Education, Travel

The 18th LOC National Book Festival is this Saturday!

We just returned from a busy weekend trip in which we attended Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween party on Friday, visited all four Disney World parks on Saturday, and then spent Sunday in Universal Studios and Disney Springs.  Suffice it to say that we are exhausted.  As I type this, I'm sitting here with my second very… Continue reading The 18th LOC National Book Festival is this Saturday!

DIY, Education

We Made Proto-Putty and it Stinks!

Earlier this week we attempted to make a very smelly DIY:  Proto-Putty.  Lil' man saw it on the YouTube channel The King of Random.  He has become a huge fan of TKOR.  I'm more than happy to let him watch this one.  We do not use YouTube Kids since filters are faulty and the app… Continue reading We Made Proto-Putty and it Stinks!

Education

New Disney Merchandise at Target!

I would like to preface this post by stating that I went to Target for the sole purpose of picking up paper towels.  If only I hadn't ran out...As soon as I entered the store, I noticed the very large display of Mickey and Minnie Mouse apparel, mugs, bags, shoes, makeup, bath supplies, and even… Continue reading New Disney Merchandise at Target!

Education, Parenting

Can Families Make, Play, and Discover with Nintendo’s Labo? (A Review of the Toy-Con Variety Kit

My husband brought home the new Nintendo Labo for some quality family time on my birthday.  I have to admit I've been intrigued by the concept since it was first announced, but I've wondered whether or not Labo would capture my child's curiosity long-term or if it would be a passing interest.  After all, $69.99… Continue reading Can Families Make, Play, and Discover with Nintendo’s Labo? (A Review of the Toy-Con Variety Kit

Education

We’ve Adopted a Kitten!

Last Friday we officially adopted the newest member of our family.  A six-month-old brown and white tabby who has an abundance of energy and an insatiable curiousity.  He was found in a feral cat colony in rough shape.  He had worms, a nasty sinus infection, and a ruptured ear drum that the vet suspects may… Continue reading We’ve Adopted a Kitten!