Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Gymboree's #OneBigHappy Holiday + $75.00 Gymboree Gift Card #Giveaway


Thank you to Gymboree for providing me with a gift card, free of charge, in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions shared are my own.


Who here loves holiday fashion? I sure do, and I love to see my spunky five-year-old son get into the holiday spirit, by dressing festively, as well. When B was a tiny little guy, it was so much fun to dress him in adorable outfits for holidays and special occasions... and he had no opinion regarding what he wore. These days, he's quite the opinionated little dude, and sure has something to say about the clothing he wears. It has to be comfortable, and it has to look cool... and it absolutely can't be 'cute.'

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Gymboree has the styles kids want to wear for the holidays and beyond! We are so busy during the holiday season, that we often forget to slow down and enjoy those one big happy holiday moments. They have already begun, and are just whirling by in a flash! We've already shared some truly special memories this Christmas season, and since this is B's last Christmas as an only child, I am definitely doing everything I can to make sure that it's a Christmas he won't soon forget!

Shopping for holiday wear (casual and dressy styles) can be a nightmare, so I try to take care of that myself, by shopping online. Gymboree is one of the clothing brands we love most, and fits B best. They have such awesome styles for little dudes who refuse to wear anything that isn't awesomely cool!

I was excited to shop the Gymboree Holiday Shop, on their easy to use website.

I came across tons of cool styles for boys... for dressy occasions, 

and for casual days!

I had a hard time narrowing down my holiday selections from Gymboree, and then found that were having a huge sale, which made it even harder to wrap up my order! Shopping online was so easy, though. I did it while B was at school, and then had him look everything over, to make sure he approved of my selections! We spent about $100.00, and got 10 pieces of clothing/accessories!

B couldn't wait to check out all of the cool holiday styles from Gymboree!

Check out our loot- 4 t-shirts, 1 pullover, 1 dress shirt and tie, and two pairs of play pants!

One of B's favorite picks was the Shark in the Santa hat T-shirt!

These dino-riffic Christmas PJ's would be perfect for cuddling up and watching holiday movies together!

How adorable is this penguin tie? I can't wait for B to wear it on Christmas Eve!

Play pants are a must for my rough and tumble boy, and these pants are comfortable, durable, and easy to wash and wear!

T-Shirts with cool dude designs, yes please!

Making our One Big Happy Holiday Memories with Gymboree...

B couldn't decide what to wear first. He loved all of his new clothing from Gymboree so much! The first thing he just had to try on, were his new Dino Santa Jammies. We went with a size 8, and they're a great fit for B. He feels so super special in Christmas PJ's, and has loved wearing them while decorating the house and decorating the tree. Plus, he snuggles with his cute little Magic Elf, Snowflake, every night, and it's so sweet to see them together in their festive PJ's!

B, loving his Dino Santa PJ's, and practicing Christmas carols in his room before bedtime. You can bet I took video of that!

Another family tradition that I love, is meeting up with the entire family in Downtown Salisbury the day before Thanksgiving, for the Annual Holiday Caravan (Christmas Parade). B loves to hang out with his cousins, and see some of his friends dancing in the parade. We all bundle up, and hang out with hot cocoa or coffee. We usually see friends from high school who are back in town for the holidays, and we love meeting their kids, and introducing them to ours, as well. It's a big, happy time!

B and Cousin C, hanging out at the Christmas parade (and B debuting his Santa Shark Shirt from Gymboree!).

And then there are the other holiday traditions I love, like decorating the tree as a family. It's usually silly, frustrating, and always winds up being tons of fun. Next Christmas, we'll have little sis with us, and that will be a whole new memory to make. B loves knowing that he has a little sister on the way, which is why we picked out a cool Big Brother T-Shirt from Gymboree. He is so proud to be a big brother, that he couldn't wait to wear it. It says 'This Big Bro Rocks,' which is totally true- he does!

B, having a jolly time in his new Big Bro Tee and Play Pants from Gymboree!

I can't wait to have the whole family dressed up for Christmas Eve. One of my favorite Christmas traditions, is heading to my hubby's grandparent's house on Christmas Eve for dinner, and then all heading to church together. It's such a special time. I ordered B the red plaid button down shirt to wear with the penguin tie on Christmas Eve, however, I totally goofed and ordered a Men's Medium, instead of a Boy's Medium. Oops! Good thing that Gymboree makes it easier than ever to make returns. I can even return the item in store, for credit. Plus, I received some Gym Bucks that I can use in the coming weeks, since I spent at least $50.00 on my order! I certainly love being rewarded for shopping for my family!

What's Your Family's One Big Happy Holiday Moment?



Get the look at Gymboree!

Head on over to Gymboree to browse their awesome Holiday Shop and Accesssory Shop, and select outfits for the kiddos! It's so easy to shop with Gymboree online, or head to your nearest Gymboree store to see what's new! Connect with Gymboree through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and don't forget to sign up for their e-newsletter, which will give you some great savings down the road!


Want it? Win it!

