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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. 151
    Lynne says:

    I love the Melissa & Doug wooden puzzles and the Plush Monster Bowling game.

  2. 152
    Becky P in AZ says:

    I really like the pirate chest and the Tumble Tree Timbers building sets. I also like a lot of the Melissa and Doug Products.

  3. 153
    Traci says:

    I love everything Melissa & Doug. My currant favorite is the Artist’s Easel. I have two little artist at home that would love to have this in their home. Great toy store!! Thanks for sharing.

  4. 154
    Treaya says:

    I like the Yappy Carrymore Plush Yorkshire Terrier Purse, Soft ABC Blocks ~ Plush Baby Toy and Soft Rainbow Stacker – Plush Baby Toy.

    And I’m a follower

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    elei says:

    I love everything….but probably the wooden lacing beads. Unit blocks are always awesome too!

  7. 157
    Sofia says:

    I became a follower. I especially like the food and kitchen toys for my children. And I’m sure so will them!!!!

  8. 158
    Angie Kay says:

    I just love the Noah’s Ark set – it looks like such good quality and would be an awesome gift to my nephew/godson for Christmas!

  9. 159
    Ann Tortora says:

    I love too many to pick just one! I guess I would have to go with the wooden sushi set. Adorable!

  10. 160
    Ramona says:

    Don’t have kids, so am not entering. But had to post that I love the toys they have available.

  11. 161
    Sheena says:

    I love all of the Melissa & Doug pretend play food, especially the Grocery Store & Lemonade stand play set. It would be perfect for my niece who loves to help out at my dad’s grocery store. Love your recipes!!

  12. 162
    Kathleen says:

    What a great store! My kids are getting a little older but I know they would love the blocks and the pick up sticks!

    I personally love the melissa and doug stuffed animals. They look so real!

    I am a follower of your blog 🙂 Thanks for having such great recipes and things for us!!

  13. 163
    Shannon says:

    Oh that gift card would be so great for my little 2 year old to buy some presents! I LOVE the junior jumper race car thing and also the circular floor toddler puzzles! Such great stuff. thanks for sharing this website with us.

  14. 164

    I love the Melissa & Doug wooden food sets, they are so cute! Especially the cookie set, my son would love pretending to bake his own pan of cookies.

  15. 165
    Shae says:

    I am already a follower of yours….L-O-V-E your blog! I
    immediately am drawn to the pirate’s chest. it is super hard to
    find cute ‘boy’ dress up clothes. So I choose that as my wish-list
    item for my little man!

  16. 166
    Shae says:

    Also, I am not on twitter (gasp, I know…just haven’t caught up with
    that yet) and I don’t have a blog either. But I put your link on
    my facebook! 🙂

  17. 167
    Marlene says:

    I would love the puppet theater for my girls, along with several of the puppets.

  18. 168
    Terri says:

    I love the wooden sandwich making set! I know my little cousins would love playing with it to!

  19. 169
    Terri says:

    I love the wooden sandwich making set! It looks so fun!

  20. 170
    Sheri says:

    Absolutely love the Noah’s Ark themes, but also love these: Band In A Box, for my music loving Grandson, Shoe, to help him learn to tie, and the Stacking Train, because he loves choo choo trains of all types!

  21. 171
    Holly Belle says:

    My girls have really been wanting a play kitchen. I would buy the Wooden Kitchen Pretend Playset for Boys & Girls by Maxim. They would love it!

  22. 172
    Maria says:

    Hi, I’m a follower! My three year old son absolutely loves playing with building blocks and Legos – he’d go totally nuts for the Tumble Tree Timbers Building Logs 300 piece Toy Set!! It’s definitely on the wish list!

    Thank you!

  23. 173
    Kira says:

    I’m a follower and my son would LOVE the Junior Ramp Racer by Maxim toys!

  24. 174
    Stacy says:

    The Melissa and Doug magnetic numbers and letters would be great!! As would those hand puppets. They could provide hours and hours of fun at our house.

  25. 175
    Kate says:

    I LOVE the Wooden Parking Garage Set and Elise Princess Dress-Up Dolls by Melissa & Doug would be the perfect presents for my girls for Christmas!

