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Create AR Personalized Holiday Cards with Polaroid Lab

November 17, 2019
Polaroid Lab

For those who are obsessed with the look of Polaroids, the new Polaroid Lab is the perfect gadget for you. Just in time for the holidays too! Imagine all the photos you’ll be taking during the holidays. Not to mention the creative crafts that will be keeping you busy this season. This holiday season, transform your digital photos into real Polaroid pictures with the all-new Polaroid Lab. Not a printer, not a scanner, just an instant formula for timeless images. The Polaroid…

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Kitchen Gadgets Technology Wine & Cocktails

How to Store Leftover Champagne After Opening Bottle

August 2, 2017

Welcome to a celebration of a long love affair. If you love life with a passion, you will love Champagne and other sparkling wines, as I do. Every time I drink Champagne I am asked what am I celebrating? I say, life.  But who says Champagne is only for special occasions? Don’t get me wrong, I won’t turn away a good glass of wine or cocktail! But this bubbly affair of mine has been going on for some time.  Just…

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Sites and Apps Technology

What I Discovered From 23andMe – DNA Genetic Testing

May 17, 2017

I know it’s been a while, but this past Valentine’s Day instead of getting more kitchen tools, gadgets or flowers, I asked the boyfriend for 23andMe, a personalized genetic service that helps you understand what your 23 pairs of chromosomes – your DNA. The DNA genetic test gives information on everything from how much DNA you share with our Neanderthal ancestors, but also to your family, your ancestry, your traits to even how much caffeine you like to consume.  The service offers two…

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Kitchen Gadgets Technology

Top 5 Cooking Alexa Skills to Help You Become a Pro in the Kitchen

January 18, 2017

At this point I’m sure everyone already knows about Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and its Alexa skills.  But how do you decide which skills to enable that will actually work for you?  I use Alexa a lot, in fact I have her in every  room in my home.  That’s how much I like her and how helpful she has been to me. The one place I use Alexa often is in the kitchen.  Let’s face it, the kitchen is the hub of our home.…

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Sites and Apps Technology

5 Festive and Fun Holiday Apps to Use This Season

December 1, 2016

Christmas is almost here!  Are you ready for it?  Does the thought of gift shopping and sending out holiday cards stress you out?  If it does, allow me to recommend a few holiday apps that can make this holiday season stress-free.  Managing family drama not included. Elfster Secret Santa is definitely one of the best holiday traditions, but if your friends and family aren’t meeting in advance to pick a name out of a hat, the Elfster website is a helpful tool…

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Smart Home Devices Technology

Canary – The Smart Home Security for Travelers

July 30, 2016

Whether you live alone with pets or not, staying connected to what’s going on at home while you’re traveling can be a challenge. Sure, we may all have mobile apps like Facebook Messenger or Facetime that help us communicate with friends and family while traveling, but what about your home – what’s going on while you’re away? How do you make sure that your pet-sitter or home-sitter stopped by to check on on your home?  Thank goodness for the Canary, a smart…

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Food & Drink Sites and Apps Technology Wine & Cocktails

Top Wine Apps That Will Turn You Into a Wine Geek

February 18, 2016

In honor of National Drink Wine Day, which is observed February 18, I researched a few mobile wine apps that will inspire or help any newbie sound like a wine geek genius.  Just like you, I’m always looking for a new wine to try that’s not only delicious, but are also easy to find that won’t break the bank.  I’ve had my fair share of wine, but I’m far from being a sommelier, which is why I rely on research and…

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