Wednesday, December 31, 2014

My Eden's Garden Essential Oils Haul

I took the big plunge into essential oils and this year i will be using them more in my every day life and mixing up some more lotions and potions.

My 2015

This year I am going to gear up on doing more just writing posts and not all reviews. I want life to slow down and I want to sit and take in all of 2015. This year I want to write more about what foster care is all about and I want to post more gardening posts and lost of things about essential oils and recipes I make with them. I also am getting a craft.office this year and I'll probably be filming the start and process of ti hopefully. Ill start out with a haul of my essential oils that i filmed a little while back and posted to youtube.

Skiva Lightning Port (2.1/10W) Car Charger

Now that I have a iPhone 5 all of my previous chargers no longer work on the new style. I was happy to finally have a car charger to try out. I tried the Skiva Lightning Port Car charger

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

How to Choose Healthy Foods from Your Everyday Grocery Store

Most people would love to eat healthier. Whether you are using a specific diet or just trying to make healthier choices, eating healthier requires you to purchase healthier foods. Sometimes, this can be difficult.

In order to truly eat healthy, it’s important that you choose the healthiest ingredients. Choosing an apple over a bag of chips is a great way to start, but choosing an apple that has been filled with unhealthy preservatives may not be doing much more for your overall health and wellness.

Most people have started shopping at specialty stores in order to ensure they get the freshest, most natural ingredients and foods. While this is an option, you can still find healthy foods at your everyday grocery store too.

Most grocery stores stock based on their bottom line. Obviously, choosing to stock foods with preservatives is better for their bottom line because A) it’s cheaper and B) these foods last much longer. But you can still find plenty of healthy options at your local grocery store by using the following tips.

Find the organic section.
Most grocery stores today have come to realize that their customers are interested in buying organic. For this reason, most stores have added an organic section to their produce department, as well as other areas throughout the store. Locate the organic section in your grocery store and do all of your shopping from this section. This way, you can ensure that the foods you eat are safe from preservatives and other unhealthy additives. Just keep in mind that this section may include less items than what a specialty store may carry, so if you’re looking for something other than organic apples and lettuce, you may be out of luck.

Pay attention to product labels.
If you don’t necessarily need to purchase organic, but you want to make sure you’re buying healthy foods, be sure to pay attention to the product labels. Most products will call out their health and wellness benefits through stickers or other callouts, such as fair trade, raised without antibiotics, non GMO, etc.

Talk with your butcher.
If your grocery store has a butcher, have a conversation with your butcher to find out which products are the healthiest. He or she should know where their products come from, and they may even be able to provide you with information regarding the pasteurization of certain products, how animals were raised, or what the animals may have been fed. They will also be willing to provide you with certain cuts of meat. So if you’re looking for a filet instead of a T-bone, just ask.

Know the difference between preservation processes.
In order to maintain a longer shelf life, food is preserved. While some preservation methods are unhealthy due to unnatural chemicals and additives, others are much healthier alternatives, like HPP. Choosing foods based on healthier processing services such as these can help ensure you receive the safest, healthiest products from your local grocery store.


Wednesday, December 24, 2014

MeasuPro IRT20 Temperature Gun Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer


My husband we really excited when he saw this thermometer. He said he had been wanting one and it will be perfect for grilling. I tried out the MeasuPro IRT20 Temperature Gun Non-Contact Infrared Thermometer 

Thursday, December 18, 2014

National geographic Holiday Book Boutique

I received a great group of books from National Geographic to sample and share with my group. Here is the set we viewed.
If anyone wants to view a sample of these book and order at a great price click HERE. Here is some info on each book.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

TruMedic TM-1000PRO Deluxe TENS Unit Electronic Pulse


Versatile pain relief targets your pain precisely to give you fast relief, without having to digest potentially harmful or addictive prescription medicines. Because TENS therapy is considered free of side effects, you can use it whenever you feel the need.

