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Friday, August 29, 2014

 
 
From the home-bar to wilderness survival, Useful Things aims to find products that offer creative solutions to everyday problems. Whether you're looking for something to make travel a little lighter, or a gift for the food-lover in your life, Useful Things will fit the bill. They offer the highest quality goods at affordable prices to make the little things in life more manageable. You might say our goal is to be downright useful...
 
Fed up with metal staples snagging your finger, sweater, or important documents? Tired of undoing staple jams? Try the eco-friendly Staple Free Stapler instead! This home and office necessity works by cutting a neat bond in the corner of your paper stack. The bond is a combination of a punch, a fold, and a tuck, which proves effective. It works best for stacks of two to five sheets of paper, five being the maximum. The Staple Free Stapler is safe for all ages, and maintenance free. Available in Sleek Black or Cool Clear.
 
I love having this stapler. I feel safer with my kids using it as there is no way for them to cut themselves. This would also make a great gift for teachers this holiday season!

New creative products that will help keep you tech savy!


 
The CR225 works to control your phone through Bluetooth, you can answer and reject calls, dial your last called number, hang up,play and pause your media player, skip forwards and backwards through tracks and adjust the volume, all without fiddling with your handset.
 
 
Daffodil LEB305 LED Motion Activated Bulb
Plug this into a standard light socket to create automatic lighting anywhere in your house. Suited for garages, cupboards, porches, toilets and corridors, you'll only be paying for lighting when its needed.
It puts off soft light which is perfect for our hallway. Being it is motion activated, it will light up when the kids walk through.
 

Great Beauty doesn't have to cost a arm and a leg when you use Hair Chemist

 
Hair Chemist provides the ultimate experience in hair rejuvenation and maintenance. Our formula to repair dry or damaged hair is simple: natural, healthy ingredients = beautiful, manageable hair. Our ingredients tell our story; Jojoba oil, Shea Butter, Bamboo, Macadamia oil and Coconut oil all perform specific duties to transform dull, damaged hair back to vibrant health.

 
Lisa Rachel contains no damaging sulfates or harsh chemicals that can strip and damage hair. Natural ingredients leave hair cleansed with remarkable shine, moisture and polish! This unique formula does the the job of 5 salon quality products to make it the most effective and money saving hair care product you have ever used. This unique formula does the job of 5 quality salon products to make it the most effective and money saving hair care product you have ever used.
 
Since I have been using Lisa Rachel Conditioner and Cleanser for color treated hair, my color has not faded at all. This is very similar to WEN and much less expensive. I love how soft my hair is compared to how it felt when using regular shampoo.

 
Dull, lifeless hair comes alive! Phase 3 Hair Repair Oil is intensive hair repair for dry or damaged hair. This revitalizing formula combines essential botanical oils into a potent restorative blend that transforms dull or damaged hair to vibrant, healthy hair. Your hair will appear shinier and silkier with a soft, radiant glow.
 
I love it! Does not make your hair oily. Made my hair feel soft and thick and healthy.
 
If you are looking for great hair care products at affordable prices, check out Hair Chemist today!

Disclosure: I received product(s) for free in exchange for an honest review, which may differ from yours. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I used personally, and believe will be good for my readers.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Tobo Track

 
Educational toys that are eco-friendly have become more in-demand over the last couple of years. Whenever possible I try to find products that are not only fun for the kids, but have an educational element while being free of toxins and chemicals. I was happy to come across Tobo Toys who recently introduced their first product: Tobo Track.
 
Tobo Track is made from only the safest non-toxic materials. The material used for each track piece is actually made of wood, however the technique to make them is similar to plastic and provides a lightweight smooth finish. Each Tobo Track includes 12 identical hexagonal pieces offering hundreds of way to create and play. The set includes 1 wooden car and a mesh bag for easy clean-up and travel. There’s also optional green stickers to place on the pieces, which gives the wooden pieces some color.
 
 
Something else worth mentioning is the numbers on the edge of each piece. Here’s a few ideas of how they can be used for educational purposes:
  • The two numbers must be added together (or subtracted) before the car can drive across.
  • Join only odd numbers to odd numbers and even number to even numbers.
  • Only connect same number together (ie. 1 to 1, 3 to 3, 6 to 6, etc.)
  • Add up all the numbers as you drive through the track.
  • And make up your own number games!
Tobo Toys are designed in Canada and manufactured in the USA. I really appreciate the value of Tobo Track and look forward to seeing what other sustainable products Tobo Toys creates! You can buy Tobo Track on their website for just $39.95 on sale with FREE shipping!! It is also available for the same sale price on amazon.com.
 
Disclosure: I received product(s) for free in exchange for an honest review, which may differ from yours. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I used personally, and believe will be good for my readers.

