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Will You Shop With Your Heart?

Will You Shop With Your Heart?

With all of the garbage that is put in our food today, it is important to be conscientious about where your food is coming from. Not only that – but where your meat is raised is a BIG deal. By buying welfare-certified animal products, or more plant-based products, you send a strong message to food companies that you care about the treatment of farm animals. Most of the nearly 9 billion animals raised for meat, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Food Safety, Health, Organic, Socially Conscious

Will you #ChangeYourChicken?

Will you #ChangeYourChicken?

Did you know that most full-grown chickens have less than one square foot of space to live in– less than the size of an iPad? Pretty crazy to think about. I am sure that right now the last thing on your mind is the size of the living quarters of a chicken, but let me tell you, it should be something you are thinking about. Factory-like industrial farms subject billions of animals raised each year … Read entire article »

Filed under: Food Safety, Nutrition

RosieHippo.com Wooden Highchair (12 Days of Giveaways)

RosieHippo.com Wooden Highchair (12 Days of Giveaways)

RosieHippo.com is one of our favorite toy stores, and we’re thrilled to include their exclusive Wooden Highchair in our 12 Days of Giveaways. This heirloom-quality doll furniture is made by hand of solid pine by Amish craftsmen. It fits dolls up to 18″– including American Girl Dolls. Rosie Hippo is the source for beautifully handcrafted wooden toys, toys made from organic fabrics and eco-friendly toys. All Rosie Hippo toys are produced under conditions that are fair … Read entire article »

Filed under: Chanukah, Christmas, Contests, Coupons, Dolls, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Featured, Gift Ideas, Kids Gifts, Made in the USA, Organic, Play, Seasonal, Socially Conscious

Tea for you, Tea for me: Gourmet Tea Gifts

Tea for you, Tea for me: Gourmet Tea Gifts

Some people enjoy fine wine, but that’s an expensive hobby. Gourmet tea is an affordable luxury. You can travel the world through your tea cup by sampling teas from China, India, Africa and South America as well as unique herbal teas (tisanes). When I lived in Boston, I was a regular customer at TeaLuxe, and I frequently shop at Teavana.  Recently I’ve become a fan of the Language of the Leaf’s gourmet teas after … Read entire article »

Filed under: Coupons, Eco-Friendly, Entertaining, Featured, Food, Gift Ideas, Mommy Gifts, Organic

Babywearing: New Native Pouch Sling Review

Babywearing: New Native Pouch Sling Review

There are so many slings on the market, yet our friend Jen at NursingMotherSupplies.com sells only the New Native Baby Carrier. Jen’s a breastfeeding expert who recommends only the best products for nursing moms. Moms can wear their baby comfortably in the New Native sling while discreetly nursing. The New Native is a favorite of celebs like Keri Russell and Angelina Jolie who have been pictured using it. The wide carrier strap provides great back support, and it … Read entire article »

Filed under: Attachment Parenting, Baby Carriers, Breastfeeding, Celebrity Babies, Featured, Gift Ideas, Organic, Slings

New Affordable Organic Baby Food Options from Gerber

New Affordable Organic Baby Food Options from Gerber

Gerber just introduced some new dinner purees with DHA, which helps brain and eye development, and reintroduced their organic cereals. (Gerber had recalled their organic cereal over a year ago due to lumps which could have caused a choking hazard, but the company brought it back after making several changes to the manufacturing process.) I had a chance to sample the new Gerber Organic Whole Grain Oatmeal and the Gerber Organic Whole Grain Brown Rice Cereals. These cereals were smooth and lump-free, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Feeding, Nutrition, Organic

Baby’s First Blocks

Baby’s First Blocks

Baby Mwah received these soft organic blocks ($28) from NewBornMom, a hip eco-friendly baby store, a few months ago. The blocks match NewBornMom’s luxe organic elephant crib sheets($40), which I’d been drooling over since they would look so pretty in my animal-themed nursery.  Initially Baby Mwah showed no interest in the blocks, so I used them as nursery decorations since the pretty cream and blue patterns matched my nursery decor.  Once baby started sitting up independently, I reintroduced the blocks. These … Read entire article »

Filed under: Developmental Toys, Eco-Friendly, Organic, Play, Stuffed Animals, Toys (00-06 M), Toys (06-12 M)

BabyCenter Coupon Code (Deal of the Day)

I do a lot of my shopping at the BabyCenter store because they have an amazing selection of inexpensive basics and designer goods, too, at great prices. You can Shop U.S. & European Made Toys, find organic baby clothing, cloth diapers & natural toys at the BabyCenter Earth-Friendly Boutique, and get a wide selection of BPA-Free baby bottles and sippy cups. And right now they have Adorable Halloween Costumes for infant through preschooler 30-50% off. Plus, when I’m not sure what to buy, I check out BabyCenter’s Buying Guides for advice for what to look for when shopping for pregnancy & baby, like their Stroller Buying Guide. BabyCenter.com Coupon Code: Right now, get free shipping on all orders $29+ at BabyCenter Store from 10/6-10/12. Code: FREESHIP29. If you miss this great deal, just check … Read entire article »

Filed under: Coupons, Made in the USA, Organic

Witty Tees for Your Sprout

Witty Tees for Your Sprout

Zoe & Sprout combines the humor of baby t-shirts with funny sayings with a hip play on today’s pop culture issues. For 2008, Zoe & Sprout is expanding its organic baby t-shirt and snapsuit offerings, with relevant and clever designs like, “My tricycle is a hybrid.” My personal favorite is a classic spin on toddler attitude: “Hello, My Name is…No No,”  which is always my little girl’s response. If you are blessed with twins, you’ll go gaga over … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Fashion, Coupons, Fair Trade, Made in the USA, Onesies, Organic, Snapsuits

Grow Organically With Natural Pod

Grow Organically With Natural Pod

Natural Pod has one of the most unique selections of heirloom-quality, natural and organic toys, clothing, and gifts. This Canadian-based store only stocks eco-friendly and child-safe wooden and cloth toys, organic clothing, and sustainable items, most of which are made in Canada, the USA, or Europe. My tot checked out a few of Natural Pod’s toddler toys and pre-schooler favorites. She’s carrying around the Poot & Boogie Doll from their Natural and Organic Dolls section. Poot … Read entire article »

Filed under: Boutiques, Dolls, Eco-Friendly, Featured Store, Musical Toys, Organic, Toddlers, Toy Stores, Toys (00-06 M), Toys (All Ages), Toys (Pre-School)