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Cookbook Review: The 250 Best Cookie Recipes

Cookbook Review: The 250 Best Cookie Recipes

March 13th, 2014 posted by Cindy Rowe

I was sent a copy of The 250 Best Cookie Recipes cookbook by Ester Brody to review. First of all, the cover makes you want to open it up and […]

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Review: T-fal Ultraglide Easycord Iron

February 27th, 2014 posted by Sherri Osborn

Let me start off with this disclaimer: I hate ironing clothes. While I do try to avoid using an iron when it comes to clothing as often as possible, I […]

Review: Kiki’s Jammers – A Poolside Hit

Review: Kiki’s Jammers – A Poolside Hit

February 23rd, 2014 posted by Tina Pearson

The hot days of summer are still here and that means that many of our days are spent hopping from one water activity to another.  With four active boys, we […]

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Review: DefenderPad for Your Laptop

February 22nd, 2014 posted by Amanda Formaro

Like many people, I own a laptop. They are portable and convenient and great for sitting on the couch or in bed, but the heat that generates from the bottom […]

Review: AnySharp Knife Sharpener - FamilyCorner.com

Review: AnySharp Knife Sharpener

October 4th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, you’ll want your kitchen knives to be in tip top shape. Chopping celery and onions for the stuffing isn’t the only task your knives […]

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Review: Laser Pegs Runners Kit

July 2nd, 2013 posted by Sarah Dees

At our house, we love building toys!  So my boys were very excited when we had the chance to try the Runners set from Laser Pegs. Laser Pegs are a […]

Review: MirrorCase - Pictures and Videos on Your iPhone

Review: MirrorCase – Pictures and Videos on Your iPhone

June 21st, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

I’m sure you’ve seen the most recent commercials from Apple. You know the ones, talking about how more pictures are taken everyday using an iPhone than any other device. That […]

KeyLime Cove Waterpark: Tropical fun in the midwest - FamilyCorner.com

KeyLime Cove Waterpark: Tropical fun in the midwest

May 11th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Waterparks are becoming quite popular for quick weekend getaways, even during the snowy winter months when splashing around in a swimming pool requires a flight to Miami! Not anymore. Now […]

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The Tbox – perfect for teens!

August 9th, 2011 posted by Family Corner Staff

For teenage girls, that “time of the month” can create an awkward situation around friends. What young lady wants to rifle around in her purse looking for a tampon? Tbox […]

Summer Organizing with Post-It!

July 23rd, 2011 posted by Tami Rose

Stop procrastinating and start organizing with these great new products from Post-It! Post-it® Pockets Post-it® Pockets -Go Vertical! Peel, Stick and Organize! Use them inside cabinets, near the calendar, on […]

GAME REVIEW: EXACT CHANGE

July 20th, 2011 posted by Tami Rose

Teach children to count money with a fun game the entire family can enjoy!  Exact Change combines an excellent teaching lesson with fun, fast paced action that the entire family […]

OUT OF AFRICA: Natural, Organic Shea Butter Soap

July 9th, 2011 posted by Tami Rose

Let’s face it – kids are dirt magnets! They like to play outside, roll around in the dirt and then come into your nice, clean house and spread the “love!” […]

FishEyes Rod & Reel with Underwater Video Camera

July 5th, 2011 posted by Family Corner Staff

Nextsport has come up with a cool way to take the guesswork out of fishing. Picture this. You and your keep head out to the pier and drop your line […]

All kids want to recall their multiplication facts automatically. But if they can’t, Multiply and Divide with Sticks and Steps® is for them. If they can count, they can multiply […]

Puppet Play

July 1st, 2011 posted by Tami Rose

Have fun and go green with Diana Schoenbrun’s Puppet Play: 20 Puppet Projects Made with Recycled Mittens, Towels, Socks, and More. A puppet builder, an illustrator, and an author, Schoenbrun […]

Brainetics – A Breakthrough Math & Memory System

June 29th, 2011 posted by Tami Rose

Brainetics , an innovative system that is making learning exciting again. Through fun games and entertaining tricks, Brainetics is teaching kids how to master the priceless skills of focus, following directions, […]

Delicious, Certified Organic Halo Bars

June 26th, 2011 posted by Tami Rose

What if there was a snack that could satisfy even the most demanding sweet tooth that had zero grams of guilt? HALO , the delicious between meals treat that’s designed […]

Sceptre 19-inch LED HDTV DVD Combo

June 15th, 2011 posted by Tami Rose

About this great TV:  Sleek widescreen LED HDTVs feature built-in DVD players and clutter-free design Widescreen LED display features ultra-fast 5 ms response time and auto contrast enhancement DVD player […]

Glow Crazy Distance Doodler

June 12th, 2011 posted by Tami Rose

What kid doesn’t love glow in the dark toys and coloring?  Now add that to being able to color on the walls without mom freaking out and you’ve got Glow […]

Zazoo Photo Clock

June 9th, 2011 posted by Tami Rose

The Zazoo Photo Clock is the contemporary multi-functional answer for your early riser.  For young children who wake too early or do not stay in bed all night, this is […]

Keep the Kids Busy with These Exciting Travel Games!

May 11th, 2011 posted by Tami Rose

With summer vacations coming up shortly, show the kids that there’s life beyond video games by introducing them to some great travel games such as: Chips Game  Roll the dice, […]

We have found new friends in Charlie and Lola. Lola is 4 going on 5. She has an imaginary friend named Soren Lorensen and also a real friend named Lotta. […]

A Review – Carnival Games: Monkey See, Monkey Do

April 16th, 2011 posted by Tami Rose

Are you looking for a fun way to spend some family time together without any complaints from the kids? Slide the new Carnival Games: Monkey See, Monkey Do into your […]

No more messy pet food dishes!

April 15th, 2011 posted by Family Corner Staff

I have several pets, 2 dogs and 4 cats in fact. Every day I have to go into the area where the animals eat and sweep up all the little […]

Review of the Dyson Groom

March 17th, 2011 posted by Family Corner Staff

I’ve just reviewed the Dyson Groom. if you have a dog that sheds, you’ll love this! Check out the video below and the detailed review here.

The Pocket Disc – amazing crocheted frisbee

July 22nd, 2010 posted by Family Corner Staff

Have you ever seen these? They are called Pocket Discs. Little frisbee-type discs that are basically crocheted, they don’t hurt if they hit you, are waaaay easier to catch, and […]

The Bheestie Bag really works!

June 14th, 2010 posted by Family Corner Staff

In our Father’s Day gift round up I mentioned several products, one of them was the Bheestie Bag. This bag claims to be able to revive electronic equipment that has […]

Review: City Select by Baby Jogger

May 7th, 2010 posted by Family Corner Staff

Can baby strollers be cool? Take one look at the City Select version by Baby Jogger and you will wonder why you ever asked that question in the first place. […]

Great Wolf Lodge: Fun in any weather!

April 30th, 2010 posted by Amanda Formaro

Waterparks are all the rage these days. Suite style guest rooms, family friendly entertainment, and full service indoor water fun, what’s not to love? Wisconsin Dells, in south-central Wisconsin, has […]

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