After Flats: Foldable Flats Review


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If you are a lady, I know this has happened at some point to you before. You buy a gorgeous pair of heels to wear. After you start wearing them for awhile, they start to really hurt your feet and you have to them off now. Sound familiar? I know it has happened to me before. It is such a pain to have to carry around another pair of shoes to wear when my feet are done letting me wear my heels though. Lucky for us ladies, After Flats has solved the problem.


After Flats

After Flats sells rollable flat shoes that you can easily carry around. The flats also come up with a small clutch that turns into a large tote bag. You are able to get your flats and carrying case in either black, silver, gold, pink, or red. All their colors are really cute. Their sizes run from 5 - 12. The shoes are made out of a ultra light synthetic leather with a rubber sole. 
This product is  a "why didn't I think of that" kind of product. Hurting feet after wearing heels for too long is a problem all ladies that wear heels have. I absolutely love that I do not have to worry about making it through the day or night with my heels. When my feel start to hurt, I just just slip the After Flats on. The shoes are made very well, are fashionable, and fold up so nicely. Plus the clutch is the perfect carrying wristlet for the night out. If you are a  heel wearer, this is a must have product! 


How to buy: Visit their website and purchase your own pair for $19.95

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Bheestie Bag helps revive our wet phones


BHEESTIE keeps personal electronics working better and potentially lasting longer by drawing out moisture from the circuitry. Should be used for daily maintenance or possible saves of a wet cellphone, iPod®, camera, etc. BHEESTIE can last up to a year depending on use.
 

BHEESTIE Revives Wet Electronics in Water Emergencies!

 You’ll want to Bhee ready…
If your phone finds the toilet bowl
If your laptop takes a lap
If your iPod goes iPool
If your headset dives in head-first
If your game controller loses to a spilled soda
If your e-reader meets a stormy chapter
If your camera gets a shot of the pond bottom
If your watch goes wading
 
The possibilities for water slaughter are endless. That’s why we invented BHEESTIE!
 
 BHEESTIE Revives Wet Electronics
 
BHEESTIE has been proven to revive dead-in-the-water electronics in as little as 24 hours.
 
BHEESTIE Bheeds absorb water—and they let you know when it’s time to replace them so you always get full absorption power.
 
BHEESTIE Bheeds trap water permanently, unlike competing products that release moisture back into the bag—to invade devices again!       

Disclosure: I received product(s) for free in exchange for an honest review, which may differ from yours. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I used personally, and believe will be good for my readers.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Lens Friend helps keep glasses at your fingertips


The Lens Friend is the first and only one piece silicone magnetic glasses holder! Our strong magnets ensure you can clip your holder on most clothing types. Your glasses won't fall out from your shirt pocket or collar and the soft silicone won't damage or scratch your expensive frames. Get The Lens Friend now and stop losing your glasses!

 
The product is really soft and has a strong magnet. Soft enough that it does not scratch or tear anything it comes into contact with. I have been using it on my purse to keep glasses safe and secure.
 
You can purchase your very own Lens Friend from Amazon

Disclosure: I received product(s) for free in exchange for an honest review, which may differ from yours. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I used personally, and believe will be good for my readers.

Barnie's Coffee Kitchen Brewsticks

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Barnie’s CoffeeKitchen® brings a nearly 35-year heritage in specialty coffee to consumers in packaged, single serve, and portable coffees as well as its Zagat-award winning retail cafés. Our coffees can be found across the nation on retail and grocery shelves, office coffee services like S&D Coffee & Tea® and DS Services™, restaurants, Amazon.com, our cafés and BarniesCoffeeKitchen.com.   
 
Barnie's Blend BREWSTICKS®
 
Barnie’s Blend® is our signature combination of prized South and Central American coffee beans. This delightful and comforting blend is sweet, balanced, and full-bodied with a well-rounded character that is pleasing anytime.
 
Hawaiian Hazelnut BREWSTICKS®
 
Hawaiian Hazelnut combines the flavors of rich, warm hazelnut and smooth, creamy coconut. This intriguing blend of South and Central American beans and sweet, nutty flavors will transport your senses to a tropical paradise.
 
The Brew Sticks liquid and you just pour them into a 8-10 oz cup of hot or cold water. They are perfect for on the go! I like putting a few in my purse so that if I need a quick wake me up, I can get a cold coffee!
 
To see all the great products that Barnie's Coffee Kitchen has to offer, check them out on:
 
Disclosure: I received product(s) for free in exchange for an honest review, which may differ from yours. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I used personally, and believe will be good for my readers.
 

Sebastian Shaper Hairspray

 
The 1960s was all about experimentation – colours and shapes collided as people raised eyebrows, hemlines and their expectations of what style could be. And once the revolution had started it wasn’t about to stop – the brightest decade the world had ever seen was about to give way to something even more exciting...

