Personalized Gift Ideas for the Whole Family #GiftsbyBSK

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Ready or not, here come the holidays.  We're a week from Thanksgiving, which means we're also a week away from Hanukkah.  In a week, we'll be under a month until Christmas.  With families being so spread out, it isn't always easy to know what someone wants or needs- and often, especially if there are older ...

Christmas Mouse Craft: DIY Ornament

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It seems as though you can’t get through the holidays without the story of a Christmas mouse or two. Whether it be the story of The Nutcracker or Christopher’s Christmas, mice just seem to get us in the holiday spirit. This holiday, why not do a little mouse crafting with your kids? Take a look ...

Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe #Recipe #linky

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With the holidays upon us, I've been wanting to showcase fun, quick and easy recipes to make - even twists on classics like this Peppermint Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe.  Most everyone loves a good chocolate chip cookie recipe, this one just adds a fun and festive holiday flavor!  You can use any kind of peppermint ...

Holiday Gift Idea for Preschoolers: Magic Fun Dough (Giveaway)

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I found a great holiday gift idea for preschoolers thanks to the folks at RoseArt and Linqia- the new Magic Fun Dough sets.  Battery free and non toxic, these sets don't need batteries to play- they run all on creativity.  These sets come in 6 different themes and range from $9.99 to $19.99.  They are ...

Family fun with Activision Games just in time for the Holidays!

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I hve to officially call the Activision Family Summit a huge success.  It was fun, informative, entertaining and we all got to hear first about the new Duck Dynasty game due to release in 2014.  What's not to love?  Each of the games featured during the Summit is meant for families (be sure to check ...

Pong Research iPad Case Boosts Your Signal and more! (Giveaway)

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So I had this super cute and fun iPad case  that I really loved, because it was pretty to look at.  But over time, I liked it less, and less, and still less.  The cover wasn't great quality, and while fun, not the best way to protect the (expensive) iPad device that was inside ...

5 (ok 6) Non Violent and/or Educational Video Games for Kids

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I am not a fan of violent video games.  My husband does play some, but he does so when our children are in bed for the night and he just wants to chill for a while.  Me, I'll take a cute  game any time, or a word game.  But never violence. I'm especially not a ...

Dremel Tools- Find anything Pinterest-ing lately?

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I have a GREAT idea for an unexpected and awesome gift for your favorite Pinterest-obsessed friend or family member (OR yourself...)... give the gift of DREMEL!  I won't lie, when I think of tools, I almost always think of my husband. Or of how tools are made for hands larger than my own.  But that's ...

MyOwnersBox Storage Solutions [for the sports enthusiast!]: Review

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This time of year we inevitably find ourselves cleaning out the playroom, the kids’ bedrooms, purging, sorting and re-organizing. Because, try as we may to ‘keep it simple’ for the Holidays, we will end up with a whole lot of new toys, books, puzzles, art supplies and general kiddo must-haves. It was almost serendipitous when we ...