Monthly Archives: November 2014

Pairs That Belong Together

Pairs That Belong Together

Say the first thing you think of when you read the following words: Salt. Peanut Butter. Shampoo. Batman. Bert. Chances are you answered Pepper, Jelly, Conditioner, Robin and Ernie. Some things just belong together, don’t they? Novemb ...
Another Tool in the Beauty Arsenal

Another Tool in the Beauty Arsenal

Each day I look in the mirror and I smile. Unless I’ve been looking at photos of a 20-year-old me, then I’m usually happy with the person staring back at me in the mirror. By exercising, eating right (when I try) and developing ...
The Art of Getting The Perfect Selfie

The Art of Getting The Perfect Selfie

Earlier this year while attending the Disney Social Media Moms On the Road event, I realized that during three years at the DSMMs conference, I had never gotten a picture of myself with Gary Buchanan, Disney’s Social Media Managing Ed ...
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Today we take some extra time to spend with our families and friends, to show them we are thankful for what life has brought us and has yet to bring us. We hope you are enjoying today with your loved ones wherever you are reading this. Have ...
Santa’s Got a Brand New Bag

Santa’s Got a Brand New Bag

One of the great things about attending the annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair is we get to see a huge amount of games that are newly released, haven’t been made yet or the inventor is there looking to strike a deal with a publisher. ...

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (Leslie Scott)

This past weekend was our annual trip to the Chicago Toy and Game Fair. On Friday night at the Tagie Awards, I had the opportunity to sit with Leslie Scott, inventor of Jenga and her family.They are so charming and I had a wonderful time ch ...
My Skin Clearly Loves This System

My Skin Clearly Loves This System

Normally I spend my days sitting in front of a screen or hiding behind a camera. While I care about my appearance, I don’t worry about going overboard. Last week was kind of unique for me because I was in front of more people in one w ...
Thrift Treasure: Brick by Brick

Thrift Treasure: Brick by Brick

Over the past few months we have discovered a completely different genre of game, the single-player puzzle. We’ve already told you about a company that specializes in this field and their captivating games for all ages. ThinkFun’ ...
Things You Thought You’d Never Do

Things You Thought You’d Never Do

Among the different genres of games we’ve encountered this year is one that is hard to put a name on. “Silly Games” seems too child-like and they don’t really fit into a traditional “Party Games” category ...
Gear Up for a Healthy New You

Gear Up for a Healthy New You

It was Halloween day before I went shopping for trick-or-treat candy. Why? Because I didn’t need a bunch of bags of candy in the house calling my name. If you are anything like me, the timeframe from mid October to mid January is trou ...