Showing posts from November, 2012

Bows 'N Ties

Are you looking for a classy present for someone special. I know that each year I try to find my dad special present each year that he will actually use. Well this year I was interested to find a great tie for him for Christmas. He is actually starting a new job soon and I wanted to find something special for him. I found a great site that have very nice Bows 'N Ties. They have special ties for all different occasions. Bows 'N Ties are an online retailer that specializes in sales of bow-ties and neck ties and other man accessories.

Bows 'N Ties sent me one of their neck ties to review. I chose a maroon tie that has dots on the tie. When the packaged arrived it came well packaged. I noticed it was in a nice box and the presentation was nice. It had tissue paper around the tie which was nice. The tie was protected and it was in a protective bag so it did not get damaged. I was going to save this tie for Christmas but my dad found it and he was very excited about the tie. He s…

Baby Ankees

I  love coming across new site with items that I would never think of. I came across a site called Innovative Mommas and they have a product called Baby Ankees. I know this product would be very helpful to a lot of mothers out there and it one of those products that you think why did I not think of that.  What is Baby Ankees you ask? They are little bands that go around the bottom of your child's sleeper. This helps keep your baby's feet stay in the feet part and not slide everywhere. For example have you noticed when your child crawls that it is difficult due to the sleeper this helps them so they can move easier.  Emily really liked these and we also found other ways to use these and just not what they are supposed to be used for. When my daughter wears a sleeper at times she does have trouble walking in them because they get all bunched up. I tried these Baby Ankees and they seemed to fit just right and helped prevent them from moving. Which was a great thing for us. Also my …


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I was very excited to be able to review the Perplexus game for the holidays. My original intent was to give this to my son for Christmas. Well that plan did not work at all. It seems like this game in my household is not a one person game it a household game that everyone seems to want to play. What is a Perplexus you ask? Perplexus is a 3D Original Maze that has different mazes that you can try. This game is recommended for ages 6 and up but my four year old is pretty good at it and he seems to enjoy it a lot. 

I first want to say what I like about the Perplexus is that you can not lose any parts to this game. Sometimes that is an issue with my four year old. I can let him play with this toy unattended and it will keep him occupied and I do not have to worry about him misplacing pieces to the game. Another great plus to this is game is when you are traveling in the care it would be a great game for the ride. It can be transported really easy with no issues. I actually had take a smal…

Lex Cosmetics

I was very lucky to able to review a nail polish from LEX cosmetics. I chose to review Tuilleries which is a light pink color with sliver and red glass fleck  glitter and their is orange, silver and purple medium sized metallic hex glitter. I really like that and unique to have in your nail polish. It gives it a little extra. What I want to share with you about this company is that LEX cosmetics make products that the customers are interested in which is great. I like when companies try to provide us with product that we want and are interested in. What was really different about this site is that you can send a picture of inspiration and description or story. Than you can vote on which nail polish you would like them to carry. I like how they involve the customers that is always nice. Another great fact about this site is that every nail polish that is sold a portion of that sale goes to a charity. Each nail polish goes to different charities. I really admire their company for that. I…


The line of Terri Michele Fragrances is the inspiration of Michele Kaplan. Michele Kaplan had a very sensitive nose when it came to perfumes. She found a signature scent which is light and clean, yet lasting and was an ever present challenge in a sea of similar, trendy fragrance. 

This was a great perfume and I enjoyed the smell of Shenandoah. I received a two week worth of samples to try. When the samples arrived they came in little boxes and they where very pretty. I really loved how they where packaged. I really enjoyed the smell and I have received a lot of complements while wearing it. I also like how the perfume was a long lasting and did not fade right away. You do not have to re apply after a few hours which is nice. It is not a over powering fragrance which is great for me sometimes it overpowers me. Also I am also very happy that it also does not irritate my skin sometimes that happens with perfumes and this one does not. Which is great. They also have this fragrance in perfu…


When you thinking about the perfect holiday gift you think photo gifts. I usually always give my parents photo gifts of the kids and how can you go wrong? This would be great gifts for parents, grandparents, husband, wife, sometimes even your children. This is a great gift and it comes from the heart. 

This year I tried for my photo needs this year. They have some unique gifts that i have not seen offered on other sites. Items that Mailpix offer a variety of different gifts such as cards, picture prints, photo books, brag books, aprons, ornaments, cutting boards, coffee mugs, and so much more. What I like about the mailpix that it has a feature where you can connect our facebook and load your pictures straight from your facebook. Great feature. 

I got to review several product from mailpix. I really enjoyed their snowflake ornaments they where very nice. I ordered four of them. I have two kids so I order a set for me and a set for their grandparents. I also really liked the …

Football Grill Topper Review

I do not know about your family but we have some family members that are huge college sport fans. I know some even tailgate. I have a great holiday present for those family members who love sports. They are Football Grill Toppers and this would be great if you are having friends over to watch any kind of sport game. 