One lucky MBP reader will win a $75.00 Gift Card to Gymboree, which can be used online or in stores. This giveaway is open to US residents, 18 and older. One entry per household, please. Just use the handy RC entry form below to enter for your chance to win! MBP is not responsible for prize fulfillment. Please see out policies page for details.

Special thanks to Gymboree for allowing us to share the fun and excitement of their holiday fashions, and for offering this fantastic holiday giveaway for our readers!

Good luck!




65 comments:

  1. The birth of my 4th child 2 months ago was a happy moment.

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  3. My daughter being granted a wish by make a wish foundation

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  4. One Big Happy Holiday Moment is decorating the house and tree and then enjoying hot cocoa and cookies afterwards.

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  5. My One Big Happy Holiday Moment is making holiday crafts with my kids.

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  6. My most recent happy holiday moment was finding out Thanksgiving morning that after more than 2 years of TTC, we're finally pregnant!

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  7. My big happy holiday moment was baking gingerbread houses and decorating the with my mom when I was young.

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  8. I love the sweet Fox dress with the striped leggings at Gymboree.

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  9. My big holiday moment is just seeing the excitement in my children's eyes!

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  10. I love baking and decorating cookies with my family! Fun times!
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  11. 12/3 FB share--https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=196811883990543&id=100009851985013&pnref=story

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  12. I'd love to purchase Christmas pajamas.

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  13. pinned--https://www.pinterest.com/pin/400046379379534128/

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  14. I would love to get Christmas PJs for my nieces and nephews.

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  15. My big happy holiday moment is when I get to spend time with family!

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  16. I'm in love with their Holiday line for both girls and boys. Bought the marching penguin sweater and sweater dress along with the tie and accessories. Also we bought the kids penguin pj's. My kids are really into penguins so it was a no brainer. We do so much fun stuff during the holidays but as others mentioned I just love seeing my kids face light up when the give and when they receive. The kids favorite is seeing the Christmas lights.

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  17. I like when we all snuggle for a Christmas movie.

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  18. 12/4 pin--https://www.pinterest.com/pin/400046379379543610/

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  19. FB share--https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=197119397293125&id=100009851985013&pnref=story

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  20. We love decorating the house and tree.

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  21. The birth of my daughter on the 28th of November.

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  22. I love playing games as a family!

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  23. I love when my whole family gathers at my mom's house to have dinner, exchange gifts and visit.

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  24. Marrying my husband is my big happy moment. :)

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  25. I like the boys Hooded Flannel Shirt

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  26. My big happy holiday moment was when my oldest nephew was born on Dec 23rd and I was in the labor room to see it, I came in from out of state and I had not been there an hour and her contractions started . I said he was just waiting on me to get there.

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  27. We like baking treats together.

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  28. My moment is just having the best family and friends you could ever ask for!

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  29. 12/5 FB share--https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=197439343927797&id=100009851985013&pnref=story

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  30. We enjoy picking out our Christmas tree at the family farm.

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  31. I would really like to get some of the cute dresses for my daughter.

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  32. Ours was seeing a christmas lighted boat parade for the first time

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  33. Our One Big Happy Holiday Moments was definitely creating Christmas crafts together today

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  34. I like the boys Up To Snow Good Long Sleeve Tee

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  35. 12/7 FB share--https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=198096060528792&id=100009851985013&pnref=story

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  36. I love the Duppioni Party Dress.

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  37. 12/7 pinned--https://www.pinterest.com/pin/400046379379574884/

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  38. My one big happy holiday moment is baking cookies with my boys!

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  39. I really like all of the Fair Isle sweater dresses.

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  40. Decorating the tree together as a family.

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  41. I like the boys Houndstooth Plaid Pants

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  42. I would love to get my niece the Girls Holly Red Sequin Striped Dress

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  43. The dresses and legging are so cute for girls!

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  44. i am loving the holiday shop. i like the polar bear sweater and penguin socks

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  45. My big happy holiday moment is driving through our town's Christmas light display with my family! It's so much fun!

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  46. I'd love to purchase the Snowflake Dress for my daughter with some red leggings!

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  47. I like the boys Fair Isle Snowflake Sweater

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  48. My recent happy holiday moment was having my family over for Thanksgiving and everyone having fun with my baby. I'm excited about celebrating his first Christmas this year too.

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  49. I'd like to get some jeans and sweaters for my son.

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  50. I like the boys V-Neck Argyle Sweater

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  51. Every year my family and I sing and prayed

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  52. Baking holiday treats is one happy moment among others for us.

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  53. I love Daisy Dot Dress for kids.

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  54. I'd like to get some pajamas for both of my children.

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  55. Our happy holiday moment is decorating the Christmas tree together every year.

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  56. I'd like to get some dresses and leggings for my daughter.

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  57. I like the boys black Corduroy Pants

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  58. First holiday as a mom! I am so excited.

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  59. Our happy moment is when we all get together for Christmas dinner.

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  60. I like any of their Holiday dress up outfits.

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