Heading back to preschool

by Blogger on ‎08-25-2016 08:05 AM

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Just like kids heading back to grade or high school, or college or university, preschoolers need gear to help them get ready for the new year, as well. Here's a list of some of the essentials. 


Backpacks built for your active lifestyle

by Blogger on ‎08-23-2016 11:31 PM - last edited on ‎08-24-2016 08:13 AM by Blogger


When it comes to finding a backpack that's built for your active lifestyle, there are actually two different types of bags that you could possibly need. The first is a backpack that's going to look awesome while holding all of your gear and necessities. The second is trickier: it's a duffle bag that's going to get you from the gym to the conference room while still looking totally venue-appropriate at both.




Life as a student can be quite demanding. You need to manage your time to accommodate classes, studying, extra curricular activities, a social life, and perhaps a part-time job. You also need to be prepared for each of these activities at any given time, which is why a large capacity backpack is essential. Here are two great options that will help make life easier for any busy student.


Bright backpacks that help you stand out

by Blogger ‎08-23-2016 01:56 PM - edited ‎08-23-2016 01:59 PM


Not everyone likes to stand out in a crowd, but if you like to make a statement wherever you go, then these bright and bold backpacks are for you. Whether you are going back to school, heading out on a travel adventure, or just want something fun for commuting to and from work, these options are sure to keep you from blending in.


2 in 1 backpacks for school and the outdoors

by Blogger on ‎08-21-2016 10:21 PM - last edited on ‎08-22-2016 07:21 AM by Blogger

10408760.jpgIf you're already struggling with the stress of schoolwork, fall term, and the cost of textbooks, don't forget to take a moment to rest and relax before term begins. One great way to hit "reset" on your mental anxiety button is to take a nice, long hike outdoors, and these 2 in 1 backpacks are just what the stressed-out student needs to get a handle on the school year before it even starts.




A happy mind is a productive mind, and there's no better way to make your mind happy than to surround it with stuff that makes you smile. It's easy to move into your dorm room at the start of term and leave things just as they are, but with a couple stylish updates, you can transform your dorm room from a listless studying cavern to a productive, calming atmosphere that gets you into the studying groove.



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After a full day of classes you'll be coming back to your dorm room hungry and looking for something to eat for dinner. Check out these recipes perfect for getting you through the week.


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Yes, back-to-school is the time to focus on those kids who are heading back to an educational institution (or starting at one). But when it's time for the siblings to return to daily school, and the summer months are over, a baby will also need to get back into a routine.


Which of these 5 appliances should you take to your dorm room?

by Blogger ‎08-19-2016 10:45 AM - edited ‎08-19-2016 10:46 AM

cook_together.jpgWhen you're setting up your dorm room kitchen, you want to pick appliances that you'll use every day. Here are five you'll want to consider bringing along to set up your dorm room kitchen.


5 ways to brighten up your dorm room

by Blogger ‎08-18-2016 11:08 PM - edited ‎08-19-2016 12:03 AM

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Moving away to University can be nerve racking, and having to move into a new, bare space that you’re not used to can make it even worse.  Make this space feel as comfortable as possible by filling it with stylish, inviting pieces that will make you feel at home.


Get packed for Back to School

by Blogger on ‎08-17-2016 11:13 PM

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Summer is almost over, and soon it will be time to get back in the classroom, and back to hitting the books. But you’re going to need a lot more than just books to make it through the semester, so I’ve put together a handy checklist of what you’re going to want to have to get geared up, and packed up for back to school.


7 Best Backpacks for Women

by Blogger on ‎08-17-2016 09:12 PM


Back to school is just around the corner, so now is the perfect time to pick up a new backpack for both work and play. However, not all backpacks are created equal, which is especially true if you are a woman. As women, we tend to have different needs than men when it comes to backpacks, so to help you in your search, I’ve identified seven great options for you to consider.


What to look for in a school backpack

by Blogger ‎08-17-2016 09:04 PM - edited ‎08-19-2016 08:01 AM


It's the home stretch for Back to School and with only a couple of weeks to go, I bet you're knee deep in school supply shopping. This year, it might be time to look at the backpack you're sending your school aged kids (or yourself.) Does it have everything you need for your day to day? Do you need something bigger or more practical? Have your needs changed and perhaps you need to downsize? Come take a look at backpack needs and different styles from your Kindergarten goer to university and beyond.


Set up your personal student lounge this year

by Blogger ‎08-17-2016 06:32 PM - edited ‎08-19-2016 12:04 AM

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Whether you are still in high school, working on a university degree or heading back to school to continue your education, your study area needs to be a relaxing place that fuels productivity! This year, set up a student lounge that will be stylish and calming while also being an appropriate study space.


5 backpacks that will fit everything

by Blogger ‎08-15-2016 10:26 PM - edited ‎08-15-2016 10:26 PM

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When back to class means back to carrying everything but the kitchen sink, you need a backpack that will fit everything.


Backpack for your stylish toddler

by Blogger on ‎08-15-2016 07:28 AM

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Whether he's in preschool, daycare, or getting ready for kindergarten, every child could use a backpack. And just like you choose bags, purses, wallets, and briefcases that best fit your style, your little one deserves a super-cute backpack, too. 


