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It’s now 2,000 Toys!


You did it!!!! You donated 1,000 toys in just over a week. Thank you so much for sharing your blessings with others. We have a new game plan. Since it took just 11 days to collect 1,000 toys…we thought we could raise 1,000 more by Jinglefest! Can you help make that happen? Bring your toys to our collection stops. We’ll ... Read More »

More Toys Please

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It’s so cool when someone gives you a toy. I know, the toys aren’t for us…we’re working with the Salvation Army to give them to boys and girls who won’t get presents this year…but, there’s something amazing about holding a toy that you know is going to make a kiddo smile. I’ll bet that’s what Santa feels every Christmas. Collect ... Read More »


It could be the biggest cash grab in the history of movies.  The J.J. Abrams-directed Star Wars: The Force Awakens is on track to become the biggest and most anticipated film of all time. And while the seventh installment is only a month away from opening in theaters, video game and toy companies are already giddy with glee over their ... Read More »

Jim & Jeane’s 1,000 Toys for Girls and Boys


  Here’s the down and dirty. Jeane and I want to collect 1,000 toys and we’ll do whatever it takes to make that happen. If that means standing in front of Walmart and asking every person who goes inside to buy a toy…we’ll do it. If that means driving to 100 different business and picking up toys they collected…we’ll do ... Read More »

Goldieblox & One Dad’s “Don’t try this at home” Fail!

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Have ya heard of Goldieblox?  The commercial went viral (see below), but I think it needs a little bit of a reminder, nonetheless.  Goldieblox is a toy company who create “Toys for future innovators”  GoldieBlox, is a toy company out to show the world that girls are more than just “princesses” and they want to inspire the next generation of ... Read More »

No More Happy Meal Toys?

I read one study recently that said that the McDonalds Happy Meals make up over 40% of their overall sales! So this news out of California might be making some of the rich executives over at McD’s none too happy! Read this from Yahoo writer, Jessica Ashley: “Officials in Santa Clara County in California voted yesterday to ban toys from ... Read More »


TOYS R US HOT HOLIDAY LIST Going into the weekend, Toys R Us released its list of the 36 hottest toys for the holidays, including Toy Story talking action figures, Bakugan Battle Brawlers and Barbie dolls. The retailer said it compiled its Holiday Hot Toy List by testing the best products throughout the year and taking into account “outstanding value ... Read More »

The Toys They Are A-Changing!

With spring comes Easter, the “other” toy giving holiday. Yeah, along with Easter baskets, many parents buy toys for their kids to play with. So how has the economy impacted the purchase and sale of toys? Well according to this article I saw at, it’s not just the economy that is impacting the toy industry, but the change in ... Read More »