Bunnies and Bows and Ear Mitts at Old Time Trade Days in Winnie, Texas

Date: July 9th, 2011

Bunnies and Bows and Ear Mitts at Old Time Trade Days in Winnie, Texas

Catch us this weekend at the Old Time Trade Days in Winnie, Texas, Friday through Sunday, July 8-10, 2011.

We have the entire selection of Bunnies and Bows and Ear Mitts displayed in our new location – #16 in the AM Pavillion.   Easy to find, just off Interstate 10 in Winnie, Texas between Houston and Beaumont.


Bunnies and Bows back in Canton First Monday Trade Days

Date: June 22nd, 2011

Bunnies and Bows back in Canton First Monday Trade Days

Bunnies and Bows will be back in Arbors I, Spaces 59 and 60 this month…shopping days are Thursday, June 30 until Sunday July 3 … we’ll have lots of fans to keep you cool while you shop for all our new pillowcases … featuring collegiate licensed pillowcases and many of the national sorority pillowcases….great for back to school and rush time!

please visit us in Canton or online soon.

Gripstic to debut new 14 piece assortment at Canton First Monday Trade Days

Date: March 27th, 2011


Gripstic to debut new 14 piece assortment at Canton First Monday Trade Days. 

Beginning Thursday, March 31, 2011, Gripstic will debut a new 14-piece assorted set at the largest indoor/outdoor market in the world in Canton, Texas.  Canton First Monday Trade Days will be taking place again this month from Thursday, March 31, 2011 until Sunday, April 3, 2011.

Gripstic will be featured in the Bunnies and Bows and Ear Mitts booths located this month in the 4000 building…spaces 4272-4273. 

There will be plenty of room to shop all of our products this month in our over 400 square feet of shopping space!

GRIPSTIC debuts on Amazon.com

Date: January 22nd, 2011

GRIPSTIC debuts on Amazon.com .  Yes, they are here to help you save money and keep your foods fresh longer!  No need to buy expensive bags or containers anymore.  All you need are GRIPSTICS.

Gripstics are simple and easy to use.  Just fold any bag over; place the Gripstic inside the fold of the bag and slide the rod across the bag.  Gripstics form both an airtight and watertight seal; and take up less space than other food storage devices.

Gripstics are reusable over and over again; and are dishwasher safe.

Available in a 3 piece package including 3 different sizes on Amazon.com  .

Ear Mitts® debut on The Shopping Channel in Canada at 12 midnight

Date: December 9th, 2010

Ear Mitts® debut on The Shopping Channel in Canada at 12 midnight

Be sure to watch The Shopping Channel in Canada at 12 midnight Friday, December 10th and also at 2am, 4am, 7am, 2pm, 5pm, and 11pm for the Ear Mitts® Bandless Ear Muffs Fall/Winter debut 2010.

The Shopping Channel will be offering two pair sets of Ear Mitts in many of the popular colors for an unbelievable Holiday Price of C$19.88 for two pairs of Ear Mitts … yes, that’s for TWO pairs!  (ship to Canadian addresses only)

You can either shop on-line at www.theshoppingchannel.com (search ”Ear Mitts) or call toll free in Canada 1888.2020.888.

Update: It’s feeling like Winter!

Date: November 15th, 2010

Here we are, back again in this glorious time of year for colorful scarves and my fancy Black Sparkle Ear Mitts®! So, this season has been a busy one so far. We have been tackling gift/craft shows left and right! This week we are packing up and hauling out for the wonderful shows in  Lake Charles, Louisiana, Arlington, Texas, Des Moines, Iowa, and both Texarkana and Fort Smith in Arkansas. This week’s shows should be exciting ones! The nearer to Christmas and Thanksgiving, the better the gift and product offerings!

In Des Moines, Iowa, we will be showing off our winter spirit with Ear Mitts® Bandless Ear Muffs at the annual 2010 Gift Mart put on by the Jr. League of Des Moines. This show offers premier vendors and shopping proceeds that benefits the local community.  This fundraiser for the Jr. League of Des Moines is a “cause worth shopping for”.
The dates are as follows:
Thursday, November 18, 2010 – 6:00pm – 9:30pm
Friday, November 19, 2010 – 9:00am – 9:00pm
Saturday November 20, 2010 – 9:00am – 3:00pm
If you are finding yourself huddled up in the cold of Des Moines, Iowa this weekend, come and stop by to do some hot shopping!

