Sprukits ( @SpruKits ) Are Fun To Make & Realistic #giveaway

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What is a Sprukit?

SpruKits lets you build your favorite hero from the spru up.  Build a highly detailed figure with true to life action hero movement & articulation without paint, glue or cutting. Experience the joy of building as you snap together & assemble the pieces to build your hero & have the pride that comes with being able to say “I built.”

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What is a Spru?

The Spru is where the magic begins. Meticulously crafted so each piece easily pops off and individually numbered to be easily found in the instructions. The Spru organizes all the pieces so you can focus on creating your hero.  What makes a hero?  You DO!

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My Take on Sprukits

These kits were a ton of fun to put together. You have to make sure that you have some time to work on the different parts of the Sprukit. At first I only had small amounts of time and it took me a while longer than it probably should have taken to get this completed. The second one went faster than the first. Both of these sets were well made with intricate details which make the heroes come alive. Once complete the model has great articulating action and  even different types of hands that can be used depending on what you want to have them do or pose as. What is great though is that you don’t have to worry about glue or paint, you get everything given to you and in the end you have a great model to boot!

 

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Giveaway

How would you like to win this for yourself or for your family? All you need to do is fill out the below form to be entered.  The contest will run for one week and will end on November 9, 2014.

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Big Hero 6 Toys Are Fun For All Ages #BigHero6 #giveaway

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About the Products

Walt Disney Animation Studios, “Big Hero 6” premieres November 7.  The action-packed comedy-adventure is about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius—thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred.

Deluxe Flying Baymax

Large and in-charge, this massive Baymax is ready to fly into battle using all his great weapons and features. Towering at 11” inches with a soaring 18-inch wingspan, the Deluxe Flying Baymax features 20 points of articulation, multiple lights, sounds and other fun features such as a launching rocket fist. Baymax comes with a 4.5” Hiro Hamada figure, which when attached to Baymax’s back unlocks additional flying sounds that vary depending on whether Baymax is flying up, or down. Price: $39.99

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Put the power of Baymax in your hands with the Baymax Rocket Fist.   Easy reloading and fun launching up to 10 feet in distance – and soft material on the fist makes it safe, and fun to play! Price: $19.99

 

My Take on These Toys!

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As you can tell in the above pictures, my daughter had a ton of fun with this. She loved getting into the character of Baymax and shooting off her rocket fist. The fist itself is foam, so shooting it at things should not break anything or cause too much damage. I will however say that we have made it very clear that she was not to shoot the fist at anyone or our cats! The mask fit well and could easily be worn wherever she was going. The product was well constructed and really allowed the movie to come alive for my daughter in general.

 

Giveaway

How would you like to win these toys for yourself or for your family? All you need to do is fill out the below form to be entered.  The contest will run for one week and will end on November 8, 2014.

 

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Growing Up Social by @drgarychapman Book #Giveaway

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“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”

About the Book

Is technology bringing your family closer together or driving you farther apart?

Children today are no longer playing hide-and-seek outside or curling up with a good book—instead they’ve been introduced to a world of constant digital entertainment through television, video games, and mobile devices. And while technology has the potential to add value to our lives and families, it can also erode a sense of togetherness and hinder a child’s emotional and social development.

In Growing Up Social, Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane will empower you with the necessary tools to make positive changes…starting today. Through stories, wit, and wisdom, you’ll discover how to take back your home from an over dependence on screens. Plus, you’ll learn to teach the five A+ skills that every healthy child needs to master: affection, appreciation, anger management, apology, and attention.

  • Equip your child to be relationally rich in a digital world
  • Replace mindless screen time with meaningful family time
  • Establish simple boundaries that make a huge difference
  • Discover what’s working for families that have become screen savvy
  • Learn healthy ways to occupy your child while you get things done

Is technology bringing your family closer together or driving you farther apart?

