Momme Box Review

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Like I said before I absolutely love getting subscription boxes. This has to be one of the best ones I have gotten so far. It is called Momme box. It is geared towards moms. They send you a box once a month just like other subscription boxes. They are reasonably priced for how packed with goodies it is. I received the December box and it was awesome! 




I apologize for the not so great pictures but I broke my good camera. Here is a list of products that were in the box:

1.) Kryolan make up items like lipgloss and eye pencil. It even came in a cute carry bag.
2.) A code for $15 off Mineral Hygenics
3.) Our Skinny mini meals shake sample. This was gone right away and it was yummy!
4.)MyBarre workouts 3 free 2 week code
5.)Kelapo Coconut oil sample
6.)Original honey sticks
7.) Vaska laundry detergent sample
8.) Good Clean Love lubricant. I was surprised this one was in there.
9.)Click Espresso Protein drink. The best espresso I have ever had!
10.) Dr. Cleangreen's handy essentials. This is an oil based hand cleanser that works really well.
11.) Dr. Robin for kids $10 off $24 code
12.) EcoTrek bars that were yummy
13.) Glee Gum. I have never tried this gum but had seen it and I like it.
14.)Health warrior 100 calorie nutrition bars which were good.
15.)A coupon for 20% off at yogahyde.com
16.) Plant Fusion protein powder which was gone the day after I got it. 
17.) A coupon for a free ten ounce Sambazon superfood juice or smoothie. I went and got a superfood juice and I will be buying these again for sure.


I think they actually sent me December and the January box. That is so awesome of them! If you want to look at pricing or get a subscription you can go to Mommebox. Go check them out and look around.


**Disclosure: I was not compensated for this review. I was provided complimentary product to facilitate my review. My review was not swayed in any way. These are my opinions only and yours may differ.**

The Money Code Book Giveaway (1/30-2/11)

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The Money Code Book Giveaway

Money Code

Does it seem as if there's never enough money to do everything you want?
Do you want to feel confident about the financial decisions you make?
Have you ever felt frustrated talking about money with your loved ones?
  First Time Mommy Adventures has joined up with Xtreme Qpon to bring you this incredibly awesome giveaway! The Money Code is an informative and fun to read book. It will help you learn how to feel confident about your financial decisions and help you talk with your loved ones about money. You can read the full review at Xtreme Qpon. Enter the Rafflecopter below for your chance to win a copy of The Money Code. You do not have to complete all entries to be chosen, but the more you do complete, then better your chances are of winning! Good Luck!

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Onion Crunch

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I love salads but they always seem to be missing something. When I saw Onion Crunch I knew it was just what I needed in my salads. The company sent me the goodies above to try out. I have used it on salads and baked potatoes but the possibilities are endless. 



When I used it I only used a serving size which is one tablespoon and the was just right on my salad. I did use two servings on my potato though. A little bit goes a long way. Onion Crunch is really crunchy and taste just like fried onions. They can be used on anything that you want to add a little flavor and crunch to. 
If you want to find some recipes or find out where to purchase them you can visit Onion Crunch Online.



**Disclosure: I was not compensated for this review. I was provided with complimentary products to facilitate my review but that does not change my opinion of the product. These are my opinions only and yours may differ.**

Amy Knapp Family Organizer

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I am a very busy mommy and am always looking for a good planner. I finally found one I really like. It is from Amy Knapp and is perfect for me. 



This is my favorite part of the family organizer. I usually have to write my grocery list on a different piece of paper but this organizer has a spot just for my list. I was so excited when I saw it. It is the small things in life that make me happy. 


The picture above is the other awesome part. It has an area for my weekly menu! I like to try to plan out my meals since I have started trying to lose weight. It is so much easier to have it in the organizer with my grocery list. The picture below is the area it has for personal information and emergency contacts. The organizer also has an area for contacts and even some stickers in the back for certain activities like no school or no work. I would recommend this organizer to any busy mom who needs a little organization in her life.


If you would like to order one or look at Amy's other products you can do so here Family Organizer Website.


