Let’s Rock Elmo!

Big news in Elmo’s World this week! The new Let’s Rock Elmo toys will release on Tuesday September 20th. I suspect here will be all kinds of craziness as Elmo is known to induce this frenzy in kids and parents whenever a giant new innovation like this is released for my favorite red furry friend. […]

Chatting with Harry Connick Jr. & his daughter Kate about American Girl

Oh I love when a company I adore partners with just the right celeb for a project. American Girl, a company I very much admire for their “in store” experience and the positive messages they promote for young girls, has teamed up with Harry Connick Jr. and his daughter Kate with the launch of their […]

Obsessed with Special Agent Oso

The kids are nuts for this new toy. It’s definitely going to be an all time fave as our rule is that if the kids play with it for more than 1 day, it’s a great toy. This command center has been going on missions non stop since we opened it on Friday. Take a […]

American Girl Kanani Giveaway

I am SOOO excited about the American Girl 2011 Girl of the Year, Kanani Akina from the lush tropical paradise of Hawaii. Here we are enjoying her story at bedtime. Aloha style! Kanani’s story is all about sharing the Aloha Spirit and she is a gorgeous doll.  Her best feature is this ultra long hair […]

Random Acts of Zhu

Today, we donated 104 Zhu Zhu Pets as my kids and I joined forces with the Zhu Zhu Pets to do “Random Acts of Zhu” and give toys to children in need. Here we are loading up the car to drop off all the cute fuzzy pets – along with King Zhu pets complete with […]

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 […]