'Lina Bean's blog about everything from Accessorizing your Sprout to life with young children.

Friday, August 28, 2009

lifetimemoms.com "Mom of the Week"

We are very excited around here~ there is a lot going on with a 3rd Birthday, launching new product next week, and, oh yeah- a baby due in 4 weeks!!! To top off all that excitement I was picked for lifetimemoms.com "Mom of the week", pretty exciting stuff.

Week of August 24, 2009

Caroline Ritter, PA


Caroline Ritter, PA

As the youngest of three girls, my first room was my mothers’ sewing room. At age 12 I was ready and my mother taught me to sew, it soon became my passion.

I graduated from Philadelphia’s Moore College of Art and Design and received honors from Saks Fifth Avenue, Women’s Wear Daily and others. I moved on to design teams with Chado- Ralph Rucci, Lilly Pulitzer, Anthropologie, and J Crew- all natural stepping stones to my formation of ‘Lina Bean. After many years working for others, the birth of my first child was the perfect time for me to launch my own line. What better than my childhood nickname for my children’s accessories company...’Lina Bean was born in spring of ‘07.

Since ‘Lina Bean’s launch, I have been enjoying the opportunity to raise my son, stay home, and have a challenging creative outlet in my business. My son and business are a good balance and I thoroughly enjoy the opportunity to have both in my life. As a designer turned mom I strive to have each piece of my line functional, practical and polished. My second son is due at the end of September and I am looking forward to the new excitement that this will add to our lives.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

One Day Sale


Monday, August 24, 2009

Birthday SALE

To Celebrate my son's 3rd Birthday we will be offering 30% off the entire site all day on August 26th. 1 day only no coupon code needed...
Happy shopping!

Friday, August 14, 2009


I have been trying to figure out what we were going to put on the walls in the newest addition's room and I think I have found it (or rather, them).

They will go perfectly with the brown and white feeling we have in the room. I'll add shots of his room once it is more complete.

Thursday, August 13, 2009


I came across this blog on Daily Candy this morning and just had to share. Eensies is a blog about well...they describe it best- learning outside of the classroom. It has simple concepts and is very easy to digest. With our 3 year old off to preschool this year I think I will be on this site often.

Happy learning...

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Win it before you can buy it!

Win it before you can buy it.
We are having a contest to win a new blanket or matching bib and burp cloth in one of our new fabrics. (They won't be available for purchase until September). To enter simply do one of the following- the more you do the more chances you have to win!

1. Sign up for the newsletter
2. Follow us on twitter
3. Tweet about the contest
4. Comment on our blog
5. Email us a picture of your little one with their favorite 'Lina Bean item. info@linabean.net
6. Become a fan of 'Lina Bean on facebook.

Devon Eggshell Devon Peony Devon Sky Hannah Peony

Joseph Sky Matt Chocolate Penelope Eggshell Penelope Peony

Sarah Peony Tobias Sky Vaughn Chocolate Vaughn Eggshell

Contest Begins August 6th and ends August 13th.