Avalanche Fruit Stand Review and Giveaway

This giveaway is now over. The winner is Barb. Congrats! Careful, don’t spill the fruit!  Avalanche Fruit Stand is one fun game for kids and adults alike.  You spin the wheel then use jumbo tweezers to pick or place fruit without toppling them out of the stand.  I know it sounds super easy, but it's not!  This game is for 3 and up.  However, I have to … [Read more...]

Top Parenting Tips From Around The Web

A new feature I'm going to introduce on my blog is to find some great parenting articles on the web and show them to you all.  My goal is to do this once a week, so I can highlight other great authors, twitters, bloggers, and everything else in between! Parenting Troubled Teens: Self-Control | HealthChk A little over a week ago, Adam provided us with … [Read more...]

Raindrops: A Shower of Colors

A great little kids book is Raindrops: A Shower of Colors. This book is a great way to reinforce colors to your children. Each page has a raindrop of a different color on it. This book also shows how primary colors magically blend together to create secondary ones through the raindrops.  Even though it's a very simple book, both my kids really enjoy … [Read more...]

Schleich Figures Review and Giveaway!

This giveaway is now over. The winner is molomatic. Congrats! When I was asked to review some of the Schleich figures that they have, I jumped at the chance. Schleich is known for their hand-painted, stunningly realistic animal figures.  This year their are adding baby animals into their collection.  From ducklings and king penguin chicks, to … [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 […]