Easter baskets. Hold the cavities.

Easter baskets. Hold the cavities.

The biggest challenge I face every Easter is finding cool candy alternatives for my kids’ Easter baskets. But thanks to CMP fave boutique Cattiwampus, my search for sugar-free Easter gifts just got a little easier. Their virtual shelves are stocked full of...
The Easter dresses of my dreams

The Easter dresses of my dreams

This will be the first Easter in a very long time that we’ll actually be celebrating with extended family. Other than a plane flight with three young children (help!), the toughest item on my agenda will be tracking down cool Easter best clothes for my kids. In...
Tying one on

Tying one on

Okay so there’s still snow a-plenty in my neck of the woods known as Brooklyn, but in no time it will be the season for Easter duds and Passover dinners and spring weddings and seersucker. So when I saw the custom, handcrafted neckties for boys from Bella Bows...
The Mother of all Easter Mothers

The Mother of all Easter Mothers

The last thing we ever thought we’d be featuring on these pages is a a Virgin Mary softie, or an eco-friendly one at that, created by hand from eco-fi felt made completely from recycled water bottles. But the way we see it, some pewter statue of dubious origin...
Easter Baskets. Hold the Baskets.

Easter Baskets. Hold the Baskets.

Growing up, our Easter baskets were these monstrosities that my mom lovingly decorated with ribbons and bows, only to have them shoved back into a box for next year. Well, for my kids, I’ve decided to go a little more subtle with these handmade bags from Ecco...
Easter eggs, hold the sugar high

Easter eggs, hold the sugar high

Nothing like a holiday to make me feel like the harried mom buying last-minute decorations that probably aren’t even worth saving for next year. That’s just bad for my wallet and bad for the earth. So this Easter, I’m ahead of the game, thanks to the...

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