How is it already the last day of January? We’re having a rainy Sunday here in LA, and my kids are VERY excited to wear their rain boots to a birthday party. James looked out the window and screamed, “WATER! BOOTS ON, MOMMY!!!” My poor rain-deprived child.
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~My Best Friend Forever, Gwen Stefani, just released a line of makeup via Urban Decay and I wouldn’t be sad if I got some for Valentine’s Day.
~If you’re more into Galentine’s Day, these cute Besties shirts from one of my favorite retailers, Enjoy Essential, are perfect. They even have kid-sized ones! Ovaries before Brovaries!
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~Do your kids love that “claw” game at the arcade? Annabel is OBSESSED with it, and surprisingly, she almost always has immediate success winning a toy. Mike and I thought it was totally crazy how often she wins (like, nine times out of 10, on the first try), so Mike googled it and discovered claw games are totally rigged. Which isn’t a surprise, but they are like, really, really rigged. So, Annabel is just super-lucky!
With the panda she pulled out yesterday
Happy Sunday, everyone!
My DD is obsessed with those claw games too – like, it’s like heroin for her.
My DS ALWAYS wins. i just don’t get it.
My daughter cannot pass a claw game without asking me if she can play. And we and up spending too much money (she hasn’t won yet)!
Yeah, very rigged. The only way to guarantee a win is to sit by one and watch it until someone wins. Then from there count the number of turns it takes until someone else wins. That way, you know what the machine is set to. When that number rolls round again, it’s your turn to play – if you’ve counted right, to win! Could take a while but could be a fun game to play with kids :p
I win usually with 3$ of play. I have garbage bags full of the toys….the girls go through which one is their faves and I sneak some away. Donating to the fire station soon!