Monday, October 17, 2016

Happy Halloween 2016

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This the night,
Of the grave’s delight,
And the warlocks are at their play;
Ye think that without
The wild winds shout,
But no, it is they  it is they.

Happy Halloween.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Amazon Release their 2016 Holiday Toy List

Amazon 2016 Holiday Toy List, Christmas Toy List 2016, toy list, toy gift list will be making parents lives easier and putting smile on kids with Amazon's 2016 Holiday Toy List. These are individually selected list of more than a thousand of the season's most sought-after products for kids featuring the hottest toys, games for the entire family, electronics, popular books, learning toys and more.

Parents can now easily shop and search for items in the worlds largest selection of toys and games. If you are busy you can easily check Amazon’s top 100 picks for this holiday season or by browsing their curated lists that is sorted by trend – tech toys, STEM toys, mini figurines, crafts and DIY, active play, classic toys, family night and more   

Amazon will also offer daily deals on all Holiday Toy List products which includes items from top brands like Disney, Little Tikes, Barbie, Melissa & Doug, Star Wars, K’NEX, LeapFrog, TEGU etc.

Amazon said these are the hottest toy trends for Holiday Season this year:

 Technology - Toys with mobile app connectivity like Cozmo by Anki and Ravensburger Space Hawk Starter Set are very popular this year since kids wants new and exciting ways to stimulate their curious minds.
 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) toys - Osmo Genius Kit, Fisher-Price Think & Learn Code-a-Pillar and K’NEX Education STEM Explorations: Swing Ride Building Set continue to be popular among Amazon customers.

 Craft & Create - Kids wants to get involved in the maker movement and they want toys that lets them be creative. Kids are loving toy projects such as Thames & Kosmos Crystal Growing, Poppit Playset Bakery and Scientific Explorer Young Architect City Planner Set.
 Mini Figures – This season mini figures are causing Mini Madness, and kids loves collecting all these cute mini toys! Mini toy sets such as My Mini MixieQ’s Bundle – Mini Rooms, Playsets, and Figures, Squinkies Squinkieville Clubhouse Playset and Twozies Café Playset are popping up on every kid’s wish list.

 Star Wars, Trolls and Moana – Amazon expects Star Wars, Trolls and Moana toys to topped the wish lists this season, thanks to upcoming movie releases, with toys such as Star Wars Force Tech Trooper, DreamWorks Trolls Glitterific Guy Diamond and Disney Moana Starlight Canoe and Friends to be top sellers.

 Drones - Everyone will be looking at the skies this holiday season as drones such as the Traxxas 7909 Aton Quad-Rotor Helicopter and MOTA JETJAT Nano Camera Video Drone are topping every big kid’s list.

Amazon's also offers easier option to shop this year’s Holiday Toy List:

  1.     Mobile Shopping - last year nearly 70% of Amazon customers shopped through their mobile device and customers shopping on Amazon’s mobile app more than doubled. Those who loves to shop for the hottest toys away from their desktops will find it easier than ever before with the new mobile Holiday Toy List experience which is great for browsing and shopping on your mobile device or tablet at home or on-the-go.
  2.     Voice Shopping - Amazon will now let busy parents order 500,000 holiday toys through a simple voice command. They launches this new ordering feature in time for the holiday shopping rush. Ordering a toy during a stressful holiday season will be easier for owners of Amazon's Alexa voice activated assistant. You can now shop hands-free, this is available on the Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Tap and more. Customers can purchase all the must-have gifts on their child’s wish list with just their voice. It’s as simple as saying, “Alexa, order me a Barbie doll,” to your Alexa-enabled device such as the Amazon Echo Dot, and Alexa will search for the lowest-priced option that ships with Prime and apply available discounts.
  3.    Shop by Video – Amazon is also offering All-new video highlights and the must-have products in each of the list’s editorial categories. Parents and kids can enjoy the videos together and shop the featured products on the same page as the video. Featured videos include Parent Picks, Kid Picks, STEM Picks and more.

