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Zoom, Zoom Around the Room!

Zoom, Zoom Around the Room!

Kids love pushing little toy cars around the room. A great place to push all your little vehicles is the Driving Around Town Play Mat from Rocket Bug Toys (My Lullabug – $29). Moms know what kids like, and this mom entrepreneur thoroughly kid-tested the play mat, taking special care to create an attractive, functional, fun, and safe toy for your little ones. An alternative to bulky and often expensive rugs, this inexpensive mat folds easily.  It … Read entire article »

Filed under: 06-12 Months, 12-18 Months, Contests, Made in the USA, Pre-schoolers, Push Toys, School Aged Children, Toddlers, Toys (06-12 M), Toys (12-24 M), Toys (Pre-School)

Craftsbury Kids Coupon Code for 10% Off (Deal of the Day)

Craftsbury Kids is the place to look for unique, handmade toys, clothing, art and decor, and gifts for babies and children. So it is no surprise we’ve featured some of their selections in our Guide to the Hottest Holiday Toys for 2008. This gorgeous Caterpillar Pull Toy ($34.00) is handmade of hardwoods in the USA. Stack, pull, and watch the wheels spin–and you’ll still enjoy him as he rests on your shelf. I think this adorable Plush Matryoshka … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gifts, Coupons, Fair Trade, Made in the USA, Teething, Toys (00-06 M), Toys (06-12 M), Toys (12-24 M), Toys (All Ages)

BabyCenter Coupon Code (Deal of the Day)

I do a lot of my shopping at the BabyCenter store because they have an amazing selection of inexpensive basics and designer goods, too, at great prices. You can Shop U.S. & European Made Toys, find organic baby clothing, cloth diapers & natural toys at the BabyCenter Earth-Friendly Boutique, and get a wide selection of BPA-Free baby bottles and sippy cups. And right now they have Adorable Halloween Costumes for infant through preschooler 30-50% off. Plus, when I’m not sure what to buy, I check out BabyCenter’s Buying Guides for advice for what to look for when shopping for pregnancy & baby, like their Stroller Buying Guide. BabyCenter.com Coupon Code: Right now, get free shipping on all orders $29+ at BabyCenter Store from 10/6-10/12. Code: FREESHIP29. If you miss this great deal, just check … Read entire article »

Filed under: Coupons, Made in the USA, Organic

Eco-Chic Reusable Bags from Mimi the Sardine

Eco-Chic Reusable Bags from Mimi the Sardine

Mimi the Sardine makes gorgeous children’s products manufactured in the USA from exuberantly playful eco-coated, soil and water resistant, cotton fabrics from Sweden. The cotton fabric is coated with acrylic, not PVC. I checked out Mimi the Sardine’s adorable Lunch Bug, a sweet little lunch bag with a carry handle. We like the idea of these eco-chic bags that are so much more attractive than brown paper bags, keep food fresher, and don’t contribute to landfill. The bags … Read entire article »

Filed under: Back to School, Bags (Children), Contests, Eco-Friendly, Fair Trade, Made in the USA

Stay Snug and Secure with this Stroller Blanket

Stay Snug and Secure with this Stroller Blanket

When you are out for a stroll in the crisp autumn air, Secure2Me Clip On Blankets will stay attached and keep baby comfy and warm. When I had my first baby, I always had a problem keeping the blanket attached to the stroller or her sling.  With Secure2Me, I won’t have that issue with our second baby. The clips are easy to use and perfectly solve the blanket-slippage. Necessity is the mother of invention, which explains why … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gifts, Blankets, Contests, Coupons, Fair Trade, Hip Find, Made in the USA, Momma Gotta Have, Shower Gifts, Sunscreen, Travel

Baby Headbangers Ball

Baby Headbangers Ball

Crib Rock Couture is a celebrity favorite parent favorite. You’ve seen Kingston, Maddox, and many other hip babies sporting their Concert Series tees for tots. Now, Crib Rock Couture is launching their Metal Mania sustainable nursery decor. Like the Concert Series t-shirts, this wall art blends youthful themes with a hip aesthetic. We have the Monkey Drummer Steel Wall Hook, a fun rock and roll addition to any jungle-themed kids room. For their baby girl, Jessica Alba … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gifts, Celebrity Babies, Coupons, Hip Find, Made in the USA, Nursery Decor, Shower Gifts

Eco-Chic for Earth’s Little Creatures

Eco-Chic for Earth’s Little Creatures

We’re all a part of this great big planet called earth. And bioME 5 encourages us to share the world’s wonders with its newest residents. Each of the designs features a letter from the alphabet, a vibrant monochromatic portrait of an alliterative animal, and the name of the animal printed from a wearer’s-eye angle. The animal motif inspires interest in the natural world, while the upside down and backwards lettering encourages word recognition and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Fashion, Children's Fashion, Eco-Friendly, Gift Ideas, Hip Find, Made in the USA, Organic, Shower Gifts, Uncategorized

Is my (Doll)House Safe?

Is my (Doll)House Safe?

A reader e-mailed us because she had concerns about the Melissa & Doug Victorian Dollhouse ($150, unfurnished) she had purchased for her daughter. After checking out the research we e-mailed her, she felt comfortable keeping this child-safe dollhouse. Melissa & Doug manufactures in China and many parents are understandably concerned about the lead paint recalls. We have faith in Melissa & Doug’s safety procedures and testing and Melissa & Doug has not had a single … Read entire article »

Filed under: Activities, Crafts, Dolls, Made in the USA, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Toys (Pre-School)

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)