A jewelry idea that just sort of popped out

A jewelry idea that just sort of popped out

You can always tell a great jewelry artist when you want to wear pretty much everything she makes. And that’s just how I’d describe the innovative stainless steel pop-out jewelry from Houston artist Melissa Borrell. Just like those old cool plastic toys in...
Make every day a good hair day

Make every day a good hair day

I can’t believe I’m already thinking of holiday accessories but, yup, I am. Mainly because I’ll be among those “shopping my closet” this year and looking to update old looks with affordable new accessories. On a wild Etsy tear this week,...
Rock the socx

Rock the socx

With the cold weather here, my little barefoot-loving toddler is now being forced into socks and shoes. And boy is she ticked off about it. But I’d imagine the Beba Bean sweater socx will make kids like her a much happier camper.  These mom-designed...
Yes, it’s stroller blanket season again

Yes, it’s stroller blanket season again

It’s only mid-October and already the babies in my hood are being bundled under stroller blankets and sleep sacs and other bits of coziness to keep the chill out. After four winters doing this mom thing, I’ve learned that it makes sense to invest in the...
It’s baby toe warming season again.

It’s baby toe warming season again.

The latest dispatch in the You Get What You Pay For department: The stunning new Kahu winter baby boots from Nui Organics, the wonderful New Zealand company that creates beautiful items from organic Merino wool using sustainable farming practices. These booties are no...
Avast ye scurvy neckwear!

Avast ye scurvy neckwear!

Right in time for Halloween, I stumbled upon this most adorable skull and crossbones scarf at Admiral Road, made out of the same soft, cozy fleece as their personalized fleece blankets. I can imagine that even the most difficult, scarf-eschewing kids wouldn’t...
Tea to keep the kids warm at night

Tea to keep the kids warm at night

The nights have become downright frosty which means I’m scrambling to see if any of the kids’ pajamas from last winter still fit them; given that they seem to grow a foot a year, it’s likely that they’ll need new threads. Some of the nicest new...
I’m a lumberjack and I’m okay

I’m a lumberjack and I’m okay

Because my own brood is rather estrogen heavy, whenever I see the cool stuff from Knuckleheads I think, hm . . .any boys I need to shop for these days? Their new plaid flannel boys’ jacket is right on trend this year what with the Nirvana-Lumberjack redux...

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