When I was asked to review the Infiniti JX35, I jumped at the chance!! Just look at this Crossover! 

When I first drove the Infiniti JX35, I was surprised to see how smoothly it actually drives....a little too smooth at first. I am used to pressing on the gas to accelerate and breaking often takes a while to come to a complete stop. NOT with this car! Breaking is fast and efficient, and accelerating is soft and smooth! While driving this car for a week, I felt as if the whole 'driving' experience was relaxed instead of my usual frantic driving in my own car. You will fall in love with this cars performance!
With a growing family it is always nice to have the extra manoeuvrability with seating and storage. I always find it difficult to 'pack it all in' in a stationary car where the seats do not move. The customization is definitely a bonus.

The exterior is sleek, beautiful and has an overall 'expensive look to it.' I really loved the overall outer look, especially the chrome accents! I think this car appeals to both males and females equally. The interior was also GORGEOUS! Comfortable, sleek and simple. Initially I was overwhelmed with the dashboard, but the control panel makes it easy to adjust to quickly.

This vehicle is very large, that means it can accommodate 7 passengers comfortably. I love how the back seats can be laid flat for storage.  The one handed easy access in the middle row is also a great perk to this car. I loved how the car-seats can stay in tow while folding the seat forward to allow the back passengers entry. Another great feature for any parent is the extra large storage compartment on the dash board and centre console! Great for 'hiding' things that you don't want your children to get their hands 
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Boo :( Too bad I had to give this car up! Don't I look good driving it? lol
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2 VERY Happy campers!! They loved the Infiniti JX35!

Okay, I am going to be completely honest when I say....whoah! This Crossover has EVERYTHING!! The safety features are too many to list! Air bags, breaking system and adaptive headlights are all impressive features of the Infiniti JX35! Fully-equipped with anything your heart desires in terms of safety and usability. I especially loved the heated wind shield wipers that are rain sensitive. Another feature that Infiniti has thought of to make driving safer and simple.

My kids did not want to give this car up! They wanted to live in this car forever! Each time we went for a drive (even a long drive) they sat quietly and comfortably. I personally loved the drivers seat adjust-ability. I usually find driving uncomfortable because of the seating...not in this car! Everything has been thought of perfectly. Height, distance to the wheel and even back pressure is all in accommodation in the Infiniti JX35. Did I mention, the seats have climate control in the passenger and drivers side? As well as separate climate settings for the back passengers! LOVE! No more complaining, 'I'm too hot' 'I'm too cold'!!

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Just take a look at this GORGEOUS dash board!

I think all the features of the Infiniti JX35 are way above average in terms of comfort, safety and security. They have thought of EVERYTHING in this car! I especially loved the Intelligent Key System because it made being a mother so much easier! When having a toddler in tow and another child to look after, this feature made both my hands free to hold onto my children. I love that I did not have to fumble in my purse to look for my keys upon car entry or exiting. The back up Collision Intervention was also a HUGE bonus! In a car this large, it is not always easy to see things behind you (especially when the car is packed with 7 people). Infinity JX35 has made backing out of a parking spot or driveway a little safer by bringing the car to a complete stop for a second if it detects an object or person within the range if your foot is not on the brake pedal. NOW THAT'S TECHNOLOGY!

Here is some more fantastic news....this AMAZING Crossover is now PTPA Approved!! How's that for a family car?
Discolsure: I was not given compensation for this post. Infinity Canada values my opinion and has given me this car for review for the duration of the week at hand. All opinions are my own.
 
 
Baby Monitors are not just for 'babies' anymore...
With the evolution of technology comes, a lot of brilliant uses for it....this is mine.

For the longest time I have been contemplating buying a video baby monitor for my 2 children Not because they are babies, but because they love to play on their own in our finished basement. I often thought of this idea as a dream situation if I had the ability to keep an eye on them at all times, and still could provide them with the space they needed to play. 

When I was approached to review the The Motorola MBP33 Video Baby Monitor I was thrilled, and anxious to put my theory to the test! This monitor has made my life so much easier!

