Glow in the Dark Whiffle (Wiffle) Ball for Your Family Reunion

My family loves playing Wiffle Ball. My brothers and I have played Wiffle Ball since we were just little kids living in Brigham City, Utah. Wiffle Ball is a fun game that is played like baseball but the balls and bats are made out of plastic. We were always sad when the sun went down and we had to go inside but no more- now you can play Glow in the Dark Wiffle Ball and the darker the better....more

Having my own "play" time and not living through my child

So I started playing tennis again. And as I played, I couldn’t believe how much it meant to me. Because I was truly having unadulterated fun: a feeling I think I tend to deprive myself of. Oh, and my nine-year-old daughter felt relieved. Here’s the story. After occasionally playing for the past 25 years and previously playing for my high school team, I finally decided to get back in the game. I signed up for a weekly doubles clinic, and you couldn’t wipe the smile off my face the whole time I played...which must have been super annoying to the other players for an hour and a half....more

what a great post. i've been wanting to get back into soccer lately. when i was at my nephew's ...more

Fried Apple Pies

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Postcard Game

A few years ago, my oldest started doing the Postcard Project...Me using Myspace and a couple other social sites requested Postcards to be sent, of the persons city or state. Once she got the postcards, she researched the area, wrote what she learned in her journal, scanned the card and we added it to an album and then to an actual photo album, She got alot of really cool postcards, even a bunch of antique ones from a friend of mine in California!!  ...more

Super geeky fun: LEGO Community Garden at Canadian Tulip Festival

Ottawa has been home to some great LEGO-related events in the past, and this one sounds like it won't disappoint! There will be a LEGO Community Garden at this year's Tulip Festival. Located at Major's Hill park, this interactive display will feature a flower theme:...more

Bakery Story

For dessert lovers with entrepreneurial fantasies of managing their own bakery, there is a new virtual evil with no caloric penalties for consuming it:  an app for the iPad called Bakery Story. The app has also somehow managed to attract the attention of my daughter, though hardly for very long. It's a quick fix experience anyhow. ...more


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Kids today don't know they are born. This is a waffly post

In the olden days, school was an entirely different affair to what it is today. ...more

DIY Toys... Secret Mommy Moment on EMM

Kimberly... is the mother of two gorgeous boys and the wife of a wonderful man. She is fluent in cloth diapering, homemade baby food, baby wearing, natural parenting, having fun, getting messy, playing games, drinking coffee....more