Hot Toy Release: The Latest From Skylanders – Skylanders SuperChargers

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It's that time of year again - Skylanders time! They have released their latest game, Skylanders SuperChargers. The new schtick with this year's game is the add-on of cars and vehicles. The starter pack comes with one vehicle (you can buy more at your local store for an additional price, of course) and the cars can go on land, water and in the air. … [Read more...]

Girls with Superpowers: I Am Elemental Action Figures For Girls #BBNYC #SweetSuite15

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I have many reviews coming for you guys from last week's trip to New York City. I went to a bunch of blogging events but my favorite is Sweet Suite, put on by Blogger Bash. It's one night where all the best toy companies come together to showcase their latest. I loved walking around and seeing what's new and will share some goodies with you moving … [Read more...]

Beating Summertime Boredom with Kiwi Crate

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This isn't our first review with Kiwi Crate but it's been awhile. The last box we got was in 2011! So let me give you the update: is a monthly subscription based service. Each month your box comes with two crafts or projects for your kids to interact with. All the pieces are there and there are fun instructions included. There's … [Read more...]

Stomp Rocket Summer Fun with the POOF Rocket Battle Blast Deluxe Dueling Set


We've tried a lot of stomp rockets in our backyard over the years. They need replacing every few years because we inevitably lose the rockets over time. The latest we're trying is POOF's Rocket Battle Blast Deluxe Dueling Set ($39.99 normally, on sale for $21.30 on Amazon) The fun piece to this stomp rocket is that it comes with TWO! … [Read more...] Review: Lego Rental Service


A couple of weeks ago, I had a MEGA purge in our basement of like 80% of our boys' toys. It was awesome. I was able to get rid of a ton of things they play with but the one toy genre that I couldn't touch because they are sacred in our house was Legos. We have dozens of Lego sets and drawers full of Legos - we're a huge Lego family and both of my … [Read more...]

We Got an Xbox One & What My Kids Are Playing

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Nate has been bothering me for several months now about wanting an Xbox One.  We have a Wii U and had an Xbox 360 and he really didn't play the Xbox much so I didn't see why he would suddenly start playing an Xbox One. But all of his friends were apparently on the One - but playing games like Call of Duty so I told him I was not starting with … [Read more...]

Last Minute Gift Idea For A Girl: Orbeez

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Is it totally shameful that I kind of want one of these for me?  The Orbeez Body Spa ($49.99, is an inflatable seat that you fill with Orbeez beads (6000 come with the product!)  They are soft and the chair vibrates while you sit in it - helloooo comfortable?  It runs on C battaries and the idea is that you don't use all 6000 beads at … [Read more...]

Buy One, Get One 50% Off & Free Shipping: Games at Target

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Right now, Target has buy one, get one half-off on board games!  I discovered it when I was linking to this Marvel Ultimate Spiderman Face Off Dice Game which I received a copy of in the mail and I think it's a fun holiday gift for boys this season. I liked the Marvel Ultimate Spiderman Face Off Dice Game because it's a cute and quick little … [Read more...]