My husband has a smart phone. The HTC 8x. It’s about time. #Troop8X #HTC8

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My husband has a sweet new smart phone. It's the brand new  Windows Phone HTC  8x.  Thankfully, it arrived just in time for our Disney trip earlier this month, which gave me a HUGE sense of relief- now, I knew if we got separated, I'd be able to get in touch with him (his work cell ...

Skyward Summit from Step 2 is AWESOME.

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We affectionately call our backyard "playtown" because, well, we have a lot of cool stuff to play on.  I love having things that encourage kids to play outside! We've lost 2 main attractions with storms in the past few years- our 2 very old apple trees that had rope swings and a tire swing, but ...

On-In Beauty Skincare (Giveaway- 3 winners)

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  Winter is here and with it, my perpetually dry skin- especially on my face. It makes me crazy. I'm always looking for something to use that will help to keep my skin looking healthy and feeling good- so when I had the chance to try On-In Beauty system I jumped at the chance. On-In Beauty ...

Pong Research iPad Case Boosts Your Signal and more! (Giveaway)

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So I had this super cute and fun iPad case  that I really loved, because it was pretty to look at.  But over time, I liked it less, and less, and still less.  The cover wasn't great quality, and while fun, not the best way to protect the (expensive) iPad device that was inside ...

5 (ok 6) Non Violent and/or Educational Video Games for Kids

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I am not a fan of violent video games.  My husband does play some, but he does so when our children are in bed for the night and he just wants to chill for a while.  Me, I'll take a cute  game any time, or a word game.  But never violence. I'm especially not a ...

Dremel Tools- Find anything Pinterest-ing lately?

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I have a GREAT idea for an unexpected and awesome gift for your favorite Pinterest-obsessed friend or family member (OR yourself...)... give the gift of DREMEL!  I won't lie, when I think of tools, I almost always think of my husband. Or of how tools are made for hands larger than my own.  But that's ...

MyOwnersBox Storage Solutions [for the sports enthusiast!]: Review

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This time of year we inevitably find ourselves cleaning out the playroom, the kids’ bedrooms, purging, sorting and re-organizing. Because, try as we may to ‘keep it simple’ for the Holidays, we will end up with a whole lot of new toys, books, puzzles, art supplies and general kiddo must-haves. It was almost serendipitous when we ...