At the Book Blogger Convention this year, I met the founder of From Left to Write, an innovative online book club. Every month, they select a book and ask bloggers to share their thoughts about how the book inspired them. This month, the selection is The Costume Trunk by Paddywhack Lane creator Bob Fuller
The original Disney CARS iPad app is one of my son’s favorites, so we were excited to try the new Disney CARS 2 iPad app. If your kids love the CARS franchise as much as mine does (and I know they do!), you must get them this app. Vroom vroom!
Belle Chevre has been hand-crafting fine French style goat’s milk cheeses in rural Alabama for almost 20 years, winning over 50 national awards from the American Cheese Society and other famed foodie institutions. Belle Chevre is available at Dean & Deluca in New York, the Cheese Store of Beverly Hills and select Whole Foods stores and from their online shop.
Toy stores across the country will be celebrating Neighborhood Toy Store Day on November 13, 2010. Neighborhood Toy Store Day will highlight the importance of independent toy stores not only to children and their families—but to their local areas as well. As part of Neighborhood Toy Store Day celebrations, hundreds of stores throughout the country are planning fun parties with clowns, magicians, face-painters, balloon-animals and more.
If your kids are crazy for Silly Bands, you could buy some wholesale. You’d be the most popular mom on the block if you gave these away as birthday goodie bags. And I’d imagine that Silly Bands would be a great fundraiser for your child’s swim or sports team since buying them wholesale gives you a very nice margin.
Get wholesale Silly Rubberband Bracelets from DollarDays.com! For $50.16, you can get 24 12-packs of Silly Bands. For $204.48, you can get 144 12-packs of Silly Bands.
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 is rooted and brushable. Her trendy little sun dress with vivid butterflies…
We love these high-quality Easter shoes from Vincent Shoes. The Nova is a fun and stylish cross between a sandal and a Mary-Jane. Sweet enough to wear with an Easter dress but sturdy enough for a day at the park, the Nova is a practical choice. If you are looking for something less practical and more glam, the Stina closed-toe sandal would be perfect for Spring parties. The Stina is adorned with a flower and comes in shiny silver, bright fuschia or purple.
Save 10% on all Vincent Kids Shoes. Use Code: VIN-SWEET-10
One of my favorite stores is donating 25% of all Valentine’s Day purchases to Haiti. Click here to visit Rosie Hippo and to donate 25% of your purchase to Haiti use coupon code: HELPHAITI.
RosieHippo.com is the place to shop for hip, eco-friendly toys. Many of their toys are on-sale right now, so you can get a great deal and make a donation to Haiti at the same time.
Looking for a last-minute Hanukkah present or last-minute Christmas present? Visit your local toy store! There are so many benefits to shopping locally. One of the big benefits: education. Local stores provide personalized service. I have a great relationship with my local store owner, and I have appreciated some of their tips and product recommendations. My neighborhood toy store carries unique educational toys. But I bet you didn’t know that you are actually supporting your local schools when you shop locally.