Category: Baby

Holiday Gift Guide Kidorable Review & Giveaway

image001100_3079It’s raining, it’s pouring, but that doesn’t mean things have to be dull and boring! I’ve will admit after about three years of living Oregon and having lived in the south for most of my life, I had to learn to love and embrace the rainy days because we have nearly nothing but during the fall and winter seasons.

Who says we have to be cooped up when it rains? Certainly, not me.  I want my daughter to learn to love the rain too and that means we have to be properly equipped with the right kind of rain gear.

While searching for rain gear for children of all ages, I came across the site Kidorable. This company was created in 1997 out of the necessity for functional and fun children’s apparel. Since then, they’ve become a name that both parents and children can get excited about.

After contacting this company, I was given the opportunity to review several products from their  Bee Line ,which is a style that works great for both boys and girls!

coat_bee_lgThe Bee Rain Coat is so adorable! I love the stripes, the bright cheerful colors, and the fact that it comes with a matching themed hanger!  This jacket features two front pockets, PVC, polyester lining, and a hood that pulls over my daughters head to keep her nice and dry! It’s  available in various sizes from 2t to 6x!

boot_bee_lgThe Bee Rain Boots, I could not live with out! My little girl is spunky and spry so as soon as she sees puddles, I know without a shout of a doubt she’s going to be running, splashing, and hopping in them with no regrets! These boots will be a life saver when I happen to take my daughter to the local farms this fall as well as the Tulip Fields during the spring! Who wants to get mud on regular shoes when you can purchase incredibly cute boots made from rubber that you can easily wipe clean? These boots are available in sizes 5 for infants to size 2!

bkpk_bee_lgI adore the Bee Backpack ! This back pack is great for kids of all ages! Right now mine is doubling up as my daughter’s diaper bag as it’s got plenty of room to add diapers, snacks, a cup, and a few other things. I know as my daughter get’s older, she’ll still use this bag as it would be perfect for any outing whether it be a trip to the park, the beach, grandma’s house, or the local zoo.

I also love the matching umbrella’s offered at Kidorable! These fun umbrellas are the perfect fit for little hands! Kidorable is definitely my first stop for my children’s rain gear!

Buy it: Kidorable offers more than just rain wear! I encourage you to check out their knit hats, gloves, and scarves for the cooler weather among us.  I couldn’t help but mention that their items would also make wonderful Holiday gifts this season!

Win it: I am thrilled to be giving one of my readers the opportunity to win their very own umbrella!

To Enter: Visit Kidorable and let me know what umbrella design you’d like if you won! (Please leave your e-mail in your first entry)

Extras:

  1. Fan Kidorable on Facebook!
  2. Follow Kidorable on Twitter!
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  8. Sign up to win giveaways at Janet and Kristinia’s blogs..( let me know which ones)
  9. Follow on Twitter @erinlowmaster & Tweet (daily entries available)

Non, bloggers & bloggers alike…

Email a friend about this giveaway. (Leave name of friend)

Tweet: (copy/paste)

RT: Win a Whimsical Umbrella from Kidorable 11/30@erinlowmaster (add url)

This Giveaway is only open to U.S and Canada

Giveaway running till 11/30/09 . Winners will be notified shortly afterward by email. Please respond within 48 hours or you forfeit your prize to another participant.

Disclaimer: I was sent several products to review from Kidorable. This review is 100% my opinion and has not been edited or reviewed by anyone. I was not compensated in any other way for this product review.

Holiday Gift Guide: Eco Time Toys Review and Giveaway

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MD1318LS-2When a company  drives to provide only the best selection & safest alternative Eco-Friendly toys for babies & children at meaningful prices, who would not want to stand behind them 100%?

I was given the opportunity to review the Beginner Band Set by MELISSA & DOUG which can be found for 24.99 at Eco Time Toys.  This fantastic music set is packaged into it’s very own wooden storage case and offers to a child, a world of wonderful music at their finger tips!

