Halloween is definitely in the top two holidays in our house. I prefer Christmas but my husband is all about Halloween, so it works out pretty well. The girls decided a month or two ago that they wanted to be "Odd Squad" agents after their favourite PBS Kids show, Odd Squad, so I found some navy blue blazers, bought them white collared t-shirts and navy blue pants (which they can wear to school anyways) and made clip on ties (cut some red fabric and used my glue gun to attach them to hair clips) Read more [...]
Only a couple of days left until it's (finally) Halloween! Since it falls on a Saturday this year, I'm going to need a lot of activities to keep my daughters occupied until it is finally time to go trick-or-treating. Thank goodness for Pinterest! Check out some of the easy kids crafts I've pinned below.
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A funny thing happened this fall: I discovered that despite my extensive planning and back-to-school shopping, I missed something very important for myself. A pair of 'inside shoes', to be exact. Something that I haven't thought of for myself in years! Between volunteering at my daughters school library, my youngest's junior kindergarten class, and being a Sparks leader, I'm spending a lot of time in schools where they really don't appreciate dirty or wet shoes, and wearing just socks isn't a great Read more [...]
On October 13th, Disney released two new movies on Blu-ray Combo Pack. I remember going to see "Aladdin" when it was released in theatres as a kid and it has been a favourite of mine ever since. I was thrilled to hear that "Aladdin: Diamond Edition" was on its way to our house!
Climb aboard for a magical carpet ride with nonstop laughs, action-packed adventure and Academy Award®–winning music that will make your heart soar(1992: Best Music, Original Song, “A Whole New World,” Original Read more [...]
There are 2 weeks left in October, which of course means I'm planning for the holidays. I am now accepting submissions for my annual Holiday Gift Guide! If you have a product that you think would be a good fit for the Not Just Baby Brain 2015 Holiday Gift Guide, please feel free to contact me via the form below or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. My family has a wide range of interests, from toys and games to books and movies!
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