Thursday, June 30, 2011

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Nursery Rhyme Singing Time with Mother Goose Club {Review}

All of my kids LOVED LOVE nursery rhymes, as do I. The songs are catchy, easy to sing along to and just plain FUN. The Mother Goose Club has a brand new take on the good old classics. Rediscover the world of Mother Goose with your kids with this entertaining and educational new club.



About Mother Goose Club 

Mother Goose Club is a series of 1-minute educational programs for preschoolers promoting early literacy. The live-action series features six colorful characters from the Mother Goose world: Teddy Bear, Jack B. Nimble, Little Bo Peep, Baa Baa Sheep, Mary Quite Contrary, and Eep Mouse, who invite viewers to sing and dance along to favorite nursery rhymes. 
 
Early childhood research has shown that familiarity with nursery rhymes helps young children learn to read. When preschoolers read, recite, sing or clap along to rhymes, they develop a feel for the sounds and structures of language, the first step in becoming successful readers. Mother Goose rhymes also introduce children to characters, drama, simple story structure and a host of new vocabulary words, all building blocks for early literacy. Perhaps most importantly, children are delighted by the singing, clapping, and finger play in nursery rhymes, and learn to associate words and verse with joy, laying the foundation for a lasting enthusiasm for reading.

Check out one of the many available videos:


ace and friends thoughts 

Little {e} was excited to get this wonderful collection from the Mother Goose Club which included a DVD, CDs and Coloring Books. She's certainly the little singer of the group so she was extremely thrilled. Little {e} is no stranger to nursery rhymes and was happy to discover new ways to sing some of her favorite songs.  She definitely felt comfortable singing along and she also learned some new dance moves from the DVD. Did I forget to mention, she's also the little dancer of the group too! As an adult, you tend to forget how many classic Mother Goose nursery rhymes there are available for kids to sing along to. The Mother Goose Club offers a wide range of songs to sing and dance along with in fun, entertaining and unique ways. I noticed little {e} singing many of the song throughout the day. Honestly, it is a great new twist on an old classic. Thanks Mother Goose Club. Well done.

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[Product review & giveaway disclosure: I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free from the manufacturer (Mother Goose Club) or a PR Agency. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising." See ace and friends Disclosure Policy HERE.]
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Monday, June 27, 2011

Sugar Free Ring Pops {Review}


Sugar Free Ring Pop is a sugarless take on the classic treat kids love. In flavors Blue Raspberry, Watermelon, and Strawberry, Sugar Free Ring Pop is a diabetic-friendly candy that’s ideal for today’s active kids!


Kids love Sugar Free Ring Pop because the fun plastic ring offers tons of bling to fuel imaginations! Moms love the plastic ring, too – it stays put on little hands to prevent messes, making Sugar Free Ring Pop an ideal sweet for long summer road trips. Plus, parents can rest assured knowing that long-lasting Sugar Free Ring Pop is also fat free, tooth-friendly, and only contains 30 calories per pop!
Enjoy Sugar Free Ring Pop during any or all of these fun summer events!
  • Kids Parties
  • Family Trips
  • Kids Sports Events
  • Occasional Treats
  • Rewards
  • Engagement Parties & Wedding favors
Diabetic-Friendly
Sugar Free Ring Pop is a Mom-approved treat for kids with diabetes, with 0 sugar carbs and 0 impact carbs. Long-lasting pops are ideal for special occasions like school parties, allowing children to satisfy sweet-tooth cravings just like other classmates! Long-lasting, great-tasting flavor won’t cause cavities and will sweeten holidays, birthday parties, and beyond.

Where to Buy
Look for Sugar Free Ring Pop at Walmart and BJ's stores nationwide. Sugar Free Ring Pops are also available at Amazon.com and ShopTopps.com.

(above info quoted from source)



ace and friends thoughts

We LOVE Ring Pops. Always have, always will! Not only are they delicious, but they are SUPER fun for the kids. They are inexpensive and a quick pick me up treat/reward for them too. These Sugar Free Ring Pops are sweetened with Splenda and still have that same wonderful flavor you can expect from Ring Pops. I (as well as the kids) didn't taste a difference. Way to go Ring Pop! 

