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  1. How To Keep Your Beer Cold

    June 27, 2011 by barbara

    There is nothing worse than organizing a party and offering warm beer to your guests because you do not have any Koozies to keep your beer cold.  Beer Koozies are party essentials.  They can keep your beer cold for a long time without leaving water in your hands or water dripping on your clothes.   Beer Koozies are great as gifts too.  Here are two types of Koozies which are perfect for your parties, barbecues or company’s dinner.


    An ecletic koozie available at


    Goldman Leather Koozie available at Wheelmen & Co.

  2. Best Place To Buy Paper Bags

    June 27, 2011 by barbara

    If you don’t know already, I am into crafts right now.  More like paper craft.  My all-time favourite is to wrapping presents with brown paper or kraft paper.   There are so much we can do with kraft paper wrappers.  They look great with flower toppers, twines, paper flowers and many more. Just last Christmas, I made paper bags made from kraft papers for my friends’ presents instead of wrapping them with the usual wrapping papers.  I decorated the bags with cut-out initials of my friends’ names from pages of magazines. Then I sealed the bags with  a ‘ribbon on top.  My friends loved the packaging idea.  Are you into paper crafts too?  Well, if you are then you may want to check out  This craft supplies store has been in business for over 90 years.   They are the largest discount packaging company in the United States.  Paper Mart has a huge selection of over 10 million boxes and 100 million bags.  At their website, you can find plastic, tubes, cans, jars, metal containers, restaurant supplies, all kinds of paper and many more.  They have a group of highly trained and experienced employees to provide the best service.  So, whether you are looking for paper bags, favor boxes or organza bags for your gift-wrapping or wedding, Paper Mart has them all.


  3. Pretty Girl’s Dresses

    June 25, 2011 by barbara

    One thing that I cannot resist is shopping for my daughter.  There are just too many pretty things out there.    My 6-year old is still at the Princess stage.  She loves all things pretty especially accessories like bracelets, necklaces, hair clips, hair bands and more.  She also love wearing dresses.  My daughter prefers them to denims.  Of course I still buy her denims, leggings and shorts as I would like her to wear different types of clothing.  While blog-hopping, I saw some really nice dresses at Mini Boden.  Should I get them?




  4. The Best Chocolate Covered Berries

    June 22, 2011 by barbara

    Do you like chocolate-dipped fruits?  If you do, then you may want to check out Shari’s Berries. This online store has an array of delightful chocolate-dipped strawberries that will send you to Chocolate Heaven.  Do you know that Chocolate covered strawberries have become one of the top popular gifts now?  Shari’s Berries carefully hand select only the largest and most succulent sun-ripened strawberries.  Their ingredients are from one of the world’s finest gourmet chocolate companies.  So, if you want to kick off the summer with some mouth-watering chocolate goodness, do check out Shari’s Berries.  If you want great discounts, please click here for coupons.


  5. The Best Stainless Steel Coffee Maker

    June 21, 2011 by barbara

    I absolutely love coffee.  Not a day goes by without a coffee.  I love the sweet aroma of a freshly brewed coffee. Many people have even swear that it  is the elixir of life.  Researches have shown that moderate coffee intake may reduce kidney stones, prostate cancer, the risk of diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and even depression.  Are you a coffee lover?  If yes, then perhaps you may want to check out the stainless steel coffee maker from Bunn.  Founded in 1957, Bunn coffee brewers have allowed people to enjoy commercial quality coffee at home.  Their stainless steel coffee makers brew better coffee because they manage the water to coffee contact time to ensure that coffee is not over-extracted and turn bitter.  Their brewers also ensure that water is consistently at optimal brewing temperature and release all the water at once to create the needed mixing action to evenly extract the ideal flavour from the coffee grounds.

    At their website, you can find a wide range of Phase Brew, Velocity Brew and Single Server coffee brewers that are simple to use and produce great result.  Also available are filters and accessories such as pod holder, glass carafe and more.   You can also find interactive product demos as well as tips and tricks on how to brew better.  So hurry and check out Bunn, the best stainless steel coffee makers today.

  6. Backpack Umbrella

    June 19, 2011 by barbara

    This Backpack umbrella is worn on the back and provides rain and sun protection while keeping the hands free.  It is great when you need to lug the grocery bags, a dog’s leash or child’s hand.  The umbrella fits into a pack which is strapped at the back.  It only takes a few seconds to unzip the pack, remove the umbrella and attach it to the pack’s built-in and adjustable support rod.  The umbrella covers a 39 1/4″ diameter.  It collapses easily against its pole.  No doubt looks funny but it is practical.  Available at Hammacher Schlemmer.


  7. Dragon’s Blood Elixir Hot Sauce

    June 18, 2011 by barbara

    Father’s Day is tomorrow.  Have you made any plans on how to celebrate this special day?  My good friend just bought 2 tactical rifle scopes for her husband and her dad for Father’s Day.  I did not get any gifts for the spouse this year but we are going out for a dinner. I was surfing the net just now and came across this Dragon’s Blood Elixir Hot Sauce that will certainly set the mouth on fire.  Since the spouse in into bbq these days, this sauce is just perfect. Love the name of this sauce.  May be too late for Father’s Day gift but I am sure the spouse won’t mind.


  8. Do You Suffer From Food Allergies?

    June 18, 2011 by barbara

    A friend of mine suffers from food allergies and it is taking a toll on her.  She cannot take dairy food and nuts.  My friend has to watch what she eats all the time and going out for food is not something she looks forward to.

    Food intolerance is caused by  elevated levels of histamine in food.  If you suffer from food intolerance, then you may want to check out for food intolerance products. is a leader in nutritional supplement with more than 60 years of experience in this industry.   They are dedicated to to help people live healthier and more active lives. uses ingredients from the purest sources and manufactured at their latest state-of-the art manufacturing facility. Besides  food intolerance products, there are also products for systematic enzyme, and fizzy effervescent for a healthy boost.

    Its website is very easy to navigate and you can also find some very useful articles regarding health and wellness.  You can get great savings and family-friendly prices when you shop at  Right now, is offering free shipping for orders above $100. So if you are looking for top quality natural vitamins and nutritional supplements for your health, do check out

  9. handy ipad case

    June 18, 2011 by barbara


    HandyShell case for iPad2 is a must for those who are always afraid of dropping their toys.  It features a multi-function handle that offers a firm hold.  HandyShell’s handle is designed around a strong hinge to hold it firmly in place.  It can be used as a thumb ring for a one-hand grip or a stand in portrait or landscape mode.  You can even hand the iPad on the wall.  Available at at


  10. Chocolate Dipped Rice Krispies Squares

    June 17, 2011 by barbara

    Chocolate-dipped food seems to be the rage right now.  You can find chocolate-dipped marshmallow, cookies and cakes on sticks these days.  They are really nice party food I must say.  I was at the night market last night and came upon a stall selling chocolate-dipped bananas on sticks.  I did not get any though and they sure look funny.   I just came across this Jumbo Chocolate-Dipped Rice Krispies Squares from It is 4 inches and dipped in creamy white or milk chocolate.  Then it is rolled in toppings like M&Ms, Reese pieces, oreos, etc.  Something different eh?  Perhaps I should try making this for my kid’s birthday party.