Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Joster International Vaselet Review & Giveaway

This is a great review for anyone who loves flowers and wall decorations.  This review is coming from Joster International. They sent me their Iris Vaselet which retails for $12.00.

Features

• This bud vase brightens any space with the beauty of flowers.

• Vaselet petite bud vases stimulate senses with fragrance and color.

• Bring a long lasting smile with this fun decorative floral gift.

• Decorated with original artworks. The Vaselet, flower bud vases was inspired by the need for a visual break from the computer and our love of flowers.

Perfect for:

• Office: Computer monitors vase or hanging wall vase.

• Home, apartment or dorm: From the bathroom mirror to the refrigerator.

• Mobile: Car dashboards and motor-homes.

Where will you put yours?

• Pick a flower out of your garden on the way to work or use the beautiful silk flower included with every Vaselet.

• Add drops of essential oil to the silk flower for an aromatherapy treat.

Vaselets are easy to mount and remove using the included pressure sensitive adhesive strip. We even include a second strip in the event that you change your mind.


Want to win your own Vaselet?

Friday, January 27, 2012

Milano Series Quilted Diaper Bag Review

This is my second time reviewing for Milano Series. They sent me their Black Quilted Diaper bag which retails for $44.95.
This diaper messenger bag is perfect for the hip mom (or dad) on the go. It is stylish yet extremely durable as it is made of a high quality polyester. It features a beautiful and intricate quilted pattern. It measures 13.5 inches x 5.5 inches x 13 inches. The adjustable strap goes from 29 inches to 54.5 inches. One flap partially covers the front of the bag and is secured by two Velcro strips. The front of the bag has a zippered pocket, two open pockets, and 2 open side pockets. The inside of the bag is large enough to hold diapers, toys, a change of clothes, and other necessary baby items. This diaper bag even comes with a changing pad. It is available in black for the more sophisticated mom or dad!

I LOVE this bag it is large enough to hold cloth diapers and all of your needs at once and is very chic but at the same time perfect for dad to carry. This quilted pattern is a classic and would make a great gift for any mom. It also has alot of pockets on the inside and outside.

You can find them on Facebook.


I received this item for review purposes. My opinions are honest and I was not paid for this review.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Nutrisystem Weekly Weigh in week #11

Well I can believe I have made it for 11 weeks on Nutrisystem. It has been a journey for me being someone who LOVES food. I have learned about eating right and what is to much. I am finally seeing the change in my body and we measured my progress last night. What did the scale say this week?
For a weekly weight loss of 1.8 lbs. Its amazing! For a grand total weight loss of...16.8  lbs...I'm so excited! I only have 5.8 lbs to go to be at my weight of 130 but if I make that goal I want to push to 125..I am happy where I am at right now so every pound I lose now is just making me feel great!



Want to lose weight and get healthy on Nutrisystem? Join today by clicking on the link or calling 1-888-853-4689.Disclosure: Nutrisystem is providing their food and program to me free of charge in exchange for blogging about my experience as part of the Nutrisystem Nation Blogger Program. All opinions are my own and your results may vary.



Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Naturally Trendy Review

Naturally Trendy LLC

This is a review coming from Naturally Trendy. They are a eco friendly baby boutique and carry all of your babies needs. They sent me their large stainless steel snack container which retails for $6.95.
Finally there is stainless steel snack container for our children! Put away the plastics and go with stainless. Lightweight and sleek, this snack container can be used for storing baby food such as puree, cereals, or fruits. No more baby food tasting like plastics! Small enough to fit nicely in your diaper bag for to-go snacks. This container can be used even beyond baby years. You can store dressings, soup, nuts and anything else you might like on the side. While it is not leak proof, it is water-resistant. As long as the carrier is not aggressively shaken or flipped upside down, it usually holds liquids well.
The stainless is 200 grade, a grade specifically made for safe storage of food stuffs. 300 and 200 are the most popular, with 200 containing less nickel than 200. Lab tests have shown that our stainless steel contains no levels of materials harmful to people or the planet.
Due to the nature of stainless steel, particularly the kind approved for food storage, there is no coating on the stainless steel - that's why it's such a popular material for kitchen, food and medical use.

Just like any other steel and metal products, it is not safe for use in the microwave.
  • Dishwasher safe.
  • 200 grade stainless steel
  • Dimensions: 2" H x 3 1/2" D
  • Liquid Measurement: 1 Cup
I really like this it is the perfect size and I always bring a snack if i know we will be out somewhere for a whie. Brendan always gets hungry and this is the perfect purse or diaper size container.

