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Things I Love Thursday- Disney Pix Jr. Digital Camera from Digital Blue (and a giveaway!!)

tilt Being the mom to 2 girls, our house is pretty Disney Princess-ified. To think there was a time when I was childless and I swore to my friends who were mothers of little girls that MY daughters would not be Disney Princess obsessed. It seems to be hard wired into them. I was powerless against the pull of Ariel and her equally disproportionately curvy friends.

So I jumped up and down when I was asked to review the Disney Pix Jr. digital camera by Digital Blue. The Disney Princess version. I knew my crowning as “Super Mom” would take place the minute that package arrived in the mail. My girls have the Fisher Price digital camera and love it, but there is only one of it and two of them and apparently taking pictures of the carpet and ceiling is just to appealing to share the thing. Plus it isn’t pink and princessy.

To say they love it would be an understatement. Because, get this, you can choose from a whole host of princess overlays so it looks like you are standing next to Cinderella (or insert favorite princess here) in your picture. Look, it’s Cinderella on the ceiling, Cinderella on the wall, Cinderella upside down on the fireplace. The possibilities are endless.

Here are some other facts you should know:

  • 1.3 Megapixels
  • Rubber grips make it easy to handle and hard to destroy
  • Holds up to 150 photos with 32 MB of storage
  • Requires AA batteries, but has a long battery life
  • Because of the memory it allows kids to snap pictures quickly with easily labeled buttons that don’t require reading.

I am also impressed that this camera has won the 2008 Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold and Platinum Seal Awards and is a 2008 iParenting Media Award Winner. It also won a few other awards, but I seriously use the above two regularly to discover new toys cause I trust those awards. The consistently pick great, innovative toys and I have yet to be steered wrong.

Here is the great news. I have another camera to give away to a lucky reader. It is the Mickey Mouse version you see here. Isn’t that a great giveaway? I would love for you to win it and here is how:

  1. Leave a comment on this post. I would love something better than just “pick me”, like flattery, but any comment will do.
  2. Participate in Things I Love Thursday by linking up your own post. Please read the guidelines here. If you participate you need to leave a SECOND comment telling me you linked up. Yes, I know I can see that on Mr. Linky, but I draw winners from the comments so if you have earned a second entry you have to leave me a comment letting me know. Please follow the guidelines or your second entry will not count.

That’s all folks. The contest will be open until next Thursday March 5 (how the heck is it March already?) at which time I will use random.org to pick a winner. Good luck!!

Comments

  1. I don’t even know if I should enter this one. Big Brother already has a camera that we love. However, this would make a great gift so….. I love kids cameras.

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  2. I love reading your blog & tweets! (Was that good enough?) =) I would link up, but I already have a Thursday blog theme…Random Thought Thursday. (Which I haven’t quite finished yet.)

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  3. I would love love love to win this… and I know you’re going to pick randomly but I have a feeling that your superior (and beautiful) senses will guide you to this comment. :)

    I am going to try Mr. Linky-after all tomorrow is THursday!

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  4. I linked up! :)

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  5. Got my TILT post up!

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  6. Flattery? Hum. I can honestly say that you have never offended me with bad breath. Not even on Twitter!
    Does that count? LOLOLOL

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  7. I love your site!! This is my first Things I Love link up

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  8. I linked up :) I love getting new ideas!

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  9. That sounds like the awesome-ist kids camera ever! I know a little girl who would think it absolutely bliss to have a disney princess camera … Mickey mouse is cool too though … not sure if you would post to NZ though?

  10. I’m linked up & can’t wait to read everyone else’s posts…

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  11. Lisa H says:

    I’d have fun with this camera myself. Can you imagine – me and hubby fighting the kids for their camera? Lol. Seriously though, we all love picture taking. Wonderful generous giveaway. Thank you.

  12. Janet F says:

    The Disney Princess version sounds like it is the perfect camera for a little girl or anyone who loves Cinderella!

    I would love to get one of these for my twin granddaughters when they get a little older.

