Monthly Archives: December 2010

Made with love

Written by: P&N December 29 2010 There is an innate charm that exudes from handmade items. There is also the satisfaction of wearing a one-of-a-kind piece and contributing to a local artisan or small company. Etsy has a wonderful selection … Continue reading

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Babymooning

Written by: Sheri December 29 2010 I had never heard of a babymoon until a few years ago when a close friend and her husband planned a trip to the Carribean during her pregnancy as one last getaway before their … Continue reading

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Clear out the clutter

Written by: Candace December 28 2010 If your house is anything like mine, then on any given day, at any given moment, it is very likely that one could break her neck tripping over a ball, jack-in-the-box, stuffed animal or … Continue reading

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They're keepers

Written by: P&N December 26 2010 We’ve fallen in lust! We’re going gaga over Keep Company’s adorable mini-man shoes. Their high-tops and deck shoes are so hip and fresh that we can’t help but start building outfits around them. These … Continue reading

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Let's lace it

Written by: P&N December 22 2010 ‘Tis the season for getting dolled up and feeling ultra-glam for the festivities of ringing in the new year. Get all pretty and lacey in these fab frocks: Sexy, yet reserved Tasteful and romantic … Continue reading

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Early reads

Written by: Sheri December 22 2010 One of my earliest memories as a child was sitting on a wooden porch swing with my mom reading books. My mom says she started reading to me from day one, and even read … Continue reading

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Flying high

Written by: Candace December 21 2010 Nothing is cuter for a baby boy than an airplane themed nursery.With warm yellows and cool blues, this fun, modern take on a traditional nursery idea is sure to have your little one flying … Continue reading

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Get personal

Written by: P&N December 19 2010 Need a last minute gift idea or maybe an outfit that lets Junior get something off his chest? Check out Simplycolors.com for a selection of customizable hats and apparel for the little one who … Continue reading

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Home for the holidays

Written by: Candace December 17 2010 I love the idea of decking out Charlie’s nursery for the holidays, but I am a bit apprehensive about putting even a small tree in his room. So I’ve come up with a few … Continue reading

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Jeep Traveler Tandem Stroller

Written by: Carin December 15 2010 I am the mother of a 3-year old daughter and an 11-month old son. I have no idea why I waited so long to get a double stroller! At the end of August, when … Continue reading

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Cluck away

Written by: P&N December 15 2010 Have you checked out the charming 2 Red Hens? If not, you’ll definitely want to have a looksy-poo at their adorable collection of handmade, coordinating accessories for mom and baby. 2 Red Hens has … Continue reading

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Holiday prep

Written by: Sheri December 15 2010 Christmas feels like it’s gaining on me fast this year. It’s a strange phenomenon.On one hand, I feel like there’s so much to do to get ready for this baby.We still need to paint … Continue reading

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Babies and Bundles

Written by: Candace December 14 2010 Looking for a super chic gift for a little one on your list? Sometimes shopping for baby can be a little overwhelming.There are so many choices out there and so many variations of a … Continue reading

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Big time savings

Written by: P&N December 12 2010 Time is a’ tick-tockin’ away for holiday gifts and party attire. If you only have a few more items to check off of your list or are still looking for that perfect outfit for … Continue reading

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To grandmother's house we go

Written by: Candace December 10 2010 Tis’ the season to travel! During the holiday months we are constantly on the go, visiting aunt and uncles, cousins, and of course grandparents.I found in my travels that I was always missing something, … Continue reading

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Give a little bit

Written by: P&N December 08 2010 The holidays bring about a generosity of spirit. Express yours by helping a new mama like you (and treating yourself to something in the process). Glamourmom has brought back their Buy One, Get One … Continue reading

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Vivitar DVR 925

Written by: Marie December 08 2010 Photo documentation of every detail of my child's first years, followed perhaps by a finely decorated scrapbook showcasing the wonder of his “firsts,” was something I once believed to be a necessity. However once … Continue reading

