25 Days of Giveaways: Kaivalya Spa

ilissaHealth & Safety, Local Peeps, Mom's Corner

I was talking to Pam from Two Birds One Stone one day about trying to find a chair massage person for our Small Business Saturday party. She recommended a friend of hers, Katie, who works at Kaivalya Spa. Long story short, Katie was fantastic, and I was able to connect with the owner of Kaivalya Spa, Heidi (who is also … Read More

25 Days of Giveaways: Ivory Lane Photography

ilissaMom's Corner, Pregnancy

I had come across the hospital sessions offered by Ivory Lane Photography when I was pregnant. I am so thankful that I did. I can not express how blow away my husband and I were with the outcome. These are some of our first moments as a family and it’s so wonderful that they were captured forever. Here are some … Read More

25 Days of Giveaways: Lola Accessory Boutique

ilissaLocal Peeps, Mom's Corner

There is a hot new store in downtown Saratoga! I had the pleasure of meeting the owner of Lola Accessory Boutique, Megan Druckman, when she hosted a party collaboration with The Pink Orange (who designed our fab logo!).  Lola has gorgeous accessories to jazz up any outfit. They have beautiful statement pieces and some more subdued items as well. All … Read More

25 Days of Giveaways: 7A.M. Enfant

ilissaMom's Corner, Product Review, Toddler Needs

I know a ton of the local Saratoga moms walk everywhere! This is a company I have to introduce you to: 7A.M. Enfant. They are the makers of the WarMMuffs. They’re hand warmers that hook onto your stroller, and they’re super warm! They also make a ton of other products that are great for bringing baby outdoors. To view all … Read More

25 Days of Giveaways: Baby Boot Camp

ilissaHealth & Safety, Local Peeps, Mom's Corner, Pregnancy

A good friend of mine is Britta Hogue, the mama behind Baby Boot Camp of the Capital District. She runs the Baby Boot Camps in Albany, Loudonville, and Clifton Park, and she also runs Karna Fitness in Clifton Park. Baby Boot Camp is a fitness program that includes your stroller and child. It’s great for new mamas that are trying … Read More

25 Days of Giveaways: The Hair Bar

ilissaLocal Peeps, Mom's Corner, Product Review

So my friend Kate from Ivory Lane Photography told me about this business her friend Kelly had just started. It’s a genius idea really! It’s called The Hair Bar. Kelly is a hair stylist/cosmetologist and certified lash extension specialist and she travels to your house! This is so great for pregnant mamas (especially those on bed rest), new mamas who … Read More