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  • Isabelle Palmer: American Girl of the Year 2014

    Isabelle Palmer: American Girl of the Year 2014

    10 years ago

    Meet Isabelle Palmer, American Girl of the Year for 2014. Learn about the character, see the doll, her accessories, books, movie, and info.

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    Saige Copeland: American Girl of the Year 2013

    11 years ago

    Saige Copeland is the Girl of the Year Doll for 2013. She'll be making her official debut on Tuesday, January 1st. So far we know that she is a creative and sensitive 4th grader from New Mexico. The doll has long Auburn hair, bright blue eyes, and...

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    McKenna Brooks: American Girl of the Year 2012

    11 years ago

    Her first name, McKenna, was announced on the American Girl Cruise in November. Early on we found out she was a ten year old gymnast in 4th grade living in Seattle, WA. We've got a sneak peek of both the first book cover and the McKenna 18" doll....

  • Old York Maine

    Old York Maine

    10 years ago

    My daughter's 3rd grade class had a field trip to Old York, Maine and I was one of the chaperones. They were learning about the Puritans, and York, Maine is one of New England's earliest colonial settlements. The Museums of Old York include 9...

  • Madonna Concert Tours

    Madonna Concert Tours

    12 years ago

    The announcement of Madonna's 2012 World Tour followed her performance at the Bridgestone Super Bowl Halftime show. She'll be promoting her new MDNA album album (which comes out on March 26th 2012), as well as performing her biggest hits I'm sure. ...

  • Thomas Sabo Pop Now

    Thomas Sabo Pop Now

    10 years ago

    * Pop Music * Pop Art * Pop Culture * Thomas Sabo launched the new Spring/Summer 2011 Sterling Silver Collection at the Soho House Berlin December 2, 2010. About 250 fashion and lifestyle press from 14 countries were there to get a first look at...

  • Thomas Sabo Charms

    Thomas Sabo Charms

    12 years ago

    These sterling silver charms make the perfect Valentine's Day gift for your sweetheart. But, don't be limited to just one day of the year! Give Thomas Sabo Charms for birthdays, anniversaries, or any day you want to let her know you care. Sabo...

  • Katy Perry on Tour

    Katy Perry on Tour

    12 years ago

    Katy Perry (Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson) is a pop icon whose been on top of the world since 2008. She's loved for her quirky, offbeat style. Her California Dreams Tour starts in Europe this February. She'll be visiting Portugal, Italy, Switzerland,...

  • Nassau, Bahamas

    Nassau, Bahamas

    12 years ago

    Nassau, Bahamas is on the the Island of New Providence. Nassau is the capital, the largest city, and the commercial center of The Bahamas. My husband and I chose to visit Nassau for our 10th anniversary. We were there in January 2011. The first...

  • Tail Towns

    Tail Towns

    11 years ago

    Coming in 2012? Tail Towns is a new online social world from Ganz related to a series of collectible woodland creatures. It reminds me of a mix between Calico Critters and Webkinz World, but this is intended for an older following of teen girls...

  • Kanani Akina: American Girl of the Year 2011

    Kanani Akina: American Girl of the Year 2011

    12 years ago

    Kanani Akina is the Girl of the Year Doll for 2011. She made her debut on Saturday, January 1st. Kanani is a cheerful girl who helps others by sharing the aloha spirit. Whether she's greeting visitors at her family's shaved ice shop or protecting...

  • Griffin's LightBoard for iPad

    Griffin's LightBoard for iPad

    11 years ago

    LightBoard is the draw, write, play with an iPad case for children. It turns your iPad into a kid-safe art activity center. With LightBoard your iPad is surrounded in a shatter-resistant polycarbonate shell with openings for the speakers and...

  • Zomm Wireless Leash for Mobile Phones

    Zomm Wireless Leash for Mobile Phones

    10 years ago

    I was just watching a podcast and came across the Zomm. It seems like it would be the perfect gift to buy that person that has everything. Most people can't live without their mobile phone these days, they're just lost without it. Problem is,...

  • Zoobles!


    11 years ago

    Of all the current collectible toys for younger kids, I think Zoobles are some of the cutest! The are tiny, colorful, plastic animals that start out as a ball, and pop open when placed on their magnetized "Happitat". Zoobles from Spin Master are...

  • Hexbug Micro Robotic Creatures

    Hexbug Micro Robotic Creatures

    12 years ago

    Hexbugs are tiny toy robots that come in different shapes, sizes and colors. Styles include the Hexbug Nano, Original, Inchworm, Crab, and Ant. Each one has it's own behaviors and methods of getting around. Hexbugs make unique, fun gifts for kids...

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    Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns

    8 years ago

    Carving pumpkins is one of the best traditions of the fall months. To make your Jack-o-Lantern stand out, try using a stencil. Here are dozens of printable patterns to make a great Jack-o-Lantern.

  • Disney Princess Rapunzel: Tangled

    Disney Princess Rapunzel: Tangled

    10 years ago

    It seems like we were just introduced to Princess Tiana, but Disney already has a new princess added to the mix. Princess Rapunzel is the main character in the 3D CG animated Tangled, which opened on November 24th 2010. Rapunzel, voiced by Mandy...

