Another year down and it has been a big one! I talked about toys all over the place, started a school and embarked on my biggest project to date! Somewhere in the middle I stopped reviewing toys for a bit and, you know what? I actually missed it. And, apparently so did you. I thought I had to choose between writing about depression and writing about dildos but you folks made it clear you want me to tell you stuff about both- so I came back and found some awesome stuff!! What that break did mean was that I tested a bit less this year so instead of my usual list of 10 things, I only have 8 that I really love. But man, do I (or, in one case my partner) really love these! I’m so excited to share them with you. I’m even more excited about the fact that I can give you some of them! After you check out the list, head on down to the giveaway to score yourself one of my favorite things!
Now, without further ado…
The Redhead Bedhead’s 2014 Favorite Things
Doxy Wand Massager
This toy made it click for me that I am a wand girl. Wands are my jam. I now want to try all the wands. But also kind of fear that none will live up to this piece of wonderful. Check out my review and also, I’ll let this tweet give you an idea of how I feel about this thing:
Taking out my @DoxyMassager has become my masturbatory equivalent of Babe Ruth calling his shot. http://t.co/ar7zpm7O2d
— JoEllen Notte (@JoEllenNotte) November 20, 2014
Get it here: SheVibe, Early to Bed, She Bop, Lovehoney, My Secret Luxury, Peepshow Toys
Tantus Echo Handle
I love Tantus always and I love the texture of this dildo (like the best part of penetration over and over!). Add a handle for thrusting ease and you’ve got a toy that’s pretty much perfect!
Get it here: Tantus, SheVibe, Early to Bed, Peepshow Toys
Tenga Flip Hole Black
So, the cute boy adores this toy! Other sleeves have been tried and cast aside- apparently nothing has measured up to the Tenga Flip Hole Black.
Get it here: SheVibe, Early to Bed, Lovehoney, My Secret Luxury
My first piece of sex furniture made me a convert. Whether it’s for comfort and accessibility or to facilitate crazy positions, there’s so much to gain from adding a Wedge to your routine!
Get it here: Good Vibrations, SheVibe, My Secret Luxury, Peepshow Toys
Love is Art Kit
A super-fun and intimate way to create a sexy piece of art. I love that there’s a sex painting in my living room!
Get it here: She Bop, Peepshow Toys
I had all but given up on the concept of dual-stimulation toys and then this piece of wonderful entered my life. Two strong, rumbly motors, one of which lives in the wide base, make the Rosa the first toy I’ve ever used that hits all of the spots that make me feel good! (no small task). This is another one I tweeted about:
Folks, I just had a masturbatory out-of-body experience… the review for this one is a while off but, it’s going to be good. #damn
— JoEllen Notte (@JoEllenNotte) November 22, 2014
Get it here: SheVibe, Peepshow Toys
Sliquid Organics Natural Gel Lubricant
I started the year looking for a good, thick water-based lube. In February I found this one and my search was over!
Get it here: SheVibe, Early to Bed, She Bop, Lovehoney, My Secret Luxury, Peepshow Toys, Lucky Bloke
These condoms are for-sure unlike any you have used before (they go on a dry penis, they start off a little crinkly) but once they warm up they are like another skin on the penis and feel like nothing is there at all. I love them.
Get it here: Lucky Bloke
And Now the Giveaway!!
Remember when Oprah used to do her Favorite Things show and she’d give stuff to the audience and they’d all scream and hyperventilate and stuff? Well, for a second year in a row, I’m doing the sex toy equivalent of that!
And this year it’s even bigger! Instead of just one winner, we’re going to have SIX! And thanks to the generous contributions of my sponsors each winner will get one of my 2014 favorite things and there are even some fun bonuses. Are you excited?
I thought so. Now, calm down for a minute and let me tell you about the prizes and how you can win!
Sliquid Organics Gel Lube & More
You will receive sampler featuring this year’s lube discovery (and my new favorite water-based lube) Sliquid Organics Gel Lubricant as well as my favorite silicone lube, Uberlube and my favorite hybrid Please Cream. You will also receive a $20 Lucky Bloke gift card so you can shop for your own favorites! Open to entrants worldwide.
Unique Condoms & More
You will receive a sampler featuring this year’s condoms discovery Unique along with the condoms that I am never without, FC2 and Lifestyles SKYN. You will also receive a $20 Lucky Bloke gift card so you can find your own new favorite condoms. Open to entrants worldwide.
Sliquid & Unique prizes courtesy of Lucky Bloke.
Tenga Flip Hole Black
This thoughtfully crafted stroker is the most intense of the Flip Hole line.
Open to residents of the US, Canada, the UK and Australia!
Courtesy of Lovehoney.
Echo (and Goddess!!!) Handle
The folks at Tantus were kind enough to not only give us the Echo but also another favorite of mine (I reviewed it in ’13) the Goddess Handle. Not one but TWO amazing textured silicone dildos courtesy of Tantus! Open to residents of US & Canada only.
The Wedge delivers a divine incline for deeper penetration and G-spot navigation. You’ll get a Liberator Wedge in purple (just like mine!).
Courtesy of SheVibe. Open to residents of US & Canada only.
Doxy Wand Massager
The wand to end all wands! You’ll get a black one, just like mine.
Courtesy of Doxy. Open to residents of US & Canada only.
Entering is super-easy, just follow the instructions below. There are a whole bunch of ways to enter, some of which you can do repeatedly! You do have to pick 1 prize for your entry but you can come back and pick a different prize each day!
Thank you so much to Lucky Bloke, Tantus, Lovehoney, SheVibe and Doxy for making this possible!
We’re doing this one quick and dirty- I’ll be pulling winners on 12/17. Happy entering!