Saturdays are my time to unwind but this last weekend I shook off the sweats and dressed up to join the ever classy Colleen and Whitney at their Social Media Mom Mixer Holiday Showcase 2013. The event was held at the XIX restaurant atop the Hyatt at the Bellevue in Philadelphia which is one of my very favorite places in Philadelphia […]
Barbies?! Ponies?! What can be better than that? Why, Barbies and ponies together, of course! In the new movie available now, “Barbie and Her Sisters in a Pony Tale,” Barbie and her sisters head to a horse academy, make some new animal friends and Barbie finds the horse of her dreams. My kids absolutely love […]
When I was about 9, I will never forget my mom taking me to see The Little Mermaid in the movie theater. That movie rocked my world! I wanted to be Ariel (come on, we all did!). I think I saw it in the movies at least 5 times and I watched the VHS so […]
Do your kids run roughshod over your tablet? I know both of mine do so when I was contacted by Vtech to try out their new Innotab 3S I hoped I would get my tablet back finally! The Innotab 3S is the next generation of their popular Wi-Fi learning tablet series that offers fun, age-appropriate learning games […]
When I was a little girl, I dreamt of having a doll house, but my mom (a single mother at the time) just couldn’t afford one. I’d visit friend’s houses, with their girly bedrooms all decorated with pink frilly pillows and their toy chests overflowing with the latest and greatest gadgets, but I always gravitated […]
We have several personalized books for my daughter but none for our sons so my older boy was delighted when My Very Own Pirate Tale, personalized with his name, arrived from I See Me. This charming book centers on a pirate captain’s search for a new first mate. Sea creatures suggest qualities the perfect candidate […]
Here is a list of our hottest toys and gifts for girls this season! Don’t forget to shop for more great gifts at your local toy store for Small Business Saturday tomorrow, November 24th! Shopping local is good for your town, but it’s also good for you as a consumer. Whether I’m buying toys or […]
Where you do your holiday shopping matters just as much as what you buy. Supporting local stores provides real benefits to your community. Local businesses create jobs and help fund your town’s essential services such as public schools, police and fire departments through their tax dollars. (Read more about why my experience serving on a […]
The Sportos™ Build-a-Sport blocks from Rosie Hippo owner Kimberly Bloom seek to engage kids’ minds and bodies by building designs of their favorite sports as well as those that will be seen in the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London.
Portable toys score big points in my household and with the increasing popularity of trains and train sets, a portable train set for my boys to play with is practically a necessity.