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It’s 6 AM and I’m stepping out of bed… ouch! a LEGO under my foot.  It’s 6:02 and I’m walking to the bathroom… yeow! a LEGO between my toes.  Sound familiar?  We must have tens of thousands of LEGOS in our house, which I love (except for when they are stuck in

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Christmas is less than 6 weeks away – say whaaat? I know, I’m panicking too.  My daughter is tough this year.  She only wants one thing – an Xbox ONE and more games.  I’ve been begging her to make a more extensive list to give me, Santa and grandma more

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imaginative playkidstoys

When we found out our second child was a boy, my husband let out a very loud “YES!”  I think after 6ish years of princesses and tea parties, he was very ready for another boy in the house.  Even the playing field.  Since Gabriel’s birth, we have been collecting lots

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Sand Castle Play Table
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I am partnering with Step2 for the following review. I received a product in exchange for my review and honest opinion. No other compensation was provided. Living in Arizona, we spend A LOT of time outside. By a lot, I mean, every single day. Even during winter, it’s still pretty

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Little Modern, the US distributor of Flatout Frankie’s products is offering our readers an incredible deal on the Princess Castle! I had the pleasure of reviewing the castle back in December and both my girls still enjoy playing with it. If you are looking for a special gift for a

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WE'VE Built review
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This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and WE’VE Built but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #GiftaStory Back in 2009 when Erin and I started this blog, so much of our main goal was to find unique toys with

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Plan Toys Bowling
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For the past six years now, PlanToys has been one of my top favorite toy manufacturers. I’m a sucker for wooden toys. They’re green, cute and I like to picture my future grandchildren playing with the same toys their mom’s played with as kids. For over 30 years, PlanToys has

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Top on my Christmas list this holiday season are toys that help enrich my children by encouraging creativity and imagination. I am over toys that come with a million pieces and don’t even get me started with all the electronic and noise making products. Sometimes I just want my kids

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Elf Magic review
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Whew, one more holiday down — onward to Christmas!  Every kid needs a magical elf to visit for the month of December.  New Elves have come to our home from Elf Magic, a more kid-friendly take on the visiting elf from last year.  These are not meant to be behavior

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pinypon getaway hotel
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The holidays are getting so close… can you feel it?  Planning and purchasing for Christmas or Hanukkah can be quite overwhelming, but I also have two kids with January birthdays as well — this is the beginning of my crazy season.  Toy research is a top priority, and I am

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