Year: 2008

giveaway reminder!

Just wanted to remind everyone that the Pure & Honest Kids diaper bag giveaway ends Tomorrow at Midnight MST, so be sure to tell all your friends to enter! Good luck.

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sugar scrub

If you need to give your honey Valentine’s Day hints {not that I do, my husband has it all planned out I’m SURE}, look no further than blessed happy mom for some bath time pampering. I’m one of those moms who loves a hot bath with a few good magazines and a diet coke at the end of a long day and this yummy citrus sugar scrub is the perfect remedy. Citrus Sugar Scrub. {via Blessed Happy Mom} $13.95 for…
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unique kid art.

National Badger. $16. {5″ Elephant} Christine Heinitz is a fellow mom who wasn’t satisfied with the assortment of kid art available to the general public {read: she didn’t want to pay college tuition for quality nursery artwork} so she decided to create her own and National Badger was born. Choose from a gallery of cool animals {or commission your own} available in three sizes: 5″, 7″, or 10″. Kudos to the clever moms of the world.

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generation orange.

Generation Orange “is a new lifestyle company for families striving to live healthy, happy, and conscious lives. Founded upon the principles of health, sustainability, and community, Generation Orange…products promote healthy, happy, and conscious living…” Natursutten Pacifier.$8.{via Generation Orange} This Natursutten pacifier is a pefect example; made from a single piece of molded natural rubber {from a Hevea Brasiliensi tree} it virtually eliminates the collection of nasty germs found in all the crevices of a regular binkie. Bamboo Baby Fitted Crib…
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v-day crafts.

{via Parents Magazine}. My daughter and I are a fairly crafty pair {it’s our bonding thing, and it’s the most fun we have together}. We usually make her Valentine’s Day cards for her school class, and this is what we’re going to make this year. I found the idea in my trusty Parent’s Magazine, and I can’t wait to do it with P tonight.

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not quite what I was planning.

not quite what I was planning book

I was listening to N.P.R. the other day in the car with my husband when I heard this amazing segment called Six-Word Memoirs. It’s a brilliant storytelling idea from Smith Magazine {an online storytelling community} spurred by the brief six-word story once penned by Ernest Hemingway: “For Sale: baby shoes, never worn.” Is it possible to write your own memoir in six words? You’d be surprised at how much you can learn about a person based from such a small…
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eco-artware.

Elephant.9″x6″. {sale $22 via eco-artware}. This company is all about re-purposing old things into new for the sake of the environment, “Eco-Artware.com is a web-based gallery of unique, well-made and environmentally friendly gifts. Our natural and recycled products are eco-friendly and sustainable.” The elephant is above is made from a vintage wool sweater, and how cool are these cuff links made out of old New York City subway tokens: $75.{Subway Token Cuff Links}. or these from vintage typewriter keys? $38/set.{via…
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saipua.

Saipua is a small family run business based out of Brooklyn, New York featuring divine smelling hand made soaps, soy candles, note cards, and flowers. Each soap is individually wrapped and hand stamped resulting in a beautiful personal presentation. The creation of the Bar Soaps “begin{s} with Italian food-grade olive oil, dark green in color and rich in moisturizing elements. Then we add herbs, butters, natural extracts and essential oils. The result is handmade, hand cut soap with out artificial…
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schylling toys.

Looking through the classic toys in a Schylling toy catalog is a thoroughly enjoyable blast from the past. I know I had one of these Curious George Jack in the Box toys as well as a wooden abacus like this. Ahh, it makes me long for the simple days. Schylling’s mission {which they live up to if you ask me} is: To create and offer unique products that offer a variety and distinctive appeal to our customers around the world….
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