We Love I See Me Personalized Books

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This is a sponsored post but read on because these books are amazing! Both of my children are signed up for the summer reading program through the library, and thus, books have been on heavy rotation in our house the last few weeks. We're trying out many new books and recording everything we read on a reading list. Favorites even get a special star so we remember books we … [Read more...]

Keurig 550 2.0 Product Review

Keurig 550 2.0

My husband and I have hosted a church group in our home one night per week for the past few years. It's really just a group of friends hanging out, sipping coffee, talking about the recent sermon, and how little sleep we all get with the dozen or so small children we are all raising together. Each week, we trade off who brings snacks and dessert, but as the hosts, we always … [Read more...]

10 Best Potty Training Books for Toddlers


My twins are officially toddlers, which means they are at maximum mess-making stage, maximum tantrum throwing stage, and maximum poop producing age. I am counting down the days until we can start potty training. They seem to be just the slightest bit interested. They point at their diaper and say "Bye-bye" when they wake up in the morning, requesting a diaper change, but … [Read more...]

Beach and Pool Survival Kit!

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The summer sun is shining and its time to hit the beach. Or the pool. Whichever you prefer. But for moms of little ones, a day at the beach can be a giant hassle. We need to work smart, ladies, and take only the essential to survive our sunny summer day. Well, as always, Baby Gizmo's got your back! Here's our beach & pool survival kit for … [Read more...]

11 Witty Onesies for Twins

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As a mom of three kids under three, my sense of humor is one of my greatest assets. Some days, if I didn’t laugh I’d cry. As a twin mom, everyone seems fascinated by my identical girls, and the attention and questions coming from complete strangers can drive me insane. My sense of humor saves me every time. If I’m going to get gawked at and stopped for endless streams of … [Read more...]

The Secret Money-Saving Rules of Shopping for Baby

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Since 2015 is our 10 year anniversary for Baby Gizmo, we know a thing or two about buying stuff for baby. Having a baby and shopping for all the fun gear for them isn't cheap but if you follow a few rules, you can definitely save a bundle of money. Here is a summary of our best money-saving secrets when buying baby gear. 1)  If your first instinct is that a product is ugly, … [Read more...]

Original Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

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It must just be me, but I find most Father's Day gift ideas to be pretty awful. Or, maybe, awful is pretty harsh - but I never picture myself giving those gifts to my husband (on behalf of my son, of course) or my dad. I've done a lot of searching for gift ideas and wanted to share the round up of those ideas here on Baby Gizmo. I know many of us wait until last minute as … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Gifts for New Dads


I think celebrating a dad's first Father's Day is a very special occasion. Presumably, their whole life has changed drastically recently with the addition of a baby to their family, and I think it's important to acknowledge that in a special way. That said, I find that many Father's Day gifts (and many gifts for men, in general) are not my husband's style. I like to get him … [Read more...]

DIY Father’s Day Gifts


Sure, you can buy a gift for the dad (s) in your life - but why buy when you can DIY? Just to disclose where I'm coming from - I love to DIY but I'm not all that handy, so I'm on the 'beginner' side when it comes to this. I tried to choose tutorials that weren't too intimidating on my level. So here's six DIY tutorials that would make great Father's Day gifts! Beer … [Read more...]

10 Father’s Day Gifts For The Techy Dad

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Today I've rounded up ten fun gifts for the techy dad! If your dad is all about the gadgets and you're stumped on what to get him this Father's Day, take a look at my gift guide and get to shopping. Everything is only one click away! iPhone Alarm Dock- $39.95 This iPhone alarm dock from Uncommon Goods will dock and charge your phone, tell you the time and be your alarm … [Read more...]

Father’s Day Gifts for Dads With Beards

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It's time to start thinking about Father's Day! Are you going the homemade route, outdoor adventures or something that lines up with your husband's or father's favorite hobby? Or, what about letting his personal style lead your gift giving? If the father in your life has a beard, I've got the gift guide for you! Beard Taming Appointment --- First things first, with … [Read more...]

Having Twins? Baby Products You NEED Two of (and those you don’t!)


When I found out I was having twins, I began to mentally calculate the cost. It seemed like a lot of dollars and a lot of floor space would be eaten up by purchasing two of everything. I found out pretty quick there were some must have items, and some not so much. If you are having twins, here are my recommendations for baby products you need two of and those you don't! You … [Read more...]

Don’t Panic! 10 Quick Online/In Store Mother’s Day Gift Ideas


Mother's Day is almost here- are you ready with a gift? If not, don't worry! We've rounded up 8 easy Amazon prime and Target gift ideas for all the procrastinators out there! Be sure to pass this list on to your significant other and let them know each one is only a click away.   Sandra Darren Floral Print Dress- $56 Get mom a beautiful dress she can wear all … [Read more...]

25 Books for Take Your Daughter to Work Day


Take Your Daughter to Work Day is a wonderful opportunity to inspire and encourage your daughter's dreams and aspirations. Regardless of what your job is, you can speak to your little girl about the job of her dreams and introduce her to women who work in that field. But if you don't happen to know someone personally, why not introduce her to someone through books? Here are … [Read more...]

Top Ten Twin Registry Must-Haves

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I've been a twin mom for 18 months now, and so that means I've been through many products. There are some items I definitely wish I had put on my twin registry and some I definitely should have left off. Well, there's no need for you to make the same mistakes I did! Here's a list from a mom who has been there. :) 1. Baby Jogger City Select Double Stroller. … [Read more...]