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Houston moms…do we have a treat for you today! We are continuing on with our Shop Small. Support Moms. series, and today we have some of our favorite mompreneurs from right here in HOUSTON sharing their small businesses and some great deals with you. I don’t know about you, but I love having the opportunity to support a local mama that is getting out there and making her business dreams come true. Now, get off of those big store sites and just look at all these unique gift ideas from our Houston Mompreneurs!


SmboutiqueCalling all moms of girly girls! If you are into all things vintage and shabby chic, then get ready to deck your little fashionista out at Smboutique! Smboutique has unique clothing and accessories for any occasion. Whether you are looking to style your little one for a newborn photo shoot, picking out a beautiful gown for a christening or baptism, or any other fabulous event – they have the perfect outfit for you. And to top it off, they can create a made to match headband for any outfit you choose! Their mission is to provide everyone with the most rewarding shopping experience. And I’ll tell you what, the mama that created this shop has a gem on her hands. This is not a shop you want to pass up!

The Little Crane Smocked Shoppe

The Little CraneSarah and Jessica are best cousins, friends, and Houston Moms Blog contributors that started The Little Crane two years ago because they were spending all of their secret cash stashes on clothes for their kids and thought they should just sell these adorable outfits themselves!  The Little Crane launched in January of 2012, and they have been having a ball keeping kids all over the country dressed in precious southern sweetness ever since.  The Little Crane offers children’s smocked, monogrammed, and appliqued clothing at prices you will love.  They sell bubbles, dresses, jon jons, longalls, shorts, t-shirts, polos…they’ve got it all, y’all!  And exclusively for this series, they have set up an album over on their Facebook page with this adorable holiday dress and shirt you see to the left.  And if you include HMB in the comments – you get FREE shipping.  Double win.

Sarah Haywood :: NeriumAD

NeriumADSarah Haywood {a Brand Partner with NeriumAD} is so excited to be sharing her company with you today! NeriumAD is the flagship, age-defying skincare treatment product of Nerium International. NeriumAD has provided amazing results to not only Sarah, but many of her friends as well! It has been proven to have results, such as dramatically reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, discoloration, uneven skin texture, enlarged pores, and aging or loose skin . Women or men, old or young, NeriumAD can provide REAL results for you. If you are shopping for a loved one, gift sets are available that include the NeriumAD Age-Defying Treatment, NeriumAD Day Cream, and Live Happy magazine. Or, if you sign up as a preferred customer for the NeriumAD combo before the end of the year and remain a preferred customer for three consecutive months, you can receive the day cream for FREE for LIFE! Sarah is excited to answer any questions you may have. Let her help you get on the road to looking younger and feeling better about your skin today!

dianna l hall Photography

dianna l hall photographyWhat better gift can you give to yourself and loved ones than that of pictures capturing beautiful memories of your children? Dianna is an amazing photographer and mama in the Houston/Galveston area who prides herself on being a portrait and lifestyle photographer with a fun, fresh, and modern approach to telling your story. When you book a session with Dianna, you can expect beautiful imagery and the highest quality of prints and products. Your session will be fun, casual, playful, and carefree. All you will need to do is be you, let your kids be themselves, and allow her to capture memories you will treasure. Contact dianna l hall Photography today and take advantage of her 40% off Christmas Sale!  And then let your imagination run wild with all that you can do with such beautiful images – holiday cards, canvas prints, gallery walls, the list is endless…

Lazy Owl Boutique

Lazy Owl Boutique 3Lazy Owl Boutique launched on Etsy by mompreneur and designer Janet LeBlanc in 2011 as a creative outlet outside of the cubical walls of her accounting job. Handcrafted right here in Houston, Lazy Owl offers affordable and fun jewelry for all ages. Janet creates versatile, everyday pieces that incorporate bright colors and vintage flair. Shop Lazy Owl on Facebook this Christmas to find perfect, one-of-a-kind gifts for all the ladies on your list. From tiny colorful rosette studs {and totally nickel-free!} for cute little ears, to sparkly retro glam Swarovski earrings for mom – they have beautiful pieces for everyone. And guess what…for all Houston Moms Blog readers, shop Lazy Owl Boutique before December 31, 2013 and get 20% off any purchase of $15 or more. Just enter HOUSTONMOMS at checkout!


