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We are currently making some changes to this site, including updating our team name, homepage, and graphics. Our shops are open and all the links to them are working, so please forgive our dust here, and go browse through our shops instead!

Thursday, August 28, 2008

so i have a neat little collection of bar soap i made.

mocha. mmmmmmm... and it smells like a yummy strong wake you up mocha. chocolate and coffee. so good i want to eat it. next is goats milk soap with roses, lavender and chamomile. i cant wait.
i also have some other wonderful things in the works, body bars with cocoa butter, beeswax, coconut oil, jojoba oil, and a couple of other oils with skin nourishing essential oils, calendula owie ointment, arnica sticks, and no poo-ing bombs for hair.

things here are going well. it seems somehow that school starts in the next couple of days. where did summer go?

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Tiny Table Linens at LittlePeanutShop!

I just added an adorable new section in my shop: Tiny Table Linens. Each set comes with two reversible pretend play placemats and napkins that are perfectly sized for little chefs or hostesses. Your little goober will love having a set of her own placemats and napkins for playtime, snacktime or for learning how to set the table.

Stop on by LittlePeanutShop for a closer look at these adorable Tiny Table Linens. I'm also selling some matching items in other sections: a reversible activity apron and a diaper change pad. Together, they make a wonderful "big sister/baby sister" gift set.

Sunday, August 24, 2008

*NEW* Amber Babies teething necklaces!

Baltic amber is a traditional European remedy for teething. Amber is a natural analgesic and when worn on the skin, it releases healing oils that helps babies and young children to stay calm and more relaxed thoughout teething. Amber necklaces are a great natural remedy and can eliminate the need for over the counter drugs.

I use a sterling silver plated MAGNETIC CLASP. This ensures that the necklace will open up if it is being pulled. I have not had any trouble with necklaces just falling off because of this. 

Please Note: Amber necklaces are made for wearing, not for chewing! Please supervise your child while wearing the necklace. 

all necklaces measure between 11.5 and 12.5 inches

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Lovely New Silks at BabyPockets

BabyPockets has new slings!

Lovely new silks shimmer from every corner of the shop and many more are now on the way. I love the deep chocolate color the Cacao Silk Sling, and the Antique Rose
Silk Ring Sling above is my personal favorite.

All of my slings sport my own special comfort pleating for an unbelievable fit and of course the unique embroidery above the rings which has become BabyPockets signature feature. Come and check out our new slings while they last!

Dawn at

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

"Boutique style with a homegrown price"

ManicMittens ~Hand Made Funky Accessories.

I just wanted to say hello and invite everyone to visit my little shop! www.manicmittens.com

  • crochet caps and beanies
  • bobby pins
  • no slip hair clippies
  • hair bows in all sizes and designs
  • infant snap clips
  • and so much more!!
I have something to suit every style and offer custom orders at no extra charge.

Cloth Pantyliners have arrived at LilBees--win a FREE SET!

I used to make these, but had to discontinue them for a while when I was without a serger... I have my serger again now, and have been working to restock these popular pantyliners.

These have soft absorbent flannel on top, and slip-resistant, leak-resistant fleece on the back. Cloth pantyliners are a great option for daily use, as both flannel and fleece hold up to frequent washing. Popular uses include: mild incontinence (such as during pregnancy), protection when using vaginal suppositories, mid-cycle moisture, and, of course, the end of ones period.

These are now available at LilBees!

Now for the exciting part!

Follow this link and leave a comment on the post on my blog to be entered into a random drawing for a FREE 3 pack of pantyliners! (not necesssarily the ones shown--I will have several options for the winner to chose from). The contest is open until August 31.

Saturday, August 16, 2008

Here's one of my favorite items to date!  It's a sterling silver bracelet, adorned with  dichroic glass bali beads and  lovely green and black stones.

Friday, August 15, 2008

New item at LittlePeanutShop!

I recently added a wonderful new item that is sure to please the budding little chef in your life... pretend play pot holders. Each set comes with two matching quilted pot holders that are approx. 4x4 inches in size. There are currently two sets for sale, with three more sets on the way in the next week or so. 

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Summer Sale at Birch Bark Soap

I'm having a summer sale over at my Etsy shop. There are some great deals on beautiful, natural, handmade soap, for as little as $1.50!

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Natural Beginnings

Hello fellow mamas,
I found mothering.com when I was pregnant with my daughter who is now almost 3 years old. Wow, is she really almost 3? Sometimes I think i am still a newly pregnant woman...then i look around and see that i have two babes now! My second daughter was born almost 6 months ago. They were both born at home and are nursing fiends. I have mothering's discussion boards to thank for many friendships and much wisdom. I am often inspired by the other families i meet on there.

this pendant is from bali where i worked with robin lim, cpm at the birth center she opened. this is the birth center's mascot as well as an ancient birthing mama, sheila na goreng. the red coral was to fight off post partum hemmorage.
a local mama hand makes these gorgeous pendants. i just string 'em.
so much green and a little fertility wish in the middle of it all.
nice and thick with subtle reds between.
the pendant is made by a local nc mama. i really liked the purple and gold against it.

I found etsy some time ago but just decided to take the plunge into showing my work over the last 8 months or so. I have done my first two shows and have one coming up this weekend! I work as a doula and as a midwife's assistant. I really like creating birthy-themed works. Mainly, I am into making necklaces right now. I also made some note cards from pictures that I took while doing international birth work last year. I haven't gotten these posted on etsy, yet though!

Thanks for looking!

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Summer Holiday Giveaway!

Blog Giveaway!
Running now, until the 17th of August.
Come and play~ it's cooler int he shade!

Tuesday, August 5, 2008


I just wanted to introduce myself and let you all know that I've added some fun new items to my shop recently. 

At Little Peanut, you'll find yummy treats for your little goober such as diaper change pads, reversible activity aprons and faux tea bags for pretend play. 

I'm a SAHM to my own little peanut, Charlotte. You can find me on MDC as spmamma. I hope you enjoy the goodies in my shop!

I do have a question about this blog... how do I get my shop name, LittlePeanutShop, added to the big list on the right? Thanks!