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Babywearing Halloween Costumes

Babywearing Halloween Costumes

Trick or Treating with your kiddo in a sling, mei tai, wrap or carrier?  Make your babywearing part of the costume.  Here are a few suggestions from us here at Mamanista: Kangaroo – Forward Facing Okay, a marsupial may be an obvious choice…but still adorable!  Dress in tan, get yourself a pair of brown floppy ears, and put your baby in this adorable Baby Kangaroo Costume. Wear baby facing out in the kangaroo carry, of course! If … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Carriers, Costumes, Halloween, Slings, Wraps

Animal Planet Baby and Toddler Costumes

Animal Planet Baby and Toddler Costumes

What’s cuter than cute? Baby animals. Even cuter? Your baby dressed up as a baby animal for Halloween. Check out these Animal Planet™ Infant and Toddler Costumes, available in Meerkat, Monkey, Lemur, White Tiger, and Sea Otter. My favorite is the Animal Planet Collector’s Edition Meerkat Infant Costume (also available as  the Meerkat Toddler Costume). These are super-luxury costumes that are designed to make your baby as comfortable as he is adorable. There is a full … Read entire article »

Filed under: 00-06 Months, 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Costumes, Halloween, Toddlers

Halloween Costume Discounts, Promotions, and Coupon Codes

Check out these great deals on Halloween costumes, decorations, and supplies!  We’ll be updating this post over the next two weeks, and you can also visit our coupon section for the latest Halloween Coupon Codes. BuyCostumes.com Coupon Codes 10% Off Orders $50+ at BuyCostumes.com with Coupon Code zombie50 (ends 10/31) 10% Off Animal Planet Costumes with Coupon Code ap10 (ends 10/17) Free Shipping on orders over $65 at BuyCostumes.com (ends 10/13) Costume Craze Coupon Code Costume Craze: Get 5% off! (coupon code: GET5) Costume SuperCenter Coupon Code Take An Extra 15% Off All Halloween Costumes $35 Or More at CostumeSuperCenter.com! Use Coupon Code SPOOKY15 (ends October 5) Diapers.com Coupon Code Free Shipping at Diapers.com on All Orders with Purchase of a Halloween Costume through 10/31 HalfPriceCostumes.com Coupon Code Get 10% off orders $50+ and HalfPriceCostumes.com (use coupon code hpc10) Halloween Express Coupon Code Get … Read entire article »

Filed under: Costumes, Coupons, Halloween

Gap Coupon Code Additional 20% Off (Deal of the Day)

Get an Additional 20% off All Sale Items at gap.com, valid from 9/26-9/28. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Uncategorized

Now I Don’t Look So Sleep Deprived

Now I Don’t Look So Sleep Deprived

Even though I look more frumpy than fabulous on the average day, one of my vices is reading beauty magazines. I saw that the Prescriptives Site Unseen Brightening Concealer (SPF 15)  won an InStyle Best Beauty Buy Award. Since I really need some help for my undereye circles, I ordered this product online. (I already knew my Prescriptives Shade from a previous color-matching.) I can apply this concealer one-handed using the built-in brush. The water-resistant formula conceals my dark circles … Read entire article »

Filed under: Beauty

Australia, Where Tot Chic is Always in Season

Australia, Where Tot Chic is Always in Season

What is it about Aussie children’s designers?  They seem to capture the essence of play with just the right touch of cosmopolitan sophistication. Designer “Mum” Belinda founded Baobab to outfit her daughter in comfortable, youthful play sets that fall solidly in the category of sweetly chic, avoiding the extremes of too cloyingly cutesy and too uncomfortably adult. Graphic sillhouettes in appropriately childlike motifs, stripes, and beautiful bright colors make for a classic, charming children’s line.  My favorite … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Fashion, Children's Fashion, Coupons, Hip Find

Cooking Up Fun!

Cooking Up Fun!

Preparing food often seems like a chore to adults, but it is fascinating and exciting to children.  When I was little, I adored my Snoopy Snow Cone Machine and Easy-Bake Oven.  When I look at these products from an adult-perspective, they seem so flawed. I remember how hard it was to crank the handle on the snow cone machine. And the 1980s version of the Easy-Bake Oven is a known fire hazard. Plus, the cakes and cookies I used to make were … Read entire article »

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

Little Jet Set Crocodile Creek Coupon Code (Deal of the Day)

Little Jet Set Crocodile Creek Coupon Code (Deal of the Day)

Little Jet Set is offering a discount of 20% on all Crocodile Creek products, including lead free lunch bags, little kid backpacks, puzzles to go, pocket size puzzles and more. Whimsically adorable designs and youthful colors make Crocodile Creek products great Back to School accessories.  And now is the perfect time to stock up on birthday and Holiday gifts. WANT IT: Quantities are limited, and the sale ends on September 30, 2008. To enjoy these savings, shop … Read entire article »

Filed under: Coupons

Prima Princessa Ballerina

Prima Princessa Ballerina

Prima Princessa is a cheerful cartoon fairy who wants to share her love of ballet with your child.  She floats, flitters, and glides through a condensed version of Swan Lake, performed by the Paris Opera Ballet. Interspersed with the dancing are clips of preschool girls learning dance steps, young students from the School of American Ballet at Lincoln Center rehearsing, and toys and animals dancing about. My toddler especially enjoys the critters, exclaiming, “That’s Funny! … Read entire article »

Filed under: Activities, DVD, Exercise, Learning, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Video

Win Hip Accessories from 2 Sweet Girls In Pink Boutique

Win Hip Accessories from 2 Sweet Girls In Pink Boutique

2 Sweet Girls in Pink carries everything you need to accessorize your girl. From Made to Match Gymboree, Bugalug, Ribbies Clippies, BreeBands, Babylegs, Deux Par Deux to Tutus, they have it all. You’ll find chic fashion accessories for infant, toddler, and school-aged girls as well as useful products for mom, like this Generation Baby Wet Sack. WANT IT: Shop 2sweetgirlsinpink.com and enter coupon code tbay10 to save 10% off your entire order! Flat rate shipping of $5.95 … Read entire article »

Filed under: Accessories (Children), Boutiques, Contests, Coupons