Real Tools for Kids from Red Toolbox: Father’s Day Pick

Get Out and PLAY Event – Day 17 When I first found out I was pregnant, all I could think about was little itty bitty cuteness.  But, while I was dreaming of small clothing and even tinier shoes and accessories, my husband was looking much further ahead.  He had already set his heart on road … Read more

SmartLab Toys Art and Education Kits

A girl after my own heart, my daughter likes nothing better than a good art project.  Close second on her list of loves would be jewelry, so of course I was excited when I heard about the Snap Fashion Jewelry Studio from Smart Lab that would allow us to easily create our own custom rings, … Read more

Classic Treasury of Childhood Wonders

Being from the Pacific Northwest means that many spring days are spent inside waiting for the rain to pass.  Although I would have plenty to keep me busy should I be rained in for the week, kids and toddlers are another story entirely.  For them, the best way to spend an indoor day is to … Read more

Dremel Cordless Multi-Max Oscillating Kit

I resolve to… get my husband the tools to tackle household repairs My husband is a Dremel guy through and through and has been known to use a Dremel for work, household repairs, and even for helping me with craft projects.  In fact, when I first met him he was only 18 years old, but … Read more

DYMO LabelWriter 450 Twin Turbo Professional Label Maker

I resolve to… streamline my office Even a casual reader of this site knows how excited we get about organization.  And, if you saw our daily comings and goings you would completely understand why.  Like most parents, we are extremely busy with two small kids, work, a blog, and very busy social lives.  So, whether … Read more

Mixbook Custom Photo Book

Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide: Day 32 If you haven’t created your own photo book yet, now is the perfect time to give it a shot.  I recently found Mixbook and was so excited to see that it solved all of my reservations I had had about photobook software in the past.  I got to create … Read more

ThinkGeek for Hard-to-Buy-For Teens

Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide: Day 25 No one wants to open presents on Christmas and find the same old boring presents that you’ve seen a million times.  I remember one year when I was a teenager that I opened up the exact same present from three different people, which was, coincidentally, a present most of … Read more

Professor Kobré’s Lightscoop for Flattering Holiday Photos

Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide: Day 24 Anyone who knows my family knows that we love to take pictures.  With photographers on both sides of my family tree, I’ve seen {and owned} my share of gear throughout the years, especially during my years getting my fine arts degree in photography.  While I now know how to … Read more

Yudu Screen Printing Machine by Provo Craft

A few years ago I was lucky enough to see some professional screen printers in action.  I was surprised at the overall simplicity of the process, but also quite impressed with just how cool it all was.  As years of brilliant shirt design ideas came crashing back into my brain, I decided then and there … Read more