Hello Elegant Readers,
I actually saw snowflakes in the air today. I love the holiday season. And what better time to get a cool iPad case.
I was asked by Labato to review its iPad case for my iPad 3.
The case is sleek and smooth, and very colorful. My iPad securely snapped right into the case and it stayed in place. It is reassuring that my device will not wiggle around inside the case and that it would not fall out. An iPad is pricey investment, and I want to make sure that it is safe. The Labato case provides that reassurance for me.
Another added benefit is when the flap goes down over your iPad, it immediately shuts off to conserve the energy. Why waste the battery life when I am not using it?
For that on-the-go person, the Labato’s small footprint makes the iPad easy to travel with. In the photograph below, you can see that the case fits easily into my Dooney and Bourke handbag. If carrying an extra bag for your iPad is not an option, then putting this case into your handbag will help you with that.
If you are not using any case for your iPad because you think that cases are too expensive, then this Labato case can provide you with the protection you need at price that you can afford.
It is an economical way add some extra style and color to your iPad.
The Labato iPad case is streamlined, it does not take up a lot of space. It is also budget-friendly and a great way to add a slick look.
Check out the Labato iPad cases at these online retail stores:
Hi Elegant Readers,
I recently was asked by The Snugg to review one of its products. I chose the Snugg iPad PU Leather Case Cover with Built-in Stand and Keyboard in black.
I really did not know what to expect so I was anticipating receiving it because iPAD covers with keyboards can be quite expensive. I am really excited to receive the iPad cover with the keyboard for review.
I wanted to show how the keyboard is set up and how it sits on your lap if you are sitting in a chair or on the couch. The keys are so smooth and feels good when my fingertips touch the keys.
I had to charge the keyboard before I could use it. A USB cord comes with the case so it makes it easy to charge it. It took maybe a couple of hours to charge. After the keyboard is charged I followed the directions to pair the keyboard with the case and it was ready to use.
The case that holds the keyboard is portable and the iPad piece can be taken off because it is secured by velcro can be rotated to be portrait. When I put it back to horizontal I had to make sure the camera on the iPad is line up correctly. I don’t know if I would use it in the portrait way often, but it is nice to have an option.
iPAD PU Leather keyboard case
The footprint of the case is good. My friend liked the case so much she is planning to purchase one. I have had people inquire abut the keyboard and really like how it looks how easy it is to use.
I recommend the Snugg iPAD PU leather case with wireless keyboard it retails for $49.99. The design is sleek, the keyboard is really user friendly and not hard to use, automatic shut-off and cover for security. I will continue to use it and give you an update on a pretty cool project.
Thank you Snugg for giving me the opportunity to review this product.
What a night on the rooftop of the 360 Restaurant in the Hilton at the Ballpark in Downtown St. Louis.
Hostesses and some of the STLFW Award winners
The event was packed and everyone was having a lot of fun.
360 Rooftop Hilton Downtown hotel
Sara Stallmann of Alive Magazine said,
The blog nominees and a guest were given comp tickets to the event. Of course, I invited my hubby to attend with me and we had a good time.
-Bubbling With Elegance and Grace won two awards in the People’s Choice Category:
Best Newcomer Award Winner
Best Personal Style Award Winner
*The Official winners were selected by the 7 panel judges.
The People’s Choice Award winners received flowers and some of the official award winners received a bottle of Skinny Girl. 360 was serving hor doeurves and cocktails, I didn’t drink any alcohol at this event because personally I don’t drink so water and lemon for me.
Anyhoo, I am so excited!
JT accepting STLFW People’s Choice Blogger award for Best Personal Style
The night was grand and I am extremely honored. I accepted my awards in a dress my Madisonleigh, Black Shirt Jacket by Anne Klein, and black platform wedges by Vince Camuto. I so really heart the floral pattern with the black borders of the dress, one of my favorites. My jewelry is 100% Natural wood handmade earrings, R.J Graziano bracelets, turquoise ring by Carolyn Pollack, and Isaac Mizrahi ceramic pink watch. My handbag is my Kathy Van Zeeland.
The rooftop restaurant had a cool breeze and was a really awesome spot, high above the Saint Louis skyline. You can watch the Cardinals play in the stadium from the 26th floor.
Here’s another view.
After the event my hubby went downstairs to get my bag.
The bag is great for groceries. Some complimentary flip flops, Bronx notepad, coaster, a $25 gift card from Bronx shoes, and a catalog. I will have to take a look at the bronx shoes catalog.
