Bright Endeavors Chicago-Made Candles {Gifts That Give Back}

I was sent candles from Bright Endeavors for my gift guide. All opinions are my own.Many of us think about giving back and helping others in need more in December than at any other time of year. Holiday shopping is a great chance to spend your dollars in places that can help communities or people in need.Bright Endeavors is a company designed to help young mothers in poverty. Bright Endeavors offers a paid jobs program for young mothers living in poverty to help them to gain skills while Read more [...]

LifeGoesPop Custom Pillows & Gifts

I was sent a pillow from LifeGoesPop for review. All opinions are my own.LifeGoesPop offers PillowPops, and then other "pops" which are all customized products based on photos that you send in. These can be of people or pets. The artists hand-draw your photo, this is not a digital filter. I was really impressed with how similar to the photo my PillowPop was!Price varies depending on how many people or animals are in the photo. I used a photo with two subjects, so the PillowPop price was Read more [...]

SkullDuggery Max Traxxx R/C Cars & Tracks {Gift Idea For Kids}

I was sent product from SkullDuggery for my holiday gift guide. All opinions are my own.SkullDuggery's Max Traxxx line combines a few different common toy concepts into a single toy. The vehicles included are just a few inches long like other popular car toys. However, they are remote control cars! Plus, they can be driven on these small tracks that are made just for the size of the toy cars. So, it's the fun of R/c toys and cars with track toys! In addition, some of the sets offer special perks.The Read more [...]

Tynies Miniature Glass Animals {Gift Idea}

I was sent Tynies for my holiday gift guide. All opinions are my own.I have an 11 year old niece who has loved playing with small animal figurines for years now. I think she started this interest around 3 years old! Somewhere along the way, she became interested in glass knick knack type figurines. She is careful and responsible with them, so they became used as toys for her. It was rather unconventional but she's done well with them, so why not?More recently, she's become interested Read more [...]

Arty Lobster Custom 3D printed Pet Sculptures Review

I was sent figurines from Arty Lobster for review. All opinions are my own.I was really excited to get a dog before we brought My pugs Frank & Beans home. I thought it would be fun and I expected to grow to care about them a lot. Still, it surprised me just how quickly and intensely I grew to care for them. I had a lot of pets growing up who I would have said I loved, but having two of my own as an adult was very different. These two little dogs are really more like family for me.Ryan Read more [...]