Give the Gift Of Play with Whatnot Toys #Review


Looking for a great gift for the little one on your shopping list this holiday season?  If you haven’t heard of Whatnot Toys yet, they’re the coolest little toys that are quickly taking over holiday wish lists this year.  Whatnot Toys is the greatest new toy company to hit planet Earth!  Whatnot is on a mission to search the globe to find the best new toys and collectibles and share them with kids of all ages in North America and beyond.


Kitty Club is one of the first fabulous toy lines available from Whatnot Toys.  From playsets to vehicles to accessories and even surprise packs, your little one will fall in love with all of the cute little collectibles that Kitty Club has to offer.  There are 24 adorable little kitties to collect and so many glam accessories you can’t help but collect them all.


My daughter’s favorite item was the adorable plush purse, of course!  Whether my daughter is carrying her Kitty Club stuff inside or some lipgloss, it’s always by her side.   If you’re looking to get your hands on one of these cute purses, all you have to do is spend $10 on Kitty Club products at your local retailer and receive one of these adorable Kitty Club handbags!


If you’re looking for a great gift for a boy, Whatnot Toys has got you covered there as well.  Zomlings are little creatures that every little boy seems to love.  My sons instantly went “awww, cool!” while my daughter said “eww, what are those?” haha!  Somehow cute and somehow gross…all while being somehow perfectly perfect for my boys.  There are a total of 69 Zomlings to collect…some wacky, some icky, some even limited edition and rare.  There are Zomlings houses and even a Magic Trick Hotel where you can make your Zomlings disappear and reappear.  The Zomlings fun never ends!

Whatnot Toys is always on the hunt for the newest toys so be sure to check back with them and see what else they come up with!


***I did not receive any financial compensation, simply the product free to me in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion***


Epic Adventure Awaits with Destiny – The Collection #Review


Just in time for the holiday season, Activision has released Destiny – The Collection and it has quickly made it’s way to the top of most holiday wish lists this year.   Destiny – The Collection is an all access pass to one of the best-selling franchises in video game history!  Two years of content have been packed into one epic offering, including the new Rise of Iron expansion.


Destiny – The Collection features the following FIVE adventures:

  • Destiny – Original award-winning game
  • The Dark Below – Expansion I
  • House of Wolves – Expansion II
  • The Taken King – First Major Expansion
  • Rise of Iron – Destiny’s newest adventure


Destiny is a game that comes from the creators of Halo, and the company that brought you Call of Duty.  In Destiny you play as a Guardian of the last city on Earth who is able to wield incredible power.  Go on some of the most epic adventures exploring the ancient ruins of our solar system from the red dunes of Mars to the lush jungles of Venus.  Defeat Earth’s enemies and reclaim all that we have lost while becoming a legend.

There are various game modes so you can choose how you want to let the story unfold.  Venture out alone or join up with friends, the choice is yours.

Destiny – The Collection Game Modes:

  • Crucible- Enter the Crucible to hone your competitive skills against other Guardians in arenas that span the solar system. Victory will earn you rewards and reputation.
  • Patrol- Revisit the worlds you have discovered to aid the City in their exploration efforts, seek out valuable resources in order to upgrade your weapons and gear, and link up with other brave Guardians roaming the frontier in search of action and adventure.
  • Strike (cooperative multiplayer)- Form a Fireteam, three Guardians strong. Infiltrate an enemy stronghold, cutting through wave after wave of enemy ranks emboldened by their fierce, battle-hardened leaders. Confront an enemy worthy of only the bravest Guardians.
  • Tower (Third Person Social Space)- Home of the Guardians, the Tower is a third person social hub where you can regroup, rearm, and form new alliances before venturing beyond the safety of the City’s walls.
  • Story- Destiny features a rich, cinematic story, centered on your quest to discover and explore the remains of humanity’s Golden Age. As a Guardian, you must venture beyond our walls, into a wild and dangerous frontier, and take the fight to ancient evil forces hell bent on our destruction.

In Destiny – The Collection you can even personalize and upgrade every aspect of how you look and fight.   There’s a nearly limitless combination of armor, weapons, and visual customizations so you can make your character truly your own.  Take your upgraded character into every mode and enjoy your game your way.

Get the gamer in your life the most epic gift this holiday season…Destiny – The Collection.


***I did not receive any financial compensation, simply the product free to me in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion***


Week 46 on Nutrisystem…Maintaining Is A Whole New Beast! #NSNation #Ad


What an incredible journey this has been so far!  Week 46 on Nutrisystem is here and I’m so ready to tackle this new week!  As I enter the maintenance phase, it’s a whole new beast trying to figure out exactly what works for me.  Each person and their metabolism are different and will need different things to maintain, just the same as losing weight.  I have been adding in additional portions which worked for the first week, but I was surprised to step on the scale and see that this past week I’ve lost a pound.  I had a particularly busier week than usual so I’m realizing that I need to fluctuate what I eat based on my activity, which can be a little tricky but I’m sure I’ll get the hang of it.


I’m still eating the Nutrisystem foods as I learn to maintain…it will help me get through the holiday season before I totally go on my own to maintain.  I’m SUPER glad I made this decision, especially today.  On rough days I always find myself wanting candy, particularly bite-size candy bars that are easy to pop in and eat.  I found a great trick that helps me get through these cravings while still staying completely on plan.  I like to cut the lunch bars into small chunks so they are just the same size as those little bite-size candies.  Because the lunch bars taste just like a candy bar anyway, it’s a perfect compromise to satisfy my cravings without destroying all of my hard work.  As I (unfortunately) mark the 5 year anniversary of a friends murder today, I found myself having those same old cravings.  I went to my go-to trick to help quiet the candy cravings and I realized I’d never shared this trick with you all!  If you’re struggling to get over the sugar cravings on rough days I really recommend this trick!  You’ll eat the bar much slower, feel fuller, and feel like you’re indulging without straying off plan one bit.

I can’t wait to see how Nutrisystem helps me through the holidays, stay tuned for weekly check-ins!

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Nutrisystem is providing (Stephany of Stephany’s Sweet Life) with their program free of charge for their participation in their blogger program: Nutrisystem Nation Blogger program. All of my thoughts and opinion are my own. My opinion may differ from yours. See my disclosure statement for more info.