Jamberry Nail Wrap Giveaway

Jamberry Sweepstakes

Sponsored by: Jessica Johnson, independent representative for Jamberry Nails. The story of Jamberry Nails begins with three sisters who possess distinct personal tastes, but share a love for style. After an expensive afternoon together at the nail salon, Lyndsey, Christy and Keri vowed to find a simpler, more cost effective way to keep their hands looking polished, while still spending time together. After lots of trial and error, the proprietary nail wraps of Jamberry Nails launched in late 2010. The DIY, at-home {Read More}

Jamberry Nail Wrap Experience

Jamberry Art

If you have been a fan of www.momtobedby8.com for a while, then you have seen us feature numerous small businesses and even more so show support for women owned companies. That belief that even the smallest idea can take flight and grow into something short of a miracle is still very strong. So when Jessica Johnson, independent representative for Jamberry Nails, reached to me about doing a review, I was happy to do so. More about Jamberry Nails The story {Read More}

Five Ingredients For A Beauty Salad

Five Ingredients For A Beauty Salad

The news goes wild with food fads.  Eating to feed your beauty interests is so much easier than following some strange juice diet and hoping for clear skin from it.  When you’re experimenting with foods that help with your complexion, a salad is the perfect vehicle for it.  There are dozens of superfoods for your skin and hair that you can put right on top of your favorite salad to sneak them into your diet. Soy How To Get It {Read More}

Easy Americana Nail Art For Beginners

Easy Americana Nail Art

I’ve been very into doing a single nail nice and artsy while leaving the others plain lately.  It’s like my way of saying, “Look!  I snuck away from the kids for a while and put in effort!” without giving them enough time alone to destroy anything.  Get into something maybe, but no full-on destruction as long as there’s a large tub of Legos nearby. For the upcoming 4th of July parties, I threw together a small flag design that uses {Read More}

Custom Nail Solutions Nail System Giveaway


Hosted by Give Oh Giveaway & Sponsored by Custom Nail Solutions How much money do you spend on getting those long, beautiful nails? I know I go to the nail salon every 2 weeks just to fix all the chipping polish. It drives me crazy when my polish is chipping. For decades, women seeking longer beautiful nails had limited options: Genetically you are blessed with long natural nails or subject yourself to harsh grindings, filings and toxic chemicals with acrylics {Read More}

10 Essential Items for your Beach Bag

10 Essential Items for your Beach Bag

If you are planning a trip to the beach this summer then you probably already know to pack the sunscreen and your sand buckets, but there are some other essential items for your beach bag that everyone needs to pack. Don’t let your beach time get ruined because you have to spend all your extra money and time looking for these essential items. Ziploc Bags: Toss a few ziploc bags in your beach bag to collect shells as well as {Read More}

Gray Away $100 Visa Gift Card Giveaway


Welcome to the Gray Away giveaway from Everpro Hair Care where one lucky reader will receive an annual supply of Gray Away as well as a $100 Visa Gift Card to use towards a makeover! Everything Mommyhood has teamed up with us as well as a handful of bloggers to offer our readers this fabulous event! As a woman we all know it’s hard enough to make it to the salon every six weeks, let alone every two weeks when {Read More}

The Wet Brush Giveaway


From the loud cries of moms and little girls everywhere came the need for a solution to the detangling woos of hair brushing. The Wet Brush was born to bring joy and happiness to people around the world, and it is resolving the knots in your life. Made with Intelliflex Bristles, the Wet Brush is designed to make your life easier, one less tangle at a time. Available in different colors, shapes and sizes, it also comes in a variety {Read More}

Walgreen Gift Card Giveaway #SummerDreams

simple skincare

Do you shop at Walgreens? This month, you’ll get 2,000 Balance Rewards points ($2) when you buy two or more participating Simple skin care products at Walgreens. Even better, when you use your card, Simple skin care products are BOGO50%. If you are a fan of the Simple line, you’ll be excited to know that there are two new Simple skin care products: Ultra-Light Gel Moisturizer and Nourishing 24-hour Day/Night Cream. My favorite Simple product is the radiance cleansing wipes! {Read More}

The Life of an AVEENO® oat farmer.

AVEENO® Daily Moisturizing Lotion

For most moms, family is everything. For Kristy Boonstra, a mom and third-generation AVEENO® oat farmer, family and farming is everything. Just in time for Mother’s Day, AVEENO® would like to offer you an inside look at Kristy’s life as a third-generation oat farmer, with a masters in agronomy, to learn how she (and her family) put their hard work and passion into a product that eventually is used in households all across the world – AVEENO® Daily Moisturizing Lotion. {Read More}

Your Mom’s A Total Beauty Mother’s Day Giveaway

Total Beauty Mother's Day Collection Review

Total Beauty Shops is celebrating Moms everywhere and I am very excited to tell you a bit about their company and the fantastic Mother’s Day Collection they have available on their site right now. Thank you to Total Beauty for sending us over a package for review. I cannot tell you how badly I needed to upgrade some of the products in my beauty bag. Since I became a mom, I found that I spend less time and money on {Read More}

Old Spice “Smellcome to Manhood” Review and Giveaway

Old Spice “Smellcome to Manhood” kit

According to the Old Spice Scent Responsibly Survey, the average age a guy starts using body spray is 13 years old. Que the surprise, “WHAT?” Seriously this is completely true. As a mom with three sons, I can tell you that for boys with older brothers this comes at an even younger age. My middle son at seven, yes seven, has already started a routine that leaves him smelling good for the ladies. Did you just have a back-up moment {Read More}

Lucky Leprechaun $150 Grab Bag Giveaway

Lucky Leprechaun Giveaway

Welcome to the Lucky Leprechaun Giveaway Hop. Organized by: Cheap Is The New Classy The Lucky Leprechaun Giveaway Hop Grand Prize is: Choice Of Milan Cocktail Table {$295 ARV}, Soho Cocktail Table {$495 ARV}, Studio Cocktail Table {$295 ARV}, Manhattan Slipper Chairs {$330/set ARV} Mom to Bed by 8 Lucky Leprechaun Prize Package For our giveaway, we wanted the winner to feel really lucky. So here is a little everyday use product grab bag worth over $150 that includes: John Frieda Frizz-Ease {Read More}

Magical March Hop: Bath & Body Daily Trio Gift Set Giveaway

Trio Giveaway

Welcome to the Magical March Hop. Event Hosts LeahSay’s Views and Planet Weidknecht Ready to wrap! This ultra pampering gift includes our All New super lathering Shower Gel, our All New Body Lotion, now with 2x the Moisture & 3x the Shea, our skin loving Fine Fragrance Mist and an ultra lathering sponge. Fragrance and Gift Bag arrive unassembled so you can bundle, wrap & give with love. The sweet indulgence of sheer florals, vanilla absolute & sandalwood Gift Bag measures 5.5″L x {Read More}

Four Unusual Methods to Strengthen Hair

Four Unusual Methods to Strengthen Hair

Drinking beer in the shower is a popular pastime {yes, that is a haha}, but what if you could kill three birds with one stone, and give your hair some love at the same time? Your kitchen cupboard is brimming with obscure cures to your hair breakage woes. Get your mane sleek and strong with these deliciously edible treatments. Avocado Oil Smashed on toast, sprinkled through a salad or sliced on a burger, avocado is a blissful treat served any {Read More}