As soon as I read Rachelle’s article about her love for the library and her favorite children’s book Birdsong, I knew I had to get my hands on the book. I first went to the library to get it, and I was out of luck (and I checked the whole county and there was nothing). So I […]
I like pretty things– a lot, especially when they are bold, beautiful colors that make me smile. The color turquoise is one of those colors. That’s why Family Sponge is happy to host this giveaway in partnership with Ali Cortez of Island of Ali Jewelry. This down-to-earth mama (she has an adorable son named Dominic) has […]
It’s time to think outside the box of coloring books. Fotoplay! is an incredible concept that combine photography, drawing, painting and the imagination all in spiral-bound book for children. It’s really cool, I promise. My 4-year-old and I spent some time last week with Fotoplay! and loved it. We laughed at the silliness of our […]
31 Bits is a company that rocks. It started when Kallie Dove, a college student traveled to Uganda in 2007. She was changed from the experience and wanted to find a way to help these Ugandan women who were living in poverty. The answer came through the paper beads these woman made into jewelry. Talk about some eco-love! The jewelry is beautiful, but […]
Ready to win an awesome DIY Bubble Wand Kit? Artterro has partnered with Family sponge to give away one Artterro Bubble Wands Kit to a lucky reader. And now is your chance to win one of these kits for your own family fun in the sun! Read on to enter!
Ready to win the most amazing ice cream scoop? M for Mommy has partnered with Family sponge to give away one Zeroll Ice Cream Scoop to a lucky reader. This is like the Mercedes of ice cream scoops, seriously! And now is your chance to win one of these gadgets from heaven!!! Read on to enter!
Children Inspire Design… And Family Sponge are giving away a World Map from the My Roots Collection to one lucky reader! … try and WIN one, read on and enter below!
The Happy Family Movement has saved our sanity this summer with the Indoor Adventure Guide. This adventure-packed eBook is for those hot summer days when you are trapped in the house all day with antsy kids. The Happy Family Movement filled this adventure guide with super fun ideas for kids AND parents, like a Balloon-a-Palooze, […]
Healthy, simple snacks always brighten my day! And Peter Rabbit Organics is definitely a favorite around here. I remember first spotting their organic fruit and veggie pouches at Starbucks last year and now they are everywhere! Target, Amazon and Whole Foods, just to name a few. Peter Rabbit Organics are 100% fruit and veggie pouches […]
Organization and awesome design are two essentials in my life! Hey sugarSnap has the mommy organization system and make-you-smile amongst the chaos designs perfected. The sugarSNAP files include five interlocking bags to pack and carry all of your baby and toddler gear, so you can stay organized and stay sane. The set features sweet labels like these: […]
There are two things that kids love: A treehouse and a good ol’ cardboard box. Put those two items together and you get a super fun and eco-friendly toy– The Calafant Cardboard Treehouse from Creative Toyshop. Zoe and I had a blast learning how to make a cardboard treehouse. Every child dreams of having a treehouse […]
I am obsessed with coconut oil! It is an amazing oil and can be used for so many things: cooking, baking, moisturizer, weight loss, conditioner, lice killer, deodorant and much more. And today is your special day— Family Sponge is giving away Nutiva Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil to one lucky reader!
I just gotta say, I am a pro at rotating toys to keep things exciting in our house. We have bins of toys we store in the garage and rotate in and out when the novelty wears off. But still there are days when the kids are just over everything we have. Doesn’t matter that […]
With little ones, cold season never seems to end. And the lingering cough is one of the last things to go. This is where LILAPOPS has saved the day— these non-medicated lollipops are made from honey and marshmallow root that naturally help a cough. LILAPOPS has partnered with Family Sponge for today’s giveaway. One lucky […]
Inspire your children to read with this bright and colorful picture book by Mo Willems: Cat the Cat Who Is That. We are Mo Willems fans in our home, so we just had to give one away to a lucky reader! His illustrations are fun, his characters are so lovable, and your kids will love all of […]
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HOW TO BE SORTA-CRUNCHY•••
1. Adopt a plant-based diet with green smoothies
2. Start using coconut oil (for almost everything)
3. Ditch the paper towels and use cloth napkins
4. Make Trash to Treasure Art Projects with your kids
5. Unplug the TV and reconnect with your family
6. Furnish your home with second-hand treasures
7. Be the change you wish to see
8. Teach your kids responsibility and effort with important work—chores.
9. Save the world we live in and bike around town
10. Upgrade your kitchen to eco-friendly pots and pans