CLOSED Giveaway: A Newborn Collective ($422+) 9/23-10/7


Welcome to “A Newborn Collective,” a giveaway event hosted by A Mama Collective and Viva Veltoro.
In honor of Jenna’s newest addition, a sweet baby girl, we’ve put together an amazing prize package for new moms and babies!  

One winner will take home a wonderful $422 bundle which includes:

Tiny Prints: 50 Birth Announcements, valued up to $150. Tiny Prints is thrilled to help you celebrate your new arrival with hundreds of unique, stylish birth announcements. You can personalize your announcements with your very own photos, which will surely become lasting mementos of those precious newborn moments. Tiny Prints ensures that your cards are printed with the best photo quality possible on the highest quality paper, all at a wallet-friendly price. To see Jenna’s adorable newborn and her review of Tiny Prints, just click HERE

aden + anais: A 4-pack of swaddles in the winner’s choice of print. For countless generations, mothers have swaddled their children with natural muslin to keep them warm in the winter and cool in the summer. You’ll get to continue this tradition with the softest swaddles and fashion-forward prints from aden + anais! Check out Jenna’s review of these cozy swaddles HERE.  

mum + bub skin care: The winner will receive the entire line of mum + bub skin care, including Soothing Ointment, Hair + Body Wash, and Ultra-Gentle Lotion.  mum + bub is a naturally-derived, pawpaw fruit infused skin care collection for baby and you. It’s gentle and perfect for that delicate baby skin. You can see what Jenna thought about mum + bub HERE.  

Jellystone Necklace courtesy of Kissed by the Moon: The winner will get to choose between two beautiful necklaces, either this fabulous necklace or the Troika. Not only do these necklaces look great, they are also non-toxic and safe. Kissed by the Moon has all of your natural parenting needs – be sure to check out their awesome selection of cloth diapers, carriers, and more!  You can see a full review HERE

Boba Wrap: Winner will take home a classic Boba Wrap, perfect for keeping your baby close. The Boba Wrap is ideal for carrying babies from birth until around 18 months. No buckles, straps, or snaps to deal with, simply tie the soft material snug against your body for a perfect fit every time.  

Comotomo: Winner will receive (1) 5oz bottle, (1) 8oz bottle, replacement nipples, and (1) teether; a package valued at over $40. These are baby bottles, evolved!   Comotomo bottles are a bit soft and skin-like, made of 100% medical grade hygienic silicone. They are designed to be as close to breast-like as possible with a super-wide mound and naturally shaped nipple. They also feature an anit-colic vent. Their teethers are also constructed out of 100% medical grade silicone which means it can be boiled for sterilization, and they are perfectly sized for little hands to hold.  

Piyo Piyo Baby Food Processor: The winner will receive this innovative food processor that comes with seven pieces, including a pestle, mortar, grinding lid, grinding board, filter, juicer, and feeding spoon. The pieces are perfectly designed so they can all be stacked together for easy storage too!

GroVia: The lucky winner will receive (1) newborn all-in-one cloth diaper and (1) one-size all-in-one cloth diaper. GroVia is an industry leader in modern cloth diapers. They combine better designs with better materials for better functionality. With a newborn in tow, you’ll be looking for easy diapering options, and GroVia has just the diapers for you! Their newborn diapers offer a trim fit, soft materials, and are super easy to use. Once your little one has outgrown their newborn diapers, you’ll have a one-size all-in-one to use! Featuring a super absorbent, organic cotton inner with a soft layer of water resistant TPU outer, this AIO is simple and easy. No stuffing, no doublers – just snap on baby and go! Check out Jenna’s review of the GroVia all-in-one HERE.

One lucky person is going to win ALL of these fabulous prizes!
Open to the US only.  Ends 10/7/13 at 11:59 PM EST.
Enter using the Giveaway Tools form below.  Good Luck!
Disclosure: I did not receive any compensation for hosting this giveaway.  The participating bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfillment.
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Review: Happy Family Brands organic baby and toddler products

Happy Family Brands sent me several complimentary product coupons and products for Baby J to try out.

