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For us, toys and the people who love them are all about having fun. After all, we’re a bunch of goofs! Let us show you what makes us say, “Wow” when it comes to kids, toys, and “way back when!” Because while we are about selling fun toys, we all known people need more “fun” in their lives!

This Spud was a Stud! – Take Me Back Tuesday remembers Mr. Potato Head

Tweet I remember a time when playing with your food was fun (I still enjoy playing with my food in fact), and when fashion and function blended together to create a toy unlike any other. I’m talking about the perfectly plastic, spud stud himself – Mr. Potato Head! And, how did this phenomenon begin? Here [...]

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Take Me Back Tuesday remembers How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Tweet I may be a serious teacher in training, but nothing makes me happier than to act like a kid again, especially during the holiday season. During this time of year, most people (excluding Scrooges) revert back to their childhood as they put up shiny decorations and watch their favorite Christmas specials. Though I’m unwilling [...]

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A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words (And I Have Eight!) – An Ode to Sidewalk Chalk Creations

Tweet It seems as though sidewalk chalk has been around since the beginning of time – it’s always been here whether white or colorful. I used to spend hours as a kid coloring stick figures on my driveway and playing hopscotch on the sidewalk (it was always a “I don’t know what to do” activity), [...]

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The Luck of the Draw – Take Me Back Tuesday remembers the Uno Game

Tweet To this day I am the reigning Uno champion among my family and my friends. While most of them say that my luck is too good to be true (ahem… that I cheated), I say that I’m merely lucky – lucky enough to attract most “Draw Four” and “Wild” cards in the pile. I [...]

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Do Not Pass Go; Do Not Collect $200 – Take Me Back Tuesday remembers Monopoly

Tweet For unlucky individuals, “Do not pass go; Do not collect $200” is the most terrifying phrase of the money-loving game – Monopoly! A game that has allowed generations of people to buy and sell their way to the top without spending a dime, Monopoly appeals to the capitalist in all of us! I mean, [...]

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Bounce, Pounce, and Flip – A New Action Sport for our Gymnic Hop Balls

Tweet I remember the good old days when extreme sports were skateboarding and skydiving, but as more kids and adults attempt to conquer extreme sports, sport innovators reinventing the concept of “extreme” in hopes of out-performing everyone else. While trying to create a sport no one has ever seen before, one amazing kid has combined [...]

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