Rocking the ruffle

Ruffles are a spring trend that’s overlapping into summer.  Nothing says girly quite like ruffles; it’s no wonder ruffles are everywhere lately.   And since summer is all about being fun and whimsical, these ruffle dresses from Baby Eggi certainly rocks this girly trend.

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Looking for a little more edge?  How about this butterfly dress featuring artwork by famed tatoo artist Mark Maloney and for the dudes, this Tee-Rex. (heh, get it? Tee-Rex!)

If you’re in the NYC area, starting tomorrow, Baby Eggi will be having a sample sale.

Baby Eggi sample sale
June 9-12
boys & girls 12 mos – 4T
Tues – Thurs 10:00am – 7:00pm / Fri. 8:00am – 5:00pm
141 West 36th Street – Suite. 1804 NYC
Prices:  $3- $15

*A big thanks to Brett for forwarding me the Baby Eggi email and reminding me of the awesomeness that is Baby Eggi.

It’s time to Shell-abrate!

The Tribeca Film Festival is set to kickoff this weekend in NYC, with all kinds of kid-friendly activities to boot.
But one highlight caught my attention: Tribeca Film Festival will screen the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film to celebrate…wait for it….25 years of Turtle Power.
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In addition to tonight’s screening, the Turtles’ year long celebration began when they flipped the switch this morning atop the Empire State Building. The Empire State Building’s lights will go green in honor of Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo.wallpaper_b_tb

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1990), directed by Steve Barron, was selected as the Drive-in movie feature at the Tribeca Film Festival. The outdoor screening is scheduled for tonight at 8:15 PM at the World Financial Center Plaza (200 Vesey Street). Open to the public, pre-activities starting at 5:00 PM include a pizza party, face-painting, photo opportunities with the Turtles, dancing, and martial arts demonstrations with the TMNT and The American Taekwondo Association. And of course, The Turtles’ pal, April O’Neil, will join in the fun.

25 years, really? I officially feel old.

Get your green on at Go Green Expo

Even though being green should be a year-round mentality, it’s always nice to see Earth Day celebrations grow bigger every year. Just in time for Earth Week, the Go Green Expo in NYC is opening its doors to consumers this weekend. The boys and I are headed in to the show to explore and learn.gogreenexpo_cmyk The Expo, described as an eco-focused, green-living showcase, will feature earth friendly products, services and ideas. Speakers like Mariel Hemmingway and big name exhibitors such as Dell, Honda and Home Depot will be worth checking out. While Disneynature, a division of Disney, will preview the new film, Earth. There’s a whole lineup of family-friendly activities, panel discussions and exhibitors on the agenda, but the Kids Zone, which is sponsored by Disneynature, is something I’m sure we’ll be checking out and talking about later this week!  I have all kinds of green goodness and yes, giveaways for Earth week, so be sure to check it out!

Go Green Expo – Open to the Public
Saturday, April 18th – 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 19th – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Hilton New York
1335 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019

Tickets:
Adults – Weekend pass for Saturday & Sunday, April 18 & 19 – $10
Children under the age of 12 – Free
Senior citizens (65+) – Free