The Art of Having It All, book review
Fleurever Gift Set, BeautiControl
Is he a Belgian Sheepdog? A Malinois? Wisdom Panel 3.0 DNA Test will give me some insigts
NeriumAD Review #LLBlog #LBNC15

The Art of Having It All–Book Review

The Art of Having It All, book review

Ann About Town was given a copy of The Art of Having It All, by Christy Whitman for review purposes; all opinions are my own. Please note this post may contain affiliate links. Having it all is a buzz-word for success these days; but what does having it all really mean? In reading the book […]

Fleurever from BeautiControl

Fleurever Gift Set, BeautiControl

With so many Spring events coming up–like Mother’s Day, graduations, bridal or baby showers, etc–have you considered what you might get that special woman in your life? If they love fine fragrances, you should take a look at Fleurever from BeautiControl. With the alluring scents of warm vanilla, quince, pomegranate, lychee, white jasmine, cyclamen, rose, saffron, […]

Know your Dog’s DNA? Wisdom Panel 3.0 can find out

Is he a Belgian Sheepdog? A Malinois? Wisdom Panel 3.0 DNA Test will give me some insigts

This post is sponsored by Mars Wisdom Panel 3.0 Have you ever wondered what kind of dog is really sitting there next to you? Maybe they look like a Beagle, but act like a German Shepard–have you ever considered testing your dog’s DNA? Dog DNA Insights As frivolous as it may sound, DNA testing for your dog […]

NeriumAD Age-Defying Review

NeriumAD Review #LLBlog #LBNC15

I received a set of NeriumAD Age-Defying Day and Night Treatments plus NeriumFirm Body Contouring Cream during the Lifestyle Bloggers Conference (#LBNC15 #LLBlog). All opinions and photographs are my own. What is NeriumAD? Nerium International was founded in 2011 and is based in Addison, Texas. Their product line address concerns that many people have regarding their appearance–wrinkles, […]

10 Household Poisons for Cats

Check out 10 poisonous household items to cats

This is a non-sponsored post by Dr. Eva Evans, a veterinarian and writer for Pets Best, a pet insurance company for dogs and cats. Many common items found in or around the house can make cats very ill, and some are even toxic for felines. Pet owners can help keep their cats safe by keeping them away […]

Hop to the Music with Disney–Giveaway Closed

Get ready to Hop to the Music with your favorite Disney Albums and enter the giveaway

I received the Hop to the Music pack as a member of the Entertainment New Media Network. No further compensation was received and all opinions are my own. This post may also contain affiliate links. The way I figure it, somewhere, someone has finally discovered that kickass music used in a movie or tv show […]

World Water Day Giveaway is closed

#WorldWaterDay #Giveaway #WaterNow #WaterEffect

photo: Water is one of the most important necessities of life; and in order to emphasize this, World Vision is asking everyone to share and celebrate March 22 as World Water Day. Water is essential for healthy living, yet 748 million people lack access to clean water – that’s the equivalent of nearly two and a half […]

Numi Organic Tea – Tasting Justine’s Blend

Have you tried it yet? Smells divine! Justine's Blend of Numi Organic Loose-Leaf Tea

Ann About Town was provided with a sample of Numi Organic Tea Justine’s Blend for review purposes. Please note that all photographs and opinions are my own. Tea Time Although I am an ardent coffee-drinker, there are times you can’t beat a great cup of tea. A chilly evening, a sick day at home (even if it’s […]

Perfect Memorials–Review

Beautiful Amethyst-Colored Heart Surrounded by Angel Wings; Perfect Memorials

Ann About Town was provided with a Perfect Memorials Angel Near Heart necklace for review purposes. Please note that all photos and opinions are my own; also, this post may contain affiliate links. If you’re like me, when you lose a loved one, keeping their memory alive is important. Photographs, mementos and other personal items can […]

LBNC15-5 Reasons to Return Next Year

Lifestyle Bloggers Conference, Los Angeles CA #LBNC15

The Lifestyle Bloggers Network Conference in downtown Los Angeles is over for 2015; and I’ve spent the last week or so, reviewing my notes, instagram photos and tweets from #LBNC15. If you were following along…PHEW, you know what I mean!  LBNC15 was such a great experience and so much fun that I thought I’d share my reasons for […]

The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch

I think it’s safe to say that everyone has felt the power of touch at some point in their life; from a simple squeeze of the hand to a full-body hug. One simple touch can open a floodgate of emotions, bring a sense of calm, a feeling of serenity or a surge of strength, in times […]

Valentine’s Day has gone to the Dogs


We all know what February 14th is (even if some of us choose to ignore it)–yes, it’s Valentine’s Day. Those of us who do celebrate, will go out and buy cards, treats and gifts for our friends and loved ones; but does that include our dogs? What about our favorite fur-babies? Have you ever thought about… […]

3 Tips to Make Blogging Easier

3 tips to make blogging easier

If you’re a blogger or a writer–whether you’re just starting out or have been at it for a while, I bet you’re looking for tips, tricks and hacks to make blogging easier. Don’t feel bad about that; the way life is today–any time we can find a way to make things easier, it’s good! So I sat […]

Knott’s Berry Farm Goes Pink for the Cure

#KnottsPink Logo

For the second year in a row, Knott’s Berry Farm and Susan G. Komen Orange County are working together to raise money for breast cancer awareness, services and research. I was recently invited to attend a special event to help Knott’s go Pink for the Cure, and hear my inspirational, genuine and strong-beyond-words friend–Jaime Jenkins from Polka […]

Del Taco Turkey Tacos–Contest is Closed

turkey from Jennie O

Are you tired of the lunchtime burger-go-round? Where do you want to go to lunch today? If you hang out with me, you’ll know that as much as I like burgers, they get old. Hello Del Taco! I’ve talked about them and their menu options before; and I’m doing it again today. But with a twist. Just […]