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Play Fair 2017 Recap: We Had ALL THE FUN!

A couple of weekends ago we had to pleasure of attending Play Fair. Needless to say, we had an incredible time! How could we not when there were so many toys to play with and so many family-friendly activities to take part in. Play Fair is a celebration of play and entertainment for kids of all ages! Let me tell you all about it. Unlike Toy Fair that is an industry-only event, Play Fair bri...
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10 Top Techy Toys for Kids – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide + Giveaway

Meccano MAX Robot
Are you raising techy kids? Of course you are! In today’s technological age there’s no way you’re not. Our kids are what we consider digital natives and their digital games and techy toys are here to stay. To help you figure out the best techy toys for your kids this holiday season I thought I’d share our 10 top techy toys for kids, plus a cool holiday giveaway to help you get your hands on a few ...
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Vehicle Toy of the Year Award Nominees + Giveaway #TOTY2018

Vehicle Toy of the Year
This year I've been granted the incredible opportunity to partner with The Toy Association to reveal to you the Toy of the Year Nominees in the Vehicle Toy of the Year category! This is super exciting! The holiday season is quickly upon us! Can you believe it? I'm pretty sure your kids have already been taking note of the hottest toys this year. Soon they'll start making those lists, if they ha...
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Holiday Photo Taking Tips & Top Photo Gear You’ll Want to Learn About – #CTAPhotoNYC

Holiday Photo Taking Tips & Top Photo Gear You'll Want to Learn About
A few weeks ago I was invited to attend an intimate and super informative lunch and learn media event hosted by Techlicious and the Consumer Technology Association at NYC’s Quality Meats. Not only was lunch impressive but I also got to check out some of this year's top cameras and photo gear. Even learned some useful holiday photo taking tips!   Disclosure: I received a gift bag for atten...
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Blue Man Group Ticket Giveaway – Win a Family Four Pack

Blue Man Group Ticket Giveaway
This past summer I attended Blogger Bash and as an attendee I was invited to see the Blue Man Group perform at the show's original home here in NYC -- at the historical Astor Place Theater. It was such an incredible experience which is why I'm super excited to be giving away a Family Four Pack of tickets to one of my lucky readers. Read on to learn more about our Blue Man Group Ticket Giveaway! ...
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Get Ready for Baby with Thirty-One Baby Bags + GIVEAWAY

Did you know? Thirty-One just released its first baby-style pattern available on select products in September, as well as new baby-style personalization designs. Check out these Thirty-One Baby Bags. They're super adorable! Once again, I'm teaming up with my good friends at Thirty-One. Whether we're getting ready for back-to-school or organizing our car, Thirty-One is a big favorite around ...
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Savings Delivered to Your Mailbox with the #ValpakNY Envelope

Have you really looked in your mailbox lately? If you’re like me, you probably get everything electronically delivered these days. Your inbox is filled with all kinds of electronic notifications, eBills, department store deals, etc. But what’s in your real mailbox? Have you looked? Just the other day I happen to take a look in my mailbox and was pleasantly surprised to discover a Valpak env...
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Bring Magic Powers to the Game with NEW LEGO Dimensions Packs

We are so excited! As of today you can bring magic powers to the game with new LEGO Dimensions packs. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today released their Wave 9 Powerpuff Girls Fun and Team Packs, and Teen Titans Go! Fun and Team Packs. You already know we love LEGO games so of course we couldn't wait to play! Recently my big boy has been really into playing with his LEGO Dimensions g...
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5 Fun Picks for Back to School – Favorites From #SweetSuite17

It's back-to-school season and besides the outfits, backpacks, and usual school supplies you should also be adding a little fun to your shopping list!  Today I'm sharing 5 Fun Picks for Back-To-School that will not only bring a little fun to the back to school season, but also put a big smile on your kids face!   I was lucky enough to learn about and try out these fun picks for back...
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Back to School with Thirty-One + GIVEAWAY

It's back to school time! This year we're ready for back to school with Thirty-One. They offer all the essentials we need -- a great selection of backpacks, totes, and lunch boxes too! And not just what my kid needs. As a teacher I also need a great bag or two for myself. Thirty-One has it all! I also thought you might need some of this back to school goodness so I'm giving away a great Thirty-...
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Summer Memories & 3 Summer Must Haves That Can Take a Big Splash!

We've been squeezing as much fun as we possibly can out of this summer -- making new memories and enjoying lazy days on the lake, long days splashing around at the pool and family vacations spent at the beach! Today I'm sharing with you some our favorite summer moments and 3 Summer Must Haves that can take a big splash. My kids are always ready to make a big splash and this summer I was ready to s...
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Back to School with Whiffer Sniffers – Scented Backpack Clip Giveaway

We're getting ready for Back to School with Whiffer Sniffers -- deliciously-scented, adorable backpack clips. My kids love these and your kids will want to collect these too! THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED BUT YOU CAN STILL READ ON TO LEARN MORE! Whiffer Sniffers are the hottest scent-sational collectible trend! You've probably already heard your kids raving over these fun scented plush characters ...
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