Monday, December 14, 2009

Last Minute

For any of you last minute shoppers (although really, is it the last minute yet?) don't forget to stop in at Glowing for some great gifts! Our personal favorite is the Erika Black necklace. You can personalize this with names and dates for whatever you need. The tags are great and come in different styles and sizes. Order yours today or send BIG hints to your friends and family for your very own. Erika will take orders through our store up until December 22nd if you're in town!!

Friday, December 4, 2009

A Child's Garden

We are participating in the Child's Garden Market Days on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Monday night is the kick off from 4-7, Tuesday and Wednesday we'll be there from 8:30-3:30. Come shop for local and handmade goods including bath products, hair clips, tie-dyes, knit/felted items, bibs and blankets, children's CD's, brooches and hats and crafts from around the world. There's a fun silent auction as well.
A Child's Garden Preschool is just across Central from our shop 215 Locust NE in the First Presbyterian Church. See you there!

Friday, November 27, 2009

Because Elephants Never Forget

We have a brand new family of blankets in the store this holiday Season! Baby Zoowon blankets are a perfect gift for any new baby or toddler on your list this year. The best part? For every blanket you buy a blanket is given to a child in need. This is such a wonderful way to give back while giving. Stop in today to feel how super soft these blankets are!

And the winner is....DeLaney!! Come in for your gift certificate! DeLaney suggested that everyone walk to the Nob Hill Shop and Stroll this Thursday, December 3rd from our store. Great idea!

Friday, November 20, 2009

Glowing Holiday Gift Guide

We have so many great gifts at Glowing, you have to come in to see them all but here are a few of our favorite things:

For Expecting Moms and Dads:
2 Chix Tees with Sayings like, "Knocked Up" for the mom-to-be and "Bullseye" for the dad-to-be. A fun way to announce a new pregnancy to the family at holiday gatherings! $38.00

For the new mom who nurses:
Bebe Au Lait Hooter Hiders. These clever nursing covers come in a variety of fun and hip patterns to help a nursing mom and baby have their privacy. $38.00

For the Haute Mama out on the town:
Cross Town Clutch by Petunia Pickle Bottom
This gorgeous handbag has more room than you would think! Enough for a few diapers, some wipes, and mom's essentials for a night on the town. Available in gorgeous fabrics and patterns.

Cool Footwear to keep the Baby warm:
Trumpette socks for the fashionable baby. Mary Janes and Skater Shoes, so cute! $23.00

For the Organic Kids (0-8 years):
Kiwi Industries Circle Sweaters. These colorful sweaters are always a hit, super soft and warm. Choose your favorite and give it to all the babies and kids in your life, quite the deal at $40.00-$42.00.

Gear for the Group Gift:
Bloom Fresco high chair. It's the coolest looking high chair you'll ever meet! Perfect for a gift from the whole family or office group for the new or expecting parents. It pulls up to the table, raises to bar height and comes in the best color combinations! $500.00

Come in and make a holiday wish list and we'll be sure to tell your friends and family what would make you extra happy this holiday season!

Keep it local! Leave a comment with your favorite local shopping spot for the holidays and we'll put your name in the hat for a $25.00 gift certificate to help out with your holiday shopping! Drawing closes on 11/26 at 5pm. Let's hear your ideas!

Friday, November 13, 2009

We've got flavor!

photo by Gabriella Marks |
A while back we were photographed and interviewed to be in the latest issue of Local Flavor magazine. We had fun posing for photos and answering questions. Here is one of the pictures that didn't make the cut. Come in this week and mention this blog post to get 20% off the Glowing merchandise we're wearing. Can you spot it in the store??? Offer ends Friday November 20th.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Super Sale!

Come in now for huge savings! Buy one full priced bottom (skirt, pants or jeans) and get 50% off a top of equal or lesser value. This is an amazing chance to save a bundle at just the right time. You'll love our new tops and you'll love the price even more!
Hurry in, sale ends Sunday November 15th!!

Friday, October 30, 2009

High and Low

Have you met the Tripp Trapp by Stokke? This is the greatest little chair. It works as a high chair from 6 months all the way through childhood and turns into a regular sized adult chair when your little one is all grown up. The Tripp Trapp pulls right up to the table making it a real space saver and helping your baby develop those ever important social skills. Come in and check out all the gorgeous colors and pick one today! Special offer now through December, if you order a tripp trapp with a cushion or baby set you get a free Table Top activity set.

