Saturday, December 16th, 2017

I’m always looking for organic bath products to use so when I was contacted by the Dolphin Organics PR people, I was willing to give one of their products a try. I was sent the Baby Shampoo and Body Wash ($11.49) to test on my kids. First of all, the company gets a thumbs up […]

These soaps from Kiss My Face are good for giving this Christmas and all year round. Kiss My Face Peace Soaps have two new scents: Pomegranate Acai and Grassy Mint. Formulated with just 6 natural ingredients, these soaps are perfect for the body and hands and are as gentle as they are effective.  Coconut oil […]

Do you know about Juno Baby? They have a line of products that bring the joy of music to children. Me and my daughter are big fans and have their DVDs, CDs and now book! With the DVDs,  a cast of lovable puppets created by the talented hands behind some of your favorite Muppet and […]

Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked hits the theaters today! It’s the 2011 return of everyone’s favorite Chipmunks – Alvin, Simon and Theodore. To celebrate the release we have a movie giveaway that the whole family can enjoy. One (1) winner will receive: ·         Alvin & The Chipmunks: Chipwrecked [Soundtrack] ·         PLUS Alvin and the Chipmunks […]

The Pottery Barn Kids 2011 Holiday Collection is out and there’s still time to get in that last minute Christmas shopping. Here are just two toys from the many that’s available. For an old fashioned feel with a modern twist, there’s the Remote Control Wooden Vehicles ($60 each) The jeep and motorcycle each are made […]

The beloved story A Charlie Brown Christmas is now an interactive digital book app. There are 4 new scenes included and what’s really special is that the narrator is Peter Robbins, the original voice of Charlie Brown. Touch the characters and objects and watch the TV show come to life. I grew up on this […]

Now here’s a contemporary take on playing house. Modern Playhouse has teamed up with Industrial designer Svend Nielsen to create the Puzzle House. This little beauty has a small footprint, requires no tools for assembly, and can be set up for the day, inside or out, to then be stored easily in a closet, storage […]

Here’s a really nice children’s picture book on animals that really stands out. Curious Critters ( $19.95 and published by Wild Iris Publishing) is filled with photographs of North American creatures by David FitzSimmons. The animals are common and can be found in your own backyard. Set against a white background, kids can really study […]

With a home full of toys, you would think we had a product from Playmobil. We didn’t…until now. The fine people at Growing Tree Toys sent me the Playmobil Robbers Amphibious Vehicle Play Set. Well, I say me because even though it’s for my son, I really wanted to check it out. With imagination, children […]

Win a copy of the Dinosaur Train: T-Rex Tales DVD! TO ENTER: Email with your first name and put in subject line: DINOSAUR TRAIN. That’s it! Deadline: Monday, Dec. 12. You must be a U.S. resident. Good luck! FOR EXTRA ENTRIES (send an email after each entry like above) 1. Follow @mrsmogul on Twitter […]

Now here’s the smallest building blocks I’ve ever seen. It’s Nanoblock, distributed by the Ohio Art Company. Build and construct famous landmarks, instruments and animals. Warning: You need patience for this toy. Nanoblocks employ a patented double feather design to lock pieces firmly together. Each set includes 150 to more than 500 pieces. I gave […]

Here’s another holiday guide pick! The Pocoyo SwiggleTraks set is for children 18 months and up and is really cute. First of all, we love to watch Pocoyo at home so to see a toy from the show in action is great. Kids can create the track on their own and with the flexible pieces, […]

I bring to you two new apps from Dada Company, a new and independent publisher specialized in editing and producing digital content geared for young audiences from 0 to 14 years old. Go To Bed is their first interactive lullaby app and can I say, it’s a very soothing experience. The illustrator Màriam Ben-Arab has made […]

Introducing a new clothing brand called INTAKT! Dedicated to boys only, INTAKT will be launching in January with their Spring / Summer 2012 collection. Think skateboard style meets street hipness. I was sent a sample of the Moto Cross Champion tee and really love it. So does my son who wanted to wear it right […]