Build-A-Bear Lets You Make-A-Minion!

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Thank you to Build-A-Bear for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own as informed and instructed by our 8-year-old! Seriously, as parents how overworked are we? Wouldn’t it be nice to have another set of (bright yellow) hands to help around the house with chores or world domination? We still can’t clone people to […]

Minions Supervillain Jet by Mega Bloks is Despicable Fun

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We know them, we love them, they are quite despicable and incredibly lovable; they are Kevin and Stuart! By now you have seen the Minion Movie, and if you are like our family then your love for these two mischief makers has only deepened. How much cuter can you get than the well-intentioned antics of these two […]

Build Confidence with The Honey Girls at Build-A-Bear Workshop + Win $100 Giftcard

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Thanks to Build-A-Bear for sponsoring this post – we love our Viv! Build-A-Bear has a very exciting new band in their workshop this summer – The Honey Girls are now playing their special music at Build-A-Bear Workshop sites across the country. Meet Teegan, Risa and Viv, together they form the new band “The Honey Girls”! […]

Fold In the Fun with Paper Punk for Creative Kids + Giveaway

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Finding fun, creative toys for kids can be hard these days! Paper Punk and its founder, Grace Hawthorne, have developed a customizable, creative, and completely recyclable toy project that kept my eight year old engaged for an entire afternoon this past week. We tried out the foldable paper Kitty kit first. Our own little kitten […]

Modarri Cars Take Playing Cars to the Next Level!

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    Do your kids love toy cars? If so, you need to take Modarri cars out for a spin!  This spring, Modarri picked up an award for the Spring 2015 National Parenting Center Seal of Approval, and it’s not hard to see why once you play with them! The cool thing about the Modarri […]

Supercharge Your Summer Fun with H2OGO! + A Giveaway!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bestway for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Super-charge your summer fun with something new and exciting for the kids this season! We have just finished a long winter, and with the longer days and warmer nights ahead, the kids are going to want […]

Brackitz Gets Your Kids Playing the STEM Way

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As a former teacher, it’s important for me to provide my children with toys that are open-ended, meaning that the play is unscripted and encourages creative and scientific thinking.  Children learn from open-ended play with educational toys, so I was very excited to test out brackitz with my girls. bractitz have won some heavy-duty awards, […]

Nerf HD Action Camcorder Review & Giveaway

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* I received a free product in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own. I’ve been a fan of Nerf since I was a kid, and Nerf toys have definitely gotten better over the years!  Nerf has joined the Action Cam craze with their Nerf and Rebelle HD Action Camcorder, and I was […]

Make Time – Enjoy the Holidays with Blickenstaff’s

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Yes, we have received compensation from Blickenstaff’s or Mom It Forward Network for this post.  However, fun family time and holiday celebrations are Family time…..something most of us believe is important but harder to implement with all the craziness of our day to day lives! Blickenstaff’s Toy Store believes in family. It’s easy to get […]

GoldieBlox – An Educational Toy That’s Just So Much Fun

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Yes, I received sample items to review from the company, all opinions are my own. In case you haven’t noticed, the way girls and boys play and develop is not the same way! Um, duh! But seriously, take a minute to think on that point….. If that’s the case, then what would make us think, […]