High quality clothing doesn’t need to disappear forever just because its style is out of date. Melinda Cropsey of Green Sleeve Designs is a magician at transforming the old into new again, as she creates stunning sweater-coats of many colors by using 100% recycled materials. Her vibrant one-of-a-kind handcrafted sweaters are gorgeous eco-fashions that are wearable works of art.
Toys that are kind to the earth are becoming more popular as parents look to provide eco-friendly, safe and educational alternatives that encourage imaginative and creative play. Repurposed materials from manufacturing processes and 100-percent cardboard playhouse structures, furniture and models are making a name for themselves as the “green alternative” to plastic toys. Celebrate Earth Month with these sensational environmentally-friendly toys from Trash for Teaching, Paperpod Cardboard Creations Ltd., Cardboardesign, Calafant and Kidsonroof!
Bebe Bella Designs plush pillow cases with super soft minky are now on sale. Two size, standard and King size. These make a great gift for expecting moms. Made in the USA. Supplies are limited so don’t wait to make your purchase.
Sunglasses are no longer just a fun play accessory for children. Due to increased awareness of the harmful effects of the sun’s rays, sunglasses have become a necessity. Through all seasons, sunglasses are a reliable profit center for retailers. The Giggle Guide® presents some of our favorite children’s sunglasses that are both ultra fashionable and protective from Teeny Tiny Optics, Baby Banz, and Eyes Cream Shades, plus Ficklets, a unique and fun new eyewear accessory.
CHICAGO (April 5, 2010) – This July, The Chicago Market: Living and Giving® has already sold 80% of its temporary exhibit space, which is well ahead of schedule for its July Market. This past January, 44% of the temporaries were new to The Chicago Market and most of these exhibitors are taking advantage of the momentum and joining the July Market.
Of the exhibitors the July Chicago Market has booked to date, an incredible 25% of them are new to the show, making good on the promise to provide more new, on trend and comprehensive resources for attendees for July.
I never have enough time (or audacity) to try out new hairstyles. So I am pretty much stuck to one-length bobs until my hair grows long enough to merit a trim. It’s simple, it’s easy, it’s practical and… it’s boring!
Since it’s the official Keep America Beautiful month (you read that right!), I’m here to help you out. If you feel stuck in a style rut like me and want some new flair to your hair (but don’t want to go overboard with it), check out these three DIY tips from Bella Sugar.
Going green has never been so easy! Parental demand is growing for eco-friendly apparel, and designers are digging up the finest and most appealing textiles with all natural — but never boring — colors and prints to embellish the earth children of today, ensuring a brighter tomorrow. The Giggle Guide® loves to highlight the best and brightest, and today we have our eye on green garments and footwear for kids’ closets from these terrific eco-friendly brands: Feather Baby, Sage Creek Organics, Lucky Jade, HuggyBunny, Pedoodles and Sweet Shoes.
Cheer up Kermit! When it comes to products for babies and children, it’s easier than ever to be “green”. Today’s companies are paying close attention to safety concerns and parental demands, and are producing a wide variety of environmentally-conscious products. As we get ready to celebrate Earth Day this month, The Giggle Guide® is featuring brands that make going green a walk in the park. Happy Heinys, BabyGanics, Cotton Monkey, Sofi & Liv, and Mary Meyer are fantastic companies whose products are designed to be kind to both babies and the environment.
With over 750 collections, including 123 new lines, the three-day ENK Children’s Club Fall/Winter Back-to-School Show was an extravaganza of children’s fashion at its best! This coming together of leading brands in the children’s market was a perfect representation of what today’s market demands in both style and price, and featured over 100 environmentally-conscious collections from established brands like Coccoli, Kate Quinn Organics, Sage Organics and Petit Bateau. The Giggle Guide®’s Leesa Valentino covered the show and had her eye on the following favorites: Kiwi Industries, la Lovie, Skylar Clothing and UB2 Urban Baby Bonnet.
Thank you for your support as we raised money for Layla Grace’s Medical bills and awareness for Neuroblastoma. To say thank you we are offering Free Shipping on our website for today only! Enter code FC310 at checkout to receive your free shipping. www.babybellamaya.com
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The Giggle Guide® asked 26 moms “Are there certain types of children’s products you’re willing to pay a premium for?” When it comes to the welfare of their children, it is not surprising that most moms will invest more on products that ensure their kids’ health, safety, comfort and education. Quality and durability are also worth a premium. It is interesting that there is one product category in particular moms don’t want to skimp on — what do you think that is?