WaterWipes USA: { A Review & CONTEST!!}

“This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.  I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.”

When I was pregnant and prepping for my first baby, a friend of mine told me to make sure and not use regular baby wipes on my baby when she was a newborn.  She said the baby’s skin is too new and delicate, and that I should only use water and cloths or tissues to wipe my baby.  I’m not gonna lie, this freaked me out a little bit!  I didn’t want to hurt my new baby’s skin, and I didn’t like the idea that I couldn’t just quickly grab a wipe…knowing I would be changing a million diapers a day in the beginning (and keeping track of how many…talk about a dream job haha).  But now with baby #2 I have found some smarter products and have been less stressed.

I never really new that there could be weird things in baby wipes….but then I checked the ingredients on the generic baby wipes I used to buy in bulk.  And this is what it said: Water, Propylene Glycol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Tocopheryl Acetate, PEG-75 Lanolin, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Polysorbate 20, Citric Acid, Disodium Phosphate, Disodium EDTA, Ethylene Brassylate, 2-Bromo-2-Nitropropane-1,3-Diol, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate.

Ummm….What?! It’s a wipe, to wipe a baby’s booty….that’s all I need it to do!…why in the world would all these ingredients be necessary for that??

As a mom, I am always trying to make wise, safe and healthy decisions for my family (with balance of course)…and I don’t always get it right.  But I recently came across this new baby wipe brand called WaterWipes that sells at Target (My practically daily fave place to go) and honestly, this looks like a no-brainer easy fix for me!

WaterWipes USA are the purest baby wipes you can get, and are totally CHEMICAL FREE! 

IMG_4957I found WaterWipes easily on the top shelf in the baby wipe section at my local Target.  They were $3.99 but you can get them online for $3 right now, plus if you have the Target Red Debit Card…you get free shipping and 5% off!  (I can’t live without that card!)IMG_4967The Ingredients are 99.9% Pure Irish Water, and .1% Fruit Extract…that’s an all natural wipe my friends!IMG_4968

Here is a little look into my youngest daughters room and changing station.  I brought a couple packs of WaterWipes home from Target and below you will find my first experience with them:IMG_7152I noticed right away that they have a very subtle and light, sweet smell.  (This must be from the fruit extract which is actually Grapefruit seed extract!) I tried the wipe on my skin first, before my baby’s…and I noticed a difference right away in the feel of the wipes.  These are less slick and slimy.  IMG_7185My daughter was fascinated by the baby on the wipe wrapper…she kept trying to say “Baby”…..for her it comes out “Be” haha.  I have used them on her now for several weeks and I even took a pack on our vacation in the mountains last week just to wipe faces and hands.  They smell good, feel good, do a good job cleaning, are durable, and I feel better knowing I am not putting any unnecessary chemicals on my daughter…only natural sweet ones.  See Below for contest info!

XOXO, Caroline

Want to know more about Water Wipes?  Check out their links:

Upcoming OC Event : {CAKE the Sweets & Party Expo 2015}

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Oh it’s that time of year sweet friends!  Have I mentioned before that I like sweets??? Well what better place to enjoy some delish and beautiful sweet treats then at this years CAKE expo!  Whether you are a professional or amateur baker/decorator or just a sweet treat connoisseur (like myself), this Expo is for you….there are even activities for the kids so bring the whole family (I will be there with mine)!  It will be a weekend you won’t want to miss!  And now you won’t have to since for my subscribers the tickets will be discounted from $45 to $5!  (See link and info below)

Check out just some of the few things that are happening:

  • Tons of sweet samples from amazing vendors like Radiant Cakes, Gracie Stone Sweets, & Albert’s Petite Sweets
  • Meet & greet Party in the Party Style Lounge with Author Gemma Touchstone – Signing her new book PARTY STYLE
  • Decorate cupcake’s with Baking With Melissa – tickets still available
  • Have fun in the Kids Create Zone hosted by Club Mom Me
  • VIPs spend 2 exclusive hours 9am-11am sat morning or hang out in the VIP lounge sponsored by Party Pieces Perry
  • Demo’s on the main Stage every hour
  • Door Prizes on the main stage every hour
  • Classes & Private demos available to learn tricks of the trade
  • See all the exhibitors and happenings on www.cake-expo.com click schedule

Here are the details:

When:  October 17th & 18th

Admission Tickets: $5  for my subscribers (Regularly $45).  Just follow the event bright link and look for the Friends & Family Ticket choice.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cake-expo-private-demos-fun-classes-tickets-16852681825

Where:  OC Fair Grounds (Click pic below for info/address)OCFEClogoCLRgrad

Fun Classes & Private Demo Tickets available here –
VIP TICKETS INCLUDE -Want the most Bang for your buck go VIP
– Special VIP & Media only hours Sat. 9am – 11am
– Access to the VIP lounge
– Swag Bag Valued at $350.00
– Autographed Copy of the new book Party Style
– Raffle Tickets
– Water Tickets
– Fun things being added by our sponsors every day!
Hope to see you all there!!
XOXO,
Caroline

Spa Day : {Thanks to UnBOOKed Appointments}

logo2xTime for a GIVEAWAY!  I am partnering with my friends at UnBOOKed Appointments to give away 5 $20  credits towards any service on their website.  If you follow me on Instagram then you would have seen that I recently had a spa day at Massage Heights Irvine-Westpark and I booked it through UnBOOKed Appointments.  UnBOOKed Appointments partners with local businesses in your area to offer services at discounted prices during slow times, – think of it as a happy hour.  It is very similar to Groupon except that you can view and book the appointment time at the same time you purchase it.

During my spa day I had a full body massage and facial and it was divine!  So sign-up for UnBOOKed appointments and browse some of their happy hour-type deals to TREAT YO SELF like I did!

How to enter:

  • Check out UnBOOKed to make sure they offer services in your area
  • Like my post on Instagram and tag two friends who you think would love the $20 credit as well

And that’s it! The winners will be chosen Friday July 3rd and announced on my Instagram! Good luck sweet friends!

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I’m A Winner : {Le Mignon Macaron}

IMG_6937Le Mignon Macarons recently had a giveaway via their Instagram account for a free dozen macarons…and I won!  I was so excited and they were so delish that I had to share about it.  Le Mignon sells macarons for weddings, parties, and to order just for yourself haha.  Go on and check them out!  I received three flavors: Salted Caramel, Matcha Green Tea, and Vanilla.  They were all so delicious…I think the green tea was my fave! (My hubby’s was the caramel).
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