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A Strange Trip Through Dildo History

After working in a sex shop for awhile, you kind of wonder, "how did this all come to be?" Considering it is still somewhat "controversial" to own a sex shop, or anything to do with sex publicly, how would it be even remotely possible for sex toys to exist 3000 years ago?

Well, they did, and they look like they would hurt. Especially since lube didn't exist. These images could have also been things that weren't dildos. But, if it wasn't sharp like a knife would be, what would be the use of a long rock with a dick like shape? Who knows!

This is approximately 30,000 years old and was found in Germany.

Bleeding on Paddington Bear

Mentrual pads covered in Minions. If I was a padder not a tamponer, I would get these.

Super cute idea for young bleeders. Back in the day, pads just reaked of this flowery perfume. I would sit on my pad cushion, utterly paranoid that the other kids at the library table would smell it and know what my vagina was up to. "I have my period! And it smells like cheap perfume!! Check it out! I'm bleeding all over a cotton room deodorizer." I wish I had had nice soft little Paddington Bears to privately paint red instead. 

 

New! Nude Drawing

We're now offering a new, fun way to unleash your erotic artist! We supply the model and the supplies for an hour and a half of creative play. No experience necessary; just get a group together and either we can host at our shop or he can come to your hotel room or home. Call us for pricing and details! 604-742-9988

Vibrators Of The Past

People don't really notice how unacceptable it was to have a vibrator hidden in your nightstand drawer "back in the day." And by "back in the day," I even mean the 1970s. Vibrators were accepted sooner than dildos even. It was just taboo to have a fake penis that didn't even look like a penis inside of you, self pleasuring yourself.

How To Properly Use A Bathmate

The Bathmate brand for water penis pumps has been one of our best sellers in the store lately (guy wise), selling at least once or twice a week. Many people have asked how to use it, as it does seem a bit confusing. A water pump? What?!

I made a post a few months ago when we first got them in stock, including a review, but I'm going to go a

Basically, there are three sizes that we carry in the store: Hercules, x30 and x40.

The Hercules and x30 are both 7.1" (18.03cm) in length, the max girth being 1.8" (4.57cm). Meanwhile, the x40 is 8.5" (21.59cm) in length, the max girth being 2.2" (5.59cm).

Why do the Hercules and x30 differ in price if they're the same size?

Fill my Gourd with Angry Bees

Check out this amusing article about the history of dildos and possibly the first vibrator: Angry bees! Written by Lee Friday who's resumé is enough to put a smile on your face. She has worked as a reptile wrangler, phone sex operator, radio personality, concierge, fast food manager, and horror novelist. She prefers jobs that let her sleep during the day.

 

Online Dating

It seems that most couples don't actually meet in person before they begin a relationship anymore. It's so much easier to get to know someone over the worldwide web and form a strong bond with them before even seeing them in perosn. Of course, sometimes we get catfished (thankfully I did not) and end up disappointed, but sometimes it's a hilarious thing to tell all of your friends about. A year ago, I decided to get Tinder, like so many other adults. I had a delightful, but also horrible experience, with that app for many different reasons.

Does True Love Really Exist

Easing away from the topic of sex and more towards relationships, I've been reading a lot of things about relationships lately and the topic of true love.

How can someone know exactly if they've experienced it or not? Is it truly a real thing, or just a figment of our imagination?

Non-Monogamy Curiousity

Ever since the seminar with Mark, I've been curious about non-monogamy, but I'm constantly worried that it will make me feel like crap afterwards, and ruin my relationship of 5 months with my boyfriend who I never want to leave. He's mentioned the concept of threesomes before, but I have always been against it, maybe it's time to let go and possibly try it out.

I wandered onto the website called FetLife, and met an awesome dude on there who talked to me about his experiences with open relationships. He sent me this comic, which makes a lot more sense than trying to figure out what I want on my own, possibly it could help you curious readers as well.

Do you want a bigger penis?

I had a lot of male friends who talk about their penis size, but many of them wanted a larger penis despite being only 16 years old. 4 years later, I finally found out that there is apparently a way to actually help your penis grow.

All hail the Bathmate Hydromax, the world's best penis pump!

The Bathmate Hercules Penis Pump is the worlds first and best water based penis pump. Sold worldwide for over 7 years it has proven itself as a the best product in the market today.

Don't forget to do your kegals!

It seems the interest in Kegal Excercises just keeps rising. Here is a quick run down on the many reasons keeping your PC muscles strong is beneficial and the various tools we can use to keep those muscles working.

The PC muscles are under voluntary control and can be strengthened by exercise, the most common method being Kegel exercises. PC muscles are responsible for holding urine and contracting rhythmically during orgasm.

What They Really Want

Lifestyles condoms polled men and women across America about what they really want and put together this awesome infographic! 

View it large here: http://www.lifestyles.com/come-play/sexual-positions/

'Tis the Season to Marry

The bachelorette parties are coming in thick this month! We have four planned this Saturday so we'll be running around downtown with bags of bananas and suction cup dick.

If you want a special night with the besties, call us and arrange a private party. The four this weekend are all Giving Good Head, hence the bananas, but we do all sorts of great topics and can mix and match to suit the audience. Wedding season is on and we look forward to the fun.

Love and Sex Day Ideas

A few exquisite and definitely 'tried and true' gift ideas for the lover in your life if you're wanting the best for him or her. Trust me, I know. I put these products in peoples' hands all day and they sell themselves.

For women, type in 'Lelo' in our Search Products field. The newest by that company are phenomenal as mentioned in a previous blog. They're called the Lelo Ina Wave and the Lelo Wave. Any of Lelo's products are beautifully designed inside and out much like the beloved and coveted Apple products.

For him, search 'Tenga'. This is a company that came after the Fleshlight designs and also have both a function and form that make their products excellent gift ideas.

Happy Valentine's all you lovers! 

 

The Scoop on Semen

Our "Giving Good Head" Seminiar at the shop this evening got me thinking about semen...

Check out this infographic for some fun facts: http://www.naughtybits.us/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/semen-infographic1.jpg


 

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