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Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Relish! Winners Announced



Winners of the Relish! 12 Month Subscription are:

Amanda: "I really like this concept. It would sure help a working mom :-) After our Christmas shopping adventure last night we grabbed Wendy's on the way home. It would have been nice to have one of the crock pot recipes from Relish done when we got home. "

Kimberly: WOW... how cool is this! I have never heard of this site before. Thanks for the information. I love some of the meals on the sample menu like Chicken Pizza and Slow Cooker Tuscan Pot Roast. YUMMM!!!!!Last night we went out to the local diner for dinner. I always cook (although boring meals - same ones week after week). The only reason why we did is because I got paid for a job I did (FINALLY!) and I have some pocket (FINALLY) and I wanted to treat my family out to eat. Thanks for a neat giveaway!"

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Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Berkley's Clippies

How adorable is this clip? We received some super trendy clippies in the mail this week from Berkley's Clippies. And we must say that we absolutely LOVE them!

Berkley's Clippies mixes just the right amount of whimsy, fun and sweetness in all their designs. Plus we love that they are so well made and how the colors pop on these adorably chic clips. The clip featured above is the Stella Clip and is on sale right now ;)

So go check them out and order some for your adorable little girl.

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Tuesday, December 16, 2008

pediped Sale & Support a Good Cause

pediped is doing something really cool this holiday season ---- they are having a major sale with their adorably chic shoes being more than 25% off.

In addition to that they are going to give 50% of the total sales during this super sale to The Make-a-Wish Foundation. HOW COOL IS THAT??

So if you're in need of some new shoes --- and who isn't w/ the way kids feet seem to grow every time you turn The Make-a-Wish Foundation with your purchase {at a discount} of some great pedipeds! Sale and Support of Make-a-Wish starts tomorrow and runs December 17th - 31st. Support a good cause & get a great deal, visit tomorrow!

Here is the list of styles that will be on sale and eligible for the Make-a-Wish Foundation donation.
RS810 - Andy - $31
RS590 - Demetri - $34
RS640 - Ryan - $27
RS680 - Dylan - $39
RS364 - Chloe - $31
RS396 - Riley - $27
RS420 - Natasha - bw houdstooth - $27
RS650 - Tiffany - $27
RS600 - Emily - $27
217 - Liam - khaki/olive - $22
275 - Charlie - white/navy - $22
700 - Logan - $22
320 - Nathan - $22
561 - Janine - brown - $22
760 - Lexi - brown - $22
390 - Lexi - pink - $22
430 - Jane - $22
400 - Victoria - $22
342 - Faith - black - $22
313 - Abigail - mauve - $22
750 - Brooke - $22
420 - Natasha - bw houndstooth - $22

The sale begins on the 17th and runs till the 31st.
The shoes will be more than 25% off, and 50% of total sales will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Thursday, December 11, 2008

Giveaway: Architect in the Making?

Recently we ran across a designer whose signature piece is this adorable architectural inspired onesie. We absolutely love the archi series at mishu:bubi.

The 'my crib' onesie would make a perfect gift for an expectant mom or new baby. Mishu:bubi even packages the 'my crib' onesie in a 12" kraft tube to mimic the typical way blue prints/construction documents are carried or'll have to visit their website to see just how cute this really is!

We also love the animus series - so check that out while you're browsing around! The animus series onesies come in both short and long sleeves...and are packaged ready to give as gifts...Gotta love that!

Giveaway! We're giving away one of the fabulous 'my crib' onesies! To enter visit mishu:bubi and tell us your favorite product - that's it...simple...contest ends Monday December 29th at midnight.

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Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Bugaboo Friends

Recently we were asked to check out the new Bugaboo Friends site. I know all you trendy mommies are familar with the super fun and functional Bugaboo strollers and other products which are great for moms on the go. Well, now you can share your life experiences with other Bugaboo moms and dads and even those who don't personally own a Bugaboo - but love the look and design of them.

Bugaboo Friends launched in beta version last month - so be one of the first to get in on this great online community. Bugaboo Friends is a community of active, modern people who share pictures, ideas, stories, videos, tips and inspiration with one another. This is definitely the site for the busy mom-on-the-go who doesn't let life pass her by! It's really easy to join and you don't even need to own a Bugaboo to participate. You can upload pictures, find other moms with great stories. You can become a featured Friend, and even take on a Bugaboo Challenge to win some great prizes! This month's challenge is to photograph your city - and capture what makes your city - your city! Check it out for yourself and remember you don’t have to own a Bugaboo to join! Visit online at and click the 'friends' button at the top of the page.

