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Sugar Bowl Bakery Review

Sugar Bowl Bakery: Madeleines, Petite Brownies Bites and Apple Fritters Review + Giveaway

In our spare time, we watch a lot of baking shows, and I dream of making the concoctions, creations and decadent deserts. Since I am unable to make these delicious looking creations, I am forced to purchase them.

When I was approached by Sugar Bowl Bakery to try a couple of thier treats, I was immediately interested and my taste buds were excited. Sugar Bowl Bakery has been in business 25 years and is located almost 7 hours north of me, and despite distance, I am still able to try these treats.

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Simple Mills: Ready-to-Eat Cookies Reviews

Simple Mills: Ready-to-Eat Cookies – Double Chocolate, Toasted Pecan and Chocolate Chip Cookies Review + Giveaway

This past March when I attended the Natural Products Expo one of my favorite booths was the Simple Mills booth. The booth was bright, inviting and just simple. That is what I enjoy about Simple Mills. This is a company that keeps it simple, while providing a tasty product.

During the expo, I had the opportunity to sample a couple of products, and when I saw that they had a new cookie line, I knew I wanted to investigate further. I inquired to Simple Mills so that I could sample their new cookie’s and when I reached out they were generous enough to send me a their newest sweet offering.

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Nellie’s All Natural: Dryer Balls, Wash Soda and Melon Soap Review

Nellie’s All Natural: Dryer Balls, Wash Soda and Melon Soap Review + Giveaway

When I shop for products one of the first things that I look for is packaging. This past year my father went to the fair and picked up the cutest tin’s that were filled with laundry supplies.

The packaging was lighter colors, and the one I saw was shaped like a washing machine. The tin had a slit at the top, which makes the item the perfect piggy bank once the product inside is used.

I was interested in what the company was, and how in this disposable world, they decided to use tin packaging. The company was Nellie’s All-Natural and they were generous to send us a couple items for review.

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Savannah Bee: Cleanser and Bar Soap Review

Savannah Bee: Charcoal, Propolis & Volcanic Ash and Honey Lavender Soap Review + Giveaway

On April 22nd we celebrate Earth Day, and with that a little insect that makes a big impact on the environment – honey bees.

Honey is one of the longest lasting, and also versatile products that are available. One of my favorite uses of honey are in facial products and body products. The healing properties of  honey are second to none and the versatility unmatched.

Savannah Bee Company is different in that they are not only making the products but also raising and caring for the bees that provide them the honey and royal jelly used.

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Mini Monthly Box of Awesome – March 2017 Review

Mini Monthly Box of Awesome – March 2017 Review

As I have aged, I have learned that random mail can be unexpected but also surprising! Sadly as we age the happy surprised are minimized and they are replaced with predictability and routine. Surprises are in less demand as the days pass, but they are nice to recieve.

The easiest way to get monthly surprise is when you sign up for a Mini Monthly Mystery Box of Awesome by That Daily you are able to get a positive and happy box. Each month, similar to the regular Box of Awesome that is offered, there is no theme is chosen. Instead of theme a random selection of 2 – 3 gender neutral items are included in this white package.

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Oogie’s Gourmet Popcorn Review

Oogie’s Gourmet Popcorn Review + Giveaway

As I have mentioned in the past we are a snack house – we love our snacks. The problem is that many times we are looking for a semi-heathy snack that we can eat without our hands being dirtied or full.

In our house, both of us spend many hours at our computers, and since we do not like to get our keyboards dirty, popcorn is often the snack that we end up choosing.

The problem is that since we eat so much popcorn, we grow tired of the flavors typically available. When I recently came across a company called Oogie’s Gourmet Popcorn and saw their collection, I was interested to give these different flavors a try.

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Pet Treater Monthly Subscription Box Review – March 2017

Pet Treater Monthly Subscription Box Review – March 2017

Meadow is a kissser, she loves to share her love. When ever I come over to visit her she gives me all the love her furry body can handle. I love this show of affection, and as she has gotten older, she is more expressive in her emotions.

When I saw this months Pet Treater and the theme “Kiss Me”, and I think there is no better kiss than from my furry friend Meadow. Continue reading

Salba Chia: Dark Chocolate Chia Seeds Review

Salba Chia: Dark Chocolate Chia Seeds Review & Giveaway

As a review blogger I am always on the hunt for new and innovative products that combine health and sweetness. Hands down one of my favorite sweet things is Dark Chocolate. That is not to say that there is anything wrong with milk chocolate but there is something decadent and luxurious about this darker chocolate.

When I attended the Natural Products Expo in March, one of the things that I discovered were Dark Chocolate Salba Chia Seeds from Salba Smart Natural Products. I have been thinking about these ever since, and I knew that full review was needed.

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Make It By Hand Book Series Review

Make It By Hand: New England Paperscapes and Vintage Coloring & Craft Book Review and Giveaway

There is something about starting with a simple book and being able to create a whole city or town. When I was young I had a book that I could punch out shapes and images, that after colored and assembled, would create a whole cityscape.

As much as fun as I now remember that book was, honestly I had forgotten about it until I received the Make it By Hand Paperscapes and Vintage Coloring Book for review.

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Cremo: Sandalwood Shave Cream Review

Cremo Company: Sandalwood Shaving Cream Review & Giveaway

When I had the opportunity to try Cremo Company and their men’s and women’s shaving creams, I instantly liked them. Each of these products are great, and live by the message on the bottle with a little goes a long way.

When I saw that Cremo had released a new scent of shaving cream I knew I had to give it a try. The thing that makes these shaving creams different are that they are concentrated shaving creams, which means less of the product is needed to give a good result.

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