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Advent Calendar Gifts & Surprises

Calendrier de l'avent OMY

Each year,  just before the month of December, we always find ourselves rushing to find the best Advent Calendar to count the days until Christmas.  For kids, this makes every day extra special when discovering a new surprise. For parents in a rush, it’s often most easy to buy a ready made calendar from the supermarket. But today, the trend …

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10 Beach Toy Must-Haves

10 beach toys

With the long awaited hot, sunny weather, we have been on the search for the perfect beach toys – most often eco-friendly, bpa free and also well designed.  Enjoy our beach toy selection and have some fun with water, sand and toys this summer vacation! 1. MELISSA & DOUG Sunny Patch Speck Seahorse Sand Ice Cream Play Set, $10.99 at Target. …

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Rubber – – – – – You’re the One!

Jouets en caoutchouc

When I think of rubber toys the first image that comes to mind is the famous rubber ducky! In the 1940’s, artist and designer Peter Ganine created a duck sculpture which he patented and reproduced as an adorable floating toy. An instant success! Since the 1940’s, the rubber toy industry has completely transformed, offering a huge selection of well designed …

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Heart Inspiration for Valentine’s Day

Piñata Coeur My Little Day

Valentine’s Day is coming up. Discover our Yoyo Selection of favourite gifts for baby, children and adults that are inspired by love! Le livre amoureux book by Cédric Ramadier , Vincent Bourgeau / WE ARE KNITTERS Love Is In The Glove – Free Pattern / MOLO Small Heart Handbag /  MINUS EDITIONS Tu me Connais Card Game / LE CHOCOLAT DES FRANCAIS Organic Chocolate Bar / …

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Top 10 Gifts for Girls


With the upcoming holiday season officially open, are you looking for gift ideas for girls? Perhaps your daughter has already written her Christmas wishlist, but if not, it’s not always easy to find THE gift to put under the tree from SMALLable.  For some pure holiday inspiration, here is a gift list specifically selected for girls ages 3 and up.  Whether …

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Christmas Wishlist for Baby

Christmas Wishlist for Baby

As we enter the Christmas period, it is high time to think about gifts. Yoyo Mom has unearthed some well designed and original ideas to amaze all babies. Whether it’s gifts on a budget or exceptional gifts to spoil your baby, here is our selection that will undoubtedly please your little one. There are, of course, toys but also decoration and fashion …

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10 Favorite Advent Calendars

Choosing the perfect Advent calendar can sometimes be a difficult task. Each year, the choices seem to grow with more and more companies making their very own special calendar!   Personally, I love handmade calendars because they are more affordable and they also offer a more original touch. However, this year has been busy and I haven’t had a lot of time to consecrate. …

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Favorite Fabric Masks for Kids

Bobo Choses

Are you on the lookout for a few high quality fabric masks for your children? In France, masks are obligatory for kids 11 years old and up, but certain health professionals recommend wearing masks even at 6 years old. It’s often easy to find masks for adults, but finding the right fitting masks for small faces is not always an easy …

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Alphabet ABC Posters for Children

Les Jolies Planches Planche Abécédaire

Otherwise known as learning boards, ABC or ABCdaire posters, I love Alphabet Posters for kids! I have fond memories of when I was young and being attracted to these colourful and graphic hangings. An alphabet poster is perfect for decoration a child’s room as well as helping them to learn the alphabet while having fun. Today, ABC posters exist in …

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SMALLable Private Sale: What to Shop

Smallable Private Sale

Since staying at home over the past couple of months, I’ve gotten used to simple pleasures: home cooking, sewing, DIY projects with the kids, reading, puzzles, films, and also discussing with friends over Zoom or FaceTime… Now that the weather is nice and we can go out more freely, I’m in the mood for some retail therapy. Shopping online can …

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