National Scrabble Day – Alfred Mosher Butts gave the world an iconic board game and on April 13 we celebrate his birthday and the board game Scrabble!
Bat Appreciation Day – International Bat Appreciation Day on April 17 is a chance to show our flying and mostly nocturnal friends some love.
National Garden Month – National Gardening Week was observed yearly in April until 2002 when the entire month of April was dedicated to “all things gardening”.
Colorful Easter Eggs – What would Easter be without family egg decorating? That’s not something most people would even consider, according to a new survey from PAAS®, America’s favorite egg-decorating brand.
Oregon RVing & Camping – Whether beachcombing on the Pacific Coast or hiking to a forest waterfall, Oregon offers much for the outdoor enthusiast.
Vancouver Island RVing & Camping– Located off Canada’s western coast, Vancouver Island provides endless opportunities for campers and nature lovers.
Venice Beach – If you enjoy people-watching Venice Beach is the perfect location for an interesting stroll.
OUOZZZ dolls make inclusive skin-toned children feel more represented – Inspired by the beauty and power of African-American fashion styles, OUOZZZ is now having its new characters on archetypes of inclusive skin-toned girls who have “Afro” hairstyles.
Millennial Motherhood – New Research from Zulily Looks at the Mindsets of New and Expecting Millennial Moms, and Celebrates the Little Big Moments with its Bi-Annual Welcome Baby Event, an All-in-One Shopping Destination.
Screen Time – How much screen time is too much for our 21st-century kids? Resources and articles about the positives and negatives of digital devices and children.
Adopt-a-Pet.com Issues Emergency Warning About Pet Thefts – Nation’s top non-profit pet-adoption service calls on pet owners, law enforcement, and tech companies to work together to protect pets.
Search. Find. Help. – Online library connects organizations to 300 resources that can help older adults and their caregivers.
LeapFrog® New Interactive Learning Toys – With a focus on curriculum-based content and important foundational skills, LeapFrog gets kids excited about learning with exciting new products, including the Magic Adventures Microscope™, LeapPods Max™ and Touch & Learn World Map™.
LEGO Star Wars™: The Skywalker Saga – Warner Bros. Games, TT Games, the LEGO Group and Lucasfilm Games today announced LEGO Star Wars™: The Skywalker Saga, the latest LEGO Star Wars™ title featuring all nine Skywalker saga films in one brand new game, is now available.
Radio.Garden – Stream the planet! Radio Garden works by crawling the web for radio streams from across the globe. Using this data, the stations are arranged by geolocation and grouped by cities, represented by a dot, with larger dots representing numerous stations within the town or city.
Goodnight Goodnight Construction Site – With my grandson’s second birthday approaching I have been on the lookout for a gift that will appeal to both his enjoyment of books and trucks, tractors, and vehicles.
Mego Figures Teams Up With Topps – Topps.com features exclusive action figures of some of the most iconic characters from Warner Bros, DC, MGM, Fox, and more. The action figures, available exclusively on Topps.com, will include additional new characters through reimagined classics.
Movie of the Week
The 1945 film, A Tree Grows In Brooklyn is based on the classic novel about a young girl, making the best of life with her struggling family in their Brooklyn apartment. Starring Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn, and Peggy Ann Garner. Directed by Elia Kazan. Two Academy Awards, James Dunn for Best Supporting Actor, and Peggy Ann Garner for Best Juvenile Award.
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