A Silly Phillie® baby gift welcomes Mario Lopez’s new baby

September 13, 2013 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Baby First’s, Baby Gift Baskets, Baby Gift Ideas, Baby Gifts, Baby Gifts Personalized, Customized Baby Gifts, Personalized Baby Gifts, Sibling Gifts, Unique Baby Gifts

Courtney & Mario Lopez were blessed this week with their second child, a beautiful baby boy named Dominic. So what did a dear friend choose to give the Lopez’s to celebrate the arrival of their son? A super deluxe, custom made Silly Phillie® Welcome Wagon™ of course!

Silly Phillie® Personalized Baby Gift for Dominic Lopez

My staff and I always get excited when we receive a request to make a gift for a celebrity baby.  After all, we’re fans too, and making a gift for a high profile couple really gets our creative juices flowing.  I believe the reason why we are asked to create so many baby gifts for celebrities is because unlike most other companies, Silly Phillie® has the capabilities domestically to custom  make beautiful, high quality gifts that impress even the most discerning of new parents.

For the Lopez’s we took our Deluxe Welcome Wagon® baby gift and made it even more special by adding additional items for baby, including a Signature Forever Baby Book® Photo Album,  and personalizing two of the layette items with Dominic’s name. The result is a fabulous sports themed personalized baby boy gift.

All of us here at Silly Phillie ® are excited to help welcome little Dominic Lopez into the world. We wish him and his mommy and daddy,  Courtney & Mario Lopez, the best of health,happiness & high ratings too!

Phyllis (Silly Phillie®)

 

PS: please contact Diane or myself @ 877.347.5128 if you need an uncommon baby gift for a very special baby

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

are the latest celebrity new parents to receive a Silly Phillie® baby gift.

My best baby gift!

June 24, 2013 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Baby First’s, Baby Gift Baskets, Baby Gift Ideas, Baby Gifts, Baby Gifts Personalized, Capturing the Memories, Sibling Gifts, Unique Baby Gifts

Alessandra, Mommy & Daddy

There was no mistaking the birthday girl at her first birthday party this weekend.  Alessandra was spotted wearing a fashionable “I’m 1 Year Old” bib by Silly Phillie®, along with no less than three outfit changes from a variety of other designers.

Allie’s parents Kristina & Jonathan hosted a fabulous Hawaiian themed Luau party outdoors at the home of Ya-Ya & G-Pa. The guest list included a who’s who of family and friends on a glorious late spring sunny day. Festivities included fun games and entertainment for the kids,  along with a fantastic steel band, tasty barbecue, and  refreshments for adults from an authentic Tiki Bar.   The featured drink of the day was an Allie Capri,  named appropriately for the birthday girl.

On a personal note, Allie’s birthday party was the perfect way to cap off a remarkable first year.  She is a sweet delightful little girl and I am truly blessed to be part of her life. I treasure every moment I spend with her,  even those times when she’s being less than cooperative.  I  look forward to travelling down the road with Alessandra as she develops into the person she is destined to become.

I guess you might say Allie is the best baby gift of all!

Phyllis (Silly Phillie®)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ali is 6 months old!

December 14, 2012 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Baby First’s, Baby Gift Baskets, Baby Gifts Personalized, Baby Photo Contest, Baby Shower Centerpiece, Baby Shower Gifts, Baby’s Development, Personalized Baby Gifts, Travelling with baby, Unique Baby Gifts

 

I can’t believe  Alessandra is already half way through her first year.  Wow, time is really flying by but I’m having so much fun with this child!  That’s Ali below celebrating her 6-month birthday this week wearing what else…a Silly Phillie® birthday bib, outfit, and headband.

Alessandra wearing a Silly Phillie birthday bib

Ali's 6-month birthday photo

6 month milestones

Alessandra is hitting all her 6-month milestones right on schedule.  She’s beginning to sit up by herself, she’s eating  solid foods and loving it, she’s growing quickly,  she communicates with laughter and making sounds (no words yet) and just earlier today I found that she is cutting her first tooth!

Update-Time for a Change™ Changing Pads

I mentioned in my last post that Ali inspired me to design a new line of animal character changing pads, called Time for a Change ™ .  The thought was that changing pads, however practical they may be,  lacked personality and could benefit from exciting new designs.  The response so far has been fantastic.  Everyone loves the way they look and is thrilled to hear that we make them in the USA.  Looks like Ali has a bright future in our  baby gift business!

