Piquing Our Geek: Amazon’s bad gift exchange system

Piquing Our Geek: Amazon’s bad gift exchange system

This morning we read about the new bad gift exchange system patented by Amazon, and we had to ask ourselves: Best idea ever? Or the end of graciousness as we know it?CNN described it as “the nuclear option for gifts” – a kind of system that would...
Reduce, reuse, resell your old cell phones with ReCellular

Reduce, reuse, resell your old cell phones with ReCellular

I have always been a gadget girl. When I got my Motorola Razr more than a decade ago, the “it” phone of the early 2000s mind you, I thought I was pretty hot stuff. But as with everything else, technology advances, and the once cutting-edge Razr is now the...
Turn the teaching around and get your parents up-to-speed

Turn the teaching around and get your parents up-to-speed

In addition to being a mom, wife, career woman, sister, daughter, and more lately, I’ve found myself serving as tech support for the litany of tech-related questions my parents have been asking me. Of all the mini projects I’ve helped them out with, I...
Music to your ears

Music to your ears

It’s very rare in the car with my kids to be able to listen to a song I like the whole way through without interruptions. Whether there are relentless questions like, “Mommy, what’s this song called?” or “Mommy, what is the name of the...
5 of our favorite designer sale site apps

5 of our favorite designer sale site apps

Ever tried to go clothes shopping for yourself with kid(s) in tow? Between toting a toddler while carrying unwieldy hangers, and then attempting to catch a mannequin in mid-air because your little one has pulled its skirt down therefore making it fall over (yes, it...

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