Children today are no longer playing hide-and-seek outside or curling up with a good book—instead they’ve been introduced to a world of constant digital entertainment through television, video games, and mobile devices. And while technology has the potential to add value to our lives and families, it can also erode a sense of togetherness and hinder a child’s emotional and social development.
In Growing Up Social, Gary Chapman and Arlene Pellicane will empower you with the necessary tools to make positive changes…starting today. Through stories, wit, and wisdom, you’ll discover how to take back your home from an over dependence on screens. Plus, you’ll learn to teach the five A+ skills that every healthy child needs to master: affection, appreciation, anger management, apology, and attention.
  • Equip your child to be relationally rich in a digital world
  • Replace mindless screen time with meaningful family time
    •Establish simple boundaries that make a huge difference
  • Discover what’s working for families that have become screen savvy
  • Learn healthy ways to occupy your child while you get things done

 

Now is the time to equip your child to live with screen time, not for screen time. No phone, tablet, or gaming device can teach your child how to have healthy relationships—only you can.

About the authors:

Gary Chapman- author, speaker, and counselor—has a passion for people and for helping them form lasting relationships. He is the bestselling author of The 5 Love Languages series and the director of Marriage and Family Life Consultants, Inc. Gary travels the world presenting seminars, and his radio programs air on more than 400 stations. For more information, visit 5lovelanguages.com.

Arlene Pellicane- is a speaker and author of 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife and 31 Days to a Happy Husband. She has been featured on The Today Show, The 700 Club, and Family Life Today and formerly served as the associate producer for Turning Point Television with Dr. David Jeremiah. Arlene lives in Southern California with her husband, James, and their three children. Find out more at ArlenePellicane.com.

My Take on the Book

So many of our kids today are definitely connected to their technology. As a parent I always have to find time to help them with their balance their tech use with everything else in their lives, including time to just be with us. This book is great and offers amazing resources for any parent that are practical and easy to understand. After reading through this I found that I could put together a step-by-step plan that would allow me to help my kids but also myself in setting up new ways to help me raise my kids so that they will respect technology as well as well as time with family. There were small changes that could be made within my own home that have already started to make a difference and this is SO important. While the ideas in the book are geared toward technology and kids, it also helps you as a parent to re-evaluate how you use and look at technology too. As the way you look at technology also shows your kids what you value too.

 

Giveaway

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Old Factory Candles Smell Great & Last! #oldfactory #Giveaway #dadchat

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About the Candles

Old Factory Candles gift sets each contain 3 different scented candles. Each candle burns clean and even for 20 hours. Hand-poured in the USA with natural soy wax, self-trimming wicks, and premium fragrance oils. Each gift set is themed around a group of related fragrances. So everyone is sure to find something perfect for every occasion, every room in the house, and all the special someones in your life.

My Take on the Candles

Old Factory Candles, while small, smell great, burn clean and really provide a lot of aroma from the small candle that it is. I ordered this through Amazon and there were a ton of scents to choose. I chose a more holiday themed item. For me this was great and the scents were exactly what I had expected and wanted. I found that the candles to burn well and last a long time. I have not burned them long enough yet to see how many hours they actually last, but it looks like they will last a long time. The candles arrived in a nice box and well gift wrapped directly from Amazon itself. I could easily see myself giving this as a gift to a number of people as the scents were varied and it was SO easy to send and order. One of he other things that I loved about these candles was that they were made in America! All-in-all I was very impressed with these Old Factory Candles and I believe that you will be too!

Giveaway

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Rio 2 Sing-Along Blu-Ray #giveaway #celebraterio2 #dadchat

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About the Movie

Just in Time for the Holidays,

Rio 2 is Back with a Limited Edition Sing-Along!

Sing-along with your favorites including: Billboards Rising Star Award® WinnerJanelle Monae, Tony Award® Winner Kristin Chenoweth, Anne Hathaway, Grammy Award® Winners Bruno Mars & Jamie Fox & More!

