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Winner: Let’s Play Mail from Craftsbury Kids

The winner of our Craftsbury Kids “Let’s Play Mail” Giveaway is Bebemiqui who said… The tooth fairy pillow would come in handy around here. “Let’s Play Mail” was recently featured in Cookie Magazine as a top toy pick. It is sold by Craftsbury Kids, which is one of Mamanista’s favorite toy retailers and a winner of a spot in Mamanista’s Toys to Trust Guide. “Let’s Play Mail” sells for $48 at Craftsbury Kids, but Mamanista readers can get 10% off “Let’s Play Mail” and all the great Craftsbury Kids toys with coupon code “mama07.” (Coupon code good through December 12, 2007.) … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contest Winners, Coupons, Developmental Toys, Toys (All Ages)

Kitsel Coupon for 10% Off at This Hip Baby Boutique (Deal of the Day)

Kitsel is a funky online boutique specializing in snapsuits and tees for babies and toddlers, like ZZ Tot, Hoo Loves You Baby (featuring Owls), and one that would be appropriate in our household: I’m the Drama Princess…Mommy’s the Drama Queen. They also have organic baby bedding, diaper bags, and the super-cute “Born to Love” Beanies. You just have to check out their fantastic selection. Click HERE to Save 10% with Kitsel. Coupon Code: SEASON (Valid from … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Fashion, Boutiques, Children's Fashion, Coupons, Shoes (Baby), Snapsuits

Daring Book for Girls Interview and Giveaway

When I was a young girl, I devoured books about spying, eager to discover the secrets of invisible ink and other tricks for espionage. At some point I moved on to learning the craft of friendship bracelets, and then to ghost stories, and so on. I suppose today’s girls look up this assortment of skills, lore, and ephemera on the Internet. However, the problem with the Internet is that you usually find what you … Read entire article »

Filed under: Books, Books (Activities), Books (Advice), Books (School Aged)

Winner: Tiny Prints Chic Photo Stationery

The Winner of our Tiny Prints Stationery Giveaway is Amanda, who said… I love the Happy Streak: icicle style Christmas cards! Great giveaway! Thanks :) Tiny Prints was just featured on the Today Show Holiday Special, highlighting their “fantastic graphics” and “wonderful paper stock.” To get your own chic and sophisticated stationery, announcements, invitations and photo cards, Click HERE to save 5% at Tiny Prints + free standard shipping on all orders! Code: WINTER07 (expires 2/1/08) … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contest Winners, Coupons, Photographs, Stationery

Get Hip: 40% Off Two or More at Trendy Tadpole (Deal of the Day)

From chic, Japanese-inspired designs, to clever sayings, to rocking motifs for the crawling and toddling set, Trendy Tadpole is your source for witty, hip, and original t-shirts and snapsuits. Read our full review of Trendy Tadpole to see Baby Diva sporting her giraffe friends t-shirt. Buy a hip graphic tee or snapsuit for your tot right now and click here to find out how to get a coupon code for 40% off two or more … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Fashion, Children's Fashion, Coupons, Snapsuits

Winner: Bronwen Handcrafted Pouch Sling

Bronwen creates gorgeous slings from luxurious fabrics, including some fabulous designer fabrics. The winner of the Bronwen Handcrafted Red Silk Pouch Sling is Anjanette, who said: oh, the soft furry wool is to die for!! Read our review of Bronwen Handcrafted Slings and browse her exquisite baby ring slings, pouch slings, or Asian-inspired carriers. Bronwen is offering Mamanista readers a 15% discount if you write “mamanista” in the comments section at checkout. … Read entire article »

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Back to Basics Coupon for 12% Off (Deal of the Day)

Back to Basics carries toys that spark the imagination, like this Wood Construction Site and this Jumbo Nok Hockey Game, both made in the USA. Take 12% off all merchandise at Back To Basics Toys, enter code EDISC2 at checkout! Or, Get 50% off Ground Shipping on all orders at Back to Basics Toys! Enter code EDISC09 at checkout (both offers end 11/30) … Read entire article »

Filed under: Coupons, Toys (All Ages), Toys (Pre-School)

Win an All-in-One Photo Printer from Epson and Create Memories

Imagine snapping holiday photos, instantly printing them for a family scrapbook, and creating photo thank you notes for all the generous gifts. You can do all of this and more–printing, copying, and scanning, with or without a computer–with the EPSON Ultra Hi-Defiition RX595 Photo All-in-One. Even without a computer, you can print a proof sheet, select the photos you wish to print, use an auto-correct feature (which includes face recognition so those sweet little mugs really shine), … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Crafts, Electronics, Photographs

Kids Prefer these Toys and Books

Reading to your baby promotes language development, which builds the foundation for future reading skills. At Mamanista, we love innovative products that encourage an interest in reading. Kids Preferred focuses on bringing to life old favorite and new classic books for babies and toddlers. Instead of licensed characters that promote television programs, how about music, toys and plush animals from great children’s books? Although Kids Preferred does manufacture their products in China, most of their toys are … Read entire article »

Filed under: Books (0-3), Developmental Toys, Educational, Toys (00-06 M)

Tea Collection Coupon and Charity Efforts (Deal of the Day)

Give more than the gift. Through tomorrow (November 28, 2007), Tea Collection will be donating 15% of all online sales to The Global Fund for Children. I’m a big fan of Tea Collection’s luxuries clothing for children, especially for special occasions. Baby Diva wore Tea Collection for her first birthday and I always find at least a few items that make my wish list each season–Check out the El Ceibo Sweater Dress (pictured), the … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Fashion, Charity, Children's Fashion, Coupons