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Toy Store Gift Card Giveaway, “Out of the Toy Box!”


I am thrilled to be hosting such a terrific giveaway today for my newest sponsor, Out of the Toy Box.  They have so many great learning and fun toys for children, you are going to just LOVE!

Out of the Toybox is offering 1 Picky Palate reader a $50 gift card to go shopping on their online toystore.  Just wait until you browse around there!  So much to choose from for your kids!

Here’s How to Enter:

1.  Follow Picky Palate on my right sidebar under “Foodie Friends.”

2.  Visit Out of the Toy Box and tell us in a comment here what your wish list is from their site.  What are your favorites, list specific toys.

3.  For a second entry, link about this giveaway on your blog and or twitter.  Leave a separate comment letting us know you’ve linked the giveaway.

4.  Contest Ends Wednesday night, 18th at midnight.  A random winner will be selected and posted on Thursday, the 19th.  Best of luck to everyone!!


Here are a few of my favorites!!







Good Luck Friends!  This is perfect timing right before Christmas to win some toys!  Can’t wait to hear what your favorites are too, there are so many!

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  1. 1
    Jennifer says:

    I am a follower and LOVE your recipes! I would love the Melissa and Doug rocking horse. I have a pregnant cousin and think it would be a classic gift to give her for her nursery 🙂

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    I’d love to get the lincoln logs for my godson! I am a follower and will tweet about this now!

  3. 3

    I love, love, love the Melissa and Doug toys. The food and the cooking ones as well as the role playing ones. Thanks for the chance to win, Jenny.

  4. 4

    I am a follower and this is linked on my blog sidebar.

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    Jena says:

    I follow you guys with my google reader!!

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    Tracy says:

    I would love the busy pond activity center for my 1 yr. old.

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    Mom24 says:

    I love the wooden noah’s arc. Too cute!

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    Kerri Bryan says:

    My wish list would be the pirate chest, lots of the stocking stuffers for my 5 yr old son, my nephew & niece. And can’t forget the art supplies and pretend play items.

    I am a follower and I have Picky Palate on the side bar of my blog. 🙂

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    mary allison cates says:

    i love all of the magnetic toys. my little boy is getting a giant magnetic board for christmas, and those magnetic letters, paperdolls, and puzzles would be perfect!

  10. 10
    Louanne says:

    My 5-year old son loves puzzles and anything to do with outerspace, so I know he would love the Melissa & Doug Astronomy Floor Puzzle.

  11. 11
    Courtney says:

    I love all the Melissa and Doug Puzzle Activities, especially the Magnetic Farm Hide and Seek Board and the Wooden Latches Board!

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    rachel e. says:

    Oh my. This would be a great Christmas gift for my nephew. Or I might just have to get the pretend play food for myself 😉 Much cheaper than real cooking. Some of my favs:

    Kitchen playset
    slice and bake cookies
    crate of food

    Really all the pretend play food. I have the sudden urge to be a child again 🙂

  13. 13
    erin benesh says:

    great giveaway! i’m a foodie friend! the ever earth activity walker is super cute!

  14. 14
    Rae Bush says:

    I Love the Melissa and Doug puzzles and the ever earth car sets. Great giveaway!

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    Deanna Call says:

    I love the website. Thanks for the information. I loved the Yackle Ball, Wooden Pots and Pans Pretend Toy Set and the Band in a Box! Too many others to list.

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    Heather says:

    I would love to get my son the Swirl ‘n Spin Art Fun by Melissa & Doug. I know it would be messy, but oh so much fun!

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    Jessica says:

    Wow…so many options for my nephews! I like the Junior Ramp Racer and Activity Walker and Push toy. The Pirate Chest would be great for stimulating imaginations, and the Band in a Box could be quite entertaining.

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    Melissa says:

    My 2 year old son loves cars, he would love to have the EverEarth Junior Ramp Racer by Maxim Toys and my daughter would love the Elise Princess Dress-Up Dolls by Melissa & Doug. There are so many cute things on this website Thanks! I will link it on my blog thanks!

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    Melissa says:

    I posted it on my blog, thanks again!

  20. 20
    Launa says:

    Wow, cool site. Here is my list:

    Build Your Own Birdhouse
    Wooden Craft Kit – Car
    Make Your Own Monster
    Litter of Lizards
    Skipping Rope – Tiger
    Yackle Ball – Glow in the Dark
    Wooden Pirate Chest

    Thanks for the chance and again, thanks for your site!! Love it.

  21. 21
    Dj says:

    I follow with Google Reader. I love Lincoln Logs. I still play with the ones my parents have for the grandkids.

