My Little Pony – Friendship Is Magic

In EQUESTRIA, obtaining a CUTIE MARK is an important coming-of-age moment for a young Pony. After all, Ponies acquire their CUTIE MARKS only after they discover a unique characteristic about themselves, setting them apart from all other Ponies.  When Sweetie Belle, Scootaloo and Apple Bloom meet, they instantly become friends and make it their mission to … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Invasion Of Normandy Friday marks the 70th anniversary of the invasion of Normandy, or D-Day. In the early hours of June 6, 1944, 156.000 troops from 12 nations including America, United Kingdom and Canada set out with the largest seaborne invasion force in history. The invasion marked the end of Germany's occupation of Europe and turned the course of … [Read more...]

The Last Airbender Twitter Giveaway

Madison is a huge fan of Avatar: The Last Airbender which is on NickToons. I have to admit it's a pretty good cartoon, and I don't mind watching it either. She was besides herself when she found out we were going to review the movie!  The basic story is that Aang is an avatar.  He has "bending" powers, and you get a backseat to his adventures through … [Read more...]

Smart Snacks Trail Mix & Match Review and Giveaway

This giveaway is over. The winner is Sherri B. Congrats! The Smart Snacks Trail Mix & Match is another great toy in our house.  It is for ages 2-6 and works on skills such as tactile exploration and discrimination, matching, patterning, and their fine motor skills.  There is just so many ways to play with this!  I love that everything … [Read more...]

Blast Off With Miles From Tomorrowland & A Stop At Google Too! #milesevent

Miles from Tomorrowland is an animated space adventure series that centers around the Callisto family who live on a spaceship called the Stellosphere and work for the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).  The four main characters are Miles Callisto (an enthusiastic and curious boy with a somewhat reckless inventive streak), Loretta Callisto (Miles’ older sister and technology and […]

Bloody Knife Cupcakes

For a fun take on cupcakes, these Bloody Knife Cupcakes will be a hit at any Halloween party!

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]