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Friday, December 5, 2008

Adorable Holiday Clips

Recently a reader asked us if we knew of any retailers that had trendy holiday hair clips.

Of course we do :) Check out A Babe is Born - lovin this clip! ADORABLE! They have lots more so take a peek and order them quick if you need them in time for your Christmas festivities!

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Thursday, December 4, 2008

Relish! Menu Planner & Giveaways!

Relish is a weekly menu planner aimed to help busy families put easy meals (with a gourmet twist) on the table every night. There is no fuss here. It’s an easy step by step process that you can do every weekend to prepare for a trip to the grocery store. You choose the entree and dessert meals that sound appealing and presto- your grocery list and menus are ready for you to rock and roll (and available to print out as a pdf to make life extra simple, too)! The ingredients needed for all recipes are separated into categories making it easy for you to move around the grocery store without forgetting something, which we all always do! The breakdown of ingredients uniquely identifies “what you may need but already have” which eliminates the possibility of buying double of something you already have in the pantry or refrigerator.

As a trendy new mommy, hoping to fit back into my “trendy jeans” one of these days, it is important to watch the fat and calorie intake during the day. With relish, every meal has the nutritional facts posted below the menu. The recipes provided by Relish! keep health conscious moms right on track, utilizing fresh, healthy ingredients. My first weeks’ menus ranged from 200 to 415 delicious calories. It can be said that my time using Relish! meals was full of flavorful meals that even my picky-eater husband enjoyed.

It is a beautiful thing to be able to have HEALTHY meals planned each week for my family without worrying about searching through cook books and forgetting essential ingredients. For $7 dollars a month, this weekly menu planner plus monthly freezer menus and more is great to settle any hungry household.

I feel like a GOOD mom and wife now that I am using Relish! Forget boring grilled chicken with canned peas, this menu planner brings “spice and simplicity” back to the kitchen.

**To recognize Relish! as a favorite of Trendy Mommy, we are having a GIVEAWAY!

Two Trendy Mommy readers will receive a 12 month subscription to Relish! with silcone cooking tongs from Crate & Barrel, too! In order to enter, you need to visit, check out the demos, and sample the menus. Then, leave a comment here about what you had for dinner last night and why this would be a great tool for you! Contest ends December 22nd at midnight - winner will be announced on

So, rejuvenate your Trendy Kitchen and check out the Relish! website for more information.

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Wednesday, December 3, 2008


Playdate NYC features hand designed clothing for trendy kids. The outfits are made with 100% of the softest cotton by American Apparel, while the designs are hand sewn by Playdate NYC designers. They carry everything from onesies and shirts, to yoga pants and hats. 

The patterns range from traditional with a monogram letter to unique with ballet slippers or spiders. I love the the stitching on all of the garments as it shows that these play clothes are not mass produced, but uniquely created for your baby or toddler. The appliques really pop in photographs, too. These shirts would be great for casual portraits!

My son has very sensitive skin, therefore I have to be careful what kind of materials I put him in. Most organic play ware are muted and dull in color. The Playdate NYC clothing hits above the mark in quality and design! The clothing is the softest against sensitive skin, while being the cutest for my trendy kid. 

DISCOUNT! For all Trendy Mommy readers, Playdate NYC is offering %15 off your entire order! Enter the code “TRENDY” to receive your discount! These trendy clothes will be perfect to finish up your holiday shopping for the little ones in your life!

Trendy Moms, have fun shopping and tell your friends about Playdate NYC

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Tuesday, December 2, 2008

Holiday Gift Idea #2: 3D Virtual World

Are you still looking for some great gifts to give this holiday season? We recently had the opportunity to review the new 3D Virtual World: My First Adventure by JumpStart. Although the ages posted on the box are 3-5, our 2 and a half year old daughter absolutely loved playing this game. She made her own little character and designed her own house (with mommy's help of course). She really does love playing in this virtual neighborhood. As a mom - we love that the little games are teaching her things as well as being fun - it truly is adventure based learning.

Jump Start has something for all ages - they have The Legend of Grizzly McGuffin for ages 4-6, and Trouble in Town for ages 5-7, and Quest for the Color Meister for ages 6-8 as well as Math Blaster for ages 6-12, and many many more. So check them out if you're looking for some fun learning adventure based games for your little one.

