a peek inside the fishbowl

06 Mar, 2012


Posted by andrea tomkins in: My media (sideblog archive)

I’m thinking out loud about one of my favourite secondhand finds today: a vintage Fisher-Price record player. Do you remember what it felt like to hold a record in your hands? :)

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  • lynn clayton: the mazes my son would love it
  • rachel: My son loves mazes. We would love to do the corn maze. Although the haunted hayride looks pretty fun too!
  • ashton: The giant pillows look really cool. Great for kids to let out their energy.
  • Heather Thom: Ooo hay barns and mazes are fun at Saunders ! Thanks for the chance.
  • Heather: We love Saunders Farm! It's a tradition and we go every year with extended family. My daughters favorite thing is the playhouses.
  • Nicole B: I would take the kids during the day and my kids love the bouncy pillows but would also love the ghost town stage
  • Karla Butt: My 3 children have never been to Saunders Farm in the fall! It would be a great way to spend a day. We would love to see the barn of terror!

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