It’s a Pillow! It’s a Pet! It’s a Pillow Pet Review and Giveaway!!!

It’s a Pillow! It’s a Pet! It’s a Pillow Pet Review and Giveaway!!!
Yay!

Who doesn’t love Pillow Pets? They are so super-cute. As a woman who puts 20+ kids for a nap during the weekdays (jealous???) as well as my own kids’ nap and bedtime routines- ANYTHING that will make sleep seem like fun is A-ok with me! Need something to keep your little ones in their own bed? A travel buddy for the car, plane, and hotel? Try Pillow Pets!

Here is what Pillow Pets has to say;
“Since 2003, My Pillow Pets have been bringing smiles to faces of all ages. The concept for the snuggly companions was the brainchild of a San Diego-based mother of two, who had grown tired of picking up stuffed animals strewn about her children’s rooms. What began with the simple goal of transforming a traditional stuffed animal into a functional item for children has grown into an amazing jungle of popular products.
Although My Pillow Pets was initially a collection of just six different animals, our selections continues to multiply. My Pillow Pets is committed to manufacturing our products to superior standards, using only the highest quality materials and processes.”

And they are all just cuter then the next! Little Man, who naps at our school every day, chose Snuggly Puppy to be his pet. (It was hard to choose, he spent a while looking!)

The kids loved him as much as Little Man did- two kids already had a Pillow Pet, and when they saw Little with Snuggly Puppy, they wanted to bring theirs in as well! Two more saw all the Pillow Pets on parade at school, and got good ‘ol mom to get one for them.

Little Man was so excited when his Pillow Pet came!

Have you ever seen a fake “Pillow Pet”? During the upcoming holiday season, you will want to know how to tell a real [Read more…]

Power Capes Review and Giveaway!!!

Do you have a little super-her in your house?
Now it is easier then ever to give your Super-Kid a little personality, and a LOT of fun!

Power Capes offers custom super-hero capes in a variety of colors, emblems, and sizes. You can even do a whole “family” of superheros- well, aren’t we all super in our own way?
That would be such a fun party theme, and you can all get your own personalized cape, or do the same color and emblem, with your own initial! Cute!
Here is what Power Capes has to say;

Power Capes is a team of Moms, Dads, Customer Service Heroes, Web Ninjas and Passionate People who have dedicated their lives to helping kids be real super heroes.
Started by Holly Bartman as a way to provide children with personalized super hero capes, Power Capes has become the #1 destination for authentic super hero wear for kids (and adults, too!)
We have our own manufacturing facility in the Metro Detroit area where our production staff makes each product completely by hand one-at-a-time for children around the world.

Yay for no outsourcing!! Made in the USA, all the way!
Little Man received a custom Power Cape- and he LOVED it! He wore it every where.
To the Library

I love this picture, lol

To our “Town Day”

To school

The other kids loved it! They all went nuts over Power Capes. Every place we went, so many moms were asking me where I got his [Read more…]

Curious George LIVE!!!

Guess who is touring LIVE???? Curious George! It’s George’s first live musical stage show ever! How super fun and exciting!
Curious George is going to be coming to NJ’s State Theater in New Brunswick October 23-25. We can’t wait to go! Little Man LOVES monkeys- and George is a favorite! (As you will know, bloggy buddies, from all the photos with Curious George in them, LOL…in his crib, at school, etc)

CURIOUS GEORGE LIVE!
World Premire Tour
New Brunswick, NJ; State Theatre
Sat, Oct. 23- Mon, Oct. 25, 2010

Starring in his own original live musical stage production for the first time
ever, Curious George is on a mission to help Chef Pisghetti save his
restaurant by winning a world-famous [Read more…]

Daddy’s Corner- PlayStation Move!

Hey and welcome to Daddy’s Corner!
Today I am going to review the Playstation move. I recently received a party pack from house party. Thank you very much. In this pack there were 2 move controllers a Playstation eye and 2 games eyepet and start the party. I love most my Playstation 3 and have to say it has impressed me at every turn. So I was hoping for something incredible with move. When I received the package int he mail the kids went nuts, I have been talking about the Eyepet for a while showing them videos and advertisements. They had been talking about it almost non stop to kids and school and anyone else in the general area. Upon opening the controllers I found they fit my hand quite well. In shape it is similar to a newly designed water bottle with an ice cream scoop on the top. In weight it had some density to it but not much more then a tv remote, not heavy at all but fells well built. Set up was easy and pretty self explanatory, set up the camera on top/underneath the tv, we chose underneath. Then pair the controllers with your console (plug a usb cable into the controller then into the front of the console. Easy breezy. The main reason I am so excited for the move is the eyepet so i popped that in first while the kids weren’t around so I could find out how cool this little guy really is. The game is an interactive digital pet who you can play with, feed, bath teach tricks and nurture. In my house he is called a monkey but he looks like a cross between a monkey, a dog and a gnome. You can use the controller to act as various items for use with your eyepet including a treat dispenser, a shower head, and hope for him to jump through and a trampoline. The little guy also responds to your hand gestures. IF you wave your hand above where his head is he will jump up trying [Read more…]

Rattles CD Review and Giveaway!!!

Yeah, yeah! Yeah, yeah!
LOL….introducing- “The Rattles!”

