Key To My Heart Creations Review and Giveaway

When it comes to my girls, I love giving them the best of the best. Of course sometimes the “best” is way too expensive for us average folks to afford. To me some of the best items I have owned or given happen to be ones that were hand-made with love. Some of us can find these items from family members or even close friends. But what do you do if you can’t convince anyone to make the items you need and still get that loving home-made feel that you want? You can visit Key To My Heart Creations!

My youngest daughter is currently going through testing to see if she is Autistic and also to see if she is having seizures. Because it is not 100% confirmed I have not said much about it to you guys. The main reason I am saying something now is because it is hard to find clothing and costumes that not only fit her personality, but that also are comfortable enough for her to wear for longer than two minutes. We received Key To My Heart Creation’s BatGirl Tutu costume for our little one and I am very excited to share with you our thoughts.

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We wanted to wait for her to be ready to wear the costume before we shoved it on her. That and I wanted the hubby to be here so he can help and of course see her in it! The other night she spotted the costume and tried pulling it down from it’s somewhat hiding spot and I figured that she must be ready to wear it. She normally is not very good about us changing her clothes, but I was very surprised when she was laughing and giggling while I put this costume on her! She was so excited about having the costume on that she started dancing and twirling around the house for hours!

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She ended up wearing this costume for 2 days before she finally let us take it off. I have never seen her so attached to any clothing and I love that it was this costume. This costume survived a day with our Babbi Monster, so I know it will last a long time and will be a perfect outfit for our princess to feel strong and extra special no matter what the occasion is!

I highly suggest Key To my Heart Creations to anyone looking for great Tutus, Tutu Costumes, Candles, or even Sock Monkeys! They have some really awesome unique products and each one is hand-made, so you know it will be perfect! You can find Key To My Heart Creations on their website here, or on their Facebook page here.

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**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.
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Sebamed Baby Review

I am very fortunate to have two little girls that LOVE to take baths. The downside to this is that it is hard to find products that they can use in the bath that won’t irritate their delicate skin. We tried using the cheap drugstore brands, but after rashes, dry skin, and other problems we needed to find something that kept them clean and not irritated. When I was told I was getting items to share a Sebamed Baby review with you, I knew that not only would I be happy but that my girls would too.

Sebamed Baby Review

About Sebamed

Ideal for little ones’ delicate skin, Sebamed is the leader dermatologist-developed skin care with more than 30 years of research and reputation in creating effective, scientific and pH balanced products that parents love and kids actually like to use! Made especially for sensitive and problematic skin (including those who suffer from baby acne, eczema and Rosacea) all Sebamed formulas are hypoallergenic and tear, soap and alkali free. The below products are gluten free as well.

What we thought

My oldest daughter was very excited when she found out we were getting these products. She loves anything to do with the bath and she is always stealing my lotion. Sure she has her own, but she likes the containers that mine are in. We got their Baby Gift Package which came with everything we needed to have a great bath!

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This set comes with Sebamed’s Extra Soft Baby Wash, Shampoo, Baby Lotion, Extra Soft Baby Cream, and of course Bubble Bath.

The Children’s shampoo worked great! It made their hair super soft and much easier to brush. Our youngest hates her hair being touched, so it is already a task to brush her hair. After using this shampoo it takes less time and is less painful which makes it easier on both of us! It doesn’t smell at all like regular kid’s shampoo, but the girls don’t seem to mind.

We don’t always use lotion on the girls. Mainly because they normally are too greasy and our youngest is very sensitive about being touched or rubbed unless she is in a lovely mood. Our oldest loves that she gets to put it on after her bath. Neither one of our girls got my dry skin so we got lucky, but I’m glad that we have this for the upcoming winter months!

One of my daughters favorite parts of this kit is the Baby Cream. As I said earlier she loves using mommies lotion and this is in a container very similar. She feels extra special using it and we have even convinced Little A to start using it! It’s definitely something that we use to keep them calm throughout the day.

Another thing that keeps their skin soft is the Baby Wash. I love that it is separate from the shampoo. A lot of companies try to mix the two and they never work the same. This wash not only keeps them clean, but it helps keep their skin healthy too!

Last but most certainly not least, the girls favorite part of this set is the Bubble Bath. I was pretty surprised at how many bubbles it created and how long they lasted in the bath. The girls were very excited about the bubbles and it made bath time that much better!

I love that these products are not only great for their skin, but that they work great too! I love this set and I think that anyone with babies or kids should have it! You can find Sebamed on their website here.

