Entries in the Category 'Product reviews'

Magicstick charger

December 20th, 2013 / No Comments

It’s only 2pm and my iPhone battery is already down to 28%. I hate it when that happens! I’m out running errands and can’t charge my phone. What if the battery runs out and I miss a call from my daughter at school? There could be some emergency and no one will be able to […]

Using a Postcard app

October 20th, 2011 / 2 Comments

I used Postcard On The Run on my iPhone to send a picture of the family to my daughter at college, hoping she’ll tack it up on her bulletin board and not forgot us. 🙂 The app is easy to use, it works great, and the postcard got to her within a week and a […]

Everyone can use one of these!

May 11th, 2010 / 17 Comments

No more boring aprons! Wearing one of these aprons pictured here adds a splash of excitement to your cooking routine, doesn’t it? One of these aprons is exactly what I needed! So cute! All cotton, durable, washable, and did I say they’re cute? There are 4 sayings to choose from, which one fits your personality? […]

EatSmart Kitchen Scale

March 12th, 2010 / 1 Comment

Ever used one of those recipes that calls for 3 oz. of butter, or 5 grams of oregano? I am usually at a lost when the recipe gives me the measures in weight instead of volume. With an EatSmart kitchen scale, my problems are solved! Use it to measure ingredients Recently my daughter made cupcakes […]

Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day

January 16th, 2010 / No Comments

Do you love the smell of fresh bread? And the tenderness and flavor of bread just out of the oven? Unfortunately, I am not much of a bread baker. Fortunately, the book Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day answered just about every question I have about making bread. And yes, you really can bake […]

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs review

January 5th, 2010 / No Comments

I am always looking for good wholesome family entertainment. With a barrage of junk out there, even those supposedly kid-friendly shows, I am very careful. When I saw Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, it met with my approval. (Click on the image to watch the trailer.) When my children were little, we read the […]

Win a Billy Fun Wheels remote control monster truck

November 30th, 2009 / 12 Comments

I don’t do a lot of product reviews unless it’s something really good. Here is one that is really good, and you have a chance to win one too! Billy Fun Wheels would make a great Christmas gift for children 2 years old and up. Well, the truth is, both my 14-year-old daughter and I […]

Helping children adjust to moving

November 24th, 2009 / No Comments

Have you had to make a move with your children? As a real estate professional for over 20 years, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing families excited about moving into their own home. But I’ve also seen children not so excited. It’s a big change for children, and unknown territory can be intimidating. Elena’s Big […]

Stainless steel instead of harmful plastic for your family

October 13th, 2009 / No Comments

If you’re cheap environmentally conscious like me, you reuse plastic water bottles to refill with filtered water at home.  Although it seems like a good idea, now they tell us we need to be concern about the Bisphenol A (BPA) and DEHP, these harmful chemicals that can leach through into the water we drink. And […]

Answering teen girls’ questions

May 27th, 2009 / 3 Comments

Teenagers have all kinds of questions from acne and periods to makeup and mood swings. The Ultimate Girls’ Guide to Understanding and Caring for Your Body by Isabel and Emily Lluch is a fun and easy-to-read book written for girls to address many sensitive issues.  Two sisters wrote the book to give their peer perspective […]