Last year I decided to let go of the traditional Santa photo. I know, I know, I put it on my Christmas bucket list last year, but we already saw the big guy on the Polar Express Train. I have this one grainy shot…rather like a photo of the elusive Bigfoot. I decided that it will do […]
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(updated for 2018) Get your twinkle on, it’s Christmas light time! Pour some hot cocoa in a travel mug, download your favorite holiday tunes and put your kids in the car–because I’ve got a list of St. Louis’ best Christmas light displays! Every year we celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with trip to a couple of these […]
Take your family to the Anheuser-Busch Brewery Lights display! (Yes, this is totally family friendly.) It has everything: holiday cheer, Clydesdales, s’mores, a Soup Bar, games for the kids, beer tasting for the grown ups and tons of fun. Believe it or not, it’s even better than last year! And did I mention it’s free? When Are […]
Make a Harry Potter magical journal whether you’re excited about Halloween or just want to track some Fantastic Beasts you’ve found. You’ll love to craft these easy to craft Magic Spell Books with your young wizarding students! They’re book covers that you can place over a journal, a novel or any small book. (That square […]
Electric spiders! Flapping bats! Jittering ghosts! What happens when you mix Halloween spooks and a young mad scientist? Why, Monster Brush Bots, of course! Brush Bots are a super simple way to introduce kids to robotics. The hardest part is finding the tiny little motor to drive them, but I’ve got a few ideas to help you […]
There’s been a bit of a shake up in the great Pumpkin Patch the last couple years. One of our favorite farms shut down, two popped up and fizzled and another has split in two. But never fear! There’s still some great places to go get a holiday gourd without resorting to the cardboard bin […]
We’ve been playing Minecraft for a while now, and every fall we have the same problem. Where are the Minecraft costumes?? I’ll admit, it’s gotten easier to find the parts now that Minecraft is so uber popular, but store bought costumes are never quite at good as homemade. Mitch has been a Creeper, a Enderman […]
It’s the Fourth of July and time to break out the Star and Stripes! I have SCOURED the web for the very best, most fun, most Patrotic crafts you can do with your kids to celebrate the 4th of July!