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I have a theory that cupcakes are a form of feminine oppression. No joke. Allow me to explain.
Your cupcakes for the second grade class are due to the teacher Monday at 8 a.m. sharp. You remember on…

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Sesame Street Meets LEGO for the First Time Ever in New Building Kit

Now you know exactly how to get to Sesame Street.

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Shop Local for The Best Kids Gifts of 2020

Buy online, pickup in store, support small businesses, feel really good.

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The Best Virtual Summer Camps for Kids of All Ages

Whether your kids are into art, robotics or cooking, there’s something for everyone on the internet.

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LEGO NES

Cue the Nostalgia, a LEGO NES Console Is Coming

Recreate your favorite Super Mario experiences from your childhood.

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15 Epic Outdoor Forts for Backyard Fun

Who needs an iPad when you’ve got an outdoor fort? These creations will keep the kids entertained for hours.

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Play On! NYC Toy Stores That Are Delivering

For a birthday, a special occasion, or just because, these local shops are stocked and ready to bring the fun to you!

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15 Awesome Toys Portland Stores Deliver to Families

Keep your kids entertained and engaged with these awesome toys and activities from local Portland shops.

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Buy Local: Curbside Pick-Up & Delivery from These PDX Spots

From kid’s clothing to coffee to garden supplies, these local businesses are offering creative no-contact solutions for shoppers .

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New Activity Kits to Keep Them Busy This Winter

Keep boredom at bay with these simple activity kits you can order now.

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Amazon’s List of Top 100 Toys & Games Has Arrived

It’s time to start your holiday gift list.

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Here Are Your 2019 Toys of the Year

We spent some time at the NYC Toy Fair and these are our top picks for new toys.

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The Hottest LEGO Sets on Amazon for Under $20

Snag these deals on LEGO sets before the holidays!

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10 Harry Potter Gifts on Amazon Perfect for Any Age

No need to spend all your galleons––these gifts are priced just right and perfect for all ages.

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The Hottest Holiday Toys of 2018 You Should Buy Right Now

Don’t wait until December to start checking off your holiday gift list.

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These Black Friday LEGO Deals Are Re-Brick-Ulous

This is your chance to score popular LEGO sets and minifigures at great prices.

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The Nintendo Labo Is Finally Here & It Will Change Playtime In Awesome Ways

The Nintendo Labo is so much more than a cardboard box and it’s going to change how kids interact with their video games.

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7 Creative Snow Day Boredom Busters to Save Your Sanity, Too

Snow day: they can be a beautiful thing and a scary thing. We love staying in our pajamas, skipping our commute to work and having that second (or third) cup of coffee. But it can also prove difficult to keep…

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Let’s Go Fly a Kite! The Carmel Valley Ranch Kite Festival Launches

There is nothing quite like the magic of flying a kite. Except maybe the magic of hundreds of kites taking flight all at once. That’s just what will take place at Carmel’s first ever Kite Festival.

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Engineer Your Playtime With This Modern Dollhouse

This cool “build-your-own-house” toy will introduce your kiddo into the world of engineering.

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The Ultimate Guide to Holiday Shopping at Local Stores

We know it’s possible to do all of your holiday shopping in ten minutes from the palm of your hand (#technologyrocks). But, there’s nothing quite like browsing the local boutiques during the holidays. Check out our faves.

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Score Holiday Sweets Without Turning On Your Oven

Christmas trees and holiday carols may be staples of the season, but if there’s one holiday tradition we look forward to most it’s the surge of holiday goodies filling our homes and our stomachs (even if we feel guilty for…

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Tres Happy Feet

Tiffany Lysene searched for the perfect Ballard storefront to house Mon Petit Shoe, and three months ago, she found it. The 15,000 square foot store that used to be a toy shop now houses cute and affordable finds for babies…

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