Giveaway: Blooming Bath for babies 8/10-24 (US only)

Are you expecting in 2014? Did you just have your little bundle of joy? Know someone who’s pregnant or trying to conceive? Then this event is for you! Alex of Mommy’s Obsessions is expecting her second son this October and has created an event that is perfect for expectant mothers. Mommy’s Little Miracle is a Pregnancy, Newborn/Early Infancy, and Postpartum event that will be featuring everything from maternity clothing to newborn essentials, to postpartum products you must have. We highly recommend that you bookmark the open giveaway page by clicking on the image below then adding it to your bookmarks bar. Over the next three weeks you will have the chance to enter to win some amazing prizes from items for YOU and things for your little one!
 

Today Mommy’s Little Miracle is featuring a company that is revolutionizing the way we bathe our babies – Blooming Bath!

I haven’t tried the Blooming Bath, but I’ve wanted to since I heard about it a couple of years ago! My SIL gave us her sons’ baby bath, so there was no need to buy one.   🙁   I like how comfy the Blooming Bath looks, and that it fits into many styles of sinks. No bending over the tub! -Elisebet

 

About Blooming Bath

(As from their website)

“Eric Devericks was a professional cartoonist. Brian Pond designed golf putters. David Morelock loved to surf. And Tom Morris was a proud geek. The four friends couldn’t have been more different. But they all had one thing in common: They were dads — and they prided themselves on being good ones. Change a diaper? No sweat. Soothe a screaming newborn? Right away. Pull a splinter? Kiss a boo-boo? Laugh at really bad knock-knock jokes? Of course. But there was another thing they had in common — experience with a chore that really shouldn’t be a chore. “When your baby’s so soapy and slippery and squirmy and when you’re trying to bend over a tub or keep them in place in the sink — frankly, it just takes a lot of the enjoyment out of a moment that should be such a great time,” Morelock said. Together, the four fathers co-founded the new company. And after more than a year of hard work, they rolled out their first product: Blooming Bath. The flower-shaped bath pillow conforms to the shape of any sink — and keeps those little wiggle worms right where they belong. It’s durable, easy to clean and unbelievably adorable.”

 

Photo Credits: Blooming Bath
From Alex at Mommy’s Obsessions:

One item for Baby #2 that has been on my list since before we conceived, was a Blooming Bath. When I first learned of the Blooming Bath I immediately fell in love with it. Not only is it adorable, but it looked so much more comfortable for baby than those stiff plastic bath tubs! When I finally saw it in stores, my love only deepened and I knew that this was a must have baby product for when we had our second little one.

Aside from the bath being the plushest that I have seen yet, I really love the fact that rather than letting it sit out and air dry, you simply throw it into your dryer after the baby is done using it! I remember from Little Misters bath tub that anytime water wouldn’t completely drain from it, it would mildew and I just thought it was the grossest thing. With the Blooming Bath, there’s no need to worry!

To Purchase: Visit Blooming Bath and grab the color bath you would love for your little one! Blooming Bath also carries bath products!

To Win: Mommy’s Obsessions and Blooming Bath want to give one lucky winner a Blooming Bath in their choice of color!

 

The Giveaway will close late on the evening of August 24th. The winner will be chosen at random through  Giveaway Tools. The winner will be announced both on Giveaway Tools form as well as notified by email and announced on Mommy’s Obsessions Facebook. Winner must respond within 48 hours of receiving their winner’s email otherwise they will forfeit their prize and a new winner will be chosen. The winner will have their prize sent to them by Blooming Bath. Mommy’s Obsessions and other participating bloggers are not responsible for prize shipment. Must be 18 years and older. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Google are in no way affiliated with this giveaway. No Purchase Necessary. Void where prohibited by law. US Only. For any questions contact Mommy’s Obsessions. Mommys Obsessions did receive compensation or product in exchange for the promotion of this event. This blog did not receive compensation for the promotion of this event. 
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Review: PRO Compression Marathon Socks #keepittight

My sister-in-law Emily has helped me out with today’s review. I was given the opportunity to review a pair of marathon socks from PRO Compression. Since Emily has been running more than I have lately and training for a half marathon coming up soon, I thought she could really benefit from a pair and sent them her way!

