Category Archives: Toys

Come all ye procrastinators!


So, a trifle late, I present you with the Simply-American 2013 Holiday gift giving list.  This list is for independent Americans who did not rush to the shops like lemmings on Black Friday.  No, you decided to bide your time … Continue reading

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Everybody into the pool!


With the 4th of July weekend over, summer is truly upon us.  And that means swimming.  And what better way to support members of our extended American family then making sure that when we head to the pool or the … Continue reading

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Low hanging fruit


Growing up, my family was never big on pies.  My mum was not much of a baker.  But when I got married, I married into a pie family.  The Bernoskis love pies, especially apple pies.  Apples are a big deal … Continue reading

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Childrens’ toys Mandrake!


One of my favorite movies of all time is Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove. The characters are absolutely over the top: Peter Sellers with three roles as Group Captain Lionel Mandrake, President Merkin Muffley and Dr. Strangelove, George C. Scott in … Continue reading

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