Little Bits Review – Learning Activities for Home School

Connecting the Little Bits with the magnet ends

Whether you home school, or you compliment your child’s education at home like most of the parents I know, you’ll want to check out littleBits. These learning bits are amazing and have some great potential for educational activities and HANDS ON learning. You know I’m a fan of that! What Are littleBits littleBits are kits […]


Neighborhood Toy Store Day – Get the Woohoo Factor This Christmas

Neighborhood Toy Store Day - Plus Giveaway!

Did you know this Saturday is the fourth annual Neighborhood Toy Store Day? What a great way to kick off the holiday shopping season. When you shop from a local store you get amazing selection, great customer service, and you impact your local community in a huge way. Through November 8th you can go to […]


Best Toys of the Year for 2013 at Local Toy Stores

Calico Critters Supermarket Review

When it comes to gift-giving for our kids, we much prefer to give quality toys that can be used for some time over cheap toys that don’t last long. Let’s face it – I have five, very active children. A toy should be challenging, durable, and able to last through their active play! It’s hard […]


Make a DIY Robot Pinata

Robot Pinata Tutorial for Robot Birthday Parties

For Adam’s third birthday, he asked for a Robot themed birthday party. Wow – have you tried to find a robot pinata for a preschooler’s robot birthday party before? I found a couple, but they were pricier than I wanted to spend for a simple family birthday. So, we made our OWN robot pinata for […]


Play With Your Kids Without Fear – Plus Giveaway!

Win a Mohawk SmartStrand Rug

As you know, I’m a huge believer in “get your hair wet parenting” as I call – that intentional playfulness with your children is one of my 7 Principles of Intentional and Self-Sufficient Living in my Untrained Housewife Manifesto. But sometimes kids like to play MESSY. And when you have five…wow! Your floors can take […]