Jelly Belly Easter Gift Box Hump Day Flash Giveaway!

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Welcome to the Jelly Belly Easter Gift Box Hump Day Flash Giveaway!

It’s Wednesday and that means it’s time for HUMP DAY FLASH GIVEAWAY!

Thrifty Momma Ramblings teamed up with a great group of bloggers to present this great 6 Hour Flash!
We love these 1 dat flash giveaways because it’s super easy to enter and over in a flash! So don’t wait! Enter now!
One lucky winner will receive a Jelly Belly Easter Gift Box with 40 different flavors (17oz box)!
This is a $15.99 value and has 40 different Jelly Belly flavors!
Giveaway is for USA only and ends in 6 hours! 04/09/14 at 11:59PM EST!
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Mom to Mom Diapers exclusively at Safeway stores

 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mom to Mom.

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Have you heard of Mom to Mom diapers exclusively sold at Safeway stores? I had not even heard of these diapers and I have a Safeway within walking distance of my house! I have 4 kids and have tried out a lot of diapers and I have a favorite brand but it’s also the more expensive brand so for my last baby, I decided to switch brands and try to save money. What I liked about the more expensive diaper was not only the leakage protection but the softness of the diaper. And to be honest the ones I am using now are not that soft :-(

The Mom to Mom diapers have both of those qualities! They have great leakage protection and are so soft!  The reason these diapers are so soft is because they have a soft Hypoallergenic Liner that contains Vitamin E and Aloe which is perfect for that new baby skin. 

Summit normally wears a size 4 but I was happy to see he could wear a size 3 as well in these diapers. The smaller sizes have more in the pack so that’s a better bang for your buck. 

They have a great fit and I never was worried the diaper would come undone.

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The diapers also have the size diaper on the back so you can tell what size your using. This comes in handy because babies grow out of diapers pretty quick and if you have a pack of diapers you took out of the packaging, sometimes it is hard to tell what size diaper it is and these make it easy.

My son is a little roly poly so the extra leak protection comes in handy.

Safeway understands Moms needs and Mom to Mom is offered at a value to help families save more so next time you are in a Safeway store, check out these diapers!

 Let me give you a glimpse inside my life…

There are dirty dishes, dirty windows, bathroom breaks with an entire entourage, mandatory trips outside just so I can clean the dirty dishes and this is what my kitchen looks like.

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If you look really close, that is me doing the dishes from inside, while looking outside at my son on a pallet watching his older siblings play. Basically I figured out how to get the dishes done, let the kids play outside while I do the dishes and not have to worry one bit about if my son will leak through his diapers. If your a mom of small children you know how I feel. It is so hard to balance all the things during the day and the last thing I want to have to worry about is diapers and with Safeway Mom to Mom diapers I don’t have too.

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My heart melted when as I was rushing and trying to finish the dishes and about 10 minutes outside this little boy was all tuckered out. He had fallen asleep. I guess all that playing outside was just to much :-) I know these outings are short lived since he isn’t crawling yet but right now while he stays in 1 place I can enjoy 5 minutes of dish washing while watching all 4 play! 

Using Mom to Mom diapers is one less thing I have to clutter my mind with because I know they do the job and I have a lot more important things too worry about.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mom to Mom.

 

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#FightToxins with Seventh Generation

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Did you know that of the 80,000 synthetic chemicals introduced into the marketplace since 1976, the EPA has only required testing on less than 10%? 

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The Cause:

When I looked at these sweet faces, my son and nephew, I know I only want the best for them and that includes researching what chemicals I use in my home. I teamed up with Seventh Generation to help spread awareness about the importance of chemical reform in the United States. Seventh Generation is one of my favorite companies and I buy their products regularly. There are so many things I cannot control in my world but I can control what my kids are exposed to in my home. I want to give my kids the best start they can have.

 

Why I care:

My husband’s side of the family is plauged with diabetes and my husband has asthma and allergies. I have been working to have a healthy home since I started having kids and not one of my kids has allergies or asthma and I think it is part to how we use safe products in our home. 2 more reason why I try to live safer is because first my grandfather had a lung disease and he tried everything you can imagine to live a healthier life to combat it. My sister is also living with severe food allergies so she lives a very healthy lifestyle and both people have inspired me to try and live the healthiest I can.

