Chicago Celebrity, Jennifer Hudson Delivers Baby Boy; Chicago Gifting Company, Baby Swags Delivers Gifts

Academy Award Winner, Jennifer Hudson becomes a mom and receives gifts from fellow moms.

Jennifer Hudson Basket Photo

Plainfield, Il – October 5, 2009 – New Celebrity mom, Jennifer Hudson welcomed a son into her family and Baby Swags clients share in her joy by sending a basket full of mom-made products for the newest addition. Jennifer Hudson has taken on many roles in her lifetime, and her latest is “mom”. Jennifer is a American Idol contestant, Award winning actress and singer, who is best known for her Academy Award winning performance in the hit film, Dreamgirls, and Grammy Award winner for her debut album, “Jennifer Hudson”. Aside from her roles on screen, she is also now a working mom, which is something that many of the Baby Swags clients can relate to. With all the ups and downs she has experienced, Jennifer shows her strength in everything she does and is extremely respected on stage and off.

Baby Swags was started in 2006 as a way to help promote work at home moms and the products they create. Since then, Baby Swags has grown leaps and bounds from hosting gift suites, providing silent auction gift baskets to charities, talk show audience member giftings, local media coverage for their clients, national print exposure with celebrities using/wearing client products and more with a primary specialty of celebrity gifting. Baby Swags primarily provides exposure to new and small businesses who have limited marketing and advertising budgets. All products included are made out of love and passion, of course while maintaining the utmost quality.

The following companies provided gifts to new mom Jennifer Hudson:

* LibraKnits – http://www.libraknits.com – Available in Fall 2009, the Swingset Cap is the perfect mix of sun protection and fashion for babies on the go. Handmade in San Francisco from 100% organic cotton yarn, the Swingset Caps are available in nine different colors to meet the needs of every stylish baby.

* Coastal Cuties Gear – http://www.coastalcutiesgear.com – A soothing scent of lavender and chamomile that is safe for babies sensitive skin. This product is made with the environment in mind as well each label that is placed is made using recycled stone which is tree and water free, called Fiberstone ™.

* Adorable Diapers – http://www.adorablediapers.com – Personalized set of disposable diapers.

* BabykakesInk – http://www.babykakesink.com – Embroidered “My Mom Rocks” onesie.
“It was a true honor to provide this one of a kind gift basket for Jennifer Hudson and her new baby boy.” Stated Phyllis Pometta, owner of Baby Swags. “With Jennifer being a Chicago native, I felt a strong connection to this gifting, and she always exudes strength, passion and compassion in all that she does.” Pometta adds, “On behalf of Baby Swags and my clients, we wish her nothing but continued good health, happiness and success in the years to come.”

Baby Swags prides itself on providing excellent services to help gain recognition to fellow work at home moms and their products by providing celebrities with VIP gift bags, assisting in selecting products for celebrity event gift bags and placing products into the hands of celebrities and influential people. If you are a work at home mom and would like to see your products in an upcoming celebrity baby basket or if you have a teen related product and would like to get it in the hands of celebrity teens, please contact Phyllis at http://www.babyswags.com for more details.

INTERVIEW CONTACT INFORMATION

Phyllis Pometta
Baby Swags
815-342-6739

Infant Bows received a Thank You note from Trista Sutter

Jamie from InfantBows notified us that she received the following thank you note from The Bachelorette, Trista Sutter. This wonderful thank you note was a result of a gifting Baby Swags did to welcome the newest addition to the family, little miss Blakesley Sutter. To see more of what InfantBows has to offer, please take click on over and see!

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Baby Swags and Celebrity Teens Support Austism Awareness for ACT Today! Charity

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Baby Swags presents celebrity signed puzzle pieces for auction to help raise money and awareness for Autism through ACT Today! charity.

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PRLog (Press Release) – Sep 14, 2009 – In support of Autism awareness, Baby Swags has received over 40 celebrity signed puzzle pieces to show support for Autism Awareness and the charity ACT Today! Some of today’s hottest teen celebrities came out to show support, such as Tiffany Thornton and Allisyn Ashley Arm from the hit show, “Sonny With A Chance”, Jennifer Stone from Wizards of Waverly Place, iCarly star, Jennette McCurdy and many more.

“We have asked each celebrity to sign his or her puzzle piece and return it to Baby Swags”, states Phyllis Pometta, founder of Baby Swags. “Once each piece was received, we framed it and have placed it up for auction with Charity Folks and 100% of the profits will go directly to benefit the non-profit charity organization, ACT Today!”

