Toy Review: the Highly-Addicting & Fun Wubble Ball #bbnyc {with Video}

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I had a chance to check out the Wubble Ball at last week's Blogger Bash in New York City.  I brought one home to my boys and we have been having a blast playing with it. So what is a Wubble Ball? This toy looks like a bubble but you can play around with it like it's a big bouncy ball. I know how that sounds - like, what's the big deal? I … [Read more...]

MiaMily HIPSTER: 9 Ways To Carry Your Baby

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As a new mom you quickly realize that babies like to be held, and if we are being honest that doesn't change as your child gets older. My son is now over 3 1/2 and he still wants to be carried as much as possible. This can be tough on the arms and back. That is where the new MiaMily HIPSTER can come to the rescue. With HIPSTER, you will get to … [Read more...]

Coming Soon: LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Game {WiiU, Xbox, Playstation} #bbnyc

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At Blogger Bash last week, I got a chance to check out the new LEGO game, Batman 3 Beyond Gotham and it looks fab!   It's a fun one because Batman and his allies head to outer space in this game that will be available for the Xbox 360, Xbox Live, Wii U, Playstation 3, 4 & Vita and Nintendo DS. There are more than 150 characters to unlock … [Read more...]

25% Off Backpacks & Lunchpacks at LandsEnd.com #backtoschool

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It's back to school time, people!  I know it's hard to think about in July but before we all know it, summer will be over and the kiddos will be boarding the school bus. If you're super organized, you'll want to take advantage of this great sale going on with LandsEnd.com on backpacks and lunch boxes.  At checkout‚ manually enter the Promotion … [Read more...]

10 Summer Crafts for Kids

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  Although summer might fly by for kids, it can feel long for parents trying to entertain their children. There’s only so much running around a kid can do… If you’re a parent struggling to find ways to keep your children active and entertained, try having a craft day. These ten summer crafts will give you weeks of fun and … [Read more...]

How-To Set Up a Minecraft Server for Your Kids {SO EASY! Less than 5 minutes!}

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My status on Facebook the other day announced that I was setting up a new Minecraft server for my kids.  I'm no longer amazed at how many kids are playing Minecraft but I was taken back by all the responses of folks either being impressed because they thought I was some kind of tech whiz. It's so amazingly easy that I'm almost embarrassed to … [Read more...]

4th of July Round-Up #4thofJuly

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Since I'm currently on vacation (posts coming soon!  Follow me on Instagram for photos of our #familytraveldiary trip in the south), I'm giving a quick throw back post and listing all of the cool 4th of July posts I've had on Mommies Style over the past few years.  We're home next week and I just know the fourth is going to sneak up on me so this … [Read more...]

Great Pool & Beach Toys for Under $20

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Hooray for summer, hot weather and many weeks of beach and pool time ahead of us!! $5 Boogie Boards at Five Below!   Diving Sticks, $8.04 on Amazon Swimways Spring Float Papasan, $19.99 4-pack Water Blaster, $11.99 Melissa & Doug Shark Toss & Catch Set, $12.16 Can you Dig It Sand Tools, $14.95 (My boys met Sandman Matt, … [Read more...]

Marvel Superheroes Coming to Disney Infinity! #gaming #DisneyInfinity

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We have Disney Infinity on our Xbox 360 and my kids enjoyed it and played for awhile but they've definitely lost interest since the winter.  Today, I received this email that announced that Marvel Superheroes are coming to Disney Infinity!  My boys are going to be all over this one and you can bet we're going to be picking up this game again … [Read more...]

The “I’m Bored” Kids Summer Check List

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I'm seeing a lot of Summer Bucket List and Summer Activity lists floating around lately.  For most of us Moms, this summer isn't our first rodeo and while we're all looking forward to the lack of homework and scheduling, we know what's also coming with the summer weeks ahead.  I'm booorrrrrred will definitely come out of my boys mouths many times … [Read more...]