Friday, February 27, 2009
Monday, February 23, 2009
Saturday, February 21, 2009
Please view the video above to find out who our lucky winner is!
Congratulations Ms XX for winning a set of Flower Essence Eye Gel 5ml (worth $22) and Antioxidant Hydrating Cream 5ml (worth $16). You had written to let me know that you have very sensitive skin and have eczema on your face including your eye area. I understand that you have tried many skin care products but find them unsuitable.
I do hope your skin will take well to Henry Tianus' products just as mine did. You can collect your gift at Henry Tianus Suntec City booth (located just outside Carrefour) by letting the sales assistant know that you are our winner! Congrats again!
Ps: Thanks to all who joined in the fun for this giveaway. And not forgetting of course, our ever reliable assistant, Vera, for picking a winner and our lovely apprentice Nadya for being quiet throughout the process.
The winner of the Vinyl decal sponsored by vinylsilhouettes.com will be announced soon!
Thursday, February 12, 2009
More lovely ideas on what you can do can be found here.
Vinyl Silhouettes will be giving a lucky reader of this blog the opportunity to do a custom head profile decal of one of your loved ones: child, pet etc. It can be any color and any size up to 30" tall! To enter, simply email me at email@example.com with the subject heading "Vinyl Silhouettes" and tell me what you would like to turn into a decal. I will pick a winner at random on Friday, Feb 20th.
Thanks Vinyl Silhouettes for sponsoring this giveaway!
Monday, February 9, 2009
Sunday, February 8, 2009
I continued to notice a significant difference to my sensitive and easily dehydrated skin (too much air conditioning!) after trying a few other products from their range for dry skin (including the Antioxidant Hydrating Mask and the Antioxidant Hydrating Cream). I would highly recommend Henry Tianus to any person looking for a good skincare range.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
Friday, January 30, 2009
I have been looking around for great looking onesies for our online store for the longest time when my prayers were answered by Belle & Dean. They had everything I was looking for in a cotton onesie. Comfort, design, versatility and affordability.
Made from organic cotton that is unbleached and undyed, these 100% organic cotton onesies are suitable for both boys and girls from newborn-24mths throughout the year. All Belle & Dean clothes are designed in-house. Their special prints, mostly of endangered animals and plants, are hand-drawn by Belle & Dean's co-founder, Issy, and screen printed by hand with environmentally friendly water-based ink to give a wonderfully soft and subtle finish.
Pupsik Studio is proud to retail Belle & Dean's most popular line of organic onesie at our online store here. Do feel free to shop around for more designs available in our store and contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about this product!
Thursday, January 29, 2009
in order to accommodate the kitchen ...
After a few minutes she returned smile
Sunday, January 18, 2009
Despite it being too tight (it's meant for me, you see! :p).
We get stares one too many,
But he says, "Let it be".
So we go romping about town,
With Raeann snug in our pouch.
Like a joey safe and sound.
That's why we love Pupsik,Warm and pretty and so lovely!
Our third winner is from Josie Quak carrying Jey. Josie actually took the time to submit her pictures in the form of a collage to share how the pouch has been a part of Jey's life! The collage is lovingly entitled "Pouch Story".
Thursday, January 15, 2009
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Clothkits make it easy for you to make beautiful quality, well designed clothes without the fuss of paper patterns. All the cutting lines are printed directly on the fabric in a simple format that means even the inexperienced can make garments with ease. In addition to the fabric, their kits contain all you need to complete the project - thread, buttons (or any other necessary haberdashery, and of course well illustrated instructions to guide you through the project.
(Below) Tata! What the finished product should look like.
And if you really cannot handle it, you can simply get it ready off the shelf with the click of your mouse. Neat!
(above) Ready-made birdie dress.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Monday, January 5, 2009
So if you have not sent us your pic(s), quickly grab a camera NOW and snap a shot of your little one in a pouch! Or if you already have the pic, then all you have to do is simply email it to to us at email@example.com with the subject heading "Pupsik in a Pouch". Please include you and your baby's name, and also remember to include a few words with your entry to tell us why you like our baby pouch carriers.
3 lucky pupsiks will stand the chance to win the following:
-A Pupsik Pouch of your choice in one of our new designs (coming soon)!
-1 handmade travel size beansprout pillow with love ribbons (One-of-a kind limited edition designs)!
-T shirt iron-ons by artist Mein (limited edition)!
-Handmade “I heart Pupsik” buttons!
