Toy Review

By Shannon Gurnee
In Product Review
Jul 10th, 2014
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Our kids love to build and they had a fun time with the Monster 500™ toys!  I honestly had never heard of the Monster 500™ toys before conducting this review, but afterwards, even I had fun playing with the toys with our kids.  We received a few of their toy sets to check out here […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Mar 27th, 2014
46 Comments
4466 Views
When I was a little girl, I loved everything Barbie™!  I remember going to the toy store and heading straight for the “pink aisle” filled with Barbie dolls, cars and accessories.  I would have been all over the Mega Bloks Barbie™ Build ‘N Play  Luxe Camper!!!!  Fortunately, my niece was pretty excited to get it […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Mar 8th, 2014
51 Comments
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Our boys love to build and were excited to check out the Mega Bloks Hot Wheels™.  Sammy was especially excited to build not one, but two cars (with mommy’s help of course).  It was some really good mommy-son time!  Plus, he got to play with them after – zooming them through the air and on […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Apr 1st, 2013
42 Comments
5513 Views
Growing up, I was the oldest of four girls.  I have to admit that we didn’t really have Transformers around our house.  So I didn’t really know too much about Transformers, other than there was a cartoon, until I had boys of my own – three in fact!  My boys love Transformers and were so excited […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Kids Review
Mar 26th, 2013
39 Comments
4692 Views
My boys love to build!  Whether it’s a car, a plane, or a Skylander Giant – they love to use their imagination and build awesome things!  So, it was no surprise how excited they were to open up and start building the Mega Bloks Skylanders Giants Set.  Have you heard of the Mega Bloks Skylanders […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Dec 28th, 2012
84 Comments
5468 Views
Growing up, I really enjoyed playing outside and riding my scooter and bike were at the top of the list!  Our kids enjoy playing outside as well and LOVE to ride their scooters!  They were really excited to see they had a new scooter to try out – the Radio Flyer Shockwave.  With school back […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 15th, 2012
6 Comments
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Our boys have found a new love for the KRE-O TRANSFORMERS building sets. Hasbro’s KRE-O TRANSFORMERS sets lets kids build their TRANSFORMERS characters into either robot or vehicle modes – using the same bricks! Plus, each set comes with fun KREON figures, featuring your favorite Autobots and Decepticons. KRE-O is a fun activity for kids […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 14th, 2012
3 Comments
3281 Views
Do you love Tinkerbell and the other fairies from Pixie Hollow?  If so, then you’ll definitely want to check out the new Disney Fairies Secret of the Wings Toys!  Available from Jakks Pacific comes a line of toys that will spark your child’s imagination.  We received a package with some great toys in it – […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Kids Review
Sep 30th, 2012
2 Comments
2606 Views
I love VTech toys….and so do my boys!  Recently, thanks to VTech Toys and Mom Central we had the opportunity to check out the VTech Switch and Go Dinos.  Talk about a fun time for little boys!  We got to check out the VTech Switch & Go Dinos – Attila the Ankylosaurus.  It is really […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Jul 3rd, 2012
164 Comments
5978 Views
My boys really enjoy playing with toy cars, especially racing them!  So, when we had the opportunity to have a play date with friends and check out the Hot Wheels Double Dare Snare Toy, we were all over it! With the Double Dare Snare Track Set, you can take one-on-one racing and high-risk stunt action […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Jun 9th, 2012
209 Comments
5647 Views
May the force be with you!  New from Star Wars, Fighter Pods are miniature collectible versions of the characters from all six Star Wars films and The Clone Wars animated series.  The miniature characters come with battle pods that are used to knock down as many of your opponent’s figures as possible by spinning, launching […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Easter
Apr 2nd, 2012
101 Comments
4623 Views
Easter is this weekend and Richard Scarry’s Busytown Toys are the perfect addition to your child’s or grandchild’s Easter basket.  Fill your baskets this Easter with the colorful critters from Richard Scarry’s Busytown and Cookie Jar Entertainment!  These toys are perfect for children ages 3 and up.  You can buy Busytown Toys at your local [&hel...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 30th, 2011
245 Comments
8122 Views
I grew up reading and looking through the Richard Scarry books and my boys do as well!  What better way to bring these fun stories to life than through Richard Scarry’s Busytown Town Hall Deluxe Playset with DVD from Cookie Jar Entertainment.  The playset is ideal for children ages 3 and older and retails online […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Dec 21st, 2011
6 Comments
2045 Views
We love having play dates in our home and it’s even more fun when it involves companies I work with from my blog.  I teamed up with Mommyparties and MomSelect and hosted a Mega Bloks Play Date.  For 25 years, Mega Bloks have been creating award-winning toys with great play value, specifically designed for little […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 18th, 2011
398 Comments
16133 Views
This holiday season, give the Caillou fan in your life a gift that he will love!  Climb aboard Caillou’s colorful tree house for hours of fun playtime.  This Caillou Tree House Playset is crafted with amazing attention to detail, providing many interactive options for enjoying the outdoors. Have fun interacting with Caillou and his friends. Open the […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Dec 12th, 2011
515 Comments
23439 Views
Chuggington….chugga chugga chugga, chugga chugga chugga, chugga chugga chugga Chuggington!  We love watching “Chuggington” in our home.  Sam knows all of the trains names and interacts with the television show as we watch it.  “Chuggington” is filled with bright colors, songs, friendships, and more!  As a Chuggington Conductor, I had the a...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 29th, 2011
1 Comment
5589 Views
This Thanksgiving, my family and I had a blast playing the new Uno Roboto House Rules Game!  He is so cute!  It’s simple to set up and fun to play.  If you enjoy playing UNO, you’ll like the new Uno Roboto game.  The boys got a kick out of recording their names and hearing it […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Christmas
Nov 25th, 2011
4 Comments
1876 Views
My boys LOVE to build things – whether they are cars, planes, boats, or fire stations!  MegaBloks is a brand I trust and that I buy for my boys, helping them to develop their creative energies through play.  The MegaBloks Blok Squad Fire Station is a lot of fun for kids ages 6 and up. The […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Baby Products
Aug 26th, 2011
3 Comments
7966 Views
When I think of Infantino, the words that come to mind are “safe,” “fun,” affordable,” and “name brand I trust.”  As parents, we want the best for our kids and Infantino does the job.  I have 3 boys and all three of them have grown up with Infantino products.  I jumped at the opportunity to […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Kids Review
May 29th, 2011
1 Comment
2287 Views
From the popular animated children’s show from Cookie Jar Entertainment comes Caillou, brought to life.  You can bring Caillou into your home with the Caillou Classic 14.5 inch Doll and the Caillou Learning Train.  Your child will have tons of fun learning and exploring with Caillou himself. Caillou Classic 14.5 inch Doll (Ages 3-5 years) […]...
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