Mother’s Day Giveaway Event featuring Levaqua

Life With Captain Fussybuckets has teamed up with Levaqua to offer you a great Mother's Day prize that Mom is SURE to love….a Levaqua® 220 OneTouch™ Fixed Digital Showerhead!  (click to read my review!)

Visit the Levaqua site for more info!

Giveaway has ended and Monja B. is the winner!  Congratulations!

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Amtrak’s National Train Day is coming May 12th! {B. toys giveaway}

Are you looking for a great event for kids?  Amtrak's Fifth Annual National Train Day is coming to over 75 locations around the US!  National Train Day is an annual event that has family-friendly festivals and kid-focused events, teaching kids about trains and what makes train travel special.  Check out the National Train Day website to find a location near you, as well as the events that will be taking place at each location.

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Baked Spaghetti with Hidden Veggies

With the Captain's non-willingness to try hardly any vegetable, I'm always trying to think of ways to sneak in hidden veggies.  This probably has been done before, but here is my recipe for Baked Spaghetti with zucchini and butternut squash.

First, You take a zucchini:

Then I peeled it, but you can very well leave the skin on.  I just thought it would "hide" better without the skin.

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Clean Your Home with non-toxic Surfy!

Natural House is a company that is changing how we clean our homes.  The make probiotic cleaning products that are non-toxic, safe, gentle, but yet still actually work to remove dirt, grime, and nastiness from your home.

I have used and continue to use Flushy, Trashy, and Sinky from Natural House, so I was excited when I heard that Natural House was coming out with new products, including Surfy, a surface cleaner that is safe [...]

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Core Bamboo {sponsor spotlight – May Buffet Giveaway Hop}

Core Bamboo uses food safe water based adhesives and finish their beautiful products with top grade natural oils.  All of the bamboo used in making their products is 100% organic.  All of their products are top notch, gorgous pieces that you will be proud to use and display in your home!

We were able to review the 3 Part Entertainment Board Set from Core Bamboo.  This fancy little board is perfect for entertaining.  I can think of many ways to use [...]

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Have a cookout with Petit Jean Meats!

I'm so happy to announce that Petit Jean Meats is one of our sponsors for the huge May Buffet Giveaway Hop, where all giveaway items are food related!  YUM!

Petit Jean Meats have been making quality meats for a long time.  It all started in 1922 in Germany and has evolved over the years to delicious Petit Jean Meats!  They make smoked ham, peppered ham, hickory smoked bacon, and peppered bacon, (all of which is truly delicious!  I know because I've [...]

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National Infertility Awareness Week – Don’t Ignore Secondary Infertility

I hope that this has been an educational week, raising awareness for infertility through the guest posts and stories about infertility.  I am so honored to have one more fellow blogger's story.  After  you read her story, check out her blog at East 9th Street.

"My Uterus Needs A Welcome Mat"

Maybe my uterus isn’t inviting enough.   You know how it is when you’re looking for a new house [...]

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Susan Brown’s Baby Natural Skin Care for Baby and Mom {review}

We were able to review Susan Brown's Baby Foaming Shampoo & Baby Wash.  I was eager to try it out because it is free of phthalates, sodium lauryl sufate, parabens, and is pH balanced to be tear free and kind to skin!  The boys and I all used the foaming shampoo & baby wash and had no issues at all.  We really liked it!

The Foaming Shampoo & Baby Wash smells really good and I [...]

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Three Year Olds are Weird.

Three year olds are weird.  I always knew this, from my days of baby-sitting and teaching Bible class, but boy, is it true.  Three is that awkward stage between toddlerhood and preschool where the imagination goes crazy and they have a vocabulary to express themselves.  Today alone, my son has used the word "poop" inappropriately and has pretended to "smoke" a piece of plastic he found on the ground.  Now, "poop" and other private words aren't bad words and we certainly don't teach him that because he has to be able to say SOMETHING to let [...]

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National Infertility Awareness Week: One Woman’s Long, Painful Journey To Motherhood

A very dear friend of mine has been through more heartache than anyone should.  She endured four+ years of infertility, carried a baby to term, only to lose the baby in the first two months of life, due to a rare heart condition.  Not a day goes by that she doesn't think of her precious baby, I'm positive.  Infant loss has to be one of the hardest things to endure.

But my friend is a strong, brave woman.  She and her [...]

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