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RT @MarqueComm: “@MommyLuvsCoffee: precious moment w/ this sweet boy. and totally blown away by this…” @ItzyRitzy
What do April, Brooke, Daisy and Poppy share? All sweet baby names w/ a nod to Spring! fun @disneybaby #babynames
Planting a veggie patch with the kiddos? Here’s a basic shopping list and how-to instructions: #earthdayeveryday
We all heard the term “slept like a baby” but one mom shares three more accurate terms:...
Don't have an Easter bonnet for tomorrow? Try a Wee Ones "Stacker" instead! Wee Ones bows make great toppers...
how about putting an empty puzzle box in the basket this year, with the pieces in the plastic eggs? Lil' one has...
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RT @projecteve1: 8 Habits of Happiness (Inforgraphic) | Getting Balance | Getting Balance
Looking so adorable on your 2nd Birthday in your Attitude Pie tutu dress!
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Great weekend kick off with dance party jamming to kiddo tunes from @radiodisney on @Sonos! #springbreak
RT @gretalgret: @TheLeakyBoob @ItzyRitzy loving the chevrons, that scarf is beautiful.
RT @dandrews1976: @TheLeakyBoob @ItzyRitzy that scarf is stunning!
Attitude Pie's beautiful denim blue, white, black, and fuchsia jackets with unique crystal buttons will be on...
Want the PERFECT birthday gift? How about the Attitude Pie storybook called "Today Is My Birthday and I Have...
Sneakers by See Kai Run boys Pablo in Blue
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RT @TheLeakyBoob: This arrived this week, an adorable package from @itzyritzy with their new chevron nursing scarf and……
Pretty little Savannah looking adorable in the Kai girl's Lila sandal at the tulip farm. #kids #healthyfeet
Check out all the prizes you can win just by voting in The Messiest Baby Contest by Baby Dipper bowl! Cast your...
Did you know you can find Itzy Ritzy at some hardware stores? If you're in Iowa City, IA, scoop up some snack...
Planning a #green / #organic #Baby Nursery? What to prioritize/ tips to avoid frustration:
Easter fun for baby! Play egg rolling games + sort by color. Keep little ones occupied during brunch. thx @babyzone!

I just finished attending my third Licensing Expo at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas. I WROTE THIS BLOG in 2009. At this year’s event, I saw more than ever that whatever was old is new - or reimagined - again. So … I thought I would rerun these thoughts. Only thing maybe changed is popularity of Jonas Brothers? What licensed characters do you remember from childhood?

Got me thinking of the licensed characters of my childhood, and those that came and went during the “licensing years” of my three children over 20 years ago.

Davy Crockett – King of My Wild Frontier

Children’s club was a big success! We haven’t attended in NYC regularly for the past 5 years and are just now starting to build a schedule to attend every March and October show. Lots of our clients who missed us are excited to be ordering again, especially from our new collection of extremely affordable styles.
We’re still committed to being made in USA using natural materials and fun-tastic designs. If you missed us last week, you can still get the catalog, just email

Dapper Snappers

Here is a link ( to the Federal Register Notice announcing the Consumer Product Safety Commission’s (CPSC) decision to extend the existing stay of enforcement on testing and certifications of the total lead content in children’s products (except for metal components of children’s metal jewelry) until December 31, 2011.

CPSC is in the process of notifying manufactures of the Database and encouraging them to “register” a company representative who will receive information about complaints pertaining to their company’s products. I strongly encourage each of you to nominate and register such an individual so that you will have an opportunity to timely respond to any published complaint.

For your information, a press release from the CPSC announcing the Database is available on their website (

What’s the best way to ring in the New Year? With new shoes of course! Check out our brand new walkers for toddlers in 5 of our most popular patterns! These new walkers are available in sizes 12-18 and 18-24 months and have a non-slip sole. They are perfect for your toddler’s play dates, dress up or any time she wants to feel special! Pick yours up today!

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I heard on the radio the words ” temperatures will drop below freezing” and instantly make a note to pull out my Alpha Industries N3B parka- made for all ages this jacket is perfect for those extra cold days! The flight nylon outer shell protects from the blustery winds, and the warm furry lined hood is perfect to pull around your little ones head for those icy cold days, and fun play in the snow days! The zip up front keep them warm from the nose all the way to the toes! Get one for your lil one and a matching one for you too!

Julia Beck (founder of the Forty Weeks consulting firm that specializes in the expectant and new moms market) reminds me of all the best qualities of Dolly Levi. She’s a dynamic, energized marketing matchmaker who arranges things … like creative partnerships between complementary brands, major brand-building events, innovative promotional campaigns, one-of-a-kind strategies, advertorials, image makeovers and effective ways to match women with products and services, from fertility through first years with new life.

Lately, many of the top marketing minds have been stating publicly that businesses should be redirecting their resources away from their website and into Facebook, specifically Facebook fan pages. ‘Skittles’ now uses its website as solely a landing page, redirecting traffic to its social media platforms, specifically Facebook.