Jul 182015
Aerobie Superdisc Giveaway


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

Mar 102015
Build-It-Yourself Eitech Radio Control Monster Truck Review & Giveaway

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

Oct 152014
VTech Learning Toys Review & Giveaway

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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

Sep 192014
VTech’s Go! Go! Smart Animals Tree House Hideaway Playset Review & Giveaway

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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

May 192014
The Best Summer Toys: Steel Sand Digger from HearthSong Review & Giveaway

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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

Apr 012014
Meet the Happy's From The Makers of ZhuZhu Pets - Review & Giveaway

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The Happys Chance


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

Oct 012013
Holiday Gift Guide: Vtech Cora The Smart Cub Review & Giveaway

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Cora the smart cub Vtech


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

Jun 142013
Hot New Toy State Toys: Road Ripper Hatchbacks, 007 Aston Martin & Caterpillar Toy Reviews

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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

Dec 122012
Plasmacar Review & Giveaway (Holiday Gift Guide) US + CAN

Plasmacar red

After hearing about the Plasmacar for quite a while, this unique ride-on finally made its arrival at our Florida home.

Plasmacar Parts

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, butPlasmacar assembly with the help of my sons and the neighborhood boys, the Plasmacar was soon up and running.… Read more

Nov 292012
Mega Bloks HALO UNSC Rhino Review - Now 50 Percent Off (Holiday Gift Guide)

Mega Bloks Halo US Rhino

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