Cakes That Truly Take the Cake

Cakes That Truly Take the Cake

Open Matthew Mead’s new Cakes for Kids cookbook and you’ll experience a combination of awe and complete intimidation. It’s as if my inner competimommy is saying Yes! We can make this! while my inner Peggy Bundy is like Are you freaking kidding me? 35...
Boys Get the Grills in the Back

Boys Get the Grills in the Back

Feminism and other gender equality issues aside, I’m more than happy to relegate the grilling to the sigOth. Men just have some primal need to play with fire, and I’m more than happy to let them. My guy would totally love Grill Charms, which is a smart...
Biodegradable disposable diapers? It can be done.

Biodegradable disposable diapers? It can be done.

Let’s face it, greener isn’t always easier. I think we all want to be the best eco-moms we can, but for me there was no way I was venturing into the world of cloth diapering. My guilt has just been assuaged however with a fantastic find: Nature Babycare...
Kitsch me like you mean it

Kitsch me like you mean it

I have a thing for chunky, loud, way-too-full charm bracelets, ever since I inherited one from my super cool Great Aunt Bea. Along those lines, the baby-themed vintage-style charm bracelet from artist Crystal Rendon that we spotted at The Baby Gardner. This is...
Flowers for Mothers Day? Oh yeah.

Flowers for Mothers Day? Oh yeah.

I have to seriously stop clicking over to Twig, because every time I do my covet list gets a little longer. Also because I could write forty posts just about what’s for sale there and then suddenly this will be the Cool Twig Picks blog. (Which, come to think of...
The Glass Sipper

The Glass Sipper

We’re always looking out for safer, non-leaching plastic baby bottle alternatives, like the ones from Green to Grow and my own baby’s choice, Adiri.  But I know that some moms are like Ack, plastic! Plastic is the devil! Plastic will come to earth, eat our...
Green. Practically.

Green. Practically.

If you love the idea of being that cool mom who brings her own canvas tote to the convenience store – but know that you never in a million years will be able to cram a canvas tote in your already overstuffed diaper bag – have we got a solution for you. The...

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