So do send us your pics soon! Even if you are not among the 3 to win the giveaway, I promise you that you will at least walk away with something if you enter!(above) Handmade travel size beansprout pillow with love ribbons (made from limited edition fabrics). Ribbons are perfect for the little fingers to findle and play with. This is one of the things your little one will stand to win if you submit an entry of your "Pupsik in a pouch"! So don't procrastinate any more, its a new year after all!
I will select 3 lucky winners to win a surprise goodie bag from Pupsik Studio! The dealine for entry is 31 Dec 2008 (deadline extended to 15 Jan 2009). Good Luck!
Monday, December 29, 2008
Friday, December 19, 2008
I really loved the clips she gave us and was really impressed with the workmanship. All the materials she uses are specially imported from overseas and the clips are lined with quality velvet ribbons. I decided to support her lovely business by getting another pair from her. I will be giving away this lovely pair of clips to a lucky mom reading this. If you would like to win this clip, just be the first person to drop me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the heading "I want Stephie Castle's clip for my princess!" and the clip will be yours, instantly!
Tuesday, December 2, 2008
We have stocked up on many cool new items over the last few months. This includes the long awaited nursing covers by Pupsik Studio, new designs for our popular beansprout pillows and the unique momAgenda that is bound to get busy moms like you organised in style in 2009!
From now until 25th December, take 15% off the usual price on many items in our online store. In addition, you also get to enjoy:
1. Free shipping on all orders
2. Free giftwrap (simply indicate in the COMMENTS section at checkout that you wish to have your items wrapped)
3. An additional 10% off any total purchase above $100 when you include a momAgenda in your order (while stocks last!). Simply enter the code 'MOMAGENDA'
Offer while stocks last so do visit us at Pupsik Studio today to start shopping! Oh, and don't forget to send in your entry for our "Pupsik in a Pouch" giveaway contest and stand a chance to win a goodie bag from us!
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Friday, November 28, 2008
Despite everything over the past week, I am grateful to have a pocket of time this morning just to sit down for my quiet time and give thanks to God for all He has given me. At times like this, it is just so easy to be distracted and suck oneself into self-pity and self-absorption in our own little world and forget about all that He has so freely given us; Food, a home, a healthy body, loved ones...things we often take for granted.
While browsing through some of my favourite Christian blogs and website this morning, I am reminded of the verse in I Thessalonians 5:18 which says,
I know that there are many mommies out there going through the same lack of sleep and adjustments as myself and I just want to say "Hang on"! Here is a little something I have been listening to this morning that I would like to share with you and hope you will be able to seek comfort in.
Tuesday, November 25, 2008
We have finally got down to improving our instructional videos to guide mommies using the pouch for the first time.
Here is me, showing how to do the cradle carry on a (large) newborn baby. a.k.a Nadya at 6 weeks.
I consider the cradle carry more challenging, compared to the kangaroo and hip carry, as baby is still relatively small and fragile. The pouch is might to be quite snug when baby is inside. And especially with the postpartum tummy in the first few weeks after delivery, many mommies think the pouch is too small when it is actually the right size. We usually encourage mums to be patient when learning how to use the pouch but are happy to do an exchange, if required. Generally, a pouch is the right size when the lowest point of the pouch is 1-3 inches under your belly button.
As with all things, it will be a breeze once you get the hang of how to place and remove baby from the pouch for the cradle carry. Just remember safety first and always support a newborn's neck and make sure there is good airflow to baby's face. Also, practice when baby is in a good mood, not when he is screaming his lungs out to be fed.
The cradle carry is perfect when you need your hands free to do simple things like surf the web or go shopping! The snug feeling also helps calm babies down as it mimics the feeling of being in the womb.
Some Helful Tips for doing the Cradle Carry
1. Make sure that baby's legs are slightly crossed before putting in the pouch
2. You should have the padding facing out and the seam of the pouch at the lowest point and positioned directly in front of you.
3. The curved seam of the pouch is where the pouch is the biggest. Position baby's bum where the seam of the pouch is and drop baby's bum in first. Use the padding as a handle to help position correctly.
Thursday, November 20, 2008
Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Tuesday, November 18, 2008
Monday, November 17, 2008
Thursday, November 13, 2008
This pre-packed bag include items for the birth experience (massage oil, preggie pops), for Mom’s stay (nursing nightgown, slippers, organic toiletries), a toiletry bag for Dad’s stay, a going-home blanket for baby, and things you need for breastfeeding (nursing bra, nipple cream).
Saturday, November 8, 2008
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(above) Drop of Golden Sun (SGD$45)