VTech – Helping Children Reach Milestones + Giveaway

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The VTech product, information, and giveaway have been provided by VTech. I love for my kids to have a variety of toys. Different kinds of toys teach children different skills so I think variety is important. I especially love educational toys that are so fun that kids don't realize they are learning. VTech is really good at making super fun toys with a high educational value. They are even focused on providing toys that help children reach their developmental milestones. VTech works … [Read more...]

Educational Insights – Toys Powered by Kids

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I received toy samples for review purposes. All opinions are my own. I am a big fan of Educational Insights and have been for a while. Their amazing toys don't require batteries. They are kid powered! In the past I have received a T-Rex Wrecker which was and is a big hit with my kids. This year for my Holiday Gift Guide I have received the Dino Construction Company Triceratops Bulldozer and a Design & Drill Socket To Me. Triceratops Bulldozer Check out the fun features of this … [Read more...]

How Radio Flyer Saved Family Walks

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I received a free product for review. All opinions are my own. My family loves to go for walks. There are a lot of great walking trails and beautiful lakes around here to walk around. Walking as a family is a fun way for us all to get exercise, spend quality time together and bond. It's a fun way to be outdoors enjoying each other's company. However, my toddler is at the age where he doesn't like to ride in his stroller anymore. I do agree that he needs exercise and should get to walk but … [Read more...]

Stocking Stuffer Idea- Fash’ems & Mash’ems

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I received free product samples for review purposes. All opinions are my own. I have really enjoyed finding some fun stocking stuffers to share with you. Today I have Mash'ems and Fash'ems for you. These cute toys are perfect for your little girls and boys stockings. Fash'ems Fash'ems are little squishy My Little Pony toys that have squishy accessories that go with them. They are available in tons of different My Little Pony characters. Mash'ems Mash'ems are superhero squishy toys … [Read more...]

Littlest Pet Shop Party – My Way

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I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for Littlest Pet Shop. I received a sample to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating. All opinions are my own. My daughter loves Littlest Pet Shop. She watches the show and loves the toys. We had a ton of the "old" style Littlest Pet Shop toys but cleared things out when I found out about a Littlest Pet Shop party I would get to host thanks to Influence-Central. I was sent an awesome … [Read more...]

New Features of Skylanders Trap Team

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I received a product to review in my Holiday Gift Guide. All opinions are my own. Last year my family was introduced to Skylanders Swap Force during my Holiday Gift Guide. I was so excited for my family to play a new game and get to know new characters. Of course, everyone loved the game so much and we collected a few more characters throughout the year. This year I'm so excited about Skylanders Trap Team and the new game play this game offers! Activision sent me the Skylanders Trap Team … [Read more...]

Super Heroes at Build A Bear

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I received a gift card to have a Super Hero experience at Build a Bear. All opinions are my own. My 5-year-old is obsessed with super heroes. Especially Captain America! So I decided to surprise him with a trip to Build a Bear because they have some new Super Hero options. Now available is: Batman, Captain America, Spiderman, Superman and we as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles! When we approached the store he started getting excited and asked if we could go inside. We did. When he saw the … [Read more...]

Bringing the Past to the Present

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Disclosure: I'm so happy to team up with YesVideo to discuss how their services saved my precious memories. All opinions are 100% my own. If you are like most Americans you have stacks of old media that is completely outdated! Some of this media might even be on tapes or sources you can't even play or watch anymore. With all the changes in technology, a lot of old ways of recording and capturing events are now so outdated, there isn't a way to see them again. When I graduated from … [Read more...]

Stuffed Animals That Do Tricks

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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

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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...]

50 Road Trip Games by Deckopedia

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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...]

Toy State – Amazing Toys

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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...]

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...]

LISTERINE: The Oral Health Heros at Our House

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for LISTERINE. I received samples for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. In the past year, oral health has had an increased focus at our house and some of the things that have helped us to do that are these products from LISTERINE. Whenever I think of LISTERINE I always think of mouth wash but they also offer other oral health care products that I really like. Floss There are … [Read more...]

Flutterbye Fairy – A Hot Holiday Toy

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I received a product for review and compensation for this post. All opinions are mine own. Remember when I told you about the #ChosenByKids toy tester events at Walmart? We went to that event and it was a lot of fun, mostly because it seemed like no one else in the store cared it was happening so we had the toys to ourselves. Demonstrated at the event were Doh Vinci, Flutterbye Fairies, Kinetic Sand and Little Live Pets. The lady running the event was most interested in the Doh Vinci … [Read more...]