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Thursday, November 4, 2010

Holiday Gift Guide: Luncbox Reviews Plus Oompa Gift Card Live Giveaway Friday 11/5 8PM




I admit, I use my iPhone to distract my kids. It's a great tool to keep them busy and occupied while you're grocery shopping, at church or anywhere else. It can also be educational if you have the right apps. Libby has been using my iPhone since she was probably one year old. She learned her colors, shapes and can count 1 to 10 before she even turned 2 from playing games with my iPhone. Now she's 3 years old and she probably owns majority of apps in my iPhone and my husband's iPhone.

iPhone apps are great because they are cheap. You can get quality apps for $0.99. However it can be frustrating sometimes because some are horrible. I've paid a few times thinking it's a great app only to find out they are useless. That is why I am so excited to find out about a website called Lunchbox Reviews. You can find great quality iPhone and iPad apps that are child-friendly and age-appropriate.

Lunchbox Reviews make it easy for you to find the right apps so you will know exactly if that particular app is appropriate for your child. It will definitely save you money. And if you are looking for certain app that teaches your child numbers or spelling, you can find them easily! You can also find the top 10 Best Kids App.

I really wish I've known about Lunchbox Reviews before. It would save me a lot of frustrations and money! We are planning to give Libby an iPod Touch this Christmas so I will definitely keep this website in mind the next time I buy an app for her!

GIVEAWAY

LunchBox Reviews and Oompa is teaming up to give one of my readers $25 Oompa Gift Card! This will be a LIVE GIVEAWAY!

Visit LunchBox Review and tell me your favorite app. Come back here Friday 11/5 8PM for the Live Giveaway. You must do the mandatory entry to join the Live Giveaway!

COMMENT #350 WINS! GOOD LUCK!

Disclosure
I received product mentioned above for free
from the company or representing PR.
NO other payment was given.
This is my honest opinion, yours may be different.

324 comments:

  1. My favorite is Bionic Eye! Great for living in NYC :)
    Amy
    amyjlustig@gmail.com

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  2. Gertrude McFuzz- Dr Seuss!

    bbm2jwmATyahooDOTcom

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  3. I would like to download the Ribbit Match It
    app.

    zippieee@msn.com

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  4. Has it started yet?

    zippieee@msn.com

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  5. I love Oompa! I am planning on getting my daughter one of the Haba Dolls for Christmas...I just have to decide which one. :)

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  6. I love Haba Stuff, Dana. you can't go wrong with their products.

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  7. Are we the only ones here? *echo*

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  8. SORRY GUYS I WAS PUTTING MY DAUGHTER TO SLEEP :) GOOD LUCK! COMMENT 350 WINS!

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  9. I agree QueenB They have the cutest things!!

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  10. MAKE SURE YOUR FIRST COMMENT IS YOUR FAVORITE APP! THANKS!

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  11. It's okay..I'm gonna go tweet this!

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  12. ethel can u please turn captcha off just for this?

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  13. did anyone see an app for helping 5-6 year olds learn coins and stuff?

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  14. Happy Friday everyone!!

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  15. looks like Oompa hAS WONDERFUL ITEMS

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  16. glad it only goes to 350 with word verification it's hard

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  17. QueenB I looked but didn't see an app.

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  18. I had never heard of that app before

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  19. I love live giveaways!!

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  20. @ Dana- I looked too. My 5 year old is just.not.getting.it and I was hopeful. oh well

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  21. I love their dolls and doll accesories.

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  22. i love live giveaways too but I'm hopeful there wont be captcha for the whole time

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  23. @barbara- we're almost at 30. which i was about to say was 10% of the way. but i would be wrong!!

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  24. QueenB My oldest is 11 and I remember thinking the same thing.

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  25. Just keep on typing ladies! lol

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  26. Win the new Snickers Peanut Butter Squared candy - 11/30
    http://barbarasbeat.blogspot.com/2010/11/win-snickers-peanut-butter-squared-1130.html

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  27. Dana- her homework is all coins and money stuff this week and um...we're too alike. hard. she loves my itouch tho. oh well.

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  28. Is everyone doing well this lovely Friday night?

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  29. Win Robi Comb, an economical, electronic safe lice killer - 11/15
    http://barbarasbeat.blogspot.com/2010/10/win-robi-comb-economical-electronic.html

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  30. Win 5 Baskin Robbins $2 GC ($10)- 11/15
    http://barbarasbeat.blogspot.com/2010/10/win-5-baskin-robbins-2-gc-1115.html

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  31. hey guys i have a TON of giveaways if you are bored after this- several cloth diaper giveaways (without super high entries most under 200) and a bunch of others...,including a custom my twinn doll

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  32. lol Isn't it amazing how they can master a computer and things like the Itouch so easy...and then other things ...they just struggle with.

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  33. @ luv to save yes its off!! thanks!!

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  34. oooh those MY Twinn dolls are adorable!

