Archive for September 7th, 2009
I’ve been working on a photo book over at Tiny Prints for my mom and that prompted me to share some of the latest photos of my daughter.
Over the holiday weekend, I was able to purchase Melody’s new Fall/Winter wardrobe from TJ Maxx. I really like that store as they have great quality things for good prices. The brown heart dress with matching head band as well as the pink n’ purple shirt and pant set in the pictures above were both from TJ Maxx. I was first going to check out the attire offered at the church toy/clothes swap but one thing led to another and that didn’t happen. Then I was going to purchase her clothes from ebay but the shipping and handling was a bit too high to my liking and then if my daughter didn’t fit into the clothes either to small or to big would have been quite a hassle to deal with as some sellers don’t respond back, etc… Overall new clothes at affordable prices that would be passed down to my next children over weighed all the other possibilities.
My in-laws visited on Sunday for the holiday and we had a nice meal together. My mother-in-law made a tasty taco salad to go with the chips and dip my sister in law brought. Dessert was apple pie along with ice cream and p&b cookies supplied and baked by yours truly. My Wii Resort game seemed to be a big hit. My father-in-law and sister in law had fun playing the various mini games such as archery, bowling, and sword fighting with my husband and I as my daughter napped and my mother-in-law went shopping.
Today my husband and I kicked back and relaxed. We had a yummy meal of ribs, veggies, rice, fries, and dessert. I got more reading done while watching my husband play Zelda on the wii , we caught up on watching Defying Gravity on Hulu, and I spent time playing an online golfing game with my mom and sisters.
I’m really looking forward to starting Teach My Toddler with my daughter tomorrow. It was nice to relax over the weekend but now it’s time to get back into the swing of things!
How did you spend your Labor Day?
After the birth of my first son, I started searching for some cool baby onesies and tees. I was disappointed to find the selections were limited and the quality not up to my expectations. I’d find the message I was looking for, but the design was awful. Poor font choices, improper kerning and just plain sloppy execution is what I was running into. I also wasn’t seeing the color options I had envisioned. So, what is a mom to do? I decided to go back to my roots and make my own!
Incorporating my eye for detail, mother’s wit, taste for clean design and the “Helvetica Mentality” passed on by my father, I created a line that makes me proud. After testing the market locally – selling at home town festivals and bazaars – I knew I was ready to open my own online boutique. Luckily, with my background, I knew just how to do that! I designed my website from scratch, did my own photography (using my son and niece as models) and wrote my own policies. My tees are a labor of love from conception to creation. With the help of my crew (aka husband, Brett), our business is hands on from our shop to your home. I hope that you and yours enjoy wearing them as much as I enjoy making them.
I had a hard time deciding what shirt I wanted to review on my daughter. The variety is vast and there are so many catchy, fun designs and sayings on the shirts, lap tees, and snap suits ranging in sizes from 0-3 months to 18-24 months!
As you can see from the photo above, I did finally decide on a shirt for my daughter. I could not resist the “Future Artist” lap tee in black with pink text. Even if not a graphic designer like mom or a writer like dad, we are pretty sure she going to artistically inclined in some way. Yes, I know soon enough she’ll be drawing with crayons on the apartment walls. Ah, parenthood…it only seems suitable payback because I remember drawing on the walls as a kid too.
Snugfits products are high quality and fit my daughter nicely. The shirt I was sent has been in the wash several times and there is no sign of wear,tear, or fading. It still looks completely brand new which is not what I could say for other shirts my daughter has worn!
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