Trae Bodge: October 19, 2018

Hottest Holiday Must-Haves…on Wheels 

Trae Bodge Discusses the Most Popular Toys, Tips for Smart Shopping, Holiday Gift Trends, and more

Trae Bodge

Parenting & Lifestyle Expert


Lifestyle expert Trae Bodge is available for live interviews to discuss smart shopping strategies and share some of the hottest toys on wheels. She’ll talk about everything from what to look for in a bike or ride-on, how to choose a ride for children of varying ages, and what gifts are the ‘must haves’ this season.

Trae will be available to discuss:

  • The most popular ride-on toys and how to select the best one for your child
  • The benefits of rechargeable batteries in toys vs. replaceable batteries
  • How less is more – how to encourage family members to contribute to one big gift this season
  • Great accessories for ride-on toys
  • In addition to the ride-on toy trend, what other trends will be big this holiday season

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Trae Bodge is an accomplished and relatable lifestyle journalist and TV commentator who specializes in smart shopping, personal finance, parenting and retail. In addition to monthly “Best Buys” segments on CBS2 NY and Fox 5 NY, she has appeared on dozens of TV shows, including Rachael Ray, MSNBC, the Harry Show, Inside Edition, CNBC and network affiliates nationwide. Trae is a contributing editor at Woman’s Day magazine and regularly writes for several online publications. Her work has also appeared in/on USAToday,, First for Women, USNews, Kiplingers, Marketwatch, MSN Money and Yahoo Finance. Trae has served as a judge on product-awards panels including Redbook, Parents and The Handbag Awards, and she has been featured as a beauty tastemaker in Elle, Redbook, InStyle and Essence. She is also co-founder of the cult cosmetic brand Three Custom Color Specialists. Trae loves delicious food, beautiful art, rocking music, and exploring new places. She spends her free time with her 11-year old daughter, Sadie Mae, her husband, Chris, their guinea pig, Chewy, and family and friends.

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