Category: Review

6 Reasons Why The Ayoga French Press Is Like No Other!

  My first job was at a very cool “granola” restaurant. Plants hanging all around, sprouts on (almost) every sandwich, and a huge Italian coffee maker that I manned proudly. I was a barista before we even knew what a “barista” was! I really enjoyed making cappuccinos, lattes, etc. Little pieces of art in every

Learn Specific Advantages of Leasing a Home

When it comes to finding a new home, do yourself a big favor = research before you search. The time you put into learning the process of purchasing a home will save you SO much stress down the road. If you have been searching for an easy way to afford a new home, leasing may

Coffee Lovers Enter The Realtree Coffee Giveaway!

This post contains affiliate links and I may receive a small commission (at no cost to you) if clicked on and a purchase is made.  My fellow coffee lovers, this giveaway is for you!  And it’s not just one lucky person – there will be 10 winners.  Whee!  Coffee Lovers Enter The Realtree Coffee Giveaway! Welcome

Enter To Win A Big Screen TV From Beesavy!

Who is ready for summer? After the cold winter we had – and many are still experiencing – I’m ready for some sunshine, some vacations and some time relaxing in the garden. Summer’s also one of the most expensive times of the year, so I’m always looking for ways to save some money. A favorite

Win A Hamswan F60 Waterproof HD Action Camera!

  I’m so happy to be co-hosting this giveaway!  With Spring Break looming and summer vacations on the horizon wouldn’t it be great to have a waterproof camera to capture memorable moments without the worry of ruining your camera if it falls into the pool, lake, river – where ever your fun times take you. Enter

Welcome To The $100 Target Gift Card Giveaway!

Welcome to the Dropprice $100 Target Gift Card Giveaway! Dropprice is an innovative startup that rewards parents for being social. Essentially, they empower parents to drop prices of kids & baby products with a click. The price continues dropping as more parents click “Drop the price”. Every week new promotions are launched and parents drop

5 Top Food Brain Boosters to Add To Your Shopping List

    The foods you have in your pantry and fridge may be helping or hindering your brain. Dr. Christopher Calapai DO, a New York City Osteopathic Physician board certified in family and anti-aging medicine explains that the foods we choose have a lot to do with how sharp, attentive, alert, focused and happy we feel

Like Having A Spa In Your Home – HotelSpa® Shower Head

Wouldn’t it be lovely to have a luxurious bathroom?  To feel like you have a spa in your own home would make getting out of bed in the morning a lot easier! (For me, anyway.)  Recently I was able to give our shower a quick update, a super-duper quick little “remodel”, and my family is

New Healthy Brain Aging App CRUSHES Competition

With my last birthday, I became a ‘woman of a certain age’. *ahem* Now I find myself saying things like ‘When I was your age…’ and trying to remember why I came into the dining room!  With my handy dandy iPhone I decided to download an app that claimed to help with cognitive abilities. (a.k.a.

Travelers – Add Downy Wrinkle Releaser To Your Bag!

  Ironing just isn’t my thing.  Of course I like the look of not being all wrinkled however, the task of actually ironing is right up there with going to the dentist – I know it’s necessary but I’d rather not. Now that I’ve discovered Downy Wrinkle Releaser ironing is a task I can cross

Quality Sound With Audiosharp Lightweight Earbuds + Coupon Code!

To listen to your podcast’s and tunes with high quality sound I recommend Audiosharp Bluetooth Earbuds.  The price is terrific, just $24.99, and – my lovely readers – you have a special code that will grant you 30% off!  Pretty cool, huh? Highlights of the Audiosharp Sport Bluetooth earbuds: Magnet design allows you wear it

Keurig 2.0 – Now We’re Brewing!

In our house we have coffee drinkers, hot chocolate connoisseurs and tea enthusiasts.  And with all of these preferences it would be great if we had counter space/cupboard room to accommodate all of these tastes.  Well, we have it now with the Keurig 2.0!  Not only can this brewer create individual coffee, hot chocolate and

Travel To The Napa Valley And Enjoy The Wine Train!