JumpStart is sold in all your favorite retailers including Target, Best Buy, ToysRUs, WalMart, Costco, Office Depot @ MSRP $19.99

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Monday, December 1, 2008

Yummy Goodness!

We don't review food much here on The Trendy Mommy - but recently we received some awesome granola cereal and breakfast bars from Cascadian Farm and we must say that their new Dark Chocolate Almond Granola Cereal is YUMMY! Cacadian Farm takes select chunks of dark chocolate and bakes them into whole grain oats, wheat and barley and crisp rice clusters to form DELICIOUS granola clusters. And then they throw in some sliced almonds and loose granola bits to make even more tasty. They also suggest sprinkling a few clusters on top of your favorite yogurt. There are about 8 servings in each box and a box retails for around $4.59 and is available in the natural/organic cereal section of your favorite grocer.

We also tried out their new Sweet & Salty Chewy Granola Bars --- again...YUM! They have launched two options (mixed nut and peanut pretzel). We tasted the peanut pretzel and it was just as described --- sweet and salty. The bottom of each bar has just the right amount of chocolate to balance out the pretzel. These are available in the natural/organic granola bar section of your grocer and retail for around $4.39 (5 bars).

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Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Trebimbi Tablewear 50% off - Cyber Monday

Remember these adorable tablewear sets we featured a few months ago?? Well, guess what all you Cyber Monday Shoppers ---- 50% off ---- this truly is a great deal ---- don't pass it up ---- this would make an adorable gift this holiday season or grab some and store them for those 1 year old birthday parties that are sure to sprout up in the next few years! This is honestly one of our all time favorite products we've reviewed. Our two year old absolutely LOVES using her Trebimbi Tablewear Set and asks for it every night at dinner. She loves to put the fork, knife, & spoon on the little pegs and make them stand up on her plate. So go on, get one! We promise that your kid will thank you!

Details: On Monday, December 1st, you can scoop up fantastic deals on products including the original BabyBjörn carrier, Lamaze Spin & Explore, Graco IPO Stroller, Graco imonitor Vibe, Trebimbi Puppet Club Dining Set and the Chicco DJ Walker. Each of these popular products will be offered at prices 50% off regular retail for one day only, and only when purchased online at At 50% off - you'll be paying only $22.50 for this awesome product!

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Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Get a Good Night of Rest

You know the nights when no one gets any sleep, the ones where Little Miss Cranky Pants just can't seem to settle into a good sleep pattern and the entire family suffers for it. Well, SoundScience has come up with a way to combat those nights with their SoundSleep for Babies CD.

Using a breakthrough technology called The WombEffect™, which is an audio reproduction of the womb sound environment, they have created a CD that you can play to calm and soothe baby to sleep.

The CD is extremely relaxing and what we'd imagine the womb to be like ;) We tested the CD out on one of our friend's not-so-easy-to-sleep-baby and sure enough, pushed play on the CD player and within 2 minutes the baby had calmed down and was drifting to sleep.

So if you fall into the sleep deprived mommy category (which who of us doesn't!) give it a shot - try out the SoundSleep for Babies CD. Visit and place your order you can save 15% by entering 'ab15ttm' at checkout.

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Thursday, November 20, 2008

Addie’s Simple Baby Bows

Addie’s Simple Baby Bows and accessories will be the perfect touch to your daughter’s special occasion outfit or everyday play clothes. A mother of two, Natalie puts her time and talent into these creative bows, giving you a quality product that will have other trendy mommy’s saying, “Where Did you Get That”? The clips are made with a variety of felt, ribbon, and floral pieces. The center of the bow displays a button or rhinestone of coordinating color, jazzing up your daughters locks.

You can choose from an array of color combinations that can be viewed at the Etsy shop, Addie’s Simple Baby Bows, or have some designed especially for your daughter. My favorite part about this adorable bow boutique is the option of hair clips! My friend’s daughter refuses to have anything snapped into her hair, making french clips a big No No in their house. Thus, the alligator clips are perfect for her and their is no sacrificing the ‘cute bows’ when choosing an alternative clip! (The snap clip is another clip option.)

The signature piece of Addie’s Bows is the precious bow holder. An 11x14 ribbon canvas can be custom designed to match your daughter’s room decor. Trendy mommy’s with little girls will have a unique way to display bows and barrettes. Bows are too cute to be laying in a drawer somewhere. Show off the pretties!

Discount!! Starting today through the end of December, all Trendy Mommy readers will receive a 25% discount on your purchase. When completing your transaction through Etsy, enter "Trendy Mommy Discount" in the comment box and you will be sent a revised invoice. For more trendy bows, check out the blog, .

