• BellyButton Mama Organiser
    Parenting,  Product Reviews

    BabyButton Mama Organiser

    * This is a sponsored post.  I received a product to trial and review.  All words, opinions etc are my own. *

    Are you an organised mamma?  Do you make it out the door without getting shouty and sweary and mightily flustered? I don’t.  I am forever doing several laps of the house gathering children, nappies, clothes, wipes, children, bags, shoes, children – why don’t they just stay in the one spot when I am trying to get out the door??!!

    I am certainly not a mum that upon returning to the house, refills the nappy bag with all the essentials.  I use a different bag quite often.  Sometimes my handbag, sometimes an actual nappy bag.  Sometimes a tote.  Just depends on where we’re going, for how long and if I have one or two kids with me.  So I can often be found dumping things out of one bag and into another.  Adding to the frustration.  

    BellyButton Mama Organiser

    But then, I came across the opportunity to review this fabulous item!  The BabyButton Mama Organiser.  It has been really useful.  I spend a lot less time racing about, because I’m able to keep a few nappies, wipes, a pair of knickers for Ms 3 and even a wet bag in it, and it just goes  with me, which ever bag I use.  It fits disposable or cloth, which is great, because I mainly use cloth.  And because I can pop it in the handbag, I usually pull it out when we get home, and that makes me check what is left in there and fill it back up (well, usually).  

    BabyButton Mama Organiser

    It has a handy loop to hold on to, and even has pockets that could fit some cards, pens, a phone etc.  The external fabric is easy to wipe clean and I think the whole thing could be easily put in the wash on a gentle cycle (I haven’t tried that yet though!).  And it’s only $24.95.

    BabyButton Mama Organiser

    This great little product is by BabyButton – a Melbourne based company started by Janelle, a mum who decided to do something about all those things that as mums, we can feel unprepared for – breastfeeding in public anyone?  Disorganised nappy bags?!  She has a great range of things, including breastfeeding covers, nappy wallets, bibs and blankets.  And if you think the Mama Organiser sounds like something you could use, I’ve got some good news for you!  The good people at BabyButton are letting me give away one Mama Organiser to a lucky reader!  Yay!  Just fill in the rafflecopter form below.  And if you can’t wait, or want to purchase some of the other lovely products, I also have a special 20% off code, just for my readers!  Just enter tmgiveaway at the checkout to receive 20% off your entire purchase.  How great is that?!

    So tell me, how do you keep organised?  How do you get out the door without losing it?

    Linking up with Mama Raj Says #reviewroundup!

    a Rafflecopter giveaway

     

  • Rubifresh Ultra Rich Moisturiser
    Just For Fun,  Product Reviews,  Self Care,  Uncategorized

    What’s your skin care regime?

    What’s your skin care regime? Do you have one?  Is it comprehensive and regular or sporadic, like when you actually get to have a shower and the shampoo accidentally runs down your face?  Hmmm, since having my second bub, I must say it has been more toward the latter.  However recently, probably due to said second bub not having slept through a night for most of his 20 months, I’ve thought perhaps I could do with a bit more effort in the skin care department.  

    Skin care regime

    And I don’t mean all the “look 10 years younger”, “get rid of your wrinkles”, women shouldn’t age shit.  I just mean, man my skin is red and/or itchy sometimes and often dry when it never used to be.  I don’t want to look 10 years younger, but I wouldn’t mind looking my age, and not 10 years older 🙂

    Rubifresh Ultra Rich Moisturiser

    Then I came across an opportunity to trial and review the Ultra Rich Anti-aging Moisturiser from Rubifresh.  Mmmmmm, it’s lovely.  It smells like a spa moisturiser.  Yep, awesome.  And it feels just lovely – I use it at night, and I wake up with soft skin, that doesn’t feel red and itchy.  Nice.  It’s smooth and creamy and feels lovely.  Frankly, it’s a little bit of luxury in the crazy toddler world I inhabit at the moment 🙂

    Rubifresh also do skincare workshops – in your home, the office or as a fundraising event.  Check out their page here.  They have lots of other products as well.  Another bonus, the Rubifresh products are 100% natural and organic, they use minimal packaging, as many recyclables as they can and are not tested on animals.  They’re also Australian made.  So it ticks a lot of boxes.  

    So tell me – what’s your skin care regime?  Any tips for a mum who barely remembers what a straight run of good sleep feels like, and needs to care for their skin?!  Leave your comments on this post!!!

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  • Jubly Umph Super Kitsch
    Just For Fun,  Product Reviews

    Super Kitsch – Jubly Umph

    *This is a sponsored post.*

    Do you love 1950’s and 1960’s kitsch?  Do you love supporting local designers and crafters?  If you do, the new Super Kitsch collection from Jubly Umph is just for you!  

    I have coveted pieces from Jubly Umph for a long time.  And then I saw her post on FB, wondering if any bloggers would be interested in reviewing her new line.  Uh, I’m a blogger and I would be tres interested!  So I emailed, fully expecting a polite, “we’ve met our reviewer quota”, you know, with bloggers who are actually cool and stuff.  To my super excitement, Tasha from Jubly Umph got back to me really quick, and sent some stuff asap.  Woo!

    Jubly Umph Super Kitsch

    Don’t you love the packaging?  I’m a sucker for cool packaging.  And when I opened it up – oh la la! Three awesome pieces, that I love!  The Tape Measure Bow Brooch is just fabulous – I love the size of it and anything sewing always gets under my skin!  

    Tape Measure Bow Brooch Jubly-Umph Rockabilly

    The Flamboyant Flamingo Pendant is just that – flamingo, cocktail umbrellas and pineapples.  What more could you want in a kitsch piece?  I have found myself wearing this piece all the time, and getting lots of comments on it.  

    flamboyant flamingo Jubly_Umph  Flamboyant Flamingo Pendant Jubly-Umph    

    The final is a super cute pair of Red Bow earring studs.  I don’t have a photo of these on yet, but check out the Jubly-Umph page for photos and details.  

    I really love these pieces, and I have purchased products from Jubly-Umph for my sister before.  I will definitely buy again – the quality and the pricing is fabulous.  Go check them out!

    * I received these pieces from Jubly-Umph in order to review them.  The opinions written here are mine and mine alone.  If I didn’t like the pieces, I wouldn’t have written about them. *