Now you can sing-along with your favorite characters to songs What is Love, I Will Survive, Rio Rio & more!  Come take a walk on the wild side with Anne Hathaway, Jesse Eisenberg, George Lopez and an incredible flock of all-star talent in this soaring sequel to the animated hit comedy Rio!

Blu-ray™ Special Features

  • Rio 1 Refresher
  • Birds & Beats: The Singing Talents of Rio 2
  • I Will Survive multi-language music video

Fun Movie Activities

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Giveaway

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How to Train Your Dragon 2 #Giveaway #DragonsInsiders #HTTYD2

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The thrilling second chapter of the epic HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON trilogy returns to the fantastical world of the heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon Toothless. The inseparable duo must protect the peace and save the future of men and dragons from the power-hungry Drago when Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment releases DreamWorks Animation’s critically acclaimed HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 on Digital HD October 21 and on Blu-ray™ and DVD November 11.

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HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2, the next chapter to the Academy Award® nominated film released in 2010, is “sensational…an instant animated classic,” proclaims Access Hollywood. A hit with audiences and critics alike, the film received an outstanding audience reaction with a coveted “A” CinemaScore® and certified 92% fresh on RottenTomatoes.com. Variety’s Peter Debruge declares the film is “Braver than ‘Brave,’ more fun than ‘Frozen’…Dragon delivers.” It’s a must-own title for the whole family!

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Fans will get even more excitement, adventure and, of course, more dragons when DreamWorks Animation releases DRAGONS: DAWN OF THE DRAGON RACERS, an all-new animated adventure featuring the original voice cast. A hunt for lost sheep soon turns into a high-flying sprint in the all-new epic adventure as Hiccup and friends battle to become the first Dragon Racing Champion of Berk!DRAGONS: DAWN OF THE DRAGON RACERS will be available exclusively on the Blu-ray™ combo pack, DVD double pack and Digital HD.

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The all-star film talent features Jay Baruchel (This Is The End), two-time Academy Award® winner Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine), Gerard Butler (Olympus Has Fallen), Craig Ferguson (“The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”), America Ferrera (“Ugly Betty”), Academy Award® nominee Jonah Hill (The Wolf of Wall Street), Christopher Mintz-Plasse (Neighbors), T.J. Miller (“Silicon Valley”) and Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids).  The film also adds the voice talent of Academy Award® nominee Djimon Hounsou (Blood Diamond) and Kit Harington (“Game of Thrones”).
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The Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital HD feature hours of bonus materials that explore the world of dragons and more. Furthermore, the Blu-ray™ and Digital HD contain four exclusive featurettes, deleted scenes and a 60-minute behind-the-scenes documentary about the making of the film, shot and created by the film’s writer and director Dean DeBlois.


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Digital HD Twitter Party – Oct. 24
To celebrate the Digital release of Dragons next week, we are hosting a Twitter party with DreamWorks Animation! We would love for you to share the below invite with your readers to get the word out about #DragonsDay, and we have a few digital iTunes codes if you’re available to tweet along with us that that time!

Giveaway

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Come Experience HalloWeekends @CedarPoint #Giveaway #BloggingatCP #dadchat

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“Double, double, toil and trouble; fire burn and caldron bubble.” If the thought of a group of wicked witches working on a mystical brew sends shivers down your spine, you may want to stop reading now. However, those with no fear of flying broomsticks will delight in the announcement that Cedar Point’s annual festival of fright,HalloWeekends still has a few weeks left! This year’s event is bigger and better than ever, with even more family friendly fun during the day and frightfully haunting experiences after the sun goes down.

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Highlighting the lineup of scares this year will be Hexed, Cedar Point’s new witch-themed haunted house. Decrepit witches and their gaggle of small minions roam around this sinister new attraction working on spells and potions that have gone horribly wrong. Hexed will be located next to the exit of the GateKeeper roller coaster and will be Cedar Point’s fifth haunted house, joining Zombie High School, G. A. Boeckling’s Eerie Estate, Eternity Infirmary and Eden Musee.

