Tampa Bay Moms Blog Contributor

The NEW Tampa Bay Moms Blog

May 14, 2013 by Calley Pate, 2 Comments

There's a new local blog in the Bay and I'm one of the lucky contributors! I first heard of the City Mom Blogs from my friend Jenny (conscientiousconfusion) and role with the Dallas Moms Blog.  While we were having lunch on a recent trip to Dallas I found out that they... Read More

The Green List @TheEcoChic #books

The Weekly Green List #2 – Books, What I’m Reading Now

May 12, 2013 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

In this weeks Green List I'm sharing some of the books that I'm reading now.  I have a pretty eclectic bookshelf with topics ranging from DIY, fitness with kids, and a few new cookbooks.  What are you reading right now? DIY Books: Sewing the Seasons: 23 Projects... Read More

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day

May 11, 2013 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

I wanted to wish you all a very blessed Mother's Day!  I pray that you are able to spend the day with your mom, your children, and any other special person in your life.  For me I'm blessed to have spent Saturday with my own mom - and eat all of her potato salad that she made... Read More

#worldadventure @TheEcoChic @ISeeMe_Maia

RSVP for #WorldAdventure Twitter Party with @ISeeMe_Maia

May 9, 2013 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

  Don't forget to RSVP for Tuesday nights Twitter AND Pinterest party with I See Me! We all know what a Twitter Party is but what is a Twitter AND Pinterest Party?  During the party we'll be chatting on Twitter about the I See Me! personalized children's books... Read More

Epic Team ENERGY STAR

7 Things YOU Can Do to Help Save Energy

May 6, 2013 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

With summer approaching quickly it's time to start thinking about hurricane season again in Florida; except Florida isn't the only place where hurricanes can strike.  Our biggest fear when moving to Tampa was fear of hurricanes and having to run from them each year.  What we... Read More

The Weekly Green List @TheEcoChic #clothdiapers

The Weekly Green List #1 – Cloth Diapers

May 5, 2013 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

What is the Weekly Green List?  This is a new feature on that will appear each week with some of my favorite new (or new to me) finds.  These products and companies all have to be eco-friendly or help you live a more natural lifestyle.  To start out the Weekly Green List,... Read More

Top 25 Eco-Friendly Moms

May 5, 2013 by Calley Pate, 2 Comments

Each year Circle of Moms allows readers to vote on their Top 25 Eco-Friendly Moms.  I was so blessed to be one of the Top 25 last year and hope that you'll all vote for me again this year. To vote visit: Circle of Moms Top 25 Eco-Friendly Moms You can vote once a day until... Read More

Polka Dance Print by Thirsties

Introducing POLKA DANCE: A new print by Thirsties

May 3, 2013 by Calley Pate, 369 Comments

Isn't it the cutest thing you've ever seen?  I know that you will all fall in love with the newest print by Thirsties; Polka Dance!  It's available in the Duo line of diapers; AIO, Wrap, and Diaper - both in aplix and snap.  Thirsties just release this print today and you... Read More

ecocentric mom subscription boxes

EcoCentric Mom Subscription Boxes

May 1, 2013 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

Do you like to try new products?  Do you love getting packages in the mail?  Are you a mom?  A mom-to-be? Or have a baby in the house?  Then you absolutely must learn more about Ecocentric mom subscription boxes! Subscription boxes are the BIG thing right now.  You sign... Read More

Upcycled DSLR Camera Strap Cover

Upcycled Camera Strap Cover Tutorial featured on FaveCrafts

April 26, 2013 by Calley Pate, 2 Comments

I got crafty last week in preparation for Earth Day and created an upcycled camera strap cover from one of my husbands old shirts.  To see the entire project with directions head on over to the FaveCrafts blog where I am a guest blogger today; Upcycled Camera Strap Cover Tutorial. To... Read More