Product Reviews

Park District Holding Holiday Card Design Contest

The Park District is holding a holiday card design contest for ages 17 and under. The theme is Holiday Time in the Parks. The winning entry will be used as the Park District’s electronic holiday card. The winner will receive a local business prize pack worth $100 and will be announced at the Luminary Walk on December(…)

Monkeying Around with Monkeez Makes a Difference

Monkeying Around with Monkeez Makes a Difference

Monkeez Makes a Difference is a philanthropic and educational program.  Created by a teacher and mother Chrysti Carol Propes, Monkeez isn’t just Monkeying around – the program is designed to empower children to think of others and make a differnce at home, in school, in their communities and in the world. (We love this concept(…)

Holiday Gift Guide:  Custom Body Pillow

Holiday Gift Guide: Custom Body Pillow

Everything you love Pillowtized!  What a fantastic find and in time for the holidays!  Guess what my daughter will be getting for Christmas this year – you guessed it, a custom pillow with the dogs photo on it. Art over at New World Innovations has a truly unique gift idea in custom pillows.  Upload your(…)

A Detour to the Mess

A Detour to the Mess

I am by no means a neat freak or a germ-a-phobe, but I do not like peanut butter or anything else gumming up my smart phone screen.    Might I just say that I have a child over 10, so it seems like it wouldn’t be that much of a problem right….well.  Honestly, it’s not(…)

Natural Bliss – Not Just for Coffee

Natural Bliss – Not Just for Coffee

This past summer, we had the opportunity to try Nescafe Memento and Coffee-mate Natural Bliss at Blogher ’12.  Here’s my confession, I do not like coffee.  I am not a fan of the smell nor the taste.  However, I buy it alot – for friends and family and co-workers!  When Nestle reached out to us(…)