One Stop Shop For All Your CBD Wellness Needs

CBD has been taking the market by storm and it can feel overwhelming when hunting for the perfect product to suit your needs. We took that stress away and found an amazing one-stop-shop for all your CBD beauty and wellness needs!

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2 Sustainable & Reusable Products That Every Home Needs

For the past four years I have been trying my best to be ‘better‘ in regards to using only sustainable and reusable products. There are some areas where I am absolutely kicking butt in, and others I need a little help.We managed to find two products with a cause and purpose that we absolutely fell in love with and needed to share with our readers.

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A Night Of Soothing Relaxation & Pure Romance

Now more than ever we need a little romance and relaxation. Whether you are having an evening with your significant other or practicing some self love; a soothing bath and a relaxing massage can easily wash away all the stress and tension built up in your body.

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4 Fabulous Gifts For Every Queen In Your Life

Shopping for unique gifts for the women in your life can seem impossible, especially when they seem to have it all. Here are some great ideas for gift giving that are thoughtful and perfect for any queen in your life.

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Ginger Cat Appreciation Day: Meet My Cheeto-Boy

Ginger Cat Appreciation Day -- Cheeto

Today is Ginger Cat Appreciation Day. Some have called me a crazy cat lady due to always having multiple cats in my home. Well, I’ll take it. It ain’t the worst thing I’ve ever been called. LOL

My whole life has been populated by pets, I can’t imagine my life without them. Much the same as my children have been very loved and cherished, so too have my cats and dogs.

And my horses, ducks, and chickens. And the rat my son asked to have after a teacher sent her class pet rats home with a student for the summer and the males breached the divide from their section of the cage to the female side and had a little too much fun. And the fish my daughter was obsessed with for a few years before she moved out on her own. And the hermit crab we brought back from vacation when the kids were younger. And the little aquarium frog my husband and I had when we were first married — many a moon ago.

Since pets’ lifespans are much shorter than human ones, these loveable creatures come, stay a while, and then cross the Rainbow Bridge. I like to think that every pet I’ve ever had the pleasure to share my life with are all together over there, having the time of their afterlives — playing in rays of sunshine, napping on fluffy beds, swimming in cloud-ponds, and generally just getting all the rewards they deserve for all the joy they brought to us during their life times.

My daughter has moved on from fish (too much work for her to keep up with to her satisfaction). But, she is definitely following in my Crazy Cat Lady footsteps with her three little kitty-children that she loves and dotes on. We have a standing agreement that should anything ever happen to either of us, the other will absolutely adopt the other’s pets. It sounds weird to say (or write) that, but it’s important to make arrangements for the important things in life (children, pets, property and assets) in case the worst should happen, right?

Ginger Cat Appreciation Day -- Cheeto

This little guy, Cheeto, gave us quite the scare last year. He wanted to go outside so bad. We live in a semi-rural area and his big sister cats would go out and play in the yard, chasing birds up trees and squirrels into the woods. We decided to start letting him outside, even though I was worried that he might be inclined to wander unlike his sisters who stick near the house pretty well.

The first few forays into the outside world when well enough. Until my worst fear came true and he didn’t come home one afternoon.

What followed were 12 days of hell — posting flyers, visiting nearby houses asking if anyone had seen him, driving the neighborhood with the windows down calling his name, asking for help in neighborhood lost pet groups online, checking – rechecking – and checking again with local vets and pet shelters, leaving one of the litter boxes outside alongside bowls of food and water and one of my shirts draped over a chair on the deck hoping the scent would lure him home.

I went outside at all hours of the day and night calling his name hoping he was wandering around looking for the way back home and wasn’t hurt or dead somewhere.

Finally, after twelve long days and nights, less than 20 minutes after one of my outdoor calling sessions he showed up back at the house. He was missing his collar, much skinnier, afraid and clingy, but with only a small wound on the base of his tail. He ate like there was no tomorrow. And once he settled down a bit, he purred so loudly and cuddled like he thought he’d never see me again. He didn’t even try to go back outside for months.

I was so relieved. And angry — with myself for not getting him microchipped before allowing him to wander outdoors. We did a well-check visit to the vet and got that microchipping issue taken care of immediately after his return. I just felt so bad that he’d been on his own for so long, but a little proud that he had figured out some way to get food and survive and find his way home.

He’s finally started going outdoors again a little bit. And, so far (fingers crossed) he’s stayed close to the house and comes when he’s called. But, he’s still a boy. And cat or no, boys will be boys, so I still worry he might wander off again. I hope not, so I just do what I can and enjoy him, love him, and spoil him rotten for as long as I can — and hope it’s enough to keep him safe in this big old world.

Ginger Cat Appreciation Day -- Cheeto

So, this is my long-winded way of expressing my deep love and appreciation for my little ginger boy, Cheeto. He makes every day better!

