Year: 2008


Just a reminder…we’re still running the Baby Bintz giveaway until Wednesday January 16th. Be sure to leave a comment if you’re interested in the adorable giveaway, & tell all your mommy friends who might be as well.Thanks & good luck!

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book pick: dog is thirsty.

My absolute favorite books from my children’s bookshelves have got to be those of author/illustrator Satoshi Kitamura. We read these four on an almost nightly basis: The illustration of the animal faces is delightful, as are the stories. Simple, perfect & fun. Highly recommended by my 3 year old as well as my rather voracious 8 year old reader. Lots of fun.

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denyse shmidt quilts.

I love these gorgeous quilts fromDenyse Schmidt Quilts.The style is bright, clean, & beautiful.I only wish I’d known about them when mychildren were tiny. “For the first two years of baby’s life, 12 to 16 hours a day are spent in the crib. For goodness sake, let them sleep in beauty. Denyse has scaled down and re-colored some of her most popular designs for the modern nursery in the DS Baby Collection. Finally – a baby shower gift that stands…
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baby binkie clips.

It’s time for another giveaway! Baby Bintz is giving away one of their adorable burp cloths & a coordinating binkie clip. The ultra soft chenille backing will absorb any baby urps & keep you stylish along the way. Good luck! Please leave a comment about why you need this fabulous, adorable, & stylish burp cloth & binkie clip. {Thank you, Carlie!}

fashionable binky clips.

I’m delighted to introduce yet another amazing, talented, & crafty work-at-home mom, Carlie. She is the brains and the work behind the company Baby Bintz, a company that creates “unique, handcrafted, baby accessories”. 16″x19″ {$11.99 each} baby bintz. Her chic burp cloths are made with the cutest of designer fabrics & an ooh-la-la super soft and ultra absorbent chenille backing. You won’t mind walking around with one of these over your shoulder. And, they’re so cute and affordable, you just…
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Few things make mehappier in the worldthan a day spent shopping atIKEA. I used to make an IKEA trek to California,returning home with a car stuffed with wonderful findsin every nook and cranny.Now that there is one close by,things are bound to get worse. Not only has this lovely Swedish companystylishly helped me decorate my home,their products for children are mythe best.Their dinnerware for children isnearly indestructible, brightly colored,and my favorite: inexpensive. $1.99 each set of 6, IKEA var gaJsHost…
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mister darcy come on down.

I just finished reading this. For those of you who’ve been caughtdrooling over Mr. Darcy plunging into the lake in the A&E Pride & Prejudice series} Austenland is for you.Extremely light reading for the post-holiday let down.  Curl up with a hot drink and a snuggly blanket. Enjoy.

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I’ve chosen a winner for the darling Nina bag from Aster+Sage. And the winner is….. Laura. This is why she needs the bag: “i am in desperate need of this bag because i am constitutionally incapable of leaving the house without one or two paperbacks –what if i can stuck in an elevator with nothing to read?!– and this bag was designed for paranoid book-hoarding. also, it’s so darn cute.” As a fellow compulsive book reader/hoarder/carrier, I completely sympathize with…
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organized swap.

If you’re interested, another fabulous blogis doing what looks to be avery fun organization swap. See the blog for details,I’m absolutely going to do it!

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