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Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch {Review & Prize Pack Giveaway}


Cocoa Puffs, a main staple in a house with kids, especially in our home. I was thrilled to hear that Cocoa Puffs has introduced Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch to their line of products. My kids LOVE chocolate (as do I) flavored anything, so they were super excited to try this new cereal.

 With the delicious taste of brownies “baked” into every bowl, Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch is a delicious chocolate-y cereal ready to be enjoyed for breakfast or as a satisfying snack on the go. You will be sure to get some brownie points as your family’s taste buds delight in the perfect balance of whole grain goodness and delicious chocolate flavor in every bite.

Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch has at least 8 grams of whole grain (48 grams recommended daily) and a good source of calcium and Vitamin D in every serving. For chocolate lovers everywhere, Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch is sure to become a choco-licious go-to!  

Final ace and friends taste test thoughts: Cocoa Puffs Brownie Crunch lived up to it's name. Great brownie flavor + Cocoa Puff = super happy and FULL kids. Plus I LOVED that it was packed with whole grain, calcium and Vitamin D. Deeelish! 

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  • Two cereal on-the-go containers
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Friday, June 24, 2011

XEN-TAN Premium Sunless Tanning Lotions {Review & Giveaway}



I have always liked the look of a good healthy suntanned glow. As we now approach the end of June, the amount of sun here in the Midwest in comparison to the rain has been minimal {le sigh}. What's even more disappointing is that on those overcast rare sunny days, I haven't had the opportunity to get outdoors as much as I would like. The good news for me is that I got the chance to try XEN-TAN Premium Sunless Tanning lotions. Yeah me!



About XEN-TAN

XEN-TAN began when creator Dera Enochson decided she'd had enough of self-tans that looked orange. Working with chemists and testing on friends and family, she spent two years developing new formulas. XEN-TAN products were created to give a more natural color, while maintaining delicious scents, even when your tan is developing.

I was lucky enough to review two XEN-TAN sunless tanning products, the Dark Lotion Absolute Luxe and Face Tanner.

A little more about the two products (as detailed on their site)
 
Product #1 - Dark Lotion Absolute Luxe
  • Deep Instant Color
  • Time-Release Ingredient
  • Paraben-Free
  • Scent Secure Protection
8 oz - Sheer instant color turns deep tan within minutes after application and lasts 7 days. Updated formula helps to even out skin tones and give the darkest tan, with no self-tan odor. Paraben-free, oil-free, Green Tea. A dark tan with time-release complex to give a tan so smooth even the fairest skins can get a beautiful bronze. Vanilla scent. 8 oz. 


Product #2 - Face Tanner
  • No Instant Color
  • Anti-Aging Properties
  • Paraben-Free
  • Green Tea Extract
2.7 oz - Treatment and tan in one application. Use daily for the smoothest tan for face and throat. Gentle lactic acid means no flaking or splotching on delicate skin so your tan is always refined. Face Tanner has no instant color, if you prefer instant color try Face Tanner Luxe. Paraben-free. Antioxidants and moisture sooth the skin while giving a light-medium self-tan. For Face 2.7 oz. tube.




 ace and friends thoughts

Product #1 - Dark Lotion Absolute Luxe 

{Dark Lotion Absolute Luxe}
Upon opening the Dark Lotion Absolute Luxe, I first noticed that this lotion had a very nice fragrance and not the typical chemical self-tanner smell. A definite bonus in my book. It also had a nice thick consistency, definitely thicker than some of it's competitors that I have used in the past. I found this to be beneficial as it helped to spread out the lotion evenly. I purchased a separate tanning mitt which helped with the application. I applied the lotion in a small circular motions. The mitt absorbed quite a bit of product, so I may try disposable gloves for the next application. What was also impressive about the Dark Lotion Absolute Luxe was you immediately had instant color which gradually developed and darkened in the 2-3 hours following application. It dried super quick and I was able to sit down and not worry about the color coming off of my legs and onto my furniture.

