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MANHATTAN AND PARK SLOPE MOMMAS: Kitchen Surfing is amazing! A chef comes to your home and prepares a weeknight dinner (the chef brings ingredients, pots and pans, and even cleans up). If you click here and enter code bestbaby1 your first dinner for up to four people is free!!!!! For more info on Kitchen Surfing and lots of photos of my experience, please read my blog post. I'm also hosting a giveaway for two free dinners for two people per dinner (ends 10/7/15).
You can get most anything and everything at Amazon.com. It is arguably the best place to set up your baby registry because they carry everything and have a great return policy (trust me, you will have no problem spending any Amazon.com store credit). Plus if you join Amazon mom you get 20% off diapers and other items.
When my son was a newborn I wore this fleece and zipped him over both of us and wore a thin jacket open over it (see my post on surviving winter with a newborn). Now that he is ten months and we are heading into winter, I bought him this fleece to wear under his jacket on frigid days or in his car seat without a coat.
If you click here to purchase your Guava Lotus crib, you get a free crib sheet. See my post to learn why this is the best travel crib and learn other trips for traveling with a baby.
Click here or through the above Honest link or banner and enter code AMBASSADOR10 to save $10 off a purchase of $25 or more on your first honest.com order.
Kinsa sent me a thermometer to test out and I really like it. It plugs into your phone and easily records and tracks your child's temperature (you can create multiple profiles to track your entire family). Based on the temperature it gives you a recommendation that is based on Mayo Clinic advice.
I don't have a Nordstrom near me but I buy here a lot because of the free shipping both ways and amazing return policy. For example, I'm a bit unsure of what winter gear I need for my now 10 month old. I ordered this North Face jacket because it may go out of stock if I wait too long, but if I find that January has arrived and I haven't used it I can still return it.
In-home blowouts are $50 including tax and tip.
New customers can get a $20 credit when they click here to sign up or enter code 14a777d93ca.
Perhaps one day I will be able to shop at Saks every day. For now, I visit is for splurge purchases and the mornings after Christmas and New Years for killer sales.
I do most of my shopping online these days, including for makeup. Sephora carries all of my favorite brands for makeup and haircare (bare minerals, Guerlain, Stila, Josie Maran, Makeup Forever, Blinc, YSL, Nars, Clinique, and Bumble & Bumble) and if the color doesn't work out, I can always return.
Thrive Market is an affordable health market (food, home, cleaning products, etc.). Their prices are generally much better than the health food markets in my Manhattan neighborhood. I stock up on all my dry, jarred and canned ingredients, as well as some beauty and home cleaning products here (they don't carry perishables).
I bought my lightweight down jacket at Uniqlo and wore it over my baby (see my post on surviving winter with a newborn). It also folds up into a tiny pouch. My husband bought a cashmere knit beanie, which I've since commandeered -- it is super soft and cute. They also sell baby buntings and toddler jackets made of their lightweight yet warm materials.