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Vee @ J's Rainbows

ostheimer named dwarves
Toddler Toys

Top 12 Favourite Hard to Find Ostheimer Figures

Earlier this year I made a post sharing my (current) favourite figures from Ostheimer. They are still some of my favourites and I think they are great for people starting out. Since then, our collection has been steady growing. So many of the figures…

February 27, 2021
Ostheimer Camel with red Saddle
Mom Stuff Toys

How to Repair broken Ostheimer Figures

Broken toe, broken crowns. Two of the most common injuries. Today I’ll share how to repair a broken foot. Once we get our other Snow White from Germany, I’ll attempt to fix it and update this post. First up, we have this brand new…

January 16, 2021
Swaddle Blanket usage
Baby

Ways to Repurpose Your Old Baby Items

Today I just wanted to share a few ways we’ve repurposed some of the older baby items we had for J. These are things I’m sure we all have kicking around and I’m hoping this post can help bring it new life. Swaddles You’re…

January 2, 2021
Mom Stuff

6 things to consider when buying a new home

As a new parent, soon to be parent, or a young family – you may be looking into purchasing a new home. Today we want to share a number of things to consider when you’re buying that new home that might be overlooked. Potential…

August 28, 2020
Grimm's peg dolls vs Grapat
Toddler Toys

The Ultimate Peg Doll Guide

We’ve been peg doll obsessed lately in this household. Today J and I spent the day playing with all our new dolls. He’s always had the Grapat Nins, Mates and Coin set along with Grimm’s 12 rainbow friends. So I’m not sure if it’s…

July 18, 2020
Mermaid and Hulu peg dolls
DIY Mom Stuff Toddler Toys

DIY Peg Dolls

We love peg dolls in this household. So much that I’ve created a series of peg dolls over the last month. I purchased a set of the Grimm’s 12 rainbow friends while he was still a baby along with the Grapat nins, mates and…

July 13, 2020
Baby Toys

Our top 10 favorite Ostheimer “animals”

Today I’m going to share my current top 10 favorite figurines from Ostheimer. Now I say animals since that is what they are known for but they also offer a selection of wooden people, trees, pieces of nature, and building structures. At this time…

May 22, 2020
Piggy Bank hanging outside
Financial Wellness Mom Stuff

RRSP vs TFSA, which one is right for me?

This is something you might not find often on a mom blog. I’ve been thinking of sharing some tips regarding financial wellness. So I’m hoping these tips help moms who are looking to be more financially saavy. TFSA, Tax-Free Savings Account. Money earned via…

May 10, 2020
Baby Toys

Starting your wooden animal collection

If you’re interested in starting a figurine collection of wooden animals and bits of nature for toddler, you’re probably debating between two popular brands: Ostheimer & Holztiger. I did a comparison post between the two, so if you’re interested in learning more about the…

April 9, 2020