Mr. Bubble 50th Birthday Bash and Giveaway

by Janice

Meet me in Minneapolis for Mr. Bubble’s 50th Birthday Bash!!!

My kids LOVE bubble baths — and since Mr. Bubble sent us a batch of Bubble Bath and Foam Soap, my kids have been soaking and playing in the tub for hours each night!

Olivia-Mr-Bubble-collage

This Saturday, my nine year old son Jackson and I will be in Minneapolis for Mr. Bubbles 50th Birthday Bash! Sadly, I have to leave Olivia home so she can attend the dress rehearsal for her ballet recital on Sunday. (Jackson and I are catching a late night flight home to be at her performance on Sunday!)

It is too bad Olivia will miss this MASSIVE Bubble Bash at the incredible Waterpark of America in Bloomington, MN. I know Jackson will have a BLAST — and I so hope that some of you who live in Minneapolis can come out to party bubble-style with us!

Mr. Bubble – childhood icon for 50 years

For 50 years, Mr. Bubble has been making kids smile and “Making getting clean as much fun as getting dirty!” To celebrate 50 wonderful years as an iconic brand and best selling bubble bath, Mr. Bubble is throwing this huge birthday bash – and Jackson and I are flying out for the party in the morning!

Mr. Bubble 50th Birthday Bash


Mr. Bubble’s birthday bash
will be held June 11, 2011 at the Waterpark of America in Bloomington, MN, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. If you are in the Bloomington area, we’d love to see you there. Everyone is invited to the party! Ticket information and hotel reservations can be made through www.waterparkofamerica.com. Located near Mall of America, inside the Radisson Hotel Bloomington, Waterpark of America is the country’s biggest indoor water park hotel.

Mr. Bubble will set a record by creating the World’s Largest Bubble Bath in the 2,800-square foot bubble bath play area (which features an 8-foot high, 20-foot wide bathtub). The party will also include birthday cake, a bubble beard contest and a chance to get your picture taken with Mr. Bubble. Prizes will be given out throughout the day.

$50 Mr. Bubble Giveaway

Can’t make it to the birthday party? We’d love to bring the celebration to you!

We’re giving away a $50 Mr. Bubble gift basket to one lucky reader (US readers, only please.) Please note — the Mr. Bubble images to the right and at the top are only samples of what will be included in the gift basket.

To enter, leave a comment on this post. Feel free to share some of your Mr. Bubble memories with us!

The giveaway will end on June 24, and a winner will be announced on June 25. Open to residents of the US only. Please see our site’s terms and conditions for more information.

Written by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom.
Talk with me: @5minutesformom and Facebook.com/5minutesformom.

Note: Mr. Bubble is flying me out to Minnesota (along with my son Jackson) to celebrate Mr. Bubble’s birthday bash. This post is part of a promotional campaign with Mr. Bubble at 5m4m.



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Janice is co-founder of 5 Minutes For Mom. She's been working online since 2003 and is thankful her days are full of social media, writing and photography. You can see more of her photos at janicecrozephotography.com.

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1 cheri June 9, 2011 at 7:24 pm

I love all the Mr. Bubble fabrics that have come out recently….so cute! (more please!)

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2 Shannon June 9, 2011 at 7:49 pm

I remember using Mr. Bubbles to get my hair really soapy and then give myself hairstyles:)

mohawk anyone?? :)

I do the same thing now to my almost 3 year old daughter. She loves it just like I did!

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3 Holly June 9, 2011 at 8:22 pm

I love Mr. Bubbles! I remember getting a bottle of the bubble bath for Christmas in my stocking as a kid and couldn’t wait to take a bath! LOL!

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4 lisa taylor June 9, 2011 at 8:42 pm

always loved mr. bubbles

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5 denise June 9, 2011 at 8:43 pm

I have to say that I used Mr. Bubble when young and I bought it for my kids. But I am 46 now and still love to have bubble baths weekly to wind down and relax….

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6 Jessica June 9, 2011 at 8:43 pm

My son LOVES bubble baths!

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7 Sarah G. June 9, 2011 at 8:51 pm

I would love to win this! My little girl is just now getting old enough for bubble bath, and I know she would love it.

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8 Misty rummell June 9, 2011 at 9:37 pm

I love mr bubbles what a great giveaway

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9 nan June 9, 2011 at 9:53 pm

i always thought taking a mr bubble bath was such a treat as a kid
nannypanpan at gmail.com

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10 onemotherslove June 9, 2011 at 11:22 pm

We love Mr. Bubble and would LOVE to win!!!

