{Product Review} The Nawgum

ilissaProduct Review, Toddler Needs, Uncategorized

So I know there are a million teething toys on the market. Let me tell you how the Nawgum is different. So many teethers can’t reach the back teeth. The Nawgum has two “fingers” that are just long enough to reach the back molars, but not make your baby choke themselves. The fingers also make it super easy for a … Read More

{Product Review + Giveaway!} Daddy Scrubs

ilissaProduct Review, Uncategorized

So we all know there’s plenty of gifts out there for mamas and moms to be, but what about new dad gifts? My hubby (a daddy to be) was thrilled to get something in the mail for him for once! DaddyScrubs is an awesome company that makes hospital scrubs for dad’s to be to wear while mama is in labor … Read More

{Product Review} Oopsie Loopsies

ilissaPregnancy, Product Review, Uncategorized

I have to say this was one product review that came at the perfect time! The Oopsie Loopsies are elastic bands that keep your pants closed in those awkward early weeks of pregnancy. I’m at the point where my pants still button but it’s so much more comfy to have a little give in the waistband. Here’s a pic of … Read More

Product Review {& Giveaway!}: Cheekie Charlie

ilissaProduct Review, Uncategorized

I received a really great product last week. It’s a onesie with a built in bib! Cheekie Charlie makes this great product, the Bibsie. It doesn’t only come with one bib either, it comes with 3. They’re in really cute, gender neutral, prints.I love that the bibs are easy to change out. Just a few easy snaps. And they are … Read More

Winter Car Safety

ilissaHealth & Safety, Uncategorized

It’s really important to remember some key points in winter car seat safety that you might not think of: Heavy Coats It’s super important that children not be bundled up in heavy coats while strapped into their car seats. This creates a huge amount of extra bulk that can be really unsafe. It makes a lot of room between the car … Read More

{Product Review} Pye Brook Candle Co.

ilissaMom's Corner, Product Review, Uncategorized

While perusing Facebook the other day I came across this great candle company, Pye Brook Candle Co., so of course I had to find out more info! Candle connoisseur, and Pye Brook Candle Co. founder, Stacey Ovanes, toyed with the idea of candle making shortly after leaving a successful 20-year career as an Executive Recruiter to spend more quality time … Read More

A Round of Applause

ilissaLocal Peeps, Uncategorized

As today is the eve of my Pop-Up Holiday Shop grand opening I thought I’d take the opportunity to thank everyone who has brought me this far. A big thanks to the Binx Facebook community! It is awesome to interact with you all on a daily basis. To get feedback almost instantly is wonderful. I couldn’t have done it without … Read More

{Product Review} The Zen Swaddle

ilissaHealth & Safety, Product Review, Uncategorized

I was thrilled to received the Zen Swaddle by Nested Bean a few weeks ago. It is a revolutionary swaddler. The Zen Swaddle has parts on the swaddler that are weighted to mimic the feeling of touch by a parent. They’re like bean bags in the swaddler. The weighted parts are on the chest part (where you see the baby … Read More

Welcome Back!


We are so excited to announce the return of our blog! Be on the lookout for tons of product reviews, videos, how-to’s, and so much more! Not to mention there will be tons of giveaways! We are happy to be able to come to you in this new medium and we look forward to working with you all personally. Please … Read More