Words of Whimsy

Category: Business


Contributing Post at Twin Cities Kids Club
July 24th, 2015

Don’t miss Heather’s  post on the Twin Cities Kids Club blog. She is sharing 5 Ways to Get Kids to Clean Up (Without Yelling) (Hint: It involves a little help from Cinderella).


Moms Rock! Expo Ticket Giveaway
April 8th, 2015

Starting a small business has been very similar to being a new mom. We’re nurturing the company and watching it grow and we’ve had our moments of firsts: the first online order (thanks Mom!), the first sale at a show, our first disagreement as business partners… It’s been exciting to experience these firsts and of…


Super Hero Photo Booth with DIY Instructions!
February 17th, 2015

We had a WONDERFUL time at the St. Paul Winter Carnival’s Kids’ Day on January 24, what a fun event! Held in the beautiful Landmark Center, each vendor offered their wares in conjunction with a giveaway or activity – so we brought our super hero photo booth! Here’s how we put it together: We started…


First Dress Up Box
February 3rd, 2015

At the Whimsy Factory, we are always on the look out for costumes and accessories that boys will love as much as girls. It’s important they they are durable, comfortable and spark hours of imaginative play. At almost 2, my son isn’t quite at the creative/imaginative play phase yet. However, I wanted to start a small collection of play…


INCREDIBLES Birthday Party
January 16th, 2015

Did you know that The Whimsy Factory also offers event planning and facilitation services throughout the Twin Cities metro area? We are still formulating our packages and offerings, but if you have an event coming up that needs a little whimsy, definitely check us out. We recently hosted Miss P’s INCREDIBLE golden birthday party, and…


Uff da, as we say
December 4th, 2014

Alison and I have been spreading the Whimsy all over town these past couple weeks with events in Burnsville, St. Louis Park, and St. Paul,  our Minneamama giveaway, and a bunch of online specials! We have LOVED meeting so many new people (customers AND other vendors!), doing our own holiday shopping, and enjoying the sounds, sights,…


Cyber Monday Sale!
December 1st, 2014

Wow! We are finishing out our HUGE weekend with one final sale – our biggest yet, and it’s all ONLINE! Use code ” whimsy10 ” to receive 10% off EVERYTHING IN OUR STORE! Washable princess gowns, new superhero capes, our amazing aviator, fun foam sword and shield set, and so much more! With all of our events…


Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Whatever Sunday is Called…
November 24th, 2014

We at The Whimsy Factory are looking forward to feasting with our families this Thanksgiving! Heather’s family is heading out to a turkey buffet at a historic inn, and Alison is hosting her family for a home cooked meal. Alison gets leftovers, but Heather avoids dishes. We’re both planning to eat, and talk, and eat…


The Shop is OPEN! (And other updates.)
October 20th, 2014

We’re very excited to announce that our online store is live! It’s been a lot of work the past couple of months and we’re very proud of it. A HUGE thank you to my husband Shawn Amundson and the rest of Bitwise IO for their technical expertise and support! In the coming months, we will…