31 Aug

A Regular Day with Momma Sam

Having family portraits taken is a perfect way to document your family in that moment in time.  A picture to cherish and remember always.  But if you’re anything like us they is a lot of planning that goes into them, the perfect coordinating outfits, location, props, and sometimes hair and make up.  Well the lovely Tracy Layne came up with a concept to go into her clients homes and document a regular day.  Instead of having everything prepped and pristine she has them leave it just how it is on a normal day.  Toys on the floor, dishes in the sink, unmade beds and the mess of life, to see how beautiful that mess really is.  Let the kids pick what they want to wear, let the messes be, and just photograph life as it is.  These sessions are making women feel.  It’s helping them see past the mess and the mundane and capturing the little details of their life that mean so much to them.  We completely adore this idea because when we look back on our lives once our little are grown and I’m sure there is a part of us that will miss all the messes from them.

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28 Aug

A Little Lady Shop | Fall Line

It’s finally Friday and we are so excited to do a hole bunch of nothing this weekend. It’s time to slow things down a bit and enjoy some yummy food + spend time with our little peanuts! But before we leave you for the weekend we wanted to show off A Little lady Shop’s Fall Line that just launched this week! Little girls + bows… yes please! We have been long time fans of A Little Lady Shop because of their quality products + classic designs. Check out their new goods below and make sure to head over to their shop and snag you a few pieces from their fall collection!

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27 Aug

Personalized Name Labels | Minted

A couple weeks ago we talked about our love for Minted’s Personalized Stationery for Kids and today we are back to share some more favorite products from minted for our little peanuts!

We are getting into the swing of things around here with school starting just a few days ago and we’ve loved using our new name labels to help us keep track of which school supplies are each kiddos and also some of their toys! Minted has just released their new line of Kids Name Labels that are uniquely designed by independent artists.  Their cool personalized name labels are a durable way customize your kids bottles, toys, food containers, sports gear, school supplies and so much more! These colorful stick-on labels are waterproof, dishwasher-safe, made from non-toxic materials and perfect for practically any item leaving the house. Customize important personal items with your choice of name, photo and contact information. Pair the best in design with your child’s own unique flair!

We mentioned in our previous post how much we love ordering stationery goods from Minted for ourselves and for our little peanuts.  They really are a fabulous resource and they bring the best in indie design from a global community of independent designers. You can easily choose from hundreds of stylish designs with customizable options + personalize each design to make it your own! We can’t say enough good things about the quality of their products and of course the ease of being able to quickly order them at home! Check out how we’ve used some of our favorite name labels below + enjoy 10% off your kids back to school needs like labels, stationery + notebooks by using code: PEANUT10 at checkout for the next week!

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25 Aug

Parisian-Style Loft Maternity Session

Maternity photos are such treasures and this gorgeous Parisian-style session, captured by Roberta Smi, is nothing short of that!  This stunning momma is beyond breathtaking and a true natural in front of the camera.  She makes pregnancy look flawless.  The lighting is fresh and bright and the neutrals in the background are the perfect accent to her whimsical, periwinkle dress.  I don’t believe we could love this more than we do.

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24 Aug

Little Peanut Mag | Fall 2015 Issue

Happy Monday friends! It’s a good day here at Little Peanut + we couldn’t me more excited to finally share our Fall Magazine Issue with you all! We’ve been working hard on this one + it’s filled with some really good stuff for welcoming fall into our hearts! We hope you will enjoy it as much as we do! You can view the Little Peanut Mag Fall 2015 HERE!

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Letter From the Editor:

“Fall is in the air, and I have to admit that I’m pretty excited for it! I always say that summer is my favorite season of the year, but secretly I think it might just be the fall! Even though we have thoroughly been enjoying our carefree summer days, I’m craving more structure, crisp air, homemade chili, and of course picking out pumpkins at the local farmer’s market.

Our fall issue will bring you all that warmth we love about this time of year + more! From back-to-school fall fashion for the little peanuts to our favorite seasonal recipes, I am certain you’ll find something in this issue that you + your family will love! We’ve even got the cutest kids craft to give your peanuts’ room or study-area the perfect touch to help get them excited for learning new things this semester.

A few months ago we had the opportunity to spend a few days in Los Angeles, CA where we spent an amazing evening shooting with the owners + designers of the ever-popular diaper bag company, Petunia Pickle Bottom. I couldn’t be more excited to share those images with you all + our favorite stylish bags for moms this season.

We also took a recent escape from the city to enjoy the beauty of Zion National Park where we had a chance to take a deeper look into a few of the top designer strollers. I’m excited for you to take a look + find out which one fits your lifestyle the best!

I am so ready for this new season here at Little Peanut + am ready to see where our fall adventures will lead. I’m excited for you to join us!”

– Megan Bailey, Founder + Editor

  
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21 Aug

ED for Gap Kids

Happy Fashion Friday! We are so excited to help spread the news about GapKids collaboration with Ellen DeGeneres for the new ED Line that is empowering girls everywhere! This collaboration is dedicated to supporting girls just as they are, whether they skateboard or dance, wear dresses or jeans, build forts or paint rainbows, or everything in between. We fully support + love that they are encourage girls everywhere to take pride in what makes them unique! Check out some of our favorite pieces from this line below!

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19 Aug

Baby Shower Tea Party

Babies are such a wonderful thing to celebrate and add an old fashioned tea party, well we couldn’t think of anything better!  The talented team behind Swoon California did a beautiful job of incorporating all things girl to celebrate this little one.  The gorgeous blooms, the vibrant linens, the beautiful antique glassware and last but not least all the yummy treats!  I have always wanted to throw a tea party theme and this one is absolutely perfect.

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17 Aug

Morning Snuggles With Jamie + Henry + Ben

The weekend has past and Monday has come yet again.  We don’t know about you, but all we would really want to do is to stay in bed and snuggle with our little ones a little.  Aimee with The Hearts Haven captured that perfect moment that I think we can all relate to.  The lazy mornings snuggling in bed just a little bit longer.  The smell of our littles soft skin and silky hair.  A moment that we want to hold onto forever before they grow big and no longer will.  These photos will forever capture this!

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14 Aug

Fashion Friday | Fancy Frogz

It’s Friday and we are sure excited about it! It’s been one of those long weeks around these parts and we are ready to throw on some comfy clothes and let loose! Today we are featuring the clothing brand Fancy Frogz and we do feel pretty fancy when we are sporting these stylish + fun organic cotton threads! They just released their fall 15 line and we are so excited to help show it off! From superhero tees to panda bear leggings we know you will love them as much as we do!

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13 Aug

Lakeside Afternoon {Mother + Son}

Summer is closely coming to a near and we are trying to hold onto the last bits of it!  This gorgeous mother + son lakeside afternoon shoot captured by the oh so talented Alex with Daphne Mae Photography helps us do just that.  We long for the days with a warm lake breeze, sand between our toes, and the fresh smell of pine in the air.  Splashing in the water and playing in the sand, can’t help but feed our souls and we love the way Alex was able to capture just that!

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