Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Experience a Little Northpole Magic at Home with #Hallmark! #Review + #Giveaway


Oh, Hallmark- how do I love thee? Let me count the ways... I love your thoughtful greeting cards and gifts for special occasions and holidays. I especially love thee at Christmastime, when the birth of Jesus draws nigh. You give us reminders of that first starry night, you fill our homes with love and laughter, and bring our children delight! Each new season, you deliver a special surprise- to help us make memories that will stay with us for life.


Okay, I admit, I am not much of a poet, but I really do feel this way about Hallmark and their wonderful products, especially this time of year! We've already shared Hallmark's gorgous and fun collection of 2014 Keepsake Ornaments, and now we're delighted to bring you even more holiday fun from our friends at Love Hallmark!

My little helper couldn't wait to find out what kind of holiday fun we received from our friends at Hallmark! The bubble wrap was especially fun to pop!

Wow- we received Dance Like and Elf, and Find Me, Santa- from Hallmark's Northpole Collection!


Check out this fun Northpole website!

Before we opened up our special Northpole Collection goodies from Hallmark, we went online to see a special Northpole video from Hallmark. You can check out all of the Northpole fun by visiting northpole1820.com. We have been having lots of fun reading Northpole stories, and learning about Snow Row, Magic Point and Old Town!

We were absolutely thrilled to receive this adorable Dance Like an Elf holiday gift from Hallmark!



B is ready to get his Elf on and bust some holiday dance moves!

Forget the ‘Roger Rabbit’ or ‘Running Man’ — bust a move with new elf dances, such as ‘Stir the Cocoa’ or ‘Wrap the Presents!’ This is a perfect activity for kids, the entire family or holiday parties. The Dance Like an Elf product is super fun for the whole family! There is a fun demo mode, which introduces you to the elves. When you're ready to try out your family dance moves, set the volume to high or low (the low is actually pretty loud), and press the big blue Let's Dance button! Before you know it, you'll be hearing fun holiday music, and Santa's elves will be calling out hilarious and fun dance moves, like 'have a snowball fight,' 'march in the Christmas parade and wave to the crowd,' 'do the Santa Shuffle,' 'shale the presents- but don't break them,' 'put the presents under the tree,' 'ski down the ski slopes,' etc. Each round offers new music and new dance moves to try out!

I have to say, dancing along with the Dance Like an Elf music maker is so much fun! B and I have been dancing up a storm since we received this just a few days ago. It gives us a fun break from doing chores or homework, and gives us plenty of indoor exercise. We've even been able to get daddy, grandma, grammy and papa involved in the holiday dancing fun!

Check out our dance moves!

Dance Like an Elf™
Dance Like an Elf Details

Crank the tunes and get the whole family dancing with this elf dance machine. You'll love busting a move in Northpole traditional elf styles, like "Stir the Hot Chocolate," "Build a Snowman" and "Ski Down the Mountain."

Experience even more Northpole magic.

Fun activity for entire family.
Turn on to follow the elf caller’s directions. Each time you press the button, dance for 90 seconds.
12 music loops and over 30 dance moves mean that every dance is different.
Features two volume levels.
Plastic.
Requires AA batteries (included).
$19.99

To add to our holiday fun, and the Northpole experience, Hallmark sent us the Find Me Santa Snowflake!


This beautifully designed plastic snowflake is ready to hang in your home!

The snowflake includes a blank sticker in the middle, so you can write your family's name or child's name on the snowflake. The snowflake includes one extra sticker, in case you need to make a change. Press the snowflake to light it up, and watch it change colors! You can hang it on the tree as an ornament, in the window, or in the house as a decoration. The snowflake lights up to help Santa find his way to your home on Christmas Eve!

Watch the snowflake light up and change colors- from blue to pink, green, and purple!

B loves this beautiful snowflake, and feels special knowing that it will help Santa find our house on Christmas Eve. He's been having a lot of fun practicing lighting up the snowflake, so that when Christmas Eve rolls around, he'll be ready to go! This is a special new tradition for us, which I'm sure we'll look forward to year after year!

Find Me, Santa! Snowflake™
Details of the Find Me Santa Snowflake

Add your name and hang this lighted snowflake in a window, on a doorknob, or wherever you like to ensure that Santa finds you—no matter where you are. On Christmas Eve, the snowflake will glow for four hours until the jolly guy arrives.

Experience even more Northpole magic.

Fun way for your family to let Santa know where you are the night before Christmas
includes LED lights that change colors for light show to signal where Santa can find you.
Children can personalize snowflake by putting their names on a red foil sticker.
Includes ribbon for hanging—whether you're traveling or at home.
Plastic.
$9.95

Want It? Buy It!

 Ready to brighten someone's holiday season with a little Northpole magic from Hallmark? Head on over to Hallmark to shop their awesome collection of holiday gifts & Northpole products! Stay connected with Hallmark through Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.


Want It? Win It!

One lucky reader will get to experience a little Northpole magic at home this holiday season, thanks to our friends at Hallmark! One reader will win a Dance Like an Elf and Find Me Santa Snowflake Gift Set! This giveaway is open to US residents, 18 and older. Just use the handy RC giveaway entry form below to enter for your chance to win!

Special thanks to our friends at Hallmark for allowing us to get in on and share about these fun holiday products, and for offering our readers the chance to win this awesome holiday prize pack!

Good luck!





23 comments:

  1. This would be great for my niece Twila

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  2. shimmer dance Twila

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  3. My daughter would have so much fun with this!

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  4. My niece loves to dance and it'd be so much fun dancing up a storm with her!

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  5. How about the "Stocking Stuffer" for a holiday dance move?

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  6. My two year old nephew loves to dance, he would love it

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  7. I'd love to win because my daughter loves to dance so she would think it was so fun! My son would love the snowflake because it's lights up :)

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  8. I would love to win this because my niece would love it & I would give it to her!

    andysavi.mom@gmail.com

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  9. anonymous - evelyn

    This would look so great on my tree

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  10. I'd love to win this for my son! :)

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  11. How about the Crazy Candycane as a dance move? :)

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  12. This would be awesome for my nephew!

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  13. I'd come up with the Elf Limbo dance move.

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  14. I would love to win this for my daughter!

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  15. It would make a great gift for my nephew

    Jeff

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  16. The eggnog roll

    Jeff

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  17. Beth (anonymous)

    I've never seen anything like it before

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  18. Gloria

    My brother would absolutely love this

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  19. Gloria Twinkletoes

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  20. I would love to win this for my niece who loves all things Christmas! tracietrump40@gmail.com

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  21. Christmas is always a major event that lasts a whole 2 months and I think these awesome products would add to the "magic" of Christmas!
    nurse_mommy@live.com

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