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Real Review and Giveaway: Apple Cheeks Diapers

Aug 15, 2012

Many of my friends thought I was totally crazy when I told them I was doing cloth diapers. They saw it as an inconvenience and waste of money, but I saw it another way. I saw that I was saving our world by not adding 8-12 diapers per day to the landfill. I also didn’t like the idea of a disposable diaper sitting against my baby’s skin. Finally, the...

Real Review: Quinny Buzz

Jun 27, 2012

I knew right away when looking at strollers that I wanted something that was not traditional.I find the traditional strollers cumbersome, awkward and not ideal for taking on/off road. I wanted something compact, easy to use, stylish and that could handle different types of terrain. I also needed a stroller that would work for taller people — my husband is...

Real Review: Maxi Cosi Mico

Jun 2, 2012

When I was pregnant, I was overwhelmed with all the baby gear options to choose from in regards to strollers, car seats, cribs and bouncy chairs. I knew that James’ safety needed to be number one with everything. I am so glad we chose the Maxi Cosi Mico infant car seat because it kept him safe, comfortable and was easy for mom and dad to use. You also...