What Do Chicken-Pig Hybrids & Dave Matthews Have in Common?

chickapig game dave mathews band farm to table restaurants games board game kids teens fun cows pigs chicks gifts back to school guide gift pr friendly gaming music food family friendlylaunch new

They both like board games, apparently! Chickapig game creator Brian Calhoun joined forces with his farming buddy Dave Matthews to take his game from farm (to tour bus) to table… and now, to Amazon’s Launchpad. Chickapig has been selected for the exclusive Amazon Launchpad program, Amazon’s equivalent of a concert VIP section for startups, available … Read moreWhat Do Chicken-Pig Hybrids & Dave Matthews Have in Common?

Watch Ya’ Mouth Throwdown Edition

Watch Ya’ Mouth Throwdown Edition is the evolution of the original, wildly popular, hilarious Watch Ya’ Mouth game. Rather than just speak phrases, players now go head-to-head with hilarious and challenging tasks – while wearing mouthpieces. Throwdown Edition takes competition – and laughter – to the next level and builds on the multigenerational gaming phenomena. … Read moreWatch Ya’ Mouth Throwdown Edition

Fancy Nancy The Musical

Fancy Nancy now has her very own musical! This CD makes the perfect gift for fancy kids of all ages! If you have kids, you’ve probably gone at least slightly mad from their book, movie, or musical obsessions. Perhaps it’s only mine, but I suspect that all children go through these phases of clinging to … Read moreFancy Nancy The Musical

Precidio’s Snack in the Box

reviews back to school cooking kitchen home kids snacks parenting food food storage children school snack in the box

So in my mind, the thought of school lunches still evokes the classic metal lunch box with matching thermos. If you were lucky, your favorite cartoon character or heartthrob t.v. star would be emblazoned on the front. If you were less monetarily blessed, you probably had a hand-me-down or bargain bin version starring whatever your … Read morePrecidio’s Snack in the Box

Self-adhesive Rhinestone Jewel Stickers

Self-adhesive Rhinestone Jewel Stickers, jewels, stickers, kids, reviews, toys, back to school, supplies, school supplies, children, parents, fun, decoration, bling, glitter, crafts, crafting

I’m addicted to shiny things, glitter and bling. These self-adhesive rhinestone jewel stickers fit the bill nicely. They’re like a Lisa Frank fantasy come to 3D life. They’re perfect for decorating all of your back to school supplies- from locker mirrors to notebooks to laptop lids. This pack from NIANPU is a good deal, including … Read moreSelf-adhesive Rhinestone Jewel Stickers

Batty Betty

batty betty, kids children reading book books school bullying parents parenting illustrated giants tubas bananas friendship magic stardust

  I can imagine this story originating as a bedtime conversation between a parent and a particularly imaginative child. “So there’s this brave tuba and he meets a sad banana and they join forces with a dancing giant to defeat some bullying beavers…” Which actually just summed up the plot for you. It’s a cute, … Read moreBatty Betty

Sonya Sahni and the First Grade: It’s International Day!

books, reviews, book bloggers, kids, children, first grade, America, India, international, culture, learning, friendship, bullying, school, back to school, picture books, l0braries, multiculturalism, parenting

This is a timely book in the current political climate of the U.S., where even legal immigrants are being viewed as suspiciously other. It’s strange that in a world that seems to be smaller each day, we are separating ourselves more than ever. Sonya Sahi and the First Grade: It’s International Day!   by Soma Mandel … Read moreSonya Sahni and the First Grade: It’s International Day!

Rockin’ Denim For Back to School

crazy 8 denim jeans kids boys girls sales shopping back to school buy deal good prices trend trendy washes dark acid light skinny straight legged jckets styles children

This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I was compensated for this post. Back to school fashion for me has always meant the hottest new denim trends. Even now, the upcoming fall has me thinking about slipping into comfy jeans, gorgeous boots … Read moreRockin’ Denim For Back to School

Locking Diary for Girls with Feathered Pen and Stickers!

girls locking diary stickers jewel metal foil kids gifts Easter basket Christmas birthdays gifts presents shopping cute sweet France French Paris tower pen lock heart purse crown toy sweet adorable pink zebra feathered pen

When you have a house full of girls, privacy can be at a high premium. I love the princesses, but I have to admit they are a bunch of nosy little snoops. That means I get to listen not only to the whining about privacy being invaded, I also have to endure the endless tattling … Read moreLocking Diary for Girls with Feathered Pen and Stickers!

The Lotterys Plus One

The Lotterys Plus One book read reading middle school school age elementary children gay family open adoption lesbian multicultural, environment homeschool learning

The Lotterys Plus One is one of the most delightful books I’ve encountered in quite some time. Within a few pages I was openly grinning and giggling out loud. Aimed at 8-12 year-olds, I have to say I can think of some adults who could benefit from reading it as well. This is the story … Read moreThe Lotterys Plus One