Getting Through a Stomach Bug with a Toddler

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It’s wintertime here in the States, which can only mean one thing- illness. Not what you thought I would say? Well, here in the North East, it seems as though everyone I know is sick. It has taken over my world lately. In fact, we basically had to cancel our Christmas because my husband and… Read More

New Baby Gear to Look Forward to in 2015

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2015 is going to be another big year for baby gear. New strollers, car seats, play yards and other gear to help you along in this crazy world we call parenting. Today we have picked many of our favorite products that we are looking forward to launching this year. We even have a bunch of… Read More

Peanut Butter Caramel Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookie Bars Recipe

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It’s holiday baking season! This week I’m visiting family for Christmas and that means I’m baking up a storm. I shared a photo of these cookie bars on my Instagram feed and people literally freaked out wanting the recipe. After my family devoured the entire pan, we decided that you NEED this recipe. It’s so… Read More

At Home with Baby Gizmo Episode Seven – Dining Room

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Welcome to our dining room! To be honest, we don’t get a ton of visitors who stay to eat a fancy meal, but if we did, the dining room is ready. At least, almost ready. Located at the front of the house right by the front door, this is the one of the rooms that… Read More

Graco Recalls 11 Models of Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard

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In cooperation with the CPSC, Graco just announced that they are recalling almost 5 MILLION strollers. Yep, 4.7 million in the US, 202,000 in Canada and 10,300 in Mexico due to fingertip amputation hazard. If you have one of these recalled strollers, you will need to contact Graco Children’s Products at (800) 345-4109 from 8… Read More

Walt Disney Studios Debuts Movie Trailer For Cinderella

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I couldn’t be more excited about the trailer release for the upcoming Disney Cinderella movie that is slated to hit theaters on March 13, 2015! It gives us a sneak peek at this much-anticipated film inspired by the classic fairy tale, “Cinderella” that will bring to life Disney’s 1950 animated masterpiece. The story of “Cinderella”… Read More

Disney INTO THE WOODS to Hit Theaters Christmas Day #IntoTheWoods

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There is something you may not know about me. I LOVE musicals! Seriously, love-love-love them. It was always my dream to star in a musical, but unfortunately, my vocal pipes weren’t in agreement. In other words, I can’t sing. So, my dream is being fulfilled by watching musicals and singing to the soundtrack in the… Read More

Nationwide Baby Wipes Recall Over Possible Bacteria

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A Pennsylvania company has started a voluntary, nationwide recall of 10 different brands of its baby wipes after finding bacteria in some lots of the products and numerous customer complaints. Nutek Disposables Inc. of McElhattan is recalling the following brands of baby wipes: Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred’s, Kidgets, Member’s Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender… Read More

Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix

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When it comes to pumpkin seeds you have two choices … 1) you can follow a grand tutorial like this and make your own or 2) you can be a touch lazy like me and grab a bag of pre-roasted pumpkin seeds at Trader Joe’s and call it good. Either way, once you’ve got pumpkin… Read More

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ABC Kids Expo and New Baby Products in 2015

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Want to know about all the new baby products coming out in 2015? This weekend I’m heading to the annual ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas to check out all the amazing things that are coming out in the baby world in 2015. The ABC Kids Expo is a trade show that is only open… Read More

Travel Journal: Carnival Freedom at Sea

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This week we are traveling on the Carnival Freedom cruise ship on an 8-day southern Caribbean itinerary. We will be visiting Grand Turk, La Romana (Dominican Republic), Curaçao, and Aruba. Even though today is technically Day 2 on the cruise, I’ve decided to start the journal today on one of our at sea days.We are… Read More

Hilarious Iggy Azalea Parody “I’m So Pregnant” Nails the Pregnant Mom Woes

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You know how we love video (especially funny ones!) at Baby Gizmo so we just had to share this hilarious Iggy Azalea Parody by What’s Up Moms – “I’m So Pregnant”. While many of us have seen the “Fancy” video by Iggy, this is one moms can REALLY relate to! With lyrics that are spot on… Read More

Reading Road Trip with Sandals Foundation (VIDEO)

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Today I had the most amazing experience in Turks & Caicos. I took a “Reading Road Trip” with the Sandals Foundation to visit the Enid Capron Primary School, which is one of the Sandals Foundation’s adopted schools and home to 580 students. The Sandals Foundation works to fulfill the promise of the Caribbean community through… Read More

We Need to Make Some Changes

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Today I want to tackle the big white elephant in the room. Facebook. I’m not going to complain about Facebook and go on and on about their big, bad algorithm like other sites because this isn’t a shocker. I always knew (and kind of expected!) that Facebook would start to shut down all the “free”… Read More

Are you there, Babble? It’s me, Baby Gizmo.

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Over a week ago, the giant parenting site, Babble.com, was quietly shut off. Yep, Babble just went offline as if it never happened. No goodbye. No real explanation. No tweets about the ongoing outage. No Facebook updates. What’s even crazier is that no one is talking about it? When Baby Gizmo goes down for 5… Read More