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Last-Minute Christmas Deal: Get 25% Off RosieHippo.com Toys

Last-Minute Christmas Deal: Get 25% Off RosieHippo.com Toys

There’s still time to shop at one of Mamanista’s favorite stores. Order from Rosie Hippo by Monday 12/20 for Christmas Delivery, and you can get a special Friends & Family Deal. Get 25% Off RosieHippo.com using coupon code 2010HOLIDAY25. Candace and I discovered Rosie Hippo a few years ago and fell in love with their selection of natural toys, wooden toys and educational toys. The owner is now a friend of ours, but we want you to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Coupons, Eco-Friendly, Featured, School Aged Children, Toddlers, Toys (Pre-School)

RosieHippo.com Wooden Highchair (12 Days of Giveaways)

RosieHippo.com Wooden Highchair (12 Days of Giveaways)

RosieHippo.com is one of our favorite toy stores, and we’re thrilled to include their exclusive Wooden Highchair in our 12 Days of Giveaways. This heirloom-quality doll furniture is made by hand of solid pine by Amish craftsmen. It fits dolls up to 18″– including American Girl Dolls. Rosie Hippo is the source for beautifully handcrafted wooden toys, toys made from organic fabrics and eco-friendly toys. All Rosie Hippo toys are produced under conditions that are fair … Read entire article »

Filed under: Chanukah, Christmas, Contests, Coupons, Dolls, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Featured, Gift Ideas, Kids Gifts, Made in the USA, Organic, Play, Seasonal, Socially Conscious

Learning, Imagination and Play Fit Together

ImagiPLAY makes delightful, colorful, puzzles and toys from rubberwood and non-toxic paints under fair trade conditions. There is an ImagiPLAY Puzzle for every age: two piece puzzles for babies and toddlers, counting and alphabet puzzles for preschoolers, and more complex puzzles for school aged children. My little preschooler enjoys practicing her numbers with ImagiPLAY’s Count Octopus (BabyCenter – $16). Count Octopus is a winner on our Hottest Holiday Toys 2008 Guide. And because these puzzles are as attractive as they are durable, they make a perfect addition to any playroom or child’s bedroom and will be passed down from generation to generation. Another favorite toddler toy from ImagiPLAY is the Push Along Toy Hybrid Car (BabyCenter – $16).  Smooth edges, vivid colors, and large rubber wheels make these push toys easy to grip … Read entire article »

Filed under: 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Contests, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Pre-schoolers, Toddlers

Go Wild With Organic Clothing and Natural Toys

Go Wild With Organic Clothing and Natural Toys

I’ve been searching for organic clothing for my little one on the way. And at every new store, I discover one or two brands to add to my layette wish list. Then I browsed the selection of organic children’s clothing at Wild Dill and found all my favorites plus some new discoveries in one spot! My little girl tried out the Kate Quinn Organics Skirt in a vibrant share of Marine Green. Perfect for the summer, … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Fashion, Baby Gifts, Boutiques, Children's Fashion, Coupons, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Featured Store, Hip Find, Organic

Alter-Eco Fair Trade Foods Giveaway

Alter-Eco Fair Trade Foods Giveaway

We enjoyed telling you about the decadent taste, but entirely virtuous production, of Alter-Eco’s Fair Trade Chocolates. Now we are very excited that Alter-Eco is offering a Fair Trade Foods gift basket to one of our readers. Companies like Alter-Eco are demonstrating that eco-chic is also health-conscious and people and community-friendly, too! All these foods are produced using sustainable methods. Organic fertilizers save money, are better for the earth, and protect the consumer from dangerous toxins. Many … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Fair Trade, Food

Unique Toys Made in the USA at Down to Earth

Unique Toys Made in the USA at Down to Earth

We check out a lot of excellent toy stores, but few that have as many unique and hard to find choices as Down to Earth Toys. Down to Earth Toys has a great selection of Toys Made in the USA including this gorgeous free-standing dragon puzzle made by the Amish ($12.95, on sale for $9.95). I adore children’s toys that are not only clever and heirloom quality, but also look lovely on display. Place … Read entire article »

Filed under: Eco-Friendly, Featured Store, Made in the USA, Toy Stores, Toys (All Ages)

Play Ball! (And Promote Social and Economic Justice)

Play Ball! (And Promote Social and Economic Justice)

Ah! Spring is in the air! It is that time of the year when a young child’s thoughts turn to…soccer! football! volleyball! Fair Trade Sports manufactures and sells children’s, training, and professional level sports balls certified to be made by fair-wage adult labor. As an added bonus, the gear is eco-certified and vegan. Although I never took to sports, my husband is athletic and my little girl is already enjoying soccer. Sports teach … Read entire article »

Filed under: Activities, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Play, Socially Conscious, Sports, Toys (All Ages)