The celebrity had also been given an invitation to attend the two-day, highly anticipated, Baby & Tween Celebration LA that was held on April 25 & 26, 2009. At this event, each celebrity had the opportunity to hand deliver their signed puzzle piece over to Baby Swags at their exclusive lounge; “The Rockin Lollipop Lounge”. By being present at this event, each celebrity was photographed while holding their ‘piece to the puzzle’.

The Baby Swags online charity auction will take place online and can be found at http://www.charityfolks.com/babyswags where you will find signed puzzle pieces from supporter, Actress Holly Robinson-Peete, Pro-Skateboarder, Tony Hawk, Actress Jennie Garth, Reality Star, Trista Sutter, the band, Daughtry, The Biggest Loser Host and Soap Star, Ali Sweeney, Actor, Jim Belushi, Actor, Joe Mantegna, Actor, Esteban (from “The Cleaner”), singer Carnie Wilson and many others.

Baby Swags specializes in promoting pregnancy and juvenile related products by providing celebrity, corporate and charity gifting opportunities to entrepreneurial women. Baby Swags fully supports the work-at-home mom, their products and services to which they provide to and for the everyday mom.

ACT Today! Is a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization whose mission is to increase access to effective autism treatments. Their goal is to introduce and help facilitate early and on-going treatment by providing the necessary resources including guidance, referrals, funding and follow up to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) and their families.

For more information on ACT Today!, visit http://www.act-today.org. To get more information on the Baby Swags charity auction, please call Phyllis Pometta at 888-284-2170.

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Baby Swags prides itself on providing excellent services to help gain recognition to fellow work at home moms and their products by providing celebrities with VIP gift bags, assisting in selecting products for celebrity event gift bags and placing products into the hands of celebrities and influential people. Baby Swags is first gifting company to show support exclusively for work at home women since it’s start in 2006. If you are a work at home mom and would like to see your products in an upcoming celebrity baby basket or if you have a teen related product and would like to get it in the hands of celebrity teens, please contact Phyllis at http://www.babyswags.com for more details.

Susu and John & CutiePaTutus get their Thanks!

Our week we flourishing when we were told many of our clients had received a thank you note from someone we had sent gifts to! Love was in the air for Baby Swags and our clients and it was bliss, pure bliss! Baby Swags sent Miss Stella McDermott (Tori Spelling’s daughter) a big first birthday basket and some clients have received special thank you notes from the little ladybug herself! Take a look at the latest and greatest thanks…

Stella thanks Susu and John

Tori Spelling - Stella Doreen McDermott - June 2009 Basket Photo

Stella thanks CutiePaTutus

Stella thanks CutiePaTutus

If you have a product you would like to include in one of our giftings, please visit www.babyswags.com to learn how.

Libraknits gets Thank You’d!

Our friend Amanda with Libraknits received a couple thank you notes that we would love to share with you! Both come as a result to the Baby Swags giftings. One was from the Sutter family. The Sutters have become well known after their television meeting on the Bachelorette and their televised wedding. The couple now have two children, Max and Blakesley. The other thank you note is that from Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the wife of Gavin Newsom, yes the Mayor of San Francisco! We are thrilled that both families are enjoying their gifts sent from Baby Swags!

Trista Sutter thanks Libraknits

Trista Sutter thanks Libraknits

Jennifer Siebel Newsom, wife of Gavin Newsom, Mayor of San Francisco says Thanks!

Jennifer Siebel Newsom, wife of Gavin Newsom, Mayor of San Francisco says Thanks!

If you have a product you would like to include in one of our Baby Swags giftings, please visit us at www.babyswags.com

Mom Inspired Products Mark a First Birthday Milestone

Baby Swags PR provides Jessica Alba and Honor Marie Warren Milestone Gift Basket with Mom Inspired Products.

Honor Marie Warren First Birthday Gifting

Aug 18, 2009 – Baby Swags has sent Jessica Alba and one year old daughter, Honor Marie Warren a birthday gift to share in the one year milestone of Honor’s birth. The products included in this gift set have been created by other women who share a common bond of motherhood. Jessica is admired by many work-at-home mom followers and fans for being such a wonderful hands on celebrity mom.

“It is always a thrill to see celebrity new moms out and about with their babies!” States Baby Swags Founder, Phyllis Pometta. “By being out in the public eye with her daughter, it shows the world that she is a hands on mom and isn’t afraid to show it.” Pometta continues, “All of our participating clients were anxiously awaiting the birth of her baby so that they too can share in life’s biggest miracle, and now that she has turned one, our clients share in that joy too.”

