Day: December 23, 2012

Holiday Gift Guide: Toys

Toys, toys and more toys…I know that’s how the holidays get for me with four children to buy for. I guess the twenty year old is past the toy stage, but the house is still full of his old things and it sometimes feels like we don’t need to bring in anymore toys! But Christmas just wouldn’t be the same for the kids without some new toys under the tree, so I made my choices based on both fun and on the educational factor. Many of these toys provide excellent learning opportunities, but the kids don’t mind because they are so much fun. Click the images to go to the websites....

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Mattel will bring your children lots of joy this Christmas

Every year my children are blessed with new toys under the tree, and you can bet that there is always something from Mattel. My daughter’s Barbie collection alone is evidence of our love for Mattel. As much as I love Barbies and Fisher Price toys, Mattel has a lot more to offer than that. Thomas and Friends, Hot Wheels and the famously popular Monster High dolls are all Mattel toys. Here are a few Mattel toys that your children may want to find under the tree this Christmas: Fijit Friends Yippits, Hot Wheels Wall Tracks and the popular Apples...

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Boys

As a Mom to three boys, I’m no stranger to the rough and tumble type of things they like to play with. They like to be active, they like to be challenged, and they like to be busy! Here are some toys that my boys really like, and that yours may enjoy too. Click on the pictures to go to the websites....

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Walmart has great gifts for men

Are you having a hard time finding a gift for the guy in your life? I find that a little challenging sometimes, particularly when shopping for my adult son. While searching for some ideas online, I found some great ideas at Walmart! Of course you can find all kinds of nice clothing at Walmart. My husband loves his hoodies, and I know I can find affordable ones at Walmart. It’s also a great place to stock up on socks! I like the licensed t-shirts they have for men as well, but there are a lot of other great gift...

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Ice Age Continental Drift, and more pirate flicks for the family

Ahoy, Matey! Pirate Films for the Whole Family   Ahoy, matey! Blue Sky Studios unveils a brand new chapter in one of the most successful film franchises of all time. Bringing together the visually epic and the emotionally powerful, ICE AGE: CONTINENTAL DRIFT sets sail on Blu-ray™ 3D, Blu-ray™, and DVD from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment on December 11, just in time for the holidays. The largest addition to the “crew” in Ice Age: Continental Drift is a band of pirates led by Captain Gutt and his first mate, Shira. They join the pirate ranks of many other...

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