Holiday Gift Guide

Ben Rudnick’s “It’s Santa Claus!” {Review & Giveaway}

By | November 13, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 33 comments

If you're seeking some new Christmas music to tuck into a stocking....OR to buy early and have playing at home while wrapping gifts....how about Ben Rudnick & Friends' It's Santa Claus! Ben Rudnick & Friends have been bringing families, music and fun together in...

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Gifts….for everyone else

By | November 13, 2010 at 10:32 am | No comments

Here's a conglomeration of gift ideas I have come across and marked for one reason or another. Maybe there will be something in here for that special someone -- or that someone who's so especially hard to buy for! Benskee Designs Animal Alphabet Cards (A shop with a...

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ellaWrap…good for the planet, pretty under the tree!

By | November 12, 2010 at 9:16 pm | No comments

During the holidays in the U.S., an additional five million tons of waste are generated. Of this total, four million tons is wrapping paper and shopping bags. Lessen negative environmental impact in your own family's holiday gift-giving this year....with...

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Wrap it up — with My Wrap! {Review & Giveaway}

By | November 12, 2010 at 8:46 pm | 70 comments

For any child who likes to put their own personal touch on their gift giving, there's a gift wrap company that let them do just that: My Wrap! We were recently able to review a My Wrap Kit....we chose the Nativity theme kit. My Wrap carries a wide assortment of...

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Delightful stocking stuffers from Mayfair Lane

By | November 11, 2010 at 6:23 pm | One comment

If you love anything small, personalized, monogrammed, or stationery-related, you'll adore Mayfair Lane! Mayfair Lane is the home of the fridge magnet alternative products (more about that later), but they're also known for much more. Take a look at some of their...

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B. toys….hip, cool fun for every little one!

By | November 10, 2010 at 11:37 pm | 2 comments

Heard of B. toys yet? Seen them on the shelves? They'll be hard to miss. B. toys is a brand new company that creates one-of-a-kind toys for one-of-a-kind babies and kids. The thing you'll probably notice right away is the not-so-normal colors....no restrictions to...

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PetCakes! {Review & Giveaway}

By | November 10, 2010 at 10:58 pm | 169 comments

There's a new toy on the shelves this holiday season, and they'll be sure to be a hit! Introducing PetCakes. Everything sweet and everything cute....rolled into one cuddly toy! PetCakes are cuddly critters tucked into a "cupcake wrapper," topped with "frosting"...

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Chuggington DieCast {Review & Giveaway}

By | November 9, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 215 comments

Our kids are HUGE Chuggington fans! They know each of the Chuggington characters' names, jobs and personalities by heart. They look forward to watching it -- and frankly, I do, too! The well-done 3D animation combined with not-so-ordinary plots and catchy music makes it a...

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Knuffle Bunny Free {Review & Giveaway}

By | November 8, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 70 comments

The third in (and conclusion of) the popular series by Mo Willems, chronicling the adventures (and misadventures) of the snuggly Knuffle Bunny, arrived in bookstores this fall. Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion, is by far our favorite of them all. Trixie is...

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100 More Storybook Treasures from Scholastic! {Review + Giveaway}

By | November 8, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 191 comments

The perfect gift for little book worms everywhere? Scholastic's newly released collection: 100 Children's Storybook Classics 2! Following their first collection of 100 classics on DVD, this new 17-DVD assortment promises just as many laughs, smiles, and storytime...

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