Reviews

Spotlight Product Review – Padraig Shoes

May 24, 2013
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If I could do it all over again, I think I would go into the diaper business. It is such a cash cow! We have easily gone through more than 10,000 diapers over the past few years. This is just one of the many things you learn as go through this confluence of events called raising children. Try finding […]

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Spotlight Product Review – Fisher-Price Cradle ‘N Swing

February 1, 2013
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We’ve had two kids now and based on this experience, one of the main things I would tell any new parent is to invest in a swing.  The swing is king!  Both of our kids have spent many happy hours lounging, playing and sleeping in their indoor (and outdoor) swings.  It gives them a safe […]

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Spotlight Product Review – Rao’s Marinara sauce

December 21, 2012
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On the corner of 114th Street & Pleasant Avenue in Harlem N.Y. is a tiny little Italian restaurant called Rao’s. They are only open Monday through Friday. They are only open for dinner. They only have 10 tables. They only seat those tables once a night. Because of this, reservations are taken a year in […]

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Spotlight Product Review – UPPABaby Vista Stroller

October 24, 2012
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Are you in the market for a baby stroller? I have to admit. I never used to notice them; I thought they were all the same. Now, I see everyone one of them that crosses my path and I think that hands down, The UPPAbaby Vista stroller is the best I have come across. Am […]

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Spotlight Book Review – The Element

October 11, 2012
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 “You know what the scariest thing is?  To not know your place in this world… to not know why you’re here.  That’s… that’s just an awful feeling” “It’s hard for many people to believe that there are extraordinary things inside themselves, as well as others. I hope you can keep an open mind.” Elijah Price […]

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Spotlight Product Review – KiddyGuard Retractable Gate

October 4, 2012
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 Benson is 21 months old and weighs around 25 lbs. I’m a fairly big guy and pretty strong to boot but carrying him around can still wear me out. “Up, up!” can mean take me from here and put me there or it can mean I feel like getting a free ride for a while; […]

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Spotlight Music Review – My Morning Jacket

September 28, 2012
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My Morning Jacket is labeled as an American Psychedelic rock band from Kentucky.  They haven’t gone main stream yet but regardless, they have a very large following. Mark my words…you will hear about them sooner or later…might as well check them out sooner. I think they are light and airy with a certain bouncy quality. […]

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Spotlight Book Review – Odd Thomas

September 21, 2012
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  Odd Thomas: An Odd Thomas Novel by Dean Koontz– One of my favorite books. Growing up I was a high energy child. My mother will tell you that the only way she could get me to sit still for any length of time would be to read me a story. My siblings did not […]

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Spotlight Music Review – David Gray

September 14, 2012
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One of the first things I discovered about Ellen was her fantastic knowledge of music. By our second date she had put together a 2 disc compilation of songs (she titled it Balloons because of its uplifting quality) mostly from artists I had never heard of. I was shocked that there was that much fantastic […]

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