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Cedar Point’s Frontiertown will transform into a ghost town after dark with the addition of the new Tombstone TERROR-tory. This terrifying new fright zone will leave those brave enough to travel through it with a new fear of ghosts. Tombstone Terror-tory will be the sixth outdoor fright zone, joining other haunted attractions such as Maniacal Mechanical ScreamWorks, CornStalkers, Cut Throat Cove, CarnEvil and Blood on the Bayou.

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Spooktacular live (or dead) entertainment also abounds during HalloWeekends. This year’s star attraction will be Midnight Syndicate LIVE! A Legacy of Shadows.” This musical group from Ohio is known for creating haunting melodies and “soundtracks to imaginary movies” by combining instrumental music and movie-quality sound effects on their albums. Performing live for the first time ever, this performance will blend music, theatre and film into a spellbinding concert that will wow and amaze. But beware; this show may be too intense for younger viewers and those afraid of the dark! Additional HalloWeekends entertainment includes “Sideshow – A Carnival of Magic” in the Jack Aldrich Theatre, “Spooky Shenanigans, A Halloween Hullabaloo” in Lusty Lil’s Palace, “The Edge of Madness…LIVE” in the Red Garter Saloon and “Gypsy Fortune Tellers” in the Enchanted Encampment (near the Gemini roller coaster).

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There is plenty of fun for your little ghosts and goblins too. From shows and performances to special areas and attractions just for them, kids will find both tricks and treats during HalloWeekends. New this year will be an expanded Howl-O-Palooza kids’ area, now located along the Wicked Twister Midway and in the Planet Spooky and Kiddy Kingdom children’s areas. Howl-O-Palooza will feature cornstalk and hay bale mazes, pedal tractors, trick-or-treat stations and much more! Kids will also delight in special live entertainment that is suitable for the entire family, including the always-popular “Monster Midway Invasion Celebration” parade, the hit “Skeleton Crew” show in Celebration Plaza, “The Monsters’ Trick-or-Treat” and “Peanuts’ Halloween Show & Kids’ Costume Contest” on the Howl-O-Palooza stage, “The Pumpkin Patch Party with the Peanuts” in the Camp Spooky Theatre and “Snoopy’s Halloween Hijinks” in the Planet Snoopy Gazebo.

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Looking for the ultimate HalloWeekends experience? Then Fright Lane is just for you. Fright Lane allows guests to bypass the lines at all five of Cedar Point’s haunted houses and the CornStalkers fright zone. And if that weren’t enticing enough, Fright Lane includes access to an exclusive Skeleton Key Room in each haunted house that is only available for them to enter. But be warned, all who dare to venture in may not escape!

 

Cedar Point celebrates HalloWeekends from 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday nights, 11 a.m. to midnight on Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays through Nov. 1. For more information, log on to HalloWeekends.com…if you dare!

 

Giveaway

How would you like to win a family four pack of tickets to HalloWeekends for yourself or for your family? All you need to do is fill out the below form to be entered.  The contest will run for one week and will end on October 21, 2014.

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Jumpstart Your Inner Mechanic With Cool Modarri Cars! #dadchat #Giveaway

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Thoughtfull Toys, a new company launched by longtime toy pros who have worked on dozens of successful toys and product lines, has launched its first toy line, Modarri toy
cars. Modarri launched at Toy Fair in February, and now the car line is hitting retail stores.
A trio of toy inventors and professionals—David Silverglate, whose former Rhino Toys business developed the stunningly successful Oball; Brian Gulassa, who has worked for a who’s who of major toy companies and designed over 200 toys in his 25-year career; and Trevor Hite, an operations specialist with over 20 years of experience in multiple fields managing lean and profitable companies—have launched Modarri, beginning with cars in five SKU configurations, ranging from $19.95 each for the four single car varieties to $49.95 for the three-pack.

