Mix one part overstocked shelves and two parts over-commercialized licensed characters and you have a recipe for overwhelmed parents. Yes, the Christmas shopping season is already here, despite the fact that we haven't yet celebrated Thanksgiving. So what's a parent to do when faced with a sensory assault by an army of noise-and-lights toys?
Head on over to Etsy shop bluebirdblessings and breathe a sigh of relief.
No licensed characters. No overly made-up plastic dolls. Just a whole bunch of adorable little guys and girls waiting for a home.
Every Sock Buddy and Jane Doll is made with love and care by shop owner Danielle who transforms ordinary socks and fabric into a child's best friend.