**Disclosure: I was not compensated for this review. I was provided a complimentary organizer to facilitate my review. These are my opinions only and yours may differ.**

Wow Baking Company Review

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I got to try out some yummy cookies from Wow Baking Company. Their cookies are all natural, wheat free, and gluten-free. I thought that they were going to be very dry because when I opened them they looked like it. To my surprise they were very moist and tasty. I received a snicker doodle cookie, chocolate chip cookies, lemon burst cookies, a brownie, ginger molasses cookies, and Oregon oatmeal cookies. My favorite was the snicker doodle cookie that was packaged by itself. I am a snicker doodle lover and it was very scrumptious! All of the cookies were good but I was not very fond of the lemon burst ones. I think it was because I do not like any lemon cookies. Lemon does not belong in cookies in my opinion. You can purchase these cookies at stores like Whole Foods and Natural Grocers. I saw them in my local Natural Grocers store and am going to go get some more next week.  

If you want to know more about the company or where to purchase these goodies go to Wow Baking Website or check them out on FaceBook



**Disclosure: I was not compensated for this review. I was provided with complimentary products to facilitate my review but that does not change my opinion of the product. These are my opinions only and yours may differ.**

Keurig Vue 700 Giveaway ends 2/11!

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Seeing Double! Keurig Vue V700 Event

Brew with a Vue. Keurig has done it again with an entirely new brewing system that gives you more of the tasty beverages you love, exactly the way you want them. Now, you can decide how strong you want your coffee to taste and how hot, no matter how big or small your cup is! From creamy hot chocolate to delicious iced teas and frothy cafe beverages, the Keurig Vue V700 delivers the size, strength, and consistency you love, with every single-serving.

Still deliciously simple. At just the touch of a button, Keurig's revolutionary Custom Brew Technology adjusts water pressure, timing, and airflow to deliver the perfect cup of coffee or tea every time. You'll love the Vue's quiet operation and shortened steep time, as it whips up cafe-quality treats in a matter of minutes. Plus, there's no grinding beans, measuring, or cleanup needed--just add water and enjoy.

Countertop coffee shop. With the Keurig Vue system, you get the single-serve brewer with interactive touchscreen display, 66 Vue packs and a water filtration kit. And, for your convenience, it comes with two 16-oz iced coffee tumblers to get you started right out of the box.

Well, if that isn't the pot calling the Keurig fabulous!
  • Includes Keurig V700 Vue Brewer, 10 Variety Vue packs, 12 travel-sized Breakfast Vue packs, 12 Vue House Blend Vue packs, 16 Donut Shop Vue packs, 16 Celestial Iced Tea Vue packs, two 16-oz tumblers, and a water filter kit
  • Variety pack includes one each of Gloria Jean Hazelnut Coffee, Timothy's Decaf, Tully's French Roast, Celestial Seasoning Southern Sweet Tea, Green Mountain Breakfast Blend travel-sized, Celestial Seasoning Sleepytime, Barista Prima Italian Roast, Cafe Escape Milk Chocolate, GMC Nantucket Blend, and Donut Shop
  • Tumblers: plastic/acrylic construction
  • Colored touchscreen user interface
  • Eight brew sizes: 4 oz, 6 oz, 8 oz, 10 oz, 12 oz, 14 oz, 16 oz, and 18 oz
  • 74-oz water reservoir
  • Brew coffee from 187F to 197F
  • Strength selection for stronger flavor
  • Removable drip tray with adjustable plate
  • Vue packs are #5 recyclable plastic
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One winner will receive a Keurig Vue V700 + V-Cups! Don't miss out on this one!

Giveaway ends February 11th at 11:59pm, open to US & Canada, ages 18+. To enter please use the Rafflecopter form below. Good luck!
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Etched...Upon My Heart: What We Learn and Why We Never Forget

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Etched... Upon my Heart: What We Learn and Why We Never Forget
Author: Jill Kelly

I have not had the chance to read the book yet but I wanted to get the word out about it. I am very excited to read it though! The author Jill Kelly is the wife to Buffalo Bills former quarterback Jim Kelly. In the book she talks about what her life has been like. Reviews say that Christian parents need to read this book. When I am done with it I will write up a more detailed review and get more into the book. It was just released on January 22. 



Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

Abel's Field Review/Giveaway

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This is one of the best movies I have seen in a very long time. It is very inspirational and touching. Anyone that thinks they have a hard life need to remember that someone always has it worse and that God can help you with anything. In the movie a teenage boy named Seth has to step up and become the man of the house. His mother died when he was young and his father is never around. He is left to take care of his two younger sisters and he becomes overwhelmed with everything he has to do. He faces hard choices like any other adult but he is a child. It is a heartwarming story and I do not want to give too much of it away. He ends up meeting someone who changes his life forever. To learn more about the movie you can visit Abel's Field. You can like them on Facebook Abel's Field Facebook and even follow the movie on Twitter Abel's Field Twitter

I have been give the chance to host a giveaway to win a copy of the movie. There will be one winner and all you have to do is enter below. Good luck!!





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Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

Palmolive Fresh Infusions

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I was given the chance to try out the new Palmolive Fresh Infusions and I am in love with them. They all smell really good but my favorite is the lime basil. I like fruity scents and this one fit my taste perfectly. It really smells like lime and the smell lasts a long time on your hands. The only scent that I was not very fond of was the ginger white tea. I decided to share this one with my mom but I have not been able to get it to her yet. She lives sixty miles away so it is hard to get it to her. The new dish soaps clean really well and are very effective against grease and grime on your dishes. Palmolive Fresh Infusions will be my new soap! To take a look at Palmolive Fresh Infusions and other Palmolive products you can go here Palmolive. Take a look at all of the reviews of Palmolive Fresh Infusions here  Influenster Reviews. You can purchase these soaps at a Walmart near you for around $2.99. I really enjoyed trying them out and they came at the perfect time. I was out of dish soap. Go check them out now.




**Disclosure: I was not compensated for this post but I was provided complimentary products to facilitate my review from Influenster. These are my opinions only and yours may differ.**

City Grips Giveaway!

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I am happy to announce that I get to do a giveaway for City Grips. There will be three winners. To read my review on them go here City Grips review. To enter please fill out the Rafflecopter below. Good Luck!


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A Marriage of the Heart (Three Amish Novellas) Review

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A Marriage of the Heart
Author: Kelly Long
ISBN-101401687563
ISBN-139781401687564

A Marriage of the Heart is a collection of three Amish Novellas. The first one is A Perfect Secret. It is about a girl names Rose and her fiancee named Luke. Luke and Rose have been best friends for a long time and have finally decided to marry. Luke is leading a secret life that Rose does not know about. Will it tear them apart or will it bring them even closer? Only the truth and time will tell. 
The second book is called Christmas Cradles. In this book a character named Anna Stolis ends up taking over for her aunt as the local midwife. She ends up overwhelmed on Christmas night with multiple deliveries but a handsome man named Asa comes to help her out.
The third story is called A Marriage of the Heart. In this story Abigail is the main character. She has been living with her father since her mother passed away. She does not like living in the old farm house and would do anything to get away. She ends up marrying a newcomer to their community but does she find true love?



I really enjoyed reading these three stories. I enjoy myself a good love story. The first book really kept me guessing with what was happening and what would happen next. The only hard part about reading these stories was that they use Pennsylvania dutch words. I did get a little confused even after reading the glossary in the beginning. All of the stories were love stories and had very good plots. They were easy to follow. The books were an easy fast read as well. From a love with a secret to a busy midwife to a marriage too soon, these stories had it all. If you like love stories you should definitely read these novellas.


**Disclosure: I was not compensated for this review. I was provided an E Book to facilitate my review. This review is my opinion only and yours may differ.**

City Grips review

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City Grips are grips that cover your stroller handles. I hate how my hands smell after taking a long walk while pushing Christine in her stroller. I guess the sweat on my hands makes the stroller handles sticky and my hands smell bad. City Grips save my hands from smelling and actually make pushing the stroller more comfortable. They are velcro which makes them easy off easy on. They have some stylish designs to chose from too.



I chose this fun design because it is a little wild like me. I put City Grips on my stroller and they are never ever coming off. Here is a better view of how much of the stroller handle they cover.



Christine was ready to go for a walk. She knows what the stroller is for. City grips will protect your stroller handles from wearing out. I would recommend them for anyone who owns a stroller. They are fairly priced and you can check them out here City Grips online. You can look at all the designs and order them there.





