Product Reviews

Sometimes, you just want to know how a product works or if it’s any good.  Check out these great product review articles to learn about the best and worst of each product, before you buy!

Stitch Fix Clothing Subscription Box Review- October 2017

Stitch Fix Clothing Subscription Box Review- October 2017

Being a mom of four children, three with autism, I do not even pretend that I have a chance to go shopping for myself.  Even if I ever were to get out without any kids (hahahaha!), I lack any form of style!  So when I first found out about the Stitch Fix Subscription box service, I was instantly sold on the idea! Stitch Fix is a monthly clothing and styling subscription service. When you sign up you take a pretty in-depth survey about your sizes, your style, and pricing preferences. After you choose how often you want your subscription to…
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Honey Maid S’mores | More than just for breakfast!

Honey Maid S’mores | More than just for breakfast!

  Fall is upon us, so all those familiar flavors are back on our mind! One of our favorite flavors is S’mores! The kids and I all love the flavor of graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate! If only we could incorporate those flavors into a healthy food…Oh wait! We just did! Have you seen the new Honey Maid S’mores at Walmart?!   Honey Maid S’mores #BestCerealEver In a household of six, we go through food very quickly. We have our set meal times, but we also allow snacks as long as they are healthy. Cereal is all four of our…
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Cleaning up after life’s messy moments with my Wonder Mop!

Cleaning up after life’s messy moments with my Wonder Mop!

With the three of the kids going back to school, it is time for me to get to scrubbing this house down!  With four kids and two dogs, summer takes its toll on our home.  Between play dough, mud, and everything else, our floors are a hot mess!  Cleaning up after life’s messy moments with my Wonder Mop makes it a breeze! Little man loves helping with cleaning.  When we went to pick up our Libman Wonder Mop, he insisted on getting a broom as well!  Sweeping has always been an activity we have included into his sensory diet.  …
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Project RePat Blanket

Project RePat Blanket

  As any parent can tell you, children out grow their clothes at a rapid rate.  With four kids in tow, we have quiet our fair share of outgrown clothing.  One thing my children have a problem with though, is giving up those clothes!  They love to collect t-shirts from every single event they go to.  I completely understand as I have a few t-shirts from my elementary days tucked away!  Since we have little extra storage space, we recently had to figure out what to do with all these t-shirts.  So, it was perfect timing when Project Repat reached…
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Disney Princess Pley Box Subscription Review – July 2017

Disney Princess Pley Box Subscription Review – July 2017

  I love getting mail!  Between freebies, online orders, and things for the blog, I wind up with a package or two in the mail almost daily!  The kids are just as excited for the mail to come as well.  So, when we came home to find a giant, pink box waiting on the door step there was plenty of squeals to go around!  Our July Disney Princess Pleybox Subscription had come and even the teenager couldn't to wait to see what was in it!     First Things First, What is a Disney Princess PleyBox Subscription?   Disney Princess…
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EnviroKlenz Odor Eliminator – Knock those odors out of your home!

EnviroKlenz Odor Eliminator – Knock those odors out of your home!

Having four children means having a ton of odors!   It never ceases to amaze me just how much smell these kids can create!  Little man's diapers are a huge cause of those smells these days.  Since we discovered little man's skin sensitivities, we have been switching over to a lot of greener products.  This started with foods, and we are working our way into our cleaning products.  So when I discovered EnviroKlenz and their whole house line of products, I knew it would be a perfect fit. What is EnviroKlenz? "Here at Enviroklenz, our technology uses all natural earth…
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Newton Baby Wovenaire Crib Mattress – Simply The Best Baby Mattress

Newton Baby Wovenaire Crib Mattress – Simply The Best Baby Mattress

Little man is growing so fast!  At every appointment, the doctors tell me he is in the 99% range for everything and completely healthy.  With him being a big boy now, it is time to transition to his big boy bed.  Normally, we would just switch the mattress from the crib to a toddler bed, but since jumping has been one of the major aspects of his autism, his old mattress is just not up to par.  So, it was perfect timing for us to check out and do a review for the Wovenaire Crib Mattress by Newton Baby! Wovenaire…
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Explore the World with your child and Zoobooks!

