Neighborhood Toy Store Day was a Success!

This past Saturday was a big day for us at Rave Central.  As we made our way through Seattle to the Yo Gabba Gabba Live show, we made a really special stop on 85th Street in Greenwood.  This stop was at Top Ten Toys, one of that many stores near us participating in Neighborhood Toy … Read more

Help Celebrate National Neighborhood Toy Store Day on November 13th

When I was young my mom used to take me to the most magical place on earth, a place where being a kid was king and everything was just my size.  Whether I was playing in the elaborately decorated playhouse, playing postman, or entertaining my inner chef and whipping up breakfast to rows of dolls, … Read more

Movie Review: Life As We Know It

Here at Rave Central we don’t get out to movies nearly as often as we would like.  But, when we saw the trailer for the new film “Life As We Know It,” starring Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel, we had already pre-planned a date night.  So, when the opportunity arose for us to attend a … Read more

Yo Gabba Gabba! There’s A Party In My City!

I can’t tell you how sad I was the last time YO GABBA GABBA! THERE’S A PARTY IN MY CITY! Tour was making waves and I found out the party actually wasn’t in my city.  For all of you that were as sad as I was that your city was passed by, I’ve got great … Read more

Hoover at the Home + Housewares Show in Chicago

All of the Rave and Review crew have been in Chicago this past week as guests of Hoover at the International Home + Housewares Show where we got to see firsthand all of the new products for 2010. Hoover was celebrating the unveiling of their newest vacuums and cleaning units, as well as announcing their partnership … Read more

Harlem Globetrotters 2010 Magical Memories Tour

It’s a good year to be a Globetrotter.  If you think you've seen the Harlem Globetrotters everywhere these past few months, you are absolutely correct.  Appearing on all sorts of TV shows and getting tons of airtime for the causes and groups they support, the Harlem Globetrotters are back in a big way. In their … Read more

Sundancing with the Stars

Any of you that follow my tweets have probably already picked up on the fact that all of us at Rave and Review have been hanging out in Park City, Utah this past week living it up at the Sundance Film Festival.  We have been enjoying all their beautiful snow and sun, especially since it … Read more

Raves Faves for 2009

What would a New Year's post be without a top 10 list (or three)?  Over the last year we have reviewed some really awesome products that we had a blast testing and writing about and we wanted to take this time to recount our absolute favorite posts of 2009.  While we love each and every product … Read more

Christmas at Rave Central

There's nothing like having a toddler to make Christmas feel magical again.  Here's what Christmas looked like at our house this year:   Have you ever seen a happier kid on Christmas morning?  Here's pretty much how she looked for the rest of the day…  And then the obligatory Christmas Tree pic:   For the … Read more

Random Rave: Thankful

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, I decided to do something a little different today.  Instead of raving about a product or service I love, I thought I would do a post raving about all that I am thankful for. I am thankful for: A daughter who simply enchants everyone that she meets, starting first … Read more