Tuesday, November 4, 2008


BabyLegs Baby/Child Leg (or Arm) Warmers $12-28 a pair
BabyLegs help kids stay warm and make a funky fashion statement at once! They're great for active crawlers, protecting knees while keeping the feet free for gripping. They make diaper changes and pottytraining a breeze. And they're just so darn cute. Leave a comment below and maybe you'll win one of the 3 BabyLegs for giveaway - all are in adorable holiday patterns!

Silikids Silibib $12.95 and Silipads $14.95 and Siliskin small bottle sleeve (not yet available for purchase)
Put all your plastic worries behind and try Silikids sillicone baby products. Silicone is hygienic and hypoallergenic. Its rubber like material is safe, durable and pliable, there are no open pores to harbor bacteria.
Silicone is easy to use and to clean and Silikids products are all made from medical grade silicone. A great gift for the eco-mama's baby. Leave a comment below and win a Silikids gift pack of a Siliskin bottle sleeve, Silipads for new crawlers and a cute Silibib.

Charbridge Whimsical Hats, size newborn-adult, $15
The winner can choose the size and hat of his/her choice
Who wouldn't want an adorable, originally designed and hand-knit hat for their little girl or guy? Choose from hats posing as monsters, spiders, animals and fruits and you'll never get your kid to take it off. A great price for a completely hand crafted hat made of worsted weight acrylic yarn. Leave a comment below for a chance to win the hat of your child's holiday dreams!

AllyZabba Pastel Dot Small Blanket $24.95
OMG, this blankie is so soft that I often want to snuggle with it like Linus. The AllyZabba Blanket is retro-dot patterned satin on one side and plush baby-colored chenille on the other. And although it feels dry clean only, just throw it in the machine. This blankie will be the hit of the baby shower, guaranteed.

On Tray Super Market Snacker $7
You know how my kids love eating their way through the grocery store? Now your little one can too, with On Tray! This BPA-free plastic tray keeps snacks nearby and secure so you can actually buy some groceries. Leave a comment and a lucky winner will receive their own!

Wooden Photograph Albums by Tree at The Pajama Squid $36
These photo albums/baby books' vintage-inspired designs are handmade and sophisticated. Each feature a cute chubby little elephant on the cover to help you never forget your child's early years and are available in an array of colors. Acid-free sleeves hold 40 photos 4×6 or smaller. Each page has a small area for writing captions, dates, etc. The inside front cover is printed with “this book is all about” with space for a name, occasion, or little photo. The wooden ring and strap keep your memories safe with style.

The Parent Trip: From High Heels and Parties to Highchairs and Potties $14.95
This new laugh-at-loud parenting handbook and memoir is by hilarious Jenna McCarthy. Perfect for new parents and veteran mommies too. The tips and trade secrets of mommyhood are priceless, as well as the chance to giggle from deep in the trenches of parenting. One lucky APISS reader will receive their very own copy, woo hoo!

Sammy, Very First Baby Doll & Allergen-Free Sensitive Baby $10.99
The big contender for "Lovey" status, this 11 Inch Very First Baby Doll is soft and cuddly, specially designed for asthma and allergy sensitive babies. It's a doll that baby can play with right from the get-go. Tiny and sensitive babies can cuddle with confidence.

Lavender Dreams Slumbersong Baby $7.98
This sweet baby is scented with soothing lavender, a natural scent known to calm and relax fussy children. Pull baby's musical nightcap and hear a soft lullaby. For ages 0+. Leave a comment for a chance to welcome this baby into your home!

Organic & Funny Baby Gift Set, Bath by Bettijo $48
A clever gift for the eco mom and baby is this organic gift set by Bath by Bettijo Included in the set is an organic romper for 6-12 months from Wry Baby that proclaims, “Ask me about my compost pile,” Sweet B. baby products organic baby shampoo & wash, and shea butter soothing lotion. Ingredients include Organic Aloe Vera, Organic Jojoba Seed Oil, Vitamin E and B5, and Raw Shea Butter.

Zutano Baby Basics & Cozies Various Prices $8-60
The brightest colors, the most whimsical prints, Zutano Baby Basics show a love of babies and individuality. I love that most of the patterns work great for boys or girls, making them excellent (and gift closet stockable) baby shower gifts. The Zutano clothese I have bought my children never ever fade and the blankets are the kids' favorites. Mix the patterns and stripes and colors for a unique combo that will make your baby or toddler smile.
Leave a comment to receive a unisex Zutano Baby Basics outfit! The outfit is a long sleeved baby tee in the acorn mouse pattern, a fleece cozie in pool and a cotton cap in brown - all size 6-12 months.

Guess How Much I Love You Baby Spa Sampler Pack by Dionis Collection $10
Dionis offers a line of baby products composed of nurturing and soothing herbs and botanicals that are safe to use on all skin types, even sensitive. The charming nut brown hares of the beloved children's book grace the labels - perfect for gift baskets and diaper cakes! Included in the zippered bag are 2 oz. travel sized samples of moisturizing baby lotion, gentle baby wash, soothing baby powder and nourishing baby oil.