Explore the World with your child and Zoobooks!

Have you ever heard of Zoobies, Zootles, Zoodinos, or maybe Zoobooks?  Chances are, you may have heard of Zoobooks but never the rest.  So, what are they?  These are all a part of the Zoobooks magazine line.  Each one geared towards a specific age range.  Each magazine includes high quality pictures and amazing animal facts. Zoobies are for ages 0-3, Zootles for ages 3-6, Zoobooks for ages 6-12, and Zoodinos for ages 5 and up. Explore the World with your child and Zoobooks Little man (my two-year-old with autism) absolutely loved the Zoobies book we received.  This one was about…
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SuperSkills Subscription Box – 4 minute a Day Vocabulary Building Box

SuperSkills Subscription Box – 4 minute a Day Vocabulary Building Box

Have you heard of the coolest learning tool that comes monthly to your home called SuperSkills box?  If not, you are in for a treat!  We were lucky enough to test out super skills box before its release.  Even my fourteen-year-old loved it!  So, what exactly is the SuperSkills box?   “Superskills Box is a monthly subscription box for children age 8 & above. It aims to help children be successful from a very young age by giving them an easy 4-minute-a-day way to learn sophisticated vocabulary words. Results are better and faster reading & understanding, increased imagination, creativity and…
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Little Wooden Wonders Toy Review

Little Wooden Wonders Toy Review

    Wooden toys are by far, my favorite of little man’s collection.  They inspire imagination, safe from bpa, tactile, and quieter!  I love the classic look of well-crafted wooden toys.  When I came across Little Wooden Wonders, I was instantly in love.  Little man instantly fell in love with the “Mama & baby duck.” Buying wooden toys has so many great benefits.  The great thing about little wooden wonders is they are an eco-friendly brand. They provide you with a long-lasting toy that is made from quality craftsmanship and won’t break down with a few uses like many plastic…
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Real MVP Kids Books books-  Perfect for toddlers of all abilities

Real MVP Kids Books books- Perfect for toddlers of all abilities

After our daughter’s autism diagnosis, we started several different types of therapies for her. One thing I kept hearing about a thing called a social story being used in each one. Every time we would have a struggle with a certain task (such as brushing her teeth), they would plan to use a social story the next appointment. Whatever they were doing, it seemed to work. So, I became curious. What is a social story? A social story is a learning tool used to help explain the appropriate social interaction to the reader. In 1991, Carol Grey created social stories…
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Kidloland App Review | The Ultimate Learning App for Kids

Kidloland App Review | The Ultimate Learning App for Kids

When the girls were little, tablets weren't even a thing yet.  Now, my two-year old has his own tablet.  Though I never thought I'd be "that parent" to pacify their child with electronics, I now completely understand!  It's a life saver for waiting rooms and shopping trips!  The easy part is having he tablet.  The hard part is finding the right apps. Finding apps that are not only safe for him, but educational too, is very hard.  So when I was offered the opportunity for a Kidloland app review, I was more than happy to try it out! About Kidloland 1000+ Nursery…
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LumaPrints Metal Print Review – HD quality Metal Print

LumaPrints Metal Print Review – HD quality Metal Print

        “Photography is putting one’s eye and one’s heart on the same axis” -Henri Carter Bresson     Children grow up so quickly.  Capturing those fleeting moments on film is a way for parents to hold on longer.  The joy in capturing those images is a common thread for all parents. Whether you use your phone or a dslr, those images are priceless.  We all have our favorites.  For me, it’s the pictures that capture my children’s true personalities that melt my heart.   When one of those images pops out to me, I want to have it…
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Owie First Aid Kit- The Owie Monster Kit that is Perfect for Kids!

