Stuffed Animals That Do Tricks


I received free product samples for review purposes. All opinions are my own.   As a Mom I hate stuffed animals. Most of the time they don't do anything. They are just a boring toy that sits around and gathers dust. Let me tell you that HideAway Pets and Tummy Stuffers are not your typical stuffed animal. These stuff animals actually do something. HideAway Pets kind of remind me of Popples - do you remember those? Anyway, HideAway Pets curl up into a ball or open up to become the … [Read more...]

Finding Nemo: Shark Alarm Puzzle with Flaps


I received free product for review purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. My family is new to loving puzzles. We have had a couple kid ones that weren't more than 20 pieces so I'm very excited toeing this next family project. This is a Finding Nemo: Shark Alarm puzzle with flaps to lift! How cool is that? This unique puzzle is from Ravensburger, which is a company that I have loved and reviewed many times now. Take a swim on the wild side with this 73-piece Finding Nemo puzzle … [Read more...]

EZ-Cups Giveaway


The best part of my Holiday Gift Guide are the amazing giveaways that are going to be happening frequently from our sponsors! This means super great prizes for you to try and win for yourself or as a gift! Check out this great gift for coffee lovers! EZ-Cup is part of our Holiday Gift Guide this year. Take a look at the review of these great reusable K-Cups from Blogging Mom of 4. Then come back and enter to WIN this great prize pack. Sponsor - EZ-Cups Since it's invention in 1908, paper … [Read more...]

Plethora of Car Tips

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This is sponsored content. All opinions are my own. Car safety is very important. Vehicles transport us to where we need to go and most of the time carry our most valuable assists - our family and friends. Here are several articles providing tips to help have a successful and safe car trip. Get Ready for a Car Trip Road Trip Tips Safe Driving Tips Preparation can go a long way at making sure your car functions properly and your family has an enjoyable time! What are some of … [Read more...]

New Animated Disney Movie – MOANA


  I love that there is another animated CG Disney movie coming out from the John Musker and Ron Clements! I was blessed to be able to interview them when I went on my first Disney trip. We talked about The Little Mermaid. I'm so glad these talented men are back for more adventure with MOANA! Walt Disney Animation Studios revealed plans [Monday] for “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors' quest. In … [Read more...]

Chuggington – Chuggineers Ready to Build


My kids are big fans of trains, especially Chugginton. We have some movies and the app and now we are adding to our collection with Chuggineers Ready to Build. In this special collection of hard-working adventures – including the “We are the Chuggineers” music video! – Brewster joins Chuggineers Zack, Fletch and Tyne to build tracks, bridges and tunnels, make repairs, haul heavy loads and more! Featuring new wagons and machines, including the massive yellow Mega Chug Crane, and new friends … [Read more...]

$1000 Disney Gift Card Giveaway

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I have a HUGE giveaway for you, my loyal readers! Do you have any fun holiday traditions? I know several families that always head to Disneyland around Thanksgiving or Christmas. Well guess what? Now you have the chance to win $1,000 Disney Gift Card which is more than enough for you to take your family to Disneyland for Christmas! Or go on a huge shopping spree at the Disney store. Or head to Walt Disney World! So many options with such a HUGE amount!! Read on and see how you can enter for a … [Read more...]

50 Road Trip Games by Deckopedia


I received a free product sample for review purposes. All opinions are my own. When I am planning for trip I look for activities that can occupy my kids, but don't take up too much space. Enter Deckopedia. This awesome company provides decks of cards of many categories and they don't take up too much room. I received the 50 Road Trip Games deck. This deck consists of cards that give the details and rules of each game. It tell you how old the game is for, how many people are required … [Read more...]

I Wish… ‘Into The Woods’ Was Already in Theaters

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Popular characters from the fairy tales you know and love head #IntoTheWoods to change their lives. Each with a wish on their mind they are unhappy with how their life is now and want to better it in the woods. Be careful what you wish for... it might not turn out the way you think it will. This featurette rocks because it finally includes a small dose of the singing that Into The Woods offers. This musical is an all in one package with drama, comedy, romance, music,  suspense and more!! … [Read more...]

Toy State – Amazing Toys


I received free product sample for review purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Toy State is an amazing company that sells high quality, awesome toys. I have been fortunate to work with them on several occasions and each time I have been impressed with the quality of toys they have sent me and my kids have loved their toys so much. Check out how much we loved their Road Rippers the amazing Dub Garage cars and the really cool Aston Martin. Toy State vehicles all have unique … [Read more...]

AT&T Netgear Mobile Hotspot Kit Giveaway

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@WiFiFamily #LifeConnected #2014HGG I LOVE having internet on the go. I like capturing family memories and being able to share them online with friends and family. I LOVE this sponsor and the prize they provided for you guys! Check it out! AT&T NETGEAR is part of our Holiday Gift Guide this year. Take a look at the review of this great Mobile Hotspot from Blogging Mom of 4. Then come back and enter to WIN this awesome prize pack. Sponsor - AT&T NETGEAR At NETGEAR, we turn ideas … [Read more...]

Kmart’s Fab 15 Holiday Toy List

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I received free product samples for include in my Holiday Gift Guide. All experiences and opinions are my own. Kmart has announced their hot holiday toy list in the form of the Fab 15 toy list! A lot of the hot toys on this list are exclusive to Kmart so definitely head there to get your holiday shopping done! I was lucky enough to work with Kmart on their Fab 15 list promotion this year. Here are the hot toys they sent me and then I'll tell you about some of the other toys on the … [Read more...]

Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON Poster & Trailer


I have been out of the country for the past week without internet access. Yesterday when we finally got back in the US and I checked my email I had this poster and teaser trailer in my inbox. I informed my husband and he about had a heart attack. We couldn't watch it right then because we were trying to get on a flight, but as soon as he had a minute he tracked down the trailer. You don't have to track it down, it's right here: Marvel's AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON will hit theaters … [Read more...]

A Clean Kitchen is a Happy Kitchen


I'm happy to team up with Dawn and Double Duty Divas to share this content. All opinions are my own. A clean kitchen is a happy kitchen! In the evenings when I'm making dinner I often find that the food in my frying pan doesn't just stay in my frying pan. Often times, when the food gets hot enough grease, fat, little food particles and more start flying out of the pan. Sometimes when I'm making sauces or boiling water things great really crazy and spill over. These messes are such a pain … [Read more...]

Stocking Stuffer – My Magical Mermaid


I know different people have different stocking traditions. Our traditions involve an orange in the toe of the stocking, lots of candy and some fun gifts. The presents in our stockings are usually things my kids will need with other gifts like batteries or toy accessories. I also like to wrap little toys as well. The My Magical Mermaid doll is the perfect stocking stuffer. This cute doll is about 6 inches tall and does some really fun things. With the latest aquatic and … [Read more...]