Archive of ‘Reviews & Giveaways’ category

The answer to “Can I have a pet for Christmas?” is the Tekno Newborn

What is it about being asked for present suggestions that always compels kids to ask for a new pet? We have one (incredible) cat and no plans to get any other pets but my daughters are always asking for a fish, or another cat, or a dog. I’ve found a way for Santa to bring them what they want without actually committing to another living creature:Tekno NewbornTM Robotic Pets! I was sent a Tekno NewbornTM Robotic Puppy and Tekno NewbornTM Robotic Kitty from RP Toys. These micro pet robots can sit, Read more […]

Our Generation: dolls for today’s girls (#HGG #giveaway)

I am so happy that both of my daughters love playing with dolls as much as I did when I was a little girl, and I admit that I do live a little vicariously through all of the sweet dolls and incredible accessories that are available now. Some brands charge more for doll dresses and accessories than I pay for the child-sized equivalent! Our Generation has the same quality as the higher price point brands but at a fraction of the cost. For my Holiday Gift Guide, I was sent two very special items. Read more […]

Flipsters make it easy to keep your feet happy (#giveaway)

A funny thing happened this fall: I discovered that despite my extensive planning and back-to-school shopping, I missed something very important for myself. A pair of ‘inside shoes’, to be exact. Something that I haven’t thought of for myself in years! Between volunteering at my daughters school library, my youngest’s junior kindergarten class, and being a Sparks leader, I’m spending a lot of time in schools where they really don’t appreciate dirty or wet shoes, and wearing just socks isn’t a great Read more […]

Disney releases “Aladdin: Diamond Edition” and “Tomorrowland” for home viewing

On October 13th, Disney released two new movies on Blu-ray Combo Pack. I remember going to see “Aladdin” when it was released in theatres as a kid and it has been a favourite of mine ever since. I was thrilled to hear that “Aladdin: Diamond Edition” was on its way to our house! Climb aboard for a magical carpet ride with nonstop laughs, action-packed adventure and Academy Award®–winning music that will make your heart soar(1992: Best Music, Original Song, “A Whole New World,” Original Read more […]

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