Five great toys, just under the wire!

Five great toys, just under the wire! Fun / Griffin Gear / Kids / Stuff We Love

It was a snowy Christmas Eve in Brownsfield, Texas.  I was 600 miles from home, writing a last minute entreaty to Santa: I only wanted one thing: Sgt Rock.  I can’t remember why I wanted it, and I don’t know where it is now.  All I know for sure is that 8 hours after I […]

Skrillex at With Your Friends

Skrillex at With Your Friends Fun / Music

For those of you who couldn’t make With Your Friends this weekend, here’s a little of what you missed. Your browser does not support the video tag Bass was dropped. Beats were filthy. Fun was had by all.

Our Newest iPhone-controlled Truck is Out Now!

Our Newest iPhone-controlled Truck is Out Now! Fun / Kids / New

Confession time.  I’ve never been particularly good at video gaming.  Even though I’m old enough to have smelled the styrofoamy wonderfulness of an NIB Atari 2600 as my next door neighbor showed it off the morning after Christmas, I’ve never really connected.  Hand/eye coordination?  None.  Patience and willingness to fail over and over in order […]

My grrrl crush on Rookiemag.com

My grrrl crush on Rookiemag.com Fashion / Fun / New / Stuff We Love

Maybe it’s because I recently watched my daughter participate in a moving candlelight ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts and its founder, Juliette Gordon Low. Maybe it’s because I have a pre-teen daughter and teenaged son who are navigating their most fragile and formative years. Maybe I wish I were a teenager again (only […]