Whale of A Sale Giveaway


We are excited to partner up with Whale of a Sale to be giving away passes for the their consignment sale on May 2&3 at the at the Indiana State Fairgrounds Ag/Hort Building.

Why shop Whale of a Sale? You can get great deals on popular brands such as Gymboree, Gap, Ralph Lauren, Janie and Jack, Peg Perego, Graco, Fisher Price, Pottery Barn Kids and many more. Shoppers can expect to find upscale spring and summer clothing, toys, furniture, bedding, accessories, bikes, outdoor toys, maternity and a variety of area vendors.

And if you are interested in making a little extra money become a consignor.  You can easily sign up www.whale-sale.com. As a consignor, you price your items and drop them off in advance and there is no need not be present at the sale. You’ll receive 60 percent of your total sales and the opportunity to receive up to 75 percent by volunteering at the sale. And each consignor will receive two passes to shop the private pre-sale Wednesday,  April 30. The average consignor earns $378 and unsold clothing can be donated to charity partner Good Samaritan Network of Hamilton County and Jordan’s Place for foster children.

Admission is FREE. (Fairgrounds parking is $5.) Public sale hours are Friday, May 2 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Many items are half price on Saturday. Facebook/Twitter/Instagram fans of  Whale of a Sale may also shop early Thursday, May 1 from 2 – 8 p.m.

However, if you just don’t want to wait until May 2, you can purchase a ticket ($10) for the VIP pre-sale on Wednesday.  Visit http://www.whale-sale.com to buy your ticket and shop before the general public.

To win a set of passes to the presale for you and a friend enter below. Good Luck!
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We received two passes for personal use in exchange for hosting this giveaway. 

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Britax Recall Strollers Due to Partial Fingertip Amputation Hazard


B-Agile stroller

Britax has announced the voluntary recall of 225,000 B-Agile and BOB strollers in the U.S. and Canada due to partial fingertip amputation hazard.

Britax has received eight incident reports. Incidents include one partial fingertip amputation, one broken finger and severe finger lacerations. Please note the recall is due to the folding mechanism and no children were injured. Just parents having an issue closing the stroller.

This recall involves Britax B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers. The single and double strollers were sold in various color schemes, including black, red, kiwi, sandstone, navy and orange. They were manufactured between March 2011 and June 2013 and have the following model numbers: U341763, U341764, U341782 and U341783 for the B-Agile strollers; U361818 or U361819 for the B-Agile Double strollers; and U391820, U391821 and U391822 for the BOB Motion strollers. The model number and the manufacture date in YYYY/MM/DD format can be found on label located on the inside of the stroller’s metal frame near the right rear wheel.


B-Agile, B-Agile Double and BOB Motion strollers

Hazard: The hinge on the stroller’s folding mechanism can partially amputate consumers’ fingertips, break their fingers or cause severe lacerations, among other injuries, when they press the release button while pulling on the release strap.

Consumer Contact:
Britax; toll-free at (866) 204-1665 from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday, visit the company’s websites atwww.britaxusa.com  or www.bobgear.com and click on “Safety Notice” at the top right corner or on “Learn More” at the bottom center of the page, or e-mail strollerrecall@britax.com for more information.

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Bebe Au Lait Nursing Giveaway: Pink & Blue: Babies Are Due Giveaway Hop


Welcome to the “Pink & Blue: Babies Are Due” Giveaway Hop hosted by Mommy’s Favorite Things and Mama’s Baby Cupcakes. Join Pride & Joy Baby Planners in celebrating babies by honoring Michelle’s baby girl born this December, and Heather’s baby boy set to arrive in January 2014. This hop is focused on items you’d want/need for babies ages newborn to 6 months of age. Whether its bottles, blankets, toys, or clothes, we are sure you’ll enjoy what all that this bloggers have to offer. After visiting our giveaway, make sure you use the linky below to take a look at what the other blogs have to offer! Each blog has a minimum prize package of $25 per winner.

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Combi USA teamed up with Heather on a Shuttle Infant Car Seat review, and they’ve also offered a giveaway! One US winner will win a Shuttle Infant seat as seen in the button above, with their choice of colors (black, red, royal blue or teal) ENTER THE GRAND PRIZE HERE!!!

Mama’s Baby Cupcakes, Mommy’s Favorite Things and the “Whatever Goes” participating bloggers are not responsible for sponsors who do not fulfill prize obligations.

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Pretty Mommies Giveaway


Pretty Mommies is ready to help you give (and get) the gift of healthy skin this holiday.

You and 3 of your friends will be gifted the safe, all natural and highly effective 3 part skin care system for pregnant and nursing moms. But don’t worry – your non pregnant and nursing friends will love it, too!

