Aerobie Football

Thanks to Tryazon and Spinmaster for the awesome Aerobie Football!

This football whistles when you throw it correctly, which is pretty awesome! And it’s small and light enough that even my 4yr old can throw it!

We practice in the back yard with it at first and then took it to a play date with friends. It’s an awesome toy and perfect for the fall and playing outside.

I am encouraging lots of outside play these days because the weather is beautiful! And fresh air and sunshine are so great for everyone!

We’re all looking forward to our next playdate at the park!

HuePets – Review

Thanks to Tryazon for sending the HuePets party pack to share with my friends!

We combined our HuePets party with a birthday party and I gave away the Hue Pets swag as part of our party favors. All the kids loved the squishies and we parents had a great time discussing the new HuePets app and how difficult it often is to get our kids to eat their veggies!

Because of the number of kids, bananagrams wasn’t a huge hit, but it’s definitely a fun game that involves fruit! And we made sure we kept 1 cookbook for ourselves. My kids love to cook and I’m excited that they want to cook with more fruits and veggies!

The HuePets app is super easy to use. Just scan your food and it walks you through the rest. It’s a fun way to track what everyone is eating!

Rituals – Gift of Relaxation – Review

I received this awesome Rituals box from Tryazon for free to review, all opinions are my own.

I got to pick the type of box that I received and I requested the Rituals of Relaxation box, because I usually love the relaxation scents! And, with 4 kids, relaxing isn’t something that I get to do often.

I was super excited when my box arrived. It was in this very pretty green box (which I’m saving for wrapping someone’s Christmas present this year and was overall just exciting to open!

You can purchase the 4-Pc. The Ritual Of Dao Calming Ritual Gift Set here.

I had to open and smell everything as soon as I received it! It smelled so good! And because my bedroom is green, it even matches all my decor!

The hand wash is now on my sink counter and my bathroom smells so good every time I wash my hands. The foaming wash smells amazing! And the body scrub is perfect! It smells great, and the scrub texture is fine and consistent so it’s quite relaxing to use.

And then I stuck the lotion in my purse for when I’m out and about on these nippy fall days and just want a little moisture and a great smelling lotion.

Honestly, I love everything about this set! It’s high quality and smells great. They have many other scents and I love to give personal products as Christmas Gifts, so a few of these are going on my Christmas Shopping list as well!

Delicious and Easy Chicken Wings with Save The Day Seasonings

Thanks to Tryazon for the amazing box of Save The Day Seasonings! I received this box free to host and post about a seasonings party, all opinions are my own.

Sunday is a good day for us to have friends over but with flag football and then wanting to watch football in the afternoon I had to come up with something that could be mostly prepped before and that could be eaten with fingers.

I had all these amazing spices to try, so we settled on chicken wings:

9 chicken wings (separated – so divide the wing looking piece and the drumstick looking piece)
1 Tbsp Olive Oil
5 Tbsp Save the Day Seasonings
1 gallon ziplock bag

The day before, put wings, oil, and 3 Tbsp seasonings in ziplock bag, zip shut and mix or shake until wings are coated. Place in fridge overnight.

Baking: Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil, turn oven to 350. Place chicken in single layer on foil. Bake for 15 minutes. Flip wings and sprinkle with remaining 2 Tbsp seasoning. Bake 15 more minutes. 

I made 4 batches and use Jamaican, Spicy Jamaican, Strong Arm, and Alvi’s Incredible. My personal favorite was the Alvi’s Incredible, but I polled all my guests and they all came out pretty even, it was pretty impossible to pick a favorite. They’re all delicious!

Some of my guests were raving about how much they LOVE pre-mixed seasonings and how delicious and flavorful these seasonings are! I’m thinking that gift boxes as Christmas gifts would be perfect for some people this year! (yes, I’m already planning my Christmas shopping). Gift boxes are $30 and have 4 full size seasonings.

Check out the Save The Day Seasonings Store. And if you can’t decide, just start with “Alvi’s Incredible”, because it’s, Incredible!

Powerpuff Party

I received this product free for purposes of my review. All opinions are my own. Thanks to Tryazon and 3Doodler for the awesome party package!

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We had lots of fun with our 3Doodler Powerpuff kit! The kids liked the idea of creating their own Powerpuff character. However, in reality, we ended up with a bunch of pieces and a whole lot of eyes.

We love the original 3Doodler pens and my kids have spent hours designing things with theirs. And while I hope to one day finish my Powerpuff character, the character mold requires a lot of plastic and more time than I have at the moment. I managed to get 2 eyes done and then had to go do something else and when I returned the kids had removed my eyes and started their own project. So, I made 2 more eyes and it happened again. One day when I have time, I’ll do a whole Powerpuff girl without interruption.

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The kit comes with instructions, a pen, a head mold, and a few other forms. The head mold is larger than it looks and it took me basically an entire piece of plastic to do the black in the eyes. So, it takes a really long time to get all that plastic on there. The kids were pretty good at making accessories and they even managed an eye, the old kid at the party was 9 and even she lost interest before the project was completed.

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I really feel like this amount of detail is going to work better with older kids and adults.

While making the Powepuff girls is quite difficult, all the kids loved using the other round molds to make things like eyeglasses, hats, and such.

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All that to say, we had lots of fun making accessories, just didn’t get any actual Powerpuffs made. The box says 8+ for the age, which is pretty accurate, in my opinion. We just didn’t have enough time at the party for everyone to try it and to actually make a Powerpuff. However, sometime after the holidays are over and I have some free time, I’m going to sit down and make a Powerpuff or two because it really is lots of fun and they look so cute!

You can get your own kits from amazon:

Get the starter kit if you need a pen: or the activity kit will do if you already have a pen:

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Our Ozobot Party

I received this product free from Tryazon for purposes of my review. All opinions are my own.

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I received two Ozobots for free to host an Ozobot party. These things were way more awesome than I expected! First off, the color “coding” is really easy. In this picture, you can see one of the kids picking from the code bank to give directions to the Ozobot or “Bot”, which is what the kids named it.

The Ozobot package comes with the Ozobot, puzzle cards, markers, and a charging cable. My party kit also included a few experience packs which were papers with paths and other coding ideas for the Ozobot.

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As soon as I got it out the kids swarmed to it. The adults had to wait until later to try out Bot and his friend. They pulled out the markers and had no problem making paths to tell the Ozobot what to do.

Bot also plays games. Cover the four sensors to cycle through them. My kids favorite is where the Bot follows their hand when they hold it near the Ozobot. It can also run away and play music. So much fun!

And as if this wasn’t enough. There’s even an Ozobot app. It’s super easy to connect your Ozobot to the app, in fact, it practically does it itself. There’s games and other ways to interact with your Ozobot. I tested out the app before my party. I wasn’t really comfortable handing my iPad to a large group of kids so they had to stick with markers and paper for the party.

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Eventually the kids headed off to do other things and the adults got to try their hand at the Ozobots. They’re so much fun for adults and kids!

If you want to purchase your own at Ozobot.com use code OzobotParty1517 for 15% off your puchase. These would make an awesome gift!