Kate In Oz Tonight on Disney Junior

I AM HONORED AND EXCITED TO #TWIRLAWAY WITH YOU AS A KATE & MIM-MIM MOM BLOGGER AMBASSADOR & BRING YOU EXCLUSIVE UPDATES.

 

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One of the awesome perks of being a Kate & Mim-Mim Mom Blogger Ambassador is being able to see and experience new adventures in Mimiloo. I’ve been waiting since this past summer to finally see tonight’s episode Kate In Oz!

In “Kate in Oz,” a scary thunderstorm is keeping Kate awake, so she tries to twirl away to Mimiloo. But she and her intrepid stuffed bunny sidekick Mim-Mim unexpectedly end up in Oz instead! The best friends soon learn that their twirl magic was stolen by Violet the Witch, who is determined to keep all the purple in Oz for herself. To get their magic back and return home, Kate and Mim-Mim must find the Wizard of Oz and ask for his help!

Cat Deeley voice over for "Kate In OZ" on August 3, 2016, in Burbank, California.  (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

Cat Deeley voice over for “Kate In OZ” on August 3, 2016, in Burbank, California. (Photo by Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging)

Kate in Oz,” features actress, model and mom Cat Deeley as wicked witch Violet. Inspired by the classic tale, complete with a fun Mimiloo twist. The music is adorable and the scenes are fantastic. I knew that this special episode was going to be absolutely extraordinary after hearing the creators, Scott and Julie Stewart announced the special during Blogger Bash. Scott said, “We cannot wait for you to see who the wizard is!”

Kate in Oz Episodic Clip

We were able to watch the special last week, and we loved it so very much that we watched it another 3 times!! We know that you will love it, so be sure to set your DVR or watch it live!! After you do, please stop here and tell us your favorite moment!!

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Kate & Mim-Mim Toys & More – Let Your Imagination Soar – GIVEAWAY

I AM HONORED AND EXCITED TO #TWIRLAWAY WITH YOU AS A KATE & MIM-MIM MOM BLOGGER AMBASSADOR & BRING YOU THIS KATE & MIM-MIM GIVEAWAY!

 

Find Kate & Mim-Mim Toys, Books, Movies, & More – In Stores Now

 

We have been so excited about FINALLY seeing Kate & Mim-Mim merchandise in mass retailers for quite some time. In fact we have been inside since we were able to see some early sneak peeks from Just Play Products. Stick with us until the end for a very special Kate & Mim-Mim Giveaway!

Kate & Mim-Mim Toys from Just Play

 

Just Play offers a variety of toys that can help your little one’s imagination soar to Mimiloo. From plush, both big and small, to collectible figures, and blind bags. They have it all. Here are some of our favorites – if you couldn’t tell from our unboxing video above!

 

Kate and Mim-Mim Figures outside of box.

Kate and Mim-Mim Figures

Kate _ Mim Mim Jumbo Plush

Kate and Mim-Mim Jumbo Plush

Magic Twirl Mim-Mim

Magic Twirl Mim-Mim

Adventure with Kate Doll

Adventure with Kate Doll

Kate and Mim-Mim Small Bean Plush

Kate and Mim-Mim Small Bean Plush

And BRAND NEW – Blind Bags!

Kate and Mim-Mim Blind Bags

Kate and Mim-Mim Blind Bags

 

Kate & Mim-Mim DVDs

 

Kate & Mim-Mim DVDs

Kate & Mim-Mim DVDs

Just released from Public Media Distribution! (see our giveaway below) 

The Mimiloo Zoo | Flight of the Flowers | Balloon Buddies

Newly Released Kate & Mim-Mim Books by Penguin Publishing

 

Kate & Mim-Mim Books

Kate & Mim-Mim Books

Kate’s Wish | Dress Up Adventures | Kate and the Mitty Kats

FOLLOW ALONG

Make sure you follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube. I know that if you are already following me, you’ve seen our adventures with Kate & Mim-Mim. But just in case you aren’t be sure to follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

 

Time for a Kate & Mim-Mim Giveaway

 