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11 Crystal June 10, 2011 at 3:35 am

Neat! I didn’tt know that Mr.Bubble turned 50! I will share that info with one of my friends that just celebrated her 50th birthday.I remember the more bubbles the better,and Mr.Bubbles had me covered there:)

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12 hollowsins June 10, 2011 at 4:30 am

I would love to win this for my daughter.I used the original bubble bath when I was younger too!

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13 Melissa P. June 10, 2011 at 6:33 am

Mr. Bubble is still as happy as can be. : )

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14 Kathy Stevenson June 10, 2011 at 7:22 am

I love Mr. Bubble!

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15 Ruth Hill June 10, 2011 at 7:37 am

My daughter loves Mr. Bubble! Definitely enter me!

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16 Lynn June 10, 2011 at 7:39 am

I love all of your pictures! :)

My kids would love, love, love this prize pack. They’re always looking for fun things to entertain them in the tub or shower. Thanks for offering this to your readers!!

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17 Mia June 10, 2011 at 7:41 am

I have sooo many fun memories of giving bubble baths to my daughter as a baby. My son is 7 and he sill loves his Mr. Bubbles. It is the bubbles I used as a child and my kids have sensitive skin so their sensitive skin formula works great for them!

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18 sandra June 10, 2011 at 7:43 am

i’d love a chance to try mr. bubbles – i know the kids would

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19 Lynn Demsky June 10, 2011 at 7:55 am

No matter how old I get I will never be too old for Mr. Bubbles! Happy Birthday!!! and, what a wonderful gift for one happy kid!

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20 Isabelle Lussier aka Canadianladybug June 10, 2011 at 7:55 am

Mr Bubbles is still alive! WoW! I remember my mom buying this when I was younger. Yeah!

I wold love to win and share these amazing bubbles memories with my four kids.

I had no clue that you can still found Mr Bubbles in stores… I need to check that out!

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21 Shari Alligood June 10, 2011 at 8:08 am

My kids favorite before bed time is Mr Bubbles bathtimes :-)

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22 KLM39 June 10, 2011 at 8:11 am

My kids grew up with Mr. Bubble, as did I and now my grandsons are using it! Mr. Bubble will live on forever because kids love it so much.

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23 MageeMommy June 10, 2011 at 8:40 am

One of my recent favorites is my toddler using all the foamy spray stuff at one time on the bathtub when not even taking a bath. LOL

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24 Becky M June 10, 2011 at 8:56 am

My boys love Mr. Bubble!

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25 Lisa June 10, 2011 at 9:08 am

I remember using Mr. Bubble when I was a kid. I think it only came in powder form back then. I also remember the commercial with the jingle, “Mr. Bubble in the tub gets you squeaky clean”. altern147 [at] yahoo [dot] com

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26 Susan Heim June 10, 2011 at 9:18 am

One of my boys has been swimming on a swim team almost every night. When he gets home, he just wants to soak in a nice warm bubble bath! He would love all the Mr. Bubble products for his bath!

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27 Vilmarys June 10, 2011 at 9:22 am

My daughter loves bath time. I can’t get her out of the tub, lol. Thanks for the chance!

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28 Mimi June 10, 2011 at 9:23 am

I hope I’m able to go. FYI it’s stinking COLD here! Bring a good jacket. I remember growing up with Mr. Bubble in the bathtub! Who can forget a pink bottle like that? It always made me so happy!

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29 cher June 10, 2011 at 9:43 am

How could I ever forgot that pink bottle from my baths when I was little!

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30 Alison Shaffer June 10, 2011 at 9:52 am

Mr. Bubble is such a favorite. simple, clean and classic. I used it as a kid, my kids used Mr. Bubble, and I still buy it for gifts! so cool.

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31 Deb Anderson June 10, 2011 at 9:53 am

“So clean your mom won’t know you!” :)

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32 Shelia Moore June 10, 2011 at 10:01 am

I have used “Mr Bubbles” to get my 3 yr old granddaughter over her fear of bathtime!! When it’s fun, it can’t be scary!!!

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33 Rachel McGuire June 10, 2011 at 11:12 am

Mr Bubble has been a favorite of mine since I was a kid. all three of my kids gave grown up with him too. i have some great photo’s of my kids playing in mountains of bubbles in the tub. O love those moments.

