Category Archives: Christmas

Thinking About Holiday Shopping? Check Out New Toys from V-Tech Kids!

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IMG_8314Even though it’s still summer, some people (such as myself) like to plan ahead and start thinking about holiday shopping. I recently attended an event for V-Tech’s newest toys and while most will be available for purchasing only in October, take a look at some of my favorite picks for kids of all ages (and scroll to the bottom for one special product available now!) Read the rest of this entry

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Ice Skating at South Street Seaport

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IMG_5814South Street Seaport is a really fun place to visit in the warmer months; I can enjoy the stunning views, go sailing, spend some time shopping and dining and have my kids run around at the playground. But what I didn’t know is that during the winter months the seaport is actually a busy place, filled with a plethora of events and entertainment. There’s a really awesome ice skating rink that’s actually very affordable and this past weekend I took my daughter ice skating. Here’s our adventure: Read the rest of this entry

Holiday Gift Guide: What to get Someone who has “Everything”

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final CollageEveryone has at least one of those – a person who seems to have “everything”. It makes it really hard to come up with something unique that’ll put a smile on his or her face. With only a few weeks left until Christmas, I’ve rounded up some unique gifts for those people in your life that seem to already have everything. Happy Shopping! Read the rest of this entry

Stumped on What Gifts to Get for the Holidays? Use Fligoo!

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landing_fligoo_Is buying gifts a chore for you? Fligoo is just what you need to get your loved ones gifts they’ll really appreciate and enjoy. Using it takes 3 simple steps. Here’s how: Read the rest of this entry

Incredible Savings at Family Dollar + Tips on How to Save

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FD-LogoWhen you have three kids and a large extended family it can be be tough financially to get everyone everything they want. Between kids, other family members, teachers and friends, you can find yourself going over your budget in the blink of an eye. Family Dollar  comes to the rescue for those times you want to get the brands but for less. Much less. I recently attended an event for Family Dollar and learned some cool tips to help me get the most bang for my buck and have everybody happy. Read the rest of this entry

Holiday Shopping: The Best Beauty Products

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PicMonkey CollageIf you want to give beauty products for your loved ones this holiday season (or maybe treat yourself to something special) I’ve got the ultimate holiday beauty roundup. Here are my top picks for products for hair, eyes, lips, body and even teeth! Read the rest of this entry

Holiday Shopping: Cool Kids’ Gifts from Nickelodeon

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nick-hgg-logoIt’s easy to buy holiday gifts for my kids – I know exactly what they’re into. The hard part is buying for my nephews, niece and my friends’ kids. They all seem to have every toy that’s out there and each year I struggle to get them the one toy that they’ll love and that will stand out from the gazillion other toys they’ll get. This year I’m going by their favorite TV shows and their favorite characters. Nickelodeon and Nick Jr. are so popular, it seems every kid has at least one favorite TV show, if not more on there. I recently attended an event which showcased some amazing gifts for the holidays and I’m going to share some of my favorite items for fans of Dora, SpongeBob SquarePants, Bubble Guppies, Peter Rabbit and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (yup, they’re back!) Read the rest of this entry