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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. 201
    Meg says:

    I follow!
    We’d love the Fold and Go Mini Castle by Melissa & Doug — and the Pasture Pals Horse Set!
    Thanks for the chance.

  2. 202
    Sarah says:

    The fold and go farm would be great for my 19 month old animal lover!

  3. 203
    Rachel says:

    Wow you weren’t kidding, there is some seriously awesome stuff!!! Okay my favorites were the ever earth ramp racer, and busy pond activity center, also the melissa and doug (of course who doesn’t love melissa and doug)…everything! oh wait specific, okay the learn to tie wooden shoe (i definitely need one of those), and wooden magnetic numbers (so says the nerdy mathematician!) this was fun, thanks!

  4. 204
    Rachel says:

    posted about it at, also that grocery store is a favorite of mine too!

  5. 205
    Tanya says:

    I follow

  6. 206
    Tanya says:

    I like the fold and go mini castle

  7. 207
    Amber says:

    Anything food related is what my 2 year old son would go crazy for…..who knows, maybe we have a future chef on our hands :-)!

  8. 208
    Jen Kelly says:

    Thanks for the link to this site, I’m sharing with my friends and sister in law! The following look like something my son would love for Christmas:

    Magnetic Farm Hide & Seek Board by Melissa & Doug
    Grub Scouts Water Sprinkler by Melissa & Doug
    Wooden Shape Sorting Cube Montessori Educational Toy by Melissa and Doug

  9. 209
    Heidi Nutzman says:

    Oh I loveeeee the pirate’s treasure chest! I have been on the hunt for something like that for the kids for a few months now!! How fun!!!

  10. 210
    Julianna says:

    I would love to donate this amazing toy to the church I attend. they new and would love new toys. This one would entertain the children for hours and help them learn! I enjoy how the toy is not electronic! I think toys that are wooden are wonderful!

    My favorite: EverEarth Wooden Mini Work Kitchen for Toddlers by Maxim

    All of the EverEarth Toys are Awesome!

  11. 211
    Julianna says:

    Added to me blog!! 🙂

  12. 212
    anna says:

    My little girl would love, love, love the princess castle!

  13. 213
    Renee says:

    I love the jumbo knob puzzles for my son with Cerebral Palsy, the knob allows him to do puzzles which he loves. I also like the wooden Noahs Ark for the same reason that the pieces are just the right size so he can pick them up and keep a hold of them.

  14. 214
    Melissa says:

    I am a foodie follower! I love all the Melissa & Doug toys especially the caterpiller toys. My son would LOVE those! They are so colorful.

  15. 215
    Kathy says:


  16. 216
    Christy says:

    That site is so awesome! My favorites are the puppet theatres and the play kitchens! Of course, I also love all the pretend baking 🙂

  17. 217
    Amy Dee says:

    Oh my there are so many to choose from! I love all of the Melissa and Doug cooking items. I LOVE all of the Mollie and Bollie rain gear and gardening stuff too! Would love to win. Thanks for the chance!

  18. 218
    Sophia L says:

    My husband and I signed up for adoption an are starting to stock up so it won’t be a big expense all at once. If we recieve a boy I really want the Sports Bag & Balls Soft Baby Toy and the Plush Monster Bowling Game. If it’s a girl I want the Pretty Purse Fill & Spill Plush Baby Toy and the Cuddly Cottontail – Giant Plush Pink Bunny Rabbit. Boy or girl I really want the Monkey Rattle Plush Baby Toy & Teething Ring. I’m so excited I hope I win.

  19. 219
    Jenny says:

    I’m a follower and my five year old is into games Hangman, Double Shutter, Four in a Row, the Bingo game – all look good.

  20. 220
    Lucy says:

    I would love to purchase the Victorian Doll House, along with furniture and dolls, for my my little girl.

  21. 221
    Janae says:

    I am a follower. OH MY!! I’d probably choose the toy swivel bridge train set, the birthday party and wooden pots and pans pretend play sets. That’d be my top choices!!

  22. 222
    tracy b says:

    I am a foodie friend now

  23. 223

    Thanks for giving me a chance to look at this great toy store! We love well-made wooden toys and these are really neat. I saw three things that would make my 3-year old little girl giddy with excitement: the pink Melissa and Doug wooden dollhouse, the magnetic Abby and Emma dress-up dolls, and the wooden cut-apart food.

