We're excited to reveal some new products that are now available just in time for Christmas! Available on our website are our pink and blue toe/heel socks. They come in sizes nb-6m and 6-12m. Many of you have babies growing out of our After-Bath Hats, so larger sizes are now available- 12-24m, and 24-36m. And now, Pocket bibs and Burp Pads trimmed with our whimsical prints are here! As always, they are super-soft and more absorbent than cotton alone, with a theme for everyone: Ocean Playground (blue), Ladybug Garden (pink) and Panda Forest (brown/green). They are available for purchase on www.bamboobino.com now, and you can also order by phone: 604-551-3882. Enjoy!
It's that time of year to think about giving. Giving to kids. Giving to loved ones. Giving to those in need in our community. And outside our community. And giving a special thanks to all our faithful customers.
In addition to some exciting specials we have going on (and you'll have to check it out on Facebook and Twitter), I'm proud to announce a very special contest running this holiday season.
We're sponsoring a family in need this Christmas, referred to us by Healthiest Babies Possible. HBP is a prenatal outreach program supporting pregnant women of all ages living in Vancouver. Since 1977, HBP has offered free services in many languages to women to have have healthy pregnancies and improved lifestyles, with a focus on nutrition.
Our special Christmas Family has 2 little girls, ages 4 and 4 months. Together with our wonderful partner companies listed below, they will receive a gift basket full of goodies delivered by us before Christmas:
We'll keep updating this list as more companies participate.
And you know what? A lucky winner will receive the same gift basket from these companies as well! All you have to do is to follow instructions on Bamboobino's Facebook page, and you'll find out how to enter multiple entries. Best of luck!
p/s - If you would like to donate something for this family, please join us! We'll include you on the list if you have a company, or give you an honourable mention if you're an individual donating (some really great) food or any other (brand new) product. For more details please email me - firstname.lastname@example.org.
As you can guess, it's been busy here at Bamboobino.
In January, one of our Bamboobino gals Robyn gave birth to her beautiful baby boy William - one month early! Congratulations again Robyn!
In February, Vancouver welcomed the world by hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics. Orders were pouring in full swing by now, and in all the "busyness" I made it a point to get out with the kids and enjoy the festivities as much as possible. The kids loved staying up way past their bedtime on some nights! Although I had some reservations about our city hosting this expensive event, it was really a wonderful opportunity to educate the kids about countries, sports, fair play, teamwork and community.
In March, even after the big party was over, the kids were still high in Olympic spirits and continued the party at our house. Our cardboard medals continued to be won and our paper and tissue torch burned on!
And just when I thought I could catch up on some sleep, we welcomed another 9 new retailers - from San Francisco to Montreal!
Which brings us to April. We're busy again, Spring cleaning and preparing for Earth Day. In a couple of rare baby show appearances, we will be clearing out slightly imperfect stock at heavily discounted prices at Birth Fest (April 10) and Babyvibe's Spring Fair (May 15). We've also got baskets of goodies to be won from Lunapads, Silk Concept, Liduccia Jewelry, Momma Nature and Mom Cafe.
In celebration of Earth Day, I'll be helping out again at an elementary school's Earth Day assembly. Their Environmental Club will be presenting the year's summary of their wonderful environmental projects and a fun fashion show of eco-friendly clothing and recycled accessories. A special thanks to Granville Island's Organix and Scraps Vancouver for sponsoring our fashion show!