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Hexbug Warrior Battling Robots #Review

About a year ago, I introduced you to Hexbugs here on my blog. These are toys that all three of my kids love even though they are geared more towards boys. When I went to BlogHer this year I was introduced to Hexbug Warrior Battling Robots. They’re a really neat toy that has interchangeable body armor […]

Chicago Toy and Game Fair #Giveaway

This is my second giveaway for ChiTag this year. You’ll have a great time! The North Pole might as well be in Chicago the week before Thanksgiving, as over 25,000 visitors will head to Navy Pier to shop and play with thousands of toys and games on display from over 250 exhibitors. The 10th anniversary Chicago […]

Mega Bloks Lil’ Vehicles #Review & #Giveaway #FirstBuilders

Little Man got a nice surprise in the mail when he got to try out two Mega Bloks Lil’ Vehicles. He got Dylan the Dump Truck and Sonny the School Bus to play with. He was very excited and played with these the first day for a few hours. I need to be able to […]

Switch & Go Dinosaurs #Review

Meet Attila the Ankylosaurus and Brok the Brachiosaurus. They are Switch & Go Dinos from VTech. These are some of the coolest boy toys I’ve ever seen. Their price point is not bad, either, considering what they do. Atilla is priced at $24.96 on Amazon and Brok is $49.96 (others start around $15.99 each). I think these […]

Polly Pocket Playtime Pet Shop #Review

Monkey was so excited to see this Polly Pocket Playtime Pet Shop! She stood there and stared at it in awe until I would open it for her. It matters not how many little tiny toys she gets, she loves them all. She also absolutely loves animals, so this was the perfect play set for […]

VTech InnoTab 2 #Review

We were recently asked to give the VTech InnoTab 2 a try. Little Man was dying to pull it out of the box and try it. There are quite a few things I really like about the InnoTab 2. One of the things I like is that it can hold information for up to 4 kids […]

Beat the Boredom with Lunchables #Giveaway

Lunchables has teamed up with Tori Spelling to launch a national campaign that will fund up to $100,000 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America and their sport and recreation programs.  They want kids to “Never be bored again.” Spelling and the Lunchables team invite families to capture photos of boredom-busting activities and share them by visiting the “Never […]

Leap Frog Rock n’Learn Party

I was recently asked to have a party with my friend’s kids to show off the new Leap Frog Rockin Guitar and Touch Magic Learning Bus. We had to combine with another party so that all the kids had something to do, but all the kids actually played with the Rock n’Learn toys. We had […]

Realistic Baby Doll #Review & #Giveaway

Monkey was given the chance to adopt a new baby a few weeks ago. It was a Realistic Baby from JC Toys. She was so surprised and excited as she opened the box: It was instant love for her. She takes that baby everywhere. She loves to change her clothes and play with her. She […]

Neighborhood Toy Store Day

Can you believe that it’s time to start Christmas shopping? Didn’t we just do this? This year, instead of heading towards all the mass retailers, why not check out a Neighborhood toy store first! I was invited to an event in the city last week at Building Blocks Toy Store and had a blast. We […]

Family Dollar Event and $5 Coupon

Two weeks ago I got to go to an event with Family Dollar. I got to hang out with a bunch of Chicagoland bloggers for the evening. We got to have appetizers and drinks in a Penthouse suite in downtown Chicago. A few of the bloggers I met were Alicia, Jackie, and Maria. We got to […]

I want to win a Bounce House! #brandcation

I’m here at Brandcation, having a blast! One of the things we’re trying to win is a Bounce House. How awesome would it be to get a bounce house for my kids for Christmas? (Although it’d be better to save it for a birthday present in May since there’d be no snow on the ground […]

Fuzzoodles Fiesta! #FuzzoodlesFiesta

Today I was able to hold a Fuzzoodles Fiesta! When I invited my friends to come, their kids could NOT wait for the party. I felt like I lived under a rock, because I’d never heard of Fuzzoodles before. We had a great time. Since it was a Fiesta themed party I served Tostitos with […]

Chicago Toy and Game Fair #ChiTAG Giveaway

I’m visiting the Chicago Toy and Game Fair, how would you like to come along? The Chicago Toy & Game Fair is the only toy and game fair open to the public. Every Fall funseekers come from far and wide to join us for two whole days of previewing and playing the hottest and latest […]

Teacup Piggies Review

I was given a chance to review Teacup Piggies. These cute little pigs are claimed to be the Hottest Toy of the Holiday Season. My daughter really enjoyed playing with Princess for the few minutes she was allowed and she wants to ask Santa for one for Christmas. (My plan was to play with the […]