Archives for the month of: February, 2016

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There’s never a good time to get a cold sore or fever blister, but they can prove especially painful during harsh winter weather.

Aubio Life Sciences (www.aubio.com) , founded by John Paul DeJoria, has introduced a new cold sore treatment gel called Aubio that offers fast relief from pain and itching. Just one golden drop of this botanical formula has a cooling and soothing feeling that puts cold sores out of commission fast. It is also great for using as a lip protectant year-round, packaged in a convenient to carry tube.

Aubio Cold Sore Treatment Gel – Gotta Love it!

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RealTime

We recently caught up with The Amazing Kreskin (www.amazingkreskin.com)  to chat about the recent release of his 20th book, “In Real  Time” , the latest milestone in a more than 60-year career as a mentalist that has taken him to venues around the world from Italy and New Zealand to Japan and Saudi Arabia.

The 81-year old Kreskin speaks with the enthusiasm of a man decades younger, stating simply “I love my work, dealing with what people are thinking” .  That  passion has translated into his latest book effort, published by Thane & Prose, a series of  astonishing revelations about what our future world looks like, based on 26 detailed visions that Kreskin has experienced since 2008.

There’s no doubt that Kreskin was born with special mental abilities. He recalls his Sicilian grandparents were among his first informal audiences, when, as a third-grader, he was able to immediately be drawn to find a penny that his brother had hidden in the room. “In Real Time”, he explains, “is a reflection of my being dissatisfied with the answers being given by today’s leaders and looking beyond for answers.” He began his career doing small private parties in his native New Jersey, the start of a life-long commitment to entertaining people with his amazing mental powers.

His latest book deals with such topics as life-saving medical advances, the vulnerability of the country’s electrical grid,  the threats posed by increasingly violent weather,  mind control, and the horrors of war. Kreskin hopes that the information and perceptions  provided by this book, which deal with some pretty scary scenarios,  will inspire readers to develop “a masterplan for the future” rather than simply frighten them.

Kreskin insists that the viability of today’s culture rests on its ability to resurrect and reawaken a very important concept – “neighborhood.”

“What neighborhood represents, a time when people knew each other when passing on the street, and there was a general concern for everyone, is not only the key to society but also our own inner lives,” says the celebrated New Jersey native.

“ You can only meet a person for the first time once in your life” reminds Kreskin.  Count yourself lucky if you get the chance to meet The Amazing Kreskin, either at a live performance or through one of his many books.

“In Real Time” by The Amazing Kreskin – Gotta Love It!

 

 

 

Sapporo Beer (http://sapporobeer.com/our-beers.html) is the perfect thirst quencher, whether you are enjoying chili, beef, chicken, steak or short ribs as your main meal.

But if you are looking for the perfect beverage partner for a sushi dinner, check out Sapporo Light, crisp, refreshing, and thirst-quenching. And for a fuller-bodied flavor, try Sapporo Premium in the tall can, or Sapporo Premium Reserve. We recently sampled all three paired with fresh sushi and the quality and taste of Sapporo heightened our enjoyment of the meal.

Sapporo Beers – Light, Reserve or Original Premium – Gotta Love It!SapporoPremiumLight20.3

 

backpain

Investing in good health is one of the best investments you will ever make! And a new book release by Jean-Francois Harvey, “Cure Back Pain” (www.robertrose.ca) is a great guide to proper care of your spine and back in order to improve posture and eliminate tension and pain.

This comprehensive guide to back care outlines 80 illustrated exercises to protect back health, along with suggestions for daily exercise routines ranging in time from 3 minutes to 30 minutes. If back aches and pains are limiting your enjoyment of life, “Cure Back Pain” is a worthwhile investment, so long as you make the time and effort to incorporate these exercises into your schedule on a regular basis.

“Cure Back Pain” by Jean-Francois Harvey – Gotta Love It!

sheetpan

If you find yourself fresh out of ideas to feed your hungry family as winter enters the final stretch, check out the newest offering from Robert Rose Publishing (www.robertrose.ca), “200 Best Sheet Pan Meals” by Camilla V. Saulsbury.

