July 2012

She is a present; to me and Chris and majorly to King (best gift we ever gave him) – might as well put a big giant bow on her and make it official. Also, for the record King is (and was our very first amazing) present – but a bow just didn’t really fit with his outfit.

HARLOW> Bow:homemade – Tank:Joe Fresh similar – Shorts:Zara similar – Shoes:Zara

KING> Hat:H&M (2008) – Tee:Zara – Shorts:H&M similar – Shoes:Old Navy similar

 

We are getting in the Back To School swing, but for us it’s more like First Time Ever Going To School, swing. I’m working on some super fun back to school posts and I hope (don’t hold me to it) to make next week full fun back to school posts.

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· July 31, 2012 · in Daily Dose,Little Style



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Have you heard of minted? They are pretty well know for their graphic cards and stationery, but recently they launched a line of limited edition and custom art prints – created by the same talented independent designers in their global community. The way minted works is fantastic; they are a global community of independent graphic designers and the very best of their designs gets sold in minted’s online store.  So, by shopping at minted you are supporting talented independent designers, as well as getting unique designs printed on high quality paper.

There are a ton of wonderful prints in their new art shop (my favorites are below), and minted wants to give one lucky baby blackbird reader $95 plus free shipping (that’s one 16 X 20 sized print) to spend towards your favorite print.

To enter all you have to do is visit minted’s wall artfind your favorite print and come back here and leave a comment telling me which one you would LOVE to hang on your wall. Good luck!

giveaway is for $95 shop credit + free shipping . giveaway is open internationally . closes August.6th 2012 . winner will be chosen with random.org

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· July 30, 2012 · in Daily Dose,Giveaways



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sunnies . blouse . tank . necklace . handbag . jeans . boots   .   image

Another outfit I would rock on the daily, so totally loving the mini version for little girls.

Have a fantastic weekend, have way too much fun!

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· July 27, 2012 · in Daily Dose,Mini Celebrity



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Our summer has been so go, go, go – it’s nice to have a few grey days where we can just be lazy and not feel like we are missing out. Yesterday instead of rushing off to a park first thing in the morning, and then again somewhere else after nap time – we just lazed around, then went for a lazy walk and rolled in the grass. It was a nice change, also a nice change to not be sweating our little booties off – not that I’m wishing summer away, it’s just nice to have a couple lazy grey days and a bit of forced relaxation.

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· July 26, 2012 · in Daily Dose,Real Life



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Sebastian, 2 Years Old, Los Angeles USA from Precious Things

Cardigan:Zara – Tee:The Gap – Shorts:Joes Jeans – Shoes:Vans – Puppy:Ikea

Kain, 4 Years Old, North Carolina USA from The Davenport House

Jacket: Target – Shirt: Target – Jeans: Target – Shoes: Airwalk

Submit a street style shot of your stylish little one, we’d love to feature them! Check here for details.

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· July 25, 2012 · in Daily Dose,Mini Street Style



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We have some exciting Back to School posts in the works for August, as well as more of our regular (and newer) features. August is when the internet starts to get a bit busy again (after the June/July summer holiday slow months) people heading back to work and starting to wind back into real life (I know it’s so sad to even think about, real life).

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· July 24, 2012 · in Daily Dose,sponsors



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Sometimes we stop mid-walk, start dancing and singing in the middle of the sidewalk on busy Yonge street, doesn’t everybody? I’ll answer that one – by the looks we get from our audience of on lookers I’m going to say that’s a big fat, NO. For this specific street dancing and singing interlude I was lucky enough to have my camera in my handy dandy backpack, with a quick grab and fumble of settings (I made a vow to myself to never ever use auto, it’s been rocky but worth it) I snapped away like a crazy lady singing along with these cuties.

KING> Tee:b.children’s wear  –  Shorts:Zara jean cutoffs  –  Shoes:Converse

HARLOW> Tank:The Gap (similar)  –  Skirt:Zara 2011 (similar)  –  Belt:H&M (from a pants set)  –  Shoes:The Gap 2010 (similar)

 

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· July 24, 2012 · in Daily Dose,Little Style



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This boy has all of a sudden noticed the camera at the slightest glimpse of me sliding to unlock the iPhone or adjusting the settings of the SLR, he jumps into King pose mode. His little personality is bursting with awesomeness, he is a little social butterfly and has taken the comedian role in every kiddo social situation (the spitting image of his hilarious Dad). He is seriously silly, which is seriously awesome. photos from my iphone (instagram: @baby_blackbird)

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· July 23, 2012 · in Daily Dose,Real Life



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