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Mega Bloks Skylanders Swap Force
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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 he was glad to oblige. What is the Boss Tank Showdown? Wash Buckler must try to take down the Evil…

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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 Universal Studios facts that my family found the most interesting. 10 +1 Universal Studios Facts & Tips 1. Two Parks….

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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 waiting for us in our room. You will see the Minion hat on several of my kids throughout the first…

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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 it out first. Within 10 minutes I was hooked. The game forces you to thinking creatively, outside the box. The…

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kre-o transformer boys girls 8
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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 TRANSFORMERS are geared for boys ages 6 and up, but when I opened the box with the KRE-O TRANSFORMERS in…

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