Kate & Mim-Mim Giveaway - The Mimiloo Zoo DVD

Kate & Mim-Mim Giveaway – The Mimiloo Zoo DVD

 

Jenn GaffneyKate & Mim-Mim Toys & More – Let Your Imagination Soar – GIVEAWAY
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Newest Kate & Mim-Mim Mom Blogger Ambassador

I am honored and excited to #TwirlAway with you as a Kate & Mim-Mim Mom Blogger Ambassador

 

Big News! Guess who is a Kate & Mim-Mim Mom Blogger Ambassador

 

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One thing that anyone knows about me is that our family is huge fans of Kate & Mim-Mim on Disney Junior. That’s actually a complete understatement. If you are friends with me on Facebook, you will know that my profile image has been a photo of Mim-Mim and I since we had a chance to hang out at Blogger Bash this past July!

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Meeting the Creators & Family Behind It all

Those moments featured above were pretty incredible for me, and I will say how very thankful I am to have had the opportunity to meet Scott & Julie Stewart before the Kate & Mim-Mim Breakfast on Day 2 of Blogger Bash. I was the one that was sitting at one of the front tables with tears in my eyes as the theme song came on, trying to contain myself from singing along. Yes, while I may be a “big kid” Kate & Mim-Mim is so much more than that for me. There’s so much more to share about that experience, that it will definitely need a post of it’s own.

Growing Up with Kate

Kate & Mim-Mim has been a part of our lives since Abby was about 1. We were immediately drawn to the series for so many reasons. The fun theme song that opens up into Mimiloo with all of it’s vibrant colors had us at episode 1. Kate is this incredible kiddo that has an even more incredible imagination that helps her to problem solve and thrive in every day life. She’s sassy, spunky, and knows that she can be anything or anyone she wants as long as she tries. When life gets tough to navigate, then she has her good buddy and best friend Mim-Mim to help her through making those scary moments, not so scary.

All of the characteristics and personality traits of Kate are pretty close to identical to our little Abby. Mim-Mim can sometimes remind me of both Billy and I and how we just love to play with her. So when hearing all about how the series came to be and that it’s based on Scott & Julie’s daughter (and their son’s too) and how their entire family contributes to the topics and themes of the show it was clear to me why we loved it so much!

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We have our very own Magic Twirl Mim-Mim (thanks to JustPlay) that we watch the show with often. I can’t tell who loves him more though – Abby or me? We have been waiting 2 years for official Kate & Mim-Mim merchandise. I’m not even kidding. Last year for Christmas we scoured the internet trying to find some presents for Abby because she just loved them so much and wanted her own Mim-Mim. No luck unless someone was making it on Etsy!

 

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Let us know!

Does your family follow along with Kate & Mim-Mim’s adventures? If so, what’s your favorite episode, or challenge that Kate has faced? Who is your favorite character?

Stay Tuned

 

There’s so much that I already would love to share with you about this amazing series, and I cannot wait to add more, especially about some upcoming episodes that I’m excited for. Now that you know we will be sharing more from Kate and Mim-Mim soon, but for now make sure you visit the Kate and Mim-Mim website. While you are there you can see a little bit of what Mimiloo is all about. You can even meet all of her friends. They have a special parents section that shows you what’s coming next and download/print some coloring pages!

Follow Along

Make sure you follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube. I know that if you are already following me, you’ve seen our adventures with Kate & Mim-Mim. But just in case you aren’t be sure to follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Mimiloo is where we’ll fly

For now – we leave you with this!

 

Lift me up into the sky
See the world through my eyes
Mimiloo is where we’ll fly
And the chances are
You’re all I’ll ever need
Oh-oh-oh
Funny bunny friend of mine

Twirl me around under the sun
Run as fast as we can run
Through the wonders that surround us
The adventure never ends
With some help from all our friends
Oh, there’s nothing that can stop us

We’ll explore it all together
There is so much we can do
If there’s anything that I can count on
It’s my best friend, we’ll see it through

‘Cause you are all I’ll ever need
Funny bunny friend of mine
We will always be
You and me, Kate & Mim-Mim
You and me, Kate & Mim-Mim
You and me, Kate & Mim-Mim
You and me, Kate & Mim-Mim.

