Ridemakerz: Build Your Ride and MommyParties

Last month we were lucky enough to be chosen to host a Ridemakerz Xtreme customz party through MommyParties. It was perfect timing too because Turtle’s 7th birthday was coming up and it happened to fall during spring break!

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The boys who came (and the tomboy princess gal) who came got super excited when they learned they were all getting their very own Ridemakerz car to build. The excitement only got louder when they saw the cool selection of cars available. We were sent 10 awesome sets.

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2 of the Batman sets                                       One pretty blue MustangIMG_2389IMG_2391

2 of the Police cars                                                  One shiny green Dodge Viper

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One red Corvette with flame detail                            Two sets of Spiderman cars

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One desert camo truck

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And a partridge in a pear tree… ;-P

IMG_2388We had these amazeballz rainbow cupcakes with rainbow swirled frosting. They were almond flavored and were Turtle’s special request for his party.

As you can see all the kids had a blast building their Ridemakerz and showing off their creations. I asked them all if there were anything they’d do to improve them and not one of them could come up with any improvements. To be frank, neither could I, these sets are really cool and I can’t wait to get more of them to add to Turtle’s Batman and have a Ridemakerz collection.

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IMG_2445Check out Ridemakerz on Facebook or at their website. Also, parent friends – you too can be selected to host some awesome parties like this one. Check out MommyParties!!!

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I have the Rainbow Connection song stuck in my head now. So I’ll leave you today with the lyrics:

Why are there so many songs about rainbows
and what’s on the other side?
Rainbows are visions, but only illusions,
and rainbows have nothing to hide.
So we’ve been told and some choose to believe it.
I know they’re wrong, wait and see.
Someday we’ll find it, the rainbow connection.
The lovers, the dreamers and me.

Who said that every wish would be heard
and answered when wished on the morning star?
Somebody thought of that and someone believed it.
Look what it’s done so far.
What’s so amazing that keeps us star gazing
and what do we think we might see?
Someday we’ll find it, the rainbow connection.
The lovers, the dreamers and me.

All of us under its spell. We know that it’s probably magic.

Have you been half asleep and have you heard voices?
I’ve heard them calling my name.
Is this the sweet sound that called the young sailors.
The voice might be one and the same.
I’ve heard it too many times to ignore it.
It’s something that I’m supposed to be.
Someday we’ll find it, the rainbow connection.
The lovers, the dreamers and me.

***I was selected to host a Ridemakerz party through MommyParties and was sent cars and party ideas. I have not been compensated to post this blog or to promote their products.***

Tooth invaders

When I was little we had a Commodore 64/128. My favorite game to play was Tooth Invaders. I loved killing the germs that made the cavities. Trust me, I realize how much of a dork I was, thanks. At any rate, I was very excited to be chosen by MommyParties to host an Oral-b Stages party. I’m posting this a little late. We had this party on 12/4 and am now just getting around to writing about it. Things have been crazy, as usual.This was the best party pack I’ve received. It was a huge box and it was full of stuff. It was great. They even sent a movie for the kids to watch and popcorn with cute movie theater type popcorn boxes to serve in. You can tell there was a lot of thought put into this pack. They had even created movie ticket looking “invitations” to fill out and cut apart.

The only complaint I had (and it’s a minor one) is that they only sent one toothbrush for older children out of the 11 total sent. The other 10 were for 4 to 24 months in age. All the toothpaste was for older kids, so it was a little weird.

We started out the party with the movie. I didn’t realize it was the new one that came out not long ago until we started watching it. I thought I was getting an older version. This was great. Turtle was instantly engrossed but if you ask him I’m pretty sure he’ll say “No I wasn’t. That movie is for babies.” LOL

The goody bags were very full once I got everything in there. The balloons and popcorn were smart things to include. I had enough leftover helium in a tank I’d bought for Colin’s birthday in April to fill the balloons. Wewt!

Here are some candid shots from the party. The face blur thing is a little creepy but since I didn’t get any photo release forms from Oral-b or MommyParties to pass out to the guests, I don’t feel right posting faces.

He’s so stinking cute it hurts.

Giraffe was a BIG fan of the toothbrush. His little nubby teeth on the bottom had just come in so it was perfect timing.

He did have a little trouble figuring out which end to use though.I did not receive any compensation from MommyParties or Oral-b to host this party or provide this blog post.