Saturday, September 12, 2009

What Rachel Wants to Buy This Week - Episode 21

Today was a crazy day here at Curious George, what with the Bookish Ball and all--but even when it's crazy, there's always time for me to window shop around the store!

"Home Cooked Cafe" Kiddie Apron by Sugar Booger
Located around the Hut

When I was little, I loved helping my mom cook. My favorite job was to rip up the sweet Italian sausage into little pieces for baked ziti--messy, easy, and me helping made my favorite dinner happen faster. I was a pretty conscientious child, but I'm sure I got sausage on my shirt more than once during this process, and this adorable apron would have certainly helped with that problem! It's sturdy washable material with a waterproof coating, has an easy magnetic closure for the neck strap, four little pockets, and comes in a handy zipper storage pouch. What appeals to me, though, is the design--the big bright sun and retro diner motif is fantastic, and makes me want to go out for burgers and pie and milkshakes right this very minute. There's no way this apron would ever fit me, but luckily my cousin has three awesome kids for me to spend money on. :)

Scrabble Carabiner by Basic Fun
Located around the Hut and downstairs

Basic Fun is taking travel games to the next level with these board game keychains and carabiners--games I never thought could be so conveniently sized are now ready for play anywhere! This teeny version of Scrabble has a built-in drawer to hold the magnetic letter squares when you're not playing, and a groove where each player can put their squares during game play. This version has less letter pieces than a regular Scrabble set, but that just makes it easier to play a quick-finish game whenever the opportunity arises. I can't wait to challenge my roommate to a mini Scrabble match the next time we're waiting around for the T!

That's all for this week. See you soon, and don't let the rain get you down!


Sarah Jane said...

that apron is so cool...any kid would want to whip it up with that on! Love your blog!


sarah jane

Rachel (a-big-apple) said...

Thanks! Beautiful prints on your Etsy page, I love the rabbit and elephant.