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Baby Gizmo Video Spotlight Review: Orbit Baby Toddler Car Seat G2

Leave it to Orbit Baby to have one of the coolest convertible car seats with some of the most unique, innovative features available. The Orbit Baby Toddler Car Seat G2 is innovative, eco-friendly, parent-friendly and just plain awesome! Eco-Safe We expect eco-safe materials from Orbit Baby (it’s their thing!), so we are happy to see […]


How to Use Pinterest to Be a Better Thrifter

I’m an O.T., or Original Thrifter. I’ve been thrifting (thrift store shopping) since I was 13 years old. Then, or when I started, I was an amateur, a newbie. I bought lots of crap that looked good in the store with its unbelievably low price tag and that would end up, months later, in giveaway […]


Baby Gizmo YouTube Giveaway Extravaganza Day 21 – Britax B-Ready

Congratulations to our winner of Day 21 – Entry #311  – Kristin F. Day 21 is such a big deal that we are giving away the newest stroller to the market!  Actually, this stroller is so new it isn’t even available for sale for another 3 weeks! We’re cool like that! Same deal today – […]

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What is Passover?

Gather ‘round, gather ‘round!  I’m going to tell you my abridged version of the Passover story.  This is not the complete version… if I left out your favorite part, add it in the comments so others can see! Long long ago, even before any of my parents were born (pause for gasps), there was a […]


Butterfinger Blondies

Pinterest is my new BFF. There I said it. I love to bake, therefore, I love Pinterest. The ideas for things to make are endless! Like I’ve said before, the problem can be that you never know if the recipe is really good even though the photo looks fantastic. Photography is a funny little thing […]


4 AM Projections are NO Fun

The Fisher Price Discover ‘n Grow Storybook Projection Soother is a projector kind of a mobile. It’s shaped like a storybook with soft pages that you can turn to play sights and some nursery rhyme favorites like Hickory Dickory Dock and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. The Soother positions on the side of a crib with […]


Alicia Silverstone Gives Her Baby Mouth-to-Mouth….. Breakfast

Here at Baby Gizmo, we like to tell you about the latest gadgets, and that includes feeding utensils. Well, Alicia Silverstone has other ideas. The vegan and health food advocate mother of Bear Blu, has caused an internet stir because she posted a video of her feeding her son Bear Blu breakfast…. from her mouth. […]

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What’s In a Name?

If I was to have a girl, I really want to name her “Greenlee” which was my favorite soap character on the now defuct All My Children (played by the beautiful Rebecca Budig) Seems I am NOT the only one who has influenced by television and film character names.  In celebration of the upcoming 1940 […]


Baby Gizmo Visits the Chicago Children’s Museum (VIDEO)

With Spring Break this week, we decided to do a week-long staycation in Chicago and explore our own city. Boy, have we been busy! From the movies (to see The Lorax) to the Lincoln Park Zoo to a marshmallow playdate, the beginning of the week was packed. We couldn’t stop there so yesterday we headed […]


Sausage And Pepper Stromboli

Stromboli is something my mother-in-law makes every New Years Day. It’s something I will always equate with her and my husbands family. If you’ve never had it before, Stromboli is an Italian stuffed bread filled with anything from vegetables and cheese to meat. It’s crazy simple to make and the possibilities are endless when it […]