Chuggington Puzzle Stations for Windows 8.1

My kids love spending time on the computer.  If it has a screen and games they want to use it...especially if I am the one on it.  It can sometimes be challenging to find games that are age appropriate and educational, but that will also entertain our kids! There is a big age gap in my kids.  Almost 5 years!  So the games that my oldest boy wants to play are much too hard for his little brother.  That's why I'm grateful for games that are … [Read more...]

Xbox SmartGlass on the Windows 8 Phone – #Summerswitch

Disclosure:  I am a part of the #SummerSwitch Challenge.  The Nokia 920 Windows 8 phone was provided to me to use for the challenge my Microsoft Canada.  As well, I will receive compensation for my participation in this event.  All opinions expressed are my own. A little more than a week ago I shared with you my first impressions of the Nokia Lumia 920, Windows 8 phone.  You can read my initial review here.  But today I want to share with you … [Read more...]

Microsoft Canada’s #SummerSwitch Challenge

A few weeks ago I received an email...my friend Stacie from SimplyStacie had nominated me to take the Microsoft #SummerSwitch Challenge.  I was intrigued...I always love a good challenge. What Is The #SummerSwitch Challenge? Microsoft wanted me to give up my iPhone.  Yes, you read that right.  The i-appendage that has been superficially attached to me for the past year was going to be cut away and replaced with the Nokia Lumia 920 Windows 8 … [Read more...]

Kodak Easy Share Sport Camera

Summer isn't over yet.  Even into the fall the forecast is saying it's going to be HOT HOT HOT for most of Canada, late summer/early fall beach trips will be a must!  If you've got a pool in the back yard, it'll be open a few extra weeks!  Probably making up for the cold introduction into summer that we had.  Either way, there are still lots of opportunities to get outdoors and have fun! What could be more fun than taking pictures in places … [Read more...]

Club Nintendo!

Ok, So I have been a gamer since the beginning...well, not quite pong - but close. Our first system was Nintendo. The very first one. Kinda makes me feel old. The first games we had...Mario and Duck Hunt, I actually think it came with the system...remember the gun that you could just about shoot in any direction and still hit the targets? Well my gaming addiction filtered on to my younger brother, who is nine years younger than me, and took it … [Read more...]

EA Play

#ABMChristmas Twitter Party Giveaway #7 (Giveaway Now Closed - Congrats to @kris10chumley) Enjoy some awesome Holiday Games from EA Play this season. These recently released EA Play games are sure to be on most kids letters to Santa. NERF 2: “N-Strike” Elite features classic rail shooter gameplay and equips players with a cache of fresh features and comes bundled with a newly designed blue NERF SWITCH SHOT EX-3 blaster and attachable … [Read more...]

GI Joe – The Rise Of The Cobra for PS3 Review

GI Joe - Rise Of The Cobra Rating: Teen Genre: Action Number of Players: 1-2 System: Playstation 3We all remember GI Joe from the '80 - well at least I do...you know, A Real American Hero who taught all our brothers how to keep safe by not playing with things that can hurt you...always doing good and such. Well, as I'm sure many of you have heard, they're back, and just in time for our kiddo's to look up to them. The new GI Joe game was … [Read more...]

I need some gear!

Now that I've got my trusty laptop (thanks step dad) I always find myself wanting some of the awesome gear that goes along with it. I look in awww at the neat trinkets that many of my friends have. I've been browsing online through many different sites and just recently I came across one that seems to have everything I could possible need for Laptop Accessories. I've found so many things so far that I just don't think I can live without, one … [Read more...]

Need a gift for the Eco Friendly Nature Lover in your family?

Well, have I found the perfect gift for you then. Nikon has recently released one of their newest Eco Friendly products, the Nikon Ecobins 10X25 binoculars are the perfect gift for Dad this year. He can love nature from all spectrums using these new binoculars! The Nikon Ecobins 10X25's designers left no stone unturned when they were looking for great eco friendly products. They feature only non-chloride rubber, there were no harmful dyes or … [Read more...]

Great Father’s Day Gift Idea – XShot! – Bonus Giveaway!!!

Father's Day is coming up fast, and I always have an awful time trying to find a great present for hubby. He loves so many things, and none of which I know anything about. (Mostly tools) One thing he is, is a gadget lover. He loves anything that makes something else work better. And that I why I was so excited when I was given the chance to check out the XShot. The XShot is a wonderful little contraption that resembles an antenna or a … [Read more...]

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