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2015 Holiday Toy Guide

By On November 20, 2015

This year, I have done some research on toys I think will be popular for Christmas. I decided to look for toys that aren’t just video games and Barbie dolls. I wanted… Read More


Fun Baby Bath Toys

By On August 3, 2015

Learning through play is the primary way young children learn and practice new skills. Bath toys can provide hours of entertainment and education for kids. When selecting bath toys make sure there… Read More


Product Review: WowWee Elektrokidz

By On June 10, 2015

My son enjoys toys that respond to him and are interactive. I guess it makes him feel powerful being in control of something and giving it silly commands. When we received the… Read More


Product Review: Bentley the Robot Dog

By On December 17, 2014

Meet Bentley! He is one of the hottest toys on everyone’s Christmas list. Well, maybe not everyone, but a lot of you with small kids.  I just knew that these robot toys… Read More


Product Review: MiP

By On October 24, 2014

This year I decided not to wait until the last minute to figure out what to buy everyone for Christmas. When I see something I like that I know would be just… Read More

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Arts & Crafts

10 Educational Toys Made From Recycled Items

By On April 22, 2014

Earth Day is a yearly reminder to consider our role in protecting the environment. Parents can make a positive impact by creating fun, educational toys from everyday items that may initially seem… Read More


Crazy Forts – Just Add Bedsheets for Endless Fun

By On March 12, 2014

Crazy Forts is the new thing and they are super fun! Invite some friends over and build some crazy forts! Super fun and easy to use. The princess & glow-in-the-dark ones mixed… Read More


5 Reasons Why the Elf on the Shelf is a Major Headache!

By On December 9, 2013

While visiting Santa this past weekend, my daughter asked one of the elves if they had heard of her elf (on the shelf) named Toodles. When the elf responded, “Of course!!! I… Read More


Tech Talk: The Official LEGO® Channel on YouTube

By On February 5, 2013

LEGO® has just released their official channel on YouTube. This channel is so wonderful for parents and children. You can build playlists for your kids to watch and challenge each other to… Read More


Hot New iPad & iPhone Toys

By On January 4, 2013

Aside from the copious amount of games offered in Apple’s App Store, toy manufacturer’s are making toys that give playing with an app a whole new experience. Instead of just playing on… Read More


Holiday Gift Guide 2012

By On December 14, 2012

It’s that time again. It’s Christmas time! Besides raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, these are a few of our favorite things. We have spent months putting this together and today,… Read More


Gibout Toys Blocks: Summer & Vacation Approved

By On July 10, 2012

Gibout Toys wins Dr. Toy “Best Vacation Toys 2012” Award & PTPA (Parent Tested Parent Approved) Summer Award Winner of 2012 and with good reason. We’ve talked about Gibout Toys and their… Read More


Giveaway: Adorable Gibout Blocks

By On March 21, 2012

This giveaway has ended. Winner has been announced below. You have probably seen us mention Gibout Toys on our facebook recently. We were absolutely smitten over a photo they posted that included… Read More

Toy Assortment

FAO Schwarz: Celebrating its 150th Anniversary!

By On February 22, 2012

Since 1862, one brand has embodied whimsical, high-quality, innovative toys. Now celebrating its 150th Anniversary, FAO Schwarz is marking this rare milestone in the world of retail by unveiling a special gallery featuring prototype, original… Read More


TOYconomy – No Fuss, Award Winning Toy Rental Service

By On February 7, 2012

Toy rental… It’s the new smart, no fuss way for your kids to enjoy toys without breaking the bank. If you’re wondering… “why toy rental?” TOYconomy explains it best, “If your kids… Read More


Snuggle My, Huggle My Wuggle Pets.

By On January 31, 2012

I know you have seen that commercial or at least heard your child singing that song. Wuggle Pets are the new must have activity-toy for little ones that is winning the hearts… Read More

Arts & Crafts

Mini Me Papers

By On December 4, 2011

Extra Extra! Read all about it! Have you seen these adorable “Mini Me Papers” that are flying off the press (err sewing machine) created by mamapreneur Alison James of7x7xMommy? Inspired by her very… Read More

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Tegu- Simple Magnetic Blocks

By On October 11, 2011

What is Tegu? They aren’t just your average blocks, that’s for sure! They are eco-friendly, magnetic, Honduran wooden blocks. These are seriously the coolest blocks I have ever seen! Plus they are… Read More

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Top Trend: Swoop Bags – Sturdy. Simple. Designed to last.

By On September 22, 2011

Welcome to Jessica’s Top Thursday. Each week, I will feature a new Top Trend, Top 10 or Top List. I will mention some of our favorite items, tips, ideas, recipes and more.… Read More


Build A Dream Playhouses

By On August 21, 2011

You know that saying? “Why buy the toys?! They’d rather play with the box!” It’s so true. Those little stinkers always want to play with the packaging! Miles is always asking for… Read More