Look of the Month: November (The Gettin’ Cozy Edition!)

‘Tis the season to be cozy! The crisp fall air and changing leaves inspire us to reach for our scarves and sweaters. Layering is the name of the game this November, for grown-ups and goslings alike.

Check out Semaiah and her little brother Carter as they show off how cute and cozy can go from outdoors to indoors in a flash.

Semaiah’s Oilily dress (size 7/8, $11.95) and Mini Boden velour leggings (size 7/8, $1.50) are showcased on our back-by-popular-demand Brands You Love rack. They pair perfectly with baby blue Uggs (size 13, $14.00) and a Bobbie Brooks faux fur shag vest (size 10, $4.95.)  Carter is rocking a Baby Boden long-sleeved tee (size 18 months, $5.95) with cozy Zutano fleece pants ( 18months, new w/tags $7.95) An organic cotton jacket by Earth Creations (size 2, $8.95) and Zutano bear hat (new w/ tags, $3.95) keep him extra warm.

Back inside, Semaiah and Carter soften up their looks with sweaters and slippers.  Semaiah’s mottled duster is by Gracie (size 8, $9.95) and Carter’s owl cowl is by Cherokee (size 18 months, $5.95.)  Semaiah’s monkey slippers are by Garnet Hill (available in size 12 AND 13, $8.95) and Carter’s star booties are by Robeez ($12.95) and they’re snuggled up on one of the many cozy chairs available at Mimi’s Attic!

Are you lacking in layers?  Let the Goose help you stock up, because there’s no such thing as too warm and cozy!

Look of the Month: Halloween Edition!

Happy almost Halloween, goslings and goblins! Are you ready for a night full of candy and costumes? This month’s models certainly are! Meet Penelope and Evangeline, who were kind enough to showcase just a few of our large selection of Halloween costumes. And right now, all costumes and accessories are on sale for 15% off!

First up, the girls go under the sea! Penelope is giving us life as a mermaid (size 6, $7.99), and Evie is serving up warm and fuzzy as the most adorable walrus (size 12 months, $10.95!)  Penny’s mermaid shoes are sold separately as part of a set (3 pairs of princess shoes for $7.99.)

Next up, the cutest woodland creatures you ever did see! Check out Penny the Bear (size 4, $7.95) and Evie the Frog (size 3-6 months, $6.99)!

When it comes to Halloween, there’s always time for clowning around!  Pictured below: Clown dress (size 5, $6.95), tights ($1.95), red fedora ($3.95) and Hanna Andersson clogs (size 11.5, $24.95.)

Do we have the spooky, sassy, fun, and funky looks your kiddos need? Come find out, and happy haunting!

Share the warmth of the season at Mama Goose!

Through October 12th, you can help the students of BJM Elementary by donating your gently-used winter gear – coats, gloves, scarves, boots – right here at Mama Goose! If you buy a coat at the Goose to donate to the drive, you’ll save 20% on all outerwear you purchase! It’s the perfect time to stock up for your goslings and share the warmth with a child in need. BUY A COAT, SHARE THE WARMTH, AND SAVE! 

All donations will go directly to the BJM Coat Swap program, providing much needed winter gear to those who may not otherwise be able to afford it. Shopping feels even sweeter when you’re doing it for a great cause.

Look of the Month: September (Back to School Edition!)

We made it! After months of camp schedules, mosquito bites, and the never-ending search for dry towels, September is here. Once again, those glorious angels of education we call teachers are opening their arms to our kids for another school year.  All we have to do is dress ’em up and drop ’em off!

This month we had a fine looking family of kids to show off how great back to school can look.

Before heading back to school, Lexi, Marcus, Aidan and Lehigh took some time out of their end of summer schedules to show off some back to school looks for us!

Marcus is rocking an OshKosh button-down (size 8, $3.50) with Mini Boden shorts (size 10, $4.95) and autumnal colored New Balance sneakers (size 5, $9.95.) Mixing patterns and colors is a great way to make a fashionable first impression!

 

 

Lexi is pairing a Cherokee dress (size 7/8, $6.95) with a Ralph Lauren sweater (size 6, $6.95) and glittery Stuart Weitzman flats (size 2, $9.95.) Just because you’ve got to go to school, it doesn’t mean you have to dull your sparkle – I mean, check out those shoes!

 

 

Lehigh’s green button-down is by Nautica (size 6, $1.95), his cargo pants are Cat & Jack (size 6, $4.95) and his shoes are Old Navy(size 1, $4.95.) The classic lines and colors of this outfit may say business, but that face is all play!

