Build a Bear – Wii Style

Have you ever went to the Build A Bear Workshop?  If so, you will know that it is one of the coolest places around if you have kids.  It is seriously like watching magic happen as you watch your bear being made.  It is awesome that you can personalize it and everything.  However, when we moved from Aurora back to Chicago, I didn't realize that we were going … [Read more...]

Countdown To Christmas: I'm Not Santa!

Im Not Santa! is a cute book about a case of mistaken identity.  It takes a visit from the Jolly Old Man himself to sort this out.  This book is perfect for any little kids that have short attention spans.  It is simple and to the point.  The illustrations are great too.   I would actually say that this is more of a picture book than a story book.  This is … [Read more...]

Countdown To Christmas: Ityse

I am all about saving the environment for my kids. However, I just wasn't ready to jump on the eco-friendly shopping bags just yet.  I didn't understand how many plastic bags I would save or how many less trip to the car would be made to carry in the groceries. Ityse has changed me.  It has changed my life.  How, do you ask?  I will never go grocery … [Read more...]

Countdown To Christmas: Signature Needle Arts

Do you have any knitters on your gift list?  If you do, you should definitely be looking at needles from Signature Needle Arts.  They have some of the nicest knitting needles on the market that are completely customizable for both you and whatever project you are working on.  You can choose the type of point - blunt, middy or stiletto; length; and custom end … [Read more...]