4 Jul 2014, 10:53am
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Happy Independence Day!

Here’s to 238 years of the U.S. of A!

Enjoy this festive day and stay safe!

15 May 2014, 9:05am
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Skip Hop Giveaway Winner

Congratulations to Laura I., the winner of a new Butterfly Zoo Pack and Lunchie from Skip Hop!  Laura, this is going to be so perfect for your little girl!


If you want to get the latest addition to the Skip Hop Zoo– either the Hedgehog or the Butterfly, you can find them on the Skip Hop website or on amazon.com.

Some affiliate links included.
11 May 2014, 12:14pm
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Happy Mother’s Day!

Mothers Day 2014

We managed to take our annual Mother’s Day photo this year without too much fussing or fighting so I’m calling the day a success!

Happy Mother’s Day to all you modern moms, moms-to-be and mothering types.  Give yourselves a pat on the back.  I hope you’re getting all the appreciation you deserve– today and every day!

with love,Esther

The Most Expensive Crib

I’m merely posting this for your entertainment… at $16,320,000, the Dodo Bassinet Solid Gold from Suommo has got to be the most expensive bassinet of all time.  I imagine it being the bed of choice for the offspring of ancient Pharaohs.


Fortunately, the bedding is included.  How about throwing in the child’s college education while we’re at it?

For the older baby, the Bela Luxury Cot Gold Edition is merely $62,288 but I’m afraid the bedding is an additional $5,168.  For some reason they throw in a free bottle of water.Suommo-Bela-Gold-0631

You could also choose the La Perla Crib Gold Edition for $81,600 or the Limited Edition La Perla Crib in Gold Rosé ($353,600), also with a free bottle of water.

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I’m not even going to mention the pacifier– oh wait, I just did.

Have I sufficiently knocked your socks off?

10 Feb 2014, 10:20pm
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Miller Bedding Set Giveaway Winner!

Congratulations to Dh Jax, the winner of our Olli & Lime Miller range giveaway! She has chosen the Miller set with the patterned sheet and stone skirt.


Congratulations Dh!  I will email you shortly.  I can’t wait to see photos of it in the nursery!

Thanks to Olli & Lime (one of our lovely friends and advertisers) for this generous giveaway.


20 Jan 2014, 2:45pm
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30 Dec 2013, 11:13pm
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What We’ve Been Up To: Big Boy Room

This weekend was terribly busy as my family scrambled to get my little one’s big boy room finished before the new year.  Here are a few photos of our progress!  I’ll show photos of the completed room as soon as we get all the details filled in.  I’m still shopping for a bookcase.

Here’s what I’ve been looking at:

fjalkinge-shelf-unit from ikea

From Ikea, the FJÄLKINGE shelf unit has the perfect look and a great price at $130.  The problem 46.5″  is too wide for our space.


The Stairway Wall Mounted Bookcase from CB2 is the perfect width at 30″, but the problem with this one is it’s too tall for the room.  96″ won’t work with the 8′ ceilings (96″ = 8′).                                  Slim Etagere

I love Room & Board’s quality and I’ve always been a fan of the Slim line, but this shelf is getting a bit pricy at $500.  I could pick white or this fun yellow color though…

What to do, what to do….

28 Nov 2013, 8:30am
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Happy Thanksgiving

Hope you’re enjoying a warm and wonderful day with your family!  I’m thankful for those of you who have found and enjoy the corner of the internet that I’ve carved out here!

Happy Thanksgiving!

23 Nov 2013, 8:08am
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Happy 8th Birthday!

Happy Birthday to my original modern baby. He’s 8 years old today! Yes, I’ve been obsessed with modern cribs etc… for more than 8 years now.

Turn the 8 on its side and I love him to ∞!

17 Nov 2013, 5:30pm
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Falling for Fall

I know we’ve been busy sharing holiday gift ideas on the blog this month but with the holidays starting at Thanksgiving, we’ve got to prepare a little early this year.  This does not mean I’m trying to skip fall and jump straight to winter!  I love that autumn atmosphere and Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, so if you’re enjoying fall, here’s a way to celebrate and share it…

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