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Christmas Gift Guide ~ By Blessed Nest


We have created our first Christmas Gift Guide! Included in our shopping guide are little treasures we have discovered this past year and of course our Blessed Nest organic goodies!

Our Blessed Nest Christmas Guide includes simple treats for your family and friends. Our products are educational, sustainable and good for family, and the enviroment!

All companies listed are lovingly made in the USA and or practice fair trade.

The Organic Nest Egg ~take along pillow

The little extra something you need to use with your Nesting Pillow or on its own, The Nest Egg gives support for your head, arm, breast, or for a little extra height under baby's head. Toddlers love it for sleeping, sitting or to make car rides cozier. It's small and lightweight enough to take along for support and comfort on the go!


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The Organic Nesting Pillow~

a %of Nesting Pillow sales through 12/31/08 will be donated to the Odette Family Health Fund

The Nesting Pillow is so much more than just a nursing pillow, but it is the best nursing pillow available. The unique properties of the buckwheat hull filling make it possible to move it around like a bean bag to find the perfect position, and then the little pyramid-shaped hulls interlock together to conform to the shape and hold the position you need. Plus, the organic materials we use allow air to circulate to keep everyone cool and comfortable.

The Nesting Pillow is about 30” wide, 16” deep and 5” high, quarter moon-shaped, and is filled with organic buckwheat hulls. It is made of organic cotton canvas, with a removable, washable slipcover made of organic cotton French Terry and cotton print fabrics. Extra slipcovers are also available.

$ 87.00

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Med Basics~

Nothing is more important than your baby's safety.

Our dear friends, Tara and Luke Hermann started MedBasics so that a moment of panic can be a moment of action when every second counts. As parents and medical professionals (Tara is an RN and a certified CPR Instructor and Luke is an Emergency Room Physician), they created an easy to understand, step-by-step guide to responding to the most common emergencies and put it in a clever cover that hangs on a hook or stroller so you always know where to find it. There is even a place to keep medical records and other vital information.

Make sure you (or whoever happens to be caring for your child) really can be your baby's hero!

At home or on the go, these are way more than just books...


Shop Baby Med Basics OR Blessed (under Baby Safety)

Eli's Lids~

Designed and handmade by mom Kara-Noel Lawson, these aren't your average caps and beanies. Constructed to fit babies 0-1 & kids 1-5.

It is snug enough and stretchy. This hat will grow with your child. Kara-Noel, has designed a truly sustainable hat. My kids won't take their's off.

$20.00 Her early gift to you. On sale through Christmas for $16.50

Shop Eli's

Piggy paint~

Non-toxic, Odorless, Water-based formula, Hypoallergenic, Fun, vibrant colors~ The best nail polish for your little girl!

Dries to a hard, durable finish

Piggy Paint™ is specially formulated from God’s natural ingredients and dries to a hard, durable finish. There are no toxic chemicals; it’s free of formaldehyde, toluene, phthalates, biphenyl A, ethyl acetate and acetone.

Say good-bye to harsh, smelly chemicals and hello to Piggy Paint™…it’s as Natural as Mud!

$26.50 gift set of 3 nail polish


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I've been looking for a new Safe Sippy for my two girls. I've decided this is my favorite. They are really past sippy age but I want a cup for the car and travel that is just their size! The Klean Kanteen Safe Sippy is my favorite. Donna

Every new parent wants to make sure their baby’s environment is as healthy as possible. Klean Kanteen can help with that. We designed a special adapter that works with Avent’s™ patented sippy cup spout so you can put your energy into the important stuff like bedtime stories and teaching junior to say “mama” and “dahdah”, not worrying about whether your child’s bottle is leaching chemicals.

BPA and PVC FREE - Just like every other Klean Kanteen, our 12 oz bottle is made from 100% recyclable, high-quality, food- grade stainless steel so it doesn’t need a special lining like some other metal bottles. It’s completely BPA-free and won’t leach chemicals, toxins, or funky flavors into your baby’s water or juice. It’s designed for small hands, making it easy to hold. And the large-mouth makes cleaning as simple as a quick scrub with soap and water or a rinse in the dishwasher.



The Secret Keeper Girl Books for tweens~

The brand new Secret Keeper Girl fiction books are brought under Dannah's successful Secret Keeper Girl product, a kit that features interactive mother/daughter dates to discuss issues of beauty and fashion. The series, meant to teach family values and biblical truth through hilarious fiction, is comprised of four books. The four middle school girls, who meet during school detention and form a club -- the Secret Keeper Girls -- support each other through the trials and tribulations of tween life. Each book follows the life of one of the four girls:

set of 4 books $30.00 or $7.99 each


Eco-Friendly Families~

Going Green is a family affair thoroughly explored in
Eco-Friendly Families. Not just a book to be read by
parents, this guide can be enjoyed by everyone in the family.

This guide translates complicated global issues into
straightforward language and engaging activities.

