Tuesday, May 13, 2008

bla bla kids - review & giveaway!



Blabla kids is the definition of everything fun, without the batteries. Yesterday we had just the best time (over an hour), creatively playing with our new blabla finger puppets! We thought up a wild adventure for our five new friends; Berry, Lollie, Lemonade, Verdi and Leopold (oh yes they have names) and took them through the jungle, across the bridge and through the mighty volcano. Later in the day, I asked Piper where the puppets were, and they were stuffed in her own pockets. She started calling them her "pocket friends"...which I thought was so cute!

These unique puppets provide endless entertainment, are visually stimulating and are made with the highest of craftsmanship from skilled artisans. I was very impressed with the toy, and am sure they will be played with for years to come.


Bla Bla Kids
also offer tons of other soft toys to be gifted and treasured. Some of my personal favorites include the backpacks, the veggie rattle set and the unforgettable boogaloos (how can you resist a doll named Droplet?) I love how unexpected the color combinatins are. The stripes, polkadots, and silly little hats make these soft toys items kids are going to gravitate to.



All the blabla products are made from naturally grown fibers, and crafted in Peru by amazing Peruvian artisans. The toys are completely natural, completely safe…which I love!

Blabla kids has been around since 2001, when best friends Florence Wetterwald & Susan Pritchett created these soft, lovable, beautifully funny creatures. These toys are not run of the mill AT ALL. They are charming, enchanting, unique and magical. A must have, go-to gift idea.


Buy it! Blabla Kids can be purchased online. A set of the adorable finger puppets will run you $25. The to-die for boogaloos are $36.

Win it! Blabla Kids wants to graciously give one Simple reader their very own set of finger puppets (a $25 value)! Here is how you can sign up: simply shop the blabla site, let me know what's your favorite by leaving a comment - you know, that groovy little yellow box at the top of the right hand side of this post.

If you'd like to be entered TWICE write a blog linking back to this giveaway as well as linking to BlaBla kids. Come back.. leave a second comment letting us know you blogged about it!
If you don't blog just leave us a "valid" email address so we can contact you.

Winner will be chosen at random Tuesday, May 20th. Good Luck!



102 comments:

  1. I love the Bla Bla dolls! Hard to pick a favorite out of those!

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  2. I've always loved their backpacks, they are adorable. But those finger puppets are a must-have for a two year old w/ a very vivid imagination. Sign me up!

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  3. We love the bla bla dolls here at the Medley house...Owen has the Mini Mozart doll of which he got as a special gift from his Mimi when he turned one. We love the backpacks especially the brown dog and the monkey. I also really like the finhger puppets for when Owen is a bit older.

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  4. i like the city set of finger puppets because one is named "andiamo" which means "let's go" in italian. our tour guide in italy, ciro, would yell this at the group at least 10 times a day. steve and i now yell "andiamo" to the pugs.

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  5. I have always loved and coveted the kitty dolls, but the April doll may be my new favorite.

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  6. i like their cute clothing - the sock monkey outfit is adorable!

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  7. how cute are those back packs! it's hard to pick - they have the cutest stuff!

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  8. I love the Zookie Boogaloo doll! It's fabulous and my daughter would love it! The finger puppets are adorable, and it would be awesome to get to have a set! Thanks for the chance!

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  9. Oh my goodness the fruit and veggie rattles are adorable. Sign me up please!

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  10. I blogged about the contest here:

    http://mommainflipflops2.blogspot.com/2008/05/bla-bla-kids-puppets.html

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  11. I love it all! Great gift ideas. I would love to someone having a baby a set of veggie rattles, too fun! I want the backpacks for my kiddos! Sign us up!

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  12. Of course, I like many things from their sites. My favorite is the "Fall
    Pocket Hat" with a finger puppet in the pocket. Please enter me in your delightful drawing. Many thanks,Cindi
    jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

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  13. My favorite is Leopold in the Autumn set.

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  14. I love the Dalmaation backpack!

