Dec 062016

There are dozens of great toys for holiday gift-giving this year so if you have a little on your list you’ll have plenty to choose from! To help you narrow down your choices, I’ve selected my top 11 big kid toys for kids 4-6 years old.

11 Hot Big Kid Toys for 4-6 Year-olds - includes STEAM and STEM, playsets, books & more

I’m big on balance – a good mix of fun, education, reading, and creativity. You’ll find all those categories on my list in the form of STEM toys, action figures, entertainment-inspired options, and crafting sets.
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Dec 022013

I don’t share all that many “deals” with you all, but I did want to share a couple with you today.  Cyber Monday is often one of the best days (or range of days) to shop online.  I know I’ve been looking for the best prices on the wish list items for the kiddos this year, and some of them I’ve found today.

Amazon Cyber Monday Deals of the Day – 50% Off Top Mattel & Fisher-Price Toys

Amazon has 21 hot toys half-off today, including the Disney Planes Aircraft Carrier Playset and Fisher-Price Bubble Guppies Rock and Roll Stage on Bubble’s list.  Here’s the full list of toys (clicking that link will take you to the all the toys listed below), and their prices for today.  Shop early as these deals can sell out quickly.

Cyber Monday Deals: 50% Off Fisher-Price Mike the Knight: Glendragon Castle Playset

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Sep 052011

One of the first items that we purchased before Baby C. was born was her swing.  We did a lot of research online; I think I even sent out some tweets for recommendations.  After sifting through dozens of swings and hundreds of online reviews we ended up purchasing the Fisher-Price My Little Snugabunny Cradle ‘n Swing.

Fisher-Price Snugabunny Swing & Cradle #BabySwing

I was a little taken aback by the price (this would not be the last time that feeling hit me) but since the reviews for it were so overwhelmingly positive and because my husband (who had the prior experience) said that a good swing is key. Continue reading »