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New Products NOW AVAILABLE on Etsy!!!

2 Apr

Well spring is in full swing here at Moxie Headquarters and we couldn’t be more excited!! Here is a sampling of some new stuff we have coming your way to add a little style to the little one in your life!

Moxie Baby Boutique on Etsy

Mommy Business Cards

– A perfect way to give your information to new moms you meet! Makes it easy to set up play dates, birthday parties or any gatherings of good old fashioned fun with the little ones!

 

Bird Bib and Tie Onsie Set

 

Mommy Business Cards

– A perfect way to give your information to new moms you meet! Makes it easy to set up play dates, birthday parties or any gatherings of good old fashioned fun with the little ones!

 

Wall Art

– A set of three pieces of wall art that adds a modern yet retro look to your little ones room.

 

Bird Bib and Burp Cloth Set

Find more things we are adding every day at Moxie Baby Boutique on Etsy

We made it over the Rainbow… Pudding!!

18 Mar

I don’t have children yet but I do love finding fun crafts and baking that I can do when I’m with them. It can be a really engaging activity as most kids want to help out in the kitchen with baking! I’m all for anything that gets them away from the computer and tv screen and this project is just a blast to do with kids!

C + C

from parenting.com

from parenting.com

Ingredients

3⁄4 cup sugar 1/3 cup cornstarch 1⁄4 tsp salt 1 cup 2% milk 2 cups whole milk 1 whole egg, plus 3 egg whites 2 tbsp unsalted butter 11⁄2 tsp vanilla extract (clear if you can)

or 1 vanilla bean Gel food coloring (such as AmeriColor) in red,

orange, yellow, green, blue, and purple

Supplies

Saucepan Whisk 6 small mixing bowls Clear bowls, small juice glasses (clear), or tall

shot glasses 6 disposable pastry bags

Notes: If possible, use gel food coloring instead of the traditional food coloring found in grocery stores. Gel food coloring produces vibrant color results with just a small amount of dye.

If you prefer more yolks in your pudding, try this simple substitution: 3 whole eggs in place of the egg-and-egg- white combination in this recipe. Additionally, decrease the amount of cornstarch to 1⁄4 cup plus 11⁄2 tsp.

Directions

CLASSIC VANILLA PUDDING Step 1: Add the sugar, cornstarch, and salt to a medium saucepan (preferably stainless steel). Whisk the ingredients to combine, then add 1⁄2 cup of the 2% milk to the sugar mixture. Using a wooden spoon, stir until combined and thick.

craftzine.com

Step 2: Whisk in the remaining milk (2% and whole), cooking over low heat. Stir constantly with a wooden spoon for about 15 minutes. Do not let the mixture boil.

Step 3: In a medium bowl, whisk the two eggs until gently beaten. Slowly add about 1 cup of the hot milk mixture to the eggs, whisking as you pour. Then pour the milk/egg mixture into the saucepan with the remaining hot milk mixture.

Step 4: Cook over low heat for an additional 5 minutes — do not boil. Remove from heat; stir in the butter and vanilla (or vanilla bean).

RAINBOW PUDDING Step 1: Add the pudding to a medium bowl and cover with plastic wrap, pressing the plastic against the surface of the pudding until airtight. This will prevent a skin from forming. Refrigerate until well chilled, about 1 hour.

Step 2: Divide the cooled pudding evenly into 6 medium mixing bowls. Add food coloring to each bowl, corresponding with each color of the rainbow. Stir; add more food coloring (if desired) until desired color is reached.

Step 3: Divide the colored pudding into 6 pastry bags. Alternatively, you can just spoon the colors into bowls, but that can be a bit messier. Snip the end of the red pastry bag off so that there is about a 1⁄2″ diameter hole. Pipe the red pudding into each bowl. Repeat with remaining colors.

New Wall Art is here!!!

9 Mar

We are SO excited to have our Etsy shop up and running and are back in the lab getting the creative juices flowing!! Here are just some of the fun pieces of wall art we have added to our listings! What do you think?

Moxie Baby Boutique Etsy Shop

http://www.etsy.com/shop/MoxieBabyBoutique

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Celebrity Kid’s Rooms…

20 Feb

Sometimes there can be unfair pressure on celebrities to live up to their image. Well what do you think about how these stars extended their image to the nursery decor?

Jewel

Jewel

{LOVE this one…people.com}

Brooke Burke

Brooke Burke

Samantha Harris

Samantha Harris

Ashlee Simpon

Ashlee Simpon

{HGTV.com}

 

Retro Modernization….kids rooms we LOVE!!

17 Feb

 

 

Trying to settle on a style design for a kids room can be a daunting task. Modern? Traditional? The style choices, color palette, themes are endless. The real challenge lies in creating a space that is kid-friendly but adult approved. We here at Moxie Baby aren’t typically attracted to “cutsy” styles are design but modern elements with a retro feel. Here are some rooms that we just fell in love with from HGTV.com.

Would you decorate your kids room like any of these??

Love

C & C

Original_Brian-Patrick-Flynn-red-boys-bedroom-superhero-art_s3x4_lg Original_Brian-Patrick-Flynn-red-boys-bedroom-after_s3x4_lg

From HGTV.com

From HGTV.com

HHBN206_Playroom-Desk-2_s3x4_lg HHBN206_Playroom-Desk-Art-Area-2_s4x3_lg

From HGTV.com

From HGTV.com

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From HGTV

From HGTV

 

 

From HGTV
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