Saturday, December 13, 2008

Old Navy Daily Deal: Long Sleeve Waffle Knit Tees for the Family

Um....I have a confession. I'm a little behind in my holiday shopping. Actually I've barely started and I'm a bit crunched to get it all done. We did accomplish getting the boys their special "big" gift but it is time to get the rest of the shopping done -- boring clothes, books, and art supplies -- they may not get the big reaction Christmas morning, but they get used all year round.

First up on my shopping list tonight is Old Navy. They are slashing prices and offering daily deals.

Today's deal is their collection of waffle-knit tees for for the entire family. For today only all waffle-knit tees are just $5.00! These are the ideal staple for layering under short-sleeve tees for the cold winter months.

Celeb Style Find: Nicole Kidman's Belle Baby Carrier

Nicole Kidman was spotted out with husband Keith Urban in Paris last week carrying daughter Sunday in an Belle Baby Carrier. This celebrity mom favorite brand has been spotted out on Julia Roberts, Jessica Alba, and Angelina Jolie this year!

These mom invented carriers are designed to carry babies between 8 - 30 lbs. It is ideal for babies who can face out and hold their heads safely.

Available online at Belle Baby Carriers in a variety of color combinations. (Nicole is using their organic black carrier.)

For a limited time only Belle Baby Carriers are offering 20% off and free shipping on all orders placed by December 20th. Just enter coupon code "mommies" at checkout.

Monday, December 1, 2008

Little Twig: 25% Off Bathtime Stocking Stuffers

Looking for great stocking stuffers? For a limited time only, you can receive 25% off the purchase price of everything at Little Twig (excluding shipping and gift wrap fees).

The products by Little Twig have been developed with the advice of pediatricians and real-life parents. Each product is made with the most effective organic and botanical ingredients for pure and gentle care for your baby.

Just enter the code "FNF08" at checkout to take advantage of this great deal. Code is valid between December 1 - 5, 2008.

Sunday, November 30, 2008

gDiapers: Environmentally Friendly Diapers for the Eco-Mom

It's a fine balance these days -- the economy has us keeping a close eye on our budgets and our consciousness has us keeping an eye on our environmental impacts.

gDipers allows us to find a balance that blends the convenience of disposable diapers the minimal environmental impact of cloth diapers at an affordable price. gDiapers have no elemental chlorine, no perfumes, and no smell. These flushables diapers are made of breathable material that minimizes diaper rash.

Their Starter Kit will make a perfect gift for any new mom. Each kit comes with two pairs of ‘little g' pants (Great Orange and Genuine Vanilla Bean), 10 flushable diaper refills, a swishstick and a Handy User's Guide (H.U.G.) to help teach the concepts of gDiapering 101.

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Hatley: PJ's for a Comfy Christmas Morning

We have a tradition around my home every holiday. The kids each get to open one present on Christmas Eve. That one present is always a brand new pair of holiday pajamas. Of course, this serves several purposes for me. The kids get a special treat, they happily go to bed dressed in their brand new pjs, and they are picture perfect when the real present opening commences on Christmas morning.

The pajamas by Hatley are among my favorites. Having grown up in the mountains, I love their collection full of nature and animal motifs. The designs are perfect for mixing and matching to each family members' personality that they can all have a unique set and yet blend together for perfect family photos.

Old Navy Doorbusters: Saturday Graphic Tees

Old Navy is offering different daily doorbusters this weekend to get the holiday shopping started.

Today's doorbusters are their entire collection of graphic tees for the family. For today only all graphic tees are just $5.00! Whether you are shopping for the holidays or just need to stock up on tees for your family this is a don't miss deal.

Macy's Style Find: Greendog Ski Set

With three growing boys in very seasonal weather, I am constantly on the lookout for affordable outerwear that will withstand the cold weather. I'm loving the Sporty Stripe Ski Set by Greendog currently on sale at Macys.

This machine washable winter wear includes a durable ski jacket in either navy/green or navy/red color combinations with matching overalls.

Originally priced at $80, you can currently buy the set for $39.99.

Friday, November 28, 2008

Gap Sweaters: Buy One Get One 50% Off is having a special online sale on holiday sweaters. Today through December 1st, Buy one holiday sweater and get one 50% off (both adult and child sizes). The deal is only available for online orders.

Old Navy Doorbuster Deals: Friday

Old Navy is starting the season with a flurry of Door Busters! They have a handful of deals that are good for the weekend and will have new items featured for each day.

Today's doorbusters are select hoodies and jeans at half price! These items are only on sale for today both online and in stores so grab the deals while they last.