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  13. Janet F says:

    I linked my post to Things I Love Thursday.

    Thank you!

    janetfaye (at) gmail (dot) com

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  14. My little monster..I mean angel son would love this!

    I love your header by the way, it is still making me laugh!

  15. Nicole@frugalisfab says:

    How about this? You were my first friend in the blogosphere. You were so nice to reach out to me and you introduced me to all sorts of awesome people through Twitter and I luv ya for it!

  16. charlene says:

    The name of your blog is hysterical. I like the tag line too. You have a great sense of humor.

  17. lori richardson says:

    OH!! My 4 year old princess would love this!! Thank you for the review. Someday when one of your picture takers is a professional photographer, you can show them the ceiling pics!!!! LOL

  18. My son (21 mo.) recently broke my daughter’s (4) supposed indestructable fisher price camera. She is devastated. She’s my little budding artist- loves to take pictures, paint, draw, etc. and that is what she does all day long. So things have been sort of stressful around here without her camera. We really need this!!

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  19. My daughter’s 3-year old birthday is in 2 months…this would make an excellent gift!

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  20. And I’m joining in Things I Love Thursday…just like every Thursday!!

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  21. Trying again (third time). Hopefully this will work! Please enter me! My son broke my daughter’s camera and she’s sad. This would make her so happy!

    I also linked up.

    Here goes nothing…

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  22. I have been a long time participant of Things I Love Thursday and I have participated this week as well. I love the meme and would participate without the giveaway. ;)

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  23. my almost 3 yo nephew would love this… he loves to ‘play’ with my ipod, cell phone, camera… but has to sit on my lap while doing so. this would be a toy he could use mostly unsupervised! :)

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  24. My kids LOVE taking digital pictures & I’m loving your blog!!!

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  25. I linked up last night

  26. jennie a says:

    I love this givaway. I have 5 kids (12 to 4) who would use this like crazy… Im pretty sure they will fight over it …. constantly.

  27. Well, there are 5 boys in this household, and the eldest is the only one w/a camera. When the little ones watch M.M. Clubhouse, and he asks, “So do ya wanna come inside my clubhouse?” All 3 littles (ages 1,2,3) nod their heads with a great big smile. I definitely think they would LOVE it if big brother(5yo)took LOTS of pics of them w/Mickey!!! Thanks for this great offering.

  28. My kids would love something like that.

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  29. I like your site – from another Michigander! One of my favorite things ofr my kids are the flat, foam dolls they play with in the tub. They come with clothing pieces, kind of like paper dolls, but for the tub. Both my girls like these. I know they’d love the camera too!

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  30. Allie says:

    Love your blog and my son would love a less pink version of this camera!! Thanks so much!

  31. I signed into the Linkey thing but have not seen it on my blog so don’t know if I did something wrong? I finally broke down & wrote a Things I Love Thursday post. How do I sign up to have items sent my way for review???
    Oh and by the way I have granddaughters who would love to put that camera to use.

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  32. Jill thank you for the chance to win a really cool camera. As I said in my previous comment I have grand daughters who would love to put that camera to use. The thing I think I would love best if I won is that I would not have to chose who to give it to. I would keep it for when they spend time with us and they could have a blast taking pictures & we could put them on the computer. (They all spend time with us regularly so it would be put to use often.)

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  33. I have a little girl who is in love with princesses too. We just had a princess birthday party and she would love this camera.

  34. My princess would greatly appreciate this! What a great giveaway! Sorry I don’t have anything fun to say – just thanks!

  35. i am but your humble reader…if you would pick me i would forever be in your debt.

    may i one day be half as funny/intelligent/wonderful as you.

    (how’s that?)

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  36. Thanks so much for the chance to win this camera. My 4 yo would love a cool camera of his very own!

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  37. I have two little grandaughters, Honour is 5 and Verity is 3….they would truly love a camera like that.

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  38. My daughter’s birthday is coming up- this would be perfect. She shares our old camera with her brother. It would be nice for her to have her own- and for me not to worry about her breaking it.

