It’s Sew, Mama, Sew’s Giveaway Day! I love this biannual event – it’s how I’ve discovered many of my favorite sewing blogs! For new visitors, I’m MaryAnne! I am a stay at home mom with four kids: Emma (six years old), Johnny (four years old), Lily (three years old), and Anna (three months old. I blog about joyful parenting with an emphasis on creativity, learning, and play … [Read more...] about Baby Doll Carrier Giveaway
Anna turned one month old yesterday, and to celebrate I have a fun little giveaway for my US-based readers courtesy of MAM. I have a certain fondness for MAM products, because when Emma was a baby she liked to go on eating strikes – and sometimes the single MAM bottle we owned was the only way we could get her to eat! One of my nephews would only uses MAM pacifiers, so they … [Read more...] about MAM Bottle and Pacifiers–US Giveaway
I’m a lifelong fan of Crayola, so I was thrilled when MyBlogSpark offered me the opportunity to try out some of their back to school products! These window markers were a HUGE hit with my kids! They really liked the bold lines of the mega window markers, and they deemed the Crystal Effects markers magical. I agree! Check out this beautiful star scene that six-year-old Emma drew … [Read more...] about Back to School with Crayola + Giveaway!
We have family members and friends with food allergies, so I was intrigued when I heard about Kiwi Magazine's new cookbook, Allergy-Friendly Food For Families. The book is well-organized, with color-coding to quickly indicate which allergens each recipe avoids. The photography is beautiful, and I would expect most of the ingredients that the recipes call for to be readily … [Read more...] about Allergy-Friendly Cookbook–Review + Giveaway
A blogger (who asked to remain anonymous) sent me this bracelet to offer as a giveaway in order to promote our Small Hands Creating Hope fundraiser for the American Cancer Society! This was my first time photographing jewelry, and this image does not do it justice – the 7.25” bracelet’s chain, clasp, and findings are sterling silver, with Swarovski crystals. Very beautiful!!! … [Read more...] about Small Hands Creating Hope: Bracelet Giveaway