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12 Must-have Products for Baby’s First Year

babySTEALS Week of Mommy Must-haves

Hape Baby Toys: these artfully designed toys are made from premium, sustainably-sourced wood and non-toxic materials. Hape toys are designed to inspire role playing, motor skills, problem solving and to teach basic shapes, colors, sounds, animals, letters, and numbers.

Infantino Activity Gym: Great for tummy time and overhead discovery. Surfboard prop-up pillow, high contrast colors and gentle motion engage baby’s senses.

Little Twig Diaper Cream: Keep baby’s bottom dry and comfortable with Little Twig diaper cream. The extra mild formula is loaded with vitamin E, shea butter and zinc oxide to calm and protect even ultra-sensitive skin.

Mobi Technologies Thermometer: 2-in-1 Thermometer PLUS Food/Bottle Temperature Scanning. The DualScan Prime Ear and Forehead Thermometer offers all the features, accuracy and reliability you’d expect from MOBI, including an additional Food and Bottle mode. With target-specific reading methods and a bright, easy-to-read back-lit display, the compact DualScan Prime meets your family’s needs perfectly.

Tivoli Couture Car Seat Jacket: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommends that no heavy or bulky clothes be worn by a child when secured in their car seats. Tivoli Couture’s Car Seat Jacket goes over the car seat so there is no fabric between the car seat harness and the baby. Parents should avoid using bunting or car seat covers that thread through the harness straps of their child’s car seat as doing so can interfere with the proper function of the car seat. snack pack: With two separate compartments that seal separately, you’re able to serve different foods. Also great for crackers and dip, little sandwich shapes and berries. Fab for all ages and stages. Handy spoon stows away in the lid.

Bunnies by the Bay Muslin Knotty Blankets: This adorable Bunnies by the Bay Cuddle Bunny with Blankie is sure to bring comfort and joy to your little one.

aden + anais muslin swaddles: aden + anais boutique products are full of the luxurious bliss that every bundle needs. Organic cotton muslin is as soft and breathable as it gets for the most peaceful newborn sleep, and it only gets softer each time you wash it.

RoSK UPF 45 Sun Cover: RoSK’s Sun Cover provides UPF 45+ sun protection with lightweight, breathable fabric.

Miracle Blanket Swaddle Blanket: Help your baby sleep better than you ever imagined with this 100% cotton knit Miracle Blanket. The Miracle Blanket makes it easy to get the perfect swaddle every time, even in the dark! Your baby will sleep better, longer and will be less fussy since he/she will finally get the sleep they (and you) so desperately need.

Levana Jena Baby Video Monitor: Named for her long-lasting, rechargeable battery life, Jena’s monitor will keep working for over 8 hours with the video screen on! Do more all day or night long with Jena by Levana.

The Sili Company Sili Squeeze: This reusable squeeze lets your little one enjoy delicious blends of freshly pureed food, in addition to ready-made favorites like yogurt and applesauce, while on the go! In sizes that are easy for little hands to manage, and in a squeezable silicone pouch design that makes it easy for tots to feed themselves, the Sili Squeeze is a reusable, revolutionary way to feed your growing baby nutritious food.

Yoreganics Bye Bye Dry Balm: In the days of yore, only Mother Nature’s pure ingredients were used to promote healthy skin. This special blend of organic oils and botanicals will soothe, moisturize, and heal the most delicate skin. Soothes: itching, redness, and irritation. Moisturizes: dry, cracked, and inflamed skin. Relieves: eczema, dry skin, rashes, and more.



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Becoming a mom can be overwhelming. All the stuff you need…and stuff you don’t need. How is a new mama going to sort it out? As employees of, not only are we exposed to the best of the best in the baby world, we are moms who have tested and tried your products ourselves. We hand-picked some of our favorites — the products that saved our sanity, helped us care for our babies, and simply enriched the experience of motherhood. Now we’d love to share those amazing finds with our customers and market your brand as one of our staff picks for what every mom needs in her baby stash!

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New mommies, pregnant mommies, and even seasoned mamas will find goodies you need! Friends, grandmas, and aunts, Time to stock up for that baby shower stash!


September and August have the highest birth rates in North America, so to celebrate all the baby showers, new mamas, and their bundles of joy, we are having a week of necessities that make being a mom easier.


September 16-19


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Baby Shower Lunch or Dinner Ideas

Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

A shower during mealtime can seem a bit overwhelming to conquer. Lucky for you, your guests will be too busy complimenting the food to even notice that you didn’t break a sweat. Be sure to grab all this entire baby shower kit including all the coordinating printables here.

Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Taco Cups
Don’t worry about keeping your main dish warm or guessing servings with Taco Cups. Depending on your other dishes, try to keep in mind that some guests might go for multiple helpings, so prepare about 2 per person.

