Amazon Prime Day 2018: The Ultimate Guide for Getting the Best Deals

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Amazon Prime Day 2018 is coming on July 16th – are you ready to get the best deals?

What Is Amazon Prime Day?

Amazon Prime Day launched in 2015 as part of Amazon’s 20th birthday celebration, and it was a gigantic success: Amazon sold 398 products per second and saw higher revenues than on Black Friday.

In the 2017 Amazon Prime Day, Amazon  saw a 60 percent increase in sales compared to 2016. As well, revenues were even higher than its 2016 Black Friday and Cyber Monday combined. Continue reading “Amazon Prime Day 2018: The Ultimate Guide for Getting the Best Deals”

Self-care with Therapy Threads & Giveaway – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

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It is not just the holiday season: life in general can be stressful, and it can wreak havoc on our minds as well as our everyday responsibilities.

Aromatherapy, which involves the use of essential oils as a complementary health approach, has grown in popularity as a way to de-stress, just like coloring. Some studies have shown that aromatherapy might have health benefits, such as:

  • Relief from anxiety and depression
  • Improved quality of life, particularly for people with chronic health conditions
  • Improved sleep
  • Improved quality of life for people with dementia

I use an electric aromatherapy oil diffuser (like this one), but how about surrounding yourself everywhere you go with kind thoughts along with the benefits of aromatherapy? Therapy Threads has you covered! Continue reading “Self-care with Therapy Threads & Giveaway – 2017 Holiday Gift Guide”

Is It Too Early for the Holidays? Giveaway!

I know – November 1st is a bit very early to start thinking about Christmas. But with my 2017 Holiday Gift Guide starting soon, I thought I’d help everyone get into the mood with a giveaway.  So I’ve joined a group of fellow bloggers for a giveaway hop!

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What am I giving away? A copy of Johanna’s Christmas: A Festive Coloring Book for Adults and a $40 Amazon.com Gift Card! Continue reading “Is It Too Early for the Holidays? Giveaway!”

Easing Your Pain with the NAIPO Massager

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I suffer from chronic back and neck pain from degenerative disc disease as well as herniated discs. And of course, I sometimes get sooo into my coloring that my neck and shoulders get tired and achy!

My physiotherapist and pain doctor have made heat and massage essential to my pain management program.  And my research has told me that massage may have other health benefits as well: it may help lower hormonal markers of stress and decrease blood pressure.  However, regular massages from a Registered Massage Therapist are pricey and kneading away the pain isn’t exactly my husband’s favorite past time.

So I’ve been looking into some options. Enter NAIPO, a company that makes many different massagermassage products such as their Shoulder Massager. Continue reading “Easing Your Pain with the NAIPO Massager”

2017 Holiday Gift Guide – We Are Now Accepting Submissions

Adult Coloring 101 is now accepting submissions for our 2017 Holiday Gift Guide.

2017 holiday gift guideThe Holiday Gift Guide is one of our blog’s biggest events. You can check out our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide here.

This year, we will be showcasing adult coloring-related gift ideas for adults as well as the rest of the family, for home and away alike. The gift guide will begin November 15th and end December 15th. Examples of gift categories include:

  • Coloring books, journals, calendars, etc.
  • Unique coloring applications such as origami, ornaments, apparel, home decor
  • Coloring supplies including pencils, markers, pens, paper…
  • Relaxation products
  • Mental & physical health support and comfort products, particularly as they relate to the activity of coloring
  • Stocking stuffers

Continue reading “2017 Holiday Gift Guide – We Are Now Accepting Submissions”

2016 Holiday Gift Guide – We Are Now Accepting Submissions

Adult Coloring 101 is now accepting submissions for our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide.

The Holiday Gift Guide is one of our blog’s biggest events. We will be showcasing adult coloring-related gift ideas for adults as well as the rest of the family, for home and away alike. The gift guide will begin November 15th and end December 15th. Examples of gift categories include:

  • Coloring books, journals, calendars, etc.
  • Unique coloring applications such as origami, ornaments, apparel, home decor
  • Coloring supplies including pencils, markers, pens, paper…
  • Relaxation products
  • Mental & physical health support and comfort products, particularly as they relate to the activity of coloring
  • Stocking stuffers

Continue reading “2016 Holiday Gift Guide – We Are Now Accepting Submissions”

BIC MarkIt Ultra Fine Markers: The Ultimate Ultra Fine?

BIC MarkIt Ultra Fine 36 Count

Looking for a great set of ultra fine markers? When I am coloring-in detailed illustrations, that is what I want. My Sharpies have been my go-to for a few years now.

However, as I’ve advanced in my techniques, the 24 colors that Sharpie gives me just aren’t enough to let me do some multi-color shading to bring depth and life to my coloring.

So it was great that, for Christmas, I received a 36-count pack of BIC Mark-it Ultra Fine Point Permanent Markers. I’ve been giving them a good workout, and I must say, I find myself grabbing my BICs more often than my faithful old Sharpies. Continue reading “BIC MarkIt Ultra Fine Markers: The Ultimate Ultra Fine?”