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Holiday Gift Idea #1: Special Keepsake Book

We recently had the opportunity to review this wonderfully made children's keepsake book. We cannot say enough positive things about the Personalized Storybook by

The book is bright and colorful and has an element of whimsy. The book is designed to be a storybook about your specific child's life. When placing your order, you get to provide answers to a few questions - which are then turned into a fabulous storybook, staring your very special and unique child. There are over 20 places in 'The First Adventures of Incredible You' where details about a child, his/her family, friends, favorite places and family traditions can be seamlessly incorporated into the rhyming verse in the book. There is also a dedication page so the child will always remember this special gift came from you.

This special gift would make a perfect Christmas present, one that your child or special loved one would treasure for years to come. Click here to check out some sample pages.

We really do recommend this product as it is wonderfully made and truly a special keepsake item --- place your order by 12/14/08 to ensure delivery in time for Christmas! ENJOY!

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Monday, November 17, 2008

Heard of Kushies Before?

Seriously! How cute, fun, and colorful are these great toys?? The Kushies® Zolo Zippy Ozlo Wooden Pull Toy would make a great Christmas gift for any little ones on your list. It is adorable and sure to make the kids laugh and smile all day long! You can even buy more than one adorable Kushies animal and connect them to make an animal train. TOO FUN!

Kushies® offers an innovative collection of more than 350 quality baby products and accessories. These products include layettes, cloth diapers, bibs, bath items, developmental toys and more.

Another of our favorites is the Kushies® Boa Stacking Rings {pictured above}. This is not your ordinary blue, orange, yellow, red, green run of the mill stacking ring set. We absolutely love that this set encourages tactile stimulation, visual and auditory development, flexible thinking and explorative play. Squeeze each ring to hear an animal sound.
Kushies® has so many other super cool and not ordinary toys --- you will have to check them all out for yourself! Go to to see all the fun toys they have to offer.
DISCOUNT ALERT: And as an added bonus this holiday shopping season --- all Trendy Mommy readers can save 10% off any order you place at ---- enter code tmha10 for a 10% discount.

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Friday, November 7, 2008

Urban Thimble Winner & More Deals!

The winner of The Urban Thimble adorable London Bus contest is: Lori, who said, "The bloom long sleeve tee is really cute. I think my daughter would be so cute in it. The bus would be great for our playroom!". We will be sending you an email shortly!

And for those of you who loved the Urban Thimble items ---- Kelly Ventura is offering all of you 30% off!!!! THIS IS A GREAT deal! So visit her shop again and get some great holiday gifts at some great prices!

Here's how to get your discount of 30%:
1. Visit The Urban Thimble
2. Add an item(s) to your cart and start the check out process.
3. Enter the code , "TRENDY", in the 'notes to seller' section and the email address where the revised invoice should be sent.
4. Complete the order but do NOT go to Paypal to pay.
5. You will receive a revised invoice, and a link to complete payment, via email reflecting the discount.

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Thursday, November 6, 2008

Save Some $$$ Made Easy!

Last month Leslie Helwig, creater of Coup 'ON' the GO, sent us a few of her coupon organizers. We've been using them for almost a month now and can say that if you're not already using coupons - this is a great thing to have.

The Coup 'ON' the GO is for the mom who, like us, is constantly ripping coupons out of magazines, newspapers, mailers and then stashing them in a drawer --- usually to never be seen again until the day comes when you decide to clean out the coupon drawer and throw out almost all because they have expired.

The Coup 'ON' the GO is for the mom who, like us, never has her coupons with her when she's at the store or sonic or wherever.

The Coup 'ON' the GO is for the mom who, like us, is wanting to actually use her coupons and save some money!

So check out Leslie's site and place your order today.

1. Small enough to fit in your diaper bag or purse or keep it in the car
2. Chic & Sassy designs
3. Leslie will even do a custom design for you if you so desire!

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Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Tidy Up That Bath!

Recently we tested out the new Kuster Bath Toy Store - great product. We really like this product for 3 reasons:

1. Ease of Use - The Bath Toy Store is made of two buckets, one with drainage holes at the bottom {use this bucket to scoop up all those oh so fun bathtime toys} and the second to catch all the drained water, which can then be easily tipped away.

2. Keeps Bath Tidy - several bath toys can fit in this handy little bucket, keeping toys out of sight when not in use.

3. Available in a choice of 3 stylish and contemporary color combinations. Think Fun and Funky.

The Kuster Bath Toy Store can be purchased at - enter code: tmku10 and receive 10% off any Kuster order placed at this online retailer.

