I have been slowly but surely designing and adding to Lexi’s playroom over the past year making it into a comfortable space that is also non-toxic. As always, the last part has proven itself to be pretty difficult.
I keep struggling deciding whether I want to go for what looks cute, is cheaper and easier to get OR making sure that it’s as non-toxic as possible, even if that means sacrificing looks and price. Of course I want the first one. I want Lexi’s playroom to look really cute, but in the end I always end up doing the right thing, even if that means getting natural wood bookshelves instead of gleaming white ones.
At this point the playroom is virtually complete minus the art work and some lighting that is coming in soon, so I thought it was time to start highlighting the choices, items, toys, products and ideas for it with the final post being a “reveal” of the playroom itself.
Playroom In Progress: Set Up
I’d like to start with tents, since there is a bit of a back story here.
I have mentioned Konfidence in passing, but I never really dedicated a whole post to them. And they definitely warrant a whole post.
This is a company from UK that makes some amazing swim products designed to help children develop skills necessary to learn swimming. I met their reps at the ABC Expo last year and we have been using their products since.
Petit Crabe is another one of those discoveries that I am super proud of haha
I am not sure how I even found them but when I started looking through their swimwear, I was instantly IN LOVE.
It is so simple and understated, yet packs a real punch with the colors and contrasting zippers and back graphic. I don’t know what it was about it but it just sang to me. I wish I could show you all the colors they carry ( the yellow is YUM!), but I guess that is just the reason to visit their website.
All swimwear has built in sun protection and most have a matching hat.
Ok, THIS is worth reposting!
Oh how I wish I knew about baby hammocks when Alexis was born. Something tells me that is EXACTLY what she needed as a baby and I know it’s exactly what I needed. Nicely cradled, gently swinging. Yup, that would have really helped.
I am super excited about getting this series started.
Aside from the fact that we live in Florida with eternal sunshine, UV rays, SPF, UPF and swimsuits, I am just really stoked about the swimsuit companies I have found and have been using that I want to share with you.
This has to be my favorite children’s swimsuit company. I have never seen such unique and colorful designs.
I wanted to give you a heads up that I will be closing comments on the blog for a little bit. It’s not permanent, just during this time when I need to concentrate on things that are really important.
Not that your comments aren’t important- they always are- but THAT really is the biggest problem. I want to and try to respond to most comments that need (or even those that don’t need) a response. That takes a very long time and right now time is a commodity. So I have to pick between posting regularly or responding to comments, since they take about the same amount of time as writing a post does.
Not closing comments and just not responding to them doesn’t work for my personality, I will always WANT to respond. I can’t handle things left open and people thinking I am ignoring them Because I never do.
So I have a lot of photos from Lexitwin birthday party.
In order to share some of them, I decided to break the posts down into parts, just like before.
You might want to read:
With this part being all about our party outfits which was a big part of party planning.