toys

Booyakasha!

Aug
5
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Has your little one ever liked a character or toy that you did not think was all that cute or cool? HA! If you answered "no never!" to that, then wow I salute you! So far, our (as in our little dude's) mini obsession has been with The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TMNT). And let's admit it, most hardcore boy-toys are on the lower end of the cute spectrum. TMNT included.

Swoop Bag

May
27
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Within a mere couple of years, we've managed to collect so many toys, we don't know what to do with ourselves. I'm first to admit that I have loved shopping at toy stores more than shopping for my own stuff since becoming a mommy. I get more happiness and gratification seeing my little boy's face light up. It's not an excuse for getting too many fun things, but too late now! That, plus all the christmas presents, birthday presents and presents for no special reason. Too. Many. Toys. And the older they get, the littler the toys seem to get.

Funko Pop Plushies

Jun
24
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If you've been following the blog, you already know that S woke up one day and decided he loves superheroes and that he can sometimes transform himself into a superhero. Mostly Captain America, Iron Man and the Hulk (Thor only showed up once or twice). Boys will be boys! But because he's only 3 years old, and I am so not ready to get into the action-figures-lying-all-over-the-house phase, for our trip to Hawaii, I wanted to surprise him with some new exciting superhero toys while keeping it still "cute".

Little Foods For The Little Kitchens

May
31
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Here in our house, we're huge fans of food toys because the little guy loves to cook in his kitchen. Every evening, when it's time for me to make dinner, he tells me "wait for me mama! We'll cook together!". He would cook in his little kitchen while I cooked in mine, and he would fill the dining table with dishes he made for daddy, dessert included and everything. Here are some of our favorite food toys. Enjoy your weekend!

Fun In The Bath!

Apr
24
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Stack 'Em High

Mar
27
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As soon as little ones have better hand-eye coordination, one of their favorite things to do is to stack things and then knock them down. There are some adorable stacking blocks available, it's hard to pick just one. Here are some of our favorites:

Jellycat Critters

Feb
20
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Jellycat has always been our favorite stuffed-animal maker. Our little guy has 5 of them (none of which we bought ourselves), but his aunts and uncles have picked some super cute ones for him. I came across their recent collection and had to share some of my current favorites. I love the mix of fabrics and textures, and I'm sure it's fun for little babies to dig their fingers into all the fun fur! S used to chew on his alligators feet when he was little, and I just told him the other day that he used to do that and he said "but I don't do that anymore, I'm not a baby anymore".

Tegu Blocks

Jan
14
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One of the things that provided us with lots of airplane entertainment on our trip this past winter are the Tegu blocks! I'd seen them a while ago and thought they were the coolest invention. Wooden blocks with embedded magnetic strips that allows you to create all types of vehicles, buildings and animals?! Wooden blocks that your child can't lose because they don't fall apart or fall all over the place? Um, yes please! I made sure to keep all the little toys I secretly purchased for the little guy hidden from him in his little back pack.

NOE Animal Zoo

Nov
5
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Made of cedarwood, this toy is made for balancing, stacking and can be played with in the bath. These adorable wooden animals can stick to bath tiles when wet! I also love the fact that you can store coloring pencils in the wooden box. This would make for a wonderful Christmas present! Get them HERE!

Balance Bikes

Sep
27
1

We've been talking about getting the little guy a balance bike for almost a year now. What's taking us this long? We can't decide if we "need" to get one. I mean past generations, our generation included, never had balance bikes. We got on a bicycle and learnt how to ride it. Why are there so many inventions these days that make us spend so much money? hehe But when we see other kids "riding" their balance bikes, it looks fun! Our friend lent us one for a short while and when my mom was here, she saw it and asked me what it was for.

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