned, it seems like it was meant to happen. She renewed our purpose and made us reevaluate our lives.

I know that looking back that, I am thankful that we had gone through that because it did make us closer, even if we were fighting. No Matter How Hard Marriage is, Do Not Give Up!

Pink Bowtique Luxurious Hair Bows for your Little Princess!

March 2, 2012

Pink Bowtique Luxurious Hair Bows

Pink Bowtique is an extraordinary company that makes beautiful one of a kind hair accessories for the little princesses in our lives. Nancy Chartrand and  Penny Godwin, two friends and now successful business partners have owned and operated Pink Bowtique since March 2008. Nancy and Penny, both stay at home moms at the time, where giving the opportunity to purchase the company from a friend. The friend, having three very young children at the time, decided she needed to sell her business because of the time involved in running it. For Nancy and Penny, this opportunity could not come at a better time. Nancy, who had an unexpected pregnancy when her youngest of three children was in the 4th grade, and Penny, who was very excited about her daughter going to UCLA, were worried about the new expenses their lives where about to take on. After training in the areas needed for running their internet business, Nancy and Penny took over the small one woman production and turned it into the largest baby headband, hair bow and accessory business on the web today! 

Pink Bowtique  manufactures and sells baby boutique products on the world-wide web.  Most of the products you will find on their site are custom designed, created, manufactured and shipped directly from their facility in the Turlock, CA. PinkBowtique.com products are hand-made in the USA with top quality materials. They produce a large inventory of unique and luxury hair bows, headbands, clippies, flower hair clips, infant headbands, flower hats, flower headbands, baby tutus, pettiskirts, flower onesies, diaper covers, bloomers and more.

So who exactly is PinkBowtique.com? They employ several local women in different aspects of the business, from making our products, to packaging, posting, photography, and marketing. Nancy and Penny’s older children also are employed, both during the summer and during the school year. They have been able to gain business experience and make money to provide for themselves while they are away at school.

“Nancy and I feel that one of the reasons our business has experienced such success is that we operate it by the golden rule.  Our philosophy includes providing customers with a baby boutique built on honesty in business, integrity in the goods that are sold, quality that customers can rely on, and delivery and presentation that customers can trust and know will be the best found in today’s market.  We pride ourselves in expedient customer service – what was once a requirement for all businesses, but tends to be a rarity in today’s business climate.  We guarantee 100% satisfaction in every baby headband, hair bow, tutu, bloomer onesie, baby outfit, and other assorted baby items that we sell.  We are a legally operating business entity (LLC) and hold a current business license, California resale certificate, and have a registered Tax ID. ” – Penny
Penny and Nancy were so kind to send my Mommy and Me Mommies to be group one of their Sunhats and a bow to review free of charge. When we received the box in the mail and opened it we could not believe how professional and unique the wrapping is. Secure in their own clear plastic box with a beautiful pink ribbon bow. It is very easy to see how much time, pride and love is put into making each custom item that they make. The quality of the materials are above our expectations! Pink Bowtique is definitely above and beyond anything that you can find out there.

Keep Your Pants Up With Dapper Snappers

February 27, 2012

Keep Your Pants Up With Dapper Snappers

dappersnappersAlexandria is so tall and thin that it is impossible to find her pants that fit her in both length and waist! If I find her the pants that fit her in the length then they are huge in the waste and they end up falling down. I have tried several types of belts and have found one that we both like. The leather ones that you usually find at your local Walmart or Target, hurt her stomach or irritate her skin because they don’t stay in the belt loops. Recently, we had the chance to try Dapper Snappers Big Kids Belts. These remind me of the belts from when I was younger. It was white and had rainbows all over it and I thought it was so cool. Alexandria LOVES Dapper Snappers! They are easy for her to buckle and unbuckle when she needs to go to the bathroom and I don’t have to worry about her fussing with a belt and having an accident or needing help in school when she needs to use the bathroom.

Dapper Snappers are made from quality Suspender Elastic, perfect for a snug but not squeezing fit. They have an easy interlocking buckle that makes it super easy to get in and out. They are fully adjustable so it will easily grow with your child. They are available in several colors sure to match any outfit. Dapper Snappers are Made in the USA and CPSIA tested and approved!

(A special thank you to Dapper Snappers for sending Mommy and Baby Reviews the product to review free of charge. All opinions stated in our review are our own truthfully opinion and were not influenced by the sponsor or from getting the review product free of charge. We were in no way compensated for our review or opinion. Mommy and Baby Reviews only recommends products and services that we feel are a good fit for our readers.)

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