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Tammy Litke is a Dallas blogger, blogging since 2008.  She loves to watch movies, play video games, spend time in the kitchen, and travel.  Between recipes and reviews you'll find many helpful and some just plain funny posts on her blog. Welcome, pull up a chair and stay for a while!

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Tuesday
Nov112014

iClever 5-Port USB Wall Charger | Travel Portable Charger 

I don't know what your 'tech stash' looks like when you go traveling, but ours is kind of crazy!  Three phones, Two Android Tablets, an iPad, a FitBit, a digital camera, and the list goes on. 

Based on most hotel rooms we've been on, plugs are limited.  Some of the newer hotels and those that have been renovated are getting savvier in that they are starting to put a couple of USB plugs in the room, but inevitably we're plugging devices in to charge in whatever available outlet we can find...and usually that's not many.

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Thursday
Sep112014

New Gadget Recoil Winders is the Solution to Tangled Cord Clutter

Everyone can relate to tangled cord frustration when they confront a knot of headphones, USB cords and cell phone chargers. Spring-loaded and totally automatic, Recoil Winders is the first-of-its-kind cord cleanup product giving consumers a solution to tangled cord clutter.

Recoil Winders’ efficient and time-saving retractable design ensures cord protection and organization in homes, offices and for people on-the-go. Check out this 30 second video to see Recoil Winders in action and how they solve the problem of tangled cords:

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Monday
Jul282014

Bombinizz the Must Have Accessory for Your College Freshman

If you need to complete your college freshman's dorm room shopping, Bombinizz is a practical accessory that is perfect for transporting their pillow from school to home and vice versa.  It's not surprising at all that a Mom started this home-grown business when she found a need for a storage solution for her children's pillow on their outings.  We've all seen our kids juggling bags of all sizes when they're going for a sleepover, to camp or their dorm rooms.  They try to tuck that unwieldly pillow under their arm and inevitably it ends up on the ground, covered in dirt and germs.

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Friday
May232014

TunnelBear App - Free VPN for Traveling

If you take a peek at the top right hand corner of my blog, you'll read a little bit about me, and then you'll see that I'm a World Traveler.  I've been to some posh places and to some down right scary ones.  My family tends to be frugal when traveling (which is why we've been able to go to all the places we've been), and so we'll only connect online outside the United States if we can get free Wi-Fi.  The thing is, one is always leaving themselves vulnerable when using a public Wi-Fi network.

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Monday
Apr072014

5 Things We Always Bring Along for Safe Family Travel ~ Vlog

Believe it or not summer is coming folks, and that also means that family vacations are not too far away!

So what can you do to ensure that your family and belongings are safe while you're traveling?

Here are 5 things we always bring along for safe family travel:

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Monday
Mar172014

Cabeau Travel Products

Most frequent travelers have a list of items that they never leave home without. I always have a full charge on my iPad and a number of books to read, but really if I can, I take the chance to sleep on the plane.  So you can bet that a travel pillow is on the top of my list of things to take with me when I leave home.

I actually have quite a few travel pillows already—but I'm not adverse to trying a new one.  Especially if it's named Airline Retail Conference's Best Inflight Product.

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Saturday
Mar012014

RAVPower 3000 mAh Luster Series Power Bank

RavPower’s 3000 mAh Luster Series Power Bank lets you charge your mobile devices on the go.  Just plug it into a an AC adapter, PC USB port or a car charger USB port to fill the battery up and then you can take it with you so you’ll always have power no matter where you are.

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Sunday
Feb232014

Product Review: Koolerbuy Koolertron DSLR Camera Canvas Shoulder Bag {Plus Giveaway}

Koolertron - Enjoy the Life With a CameraIt seems that lately we're always on the go.  Between visiting guests, our own road trips and blog opportunities, my camera has been working overtime in all the places we're going to.  I kind of like being a minimalist when it comes to what I carry around, but when we're going some place that I know I'm going to take a lot of pictures, I end up looking like I'm going on a major trip with all the 'baggage' I end up carrying!  Taking your DSLR camera on the go with all its accessories, plus your own personal items like your phone, wallet, car keys, etc. can be a real challenge.

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Wednesday
Feb122014

TravelWise Packing Cube Set

TravelWise sent me a set of their Packing Cubes to review. This is a great product for whatever type of traveling you might do.

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Thursday
Jul252013

Product Review - TravelWise Packing Cube System

We do quite a bit of traveling around here.  I'm kind of proud to consider myself an "expert" packer, which is a handy skill to have especially with airlines charging premium fees to check luggage. 

I was intrigued when I was asked to review EatSmart's TravelWise 3 Piece Packing Cube Set, a product that would make packing even more convenient is right up my alley.

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Monday
Jul222013

Do You Know About This ID Tag That Makes Travel Easier?

One of the things about moving is that you have to toss all the things that you had that were personalized with your address.  I threw away address labels, address stamps and luggage tags.  Anything that was pre-printed I didn't have any use for anymore.  I'm hoping that it won't be long and I'll be visiting the airport here to go on another trip, and of course that means needing to tag my luggage with something that shows it's mine.

SwaggerTag is a practical way to do that.  And they're fun to personalize yourself!

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Monday
Jun102013

Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium with OneNote & Giveaway - #OfficeTravels

I was bitten by the travel bug at a very young age.  With grandparents that lived in Germany, relatives in Western Canada and a father that worked for the railroad, it seemed our family was always on a plane, in a car or on a train traveling somewhere. 

Now as an adult world traveler myself, I have often pondered how my mom did it.  Packing, planning, budgeting and wrangling four children with no computer, smartphone or GPS to help her out.  I mean good golly they actually relied on paper and maps to get them to their destinations!

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Friday
Apr192013

Shutterfly Best Gift Ever - Giveaway

It's that time of the year again, spring heading into summer (although you'd never know it with the weather we've been having here!), which also means Mother's Day, Graduation and Father's Day not far behind those.

This year our "other daughter" will be graduating from high school.  It's almost as emotional as it will be when our daughter herself graduates from high school next year.  See our 'other daughter' and ours have been best friends since they were seven years old - they are now 17.  So many of our fondest memories also include her in them. 

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Thursday
Dec062012

Review for Personal Creations

Choosing a personalized gift, shows the recipient that you took the time to create something just for them. Whether it's a monogrammed bath robe or an ornament for the tree you can make a personalized gift at PersonalCreations.com for everyone on your list. They have such a variety of items to choose from, and you can add a special touch by being able to add a name or date, special saying or initials to a gift.

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Saturday
Jun232012

Win A Week-Long Cruise for Four with Dramamine!

As you know we have cruised a lot.  We NEVER get on the ship without motion sickness pills.  NEVER…LOL.  I got this press release in my in box, and since it fits well with my blog content (traveling + cruises + giveaway = my blog content…), I thought

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Tuesday
Dec272011

Showoffs Travel Bags

For years this is what my TSA 3-1-1 requirement bag for carry-ons has resembled (minus the toiletries).

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