Minecraft at Best Buy! Check out the Selection!

Disclosure:  The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Minecraft games, toys, and collectibles are always a hit but especially around the holidays!  You can find an amazing assortment of Minecraft products at Best Buy.  Including an Xbox One S console bundle, additional Minecraft games and Minecraft toys and collectibles.  Family-friendly fun … [Read more...]

Big Screen? Your Solution For Large Screen, Daytime Viewing! SPORTS, GAMING, MOVIES!!!

Disclosure:  The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Do you love to watch a big game with family and friends?  Any Saturday in the fall, you can find us tuned in to college football.  Any Sunday in the fall, you can find us tuned in to pro football.  And this year?  The MLB playoffs, baby!  We are watching the Cubs!  It's the best reason to have a … [Read more...]

Shopping For The Whole Family At #RadioShack This Holiday Season #Sponsored #MC

Have you been to RadioShack lately? My daughter, mom, and I headed over there for some holiday shopping and we were able to see the new updated look for ourselves.  So far, close to 2,000 stores have completed a "reset" with new paint and interior signage, updating to current brand standards.  The signage was one of the things my mom noticed first - how easy it was to find everything.  By the end of 2013 (very soon!), RadioShack will have more … [Read more...]

Holiday Toy Guide: Gifts from K’NEX!

Typhoon Frenzy Roller Coaster Building Set from K'NEX I love roller coasters!  From the first time I rode one to our last trip to Disney World, I've loved to ride them.  K'NEX brings that fun to building and lets kids build their own roller coaster.  The new Typhoon Frenzy Roller Coaster Building Set from K'NEX lets you build with over 640 K'NEX parts & pieces including, rods, connectors and track, and add motorized power to send the silver … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Shopping? Letters to Santa say “K’NEX This Year”! Two Super Mario Bros. Themes Exclusive to TOYS “R” US®.

Dear Santa... One of the most popular items on letters to Santa every year are building sets.  Kids love to build!  The fun people at K'NEX have taken building sets to a new level with their theme sets.  Combine a love for building with Super Mario Brothers?  Genius! The New Super Mario Bros. 2 Thwomps Building Set lets kids go on adventures with Mario and Luigi.  This K'NEX set features a jump disk and launcher, so Mario can run and jump … [Read more...]

Classic Toys To Share With Your Kids This Christmas – Lincoln Logs

Memories of Christmas mornings...   What do you remember?   Running downstairs in your pajamas, mom and dad following slowly and sleepily.  Tearing open wrapping paper.  Then playing with new toys!  Did you have Lincoln Logs under your tree?  I love having toys that can instantly be played with under the tree and Lincoln Logs are one of those.  Even though little ones will appreciate these the most, on Christmas morning kids of every age … [Read more...]

K’NEX Toys! Imagine. Build. Play! Yellow Submarine Set Exclusive to Toys R Us!

Do you have a child that loves imaginative play?!  Loves to build things?!  Loves to be a rockstar?! The fun people at K'NEX toys have a new building set for your child!  Build the Yellow Submarine and help The Beatles save Pepperland from The Blue Meanies!  I thought this would be the perfect toy for my mom to build with my daughter and at the same time share her memories of the Beatles. Since their launch in 1992, K'NEX has garnered over … [Read more...]

Review: Flashlight Friends Are On Every Kid’s Wish List This Year! #FlashlightFriends

My daughter loves flashlights, I think most kids do.  I try to keep a flashlight in my nightstand but it's difficult because she keeps taking them!  But something she loves more than flashlights?  Stuffed animals.  When she saw Flashlight Friends, combining two of her favorite toys, she was so excited I thought she was going to explode.  The "As Seen On TV" products are always very popular with kids, but I appreciate when they are functional as … [Read more...]

Hot Gift Idea – Put A Forza Motorsport 5 Game Under The Tree and M&M’s In Their Stockings! Then Buy-Snap-Redeem

Know anyone who might be getting an Xbox One for Christmas?  Be their hero and put a Forza Motorsport 5 under their tree.   You will be the most loved "Giver of Video Games"! Microsoft confirmed that it had sold at least one million Xbox One consoles within its first 24 hours of availability. In the US, the Xbox One was also the highest-selling console during the Black Friday sales period.  And the hot game?  Forza Motorsport 5! Ever … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Energizer Batteries – What Every Parent Needs For The Holidays! (US, Ends 12/17)

I remember when I first saw the Energizer Bunny, do you?  He was so adorable, twirling those drumsticks and going, and going, and going!  I'm amazed to know that it has been 25 years since the Energizer Bunny drummed his way into our living rooms in a 1989 commercial series! That pink dude is an official icon.  Did you know in 2006 the Oxford English Dictionary added Energizer Bunny to its lexicon?  The definition is: Energizer Bunny n.: … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Angry Birds Star Wars for XBox 360 – Amazon’s 2013 Best Gifts for Kids (US, Ends 12/16)

Welcome to the Santa's Little Helper Giveaway Hop, hosted by Viva Veltoro and So Easy Being Green! If you are one of my regular readers, thank you! Entering will be easy, once you follow KLY on social media you can just click away. If you’re new here, I have to warn you – you’ll soon find yourself saying, “I’m so lucky I found that!” Kelly’s Lucky You is a place to find out about the newest, latest products (and some old favorites) that will … [Read more...]

Top Five Christmas Present Ideas for Your Favorite Pet or Someone Who Loves Their Fur-baby!

My daughter, Rosie, was asking for a pet for the last few years, but she had to wait until she was old enough (which means responsible enough) to take care of it (which means pick up poop).  When she turned seven, we added a baby Maltese puppy to our family.  Maggie has been a wonderful addition - giving us so much laughter and joy.  My daughter is over-the-moon in love with her little dog and very proud to be Maggie's "person". "Of course, … [Read more...]

Giveaway: iLuv Syren! Hot Gift Ideas for the Holidays – Stylish and Quality Accessories for Your New and Fave Devices! (US, Ends 12/14)

“We are delighted to provide holiday shoppers with such a wide selection of mobile accessories,” said Jason Park, Marketing Manager at iLuv. “With this year’s gifts, our customers have the opportunity to enhance their new and favorite devices with stylish and quality accessories.” Do you know a special someone getting a new tech device for the holidays?  They will also have accessories on their wish list. These are the hot new products that are … [Read more...]

Gift Idea: Speck Card Case – Phone, Identification, Credit Cards All-in-One Place Without Bulky Wallets

I've been using a Speck Candyshell Card phone case for my cell phone for several months now.  At least half of the time I pay for something and pull my credit card out of the back of my phone, someone remarks about how convenient that is.  Before you know it, I'm spelling S-p-e-c-k-products.com. I'm finding that there are so many times when all I need is my phone, driver's license and credit card.  With the Speck case, that fits in just the … [Read more...]

Chicago Toy & Game Fair at Navy Pier, Sunday 11/24! #ChiTagFair

  I had a blast at the Chicago Toy and Game Fair today!  The fun continues on Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm.  If you are in Chicago, enjoy a day at Navy Pier and check it out. My day started with meeting the inventor of the Bop It! game.  Did you know that he originally invented a remote control?  He's holding a mock up of the original design in the picture above.  You would "bop" left or right for channel up and down.  The other … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Disney Infinity – Randall from Monsters University Figure (US, Ends 12/14)

  There are so many amazing features of the new Disney Infinity video game that it's hard to know where to begin!  I was able to play it at a Disney event a few months ago and was blown away by the graphics, the potential for play options, the features...  It's a revolution in video gaming.  Here are my favorite things about it that make it unique: Disney/Pixar characters You can play with the characters you know and love from … [Read more...]