Our favorites of today's deals:

Jersey-Lined Logo Zip Hoodies
Regular price: $19.50
Doorbuster price: $7.50

Surplus Jeans for Baby
Regular price: $16.50
Doorbuster price: $8.25

Bean New York: 15-75% Select Winter Gear

Bean New York is offering 15-70% off select winter gear online. The sale includes items by EGG, Tea Collection, and Kate Quinn Organics.

It's Time for Holiday Shopping!

Thanksgiving is over and it's time for holiday shopping.

This year there is a flood of deals and announcements coming into my email box. We'll be posting them throughout the weekend to help streamline your holiday shopping.

Come back and visit us often for all of our favorite holiday finds!

Sunday, November 23, 2008

Celeb Style Find: Amanda Peet's Ergo Baby Carrier

Actress Amanda Peet was spotted carrying her daughter Frances Pen, 20 months, at Los Angeles International Airport in an Ergo Baby Carrier.

These mom invented carriers are designed to take baby from infancy to toddler. It's ergonomic design supports baby in the correct sitting position for ideal support for the baby's hip, pelvis and spine growth. It also minimizes the physical stress on the parents bodies by balancing the weight between your hips and shoulders.

Available online at ERGO baby in a variety of color combinations.

Other celebrity fans of this line include Keri Russell and Julia Roberts who have both been photographed wearing them in recent months.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

SALE on Tiny Prints Holiday Collection

If you want your Holiday cards to really make a statement, you need to check out the collection of fresh, modern holiday cards by Tiny Prints.

Tiny Prints has created the most amazing collection of holiday cards full of rich colors and modern design. Each of the personalized Christmas cards is printed on premium, 110 lb. stationery card stock.

A holiday card from Tiny Prints is sure to bring smiles to the faces of your family and friends this holiday season!

Order today and receive 20% off all orders over $99. Just enter "20Gift" at checkout to take advantage of this great offer.

Monday, November 17, 2008

My Good Greetings: Green Is the New Red This Holiday Season

Green is the new Red this holiday season!

The new collection of eco-friendly custom designed photo cards, invitations and stationary will help you stay green this holiday season. These eye catching designs will not only bring smiles to the faces of the recipient, but are eco-friendly to boot!

From printing to packaging and delivery MyGoodGreetings makes every effort to provide the greenest photo greeting cards possible. All of the cards, envelopes and even the address labels are printed on 100% recycled, FSC (Forest Stewardship Certified) Certified paper.

MyGoodGreetings is also offering the readers of Celebrity Moms an exclusive discount to help you save a little green in your wallet. Through the holidays just enter the coupon code "CelebrityGreen" at checkout to receive 10% off of your total card order.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Deal of the Day: Pottery Barn Organic Striped Sweater

Sometime we run into deals that just have to be featured. Today's deal is the Organic Striped Sweater from Pottery Barn. With thick organic cotton yarn knit together to create this richly textured stripes, this sweater is ideal for cold weather layering. Regularly priced at $58, now on sale for $19.99.

Introducing Boon's Saucer Stay-Put Divided Plate

Leave it to Boon to bring us a new product that addresses the age old dilemma of the flying dinner plate!

Their Saucer Stay-put Divided Plate is the latest addition to their feeding collection. This divided dinner plate is designed to stay put. It's unique edgeless design keep toddler's little hands from launching it off the dinner table. The simple one-piece design includes three divided sections to keep foods separated at mealtime and it's slip-resistant base grips the tabletop to keep the plate from sliding.

Available for pre-order now at to ship on December 1.

Crewcuts Fall Sale: Major Markdowns

Due to the craziness in my family during the late part of summer and early fall, I feel like we missed an entire season of fashionable clothing. I'm only now getting a chance to visit my favorite stores and websites to get a glimpse at the fall items on sale.

I am completely in love with this Houndstooth Prunella Coat! It is in moments like this that I find myself wishing I had a little girl to shop for.... not only is this super stylish coat the height of toddler style, it's a major deal. Now on sale for $149.99 (regular price $348).

There are deals to be found on all the fall fashions for both girls and boys online and in stores. Visit their site at today!

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Introducing the new CUB 2.0 Collection from Netto

Netto Collection has introduced the next generation of CUB, the stylish yet affordable collection nursery collection by David Netto. The CUB 2.0 collection includes the Sleeper crib that converts into a toddler bed with the purchase of a separate conversion kit and the Changer changing station.

The modern designs has been a celebrity favorite with Naomi Watts, Rachel Weisz and Trista Sutter selecting pieces for their nurseries.

