Aug 132014
 
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Laundry Shower Gift Idea With Baby Essentials

Both my sister and a friend were having showers, and I wanted to give them a unique homemade baby item. If you are looking for a creative way to gift a Baby Shower present, check out this fun Laundry Inspired Basket I created.

So to get started, I picked up baskets (I made one for a boy and a girl), tissue paper, clothes pins, and twine at a Dollar Store. I also stopped by a retail store and picked up some adorable baby clothes.

Laundry Shower Gift Idea With Baby Essentials

Since I am a Mommy Ambassador, Nuby graciously provided me with New Baby Essentials like Non-Drip Bottles, a Medical Care Kit, 3 Stage Teether Set with All Natural Wipes, Floppers Teether Toy, Easy Clean Soap Dispensing Bottle Brush, and a Comb and Brush Set to help complete the basket.

Laundry Shower Gift Idea With Baby Essentials

To make the gift, I first filled the basket with tissue paper and then added a few of the Nuby items.

Laundry Shower Gift Idea With Baby Essentials

Then, I tied one end of the twine to the Floppers Teether Toy.

Laundry Shower Gift Idea With Baby Essentials

From there I started clipping the clothes onto the twine with the clothes pins.

Laundry Shower Gift Idea With Baby Essentials

I kept doing this until I ran out of clothes.

Laundry Shower Gift Idea With Baby Essentials

Next, I cut the twine off at the end, and tied it to the All Natural Wipes.

Laundry Shower Gift Idea With Baby Essentials

FYI, when the gift is opened the items are pulled out and displayed on the twine like a clothes line.

Once I finished clipping everything on, I then laid the clothes carefully into the basket and left the teether toy on top.

Laundry Shower Gift Idea With Baby Essentials

After this, I added additional tissue paper to cover it up, and placed the flower on the outside of the basket. 

I happened to already have this artificial bendable flower and a pinwheel, but I’m sure they carry something like this at Dollar Store or Michaels.

Laundry Shower Gift Idea With Baby Essentials

Have you made a similar gift before?  What “essentials” would you place in a new baby gift basket?

At the showers it was so neat watching the Expectant Moms pull the clothes out of the basket. You could tell it was a welcomed surprise.

Laundry Shower Gift Idea With Baby Essentials for Boy

You can find these various Nuby products at select retailers nationwide like JC Penney, Sears, and Walmart.  Also look online at cookieskids.com and Nuby Products at Amazon.

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Jun 132014
 
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“Frugal and Fun Mom is a Nuby Mommy Blogger. I did not receive any compensation for this post, although as part of this program I may receive items to sample or review. Opinions expressed about the Nuby Wacky Ware Bowl are that of my own.”

Nuby Wacky Ware Bowl With Toddler

Thanks to Nuby, my Little Guy got a new Wacky Ware Bowl to put to the test.

This colorful bowl is microwavable safe and comes with a lid.  It is compact and has handles underneath that are easy for little hands to grab onto.

Nuby Wacky Ware Bowl

I have tried this out with a couple different foods, and the bowl works best with items like yogurt, apple sauce, or pudding. I say this because the lid fits really tight and the bowl is shallow.  If you put dry or loose items in and attempt to open it, they will fall out.

However, if you are using it for at home snacking and are not planning on using the lid, it will accommodate a small amount of dry items like Cheerios or Goldfish.

 Wacky Ware Bowls Nuby

This truly is a fun bowl and the lid makes it perfect to take on the go .  My youngest is happy to have something that is in his words, “MY BOWL”.

Do you currently own any Nuby products, if so which one? What features of this product do you like?

The Nuby Wacky Ware Bowl is a $3.49 value and is currently available for purchase at select baby retailers.

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May 022014
 
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“Frugal and Fun Mom is a Nuby Mommy Blogger. I did not receive any compensation for this post, although as part of this program I may receive items to sample or review. Opinions expressed about the Nuby Squid Squirter are that of my own.”

Nuby Squid Squirter Picture

Thanks to Nuby, I was sent a  Squid Squirter to review with my kids here on Frugal and Fun Mom.

The Nuby Squid Squirter is a BPA Free toy that is intended for children 18 months and up, and meant for bath time or pool use. To operate the squirter, simply submerge the tentacles underwater and draw back the handle.  Once the chamber fills you can push on the handle to squirt water.

My first impression of this toy is it is cute.  It has vibrant colors, and does a great job of squirting.

Nuby Squid Squirter in Action

I let my 5-year-old daughter test it out, and first thing the water came right out of the tub. Even after instructing her to aim it down, it kept making its way all over the room. She was having fun for sure!

After this initial use I realized that this toy would be better suited in an enclosed shower or for outside water play. I am not a fan of water all over my bathroom, so I would most likely only use this in a bathtub if I was the one in control of the squirter.

