Monthly Archives: February 2015

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Smocked Spotlight: Cool Stuff for Kids This Week

The world of kids toys and technology is full of fun, creative, and imaginative new things. That’s why we like to spotlight cool stuff for kids that we find each month. From new technology to adorable bedroom decor to simple ideas and tips that make mom’s life easier – you’ll find all of the latest and greatest in cool kids stuff. Continue reading

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Beach Family Photos: 8 Tips To Make Your Portraits Perfect

Even though it’s freezing outside, Spring is only a mere month away. And believe it or not, now is the time to start planning your beach¬†family¬†photos for the summer. To help you get started, we’ve reached out to one of our favorite local photographers, Blakely at Crescent Moon Photography, to get some tips. Continue reading

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Lowcountry Lowdown: Take a Charleston Carriage Ride

Once you live somewhere for a while – even if it’s a historic tourist city that draws people in from all over the world – you can get bogged down in day-to-day responsibilities and forget what makes your city so special. We know we’ve been there. That’s why we recently decided to reconnect with our Charleston roots and rediscover what makes this city such a great place to live and to visit. And where did we start? With a Charleston carriage ride, of course! Continue reading

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Valentines Kids Crafts: Heart-Shaped Melted Crayons

Valentines Day is almost upon us, and before you settle down with a nice glass of wine and a relaxing dinner with your sweetheart, keep your other sweethearts engaged with some fun Valentines kids crafts. If you’re like a lot of other kids growing up in the 80s and 90s, you probably remember experimenting in school or at home with melted crayons. Whether you used them to color on tin foil or make colorful swirled crayon hybrids, crayon crafts are always fun. Continue reading

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Tips from the Trade: What is Smocking?

If you’re anything like us, you LOVE smocked clothing. In a world of fly-by-night fashions, smocked kids clothing is a beautiful, timeless, and classic way to dress your young ones. But one thing you might not know is just how smocked clothing is made. Luckily, we’ve got some insight into how the magic happens. Here’s what you should know. Continue reading