Product #2 - Face Tanner

I've been looking for a good replacement for a discontinued self-tan face product that I was using for quite some time. I was quite impressed with XEN-TAN's Face Tanner. This colorless face tanner is the best smelling tanner I have ever tried. In addition to smelling delicious, it is actually quite moisturizing without being greasy. Once applied, it looks very natural. Regarding the application itself, I start out by putting it on my cheeks and forehead and blending a little, mostly where my skin would be exposed to the sun. I then mixed the Face Tanner with my moisturizer and blended it into my hairline, around the rest of my face, on my ears and then down onto my neck.

I have had quite a few people comment that it looked like I had been out and enjoying the sun. {love}. I'm so glad I was introduced to XEN-TAN's products! Now I can obtain that healthy sun-kissed look without having to roast spend hours in the sun. FABULOUS! Final thoughts: two {tan} thumbs up!

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Chooka *Rain* Boots {Review & Giveaway}




Rain, rain.... go away.... oh wait... I want to wear me some cute rain boots.... and living here in the Midwest, there are plenty of opportunities. Thankfully, Chooka offers an amazing selection of stylish and functional rain boots!


About Chooka

Chooka was born from the idea that utility can be beautiful. The concept began at a small, Seattle based company, when third generation CEO, Rob Moehring decided to take a risk with the family company.

It started simply, with bright colors and polka dots and moved quickly into everything from tattoos to leopard prints. The rubber boot changed from a muddy trudging wellie to a blank canvas, capable of displaying tremendous works of art.

Now establishing itself as number one in fashion raingear, Chooka has come a long way.  With new and innovative silhouettes and fresh and young designs, Chooka is growing and reinventing the rain boot every season. It has proved that utility can be beautiful, unique and stylish.


ace and friends thoughts

The generous folks at Chooka (part of the Washington Shoe Company) sent over the Gypsy Owl rain boot to help me trek through my rain-filled days. These boots were super cute and extra comfy. Chooka offers over 45 different styles to choose from in their collection, from a variety of solid colors to a wide selection of amazing prints. They appear very well made and offer the option of a fleece liner for colder days... and here in the Midwest, the weather is certainly unpredictable and those fleece liners would get put to good use. Chooka boots are available in whole sizes and fit pretty accurately. I wore them out for an evening and received many, many compliments... they are SUPER cute. If you are in the market for a reliable, functional and unique rain boot, make sure to get yourself a pair of Chooka Rain Boots, you won't be disappointed.

A little more about the Gypsy Owl Rain Boot
  • Gypsy Owl printed rain boot
  • 100% natural rubber
  • Moisture absorbent cotton lining
  • Removable insole
  • Working buckles
  • Heavy treaded rubber outsole
  • 14” shaft, 15 1/2” circumferences


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Shoulder Buddies {Review & Giveaway}



My kids (as do I) love to hear about new toys! So when we were introduced to these fun, highly unique little Shoulder Buddies, they were super excited.


About Shoulder Buddies 

Shoulder Buddies are collectible friends that kids love to wear! But they're more than just cute... each Shoulder Buddies "Smarts" character teaches kids a special life lesson, from Friendship to Fire Safety. The Magical Coin lets kids wear Shoulder Buddies on their shirt, hat, hair and more! Kids can take Shoulder Buddies and their "Smarts" with them wherever they go!

The concept of Shoulder Buddies came from the imagination and creativity of Shoulder Buddies' family, friends and community. This group was a large inspiration to create the "Smarts" that each Shoulder Buddy shares. From the help of Fire Fighters to Teachers, they developed each character to have a positive life message. The creators aspire to continue developing many more great Shoulder Buddies... "The Friends You Wear with Smarts to Share"! 

ace and friends thoughts 

{ace} thought these little guys were super cute and immediately wanted MORE. Each Shoulder Buddycomes with its own coin that you place under the shoulder part of your child's clothing or on other areas such as a pocket, sock or backpack. After you place the coin under the clothing, you then place the buddy on top of it for a magnetic stick. Very easy and very cute. The kids had a good time playing with them, sticking them on different parts of their clothing and playing with their crazy hair. They can't wait to share them with their friends! (for ages 4+)






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Available now at Toys R Us and select Hallmark, Learning Express and Paradies Shops stores. Use their new store locator to find a store near you.    {SRP $5.99}

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Tuesday, June 21, 2011

So do YOU Bnter?



