Celebrating Shark Week – Books & Education for Your Kids to Learn About Sharks

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It's Shark Week on the Discovery Channel!!  Yah!  This week in our house ranks up there with the Christmas in terms of excitement.  I keep waiting for my boys love of sharks to die down but each year it seems to only grow.  I would not be surprised if my 10 year old ended up as a marine biologist someday. So Shark Week officially started last … [Read more...]

Fun New Game: Tapple #SweetSuite14 #BBNYC

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So we're currently on vacation at the beach with some friends and I broke out Tapple a couple of nights ago.  It was a game that came in my Sweet Suite gift box and we thought we'd give it a try one night.  It's our new addiction!  This quick and fun game is great for both kids and parents and we've been playing it after hours adults only … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

LEGO Fans will Love these LEGO Watches! {Perfect Easter Basket Goody!}

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Everything is awesome... when you're wearing a LEGO Watch! I can't think of a better Easter basket goodie for your LEGO fan than one of these LEGO Kids Watches.  The watches run around $25 and they have Star Wars, Legends of Chima, Batman, Robin, LEGO Movie watches and more! Aren't these the cutest? Get one of these LEGO watches or one … [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...]

Preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse? Have No Fear, Nerf’s Got You Covered with the new Zombie Strike line!

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Whether it's preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse or it's just your little brother coming around the corner, Nerf's new line of Zombie Nerf Toys are sure to please in the fun category.  I literally laughed when I got the pitch for the Nerf Zombie Strike.  I love Zombies and I love Nerf so I'm tempted to forget the kids and get one of these all for … [Read more...]