Rain Cloud Nursery Mobile

felt-mobileIt’s sweet and simple. A nice change of pace from most battery-operated nursery mobiles.  Not only is the Rain Cloud Mobile eco-friendly and safe. It’s made from felt! It also comes in a variety of colors, so you can easily match your nursery color scheme.

Check it out at Sonny Boutique for $20.  Makes a great baby shower gift!

Win A BlueAvocado Reusable Tote Bag Kit


Hop on over to Droolicious and enter to win a Plum Start Kit from Blue Avocado worth $30. These are not your typical reusable totes. They are stylish and functional and they fold into themselves for easy storage. Don’t delay. Enter today! Give green a try in 2010.

Smart Holiday Shopping with BlueAvocado Totes

blueavocadoIf you haven’t discovered BlueAvocado reusable totes, you need to check them out. I love this unique system of reusable bags because they are stylish and easy to store. In other words, you won’t look like a goofball in the checkout line with these eco-friendly bags. Every gal in town will want to know where you got them. I promise. In fact, they’re so sure you will love the Starter Kit as the perfect holiday gift that they’ll even give you a FREE one.

For ALL orders over $75 placed by end of day WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 16th,  get  a FREE Charcoal (or Raspberry) Starter Kit (charcoal available while supplies last). Kits will be included from our warehouse so no promo code needed.  Finish your Christmas shopping with style!! Take part while while supplies last. Shop now!

Want to learn more this awesome Avocado? Read my previous posts. I’ll also be announcing a terrific BlueAvocado giveaway over at Droolicious soon. Stay tuned!

Eco-Friendly Crib By Offi: It’ll Cost Ya


I’m a sucker for picking out the most expensive items in the market today. I was browsing baby cribs when I came across this simple beauty. It’s the Bebe 2 Crib from Offi, a well-known eco-friendly brand in the chic world of baby items. It’s birch and non-toxic, but it will put you back about $1,500. Is it worth the price tag? I’ll let you decide…

Here are some of the hip features that make parents swoon:

  • Natural Baltic Birch Ply and White Non-Toxic Painted MDF and Solid Birch
  • Wood finishes may vary slightly from color and grain shown in image sample
  • Meets or exceeds US Consumer Product Safety Commission requirements for full size cribs (ASTM F1169-03)
  • Works with Bebe 2 Rolling Cart for Crib (sold separately)

You can find the Bebe Crib and other amazing Offi items at BabyEarth!

Droolicious: Cool Things for Baby

Sorry it’s been a little while between posts. MommyQ and DaddyQ took a much-needed vacation before the Back-To-School season officially begins. Good friends, great food, lots of laughs and meaningful moments. In other words, perfection.

As some of my readers may know, I also write for Babble’s unique blog about baby products, Droolicious. Yes, the team at Drool is always seeking out the most fabulous baby items in town. If you haven’t been, take a few minutes to visit. You will love it! Here are a few things to whet your shopping whistle…


If this Denim Military Jacket doesn’t make you want to grab a glittery, white glove… Oh, yes! Toddlers and preschoolers (and their folks) are grabbing up this iconic jacket like crazy! Check it out here!

magnetic-kitchen-bottlesSweet & sour wooden condiments for your little chef! Yes, thanks to Melissa & Doug pretend kitchen food just gets cuter and safer. Check it out here!

simple-stencilI’m so impressed with this cool idea, the Simple Stencil. It allows you to create one-of-a-kind stencils for any room and the utensils make it easy peasy. Find out how you can stencil like a pro!


It’s amazing how cute babies look with a set of animal ears! I know, I know. Hard to resist this soft, cuddly, sweet goody! If you want to grab this coat, I suggest buying it sooner rather than later. It will certainly sell out by the end of Fall. Happy shopping!

Kirsten James Diaper Bags: 3-2-1, Liftoff!

Kirsten James Diaper Bag

Every so often I come across baby gear that floats my boat. When my diaper bag from Kirsten James Handbags arrived in the mail, I was in awe. This bag was not only beautiful, but also perfectly crafted and absolutely flawless. My mother was with me when it arrived and immediately tried to coax me into letting her have it. Sorry, mom! Not this time.

Kirsten has a variety of styles to choose from, but I picked The Eden Bag. The size is exactly right for a busy mom who needs to use it as a diaper bag, toddler tote or overnight bag. It has a heavy magnetic snap closure and four roomy inside pockets. The designer fabric options are stunning in person. She also has eco-friendly options for green mommies. It shouldn’t come a big surprise that her bags reflect quite a bit of innovation. After all, Kirsten is a NASA engineer.

She worked for United Space Alliance as a Computer Programmer and Corrective Action Engineer.  United Space Alliance is the prime contractor and handles all Shuttle Processing for NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration).  As a programmer and Engineer for NASA, she wrote programming code in support of new software applications to support Shuttle processing and worked with operational organizations to streamline processes and build software tools that automate those processes.

Her mommy know-how, creativity and passion for fashion launched her new career as a designer. After having her son and becoming frustrated with the poor quality of diaper bags in stores, she left NASA and began her own line of bags. Feeling inspired? Visit her site to learn more about her story and buy yourself a bag. You won’t be disappointed!

Sushi Rattle Set: Great Gift for the Green Gourmet


The line of eco-friendly knit toys from Yellow Label Kids is hard to beat. Take a look at this delicious Sushi Rattle Set. Cuddly, creative and made through fair trade practices. The perfect gift for your favorite eco-conscious mommy and her sweet ‘green’ baby.

This yummy set retails for $34 at Arte Bebe. The only thing missing is a knit chunk of wasabi and a knit ice cold Sapporo…