So, have you heard of Bnter? I didn't until recently... and it's a pretty unique concept. One worth checking out!

So what exactly is Bnter?

Bnter.com (pronounced "banter"), a social network designed for capturing conversations, proves a modern way to save those precious moments and share them with family members, friends, and followers. Web- and app-based, Bnter.com can be accessed from your laptop, ipad, or smart phone. Simple to use, free and fun, Bnter.com offers an organized means of sharing those funny moments in a more visually appealing way than simply sharing them in your Facebook or Twitter stream. 

Bnter is mobile friendly for the iPhone and Android. For everything else, Bnter.com is mobile web friendly.

ace and friends thoughts

Admittedly, I wasn't exactly sure how to use the website. It was a little confusing at first. It is easy to obtain an account and you have the option of making your account public or private. It was easy to set up an account. All it took were three simple steps:

{1} Connect with your friends through Twitter and/or Facebook
{2} Upload a photo of yourself (or use your FB profile photo)
{3} Post your *funny/memorable* conversation

Here's how it looks:



Pros: Great place to collect and store funny conversations. Easily creates accounts. Easy to import friends from Facebook and Twitter. Easily share conversations with your friends and family. Cons: You can't add photos into your conversation. Current friends are not members.

So, if you want a place to collect and store those funny and memorable moments, head on over to Bnter.com and create your own account. Start collecting them now... before you forget 'em!


Disclaimer: I wrote this review while participating in a blog tour by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of the Bnter Campaign and received a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate.
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Friday, June 17, 2011

Father's Day Gift Guide: Ties.com {Review & Giveaway}


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June 19th is Father’s Day but don’t stress about trying to find the perfect gift for dad. Even for the father who insists he doesn’t need anything, a small token of appreciation is always appreciated. A tie is perhaps the most classic father’s day gift, making Ties.Com the ideal one-stop-shop for your gift needs. 

About Ties.com

Ties.com – The Premier online leader in men's neckwear and accessories for over 10 years. With over 5,000 different necktie designs ranging from traditional solids and striped ties; to the creative novelty ties including the Wild Ties, The American Tie Company and Mr. G33k, computer and gamer themed designs. Their extensive selection of tie racks, wallets, cufflinks, tie stays and other items compliment the largest neckwear selection available online and make the perfect gift. They carry ties for every occupation, sport, hobby, and fashion occasion. If that is not enough they also have Alex, the "Ties.com Girl", she hosts their product videos with an entertaining and experienced approach. When you need a need a tie, bowtie or cufflinks Ties.com is the place where men and women do their shopping. 


ace and friends thoughts

So, DG (aka the hubby) wears a suit and tie every day to work, so he likes to have a variety of ties to choose from when getting dressed for work. He now has a go to website for a wide range of ties, including designer, novelty, skinny and more. Since he currently has many different ties, I thought it would be fun to get him some non-traditional cufflinks for Father's Day. He's a big fan of martinis and I was happy to discover that Ties.com came through and offered these amazing martini cufflinks on their site (above). What I liked about this particular pair of cufflinks is that they are a brushed metal. They have a very cool and contemporary look that I know DG will like! They have over 100 different styles of cufflinks... so there is definitely something to suit everyone's taste. Ties.com currently boasts the largest selection of men's neckwear worldwide and at remarkably low prices that can be shipped anywhere in the world. It's a great site that I know I will be revisiting soon.

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Energizer Ultimate Lithium Batteries & Discover Gas Card {Giveaway}



Summer travel season is in full swing and the ever changing cost of gas prices is impacting everyone.  To help with the big summer shuffle between activities for your kids and family road trips, Energizer has a deal to help make a positive impact on your gas budget.  We’re rewarding Energizer® Lithium customers by helping their dollars last longer. Consumers simply purchase two packs of specially-marked Energizer® Ultimate Lithium or Energizer® Advanced Lithium batteries and you will get a $10 Prepaid Discover® Gas Rewards* card mailed to you. It’s that easy.

