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Today, I bring you a giveaway from SouleMama Sponsor Bella Luna Toys. In owner Sarah's words:
"Bella Luna Toys is proud to have been providing families with the highest quality natural wooden Waldorf toys, art supplies, musical instruments and more since 2002. This online toy shop is owned and operated on the coast of Maine by Sarah Baldwin, an experienced Waldorf early childhood teacher, author, and mama to two Waldorf grads. Sarah chooses every item offered for sale at Bella Luna Toys with care, based on its quality, developmental appropriateness and play value.
You can follow along with Sarah's blog Moon Child where she shares thoughts on parenting and Waldorf education as well as Bella Luna giveaways!"
SouleMama: Tell us about your background. What path led to where you are today?
Sarah: My background is not in retail, sales or marketing, but rather in Waldorf education. After teaching early childhood classes in a Waldorf school for many years, I was ready to take my life in a new direction.
When I made the decision to take ownership of Bella Luna Toys in 2009, I felt a little daunted when I realized how many websites there are now selling wooden and natural toys on the web, but as I explored them, I realized that few retailers have the background in education, or the years of experience using these toys, both in the classroom and at home, that I have. While I don't consider myself an expert in retail or marketing, I am an expert in children and play. I can promote the toys I sell wholeheartedly, since I only sell products that I love and believe in.
SouleMama: What do you envision and dream for the future of your business?
Sarah: Bella Luna Toys has just taken a big step into its future this month! After a year-and-a-half of running the business from my home, we just moved in to a bigger warehouse and office space in Rockland, Maine. The move was overdue, as I had long outgrown the confines of a small barn/warehouse and home office. Our new space now has lots of room to continue growing, and for me to introduce all the beautiful and unique toys which I dream about adding to the website! We are adding new products to the website daily.
SouleMama: Tell us about the product or offering you are most excited about offering right now.
Sarah: I am really tickled about the new wooden dollhouses that we've just added. Our small dollhouse and two sizes of wooden toy barns are handmade here in Maine by a small family business, and we've also just introduced an exquisite handmade Waldorf Wooden Dollhouse that is just magical! During the coming months, I'm looking forward to adding people, animals and furniture for the dollhouses. Readers can sign up for our newsletter, if they'd like to be kept informed about new additions.
For today's giveaway, Bella Luna Toys is generously offering the following to ONE winner:
~a Bella Luna Waldorf Birthday Set!
(includes a Waldorf Birthday Ring Set, imported from Germany, 1 Rainbow Silk Birthday Cape from Sarah's Silks, and 1 Wool Felt Birthday Crown (in winner's choice of green or pink, with choice of number from 1 to 6) by Mosey Handmade)
In addition, Bella Luna Toys has invited SouleMama readers to receive a FREE muslin bag of soy Crayon Rocks with any order placed now through May 15. Enter "SOULEMAMA" in the comment section when checking out (Note: Be sure to leave as a comment, NOT as a promotion code). And All orders over &75 ship for free in the continental U.S.
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Thank you to Bella Luna Toys!
To enter, please leave a comment in today's post (one entry per person, please). Comments will close on Sunday by 8am EST. Winners will be chosen by Random Number Generator and announced here in this post by Monday evening.
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So lovely, thanks for the opportunity!
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