Today I ventured to Ikea. I'm really not a huge Ikea fan, mostly because the maze-like layout of the store annoys me and stresses me out. I also don't live super close to this Ikea - it took me a little over a half hour to get there. However, I do like their kitchen products and kid's stuff. Today I wanted to do some holiday shopping for my son before Ikea got too hectic for the holidays.
This was my first time going to the Stoughton, Massachusetts location and I was impressed to see how green it was.
I went specifically to get a wooden train set for my 2 year old. It's a much less expensive knock-off of the Thomas the Train sets and compatible with Thomas trains, as well. Most of the toys were wooden or cloth. The plastic toys they had were mostly BPA-free. The prices were reasonable, so I stocked up and my holiday shopping for my son is pretty much done!
While there, I noticed signs mentioning that their Stoughton location has a green roof. When I got back, I found some awesome pictures of the green roof. Check them out at GreenRoofs.com. Very cool! ... read more