About Energizer® Lithium Batteries:
  •  Lightweight and perform well in extreme temperatures, from -40° F to 140° F (-40° C to 60° C).
  • Energizer® Ultimate Lithium batteries last up to 8x longer** in digital cameras for up to 8X less waste.
  • Energizer® Advanced Lithium batteries last up to 4x longer** in digital cameras, 20 hours longer** in wireless gaming accessories and up to 30% longer** in personal audio devices. 
      • ** Vs. Energizer® MAX®. Results vary by device and play and/ or usage patterns.

Follow these steps to get your Discover Gas Rewards card

Purchase two specially-marked packages of Energizer® Ultimate Lithium or  Energizer® Advanced Lithium batteries.

1.     Visit www.facebook.com/energizer

2.     Click on tab for the Lithium Gas Reward and follow the instructions to input your battery pack codes.

3.     A $10 Prepaid Discover® Gas Rewards card will then be mailed to you from the fulfillment company.

4.     The last day to redeem codes is 1/31/12 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

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Energizer is offering to one LUCKY ace and friends reader, two packs of batteries marked with special codes which can be redeemed for a $10 Discover Gas Reward Card*.  The winner can select between AA and AAA batteries.

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Father's Day Gift Guide: Lenox Tuscany Classics Crystal Pilsners {Review & Giveaway}


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With summer just around the corner, there's nothing like an ice cold beer! For a dad that LOVES beer, the Lenox Tuscany Classics Crystal Pilsners might just be the perfect gift for Father's Day!

About Lenox
Lenox is America's leading tabletop and giftware brand. Lenox shares a passion for design and style with those who love to entertain and celebrate with family and friends. Lenox fine china, crystal, flatware, giftware, home décor and tabletop products are timeless pieces that reflect superb quality and craftsmanship.



The Lenox Tuscany Classics Crystal Pilsners are made of Austrian fine crystal. Not only would these crystal pilsner make the perfect gift for Father's Day, they would make a wonderful gift for any occasion.
  • Crafted of Lenox fine crystal 
  • Makes a great Father's Day gift 
  • Capacity: 18.5 oz.
ace and friends thoughts 
The pilsner glasses were an attractive quality glass. It has a thin lip and a solid feel. Although they held up well in the dishwasher, I will probably hand wash them in the future. The glass at the top of the glass is thinner and I do not want them to break. Overall, these pilsner glasses are perfect to drink beer: they have a good design, are easy to hold and have a classic look. Final verdict: thumbs up from DG.

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CARS 2 Prize Pack {Giveaway}



Star race car Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) take their friendship to exciting new places in “Cars 2” when they head overseas to compete in the first-ever World Grand Prix to determine the world’s fastest car.  But the road to the championship is filled with plenty of potholes, detours and hilarious surprises when Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.  Mater finds himself torn between assisting Lightning McQueen in the high-profile race and towing the line in a top-secret mission orchestrated by master British super spy Finn McMissile (voice of Michael Caine) and the stunning rookie field spy Holley Shiftwell (voice of Emily Mortimer).  Mater’s action-packed journey leads him on an explosive chase through the streets of Japan and Europe, trailed by his friends and watched by the whole world.  The fast-paced fun includes a colorful new all-car cast, complete with menacing villains and international racing competitors.

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CARS 2 races into theatres everywhere in Disney Digital 3D and IMAX 3D on June 24th!
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In celebration with the CARS2 release , Disney/Pixar has created an awesome activity pack for kids including Mazes, Soap Box Dragster Activities, T-shirt Designs, a Radiator Springs Play Set and much, much more!

All of these great family activities can be found HERE.


Get a sneak peak of movie below:


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Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Father's Day Gift Guide: Mrs. Renfro's Gourmet Salsas {Review & Giveaway}


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Know a dad who LOVES to cook and appreciates fine gourmet flavor at an affordable price. Mrs. Renfro's Gourmet salsas are just that.... deliciousness in a jar!  