  39. I’m linked up. Does Random.org give more weight to flattering comments?? If so you totally rock :).

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  40. We really love Mickey Mouse at my house and I would love to see those pics of Cinderella on the fireplace and on the ceiling :)

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  41. ChristieC says:

    My daughter would absolutely love this camera! Thanks for the chance to win

  42. I linked up.

  43. My son is Mickey obsessed and would love a chance to play with this camera!!

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  44. I’d love to be entered. My son is obsessed with Mickey (well, both my kids are, but my daughter already has a camera and I am SO completely sympathetic to the sharing issues). Anyways, I’ll try to come back with a TILT post later. *grin*

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  45. My son LOVES cameras. I’ve been wanting to get him his own but we just can’t right now. I know with our new little one coming, he will want to take lots of pictures, so having his own camera would be great. Thanks for the giveaway!

  46. Lindsey says:

    I would love to win that!

  47. We have been looking at kids cameras. We must have accidentally thrown our fisher price one away (while cleaning up after a bday party). ugh. And, we’re headed to Disney in June so it sure would be awesome if my girls had their own camera to take pictures while there. Thanks for the review.

  48. Oooh, my son would love this. And it just might save my camera as he likes to take it and run in circles snapping pictures. :)

  49. I bet you look like the prettiest, pretty princess when your daughters take your picture with the camera.

    [Um, how’s that for flattery?!]

    *ahem*

    Pick me, pick me :)

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  50. Just a comment to let you know that I just put my TILT post in the Mr. Linky. Thanks for the great contest!

  51. pick me, pick me!!!! ha ha just kidding! I wrote my post b/f reading this and normally i do the link but i switched it up to share a cute story. next week i’ll be back on!

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  52. Wow! What a great giveaway! Thanks so much for this and for all you do!

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  53. I would love to win this! My daughter isn’t in the princess stage yet, but I can see it coming! And I love your blog. Very real, which is refreshing. And you have a great sense of humor!

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  54. Maureen says:

    My two yr old nephew has a best friend who has one of these and the friend loves it. In fact her mother has made a little book about all of the little girls photos. When my nephew saw this and the end results he asked me, his mother and my mother for this. His birthday is coming up at the end of March and this would be a wonderful item for him.

  55. My older two, actually, would love this camera! Sounds neat!

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  56. And I’m all linked up. :)

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  57. Denise says:

    OHHH! I so need this camera! My daughter loves to take pictures with our camera and is begging for her own.

  58. Oh pick me, pick me!
    :)

    Er, I mean you are the most beautiful, intelligent, hilarious, smart, wonderful, insightful woman EVER
    Seriously you rock!
    Thanks for the chance to win :)

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  59. Sylvia says:

    Great giveaway, great blog, great lady–your the bestest! As my kids would say!
    sylviarj@yahoo.com

  60. Shannon H says:

    My son would love this, he is always begging to use our camera (he’s 3). He has “Click” the camera but it doesn’t actually take pictures. Thanks!

  61. Laura says:

    You’re so pretty and your hair is so shiny and soft and, and, and… Was that too obvious? :)

    My 4-year-old just watched Cinderella for the first time last weekend. To say she is obsessed is an understatement.

  62. I have two kids and one kiddie camera which = FIGHTING. So, to spare some sanity in this mama’s house I’d definitely love to win this one!

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  63. My 7 year old has been bugging me for a digital camera for a while now…this one would be perfect to start her off with!

    Thanks!

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  64. I linked up my TILT post, too. Thanks!

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  65. I linked up, so here’s my second comment for it ;)

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  66. Vicki Wurgler says:

    my grandson would love this-I bought him a camera at a garage sale last year, but that broke

  67. andrea v says:

    The camera is very cute, my kids would love mickey mouse. thanks for a great giveaway.

  68. Laura says:

    This camera would make a fantastic 4th birthday gift for our daughter!