  24. 224
    Rondah says:

    I follow

  25. 225
    Rondah says:

    I like the victorian doll house

  26. 226
    Stephanie says:

    I like the lincoln logs and M & D puzzles farm friends. I follow your blog and love your food pictures. Yummy! Great colored cupcakes. A great B-Day idea.

  27. 227
    Jessie says:

    I always love Melissa and Doug things, they are such good quality. My favorites would have to be all the pretend food and cooking things.

  28. 228
    Brooke says:

    I am a GOOGLE friend! Love the recipes!!

  29. 229
    Brooke says:

    My favorite toys are the ones that I can be a part of too! The dress up sets…. the wooden doll furniture…. of course there’s the boy stuff too :), but I tend to look at the fun girly stuff…. My kids would have a BALL! Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  30. 230

    I love following your blog! OK, my favorites are definitely the Melissa & Doug toys. I have quite the list started, but I love the band in a box and the wooden fruit sets. I also loved the US Map Floor Puzzle I think it would be so fun in a playroom. Thanks!

  31. 231
    Ashley says:

    I am due in March with a “surprise”. I woul love to have a new toy for the baby incase it is a boy, as all the toys we have now are girl toys. Something that would work great for either gender would be awesome!

    EverEarth Busy Pond Activity Center for Toddlers

  32. 232
    Megan H. says:

    I am a foodie friend 🙂
    I LOOOVE the rocking horse, and any of their cute puzzles. They have great puzzles for little hands. I also think the sushi playset is awesome. My husband and I love sushi so that is so fun for my little man to play with it.

  33. 233
    Jayne says:

    I’m a follower! I would love the lincoln logs. I remember those when I was young and would love them for my kids!

  34. 234
    Jayne says:

    I also like the dressup magnetic sets. Cute!

  35. 235
    Lisa says:

    My youngest daughter is pregnant with her first baby and just bought the Melissa and Doug Noahs Ark set. She said I was only allowed to buy the new baby Melissa and Doug toys:)I love their puzzles and have bought them for our other grandchildren.

  36. 236
    Cassie says:

    i am a follower and honestly with the toys i would love anything in the ABC’s & 123’s and colors section. anything to help my baby learn 🙂

  37. 237
    Kate says:

    I love love the melissa and doug wooden food–I would get the cookie set and the birthday party set!

  38. 238
    Hilary says:

    I love your website! You have some many delicious recipes- I am know a follower.

  39. 239
    Hilary says:

    I love all of the food toys. Those were my favorite when I was a kid.

  40. 240
    Carly Dunn says:

    My favorite toy is the Tumbler Timber buiding set. I also love the melissa and doug toys!

  41. 241
    Jessie Thompson says:

    I would have to go with the melissa and doug slice and bake cookie set and ice cream parlor, or the train set! LOVE all their toys though. What a great give away!

  42. 242
    Tammy says:

    Love that play money – we homeschool and are working on counting change. It would be great not to have to use real money for that!! 🙂

  43. 243
    Jen says:

    I too enjoy all of the pretend food. I love the idea of giving a child a pretend knife to “cut” the food apart. Talk about working on their fine motor skills! I cannot wait to pick up some of their goodies for my niece and her new Christmas Kitchen!

  44. 244

    I would love the Melissa and Doug Magnetic Dress-Up Dolls or any of their puzzles with the nobs on them. I have a 7 month old now and am pregnant with our second miracle baby:) I love reading the Picky Palate!!!

  45. 245
    Ashley Steel says:

    I love the Melissa and Doug Wooden Folding Medieval Castle Doll House, my son would love that!

  46. 246
    Michelle says:

    I totally love the little pull behind frog. My nephew calls me Aunt Frog (thanks to my brother! ) and I think it’s adorable. I always pick him up cute little frog toys and this one would be great for Christmas.

  47. 247
    Shayna says:

    Some of my favorites that are on my list for my 2 little girls is the fruit & vegetable stand and the Melissa & Doug Sushi Set, too cute!!

  48. 248
    Kylee Duff says:

    I love the EverEarth Jr. Ramp Racer and the Wooden Work Bench. They are so Cute!

  49. 249
    Kylee Duff says:

    I am now a follower!

  50. 250
    Angie A. says:

    Plush toys would be great for my 3 month nephew, but I LOVE the dollhouse for my niece! She would eat that right up (as well as the play food!)

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