24 8″ flour tortillas

2 cups cooked chicken, black beans, ground beef, or taco meat of choice

1-1.5 cups of cheese

1/4 cup diced onions

toppings of choice: diced tomatoes, salsa, sour cream, guacamole, avocado, shredded lettuce, etc.

Directions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Push tortillas into a muffin tin, allowing sides to fold in. Scoop in meat or beans, sprinkle on cheese and onions and cook for 12-15 minutes. Add toppings and serve.

Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Veggie Cups

This crowd-pleasing side dish is as easy as it looks. Just cut up your favorite veggies, put in a clear cup with dressing or a spoonful of dip.


sliced carrots, celery, peppers, cucumbers or zucchini

your favorite veggie dip

clear plastic cups, shot glasses or even votives

Directions: Add a dollop of dip to each cup and drop in veggies on top. Makes it super easy for people to walk around while munching!

Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Cinnamon Chips and Fruit Salsa
A sweet treat doesn’t always have to be cookies and cupcakes. Try these yummy cinnamon chips and fruit salsa for an easy, creative dessert everyone will be commenting on.



2-3 cups chopped fruit (peaches, pineapple, apples, cucumber, strawberries, mango, etc)

1-2 teaspoons lemon or lime juice


10-15 12″ flour tortillas


cinnamon sugar

Directions: Cut tortillas into eighths with a pizza roller. Melt some butter in a skillet on medium heat. Toss in tortilla slices, approximately one tortilla at a time. Using a spatula, flatten triangles as they are cooking, until crispy. Transfer to a plate and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar on both sides. Repeat until all are done! Mix diced fruit together and squeeze lime juice on top and stir.


Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Get this complete baby shower kit (available in pink, blue, or gray) for a steal here!

Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Find more recipes!

Make your baby shower a success with easy, peasy recipes for a baby shower brunch or dessert bar.

Baby Shower Brunch

Baby Shower Brunch on BabySteals

Nothing screams baby shower more than brunch! However, waking up early enough to prepare a meal for friends and family can turn brunch into a time crunch. These easy recipes are more than just beautiful and tasty. From cutting fruit to baking quiches, you can make your recipes ahead of time and just heat up and lay out the display on the day of. Be sure to grab all this entire baby shower kit including printables here.

Baby Shower Brunch on BabySteals

Baby Shower Brunch on BabySteals

Tres chic and always a winner at brunch, snag store bought quiches or whip one up with our simple recipe.

1 deep dish pie crust

6 eggs

1 tbl flour

2 tbl milk

1 cup diced broccoli (frozen or fresh)

1/2 onion

Shredded cheddar cheese to taste

Salt, pepper and oregano to taste

Directions: With a fork, poke holes in the pie crust and bake 10-15 minutes at 375 degrees. Saute onion and broccoli in a frying pan, then remove from heat. Beat eggs, flour, and milk together in a bowl. Add salt and pepper to taste. Place the baked pie crust on a cookie sheet so it’s easier to remove from the oven. Sprinkle half of the cheese into the empty pie crust followed by the saute mixture and the second half of the cheese. Pour egg mixture on top of all ingredients in pie crust. Add salt, pepper, cheese or herbs on top as desired. Bake for 30 minutes at 375 degrees. Bon appetit!

Baby Shower Brunch on BabySteals

Baby Shower Brunch on BabySteals

Hazelnut Crepes Cake

Our recipe is more like swedish pancakes, but we won’t tell if you don’t! With ingredients found in your kitchen, this gorgeous beauty will be a huge win.


12 eggs

6 cups milk

1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour

3 tablespoon sugar

1 pinch salt

3 tablespoons melted butter

Chocolate hazelnut spread

Sliced strawberries

Directions: In a large bowl, beat eggs with a wire whisk. Mix in milk, flour, sugar, salt, and melted butter.
Preheat your skillet to medium heat. Pour a thin layer of batter on skillet, and spread to edges. Cook until top surface appears dry. Flip with a spatula and cook until golden brown. Put on a plate. Top with chocolate hazelnut spread. Add sliced strawberries. Dust top with powdered sugar.

Baby Shower Brunch on BabySteals

Baby Shower Brunch on BabySteals

Fruit Cones
An eye-catching and colorful display, this treat can double as a gorgeous centerpiece.


Brown Sugar Sour Cream

3 cups sour cream

6 tablespoons brown sugar

2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions: Cut and prepare a variety of fruit the night before. Fifteen minutes (or less) before guests arrive, put place dipping sauce in each cone and stuff with fruit. Put excess fruit in another bowl for refills.


Stir until smooth!

Get this complete baby shower kit (available in pink, blue, or gray) for a steal here!

Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Find more recipes!

Make your baby shower a success with easy, peasy recipes for a baby shower dessert bar or full meal.

