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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Fab Finds, Organization, Room Decor

Makaboo: Make Your Favorite Brands Personal

Makaboo Personalized 3 Sprout Containers

Makaboo has come up with a genius idea—they take your favorite brands and allow you to add custom personalization! They have everything from the traditional personalized items like clothing, blankets and backpacks to toys, storage containers and luggage. Depending on the item, you can select the font, the color and the placement of the personalization. 3 Sprouts’ popular storage bins

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Fab Finds, Toys

Sweet & Scentsy

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There’s a brand new smelly stuffed animal (smelly in a good way!) that’s made it’s way into my son’s bed and heart. It’s called the Scentsy Buddy and it’s adorable. While it’s real name is “Mollie the Monkey”, he’s turned her into a boy and she now goes by the name of Marlin. Safe for ages 3 years and up,

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Baby Gear, Fab Finds

Baby’s Best Blankies

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Blankies, lovies, night-nights, security blankets, woobies, dee-dees….most kids end up hanging on dearly to one of their baby blankets. My own favorite “blankie” was a white thermal blanket with a thick satin white edge. I loved the corners to death. My mom always tells me a story about how we went to visit my grandparents in another town, and we forgot

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