File this under awesome ideas and good for the cause, Acacia Creations takes recycled materials and reinvents them into beautiful bowls and tabletop pieces for the home. Recycled magazine bowls and fallen olive wood tableware are among the beautifully handcrafted pieces Acacia Creations offers. Using only recycled and reclaimed materials found in Kenya and practicing fair trade principles, Acacia Creations is an eco-friendly company with a true appreciation for its artists.

A long time ago, in my pre-kid days, I dropped my husband’s phone in a toilet. And not just any toilet. A toilet in a hole-in-the-wall bar! Needless to say, he was not amused. Now that I’m a mom, I’ve had my kids threaten my phone’s safety with juice boxes, rain puddles, baby pools, beach buckets and yes… even toilets.

Me Giant Inc. offers giant style, great design and tons of fun for children’s apparel and décor through innovative, creative, joyful offerings designed just for kids.

This cute, eye-catching company is sure to be your new go-to for the cutest kids tees and creepers. Me Giant believes that even the smallest of things can encompass giant style and that children are no exception when it comes to great design, sophisticated decor and chic apparel. they are right on that.

Okay, maybe not… but… I’m convinced. I’m not pregnant now but I am legally required to wear glasses when driving now because you know, I can’t see anything. Before I became pregnant, I had wonderful vision.. I mean, I remember people saying “you can read that allllll the way over there?” and thinking I was some sort of magical eye wizard. And then…. I had my baby and well, my vision sucked. I found myself with constant headaches, blurred vision and a husband afraid to ride in the car with me at night. Sigh. I guess I had to face my fears and go get my eyes checked out.

Are you in the know about Rockin’ Green? If you are on facebook, I’m sure you’ve heard people mention them. Often times, Rockin’ Green will go hand in hand with cloth diapering. Rockin’ Green is an award-winning manufacturer of eco-friendly cleaning products designed to make cleaning easier and greener. Most well-known for their clean-rinsing laundry detergent formulated for use on all fabrics and especially useful on cloth diapers, Rockin’ Green produces detergents for hard, soft and normal water conditions (known as Hard, Soft and Classic Rock varieties).

Which celebs will be adding to their families this year?

Here at Modern Day Moms, we are suckers for new babies. Like I’m sure you are too, we’re like frenzied sharks when we hear there’s a new baby to cuddle (and smell… omg that baby smell)! And since we’re baby crazy, we can’t wait to see pics of Jessica Simpson’s first child. Not to mention baby No. 3 for Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner! So let’s get those ovaries working double time… let’s check out the ten most anticipated pregnancies of the 2012!