and the gang is all there….



I just recieved my digital issue of Mothering Magazine and was sooo excited to see one of my Bamboletta’s in the Best of 2008 Toy issue! Wow! What a total bit of serendipity that was! This is the second year that I have had a doll in the Best of Issue, I am totally honoured. I’m sure it’s the same with most of you, but Mothering holds a very special place in my heart. So exciting! And you know what is also SO great about this issue..look who else is in there…

First.. look at this super cute organic rabbit rattle by my good pal Tressa over at Dress me Up – it’s right beside the doll! I’m so glad that Aria (the doll) was in such good company!

Next look at this..


Yes! That is Ella’s felt crown! Way to go Ella! Both Jasper and Benjamin have one and they are both worn on a regular basis. It is very fitting for Jasper, since he is the king of this house, John may say dictator- but that’s a tad over the top!

Then take a look at this Kitchen that was designed by Bridgitte and Alan at Natural Pod and produced right here in Cobble Hill. My good friend Catherine has this kitchen and is super impressed by it, really, really high quality.


And right beside the’s a Poot and Boogie doll. Congrats Leanne they are so cute !

Thanks so much to Candace (product review editor) for putting in my doll, it really was such a pleasant surprise.

On another note. I received a thank you from the lovely Monica for another doll that I made her. On the note she wrote that I must feel like one of Santa’s elves. I have to tell you that my son Benjamin thinks that I work for Santa. I mean, how cute it that!

Meike - October 24, 2008 - 2:03 am

Yeah! Congrats for making it to the top the second year in a row! Well-deserved – for all of you! 🙂 I’d love to get my hands on a copy. You wouldn’t perhaps know if it’s available in the Netherlands, by any chance? 🙂 Or maybe I can just order one through their website. I’ll go have a look. Have a nice weekend!

Christine - October 24, 2008 - 3:52 am

Many many congrats!!! How cool, and it will send many more customers your way of course. Well done, you little Elf! 😉
Meike, I believe Mothering does allow international subscriptions. I have (American) friends who get it here. I should check it out myself too. 🙂


Sue - October 24, 2008 - 5:46 am

Very cool! Congratulations! :0)

Leanna - October 24, 2008 - 7:32 am

YAY! Christina for year number two! I knew you would be in there. Thanks so much for giving me a sneak peak at my doll. So cool. I hope all is well.

Stacy - October 24, 2008 - 8:41 am

Congratulations to all! That’s fantastic to have such a large BC contingent in Mothering.

tressa - October 24, 2008 - 8:45 am

hey c! how awesome – and my rabbit rattle is in there too! check out number 6 on your first page – holy smokers, that is cool.

Amber - October 24, 2008 - 10:23 am

Way to go! My kids have a lot of these toys and they’re beautiful – we’re so lucky to have you fabulous crafty mamas here in our own backyard. =)

Emily - October 24, 2008 - 12:12 pm

WOW! That is so awesome! Congrats!

Monique - October 24, 2008 - 12:30 pm

Way to go Christina- congratulations!

erin - October 24, 2008 - 2:14 pm


Naomi - October 24, 2008 - 7:56 pm

What a great spread to be featured in, everything looks gorgeous and fun! Congratulations!!!

admin - October 25, 2008 - 12:44 am

thanks gals!! it’s really an honor to be in there with such great company!

CanCan (MomMostTraveled) - October 25, 2008 - 11:47 am

Wow congrats! So many beautiful natural toys, too!

cheryl - October 26, 2008 - 11:04 am

You will be swamped with orders now after being soo famous, for not one but two years in a row. Congratulations !!!

Your Sister - October 29, 2008 - 11:27 am

Just went to Chapters to pick up the magazine but zutalors it’s not out yet!

Did you ever get that “Keep Calm and Carry On” print?

April - October 30, 2008 - 6:57 pm

Yay! What great news. I always look forward to the Mothering toy reviews, and it’s great to see so many Canadians making the lists! Congratulations!

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