While I was getting my blog in in San Diego for the big conference, Mr.Momtrends was holding down the fort in NYC with the girls. I didn't leave him empty handed. On the breakfast table I set out two new mermaid toys from Mattel.
Girl #1 got Disney Ariel & Sisters: A 3 pc. set of Polly-Pocket sized dolls. These swimmingly cute ladies change color in the water--perfect for bath time fun.
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Girl #2 got Disney Princess Swimming Ariel. Turn the seashell on her waist and she flaps around in the water. We liked her better with the battery off.
Since we are already knee-deep in princess paraphernalia, these ladies just joined the mix. It's nice to be able to dedicate these princess mermaids to the tub--we needed a bit of refreshing in that toy category. These also come in handy if you are heading out on a end-of-summer vacation. A little toy bribery never hurt anyone facing a 8-hour flight to Italy in coach.
Momtrends was not paid for this post. We did get samples--we think the folks in the row behind us will appreciate this.