The CUB 2.0 Sleeper has an adjustable mattress platform and fixed side rails. The simple conversion kit (sold separately - shown below) allows you to change it into a bed as your child grows.

Easily my favorite piece in the collection, the CUB 2.0 Station, is the perfect combination changing table and dresser, with two drawers and open shelf space to keep essentials close at hand.

Celeb Style Find: Minnie Driver's Swaddling Blanket

Actress Minnie Driver was recently spotted shopping at Planet Blue in Malibu with son Henry. During the out, this new mom kept Henry wrapped up in the celebrity favorite Aden + Anais Muslin Baby Wrap. Minnie uses one of the blankets from the "Mod" set of of these simple cotton blankets. Priced at $44.00 for four blankets.

Tiny Prints: Celebrity Designed Holiday Collection

Tiny Prints is always one of our favorite holiday card collections, and they are amping up their offerings for this holiday season. Just in time for the holidays, they have released their first ever Celebrity Holiday Card Collection.

The company has partnered with several popular celebrities to create exclusive designs that will be sold on behalf of a charity of their choice.

With designs from Samantha Harris, Elisabeth Rohm, Tiffani Thiessen, Melissa Joan Hart, and Dwayne Johnson, you can not only pick a design you like but have the opportunity to give back to a worthy cause.

Samantha Harris for Operation Smile
"Since having a baby, I realize more than ever the importance of a child being able to smile and laugh. My daughter's smile lights up my day,” said Harris. “Operation Smile gives children across the world who were born with facial disfigurements that ability."

Operation Smile is a worldwide children’s medical charity which provides free surgery to children with correctable facial deformities, such as cleft lips and cleft palates.

Contributing to the collection are:

Melissa Joan Hart for Friends of the Family

“After being part of many charities over the years, it is refreshing to see the amazing difference Friends of the Family actually makes in the local community. It helps improve the lives of both children and their families,” said Hart.

Friends of the Family strives to foster strong families, resilient and joyful children and vibrant communities in Southern California by providing respectful and responsive family support services in the greater Los Angeles area.

Elisabeth Rohm for Global Green
Actress and new mom Elisabeth Rohm has been a long-time champion of environmental awareness. The sale of Rohm’s recycled cards, which are only available on recycled paper made of 30% post-consumer waste and 50% recycled paper, will benefit Global Green USA.

Global Green is a national leader in combating global warming by helping to create smart climate change solutions, including creating landmark climate legislation, educating the public and building green homes, schools and communities.

Tiffani Thiessen for Camp Rainbow Gold
“Camp Rainbow Gold has shown me the true meaning of giving. The kids who attend this camp are so full of strength and hope that they have taught me life lessons that I will hold onto forever,” said Thiessen.

Camp Rainbow Gold offers year-round programs for children who have been diagnosed with cancer. The organization provides them with medically supervised camps, college scholarships and other emotionally empowering experiences, in addition to offering services to their families and support networks.

Dwayne Johnson to benefit The Rock Foundation
"I believe in the potential of children, and the importance of creating a positive, nurturing and secure environment for which they can learn and grow,” said Johnson. “Tiny Prints' commitment to community outreach, especially towards our youth, naturally compliments my mission. I'm honored to have my foundation selected as a beneficiary."

The Rock Foundation seeks to educate, empower and enrich the lives of children worldwide through global education, youth physical fitness and obesity prevention programs.

Kids Central Kitchen: Kid Friendly Baking

Cooking with your kids is good old-fashioned, messy fun.

While most of the time, I take the time to bake from scratch with the boys letting them measure and mix to their hearts content sometimes we just have to pull out a mix to make things easier. Kids Central Kitchen has created a collection of kids friendly baking mixes with whole grains, no trans fats, no hydrogenated oils, no high fructose corn syrup and no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. Even with all the good stuff, they have been kid-tested to ensure that they still taste great!

They have a whole variety of mixes to choose from including chocolate chip cookies, brownies and pancakes. Our household favorite is definitely the Swinging Monkey Banana Bread!

Robeez Launches Season of Giving Campaign

Robeez has launched its fourth annual Season of Giving campaign which donates shoes to infants in need during the holiday season. The company has set of a goal of sending $250,000 worth of shoes to children in need in partnership with K.I.D.S. (Kids in Distressed Situations.)

For every e-card sent from their Season of Giving website, Robeez will make a $5 product donation to kids in need. They are even including a special bonus for senders -- just for taking the time to send an e-card you will be entered into a weekly drawing of one of the Robeez Shoes and Socks Gift Sets.