Check out my Cheeto Boy in his Unicorn Zoo Snood. He was pretty cute, though not as adorable in it as our Callie Girl was. Zoo Snoods have some pretty awesome hand-knit headwear for cats and dogs.

Tell us all about your favorite ginger-colored feline friend! What is your favorite memory with him or her?

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Get Ready – Halloween Is Happening

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Are you ready for Halloween? I am usually don’t decorate but now more than ever I want to. I saw a few cute decorations that caught my eye. In the meantime, I am going to create a little fairy garden that is Halloween themed! While it is a seasonal theme, I plan on keeping it on my porch year round! 

Celebrate Halloween Quarantine Style

Halloween has been a big topic of conversation lately – and it’s not only about costumes and candy! As our country continues to see COVID-19 cases, families across the U.S. are trying to figure out how to celebrate Halloween safely without giving up this incredibly fun season. Some are even asking if – *gasp* – Halloween is canceled.

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3 Favorite Camping Tips Plus A Free Camp Recipe Printable!

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Solar powered twinkle lights, propane lanterns & stunning bonfires. The night time portion of camping seems magical at times and it’s actually our favorite part of the camping experience.

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3 Products To Have On Hand When You Go Shopping!

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Nowadays you need certain products on hand when you leave the house, especially when you go shopping! Pretty much all stores around us require a mask, so we have several on hand. We want to share with you some products we love and have on hand all the time.

MASKS are #1 Product You Need When You Go Shopping

My daughter and I go out all the time together, and we love to wear matching masks! Mommy and Me Masks are so much fun to wear. The other day we had to get items from Home Depot, and here in California, it is MANDATORY to wear masks in public and places of businesses.

Better to be safe than sorry! Wearing a mask can be a nuisance, BUT it is a must! My family doesn’t want to get sick or get others sick, so this is our way to protect everyone around us- Plus with these masks, we are looking CUTE!

Products To Have On Hand When You Go Shopping! The Leotard Boutique- Mom and Me Matching Face Masks - 2 pack

The Leotard Boutique- Mom and Me Matching Face Masks – 2 pack

The mask isn’t medical-grade, and they aren’t virus-proof, but they are for practicing social distancing. However, there is a pocket for a filter insert, which is excellent in case we want to add a filter. I love the fit, and as I said, we look cute!

BTW For every mask sold, they donate $2 to the NHCF Community Crisis Action Fund.

Another set of MASKS we use is from Uppitees Fashions and Tie Dye

Products To Have On Hand When You Go Shopping! MASKS we use is from Uppitees Fashions and Tie Dye

If you love tie-dye, then you need to get yourself a few of these! They are comfortable to wear plus fun! We get so many compliments when we go out wearing our TIE DYE Masks!

STORAGE for MASKS is a MUST-HAVE!

Products To Have On Hand When You Go Shopping! The Side Pocket

The one thing I found out is I lose masks because I don’t have anything to put them in beside my purse, but I don’t like them in my purse. I came across this cool SIDE POCKET, which is a custom pouch which fixed my problem- wear to put my mask- or the extra one! I love having the side pocket when I go shopping, so I have my mask and hand sanitizer on hand!

Check out this video to know more about the SIDE POCKET

I also use this when I walk the dog- put in dog treats, poop bags, and my hand sanitizer. I know when places open up more, I will be using the Side Pocket more. BTW this will make a great GIFT for the holidays- just putting that out there since the holidays are fast approaching, and this is a must-have product.

Hand Sanitizer is very important product to have on hand when you go shopping!

There are so many hand sanitizers out there, but I use the doTERRA On Guard Sanitizing Mist, and I love it. I have one in my car, purse and the house. They are under $10, so it is worth it for me!

I use this spray on the cart, products I pick up, and after I leave the store. I love the smell- not a CLEANER smell like other hand sanitizes. Also, if I need to use the restroom when I am shopping, I spray this all over the toilet and faucet.

Products To Have On Hand When You Go Shopping!   On Guard

These days it is all about protecting ourselves in this crazy world we are living in! So make sure you have these products when you go out shopping!

Also, make sure you check out my last post- 2 Tools To Help With Your Kid’s Hair

Shrewd Food: Protein Packed Healthy Snacks

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Protein Packed Healthy Snacks

Shrewd Food makes protein packed healthy snacks. Their line of foods includes Protein Puffs, Protein Cookies, Protein Dippers, Keto Dippers, and Protein Croutons. I had the chance to sample most of them and I have to say, not only are these snacks healthy high in protein, low fat, low carb and low sugar, but they taste great.

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Is CBD Skin Care Right For You?

CBD in skin care is booming! With so many incredible claims & benefits that CBD can offer to your beauty routine, it’s no wonder people are singing it’s praise!

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