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Kid to Kid LOVES Halloween! Check out these easy, last-minute costumes! Want to buy a costume? Get it at Kid to Kid for less and don’t forget to sell last year’s costume for cash or 20% more in store credit.
Enter our Halloween Instagram Costume Contest too!

Make this paper doll costume for next to nothing!
Try different paint or marker colors too! Instructions Here.

 

Easy animal mask with fake fur. A fox would be adorable too!
Instructions Here.

Explore under the ocean with a scuba suit. Easily make accessories to pair
with a black sweatsuit. Works for girls and adults too! Instructions Here.

Bat wings are easy and a perfect accessory. Make them in adult size if you need something to
wear trick-or-treating. These could be made to fit over a coat or jacket if it’s cold outside. Instructions Here.

Don’t forget to dress that bump! Love this jellyfish
easy DIY maternity costume. Instructions Here.

Halloween Costume Contest
Our Instagram Halloween Costume Contest is in full swing, and we are loving the submissions that have been entered so far! Don’t forget to enter by posting a photo of your kid in their cute Halloween costume with the hashtag #kidtokidcostume. You have until November 3rd to enter, and we’ll choose 5 winners for $50-100 gift cards. See the full rules here.

We can’t wait to see everyone’s submissions on Halloween! Here are a few of our favorites so far:

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@dragonmom_2013

 
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@jdavidson0724

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Recall Summary

Name of product

Just Like Home Toy Toaster Sets

Hazard

The plastic toast, under pressure, can crack and break into small pieces creating sharp edges and posing a choking hazard.

Consumer Contact

Toys R Us at (800) 869-7787 anytime or online atwww.toysrus.com and click on News/Press Room under the About Us tab at the bottom of the page then click on the Safety tab and Product Recalls for more information.

 

Just Like Home Toy Toaster Set

Recall Details

Units

About 30,000 in the U.S. and about 6,000 in Canada

Description

The recall includes the Just Like Home brand toy toaster sets. The teal blue plastic toy toaster has silver trim around the slice opening on top, with an orange slider handle on the side and orange 3-dimensional adjustment knob outlined with orange dots in a half moon shape on  the face of the toaster in the left bottom corner. “Just like home” is printed in white on the front right bottom corner of the toaster. The toaster measures about 4 inches in height by 5-1/2 inches in length by 2 inches in width. The toaster set was sold with two plastic toast slices and two plastic half bagel slice accessories. Model number 5F60589 is printed on a white label on the bottom of the toaster and above the UPC bar code in the lower right hand corner of the product packaging.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately take this product away from children and return it to any Toys R Us to receive a full refund.

Sold exclusively at

Toys R Us stores nationwide and online at www.toysrus.com from July 2013 through August 2014 for about $10.

Importer

Toys R Us, of Wayne, N.J.

Manufacturer

Bright Kingdom Development LTD., Kolwoon, Hong Kong, China

Manufactured in

China

It’s fall! Get outside and gather some leaves for these fun leaf crafts!
Don’t forget to jump in a big pile of leaves before getting started!

Celebrate fall with traditional leaf rubbings.
Use a variety of colors and overlap leafs to create an amazing work of art! Instructions.

Love these smiling Leaf Peepers!
Googly eyes, markers, sparkles, and more! Instructions.

Make a stunning leaf crown for your kids!
This just uses leaves and scissors! How cool! Instructions.

Create 3D art with foil and spray adhesive.
So perfect for the art wall! Instructions.

Get crafty making animal shapes from leaves.
What can your kids create? Instructions.

Metallic markers and paint markers look amazing on leaves.
Dress them up with patterns and more. Instructions.

Kid to Kid in Huntersville, NC

Kid to Kid in Huntersville, NC

HUNTERSVILLE, NC – The Kid to Kid franchise proudly awards the Kid to Kid Store of the Month for September to owner Erin Martin of the Huntersville Kid to Kid store. The Store of the Month award is given to a franchise store that has shown outstanding performance and customer satisfaction.

For the month of September, the Huntersville Kid to Kid was selected from more than 100 stores because of their increases in invoices and sales as well as their dedication to customer and employee satisfaction.  The Huntersville store has seen invoices increase by 32 percent while sales increased by 64 percent from last year.  These numbers show that the Erin and her team are bringing in more of the products their customers want.