Our next stop is the Mistle Toe & Moss Holiday Market in Lake Charles, Louisiana. This special-event driven shopping experience has something for anyone and everyone. This year they are offering a Preview Party Gala on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 from 7pm – 10pm. The Plantation and Pearls Preview Party Gala is a $40/person private event which offers exclusive first-looks on all of the shopping, auction items and live entertainment. They are also offering cocktails and cuisine from some of the finest restaurants and caterers in the Lake Charles area to entice your shopping mood. 

Thursday, November 18, 2010 from 10am – 12pm noon, the Junior League of Lake Charles will be offering a Southern Sassy Brunch which includes chef demonstrations, complimentary mid-day cocktails and a fabulous brunch. This brunch comes with the incentive of door prizes and entertainment for only $25 a person and table reservations for 8 at $200. So in case you missed the opening preview Gala, perhaps a girl’s night out was what you were waiting for! The Belles and Bordeaux Ladies Night includes shopping, hors d’oeuvres, and a wine tasting courtesy of The Wine Store. This event runs $25 a person on Friday November 19, 2010 from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. Gather your gals, put on your shopping heels and come join the fun! The final special event for the weekend is on Saturday, November 20, 2010 from 8:30 – 3:30pm (times vary) for Beignets with Santa. Bring the children for pictures with Santa, story time, and yummy beignets!

The whole shopping weekend is filled with exciting offers and raffles along with give-a-ways and a great time for shopping which all earned proceed from the events/raffles will be given back the community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lake Charles.

Also going on the weekend is the Holiday Market put on by the Junior League of Fort Smith, from Fort Smith, Arkansas. This shopping event is from Friday, November 19, 2010 until Sunday, November 21, 2010.  There will girl’s night on Friday with cocktails, food and shopping for the gals. On Saturday evening there will be a Jingle Bell Bal-Gala with gourmet dinner, open bar and silent/live auctions as well as live entertainment. The Junior League is also offering Snacks with Santa on Sunday for the children for $10.

Come out to Fort Smith if you find yourself in need of some early Christmas shopping with the family or a fun girl’s night out with the ladies.

We will also be attending the Mistletoe Fair in Texarkana, Arkansas. This year is the 25th year for the Junior League to put on a shopping extravaganza that is expected to see more than 10,000 shoppers this year! There are multiple children’s events being held this year. Be sure to reserve a spot before it’s too late! This includes breakfast with Santa and a Santa’s Workshop event for the kiddies to learn and experience the making of treats for when Santa comes to visit. Don’t hesitate to come visit us at the Mistletoe Fair for some unique shopping and a full-on holiday experience!

The last stop on our list this weekend is in Arlington, Texas at the Peddler Show. The Peddler Show is the “perfect street of shops”  and gifts for all of your Christmas/Holiday needs, or even if you are looking for something warm to wear in the cold autumn air (that’s my excuse!).  The Peddler Show will be held at the Arlington Convention Center which is right near the home of the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium. Peddler also offers one-time admission fees for the whole weekend! So get that ticket and shop until you drop! Then, come back the next day for more! Peddler Arlington runs Thursday, November 18, 2010 – Saturday, November 20, 2010.

Phew! That’s a lot of coverage for us this weekend! We are in and out of a few different states and one fabulous shopping event after another. Hopefully we will see you there!


Ear Mitts® | My Ear Jazz Debuts Bunnies and Bows in Callaway, Nebraska

Date: June 21st, 2010

Ear Mitts® Bandless Ear Muffs and  My Ear Jazz  will debut Bunnies and Bows in Callaway, Nebraska at the “Crafts, Antiques, Collectibles & Home Based Business Show,” Saturday, June 26, 2010.  The show will be from 10am to 4pm at the Community Center.

Along with Ear Mitts® Bandless Ear Muffs,  My Ear Jazz will introduce Bunnies and Bows products for the first time in Nebraska.  Geri Johnson, owner of  My Ear Jazz, says “I’m very excited to be able to bring more new and innovative products to the Nebraska craft marketplace.  I’m especially pleased to add innovative and customizable merchandise to my My Ear Jazz selection.”

Bunnies and Bows, a twenty-year old family owned company, has a extensive line of whimsical hand drawn pillowcases.  The pillowcases are themed with a wide range of a child’s interests including most sports, room themes, and an initial line.  Also available are pillowcases in many of the Collegiate Licensing Company colleges, as well as most of the major national sororities.