**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.

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Anytime Costumes Review for Infant/Toddler

One of my favorite times of the year happens to be Halloween, but I hate spending so much money on costumes that either you only want to wear once, or are destroyed after the first use. This is why I was so excited to get a costume for an Anytime Costumes Review.

I let my daughter choose from the list of costumes and she decided that she wanted to be Izzy from on of her favorite shows, “Jake and the Neverland Pirates” She has been obsessed with the show for the last couple of months and I thought that this was perfect for her. Immediately she pointed out the Pixie Dust necklace that is just like what Izzy has in the show. Neither one of us could wait for the costume!
When the costume finally arrived, she could not wait to put it on. I was very surprised with the quality of this costume. I was expecting it to be like all the other costumes we have tried for the girls. Here is little H modeling the costume around the house for you! :)
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I was very surprised about the boot covers. Other covers I have personally tried never work, or just plain don’t fit. The boot covers that came with this set are really think and stand up to all of Little H’s toddler activities. They even came off with the boots she had on underneath when she went to take them off. For her, she has a new pair of boots and she doesn’t care that they are really her old boots revamped! They have an elastic band around the bottom to help them stay put and they don’t make it hard for her to walk, which was my main concern.
I was also very impressed with the top! It is very pretty and shiny and matched her perfectly! She is in absolute LOVE with this costume and has already worn it over 3 times. The second time this is what happened:
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We have gotten her costumes before but she has never wanted to wear them more than once. In fact, most of the time she doesn’t even want to wear them the one time. We were very excited that she wanted to wear it and we were even more excited about how darn cute she looked in it!
You can find this and other great Anytime Costumes here. I’m sure you can find lots of costumes that your little one will love!
**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.
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Pampers Kandoo Wipes Review and Giveaway

Potty training can be hard! Too much change in a little amount of time can sometimes make your child not want to do something that you want them to. For my daughter, one thing she loves and does not want to get rid of for the potty is wipes. Which is why I am very excited to review Pampers Kandoo Wipes for you!

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So why are Kandoo wipes better than toilet paper? Kandoo wipes are easy to use, are the size of about 2 pieces of toilet paper making it perfect for little hands, are moistened with lotion, and are flushable which is great! Another thing that I find great about this product is that my daughter knows that they are just for her when she goes potty, it makes her feel special that she gets her own wipes for the bathroom that no one else gets to use. Also, every so often she will unravel a whole roll of toilet paper, with Kandoo wipes she only pulls out one at a time so there is not as much waste which makes mommy happy!

Kandoo wipes come in two different styles: Sensitive (unscented) and Melon.They are both available in Soft Packs, Tubs and Refill packs. We received the Soft Pack but I have used the tub before and it is basically a mini version of diaper wipe containers, which is great!

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We also received a bottle of Kandoo Shampoo! The shampoo comes in the cutest little frog bottle! My daughter knew immediately that it was for her and wanted to take a bath ASAP!  I opened the bottle so see if it smelled good (I am obsessed with scents) and to my surprise it smelled amazing. The scent is in between what I would expect from a child’s shampoo and what I would expect from my own shampoo. So it makes us both happy!

I was very surprised at how well it cleaned my girls hair! They both tend to get a lot of sticky stuff and who knows what else in their hair and Kandoo got it all out! It was a nice change considering I have to wash their hair several times with other brands to get the gunk out.

Kandoo offers a lot of different products like Bubble Bath, Hand Sanitizer and so much more! They carry just about everything you need for your little ones and they have great prices too! Be sure to check them out here, or find a retailer near you!

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**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.

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Boogie Wipes Review and Giveaway!

When allergy or cold season come around I always feel so bad for my little ones! Not only are their poor little noses already irritated by the cold but their constant runny nose makes it worse! After wiping and wiping their noses get worse and will start to crack and bleed from all the wiping. It is absolutely horrible! This last allergy season it got so bad that we decided to try other options, one of which was Boogie Wipes.

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Boogie Wipes are saline wipes with added vitamin E and Aloe to help break away boogers and sooth your child’s nose. They also come in scents like: Fresh, Grape, Menthol, Uncented, and Boogieberry. I received Grape and Fresh Scent to review. I think my favorite of the two is the Fresh Scent and my girls love Grape! The Grape is a little too overwhelming for me, but they love it and that’s all that matters.