C3 for stress review & Giveaway

C3* for Stress (www.C3forStress.com) is an all-natural, lemon-lime flavored drink mix of healthful botanicals and replenishing vitamins and minerals that helps relieve the symptoms of stress by keeping you calm, cool and connected to your natural energy. C3*’s proprietary formula combines thousands of years of healing traditions with the rigor of modern science. It keeps you focused, allowing you to be more productive when you need it most and when you can’t afford to slow down (like most of us moms!).

It was developed by the same entrepreneurs behind Elixir Teas & Tonics. This was an herbal products and functional beverage brand whose Los Angeles flagship store on Melrose was frequented by celebrities and praised by the press (InStyle, People, New York Times). It was THE destination for LA’s “who’s who” to get a little relief from the stresses of the everyday world.

I was send a 5 pack of their C3. C3* 5 Pack

Who wants to win  $50 spa finder gift certificate and a month supply of C3

Vitamins Baby Blankie Buddy Review & Giveaway

Vitamins Baby is a clothing line for newborns and infants. They have preemie and also boy and girl sizes 0-24 months. They also carry a line of shoes and accessories.They sent me over one of their Blankie Buddy's for review whick come in a 2 pack set for $16.00.
This is a cute cat blankie buddy. They have many different animals and colors. These are great since they come in a pack of 2. If you lose one or one is in the wash you always have a backup. Or one for each if you have twins.


This could be your babies best friend. They are so soft, cute and loveable. These would make a great gift for a expecting mom or a new mom.

One Lucky mom will win a 2 pack set!

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Great Games

Guest written by our friend Solomon Thompson
I love that there are so many great games on all the time this year that I can have my friends over to watch with me at my house. I think it’s hilarious all my friends watch more football than they do baseball but you know, at the end of the day if you like sports, you’re a friend of mine. I recently got Dish TV S Carolina at home to go along with my huge backyard grill which has made it easier than ever for me to have huge parties. It’s been a lot of fun having all my friends over for beers and cookouts but since it’s winter now I’m really looking forward to spring when I can finally get rolling with some great new parties. I can’t wait to show everyone my awesome new flatscreen TV that is weatherproof – it lives outside on the patio which makes it the ultimate party porch! I can’t wait to host my big first party which is going to be amazing.

Sunbaby Review & Giveaway

For all of my CD mama's this is a great review from Sunbaby Diapers. They carry some of the cutest prints. I was sent one of their new and improved 4.0's.

The Sunbaby One Size Diapers are one of the most adjustable one size cloth diapers on the market! Adjust the diapers to fit babies 7-35 pounds and get a snug fit every time with the snap -adjusted in waist and leg.
Strong absorbent material with breathability keeps the skin dry and helps to prevent diaper rash. Our product absorbs urine fast and reduces the chances of developing bacteria from sleeping in a moist diaper.

The outer layer is made of PUL which is waterproof and breathable. It can be washed and does not get deformed. No plastic cover is needed.

The patented pocket-style opening enables parents to customize the absorbency to fit each baby.


How do you use SUNBABY One Size Cloth Diapers?

Put the insert in the diaper pocket. Hold the insert in one hand and place it inside the slot. Align the front edge of the insert with the top edge of the snap strip.Using one hand to hold the front of the insert in place, stretch the diaper and smooth the insert flat as you pull your other hand out of the diaper.
We suggest changing as often as every 2-3 hours and adding more inserts to the pocket during nap and night time.


Adjust the diaper sizing by choosing the right snap setting on the front of the diaper. The diaper arrives snapped down to the "large" setting; fully unsnap the front of the diaper. To use the "medium" setting, snap on the second row of snaps. To use the diaper on the "small" or "extra small" setting, snap on the bottom row of snaps.


Difference between 3.0 and 4.0

The new Sunbaby version 4.0 one-size pocket diapers have been completely re-designed. Hip snaps have been added to assure a perfect fit around your baby's thighs from skinny newborns to chunky toddlers. The 4.0s also have wider and more comfortable elastic than the previous versions. This new elastic is also super-stretchy for a better fit that won't dig into your baby's back or legs. The fabrics have also been upgraded to a new super-soft micro fleece inside and a thinner higher quality PUL (polyurethane laminate) outside shell.
 One lucky mama will win the same print shown.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Giveaway Winners

Please reply back to the email you received within 48 hours to claim your prize.



Please let me know which organic blanket that you would like when you reply.

