Review of a small green cube that's a portable air pump

Tropo Air Pump Review

Today we’re reviewing the Tropo Air Pump. This little dude is a small handheld cube powered off batteries and designed to inflate pool toys on-the-go. Perfect for us!

NUBY Light-Up Cup Review of cup with a rocket ship

Nuby Light-Up Cups (review updated with a few concerns)

Kids think the cups in this series are fun because they light up, but readers have reached out to me since our initial review about concerns with leaks, battery issues, safety concerns, and other sippy cup struggles. At the time of this original review, the main concern we had was with the light-up Wonder Cup, because it leaked on us. Since the kids hit the bottoms of the cups on the table in order to get the lights to flash, it makes the water kind of shoot upward and splash out. Read on for more details from the brand on how to get these concerns addressed.

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The Story Behind This Paso Robles Mural

You know that big wooden mural at the corner of Beechwood Drive and Meadowlark Road on Paso’s east side? The one of the little girl in the floral farmhouse dress with the big frilly collar who’s sitting next to a boy in overalls, sweetly holding a bouquet of flowers?

Such a charming Paso Robles staple, right? Well, Facebook helped me unveil the story behind it. And here’s how it happened!