I Am in Love with Kashi Go Lean Clusters Vanilla Pepita Cereal

Kashi Go Lean Clusters Vanilla Pepita Cereal is a lightly sweetened gluten-free combination of red beans, pepitas, pea crisps, and sorghum, which resembles tiny popcorn with a similar airy texture. The pepitas (just a cuter way of saying ‘pumpkin seed’) are a welcome addition to the cereal, and provides a…

Love the Metallic Pens in this Vinci’s Secret Artist Gel Pen Set

  The Vinci’s Secret Artist Gel Pens set comes with 40 different non-toxic colors in glitter, neon, metallic and ‘regular’ ink styles. Ideal for any age, you can use these pens for art projects, scrapbooking, and decorating your planner. I chose to use them to color art cards with the…

Artist Trading Cards (ATC) – Trying to Work on Faces

As a member of ATCsforAll, there are monthly pick-a-theme swaps that you can participate in. You join a group consisting of three or four other people, and request a specific theme (as do the other people in your group). You then create an artist trading card for your group members,…

Lean Cuisine Grilled Chicken Caesar

I’ve had this Lean Cuisine in my freezer for months now, and today, I finally decided to give it a try. The Grilled Chicken Caesar is from Lean Cuisine’s ‘Comfort’ line of frozen entrees, and is made with “white meat chicken, broccoli and garlic flavored radiatore pasta in a parmesan…

Platinum Art Supplies Soft Core Colored Pencils Feel Good on Paper

Platinum Art Supplies offers an assortment of 72 ‘soft core colored pencils’ representing many different hues of the rainbow. There is a noticeable ‘softness’ when these colored pencils meet paper. I used a few of the pencils to add color to artist trading cards, and was pleased with the way…

Can Purex plus Clorox 2 Tackle Sirarcha Hot Chili Sauce, Caramel Syrup and Mustard Stains?

The summertime brings hot weather and cookouts where ice cream and BBQ food pose some of the worst stains to get out of clothes. Therefore, I thought I’d put the stain fighting power of Purex plus Clorox 2 up against some of the condiments and ice cream toppings we like…

Never Had a Pork Patty Before Steakhouse Onion Johnsonville Grillers

With our first taste of heat for the season, we grilled out yesterday. The temperature reached 85 degrees, followed by endless rain today. Yesterday was also the perfect time to use my complimentary Johnsonville Grillers coupon that allowed me to sample the product for free. Johnsonville Grillers are found in…

Edy’s Slow Churned State-Inspired Ice Creams – Vermont Maple Syrup

I’m a huge fan of Edy’s Slow Churned Ice Cream…and the other day, I not only saw revamped carton designs, but also came across a few additions to their lower-calorie lineup that fall under an umbrella of state-inspired ice cream flavors. My local grocery store carried: Maine Blueberries & Cream…

I Can Make Perfect Circles Now with Kewer 2 Sketch Master LetterCraft Set

As an artist, I find it very hard to make a perfect circle, so if there is something that allows me to create one quickly and effectively – it has my attention. These Kewer 2 Sketch Master templates take away all of the frustration associated with trying to make tidy-looking…

Gwen Stefani’s ‘This is What The Truth Feels Like’ Album Really Surprised Me

I’ve enjoyed Gwen Stefani as a musician since her ‘No Doubt’ and ‘Can’t Speak’ days, and over the years, I’ve watched her transformation as an artist and fashionista. I recently watched an interview of her that touched upon her divorce; the bond she shares with Blake Shelton; and her ‘rebirth’…