November 8th – Weekly Roundup

Fun Posts

Cool Websites

  • The Must Pop Words game is a workout for my brain. And it’s addicting. Must… pop… words.
  • When is it too early to start planning for college? is a unique online college guide created by Alloy Education that helps students find schools that best fit their individual lifestyles. The ultimate information database for high school, college, even former students, Inside College allows users to search through hundreds of lists tailored to specialized interests. Lists cover everything from “Schools Where Geek is Chic” to “Campuses Where Movies Were Filmed”, “Schools for the Clothes Horse” to “I Want to Be a Doctor…But Wait, I Forgot to Take Science” and everything in between. Additionally, the site offers a monthly $2,000 college scholarship that is open for all to apply.


  • Read about 10 Things to Make With Halloween Candy at Zakka Life. If you have any left, that is.
  • Learn how to make a Homemade Apple Crisp: So Easy, a 2-year old Can Do It on Feels Like Home.
  • Need a delicious new idea for dinner tonight? Visit, a new web site where General Mills has posted more than 25,000 of its best kitchen-tested recipes, all in one place! Tablespoon features simple recipes from well-known brands like Betty Crocker, Pillsbury, Bisquick and Progresso. It’s easy to find a recipe – you can browse categories (course, ingredient, occasion or theme), get recipe recommendations, check out popular recipe collections, or use the easy search filters to find the perfect recipe. You can also tweak any recipe on the site to make it your own and then share it with friends. Plus, you can often find more than $100 a month in grocery coupons and sign up for a weekly email newsletter.





  • Nickelodeon has teamed up with Lea Furniture ( a La-Z-Boy Incorporated company), to produce cool new kids bedroom furniture based on Dora, Diego, iCarly and SpongeBob SquarePants. Called ‘Nickelodeon MyRoom’ and developed around research conducted to ensure the design was responsive to parenting, kids, technological and lifestyle trends, the new Nickelodeon bedroom furniture supports creativity, independent play and customization, which are all part of kids development! Two examples:

Have a great week!