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  35. Win the new Snickers Peanut Butter Squared candy - 11/30
    http://barbarasbeat.blogspot.com/2010/11/win-snickers-peanut-butter-squared-1130.html

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  36. I like the Rabbit and Turtle's Amazing Race app!
    bekki1820cb at gmail dot com

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  37. I still need to go to the store after this..keep putting it off.

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  38. My favorite is Highlights Hidden Pictures from Mobad Games.

    LittleLadybug_17(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  39. Make Sure you guys come back tomorrow for another live giveaway. Halo wearable blanket. I'll post pillow pet soon!

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  40. We love Oompa as well!
    bekki1820cb at gmail dot com

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  41. http://www.mamalovesherbargains.com/2010/11/my-twinn-giveaway-ultimate-holiday-gift.html

    :o)

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  42. They have great infant and toddler toys!
    bekki1820cb at gmail dot com

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  43. http://www.mamalovesherbargains.com/2010/11/sonic-drive-in-review-giveaway-2.html

    also have $100 to sonic giveaway (and 2nd winner gets $25)

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  44. I like that Lunch Box reviews . Nice to see you can check out what others think before downloading.

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  45. *waving*

    hi all!!

    is everyone here 2nite a bloggeR?

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  46. Love live giveaways! :)
    bekki1820cb at mailWe love Oompa as well!
    bekki1820cb at gmail dot com dot com

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  47. hey..There is another Dana!! Hi Dana!

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  48. I need entries and subscribers

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  49. Those Halo sleep sacks are too cute. I don't have a baby anymore, but I would want one if I did.

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  50. @Barbara- I have Read My Feed Weekends that goes all weekend - JUST for RSS subscribe- its not a huge hop yet but I'm steadily gaining. and I do mailbox monday...on...mondays...LOL but that one is for email subscribing (i think you did one of them last week)

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  51. I love blogging and staying home now

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  52. Whoops...didn't mean for that comment to be like that! LOL!
    bekki1820cb at gmail dot com

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  53. Win the new Snickers Peanut Butter Squared candy - 11/30
    http://barbarasbeat.blogspot.com/2010/11/win-snickers-peanut-butter-squared-1130.html

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  54. Anyone having allergy issues. UGHH

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  55. @rebecca o- you might like my blog right now. i'm in a holiday gift guide with 6 other blogs and i went a little overboard saying yes to people and i'm having a ton this month!!

    www.mamalovesherbargains.com

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  56. Have to put the little guy to bed soon

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  57. actually if you guys are bloggers too, put your link, i'll gladly go follow a few ways!! 350 will take a while LOL

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  58. I wish I knew how to make a gift guide

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  59. Queen B
    I DO love your blog! I actually enter your giveaways all the time! LOL

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  60. I am trying to get more giveaways and contacts

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  61. Where is everyone at... Im in Texas here.

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  62. @rebecca o- i thought you looked familiar!! thank you!!

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  63. @barbara its not that hard. seriously. if i can do it anyone can!

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  64. http://barbarasbeat.blogspot.com/
    let me know and I will follow back

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  65. http://2everythinginbetween.blogspot.com

    I have not really gotten into blogging yet...I have done a few giveaways for CSN and I did one of my own sponsored ones...but I am trying to get into it more...i spend more time entering giveaways! lol

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  66. I have a blog but I don't do any reviews or giveaways. However, I love those who do !

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  67. @gueenb your welcome! you always have something good going!

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  68. I am not able to whip through these things like you guys

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  69. dana- a blog is a blog i like to find new blogs to follow!!!

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  70. @QueenB I wish I could - make a tute for me

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  71. I have learned about so many new stores, products, etc through blogs

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  72. I would love to do a CSN giveaway don't have a contact

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  73. i am really addicted to cloth diapering....so i love when i find really awesome cloth diaper giveaways! which i am seeing more and more of theses days!

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  74. aww thanks. I have to get better about posting..right now I am in a slump..only about once a week.

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  75. @QueenB when do the My Twinn doll and Sonic giveaways end? I'm definitely going to enter :)

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  76. Barbara- just be yourself, and send pitches to companies you like. Everyone does it their own way. Mine is heavily skewed towards kids and women!!

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  77. @Barbra CSNPromoTeam@csnstores.com
    they came to me....but I am sure you can go to them and offer!

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  78. I feel so lazy sometimes. I see all these great posts going up everyday on other sites, plus a giveaway or two..plus they have little ones and work outside the home. I wish I had that type of energy.

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  79. @Rebecca I am now following your blog

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  80. We've passed 100! Woohoo!

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  81. Thanks Barbra! I already follow yours!

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  82. I don't have a blog but wish I did

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  83. YES thats my contact too!!! for csn


    Barbara I'm GFC following and you are on my google feed reader now. and i was already email subscribed


    @rebecca O i am RSS sub'd in my google reader and GFC follow - do you have email subscribe option?

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  84. My Twinn doll - I have been entering those

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  85. I have been contacting companies to ask, too

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  86. Love The button! So cute!