Before trying out Boogie Wipes I thought that they would be horrible. I didn’t understand why you would need an extra thing of wipes just for your kids noses. What I didn’t know was how bad my girls noses could actually get! I always thought that the redness came from the boogers themselves and not the tissues or wipes that they were using. After reviewing this product I noticed my girls noses were no longer cracking but were actually staying clean and non irritated! As a mom of two toddlers this was a huge relief for me and their little noses! The package isn’t huge either so it’s easy to carry with you and doesn’t take up much room in the diaper bag.

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My daughter LOVES these wipes and they are the main reason she wipes her nose herself. She knows that they are wipes just for her boogers and asks for them by name. We make sure that there is always a package around no matter what time of year it is! They are inexpensive and work better than any other product I have tried!

Boogie Wipes also come in different sizes like a 90 count canister, 45 count packs (the pictures above), a 30 pack, 10 pack, and they even have a teachers kit! Right now if you buy Boogie Wipes and go to their website here you can get a $3 rebate for the movie Epic. Be sure to give them a try to save your kiddos noses!

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**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.

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Bounce House Giveaway!!

We all know how much you guys loved the chance to win a Bounce House from Blast Zone, so here’s another chance!

Jessica Talks Family Fun was nice enough to let us share this great giveaway with you!

Be sure to let us know if you win!

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Karma Kiss: Light Up Butterfly Watch Review and Giveaway

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My daughters have always been obsessed with watches. In fact if they see one they will try to rip it off your wrist to play with it! My best friend recently got a new light up watch and now the girls are always messing with it. I decided that it was time to get them their own watch that they can play with! Thanks to Karma Kiss they now have a butterfly watch of their own.

I remember when I was young and flip watches were all the rage. Of course back then they were finger watches. I remember my favorite one happened to be a little VW bug. I have always been obsessed with flip top watches, so when I saw this one I knew I had to have one for my girls. Of course my oldest just turned 3 so for her this is more for looks, but with her obsession with watches I figured it’s never too early to start teaching her how to tell time. 
I absolutely love the butterfly on the outside! I think it is super cute and my daughter loved it! She got even more excited when I showed her that she can open it.

When you open the watch it has a digital reading, which is perfect for first watch. To make them even more excited about this watch (as if it being able to open wasn’t enough), if you press the bottom right button the watch flashes. I tried to get a picture but it was hard to get a picture of flashing lights.

Since having this watch my girls have both passed it around and have been pretty good about sharing. My only concern with this watch is the clasp for the band is pretty stiff. I have a hard time helping the girls put it on. The rest of the watch seems to be good quality and is adored not only by my children, but their friends as well.

Even though this watch is pretty awesome it is only $14.20 on the Karma Kiss website! You can find this watch here.

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Crayon Rocks Review and Giveaway **Closed**

My daughters 3rd Birthday was this last Sunday and instead of giving her more crayons to break in half we decided to go a different route. I hate finding pieces of crayons everywhere and hate how they break so easily. We were sent a package of Crayon Rocks to review for you.

About Crayon Rocks:

Hi, my name is Barbara Lee and I taught children with special needs for 23 years.  I invented Crayon Rocks after being inspired by Jan Olsen, OTR, and the Handwriting Without Tears program.  I learned from her how important it was to develop early a good tripod grip. Handwriting skills depends upon this.

Since a child’s first writing tool is usually a crayon, that crayon should be one that encourages him or her to use thumb, first and second fingers in a tripod grip.  This is what makes Crayon Rocks a wonderful tool for fine motor development.


A Little Goes a Long Way

A really good crayon should take very little effort in applying great swaths of color to the paper.  In fact, that crayon should be as much like paint as possible.  Rich color that goes on smoothly and easily helps little fingers to grow strong as they spill their creative ideas onto paper.

I wanted a coloring tool that students with grip strength problems and disorders effecting fine motor control could use AND enjoy.  It has been lots of fun to see what my students do with their Crayon Rocks. 

What we think:

I love that Crayon Rocks are easy for children to hold and are non-toxic, vegan, and have zero phthalates! They are made in America from natural soy wax and colored with mineral pigments! With the exception of a few crayons, they are all very pigmented and very soft. When coloring with these crayons they do feel like you are painting instead of coloring with crayons.

My daughter was very excited about these crayons and has been obsessed with them since I gave them to her!

She loves them so much that she has been carrying them around the house and putting them in different containers along the way.

