Reviews

Have you seen these adorable printable Christmas cones? I found them on Pinterest and my kids LOVE them. They’ve each colored themselves an entire Christmas village. The cones are available pre-colored or black and white to color in yourself. I really like that you can print them either way – pre-colored is perfect for easy Christmas ornaments, […]

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This is a lovely Chando Ornament diffuser made from high quality porcelain to emit the scent of your choice into whatever space you wish. It’s beautiful to look at and a very effective way to brighten up the scent in your home, car, or office. “The art and techniques of sculpting porcelain have been in […]

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“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for AVEENO® Eczema Therapy. I received product samples as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Fall and winter in the dry, desert state of Utah usually brings on the crocodile skin for me. There are a lot of things I dislike […]

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Playskool. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I don’t know how you feel, but for me, going out with my kids can be completely exhausting. I like to be busy and out […]

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“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for the TB Blood Test. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” I certainly am grateful for modern medicine helping me keep my little ones healthy and well, but truthfully? Going to the doctor is one of my least favorite […]

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My last favorite Smart Kids toy is actually one of my favorite single player game brands called SMART GAMES – it’s a good name because the games really are so great for helping kids increase logic, critical thinking, and problem solving skills. The games are all a battle of wits and there is usually more than one solution to each […]

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Does this look like a Smart Kid to you? He does to me! And it’s great toys like the SMARTMAX Build XXL set that has helped him and his two older brothers become that way – lots of exploring, playing, building, engineering, and problem solving, all done completely on their own through play. The SmartMax Build XXL set comes […]

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I have SMART TOY 2015 #2 to share with you today……………it’s………. MAGFORMERS! Magformers are one of our all-time favorite smart toys for lots of reasons. First of all, if you haven’t heard of or played with Magformers before, let me explain what they are and why they’re so awesome. Magformers are Colorful Easy to use […]

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Over the years we have reviewed some pretty fun toys and we’re at it again for a big Back-to-School Smart Toys Series! This year I have a third and first grader and I wanted to find some smart toys to help us improve spatial awareness and dimension familiarity, learn shapes, experiment with principles of “engineering,” […]

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After a long, full, busy, fun-filled summer I am READY for the predictable, comfortable, and calm routines of fall and heading back to school. I’m ready for earlier bedtimes, calmer evening time together, and more regular, planned, and healthy mid-day meals for my kids. During summer all our routines went out the window, including eating […]

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