Healthy Mommy, Healthy Baby with UpSpring Prenatal+ Gummy Vitamins!

May 5, 2017

I’m picky about my prenatal vitamins. Like…REALLY picky. Too big? Too smelly? Too many negative side effects? I’m out. UpSpring Prenatal+ Gummy Vitamins meets all of the right criteria – no negative side effects, smells pleasant and since it’s a gummy, I don’t have to worry about swallowing a huge horse pill. Despite being plus-size, I’ve been blessed with a healthy pregnancy. I haven’t gained any weight and am actually down…

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Maternity Safe Nail Polish? Sign Me Up! – Knocked Up Nails Review

April 22, 2017

One thing that I’m especially loving about my changing body is how fast my nails grow. Thanks hormones and prenatals! Since they’re growing at a lovely pace, I like to keep them painted and pretty. However, I wanted something that was safe for pregnancy as traditional polishes are notorious for heavy fumes and nasty chemicals. One alternative is Knocked Up Nails…

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Ecocentric Mom Subscription Box Review – April 2017

April 21, 2017

I love subscription boxes, especially those designed specifically with moms in mind. When I heard about Ecocentric Mom and how they curate their boxes to help moms achieve healthier lifestyles, I HAD to try it out, and it surely did not disappoint! I received a complimentary April 2017 box from Ecocentric Mom, and I was thoroughly impressed with not only the quantity of goodies I received, but also the QUALITY! I noticed a few brands that I was familiar with, as well as some I never heard of but was excited to discover.

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Keeping Stretchmarks at Bay with Belli Skin Care!

February 5, 2017

Disclosure: I received products in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. . Pregnancy is beautiful. Well…sort of… If you’re like me, your skin doesn’t want to cooperate during those nine months, whether it be acne, blemishes, dryness, or stretch marks. An updated skin care routine is important during the first trimester, where I tend to be more careful about what I apply to my skin. With…

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Early Detection & Accuracy with First Response

June 18, 2015

I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for First Response. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   I found out that I was expecting my daughter almost six years ago. I still remember every detail of that day that changed my entire life forever. My mom thought that the pregnancy test had to be inaccurate and…

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Reno Rose Review + Giveaway [closed]

March 19, 2013

… While I was researching the beautiful act of breastfeeding, I debated on whether I would be the kind that would cover up or not. I don’t see anything wrong with an exposed breast when feeding your child, but for me, I’d rather be covered up, as it would make me feel more comfortable. Unfortunately, I was unable to successfully breastfeed due to falling into the booby trap known as…

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Knocked-Up Fitness Review

… I was one of those pregnant women. You know – the ones that think they’re eating for two and don’t exercise what. so. ever. I was a lazy pregnant lady. Labor day {not the holiday} comes around, and I’m stuck wondering why I’m pushing for three hours. Could it be because I didn’t keep up with my fitness during my pregnancy? There’s a great possibility. Light exercise while expecting…

September 3, 2012
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Susan Brown’s Baby – Just for Mom Foot Therapy Cream & Dead Sea Salt Foot Soak Review

My feet ache constantly. I suffer from nasty calluses and cracked heels, and that causes my feet to endure lots of pain. Especially when I’m standing up! Ow! I craved a product that would deliver promising results and actually stuck by their word. Additionally, I wanted a skin care product that is pure and gentle. Green living can be somewhat of a daunting task. Finding the best natural skin care…

August 9, 2012
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Cake Lingerie – Love The Body You’re In!! – REVIEW and GIVEAWAY – Ends 9/22 **BGRFF**

Expecting and planning to nurse? Just had a baby and looking for stylish nursing bras? Then you do NOT want to miss out on this review and giveaway! Cake Lingerie sells high quality, super stylish maternity lingerie, maternity bras, nursing bras, and pregnancy underwear. Just because you’re pregnant does not mean you have to settle for plain, ugly garments!  About Cake Lingerie “Cake Lingerie is an international designer brand, specialising…

September 6, 2011
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Miss Oops – Beauty Saving, Problem Solving Products! – REVIEW

About Miss Oops “It all began when Jennifer Higgins, President of Miss Oops, was getting dressed for a friend’s wedding. She disappeared into her closet, slipped into her little, black, cocktail dress and glided in front of the dressing mirror, feeling like a princess. Beaming from ear to ear, Jennifer looked into the mirror and saw a huge, hideous deodorant stain staring back at her. To her avail, Jennifer remembered…

August 30, 2011
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Bellybuds – Review

About Bellybuds “If you ask Curtis Williams (creator and co-founder), the inspiration for bellybuds happened during the 2nd trimester of his wife’s pregnancy with their first child. “We had read that playing prenatal music to the womb was beneficial – so right around the fifth month, my wife began placing her ipod earbuds on her belly and playing classical music for our daughter.  The only problem was that in order…

August 10, 2011
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