Wonda’land!

Whether things are going well, or whether they are going to hell, I will stop by my favorite toy store for a pick me up. INTENSE amounts of stress squishies and Thinking Putty (my favorite 😍), and tons of games and fidgety gadgets, big and small. Candy…did I mention candy? Far more interesting than Plastic Fantastic Toys ‘r Us. I got some fun stuff to take up North this weekend (makes driving easier says the ex-smoker), and some new games for when I get home at the end of August. Ex.Ci.Ted!! Continue reading “Wonda’land!”

Gah! Tears!

I LOVE this!!…

My daughter has been having some uncharacteristic outbursts lately. Unreasonable relative to her typically logical personality. She’s not so soft spoken, she’s opinionated. But she’s determined and soft hearted. Reasonable.  Continue reading “Gah! Tears!”

Venomous!? I Think You Mean FAB-U-LOUS!!

There’s a cute magazine I get my daughter at Toys R Us called Animal Tales. Lots of quizzes and facts which she loves, stories, crafting, and subjective opinion “voting” for random things like “would you rather live in a bird’s nest or a wolf den?” Her answer was ‘a nest because it’s high and airy, and caves are like, ya know, dark and small‘. I said, “wouldn’t you be afraid to live with wolves?” Well, no, because apparently in this scenario, there are no animals living in their own homes. Just empty real estate. Continue reading “Venomous!? I Think You Mean FAB-U-LOUS!!”

Kiddieland

It was 97° today. Which meant there were only two choices. Bunbun liked most of them. 

‘The Happy Dreamer’

There’s a little independent bookstore in town that I’ve been going to since I moved here. Think Youve Got Mail. Bigger than The Shop Around the Corner…smaller than Fox Books…

It’s quiet (of course), well labeled (I love my signage👍), and the staff knows me (and that I frown on alphabetical misfiles). And with the bagel shop right next door, the whole store smells like a ‘Toasted Everything’ dream.  Continue reading “‘The Happy Dreamer’”

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