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Automoblox: In the Fast Lane!

Tweet Manufacturer of the coolest wooden cars around, Automoblox had some exciting news to share recently: Automoblox announces their sponsorship of Highcroft Racing. The Automoblox logo will be featured on the rear of the #1 HPD ARX-01c chassis that Highcroft will campaign in this year’s American Le Mans Series. (via Facebook) How cool is that? […]

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Help for Empty Easter Baskets

Tweet A day many anticipate is finally tomorrow: the Vernal Equinox, better known as the first day of Spring! We look forward to the picnics, playtime and overall fun that the season provides. Another occasion that stimulates spring-like thoughts is of course, Easter! Bunnies and chicks, eggs and food coloring, and like it or not, […]

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Kettler Kettrike Junior

Customer Questions: Expert Kettrike Comparison Advice

Tweet Today, one of our managers, Sarah (and Kettrike expert!) answers a very common customer question, especially as the temperatures start to creep up! Question: With Spring just around the corner, I wanted to buy one of the Kettler Trikes for my child. With so many choices, how do I know which one is best […]

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What Toys are New for 2010? Our Toy Fair Review!

Tweet What can I say – sorry for the delay on the highlights of the 2010 Toy Fair! Sometimes – who am I kidding, ALL the time – sifting through the notes, catalogs, handouts, and the other material we get at Toy Fair is a laborious, time-consuming process. But, we are definitely not complaining over […]

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Colorful Shopping Carts

Grocery Shop in Style with Melissa & Doug: A Staff Review

Tweet A few years back, my hometown grocery store, Albertsons, made some strong efforts to make the often-mundane shopping experience just a little more “fun,” in the broadest sense of the term. One element of this was strictly for the kids: metal shopping carts in just their size. The store probably only had two dozen […]

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A Nine Year Old’s Amazing Golden Goal

Tweet The highly entertaining 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia came to a close with a thrilling gold medal game in men’s hockey between the United States and host Canada. In what was the most publicized and popular hockey game since the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” U.S. victory over the then-U.S.S.R., the commentators acknowledged […]

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