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The Wall Street Journal

A Guide to the Best Baby Gifts

June 1, 2013

“It’s about getting something that will really make an impact,” said Cindy Teasdale McGowan, founder of the St. Louis baby store and website Makaboo. “Not just the bottle cage that you put in the dishwasher. Nobody wants to give that.” Ms. Teasdale McGowan has baby-gifting cred in spades. When she established Makaboo in 2010, she was already an aunt to 23 nieces and nephews.”…

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St. Louis Business Journal

McGowan Touts the Perfect Gift

June 1, 2013

Cindy Teasdale McGowan, founder of local baby store Makaboo, touted the merits of a personalized gift in a Wall Street Journal “Guide to the Best Baby Gifts.”

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Baby Takes Manhattan

Baby’s First Easter Featuring Makaboo Personalized Gifts

March 27, 2013

#2. Easter Must-Have: Makaboo’s Personalized Angel Dear Lovies

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The Simple Moms

Make It Personal With Makaboo Gifts

March 6, 2013

Friends, there’s a new online shop in town, and it’s going to blow your mind with how easy they have made personalized gift giving. The store is called Makaboo, and it’s my new favorite place for personalized children gifts.

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Makaboo’s Organic Farm Buddy Lovies Get Some Love


February 21, 2013

Your secret weapon: Makaboo. The go-to site for sweet personalized gifts makes creating a one of a kind keepsake a cinch. Our pick? These quirky-cute farm animal lovies.

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Edmonton’s Child Magazine Recommends Makaboo

February 4, 2013

Makaboo, a leader and specialist in the trend of personalization, has the perfect gift for all the little ones in your life.

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St. Louis Business Journal Spotlights Makaboo

Makaboo, online retailer for custom kids’ gifts, raises capital

January 17, 2013

Founded by Cindy Teasdale McGowan, Mak•a•boo was launched in downtown St. Louis in 2010 and sells personalized gifts such as blanketsclothingaccessories and more.

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Gift Idea Of The Day

New York Family Magazine

December 19, 2012

Makaboo’s Angel Dear Knit Hat is’s gift idea of the day! Just in time for Holiday stocking stuffers, personalize this adorable candy-triped hat sized just right for babies and toddlers.

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Makaboo Is Featured by Matchbook Magazine’s 2012 Holiday Gift Guide

December 4, 2012

Matchbook Mag is our field guide to the charmed life! We’re thrilled to have our personalized gifts listed among their top holiday gift picks!

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Makaboo Makes Working Mother’s 2012 Hot Holiday Toys Gift Guide

December 3, 2012

The edititors of Working Mother Magazine rounded up 24 great Holiday gift ideas all under $50. Makaboo’s Personalized Angel Dear Lovies are featured!

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Makaboo Founder Will Be Keynote Speaker

Missouri Venture Forum – December 7th

November 13, 2012

Cindy Teasdale McGowan, Makaboo Personalized Gifts Founder, will be the keynote speaker at Missouri Venture Forum’s (MVF) breakfast meeting, held December 7th, 2012.

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Huffington Post’s 2012 Holiday Gift Guide for Kids

Makaboo made the list!

November 12, 2012

The editors at Huffington Post announced their top holiday gifts for kids under $100 and Makaboo’s Personalized 3 Sprouts Stroage Bins are a top pick!

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Makaboo Makes Spearmint Baby!

Makaboo Personalized Gifts

November 9, 2012

My kids LOVE seeing their name on things and this Christmas they are each getting something personalized from Makaboo.

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Thanks Simply Real Moms!

Get Personal with Makaboo Personalized Items!

November 1, 2012

I am excited to tell everyone about Makaboo Personalized Baby, Infant and Toddler Gifts, especially with Christmas just around the corner and always needing baby shower gifts.

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Makaboo Earns The PTPA Seal of Approval

Parent Tested Parent Approved

November 1, 2012

Makaboo Personalized Gifts is thrilled to have been awarded the Parent Tested Parent Approved (PTPA) Seal of Approval. Consumers purchasing Makaboo’s innovative personalized baby gifts can rest assured that our products’ excellence has been evaluated by unbiased parent testers. PTPA Media has North America’s largest volunteer parent testing community, with over 40,000 parents and was rated the Most Trusted Seal by 22,000 parents.

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Find a Unique Baby Gift That Stands Out In The Crowd!

Simply Stacie Makaboo Review

October 6, 2012

I think we all appreciate and enjoy when we can buy or receive products that have been custom made especially for us.  Enter mak•a•boo, with a line of personalized baby & childrens’ products that are easy and fun to purchase!

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The Perfect Gift!


September 25, 2012

The coolest part of the Makaboo experience is customizing the gift to the recipient.

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Why We Love Makaboo


September 24, 2012

 It’s the perfect place to start, ensuring that no two gifts are ever the same again.

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Personalized Baby Gift Review

from Cool Mom Picks

September 12, 2012

Custom embroidery on just about any kids’ gifts you can imagine: Makaboo!

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Makaboo Is Featured on A Hen’s Nest

September 9, 2012

When you want to welcome a new baby into the world, whether your own or a friend’s, you want to do so in a special way. Personalized baby gifts are a really fun way to show how much you care. Makaboo has so many beautiful items.

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7 Personalized Picks For Back to School

From Baby Center

August 28, 2012

Makaboo tops Baby Center’s list of the best places to shop for personalized back-to-school gear.

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Makaboo’s Founder Talks Baby Trends

From KSDK’s Show Me St. Louis

May 23, 2012

Watch Makaboo Founder Cindy Teasdale McGowan discuss trends in baby fashion and decor, names and more with Show Me St. Louis’ Julie Tristan

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