Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Label Lessons: Your Guide to a Healthy Shopping Cart free e-book

I am a member of Naturally Savvy and sometimes they will send me a great offer like this one to share with my readers, This is an offer to get your very own copy of Label Lessons: Your Guide to a Healthy Shopping Cart.

This book is chock full of helpful tips to keep your family healthy and help you buy the right kinds of foods and products that are the better choice for your family . You can now download a copy of this e-book FREE and also sign up for an awesome sweepstakes associated with it. You will have the chance to win a $1,000 shopping spree at the natural products store of your choice. The e-book also provides downloadable coupons for all the healthy products featured so you really cant go wrong getting your copy.

ALSO all Downloads will help raise money for Holistic Mom's Network, so thats just fantastic!

I hope you get your copy soon, its all really easy to do and can go a long way to helping you find the right kinds of products for a healthy and happy family and support a great cause to boot. Here is the link to download your book. Download label lessons here

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Soft Scrub Mold and mildew cleaner with bleach review and giveaway

I was able to try this awesome new product from Soft Scrub through the Purex insiders group. Living in Florida where there is a real problem with mold some very dangerous, so I was really excited to try it. What I found is that it really does get rid of even the more toxic Black Mold we have such a problem with where I live. I live by the inter coastal water way and its always damp here as a result Mold can form really fast on things.

I had a small roof leak in the house and some mold was forming on it so I used the Soft Scrub Mold and mildew cleaner on the area a whoosh its gone now .

This is a great product to use in daily cleaning for tubs,tile,grout and other place mold can form. Its a really nice thicker gel cleaner and the gel makes it really easy to clean areas with mold because it penetrates the stain very effectively.

I really love Soft Scrub products because they are effective yet gentile on surfaces and make cleaning so much easier. All Soft Scrub products work really well and are priced reasonably. I love all the kinds I have been given to try and I hope you try them soon.

I am able to hold a giveaway so one person can win a free coupon so they can see for themselves just how nice these cleaners work to keep you home safe and mold free.

I also did a video review for it so you can hear my other thoughts about it here is that review.

Please enter the giveaway here

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The Winnowing Season By by Cindy Woodsmall book review

I was selected to read The Winnowing Season Amish Vines and orchards book 2 by Cindy Woodsmall through blogging for books. I have to tell you that I was on the edge of my seat reading this one, this is completely different than most of the Amish books I have read. I really loved all the different things going on in this book and the solid Christian foundation it has, even with all of the conflicts and intrigue.

This is book 2 , I never got to read book 1 so I was just a little lost at first but quickly knew what I needed to know about the first book through this second one. I do not like to give away a story line in my reviews so Im going to be deliberately vague.

The main character is Rhoda Byler, she has what some would call a gift and others in her community would not. she is often look upon with suspicion and fear. When she and her friends and community members buy a apple orchard far away from there community they all hope to start a new on fresh, for Rhoda this is a dream come true.

Rhoda is in love with Jacob King, and hopes this fresh start for all of them will be a good thing, but Jacob has some secrets from his past that could threaten his relationship with Rhoda. His bother Samuel is also hiding a secret love for Rhoda, that he dare not show so he hides it with antagonism toward her, which she just does not understand. As if all this conflict were not enough you also have Leah who is thinking about leaving the new community to live English.

There is so much always going on in this awesome story that you will not be able to put it down! I really enjoyed it and hope to read the first installment soon. I have read many Cindy Woodsmall's books before and this one ranks up at the top of my list of favorites. Thanks for reading my review :)

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

My shoe story lovely looks from J Crew

Here are some picture I would like to share with you for the new Spring line of shoes for J Crew . I got all of these images from the V.I.N to participate in spreading the word about all these awesome styles and colors for spring.

Whats not to like about all of these wonderful shoes! Chic shoes allow us to explore fashion and culture. With this in mind, J.Crew’s new Italian shoe collection marries the style of New York City with the craftsmanship of Italy.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Aveeno positively radiant intensive night cream review

I am really excited about this Aveeno product called Aveeno positively radiant intensive night cream. It os part of their active naturals product line. What I love about it is its a pleasure to put on at night. Its not to heavy and absorbs really quickly into the skin. It also has a really nice calming scent to it that I really like.

