Neighborhood Toy Store Day 2012

The third annual Neighborhood Toy Store Day is Saturday, November 10th this year! Participating stores will host local in-store events for families (such as activities, craft projects, live performances, special discounts, etc) to help kick off the holiday shopping season and celebrate the joy of shopping for toys! I personally love shopping at local toy … [Read more...]

Neighborhood Toy Store Day

The second Saturday of November each year is the Neighborhood Toy Store Day. It promotes the advantages of shopping local and buying specialty toys. Why should you shop local (this is list is taken from Local Self-Reliance). 1. Local character and prosperity. Your local community's character and prosperity thrive when you shop your local diverse … [Read more...]

Schleich Review and Giveaway!

This giveaway is now closed. The winner is Renee. Congrats! My kids and I are huge Schleich fans. I've done a review on them before (and I've got some set up to happen in the future too!), and like always, they do not disappoint. Schleich is one of those brands that you know you will have quality materials and quality workmanship from. Between the kids … [Read more...]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]

Samsung Galaxy Note5 #SprintMom

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Sprint. I received product to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Want the perfect gift for under the tree this holiday season?  The Samsung Galaxy Note5 should definitely be on your list of gifts this […]

Put Your Heart Into It with Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann #GoodDinoEvent

If you want to talk to 2 people who love their jobs, you have to talk to Screenwriter Meg LaFauve and Story Supervisor Kelsey Mann. It is pretty amazing what goes into making a movie and talking to Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann brings us back to the beginning. They are there from the start […]