LEGO Fun

Enjoy this stop motion LEGO movie created by Luke and Mark using 255 different photos.

In this short film Emmett gets a weird brick on his back. He meets DC superheroes, a girl named Wyldstyle, a guy whose pants are missing and he meets the Hulk too. And Emmett can make portals!!! But the Hulk gets captured. Then Emmett comes to the rescue!

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Yeah, Frustration-Free™ Packaging!

Finally, one of my dreams has come true! At least Amazon understands that it shouldn't take 45 minutes to open Fisher-Price Little People.

See Products Available with Frustration-Free™ Packaging at Amazon.com

PS. Just noticed that Amazon.com calls it a "Holiday Toy List" instead of a "Christmas Toy List", here comes my email!

A tour of the Lego Secret Vault!

Seriously, a copy of every set ever made! WOW! I was browsing through my daily feeds and discovered a video tour of the Lego Secret Vault!

I saw this photo of one of my favorite LEGO sets and it really brought back some memories. I remember playing with the Lego Space series all of the time. Luke really seems to like them too and I can't wait until we he gets some more!

LEGO Lighthouse

I love LEGOs and enjoy seeing what creations people come up with. Duane Collicot has built a LEGO replica of the Grand Traverse Lighthouse. I might have to drive up and see this!

Read LEGO is used for lighthouse gift donation in the Leelanau Enterprise

PLAY-DOH Fun!

PLAY-DOH RaccoonSo I was building animals, cars and swimming pools for the kids out of PLAY-DOH the other night and I had a blast! Claire always wants me to make a daddy deer, mommy deer and two kid deer, Luke likes swimming pools and cars, and Mark likes to smash whatever we make and throw it on the floor (yes, it drives me crazy!). Anyway, I was wondering how long PLAY-DOH has been around, so I went snooping around the old internet and found a timeline of the history of PLAY-DOH...

1956: PLAY-DOH® Brand modeling compound, a non-toxic reusable modeling compound developed by Rainbow Crafts in Cincinnati, is demonstrated and sold in the toy department of Woodward & Lothrop Department Store in Washington, D.C. PLAY-DOH compound is available only in one color and size, an off-white, 1.5-pound can. One year earlier, it was introduced to schools, kindergartens and nursery schools.

The photo on the right is not one of my creations, it's alot better than what I can build. This Photo is from the PLAY-DOH website at www.hasbro.com/playdoh.

I also found these commercials from the 80's advertising the PLAY-DOH Make-A-Meals sets, I assume they did this because kids weren't eating enough PLAY-DOH...

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Stay tuned next week as I feature Silly Putty!*

*Just kidding. Maybe.

Newest LEGO Master

Winning-model_450x600.jpgAwesome! That's what I should be doing...

Pictured right is the fire-breathing snowman that crowned Jason Poland the newest LEGO Master!

Read Legoland champ triumphs in trial by fire--and ice at CNET News.com
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LEGO Aircraft Carrier

People with time on their hands can do amazing things...

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