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Category: Gadgets & Apps

Holiday gift ideas for Tweens and Kids from Hexbug

HEXBUG is a well-known and well-loved toy brand that teaches Canadian kids and tweens about science, tech, engineering and math (STEM) concepts.   We first discovered Hexbug years ago and it really is one of our most favourite brands to play with and promote.   I have two new cool toys to tell you about.  Right now the twins are all over the Hexbug Ring…

KiiPix for printing your pics! #KiiPix

There’s a sweet little portable printer I’d like to tell you about, called KiiPix by TOMY.  It’s relatively easy to use, costs about $50 and you can find it at Toys R Us, I think this is the perfect gift for the tween or soon to be a tween in your life. KiiPix™ is a portable instant picture printer that produces retro-stylized…

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…