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Car seat cover + more giveaway *CLOSED*

I haven’t done a review/giveaway for FluffyRumps is too long but I am here with another one!

Most of us, if not all of us, use a blanket to cover our babies when it’s cold outside when they are in their car seats. It is so annoying to me that I can’t keep it tucked under Lily without it moving, falling off, or her pulling it out from underneath herself. I wouldn’t have to check so much to make sure the blanket was still in place and/or fix it when it did!

Thank goodness I don’t have to do any of that anymore! Rhonda as come up with a great idea! I was so excited for it to get cold so I could use this with Lily! I have to admit though, for whatever reason, I had trouble figuring out how it went on. I couldn’t picture it. I felt silly when I looked at the pictures Rhonda has posted on her FB page of these covers. It was definitely a slap-the-forehead kinda moment!

I love the fabric that she uses…..so soft! She has many different in stock covers that y’all can choose from!
I use this cover on Lily every time we go out & it’s cold…even chilly. It beats having to worry about a blanket & keeping it on!

I also found out that it makes for a great cart cover also. Stores are usually cold no matter the time of year anyway, so using this car seat cover as a cart cover in the summer will work out great! I have never used a cart cover before but it just looks bulky. This isn’t! You can just take your baby from the carseat to the cart and not have to take anything off or add anything.

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I will definitely be using this next winter also! I don’t think that Lily will have out grown the leg part by then. Please check them out & get one!

Now for the fun part…giveaway time!
All you have to do is follow these simple entries & you will be entered to win one of these covers for your baby!
I will use random.org to choose a winner.
This giveaway will end in one week….02/16/13

*The winner will receive 1 carseat cover of their choice from the ‘Ready to Ship’ album on the fan page*

Entry #1 – ‘like’ Mommieventures on Facebook
Entry #2 – ‘like’ FluffyRumps on Facebook
Entry #3 – Which fabric pattern do you like best from her page? (Can be on an item)
Entry #4 – ‘like’ this post on WordPress
Entry#5 – Post on her page that I sent you.

*Please comment in a separate post for each entry*

Good luck & see you next week!

*I received this product at no charge to me. All opinions are my own*

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* Week 20 *


Baby’s digestive system is busy creating meconium (a tarry black substance made of swallowed amniotic fluid, digestive secretion and dead cells), which will fill the first diaper after birth. And, speaking of the diaper situation… baby’s genitals are now fully formed!

We are half way through this journey! Of course we never know when baby’s are coming but there are at least 20 more weeks left until we meet Baby L! How exciting!

Definitely feeling more movement but it’s only when sittinglouging. It will be cool to feel Baby L when I am standing and everything else. I am all belly this time around (same as I was with my daughter). I don’t thinkfeel that I am gaining weight anywhere else, my husband says the same thing. And I must mention that he is very honest with me about this kinda of thing & if he thought I was, then he would tell me. (One of the many reasons I love him!)
You know when you eat too much and you unzip your pants just alittle to feel better?! Well by the end of the day…that’s what I would like to do with my belly area! It is just so tight and uncomfortable!
I possted on my personal Facebook page that we should take stock in milk! This heartburn is killing me! The majority of the time it’s at night right as I am trying to go to sleep, but I do get it during the day. And I wish it was something that I could pinpoint and then stay away from….but it that were the case I wouldn’t be eating or drinking the rest of this pregnancy! It doesn’t matter what I ingest…it’s a promise that I will get heartburn. Doesn’t that mean the baby will have a full head of hair!?
I am getting more uncomfortable at night. When I fall asleep at night I am fine. It’s when I wake up to go to the bathroom or one of my kids wake up during the night or my husband wakes me up because he is snoring so loud! Anyway, it’s when I wake up in the middle of the night when it’s hard for me to go back to sleep & get comfortable.
Smells still get to me but not as bad as it used to. There isn’t anything specific…just depends on how the smell hits me.
Pretty much the same thing with food….nothing specific, just depends on how I am feeling at that moment. Which can suck because I will crave something, start making it, and then all of the sudden it makes me feel so ill!
Last week we got some more baby stuff! I will post some in a different post if anyone wants to see!

