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  • The Original DoodleArt Fairy Tales Poster

    Real ReviewsThe Original DoodleArt Fairy Tales Poster

    The Original DoodleArt Fairy Tales poster was a very good family project and my kids ages 5 and up loved it.

  • Jumparoo Air Pogo Jumper

    Real ReviewsJumparoo Air Pogo Jumper

    My kids were thrilled when they found out we had been chosen to review the Jumparoo Air Pogo Jumper. All three (ages 4, 6, and 14) tried to claim it for their own, but I had to convince them it was something they could share. It didn’t take long before they were begging Dad to open it up and air up the ball for them. Dad was very happy to see that a sturdy air pump with a needle was included. Assembly was simple, but we did find quickly that the amount of air needed was different for each child since their weights were so different. Fortunately, adjusting was very easy also.

  • Jurassic Park 3D

    Family Film ReviewsJurassic Park 3D

    Dinosaurs are walking the earth. Again. Just as they did 20 years ago, when Jurassic Park rumbled across big screens in that quaint technology now called 2D, the dinosaurs are the best part of Steven Spielberg’s movie. They’re accompanied here by some adults in need of lessons, from the theme park impresario John Hammond (Richard Attenborough) to the paleontologist Alan Grant (Sam Neill), and they menace children who need only to be protected by their grandfather, the same Mr. Hammond. The fact that Tim (Joseph Mazzello) and Lex (Ariana Richards) are not better protected owes to their grandfather’s…

  • G.I. Joe: Retaliation

    Family Film ReviewsG.I. Joe: Retaliation

    “That’s what happens when you’re in trouble. You go home.” Just so, when Roadblock (Dwayne Johnson) and a couple of his G.I. Joe colleagues — Jaye (Adrianne Palicki) and Flint (D.J. Cotrona) — are in trouble, he brings them to the neighborhood where he grew up. Here he meets up with a childhood friend, Stoop (DeRay Davis), who looks the younger soldiers up and down and deems them “Miley Cyrus and Ryan Seacrest.”

  • Snow Markers

    Real ReviewsSnow Markers

    You can draw in the snow (it’s awesome!). They feature great colors which you can see in the snow. We received a blue and red marker to review and they were very visible.

  • The Croods

    Family Film ReviewsThe Croods

    “With every sun comes a new day, a new beginning, a new hope that things will be better,” narrates Eep (Emma Stone) at the start of The Croods. “Except for me.” Poor Eep. Not only is she a teenager with an overprotective dad and a screaming baby sister, but she’s also living in the Paleolithic era. And that means she and her family are cave people, with sloping foreheads and thick limbs. They’re strong and fast and great hunters and gatherers, but not so quick or adept when it comes to having ideas.

  • Oz the Great and Powerful

    Family Film ReviewsOz the Great and Powerful

    Oscar Diggs (James Franco) is a carnival magician, which is to say he’s a con man. He performs tricks on a stage with the help of assistants, wires, trapdoors, and mirrors, and feels twinges of sadness when he’s revealed to be a fake — as when a little girl in a wheelchair (Joey King) asks him to make her walk, and he must confess that he cannot.

  • UltraSonic Cool Mist Humidifier

    Real ReviewsUltraSonic Cool Mist Humidifier

    The UltraSonic Cool Mist Humidifier, it is not a toy, but would be a wonderful addition to a child’s room. It is easy to use and put together (no tools are required). It is very easy to clean and should be cleaned weekly. The UltraSonic Cool Mist Humidifier is extremely quiet and starts to work right away. There is no waiting time. It is lightweight and the monkey character is quite attractive.

  • Jack the Giant Slayer

    Family Film ReviewsJack the Giant Slayer

    Long ago, in a storybook kingdom far away — or in Great Britain, anyway — two children listen to bedtime stories. One is a farm boy, Jack: his father (Tim Foley) looms almost ominously in his doorway just before he enters, smiles, and sits down to extol the courage of a brave king who saved his subjects from a clan of human-eating giants who descend from the sky. The other child is a princess named Isabelle, whose doting mother (Tandi Wright) tells the same story. And both parents, on opposite ends of the class divide, encourage their kids to seek adventure and do good for the kingdom of Cloister. Put…

  • Electric Football Game

    Real ReviewsElectric Football Game

    We played the Electric Football Game this weekend. The goal post kept falling down and the instructions on the timer were vague to say the least. We finally determined that the small disc with holes were for the bottom of the timer wheels and had to force to apply them because the holes were so small.