Friday, 27 December 2013

Santa’s Secret Workshop Benefits LA Family Housing

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December 7, 2013 was the date of the third annual Santa’s Secret Workshop hosted by Scout Masterson and Bill Horn’s Marque Communications.  The event was held at West Hollywood’s Andaz Hotel.  Joovy attended to showcase new product and their very popular toys that all the kids loved, loved, loved!

The event benefits LA Family Housing whose mission is to help families transition out of homelessness and poverty through a continuum of housing enriched with supportive services. Ruth Devine and Warren Johnson were in attendance to receive donations and share information about LA Family Housings mission and goals.

Check out the pictures to see all the festivities and fun

 

Friday, 27 December 2013

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Friday, 27 December 2013

Baby Mason Loves His Boob Bottle

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Monday, 9 December 2013

The Santa In Us {Joovy Holiday Giveaway}

We have a winner!  We are thrilled by the response to our Santa In Us Giveaway and want to thank you all for participating!  The winner will receive these Joovy products:  BicycooBMX, Noodle, Toy Caboose, Toy Room2 and a Foocot!  Please give us a call at 877-456-5049 and be sure to say you won the Santa In Us Giveaway.  Our lucky winner is  Tamesa Sullivan!!!  Congrats to you!
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During this most wonderful time of year, there’s a little Santa in all of us.  It’s the time for surprises and smiles!  We here at Joovy want you to have a chance to have something Joovy under the tree for your little ones this holiday season!

For our The Santa In Us  {Joovy Holiday Giveaway} we’re sharing some of our most popular items for little kids.  Included in the prize package are: Foocot ($69.99), BicycooBMX ($139.99), Noodle ($29.99), Toy Caboose ($79.99)  and Toy Room2 ($34.99).  This is over $350 value!

Enter our RaffleCopter contest and, for extra entries, we’d love to introduce you to some of our Joovy Bloggers and their Facebook pages.  For every page you like ( and there are close to 30), you’ll earn another chance to win!  Our  Joovy Bloggers support us all year long and we’d love for you to follow them as they share about their families, their passions and their lives! Each “like” is an extra entry to the giveaway, so get busy!!!  Winner will be announced on Saturday!  We will ship on Monday, December 16th, just in time for the holidays!

Contest opens at 12:01 am on December 10 and closes and 11:59 pm on December 13.  Please be sure to share with your friends and family!  We want everyone to have a chance.  Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! #SantaInUs

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Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Day 2 Joovy 12 Days of Giveaways!

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Wednesday, 4 December 2013

12 Days of Multi Brand Giveaways!

Joovy is excited to be participating in the 12 Days of Giveaways that starts on December 4 and runs through the 15th! Over $2,000 in prizes and 12 daily winners!  Mark your calendar as you won’t want to miss out on this one!

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Quick entry here.

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Friday, 22 November 2013

How I Got My Kids to Eat Fruits and Vegetables Without Hiding Them

One of my favorite discoveries this year is my weekly organic fruits and vegetable delivery service.  The seed was planted when my good friend, Liz, told me about her weekly delivery and I was intrigued.  I love to cook and I love good food and I am always striving to eat healthier.  And then I found the Groupon.  It was for $15.00 for the first delivery.  It was a no-brainer.  The first morning I woke up to my delivery outside my front door I was so excited.  I opened the box and emptied it onto the counter.  When the kids woke up and saw it, they were excited too.  The box contained things they loved, things they didn’t love and things they didn’t even know the names of yet.  When I told them that everything was fresh from the farm, they wanted to try it all…even the things they knew they did not like.

 

We’ve been receiving our delivery since August and every Tuesday morning there is still a race to the front door to get the box and empty it onto the counter.  The kids are still willing to try anything…at least once.  It has also broadened my menu planning.  I will plan meals around what is in the box.  With the exception of my monthly run to Costco for the basics, this leaves me with minimal grocery shopping for the week.

 

The service we use is Farmfreshtoyou.com.  You can change your schedule or  cancel at any time.  The cost did double after the initial Groupon but I find that it is worth it for my family to eat healthy and we are supporting our local farmers.

 

Tonight I will be making butternut squash lasagna.  Do you have any yummy vegetable or fruit recipes to share?

 

Do you receive organic produce delivery service in your area?

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Friday, 15 November 2013

Joovy at Fall Fest Event by Club MomMe

The Bel Air Bay Club was the scene for the Fall Fest Event by Club MomMe.  It was a gorgeous day to catch up on all the latest and greatest baby products and trends in the baby world.  Check out the beautiful venue and see if you spy Joovy there!

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

When Life Hands You Persimmons, Make Persimmon Cookies!

We receive a weekly delivery of organic produce at our house. Our delivery includes whatever fruits and vegetables are fresh from the farm that week.  Our children look forward to seeing what is in the box and trying new things.  This week we received A LOT of persimmons.  I’ve heard of persimmons but being a girl from New England, I didn’t know how to eat them or what to do with them.  Luckily, my California-raised husband shared that his mother made wonderful persimmon cookies when he was young.  One email later and I had the recipe.

 

Persimmon Cookies

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Cream Together:

1/2 cup butter

1 cup sugar

Fold In:

2 cups flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon baking powder

 

My mother in law’s recipe suggests you may add raisins and/or nuts.  I got creative here and made three different batches adding chocolate chips, butterscotch chips and macadamia nuts individually.

 

Drop by heaping teaspoon on a lightly greased cookie sheet.  Bake for 15-18 minutes.

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These cookies were beautiful and cake-like.  My kids loved them.  It was fun to sneak something healthy into such a yummy cookie.

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Making these with one of my daughters, sharing some of my husband’s family history, created an even more memorable experience than simply baking together.  Surprising her Dad with one of the treats from his childhood was an extra perk for Eva.

 

Thank you, Jane!

 

What recipes has your mother-in-law shared to meld your husband’s childhood memories with your own so they become important to the next generation?

 

 

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen Joovy Tuesday Giveaway!

We’ve got winners in the 11,12,13 Joovy Tuesday Giveaway!  Each winner will receive $100 to spend at Joovy.com.  The lucky ladies are:  Melissa Cleaveland, Megan Crose and Larissa Bloedel.  Please check your inbox for your prize information!  Congratulations!

What?  Eleven, twelve, thirteen?  Yes, that is today’s date.  Wouldn’t this be the coolest birthday or anniversary?  Do something today that you’ll remember including entering our Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen Joovy Tuesday Giveaway!  You could be one of three winners of $100 to spend at Joovy.com!  Who would you treat with something Joovy? And, what would you buy ?  Share with us what Joovy product you’d spend your $100 on!

Entering is easy!  Good luck and please share with your friends!

 

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