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Major-league Anti-perspirant

Major-league Anti-perspirant

One of our favorite summer activities is to take the girls to a baseball game. We have a great minor league team in our town whose stadium was just voted the Best Minor League Ballpark by USA Today last year. We also discovered that the tea ...
Name It. Tap It. Pass It.

Name It. Tap It. Pass It.

Two weeks ago we introduced you to CrossWays by USAopoly. Odds are you have a branded version of Monopoly in your collection from this company. Perhaps it’s a The Lord of the Rings™ Trilogy Edition? We are delighted to bring you anoth ...
Teaching an Old TV New Tricks

Teaching an Old TV New Tricks

Back in 2004 we purchased a house in Arcadia, California to be closer to my employer’s new manufacturing facility. It was a much larger house than we needed, but was in one of the best public school districts in the region and housing ...
Thrift Treasure:  Top Spin

Thrift Treasure: Top Spin

In the late 70’s I lived in West Germany. We were stationed there due to my parents working as government-employed civilians. Back then the selection of toys available wasn’t near as vast as today’s offerings, and even wor ...
DisneySMMoms “On-the-Road” – Chicago

DisneySMMoms “On-the-Road” – Chicago

This past Tuesday started pretty early for me. The alarm on my phone went off at about 3:20 AM to alert me of a tornado warning and to take cover immediately. It was the start of an exciting day; once the warnings had subsided I was perfect ...
Secrets to a Successful Marriage

Secrets to a Successful Marriage

It’s been almost 21 years since I married the love of my life. People often ask what it takes to have a successful marriage. I can’t answer that. We are both retired and freelance from home. We see a lot of each other and I̵ ...
Tell Me a Story and Tickle Me Pink

Tell Me a Story and Tickle Me Pink

We have determined the secret to a good game for our family is it must adhere to a few criteria. First it must be age-appropriate (duh). Second, it must allow for at least 4 players so no one is left out (more if possible). Third, it must n ...
Thrift Treasure:  Sumoku

Thrift Treasure: Sumoku

I got hooked on Sudoku puzzles when they became all the rage a decade or so ago. From time to time I still play a couple of free apps on my iPad to keep myself sharp. No easy puzzles for me, I go straight to the hard or ‘impossible ...
Taking a Cosmic Quest with K’NEX

Taking a Cosmic Quest with K’NEX

We are no strangers to K’NEX. Actually, we’re so familiar we are part of a select group of bloggers to represent the brand as ambassadors! In addition to regularly featuring new products, will also be providing some kid reviews ...
You Won’t See Jack Ryan Wearing a Tie

You Won’t See Jack Ryan Wearing a Tie

By now you’ve probably seen no less than a dozen web articles telling you the best gifts to give for Father’s Day this year. If I see another one of these roundups (typically written by a female – no offense) with complete ...