sponsor highlight - polkadot posies

You guys have probably heard me go on and on about Polka Dot Posies, one of my absolute favorite places to get bows! I wanted to share a little more about April Bacon - the woman behind the bows.

She's brilliant. All of her items are $3 and less. I'm not even kidding! And the best part, they are REALLY great quality. We have a ton of her bows, and as soon as my stubborn toddler gets out of her phase of hating anything on her head...she will wear them again. And you better believe my newborn will have one on at all times. The bigger the bow, the better the mama. I truly believe it!

Jessi Girl in some of our favorite Polkadot Posies bows


Give us a summary of your shop & what you do When my daughter was about 2 1/2, I was paying $8+ per bow and she would lose them after only wearing them once.  I decided there has to be a better, more affordable way to get bows!  I set out on this journey in February 2009 and Polkadot Posies was born.  I offer over 400 items priced at $3 or less.  My mom and I make many of the items and purchase the rest.

Tell us about your family I am a working mom of two children.  I have a son who will be 3 soon and a daughter that will be 5.  I have been married for 6 years to my husband.  We have a crazy, busy life and love to have fun.  You can find us outside or at the gym in our free time.

What are you passionate about? I'm passionate about my kids and making sure they have the same upbringing I did.  I'm passionate about helping children in need.  And, lastly, I'm passionate about Texas Tech football.
Where do you get your inspiration? I get the inspiration for my products by watching trends, window shopping, and flowers!!  I try to monitor the clothing lines at all kinds of stores from Target and Wal-Mart to Gymboree and Children's Place.
What's something interesting about you that most people don't know? I absolutely love board games!!  My kids are happy to indulge me!  And, in 1999 I owned every single movie Tom Cruise was in.  Even the really odd ones!  After I graduated from college, real life took over and my collection no longer exists (they were VHS tapes, remember those?).

Thanks April for sharing with us and letting us get to know you a little better!


Now....a little something for all of you! April is offering 15% off your entire purchase from now until June 20th. Just enter the coupon code "momdiggity" at checkout to receive the discount.


Time to go shopping! Have fun!