AListBabyNet is On Twitter!

Follow us, and receive an entry in our Fresh Press custom stationary contest! Just shoot us an e-mail when you follow us, to alistbabyblog(at)yahoo(dot)com. And if you RT our giveaway, receive a SECOND entry to the contest! Good luck!

AListBaby Giveaway: Zutano

Zutano clothes for babies and toddlers are so fun! The bright colors really add pizazz to a little one’s wardrobe. Zutano’s whimsical fashion and hip style extends beyond fabulous baby and toddler clothing–the colorful prints and functional design can also be found in hats, bibs, blankets, socks, tights, booties and mittens. We received this adorable outfit below, with the freeway print. One lucky reader will win an outfit for their little one, in the size of their choice. Just send me us an e-mail with your favorite two prints on the web site, along with your size preference, to alistbabyblog {at} yahoo {dot} com, by Noon Central on Friday, March 5. Good luck! Also, if you follow us on Twitter @alistbabynet and RT this giveaway, you have a second chance to win!

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Dwell Studio Nursery Design

Project Nursery has some stylish Dwell nursery designs! Love it!

HostessBlog Hearts AListBaby

We are thrilled to be listed as a favorite blog on Jenn Sbranti’s HostessBlog! We are part of the site’s Haute Moms and Kids blogroll. I visit Jenn’s site several times a week, for creative party concepts, chic gift ideas and glamorous decor concepts. The site has an excellent baby shower section, and one of my favorite concepts is the Bubbly Ducky Baby Shower. Some of my favorite photos from the theme are below. I do love planning a fabulous baby shower!

*AListBaby Giveaway: GissyBella & MyPacifier*

It is Tuesday, and time for another fabulous AListBaby giveaway!

TWO amazing gifts for one lucky AListBaby reader.

Simply send an e-mail by Noon Eastern on Friday, September 5 with your name to alistbabyblog@yahoo.com, and you are automatically entered to win!

First of all, the sweetest and most comfy little knickers for your baby: Comfy Crawlers from GissyBella. They have pads in the knees (genius!) to avoid bruising, and make the crawling experience a little more comfortable for your tot. The winner may choose either khaki or denim pants, in their size of choice.

I am also so excited about the next prize, because I have often admired these fantastic personalized pacifiers from MyPacifier.net!

They were given as favors at Trista Rehn’s baby shower, and Tori Spelling also loves them…. Larry Birkhead had to grab one for Dannielynn, as well. (Of course, it said My Dad Rocks!)

The lucky winner will receive three pacifiers in the name or “saying” of their choice! Just send an e-mail to alistbabyblog@yahoo.com to enter, or you can also leave a comment below. The e-mail should include your name and the best way to reach you if you win. If you link this blog entry to your blog, you earn two entries! More after the jump…. [Read more...]

The Glamour of Canopy Cribs

I have a serious infatuation with canopy cribs. This does not, however, translate into adult beds. Rather, I equate a baby canopy crib with an oppulance we can afford our little angels. We all have hopes and dreams for the newborns in our lives. Certainly, we all know that “giving” a child the moon is not in his or her best interest. But for me, a white canopy crib is paying tribute to baby’s innocence and purity. Life gets hard soon enough. Babyhood is time to pamper infants….and indulge in some of our favorite luxury buys, as well!  One of my favorites is from Restoration Hardware baby & child, below. The white sutton canopy crib is $999.    

Bratt Decor also has an amazing venetian white wrought iron crib for $966 that would look excellent in a Hollywood-glamour type nursery. (The company offers several additional options for finishes, including gold.) You can make this look modern with bold bedding—or keep it traditional with pastels and a ruffled skirt. I could see this being a family heirloom crib, and Bratt Decor has an excellent reputation for quality. You may recall, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony also chose Bratt Decor cribs for their twins. 

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Chic Baby Bedding

One of the most exciting trends in nursery decor is the selection of available baby bedding. Not long ago, choices were limited to little duckies and cows jumping over the moon. Hey, there is nothing wrong with a little barnyard fun, but we are positively giddy over the growing Serena and Lily collection.   

The luxe collections are modern yet whimsical. The vibe is stylish, yet still baby. One of my favorite parts of the line is that each design has a name and a description of the theme. I can read each description, and envision the future ”mini-me” running around. For example, when my friend Courtney has a baby girl, the “Greta” style should be her bedding:

Greta is a stunner. She’s a classic beauty with the taste, style and wit of a 1940′s film star. Greta’s driven, too. She’ll get what she wants out of life because she’s not afraid to work for it.

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**Winner: AListBaby and AllyZabba Giveaway**

Congratulations to Dianne M. from Falcon Heights, MN! Dianne is the winner of the **AListBaby Giveaway** Prize: an AllyZabba large baby blanket, a $60 value. She requested a gender-neutral color. All AllyZabba blankets are handmade, and feature plush fabric on one side, and silky smooth fabric on the other. Winner chosen at random. Best wishes, Dianne!  

Essential Toys for Baby

Every generation has their iconic toys. The Fisher-Price Chatter Phone comes to mind from my baby days…do you recall a favorite baby toy?

While I also adore the look of sleek, modern playthings, there is a place in my heart for the retro feel of these four basic toys. They each come in many styles and designs….yet their look is always timeless. These selections are all from Land of Nod.  

More information on each of these toys, after the jump…..

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**AListBaby Giveaway: Ally Zabba Blankets!**

We are thrilled to announce a fabulous prize from Ally Zabba this morning!

One lucky AListBaby reader will win a large 34″ by 28″ blanket of their choice, made of plush fabric with silky satin backing. A $60 value! To win, simply e-mail us at AListBabyBlog {at} yahoo.com by Noon Eastern on Friday, August 22. Just tell us what large blanket you would choose if you won!

Babies love cozy blankies, with luxurious satin trim to brush against their cheeks. And moms covet these stylish colors and patterns!  They are all machine washable. After more than a year of waiting…the popular pastel dot and chocolate dot pattern is also back in stock this week. More after the jump….

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