Suggestions on taking a family’s green inventory, an eco-inspired calendar that helps manage green goal setting, and a room by room eco-redesign all contribute to making households environmentally sound; having every member of the family have a hand in accomplishing these ideas makes homes eco-friendly. Reducing, reusing and recycling, innovative alternatives for marking milestones and celebrating holidays, and detailed directions for accomplishing activity's goals are presented with the whole family in mind, making this a guide that goes beyond the basics. From a toddler's first green steps to greening a teen's trendy lifestyle, your family will be inspired to see going green as a way of life that evolves, not just a to-do checklist that ends.
Together, you can all take eco-actions that help the planet, save money and preserve energy while making memories whose effects extend far beyond your own backyard

Helen Coronato has listed our Eco- Friendly, organic Nesting Pillow in her book Eco-Friendly Families! Thank you Helen from Blessed Nest!




Itsabelly's guide~ going green wih baby

Itsabelly's Guide to Going Green with Baby is the first book to evaluate eco-friendly baby gear and to educate parents about organic and natural family living. We'll tell you why it is important to go green, how to do it without breaking the bank, and give you a list of mom-approved green products for baby.

▪ More than 300 product reviews of eco-friendly baby gear and necessities. We cover it all from slings to strollers, bottles to skin care products, clothes and nursery furniture
▪ Expert opinion and insight on living a more natural life, including articles by Dr. Sears, Earth Mama Angel Baby, Under the Nile, The Soft Landing and Organic Exchange
▪ Simple and practical Eco-Mom Tips from real mothers practicing green living
▪ Discover how to go green on a budget and what products are important to choose natural
▪ Learn about non-toxic feeding products, organic apparel, sustainable wood and natural skin care products
▪ Make shopping for eco-friendly products easier. Decipher product labels with our green dictionary, green label and organic certification chapters

Blessed Nest Organic Nesting Pillow is listed as one of Itsabelly's going green baby Mom approved products!


Shop at Blessed (under extras)



the Jesus Storybook Bible~

Every story whispers His name

Beautifully illustrated childrens Bible!







Compost~ Growing Gardens From Your Garbage

By Linda Glasser is a wonderful book on the process of making compost. This little book was first printed in the 60's. We found this little treasure at the Library. What a great Eco gift. Live a sustainable lifestyle..


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SoulSister Designs

Offering ongoing inspiration, last minute printable gifts and/or desktop delight. For very best results, print these files at the highest quality settings on your printer with the same care you would give to your finest photo-printing projects. Namaste, Jen Lemen

Each download, no matter the size, is $5

more designs available (I' m heading over to buy and frame them for my daughters room)

Shop Jen




Recycled Holiday Cards



$12.00 - $90.00

Welcome to the wonderful world of holiday cards, done only as Jen Lemen and CoolPeopleCare can do them.

These select images, taken from the second New Day Poster, communicate to the recipient that you hope their holiday season is one that’s full of hope, peace, love, faith and a better tomorrow. Cards are blank inside so you can write your own message.

All cards are printed on recycled paper in the heart of East Nashville, and include envelopes.

Cards and envelopes measure approximately 4”x6” and will easily hold a 4”x6” photograp

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Shop to make a difference

Our challenge: When asked what YOU would like for Christmas simply say, "Christmas is not my birthday." Ask your friends and family to donate your gift to a chosen organization or family in need.

"shop better and buy stuff for friends and family that make a difference."

"Because we all know that unless you're Jimmy Buffet, Jesus, or Conrad Hilton, Christmas is not your birthday. And, we also know that every step we take to save the planet is a good one. And, we know that the current economic environment didn't magically make our gift list any shorter."

Cool People

Donate: Blessed Nest choose the Odette Family Health Fund

Take the time to read Odette's story. You will be Blessed!


Trees Instead Holiday Gift Card


Holiday Cards
Go Green on this Holiday Season send your
Christmas or Hanukkah cards + one tree planted in honor of the receiver(s). Turn your Holiday cards into an eco friendly gift. A treewill be planted in the their Name. This Green gift shows your originality and ecoconscience. the Tree will be planted in your selected US State, Canada, Israel or the Amazon. Your loved one will receive an elegant Card, with your Name & Family as the sender(s), Tree number & receiver Name(s).You can use one of our card designs or send your own PDF or even your family Portrait.You email us the names of your honorees & the message you want on the cards and we add the tree number, so receivers can find the tree location online.


ONLY $4.99 ea
In Israel $5.99 ea
Minimum order of 20 cards

 SHOP    Trees Instead Holiday Card


Shop friends of Blessed Nest for more holiday goodies made in the USA or practicing fair trade!


Enter "Tweet" at check out for 10% off purchase at:




Have a wonderful Christmas and a joy filled New Year!

L ove, to the moon and back

Heather,Donna & Sierra













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Reader Comments (2)

These are great!! The "Christmas is not your birthday" is very inspiring.

November 17, 2008 | Unregistered CommenterKara Noel

are very beautiful and well made...Ideal for Christmas

June 19, 2010 | Unregistered Commentergerovital h3

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