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New Moms Meet Babybit

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New Moms Meet Babybit — World’s First Smart + Mobile Baby Monitor Designed With You in Mind

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 You know that we love sharing with you those must-have items that make a Mom’s life much easier. It’s crazy out there and navigating the world with small kiddos is no small feat. I’ve shared my must-have essentials for Surviving The First Year shortly after we successfully got through our first year with Abby.  While Abby is going to be 3 soon, I still have to share those items that make life a little better.
We are connected all day, every day – why not use your connection to reassure those nagging mom-guilt moments!

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Babybit is perfect for Moms On-The-Go!

As much as we would like to, it’s nearly impossible to be with your kids every second of every day. Whether you’re working, traveling, or simply out and about getting things done for the rest of the family, while you’re out and about you still want the peace of mind that your child is safe and well taken care of. This is especially true for new moms and moms with infants.
I recently partnered with BabyBit, a groundbreaking new smart + mobile baby monitor that’s launching via an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign soon and helping moms around the world stay connected to their babies while they’re away.
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BabyBit provides parents with real-time mobile updates on their baby’s location, status, and general well-being. The updates are configurable, insightful and actionable so that parents aren’t inundated with information that they can’t use. Some things that BabyBit can do that other monitors don’t include:

Notify the parent when the baby is dropped off or picked up by a caregiver

You won’t have to wait on a text or phone call to know that the baby got picked up from daycare on time and is headed to grandma’s house. With a quick glance at your mobile notifications, your mind can be put at ease.

Alert the parent when the baby is crying for an extended period or unable to be consoled 

If you’re not at home, it does you no good to know every single time the baby cries, but with BabyBit you can set your notifications to alert you if the baby’s been crying for a period of time that you think is too long or unusual.

Detect when the baby is sleeping on its stomach and alert both the caregiver and the parent

Should the baby roll over on its stomach during a nap, the caregiver will be alerted immediately. If the baby stays on its stomach (for a period of time that you set), you’ll be notified as well.

The App Has It All

 

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Aside from the notifications, there are more details available within the app. There you can see if the baby is awake or asleep and content or crying. You can also get insights into how attentive the caregiver is and what the baby’s disposition has been while they’ve been with the caregiver.
You can see a video of BabyBit in action here.

I’m encouraging you to support their Indiegogo campaign, which launched yesterday, 6/20: https://igg.me/at/babybit/5593650. The faster they reach their goal, the faster you can get your hands on a BabyBit.  It’s a must have for any mom with a young baby (and it would make a great gift)!
For more information about BabyBit and to sign up for their email updates, please visit http://landing.babybittech.com.
You can also find them on Facebook & Twitter
In the meantime, I’d love to hear what you think about BabyBit and any tips you might have for moms on the go to stay connected to their babies when they can’t be with them.
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Watch DC Super Hero Girls and Enter to Win a $100 VISA Gift Card

The following is a sponsored post. While I was compensated for it, the thoughts and opinions expressed below are my own and in no way influenced by the company. 

If your kids are looking for action-packed girl power (and let’s face it – who isn’t) then look no further than DC Super Hero Girls. Or as Abby likes to call them the “super geeyaaallls” (where she get’s this accent, I have no idea). DC Entertainment’s latest animated series features a dynamic group of Super Heroes on their journey of discovering the power of their unique abilities and friendships.

One of the things that I love most about DC Super Hero Girls is how dynamic each of them are. It’s absolutely many of the characteristics that my little super hero girl is;  strong, fearless, edgy, and fun. The series appeals to any girl out there, there is a character make-up for everyone.

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The DC Super Hero Girls YouTube channel makes it easy for your kids to watch their favorite characters, on-demand, from any device.  Just click the link and don’t forget to subscribe to get all the latest videos – below is some great playlists to choose from:

If you are looking for an extended online experience there is also a DC Super Hero Girls Website.  Just click the link to check it out!!!  Here you can meet the characters, view products, watch videos, play games, and create wish lists.

And to add to the fun DC Super Hero Girls USA is also giving away a $100 Visa Gift Card!!! Just click the link at the bottom to enter!

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