Thursday, August 21, 2014

DIY Homework Station Ideas


School is in session! Homework can be a trouble area for some families. An efficient and organized place to do homework can help children feel motivated and focused. We have seen some great ideas on blogs that are fun, organized and creative - but totally doable! You don't have to have an office or a dedicated room. You can turn space in your kitchen, living room or child's room into the perfect homework station. Here's a round up of some of our favorites, check it out!



We love the way Jen from Craft-O-Maniac converted extra space in her kitchen for a deluxe homework station! 



The 36th Avenue turned the side of the fridge into a super organized homework station. 


Don't have a ton of extra space? Look at how House of Smith's made a mini homework station. 


Uncommon Designs created a homework station for on the go with this crate. 


How creative is this lazy Susan homework station by Home Stories A to Z?

Our customers have been posting pictures of their little ones wearing Taylor Joelle for back to school! We love to see the pics. Keep them coming! Here are some that we have seen so far. 












Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Kids Street Style - Little Lady

We LOVE this look by @Natalieamora_love featuring our Navy Lace Top . 



Do you have a little fashionista or stylin' boy? Submit their photo for a chance to be featured on our blog. Email all submissions to brooke@taylorjoelleblog.com. Please include details about where you found the items that they are wearing in the photo. They do not need to be wearing Taylor Joelle, but they can be.

Each week we will link our kids street style looks over at What I Wore Wednesday on the Pleated Poppy blog! Go and check out other fun fashion looks for today!


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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Wordless Wednesday 8/20 with LINKY

It's time for Wordless Wednesday on Tuesday! 


Photo Credit : ME! This is my little one, M. 
She is a handful, but she lights up my life. -Brooke


Check out these other Wordless Wednesday posts and link up your own. 

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Children's Style Guide - Fall Fashion

We love the colors in the new Wild Garden Collection, they are perfect for fall. We saw our Gold Tutu Skirt featured in a look that we just had to share with you. Thank you to @Giarosedesigns for putting this look together.


Top - Old Navy
Skirt - Taylor Joelle
Leggings - Gia Rose Designs
Headband - Target
Shoes - Zara

Be sure to follow our blog via email and/or Google Friend Connect (right side bar) to be inspired by our Children's Style Guide every Monday! Stay tuned! Also, check us out on Pinterest and Polyvore for more fashion inspiration.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

5 Simple School Lunch Ideas


Pinterest is full of great ideas for kid's school lunches, but some of them look like pieces of art that would take 3 hours to create! If your schedule is just a little too full to spend more than 15 minutes preparing school lunches for your kids - you have come to the right place. You can still send your little one to school with a healthy, fun meal - made simple! Here are some of our favorite tips for simple and healthy school lunch ideas.

1. Cookie Cutters! 

Use cookie cutters to cut out fun shapes. Maybe give some cheese slices with the letters of their name, or a sandwhich in a fun shape. It takes just a few extra minutes and adds an element of fun. 


Photo Credit: Lunchbox Limbo

2. Free Printable Lunchbox Notes!

Print out fun notes and add them to your child's lunch to brighten their day! 


Photo Credit: Skip to My Lou

3. Sandwich Skewers

A sandwich every day can get a little boring. I don't know about your kiddo, but I know that mine thinks everything is more fun to eat when she can eat it on a stick. This is so easy to do! It might take just a few extra minutes, but will be so fun. 


Photo Credit: Simple as That

4. Last Night's Left Overs

Use parts of your dinner from the night before to add to school lunch the next day. We love this example of using the meat from tacos the night before and using them for a fun twist on nachos in the school lunch.


Photo Credit: Keeley McGuire Blog

5. Lunch Box

It's all about the lunch box. The days of cute plastic lunch boxes with cartoon characters are gone. Now, it's all about a lunch box that separates foods and makes meal time colorful and fun. Making mini bento boxes for kids school lunches are now a little easier with lunch boxes like the ones by Lunch Bots. There are also a lot of options on amazon




Don't miss our Back to School Sale going on now. 
Many of your Taylor Joelle favorites are marked down at discounts up to 70% off! 


Back to School - Outfit Ideas



Back to School is coming up, and Taylor Joelle has you covered for adorable looks for your daughter's first week back to school. We have put together 5 looks for each day of the week. Check it out!

Monday:


Boots - Zara

Tuesday:



Wednesday:


Headband - Lemons and Lace

Thursday:


Collar and Bow - Little Peeps Closet

Friday:


Jacket - Gap
Shoes - Joyfolie
Bow - Etsy

Don't miss our Back to School Sale now through August 20th. Many of your Taylor Joelle favorites are on sale and are perfect for sending your little one back to school in style! 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Kids Street Style - Taylor's Back to School Style


Taylor is ready for back to school!

Top - Taylor Joelle (ON SALE NOW)
Overalls - Old Navy

Do you have a little fashionista or stylin' boy? Submit their photo for a chance to be featured on our blog. Email all submissions to brooke@taylorjoelleblog.com. Please include details about where you found the items that they are wearing in the photo. They do not need to be wearing Taylor Joelle, but they can be.

Each week we will link our kids street style looks over at What I Wore Wednesday on the Pleated Poppy blog! Go and check out other fun fashion looks for today!


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