Amber Slumber Amber Teething Necklace Review & Giveaway

This is a great review and giveaway for all of you moms who's babies are getting ready to cut teeth. This review is coming from Amber Slumber. They carry many different types and shapes of teething necklaces. I was sent their Tablet Shape Cognac Amber Necklace It retails for $49.99.
Luxury Tablet shape Baltic Amber teething necklace for babies, cognac color!
Tablet Cognac color teething necklace with larger cognac color amber beads. All beads are very clear. Knotted between beads for safety.
Recommended for babies from 6 weeks of age. The shape of the beads and the length of the necklace may vary from necklace to necklace due to each necklace being hand made from natural materials.
Weight of baby tablet amber teething necklace 6 grams, length approximately 32-33 cm.

Natural 100% authentic Baltic amber (only natural amber gemstones are used to make these beautiful necklaces, we DO NOT use melted, pressed or reconstructed amber). Please note, that this is GENUINE Baltic amber which is the world's finest amber.

This beautiful handmade amber teething necklace glows warmly against baby's skin. It is made from high grade 100% Baltic Amber and, as a natural product, you can expect to find air bubbles and natural particles within the amber itself. No two beads or necklaces are exactly alike.

Want to win a Amber necklace of your choice?

Sunday, January 22, 2012

My Brest Friend Nipple Cream Review & Giveaway

This is another great product from My Brest Friend. They sent us over their All Natural Nipple Cream which  retails for $14.95.
The best on the market All- Natural Nipple Cream. Don’t let the discomfort of sore nipples interrupt this special relationship. Experience soothing relief from My Brest Friend All Natural Nipple Cream. Hypoallergenic, completely natural and free of harmful chemicals. It does not need to be removed prior to breastfeeding.
  • Lanolin free
  • Made with all natural and organic ingredients
  • Contains no preservatives or additives
  • specifically designed to be non-greasy, no mess and easy to apply
  • Protects and heals sore or cracked nipples
  • Safe for mom and baby
Want to win a tube of this awesome Nipple Cream?

Saturday, January 21, 2012

nuNAAT Brazilian Keratin Line Review & Giveaway

This is a great haircare review and giveaway from nuNAAT. They sent me 5 products from their Brazilian Keratin line. I will tell you about each poduct.

First is their Deep Moisturizing Shampoo. This product contains highly nutritious agents that ensure maximum hydration and flexibility, providing complete protection against future damage. It is formulated with vegetal keratin, which is resistant to rinsing and thus remains in the hair longer, keeping the hair more flexible and shiny. It is ideal for hair that has been straightened, dyed, exposed to sun,wind,sea salt and chlorine, as well as blow dried or ironed.

This is a great shampoo and it smells nice. This is also sodium chloride free.




The next product is their Deep Conditioner. This product provides increased softness and smoothness to hair strands, leaving hair hydrated and silky to touch, with balance and shine. It is formulated with vegetal keratin, which us resistant to rinsing and thus remains in the hair longer, keeping the hair more flexible and shiny. It is ideal for hair that has been straightened, dyed,exposed to sun. wind, seasalt and chlorine as well as blow-dried or ironed.

You leave this on your hair for 2 minutes and then rinse




The next item is the Intensive Hair Mask. This product is a reconstructive cream rich in vegetal keratin that restores hair thickness. Its concentrated formula works effectively throughout the hair, reconstructing hair and providing a gradual increase in hair strength,shine, and softness.

Apply the product throughout length of hair strands, from end to end. Let sit for 15 minutes, then rinse thoroughly.



Next is their nuNAAT Brazilian Keratin Leave-In Reconstructor is rich in green keratin, which is resistant to rinsing and thus remains in the hair longer, keeping the hair more flexible and shiny. It is ideal for hair that has been straightened, dyed, exposed to sun, wind, sea salt, and chlorine, as well as blow-dried or ironed. It effectively penetrates hair structure, realigning it and reducing hair volume. Directions: Apply to hair, massaging product in from root to tip. It is not necessary to rinse. Brush with a hairdryer and finish with a ceramic heat iron 180ÂșC. Wait 10 minutes.



Lastly is their nuNAAT Brazilian Keratin Serum Ultra Shine forms a protective layer around hair strands against heat from hairdryers and irons, sealing hair cuticles. It leaves hair with a soft texture and extra shine. Directions: Apply a small amount of product. Finish by blow-drying hair while styling with a brush and follow with a flat iron. This is a very important step because the heat from the iron will seal the cuticles. You can also apply a small amount of the product on dry hair to reduce volume and frizz.


Want to win this set of haircare products?

