Step2 Wonderball Funhouse Giveaway With Club MomMe

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In celebration of our Must-Have Summer Series with Club MomMe this week in Southern California, we are having a fabulous giveaway to give the brand new Step2 Wonderball Funhouse to one lucky winner!Club MomMe's Must Haves WonderBall FunHouse Giveaway … [Read more...]

New Barbie Dreamhouse 2015 House Tour and Review (VIDEO)

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Our Junior Gizmo gal is back and she is showing you one of her favorite things today! After her first two Princess Castle Videos turned out to be crazy popular on YouTube, she is back again with the new 2015 Barbie Dreamhouse! That's right, Barbie moved this month into a luxury, three-story, 7 room, ultimate"dreamhouse".This new Dreamhouse has been upgraded with a built-in … [Read more...]

The Father’s Day Giveaway

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We are celebrating dads this week with a fabulous giveaway!   Here's what you can win:Micro Kickboard - These scooters are the BEST. Not only are they safe, and designed with a lean to steer technology for easy steering, they’re also made for a smooth quiet ride, with non-marking wheels. Makes for a Happy DadDe & Happy Little.Green Toys - High quality … [Read more...]

Toy Review: TreeHaus LumberJax Log Set

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Today my four year old and I are reviewing one of his birthday presents because we both love it and we think you'll like it too! My parents bought my son this wooden log building set from TreeHaus and we have played with it every day since (going on over a month)!I played with original wooden Lincoln Logs as a child and they were my favorite. Nowadays you can usually … [Read more...]

Review: Melissa and Doug Fashion Design Activity Kit

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I don't know many mamas who aren't huge fans of Melissa & Doug products. This company is just full of fabulous toys that last for ages and have tons of learning opportunities. Our most recent favorite is the Melissa & Doug Fashion Design Activity Kit. You may recognize something similar from your own childhood - I know I had one like it! I know I spent many hours … [Read more...]

American Girl Truly Me Campaign #TrulyMe

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You know how much we love American Girl, right? Well, let me clarify...how much my 10 year old daughter loves American Girl! Well, we are super excited to be participating in their Truly Me Campaign that starts today.With the #TrulyMe campaign, American Girl is inviting moms to help empower girls to express themselves and embrace what’s great about being uniquely you by … [Read more...]

What’s in the Box Wednesday – Junior Gizmo

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It's Wednesday, people, and you know what that means, right?!? It's time for WHAT'S IN THE BOX WEDNESDAY! The Junior Gizmo kids are back and they have a great big box to open! What's in the Box has become one of their favorite games to play, and we've heard that it's a new favorite of many other kids too! Who doesn't like a good surprise, right?!So, take a break from … [Read more...]

Thomas the Train What’s in the Box Wednesday

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It's time for another episode of What's in the Box Wednesday. Our Junior Gizmo kids are back to work this week to figure out what is in the box and whether it is a "boy toy" or a "girl toy". Yes, even though we don't stress gender-specific toys in our house, it is still important to them. They are kids and they know some toys are gears towards girls and other are designed more … [Read more...]

Fisher Price Thomas The Train: Take n’ Play Roaring Dino Run Review

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The Junior Gizmo kids are at it again with a great toy review and this one is for all the Thomas & Friends fans out there! We know many kids love, love, love their Thomas the Tank toys so we knew it would be a great idea to show you one of the newer options. The Fisher-Price Thomas The Train: Take n' Play Roaring Dino Run is not only fun but is portable for on-the-go play … [Read more...]

Review: Fisher Price Imaginext Pirate Ship Playset

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One of my 5-year-old's favorite toys right now is the Fisher Price Imaginext Pirate Ship. This play set encourages him to use his imagination, takes him away from the iPad (who doesn't love that, right?!?) and is great for multiple kids to play with at the same time. Plus, who doesn't like to practice their pirate "Argghhh!" or "Ahoy, Matey!" when playing?!This fun … [Read more...]

PLAY-DOH Sweet Shoppe Swirl and Scoop Ice Cream Playset Review

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Do you have a holiday, birthday or other special event coming up that you need a gift? Play-Doh is always a great option whether it is your kid's classmate birthday party or a special event gift for your child. This new Play-Doh Sweet Shoppe Swirl and Scoop Ice Cream Playset will have your child asking dish or cone? How about both? Your kids can make the wackiest ice cream … [Read more...]

The Blind Bag Phenomenon

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Approximately a year ago, my daughter fell into a toy pit.Well, not a real one, but a virtual one. It's a big one that keeps growing and growing - I can hardly keep up! This pit was brought on by YouTube and has fueled many hours of mindless enjoyment and a handful of purchases too!What exactly am I talking about? I'm talking about BLIND BAGS!Here's the gist ... if … [Read more...]

Play All Day Elmo Toy (VIDEO)

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We all know that Elmo is one popular guy in the toddler circles. The fuzzy red fur. His outgoing personality. THAT laugh. It has worked his way into homes and heart everywhere.Each year, a new Elmo toy hits the market that becomes the must-have gift of the holiday season. This year, they have announced the newest (and best so far!) Elmo that will be hitting shelves this … [Read more...]

Product Review: ELC Lift Off Rocket

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  If you have a child that's into rocket ships and astronauts like my four and two year old, then they're going to love the ELC Lift Off Rocket. We've actually owned it for almost a year now, but I just noticed it was on sale on Amazon for $39.99 (usually it retails for $59.99) so I had to let you know!The rocket ship is 13 inches tall and weighs about … [Read more...]

Disney Animators’ Collection Elsa Mini Doll Play Set Unboxing

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Welcome to What's in the Box? Wednesday! Today, video is a little bit different. It's more of an "unboxing" because our Baby Gizmo tester already knew what it was. I picked up one of these adorable Disney Animators' Collection Elsa Mini Doll Play Sets from the Disney Store on the Disney Studios Lot when I was in Los Angeles last weekend. These sets are also available online and … [Read more...]