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Quick Gift Pick: Apple iPad Stylus Pen

With the holidays on the horizon, it is time to start thinking about gifts. And if you have been perusing the stores, then you know that one of the only good things coming out of 2020 are massive sales. So today, I am highlighting one tool that can make your life (and gifting) infinitely better… the Apple iPad Stylus Pen from Ankace. This fabulous Stylus Pen is marked down 36% off until September 30th with the code UEVK7X8R. Need it broken down even more, here you go… Stylus Pen for Apple iPad 2018-2020 version is 36% off sale! Original Price …

Muzen Retro Bluetooth Speaker

Whimsical Design Pick: Muzen Retro Bluetooth Speaker

Every now and then, a product comes around that is so delightful that it feels like the unicorn gods have smiled down on you with magical fortune. The Muzen Retro Bluetooth Speaker is that product. Not only is it ridiculously vintage chic, handcrafted in Rosewood, and comes with it’s wearable leather strap, it’s also so small that it is excruciatingly cute. Check out all the product’s specs… The Muzen Retro Bluetooth Speaker has great sound quality. Despite its size, its powerful sound and the crystal clarity of the sound stays steady all the way up to the max volume without …

Green Cleaning for Back to (Home) School

Green Cleaning for Back to (Home) School

Raise your hand if you are now a work-from-home-school-the-kid parent?! *Raising hand emphatically* Yeah, me too. Oh man, does 2020 suck! Not only do I find myself confined to the walls of my own house, I also have a 5 year old in tow who needs schooling. So besides being a full-time working parent, tea party playmate, (pretty crappy) kindergarten teacher, I also find myself as the keeper of the mess. And with the pandemic surging all around us, that last job I am taking very seriously. So to keep my countertops and conscience clean, I am loading up my …

DIY Kitchen Upgrade with Waterdrop RO Filtration System

DIY Kitchen Upgrade with Waterdrop RO Filtration System

We are all spending an awful lot of time at home this year. If you are like me, that means you are constantly staring at all the home DIY projects you’ve been putting off. Well I have decided to start checking projects off my home improvement list… seriously, 2020 is a wash, so might as well start fixing things to make 2021 a better year. One of the projects that has been on my list since I bought my house has been upgrading the kitchen faucet and accessories. With the help of Waterdrop’s RO Filtration System, I am not only …

Strawberry Sriracha Popcorn Shrimp Tacos

Strawberry Sriracha Popcorn Shrimp Tacos

It is a random Monday in the year of our Lord 2020. I want tacos and I want them to be the best tacos I have ever eaten. Why? Because, like I said, it’s 2020. YOLO, baby! I have Gorton’s Popcorn Shrimp in the freezers, fresh strawberries, sriracha mayo in the fridge, and a rumbling tummy. Let’s get to work… Strawberry Sriracha Popcorn Shrimp Tacos Time: 15 min; Yields: 4-6 tacos INGREDIENTS 1 box of Gorton’s Popcorn Shrimp 1 cup of shredded broccoli 1 cup of shredded carrots 1 cup of strawberries (chopped) 1/2 cup of cheese (shredded) 1/4 cup …

Organic Backyard Oasis 101

Organic Backyard Oasis 101 with The Futon Shop

Is it just me or are you also spending an ungodly amount of time in your backyard this year? I wonder why? Okay, we all know why and to be honest, life could be way worse than just being stuck at home. So I don’t know about you, but with all this backyard one-on-one, I knew it was time to up my outdoor relaxation game. But where to start?! In walks The Futon Shop like a tall drink of backyard oasis water. With no where to go, the backyard and patio are making a major comeback. And by the look …

Ginseng + Strawberry Ginger Oat Smoothie Recipe

Ginseng + Strawberry Ginger Oat Smoothie Recipe

With the way everything is going this year, it looks like it is going to be quite some time before life gets back to normal. So since we’re in this for the long haul, it is important to I am making conscientious efforts to take care of my energy levels. And I am starting by adding Ginseng and a Strawberry Ginger Oat Smoothie to my weekly routine. I personally have never used Ginseng before, but thought I’d give it a shot. BTGin offers the strongest red ginseng capsule on the market. It has high ginsengosides which purports to boost natural …

image1 450x300 - How to Host a Small Cocktail Party at Home

How to Host a Small Cocktail Party at Home

For some time now, having friends over has been a more casual, spontaneous affair with beers and wines. But lately, there has been a resurgence of cocktail parties. While beer and wine are still very much enjoyed, mixed drinks have gained in popularity, offering a more formal gathering, complete with appetizers and small bites. If you’re looking to create a more upscale celebration and host your own small cocktail party, don’t be intimidated about learning to make the cocktails and creating delicious food. In fact, it’s actually easier–and a lot less stuffy–than it sounds! While you can still dress up …