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Monday, April 8, 2019

MagStix by BizyBeez

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One of my older kids' favorite toys to build with are magnet blocks - they allow their imagination to build anything and it is easy and fun!

But as a preschool teacher, most magnet toys and blocks I put out for the kids to play with were frustrating and too complicated and they just weren't interested! So when I saw a new kind of magnet block - MagStix by BizyBeez I was really interested to try them with my preschoolers!

I liked these MagStix for my preschoolers for several reasons! Unlike other magnetic toys, this 41-piece magnetic building set comes with a portable playboard that can be used as a building base anywhere — on the floor, table, or lap while traveling in the car. Second, the chunky tactile pieces give kids ages three and older a sense of calm and focus. That’s incredibly valuable to parents of children on the spectrum that love to zoom in on objects that are visually pleasing. Again and again, MagStix bright colors and rotating wheels lead to hours of quiet, brain-building play.

Made of safe, sturdy non-toxic plastic, the stacking pieces are easy to grip and squeeze. For grownups, the multi-piece set is durable and easy to clean. Snap-on wheels -- included in each kit -- take creativity to another level, allowing preschoolers and elementary-aged kids to create wildly imaginative trains, cars and other vehicles. When play is done, all pieces are tucked away in the bonus storage bag.

MagStix have only been around a short time but already they are stacking up prestigious awards:

2018 Parents’ Choice Recommended

2018 Dr. Toy’s Best Picks Award

2018 Memphis Parent Toy Guide

Special Needs Resource Foundation of San Diego

Cincinnati Family Magazine Top Editor Pick

I really like the base they include that gives children an easy place to start building! My preschoolers love having a base for their building projects and most magnet blocks don't have this!

I also like the size of these MagStix for smaller hands and the bright colors make it attractive to play with for my preschoolers!

MagStix are a fun first magnet block toy for younger ages and beyond. They inspire imaginations to build and learn as they play!

Buy It:

You can purchase MagStix by BizyBeez for $69.99 on

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

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Carthage.Co Stoneware Company

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My favorite dishes to use in my kitchen are my stoneware! They look great and they bake well!

So if you are on the hunt for stoneware, let me introduce you to one of my new favorite stoneware companies: Carthage.Co! They offer exquisite, ethically-sourced pottery made by Tunisian artisans, which is brought directly to your table. There’s no shipping of raw materials to factories to make the same mainstream product over and over again. Carthage.Co works as a direct to consumer channel so you get the same high-end products at a fraction of a retail store’s price.

Stoneware pieces include plates, bowls, bakeware, serverware and drinkware that come in several collections highlighting North African beauty in a modern way. These collections not only inspire a uniquely curated tabletop aesthetic, they empower the Tunisian artisans who make each piece and keep the tradition of their rich history in ceramics alive. Additionally, Carthage.Co products are microwave and dishwasher safe and lead free.

I absolutely love my two new pieces of stoneware from Carthage.Co. I am a huge fan of stoneware and these have really impressed me! I love that they are lead-free and made personally by Tunisian artists!

I used the cake pan for the first time on Sunday for my daughter's birthday cake. The cake cooked perfectly and came out of the pan nicely! The cake pan was easy to wash and looked great - all at the same time!

I also love the deep red and texture of the red serving bowl. It is great for salads, vegetables or whatever else you like to serve for dinner!

Looking for new stoneware for your kitchen? Look no further than Carthage.Co!

Buy It:

You can purchase all Carthage.Co stoneware from their website.

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

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Show Your Love This Valentine's Day with GODIVA Chocolate Gifts!

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For me, nothing is better than getting the gift of delicious, quality chocolates...especially on Valentine's Day! 

I love GODIVA, not only for their very delicious and high quality chocolates and truffles, but because their gift ideas are always so unique and fun....along with delicious! 

Check out my favorite Valentine's Day gift ideas from GODIVA: 

Valentine's Day 2019 Limited Edition Plush Teddy Bear with G Cube Truffles ($25.00) - Gift your guy or gal an adorable limited edition Plush Bear, complete with a polka-dot bow and holding a bag of six G Cube milk and dark chocolate truffles.