  69. My friend has one of these and her daughter adores it! My son would LOVE this. Thanks for offering it!

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  70. I SO need that for my darling 2-y-o! She is camera obsessed! :) Lots of entries, but I can hope, right??? :)

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  71. That camera sounds awesome! My girls would love it in a couple years. :)

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  72. And I linked up. :)

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  73. just linked up my TILT post. sorry its a little late in the day. but as blanche deveroux says better late than pregnant! :)

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  74. Oh- I think my 2.5 year old would think this would rock! She already pretends to take pictures with her play phone! Check out my dollar store deal of the week!

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  75. Freya Varner says:

    Well, first off, thanks for the giveaway! It’s nice that moms can find free things once in a while. Keep up your good work!

  76. my almost three year old would love this he is always trying to get mine.

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  77. I really enjoy reading your updates throughout the week on your blog! You are that famous woman that got blogging women to “please” their husbands in February 2009, may it make you famous for years to come! :)
    Great contest!!! My 5 year old would LOVE this! Thanks for sharing!

  78. I enjoy reading your humorous posts every afternoon…also, you are very pretty…and, um…pick me!

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  79. I had not even heard of these before. Thanks for the opportunity! I know the kids would have a blast!

  80. Beautiful giveaway from beautiful you! Great idea.

  81. MaryBeth Habel says:

    I’ve never been to your site before but from what I’ve read you are pretty funny. This camera sounds cool and i’m glad i’m not the only one with kids that take pictures of my feet and the ceiling :)
    MaryBeth

  82. Hi. I’m a new visitor! I like what I see so far. This looks like a great camera. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  83. Michelle says:

    So very kind of you to share your review and giveaway with us – it is a great one! I’d love to see what pictures my toddler could capture and I’d love to see him develop a love of photography like I have!

    Happy Thursday!

  84. I am delurking on your wonderful blog because I would LOVE to win this camera! I have a girl who loves to play with our camera and I think she would love her very own camera like she loves her very own Cinderella cell phone. :o) I love reading your blog!

  85. amy ormsby says:

    what a great giveaway! it would be very nice to win this contest, that way i could give the camera to my 10 year old who always wants to borrow my camera!

  86. Oooh, I think my son would just love this!!

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  87. You had me at Giveaway. I must admit I read you blog most everyday…but don’t take the time to comment. So here it is. I have 4 kids that would fight over this camera, So not sure if this would be a good or bad win for me. Regardless please pick me. I love free.

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  88. Andrea says:

    My four year old has been asking for a camera for about a year now. Everytime we snap a pic on our ditigal camera, he wants to see it. Thanks for giving him an opportunity to win it:)

  89. Sarah says:

    Maybe my daughter would leave my camera alone! We would love this! Thanks for the chance.

  90. I have a year old daughter who would have loved the princess one, but she loves taking pictures…and not just of the floor and ceiling. She is really a good photographer. She will even pose her stuffed animals and dolls, push the delay button and run to get in the picture with them. Would love for her to have her own camera instead of using mine all the time. Enjoy your princessy girl. Aren’t they so girly?!

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  91. Hello – fabulous giveaway thank you very much and did I mention that you yourself are fabulous. :)

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  92. I posted my Mr. Linky for our dear old friend facebook. Thanks again.

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  93. Your blog is incredible! (How’s that for flattery?!?!?)
    Thanks for posting!

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  94. Thanks for the headsup on my mispost! :)

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  95. I would love to win this for my kiddos, sounds so great! And, I love to read your stories too :)

  96. My favorite random fact: Did you know that in the state of Michigan it is illegal for a wife to cut her hair without her husbands permission? :)

    Cute camera
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  97. How awesome! My daughter loves disney and currently has a disney pretend camera that is also a viewfinder and talks “say cheese” She would love a real camera and even better a mickey mouse one!

