Category Archives: Product Review

Honest, first hand product reviews.

Child Safety Harness Alternative for Travel

My kids hate child harnesses and child leashes. And I keep pushing them on them. And with each push or beg, I get the same response – “I don’t like it, take it off.” I was desperate to find an … Continue reading

Thermal Underwear for Women – You Won’t Want To Take Them Off

For the first thirty years of my life I lived in cold, snowy weather. For the past ten years I’ve truly loved and enjoyed the tropics! Now we are planning a ski trip and just the very remembrance of the cold I … Continue reading

Beach Towel For Kids – Hidden Secrets Abound

My kids fight over beach towels in our house. I know, our fights aren’t very interesting, but they do warrant attention since it drives me absolutely bonkers! My three year old can’t understand the absurdity of the bickering and my oldest can … Continue reading

Laptop Backpack for Women – Fits Way More Than Just a Laptop

For the past three years I’ve carried an oversized, ugly laptop bag when I travel because I simply couldn’t find anything that would fit my needs. Being a mom of two small kids I can’t just get away with a … Continue reading

Travel Vests For Women – Prepare for the Trip of Your Life

The first thing you read when you receive one of the coolest travel vests for women by Scottevest is “Prepare for the Trip of Your Life”. That’s a pretty bold statement for a piece of clothing. However, the clothing is … Continue reading

Travel Dress For Women Topped off With Vintage Fashion Sunglasses

One of the most popular questions I get from my female readers: “What to do bring for dinners and (somewhat) formal outings.” With their luggages full of beach wear and shorts, thinking of a travel dress for women seems to … Continue reading

Beach and Travel Wear – Friends of the Reef Review

I’m not a huge ‘brand’ fashionista. I prefer clothes that are not only created and designed by women, but I also search for kindred spirits (if that’s possible while shopping for travel wear).  I’ve been traveling for the better part … Continue reading

Kids Thermal Underwear – Having Fun Where It’s Least Expected!

If you want to see how Microthermal material works as fun kids thermal underwear, tell them it’s super quick dry and watch the kids jump into them. If you can believe it, Antigua Guatemala gets cold. Really cold – especially at … Continue reading

Travel Accessories – Bags You Can’t Live Without

Traveling with kids is messy. It’s unorganized. And overloaded. Not to mention chaotic. So what’s a mama to do? Search for an organized solution.  Looking for the best travel accessories is the true key to stress-less travel. Baggallini Travel Bags … Continue reading

Kids Beach Towel – Have Fun in a Bag

Going to the pool or beach is always a hassle in my house. My kids hate my beach towels. Instead of forcing them to use mine, it was time to find some really fun kids beach towel, especially for my … Continue reading

Julbo Sunglasses for Kids – Check Them Out!

Living in the tropics the sun can be your best friend and also your worst enemy if not prepared for it. My kids are out in the sun for the better part of the day and I can’t even imagine … Continue reading

Eco Friendly Watch – Sprout Watches Review

Confession time – I haven’t worn a watch in over ten years. It all started with the clasp constantly getting caught in my hair. Then I couldn’t find an eco friendly watch, which was the only kind that I really … Continue reading

Beat It – Bug Repellent with a Zing!

Finding all natural, fun insect repellent products is tougher than one thinks, and it is one of my family’s travel necessities. After a bad experience with mosquito spray my baby almost has a phobia towards them. Yet, he’s one of … Continue reading

Bug Repellents – Travel Necessities You Can’t Live Without!

Since childhood mosquitos and me were arch enemies. They loved to bite me and I despised being anywhere around them. They literally used to find me during the harshest NY winters where they hibernated in my room and feasted on … Continue reading

Wallet for Traveling and Every Day Use

Traveling with small kids can get super messy! Paperwork all over the place. Documents in all the wrong places. Bags that are out of control. My resolution for the New Year is organization – in every aspect of my life … Continue reading

Travel Wallet and Passport Holder – The Proper Way To Travel

What’s a good gift to give your dad? A man who really doesn’t need anything – at least nothing that he allows anyone to know. So pounding my head over and over again for the best gift option, I realized … Continue reading

Sunscreen Protection and Kids – What’s the Best Choice

After living in the tropics for so many years I’ve discovered two things: 1. My family and I love to live in warm weather with lots of sun 2. My family and I love to travel to the tropics where … Continue reading

Carry On Luggage – Fun, Colorful and Spacious

Carry-on luggage, these days, is crucial with the huge restrictions planes have on overall bags allowance. So finding one that fits the requirements yet is fun and has enough room for lots of stuff can be challenging to find. I’ve … Continue reading

Sun Protection and UV Protection in Green

Sun and warmth are the two main ingredients for my family and me when looking to travel. And with this mix high UV exposure is usually at the top of the list. I may love the warmth, but prefer not … Continue reading

Sun Protective Swimwear for Boys – A Must Have!

Living in a Tropical country the urge for my kids to go swimming hits them way too often, but who can deny two boys under nine pool time? Aside from constantly on the look out for a pool, my biggest … Continue reading

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