Gift Idea for Girls | Polly Pocket Fun on the Wall and in the Water

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Polly Pocket. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. With my daughter's 6th birthday just a week away I'm scrambling to get ideas for birthday gifts for her. She's over all the little girl stuff! And I know how much she loves imaginative play which is why we're looking at Polly Pocket toys. She's finally at … [Read more...]

Summer Sun Protective Tips for the Eyes

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*I wrote this review while participating in an influencer campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of HealthyWomen and VISTAKON® Division of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. and received a promotional item from Mom Central to thank me for taking the time to participate. As a kid my mom always gave me the line, "don't look at the sun, you'll go blind!" So of course what exactly does a curious kid like myself go and do? I look  at the … [Read more...]

Put Your Best Face Forward for Graduation Day

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*I was provided with tips and products from Clean & Clear It's been 12 years since I've thought about Graduation Day. Honestly, I didn't even go to my own high school graduation ceremony. By the time my peers were walking across the stage I had graduated a semester early, enrolled at the local community college and walked down the aisle with my husband. I had no interest in being center stage, even if it was among 300 other classmates. But … [Read more...]

Meet The Official LEGO® Channel on YouTube

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When it comes to entertaining my kids YouTube has always been a social channel that I've felt wary about letting them use. While it's full of great user created content, there's also mature content I don't want them to accidentally stumble onto. What I have discovered is that there are fun and safe ways for my children to watch videos on YouTube. In my own account I can create custom playlists packed with age appropriate videos. Most … [Read more...]

The Holly Jolly Assembly Guide for the New Bicycle Under the Tree #MomsonBikes

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The holiday season is full of a lot of joy and equally as much stress. While it's fun to shop, maybe even wrap, it's the aftermath of Christmas presents that brings the most stress into our holiday celebration. Once the toys are free of wrapping paper, tape and bows, the kids immediately want them out of the packaging. The best part of Christmas morning is all the new toys to play with right? For parents, that can be a nightmare. I know … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift for Boys | Hasbro’s KRE-O Transformers

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This week my son was pretty lucky little dude. He got a very early Christmas gift when a few KRE-O TRANSFORMERS sets arrived at our door. One set in particular, the KRE-O TRANSFORMERS Destruction Site Devastator was packed with a whopping 650 pieces of fun. Designed for kids ages 8 - 14, my 11 year old son is the perfect age for this type of building set. The really cool thing about this kind of building set is that you can build the characters … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift for Boys | Huffy Super Hero Bicycles and a Bike Buying Video Tip – #MomsonBikes

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For the first time in my history of holiday shopping I can proudly say that I'm done buying gifts and it's not even halfway through December. This is a big accomplishment for a procrastinator like myself. But I also know a lot of folks have NOT finished their holiday shopping. So if you're scrambling to come up with last minute ideas I think you should put Huffy on your go-to list. For less than $100 you can find the perfect bike for children … [Read more...]

Christmas Shopping in July | New Winx Club Deluxe Toy Doll Collection

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This post brought to you by Winx Club Deluxe. All opinions are 100% mine. If there's one holiday I need to plan ahead for it's Christmas. We have three kids to shop for and they almost always request a toy or two from the holiday hot list. The problem? Waiting until the holiday season to buy these hot toys can prove to be difficult if not impossible. That's why I like to start early and venture to guess which toys will be hot in the coming … [Read more...]