Packing For Camp? Read This!

Hi Everyone,

It is about that time of year again. School is winding down and the temperatures are spiking up (at least in South Florida)! Before we know it our kids will be out of school and very, very bored. Thankfully I am lucky enough to send our two boys to sleep away camp. They are far too restless without school and I can only entertain them so much, so thank you Camp Winadu for taking them off my hands. Camp Windau is a brilliant sports camp for boys in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts, only 2 1/2 hours from NYC and Boston.

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They so look forward to going and I so look forward to have them home at the end of the summer. While it is nice to have a little peace and quiet while they are away, I miss them dearly (and I hope they miss me).  Every year I send them to camp with their mommy’s blankets with their names stitched on so they think of me while they are being mischievous and so far away. Ever since I sent pillows for my son’s entire cabin, I’ve been getting requests from the mothers right around this time of year. We can do really cool color combinations and even match the blanket to your child’s official camp colors. My son’s blankets are pictured below with their camp colors, blue and brown. We also have custom monogrammed pillows available as well. Don’t let your kids go to camp without one!

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We also have feminine and neon colors that will make your girls the envy of their entire cabin! These will be much more likely to come home in one piece with the girls than the boys. Here are a few of my favorites!

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I do have have fun getting all them all ready to go and checking off the items on their camp’s packing list. I almost want to go to camp myself when I start shopping for them! There are so many fun fashions for summer that are only acceptable in a camp setting, I might just pitch a tent in my backyard! Check out this camp fashion inspired Pinterest board that is helping me satisfy my own camp cravings. Check out a few of them here too!

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Mod Retro Vintage Sandals

Thanks for reading!

xx Jodie

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Butterscotch Blankees Babylove Giveaway

Hi Everyone,

One of our favorite mommy blogs My Silly Monkeys is doing a Butterscotch Blankees giveaway! They were also nice enough to write a very nice article about our blankets, you can read an excerpt of the article below. You can also enter in the contest here as well as read the full article.  Enjoy!

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During the Holidays we did a Butterscotch Blankees Review. If you read the review you will see how much I love personalized gifts and how impressed I was with the quality and workmanship on these blankets. Now you can begin to imagine how absolutely ecstatic I was that they wanted to take part in our #BabyLove event!

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Aren’t these baby hats absolutely adorable?

Since I am not going to find out what baby is I decided to choose a personalized blanket for Princess Dot. Her birthday was coming up and she keeps stealing RyRy’s Butterscotch Blankee so I knew she would love one of her own!

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These blankets come in the cutest packaging ever! They look just like a piece of butterscotch candy and are perfect for gift giving on birthdays, holidays, baby showers or just because.

When we received it I actually got a little misty eyed. It’s PERFECT! I love the way her name looks on her owl blanket just like I loved the way Rylen’s looked on his Personalized Guitar Blanket. I think Dot’s face says exactly how she felt about receiving her adorable owl blanket. She was so excited!

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The quality is absolutely amazing, there are absolutely no flaws and I’m super excited to say that the blankets wash up very nicely. There is absolutely no shrinkage or fading, so the blanket you receive looks just as nice once it’s washed. These blankets are going to last for a very long time!

 

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During my last review I stated that “The quality is absolutely amazing! I have received other personalized blankets before and none of them are as perfect, soft, cuddly and amazing as Butterscotch Blankees! There are no flaws on the front or back. The print is clear and readable, she even spelled Ry’s name right and it looks awesome on the blanket!”
For Dot’s blanket I can ditto that statement 100%, well with the exception of that she spelled Zylie’s name right on her blanket.

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I really wish they made giant blankets for my bed because I may or may not try to cuddle with Ry or Dot’s blankets! They do offer 400 or 1000 count Duvet and/or Shams for purchase but I love these handcrafted blankets more.