10 backpacks that impress

by Blogger on ‎08-14-2016 11:35 AM - last edited on ‎08-15-2016 11:32 AM by Community Manager

10409043.jpgIf you're a serious student (or you're raising one), the key to starting the school year off right is a great backpack. I know it sounds a little silly, but without it, where are you going to put all of your textbooks, notes, and weird science gear?




Whether you’re moving to campus for the first time, or are returning in the fall after a few months of summer fun, there are a number of essentials you will need to bring with you. Obviously clothing and electronics top the list, but another item that should be on your list is a decent vacuum.


Must-try dorm room lunch recipes: Shelly's Friday Favourites

by Blogger on ‎08-12-2016 09:50 AM - last edited on ‎08-12-2016 01:08 PM by Editor in Chief

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When you've got a busy school schedule you don't always make time for lunch, but with these four dorm room lunch recipes, you'll always have something to eat.


Do more with your tablet than you thought possible with the right accessories

by Blogger on ‎08-12-2016 06:18 AM - last edited on ‎08-12-2016 01:12 PM by Editor in Chief


Tablets are extremely versatile computing platforms. They are also increasingly powerful and approach the capacitires of notebooks and 2-in-1's. Let's look at some accessories that can improve anyone's tablet owning experience


Make better drip coffee with the Braun BrewSense 12-Cup coffee maker

by Blogger ‎08-11-2016 02:48 PM - edited ‎08-11-2016 02:53 PM

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I spent a few days with the Braun BrewSense drip coffee maker and now I'm a drip coffee convert. Take a look at my video and review of the Braun BrewSense and see how this coffee maker stands apart from others.


Home theatre for a dorm or apartment in 3 easy steps

by Blogger on ‎08-11-2016 01:47 PM - last edited on ‎08-12-2016 01:12 PM by Editor in Chief


When space is tight in student living quarters, it can be hard to dream of having a great home theatre. But with a few simple steps, you can free up space and start enjoying your content. Start by getting your gear off the furniture and onto the wall.


Top tips for organizing your dorm room

by Blogger on ‎08-11-2016 09:00 AM


Whether you’re moving abroad, down south, or staying local for school this fall, if your plan involves living on campus, I can guarantee your dorm room will be small. That’s why it is important to think ahead about how you’ll keep your space organized–not just for your sanity and that of your possible roommate, but studies show that an organized space increases productivity and efficiency, which are assets that will definitely come in handy as a student.


Best backpacks for school

by Blogger on ‎08-10-2016 10:08 AM - last edited on ‎08-16-2016 02:20 PM by Blogger


Back to school shopping is in full swing and one of the most important purchases of the year is a backpack. It's important to find the right style to meet your needs and there are so many to choose from. Read on to see some of the top selling backpacks of the year, you'll be sure to find one to meet your needs for the upcoming school year.


The best way to stock a dorm room refrigerator

by Blogger on ‎08-09-2016 12:28 PM - last edited on ‎08-16-2016 03:39 PM by Blogger

dorm room fridge.jpgWhen you're buying groceries for the first time on your own, you're probably not really thinking about exactly how you're going to store them. If you've taken a dorm room refrigerator along for back to school, you'll have space to spare by following these tips.


How to build the ultimate gaming station in your dorm

by Blogger on ‎08-08-2016 09:26 PM - last edited on ‎08-16-2016 03:51 PM by Blogger

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The school year is almost upon us, and if you are going to university, chances are you will be moving into a dorm. Granted you won’t be spending all your time in your dorm room, but when you are in there, you want it to be comfortable and to maximize what little space you have available. Hopefully this guide will help you pick out some great gear and give you some good ideas to give you the ultimate gaming station.


Back to school: easy, tasty breakfast smoothies that will get you to school fast

by Blogger on ‎08-08-2016 12:35 PM - last edited on ‎08-17-2016 02:18 PM by Blogger


We are well into August and back to school is just weeks away. I truly believe that breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day, and I know sometimes it gets skipped on busy school mornings. One way to ensure you get a healthy breakfast in a quick way is to make a smoothie. Read on for a couple great back to school smoothie recipes.


Top 5 chairs for studying

by Blogger on ‎08-05-2016 12:56 PM - last edited on ‎08-17-2016 02:30 PM by Blogger


It's time to sit back and enjoy an informative look at the top 5 chairs for studying in absolute comfort this school year. Each of the chairs I consider today combine style, comfort, & durability—for the ultimate studying (or working) experience. If you've recently been thinking of upgrading the chair in your home office or dedicated study area, or if you're a serious gamer in need of a suitable gaming chair, you're sure to find the ideal model here. So come on in & start checking these beauties out!


Microsoft Back to School Laptops

by Blogger on ‎08-05-2016 12:16 PM - last edited on ‎08-16-2016 03:59 PM by Blogger


Preparing to head back to school and looking for a killer new laptop? You’ve probably heard of Microsoft. Windows, Office, Xbox, Surface ... If anyone knows PCs and what they’re capable of, it’s Microsoft. The company has put together a list of seven new laptops that impress on every front, while making the most of Windows 10. Skip the guessswork and pick one of these new laptops for the ultimate back to school computer experience.


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This is one of the best times of the year to upgrade your smartphone or finally give into your pre-teen’s begging for their first smartphone experience. Here we look at five budget smartphones to add to your to-buy list.


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