A community of hip Moms; daily reviews on stylish products like diaper bags, strollers and clothes as well as popular message boards where our readers and Moms can chat. Also find Product reviews for trendy Moms & Dads, their children & pregnant moms.
The last couple of years, Prime Day has flopped a little. A lot of buzz for not much action, in our opinion. But this year, the promotion has seemed bigger than ever so we’re curious to see how the next two days pan out.
I thought we’d share an on going list of what we’re buying over here, or any good deals we see. If you score anything great, comment below and we’ll add it to the list!
In no particular order, and definitely pretty random:
Sheba Cat Food – It’s not every exciting that’s for sure, but I bought this. My cat loves it and this is almost 50% off what I pay in store!
Echo Dot – everyone already has one in our house, but at $22, if you don’t have one this is a great stocking stuffer or birthday gift. (Seriously, it’s not too early to think Christmas!)
Fire Stick – same deal with the Firestick. At $14.99 this is a great price to make your more TV than you’ll ever need in your life.
I’ll keep adding as I buy and see people sharing their finds over the next few days but be sure to share any cool deals you score with us so we can add them to the list. I’m holding out for some VR deals for the kiddos…
This summer, whether you and the family are taking a road trip, have a long airplane ride or are simply spending some time at the beach, personalized books from Wonderbly will help bring the adventure.
Each story allows kids to journey far beyond your destination, with captivating stories that transform them into little explorers. They can meet magical creatures, go on wondrous adventures and dream big all within the pages of a Wonderbly book. The personalization of each book also allows them to see themselves do truly extraordinary things, allowing them to be more engaged while reading.
The site was super easy to navigate and to order the books. The Where Are You? book is perfect for a road trip and comes with an option to order an activity book. I love that each page has a different adventure where you have a different adventure to find your character. We also order the Golden Ticket book where it customizes the book to you and another person. We chose Alex and Pop Pop for the book. There is also an option to make the book Scratch and Sniff. It smells sooooo good, like a chocolate factory! Reading the books was like going on an adventure. These are perfect for summer vacation or a unique gift for a special kid! Check out my full review on YouTube.
To purchase these fun and exciting books go to Wonderbly
If you love reading a good historical fiction book that teaches you about a little piece of history, then the Stolen Marriage is one for you this summer! I read this one at the pool in a day last week – I couldn’t put it down.
Besides being a good fiction story, I learned a bit about the polio epidemic in the US in the early 40s and loved learning about a small town that banded together to help the sick. And I just loved the characters and the storyline. Definitely a great beach read so check out the Stolen Marriage if you’re looking for something to add to your summer reading list.
Did you know all the things that your HSA will cover for you? A couple of years ago, I didn’t. We have a flex plan and I was diligently using it for co-pays and prescriptions until a pharmacist at CVS informed that I could be using it for so much more.
Lively, the modern HSA provider, sent out a handy list that I found really helpful. This had some items on it that I didn’t even think of! Summertime expenses can really add up, so how about using your tax-free money to get some of them? Why not if you can, right?
9 Items To Use Your HSA/FSA Money Towards:
2. Aloe Vera
3. Dermatology treatment and products
4. Prescription Sunglasses
5. Laser Eye Surgery
6. Allergy Tests
7. Allergy and Sinus Medication
8. Eye Drops
Itâ€™s never to early to think about Back to School shopping! Crayola has created Take Note! Pens, Highlighters, Permanent Pens and Dry Erase Marker that are in cool, vibrant colors! These would be great for college kids to use for notes, journals, and labeling dorm room items. I love them to keep my weekly schedule colorful and fun! Also they have vibrant colors for the white board such as neon pink, purple, and electric blue. Iâ€™m going to get them for my classroom so we have cool colors for the board. They even came up with erasable highlighters in pretty pastels.
Give notes, homework assignments, or any writing task a Take Note! transformation.
* Fun + functional = Take Note! writing instruments
* Updated technology makes writing tools cool
* Gel Pens: Write with quick dry, washable ink in bright and bold hues
* Erasable Highlighters: Highlight and underline with thick and thin lines, plus erase
Over father’s day weekend my family went to New Jersey to visit my Mom Mom, Pop Pop, Aunt, Uncle and cousins. It got a bit cool out so we all took a break from the pool. We weren’t sure what to do, so I pulled out a new game I just got, Stuff Happens. It said it was for 13 and up, so the little kids paired up with the older ones playing. We had the BEST time!!