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The line is launching with a Street Car “S1,” Dirt Car “X1″ and Track Car “T1.” In addition, the DIY model allows people to make completely custom vehicles with their own paint jobs. A three-pack of S1, X1 and T1 vehicles (all colored differently than the single versions of those cars) is the perfect holiday gift. Each comes with a Hex Tool that allows users to take apart and reconfigure their vehicles.

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Modarri was met with such excitement that Popular Science magazine named it one of the best toys of Toy Fair. The line was a finalist for Best Toys at the American Specialty Toy Retailers Association (ASTRA) convention in Phoenix in June. These honors came months before the vehicles even began to be manufactured!

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Each modular car includes a chassis, hood/windshield, seat pan, seat, fenders and frame, hex tool, four wheels, front suspension and rear suspension. The sleek design, modularity, use of the tool and suspension features make Modarri totally unlike any other toy cars in the market. Modarri is a new kind of miniature car line that’s driven with the fingers using realistic steering and suspension. Design your own unique cars for the best performance and looks by swapping parts from one vehicle to another using the included Hex Tool. Invent new tricks and cool moves! Modarri cars aren’t only for kids (recommended for ages 8 to 108; not for ages 0–3 due to small parts).

 

My Take on the Cars

As you can see in my review in the video below, these Modarri cars are so unique with amazing suspension and interchangeable parts. Even though I am an adult, these cars are still something that I would play with with my daughters anytime. I appreciated that the cars came with the screwdriver that would allow me replace the chassis or interchange wheels or work on the cars in other ways. The cars are high quality and well constructed. They are heavy duty metal and with the turn radius on the tires and the built in shocks/suspension, these cars are completely unique and different that any other cars I have seen in the past. I highly recommend these to one and all!

 

Giveaway

How would you like to win this for yourself or for your family? I am giving away one Modarri car to a lucky winner! All you need to do is fill out the below form to be entered.  The contest will run for one week and will end on October 28, 2014.

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Earth to Echo Blu-ray #Giveaway #EchoInsiders

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Earth to Echo

This wonderful journey, “full of adventure, bravery, excitement, and friendship…has something for audiences of all ages” (Claudia Puig, USA Today). The “lively and likable” (Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times) tale is told through the eyes of Tuck, Munch and Alex, a trio of pals who make an out-of-this-world discovery. After receiving signals on their phones, they meet Echo, a small, but amazingly energetic, alien trying to make his way back to his home planet. As they race to help their new friend, the boys will discover that little Echo has touched their hearts in unexpected ways and changed their lives forever.

 

Blu-ray Special Features

  • Creating the Truck Scene
  • Casting the Characters
  • “We Made That!” The Making of Earth to Echo
  • Friends No Matter How Far
  • Six Deleted Scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer

 

Earth to Echo is a tale told through the eyes of Tuck, Munch and Alex, a trio of pals who make an out-of-this-world discovery. The best friends venture out of their neighborhood to find the true meaning of friendship. After receiving signals on their phones, they meet Echo, a small, but amazingly energetic, alien trying to make his way back to his home planet. As they race to help their new friend, the boys will discover that little Echo has touched their hearts in unexpected ways and changed their lives forever. To prepare you for this adventurous, exciting and heart warming film, we have compiled a list of the best ways to spend time with your friends- outside and away from your cell phones!

 

  1. Pick Up Games 

    There is nothing like starting a sports pickup game with all your neighborhood friends. Between sitting in class all day and coming home to do homework, a quick game, whether it is hockey, baseball, basketball or soccer, will let you use up some of that energy you’ve been storing! Not only this, but this is an awesome way to make new friends.

 

  1. Bike Rides 

    With your parents permission of course, take a cruise around the neighborhood with your friends! Also, make sure you wear a helmet. You can use your imagination and make fun adventures out of your journey!

 

  1. Hide N’ Seek 

    A neighborhood game of Hide N’ Seek is the ultimate outside activity. With permission from your parents, and of course, using the buddy system when it comes to hiding, Hide N’ Seek is sure to be an awesome time.