Baby Shower Dessert Ideas

Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Welcome little sweeties into the world with a dessert-themed baby shower. Easy as pie, these picture-perfect recipes require little effort. Friends and family members will delight in your confectioner’s paradise. Be sure to grab all this entire baby shower kit including all the coordinating printables here.

Baby Shower Dessert Ideas on BabySteals

Sweet Bouquet
Make store-bought goodies look like fine-bakery treasures with a delightful display. Magically turn donut holes into cake-pop lookalikes and add a pop of color with macaroons.


doughnuts, doughnut holes, macaroons, strawberries or other sweets

kebab skewers

Directions: Place your favorite treats on skewers. Cut skewers to different lengths to create an arrangement.



Baby Shower Dessert Ideas on BabySteals

Watermelon Cake

If your sweet tooth isn’t aching for a ton of sugar, we have a simple solution! Make an easy Watermelon Cake. It complements treats with each refreshing bite.


1 small seedless watermelon

1 tub of whipped topping

paper, string and tape (included in kit)

kebab skewers

Directions: Simply cut the water melon at each end, cut of the shell on the side, pat dry with a paper towel, and ice with whipped topping. To make topper, cut triangles out of paper and tape to decorative string. Tie each end onto a kebab skewer and stick into watermelon cake.


Baby Shower Dessert Ideas on BabySteals

Baby Shower Dessert Ideas on BabySteals

Strawberry Parfait Cups
Light with a delicious texture, this simple treat will satisfy your shower’s most finicky eaters.


8-12 graham crackers, crumbled

10-15 strawberries, diced

1 tub whipped topping

clear disposable cups, shot glasses, or clean votives


Put a spoonful of smashed crackers for the first layer. Cut strawberries for the second layer. Add whipped topping for the third layer. Repeat another  layer and you’re done! Makes approximately 12-15 servings.



Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Get this complete baby shower kit (available in pink, blue, or gray) for a steal here!

Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Baby Shower Meal Ideas on BabySteals

Find more recipes!

Make your baby shower a success with easy, peasy recipes for a baby shower brunch or full meal.

Blooming Bath Giveaway | Baby Shower Week

Blooming Bath Giveaway on BabySteals

Blooming Bath is the cute, cuddly and convenient way to bathe your baby. Unlike traditional baby bath tubs, Blooming Bath is made from incredibly soft, plush materials — providing a safe, soft, and unbelievably adorable bathing experience for the most important person in your world. Use it in tiny bathroom sinks to large kitchen sinks and even as padding in the tub as your baby grows. What is cuter than splashing your sweet baby in a bright, beautiful flower?!

Lucky you, we’re giving away one yellow Blooming Bath set! Enter below.


Blooming Bath Giveaway on BabySteals

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New Mom Checklist

Hey nesting mama! Getting ready for baby to come but don’t know if you have all you need? Have I mentioned that there have been 20 maternity leaves at in the last two years? Take it from us — the moms here at babySTEALS have compiled a tried and true list of things you need!

Click here for a free printable new mom checklist!

New Mom Checklist on BabySteals




HALO Bassinest Giveaway | Baby Shower Week

The revolutionary HALO Bassinest Swivel Sleeper is the only infant bassinet that moves to bring baby to you.

Halo Bassinest Giveaway on BabySteals

Now your little one can sleep as close to you as you want — even right next to you in bed – and still sleep safely in his own separate space. You can tend to baby without even needing to get up which is especially great for recovering c-section moms!

The Bassinest swivels a full 360 degrees to bring baby close — the more it moves, the less you have to, which makes taking care of baby throughout the night a lot easier. The side wall lowers so tending to baby is simply a reach away without having to maneuver around.

Halo Bassinest Giveaway on BabySteals

The mesh sides not only ensure your little one breathes safely, it also allows you to see each other. We can’t say enough great things about this innovative co-sleeping option. See how easily it moves and swivels in the video below.

Wouldn’t this make an AMAZING baby shower gift?! We sure think so! We are giving away one HALO Bassinest! This is a $249.99 value for  one lucky mama (and baby). Enter below:

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Please note, these are in such hot demand they are sold out! Winner’s prize will ship in August. 

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$2 off Baby Shower Week

Baby Shower Week starts tomorrow! Aaand for the first time ever we are offering a coupon as our little gift to you new and expecting mommies! Take $2 off already discounted new mom favorites all week — 6/15-6/21. Get a sneak peek at what’s coming and invite a pregnant friend to the par-tay!

Halo Bassinest Giveaway on BabySteals

Halo Bassinest Giveaway on BabySteals

Baby Shower Week 2014

Calling all pregnant ladies, new mamas, and doting friends and family — June 15-21 is Baby Shower Week at! We have scoured the planet for the best new baby gifts and curated a selection all for a steal! Stay tuned for a these faves, giveaways, and fun tips and ideas for your upcoming shower soirees.

Baby Shower Week on BabySteals

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