Saturday, February 21, 2009

The Polka Dot Duck

If you are like me, you always have your eye out for unique and beautiful things. The Polka Dot Duck is a new up and coming online boutique that has just what you're looking for. From baby gifts, fun bags, to gorgeous little girls dresses, this boutique sells all quality handmade items at unbelievable prices! This designer also has a Etsy boutique that has really great bargains! 

Friday, February 13, 2009

Beautiful Baby Contest

Thank you everyone for helping us choose a photo to submit. Here is the photo we, and most of you, decided worked best.
Photo by Sharon Bartholomew

Monday, February 9, 2009

Photo of the day

I love this photo! While most wedding photographers go out of their way to make their photos as aesthetically beautiful as possible, Boston wedding photographer Ann Ruthmann proves that beauty really is in the eye of the beholder............ and that goodness!

For those of you who can not read the sign, it says "Why lie, it's for beer".

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Have a happy weekend!

Where would you be if you could be anywhere in the world?
Photo by Sharon Bartholomew.

Friday, February 6, 2009

The cat's meow.

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Here are some really great dolls by BlaBla. My daughter has two, and they are great! Everything this company sells is handmade, and from natural fibers.


No matter what you wear from the neck down, a fashionable chapeau can make you look like a million bucks! Enter the Hip Hostess contest for your chance to win an amazing millinery piece by Kelly Christi. 

Thursday, February 5, 2009

P. Jelly Sticks

After eating a yummy, and very sticky, PB & J sandwich yesterday, I took one look at Ella's jelly stained face and asked, "Who are you?". Without even the slightest hesitation she responded, "P.Jelly Sticks!" 

Wall solutions

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If you are like me, and have tons of undisplayed photos because you just aren't quite sure what to do with them. Here are some ideas that will help you transform your loose photos and frames into eclectic wall arrangements. Watch this video.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Valentine's Day Trivia

Cupid. Cards. Candy.

How much do you think you know about the most romantic day of the year? Test your knowledge here.

Have a heart

Want to give your valentine a handmade gift from the heart? Try these simple felt heart that are so simple to make you won't believe it. Click for directions.

Customized favors

Anyone in the market for customized cd labels? Transform your special day with a little personalization by My Wedding Labels. They customize cd's, coasters, favor tags, and an assortment of beverage labels and containers.

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Work with dad

Ella loves helping her dad drive the train. We went for a 3 hour train ride today, the snow was mesmerizing. This girl is a true railroader, it's in the blood, she rode for nearly an hour with her head hanging out the window. Photo by Sharon Bartholomew.

Let them accessorize

Crocheted Flowers and Vase by Anne Claire Petit
A sweet way to brighten up a child's night table or bookshelve. Found at Tinymcsmall.

Dog Boy Tea CupCat Girl Tea CupElephant Boy Tea CupLamb Tea Cup
Snail Tea CupTurtle Tea CupDeer Tea CupOwl in Hat Tea Cup
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These little stoneware teacup, by Kata Golda, make a great addition to any little girls tea collection.

Monday, February 2, 2009

Cupcake wrapper

Cupcake Wrapper / Liner - White Butterflies
Laser-cut cupcake wrapper by Estilo Weddings, as if cupcakes aren't sweet enough!

Check out Junebug Weddings to see the Best From The Best wedding photos of 2008. These are truly amazing!

Break my heart

Want to see love blossom? Then crack open this ceramic heart by Urban Outfitters, water, and watch love grow right before your eyes. 
8 letterpress gift tags for birthdays or party favors - variety pack
Printed on 100% post consumer recycled paper, these adorable gift tags by Sweetbeets are a great alternative to full sized cards.

Barbara Heinrich

Triple Gold Shell RingBrushed Platinum RingsBARBARA HEINRICH-  Milky Way Band
Barbara Heinrich is one of my favorite jewelry designers. Photos do not do her work justice. The weight, texture, and minute detail of her pieces are amazing!

What's your sign?

These fun drinking glasses are only $3.99 each, at Urbanoutfitters, and made in the USA.

Big statement for a small space

If your small room is in need of a big statement check out Casey Gunschel's wallpaper designer at Palace Paper. Image of Duc Duc crib and showroom from Cookie.

Little bakers

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These are the sweetest girls aprons from Anthropologie. Aprons are not only useful, but they have become somewhat of a fashion statement.