Toys Toys Toys! Oh Boy! The Big Toy Book’s Sweet Suite at BlogHer 12 was an awesome and sweet gathering of toys, fun and yummy frozen yogurt treats.
I loved being able to check out the latest toys and interact with brands at the same time. It seems like there are lots of great toys out there for all ages and interests.
Here are some of the toys that caught my eye: Y Volution Y Flicker, Winx Fairies, Kidz Bop, Cabbage Patch Kids, Lego, LalaLoopsy and Fashion Angels. As a mom of three girls, I knew that these items would be favorites in my house.
What I also liked learning about was how XBox is not just for gamers. This is a family fun night must-have that has so many functions. Check out what I learned all about XBox while at Sweet Suite.
Things I learned at the Xbox Sweet Suite Booth
1. No more worries of throwing a controller through the TV screen. According to Kinect, “I am the controller,” a tagline I may need on a t-shirt to wear around the house as a reminder.
2. I can use Xbox LIVE to play my favorite YouTube videos and even watch Netflix. All-you-can-watch Nicholas Sparks movies and talking dog videos after the kids are in bed – sign me up!
3. Xbox LIVE isn’t just a gamer thing. It’s a service that has my favorite TV shows and it won’t judge me if I waste an entire Saturday watching Downton Abbey, True Blood and Glee episodes.
4. Next month, they’re introducing 2-way TV experiences with Sesame Street and Nat
Geo shows so I can finally trick my kids into learning while they watch
their favorite TV shows!
5. “Dance Central 3” is an instant party in your living room. You can
bring out your mother-in-law’s competitive side with a dance-off in
“Crew Throwdown,” or just keep the music and dancing rolling with your
girlfriends in party mode.
6. I can set up my Xbox to only show the content I approve for my kids. I am the controller after all.
7. Kinect games will get my kids off the couch and they’ve won accolades from groups like the Children’s Technology Review and Parents’ Choice Awards.
Thanks to Laurie (@ToyInsiderMom) and Corine (@Complicatedmama) for planning an amazing event!