Mega Back-to-School Giveaway!


So many first-day-of-school photos have popped up in my social feeds this week. My kids are back in just a few, and it certainly feels like crunch time to pick up all of the necessary supplies, clothing, and items for back-to-school.

It’s been a while since we’ve shared a great giveaway – and we’re so excited to join-in on hosting a mega back-to-school jackpot giveaway with over $400 in items for one lucky winner!

We’ve tried many of the items ourselves – and this buddle of goodies is fantastic for parents with kiddos of all ages. Check out all of the awesome prizes below – this is a giveaway you don’t want to miss!

Prizes Include:

  • Discount Glasses ($100 Store Credit)
  • pediped (1 pair of kid’s shoes)
  • Mini Hornit LIDS (1 child’s helmet)
  • Mabel’s Labels (Ultimate Back to School Combo Label Set)
  • MiFold (1 Grab-and-Go Booster Seat)
  • MyPhonePouch (1 Phone Case)
  • SqueasyGear (2 Squeasy Snackers)
  • My Travel Tray (2 Trays)
  • Wubba Water (Variety 6-pack)
  • Munchie Mug (1 spill-proof Snack Cup)
  • Mama Never told Me….A Diary of Unbelievable Comments and Questions Posed to a Pregnant Woman (1 Book)

Leave a comment below and enter to win via the Rafflecopter (US residents, ages 18+).

Big thank you to all the brands and Heather of US Japan Fam for organizing! Best of luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Sunnies with a Soundtrack

Bose Sunglasses

Thank you to our sponsor Best Buy.

Sunnies with a soundtrack? Yes, indeed. Bose recently released the Bose Alto and Bose Rando Frames complete with a built-in audio system. Sunglasses with music (for the user-only!) without having to place anything directly in or on your ears. These are the first-ever audio-sunglasses with built-in Bose speakers hidden inside two classic designs.

Play music, take calls, and enjoy the sun with UVA/UVB protection – without disturbing others around you. Like magic, the revolutionary open-ear audio design provides sound to the user ONLY without blasting music in unintended places. Unlike existing open-ear products that use bone conduction, Bose Frames are comprised of a custom-designed speaker in conjunction with a series of patented acoustic chambers and ports. This design steers audio into the listener’s ears from the temples of the glasses.

Bose Sunglasses

The shatter- and scratch-resistant premium lenses on the Bose Frames block up to 99% of UVA/UVB rays. And you can even make phone calls, access Siri and Google Assistant via the integrated microphone on these sunglasses.

In addition, the Bose Connect app (available on iOS and Android) allows the wearer to get tips, unlock Bose AR, and personalize their settings to spend more time enjoying music (instead of setting it up!).

Grab your pair at Best Buy!


Add a Touch of Loveliness to Your Home This Summer


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Girl Power: Captain Marvel Collectible SteelBook


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JoJo Siwa’s D.R.E.A.M. The Tour Comes to Forest Hills + Ticket Giveaway!


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Elevated Outdoor Living with The SunBriteTV Veranda Series Outdoor 4K UHD with HDR


Thank you to our sponsor Best Buy. Hello June! As we approach the official start to summer – it’s time to make that outdoor living area an oasis. We’re excited to partner with Best Buy to share details on the SunBrite Veranda Series Outdoor 4K UHD TVs with HDR – because who doesn’t want to […]

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