Category Archives: Shopping & Product Reviews

Zoomer Dino Is A Fun Interactive Toy

Zoomer Dino Is A Fun Interactive Toy

What kid doesn’t love a fun, interactive toy? Whether your kid is embracing his inner geek or is fascinated by dinosaurs or the excitement of an interactive toy, the Zoomer Dino is an excellent gift idea. A big thanks goes out to Spin Master for sending me one of these super fun toys to try…

Lands’ End Makes Back To School Shopping A Breeze

Z.E.N. in his uniform.  We always get his navy pants from Land

Shopping for school clothes and supplies can easily turn into a nightmare. While I love it that the kids are going back to school, I don’t love the shopping part. I can’t stand crowds and long lines at the stores so I tend to shop really early when it comes to school supplies, and for…

Trying Out The New #AmazonCart Technology

My very first purchase from Amazon.com back in 2000

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias #cbias. Anyone who knows me has heard me babble on and on about how much I love Amazon.com. In fact, I am always amazed and in disbelief when someone…

The Subscription Box Craze

Subscription Gift Box

Subscription boxes seem to be all the rage these days. It seems like I’m hearing about a new one popping up just about every single week. This has left me very curious and anxious to try them. So what exactly is a subscription service? Basically, subscribers are sent a box of products every month for…

I Had a Ball at the Duane Reade Big Game Experience

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Did you know that Sunday’s Big Game that was held in New Jersey was the first-ever outdoor championship game in a cold city? As you can imagine, there were a whirlwind of Big Game football activities in and around the New York City area such as the Duane Reade Big Game Experience. While I’m not…

The New 2013 Hess Truck

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One of our holiday traditions is waiting with baited breath to see the new Hess toy truck set. A tradition in many parts of the U.S., these trucks change each year and always offer a great play experience along with their collectability. Z.E.N. absolutely loves Hess Trucks. I love them too because they are quite…

Gift Ideas For Young Readers

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National Geographic is one of the best known names in exploration and discovery. We are big fans of National Geographic and love their books because they are both entertaining and educational. Here are a few that we think will make great gifts for the young explorers on your list. This book from the Wild Tales…

Get Your Holiday Shopping Done Early With #KmartLayaway

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are 100% my own. You just can’t deny it; the holiday season’s countdown is on its way! Although most of us don’t start our holiday shopping, decorating and then celebrating until after the Thanksgiving, there’s some holiday “needs” that you need to…

Turn Your Child’s Artwork Into Jewelry With KidzCanDesign

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Do your children love to draw? Z.E.N. loves to draw, and he draws a lot! I love to display his drawings, but it seems like I’m now starting to run out of space. There’s no way I can display all of them, but I recently found a way to display his art work in a…

Enjoy the Luxury of Having a #PersonalShopper For Free

Retro Living Room and furniture

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, I am a Sears blogger, though all opinions are my own. When you look around your home, do you feel as though you have been left behind in the 20th century? Unfortunately, waiting around for the world to go retro does not work. Fortunately, a personal shopper can help…