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Why this cause is important:

Scientists have linked exposure to chemicals to lots of healthy risks including cancer, learning disabilities, asthma, birth defects and so much more!

What can you do? On April 30th if The Toxin Freedom Fighters collect 100,00 signatures they will deliver a statement to congress demanding reevaluate the Toxic Substances Control act since 1976. I know it’s hard to believe one person can make a difference but we can and Seventh Generation is leading the charge!

I literally cannot believe so many toxins have not been tested and I think if we want to try to find the cures to cancer and lots of other illnesses, maybe we should delve further into the chemicals we use on a daily basis.

What Changes I have made:

One thing I have been doing with my kids and use safe hand sanitizer. I am all for hand sanitizer but with all the alcohol in some of them. I just don’t like they are safe. My little girl still sucks her thumb so I have to be careful what she uses because her thumb goes right to her month.

 I now read food labels more, I try to serve my family “real food” not synthetic pretend food! If I cannot pronounce the ingredient, we probably don’t need to eat it! And of course this is on top of only using safe cleaning products in my home.

What can you do?

If you want to sign the petition to get more chemicals tested, click on the picture below to sign it! I am going to sign it today!

 

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Boon Fluid Review

 *I was sent a Boon Fluid to review but all opinions are my own.

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My kids love drinking out of sippy cups…even my older kids and I love it because it’s less mess I have to clean up. 

I was sent a Boon Fluid for review and it’s one of the coolest zippy cups I have ever seen! This is a 2 handed design sippy cup that your kids will love to get their paws on and it’s spill resistant so a stress saver for parents!

Of course this is BPA, phthalate and PVC free so you know it’s safe for your little one. 

My daughter toted her Boon Fluid zippy cup around all day and it never made a spill! It’s easy to unscrew the cap to refill with juice or water.

Go here to get a Boon Fluid for your kids! This is a great thing for baby showers because most people will be bringing things for the first couple months of the baby life but in 6 short months they will start drinking out of sippy cups so the parents will appreciate this gift! 

This is Boon’s most popular sippy cup and it used to have a whole in the middle but now this is the 2.0 version with no whole. I actually had the first one when my son was little which was over 6 years ago so I have been a Boon fan for quite a while.

Or if your an online shopper, check out Boon products on amazon.com. Trust they have lots of fun things for kids. 

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Cup of Milk Cookies recipe and my second #walmarttogo order experience

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Today I received delivery #2 for #walmarttogo!

It went just as good as the first time! If you missed my first post, go here!

I reserved my time from 8am-10am and they arrived at 9:45. This delivery man was just so nice and so was my last one so they are winning me over with customer service! 

The one thing different about this order was I got a recipe in my head that I wanted to make the night before. I had worked on a recipe last week that I have not yet posted and that recipe gave me another idea for an amazing recipe! Problem is I was missing some items that I needed from the recipe so I got online around 5pm last night, filled out my order like last time (if you need instructions, go here), and the next morning I had my items! 
Walmart To Go saved me time and money! Have you ever been to the store with kids?? Every single time I get talked into buying extra things for them so if I order online I definitely save money.

No need to rush to the store since I was in no rush to make this recipe but I also had no bone in my body that felt like dragging 4 kids to the store for just a couple things. Are you ready to see what I have been cooking up???

So you know how everyone likes milk and cookies but instead of having cookies and a cup of milk, why not make cookies that are your cup of milk!

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Here is how you make them and recipe is below!

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Follow the recipe below then get our your favorite mason jars. I uses mini ones. I started by greasing the cup, then putting some sugar in the bottom and all around. Then I started with the bottom and put some cookie down. You can use use flour instead of sugar but I tried both and the sugar looked prettier.

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This is the type of jar I used. I didn’t go all the way up the side because I was afraid it would crumble when I tried to take it out. I went a little over halfway up.

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Once I took them out of the oven I immediately pushed the middles back down so there was room for the milk!

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In order for the milk not to leak out, you have to have some type of barrier so I melted some chocolate and poured it in the cup and let it dry. This created a barrier so the milk wouldn’t leak out. But this won’t hold up forever so as soon as you pour the milk get ready to drink!

