Happy 69th Birthday, Mom!

Today is a really special day celebrating a special birth. Yep, I’m talking about my mom. Who else did you think I was referring to? My folks live upstate in the Albany area, so we spent the weekend there to celebrate a late Hanukkah mixed with mom’s birthday. My sister lives up there with her […]

Win a Scotties Facial Tissue Care Package ($20 value) Ends 1/5/13

There are some things from the “olden” days that are just completely charming, yet are pretty much rarities these days. I’m talking about things like pocket watches, typewriters, and even handkerchiefs. Although to be honest, I’ve never really understood the handkerchief. So you blow your nose and then stick the… uh… gooey, remnant-covered cloth back in […]

How to Make a Marshmallow Dreidel

This weekend we had our annual family Hanukkah party at our house. And yes, I’m still ridiculously full. Latkes were eaten. Candles were lit. Prayers were sung. And a good time was had by all. Every year Allie outdoes herself with some crazy new desserts. This year she decided to have all the kids make […]

Win Scribblenauts Unlimited for the Nintendo 3DS (Ends 12/16)

When Scribblenauts first came out, I remember thinking, “This is not just cool, it’s actually kind of educational!” Mixing imagination and creativity in a video game where spelling counts is pure genius. Scribblenauts Unlimited, the newest release in the line, continues the fun with young Maxwell trying to solve complex puzzles and challenges with the […]