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Word Nerd Day:  Bananagrams

Word Nerd Day: Bananagrams

Fun Holiday – Word Nerd Day Love your dictionary? Do you like long, complicated, fancy words? If your answer is yes, then this is the unofficial holiday for you. To help celebrate this fun holiday, we felt it only appropriate to look at fun games that focus on words. Our first game for the day(…)

Drinking Straw Day!

Drinking Straw Day!

On January 3, 1888 Marvin C. Stone received the patent for the paper drinking straw. In acknowledgement of that invention, each year on January 3, people across the nation observe National Drinking Straw Day. While paper straws may not be as popular today, there are some fun straws that we stumbled across to share with(…)

Holiday Activities for the Kids

Holiday Activities for the Kids

Gather a few supplies and have a crafting afternoon with the entire family.  Here are a few of our favorites. Festive Flake Gift Bags Round up some solid colored gift bags, white tissue paper, glue and scissors.  Fold a sheet of tissue paper four times.  Make the first two folds square and the second two(…)

Fun in the Snow

Fun in the Snow

While we are dreaming of a white Christmas, we couldn’t help but dream up some fun as well.  Here is a fun activity with the kids when we have that wonderful white powder covering the front lawn. Fill spray bottles and squirt bottles with food coloring and water.  Bundle up, head outside and paint your(…)

The LEGo Christmas Ornaments Book

The LEGo Christmas Ornaments Book

Where did 2016 go?  Can you believe we are just over a month away from Christmas?  It’s time to start thinking about the aromatic smell of the Thanksgiving Turkey, followed by the Christmas Tree.  I don’t know about you, but we try to do something a little different each year – a new project or(…)

Family Game Night: Camera Roll and Crazy Legs

Family Game Night: Camera Roll and Crazy Legs

The Game of YOUR Pictures…and YOUR Life! Family game night at our house is HUGE!!  Sometimes we have friends over and the competition gets more fun and engaging for the evening.  Sometimes, we are out at a game night with an organization or group.  This game is perfect for family game nights or a game(…)