**Disclosure: I was not compensated for this review. I was provided a complimentary product to facilitate my review. This review is my opinions only and your may differ.**

Newmans Own Organics Review/Giveaway

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I am trying to eat more organic food and I found some great organic snacks from Newman's Own Organics. They sent me a box full of yummy snacks to try. My favorites were the Hermits, Ginger-O's, Honey wheat pretzels, and Pop's corn. 

Newman's Own Organics is not the same compant as Newman's own. They used to be a branch off but became their own in 2001. They make a variety of snacks from pretzels to chocolates and everything is organic. If you would like to read more about the company you can go here Fun Facts.

Hermits cookies taste like a soft gingersnap. They are my favorite product out of the ones I tried. I did have them gone in no time. 


Ginger-O's are ginger flavored cookies with filling in the middle. I am just a ginger lover and these were great tasting especially dipped in milk. Newman's Own Organics makes a whole line of Newman-O's. there are different flavors like mint and the ginger.



They also have a line of pretzels. My favorite were the honey wheat pretzels. I think the honey flavor with the salt on them gave them a great taste. I liked snacking on these but they are now gone. Christine liked to share with me.



I love popcorn and when I saw it in the box I knew I had to try it. I got the butter flavor and it was yummy. Some popcorn leaves a funny after taste in your mouth but not this one. 

The other day I was at Natural Grocers and I saw almost every product I got in my box in their store. I was so happy to see that I will be able to go buy more when I want to at a store close to me. I definitely recommend trying Newman's Own Organics. If you want more information on the products please go to Good Food.


You can win my four favorite products by entering below. Good luck!






**Disclosure: I was not compensated for this review. I was provided complimentary product to facilitate a review. This review is my opinions only and yours may differ. First Time Mommy Adventures is not responsible for prize shipment.**

PB Crave Peanut Butter Review/Giveaway

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My family absolutely loves peanut butter. When I saw PB Crave I knew we had to try it. I was sent Razzle Dazzle, CoCo Bananas, Cookie Nookie, and Choco Choco. My favorite is Razzle Dazzle. 

PB Crave is all natural peanut butter and we had never tried natural peanut butter. When you open the jar you may need to stir it. I didn't read the jar and ended up making a mess the first time I used it. The first one I tried was the Coco Bananas because I will admit I was scared to try the others. The Coco Bananas was very good and tasted like chocolate peanut butter bananas. The Razzle Dazzle has white chocolate. raspberry, and chocolate in it. It was so yummy it was addicting. The Coookie Nookie was flavored like chocolate chip cookie dough. It was the most awesome peanut butter flavor ever. The Choco Choco tasted like chocolate just like it says. It was a little too much chocolate for me. All of the peanut butters have a touch of wild honey in them. 


Check out Celebrity Chef Andrew Zimmern's video review Here. You can purchase PB Crave at Whole FoodsEarth Fare, and The Fresh Market. Check out PB Crave website for more information.


I will be doing a giveaway for a CoCo Bananas Variety Pack. All you have to do is enter below. Good Luck!!




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**Disclosure: I was not compensated for my review. I was provided complimentary product to facilitate my review. The review is my opinions only and yours may differ. First Time Mommy Adventures is not responsible for shipment of prize.**

Beauty Box 5 Review

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I have an addiction to monthly subscription boxes. I found a great beauty one called Beauty Box 5. They send you four to five beauty samples a month at an affordable price. I received my box a few weeks ago and loved everything inside. There was only one thing that I will more than likely not use. 



The items in my box were:

1.) Evie Evan Moisture Cream. This moisture cream worked great and kept my face feeling and looking  nice. 

2.) Lash Card lash cards. These are the only item that I did not use. I do not use mascara or curl my lashes because they always itch when I do. The cards are suppose to help you avoid bottom lash mishaps, maximize curling, and separate the lashes. 

3.) Everyday Minerals Girl Friendly Blush. I am a minerals fan and really love this blush. It gave me just the right amount of color on my cheeks without overdoing it like some others do.

4.) Blum Naturals makeup remover towelettes. These smelled and worked wonderfully. They took any makeup off and with only one towelette. 

5.) H.Wood.Beauty lip shine. This was my favorite item in the box. It gave my lips a hint of pink color without looking like I was wearing anything on them. I love to look natural and this was perfect for that.


