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 […]