In Mommyhood on
March 31, 2017

Boppy Helps a Growing Belly

Mom-to-be and Spit Up is the New Black contributor Tori partnered with Boppy for the following post. Samples were provided. This post contains affiliate links.

Now that I’m in my third trimester, I think my belly is getting bigger every day. Literally. I will catch a glimpse of it in the mirror before I go to sleep and would swear that my bump has grown since that morning when I got dressed. I have started to knock into things with it, and I’ve had to apologize to my growing son when I opened a closet door and bumped it right into his happy little home. Read more

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In Mommyhood on
March 28, 2017

Meeting Snoopy and PEANUTS at Castaway Bay

A special thank you to Castaway Bay in Sandusky, Ohio for providing me with complimentary tickets in exchange for the following post.

Castaway Bay Weekend

Each time I visit Castaway Bay, I always find something new to do with the kids. Maybe it’s because each year we visit, they’re another year older and ready for a new adventure. This was our third weekend trip to Castaway Bay, an indoor water park + hotel in Sandusky, Ohio. Read more

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In Mommyhood, Tips on
March 7, 2017

Just Born Sparkle Collection Baby Registry Picks

Mom-to-be and the newest Spit Up is the New Black contributor Tori partnered with Just Born for the following post. Samples were provided. This post contains affiliate links.

Crafting a baby registry is an essential element of preparing for impending parenthood — as much a part of the process as choosing a nursery theme and figuring out how to assemble furniture from illustrated-only instructions. It’s a great way to help out your friends and family who might want to share their excitement over the imminent arrival of the new tiny person you are creating by giving a gift. By registering, it lets well-wishers know exactly what you’d like and see what you’ve already received, hopefully preventing you from being the recipient of 13 nasal aspirators. It’s especially helpful to create a registry if someone will be throwing you a baby shower.

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In News on
March 6, 2017

Stonyfield Becomes Part of the B Corp Community

As Stonyfield Yo-Getter, this post is sponsored by Stonyfield Organics.

Stonyfield greek yogurt

I’ve partnered with Stonyfield for nearly two years as part of their Stonyfield Yo-Getters blogger program. One of the reasons I am so passionate about this company is because of its mission to keep food and food production healthy while protecting the environment.
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In Reviews on
February 26, 2017

Product of the Year Announces 2017 Winners

I received samples from Product of the Year to facilitate the following post.


Every February, Product of the Year announces its annual winners. I’ve been blessed in the past to receive the 2015 winning products (see 2015 POY winners), and this year I was asked again to check out the winning items.

So what is Product of the Year and how are these products deemed best of the best for 2017? Each year, innovative products are nominated and then placed into categories such as beauty, personal care, household essentials, food and beverages. They are then assessed on seven key measures. One product is the winner of each category, based on the results of 40,000 consumer survey results (that’s a lot of peeps!). Read more

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In Holiday on
December 30, 2016

‘Tis the Season to Teach Kids Generosity

I partnered with Stonyfield for the following post about giving back this holiday season.


The holiday season is a time to celebrate. It’s a time to reflect on the past year, thank our Father above for life’s blessings, and share with those who are less fortunate. When I was little, my mom taught me the importance of paying it forward to other children who didn’t have gifts under their tree like I did. Read more

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