Category Archives: bath and beauty

Eco Princess Shampoo and Conditioner Review

My girls hair with Eco Princess
My girls hair with Eco Princess

We recently got a chance to review Eco Princess Shampoo and Conditioner with my 2 little girls.

I admit it. I usually use one of those 3 in 1’s on the girls just like I do on my boys. Which means we also use a lot of detangler;).

I was very excited to try this mom created product. I sent my girls in with these new products and they giggled with excitement all the way. I have to say that I was impressed with their hair when they came out! Not only did I not have to use any detangler, there was no build up. Normally, my 9 year old has issues with build up. But with this we had none of that! Her hair was light and manageable! Of course it all smelled so good! But it wasn’t perfumey at all. There citrus essential oils that I am sure help it work but also lightly fragrance it.

All the Ecoprincess products are sulfate-free, paraben-free, vegan, toxin-free, and cruelty-free. You can get these products online! I loved them and recommend them!

This review was made possible by Mom Spark Media. Thoughts are my own. I received items from Eco Princess for the purpose of this review. 

Proctor and Gamble Store

Is it just me or is life crazy? I just got back from a huge conference and I can’t believe things are already starting up for the fall semester. Given all that, I can’t be the only one running out of time! It seems as if Proctor and Gamble is trying to help a girl out!

They have launched a new online store and I think the first thing I need to order is this Dawn Ultra Hand Renewal – Olay Beauty Pomegranate Splash Scent! Dawn is the only dish soap I use but I love the idea of trying a new scent I haven’t seen!

So the details about this store….
-There is 10% off for the rest of August!
-Free shipping if you spend at least $25
-You get a free Crest sample if you buy anything with Olympic packaging.
-If you buy through the link on my site it will help support my blogging efforts (please help support me;)!

What is your favorite P&G product? Let me know in the comments!!!!

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Big Girl Shoes for My Little Girls

My girls are flower girls this weekend and so I had to go out and get them shoes. They have adorable ivory dresses with wreaths. Rather than get a cream shoe that they would never wear again I decided to get a metallic sandal they could wear all summer. But I wanted them to match and that is a challenge because the baby is still in “toddler shoes” where as NerdPie is a
“youth” (yes, incorrigible youths;). So…

I originally was going for silver but we all fell in love with these. They have about 1/2 inch wedge on them. The girls are both excited that they have a shoe with a heel, mind you it is only 1/2 inch;). NerdPie said, “I like these! They are high!” But worry not, the 4 year old will not fall from her “stilts”. I caught NerdPud walking around in my 3 1/2 inch wedges (successfully) before she turned 2.

Now they just need pedicures!

Last Chance Coupons

It is the last day of the month, which means that some really great coupons may be going away tonight! So if you haven’t printed these yet, hurry!!!

Pedialyte and Stomach Bugs

Stomach bugs are a nasty thing. What makes them nastier is when they hit big families! Usually it isn’t just one person who gets it and everyone else feels fine. That is why I try to keep a stock of supplies just in case it wreaks havoc upon us!

I remember back 6 ½ years ago. I had a 2 year old and a not quite 3 month old. My dear, sweet husband had to go to a class that work had paid for down in Los Angeles for 4 days. 24 hours before my loving husband left I got a stomach bug that was so bad I could barely walk. When he left I was still at the tablespoon full of water at a time because 2 would make me throw up;). So as life would have it, by the time I was barely able to have a quarter cup of water, the 2 year old had his first bout of the stomach flu! Poor NerdDad missed it;). So that meant that we were getting by on water and soda crackers for days until I felt I could venture to the store upright with both kids. Needless to say that with the sudden onset of the stomach flu (it was only September) I was not prepared at all! And it being my first experience with my own little one, I wasn’t prepared for what he would need.

I vowed it would never happen again! Now I always make sure to keep Pedialyte, soda crackers, and broth on hand. I do not skimp on the brand when it comes to Pedialyte, it is just too important. When we first started buying it I would get the big bottles because it is cheaper by the ounce but we never finished it. My kids were also kind of thrown off by the fruit punch because they don’t normally drink it. So I was stoked to find the tetra pack in the apple juice flavor! It is the perfect serving size and cools down quickly at the first sign of stomach issues!

So are you stocked up in case of stomach bugs? Here are some essentials for a well-stocked medicine chest from Pedialyte!

Learn more about how Pedialyte Singles in the Tetra packaging helps with dehydration due to cold and flu and download fun activities to keep on hand for those times when your child is at home sick. Please talk to your doctor before using Pedialyte. Pedialyte is to be used under medical supervision. I was selected for this product review by Collective Bias. All opinions are mine and were not influenced by any third party.