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Sunday, October 15, 2023

This blog started and it was written by my wife in 2011 when we were selling the toys. Please scroll to the bottom of the page. I changed it a little and I added to it since 2022.

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Ivan Yanev /Иван Янев/

I was born and grew up in Bulgaria. My wife has lived all her life in the United States. I live in the United States since 2005.

I am not a professional woodworker.

I am making wooden toys since 2011. Please check our Etsy account where we used to sell the toys, JIFamilyToys.

My last name is Янев. There is no equivalent for the letter Я in the latin alphabet. Originally, after the end of the communism in Bulgaria in 1990, it was written with Ia. After 1994, the Bulgarian government changed it to Ya.

Please support the Shriners Hospital for Children


I can be wrong, but I think that the water has formed from crystallized nitrogen.


I have heard people wondering why I am still walking in the United States. I walk in the United States because of my wife. My track are the 10 commandments and the 2 great commandments from the Bible. My vision is because I believe in the Bible, in the family, and I believe the Book of Mormon to be the word of God, too.



Places where I go sometimes


San Diego Seaside Scrollers



Lakeside Friends of the Library
All books at the bookstore cost only $2 (or less) per book








And I see death