Like everyone else, I binged the the Queen's Gambit on Netflix in just a few short days and absolutely loved it. I found myself thinking about the story for days after - I even tried to evoke a little Beth Harmon strategy in my tennis game for awhile after having watched.I remember my Dad teaching me how to play chess as a kid and I was thinking … [Read more...]

Full disclosure: this Passback football arrived in the mail, I opened it up and my first thought was, "what happened to this football?"I called Cole over and he immediately was like MOM. This is the coolest thing ever, how do you not know what this is for? And then he showed me how completely ingenious this football is. It's designed for tossing … [Read more...]

Before we give 2020 a huge goodbye party, there are still a few holidays left to celebrate. As everyone keeps saying, "The holidays will be different this year", but that doesn't mean we still can't shower our loved ones with gifts! And through online ordering and shipping, you can do it all from your couch. I am actually really excited this … [Read more...]

It's that time of year again! The holidays are right around the corner and we have your guide to some of the hottest new toys this season! Here is our break down of some of the best toys and games we've tried this year. TINY LOVE 4-in-1 ACTIVITY CENTER We just loved this activity center from Tiny Love! The best thing about it was that … [Read more...]

cookbook candles apron calendar books - coffee table, inspirational, good reads scarf Ipad spa gift certificate - massage, manicure/pedicure, meditation flower vase mugs/teacups … [Read more...]

Top-secret missions. Cool gadgets. Hidden identities. The appeal of the spy is hard for kids to resist. This holiday season you can get your spy-in-training the key gear with these cool gadgets from Spy Gear. Spike Mic Launcher Whether it’s what your older brother is saying on the phone or what mom and dad are talking about in the living … [Read more...]

Besides being an awesome day of buying holiday presents at great discounts last Cyber Monday, it was also a fun day for me because I got to go and hang out with some of my local Philly bloggy buddies at the Cyber Chic luncheon sponsored by LandsEnd.com.  They had some fabulous products featured for the holidays that I am excited about!  Check it … [Read more...]

With three boys in the house, my family spends lots of time in the great outdoors. From hiking and camping to surfing and snowboarding, I love how being outdoors keeps my boys active, exploring, learning and pushing themselves. These activities, however, are always easier when we have the right gear. Here are some of my favorite holiday picks for … [Read more...]

We're big fans of LeapFrog around here, and they have lots of fun, new products for the holidays. First up is the newly updated LeapPad 2. This award-winning, kid-friendly tablet was first released in 2011, but has been improved and updated for 2012 with lots of new features and content. - a hi-resolution front and rear camera and video recorder … [Read more...]

Congratulations to our giveaway winners - Cari, Sonya and Tabitha! ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I love the look on my kids' faces when they see something with wheels under the tree. Here are my picks for some great ride-on toys for every age - and 3 great giveaways … [Read more...]