* Karma Kreationz – http://www.karmakreationz.com – Handcrafted custom designed Karma Klipz(tm), Klaspz, Bandz and Pinz for the birthday girl.

* LibraKnits – http://www.libraknits.com – Available in Fall 2009, the Swingset Cap is the perfect mix of sun protection and fashion for babies on the go. Handmade in San Francisco from 100% organic cotton yarn, the Swingset Caps are available in nine different colors to meet the needs of every stylish baby.

* Frogs and Fairy Dreams – http://www.frogsandfairydreams.com – Hand-crafted Tooth Fairy pillow.

About Baby Swags:
All of the products supplied have been created by mom, invented by mom, or is a mom owned boutique. Baby Swags was founded in 2006 and fully supports the work-at-home mom, their products and services to which they provide to and for the everyday mom. Baby Swags has taken the leadership role in supporting work at home moms and has experienced first hand that it takes a strong woman to build up their business while maintaining their role as mom, wife, and friend. It is for these strong women than many of our products exist today. Being able to assist their clients in promoting their products affordably is one of the great services that Baby Swags can provide. Phyllis Pometta, Baby Swags founder and work-at-home mom is the “go to” mom for finding and supporting the most unique, most wanted and sought after mom and baby products out there. Not only does quality play a factor in her search, but products also have to be affordable. It is a goal to be able to bring these products into the public eye and to capture your hearts. Keep your eyes open as new products surface every day.

If you are a mom who has a product that you would like to share, or would like to learn more about how you too can be included in these one-of-a-kind gift baskets, please feel free to visit Baby Swags at http://www.babyswags.com.

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$1500.00 Grand Prize Basket for Renaming Contest

Baby Swags, a Pr and marketing company that places “Mompreneur” creations in swag bags for celebrities, reached out to clients to help Templeton Silver rename their Heirloom Binky Bracelet. Each of the below companies donated their products for their Grand Prize Basket in the “Rename Our Product” Contest.

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Please visit all of the companies’ sites below. They worked extremely hard to help create the Baby and Mommy Basket to die for! They are all Mompreneurs like my sister and I, and who knows what a mom needs better than a Mompreneur!

Grand Prize Basket includes products from:

Baby Hands Productions

Sign language gives babies and parents an effective way to communicate at an early age, reducing frustration for both and creating a special bond that is so important for healthy child development. Signing allows you to share your baby’s world without waiting for her to speak. We offer a complete DVD set, as well as our new board book series.

http://www.MyBabyCanTalk.com



Birdz and Beez Baby

Birdz and Beez is the answer that you are looking for when it comes to all natural bath and body products, customized baby gifts, shower favors, birth announcements & much more. We have developed several “extra special touches” that will make gift giving even more convenient. Come and see what all of the Buzz is about.

http://www.BirdzandBeezBaby.com



Bow Bijou

If you are looking for a bow that stands out above the rest and is unique in every way, then welcome to Bow Bijou, the newest line of non-slip hair clips to hit the market. My special design ensures a secure fit that won’t slip out of even the finest hair. You will be pleased at how adorable and functional these bows are. From classical to whimsical, you can find it all with us.

http://www.BowBijou.com



Bloomin’ Belly Soaps

Our Mamas In Bloom are gorgeous, all natural. handmade, SLS/SLES-free, vegan, anatomically true pregnant art soaps! Each one is created by hand, and a true work of art. We only use pregnancy safe essential oils, fair trade butters, high quality herbs and flowers, and never any artificial coloring or additives! Please also visit our other sites, Shebirths.com and Bloomin’ Cosmetics, for full product and service listings.

http://www.BloominBellySoaps.com



Bows2Cute

We specialize in infant bows that stay in fine, thin, or barely there hair. These custom, handmade bows are perfect for your little ones! We also have hats and other accessories for your special girl, including Mommy and Me hair sets. Please visit our sister sites, Clip Trendz, for more choices for the Tweens and Teens, as well as Etched2Reflect for custom photo and monogrammed pendants for any occasion!

http://www.Bows2Cute.com



Care4hire

Online family and caregiver database providing babysitters, housekeepers, tutors, pet sitters, elder/companion and other misc. services. We service the United States and Canada.

http://www.Care4Hire.com



Cedar Valley Publishing

Stacey Kannenberg is an award winning author of Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten! & Let’s Get Ready for First Grade! These books enhance learning and make learning fun by allowing your child to write directly on the book with a dry-erase marker. Every child enjoys writing on books, and now they can.