Friday, October 9, 2009

Fall in Love

The new Tea Collection just arrived and you're going to love it! The colors and prints are adorable and cozy. We have girl and boy sizes 0-12 months with matching hats and blankets. Come check out what went on sale to make room for the new stuff! Great new savings, hurry in for the best size/style selection!

Friday, October 2, 2009

Petunia Pickle Bottom

Isn't that the best name for a diaper bag company? These bags are famous and for good reason. The prints are gorgeous and the bags are durable and practical. We used ours for our babies and then again for work bags and weekend vacations. The new collection just got here and that means we have some of the old collection on sale! Come in today for the best selection!

He Was a Skater Boy

We just got the cutest new "sockie shoes" (named by Faith's oldest daughter) by Trumpette. They're called Skaters Johnny's and they look like little checkered Vans. Super cute! mention this blog post and get 20% off any of our Trumpette socks before 10/9, hurry in before they're all gone! These make the greatest shower and new baby gifts. Or, buy them for your own baby. You'll get so many compliments you'll wish you could wear them!

Friday, September 25, 2009

Kiwi Sale

The weekend you've been waiting for is here!!! Kiwi Industries is having one of their big warehouse sales at the store! The deals are unbelieveable!
$5.00 Worldly Animal Tees, karate pants and tops
$7.00 blouses and skirts
$25.00 circle sweaters
$4.00 hats
Hurry in for the best selection!!

Friday, September 18, 2009

Mommy Market

Next weekend we will host our first annual Mommy Market in front of our store at 600 Central SE. Stop by on Saturday September 26th from 10-4 to shop from local vendors and go home with hip, fun & essential mommy and baby items. We will have diaper Bags, hair bows, baby blankets , cards, photography, children's clothing, jewelry, and more!
Have some link fun with some of our vendors!
See you on the 26th!

Friday, September 4, 2009

fabulous fall finds!

The clothes for fall are coming in daily and they are super cute! One of our favorite must haves for this fall season is this versatile nursing scarf. Use it while pregnant and after the baby is here as a regular warm and trendy scarf. While nursing it drapes right over your little one so that you can have some privacy. Come in before September 11th and mention this blog discount to receive 25% off one fall item! See you soon.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Coolest High Chair in Town!

We get so many people who come into the store to check out the Bloom high chair. The Fresco Loft is perfect for every stage of a baby's life. It starts out as a resting spot for your newborn. It's so nice to be able to have a place off the floor but next to you where your baby can be without taking up the whole table. When your baby is old enough to sit up, the chair helps support good social skills by allowing your baby to sit right at the table. And, it just plain looks cool! Come see one today!

rest · feed · play
fresco bloom is the only contemporary chair that stays with baby from birth to school age bloom's european design team created fresco bloom to provide families with a 3-in-1 resting, feeding and play chair in a style that fits the contemporary home

Friday, August 21, 2009

Not Quite In Plain Sight

A few months ago, before we moved to our new location we had a fun opportunity to film an episode of In Plain Sight in the store. It was exciting to watch all the work that goes into a filming and great to see our little store as the back drop. We were waiting for the episode to come and...our scene was cut! Our parking lot made the cut though. So, in honor of all people famous and well known we are offering our blog readers 20% off our novelty kids tees from Rock A Bye with the famous mugs of Johnny Cash, Blondie, Audrey Hepburn and others. Come in before 8/28 to get the discount!

Monday, August 17, 2009

Mommy Market

Saturday September 26th is our first ever Glowing Mommy Market. We will have special events including child and family photography, musical appearances and craft booths set up around the outside of our store. If you would like to participate by selling something, let us know! Email with your ideas and questions. We will make space available in front of our store and in our parking lot for you to bring your table, chairs and umbrella and set up your Mommy Market booth. It should be fun for all! Stay tuned for more details.

Friday, August 7, 2009

This one is for the BOYS!

I don't know about you, but most people have the hardest time finding cute boy clothes. It seems like all the girl outfits are so cute and all the boy stuff leaves a little to be desired. Well, we have a sweet surprise for you! The Tea Collection's fall layette for boys is adorable. The colors are great and the patterns are terrific. Come see for yourself! Get here before 8/21 and take 10% off your entire boy purchase!!

