The Nutcracker We had a lot of fun recently listening to Maestro Classics The Nutcracker CD. If you aren't familiar with Maestro Classics, they are a series of recordings that are written in the tradition of Peter and the Wolf by Prokofiev. In other words, you'll hear the great orchestral music … [Read more...] about Review: Maestro Classics The Nutcracker CD and Curriculum Guide
Oh. My. Goodness! I have just discovered an incredible toy that has kept my kids occupied for hours and hours since we received it 2 days ago! Today I am happy to review Magformers - the Challenger Set. As I type this I am listening to my 8-year-old son describing the difference between … [Read more...] about Review: Magformers Set- An awesome new building toy!
I have spent the last month taking a new supplement called Beauty Bursts by NeoCell. These are gourmet collagen soft chews. You take 2-4 daily. The chews are to give high absorption of specific nutrients to help in beautifying your skin, hair, and nails-- they'll be stronger and … [Read more...] about Review: Beauty Bursts
If you've been reading my blog for a while you know how much we LOVE the See the Light art instruction DVDs here at our home. We don't have professional art instruction outside the home, so this is how I help my kids grow in their art skills. And, it's fun! So, this week we started their … [Read more...] about Review/ Giveaway: Christmas Art Lesson DVD from See the Light
Today we have a Review and Giveaway of the DVD "Buck Denver asks Why Do We Call it Christmas?" If you have kids ages 4-10, they'll love it! Mine did. "Buck Denver asks Why Do We Call it Christmas?" is from the VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer. He even appears in the video talking to the kids … [Read more...] about Review/ Giveaway “Buck Denver: Why Do We Call it Christmas?” DVD
Out of the Box Games produces a game called Snake Oil – Party Potion (for ages 8 and up) that we are reviewing today. My kids and I really enjoyed playing it! Here's how it works: You need 3-6 players. The kids can be as young as 6 if they can read. My kids ages 6, 8, 9, 11, and … [Read more...] about Review: Snake Oil Party Potion Game