I would recommend this box to any beauty fanatics out there that like to try new products. If you want more information or to pricing go to Beauty Box 5.




**Disclosure: I was not compensated for this review. I was provided a product complimentary to facilitate my review. The review is my opinion only and yours may differ.**

Six Flags Giveaway! (Ends 2/4/13)

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Megomania has asked me to help promote her giveaway for 2 all day passes to any US Six Flags park!! All you have to do is enter on the form below. The passes do not expire until 1/6/14. Good luck!!

Skoy Cloth Review/Giveaway

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I noticed recently that my family uses a lot of paper towels. To me that is very wasteful and I did not like the idea that we are wasting so much of them. I found Skoy Cloth online and decided to try them out. When they first arrived I though these things are going to be rough and not good for us. When I went to wet the first one I was very surprised. As it got wet it softened up but stayed strong. I have been able to wash our dishes with these instead of our germ ridden wash cloth and sponge. We have also stopped using and wasting paper towels. Skoy cloths are reusable, washing machine safe, and dishwasher safe. A great way to keep your Skoy cloth germ free is to stick it in the microwave for one to two minutes. Be sure it is wet when you put it in though. Skoy cloths are amazing and can absorb up to fifteen times their own weight. They are now a necessity in our home and I wanted to share them with you. I will be giving away a pack of four for you to enjoy. Skoy cloth was nice enough to send me some to try and some to share. All you have to do is enter on the form below. Good luck!





**Disclosure: I was not compensated for this review. I was given complimentary product to facilitate my review and giveaway. The review is my opinions only and may differ from your own.**

Goody Good Stuff Review/Giveaway

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Goody Good Stuff is a company that makes delicious gummy candies. Their candy is unique and not like other gummy candy out there. It does not contain any artificial colors or flavors. It is meat free, fat free, alcohol free, dairy free, gluten free, egg free, nut free, soy free, wheat free, and gelatine free! This makes the candy healthier and it has no allergens so that kids can enjoy it. 
There are 8 flavor in their range of candy. They are: strawberry cream, cheery cherries, tropical fruit, koala gummy bears, cola breeze, summer peaches, sour mix&match, and sour fruit salad. My favorites were the strawberry cream, the sour mix&match, and the summer peaches. 

I really enjoyed trying these gummy candies and decided to save the tropical fruit ones to giveaway to a lucky reader! All you have to do is enter on the form below. Good luck!





**Disclosure: I was not compensated for this review. I was given complimentary samples to facilitate the review. The review is my opinion only and yours may differ.**

Brads Raw Chips Review

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I am loving getting to try healthy food. I recently got to try Brad's Raw foods kale and sweet potato chips. I was sent the leafy raw kale in the Pina kale-ada flavor. 



This is a product that I will go find to buy more of. It was delicious and I forgot that I was even eating kale. As you can see I forgot to take a picture before I ate almost all of it. It was gone the day after I got it. I am still eating the raw sweet potato chips. Christine and I share a few when I get a sweets craving. They are really good too. 


Brad's raw foods are organic, gluten free, non GMO, kosher, not baked or fried and they are vegan. They are a great healthy snack to keep yourself in shape. If you would like to order or for more information please visit Brad's Raw Foods.


**Disclosure: I was not compensated for this review. I was given complimentary samples to facilitate the review but this did not change my opinion of the product in any way. These are my opinions only.**



My Baby is one today!

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My baby girl is 1 today!! I can not believe how fast a year has gone by. It really feels like yesterday that I was in the hospital having her. There is another exciting thing about this post, it is my 200th post! I was not sure my blog would make it where it is today. I am so happy and never thought my life would be where it is either. 

Christine is now a walker! She is all over the place and we finally had to baby proof the apartment. She is still a nursing baby but eats solids. She eats just like we do. This was my motivation to eat healthier. She now says mama and daddy. She really likes to listen to music and dance. She is a very smart little girl and she gets smarter every day. We are still cosleeping and I will admit that it sucks. I am not able to move around like I want because she likes to nurse a lot at night. I have tried to get her to sleep in her crib but nothing works. She will go to the doctor on Friday and her her shots. I am looking forward to seeing how much bigger she has gotten. I am happy to have such a happy healthy little girl.

Happy first birthday my baby girl Christine!!