Handmade Party Favors from Gifts Define

Everyday gift giving becomes even more special when you give a memorable, personalized gift... You'll be known as the hostess with the mostess when your guests leave with one of these adorable party charms from Gifts Define! So sweet, colorful and vibrant, they're perfect for souvenirs, to dress up your place cards, use in a whimsical centerpiece or pair with a fun invitation! They supply the handmade cuteness- you make it magical. Made in the USA

Make these delightful parade of storybook birds as your next spectacular party gift favors. These signature hand sewn storybook birds will remind your guests of the event long after it’s over. Creative ways to display these bird favors, among others: to tie guests' namecards to each bird favor, arrange the bird favors as lovely centerpiece, hang the birds on each guest’s chair back for a sweet decoration, adorn to the bird to your send-off goodie bags or pair each bird with a thoughtful invitation or thank you card. 

Please stop by their online shop to view all of their amazing handmade gifts & decor. 

Vendor Spotlight: Gifts Define

For this week's Vendor Spotlight, we are pleased to feature Gifts Define. If you're looking for the PERFECT gift for Baby's First Christmas, Gifts Define offers a Santa Bird Baby's First Christmas Keepsake that will help those wonderful memories flood back year after year!

Handmade in their secret workshop from soft wool felt, a little magic and an extra dose of love, these heirloom quality keepsakes hang from a beautiful 5" long ribbon printed with "Baby's First Chrstmas 2013" in sparkling gold letters. Each plush element is created from hand-cut Öko-Tex Standard 100 wool felt, plumped with hypo-allergenic polyester stuffing and entirely hand sewn with embroidered and beaded details. They measure 5.5" wide and 2.75" high and come beautifully nestled in a ribbon-tied kraft gift box, ready to go right under the tree. {Please note that these Holiday Bird Keepsakes are solely intended for decorative purposes and are not toys for children.}

About Gifts Define

Since 2006, Gifts Define has been designing whimsical handmade creations featuring imaginary fun animals, little angels and mermaids; which all composed into one-of-a-kind, fanciful collection of premium Baby Mobiles, unique Party Favors, personalized Wall Art décor and memorable gift keepsakes. Each artistically handmade piece is never plasticky, never papery, never cheap or of poor quality. Their wool felt fabric is OEKO-Tex 100 Certified, which means it is guaranteed to be free of harmful toxins and all products are Made in U.S.A.

Vendor Spotlight: Little Moon Jumper

This week we are delighted to feature one of the newest members of our online Baby Shopping Guide. Little Moonjumper unique personalized baby blankets have been keeping babies around the globe warm and stylish for 15 years. All of their unique designs (30+) are appliquéd in fun patterns of brightly colored fleece in three different sizes. Little Moonjumper blankets are designed to fit in carseats, strollers, cribs and playpens without ever fading, unraveling or shrinking – no matter how many times they are washed. Best of all, baby’s name is sewn on in 4 inch letters boldly announcing their presence to the world.

Little Moonjumper blankets have been seen on The Today Show, HGTV, Friends, Sex and the City, Parenthood and Up All Night and in the pages of InStyle, Town & Country, Parents and Child magazines. They have graced many celebrity nurseries including those of Téa Leoni, Cindy Crawford, Jerry Seinfeld, Tori Spelling, Angelina Jolie and Omare Stoudemayer. Little Moonjumper blankets are hand cut and sewn in The United States in an old knitting mill in Fall River, Massachusetts near where the owner grew up. 

Stop by their online shop today and give your little one a special keepsake they will cherish forever. 

Vendor Spotlight: Baby Binkz

We are proud to welcome Baby Binkz back to our online Baby Shopping Guide this year. Baby Binkz is your source for cleverly presented, practical products including Unique Diaper Cakes, Baby Shower Decorations, Baby Gifts, and More! This gender-neutral basket is a great example of some of the fabulous products they have to offer - don't you just LOVE the unique packaging! Receiving Blanket Milkshakes, Washcloth Lollipops and Diaper & Onesie Cupcakes - BRILLIANT!

If you are looking for a great alternative to the typical registry or gift card purchase, stop by Baby Binkz today to shop their AMAZING products! They even offer Custom Orders for those of you that have a great idea in mind but don't have the time, they'll do the crafting for you!

SAVE 15% on your next Makaboo Personalized Gifts Order!