Photo courtesy of Napa Valley Wine Train When Rob and I get a chance we hop a quick flight to visit our heaven on Earth – The Napa Valley. 10 years ago we discovered the glory of the Napa Valley and almost get giddy with each return.  It’s so-o-o beautiful and it’s lovely to take in

How Did The Instyler Tulip Do? My Review

I’ve loved playing with lotions and potions for the face and body, make-up and hair products since I was oh let’s see, maybe since I was 13 and started wearing Maybelline roller ball lip gloss and giving my friends facials at sleepovers.  Now that I’m in the blogging world I’m happy to share with my lovely readers’

A Week With The Lexus LS 460

  Smooth.  Sleek.  Cozy.  Impressive. For a delightful week I was able to drive around the town in a 2015 Lexus LS 460.  (16/24 Hwy/City MPG – starting at $72, 520).  The design of this car is gorgeous inside and out.   Want to have some fun with this car online?  Visit Lexus.com and design

Napa Valley Wine Train – Year Round Fun!

Recently Rob and I were able to visit one of our most favorite places in America, the Napa Valley in California.  10 years ago we discovered the glory of the Napa Valley and almost get giddy with each return trip.  It’s just so-o-o beautiful and... it’s such fun tasting delicious, well-crafted wines.  With this trip

Holiday Gift Giving Suggestion: SOL Republic Tracks Headphones

I’ve never been a fan of ear buds and my youngest feels the same about putting things in her ears.  We’re enjoying a headset that is gentle on the ears and provides a clear, rich quality sound – SOL Republic Tracks.  With the holidays upon us one gift that is sure to make those that love

Gorgeous Flowers Delivered To Your Door From TheBouqs.com

When the weather begins to chill it’s safe to say Fall is on the way.  Some of you are fortunate to have the leaves in your trees change to glorious colors, while others (like me) mostly have grey skies and know that rain is just weeks away.  To fight off  the rainy day gloom I love

Headphones By SOL Republic – Tracks Giveaway!

I’d like to share how much we (although my daughter Lily is hogging them ;-> )  are enjoying the new SOL Republic Tracks headphones.  And I have a giveaway for you to win a set for yourself!  Read on! Now that the school year has started it’s time to get my daughter’s homework stations organized.  And

Had The Chrysler Experience? Check Out The 2015 200 Sedan

Recently I had the chance to take part in The Chrysler Experience  and test drive the redesigned 2015 Chrysler 200 Sedan.  I was accompanied by my mom, she loves cars and I knew she would appreciate talking with someone who knows how it all comes together.  (I’m pretty much a ‘Turn-the-key-push-the-pedal-I’m-good’ when it comes to the

IfOnly – Your Opportunity For Extraordinary Experiences

  IfOnly – a marketplace for extraordinary experiences with the world’s top talents.  IfOnly.com has curated gifts that are not only jaw-dropping, they are gifts of the heart and surely touch on the spirit of the season – * Joy * Sharing * Caring *.  IfOnly provides selections of gifts that range from Recipes of

Holiday Cards and Craft Inspiration from Minted.com and Julep.com

As with every holiday season I research crafty things to make to share with my loved ones and leave the photo card making to the pros. Minted.com is a wonderful facilitator in connecting designer with client by providing adorable, classic, whimsical designs and you, as the client, choose the design you want to help showcase

I'm Taking The Blogger 28-Day Challenge With ProSkin Slim Leggings

Here’s where I stand, I’m in my mid-Forties, my metabolism has changed, along with my hormones, and keeping my body in shape is harder then before.  The magazine articles I’ve been reading for years, as if to prepare myself for this change, haven’t prepared my mind for how I’d feel about this actually happening to

Concannon Vineyard – Conservancy Wines Review

Concannon Vineyards in Livermore, CA  has created a line of wines sourced from protected vineyards in the Livermore Valley that are extremely pleasing and worth your consideration.  While searching for a Chardonnay that wasn’t overly oakey or buttery, yet wasn’t heavy on the tart side, I was becoming very discouraged.  I can’t believe how difficult

The Good, The Bad and The Sweaty – Estroven Weight Management

Sure, it started subtlety enough.  A little bit of body warmth, a little more padding on my hips, my stomach.  I thought these were the results of the new frozen yogurt place my girls and I discovered.  But, alas, no.  After many months of avoiding said absolutely-delicious-frozen-yogurt-place and feeling a bit tired, and a bit warmer