Exclusive 50% off Kiwi Crates

by jessicaturner on December 16, 2014

Kiwi Crate CouponWhen we got home from school/work last night, some of my favorite packages were on the door step – Minted (the rest of our Christmas cards!), Zulily (baby clothes), Honest Company (some home items I ordered to have on hand for when the baby gets here) and Kiwi Crate!

Of course, Elias was elated about his Kiwi Crate and couldn’t WAIT to see what was inside. I hadn’t even set down my purse and briefcase and he was asking if we could open it to see the theme.

I had a really bad migraine last night so told Elias we couldn’t do the crate together. However, one of the many great things about Kiwi Crate is that it ranks the “grownup involvement” and the crate included an activity that was “low”, which was a win for mommy AND Elias. He happily created his snowman toss, while I rested.

Kiwi Crate CouponHe also worked on creating a winter scene in the monthly Explore magazine that comes with each crate.

The most purchased kids gift of the year here on The Mom Creative have been Kiwi Crates, along with their sister crates Koala Crate, Doodle Crate and Tinker Crate.

Because so many of you have shown an interest in these wonderful products, Kiwi Crate is offering an exclusive 50% off discount code on your first month’s subscription to ANY crate with the code CREATIVE50. This coupon is only good until this Friday, December 19, which is the last day to purchase for arrival before Christmas.

These subscriptions make great gifts because:

  • Each crate is an experience, not more stuff
  • The monthly subscription is something your child will look forward to each month.
  • They stimulate learning and creativity
  • Each crate is filled with high-quality, well-thought-out products
  • They offer an opportunity to connect with your child in a meaningful way, and everything is put together for you!

Here’s an easy break-down of the types of crates offered (perfect for any child ages 3-16)

Kiwi crate coupon code

SO, if you are looking for one more gift for a child in your life – or you haven’t even started shopping yet – I definitely recommend subscribing to Koala, Kiwi, Doodle and/or Tinker Crate. You can’t beat $9.95 for your first month’s subscription AND your child will love it!

Kiwi Crate CouponThis morning, as soon as Elias woke up, he wanted to work more on his crate. As I am writing this, he is sitting next to me crafting. I think that is a pretty good start to the day.

We have been subscribers to Kiwi Crate for 2.5 years and signed Adeline up to Koala Crate as soon as it launched in October, so let me know if you have any questions.

Order your crate today – and don’t forget to use the code CREATIVE50.

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Magic for the Christmas Season

by jessicaturner on December 12, 2014

snowTubeDespite me being VERY pregnant this Christmas, I have worked hard to be intentional about making Christmas memories with our children. At ages 3 and 6, they are so delightful! Everything is fun, surprising and wonderful to them. It’s been a real joy. Here are some of the things we have done:

  • We are reading Ann Voskamp’s book Unwrapping the Greatest Gift and coloring ornaments for our Jesse Tree
  • Our Elf is causing lots of mischief
  • We visited Santa
  • We went to Merry Music City Christmas yesterday and sledded down a “real” snow hill – in a parking lot! A very different experience than winter for me growing up in Wisconsin.
  • We are making sugar cookies this weekend (I bought Christmas aprons 70% off last year and can’t wait to give them to the kids!)
  • We are going see Christmas lights next week

Hallmark North Pole ProductsHallmark sent us a few fun products from its new Northpole line that I shared with Elias and Adeline this morning that are a fun addition to our Christmas activities, and I am excited to share them with you!

The first is this fun snowflake that you press before going to bed so that Santa can more easily find your house. The kids thought it was awesome.

The second is paper for a letter to Santa. What makes this extra special is that you can put it in the freezer (ala the North Pole) and get a response back from Santa. Only catch is that the letter only stays there when it is cold.

Hallmark North Pole Products
The last was our favorite activity – a Polar Explorer Map of the North Pole. It comes with adorable 3D goggles and tons of activities to enjoy. The kids absolutely loved it.

Hallmark North Pole Products
The map is incredible beautiful and enormous. It is laminated and high quality and will last for years. Adeline especially loved adding stickers to it. We just wished there had been more!

Hallmark North Pole Products

What do you do to make the Christmas season magical for your family? Share your ideas in the comments below!

This post is sponsored by Hallmark. All thoughts are my own.


Join The Fringe Hours Launch Team {CLOSED}

December 11, 2014

The launch team is now full- thank you to all who signed up! It’s hard to believe that the release of The Fringe Hours: Making Time for You, my first book, is just about two months away! The Fringe Hours is not a book about doing more, it’s a book about being more – more […]

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Free Gifts + 50% off Custom Phone Cases

December 10, 2014

Tiny Prints is offering an exclusive 50% deal today from (7:00am ET to 3:00pm ET) on custom phone cases. Tiny Prints offers hundreds of designs for iPhone or Samsung phones, or you can also design one from scratch. I used to have a custom photo phone case and LOVED it. It was always a conversation […]

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40% off Disney Toddler Princess Dolls

December 9, 2014

Just wanted to quickly share that Amazon has many Disney Toddler Princess dolls in the 30-40% range right now. Not sure how long these will last, but they are worth buying if you have a little princess in your house. Adeline has the toddler Ariel and loves her. Prices and stock changes quickly on Amazon, […]

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Comfort & Joy: Slippers and the End of Pregnancy

December 8, 2014

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post by Dearfoams. With less than four weeks to go in my pregnancy, the biggest issue I am dealing with is swelling. Lots and lots of swelling. We had family photos taken Thanksgiving weekend and y’all, I literally tried FIVE pairs of boots on and NONE of them fit me. […]

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Free Photo Gift: Mug, Magnet, Notepad or Credit

December 8, 2014

Tiny Prints is offering a killer deal for the next four days that you are DEFINITELY going to want to take advantage of (affiliate links used in this post). Get a FREE 11 oz. mug, magnet or notepad or a $16.99 credit toward a home décor purchase with the code CHOOSEGIFT. I absolutely LOVE taking […]

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5 Ways to Make a Playdate Extra Fun #DisneySide

December 5, 2014

This past Sunday, we decided to have our friends Al and Leila, along with their four kids over for a playdate and dinner. Yes, it was Thanksgiving weekend. Yes, it had been a busy weekend. Yes, it was a school night. But prioritizing community is important to our family, particularly in these last weeks before […]

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Exclusive $5 DaySpring Sale: 2 Days Only

December 4, 2014

YEOW! I am so excited that DaySpring reached out to me to offer an exclusive $5 sale for y’all on some popular gift and decor items. DaySpring had a list of 5 items to offer and then added two more on my request, which means 7 great gifts for you! (Clearly Adeline loves a good […]

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Tiny Prints Flash Sale: 4 Hours Only

December 4, 2014

If you haven’t made your Christmas cards yet, here’s a great opportunity to save big this morning (affiliate links used in this post). From 7:00am to 11:00am ET (4:00 am to 8:00am PT), Tiny Prints is making their already awesome Cyber Week deal even more fantastic. Through the end of today, you can get 40% […]

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