NOTHING says it is Time for the Holidays Like a Holiday Wreath

And what to my wondering eyes did appear… But a beautiful wreath both welcome and dear! Made of all natural ruffles and boughs and a bow Sent to Broad A Just in Time for the Snow! WHAT does your house say about the holidays? Especially now, when there is strife in every corner of the […]

Off the GRID gift guide: FLUFFEEZ

Today the Review Broads Go Shopping (WHOOHOO!) GIFT CARDS WRAPPED WITH A LITTLE EXTRA LOVE FLUFFEEZ Diva shopping for children and grandchildren require a Mr. Sherlock and Mr. Homes approach to the holidays coming up!  Many of us have gazillions of presents to buy, and money is at a premium – so before you sell […]

Off the GRID gift guide – PandaPals

Panda Pals I always love to buy for my grandchildren, as do all grandmamas!  BUT I don’t want to purchase toys that fall apart, or even MORE Legos, or games where the pieces all fall down.  So at this time of year, I make sure that The Review Broads find some treasures that you might not […]

Gift review: Art Therapy Collection

Sometimes the strange becomes the joyous! Adult Art Therapy Subscription Art to Relax By (for your Inner Kid) This subscription service is totally awesome!  Every month, you receive 4 Art Therapy Issues and different pencils and markers and pastels to PLAY and color – the magazines also contain lots of healthy hints on relaxing and […]


The other day I received a KNOCK on the door of my apartment. It was a FEDEX guy with a long WHITE box of …. Oh my gosh, I thought, I have a SECRET ADMIRER!  (Well, to be honest it is about time!  Clem is a DOG and I want a MAN to keep me […]

Subscription review: Treats

TREATS It’s after MIDNIGHT, the Candy Fairy Arrives Since I am single, I live my own schedule.  Clem (my dachshund) and I are early risers, so 9 PM is jump on the bed and open a new novel to read and review.  As I wander about the pages, and start getting into the drama of […]

Holiday gifts: Virgin Mobile Custom

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for Virgin Mobile. I received a sample device to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating WHAT IS THE NEWEST TALK IN TOWN?   It’s the Virgin Mobile CUSTOM CELL PHONE! NOW you can be the parent you want to be while your […]

Gift reviews: My GrandBox

My GrandBox  A Gift to the Elderly in Your Life   When I came upon GrandBox’s website,  I thought, ‘great concept for seniors! Why didn’t I think of that!’ Sending your beloved grandparents or any senior relative a GrandBox full of goodies and things to do is simply, well, right!  I live in a senior […]

3 Last Minute Gifts!

Note: we received product to facilitate this post. You haven’t been able to shovel yourself out of the driveway, the internet was down, and an I.O.U. from Santa doesn’t quite cut it (you’ve pulled that stunt before). It’s getting close to the zero hour, so WHAT are you going to do? Well, I have a […]

Tech Reviews: Lenovo IdeaTab

Lenovo IdeaTab A2107A This past Christmas, my daughter, The Diva, received a “touch pad” from Santa. She wanted it very badly so she could play Angry Birds. No, I’m not joking. She’s not quite eight-years-old, so it’s little things like this that make her feel special. My husband and I researched tablet computers and although the […]