8 Books You Should Read (Cozy Up with a Book If You’re About to Get Snowed On!)

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We're expecting anywhere from 6 inches to 27 inches of snow this weekend according to the weather experts. I've seen so many varied posts on Facebook and online on what we should expect with this big snowstorm this week but I think at this point it's safe to say we are getting SOME SNOW and will most likely be having a snow day or two in the … [Read more...]

Make More Time For You in 2016: Get Tips How with The Fringe Hours ($1.99 Today!)

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Friends, when was the last time you made some time for yourself? You're laughing, right? At the suggestion? I know. I struggle often to find any time for myself with work, family live and general craziness. But you can do it! Early last year, I brought you a review of my blogger friend Jessica's book, The Fringe Hours. Her book helps you find … [Read more...]

Eye Found It!: A Cute Game for Kiddos Who Like Hidden Picture Games

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My boys have always been into those books with hidden pictures or where you have to seek and find something on the page. And a couple of years ago, we had tried out an Eye Found It! game from Wonder Forge and have been playing it for years so I'm looking forward to giving Cole (9) this latest Eye Found It! game - Journey Through Time on … [Read more...]

I Found It! The Gift For The Person Who Has Everything!

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This is it - the gift for that impossible to buy for person on your list:Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty. I friggin' love this stuff! It's an all-play toy meets office desk that's good for all ages. This isn't your ordinary putty - there are several different kinds and they all do something pretty amazing. For starters, they bounce like … [Read more...]

Creativity For Kids: Make Your Own Snowglobe (This Was Adorable!)

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  Cole had the day off school earlier this weekand was a little bored in the afternoon. We went into the laundry room (aka also craft storage room) and pulled out this Make Your Own Snowglobe kit by Creativity for Kids that someone had given him last year. He proceeded to spend the next two hours making these two cute snow … [Read more...]

Cute Gifts for Strawberry Shortcake Fans

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This review was written by guest writer Jen. I have distinct and fond memories of my Strawberry Shortcake doll from my childhood, especially the amazing strawberry smell! When I discovered that this same doll with the same yummy smell could still be purchased today, I was so super excited to get one for my 4 1/2 year old daughter! The classic … [Read more...]

Skyrocket Toys Video Drones: A Toy For the Big Kid On Your List #SkyViperDrones

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Toys R Us has named the SkyViper v950 Video Drone as one of it's 2015 Holiday Hot Toys, which is no surprise. I feel like these video drones are HOT HOT HOT for the tech-savvy kid and I have seen a number of kids flying them lately. The Sky Viper Drones are in their 3rd generation and in one word they are just: awesome. This is just an all play … [Read more...]

Shopkins: A Top Hot Holiday Pick for Girls This Season

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I don't have a girl but I haven't been able to miss all the buzz around Shopkins this season. Have you seen these guys yet? They're adorable little collectables for girls ages 5 and up. There are 148 characters in the Shopkins set - the characters are cute little grocery themed dudes so the kiddos can collect anything from a fruit Shopkin to a … [Read more...]

Creative Fun for All Ages Toy: Sands Alive!

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Because it's really hard to buy TOYS for my boys these days, I wanted to showcase a few that they still play with as we near the holidays in the hopes of sharing with others who have difficult-to-buy for kids. I should note, I have a 9 year old and one who is about to turn 12 so we're definitely in tween I-want-technology-only land but the kid in … [Read more...]

School Zone’s Little Scholar: The Best Tablet for Kids Ages 3-7

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We've long been fans of School Zone - I used to buy their Hidden Picture and Educational books for Nate back when he was 4. (!). Of course my kids and School Zone have come a long way in the last 8 years. Introducing the latest amazing product from School Zone for preschoolers: School Zone's Little Scholar. It's a tablet designed specifically … [Read more...]