Home Decor, Product Photography, Toddlers

Ameriwood

Ameriwood Furniture has a vast product assortment that is affordable and meets every customer’s needs. Their furniture ranges from full collections of home, bedroom, to even office products. It also features items that range from rustic to modern to industrial, perfect to satisfy the inner interior designer in you.

Our family had the pleasure of reviewing the

Aaron Lane Sliding Glass Door Bookcase

The Aaron Lane Sliding Glass Door Bookcase features an exceptional modern design that is practical, functional and beautiful. The classic White finish stands perfectly when placed against the light grey walls in my home. The bookcase includes 4 shelves, behind two sliding doors. The bottom shelving includes solid doors (to hide all that junk you don’t want anyone to see). This bookcase is perfect to store books or personal items or display pictures or decor.

The assembly on the bookcase was super easy and quick and my favorite part? The bookcase is super light and easy to move around. And you know what that means? Its super easy to push around the bookcase and move from room to room, whenever you need to change things up (which in my house is frequent!)

Charlie’s favorite thing about the bookcase? He can hide his toys in the bottom shelf from mommy!

I received this Aaron Lane Sliding Glass Door Bookcase as a free sample in exchange for an honest review.

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Bed Time with The Company Store

In celebration of Mother’s Day this year, we teamed up with The Company Store to share with you “Our Bed Time Story.” For over 100 years, The Company Store has been tucking in families for bedtime with their top rated bedding, and we are one of the lucky families that just so happens to be tucked in every night with them as well. Bedtime may be one of mommies most looked forward to moments of the day… and then immediately after little one is fast asleep it is also mommies time to stare at baby, and think about how fast time goes by. Suddenly mommy is in tears, thinking of baby growing up, graduating high school, and then all mommy can do is wish she had kept him up for just five more minutes. Who’s with me? (Or maybe I have issues?)

Our bedtime routine isn’t one of those quiet ones… the ones where everyone is whispering and glitter is falling in slow motion from the ceiling… our bedtime routine is rather LOUD. In fact, its really loud…Charlie usually starts with wrestling his dad… Dad’s attempt to get his energy out (which is typically a failed attempt). Immediately followed by a bath. After bath time,  “the lotion monster” makes an appearance and brings good tidings of foot massages. Sometimes mommy is lucky and Charlie gives me a two second toe rub. (My favorite lotion is California Baby)

After bath time, we have a dance party. Included in the dance line up, is every single stuffed animal charlie can find in his room, including his toddler bunny costume. We turn up the iPad and listen to Charlie’s favorite song (right now his favorite is “Im the One” and he calls it “The Baby Song” because the cover of the album has a picture of a baby in a pool (click here to see what Im talking about! haha!! I hope he read this when he is older). Dance party is typically followed by Charlie’s favorite book. Which often turns into five of his favorite books because he never wants to give up the night. And lastly, bedtime prayers. We are sure to thank God for all the blessing and good things He has given us.

Check out more bedtime stories with The Company Store here: http://www.thecompanystore.com/share-your-bedtime-story.html

You can shop the Comfort Wash Solid Linen Collection here

#ShareYourBedTimeStory

Stripe Alpaca Throw from The Company Store can be found here: http://www.thecompanystore.com/alpaca-stripe-throw-blanket/85005.html

Everything Is Mama book, written by Jimmy Fallon and published by MacMillan

cloud pajamas by Finn and Emma

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Bunny Baskets for Maggies Place

This year for Easter we decided to give a little love to some mommies in need. We donated “Bunny Baskets” to Maggie’s Place. Maggie’s Place is a community that provides houses of hospitality for parenting mothers and pregnant mothers here in Arizona.

Here’s what our “Bunny Baskets” included:

Sealy Jumbo Size Pillow’s from DownLite Bedding Company

Undies from BootayBag

Carrot Teething Toys from Oli & Carol 

Cleaning supplies from Murchison-Hume (the best smelling cleaning supplies EVER)

Coffee Creamer from Nut Pods

Popcorn from Quinn Snacks

Multi-Use Covers from Nuroo

Ubbi Snack Container

Books from Candlewick Press

Bunny Bracelets from Joseph Nogucci

Glassware from Silikids

Picture Frame and ‘My First Easter’ Belly Sticker from Pearhead

Sleep Sacks from Halo

Blankets from Kickee Pants

Pacifiers from MAM

Rattles from iPlay Baby 

Stay dry Bibs from iPlay Baby 

Organic Muslin Gown by iPlay Baby (probably the cutest onesies I have ever seen…)

Organic Swaddle Blankets by iPlay Baby

Pillow covers by Hollie Wood Style 

Easter Baskets by Fluf Textile Goods 

Thank you so much to all the companies who made this years “Bunny Baskets” a huge success. Your generosity is amazing ❤

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Valentine’s Day with Maggie’s Place

This year for Valentine’s Day we decided to give a little love to some mommies in need. We donated Valentines Day bags to Maggie’s Place. Maggie’s Place is a community that provides houses of hospitality for parenting mothers and pregnant mothers here in Arizona. I had the opportunity to visit Maggie’s Place during the Christmas season and was overwhelmed with emotions as I realized just how blessed I am. When I first brought Charlie home from the hospital, I found myself overwhelmed, anxious and often times saying “why is this so hard.” For me, it was a difficult transition.  After visiting Maggie’s Place and seeing these mommies with new babies that also had the stress of needing shelter, I realized just how lucky I had it. Thats when I decided to pamper these mommies for Valentines Day.