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Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Monday, November 3, 2008

Recent Winners, Special Deals, and Booster Seats!

Hello to all those who participated in our recent giveaways - we still have one going on ---- The Urban Thimble --- and a great giveaway it is! So don't forget to sign up to win this one too.

The winners of the three giveaways that ended 11/1 are posted on - so check it out!

DISCOUNT ALERT: We also wanted to let you know that the owners over at Simply FaBOWlous are offering you all 10% off any order from now until 11/15/2008. Coupon Code: TRENDY --- This is a great deal - as their prices are already super reasonable! Stock up now for Christmas gifts - stocking stuffers - baby shower gifts - or just get some to replenish the bow drawer :) Simply FaBOWlous has some wonderful items - don't forget to check out their site and place your order now before the discount expires!!!

And now for today's featured product review...

The Trendy Mommy recently received a Mutsy Grow Up! ~ Toddler booster seat. Our little tester really loves this seat - she enjoyed moving from her highchair to this new 'big girl' seat and sitting at the table with the rest of the family. The transition was super easy with this fun seat. It has several safety straps that secure it nicely to a standard kitchen chair and another set that safely straps the child into the seat. It is small enough that it can slide up to the table without being too high. The Grow Up! comes in 4 great colors. If you are looking at getting a booster seat in the next few months - we recommend giving this one a try --- and for our fabulous Trendy Mommy readers - Nini and Loli is offering 10% off on this fabulous product when you purchase it from their online store. So visit and enter tmmut10 at checkout to receive your discount!

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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Morning Chicness Bags

Introducing Morning Chicness Bags! These are the ultimate in must-have items for all you trendy mommies-to-be out there who are suffering from the joys of pregnancy, otherwise known as morning sickness. Morning Chicness Bags are lined - making them leak-proof and are actually quite 'chic' --- so you don't have to hide them :) Morning Chicness Bags come in 6 different designs - so you can choose your fav design or mix and match. Great gift for yourself or friend who is dealing with morning sickness.

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Shi Shu Style ~ Baby

Soft, Luxurious handwoven baby blankets and throws made from Bamboo. ----{yes, you heard that right - soft & bamboo} We can vouch for the softness and wonderfulness of these fine baby blankets!

SHI SHU STYLE now offers families an elegant line of hand-crafted Bamboo/Cotton blankets that are soft to the touch, yet free of unnatural and chemically treated fibers. SHI SHU STYLE blankets are 60% cotton and 40% Bamboo, a textile made from the pulp of bamboo grass which is light, strong, soft, smooth and naturally antibacterial. SHI SHU STYLE allows only the best fabrics next to your family's skin.

There are millions of fluffy blankets out on the market for infants - but this blanket is special - many of those other blankets are made of polyester/microfiber blends and can cause some babies skin to be irritated and induce rashes -- the SHI SHU STYLE blankets are made of all natural fibers. We definitely recommend this soft blanket to anyone with a newborn!

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Monday, October 27, 2008

JellyBaby Mat

We absolutely LOVE this first of it's kind memory foam changing mat to be ergonomically shaped to fit baby. The Küster JellyBaby is comfortably warm to the touch and safely holds baby while being changed. JellyBaby is free from PVC and offers a much happier experience for baby’s delicate skin during daily changes.

JellyBaby can be easily cleaned with a baby wipe and is ideal to use on its own or with its separate terry backed machine washable liners (a two-pack of JellyBaby liners can be purchased separately).

Available in Cream, Pink or Blue.

This is a great gift to give a first time mom - or even a mom who has other children because this product is unlike any ordinary changing mat.

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Giveaway: The Urban Thimble

Recently we ran across this wonderful little etsy shop, The Urban Thimble. Adorable & Unique items for your little one. Kelly Ventura owner and designer of everything at Urban Thimble has a knack for creating sensational one-of-a-kind pieces that can adorn your child or child's room. We also absolutely love her headbands and cards - so fun and spunky!

Kelly has graciously given us one of her signature wall decor pieces (The London Bus) - pictured above to give to one of our lucky readers.

Giveaway details:
Visit The Urban Thimble and leave us a comment with your favorite product {aside from the London Bus of course} and we'll pick one lukcy winner to receive this awesome item! Giveaway ends November 5th at midnight CT. Winner will be announced on Good LUCK!

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