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The Toonsie Story
The Toonsie Story
December 01, 2018
Big news! Just this week I received the first factory made samples of the Toonsie pouch - this is after many rounds of pictures and revisions back...
Progress, but some delays too.
October 28, 2018
I’ve spent the past month working hard to make Toonsie happen. Unfortunately the factory that we originally identified to make the Toonsie pouches ...
September 27, 2018
Wow! We did it! Yipppeeee! Last night the kickstarter for Toonsie closed at 115% of goal. Thank you everyone! I am so honored and excited to brin...
The Launch Button.
August 31, 2018
Yesterday, I pressed a button that said "Launch Project Now". If you're like me - a mom with young children, then you may know that feeling. It fe...
August 01, 2018
Over the past couple months I have been thinking a lot about how I want to introduce Toonsie to the world. After many conversations and ample readi...
A baby magnet!
June 15, 2018
"Lila had a blast! She certainly didn't want to say good bye and leave it behind. I'm so impressed with how attached she was so quickly, you create...
Focus prep time.
June 13, 2018
I was thrilled to have many enthusiastic responses to my focus group posts. Also, a neighbor who just graduated high school and has experience in f...
A focus group playdate. (that's another thing I invented).
June 11, 2018
Friends and family were so encouraging and positive about Toonsie, but whether or not they'll admit it - there's bias there. I decided if I was goi...
Necessity is the mother of invention
June 01, 2018
"Necessity is the mother of Invention". Toonsie is a perfect example of that sentiment. If I felt a need for Toonsie in my family, I was pretty sur...
May 07, 2018
There were some things about Toonsie's design that needed to be changed. First, since I wanted Toonsie to be a soft toy, it was important that the...
March 15, 2018
I wanted to share Toonsie with the world . . . but had to take care of some business first. Toonsie is patent pending!
March 01, 2018
When my daughter, Mila, was very young she would often request the same song be played or sung over and over again. "More! More!" she would sign be...
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