Giveaway: $100 Gift Certificate from barley & birch

Welcome to Simple Living Media’s Home for the Holidays! We’ve got 25 giveaways across the entire network this week to give you plenty of chances to win a great gift, just in time for the holidays.

This giveaway is now close. Thank you!

Today I’m giving away a  $100 gift certificate from barley& birch! This company is the home of “unabashedly organic, planet-saving clothes” and just won the 2010 Parent’s Choice Award for Best Organic Clothing.

Learn more about this this amazing clothing company and how to win the gift certificate.

This company, founded in January 2009 by Kyle Smitley, is only in its second year of business, but you could safely say that they are going great places and setting the standard for natural and organic clothing businesses. In a world where the term “green” has become trendy, it is reassuring to know that for barley & birch the term is taken seriously.

Some facts about

  • They are a childrens’ clothing line made from 100% certified organic cotton.
  • They have ensured that every component of the line grows, originates, and occurs in the United States. Their cotton is grown, milled, dyed, and sewn withing 100 miles of each other. Their pigments are grown in small farms in the midwest.
  • They donate at least 15% of their profits to various grassroots organizations in order to fully offset every ounce of carbon that results from all aspects of running barley&birch, from the electricity to run the computers to the shipping to their customers.
  • They donate at least another 15% to groups around the world working hard to improve the lives of others. This includes everything from funding schools in Central America to providing shelter to victims of abuse in Haiti.
  • barley & birch just  launched their new online store Nov.1st, and are running a super sale in order to celebrate.

One Simple Kids reader will win a $100 Gift Certificate from barley & birch!

How to win

Everyone has two chances to win. Here’s how:

1. Comment on this post, answering this question: Visit barley & birch and come back here to Simple Kids and tell me what your favorite item is that they carry and/or your favorite thing about the company.

2. For an extra entry, “like” barley & birch and Simple Kids on Facebook. — Then leave an additional comment letting me know you’ve done so.  If you are already a fan, let me know that, too (and thank you!)

This giveaway will end tonight, Tuesday, November 30 at 11:59 p.m. EST I hope you win! We’ll announce the winners of all the holiday giveaways at the end of the week. This giveaway is now closed.  Thank you!

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About Kara

Kara Fleck is the editor of Simple Kids. She is a small town mama, writer, knitter, bookworm, and hooligan. Kara lives in Indiana with her husband Christopher and their four children Jillian, Max, Lucy, and Amelia. You can find more of her writing at

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  1. I like simple kids on fb

  2. What an amazing company! I love how environmentally and socially conscious they are. I think my favorite is (so hard to choose!) the polar bears shirt!

  3. Lori Morton says:

    Absolutely LOVE the Poppies Longsleeve Tee!!!!!

    Thanks for chance to win!

    Lori 🙂

  4. I like Barley and Birch on FB! (And I already like Simple Kids!)


  6. I think my favorite is the poppies, although I love the oak tree and the jellies too!

  7. Birch in long sleeve, delicious!

  8. definitely the ss ‘feathers’ yellow tee….my 6yo would LOVE this! so pretty and light~

  9. I sort of just fell in love with the Hippo Lapneck tee! haha. My two year old did too. Awesome giveaway!

  10. I love the onsie long sleeved with acorns. So cute.

  11. Also ‘liked’ Barley & Birch and Simple Kids.

  12. My favorite would be the Carrot tee!

  13. I love the Luna tee the most.

  14. I’m already a fan on Simple Kids.

  15. I like the Panda onsie.

  16. The poppies long sleeved is just lovely!

  17. me me me- such a great giveaway
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  18. Love the hippo shirt!

  19. I liked you on FB

  20. The pink vine tee is adorable

  21. Like simple kids

  22. Like barley and birch

  23. I love that the graphics are of nature instead of yet another cartoon character.

  24. Well, I like anything with the Elk print best, but I am pretty sure my son would choose a tshirt with the triceratops on!

  25. Cool company! I like a lot of their shirts but I think the jellies or the hippo would be my favorite.
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  26. Liked B&B AND Simple Kids on FB

  27. I love the golden gate bridge tee (long sleeved)

  28. I have a hard time finding dresses for my daughter that are modest and appropriate. I’d definitely choose the little shirtdress!

  29. I love the acorn onesie. Too cute!

  30. Y’all have been liked on fb.

  31. Heather Moll says:

    So many cool tops! I love the hippo, monkey and poppies. What a great company!

  32. Heather Moll says:

    I liked barley & birch and Simple Kids on FB.

  33. The snorkeling hippo T’s are my favorite!

  34. I love the elk tee.

  35. LOVE the pig longsleeved onepiece — Pigs are my favorite animal and it would look so cute on my favorite little piglet — my daughter! 🙂
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  36. I love the Fishies Tee! So cute!

  37. I’m a Facebook fan of both. Thanks!

  38. I liked Barley and Birch and Simple Kids on Facebook.

  39. I like the Jellies Ts and the Carrots Ts.

  40. I like the Monkeys Tee (and most of the Tees for that matter!)
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  41. I love the onesies – especially the carrots one!

  42. LOVE the acorns tee!!

  43. Naomi Jones says:

    I love the Palms Lapneck Tee. So cute!

  44. I like the shirt dress. And I like that their designs are clean and simple, and tasteful for children to wear.

  45. my son with be SOOOOOO EXCITED to have the Orca Tee! he LOVES orca whales so much!
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  46. The chameleons Tee! So cute!

  47. I like simple kids and B&B on FB!!! oh, i hope i win!
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  48. I love the jellies and orca tees!

  49. I really like the jellies tee and the panda tee! They are so cute!

  50. And I like you (on fb!)