Leveling Up on LEGOS: Our First Build

Today we built our first actual LEGO thing - a cool race car! Sure we've made many creative LEGO things in the past, usually giant avant-garde buildings, but this was the first thing we've ever made where we followed the instructions. Ever since our recent LEGOLAND trip, my son has a renewed interest in all … Continue reading Leveling Up on LEGOS: Our First Build

How to Turn a Tea Bag into a Floating Ghost

Want to see a tea bag float up in the air and disappear like a little ghost? All you need is a tea bag, scissors, a marker and a lighter. This was a fun little project that may or may not be responsible for my son asking to set more things on fire. First, you … Continue reading How to Turn a Tea Bag into a Floating Ghost

The Best Way to Keep Pacifiers Clean On-the-Go with Silver Maple Cases

Ever pull out a pacifier from the bottom of the baby bag, only to find it covered with dirt, crumbs, hair and other gunk? Yuck! The Silver Maple pacifier case is the answer to storing clean pacifiers and having a place to hold those dirty ones until you can take them home and sanitize them. … Continue reading The Best Way to Keep Pacifiers Clean On-the-Go with Silver Maple Cases

We Tried the Essential Oils Recipe Box by Simply Earth

I have always enjoyed essential oils since becoming familiar with them while working at a little hippie shop in my 20's. We sold them in the shop and had books about them, so I learned a lot about what they were used for and which ones I liked. We always had some type of oil … Continue reading We Tried the Essential Oils Recipe Box by Simply Earth

Molly of Denali Podcast – An Adventure Rooted in Native Storytelling

A new podcast for kids launched on May 30th as a prequel to the Molly of Denali TV series premiering on PBS on July 15, 2019. Every Thursday a new episode will be launched, where you can follow the adventures of Molly Mabray, 10-year old girl who helps her parents run the Denali Trading Post in … Continue reading Molly of Denali Podcast – An Adventure Rooted in Native Storytelling

Ebates is Now Rakuten, Everything Else is the Same

One of my favorite shopping sites for the past couple years has been Ebates, which recently changed its name to Rakuten. Same site, same deals, new name. It means "optimism" in Japanese and I'm very optimistic you'll love using it. If you’re shopping online and not using Rakuten yet, stop reading this and just go … Continue reading Ebates is Now Rakuten, Everything Else is the Same

Gelli Baff Slime Review: Bathtub vs Baby Pool

We immersed ourselves in slime a few times this past month, because what kid doesn't like to squish around in an ooey-gooey mess? Especially an ooey-gooey glittery mess that smells like tutti frutti! We also made a new YouTube video showing how the slime mixes up and then dissolves back into water. Look for it … Continue reading Gelli Baff Slime Review: Bathtub vs Baby Pool