It wasn’t long after we moved here that we made a shocking discovery about who we shared our neighborhood with. No, I’m not talking about the local teenagers; I’m referring to something less noisy and more wily that, we realized, was also prowling about the neighborhood. Our neighbors first warned us to be on the…

Share This:
Read More

Meet your neighbors, Jenn and Chris Lugar! Jenn and Chris own Unleashed Dog Bakery & Boutique in downtown Roanoke.  In March 2015, they began Unleashed as a mobile bakery, and then they opened their brick and mortar store in July 2018. While the business is owned by the two of them, Jenn and Chris have…

Share This:
Read More

Six-year-old Hawaiian girl, Lilo, who was raised by her older sister, Nani, after their parents died in a car crash, adopts a new “dog” that she calls Stitch. She does not know yet, that her new dog is actually a genetically modified blue alien, engineered for chaos! Stitch learns a bunch from Lilo, even though…

Share This:
Read More

As we look for more ways to have fun while we stay home, the streaming universe will keep you entertained. There are many classics to enjoy in January, along with a few new TV shows. Here are the best streaming picks to watch this month. Shrek — Hulu, Jan. 1 This isn’t your normal fairytale, but it…

Share This:
Read More

Live performance from Einstein’s Monkey and Balloon Dude Travis! BUY YOUR KITS BELOW – ALL KITS WILL BE HAND DELIVERED ON DECEMBER 30th! Buy your New Year’s Kits for just $4! Share This:

Share This:
Read More

If you want to celebrate with the New Year with kids, here are some easy crafts to try out. You should have all the materials on hand, so a last-minute trip won’t be needed. After all, this new year we’re all for simplicity, right? Ornament Noisemaker You’ll need: Clear ornaments Didn’t have time to DIY ornaments…

Share This:
Read More

Image courtesy of WIldBrain Ltd. and Sony Worldwide Supplies needed to make one hat: 2 pieces of white computer paper 5 feet of white parchment paper 1 rubber band (elastic) 1 sheet of black felt Stapler Scotch Tape Tape two pieces of computer paper together at shorter end. Fold the paper in half lengthwise and…

Share This:
Read More

By Pam Molnar Through the eyes of a child, Thanksgiving is a letdown holiday. Sandwiched between the candy rush of October and gift giving holidays of December, it seems like more of a holiday for the adults. To make matters worse, the kids are seated at a separate table, shushed during the football game and…

Share This:
Read More

Our family will be spending Thanksgiving at home, but I wanted to share some holiday guidelines from the CDC. Maybe this will be helpful to anyone still on the fence about their holiday plans for this year! All of this advice – and more – can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays.html. The Stress of Disappointing Family The…

Share This:
Read More