Part of our assortment of bento boxes

Choosing the best bento box for kids school lunches

Thinking about getting a bento box to use for your children’s lunches? Here’s how we thought about the different kids bento box type options and what we chose. We liked the concept of a bento box because of the  limited time for lunch at school, the opportunity for portion control, and the ease of use, and…

Hanna Andersson store photo

Photos: Hanna Andersson $10 sale – in store photos to show what’s on sale / left

I posted earlier earliabout Hanna Andersson‘s $10 sale, today in-stores only, that includes pretty much everything that had been on sale already, so about 2/3 of the store! Here are lots of photos I just took so you can get a sense of what it’s like and if it’s worth going in. Hanna is also having an…

Robot Turtles: The Game for Little Programmers (Amazon image)

Robot Turtles: teaching kids to code via a board game (about, review, pros, and cons)

Last month, I wrote about participating in the Hour of Code at my daughter’s school and mentioned that I had ordered a highly recommended board game to teach kids the basics of coding, called Robot Turtles. I promised I’d come back and review it, so here we are: my review of Robot Turtles (short answer: we…

Timex kids watches

New Year’s accessories sales – Timex watches, LittleMissMatched socks, Gymboree, and more

Many stores are having New Year’s sales but we have tons of clothing right now so I thought I’d highlight some deals and coupon codes for kid’s accessories. Specifically, Timex has a good one (Timex rarely has coupons), and then there are plenty of socks and accessories coupons and deals. LittleMissMatched (the three-socks-in-a-pair people) has…