Posts Written On April 13, 2014

Bitty Play: @DuneCraft Super Slippery Bouncy Balls

‘Just add water’ is the perfect instructions for budding preschooler scientists. Dunecraft’s Balls start out as little hard bits, then miraculously grow into rainbow, glow in the dark or clear balls when you put them in water. My son loved watching the balls get bigger and then bouncing and exploding them.

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We also had a simplified discussion on osmosis while playing. The balls grow nicely in a clear jar but you will not want to be deprived of the sensory experience of handling them. Of course that can make for a messy clean up. If you can wait until they dry though, they vacuum up easily.

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You have seen these at florists before. Now your kids can enjoy them too over and over again as they shrink and dry and are put back in water to grow again. Watch out that your little guy doesn’t try eating them as they do look very candy like.

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These miniature marbles have a lot more to them than meets the eye. Just add water and let the fun begin as the balls expand hundreds of times in size! The warmer the water, the faster they grow! Grow a variety of amazing balls, balls that glow, balls that looks like marbles and much more! They slip, slide, bounce, and break! Let them dry out and store them in a sealed bag to easily reuse for hours of ball bouncing fun!
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The Dunecraft toys retail for $4.99 and is great for weekend fun to keep the little ones busy but also learn a bit about science!

Looking forward to a warm day to try DuneCraft’s Slick Sand outside.

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Color My World: Dabbawalla Bags for Summer!

Summer is coming and it’s time to start wearing bright colors again!


After the long and cold winter, there is nothing more special than brightening up your home with a Dabbawalla backpack! Dabbawalla Bags are the fun and functional way for adventurers of all ages to tote lunch and gear in style. Inspired by the legendary system of dabbawallas delivering homemade lunch to thousands of office workers in India, Dabbawalla Bags continues the tradition with its modern line of individually-crafted bags for families. Perfect for carrying lunch and gear to school or work, our vibrant, whimsical designs are designed for rough-n-tumble fun, yet are stylish enough to stand out from the crowd.

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My cousin Michael, a bitty, just adores the Dabbawalla Color My World Crayon backpack. With its soft but structured shape, inner pockets, and bright crayons – I hope this backpack will inspire some creativity for him this summer! The best part about the Dabbawalla backpack is that it comes in all types of different animal shapes and sizes . There are backpacks, lunch bags, lunch purses – for both little boys and girls! If you are looking for a present for your bitty this summer, you will find it useful for picnics, parks and day trips.

  • Sized and designed specifically for preschool and early elementary school
  • Perfect for carrying lunch and gear to school, day trips or overnight adventures
  • Cushioned, flexible straps that adjust from the inside and can be pulled tight when not in use
  • Outside back pocket and three inside mesh pockets
  • Dimensions: 12″L x 11″W x 6″
  • Sewn in Taiwan by a family-owned and operated facility that supports responsbile labor practices and environmental stewardship
  • Machine Washable (front loaders only) or hand wash, and drip dry
  • All Dabbawalla Bags are 100% toxic free, with zero lead, BPA-free, and no phthalates or PVC

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Moms love Dabbawalla bags for their kids because of its light weight and divided pockets inside the backpack.  Kids love it because of the colors and cute characters.  The straps are very practical because it is on the inside of the backpack and easy to adjust.  The fabric is so soft and very gentle on the little one’s skin (to prevent chafing). The best bag for kids available on the market hands down because it is easy to carry and not heavy at all!

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Look out more information on www.http://dabbawallabags.com

Color their world with a whimsical crayon backpack that is perfect for the young preschooler about to embark on a lifetime of adventures. The Crayon Backpack comes with adjustable stretchy straps, an easy grip handle on top, and inside and outside pockets to organize gear. And when the exploration gets messy, this eco- friendly backpack is completely washable. Individually crafted from a revolutionary foam material that is degradable, recyclable and 100% toxic-free.

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3 Ways to Show your iPad Love

My iPad goes everywhere with me and I am always on the hunt for accessories and cases that can better improve my work flow. The Snugg is a great professional looking case especially for meetings!  It is for the iPad 2 and has all the important cut out sections for your volume, camera and battery charger.

One of the really cool features is the integrated stand. It is good for Skype calls, Facetime and watching movies! If you like to play games, browse Pinterest or check Instagram, you can loop your stylus into the build in nook for it.

Another really important aspect of the Snugg case is the Sleep/Wake function. It is the magnetized edge that helps you preserve battery life and lets your iPad sleep when it is closed. When the iPad is closed, there is a fashionable handstrap for easy holding!

This case is available for $29 on http://www.thesnugg.com

A Glow in the Dark beaded charging USB! Now you will never mix up which cord is yours. This pretty pastel cord is a nice change from a dirty white one right? You can get this cord and other colors on Etsy.com for $12.99!

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The iPad gets sooooo dirty!  From my grubby fingers using it as a cookbook and also just regular finger grease. I never knew how clean my iPad could be before I used these JMK cloths!  I even use it in my kitchen, TV and everything else!  I am obsessed. The Microfiber clings on to your fingers and it feels prickly.  If you knew $8 could change your life would you do it? You can grab these on Amazon. You will love it!

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Bitty du Jour: @Wynterbabystyle and her mom Ashley

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Curly haired, mini fashionista styled by mom @lolakinkz

Not only does Wynter co-own and inspire her mom’s Etsy store, she also has a full time job being the BIG TIME cutest in Texas. Show em how it’s done Wynter!

See more of Wynter’s amazing accessories by following her mom’s IG @LOLAKINKZ

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