Bringing Up Baby Boston + Nina Luna Dreamers Team Up…

When an awesome children’s retail shop and an amazing brand get together they inevitably create something awesome. Bringing Up Baby of Boston and Nina Luna Dreamers have hooked up to create a super sweet GIVEAWAY opportunity for all of you baby layette and awesome-ness lovers out there!

Bringing Up Baby of Boston is a children’s retail shop in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts that celebrates the magic of childhood. They source the most special, unique products in the marketplace (such as Nina Luna Dreamers!) for your child(ren) – from clothing, toys, gear, shoes, books + even home decor – with your delight in mind. Nina Luna is a timeless children’s wear brand that sources the finest materials from Italy. These luxurious Italian fabrics create the best-of-the-best clothing for children so they can be cozy, classic and in-style all at the same time.  The Nina Luna label creates what Bitsy would consider “hand-me-down” pieces. Very special and long-lasting.

So, are you a new mom? Expecting? Or know someone special in your life that has had or will be having a baby?! If so, get on this giveaway train…

Here are the details on this generous giveaway and how to enter:

Bringing Up Baby and Nina Luna Dreamers are offering a chance to win one of three amazing layette sets (pictured above) which includes a blanket, signature hat, matching booties, burpies + pacifier holder (value of $425-!). All you have to do is follow Bringing Up Baby on Instagram (@Bringingupbabyboston) and direct message them your name and email information any time from now until December 1st and you will be entered! Winners will be announced Thursday December 1st at the South Boston Holiday Stroll. You do not need to be present on December 1st to win/collect your prize. Bringing Up Baby will be in touch with the winners via email.

Okay, you heard it here! Now go hit up Bringing Up Baby Boston + Nina Luna’s outrageous giveaway contest!!!!

Some pics from Bringing Up Baby Boston in case you aren’t local and would like a tour…

*Photo Credit: Bringing Up Baby

 

Baby, Baby!

We found the best of everything baby. And boy -or girl! – do we mean it! We have recently become familiar (and in love) with a website dedicated to everything pertaining to baby and toddler. The Baby Cubby is your one-stop shop and they do it in true BITSY style. Word to your mom. For real.

The Baby Cubby is an online (and brick + mortar if you live in Utah!) baby supply boutique that offers literally everything from skin care products, clothing, equipment, nursery decor, registry and a ton more. One thing we love at Bitsy is passion. (PS, that is why we are here blogging away about creative, special + fun children’s style + clothing finds, remember?!) So for us to feature a shop it means we really, really think you should check it out. We aren’t in the business of wasting your time and neither is The Baby Cubby. So, why does The Baby Cubby stand out to Bitsy?

As we mentioned, their passion. They take true pride in their responsibility of guiding new and seasoned parents toward the appropriate product for them and their families. They vet every product they sell so when the questions come rolling (which we know they must!) they are ready and confident with the advice they lend. The folks behind Baby Cubby spend hours researching the best + safest products out there for your little one(s) so you don’t have to. They have a stroller track to test strollers. (We secretly want to hit that up someday :)). They even have a link “how to choose the right carseat“. The list goes on and on!

They are there when you need them. The Baby Cubby is accessible via social media (Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, YouTube) and their blog (Cubby Community Blog). When stopping by their online boutique there is a “chat with a cubby mom” option so you can bounce thoughts off of someone experienced and well-versed before making your final decision. That is putting personal back in the online shopping experience. They don’t mess around.

Listen, parenthood is a ride. And many times throughout the ride you wonder if you will ever stop feeling overwhelmed or discouraged. It is nice to know that there is a brand out there like this to turn to when a new product hits the market or you are in need of an adjustment in your daily routine. Or, most of all, you are first-time parents with NO idea what to expect, eek! They’ve made searching and navigating their site a breeze so it is easy for you to find anything you need (and things you didn’t even know you needed!).

Bitsy was drawn to The Baby Cubby‘s website because of their beautiful aesthetic. Their online boutique offers great inspiration visually as well as through their words (product explanations, advice, etc). Bitsy has hand-picked a few of our “must-have” registry and gift items so you can start your baby journey – whether you are building your parenthood collection or helping someone with theirs, we think there is something for everyone here. Check out our picks below. Just an FYI – they price match everyday (even Amazon!) and offer free shipping nationwide over any purchase of $49 or more!! After all, Baby Cubby refers to parents as Superheroes…

Baby Registry Made Easy + Fun!

Billy Bibs Lace Pacificer Clip, $18.99-

Covered Goods Multi-Use Nursing Cover in Bicycle, $34.99-

Fiona Walker England Felt Feather Headdress, $20-

Stokke Steps Chair, $279-

Little Unicorn Cotton Muslin Fitted Crib Sheet, $27-

Little Sapling Toys Age Blocks, $22.95-

Meri Meri Dress Up Black Cat, $16-

Tea Collection Nichibotsu Skirted Baby Dress in Oatmeal Heather, $49-

Rags to Raches Baby Pouch, $30.50-

Lucy Darling All Aboard London Travel Primer Book, $10-

Little Sapling Toys Darth Vader Teether, $12.95-
Baby Registry made easy + fun!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baby Cubby Group Baby Shower Gift Set for Boys, $124.95- (was $139.99-)

Baby Cubby Group Baby Shower Gift Set for Girls, $124.95- (was $139.99-)

*Some exciting news! When Bitsy launches our new website we will be posting features titled “Baby, Baby” where you will find our top picks for baby registry + gift items offered. So remember us when you receive that baby shower invitation or when you become an Auntie or Uncle for the first time because we will have you covered!

