Tag archives: Lemondrop

Marc Normand Gelinas Relocates Store
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   September 19, 2023

As a follow-up to a story we mentioned last month: interior designer Marc Normand Gelinas has moved his antique store to the former location of Lemondrop, the Upper Village kids store that closed over the summer.   Designing interiors for over 36 years, Gelinas is best known for his classic and inviting designs, reflecting his […]

Lemondrop Closes in Upper Village
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   September 5, 2023

Roughly two years after opening their doors to the Montecito community during the COVID-19 pandemic, Lemondrop, Montecito’s only shop catering to pre-teens or “tweens” has closed. The shop was owned by Montecito mom of four, Ana Rudnicki, who opened the shop in 2021 to give parents a place to take their pre-teens to try on […]

Protecting the Planet With Style
By Dalina Michaels   |   July 15, 2021

Dax and Milo may be old dogs, but they are wagging their tails for the new trick, er, brand, that has been created with their names front and center. Enter Montecito mom Amanda Tenold, who is as 93108 as they come. She grew up on East Valley, playing tennis at Knowlwood and attending Montecito Union […]

Lemondrop Opens in Upper Village
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   June 17, 2021

“When life gives you kids” is the catch phrase for a new store in Montecito called Lemondrop, located in the Upper Village. Owned by Montecito mom of four, Ana Rudnicki, the new shop caters to the pre-teen or “tween” set: kids between the ages of 8 and 14. “I know I am not the only […]