PINCHme Box September Review: Free Samples for All!

PINCHme Review | The Blossoming Bump

So, it’s my favorite time of the month again. That’s right, it’s PINCHme time y’all! Guys, if you haven’t checked out this truly awesome free sample service yet then you’re missing out. And you need to haul your tired mama butts over to their site and get signed up. Like yesterday. Every month the mailman drops off a box of sheer joy … Read More

Fresh Wave Odor Eliminator: An Honest Mom’s Review!

Fresh Wave Review | The Blossoming Bump

So our couch gave up the ghost the other day. This might not sound like a big deal to many, but only a few days into having baby number two and with limited financial resources due to hospital bills and paternity leave (see reason above for that), we were hard pressed to go sofa shopping in the footloose and fancy … Read More

Tate’s School, Knoxville TN: Make Way for the Middle Schoolers!

Tate' School Middle School | The Blossoming Bump

A while back I paid a little bloggy homage to an awesome local learning facility, right here in good ol’ K-Town. That place was Tate’s School, Knoxville TN and the experience I had touring this preschool and elementary school was just remarkable. I raved in my review about not just the facility itself (both beautiful and embedded firmly in nature and … Read More

The Britax Boulevard Convertible Car Seat: An Honest Mom’s Review!

Britax Boulevard Convertible Car Seat Review | The Blossoming Bump

As you have probably guessed by now, our little ‘man clan’ family recently went wild and purchased a Britax Boulevard Convertible Car Seat for our son. You see, the time finally came. Thing One is enough of a tall fry now that the hubster and I were, ahem, forced to delve into product research (and our skinny wallets) to purchase a new … Read More

Leapfrog My Pal Scout: A REAL Mom Review

Leapfrog My Pal Scout: A REAL Mom Review | The Blossoming Bump

Sometimes in life, magical things just happen. For instance, once in a great while I’ll open up our mailbox to discover that the kind folks at Kohl’s have sent me $10 Kohl’s Cash gift card, to use as my giddy heart desires. While I know that the marketing intention behind this gift is to get you to come and spend a little … Read More

Honest Snuza Go Review: By A Real (Worry Wart) Mom

Honest Snuza Go Review: By A Real Worry Wart Mom | The Blossoming Bump

Anybody who knows me in pretty much any capacity (yes, even you checkout girl at my local bookstore – I’m sorry I spilled my new mom guts to you while you blinked at me and signaled to your colleagues for backup – dang hormones) knows that I struggled deeply with postpartum anxiety after my first child (read more about my experience here). This … Read More

Lilla Rose Flexi Clip Giveaway: Winner Announced!

Congratulations DaLynn McCoy! You are the winner of the Lilla Rose Flexi Clip Review and Giveaway! Keep an eye out in your inbox DaLynn – you’ll be hearing from Miss Melody of Lilla Rose real soon to arrange your free Flexi Clip – I hope you love yours as much as I love mine! Wahoo!  Website: Facebook:

Lilla Rose Flexi Clip: Review & Giveaway!

So, picture this if you will; long, longingly coveted blonde hair that’s finally reached the perfect ‘beach wave’ length that you’ve been hoping to experiment with for a year or two now (which is extra important to you, because of that one time when you naively cut it all off in a fit of boredom and immediately regretted it). Now … Read More