Beaker Awards: Best of 2010

What an incredible year for Experimental Mommy!  I have been able to perform my research or “review” many great products in 2010, but some really stood out as superior over time.  I wanted to recognize the value of these products by awarding them the very first (and extremely prestigious) “Beaker Award!”

Best Educational Toy: VTech VReader; my five year old  has learned so much from this toy and is reading quite well now.

Best Kitchen Item: FoldTuk Roaster; Thanksgiving turkey was a breeze in this roaster.

FoldTuk Roaster

Best Electronic Device: VTech Cordless Phones; use these every single day…love.

Best Toddler Item: Little Looster; best potty tool EVER.  Get one.  Now.

Best Appliance: George Foreman Evolve Grill; makes the best bacon and sliders!

Best Sleep Solution: Sleepjoy Mattress Topper; my sister-in-law swears by this product!

Favorite Book: National Geographic Weird But True; what a fun read!

Favorite Food: Sucre King Cake; to die for. really.

Best How To: Peeling Crawfish; even my Dad got into the action!

Sucre King Cake

Best Organizational Tool: Guidecraft See, Store and Take Along Storage; helped me claim my living room back.

Favorite Vacation SpotPortofino Island; so many family friendly activities here!

Best Teacher’s GiftPrintArt Kids Notepads; teachers loved this personal gift!

Reader’s Choice (most giveaway entries): Cracker Barrel $100 Gift Card with 2,448 entries; y’all must be hungry!

Hubby’s choice: FLOR; a rug you can take a part?  Best product for homes with little ones!

Lily’s choice: KidCraft Playhouses; my daughters played with this every day for at least 3 months.

Aubrie’s choice: Incredibeds; great transitional bed for a toddler.

Best Moment: Sleeping in Cinderella’s Castle; still speechless.

The new year promises big things for Experimental Mommy and my readers!

Thanks for all the great comments and support in 2010!


  1. Awesome best of list, Bridgette! Thanks for sharing.

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