Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Quick post

Alright, so as we all know-life can get busy and today has been one of those days. I have a couple of posts to put up, but have just not found the time. Once school settles down for my husband and life kind of gets on track again hopefully I'll be more strick on blogging. Tomorrow I should get up at least 2 posts. I feel like no one is even reading half the stuff I post and only "liking" my Facebook page to be nice. If anyone is out there-please comment below. I'm feeling a little down and need a little boost please.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

True Cuddles!


I actually came across True Cuddles from a blog advertising the Win a YEAR of CUDDLES! Giveaway. Through that giveaway I became an email subscriber. Their email is distributed each Tuesday to announce the Cuddle of the Week, and to promote weekly giveaways, Advertiser sales and discounts. It's nice only being once a week so it does not fill up your email. Once a week they highlight and sell a “Cuddle of the Week” at a deep discount until they’re all sold out. It's kind of like Zulily but a shorter time span. I highly suggest subscribing to their emails-who knows when you'll catch a great deal.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Website/Product Reviews

Here are reviews of some of my favorite shops/websites to visit. Go check them out!

Fertility Friend
Baby Center

Great for Mamas!
Cloth Diaper Outlet
Baby Center
Babies"R"Us and Toys"R"Us
Life...Your Way

There are more to come once I get some free time. :)

Fertility Friend (TTC Website)

When my husband and I were trying to conceive (TTC) baby #2 we were hoping for a girl. By certain wives tales you can conceive a certain gender by doing the deed different days in accordance to your ovulation. Around this time I started searching online for ways to track everything that was going on with my body. While searching I found

This website is GREAT for keeping track of all of this:

You can also make charts online:

When I finally found out I was pregnant it switched to a different part of the site, which is all about you and baby. ( It tells you what is going on with baby and you and your body each week and also keeps you up to date on how far along you are.

At the site you can also create a pregnancy ticker that will display on the top of your page once you log in. :) I highly recommend this website to anyone who is TTC.

Giveaway Links

These are giveaway happening on other sites. The most recent are first.

Blog Hops


Ends 10/31/11
Peg Perego Aria Twin 60 40 Double Stroller

Ends 9/11/11
Master Kitz

Ends 9/9/11
Busy Body Book
Bright Star Kids

Ends 9/8/11
Kolcraft Contours Options 3-wheel

Discount/Rewards Sites

Here are a few of my favorite sites. Enjoy!

True Cuddles

More to come!

Friday, August 19, 2011



I am practically brand new to Totsy, but it seems to be close to Zulily.

Totsy is a referral based private sale shopping experience that offers moms and families with exclusive deals and preferred pricing on hand-selected pregnancy, baby, kids up and family related items and services. Members are alerted to private sale events of individual designers 48 hours in advance and each brand exclusive sale lasts for a total of 72 hours. Sales are up to 90% off.

Registration is FREE. Request an invitation at for each friend members invite members will receive a $15 credit after their friends first purchase.

One Baby, One Tree
Totsy plants one tree in honor of your child when you make your first purchase. And, every time you shop with us - we’ll keep it watered for you! As your tree grows bigger, it continues to do more for the environment! Together with Pure Planet and Objective Carbon Zero, we are reducing the effects of deforestation, slowing the effects of global warming, preserving biodiversity, and helping small-scale farmers continue to produce diverse and localized crops.

More info coming soon...

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

August 14-20 (2011)

Here is a list of giveaway for the week of August 14-20. Check these websites for other open giveaways-I do not always list every one they have available on their sites. Some of these are listed a day earlier than then end also.

August 14, 2011

August 15, 2011
If you do this last one-please say (and TAG) Jackie Nicole Wertish sent you! :)

August 16, 2011

August 17, 2011

August 19, 2011
*Chaos Simplified Women's Day Planner Feature & Giveaway
*{Review & Giveaway} The Edge Tie Dye Tank Top
*Caroline’s Boutique Tutu Set Giveaway
*Radio Flyer EZ-Rider Scooter Review and Giveaway
*So "Chic"....Giveaway!
*Chez Lélé Etsy Shop Review & Giveaway
*Ovaltine Awesome Wholesome Backyard Party GIVEAWAY!
*Peanut Butter & Co Review & Giveaway
*Learning Curve Thomas Wooden Railway Crane & Cargo Figure-8 Train Set Review and Giveaway
*Homestead Emporium Giveaway
*Thirty-One Gifts Large Utility Tote Review & Giveaway
*Shelf Reliance Cansolidator Cupboard Review and Giveaway
*Powdered Dish Detergent Review and Giveaway
*Giveaway: USA Debt Professionals
*Fuzzi Bunz Diaper & Temporary Tattoo Giveaway
*Posh Pumpkins Cloth Diapers Review and Giveaway
*It's a Crayon Jungle Out There {Giveaway}
*Giveaway – $25 Visa Gift Card
*$150 Target Gift Card Giveaway

