A lion, a penguin, a bull, a walrus and a mammoth, oh my! Resident Designs offers kits that allow you to create a paper sculpture of your favorite creatures. Puzzles and gingerbread house kits have become a holiday thing in my family. It Thanks to Trader Joe’s we’ve already made a gingerbread turkey on Thanksgiving Day. I think this is the perfect gift for some holiday family bonding time. (I am counting on the eggnog to numb the pain of any paper-cuts this may induce and hopefully following a complicated set of instructions should provide hours of distraction so we… Read the rest
Mother’s Day… Yes, Folks that important holiday is right around the corner. (Dear Wigle Whiskey – please be planning a mothers day tasting event!). Mother’s day gifts can be tricky – but the Children’s Museum has stepped into save the day!
This is such a cool idea from the folks at Saturday Light Brigade. If you aren’t familiar with SLB – it is a a public radio show that has been on the air since 1978 with acoustic music and family friendly fun. A few years ago the SLB started broadcasting from the Children’s Museum.
For mothers day they will… Read the rest
Image by IheartPGH via Flickr
Just in time for Valentine’s day -IMadeIt- Pittsburgh’s handmade marketplace will be setting up shop this weekned. Gift and treats and sweets will be available from over 50 different artisits. It is the perfect excuse to get out of the house and pick up a gift for your valentine.
Saturday, February 6, 2010 – Noon-5pm
Union Project, 801 N. Negley Ave, Highland Park
Facebook Event – http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=412824605028&index=1
Some vendors to check out:
Sapling Press – Lisa from Sapling Press – who provided a great afternoon with the Letter Press demo last weekend will… Read the rest
Image via WikipediaPittsburgh blogger Julie Gong who writes A Blog of a Good Time has been writing a series of posts called “25 Things You Should Buy Me.” She has some great gift suggestions. While I am not a fan of these hats, and I agree this is , but $700+ is a little too much for my gift lists, here are some of the gift ideas she offers – if you know where to buy these items in Pittsburgh please let me know. Julie – can you add some Pittsburgh items to your list?
Soup and Sandwich Tray
BottleBob… Read the rest
I just received an email from Carl Kurlander about the showings of My Tale of Two Cities. The film’s producer, Stephanie Dangle Reiter, will be speaking after the showing this Saturday at Penn Hills Cinema at 7:15 pm.
Check out some of the news coverage about the film…
Pop City Media
Have you seen the film yet? What did you think?… Read the rest