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Ingredients
  • ½ cup butter softened
  • ½ cup shortening
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2¼ cups flour
  • Mix last ingredients together then fold in chocolate chips. I like the milk chocolate and white chocolate.
  • For the middle of the cookie:
  • white chocolate bark
Instructions
  1. Turn oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix ingredients together then fold in chocolate chips. I like the milk chocolate and white chocolate.
  3. Grease a small mason jar then sprinkle sugar in the bottom and all around the sides.
  4. Put in cookie dough on the bottom then spread up the sides. It needs to be sort of thin but thick enough so the milk isn’t falling through holes and the cookie can hold up when you take it out of the jar.
  5. Be sure to over bake rather than undertake because the cookie will fall apart if you undertake.
  6. Bake 10 or so minutes or until whole cookie in jar is brown.
  7. Take it out and immediately run a knife around the outside so it doesn’t stick to the sides.
  8. If the middle has puffed up, push it back down with a spoon so there is a whole in the middle for the milk.
  9. Let cool for about 10 minutes.
  10. Once it’s not piping hot, try to get it out of the jar. Before careful because I had a few fall apart or not come all the way out.
  11. Once you get the cookie out of the jar and it’s cool, melt some chocolate.
  12. Pour some chocolate in the cookie cup and let harden. You are making a barrier so the milk doesn’t spill out.
  13. You can even put it in the freezer for a few minutes to let the chocolate harden.
  14. Once the chocolate is hardened, pour in some milk and enjoy!!

 

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Another thing I decide to try with this order was meat and vegetables. I know the trucks they deliver on are temperature controlled but I like to be sure my meats stay cold! I order some refrigerated chicken and some frozen chicken. Both came as cold as they would have been if I had gone to the store and got them myself!

I also got some avocado’s and those looked great as well! No complaints here!

This is a rarely new service so if your store does not offer this yet, keep checking back, they might offer it in the future.

 

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See the chicken is EXTREMELY frozen! Just the way I like my frozen meats!

And if you try my Cup of Milk Cookies let me know if it works for you!

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Epiphanie Bag giveaway

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This is the 2nd of 2 bags giveaways on my blog so enter then both!

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Spring Fling Mystery Box giveaway

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Welcome to the Spring Fling Mystery Box giveaway hosted by A Sweet Potato Pie and some amazing bloggers!

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All you have to do is enter the easy rafflecopter below to win!

We just wanted to spoil one fan with a mystery box full of goodies!

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Have you heard of Walmart to go?! #walmarttogo

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Have you heard the newest thing coming out of Walmart? It’s called Walmart To Go  and is a pickup/delivery service for Walmart. Let me just tell you….it’s LIFE changing! Ok so maybe that’s a little dramatic but when you have 4 kids under the age of 6, you will understand. Jim Gaffigan said it best, “ You know what it’s like having four kids? Imagine you’re drowning. And someone hands you a baby.” haha! I felt like I had things under control when we had 3 kids then we were hit with an unexpected but amazing surprise which was our 4th child.

Here are 4 reasons why Walmart To Go is my new favorite obsession:

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One lesson I have learned is it is smarter to just leave the kids at home if I need to go shopping. I have went a few times with all 4 and it was a circus. I dreamed of grocery stores implementing drive thru window’s so I could have to drag 4 kids in a store but Walmart stepped it up a notch and has delivered Walmart To Go!

Walmart To Go gives you the ability or order your groceries online and have a Walmart To Go truck deliver your items right to your door step. I was impressed they offered all of my regular purchases I would have made in the store. I bought some feeding spoons for my baby, a sippy cup, baby food, eggs, milk and so much more. You don’t know what a stress reliever it was to order my items on wednesday then have them delivered at 9am the next day! And I got mostly organic items!

You can sign up for either a 2 hour window or 4 hour window for your items to be delivered. I choose the 2 hour window from 9-11 and my items around at 9:15. Talk about serivce!

