Archive - December, 2008

A New Roommate for Barkley

I should give a little background on this post, my husband and I went through one and a half years of fertility treatments before we received the wonderful news that we were expecting! It was a long, painful (lots of shots!) expensive, wild journey and we are treasuring every minute of this pregnancy. This past [...]

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In search of some Christmas Spirit

Black Friday, while millions of people scoured their local malls and the internet for the best sales and perfect Christmas gifts for loved ones, my husband and I opted for something completely different. We went on a trek to find some Christmas spirit. Luckily, we knew right where to find some. Our local Elmwood Park [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #51

Happy 21st Birthday Pack ‘n Play!!! Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder in the lives of our extended Graco family of customers, employees and friends.

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Safety Notice – Graco ComfortSport car seats-December 9, 2008

Because the Graco blog is an additional way of sharing information with our consumers, we wanted to make sure all of our readers are aware of a safety notice we are announcing today, December 9, 2008 on 43,994 units of Graco® ComfortSport™ convertible car seat in the Frazier™ fashion. (Model # 8C04FRR and 8C04FRR2)  The [...]

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Shoes Make the Santa

My wife and I were Christmas shopping over the weekend. There, at center court, was the jolly ol’ elf himself, Kris Kringle, AKA Santa Claus brightening the season for a mall full of little ones. Well okay, that was the second time we passed center court. Our first time by, he was not there, but [...]

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Lessons in Giving

I’ve always been a big fan of giving. I’d rather give gifts than receive gifts. (Disclaimer: The previous statement does not exempt my husband from giving me a Christmas gift this year.) News reports about the economy and its effect on families has me a little down. Every time I look at Slick, I am [...]

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Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas from “Uncle Steve”

Do you agree that the most memorable and meaningful gifts are the home-made gifts?  I would say yes, IF you have a talented husband who can build stuff.  Fortunately, I married this type of guy.  My husband ROCKS- especially when it comes to the home-made gifts.  No challenge is too small for this incredibly artistic, hardworking and [...]

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TV CAN Be Educational (really!)

You always hear that you should limit your child’s tv watching. Ok, I see their point (kind of…), however I feel that tv gets a bad rap sometimes. So I wanted to tell you how I think tv has actually helped me rationalize with my daughter, PP. Here are some lessons our friends on TV have taught [...]

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Wondrous Wednesday #50

How sweet is this picture?!?! These are Kim Lefko’s daughters “Bear” and “Love Bug“ showing some sisterly love. Every Wednesday we’ll be sharing a photo showing off a little bit of wonder in the lives of our extended Graco family of customers, employees and friends.

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Graco’s Monthly Nods – November

Drum roll please… aaand here are our November Nod winners!: Lindsay Lebresco – Philly Moms Blog – A New Perspective on Giving Thanks Sometimes all we need is a little perspective for us to remember how good we have it. What better time to acknowledge all of that than Thanksgiving? Thanks for the reminder, Melissa. [...]

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