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Thank you for reading, and don’t forget to sign up for the giveaway!

xx Jodie

Lunch Pails & Lipstick Love Butterscotch Blankees

Hi Everyone,

One of our favorite lifestyle blogs Lunch Pails & Lipstick recently wrote a very nice article about our blankets. This blog is fantastic for all things mommy, curated and edited by three really cool women. You all should definitely check them out! They write fabulous and up to date articles about fashion, beauty, food, fitness, and much more!

Read the article here or below.

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My kids have also been loving our new butterscotch blankees throw.  They use it while playing games & dolls and every night fight over who gets to sleep with it. We LOVE this company that has been seen in US Weekly magazine!  They make personalized kid’s items including blankets, beanies and scarves.  They are amazingly soft and wash super well!

This week Butterscotch Blankees has 10% off for our readers!
Go to http://www.butterscotchblankees.com to see all their great stuff.  Code: lunchpails
These make fantastic gifts too!
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Thank you again Lunch Pails & Lipstick and thank you all for reading!

xx Jodie

Butterscotch Blankees Interview with Dual Show

Hi Everyone!

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to “sit down” with  from one of our favorite lifestyle sites Dual Show. Read the full interview below!

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Family is important, no question. But for Jodie Roth of Butterscotch Blankees (we love that name, by the way), family was her biggest inspiration. Butterscotch Blankees all started when Roth was looking for something snuggly and trendy to accent her son’s nursery. Not finding anything she liked online, Roth did what creative geniuses do best—she designed her own, and now her custom blankets and pillows are certainly getting noticed.

With the start of a new year, Butterscotch Blankees is expanding its line of knitwear. Currently, you can find an amazing collection of blankets, pillows, stroller throws, hats, scarves, sweaters and dresses for your little ones. Already, that’s a pretty impressive list of cuddly accessories; but Roth isn’t stopping there. Later this year, Butterscotch Blankees expects to launch an entire bedding collection to help turn a whole bedroom into a snuggle space.

To get to know Roth a little bit better, we thought we’d share her 15 Life Lessons because, let’s face it, mamma generally knows best, and Roth has some great motherly words of wisdom.

Life Lessons from Jodie Roth of Butterscotch Blankees

1. Try to always live in the moment.

2. Do some form of exercise 30 minutes a day.

3. Listen and learn.

4. Always have a great cashmere wrap to throw over any outfit to go from day to night.

5. Follow your heart, not your mind.

6. Follow your passion to start a business. It will get you further.

7. Treat yourself once a month to a “splurge” item.

8. Great ideas come when you least expect them.

9. Obsessed with monogram ANYTHING.

10. The perfect bag dresses up any outfit.

11. Woman should wear a man’s watch.

12. Finding your inner strength takes patience.

13. When speaking to someone, always look them in the eye.

14. Be your own brand.

15. Honesty and humility are key to life.

Thats all folks! Thanks for reading.

xx Jodie

New Butterscotch Blankees Bedding Line!

Hi Everyone!

Very exciting news! Butterscotch Blankees will be releasing a new line of monogrammed bedding for you monogram enthusiasts out there, including pillows, sheets, comforters, and blankets. The styles pictured below are just the tip of the iceberg as all styles will be available in numerous fonts and colors. Bedding can serve as a fabulous wedding gift or housewarming gift for family and loved ones.  They will be up on the website for purchasing soon! I heard this quote the other day and thought I would share:

“My sheets are monogrammed, so is my silverware and pretty much everything else I own.

My rule is, if it’s not moving — monogram it!”

– Reese Witherspoon

Reese, we coulding agree more!!

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Thank you for reading!

xx Jodie

Butterscotch Blankees Announces New Bedding Line!

Hi Everyone,

We at Butterscotch Blankees would like to thank all of our supporters who have helped up get where we are today. I never expected to grow my idea into a career and a successful business, but look at us now! We love to provide the highest in quality and style to our clients, and so the dream continues. We have decided to add on to our Blankee business, and try to take on something new and exciting!

Presenting the first draft of our new bedding line…

We hope you like it, and any feedback is encouraged!

xx Jodie