Kiwi Crate for Busy Families

Koala Crate Review

Koala Crate is one of the newest products from the Kiwi Crate brand, and I'm delighted to share our experience here with you today. I've been involved with Kiwi Crate since its early days, and man-o-man, this company keeps getting better and better. Note: This post contains affiliate links Kiwi Crate is offering a VERY generous Black Friday sale that continues through … [Read more...]

Raddish Cooking Club for Kids

Raddish Cooking Subscription for Kids |

When I was first introduced to Raddish, my children and I fell in love with their thoughtful and beautifully designed cooking kits (mailed right to my door) that helped us cook together. We've worked through a handful of "cooking with kids" books, and I and wasn't sure how this would stack up to the experience of simply borrowing a book from the library. I mean, it wasn't like … [Read more...]

Art Prompts | White Drawings on Black Paper

White marker on black paper creativity prompt |

I'm not a fussy person and often like to keep things as simple as possible. What about you? I'm happiest with an amazing recipe that comes together in under 30 minutes and I can't really be bothered with a high maintenance haircut. So if you're in my camp, you'll especially appreciate today's art prompt to use white paint markers on black paper. Supplies Black … [Read more...]

TinkerLab on Instagram

TinkerLab book on Instagram

Are you on Instagram? You might remember shortly after my book came out, I wrote this post that shared photos of TinkerLab: A Hands on Guide for Little Inventors in the hands of its readers. It makes me so happy to see the book in its environment, well loved, cozying up with cereal, and covered in post-it tabs. Last week, Jen Kossowan (@mamapapabubba on Instagram) shared an … [Read more...]

Creative Table | Making with Glitter + Natural Objects

Easy Art Prompt to Make Glittery Natural Objects |

With Fall finally hitting us here in California, we're finding and collecting lots of natural objects on our walks around town. In addition to collecting these natural objects to grace our Fall table, we like to put our crafty caps on and make them sparkly...with lots of glitter. Please don't hold this against me if you're in the "I can't stand glitter" camp. I hope we can … [Read more...]