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Month: October 2016

The Sony RX10 II…An Awesome, Almost Pocketable Camera

The Sony RX 10 II was one of my impulse buys…  I saw a review of it on YouTube, and immediately I wanted one.  I typically stick with Canon, but there was something about this camera that I really liked.  And…my boys at The CameraStoreTV liked it too.  You can watch their review of this camera by clicking on this link:  Review of the Sony RX10 II. I also considered the Sony RX 100 line of cameras, but those just seemed a little too small for my giant hands!  They get great reviews too, and so many people have...

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Skywalker Trampolines…The Perfect Accessory for Everyone’s Backyard!

Skywalker Trampolines…our backyard is finally complete now that we have ours!  A few years ago, our kiddos received a trampoline from Santa!  It was perfect (and small).  It was a 10 foot, round trampoline with a net enclosure.  Just what we needed for our then 4 and 7 year old children.  And…it fit perfectly into our backyard without having to destroy too much of the garden area.  Santa knew what he was doing. Well…several years passed, and we quickly discovered that Santa had brought us a trampoline that was perfect for small children, but when big children got on it, the...

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Bottle Flipping…What is the Big Deal?

What is the big deal with all this bottle flipping?  I couldn’t figure it out, but this morning after seeing Bottle Flipping was a topic on Live with Kelly, I decided that it was time for me to write about this crazy, fun, and very annoying phenomenon!  Bottle Flipping.  What is it exactly?  Well…in my house right now, it is the most annoying game my kids have ever played! Not only was Bottle Flipping featured on Live with Kelly, but there have been many articles and stories written about it.  When I came across one in the New York...

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The Razor Crazy Cart: Raising a New Generation of Drifting Devotees

The drifting fun offered by the Razor Crazy Cart isn’t really new. Drifting has been around for decades, when it started as a Japanese racing technique back in the 1970s. It’s been famous worldwide since the days of video games like Need for Speed: Underground and GT4, along with hit movies like The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. It’s not just a trend anymore, and its popularity is ensured with toys for little children such as the Razor Crazy Cart. What Is It? The Razor Crazy Cart is basically a type of go-kart powered by a rechargeable battery....

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Farmer Mike: Pumpkin Carving at the State Fair

Pumpkin carving at the State Fair?  Really?  If you stop by to see Farmer Mike, you will realize (like I did), that it’s time to step up your pumpkin carving game!  Our annual trip to the State Fair of Texas is always one of my favorite adventures!  This year, we saw several things we had never seen before.  One of my favorites was Farmer Mike and his giant pumpkins that he carves! I’m not talking about carving a typical pumpkin face with triangle eyes, a triangle nose, and a crooked mouth, I’m talking real artwork!  Amazing carvings that are so detailed...

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On My Nightstand

The Widow by Fiona Barton

There’s a lot Jean hasn’t said over the years about the crime her husband was suspected of committing. She was too busy being the perfect wife, standing by her man while living with the accusing glares and the anonymous harassment. . . . . . [Read More]

On My Kindle

The Singles Game by Lauren Weisberger

When America’s sweetheart, Charlotte “Charlie” Silver, makes a pact with the devil—the infamously brutal tennis coach Todd Feltner—she finds herself catapulted into a world of celebrity stylists, private parties, charity matches aboard mega-yachts, and secret dates with Hollywood royalty.…[Read More]

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