*Photos credited to each brand

land of the FREE (+ well-dressed!)

4th of July

Bitsy loves to dress the part, especially on holidays! Snag some of these stars + stripe options to make your Independence Day an all-around celebration!!

Top Row:

peek kids declare independence tee, $28-

wolf + rita catia stripes dress, $61.94- (was $88.78-)

egg baby tennis dress, $51-

h&m ruffled swimsuit in blue, $14.95-

Middle Row:

lulu dk child skipper “give back” tee, $18-

(a percentage of each sale will be donated to the New York Head and Neck Institute Foundation to help cure children with brain tumors)

motoreta navy short, $47-

h&m shoes in dark blue, $14.95-

h&m henley shirt, $12.95-

Bottom Row:

neck + neck blue check shirt, $45.07-

twizzlers pull ‘n peel (raspberry, wild berry + lemonade), $12-

more + co. baby bloomers in stars + stripes, $34-(per pair)

ENJOY THE FIREWORKS!!

LIBERTY for all

Liberty of London has made quite a splash in both the adult + children’s markets over the past several years. Bitsy is always keeping an eye on their prints. Lately that hasn’t been hard to do…it is everywhere! We love these fabrics, especially on our little ones. Take a look at what we love…

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a. crewcuts baby tunic + bloomers in liberty nina taylor floral – tunic, $64-, bloomers,$34- **this link does not want to work, so in order to locate please go to “www.jcrew.com”, “baby” and type in the search box “baby tunic/bloomers in liberty nina taylor floral”

b. no added sugar fun bow digi spiral liberty, $23.39-

c. h&m girls jersey dress, $4.95- **we cheated here – a little liberty of london look-alike frock for some hot summer days that won’t break the bank

d. anais & i annabelle dress in liberty of london print, $118-

e. tinker and belle on etsy girls liberty print smock blouse (for baby to 10 years!), $75.78-

f. stag handmade on etsy blue children’s liberty of london print bowtie, $32-

These are some vibrant options for this season that hopefully capture your eye as well. A lot of hand-me-down options!

OH BABY!

Baby gifts – something we’ve been buying a lot of lately! We know lots + lots of peeps having babies (very exciting!), so we’ve been welcoming the chicken nuggets with some great product.  Below you will find some awesome (and wonderfully priced!) ideas – some we have bought (check out my thoughts below the links), others we will be buying for future newborns for sure…

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Clockwise from top left:

widgeon fleece jacket, $54-

*we have given this to many babies over the past few years. lucy has had one (with her monogram on the front!) since she was 3 months old. we get 2 years out of them. a great all-weather/season jacket and super cozy! they’ve made a huge come-back and I can see why

cwtch bugs organic baby harem pant in ‘bike it’, $23.68-

cwtch bugs natural wooden teething ring soother, $14.33-

e. olsen designs white baby bloomers (can be personalized), $15-

*we have given these personalized bloomers as baby gifts many times! such a great add-on gift or a nice little gesture to acknowledge a little one’s arrival

simply unique baby gifts fancy pants personalized baby bloomer, $29.95-

*another super cute bloomer option

honest swim diaper, $13.95-

skreened awkward moment onesie, $21.99-

*this is just hysterical…who wouldn’t appreciate this?!

laddies + lasses short sleeve yellow bow tie onesie, $15-

truly sanctuary ‘take a hike’ onesie, $16-

swanky shank ‘peas + carrots’ twin onesie set, $32-

my sweetie bean baby blue bow, $4.95-

*i always think it is fun to give a baby girl a variety of colors in hair bows – i think of it as a “bow starter kit” – one for every holiday, one for every outfit, one for every theme! given this many times

giddy up + grow woodland felt mouse hair clip, $16-

lilly pulitzer baby lilly shift in multi lulu, $48-

*close friends gave lu her first Lilly in a similar style and it was one of my favorite gifts. She wore it for 2 summers and now she rocks it as a top over jeans/shorts in the spring/summer

little hip squeaks cozy romper, $34-

*how much do you LOVE this brand’s name?!

zara home monogram bib (set of 2), $16.90-

imagination kids flamingos-in-love-wooden waldorf, $20-

jute baby neck tie baby burp cloth (set of 3!), $25-

rub a dub buddies princess hooded towel (can be personalized), $46-

running with scissors yellow taxi organic baby blanket, $47.21-

*can never have too many blankets!

Center Picture (all shoes):

sperry top-sider ‘authentic original’ crib shoe, $31.95-

zara home fabric bootie slipper, 18.90-

zara home pink classic leather bootie, $35.90-

HAPPY GIFTING! xx