How to Clean Your Entire Home (Including Your Family) with Just ONE Cleaner

How to Clean Your Entire Home (Including Your Family) with Just ONE Cleaner - DontMesswithMama.com

Sponsored Post: In order for me to support my blogging activities, I was compensated for this post, but I only do this for brands I believe in. I received a free sample of the product for the purpose of this review. All opinions are my own. With three children in the house, there always seems to […]

20 Everyday Uses for Lemon Essential Oil

20 Everyday Uses for Lemon Essential Oil #essentialoil - DontMesswithMama.com

New to essential oils? I’m learning so much about the medicinal uses for essential oils, and I want to tell you all about it. This post is part of a series of blog posts to introduce you to essential oils and how they can really make a difference in your life. I’ve been using essential […]

GIVEAWAY: 12-Pack of Nick’s Sticks Beef and Turkey Snacks ($40 Value)

GIVEAWAY: Enter to Win a 12-Pack of Nick's Sticks Grass-Fed Beef & Free-Range Turkey Snacks ($40 Value) - DontMesswithMama.com

My kids used to always beg me to buy them beef sticks at the grocery store. The ones in the that are usually propped up near the checkout line at the grocery store. But after looking at the nutrition label I knew I just couldn’t let them eat it. Why? I found a list of […]

January 2014 Giveaway – Enter to Win a Canon Rebel T3

Enter to Win a Canon Rebel T3 ($399 Value) #giveaway - DontMesswithMama.com

Each month I ask you to vote for giveaway prizes you want to enter to win here at Don’t Mess with Mama. Prizes range from eco-friendly products for families and kids to kitchen gadgets and much more. Give me your suggestions for future giveaways because I want you to win what you want. This week […]

DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes

DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes - Don't Mess with Mama.com

Do you want to clean your house with non-toxic cleaning products? Are you tired of spending a fortune on store-bought organic or all-natural cleaning products? You NEED to check out DIY Non-Toxic Cleaning Recipes by Heather Dessinger of Mommypotamus. This new e-book is filled with 50 DIY cleaning recipes, including a glass cleaner, goo and gunk […]

10 Eco-Friendly Lunch Box Essentials

10 Eco Lunch Box Essentials - Back to School Kids - Don't Mess with Mama.com

It’s back-to-school time for many kids, and that means parents everywhere are bustling to get their little ones set for a new school year. Here are some tips to help get kids back to school ready. While school supplies are a must, eco-friendly lunch box essentials are too – especially to send the kids off to school […]

7 Natural Travel Essentials – Save Money, Cut Down on Waste and Avoid Allergens

7 Natural Travel Essentials (Plus Ways to Save Money, Cut Down on Waste and Avoid Allergens) - Don't Mess with Mama.com

Traveling as a family of 5 is a huge challenge. Traveling as a family of 5 while trying to eat organic, avoid gluten and other allergens, and live natural and chemical-free seems almost impossible. But I’m here to tell you that it IS possible with a little planning – AND you’ll save money in the […]

Reusable Ice Pop Molds Giveaway Winner

Reusable Ice Pop Mold Giveaway - Don't Mess with Mama.com

The Winner is… Thanks to everyone who entered the Reusable Ice Pop Molds giveaway. It’s time to announce the winner… Congratulations to Heidi K. (hlkay)! You won Silicone and BPA-Free Ice Pop Molds by eHome Essentials (a $18 value). Please email me at tracey @ dontmesswithmama.com with your mailing address so I can send your prize out to you. Monthly […]

DIY Carseat Speakers for Kids – Great for Travel

DIY Carseat Speakers for Kids - Don't Mess with Mama.com

During our most recent flight with all three kids, I had an epiphany. The last few trips I had taken with my toddler had included a few tears and frustration (by both kid and mom) over in-flight and in-car entertainment. Specifically, my toddler wanted to watch a DVD on our portable player but he hated […]

8 Homemade Acne Remedies

8 Ways to Prevent and Cure Acne Naturally - Don't Mess with Mama.com

It’s been about 5 weeks since I embarked on this new journey to heal and prevent my acne. As you’ve probably read before, I’ve been dealing with acne since I was a teenager. Birth control pills helped to keep them at bay. But once I started having kids (and didn’t go back on the pill), […]