The game is pretty simple. Everyone caught on really quick. Everyone is dealt 3 cards with a bad to miserable situation. Then one player reads a card with a misery index to the player to the right. Then you rank it based on how bad they really are. Is a 3rd degree sunburn better or worse than going bankrupt? Is it worse than dropping your phone in the toilet? Rank the card, and if the Misery Index agrees with you, you get to keep it. Correctly rank 10 cards and you win.
The best part about the game is that we played together, from 8-70 years old, and all had so many laughs. Some of the misery cards are hilarious! This is a perfect game for the summer around the pool or for a fun game night! You can purchase Stuff Happens for $19.99 at Walmart.https://www.walmart.com/ip/Stuff-Happens/961054793
School’s out and summer is finally here!!! For me that mean POOL TIME!!!! I love to swim play with my friends at pool. Every summer I do swim team. I have swim practice ever single day and swim meets Tuesday and Thursdays and sometimes Saturday. It keeps me really busy!
Today at the pool, my friends and I tried out some really cool new swim toys from SwimWays. They have a whole Little Mermaid collection. My favorite was The Little Mermaid Tail. It is different from other mermaid tails because you can separate the tail and use it like flippers or you can put it together. My friend, Eloise and I, tried out the kick board and goggles. We LOVED the goggles! They were super cute and fit really well. The kick board was fun, but I think it was a little small for us. It would be perfect for kids around 3-5 years old just learning to swim. My brother played with the dive toys and said they were AWESOME! They have Sebastian, Flounder and Ariel. It was so much fun to throw the toys into the pool and see who could get them the fastest! SwimWays always has great pool toys and I am so happy they now have them with The Little Mermaid! You can find the toys at Target or on Amazon and the fins at https://www.swimways.com/searchresults?Nr=product.active%3A1&Ntt=fins*&Nty=1&No=0&Nrpp=12&Rdm=672&searchType=simple&type=search
Go to my YouTube Chanel to watch us play with the toys and even see them underwater. My brother, Alex, took some great video underwater with the GoPro: https://youtu.be/9unkNgPlzPM
When it rains in the summer I get really bored! My swim practices get cancelled and I can’t go to the pool. Last time it rained I stayed home and played with these really cool toys from Horizon Group. They came out with these fun “food” toys that are gooey and messy and so fun. I tied the SlimGloop Hamburger SqueezWiches. It came with slime, foam beads and green glitter. I got to squish it all together and make it into a hamburger. Playing with slime was really satisfying. Then I opened up the Jiggle Digs. This one looked like a cupcake. It came with a digging tool and I got to dig throw the gel into I found the 2 little toys inside. These definitely kept me from being bored! They are great toys to play with on a rainy day (or when you want to trick your brother with a slime hamburger!). You can find all of these toys at Target! Go to my YouTube Channel for the full review:https://youtu.be/v-j8ZMvZBPQ
With Father’s Day right around the corner, we decided to look at some great new baby toys! These new toys from Tiny Love will keep baby happy and give Dad a bit of quiet time too! These would also be great ideas for a baby registry or shower gift.
I tested out and reviewed baby essentials from Tiny Love:
Gymini Deluxe:The adjustable arches found within the mat provides a perfect display at a baby shower.
Take Along Mobile:Attach to stroller or crib, the mobile toy comes with musical melodies for endless on-the-go entertainment to gift a new mom or baby.
Super Mat:The compact mat folds with ease and takes the stress out of packing for your little one.
These toys were easy to put together and so cute! I loved the animals theme and that it could be for a boy or girl. There are other great themes available such as Polar Wonder and Tiny Princess Tales. Go to Tiny Love for more information on all of their products: https://www.tinylove.com/en/products/
It’s never too early to start taking care of your skin. I’ve been playing a lot of soccer and tennis this spring, so that means lots of hot and sweaty days. My face has started to break out a little bit from all of the dirt and sweat. My mom and I thought it was time to start a skin care routine. Clean and Clear sent us some great products to try out! I love the Lemon Scented Face Wipes. For me this is perfect! I can throw them in my bag and wipe my face right after practice or game. They feel nice and cool on my face…really refreshing. They also sent some deep cleaning products that I can use in the shower at night. Thanks Clean and Clear for starting me on a great skin care routine!! Go to my YouTube Channel to see my full review! https://youtu.be/Wv4KyREzPSA
Inner Rainbow Project wants to create a world where every girl grows up confident and connected to her true self! My mom LOVES yoga and wants to show me how practicing yoga and learning about chakras can help me and young girls feel more confident about themselves and their bodies. Inner Rainbow Project has amazing products such as yoga cards, “mood rings” and Chakra Girl affirmation cards that are fun, empowering and that my mom and I can do together!