Phyllis (Silly Phillie®)

 

 

“Time for A Change”!

December 12, 2012 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Baby Blankets, Baby Gifts, Baby Gifts Personalized, Baby safety, Baby Shower Gifts, Layette Needs, Unique Baby Gifts

I fondly remember spending lots of time  with my babies at the changing table. Did you know that a baby requires up to ten changes a day during the first several months!  Now with my granddaughter Alessandra I’m spending more time and enjoying it even more than I remembered.  Allie loves it too…smiling and playing the entire time.

Time for a Change Changing Pads

Alessandra's Owl Character Changing Pad

This inspired me…why should such a precious moment for baby and mom (grandma & even dad) be spent on a bland changing pad.  Let’s face it, changing pads are practical but borrring!  Not any longer.  I call our new line of changing pads Time for a Change.  The name of course is a clever play on words, which Silly Phillie® is noted for. But it also captures the fact that for the first time a changing pad is exciting and fun, too!

Time for a Change Personalized Changing Pads

Our animal character changing pads are available in four fantastic designs- Owl, Lion, Puppy & Monkey-for both girls and boys.  Any one of these makes a perfect and thoughtful baby gift,  especially personalized with baby’s name.  And like many of our products,  Time for a Change™ Changing Pads  are proudly made in the USA.

I hope you are as excited over these as Alessandra seems to be!

Phyllis (Silly Phillie®)

 

 

 

 

 

Alessandra reaches another milestone

November 16, 2012 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Baby First’s, Baby Gift Baskets, Baby Gift Ideas, Baby Gifts, Baby Gifts Personalized, Baby’s Development, Unique Baby Gifts

I'm 5 Months already!

Babies grow so, so fast.  It seems every time you turn around during that magical first year another milestone is reached, another development stage kicks in.  That’s why it’s so important for new parents to make a record of each.  For our beautiful and delicious  Alessandra,  her parents  have chosen to take a unique photo each month on her birthday.  What a wonderful way to capture  how she looked from one month to another and to preserve the changes that a single month brings in the life of their baby.  These are memories easily forgotten unless you capture them in a photo.   That’s our “Ali-girl” celebrating the fifth month of her birth wearing what else…a Silly Phillie®  bib!

Excellent  baby gift ideas are ones that make it easy for parents to capture and preserve their baby’s milestones. Keepsake gifts like our Forever Baby Book Photo Albums,  Hand & Foot Print Kits, and Growth Charts are always great choices when deciding on what to give new parents.  I am delighted to report that a new and exciting keepsake baby gift inspired by my granddaughter Alessandra  will be introduced in the coming weeks on www.babygiftcreations.com.   Stay tuned.

Phyllis (Silly Phillie®)

 

 

JOÃO Pedro Wins Baby Photo Contest!

March 02, 2012 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Baby First’s, Baby Gifts, Baby Gifts Personalized, Baby Names, Baby Photo Contest, Capturing the Memories, Customized Baby Gifts
Babies R Gifts Photo Contest Winner-Feb. 2012

Photo Contest Winner-Feb. "12

March has arrived (bye, bye winter), so it’s time for me to announce the results of  February’s  Babies R Gifts™ Photo Contest.   João Pedro, a delightfully expressive baby boy, won with a total of 221 votes,  beating all other contestants by a fairly large margin.

And who could argue with this outcome?  As you can see from his photo,  João Pedro is overflowing with personality and charm.  The submitted tweet about João Pedro is:  “his expression makes everyone laugh”, and that seems to be an appropriate description for this bundle of joy.

As the winner with more than 150 votes,  João Pedro will be receiving a valuable personalized baby gift from us free of cost, consisting of a gorgeous wood rocking chair personalized with his name,   baby blanket,  plush bear,  and other layette accessories.  This  keepsake baby gift  will be treasured for years to come.

Our sincere congratulations to João Pedro and his proud parents.

Phyllis (Silly Phillie®)

 

We’re having a baby!

February 29, 2012 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Baby First’s, Baby Gifts, Baby Gifts Personalized, Baby Shower Gifts, Birth, Parenting, Pregnancy, Working Mothers

Kristina's sonogram at 5 months

Several months ago my husband and I received the best gift ever …after our two beautiful sons of course.  It was this little box with a ribbon on top.   Jonathan & Kristina said that it was just a little something. Well, that  “JUST A LITTLE SOMETHING”  turned out to be a sonogram photo showing the beginnings of our first grandchild!!

