CHICZ MAGAZINE Inexpensive Ways To Make The Miles Fly By
By Karla Mikkelson
Whether you're a mom-on-the-go or a grandma with little ones in tow, theres more to long car rides than giving your most precious cargo highs from fruit snacks and a stack of gaming... Posted on 5/2/13 at 9:47 AM
NEW PLATEAUS So You Didn't Win the Powerball
Maybe that's a good thing. Because maybe what gets sacrificed when suddenly adding all those zeroes to your bank account is something that no amount of money can buy.
I was driving back from Thanksgi... Posted on 11/30/12 at 9:57 AM
FAMILY AND LIVING Resolution Wrap-Up: Did the Organizing Spree Last?
Well, Im writing to report in on my organization project for January. I am proud to say my upstairs is completely organized and is actually managing to stay such. My basement, however, is another mat... Posted on 2/9/11 at 10:36 AM
HEALTH OUT LOUD! Are there toys in your home on the recall list?
Choking hazard, magnet ingestion, fire hazard, electric shock, lead hazardand suffocation. These are all listed on the U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission's list of hazard categories for products p... Posted on 12/28/10 at 10:56 AM
MOMSTAR Holiday Gift Ideas: Five Crowns
My family had a lot of fun over the Thanksgiving weekend playing this Rummy-like card game, Five Crowns. I've always been a big fan of Rummy, my favorite variation being Progressive Rummy, so when my... Posted on 11/30/10 at 11:55 AM
Concern over hazardous chemicals in children’s products and toys has grown in the past several years. In order for Minnesota families to stay informed of potentially dangerous products, the Minnesota Department of Commerce urges parents to stay vigilant about product and toy safety, and hazardous chemicals, and to sign up for product recall alerts. Families then can receive immediate alerts on recalls without having to monitor the news.
On Tuesday, December 11 from 5 to 7 p.m., Crossings Inn and Suites of Parkers Prairie will host a free holiday event benefiting Toys for Tots. The public is welcome. Hot chocolate, holiday cookies and treats will be served, and Santa will drop by for a visit.
The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF) recently launched a new program that lets kids, communities and companies make a stand – a lemonade stand – that will help give the gift of play to disadvantaged children around the country.
“Make a Stand for Kids” is a charity-based initiative that encourages young entrepreneurs to set up and run their own lemonade stand.
Are you at a loss for what to give that special child in your life?
Sure, there’s plenty to choose from – we’re bombarded with toy gift ideas everywhere we turn – but often these playthings are just too expensive or downright inappropriate.
I was surprised to see The Simpsons toys coming in kids’ meals at Burger King. Parents stop at Burger King with their children to go inside to eat, then play, or through the drive-thru for a quick something-to-eat.
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