Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

These two picture books from Parragon are colorful and entertaining for children under six. Peek-A-Book by Malachy Doyle This book encourages interactive reading. With holes to peek through and shapes to peep over, join this cat and dog in their playful, peek-a-boo romp through the pages. OVERALL: A very fun book. My daughter enjoyed each [...]

Here’s a kid-friendly nail polish that won’t get messy. It’s Bo-Po Brush On Peel Off Nail Polish, a reinvention of the popular 80’s sensation. Bo-Po nail polish peels off smoothly and instantly. This non toxic, child safe formula dries in seconds and you don’t need to use nail polish remover. Available are 10 vibrant colors: [...]

The classic I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly is now an audiobook  offered from The Secret Mountain. The 44 page colorfully illustrated picture book contains musical CD with 12 tunes. Canadian folk music performer Alan Mills (1931-1977) wrote the songs. Singers on the CD include Thomas Hellman, influenced by the French “chanson: [...]

Here are two products I have never heard of before. Both foods I handed out to my girl scouts troop to try. Funley’s Super Crackers contain hidden veggies inside every bite such as broccoli, carrots and sweet potatoes. Super Crackers come in four indulgent flavors such as Cheddar, Pizza, Ranch and Cornbread. The crackers are [...]

For new parents, bathing their babies to protect their skin is so important. A new line has arrived by CeraVe® – CeraVe® Baby! There are three products that were developed with pediatric dermatologists. The three-part skincare regimen is fragrance, paraben and sulfate-free. •    NEW CeraVe® Baby Wash & Shampoo (8 oz. pump – $9.99; Walmart [...]

It’s time to tell you what I think of Snackeez, the snack cups by As Seen On TV. Snackeez is a 16 oz cup combined with a cup and a straw. This 2-in-one product comes in 4 different color combinations so very attractive for kids. We’ve used them at home but not outdoors yet. They [...]

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Friends premiere, Eight O’Clock Coffee teamed up with Warner Bros to open up the pop up store Central Perk Roast in NYC. Colbie Caillat was on hand to sing her hit single “Try” and also a pleased the crowd with a few bars of “Smelly Cat”. She recently released her new [...]

The only brush we use in our home is the Knot Genie. One was recently sent to us from This brush detangles curly and knotted hair without any discomfort. There are two different lengths of bristles with the perfect amount of flex, therefore making it move through hair smoothly and without tension. My daughter [...] has come out with a new book for children who love princesses! Princess: A Day in the Life of a Princess lets your daughter or another special little girl in your life share in royal dreams by incorporating your child’s name, skin tone, hair color, photo, hometown, birth date and favorite color throughout the [...]

Glad Food Protection is here to help store snacks for your children. The new limited-edition GladWare® series featuring the stars of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film. These are sold exclusively at Target until December. Each round storage box features Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo. The containers are safe for the microwave, freezer and dishwasher, [...]

For party supplies, there’s a company out in Brooklyn, NY who offer stylish plates, cups and napkins. A plus, they are made in the USA! I first heard of Susty Party when I received an email from their publicist.. Later that night, I turned on Shark Tank and the two co-owners  Emily Doubilet and Jessica [...]

Preschool television series Miffy and Friends is making her debut  on iTunes free of charge for a limited time only. For four weeks only beginning on September 8 through October 6, Miffy fans in the United States and Canada will be able to enjoy Miffy’s adventures based on the classic children books created by Dick [...]

My daughter is a big fan of Hello Kitty. Unfortunately she’s not a fan of brushing her teeth, especially at night. (Can you believe Hello Kitty turned 40?!) Getting the new Firefly Hello Kitty Ready Go Brush and the Firefly Hello Kitty Mouthrinse recently delighted her and actually encouraged her to use the products right away. [...]

Be warned, I’m going to talk excitedly about toothbrushes. Dr. Fresh LLC. has launched new products to clean your pearly whites. The REACH Complete Care line features an industry first: a patent pending triple angle technology providing three different angles of bristle cleaning. The special angled necks help access to hard-to-reach areas of the mouth, [...]

Today I have two products to introduce (if you haven’t seen them on the store shelves already). Justin’s Justin’s is a maker of all-natural, high-quality nut butters and peanut butter cups. The brand also offers nut butter squeeze packs that are convenient for lunch time.Flavors include Maple Almond Butter, Chocolate Hazelnut Butter and Classic Almond [...]