Ohana Mama Has Joined the Party!

The Ultimate Blog Party at 5 Minutes for Mom, that is! I am so excited because I’m not only partying with you, but I’m also having a Baby Week Extravaganza this entire next week with Courtney over at Giftfully Simple!  It’ll be double the giveaways and double the chances to win!  So come on in to my Ohana, take a look around and come back for our Baby Week as we surf into spring!

Want to RSVP to our Baby Week?!  It starts on Monday 3/23!

Earn THREE extra entries to every giveaway during the week by grabbing our button and putting it on your side bar! (just write: “have party button on sidebar” in three comments for each giveaway as the week goes on) Button is in my sidebar! —–>

Mahalo (thank you!) to Trisha over at Sweet and Sassy Girls for making our adorable button!

Aloha to all the new readers that are stopping by from the UBP and to those that are already part of my ohana!! This week should be fun, I can’t wait to go and meet new bloggers! Check out some of my videos in my sidebar, read “about me” to get to know Ohana Mama & leave comments, I’d love to connect with you!

I’ll be at BlogHer in Chicago, let me know if you will be there too!

Aloha and have fun partying!  Sarah, The Ohana Mama

Some past post about me and our journey to Hawaii…

How this Mama became an Ohana Mama

10 Things You Never Knew About Ohana Mama

And one of my fave review videos we’ve done: Ohana Mama Puts Ergo Baby To the Test

UBP Prizes!  Ohana Mama’s wish list!

My top choices for prizes – so bummed that a ton of cool ones are for mainland US only :(  But there are still a bunch that I would love to win!  My faves…

USC 16$50 gift certificate to my shop Kristen’s Custom Creations
Provided by: Kristen of Kristen’s Custom Creations
Prize details:Kristen’s Custom Creations is offering a $50 gift certificate to her shop www.klacustomcreations.etsy.com specializing in hand stamped sterling silver keepsake jewelry, from Mommy jewelry to inspirational and much much more!

USC 45Pair of shoes from Eleven Collection Spring/Summer 09′
Provided by: Wishing Penny
Prize Details: Pick any pair for your sweet feet! Eleven’s shoes are available in whole sizes 9-3, perfect for toddlers through early school age kids (ages 3-8). They offer a fun selection for boys & girls, so go ahead pick your favorite pair :))

USC 60 — $178 in PR Training for Moms from PR in Your Pajamas
Provided by: Elena Verlee, PR in Your Pajamas
Prize details: An ebook called PR in Your Pajamas – Practical Publicity for the Time Strapped Mom Entrepreneur, and a media list of over 200 reporters receptive to news from mom entrepreneur companies, products and services.

USC 73 — Go baby OutMat– winners choice of style (Pink/Spiral, Blue/Single or Green/Swoosh)
Provided by: Go Baby
Prize details: Go baby Outmat: Make days at the park fun and easy with our water-resistant outdoor play mat. When fully opened, it offers a large, soft surface for picnic or play time. It quickly rolls up into its own bag for easy transportation, making it the perfect outdoor blanket to take with you anywhere! Winner chooses from one of three eye-catching colors/designs: Blue/Orange (Single), Pink/Brown (Spiral), or Green/Green (Swoosh.)


  1. I’m still just blog hopping through the Ultimate Blog Party link list. I didn’t want to miss out on any blogs… but I just ran out of party time. So… I’m still working my way down the list… even though the party is technically over.
    Stop in on my blog if you’ve got a minute! Or… if you’re still up for a party post… you could stop by my party anytime!

  2. Love the pistachio stripes! I have an online store, Announcements Galore, and we’re sponsoring a prize for the party. Check us out!

  3. Stopping by from UBP…Very interesting site. I’ll have to check out your giveaways. :) Always on the lookout for those!!

  4. Tamara B. says:

    Just cruising through from the UBP to say hi :) I am already a happy subscriber to your great blog!

  5. I’m doing some blog hopping from the UBP and stopping in to say hi!

  6. your blog is very helpful. I am really having fun looking at all these blogs

  7. Happy blog party! I enjoy very much these blogs especially yours!

  8. I am enjoying all these blogs. Yours is one of the best especially your graphics.

  9. Stopping by from UBP to say “hi” – party on :-)

  10. I’m “blog hopping” via the Ultimate Blog Party. It’s nice to meet you. :)

  11. Nice to meet you!

    Talk about a party!

    I’m quite intrigued and am learning how to get around!

    Just stopping by from 5minutes for moms blog party!

  12. Hi to another Kristen! It’s nice to meet you. Happy UBP!

  13. Happy UBP! You have a great blog here and I look forward to reading more!

  14. I just stopped by, blog hopping as part of UBP 2009. It is very nice to meet you. I have a blog at http://www.superfunmama.blogspot.com; It’s a toddler learning blog. I’d love to have you for a visit! I am loving UBP! Have a magical day. I have a goal of trying to visit 150 blogs per day, whew! Let’s hope the little one takes long naps for the next few days.

