Month: December 2007

road trip.

This set is perfect for the
family road trip on which
we are about to embark.
Enough pieces to cover all your
feeding/drinking/storing

needs.

{delight.com}
$25.

Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

housewarming bucket.

I love this idea from
Martha Stewart Living
for a housewarming gift.

Isn’t this such a clever idea to give
the new homeowners?


{via Martha Stewart Living.}
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Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

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little black dress.

This darling holiday dress from
BCBG
is perfect for an
y New Year’s Eve fete.
And once the ball has ended,

you wi
ll be left with a darling
little black dress.

$220.
{BCBG.}

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Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

think green.

This company offers biodegradable dryer sheets
that are “hyper allergenic, non-toxic & biodegradable.”
Fresh Citrus Scent or Unscented.
80 Sheets
$5.50

And finally, clean green.
Green Works Cleaners
offers cleaning products that come from renewable resources,
are biodegradable,
and are at least 99% organic.
{Found in the cleaning isle at major stores}.

Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

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book pick: boys are best.

The illustrations in this book are so
cute and original.
I need one for my little C.
$15
{amazon.}

Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

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thank you.

Now that Christmas is over, it’s time to whip out
the thank you notes.
How adorable are these tiny notes?


And with 25 for $3, how can you not
get excited about composing thank-yous
to far flung relatives?

{via Etsy}.

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sweetie pie.

How cute are these bibs from
sweetie pie?
They make me wish I had a small
baby in the house.
$6-8.
{via etsy}.


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elephant mobile.

I found this
adorable
elephant mobile on another
mommy blog.
What a clever mommy.
And how appropriate
for my new blog

petit elefant.

All she used was
felt, buttons, & thread.

I love it.
I want it, I need it.

Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

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coo coo kachoo.

If you want to extend the holiday season beyond
December
in your house
{as we try to do in mine}
save this project to do as a family
on New Year’s Day.
And please, save yourself the headache of
collapsing walls
by buying a simple, sweet
gingerbread train kit
like this one.

$16.95
{Includes: pre-baked train pieces, frosting, candy,
& a pre-slotted tray to hold your masterpiece}.

{You can thank me later}.

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Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

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