Here’s what our Valentine’s Day bags included (Product links at bottom):

Our Valentine’s Day bags included the following items:

Mommy Needs More Coffee Mug by Pearhead

Maui Babe Browning Lotion and After Browning Lotion by Maui Babe

Baby shampoo and stretch mark cream by Erbaviva

Undies by BootayBag

Guess How Much I Love You Book and Milestone Cards by Candlewick Press

Pink Amor Charmballa Bracelet by Joseph Nogucci

Thank you to all the companies who made Maggie’s Place Mommies so blessed this Valentines Day! We love you!

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Lorena Canals

If you have children, especially toddlers, you soon come to the realization that nothing can be kept clean… the bed is full of sand, the rug has marker on it, even the oven is smeared with leftover food from dirty hands.

Well one of these problems was solved… the dirty rugs!

Lorena Canals sells WASHABLE rugs. Yes, believe it! Not only do they sell nursery rugs, but rugs for children rooms, area rooms and even mommy’s room! It’s true! They wash up super easy and the quality is impeccable, you wouldn’t even know that it was washed! (It doesn’t pill or bunch up!)

My favorite rug? The Bereber Black ! Not only is this rug elegant but it adds the perfect touch to any room.

And just when you were sold on the whole washable rug thing… Lorena Canals came out with wall decor, blankets, and washable cushions too?

My favorite? The Wall Hanging Cotton Field

This wall hanging is the made from undyed cotton, with large tassels of cotton thread. It’s simple design makes it look super elegant and it pairs perfect with the Bereber rug.

Find more of Charlie on our Instagram: @babybums

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Bed spread from Laura Ashley 

Book from Macmillan Publishing 

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IncrediBundles.com

Visit IncrediBundles

If you haven’t heard of IncrediBundles, you are missing out. Like really missing out. IncrediBundles takes the traditional baby gift basket that includes those super ugly wooden baskets (sorry… they are ugly) and turns it into a super use-able, memorable and appealing gifts. They have sleep bundles, bath bundles, book bundles, toy bundles, even diaper bundles. They even have a “create your own” bundle. (Thats what we did!) And they aren’t just for baby showers, these would be perfect Christmas gifts, Easter baskets  Birthday parties… the list could go on and on!

They even have individual lines that are  designed to address a specific area of an infant’s development.

But wait…

Additionally, they have Bundle Subscriptions including including A Year of Toys, A Year of Books and A Year of Diapers. I mean COME ON! How amazing would it be to be the friend that gifted your friend a year of diapers? Don’t get me wrong, I loved getting all those diapers at my baby shower (which now seems like an eternity ago) but I had no place to store them… with IncrediBundles, you can choose what brand and when they are delivered. Probably the greatest thing ever! And don’t get me wrong, I would have done the diaper bundle but Charlie is nearly potty trained (don’t mom shame… potty training is HARD).

Lastly, IncrediBundles.com gives back to the community. With every purchase they given back to children and families in need.

With Easter shortly on its way.. I couldn’t help but add in a few holiday items for fun. So if you currently work as Easter Bunny… its simple all you need to do, is click “create a bundle” add in a Peter rabbit and a rabbit towel and your Easter Bunny job is now complete.

Every Bundle comes with one of these re-useable boxes!

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Christmas at Ryan House

This year for Christmas we decided to make Christmas gifts for 20 children at Ryan House: end of life care for sick children and respite care for medically fragile children.

Watch our video here:

Some of the items included in the Christmas gifts were (pictured above, from top to bottom and left to right):

On top of dresser: Bows by Wunderkin Co and Little Wilde Co., Tweet Treat Snack holders by Ubbi

Top shelf: Baby Teethers by Silichews, Puzzles by Haba, Wooden Rattles by Green Sprouts, Red and Lulu books by Matt Tavares by Candlewick Press, Baby lotions by Erbaviva, (next shelf) Blankets by Kickee Pants, Snap It Up Card Game by Learning Resources, Tableware by Replay, Nano Santa robots by HexBug, Silicone Placemats by Silikids,

Next shelf: Silicone Placemats by JJ Rabbit, toys from B. Toys, Candy from Bulk Candy, Toys from Battat Toys

Next shelf: Ohhnoo Memory Game, Trucks by B.Toys

Pictured in red basket: organic Swaddles from Iplay, Blankie Friend from iplay, Puppets on a Stick by Educational Insights, Singing Friends/ Hugs and Tickle Stuffed Animals from Nuby,

Charlie sitting on: B. TOYS Tent, B Toys music keys, B toys music mat, Batatt Driven Trucks,

To the right of dresser: NuLoom rug

Here are some separate photos of some of the gifts:

Deuteronomy 15:10❤️🎄

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