Erin attributes much of her success to applying new things she’s learned at the company’s Annual Meeting, quarterly performance groups and from visiting other stores.  “Each time I attend a meeting or visit another store,  I find 10 or 15 things that we can improve upon,” said Erin.  The Huntersville team has also made improvements to their buying process by reviewing  items brought in by customers while they are in the store shopping. This has made a big difference in efficiency and in customer satisfaction.

Another big focus has been on improving employee morale. Erin has placed a heavy emphasis on building the team and improving employee satisfaction which has significantly resulted in reduced turnover and increased efficiency. Fun things like a monthly contest keep the staff motivated and goal focused.

To learn more about Kid to Kid, visit their website or find them on Facebook for recent photos and updates.

About Kid to Kid
Kid to Kid is an international franchise that buys and sells gently used children’s goods and maternity wear in an upscale environment.  With over 100 locations throughout the U.S. and Portugal, each Kid to Kid store provides a convenient place where families are financially and emotionally rewarded as they recycle their best items. Kid to Kid is a registered trademark of BaseCamp Franchising located in Salt Lake City, UT.  For more information about Kid to Kid and BaseCamp Franchising, call 801-359-0071. You may also visit www.kidtokid.com or www.basecampfranchising.com.

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HUNTERSVILLE, NC – The Kid to Kid franchise proudly awards the Kid to Kid Store of the Month for September to owner Erin Martin of the Huntersville Kid to Kid store. The Store of the Month award is given to a franchise store that has shown outstanding performance and customer satisfaction.

For the month of September, the Huntersville Kid to Kid was selected from more than 100 stores because of their increases in invoices and sales as well as their dedication to customer satisfaction.  The Huntersville store has seen invoices increase by 32 percent while sales increased by 64 percent from last year.  These numbers show that the Erin and her team are bringing in more of the products their customers want.

Erin attributes much of her success to applying new things she’s learned at the company’s Annual Meeting, quarterly performance groups and from visiting other stores.  “Each time I attend a meeting or visit another store,  I find 10 or 15 things that we can improve upon,” said Erin.  The Huntersville team has also made improvements to their buying process by reviewing  items brought in by customers while they are in the store shopping. This has made a big difference in efficiency and in customer satisfaction.

Another big focus has been on improving employee morale. Erin has placed a heavy emphasis on building the team and improving employee satisfaction which has significantly resulted in reduced turnover and increased efficiency. Fun things like a monthly contest keep the staff motivated and goal focused.

Congratulations to Erin and her whole team!

To learn more about Kid to Kid, visit their website or find them on Facebook for recent photos and updates.

Define your waist with a slim belt.
Colored jeans are great for fall too!

Dresses are so comfortable for your baby bump.
Grab a scarf, tights, and boots to bring this look into fall.

Have maxi dresses or skirts from summer?
Bring those into fall by adding a sweater on top or a jacket.

Sweat pants can be dressy! You can pair a nice pair of
shoes and a fitted jacket to upgrade those joggers.

Love this real mom’s look.
Comfy, cute, and perfect for fall!

 

summer wardrobe into fall As a parent, you know that kids grow fast, so making their clothes last longer is always best. For those little ones that are sprouting up, you can’t always use those summer clothes next year! You don’t want to put them in storage and have to buy a new fall wardrobe, so this year bring some of those summer clothes into fall!

Use tights, leggings, boots, and socks. Don’t store those dresses and skirts yet! Add some leggings, tights, and boots into your girl’s wardrobe and make those last into fall and winter! Boots are a perfect addition to dress for colder months. Don’t forget that colored and patterned leggings are adorable this season! You can also buy sweater tights that are thicker and warmer than regular tights. Also add some boot socks over tights for an adorable layered look with any skirt or dress.

Layer, layer, layer! Most of the spring and summer wardrobe items can be brought into fall and winter by layer! Cardigans and open sweaters are the traditional layering item and are fashionable for kids and adults alike. Zip up hoodies and jackets are also a perfect tool for layering and more common for boys. Having cardigans, jackets, and hoodies in neutral colors and patterns means you have more outfit options for your kids. It’s a good idea to have neutrals such as blue, brown, tan, and black. Have a pop of color like with a jacket or sweater in yellow, blue, red, or pink too! Any collared shirt also look great under a regular pullover sweater.

