Happy Birthday, Jasper. Now Ease Up, Kid.

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Jasper. Roo. Little Buddy Boy Child. You did it, pal. You’ve turned a year old- well, that is, within a matter of hours you will have. Tomorrow is officially your birthday but, for those of us all-too aware of this imminently cresting milestone, it’s pretty much been here since- oh, July. You’re it, kid. My last one year-old. My first little guy. A person (albeit a smallish one) where, just 12 months ago, existed only a belly of potential and {Read More}

Birthdayed. (Partied.)

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Despite my best of (weird) intentions, this kid has decided to turn a full year older. (Turning him a full year, at that.) So, what’s a control freak to do? Throw a Jabberwocky party, of course. Like with Jabberwocky crayons. Which are totally things, I swear it. Have you read this book? It’s Jasper’s favorite (to eat). How can you tell it’s a third kid’s birthday? The “cupcakes” are blueberry muffins from a box and the candle has already been {Read More}

The Razor Kixi Scribble Scooter Giveaway!


Disclaimer: Razor scooters generously provided me a complimentary Razor Scribble Scooter to review, but I haven’t been otherwise compensated. All thoughts, opinions, and envious feelings are entirely my own.  The Razor Kixi Scribble Scooter A Razor, you guys! For my third and final giveaway this week, I get to give away a Razor scooter! A bitty and adorable powerhouse of a first scooter with- get this- built-in art. Think exhaust pipes but a heck of a lot cuter. It comes in {Read More}

A Big Ol’ (Awesome) Hasbro Giveaway.


Disclaimer: I was provided with a complimentary review pack from Hasbro featuring the games below, but all thoughts, opinions, and disturbing competitive streaks are entirely my own.  *** Hasbro Wins Christmas Morning My loves, in this- our second giveaway for this week- I’m kind of ecstatic to offer up my three favorite Hasbro games. And if your kids (or you, I don’t judge) are anything like my “big” kids, these Hasbro games are pretty much going to be the Christmas {Read More}

A Museum Of Science Giveaway! Go Play, Chicago!

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Disclaimer: I was given free passes to Chicago’s Museum of Science & Industry in exchange for my giveaway, but all thoughts, opinions, and terrible senses of direction are entirely my own. *** It’s no secret that Chicago has some of the best museums in the world. One of my absolute favorites- again, no secret- is the Museum of Science & Industry. I could spend days there. Even if there weren’t new exhibits opening all the time (which there are), I’d {Read More}