The Heli Beast Flying Predator Jumps, Flies and Walks

This is a sponsored post. The Heli Beast is an interesting toy for boys. It is a combination of a helicoptor and beast (hence, heli best) and it can fly, jump and walk without touching it. My 10-year-0ld was so excited when he saw it. He said it looked pretty cool and fun because you[…]

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The Beatrix Girls Dolls are a Pop-Star Band With Real Music

This is a sponsored post. If you have girls, you have a lot of dolls, but I’ll bet you don’t have dolls that are in a pop-star bad and have real music on iTunes? That is why I was attracted to The Beatrix Girls dolls. My 10-year-old LOVES music and these dolls are a great[…]

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Gabby, An Interactive BFF Doll With ‘Tude for Tech Savvy Girls #Chatsters

This is a sponsored post. Do you have a BFF with attitude? Gabby is an animated doll for ages 4 and up and she has so much attitude and can be silly and play games. She has her own phone and can even text and video chat with you. How cool is that? She is[…]

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Can You Tame the Zoomer Dino, Your Pet Dinosaur? #ZoomerDino #Spon

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Zoomer. The opinions and text are all mine. A Zoomer Dino is a robotic dinosaur toy named Boomer that starts out as a wild beast. You have to learn to tame the wild beast and try to control him. He seems to have a[…]

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9 Best Family Video Games for 2013

We played a lot of video games this year just so we could tell you which ones are the best family video games for 2013. I’m a firm believer that there are some positive benefits from playing video games when you use the “everything in moderation” mentality for playing games. (I received some of the[…]

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Mega Bloks Skylanders SWAP Force™ Boss Tank Showdown [Sponsored] #SkylandersSWAPForce

The holidays are coming and the wish lists are being written. Is the Mega Bloks Skylanders Swap Force™ Boss Tank Showdown on your kid’s list? Skylanders are really big in my house. Both my 10-year-old son and 9 year-old daughter enjoy playing with them. I asked my son to test out the Boss Tank for you and[…]

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10 Universal Studios Facts and Tips #DM2Orlando #Spon

As part of our Despicable Me 2 Adventure (Trip paid for by Universal Studios. Full disclosure at the end of post), we were given the VIP tour with a Universal Studios Tour Guide. Our tour guide was Jessica and she knew a LOT of interesting facts about Universal Studios. I’m going to share the 10[…]

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Our Despicable Me 2 Family Trip Experience #DM2Orlando #Spon

In early June, my kids and I were invited to go on a Despicable Me 2 trip. Universal Studios invited us to see the Despicable Me 2 movie before it is released. All expenses for the trip were covered by Universal Studios. When we first arrived at the Lowe’s Portofino Hotel, this is what was[…]

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Leap Frog’s My Robot Friend iOS App; Creative Learning Game #CleverRobotFriend

We have a lot of Leap Frog products in our house, so I was more than happy to give the My Robot Friend app a try. My Robot Friend by Leap Frog is a new iOS kid’s learning app. Before I let my 8-year-old have a go at the game, I figured I better try[…]

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KRE-O Transformers Building Sets Review

Building is such an important part of playing for kids. It’s so natural for kids to want to build and they often want to build what they see and know. KRE-O has taken the Transformers characters and given kids the building blocks to build their favorite Transformer in either robot or vehicle mode. The KRE-O[…]

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