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Book Review: Easy Pumpkin Carving

Book Review: Easy Pumpkin Carving

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What’s Up For Kids received a copy of Easy Pumpkin Carving: Spooktacular Patterns, Tips & Ideas by Colleen Dorsey. If you look around, Halloween pumpkins are now serious home decor!  If you thought your only option is cutting out a few triangles and a mouth with teeth, this book is for you!  Although the ideas are not difficult and the end results are amazing, the pumpkin patterns in this book are ideal for the family to work on together as some tools are not for children to use unattended.  My favorite pumpkins were the pumpkins with designs created by drilling holes, creating a beautiful effect when the light inside shines through the design.  The great thing is this book is also great for Fall and Thanksgiving decor, too!! I saw the book for sale at Michaels recently and it is also available on Amazon.

May Baskets—A Sweet Surprise!

May Baskets—A Sweet Surprise!

Looking for a fun family activity with an element of service and surprise? May baskets are a charming way to celebrate the coming of spring while spreading a little joy to friends and neighbors. Plus, kids of all ages can enjoy this activity! The concept is simple: on May 1st, the giver leaves a small…

Rolli™ – A line of rolling stamps from Funnybone Muse

Rolli™ – A line of rolling stamps from Funnybone Muse

Funnybone Muse is a company founded in 2014 by the creators of Funnybone Toys, the game and toy design company that sprang into life in 2012, creating products that have won nearly 20 awards among them. Funnybone Muse features products that do not fall into the “toy” or “game” categories. All products focus on the…

A Time For Thanks!

A Time For Thanks!

November is a great time to teach your kids to be thankful and appreciative.  Most likely many of you will be visiting with friends and family this holiday season, which always calls for our best manners.  This time of year, we all have things to be thankful for that we might take for granted.  Take…