http://www.CedarValleyPublishing.com



Citrus Clothing

We are a fun, fresh and high energy company that will appeal to those who are looking to add some fun and funk into their kids’ wardrobe. Your kids are cool…dress ‘em that way!

http://www.WearCitrus.com



Critters Who Care

We are a grassroots organization whose mission is to lessen the pain of children who have suffered traumatic events in their young lives. Some of these children have been removed from their homes because of abuse, some children have a parent in hospice care or are in hospice care themselves and some have lost a young sibling to a tragic event. A simple stuffed animal may not seem like a big deal to adults, but often it becomes the child’s prized possession in his or her world of fear or grief. Please visit our site to shop or find a way to help a child in need.

http://www.CrittersWhoCare.com and http://www.FunWithMojo.com



Daily Blessings Farm

Bathe yourself in luxury with our Goat’s Milk Soap. Indulge your senses of sight, touch, & smell with each work of art. Our handcrafted natural soaps, enriched with fine oils and botanicals, are produced in small batches with attention to the finest details from start to finish. The result is an elegant and luxurious bath, because you deserve the best.

http://www.DailyBlessingsFarm.com



Doodlebows

From boutique hair accessories to monogrammed water bottles, this is your one stop shop with all of your monogramming needs! Here in SC, we have made our mark with our hair. However, we have so many monogrammable gift items to offer you. Please visit our site to shop our baby bloomers to koozies, we cover it all.

http://www.DoodlebowsofSC.com



Frames by Jo

We offer a collection of unique picture frames, beautifully engraved with the latest in laser engraving technology. Most frames can be personalized and customized the way you like.

http://www.FramesbyJo.com



Hilary

At my online boutique, you are not just buying a shirt, but rather buying a work of art! At Hilary, the t-shirt is the canvas. Each shirt is unique and tells a story. All artwork on the t-shirts and prints is original, and all of my products are handmade and created by me, Hilary. From t-shirts to totes, I do it all! Please visit my site to see all of my products.

http://www.Hilary.8K.com



Honey Bunz Diapers

Identify your Sweetie Pie with our personalized diapers. These are great for baby shower gifts, photo shoots, and even daycare! These can be a must have with moms with multiples. We can customize your gift by using the Seventh Generation diapers that are chlorine free.

http://www.HoneyBunzDiapers.com



KaNoodles Kids

KaNoodles Kids specializes in handmade crochet knit boutique apparel and accessories. Our Clothes are created using only the best quality in yarns and fabrics. KaNoodles Kids clothes are designed for their style and comfort. Each piece is made using beautiful color schemes that are inspired with a whimsical or vintage flair.

http://www.KaNoodlesKids.com



La Plates

“Where did you find those fabulous plates?,” is what your friends will be asking when they see your personalized Melamine Plate. These plates are easy to clean, and best of all, they don’t break!

http://www.LaPlates.com



Little Journeys Baby World

We feature handcrafted items, from apparel to accessories for babies and toddlers. Please visit our site to see our unique gift items, such as the “Boo Boo Bunny” and our “Mommy/Baby Corsage Card.” Don’t forget to visit our blog to see some great recipes, awesome products reviews, and product giveaways.

http://www.LittleJourneysBabyWorld.com and http://www.FamilyWorldFun.com



Naturally Me by Chaundra

Pamper your body, house, baby and even your dog with our all natural product line. Naturally Me products are 100% natural and made with the very finest of ingredients. Smooth, creamy butters, quality essential oils & pure fruit extracts compose all of the Naturally Me products.

http://www.NaturallyMebyChaundra.com



Our Little Miss Thing

All of our bows are heat sealed, made with the best quality ribbons. I love to layer, stack, and give my bows lots of “Pop and Wow” factor. I always pay close to details, colors, and try to meet all your needs & expectations. I love the challenge of Custom Matching to any outfits that you may bring my way.

http://www.OurLittleMissThing.com



Petit

Petit Amour- A luxurious range of toiletries designed specifically for the princesses-in-training! From glorious shampoos and conditioners through to non-aerosol deodorants and delicate sweet fragrances, the Petit Amour range helps girls stay fresh while teaching them the first important lessons about beauty and personal hygiene. We also have products for your newborn as well as your little Prince.

http://www.Petit.com.au



Pixie Bows

With so much to choose from in the world of hair accessories, we think you will find a new twist and a fresh new look as you view our hair clips, baby snaps, and hair bows. We specialize in felt clips, crochet clips, hair bows, and flower clips.