Anticipated Best Sellers and Exclusives

The Holiday Toy List features hundreds of popular items that will appeal to kids of all ages and interests. Some of the anticipated best-selling toys and games for this holiday season include:

    Pie Face Showdown Game
    Bloxels: Build Your Own Video Game
    Shopkins Happy Places House Playset
    Hot Wheels A.I. Intelligent Race System Starter Kit
    Scientific Explorer Magic Science for Wizards Only Kit
    Playskool Sesame Street Love2Learn Elmo
    Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Super Hero Flight City
    Fisher-Price Dance & Move BeatBowWow
    SELFIE MIC Music Set
    AquaBeads Ultimate Design Studio Payset
    Fisher-Price Shimmer and Shine Magic Flying Carpet
    View-Master Deluxe VR Viewer
    Barbie Dreamhouse
    Barbie Pop-Up Camper Vehicle
    LEGO City Airport Air Show Building Kit
    Nom Noms Lipgloss Truck Craft Kit
    Wonder Workshop Dash Robot
    Hatchimals Draggles
    LEGO Friends Amusement Park Roller Coaster Building Set
    3Doodler Create 3D Pen
    American Girl Melody Doll, Book & Backpack Collection
    DreamWorks Trolls Hug Time Poppy

In addition, customers can discover toys available exclusively from Amazon on the Holiday Toy List, including:

    Hape Solid Beech Wooden Blocks Stacking Set
    VTech Go! Go! Smart Wheels Launch and Go Ride On
    Little Tikes Fully Assembled Cozy Coup: Ready to Ride
    Fisher-Price Thomas the Train Wooden Railway Santa’s Workshop Express
    Fisher-Price Rock, Roll ‘n Ride Trike
    FurReal Friends Flurry, My Baby Snow Leopard Pet
    Hape – Solid Beech Stacking Blocks with Carrying Sack
    Little Tikes School Bus Activities Gym
    Hape – Handyman Go-To-Caddy Wooden Tool Box
    Monster High Skelita Calaveras Collector Doll
    Play-Doh Disney Princess Prettiest Princess Castle Set
    Fisher-Price Power Wheels Chrome Dune Racer
    Power Wheels Thomas the Train Thomas with Track
    Snap Circuits 203 Electronics Discovery Kit
    Little Tikes EasyScore Basketball Set

For more information on the 2016 Holiday Toy List, please visit Amazon holidaytoylist.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Top Halloween Costumes 2016

Halloween costumes, Halloween Party

It's October and by now should be planning your Halloween costume, especially if you want to impress your friends or if you will have matching get-up with a friend or partner.

National Retail Federation released their annual 2016 Halloween Consumer Top Costumes Survey. The study was done by Prosper Insights & Analytics. They found out that people will be spending about $3.1 billion on costumes by the 67% who will celebrate Halloween who are planning to purchase costumes this year.

More than 171 million people are expected to celebrate Halloween parties that will be spending an average of $82.93 which is up by $8.59 last year was $74.34.

The survey was conducted on September 6 to 13, 2016 and 6,791 participated with a margin of error of plus or minus 1.2% points.

Here's the Top Halloween Costumes for 2016 (by age group)

  1.     Action/Superhero
  2.     Princess
  3.     Animal (cat, dog, lion, monkey, etc.)
  4.     Batman Character
  5.     Star Wars Character
  6.     Tie: Witch & DC Superhero (excluding Batman)
  7.     Frozen Character (Anna, Elsa, Olaf)
  8.     Marvel Superhero (excluding Spiderman)
  9.     Zombie
  10.     Spiderman

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 Pokemon Child's Deluxe Pikachu Costume  $44.95

Adults 18-34
  1.     Batman Character (Batman, Harley Quinn, The Joker, etc.)
  2.     Witch
  3.     Animal (cat, dog, bunny, etc.)
  4.     Tie: Marvel Superhero (Deadpool, Spiderman, etc.) & DC Superhero (Wonder Woman, Superman, excluding Batman)
  5.     Vampire
  6.     Video Game Character
  7.     Slasher Movie Villain (Freddy, Jason, Michael Myers, etc.)
  8.     Pirate
  9.     Star Wars Character
  10.     Zombie

Halloween costumes, Halloween Party
Election Paper Mask Female Candidate Hillary Clinton  $6.67

Halloween costumes, Halloween PartyDonald Trump Celebrity Latex Mask Ideal for Parties Halloween $32.99

Adults 35 & Up

  1.     Witch
  2.     Pirate
  3.     Political (Trump, Clinton, etc.)
  4.     Vampire
  5.     Batman Character (Batman, Catwoman, etc.)
  6.     Animal (cat, dog, bunny, etc.)
  7.     Tie: DC Superhero (Superman, Wonder Woman, excluding Batman) & Star Wars Character
  8.     Tie: Ghost & Zombie
  9.     Scary Costume/Mask
  10.     Marvel Superhero (Iron Man, Hulk, Spiderman, etc.)
Halloween costumes, Halloween Party

  1.     Pumpkin
  2.     Hot Dog
  3.     Bumble Bee
  4.     Tie: Lion & Star Wars Character
  5.     Devil
  6.     Batman Character
  7.     Witch
  8.     Superman
  9.     Action/Superhero
  10.     Cat

Halloween costumes, Halloween Party