Littlest Pet Shop Premiere & A Fun Day In Times Square

Littlest Pet Shop Season 3 Premiere Party

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Last Saturday I began the best summer ever by taking the kids to the Season 3 premiere party of The Littlest Pet Shop at The Bryant Park Hotel. The event was in celebration of the new cartoon season as well as all of the new Hasbro toys they have available. (You may remember my mention and video of the Littlest Pet Shop Toys from Toy Fair earlier this year)

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We got there a bit late because we haven’t quite mastered how to get everything together and leave on time (it’s not easy but we are working on it :)) as we got there about 5 minutes after the screening had started. The cartoon was SO CUTE! I was a bit worried that it would be a bit too girly for my car loving, bus crashing boys, but they enjoyed it a lot. Even the hubs and I were giggling along with the kids. Great thing about the screening? They provided us with bananas, pretzels, cookies, and popcorn for the viewing. JUST enough to keep them from getting super fidgety.

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When we were done the boys spent a good amount of time playing with the new toys that are coming out this fall. My youngest had a thing for the squishy toys. No surprise there. :)

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Times Square Fun

When we were finished we decided to make a day of it and go to Times Square, and since we were so close to my favorite park we decided to go on the merry go round. Quick, easy fun entertainment!

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We headed a few blocks over to Toys R Us in Times Square and can you believe I have never been on the ginormous Ferris Wheel? Today was the day to change that! The tickets are $5.00 and it was great until the 5 year old decided he needed to potty. At the top of the Ferris Wheel. We had to chat him up and distract him because I totally didn’t have a change of clothes–needless to say it was a mad dash to the restroom…two floors up! We also fell head first into the tourist trap that is the photos they take of you at every turn. We bought TWO! *side eye at myself* but they were so perfect!

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We ended up with some of the new Paw Patrol toys that I saw at Time To Play a few weeks ago (recap still forthcoming!) and finally it was time to eat. I stopped at Sephora first (of course) then we went to Dave and Busters for lunch. I hadn’t been to D&B’s in a really long time (maybe over 8 years?) but the food was blah and I was not impressed.

We made our way home and were so happy we got to take full advantage of the beautiful day!

Have you ever seen the Littlest Pet Shop? Do you take your kids to the movies? How do you keep them from getting fidgety? What is your favorite Times Square fun spot?

Nellie

Nellie

Mommy. Fitness Addict. Socialite.
Schnelle "Nellie" Acevedo is a busy mom of two young boys (2 and 5), she is a career woman by day and a self proclaimed fitness junkie by night. Brooklyn Active Mama is  a positive community that focuses on demonstrating to all women that you can always find time for fitness. She features a Weekly Wednesday Workout and a Friday Fitness Check-in series where she encourages her readers to check in and remain accountable for their fitness and nutrition goals weekly. Nellie also is a co-founder of the annual A Healthy U Conference which is a conference dedicated to helping women improve their mental, spiritual and physical health. In addition to getting in the gym 5 times weekly, Nellie is a licensed Zumba instructor in Brooklyn. Since beginning to blog Nellie has lost 27lbs (and counting)! You can find Nellie on TwitterInstagramFacebookPinterest, & Google Plus.
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  1. Very cute. I have heard of the Littlest Pet Shop. My niece and nephew are young enough to enjoy it. Your boys looked like they had fun!
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  2. This looks like an absolute blast!!! Have I told you how adorable your boys are?? OMG! And don’t even get me started on Paw Patrol. My boys love that show! I didn’t know they had toys?? Those may be the perfect thing for me to surprise them with on the plane. Thank you!
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    • Yes!! They are so obsessed!! I totally hope you were able to get them some toys before your trip–if not you can totally get them when they come back!

  3. Looked like the best day ever and I admit no matter how many times I have been to the Times Square Toys R Us, I too have never been on that Ferris Wheel either!
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  4. I take my girl to see EVERYTHING and have since she was…2?
    since the free summer movies where it was OK to wriggle when entire time :-)
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  5. Y’all be having to much fun up there I need to take a trip asap. I don’t like little toys they become a headache when trying to clean so my kids don’t have them but my daughter loves to watch the tv show which I had no idea they had. Mines sit still in the movie if they have food and drinks.
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  6. This is awesome! Looks like you had a great time with your whole family! How cute! I love those pants you have on in that photo! Favorite Times Square spot…hmmm that’s tough. I just love all the lights and the shows!
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  7. No matter how hard anyone tries, it is almost impossible to get anywhere on time with kids! I can have the kids ready 15 minutes before we should leave and we still end up really close on time.

    So happy to see such a wonderful day with you and your beautiful family. :)

    • Thanks Tara!! I appreciate you stopping by! :) I really need to work on getting those kids out the house on time, so far I am 0-4. ugh!

  8. Looks like a great day with the family. What a great way to start off the Best Summer Ever!
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  9. Looks like a fun day in the city. I took my daughter to the movies only yesterday to Rio 2. She’s 3 and likes to sit in front, once she munching on her popcorn she doesn’t get distracted. Oh and those little guys are cuties.

  10. Very cute! With a little girl in tow, yup, I’ve seen the show, and it’s very cute! I have never been on that ferris wheel either–and I cannot convince anyone to go on there with me (shame).

    Also, side note–I love the twists!
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  11. My kids love the Littlest Pet Shop. We actually got Moo a few of the toy animals for Christmas and now she wants more. Glad you all had a blast!
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