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Our Day Out With Thomas The Train

When I was offered free tickets to attend A Day Out With Thomas, I’ll admit, I hesitated. I have been hearing about this event for a few years now, and how much fun it is especially for young train lovers to get to ride on THE Thomas The Tank Engine. My son did memorize all […]

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How to Upcycle ALL Those Broken Crayons

These looooooong final summer days need to be filled somehow. We’ve gone everywhere fun I can think of. My son has spent so may hours swimming there’s always a load of bathing suits in the laundry room. We’ve made lots of snacktivities. There is almost nothing we haven’t done yet to pass the time and […]

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How To Have A Disney Day WITHOUT Visiting Disneyland

I love Disney. That is actually an understatement. Among the many hallmarks of a Disney-obsessed person, I have an Annual Pass that allows me entry to the Anaheim theme parks 50 weeks out of the year. Yet there have been many times when I haven’t been able to visit the resort but still wanted to experience […]

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Parenthood: The Game Show

Recently I watched a viral video of a superfan on The Price Is Right win the biggest cash amount ever awarded on the game Plinko. He was SO excited, and SO happy to win $31,500, it was pretty entertaining. Yet all I could think was, are you kidding me?? This guy literally dropped hockey pucks down a […]

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