Useful Links

Lego and Other Toys

LUGNET: Set database, discussion forums, and much more. The #1 LEGO fan site.

Peeron: Set inventory database, instruction scans.

Brickshelf: Fan pictures of LEGO creations, from the mundane to the sublime.

Bricklink: Thousands of LEGO fans sell their spare pieces, instructions, boxes, and anything else lego-related.

LDraw: Free software for LEGO CAD - build models on your computer with unlimited numbers, colors and types of pieces.

LEGO: LEGO company official site.

The Guild of Bricksmiths: more custom model and kit builders.

LEGO Sets 2011

Halo Legos: Really they are Mega Bloks!

LEGO 8183: Remote Control Lego Car

Ninja LEGO is Back! NINJAGO

LEGO Airport 3182 in LEGO City Videos | Legos City

LEGO Deals: Cheap Legos for Sale

Lego Hard To Find Items

LEGO Batman: Videos and Batman Lego Sets

LEGO Mini Figures Series 2

LEGO Space Shuttle Sets

LEGO Pet Shop 10218

LEGO Lava Dragon game

LEGO Monster 4 game

LEGO Christmas Toys

LEGO Minifigures

LEGO Minifigures Series 5 - lego building instruction - lego building instruction


Razor Pocket Mod electric scooter - great Xmas gift

Kids wooden art easel, from Melissa and Doug

Melissa and Doug Piano - a great first piano for your budding musician

A Sand and Water Table

Razor iMod Scooter

Electric Scooters for Kids

Dollhouse Toys

Play Tents for Kids

Princess Play Tent

SquiDirectory - A categorized Squidoo directory featuring an interesting variety of different subjects ranging from arts and literature, shopping, and eco friendly tips, to vehicles for sale, travel, and everything in between.

Home Remodeling, Design and Planning

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Kitchen layouts and floor plans for real working kitchens

IKEA Kitchens: creating your own kitchen with IKEA kitchen cabinets

Kitchen Obsession

Kitchens: Before and After

Custom Kitchen Islands - ideas and tips

Kitchen Design Ideas: how to design your own kitchen

Help the Environment by Recycling: Kitchen Recycle Bins

Kitchen Cabinet Colors

Kitchen Paint Colors

Bathroom Designs and Ideas

Bathroom tile patterns you won't get tired of

Bathroom Paint Colors to soothe or awaken you

Small bathroom pictures to inspire you

Home Solar Power Cost and Details


Organic Food Gardening

Organic Vegetable gardening

Garden Greenhouses

Mantis Tillers and Mantis Tiller Parts

How to Grow Strawberries

Vegetable Garden Design

Rain Barrels For Sale

Composting: Resources for Gardeners

Seedy Saturday

Permaculture: Resources for Gardeners

Vegetable Gardening: Resources for Gardeners

Organic Vegetable Gardening

Cooking and Recipes

Quick and Easy Recipes

Simple Biscuit Recipes

Best Italian Cookie Recipes

Cherry Crumble Dessert Recipe

Hobbies and Crafts

Keep your tropical fish tanks healthy and your fish happy.

Polymer Clay Pens


RV Canada on a Dime and a Dream: Barb Rees' book shows you how to live your dream, make it happen, travel across the country making money as you go!

RV Canada: Holidays across Canada in your RV

Decluttering and Organizing

Home Office Organization

Clutter-Free Forever: the home decluttering program that puts you back in control of your life!

Declutter First! before organizing to make it easier and faster.

How to Declutter Your Projects

Get Started Decluttering Your Kitchen

Your Home can be Organized and Stylish Too

Christmas Gift Ideas

Best Christmas gift for young artists - Melissa and Doug Deluxe Standing Easel

The Melissa and Doug deluxe standing easel is an evergreen gift and will be a favorite toy for years to come. This kids easel is sturdily made, double sided, comes with blackboard and dry erase surfaces and a paper roll holder for paper, folds for storage, and will keep your young artist(s) happy for hours.

Razor Pocket Mod Miniature Euro Electric Scooter

Make your child the coolest - and the happiest - in the neighborhood when you give them this Razor electric scooter for Christmas. Reliable, quiet electric motor, choice of cool colors, and classic scooter styling in miniature makes this a bestselling item.

LEGO Mindstorms NXT - the next generation in robot kits

NXT is the new generation of LEGO Mindstorms robot kits, a great Xmas gift for the "builders" on your list. Works with existing LEGO Technic pieces too! Build whatever your imagination can come up with, then program it yourself to make it come to "life".

LEGO Advent Calendar provides 24 days of family fun

With a tiny set or a minifigure behind every window from Dec 1st to Dec 24th, the LEGO Advent calendar is fun for the whole family, and after the holidays your kids and add the pieces and figures to their existing LEGO for even more long-lasting play value.

LEGO Republic Gunship

The LEGO Republic Gunship is a great LEGO Star Wars model with lots of playability and interesting construction for hours of fun.

LEGO Death Star - huge Star Wars model kit

Who doesn't remember the Death Star? Here it is in all its huge (over 3400 pieces) looming glory, with super laser and enough weapons and defences to make any Star Wars fan happy.

Find your Christmas gift ideas online at Christmas Gifts and Ideas

Visit our Christmas site for plenty of holiday gift ideas for all the family - children, adults, and especially gifts for Dad. Make your Christmas shopping quick and easy this year by doing it online! Also lots of ideas for parties. chiristmas cards, how to have an eco-friendly christmas, and traditional Christmas carol lyrics.

Canadian Toy Testing Council helps with holiday gift ideas!

The Canadian Toy Testing Council (CTTC) is a non-profit, voluntary, registered charitable organization, whose mission is to test toys and to help consumers make good toy purchases. Check out the 2008 award winners page to choose your top Christmas gifts!

Top Christmas Gifts: Top toys for 2008 from Today's Parent magazine

Today's Parent magazine article on the best toys for 2008, a goldmine of great Christmas gift ideas.

Consumer Reports reviews kids toys - plenty of Christmas gift ideas here!

Consumer Reports magazine is the most respected source for independent product reviews, so where better to check for holiday gift ideas? Not just toys, but Christmas gifts for Dad and Mom too.


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