Posts tagged Toys R us

Layaway — the way we were

   September 23, 2013 7:09 am    0

Good old-fashioned layaway is back. It returned slowly over the years, and it’s getting a lot of attention after a long dormancy. Layaway is that archaic way of paying for something over time — and you get to take it home when you pay it off — not when you sign on the dotted line. Most…


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Fashion Friday — frogs make hoppy rain boots

   April 12, 2013 6:01 am    0

This week I found must-have rain boots and sandals — for the April showers and May flowers. I really liked these boots at left, but then I discovered they were for kids. So I searched for them for women, and I found them. They are on sale at Bootshop for $49.95 on Amazon. There’s also a ladybug version…


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Fashion Friday for kids — Fohawx fun

   September 21, 2012 7:34 am    0

I wasn’t sure if these were weird or awesome, so I asked parents of younger kids. Holly Waychoff says awesome — anything that gets kids to wear a bike or ski helmet is all right with her. Me too. Here’s a link to these funky colored Mohawks callled Fohawx! They are sold at Toys “R” Us…


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Finally, dolls for all us sports girls

   March 26, 2012 7:35 am    0

If you can’t find a doll that hits the mark for your daughter, try Go! Go! Sports Girls Dolls. Right now, 13 multi-racial dolls swim, dance, run, participate in gymnastics, play basketball, softball, golf and tennis — (see Gracie the tennis player at left). They retail for about $20. Jodi Norgaard, president of Dream Big Toy Company, a…


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