Autumn Essentials 2021: The Best Gifts for Fall Lovers

autumn essentials 2021 guide

When I turn my calendar page to September, I immediately thinking about pulling my hoodies and sweaters out of storage, getting my candles ready to light, and wondering what I need to buy for the autumn season. This year, I founds loads of items that will be making a permanent home in house and are highly recommended by me and my family. From pumpkin spice and everything nice to cozy loungewear and products to keep your skin looking its best, here’s my autumn essentials 2021 guide!    Disclosure: Many of…

The Best Gifts for Father’s Day 2021

Best Father's Day Gifts 2021

Father’s Day is just around the corner, so you know what that means – it’s time to find a gift for Dad. And whether he’s artsy, outdoorsy, quirky, or downright traditional, we’ve got you covered this year. From products you’ve never thought of to items to enjoy family time, here are our top picks for Father’s Day 2021 gifts! Disclosure: This post contains Amazon affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I’ll make a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you for…

Disney CodeIllusion Review: Is the Online Coding Lesson Worth the Price?

Disney CodeIllusion Review

Disney CodeIllusion is a really fun way for kids (and adults!) to learn coding. This summer, my teen daughter had the chance to try it out and her take on the self-paced tutorial surprised me. From cost to how it works to a discount code, here’s our Disney CodeIllusion review.  Disclosure: Disney CodeIllusion graciously gave us a complimentary package in exchange for this review. As always, our opinions are honest and all our own!  If you’ve clicked around Sand and Snow, you know we’re huge Disney nuts. Walt Disney World…

2020 Ohio Lover Gift Guide: 25 Creative Gift Ideas

Ohio Lovers Gift Guide

Have a Buckeye State lover in your life – or want to share your love of Ohio with your family and friends? Here are the coolest, cutest, ideal gifts for anyone that needs a little Ohio in their life! Check out these 25 gift ideas for this year’s 2020 Ohio Lover Gift Guide.    Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you click on an item and purchase through my links, I’ll make a small commission with no extra cost to you. Thank you for supporting Sand and Snow!  …

How to Make a Video Pinterest Pin in Canva

How to Make a Video Pinterest Pin in Canva

I’ve been seeing plenty of Pinterest video pins lately when I’m browsing and pinning. I feel that video pins really do stand out from the proverbial pin crowd, so I wanted to combine the look of a standard pin with a video insert. I began digging around, and one of my favorite pin-creating platforms, Canva, has a super easy way to add video to a standard 2×3 pin. Here are 7 super easy steps on how to make a Pinterest video pin in Canva.  Create a Free Canva Account  Create…

Sweetnight Mattress Review: Is It Worth the Money?

Sweetnight Mattress Review: King Hybrid Mattress

When it comes to buying a mattress online, does a Sweetnight Mattress make the grade? And furthermore, why choose an online mattress versus one from a brick-and-mortar store? From unboxing to comfort, here’s our Sweetnight Mattress review. Disclosure: Sweetnight Mattress Company graciously offered us a king mattress in exchange for this review. Affiliate links are included in this post, and all opinions are honestly my own.  I’m a travel writer, so spending the night in a different hotel every week is a fun way of life. Having written that, I…

RECON 70 Gaming Headset Review: Best Gaming Headset?

Turtle Beach Recon 70 Gaming Headset Review

Disclosure: This post on the RECON 70 gaming headset review is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of Turtle Beach. All opinions are my own! #TBRecon70Gamer #BuiltToWin #HearEverything Looking for a really good gaming headset to ramp up your XBOX or Nintendo Switch play? We tested the Turtle Beach RECON 70 gaming headset and based our review on sound quality, ease of use, functions, and appearance. Here’s a full review.    I’m an old-school gamer, so think Super Mario Bros. and Sonic the Hedgehog. My teen daughter, on the other hand,…

Unique and Creative Men’s Gift Ideas for 2018

creative men's gift ideas

Not sure what to get the man in your life this holiday season? Or maybe you have, but now you’re looking for a little extra something that both creative and unique? I’ve got you covered. From making your man a Lord to craft brews delivered to his door, here’s our holiday guide: unique and creative men’s gift ideas for 2018. Disclosure: Sand and Snow uses Amazon Affiliate links. If you click one and purchase an item, we’ll get a small commission with no additional cost to you.  What do you…

Gifts for Him: A Creative 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Men

What do you get for the man in your life that has everything this holiday season? This is the question I’ve been faced with for Mr. Locke, the man who has basically everything. But no longer, my friends. I sat down with him and asked what his favorite products have been for 2017. You know, the products he’d happily purchase again? Once he started thinking, it was easy to steamroll his loves and favorites. Here’s our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide for men and what they want – no socks or…

How I’m Using the DOSH App for Holiday Shopping this Season

DOSH cash back app holiday savings

I love a good deal when it comes to holiday shopping, don’t get me wrong. But here’s the rub: I’m not one of those people that likes to get up on Black Friday at 3am to head out in the cold. Add to the fact that I actually like to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner in my home and not the mall, and you can see where this is headed. So this year, online shopping is the way to go. I’ve complied a list of the best deals from the DOSH app…