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We've got new toys for spring... and they're 25% off this week...

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We've got new toys for spring... and they're 25% off this week...

Our new toys and puzzles are 25% off until Sunday, March 26on Amazon - no coupon or code needed   Alphabet Wooden Block Set 80 piece colored alphabet block set for hours of fun Packaging doubles as permanent container, with lid and handle Crafted using SGS certified sustainably sourced beech and juniper wood BUY NOW     Dessert Stand for Tea Parties Beautifully handcrafted dessert stand with play dessert food including a brownie, cakes, chocolate, cookies, and a cupcake Made from durable and sustainable SGS certified juniper wood; with long lasting Velcro to secure the dessert pieces together BUY NOW     Princess + Knight Castle...

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Sunday Fundays! Poker for Kids (we swear, it’s educational!)

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Sunday Fundays! Poker for Kids (we swear, it’s educational!)

There are so many important lessons to learn in card games, and board games - they can teach your kids concepts well beyond simply learning to play cards. In this blog, we'll teach you how to take advantage of simple games of chance where learning and having fun are the objective - with no gambling involved. Simple Math - BlackJack If your child can read, and is learning simple addition, BlackJack (also known as “21”) is a great game to help them sharpen their math skills and also learn a little about risk and reward.  BlackJack is a simple game of “over” and...

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Sunday Fundays! #1: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier - SPY!

Sunday Fundays!  #1: Tinker, Tailor, Soldier - SPY!

Sundays can be tough - you’ve got pressure in the evenings to get geared up for school and work again, and some families have activities in the morning for their church or other gatherings.  By the time all of that is done, and you have some food - you have this weird chunk of four or five hours that you need to fill. Instead of getting sucked in to chores, or short-circuit your family time with a hurried activity - we’re creating a series we’re calling “Sunday Funday” - these 2-3 hour adventures can easily fit in that middle time...

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Valentines - Creative Ways to Say I Love You!

Valentines - Creative Ways to Say I Love You!

Valentines - Creative Ways to Say I Love You! Hard to believe that Valentines is tomorrow but here we find ourselves, and if you’re like me, you’re scratching your brain to figure out something really creative and different to celebrate this year. Poster Poetry We got this idea from Romantic.com. So cute.  Create a series of fun yard signs that tell a story or send a message about what you love, admire and respect about your S.O.  Be bold, or be subtle - either way, remember the neighbors will be talking about it for weeks!  You can get blank yard...

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Indoor Fun for those Wicked Winter Days

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Indoor Fun for those Wicked Winter Days

The crazy weather is all over the news - from N’or Easter to La Nina, and Lake Effect to the “Atmospheric River” - it’s wild out there! On those days when going outside just isn’t going to be fun - what do you do to keep the kiddos occupied and the mommy from hiding in the pantry all day drinking her favorite CabSav? We looked around, and thought these ideas could warm up even the most blustery of days. Indoor Treasures Create an indoor treasure hunt - perhaps you have a theme (find three things that start with the letter...

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