Thirsties Winner Announced!

January 1, 2014 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

  The winner of the Thirsties new one-size diaper (set of 2) is Lacey J.  Watch your email for additional information.  Congrats!!   If you didn't win this giveaway you can always find the Thirsties one-size diaper at Kelly's Closet! Read More

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Best of 2013 – The Eco Chic Edition

December 31, 2013 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

It's been a pretty crazy year for our family but it's been great!  I wouldn't have changed a thing.  I'm glad that you've joined us as we continue our parenting journey...on the green side when possible! I wanted to share with you some of my favorite posts from 2013 along... Read More


Radio City Christmas Spectacular through the eyes of a 4 year old

December 22, 2013 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

Last week I had a very special mommy/daughter date to see the Rockette's perform in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular at the Straz Center in Tampa courtesy of GoGo Squeeze.  We had a full afternoon and evening filled with fun. I picked her up early from school and headed... Read More

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Introducing the NEW One-Size Diaper from Thirsties (and giveaway)

December 17, 2013 by Calley Pate, 226 Comments

  Pssst.....You'll want to read all the way to the bottom of this post for a chance to win 2 NEW One-Size Diapers by Thirsties. You may have guessed by now but I truly love the Thirsties brand.  There isn't anything about this company and their products that I don't... Read More

Co Sleeping With Older Kids

December 15, 2013 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

I'm not sure how it happened but in the next few weeks/months I'll have an 11 year old and a 5 year old!  My kids aren't babies anymore.  I've been calling the youngest on our "Tot" or "Toddler" for 2-3 years now and I think it's time I call her a preschooler (insert crying... Read More


Sea World Orlando Christmas Celebration #seaworldchristmas

December 5, 2013 by Calley Pate, 4 Comments

If you are in Florida and are looking for a special holiday event for your family you should really visit the Sea World Orlando, Christmas Celebration.  The weekend before Thanksgiving we decided to get into the holiday spirit a little early and see what wintery wonderland awaited... Read More

EcoCentric Mom Box Cyber Monday Coupon Code

Cyber Monday EcoCentric Mom Coupon

December 2, 2013 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

 Disclosure: Affiliate links may be present in this post.  The November Mom Box arrived just in time to cheer me up for Thanksgiving!  The contents as always are awesome and give me a variety of fun new eco-friendly items to try out.  If you'd like to subscribe you can... Read More


Cloth Diapering in Special Circumstances #schoolofcloth

November 27, 2013 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

Welcome back to the School of Cloth.  This is a month long educational event sponsored by the Real Diaper Association, cloth diaper businesses, cloth diapering bloggers, and the entire cloth diaper community to help raise awareness about cloth diaper.  We’re glad you found... Read More

frozen cranberry dessert recipe

Frozen Cranberry Dessert Recipe (with Stonyfield Yogurt Substitution)

November 25, 2013 by Calley Pate, 2 Comments

As we prepare for Thanksgiving later this week I'm looking forward to one of my favorite holiday dishes; my Grandmother's frozen cranberry dessert.  This year I decided to swap out the sour cream with some healthier Stonyfield Greek yogurt. Did you know that you can substitute... Read More


On the Road with The Rockettes’ – A Radio City Christmas Spectacular #gogoplayfully

November 21, 2013 by Calley Pate, 3 Comments

I want to first send a very special thank you to GoGo squeeZ for inviting me to experience the Radio City Christmas Spectacular on tour in Tampa, December 12-29th. One of the joys of having a daughter is that I get to experience some "girly" things like this with her that... Read More