Big Gay Summer Vacation Guide and Giveaway
Keep your babe cool and comfortable in hot European styles with German-made Hessnatur Clothing from the designer’s new 100% organic and natural baby collection, with gorgeous colors from toxin-free dyes. including china blue terry dungarees ($35) with a matching aquamarine striped onesie ($20). Sizes 3 months to 3 years. Available at www.hess-natur.com.
You’re never too young to express yourself. That’s the philosophy behind the 100% organic cotton tees from My True Genius. Their shirts and onesies for all occasions feature inspiring graphics and sayings such as “Future Pulitzer Prize Winning Author.” Infant and toddler sizes. Available at www.mytruegenius.com
For bamboo clothing that will keep kids comfortable and has the added benefit of being naturally antimicrobial, the children’s collection by Jonäno includes adorable designs such as the bamboo-cotton blend Panda T ($26), and Snappy Pants ($25). Sizes 0-24 months. Available at www.samibaby.com.
For chilly nights on the beach or boardwalk, kiddies can keep cozy in the hooded Lapsky Jacket, sporting an organic cotton twill exterior and lined with warm natural organic cotton fleece, and featuring exquisite details like a pre-shrunk kid-friendly zipper and kangaroo pockets for tiny treasures. Sizes for 2 to 8 years. $85. Available at www.theultimategreenstore.com.
What I Did Last Summer
Capture your memories in the making with the 1.3 megapixel Disney Pix Junior Digital Camera from Digital Blue. Designed for preschoolers (ages 3-5), it features simple buttons, rubberized grips and a large display screen, and includes software to include favorite Disney characters into photos. Comes in Mickey Mouse, My Friends Tigger & Pooh and Disney Princess styles. $49.99. Available at Target, Toys R Us or www.disneyshopping.com.
You’ll never have to say “How quickly they forget” when you store your family vacation snapshots on the tke-along Coby DP-152 Digital Photo Viewer key chain, which can store over 60 photos in a variety of formats transferred via an included USB cable and also features a digital clock and calendar. $29.99. Available at drug stores or www.amazon.com.
For the ultimate coffee table book, transform your favorite gaycation memories into a photo book at the Photo Center at CVS/pharmacy. Printed on premium Kodak paper in one of three sizes, the books can be created right at the in-store kiosk with your memory card, CD or USB flash drive. $5.99 - $14.99. Locate a store near you at www.cvs.com.
Spread out on the beach or at the park with the GoBaby OutMat water resistant, machine washable play mat. When fully opened, it offers a large, soft terry surface for picnic or play, and quickly rolls up into its own bag for easy transportation on your shoulder or stroller. $39.99. Find retailers at www.GoBaby.com. *Win a GoBaby OutMat. See contest rules below.
Hanging out never looked so good as on the Softspot ($119) by designer Amie Wozniak. This comfy portable fold-up mat goes wherever go, for lounging with baby, TV time or anything you do on the floor, and you can choose from a variety of changeable covers ($39.99) in gorgeous patterns, like Retro Baby. Available at www.softspotbywozzy.com.
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