SF Bay Area Family Lifestyle Mom Blog | Cookies & Clogs http://www.cookiesandclogs.com Family lifestyle parent blog with a focus on tech, travel, and cars. Brand ambassador, blogger, social media lover. Located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 19:31:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV – An Electric Vehicle Priced Just Right http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/2016-mitsubishi-i-miev/ http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/2016-mitsubishi-i-miev/#comments Mon, 12 Oct 2015 19:31:04 +0000 http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/?p=53844 Electric vehicles have come a long way and more charging stations popping up all of the time. However, for many, the price of most models is still out of reach. The 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is an exception to that though. Starting at just under $23,000, the i-MiEV (pronounced eye-meev) is much more affordable yet still [...]]]> http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/2016-mitsubishi-i-miev/feed/ 0 Enter the 16GB iPhone 6S Giveaway + 12-mo Freedome VPN! http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/iphone-6s-16gb-12-mo-freedome-vpn-giveaway/ http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/iphone-6s-16gb-12-mo-freedome-vpn-giveaway/#comments Mon, 12 Oct 2015 13:00:05 +0000 http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/?p=53946 The last time I worked with F-Secure’s Freedome VPN, I was able to be a part of a fantastic giveaway for an iPad mini and an Apple Watch. Well, it’s time to get those entries in again because this giveaway is even better. We’re giving away a iPhone 6S 16GB in the color of your [...]]]> http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/iphone-6s-16gb-12-mo-freedome-vpn-giveaway/feed/ 1 Getting to Know 49ers NFL Sports Star Roger Craig http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/49ers-nfl-sports-star-roger-craig/ http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/49ers-nfl-sports-star-roger-craig/#comments Sun, 11 Oct 2015 04:44:15 +0000 http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/?p=53938 The SF Bay Area had a nice treat this week! Roger Craig, the now retired 49ers player, visited the Lucky superstore in San Bruno, CA on Monday for an informal meet and greet with local fans. He signed autographs and posed for some keepsake photos. Meeting Retired 48ers Roger Craig The line outside the store [...]]]> http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/49ers-nfl-sports-star-roger-craig/feed/ 11 Browsing the Friendly Skies w/ Freedome VPN http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/browsing-the-friendly-skies-w-freedome-vpn/ http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/browsing-the-friendly-skies-w-freedome-vpn/#comments Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:31:18 +0000 http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/?p=53918 Until recently, I never realized just how often I connect to public Wi-Fi and how much information I actually put out there. Working with F-Secure Freedome VPN last month really opened my eyes. Even as I write this post, I’m connected to in-flight Wi-Fi several hundred feet above ground as I travel from San Francisco, [...]]]> http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/browsing-the-friendly-skies-w-freedome-vpn/feed/ 0 Red Robin Better Schools Program Twitter Party Info http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/red-robin-better-schools-program-twitter-party-info/ http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/red-robin-better-schools-program-twitter-party-info/#comments Fri, 09 Oct 2015 04:01:05 +0000 http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/?p=53929 Like food? Think education is important? Then join the #RedRobin4Schools Twitter Party next week! Come chat with @socialmoms, @RedRobinBurgers, and me (@cookiesANDclogs) about Red Robin’s Better Schools Program and settling back into the back-to-school groove. The conversation will be full of yummy goodness, fab facts, and PRIZES! Red Robin Better Schools Program #RedRobin4Schools Twitter Party Details The #RedRobin4Schools Twitter Party is [...]]]> http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/red-robin-better-schools-program-twitter-party-info/feed/ 0 Limited Edition Star Wars Darth Vader PS4 #Giveaway http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/limited-edition-star-wars-darth-vader-ps4/ http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/limited-edition-star-wars-darth-vader-ps4/#comments Thu, 08 Oct 2015 14:19:41 +0000 http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/?p=53915 Once upon a time in a far far FAR away Galaxy, 25 bloggers were chosen to go to the D23Expo to get a first hand, behind the scenes look at what the future held for the Disney franchise.  While attending a very fun yet information Disney Interactive Session, there was a great revelation.  A revelation [...]]]> http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/limited-edition-star-wars-darth-vader-ps4/feed/ 0 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum – An SUV to Be Reckoned With http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/2016-ford-explorer-platinum/ http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/2016-ford-explorer-platinum/#comments Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:31:16 +0000 http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/?p=53840 Since we had quite some miles to cover during the Ford Platinum Tour road trip, it was hard to really try out all of the features in the 2016 Ford Explorer Platinum. What did stand out to me, though, was how comfortable the whole ride was. My driving partners and I spent some eight hours [...]]]> http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/2016-ford-explorer-platinum/feed/ 1 Figuring Out How to Drink More Water #FindYourHealthy http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/how-to-drink-more-water/ http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/how-to-drink-more-water/#comments Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:31:54 +0000 http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/?p=53902 I haaatttteeeeee water. I know it’s good for me and that I really should be drinking a ton more of it. But it’s just so hard! Water gets really boring really fast and I would so much rather savor a tall glass of juice, soda, iced coffee, or sweet tea. I need help! Tips to [...]]]> http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/how-to-drink-more-water/feed/ 93 Findery is Now Available For Windows 10! http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/findery-windows-10/ http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/findery-windows-10/#comments Tue, 06 Oct 2015 07:31:48 +0000 http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/?p=53897 As you probably know, I have been sharing my trips on and writing periodically for Findery, a travel-focused social network. On Findery, users can discover and share experiences, images, links, and travel tips for places they are visiting, have visited in the past, or places they would like to visit in the future. Well, as [...]]]> http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/findery-windows-10/feed/ 0 2016 Hyundai Tucson – The Best Family Crossover? http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/2016-hyundai-tucson-crossover/ http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/2016-hyundai-tucson-crossover/#comments Mon, 05 Oct 2015 19:31:31 +0000 http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/?p=53825 The 2016 Hyundai Tucson really surprised us. With good fuel economy, good handling, and tight suspension, this crossover really provides a solid ride. The cargo area really blew us away – it’s huge! As for looks, the Tucson is pretty pleasing and Frans really likes the back design. 2016 Hyundai Tucson Review The Tucson is one [...]]]> http://www.cookiesandclogs.com/2016-hyundai-tucson-crossover/feed/ 0