Leaf Vitality+ USB rechargeable vibrator

Turning over a new Leaf

I never owned the original Leaf Vitality, but I like the appearance of it. A green dual-pronged silicone toy, reminiscent of a seedling. Offering lots of potential ways to enjoy the two soft smooth leaf-like arms for either solo play or with a partner (see below). Did I mention the two leafy bits have separate motors? From what I’ve read about the original Leaf Vitality, these two appendages have three speed settings. The Vitality+ USB rechargeable vibrator adds on two extra pattern functions, and the colour of the toy is…purple. I bet you weren’t expecting that! Packaging is a cleverly designed brown carton with magnetic clasp. Inside is a dark brown card wallet containing the instruction manual, a canvas drawstring tote bag, USB charging cable and the Vitality+ toy.

Leaf Vitality+

A quirky Eco-friendly vibrator

Before I could use my new Leaf Vitality+ it required a charge. The jack of the USB cable inserts into a hole on the rear of the toy. Charging takes about 3 hours, and a useful red LED illuminates whilst the toy is being powered up. Another feature is that the cable has a Leaf label on it, so making it easier to locate the cable should it be stored with other USB leads. Probably not an issue for most users, who may keep their cables separate but I like details such as this.

Leaf Vitality+

Once charged, the toy has about an hour’s play time on the highest speed setting or an hour and a half on the lowest speed. The power is pretty impressive for such a dainty looking toy. I can hold it in my hand but on full power it will jump about on my palm. Of course it didn’t stay on my hand for long. I needed to try those bud-like tips on more sensitive areas!

 

Versatility from the Vitality+

What can this toy do? Those arms are super bendy, so the possibilities include:

  • Clitoral stimulation from the thinner arm combined with vaginal penetration with the thicker arm.
  • Vaginal penetration (thicker arm) combined with perineal stimulation (thinner arm).
  • Nipple stimulation if the two arms are splayed apart.
  • Testicular stimulation during solo play or during sex with a partner.
  • Clitoral stimulation during sex with a partner (it could be used for double penetration too).

Other features that the Vitality+ boasts include a travel lock and a memory of your previously used setting. To activate the travel lock simply press and hold the two buttons, until the LED flashes (about 5 seconds). The Vitality+ remembers your previous setting if you press and hold the button corresponding to the leaf arm you want to store in the memory for 1 second at the intensity you desire it to be set to.

Thoughts on the Leaf Vitality+
  • As a clitoral vibrator, the Leaf Vitality+ is pretty good either for solo play or during sex with a partner.
  • Vaginally, the thicker of the two arms is the better of the two, but it is still a bit small and too flexible to offer much targeted stimulation.
  • The perineal sensation is on the tickly side but not unpleasant.
  • It is also fun to use for nipple play, giving evidence of arousal within minutes.

Battery life seems reasonable, and I managed 3-4 play sessions before I needed to ‘juice it up’ again. I like the storage bag, as it’s sturdy but also attractively simple. It is more ‘breathable’ than the satin pouches usually supplied with toys, so I feel it’ll be more hygienic. The main issue for me are the vibrations being slightly on the more ‘buzzy’ side. Sometimes I can climax from this toy, and other times I just cannot. Orgasm is not necessarily the ‘be all and end all’ of play time, so I am happy enough to keep the Vitality+ in my bedside drawer, as it’s such a versatile toy.

Overall I’d rate the Leaf Vitality+ USB rechargeable vibrator 7.5/10.

 

This toy was provided free of charge by Betty’s Toy Box in exchange for an honest impartial review. What you read is my genuine opinion. I’d like to thank Betty’s Toy Box for giving me this opportunity. Affiliate links are used in this post, so if you decide to buy either the Leaf Vitality ($64.99) or the Leaf Vitality+ ($79.99 for a limited time) please support this blog by using the links, which will earn me a small commission at no extra cost to you. xx Betty's Toy Box

Let’s play a love game! Monogamy Board Game

Games for couples.

Adult entertainment doesn’t just have to be Netflix and pizza after the kids have gone to bed. Or even David Attenborough and beef bourgignon, if that’s the way you prefer to spend time with your loved one. In this technological age we spend so much time on electronic devices. Often we sometimes forget that we aren’t interacting with robots or AI. 

We don’t spend enough time actually sitting down, having some face-to-face connection. I was never a fan of long-winded board games such as Monopoly when I was a kid. It seemed an investment of time in something that wasn’t going to give you a fruitful ‘return.’  Asides being able to rub your playing pals’ noses in it, if you were clever enough to become the king-pin of prime board-game real-estate.

That kind of ‘win’ gives a short-lived satisfaction. In our adult lives, satisfaction can be gained through completing a ‘project’. Renovating a house or garden. Running a marathon. Earning a well-deserved new job or promotion. These kinds of achievements are great for personal development. But what about relationships? How are they kept fresh and exciting in this fast-paced age where we often pass each other like ships in the night? Between informing each other about the trials and tribulations of the work day or child-entertaining efforts at home, there is often limited ‘quality time.’

