Sunday, September 13

Monday Must-Sees


This wee there are lots more give-a-ways! It was hard to choose which ones to post. I love the piggy paint! Also we are celbrating something special:

TheEcoChic is celebrating her 2nd year blogging and is having some great giveaways. This is one of my favorites, the other is the car seat giveaway. Which reminds me, I need to take a picture of my dirty car seat and send her the picture to see if I have a chance to win! To see and enter her other giveaways Click Here.

Blogiversary Giveaway #2 – Teething Bling

Giveaway Alert! This is the second giveaway of my Blogiversary Celebration! For a complete list of all current giveaways be sure to visit the Current Giveaways & Specials link at the top of the page.

This giveaway is for all those baby mama’s out there! Are you tired of your babies pulling on your jewelry only to break your favorite necklace or bracelet? Are you nursing? Is your baby teething? Smart Mom Jewelry has the solution…Teething Bling Necklaces! TeethingBling

Teething Bling are necklaces that are baby-proof. They have late- free, silicone bling strung on shiny black cording. Each bling is BPA-free, PVC-free, phthalate free, and non-toxic so your baby can chew and slobber on them all day long! The bling comes in many differnt colors and shapes and even comes with a breakaway clasp. No more scolding your little one for tugging on your necklace…let them tug away!

I love my Teething Bling because it’s simple enough to wear with t-shirts and shorts, but fancy enough to wear to work or out to dinner. There aren’t many outfits that I have that don’t work with the Teething Bling.

Buy One! Teeting Bling start at $19.10 and come in a variety of styles and colors. They even have teething bracelets and key chains to match.

Win One! I have one turquoise Teething Bling to give to a lucky reader! (I’m mailing this one so I can’t change the color.) Visit Smart Mom Jewelry and tell me what your favorite Teething Bling is; what color, what style, etc. Click below to learn how to earn more entries!

All Blogiversary Giveaways end on Sept. 23rd at midnight (EST). While you may enter all of the Blogiversary giveaways you may only win one Blogiversary giveaway! Past winners are welcome to enter and win!


Good Luck!


Our Piggies LOVE Piggy Paint Review & Giveaway (9/21)

The first time I tried to paint my DDs toenails was when she was about 4 months old. My SIL had come to visit and I had her paint them while I was nursing, because I couldn't get DD to hold still any other time and wasn't "super mom" enough to paint them myself while nursing. That was the only time I had painted them again until this month and DD is now 16 months old. One of the reasons was not being able to have her still enough to paint them without getting polish EVERYWHERE and the other reason was I had this guilt even the first time I painted her nails, because I new how harsh and toxic the stuff really was. Yet, polish looks so darn cute!

After 12-months of torment I discovered Piggy Paint!! Now I can be at rest knowing my DD's piggies are perfectly polished yet it is non-toxic and "natural as mud". Piggy Paint is made from water and other natural ingredients so it will take a few coats to look fabulous and this can be done in a few sittings for toddlers. We were given the Candy Coated polish to review, which coincidentally matched my toe nail polish, so DD was excited to be just like Mama. She would come to me asking to have "pretties" on her toes and sometimes I would just add a coat to a few toes at a time. I did not blow dry them to make a chip resistant finish, so it chips and fades off as she scurries around throughout the week, but it's a fun activity again when we sit down to repaint them ! Older girls and adults will want to take the extra step to blow dry the polish if you want to be chip free for longer.

And Piggy Paint is not just for little ones, but is great for moms too! Whether you're pregnant and concerned about toxic fumes and materials, or just an eco friendly mama, piggy paint is a fun, safe polish for girls of all ages. Piggy Paint also has a safe, odorless, hypoallergenic nail polish remover (thankfully) with a safety cap, because my little houdini discovers if wherever I hide it and runs around the house with it. It is made especially for their polishes and a 30 second soak and wipes clean with a cotton ball.

We love our girl colors here at our house, but how fun would it be to get some orange and black polish for halloween or red and green for the holidays. And you'll want to follow Piggy Paint on Twitter and Facebook to be in the know about their monthly specials and sales.

