Create Excitement While Learning, Make Memories Accessible, Sweeten the Day the Nut-Free Way and a GIVEAWAY

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That title is a mouthful, isn't it? Going back to school is a time of transition for families but it's also a time of excitement for kids as they get ready to learn new things, make new memories and spend time with friends.  Think of this post as a helpful guide to get back into the mojo {plus there's a FREE PTPA Back to School must have Guide available for viewing and download below}.  I'll be sharing some new … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Homework Helper Apps

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Our Favorite Homework Helper Apps It's time for school and all that entails, desk work, homework, learning, understanding, growing.....all so important, but sometimes it can be overwhelming.  When kids need help with their school it can be frustrating but thankfully, there are FREE apps to help with their learning and encourage them to learn more!  We use the HTC Remix and HTC One for the majority of … [Read more...]

The SIMPLR™ Way to Protect Your Stuff and a $150 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

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The Smart and SIMPLR™ Way to Protect Your Stuff I always love when I find out about a new product or service that's not only awesome but USEFUL! Today I want to share what I learned about how easy it is to protect your stuff with SIMPLR™ and not only will you learn something to make your life easier but you can also enter to win a $150.00 Amazon Gift Card.   There will be 30 ~ yes 30 winners!  Gadgets … [Read more...]

Get Ready for Back to School with STEM

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Do you know what STEM is?   S is for Science, T is for Technology, E is for Engineering, M is for Math  Right now in the United States there are currently 3 MILLION Unfilled STEM* Jobs. That number is staggering to me.  What's even more staggering is the fact that girls are still behind in STEM jobs compared with boys.  I was blessed growing up in that if I wanted to do something … [Read more...]

Top 10 Must Have Apps for Traveling

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 Summer Travel can cost a lot of $$$$ but if you have a Smart Phone there are apps to help you save time and money.  Here is a list of my top 10 must have apps for traveling.          1.  The HTC One Car App - This app comes loaded on the HTC One and it is amazing!   Within the Car app you can choose from multiple options including:  Navigation ~ here you can find … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Mom Who Rocks Technology

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If your Mom is the kind of Mom who likes technology and getting new gadgets shopping for her has never been easier than going to your local Verizon Store or shopping online at Verizon and right now {check for specific details} orders over $49.99 ship overnight for free so after you're done reading this post you can shop for Mom and have her gift in time for the big day.  Because I like technology {okay...love … [Read more...]

How I Stay Organized with My Windows Phone

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For me, streamlining is my word of the year.  It's my new mantra because Streamlining equals Saving Time and that's why I am so diggin' my Nokia Lumia Icon Windows Phone.   How I Stay Organized with My Windows Phone Last month my computer died and I almost went into mourning.  I do love getting new computers and techie stuff {really love in a far too geeky way} but time wise I did not want to have to … [Read more...]

5 Android Apps For Earth Day ~ Going Green with My HTC One

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In honor of Earth Day 2014 I went on a search for some Android Apps to help me Go Green {or greener} with the help of my HTC One.   Since my HTC One is my constant companion {one of them!} it's with me everywhere I go.  You never know when your going to need some 'green' helpers and these apps will help you navigate the green waters {in this case green water is good...no hidden alligators}. 1. … [Read more...]

Nokia MixRadio: Hands Down the Best Music Service Ever #VZWBuzz

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I love to listen to music ~ all types and genres of music but until now, unless it was songs that I had paid $$$$ for and downloaded to my phone or CD's I had purchased listening to music could get pretty boring as I listened to the same songs over and over again, and radio, well, while I enjoy talk radio sometimes I rarely find myself listening to music on the radio.  My husband is my personal DJ ~ he knows song … [Read more...]

Picturing Life with My HTC One #VZWBuzz

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Way back in the day when smartphones were just entering the market I said goodbye to my flip phone and said hello to a whole new world.  Since then I've had a few smartphones and almost 3 years ago I got my first 'advanced' {fancy schmancy} one which I had until a few weeks ago when I switched to my HTC One. I'm not much of a texter or talker when it comes to my smart phone but I do like to use mine for taking … [Read more...]