Fun For the Whole Family

dellnickelodeonDell just recently sent us their new Inspiron Mini {Nickelodeon Edition} and I have to say it has been well loved and used by my twins! They are excited to have a computer all their own, where they can do their homework (yes, homechooled kids have homework, and I can’t wait to tell you all about the sites that make that possible), play games online, and browse through places like,, and Designed specifically for kids, the Dell Inspiron Mini {Nickelodeon Edition} sports Nickelodeon’s trademark green slime, yet is loaded with entertaining and educational content that will also appeal to moms and dads. I highly recommend that all families invest in a mini for the kiddos and now is the perfect time!

jvcThe Picsio Digital Camcorder is a great gift to help capture your Holiday memories, snowball fights, pj parties, family game nights and beyond. This camcorder from JVC is easy to use and fits perfectly in the palm of your hand. Oooh, and you can even send your videos directly to YouTube or iTunes… A great gift for the aspiring vlogger!

201201 Things To Do When Children Say I’m Bored is a fab gift for any family on your list. As parents we often have great and lofty intentions of always keeping our kiddos occupied and out of trouble, but we certainly can not prevent the complaint of every kid – I’m bored! This guide gives practical solutions for such times and provides many creative ideas for keeping the kiddos busy (and out of trouble).

destination dinnerNow check out this unique gift idea for busy families who love to experience other cultures ~ Destination Dinners has created recipe kits from around the globe! Each kit beautifully displays the pre-measured hard to find spices, sauces and dried items as well as step-by-step instructions, a shopping list for fresh ingredients and fun facts and trivia about the destination you are “traveling” to. What a fun family night one of these kits would jump start!

projectA membership to the Project of the Month Club would be a great gift for a family who loves to spend time together. Choose from a few different categories and have projects delivered to your recipient family throughout the year or all at once. Project kits come with everything needed, right down to the glue, for each project. No need for pre-planning and certainly no oops, we forgot the glitter moments. Perfect for busy families!

Hasbro Family Games are always a HUGE hit too, so don’t forget about the new versions of your old favorites!

And check out our favorite Nintendo DS and Wii games for a chance to WIN!