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Laura Ingalls Wilder 18″ Doll Review + Giveaway!

Laura Ingalls Wilder 18″ Doll Review + Giveaway!

There aren’t many people who haven’t heard of Little House on the Prairie in one form or another. Maybe you grew up reading the Little House on the Prairie book series written by Laura Ingalls Wilder – or maybe you grew up watching the “Little House on the Prairie” TV series. Or maybe you are an even bigger fan and have read all of her books, watched the shows, read the historical pieces, and visited … Read entire article »

Filed under: Dolls, Kids Gifts

New Series THE OTHER F WORD Is Brilliantly Written

New Series THE OTHER F WORD Is Brilliantly Written

Sometimes you just need something new, something different something that hasn’t been done time and time again. That is exactly what Caytha Jentis did when she created The Other F Word series.  The Other F Word is a comedic coming-of-age series about four women friends who deal with the highs and lows of mid-life as they reinvent themselves now that their kids are grown. Although I cannot relate to the part about having kids that have … Read entire article »

Filed under: Women's Issues

Horrid Henry: The Movie REVIEW

Horrid Henry: The Movie REVIEW

“Henry! Don’t be horrid!”   We recently had the awesome opportunity to preview the book-turned-movie Horrid Henry: The Movie before it is released onto DVD on March 12.  The DVD package arrived complete with “horrid” items, sure to be Henry (and kid) approved: a hand buzzer, water balloon maker and the Horrid Henry DVD with it’s Green Goo holder.  A great Family Movie Night was sure to be store! First,  check out the trailer: Horrid Henry is the creation … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, Kindergartners, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children

BigJigs Railway Station Carry Set for Fun on the Go!

BigJigs Railway Station Carry Set for Fun on the Go!

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. When we received the BigJigs® Railway Station Carry Set, my boys immediately set to the task of setting up their new train station, which is currently residing in my living room. The set contains forty pieces and comes in a bright red railway … Read entire article »

Filed under: Building Toys, Featured, Gift Ideas, Imagination/Creativity, Kids Gifts, Play, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Toys (Pre-School), Uncategorized

Best Flower Buds Blossom has “Blossomed” Into Little Miss Jeni’s Heart

Best Flower Buds Blossom has “Blossomed” Into Little Miss Jeni’s Heart

When I received a sample of Jay@Play’s latest loveable creation, a Best Flower Buds named Blossom, I knew one little girl who would give her a good home. My friend’s two and a half-year-old daughter Jeni went wild when I brought Blossom to her as a surprise gift. What little girl wouldn’t? Blossom arrived tucked into her little pink pot, with her bright happy face peeking out tempting you to play. Made in a … Read entire article »

Filed under: 12-18 Months, Dolls, Featured, Gift Ideas, Kids Gifts, Play, Push Toys, Toys (Pre-School)