Tipsy Apple Compote Recipe Like what you see? Share it with your friends! What’s better than sweet and tart apple compote? How about making them boozy? Our friends at Cask & Kettle challenged us to come up with some new recipes for their hot cocktail pods and we took that challenge and ran with it. Well, actually it was more like sitting in my kitchen, drinking hot cocktails and having… Read More »Tipsy Apple Compote
This week we had the pleasure of trying out a fantastic dog subscription box by WagWell. For those of you who are new to subscription boxes, they are monthly delivered boxes full of treats and surprises. For our FurKids, we are very picky about what we give them. Our friends at WagWell sent us their recent organic pet subscription box to see if our picky pets would turn their noses… Read More »Riley and Wynter Test Out A WagWell Subscription Box
This post contains affiliate links that I make a small commission on with no added fee to your purchase. CBD Bath bombs are one of my favorite ways to soften my skin and relax. I love the colorful water options and scents that make me feel like a kid again! I love the way my skin feels soft and silky after soaking in the tub, and the CBD soothes my… Read More »Why Do CBD Bath Bombs Feel So Nice?
Hey everyone! August flew by so fast! Wow!! September is here and we have a new list of our favorite things to share with you! September has many parents scrambling to try to figure out the new back to school routine, so we have a whole month of posts meant to help make life more simple and some tips to find more calm in this new life we are building.… Read More »September – My Favorite Things
This week we have something special for you. It’s a new mocktail recipe AND and new product review! We share our Lemony Peach Baby Bellini recipe that’s perfect for baby showers, garden parties, and relaxing with the ladies at your next get-together. With our without the CBD, this is a sweet tart cocktail that’s sure to delight. We have been busy this summer coming up with new recipes to share,… Read More »Lemony Peach Baby Bellini
These slightly sweet Vanilla Almond cookies are perfect for cool Autumn mornings, baking a treat for a friend, or teatime in the garden. We stamped ours with the new floral rolling pin by Embossed! How To Make Artisan Stamped Vanilla Almond Cookies Like what you see? Share it with your friends! It’s been a wild year, why not settle down with something sweet and soothing? When I was little, I… Read More »How To Make Artisan Stamped Vanilla Almond Cookies
Buyer Beware: Zenified Pain Relief Pen Hey everyone, I have another product for all of you to beware of. The Zenified pain relief pen. It’s been advertised on Facebook and their website as a way to help sooth pain and help with blood circulation. But what was sent was a cheap plastic tens machine that runs on a AA battery. This post contains affiliate links that I make a small… Read More »Buyer Beware: Zenified Pain Relief Pen
Safer At Home doesn’t mean we have to go without great foods and treats that can lift our moods and make the day a little more fun. We discovered 7 delicious subscription deliveries that will melt your worries and give you a reason to smile. This post contains affiliate links that I make a small commission on with no added fee to your purchase. SnackSack Say hello to smarter snacking… Read More »The Best Subscriptions To Eat Your Troubles Away
Like most Americans, I love a good latte. Not too sweet, not too bitter, a romance between cream and espresso, those are the qualities of a good latte for me. So when I travel finding a good latte is almost a challenge that I always accept. This visit to London I wanted to get away from the touristy things that I’ve done before and try something different… a coffee crawl… Read More »Coffee Crawl – London
Thanks Will for this photo!! The Rock Boat, the World’s Greatest Floating Music Festival. We jumped on this year’s Rock Boat 2020 ship and discovered a secret that blew our minds. The Rock Boat isn’t just a vacation, it’s a family reunion of people you choose. Before this adventure, we couldn’t understand the depths of founder Ken Block’s statement. “For those on the outside looking in, it’s hard to understand.… Read More »The Rock Boat: 2 Virgins Discover The World’s Greatest Floating Music Festival
I LOVE my cast iron pans. In fact, until this week, I would have never have believed that I’d ever have anything else in my kitchen. Thanks to DaTerra Cucina, I now know there is more than cast iron. Their Ceramic Non-stick pans are fantastic. I received my pan directly from Kathrin at DaTerra, and I am thrilled to give them my honest review. The downside to cast iron As… Read More »DaTerra Cucina Pans – Why We Adore Them
Let’s Talk Cacao Tea! Review of Cacao Tea Co Hey everyone we have a delicious new review to share with you today from our friends at Cacao Tea Co. If you are a tea lover like I am, you’ll want to see what we have to say about this unusual tea. So grab your cup, and let’s get to it! Thanks to Cacao Tea Co. for sending us this fun… Read More »Cacao Tea Co. – Let’s Talk Tea!
