We are always on the lookout for great toys that keep our kids busy and on the move. This summer our four kids have had a blast with the Aerobie Superdisc, a frisbee designed for optimal performance. Whether we are just playing around at home, spending the day at a local park or at the beach, the Aerobie Superdisc is easy to bring along, and it is sure to provide lots of active fun.… Read more
Do you have a favorite toy from childhood that you wanted to give to your child? The Tin Toy Arcade might just have the toy you’re looking for in stock, because they have a myriad of classic toys, vintage toys, tin toys and fun wind-up toys that makes kids of all ages want to play.
Finding the right gifts for teen and tween boys can be difficult, especially if you want to avoid the video game section. Here in the Frugality Is Free family we put an emphasis on creativity, imagination and knowledge, and as a result we have four creative, independent thinking, book-loving and active kids. A week ago our middle son turned 9, and he is especially difficult to find gifts for, because he is all about sharks.… Read more
Bellamy Blue is growing up by the second, and now that the baby toys are packed away, we are looking for great learning toys for toddlers for Christmas. Our boys have grown up with VTech learning toys, and so of course we turn to VTech once again. This year VTech has some fun new , educational learning toys out, and Bellamy Blue got a chance to check out some of them.… Read more
When it comes to gifts for the kids this holiday season, we focus on books and toys that can keep our kids entertained, let them use their imaginations, and toys that they can play with both independently or together. The newest toy in the Frugality Is Free play area is VTech’s Go! Go! Smart Animals Tree House Hideaway Playset, which is a new playset for kids ages 1 to 5 years old.… Read more
Summer is right around the corner, but here in South Florida it sure feels like summer already, and our boys are counting down the days to summer vacation. At this time of the year, I always try to come up with the best summer toys for the kids, especially since our youngest son has a summer birthday. Our go to places for the best summer toys for kids are HearthSong and Magic Cabin, because these companies have the best selection of classic toys for kids that bring back nostalgic memories as well as new toys that are sure to become classics.… Read more
The Frugality Is Free family recently got a new pet – it’s a furry pet that does not give us any allergic reactions, and he can even stay inside because he doesn’t shed.
Let me introduce you to Chance, a cute and furry puppy from the Happy’s. The Happy’s is the newest sensation from Cepia, the makers of ZhuZhu Pets.… Read more
This year Christmas is very special at our house, because this is Bellamy Blue’s first Christmas, and it is our family’s first Christmas with a girl in the house. We have been looking for some very special gifts for our little Bellamy Blue, and of course her three big brothers think everything has to be pink for her. When we discovered Cora The Smart Cub, we knew that we had found the perfect present for our baby girl.… Read more
Summer vacation has arrived in most of the country, and here in South Florida we try to spend as much time outdoors as possible. In my attempt to keep the boys active and away from the television as much as possible, I have been looking for the best new toys on the market. Toy State has rolled out several fantastic collections of vehicles for kids of all ages, and these powerful cars sure keep my boys entertained in the summer heat whether they are indoors or outside.… Read more
After hearing about the Plasmacar for quite a while, this unique ride-on finally made its arrival at our Florida home.
Curious and a bit puzzled about the popularity of this different ride-on, the kids and I put it together ourselves in no time. It took a little man power, but with the help of my sons and the neighborhood boys, the Plasmacar was soon up and running.… Read more
The Mega Bloks Halo collection is a big hit at our house, because with three boys there is just never enough action. The Mega Bloks HALO UNSC Rhino and other Mega Bloks Halo building sets have been at the top of the wish list, because my 10-year-old is dreaming about a career in the military, and the USNC Rhino has not disappointed.… Read more