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. […]

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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! […]

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Holidays

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. […]

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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. […]

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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

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

London is Calling

big-ben

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,

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