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Follow along with nine of the most influential, trend-setting women in the blogosphere (and their babies!) as they fire up their fashion savvy and compete to style the most fabulous, original outfits around Sakura Bloom slings and key wardrobe pieces.

Here’s the really fun part and where you come in!  the Styleathon is a unique, interactive event designed to  spread the love to our customers and readers, with frequent opportunities to win the same items featured by your favorite bloggers!

Our Lovely Hostess: Leigh of Marvelous Kiddo

Head on over to The Sakura Bloom Styleathon now you are just in time to enter the Round 1 giveaway!

The babywearing group with the most tickets purchased in their name and thus the grand prize winner of a FULL COLLECTION (yes, that’s right: an. entire. wardrobe.) of Sakura Bloom slings is…

Pittsburgh Babywearers!!!

A big congratulations to all from Pittsburgh for their support of our Spread the Love benefit!  And, a huge thank you to all the dedicated babywearing groups out there.  We have been truly humbled by the outpouring of support from the babywearing community.

From all at Sakura Bloom, our deepest thanks to everyone who joined us to show your love and support of babywearing  We are especially grateful to our amazing retailers for their generous support and big hearts.

The individual winners of the thirty-six $100 gift cards to our fantastic retailers will be notified by email.  There’s going to be a lot of shopping this weekend!

Finally, we are thrilled to be able to support the most active babywearing groups around the world by providing them with a Sakura Bloom sling for their carrier libraries.  We believe in babywearing, we believe in the benefits and joys of baby carriers, and we believe in our slings—we’re honored to be able to share our passions with you all!

Babies. Parents. Community!  Babywearing groups around the world do incredible work introducing new parents to the joys of baby carriers.  We invite you to join us in an international fundraiser to benefit 60 of the world’s top babywearing groups.

Together with thirty-six of our amazing retailers worldwide (scroll down to see who!) we are thrilled to announce the Sakura Bloom Spread the Love Benefit.

Here’s how you can join in to Spread the Love and Win Big:

Purchase a $10 Spread The Love ticket. Each ticket enters you into a drawing to win one of thirty-six $100 gift certificates donated generously by our participating retailers—a total of $3,600!

All proceeds from the benefit will be used to provide each babywearing group with a silk Sakura Bloom sling for their lending library of baby carriers.

Tickets will be on sale February 1-14 and winners will be announced on Wednesday, February 17.

And….there’s a bonus! The babywearing group with the most tickets purchased in their name—just enter your group’s name in the comments box at checkout—will receive an entire wardrobe of Sakura Bloom slings!  What is a wardrobe of Sakura Blooms?  A big package from us containing our full range of linen and silk slings!

Buy a ticket or two (or as many as you’d like!) and show your support for babywearing groups here, there, and everywhere!

Head over to Adventures in Baby Wearing to check them out the videos that the moms from the Sakura Bloom Triathlon created!  Do you have a favorite?

Are you following along with the 7 lucky moms of the Sakura Bloom Triathlon?  Lots of fun!  We have just announced the winner of our Round 1 Challenge – The Interview.  Each mom had three questions to answer and the winner receives a $100 gift certificate to fawn&forest!

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  1. What first interested you in babywearing?
  2. How is your personality reflected in your parenting style?
  3. If you could spend a year traveling with your family, where would you go and why?

These interviews were beautiful!  Head over to Adventures in Babywearing to read their answers and find out who we chose as the winner!

Be sure to also follow along on each of our moms blogs!

Becca from Crunchy Yuppie

Brittany from 4 little men & girly twins

Danielle from DGVE Law

Donya from Crooked Eyebrow

Leigh from Marvelous Kiddo

Marcela from 8 year olds & Babies

Sara Sophia from tout-est-des-roses

Round 2 is the Photo Contest.  Stay tuned!

Our friend, Steph, from Adventures in Babywearing has just announced the lucky 7 mamas that will be participating in The Sakura Bloom Triathlon!

Go Now!

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sakura_160by600_animatedIn celebration of International Babywearing Week, September 21-28, Adventures in Babywearing presents The Sakura Bloom Triathlon sponsored by Fawn&Forest and Bravado Designs!

Are you ready for a Mommy Triathlon?  Adventures in Babywearing is looking for seven moms to try out three amazing Sakura Bloom slings, each for a two week period.  We want you to get to know these slings, to use them as part of your everyday life, and to share your results with us in three ways: through photos, video, and writing.  The mom who best represents the Sakura Bloom spirit of “the modern art of babywearing” will win a grand prize of a sustainable eco-luxury Sakura Bloom Luxe Collection Sling (msrp $540)!

So, first head over to Adventures in Babywearing enter to be one of the lucky seven moms and then grab one of these beautiful buttons created by Fawn&Forest!  Post it on your blog or anywhere you see fit and link it up to The Sakura Bloom Triathlon.  Help us celebrate International Babywearing Week by spreading the Babywearing Love!

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lic_slate_baby_slingOne of our favorite blogs is turning 1!  Yahoo!

PhD in Parenting is celebrating their first Blogiversary and to celebrate they are having a Scavenger Hunt!  First Prize?

A Sakura Bloom sling from our Silk Essential Collection in Licorice~SlateClick here to head over there now and start hunting!

also, here is a great review featuring our Licorice~Slate sling, loads of pictures!

Sakura Bloom is is kicking off Design Mom’s Mother’s Day Giveaway Week!

Win a baby sling from our Artisan Collection!  Head over to Design Mom and check it out.  The best part?  All you have to do to enter is leave a comment!

The giveaway is for today only (Monday May 4) so don’t wait!

Design Mom will be hosting giveaways and celebrating moms all week long, a new one each day.  How fun!

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