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As one of the largest and most established maternity-wear franchises in the United States, Pickles & Ice Cream outfits moms-to-be and their bundles of joy with helpful gifts and stylish clothing from well-known labels. Designers such as Spanx, Prego, Seraphine, and More of Me dress expecting shoppers to the nines in eye-catching lingerie, swimwear, and outerwear suitable for any occasion, and adorable babywear swaddles infants in comfortable, colorful ensembles. Like a cocktail dress with plenty of cargo pockets, diaper bags from Babymel fuse fashionability with function. Pickles & Ice Cream’s assortment of thoughtful gifts of skincare and baby-care essentials stock shower gift baskets.

355 E Basse Rd
San Antonio,
TX
US

Toy Zone engages tots and young children with educational playthings and preserves recreational history with retro toys in the American and European traditions. Interactive toys are organized by age group and include games, puzzles, and building sets such as the Lego Brick Box ($17.99) brimming with multicolored plastic pieces to snap together into miniature houses and functional skin exfoliants. Craft projects such as Create Your Own books ($19.99) allow diminutive authors to decorate blank novels with colored pencils, stickers, and original prose, whereas tiny musicians bang away on the light-up Flash Beat Drum ($24.99). For scientific explorations, the Ladybug Land ($21.99) domed habitat invites observers into the world of ladybugs, revealing how the fascinating insects eat, interact, and draw on a new set of dots every morning.

923 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio,
TX
US

Andrea Martin founded Jackie's Play & Stay so no dog owner would have to endure the same experience she had after boarding her four-year-old border collie, Jackie. After dropping her off on a Friday, Andrea picked an ill Jackie up on Sunday. Her rapidly declining health suggested some form of poisoning, and she soon passed. Determined not to let Jackie's death be in vain, she founded a daycare and boarding facility where owners could feel secure every time they parted with their best friends.

Today, Andrea and her caretakers earn owners' and dogs' trust by getting to know each four-legged guest individually to ease their transitions in and out of Jackie's Play & Stay. They also keep the 14,000-square-foot facility meticulously clean, using disinfectants that target canine viruses and fungi. Believing that a tired dog is a happy dog, the staff supervises indoor and outdoor play and socializing. They provide small dogs with their own play space, and welcome dogs to relax on their own if that's what they prefer. The facility’s suites for overnighters are climate-controlled, with dog beds and relaxing music that plays through the night. The staff also encourages owners to leave their pets with a familiar item, such as a favorite blanket or the neighborhood fire hydrant. Beyond daycare and boarding, Jackie's Play & Stay extends to grooming and training, where dogs learn everything from basic obedience to how to drive stick. Today, Andrea and her caretakers earn owners' and dogs' trust by getting to know each four-legged guest individually to ease their transitions in and out of Jackie's Play & Stay. They also keep the 14,000-square-foot facility meticulously clean, using disinfectants that target canine viruses and fungi. Believing that a tired dog is a happy dog, the staff supervises indoor and outdoor play and socializing. They provide small dogs with their own play space, and welcome dogs to relax on their own if that's what they prefer. The facility’s suites for overnighters are climate-controlled, with dog beds and relaxing music that plays through the night. The staff also encourages owners to leave their pets with a familiar item, such as a favorite blanket or the neighborhood fire hydrant. Beyond daycare and boarding, Jackie's Play & Stay extends to grooming and training, where dogs learn everything from basic obedience to how to drive stick.

3822 Airport Blvd
Austin,
TX
US

The Insider’s Club membership grants the holder 10% off used games and accessories and a 10% extra credit on trade-ins.

4301 W William Cannon Dr
Austin,
TX
US

Baby Bugaloo offers an exceptional assortment of eclectic styles for hip infants and toddlers, making it easy for little nuggets to be fashion wise even if they can't count to onesie. The shelves are stocked with stylish finds for both boys and girls, including plenty of teeny trends for preemies, from popular brands such as Tea Collection, Baby Nay, Da Lil Guys, Ellie Bellie Kids, Cach Cach, Knuckleheads, No Slippy Hair Clippy, Preemie-Yums, and Vintage Onesies. Girls delight in donning Kaiya Eve's soft, fashion-forward Pettiskirt ($73–$93), and boys love to accessorize Knucklehead apparel with fashionable fedoras and pub hats ($22–$31). Use this Groupon to outfit your little one in ogle-worthy trends for the summer, or treat your tot to some tricked-out transportation with a new set of Itzy Ritzy Carseat Covers ($115).

5700 W Slaughter Ln, Ste 220
Austin,
TX
US

Tucked in a small building on hip South Lamar, Anna's Toy Depot is one of the city's hidden treasures for kids and grownups alike. Owner Anna Barr began her business as a new mother, selling used toys out of the trunk of her car. Today, the store is positively overflowing with all types of fun, including both new and used children’s toys. The shiny new stuff tends to focus on classic games and timeless amusement, but the large stock of lightly used pieces, from Legos, blocks and puzzles to board games, action figures and toy cars, truly sets Anna’s apart from other area retailers. These second-hand entertainment pieces are available for a song, which is perfect for anyone raising children on a budget, or just looking to keep their kids entertained with a steady stream of new stuff to play with.

2620 S Lamar Blvd
Austin,
TX
US