I Found It! The Gift For The Person Who Has Everything!

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This is it - the gift for that impossible to buy for person on your list:Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty. I friggin' love this stuff! It's an all-play toy meets office desk that's good for all ages. This isn't your ordinary putty - there are several different kinds and they all do something pretty amazing. For starters, they bounce like … [Read more...]

Cute Gifts for Strawberry Shortcake Fans

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This review was written by guest writer Jen. I have distinct and fond memories of my Strawberry Shortcake doll from my childhood, especially the amazing strawberry smell! When I discovered that this same doll with the same yummy smell could still be purchased today, I was so super excited to get one for my 4 1/2 year old daughter! The classic … [Read more...]

Skyrocket Toys Video Drones: A Toy For the Big Kid On Your List #SkyViperDrones

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Toys R Us has named the SkyViper v950 Video Drone as one of it's 2015 Holiday Hot Toys, which is no surprise. I feel like these video drones are HOT HOT HOT for the tech-savvy kid and I have seen a number of kids flying them lately. The Sky Viper Drones are in their 3rd generation and in one word they are just: awesome. This is just an all play … [Read more...]

Puppy In My Pocket: The Little Girl Toy I May Be Buying My Husband For Christmas #MomMixer

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Okay, do you guys want to see something funny? Check this out. So a little over a week ago, I hosted Mom Mixer in Philly. My husband is always my photographer the day of the event; I'm typically running around like a lunatic and too crazy to remember to get any decent photos. So hubby, who doesn't do photos or anything social media-related for … [Read more...]

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...]