SOS Childrens Villages Sand Castle Charm Bracelet from ALEX AND ANI

Ann About Town was compensated with an ALEX AND ANI Sandcastle Charm Bracelet in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own. If you like to share causes you believe in with others, why not “wear your charity?” It’s not hard to do when you buy accessories from ALEX AND ANI; they have a […]

Happy Cat Month with Weruva BFF OMG!

Ann About Town was provided with Weruva’s BFF OMG! Cat Cuisine cans and pouches to try (that would be “for the cats to try!”). Please note that all opinions are my (and my cats’) own.  It’s time to celebrate Happy Cat Month again and now is the perfect time to address the ‘big cat in the […]

Dining at The Beach House on Lovers Point

As part of the #LLBlogNotaConf FAM trip, Ann About Town was invited to dine at Beach House Lovers Point, in Pacific Grove, CA. Please note that all photos and opinions are my own. If you’re like me, when you go on vacation or are out of town for an event–a nice dinner out is not […]

Meet Carmel Honey Company Jake Reisdorf

As part of the 2017 #LLBlogNotaConf FAM trip, Ann About Town attended a a media Q & A event with Carmel Honey Company founder Jake Reisdorf. As part of this event, we received a gift bag; please note that all opinions are my own. As part of our LLBlogNotaConf activities this spring, we were introduced to […]

Comtemporary Art in Carmel Valley with Patricia Qualls

As part of the #LLBlogNotaConf FAM trip, Ann About Town attended a reception with contemporary artist, Patricia Qualls at her studio. Please note that all photos and opinions are my own. I have always had a love of art, and of spending time in art galleries. So it was very exciting for me to attend a […]

Hot Ruby Cranberry and Citrus Cocktail

Ann About Town was provided with Hot Ruby Cranberry and Citrus for review (and recipe experimentation) purposes. Please note that all opinions and photos are my own; and not to be used without my express permission. Living in Southern California, we don’t always have access to certain regional food and drinks. For instance, when I […]

Farmer’s Medley Dog Treats from Milk-Bone

Ann About Town (and my dogs) recently partnered with Milk-Bone to try their new Farmer’s Medley dog treats. We received a Farmer’s Medley package for review purposes. Please note that all opinions and photos are my own; and should not be used or copied without my express permission. With 2 dogs in my “fur-maly,” we […]

My Word of the Year for 2017

As a blogger, and even not as a blogger, January brings the beginning of a new year; and with that, the chance to review and renew our goals, directions and focus. In the last few years I’ve chosen words like Forward, Light, Stretch and Reboot. I’ve used these words in my daily life, in focusing […]