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December 31, 2009

Happy New Year

Wishing all our Long Island “Gigglers” a Healthy, Happy 2010 .
Looking foward to seeing you in the New Year and meeting all our new little “gigglers”

December 31, 2009

Happy New Year!

Is “get organized” on your list of things to do in 2010? Well we have just the things. Our JJ Cole Better Basics bins are perfect!  They come in two different sizes with a Hamper and even a Diaper Caddy to match.  Tons of photos to organize?  We’ve even got photo albums, and for the proud parent or grandparent, brag books.  Need even more help staying organized?  The MomAgenda will keep your days (and mind) straight.  Come in and start the year off right.  We are open on New Year’s Day from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm!

Happy New Year from everyone at giggle Chevy Chase!!!

December 29, 2009

Bookmarks From Beth: giggle Storyteller

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

There is a lot to be excited about in the Lincoln Park giggle media department! Your giggle team works very hard to assemble an excellent assortment of books for a broad range of readers. Our collection includes classics like Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!, as well as newer titles like Jonathan Allen’s charming I’m Not Scared!

For the very young reader check out Charley Harper’s 123s and ABCs. They’re terrific little books for the littlest of hands. And for those who just want to listen, giggle offers a carefully edited assortment of fabulous CDs that run the gamut, from classic nursery rhymes to lullaby versions of The Beatles, Bob Marley and U2!

Whichever you choose, you’re certain to find something to make you and your little one(s) “giggle”!

So, don’t be shy! Come on over to giggle’s Books & Media section to get the “latest word!” And I look forward to seeing you at Storytime, every Tuesday @ 4pm.

Happy New Year! Beth.


December 29, 2009

Bay Area Baby Whisperer

The following quote is from a new family who contacted me to help them navigate through some of the issues they were facing with their newborn. Starting in the New Year I will be making home visits to assist other families as they get situated with their new babies.

“Transitioning from the hospital was daunting; we realized that the answers aren’t a click away. Having Sarah in our home, demonstrating techniques was invaluable. She addressed sleep, soothing, feeding and took advantage of the products we already owned. She is the whisperer!”

December 28, 2009

Full Gallop

I’m always looking for a way to put something zany into the basically minimalist rooms I like to create. One thing, you know, to show that I’ve still got a goofy streak, despite the onset of advanced middle age.

I always admire decorating that’s really unhinged and is successful without being disciplined–it’s just not one of my gifts to do this, so maybe that’s why I love it when done well by others. In a previous post I discussed the possibility of this anarchic role being filled by a chair…but another good way to bring the volume up, just a little if you’re like me, is through a rug.

Like this one from the incomparable Genius Jones store in Miami. If you want to be inspired, go on their site–owner Dan Kron is a great editor and fellow Modern Baby pioneer. And while I’m putting the same sheepskin rug in every Netto catalog for years, here he comes with this zebra which is utterly charming.

Put it in a modern nursery for punch and do the rest all quiet and white: it’s gonna look great.

Happy New Year!zebragreennavy-T

December 26, 2009

Sale-End of Year-Sale

We’re closing out the old year and ringing in the new one.  Come in and check out all of the marked down items we have……Hunter Rainboots, ceramic hippo and dinosaur banks and night lights.  Crib bedding sets, wall decor and much much more.  Check out all of the stores as we each have different items on sale!

December 24, 2009

Season’s Greetings.

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December 24, 2009

Happy Holidays!

giggle has started the after Christmas sale early!  We have a lot of new mark downs that have just taken place, make sure to take advantage of this opportunity for stocking stuffers! We hope you all have a wonderful holiday season! Enjoy your time with family, and especially those little ones!

-giggle Pasadena

December 24, 2009

It’s Snowing…Holidays and Sale!

Happy Holidays to our friends and family.  Wishing each of you a holiday filled with peace, love and happiness.  It’s not too late to visit us…and…while you are here…you can shop our spectacular winter sale!  Lots and lots of amazing markdowns have taken place…just in time for those last minute gifts.  As always…we look forward to assisting you with any items remaining on your list of things-to-do!  Enjoy your holiday season.  Happy shopping!

~ your friends at giggle Greenwich

December 23, 2009

Happy Holidays


One of my favorite holiday traditions with my son, Reeve, is building an igloo (nicknamed the R’igloo for Reeve).  The first year (he was 1), he was too scared to go in.  Last year (age 2, picture above), it took him a while but ultimately he was lured in by the idea of lighting a candle inside.  He has been asking about this year’s for many months and we were out there yesterday getting it started.

When I read David Netto’s great, recent post about creating unique camping spaces for children (link here), all I could think of was our igloo tradition.

What does this have to do with creating a healthier, greener nursery?   I have no idea…(then again, a zero carbon footprint, 100% biodegradable and all local materials…it just might quality for LEED platinum).

I hope you have a great holiday with your family and friends!