Frankly My Dear

April Fools Jokes 2014

April 1, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

I have to say that this year was a pretty epic year for cloth diaper related April Fools jokes!  Here are just a few of our favorites: // Post by Kelly's Closet. // Post by Jennifer Labit. // Post by Best Bottom Diapers. // Post by Eco Nuts™.   //... Read More

Cloth Reviews Grand Opening Giveaway Event: Day 1

March 31, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

Ready to win some cloth diapers?? Together with 20+ bloggers and 10 cloth diaper retailers, we are hosting 5 days of cloth diaper giveaways to celebrate the launch of a brand new website,! Finally there is a website devoted to consumer reviews on cloth diapers!... Read More

Would you like to win $700 worth of cloth diapers and accessories?

March 31, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

Something NEW and EXCITING has hit the cloth diaper community, and we are celebrating with a huge cloth diaper giveaway!, the ultimate source of consumer reviews for cloth diapers, has just made its debut. To kick start the launch of this awesome new resource... Read More


Surviving Spring Break While Working From Home

March 30, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

As a mom who works from home, holidays and vacations can be challenging.  My husband and I snuck away a few weeks back for a 5 day cruise for our anniversary, so we couldn't afford taking any more time off of work for Spring Break this past week.  This left me with 2 kids home... Read More

Pinellas County Great cloth Diaper Change Event

Great Cloth Diaper Change Pinellas County, Florida and Beyond!

March 25, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

Are you a mom in the Tampa Bay or Pinellas County area???? Join us Saturday, April 26th for the 4th Annual (our first event as a co-host) Great Cloth Diaper Change in Largo, FL.  I have co-hosted with Molly's Suds and Dirty Diaper Laundry locally to host an event as Kelly's... Read More

Love Bulk Foods

April is Love Bulk Foods Month

March 19, 2014 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

  April is known as Earth Month in my circles and there is a lot of fun stuff coming next month but I have to tell you about the Bulk is Green Council (BIG) and Love Bulk Foods.  About a month ago I received an amazing package from BIG and their sponsors full of... Read More

AirHeads Spring Break

Win an Unlimited Jump Spring Break Pass from AirHeads Trampoline Arena Largo, FL

March 17, 2014 by Calley Pate, 3 Comments

Local friends and families, how would you like to win an Unlimited Jumping Spring Break Pass to AirHeads Trampoline Arena (Largo, FL) for NEXT WEEK when Pinellas County is out of school?  Keep reading to find out how to enter!! Have you been to AirHeads yet?  We've been... Read More

Disney Salt Dough Necklaces #disneyside

DIY Disney Salt Dough Necklaces #disneyside

February 25, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

Earlier in the week I shared a recipe from our Disney Side @Home Celebration, today I'm sharing with you one of the craft projects we did during our party.  Before the party I made up a batch of salt dough necklaces for the guests to paint.  I used the Disney cookie cutters... Read More

Little Passports Subscription Package

Goodbye Winter Olympics, Little Passports Will Carry the Torch

February 24, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

As we bid farewell to the Winter Olympics in Sochi, it's a good time to continue the history lesson with our kids.  My oldest (almost 11 yrs old) is pretty aware of the World and our own country but my 5 year old is just starting to figure out the US.  We do quite a bit of... Read More