Our new friends at māk•a•boo Personalized Gifts have created a special discount code for you, our readers to SAVE 15% OFF your next purchase at their online boutique. Simply enter the code BestBaby15off during checkout from now until 1/15/13 and take advantage of great savings on GREAT products! māk•a•boo is your #1 source for the web’s cutest personalized gifts - choose from the highest quality newborn, baby and toddler products and add FREE personalization and embroidery to your order to make it extra special!


māk•a•boo Personalized Gifts was launched in St. Louis, MO in December of 2009 with the goal of becoming the nation’s premiere online destination for high-end personalized children’s gifts. Since its launch, māk•a•boo has shipped gifts to all 50 states, and has been featured on a variety of local and national media outlets. Since māk•a•boo is primarily an online retailer where customers cannot see and touch its products, the site features brands that moms already know and love such as Angel Dear, Bella Bliss, Kissy Kissy, and Swaddle Designs. We are proud to include our one-of-a-kind personalization experience, embroidery, and darling packaging free with all of our gifts.



Music for your little one from Grace & Elie

Happy Monday - we hope that everyone had a great weekend! Today we are excited to share a Muscial CD feature from our friends at Grace & Elie and their Studio E page, where you can find a wonderful collection of music for babies and kids. Their current music collection features the Putumayo Kids Playground and Dreamland Series. The Playground Series features upbeat sounds, perfect for dancing and playtime, while the Dreamland Series offers a softer blend of music for more relaxing moments. What I love most about Studio E is that you can preview each of the songs on the CD's to see which one is best for you and your little one. We invite you to view the product descriptions below and click on the links to listen to a preview of this wonderful collection of music.

African Playground has upbeat rhythms & melodies to delight children and their families.

Caribbean Playground offers diverse music such as zouk, soca, reggae, bomba and more!

Dreamland is the CD of choice for soothing lullabies and relaxing songs for peole of all ages.

French Playground is a rendezvous of fun French & Creole songs your children will love!

Sesame Street Playground is where you can find an exciting world music adventure for kids.


Any of these CD's would make a great gift for baby showers, birthday parties or welcome baby events and are a great way for you to introduce your little one to the world of music.

Grace & Elie has graciously extended an offer to our followers for 10% off your entire purchase, just enter the code: BBS312 at checkout to take advantage of the savings! Be sure to visit their site to view their entire line of distinctive children's clothing and accessories for ages 0-10 years.


Giveaway: Baby Keba Organic Pima Cotton Hooded Blanket

Congrats to Sam for being chosen as the winner of this giveaway! We will be in touch and thanks to everyone who entered!


I {heart} Wednesdays because we get to introduce you to a new weekly giveaway! This week we are proud to feature Baby Keba Clothing and Accessories - your favorite source for eco-friendly organic baby items for your little bundle of joy. Their online store offers a fabulous selection of super soft baby sleepwear, comfortable baby clothing for boys and girls as well as an array of accessories all made from organic materials. Baby Keba has become so trendy because it is eco-friendly, affordable and features charming style and superb quality.

We are delighted to feature this amazing giveaway for {one} 100% Organic Pima Cotton Hooded Blanket in your choice of blue trim with a turtle logo, or a pink trim with a butterfly logo {a $42 value}. This blanket measures 33" X 33", is machine washable & dryer safe. It's made in Peru and is 100% Global Organic Textile Standard certified. This blanket is sure to leave your little one wrapped in ultra soft comfort and would make a perfect gift!

To enter the contest please visit Baby Keba and come back here to leave me a comment with your favorite product from their website. The contest runs thru Tuesday March 6th, with a winner being selected on Wednesday March 7th. Please be sure to leave your email address on the comment form so I can email you if you're the lucky winner {it will not be published} 

For Additional Entries Into The Giveaway:

follow Baby Keba on Twitter and then come back and leave me a new comment that you're now  following @BabyKeba on Twitter

"like" Baby Keba on Facebook and then come back and leave me a new comment that you now like Baby Keba on Facebook

follow BestBabySites on Twitter and then come back and leave me a comment that you're now following @BestBabySites on Twitter

"like" Best Baby Sites on Facebook and then come back and leave me a new comment that you now like Best Baby Sites on Facebook

Tweet the following: "I just entered to win an Organic Pima Cotton Hooded Blanket from @babykeba on @BestBabySites  - Enter Here: http://ow.ly/9lPy0" and then come back to leave me a new comment with a link to your tweet and your twitter id.

You must be 18 years or older to enter and reside in the United States to be eligible
(shipping is provided to US only if applicable).