2 more days (Thursday 011912) until my next dr appointment! I am so excited about this appointment. As you all know we aren’t finding out the gender of Baby L until heshe makes their grand entrance…..BUT that doesn’t mean I am not going to looking & trying to figure out what is or isn’t there! You would think that with this being my 5th child, I would be able to tell the difference when looking at the ultrasound…..but I am not! I have had several dreams about this appointment and the gender never changes. Now I will say that I don’t know if it’s because I really think & want this baby to be a girl or if my dreams are the truth. Good thing we will eventually find it out! I will make a post & video once I get back home from this appointment to let you all know how it went & to say if I got a sneak peak at anything. Fingers crossed!!!!

Ok, I have some giveawaysreviews to write up and post for you all! There will be one posted starting tomorrow until Friday! So be on the look out for those. I have had friends ask me if I would be doing weekly videos like I started out doing & I said yes. So follow this link to my Youtube channel if you would like to hear me talk about my pregnancy!

Tune in next week for week 21 & see how things are going with me & Baby L!

Enjoy 🙂

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Moolala Laptop Giveaway

I received an email a few weeks ago about a giveaway & when I had emailed them back about it……the giveaway had already ended. Bummer huh!?

But don’t worry….I just received another one today! But this time around there will be 2(!) winners!
Read below to see what was sent to me:

Moolala is giving away TWO GATEWAY NETBOOKS just in time for the back-to-school season.
The giveaway allows you to refer all your Facebook friends for greater chances of winning. If you refer someone that wins, then you automatically win too!
Giveaway is open to ABSOLUTELY EVERYONE, new and current members of Moolala and new and current fans of the Moolala Facebook page.

So if you would like to win….either by you being picked or by someone you refered — you better get to it!

Be sure to check out their fan page for this and more giveaways! Check out their website for deals in your area! Hurry & enter because  the giveaway ends on 08\31\11 & the winners will be picked on 091\11!!!

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Enter to Win ecomom’s $75,000 Healthy Home Makeover

We’re very happy to let you know ecomom is celebrating our site’s new look with a huge event for our supporters. Together with 30 amazing partners, we are launching TODAY a Healthy Home Makeover Contest that will transform a lucky family’s home with $75,000 worth of eco-friendly, money saving, healthy products including appliances, organic foods, skincare, water filters, toys, home decor, cleaning products and more.

Does this sound good to you!? I know it sounds good to me! I am definitely going to enter this giveaway!

If you want to enter this giveaway, click on the link that I am putting on the right hand side at the very top! If you do enter this giveaway let me know!
I am so excited about this giveaway! I hope that either I (duh) or one of my readers win! So, go enter and cross your fingers 🙂

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Cangles Giveaway

If you didn’t read my review about Cangles their awesome jewelry then you definitely should! Not only do they make great jewelry-they are also helping their community out! Like I said, read more here to find out what Cangles is all about!

One lucky winner will receive a $30 gift certificate to anything in their ‘store’! Depending on what you choose, that could be 2 bracelets!!!!
Wanna win!?!?!? Ok-follow these directions and you are sure to get your chance! Please leave your email address in your Mandatory Entry so I can contact the winner!

Mandatory Entry

*Visit Cangle’s website & tell me what you would choose if you won!

Extra Entires

*’like’ MommieVentures on Facebook
*’like’ Cangles on Facebook
*’like’ Cangles Military Family on Facebook
*Sign up for Cangles Newsletter
*Subscribe to MommieVentures via email
*Help support the ARC by clicking on my SocialVibe button (top right hand side)
*Vote for MommieVentures on Top Mommy Blogs
*Blog about this giveaway (Please leave your link)
*Post this giveaway on Facebook (Please leave your link)

This giveaway will end on Monday October 25, 2010 at 11.59pm Eastern! The winner will be picked by Random.org!

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Anyone interested!?

Is there anyone out there that is interested in using Mama pads and/or cloth diapers & wipes? Do you already use one or all of these & would like to win some? Do you make one or all of these? If you answered yes to any of these questions please read on!

If you make/sell Mama pads, cloth diapers, cloth wipes, wetbags, or anything related please listen up! I would love to get in talks with you on the idea that I have. I didn’t originally think of this idea but I thought it was such a great idea that I thought that I would try it out and see what the response would be! If what I have in mind actually comes together it would bring so much light to your business & bring more customers for you! If you would like to talk more about this and are interested in being apart of this, please email me at mommieventures@gmail.com!