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  15. I like Peeko, the Boogaloo doll. SO CUTE!

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  16. I love the Boogaloos, they are just adorable!
    I would love to win the finger puppets for my little girl. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  17. I love the little hats. The panda and monkey hat are both adorable, hard to decide which one i like better! :)

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  18. The city set of finger puppets is so cute!

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  19. I also blogged about your contest here: http://www.jonathanandandrea.blogspot.com/2007/09/countless-contests.html

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  20. I love the cute little person backpacks, Ive actually been wanting one like that for a while.

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  21. Love the lemonade doggie dolls. It's all so cute! :)

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  22. I want the Whale-Girl Elephant Animobile over MY bed. All of the mobiles were amazing! I have to remember this for my next one!!

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  23. We LOVE bla bla dolls at my home, my daughter has the huge mermaid on her b-day wish list!

    mcginnisfamily5(at)gmail(dot)com

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  24. Oh my goodness! I love Bubbles the Giant Doll or Licorice the Giant Doll! The backpacks are cute too. Actually, everything over there is adorable!
    Throw my name in please!

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  25. There's so much to love... but I think my favorites are the veggie and fruit plush rattle sets. Great products! laurachilton {at} hotmail {dot} com

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  26. I love the Brown Dog backpack. So unique!

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  27. the backpacks are so adorable, my granddaughter would love one

    tiramisu392 (at) yahoo.com

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  28. WE LOVE BLA BLA 'S! My daughter and I both have them..my favorite in their shop right now it the elephant whale girl mobile...
    3beez at bellsouth dot net

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  29. I like the veggie rattles and birdie rattles.

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  30. The Zookie Boogaloo doll is so great! My daughter would love to play with it!
    claireroach81(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  31. We're longtime fans of BlaBla but the new doll tees are total must haves...

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  32. I really love Blabla products, kinda hard to choose a favorite. But, I did put the following items on my baby registry: catch me if you can mobile, lion and horse hats, and veggie rattles.

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  33. I blogged about the contest here:

    http://staceyscontestpage.blogspot.com/2008/05/contests-over-at-simple.html

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  34. My favorite is the fruit rattle set. Very unique. I love it!

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  35. LADYBUG backpack is just so cute

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  36. fave is Do Re Mi Mozart Doll Tee
    Stephanie V.
    tvollowitz at aol dot com

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  37. I love the garden finger puppet set and the backpacks.

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  38. I love the butterfly backpack - and the pig one too!

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  39. I love the Mr. X Boogalu doll!! He is so cute!! Thanks!

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  40. I love the panda backpack and those veggie rattles and I love those puppets! So cute!

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  41. I love those backpacks! The Ladybug is my favourite.

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  42. I have seen these puppets before but I am glad I have the site now! The backpacks are great and the Boogaloos are weirdly adorable

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  43. The finger puppets are great - garden finger puppet set

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  44. I like the Lion Hat and matching booties :)

    heatherlbrandt (at) verizon (dot) net

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  45. I love the Butterfly backpack!

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  46. I really like Octavio, the bird rattle. So many of these items are absolutely delightful in both color and character.

    michelle at northofthe49 dot com

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  47. I love the dolls! It's hard to pick a favorite, but I think I like Sandwich the cat best.

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  48. I've always loved the whale girl elephant mobile. so happy!

    disarray at onebox dot com

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  49. I love the lemonade doggie dolls. Thanks so much for the opportunity.

    mistchlo[at]hughes[dot]net

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  50. I love the 'Peeko Bla-Bla Doll'. Great giveaway, thanks!

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  51. Blogged ya:
    http://mommyland512.blogspot.com/2008/05/simple-reviews-is-giving-away-set-of.html
    Thanks again!

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  52. I love these backpacks - especially the giraffe and ladybug. Too cute! Thanks~

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  53. i love the boogaloos - especially peeko! so fun! their color choices are great!!
    elkesten[at]yahoo[dot]com

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  54. The Buzz doll is just too cute!!! My boys would love that!

