5 kids eat/snack gearMay 25 2016, 0 Comments



My wee one is finally excited about food - and I'm excited to see what new eating supplies have hit the market since I last shopped for this kind of baby gear. 


Check out some of our top picks!


1. Green Sprouts Glass Sip & Straw Cup 

This cup is pretty cool. First of all, it's glass. I love glass. So far, it's been durable and I love that I can truly get it clean. Another thing I love - it's both a sippy or a straw cup. You can decide what top you want to use.  So, rather than buy a sippy cup now and then a straw cup in a few months - you are set!


I do love silicone bibs, but with a younger babe I find them to be too stiff. I love a simple waterproof bib which means these are easier to wipe food off .These cute animal designs are a hit in my house!


This is awesome!  I saw my friend using it with her daughter at a restaurant and knew I needed it. I had something similar with my older kids, but this is way better. It comes in a carrying case - a huge help to both keep it clean in your diaper bag, and then, after it's been used, it will keep your diaper bag clean. A win win.  It has compartments. So an easy way to offer a small variety during meal times.  A great go-to for eating out.  I wish it had suction cups. Note - they do make a version with suction cups, but it doesn't come with the case. So maybe you could pop it into a plastic container that you already own?  Both have great design features.  Easy to use at home or at a restaurant. 


This container is great because it has both a lid that will seal/close the container to keep a snack fresh, and, it has a soft plastic barrier so your babe can't dump a snack. I like that the lid is attached - one less part to misplace - but I also worry that as my daughter gets older/stronger she may break it off. But for now, I'm loving it!  Love the bright colors and easy to grip handles. 


Now that my little one is learning the art of eating this On-the-Go Feeding Spoon gets tucked into the diaper bag on our daily excursions especially now that summer is looming near. She may not use this every feeding as we are still in finger food stage but it is there for her to 'figure' out...experiment with her first 'big' utensil. The spoon is designed to prevent over feeding and the handle is easy to grip. 



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Crazy for cactus!May 23 2016, 0 Comments




We have been crazy for cactus for some time. At work I keep pitching it for ideas but really my favorite look for this desert flower is for kids, both in the clothing and decor arenas. 

Here are 7 of our favorites:

1. Love this new line from Target, pillows are an affordable way to update a kids room. Pillowfort Cactus Throw Pillow via Target

2. Perfect for summer and so darn cute. Noe & Zoe Cactus Tank Body via Yellow Lolly

3. Cactus leggings? Yes please. Organic Baby Leggings via Little Eskimo

4. At $5 to download this print ..you can have an affordable decor for your wee ones space. Cactus Nursery Wall Art Printable (frame not included)  via Invited by Audriana

5. We are suckers for swaddles that are of a fun print. Cactis Organic Muslin Swaddle Blanket via Modern Burlap

6. Perfect baby gift and gender neutral. ORGANIC Baby Pram Shoes Slippers in TEPEES & CACTUS on Stone fabric via Bellaoski

7. Wall decals are perfect for renters and a less messy wall update. Mini Cactus | Removable Wall Decal & Sticker via Little Sticker Boy


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Happy Weekend.May 20 2016, 0 Comments



Saturday, May 21st at Sundown (8:15 p.m.–10:00 p.m.)

Inside Out playing in McGolrick Park!

This Pixar Studios film introduces us to Riley (Kaitlyn Dias) a happy, hockey-loving 11-year-old Midwestern girl. But, her world turns upside-down when she and her parents move to San Francisco. Riley's emotions -- led by Joy (Amy Poehler) -- try to guide her through this difficult, life-changing event.

FREE! Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. All are welcome!

Thank you NYC Parks and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment!


Photo: Taylor Balding


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