Aveeno positively radiant intensive night cream has such great things working for you one being the B3 and total soy complex. these things help to reduce the signs of aging and makes you skin brighter and will get rid of some discolorations that are associated with age.

I am going to be 53 in May and I need all the help I can get! I have use Aveeno products for the body before and think they are just the best so I was really happy to be selected to try this awesome Aveeno product for my face . I like that its more natural but still works really hard to help me combat being almost 53 and anything that can do that is very welcome :)

This formula of ACTIVE NATURALS Total Soy Complex and vitamin B3, helps to reduce the appearance of discoloration, uneven tone and blotchiness, revealing healthier-looking skin, all while you sleep. I think it works really well for me and it just a joy to put on at night its very comfortable and not sticky or oily as some more natural product can be.

I sure hope you give it a try you are sure to love it!

Here is the video review I did for it

Please keep in mind that I did receive a product to try free but my opinions are my own

Thanks for looking at my review you can find more info about Aveeno positively radiant intensive night cream here at this link

Aveeno facebook page

Monday, April 15, 2013

HTY Gold Night cream review

I was so fortunate to be selected to try HTY Gold All-Natural Night Cream recently, I wanted to tell you all about it. First HTY is is an abbreviation for Hide the years and that it will do.

This is a specially formulated line of skin care that uses natural cream oils to get rid of the appearance of fine lines, crepe paper skin & wrinkles. I have some of this annoying crepe paper skin under my eyes and its really hard to work with makeup because of it it seems to accentuates the area and show off that problem more than hiding it as makeup should.

I think this HTY Gold night cream is the best NATURAL product I have tried for skin care. What it really different is that it is a cream oil so you only need to use a little bit if you have very dry skin like I have. It has no scent so my readers who really like unscented creams will really like it.

The Ingredients that makes it so powerful are- Elaeis Guineensis (Palm Oil), Red Elaeis Guineensis (Red Palm Super Olein), Lecithin, Oenothera Biennis (Evening Primrose Oil), Persea Gratissima (Avocado Oil), Limnanthes Alba (Meadowfoam Seed Oil).

All of these Ingredients work together to let you hide the years and have smoother looking skin at any age. I recommend the HTY Gold creams to my friends who have a real problem with dry skin though I'm not sure if you have oily skin if it would be as good, I cant really say because none of my friends have oily skin . What I can tell you it it works well over night and in my opinion acts like a deep moisturizing mask the will keep working all night.

HTY gold all Natural product have many different products available for skin care of any kind, they even make a body cream in the formula so you can get rid of that unsightly crepe paper skin on arms and legs as well as using the facial skin care for day and night. I am able to offer you a 25% off code so you can buy some to try for yourself the code is blogger03 Just enter that code at check out for your % off.

If you are looking for an all natural product that's great for helping you look your best, I hope you give it a try, you can find more info about all of the HTY gold skin care here at this link


You can find the on facebook here

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Thank you for looking at my review for HTY GOLD NIGHT CREAM

SimpleHuman sensor Makeup mirror review

I was sent a sample of this way cool makeup mirror to try and review, As you can see from the photo its unlike any other makeup mirror I have ever seen. Its a very innovative product because it has a few things that are way different. One of them is its rechargeable by plunging into regular power or you can charge it through a PC if you are on the go.

It has a really great sensor lighting system that will turn on as you get near it. It also has a button to turn it off it you do not want it turning on whenever you are near, it but are not using it. I found this feature to be really helpful because it is a sensitive sensor. If you leave it in the ON position it will turn on if you walk past it let say to use the bathroom.

I am going to use it in my dining room because that way I can leave the sensor on and its far enough away to not turn on if someone walks past it and it makes it really easy to do my makeup there.

This mirror has a 5X magnification power allowing you to see your whole face in great detail, if you put on your makeup in this mirror ,you will be sure to look great away from it.