In this great little set, you’ll find a xylophone, a kazoo, castanets, a harmonica and a jingle stick. I must add that I love the painted colors of red, orange blue, yellow, purple, and green added to the instruments in this set, I believe they invoke such whims and wonder! Quite appealing to the eye and another great way to begin teaching your children about colors!

HB1268-3TMy daughter has been enjoying this set. So far, her favorite instruments are the xylophone and the jingle stick. She’ll sit for quite some time making her own kind of music. Sometimes we will sit and play together and she’ll try to mimic the tunes and beats I make.

This set is recommend for children ages 3 and up and would make a fantastic gift this Holiday season for children that love music or love making noise in general. Note that a portion of all sales at ecoTimeToys.com is donated to various children and earth-friendly charities.

I can not say enough good things about Eco Time Toys. This company saw the importance of only giving our children the very best. They took advantage of their ability to bring that into one place, giving us easy access to purchase all sorts of  wonderful play things for our children.

I encourage you to visit Eco Time Toys and check out the fantastic selection of toys available. For the latest, you can also find them on Facebook as well as Twitter.

Win it:

One reader will win a $30 Gift Certificate to Eco Time Toys!

To Enter:
Visit Eco Time Toys and let me know what you might spend your gift certificate on!

Extras:

  1. Add me to your blogroll or add my button.
  2. Blog it, link back to this post. (2 extra)
  3. Favorite my blog on Technorati
  4. Friend/Fan @ Facebook
  5. Subscribe by email/RSS. (2 extra)
  6. Sign up to win giveaways at Janet and Kristinia’s blogs..( let me know which ones)
  7. Follow on Twitter @erinlowmaster & Tweet (daily entries available)
  8. Follow ecoTimeToys.com on Twitter
  9. Follow ecoTimeToys.com on Facebook
  10. Join the ecoTimeToys.com E-mail list

Non, bloggers & bloggers alike…

Email a friend about this giveaway. (Leave name of friend)

Tweet: (copy/paste)

RT: Win a $30.00 Gift Certificate to Eco Time Toys 11/30@erinlowmaster (add url)

This Giveaway is only open to U.S and Canada

Giveaway running till 11/30/09 . Winners will be notified shortly afterward by email. Please respond within 48 hours or you forfeit your prize to another participant.

Disclaimer: I was given the Bginner Band Set to review from  Eco Time Toys . This review is 100% my opinion and has not been edited or reviewed by anyone. I was not compensated in any other way for this product review.

Holiday Gift Guide: Happy Green Bee Review and Giveaway

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100_3697Happy Green Bee is a company that specializes in creating the most unique, vibrantly colored clothes  that I’ve ever seen! The solid and bee striped colored clothes for boys and girls make an extremely bold statement that just pops!

All of their clothes are made from organic cotton, which is worlds softer than regular cotton and it last for much longer. They  use non-toxic dyes and no chemical bleaches or finishers.Thumbs up to Happy Green Bee from this mom for being so ec0-friendly!

Happy Green Bee was founded by Roxanne Quimby, you may know of her as the founder of  Burt’s Bees! I personally love Burt Bee’s products as I know I am only getting the best as with her clothing line!

Happy Green Bee has a simple philosophy: clothing that is comfortable, colorful, playful and ecologically responsible. Shouldn’t all of our children’s clothes be like that?

I was sent a petal dress in color radish/bean to review. The organic cotton material I found stretchy which is perfect for any body type! The material is breathable so my daughter won’t over heat.  And this dress has not faded after many washes!

My daughter will definitely be wearing her dress from Happy Green Bee throughout the holiday season, the red and green colored stripes make for even the perfect dress to wear on Christmas day!

Happy Green Bee is not just for babies as their sizes are newborn all the way up to four years old. I love the variety to choose from as they have swimsuits, hats, socks, tops and bottoms. They also have adorable blankets, gifts for mom, and cute dolls that wear outfits to match those on their site! I encourage to check out  out Happy Green Bee, you won’t be disappointed!

