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Expecting Twins

Ting-Yi Shih

Tags Interview, Weekly Blog

Expecting Twins

We’re doing something a little different this week. I had a chance to speak with one of our Lollie Tot’s customers, Christina. It’s been her dream to have a baby, so she was ecstatic to learn about her pregnancy. To add to the happiness, she found out she’s expecting twins! She agreed to an interview, so we discussed her preparations for the November due date.   LOLLIE TOTS: What’s your favorite thing about being pregnant? CHRISTINA: Being able to eat whatever I want... without guilt!   LT: What was your reaction when you learned you were having twin girls? CHRISTINA:...


Caring for Organic Cotton Kids Clothing

Ting-Yi Shih

Tags Weekly Blog

Caring for Organic Cotton Kids Clothing

You've chosen to buy Organic Cotton for your children, and that’s good for your kids both now and tomorrow. Perhaps you only wanted to put them in something comfortable and good for their skin, but you’re also leaving them a better, safer environment in the future. Whatever your motivations, now that you’ve purchased, you may wonder how to take care of it. It’s true that Organic Cotton is more delicate, but before you stress out, I’m here to assure you that simply being mindful when laundering will go a long way. 1. Always use all natural detergent. The process of...


What Are Some Alternative Natural & Sustainable Fabrics?

Ting-Yi Shih

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What Are Some Alternative Natural & Sustainable Fabrics?

As far as sustainable fabrics are concerned, organic cotton is definitely tops. It’s absorbent, soft to the touch, and it breathes well. In fact, organic cotton production is doubling each year. They may not get the same buzz, but there are other eco-friendly fabrics to choose from. Let’s take a look at bamboo, hemp, silk, Tencel, linen, and wool.                                                  Bamboo  Bamboo makes the list as a sustainable option because it’s naturally antibacterial, so it requires no pesticides....


A 5-Step Guide to Sustainable Fashion Shopping

Ting-Yi Shih

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A 5-Step Guide to Sustainable Fashion Shopping

From my conversations with family and friends about organic cotton clothing, I’ve been asked one question a lot. "How do I go about shopping for organic cotton?" There's a lot of information out there, some are more technical than others, but there are a few key things you should know: 1. Do some homework. What is organic cotton? Why is wearing organic cotton so important? You can reference my blog from Snark to Spark: Why I Went All In On Organic Cotton as a start. It gives a quick overview of why organic cotton is an essential part of becoming...


From Snark to Spark: Why I Went All In On Organic Cotton

Ting-Yi Shih

Tags Weekly Blog

From Snark to Spark: Why I Went All In On Organic Cotton
I’m skeptical by nature. You might say it’s my thing. So the rumblings I’ve heard about organic cotton always gave me more pause than intrigue. Why did it cost more? Was there really a benefit? Does anyone actually care?