Toy Review

By Caroline Hileman-Schaffer
In Education
Nov 24th, 2014
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  My kids love everything LeapFrog. Ever since they were infants we’ve been purchasing their products. In my opinion, LeapFrog continuously puts out quality toys and their latest venture, LeapTV, is no different. We were lucky enough to sample their product. Call me crazy, but I brought home 8 kids one afternoon from school (yes, all […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Game Review
Nov 18th, 2014
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Have you ever heard of Simply Fun?  The first time I was introduced to Simply Fun was when I was living in Seattle, Washington.  I was invited to a party one of my neighbor’s was hosting.  I honestly thought we were going to play games all night and that’s only part of what we did. […]...
By Caroline Hileman-Schaffer
In Electronics Review
Sep 22nd, 2014
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DISCLOSURE: I received 2 LeapBands from LeapFrog and Clif Kid Bars for my “Fit Made Fun” MommyParty. All opinions and thoughts are my own. On September 6th, The Mommy-Files participated in a day of “Fit Made Fun” sponsored by LeapFrog and Clif Kid to inspire kids everywhere to get up and active! With its launch […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Aug 31st, 2014
32 Comments
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We recently had the opportunity to work with LEGO and check out the LEGO Juniors sets.  My 6 year old LOVED the sets!  He was even able to put the sets together on his own.  Pretty sweet, right?   What usually ends up happening when our youngest son gets LEGO sets is that I build […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Product Review
Jul 10th, 2014
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Our kids love to build and they had a fun time with the Monster 500™ toys!  I honestly had never heard of the Monster 500™ toys before conducting this review, but afterwards, even I had fun playing with the toys with our kids.  We received a few of their toy sets to check out here […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Mar 27th, 2014
46 Comments
873 Views
When I was a little girl, I loved everything Barbie™!  I remember going to the toy store and heading straight for the “pink aisle” filled with Barbie dolls, cars and accessories.  I would have been all over the Mega Bloks Barbie™ Build ‘N Play  Luxe Camper!!!!  Fortunately, my niece was pretty excited to get it […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Kids Review
Mar 10th, 2014
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One of the main things I love about blogging is that thoughts and information comes from the mouths of real moms.  It doesn’t come from movie stars or famous celebrities, but from real moms like me and you.  I don’t know if you find this, but I sure do.  Some of the best parenting advice […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Mar 8th, 2014
51 Comments
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Our boys love to build and were excited to check out the Mega Bloks Hot Wheels™.  Sammy was especially excited to build not one, but two cars (with mommy’s help of course).  It was some really good mommy-son time!  Plus, he got to play with them after – zooming them through the air and on […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blogging Events
Aug 15th, 2013
15 Comments
1931 Views
When I was a young, red-headed girl, I loved watching The Little Mermaid!  In fact, I just happened to have a crush on a boy named Eric at my school, so you can imagine how much I loved The Little Mermaid, which had a redhead and a dark-haired prince named Eric.  I knew the words to the […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Jun 13th, 2013
351 Comments
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  This is a sponsored post from our friends at Mattel.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine. As the oldest of four girls, I absolutely adored Barbie growing up and was quite fond of the “pink aisle” at the toy store filled with Barbie products galore!  Now that I have two girls […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Apr 1st, 2013
42 Comments
599 Views
Growing up, I was the oldest of four girls.  I have to admit that we didn’t really have Transformers around our house.  So I didn’t really know too much about Transformers, other than there was a cartoon, until I had boys of my own – three in fact!  My boys love Transformers and were so excited […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Kids Review
Mar 26th, 2013
39 Comments
423 Views
My boys love to build!  Whether it’s a car, a plane, or a Skylander Giant – they love to use their imagination and build awesome things!  So, it was no surprise how excited they were to open up and start building the Mega Bloks Skylanders Giants Set.  Have you heard of the Mega Bloks Skylanders […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Blu-ray Review
Mar 15th, 2013
38 Comments
882 Views
I remember being a little girl and going to the toy store.  I would always first head to the aisle that was filled with pink – the Barbie aisle!!!  I also remember going to the Nutcracker Ballet in Los Angeles each holiday season with my stepmom.  I had a love for ballet and still do.  […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Feb 4th, 2013
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Between Frank and I, we have six kids…and they ALL love to play with LEGO® toys and watch YouTube videos.  So you can imagination my excitement when I found out that LEGO® has just released their official channel on YouTube!!  I don’t know about you, but when our kids are on YouTube, I want to […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Giveaways
Dec 28th, 2012
84 Comments
338 Views
Growing up, I really enjoyed playing outside and riding my scooter and bike were at the top of the list!  Our kids enjoy playing outside as well and LOVE to ride their scooters!  They were really excited to see they had a new scooter to try out – the Radio Flyer Shockwave.  With school back […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Electronics Review
Dec 24th, 2012
2 Comments
1306 Views
Do you enjoy going on a bike rides or road trips?  Do you want to record these memories in action safely?  Then you definitely want to check out the Action Shot Camera.  The Action Shot Camera is great for those who love to live and play on the edge and want to capture their action-packed […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 15th, 2012
6 Comments
197 Views
Our boys have found a new love for the KRE-O TRANSFORMERS building sets. Hasbro’s KRE-O TRANSFORMERS sets lets kids build their TRANSFORMERS characters into either robot or vehicle modes – using the same bricks! Plus, each set comes with fun KREON figures, featuring your favorite Autobots and Decepticons. KRE-O is a fun activity for kids […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 14th, 2012
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Christmas is almost here and shopping for boys can be a challenge!  Well, this year, The Trash Packs are at the top of their list.  They love them and have been collecting them for a while now!  So, what is The Trash Pack you ask? The Trash Pack is back this spring with barrels of […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 14th, 2012
3 Comments
476 Views
Do you love Tinkerbell and the other fairies from Pixie Hollow?  If so, then you’ll definitely want to check out the new Disney Fairies Secret of the Wings Toys!  Available from Jakks Pacific comes a line of toys that will spark your child’s imagination.  We received a package with some great toys in it – […]...
By Shannon Gosney
In Kids Review
Sep 30th, 2012
2 Comments
276 Views
I love VTech toys….and so do my boys!  Recently, thanks to VTech Toys and Mom Central we had the opportunity to check out the VTech Switch and Go Dinos.  Talk about a fun time for little boys!  We got to check out the VTech Switch & Go Dinos – Attila the Ankylosaurus.  It is really […]...
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