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    A Fun Way to Learn US State Capitals

    12 years ago

    Looking for a unique way for elementary school kids to memorize state capitals? Try the state capitals song and video from Warner Bros. Animaniacs. It's from a Season One; Episode 20, skit titled Wakko's America. Wakko names the 50 states and...

  • Brain Quest: Educational Tools That Make Learning Fun!

    Brain Quest: Educational Tools That Make Learning Fun!

    11 years ago

    Our family loves Brain Quest. We first got a deck of their Questions & Answers as a birthday present for our daughter when she was in preschool. We've been buying them each year ever since. Their slogan is "It's fun to be smart!". I love that. In...

  • Mazin' Hamsters

    Mazin' Hamsters

    11 years ago

    MAZIN' Hamsters are here! Build mazes and play with these cute little animals in a 3D habitat right in Webkinz World. Each MAZIN' Hamster plush toy comes with a special code that unlocks a hamster ball and custom tube design for use in Webkinz...

  • Disney's Golden Oak Residential Resort Community

    Disney's Golden Oak Residential Resort Community

    12 years ago

    Have you ever wanted to live at Walt Disney World? I'm not talking about in Celebration, the community just outside of Disney (which is no longer Disney owned, sad). I mean right there, somewhere between Cinderella's Castle and Spaceship Earth. ...

  • Taliesin West - Scottsdale, Arizona

    Taliesin West - Scottsdale, Arizona

    11 years ago

    Taliesin West was the Winter home, school, and studio of architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Taliesin is a Welsh term meaning "shining brow". Taliesin West was literally built from the desert floor on the brow of a hill in the Sonoran Desert. Wright and...

  • Vulture Gold Mine - Wickenburg, Arizona

    Vulture Gold Mine - Wickenburg, Arizona

    11 years ago

    Vulture Gold Mine is in Maricopa County Arizona, just outside the town of Wickenburg. The Mine was discovered by Henry Wickenburg in 1863. It went on to become the largest producing gold mine in Arizona's history. President Franklin Roosevelt...

  • Devil's Bridge Trail - Sedona, Arizona

    Devil's Bridge Trail - Sedona, Arizona

    12 years ago

    Devil's Bridge is the largest natural sandstone arch in the Sedona area. It's also the perfect trail for people who aren't seasoned hikers. My husband, 8 year old daughter, and myself all agree this was our favorite part of our family trip around...

  • Silly Bandz and other Brands

    Silly Bandz and other Brands

    11 years ago

    Silly Bandz, from Brainchild Products, are the original die molded silicone bracelets. The colorful fun shapes come in themed packs of different sizes. Some themes are harder to find than others, making them a sought-after collectible. Kids all...

  • Webkinz Small Signature Pets

    Webkinz Small Signature Pets

    12 years ago

    Introducing Webkinz Small Signature Pets! First came Webkinz Signature Pets, then the Signature Endangered Pets were announced, and now a third line of pets will be added to the Ganz lineup...Small Signature Pets! This series of plush pets was...

  • Webkinz Signature Endangered Pets

    Webkinz Signature Endangered Pets

    11 years ago

    On January 22nd, 2010 Ganz announced this new line of Signature Pets. Signature Endangered pets are large, soft & cuddly stuffed animals. When you adopt one of these pets you are given a special piece of furniture from a Signature Endangered room...

  • Japanese Erasers

    Japanese Erasers

    12 years ago

    Japanese erasers are colorful miniature characters, toys, and foods for kids to collect, trade, and play with. Their puzzle designs allow them to be taken apart and put back together, and they are functioning erasers kids can use in school or at...

  • ImagiPLAY Puzzles

    ImagiPLAY Puzzles

    11 years ago

    ImagiPLAY is a company that creates high quality educational toys for children. Their motto is "Toys with Integrity." Every toy is made from renewable, sustainable materials and produced with earth friendly practices. Their most popular and well...

  • Harumika from Bandai America

    Harumika from Bandai America

    9 years ago

    This Japanese toy trend is now a hit among kids in the US as well. Young aspiring fashion designers get a chance to test out their creativity with Harumika. The best part is there's no sewing required. Pieces can be used and reused to their...

  • Groovy Girls from Manhattan Toy

    Groovy Girls from Manhattan Toy

    12 years ago

    Groovy Girls are an award winning line of soft fashion dolls and trendy accessories for girls ages 3-12. With their unique hairstyles and outfits these funky dolls inspire girls to embrace their own sense of style. An alternative to Bratz and...

  • Disney Princess Tiana: The Princess and the Frog

    Disney Princess Tiana: The Princess and the Frog

    12 years ago

    She's the newest Disney Princess for little girls everywhere to fall in love with. Tiana is from Disney's newest hand-drawn animated movie The Princess and the Frog , which is set in the French Quarter of New Orleans during the Jazz Age. Tiana,...

  • Lanie Holland: American Girl of the Year 2010

    Lanie Holland: American Girl of the Year 2010

    12 years ago

    Lanie Holland is the Girl of the Year Doll for 2010. She made her debut on Friday, January 1st. She is an 18" doll with curly blond hair and hazel eyes. Lanie comes dressed in a green and blue striped rugby dress, blue & white shoes, and blue...


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