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34 Tami June 10, 2011 at 11:18 am

We love Mr. Bubble!!!! And it is a “Special Treat” for my 6 & 8 year old boys when they get to use it!!! The other day I yelled out DOUBLE BATH with MR. BUBBLE and they were SO EXCITED!!!! The bubbles were endless fun and they had pruny fingers and toes by the time they came out!!!! The simplest joys of childhood fun!!! :)

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35 Malissa Porter June 10, 2011 at 12:02 pm

I so remember helping my mom pour the pink powder into the tub and watch it turn into bubbles. Loved it. Now there are so many more products that my kids get to enjoy.

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36 Mary H June 10, 2011 at 12:27 pm

My favorite memory of Mr. Bubble was his song–Mr. Buba-buba-bubble in the tub-a-tub-a-tubble. At least that is the way I remember it from when I was very little.

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37 Shannon June 10, 2011 at 12:37 pm

I love Mr. Bubble & wish his party was closer! I would love to win this prize for my son. He loves bubble baths!

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38 LaVonne
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June 10, 2011 at 12:39 pm

We’d love this at our house! Thanks.

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39 daivabaum June 10, 2011 at 1:48 pm

We love Mr Bubbles. Thanks!

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40 Christine Jensen June 10, 2011 at 1:57 pm

I used to LOVE Mr Bubble Bubble Bath! There is nothing quite like sitting in a tub full of suds; giving yourself a bubble beard and writing on the walls with bubbles

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41 Heidi Daily June 10, 2011 at 3:24 pm

I love mr bubble!

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42 Becky Lancette June 10, 2011 at 3:30 pm

I can remember when I was about 9 and my mom got me a pink bottle of bubbles. Love bubbles.

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43 Charity S June 10, 2011 at 4:09 pm

I remember taking baths with Mr Bubble. I so loved that pink bottle.

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44 Pauline M June 10, 2011 at 4:30 pm

When my kids were younger, Mr. Bubbles was part of the daily ritual. I would add the color dyes that Avon uses in their bathtime wall painting sets and make some colored bubbles for the kids which they loved (mind you, the color was not great, but I think they really appreciated the effort!)

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45 Jennifer June 10, 2011 at 4:32 pm

I loved Mr. Bubbles when I was a kid!! My kids haven’t tried them yet but I would love to win some of their products to let them try!

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46 **Nicole** June 10, 2011 at 5:36 pm

Oh my word–my three year old ADORES bubbles! This would make her year if I was to win :) While I can’t think of any specific Mr. Bubble stories, I’m sure if we won this we would make lots of them for the future!

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47 Christina June 10, 2011 at 6:05 pm

My sister and I used Mr. Bubbles as a kid and so do my kids and their cousins. It’s all about making the weird hairstyles once you have tons of soap in your hair…

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48 melisa June 10, 2011 at 7:40 pm

Yay! I remember using Mr Bubble growing up!

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49 Mia Dentice Carey
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June 10, 2011 at 9:19 pm

I SOOOOOOO wished I lived closer to MN!!!!!
Hope you have a GREAT time & Wish Mr. Bubble’s a very HAPPY 50th BIRTHDAY for me!

My favorite Mr. Bubbles memory is from college….the entire women’s cross country team all sent away for Mr Bubble’s T-shirts…(Makes getting clean almost as much fun as getting dirty….LOL)

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50 Barbara Platt June 10, 2011 at 11:39 pm

I used Mr Bubbles for my kids and grandkids

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51 beveanne mckinley June 11, 2011 at 12:34 am

i have always believed your’e nev er to oold for mr. bubble baths

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52 Diana June 11, 2011 at 3:35 am

I learned about those bubble bombs at Mr. Bubble’s Twitter party, my kids would LOVE them!

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53 Sarah Coulsey June 11, 2011 at 1:03 pm

I didn’t know they were still around. I haven’t seen it in any stores near me. Now I will have to look harder. My boys love bubbles, and Mr.Bubble was always really good when I was a kid!!!

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54 Idaho Jill June 11, 2011 at 5:45 pm

We love Mr Bubble at our house! It makes such good, and lasting, bubbles!

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55 Tammy Gordon June 12, 2011 at 7:41 am

Would love to win this! We use Mr. Bubble with our daughters now.

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56 katklaw777 June 12, 2011 at 9:22 am

My kids luv Mr Bubble and when I color the water for them with food coloring.
They can stay in the tub for hours!!!
Great giveaway, thanks!