Cupcake Inspired Chocolate Gift Box, 9 pc. ($29.95) - Celebrate Valentine’s Day with this unique, limited edition collection inspired by everyone’s favorite baked treat. Each delicate chocolate cup is filled with chocolate mousse and is available in four fluffy flavors: White Strawberry Cupcake Chocolate, Dark Chocolate Mousse Cupcake Chocolate, Milk Coffee & Caramel, Dark Matcha Tea.

Valentine’s Day Heart Chocolate Gift Box, 14 pc. ($34.95) - Show some love this Valentine’s Day and gift your foodie friends this heart-shaped gift box filled with GODIVA’s new cupcake-inspired chocolate as well as the traditional, Belgian favorites.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

LOVE LIKE YOU MEAN IT WITH a Valentine's Day Floral Arrangement from #Teleflora! #LoveOutLoud

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Have you picked flowers out for your Valentine yet? Only 3 days away and you definitely can sweep them off their feet this Valentine’s Day with spectacular bouquets from Teleflora, the world’s leading floral gifting service.

Teleflora's new Valentine’s Day bouquet lineup features a curated selection of arrangements always made by hand and hand-delivered to your door by a local florist. From lush, dreamy arrangements that will take their breath away to bright blooms that will make anyone feel loved, the new collection offers a special, unforgettable gifting experience the moment Teleflora’s flower delivery arrives.

I am loving one of their Valentine's Day bouquets: the TELEFLORA’S SWEETEST SATIN BOUQUET.

Make your Valentine fall head over heels with this elegant arrangement brimming with classic red roses, white Asiatic lilies, red Alstroemeria and green accents. This beautiful, eye-catching bouquet arrives in a ceramic vase with a soft, satiny gloss and quilted pattern that evokes a passionate feel.

This bouquet was breathtaking when I received it and it looked beautiful and fresh for days! I love the pop of color it adds to my house and the flowers are beautiful and fragrant! I can't stop looking at them throughout the day...and smiling!

Buy It:

You can purchase TELEFLORA’S SWEETEST SATIN BOUQUET available on for $79.99.

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

Thursday, January 24, 2019

Keep an Eye on Your House & Feel More Secure with the eufyCam E

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When you have a home of your own, it is important to protect it and watch over it!

How can you do this?? 

Well, with a security camera, of course!!

But beware - not all home security cameras are the same and it is important to pick one that fits your needs and won't cause more problems and headaches.

My husband is big on home security and has tried several different home security cameras out so he has (almost!) become an expert on what to look for!

Recently, we received the brand new eufyCam E from the Anker brand - the No.1 Amazon Best Seller of Electronics and he is REALLY happy with it! It checks all the boxes on what he is looking for in a security camera - including a long battery life (nobody likes paying for and changing batteries repeatedly!), night vision and easy to install!

eufyCam is designed from the ground up to offer wireless freedom. They eliminated power cables, wall outlets, and the need to drill holes, giving you freedom to install eufyCam practically anywhere. Stick the mount onto any flat surface and eufyCam’s ready to go—in less than a second; or just stick it directly onto most metallic surfaces.

This security camera really stands out for several reasons:

1) 365-DAY BATTERY LIFE: IP65 weatherproof-rated camera runs for 365 days (or 3 years in Standby Mode) per charge indoors and out. My husband LOVES this fact and switched to this camera especially for this reason!

2) FULL HD SURVEILLANCE: 1080p resolution, combined with our night vision technology, ensures video is recorded with crystal-clear quality both day and night. Night vision is a MUST when looking for a security camera for your home!

3) NO MONTHLY FEE: eufyCam E doesn’t require any monthly fees to use, and comes with a 16GB microSD card that stores up to one-year’s worth of recordings. Cloud storage service optional.

4) EASY INSTALLATION: Just stick the mount onto any flat surface and wireless surveillance with 2-way audio is ready to go. No one wants to mess with a hard to install camera for hours! You don't have to with the eufyCam!

PLUS, it has TWO-way audio AND Military Data Security!

And in the box is included everything you need to get it installed quickly and easily: eufyCam E, HomeBase Station, Magnetic Indoor Mount, and Secure Outdoor Mount.

If you are looking to keep an eye on your house and protect it from intruders, whether night or day, eufyCam E is a great way to get started on house surveillance! It passed my husband's picky standards and it is helping us feel more secure and protected, especially when we are gone from our house!

Buy It:

The eufyCam E retails for $259.99

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