Mama Behind the Product:

TCDR readers can save 15% off their orders until October 31, 2009 with the code "CLOTH15L" at checkout. You can still get free shipping over $25 and use this coupon code so stock up on fall and favorite colors.

Win it!
A TCDR reader can win a $20 gift code to their online store.
Visit TCDR to learn how. Our Piggies LOVE Piggy Paint Review & Giveaway (9/21)

My Wee View Giveaway for Tiny Toes

Shopping for a new baby can be overwhelming, especially when you have your new bundle with you in a brick and mortar store. Thankfully, with the Internet busy parents can shop in their jammies! I can tell you from experience, shopping in my jammies online with a small baby at home beats a day at the mall. For a store that has it all, visit Tiny Toes - an online boutique in Listowel, Ontario.

Giveaway closes September 25th at 11:59 pm PST. Open to US and Canada



My Wee Review always has particularly special giveaways, in my opinion, because they always are so classy and look like well-made products and the cost is never to high. These shoes look so adorable. I have ordered a pair for a friend who is expecting. Check out this review & enter the giveaway to win your own pair for your little one, or for a friend.

See Kai Run has 3 lines of shoes, starting at size 0 all the way up to children that are 8 years of age. See Kai Run is always adding new styles to their lines, and have some beautiful sandals and boots too. Their smaller line (for babies) is all made with the softest leather which allows for proper foot development.

For review, See Kai Run sent a pair of Naya shoes in size 5, which is in the Smaller line. Click Here to read more of the review.

I love See Kai Run, and will continue to support them as long as they continue to make shoes. I wish they also carried an adult line. See Kai Run has just as many cute shoes for girls as they do for boys, this is another reason to love them - they haven’t forgotten that boys need adorable shoes too.

Buy it: To purchase, visit See Kai Run online

Giveaway: See Kai Run would like to offer a lucky My Wee View reader a pair of shoes from the See Kai Run or Smaller line

Click HERE to learn how to enter and get more entries!


Eating Right Kids - Looney Tunes lunch bag and goodies


Check out this giveaway! We all know that we admit to feeding our kids pizza or chips as a snack or even breakfast sometimes. Well, what kids doesn't like Looney Toons (and moms too!)? They have a new line of nutritional pre-made meals! My Wee Review has done a review and Team Mom is offering one of her readers a Looney Toons Lunch Pack. CLICK HERE TO ENTER THIS GIVEAWAY

safeway-eating-rightThe boys both enjoyed their favorite Looney Tunes characters ushering them through lunch time; the food and the re-usable insulated lunch bag displayed Bugs Bunny, Tweety, Taz, Sylvester, Wile E. Coyote, Roadrunner, Marvin the
Martian and Daffy Duck. Included in the meal were a chewy chocolate covered granola bar, a fruit cup and a bottle of
apple juice. I should note here that Phoenix drank most of his apple juice and poured the last one third of it over his brother’s head, in retaliation of some unknown offense earlier in the day.

In an often confusing (and too hectic world) of kid’s schedules and nutrition, Warner Brothers Consumer Products is offering solutions with their quick pre-made meals that are focused on healthy eating. Their Eating Right Kids food products offer more than 60 items in breakfast foods, produce, portable meals, dairy, snacks, beverages and frozen entrees.

A very big thank you to Team Mom for taking on this project. Team Mom is a division of Child’s Play Communications, specialists in publicity and marketing communications for products and services designed for kids and moms.
The goal of Team Mom is to create opportunities for marketers to increase visibility for their products through influential online moms. You can view their website at

Giveaway: Team Mom/ Safeway would like to offer lucky My Wee View reader a Looney Tunes lunch back complete with all the eat right goodies

Giveaway closes September 25th @ 11:59 PST. Open to US and Canada



Baby Burrito - Sling ($75)


Babyburrito is a Montreal based company dedicated to the creation of modern baby accessories. Fashion designer Lianne Hogan has created a very trendy collection of blankets, changing pads, slings, hats, kimonos, sleep sacks and swaddle blankets.

