Archives for the month of: April, 2019


If mom, mother-in-law or grandmother is an animal lover, Dr. Mark Goldstein’s very entertaining “Lions and tigers and Hamsters” book  ( being released next week, just in time for Mother’s Day gift giving!

The former head of the Boston and Los Angeles Zoos and long-time veterinarian recounts many of the funny, exciting, dangerous and heartfelt experiences he has had with animals of all kinds throughout his more than four-decade career, from beloved house pets to exotic and wild animals.  Goldstein does more than just tell a good story, he thoughtfully examines the importance that animals of all kind have in our lives and what they can teach us!

“Lions and TIgers and Hamsters: What Animals Large and Small Taught Me About Life, Love and Humanity” by Mark Goldstein, DVM – Gotta Love It!


It’s often said that if you want the same results as someone you envy or admire, emulate what they do and how they act. “Wealth Made Easy: Millionaires and Billionaires Help You Crack the Code to Getting Rich” by Dr. Greg Reid with Gary M. Krebs ( offers practical and valuable information given by those who are prospering financially.

This guidebook to joining the ranks of the super-rich features 74 short and very informative “hacks” to help you improve your financial picture, showcasing a wide range of real-life examples from individuals and the companies they built into financial prosperous enterprises. This book makes a great graduation gift, but it’s a helpful guide for anyone at any age because it’s never too late to stimulate a mogul mindset and start building wealth.

“Wealth Made Easy” by Dr. Greg Reid with Gary M. Krebs – Gotta Love It!

weatherx earplugs

A headache caused by the change in weather air pressure can get your day off to a bad start. Luckily, many individuals have found fast relief by using WeatherX Pressure Filtering Earplugs (

Users access the free WeatherX App to provide notifications of approaching rapid weather changes. Then simply insert the easy to use, drug and latex-free patented earplugs as directed into the ear canal to quickly reduce the headache symptoms caused by dramatic shifts in barometric pressure.  Simply remove within 2 to 4 hours and save for re-use. These earplugs have also received a noise reduction rating of 20 decibels.

WeatherX Pressure Filtering Earplugs — Gotta Love It!



Research is proving that drinking coffee has many health benefits, not to mention being a delicious ritual that can get your morning off to  great start! Steeped Coffee ( now makes it possible to enjoy a freshly brewed cup in a matter of minutes no matter where you find yourself.

The Santa Cruz, California based company offers packets of freshly ground nitro sealed single serve bags of high quality coffee that can simply be dunked in a cup of hot water and let to steep for up to 5 minutes, depending upon your flavor preference.  In addition to light, medium, dark and French roasts, there is also a decaf version for night-time enjoyment. We love the just add hot water simplicity of Steeped Coffee and found the flavor very comparable to making a freshly brewed pot, including the nice aroma!   It’s convenient to carry a single serve pouch with you and the steeped bag when you’re thru is fully compostable.  If Mom is a coffee lover, the variety box makes a great Mother’s Day gift!

Steeped Coffee Single Serve Bags — Gotta Love It!



Need a boost for the tired spirit this spring? A Hyacinth for the soul?  Suggestions for some simple steps to take to change your life for the better?

“From Muck to Magic” by Wendi Knox ( provides a beautifully illustrated guidebook that looks at first glance like a picture book for children, but in reality is a wonderful inspirational guide for adults who may feel lost, discouraged or wondering where do I go from here? The author uses her own experiences on creating new life experiences after a long-time career in advertising, using the dragonfly for inspiration.

“From Muck to Magic” by Wendi Knox – Gotta Love It!”


With Earth Day fast approaching on Monday, April 22 , “Our Changing Earth: Why Climate Change Matters to Young People” by Arjun Marwaha ( is an excellent addition to your reading list.

It’s not surprising that the author is still in his teen years, because the future belongs to Marwaha and his contemporaries. Although the book is targeted at teachers to help inspire discussion in their classrooms, this is a book that does a great job at explaining how we all got to this dangerous tipping point of global warming and the current change in climatic conditions. Do yourself and your local library a favor this Earth Day and buy two copies – one for yourself and one to contribute to your library shelves to inspire local citizens to take this issue seriously and start taking steps toward its solution.

“Our Changing Earth: Why Climate Change Matters to Young People” by Arjun Marwaha


Now that baseball season is underway, we’ve found the perfect low calorie crunchy snack to add to your party line-up this spring.  Mozaics Organic Popped Veggie & Potato Chips ( are not only protein and fiber rich, you can enjoy 23 chips for a low 110 calories.


Mozaics are available in five flavors, including BBQ, Sea Salt, Cheddar, Salsa and Sour Cream & Onion (our favorite).  Each is made using only the finest quality organic peas, otato flour, rice flour and black beans to create a unique flavor and crunchy texture.  In addition to the 3.5 ounce bags, you can also purchase them in individual 1.25 oz deli serving size bags to add to your lunch bag.  Mozaics are also great to include in picnic baskets or to keep in the car for an on-the-go satisfying snack.

Mozaics Organic Popped Veggie & Potato Chips – Gotta Love It!




Ready for a creamy and delicious dairy-free and plant-based beverage to add to your drink line-up this spring? Check out Hope & Sesame Organic  Sesamemilk  ( , available in 6 exciting flavors.

Just one glass of Hope & Sesame Organic Sesamemilk provides 8 grams of protein, as much as cow’s milk but without any dairy or lactose content.  You also receive Vitamin D, iron, copper and magnesium, in addition to a healthy supply of daily calcium.  And if you’re watching your weight, there is a slim 120 calories per 8 ounce serving. Delicious served chilled, over ice, or even over breakfast cereal or oatmeal.

Hope & Sesame Organic Sesamemilk – Gotta Love It!