3/23/2007 7:39:07 PM
There’s a baby boom going on in Carpinteria. Along the Downtown-T and from one end of Carpinteria Avenue to the other, more and more merchants are catering to the town’s littlest ones. Plentiful toys, books, and accessories dot the town’s retail landscape. Get out, poke around and take a peek. You’ll like what you find.
Baby, it’s you!
SKIRTED FROG, cushy soft and hand-knit-in Brazil-skirted Miss Frog is for
holding hands. By Blabla. HOLLYHOCK COTTAGE, 855 LINDEN AVE.
READY OR NOT SUITCASE fleece blanket packed inside suitcase is
at the ready for trip to grandma’s house. Boy’s version also available. HOLLYHOCK COTTAGE, 855 LINDEN AVE.
RICH FROG PULL TOY family of frogs travels on wooden
wheels, all hand made. HOLLYHOCK COTTAGE, 855 LINDEN AVE.
DIAPER BAG, satiny smooth take on utilitarian bag includes a fold out
changing pad and choice of backpack or shoulder-bag style. Graduates from diaper bag to laptop case, or more. By Petunia Pickle Bottom.
SUSAN WILLIS LTD., 4488 CARPINTERIA AVE.
FLUFFLES FROG, BABY CHIMES, little lamb with bell inside and silky-haired
frog make perfect traveling companions, By Unipak and North American Bear Co. SUSAN WILLIS LTD., 4488 CARPINTERIA AVE.
BIB, SIPPY CUP, AND PLATE sea-inspired melamine dinnerware makes
every meal a feast fit for a king. Beats a silver spoon! By La Chaise Longue. BY THE SEA, 919 LINDEN AVE.
Story by AMY OROZCO Photos by JESSE GROVES
ANIMAL BOOKENDS, favorite animals help with the
heavy work of keeping books neat and tidy. Made of wood in a simple design, the bookends keep reading fun. CASITAS HALLMARK, CASITAS PLAZA.
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