New York's iconic toy store F.A.O. Schwarz is closing its doors July 15. According to an article in The New York Times, the store is closing before its lease ends to avoid the increasing cost of rent in the area.
It's more about giving than receiving for a lot of people during the Christmas holidays. Seeing the joy on a kids face when they receive a gift and the excitement that they have when they get to open that gift is all the payment a lot of people need.
Ever since it was introduced in 1963, the Easy-Bake Oven has been marketed exclusively to girls, leaving aspiring boy chefs out in the cold. But that's about to change thanks to a campaign led by a teen girl on behalf of her four-year-old brother, who loves to cook.
With Christmas coming soon, parents will be headed to the stores to buy that hot new toy that secures them as the coolest parent in their child's eyes. But, the hot toy of the season changes every year. What was popular when I was a child is completely different to the high tech gifts of today.
Christmas is about caring for others, taking care of those in need and bringing smiles to children's faces. As of right now that's going to be a challenge to make one those things happen because a storage unit that housed all kinds of toys for East Texas foster children was broken in…
Recently, Mattel released Tokidoki Barbie, a hipster version of their iconic doll which comes complete with pink hair, an ironic half-shirt and visible tattoos on her chest, neck and shoulder. Finally, a Barbie who thinks you’re lame for playing with dolls.