Get into STEM with Vex Robotics Zip Flyer

Get into STEM with Vex Robotics Zip Flyer

Vex Robotics Zip Flyer We love to tinker with gadgets at our house and if we can build it, all the better. We are also really into STEM and STEAM activities as there is a future engineer in the house who is looking at colleges. When HexBug offered to send along their Zip Flyer Launcher,(…)

Boredom Busters: CAT Dump Truck Floor Puzzle

Boredom Busters: CAT Dump Truck Floor Puzzle

As an adult, I want to drive one of these, as a kid, I use to play with the toy version.  I don’t think we ever grow out of the “big toy phase.”  Now, there is a way for parents and kids to have fun with a Caterpilar Dump Truck and that is putting one(…)

Take Aim with the Rubber Band Game

Take Aim with the Rubber Band Game

You Remember Fun Don’t You? Special thanks to the Ann Williams group for sending this over as a recommended boredom buster for summer.  We played this with a multi-generational group during our review play date.  While the game is recommended for 8 and up, we had a 7 year old who loved it.  We had(…)

Meet Jasmine:  Master Chef Junior Winner!

Meet Jasmine: Master Chef Junior Winner!

What has been your culinary history? When did you start cooking? My culinary history is my family. My mom’s side of family loves to cook southern food, that just warms you inside. Whereas my father’s side of the family cooks a lot of Jamaican food, and exotic dishes. And I guess the both came together(…)

Pure Delicious:  Allergy-Free Recipes for Everyday

Pure Delicious: Allergy-Free Recipes for Everyday

It seems like we are hearing more and more about food allergies every day. In our house, eggs are a major issue with an allergy to Sulfa. While our allergies are simple, we are also trying to eat healthier. Thanks to Penguin Random House for sending us a copy of Heather’s book to make our(…)

You Need a Giant White Swan for the Pool

You Need a Giant White Swan for the Pool

Most pools I know in my area of Ohio open this weekend for Memorial Day which means it’s time for fun pool toys and floats. This year, the breakaway for my family is the Giant White Swan Pool Float from BigMouth Inc. I’ve seen the large floats before and one of our friends has a(…)