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Buy Local: 50 Gifts for Babies, Children and Teens to Buy in Providence Stores

Buy Local: 50 Gifts for Babies, Children and Teens to Buy in Providence Stores

[ 1 ] November 23, 2015 |

By Michele Meek, ShelfDig No one can deny the convenience of online shopping. Even my grandmother is ordering gifts from Amazon now. Still, many of us want to support our local stores. And believe me, the stores want that too. So a group of us created ShelfDig—a website that enables you to browse and search […]

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Home Work: Diane Jennings

Home Work: Diane Jennings

[ 0 ] November 20, 2014 |

Join us today as we meet one of my favorite local Moms, Diane Jennings of Luca Boutique. Luca has quickly become my go to place for amazing children’s clothes at great prices. Diane’s super friendly approach and and thoughtfully laid out store (it even has a play space with a gate!), makes shopping with my own small kids, really enjoyable. Diane lives […]

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Rhode Island Handmade Holiday Shopping Guide

Rhode Island Handmade Holiday Shopping Guide

[ 20 ] November 16, 2009 |

Okay, hold on to your holiday hats!  This is the ultimate RI Handmade Holiday Shopping Guide with gift ideas, online shopping,  holiday show links, and more.  This season, it’s easier than ever to buy handmade products from local artisans and crafters!  Whether online or at an upcoming arts and crafts sale, you will find something for […]

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Handmade accessories for Fall

Handmade accessories for Fall

[ 4 ] October 9, 2009 |

By Linda Demers October is one of my favorite months.  I love the changing leaves, the cooler crisp air, and the smell of leaves burning.  I’ve begun putting away my kids summer clothes and unpacking their winter coats, sweaters, and jeans.  For me, Fall is a great time to accessorize and add interesting layers to […]

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How to Save Money on Kids Clothes

How to Save Money on Kids Clothes

[ 5 ] August 17, 2009 |

As a parent I’m always looking for ways to spend smart and make my dollar stretch, and these days it’s become more of a necessity for more and more of us. When it comes to outfitting our kids, luckily there are many good options to avoid paying full price for their clothes. Family Hack recently wrote a […]

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New PJs to Love

New PJs to Love

[ 5 ] November 17, 2008 |

I adore seeing my kids in their pajamas–preferably 100 percent cotton or fleecy and definitely soft–ready to curl up with me at the end of the day to read and share stories. We recently received a pair of Hatley PJs and they quickly became bedtime favorites. Moreover, they satisfy our PJ requirements: 100 percent super-soft […]

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Hot Pants: Kicky Pants Uses Bamboo for More than Pants

Hot Pants: Kicky Pants Uses Bamboo for More than Pants

[ 3 ] September 29, 2008 |

By Maura Keating The Kicky Pants product lines grew out of Erin Cloke’s prescribed bed rest before the birth of her second child. The company was founded with her husband, Nick Cloke, and has enabled the couple to spend more time with their family while creating products that make life better and a little cuter […]

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Local Shops Run by Moms for Moms…

Local Shops Run by Moms for Moms…

[ 8 ] June 6, 2008 |

Rhode Island is home to a number of great shops geared towards moms-to-be, new moms, and moms with young children. Most of them have opened within the last few years by moms who had grown tired of the bland Babies-R-Us choices and the non-customer-service typical of the Big Box stores. These independently owned and operated […]

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Foot Loose and Sock Free: Umi Sandals and Shoes

Foot Loose and Sock Free: Umi Sandals and Shoes

[ 8 ] May 26, 2008 |

By Maura Keating It’s summer, well, mostly . . . Memorial Day is the unofficial start to our summer season. Now we can start wearing white (with the gracious permission of the Fashion Police), and we can wear sandals every day if we want to. And we want to. The best sandals allow you to […]

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