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Salvation Army Tree of Lights in St. Louis

Salvation Army Tree of Lights in St. Louis

I usually complain about the Christmas season starting too soon, but with snow predicted for Saturday… Maybe its IS starting to look a lot like Christmas. Yes, we’re talking today about the Salvation Army Tree of Lights, which is getting it’s big kickoff tonight at the St. Louis Outlet Mall. Festivities begin at 5:30 pm, Entrance 2. Continue Reading

Join the Space Scouts!

Join the Space Scouts!

Space Scouts monthly subscription club for kids over 6 that brings the adventure of space exploration, science and astronomy right to your door. Every month your child will receive a box full of fun puzzles, games and activities to learn more about space. FYI: I haven’t reviewed Space Scouts yet, but I just know Mitch willContinue Reading

Play with Trains: Free Friday Fun Nights

Play with Trains: Free Friday Fun Nights

I’ve spent many, many afternoons at the Frisco Train Store in Valley Park with both boys during their looooong Thomas the Train stages. But that was before either had to start school and we had way too many idle afternoons to fill up with play time out of the house. Mitch and Ryan really missed playing on thatContinue Reading

It’s Cold Outside! 10 Awesome and Free Indoor Places to Play in St. Louis

It’s Cold Outside! 10 Awesome and Free Indoor Places to Play in St. Louis

It’s way to cold to play outside, but where can you take the kids in St. Louis to play where it’s always warm and dry? Some place that doesn’t sell cheeseburgers and, dare we ask, is free? Here’s 10 ideas! St. Louis Science Center: Admission is free, and so is parking if you follow myContinue Reading

Fall Center pieces and a DO list (linky party!)

Fall Center pieces and a DO list (linky party!)

Look at all the awesome things we found on the Mommy Needs a Time Out linky party last week! Click the pictures below to check them out! Join us each week to link up YOUR favorite posts that are parenting-related or family-friendly (DIY, crafts, recipes, tips, etc.). Your links will be shared on 9 blogs! Whoo-hoo! LookContinue Reading

Quit Telling Your Kid How to Create Art

Quit Telling Your Kid How to Create Art

Some expert somewhere probably said that you should just let your kids experiment when they do art. After all, there’s no “wrong way” to paint, draw or sculpt. Right? Right? So I had to stop myself recently when I pulled out some water colors for the little dude. He can really do some cool artContinue Reading

Super Easy Glowing Eyes Yard Decoration

Super Easy Glowing Eyes Yard Decoration

Creep out Trick or Treaters with these spooooooky glowing eyes balls that watch them from the darkness of your shrubbery! These work best if you slip them into an unlit part of your yard! Here’s a little something you can throw together in just a few minutes with stuff you might have in your craftContinue Reading

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