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Send Your Kids On An Adventure Without Going Anywhere

Arrrgh your youngin’s about mystery, adventure and fun? Perhaps they’d fancy being magically transported to places unknown? Or becoming a pirate searching for ye buried treasure? Free with a library membership, these adventures are easy on the budget! They’ll get there through the wonderful world of reading! Reading allows your child to escape into fantastic whimsical places full of pirates, …Continue reading →

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Ideas for Dress Up Time!!

Every child loves to play dress up, whether they are pretending to be a princess, or transforming themselves into an astronaut, children love letting their imagination run wild and getting into character to play dress up.  The first step in establishing any sort of dress up collection is ultimately collecting the clothes.  Hand me downs work great as they are …Continue reading →

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You Don’t Need a Fairy Godmother to be Cinderella… Just Costume Express!

With Cinderella ll “Dreams Come True” and lll “A Twist in Time” out on Blu-Ray ontoday, it’s time to get those Cinderella costumes out for some serious play dress up time!  Check out all our Cinderella dress up costumes and accessories!   Sounds like hours of fun to me! Maybe even host a Princess party and have all Cinderella friends …Continue reading →

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Dress the Part of Madeline

One of my favorite birthday themes on Birthday Express is Madeline.  This classic theme is a great choice for any little girl to incorporate into her birthday.  While, the unique party supplies really help set the tone of a Madeline inspired party, adding the dimension of dress up to play into this this theme will definitely complete the overall birthday experience and give it that …Continue reading →

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“May the Birds Be With You…”

November 8th will be forever marked in history as the day when the most addictive video game known to man and the most epic movie series of all time merged together to form: ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS. Kids and adults around the world will be glued to their digital handheld devices of choice to try to defeat the evil Darth …Continue reading →

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Dress Up Essentials for your Rising Star!

Got a budding thespian who just got cast in their first school play?  First off, congrats! Second, as a seasoned connoisseur of the stage, I’d like to share with you the standard (and quite inexpensive) items he or she will find extremely useful when preparing for and in the aftermath of a  stellar performance. 1) Spirit Gum / Spirit Gum Remover. Children’s plays …Continue reading →

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Accessories Make Hero Costumes Even More Super!

Fashion experts agree that accessories “make the outfit,” so it only stands to reason that those same experts would agree that costume accessories “make the costume”—like 1000 times better! My pet-owner friends like to say, “dog hair completes their look” since no matter what they have on strands of canine fur cling to it. But that’s not the type of …Continue reading →

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Get Fit and Have Fun with Yo Gabba-lympics!

The Summer Olympics may have recently wrapped up in London, but the characters from the Yo Gabba Gabba! television series are just getting warmed up. On August 19th the popular children’s program aired an episode called Yo Gabba-lympics, where DJ Lance Rock, Brobee, Muno, Foofa, Toodee, Plex and others entertain the audience while talking, dancing and singing about the importance of exercising …Continue reading →

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