Children's Books

Finding Books that Both Your Child and You Love

Wheres the Party?

My kids love books. I remember back to when my first son was under a year old, still crawling and saying just a few words, and he would work his way back and forth between his bookshelf and my lap with book after book after book, saying, “Buh?” […]

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Do-It-Yourself

DIY: Upcycled Nursery Art

Upcycled Nursery Art

If you take time to browse the piles, thrift stores can be a treasure trove of materials to use to make upcycled nursery art. A solid wood frame and a beautifully illustrated children’s book can be paired together for some really cute DIY wall decor. […]

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Children's Books, Giveaways

Giveaway: Bear Hug by Katharine McEwen

Bear Hug

Bear Hug by Katharine McEwen, released today, combines the three things I look for in a children’s book: a sweet story with a little bit of learning all paired with beautiful images. […]

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Children's Books, Children's Parties, Party Supplies

Raindrops: The Colorful Party

Rainbow Party

I recently had the pleasure of working with an incredible stylist on the relaunch of the bean’s closet. Katie, of Petite Social, is a wiz at styling everything from birthday parties to professional photo shoots. When I came across this shoot she styled for a book launch, I thought it was the perfect inspiration for a great summer kick-off party

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Children's Parties

A Very Hungry Caterpillar Birthday

hungry caterpillar party 2

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is an all-time classic children’s book that I simply adore! My boys love this book, and I knew it was the perfect theme for Blake’s 2nd birthday party. While researching ideas for the party, I found this photo on the Pottery Barn Kids website, which became my inspiration for the theme. They even

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