I love to watch Michigan State football they are my favorite team and I do tend to have parties and like to share my spirit of Michigan State. Usually we snack during the came and we cook out hamburgers and hotdogs at our parties. I was sent a two grill toppers with the logo of Michigan State on it. This will go great with the parties that we have during the season. 

I was sent one hotdog topper and hamburger or other meat topper and these are very easy to use. What you do is put these grill toppers on your grill and then preheat the grill to the highest setting. After preheating the grill place on the meat on the image logo for about 90-120 seconds. This is putting the ima…

Binky Spritz

I have a great product that I was able to review and this would help a lot of mommies out there will small children or new expectant mothers. I know when my daughter drops her sippy cups on the floor i freak out and I always want to wash it but always able to. I found this great product call Binky Spritz is a much have to anyone who has baby's or small children. When something falls on the ground like pacifiers and sippy cups and what ever else you can think of I grab Bink Spritz and it sanitizes it so i do not have to worry about my daughter and germs.  

I know moms what your thinking is Bink Spritz safe? Yes it is made to be safe to swallow and it also made from natural ingredients and alcohol free so no worries. Plus this is non toxic and there is absolutely no sugar added which is fantastic. This flavor of the Bink Spritz is a citrus flavor and it taste ok and how do I know you ask? I have tried it. 

This would also be great and small enough to keep a bottle in your purse for em…


Today my son was very excited that he got mail today. We received Loopeez in the mail today. What is Loopeez you ask? Loopeez make tying shoes easier for your little ones. This is a great idea because I wanted to start this but did not know where to start. We received camo pair of Loopeez for my sons shoes. My son is four years old and about to turn five soon. I know he wants to tie his shoes but he does gets frustrated easy.

Here is how you use the Loopeez 

First you cross laces and pull

Second Place Loopeez on the twist

Third push shoelace through hole to form a loop, repeat with the other lace

Fourth cross loops over

Five Make a bow pull lightly

I had my son try to tie shoes without the loopeez at first and he could not. When he was using the Loopeez he got to about step three. Although he can not do it right away it does not mean the product does not work because it does. Although some parents do not realize it take time and patience. I see my son wanting to try more with the Loopeez and…

SKOY clothes

I received one pack of SKOY cloths to review. I was very excited because we know that a four year old and a two year old can make a lot of messes. I wanted to see if the SKOY cloths could handle my kids messes. The SKOY cloth is a thin cloth so in my opinion I thought your kidding right this will not work. 

I wanted to test these cloths so I got one of them completely wet. When they are dry they are a hard cloth and not flexible. Of course when you get this cloth wet it becomes more flexible and easier to use. The SKOY is not a one time use cloth if you were wondering it is a reusable cloth. Which is nice because this can save you money of course. A normal sponge can reak due to cleaning up messes and bread bacteria. When you use a Skoy you can put it in the wash and dryer, put it in the microwave to kill the bacteria, or dishwasher. I love this option because this will kill the bacteria from the cloth and be safe to use again. I like how the SKOY cloth can absorb more water than you t…

Bare Body Soap

When it comes to the holiday times. My family members love lotions, soaps anything you can imagine. Well I was very excited that I was able to try a couple of bars from Bare Body Soaps Organics. Rosanne Muncy is the creator of Bare Body Soaps. Her goal was to minimize the toxin her family where exposed to. Roxanne Muncy started to make organic soap to provide high-quality soap for her family. Also her organic soaps are non toxic skin care. Bare Body Soaps are handcrafted and affordable. Also they are made with certified organic oils, essentials oils and botanicals to produce vegan and cruelty-free soaps. 
I received to bars of Bare Body soap to review. I want to start with when I received the package. It came in a nice bubble padded envelope. What I really liked about the packing was that both soaps where in brown little box. Why I wanted to point this out because their where times when I received soap similar to this with no protecting or no covering  at all. I really like how the pro…

Feral Watches for the Wild

We create fun and feminine timepieces that will add structure to your wild side- by keeping you punctual, you free spirit, you! Launched: Nov 12, 2012 Funding ends: Dec 12, 2012 Remind Me Introducing Feral Watches
feral [feer-uh l, fer-]                                                              
1. an organism that has changed from being domesticated to being wild or untamed                                                                                                             2. watches for the wild
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Feral Watches has been wrapping wrists since I lived on the North Shore of Hawaii. Inspired by sandy toes, salty hair, and sun kissed faces, our collection of fun and feminine timepieces will add structure to your wild side- by keeping you punctual, you free spirit, you!

