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When a Sale Costs You More

When a Sale Costs You More

I can’t resist a bargain. Whether it’s an awesome board game picked up at the thrift store or an online discount shopping site, I love the thrill of the hunt – and the find! There have been times where I diligently collect ...
Philanthropic Friday: Fight Toxins

Philanthropic Friday: Fight Toxins

I’m not sure at what point things started to change but they did. My attitudes changed as did many of my actions. Maybe it was the result of living in Los Angeles; maybe it was when I became a mother. What changed? How I looked at the ...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Giveaway

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Giveaway

April showers bring… Prizes for someone! We’re excited to offer ANOTHER awesome giveaway today. As a parent, we’re always looking for innovative board games, apps and shows. Some are great for quality family time while oth ...
Streaming STEM and Educational Shows

Streaming STEM and Educational Shows

We are fortunate to have daughters who are interested in learning about all kinds of science. In our school district, the kids have a dedicated science class starting in 3rd grade and it was something both our daughters counted down the day ...
Thrift Treasure:  Canasta Caliente

Thrift Treasure: Canasta Caliente

If I analyze the demographics of the people visiting our site, the vast majority are female and fall somewhere in the 20-55 age range. The game we found to play this week had a huge popularity explosion in the 1950’s, well before any ...
A Monster of a Coat – Literally!

A Monster of a Coat – Literally!

Part of the fun of being an online reviewer is we get to see a lot of products before they hit the market. Some may never make it due to a number of reasons. Then there are some that make you say, “Wow, I wish I had a part of that pro ...
The ‘Expanding’ Speakers from Kinivo

The ‘Expanding’ Speakers from Kinivo

There is no doubt we love our music. We carry a number of albums on our iPhones and iPads and use them regularly at the gym, running outside or while travelling. There are times where earphone won’t suffice, especially with two girls ...
Thrift Treasure:  Set

Thrift Treasure: Set

Wow. Just wow. That’s about all I can say about our latest Thrift Treasure, an unassuming card game called “Set”. A whole eighty-eight cents it set us back at the local Goodwill. And of all the finds we’ve touched on ...
Smiling: 21 Days Later

Smiling: 21 Days Later

There is no doubt that as an adult, I’m well aware of what is good for my health and what is not. Yet 21 days ago, I shared my concerns about oral hygiene then openly admitted my faults. Driven by a combination of exhaustion and lazin ...
Rethink Drug Interaction: Read the Label

Rethink Drug Interaction: Read the Label

Unless we are talking about debilitating cramps or a serious migraine, I’ve never been one to rely on medicine to help me through my aches and pains. Thankfully, I’m not one who suffers from chronic pain so I’m able to be a litt ...