Thursday, April 23, 2015

Company Spotlight: Artifact Uprising + A Mother's Day Giveaway

Inspired by the disappearing beauty of the tangible, Artifact Uprising offers easy to create photo books, prints and gifts for every occasion. Using only the premium quality materials, AU will print your favorite memories directly from your computer or media devices. 

Inspired by the disappearing beauty of the tangible. Bettered by a community of inspired storytellers.
Driven by the belief everyone has a story to tell. Tell On.

Below are some of my favorite Mother's Day gifts currently available on their site, there are tons of great products to choose from so make sure you browse their selection.
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The wood block is handcrafted in Colorado using mountain beetle pine reclaimed from our forests.
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If you are looking for a special Mother's Day, Artifact Uprising has you covered! And to help you out, they are offering all Hello Jack readers the chance to win a $100 gift card to their site. Check out all the details below.
GIVEAWAY Enter for a chance to win a $100 credit and Artifact Uprising.

HOW TO ENTER Simply follow the instructions below to enter this giveaway using Rafflecopter – it’s easy! You can enter daily by tweeting about the giveaway. Giveaway ends on Thursday, April 30th at midnight. Open to US and Canada residents only.
Monday, April 20, 2015

Zig Zag Rags Bandana Bibs + Giveaway

I have the cutest giveaway for you today! Zig Zag Rags offers the most adorable and stylish bandana and scarf bibs designed in a variety of fashionable fabrics. I've used bandana/scarf bibs in the past but these are by far my favorites.

Handmade in the US, these machine washable bibs are super soft and absorbent. In the past, the bibs I've bought were cute but always ended up soaked with drool. I had to constantly change shirts or switch bibs - not fun. To ensure a more functional bib,  depending on the bib you select, Zig Zag Rags offer either flannel, fleece or minky backing - no more unnecessary outfit changes! Their convenient plastic snap back closure offers two adjustable sizes that grow along with your child.

Now for the fun part, Zig Zag Rags is giving all Hello Jack readers the chance to win store credit to their fabulous store.

GIVEAWAY Enter for a chance to win a $20 credit and free shipping to Zig Zag Rags

HOW TO ENTER Simply follow the instructions below to enter this giveaway using Rafflecopter – it’s easy! You can enter daily by tweeting about the giveaway. Giveaway ends on Monday, April 27th at midnight. Open to US and Canada residents only.

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Check It Out: OEMI Baby Bag

I'm always on the hunt for the perfect diaper bag. One that is not only functional but stylish. Ladies, I'm here tell you that I've found it!
Also available in grey

The Oemi Baby Bag has been crafted with the needs of fashion-conscious parents in mind. It is the perfect alternative to the traditional diaper bag. Cut from the finest and softest distressed aniline leather available, the Oemi Baby Bag boasts five interior pockets and offers plenty of room for everything you and baby might need while on the go. The clean, sleek exterior has two pockets for sippy cups, bottles, keys or a cellphone. Every bag comes complete with a deluxe change pad and wide, removable shoulder strap perfect for looping over your stroller. 

*Not pictured: Dr. Brown's bottle, formula dispenser, bottle of water and snacks.

My OEMI baby bag carries all my essentials plus those of my boys with room to spare. Everything has it's own spot and all my items are easily accessible. It's so roomy and super versatile. I get so many complements every time I'm out and people are always surprised to find out it's a diaper bag! 
Friday, April 17, 2015

Reading Corner: Where Do Baby Teeth Go?

Jack's first visit to the dentist a few months ago was a complete success. A few weeks after his first visit, with the help of a local dentist, they started learning about teeth and oral hygiene at preschool. Ever since, he's been obsessed with brushing his teeth and flossing - yes, my 4 year old loves to floss! 

Where Do Our Baby Teeth Go? was the perfect book to help him continue learning about what happens to his baby teeth as he continues to grow. Written by Vilasinee Bunnag and illustrated by Yasmin Doctor, this interactive and educational book is a modern take on tooth stories and traditions from around the world. From the US to Brazil, China to Sweden pages are filled with adorable stories to help kids understand, celebrate and document their milestone of losing baby teeth.
Each page reveals vibrant illustrations featuring a child sharing their story about losing baby teeth in their respective countries. During the interactive portion of the book, readers (with the help of their parents) are encouraged to write their own tooth story and use diagrams to track which teeth they have lost and where in the world they were when the important milestone occurred.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Product Love: Fayvel Customizable Shoes

Fayvel, is the a new vegan company that allows kids to customize their sneakers using hand-drawn limited edition patches. Each Fayvel sneaker is a blank canvases ready to be adorned.

Inspired by a child's imagination, each velcro-backed Frieze Tags come in a variety of themes and are easily interchangeable.

Jack is obsessed with his new shoes. They are green - his favorite color - and his Frieze Tags feature two of his favorite things: under the sea animals and "rescue vehicles". He loves moving them around and creating stories to explain why they are next to each other. So fun!

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