August 20, 2011
*britax frontier 85 sict {$399 giveaway}
*$100 gift card to
*The Fancy Diva Review and Givewaway

Tuesday, August 9, 2011


One of my favorite sites is Swagbucks. You can earn "Swagbucks" by
*searching the web (if you download their toolbar)
*trusted surveys
*shopping in their shop & earn mall
*watching videos
*playing games
*printing/using coupons (swagbucks are given after coupons are redeemed)
*inviting friends to join
*completing special offers
*voting in the daily polls
*finding swag codes
*sending in prize photos and videos
*trading in old cell phones or video games

This site should help you with any questions.

If anyone is curious-my sign up date was 7/20/11 and I have not redeemed any of my swagbucks for gifts yet.
You can sign up here!
Search & Win

Thursday, August 4, 2011

About My Family!

About Me
My name is Jackie and I am 22 years old.
*I blow out my birthday candles in February.
Daisypath Happy Birthday tickers
*I was born and raised in Minnesota.  I have only moved out of state once.
*I have 2 tattoos and have at least another 2 planned out-just have to find the money to get them.
*I have been a stay at home mama since 2008 and feel very blessed to have the opportunity.

*Some of my personal hobbies are graphic design, scrapbooking, crocheting, cleaning (when the kids let me)
*I love to go shopping-when money is available.
*Driving with no destination is on of my favorite things to do.
*I am a true believer that everything happens for a reason.

Our Love♥
*I met my husband in February of 2007 and
we started dating on April 16, 2007.
Daisypath Friendship tickers
*In November of 2007 I found out I was 2 months pregnant.
*On January of 2008 we got married.
Daisypath Anniversary tickers
*5 Days after our wedding my husband left for basic training in the Army.
*My husband is my best friend, my hero, my soulmate and the love of my life.
*After basic my husband was stationed in South Korea for a year.  2 weeks after he left our son was born.
*They finally met when our son was 6 months old over Christmas R&R.
*He came back in May of 2009 when our son was 11 months old.
*After Korea he was stationed at Fort Knox, KY.  This was my first time ever to move out of state.  During this time-we met some great new friends that we will never forget.
*As of April 2010 I have been back in Minnesota right where I belong(my husband came back in May)  As much as I initially hated that I had to move to Kentucky, there isn't a day that goes by that I don't miss it.

Our Son
*Our son was brought into the world on Father's Day June of 2008.
*My little man was 5lbs 12oz and 18 inches long.
Lilypie Fourth Birthday tickers
*His birthday was one of the hardest days I've ever lived, because my husband was not allowed to come home for the birth.
*This little guy is my pride and joy...even though he has his temper tantrums, he will always be an angel to me.
*He is growing up way too fast!
*His favorite things are-
-zoo animals
-Land Before Time
-Dragon Tales

-Picking on his little sister (which is on Mom's list of dislikes)

Our Daughter
*Our Daughter was brought into the world in May of 2010.
*Our princess weighed 6lb 1oz and was 18 inches long.
Lilypie Second Birthday tickers
*This was a memorable day, because my husband actually got to be there.  He arrived 6 days before her birth.
*She had a few health problems in the beginning, but nothing too serious.
*She is a stubborn little girl with a ton of attitude.

*My daughter can be either a girly girl or a complete tomboy.
*This little girl has the biggest personality and it never stops growing. :)

Please Remember that-

and personal life comes before blogging. :)
For the most part-this is my life in a nutshell...any questions, feel free to ask.

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Welcome to My Blog

Welcome to my blog everyone.  I am brand new to this-so please bare with me.  This will definitely be a learning process for me-and help is appreciated.  This blog is dedicated to my kiddos and husband, without them I have no idea where I would be in life right now.