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Neighborhood Toy Store Day

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We support the shop local movement--especially when it comes to toy stores. There's nothing like a hand-in-hand walk to buy a well-earned treat with mom or dad. Well we here at Momtrends hope to keep that magic alive by supporting Neighborhood Toy Store Day on November 13th.

Often the toys I find at these specialty retailers cannot be found on Amazon or big box retailers. That's why I'm participating--I want to see the little guys thrive and continue to inspire Momtrends.

Here are three of our favorite spots in Brooklyn:

  • Heights Kids on Pineapple
  • Pomme on Washington 
  • Half Pint on Washington

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Shopping at neighborhood and independent retailers not only increases consumer choice, it also preserves jobs and local character. According to the 3/50 Project, for every $100 spent in local, independently-owned stores, $68 returns to the community in the form of taxes, salaries, charitable contributions and more--in contrast with only $43 dollars when consumers spend their money at a national chain.

What's your favorite local store? I hope you'll shop and support them this weekend.


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