  22. 22
    Samantha says:

    Your site Jenny and the ‘slice and bake cookies’ are adorable. Inventive & fresh. I know my daughter would be beyond pleased to own any of the cooking/baking ware.

  23. 23
    Sarah S says:

    I follow with Google Reader, so I didn’t see your photos before I looked at the website. It’s funny how I liked a lot of the same things without seeing your list! Collective thought, I guess! I loved the wooden food sets and the grocery store/lemonade stand. And I really like the wooden nesting blocks with animals. Wooden toys are so great!

  24. 24
    LISA says:

    I would love to get the Fold & Go Mini Princess Castle by Melissa & Doug for my daughters. Wish me luck!

  25. 25
    carrie says:

    i follow this blog

  26. 26

    I love the Noah’s Ark playset.

  27. 27
    carrie says:

    the geometric shape sorter looks like a lot of fun.

  28. 28
    Kim says:

    Love the stuffed chimpanzee; what a great toy store. Lots of Christmas ideas.

  29. 29
    Pam Shank says:

    Hi Jenny, I am a follower also. I have 9 granchildren,one newborn grandchild and one due in december. My Christmas list is SOOOOOOOOO big for them. I looked on the site but could not choose in this length of time. I would have NO trouble using that gift card. wonderful toys and just the kind I love to give them. I love the old fashioned kind of toys the best

  30. 30
    Dana J says:

    Love love love that grocery store! And the wooden puppets? Reminds me of when I was a little girl. And I love the pretend food. Looks just like the real thing!!

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    Gina says:

    I love the Tumble Tree Timbers Building Logs 145pcs with Canister by Maxim and all of the cuttable food! This website has a lot of classics that I love!

  32. 32
    Andrea says:

    I would have such a hard time picking what to buy, they have so much cool stuff! I especially like the toy shop’s noah’s ark and pirate ships, and the woodman’s car, boat, and plane kits. My boys would love just about everything on their site. Hope I win!

  33. 33
    Kimberly says:

    I would get my 4 month old daughter the Noah’s Ark and maybe some more alphabet blocks!

  34. 34
    Joanna says:

    I’m a follower! I also love the sushi set and the Melissa and Doug puppets are adorable! I’d buy my nephews a few of them to host plays at home.

  35. 35
    Joanna says:

    I also tweeted the giveaway @jojobean26!

  36. 36
    Kimm Geria says:

    I volunteer at our school which is Title One school which also focusing on Special Needs children. I would love to get the pizza set for their class rooms. Great way to teach them fractions and what fun.

    Kimm Geria

  37. 37
    tara warren says:

    love the rocking horse. i have a very busy 18 month old that would feed and water the horse if left in our care. thanks!

  38. 38
    Lane says:

    I love the Pound & Roll Tower Toddler Toy, The Pizza Party Wooden Pretend Food, and all the dress up costumes…probably the construction set for my little boy!

  39. 39
    Lane says:

    I’m a follower too!

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    Rebecca says:

    I am a follower, as well.

    I LOVE the wooden kitchen play center. My son is huge into the whole kitchen scene right now. He even likes to help me do the dishes.

  42. 42
    Natalie says:

    No question: The Tumble Tree Timbers Building Logs. I remember playing with those as a kid and would love a set for my kids!

  43. 43
    Celeste says:

    I am a follower and absolutely LOVE that website!! It was hard choosing between all the toys… but my FAVES were: the Groton Wooden Travel Stable Toy with Corral for Horses, the T-Rex Dinosaur Puppet, the Wooden Magnetic Dinosaurs, the Dinosaurs Color-A-Mat, and my MOST FAVORITE is the Wooden Princess Castle!

  44. 44
    Kerrie says:

    I love the food and that you can pretend to cut it up but I am a big fan of lincoln logs. My boys LOVE building different houses. It sparks so great imagination.

  45. 45
    Danica says:

    Totally love this site and what a fun giveaway!! I would get the play food for my niece – so adorable 🙂

  46. 46
    Kristin says:

    Thanks for sharing Out of the Toy Box is a cute website. I love the wooden Noah’s Ark, the big wooden blocks, and the magnetic dress up dolls.

  47. 47
    Heather J. says:

    I am a follower, and this is an awesome giveaway!

  48. 48
    Maurine says:

    I love the Melissa and Doug toys. My daughter loves playing kitchen and grocery store. I would love to get her the grocery cart and some of the pretend food.

  49. 49
    Elisabeth says:

    I love the plush fill and spill tool box and the junior ramp racer. They would be perfect for my little boy who wants to be just like his dad!

  50. 50
    Karri says:

    I love the pink vitorian dollhouse. I would’ve loved that as a kid and I’m sure my girls would love it too!

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