REVIEWS

Family Camping, Traveling and more!

Family Camping, Traveling and more!

This will be a real life-saver this year when we go on our camping trips! A campfire is always a certainty yet -- for us, at least -- being able to cook something delicious, nutritious, and properly over the fire is far from certain. So we're all excited about this...

Better Homes & Gardens Contoured Tension Pole Shower Caddy Review

Better Homes & Gardens Contoured Tension Pole Shower Caddy Review

I love our new home. We built it ourselves, as in with-our-own-two-hands, and so, many of the helpful details we remembered to include have been a daily bit of happiness to us all. Of course, there's a flip side to that, where the things we overlooked during building...

Tokyo Pop-Up Book: A Comic Adventure with Neko the Cat

Tokyo Pop-Up Book: A Comic Adventure with Neko the Cat

This is a fun story of a boy who is traveling to Japan with his pet cat, Neko. When he nods off, the cat takes a tour of famous Japanese sites. The book offers a lot of visual impact in it's 14 pages, teeming with hand-drawn comic-book-style illustrations which evoke...

10-Stage Shower Water Filter Review

10-Stage Shower Water Filter Review

We really like this shower head water filter. It was easy to install. Basically, you just unscrew the current shower head and screw on the filter between the pipe and the shower head. Some sealing tape is included, free, which you can wrap a few times around the...

Cosco Scenera Convertible Car Seat Review

We are all really happy with the Cosco - Scenera Convertible Car Seat. All car seats have to be safe, and this on certainly seems to be, especially with the professional racing harness style straps. Consumer Reports agreed,...

Martina’s Kitchen Mix Cookbook Review

Martina’s Kitchen Mix Cookbook Review

Fans of Martina McBride's music know how she loves to share the wonderful things in her life. It makes sense, then, that she is sharing some of her (equally wonderful) recipes with us in this beautiful book. The plentiful photography (with full page photos of each...

Safavieh Tranquility Spring Mattress Review

We got the Safavieh Dream Collection's Tranquility Spring Mattress in White and Navy and it's a really nice mattress. It arrives rolled up, so you have to cut it out of the bags it is rolled into. Then, it pops right out and...

73 Delicious Sushi Photos

73 Delicious Sushi Photos

Check out some amazing and delicious sushi ideas in the video below. Whether you love California roll, sashima, inari or any other sushi style, you'll find gorgeous displays of it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bjvp3LXvYpM&feature=youtu.be   Below are even more...

100 of the Cutest Cats and Kittens Ever!

100 of the Cutest Cats and Kittens Ever!

I hope you enjoy this video of adorable cats and kittens! There's pleasant music that plays throughout the video, so you may even want to set it up on your big screen tv for some fun and relaxation. Also, your cats may love to watch, too!  ...

TAMCO Toy Police Motorcycle Review

TAMCO Toy Police Motorcycle Review

Check out this super fun police motorcycle for kids! We show you exactly how to assemble it and our kids are loving it! Watch the video below for all of the details. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7qGaUcq_DE

Nutiva Organic, Raw, Shelled Hempseed Review

Nutiva Organic, Raw, Shelled Hempseed Review

Any nutritionist would have said I ate super healthily. I am not a vegetarian but I don't care for meat much (nor it's digestion issues) and generally eat it quite sparingly. Yet, I recently realized that I was suffering various modest (yet significant) health...

Happy: The Journal

Happy: The Journal

I wasn't familiar with any of Fearne Cotton's career before getting this journal. But wow, if this is representative of her work, she must be a marvel -- because this journal really is. It offers an innovative and engaging design with pastel pages, fine B&W...

Breakfast: The Most Important Book About the Best Meal of the Day

Breakfast: The Most Important Book About the Best Meal of the Day

I enjoy breakfast as much as the next per... Okay. I actually eat "breakfast" for literally every meal and snack, at morning, noon, and night. There, I said it. But this kind of revolutionary book really takes "breakfast" to an all-new level by bringing dinner-level...

50 Stunning Christmas Nails Ideas

50 Stunning Christmas Nails Ideas

Check out these fifty amazing ideas for Christmas nail art for the holiday season! So many great suggestions that would work for holiday parties, dressy occasions, casual fun or any type of Christmas gathering. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHqqPBllRQY

A Beginner’s Guide to Circuits

A Beginner’s Guide to Circuits

Recently, we were wondering what we could get for our son's upcoming birthday -- that wasn't a video game, and hopefully educational, too (as if) -- when my wife asked what my favorite toy had been as a child. Then I remembered: My electronics set. I was able to do...

Books for Book Lovers & Cat Lovers

Books for Book Lovers & Cat Lovers

This book is like a love letter to -- and from -- book lovers. I wasn't too sure about it at first, but after digging in, found it to be an absolute delight. It is largely geared around truly fascinating trivia about authors and their most famous books, along with...

Legendary Ladies & Scott Koblish

Legendary Ladies & Scott Koblish

The power and influence of fictional characters can really help inspire children. That's why we love inspiring stories of all kinds. Yet, while my boys have lots of stories to learn from, it can be harder for my daughters to find inspiring female characters to...

Book Reviews: Self Help, Baking and more!

Book Reviews: Self Help, Baking and more!

When I was very young, I remember people suggesting that we plan ahead, set goals, be mindful, count our blessings, and so forth. It all sounded very helpful. But those platitudes seemed awfully removed from real life and awfully short on any specifics. While I wanted...

JOY Systems Computers – Great Deals!!

JOY Systems Computers – Great Deals!!

BUY FANTASTIC REFURBISHED COMPUTERS FROM JOY SYSTEMS AT WALMART.COM! This is a great computer, like new, and it works perfectly. But getting to that point was harder than I'd imagined it would have been. Here's what happened: The failed video render was the last...

Practical Color Combinations

Practical Color Combinations

When you are doing any type of design, from interior to graphic, you eventually find yourself running into the same conundrum: What palette can I use as primary, and accent, colors? So these wonderful and contemporary color schemes are super helpful for me in my work....

The Knot Yours Truly

The Knot Yours Truly

If you're looking forward to an upcoming wedding someday, a magazine, like The Knot, is really great to look through. But when it comes down to actually plan out a wedding, like for my daughter, this book is a godsend! It really lays out different styles of wedding...