Alex Casey Baby

We like online boutiques that are easy to navigate and carry an array of great products. Alex Casey Baby fits the bill. They are an online boutique who prides themselves in scouring the market for the best, most unique products to offer their customers. Created by the mother of Alexandra Casey herself, Jill Notkin, wants her customers to have an enjoyable shopping experience at her online boutique.

Alex Casey Baby is an excellent place to shop for gifts and personalized items among many other specialty baby items.

They offer these cute, hand-embroidered onesies and tees (up to size 6T) for the kids. The felt and fleece designs are super soft and obviously great care was spent on the detail of the embroidery.

In the skin care section of Alex Casey, you will find organic bath products made by Little Twig, as well as diaper cream and moisturizers. You can also treat someone you know, who is expecting or has a new little one, to one of the all-natural gift sets (Retail $41.00). If you require special gift-wrapping, Jill will make it happen for you. Just let her know what your special request is.

I couldn't pass up telling you about these ADORABLE sleep sacks. I haven't seen anything like them around.
There are far too many other items in their apparel section to talk about here. You really just have to go and see for yourself!

Choose from exclusive Alex Casey Baby personalized items such as baby albums and plush hooded towels, to diaper bags and accessories.

Make sure to pencil in Alex Casey as one of your online boutique stops this holiday season!

Alex Casey Baby is offering a special 10% discount to Mums readers! Just enter code "wurd" at checkout. Happy shopping!

For fun and games

There are so many games on the market today, it's hard to know what to pick from, especially around this time of year.

I had the opportunity to test out some of the newest games around this past weekend at the Chicago Toy and Game Fair (which you've recently heard me mention).

I was happy to see that Jax was there. Jax is the manufacturer of one of my favorite board games, Sequence. There are many different versions of this game available now. Sequence for Kids, Travel Sequence, Deluxe Edition Sequence and so on.

Sequence for Kids is for age ranges 3 to 6. Instead of playing cards on the board (like regular Sequence), there are characters and you only need to have chips on four characters in a row instead of five. A Unicorn card is considered "wild" (awesome!) to help you obtain your sequence.

This is really a fun family game and I highly recommend checking it out. It retails for about $11.99 on and I'm sure can be found at big retailers and toy stores.

Doodle Dice is a game that was demonstrated for me at Chitag. I really dig this one. It puts your child's mind to work. The object of Doodle Dice is to create a "doodle" with a few rolls of the dice. I sort of compared this game to Yahtzee. Except you roll until you can create a more complex doodle.

I recommend this game as a great holiday gift for ages 6 and up. An adult could play it with a younger child (age 3 and up) to help introduce them to the game concept.

The Game of Chips is a GREAT game to get your child thinking in mathematical terms. I wish I would have had something like this growing up. The object of the game is to end up with the lowest points. Roll the dice and take away the chip with that point total. It's quick and easy. Although, there are many different ways to challenge your child with this game. Have them add or subtract to come up with the number they have rolled. When they get a little older, have them multiple or divide. Incorporate many different combinations to test their math skills. For ages 7 on up. This game is HIGHLY recommended!

The fun doesn't stop there. Jax offers many more games such as, How Tall Am I (ages 3 to 8), where you roll the dice and attempt to create the tallest character. Over and Out is another great mathematical skills game (ages 7 on up).


We have THREE Over and Out games to give away.

This contest is also part of our "Games for Giving" series. So watch for your chance to earn extra entries for this contest.

To enter, send an email with "Jax" in the subject line to mumsthewurd[at]gmail[dot]com Tell us in the body of your message if you've ever played any games made by Jax.

Enter to try to win for yourself or to give to someone as a gift. Three winners will be drawn on Monday, November 26th at 10PM CST.

Good luck!

*JAX games can be purchased through Becky & Me Toys with two physical locations; Glenview and Evanston, IL.
- OR - Call (847) 492-1030 to place your order. Please tell them that you heard about them from ""!

Karito Kids "Pita" Doll Giveaway - Day Three

Here is the day three question for our Karito Kids "Pita" Doll giveaway:



Remember: your answer to the Day Three question must be emailed to mumsthewurd[at]gmail[dot]com with "Karito Kids" in the Subject line and the answer in the body of the message.

The Day Three question email submission MUST be dated 11/21/07. After midnight, the Day Three question will not count for an entry.

If you are joining in late, you can still answer the Day One question. Day One's answer will count as an entry throughout the duration of this contest for any newcomers. For more info, see the original post HERE.

Good luck!