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  87. @ dana (with no pic)

    my twinn ends 11/20 - they need up to 4 weeks to customize the doll for you so i wanted enough time for that to happen


    and sonic ends 11/17

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  88. @QueenB I wonder if your site is the one I entered - if not I will be there

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  89. I can't believe it's already November.

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  90. awesome!! comment 250 it is!

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  91. @barbara- keep plugging away. i've had yes from people i figured i had nothing to lose with- and zero response from people who usually 'work with anyone"

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  92. LOL luv to save, dont' want to be here till 11 pm?

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  93. @ Queen B nope no email option yet...I actually don't know how to do that yet...but I am learning...hopefully that will come soon!

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  94. By the way.. Those Planet Wise wet bags are awesome. I have one from last year!!

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  95. I just tweeted again.

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  96. @rebecca if you are on blogger its an easy few clicks.

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  97. I do not own a smart phone, so these apps I cannot use, but the Doodle dinosaurs one looks awesome, so I will go with that one ;)

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  98. @QueenB Thanks! I'm going to enter when this is done. My daughter would love that doll!

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  99. Oompa is a great store.. they have the best Brands!

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  100. I am trying to check out sites and getting behind

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  101. @dana- i know! and it coordinates with the bathroom. bonus. i have the river rock that stays in the diaper bag. you'd never know its about 2 years old!

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  102. yeah....guess he's not going to be anytime soon!

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  103. my friend leandrea has same giveaway for mytwinn- link is in my post for it

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  104. Lol do guys like this? If not I won't do them anymore

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  105. Those dolls are quite cute!

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  106. @queen b I am on blogger. i will look into it after this is over! thanks!

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  107. I was comment #350 last time I was involved in one of these lol I won a gift basket that time! Still got the raspberry honey mustard dip for the pretzels (ate the pretzels already lol)

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  108. I love Live giveaways.

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  109. i really want a smartphone but cannot justify the cost. the itouch is fabulous though!!

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  110. ohhh..comment 250 is even better!

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  111. They are more fun because you get the results right away!!

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  112. yes, Queen B yours is the one I am following, entered and all

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  113. here's a fun question: what will you USE the $25 gc for if you win???

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  114. idk what i would use it for yet...they have soooo many awesome items to choose from!!

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  115. barbara check the entries thing for the coupons are great link

    double your chances

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  116. I love these live giveaways. Im lucky I checked my email at the time I did because I thought I missed it! (I thought it was at noon EST today lol)

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  117. QueenB we love our Itouch as well. I would like to get the new one with the camera though.

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  118. I am sure I can find a hundred things my son would love...

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  119. i'm eyeing some of the musical instruments for my 1 year old

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  120. your just in time @ashley n! glad to see someone else join it!!

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  121. Definitely one of the Haba Dolls for my daughter.
    I also like the Blabla stuffed toys too.

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  122. @dana i KNOW. i'd love it. i wish mine had camera. sigh.

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  124. haven't had a chance to
    check out Dana yet

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  125. Ashley it's comment 250 now...I cant change the post I'm using my phone.

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  126. And Crocodile Creek! They have the cutest bags and lunch boxes!

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  127. This is where we post the mandatory entry? This is where I posted mine, so I wanted to double check lol

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  128. OMG they have play ravioli.

    love haba. seriously.

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  129. Ok Luv to Save! Thanks for letting me know!

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  130. I think the hangman app would be fun for the kids to play together (and work on their spelling!)
    rach62803 at yahoo dot com

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  131. They have some fun card games i bet my little guy would love

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  132. I wish I could breath out of my left nostril.. uggh

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  133. I like live giveaways. It's nice being able to chat with other people.

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  134. I love the Frogs and Fireflies app!

    Darwinsfrg AT hotmail DOT com

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  135. @queenb my son loves all kinds of pretend toys...like ravioli!

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  136. yay even more new people!!

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  137. it seems like the web is going slower

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  138. hape animalz are fabulous. i already have most of them. i mean, um...the kids do.

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  139. I love the doll carriers and strollers too. soo cute!

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  140. I jumped in late!
    rach62803 at yahoo dot com

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  141. OMG....the Dante Beatrix book bags are phenomenal!

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  142. we are almost at 200.

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  143. Man, I need to do dishes badly >.<

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  144. My son might be getting one for christmas....even though he wont be going to school til next fall!!!

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  145. I love the pretend play stuff - have you guys checked it out?

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  146. now i want to shop. curse you oompa!! *shaking fist*

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  147. I love that you can shop by brand...

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  148. They have so much great stuff.

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  149. My computer is moving really slow....maybe b/c the blog is busy?

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  150. i always enjoy shopping by brand. and by sale pricing.

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  151. Love wooden toys for my little guy...so much better then plastic

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  152. Oooo, the rise n shine coffee maker - my kids would love to have their morning coffee with mommy LOL

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  153. Im surprised this isnt going much faster!

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