Not all essential oil diffusers are the same We looked high and low to find a non-plastic waterless essential oil diffuser. And we found one little machine that packs a powerful punch and rose above the rest. Do you love essential oils but not the plastic that many diffusers are made of? We tested Organic Aromas Raindrop Nebulizing Diffusers and we share our thoughts about the newest innovations in aromatherapy.… Read More »15 Reasons To Use A Non-plastic Waterless Essential Oil Diffuser
Hey Everyone! We have a great new review from our friends over at Green Grove CBD. They sent us a few of their best selling products to try and we are giving you our honest reviews of each of them. All of our reviews are our own opinions and we know you appreciate that honesty. (This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase… Read More »Firefly Review: Green Grove CBD Does It Again!
Happy Birthday Wynter! (This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) She’s getting older. Even though I don’t want to admit it, my sweet girl is 9 years old and even though for her breed ( Jindo- Shiba) that isn’t terribly old. She is still a “senior dog” and there are… Read More »Wynter’s Review – Trudog Free Me
Hey everyone! This week I have a new review to share with you, it is for the Pixel Pour – 500mg – Tropical Blast CBD Isolate Cartridge. These CBD cartridges are sold at vape shops and I purchased mine locally. And as promised, this is my honest review after my experience trying this product. So as many of you know, Lyme Disease comes with a variety of issues. Today, I’m… Read More »CBD Vape – Review Pixel Pour – 500mg – Tropical Blast CBD Isolate Cartridge
Hey everyone! We have a brand new review for you today, and it’s one I know that many of you will understand if you have ever moved or built a house. Our friends at The California Wine Club have perfect timing because we are packing up to move to our new house and everything is CRAZY! As many of you know, Michael and I are moving to our new dream… Read More »Chaos and Wine – Moving Week With The California Wine Club
I love essential oils. But after I learned how bad plastic essential oil diffusers were, I immediately threw mine away. I was shocked after testing three essential oils on a plastic spoon, seeing that the next morning the oils had melted and warped the spoons. Which is why essential oils are always sold in glass bottles. Then, Organic Aromas introduced me to their plastic-free glass oil diffusers. Glass doesn’t break… Read More »Firefly Review: Organic Aromas Oil Diffuser
Wynter and Riley love TruDog for many reasons, but mostly because they love the taste. This week we are reviewing a few of TruDog’s delicious treats. Treat Me – Freeze-Dried SuperTreats for dogs from TruDog. TruDog sent the dogs a few of their top sellers for Wynter and Riley to give their honest opinions. To be honest, this review was a little difficult. Why? Because the dogs LOVE them and… Read More »Firefly Review: TruDog’s Treat Me Freeze Dried Dog Treats
Like hundreds of other people this weekend, I attended the Northwest Flower and Garden show in Seattle, Washington. These shows are packed full of vendors showing off their latest and best innovations. But Buyers Beware! What you buy isn’t always what you get. This is my review of the Smart Living Ceramic Cookware set that I purchased at the show. This is my own review of my purchase. I have… Read More »Buyer Beware! Smart Living Ceramic Cookware Honest Review
This week we are trying TruDog treats. Hopefully, we will find some that she likes! Wynter is a very picky eater. In fact most of the time she picks through her food and treats to find the perfect bite and will walk away from the others. So finding treats and supplements that she will accept can be hard. Because Wynter is my best friend and I rely on her as my service… Read More »Wynter’s Review of TruDog treats
We have another exciting review for you! This time it is for TruDog’s Fortify Me Dog Food Toppers. We know that many of you have been asking us to do more reviews for healthy pet options and we are thrilled to bring this one to you. We love your suggestions! So keep them coming! (This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I… Read More »Wynter’s Review- Fortify Me dog food topper from TruDog
(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) Riley loves his toys. And we love doing dog toy reviews so you know what’s cool and what’s just a waste of money. Riley is a fun dog. Every day he picks out his favorite toys from his toy box and brings them… Read More »Riley’s Dog Toy Review – KONG Phatz Pig Plush Dog Toy
(This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) This week we are reviewing Trudog’s Surprise Me – Hide the Pill treats for Large dogs. Riley and Wynter were excited to do this review! Our dog, Riley, is a great dog. But sadly, he was born with a lot of complications. So… Read More »Review – Trudog’s Surprise Me Pill Treats Without The Junk
I enjoyed trying out the Joy Organics CBD Pen.The device features a draw-activated firing mechanism. Basically you put it to your lips and inhale slowly. It auto shuts off after 10 seconds.
