New LEGO Ninjago 3DS Game: LEGO Ninjago Nindroids

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If you happen to have any LEGO Ninjago fans in your house, you won't want to miss the news for the latest game - LEGO Ninjago Nindroids.  It's available for both the Nintendo 3DS and the Playstation Vita.  The game is based on the first five episodes of the new LEGO Ninjago Rebooted TV show.  There's more than 30 action packed levels and players … [Read more...]

10 Favorite Toys From #SweetSuite14: New Skylanders & Toys We Are STOKED FOR! #BBNYC

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A little over a week ago, I attended Blogger Bash in NYC - a great 2-day event full of blogger goodness.  One of the events during the 2-day affair was the epic Sweet Suite, from the Big Toy Book.  This event brings together bloggers and brands for a night of play - toy companies display their latest and greatest on the market and the bloggers get … [Read more...]

Back to School Fashion with OshKosh B’Gosh, Plus Special 25% Coupon Code For You #OshKoshFirstDay #FashionFriday

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OshKosh B'Gosh is just one of those iconic kids clothing companies that has been in my head for years as a high quality children's clothing company. I remember wearing Oshkosh B'Gosh myself as a child. They've been around a long time (established in 1895) and while the style has changed a lot over the years, the quality has not. You know you are … [Read more...]

Gold Emblem Summertime Snacking At Camp & the Pool @CVS_Extra

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Cole asked me the other day how many weeks were left of summer vacation.  We got out the calendar and counted... and realized that we have 6 weeks left.  That's it!  This summer is flying by and we're already halfway there.  I feel like we just started. It's been a whirlwind of road trips, pool time and weeks and camp.  The weather's been great … [Read more...]

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...]