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Live! On Jimmy Kimmel Live!

‎Posted April 18, 2012 in Publicity, Sightings. Tagged with .

We were so tickled to see Guillermo's adorable son sucking on our Chill Baby: Lil' Shaver* pacifier. I think this is an example of "the proof is in the puddin." See how calm, cool and collected that little tyke is? Heck, I think I'm going to try one out myself — it's been a stressful week!

You might have seen this called the Mustachifier but on account of a trademark issue we did the ole switcheroo and now it's Chill Baby: Lil' Shaver. 

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Knocked Up?

‎Posted March 16, 2012 in Publicity. Tagged with .

Or is that hoagie you ate for lunch not sitting well? Either way, you’re sure to find some good reading in one of our favorite magazines, Pregnancy & Newborn. (Just ask some of our favorite baby-crazy men in the office.) We want to give them an XXL thank you for featuring our products in several issues this past year.

Thanks Pregnancy & Newborn!

From the bottoms of our hearts! xoxo

Pregnancy & Newborn press round up

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Not Just Another Pretty Face

‎Posted October 03, 2011 in Our Friends, Publicity, Sightings. Tagged with .

Our best-selling Food Face keeps popping up in the darnedest of places! We're most excited to find it included among 812 other dinner plates, beautifully documented in the newly published book Dish.

Dish is a visual celebration of these everyday pieces of art that have been the objects of desire of kings, queens, brides, chefs, and hostesses for centuries.

Thumbing through this book — and ogling the gorgeous designs — some of us old-timers had cozy recollections of yesteryear. "My childhood plates!" "My grandparents' china!" "That set from Savers!" The only downside to this book is that it's not a catalog, because I would buy one of each. 


Food Face was also spotted here. It really needs no comment.

A person presented this specific as being a surprise for you to our 3 thirty day period previous kid plates. Naturally he has been certainly not set correctly nevertheless (we're currently, in 10 a few months, squarely in the heart of your "pick way up along with throw" cycle involving eating), so that MY SPOUSE AND I be able to apply it!

Whahuh?? ----- Aaaaaaaand last but certainly not least, this fun blog post from a cool mummy in London. Using "classic" films as inspiration, she's created edible characters with excellent names like: The King and Pie, The Codfather, Teenage Mutant Finger Turtle, and Curly Stew. Brrrrrilliant!

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Christian Northeast in Comm Arts

‎Posted June 30, 2011 in Our Friends, Publicity. Tagged with .

Christian Northeast, the insanely talented illustrator who took our XYZ Blocks to the limit, had a super sweet feature in the January issue of Communication Arts magazine. Never heard of CA? Well, it's only thee largest international trade journal of visual communications. (I just looked that up on Wikipedia.) So getting a full six-pager in CA is like a HAH-YUUUGE deal in the design community. But you know, Christian is such a rockstar, he has been featured in CA dozens of times and probably was all "that ol' mag?…bean there, doon that, eh." (He's Canadian). Heck, he's such a rockstar he even illustrated the cover for the very same issue! Dude's on fi-yah!

Anyhow, it took a while to get our grubby paws on a PDF of the article (and then a while to take our grubby paws off the new Fall line) but we're happy to present it to you in full. Download the the PDF right here. Enjoy!

p.s. We originally were turned onto Christian through his illustrated book Prayer Requested. Add a copy to your coffee table today!

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