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2012 Pumpkin Carving Party

2012 Pumpkin Carving Party

We love seeing all of the awesome pumpkins that our readers submitted via our FB page. Thank you to everyone that submitted your pumpkins. Check them out! Tell us in the comments which one is your favorite. Can’t wait until next year! Happy Halloween!

Real DIY: Pumpkin + Mum = Mumkin!

Real DIY: Pumpkin + Mum = Mumkin!

I first heard about a mum in a pumpkin or, as I like to call it, a “mumkin” from my friend at work. It sounded like such an easy decoration, I had to give it a try. Turns out, it’s just as easy as it sounds! Things you need: Mums Pumpkin (big enough to fit [...]

Shandi’s Co-ed Baby Shower BBQ

Shandi’s Co-ed Baby Shower BBQ

I love this baby shower barbecue! This mama, Shandi, put a ton of effort into the planning — and you can tell! I loved the colors and I loved that everyone was having a great time (even the boys). My favorite elements are these AWESOME diaper cakes. What inspired the theme of your baby shower? [...]

Packing with Kids: Vacation Without the Kids

Packing with Kids: Vacation Without the Kids

Going on a vacation but not taking the kiddos? Now, not only do you have to worry about packing for yourself for a vacation but you also need to pack for your child’s staycation with the babysitter. I’ve packed Alexis up to stay with grandma from just a weekend once or twice to a 14-day-stay [...]

Alexis’ Birth Story

Alexis’ Birth Story

Alexis’ Birth Story Mama: Christy A. Stats: 7 lbs., 8 oz. Type of Birth: Cesarean Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician Wednesday, November 24 was supposed to be just another day; my husband and I had planned on running some errands, cleaning up the house and that afternoon having a sonogram. I thought the sonogram was that [...]

Lilah’s Ice Cream Shoppe Party

Lilah’s Ice Cream Shoppe Party

You have to check out what this mama did for her daughter’s first birthday! Miriam planned an amazing Ice Cream Shoppe birthday party for her youngest daughter Lilah. It is such a timeless theme, and I love the colors and all of the details that went into the planning of this party. Lilah is a [...]

My Pal Violet and Scout

My Pal Violet and Scout

My Pal Violet is a stuffed puppy made by LeapFrog that allows you to personalize music, songs and games. Each paw does a different thing when you squeeze it. You can personalize it by hooking it up to your computer and choosing songs as well as your child’s favorite food, favorite color, favorite animal and [...]

DIY Air Freshener

DIY Air Freshener

DIY air freshener? Something comparable to Febreze? Something that could save me about $5.44 for a 32 oz bottle that would normally cost me around $5.59? When I found this, I had to give it a try! I found the recipe on Fake it Frugal and I am so glad I did. What you need: 32 oz bottle [...]

Angelcare Monitor

Angelcare Monitor

I love, love, LOVE our Angelcare baby monitor! This monitor has allowed me many peaceful nights. I don’t have to stare at a monitor screen or creep into Alexis’ room late at night to make sure she is okay and breathing. I can just know that she is breathing. We started using the monitor the [...]

Ask The Mamas: Second Baby Shower

Ask The Mamas: Second Baby Shower

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, toddlers, or parenting. Make sure to check back each Tuesday to see their responses! Do you have a question you’d like to ask the mamas? If so, send us an email with your question to askthemamas@mamasaywhat.com.   MSW reader [...]

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