Friday, August 11, 2017

Baby Shower Themed Gift Ideas

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With my Baby Shower right around the corner (This Saturday!) Baby shower gifts have been on my mind. And I'm not talking gifts for myself. I've gotten so many ideas on what I'd love to gift my friends whenever it's their turn to have a baby.

What I normally do is check out their registries and tie in pieces I think would look cute with their registry picks! I try to make "themes" out of the gifts I choose.

For my friends Baby shower a few months ago, I chose a "bath theme" where I purchased the bathtub she wanted on her registry,  and paired it with items like rubber duckies, washcloths, a hooded towel, and some Baby Shampoo, Body Wash and Lotions and a Book related to bath time.

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Bathtub | Bath Rinser | Rubber Duckies | Washcloths | Hooded Towel | Baby Wash Set |

Some other great ideas for themed gifts would be:

Laundry Themed- You can get some clothespins and string and hang the onesies and socks on the string and put them in the laundry basket. So as they pull them out they will be attached on the string by the clothespins. 
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Laundry Baskets | Laundry DetergentOnesies | Socks

Fill a Diaper Bag- Get a diaper bag and fill it with baby bottles,  Baby Wipes (even a cute wipe case) , Some plain onesies just in case an accident happens when on the go and you need a quick change, Snacks.

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Diaper BagBaby Bottles | Baby Wipes | Wipe Case Plain Onesies

Sun Theme- Perfect for a Summer Baby, or a family who travels often. Keep baby protected with sunscreen, sunglasses and hat, and complete the set with some fun items like a fun towel,  beach toys and a beach chair.
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Baby sunscreen| beach towel | baby beach chair | splash mat |sunglasses | hat.

Some other ideas:

Sleepy Theme-Humidifier, Nightlight, Calming Essential Oils, Snuggly Stuffed animals, and Calming Sounds.

Bed Theme- Similar to the Sleepy Theme, but some alternatives like you could get some bed sheets,  A cute lamp, and a musical mobile.

Safety Theme- First Aid Baby kit,  Owlet baby monitor, Baby video or sound monitors,

Have you ever gifted someone a "themed" baby shower gift? I'd love to hear what you did!
Do you have any other ideas for themes?

Monday, August 7, 2017

Lace Details

Hoping everyone had a great weekend! I feel like time is flying by, and the weeks are getting shorter and I am starting to run out of time getting everything ready for baby.  One thing I know for sure though, is that I have found the best maternity clothing line to be comfortable along the way.

I know I have mentioned before, but I can honestly say I love PinkBlush and all of their clothing! I just can't get enough! I have yet to find something I wasn't happy with.

These shorts are one of my main go-to's this Summer. They are cute and comfy and remind me of my old Hollister shorts I used to fit in. (But much more affordable!) They have the comfortable elastic waistband that stretches as I grow. I love that these shorts can be paired with any top for a cute look. I kept it basic and casual with a regular V neck T-shirt. I really love the lace details. It sets them apart from just the ordinary basic jean shorts.

I really love the subtle lace details and the fringed edges. These shorts are my favorite shorts that's for sure! Comfy, stylish and cute all in one! I'll be sharing some more of my favorite maternity dresses soon! Stay tuned!

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

How To Make Some Extra Cash and Score Free Products

Did you know you an score FREE products and make commissions just by blogging or shopping? There are many ways to do this! I'm going to share the ones I love the most and have used myself.

ShareASale: The site is easy to use and you can sign up to be an affiliate for merchants like Lulus, Groop Dealz, Jane, Modcloth, Zulily, TinyPrints, Gymboree, Wayfair, and so much more! Those are just a few I shop at myself and love. It's super easy to signup. Once you get approved you can "join" to be an affiliate at shops that relate to your blog. I usually choose clothing shops that I can relate to. (Since I already shop there!) The shops also post when they have great sales and coupons so you can help your readers find a great deal!
Seriously check it out. You don't have anything to lose!

Ebates: I'm sure you've heard about ebates before, but if you haven't, did you know you can make $ just by shopping at your favorites stores? You're already doing the shopping, you might as well make some money back while doing so! Plus if you sign up now using my link, you get $10 free to use! Shop at Macy's, Walmart, Nordstrom, Kohls, JCPennys, Dicks Sporting Goods and more! You don't need to do your shopping online, as it automatically links to your credit card. So in store purchases still get you some extra $ for the Holidays.

Amazon Site Stripes:  If you use Amazon as much as I do, this is perfect for you! You can promote products that you already buy and use the affiliate link on your blog or social media to promote your favorite products that you already buy!

PinchMe: Get Free Samples By Mail. This one is great if you want to try out free samples of products. You have to be ready on the day they announce them because they do go fast!  But it's great because when you do grab em, they will mail them to you and you can test them out. They also send special offers and coupons so you can use for your favorite products. I've gotten free shampoo, dog food, lotion, Z-Quil and more! All you have to do to continue receiving products is test them out, and write a review on them.

Do you use any sites that you earn money from? I'd love to hear what sites you've used or heard of in the comments!