Ahhs: Darling Clementine {Giveaway!!!} **CLOSED**

just in time for the holidays! the adorable new shop darling clementine has opened its virtual doors offering a great selection of stylish, eco products for kids. i especially like that shopkeeper lindsay stocks loads of local brooklyn and nyc brands like atsuyo et akiko, phoenix + nola, oeuf and common good cleaning products!

if you are in the nyc area, darling clementine is having a launch celebration at play on december 18th, 4-7pm. shop, sip wine, munch on snacks, all while your kids play! 

{the giveaway!!!}

the winner is agent k! congratz

what you will win: one very lucky winner will get a $50 gift card to darling clementine!

how to enter: leave a comment on this post telling me what you'd splurge on if you won. (1 entry, mandatory) 

additional entries: follow darling clementine on twitter or like on facebook. make sure to let me know which you did by leaving a comment (1 additional entry)

the winner will be chosen at random after close of giveaway at 9am est on wednesday, dec, 7, 2011.


Hunt & Gather: A Few Cyber Monday Deals

i hope everyone had a wonderful weekend of feasting and resting. i sure did! now time to shop!!! so in honor of cyber monday, i have some great discount codes to offer you.
first up a new online store that brings all those beautiful brands i am always going on and on about to the u.s.! thumbeline carries hard to find brands like lucky boy sunday, bang bang copenhagen, april showers and much much more.

{here's the deal}

head to www.thumbeline.com to get 20% off your entire purchase using code COOSAHHS20
valid Nov. 28-Dec. 12


{here's the deal}

the lovely sharon montrose at the animal print shop is offering a discount on all her prints through december 3rd: buy three, get a fourth free*. (applies only to small, open edition 7"x9" prints) use coupon code HOLIDAY at checkout.

darling clementine is another new online shop right here in my hood. make sure to check my holiday gift picks this week.

{here's the deal}

darling clementine is offering readers 15% the entire site! use code COOSAHHS...and stay tuned we have more goodies from dc later this week!

Gobble Gobble!

happy thanksgiving! i will be back on monday with a more gift guides, giveaways and discount codes!! turkey print from notonthehighstreet.com

Here We Go Again....

you might have noticed my posting has gotten a bit sparse the past three months. the reason? i have been in the fog of the first trimester of my pregnancy. exciting? yes! scared? oh yes! don't worry this won't become a pregnancy diary, but i'll prolly be posting lots of baby goodies!

Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for our Littlest Ones

gosh, can you believe it's that time already? i feel like time is going into warp drive! i am doing four guides this season with a bit of a festive design starting with babies...
1. keep feet cozy and warm with these tane organics booties 2. heirloom-quality handmade elephant pull toy 3. hello! jcrew has babies stuff now!! say i love you with a cashmere sweater 4. keep baby entertained with a playmat from duez 5. knit rattles by blablakids are soft and sweet just like someone else! 6. wooden picture books that will last a lifetime 7. the happiest cotton suit by smafolk 8. make sure baby knows there is a sun despite the dark winter days with a sunshine rattle by ambi


Ahhs: The Ultimate Makedo Giveaway! *CLOSED*

i am excited to have an awesome giveaway from makedo this week!! makedo is an australian-based (i am slowly making up with oz) company that makes reusable connectors for kids to create cars, robots, forts, animals and much more from cardboard, plastic containers and whatever else is laying around the house.

their latest creation are the adorable critter cups. they come in sets of two critters and soon to be available in the us!  i seriously spent two hours playing with them--and not with my toddler! so start saving up those starbucks coffee cups. now the good stuff...

{the giveaway}

**WINNERS ARE CHIARA and KATE***
thanks to everyone for entering
what you will win: TWO winners will receive a makedo kit for one and a cup critter set (includes two critters).

how to enter: leave a comment on this post telling me what you will make with your makedo kit or what is your favorite critter cup. open worldwide!

giveaway is open till wednesday, november 23, 2011. good luck!