I love that they fit perfectly in her hand and do not break in half while she is coloring. The funny part is that my husband forgot about them and saw them in a cup and thought she had found colored rocks from outside. He even went to throw them away! Once he realized what they were he stopped of course, but I do like that they are pretty realistic looking (other than the bright colors of course).

I would recommend Crayon Rocks to anyone who has toddlers, or for presents for kids in your family. They are great to color with and perfect for kids hands! You can find Crayon Rocks on their website here.

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**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.
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Get Ready, Get Set, Get Blast Zone!

Having two toddlers can sometimes be very tiring. Anyone with a toddler would know how hard it is to keep them occupied for longer than five minutes without the typical “Mommy, Mommy!” and a tug on your shirt or pants. Luckily for us, it is summer and with summer comes all of the fun outdoor activities our children love. Of course we can rent some of these activities for parties or special occasions, or thanks to companies like Blast Zone we can now buy these great toys for great prices and use them all summer!
We received the Sidekick Castle Bounce House to review for you guys and could not be happier with this product! At first I was worried that it would be a major hassle to put up and take down. I was pleasantly surprised to find that it only took about 10 minutes (if not less) to unfold, stake down, and hook everything up. I was even more surprised to find that it blew up within a matter of a minute! 
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It was so easy, that I could put it up by myself! Taking it down was a little more tedious just because you have to push all of the air out before you can fold it up and put it in the bag. Even so, it still took less than 15 minutes to put it away and it still fits in the bag! While the bag may not be tiny, I still was amazed that the whole thing fit!
I was a little worried about my girls playing in this with bigger kids, but because of the design I feel more comfortable than ever! Normally my girls are afraid of being in small spaces with lots of kids, but because of the open design they were not afraid of being inside with others. I also noticed that since the material is a little different than a commercial bouncer that while it is bouncy, it does not transmit the bounce as much. Which I LOVE because you can have a big kid jump next to a toddler without knocking them over! 
Both of my girls, as well as all of their friends love this bounce house! They will play with it until it’s dark outside and then will beg to play longer. All of the kids run back and forth between the ball pit, the slide, and of course jumping around. It has given them hours of entertainment and we are so happy to have it.
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We have a big family and always have tons of kids to play with. So I love that this is so simple to take out for whenever we need it. My youngest daughter (pictured above) just had her birthday, and it was so nice to be able to just set the bouncer up and let them play instead of dealing with a rental company and random people at my house. We have already saved so much money having this bounce house, and I’m sure it will continue to save us money!

We have only had one problem with this bouncer, when we go to take it down there is this really loud noise we can’t seen to get rid of. But it’s okay, the noise just comes from the kids being so upset that they can no longer play in the bounce house. Which eventually goes away until the next time we set it up.

I highly recommend this bouncer to anyone that has kids, or even anyone that has family with kids that stay at their house. It is so simple, and affordable that it’s perfect for everyone! You can find this and other great bounce houses on the Blast Zone website here.

Let us know which bounce house you would love from Blast Zone in the comments below!

Here are some more pictures of this wonderful toy! :)

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Night-time play

Slide!
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**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.
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Lily Bug Pretend Makeup Review and Giveaway

I cannot tell you how many times I have been trying to put on my makeup only to realize that my daughter took off with some of it and is in the other room applying it to her own face. While this is extremely cute it is also extremely messy. I have been on the lookout for makeup kits for my toddler that are both safe for her, and mess free. On this search I found Lily Bug Pretend Makeup, and just in time for Valentines Day!
I received their 6 piece Necessities set to review, or well my girls got to review this one! :)
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I could tell immediately that my girls were going to love their pretend makeup! When I first saw them I thought they were like a shadow that just didn’t leave any marks, but as I looked closer I realized that it was actually similar to a fabric. I love that it looks just like my makeup but doesn’t make a mess. Most makeup sets still contain some dyes that may not leave marks on skin, but are hard to clean off of the carpet. Or they may be a light color, but are in powder form and can get everywhere! So I was very happy that I won’t be dealing with either of these problems with this set.

My girls really loved playing with this set. Now I have something to give them while I do my own makeup and I wont have to worry about them making a mess with my makeup or their own. It keeps them occupied and keeps mommy happy. Another thing that is great about Lily Bug makeup is that it is 100% Non-Toxic and Lead Free.

Make sure to check out all the wonderful products Lily Bug Pretend Makeup has to offer!

Want to win a set for your princess? Make sure to enter our giveaway below!

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**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.

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