Tweet Thomas the Tank Engine and all his friends are characters that have stayed popular (if not become more popular!) with girls and boys today. So, how amazing would a bigger-than-life Thomas, Sir Topham Hatt and a full slate of Thomas-related activities be to a child? For the 16th year in 2011, Day Out With [...]
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Tweet Over the weekend, I watched a lot of the live coverage of the Pennsylvania Farm Show. I was amazed by what I thought were rather giant pigs, but learned they were actually pretty standard sized pigs. Nonetheless, it made me want to look around for some truly large animals. As with pretty much anything [...]
Tweet A while back when I did a post about the awesome show Fun House, I found it simply crazy to look back at all those old advertisements. So many seemed so corny! With the holiday season among us, here is a festive look back at some “retro” Christmas commercials. This Fruity Pebbles is just [...]
Tweet Looking for some new recipe ideas this holiday season? Here is one of each dish needed for a holiday get-together. Kids can at least help with all of these recipes, and they all contain 10 ingredients or less! Drink: Hot Spiced Cranberry Cider 2 quarts apple cider 6 cups cranberry juice 1/4 cup packed [...]
Tweet I loved visiting arcades as a kid, frequenting the pinball machines, Skee Ball, and primarily, basketball. I really liked the one with the moving hoop and both 2- and 3-point shots. While my skills have diminished over the years, they were totally trumped by a recent video I saw: a girl making 128 shots [...]
Tweet An extra-special, Christmas-themed toy stole the headlines earlier this summer. At the James D. Julia Toy, Doll and Advertising auction in July, the “rarest and most important of all early American tin toys” was sold, and at $161,000, became the world’s most expensive toy. The Althof Bergmann Santa Sleigh features Kris Kringle himself and [...]
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