The sling is 100% cotton, and has a cute little front pocket which is ideal for your wallet, phone, etc.

Babywearing has been around for centuries and has many advantages for babies and their parents; it is comfortable and convenient for parents and allows for optimal growth and development of babies. I had our little guy in a sling for several hours and we both loved it.

On Saturday afternoon we attended a wedding and we were of course running very late so we had all of 20 seconds to figure out how to keep our little dude properly in the sling and it was far easier than I imagined. I put it over my shoulder, my husband helped put our little guy in and voila…that was it. He was cruising around the wedding, I was able to move around easily, our guy is now a little over 20 lbs and it can be tiring to hold him on my hip for an extended period of time, the sling distributes the weight and it doesn’t seem like you are carrying any weight at all. Hudson loved it, he was snuggled in close to me, he could see all the sights, and he even fell asleep!

The sling can be used in six different positions; Cradle Carry, Front Carry, Tummy to Tummy, Kangaroo Hold, Hip Carry and Back Carry. There is a full PDF on the website that gives excellent instructions on using each carry position. We have a chubby 6 month old and we found the hip carry to work the best for us thus far. Hudson and I would definitely recommend using a Babyburrito sling.

Buy it: To purchase, visit Babyburrito online

Giveaway: Babyburrito would like to offer lucky My Wee View reader a Baby Burrito Sling

Giveaway closes September 18th @ 11:59 pm PST. Open to US and Canada



Zooni - Item of your choice

Well, I am very sorry to say this, but winter is just around the corner - cue the crying here . I am not a fan of winter. Getting all bundled up with layers of clothing in the freezing cold - I shiver just thinking about it. Is there anything that I do like about winter? It’s hard to come up with something, but being the fashionista I am, I always like a nice new pair of boots and a winter jacket. If I have to go out and bare the elements, I may as look good doing it. Another thing I like about winter, is the cute things Genevieve will get to wear as well. One item that I am looking forward to is the matching Zooni hat and mitt combo we received for review.

Zooni specializes in Mop Hats and M’uppet Mittens. The hats and mitts are all knitted however, it’s not the traditional knitted hat and mitts that you will get from your grandmother. They are all themed like monkeys, lions and flowers, and the hats are all shagged - just like a shag rug - so cute.

Zooni sent the flower power hat and mitts in size 12 - 24 months. The pink shag style hat with a little purple and pink flower is just adorable. It’s a little bit large for Genevieve’s 12 month old head, but once the snow begins to fall, she will be a little bit bigger and the hat should fit. The inside of the hat is lined with a pink fleece, it feels very soft, and should be extra warm in the winter. The matching Zooni mitts are a bright purple and have pink and purple flowers on them. They are just the right size for tiny hands. They are also knitted and have a fleece liner on the inside so the cold will not make it through.

All the hats and mitts at Zooni are adorable. They are sure to turn heads, and everyone will be wondering where you bought them from. They are available for newborns up until size 5. The mittens start at size 18 months - size 5.

Zooni is also socially responsible. Each month they co-sponsor events to “celebrate childhood”. They also partner and work closely with companies that celebrate life and the “child within”. I always feel better supporting companies that give back.

Buy it: To purchase, visit Zooni online

COUPON CODE: “ LUVZOONI” for 15% off your purchases

Giveaway: Zooni would like to offer a lucky My Wee View reader any item from their store

To Enter: Visit Zooni online, and make a comment back here about your favourite item

Giveaway closes September 28th @ 11:59 pm PST. Open to US Only



Great coupon offer.........

Don’t toss those Parade Magazine inserts without a peek inside this week. Inside you should find a money-saving coupon for Surf Laundry Detergent on Page 6, and some areas were lucky enough to get a value as high as $3 off! This should make for some ultra cheap laundry detergent.

Thanks, Saving With Shellie!

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