Picture Keeper Review

The perfect solution for preserving your priceless memories A few years ago, I got a frantic call from a friend who wanted me to come take pictures of her son immediately.  It turned out her computer had crashed and with it was the first 3 months of her newborn son’s life.  Of course, she had … Read more

JJ Cole Essentials Travel Blanket

With fireworks mere days away, you’re probably thinking blankets.  If not, then you should be.  Specifically, you should be thinking about J.J. Cole’s Essentials Travel Blanket for the holiday and beyond.  This is the Blanket for claiming your territory at your favorite park or fireworks display and celebrating the Fourth in style.  What do you … Read more

Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot – What Are Your Ways to Beat the Heat?

Summer is officially here, and with it comes record breaking temperatures for our friends in the South.  As nice as that sounds for all of us Seattle-ites who spent the past week couped up watching the rain fall, our hospitable Southerner friends would gladly share a bit of their rays with us if it meant … Read more

Roku Digital Video Player – Top Pick for Father’s Day

"For On-Demand Movies at Plan-Ahead Prices" We might have been the last family in our town to get a Netflix account. For years we were harassed by well-meaning friends and family members touting how great the Netflix service was. And, I’ll admit it sounded great, but I just couldn’t get past the monthly invoice whether … Read more

Julbo Sunglasses for Hiking, Biking and More

For a more beautiful and active world   Have you ever put on a pair of sunglasses and the world just looked better?  The grass was greener, the sky was more blue, and everything was more vibrant and saturated.  That is the Julbo trademark and why I am raving about their full line of active … Read more

Phil&Teds MeToo Portable Highchair

For when parents need to be portable I’ll admit it, I didn’t think we needed a portable highchair for baby.  Most restaurants we go to have loaners that they start offering you as soon as you walk in, so I just assumed we would use theirs when we dined.  Hubby was insistent and embarked on … Read more

Belly Fish Nursing Pillow and Cover

Belly Fish Nursing Pillow and Cover by Dominic Carter, Inc. There are three types of nursing mothers: those who are over shirt, those who are under shirt, and those who let it all hang out.  My research into nursing products makes absolutely no mention of these three distinctions as if all mothers nurse their babies … Read more

The First Years Breastfeeding Wrap

emember those cheap Halloween costumes you used to wear when you were a kid? I think these wraps are made out of leftover costume remnants from 1985. But, looks and texture aside, I went forth with my plan to test it out and report back.

Beep Beep Slings

Beep Beep Slings I just love babywearing.  One might call me addicted.  I seriously can’t think of anything better than snuggling your baby while you run errands, take a walk, or just get things done at home.  And, luckily for me, baby completely agrees.  Since baby was just days old I have been slinging her … Read more