  15. Dropping by on the blog party circuit!

  16. Ok. I think I figured out the button problem. My button address I believe is different than the one on here. I will have to change it. Thanks!! ( I went back to my blog and tried it a couple of more times, and it says it can’t find that page).

  17. I am so glad to see your at the blog party. This is one of my favorite blogs. I have your button on my site for a couple of days this week it didn’t work. My plan tomorrow is to redo my blog and the buttons.
    I am having a blast at my first blog party.
    Thanks for inviting us all to stop by for a minute. You have a super duper blog.

  18. great blog, Happy UBP!!!!

  19. I’m stopping by from the Ultimate Blog Party. I can’t wait for baby week. I’m super excited since I’m due at the end of Aug. (A girl!)

  20. Hello! Poppin’ in from The Ultimate Blog Party…all the way from Queensland, Australia! G’Day! I hope you have time to visit my party soon.


    I want to invite you to the Mommie Daze Virtual Baby Shower that I am hosting May 15 to June 8. This is an international even and there are prizes! Stop by my blog for all the details.

  21. I am new to the blog world. So glad that I found your blog. I love it.

    Will be back soon to read more.

    Hope you will come by and visit me. This is such a fun party.


  22. wow your just the party animal lol stopped bye to say hi

  23. Hi nice to meet you. I am grabbing your button and will follow. Thanks for the invite! Hope you are having fun at the party. I would also like to invite you to participate in Show off your blog Saturday! I would love to read your favorite post! It is never too late to link

  24. Came by from the party and will check back tomorrow to see what great prizes and stuff you have going onfor your bash.

  25. Just going from party to party to see how others are doing this blogging thing.

    happy 1st day of spring, here in Indiana that means something, cross your fingers no more COLD! your kids are cute

    My prize is #115 check it out!
    Have a good weekend blog partyn’!

  26. Making the rounds during UBP. Been here before, sure to be back again! :)

  27. Aloha! Wish I were there with you ;)!!! Huge Bob Marley and Marley Bros’ fan myself. Love reading your blog- Love your blog in general. You are such a ham on your vlogs! It’s cute. =) A good thing for sure. I’m not sure I could take the leap like you did out to Hawaii…but I sure would love to go back and visit! Went to Kauai last summer and it was awesome. How cool is that to have your wedding feature in the Knot mag!! AND Fiji! You lucky duck. The hub and I went to Jamaica. I’d love to visit Maui next time we go tho’. Hope you’re enjoying the party! Nice to know a little more about you. =)

  28. Nice to meet you. What a cool blog name AND nice looking blog. ^_^ I’ll definitely have to come back for the party YOU’re having!!

  29. Love your site here !!

    Have a Happy 2nd Party Day !!

  30. Party hopping on over to your “island.”

    Been here before but keep coming back…

  31. Everytime i come to your site i wish i lived in Hawaii! I’ve only been to Maui but was in love…..it IS heaven! love your blog! happy UBP!! Come say hi over at my party if you get the chance ♥

  32. Aloha Sarah,

    I lived on Oahu for years and still miss it. I will be at BlogHer, too.

    I am stopping by from The Ultimate Blog Party to check your blog out, say hello drop you on EC and fave your blog in Technorati. What a great week we are in for!

    Check out my place for your chance to win a LeapFrog Tag Reading System. :)

    The Divine Miss Mommy

  33. Sounds fun! I tried putting up your button but its not working for me!

  34. I am just stopping by from the party! I have been here before a few times and I have your button on my websites and blogs that I like page! Have a great day! :)

  35. Hello. Just stopping in from the party. You have a nice place here.

  36. Mudpies and Mary Janes says:

    I love your blog and look forward to Baby Week!

  37. hope you enjoy the party! i’m playing too

  38. Hey chica, I knew I’d see you at this party !

  39. Hi Sarah! So nice to meet you. Stopping in at all the great party goer sites. I am participating too! Party on!

  40. Great site! Happy partying!

  41. Very fun site! My hubbie and I were married on Kauai, so Hawaii will always have a special place in our heart!

  42. I have been lurking for a couple of weeks and love your blog so far.
    Thanks so much.

  43. What a wonderful site. Have fun partying!

  44. Well, the button isn’t working for me…

  45. I am looking forward to it! I added the button to my blog.

    Happy UBP =)

  46. Hi Sarah. It’s nice to meet you. I LOVE your blog design!

  47. Hello! Looking forward to Baby Week.

    Happy UBP.

  48. Darling site! I want to go to Hawaii so bad!! I’ll be back to visit your blog! Check out my party!

  49. This is my first blog party! I am having a lot of fun! I just had to click on your blog when it had the word ohana in it. We went to Disneyworld last summer and ate at Ohanas and your title made me think of that. In fact we’ve decided to creat our own Disney Ohana’s meal at home in the near future. I am looking forward to it. Nice to “meet” you!
    God bless,


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