If you are a parent, or have little ones in your lives, chances are the noise level in your house can sometimes feel like its own endless entity. Annoying electronic toys, banging pots & pans, tooting kazoos… Let’s face it, the more sound something makes, the more your little love is going to adore it. … Continue reading
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IKEA is a glorious place, isn’t it? A ginormous warehouse full of everything from art cards to sofas, salad spinners to comforters, the blue and yellow wonder has always appealed to my love of knick knacks and randomness. Unfortunately, or fortunately as may be the case, I cannot afford to bring every little piece … Continue reading
Bubbles are a great way to celebrate summer, but if you’ve been around kids, you know that they can be quite a mess. In fact, spilling the economy sized bubble solution bottle is just another childhood right of passage somewhere between dropping your ice cream cone and falling off your bike. Now this hack may … Continue reading
Game of Thrones Inspired DIY – Dany’s Dragon Egg
I have a confession to make. I’ve never considered myself a great lover of the fantasy genre. I could never seem to get into Lord of the Rings and have never once attended a Ren Faire. Then along came a little show called Game of Thrones. All of a sudden I found myself dreaming of … Continue reading
Bouncy Bracelet – Target Hack!
As a teacher, and certainly as a Lego Engineering Instructor, I am constantly inspired by kids and simple play. When was the last time you went outside and skipped rope, threw a ball, or played jacks? Sadly for a lot of today’s thoroughly “plugged in” kids, their answers may be quite similar to yours! Often … Continue reading
Glamour Glasses – $2 Target HACK!
The days are getting longer, and the kids are getting more and more restless. You know what that means… Summer is right around the corner! Living on the beach in both Florida and California, not to mention being a mile higher to the sun in Denver, I learned very quickly how important it can be … Continue reading