Release your Inner-Nerd: Awesome Gadgets and Apps to Satisfy the Minds of Science and Weather Geeks

It’s difficult to find gifts people will like. It’s awkward to both give and get that which we don’t want. Sure, it’s the thought that counts but you can’t count the number of times you’ve seen flashes of disappointment. My husband always says I'm so hard to shop for. I'm not shy about my interests, and I blatantly point out things I want all the time. For instance, I'm a weather geek, so much so that family and friends watch the weather report then call me to see if I agree! Here are a few apps, gadgets, and tools that make great gifts for weather lovers like myself! Release your … [Read more...]

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Giftry Is the All-in-One Wishlist Solution

When holidays, birthdays, and special occasions arrive do you often find yourself returning gifts you don't need or like? Do you have a hard time finding gifts for a certain person that's hard to shop for? Wish lists make it easier to show your friends and family items you really want, and most shopping websites have the option to create a wishlist. While the option to create a wishlist is great this often means you have to compile many wishlists across different websites to share. Wouldn't it be easier if you could add items from any website into one wishlist and share it with your … [Read more...]

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Meet The World’s First Smart Fragrance Dispenser

I have an obsession with fragrances. I want my home to smell inviting when you walk in the door. I've tried so many different types of air fresheners, and I can't really say I've fallen in love with any of them. Automatic battery operated dispensers work well until the batteries die, but I'm not a fan of constantly changing batteries. You wouldn't believe how many toys, remotes, etc, have found a home in the closet because I continuously forget to purchase batteries. Candles and wax melts might smell nice, but both can create hazards. We had to make an impromptu vet visit a few years … [Read more...]

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Caught in the Act with the Guardzilla All-in-One Security System

I received compensation and a free Guardzilla All-in-One Security Protection system  in exchange for a product review. All opinions on the product are my own. I was offered the opportunity to test the new Guardzilla All-in-One Security Protection system, and I immediately thought this could be a great product for our family. Not only can I place the camera in any room of our house and monitor our girls via my Android smartphone, but the Guardzilla is a cost effective home security system for someone on a tight budget like me. The Guardzilla system launched on January 18, 2015, and is … [Read more...]

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Smartphone Safety for Kids #MC

I participated in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Zact. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating Like so many others, my daughter wants a smartphone for Christmas. I’m worried about smartphone safety, especially who she calls and what she sees online though. There’s a no-contract service, Zact that allows me to control that plus the amount of time spent on the phone and the amount of texts she sends and receives, among other things. Parental Controls with Zact from Zact Mobile on Vimeo. You only pay for the services you use and it will … [Read more...]

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