Friday, April 17, 2015

Make a Professional Quality Book with Blurb and Coupon Code

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A Blurb book we made for our son.

I've been a big fan of Blurb for a long time. I love that you can make a professional quality coffee table book on their site using your own photos, recipes, or story. Speaking of stories, what is really interesting is the founders story! Also, now through 4/28 you can get 20% off any book you create!
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EverydayHappy Diapers, Wipes, and Bath and Body Products Review


When our baby girl turned 1 month old, we got a little 1 month birthday gift from EverydayHappy to celebrate and share our thoughts about their eco­-friendly baby care products, including diapers, wipes, soap and shampoo. It is always fun to get a gorgeous box of fun new products to try. The baby especially enjoyed putting the diapers to the test.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Make it Easy for Mom this Mother's Day Giveaway


We have an awesome Giveaway for you guys! It has a $50 Outback Steakhouse gift card, a $50 Bath and Body Works gift card, $150 cash, and Medi-pals. You can learn all about Medi-pals and put your name in the hat for a chance to win this prize pack, below.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Giveaway - $300 Target Gift Card Instagram Giveaway

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I LOVE Target. I must say I would prefer to shop there with a FREE Gift Card. The kind of free gift card that you WIN from a cool blogger, like me. Yup, I put some money in the pot, yet again, to help give away a Target Gift Card!

Eleventh Avenue Captain SillyPants 100% Organic Cotton Swaddle Blankets Debut

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We love beautiful organic cotton swaddles in this house. They can be used for a bedtime and naptime swaddle for an infant, a nursing cover, a stroller blanket, etc. If you are looking for nice organic swaddle blankets, check out the new Captain SillyPants line found exclusively at Eleventh Avenue. They are 100% organic cotton and come in a variety of styles and patterns. Of course I have a pre-order deal for you, right now, too!

Monday, April 13, 2015

Ooh La La - Francois et Mimi French Coffee Press Review



I have to admit, I'd never thought about using a coffee press before I received this one from Francois and Mimi to review. I love coffee. I also need coffee, especially with a preschooler and a newborn at home. Our lack of sleep is counteracted by a lifesaving cup of coffee, daily. If people are saying that a French press is a better way to enjoy coffee, then I'm in.


The French press works by putting the coffee and HOT water into the pot and pressing it after letting it brew for a little while. 


The Francois et Mimi French Coffee Press is dishwasher safe, holds 1000ml, or 34oz, has a double wall feature which keeps liquids hot longer, and a dribble-proof spout.


The water must be HOT to go into the coffee press. Then you add 1 Tbsp for every 8 oz. of water and every small cup of coffee you want to make.



Then you put the lid on the press with the press pulled all the way up.


Once you let your coffee brew for 5 minutes or so you push down the press all the way.


Then you pour your delicious cup of coffee!


I must say that the cup of coffee was pretty delicious!


The press is well-made and very attractive. All the parts were in great condition and worked perfectly. I could see using our coffee press for making our coffee and keeping it warm as we enjoyed it little by little, either just me and hubby, or for guests.

Here is a video of the coffee press in action:


If  you would like to purchase a Francois et Mimi French Coffee Press, you can find it on Amazon.

* The following link is an Amazon affiliate link and I will make a commission if you make a purchase using my link.

*We received this coffee press for free to facilitate this review but all thoughts and opinions are our own.



Home and Garden Weekend Highlights




We did a little gardening and work outside, this weekend. I thought I'd share some of the highlights of what is going on around this property. I love they yard, here, but there really is so much work to be done. We knew going into this house that it needed $100,000 worth of work. We haven't even done 1/4 of the work, yet, but at least we're having a good time!