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  56. The Yupik Boogaloo is too cute.. I also like Zookie, and Pirouette, and Aqua Lee.... :)

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  57. Oh my gosh! My daughter would;d absolutely love these finger puppets! They would be just perfect for her!

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  58. I just love that frog back pack. The mermaid doll and all the sock monkeys come in close, though.

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  59. Oh my gosh I had no idea they had such cute stuff! I love the Lemonade Boatneck Sweater.
    katiekarr at gmail dot com

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  60. Ohh I love the mobiles, especially the giraffe! Also the backpacks are so cute.
    Bhavana
    bvbabybv at gmail.com

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  61. I like the whale/girl elephant animobile!

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  62. I love the "Octavio" bird rattle. So cute! Thanks!

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  63. I love the garden set of finger puppets. They're so cute and the whole community of finger puppets is just too much fun!

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  64. I've always loved the fruit & veggie rattles. My daughter is almost 2 now so she uses them in her play kitchen.

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  65. wow i would love to try and win this for my little one so sh may have some thing nice for once and well i think every thing is so sweet and cute thanks

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  66. I love the Mini-Charles doll! Their stuff is darling!
    Megret
    meg.wilson@gmail.com

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  67. All their things are gorgeous, but I just love the Pumpkin blanket!

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  68. I love the blue flower hat and matching booties!

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  69. My favorite is the boatneck elephant sweater.

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  70. My favorite is the big bird mobile. That is so precious!

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  71. My favorites are the City set of finger puppets, but they're all so cute!

    hello DOT scarlett AT gmail DOT com

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  72. i would get Boogaloos Allumette

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  73. I love the fruits and veggies rattles! Also the Peeko boogaloo. I love the company ethos too.

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  74. plug in my vote for the etcetera boogaloo

    misternat1@cox.net

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  76. i *heart* the fruit and veggie rattles

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  77. I like the Coco doll

    dolls123[at]gmail[dot]com

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  78. My son is a big fan of monkeys, so I think he would love the Lil Monkey Verdi Doll Tee most of all

    krisindam at mac dot com

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  79. I absolutely love the vests (and the matching dolls) The Lemonade Boatneck with miniLemonade doll and the Bubbles Boatneck with the miniBubbles doll are my favorites. These are just adorable outfits and you can buy items to team up with them or use something you already have. Cute! Cute! Cute!

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  80. I think these are great for children and my grandchildren would have a ball but I might try one on too,lol.

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  81. The bird mobile is lovely! beccachristensen at hotmail dot com

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  82. The fruit and veggie rattles are adorable,but my little one would love the finger puppets too,please add me too,thanks

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  83. We are cat people, so the meow set is my favorite!

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  84. I like the bird animobile

    jenniferhuff[at]gmail[dot]com

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  85. I blogged about the contest here:

    http://thehuffs.wordpress.com/contests/

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  86. I love the veggie and fruit rattles. So cute!

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  87. I love the meow set of the finger puppets. Very cute!

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  88. They have such cute stuff, I love the MINI-PRUDENCE doll.

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  89. I want the lives of the people who run blabla! By the photos, they have the earth-friendly, easy-going and just joyful families I always dreamt I'd have. But if I can't have that, I'd settle for the lovely cat animobile for my baby's room!

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  90. Oh shoot - now I can't remember the exact name. But, the lee lee plum bugaloo doll. Oh my gosh - that is SO SO cute - if the pink berry doll was in stock we would love that one too!! This is a great giveaway!!

    jocelyn dot compton at gmail dot com

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  91. Gigi the giraffe doll is my favorite.

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  92. Mozart Monkey Doll is my favorite!
    dansan826 at yahoo.com

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  93. I like the City Set of Finger Puppets.

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  94. We love the monkeys most of all. Mozart and Verdi are overall favorites here in our house.

    leigh at hereticscircle dot com

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  95. the garden finger puppet set

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  96. I love their backpacks...so-o-o cute!

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