Valentine’s Day to Wedding Anniversary Gift: Silver Dipped Natural Eternity Roses are Magical

Roses are a beautiful and romantic of symbol of love…and I recently got a chance to review one that will last for generations to come. The first thing that caught my eye about the Eternity Rose I received was actually the packaging. I hadn’t even laid eyes on the rose…

Shopping Tips, Fun Facts and Recommendations for Trader Joe’s

Trader Joe’s is a specialty retail grocery store that I constantly find new and unique foods, mostly healthy. If you’re lucky to have a TJ’s in your neck of the woods, it’s a fun place to shop. I’ve been to the store in four different states: California, Michigan, Illinois, and…

Artist Trading Cards (ATCs): Stephen King

My first introduction to Stephen King came around the age of 4 or 5. Yes, that young. I learned how to read when I was 2 ½ years old, and one of the ways I strengthened my skills was by going over the Sunday morning comics with my parents. I…

Gift Idea for Dessert Lovers: Chocolate Waffleshots

If you’re looking for a way to elevate your mini-dessert creativity, then you might want to take a look at ‘waffle shots’ – chocolate-dipped mini waffle cone cups that you fill with extra tastiness.  The first time I saw these lil’ temptations was on UncommonGoods.com. They featured two different flavors:…

10 Ways to Celebrate, Entertain and Feed Lots of People with a #Hormel Gatherings Party Tray

I received free product in exchange for my honest review. Food plays an important role in family get-togethers and events that involve socializing with others. Sometimes, you have the energy to recreate a Pinterest masterpiece, while other times, you just need a quick and easy appetizer. Good news, a HORMEL…

Artist Trading Cards (ATCs): Dolls of the World

Sometimes, artist trading cards (ATCs) do not take the shape of the usual 3 ½ x 2 ½ rectangular measurements… and you accept a challenge to follow a specific template. I’ve done egg shapes, doghouse shapes, and used a hole punch to create a stamp-like fringe on cards before. This…

8 Reasons Why You Should Sign Up for Informed Delivery from USPS

Photo Credit: Pope Moisa Are you one of those people who anxiously await the mail of the day? I know individuals that will not leave the house until they see if a letter, bill or check has arrived. Imagine their disappointment when they’ve waited all day for nothing. But now,…

Photowall’s DIY Frame Makes their Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night Canvas Print Even More Special

Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh is one of my all-time favorite paintings. So, when I was offered a chance to order a canvas print or wall mural from Photowall, I knew there was a high possibility that I’d be a proud new owner of Starry Night. First thing I…

Oh Yeah…Coolhaus Bananas Foster Ice Cream is a High Quality Indulgence

Shipping their pre-packed ice creams to stores across the U.S., Coolhaus is a woman-owned company headquartered in California that sells frozen treats out of a food truck locally and two Southern California-based storefronts in Pasadena and Culver City, Bananas Foster is one of my favorite desserts; it’s made with caramelized…

Oreo Love: Cookie Butter Oreos and Mint Oreo Chocolate Candy Bar

Cookie butter is a flavor introduced to me via Trader Joe’s, which sells it in jars, offers a cookie butter cheesecake that quickly sells out during the holiday season, and makes other variations of desserts. Most recently, I nearly gagged on the overly sweet Arby’s limited edition Cookie Butter Shake…