Warm accessories are a must! Scarfs, hats, and mittens are wonderful additions to any outfit for fall or winter. A cute scarf with a long sleeve shirt, layered with a jacket! What a cute look for your little one!

Shop Kid to Kid for your fall and winter items. Don’t forget to sell your outgrown coats, boots, and more for cash or 20% more in store credit.

 

Kid to Kid in Salt Lake City, Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, UT – The Kid to Kid franchise proudly awards the Store of the Month for August to the Salt Lake Kid to Kid store. The Store of the Month award is given to a franchise store that has shown outstanding performance and customer satisfaction.  The franchise advisory board selected the Salt Lake Kid to Kid from more than 100 stores because of their year-over-year increase in sales and for their consistent utilization of the franchise system management tools.

The management tools help franchise owners and managers with setting daily and monthly goals, marking down inventory and keeping the racks full, which is the Salt Lake store’s primary focus.  “Using these books and binders is the key to consistently getting things done right,” says Holly Aguero, Salt Lake Kid to Kid District Manager. “My Store Manager, Chanda Wilson, ensures that her team follows the systems.  This makes it possible for her to get everything done even when we get slammed.”

As a franchise flagship store and new franchisee training center,  the Salt Lake Kid to Kid first opened at its current location on the corner of 2100 South 700 East in 2006. Since then, the store has helped over 40,000 local families stretch their budget by selling and shopping gently used clothing, baby gear and toys. “It’s a perfect system of families helping families,” commented Salt Lake store owner and franchise founder Shauna Sloan.  “When parents bring in things to sell, they can be assured that their items will be used by local kids who need and want them.”

Items not purchased have the option of being donated to any one of the local charities. Donations from the Salt Lake Kid to Kid customers amount to over 50,000 items a year making a big impact to the kids served by these organizations.

To learn more about Kid to Kid, visit their website or find them on Facebook for recent photos and updates.

About Kid to Kid
Kid to Kid is an international franchise that buys and sells gently used children’s goods and maternity wear in an upscale environment.  With over 100 locations throughout the U.S. and Portugal, each Kid to Kid store provides a convenient place where families are financially and emotionally rewarded as they recycle their best items. Kid to Kid is a registered trademark of BaseCamp Franchising located in Salt Lake City, UT.  For more information about Kid to Kid and BaseCamp Franchising, call 801-359-0071. You may also visit www.kidtokid.com or www.basecampfranchising.com.

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_DSC8490_resizedSALT LAKE CITY, UT – The Kid to Kid franchise proudly awards the Store of the Month for August to the Salt Lake Kid to Kid store. The Store of the Month award is given to a franchise store that has shown outstanding performance and customer satisfaction.  The franchise advisory board selected the Salt Lake Kid to Kid from more than 100 stores because of their year-over-year increase in sales and for their consistent utilization of the franchise system management tools.

The management tools help franchise owners and managers with setting daily and monthly goals, marking down inventory and keeping the racks full, which is the Salt Lake store’s primary focus.  “Using these books and binders is the key to consistently getting things done right,” says Holly Aguero, Salt Lake Kid to Kid District Manager.  “My Store Manager, Chanda Wilson, ensures that her team follows the systems.  This makes it possible for her to get everything done even when we get slammed.”

As a franchise flagship store and new franchisee training center,  the Salt Lake Kid to Kid first opened at its current location on the corner of 2100 South 700 East in 2006. Since then, the store has helped over 40,000 local families stretch their budget by selling and shopping gently used clothing, baby gear and toys. “It’s a perfect system of families helping families,” commented Salt Lake store owner and franchise founder Shauna Sloan.  “When parents bring in things to sell, they can be assured that their items will be used by local kids who need and want them.”

Items not purchased have the option of being donated to any one of the local charities. Donations from the Salt Lake Kid to Kid customers amount to over 50,000 items a year making a big impact to the kids served by these organizations.

To learn more about Kid to Kid, visit their website or find them on Facebook for recent photos and updates.

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