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Feb 10, 2011
Elmo Bow Biters

We all know that shoe laces easily come part, specially on little children, since they are always on the move,  the problem comes when your child doesn't know yet how to tie them back and is off to school or the day care.
Here we have compiled a list of Tips to keep children's shoe laces tied that I hope you find useful and will save a few children from scrapes on their little knees.

  1. When buying shoes with laces, aim for the ones that are flat, round laces tend to untie easily than the flat ones, also check that they have the tip plastic part at the end, since ti also makes them easier to tie.
  2. This great tip was passed on to me from a dear friend and I tested it my self and works wonders, when tying your kids shoe laces, spray on some water to make them damp and then tie them up, they will stay longer in place, try not to make them too wet, just a few spritz to make them damp will do the trick.
  3. Make a double knot, I know how hard it is to try to untie those knots once your kid wants to take the shoes off, so I only use the double knot when I know there will be a lot of movement involved, like on field days, the days they have PE or music, since they will be on the move all the time and are more likely to trip if the shoelaces get untied.
  4. And this is my favorite, get a couple of Bow Biters, this were very popular on the 80's and now are coming back, my kids love them and they look super cute on the shoes, they come with the faces of their favorite characters like Elmo or Cookie Monster from Sesame Street or Barney, Thomas the tank Engine and even Bob the builder. they are super easy to put on and take off and they really do what they are suppose to do, keeping the kids shoelaces tied while they play.
I hope that you will find this list useful and please let me know if you have another tip that is not included here o if you have a special way to tie the laces so they won't come off. I'd love to hear from you!

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Feb 9, 2011

February 14th marks Valentine's day, and it is the perfect day to show your friends, family and specially your little one, how much you love them.
When ordering your Baby Valentine's gifts from Swanky Blooms, keep in mind the processing, shipping and delivery times, if you want your gift to be on time for Valentine's celebration, please order before February 8th.


baby sock bouquetWe have great baby gift baskets and unique baby gifts for every taste and budget; make sure daddy celebrates her little girl in this special day with a bunch of baby roses, but choose the roses from our baby sock bouquets, with a baby sock on every bud, baby and you'll love them.



baby cupcakes onesies

Or surprise your friend, sister or co-worker with a special gift for her baby, a box of our delicious baby cupcakes made of onesies, so no calories to pack on in here, this sweet treat is sure to make a wonderful impression.





Or if you want your gift to stand the test of time, make it even more special by personalizing it, our personalized baby blankets will become a treasured keepsake and will keep alive memories for years to come.


personalized baby girl blanket

So there you are, no matter how you celebrate or if your gifts are big or small, make sure you say "I love you" to all the people you really care. Because in the end, the love you get equals to the love you give.

Have a happy and blessed Valentine's day from everybody here at Swanky Blooms

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Jan 12, 2011

We have new baby shower diaper cakes at Swanky Blooms, you can choose now from many different nappy cakes, in 1, 2 or 3 tiers, with surprising accessories and fun presentations, like this adorable personalized stork diaper cake, perfect as a centerpiece for a stork theme baby shower, and it comes with an extra large super soft terry bib with the name of the baby embroidered in pink silk thread, if you don't know the name yet, it can be personalized with any message up to 12 characters, so be creative!

It also features an adorable plush stork carrying a little baby teddy bear.
Find it at SwankyBlooms

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Jan 10, 2011
We know those office baby showers are always a little awkward, specially when it involves all the department and you have people you only see passing by your desk trying to touch your belly.

A good friend sent me this video which I find hilarious of an office baby shower going bad, it is pretty funny, and I hope you enjoy it.


Now that you know what NOT to do at a baby shower!, why don't you get a free visiting baby etiquette guide with all the do's and don'ts of what to do when you are visiting the baby for the first time.

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Jan 8, 2011

You Know You're a Mother When ...

  • You count the sprinkles on each kid's cupcake to make sure they're equal.
  • You have time to shave only one leg at a time.
  • You hide in the bathroom to be alone.
  • Your kid throws-up and you catch it... with your bare hand
  • Someone else's kid throws up at a party. You keep eating.
  • As you cling to the high moral ground on toy weapons; your child chews his toast into the shape of a gun.
  • You hope ketchup is a vegetable, since it's the only one your child eats.
  • You find yourself cutting your husband's sandwiches into cute shapes.
  • You hear your mother's voice coming out of your mouth when you say, "Not in your good clothes!"
  • You stop criticizing the way your mother raised you.
  • You donate to search for the cure charities in the hope that your child won't get that disease.
  • You hire a sitter because you haven't been out with your husband in ages, then spend half the night checking on the kids.
  • You use your own saliva to clean your child's face.
  • You say at least once a day, "I'm not cut out for this job", but you know you wouldn't trade it for anything".

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Nov 25, 2010
bolsa para dormir de catarina
Necesitas mandar un regalo para bebe a Estados Unidos?

Tenemos una excelente opcion para ti, Swanky Blooms es una boutique en linea que se especializa en regalos para bebe, los mas originales y con una seleccion que es perfecta para todo tipo de presupuestos.

Esta tienda esta basada en Texas y es por eso que sus envios son rapidos a cualquier ciudad dentro de Estados Unidos, con esto ahorras mucho dinero ya que no tienes que enviar tus regalos desde Mexico o cualquier otro pais de Latinoamerica o  de habla hispana.


Swanky Blooms acepta el pago con tarjetas de credito internacional a traves de Paypal y al realizar tu pago puedes incluir de forma gratuita un mensaje en tu idioma para el nuevo bebe que sera incluido en la tarjeta de regalo.

Y asi de facil, tus felicitaciones con el nuevo regalo para bebe que seleccionaste, llegaran en solo unos dias, la recien estrenada mama y su presupuesto te lo agradeceran.

Aqui tienes algunas de nuestras sugerencias...
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