Bundle Up: Saving Energy During the Winter


What are you doing to save energy during the winter time? If you’re cranking up the heat and seem to be spending a lot of money it’s because you’re not using the earth’s energy to your advantage. In addition to the earth’s energy there are other tips you could be taking advantage of as well. Use energy preserving tips on a daily basis and save energy and money. There are many actions you can take that are very inexpensive that will result in you saving money throughout the winter and beyond.

Monday, December 15, 2014

TheO SmartBall


This review is great for early learning and entertaining kids. This review is from TheO SmartBall and it retails for $59.95.


TheO SmartBall – Learning Made Easy and Fun!
For kids pre-school to 5th grade – a parent’s dream!
 

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Announcement | Sofia The First: The Curse of Princess Ivy on Disney DVD 2/24




Here comes the most thrilling adventure in the history of Sofia the First! Watch Sofia and Amber join forces with special guest Rapunzel (voiced by Mandy Moore from Disney's "Tangled") as they embark on an adventure to defeat the evil Princess Ivy (voiced by Anna Camp "The Help," "Pitch Perfect") from turning the kingdom black-and-white in, SOFIA THE FIRST: THE CURSE OF PRINCESS IVY coming to Disney DVD February 24th! This value packed DVD comes with three additional exciting episodes and a FREE exclusive color-changing butterfly necklace. 

Eco-Friendly Ways to Keep Your Home Safe and Sound

Typical home security methods, while effective, are incredibly energy draining. Not only do these methods use an abundance of extra electricity, in the case of old, non-energy efficient thermostats and water heaters, they are actually harmful to the environment and pose other dangerous risks.


Here are a few eco-friendly tips that can simultaneously protect both your home and the environment:

6 Ways to Encourage Kids to Recycle

Making the decision to go green is extremely popular with families all over the world today. Everyone wants to begin to do what they can to help protect the planet and create a better environment for the next generation. Parents, however, can more easily adopt the practices of green living than children can. Young children do not completely understand their impact on the environment, and older children might not care because they have not seen the effects that their actions can have on the environment.
Despite these obstacles, there are some really effective ways to encourage kids to recycle. Parents can use these methods to not only help their kids recycle more often, but also to help themselves recycle more often. These are simple methods that any family can utilize in order to ensure that everyone gets in as much recycling as they can every day. Here are six ways to encourage kids to recycle.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Charlie Banana Cloth Diaper Giveaway Winner


JAKE AND THE NEVERLAND PIRATES: BATTLE FOR THE BOOK on Disney DVD January 6th!



Join Jake and his friends as they battle Captain Hook to save Wendy’s storybook and the story of Peter Pan! Embark on a magical adventure with Jake and Captain Hook in JAKE AND THE NEVERLAND PIRATES: BATTLE FOR THE BOOK on Disney DVD January 6th! This DVD is value packed with four additional episodes and a FREE exclusive checker board bandana with gold coins fit for any aspiring young pirate!


Tuesday, December 9, 2014

ChalkBoard Bike Giveaway

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Dec. 9 to Dec. 23.

This bike is super neat and I would love to win it myself. 
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A disclaimer: Non of the participating bloggers is responsible for the prize. Prize will be fulfilled by Neater Feeder. This giveaway is not related to any social media page.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day on DMA & Blu-ray

ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE,
NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY  

Available on Digital HD, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack,
Disney Movies Anywhere and On-Demand – February 10th

** Inaugural Recipient of the Common Sense Seal **

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Stress- Free Holidays: Natural Remedies For Aches and Pains

While the holidays are an exciting and joyous time for many, some people are unable to enjoy them fully because of aches and pains caused by stress, chronic pain, or just general muscle tension. Medications are available to help with the pain, but they often just blanket the source of the problem instead of actually fixing it. Many natural remedies exist that will help you get to the source of the aches and pains, to hopefully work some of it out. Here are a few suggestions that may help you get through the holidays with reduced pain, or pain-free.