November 25, 2008

Day 1 -- Holiday Steals, Deals and a Giveaway! UPDATED

In the spirit of the holiday season, we'll be giving our readers the lowdown on steals, deals, and the chance at some great giveaways -- consider them holiday gifts from us to you!

Leapfrog is offering its Friends and Family discount of 30% off all orders of $50 or more. Use promo code HY8NFF at checkout. And until 12/19, all orders of $50 or more qualify for FREE shipping. Put those together? Definitely a steal!

ENDING TOMORROW! Target has a ton of coupons available for awesome toys. They are even divided into categories suited to all the kids in your life: Junior Geniuses; Creative Constructors; Gifted Girls; Wonder Boys; Media Maniacs; and Good Sports. You can use them in the store or shop online. You can
find the coupons here.

The fine folks at
One Step Ahead - a fabulous toy company founded by real-life parents, Karen and Ian Scott - sent me the Animal Crackers Giant Stacking Toy for L'il Buddy to try out. I have to say that this toy was a hit right out of the box. First, the toy really is giant! And what kid doesn't like a big, colorful toy? Since L'il Buddy is only 5 months old, Giggles took it upon herself to "help" him play with it -- and she enjoys the toy too! Each stacking ring is made of a different, but soft, textured fabric -- perfect for little hands learning their way around the world through touch. Second, each ring makes a different sound when squeezed, stacked or shaken. The sounds are what make L'il Buddy's eyes light up. Last, the rings are of differing sizes so kids will have fun trying to stack them in whatever order they choose. This toy makes a lovely gift for any baby. Bonus: they can even chew on the rings to their heart's content! My only minor complaint is that there is a little fish at the top of the stacking ring which makes it little tricky for little ones to get the stacking rings on without some extra effort. The Animal Crackers Giant Stacking Toy retails for $34.95. More details on the toy, below.

Now I promised a giveaway and here it is: One Step Ahead sent me two of these cool toys, one for L'il Buddy and one to giveaway to a lucky reader. Just leave us a comment by midnight on Friday, 11/28, telling us who this would be the perfect gift for. A lucky winner will be chosen at random.

But wait! There's more. All MamaLaw readers can take advantage of this sepcial discount: Use Coupon Code - BLOGSAVE, valid now through 12/7/08, and receive 15% off orders of $85 or more when shopping on the
One Step Ahead online store.

More Holiday Steals, Deals and Giveaways coming your way soon!! Stay tuned...


Manufacturer's Description:

Kids will go crackers for this giant critter stacker! Terrific play value: more than a towering, stacking toy, it's a menagerie of plush animal pals. Squeeze 'em, stack 'em, shake 'em - each piece is a toy in itself, with different sounds and textures to explore. Great for coordination! And a whopping 18"H, for bigger stacking fun! This is a One Step Ahead exclusive! Our in-house Design Team invests thought and care into every last detail, to bring you high-quality products you can't find anywhere else. Encourages eye-hand coordination, and this developmental toys also provides visual and tactile stimulation, with different colors and textures (velour, terrycloth, velboa, corduroy, and poly/cotton)

Each ring makes a different sound: rattle, crinkle, jingle, squeak!
Beautifully sewn, with charming appliqu├ęs and embroidery
Spot clean with a damp cloth
18½"H x 10"L x 10"W when assembled


Congratulations to Lisa Pizza the winner of the Animal Crackers Giant Stacking Toy Giveaway!!

Here is the number pick from (we didn't count J. Ny's comment since she is a member of this blog):


Jonez said...

I want this for my lil nephew! Pretty please :)

Justice Ny said...

One Step Ahead has great stuff!

esquiremom said...

Hey ladies. I have to jump in on this opportunity!!!! This would be great for my little one. Happy Holidays!!!

Days like These! said...

I'll send this to baby William!

Lisa Pizza said...

My Sigma nephew Baby Isaiah in San Antonio would love this!

Dee said...

MY co-worker and I are hitting Target at lunch! Hehe.

HapiMommy said...

I would love to give this toy to my nephew. I'm sure it would keep him busy!

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