 

  1. Backyard Campout 

    Ask your mom and dad to set up a backyard camp out for you and your friends! Start by setting up a tent and marking your territory with your sleeping bag! You can spend the night telling scary stories and eating S’mores!

 

  1. Chalk 

    The most underrated outside activity has to be chalk! It is so much fun to create fun pictures and even games with all your friends. You can play hopscotch or tic-tac-toe or use your imagination to draw wonderful pictures!

Giveaway

How would you like to win this for yourself or for your family? All you need to do is fill out the below form to be entered.  The contest will run for one week and will end on October 27, 2014.

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Brilliant Sky Toys & Books Pushes Kids To Learn & Grow #DadChat

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Five years ago the beloved toy store chain Brilliant Sky Toys & Books had the brilliant idea to cull through 10,000 high quality kids products that overflowed the shelves of their 17 locations and pick a few favorites. They dubbed them the Brilliance Awards. This year’s 2014 award list features 10 products that are surprisingly low tech. For the fifth year in a row, parents and grandparents alike can use this brilliant list as a guide for holiday shopping, birthday presents and Thanksgiving homecoming gifts.

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The Brilliant Sky chain chooses its Brilliance Award Winners upon quality, the value of open-ended play and the simple beauty of a child’s fascination and delight. With the huge variety of toy buying occasions coming up, there’s truly something for everyone represented in this great group of toys. From finger puppets, arts & crafts kits, dolls and building bricks, it’s evident that childhood playtime really hasn’t changed that much!

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Find a complete listing of all 17 specialty stores across the country from Tennessee and Iowa to Texas and North Carolina at their website, www.BrilliantSkyToys.com.

Lottie

My Take on the Store

This store is one that you have to love. Not only do they have amazing toys (which they do), but they also offer an ethic of care for the customer that you do not see usually at a big box store. Not only do they carry great brands like Melissa and Doug and so much more. From the moment that you walk into the store you get the feeling of family and that the employees truly care about you. Though this store was a little drive from where I live, I have to say that I wish that I had a store nearer to me as it was a blast and the kids loved seeing and trying out many of the toys. I got to try out the a few items from their store including the Loopdeloom, Lottie Dolls and Plus Plus. All of these items were so much fun.  I could talk all day about the intricate detail in the Lottie Snow Queen Doll that my youngest played with or the cool Plus Plus bricks and how easily they go together to create fun things. I could mention that the Loopdeloom was the easiest loom I have used too and I believe if you have a child who may enjoy weaving, this is one that will bring success to any woven project. I could and will say all of these things, but want to make sure that I bring it back to say that all of these items and more unique items like these are found at Brilliant Sky Toys. This is what makes the store so unique, that, along with the personal service that you receive make the experience memorable, and make you want to come back in the future!

PlusPlus

Brilliant Sky Toys & Books pushes children to learn and grow so much more than other stores I have come in contact with. Beyond the great customer service you get such a wide array of educational toys that challenge your child to think and learn and as a parent you know that these toys are of both high quality and high creativity. I highly encourage you to check this store out for yourself, you will not be disappointed!

loopdeloom
Giveaway

How would you like to win one of the toys/books listed below from Brilliant Toys for yourself or for your family? All you need to do is fill out the below form to be entered.  The contest will run for one week and will end on October 23, 2014.
Winner will select one of the following
  • Squigz Starter Set (24 pieces)
  • Plus-Plus Mini-Basic (480 pieces)
  • Lottie Dolls
  • Doodle Quest
  • Create Your Own Storybook
  • Super Stadium Baseball Game
  • LoopDeLoom
  • Sew Cute Sets
  • Illustrated Adventure Stories and Illustrated Fairy Tales
  • Paint Your Own Porcelain Bowls

Winner must be a resident of the U.S.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Winners are chosen at random, if you want all your chances counted, make sure you leave individual comments, not all of them in one!

Winner has 48 hours to contact me or another name will be chosen.

 

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