BJs Holiday Entertaining

BJs app

I am hosting Christmas Dinner this year. Actually, this is our third year hosting, but the first one with a toddler under foot. Thus, I need all the help I can get. Read: catered dinner. Alas, our budget does not allow for such luxury, but dang if I am going to be slaving over a […]

SmartSeat Dining Covers=Smart Solution

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I love innovative products. Especially those developed by a Mom who sees a problem and creates something to fix it. Case in point – gunk over your nice fabric-covered chairs. You know the ones. The ones that were nice before you had kids. If you are in crisis mode, or are biting your nails waiting […]

Magic Shopping at Magic Beans

mbean app

If you have been to a Magic Beans store recently, you may have seen signs about its one-of-a-kind shopping application. Until recently, I would see the advertisement and promptly forget about it until the next time I saw the sign, and so on. However, I was invited to an event to learn more about the […]

On the 11th Day of Charlene Chronicles…

Martian-Moonhouse

Technically, I am getting out of writing the post for this, because Magic Beans has beat me to it. Then again, they should have because they are selling this totally cool toy. I went to an event recently where I got a $50 Magic Ticket to spend on anything in Magic Beans. You would think […]

Birthday Hoopla

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I did not want to celebrate my birthday this year. I had no desire to participate in any personally-directed hoopla. Not sure why. Busy, tired or overwhelmed would have been good responses as to why. Let alone the fact that, hell, I am a year older. When asked what I wanted for a birthday present, […]

On the 4th Day of Charlene Chronicles…

Bilibo 2

It is holiday time, which means shopping time. If you are starting to panic, stay tuned. I have a chronicled a list of cool items that may help you with your holiday shopping. Some ideas will be geared towards babies. Others will target kids or the adult set. All in all, a mish-mash of holiday […]

The Pizazz of Posh Peacock

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Intellectual genius and blogger extraordinaire Christine Koh is the epitome of design awesomeness. Her company Posh Peacock showcases modern, chic and eco-friendly stationary; everything from stunning holiday greetings, exquisite invitations, charming note cards, alluring announcements, and classy calling cards. Needless to say I am a zealot. I turned to Posh Peacock to design my website […]

On the 2nd Day of Charlene Chronicles…

Yookidoo Faucet

It is holiday time, which means shopping time. If you are starting to panic, stay tuned. I have a chronicled a list of cool items that may help you with your holiday shopping. Some ideas will be geared towards babies. Others will target kids or the adult set. All in all, a mish-mash of holiday […]

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