American Girl Holiday Gift Ideas (Giveaway)

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Julie   In the 1970s, girls experienced all kinds of changes, and Julie’s story highlights many of them. She’s facing several challenges all at once—she’s moving away from her best friend, Ivy, starting over in a new home, and dealing with new issues at school. But with creativity and optimism, Julie learns to make a few changes ...

Your Santa Story Review and Giveaway

I LOVE Christmas. The holiday decorations, the shopping, the snow and the traditions. Now that I have kids, the traditions are even more special. Talking about Santa and setting up cookies on the fireplace Christmas Eve are memories that I cherish and I know that my children do as well. There is just nothing like ...

Aflac partners with Macy’s to Fight Pediatric Cancer (you can donate with a tweet) #AflacKids

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Aflac has teamed up with Macy's to offer the perfect holiday present: limited edition plush Holiday Ducks, which benefit pediatric cancer treatment and research. The 2012 Aflac Holiday Duck is very special - it was designed by Monica Sandoval, a 16 year old who has been battling leukemia for four years. This little Holiday Duck is ...

Hello Kitty Karaoke Machine (Giveaway) #HGG

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Sparklebee sent us their Hello Kitty Karaoke machine recently and we have been having so much fun with it! This karaoke machine is probably the cutest karaoke machine I've ever seen.  It's also the only one I've had at home.  Both my girls have inherited their mama's love for Hello Kitty so we've loved having "her" here. ...

iPieces Games for iPad by Pressman (Giveaway) #GiftGuide

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I have a FUN stocking stuffer idea for all of you who own iPads!  Pressman Toy has these fun new games that bring old school board games into the world of technology- the new line of iPieces!  These games are fun- the digital boards mean things can move, you can have sound effects, etc.  That's ...

The Perplexus Review – Holiday Gift Guide

  Have you seen the new Perplexus maze game from PlaSmart?  I have a feeling that this going to be BIG this holiday season.  This fun toy requires critical thinking, fine motor skills and NO batteries!  Great for kids ages 6 and up.  I was SO excited with the folks at Plasmart agreed to send me ...

Plasma Bike Review – Holiday Gift ideas!

Many of you may remember our review of the fabulous PlasmaCar from Plasmart last year. We have had so much fun with this toy that we immediately thought of them for this years Holiday Gift Guide. They have some GREAT new products that we were so excited to try out. The Plasma Bike is a ...

Holiday Gift Guide 2012 – Playmobil Advent Calendar Giveaway and Review

Christmas is quickly approaching and it's time to start thinking about holiday traditions and gifts for the kids!  I just love celebrating the holidays with my kids.  It's just so special to see the excitement and delight in their eyes.  This is why I try to incorporate a lot of family traditions into our holiday ...

My Photo Creations – Anza Flush Mount Album Review and Giveaway!! Holiday Gift Guide 2012

Department stores are putting up their holiday decorations which means that it is time start thinking about your holiday gift list! Long ago before kids, I used to have all my Christmas shopping done by Halloween. I always loved hand picking a personal item that would be significant to the recipient. I no longer have ...

HexBug Warriors Battling Robots Review

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     The newest members of the HexBug family arrived at our door and put a huge smile on my son's face.  We have other HexBugs but the HexBug Warriors Battling Robots come with a battle arena, interchangeable  mechanical weapons and armor to outmaneuver the rivals.  The set, which is for ages 6 and up, has ...