Giveaway: touchTAB from Encyclopedia Britannica Kids

This is a promotional post for Encyclopædia Britannica®, in partnership with Tek Nēk Toys, Inc.  All opinions are my own.  I was lucky enough to receive a touchTAB for review this week. It is an interactive learning system from Encyclopedia Britannica. I remember having a set of encyclopedia books as a child – to have […]

Personalized Soap Bottle

I thought it would be fun for my son to have his own hand soap bottle – decorated with his favorite train!

L’il Critters Gummy Vites Review

  “I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for L’il Critters. I received a product sample and promotional item as a thank you for participating.” Growing up,my kids were the most picky eaters ever. The day to day challenge of trying to get them to eat certain foods seemed never ending. […]

Soda Bottle Flower Prints

I love this quick and easy printing technique – the flowers look so cute! I mixed some paint on a paper plate and showed F how to make the prints using the bases of two (different) empty soda bottles.  He enjoyed stamping with the bottles – and he mostly got the paint on the paper! […]

Paper Plate Bugs

I just love using paper plates as a base for crafting. They are so cheap – and versatile! My son (26m) has recently started to take a great interest in bugs; always crouching down outside to watch a little ant go about its business. So here are some paper plate bugs that we made together […]

Glittery Fun: How To Make Glitter Play Dough

It’s hard to believe that less than six months ago my son refused to even touch play dough. Now it is his favorite craft activity. I usually have two or three colors of homemade play dough at any one time, but for a playdate I made extra – and added glitter!   Here is my […]

Jackson 5ive Cartoon DVD Giveaway!

There’s something about cable TV that is missing the usual TV watching that I had when I was little. Cable TV sure is cool that you can turn it on anytime and watch any of the 100+ channels. My kids can’t even imagine how I survived as a kid who didn’t have 24 hour cartoons. […]

Cabby the Puppet-from Puppet Heap Playthings

      Puppets are for babies, right? I beg to differ! My family got the chance to try out a puppet from Puppet Heap Playthings and we were simply thrilled. The puppet we were able to try goes by the name of “Cabby.” You can see from the video that Cabby is not your […]

Snack Time Scrap Fun

   The other day while at the doctor’s office, I was reading some back issues of Readers Digest and came across an article about this entrepreneur named Tom Szaky, CEO of TerraCycle. TerraCycle is a New Jersey based business that revolutionized Upcycling. What exactly is upcycling? Well, basically it is the fine art of converting […]