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Does Mickey ever fall on his butt?

Does Mickey ever fall on his butt?

As I mentioned in my post about High School Musical: The Ice Tour, we missed out on Disney on Ice coming through the Quad Cities. DH and I really thought the girls would enjoy it but it just didn’t work out.  I truly believe that expe ...
Grease for the Next Generation (Contest!)

Grease for the Next Generation (Contest!)

My mom enrolled me in dance classes when I was very young.   I’ve never asked why she started me in classes.  Did I show an interest in music or did the class come first and it created the passion?  Actually, until now I have never th ...
Outranked by a Cartoon Character

Outranked by a Cartoon Character

Did I mention that I recently won a set of Hasbro games?  Oops. I haven’t done that post yet, have I?  It was quite a nice package and included games Hasbro Family Game Night for the Wii along with several board games like Battleship, ...

Watching TV is Okay Sometimes

Some may call me a bad mom, but I think that there are advantages to letting kids spend time playing on the computer, playing video games and watching TV.  I don’t just hand over the reigns and let the TV be the baby sitter.  (Okay, s ...
I Went and Tainted my Ears

I Went and Tainted my Ears

I have to ‘fess up and say that I’ve never been a fan of country music.  Although I seriously enjoyed seeing the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with my uncle when I was in high school, country music stations have never earned a preset s ...
It’s a Small Word, After All

It’s a Small Word, After All

I don’t recall when it was, but back in my younger days, I used to bet people $5 that they couldn’t find the states on the back of a $5 bill.  I even gave them a chance to look it over before accepting the bet.  More often than ...
Families that Play Together, Stay Together

Families that Play Together, Stay Together

Growing up, I recall many nights of the family sitting around the kitchen table having a family night. Sometimes we played card games like Hearts, Spades or spoons. Other times we played board games like Monopoly, Trouble, Sorry, Yahtzee, L ...
Never Too Old for Video Games

Never Too Old for Video Games

When I was a kid, Santa graced us with the holy grail of gifts – an Atari 2600.  We graduated in a Coleco then later a Nintendo 64.  I don’t recall my parents ever having much interest in it.  Why should they since it was just a ...
Where the Worlds of Diego and Risk Collide

Where the Worlds of Diego and Risk Collide

About two years ago, I went through a “Risk” phase.  I played Risk-style games online against players from all over the world.  The site that I frequented utilized several different maps, not just the standard world map like the ...
Small Steps toward the Worlds of MMORPGs

Small Steps toward the Worlds of MMORPGs

Around this house, MMPORPGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games) are the online game of choice. DH usually finds one that he likes then I get hooked. For anyone not familiar with this genre of games, they have evolving storylin ...