If wishes were horses, they would gallop moms and their children to a giant playground of multihued sundries, encouraging giddy browsing and neighs of delight. Corral your wishes into one place with today's Groupon: for $25, you get $50 worth of mom- and tot-centric merchandise at Baby Cakes Boutique, a Twin Cities–based online store. Baby Cakes Boutique features a miscellany of quality goods for mamas and babies, from comfy maternity tees to bathtub puppets that perform three-act water operas to pacify irritable baby syndrome during bath time. Get organized with the momAgenda kitchen folio ($37) or encourage home improvement projects with the toddler-sized tool set, a trio of knit repair accoutrements soft enough to fix delicate dollhouse gutters while pensively weighing pension plans ($29). Excellent for expectant mothers and those already in the know, the brightly arranged site allows you to easily shop by brand and category, making extra time for mom-and-child trips to the hug factory.
- This crazy-cute site is packed with a ton of fab products ranging from vibrant tutus and organic baby bubbles to sleek backpacks, organizers, and luxe bibs. Add to that their pocket-friendly prices and you’ll be able to splurge on extras for your newly preggers BFF. – Minneapolis Picks
- Minneapolis mom Sarah Greenberg rounds up great baby gifts—from colorful gear to hip accessories and apparel—and makes shopping for them easier than wielding a stroller through the mall. – [Elizabeth Dehn, Minnesota Monthly]