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...]

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...]

Two New Addicting Apps

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Today's post is gonna be a short one.  Sorry for the radio silence folks but I've been busy enjoying the surf & sun in Sea Isle, New Jersey for the last few days!  I'm gonna get myself back into the swing of things today hopefully but wanted to share with you guys two quick new apps that we discovered in the past week and CAN NOT put … [Read more...]

Tiggly Shapes – Toddler Interactive iPad Toys

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Tiggly Shapes are awesome! My three year daughter Fiona absolutely loves playing with my "hi-pad" so when we received toys that are interactive with her favorite gadget, she was pretty excited. The set came with a felt storage bag containing four shapes - circle, square, triangle and star as well as three free apps to download. Anyone can download … [Read more...]

I Don’t Know if I Should Be Proud or Ashamed: We Finished Super Mario Wii U!

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Santa brought the WiiU for Christmas and along with the Wii came this New Super Mario Brothers WiiU ($44.99 on Amazon) game and it only reminded me how much we love the Nintendo brand as we started playing this non-stop after Christmas and now, a week later, we have completed the game! Like I said in the headline, I'm not sure if I should be … [Read more...]

Minecraft T-Shirts on BIG Sale at Kohls.com!

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Happened to notice that these Minecraft t-shirts at Kohls.com are now on sale - we paid full price a few weeks ago!  My kids get comments ALL. THE. TIME when they are wearing these.  Just yesterday in Hershey, Nate had one of his tees on and apparently some kid in line said to him, "dude, do you even hear me talking to you?  I'm talking to you … [Read more...]

Are you Pre-Ordering Disney Infinity? {Amazon Deal for Bonus Figure}

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You can now order Disney's Infinity which, if you haven't heard of it yet, is pretty much Disney's answer to Skylanders.  It's a multi-platform game that comes with interchangeable Disney figures that come to life on the game. Check out the list of retailers you can pre-order Disney Infinity on.  I like the Disney Infinity deal on Amazon, where … [Read more...]

12 Best Minecraft Parody Songs

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Two years in and the Minecraft obsession in our house hasn't waned.  We have a server, Minecraft toys and regularly have someone playing at our house.  My 9 year old is the big player but my 6 year old has gotten into the action recently too. One of the ways they take Minecraft "offline" when we're in the car or on the go is via Minecraft parody … [Read more...]

Free Apps on iTunes TODAY ONLY

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iTunes celebrates its five year anniversary today (!) and to celebrate some otherwise paid apps are free.  I've downloaded a few today and they include: Tiny Wings (fun game for everyone in the family!  We had the free version up 'til now, happy to have the full version now) Traktor DJ - everyone seems to rave about this one! Infinity … [Read more...]

Nintendo 3DS Review: Luigi’s Mansion

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Knowing that I was going to have my kids in one space for close to eight hours while I hosted a work event last weekend, I knew I had to bring out the big guns for entertainment.  Cole (6) had been seeing the commercials for Luigi's Mansion - Dark Moon, a new game from Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS and I ended up caving and buying it for both boys … [Read more...]