Toy Review: Captain America Toys for Your Marvel Fan #MomMixer

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Halloween night, my boys went out dressed as Thor and Captain America. So when Hasbro came to Mom Mixer on November 1st, you guys can see what they were excited to check out: Nate is holding the Marvel Captain America Super Soldier Gear Stealthfire Toy, $19.99. It not only acts as a shield but has a hidden missile launcher that comes with 4 … [Read more...]

Just Play Toys: Bringing Back my Childhood with Care Bears #MomMixer

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This colorful display of Care Bears adorned the Just Play Toys at Mom Mixer last week.  It was such a hit.  I still remember when Care Bears came out.  I was just a tiny bit too old to actually have one but I totally wanted one! Anyway, I may seriously have to ask Santa to bring one for each of my kids and I may end up getting this as one of … [Read more...]

Elsa & Frozen Fans: Check Out This Snowflake Light Dance Toy

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Got a Frozen fan in your house? I'm kind of wanting this for ME after getting back into the tv show Once Upon a Time, which is featuring Elsa this year as their villianess! Toy company Uncle Milton Toys has an entire line of Frozen toys for the Elsa fan in your house. I have long been a fan of Uncle Milton Toys - their toys always seem ingenious … [Read more...]

VRUM: The Children’s Ride On Toybox

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As a parent you learn quickly that a multifunctional toy is a good thing. If one toy can take the place of three would you want to hear more about that? I know I did, and that is was I was so excited to try out the VRUM ride on storage case . With eight fun character cases to choose from the VRUM ($49.99)  is a 3-in-1 children's product.  You can … [Read more...]

GO BIG: the Nerf Mega Thunderbow Blaster

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When the Nerf Mega Thunderbow Blaster came in the mail, and I realized what it was, I quickly ushered it upstairs before my husband and boys could see.  I opened the box, loaded it up and then snuck back downstairs.  Then, I unleashed.  Much laughter followed and my boys were more than happy to add his ginormous Nerf product to their already large … [Read more...]

Toy Review – Crashlings: Cute & Fun for Kids

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My boys have been having fun with Crashlings, the latest craze in the toy world.  I'd say these are more boy-friendly than girl but lately I've found that all of my boys' girl friends seem to be totally into things like aliens so I'm gonna go with this toy being an all play for both sexes!  Crashlings are a line of little aliens (you can see from … [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...]

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...]

Kinetic Sand – This Stuff is Addicting

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A big hit in our house recently is Kinetic Sand from Brookstone.  However they make it, it reminds me of a cross between beach sand and play doh.  The nice part is that it's not a huge mess like normal sand would be - it sticks together, but it still feels like sand and it molds like it would on the beach.  It never dries out and it has some … [Read more...]