Month: April 2008

ellabalou giveaway winner,

And the winner of the luxuriously soft Ellabalou blanket {valued at $56} is…. Indy! I just found out that I am pregnant three days ago and I just found your blog. I will definitely come back and see all of the items you review. Thanks for doing the hard work for us! Congratulations! I guarantee you and yours will fall completely in love with this blanket. Enjoy every snuggly second of it. Email me your info & blanket color preference…
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zeichen press.

I love Zeichen Press. Their cards are dry and unique, which means they’re perfect for me. These are two of my favorite: Letterpress Card.{4.25″ x 5.5″}.$4.50 Freewhelin Ladies.CD/DVD case.{via Zeichen}.$5.

wintree laundry detergent.

I recently bought some of this laundry detergent on one of my Costco outings and have to say, I’ve been very impressed. Not only is it good for the environment, it smells fresh and clean without causing any problems for my notoriously allergic family. I’m hooked. Wintree Liquid Laundry Detergent. “Wintree Liquid Laundry Detergent is made from environmentally-friendly cleaners and is formulated to remove tough stains and get your clothes clean. Wintree’s all-natural lavender fragrance is formulated from natural oils…
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henry james.

“Summer afternoon-summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” -Henry James- {image via flickr}.

sleeper of a bag.

I can’t wait to try this craft with P. Doesn’t it look so easy? I can think of so many ways I will use this adorable bag… {via Martha Stewart Living}.

diaper bag extravaganza.

Just an f.y.i., pure & honest kids, {a great shop I wrote about here} is having a diaper bag extravaganza. Now through April 30th their diaper bags will be discounted up to 40%. Hurry, they have some really great bags you won’t want to miss!

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There is nothing better than going to my hair salon/spa {minus children} for some self pampering, and the best part of it all is inhaling deeply the smell of Aveda. Over the years my hairstylist has turned me on to several Aveda products, and the following are my favorite. Brilliant Humectant Pomade.$18. This product is a great sleek finish for all the loose flyaways and it gives me a bit of extra shine {not to mention that it smells amazing}….
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grey pencil skirt.

Apt. 9 Pencil Skirt.{via Kohls}.$44. Although I’m loathe to admit it I’m itching for a grey pencil skirt. I once owned the perfect pencil skirt, customized just for me by my mother and her sewing prowess. I attended a prestigious college prep school from Middle School through Graduation where I was allowed to wear nothing but a bleak uniform of a grey pencil skirt & white shirt {or a Scottish kilt & white shirt}. My girlfriends and I hated our…
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book pick: the girlfriend’s guide to pregnancy.

$10.20 {via amazon}. When one of my girlfriends recently told me that she was pregnant, the first words out of my mouth {after my congratulations, of course} were “You have to read The Girlfriend’s Guide to Pregnancy!”. I. Love. That. Book. Honestly, it saved me while I was pregnant with P. I appreciate honesty, especially when I’m in unfamiliar territory. Vicky Iovine an accomplished writer, attorney, and mother of 4 straight talks her way through all 9 {10} months of…
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