Kristina looking good!

Here’s a photo of Kristina at five months.  She’s doing great, looking fabulous, and getting bigger. We don’t know what we’re having yet because we all love surprises. More exciting news to come….

Phyllis (Silly Phillie®)

Babies R Gifts Photo Contest coming soon!

December 05, 2011 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Baby Gift Ideas, Baby Gifts, Baby Gifts Personalized, Baby Names, Parenting, Personalized Baby Gifts, Pregnancy

I am absolutely,  positively thrilled to announce beginning in January,  an exciting new monthly Baby Photo Contest will run on babygiftcreations.com.  The contest,  named  Babies R Gifts™  Photo Contest is a babygiftcreations.com exclusive,  and is designed to celebrate the gift that is each and every baby.

Babies up to 18 months of age are eligible to be entered into the contest free of cost with no purchase requirement.  To enter,  a parent or guardian must only submit a photo and a short tweet on “why my baby is a gift”.   All photos will be displayed in the contest photo gallery on our website,  and site visitors will be able to vote online for their favorite.   A beautiful Personalized Rocking Chair Gift Set prize will be awarded each month to the baby who receives the most votes,  provided a minimum number of votes is reached.

I am so excited about the Babies R Gifts™  Photo Contest because I get to personally see the photos and read the tweets on all those beautiful babies!

Phyllis (aka Silly Phillie)

Fresh out of the oven…exciting new diaper cakes!

February 08, 2011 :: Posted by - Silly Phillie :: Category - Baby Blankets, Baby Gift Baskets, Baby Gifts Personalized, Baby Shower, Baby Shower Gifts, Diaper Cakes, Unique Baby Gifts

I’ve been really busy this past month whipping up several sweet new diaper cake baby gifts as I watched my cousin, Corina Testa Elgart compete on the Cake Boss TV show for top baker awards. More about Corina and the show later.

Inspired by all the great baking and competition on the show,  four of my tastiest diaper cakes have just  come out of  the Silly Phillie® oven. They are Ricki Rabbit, Friendly Frog, Puppy Pal, and Lion King (see photo below). Each has the trademark Silly Phillie® originality and quality,  all are available in both 3 and 4 tier versions, and personalized versions of each are available too! What could be sweeter? All of these new diaper cakes are available now and can be found in the New Arrivals section at www.babygiftcreations.com.

Lion King Deluxe Diaper Cake -Personalized

Now more about Corina. She was absolutely fabulous on the Cake Boss show, clearly the best personality by far. Although she fell just short of winning it all, she won legends of fans and it wouldn’t surprise anyone if this talented young baker will  have a show of her own one day. Congratulations to  Corina for a job while done! Check out Corina’s cake designs for yourself http://www.facebook.com/pages/Corina-Elgart-Fan-Page-Official/119628288098941.

That’s it for now folks. Don’t forget to drop a line letting us know what you think of our new diaper cakes.

Phyllis…(Silly Phillie®)

Silly Phillie® in the “spotlight”!

January 19, 2011 :: Posted by - admin :: Category - Baby Gift Baskets, Baby Gift Ideas, Baby Gifts, Baby Gifts Personalized, Personalized Baby Gifts

I’m soooo excited!  The Basket Whiz Report did a wonderful job profiling Silly Phillie® in it’s premier issue. The article tells the story of how my husband (what a handsome guy) and I started the company more than 25 years ago. It includes a photo of our first ever product, adorably modeled by a friend’s daughter and our beautiful son Jonathan (now 28 & married).  In fact, the photo of Richard and myself is at Jonathan’s wedding this past July. Here’s a link to The Basket Whiz Report profile, which appears on pages 34 & 35:

http://www.pageturnpro.com/user/uploaded_books/129397606912257698_FINAL%20JAN%20FEB%202011.pdf

Hope you enjoy it!

Rabbit Diaper Cake Grand by Silly Phillie®

Okay, here’s a sneak preview of one of my new baby gift designs. It’s a bunny rabbit themed diaper cake, filled with essential layette items for the newborn baby girl. It comes with diapers, baby blanket, hooded towel, burp pad, washcloths, plush rabbit and more! Available soon on babygiftcreations.com. More to come, I promise! My head is bursting with ideas for new and exciting baby gifts. Sometimes I wonder if creativity is a gift or a curse that keeps my head spinning all the time…but it sure beats staying at home!

Until next time…

Phyllis….(Silly Phillie®)