LA stylist Geri Cusenza entered the 70s determined to push things further and take a generation from flower power to fearless hair fashion. Sebastian was founded on this principle of fearlessness. A thirst for innovation and changing the game has been our raison d’être from the word go. Today is no different.
 
 
Sebastian Shaper Hairspray is a brushable styling hair spray that shapes during blow drying. Builds moveable body. Brushes through for restyling. Fast drying.
 
Hold hair in place all day. I like that it doesn't pull when brushing like some hairsprays do.
 
If you want to purchase Professional Sebastian products, you can see all they have to offer on:
 
Disclosure: I received product(s) for free in exchange for an honest review, which may differ from yours. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I used personally, and believe will be good for my readers.
 
 

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

DormCo The Are You Kidding? College Blanket



DormCo is the leading retailer for college dorm essentials! We are known as "The College Dorm Supplies Superstore." When shopping for college stuff, dorm bedding, or any accessories for your dorm room in general, you can be sure that DormCo won’t let you down. All of our dorm products are designed for college dorms and everything you see in our online college store was personally selected by people who know what college students need for comfortable and enjoyable dorm life.


 
Top Features include:
  • So Soft You'll Think It's a Joke!! ... Seriously
  • True Twin XL Bed Blanket - Made 90"L for 80"L Twin Extra Long Dorm Beds
  • Thick, wild plush reverses to Ultrasoft and Thick Coral Fleece
  • High quality College Ave® Bed Blanket - Designed for Ultimate Comfort
Napping in college is a big deal, to put it mildly. Since you'll be up late studying, watching movies, or just hanging out with friends, the nap becomes your all-important way of catching up on sleep. To nap properly, however, it takes the right supplies for college. Since you won't be crawling under your dorm bedding for a quick nap, you'll need a blanket for college like this ultra-comfortable Are You Kidding? College Blanket - Twin XL (Black). You can tell we had some fun when naming this DormCo-exclusive essential dorm product! It's so soft you'll literally be surprised by it the first time it touches you.

This blanket for college is a true twin xl blanket that will complete your twin xl bedding. At 50" by 90" this basic blanket is sized more than adequately to make sure you'll be covered in comfort for those naps that stretch into four-hour sleeping marathons. Since this comfy yet cheap blanket has plush on one side and coral fleece on the other, it's a true winning combination of comfort that you're sure to enjoy for each and every nap. And when it gets cold during the winter, an extra layer of college bedding is a must! This blanket will keep you warm and comfy, which is exactly what the best blankets do.


This blanket is so, so, soft! I could not believe how plush and warm the blanket was. You can see that the color is great and the blanket is very thick. Perfect for the first-time college student to cuddle up with on a cold winter day.

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Disclosure: I received product(s) for free in exchange for an honest review, which may differ from yours. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I used personally, and believe will be good for my readers.

Beverly Hills MD Venox Anti-Aging Serum


I have recently received a sample of the Beverly Hills MD produced Venox Serum, which is an advanced blend of age-defying ingredients to provide the ultimate skincare experience. Fast acting and long lasting, Venox is infused with SYN-AKE® peptides to reduce muscle cell contraction and promote firmer, smoother skin and decrease the depth and visibility of surface wrinkles.
 
This powerful, fast-acting anti-aging serum utilizes a unique, groundbreaking formula to reduce and help eliminate the appearance of deep wrinkles and fine lines while promoting collagen production and cell turnover for tighter, brighter skin.  I really liked this serum despite its high price tag.  It goes on smoothly and I did notice my skin looked brighter from it. I would definitely recommend this one.
 
You can purchase Venox from Beverly Hills MD website

Right now, get 30% off, on regularly priced Venox, at checkout with coupon code TATOOEDMOM, it will expire 9/10/14.
http://beverlyhills-md.com/cmd.php?ad=690044

Disclosure: I received product(s) for free in exchange for an honest review, which may differ from yours. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I used personally, and believe will be good for my readers.

Heaven + Urth Beelieve Hydration Balm



 Thanks to the ladies from Heaven+Urth for letting me review their Beelieve Hydration Balm. So about a week ago I received a package with this little cute burlap sack, it had a jar and little wooden spoon inside.

 
The first thing I noticed, upon opening the package, was the adorable packaging. Even though I was covered in shredded newspaper (used for packing), I was surprised they used it. It is a great way of recycling!
 
Beelieve Hydration Balm is a natural product, which can be used ALL OVER your body.  From head to toe it can be beneficial to your skin, oh and your hair too.
 

 I've been using the Beelieve Balm on my feet and its working wonders!! My feet are already beginning to get smoother and softer.

 Want to know more about Heaven+URTH and keep up with all their fun? Check them out on Twitter, Facebook or their website.
 
