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  • Magalog Flashback: Family Game & Movie Night
    November 13, 2012

    Magalog Flashback: Family Game & Movie Night

    What do you get when you combine a catalog with a magazine? Our magalog, Surprises, is your guide to the best of our baby gear selection and the top toys of the season. But there’s more: each issue of Surprises...

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  • Kazoo Flash Mob?!
    January 24, 2012

    Kazoo Flash Mob?!

    We wanted to find a BIG way to celebrate the opening of our fifth store. After all, it is in The Shops at Prudential Center, one of downtown Boston’s swankiest addresses. Ever since I was a college student in Boston,...

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  • February 17, 2011

    What’s Sprouting: Feb 14-20

    Your weekly curated guide to activities in and around Boston. Thursday, February 17 through Tuesday, Feb. 22 Providence Children’s Film Festival Film fests aren’t just for grown-ups. Programming includes live action, animation and documentaries, shorts and features, and films made...

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  • November 23, 2010

    Upcycle your cardboard with makedo

    You can recycle a cardboard box. Or you can turn it into a car. A robot. A playhouse. A birdhouse. Or anything else you can imagine. New craft kits from makedo make it really easy to create all kinds of...

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  • Hello, Bugaboo Donkey
    September 15, 2010

    Hello, Bugaboo Donkey

    Update 6/21/2017: Bugaboo Donkey 2017 available now. Shop all Bugaboo at Magic Beans. Bugaboo today unveiled their new double stroller, the Bugaboo Donkey. I have to confess, I did see the Donkey when I was in Amsterdam in April, but...

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  • The Cure for Back-to-School Jitters
    August 20, 2010

    The Cure for Back-to-School Jitters

    Back-to-school preparations always gave me the jitters, as the usual anxieties took hold. Would I make new friends? Would I like my teachers? Luckily, the process of getting my brand new pencils and sneakers provided some real comfort – it...

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  • August 12, 2010

    Tax Free Holiday this weekend

    Let the shopping begin! This weekend Massachusetts is bringing back the Tax Free Holiday – a weekend with no sales tax on any item under $2500. This is good news for consumers looking to support local businesses and save some...

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  • November 6, 2009

    Holiday Giveaways # 3 – Grand Piano

    Some of my earliest memories involve sitting at the piano next to my mother. She could play beautifully, and I remember wishing I could make music like that. In spite of my musical upbringing (and an avid love of singing),...

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