Inspired by Zelda: STL Ocarina Takes Ocarinas Beyond the Gaming World

Do you remember playing the recorder in school? For a lot of kids, it's their first musical instrument. I actually kept mine for years afterwards even though the only thing I could play was Hot Cross Buns and some terrible song about a goose dying called Go Tell Aunt Rhody. I think I would have … Continue reading Inspired by Zelda: STL Ocarina Takes Ocarinas Beyond the Gaming World

Fun Things to Do with Dinosaur Feet

If you happen to have a pair of dinosaur slippers and are interested in taking them beyond the lounging stage and really make them live up to their potential, here's your handy guide! Featuring the new roaring dinosaur slippers from BunnySlippers.com. These ferociously fun Dinosaur Feet Slippers are made with a velvety green scale-textured fabric with … Continue reading Fun Things to Do with Dinosaur Feet

Taco Party with Save the Day Seasonings and Tryazon

Tryazon sent me a great selection of Save the Day Seasonings to throw a little spice sampling get-together. I was going to be on a family vacation at the time and thought it would be fun to make dinner for everyone one night! I decided to do three different style tacos so that we could … Continue reading Taco Party with Save the Day Seasonings and Tryazon

Let the Games Begin, Starting with a BittBoy Mini Game System

When my husband saw our son playing with a BittBoy, his reaction was "Well I guess this is the start of the video games..." It was said with a bit of disdain, as if it were a bad turn in our son's development. My reaction was a little different. Imagine me saying the same thing, … Continue reading Let the Games Begin, Starting with a BittBoy Mini Game System

How to Make the Bed with a Toddler in 6 Easy Steps

Today we'll be covering one of life's great mysteries- how to make the bed with a toddler around. A very interested toddler who may or may not be making lumps all up in your covers. Here's how to do it in 6 easy steps! 1) Pick out your sheets and prepare. California Design Den sent … Continue reading How to Make the Bed with a Toddler in 6 Easy Steps

My Experience with Lash Extensions from Day One to a Month Later

I have short little sparse lashes that stick out instead of curling up. Even the best plumping mascara doesn't do much, so when I'm dressing up and want my eyes to stand out, I turn to false lashes. I've also tried Latisse, which worked to a degree, but never quite looked as good as the … Continue reading My Experience with Lash Extensions from Day One to a Month Later

Walter C. and the Great Meltdown

Welcome to another episode of Keelan Hates to Read! This time, I torture him with a cute book by Ginny Jordan called What's Making Walter C. Laugh?, available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle editions. OK I'm kidding about the torture part, but really that's how he acts whenever I try to sit down and … Continue reading Walter C. and the Great Meltdown

An Imaginative New Kid’s App from Playing Forward’s Stan Lee’s Kids Universe

* This post is part of a sponsored campaign for Playing Forward. I received compensation for my participation, but my review and opinions are my own.* My son likes to play Godzilla, destroying everything that crosses his path, rampaging through the house. He doesn't realize how destructive he his, how loud he can be and how … Continue reading An Imaginative New Kid’s App from Playing Forward’s Stan Lee’s Kids Universe

Thai Style Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Almond Butter Sauce and Cucumbers

Otherwise known as "the recipe of 1000 ingredients," these Thai-style ground chicken lettuce wraps are actually so good they don't even need the additional sauce, but it came in handy to pour over the white rice I made on the side. I also made a little side of seasoned cucumbers. Don't let the long ingredients … Continue reading Thai Style Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Almond Butter Sauce and Cucumbers

Easy Oatmeal Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

MomsMeet.com sent me a box from Lindsay showcasing their delicious flavours of almond butter. While browsing the website for recipes, my son spotted these Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies and said "I want to make those!" So that's what we did! I tweaked the original recipe a tiny bit - adding a little more oats and extra … Continue reading Easy Oatmeal Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies