Stilettos and Diapers Reviews: January 2012

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Red Lobster {REVIEW}

 Last year at Blissdom, Red Lobster was one of the sponsors. They provided all the lobster bisque and lobster rolls we could eat. That meant me eating a bowl of lobster bisque EVERY.SINGLE.BREAK. I love that stuff!

I got email from the representatives that were there saying they remembered how much I liked the lobster bisque. Ummm, guess I may have had one bowl too many if I was remembered!

Since then, Red Lobster has had a bit of a makeover from what you may thing of them as. They've redesigned their look into one inspired by the New England Coast. You'll find stone towers, ship lanterns and Adirondack-style chairs are just some of the new features.
We went for dinner at our local Red Lobster to try out the new changes. I, of course, ordered Lobster Bisque. And I didn't share any. 
Inside were cozy booths and soft lighting. A very comfortable atmosphere for the delish food I came for. Give me some cheddar bay biscuits. 
 Another one of my favorites is coconut shrimp. I had that as part of their 4 course seafood feast for only $15. You get a soup, salad, entree and dessert, plus all those biscuits! It won't be available much longer, so get it while you can! 
If you are wanting to eat seafood, pack up the fan and head to Red Lobster. I have never been let down by the place and I feel like the atmosphere now matches the quality food they serve. 

Thanks, Red Lobster, for the chance to try your made over look! 

I was provided a gift card in exchange for my honest review of the restaurant. I was in no other way compensated. 

Monday, January 9, 2012

PUSH! Delivery Gown {REVIEW}

You know those baby's first moment pictures that are completely magical and full of love for the new little life in the world? Once you take your eyes off the baby, you are suddenly disgusted by the shame that is: The Hospital Gown. 

The blue and white, tie in the back leaving your butt cheeks showing, gown that who knows how many other mother's wore. 

I knew when I was pregnant with Callan that I didn't want that gown in my pictures. So, I did a little research and found the amazing PUSH! Delivery Gowns
They come in all different patterns and colors and are completely adorable.
There are snaps all the way down the back making sure you don't give any of your visitors a peep show. There are also snaps down each sleeve to make easy access for IVs and blood pressure cuffs.

Now, since baby Callan decided to sneak his birth in a couple days early, I didn't get to actually wear my gown for his birth. Total bummer. But this package was waiting on me when I got home from the hospital.
Lets not judge the 4 day post-baby puffy face, mmkay?
I was still so excited for my gown! I wore it constantly for the first several days. The last thing I wanted after a c-section was pants smashing my stomach. The cross over front made me feel cuter than wearing a regular nightgown and it makes for easy nursing. 

Ashley Isaacs is a seamstress and started PUSH! Delivery Gowns after delivering her own children in the old hospital gowns. She has also recently started Matthew's Armour, making hospital gowns for little ones headed to the hospital. Your little ones can dress up like a princess or super hero to make a hospital experience less scary. 

If you are pregnant or know someone who is, go check out PUSH! Delivery Gowns! What a perfect shower gift! Right now, there is contest going on their Facebook page. Once they reach 1000 "likes" they will give away a gown! So go like them and say I sent you! 

Thanks so much, Ashley for my beautiful gown!

I received the gown pictured above in exchange for my review of the product. I was in no other way compensated.