Builder Boys: Invisible Boatmobile Rescue

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If you’re new here, you may want to check out my new YouTube channel, Boysenberry Kids or start by perusing my most pinned posts from Pinterest or watch some of my crafting video tutorials. Thanks for coming! We’ve been building again! This time the Invisible Boatmobile Rescue set from MegaBloks and, as usual, there are […]

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*GIVEAWAY* Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum Family Pass

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One of our favorite things to do in Salt Lake City is visit the Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum. We’ve been there a few times, not nearly often enough, and our kids always look forward to our visits. We got to attend a special blogger’s night and learned some really great things about the museum. First […]

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*BOOK OF THE WEEK* The Fairy-Tale Handbook AND Color For Baby

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Like all book lovers, we’re huge fairy-tale fans so we really enjoyed The Fairy-Tale Handbook illustrated by Tomislav Tomic and published by Candlewick Press. This is a great book for early elementary ages, especially about the 5-9 age range. It’s an “interactive adventure through the magical world of fairy tales.” Each page takes a general […]

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*REVIEW* Jean Tats

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So… Jean Tats. Apparently they’re the new thing. And the truth is…I was a little iffy about them. At first. But then we got some and tried them out and LOVED them! I really don’t like the temporary tattoo stickers for your skin so these are actually a really fun, durable alternative that my kids […]

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*REVIEW* Mega Bloks Krusty Krab Attack!

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MegaBloks is constantly adding new sets to their extensive collection, and we were thrilled to try out two new SpongeBob SquarePants sets this month. Elliot chose to build the new Krusty Krab Attack set – it’s the famous SpongeBob underwater diner, complete with a tricky launcher to catapult hamburgers, plates, and other kitchen weapons flying […]

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TOP 10 FAMILY GAMES #6: Bananagrams

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Our latest favorite family game is Bananagrams! We love words so of course we also love word games and Bananagrams is the best. Play is easy – the goal is to be the first player to use all of your letters in a word grid. Each player takes a certain number of tiles depending on […]

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TOP 10 FAMILY GAMES #5: Forbidden Island

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If you’re just tuning in, I’m doing a Favorite Family Games roundup and sharing 10 of our family’s favorite games! We’re up to #5! Sleeping Queens Zimbbos! Hoot Owl Hoot Wackee Six 5. Forbidden Island (Gamewright Games) This is another cooperative game for an older audience, although because it’s cooperative it works well to play […]

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TOP 10 FAMILY GAMES #4: Wackee Six

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We are a game family – always have been and once we started having kids we decided we were going to be a technology free family, at least as far as phone/tablet games and other gaming systems go. Fast forward 10 years and we have four busy boys. With no screen time to keep them busy, we find […]

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*BOOK OF THE WEEK* The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

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 We just finished another  great classic as our nighttime read! The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, also illustrated by Robert Ingpen, our favorite guy. I have been surprised at how willing and excited my kids are to listen to classic stories – they’re definitely more complex and the language is sometimes difficult, especially for little kids! […]

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TOP 10 FAMILY GAMES #3: Hoot Owl Hoot

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We are a game family – always have been and once we started having kids we decided we were going to be a technology free family, at least as far as phone/tablet games and other gaming systems go. Fast forward 10 years and we have four busy boys. With no screen time to keep them busy, we find […]

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