A Drool-icious Baby Expo

drool.jpgI've written before that Eli and Sheri Gurock of Magic Beans are some of the busiest (and kindest) people around, so I was impressed to hear about an amazing expo they're bringing to Boston on May 31. Debuting at the Seaport Hotel, the Drool Baby Expo offers expecting, new, and seasoned parents (or anyone else who digs cool baby stuff) the opportunity to check out the latest in baby gear, partake in refreshments and complimentary spa services, engage in demos, workshops, and consultations, and enjoy giveaways, freebies, and discounts (plus, all attendees will receive an awesome gift bag). And how cool is this? The kind folks at Magic Beans are offering one of you awesome readers a pair of VIP tickets to Drool*! Below is how to enter to win, plus additional insider info on why you want to buy a ticket even if you don't win. I'll be drooling over things for Violet at Drool, so please come say hello if you see me!

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Congrats to winner Kellie!
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  • Visit the Drool participating vendors page then e-mail contests@bostonmamas.com (with "Drool" in the subject) and name an exhibitor you would love to check out on the 31st.

  • One entry permitted per person; local entrants welcome to enter.

  • Entry period closes at midnight EST, Thursday, May 19, 2011.

    *One lucky winner (drawn using Random.org) will receive a pair of VIP tickets to Drool on May 31, 2011 -- tickets include two admissions + two VIP gift bags ($120 value!).

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    And here's some inside scoop on Drool:

    I just heard the following coolness from Magic Beans:

  • There will be over $5000 of raffle awesomeness going on. Prizes include: a babymoon at the Seaport Hotel, an UPPAbaby Vista, a Bugaboo Bee, a Flair High Chair from Boon, a Bumbleride Indie, a Mountain Buggy Terrain stroller, a new phil&teds Verve stroller with a doubles kit (an $820 value!), and more.

  • VIP gift bags include over $200 of product, such as a Paul Frank Julius blanket from Bugaboo ($50) and items from Stokke, Beaba, OXO, Boon, and Skip Hop.

  • Attendees can collect beans as they talk to vendors at the show, and then trade the beans for raffle entries at a special beancounter station.