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Vivitar DVR 925

Written by: Marie December 08 2010 Photo documentation of every detail of my child’s first years, followed perhaps by a finely decorated scrapbook showcasing the wonder of his “firsts,” was something I once believed to be a necessity. However once … Continue reading

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Nesting: Doing more with less

Written by: Sheri December 08 2010 I was reading one of my favorite mom blogs last week when I can across a post about doing more with less. I’ve read a similar message many times, but this one particularly resonated … Continue reading

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Inspire me

Written by: Candace December 07 2010 Sometimes my design ideas come from the strangest places. This week I was inspired by this beautiful, modern dog tag necklace by POSH Mommy Jewelry.This luxurious gold necklace can be customized with names of … Continue reading

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Glamourmom Mbody Starter Nursing Bra

Written by: Terry December 05 2010 For some women, the increase in bust size that accompanies pregnancy is a wonderful perk (no pun intended). For others, the additional cleavage can leave them feeling uncomfortable in nearly every bra they put … Continue reading

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Fringe with benefits

Written by: P&N December 05 2010 We’re totally digging the hip, relaxed look of fringe shoes

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P&N holiday gift guide: Blogger's picks

Written by: Candace December 03 2010 Throughout the month of December, we'll be sharing our picks for great gifts this holiday season. Today, our Design to Die For blogger Candace shares her son Charlie's Christmas wish list. When it comes … Continue reading

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If at first you don’t succeed …

As the saying goes, the best things in life don’t come easily—and we all know that parenting is one of them. In particular, curing common childhood discomforts and illnesses can be trickier than they first appear. When your primary remedies … Continue reading

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Practice makes perfect

Congratulations, you’re pregnant! For the next nine months, you’ll no doubt have a lot on your mind —including childbirth. Will it hurt? How badly? How can it be made easier and less painful? Although the answers to these questions will … Continue reading

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Dyson AM01 Table Fan and DC31 Handheld Vacuum

Written by: Lauren December 01 2010 When Dyson asked if I’d be interested in trying out a couple of their particularly parent-oriented products, I responded with an enthusiastic “Yes!” I had seen the commercials. I had heard the rave reviews. … Continue reading

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P&N Holiday Gift Guide: Checkin' it twice

Written by: P&N December 01 2010 Are you that selfless lass who has trouble letting people know what you want for the holidays? I’m familiar with your kind—you’re my sister. I know you have all things baby on the brain. … Continue reading

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Mix it up

Here are a few fun mocktails that are both satisfying and safe for expectant moms and their babes. In the midst of holiday merrymaking, many a mother-to-be sulks at the thought of being the only person at the party without … Continue reading

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Ew, gross

[Scenario 1] You’re in the middle of a weekly staff meeting when the urge to purge strikes … and you only make it as far as the door. How to deal: Vomit is possibly one of the most unpleasant aspects of … Continue reading

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The great gender debate

So, do you know what you’re having?” asks the checkout gal as she glances at my beach ball of a belly. “No,” I smile, “we’re not going to find out.” Even before the rehearsed words leave my mouth (this isn’t … Continue reading

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The P&N holiday gift guide: Bloggers' picks

Written by: P&N December 01 2010 Throughout the month of December, we'll be sharing our picks for great gifts this holiday season. Today, our Knocked Up blogger Sheri shares her favorite finds for moms-to-be and their babies on the way. … Continue reading

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Inglesina Club

The Inglesina Club highchair is for use with children who are at least 6 months old or are able to sit upright unassisted, up to 36 months or a weight of 33 pounds. The club chair is a simple design … Continue reading

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bloom nano

The bloom nano is the perfect highchair for minimalist parents who appreciate modern design. My favorite feature of the nano is its fold: It folds completely flat, which is a lifesaver for those of us living in smaller spaces. When … Continue reading

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Joovy Nook

My cousin, who is expecting her first child in October, recently sent an email to all of her mommy friends to ask about what baby products she should, or should not, register for. As a mother of a 7-month-old daughter, … Continue reading

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