Top 4 Tech Picks for Gift Giving

Top Tech Picks for Gift Giving #DroidTurbo #VZWBuzz #AD

Top 4 Tech Picks for Gift Giving A few weeks ago I had the chance to go to New York City as part of a Verizon Team for the NYC Summit.  While there I had the opportunity to try out some new products firsthand.  All of the products that I played with {that’s what it was like….being a kid in a toy store} were awesome

10 Ways to Save Money Easily

10 Ways to Save Money Easily from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

10 Ways to Save Money Easily and Painlessly! Source 1.  Washing your laundry in Cold Water vs Hot Water ~ I’ve read a lot of articles about washing your clothes in cold water versus hot and the consensus seems to be that using hot water does not make much of a difference when it comes to getting laundry clean especially if you use a detergent made

Sparkling Water with Frozen Berries

Sparkling water with berries made with SodaStream at Cupcakes and Crinoline

I am a soda girl…I love it.  Always have.  When I was little we had soda at home but it was just for the adults {i.e. mostly for Mom ~ it was a perk for giving birth!}.  The only time I really had a chance to have any was at my Grandma’s house…her house was the epitome of kid fabulousness….a wooden candy box on the

Transformers Construct-Bots ~ Imaginative/Interactive Play #ConstructBots

TRANSFORMERS BLITZWING #CONSTRUCTBOTS

My youngest son loves to build and create.  That being said anything he can get his hands on to put together {construct}, recreate {convert}, and make his own {customize} , is a joy to him and a win-win for me.   I love to keep his imagination flowing and Transformers Construct-Bots from Hasbro do just that.   Each TRANSFORMERS CONSTRUCT-BOTS figure includes a robot frame and lots

Carnival Glass Knobs ~ Change the Look of Plain Furniture in an INSTANT!

Change the Look of Boxed Furniture for under $10.00

 Do you ever dream of changing the look of your furniture for little money and in little time?  If you do, let me show you how I totally transformed a so-so entertainment center for under $10.00 and in less than 5 minutes.   The piece of furniture I set my sights on changing was a white entertainment center from Ikea ~ it came in a

Celebrating Everyday Life with Jennifer Carroll ~ Free Preview

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I am a magazine-a-holic.  I love them (much to my husband’s chagrin).  I have a hard time parting with them (boxes full in my garage) but now with Digital magazines you can refer back to your favorites time and time again without clutter.  My absolute favorite Digital Magazine is Celebrating Everyday Life with Jennifer Carroll.  Every page is enchanting ~ the content offers something for

Things I Like Saturday ~ Ikea 365+ Cookware

Ikea Pot with Lid cupcakesandcrinoline.com

I need new pots and pans…there….I said it.  My cookware, for the most part, is an embarrassment but good cookware is really expensive so, I don’t have it.  I was over at my niece’s house a few weeks ago.  She has All-Clad.  That stuff is amazing.  I had never used it before but I  have a thing for hand washing dishes, I actually really like

Snapple Half and Half to Quench your Thirst~Fast, Tasty and Affordable

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I am a Snapple lover from way back.  Do you remember Wendy, the Snapple Lady {if you don’t because you’re too young….I still love you…I’ll just relive those memories by my lonesome}?  Those first commercials began my introduction to the wonderful world of Snapple.  Actually, those commercials and my Dad.  Daddy was a cool guy who was cutting edge.  The first sip I ever had

{Free} iPhone Photo and GIF Diary ~ Days

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I ♥love♥ pictures {especially of my boys} and taking them with my iPhone is one of my favorite things to do. The other day I came across this super awesome photo and GIF diary called Days ~ I had so much fun taking pictures of my little guy at the park and seeing him ‘in action’ made the photos so much more special. The Days app works with just

Assassin’s Creed III ~ The Wait is Over {Amazon Gold Box Deal of the Day}

Assassin's Creed III

Thank you to Ubisoft for sponsoring this post. Please visit Amazon.com to get your own copy of Assassin’s Creed 3, today’s Gold Box Deal of the Day! I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls Collective. All opinions are my own. I don’t play many video games with my kids but there are some that I do enjoy watching and Assassin’s