The light around the mirror is really bright allowing you to see everything. The light is a surgical grade LED light that will provide the full spectrum so you can be sure you will look beautiful in any lighting. The light is a 600 lux and will stay constant for years so you know it will not fade or burn out.

The sensor is on the front and all you need do is get close to it, once you are finished and away from it it will turn off in seconds. The base will light up green when charged and red if it needs to be charged. It comes with a 5 year warranty!

The Mirror can be tilted to a position that's comfortable for you to put on makeup or check for new wrinkles as is my case lol . Its really the best makeup mirror I have ever seen. The 5X Magnification makes it so you can see every detail of your face and where your makeup needs to be touched up. Its especially great for doing eye brows and getting the lines straight for eye liner.

all this together makes for a beautiful modern looking makeup mirror that's not bulky or unsightly and will help you achieve the look you want every day.

I really loved using it for the first time because I could see some things On my face I had no idea were there. What I found out was, I seem to have a whole lot of those small capillaries just below the surface of my skin.

I could not see these in a regular mirror so now I know I have to treat them as they are everywhere. In my regular mirror I thought I only had a few on the left side of my face but with the Simplenuman Mirror I can see a whole bunch of them which was sort of a bummer but good info to know so I can get started doing something about them. You can find more info about this makeup mirror here

Simplehuman makeup mirror info here
Thanks for looking at my review . I was provided a sample of this awesome mirror in order to do this review but my opinions are my own . Its awesome !

Publix Fresh Savings coming soon review and giveaway

Publix is my favorite place to shop. I love the clam environment and the fantastic way to save anytime you shop there. BUT now Publix is having a really awesome savings program that will start on 4/24- 5/8.

This one is called Fresh savings and its chock full of awesome deals. You will be able to get some really great things so you can not only save some money but make great meals for your family on the cheap, without sacrificing quality.

The way this one is going to work is, When you purchase participating products, you can save on store brand items such as bagged salad, chicken breasts, eggs and fresh fruit. Some of the PARTICIPATING PRODUCTS are RagĂș Pizza Quick (14oz jar), Wishbone Salad Dressing, Hellmann's Mayonnaise (22oz or larger), Pillsbury Refrigerated Pizza Crust, Betty Crocker Muffin Mix, Progresso Breadcrumbs (15oz), Pepsi 2 liter (assorted bottles), Quaker Instant Oatmeal & Frito-Lay 20ct Multipack.

Once you get these in your cart head over to the meats and veggie isle and see what you will be able to get to go with them, there are a lot of choices to choose from so you will be sure to get things that go well with each other. Your shopping trip will not only be quick it will save you some money.

Through My blogspark and Publix I was given a 25.00 gift card to use for this sale, and I am able to offer you a gift card to Publix as well through a giveaway. The card will be sent to one winner through my blogspark so be sure you send me the correct info it you are picked to win. Please enter through the raffle copter below and good luck to you .:)

Be sure and check out the event at this link for coupons and special offers on or after the 24th of April 2013 Publix fresh savings event info

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Monday, April 8, 2013

Accidental Pharisees by Larry Osborne book review

I was able to read Accidental Pharisees by Larry Osborne through book sneeze and I have to say its a great book and one I think every Christian today needs to read. This important book shows us how to stop this kind of behavior before it becomes second nature to us and I have learned so much from it.

Accidental Pharisees by Larry Osborne get to the heart of the matter and shows us just way its so important for us to never judge others or become prideful in the way we walk with the Lord.

Sometimes it can really sneak up on us. when we are doing what we feel is good and see members of our church or family that maybe we feel are not doing as well as we are, the accidental Pharisee in us can start showing up in how we behave and think . This book will help you to see this kind of thing before it gets out of hand.

I know I would never want to be thought of as an unforgiving Pharisee, or one of those holier that you people who end up making people feel more bad than good. I have plenty of things in my past that remind me to never be judgmental.

