American Girl Isabelle Doll – Must have Gift for Girls

Disclosure: The Isabelle American Girl Doll mentioned below was provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.
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My girls absolutely love babies and dolls. They have always been big fans of babies but are now truly starting to love the big girl dolls. They have been a fan of the American Girl Dolls for awhile, but nothing can tell you about the excitement level in my house when they opened up their Isabelle Doll from American Girl.

About American Girl:

At American Girl, they celebrate girls and all that they can be. That’s why they develop products and experiences that help girls grow up in a wholesome way, while encouraging them to enjoy girlhood through fun and enchanting play.

They have a wide variety of products that they offer which include:

  • American Girl Characters
  • My American Girl dolls
  • Bitty Baby
  • American Girl magazine
  • American Girl Retail Stores
  • Books
  • e-books

They hope that their stories, characters, and more speak to girls everywhere, helping them become all that they can be.

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About Isabelle Doll:

Meet Isabelle, the 2014 Girl of the Year. She’s an inspired dancer who discovers her own way to shine. The 18″ Isabelle doll has sparkling hazel eyes that open and close, and long blond hair styled in double twists for dance class. Your girl can even add a pop of color with special pink-tipped highlights that she can attach to Isabelle’s hair.

Isabelle comes with:

  • A sequined coral tee–a glittery ballerina graphic
  • Metallic denim pants with knit cuffs
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Win $50 Gift Card to Waffles & Honey

Disclosure: The Whitwell Earrings from Waffles & Honey Jewelry mentioned below were provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.
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I absolutely love finding great companies that have wonderful products. I must admit that when I first saw Waffles & Honey, I was in awe and had to look at a huge part of their website before I could do anything else. I was so excited to try out the Whitwell Earrings in Chalcedony.

About Waffles & Honey:

Waffles and Honey Jewelry was founded by designer Karina Harris and named after her beloved childhood pets. It was created in the Fall of 2013 after Karina’s passion for collecting and designing jewelry grew into a small business.

Her passion began when the San Francisco native first stepped into her local bead store. In her late teens, she then went to explore South America, Africa, and Asia, where she was inspired by the textiles, jewelry and designs she discovered there.

Waffles & Honey Jewelry has become a reflection of Karina’s travels, and the confident, eclectic women who inspire her. Each of the stones  and quality metal in the jewelry have been hand selected.

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Win Wonderful Bluetooth Speakers from Turcom

 

Disclosure: The Bluetooth speakers from Turcom mentioned below was provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.
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Being out and about and having kids I am always trying to find a way to make sure that we can listen to music. I love that we all now have smartphones and that it is now easier than ever to have music right at our fingertips. With the girls, they want to listen to music just like I do. I find it hard to be able to have the music loud enough for the girls to hear as well and to be able to have it hands free and not attached with wires. The new bluetooth speakers from Turcom are amazing.

About Turcom:

Turcom Electronics has a company operated facility based in Souther California to distribute Turcom products to clients all over the domestic U.S. and internationally abroad. Turcom’s goal is to deliver high quality products featuring the latest technology at a fraction of the price of other major brands. Turcom Electronics is constantly searching for the latest technology available on the market to add to its unique blend of versatility, functionality, and value.

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About Turcom Portable Mini Wireless SpeakerYou can now take your music with you wherever you are going. It is perfect for home and office and portable enough that you can take it wherever you prefer.

  • Compatible with almost all Bluetooth-enabled devices
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Must Have Christmas Kids Games from Wonder Forge

Disclosure: The games from Wonder Forge mentioned below was provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.

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I am sure that many of you remember that my family loves to play games. My husband and I have always enjoyed playing games and that love has definitely passed on to our daughters. We aren’t quite to the point that we have a designated game night a week, but I know that time is coming :).  Wonder Forge is and will always be one of our favorite game companies. The games that we have of theirs are wonderful in every aspect. I have not received a game from them that left me disappointed.

About Wonder Forge

In 2007, Jacobe Chrisman (Founder & CEO) and a small group of creative types with a passion for children’s entertainment came together to develop extraordinarily fun, original play experiences for kids and families.

Since it was originally launched, Wonder Forge has always offered top-quality experiences, raising the bar for preschool and family games everywhere. The preschool games help to celebrate the “can do”  attitude in all kids – engaging them physically, socially, and creatively. The family games bridge generation gaps and create wholesome family moments and lasting memories.

Wonder Forge additionally always works to create strong, long-lasting partnerships with licensors. This is wonderful when your children love certain characters.

Today, Wonder Forge makes over 85 games that have won more than 160 top awards for product excellence. They are sold nationwide and in over 11 countries.