We will be using this toy in the shower, or outside in our pool.

Squid Squirter

Do you currently own any Nuby products, if so which one? What features of this product do you like?

The Nuby Squid Squirter is a $7.99 value and is currently available for purchase at Bed Bath and Beyond, Amazon.com, Nuby Bath Tub Toy, Squid the Squirter, and other online baby retailers.

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Mar 292014
 
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“Frugal and Fun Mom is a Nuby Mommy Blogger. I did not receive any compensation for this post, although as part of this program I may receive items to sample or review. Opinions expressed about the Nuby Wash or Toss are that of my own.”

Nuby Wash or Toss Cups

Thanks to Nuby, I was sent Wash or Toss Cups to review with my family here on Frugal and Fun Mom.

Nuby’s Wash or Toss Cups are intended for ages 9 Months and up and come in a six-pack.  The lids are interchangeable, and the cups are BPA FREE and dishwasher top rack safe.

They can be used over and over again, or can be disposed of since they are so inexpensive. I decided to wash mine and they are holding up fine, I expect to continue to use these over and over again.

Nuby Wash or Toss Cups

The tops on these cups are secure, making it tough for my toddler to pry open. Plus they are perfect for on the go, and carry a good amount of liquid (10 oz size). 

I am super excited to own these cups since they are big enough for all of my kids to use, with or without the lids. In addition, they are stackable which makes them a space saver.

Nuby Wash or Toss Cups

Do you currently own any Nuby products, if so which one? What features of this product do you like?

Look for the Nuby Wash or Toss Cups at kidslandusa.com.

Nuby Wash or Toss Cup

To learn more about Nuby visit their website at Nuby.com. You can also check them out on Facebook at facebook.com/nubyusa, Twitter at @nubyusa, Pinterest at pinterest.com/nubyusa, and Instagram at instagram.com/nubyusa.

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Mar 032014
 
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“Frugal and Fun Mom is a Nuby Mommy Blogger. I did not receive any compensation for this post, although as part of this program I may receive items to sample or review. Opinions expressed about the Nuby GATOR GRIP Pop-up  Sipper are that of my own.”

Nuby GATOR GRIP Pop-up Sipper Review

Thanks to Nuby, I was sent a Gator Grip Pop-up Sipper to review with my family here on Frugal and Fun Mom.

The Gator Grip is a leak resistant cup that is intended for children 24 months and up. It has a pop-up sipper and is ergonomically shaped with an easy grip texture. The cup is available in multiple color combinations and also includes a tag that is perfect for labeling.

Nuby GATOR GRIP Pop-up Sipper Review

All of my kids are active and we are constantly on the go.  I not only need a closed top drink for my toddler, but it also comes in handy for my 5 and 7 year old.

The Nuby Gator Grip has come in handy for my 5 year old as we head up to school for my oldest child’s school pick-up, and for when she goes to her Ballet Practice.

Nuby GATOR GRIP Pop-up Sipper Review

Our cup has a neat design, and I also like that it comes with a labeling tag.  This way it will be harder for us to lose this when we go to play-dates and other activities.

Do you currently own any Nuby products, if so which one? What features of this product do you like?

Nuby GATOR GRIP Pop-up Sipper Review

To learn more about Nuby visit their website at Nuby.com. You can also check them out on Facebook at facebook.com/nubyusa, Twitter at @nubyusa, Pinterest at pinterest.com/nubyusa, and Instagram at instagram.com/nubyusa.

Look for the Nuby Gator Grip Pop-up Sipper at Wal-Mart, Target, and Amazon.com.

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Feb 132014
 
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“Frugal and Fun Mom is a Nuby Mommy Blogger. I did not receive any compensation for this post, although as part of this program I may receive items to sample or review. Opinions expressed about the Nuby Toddler Training Toothpaste & Toothbrush are that of my own.”

Nuby Toddler Training Toothpaste & Toothbrush

Proper oral care has always been a concern for me when it comes to my kids. From an early age, I have paid attention to their gums and teeth, and have made sure to teach them good habits.

My toddler is no exception to this, and I have been working with him to learn to brush his teeth. Of course I am still the main brusher, but I also let him grasp the toothbrush, chew on it, and make it a fun experience for him by singing songs.

Nuby Toothbrush

Nuby’s Toddler Training Toothpaste and Toothbrush has been an awesome addition to our daily oral care routine.

The toothpaste is formulated with Citroganix to help prevent tooth decay and comes in a Tutti Frutti flavor. It is an All Natural product, fluoride free, and safe if swallowed.

Using and check out his Nuby Toothbrush

The toothbrush is small and flexible, which is a perfect for my little guy’s hands and mouth. He has been using both products in the morning and evening, and my son has really taken to it.  I don’t blame him though, I tasted the toothpaste and it is pretty good. I also think it is holding up pretty well considering how much my guy wants to chew on it.

