Rubik's Cube Review and Giveaway

This giveaway is now over. The winner is Laura. Congrats! Some toys just bring back great memories. Rubik's Cube has to be one of those. Who doesn't remember a Rubik's Cube from when they were a kid? However, can you believe they are 30 years old this year?  (Man, I feel old!) There is also a “You CAN Do The Rubik’s Cube” program that is designed to ...continue reading

K'nex Sesame Street Building Sets

We are a K'nex family. My husband is an engineer and loves to build things, so K'nex sets for our kids are perfect. The kids get some much needed daddy time, and Daddy gets to enjoy himself. K'nex has some great Sesame Street building sets you have to check out (I just noticed in the picture that Will has his Sesame Street shirt on. I didn't plan that. ...continue reading

Countdown To Christmas: Ta-Ka-Radi

Until recently, I had not heard of Ta-Ka-Radi. However, now that we have it, we can't stop playing it. This is a game that is perfect for the family. Ta-Ka-Radi involves players constructing a tower with spaces in-between three chosen tiles per level. After the tower is built, each player takes a turn pulling out a tile from any level and putting it on ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

Spc. Jonnie L Stiles 38 years old from Highlands Ranch, Colorado 769th Engineer Battalion, Louisiana Army National Guard November 13, 2008 Louisiana National Guard spokesman Maj. Michael Kazmierzak said Spc. Jonnie L. Stiles had been serving as a gunner on a Humvee doing route clearance when and IED detonated near his vehicle in Jalalabad, ...continue reading