Wreck-It Ralph from Disney

Wreck-It Ralph from Disney Animation Studios Animation Comedy Movie

   Do you want to know how to make two techie adults and a 7 year old, self-proclaimed, "gamer" happy?  Take them to a movie about a retro arcade game character.  We heard about Wreck-It Ralph  at least a year ago and have been awaiting it's November 2, 2012, release on the big screen. We went ...

HexBug Warriors Battling Robots Review

hexbug warriors battling robots set holiday gift guide

     The newest members of the HexBug family arrived at our door and put a huge smile on my son's face.  We have other HexBugs but the HexBug Warriors Battling Robots come with a battle arena, interchangeable  mechanical weapons and armor to outmaneuver the rivals.  The set, which is for ages 6 and up, has ...

Let Them Eat Vegan! Cookbook review

Let Them Eat Vegan Dreen Burton vegan cookbook vegan mac and cheese

Dreena Burton's newest cookbook Let Them Eat Vegan: 200 Deliciously Satisfying Plant-Powered Recipes for the Whole Family is loaded with healthy and tasty recipes.  This is Dreena's fourth vegan (plant-based) cookbook.  She focuses on using fresh, whole ingredients rather than processed vegan substitutes or white flour.  Dreena is the mother of 3 young girls and keeps their ...

The Classroom Friendly Pencil Sharpener Giveaway

Classroom Friendly Pencil sharpener Giveaway for home or classroom Best pencil sharpener

As an Elementary Special Education teacher, I am often searching the internet for great new lessons, ideas and products.  A couple of weeks ago I started seeing this really cool pencil sharpener from Classroom Friendly Supplies.  It has a fun look and every review I read was glowing.  I knew I had to have one.  ...

Micro Chargers Loop Stunt Track

micro charger car loop track toy holiday gift guide

Micro Chargers Loop Stunt Track is a really great new toy for children ages 5 and up.  When ours arrived my son's response was, "WOW, Micro Chargers, I have been wanting this!" We got right to opening the package and in about 5 minutes we had the track assembled and he was playing.  My first ...

Turbo Fire Workout Week 10 results

turbostretch turbo fire fitness HIIT beachbody beach body

I have not given up on the Turbo Fire High Intensity Interval Training, I just have fallen behind on writing the posts about it.  I made it through another 2 weeks of Turbo Fire for a total of 10 weeks.  That means that I only have 2 more weeks left to the program.  That realization ...

Snipe Hunt Family Game

snipes in the grass Snipe Hunt indoor outdooor Hide and Seek Game

      My family enjoys spending time outdoors and we are always looking for fun games to play together.  Along came Snipe Hunt an indoor/outdoor hide and seek game.   The game is simple and based on a traditional game often played while camping.  In this version one person or the teams hide the two Snipes, Biela ...

The Noblo umbrella buddy Review and Giveaway

Noblo Beach Umbrella buddy

Ahhhh Summertime!  Time to pack up the wagon and head to the beach with the family.  When we go we like to stay for the day but, because we are fair skinned we can not be in the direct sun the entire time.  So, we lather up with sunscreen and bring the beach umbrella.  Beach ...

Stoppy The Ultimate Door Stop Giveaway

stoppy the ultimate doorstop from Under The Roof decorating giveaway

  Stoppy The Ultimate Door Stop is not just functional it is adorable.  Gone are the days of the boring brown door wedge.  Stoppy keeps your doors or windows open with style.  Stoppy is made from a safe, non-toxic material that works on carpet, tile, stone, wood, linoleum, and more. You can also use it ...

Main Street Vegan book review

Main Street Vegan Three bean quinoa salad Hot Dog Pickles

   Main Street Vegan Everything You Need To Know to Eat Healthfully and Live Compassionately in the Real World is a complete guide to all things vegan.  Victoria Moran is the author of 11 books.  She co-wrote Main Street Vegan with her daughter Adair Moran.  What I really like about this book is  that it explains ...