Here at Feral Watches, we want you to find a watch that suits you and your unique personality. Each watch is designed carefully with you in mind to reflect personal style. We…


When I pour my self a drink or my children I usually pour it in a class and pop a straw in the glass. When I heard that straws contain toxins in them I wanted to see what my other options are. My daughter has a illness so now I am more cautious about things now. I came across a wonderful site called GlassDharma that makes glass straws. There company makes all shapes and size of straws. They also make straws that have colorful glass pieces that are attached to the glass straw. Let me tell you they look amazing.

A little about the company. GlassDharma was found by David Leonhardt. David Leonhart has been a glassblower for over 15 years. David Leonhart started working for a local glass shop in town and he noticed that the owner of the shop had glass drinking straw that where for sale. He immediately recognized that here was a partial solution to our plastics problem. Now granted there a lot more plastic in the world than drinking straws, but bear with me a minute and let me put things in …

Finding Nemo 3D coming out 12/4

Guess what is coming out next Tuesday? Finding Nemo 3D. This would be a great dvd to pick up for the holidays. I know my son just loved this movie. Great stocking stuffers. Next Tuesday (12/4), get ready to dive into the fabulous underwater world of Marlin, Dori and Nemo as Disney/Pixar's FINDING NEMO 3D is released for the very first time on Blu-ray hi-def, Blu-ray 3D, DVD and Digital platforms! In anticipation of this fin-tastic release, we're sharing some fun Nemo puzzlers. Make sure you go and stop and get this wonderful DVD for your child for Christmas.

Galilee Silk Scarve

I was very lucky to able to review review a beautiful hand painted scarf from Israel. Galilee Silks is located in the northern part of Israel. Although they do have distribution center in the United States. 

When I received the hand painted silk it was beautiful. I kept looking at it and admiring the beautiful colors. I really enjoyed the blue and green colors went very well together. I will definitely say that the craftsmanship is amazing. I still can not get over the fact that someone actually hand painted this. Which when you order this product you will always know that you will have and original and yours will not be like anyone else. I actually had a baptism this weekend for my daughter and I had this outfit that need just a little extra to go with it. I actually wore this beautiful scarf to go with it and let me tell you. I had so many compliments and everyone asked where I got it from. The only thing that I was afraid of that something would happen to it and I would be upset. Ot…

Amy Adele

Amy Adele offers a great selection of stationery, invitations and gifts using whimsical designs and they also have personalization options. They have high quality items and they would make great Christmas gifts. I really enjoyed their customer service they where nice and easy to work with and very prompt. I was given the opportunity to select and item from Amy Adele store. Let me tell you there where to many choices to chose from and I wanted to try all of their items. Although I came across the the t shirt and came across a ballet shoes on it. Also they offered if I wanted to put a name on it so I put my daughter name on the shirt. 
I had to chose the items on the site and the navigation on the site was easy. I found everything that I needed to find. When I wanted to place my order for the shirt I wanted to review it was easy. By easy I mean I clicked on the picture and it showed me sizes that I could chose. I chose the size and put in the cart.
When the package arrived it was package …

USAopoly Games

You know I love games and I love having family night with my children. I enjoy adding new games to our games shelves. I found a great company with amazing different games. USAopoly have a variety of different games such as Monopoly, Jenga, Candy Land, Checkers, Yatzee, Cranium, Operation, Sync up, Trivial Pursuit, Clue, Memory Challenge, Risk, Telestrations, Scrabble and the game of life. 

These seem like just ordinary game but at USAopoly the spruce them up and add your favorite college team or characters. For example they have some games with Sonic, Hello Kitty, Mario Brothers, South Park, Spiderman, Rudolph, Charlie Brown and many more. There are to many to list but there are a lot of favorites and something for everyone. 

I was lucky to be able to review to games from USAopoly and they where Hello Kitty Yahtzee and Rudolph memory game.  The first game that I reviewed was Hello Kitty game and my children really enjoy it. If you have a daughter or grand child who loves Hello Kitty thi…


Pop in Kins is a great gift for your children for the holiday season. There is no other gift like this. I received a Christopher Pop in Kins which is very unique. It came with the story and the Christopher Elf. Pop in Kins was founded as "Imaginative" in 1985 by Pop In Kins creator Flora Johnson. 

I am looking for a new tradition with my children this year and now I found it with Christopher Pop in Kins. This is my sons new favorite Christmas book and he absolutely want it read every night before he goes to bed and he has to have the elf sitting on his dresser to hear the story also. I also find him playing with Christopher the elf everyday also. Him and his sister play with him constantly and have not lost interest with him. This is a great book not only my kids loved it, I found out that I really enjoyed it also.

If you are looking to start a new tradition this year and if you have kids. I would highly recommending investing in this. You can do so much with the elf doll and …