‘Gear’ Archive

Tax-Free Weekend Is Here August 2, 2013 No Comments

Tax-free weekend starts TODAY, which means you get to save a few bucks on back-to-school gear. Score! Even better? PlanetKid is offering a special child-care rate today, Saturday, AND Sunday, so you can shop while your kiddos play. Click on the following calendar link for details: Calendar Link.

Are You Taking 10,000 Steps? July 22, 2013 No Comments

General wisdom says that in the spirit of general health and wellness, we humans should take about 10,000 steps per day. Totally doable—if you conquer roughly 5 miles of foot travel every day. Now, without deliberate exercise, this is hard to attain. A day with just general milling about and no fitness feat will score [...]

Scarves Are Cool February 18, 2013 No Comments

Scarves can keep you warm and fashionable, and they can even serve a critical function for some folks, like chemotherapy patients, who wish to cover up hair loss. If you’re in the market for a pretty wrap, Scarves Dot Net has got you covered! Like variety? This is your place. Search by season, shape, trend, [...]

BathBlocks — Just Think About Them! February 13, 2013 No Comments

In response to our recent post about tub toys, reader Doug Mackey of Just Think Toys commented, “We recently introduced BathBlocks, which allow children to build marble runs, water slides, waterfalls, floating towns, and more in the bath. BathBlocks are simple with lots of open-ended possibilities that encourage young minds to think, to create, and [...]

Shop Cheap at Office Depot November 12, 2012 No Comments

Have you been to Office Depot lately? If so, you may have spotted their green and white sale signs posted on certain items. If not, you should go and find their green and white sale signs posted on certain items. I tell you this because gift-buying season is upon us, and if you’re like me, you [...]

Kid Creations Catch On October 5, 2012 No Comments

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BungoBox Makes Moving Manageable September 17, 2012 No Comments

Moving is one of my least favorite tasks. The worst part — the packing, transporting, and unpacking. Uugh! If you agree moving is no fun yet you simply must do it, there’s hope for a better experience — check out BungoBox for the niftiest plastic moving boxes. Yep, no more begging at the grocery store [...]

New School Gear You’ve Gotta Have (Or Not) August 20, 2012 No Comments

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Baby Rag Quilts for Safe Snuggles June 20, 2011 No Comments

Newborn twins Alijah and Tatiana are each going to get a baby rag quilt from me, and I have to say, this security blanket just might be my favorite baby gift of all time. I mean, there are lots of beauties over at Little Sassy Pants, and I’ve been know to order bundles of personalized [...]

Mabel’s Labels for Summer May 30, 2011 No Comments

Now might be just the time to give Mabel’s Labels a try. The are designed especially for the stuff kids lose, and with your little darlings heading off to summer camps, and babysitters’ houses, and all-day getaways, you might feel more at ease knowing all those lunch boxes, backpacks, and swimsuits are properly labeled. And [...]