And like a princess, my husband open the door to our carriage ( Jeep door) and we rode off into the sunset after the event giggling and celebrating the whole way.
I personally would like to thank everyone from the depths of my heart who voted for me. I am so joyful and overabundance of blessings to all!
JT with her eyes closed.
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I was given the opportunity to try a Snugg iPad leather case for my iPad 3 from www.thesnugg.com. I choose pink because that is one of my favorite colors. It arrived Royal mail in about two weeks. When I opened up the package, the case looked really stylish and edgy. I had to immediately place my iPad inside and try it out.
JT using snug iPad case
The first impression of the case was it had a vibrancy of color and the soft hand of the leather. Also, my iPad felt so secure and snug (pardon the pun) inside the case.
Snugg iPad 3 Leather case
I really like how my iPad 3 feels secure when I inserted it in the case and secured it with the velcro flap. When I closed the case there is an automatic shut off , so there no worries about the battery running out because it conserves energy of the device. They stylus holder is on the top. I do not have a problem with the stylus holder located on the top maybe because I am left handed. My husband prefers the stylus holder to be on the side for more convenience. Maybe that is because he is right-handed.
The Snugg website has a cool video on how the case converts for different uses. In the picture above the flap you see will convert the iPad into a table top stand to either watch movies or do other things on the iPad. I really like this feature about the case.
Th e Snugg company gifted me with the iPad 3 leather case and asked if I would give my honest opinion. I believe that they gifted me a high-quality product. The Snugg iPad 3 leather case is on sale on the Snugg site right now for $34.99. This is a product that I would have paid for. Yes, it is that good.
I would like to thank the Snugg company for gifting me with the iPad 3 leather case because it really is an awesome product.
If you are in the market for an iPad Case then look no further than www.thesnugg.com. The cases are made well and very well priced.
We all are looking for software that will keep our computers clean and running smoothly. I recently was looking at a software website that makes your computers run like new, it is called Simplitec.com.
The software that I really like for our PC is Simplisafe; because it claims to that it will digitally delete your digital footprint. That means that your cookies will not be tracked back to your computer to see where you are surfing on the internet.
Other Benefits from the Simplitec software
-defragment your files
-recover data, update your files
-delete internet history and cookies to protect your privacy
For secure software, visit Simplitec’s website because they are experienced and have been in business for 18 years. That is a long time for computer companies. When it comes to software for safety and making our computers run faster it can be tough; but with much research you can find the right one that suits your needs.
While I am on the subject of software and safety, I wanted to share some great tips on safety while shopping online.
For all sorts of software information and reviews CNET is a good resource. If I am unfamiliar with a particular software I always try to get an opinion on what experts say about it.
Recently, I was reading an article on CNET.com, How To Stay Safe When Security Shopping, and it had some really good tips such as changing your passwords and you can even have spaces between your passwords to make it more difficult for your password to be recognized. Another good tip was to make sure you logout of the internet web browser when you are done.
There are a lot of bad people that want to try to get your information so to have software that maximizes your computer experience is essential.
I have not written about blogging must haves in a while so I felt it was fitting to do so now. I have a WordPress.org blog so my blog is self-hosted. I changed over to WordPress.org about two years ago and I really enjoy it because I have more control over what I want on my blog and how I want it to look.
Protect Your Computer
I think the number one must have is to make sure that your computers have antivirus software, especially if you have a PC. Having a computer without antivirus protection is like walking out the house and leaving the front door open. Your computer is susceptible to all kinds of hacking, spyware, worms and all if it is not protected. Please for your peace of mind make sure your computer is safe. Anti-virus software is a simple wayto keep your computer. An MSNBC article discussed how we must keep software on our computers up to date and that all software should be checked often.
Back up your blog
If you have a self-hosted blog make sure you back it up. Why you ask? Because you want to make sure you have the most up to date information from your blog is saved. Just like hopefully you back up files that are on your computer your blog is the same way. I back up my blog at least once a week, I do it manually because I remember reading somewhere that you should never trust automatic back-ups. Manually backing up for me has worked pretty well over the years. I am not downing automatic downloads, whether you have an automatic download or you manually download that’s great just make sure you back-up for added security. If it’s hard to remember to update or back up date add dates to your calendar or set a reminder on your phone.
Plug-ins should always be checked because you never know that one may not be working. For example, I had a anti-spam plug-in that I had for a long time that was very successful but for whatever reason I wasn’t getting any comments. Didn’t think anything of it until one of my lovely readers sent me an email that they could not comment because there was an error. I had no idea, so please check those plug-ins.
Take the time to make sure your blog is protected.