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Category: Gadgets & Apps

A new way to listen….

Earbuds.  Let’s dish about them.  My mother is adamant that my kids are not to use them, especially my son who likes to wear them when gaming.  “Nothing should go in the ear!” as she yelled at me when we were in Winnipeg this past summer and the fact that my son said he hears the game better and his friends when he…

Back to school & in the dorm they go with some helpful gadgets #CampusReady

Are any of your kids heading to university for the first time?  In a blink of an eye, before you know it they are off! I asked some of my veteran mom friends what they are getting for their kids as two of theirs are heading to the dorm this fall and aside from decor items, I wanted to chat with them about gadgets.  Here are…

Gifts for Him for under $100 from Amazon

The countdown is on, isn’t it? Below you’ll find some great items on Amazon for under $100 but click over because some are on sale and it will end soon!  I have a great coat pictured below for $85 to great mitts that you can use when on the phone outdoors to the Amazon Fire Stick.  If you’re an Amazon Prime Member…

Design Lab with XBox- a unique gift for your gamer holiday season

I think is a brilliant gift for your XBox fan.  I never thought of it until I knew it was available from XBox Design Lab.  If your gamer has his/her favourite colours in mind, or a favourite game, team etc, why not get a customized XBox controller in those colours?  The metallics are simply hot and I love how my sons XBox controller came…

My guide to silky smooth feet this winter

I love pedicures.  I love a good foot rub the most but as an esthetician, I am picky and tend to do my own pedicures.  Especially when estheticians don’t listen to the client’s request.  I almost kicked one esthetician in the face when she pulled out the credo blade and proceeded to remove the little calluses I had.  You see, once…

Bringing art to life with Crayola

I have something fun to share with you today!  A very cool creativity set from our friends at Crayola have brought animation to life with the Crayola Magic Scene Creator which includes a magic scene creator unit(3 AA batteries are required), a great variety of 70 action cards and 6 gel fx markers. In a nutshell here are the details on the Crayola Magic Scene Creator…

Epic from LeapFrog: The tablet that grows with your child

When it comes to electronics, LeapFrog is always my first go to, especially for young kids.  It’s educational, fun and well, epic when it comes to the introduction of toys for this generation.  To keep up with my kids learning, from books to everyday outings and such to a little help from LeapFrog, there’s LeapFrog Academy.  An online guided learning program designed…

The Quest 1000 from Hoover- The Robotic Vacuum that makes cleaning so easy!

Holy moly, have you heard about the Quest 1000? Did you join me over the Holidays for the Hoover Twitter party? Well, if so you would have heard Scott MacGilvary swooning over the Quest 1000 and let me tell you.  I got one!  This little robotic vacuum is a dream to own.  I truly wasn’t sure what to expect and you’ll find…