Shopping, Snow and Shoes

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Even if you do a lot of holiday shopping online, inevitably you end up at the mall….in long lines…waiting….standing. Then schlep through the snow back to the car carrying tons of bags. Where is the falalala in that? So you dress for comfort. Or, dress like you are about to run a marathon. But where […]

Play Doh Seek and Squish App

Check out a fun way to play with PLAY DOH! The PLAY DOH SEEK AND SQUISH App an all-new interactive storybook app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch by PlayDate Digital. It takes a child’s interaction (and imagination) with the classic PLAY-DOH brand to a whole new digital level of squishable fun. PLAY-DOH: SEEK AND […]

Versa Bricks: Connecting Toys Together

Have you ever backed a Kickstarter campaign? I never have, until yesterday. So why did I finally take the leap? Because I loved the concept of Versa Bricks. It was the first product that I think should be on the market, as opposed to just liking the concept for myself or supporting a start up. […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Tots to Teens

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Tis’ the season to shop till you drop. Well, hopefully not drop. It is all about shopping strategy – knowing the cool gifts to get (and doing most of the shopping online) so you can put your feet up and bask in the glory. This past year I had the privilege of being a part […]

JJ Cole Medley Baby Carrier – Giveaway

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The JJ Cole Baby Carrier was one of the many baby carrier that I tried when baby wearing my second child. I won’t bore you with the details but suffice to say that I survived that first year of her life, while chasing a 3 year old son simultaneously, because of baby wearing. There are […]

Tinker Toys

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If you had to name some classic games that all children should have, what would they be? I thought about it recently and one that came to mind was Tinker Toys. Spools, rods, flags, washers, end caps, and more are part of the Tinker Toys tools. Whether the classic set, the new girl pink, or […]

Games Giveaway: Crossways, Suspend & More

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Here are four great games to stock up on during the long days of winter or during the fun parties during the summer. Great for a range of ages, it can be fun for kids and parents (and grandparents) alike! CrossWays CrossWays is a game that encourages you to complete a path across the board […]

Disney Palace Pets Magic Dance Pumpkin

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Disney Royal Pets are fun and royal companions who loves to be pampered, just like their princesses. Cinderella’s Pet, named Pumpkin, is no exception. Cinderella’s pet, Pumpkin, comes to life with this adorable, interactive, remote-controlled puppy. The Disney Princess Palace Pets Magic Dance Pumpkin can speak over a dozen phrases and sounds, follow movement commands […]

Lum Lums Doll

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One of the fun new toys for girls are the Lum Lums doll by Imperial Toy. They are hard, plastic dolls that are about 4 inches high, each with a different story and name. But where it gets fun, is the story of friendship. They are about being friends and when you are friends, they […]

Paw Patrol Toys

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If your kids watch Nick Jr., then you probably know about Paw Patrol. It is a nicely animated show about team work, helping people and caring. The twist is that it’s about animals doing the rescuing vs. being rescued! My 4 year old loves it because it involves fire trucks, diggers and police cars! What […]

Mega Bloks First Builders

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It was a long time before I thought about building blocks for my kids. I always thought they were for ‘older’ kids. Until I hosted an event where Mega Bloks was a sponsor. Mega Bloks were toddler and preschool friendly blocks that fit perfectly in little hands (but big enough not to fit in their […]

PipSquigz – Fun Little Suckers

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As a parent of two babies in the past, I was always looking for little toys to throw in a diaper bag to entertain my kids on the go – in the store, in the car, in a restaurant. Yet, not so small that I couldn’t find it in the diaper bag! I came across […]

Tiny Love Developlace and My Nature Pals

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I have written about the Tiny Love line in the past (you can see all my Tiny Love reviews here) but let me just say here, that my memories of my children as infants will always be remembered with the Tiny Love line. From the first toy I bought ever for my unborn son to […]

The Book With No Pictures

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Can you imagine reading a book with no pictures to your kids? Seems like that would be the last thing a parent would want to do. Yet, when I got a pitch to review a book called, “The Book With No Pictures” written by actor/celebrity B.J. Novak, of The Office fame, I had to see […]

Corolle Babicorolle Babipouce Dolls

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If you have a little girl, you know her life will probably be filled with dolls and one of the first dolls that many girls have is one by Corolle. It was my daughter’s first doll and I am looking forward to adding more as she gets older! We currently have the Corolle Babicorolle Babipouce […]

The Happy’s Pets!

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You want to be happy, don’t you? Well, these puppies will definitely put a smile on your face. There is a huge trend in ‘robotic’ type toys that really interact with children. The old ‘remote controlled’ toys are so 2010! Now, these new fashion of remote controlled robotics toys almost have a life of their […]

Fisher Price Smart Stages Toys

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Fisher Price was a brand that was ever present in our home when I was growing up. As a Mom now, is present in my own home for my own kids, and Fisher Price keeps getting better and better with their new “Smart Stages” products. Fisher Price latest innovation is the “Smart Stages Technology” Line. […]

Toes to Bows: FlipOut Sandals

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If you love to accessorize, why not accessorize your shoes? I mean, really, do your jeans and shirts have to have all the fun? I received a complimentary pair of FlipOut Sandals to wear to an upcoming trip to a Beaches Resort. As it is currently pouring rain outside, I’m [desperately] estactic about some fun […]

Cuisinart Panini Maker & Hamilton Blender

And so kicks off my month of giveaways. Otherwise known as my Spooktacular Sweepstakes! This month of October will feature tons of products. Some not new, but notable. Some new and noteworthy. And others just plain ol’ fabulous! First up are two items – the Hamilton Beach Blender and the Cuisinart Panini Maker Press and […]

New Pound Puppies: Who Let the Dogs Out?

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Do you remember some of the toys you loved as a kid? Or that your kids loved? A big toy trend is seeing the resurgence of toys, that were a big hit back in the 1980s but we haven’t seen since then. Whether it is nostalgia or cool toy your kids will love, you love […]

Shoe Trends for Fall 2014

Now that the weather is going from hot to cool, you’re probably wondering what shoes to wear to be hot and cool at the same time. The big shoe trends for Fall 2014 and Winter 2015 are simple and fun. Luckily for us Moms, comfort is key and we don’t have to sacrifice style to […]

Keyboard Labels and Modern Labels for Parents

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There are a lot of label brands for kids camp, school, and more. Some that I mentioned here. Yet, what about us Moms? Yes, we can label our gym bags, tennis rackets or supplies with our name on it, but aren’t we kind-of past the “This is {insert my name here}?” So what options do […]

Mom on the Go: The AT&T Unite Pro

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Just before the summer began, I was at my son’s gymnastics class. I was busy preparing for Blogger Bash, so I had to bring my computer with me to work on details for the two day event. Based on this true story, it was the events this day that made me want the AT&T Unite […]

Fiber Choice Fruity Bites: The Middle

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About two weeks ago, I shared my sponsored connection this month with Fiber Choice. I agreed to test out their Fiber Choice Fruity Bites for 30 days and blog about my experience. So every other day, I’ve been coming to this blog post and adding little snippets of what has been going on. I’ll keep […]

Fiber Choice Fruity Bites Review: The Beginning

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My close friends and family know that I am trying to focus on my health this year. More posts about that later, but after two kids, job changes, surgeries and more, it is time to focus on me. More specifically, my health. First order of business is more fiber in my diet. While I’ve up’d […]

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