Posts tagged Legos

What we learned from a Girl Scout, dad and Legos

   August 11, 2014 6:04 am    0

Our visiting Girl Scout in the newsroom last week shared some interesting tidbits with us. We are writers. She is a scientist. She told us about the SkinDeep app and discussed that you can find out about ingredients you should avoid in cosmetics. She added that Dial soap is one of the purest brands out there, and…

 

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House lady: Perfect plants and green acres

   May 17, 2014 8:30 am    0

No — this is not my front porch, but we have that exact pot — two of them, in fact, by the front door. I bought them years ago. And we do have pillars. Our porch is also covered. My husband and I decided to replace the front-porch furniture this year, and that prompted an all-out…

 

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Kick ‘Mom, I’m bored’ right away

   June 13, 2013 9:11 am    0

Kids have only been out of school for a few days, but if you worry that your youngsters need constant entertainment, remember — they have to learn to entertain themselves. My kids loved Legos — at every age. We had that exact same red board in the picture at left — it helped keep the Legos grounded. If…

 

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Cowabunga! Ninjas, Furby, Rubik top toy list

   November 15, 2012 7:50 am    0

Jennie Geisler’s column on hot toys for the season is a must-read in today’s Erie Times-News. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles were part of everyday life at our home. All three of my 20-something kids had the figures, pajamas, tent, Halloween costumes and more. We were avid viewers of the TV show too. Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael…

 

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