We have a Winner!!!

We have a Winner!!!

First I want to start off by saying Thank You to everyone of you that entered the giveaway!! I am so excited that I reached my goal a month before I had planned!!! I know I’ve said it so many times already but I really do love doing my Instagram page and Blog. I have been blown away by the amount of support I’ve had with it! The amazing ladies I’ve befriended thought this have really taught me so much! The love and support in this community is truly awesome! I just hope to stay a part of it for a long time and to help grow and support others!!

Congratulations to Alana (@alana423)!! I’m so excited for you!! Your excitement really touched my heart and I’m so glad I was able to brighten your day! Thank you for following me and supporting me!! I can’t wait to see how you teach yourself!!

Now who is ready for another giveaway?!?!?! I think once we hit 1000 followers we’ll do the next one!! So keep on sharing!! Don’t forget to follow me here too!!

Instagram Giveaway

Instagram Giveaway

Y’all we are over 500 followers over at my SouthernMamaofOne17 Instagram page!!! I can’t even believe it!!! My goal was to hit 500 by the end of February and we did it before January ended!!! I am so very thankful for all of my followers!! As a small way to say Thank You I’m doing a giveaway!! One winner will receive $50!! The winner will even be able to choose how they get their $50!! Will it be PayPal cash? Or will it be a gift card to Walmart, Target, Amazon, HomeGoods, etc.. Who knows but we’ll have to wait and see what the winner will choose!!

To enter it’s really simple! You must be following me on Instagram. There will be three ways to enter. Each way counts a one entry!! You don’t have to do all three but it betters you’re chances of winning! First there will be a slide bar in my stories each day!! Second you can like the giveaway post on my feed and tag two friends! Third you can follow/ subscribe to this very blog!!!

Look for the post starting today!! Contest will end Saturday at midnight central time!!

This will be just the first of many giveaways to come! I hope! My next goal of course is 600, then 700, etc and to just keeping growing.  I would love to be able to do another thank you giveaway soon! 

Again this is just my way of saying Thank You to all of you! This platform for me has brought so much joy into my life.  I look forward to being about to connect with ya’ll and share things I’ve learned.  If you don’t already know I started this blog after being lost in myself for so long.  It took me 30 years but I finally found away to come into myself and bring the joy back.  

So again Thank You all sooo much for your support! Let’s keep growing!!

Happy Birthday Beachwaver

Happy Birthday Beachwaver

Ya’ll Beachwaver is celebrating 8 years (1/21/2020 through 1/28/2020) They are having a huge 30% off sit wide!! Yes 30% OFF!!! (Code: BDAY30) If you have been eyeing one of their amazing curling wands or flat irons then go get it girls!!!

I’ve said it over and over again and I stand behind it too! I LOVE my S1! Its the BEST curling wand out there!! I’ve had it for years now and it’s the only curling wand that holds my curls.

I’ve recently received their Dry Shampoo and Texturing Spray and I’m loving them too!! They have shampoos, braid blum, hair spray, hair brushing and so much more. Check out their sit though the link here (beachwaver.glg9ob.net/kendrawave) and you will automatically save 30% at check out now through January 28, 2020! Code: BDAY30

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My honest option on Honest Co.

My honest option on Honest Co.

If you are a mom and haven’t heard of or tried Honest Co. then this blog is for you. I can remember years ago seeing all of these cute diapers my friends and family were using for their little ones but I just didn’t understand what the big deal was about.  Even after having Connor I didn’t use their diapers (sorry but it’s true.)  I did how ever use their baby shampoo and body wash! I loved that way it made his hair feel and the smell was so amazing.  It wasn’t until it was time to send Connor to school that I really started to look into the company.  I had used Pampers on Connor from the day he was born.  And I loved their new pull on cruisers and had even got him their pull-ups.  But when school was starting I knew I didn’t want to send the same pull-ups everyone else was going to send.  

I remembered that Honest had diapers with the different designs on them and decided to check out their website to see if they had pull-ups too.  They did and I loved the different chooses.  I seen that they do the bundles/subscription of 7 packs of diapers and 4 packs of wipes, that ship right to your door.  I looked all over for a place to do a bundle with the pull-ups but couldn’t find anything.  So I sent them an e-mail asking them if they  ofter them and if so what was the price.  Within 30 minutes I had received an email telling me that yes they would create one for me,  sent me the link to pick out my designs, and the price was the same of the diaper bundles.  The bundle savings is really good too.  If you brought them individually it would be $96.45 but the subscrition price is $79.95.  You also get to chose how often you want it shipped.  (every 3,4,5,6,8, or 12 weeks) Bonus savings if you add extras to your shipping, like their shampoo or any of their other products.  You can save up to 15% off of those items.  Shipping is free with orders over $50. So that means your bundles ship FREE!  

We have loved them. I could really kick myself for not doing this sooner. I used to hate bring Connor out when he was little and some times I just needed diapers and a trip to the store was just a pain. If we ever have another baby, I’m telling you I’m sticking with Honest for sure.

I did notice that this shipment has the new and improved design!! The tops and legs now have a more underwear like feel and make for easier on and off. I find it makes them look like training underwear too. They feel a lot softer too. And from the way my husband is being grossed out right now its safe to say it holds even thought nasty ones we don’t like to talk about lol.