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57 Mama Zen June 12, 2011 at 5:00 pm

I loved Mr. Bubble when I was a kid!

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58 kathy June 12, 2011 at 5:44 pm

I have fun memories of bubbles baths with my sister as a kid

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59 Angie June 12, 2011 at 9:55 pm

I just recently bought Mr Bubble for my boys, I love it and am so excited they can use something I used to have in my childhood!

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60 Alicia June 12, 2011 at 11:46 pm

Please pick me! My kids LOVE to take bubble baths.

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61 Little Monkies Preschool June 12, 2011 at 11:47 pm

This would be so fun to have as treasure box prizes for the kids.

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62 Nicolle B. June 13, 2011 at 3:05 am

When the kids spend the night at grandma’s she always has Mr Bubbles on hand. It’s a real treat for them.

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63 chana u June 13, 2011 at 11:13 am

Looks like fun- i’d love to win

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64 Tiffany M in MS June 13, 2011 at 12:01 pm

My kids adore bubble baths…we love that Mister Bubble comes in extra gentle for us sensitive skin folks who love a good bubble bath!!

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65 Alison S. June 13, 2011 at 2:11 pm

I still love bubble baths! ;)

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66 Missy June 13, 2011 at 2:18 pm

Bubble baths are great

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67 shelly aka allysmama June 14, 2011 at 3:14 am

My brother and I grew up using Mr Bubble. Once when we were small,we filled our Great Grandmas cast iron bathtub with so many bubbles, the bubbles overtook the bathroom…Grandma was not very happy, but we did get really clean!!

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68 vickie couturier June 14, 2011 at 7:20 am

my daughter loved taking bubble baths as a child

vlbelk(at)hotmail.com

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69 melissa n June 14, 2011 at 8:03 pm

i remember me and my sister taking baths together as kids and pouring tons of mr bubbles in it – now her two kids do it :)

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70 Terra Heck June 15, 2011 at 5:38 am

Mr. Bubbles always has fun bath products for kids. Thanks.
partymix25(at)hotmail(dot)com

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71 Elizabeth W June 15, 2011 at 7:05 am

I love Mr. Bubbles!

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72 HappyMomC June 15, 2011 at 12:50 pm

Would love to win this for my niece and nephew!

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73 Kristin June 15, 2011 at 9:59 pm

Looks like such fun!

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74 Krystal June 15, 2011 at 11:42 pm

My kids love baths. It would be impossibel to get them out of the tub, with Mr. Bubble!! :)

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75 Raven In A Blue Room June 17, 2011 at 12:57 am

Thank you for hosting this giveaway – I wish I had this around when I was kid (I grew up abroad)

Louis
schnitzomage {at} gmail {dot} com

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76 Lesley M. June 17, 2011 at 8:22 pm

I remember this product as a child, and today my kids use it!

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77 Sandra June 18, 2011 at 3:22 pm

I was a fan of Mr. Bubbles when I was a child! I’ve introduced my son to it & he loves it so much he doesn’t want bath time to end!

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78 Staci A June 18, 2011 at 5:16 pm

We love Mr Bubbles! I remember making beards out of the bubbles when we were little!

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79 Amy F June 19, 2011 at 2:14 pm

Oh, how fun! I grew up with Mr. Bubble. Huge fan of the bath foam. :)

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80 June June 21, 2011 at 4:57 am

Everyone used Mr. Bubble when they were a kid,

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81 Candace June 21, 2011 at 4:17 pm

I loved Mr. Bubbles when I was a kid! My sister and I would put the bubbles on our faces to make beards. Now my kids do the same thing! readysetwin at gmail dot com

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82 Angela June 22, 2011 at 10:00 am

My Mom use to always give us baths with Mr. Bubble when we were little.

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83 Wehaf June 24, 2011 at 3:07 pm

I still use Mr. Bubble for my own bubble baths!

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84 Lisa L June 24, 2011 at 8:49 pm

We love Mr. Bubble! We even have their hand soap =)

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85 trixx June 24, 2011 at 10:03 pm

I used to love taking baths with Mr. Bubble! peanut[at]nyc.rr.com

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86 Cyndi June 26, 2011 at 8:47 am

I loved Mr Bubble as a kid. Now my two children love it as well. As soon as I start the bath my daughter finds the bottle and says “Bubble! Bubble!” over and over until I add some. The bubbles sure do make it more funto get clean. Even when they are playing in the dirt & mud outside, when I say time for a bubble bath, they run to get inside.

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