The Moscow Mule is super popular and fun to drink in those chilly copper mugs. We fell in love with handmade moscow mule cups after talking with our friends at MoscowMuled.com about their gorgeous mugs and why they are different from some of the others out there. After getting our own pair of mugs from Moscow Muled ( Thanks guys!) we set off exploring how we could come up… Read More »5 Tantalizing New Moscow Mule Recipes To Add Wow Your Spring Parties
Hey everyone, I’ve got another great review to share with you today. The fun people over at CBD Five sent us over one of their new rechargeable vape pens to try, and I’m excited to give you my review. So this pen is designed explicitly for CBD vape oil or CBD wax. Advantages Of Vape Pens Convenient Portable Discrete Works faster than edibles No strong odor CBD Vape Oil Vaping… Read More »Ready to try CBD? Vaping Pens – CBDFive
Hey everyone, I have a new review for you. This week we have a new cookie company to review. Life is sooooo hard. 😀 So my husband loves finding new companies to explore and try out. This week he came in and brought me a few of the new cookies from The Cookie Department. And to be completely honest, I didn’t take as many photos because they were gone in… Read More »Firefly Review – The Cookie Department
Do you hate Mondays? Have you had enough of winter and want to nap in the sun? Or maybe you are just mentally exhausted. Maybe you need some Hornbeam! Want to crawl back into bed until June? Maybe you need Hornbeam essence Flower Remedies have been around for many years. In England, Dr. Bach in the 1930’s believed that our emotional state was the cause of physical health problems.… Read More »Firefly Review: Bach Flower Remedies – Hornbeam
Disclosure: This post features products received for editorial consideration and may contain affiliate or referral links. For more details about my product review policy, copyright, and information about affiliate links, please refer to Disclosures & Content Use page. Newest Luxury Candle Fragrances from Aubert & Amandine Luxury candle makers Aubert & Amandine have launched a new line of candles that are designed with beauty and opulence in mind. Aubert &… Read More »Newest Luxury Candle Fragrances from Aubert & Amandine
Hey everyone! We got mail! Grill Master’s sent us a cool box of goodies. I am so excited to share what’s in this month’s box! First thoughts: This is a packed box! When I first opened the package I was actually surprised at how much was inside. These aren’t small sample sizes. They products are full sized. What’s inside? The first thing I found inside was a bag of gourmet… Read More »What’s in the Box? Review of the Grill Master’s Club Box
Hey Everyone! I have a new product review for you today. This one is is the Rocketbook Everlast Smart Notebook. I got my Rocketbook Everlast Smart Notebook from my hubby because I am always grabbing pen and paper to write down notes for EVERYTHING. When the phone rings, I grab pen and look for paper. When I am writing, I have a pen and I am keeping notes on the… Read More »Firefly Review: Rocketbook Everlast Smart Notebook
. Wow, I am exhausted and everything hurts. This week, Hubby and I packed up everything we owned, loaded up a giant truck and moved back to the East Coast. What didn’t fit into the truck or the pod was given, donated, or trashed. Hubby and our dog Riley, along with a friend, drove for 4 days across the country while Wynter and I flew. Even though I went by… Read More »Moving is a PAIN! -BioFreeze Review
Have you ever found yourself staring into the fridge and having no idea at all what you are going to make? For me, it is a regular occurrence. Sometimes I just don’t have the time or energy to go to the grocery store, other times I feel like I lack the creativity to come up with something new. Maybe I just need a new spice? My family menu is made… Read More »Piquant Post- our review of their subscription spice box
Almost everyone loves a good doughnut. So while I was in Austin, TX I had to stop by the famed Voodoo Doughnuts on Sixth street and check out these highly talked about treats. When you walk in this place grabs you by the eyes. There are so many cool things to look at while you wait in the usually long line ( about 25 minutes ) to get your… Read More »Review- Voodoo Doughnut in Austin, Tx
The Carnival Vista is an incredible ship. It’s Carnival’s newest adventure and we were thrilled when we got the chance to take a voyage ourselves. So in the deepest part of winter, I set sail to the Caribbean.
Located in Ballard, one of Seattle’s oldest neighborhoods, Caffe Fiore sits right off the main road on 5405 Leary Ave. Park your car, get out and walk around the winding streets in the neighborhood. There are charming boutiques, hip artist shops, and cozy pubs to explore.
This week we were out and looking to try something new while we were in Redmond,Washington. The Blu Sardina welcomed us in for a late lunch and boy were we happy they did.
Summer Summer in Emeryville, Ca is both friendly and elegant. Parking is easy to find and even in the evening, we didn’t have much of a wait. The ambiance is mellow and pleasant. People really love the Happy Hour from 5-7. But we came after and were seated without a reservation very quickly. The food was good, but it lacked presentation. I think the menu was nice, plenty of vegetarian… Read More »Summer Summer – Thai Eatery in Emeryville, Ca