jimmyCASE: My Favorite New iPhone Case

I was given a jimmyCASE to facilitate this review.

Although I don’t post a whole lot on my blog anymore, I still regularly get pitches from PR companies wanting to send me stuff to review.  Go figure. Mostly, it’s stuff I would never want:  diaper bags (my kids are teenagers), car seats (did I mention they’re teenagers?), a ridiculous quantity of some prepared food or another.  But a few weeks back, I got a pitch for the jimmyCASE, a slim, nifty looking iPhone/wallet case that holds up to six cards and cash without getting big and bulky.

That, I wanted to try.

The JimmyCase solves a problem a lot of iPhone cases do:  what to do when you want to carry your phone (so ALWAYS) but not your wallet (so, a lot of the time.)  I’ve had wallet cases before, you know, the kind with a flap, that folds over your phone.  The problem with those is that when your case is closed, you don’t see your alerts, and when you’re on your phone, that big ole flap is, well, flapping around with all of your cards and stuff in it.  It’s kind of annoying.

I’ve also tried to super tight plastic ones that hug your phone.  No flap, no interference with your alerts, but they also don’t hold much. One card, maybe two, and that’s it.

Enter jimmyCASE.  jimmycase1

It’s a simply idea:  a mahogany core (so eco-lovely), a rubber bumper around the phone for protection, and a high-quality (they swear it will never stretch out) elastic band that holds up to six cards and cash. I’m loving it. Continue Reading

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How Not to be “That Person” in Your Co-Working Space

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WeWork. NeueHouse, Grind, The Yard.  If you’re a small business or start up owner, chances are you are either already in one of these hip or pseudo-hip shared office environments, or thinking of joining one.  Want free beer?  There’s a co-working space for that.  Want foosball tables?  Check.  Want camaraderie, parties, inspiration, motivation?  Check Check […]

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Peapod Meal Kits to the Rescue

You get an simple recipe and all the ingredients: pre-measured

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