  98. You are the Queen of the house with your 2 beautiful princesses. And the Queen of the blogs for sure.

    I would love to win one of these for my daughter who has autism. She doesn’t read yet so we are looking for a new way for her to show us what she likes and she always wants my camera, which isn’t kid proof

    Have a Wonderful Day
    Cindy

  99. This is a beautiful blog! And what a fab contest! My 2 little girls are Disney Princess obsessed and love my digital camera. It would be great to have a camera they could use that’s just for them.

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  100. Sharon D. says:

    Thank you for entering me in your generous giveaway! Those cameras are perfect for little ones. I would love to win one for my niece.

  101. My daughter is always asking me to take a picture. It would be great for her to have her own camera.

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  102. Courtney says:

    I am a “lurker” and have never commented on your blog, though I read it often. Funny you should post this giveaway now, because my mom informed me a couple of days ago that my 3 year old daughter (who will be 4 in April) asked her for a camera for her birthday and told her that she “can just go to wal-mart and get it.” I would love to win this camera for her birthday!

  103. how exciting~ your girls are two lucky kids to have you for a mom!

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  104. I just participated in things i love thursday for a second entry. this is fun. thanks!

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  105. I love your frugal friday tips. So helpful.

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  106. Laura says:

    What a cute idea! I also have a very Princified house and my daughter would love to be just like mommy taking pictures with her new camera. Thanks!

  107. We are completely “princessfied” too now that my oldest is 3 and in dance class. Of course her little sister isn’t allowed to be a princess. We would love that camera, although I will need to buy one as well if we win so we won’t having any fighting about who gets to take another pic of the ceiling! Awesome giveaway mama..

  108. E would love this! She’d have so much fun. I never thought I’d have a princess crazed child…but she’s getting there quickly.

  109. My kids have our old broken digital camera, it powers on and records audio but won’t take pictures. Winning this would make their play time a bit less pathetic :)

    Thanks for the giveaway, your blog is great!!

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  110. I just stumbled upon your blog and I am loving it.

  111. Christin says:

    I love give aways, thank you! I have 2 nieces that would love to share this! Their birthdays are coming up soooon and we’re on a tight budget! :-)

  112. Beth W. says:

    Don’t have my own blog…love to read yours! The world needs more humor! We’re off on a family Disney cruise in April – this would keep the boys’ paws off of my camera! Take care. Beth W.

  113. christin says:

    this would be great for my dd who loves cameras and always “borrows” mine:) i could finally have my camera back! and it would make a great gift for her 3rd bday which is coming so soon…ahhh! thanks!
    christinbanda@yahoo.com

  114. My oldest would love a camera! I’ve been enjoying your Monday challenges too.

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  115. Heh, heh: “her equally disproportionately curvy friends.” Priceless.

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  116. I just found your blog, but I have to say I am falling in love with it!

    Thanks for the chance to win this great prize!!!

  117. Malaika says:

    This would make a great gift for my son, he loves taking pictures but we can´t let him handle ours. Thanks!!

  118. Amy B. says:

    My daughter would love this camera. Thanks for the chance.

  119. My kids love to take pictures. How cool would it be to let them have their OWN camera?

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  120. I enjoy reading your blog. My kids love taking pictures.

  121. This is such a cute camera! My 2-yr-old daughter is absolutely in love with everything Mickey Mouse, so this would make her day! It would also get her to stop wanting to hold our camera and my praying she won’t drop it!

  122. Heather says:

    This would be a great camera for my four year old cousin and when I am at my mamaws when she is there she’s always trying to take pictures with my camera or phone and I’m afraid she will break it. This would be wonderful for her.

  123. Derek Smith says:

    My sister-in-law pointed me here and am very glad that she did. What a wonderful site.

  124. Laura S. says:

    Hi! I linked to your site from another (scribbit). Now I have to spend some time here! Anyway, I’d love to win the camera because I gave my son my old one, and my daughter is starting to show some interest-I don’t want anyone touching mine!!

  125. Wehaf says:

    The overlay feature sounds great; I would put Mickey everywhere. :)

  126. I have a photo-addicted preschooler who would just love to have this camera!

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