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Spilling the Beans

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  • Happy Blogiversary! Win a Tripp Trapp!
    October 24, 2008

    Happy Blogiversary! Win a Tripp Trapp!

    Today, Spillingthebeans is 3 years old! The past year has been a blur, but we’ve got a lot to show for it. Two new stores, one new kid and somewhat less posting than usual because of it all. Sigh.  As...

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  • October 24, 2008

    Busted for Breastfeeding on Amtrak

    This is the sort of thing I read about in newspapers, but isn’t supposed to happen to me. But it did. A couple of weeks ago, after spending Rosh Hashanah in New York, we decided to travel back to Boston...

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  • Speaking of Orbit: Road Test I
    October 20, 2008

    Speaking of Orbit: Road Test I

    For the past ten weeks, I’ve been conducting an elaborate road test of the Orbit Infant System. Or, more specifically, I’ve been using it with Zev. I’ve been a fan of the Orbit since its debut, but my enthusiasm for...

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  • October 20, 2008

    Orbit guest stars on The Office

    In case you missed it, the Orbit Infant System had a central role in this past week’s episode of The Office on NBC. It was a riot. You can watch the entire episode here… The post Orbit guest stars on...

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  • October 20, 2008

    A busy few weeks

    Between juggling three kids, celebrating an avalanche of Jewish holidays, and solving medical mysteries, October has been a very hectic month. I have so much ground to cover, I don’t even know where to begin, but I will start with...

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  • Total recall?
    September 9, 2008

    Total recall?

    Sometimes these days it can feel that way!  Why do bad things always seem to happen in threes??  With the recall of the Sport and older Phil and Teds models, not to mention the issues that have surfaced with the...

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  • Everything hinges upon it…
    September 9, 2008

    Everything hinges upon it…

    In reference to Sheri’s post from yesterday, I wanted to provide some additional information about the recall involving the Phil & Teds Sport Buggy V1, e3 Buggy, and e3 Twin strollers.  Regal-Lager, the U.S. distributor of Phil & Teds products,...

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  • September 9, 2008

    Phil & Teds halts sales of Dash stroller

    Last week we were asked to suspend sales of the Phil & Teds Dash stroller. We weren’t taken completely off guard – just a few days before, we’d shipped a Dash to a family friend of ours in New York,...

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  • September 9, 2008

    Vegas (with) baby

    I am at the 2008 ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas with my new little sidekick. Zev and I have been moving at a tortoise’s pace through the show, walking, sitting, nursing, napping (him, not me), chatting (me, not him)...

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