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Family Fun with #JustDanceKids2014

#JustDanceKids2014 @anniestow

Disclosure:  I participated in this post on behalf of Burst Media. I was compensated for my time and commitment, but all opinions are my own. This post is sponsored by Just Dance Kids® Does your family like to bust a move? Cut the rug? Laugh? Act silly? Your family can have tons of fun together [...]

Don’t Forget Your Rainbow Loom!

Rainbow Loom Holiday Gift @anniestow

This morning, as I nursed little Andrew at an early hour, I heard the big kids talking and giggling, all snug up in Emily’s bed together. Cute little chatter ensued. Ahhhh, they’re being good. Then I learned that there was obvious looming business going on. BANG. Three year old shrieks. Comes running into our bedroom. [...]

Celebrating Read Across America Week with Tales to Play

The Little Engine That Could pieces

Are your children getting ready to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2nd? I thought we’d celebrate Theodor Geisel’s would be 109th birthday with a fun little giveaway with some online friends! We all enjoy family game night, right? This year I’ve joined forces with Tutus and Teaparties to bring you some really fun games [...]

A Must Have Game for Kids

Spot It

Have you played Spot It?  We were originally introduced to this clever little game-in-the-tin while shopping for a birthday present at our local toy shop.  They told us it was super fun and super popular with the kids!   When we got the chance to try this game out for ourselves, we were super excited! [...]

Thomas & Friends Steam Team Station for iPad

Thomas & Friends Steam Team

We recently received a great new accessory for our iPad from Discovery Bay Games that my boys are going cuckoo over!  It’s the Thomas & Friends Steam Team Station!  The cute little station acts as an iPad stand and provides plenty of fun for your little ones on the Island of Sodor!  The station comes [...]

Hess Helicopter 2012

Hess Trucks

If you’ve got a little boy in your life, I’ve got a tradition in the works for you. Welcome to the world of Hess Trucks! My mom and dad started buying these trucks for my nephews in the year 2000 and it hasn’t stopped since.  Hess trucks, from the Hess gas station?  Yup.  Served up [...]

Playmobil School Bus and Recycling Truck


After months of waiting, the boys finally got a chance to check out The Learning Express in Mansfield and spend their birthday money on a toy of their choice.  (Thanks, Jenn, Will and Ben!)  My kids LOVE The Learning Express and all three kids were ooohing and aaahing over most specialty toys the entire time [...]

Hedbanz: #1 Game for Kids!

Hedbanz Family Fun Last night we finally opened the new game, Hedbanz.  I had heard a lot of great stuff about the fun involved, but you really don’t know the joy until you play it yourself.  The giggles are priceless.  I’m talking extreme, hiccup causing laughter had by all. I’ll have you know, Hedbanz was [...]

Royal Treatment

The Disney Store offered a way to make our trip to Walt Disney World even more special for the kids. Last Wednesday evening we set out for the Emerald Square Mall’s Disney Store and had a fantastic time perusing the store with the kids. They spoiled us rotten and we are very grateful. Emily is [...]