Preserving non digital memories #preservingmemories #cbias

Remember when your grandparents (um, I am getting older. Maybe your great grandparents?) used to go on vacations, and they'd come home and get all of these great slides made up to show everyone their trip memories?  Or the old home movies from Uncle Bob that you have no way to watch anymore, but can't ...

Step2 Extreme Coaster

I love playing outside with the kids.  Being outside just puts us all in a good mood, the fresh air is great for us, and moving around getting energy out is a wonderful thing.  I like to keep options for kids to stay happily busy outside- safe options in particular.  Step2 sent us their Extreme ...

Candlewarmers.com (Giveaway)

I love scented candles.  What I'm not a fan of is having to remember to extinguish flames, nor of the residue left on my walls and in the air from burning candles.  I love having fun scents to fit my mood, the season, or the holiday, and I love when I walk into a room and ...

Beanbag Boss makes for a LOT of cozy fun! (Exclusive $10 coupon inside)

When Beanbag Boss approached me to review their enormous bean bags, I jumped at the chance- I have  many fond memories of hanging out with friends and family in bean bags, and they are just plain fun to have around.  When my Sherpa bean bag arrived, the kids could not believe their eyes.  This thing ...

Ben 10 Tech Blaster and Ultimate Ultimatrix Review

Ben 10 is a popular character around our house.  The first show my son watches every morning is Ben 10.  So, When the Ben 10 Tech Blaster and Ben 10 Ultimate Ultimatrix arrived I knew they would be big hits. With the Ben 10 Tech Blaster you can wield the most powerful weapon in the universe. ...

Dremel Multi-Max MM20

I would be remiss if I had a gift guide and didn't include something for the handy folks in our lives. I'd say the "guys" but that might not be the case everywhere. Dremel has a few new tools out and I have to tell you that the new Dremel Multi-Max MM20 is something that ...

bodycology Mini Gift Sets (Stocking Stuffers, anyone?) #Giveaway

Smelling nice is something most of us prefer to do. I used to have an entire shelf of delightfully scented body sprays and lotions, years ago. It's fun to choose a scent based on your mood, your outfit, the weather, etc. Kind of like an accessory!! Bodycology offers affordable scented body products that are not ...

Babydot- New Parents Chat (App) $100 iTunes #Giveaway

In the age of smartphones, new parents have it far easier than many before us.  Or before them, since I guess I'm not a "new" parent anymore.  Got a question in the middle of the night?  Worried about a symptom?  Not sure why this is happening, or that makes them crabby at 3 am?  There's ...

Diono Radian RXT Carseat $339 ARV #Giveaway

Having safe car seats for our children is something that is extremely crucial to both my husband and myself.  We've spent hours researching different seats, different brands, etc.  I've always heard such great things about the Radian line of carseats, and have recommended them to others based upon dozens of friends' experiences, but hadn't tried ...

Sibu All Natural Skin Care Products #giveaway #rafflecopter

Whenever possible, I prefer to opt for natural products, especially when it is something that goes onto my skin, both for my kids and for myself.  Truth be told, I'm far better about getting products for my kids that are natural than myself, but I'm working on that. Sibu Beauty offers a line of natural ...