Nov 302013


Thank you to Cuddle Barn for providing a Kris Jingle to add some Christmas cheer to our home.  All words and opinions are 100% my own.

This is Kayleigh’s first Christmas, a once-in-a lifetime event, that will never come around again.  Even though she’s still too young to really understand what’s going on, I want to make it really special for her. 

I’ve been debating about whether or not to bring her to the mall this year to sit on Santa’s lap.  She usually does pretty well with new people, as long as I’m nearby, but I’m not sure how well she would do with someone dressed up in full Santa-suit.  I’m also a bit hesitant to bring her out in the crowds of other people, and germy kids.  I’d hate for her to be sick on her first Christmas! 

I want to introduce Kayleigh to the idea of Santa Claus, and I’ve found a great way to do that, without even leaving our house!  We recently received a Kris Jingle plush doll from Cuddle Barn.  I was very excited to show him off to Kayleigh.  As I took him out of the box, she delightfully giggled and cooed upon seeing his jolly face. 

Kris Jingle Sings Deck the Halls

Kayleigh’s first encounter with Santa Claus was a positive experience – score one for this Mama!

Not only is Kris Jingle adorable, but when you squeeze his left foot, he sings one of the old favorites – Deck the Halls.  This is a great way to also teach this beloved song to Kayleigh!  She scares easily at loud toys sometimes, but she really seemed to enjoy this one.  We’ve listened to Deck the Halls over and over again, and her eyes light up every time.  She loves watching the tip of his hat sway back and forth with the music, and she even tries to sing along with him.


Kris Jingle would be a great addition to your holiday decor this year, and many years into the future.  It’s going to be very nostalgic for me to take him out each year, and remember his, and Kayleigh’s, very first Christmas. 

Kayleigh Loves Kris Jingle

Kris Jingle would make a wonderful gift for kids especially, but for anyone really.  You can order one directly from the Cuddle Barn website – and they have FREE SHIPPING in the Continental US, through 12/31/2013. Using promo code HOLIDAY13 will get you an extra 5% off until 12/15/13, too.  Cuddle Barn has a great selection of animated characters, including Grandma Cookie, Nutcracker Teddie, and J. Frost for the 2013 Holiday Season! 

My friend Liza, over at Views from the Ville, recently welcomed Grandma Cookie into her home.  Check out her review here


Cuddle Barn is generously offering one of my readers their very own Kris Jingle, valued at $29.99!!  All you have to do to enter is complete as many entries as you wish below.  This giveaway is open to US residents only, and is in no way associated with or sponsored by Facebook.  Please note:  I cannot guarantee that winner will receive prize prior to Christmas.

Good luck!!

  14 Responses to “Deck the Halls with Kris Jingle! {Plus a Giveaway!}”

  1. Talking Tom!

  2. The picture of Kayleigh and Kris Jingle is adorable!! Thanks for sharing my review, too :)

  3. I love Felix! J. Frost is super cute too!

  4. I like Moose Wonderful II!

  5. I love Mother Goose


  7. Moos Like Jagger

  8. santa sez

  9. It’s hard to say just one. But I really like Moose Wonderful II or Shoutin’ Sam! See I can’t pick just one! Sorry!

  10. Mine is Moos Like Jagger

  11. They are all so cute but my favorite is Hunny!

  12. My favorite is J. Frost

  13. I like Hunny.

  14. The nutcracker Teddy is so cute.
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