ThreadMoms – if you have yet to discover Thread, a stylish kids’ resale shop in the heart of The Heights on 19th Street, you are missing out! Owners Kari Burdick and Rebecca Clemmer first dreamed of owning their own retail store while studying retail merchandising at UT in Austin. After each having two children and seeing how quickly the grow and how many gently used items they had around their homes, they created Thread. This precious shop has the charm of its historic surroundings and offers adorable, affordable pieces you will not find at your second-hand store around the corner. Thread offers high end brands in sizes newborn to 14. They carry shoes, accessories, books, and even toys! In addition, they also offer new items including :: eeBoo, Early Rider, Chewbeads, and much more! Follow them on Facebook to see new items that are entering the store daily. Then, head on over to Thread between December 1st – 31st, mention you read about them on HMB, and receive 25% off your purchase. {Offer applies to full price items only and some restrictions will apply.}

The Good Life by RoxyB

The Good Life by RoxyBThe Good Life by RoxyB is a fitness business aimed at making a healthy lifestyle doable for EVERYONE! RoxyB is a certified personal trainer, prenatal/postpartum fitness instructor, and Beachbody coach with a kinesiology degree and real-world fitness experience. She offers various fitness services in the form of group classes, personal training, and online coaching. And because she is a HUGE proponent of the idea that fitness is a means to becoming healthier and happier, she includes nutrition help, recipes, workout program design, lifestyle consulting, motivational coaching, and full support along the way! Roxy believes that taking care of our bodies is a way of life for not only our own sake but for the sake of our sweet little ones too. You can follow her on her blog, Facebook, or Twitter / Instagram {@roxybgoodlife}! Contact Roxy today to find out more about her AMAZING holiday deals  including meal planning specials, free gift cards with any Beachbody purchase, BOGO workout program designs, discount Shakeology samples, and a free backpack with any purchase! Hurry – deals run now through December 14th!

Name Crosses

Name Crosses 3When it comes to gifts of the heart, Name Crosses are at the top of the list! From a distance, Name Crosses appear to be a decorative art print. Up close, it becomes clear that Name Crosses are created by forming names, dates, and inspirational quotes into the shape of a cross. Every Name Cross is both personal and unique. Their personalized prints are a unique way to acknowledge baptisms, weddings, anniversaries, and all of life’s wonderful moments. The crosses can also be used to honor the special people in our lives, such as a cross composed of the names of grandchildren or family members. Name Crosses are printed in black ink on 110lb acid free cardstock with FREE SHIPPING on all orders. And guess what – all Houston Moms blog readers will be sent a 5×7 Birth Story Christmas Tree when they mention HMB when placing an order.  How amazing of a Christmas gift would that make?

A Fine Flourish

A Fine Flourish 3Jenny is a Houston mom who found her love of doodling and handwriting as a young girl. She created A Fine Flourish after planning her own wedding, having a baby, and falling in love with all aspects of making small details stand out. At A Fine Flourish, Jenny specializes in calligraphy and custom paper products. She can create everyday items such as Christmas cards and invitations to more formal items like wedding invitations, envelopes, and place cards. Recently, she started holding calligraphy workshops to give tips and tricks as well! She can assist you with any custom order and aims to create the exact look you desire for your next event. Follow A Fine Flourish on Facebook here or on Instagram and Twitter using @afineflourish. And for all HMB readers, she is offering 20% off her ENTIRE shop this Monday and Tuesday only! Use code HoustonMoms at check out!

Cherry Street Antiques

Cherry Street Antiques 3Cherry Street Antiques is a family owned business in the heart of Old Town Tomball that features the collections of over twenty dealers. Each and every person involved in Cherry Street Antiques has a true passion for the history and story that each item in the store represents. They love to imagine the lives that every beautiful piece of furniture, jewelry, toys, and the other items represent as well as the story that will continue to grow as the items find their new homes. The store has a wide variety of antiques that include furniture, nautical, ‘man-tiques’, toys, outdoor, and anything else that you could imagine! Head on over to Cherry Street Antiques, sales for the month of December can vary from dealer to dealer…but nearly every item is open to negotiations. Don’t forget to like them on Facebook for new pictures and happenings at Cherry Street Antiques!

What a great time of year to not only support small businesses – but also our local MOMS! Now start shopping for your loved ones, make a list for yourself, and remember these sweet shops all year long.  And if you need a reminder of where to shop this holiday season, just look on our right sidebar at all of the local businesses and mompreneurs that we love!!


  1. Love this list of amazing local mamas who are changing our community! (And so excited about all of the awesome deals they are offering too!!)


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