Outdoor projector makes holiday decorating easy

A variety of inserts make it fun to change up images for many occasions If you’re one of those people who hates taking down and putting up holiday decorations, the Oxyled Led Projector Light with 12 Lighting Modes, may be just the solution for you.   This tiny unit projects colorful images on your home…

Stocking stuffers to fit everyone on your holiday list

Surprise your secret Santa with one of these great gifts that come in small packages Stocking up on socks Stuff stockings with stockings, er, well, socks, that will give the recipient good feelings head to toe. Balega Limited Edition Grit and Grace socks ($14) from Enduro are made from US yarn and spun in South Africa,…

Five tasteful foodie gifts for the holidays

Give the epicureans on your shopping list something to savor Belly up What’s better than bacon? How about bacon as often as you want it? This pork-happy dream can be a reality with Tender Belly, the bacon specialists who use vegetarian-fed pedigreed heritage pigs from sustainable Iowan family farms to create their flavorful, fine-restaurant-quality signature thick…

Look festive from head to mistletoe this holiday

Dress up the trend setter on your shopping list in these styles that will keep her happy all season These boots were made for power walking Shout “I’m here” without having to say a word in Miss Garcia Hedera boots ($479.16), a bold red skin boot that makes the statement, “unstoppable” with every step.  The…

The girls’ guide to glamping

Must-have gear for women who love the outdoors but also love creature comforts Hitting the back woods and camping out does not mean you have to completely rough it.  Whether heading for the hills for a weekender with the family or a girls getaway, take along the right gear that will make your next outdoor…

Home goods for a happy holiday season

Holiday gifts that will make a home warm and welcoming, safe and sound Ess-scential candles Even if the weather outside is frightening, you can enjoy nature indoors with the warm, soft light of a candle flame and nature-inspired fragrances from the Heritage Collection by Chesapeake Bay Candle ($15-25). These stylish, modern designed candles can make a home…

Tech the halls with the season’s coolest electronics

Eight smart gifts of gadgets, toys and accessories for electronics lovers Plug into fun this holiday season with these awesome devices and tech toys that will make the holidays  electric. We will, we will Roku Binge watchers will love the ultimate top-of-the-line streaming device, Roku Ultra, that streams high-quality HD and even 4K video with…

Click and gift for a stress free holiday season

Save a trip to the mall by filling up your virtual shopping cart with these great gifts The holidays should be a season of joy, not a marathon of stressful shopping. Make it easy on yourself and order up these sure-to-please gifts, all available online – and in stores – if you must, for everyone…

Sunday supper memories, and cherished family meals

Our family’s Sunday treks to both grandparents’ homes made for a very filling day, in many ways Sundays are supposed to be a day of rest, but growing up in my family, Sundays were hectic. First it was Sunday school for me and my brother. Usually Dad stayed home to do yardwork, and mom took us to…

The all-nighter survival guide for midterms

8 items that get the grade for studious students It’s midterm time, and staying up until the wee hours of the morning is and unfortunate reality for hard-studying students, but pulling an all-nighter does not have to be a miserable experience. Here are a few survival items for making the hours go faster and easier…