One more awesome thing about having the bundle shipped right to my door is Connor loves that he gets a new toy to play with every month. What is it with kids and them loving boxes so much.

Honest is sold at Target if you to just try a pack before jumping into a bundle! They also sale their shampoos and washes too.

So there it is! My honest review on the Honest Co. pull-ups! This blog post is NOT sponsored in any way by Honest. I spend my own money on these products. I can’t even tell you if they will ever see this! I wanted to tell y’all about this company on my own. But if anyone wants to send it to them okay total okay with it!!! Hope I can help at lest one of you out there to learn about new company that will help make mom life a little easier!!!

Enjoy these out takes of me trying to get Connor to stay and take a picture lol I thought it was funny that I caught him falling!!

Beachwaver PR Box

Beachwaver PR Box

Ya’ll I am over the moon excited about working with Beachwaver (if you can’t tell by now)!! Today I received my very first PR Box from them, but not just from them I mean EVER!!!!! I knew I was getting some of the stuff but when I seen that I had two different boxes I was a little lost. To be able to work with a company that I already love is such a blessing. To say I was shocked is an understatement!! Thank you so much Beachwaver! I can not wait to try out the Second Chance Dry Shampoo and the Shubie Surf Beach Spray (texturing)! All items can be purchased at beachwaver.glg9ob.net/kendrawave! Save 10% using my code KendraWave!!

You know I will tell you my honest opinion about if I love, like or hate something. The Dry Shampoo and Beach Spray smell just like summer time. And after reading the reviews I’m sure I will love them too. The bows have alligator clips on the back of them so I know they will stay in when I use them in my hair. And this hat couldn’t have came at a better time because we will be having some cold weather here soon! The coffee cup will get used A-LOT because mama LOVES and NEEDS her coffee!!! Now you all know I will feel extra fancy and special getting ready in the mornings with my hot pink silk robe on!!!

  • Beachwaver Winter Hat – Normal $24 — on sale for $14.40
  • Second Chance Dry Shampoo – $26
  • Shubie Surf Beach Spray – $18
  • Velvet Barrette Bows – Sleek Silver & Jet Black (other colors available) Normal $6 — on sale for $3.60
  • Make Waves Coffee Mug – $12
  • Make Waves Robe – Limited Edition – Normal $25 — on sale for $15

Again I just want thank Beachwaver for the opportunity to work with them! I am really excited to see where this will go and I am even more excited for you all to hear first hand how amazing these tools are. If you follow me on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/southernmamaofone17/) you will see that I truly LOVE my S1 Curling Iron. If you are thinking about getting one I’m telling you you will LOVE it!!

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Goodbye 2019 – Hell0 2020

Goodbye 2019 – Hell0 2020

I cannot believe that it is 2020.  I have so much hope for 2020! 2019 was one of our best years so far.  Connor is growing so fast.  He started school and loves it.  He is learning so much! Raymond started working a schedule again for the first time in forever.  I came into myself big time this year. I can’t believe that I took the jump and started my Instagram and blog! We brought our very first new boat.  There was lots of family time with just the three of us was the best part of all. We got asked the whole year when we were going to have another baby. (Still don’t know if we even want a second baby yet) I had just two goals for 2019 and it was more family time and more me time.  Both goals and more were accomplished!! 

Yes, we did have a few downs but nothing that out weighted that good that we had.  Finding out my mom had a very small amount of skin cancer and her surgery was the worst part of the year.  But we have put it in God’s hands that all is good, and the surgery got all of it.  Losing Abby has been very hard, its weird not having her here by my side.  

I’ve grown into my own skin this year. I love when I get to fix myself up like I call it.  The looks my husband gives me when I do makes me smile even more.  All the try-ons have fun so much fun to do. I even got a few discount codes for all of my amazing follower. (See the Beachwaver and MilaRae posts) I had to remind myself this year that it’s okay to feel good about the things I have and worked for.  I learned to not let others drama and troubles bring me down.  

So, my hopes and plans for 2020.  Of course, it’s to keep up the family time and working and growing for me.  I would love to do a few more family trips.  Even if it’s just to the camp! 

I want to start doing some remodel in my home. I would love to have at least my living room done!! One of my big goals is to pay off bills that we have.  We are getting to the age where we need to start really putting money away.  The biggest and top goal is working more and build up my blog and feed on Instagram.  All of my goals tie into each other.  I put all of my hopes and goals into the hands of God.  He knows what will work for us and our family.  He knows where the road will take us.  

I do have my fears for this coming year.  We live in a town that is highly depended on the oil field.  Raymond’s job most of the time is oil field based.  So, with that going the way it has been for a few years we worry about it all the time.  We are lucky to know that with his license we could move anywhere around water and be okay.  But would a new start someplace really be a bad thing?  Is it really a fear? God will only hand us what we can handle.  

I hope that you all step into this new year and new decade with goals and dreams for your life.  Let go of all the bad things from the past and move forward for a better you.  Say goodbye to 2019 and all of the toxic people who pull you down.   Let God into your life and let him guide you to your happy life that is planned for you! 

Have a very happy and blessed 2020 friends!!!

How I rang in my New Year!