Body After Baby Giveaway ($950+ Value!)

I received samples from some of the participating companies to facilitate this sponsored giveaway. This post contains affiliate links.

Body After Baby Giveaway

After two pregnancies, you can imagine the toll my body has taken. Slowly but surely I’m working on getting my body back after baby. To get on the right track, I’ve teamed up with some great companies to help bounce back (and feel good) after having a baby. I have an awesome group of products lined up, from yoga apparel and organic bath and body products to a sleek and fashionable activity tracker and even a jogging stroller. This prize suite is valued at over $950!

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Run with a Water Bottle: Cirrus Fitness BottleBand Review

Cirrus Fitness BottleBands Fun Sayings #ADThe following post is sponsored by Cirrus Fitness. I was sent samples to facilitate this review.

Imagine your out for a run and you get thirsty. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a full-size bottle of water with you that doesn’t interfere with your stride? One company found a solution to this common problem and created the BottleBand, which turns any bottle into a handheld water bottle.

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Dairy-Free Cherry Coke Floats, BBQ Pork and NCAA® Final Four Basketball Party

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FinalFourPack #CollectiveBias Coca-Cola is a corporate champion of the NCAA.
Coca-Cola NCAA Final Four Pack Basketball Party #Shop #FinalFourPack Life has changed. Before kids, my husband and I could head to a bar to watch the March basketball games at a drop of a hat . Now, dropping a hat means securing a sitter, paying a sitter, adjust my pumping schedule, prepare bottles, laying out PJs, prepping dinner for a toddler, and, finally, getting out the door. By the time everything is “dropped,” we’re so exhausted that it’s just easier to stay in.

But just because we’re parents now, doesn’t mean our madness in March subsides. We still enjoy watching the basketball games; it just takes a little more planning. Rather than head out to watch the games this year, we stayed in, had some friends and family over, and brought the party here.
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Boost Your Bum: Hold Your Haunches Sleek Cheeks Leggings Review

I received a sample to facilitate this review.
Sometimes a girl just needs a little boost. I first heard of Hold Your Haunches on Shark Tank (I cannot get enough of that show!). Co-founders Erin Bickley and Jenny Greer pitched their behind-enhancing body shapers to the sharks. The shark tank was all about girl power that day and they were the first company to strike a deal with both Barbara Corcoran and Laurie Greiner. Continue reading

Skin Care After Baby with Naples Soap Company

This post is sponsored by Naples Soap Company. I received samples to facilitate this review.

Naples-soap-company-shipmentWhen I was pregnant with my daughter 3 years ago, I switched all of my bath and beauty products to all-natural, organic products. After all, our skin is our biggest organ, so it’s imperative that we take good care of it. Now, 7 months postpartum (again), I’ve maintained my organic beauty regimen. Some may be hesitant to give up their favorite products, but I assure you, just because something is organic, doesn’t mean it’s not effective!

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Fashionable Fitness: Soybu Mykonos Review

The following post is sponsored by Soybu. I received samples to facilitate this post.

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.”
– Confucius

Getting back in shape after having a baby takes both physical and mental strength. Not only is it emotionally draining accepting your new figure, but it can be a logistical nightmare to try to get to a yoga class or even just get out the front door for a jog with the stroller around the neighborhood.
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Misfit Shine Review

Misfit Shine Review“I have to get my steps in,” is a common phrase these days. Activity trackers are catching on like “Let It Go” from Frozen. Having a full-time job, a part-time blog, and a family with two kids under 3, it’s challenging to find the time to work out. But wearing an activity tracker on my wrist acts a constant reminder for both activity and overall health and gives me the the kick in the pants I need to make walking a priority. Continue reading

No Sew Toddler Tutu Tutorial

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My daughter is entering a new phase of make believe. She just started really playing dolls (talking for them) and having them congregate in her dollhouse. The other day I found Snow White facing the sofa next to her favorite purple car. I asked her if Snow White was in a time out. She said, “no…gas!” Oh, of course. Snow White was pumping gas – duh. (Goes to show how much she really pays attention to what Mommy and Daddy do.) Continue reading

Persil ProClean Laundry Detergent Review

Persil provided me with samples to facilitate the following sponsored review.

One of the things I love most about my night job is having the opportunity to test new products as they hit the shelves. Persil® ProClean is a new laundry detergent that packs a powerful clean in each bottle (or Power-Cap!). Made for those with the highest standards of cleanliness (aka parents of toddlers), Persil ProClean stands up to life’s messy moments.
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