Monthly Archives: December 2014

Keep Them Busy Past New Year’s

Keep Them Busy Past New Year’s

You have exactly 5 days left until Christmas. Panicking yet? Take a breath and realize that means you can still order something from Amazon in the next day or two and get it in time to put under the tree. But let’s take a step back in ...
A Cube for All of Your Photos

A Cube for All of Your Photos

One of the best gifts we ever gave to my grandmother was a photo frame. This would have been at least ten years ago, and it dialed out every night to the internet and downloaded any photos that were saved on the server for her. Each of us g ...
Behind the Scenes with Dr Pepper Snapple

Behind the Scenes with Dr Pepper Snapple

Life is dynamic. Opinions and attitudes evolve. Things are liked, then disliked. Policies and procedures are amended. Technology and innovation change the way we work and play. We all know these as trends. I feel incredibly fortunate to be ...
Gadget Ideas at Your Local Best Buy

Gadget Ideas at Your Local Best Buy

We know it’s difficult coming up with ideas for what to get people (or yourself) as a holiday gift. At this time of year, hinting is totally allowed. If you (or your recipients) are gadget lovers, chances are a trip to your local Best ...
Five Quick Striped and Marbled Cookies

Five Quick Striped and Marbled Cookies

Exactly a year ago, I featured a really simple holiday recipe appropriately titled “Baked Goods for a Beginner” that is easy to make but presents very nicely. We occasionally feature fun recipes here, like Corn Dog Sushi and Pla ...
A Tropical Breeze in Your Office

A Tropical Breeze in Your Office

I know it’s December and probably the last thing you’re thinking of is cooling off. Most of you are probably wrapped in a blanket or sweater sipping a hot drink. Same here, it’s cold out! But we all know some of the best d ...
Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (PRIVO)

Highlights: ChiTAG 2014 (PRIVO)

ChiTAGFair is always a fun experience for our entire family but last year we took a different spin and let our young correspondents interview inventors and company representatives. Because they enjoyed it so much (and everyone else thought ...
Coordinate Teams in a Snap

Coordinate Teams in a Snap

You don’t have to be a parent to understand the strains that come along with belonging to a group or a team. Even in a digital age, communication seems to be the weak link in an organization. Sports events get cancelled due to incleme ...
Bringing the Guardians Home

Bringing the Guardians Home

By any chance did you see or hear about the list of upcoming movies involving the Marvel Universe? There are a LOT of them scheduled all the way into 2019 and most hinge on a prior movie. In other words, several are sequels. We’ll be ...
Getting Work Done on the Go

Getting Work Done on the Go

Things have been pretty busy lately both online and offline. The kids are involved in a lot of activities, SahmReviews is expanding and receiving multiple requests to review products, to attend media events, to participate in research studi ...