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When we say "made with love", we really mean it...

Posted on April 05, 2013 by Charmaine Baan | 0 Comments

This story is really about my amazing mother, a grandma of eight and the original creator of our beautiful Pomelo Tote bags.  She has been an accomplished seamstress for as long as I can remember, and has always enjoyed sharing her craft with others.  When my cousins started having babies a few years ago , my mom started making diaper bags for all of them...

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Posted in diaper bags, embroidery, pomelo totes

BeadforLife: a noble cause

Posted on March 14, 2013 by Charmaine Baan | 0 Comments

 

I was instantly hooked on the shea butter products and loved the colorful beaded bracelets and necklaces.  I liked them even more when I heard the story behind BeadforLife.  They are a non profit organization based out of Colorado that helps lift women and their families out of poverty throughout war-torn Uganda...We support Beadforlife products for obvious reasons, but why shea butter for babies?

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Posted in BeadforLife, moisturizing, skin care, sustainability

The story behind our dribble bibs

Posted on March 04, 2013 by Charmaine Baan | 1 Comment

 

I really wanted to make something that looked more like an accessory than a bib, a baby scarf of sorts.  I found that having the fabric drape a little at the neck really worked to absorb the liquid right away, closer to the source, which really helped keep everything else nice and dry.  After coming up with a design I liked, I began an eight month long search for the perfect fabric combination...

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Posted in bamboo, bibs, fabric, organic

Our fabric choices

Posted on February 27, 2013 by Charmaine Baan | 0 Comments

 

In designing Hey Pomelo products, we searched far and wide to source the best quality fabrics possible.  Not only are they aesthetically pleasing to look at and touch, they also exceed our criteria for absorbency and ease of care.  Our goal is to make products that can hold up to whatever baby throws (up) at it and, with the proper care, will last for years to come...

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Posted in bamboo, cotton, fabric, organic, polyfleece, product care, sustainability

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