Toy Story

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Scandinavian design is known to be minimal, efficient and beautifully designed, and these wooden toys by Permafrost are exactly that. Behind their cute, harmless appearance, the toys are perhaps meant to pose a question about Norway’s national identity and industrial heritage. The designers at Permafrost have been able to strip out nearly all traditional details yet the toys still retain a distinct personality. We think these toys would make the perfect gift for an adult or a child…..just in time for christmas

 

http://www.permafrost.no/projects/archipelago

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Fill the “Buckets” of Your Loved Ones and See Happiness Grow

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good feelings bucketI ran across the children’s book Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids by Carol McCloud  just recently while at a local bookstore.  I have another book for children on this topic, but really liked how this one was done. For those of you who are not familiar with the “Bucket” concept, this is how it works. Please note that this is for all ages!!!

  •  Everyone has an invisible bucket (this is how this particular author explains it to children). The bucket is to hold your good thoughts and feelings about yourself.
  • You feel happy when it is full and sad when it is empty.
  • We need each other to help fill our buckets.
  • To fill a bucket you simply show love to someone (for example a hug or kiss), say or do something kind, or make someone feel special.
  • You can also…

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Fill the “Buckets” of Your Loved Ones and See Happiness Grow

creating branches

good feelings bucketI ran across the children’s book Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids by Carol McCloud  just recently while at a local bookstore.  I have another book for children on this topic, but really liked how this one was done. For those of you who are not familiar with the “Bucket” concept, this is how it works. Please note that this is for all ages!!!

  •  Everyone has an invisible bucket (this is how this particular author explains it to children). The bucket is to hold your good thoughts and feelings about yourself.
  • You feel happy when it is full and sad when it is empty.
  • We need each other to help fill our buckets.
  • To fill a bucket you simply show love to someone (for example a hug or kiss), say or do something kind, or make someone feel special.
  • You can also…

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Movie Madness: How to Host the Most Epic Family Flick Night

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Going to the movies is awesome fun for kids. A flick on the big screen, popcorn, candy–what’s not to love? Bring the movie night to your living room (and save a few bucks) with a family flick night in the comfort of your own home (PJ’s encouraged). Check out some great ideas for transforming your living room into a screening room just waiting for the party to start.

How do you setup for family film night?

–Gabby Cullen

For other party planning tips and ideas, click here!

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