Mission Impossible: Gear for your Spy-in-Training

Top-secret missions. Cool gadgets. Hidden identities. The appeal of the spy is hard for kids to resist. This holiday season you can get your spy-in-training the key gear with these cool gadgets from Spy Gear. Spike Mic Launcher Whether it’s what your older brother is saying on the phone or what mom and dad are talking about in the living … [Read more...]

Holiday Gifts from @LandsEndPR at #CyberCHIC Lunch #Together #FashionFriday

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Besides being an awesome day of buying holiday presents at great discounts last Cyber Monday, it was also a fun day for me because I got to go and hang out with some of my local Philly bloggy buddies at the Cyber Chic luncheon sponsored by LandsEnd.com.  They had some fabulous products featured for the holidays that I am excited about!  Check it … [Read more...]

Gifts For Your Outdoor Explorer


With three boys in the house, my family spends lots of time in the great outdoors. From hiking and camping to surfing and snowboarding, I love how being outdoors keeps my boys active, exploring, learning and pushing themselves. These activities, however, are always easier when we have the right gear. Here are some of my favorite holiday picks for … [Read more...]

Holiday Gifts from LeapFrog


We're big fans of LeapFrog around here, and they have lots of fun, new products for the holidays. First up is the newly updated LeapPad 2. This award-winning, kid-friendly tablet was first released in 2011, but has been improved and updated for 2012 with lots of new features and content. - a hi-resolution front and rear camera and video recorder … [Read more...]

Ride Your Way Into the Holidays (Winners Annouced)


Congratulations to our giveaway winners - Cari, Sonya and Tabitha! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I love the look on my kids' faces when they see something with wheels under the tree. Here are my picks for some great ride-on toys for every age - and 3 great giveaways … [Read more...]

Staples As Your One Stop Tech Shop for Holiday Gifts


Earlier this month, I blogged about going holiday shopping at Staples.  I talked about how traditionally, I had only really thought of Staples as an office supply store.  It's really evolved into so much more. One of the product categories that they've become a superstore for is anything tech-related.  I was in my local store today and truly the … [Read more...]

A Wii Under the Tree


Don't get pulled into the thinking that the only good gifts are brand new. There are lots of great gift ideas that have been around for a while and guess what - they are still awesome. Take the Wii for example. Originally released in 2006, the Wii is still the worldwide leader in gaming console sales with new games being released throughout the … [Read more...]

Hot Holiday Toys: LeapFrog’s My Own Story Time Pad & #Giveaway


WINNER ANNOUNCED! Congrats to Ada Miller who won the LeapFrog My Own Story Time Pad! Thanks to all who entered! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Giveaway #3 is here! This time it's LeapFrog's new My Own Story Time Pad - an easy-to-use tablet for little LeapFroggers. Perfect for … [Read more...]

Hot Holiday Toys: LeapFrog Tag Solar System & #Giveaway! (Winner Announced)


GIVEAWAY WINNER - Congrats to Autumn who won our LeapFrog giveaway of the Solar System Adventure Pack. Thanks to all who entered! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Back again with another hot new holiday toy (and a giveaway!) from LeapFrog. I've already written about my love of … [Read more...]

Wine: The Perfect Gift (Plus a Giveaway!)


****** CONTEST NOW CLOSED ************* CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER JANICE! Gifts, parties, and the holiday season are just around the corner which has me thinking a lot about....wine. Wine really is the perfect gift. It's easy to give, received with a smile, and it's good for your health! But picking out just the right bottles can be tedious … [Read more...]