Well, since I'm doing most of the posting, this weekly review is going to expand. Yes, I'll still include the LEGO® sets parted out, but it will have a few bits from the rest of our life, too. After all, this is where our family life, homeschooling, LEGO® and National Park love converge, right? LEGO® Over the last week or two, fewer sets have gotten parted out. When The … [Read more...] about A Weekly Review
Now, you do realized that Valentines day is only a month away, right? Do you need some help in finding the right gift? What if you need to celebrate Singles Awareness Day? So whether you need to figure out valentines for a group of children, or adults, or an individual, friend or lover, I've got a few ideas for you. All pictures are linked to take you to our Bricklink … [Read more...] about Planning Ahead
Its not often you find a goof in a LEGO® set. Most often, its a missing piece. Contact LEGO® and they will be happy to send you a replacement. This time.... Unique Item Turns out LEGO® has never released the 4x4 dish in trans-yellow that wasn't a printed dish. So, we have a unique item!* *Since this is not a standard catalog item, it only shows up in the Bricklink … [Read more...] about Not like the others….
Last time, I shared the purchasing and unloading of those LEGO® sets. Today, I'm going to share the initial sorting of all those pieces. Unpacking With this many sets, initially it was 100 sets but we've added 20 since, assembly line style works well. We had 4 workers, so we divided and conquered. Yes, even the toddler helped! Division of Labor The Professor cut seals … [Read more...] about What do you do with 108k LEGO® elements? Part 2
Acquire LEGO pieces You will need to find a good source of LEGO to get this many parts at a decent price. These past several years, we've found that the Walmart Black Friday Creative Tower special is a good deal and good for business. Yes, they are sold out online, but you might still check your local Walmart. These boxes are mostly simple brick, which can be hard to get … [Read more...] about What do you do with 108K of LEGO elements? Part 1