more food for thought

Bitsy loved the “food for thought” theme from Monday’s post so much that we couldn’t pass up a bite out of these delicious picks as well:

LEFT COLUMN:

Anais + I TEE LUCAS in black, $40-

Chaser Brand Girls Flouncy Tank Ice Cream, $32-

emile et ida milkshake dress, $38.56-

Anais + I TEE LUCAS in pink, $40-

CENTER:

Finger in the Nose Violetta Heather Grey Popcorn, $65.98-

Kira Kids Ice Cream Print Circle Skirt in Cream, $44-

RIGHT COLUMN:

Kira Kids Pretzel NY Tee in Natural, $33-

Zara Girls Sequin Tshirt, $12.90-

Zara Girls Sequin Tshirt, $12.90-

Bon Appétit!

hard to pass up a good thing…NELLYSTELLA!

We’ve been waiting and today the Nellystella Claudia Dress is finally available in Nellystella’s awesome new spring/summer 2016 combos at Mini Ruby! And for more of Nellystella’s full spring/summer collection head to Nellystella!

A preview here so you can see why we’re so obsessed:

Psst – we loved this “dress” so much when we previewed it that we scooped one up for ourselves to rock as a top! We’re ready for you to arrive summer!!!!

*Photo Credit: Nellystella + Mini Ruby

gimme gimme gimme GIVEAWAY – bitsy’s brainfood!

Bitsy's Brainfood Snacks for Kids

What do you get when Bitsy meets Bitsy’s?! Delicious wonderful-ness!

Have a listen! There is another “Bitsy” on the scene and this time you get to EAT it!

Bitsy first came across Bitsy’s Brainfood at The Shop Up last year in Brooklyn, NY. Bitsy’s Brainfood (I know, can you believe it?! We’re still giggling!) originated with two moms looking for healthy, fun foods for their minis. So, with the premise of helping kids get excited about choosing to eat healthy foods they set out to create snacks that kids would get pumped to eat. Bitsy’s Brainfood is a new-ish food company dedicated to the child-size consumer (although, the adults around here have been loving them as well, just saying). Bitsy’s first product roll out was their yummy alphabet “Smart Cookies” ranging in 3 different flavors swirls such as Orange Chocolate Beet (our favorite!) and Sweet Potato Oatmeal Raisin. They have since expanded their product offerings with a new category of Organic Fruit + Veggie Cereals that come in number shapes, squares and flowers.

Here’s the really exciting part – just this week Bitsy’s Brainfood launched their new “Smart Crackers”! We promise you will not be able to put these cracker boxes down! Bitsy was able to try them before they hit the shelves and they blew our minds. Their Smart Cookies come in 3 different varieties: Cheddar Chia Veggie, Maple Carrot Crisp + Sweet Potato Cinna-Graham. Our jam is opening all 3 boxes and hitting up each flavor in one snack session. The tangram puzzle shapes allow your kids to create hundreds of fun designs as they snack. What fun! We learned from the beginning that the packaging alone will grab your little buggers’ attention – imaginative play and creativity awaits their breakfast and snack tables! Lucy had a blast discovering, eating, playing, snacking, creating and snacking some more as you can see from our little photo shoot below.

All of Bitsy’s Brainfood is organic, baked in peanut-free and tree nut-free facilities, non-gmo, and loaded with vitamins and nutrients any parent would want their little ones consuming on a daily basis. Some are gluten-free as well!

Now for the really, really exciting part! Bitsy has teamed up with Bitsy’s Brainfood to showcase Bitsy’s Brainfood’s new “Smart Crackers” and to offer you a scrumptious GIVEAWAY! Bitsy’s Brainfood is generously offering one lucky winner a Bitsy’s Brainfood prize pack loaded with all of their delicious treats. Cookies, cereal + crackers to snack on…yummy!!

Giveaway Details:

1. Jump over to Bitsy Style’s Instagram Account

2. Follow directions in the giveaway posting on Instagram ONLY, please

Giveaway will close on Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 at 5pm EST. The winner will be announced Thursday, March 31st, 2016 on Bitsy Style’s Instagram Account. 

Entry only valid via Bitsy Style’s Instagram Account. No purchase necessary. Giveaway is open worldwide. This contest is not sponsored, administered or associated with Instagram, Inc. By entering you agree to Instagram’s terms of use. Void where prohibited by law.

As we mentioned above, Bitsy Style tried this Brainfood out on our toughest customer. Lucy had a blast in her pretzel skirt trying new foods, experimenting, playing + creating. Normally she is asking when the photo shoot will be over. This time, she was upset when we had to wrap it up!

Have a taste for yourself…

We couldn’t help but stick with the “food for thought” theme and dolled Lucy up in the Huxbaby Pretzel Skirt and a GoldnHearts (Etsy Shop) Organic (yup) Crop Top. Her headband/bow is Free Babes. The party accessories (minus the striped paper containers) are all from Meri Meri’s new Liberty Paper Goods Collection!

bitsy favorite for the itsy…LULALAND!

Here’s a brand that really does a great job defining whimsical + funky. Lulaland is a company that will definitely get your eye excited. Their collections are purposely built around mismatching textures and prints – right up your little one’s alley! Bitsy has been following Lulaland for a while (check out a previous feature here) and thought it time to spread the word to our readers properly. We just had the opportunity to view Lulaland’s 2016 fall/winter collection at market and we are really pumped for what is to come. Every time we come across a new collection from Lulaland the patterns, colors, and silhouettes make us super elated. Easy to wear and easy to style – allowing your kiddos to look put together, yet themselves! Win-Win!

