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Hopping Down the Bunny Trail

Hopping Down the Bunny Trail

We have a theater just two villages over, right next to our library. Although I was a theater major in college (and I have the headshots to prove it) and I love plays, we’ve somehow never gone to see a show there…until today! Inspired by the Tropicana Juicy Rewards, I printed out a coupon for one free admission and headed over to watch one of the children’s plays, Peter Rabbit. We almost did not get in!  … Read entire article »

Filed under: Coupons, Events

Easter Craft Egg-stravaganza

Easter Craft Egg-stravaganza

We’ll be doing a lot of crafting next week!  Good thing our fellow bloggers have plenty of egg-cellent ideas! Need a last-minute Easter Basket?  Cover an old Easter Basket with fabric (Holidash)  and I love this recycled carton Easter Basket craft from Sewing Crafting Sarah, and not just because I’m a Tropicana Juicy Insider, too. Or create a fun, themed Easter Basket with ideas from Holidash. Make a delightful Easter Grass Centerpiece. (Rosy~Posy) Celebrate Spring with natural Easter Egg … Read entire article »

Filed under: Crafts, Easter, Featured, Mommy Blogs

Seder Savvy

Seder Savvy

We posted an Easter Gift Guide last week and wanted to share some fun picks for kids for Passover, too.  For some reason though, Jewish holidays seem to avoid the commercialization.  After all, it is not like you would expect to see a plush doll of a Hebrew patriarch.  Oh, wait! I found not one, but two different plush Moses dolls. Choose from Moses Little Thinker ($18) or the more smiley Holy Folks Moses ($18). … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Gift Guides, Passover

Lemon Drops and Lollipops

Lemon Drops and Lollipops

What says Spring quite like flowery sundresses and brightly colored…hair? My preschool daughter, lover of all things pink, will create entire masterpieces in fuchsia.   In her self-portraits, she is sometimes a vivid share of electric pink from head to toe.  So, she adores her new punky-funky Corolle Les Dollies Pink Doll. This little charmer has the sweetest little girl face with bright eyes,  full, freckled cheeks, and a mischievous smirk.  Her so-trendy cotton candy hair … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Dolls, Featured, Hip Find, Pre-schoolers, Toddlers, Toys (Pre-School)

Rosie Hippo Coupon Code (Deal of the Day)

Rosie Hippo Coupon Code (Deal of the Day)

We just love Rosie Hippo and mom, owner Kim. An amazing survivor and dedicated mom, Kim left the corporate world to pursue a dream of offering beautiful toys that inspire imaginative exploration. Follow her on twitter @RosieHippo or fan Rosie Hippo on facebook, where Kim shares many of her creative ideas for eco-friendly discovery and play. Rosie Hippo selections top our Easter Basket goody list with toys by HABA, Maple Landmark, Kathe Kruse, and  dozens of … Read entire article »

Filed under: Coupons, Eco-Friendly, Toy Stores, Toys (All Ages)

A Mom Amok at a Garden Party

A Mom Amok at a Garden Party

I’m a vegetarian and vegetables are a regular feature at our dining room table.  My children, ages three and a half and one and half, love carrots and peas–a little more, please!  But even the best eaters may go through a picky phase.  And when toddlers seem to want to live on goldfish crackers or your kindergartner has turned into a cookie monster, you’ll want some tips from…Jennie Garth? Yup.  That’s right!  Kelly Taylor from 90210 … Read entire article »

Filed under: A Mom Amok, Celebrity Babies, Featured, Food

A Tisket, A Tasket, A Full Easter Basket

A Tisket, A Tasket, A Full Easter Basket

Easter was one of my favorite celebrations when I was little, although I was not a huge fan of the itchy tights. Now that I am a mama, I like to look for longer-lasting, more eco-friendly goodies to share along with the giant chocolate bunnies. For an Easter basket that will survive beyond the big day, these lovely fabric Easter baskets (Blue Morpho – $14) are available in playful and chic patterns. Start your basket off on … Read entire article »

Filed under: Easter, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Featured, Made in the USA, Organic, Spring

Stuck on You

Stuck on You

I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a label fanatic. Labels combine my childhood love of stickers and my grown-up obsession with organization. I own a label-maker, which gets a lot of use in my house. If you’re looking for an inexpensive label, I would definitely use a label-maker. But when you need a label that can stand up to daily use, I.D. Me Labels is a good choice. They sent me some All Purpose Icon … Read entire article »

Filed under: Back to School, Design Your Own, Featured, Germ Protection, Organizers, Personalized, School Aged Children, Toddlers

What’s Hot Pink & Snuggly?

What’s Hot Pink & Snuggly?

There’s something about a hot pink hippo that makes you smile. RosieHippo  is one of my favorite stores because I know how much effort the owner puts into picking her merchandise. When you buy a gift from RosieHippo, it comes with “Rosie the Hippo” coloring pages and a friendly Rosie the Hippo sticker on the packages. Kids love this sweet hippo, and customers have asked Kim, the owner of RosieHippo, to start selling a pink hippo for months. Kim … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gifts, Featured, Gift Ideas, Kids Gifts, Play, Stuffed Animals

Old Navy Coupon Code – 20% OFF

Old Navy Coupon Code – 20% OFF

We’ve noticed that Old Navy is a favorite of our readers and we share the sentiment! I appreciate that Old Navy allows me to try out the latest trends without investing a ton of cash and also provides plenty of affordable and stylish options for my kids. 2 days only – Get 20% off Any Oldnavy.com purchase. Enter ONGET20* at checkout. Offers ends 3/17. … Read entire article »

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