When you are checking ok, there is a box that says “ok to substitute” so if you are ok with them switching out items they don’t have for items nearest what you order, you can decide whether it is ok for them to subsitute or have them just not include that item. I had 3 or 4 items substituted and the items I was given were totally fine. My driver even told me if I wasn’t happy, they can take those items back with him on the truck or schedule a time to have them picked up.

They even called me when they were almost to my house to give me the heads up! And the delivery driver was so nice!

My driver also said they are so busy and tons of people are taking Walmart up on their newest venture!

You have 2 choices when shopping Walmart To Go. You can order online and pick up in store or have one of their Walmart To Go temperature controlled delivery trucks deliver your items right to your door. 

When you want to start shopping start here at Walmart.com/togo. 

Type in your zip to see if it’s available in your area.

Add items to your cart.

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Then book your delivery time. You can choose between a 2 and 4 hour window. 

 

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Epiphanie bag giveaway

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Winner may choose any in-stock bag of their choice

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This giveaway is hosted by COUPON HAULS and their Blogger friends. I have one of these bags and it is literally the best!

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The participating bloggers were not compensated for this post. We are not associated with any of the companies named above. No purchase is necessary to enter. Void where prohibited by law. The odds of winningare based on the number of entries received Open to the Continental US. Confirmed Winner(s) (by Random.org) will be contacted by email.Winner(s) have 24 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen. The sponsor(s) will be responsible for product shipment to winner(s) of thisgiveaway. My blog is not responsible for product shipment/delivery. This event is in no way administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, or associated with, Facebook and/or Twitter, Google, Pinterest, Instagram or Klout. This disclosure is done in accordance with the Federal TradeCommission 10 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements. Entrants must only enter with either one email address, IP address and/or Facebook account, anyone found violating these rules will be disqualified. It is at the sole discretion of the admin of the giveaway if the winner has met the rules or not.
 

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Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe.

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I’ve said it before but I really mean it this time, I am on my way to loosing this baby weight! I haven’t been blogging about it because well…I haven’t lost anything! I lost around 30 pounds when I had the baby but come on, at least 20 of that is just baby. So here I am, it’s almost summer so time to step it up. I have an addiction to cards and sugar so I am trying to cut those out first. I’ve lost 2 pounds this week so it must be working. 

Here is a super yummy recipe for Cauliflower crust pizza. If you squeeze enough water out of the cauliflower you can actually pick up the pieces of pizza! If you don’t get enough water out it kind of falls apart. This cuts down the calories and carbs you would eat with a normal pizza but tastes so good you won’t even miss them!

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Cauliflower Pizza Crust Recipe.
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Ingredients
  • Crust:
  • 1 head of cauliflower
  • 1 egg, large
  • ½ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • Pizza sauce:
  • 1 can tomato sauce
  • ½ cup parmesan cheese
  • ½ t Italian seasoning
  • Toppings:
  • pepperoni or any other topping you like
Instructions
  1. First cut up the cauliflower into florets and pulse in a food processor until the consistency of rice.
  2. Grease a baking sheet and spread out cauliflower and bake at 375 got 15 minutes.
  3. Once it’s done baking, transfer to a bowl lined with cheesecloth. I didn’t have my cheese cloth so I tried squeezing out the water with my hands.
  4. It’s worked out but cheese cloth is better. Squeeze out as much water as you can.
  5. Turn over to 450 degrees. Line your baking sheet with wax paper.
  6. Spread crust onto wax paper and cook for 15-20 minutes or until crust is brown.
  7. Take out of the oven.
  8. Sauce:
  9. Heat up sauce, cheese and seasonings until cheese is melted.
  10. Spread on top of crust.
  11. Top with cheese and pepperoni’s.
  12. Place back in over until cheese is melted, only about 5 minutes.

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 I have a small food processor so I had to pulse in batches. 1 head can make 1 pizza crust.

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I had a little help from my friends…

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This is what it should look like once you have pulsed it.

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Bake it once to get most of the water out. 

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Once you bake it once, put the “dough” in a bowl covered with cheese cloth. Squeeze out water.

Turn oven to 450. Line baking sheet with wax paper. Put dough on wax paper. Cook for 15-20 minutes or until brown.

Top with your sauce, cheese and toppings, and put back into over until cheese is melted. It should only take 5 or so minutes. pizza

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