Cue adult games…these can take various formats:

Monogamy

I purchased this game to ignite some passion into my marriage which was starting to seem a bit formulaic in terms of bedroom antics. It was played in a ‘dummy run,’ and we seemed to enjoy the novelty of discovering each other ‘again.’

In recent times we have gotten side-tracked, negating to put in the extra effort we ought to, so the game sits on the shelf. This is a shame as it seems half-decent if not better than some other games I’ve come across.

Who said board games have to be boring?
How to play the game
  • Each player goes around the circular playing board 6 times, twice at each of the three levels; ‘intimate’ (pink), ‘passionate’ (purple) and ‘steamy’ (red).
  • There are colour-coordinated rings to place on your playing piece, helping you keep track of how many times you pass ‘GO’.
  • Every time you pass GO, you also pick up a ‘Fantasy’ card (black). You can only hold two of these in hand at a time. Extra cards picked up after the third round need to be discarded (haha, childish giggle at the play on words “‘dissing’ a card!’
  • The game ends when one of the players completes their sixth journey around the board. They get to choose their Final Fantasy, (gamers will appreciate this tongue-in-cheek, I hope). This is whichever of the two black Fantasy cards they hold in their hand at the end takes their delight.
Board layout
  • After deciding who starts the game, you each put a pink ring on your playing piece. Roll the die, and move the corresponding number of squares from the ‘GO’ square.
    • Monogamy square – pick up the colour card according to the level you’re on, i.e. pink, purple or red. Pink cards suggest questions to ask each other, e.g. ‘Think of an occasion when your partner really impressed you – tell them what it was and what they did that was so special.’ Alternatively they suggest modest acts of intimacy, e.g. ‘Demonstrate which fabric you love to feel next to your skin.’  The purple cards are more raunchy and the red cards are even hotter.
    • A gold heart branded with a ‘T’ symbolises a ‘Treat’. These are special actions you can use in the following days or weeks to maintain the intimate bond once the game is finished.
    • Plain heart square – do whatever takes your imagination; get a drink, dim the lights, powder your nose.
    • Cocktail Glass square – quench your thirst with your favourite tipple (or soft drink if you have to be ‘responsible’ or drive later).
    • Heeled shoe – Remove a piece of clothing, in a way you’re both happy with.
Level-dependent squares 
  • Lips / kiss – pretty obvious really, but scaled according to which level you’re playing. Pink = peck on cheek, purple = kiss on lips, red = a proper snog.
  • Strawberry – Eat something yourself, seductively (pink). Feed your partner. They can use a suggestive manner to seduce you (purple). Eat something from off your partner, from wherever you choose to place it (red).
  • Erotic Dancing square – Sway, gyrate or lap dance!
  • Massage Parlour square – Relaxing head / shoulder massage (pink), Sensual back / leg massage (purple), or a genital massage (red).
  • Erogenous zone square – a roll of the die chooses the body part to receive some attention, ranging from stroking / kissing / sucking and nibbling.
Thoughts on the game play

Mr Bunny and I got out the game to play last night. LED candles were switched on. Music was playing in the background. We procured ourselves some drinks and nibbles to assist with the game playing. I seemed to be particularly good at landing on the ‘M’ squares and erotic dancing square. Mr Bunny landed on quite a few ‘lips’ and massage parlour squares. Either way we both got something good out of it, whether it was a snippet of insight, a kiss or another form of body contact.

I know in the days and weeks to come that I have a few ‘treat’ ideas in store for Mr Bunny. As to who won the game, that would be telling, but in any case its safe to say there aren’t any losers!  There were one or two references to ‘old-school’ tech, for example Polaroids and camcorders. But for couples of a certain generation, it’s actually kind of funny in a nostalgic way. It certainly gave us something to giggle about, which can’t be a bad thing. We’re both looking forward to our next game!

 

Monogamy can be purchased from 4Playsure.co.uk for £31.99.

4Playsure

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Who framed a rabbit named Desire?

Sinful Sunday week 317- 7th May 2017- ‘Frames’

It’s the first time I’ve tried submitting a photo for  the Sinful Sunday project.

I took this photo as I wanted to get up close and personal with my newest rabbit toy before bed. The shadow from the lighting frames Desire’s ears rather well I feel, so I believe it deserves a mention for this week’s theme. Plus I like the play on words between the movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit? juxtaposed with the title of Tenessee Williams’s A Streetcar Named Desire.

As my purple rabbit is named Desire, it seemed apt to title this picture Who framed a Rabbit named Desire?

Click on the lips to see who else is taking part in Sinful Sunday.

Who’s being Sinful this Sunday?