  26. 176
    Kate says:

    I just linked this give away on Twitter! 🙂

  27. 177
    Gretchen Kim says:

    I love the wooden Noah’s Ark set!!

  28. 178
    Kira says:

    Just tweeted!

  29. 179
    Lindsey Springfield says:

    I love everything!!! I think the write a mat toys are really cool though!

  30. 180
    Gina says:

    First Shapes – Jumbo Knob Toddler Puzzle – Melissa & Doug. My 15-month old does puzzles at Daycare just like this and she would love one at home!

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    Rebekah says:

    Such cute toys! If I had to choose a toy… I love all of the Melissa and Doug puzzles. Way cute! I am a faithful follower of picky palate!

  33. 183
    Shannon Scorse says:

    Great toys! I would love the food stand and play food for my only daughter. It looks so fun to play with her!

  34. 184
    Jessica says:

    I would love the plush rocking horse and the parking garage…both by Melissa and Doug. Love their toys!

  35. 185
    jodi says:

    Hi, I follow your blog. I love all of the toys! I am a toy freak! My favorites are the Noah’s Ark Sorter, the Mini Car Ramp, the happy family doll set, the princess dress-up puzzles, the dinosaur wood puzzle, and the Pirate puzzle!

  36. 186
    Denyse says:

    My daughter LOVES the pretend kitchen sets. I think the Maxim wood kitchen set would be a perfect Christmas gift for her!

  37. 187
    Denyse says:

    I just linked the giveaway on my blog!

  38. 188
    Margie says:

    I know a little girl that would love the pretend Ice Cream Parlor set for Christmas! I am a follower and would love a chance to win this cool prize.

  39. 189
    Julie says:

    My son is about to celebrate his first birthday so I’m already looking forward to getting him some toddler toys instead of the baby toys. The EverEarth Wooden Triangle Activity Center for Toddlers
    looks great.

  40. 190
    Suzanne says:

    I’m a follower.

    Sigh. I LOVE all the Melissa and Doug toys. The pretend food sandwich making kit is cute. The puzzle storage rack would be very useful. I’d love to have the United States floor puzzle. I love everything that’s in their “classic toy” section. Just to name a few. =)

  41. 191
    Evie says:

    Oh wow! My son’s birthday is soon and I would love to have the Melissa and Doug Wooden Railway for him!

    Fabulous online store! 🙂

  42. 192

    I love your blog and have had you on my sidebar forever! I really would love the EverEarth Activity Walker & Push Toy for Toddlers- you have the picture of it up- my daughter and son would go crazy for it- they are only 19 months apart so they could both enjoy it!

  43. 193
    Suzy says:

    I guess I just need to put ALL the pretend food stuff on my list! Esp the little grocery/lemonade stand. My little one loves playing with real food AND fake food!
    Ooh, and I’m a follower!

  44. 194
    Michele B says:

    My three year old loves dollhouses. She has a hand me down and I love for her to have her very own. The mellissa doug victorian dollhouse is adorabel with furniture. She would play with that thing nonstop!

  45. 195
    Susan says:

    I love the Melissa and Doug Train Set! Would be wonderful for my grandsons! Love your blog!

  46. 196
    Shaunna says:

    My kids love the Melissa and Doug floor puzzles that we already have, but they’re almost memorized now, so we would be excited for new ones. I also like the old-fashioned wooden building block sets which never grow old, although they’re getting harder to find these days.

  47. 197
    Renee says:

    Ooooo, I just love the wooden Sushi set by Melissa and Doug! It would go great with my son’s pretend kitchen!
    I also love the Noah’s Ark Wooden Shape sorter for my little guy. Infact most of the Melissa and Doug stuff is fabulous!

  48. 198
    Jen Larsen says:

    I love the Mollie Bolie Insulated Water Bottle. My 11 month old just learned how to drink from a straw and would love this cup. The chef role play outfits would be great for my older daughter! I love all the Melissa and Doug toys.

  49. 199
    Ashley Arnold says:

    Love the Melissa and Doug toys especially the wooden kitchen play center and the ice cream parlor.

  50. 200
    Annette says:

    I love the white doll cradle and high chair. They would be perfect for my niece for Christmas.

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