This super fun and fabulous band is happy to be releasing their debut CD, Rattle On. So, you know how everyone wants to say “they sound like” such and such a band? OK, they do, but with their own funky-fun twist! I put the CD on in the car on the way to work/school one morning (at 6 am!) and I was like- huh! This sounds like the Beatles! (Pleasantly surprised! And I didn’t even read that that was a goal of theirs until a week later- lol….)
I told this to the hubs, who says- yeah, mmmk. Until he heard it- and he liked it! This is not a man who tolerates kids music and TV well.

The Rattles Band was created by Tony Caio to give parents and their children a non-violent, family friendly musical experience they all can enjoy. Tony Caio is an is an award winning animation director for such well-known licensed characters as “The Sneetches” by Dr. Seuss, “Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory” for Scholastic, and “Hollywood Betty Boop”.
“Friends that play together, stay together!” That’s The Rattles’ motto! And it’s prevalent in their songs. This fun, hip, happy and “dance-y” music will really get you and your little one moving, while pumping out positive messages about caring and sharing- WITHOUT making you want to gag 🙂 YAY, Rattles!

The Rattles come straight from the swamps of Central New Jersey.

(Go Jersey!!!)
The Rattles are four musicians and life-long friends – Gus (the goat), Kitty (the cat), Sal (the snake), and Hal (the hippo) – who describe their upcoming release as “the album we were born to make.” Their manager Benny (a dog) and a bunch of roadies (penguins) all named Elvis help The Rattles take their show on the road.
They play classic sounds, catchy sounds, and will make you want to shake your groove [Read more…]

Monkey Monkey Music Review

So, “What Are The Odds” that you will like the same CD that your toddler will? Pretty good, I’d say, if that CD happens to be “Monkey Monkey Music” from Meredith LeVande.

OK, so, you all know I am a Pre-School teacher, right? (as well as momma to a 3 and 6 year old)
So, can I tell you how much kids music I hear? OK, like, A LOT. And I am sure most of you know that most kid’s music is super, super annoying. And has absolutely no value what-so-ever to the child.
However, Meredith LeVande (who was chosen as one of New York’s best affordable children’s performers by Time Out New York Kids) did a fantastic job at creating music that kids will love, and parents (and teachers!) will too. It is also educational music, which is fantastic. I really prefer that the kids listen to songs with a message, that they can learn from, rather then just noise pumping at them.

(On a personal note- I got to exchanging emails with Meredith, and she is a lovely, sweet, compassionate woman. She truly loves children, and her top priority is connecting with the child on his or her level. Because she loves children, she makes sure that her music is not only pleasing to the ear, but also developmentally appropriate for them. That was not part of the music review, per se. That was for you parents and teachers out there, so you know that she is the “real deal”, because I think you should know. The people who [Read more…]

Yo Gabba Gabba Giveaway!!!

There’s A Party In My City! (And a contest on my website!) LOL….
Hooray! What a great contest for you guys! I have a “Yo Gabba Gabba” prize pack for one of my lucky readers!

Yo Gabba Gabba is doing a LIVE tour! What?!? You didn’t know? You have no tickets? Well, it’s ok, there is still time!
Head over to their ticket information page, find the city near you- and voila! You can still make it!

How lucky are we, that we get to attend the September 28th show in Providence, RI?!?
We will be attending the show at the Providence Performing Arts Center, located at;
220 Weybosset Street
Providence, RI 02903
401-421-2787
You can still buy tickets, and they even have special Gabba Party Packages! So cool, you need to check it out.

OK, so it’s not the party closest to my city- but hey! Did you see our name? “Have Sippy, Will TRAVEL!”
LOL

Want some more information? Oh, OK! 🙂

Kia Motors America (KMA) caused quite a stir with its first-ever Super Bowl ad, which featured a colorful cast of life-size children’s characters in the 2011 Kia Sorento CUV, including Muno from YO GABBA GABBA!, the award-winning children’s television series and live tour. Building on the momentum and increased brand awareness generated by the 60-second spot, KMA plans to extend its relationship with YO GABBA GABBA!, as the presenting sponsor of the upcoming YO GABBA GABBA! THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY! tour.

YO GABBA GABBA! ANNOUNCES 60 CITY NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
AND SOLIDIFIES YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY!
PARTNERSHIP WITH HABITAT FOR HUMANITY

$1 From Every Ticket Sold To Benefit Habitat for Humanity Local Affiliate In Each Tour City
Look, a company with a heart! I love when companies give back to the community. Good for you, Kia and Yo Gabba Gabba!

Want to hear more???
Fresh off a triumphant sold-out tour debut, a headlining performance at The White
House, a critically-acclaimed, chart-topping album, and an appearance at Coachella that garnered rave reviews from
spectators and media alike, DJ Lance Rock and the cast of YO GABBA GABBA! are heading back on the road with YO
GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY! to play to enthusiastic fans on a 60-city tour across North America.
Today’s hottest live show for families will make stops at top theaters, arenas and amphitheaters throughout North
America, starting August 27 in Bethel, NY and ending in Dallas, TX on December 12. YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!: THERE’S
A PARTY IN MY CITY! is produced by S2BN Entertainment in association with Wildbrain Entertainment and The [Read more…]

WHAT A DAY!!!

What a day, friends!

Kamikaze lost her 2nd front tooth, so now she eats like a cow, lol….it’s really funny and she looks adorable

AND……Little Man FINALLY made #2 on the potty!  (how awful am I that I am sharing that???  LOL)
He’s been going #1 forever, but this has remained elusive until today!
GO LITTLE!