Pretty Mommies Three-Step-System

It’s a simple three step system – Cleanser, Skin Brightener, and Sunscreen - it’ll cleanse, exfoliate, hydrate, brighten, soothe, provide high levels of antioxidants and anti-aging properties, as well as, physical broad spectrum sun protection. If you’re curious about how these products work, be sure to check out the review on According to Jenny.

Not only is Pretty Mommies offering up this fantastic giveaway – they’ve got a great opportunity available for you to purchase a set for 20% OFF! Be sure to use the code MOMMIES20 when you checkout at Pretty Mommies.

Each purchase gets you double rewards points when you create an account! For every dollar you spend you earn (2) reward points instead of 1. For every 100 points you earn, you receive a $10 credit toward future purchases. Pretty Mommies is so good – you’ll definitely want to buy more!

Ready to enter to win?!?! The winner will receive one set of Pretty Mommies Skincare for herself and three to give away to her friends – all gift wrapped and ready to go!

Pretty Mommies Holiday Giveaway

This giveaway is valued at $632!
It is open to US/CAN, 18+, and ends on 12/12/13

The Blogging Mamas Network and participating bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfillment. Participating bloggers did not receive compensation for this post, although affiliate links may be included.

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Free Nursery Art Printable


Art for your baby’s nursery is common. Nursery art makes the room almost complete, however the only things missing is baby. Here is a free nursery art printable to our reads. Also, check out a couple of sites that we are also fond of when it comes to nursery art. Enjoy.

Sparkle Nursery Art Printable

Download Here

Ontobaby Nursery Art

Onto Baby

animals-art-1-Recovered1-791x1024Letters Nursery Art

Project Bambino

We would love to put more, but these are just a few of our favorite nursery art printables that are free and we are sure you will love them too! Please share. Check out more of nursery inspirations on our Pinterest page.

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Product Spotlight: Pretty Mommies


One of the  few things that cross your mind when you are pregnant, become pregnant or thinking about pregnancy is your skin.  One company decided that it was time to have not only skincare for pregnant women and nursing women, but use ingredients that were safe for pregnant and nursing women. Pretty Mommies is all-natural, physician recommended skin care line.

What Is Pretty Mommies?

Pretty Mommies is a 3 step skin care system: a cleanser, multitasking serum (for acne) and a revolutionary, SPF 30 pregnancy sunscreen. This system covers all the bases of a comprehensive skin care regimen that is all natural, safe and highly effective. The products cleanses, naturally exfoliates, hydrates, brightens, soothes and provides high levels of antioxidants and anti-aging properties, along with physical broad spectrum sun protection. Pretty Mommies believe so much in their products they offer a 30-day full refund if you aren’t satisfied guarantee.

Pretty Mommies

The Pretty Mommies Skincare Line is available on the Pretty Mommies Website and through selected Physicians Offices. The set retails for $158 or each product can be purchased separately.

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Fall Maternity Must Haves


 Fall 2013 Maternity Style

Feeling like you cannot be fashionable while pregnant? Looking for a few pieces to help make your fall wardrobe while your pregnant? Shopping for maternity clothes can have you overwhelmed or confused on what you should be buying. However in the end you want to look your best. Here are the Fall Maternity Must Haves this season.

1. The Maternity Wrap Jacket: We love the wrap jacket as it grows with your belly as the season goes from fall to winter. This jacket gives you warmth and if you are feeling a little warm just loosening your jacket. This jacket goes with any occasion whether casual or dress. IsabellaOliver.com

2. The Basic Tee: The maternity tee is great for wearing by itself or as a layering piece. It can be worn mostly throughout your entire pregnancy and post-pregnancy. Basic tees can be dressed up with a jeans and heels or casual with leggings and sneakers. And not to mention how comfortable it is to be in a tee. IsabellaOliver.com

3. Leggings: You maybe living in these because they look great and comfortable: two things we want during pregnancy and they add style with anything you wear. We can almost guarantee this is a purchase you will not regret. apeainapod.com

4. Knee High Boots: Boots are being more of a staple item during this time of year and knee high boots are in. Sorry booties! If you can’t do a high knee, mid-calf boots will work as well this season. Wear it with a sweater dress or with a pair of skinny jeans. Go for neutrals or make an outfit pop with color this year. IsabellaOliver.com

When you are expecting may seem there are tons of things you need to shop for. With the fall maternity must haves can be a staple for your fall and winter wardrobe. You can layer this items with maternity and non-maternity clothing and take you from casual to chic. So there are the must haves. Which one is your staple must have this season? Let us know on Facebook. Need more ideas on styling your bump? Follow us on Pinterest.

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