Toy Haul for Charity

Last week we did a crazy huge toy haul at Walmart. And we donated it all to charity! The kids had so much fun selecting special goodies for those less fortunate and it was a great way to show them they could help “give back” as well. Our kids are so fortunate, I find I’m […]

Thomas Wooden Railway Early Engineers Giveaway

Win it! We’re giving away this Roundabout Station from Thomas’s new line of Early Engineer products which are geared for toddlers that is also compatible with all Thomas Wooden Railway systems. Entry details below. Value $25. 1 winner will be selected. We clicked this Early Engineers Roundabout set right into our regular Thomas train tracks […]

American Girl Shine On Now Charity Campaign

Girls can change the world. And American Girl is kicking off a fantastic campaign this summer from July 13th, 2010 until July 31st to donate $1 million dollars for food, clothes, books, dolls, and money to 4 fantastic charities. I’m thrilled to be a Parent Partner to help promote this campaign. My 4 yr old […]

Vtech Tech Toys: MobiGo Touchscreen Review & Giveaway

Win it! We just had a chance to review a pre-launch tech toy from Vtech called the MobiGo. It will be available on July 15th, 2010 and it really is a leap in technology for the preschool set. Geared for kids 3- 8 yrs old. Pricepoint – $59.99 and cartridges will be available for $19.99. […]

The Pillow Pets Commercial

What’s up with the Pillow Pets? Are your kids totally enchanted with this product? Given our $16 cable package we assumed we did not get Sprout TV and thus missed out on the Pillow Pet phenomenon last year. Randomly, a month ago we discovered the Sprout channel when we were reprogramming our TV stations. The […]

The Cedar Cottage Playhouse by Backyard Discovery

Take a video tour of our new playhouse! The house that Dad built……. Our new cedar cottage from Backyard Discovery is totally charming and the cedar smell is wonderful.  The kids adore it and are most fascinated with the door – playing knock knock again and again. 4 yr old Kenzie is also captivated by […]

The Fake Mustache

This surprise for the kids was well worth the 50 cent price tag at our grocery store gumball machine. What a treasure. Who knew a fake mustache could be so fun? (Note: A fake mustache will age you 30 years regardless of your gender. Kenzie’s entire demeanor and posture altered while wearing this sticky piece […]