Archive for November, 2007

Countdown to Thanksgiving 3-2-1

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

The countdown is on to Thanksgiving. Stuffing, turkey and yams. Oh my. For those who you who are preparing your turkey table, here’s an idea that is sure to have your guests talking.

We love this idea-Turkey place card holders! We think it’ll be a big hit at the kids table.
For more info on this holiday project, click here.

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Magic Beans Sprouts Up

Friday, November 9th, 2007

We are proud to announce that one of our favorite stores Magic Beans has opened a new store in Hingham, MA at the Derby Street Shops. 

The Grand Opening will be held next weekend on November 16-18th. What turned into a parent’s dream became a child’s heaven, as Magic Beans is a remarkable children’s store with some of the best collections of toys, baby gear, and children’s products that we’ve seen.

Their flagship store is located in Brookline, MA and is not only a local favorite but a staple in the Massachusetts area.

The grand opening of their newest location in Hingham, MA will be filled with raffles, giveaways, product demonstrations and entertainment for the whole family. In addition, a portion of all sales during this weekend will be donated to " Room to Grow" – a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching the lives of babies born into poverty.

We are very happy for Magic Beans for all of their continued growth and success and are very proud to be affiliated with their stores.Magic Beans has an excellent reputation in the community are also known for having a helpful and knowledgeable staff with a "can do" attitude. The staff at Magic Beans treat their customers with the highest level of customer service and we have frequently heard from shoppers who came from miles away just to shop at Magic Beans.

Good luck with the new store opening and we wish you continued success in your newest location

Don’t live in the MA area? No problem. Check them out online at and don’t miss their informative "spilling the beans" blog.

And the winners are…..

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

It was hard to choose just three, but the winners of this year’s 2007 Halloween cutie contest are:

Skunk aka "Lil Stinker"
Kaidin Stein, Irvine, CA
20 months old

The Pumpkin
This is Annabel’s first Halloween.

The Bumble Bee
Ava Lee, Billerica, MA
2 years old

The winners of the Halloween Cutie contest will win a Bumble Bag!!

We want to thank all of this year’s entries. The amount of entries was astounding and we had so much fun going through all the pictures you sent in of your Halloween cuties.

Note: The contest ended Nov 7, 2007. We were planning on announcing the winners on Nov 9, 2007. However because of the overwhelming amount of entries we decided to announce it one day earlier. No sense in making you wait any longer. Hope you enjoy.