Senior trainer Abby with Winter and Hope

Winter Has Hope #DolphinTale2

August 21, 2014 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

Did you know that Dolphin Tale 2 the movie is coming out September 12th?  I had the honor to be invited to a press junket this weekend in Tampa.  I'm still waiting for someone to wake me up and tell me it was all a dream. We started the weekend with a family trip to... Read More

Type-A Parent Conference Atlanta 2014

August 19, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

As a blogger, one of the most exhilarating and inspiring things to do is attend a blogging conference.  Over the past 5 years I've been to several including a few BlogHers, Blissdom, Mom 2.0, and Type-A.  Each one is different but I always take away something special from these... Read More

Best Summer Ever!

August 17, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

We started this summer with a plan, I even made an official Summer Bucket List with a few things each of us wanted to do this summer.  I was looking back over my Instagram account this afternoon with my youngest and I'm so excited about how much fun we had this summer.  I'm... Read More

DIY Liquid Laundry Detergent Recipe

Angelic DIY Liquid Laundry Detergent

August 16, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

I've always wanted to try to make my own laundry detergent but I really wanted something simple.  I had read that you can use the Earth Mama Angel Baby Shampoo & Body Wash by itself as a laundry detergent, but I really wanted something with a little more....ooomph! After... Read More

New FuzziBunz Diapers

New! FuzziBunz One-Size Small & One-Size Large Pocket Diapers {Review}

August 15, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

What's old is new again!  FuzziBunz is back and better than ever!! Before I introduce you to their new one-size diapers, I thought it would be a good time to meet the new designer behind FuzziBunz's new look; Roy Couvillion.  When the new owners, CRG llc, purchased the intellectual... Read More

CoSchedule Editorial Calendar for Bloggers

CoSchedule Editorial Calendar for Bloggers

August 12, 2014 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

I don't normally share my blogging secrets on my blog, but I have to tell you about CoSchedule Editorial Calendar for bloggers.  I have never been a very scheduled blogger and typically just schedule and share things as they are relevant.  I know that most successful bloggers... Read More


Ditch the Baggies – 10 Uses for Zippered Snack Bags (Reusable of course)

August 12, 2014 by Calley Pate, 17 Comments

This post is sponsored by Maxwell Designs.  Keep reading to find out how to enter to win your own reusable zippered snack bag like the one shown here!  Have you ditched disposable snack and sandwich bags from your life yet? What are you waiting for?  Disposables are... Read More


Fluffin’ Awesome Baby Shower Roundup

August 9, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

Thank you so much for joining us this week (or for finding us at a later date) for a fun filled week of Fluffin' Awesome Baby Shower decor, gifts and games!  The six of us have spent over 3 months planning this event and I'm just amazed at all the adorable center pieces,... Read More

Top Eco-Friendly Baby Shower Gifts

Top Baby Shower Gift Ideas for Eco-Friendly Parents

August 8, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

As we wind down the Fluffin' Awesome Baby Shower event I wanted to take a minute and share with you some of my favorite eco-friendly baby shower gift ideas from our sponsors.  Flip through the slideshow below; each one is clickable and will take you to a store where you... Read More

First Look – Dolphin Tale 2 Gavin DeGraw Featurette

August 8, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

The team behind Dolphin Tale 2 (coming to theaters September 12th) have just released a brand new video featuring the theme song from the movie and some never before seen scenes.  I actually got a sneak peek at the video on Wednesday but was sworn to secrecy!  I haven't been... Read More