I'm sure I'm not alone in this predicament. I let Ashlyn choose her own backpack in the summer and in a not-at-all-surprising turn of events, the $14 character backpack that was chosen has fallen to pieces already. I remembered that one of my friends had given her daughter a beautiful sparkly backpack and it was still in excellent condition, so I contacted Bixbee via Twitter to see if they would be interested in working together. Lucky for me, they said yes and a Bixbee Sparkalicious Backpack Read more [...]
I admit it: I'm in a funk. A "for the love of Pete, is this winter never going to end?" funk. We've got a great routine of classes for the girls, play dates, my college classes, cleaning, and errands and I'm just getting tired of the same old, same old. I have high hopes that the time off at March Break will allow us to break free from our routine and shake things up with some out of the ordinary activities that will help all of us to have more fun and make the best of the tundra we're still living Read more [...]
To say I'm a Type A personality would be putting things mildly. It's barely March, there is still 4 feet of snow on the ground, and I'm obsessing with our summer plans. I have a planner from a previous review that I still really enjoy, but I had chosen a 'student planner' which goes from September to June with little or no space for summer plans. I've used my home calendar to fill the gap in the past but this year off the top of my head we have day trips, travel plans, day camps, blogging, and birthdays Read more [...]
NCircle Entertainment has introduced me and my daughters to another great series! The Octonauts are a team of undersea adventurers who's motto is "Explore! Rescue! Protect!" the animals and habitats below the surface of the water.
“Dive into adventure with your favorite underwater explorers, the Octonauts! Join brave Captain Barnacles, daredevil ex-pirate Kwazii, and medic Peso Penguin, along with other Octonauts as they explore the world’s oceans, rescue the creatures who live there, Read more [...]