Owie First Aid Kit- The Owie Monster Kit that is Perfect for Kids!

All kids have their fair share of owies!  Our daughter who has autism seems to have a new owie all the time!  Band aids litter my purse and diaper bags, but they are never at a convenient location when needed.  Top that with the tears that are already flowing, one little cut turns into a disaster quickly! This is a problem that I have finally found the perfect solution for!  The Owie! First Aid Kit When the makers of Owie First aid kits reached out to me to test their product, it was a no brainier.  I figured it would be packed…
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Anxiety Makes Me Anxious – An Anxiety Free Book Review

Anxiety Makes Me Anxious – An Anxiety Free Book Review

Anxiety Makes Me Anxious By Shayna Brazier Self Help / Humor               “Anxiety Is Like Gas”   One thing all mom’s have in common is a lack of time and more to do than hours in the day.  So what do you do when you have extreme anxiety on top of that?  Well, if you’re anything like the author of Anxiety Makes Me Anxious, you laugh!  Shayna Brazier brings a humorous, but insightful view to living with anxiety.  With a lead in of “Anxiety is Like Gas,” I knew instantly I would love this…
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Caveman Coffee Co “The Ethiopian” – An honest product review

Caveman Coffee Co “The Ethiopian” – An honest product review

Coffee.  It is one of the major sources of fuel for many parents.  I am one of those people that has to have a cup (or three) daily to function.  Most of the time, I purchase Starbucks brand beans or some other nicer blend from the grocery store. Once a week, I buy a nice brew of coffee from a local coffee shop.  That was all until I received a bag of Caveman Coffee Co to do a product review on! I thought I had tasted great coffee before.  That thought went out the window when I tried my first…
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Canvas4Life 30×20 Canvas Review

Canvas4Life 30×20 Canvas Review

      The most personal way to had style to a room is through pictures.  Whether it be family pictures, pets, flowers, or places, we all have at least a few up.  My favorite way to add photography into my home is through canvas.  Having a beautiful display, especially without a frame, makes each  room unique and inviting.  So when I was given the opportunity to review Canvas4Life.com, I was more than happy to say yes! So what did I think of the Canvas4Life I received?     I love it! Canvas4Life offers sizes ranging from as small 8"x 10"…
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Daily Goodie Box Review – Unboxing Awesome!

Daily Goodie Box Review – Unboxing Awesome!

Everyone loves free.  So when I was given the opportunity to review Daily Goodie Box for my readers, I jumped on it!  I have always signed up for free samples, but didn't know there were companies that sent out tons of samples in one box!   The first thing I noticed when I received the march box was how heavy it was!  When I think samples, I think of small trial sized items.  Not the case here!  These may be samples, but all are great sizes.  Some were even full-sized products! All these products were high quality products.  There were several…
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#LinensnCurtains Product Review- Black Layered Skirt

#LinensnCurtains Product Review- Black Layered Skirt

As a mom, I too forget to focus on myself at times.  My focus has always been on making sure the kids have everything they need (and a lot of what they want).  So often, this comes at the cost of my own needs and wants.  So when I was recently contacted by LinensnCurtains to do a product review of one of their skirts, I was more than happy to do it! I’ve never ordered custom clothing before, so this was a fun new process for me.  They made the ordering a skirt so easy!  The hardest part of the…
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I See Me Personalized Books- Book Review

I See Me Personalized Books- Book Review

Books are everything. In our home, there is at least 400 books between six family members. When it comes to reading, I have always encouraged my family to read daily. Books allow you to venture into new worlds, explore your imagination, and teach you so much! ISeeME books offers a wide varitety when it comes to personalized books and gifts. We received the “Peek a Who?” book in exchange for our honest review. An extremely sturdy board book, "Peek a Who" is geared for children ages 0-3 years old. Every page is beautifully illustrated and contains repetitive rhymes, perfect for…
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