LeapPad3: Entertainment and Education Rolled into One

#LeapPad3 Hotel

There are certain products that seem to continually grow along with my children.  One of those products is the LeapPad by LeapFrog.   My children have owned a LeapPad since they were first introduced to the market and it has always been a favorite of theirs.  Now they are happy to have the opportunity to […]


Flip Audio Headphones Because Music is For Sharing

Flip Audio Headphones

Does this scenario sound familiar to anyone else?  A friend has their headset on listening to music.  They appear to be enjoying a song, so you ask what they are listening to.  Once they finally get the headphones off and pass them over to you, the song is just finishing up.  Bummer!  Now you have […]


Give Your Child the Gift of Reading with a Kindle

Kindle Paperwhite

I am someone that believes reading to your children should begin from the moment they are born.  Reading opens new worlds, strengthens the imagination and teaches about places they may otherwise never see.  Giving a child a love of reading is a tremendous gift that will provide hours of entertainment, excitement and learning possibilities. One […]


Audio Fest at Best Buy During August!

Samsung Audio Fest

There are so many different ways to listen to music and at Best Buy during Audio Fest is a great time to learn about many of them.  Audio Fest is taking place across the country at all Best Buy locations starting 8/3-8/30/14.  That means if you are anything like me, now is the time to […]


Life360 Keeping Families Connected Through a Free Smartphone App

Free Smartphone apps

Smartphones make staying in touch so much easier, especially with apps like Life360.   Life360 is a free smartphone app that allows me to create circles such as my family, extended family, friends or anyone else for that matter.  Once I create my circles, I am able to stay in touch by sending texts, checking […]


Need an Unlimited Plan? Look No Further Than Walmart Family Mobile

Walmart Family Mobile

I am a member of Collective Bias Social Fabric Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Sometimes I think back to the times before I had a mobile phone and wonder how I got anything done.  It seems like I am constantly […]


Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Review #Staples

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

It’s that time of year to begin thinking about back to school.  Which can only mean one thing, back to school supplies!  It is actually one of my favorite times because it means my husband can’t stop me from visiting Staples.  If you can’t understand why he would care, just go to Staples with me […]


Be Prepared Outdoors with Motorola Two-Way Radios

Motorola Two-Way Radio

There is something about two-way radios that are so much fun no matter how old you get.   The truth is they are not only fun, they can be helpful as well. I was recently sent the Motorola Talkabout MR350R Two-Way Radios to try with my family. Taken from the Motorola website: Motorola Talkabout® MR350 […]


When You Need to Know Now, Get MSN.

Lightning fast MSN

This post was created in partnership with MSN. Find out more about the all new MSN experience at allnew.msn.com or see it in action on Windows 8, Android, or on iOS at msn.com Does it seem like everything moves so fast these days?  I look at my children and can’t believe that in a little […]


Netflix : Children’s Programming Anytime, Anywhere.


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of NETFLIX. The kids and I love laying on the couch together after my son gets home from school and watching a television show or two on NETFLIX.  It has become a bit of a ritual around our house.  I make them a snack and […]