Baby Gear, Bedding

Orla Kiely Baby! Head to Target Now.

Orla Kiely Baby

I’m a big Orla Kiely fan, so whenever I head to Target, I keep my eyes peeled for new products with her trademark designs. Just this morning, I spotted the new baby products adorned with Orla Kiely’s colorful, fun patterns at my local store. […]


Bedding, Giveaways

Giveaway: $150 Gift Certificate to Madly Wish

Floral Quilt from Madly Wish

If you’re looking for heirloom quality crib bedding or a handmade blanket for your baby to love, your search has ended. The Madly Wish collection is modern and whimsical and mixed-and-matched pattern perfection, and today we’re sharing the love with you! […]



10 Things to Do with Baby on Valentine’s Day

Tissue Paper Heart Garland

There’s a reason that you can find a “Baby’s First…” onesie, bib, what have you, for every single holiday. We parents love to celebrate every milestone, even a first Valentine’s Day. Here are some ideas we’ve had for celebrating Valentine’s Day with your baby. […]


Baby Gear, Fab Finds

Introducing the Swaddle Angel by Munchkin

Munchkin Swaddle Angel

I am the first one to admit, I was never a pro at swaddling my daughter. Now with baby #2 on the way, I feel like I need to brush up on my swaddle skills or find something a little more user-friendly for the swaddling challenged like my husband and me. I think our friends at Munchkin may have come to the rescue just in time. […]


Do-It-Yourself, Toys

DIY: Make Your Own Tag Blanket

DIY Taggie Blanket

Recently, a client of Pins & Needles, who is also a new mom, stopped by the shop and showed me a special tag blanket her mom had stitched up using some fabrics that she had purchased from us. I had heard of “Taggies” blankets before and how much babies enjoy playing with them, but I especially liked this one since


Clothing, Fab Finds, Room Decor, Toys, Wall Decor

London is Calling


London has been calling. The Olympics have just wrapped up, and I’m about to embark on a little trip to see dear friends that live in London. I took my first trip to London when I was in my early 20s with my fabulous mother. We did the typical round of touristy things that most first-timers to London do. Sadly,