Doc McStuffins: Friendship is the Best Medicine

doc mcstuffins friendship is the best medicine

"I feel better, so much better, thank you Doc for takin' all the ouchies away........." This is my 3 year old's favorite song.  She sings it 100 times a day, usually with a stethoscope and doctor kit in hand.  Why?  She's playing Doc McStuffins of course, Disney's adorable new kid-doctor who helps her toy friends get ...

Joie Shop Makes the Kitchen Fun Again (Giveaway)

joie monster fun pops

Listen, I'm an adult. I'm 38. I have a house, a husband, and three children.  That doesn't mean I have to have to be all adult and serious-like all of the time, especially not in the kitchen.  Joie recently reached out and asked if I'd like to check out some of their products - immediately ...

Waverly and the Magic Seashells Review and Giveaway

waverly and the magic seashells

There's a tiny new mermaid on the toy scene and she's poised to make a big splash in the toy world.  Waverly, a 3 inch mermaid from Azarella, the home of real mermaids, loves to spend time hanging out in her first-of-its-kind Magic Seashell with her pets Gumbo and Zuli.  Waverly loves to sing and ...

Polly Pocket’s Playtime Pet Shop & Friends Finish First DVD

polly pocket playtime pet shop

My kids love animals.  The love to play with them, either our family pets or toys.  They dress them up, play house, school, and whatever else comes into their minds.  They've been playing a lot with Polly Pocket's Playtime Pet Shop for the past few weeks- a cute new playset from the Polly Pocket folks ...

Kidorable Hooded Towels (Discount & Giveaway)

kidorable fairy towel

My kids have kind of outgrown all of our fun towels.  It's kind of sad, for me.  I know they will grow older, but can't they have fun and be super cute while growing older?  I was happy to see Kidorable’s current Hooded Towel promotion.  Adorable and FUN towels that are big enough even for my ...

Western Chief’s Butterfly Raingear Review & Giveaway

HelloKittyScenic-Red umbrella

Every girl needs an adorable rain ensemble to wear when she's out and about and it's raining, right?  I mean, puddle jumping is fun regardless of your attire, but puddle jumping in Butterfly boots?  It just adds a little something, you know?  Thanks to Western Chief, my littlest one has a Butterfly raingear ensemble- an ...

Mod Straps Review & Giveaway

mod strap premium strap with cap saver

I think I love accessories more than anything else when it comes to fashion.  A long time ago, it was shoes.  Then I got pregnant, and my feet grew. They got wider and they got longer.  My attention shifted to diaper bags.  I thought I'd return to my roots, and be a shoe girl again, ...

Leapfrog’s Touch Magic Toys (Party)

leap frog touch magic rockin guitar

Leapfrog has been a go-to brand for many kinds of toys since my oldest was a baby.  The Leapfrog Learning table has been purchased by us many times for gifts, and probably will continue to be for a very long time.  It isn't the only thing we've loved by Leapfrog, but it's one of the ...

Back to School (and beyond!) with Staples (Giveaway)

staples apple tape dispenser

Have you been to Staples lately? I won't lie, I'd not been in  a very long time (at least not for more than printer ink and paper reams) and was more than delighted to hear and see  that they've got some very, very fun items for back to school....even for those of us who aren't ...

New fall fragrances from Yankee Candle (Giveaway 2 winners)

yankee candle scents fall 2012

About 15 years ago, my friend Cathie surprised me on my birthday with a gift bag.  Inside that bag was my first "tart warmer" with some tea lights and Yankee Candle tarts.  I was hooked after about eleven millionths of a second.  A love affair began that day, back in 1997? 1998? I can't even ...