Thanks to an awesome Daily Candy deal, I finally got to splurge on some long-coveted products from THE LAUNDRESS.  Shown above: Wash & Stain Bars Can be used for spot cleaning and hand washing. Best when used for working on stains found on collars, cuffs, small straps & other tricky areas. Not recommended for wine… Continue reading BUY: THE LAUNDRESS

Listen: JOHN CRUZ “One of These Days”

I first heard the JOHN CRUZ cover of the classic Hawaiian song “Hi’ilawe” at the end of Monday’s episode of Hawaii Five-O. After listening to samples of all the songs on Cruz’s “One of These Days” album, which includes “Hi’ilawe”, I am in love, love, love. As a fan of Jack Johnson, Ben Harper and Israel Kamakawiwo’Ole,… Continue reading Listen: JOHN CRUZ “One of These Days”


I love my Hunter boots but those suckers are a bit challenging to pull on and off. Great for rainy days in the city but for stomping around in the garden I found myself looking for something else. I found them in BOG boots. With a four-way stretch inner bootie these boots are comfort rated… Continue reading BOGS


These luxe blankets are handmade on air-assisted shuttle looms, using naturally occurring brown and black sheep. These sheep aren’t common, and after three or four years, their fleeces tend to go grey, so SWANS ISALND is only able to weave a limited number of rare brown and black wool blankets each year. Get yours! SWANS… Continue reading SWANS ISLAND BLANKETS

Bombs Away!

These Seed Bombs are, well, the bomb. Five “gumball-sized” balls are packed into each pouch; just throw and grow! The balls break upon impact with the ground, rain and water further disintegrates the ball. Different blends are available: Flower, Herb, Dog & Cat Friendly, East Coast, Southeast, Midwest, Pacific Northwest, West Coast, and Southwest. You… Continue reading Bombs Away!

Obsessed: Hozuki Lantern

This award-winning Hozuki Lantern by Snow Peak is fabulous! Inspired by the ancient Chinese lantern, the lantern has an innovative Candle Mode that allows the LED to respond to sound or wind with a flicker of light; press the on/off button twice to enter candle mode with three different brightness settings. Winner of a Travel… Continue reading Obsessed: Hozuki Lantern

Get to Dustin’

CALDREA is throwing in lint-free cleaning cloths with orders of $40 or more* which may just the little nudge I need to start a cleaning products binge. I love their yummy-smelling products but there’s nothing like bustin’ dust. Shown above, clockwise from left: Ostrich Brush Pear wood handle with natural, harvestable feathers. 40.8 inches x… Continue reading Get to Dustin’