A Megabloks Party was a Perfect Way for Kids to Play and Moms to Mingle

November 13, 2011 7 Comments »
A Megabloks Party was a Perfect Way for Kids to Play and Moms to Mingle

I have to do this more often!

I was asked by the fabulous MommyParties and BSM Media to host a Thomas and Friends MegaBloks Party!

MegaBloks, which are those sturdy connecting building blocks that my son absolutely loves, has themed Thomas the Train toys. I was provided with a Thomas at the Races kit. There were 10 party kits, which were boxes that transformed into train stations when turned upside down. Kids can build the racetrack by flipping the container it comes in so that Thomas can ride down the ramp to the finish line! They also gave me a Dieselworks kit which had about 72 pieces and transformed into a station, or more like a train depot.

You can purchase the Thomas at the Races Kit by going to MegaBloks.com

So first thing first was putting a call out to my faithful group of fellow mommy bloggers in the Georgia Social Media Moms Group to see which moms would be available on Saturday to bring their cute little kids out for a day of fun. And it turned out to be quite a fabulous playdate!

I totally overdid it and cooked up a storm because I just couldn’t have my mom bloggers and their babies hungry at my house! We ate and drank and talked and tweeted and had just a OUTSTANDING time. My blogger moms definitely showed up in force! Two of them brought their husband and I’m glad for that because my husband was definitely outnumbered! Thank you to:

Jennifer Hutcheson – www.mami2mommy.com

Renee Jones – www.resplendentlife.wordpress.com

Karen Hartzell Parsons- http://inthekitchenwithkp.wordpress.com/ or http://blog.gracobaby.com/

Shenia Coleman Kirkland – www.1peachymama.com

Maria Galati Smith – www.examiner.com/stayathome-moms-in-atlanta/maria-smith

Sojourner Marable Grimmett – www.sojournermarablegrimmett.blogspot.com/ or www.supporttablefortwo.org

Daphne Salazar-Cook – www.mami2mommy.com

Edilsa LeGrier – @ELeGrier on Twitter

And thanks for bringing all of your beautiful kids to the Thomas and Friends party. Everyone seemed to really enjoy themselves and the tweets and the kind Facebook messages confirmed it.  We ladies agreed that we definitely needed to do more playdates. Our kids became friends and we bonded even closer. The toys were VERY popular too. The kids were huddled in the middle of my family room floor playing with the toys and I had the Thomas DVD on the big screen too.

One mom told me on her way home her kids were still talking about the Thomas toys! Awesome. I think the pictures below are proof that you have to pick up this Thomas the Train kit for your kids this holiday season. Kids ages 3 to 6 will play for hours with the set. Don’t forget to purchase the wonderful DVD Thomas and the Runaway Kite, which I was given a copy of and it played throughout the party. Kids even stopped playing to watch it. You can purchase the DVD by going to Thomas and Friends.com

Thanks you BSM Media and Mommy Parties for allowing me to host this WONDERFUL Thomas get-together! Certainly unforgettable for all of us! Who knew that a Train had the power to bring people together in more ways than one! 🙂

The Thomas and Friends kits all ready for the little guests!


My son playing with the toys before the guests arrive


Maria's and Sojourner's kids join in the fun!

Look at these little men working on the railroad!

Guess that look guy in the back stopped to watch the Thomas DVD!


There's a whole lotta playing going on!

One dad, Shaun, joins in the mayhem!

Me, Sojourner, Maria and Renee enjoying some Mommy Talk Time!

The kids are quite creative and worked together!

Me, Karen and Shenia having girl talk!


Mommas on a mission! (from l to r) Daphne Cook, Jennifer Hutcheson, Shenia Kirkland, Renee Jones, myself, Maria Smith, Edilsa LeGrier, Karen Hartzell, and Sojourner Marable Grimmett

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  1. Sojourner Marable Grimmett November 13, 2011 at 8:38 pm -

    Thanks so much Kia! The boys had a blast!

  2. The Maven November 13, 2011 at 9:00 pm -

    Looks like you had a blast at your party too! We had so much fun at ours!

  3. cincomom November 13, 2011 at 9:21 pm -

    Glad to hear! Yes it was awesome! Thanks for stopping by!

  4. cincomom November 13, 2011 at 9:21 pm -

    Thanks so much for coming Sojourner. Your boys are too cute!

  5. Mommy Reporter November 13, 2011 at 9:50 pm -

    It looks like everyone had a great time!!! I’m hosting my party this Saturday and I hope it turns out as good as yours!!! 🙂

  6. cincomom November 14, 2011 at 11:39 am -

    Awesome!! You can’t go wrong! It will be great!! Thanks Des!