 

 

Last but not least, Aidan is wearing a Gap polo (size 8, $1.50) and H&M shorts (size 8, $2.95) with Sperry loafers (size 3, $12.95.) This look has that effortless Americana chic that’s perfect for the first day, but harkens back to summer fun on the water and in the sand.

 

 

Of course, no back to school look is complete without a backpack! Pictured below, from left to right: super cool skull and crossbones ($5.95), the perfect bag for your sports nut ($6.95), a precious Pottery Barn unicorn ($9.95) and Buxton knapsack ($6.95.)

What are your kiddos hitting the hallways in? We want to see your first day looks! Read more about our Back to School contest here!

 

BACK-TO-SCHOOL FLASH SALE!

Make sure the goslings are back-to-school ready with great savings at Mama Goose! SAVE 10% ON THE ENTIRE STORE – NO EXCLUSIONS! You’ll save on clothes, shoes, our incredible stock of winter outerwear and boots, and so much more! While you’re in the store, enjoy some refreshments and enter our raffle for a chance to win an incredible gift basket full of products from Mama Goose and our sister store, Mimi’s Attic!
 
This weekend only, September 1-2! We’ll see you at the Goose!

It’s HOT out there, Mama!

With temperatures still high and humidity ever present, movin’ and shakin’ can be uncomfortable for parents and baby alike. Lucky for us, innovations in babywearing and travel accessories have made traveling with baby easier for all parties!

In summer temps, a lighterweight and more breathable carrier is key to happy and healthy babies, and calm and dry parents. Major carrier brands have answered the call with active models that keep baby safe, keep mama or papa cool, and look great doing it.

This lime green ErgoBaby Sport carrier ($40) is made from a poly-cotton blend, giving it a lighter-weight feel without sacrificing durability. This carrier features a vent, allowing more air to circulate around baby, and has a detachable hood to debulk the area around baby’s head. Adjustable to front inward carry, hip carry, and back carry, the ErgoBaby Sport lets baby hit the trails or the aisles of Target with the same ease.

The ErgoBaby Performance Carrier (in grey, $80) is the ultimate carrier for super active moms and dads. Featuring a lightweight fabric with mesh lining, it’s ideal for outdoor sports and activities. Its durable, water-repellant outer layer provides protection from the elements and the contoured shoulder straps keep baby close. This is the ideal carrier to explore the gorges and hiking trails of the beautiful Finger Lakes!

Hitting the beach? This Boba Air carrier ($35) is super portable and breathable in all the right places! Made from an ultralight nylon material, the carrier is self storing and super easy to wipe clean. Toss this right into your backpack or beach bag, and your little one can nap or nurse on the go with ease. Any mess shakes or wipes right off and boom – back into your bag it goes!

But what about when your little one is travelling on wheels? How do you keep baby from becoming a sweaty mess while riding in the stroller or car seat?

On the left, Manito’s Breathe 3D Mesh insert for stroller or car seat ($15) is designed to keep cool air in in the summer, and warm air in the winter. Incredibly easy to install, it is cushioned throughout to keep baby extra comfy and cool.

On the right, this Meeno Babies Cool Mee car seat liner ($1.99) promotes airflow between your child’s body and their seat. Removable and easy to wash, Cool Mee car seat liners come with an velcro-adjustable headpiece that allows for horizontal or vertical orientation – whatever suits your gosling and their seat best!

Stay cool out there, mamas (and papas)!

Look of the Month: August, Bag Sale Edition!

Welcome to Look of the Month: Bag Sale Edition! Our clearance racks are chock full of adorable pieces, with new items being added every day. To celebrate the kick-off of back to school season and make room for incoming cold weather fashions, Mama Goose is having our annual Bag Sale! From Friday, August 10th through Sunday, August 12th, fill a bag with clearance clothing, shoes, and books for one flat price: $16 per bag Friday, $14 Saturday, and just $10 on Sunday. Check out some of the great looks created from these very racks – all available during this weekend’s sale!

Sweet sisters Talia and Tori were kind enough to show off some cute clearance combos and their cuddling skills!

 

Talia’s clearance outfit features Gap denim capris (size 7/8) with a striped cold shoulder knit top (size 8) over a teal camisole (size small) and Steve Madden ankle boots (size 5).  Little Miss Tori is wearing a Hanna Andersson skirt (size 12 months) and Samgami lace collared shirt (size 12 months) with Ruffle Butt tights and Michael Kors boots (size 6).

