Review and Giveaway: SnoozeShade for Infant Car Seats

Posted on October 10, 2012
I recently did a review and giveaway for the SnoozeShade Plus sunshade and sleep aid for strollers and now I’m moving on through their product line to the SnoozeShade for Infant Car Seats.  I asked my friend Christine, whose twins were about three months old at the time, to give it a spin.  Here’s more about the […]

Register for Stroller, High Chair and Car Seat Detailing

Posted on October 9, 2012
  We’re always thinking about new items to add to our gift registry item database and are excited to announce our newest additions: Stroller Detailing, High Chair Detailing, and Car Seat Detailing. We previously wrote about the topic of stroller (and other baby gear) detailing here.  Strollers, high chairs and car seats often get a lot […]

Giveaway & Review: SnoozeShade Plus Stroller Sunshade & Sleep Aid

Posted on September 25, 2012
I recently went swapping (read more about my baby clothing and gear swapping adventures here) when I found myself at SnoozeShade’s vendor table.  I started to take a pamphlet about their products, thinking they looked blog-worthy, when the SnoozeShade representative suggested I take a SnoozeShade Plus to try out and asked if I’d like to give one away […]

Your Baby Shower: Green Edition

Posted on August 26, 2012
If the hostess of each baby shower given for the four-million-plus babies born in the U.S. each year each added just one green, eco-friendly aspect…We’ll stop there.  No need to preach to the choir; you’re reading this because you’re interested in a green baby shower. The question is, how do you do it? Baby showers come in all […]

Baby Registry: Top 5 Tips for Thinking Outside the Box

Posted on July 31, 2012
WeMakeItSafer, the site that makes it easy to stay on top of recall announcements relevant to the specific products in your home, invited us to write a guest post for their blog.  We put a short teaser below.  Click here to see the rest on their blog.   Baby Registry: Top 5 Tips for Thinking Outside the […]

Stay Vocal Reroutes Brand New Clothes Headed For Destruction

Posted on July 25, 2012
Did you know that tons of brand new clothes are shredded into rags, burned in incinerators, or otherwise destroyed each year?  There are plenty of ways that brand new clothes become obsolete: brands go out of business, orders are misprinted, department stores move old merchandise out to make room for new styles, and swag for both teams […]

Check Us Out in the Baby on a Budget Series

Posted on June 14, 2012
    Encore Baby Registry was recently included in the “Baby on a Budget” series at Catholic Newlywed.  Mandi, the mom behind the blog, has put together a great series covering a variety of topics for reigning in the costs of expanding a family.  Take a look at the series to read Mandi’s advice, as […]

Parents Night Out With Dr. Harvey Karp (Happiest Babby/Toddler)

Posted on June 12, 2012
On Thursday, June 21st at 7:30 PM, Dr. Harvey Karp, pediatrician and mastermind behind the Happiest Baby and Happiest Toddler on the Block series’ will be broadcasting his parenting advice in movie theaters across the country. Dr. Karp’s 5 S’es have helped countless parents sooth and comfort their crying infants and his advice for getting through to […]

Get Three Free Boxes of Cereal (Limited Time)

Posted on June 9, 2012
  Update: The limited-time offer described in this post is no longer available Okay, this isn’t a baby specific post, but we all have to eat (right?) and I know I ate a lot of cereal while I was pregnant.  While wandering the web today, I ran into  They sell their own line of […]

Is Your Baby Monitor Camera Showing More Than You Realize?

Posted on May 31, 2012
If you’re considering adding a baby monitor with video to your baby registry, take a look at this article from Bloomberg Businessweek that includes steps to take to ensure your baby’s video images aren’t being transmitted beyond your view. Security Cameras: Anything But Secure – Businessweek