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Archive for November, 2010

The moment you have all been waiting for has arrived!
We throughly enjoyed reading about all your family traditions.Some of the highlights for us included: that elves have blue pee, handmade holiday gifts, and of course kids waking up at midnight to open gifts! We appreciated all your wonderful comments.
The Winner of the Felt Food Giveaway is:

Rebecca Frelick who said:

“Every Christmas morning we eat cinnamon rolls while we open gifts. Starting this year we read Audrey The Polar Express every Saturday in preparation for her ride on “the Polar Express” which is really the dinner train out of Newport RI.”

Congratulations! ( please send an email to holly@mothersandcompany.com to claim your fabulous prize!)

If you didn’t win don’t lose heart. We will be doing a bunch of giveaways during the month of December. ( lots of great things we promise!)

We wish you all a happy and  healthy  Thanksgiving holiday with your families. We are thankful to have so many wonderful customers. Without you, we would not have a wonderful village of support, you inspire us each day!

 


 


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With the holidays just around the corner everyone is hunting for perfect gifts. At Mothers & Company we have a wide variety of gifts for everyone on your list, from grandma to your little one.

Did you know we have local artisans and crafter goods at our shop? Lots of lovely things:

*organic handscreen printed T’s

*baby & toddler winter hats

*momma accessories ( scarves, key fobs, coffee cup cozys)

*wool shorties & longies

*burp & bib sets and MUCH more

GIVEAWAY!

One of our talented crafters, Little Love Bug has graciously donated a beautiful felt cornucopia for us to giveaway on our blog! Valued at 25$ this would make a great gift for you or someone you love. Included are 2 tomatoes, green beans and  2 ears of corn! Felt food is ALL the rage. Skip the BPA laden plastic food and opt for fun felt. Little Love Bug has a beautiful line of hand sewn fruits and veggies, butter,eggs, even ice cream cones all made of felt available at MoCo. ***This week only all felt food will be 20% OFF to MoCo shoppers. ***

 


TO ENTER: In the spirit of the upcoming holidays we would like to hear some of your holiday traditions. Do you hide a pickle in the tree, make latkes with your Aunt Sue, gather together as a family to make holiday cookies? Did you make a new tradition upon the birth of your little one? We want to know! The winner will be chosen at random on Tuesday evening. Stay tuned!

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Thanks to Facebook, we came across this great little video put together by a photographer who is also a mom and fan of cloth diapers.  It’s one of the simplest and well-done information videos about cloth diapers.  Let us know what you think!

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Harvest Fest 2010 Report

Our Harvest Fest on October 30th was a great success.  We had ~50 families who came with babies and toddlers and preschoolers in costumes and some adults were in costume and we had a few families dressed up as a themed group.  Here are some photos of the event in case you missed it or wanted to relive the fun day!

Thanks to everyone who came and those who helped out.  We had pumpkin painting, warm cider and cider donuts, our Green Room was set up as a playspace, we had over 40 families who trick-or-treated down the hall (where we had people stationed at six doors handing out healthy treats (raisins, pretzels, organic lollipops and pure chocolate) to the kids.  We had a ball and will do it again next year (with some new twists).

And, drum roll, please…the winners of the costume contest are below.  Family winners and Individual Grown-up winners will receive gift certificates and Children winners will receive several Melissa and Doug puzzles.

Family Theme Division

the O’Grady Family–Gumby & Minnie have a child

the Baffa Family–the Eensy Weensy Spider, the Spout and the Sun Who Came Out

the Gudino Family–Scarecrow, Dorothy and the Lion

the Morgan Family–PC, Mac and Pumpkin

Individual Children Division

Mia D. as UPS Delivery Baby

Maia L. as Bumble Bee Baby

Eloise F. as a White Hen

Individual Grown-up Division

Lauralynn W as Barrell of Monkeys

Jody G as Toy Monkey

Christine M as 80’s Girl

UPS Baby

Monkeys in a Barrell

I'm a PC, I'm a Mac and Little Pumpkin

Enjoying the Ball Pit

Pumpkin Painting Table (paint by Eco-Paint)

"Old Lady" waitin for trick-or-treaters at her door...

Baby Bee, homemade costume!

Toy Monkey with Knome wife and Penguin baby


Scarecrow, Dorothy and the Lion

Having a great time!

Trick-or-Treating Down the Hall, Door to Door

Gumby and Minnie have a child

Dads with Kids


The White Hen exploring her surroundings

The Eensy Weensy Spider, the Water Spout and the Sun Who Came Out

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