Fashion Coos: Skylar Luna Pajamas

i am sure you know by now that i have a total obsession with kids sleepwear. the funny thing is i have the freaking hardest time finding jammies i really like, so i was excited to see this new line of eco-jammies from skylar luna. i love the clean minimal designs and everything is made of high quality organic cotton.


Ahhs: Holiday Cards from Hello!Lucky {Sponsor Highlight}

it's time to start getting ready for the holiday season. first to do: order holiday cards. tired of the same old boring designs? hello!lucky offers beautifully designed and easy to personalize photo, letterpress and digitally printed cards. these aren't your typical online cards-- your friends will think you hired a graphic designer! grab a box of limited edition letterpressed or go all out with a personalized version. shop the holiday collection here.




Fashion Coos: Dragon Boots

have you seen anything more adorable? these dragon booties by nathalie verlinden look like they are straight out of a 19th century fairytale. so cute!

Ahhs: Sprout Furniture {No Tools Required}

life-sized legos anyone? the new line of children's furniture by sprout is designed for kids to put together, take apart and mix-n-match to create new functional pieces. all in keeping with a fun modern aesthetic that won't cramp mom and dad's style. sprout is made in the usa and is eco-friendly. shop now and get 20% off your order using the code "coosandahhs"(good through nov 30th, 2011) www.sprout-kids.com

Adorn: A Winter-y Wonderland from Buymodernbaby {Guest Post}

today we have special winter post from the most mod-mama on the block: esther from buymodernbaby...

it's not QUITE winter yet and temps here in florida are still in the 80s, but holiday shopping is in full swing so I'm trying to channel "icy winter wonderland" to get in the proper frame of mind.  if you're more of a last minute holiday shopper, then bookmark this one and come back after thanksgiving!
1. pendant lamp 2. polar bear band print 3. matryoshka cloth doll 4. village wall stickers 5. dot fitted crib sheet 6. polar bear animal box 7. vetro crib 8. block lamp 9. watu kwa amani pillow 10. ghost chair 11. sheepskin rug

Adorn: Rocking Rocker

i've always disliked the big bulky ikea rocker i ended up with. when i saw the curtis clover rocker at cb2 my heart skipped a beat. first of all the green color option is bold and refreshing and the clean compact design is perfect for small spaces (hello! my fellow new yorkers!!) also available in grey.

Fashion Coos: Miki Miette {Sponsor Highlight}

the new los angeles-based clothing line miki miette is designed by sawako yamauchi. the collection is a fusion of clean japanese lines and subdued european colors and detailing. a match made in heaven, if you ask me! all the pieces look amazingly comfortable and stylish. i especially love the grandpa-style pajamas. *swoon* the icing on the cake? miki miette garments are all made using local sewing shops in la and they donate 10% of profits monthly to non-profit organizations.

Ahhs: The UppaBaby Cruz

as a mother and lovah of uppababy, i am so excited for the new uppa cruz. all the fabulous features of the full-sized vista packed into a compact and lightweight (15 lbs) frame! i pushed it around at the giggle store last week and was impressed! do i need another stroller? 

Fashion Coos: We Were Made in the Dark

i like to think most babies were probably made in the dark--what do you think? (can we get a survey here?) and since we're about to step into a good 6 months of dark and cold, why not bundle your little bub in some blacks and grays! (oh god, am i depressed?!)
1.  star bodysuit (french blossom) 2. black baby cardigan (smallable) 3. oxford shoe (giggle) 4. snuggle bunny (sweet william) 5. baby slippers (nordic kids) 6. bamboo romper (estella) 8. grey baby booties (smallable) 9. wool baby bloomers (sweet william)

Fashion Coos: Happy Feet {Coll├ęgien}

brrr! nothing is worse than cold tiny toes. the french company coll├ęgien makes the best slippers for kids. easy on. easy off. warm. lightweight. styles galore! and best of all? they stay on! we call henry's his dancing shoes since he starts bouncing around the second he gets them on!