Category Archives: Product Reviews

Friday Favorites: February 23

It’s been awhile since we’ve shared a Friday Favorites post, but too many good things have crossed our paths and it’s time we start sharing them again!

Friday Favorites: February 23

Eclipse Curtains

November 2016 was pretty scary for us – our ‘lil Ava had an incident with blind cords. When it happened, we removed the blinds and opted to just have some blackout curtains in their room. Now that the spring weather is almost back and the sun is coming up earlier, we’re finding that it’s a real blessing. keep reading

Backyard Chickens: 3 Best New Chicken Books for 2018

Fact or Poop – you can tell this mama lives with four kids, because when I saw this title of a book to help with raising backyard chickens, I couldn’t help but giggle! While we aren’t {{YET}} allowed to raise chickens, our good friends happen to have a popular chicken business, so I was excited to come across this giveaway hosted by Mom Blog Society. Good luck! keep reading

CharMinis Deluxe Jewelry Studio

Arianna was extremely excited to give CharMinis Deluxe Jewelry Studio a try while the kids had some snow days this week. She is our creative kid, so giving her the opportunity to make her own jewelry was pretty cool.

CharMinis Deluxe Jewelry Studio

If your child loves creating their own jewelry pieces, the CharMinis Deluxe Jewelry Studio is a great set for them. The one we got to test out was “Sweet Treats” but there are other themes (like “Fashion Icons”). Each kit has over 100 pieces for making colorful sparkling charms. keep reading

Gym Wear for the Active Parent

In order to keep up with the ‘lil Burghers, the mama behind this site has to have gym wear that keeps up with her workouts. I was introduced to a solution through Arctic Cool.

Gym Wear for the Active Parent

Launched in 2016, Arctic Cool is a line of athletic wear. It is the fastest growing apparel company that incorporates cooling technology into its apparel. This clothing line is powered by HydroFreeze X, a fiber-based, cooling management system. HydroFreeze X moves moisture away from the skin and lowers the temperature of the fabric so you can keep active and keep cool. keep reading

Pittsburgh’s Original Makerspace (A Giveaway!)

// Anyone else proud of their ‘lil makers for all the building they’ve been doing with the blocks and bricks they got over the holidays? Or do you find yourself wishing you wouldn’t step on them with every move? If your living room looks like Pittsburgh’s original makerspace (Snapology), trust me, that’s a good thing! keep reading

TurnGram: A Great Way to Remember

This post is a partnership between our blog and US Family Guide. They provided me with information on TurnGram as well as a free trial of the service in exchange for my opinions here in this post.

Raise your hand if you are one of the few people who still print photos. Ok, now are those photos from your phone? And how often do you find yourself doing it? Let me clue you in – I might have been a scrapbooker in the past, but the days of me printing off photos have long passed. That doesn’t mean that I’m not wishing I still did, though! keep reading

Holiday Gift Guide: What to Get When You Forgot

The holidays have come and gone, but as you start into 2018, maybe there is someone you forgot to gift and totally meant to. As a busy mom, I get that! There were a few items that I crossed paths with recently which just might fall into the that’s perfect for my friend ___ category or else just work with where you are in your start to the new year. Enjoy! keep reading