Saulsbury offers creative suggestions for cooking everything from breakfast, lunch, supper and dessert, all on the same baking pan, ranging from a Sheet Pan Clam Bake to make you feel like you are enjoying a breezy summer picnic, to a classic Sheet Pan British Breakfast,  and colorful meals that pair poultry, beef or seafood with assorted veggies and side dishes, all on the same pan for quick fixing and easy clean-up. There is even a section on Meatless Meals for vegans, as well as Sheet Pan Desserts to satisfy the sweet tooth, with ingredients easy to locate and affordably priced for the family budget.

“200 Best Sheet Pan Meals” by Camilla V. Saulsbury – Gotta Love It!

Pain

None of us can escape getting older, but we certainly can minimize or even eliminate many of the aches and pains we experience, simply by learning how to understand and work with our bodies.

Dr. Y-Ling J. Liou, D.C. offers a user-friendly guide to getting rid of the hurt in her just released book, “Every Body’s Guide to Everyday Pain.”https://www.facebook.com/everydaypainguide/

How you move throughout your day greatly impacts the amount of pain you experience, and Dr. Liou does an excellent job of explaining the relationship between inflammation and pain, with plenty of practical suggestions (illustrated) to take the reader to a new normal of less “ouch” and more “aah”.

Every Body’s Guide to Everyday Pain – Gotta Love It!

See's Heart

If you are still undecided as to what sweets to treat your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day this Sunday, we vote for Los Angeles-based See’s Candies (www.sees.com).

See’s has been whipping up handcrafted chocolate treats since the early 20th century when people didn’t worry about sugar or calories! Their chocolates are the freshest, purest and most delectible we have ever experienced. Our favorites are the buttercreams in light and dark chocolate, along with their chocolate walnut fudge and  unique buttery lollypops.

If you order within the next day or two, you’ll get a free  upgrade to 2-day shipping so you can have your package in hand on time, ready to put a smile onto someone’s face this Valentine’s Day on Sunday.

See’s Candies – Gotta Love It!

come-ons

The whole Valentine’s Day holiday has gotten way too serious in our opinion. But for a lighthearted view of meeting, greeting and dating, check out “Who Screwed Up and Made You Single?”…and other Keyboard Come-Ons (www.keyboardcome-ons.com).

Plenty of delicious eye candy for the ladies to feast on, each accompanied by funny, creative, poignant and endearing come-on lines. So if you find yourself dateless on Happy Hearts Day this year, kick back, pour yourself a delicious libation and enjoy this treasure trove of good looking guys and their best come-on lines.

“Who Screwed Up and Made You Single?”…and other Keyboard Come-Ons…Gotta Love It!

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If you are searching for a refreshing beverage to add to your winter cocktail repertoire, check out Coco Joy Pure Coconut Water (www.cocojoy.com).

Packaged in individual serving sizes, Coco Joy contains only one thing: pure, all-natural coconut water with no added sugar or preservatives, sourced from 100% green coconuts to provide natural hydrating electrolytes. You can enjoy Coco Joy right out of the can, pour it over crushed ice, or use it as a cocktail or smoothie mixer. We enjoyed it blended with lime juice, ice, and fresh watermelon for a delicious breakfast quencher.

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You can also try Coco Joy as a cocktail mixer for parties, such as the Celebrity Colada cocktail pictured above, blending 2 cups of Coco Joy water with 1 cup of vodka, 1 cup crushed ice and 1/2 crushed pineapple, served garnished with lime slices.

Coco Joy Pure Coconut Water – Gotta Love It!

 

somersize

This Sunday is mid-winter’s day and if the cold, gray days are beginning to dull your spirit, we encourage you to get busy in the kitchen making the Somers Frittata recipe found in “Somersize Appetizers” by the lovely and versatile Suzanne Somers. (www.suzannesomers.com). We guarantee it will add a smile to the faces of everyone who takes their first bite.

Our all-time favorite is the Somers Frittata in this collection of 30 delicious, easy to prepare and nutritious appetizer dishes, most of which can also be served as the main attraction. Although not a new cookbook, it’s easy to find copies online or ask it for it as your favorite local bookstore. It’s a great recipe investment.

Somersize Appetizers — Gotta Love It!