If you are interested in Mama pads, cloth diapers, or cloth wipes please leave a comment that you would interested in having something that would explain more about these products & give you a chance for you to win some cool stuff! Please leave a comment on the blog not on Facebook (easier for me to keep track that way).

Thanks & can’t wait to hear from all of you about this!

Please note that this isn’t confirmed that this will be happening but I would like to see what the interest is in something like this and see how many business’s and WAHMs are interested in being apart of this! So if you would like this to happen and for me to be able to give out more details, please spread the word and if you know someone that makes cloth diapers, cloth wipes, and/or Mama pads, please have them contact me! Again my email address is mommieventures@gmail.com.

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Giveaway helper needed!

Hope that you all are having a wonderful, lazy Sunday! I am so glad that I am not starting my challenge today because I would have let myself down lol!

Anyway, on to the point of this post!
I was talking with my husband last night about how I need more subscribers to my blog so I can do more giveaways with certain companies & I was telling him that I wasn’t sure how to get more of you to subscribe. Because, let’s be honest, if I have over 200 fans on Facebook-I should have at least that many email subscribers….but I don’t 😦
So, because my husband is so smart, he come up with an idea! He thought that I should have a giveaway for those of you who have subscribed & then with this giveaway have more people subscribe to enter the giveaway.

With all that said, I need someone to help sponser a giveaway! The prize does not have to be something huge but just something big/good enough for people to want to win it & then in turn will subscribe to my blog!
So if you would be willing to donate something to this giveaway, please email me at mommieventures@gmail.com & put giveaway helper in the subject line!

Thanks & I hope to have this giveaway going on soon!

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Halloween Giveaway

Good evening everyone!

I was going to post this tomorrow….but I didn’t want to wait lol 🙂

I have been helping spread the word about Tiffany’s Bowtique sales for maybe a month or so & I thought that I would ask them if they would be interested in a review/giveaway to go along with my posting about their sales. I was excited when she said yes. I was also excited because I wasn’t sure what I was going to get and had no idea what it was going to look like. I love surprises so I couldn’t wait to receive this in the mail!


Well I received it the other day and the hair clip that was made for my daughter is super cute! It’s not too small or too big for her head. (lol that sounds really!) My daughter really loves this bow! She even wants to wear it to bed but I had to draw the line somewhere. *I know, I am a mean Mommie ;)* When we were talking about the giveaway, Tiffany’s Bowtique wanted to do something for Halloween. Cool, didn’t have anything planned special for it, so I was happy to have a Halloween giveaway! If you are the winner, you will get the same bow that I received!

So I hope that you all will get in the spirit of Halloween and to win a very cute bow! So what do you have to do to win? Follow these instructions!

Mandatory Entry

*Visit Tiffany’s Bowtique’s website & tell me what is your favorite thing on her site!

Extra Entires

*’like’ MommieVentures on Facebook
*’like’ Baby Boutique By Borcea’s on Facebook
*Subscribe to MommieVentures via email
*Vote for MommieVentures on Top Mommy Blogs
*Blog about this giveaway (Please leave your link)
*Post this giveaway on Facebook (Please leave your link)

This giveaway will end on Monday October 21, 2010 at 11.59pm Eastern! The winner will be picked by Random.org!

*I received this product at no charge to me & all opinions expressed are my own*

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Miss Lily Giveaway

Miss Lily’s washing soap is something that I am really excited about! I loved the way that it cleaned and how it actually made my whites whiter (wasn’t expecting that!)! I cannot wait to buy different scents and see how good they smell! Did you miss my review? No worries, click here!

What do you win!? You win a full bag of her washing soap! She has a ton of scents to choose from! Please follow the directions for your chance to win!


(This is half a bag)

Mandatory Entry

*Visit Miss Lily’s website & tell me what scent you would like to try!

Extra Entires

*’like’ MommieVentures on Facebook
*’like’ Miss Lily on Facebook
*’Heart’ Miss Lily on Esty
*Subscribe to MommieVentures via email
*Vote for MommieVentures on Top Mommy Blogs
*Blog about this giveaway (Please leave your link)
*Post this giveaway on Facebook (Please leave your link)

This giveaway will end on Monday October 18, 2010 at 11.59pm Eastern! The winner will be picked by Random.org!