*DEAL ALERT*

Happygreenbee is offering 50% off your entire order for a limited time.  Purchases made now until November 15th, 2009 will be discounted 50% when you use the promotion code BIGSALE.  This discount applies only to www.happygreenbee.com webstore purchases.

Win it!

Happy Green Bee has generously offered one of reader a radish/bean colored a-line dress in any size!
($ 36.00)

To Enter:
Visit www.happygreenbee.com and let me know another item you like and in what color!

Extras:

1. Add me to your blogroll or add my button.
2. Blog it, link back to this post. (2 extra)
3. Favorite my blog on Technorati
4. Friend/Fan @ Facebook
5. Subscribe by email/RSS. (2 extra)
6. Sign up to win giveaways at Janet and Kristinia’s blogs..( let me know which ones)
7. Follow on Twitter @erinlowmaster & Tweet (daily entries available)
8. Email a friend about this giveaway. (Leave name of friend)

Tweet: (copy/paste)

RT: Win an adorable dress from Happy Green Bee! 11/30@erinlowmaster (add url)

This Giveaway is only open to U.S and Canada

Giveaway running till 11/30/09 . Winners will be notified shortly afterward by email. Please respond within 48 hours or you forfeit your prize to another participant.

Disclaimer: I was given a dress to review from Happy Green Bee. This review is 100% my opinion and has not been edited or reviewed by anyone. I was not compensated in any other way for this product review.

Holiday Gift Guide: Piggy Paint Nail Polish Review

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100_2563I like to paint my finger and toe nails! When I had my daughter, I couldn’t wait to paint her nails too!  My only concern with painting her nails was the fact that I knew she probably would end up putting her polish covered fingers and toes in her mouth after awhile. This scared me because I had no idea what chemicals were  in the polish that I was using. I’m also not a very big fan of the toxic odor that comes with most nail polishes either and will admit on an occasion or two, I would get some pretty nasty headaches.

I needed a kid safe, non-toxic, and odorless alternative! Thank goodness mom
Melanie Hurley realized this issue and concern for her own daughters and  founded Piggy Paint!

Piggy Paint nail polish is made with natural and water-based ingredients and is free of all harmful ingredients normally found in most polishes. It’s also 100% made in the good ole’ USA.

100_2575My daughter Melody and I were sent a bottle of Candy-Coated Swirling Lavender polish and a 4 oz bottle of nail polish remover which is hypoallergenic and completely odorless.  How fantastic is it that not only are these products safe, odorless, and kid friendly but also ingredients like Aloe Vera and Vitamin E are added to protect and care for our nails and cuticles!

I only had to use one coat when painting my daughter’s nails! It went on smoothly and looked great!

Piggy Paint is the perfect nail polish for my daughter! I can imagine in the years to come breaking out our collection of Piggy Paint Polish to top off some fantastic slumber parties! And, with the vast selection of colors to choose from (and I guarantee more will be added), everyone can wear some fun colors that fit their own personalities like Ice Cream Dream, Dragon Tears, Girls Rule, Mac-N-Cheese Please, and more!

This mom gives Piggy Paint 5 stars!

100_2562Each .5 0z  bottle of Piggy Paint polish cost 9.99 each though you can get great saving if you purchase their three bottled gift packs.

Right now you can received 15% off including sale items, until November 30, 2009.

Use Coupon Code: BLESSED15L

If you spend over $25, domestic shipping is FREE! They ship worldwide! www.piggypaint.com

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A portion of the sales from the Breast Cancer Pail will be donated to the
Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure for Research!

Disclaimer: I was given a sample bottle of  nail polish for review from www.piggypaint.com . This review is 100% my opinion and has not been edited or reviewed by anyone. I was not compensated in any other way for this product review.