Category Archives: Household Items

IllumiBowl: Motion Activated Toilet Night Light Review

IllumiBowl: Motion Activated Toilet Night Light Review and Giveaway

As I have aged, I have discovered that I wake up more often in the night to use the restroom. At night, our house gets dark and often times lights are needed to walk around.

We have strategically placed night lights throughout my path to the bathroom and, if I am speaking honestly, even those can not assist me on my most tired nights.

Often times I get caught watching reruns of my favorite shows, and it was on one of these reruns I saw a colorful solution to this nightly problem. The IllumiBowl caught my attention to from the color to the simplicity.

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Twisted Wares – A Twisted View for Your Kitchen

An Introduction to Twisted Wares plus a Giveaway

I am a sarcastic person, and I normally have an opinion about anything and everything. Often times I let this flow into every aspect of my life. Lucky for me, I married somebody who is equally sarcastic as I am.

Given that sarcasm in our house is the normal, when we give gifts we like to infuse and ad that sarcasm when possible.

I am always on the look out for high quality, funny, and useful items to give as house-warming or hosting gifts. Recently a website called Twisted Wares was brought to my attention. Twisted Wares has witty, sarcastic and funny sentiments on household items such as towels, napkins, aprons, bags and pillows.

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dbest: Smart Cart Review

dbest: Smart Cart Review + Giveaway

There are many advantages to living on the coast, but the one disadvantage is parking. Where we live each resident is allocated one spot that may or may not be in front of your house, depending on the spots numbering. What this means is that if you are a two car household, one person will be parking on the well-traveled and always busy 101.

The most difficult part of this parking situation is when you have items to carry to be brought home. Unless there is a way to carry multiple items, most times a walk down is necessary, as well as repeated a couple of times.

Given that this walk is uphill on the way back (the time when the items are the heaviest), I am always looking for an easier way to carry the items I will need while keeping my carrying load low. When I was recently watching my normal Friday night shows, I saw a potential solution – Smart Cart.

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EntertainArt: Just Keep Swimming Along Review

EntertainArt: Just Keep Swimming Along Review

One of my favorite movies is Finding Nemo.

The reason that this is one of my favorites is the message that family is who you chose and what you make of it, and with the support of friends, great things can happen.

When the Finding Dory was released I was eager to see this second movie, and was very happy that the message of friendship and acceptance was loud and strong.

For me prints and images remind me of these moments in movies, so when I had the opportunity to review a print from EntertainArt, I knew that I wanted a Nemo themed print.


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Peaches & Petals Subscription Box: May 2017 Review

Peaches & Petals Subscription Box: May 2017 Review

Summer means so many things, but it is usually synonymous with travel. The mere thought of summer travel can be overwhelming and uncomfortable to many people.

When I received this months box, I was thrilled to see a couple of items that will enhance our summer vacation. The theme for the May Peaches and Petals box theme was “Vacation, All I Ever Wanted” and I was happy to see each item fit within that theme.

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Simply Earth Monthly Subscription Box Review – June 2017

Simply Earth: Essential Oil Recipe Box – Fun in the Sun – June 2017 – Review + Giveaway

As we embark on summer, we also embark on heat, sunburns and long beach days. There are many remedies, both natural and chemically made, that can relieve symptoms of over sunning. The biggest issue for our home during the summer is bugs – the gnats and mosquitoes are unbearable during this time of year.

Since I live in San Diego, the beach is close and always warm, which makes this the ideal time of year. During this time of warmth and sun, over the counter remedies can have unwanted side effects so essential oils are a nice alternative.  A couple of months ago I reviewed Simply Earth and their monthly subscription box, so when I had the opportunity to review another box I was again eager to try out some essential oil summer remedies that plaque our home and selves each year. 

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Dr. Jacobs Naturals: Unscented Liquid Castile Soap Ideas for Use

Dr. Jacobs Naturals: Unscented Castile Liquid Soap Ideas For Use + Giveaway

Castile Soap is one of the most versatile soap’s that have numerous uses in the home, personal use and for pet care. When I was recently sent a large bottle of Dr. Jacobs Naturals Unscented Castile Liquid Soap I decided to utilize it around my home. Continue reading

Living in a Small Home – Tips and Ideas

Tips and Ideas: Tiny Tips for Living in a Small Home + Giveaway

If there is any fact that is more true than not is that I am always looking for creative, functional and good looking storage. Since I live in about 800 square feet there is a constant need to find creative ways to find spaces and ways to fill those spaces with storage.

When I saw the storage solutions available from Lush Decor my mind went wild with the additional ways i could add storage and still have the overall esthetic that I want my home to have.

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