dapple Pure N’ Clean Dish Liquid

dapple’s parent-favorite, the Pure N’ Clean Dish Liquid – known for its award winning green cleaning ingredients to safely eliminate milk residue and odor in bottles has launched  in three new scents!  Inspired by baby’s first fruits, dapple’s new Mango & Melon, Apricot, and Apple & Pear Dish Liquids are here just in time for Spring Cleaning with the same green cleaning power to combat baby’s unique messes. I absolutely love using this dish soap on my children’s cups and dishes I know its a safer and gentler option that still gets their dishes clean and it smells amazing.
The low-sudsing dish liquids make rinsing a breeze, while it’s formula is powered by plants and free of phthalates, parabens, SLS, SLES, and formaldehyde to safely clean baby bottles, sippy cups, pacifiers, breast pump parts, and even grown-up dishes. The new fruit scents bring a sweet smell to parent’s cleaning routine.

Buy It: You can purchase dapple Pure N Clean dish soap on Diapers.com

Disclaimer: I received a bottle of dapple pure n clean dish soap. All opinions are my own.


Ice and Oil- Fun Preschool Science

For this project you will need the following:
Ice cube tray
oil (any oil…I used vegetable oil, baby oil would work well too)
Food coloring or liquid water colors
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Last year I did a project with the kids called color explosion using food coloring oil and water. I thought it would be fun to revisit it changing it just a little bit. The outcome was fantastic!

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This project was a lot of fun it was very cool to see how the ice melted down and to watch the droplets of color at the bottom of the jar.
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Mikey loved perdicting which color would melt next
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We talked about why the ice water would melt and fall down and about the density of water and oil. We also talked about the density of the lamp oil which unlike the water melted up instead of down. The lamp oil part of this project was kind of complicated. I would advise against it. We loved this project and will be doing it again just without the lamp oil.
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The beautiful colors were mesmerizing it was really a very pretty project as well as being educational
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This was a lot of fun and we will definitely be doing this project again. It was fun, easy, and pretty cheap. Plus we already everything we needed at home.
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I love kitchen Science!
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Have you tried a project like this? I would love to hear about it leave a comment telling me what you did and how it went.

SNAPI- Review

The SNAPI server has quickly become one of my favorite kitchen gadgets. What I love most about this fantastic server is that you can get a perfect serving sized portion using the SNAPI in one quick motion using only one hand. I was truly excited to try out our SNAPI immediately I saw how it would be perfect for using on a salad, but rice, grains, small things would they really hold in the SNAPI and make it to my plate? Yep, they sure do and I get a perfect portion size every time. You can also use the SNAPI on corn, pasta, and really anything else you can think of. Another super duper terrific thing about the SNAPI is that it is so easy to clean. One of my worries was that the food would get caught in the spring area, but the SNAPI has a guard like solid piece built in front of and around the spring so the food cannot make its way back there making the SNAPI super easy to clean. We are definitely fans the SNAPI is a fantastic kitchen utensil!

SNAPI allows you to grab a full serving in one bite, using a single hand.

Made in the U.S. of dishwasher safe polymers with a bonded rubber grip surface. (BPA free)

Snapi has a built in lock for storage.

Perfect for buffets, salad bars, pasta bars, caterers, home use, etc.

The versatility of the Snapi Server is fantastic!

Buy It: Visit the Snapi site to find places to purchase Snapi serving utensils.

This was not a paid post my honest opinions were used. The opinions are solely my own and may vary from others. Thank you to The Hosting Company who supplied the products for the review

Foodiacs- Back to the Roots- Review and Giveaway

Gourmet. Sustainability. Education. Local. These concepts embody the essence of Back to the Roots and the Foodiacs community. Not to mention, Nikhil and Alejandro are just plain awesome guys. They’ve created the Grow-Your-Own Mushroom Garden Kit, allowing anyone to grow their own gourmet mushrooms at home and produce local, fresh food from recycled coffee grounds. In just 10 to 14 days—with very simple care and maintenance—this kit produces up to 1.5 pounds of gourmet pearl oyster mushrooms. It’s really pretty cool, and once you hear the story behind the company, you’ll love them even more. Back to the Roots has helped families grow over 250,000 lbs. of fresh food at home in 2011 and sustained 10 urban school & community gardens by donating their premium soil amendment.

To expand on the amazing work that Back to the Roots has done, our exclusive Foodiacs offering allows our members to purchase two Grow-Your-Own Mushroom Garden Kits and receive a third kit for free to be donated to a school of your choice. When you purchase this offer, you’ll receive a total of three kits along with a classroom curriculum. Donate one, two, or all three! We want to help kids all over the country, and especially the ones in your life, have an incredible hands-on experience learning about growing their own food and about innovative ways to reduce and reuse waste. We’re pretty sure this is the best thing ever to come out of a fraternity kitchen!

Buy It: You can purchase gourmet foods on the Foodiacs site.

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Hoohobbers- Review and Giveaway

We love cooking and messy projects in our house. So aprons are a must! Kaia has a favorite apron and so do I our matching aprons from Hoohobbers. These aprons are so beautiful and durable. We have used them and washed them with no staining fading or anything else. We had ours personalized to say “Mommy” on mine and “Kaia” on hers. I love that option not only does it help her with name recognition, letters, and reading it helps us to keep track of our aprons even when we take them out to Mommy and me arts and crafts/ baking play dates. The Hoohobbers aprons would make fantastic Holiday gifts for children and adults and as a set for a Mother and Daughter it would be phenomenal! I am just in love with our set we have been using them almost daily in our various cooking, cleaning, science, and art projects. No matter how messy the project the Hoohobbers aprons keep us clean. I also have to say the cute style with ruffle along the bottom and contrasting colors on our aprons is so gorgeous and chic. We are definitely always in style while wearing these aprons.

Hoohobbers offers:
Matching child and adult size aprons in over 40 design collections.

Childrens aprons that come in a matching adult size

Aprons that have a full pocket along the front

2 different size options:

child: 16″wide X 20H”

adult: 26″wide X 31H”

PERSONALIZATION! Apron’s embroidery is centered on the chest panel

Childrens aprons that are machine washable


We chose the matching Mommy and Me aprons in the ultimate classic, simple green French tuillery its dramatically contrasted against plain hot pink stripes.

Kaia loves this apron and so do I!

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