Perler Beads: The Latest Kid Craze

Perler Beads

Emily got her first dose of Perler beads while I was away at Blogger Bash. It all started with Oak Hill Country Day Camp, where Emily made her first creation. That very same day she was being picked up by her grandparents from camp to head on down to Rhode Island for a sleepover. Emily [...]

Top Five Baby Products Summer 2014

Best Baby Gear and Products 2014

I love baby gear and products. Let’s face it, Andrew has a lot of hand-me-down stuff, but sometimes he just has to have NEW since he IS my baby and all. Plus, so many of our hand-me-downs have gotten REALLY good use and have seen better days. It’s really nice when Andrew gets something NEW [...]

Wubble Bubble Ball Review

Wubble Bubble Ball

Baby Andrew and I just returned from an amazing little excursion to New York City to take part in Sweet Suite 14 and Blogger Bash. While we were there, we got to meet up with lots of our favorite baby and kid brands who were showing off their latest and greatest toys and products. That’s [...]

Transformers Battle Masters

Transformers Fight Night

Nothing says awesome mommy like bringing home TOYS for the kids from Mom 2.0! The kids were psyched when we showed them these awesome new Transformers that can can throw some mean punches! The boys, in particular, really love these Transformers from Hasbro. But little did they know that I’d be putting them to work [...]

Top Toy Picks for Baby

Best Toys for Baby

Check out our recommendations for the best infant toys for the little ones! Andrew, who is suddenly seven months old, loves to handle toys and grasp things! He LOVES playing with these toys!   Andrew LOVES his Infantino lamb, which is a much cheaper alternative to Sophie the Giraffe! Although we have both teethers, Made [...]

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 [...]