The campaign runs from now until December 20.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Old Navy: Sale Time on Winter Outerwear

As I gaze out my office window at the falling snowflakes, my mind turns to tomorrow's challenge of ensuring each boy leaves my home suited up for the weather. I use every sale opportunity to stock up on extra mittens, gloves, hats, and scarves to account for the ones that will inevitably disappear throughout the winter.

Thankfully, Old Navy has a fantastic sale on all winter outerwear going on through November 13th. For a few more days, you can receive as much as 50% off all their winter weather necessities.

Some of my favorites:

Hooded Micro Performance Fleece Sherpa-Lined Blanket Sleepers
Regular price: $19.50
Sale price: $16.00

Frost Free Jackets for Baby
Regular Price: $42.00
Sale Price: $21.00

Gap Holiday Campaign: Striped Poncho

Gap is out with their holiday campaign and included is a feature ad with celebrity dad Jason Bateman with his daughter Francesca for the GapKids collection.

Francesca can be seen in the Gap Striped Poncho available in both a toddler size for $34.50 and a kids size for $44.50.

Winter Collections at Tea Collection: Nordic Navigator

As we continue to peruse the winter collections at Tea Collection, we move on to the Nordic Navigator Collection. Each of their collections are inspired by different regions of the world. The collection is inspired by the upcoming holiday and includes picture perfect pieces.

Here are our favorites:

Stav Dress
Price: $59

Sno Flugen Hoodie
Price: $35

Lom Plaid Vest
Price: $45

Orca Hoodie
Price: $35

Celeb Style Find: Angelina Jolie's Belle Baby Carrier

Angelina Jolie was featured in this month's issue of W magazine in photographs captured by partner Brad Pitt in several personal moments. In one of the photos Angelina is shown carrying one of her twins, Knox and Vivienne, in an Belle Baby Carrier. These mom invented carriers are designed to carry babies between 8 - 30 lbs. It is ideal for babies who can face out and hold their heads safely.

This celebrity mom favorite brand was also spotted out on Julia Roberts when son Henry was an infant and has been seen regularily on Jessica Alba for daughter Honor..

Available online at Belle Baby Carriers in a variety of color combinations. (Angelina is using their organic black carrier.)

Winter Must Have: JJ Cole Infant Urban Bundleme Bunting

This week arrived with a chill in their air and the first snow of the season. My mind instantly turned to winter coats, sweaters, and warm snuggling clothing. Living in Minnesota it is always a challenge to keep babies warm during that brisk walk from home to car, car to store, store to store, and anywhere else need to go.

I love quilted Infant Urban Bundleme Bunting by JJ Cole. Perfect for bundling up your urban baby! The Urban Bundle Me cuddles up your infant in warmth and shelters them from winters elements. The high-quality, water-resistant quilted fabric eliminates the need for bulky jackets or blankets.

It has been designed to work with 3 and 5-point harness systems easing the transition between car seats, strollers and jogging strollers while offering the maximum safety.

When it gets dirty as it inevitably will -- just toss it in the washing machine for cleaning.

Priced at $50 and available at retailers nationwide and at in a selection of stylish colors.

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Monday, November 10, 2008

The Playful World Bowling Buddies: Hand Felted Fun

My kids love knocking stuff down, picking it back up and knocking it down all over again. When you add the adorable cuteness and funny faces of The Playful World's Bowling Buddies, we have a surefire hit.
Hand felted and sewn by talented women artisans in Kyrgyzstan with a 100% wool felt shell and synthetic filler. Each set comes with 3 pins and one ball. Suitable for ages 18 months and up.

Fall Fashions at Tea Collection: Japanese Junsui

As we get back to regular posting, it was time to check out the new additions at Tea Collection. Each of their collections are inspired by different regions of the world. Fall and Winter are full of rich colors and amazing textures. I was so inspired by their fall offerings that we are going to dedicate several posts to each globally inspired collection.

First up is the Japanese Junsui collection which builds on Tea's iconic Indigo Collection and is inspired by vintage prints and timeless silhouettes.

Here are our favorites:

Junsui Floral Dress
Price: $55

Fukurou Hoodie
Price: $39

Celeb Style Find: Cate Blanchett Son's Darth Vader Tee

Actress Cate Blanchett takes a family stroll with husband Andrew Upton and their children Dashiell, 6, Roman, 4, and Ignatius, 7 months, in Sydney, Australia.

Dashiell wears an adorable Darth Vader for President Tee by available from for $26.50.