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. ┬áHer best feature is this ultra long hair … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more