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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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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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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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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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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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Thumb Chucks – Spinning, Twirling and Flipping

There is a new craze happening among the kids, fidget toys. My guys have the cube and also added in the spinner the other day. I notice a calming ora that comes over my oldest when he is manipulating these toys so I had no issue jumping on the bandwagon. We were introduced to Thumb Chucks last month and thought they would have the same reaction as the other fidget toys. As much as I thought they would be a big hit in our house they sadly weren’t. Fine motor is not our best friend  ...

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The Grossery Gang

I am sure you remember the huge Shopkinz craze a couple months back. I wont like I was secretly jumping for joy that my guys weren’t interested. Then my youngest found these little collectable toys called The Grossery Gang. Yup, that little jump for joy I was doing came and bit me in the butt. The Grossery Gang is a collectable series of figurines and products. Here is the kicker, they are far from cute! These fun toys are all based on groceries gone bad. Yup, you read that right,  ...

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Tsum Tsum – Small Toys the Offer Big Fun

Disney is HUGE in our house! So many favorite characters and movies that are not only enjoyed by my boys but also myself.  We were sent some cool toys called a Tsum Tsum to check out previously and loved them! So when we were asked to check out their Series 5 Collection you know we said yes. Tsum Tsum Series 5 Are you curious what Tsum Tsum means? I know I was. It means Stack, Stack in Japanese which makes sense as these cute characters are able to stack on top of each other.   These  ...

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Giftems – Tiny Sized Dolls, Loads of Fun

So as you all know I have boys. They are rambunctious, loud, crazy and delightful all rolled into tiny human beings. But do you know what brings out their more gentle side? Dolls and or babies. I have talked about it before on my page why I don’t do “gender specific” toys and we let our kids play with whatever. So when I was sent some Giftems Dolls to check out of course my guy was curious what was in the box. Giftems Dolls! The element of surprise and a toy all in one has  ...

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