Archive - October, 2010
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Announcing the Winners of the Graco Halloween Photo Contest!

Happy Halloween! We hosted a Halloween photo contest over the past week, and we can’t believe the turn out! You sent in more than 100 adorable, clever and creative Halloween pictures of the little ones in your lives – and we can’t tell you the smiles and laughs we had over here looking through them [...]

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Happy Halloween from Graco!

It’s another year of celebrating Halloween here at Graco, and let me tell you, 2010 did not disappoint! If you walked around the Graco halls today, you’d find a full sideshow circus act with clowns, mimes, a singing bearded lady, a fire-walker, the strongest man, conjoined twins, a fortune teller and even more! Upstairs there [...]

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Birthdays and Holidays – Never shall the two meet?

I love Halloween. I wanted to get married on Halloween with a costume reception. My friends all thought I was nuts so we settled on November. A few months later (Valentine’s Day) I received the news I was pregnant. Overjoyed was an understatement for how DH and I felt, but there was also a tinge [...]

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Bundles, Bumps and Babies! #37

Swingin’ Sisters PP and sister Pinkie Pie are swinging by to give us a smile today.  These two have fun together wherever they go!  Here at Graco, we just can’t believe how fast Melissa’s daughters are growing!   It seems like just yesterday we first saw them together in a BBB post.   Trivia question….. PP was first featured [...]

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Top 5 Halloween Alternatives Without Cutting The Costumes Out

It’s an exciting time of year! Leaves are turning, a cool breeze has filled the air and Thanksgiving is right around the corner. Oh, and lets not forget Halloween is just a few days out. But did you know that many families don’t celebrate Halloween? As a child, my family never did participate, but luckily, [...]

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Halloween Costume Shopping for your Little One

I am a big fan of Fall–cooler weather, falling leaves, fall wardrobe…But my favorite thing about the Fall is by far Halloween. PP has been talking about Halloween since early July so obviously she is so excited for the holiday too. I have been asking her what she wanted to be for Halloween since September (I try not to ask [...]

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Safety Announcement for Older Model Graco Quattro Tour and MetroLite Strollers – October 20, 2010

**SAFETY NOTICE FOR OLDER MODEL Graco Quattro Tour and MetroLite Strollers – OCTOBER 20, 2010** At Graco, safety is our top priority. Today, we would like to share some information on a voluntary recall issued this morning involving older models of Graco Quattro Tour™ and MetroLite™ stroller models. This notice is meant to inform consumers [...]

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Send us your child’s cutest Halloween photo and you could win!

We can’t believe that it’s fall already – and, what’s more, we can’t believe  Halloween is almost here! Pumpkins are adorning every sill – and costume shops are on almost every street corner. It’s such an exciting time! To celebrate and share some Halloween spirit with our online friends, we thought we’d throw a contest. [...]

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Guest Post: Welcoming Baby to the Family

Guest Post: Welcoming Baby to the Family

Thanks to Jill Cordes, host of My First Baby for this cute post! Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! Okay, so the trip wasn’t quite that exotic – more like where the deer and the antelope play. Talking about South Dakota. Fia, Phil and I just got back from visiting my relatives there amid [...]

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Fall Fundraising as a Fam!

During the fall months there are so many opportunities to volunteer.  Holidays are around the corner,  Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, and many other options in local communities.  I admire those families who begin to show their children the importance of donating to those less fortunate.  Not only does it offer children perspective and develop [...]

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