Swedish Fire Steel

Originally developed for the Swedish Department of Defense, Swedish FireSteel is a flash of genius. Its 3,000-degree Celsius spark makes fire building easy in any weather, at any altitude. Used by a number of armies around the world, Swedish FireSteel’s dependability has already made it a favorite of survival experts, hunters, fishermen, and campers. It […]


If your dog or cat has fur, then you need this shedding tool. Pets will always shed, and as long as they live indoors, pet parents will need ways to reduce pet hair. That’s why FURminator shedding solutions are revered by pet parents as the gold standard for pet hair control. Nothing on the market […]

Moleskine Art Gallery Journal

What a great way to record your visits to museums and galleries! With a glossy black debossing and a double expandable inner pocket the Art journal has five themed sections and five tabbed sections to personalize. It features a timeline of art history and a calendar for exhibitions and blank pages for personal thoughts and […]

Supergoop citrus sunscreen

This sunscreen is not too greasy plus it smells like lemons! Just be careful not to spray it too close to your skin or it gets gross. If you spray about a foot away, it is light and perfect.


Markwort Stadium Chair

If you watch as many kid-sporting events as I do, you’ll appreciate a comfortable bleacher seat. Treat yourself to the wide model so you don’t have to spend the entire game sitting ramrod straight and thank me later.

How to change your name in California

I’m in the process of changing my middle name back to what it was when I was a girl, and this book is perfect. If you’re changing your name for any reason, this book has all the forms and instruction you need for a good price.

Seki Edge fingernail clippers

Let me get this out of the way from the start: I know it is weird to have favorite fingernail clippers. But once you try these you’ll understand – they never tear your nails, and they clip instantly and effortlessly. Well-made, they even feel good in your hand.

Nest earbud case

I love this soft, rubbery headphone case because it is easy and quick to use, plus the bright color means I don’t lose it in the depths of my purse!

Most Comfortable Slippers

I crown these plush Acorn thong slippers with the title of World’s Most Comfortable. They feel so great that several times I have almost walked out the door in them. I guess that could be considered a drawback, but really it’s just the price you pay for happy feet.

Waring toaster oven

It was finally time to replace my ancient Black and Decker toaster oven, and I planned to get another one. But I looked at their controls and they were just so confused and stupid that I had to look for a different brand. I finally settled on this Waring toaster oven, and I couldn’t be […]

Fisher Bullet Space Pens

I keep these pens in my pocket, at the bottom of my purse, and all over the house. They’re gorgeous, they write upside down and in the cold, and they feel great in your hand. I’m addicted to writing with them.