Archive for June, 2007

Quizzle Jr. Puzzle

June 27, 2007


Quizzle Jr. is a special puzzle designed by Hasbro for the younger puzzle crowd. We tested the Disney Quizzle Jr., Nickelodeon Quizzle Jr. and Dinosaur Quizzle Jr. Parents and kids had a blast putting the puzzle together and finding the correct answers to fit in place!! Each puzzle was a hit with boys and girls!
Mommies and Daddies even stayed up late after the kids went to bed to put together these puzzles!! A unique puzzle that all will love!
Find this puzzle at

(Approximate Retail Price: $4.99; Recommended Age: 5 +)


Colgate Toothpaste Recall

June 16, 2007

Toothpaste Recall

Thomas the Train Toys Recall!

June 16, 2007


NEWS from CPSC U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission


Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207

June 13, 2007
Release #07-212
Firm’s Recall Hotline: (866) 725-4407
CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772
CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908

RC2 Corp. Recalls Various Thomas & Friends™ Wooden Railway Toys Due to Lead Poisoning Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed.Name of Products: Various Thomas & Friends™ Wooden Railway Toys

Units: About 1.5 million

Importer/Distributor: RC2 Corp., of Oak Brook, Ill.

Hazard: Surface paints on the recalled products contain lead. Lead is toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health effects.

Incidents/Injuries: None.

Description: The recall involves wooden vehicles, buildings and other train set components for young children listed in the chart below. The front of the packaging has the logo “Thomas & Friends Wooden Railway” on the upper left-hand corner. A manufacturing code may be located on the bottom of the product or inside the battery cover. Toys marked with codes containing “WJ” or “AZ” are not included in this recall.

Recalled Product Name
Red James Engine & Red James’ # 5 Coal Tender
Red Lights & Sounds James Engine & Red James’ #5 Lights & Sounds Coal Tender
James with Team Colors Engine & James with Team Colors #5 Coal Tender
Red Skarloey Engine
Brown & Yellow Old Slow Coach
Red Hook & Ladder Truck & Red Water Tanker Truck
Red Musical Caboose
Red Sodor Line Caboose
Red Coal Car labeled “2006 Day Out With Thomas” on the Side
Red Baggage Car
Red Holiday Caboose
Red “Sodor Mail” Car
Red Fire Brigade Truck
Red Fire Brigade Train
Deluxe Sodor Fire Station
Red Coal Car
Yellow Box Car
Red Stop Sign
Yellow Railroad Crossing Sign
Yellow “Sodor Cargo Company” Cargo Piece
Smelting Yard
Ice Cream Factory

Sold at: Toy stores and various retailers nationwide from January 2005 through June 2007 for between $10 and $70.

Manufactured in: China

Remedy: Consumers should take the recalled toys away from young children immediately and contact RC2 Corp. for a replacement toy.

Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact RC2 Corp. toll-free at (866) 725-4407 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. CT Monday through Thursday and between 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. CT Friday, or visit the firm’s Web site at

Check out this great Summer Read!

June 15, 2007


The Perfectly True Tales of a Perfect Size 12 by Robin Gold.

We just got this book in for review and I’m sure any Mommy will love laying by the pool and catching some much needed me time with this adorable novel!