A Review of Visual Learning Systems


I think I’m a pretty creative person, however when it comes to science and my girls, I am not. At all. I was asked to review the Digital Science Online: Elementary Edition (grades k-5) from Visual Learning Systems as part of the TOS Crew and I jumped at the chance!  If you have children older [Read On]

Snowed In Fun with Veggie Tales Noah’s Ark!

Sophie Bella

I mentioned before that we love Veggie Tales, right? Because when you are stuck inside thanks to three winter storms that arrive back to back….well the stir crazy goes to a whole new level! Thankfully the amazing folks from Dreamworks Animation sent us the newest Veggie Tales DVD to preview – Noah’s Ark. Can I [Read On]

Wednesday Randomness Just for Fun

Sophie Bella S

It’s been an epic winter here. I really struggle when it’s cold, snowy and with the lack of sun. Usually winter in NJ hits 2 out of 3, but since January we have hit all three more than once.  Growing up in Western NY winters started in October with Halloween costumes fitting over snow suits [Read On]

Monday Facts LEGO Style!

Art of the Brick

Last Monday we took all the kids to the Art of the Brick exhibit at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.  Sophie and I had been there before, but this was the first time for Bella, Ken, and our little man.  I love living where we live because we have pretty easy access to both Philadelphia [Read On]

Koru Naturals Review


As part of the TOS Crew I was offered the opportunity to review some products from Koru Naturals: Emu Oil and Manuka Oil and Active Manuka Honey Shampoo and Conditioner.  I’m always on the lookout for something that can help my skin stay softer during the winter months, and I liked the idea of trying a [Read On]

Our Sofia the First #DisneySide Craft Party!

Sofia the First Party #DisneySide

We are all tired of the cold, the snow, the ice, the staying indoors…so it was the perfect time to throw our #DisneySide party! If you have visited us here on the blog before, you know that we are a HUGE Disney family and happily use any excuse to sprinkle our days with a little [Read On]

DIY Children’s Whiteboard Craft – Simple, Easy and Cute!

DIY Kids Whiteboard Craft

  We use whiteboards all day long for homeschool, and my girls love drawing on them once we are done with our lessons for the day.  I was trying to come up with a creative way for them to have their own whiteboards, and thus this easy project was born! This project is easy, simple [Read On]

DIY Paper Snow Globe – No Snow or Water Needed!

DIY Paper Snow Globe Craft

Sophie is fascinated by snow globes, and usually the girls are both fascinated by snow in general. Of course, now that we have been in an arctic freeze for the past 6 weeks and whatever fluffy snow we had is now coated in ice has all of us wishing for Spring to arrive. Quickly. But [Read On]

Monday Facts – and a Fact I Didn’t Know!!

craft fail

I think Monday’s are good days to be surprised. I mean, you have a whole week stretching out in front of you, so it’s the perfect time for something to happen. I’m not saying anything will happen today….except that we are taking all three kids to the Franklin Institute for a field trip with our [Read On]

Words to Dream On – Giveaway!

Tommy Nelson Words to Dream On

We love, love, LOVE to read. Really, we do! Our bookshelves are crammed full of books that seem like old friends to the girls, and it’s so much fun to see what they run to pick for Daddy to read to them at bedtime! Right now we are cycling between this book and our new [Read On]

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