My Ear Jazz will offer an introductory selection of the Bunnies and Bows product line with additional styles available for order from an extensive catalog.

The pillowcases are soft to sleep on, and machine washable and dryable.  The pillowcases can also be personalized while the customer shops the other booths at the show.

My Ear Jazz will also offer the very popular tooth fairy pillow in many designs.

If you have any last minute graduation or back-to-school gifts, the University of Nebraska Laundry Bag is perfect!  It’s heavy-duty and full-sized, and will make the trip to wash the clothes a team effort.

Known as “Kite Flight Capital of Nebraska,” don’t forget that Callaway is the perfect place for Ear Mitts® since the product is the best solution to protect the ears from any significant winds one might encounter.  And begin your plans for early Stocking Stuffers with “Christmas in July” just around the corner.  Don’t miss Geri Johnson (creator of My Ear Jazz) and her fun ways to decorate your Ear Mitts®!   My Ear Jazz will have their customized and embellished Ear Mitts® displayed and ready to sell!

My Ear Jazz

Ear Mitts ® | 1st Annual Spring Fling in Broken Bow, NE with My Ear Jazz

Date: May 11th, 2010

Ear Mitts ®  Bandless Ear Muffs will be demonstrated and sold at the 1st Annual Spring Fling in Broken Bow, Nebraska this Saturday, May 15, 2010.  The event will be held at the Broken Bow Municipal Auditorium at 314 South 10th Avenue from 10am to 5pm.

My Ear Jazz will have its display of all Ear Mitts ®  products at the show which will feature crafts, decor and jewelry.  My Ear Jazz also specializes in customizing your  Ear Mitts ® for your special event, high school band, or charity. 

Please talk to Geri Johnson about having a most unique and functional customized accessory.


Don’t forget that  Ear Mitts ® are the best way to keep your ears warm and block out that wind under a helmet, cap or any other type of headwear. Ear Mitts ®  work with glasses or goggles and fit over earrings, hearing aids, and ear buds.

Ear Mitts ® | Chosen as Merchant for the Junior League of Wichita “Holiday Galleria”

Date: May 7th, 2010

Ear Mitts ® Bandless Ear Muffs have been chosen by the Junior League of Wichita, Inc.  to participate in the seventh-annual Holiday Galleria:  A Day of Shopping, A Year of Giving, October 7-10, 2010.

The Holiday Galleria’s proceeds are reinvested into the Wichita community as part of the Junior League of Wichita, Inc.’s mission of building a better community.  The event will take place at the Century II Expo Hall in Wichita, Kansas

As October approaches, we will share more details about the Ear Mitts® booth at the show.  Please visit the Holiday Galleria’s website for more immediate details at http://www.holidaygalleria.org .

Ear Mitts ® | First Monday Trade Days April 1-4, 2010

Date: April 2nd, 2010

Ear Mitts ® | First Monday Trade Days April 1-4, 2010 in Canton, Texas

Ring in the Spring with some  shopping and a family outing!   Shopping is getting more exciting with your family with a short trip to Canton, Texas and First Monday Trade Days taking place this month from April 1-4, 2010. 

First Monday Trade Days in Canton, Texas will not slow down this Spring.  The event gives you a chance to take care of all your Easter, Mother’s Day and Graduation Shopping in one place.

Please visit Splinters Texas in the new Creekside Shops.  Splinters will once again feature Ear Mitts ® Bandless Ear Muffs as well as their custom Weather Vanes and embroidered Ball Caps and Visors from Showcase Embroidery.

You can also find Ear Mitts  ® at Tootsies in booth 45 and 46 at the Canton Marketplace. You will find Tootsies items such as shoes from One-Soles and OKA-b, hand painted and embellished gourd art, gardening toys and accessories, hand crochet purses, shawls,  and scarves.

Tootsies has a wide variety of neat and  functional finds that are soon to be making a more permanent home in Winnsboro, Texas. So be sure to keep an eye out on the Warm Up Blog to see how you can get Tootsie’s items year-round. But until then, visit them at the First Monday Trade Days in Canton, Texas.

This indoor/outdoor shopping offers comfort food galore, hand made crafts, gorgeous antiques, unique and one-of-a-kind items that only Canton, Texas can bring you.