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Hot Gifts with Toy Insider Mom

Christmas is just around the corner, and the time for holiday shopping is coming to an end. Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht brought some of the year’s absolute hottest toys to KCAL9 LA. You don’t want… read more

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Christmas Through the Decades: The ’60s

Christmastime is almost here, bringing the looming deadline for holiday shopping closer each day. With all the lists and wrapping, rollbacks and Black Friday deals, it can be easy to forget your holiday cheer in the checkout… read more

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Thrill Your Little Ones with These Great Holiday Gifts

We’re already well into November, and the holidays are approaching fast! To help us all avoid any stressful last minute shopping, Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht brought some of this year’s top toys to CBS… read more

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Spend Christmas Cuddling with a Build-A-Bear Reindeer

You’re never too old to experience the magic of building your own personal plush. Build-A-Bear gives me kids the opportunity to bring a new friend to life, making each plush pal so more than just another a stuffed animal. Instead,… read more

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Toy Insider Mom Talks Toys and Retailers on Bloomberg TV

While the holiday season may seem far away, it’s actually closer than you think! Here at The Toy Insider, we’ve been testing toys to assemble our annual holiday gift guide for months, and retailers need just… read more

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Valentines Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day is a day that kids love, too. Whether it is the parties or the cards, it can make an ordinary day extra special for kids young and old. Here are some easy ideas… read more

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Stocking Stuffers for Kids

I am almost done my Christmas shopping… almost. The only thing left on my list are some stocking stuffers for my children. Growing up, I had to wait for my older sister to get up… read more

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The Toy Insider’s #StockedStocking Giveaway!

Though the presents under the tree get all of the glory, the stuff hanging over the mantle can be just as good– if not better! We’ve collected some of the best toys to stuff your… read more

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The Toy Insider Kids Talk Santa

Christmas is approaching fast. We here at the Toy Insider are getting excited, but no one is more excited than our Toy Insider Kids! Check out all the adorable things they have to say about… read more

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Keep the Holiday Spirit Alive with the Christmas Designer TOOB

The Christmas Designer TOOB, from Safari Ltd., is an imaginative way for your kids to start celebrating the most wonderful time of the year. The TOOB is full of Christmas-themed figurines that have a small… read more

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