I was so happy this book made me realize that it can happen to anyone and we just need to be aware of it so we can avoid this kind of mentality. I hope you decide to buy this book, it has nice short chapters that make it really nice to add to a devotional time and each chapter is filled with wisdom. I sure hope you give it a try because you will not be disappointed and you will have a great book you can turn to over and over as you walk with Christ. Thanks for looking at my review

NEW Soft Scrub 4-in-1 Toilet Care Review and giveaway

I was able to try this awesome new product from soft scrub called Soft Scrub 4-in-1 Toilet Care. Its really cool you just hang it in the toilet and it takes care of cleaning the toilet and keep it smelling very fresh. I usually do a video review but since its now in my toilet I really cant do that. I wanted to see how well it works before posting a review and plucking it out of the toilet for a video is not an option lol

What I can tell you about it is its a fantastic product that works well and its been working for about a week now and my toilet looks fresh and clean. I also do not really want to take a picture of the inside of my toilet. :) Anyway its a great looking product that has 3 cleaning balls inside a plastic holder and is designed to work every time the toilet is flushed, and work it does, I really like it.

I am very happy to be able to hold a giveaway for someone to win a free coupon to try it. I will pick one winner to send the free coupon to, its a coupon for any soft scrub product so its really valuable.

All you have to do to win is enter the raffle copter below and Ill pick a winner on 4/15

I hope you give this NEW Soft Scrub 4-in-1 Toilet Care a try its easy to use and works really well and only about 1.99 in stores, so that a very little bit of money for an awesome clean. Also soft scrub has a fantastic sweepstakes to enter as well as my giveaway so please click this link and enter to win some awesome prizes.

Soft Scrub sweepstakes link

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Friday, April 5, 2013

Combat roach killing bait traps

I live in Florida and I have to fight bugs all the time. I am originally from Michigan where we did not have this kind of problem. Once in a while we got ants but nothing big. Now that I have lived in Florida 10 years I can see my fight with bugs need to go to a new level.

I am so happy that Combat has this new and innovative product for getting rid of the huge palm meadow bugs we have here which are just a really nice name for a huge bug. These bugs are way to big to fit in a conventional plastic roach hotel as some can use these are big enough to pick that up and walk away with it LOL .

Also my small dogs think a plastic roach trap is a toy which can really be a pain to get from them. I can stick these bait traps on a wall or up off the floor where the dogs cant get to them.

I cant tell you how much I hate these bugs! and Now that Combat as got a solution on how to kill them I was very excited to try it. These Combat roach killing Bait strips are totally different. These are an open strip that the bugs feed on and take back to the colony and kill them all. Whats also great is they can be placed discreetly and will stay put on the back wall of a cupboard or away where pets cant get to them Please have a look at my video and Ill show you how to use them and why these are so fantastic.

Here are some picture of how these work also

That's just a fantastic idea and Im sure all these bugs will be all killed. I may be able to host a giveaway for this product but I have to be sure first who to send my winners info to and that may take a few days Purex and Combat provided me with my sample and Im so happy with it.:)

please have a look at my how to video review here.

Combat ant Killing bait traps review

I live in Florida and I have to fight bugs all the time. I am originally from Michigan where we did not have this kind of problem. Once in a while we got ants but nothing big. Now that I have lived in Florida 10 years I can see my fight with bugs need to go to a new level.

We got ants LOL and they are really small and seem to get in through the ceiling. I have had a lot of trouble with these because they bite like crazy and can really be annoying.

These ants are a real problem in Florida because we all live on sand and they love sand. sometimes you can see mounds of ant colony all over yards and running up the sides of house trying to get in .

I was so happy to be able to try these new ant killing bait strips from Combat. I may be hosting a giveaway for these once Im sure of who I contact to send the winners info to so keep a look out for it :) I also want to show you how they work so I did a how to video review for them it covers the roach killing traps and the ant traps.

I also did a video of the ants in swarm on my house outside , I than took a photo of what the area looked like 12 hours later .I hope you have a look at it.

What I love about the ant killing bait traps it that you can place the very discreetly in and around you home where ants are a problem I'm my case I get the from the roof of the house so in this area I see they can get in I can stick a trap right on the ceiling .

