What can you do with a cardboard box, wooden skewers, marbles, and hot glue? You can make a pinball machine! Over the summer, our family took a trip to Las Vegas. While we were there, Kat and I went to check out the Pinball Hall of Fame! We had $18 in quarters and a lot of arcade ambition, we were ready to go play some pinball! While we were listening to all of the bells and whistles and watching the cool mechanics of the games, Kat and I thought about how great it would be if we had our very own pinball machine at home. WeRead More →

A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I took our daughter out for a vacation in Las Vegas! My husband was attending the Jeff McBride Magic and Mystery School  and while he was busy during the day, Kat and I would venture forth on our own adventures to see what the city of glitz had to offer traveling families. Since casinos aren’t exactly appropriate places for kids (and I don’t care to gamble anyway), I decided to look off the strip to plan our family fun. This led to a pretty tough question: What can you do with your kids in Las Vegas, thatRead More →