Friday, July 31, 2009

We love the stork!

We always have a favorite bag around here. Right now it's this, Emily in pewter by Storksak. We love it for so many reasons. First of all, it's gorgeous. It looks like a hot purse, not a diaper bag. The other part we love is the pockets, so many pockets! There are pockets on the outside so all of your stuff doesn't fall to the bottom, pockets on the inside for all the baby essentials and of course a changing pad! The strap is adjustable and the outside wipes clean. We know you're going to love it, come see! Best of all, mention this blog post and get 20% off! Offer ends 8/14.

Friday, July 24, 2009

The basic tools

We love this idea, a diaper caddy you can take from room. The Skip Hop Diaper Caddies have spaces for all the must-haves for a quick diaper change, it can be easily cleaned and it has a handle making carrying much easier. It makes the perfect shower gift! Come in today and pick one out.

Friday, July 17, 2009

Secret Summer Sale!!!

We're getting ready to mark down all of our summer clothes to get ready for incoming fall fashions (yes, the temperature will start to go down and you'll want pants and long sleeves in the next few months, we promise). We want to give YOU the chance to shop the best selection with our secret sale. For the next 2 weeks (July 17-31) just mention the secret words "Belly Button" at check out and get 30% off all summer clothing. This includes adorable summer tops from Olian, Juliet Dreams, Maternal America and Micheal Stars, great dresses from Juicy Couture and NOM, cute capris and shorts from Maternal America and Olian and maternity swimsuits from Olian and Maternal America. The public sale will start on August 1st so hurry in for the best selection!

Friday, July 10, 2009

Summer Stroller

Meet the G-LUXE. Weighing in at 11 lbs., it is the lightest full-size reclining umbrella stroller in the U.S. This ultra-lightweight stroller stands up when folded in addition to its easy-to-carry style making it perfect for travel or “on-the-go” errands. Come and test it out in the store today, you'll be glad you did!

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Birthday Sale!

It's been a fun-filled year at Glowing Maternity and Baby Boutique! New owners, new digs and new products. If you haven't been in for a while, now is the time! Come help us celebrate our 1st birthday by creating your own sale.
Spend $100 take off 10%
Spend $200 take of 20%
Spend $300 or more and take off 30%!
Come treat yourself to something special.
Excludes loungers, high chairs and strollers.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Tea Time

Daily Tea's summer layette is super cute, the patterns are great and the outfits are all mix and match making each piece more versatile. Come check out what we have for your baby or a great gift! Mention this blog post before 6-26 and get 20% off!

Friday, June 12, 2009

Don't you wish you were in Catalina?

Serena and Lily's newest sling pattern, The Catalina, is gorgeous! The fabric is super soft inside and out and the slings are easy to clean. Come in today to get one for yourself or as a gift. This week only get 10% off the Catalina Sling by mentioning this blog. Offer good through June 19.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Moby Wrap

The Moby Wrap is the most versitile wrap around. Everyone loves the way the wrap allows them to have their baby close and happy while their hands are free to do the things that need to be done. Moby Wraps also make the perfect baby shower gift! Mention this blog and get 10% off the wrap of your choice before 5/29.

Friday, May 8, 2009

Kiwi Sale!!

Do you love our $10.00 bins of adorable shirts and pants for kids? Those are Kiwi Industries clothes and they're all organic and comfy. Kiwi is having their warehouse sale at our store right now! Come in Friday-Sunday and get in on the great deals. You can stock up for your own kids or get everything you need for baby showers. See you soon! Don't forget we've moved, we're at 600 Central SE just off the freeway.

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

We're Moving!!!

We are so excited to be moving!! Our new location is just a mile East of where we are now right on Central, just off the freeway. So easy to get to and in a neighborhood that is fun and energetic! Our new neighbors are going to be perfect for expecting and new moms. 2 Time Couture is THE place to shop after you have your baby and you're too small for your maternity clothes but your pre-baby clothes don't fit just yet. Waves hair salon is the perfect place to get a new 'do and of course The Grove is so delicious, you'll want to eat there daily.
So, make it a point to come visit us in May. Spend a little time in our new spot, you're going to love it!