Baby Monkey Organic Cotton Onesies $24.99
I love the Feng Shui and Asian-inspired onesies from Baby Monkey. Not only are the designs adorable enough for your or your friends' gorgeous child, but they're a gift you can feel good about giving: the organic cotton is sustainably farmed, softer and is free of toxic chemicals which are known to cause allergies, skin rashes, and eczema on a babies' skin. All APISS Reviews readers can happily receive 20% off purchases at Baby Monkey using discount code is BM20, and leave a comment for the chance to receive a holiday-colored red "Born On An Auspicious Day" onesie in size 12-18 months.


Discovery Store Dancing Alligator $19.95
Few sounds in this world are as annoying to me personally as that of the Fisher-Price Corn Popper™. (No offense to F-P, whose toys and baby gear are one of the most crucial design elements of my home.) I'm just more of a clackety-clack than a pop-goes-the-weasel type of gal.

That's why I like this alligator pull toy. It's an eco-toy with a wooden design, environmentally-conscious manufacturing and non-toxic materials that are easy on the environment. And it's rhythmic sound is easy on my sensitive ears. It's also cute as heck.

Comfy Crawler Baby Body Suits by Gissy Bella Baby Boutique $24
These one piece crawling body suits are made with busy crawlers in mind! The softest, buttery cotton is used for sensitive skin and sturdy metal snaps keep everything in place. But the best part? Padding, padding and more padding!
There's front side-padding in the knees, shins and elbows for whichever crawling style your little one prefers and the most adorable rear side-cushy booty pad helps cushion wobbly babies' falls and scoots. Save 10% with discount code 'SaveOurKnees.'

The Rookie Mom's Handbook: 250 Activities to do with (and without) Your Baby $14.95
The fabulous Rookie Moms Heather and Whitney have published a book that the SF Chronicle calls "the baby Bible." A super shower gift or holiday present, it's chock full of resources for the new or expecting mother. Full of advice on parenting and balancing one's personal life and interests after the arrival of baby, it truly has something fun for everyone. Save 25% if you order from Quirk and enter promo code ROOKIEMOMS and leave a comment below for a chance to win this goodie of a guide!

Numi Teas Bamboo Flowering Tea Gift Set $39.99
Perfect way to pamper the expectant mama and tea lover. Packaged in an exotic hand-made dark bamboo case, this Flowering Gift Set holds a bin of Numi's Bouquet Flowering Tea Leaves and Numi's Teahouse glass teapot. It's a simple luxury that heightens the tea experience and makes for a singular conversation piece, and the reusable bamboo case is a gift in itself. Leave a comment, get a chance to win!

PLAYSKOOL Shake, Rattle & Roll teether at CVS $4.49
This new teething toy stimulates baby’s senses with bright colors, a variety of textures and three teethable rolling shapes; it is easy for baby to grasp, helps develop hand/eye coordination and provides sounds that will entertain and distract babies from the pain of teething. Available exclusively at CVS.

Five Good Minutes: 100 morning practices to help you stay calm & focused all day long $14.95 These 100 simple practices are designed to help even the busiest person start the day right. What difference can five minutes make in the crazy, nonstop course of a sixteen-hour day? A little time well spent can lead to extraordinary changes and this book shows you how to dramatically improve your life in just a few moments each day. Leave a comment and this serenity can be yours!

PoliticsbabyIt's Only Politics, Baby Onesies and Tees $16
These fun political tees for babies and toddlers provide a cool shower gift for an election year, or an easy way to tick off your relatives of the opposing party at the family holiday table. Slogans like "Democrats/Republicans whine and cry more than I do," "I'm a Democrat/Republican baby" and "I am a weapon of mass destruction" are screen printed on American Apparel tees in sizes 3-6, 6-12, 12-18 and 18-24 months.

The Balanced Mom: Raising Your Kids Without Losing Yourself $14.95
Author and life coach Bria Simpson tells mothers "Taking care of you is not just okay-it's essential." Her book offers dozens of simple tips to help you create the time and space you need to reconnect with your self, separate from your children. One lucky reader that comments below will receive her own copy!


009 Maternity Tee by 2 Chix at 9 Months to Grow $38
There's no better time to wear a slogan tee than when your body has been taken over by another. So what if you're feeling more Jaws than Iron Curtain Bond Babe? Throw on this secret agent disguise when feeling conspicuous and order your chocolate malt shaken not...you know the rest.

The Anywhere, Anytime Chill Guide: 77 Simple Strategies for Serenity $10.17
The Anywhere, Anytime Chill Guide is a practical and prescriptive one-stop shop for quickly taking charge of your well-being when you need it most. A certified yoga teacher and the founder of msmindbody.com, author Kate Hanley gives clear, step-by-step instructions on how to relieve specific stressful situations with simple exercises. Leave a comment, be entered in the drawing to win the book!

Sarah Pinto 2009 Weekly Planners $25
Sarah Pinto's 2009 Weekly Planners are a simple, functional and eco-friendly organizational solution. These durable planners measure 5x7 and are made with high-quality recycled paper, soy-based ink and are available in five unique cover designs. One lucky commenter will win the planner of her choice!

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