Selecting the right baby gift is difficult due to babies' refusal to speak, redeem gift certificates, or stay below the secret Santa price limit. Upstage babies' expensive white elephant gift exchange with today's Groupon: $20 gets you $40 of handmade baby gifts from Stinky Cakes. Stinky Cakes decorates darling cake-shaped diaper gift baskets with ribbons, tulle and must-have items to keep babies purring like new. Bundles of tightly-rolled diapers make up the layers of each Stinky Cake while extras such as binkies, onesie-wearing plushes or bottles of lotion and baby shampoo ornament the outside. Select from categories for boys, girls, unisex and twins or themes like animals or sports. Customizable bibs or ribbons adorn fun-sized Stinky Cupcakes (starting at $29.99) which boast half the number of diapers in full-sized cakes, perfect for new parents or puppy potty trainers. The Life of the Potty package combines one full Stinky Cake with four Stinky Cupcakes to solve baby shower gift-giver's block ($179).
- With social media, and the help from affiliated NBC and ABC stations, The Boston Hearald, National Public Radio, and INC Magazine, Stinky Cakes has gain publicity and is well known within New England and beyond. In 2009, Mychal was selected into the 2009 Business West’s 40 under 40 class and his wife and co-owner, Adrienne, was selected as one of the Nations Top Mom’s in Business by StartupNation.com. With all the recognition, his highlight to date was creating two Stinky Cakes for a Boston Red Sox pitcher who was expecting a new baby. – Alfonso Santaniello, Strictly Businews