Review: Minecraft Papercraft Kit (animal mobs)

Bring Minecraft to life with a simple to use paper kit, available at Walmart, Target, Toys R Us and online. Let’s get crafty! We bought the “animal mob” kit from Walmart for $10–a lot cheaper than I’ve seen it online. I’ve been reluctant to buy a kit since we can download Minecraft creations for free from PixelCraft or from the…

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A Book For Not So Perfect Moms and a Mother’s Day Giveaway

It’s a virtual book tour! Today I’m talking with a local author from The Mother of all Meltdown’s anthology: Angela Keck. We’ll talk a little about the book, a wonderful web community the Meltdown moms have created and a super fantastic giveaway for you to enter just in time for Mother’s Day! First, a little about the book. The Mother of…

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Made in St. Louis: Indie Mats (an easier way to frame)

Traditional framing is a pain, and pretty expensive unless you do it yourself with discount store frames. And let’s not even get into the whole hammer and nail thing. Ug! Indie Mats are here to make hanging photos a breeze. Indie Mats are a super simple idea–ditch the heavy frame and surround your photos with fun designer mats. Then stick…

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5 Reasons You Need to go to Yucandu!

No, Yucandu is not an exotic island in the tropics…but it is just about as fun. And a little exotic. Yucandu is the ultimate crafty studio for kids and adults to make fun and funky art. Yucandu is an “open” art studio where you can wander in, grab supplies and get crafty! No experience required! They also have classes for…

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Green BEAN Delivery: Fruit and Veggies on your Doorstep (And a Coupon)

What if I said you could cut your grocery shopping time in half? Got your attention? Let me tell you how to get fresh fruit and veggies right to your door.  I received a free small produce bin from Green Bean Delivery for this review, however all opinions are my own.   Green BEAN Delivery is an online service that…

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Sid the Science Kid Super-Duper Exhibit at the Magic House (Review!)

Sid the Science Kid Super-Duper Exhibit at the Magic House in St. Louis is a fun exhibit for younger kids. They get to play in Sid’s world, learn about science and have tons of fun.  We’re introducing a new feature here at StlMotherhood: Lamb Reviews! I know what you’re thinking. Denise has finally snapped and now she’s talking to the…

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Got a Special Day? Remember It with a Cool Keepsake Charm

Remember a special day in a unique way with a snazzy keepsake from Not Just Any Old Day. I was given a sample charm from Not Just Any Old Day for this review, but all the opinions here are my own. Not Just Any Old Day creates special calendar charms to remember any day you like: birthdays, anniversaries, graduation day…whatever is…

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Nuclear Cowboyz Will Blow You Away: Fireworks, Lasers, Motorcycles…and Kung Fu!

We saw Nuclear Cowboyz at the Scottrade Center here in St. Louis. Wow, what a show! It had everything the boys could want: explosions, lasers, motorcycle stunts…and martial arts. (I scored free tickets to see Nuclear Cowboys from US Family Guide, but the opinions in this review are strictly my own.) First, I want to point out that I know…

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Headphone Giveaway: SOL Republic JAX

Are you tired of listening to your kids? Or Angry Birds? Or the football game? Well, can’t make it go away, but I can make your house sound a lot sweeter… I was recently sent a free pair of SOL Republic Tracks on-ear headphones to review and a set of their JAX in-ear headphones to give away! One for you,…

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We Did It: Anheuser-Busch Brewery Holiday Lights

Last week I told you about the free Anheuser-Busch Brewery Holiday Lights display, which is all spiffed up this year for walking tours. I took the family out there Saturday night–here’s how it went! First, parking! Yes, there’s plenty of spaces to park on the brewery lot. They opened a secondary lot near the tour center so you don’t need…

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Time for a New Ride: Shop Online, Buy in St. Louis County

Dreaming of a white Christmas this year? Or maybe a Caravan Christmas? Hmmm, how do you fit a car under the tree? (Hey folks, just FYI, but this is a sponsored post. The opinions here are, as always, my own.) My husband is looking to replace his trusty little Sunfire, and we’re in a pickle—they don’t make them anymore! For…

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Pleygo: LEGO Rental, All the Fun, No Mess to Keep

The boys and I recently had a chance to review Pleygo, a LEGO rental service. You know, like Netflix or GameFly, these guys rent LEGOS through a monthly subscription service. (Pleygo gave us a free trial of their service at the Fan Level for this review. All opinions are still my own.) I’ll be honest, the boys were not sure…

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