Friday, January 20, 2012

Pump-A-Pair Review

This is a review from Yourpumpingstation.com

Lyndsay Szymanski is the President and Owner of Pumping Station, LLC and the inventor of The Pump-a-Pair! The inspiration and research for her line of pumping accessories came during the years of pumping and breast-feeding her 2 daughters. Lyndsay feels very strongly about the products that Pumping Station, LLC produces and looks forward to continually expanding her line of pumping accessories to make pumping a more enjoyable and convenient experience.

They sent us over a set of their hands free pumping accessory for review. It retails for $12.95.
Pump-a-Pair is a simple strap that works with your breast pump and top-hook nursing bra or tank by attaching to the hook on the strap of your nursing bra and hooking to the flap of your nursing bra. The breast pump's shield then slides into place under your nursing bra flap and is supported by your nursing bra. You can also adjust the length of the Pump-a-Pair to create the correct support for the shields. Pump-a-Pair is one size fits all because it uses your nursing bra or tank that is already sized for you to create hands-free support!



Made for Multi-Tasking Moms!
*Read* *Check Email* *Do Housework* *Play with your Children*
All While Pumping!


I received this item for review purposes. My opinions are honest and I was not paid for this review.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Nutrisystem Weekly Weigh In Week #10

This is week 10 results on Nutrisystem. This was a good week for me. I am really starting to notice my body changing. My husband it liking the way that I am looking and people are really starting to notice my weight loss. My clothes are no longer fitting and that is great. I no longer have to wear baggy shirts to cover the fat. I am not wearing fitted tshirts and looking good in them. So what did the scale say this week?
Which is a weekly weight loss of 1.8lbs. For an overall weight loss of 15 lbs. Which is awesome I have been going longer on my stepper and I started some side exercises today. I am hopeing to slim down my sides now.


Want to lose weight and get healthy on Nutrisystem? Join today by clicking on the link or calling 1-888-853-4689.Disclosure: Nutrisystem is providing their food and program to me free of charge in exchange for blogging about my experience as part of the Nutrisystem Nation Blogger Program. All opinions are my own and your results may vary.


Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Rock Me USA Review & Giveaway

This is a super cute review of Rock Me Made with love in the USA. I was send a really cute one piece item from their girls Rock Me boutique.
This is their Carolyn and it retails for $60.00. This ONE –piece, bell sleeve top, contrast criss-cross top and shirred peplum is paired with straight leg pants. Sweet, comfortable, and easy! 100% combed cotton.
This one piece outfit looked difficult to put on when i pulled it out of the package. But when we went to put it on it was very to put on and take off. It is really nicely made and she looked really cute with it on. it was easy for a cloth diaper change too.

Right now on their web site they are having a sale! Enter code January to receive 50% off your purchase. Don't waste any time. These outfits are awesome. They also have boy items as well.

Want to win a outfit of your choice?

Monday, January 16, 2012

Flat Iron Experts Hot Tools Professional Spring Spring curling iron Review

I have a great review for you today. This will be my second review for Flat Iron Experts. I have previously reviewed a Flatiron for them and I love it. They asked me to review a curling iron and they sent me their Hot Tools Professional Spring Spring curling iron in 1inch. This curling iron retails for $119.99 but is on sale for $45.95.
The Hot Tools Curling Iron is by far the most popular curling iron in the world, its been around since the beginning and it has lasted through time for one reason alone cause it simply works. Hot Tools Curling irons is ranked #1 on our Top Curling Iron List mainly because of their reliability, performance and most of all its low price. If you simply want a curling iron that will get the job done this will be your choice.

If you want a more up to date curling iron I would recommend the
Babyliss Tourmaline Ceramic Curling Iron instead. The Hot Tools curling iron heats up to 430 F, great for all hair types. Comes with 8-ft improved swivel cord for longer cord life, fewer kinks and tangles. Hot Tools Curling Iron has a 1 year warranty so if anything happen just simply send it back to us and we will mail you a new one. If you want something economical that simply works, Hot Tools would be your #1 choice.


The curling shown is in the 1inch size. They also have other sizes available. Available in:
Spring Handle:
0.375" , 0.5" , 0.625", 0.75", 1", 1.25", 1.5", 2"


Before boring straight hair..
After nice beautiful curls!
This is a great curling iron. It is very easy to use and I really like it. The 1inch is the perfect size to have in your stash it makes the perfect sized curls for any occasion.

They also sent me their Flat Iron experts Iron holder that retails for $14.99.
Flat Iron Experts Iron Holder has suction cups to grip onto smooth glossy surfaces, such as a glass table for increased stability & safety.

