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Honest, first hand product reviews.

Miniature Robotic Bug – A (Travel) Toy That Will Make You Love Bugs

We’ve all seen the commercials for the tiny robotic bugs. They come in a quite a few different species and do impressive tricks on TV. They are super cute, but we’re just not quite sure what to do with them. … Continue reading

The Importance of Having Comfortable Shoes During a Trip

How great is it to kick off your heels and put on comfy shoes that are still stylish. I’m not a big heel wearer but I do love comfy shoes. When traveling the majority of the shoes I wear are … Continue reading

Keep Your Whole Family’s Skin Protected Wherever You Go

Living in a Central American you have a huge perk – doing exercise outside daily. The only thing you need to deal with is the sun. And trust me, it can get brutal at times.  I am definitely not complaining, … Continue reading

Stainless Steel Water Bottles – Essential for Families On Many Levels

Every year we my son goes through at least three different water bottles. They are all usually plastic (BPA free), yet they become so beat up and nasty after only a couple of months that I am in desperate need … Continue reading

Easy Way to Avoid Sunburn Naturally while Traveling

Once my kids hit the water, there is no getting them out of there. And usually it is in the scorching sun. My lame attempts at putting on sunscreen basically wear off instantly as they splash around and play hard … Continue reading

Tiny Toothbrush Holder – Perfect for Travelers

Long gone are the days of full length toothbrush holders. With baggage ordeals with each airline I am constantly thinking of ways to minimize space. And traveling with two kids even something as small as toothbrushes can add space. And … Continue reading

How to Keep you Toothbrush Clean while Traveling – Toothbrush Sanitizer

What happens when you are on the road too long? Your toothbrush gets all cruddy, full of dried toothpaste. But that’s what the eye can see, imagine all the bacteria that is growing while being in your luggage and toiletry … Continue reading

Sticker Fun While Traveling

Staying in hotels is always fun. However, the novelty for kids runs out fast. It seems I am always on the search for fun activities to keep them busy. When my oldest was growing up, sticker books was a huge … Continue reading

Making Packing Fun and Easy for Kids – Travel Game for Kids

My older son is at that age when he genuinely wants to do his own packing for our travels, but ALWAYS gets sidetracked when he’s doing it. Instead of fighting his lack of packing skills (which I did plenty of … Continue reading

Snipe Hunt – Are You Ready for the Ultimate Traveling Game

What do little boys love, aside from climbing trees and bugging their parents? Playing games with cool prehistoric like creatures. Our Northeast US road trip was coming up and the time has come for my son and I to search … Continue reading

Swimwear for Curvy Women – Meaning Me!

The other day one of my good friends gave me a bikini as a gift. I haven’t bought, nor wore a bathing suit in ages. Not that I have a complex about my body, it’s just never been something I … Continue reading

Mysterious Creatures – An Educational Board Game

Do you know where the Loch Ness Monster lives? How about the Yeti? Traveling allows you to really get to know all about these amazing mysterious creatures. Sometimes, though, we simply can’t go everywhere. Yet our kids curiosity, especially when … Continue reading

Educational Games for Toddlers – Hide and Seek

Hide and seek games can either be really annoying or bearable if they are played well. However, I never thought that this will be one of those educational games for toddlers and on top of that, fun! How my search … Continue reading

Hiking Boots For Kids – Making it Funner and Better!

Hiking with kids is one of those activities that looks really fun on paper, but when you get out there with your kids and do it, instead it turns into a lot of complaining and discomfort. This kind of takes … Continue reading

Quick Fold Stroller – Perfect for City Travel

Traveling with children can be challenging on many levels. For me the biggest test of all boils down to my baby’s needs. Or more specifically my need to keep him happy so I can enjoy my traveling. This all starts … Continue reading

Travel Hammock for Two – The Fun Has Just Begun

Hammocks are one of those travel toys that everyone wants to have. So, when you are hopping around a tropical country and buy a hammock from the side of the road, all of a sudden you are weighed down with … Continue reading

Looking for Sunglasses Over Glasses? Here’s One To Consider

Do you struggle with sunglasses and prescription lenses? This seems to be a huge complaint for my dad who constantly is on the look for the right type of sunglasses to wear over his glasses. He tried doing the prescription glasses that … Continue reading

UV Swimwear for Kids – One Step Ahead Review

Kids have this funny tendency, when they go swimming, to stay in a pool all day long. This makes it an impossible task to put sunscreen on them more than the initial chance. Yet the sun doesn’t get any milder. … Continue reading

Convertible Dress – Eco Friendly Clothes from Aventura Clothing

What is the number one thing you look for when you start packing for your trip? Clothes that will serve many purposes, right? My most versatile piece of clothing, when I did my gap year, was a sarong. This thing … Continue reading

Travel Tote Bag – Holds A Lot More Than You Think

Here’s a riddle for you – what do you get when you have two kids and two parents planning a day trip? Can’t think of anything? Here’s a clue – Too much stuff! That’s right. No matter how minimal your … Continue reading

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