About the games :

Frozen Surprise Slides: (Pictured Above)

In this wonderful Frozen game, you get to take a Journey high up into the mountains above Arendelle with all your favorite Frozen friends. You can take shortcut slides and zoom ahead, or push you backward. It’s a game that will always be different every time that you play this game.

This game promotes:

  • color recognition
  • turn-taking and playing together
  • Ideal first game for preschoolers

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About Dr.Seuss Charades

In this fun charades game, your child can draw a card to act out for their friends. It is developed specially for young players, this game uses familiar and whimsical images from the world of Dr.Seuss for silly, laugh out loud fun for everyone.
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Win a GOLiFE Care Activity Tracker

Disclosure: The GOLiFE Care Activity Tracker fromPAPAGO! mentioned below was provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.

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I have been really big into working out lately and I have really enjoyed ‘getting back into shape’. I had been looking at all the different activity trackers that are available for awhile. There are a wide variety of them out there and it’s hard to know how you can get the best bang for your buck :). I must admit that I have been completely impressed with my GOLiFE Care.

About Papago:

Vision: PAPAGO! Inc. has devoted itself to offering better services and driving technology for every consumer. Our goal of constantly innovating and communicating new ideas to the public are paying off.PAPAGO!Inc. keeps researching the latest driving technology, seeking breakthroughs and creating a different future. 

They believe that working out is one of the best ways to express pressure and maintain a healthy body, and it is better to have friends who can share this interest with you.

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About GOLiFE Care:

This wonderful activity tracker is a very helpful tool for those that are active. You will see that it has a wide variety of activities.

  • Record Fitness Data and Sleep Patterns– The GOLiFE Care can help you record the number of steps that you walk, the distance you walk, and how many calories you burn daily. It will also even tell you if you are getting enough sleep at night.
  • Never Miss a Call Again – It will send a vibrating alert when you receive an incoming call from your smart phone. This is very helpful when your phone is on silent mode or not right with you.
  • Stylish Design with a High-Resolution Screen – It is designed with a stylish brushed metal face and silicone band making it comfortable and versatile for everyday wear.
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Win a Beautiful Wood Wall Art Sign

Disclosure: The Wood Wall Art Sign from Beach Frames mentioned below was provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.
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I always seem to be on the lookout for new great items for my house. I haven’t really ever seemed to have the house completely decorated, so I always think I need that one more item. I must tell you that my new Repurposed Wood Wall Art that I received from Beach Frames might have been just the touch that my living room was waiting for.

About Beach Frames:

At Beach Frames, they are about simply living their passion. Their passion has been inspired by beach life, creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, and ultimately a desire to depart from the “rat race”.

“We wanted to do something that fed our creative souls and that would give back to the earth in the form of incorporating reclaimed and recycled materials in most of our products. We capitalized on our talents both artistically and from what we have learned in the business world…and that’s when we launched the Beach Frames company after many years of product design and collaboration.”

Beach Frames has continued to grow rapidly throughout the United States, South America, Japan, and the Caribbean. Their products have been sold by some large retail chains and over 500 retail furniture and home decor shops, gift shops, galleries, resort shops and 1000’s of retail customers. Due to the uniqueness and consistent high quality of their frames, consumers have responded wonderfully and continue to come back for more! All of their products are handcrafted in the USA.

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Sparkup Reader–Outstanding Toy for Kids

Disclosure: The SparkUp Reader mentioned below were provided for me in order to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own and honest. I am disclosing this in accordance to FTC Guidelines. Please see “Disclose” tab for more information.
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I absolutely love reading to my children. Occasionally I am gone at bedtime or have to be out of town. I always want to still be able to read with my children as they are going to bed. I know that it isn’t always possible, but it would be great if it was. SparkUp Reader has made it possible to read a variety of books to your child at anytime.

About SparkUp Reader:

Sparkup is a privately-held company based in Israel. It is managed by young parents who understand first-hand the challenges facing children’s reading and playtime experiences in a digital era. The investors and management team are passionate abou enhancing the lives of children and their families.

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The SparkUp Magical Book Reader is a revolutionary devices that clips directly on to any picture book and reads it aloud in your voice. You can record the book yourself, in any language, and add your own personal touches, or download professionally recorded stories, complete with sound effects, directly from the Sparkup website. While recording, Sparkup’s tiny camera takes a picture of the book’s front cover and each page. later on, when a child connects Sparkup to the book, Sparkup immediately recognizes its front cover. Sparkup follows the child’s place and reads aloud as he or she turns the pages – even out of order.

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