Lulaland’s design studio lives in Brooklyn, NY, but the brand’s creative director, Lula Aldunate is originally from Buenos Aires. Lula shares her global flair with each piece she helps create. Trust us, looking at their pieces will make you feel like you should be on vacation! Take a look at Bitsy’s favorite pieces/looks from their spring/summer 2016 collection (all available now!):

spring and summer clothing for children!

Look 1:

Laurie Blouse in Tartan, $66-

Marky Pants in Liberty, $68-

Look 2:

Camila Romper in Flamingos, $92-

Look 3:

Kat Top in Plumetti Pink, $61-

Marky Pants in Fringe Linen Coral, $76-

Look 4:

Teddy Tee in Plaid, $69-

Teddy Tee in Stripes, $69-

Marky Pants in Gabardine Golden Oak, $32-

And certainly stay-tuned to Bitsy because we will be showcasing Lulaland’s Fall/Winter 2016 collection which will introduce organic textiles! Get excited!!!!

*Photo Credit Lulaland

all our bags are packed…bitsy travels!

BITSY has some fun trips coming up (stay tuned!), so we’ve been doing our best to fill up our “Mary Poppins bag” with a few (or a lot, hah!) interesting, easy-to-pack items for our travels with the little ones. Here is what we’ve tucked away to keep them busy when the going gets rough on the road…

(FYI – these are all great options for your restaurant bags as well!)

Cotton Twist Activity Kits

In the Backseat Activity Book, $18-

Maisy Goes by Plane Book, $12.90-

WhileTheySlept on Etsy Felt Story Boards and Stories, $14.99- (story board) $10-$14- (for stories)

Indestructibles Books, $4.55- (each)

*All photos credited to their brand

bitsy out and about this weekend…goddess style!

Mischievous Goddess Bloomingdales

Lucie, our beloved Mischievous Goddess (take a look at our Princess Party she hosted!), will be at Bloomingdales in NYC (59th street location) tomorrow, Sat. 3/19 from 1-4pm celebrating Bloomingdales’ launch of their B-Kid Department on the 5th floor! She will be there to hand out celestial messages and will grant your little goddess wishes on a magic citrine crystal! B-Kid will also have a fun fashion show to check out! If you are in the area, swing by. If not, add B-Kid and Mischievous Goddess to your list of “must visit” the next time you are in NYC!

For more information check out Lucie’s site here!

HAPPY WEEKEND!!!!

m-i-c-k-e-y m-o-u-s-e!

M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E!!!!

Herschel Supply Co. + Disney have teamed up again to bring us another adorable Mickey Mouse collaboration! See for yourself. We first came across this collab last fall and have been super excited to share it with our readers! It is available now on Herschel’s site, so scoop some up for yourself before it is gone! The collection is offered in a navy color way as well as white. Simply well done!

Disney's Mickey Mouse and Herschel Supply Co. Collaboration!

just keep swimming – bitsy’s swimwear picks!

 

Here they are…Bitsy’s top swimwear picks for your little tadpoles!

BOYS:

98 Coast Av Blue Giraffe Boys Swim Trunks, $64.99-

Zara Boys Piped Bermuda Shorts, $17.90-

H&M Boys Patterned Swim Shorts, $12.99-

Carter’s Striped Swim Trunks, $18-

GIRLS:

Egg Baby Flutter Sleeve Swimsuit, $51- (How gorgeous is this pattern?!)

Eleanor Rose Hawaiian Punch London Bikini Set, $28-

Carter’s Floral Ruffle Swimsuit, $22-

Neck and Neck Baby Swimsuit, $35.13-

Zara Girls Sea Print Bikini, $19.90-

*Photos Credited to all brands

gimme gimme gimme BITSY GIVEAWAY!

Our past trip to the Playtime NY market show back in February gave us the chance to come across some awesome brands! One of them was Freckle Baby. Freckle Baby is a genius company started by Kimberly Pratt to solve the “fetch a toy for your little one” dilemma. After fetching many toys (she has 4 boys – yes, 4 boys!), Kimberly decided to sew a solution. She created these adorable bibs that include a toy/teether leash so your little one can be content for longer than a second. Kimberly then went on to design a blanket with the leash included (again, genius!) as well as beautiful baby hats. All of her products are made with 100% organic cotton and include adorable colors and patterns. Take a peek and continue to scroll to learn how you can be a WINNER of a $25 gift card to Freckle Baby!

Freckle Baby Bib

Freckle Baby Bib, $18- (each)

Freckle Baby Blue, Pink Baby Blanket, $36-

Freckle Baby Hat

Freckle Baby Orange Baby Hat, $12-

Giveaway Details

To Enter:

1. Head to Bitsy’s Instagram Account

2. Follow directions in the the giveaway posting on Instagram ONLY, please

Giveaway will close on Monday, March 14th, 2016 at 5 p.m EST. The winner will be announced Tuesday, March 15th, 2016.

Entry only valid via Bitsy’s Instagram Account. No purchase necessary. Giveaway is open worldwide. This contest is not sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Inc. By entering you agree to Instagram’s terms of use. Void where prohibited by law. 

*All photos credited to Freckle Baby, LLC.