About Mrs. Renfro's

In 1940, with the Depression still a vivid memory, George Renfro took a big risk for a man with a family. He quit his job selling restaurant supplies and condiments. And with little more than sheer determination and the support of his family, George and his wife, Arthurine, co-founded George Renfro Food Company in the garage of their north Fort Worth home. In their new venture, they distributed packaged spices and pepper sauces throughout Fort Worth and the surrounding areas.

Over the years, Renfro Food Company continued to grow and expand. Today, with sons Jack and Bill, and grandchildren Doug, Becky and James active in the day-to-day operations, Renfro Foods and its Mrs. Renfro's label, continues to grow at a fast pace. Mrs. Renfro's products, which now include more than 30 salsas, sauces and relishes, are available at supermarkets, gourmet and gift shops and fruit and vegetable stands in all 50 states, Canada, the Caribbean and England.

Fun Facts
  • Easy on the budget at about $3.59 a jar
  • Gluten-free and fat-free
  • Made only with natural ingredients
  • Found in leading grocery stores in all 50 states, the Caribbean and internationally
  • Each 16 oz jar includes a simple and tasty recipe right on the label
Heat levels range from mild to scary hot and include: Peach, Chipotle Corn, Roasted, Garlic, Raspberry Chipotle, Habanero, Green, Mango Habanero, Pomegranate, Tequila and award-winning Pineapple and Ghost Pepper, the line’s hottest.





ace and friends thoughts

The super fabulous folks at Mrs. Renfro's sent over a delightful sampler pack of  Pineapple, Habanero, Raspberry Chipotle, and Black Bean Salsas. 

The Pineapple Salsa has pineapple chunks, crushed pineapple and pineapple juice. The label also features a recipe for Pineapple Salsa Pizza.

If you like it HOT, HOT, HOT.... the Habanero Salsa is for you. I thought it was good... but you just can't eat a lot of it....  

The Raspberry Chipotle Salsa is sweet with a touch of heat. We marinated some chicken with it... grilled it up... and it was yum-a-licious! 

The Black Bean Salsa was delicious. I decided to use it in place of dressing on a southwest style salad I made... it was just perfect... and less calories!  It's only 15 calories per 2 Tablespoons.... awesome.

If you are looking for something "gourmet" without the gourmet price, make sure to check out Mrs. Renfro's... you won't be disappointed!


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Monday, June 13, 2011

tea collection clothing {Review & $50 Gift Certificate Giveaway}



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As a mom, I try and find fun and unique clothes for my children to wear. I especially love when designers have an amazing use of colors as well as fabulous and unusual outfits. When I was introduced to a fabulous children's clothing line, Tea, I was thrilled!

About Tea

Founded in 2002, Tea, based in San Francisco, designs distinctive Children's Clothing as well as women's clothing that is inspired by the beauty they discover in their travels around the world.

From the art of traditional Korean patchwork to the graphic boldness of Brazilian street graffiti, Tea designers interpret their discoveries into beautiful, modern and consummately wearable Children's Clothing for ages 0-12.



ace and friends thoughts
First, what I love about Tea  is that they offer a mix and match collection. Sets are available for both girl's clothing and boy's clothing. Tea offers sets with 5 or 6 pieces of clothing with sizes ranging from 6 months to 12 years old. This makes getting dressed for my kids super simple. What I LOVE and appreciate even more is that I now have one less thing to do for the day.... Perfect!

 
Second, I noticed immediately how exceptionally soft each piece of clothing was to the touch as each kiddie put on their new outfit. In addition to the super soft material, the detail and quality were exceptional! The way my little dude likes to play rough and tough, I can tell that his outfit will withstand his rugged play. The girls loved twirling in their adorable and fashionable dresses. I will certainly revisit teacollection.com to take advantage of their other trendy and fun styles.


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Tea is available at teacollection.com, in specialty and department stores, including Nordstrom, Bloomingdales, Saks Fifth Avenue, and more than 300 high-end children’s boutiques in the U.S., Canada and Australia.

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