Tag: toys

"I Want That!"

Remember back in December, when I was singing the praises of my non-materialistic boy who didn’t want any presents for Christmas? Well, forget it. Just in time for his fourth birthday, Dylan has developed a bad case of the “I wants.” It started innocently enough. Dylan and I would be at the store, when suddenly... Read more »

No Presents!

I’m back! Well, sort of. We still have a few great guest entries lined up for the next few weeks, but I might be making an appearance here or there before coming back every Sunday starting at the end of the month. Stay tuned!   The holidays are upon us once again, and with the... Read more »

Who Needs Toys?

When I was a kid, I remember my parents getting a dishwasher and giving my brothers and me the huge cardboard box it came in.  It was the best!  We cut holes in the sides to make windows and doors.  We decorated it with markers and stickers and made it our very own clubhouse.  We... Read more »

Balloons, Balloons, Balloons!

Balloons have become the bane of my existence. Every time we go to a store and there are balloons decorating a display, Dylan has a meltdown. Every time we go to the mall and see another kid with a balloon in his hand, we start shaking. Whenever I pass the card and party section at... Read more »

Huge consignment sale for all things baby and kids

Just did an Around Town segment about  Brand Name Consignments, a huge warehouse sale for all things baby. Two sisters came up with the idea. They’ll sell all the lightly used stuff you have from  your kids and you’ll get up to 70 percent of the profits. The sale happens three times a year and... Read more »