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Oink If You Love Peppa Pig

Oink If You Love Peppa Pig

I wrote before about how much my boys love Peppa Pig on NIck Jr.  Peppa Pig is a lovable, cheeky little pig from the UK, and the charming cartoon follows her family life and daily activities. Peppa arrived in the US last year, quickly becoming a hit with US audiences. And now her toys have arrived at Toys R Us! If you’re not familiar with Peppa, I encourage you to watch an episode of her show.The … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), Books, DVD, Featured, Gift Ideas, Play, Pre-schoolers, Television, Toddlers, Uncategorized

Steiff Crystal Teddy Bear Bag Pendant (12 Days of Giveaways)

Steiff Crystal Teddy Bear Bag Pendant (12 Days of Giveaways)

Steiff is the world’s oldest manufacturer of plush animals and is best known as the company that invented the teddy bear! We’re thrilled to include a Steiff Crystal Teddy Bear Bag Pendant (ARV $170) in our 12 Days of Giveaways! For our 12 Days of Giveaways, we wanted to include a truly special item. Steiff is giving away a white Crystal Teddy Bear Bag Pendant(ARV $170).  This mini bear is made of the finest mohair and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Accessories (Adult), Baby Gifts, Christmas, Contests, Featured, Gift Ideas, Jewelry, Kids Gifts, Mommy Gifts, Uncategorized

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

Elmer the Elephant Wants to Be Friends

Elmer the Elephant Wants to Be Friends

Elmer the Elephant marches to the beat of a different drummer, in syncopated rhythm. He’s a little different than the other elephants, with his uniquely colorful patchwork pattern, but threaded throughout these subtle and sweet books is the message that individuality and quirkiness is a good thing–all part of the fabric of diversity that is life. So, Elmer is a perfect new addition to the Kids Preferred line of plush characters from some old favorite … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Featured, Language, Stuffed Animals

iPod for the Toddler Set: Win a Smart-E Bear

iPod for the Toddler Set: Win a Smart-E Bear

Children of the 80s fondly remember Teddy Ruxpin, the storytelling bear. Now our children can fall in love with the new Smart-e Bear.  Smart-e Bear is akin to a plush iPod. This soft stuffed animal has a hidden USB port which connects to your computer. You can program the Smart-e Bear to say your child’s name, and you can select from thousands of songs, games and stories.  iPod users customize their playlists, but Smart-e Bear users create customized “playdates.” In just a few minutes, I created … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contests, Musical Toys, Play, Pre-schoolers, Push Toys, School Aged Children, Toddlers