Whoa . . . Aloha . . . It's Friday again!

I LOVE Fridays ~ don't you? Especially since "An Island Life" started the "Aloha Friday" memes! And since Aloha Friday also means the start of my weekend ~ I always look forward to it!! Don't forget to visit "An Island Life" for more information on Aloha Friday!! My Aloha Friday question is:

"Thank you for this beautiful day ~ What's the first thing that pops into your head that you are grateful for?"

P.S. My answer is: My health because I am in remission now for 3 1/2 years - WooHoo!! My next thing would be my hubby & kids because they are fabulous!!!)


Bebe. . . It's STILL cold outside!!

Need a Mantra for today? I'll Share ~ Mine (for a long time) has been
"Strength, Courage and Hope ~ Everyday Baby!"
Okay ~ I'm waiting for Virginia to warm up already!! In the mean time, while waiting, I found myself at "The Merry Martini" ~ lots of fabulous finds and a fun place to be for sure.

From the Salt/Pepper Shakers to Serving trays to Aprons ~ Special Gifts or just smaller hostess type gifts ~ The Merry Martini has it all. Have fun looking around!


You KNOW what day it is!! Aloha Friday means the start of my weekend so I always look forward to it!! Don't forget to visit An Island Life for more Aloha Friday!!
Aloha Friday ~ My Questions is:
What's the last thing you did just for YOURSELF?
(My answer is: I went to Yoga!)


COOL Ideas for a COOL February

In the past few weeks, several friends and customers have gotten these adorable Totes made by Bungalow Scout! They have stuffed with colorful tissue paper and filled with fun items and used as Wedding Shower and Bridesmaid's Gifts! What a COOL idea! Also have 2 friends who ordered these and used as Baby Gifts ~ Filled with all sorts of baby items ~ i.e. pampers, baby wipes, juice etc. and then gave the instructions that these bags were to stay in the car ~ so that with all the hustle and bustle, Baby was always ready to go! What a great idea! Get yours here!


"Ideal Bite" makes Going Green alot more fun ~ And now an "Ideal Bite" for the younger Mamas!

FYI ~ "Ideal Bite" was sold and is no longer in business! I was sorry to hear that because they had alot of wonderful, funny and helpful information!!

"Ideal Bite" ~ A fabulous place to find Eco-friendly tips everyday on making "Going Green" a lot easier! (One of the founders of Ideal Bite is the daughter of one of my friends!) They have been seen recently on The View and lots of other places! (I have one of their widgets here on the right column of my Blog) ~ New for 2009 is "Ideal Bite for Mamas" ~ a free source of green advice for real moms (or baby bumpers!) leading busy lives. They will . . . "give you the scoop on everything from junk in the trunk (we're talkin' chems in disposable diapers that aren't great for babies, baby daddies, or Mama Earth), to safe alternatives to conventional plastic toys!" Sign up to receive their daily tips or place the new widget for Mamas on your Blog! I'm an older Diva Mama - ha! But I know that there are many young Mamas out here Blogging away! So check it girls ~ You'll LOVE "IdealBite"!


Hope your Valentine's Weekend was fun ~ More February Finds!

Soapbox Bags are created by a designer in Los Angeles and she does them up right! We have a few left ~ so take a look! Soapbox Bags are fun. . . like the Bahama Bag! In Hawaiian Floral cotton/canvas fabric with washable orange nylon interior lined and elastic loops to hold all your possessions, this Bahama Bag by Soapbox Bags is the PERFECT Cosmetics bag or also a great retro looking Clutch! We have marked these down for a Great price! ~Find them at the Chic Boutique!

Or, try The "Jewelry Roll" in Hawaiian Floral Fabric by Soapbox Bags ~ great for keeping all of your sparkly accessories. The interior is made of washable pink nylon and when folded up, you can tie the matching straps around the roll ~ tucks inside any of your bags! Also found at Ollie's Chic Boutique! (And on SALE!!)


February Flurries and more!!!

I love finding new online websites with fashion finds to share with all my friends!! Here's one more to add to your favorites file ~ ModCloth! ModCloth carries VERY affordable clothing and accessories ~ You are sure to find something you like at prices you'll love!! Some of my Favs are their jackets and coats. Even found a red plaid one for Valentines Day! I'm really loving the Gray one too! And the Spring belted trench coat will be perfect for Spring ~ made of 50% Polyester, 50% Cotton! These coats shown here range from only $34.99 to $84.99! Most Clothing items are from small, independent designers who fit the style and ideals of the young creator ~ Their own ModCloth line is produced in small quantities by local designers and producers.

Or how about their home accessories! ~ These vintage inspired kitchen towels are retro and kitschy in the best possible way. In pretty colors and prints to match every kitchen - a great gift for the sassy modern homemaker in your life. At $8.99 ea. ~ a steal of a deal!