Stay Connected but completely live in the moment…with Ditto


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ditto by Simple Matters for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Sometimes companies contact me and tell me about a really cool new product that I get to research to tell you about. This is exactly one of those cases. I was sent a request to share with you a cool new gadget that will be available … [Read more...]

How to use picmonkey to create your christmas cards (diy christmas cards)


Yall full? Turkey overload? Here is a great activity to get those Christmas cards done and done! Easier than you think….promise. And no…these aren’t my Christmas cards…this was a card I just did to show you how easy it is to create your own one of a kind Chrismas card. I use Picmonkey every day. It is how I place text on all my blog post. I love … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Playlist (Music for Thanksgiving)


Good music will set the mood for any great together. I have been compiling a little list of songs that are great to listen to in  the background for your Thanksgiving celebrating. I use Spotify….(which I loooovvveeee). You can make an account and just click follow and my Clever Thanksgiving playlist will show up on your account too. It is a really … [Read more...]

Tech Tuesday: QR Code Art


This would be a perfect gift for the tech lover in your life. Etsy seller Colorelish creates unique QR code art that be custom made for any occasion….All the recipient has to do is scan the code to see what the picture says. A very fun and unique gift….   The QR code art I create is applied with color composition and is one of a kind. … [Read more...]

Star gazing Apps


While you are hunkering down on those tasty smores…I thought I would give you an idea to look up into that beautiful summer sky. These apps are perfect for summer star gazing…you may actually teach the kiddos a thing or two;) Found this on DigitalTrends: Android users are lucky, because the free Sky Map app is really excellent. You can find … [Read more...]

Tech Tuesday: Carrot app


Do you ever get sidetracked? You have this big list of To Do’s…and then you catch a glimpse of something and it pulls you in and then you find yourself under the sink cabinet for an hour finding old q tips from 2004….just me? This app may help us stay more on task. It is called the Carrot app…it basically rewards you for checking things off your … [Read more...]

Tech Tuesday: USB bracelet


I think this would be super handy….and super cute to wear out! Always have your music and pics on you…at a moments notice…whip off your bracelet and play some tune:) Probably would be really handy for the college student in your life too. Is it jewelry? Or a computer peripheral? Actually, the USB Bracelet (€30; roughly $40) is a little of … [Read more...]

Parent tips for Instagram


Another quick chat about the social media app called Instagram. I love instagram. It is a natural fit for me because I could look at photographs all day. It is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family (and favorite bloggers) all over the globe because it is quick and very user friendly. However, there is a learning curve for children … [Read more...]

Tech Tuesday: Laydown Laptop stand


How many oxymorons are in that title? Am I making your think too hard for a Tuesday morning? My head hurts… Ok, when I first saw this—I thought, “well, I am sure I would get the defective one and my laptop would end up on my face…and then I would have to explain that bruise for the rest of summer…” (just me? ) I suppose if you are laid up with a … [Read more...]

Tech Tuesday: Teatanic


  Just one more reason to like tea (I wish I did.) This “teatanic” from ThinkGeek is perfect for the tea lover in your life. Just fill the vessel with loose tea leaves and let it seep. Try not to sing “My Heart Will Go On” in your best Celine Dion voice as you sink the ship :)     Product Specifications Sinkable silicone … [Read more...]