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Dropcam HD Wi-Fi Wireless Video Camera Review and GIVEAWAY!

Dropcam HD Wi-Fi Wireless Video Camera Review and GIVEAWAY!

UPDATE: Giveaway is now closed. Thank you everyone who participated!   I recently went back to work full-time, and I am so excited to share with you my new favorite tech device that helps keep our kids safe and secure while I am away. Introducing... the Dropcam! The Dropcam is a high-definition WiFi video camera for home or work. It displays…
Organize Your Energy & Save!

Organize Your Energy & Save!

Spring and Summer are just around the corner.  We did have a brief shiny minute of Spring weather yesterday until it turned bad again today, but I know it's coming soon, and I can NOT wait.  I'm definitely not a Winter girl.  These boots were not made for snow, that's for sure.  Alas, when the heating bill starts going down,…
Best Android Apps for Getting Organized!

Best Android Apps for Getting Organized!

I use my Android tablet (the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9) as my "dayplanner". Gone are the days my Franklin planner was constantly by my side. I'm a digital girl, living in a digital world. So how do I use my tablet as my day planner? These 9 essential apps is how! Dropbox - I take a picture with my phone,…
How to Clean Your KeyBoard

How to Clean Your KeyBoard

Now don't panic, but it's possible that your computer keyboard may have a life of it's own. You never know what kind of creatures may be lurking under the keys! Dust, dirt, and germs tend to gravitiate toward your computer keyboard, but have no fear! Here's are a few quick tips to keep your keyboard looking spiffy clean. First, turn off…
Apps for Moms Review

Apps for Moms Review

I spent a whole week visiting my sister last week. She recently purchased an iPhone and asked what apps should be downloaded on it. She was completely overwhelmed by the iTunes Store and wanted to know what my favorite apps were. I told her a few favorites and sat there thinking, there should be an app that tells you about…
Labeling Electronics

Labeling Electronics

If there's one thing I get tired of, it's my kids borrowing my phone. I once deleted Angry Birds thinking it would keep the troops away. Nope. They had it right back on within 24 hours. For this very reason my husband and I both enabled lock screens on our cell phones. We can get in with a password, kids…
Efficiency with Electronic Timers

Efficiency with Electronic Timers

Holidays are on their way! Stores are hopping with holiday lights, decor, gifts, food, and... electronic timers! I looooove me some electronic timers.   These are my two favorite brands: Timex, and Intermatic. Both are sold just about everywhere. I picked these up at Wal-Mart. They both sell for under $5. What do I use electric timers for you ask?…

Outlook, My New, Old Best Friend

For a few weeks I had been, what I'll call "between computers".  I left a job at one company, and as a result had to give back the laptop I was using.  My new company had purchased me a laptop, but due to some parts that were not in stock it was taking a bit of time for the laptop…

How to Organize Your Social Media

Over on my tech site, I'm talking about "Social Media Overload".  With the addition of Google+, many people are feeling a little overwhelmed with the social media options available to them.  I'm going to help you streamline the process a bit! Use ONE tool on your desktop.  If you want to keep up with Facebook, and Twitter, and Foursquare, and…

Ahhhh Clearing My Digital Clutter (RSS Style)

Once upon a time I liked to read blogs.  OK, maybe I pretended to like to read blogs.  I would check out the internets and the Twitters and find awesome blogs.  I'd immediately subscribe to the blog on my Google Reader.  Then weeks down the road, every time I'd open my iGoogle page, I'd go to my Google Reader and read…