Thirsties NEW Hook & Loop @TheEcoChic

Introducing the Thirsties *New* Hook & Loop – Bigger IS Better! [Giveaway]

October 2, 2013 by Calley Pate, 296 Comments

Thirsties has just got even better than before with a new and improved hook & loop on all their diapers and diaper covers, proving that BIGGER is BETTER! I've always loved my Thirsties diapers, but I will admit that when my daughter was in cloth diapers the hook &... Read More

What? Me Blog?

September 26, 2013 by Calley Pate, 2 Comments

It seems like I haven't really spent much time on my own blog lately since I've been so super busy with work (Kelly's Closet) and writing for Tampa Bay Moms Blog.  Some days I forget that I actually have a blog of my own to keep up. Today I have decided to spend the weekend... Read More

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Ecocentric Mom & Baby Discovery Box

September 16, 2013 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

  Have I mentioned how much I love my monthly subscription box from ecocentric mom?  Each month I get a little box full of eco-friendly goodies for me (and sometimes a few to share with friends, family, and the kids).  For August I decided to try something different,... Read More

mini micro scooter

An Afternoon with the Mini Micro Scooter

September 15, 2013 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

It was such a beautiful day outside that I decided to turn off the television and move the kids outdoors.  We also decided to give our Mini micro scooter (by Kickboard USA) a test drive.  Lil' B is always wanting to keep up with her big brother but with a 6 year age gap between... Read More

What's in your diaper bag

Lassig: Best Diaper Bag for Cloth Diapers

August 29, 2013 by Calley Pate, 3 Comments

One of the most frequently asked questions I get from other cloth diapering mom's is, "What diaper bag do you use with your cloth diapers?"  Cloth diapers do take up a little more room in your bag compared to disposable diapers.  I remember with my first child, I would... Read More

Thirsties NEW Wet Bags & Pail Liners

Givewaway: New Thirsties Wet Bags & Pail Liners

August 28, 2013 by Calley Pate, 244 Comments

New from Thirsties!! Oh how exciting!!  Thirsties is taking their favorite prints and making them available in a brand new line of wet bags (prints and solids) and pail liners (solid colors only).  This is exactly what I need to feed my wet bag addiction.  Did I mention... Read More

Back to School with Bentos

Back to School with Bentos

August 20, 2013 by Calley Pate, 1 Comment

Bento: a single-portion takeout or home-packed meal common in Japanese cuisine.  Bento's can be arranged in "kyaraben" style (character bento) to look like popular anime or comic book characters or they can be "oekakiben" (picture bento) style to look like people, animals, flowers,... Read More


Review: ecocentric mom Subscription Box July

August 16, 2013 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

I've had this beautiful box of ecocentric mom goodies for a few weeks now and I keep forgetting to tell you how awesome it is!  It's so awesome that I have finished all the snacks (always the first to go). Yummies:  Larabar Alt Protein Bar.  This gluten free, diary free,... Read More

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Giveaway: Peepods Reusable Menstrual Pads

August 16, 2013 by Calley Pate, 123 Comments

In honor of my monthly menstrual cycle I'm giving away a sample package of reusable menstrual pads from Peepods!  Peepods is a fairly new brand of pads that are not only functional but beautiful as well.   The Peepods line is not just for your menstrual cycle... Read More

Birthday Party Etiquette @TBMomBlog

Be honest, what do you hate about kids birthday parties?

August 14, 2013 by Calley Pate, Leave a comment

I'm going to publicly admit that I hate goodie bags!  Want to find out why?  Read my article, Birthday Party Etiquette, on the Tampa Bay Mom's Blog today and PLEASE let's just stop with the goodie bags! Read More