 Disclosure: I received product(s) for free in exchange for an honest review, which may differ from yours. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I used personally, and believe will be good for my readers.

Monday, August 25, 2014

Jamba Juice is a great way to get those healthy smoothies at home

 
Jamba Juice – at-home fruit and veggie smoothies – has two new very exciting flavors: Red Fusion and Blue Fusion.  The new fusion smoothies take the guesswork out of making a great-tasting fruit and veggie smoothie blend that is equally suitable as breakfast on the go, lunchtime snack or post workout replenishment.
 
 
 
Jamba Juice recently introduced two new flavors: Red Fusion and Blue Fusion:

Red Fusion consists of red raspberry, strawberry, dark sweet cherry, purple carrot, and sweet potato.
Blue Fusion features a mix of blueberry, banana, apple, blackberry, carrot, broccoli and spinach.
 
I have been trying to find these at our local Wal-Mart but they must be so dang popular I can't get my hands on them! But, I have other flavors of Jamba Juice Smoothies and they are delicious! They are the best thing for breakfast and my kids love them before school!
 
Some more fun facts about the Jamba Juice at-home fruit and veggie smoothies:
   Made with whole frozen fruit such as dark cherries, strawberries and blueberries and paired with vitamin-rich vegetables such as purple carrot, sweet potato and spinach
100 percent of the recommended dietary allowance of vitamin C, 40 percent of vitamin A and 25 percent of vitamins D, E, K, B1 and B6 blueberries, blackwith each eight-ounce serving
Gluten-free, dairy-free, and featuring 130 calories (or less) per eight-ounce glass
 
Suggested retail price ranges from $2.99 – $3.99 for each package (two servings per package).  Find a store near you that carries Jamba Juice!

Give the gift of learning this holiday season with ABCMouse.com


ABC mouse early learning academy

The perfect gift for you little one. ABCmouse.com is the most comprehensive early education website available today for children ages 2–6. With over 5,000 interactive learning activities and 450 lessons, ABCmouse.com helps children master fundamentals in reading, math, beginning science, art, music, and more.

Young learners can learn in a multitude of ways. They can read books, play games, paint pictures, listen to music, and even go on virtual field trips. Areas like our interactive zoo help children learn about different animals and watch lifelike animations. Our library is filled with classic tales that come to life and original stories that introduce important reading concepts.



 Did you know that the ABCMouse.com Store is another great place to find education products for your growing learner like: 

- “A to Z Music Videos”:
o This FREE app comes with three videos pre-loaded, for the letters A, B, and C! Children can earn “tickets” to acquire the remaining 23 videos at no cost just by listening to and watching the videos they already have, or parents can use the in-app purchase feature to buy any or all of the remaining videos. 

- Search and Explore: The Grand Canyon & Search and Explore: Mount Rushmore:
o Great for road trips! The Search and Explore Series teaches young children about geography, national landmarks, and points of interest throughout the world with engaging stories featuring computer mice that come to life as ABC Mouse,® 1•2•3 Mouse,™ and Do-Re-Mi Mouse. ™ (ABC Mouse is a proficient reader and speller; 1•2•3 Mouse is an expert with numbers, counting, measurement, and quantities; and Do-Re-Mi Mouse is a talented artist, lyricist, vocalist, musician, painter, and so forth.)

- ABCmouse.com Zoo Series:
o The ABCmouse.com zoo apps feature five popular zoo animals per set. Each animal comes to life with photo‑realistic animations in its natural environment. Tapping an animal brings up one of a series of interesting and educational facts about the animal—characteristics, anatomy, diet, etc. After visiting the exhibit, children can join the Zoo Guide for an interactive quiz using the information learned throughout their tour of the zoo.  

- ABCmouse.com Aesop’s Fables Series:
o The ABCmouse.com Aesop’s Fables Series brings these classic tales to life with stunning illustrations, professional narration, and an easy-to-read font. Each fable includes Parent Tips written in collaboration with child literacy experts that offer specific suggestions of things to do and talk about with young readers to support their vocabulary development and comprehension. Also contained in each book app is a richly illustrated glossary with child-friendly definitions.  

- ABCmouse.com Beginning Reader Series: Word Families:
o The ABCmouse.com Beginning Reader Series: Word Families introduces young learners to the joys of reading through stories that emphasize word families (a word family is a group of words with the same ending sound, such as hot, pot, and not). Each story in the Beginning Reader Series is told in an engaging rhyming format in which words from the featured word family appear frequently.

o All Beginning Reader Series books feature Parent Tips written in collaboration with child literacy experts. These tips describe things to do and talk about with young readers to develop their ability to relate letter combinations to the sounds that those combinations represent.

  ABCMouse.com is a great gift for little ones this holiday season!
 

 
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