Friday, September 22nd, 2017






Masha and the Bear can now be watched on NBCUniversal’s preschool TV network Universal Kids! The show airs from Monday to Friday at 6 p.m.

Masha and the Bear features a mischievous little girl Masha and her kind and caring father-like friend, the Bear. The popular 3D animated family show is popular all over the world.






It’s pumpkin season again. If you plan to be carving one, consider the new book Easy Pumpkin Carving: Spooktacular Patterns, Tips & Ideas.

Here is a sample excerpt:

Traditional Pumpkin Carving Techniques
 By Colleen Dorsey

Here they are, the very essentials of pumpkin carving! By following these steps that you probably had down pay when you were a kid, you can get carving with any traditional pumpkin carving pattern. You’ll need a little elbow grease and a tolerance for mess to use this technique, but it’s totally worth it.











Serena Williams is enjoying motherhood! The tennis star and her fiancé and Alexis Ohanian welcomed a baby girl last Friday.
E! News reports a source said, “Serena is doing beyond perfect. She feels great and is just glowing about being a mother for the first time. Her baby girl is healthy and beautiful.”











If you live in New York City or plan on visiting in the Fall, the Guggenheim Museum has a great program for families.
The 2017 Family, Kids, Teen, School and Educator Programs at the Guggenheim Museum includes Second Sunday Family Tours and creative activities for kids.











NameBubbles.com is partnering with Miracle Foundation for the second year in a row!

Namebubbles.com produces personalized name labels and Miracle Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering orphans to reach their full potential. NameBubbles.com sell a variety of waterproof press-and-stick labels. Easy for a lost lunchbox or water bottle to be found! Place these labels on notebooks, backpacks, anything that belongs to your child. They are easy to remove too.











Shimmer and Shine fans can enjoy a new DVD coming out on August 22, 2017! Shimmer and Shine: Magical Pets of Zahramay Falls features genies-in-training and their friends (rainbow tiger, color-changing fox) in these following episodes.











I want to tell you of a family that need your help today! Mila, 6, has been diagnosed with Batten Disease, a rare genetic condition. Children with this disease end up being cognitively impaired. There’s suffering from being on a feeding tube to losing vision and having seizures. There is no cure. Mila is dying and she needs your help now. There’s a Gofund me page and the goal is to reach $1 million by September or else their research stops. They are so close!











Since cherries are in season now, Northwest Cherry Growers are sharing two recipes featuring this yummy fruit – Cherry Berry Fruit Leather and Sweet Cherry Almond Bars.











Now here’s an invention that has cow power! Organic dairy farmer Albert Straus has designed the first full-scale electric truck to help combat climate change. Yes, a vehicle powered by cow poop! The Straus Family Creamery, located in Marshall, California, has a goal of maintainig a sustainable farming system.











Great gifts for babies! Pebble by Kahiniwalla sell soft baby toy designed as whimsical animals.

These products are special. They are handmade by women who live in rural Bangladesh and are distributed by Kahiniwalla in North America. Austin and Marita Miller founded Kahiniwalla in 2010.











Get ready for Kid Fest, happening for families that like to bowl. Kids Fest is scheduled for Saturday, August 5th and Saturday, August 19th at various Bowlmor AMF locations nationwide, which includes your local Bowlmor Lanes, Bowlero, Brunswick Zone and AMF centers.











Summer to me means weddings. Whether you’re going to one, tying the knot and need a gift for a bridesmaid/best man or just celebrating an anniversary, you want to find something personable and that will last a long time. If you’re looking for some presents to give, I have seen some great gifts over at Uncommongoods.com.











It might be too late to tell you about a new book for those who are done with the fidget spinner trend. However, there might be some enthusiasm left from the late-comers of the short-lived toy . Fun with Fidget Spinners: 50 Super Cool Tricks & Activities ($6.99) is published by Fox Chapel Publishing











vIntroducing the Iconopop collection for Winter 2017/2018 by Chamilia (a Swarovski company)!

This charming jewelry is made of sterling silver or 14 karat gold and features genuine Swarovski Crystals and Swarovski Zirconia.











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For pregnant women who want to wear leggings, the company Preggo Leggings offers that. Made of polyester/spandex, the leggings are priced from $35-50.