Do you currently own any Nuby products, if so which one? What features of this product set do you like?

To learn more about Nuby visit their website at Nuby.com. You can also check them out on Facebook at facebook.com/nubyusa, Twitter at @nubyusa, Pinterest at pinterest.com/nubyusa, and Instagram at instagram.com/nubyusa.

Look for the Nuby’s Toddler Training Toothpaste and Toothbrush at your local Kmart Store.

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Jan 102014
 
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Nuby Flip It Sippy Cup Review

Thanks to Nuby, I was sent No Spill Flip-it Sippy Cups to review with my 17 month old son here on Frugal and Fun Mom.

The Nuby Flip-it is a cup designed with a Leak Resistant cap to prevent spills. The top is made to open and close, and simply flips back when the child is ready to drink. When not in use, this feature keeps the straw clean. This sippy can be used with a variety of liquids, and the drink passes through only when the child sips.

My son had no problem with using this cup, and took right to it. It came in handy over the holidays and we used it on many occasion. 

Silly Side with Sippy

Nuby Flip It Sippy Closed

Nuby Flip It Sippy Open

Toddler using Flip it

Child with Nuby Sippy

Child with Flip It Nuby Sippy

I like this cup because of the no-spill feature, and the reclosable top. My little guy really had a time trying to get it open, and that is exactly the way I want it to be. When I was ready for him to have a sip, I opened it up for him.  This way I didn’t have to worry about the straw getting dirty if he accidentally dropped it.

Since this is designed to be a no spill, there are multiple parts to the inside of this cup. I recommend once your child is finished with the beverage to pull it completely apart and rinse it out. If you leave it together for prolonged periods of time, the inside of the straw will start to get moldy. Take it from me that is what happens when I forget to pull the straw apart when I put it in the dishwasher. In addition, I suggest viewing the inside of the straw to make sure it is free of debris before you reassemble.

Do you currently own any Nuby products, if so which one? What features of this product do you like?

To learn more about Nuby visit their website at Nuby.com. You can also check them out on Facebook at facebook.com/nubyusa, Twitter at @nubyusa, Pinterest at pinterest.com/nubyusa, and Instagram at instagram.com/nubyusa.

The Nuby Flip-it is available in different stages and designs, and can be found at retailers like Walmart, Baby Depot, and Amazon, Nuby Flip-it.

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Nov 272013
 
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“Frugal and Fun Mom is a Nuby Mommy Blogger. I did not receive any compensation for this post, although as part of this program I may receive items to sample or review. Opinions expressed about the Nuby Fish Swoosh are that of my own.”

Nuby Fish Swoosh in Shower

Thanks to Nuby, I was sent a Nuby Fish Swoosh Bath Toy to review here on Frugal and Fun Mom with my children. 

Normally I would just put this in the tub for my little guy and my 5-year-old, but I thought it was about time to let my oldest who is 7 get a chance to play with a Nuby Toy.  It just goes to show how Nuby products can grow with your children.

The Nuby Fish Swoosh is a bath toy intended for children 18 months and up, that suctions to the tub or tile wall. It comes with a net that cinches at the bottom along with 3 balls meant for shooting hoops. Once playtime is over the net can also be used as storage.

Nuby Fish Swoosh Balls Fish Faces

This toy is great for hand-eye coordination because the child has to grip the balls along with aiming at the net. In addition, the fish faced balls can be used to squirt water.   FYI, young children should be seated in the tub when playing with this toy. 

My oldest has been enjoying the Nuby Fish Swoosh while he takes a shower. I can hear him tossing the fish at the net.  I’m not sure if I will be able to get him to share this with his younger siblings and might have to wait a while before I can get him to pass it down.

It is recommended that children should not walk or run with the squirters. Although my son plays with this in the shower, I did this based on his maturity and at my discretion. Shower use may not be suitable for all children.

Playing with the Nuby Fish SwooshMy son pictured, is demonstrating this in a dry shower.

One of the upsides of this toy is my son wants to take longer showers. The only downside is, he wants to take longer showers. I am just glad he is enjoying it. :)

Who would you give this toy to? Do you currently own any Nuby products, if so which one? If not, please visit their website and tell me another product you would like to have.

To learn more about Nuby visit their website at Nuby.com. You can also check them out on Facebook at facebook.com/nubyusa, Twitter at @nubyusa, Pinterest at pinterest.com/nubyusa, and Instagram at instagram.com/nubyusa.

The Nuby Fish Swoosh Bath Toy is currently available for purchase at BuyBabyDirect.comcheck other retailers for availability.

Fish Swoosh Toy Bathtime Nuby

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