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Celebrate : Baby Shower in a Box

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In the event that you can’t make it to a dear friend or relative’s baby shower, a “shower in a box” is a great way to show your love. Check out Our Finds in the May issue of Martha Stewart Living for some themed showers with ideas for gifts, décor and treats. The themes: jungle/zoo, …

Baby Rocker

Make It : Baby Rocker

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When I found out my friends, Will and Alina, were pregnant, I immediately knew what I was going to make for the baby—rock n’ roll onesies! Typically parents prefer baby clothes in sweet colors with cartoonish creatures or cutesy patterns, but not all couples are into that. Receiving corny baby stuff is pretty much unavoidable, …

Inspiration Board : Anchors Aweigh!

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I am a huge fan of all things nautical—as I mentioned once before, my dad is a retired Captain in the U.S. Navy and I’m super-proud of that. I spent most of my early life on or near the water with him, so all things boating/fishing/Naval/sea-related bring that sense of comfort that only memories of …

Babies and Cookies

Celebrate : Babies and Cookies

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According to my calendar, I’m due to have a baby boy in a matter of days, so this past weekend my mom and I decided to distract ourselves with an afternoon of cookie decorating. My good friend Dani Boglivi-Fiori hosted a V-day cookie workshop at The Art Studio in Flemington, NJ, a charming little converted …

A Patchwork Pillow

Make It : A Patchwork Pillow

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Our dear friend Laura Normandin is having a baby! We made a collective gift for Laura—an embroidered patchwork pillow. Athena cut small squares of linen, we each embroidered one or two, and then Steph assembled them into a pillow. It was great seeing all the different styles and techniques together—a personal gift with a lot …