Max Steel brings us Superhero 2.0


I participated in this sponsored campaign viewing party and toy review of Max Steel for One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own.   The idea of superheroes has long fascinated so many of us- in print, television, the big screen- everyday life- the superhero represents the ultimate Good vs. Evil battles we'd all love to win- ...

Polly Pocket Zipline Adventure Pool to the rescue!

polly pocket zipline adventure pool

Disclosure: I participated in a campaign with  Mom Central Consulting for Polly Pocket toys. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   It's summer, it's hot, my kids want to swim all day long.  We have a pool here at the house and we're doing 6 weeks ...

Favorite game gift ideas – one size fits all!

farmville hungry hungry herd game

g" alt="apples to apples" width="500" height="500" /> Apples to Apples- There are so many versions of this game now- but really, it's fun for everyone and appropriate for anyone. If you have younger ones in your family, get the sets geared towards the younger kids- you'll all still have fun. I have the set for 7+ ...

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 ...

Unexpected Parenting News, continued- and I went shopping, of course.


Yesterday I shared with you some new words in my vocabulary: Alopecia Areata.  I did what many of my friends would do- I started poking around online.  Shopping is therapeutic- but this was a different kind of shopping for me. It's funny- looking around online - Bratz and Moxie Girlz both have dolls out with bald heads.  Moxie ...

Fijit Friends® Newbies

fijit friends newbies

Fijit Friends® Newbies are "pocket" sized, interactive friends that are just beyond adorable.  When you squeeze their cute little bodies, they purr and giggle.  Get them near a Fijit Friend, and get them giggling and purring- you just may see your Fijit Friend® dancing right along! There are 8 of the Newbies and each has it's own ...

Mattel’s Monster High celebrates Friday the 13th with a #Giveaway: 3 Winners

Monster High _Giveaway_Dress Up Kit (2)

  Mattel's NEW Frankie Stein doll from Monster High is  priced at  $4.13 to celebrate Friday the 13th!  To celebrate, I've been asked to host a giveaway for three of my readers to win some spook-tacular prizes. Spooktacular Friday-the-13th Monster High favorite, Frankie Stein here to thrill you! Get the latest edition to the Monster High dolls collection at ...

Save $5 off $20 on Cars 2 Toys

cars 2 toys coupon

Print this FAST- it'll only be available until March 8th!! Save $5 off any $20 Mattel Cars products!

Mattel’s Disney Princess Water Toys (Giveaway)

swimming ariel

Pool or tub, water toys are a blast for little ones (and their adults, often times.  Mattel sent us  Disney Princess Swimming Ariel – Water play is a splash away with the Disney Princess Swimming Ariel!  Turn the seashell at Ariel’s waist and then place her into the water to see her really swim.  Watch as ...