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Happy Family brand on My Life: A Work in Progress


Shazi Visram founded the Happy Family organic food brand on Mother’s Day, 2006. After watching the struggles of a friend to feed her baby healthy but convenient foods, Visram’s Happy Family idea was conceived and launched. The brand first began with Happy Baby, but has grown since then into a line of family products for babies, toddlers, kids, and adults too. Read about their commitment to sustainability HERE.

Whenever they can, Happy Family adds nutritious elements like probiotics and minerals to their foods. Click on an ingredient below to learn more:

When you purchase a Happy Family product, a starving child in Africa is fed through Project Peanut Butter, a program supported by UNICEF, the WHO, and Doctors without Borders. Happy Family is also working with the FEED project.

Our Experiences:

I love the Happy Baby and Happy Tot food pouches! Don’t get me wrong, I also love reusable food pouches, but the downside of those is they have to be refrigerated. You can’t just toss a reusable pouch with apple sauce or food purees into the diaper bag and be on your merry way; you have to lug around a cooler. Although prepackaged food pouches aren’t the least expensive baby food option, they’re very convenient to keep on hand, so I often do. I like to keep a pouch in the diaper bag, in case I can’t get home as quickly as I expect.

The ingredients in all of the Happy Family foods that we’ve tried make me happy! When Baby J was first learning to chew, I would buy Happy Puffs for him. I liked that they were organic and sweetened with apple juice concentrate instead of added sugar.

Using one of the Happy Family coupons, I purchased a package of the Happy Yogis. I don’t remember these being on the shelf when Baby J first started solids, but they would have been perfect. These yogurt and fruit snacks literally melt in your mouth.

I’ve always found most baby foods to be bland, but that’s not the case with Happy Family. Here are some of their Happy Baby “Homestyle Meals” flavors: basmati rice, coconut milk, and carrot blend; turkey, veggies, and quinoa; amaranth ratatouille; and wild Alaskan salmon, quinoa, corn, and pea.

Baby J loves everything he’s tried so far: food and yogurt pouches (he practically inhales them), Happy Yogis, Happy Puffs, and the Super Toddler bars. I actually have to hide them, because he’ll freak out and want all of them, if he sees them!

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That’s a Super Toddler Bar crumb on the left side of his mouth and the wrapper by his left foot. Yeah…not kidding that he loves this brand.

If you haven’t tried the Happy Family brand, look for it at stores near you. Our local grocery store only has a small selection of the Happy Tot and Happy Baby products, but our local Target has a great selection.

Note: I received complimentary products and manufacturer’s coupons to facilitate this review. I was not otherwise compensated for this post.

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Giveaway: Baby Bullet 8/7-8/21

Welcome to the Baby Bullet Food Making System Giveaway!
Hosted by:  Savory Savings
LoveMy2Dogs and GottaGetMyBodyBack
Sponsored by: Baby Bullet


Have you thought about making your own baby food, but decided not to because you thought it would be too hard or take too much time?  Have you heard of the Baby Bullet?  It is a food puree system by the makers of Magic Bullet – but with special blades and cups just for baby food!  This easy to use machine is convenient, fun and fast!  Krista over at Savory Savings had a chance to review the Baby Bullet and has shared her thoughts on why she wishes she had this when her little ladies were babies and how she is using it now when they are toddlers!

The Baby Bullet can save you not only time, but money as well!  Just one organic sweet potato can make 10 two-ounce containers of food!  At most stores, you can pick one sweet potato up for under $1.00 – that is 10 cents per container!  Wow!

The Baby Bullet can also be used to make smoothies, yogurt pops, and soup!

Would you like to enter to win a Baby Bullet and try your hand at making some baby food?  Enter with the Giveaway Tools form below!  This giveaway is open to US residents only, ages 18 and older.  The giveaway will run from August 7, 2013 through August 21, 2013 at 11 PM CST.  Good luck!

Note: Savory Savings did not receive any compensation for this post. Disclosure: Savory Savings did receive the product for free and is sharing her opinion with you. Her opinion may differ from yours. Savory Savings and My Life: A Work in Progress are not responsible for sponsor prize shipment. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Facebook. We hereby release Facebook of any liability. The post may contain affiliate links. Winner(s) will be contacted by email and will have 48 hours after the giveaway ends to respond before another winner is selected. All entries will be verified. 

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