Archives for the month of: February, 2020


With most shoes these days costing $100 or more per pair, it’s smart to do everything you can to keep them in good shape. Restore, the Shoe & Sandal Refresher from The Walking Company ( is an affordable way to help you do just that.

This easy to use spray helps to clean and deodorize the footbeds of your shoes and sandals using Silver Ion Technology. It’s safe and effective for use on nylon, leather, suede and nubuck, helping to prevent the growth of bacteria and fungi that can cause itching, rashes and unpleasant aromas.

Restore Shoe & Sandal Refresher from The Walking Company – Gotta Love It!


It’s easy to make breakfast oatmeal, luncheon yogurt or vanilla pudding for dessert more exciting — add some Driscoll’s Raspberries ( This more than 100-year old family farming operation has been bringing first-rate quality raspberries, blueberries, blackberries and strawberries to market.

The antioxidants in Driscoll’s Berries are just one health benefit you’ll receive by including them in your diet because they help combat harmful free radical activity that can lead to chronic disease. But another benefit in keeping Driscoll’s berry products at the top of your shopping list are that they are just plain delicious, naturally sweet and low in calories, and can turn an ordinary meal into something more special!

Driscoll’s Raspberries, Strawberries, Blueberries and Blackberries – Gotta Love It!



If the recent Oscars telecast has you toying with the idea of getting into show business, “The No B.S. Guide to the Acting Biz” by Matt Newton ( offers valuable information.

Author Newton doesn’t pull any punches in helping the reader understand the rigors of making it in the acting business, and it is a “business” that requires stamina, talent, and a gameplan for getting the work and getting noticed. This book covers topics ranging from the casting process and auditions to securing the right agent and manager. After reading this book, you’ll have a much better idea of whether or not you’ve got what it takes to join the acting profession.

“The No B. S. Guide to the Acting Biz” by Matt Newton – Gotta Love It!



A few romantic gestures on Valentine’s Day won’t ensure an enduring and healthy relationship, so if your love affair needs a tune-up, it’s time to read “Love and Relationship Secrets…” by David Essel (

Essel is an international speaker, counselor, minister and Master Life Coach who provides a broad range of advice, case studies and practical exercises to help the reader examine the relationships in their life in order to overcome problems with intimacy and codependency in order to enjoy all of the benefits bestowed by a healthy relationship.  Essel’s thoughts in this book prove the wisdom of the man who said, “learn from the mistakes of others, because you won’t live long enough to make them all yourself!”  

“Love and Relationship Secrets…” by David Essel – Gotta Love It!


Since your skin is the largest organ of the body, keeping it healthy is vital to overall well-being. Consult Health ( has introduced an intensive full-body moisturizer called Highpothecary Therapeutic CBD Zang, created using high quality ingredients and offering fast results.

Designed as an all over body cream that absorbs quickly into the skin, it features a soothing light vanilla aroma and such key healing ingredients as shea butter, argan oil and aloe vera, along with avocado oil, pomegranate extract, and Vitamins A and E. It’s great for every member of the family and we noticed immediate results in eliminating dryness and other signs of aging.

Consult Health Highpothecary Therapeutic CBD Zang Body Cream – Gotta Love It!


Too much bad and sad news recently, including the sudden passing of actor/author Orson Bean, the subject of our last “Gotta Love It” blog and another of our Hollywood favorites, actor Robert Conrad. Whenever events get to be too much to handle, we like to put life on hold for a few minutes with a tea break, and our choice is always a selection from The Republic of Tea (

We came across this premium quality tea brand online a little more than a year ago and decided to try their blueberry blend and were immediately sold by the great taste and freshness of their products. Republic of Tea offers an amazing variety of authentic flavors and you can join their VIP program, the Loyal Citizen Program, to earn free tea selections. Republic of Tea has teas to refresh you, calm you, detox you and help strengthen your immunity against colds and flu. Why not treat yourself and someone special to a canister or two – we have six more weeks of winter ahead!!

The Republic of Tea — Gotta Love It!


Actor and author Orson Bean invites to you enjoy his award-winning one man stage show, ” Safe at Home: An Evening with Orson Bean”, with no travel, tickets or reservations required.

The multi-talented Bean, best known to audiences for his numerous TV appearances as a game show panelist and as one of the leading characters on the long-running “Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman” series, first performed this thoroughly engaging solo show at the Pacific Resident Theatre in Venice, CA in 2016 ( .


He then decided to generously post it on You Tube ( where you can enjoy it at your leisure. We had the pleasure of seeing Bean in person at PRT years ago in “A Christmas Carol” and after seeing “Safe at Home”, are glad to discover he continues to be the consummate storyteller. We guarantee he will have you laughing, smiling and tearing up all within the first ten minutes. Don’t miss out on seeing this theatrical gift for yourself.

Safe at Home: An Evening with Orson Bean” — Gotta Love It!


If you are a writer in need of inspiration, or a speaker looking for ideas, or just an ordinary citizen wondering which end is up in this mixed up world, “Civilization’s Quotations: Life’s Ideal” by Richard Alan Krieger ( provides you with 8,000 quotes of wisdom from some of history’s brightest minds.

Author Krieger draws from French proverbs, American presidents, Greek philosophers and well-known authors to present pithy quotes in dozens of categories ranging from friendship, family and relationships to happiness, fame and courage. This book is one that’s great to keep by your bedside on sleepless nights so you can read just a page or two to shake out the cobwebs from your mind.

“Civilization’s Quotations: Life’s Ideal” by Richard Alan Krieger – Gotta Love It!