The My ultimate favorite features are the portability and clear image! I used this monitor mainly to keep an eye on my children while at play in the basement, and loved that I could roam the house while still keeping a clear and watchful eye on them at play.

I also really love the 2-way talk feature. Instead of constantly travelling a flight of stairs or yelling every 15 minutes, I am able to communicate and hear them at all times

This monitor is Realiable and easy to use. I have not yet expiereiced a frozen screen or unreliable signal yet from the MBP33 Video Baby Monitor. Not to mention, it is really easy to use right out of the box! The selections and useablity are very similar to a home phone.

Guess what? The Motorola MBP33 Video Baby Monitor has been PTPA Approved!! 

 
 

Kernels popcorn has been a family favourite for many years. Especially on Fridays when the kids and I sit down to watch a movie passed bedtime and indulge in fun snacks and giggles! With so many locations and products that are sold grocery stores, Kernels is hard to resist. 

I was asked to review a location store for Kernels popcorn and I was pleasantly surprised that the store I visited was equally friendly, accessible and clean. The Promenade Mall location was bright and inviting and the staff was happy to assist my every need....not to mention, willing to allow me to 'taste' a bunch of flavors! The kids loved the taste-test and having the ability to pick a flavor all their own. Kernels popcorn has every flavor popcorn imaginable! From sweet, to salty, to spicy! So many flavors to chose from!!

My oldest always picks 'Dill' it is his ultimate favourite flavor! While I really love the candied flavors I always tend to lean towards the 'Canadian Cheddar' as does my littlest muncher. The hubby chooses the spice...he loves anything Jalapeno and was happy to finish the entire bag before leaving the mall.

I personally think that kernels is a great alternative to 'mall snacks' the franchise combines health, taste and a bonding experience for the whole family to enjoy. Sharing a bag of Kernels popcorn is cheaper than most family snacks and can be divided among each family member easily...in my family this is a HUGE bonus! 

Kernels has recently earned the PTPA Seal of approval...a family fave all around!! 
 
 
When I received the Ooma Telo for review, I had no idea what it was or why a person would use this. Since its price-point was pretty high ($229) I thought why not give it a try. The box simply states that it is a free nationwide calling and advanced telephony service. It is digital phone line with calling features just like a regular home-phone, along with calling nation-wide for free! Since it plugs into any broadband Internet connection and existing home telephone, I was eager to try it out and see if it did exactly what it said it did. Initially, I thought this idea was for a basic second line, something I was looking into purchasing anyway. I hurried home to set it up and within minutes (literally 25 mins or so)I had my new Ooma Telo phone line hooked up and working.

The diagrams in the manual show exactly how to set up the box, making it easy even for the not so technical person, like me! Once online, you have an array of options at your fingertips. A new number is easy to find depending on your area, even gave the same area code and first 3 numbers to any phone number in my community. With the Ooma premier service ($9.99/month) you have options such as, having a second-line, 3-way calling, Multi ring, back up phone number, Google voice, advanced voice mail, call privacy options, personalization and my favourite FREE calling between Canada and the US!!

YES, this is possible! I am living proof that this service has all these features and SO many more! I was in disbelief that a service this low in cost could give you so much! The only downside I found was (there is a catch) was that the company only provides you with 5000 minutes of air time per month. I throughly tested this because I thought that 5000 minutes wouldn't be enough for a chatter-box like me lol. Guess what? I did not even come close to using these minutes in my moth trial!! 5000 minutes is actaully a lot when you think about it, it is over 3 hours per day!

Guess what I did next? Since, I LOVED this service and voice reception, I decided to make the Ooma Telo my permanent home line. I have ported over my number (took a short 2 weeks) and I am loving this service even more with my original phone number, no one has noticed the change and I love having all the extra options even though I don't need half of them! I calculated a savings of over $300 a year! I also love that you can bring the Ooma telo box wherever you may be vacationing or visiting so that people can call you even when you are not home without paying long-distance or having to change a thing. As long as you have a broad-band connection, your good to go! This will come in handy when spending our winter vacation at my parents Florida home!

This product is definitely one that I will be recommending to all my friends and family, it does exactly what it says i does and gives you so much more! Worth every penny!
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