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Carmex Lip Balm Prize Pack Review and Giveaway


Summer isn't gone yet although we know the days are numbered.  Time to enjoy the essence of summer.  I just tried the Lime Twist and Vanilla Carmex Lip Balms and they are very tasty.  You know when you want to wear lip balm you don't want it to leave a not so nice taste in your mouth.  Not to worry because these are great.  They both have SPF15 and have all of the same moisturizing … [Read more...]

Upscale Magazine Prize Pack Giveaway

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Have you read Upscale Magazine?  It's a great magazine with great tips and articles.  And did you know they have just launched a digital format in addition to the paper magazine? I wanted you to know about  a great deal and you know we love deals.   Get both 9 issues (one year) of digital and print for the special low rate of 19.95 and receive two (2) FREE Tropical Roots products. *while … [Read more...]

Connect 4 Launchers Review and Giveaway

connect4 launchers

We are a gaming household.  My kids love board games just as much as handheld games.  It doesn't have to be raining outside or cold.  It's like a fun family activity that we do and it is so much fun.  Recently we tried Connect 4 Launchers which tickled my little one.  This is his new favorite game.  Why you ask??  Because he gets to launch the checkers in the air towards the … [Read more...]

Gruffalo DVD Review and Giveaway


The new Gruffalo DVD releases on Tuesday 8/15 and it will be your kid's favorite movie!  When I received the DVD to review I had no idea that it was a book also so now we have both!  It's such a beautiful movie with great colors and music.  It talks about life and a little mouse who decides that he want's to escape the normal outcome.  It's very sweet.  My son has watched it MANY times.  But … [Read more...]

Weight Watchers Digital Painted Glass Scale Review & Giveaway

When you are trying to lose weight you want to have the best tools available.  When you are on a diet you want to know if you have lost a pound, even a half pound and some scales make it difficult to tell.  If I have to strain to see the numbers or its not clear then you have to wonder if the scale is doing you any good.  I had the opportunity to try a wonderful scale from Conair.  It's called … [Read more...]

Deal Pro Cash Giveaway

The Savings Pledge has already helped Americans save over 5 million dollars, and we are ready to celebrate this milestone! We’ve teamed up with some other 2011 DealPros to help kick-start your Savings goals by offering up some cash prizes: 1st place winner: $500 CASH 2nd place winner: $150 CASH 3rd place winner: $100 CASH Enter the DealPro Cash Giveaway: Simply … [Read more...]

Stila Cosmetics Kidtoons Moms Review and Giveaway


I'm always looking for ways to conserve time.  My kids are busy and our life is extremely busy but I try to put on a great face from time to time.  You never know who you might see while you are out and about :)  I had the  opportunity to try out the Stila Cosmetics Convertible Color lipstick and blush which is all in one.  How easy is that!!!  It comes in a pretty little cosmetic case.  It … [Read more...]

Baby Orajel Naturals Giveaway

baby orajel naturals

You all know the name Orajel.  It's the best product for teething pain.  Now they offer a new naturally derived teething gel that features clove oil as its active ingredient.  Clove oil is an essential oil extracted from the stem, leaves and bud of the clove plant.  This oil is used as a oral pain reliever because of its naturally occurring local anesthetic properties. 1 winner will … [Read more...]

Lysol® Back-to-School Review and Giveaway

lysol disinfecting wipes complete clean

Can you believe it??? It's time for back to school.  Those lazy days of summer are almost gone.  Here my children go back mid August so they are really feeling the crunch.  And you know as they return to school they share more than notebook paper.  Germs are shared within toys and on desks you just can't get away from them but you can establish good habits at home to help try to limit your … [Read more...]

BKW Seasoning Steak Rub Review and Giveaway

bkw steak rub

  It's Summer and it's grilling time.  My husband loves a good steak on the grill.  I had the opportunity to try out BKW Seasoning Steak Rub and put it to the test.  It's  the perfect compliment to your steak.  And I actually put it on my grilled veggies that I put on the grill with aluminum foil.  Yum!!!  And he loved the seasoning.  He want's to make sure we keep that seasoning … [Read more...]

Tropical Traditions Oxygen Bleach Review and Giveaway

oxygen bleach

I do a lot of laundry.  And with kids and a husband that works outside you can bet the clothes can be dirty.  If the clothes aren't white you may be able to hide it a bit but we love white tees so that doesn't go so well without bleach.   I had the opportunity to try Tropical Tradition's Oxygen Bleach with excellent results.  I'm always a little scared when I try a new product but I was … [Read more...]

Space Race Review and Giveaway


I love Astronomy and I love that my children have picked up on that love, especially my son.  We had the opportunity to check out the poster above and it was so neat talking to him about it.  His first question was "Where is the Earth" and that began a dialogue which is what I love about something like this as a parent and educator.  I'm very excited to tell you about Space Race Poster and … [Read more...]

Kroger Cart Buster Savings Event $25 Giveaway

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Squeeeeeeee! Have you heard?  Kroger is having a Cart Buster Savings Event.  And if you thought their other deals were great you will really love this one! The Cart Buster Savings Event is back at the Kroger Co. Family of Stores, beginning July 31st with storewide savings in almost every department! During the savings event, summer deals are just getting started. Browse the aisles and load … [Read more...]

Christmas in July $25 Pear Tree Giveaway

pear tree greetings baby line

  Pear Tree Greetings just launched their new baby collection! Take a look at the line, I'm sure you will enjoy it.   They have everything from self-mailers to ribbon announcements that grandma and grandpa could hang from their mantle. With this launch of our new collection comes a baby contest where you could win $1,000! It’s a contest for moms and moms-to-be and you share how you … [Read more...]

Gorton’s Seafood Review and Giveaway

Gortons seafood

I love seafood.  I don't think I have tried one that I don't like.  My kids love fish sticks too - the ones made with real fish and not something else :)  I was given the opportunity to try Gorton's Seafood for the review and it's a big hit in my household.  My youngest especially likes that he is able pick them up and eat them.  He says they are "his size" lol.  They are so tasty.  I like … [Read more...]

Tropical Traditions Powdered Dish Detergent Review and Giveaway


I have tried many a dish detergent.  From the powder to the liquid to those little squares.  There are many that claim to be good but leave something behind after the dishwashing cycle.  Nothing makes me more mad than seeing clumped food on something after waiting.  I had the opportunity to try Tropical Tradition's Powdered Dish Detergent with good results. I have to admit I'm not really a … [Read more...]

Sugar Free Ring Pop Review and Giveaway


I really try to limit the sugar intake for my children.  They are already very 'lively' so adding sugar can really create problems.  Recently I had the opportunity to have them try Sugar Free Ring Pops.  So I hid the wrapper but allowed them to try it.  Anything that says sugar free they dodge. I'm happy to report they loved it!  Blue and green tongues and all.  They come in 3 flavors … [Read more...]

Tropical Traditions Organic Brown Rice Syrup Giveaway


I'm really trying to make better choices for my family.   This weekend I tried out Tropical Traditions Organic Brown Rice Syrup which is a  natural sweetener made with whole brown rice.   This creates a smooth flavored, pleasantly sweet syrup. And I do mean sweet.  I wasn't really sure what to expect but it has a very yummy taste.  And even better news is that it is made without the use of … [Read more...]