50% off Plasma Cars Today Only

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    Today only, get 50% off Plasma Cars on Amazon, making them $34.98!  We got one of these for Little Brother last year for his birthday and it has been a HUGE hit! Right now, Amazon has red, blue, purple, green, orange, and yellow plasma cars available. Check out the rest of the plasma cars available.     … [ Keep reading… ]

Best Toys for Babies: Holiday Gift Guide

Best Gifts for Babies

With Little Sister being our third child, we have been around the block when it comes to toys, going through just about every toy imaginable in our nearly 7 years of parenting.  I can tell you one thing:  a lot of the toys are just plain not worth it.  They are plastic junk that eat batteries and don't hold the attention of our kids longer than the entirety of the musical diddy incessantly … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up!

Turkey Feathers Number Matching Game

There were lots of great ideas shared last week.  Here are just a few:   Tot Schooling shares this Turkey Feathers Number Matching Activity!       I LOVE this idea for Exploring Lines from You Clever Monkey.       Learn how to make a Woven Christmas Tree from Buggy and Buddy.       Have an idea or activity to … [ Keep reading… ]

Mess-Free Pumpkin Play for Babies


  Little Sister has become quite curious over the last few months.  Combined with the fact that she is now mobile,  life has gotten much busier!  She loves exploring different textures (and ultimately putting them in her mouth).  I thought she would enjoy feeling the pumpkin "innards" but I really didn't want her eating it.  After the boys and I carved their pumpkins yesterday, we put all … [ Keep reading… ]

Show-and-Share Saturday Link Up

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Happy Saturday! I hope you had a great week. There were so many great ideas shared last week! Here are just a few: A Little Pinch of Perfect shared Create a Sensory Pumpkin.   This Halloween Sensory Noodles Play from Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tail looks like fun!   Halloween Slime from My Big Fat Happy Life. Have an idea or activity to share??? Just link up … [ Keep reading… ]

Silly Putty Melting Jack-O-Lantern

Melting Pumpkin with Homemade Silly Putty

  We made homemade silly putty this week and created our own melting pumpkins!  This was also a great time to discuss the 3 different states of matter (solid, liquid, and gas) and point out that silly putty is neither one!  I am planning to have this at one of the center activities for Big Brother's fall party, along with some examples of the states of matter in gloves.   Here's … [ Keep reading… ]