Friday, April 3, 2009


Albuquerque has been THE location lately for films and tv shows. We have a tiny little part in the new movie Sunshine Cleaning. One of our tops is featured in the baby shower scene. It's fun to try to spot the shirt. See if you can find it when you see the movie! Mention the blog this week and get 15% off any top in the store! Offer ends April 10th.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Petunia Pickle Bottom

These are the prettiest diaper bags with the cutest name! Our first delivery of the spring collection just arrived and they are gorgeous! We have clutches, touring totes, boxy back packs, shoulder bags and a variety of items in the cake collection. Come in and get yours today before it's gone!

Friday, March 20, 2009


We just got more of our favorite books for new moms! Lots of newly pregnant women read all they can about pregnancy so the Pregnancy Countdown is the perfect gift for a friend who just found out. For parents trying to name the baby we have the Fortune Tellers Book of Names. Our store favorite is Porn for New Moms, it's not what you think! For the new parents we have the sweetest little baby book, Sweet Dreams Baby. Come by and take a look! Mention this blog and get 15% off books until March 27th.

Friday, March 13, 2009

Our Favorite Tees

Our spring collection of Michael Stars T-Shirts just came in and they're gorgeous. These shirts are one size fits all and most are meant to be snug to show off that cute bump! The colors for this season are fantastic! Hurry in before they're all gone!

Friday, February 20, 2009

The Angelina Dress

This dress is so incredibly comfortable you'll never want to take it off. It can be dressed up or made casual with endless shoe and jewelry options . The color is an amazing seafoam green that is so flattering. Come try it on this week, before 3/6 and save 10%!


Juicy Couture Chrysanthemum dress
We're ready for spring to hurry up and get here! We have the cutest new dresses for showers, weddings and fun as well as new capris and shorts to get you ready for the warm weather that's on it's way. Come in soon to get your size! Mention this blog and get 10% off your spring purchase before 2/27.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

Love Letters

Kiwi Baby

We love hearing comments from our customers! Here's our latest favorite:

"I just wanted to let you know I went into Glowing with my friend last week and we loved it! I was very impressed- the clothes are great and you have a lot of useful furniture items. I bought this outfit for our new baby. He looks so cute in it! I will definitely be in to the shop again and hopefully I will see you! "

If you know someone who would cute in this outfit come in soon! We have sale bins with $10.00 items while they last!

Friday, January 30, 2009


Ricky Martin with his twins in coco loungers

Is your baby in Bloom?

Bloom is a company started by 4 dads from around the world who believe that Baby and Parents should start their life together in style. They have created prodcuts that provide comfort and safety for Baby while reflecting the family's sense of style.

The outcome is fabulous.

Come in today for 10% off any Bloom purchase. Offer ends 2/07/09.

Friday, January 23, 2009

Favorite Gifts (in cute boxes!)

We have the best gifts for baby showers!
Two of our recent favorites are the Serena and Lily "Take Me Home Set" and the Trumpette baby socks.

The Take Me Home Set features a newborn gown, hat and swaddling blanket in pure white organic cotton with contrast trim and darling tassels. It comes beautifully packaged inside a Newborn Keepsake Box, a wonderful place to store mementos from baby's first year. Photo frame and journal space on interior lid allow for personalization.

As if baby wasn't cute enough, the Trumpette socks are the perfect answer when the question is "Which shoes?". They come in a box of six different colored Mary Jane, Ballerina or Lace Up Tennis Shoe printed socks. The perfect gift to make mom smile.

Purchase a Take Me Home Set or a box of Trumpette Socks before 1/30/09 and get 10% off when you mention this blog!

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Take a stroll

After waiting for months, we finally have our 2009 models of the UPPAbaby Vista and Gluxe strollers. We LOVE these strollers! They come in such fun colors with a bassinet for the tiny baby on a walk and a seat that holds up to 50 pounds. One of our favorite perks is that the baby sits high enough that you can push him or her right up to the table when you're out and about. Come in before 1/23/09 for a demonstration and mention that you read this blog post to get 10% off of your UPPAbaby stroller!

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Happy New Year!!

Need some new clothes to help that growing belly stay warm?
Come in this week, Jan. 9-17 and enjoy 40% off all winter clothes.
We've got something for everyone but it'll be gone soon, making room for our spring arrivals coming later this month-- so hurry in!