Toys

Create the Ultimate Silly Character with Marvel Super Hero Mashers

by Chrystal Johnson February 6, 2014

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Marvel Super Hero Mashers. All opinions are my own. As big movie buffs in our house, we have, of course watched all of the “Super Hero Movies,” as the girls call them. They love watching Captain America, X-Men, The Hulk, The Avengers and whatever action […]

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Win a Cuddly, Nostalgic Bommerscheim Buddies Toy

by Shai Smith December 4, 2013

Thousands of parents across the world face the ‘lovey’ dilemma, where toddlers become so attached to one particular blanket or stuffed toy that their world seemingly ends when that toy is lost or needs to be washed. I managed to, somehow, escape this whole ordeal with my nine-year-old daughter, but my toddler son has more […]

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Pinypon Weekend Getaway Hotel Available Exclusively at Costco

by Chrystal Johnson December 1, 2013

Last night I shared a post with you about the Pinypon Ski Lodge and the Snow Car. I just think this brand is so adorable that I wanted to let you know about another Pinypon set that is available exclusively at Costco – the Pinypon Weekend Getaway Hotel. This super cute set comes with 50 […]

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Pinypon Snow Ski Lodge and Snow Adventure Car & Tow {Giveaway}

by Chrystal Johnson November 30, 2013

Around this time every year, I have the girls go through their room and get rid of any toys they no longer play with because I know they will be getting a flood of exciting new toys for Christmas. One new toy that they are going to be thrilled to play with this year is […]

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Gift Idea for Your Budding Scientist: Gears! Gears! Gears! Wacky Factory

by Chrystal Johnson November 29, 2013

Zoë has always had a huge interest in science and math in addition to art and music. So I like to provide her with plenty of toys that encourage those interests. One toy that we have and she enjoys is the Gears! Gears! Gears! Wacky Factory in a Bucket Special Edition from MMP Living. This […]

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Score Amazing Educational Toys for Kids from Museum Tour {Giveaway}

by Chrystal Johnson November 25, 2013

Can you believe that Christmas is only a month away? Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? I am doing pretty good at this point, but I do still have some shopping left. Many people across the country do much of their shopping on Black Friday. Instead of fighting the crowd this year, why not […]

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Make Reading More Interactive with Read with Me Scout from LeapFrog

by Chrystal Johnson November 7, 2013

My girls love story time. Mommy usually reads books and Daddy tells them “Little Brian Stories” (stories about him as a little boy – only they don’t realize the stories are about him). They love hearing stories and it’s really exciting because Zoë is learning to read. So anytime we get a new book or […]

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Shop Local with Brilliant Sky Toys & Books this Christmas

by Chrystal Johnson October 27, 2013

Are you looking for a local toy or book store to shop at for Christmas presents this year? If there’s one in your area, check out Brilliant Sky Toys & Books. They aren’t your typical toy store. Brilliant Sky Toys & Books has a focus on enrichment, enlightenment and enjoyment. They even offer concierge-style customer […]

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Christmas Gift Idea: Fairy Tale High Dolls

by Chrystal Johnson October 20, 2013

Almost as soon as Zoë turned 5, she decided she was a big girl and gave most of her baby dolls to her little sister. A lot of the girls in her class are into Monster High dolls. I had no idea that was even a “thing” until we went to a recent birthday party. […]

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Learning Resources New Sprouts Ring It Up Cash Register {Giveaway}

by Chrystal Johnson September 28, 2013

My kids have always been fascinated with cash registers and money, but it’s one toy they never had! That is until Learning Resources sent us their New Sprouts Ring It Up Cash Register to review. It’s a very basic cash register, but it’s perfect for the age range it’s designed for: ages 2 to 4. […]

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