         

The clearance racks have something great for little guys too! Just ask Thomas, who is showing off a new w/ tags Joe Fresh polo priced at only $3.00 (size 5) and paired with organic cotton Little Green Radicals joggers (size 6- non-clearance.)

So join us this weekend at our Back to School Kick-off and see what combinations you can create at our annual Bag Sale!

It’s happening – seasons are changing at Mama Goose!

After 13 years of hosting our Coat Sale Extravaganza every September, we’ve decided to not have the Coat Sale this year (GASP!), but we’ve come up with a plan we think you will love! Yes, it is bittersweet saying goodbye to all the Coat Sale pomp & circumstance, but we’re super excited about our 2018 plan. Instead of a totally dramatic one-day reveal of our winter outerwear, we’re bringing it directly to our sales floor ASAP (along with our back-to-school clothes).What does this mean for you? You can stop by, stock up on what you need NOW – all in the comfort of our air conditioning, at your convenience. No long lines in the parking lot!

What should you expect?

  • Winter and back-to-school clothes hit the sales floor the first week in August!
  • Fall & Winter Buying begins August 6th!
  • Arriving soon! New products from brands like WigWam, SnowStoppers, Innobaby, and more!
  • Our All-New Back-to-School Season Kick-off Celebration Weekend, August 10-12!
    • Enjoy a bargain bag sale on clearance clothes. $16 per bag Friday, $14 per bag Saturday, and just $10 per bag on Sunday!
    • Enjoy 10% off all new and gently-used winter and fall outerwear (that’s coats, snow pants, jackets, boots, wool socks, hats, mittens – whatever winter outerwear we have in stock!)

Look of the Month: July

Trying to keep your cool in the summer heat? Stop by Mama Goose’s mid-summer sale and get your BOGO on! Not up on retail lingo? That’s buy one, get one 50% off! Let this month’s model Gemma offer a visual explanation.

This week, through July 15th, all dresses are buy one, get one 50% off. So, if Gemma bought the blue Isaac Mizrahi dress above (size 3, new w/ tags, $7.95), she could get the brown Baby Gap sundress (size 3, $3.95) at half off!  Or maybe, she could get an adorable floral Jelly the Pug dress (size 3, $6.95) and get a satin floral H&M tea dress (size 2. $3.95!) for half off.  She could even purchase a brand new Gymboree sundress (size 2, new w/ tags, $10.95) and get a red and white Le Top cap sleeved dress (size 4. $9.95) half off!

During this buy one, get one 50% off sale, the adorable combinations are practically endless! And if dresses aren’t your kiddo’s cup of tea, shorts and tanks are BOGO 50% off next week (July 16-22), followed by swimsuits marked down by 25% after that (July 23-29!)

Come in and BOGO with us!

Mama’s Summer Essentials Packing List!

Summer is finally in full swing, which means many of you are on your way to visit friends and family, go camping, visit our fabulous New York state parks and – if you’re lucky – getting some beach time! What do you need for your trip? We looked around the sales floor and gathered  a sampling of some of our favorite items for fun in the sun. What’s on your essential packing  list? Books? Toys? Sun hats? Yep – we got ’em!

  • Comfortable Sandals: Functional and fun Teva sandals will keep your gosling cool while providing all the support and stability little feet need. Plus, all Teva sandals are currently 15% off at Mama Goose!
  • Sunscreen and After-sun Care: We carry Badger products in the summer because we love the wide range of sun protection products for all levels of activity. And for the times when you miss a spot, Badger After Sun Balm will help to soothe your little one’s skin with certified natural ingredients.
  • A thin, soft hoodie: If you carry a nice, soft gently-used hoodie in your kids’ sizes, you’re golden! Perfect for cloudy days that turn into cool nights, the ability to zip up or down and the comfort of a hood make this the perfect piece for road trips.
  • Easy-on Sneakers: See Kai Run sneakers are perfect for running around your favorite amusement park or a slow stroll through a museum. The rugged rubber outsole provides traction and durability – great for developing feet.
  • Comfy, stretchy pants: Easy to toss in a bag, a pair or leggings or sweats are ideal for temperature changes and relaxed car rides. Layer them for warmth, or fashion – whatever is on your little one’s agenda.
  • Bug Spray: Let’s face it – bugs are everywhere in the warmer months. Badger’s Anti-Bug Shake & Spray uses all natural ingredients to repel pests without harsh smells or chemicals. It’s good for the skin, and bad for the bug.

Happy summer, Mamas! Let us help with your last minute vacation must-haves, so you can focus on the fun!

Looking for something fun to do a little closer to home? Check out Ithaca Family Fun for some great tips on happenings right here in our back yard!