3 Accessories You Didn’t Know You Needed

Are you an accessory kind of person? We all are, in our own little ways. Maybe you like to pop a necklace on to decorate the space your blouse leaves, or you like to put a ring on every other finger, to really make a statement about your fashion choices. Maybe you prefer to just wear a simple watch, to get across how practical of a person you are. Or maybe you like to shove a lot of items in your day bag, and see where the day leads you into using them!  Here are 3 Accessories You Didn’t Know You Needed!

3 Accessories You Didn't Know You Needed
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Manifest: The Complete First Season

When I first saw the previews for a new show, Manifest on NBC, I immediately thought of one of my favorite shows, Lost! I was a fan of Lost from day one! I watched every episode and I even watched it again a few years ago! I really need to get my hands on the DVD sets! Manifest: The Complete First Season lands in stores on July 23rd, a day before my birthday! 

Manifest: The Complete First Season Box Art

Disclosure: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with a free copy of the DVD. The opinions I share are my own. This post contains affiliate links. 

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We Found A Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker In Time For Summer Adventures

Summer is here. Are you ready for adventures in the sun, at the pool, or even at the beach? We found a waterproof bluetooth speaker that fits any lifestyle!

JBL Charge 4 - Outside Listening
JBL Charge 4 – Outside Listening
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Summer is here and that means that most people are outdoors, vacationing, or relaxing. There’s nothing worse than hanging out outside or with friends and having no music to liven up the party and worse than that, is having music when suddenly your speaker runs out of battery life. Well, JBL has a solution to that problem.

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Long Hair Don’t Care And Nor Does Our Vacuum

It’s no secret, I love my Shark vacuums! I’ve been lucky enough to try many different types over the years.  Unfortunately, we’ve had to move several times and I have lost many of my vacuums! Now that I am settled in our new home, I wanted a vacuum that can keep up with our busy home life! The Shark Self-Cleaning Brushroll Vacuum is a game changer!

Long Hair Don't Care And Nor Does Our Vacuum
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The Best Seat Outside With SunBriteTV Veranda Series with HDR

Last year, I was introduced to the SunBriteTV Veranda series, the television made for outdoors and as I look back on the post, it reminds of how much has changed in a year! First foremost, the biggest change for my son and myself is that we have since moved into our own home! I am officially a homeowner!

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

Change is good. I believe that people should be open to change. I know it can be difficult for my son, but he eventually adapts. Do you embrace change? Making changes is tough, but when you look back how and why it happened, it’s usually for good.

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Safe Driving With The New Uniden R7 Radar Detector

Why is safe driving important to you and your family? When we’re in the car together, our son is our precious cargo. As any child should be. Driving safely should be the only thing on your mind while behind the wheel.

Safe Driving With The New Uniden R7 Radar Detector

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

What if there was a device that could help keep your driving in check?  The Uniden R7 Radar Detector could help monitor your surroundings, thus preventing you from speeding!

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We Made Small Upgrades With Two Items We Use Almost Everyday

My son and I use to have to move every few years. Our most recent move was in December of 2018 and I’m confident it will be our last move for many years!  Each time we have had to move, I find myself making small upgrades with everyday items!

Small Upgrades With Everyday Items
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Every time we moved, I took the opportunity to downsize, declutter, and organize our things.  It is the perfect time to go through our things and determine what is worth packing up to take with us or just start over. I realize that not everyone likes to upgrade or downsize their items. With all of our previous moves, it just helps us overall ready for a new start. This time around, I was looking to upgrade my non-stick pan.

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We Added Style To Our Fitness Routine And We Love It

When it comes to my fitness, I like to treat myself with new equipment and new accessories.  It just helps me stay motivated! How you stay focused on your fitness? We rounded up some cute styles to add to our fitness routine!  Let’s explore them!

We Added Style To Our Fitness Routine And We Love It
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Get Smarter: What To Look For From Your Next Smartphone

In the olden days (by that, we mean the early 2000s), phones were all about calls and texts. They were functional devices which seemed like the cutting edge in communication. When we bought a new one, we looked out for things like appearance or a decent pay as you go package.

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Best Gifts For Gamers

Best Gifts For Gamers--ROCCAT: Horde AIMO Gaming Keyboard

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Everyone knows a gamer. Many of our readers are probably gamers of one kind or another. I, personally, prefer fun little games I can play on my phone or iPad like word-themed games, or those where you build up a little town and trade gifts and help other players, solitaire-type games, mystery games, or coloring apps. Pretty basic and mundane, I suppose.

But, my husband and children are much more prolific gamers than I ever will be. They love all the popular games for the PC, Nintendo DS, Switch, Xbox and Playstation platforms like Left 4 Dead, Far Cry, Resident Evil, Legend of Zelda, Animal Crossing, Mario Kart, Zak & Wiki, Rock Band, The Sims, Grand Theft Auto, Assassins Creed, Halo, Metal Gear Solid, Battlefield, Red Dead Redemption, Uncharted, The Last of Us, The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, Gears of War, Metroid, inFAMOUS, Call of Duty……

I mean, pick your favorite game of all time and they’ve probably played it at some point. I can’t keep up with it all. I know I sound like a total noob.

Since they’re all gamers, any time birthdays or Christmas come around I always kind of delve into this part of their world just a bit (enough to become thoroughly dazed and confused!) in search of gift ideas that they’ll love.

Over the years I’ve found some nice little gems and started something of a tradition in gifting to the gamers in my own family as well as outside friends and family that is pretty successful. Here are some of my ideas for the best gifts for gamers. Some of this stuff you already know if you have a gamer in your life. [read more]