Build-A-Bear Giveaway

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Build-A-Bear had a special event in NYC to celebrate the release of Jamia Nashs's new single "Lets' Talk About Love." In addition to meeting the lovely Jamia, my 4 year old got the chance to build her first bear. My girl was fairly patient as I chatted with other Mommy Bloggers (Katja and Onica), but then it was time for her to build an animal.

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Let me just say there were TONS of tasteful, sweet bears. My princess-smitten daughter picked the gaudiest thing there--a sparkly pink unicorn. Ugh. She loved it immediately, named her Alysa and off we went to see Alysa get packed with fluff. My daughter loved picking out a heart to put inside her new pal. And then as a part of a special promotion ($29.99 for a bear, outift and shoes), we got to pick a dress and shoes for Alysa the unicorn: Pink tutu with butterfly wings and sparkly purple flip flops. Mind you, I worked in fashion for Ralph Lauren for seven years--it was tough not to steer her towards the preppier options. After the wardrobe, we got a birth certificated and cardboard box (her house) for Alysa and were on our way. While the unicorn may not meet my fashion standards, my daughter adores her. I totally get why this store is so popular.

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Win It! I want to share the joy of this event with you my readers. So I am passing along a $50 Build-A-Bear gift card. To win, visit the Build-A-Bear site and tell me what you would make on your visit.

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Be sure to add your contact email. Contest open to US residents ages 18 and over. Contest ends 8/31/09. Winner will be selected by random.org. Winners will be announced on a blog post. If winner fails to respond in three days a new winner will be chosen.

Momtrends was given this unicorn for testing purposes only. Build-A-Bear did not pay for this review.

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