I received these items for review purposes. My opinions are honest and I was not paid for this review.


Saturday, January 14, 2012

Giveaway Winners



Tropical Traditions Coconut Oil Review

This is a review from Tropical Traditions. They sent me their Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil.

This Tropical Traditions Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil is a truly unrefined coconut oil. This coconut oil is made on Mt. Banahaw and surrounding areas from organic coconuts. Coconuts are used fresh (within 24-48 hours of harvest) from small family farms on Mt. Banahaw and other rural places in Quezon Province, the coconut capital of the Philippines. Only the highest quality coconuts are hand-picked from each harvest. The volcanic soil of Mt. Banahaw makes these organic coconuts some of the most nutritionally rich coconuts in the world! Testing done in independent laboratories reveals higher levels of phenolic antioxidants than other coconut oils. The fresh coconut meat is shredded (wet milled), and then cold-pressed using the water from inside the coconuts to make coconut milk. The milk is then allowed to sit for about half a day, while the oil naturally separates from the heavier water. The oil is then filtered from the curds (coconut solids). No chemical or high-heat treatment is used, and this oil contains no trans fatty acids. We do NOT mass produce this oil. It is made by families who are coconut farmers using old-fashioned traditional methods that have been used in the Philippines for hundreds of years. Our coconut trees and family producers are certified organic according to strict USDA standards. The families who produce the oil are also trained according to GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) standards and re-certified each year. This high-grade Virgin Coconut Oil has a long shelf life due to the high antioxidant properties. The Gold Label Standard is our highest standard for Virgin Coconut Oil. Read more.

You can use this coconut oil for alot of cooking items. You can use this to fry your foods in or melt it and use it in place of butter. We really like this and will continue to use it to make different items. If you are interested in hearing more about coconut oil recipes click Here.


I received this item for review purposes. My opinions are honest and I was not paid for this review.

Friday, January 13, 2012

NYC New York Color

I was sent in my holiday voxbox the NYC New York Color lip gloss.
NYC New York Color Liquid Lipshine
They sent my their gloss in the color Nude York City and it retails for $2.49.
Straight from the city that never sleeps, NYC New York Color offers products with uptown style at down-to-earth prices, from $.99 - $4.99. The energy, style and color of New York City shines through the wide range of shades, textures and innovative products. NYC always delivers the most on-trend products & shades hot off the runway!


A beauty-editor favorite is Liquid Lipshine ($2.49). It has pure pigments that created a 3-D gloss effect. Vitamin E provides shine and a moisturizing feel. The formula is non-sticky, super shiny & soft. Available in 10 on-trend shades from neutral nudes, to berries & fuchsias. Start shopping for NYC at these stores nearest you: Walmart, Target, Rite Aid, CVS, Family Dollar, Duane Reade, Kmart, HEB, and others. Visit newyorkcolor.com to check out all shades and fun products from New York Color!




I received this product complimentary to test through Influenster’s VoxBox program.

Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Review

Nielsen-Massey Vanillas

This is a review of some great Vanilla from Neilsen Massey.
Nielsen-Massey Vanillas. The finest pure vanilla in the world!
How do we stake such a claim? It starts with a family dedicated to pure vanilla products since 1907. Add the finest vanillaNielsen-Massey Vanillas - manufacturers of pure vanilla extract and more. beans available - hand-picked for perfection, and the process has begun. Next, an exclusive cold extraction process slowly and gently draws the delicate and distinctive flavor from the vanilla beans. The result is the finest pure vanilla in the world -- perfect for the home cook or the discriminating chef.
Whether it is pure vanilla extract, vanilla powder, vanilla paste, organic vanilla or whole vanilla beans you're looking for, Nielsen-Massey Vanillas has the expertise to provide the highest quality products to fit your need.

 

I was sent their Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla
The world’s finest and most consistent vanilla comes from Madagascar. Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla from Nielsen-Massey has a creamy, sweet, velvety flavor that is perfectly suited for a range of products from baked goods to ice creams, salad dressings to barbeque sauces. Madagascar Bourbon vanilla does not have anything to do with the American whiskey of the same name, but is rather named for the Bourbon Islands off the coast of Africa. Madagascar supplies more than 60% of the world’s vanilla.

This vanilla is smooth and smells great. I have used this in all of my baking cookies and even when I made my granola bars. It gives that little extra to bump up the taste. To find out where you can but this locally click here.

I received this item for review purposes. My opinions are honest and I was not paid for this review.