Tag: Mother’s Day

Why yes, you do need this app for free last minute Mother’s Day ecards

I’m a big fan of ecards for holidays, and I have yet to find a better, easier resource for last-minute ecards than the Red Stamp app. With Mother’s Day just a day away, get on it! Surely there’s someone you’ve forgotten — a mom, stepmom, mother-in-law, grandmother, aunt, best single mom friend — or just someone you want to flood with some extra love this weekend without spending a penny. In which case, you can bombard them with gorgeous, free ecards by text or email, choosing from dozens of customizable modern designs, and even uploading your own photos to many of templates. This...

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Web coolness: Last minute tech gifts for Mom, the airline laptop ban, phishing hits the White House and more

Here are some tech links we’ve been reading around the web this week. Hope you like them too. CMP is an rstyle affiliate   This is your weekend, mamas! We love this #mom tote from Amalia Lopez of Latte Design on Etsy. Maybe a little gift for yourself…? (shown at top) Lots of Mother’s Day tech gift ideas for you. But hurry! If you don’t hurry, maybe try one of these great ideas for last-minute Mother’s Day gifts, many easily accomplished thanks to online retailers and overnight shipping. Instagram photo gifts for moms who love their family photos. Really cool app-based service that can...

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9 cool Instagram photo gifts for the Instagram-loving mom. Isn’t that all of us?

As a new mom, I’d adore a Mother’s Day gift that takes my favorite Instagram shots and transforms them into an awesome keepsake so that I don’t have to. After all, I can hardly find time to back up the several billion pictures I’ve taken of my 2-month-old, much less arrange them into a baby book. Which is why I’ve rounded up the some of the coolest Mother’s Day photo gifts that’ll preserve Instagram shots long after a mom or grandma has forgotten whether she prefers Juno or Slumber. Just be sure to double check shipping dates — or package that IOU in a beautifully handwritten card. CMP...

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Mother’s Day tech gift idea: The gorgeous Wisewear activity tracker, with a special feature to help keep mom safer.

There are no shortage of stylish activity trackers on the market today, all of which we think would make a very cool Mother’s Day gift for the right kind of mom. (Raises hand!). But this one from Wisewear isn’t just a pretty face. It can actually help keep the person wearing it a whole lot safer, too. Related: 2 new stylish fitness trackers in glitter and gold This gorgeous bangle will track your steps, distance, and calories, even sync with your phone so you can get gentle notifications if you get texts, calls or emails, which is super if...

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10 cool Mother’s Day tech gifts for your favorite mobile mom.

As much as we love flowers and chocolate for Mother’s Day (seriously, bring it on) we’d never say no to a an awesome Mother’s Day tech gift. Especially one that recognizes we are basically insane on-the-go multi-taskers who manage our entire lives –and our family’s, ahem — with the help of our phones, tablets and laptops. From audio accessories, to chic cases, to online subscriptions that make our lives better, here are some fantastic Mother’s Day tech gift ideas for all the mobile moms out there. Which, to be honest, is all of us these days. Related: The most beautiful floral phone cases for mom...

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Web Coolness: Mario Karts at Target, is Unroll.me safe, and teens are taking social media breaks.

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   You can now use Mario Karts at Target. Watch out for this Apple phishing site. Is Unroll.me safe to use? A closer look at their privacy policy. Cool events for families at the Apple Store! How celebs are using busyness, not wealth, to show status on social media. Interesting.   This Mother’s Day card from 55 Hi’s. So freaking true. Is your child gifted? Helpful online resources from an educational expert. Here’s why you should consider...

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Tine lets you add digital photos, even video, to a paper greeting card. Hello, Mother’s Day!

Well, here’s one way to ensure no one will ever throw away that greeting card you so lovingly wrote out and mailed. These Tine message tags allow you to send photos, video, even audio messages using a special code that you can stick pretty much anywhere. Perfect for when a text, email or video just doesn’t cut it. (And we moms here say that means Mother’s Day). Related: A very cool digital Mother’s Day card from the whole family Simply pop the tag on the card or gift, then use the Tine app to record your message. Then, your lucky recipient...

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A tech organizer that’s smart and sophisticated

We’ve featured plenty of tech organizers here on Cool Mom Tech, and as much as I dig them, I have to say that they skew a little on the masculine side. Which hey, nothing wrong with that, but sometimes I just want something that’s high on practicality and style. That’s why this Commute Clutch at Mark & Graham caught my eye. Related: 3 cool tech organizers to help you tackle your cords, cables, and chargers, oh my While it might not fit as much as, say, the This is Ground Tech Dopp Kit (which is awesome, by the way),...

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Wishing you all a [grinning face] Mother’s Day filled with lots of [sparkling heart]

Happy Mother’s Day to all the awesome moms out there, whether you’re fluent in emoji or just happy to get texts from your kids at all. Hope you have the most wonderful day, filled with love, family, and a whole day without the kids stealing your tablet and running out the battery. And psst…if your mom or grandmother or stepmother isn’t with you today, it’s not too late to send her a free custom photo e-card Do it, trust us. Now go enjoy your day! You’ve earned it! -Liz, Kristen + the CMT Team Mother’s Day emoji card: Sylvan Gate design on...

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Red Stamp app lets you send awesome last-minute Mother’s Day cards: Our cool free app of the week

We’ve been talking about the easy-to-use, tasteful, and free Red Stamp app for a few years, though today it’s worth a reminder, so that you can be sure to send your mom, grandma, or favorite mom-like person a beautiful and heartfelt message for Mother’s Day. In fact, you can send every mom and grandmother you know an ecard made just for them because the Red Stamp app for iOS and Android makes it so quick and simple to email, text, or even post your cards on social media for the world to see. With options for adding one or more photos, as well...

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