Mid Season Sale on Mini Boden

My mom sent me this sale, she’s already looking for christmas gifts (Aaahh, the holidays are only a few months away!!!)  So why not start thinking ahead and pick up some items for the favorite little guys and gals in your life from Mini Boden‘s Mid Season Sale. Here are some of my favorite picks from the sale: Top row:  Jersey Play Set ($31.50), Ruffle Trim Top (16.50), Funky Top ($21) …continue…

Kim at 35 Weeks Pregnant

Last weekend I went to visit a friend from college for her baby shower. It was the first time we’ve seen each other since we’ve been pregnant–she’s 35 weeks, due October 26, and I’m 31 weeks, due November 26. While I was down there, we decided to snap some pictures of Kim and her husband to commemorate this exciting time.  She looks amazing for 35 weeks, doesn’t she? We also …continue…

Etsy Eight: Grey

As I’ve previously stated or at least hinted at, I tend to sort of rebel against the traditional “baby” color palette.  I don’t mind a baby in pastels sometimes, but I don’t think that should be the kids’ entire world.  Here is a little Etsy roundup of some grey items that I think are perfect for the little one in your life! baby leg warmers from Knotty Babywear, $8.00 custom …continue…

Sweet Paris meets Retro Nature

This mood board did a 360 this week. I started with this rug, which pushed me in the direction of the chandeliers. However, I wasn’t digging the color story at all and getting a little frustrated. Then I remembered the two SPI Baby pieces and that set the rest in motion. I love kelly green mixed with pink, it’s fresh and not too girly. Ok, it’s girly . . . …continue…

How to take an 8 month old backpacking

We took our 8 month-old son, Jackson, on his first mini backpacking trip last weekend. We went up to Long Lake in Soda Springs, Ca. It was a short hike, maybe a mile or so, which turned out to be a good thing. I was a little hesitant as the date approached, mostly for napping and sleeping through the night, or at least allowing everyone else, including the bears some …continue…

Is it a toy? Is it decor? Is it an educational toy? It is cute.

Are these the cutest pillows?  I think so.  These designs from pillow pillow pillow will help your child learn their animals in addition to a soft place to rest. pets series part 1 bugs in love pillows series 3 I want this one!  It looks just like our maddie! pets series 2 Can you see the resmeblence? And these pillows are a little more mature.  Teaching the birds and the …continue…

A baby girl in Paris, I dream

Last week Erica posted about her imaginary son Henry and his stylish wardrobe to match his name (along with the more practical style she would choose for her very real son Jackson) that she envisioned from Zara.  This got me drooling over the equally-adorable collection for little girls that is now available in the US. Instead of an imaginary daughter, I’m going to put together how I would dress my …continue…

Serena & Lily Jammies

I love these pajama sets!  Serena & Lily always knocks it out of the park with their color combos.  And organic, only the best jammies for your little one! (source) We actually have several pairs of Hanna Andersson pj’s that we found at Costco awhile back.  If the quality is similar (which it should be for 3 times the price, thank you Costco!) they are so comfy to the touch …continue…

Shades of White Nursery Mood Board

We asked, and the almost unanimous response was for a shades of white nursery inspiration board.  Most of the white nurseries that I have come across in my internet searches have been a bit…frou frou for my taste.  While they may be lovely, they are not my taste. I decided to do a more modern, minimal take on the all-white nursery, while aiming to still have texture and warmth so …continue…

Nursery Planning – Phase II

Last week I started talking about my apartment layout.  Soon after I got some great insight from a veteran mom friend of mine (she has 3 gorgeous girls) and she gave me a few suggestions.  Her biggest point was that it is extremely handy to have the sleeping/changing/rocking station all within a close proximity together, and for the baby not to be in the middle of any foot traffic. She …continue…