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*New Toyfinder App BabyLOVE makes Holiday Shopping Easy

*New Toyfinder App BabyLOVE makes Holiday Shopping Easy

If you can believe it, there are only 69 days left until Christmas and 52 days until Hanukkah. The clock is ticking and, even though I LOOOOOVE to shop, I’m getting a bit anxious on what on earth I’m going to get my son, nephews, nieces, neighbors, you name it. Every time you turn on the TV, some new commercial comes on promoting some toy that your kid instantly wants. Every web site has a … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), Baby Gifts, Baptism Gifts, Birthday Gifts, Chanukah, Christmas, Gift Ideas, Kids Gifts, Services, Tech, Toys (00-06 M), Toys (06-12 M), Toys (12-24 M), Toys (All Ages), Toys (Pre-School), Toys (School Age)

Ambi Toys are BACK and in full Retro Swing!

Ambi Toys are BACK and in full Retro Swing!

If you’re a classic toy lover like me, you may already be familiar with the iconic Ambi® brand, the manufacturer of infant and toddler toys with a fabulously retro design and feel. In years past, only a few items were available in the US for purchase. Now, the ENTIRE 44 piece Ambi collection is available in the US, under the direction of Galt Toys!!! For forty years, Ambi® Toys have been developing infant toys with a purity of design and … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), 00-06 Months, 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Activities, Baby Gifts, Baby Shower, Birthday Gifts, Building Toys, Counting, Developmental Toys, Educational, Gift Ideas, Imagination/Creativity, Language, Learning, Musical Toys, Play, Pre-schoolers, Shower Gifts, Swimming, Toddlers, Toys (00-06 M), Toys (06-12 M), Toys (12-24 M)

CHARM IT! Let’s Girls Create Their Own One-of-a-Kind Jewelry

CHARM IT! Let’s Girls Create Their Own One-of-a-Kind Jewelry

*I was sent product to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* Got summer birthdays coming up? Dance recitals? Or need a gift just because? The CHARM IT! is your solution! Geared specifically for girls ages 5-14, CHARM IT! is the original, detachable charm jewelry that allows girls to personalize their own pieces and customize to their likes and interests.  Pick a starter necklace or bracelet, then add charms that sparkle!  There are hundreds … Read entire article »

Filed under: Accessories (Children), Birthday Gifts, Boutiques and Stores, Children's Fashion, Design Your Own, Featured Store, Gift Ideas, Jewelry (Children), Kids Gifts, School Aged Children

Barbie and Her Sisters in A Pony Tale

Barbie and Her Sisters in A Pony Tale

Barbies?! Ponies?! What can be better than that?  Why, Barbies and ponies together, of course!  In the new movie available now, “Barbie and Her Sisters in a Pony Tale,” Barbie and her sisters head to a horse academy, make some new animal friends and Barbie finds the horse of her dreams. My kids absolutely love playing with this sisters giftset which includes Barbie, Skipper, Stacie and Chelsea. The outfits are gorgeous with matching shoes and accessories … Read entire article »

Filed under: Birthday Gifts, Kids Gifts, Kindergartners, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Uncategorized

Help Fight Postpartum Depression with Jammies by Helene Laure

Help Fight Postpartum Depression with Jammies by Helene Laure

Did you know that approximately 950,000 women suffer from postpartum depression each year? Some research suggests possibly even more.  Katherine Stone has made it her mission to educate the public on the mental illnesses that afflict pregnant women as well as support the mothers who are struggling with postpartum depression.  Katherine is the founder and editor of Postpartum Progress, the leading blog on postpartum depression. She has also founded the non-profit Postpartum Progress Inc, a national nonprofit focused on vastly … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Fashion, Baby Gifts, Baptism Gifts, Birthday Gifts, Charity, Gift Ideas, Health, Maternity, Onesies, Pajamas, Pregnancy, Snapsuits, Socially Conscious, Women's Issues

I See Me in a Personalized Pirate Adventure Book

I See Me in a Personalized Pirate Adventure Book

We have several personalized books for my daughter but none for our sons so my older boy was delighted when My Very Own Pirate Tale, personalized with his name, arrived from I See Me. This charming book centers on a pirate captain’s search for a new first mate. Sea creatures suggest qualities the perfect candidate should possess–and the first letter of the sea creature’s name and the character trait help spell out your child’s name. Each … Read entire article »

Filed under: Birthday Gifts, Books (Pre-School), Books (School Aged), Featured, Kids Gifts

Customized Book for Your Creature

Customized Book for Your Creature

Personalization is enjoying a renaissance in the children’s market.  But why settle for just having your kid’s name in a book when the main character can look like your kid. Even better, MJM Books publishes original personalized, customizable children’s stories with illustrations drawn by an artist. All three available books are sweet stories about the unique perspective children have on the world.  My favorite is What Animal Are You? — a version of a game my daughter … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gifts, Baptism Gifts, Birthday Gifts, Books, Books (0-3), Books (Pre-School), Contests, Featured, Kids Gifts, Personalized, Pre-schoolers, Toddlers

Future Fashion Designers Show Style with Harumika

Future Fashion Designers Show Style with Harumika

I’m not sure who loves the new Harumika Fashion Design mannequin more, me or my daughter.  Anyone who has an interest in fashion would have fun with this toy.  Harumika sets make a great present for a kid or a fun desktop creativity toy for an adult harboring a secret dream to become a fashion designer. Although designed for ages 6 and up, my almost 3 year old daughter has been able to figure out how … Read entire article »

Filed under: Activities, Birthday Gifts, Contests, Crafts, Dolls, Dress-Up, Fashion, Featured, Kids Gifts, School Aged Children, Toys (School Age)

Posh Blankets for Plush Tots

Posh Blankets for Plush Tots

When an ordinary blanket just will not do, when you cannot find the perfect cover to match your child’s room, Posh Blankets offer a chic custom option. Design your own blanket by selecting the size, from itty bitty and lovey for babies up to the generously-sized blankets for teens or adults.  Posh Blankets even creates pillows, too.  Then, select from beautiful fabric choices for the front and back.  You can also choose to add monogram, patchwork … Read entire article »

Filed under: 00-06 Months, 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Baby Gifts, Baptism Gifts, Birthday Gifts, Contests, Coupons, Design Your Own, Featured, Kids Gifts, Nursery Decor, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Toddlers

The Most Interesting Ones are the Monsters

The Most Interesting Ones are the Monsters

Kids love to design their own–customizing gives them sense of accomplishment, plus it is creative and fun. Why choose an ordinary gift that anyone can buy when you can make your very own unique CurlyQ Cuties plush monster? CurlyQ Cuties gave my daughter an opportunity to design her own plush monster and my preschooler is delighted with the results! First, we had a fabulous time choosing the shape and color for the body, belly, mouth, and eyes. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Birthday Gifts, Charity, Featured, Hip Find, Made in the USA, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Stuffed Animals, Toddlers