Lafe’s Natural BodyCare: Active Twist Stick Review

Lafe’s Natural BodyCare: Active Twist Stick Review and Giveaway

Lafes ActiveAs a native San Diegian, it is a rare day where the temperature becomes unbearable. These past couple of weeks it has been record-setting hot.

There is something that I should tell you is that I do not handle heat well and neither does my body. Sadly when the heat index rises, so does my sweat levels. This can be embarrassing, since I am not a gal that likes to have any adverse odor coming from my region. I am sensitive and I am picky when it comes to my personal hygiene. Despite my pickiness I am always open to trying something new and different, as with the case with Lafe’s Natural BodyCare Deodorants.
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Watercolor Wishes Card Kit Review

Stampin’ Up – Watercolor Wishes Card Kit – Review and Giveaway

Watercolor Wishes Project KitAs regular readers will know I love a good craft project. The other thing that I love is to spend the time making a card and sending it to a loved one to let them know I am thinking of them.

A couple of years ago I married into a large family that happens to live locally. What this means is that there is a constant need and desire to know everybody’s names, spouse names and most importantly, which child belongs to which cousin. I am going to be honest and say that this was almost a struggle to learn in the beginning and many times I verified the familial connection with my husband.

Since the family is so large, there is always a birthday, anniversary or other note-worthy event which necessitates many cards being sent throughout the year. When I was looking through the  latest Stampin’ Up catalog, and I came across the Watercolor Wishes Card Kit.

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Simple Mills: Almond Flour Crackers Review

Simple Mills: Fine Ground Sea Salt and Cheddar Almond Flour Crackers Review and Giveaway

Simple Mills CrackersAs the summer sun sets, also comes the time for evening entertaining. A popular evening activity is watching the sun set with a bottle of win and crackers. For the gluten sensitive this can be a less than enjoyable experience.

One of my favorite things as a blogger is when I company that I have worked with in the past, increases and expands their product offerings. Recently I inquired to Simple Mills for a possible giveaway and I was pleasantly surprised to learn that they had added crackers to their already successful mixes. When I reached out they were generous enough to send me a sample of their crackers.

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Peaches & Petals Subscription Box – July 2016 Review

Peaches & Petals Subscription Box – July 2016 Review

Peaches and Petals July 2016As has been mentioned in the past July is a special month because it is my birthday month. My day is almost smack dab in the middle of the month (the 13th if you were wondering) which means it is in the middle of July.

With the middle of July comes the thoughts of summer such as the beach, sand, water, sun, late nights, warm nights and ice drinks. While I have never been a beach girl, I live close to the beach and on breezy days can even smell the ocean air.

When I saw the July Peaches and Petals box I knew that summer was here. The boxes contents all revolve around the “Dance to the Music” theme and are appropriate, and useful while always remaining in theme for the longer summer days!

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Win a copy of Dragon World and Gothic Halloween

Mythically Mysterious Combo: Dragon World and Gothic Halloween Adult Coloring Book’s Giveaway

Dragon World and Gothic HalloweenI am fascinated by the concept of scaley old time creatures such as dragons. I sit and wonder if it is possible that such things ever flew in our airspace. When you look at dragons, there are characteristics of modern-day alligators, and yesteryear dinosaurs. Most dragons are depicted as these large imposing creatures, that look would look at us as mere food. I love imagining an alternate existence in which our world’s are one.

That being said, there are few nights of the year when the moon rises, and you believe that anything is possible. The magical night I am referring to is Halloween. Halloween is the one time of the year that no matter what reality is, imagination finds a way to become real.

In the spirit of the this endless route to imagination and making the make-believe real, I give you an opportunity to win a copy of Dragon World: Adult Coloring Book and Gothic Halloween: A Scary Adult Coloring Book.

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Imaginating: Bubbles Cross Stitch Kit Review

Imaginating: Bubbles Cross Stitch Kit Review and Giveaway

Bubbles Cross Stitch KitI am a craft connoisseur, which means I love all kinds of crafts. One of the first crafts that I discovered was cross stitching. I remember the day clearly – When I was in the latter (way latter) part of my teens I remember I was waiting for my boyfriend of the time, and decided that I would get to know her better. As I a walked in I saw her working on this intricate dream catcher image that would eventually be framed and on a wall.

As it turns out she was working on a piece called Dreamcatcher, and it was one of the most gorgeous things I had seen. I was amazed that with the combination of symbols, the proper color and a counting ability the gird on paper would become what I was seeing. I decided to take a moment and watch her – I was hooked.

When I was walking around the Craft &Hobby Show I came across a company called Imaginating. Imaginating carries patterns for cross stitching, embroidery, furnishing items, hand applique, pattern darning, quilting and wearable. Imaginating was generous enough to send me the kit called Bubbles in cross stitch for review.

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Bobo’s Oat Bars: Bobo’s Bites Review

Bobo’s Oat Bars: Bobo’s Bites Review and Giveaway

Bobos Bites 3 FlavorsIt is  not secret that as a blogger at times my time is limited, and I am on my way somewhere. I am always looking for easy ways to get the nutrients I need with a easy on the go snack.

Last year I had the chance to try Bobo’s Oat Bars and as I said then I wish I had these when I was a high school student and always running late.

Bobo’s Oat Bars are are mini loaves of compressed oats and are are available now available in Bobo’s Bites! These Bites come in 6 flavors including Original, Apple Pie, Peanut Butter & Jelly, Lemon Poppyseed, Maple Pecan and Coconut.

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Earnest Eats Blueberry Chia Cup Giveaway

Earnest Eats Blueberry Chia Cup Giveaway

Blueberry Close upI don’t know about you but breakfast and I have a love hate relationship. I love the concept of breakfast much more than sitting and eating the breakfast.

When I was young my father would take my friends and I to breakfast each Saturday morning – we began to look forward to this ritual and became a tradition for sleep overs. I think that my friends would spend the night just for the Saturday morning breakfast.

Since I do not have the time I used to but still need a healthy breakfast to start my day I look for the most punch in a cup. About a year ago I discovered the Superfood known as Chia, and once combined with whole oats this becomes a healthy and energizing breakfast. In my exploration of chia, I came across Earnest Eats and their Chia Cups and now you can win some for your morning routine.

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Great Plate Summer 2016 Giveaway

The Great Plate Summer 2016 Giveaway!!!

Slanted ViewWith the arrival of summer comes the concurrent arrival of friends, family and gatherings.

Back in April of 2015 I had the opportunity to review The Great Plate and loved it then and can honestly say I love them even more than then.

I am thrilled that you again have an opportunity to win your choice of either The Great Plate or The Great Coaster.

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Win a copy of Coloring the Cosmos and S/R Tropical Travel Patterns

Imagine Travel Combo: Coloring the Cosmos and Stress Relieving Tropical Travel Patterns Adult Coloring Book’s Giveaway

Cosmos and SR Travel PatternsI recently went to the local craft store and was astounded truly how much the adult coloring trend has taken off. As I passed through the isles, one thought was overriding – what makes this trend such a popular one?

After walking the isles, and thumbing through the vast selection it all of a sudden it occurred me that there are fewer ways one can take a vacation without leaving their home. For many people a vacation is not in the cards, therefore must find other ways of getting away – coloring is a great alternative.

When I get stressed and want to take a vacation, I have found that being able to color is a great escape. Since I can not travel having a travel themed book to color and imagine with is a nice alternative.  When I get Color the Cosmos: A Stress Relieving Adult Coloring Book and Adult Coloring Book : Stress Relieving Tropical Travel Patterns I am able to imagine all those places that I dream of visiting.

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