2011 Etsy Spotlight: Crafty Mama Designs

Jemma’s first birthday didn’t ease me into the baby-to-toddler transition well. For some reason, it passed with so much happiness and celebration that I never stopped to connect that she isn’t a baby anymore. What has made me realize her toddlerhood is this nursing upset. It’s thrown me into an emotional tizzy. My baby isn’t […]

2011 Etsy Spotlight: Apericots

Apericots is an eco friendly clothing company creating one-of-a-kind goods for your little monkey, all while saving the planet by using eco-friendly materials and standards.  I’m pretty close to obsessed with cute kid tees. I love being able to dress Jemma in clothes that are adorable, but not cheesy. Take this for instance – fulfills […]

Lovin’ Summer with Up a Tree. Cup a Tea

Oh summer. Thank you for visiting this weekend – it’s so nice that Jemma gets a wee chance to feel the heat before the leaves start falling!   A special thanks to Johanna of Up a Tree. Cup a Tea for accessorizing our summer play day! Check out the set of Little Jemma bows available […]

2011 Etsy Spotlight: locoMOmomma

Jolene is the talented gal behind locoMOmomma. She specializes in beautifully crocheted baby toys like rattles, teethers, play food, and clutchies. dragon rattle, too sweet! What’s a clutchy you ask? Well, good question :) LocoMOmomma has whipped up fabulous organic clutchies which keeps toys close at hand with no metal or plastic pieces! It’s every […]

2011 Etsy Spotlight: Sweet Bobbins

Sweet Bobbins specializes in a number of baby necessities … cloth wipes nursing covers wetbags bibs … all in fabulous patterns and prints! Two busy mamas, Angela and Rene, run Sweet Bobbins. They sent Jem and I a sample of their wipes and a wonderful wet bag to try out. We’ve had the wipes and wet bag […]

2011 Etsy Spotlight: 20 Little Toes

  20 Little Toes was named for one of the owner’s twin boys – hence, she has 20 little toes running around much of the day! Too sweet! At this lovely shop you can find hair clips, headbands, leg warmers and hats – all with a sweet flair for fashion, fun and comfort. I love […]

2011 Etsy Spotlight: Cutey Clips

In the last few weeks Jemma’s hair has filled out quite a bit! She has wispy little bangs, an adorable swirl at her crown and curly little ends. It’s still a warm blonde color and I’m loving it! Remind of this when she has ratty knots or gets silly putty stuck in it like her […]

2011 Etsy Spotlight: Earnest Efforts

We are still very much on the natural toy band wagon. This rattle has become such a favorite that I bought a second one so we can keep one at home and one in the car! I thought I’d get all creative with this review and rather than a plain ol’ picture, we took a […]

2011 Etsy Spotlight: Up All Night Studios

With a mix of vintage, re-purposed, and new materials Up All Night Studios has quite the flair for hip baby and toddler wear. I mean, check out this onesie! I also love these two tops from the Studio … Seriously, they are too sweet and fulfill many of my very important clothing preferences – quality […]

Kickypants & 2011 Etsy Spotlight: MiLu Couture

Kickypants and MiLu Couture helped us celebrate a beautiful Easter weekend!  Kickypants literally has the softest baby and toddler clothes. They are made of bamboo and although a bit pricier than our normal fare, they are absolutely worth it! Jemma has had a bout of sensitive skin and I always reach for her Kickypants clothes […]

2011 Etsy Spotlight: Rylee’s Collection

Poor Jemma is having a very awkward stage with her hair right now. You see, she still has her baby wisps, but some are falling out. It is also changing color, from her newborn dark hair to what looks to be a sweet strawberry blonde.  On top of that, poor thing has a bit of […]