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If this Glider’s a Rockin’

Sure, babies are super cute, but Mom deserves some swag, too. Gliders are a wonderful way to show mom you appreciate her. Pregnant moms, nursing moms, and moms who just need a break will love a glider. Newborns are soothed by rocking and many babies nurse better with a little motion. Gliders are also a serene retreat for the adults in the family. Baby Diva and I relax in the Storkcraft Hoop Glider & Ottoman in Cherry with Beige Cushions from MiniTots (pictured) or Shop.com for just $169.95. I love the rich look of the dark wood against the comfy beige cushions. The textured fabric is easy to clean and looks like you spent a lot more. This glider will coordinate with any decor and you have a choice of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Budget Buys, Decor and Furniture, Gliders and Rockers, Momma Gotta Have, Mommy Gifts, Mother's Day, Nursery Decor, Registry Pick

Relax in These Luxury Gliders

During the pregnancy, tons of gifts arrive for the baby. Mom deserves some pampering, too. Kookoo Bear Kids has luxury gliders and ottomans for those tired feet. Gliders are perfect for the pregnant mom-to-be, the nursing mom, or the mom who just wants to cuddle with her baby or toddler. Gliders are a Dad and Grandparent favorite, too! The floral Antoinette (pictured) is perfect for the feminine nursery. Or try the Wing Back Glider for a … Read entire article »

Filed under: Decor and Furniture, Gliders and Rockers, Mommy Gifts, Mother's Day, Nursery Decor

Design Your Own Baby Clothing

When I was a little girl, “Fashion Plates” was one of my favorite toys. I could spend hours “designing” fashions with it. This probably explains why I like CafePress so much. I can upload my artwork and create one-of-a-kind items (e.g. t-shirts, baby onesies, hoodie jackets and more). CafePress also allows its users to sell their products online, and some of the creations are really funny. Here are my favorites for baby and mom: For BabyDiva, the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Fashion

An iRobot for Mother’s Day

Here’s another idea: give Mom clean floors for Mother’s Day. I know that probably does not seem terribly exciting to you men, but it sounds very enticing to me…especially now that Baby Diva is learning to crawl. FREE Shipping coupon from iRobot (Roomba) Exp: 5/14/2007 Check our “Mother’s Day” tab or click the label below for our Mother’s Day Gift Ideas and other mommy gift options! Don’t forget the fabulous deals on our coupon code page. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Home and Decorating, Mother's Day

Cheap Chic Onesies

You can never have enough baby bodysuits and Baby Diva loves herself some fun and funky onesies. Usually they cost quite a bit and come as presents from her hip aunt or her fashionable Fairy Godmom and assorted other friends, like Mama-to-Be. I almost feel guilty putting them on her–I quickly snap a picture in case Baby Diva decides to destroy the thing on its first run out of the gate. If only there were some cheap, amusing options for those days when baby is a spit-up fountain…Oh, wait, look! Here are Diva in Training Baby Bodysuit, Future Diva Baby Bodysuit, I don’t sleep – NOBODY sleeps! Baby Bodysuit, and plenty of other options with attitude for $5.99 from Shop.com.Amazon also has Baby-Says Bodysuit, I don’t sleep – NOBODY sleeps!, Baby-Says … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Fashion, Budget Buys

Friday Playgroup – April 27

Take my breath away: A Lasting Darkness: read it (Attack of the Redneck Mommy) By the content of their character: You’ve got a good little lady there (CityMama) Situation Normal: Out for Pizza, a Drink, and some Decompression (CityMama) Making Friends: To Push or Not to Push (Dancing Through) The Previously Alluded to Project: Have you been interviewed? (Freak Parade) IzzyMom Wants Something Better (IzzyMom) … Read entire article »

Filed under: Friday Playgroup, Mommy Blogs, Parenting Blogs

Amazing Sale at BabyCenter

I was doing some shopping and I thought you might like to know, there are some awesome bargains at BabyCenter right now. And, you can save 15% off when you spend $99+ through April 30. Enter coupon code 15%COUPON. Or, if you are being good, you can Get Free Shipping at BabyCenter Store on all orders over $49 through May 28. Enter coupon code: FREESHIP49.They have Top-Rated Gifts for Moms, including the Ingrid & Isabel Bella Band ($26) helping new moms-to-be all over the world fit into their jeans; the Leachco Snoogle Deluxe ($44.96), Bebe au Lait Nursing Cover ($35), and fun books, like Baby-Gami: Baby Wrapping for Beginners ($11.99).Also at the Mom-Invented Boutique: one of our all-time favorites, the Amazing Miracle Blanket (full review of the Miracle Blanket) for the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gifts, Celebrity Babies, Coupons, Featured Store, Gift Ideas, Mommy Gifts, Mother's Day, Shower Gifts

Make Music With Your Baby

Music hath charms to soothe the cranky baby…Baby Diva already has a soundtrack. Every night she we ease her off to bed with her goodnight music. We listen to play music, relaxing music, and music in other languages. She enjoys Kindermusik class and we dance and sing at home a lot. She already has mini-instruments and Super Dad helps her play the guitar. Music appreciation and making is a daily part of our lives. Some of our favourite instruments for baby are collected in this fun “Hohner Baby Band” ($17). All of these instruments are safe for younger babies. Colorful, durable, and delightful, these music-makers provide plenty of positive stimulation for baby, helping to teach cause and effect and encourage rhythm and creativity. This attractive and exciting collection makes a great … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gifts, Developmental Toys, Musical Toys, Shower Gifts, Toys (00-06 M), Toys (06-12 M), Toys (12-24 M), Toys (All Ages), Toys (Pre-School)

Cool Coupon: Shoes.com Father’s Day Bargain

I know it is a bit early for a Father’s Day post, but this coupon code expires in May and the offer is too good not to share. We gals do plan ahead and, if you are even considering new shoes for your fella, you really should check out this sale. For thrifty moms, Shoes.com usually has great prices and 25% off with no excluded brands is an outrageously good deal. If you want the vicarious thrill of shoe shopping for the men in your life, please click the link below and then use the code to get your discount. Save 25% on Men’s shoes that are on sale at Shoes.com! Use Code: MENSALE25. No excluded brands! Ends 5/11 Enjoy! … Read entire article »

Filed under: Father's Day, Shoes (Adult)

Shopping Cart and High Chair Seat Covers: Best Budget Buy and an Ultra-Chic Splurge

Shopping carts are icky. They have germs and hard, metal edges. No wonder kids love to ride in them–because it drives mama nuts. (short trip for Mama Luxe) Same goes double for those restaurant high chairs. Luckily, some innovative folks have come up with seat covers. You have a ton of options out there but you want to make sure that your choice actually covers the entire surface and keeps baby comfy and safe. These will also … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gear, Budget Buys, Germ Protection, Momma Gotta Have, Safety, Seat Covers, Shower Gifts