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Strand of Lights

Lights for Life: Helping Kids and the Planet

Tweet Each exciting holiday season, there are new toys, tasty treats, and lots of family fun. But with that often comes quite a bit to discard, and hopefully, recycle! While we know to break down cardboard to recycle, keep gift bags for next year, properly dispose of the tree, and maybe even compost uneaten food, [...]

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Baking

Five Festive Cookie Recipes

Tweet My family loves to spend time in the kitchen – cooking, baking, and eating, of course! My almost 18-month old is getting his first “taste” of baking cookies this holiday season. He especially enjoyed rolling Snickerdoodle dough balls in sugar! We have ten recipes on our list this year, and thought we should share [...]

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Spooner Boards

Fantastically Active Playtime – Inside and Out!

Tweet As days get shorter and temperatures get colder, it may not be as attractive to play outside! We have lots of fun ways to bring the active fun of the outdoors in – read on to learn more! Two of our newest toys are the Spooner Boards! These indestructible, unbreakable boards are made in [...]

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Stars

High-Tech Tips for Stargazing

Tweet Have you looked at the night sky recently? We were so impressed earlier this summer with the Curiosity landing, but when the weather allows, there are so many neat things to see just by looking around the sky! But what exactly are you looking at? Or how can you know when to look for [...]

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Fall Trees

Enjoying Autumn Outdoors with Kids

Tweet In the fall season, “outdoor play” means different things depending on where you live! It may involve scenic colors with crunchy leaves, or perhaps it’s finally when the summer heat has subsided enough to actually enjoy time outside! Or if you’re really lucky, maybe there is snow on the ground! Regardless, Autumn is an [...]

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I Can Cook

Savor the Summer Harvest this Winter!

Tweet Busy gardeners are now enjoying their bountiful summer harvests, from potatoes and squash to peaches and tomatoes! Now is the time to think ahead and jar, can, and freeze these fresh foods for meals in fall and winter! An easy recipe the whole family enjoys is tomato sauce – here’s a recipe via Food.com [...]

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