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2017 Holiday Gift Guide, Gifts for Kids

The Magical World of Luna Petunia Toys #NCGiftGuide #AD

I have many nieces that just adore Luna Petunia. It made it’s debut on Netflix and has not left their hearts since.  A little girl who is like any other until she enters her special world where anything impossible is possible. Sounds pretty magical right? You know what would make the show even better? Bringing it to life with fun playsets from Funrise Toys. Luna Petunia And Friends 5-Pack Figures These cute little toys are perfect for little hands. Let their imagination take them on  ...

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide, Gifts for Kids

PLAYMOBIL Advent Calendars #NCGiftGuide

Christmas is a big deal in our house. We spend weeks baking, crafting and of course shopping. Nothing warms my heart more then seeing my boys enjoying all the things I love about the season. Those little moments are so important to me and I hope when they get older they are to them too. One tradition that they ask for every year is their Advent Calendars. My boys are very visual and when they were younger counting the days verbally was not enough, they needed something more tangible as did  ...

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide, Gifts for Kids, Stocking Stuffers

Awesome Little Green Men #NCGiftGuide #AD

Growing up I remember my brother having one of the best army men collection. He would spend hours setting up his men and having battles. It brought back so many memories when both my boys have carried on this tradition. Little Buddy and Big Buddy were recently introduced to a new toy, Awesome Little Green Men! Awesome Little Green Men These fun toys are an amazing upgrade from the little green plastic army men we know and love.  Awesome Little Green Men are army men and women! That’s  ...

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Reviews/Giveaways

Squish-Dee-Lish Series 1 Toys from JAKKS Pacific

We were shopping the other day when we came across some squishy toys. Both my boys enjoyed these items and of course were asking if we could buy some. I very nicely told them Christmas was coming and maybe Santa would put some in their stocking. They were sad, but thankful left without complaints. It just so happened I received an email the next day about these fun toys called, Squish-Dee-Lish! JAKKS Pacific has made these adorable, squishy toys! I work in a classroom and I am always  ...

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Reviews/Giveaways

Go bananas with Fingerlings Baby Monkeys

In this day and age it seems toys have taken a more interactive approach. At first I was a little hesitant about it because I figured children would loose the “imagination” in their play. But the more I seen my boys playing and the more I read it seemed to do the opposite. Fingerlings are a fun new toy from WowWee  that we were sent to check out! Fingerlings Baby Monkeys Features: Fingerlings respond to sound, motion, and touch with blinking eyes, head turns, and silly monkey  ...

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Reviews/Giveaways

New Marvel Tsum Tsum Collection

We previously were sent various Tsum Tsum toys from Jakks Pacific and just loved them. So when we were offered the newest Disney’s Marvel collection we were all over it. The two new sets featured Guardians of the Galaxy and Ironman. Needless to say they were a huge hit. Disney’s Marvel collection from Tsum Tsum! Do you know what TSUM TSUM means? It means Stack, Stack in Japanese which makes sense as these cute characters are able to stack on top of each other! We checked out  ...

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Reviews/Giveaways

Our Generation Dolls, Sets and A Boy

Remember when we chatted about gender and how it doesn’t have room in our playroom? As mentioned I was going to show you some pretty awesome toys that are normally bought for “girls”. From the start it never occurred to us that dolls were only for girls and trucks only for boys. We allow free choice. My youngest has really taken to his Our Generation Doll Sia. She is beautiful with bright red hair and her little scientist coat. My guy has enjoyed tucking her into bed and  ...

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Parenting, Reviews/Giveaways

Why Gender Doesn’t Affect Our Play

Playtime is always an exciting time in our house. Imagination, creativity and joy just pours from my youngest when he plays. I love playing with him but also sitting back and watching him do it on his own. The one thing I have said from the beginning is that gender would not affect playtime in our home. To often I hear boys should not play with dolls, wear pink or paint their nails. But I can tell you in our house all the above happen and more. Want to know why? I don’t think there  ...

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Reviews/Giveaways

Ready, Set, Race with Go! Go! Smart Wheels® Press & Race™ Vehicles

Do you have a little one that loves things that go? I mean my guys love cars, trucks and anything else with wheels. When my guys were younger and they were introduced to the “pull-back” vehicles you would of thought they won the jackpot. Sitting back and watching them giggle and shout with excitement is a fond memory. But I am sure you know that until they had good control those toys just weren’t the best to bring out. Go! Go! Smart Wheels® Press & Race™ Vehicles If  ...

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