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Mom Tip: Feeding Time

espresso spoons

My dear friend Janette always has the best baby tips (she’s even launched a baby essential e-course for design-conscious parents!). And even though I’ve passed the registry phase (my updated picks here!), she just shared with me the most genius tip for feeding your baby in style…

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Registry Update: Feeding Time

mealtime-registry for baby

You guys. I didn’t even include bibs in my registry, if that gives you any idea as to how desperately need to revise this section of my recommended registry. Here we go!:

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edible crayons for tasting and art-ing.

crayons by ji kim of luxirare

We’ve seen fruit-shaped crayons, but what about fruit-tasting crayons? Luxirare blogger Ji Kim has boggled the minds of every DIY-loving mom, creating a series of food bars to be molded and formed in the shape of crayons. The kicker is – they actually draw

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got rice milk?

rice milk packaging

When will that line ever get old? (It’s probably old, yes. But I’m a late bloomer like that.) Anyway, how perfect is this packaging for rice milk, imagined by Academy of Art University students in San Francisco?

rice milk packaging 2

Not only is it minimal and gorgeous, but the lids become blocks for endless fun when not in use. Such a genius idea.

LINK: THE DIELINE

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a toast plate.

ceramic toast plate

Gracious. Have you ever seen a cuter spot to house your morning toast? A handmade ceramic plate is almost too precious to eat on, but I’d totally hang this in my kitchen or a kid’s play space (unless I’ve got rowdy guests over, of course!).

For the record, I’m a butter only kind of gal. No jam invited!

LINK: CHARLOTTE MEI

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top 12 // lunch boxes.

lunch-boxes

 

With school back in full swing (oh how I LOVE back to school shopping!), cute, modern lunch boxes are top of my mind. Here are twelve of my favorites!:

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mom-savers // sandwich cutters.

sandwich cutters

Mothers of crust-haters unite; your wishes have been granted. Vrrrmm! sandwich cutters make lunchtime for your tot almost as fun as the good old days of airplane games and pureed veggies. Even better? They’re BPA, lead and phalate-free.

Purchase the Vrrrmm! sandwich cutters for $18 at Spoon Sisters.

p.s. If you’re feeling extra generous, snag dessert sandwich cutters, fairy tale sandwich cutters and animal sandwich cutters for your favorite picky eater!

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slow food toys.

wooden food toys

Slow food movement, kids’ style? Yes indeed…

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the ultimate baby registry: feeding time.

It’s time for another installment of The Ultimate Baby Registry; this edition is all about mealtime! Whether you choose breastmilk or formula, you’ll need a few staples on hand to keep that sweet little baby happy and healthy.  Here’s what the experts and real moms recommend!:

mealtime-essentials-for-babies

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a house baking mold.

muji silicone house mold

Happy Monday, friends! Over the weekend I stumbled upon these adorable house baking molds from Muji. Aren’t they just perfect for an extra-fun brownie, cake or muffin experiment? They’d even make for a nice impromptu gingerbread house this winter. I’m in love!

Purchase the silicone house baking mold for $13 at Muji.

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