Product Review: Outward Hound Ripstop Adjustable Dog Life Jacket

Product Review: Outward Hound Ripstop Adjustable Dog Life Jacket

Dog Friendly, Product Reviews
Last summer we tried to teach Savannah to swim, but she'd freak out as soon as she could feel her body start to sink in the water. Honestly, I couldn't blame her. She's a land creature.  I did some reading and found that some dogs excel at swimming when they have a life jacket on. So, off to Amazon I went. Which Dog Life Jacket to Get: After reading a ton of reviews and comparing life jacket after life jacket, I found that there was only one life jacket available in the color pink, the Outward Hound Ripstop Adjustable Dog Life Jacket. So, obviously, I bought that one (before you hate on me, all of the life jackets I was looking at had similar ratings). Finding the right size for Savannah…
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Product Review: Spoontiques Positive Affirmations Ceramic Travel Mug

Product Review: Spoontiques Positive Affirmations Ceramic Travel Mug

Product Reviews
I love my tea. It's part of my daily routine and I have a cup every night while I unwind from the day. This includes on trips and adventures, regardless of where we are. I'm also allergic to most BPA free plastic (corn) and I hate the taste of tea out of a stainless mug. So, instead of carrying around one of our tiny coffee cups, I decided to invest in a ceramic travel mug. After spending way too much time reading reviews on Amazon, I decided to go with the Spoontiques Positive Affirmations Ceramic Travel Mug. I picked this particular travel mug for a few reasons: It has a handle, which will allow me to safely handle it after I put boiling water in it. It has a lid, which…
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Product Review: Hydro Flask vs. Takeya ThermoFlask

Product Review: Hydro Flask vs. Takeya ThermoFlask

Product Reviews
We've all seen them, insulated stainless steel water bottles. They've become the newest water bottle craze and are popping up everywhere. They guarantee to keep hot beverages hot  and cold beverages cold for a particular length of time. That's great and all, but what I really want to know is how hot is hot and how do they compare to each other. Two of the big sellers are the Hydro Flask and the Takeya Thermoflask. Both of these bottles are BPA free, insulated 18/8 stainless steel. The Hydro Flask weighs 17 oz and the Thermoflask weighs 12.8 oz. They both come in a variety of colors and sizes. The Hydro Flask guarantees 24 hours cold, 6 hot and the Thermoflask guarantees 24 hours cold and 12 hours hot. I've been the owner of three Hydro…
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Smart Phone Car Mount for Under $10

Smart Phone Car Mount for Under $10

Product Reviews
As often as we road trip, it's hard to believe that up until last week, we didn't own a smart phone car mount. We tried a suction cup phone mount that I got for free with my old smart phone a few years ago, but after it repeatedly fell off the windshield and dented our screens, we tossed it. Well, after five road trips in the last four months, I decided it was time to do something about it. As much as we love having to navigate podcasts blindly or stop and wait for our phones to find their signal because they slipped under the seat, we thought the convenience of having our phone in a place where we could safely use it was worth at least looking into. Preferably one that didn't fall off…
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