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SpongeBob Debuts at Madame Tussauds

In honor of his 10th Anniversary, SpongeBob SquarePants will be immortalized at the famed Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in New York City, becoming the first cartoon character to receive a statue made entirely out of wax.
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The Great Thanksgiving Staycation - Five Family Outings

Our Thanksgiving celebration this year involves just a short day trip, which leaves a nice, long, leisurely weekend to be enjoyed at home. Our lives are so busy during the week, I look forward to these bigger chunks of unscheduled time to decompress...

Libraries doing well in poor economy

Have you hugged your librarian today? Now is a better time than ever to at least go in and say hi (you might want to save the hug for another time). Ohio librarians are reporting that libraries are more popular than ever, due in part to a struggling...

Free music with a challenge

Tasmin Little is a well-known, British violinist with more than twenty recordings to her name. Her latest recording, however, The Naked Violin, is not available in stores. Instead, the album is available free of charge from her website. All of the...

How to buy American-made, lead free toys

Did you hear? Lead-free is the new black. And American-made is the new lead-free. Looking for a way to find good, quality, safe toys for your children this holiday season Look no further! This article on thedailygreen offers not only tips for...

Have baby: Will travel...get packing!

As you may have noticed I've been relatively silent on the board these past few days. The sad truth is that all of my time has been eaten up planning for this trip. Now I have the enormous task of packing--for me, my son, my dog and essentially...

Free book: How to be an anti-racist parent

A couple of years ago, Jared was playing with his Fisher-Price Little People (the old ones) and became upset when he couldn't find one of them. I asked him what he was looking for and he said "the black man! I can't find the black man!" Naturally, I...

Cheap ideas for mom and dad date night

Even in a household like mine -- where my daughter is only around afternoons and weekends -- it's hard for my girlfriend and I to find a free evening to spend together. Plus, even when we do have time, nights out can be expensive (honestly, I'm not...

Anyone for free ice cream?

I realize that most of the US is probably covered in snow right now, but does that really diminish a kid's desire for ice cream? I know it doesn't in our house. If your kids scream for ice cream and you live near a Coldstone Creamery, you might want...

Free baby offered on Craigslist

A free baby was recently offered in the "free stuff" section of the popular online classifieds website, Craigslist. The listing, which stipulates that "Batteries not included. Transaction final. No returns," appeared on the site's page associated...

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