We Found The Best Organic Tights Ever!

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We are constantly on the hunt and prowl for the perfect tights for our little girl.  The kind of tights that stay up (how many times do we stop on the walk to school to discreetly yank her tights up?)…the kind of tights that keep their shape ( no drooping!) and look good after more then a few washes (fading & pilling are the worst).  We think we may have found our dream tights…and they’re made of organic cotton…it’s enough to make a mommy jump for joy.  Luna Leggings are fast becoming the talk of Hollywood mommies and we can testify as to why.  These vibrant organic tights look amazing while keeping our sweety warm, covered up and above all else comfortable.  She has yet to pull and fuss with them, so they are miracle tights in this mommas eyes.  Celeb moms like Jennifer Garner, Sara Jessica Parker and Alyson Hannigan have been featured in all the magazines with their tots wearing Luna Leggings this season.  We love all the brights stripes and gorgeous flower designs, and the inspiration that nature and the environment has had on the designers of this company.  The Butterfly Footless tights (pictured above) are hands down our absolute favorite.  Check their stunning Holiday Collection as well…we promise you won’t be disappointed.

Better Then A Black Friday Sale….

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One of our favorite brands Baukjen has a supper fabulous offer for our readers.  For all you mommas in need of a wardrobe shakeup, just click the link to get a brilliant deal.  This promo will run up until midnight Wednesday 21stNovember.

They are giving their customers the opportunity to receive an amazing triple offer:

 1. SURPRISE FREE gift from the Baukjen collection up to the $150.

2. FREE standard delivery

3. Complimentary Wrapping – Ready to give as a gift

Hurry as there’s only a few hours left to get this amazing offer.  Happy shopping Mommas!




From Canada With Love

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Finally…a doll collection from Canada made for Canadian girls.  It’s been a long time coming, but well worth the wait we think.  Maplelea Girls are a wonderful collection of dolls hailing from six different Canadian provinces.  They span the country from one coast to the other.  When we were asked to review the line of dolls we chose Jenna who hails from Lunenbourg Nova Scotia. When the big blue box arrived we were pleasantly surprised…Maplelea Girls are not your average doll.  They are 18 inches tall and made of high quality vinyl with movable legs and arms and a perfectly soft (huggable) torso. Jenna’s hair is super long and soft which has given our almost 7 year old, hours of hairdressing entertainment.  All the Maplelea dolls come with a keepsake journal that tells her story.  We love that there is space for you to write in the journal too…it adds an extra connection between the doll and your little girl.  Each doll shows exactly how different and diverse we Canadian girls all are , which we think is a wonderful message to send our daughters.  You can choose a doll that has similar features, or choose one that’s completely different.  We chose Jenna because she hails from our home, Nova Scotia.  Our wee one loves that Jenna shares the same home province that she does.  When we asked her what her favorite feature of her new doll was she said that she loved the  journal that came with Jenna and that they both like to run.  The connection was instant and more profound then any other toy we’ve ever presented to her.  Maplelea also just introduced a line of twelve friend dolls.  Your child gets to choose the doll’s background and story, making the experience of owning a Maplelea Doll all the more special and rewarding.  We must warn you though that you will spend more time then you could imagine just trying to narrow down the gorgeous accessories to go with your new doll.  Expertly crafted and well thought out, the clothes and furniture are difficult to resist.  All the accessories can be worn by any of the dolls.  What’s on our little girls wish list?  The stylish Manteau De Ville with it’s red piping and snazzy messenger bag and the Polar Bear jammies.  What could be more Canadian then getting warm and cosy in pajamas adorned with a polar bear?

Want to win a Maplelea Girl for your little one?  We have a contest for our Canadian readers only…check out the Maplelea Girls website, choose your favorite doll and comment on this review.  Tell us your favorite doll and why.  Don’t worry…nothing too fancy, just a little something about why that particular doll speaks to you.  We’ll draw a random name from our comments on December 1st. Winning a doll in time for Christmas… how exciting is that?  Bon Chance mes amis!

Prepping For An Inevitable Winter Wonderland

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The snow will soon be on it’s way mommies…no way around it. To cope with this harsh reality after such a gorgeous Autumn, we suggest you get into the Holiday spirit early. How are we diving in? By crafting our little hearts out with our kids. Our best find so far? The Winter Wonderland Stencils by Alice Stevenson from Chronicle Books. Her stencils are so perfectly classic…just what you think winter and Christmas should look like. We love the old fashioned mittens and the frosty snowflakes. The stencils were created with decorating windows in mind, but they make really sweet Christmas wrapping paper designs  too. Alice’s straight forward instructions and tips on how to use your new stencils. Even beginners like us were able to make some very impressive cards wrapping paper if we do say so ourselves. Can’t wait to try it out on the windows on a nice snowy day.