PRO Compression marathon socks review- My Life: A Work in Progress

The socks help increase blood flow in your vascular system, thereby relieving discomfort. Increased blood flow means a shorter recovery time! These socks aren’t just for athletes; if you’re on your feet all day, you could benefit from wearing a pair. I wish I had known about these when I was teaching full time.

PRO Compression marathon socks come in several sizes and colors/patterns. Over the calf, low cut, hot pink, black with red & blue dots…I always love when a functional product looks great too.

From Emily:

I absolutely love my compression socks. At first, I didn’t think wearing them would really do anything, but I have a couple running friends that swear by them. I have to say that I always have to wear them now, or else I’ll pay the price. The days I wear them, I don’t have a problem with my feet the rest of the day, but if I don’t wear them, my feet are very achy after my run. If there’s a day when I’ve been on my feet for a block of several hours, I’ll slip my socks on to help recover. Also, I love the many different designs offered. There were so many to choose from!

Find out more on PROCompression.com. They also sell calf sleeves, arm sleeves, and active wear. If you’re interested in buying a pair, you can get 40 percent off a pair of any PRO Compression socks or sleeves with discount code: COMP40

Want to win a pair? Come back tomorrow to enter a giveaway! 

If you won a free pair, which pattern or color would you choose?

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I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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Book Review: “Undetected” by Dee Henderson

In spite of our move next week and job hunting, I’ve been able to find a few minutes here and there for reading. Amazing, right? I received a copy of Dee Henderson’s new book, Undetected, to review. What’s funny is that after I’d already signed up to review it, my mom called me, all excited about a romance book she’d just read on her Kindle. It was about the U.S. Navy, and since my husband is a sailor, she thought (rightly so), that I’d enjoy this book. Anyway, I figured out pretty quickly that the book my mom was talking about, I’d be reviewing soon!

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Author Dee Henderson is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling Christian author of more than 15 books. Her new book Undetected is a military romance.

Gina Gray, the heroine of Undetected, is a true genius. She went to college at age 14. Gina has an affinity of being able to see simple but profound scientific concepts where everyone else has overlooked it. Her oceanography discoveries have helped keep U.S. Navy submariners like her brother safe.

In spite of her brilliance in science (or perhaps because of it), she has difficulty with relationships. She’s known since she was a little girl that she wanted to get married. Now at 29 she’s having trouble finding a good guy that doesn’t feel insecure or overwhelmed by her intelligence and career.

All of that changes when she visits her brother in Washington state. Now she has two decent men vying for her attention. Both would make wonderful husbands, and she’s left wondering which one she should marry, or maybe neither.

Mark Bishop is turning 41. A widower and submarine commander, he’s ready to share his life with someone again. Daniel Field is about Gina’s age. He loves the water and is a sonarman on a submarine. Both of them help Gina during trying times.

During all of this emotional turmoil, Gina makes new discoveries for the Navy; discoveries that can both save and take lives; discoveries that make her a national security asset. As the book rises to a climax, Gina is able to use her skills to solve an international crisis and stave off the threat of war.

Christian themes are woven throughout the stories as the characters learn to trust God and lean on Him. Henderson also gives her readers a couple of glimpses of another story line, from her book Unspoken.

I was impressed with the research Henderson obviously conducted to write this book. Since I’m not familiar with the submariner culture, I couldn’t verify that it’s accurate, but it sounds realistic. Even the scientific “discoveries” that her character Gina made actually sound real. Henderson also did a good job of explaining Navy terminology. Overall, it’s a solid read.

You can find the first chapter of the book online here. Purchase Undetected on Amazon (affiliate link below), also at Barnes & Nobles, and Lifeway Christian Bookstores. Undetected is available in several formats: hardcover, paperback, Kindle, and audio.

What are some of your favorite types of books to read?

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