This is great because they seldom come down from there unless they fall and land on you and if that happens they bite. Talk about raining ants! I had a huge problem with these in my bedroom and they were just above the bed in droves. Once the ants eat the bait they will take it back home to kill all of them and I really love that idea. here are some photos of how to use them

As you can see these are really easy to use and keep away from pets and kids.Here is a short video of the ant problem I have in florida and a picture of the same area after treating with the Combat ant killing bait traps, as you can see not one ant it there :)

Please view my video review here.

Monday, April 1, 2013

Zicam intense sinus relief review and giveaway

I am a great believer in all things Zicam. I use their other products because they really work so well. I was so excited that they have come out with 2 new products for those of us suffering from nasal congestion and pain.

I have allergies and often get a lot of congestion associated with them. I was able to try the New Zicam intense Sinus relief nasal gel with one powerful decongestant ingredient and also with Eucalyptus and menthol. This new product is also no drip and lasts up to 12 hours so you can breath easier all day long. This product worked well for me and I loved the cooling properties of the menthol.

The next new product from Zicam is there Zicam Extreme congestion .Extreme congestion and sinus pressure leaves nasal passages feeling dry, swollen and sore. Zicam Extreme Congestion affords fast relief from extreme nasal congestion with soothing aloe vera. Delivered with the same nasal spray applicator, the specially formulated aloe vera No-Drip Liquid Nasal Gel shrinks swollen membranes and leaves nasal passages clear for up to twelve hours.

I think both of these new products will be of great benefit to all of us this season who suffer from these painful conditions. I sure hope you look for them, and you can find them online at Drugstore.com easily. you know if its Zicam its got to be effective!

Lasts up to 12 hours

Antihistamine- and steroid-free


Temporarily relieves nasal congestion and sinus pressure due to upper respiratory allergies, common cold, sinusitis and hay fever

I did a video review for this product so you can see what it looks like and my thoughts about it. Thanks for having a look at it.

Be sure and enter the raffle copter and you could win a free bottle of these new Zicam products.

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Breakfast of saving at Publix review and giveaway

Everyone know I love Publix its just the very best grocery store in Florida. Now from April 1 to April 10 Publix is having their breakfast savings promotion where you can snag some real deals on some great cereals and other general Mills breakfast items. Some of the cereals on this savings list are Honey Nut cheerios and Cinnamon toast crunch. Publix has a place where you can print cents off coupons for these items and many more.

By eating breakfast at home you will save money and be sure you are getting the most important meal of the day in a tasty way. I was given a 25.00 gift card so I could take advantage of these awesome deals AND I am able to hold a giveaway so one of my readers can win one as well. This gift card was provided to my by My blog spark and general mills.

Here is a link to the Publix website where you can get coupons for general Mills cereals and other breakfast products.

Breakfast savings General mills

I did a video review telling you all about why I love publix so I hope you have a look at it. I also hope you enter my giveaway so you have a chance to win a 25.00 gift card to use at Publix. I hope you shop at publix because its really a pleasure. They are the most coupon friendly store and have the freshest produce and bakery/deli. Its such a calming experience and one store I love to shop at.

Here is my video review

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One Glorious Ambition by Jane Kirkpatrick book review

I was able to read One Glorious Ambition by Jane Kirkpatrick through Blogging for books. I cant tell you how much I enjoyed this story which is the story Of Dorothea Dix who through out the 1800s fought for the rights of the mentally ill. In her time, she saw such suffering of the mentally ill who were often kept in prisons and in horrible conditions she wanted to change that.

Dorothea Dix, started out in life with parents who were, what we would call abusive now. Her Mother had mental illness and though she started out as a teacher she soon took up the cause to provide stable mental homes for mentally ill people.

I really loved her story and the way that Jane Kirkpatrick told it is great detail. You will really get an insight of just how difficult life was like for the poor and just how difficult it was to make real changes in that time. You will get to understand the depths that Dorothea Dix went to to help those she feels are being persecuted for something beyond there control. This was a time when people who were deemed mentally ill were treated like dogs or worse. If you want to lean the history of this fight agents this huge problem as it was in the 1800s I hope you read this book.

I love History and I loved this story I sure hope you read it because Dorothea Dix should never be forgotten in all she sacrificed to help those in need.

This is an excellent story that every Christian should read. Thanks for looking at my review :)