Sarah Dipity


7 Central New Jersey Businesses for Babies, Children & Families!

5th birthday girl wearing fancy dress & crown in front of pirate & mermaid themed balloon arch and map backgrounds

Hello & welcome! As a NJ mother of four kids myself and a baby, children’s & family photographer for over 10 years now I have definitely had the opportunity of being a customer to many local central NJ businesses. I’d like to point out 7 very special women’s owned businesses in New Jersey because supporting other local business’s, especially those catered to child & families ran by strong, amazing women is very important to me since I fall into that category myself. I love shopping local & supporting those in the community who have supported me. Hope you enjoy this list & I hope you can find a business you’d like to support as well! <3

1. MaSe DESIGNS Home decor, engraved gifts & more!

Melissa is Jesus loving, homeschooling mama of two & wife in Central NJ. She started her business in 2018. She creates hand painted signs, home decor, engraved gifts, holiday items, cake toppers & more and can ship all over the US. Be sure to follow her on Instagram!

2. Claddagh Acres Designs Co. – Necklaces, Crayons & more!

Allie is a mother of 5 who lives on a small farm in Central NJ. She started making kids necklaces (like seen in this photo above), custom crayons and more as a side hustle when time permits for her to get creative! Join her VIP page on Facebook for the most current sales!

3. Oliver and Co – Kids cups, water bottles, printed design shirts & more!

“I have been designing and creating custom personalized products for over five years. In November 2020, I had my first child, Oliver, and renamed my company, formally know as Twins Creations, “Oliver and Co.” In March 2023, I had my second child, Alexander. My boys are my motivation, and most of the time, they are involved in helping me create perfect custom products for you! Whether it’s taking a trip to the store with me to pick up supplies, or making sure to get a hand in the picture when I’m taking a photo of the final product.” – Owner Heather Follower her on Instagram!

4. Balloon Bomc Co., LLC – Custom balloon displays in Central NJ!

BBCo. is excited to help you decorate, so that all you have to do is celebrate! They are a balloon decor company that prides itself on an impeccable eye for detail, meticulous execution of every display, and an above average sense of style.

Let them help you make your next even Insta-worthy! They can bring excitement to your next birthday party, bridal shower, baby shower, engagement party, wedding, bachelorette party, anniversary party, photo area, graduation party, sweet 16, bar or bat mitzvah, baptism, bris, holiday party, corporate event, office party, festival, or grand opening. We also specialize in New Year’s Eve balloons and balloon drops!

Give them your theme and ideas and they will bring them to life! They offer balloon garlands, balloon arches, centerpieces, columns, helium bouquets, marquees, mosaics, and grab-n-go options, too! Follow her on Instagram here!

5. Emily’s Bake Shop – Custom Cookies guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth!

Emily’s Bake Shop is a licensed home bakery located in Franklin Park, NJ dedicated to creating delicious custom cookies for everyone to enjoy. These goodies can be served at parties, showers, holiday events, or just enjoyed at home. Every batch of cookies is baked with fresh, delicious ingredients, and each batch can be customized to your preferences. The decorated cookies that Emily’s Bake Shop provides include a traditional baking aspect with a modern flair. Do you have a special occasion coming up or just want someone to know that you are thinking of them? Emily’s Bake Shop is here to help! Follow her on Instagram!

6. Rising Stars Studio of Dance 109 Harris Ave, Suites 4 & 6 Middlesex, NJ

Little girl in pink leotard stretching for photos on a pink tutu background.

Professional, quality dance education for ages 2+. Let them make your child a star! “Rising Stars dance, movement and tumbling programs offer each student a sense of accomplishment and pride. What makes one student excel may inhibit another, so we will vary our approach to meet individual needs. The emphasis throughout our classes and lessons is to build a strong body, develop a dedicated work ethic and to ultimately learn that these efforts lead to success.

Pre-school, children, teen dance classes offered: Tiny Dancer, Tiny Tumbler, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Tumbling, Irish Step, Musical Theatre, Karate, Adult Programs and additional trial workshops. Follow them here on Instagram!

Thank you for checking out these NJ small businesses!

I hope you’ve enjoyed browsing some of these amazing women owned Central NJ businesses as much as I do, they are some of my local favorites. I will say I have used every single one of these businesses multiple times and they never disappoint! Definitely reach out to these amazing ladies for your future events, photos, or gift needs and let’s continue to support local New Jersey small businesses! Supporting small businesses especially local ones is very important to me as a small business owner myself because I understand how important the support from other local families helps us support our own!

7. Oh wait, I can’t forget to include myself in this list: SarahDipity Photography – serving Middlesex, NJ and surrounding counties for maternity, newborn milestone, & family photos in studio & outdoors!

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