May 252013
 
Rubens Barn Doll Review & Magic Cabin Giveaway

Frugality Is Free Disclaimer review and giveaway

With three boys in the family, I am thrilled to have a baby girl to share my love for pretty dresses, my favorite authors and love for dolls and all things pretty. So, when Bellamy Blue was born, I searched all over for the perfect Baby’s First Doll for her. I looked at many first dolls, but I finally found the perfect first doll at Magic Cabin.… Read more

Sep 252010
 
Green Sprouts Long Sleeved Bib and Green Sprouts Shopping Cart Cover from i play Review & Giveaway

My 14-month-old son recently started becoming very independent, and he now wants to feed himself. It turned out to be quite a mess, as he tore off every bib I put on him, and I was getting rather frustrated. Fortunately the Green Sprouts Long Sleeved Bib from i play arrived just at the right time.

Amazingly my little one actually likes wearing his new Green Sprouts Long Sleeved Waterproof bib from i play, and after a few weeks of wearing it, he now actually asks to wear it at meal time.… Read more
Sep 252010
 
Green Sprouts Long Sleeved Bib and Green Sprouts Shopping Cart Cover from i play Review & Giveaway

My 14-month-old son recently started becoming very independent, and he now wants to feed himself. It turned out to be quite a mess, as he tore off every bib I put on him, and I was getting rather frustrated. Fortunately the Green Sprouts Long Sleeved Bib from i play arrived just at the right time.

Amazingly my little one actually likes wearing his new Green Sprouts Long Sleeved Waterproof bib from i play, and after a few weeks of wearing it, he now actually asks to wear it at meal time.… Read more
Sep 132010
 
Kitty Bead Maze Wooden Toy from ImagiPLAY Review & Giveaway

kitty bead mazeEver since school started back up, I have been on the go with my little one, and he has been spending many hours in his stroller while dropping off and picking up his brothers all over the city. Fortunately he has a comfortable stroller with lots of shade, but the views still get boring after a while. The solution has been the Kitty Bead Maze from ImagiPLAY, a beautiful handcrafted wooden toy as it is a perfect fit for his little hands, and it is a great way for him to entertain himself in the stroller.Read more

Sep 022010
 
Green Toys Recycle Truck Review & Giveaway
As a mother of three boys I try to teach my sons about being environmentally conscious, and when I come across toys that are made in an environmentally friendly way, I get very excited.When I discovered the Green Toys Recycle Truck, I knew it was going to be a hit with my boys, who have a strong fascination with the green recycle truck that comes around at our house every two weeks.… Read more
Aug 222010
 
Water Bugs Bath Toy from Boon Review & Giveaway

It is tough getting my little one out of the bath these days, as the baby is having a blast playing in the tub with his new Water Bugs bath toys from Boon.

The Water Bugs from Boon includes a floatable net and three floatable critters, that children can catch with the net.

The Water Bugs is recommended from ages 9 month +, and I can highly recommend the Water Bugs bath toys for a wide age range.… Read more

Aug 022010
 
The Rosemary Wells Collection Featuring Max & Ruby Read-A-Long DVD Review & Giveaway

PhotobucketThe Rosemary Wells CollectionScholastic Storybook Treasures just released The Rosemary Wells Collection featuring Max and Ruby on a read-a-long DVD set, and it is sure to please both kids and parents. The Rosemary Wells Collection includes stories about our family favorites Max and Ruby, but it also includes stories about Well’s other bunny characters such as Emily, Morris and Nora.
 

My two oldest boys ages 4 and 7 sat spellbound to the screen the first time they watched the story Max’s Chocolate Chicken, and my 12-month-old son, who has just begun taking an interest in the big screen, even stopped his play to watch as Max and Ruby went on egg-hunt adventure.… Read more
Jul 282010
 
Balboa Baby Shopping Cart & High Chair Cover Review
PhotobucketI felt like a child on Christmas Eve, when I opened up the box with my new Balboa Shopping Cart and High Chair Cover. The Balboa Shopping Cart Cover is not just practical, but it is soft, extremely well crafted, and the fabric is absolutely beautiful as well.
*1 1/2 year update: After one and a half year, numerous uses and many washes the Balboa shopping cart cover is still as beautiful as ever.Read more
Jul 262010
 
Justin Roberts' Newly Released CD Jungle Gym Review & Giveaway
PhotobucketJustin Roberts’ new cd Jungle Gym is sure to take over the country by storm, as he is off on his latest tour. Jungle Gym has definitely made a big impression at my house, and my kids are dancing around day and night.
Jungle GymWhen we first listened to Jungle Gym, my one-year-old baby boy began bouncing in his high chair as soon as his older brothers turned up the volume, and he immediately insisted on joining them at the make-believe dance floor.… Read more
Jul 122010
 
Fandangling Review & Giveaway - Baby's Best First Birthday Gifts - CLOSED

PhotobucketI am very excited to present the Fandangling, one of Baby’s Best First Birthday Gifts here at Frugality Is Free. The Fandangling transforms ceiling fans into fun mobiles, but while a crib mobile can only be used up until about six months, the Fandangling is for all ages. 
 
The Fandangling is a very simple, but extremely fun and smart concept, and our air plane Fandangling seems to be drawing attention by anyone who enters our house no matter what age.Read more
Jul 122010
 
Baby’s Best First Birthday Gifts

I am very excited to announce a review and giveaway series called Baby’s Best First Birthday Gifts.  
My sweet baby boy is turning one this month, and as he reaches this milestone, I have been on a mission to find the best first birthday gifts for my little guy.Finding the best birthday gift for baby’s first birthday can be quite a challenge, especially amidst all the recalls and discovery of new potential dangers in toys. 
As my baby boy turns one, I look at him in awe.… Read more