Latest posts by Jennifer Boykin (see all)
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Being an Alaskan Mom myself, I understand the necessity to have your baby tucked in close to you while #OptOutside– ing the Last Frontier. Well thanks to this Incredibly Crafty Mountain-Mama, now you can!
The Mountain Mama Acadia Maternity and Nursing Poncho was created by our Alaska Mamas for the sake of convenience & necessity while spending lots of time in the Alaskan Outdoors with her kids and nursing baby. This hoodie is cozy, warm, and discreet for nursing, and even has a kangaroo pouch in the perfect spot. The collar is open enough to check up on baby without exposing “the girls”. And for an added touch of Alaska- this model features moose antler embellished buttons. (via Mountain Mama Originals)
What an Accomplishment to be recently awarded Soldotna, Alaska Small Business Of The Year! And to believe they started in the basement of their water heater room. Nowadays you can visit them at their darling little boutique in Soldotna, or send a private facebook message to have fun playing with color swatches and designs for your custom made tunics, leggings, and more. (via Mountain-Mama-Originals)
Mountain-Mama-Originals has a clear goal: “to expand their line of fun functional clothing for Alaskan Mama’s.” They believe, “It’s not just clothing, It’s Commissioned Art.” You can find their booth, set-up-shop, at Alaskan Festivals. If you like what you see, you can enter their monthly giveaways on facebook and they ask that you…
“Join their passion for clothing that strengthen woman’s beauty and equips them [with the tools] to embark on life’s adventures.” Who says utility and style can’t be all-inclusive? Because we owe it to ourselves.
Check out this darling (I’m going to call it) “Forrest Friend” lightweight Tunic (via Mountain-Mama-Originals)
More About the Artist:
“I came by my love for sewing and design naturally; my maternal grandmother loved to browse the fabric stores and sew for her grandchildren. My grandmother lived a distance from my family, but she would send boxes of homemade outfits for me and my siblings. The dresses had amazing detail with lace and fancy buttons. They were durable, beautiful and intricate and could be handed down to me, the third girl…” [continue reading on Mountain-Mama-Originals facebook page]
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