http://www.PixieBows.com



Posh Pads

Posh Pads are washable, organic nursing pads. They have been created with fashion and function in mind. Our hopes and dreams are that Posh Pads will make every mother feel pretty while doing what’s best for their babies and the earth. Please visit our site to choose from our wide selection of designer nursing pads.

http://www.MyPoshPads.com



Ritzy Bitzy

Baby Bottle Bibs by Ritzy Bitzy absorb excess milk or formula that can trickle from a baby’s mouth while feeding from a bottle, keeping your baby’s skin and clothes clean. This ultra soft, highly absorbent Baby Bottle Bib is the perfect solution for messy feedings or annoying bottle leaks!
http://www.RitzyBitzy.com



Sew Fierce

From Couture dresses to Couture wipes cases, I make all of your baby/children needs seem elegant. I offer fun and beautiful products that any mommy on any budget can afford. Everything is handmade by me. I use the best quality care form stitching to the work environment where all of my items are created. All products are made in a smoke-free and pet-free environment. Please visit our website for a complete product guide.

http://www.SewFierce.com



Snugabell Mom & Baby Gear

Pumping is a breeze with PumpEase! Our pumping bra is for those “never-sit-still-for-a-minute” gals who want & need to accomplish more than one task at a time. PumpEase offers you the ability to pump and read a book if you wish. We use a special fabric that provides exceptional comfort, stretch & memory, durability, easy-care, and quick-dry & wicking qualities. Please visit our site to see all of our fun designs, as well as other accessories for the breastfeeding mother.

http://www.Snugabell.com



Spread the Joy!! Send Out Cards

Real paper greeting cards sent from any computer. We print, stuff, stamp, mail…any quantity. For our Mother’s and babies we cover birth announcements to gift baskets, as well as fulfilling all of your corporate and other personal needs. All of our products are very affordable, convenient, eco-friendly, and our service saves you time! Please visit our site for a complete guide of products and services.

http://www.SendOutCards.com/SpreadtheJoy



Susu and John

Our Beaufort Button Bonnet TM is very unique in its’ design. Our bonnet is made to be worn! The pattern is a family heirloom that has been passed down from one generation to the next. It is handmade in Beaufort, SC. We also offer an adorable Beaufort Button Bucket TM hat for the little boys.

http://www.SusuandJohn.com



The Daugher-in-Law Rules!

Award winning author, Sally Shields gives you 101 simple and witty strategies to aid wives of all ages in mastering every element of mother-in-law relations. It provides an entertaining and funny, yet practical and down-to-earth guide to dealing with the mother-in-law.

http://www.theDILRules.com



Toffee Creations

Our mission is to introduce and tantalize your taste buds with creative and “out of the box” flavors of our sinfully delicious and unique combinations. Each creation is homemade, using some of the finest and purest ingredients available. There’s something for everybody, from the fruit lovers to the not-so nut-lovers, and even to the traditional lovers.

http://www.ToffeeCreations.net



TutuLegz

Our mission…To get the tutus out of the dress-up box and into the everyday wardrobe. The Original TutuLegz…Where the love of Tutus meets style & comfort. A one-piece, practical, not so poofy tutu with legz for everyday fun!

http://www.TutuLegz.com



Zeebabee Designs

Encourage development while you nurture your baby with our custom burp cloths, bibs, and shirts for mom.

http://www.Zeebabee.com



Other Supporters Include:

Baby Swags

All products have been donated to Templeton’s – “Timeless Infant Silver” through the generosity of Baby Swags and many of Baby Swags’ clients. Please visit the Baby Swags website as well as her blog to see what her clients have been spotted doing!

http://www.BabySwags.com

http://www.BabySwagsPR.wordpress.com



Living My MoMent Blog

Abbey Fatica a stay-at-home MoM realizes the importance of supporting MoM’s that work from home. So, she wanted to find a way to help support and promote as many as she could, thus creating her own blog that solely supports the WAHM’s of today. Check out Templeton’s on her site, as well as other MoMpreneur products. http://www.LivingMyMoMent.com/TempletonSilver

http://www.LivingMyMoMent.com



Doce Vida Fitness

High performance, stylish workout apparel made with a unique ultra soft, super moisture wicking 12% stretch fabric that instantly slims. Doce Vida Fitness Wear is perfect for everything from working out to lounging. Featured in Oprah, SELF, Yoga Journal, PilatesStyle. Please visit our website to view our collection of styles.

http://www.DoceVidaFitness.com