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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Fun Gift Ideas for Children from Ravensburger

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This Christmas, trust Ravensburger for all your fun gift ideas! They promote playful development and celebrate classic fun at every stage and every age – including Ravensburger, BRIO, Wonder Forge and ThinkFun.

Check out some of the fun gift ideas they offer this holiday season:

YeahNOPE by Wonder Forge


It's the tell-all party game of what happened and how! Have you told off a boss? Put on your poker face and watch your friends try to uncover the details. The stories they imagine are just as outrageous as the truth!


We played this game at our annual family game night at Thanksgiving and it was a BIG HIT! The box itself provided entertainment for all with its flipping sequin box from Yeah to Nope!

I would say this game is more for Adult game night - drinking or not - it is fun!!!


Five Little Fish by Ravensburger


Flip a Lily Pad Card to see which fish to catch. Use a Fishing Rod to hook the fish you think will match. If it’s a match, you keep the catch! Pay close attention! The fish change positions. Can you remember which one’s which? Catch the most fish to win!


This is a fun game for the little ones in the family...that usually get left out of game nights!


BRIO Smart Engine Set With Action Tunnels


Choo-Choo! The locomotives are more alive than ever. Depending on the tunnels, the engine will stop, back up or blink its lights. The Engine with Action Tunnels starter kit is based on interactive smart technology that sets you off on your travels, and you are the decision maker!


BRIO Airport with Control Tower


Time to take to the skies! The Airport Play Set puts you in control of everything, on the ground and in the air. This new star among BRIO airplane toys has a terminal, a beautiful red airplane, a complete baggage handling system with two Airport staff figures – and your BRIO train stops just outside. With all this activity, the bird’s-eye view from the top of tower really comes in handy.

These fun BRIO toys are so great for transportation lovers - they will make playing so much fun and their imaginations will soar!


Disclosure: A product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.

Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 Personal Scanner

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Looking for a gift for that person that likes to be organized, efficient and productive? Then check out the ScanSnap iX1500 from Fujitsu! It brings intuitive scanning at your fingertips with the next generation model from the best-selling ScanSnap line of personal scanners.

The ScanSnap iX1500 is the flagship model of the ScanSnap Series, capable of digitizing large volumes of papers quickly. It simplifies the scanning process for a variety of documents, making it easy to digitalize your life. You can be more efficient and productive, focusing on the things that matter the most.


Data organization and utilization are just one touch away with these key features:
  • Optimized user experience including a 4.2 inch touch screen, customizable icons and easy sharing
  • Refined and advanced software for total document management
  • Refined usability, for every user, for stress-free operation


What it does is complex, how you use it is simple. Its wireless connectivity, an intuitive touch screen and advanced software, "ScanSnap Home", enable you to do anything from scanning papers, converting them into fully editable files, to utilizing data in your commonly used applications. With its various automation functions, it intelligently adapts to your preferences and continues to evolve around your needs, enabling you to work in a smarter way.

Whether you're a tech pro or novice, the ScanSnap iX500 is designed for ultimate ease of use to transform your most important physical documents into digital files.

Buy It:

You can purchase the Fujitsu ScanSnap iX1500 for $429.56 from Amazon.com


Disclosure: A product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.

Great Gift Ideas from @GoContigo Water Bottles

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Looking for a great stocking stuffer for the kids or maybe a gift that the kids will actually use over and over??? Then check out these great ideas from Contigo Water Bottles!

Contigo makes amazing affordable water bottles that are leak and spill proof. Perfect for kids in the car, or around the house- anywhere!


Keep your kids healthy and hydrated when they're on the go with the Contigo 17 oz. Jackie Kids Water Bottle. With a leak proof lid and carry handle, this is a perfect bottle for wherever they need to go. The Contigo 17 oz. Jackie Kids Water Bottle is a stylish water bottle that your kids will want to bring with them

  • Easy, one-handed drinking with the press of a button
  • Wide mouth for chugging or adding ice cubes
  • Fits most car cup holders
  • Leak proof lid
  • BPA-free
  • Split body design for ease of cleaning
  • Top rack dishwasher safe


The Contigo THERMALOCK® Spill-Proof Kids Stainless Steel Tumbler with Straw lets children over 3 use a cup like the big kids. No need to worry about messes thanks to a leak-proof silicone seal around the straw opening and a spill-proof valve inside the straw.


Chill and forget about spills with this chic designed Contigo AUTOSPOUT Straw 10oz Striker Chill Water Bottle. It features an ergonomically designed thermalock double-wall vacuum-insulation that keeps your drinks cold for hours together! The stainless steel finish looks great in both your indoor and outdoor settings; it is the ideal travel spill free water bottle. This BPA-free water bottle is top-rack dishwasher safe for easy cleaning.

Buy It:

You can purchase all Contigo bottles from their website.


Disclosure: A product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Gift Idea for HIM: Chamberlain’s myQ Smart Garage Hub

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Are you looking for a gift idea for that hard-to-buy for guy on your list this holiday season??

Well then let me recommend a great gadget gift for him - Chamberlain’s myQ Smart Garage Hub! This lets you monitor, open, and close your garage door from anywhere in the world with a smartphone. You can even receive alerts when the garage door opens or closes, letting you know when anyone is coming or going.
myQ Smart Garage Hub key features:
  • New, enhanced myQ setup provides step-by-step instructions and links to videos and troubleshooting tips for an easy-to-follow, simplified installation.
  • Works with HomeKit, Nest, Google Assistant, IFTTT, Xfinity Home, Honeywell, and Wink, so you can connect your garage door to other home devices.
  • Real-time alerts - Get notified when your garage door opens and closes.
  • Daily schedules - Preset times for your garage door to close or your lights to turn on/off every day.
  • Smartphone control for any opener - Check the status of and control your garage door and myQ lights with the myQ App.
  • Universal compatibility - Works with most brands of garage door openers made after 1993.

This would make a great gift idea for that man (or woman!) that always forgets to shut their garage door or is always worried whether they did or not!

Buy It:

You can purchase Chamberlain’s myQ Smart Garage Hub from Amazon, Lowe’s, Home Depot, and the Chamberlain.com.




Disclosure: A product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.

Holiday Gift Ideas for Children from Barnes & Noble!

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Looking for the perfect gift idea for kids who loves books?

Well head over to Barnes & Noble! They have a bunch of gifts for kids - from exclusive editions of new releases, like How to Catch a Snowman and The Atlas Obscura Explorer's Guide for the World's Most Adventurous Kid to great boxed sets! Barnes & Noble is THE go-to destination for holiday gifts for kids!


I received a really cute holiday book, How to Catch a Snowman and it will be enjoyed by kids for years in my preschool classroom!

Here is the synopsis:

Our heroes’ entry for the snowman contest has magically come to life—and ran away! Can YOU help catch it? Get ready for snow much fun as you travel through a winter wonderland with running, skating, and bouncing through trap after trap to catch the snowman and claim the winning prize. Will the snowman teach our heroes a lesson they’ll never forget? Who snows!

It is a fun to read, rhyming book and is perfect to read all winter long!


And to go along with my favorite holiday movie, I also received these cute Grinch with Max plush! It is so fun for kids to snuggle this plush while reading or watching the Grinch movie!

I had a lot of fun looking through all the gift ideas from Barnes & Noble and you will too!

Buy It:

You can purchase these gift ideas and MORE from the Barnes & Noble online store and local stores near you.



Disclosure: A product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.