Inventions That Could Have Changed the World But Didn’t

Inventions That Could Have Changed the World But Didn’t

The fascinating stories of inventions that could have changed the world, should have made a difference, or would have astounded us all, but for one reason or another, didn’t. Some inventions were too wacky, weird, or unwieldy. Other simply didn’t work. And still others may be the next big thing . . . some day.(…)

Are We There Yet?  Fight Boredom on Road Trips

Are We There Yet? Fight Boredom on Road Trips

We’ve spent more time recently in planes and on the road than I ever thought we would.  We’ve had family on these trips, friends and team mates and everyone always wants to know, “Are we there yet?”  Enliven the car or plane ride with this Boredom Buster book from Lonely Planet.  We had a lot(…)

AMERICAN GIRL® EXPANDS INTO CONSTRUCTION SPACE FOR FIRST TIME WITH PREMIUM MEGA BLOKS® PLAYSETS FOR GIRLS

AMERICAN GIRL® EXPANDS INTO CONSTRUCTION SPACE FOR FIRST TIME WITH PREMIUM MEGA BLOKS® PLAYSETS FOR GIRLS

American Girl is expanding into the building category with its first-ever line of premium construction toys for girls 8 and up. The new products, developed in collaboration with Mattel’s Mega Bloks team, feature highly detailed building sets and fully articulated mini figures based on the company’s popular Girl of the Year characters, including past favorites(…)

PBS KIDS Announces Premiere Date for New Animated Series SPLASH AND BUBBLES

PBS KIDS Announces Premiere Date for New Animated Series SPLASH AND BUBBLES

PBS KIDS announced the premiere date of its newest show: SPLASH AND BUBBLES from The Jim Henson Company (DINOSAUR TRAIN, SID THE SCIENCE KID) and Herschend Enterprises (Dollywood, Harlem Globetrotters). Using groundbreaking digital puppetry technology, the animated series will help children learn marine biology and ocean science concepts while building social-emotional skills. SPLASH AND BUBBLES(…)

Searching for natural low-sugar, high-protein, gluten-free, alternatives for traditional foods?

Searching for natural low-sugar, high-protein, gluten-free, alternatives for traditional foods?

Last year we made the commitment to eat healthier in our house.  We are continuing that commitment along with quite a few other people.  Today many consumers are searching for natural low-sugar, high-protein, gluten-free, non-GMO alternatives for traditional foods. Knowing about our Foodie Friday features, we were contacted about checking out the Gluten-Free product line(…)

Barnes & Noble Introduces First-Ever National Teen Book Festival

Barnes & Noble Introduces First-Ever National Teen Book Festival

Barnes & Noble, Inc. introduced B-Fest (BN.com/B-FEST), the Company’s first-ever teen book festival and the largest national teen book festival in the United States. B-Fest will take place at all Barnes & Noble stores nationwide Friday, June 10, through Sunday, June 12, and will feature hundreds of authors of teen books appearing at stores nationwide in(…)