Toy Review: Last Bit of Summer Fun with Bunch O Balloons

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We had way too much fun playing with Zuru's Bunch O' Balloons when we were visiting my parents in North Carolina earlier in August. Looking to have some last minute summer fun while it's still warm out? This is the toy for your kiddos. What can I say? Water balloons are fun for all ages but filling them up and tying them can be a PITA. … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

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, Target.com) 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...]

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...]