Forget the Stroller When Traveling, Bring This Instead

Forget the Stroller When Traveling, Bring This Instead - Don't Mess with Mama.com

I love my stroller. It handles like a dream around corners and carries a ton in the bottom basket. Yet, I didn’t bring it on my trip to Hawaii. Why? It’s big and bulky. It’s a huge jogging stroller that’s manageable in and out of the car at home, but a pain to travel with. […]

GIVEAWAY: Reusable Ice Pop Molds – Great for Popsicles and Yogurt

Reusable Ice Pop Mold Giveaway - Don't Mess with Mama.com

Last month I started a fun, new giveaway series where I ask you to vote for giveaway prizes you want to enter to win here at Don’t Mess with Mama. Each month, I’ll feature eco-friendly products for families and kids, for the kitchen and much more. Give me your suggestions for future giveaways because I want […]

Choose the Next Giveaway: Ice Cream Maker Showdown

Ice Cream Maker Showdown - Don't Mess with Mama.com

I need your help choosing my next giveaway. I’ll be self-sponsoring this and would love to hear from you on what you want to win. This is part of a fun giveaway series I’m hosting each month. I’ll feature eco-friendly products for families and kids, for the kitchen and much more. Give me your suggestions for future […]

ECOlunchbox Giveaway Winner

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The Winner is… Thanks to everyone who entered the ECOlunchbox giveaway. It’s time to announce the winner… Congratulations to Lynn M.S. (busylady)! You won Stainless Steel ECOlunchbox 3-in-1 Bento Style Lunchbox (a $24 value). Please email me at tracey @ dontmesswithmama.com with your mailing address so I can send your prize out to you. Monthly Giveaways Stay tuned for […]

ABCmouse.com for Toddlers

ABCmouse.com for Toddlers - Don't Mess with Mama.com

Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of commercials for ABCmouse.com on TV. You’ve probably seen it too – featuring testimonials from parents and teachers about how the interactive learning program helps their little ones get a head start on learning. Then… I reviewed it about a year ago for my then 4-year-old son – check […]

7 Ways to Save on Food and Kitchen Staples

7 Ways to Save on Food, Household Supplies, Baby Products & More - Don't Mess with Mama.com

I’m constantly asked the same question: Isn’t it expensive to eat organic, buy real food, or go green? And the answer is absolutely not. But how is this possible? Organic foods and green cleaning products in the stores are typically more expensive than conventional foods and cleaning products. It is possible to find ways to […]

GIVEAWAY: Stainless Steel 3-in-1 Bento Style Lunchbox by ECOlunchbox ($24 value)

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I’m starting a fun, new giveaway series. I’m asking you to vote for giveaway prizes you want to enter to win here at Don’t Mess with Mama. I’ll feature eco-friendly products for families and kids, for the kitchen and much more. Give me your suggestions for future giveaways because I want you to win what […]

Wake Up with Stonyfield (and Become a Stonyfield Blogger Ambassador)

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This opportunity is brought to you by Stonyfield. If you’ve been following my blog, you’d know that I’m a huge fan of Stonyfield yogurt. They’re more than an organic yogurt company. Stonyfield Farm started out as a farming school in 1983 that taught sustainable agricultural practices. The goal was to help family farms survive and […]

Eco and Handmade Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Eco & Handmade Mother's Day Gift Ideas - Don't Mess with Mama.com

Mother’s Day is coming up and if you’re struggling to find a gift – try these handmade gifts that are made in the USA. Support local artists and give mom a unique gift that goes beyond traditional flowers and chocolates. Inspired by Hawaii Pendant and Necklace Earth Gems Hawaii is made in Hawaii with aloha […]

How to Make Homemade Kombucha Tea

How to Make Your Own Kombucha - Don't Mess with Mama.com

Have you ever tried kombucha? This little powerhouse drink is packed with probiotics and so good for you – yet if you’ve ever seen them at health food stores you’ll see that they go for about $3 for a single serve bottle. You can easily make your own and add your own flavors for much […]

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