October 2009 archive

Belinda

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Welcome to our Trendy Girls Fashion Blog, a blog about children’s clothing and baby clothes for girls (and boys!)! I am the CEO of SophiasStyle.com children’s clothing boutique. As a stay at home mom of 2 little girls,  wife, CEO, blogger and runner, I am pretty busy. But I LOVE all of my jobs!

I am so lucky to have such a wonderful team at SophiasStyle.com! I truly believe that success and happiness is achieved when you surround yourself with good people. Our success as a small business is directly related to our amazing employees, you (our fabulous customers) and all the children out there who love to wear Sophias Style clothing.

Thank you for reading our children’s clothing fashion blog! Be sure to also check out my mom blog: Belinda North.

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Celebrating A New Baby

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I’m quickly learning what it feels like to grow up – seems new and exciting changes are happening every day. In the past year many friends have gotten married, bought their first homes or moved away. Last week another of my old college friends hit a big milestone – she and her husband are expecting a baby girl this spring! You really know you’re growing up when friends start having babies.


My friend is one of the most caring and supportive people you will ever meet. She constantly puts others first and is always making others smile – she certainly made college an enjoyable experience for me! She’s truly a selfless person, and no one deserves to be blessed with a beautiful baby more than her.


She and her husband are school teachers in Houston, so I don’t get to see them very often – usually just major holidays. I’m disappointed that I probably won’t get to be there for the birth of their baby. Still, I’ve got the perfect gift idea for the new baby – a beautiful christening gown from SophiasStyle.com. I think she’ll be thrilled to have such a beautiful garment for such an important event in the baby’s life. I plan on sending the baptism dress to her as a Christmas gift.


I’d gladly spend a lot of money on a christening dress for my friend’s baby – she totally deserves it. The great thing about SophiasStyle.com is that I don’t have to spend a ton. I can purchase an absolutely gorgeous, high quality baptism gown at a discount price. I think the dress I picked out for the new baby will make my friend cry – that’s when you know it’s the perfect gift!


What life event made you realize you were officially “grown up?” Share your thoughts with us!

~ Lindsey


This blog was first posted at Trendy Girls Fashion Blog.

Be-witching Halloween Treats | SophiasStyle.com

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I don’t know about you, but when a holiday or special occasion hits, I get caught up in it very easily. Halloween is of course no exception. The excitement and spirit of Halloween are so much fun, so why wait for Halloween night to celebrate the occasion? Throughout this whole month I’ve been infusing bits of Halloween cheer into my life.


I’ve already started decorating the yard with ghoulish (but cheerful) decorations and I’ve been researching Halloween crafts to make throughout the season. I came across these adorable witch hat cookies in a children’s magazine. I almost can’t believe how easy they are to make – it’s the perfect activity for kids!


For this project you will need:
• Chocolate cookies (homemade or store bought)
• Hershey’s Kisses
• Orange frosting (or any color you like)


Simply take your favorite chocolate cookies and place an unwrapped Hershey’s Kiss on top. Hold the kiss in place with a dab of frosting. You can decorate the “brim” of the hat with more swirls or lines of frosting. Voila – you’re done! You can use different colors of frosting and different sizes of cookies to make your own design unique. It’s all up to you! These are perfect for a classroom party at school or just a festive Halloween treat to keep around the house.

I plan to make these cookies with my daughter this weekend. I got her some great Halloween clothes from SophiasStyle.com to wear to school and just whenever she’s in the Halloween mood (which is often)! She can wear this Halloween outfit while we bake and decorate. I can just imagine all the cute photos I’ll get of her making witch hats!


Let us know how your witch hat cookies turn out!


This blog was first posted at Trendy Girls Fashion Blog.

Sweet Treats For Someone Special

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I’m going to New York in a few weeks to visit an old college friend. I haven’t seen her in nearly two years, so needless to say I am beyond excited for our reunion. The weather this time of year is perfect – crisp and refreshing but not unbearably cold. I can’t wait to stroll the streets of New York City with her and catch up!

We’ve also got a lot of October (and specifically Halloween) memories from our college days together. We used to watch scary movies together and pass out candy at her apartment on Halloween night. I can’t believe how perfect the timing is – I’ll be at her apartment in New York for Halloween this year! To celebrate our friendship and our old college tradition, I wanted to get her a gift that was fun but also meaningful.

I thought a great surprise would be to send her this Halloween gift basket from SweetGourmetGifts.com. I’ve arranged for it to arrive at her apartment the day before I do with a special note. I think she’ll love it! We can feast on all these delicious treats while we catch up and pass out candy to trick-or-treaters.

Who knows what will have changed over the past two years. I just hope not the things I love most about her!

This blog was first posted at Sweet Gourmet Gifts Blog.

Sophias Style Can Make You a Winner!

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Here’s a deal you absolutely can’t pass up – post a photo in our Facebook album of your little one wearing Sophias Style clothing and you could be a winner! We’ll award four lucky contestants with a $50 gift card to SophiasStyle.com every month. This month’s contest starts Saturday, October 3 and all photos must be posted in our October Photo Contest Album by 5pm on Saturday, October 31.

We’ll announce our four winners on Tuesday, November 3.

Now is your chance to share your adorable photos with the Sophias Style Facebook community. Show us your Sophias Style today!

This blog was first posted at Trendy Girls Fashion Blog.

Let’s Hear It For The Boy!

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So this may be the Trendy Girls Fashion Blog, but that doesn’t mean we’ve forgotten about the boys! The holidays are fast approaching and we all know that the handsome little fellows in our lives need to look good too.


Luckily SophiasStyle.com has got him covered (literally!) Last week we received a shipment of adorable boys suits that are perfect for all those upcoming holiday formal occasions. Our boys Christmas suits are available in a variety of sizes and festive colors including silver, gold and my personal favorite, this red plaid number!

We also carry this great pair of boys dress shoes that I promise you look great with each and every boys suit. Whether you need boys attire or girls Christmas dresses this season, SophiasStyle.com boutique is your one-stop shop. You’ll save money and find great looks for every child in your family – all from the comfort of your own home!


How do you officially kick off the holiday season? Share with us!


This blog was first posted at Trendy Girls Fashion Blog.

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