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Perfect for a rainy day

From a while back, but in case you hadn’t seen it – this play space is the perfect spot to let out some energy on a rainy (or snowy) day! Wishlist for next winter? Also, these Ikea Lova leaves are fab – Miss E has one over her bed and it makes a perfect ‘house’ […]

Rabbit Lola featured in HomeLife mag

Awww, there’s our girl! Rabbit Lola is featured in HomeLife Mag ( in their current “Craft Trends in Homewares ” gallery. “Craft-inspired interiors | Patchwork, felting, crochet and stitching – the resurgence of these crafts is not just about using traditional methods – it’s a warm, tactile and personal touch.” – (more…)

Mama's Style

We were lucky to be featured in Mama’s Style, a new section of MamaMore Maternity, this week, alongside BabyBaby (Baby skin care and the amazing breastfeeding pillow) and Kiddilicious (everything you need for awesome kids parties). MamaMore Maternity was set up in 2010 by Jocelyn Brewer, after she found it difficult to find stylish and […]

For the boys: OX is our Co-Ugly for July

Got in a bit of trouble with you guys this month for picking a pink Ugly of the Month! What about the boys? Or girls that don’t like pink? Sooo, we bring you OX, our Co-Ugly of the Month for July! He is also HALF PRICE! Original OX was $42, now $21 Little Ugly OX […]

Free $5 Voucher with FreeLove

We’ve updated our FreeLove deal – sign up with FreeLove and get a free $5 voucher code for Yopie’s Store. FreeLove is the place to find your free online goodie bag:  get access to discounts from a range of awesome baby-and-kid stores.

Peaco: our Ugly of the Month for July

Peaco is our Ugly of the Month for July, so he is HALF PRICE! Original Peaco was $42, now $21 Little Ugly Peaco was $26, now $13 Mini Clip On Peaco was $18, now $9 He’s sticking around for good – look, he’s already made himself at home! Introducing OX.

Jeero: our Ugly of the Month for June

Jeero is our Ugly of the Month for June. And he is HALF PRICE! Just for June though, so pop over and meet him quick… * Original Jeero was $42, now $21 * Little Ugly Jeero was $26, now $13 * Mini Clip On Jeero was $18, now $9 He’ll make his way to your […]

Buy a Pram Cord and get a FREE Cuddle Cube!

Got friends waiting to pop? Now’s a great time to grab a baby gift! Throughout June 2011, you can pick up a Pram Cord and a Cuddle Cube by Esthex, the cool Scandi brand, for just $34 (usually $72 for both) and we’ll deliver them to your door for free (in NZ). Or – tell […]

Winter warmers for cool kids

Oooh! New stuff from Playhousekids! Keep your favourite kidlets toasty warm, but still the coolest kids in the playground this winter! Playhousekids hoodies are snuggly cotton sweatshirts in grey marle, with a generous hood and one of three awesome kiwi prints: Jandals, Kiwi Zoo, and Oma Rapeti (Oma oma oma)! Get yours here:

Which UglyDoll are you?

Which UglyDoll are you? Shy like Peaco? or hugsy like OX? I think I’m a bit like Jeero as there are always so many questions and I never know the answers! + Tell us more about YOU by tagging yourself with the UglyDoll that’s most like you in the “Which UglyDoll are you?” album on […]

Yopie's Store gift service

Did you know about our FREE gift service? Order a gift online with Yopie’s Store and use our free gift service. We’ll pop your item in a gift bag, write a card and post your parcel out to the lucky gift recipient all for free! Of course, we’ll send the invoice/packing slip to you at […]

Moving Sale!

I’m moving house today! Back to the home town of New Plymouth, where I grew up. Lots of friends and relatives close by to keep Elliott company and there are even ponies over the back fence! There is loads of packing do to, and of course all the fun of unpacking at the other end […]

Get your $15 voucher here!

As part of launching the new website, we’re bringing you a feature that I’ve wanted for ages… Everyone who signs up for our fortnightly email newsletter during March and April 2011 gets a $15 voucher to spend on their next order! Plus you’ll get the inside info on sales, competitions, and new products added to […]

Also introducing… FREE SHIPPING!

We’re able to do lots more things with this website, and now will be able to make ongoing cost savings… so we’re passing them on to you by offering FREE SHIPPING in New Zealand! That’s right, free shipping on every order sent within New Zealand. Also, for our friends (more…)

Introducing our new website…!

Yikes! A whole new website… setting up an e-commerce website is quite a scary venture! But I really like it, and hope you do too! If not, or if you find anything doesn’t work the way you think it should, please, please get in touch and I’ll get it fixed up!