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CMYKlay Miniature Goodies: Starbucks Necklace Review and Giveaway – ends 9/4

August 21, 2015

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I admire the very talented artists on Etsy. Especially when it comes to the cute miniature food polymer clay items. I found the most adorable items at the Etsy shop of CMYKlays.

CMYKlay specializes in food charms. bracelets, necklaces and more. There is a charm for every taste!

Do you like ramen? Check out this treasure:

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Chocolate Cake anyone?

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How about the cutest Gummy Bear Bracelet?

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They all look good enough to eat!

I recently was introduced to CMYKlay! I have this omg super cute Starbucks Necklace! It looks like a Frappuccino! It is so detailed with every fold of the whipped cream as well as the chocolate drizzle perfectly placed on top. It even has the signature green straw! Could this be any sweeter?

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Browse the selection of handmade food charms and you are sure to find a favorite. Wear your love of food as your favorite necklace. One of my favorites is the Coffee Ring!

It takes a lot of talent to make such detailed miniature pieces. CMYKlay must have the sweetest studio space ever. I would be craving gummy bears, cake, chocolate and more while trying to create! I would love to take a class from CMYKlay on how to make something. Hint Hint! Consider purchasing any of the adorable food creations from CMYKlay for your holiday gift giving!

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ONE lucky reader will win a Starbucks Necklace like the one I have.

Thank you very much CMYKlay!

Giveaway ends on 09/04/2015 at 11:59 PM EST. ONE PERSON PER HOUSEHOLD and IP address. Open to Continental US addresses only. No PO Boxes. Must be 18 years of age and over. Winner will be chosen randomly and contacted by email. Please respond within 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen.

Many thanks to CMYKlay for providing the review and giveaway product.

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Anjolee: Truly is The Art of Jewelry

August 13, 2015

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Diamonds are a girls best friend! Actually chocolate cake and any jewelry would be my BFF! Why have any jewelry when you can have an elegant customized jewelry creation from the talented creators of Anjolee?

What do you prefer? Are you a necklace or a earring person? My favorite has always been pendant necklaces. The exquisite assortment of styles at Anjolee have just the beautiful piece that makes your heart jump! The sparkle will bring a twinkle to your eye and envy in others eyes.

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When choosing a diamond pendant, Anjolee makes it a treat to browse. If you have a specific design in mind – say a princess cut stone pendant, a few clicks in their home page brings your choices to life. It is like a virtual treasure chest! Each of Anjolee styles can be customized by metal type, diamond size, diamond/gemstone quality, and length/size. Make your own unique statement piece! I have always envisioned myself wearing one of the celebrity award ceremony worthy statement necklaces. Anjolee offers a Triple Row Diamond Necklace sure to make you breathless. Someday, if only for a moment, I will be wearing such a necklace. A girl can dream!

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Anjolee offers prices of their exquisite styles to fit every budget. Anjolee is one of the largest diamond jewelry manufacturer in the United States. Each jewelry piece is created by Anjolee which allows for their high quality and exceptional customer service!

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Anjolee was so kind in offering a gemstone pendant in my choice of gemstones. I chose the Gemstone Focus Diamond Circle Pendant with a lovely amethyst surrounded by citrine stones. I love the color combination and these are my two favorite gems. Imagine the beauty in your pendant surrounded by real diamonds!

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Thank you Anjolee for sharing your brilliant and beautiful Art of Jewelry.

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Devera Naturals Snow Flower Crème Giveaway – closed

August 2, 2015

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DCBanner.jpgAs my skin is aging, I am always looking for a product I enjoy using. A product that gives results as well as is pleasing in fragrance and feel. We could all use a little anti-aging skin pampering.

I was introduced to Devera Naturals. One of their anti-aging products is filled with natural botanicals which my skin just drank up. Devera Naturals Snow Flower Crème is One 2 Try!

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The Snow Flower Crème is made with a wonderful selection of natural ingredients. A standout is the Edelweiss Plant Stem Cells which in research has been shown to decrease wrinkles. Devera Naturals combined the Edelweiss with Goji Berry extract, Macadamia and Kukui oil plus more to make a intensly rich face cream. A little goes a long way!

I like the very creamy texture of the Snow Flower Crème. It is thick but spreads out quickly. My skin absorbs the crème without leaving any greasy feeling behind. I am left with softer skin plus a smoother firmer texture. I noticed results in just a few days time! It works for me as a great moisturizer. The aroma is a natural earthy plant base scent not overpowering with any perfumes.

Snow Flower Crème is a component of the entire Devera Naturals Skin Care regimen but I am sure you can use it in addition to your own skin care routine.  Check out the product line at Devera Naturals. Orders can be placed directly online or found in select boutiques. Treat your skin to Devera Naturals.

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ONE lucky reader will win a Snow Flower Crème Jar

Thank you very much Devera Naturals!

 

Giveaway ends on 08/14/2015 at 11:59 PM EST. ONE PERSON PER HOUSEHOLD and IP address. Open to Continental US addresses only. No PO Boxes. Must be 18 years of age and over. Winner will be chosen randomly and contacted by email. Please respond within 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen.

Many thanks to Devera Naturals for providing the review and giveaway product.

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Pamper yourself in Paradise: Limited Edition Softsoap

July 27, 2015

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I am living on Island time. In my shower that is. I am treating myself to a tropical vacation with Summer Limited Edition Softsoap body wash. Transport yourself to a faraway paradise location with 3 amazing fragrances.

Bali Bliss – the invigorating aroma of Coconut & Lime. I can picture the swaying coconut trees and smell the delicate lime blossoms filling the coastal air. This fragrance is so appealing. Softsoap body wash has always left my skin feeling soft with its moisturizing ingredients. I feel Island pampered with Coconut & Lime.

Tahitian Glow – a tantalizing uplifting fragrance of Citrus & Pineapple. It smells like it could be your favorite cocktail. All that is missing is a little paper umbrella!

Fiji Waves – this one is my favorite scent. Cucumber Melon! I enjoyed this one so much that I had to purchase two more bottles before the limited edition Summer scents are gone! Softsoap should make this as one of their all the time fragrances. The clean crisp scent of cucumber migles with the sweetness of a fresh cut watermelon! I found paradise in a body wash!

 

Look for these limited edition Summer scents at your local Wal-Mart where Softsoap products are sold. They are only available for a short time with a suggested retail price of $2.99. Grab a bottle or two to experience your own paradise pampering!

Colgate reminds us to save water! Make every drop count.

Many thanks to Softsoap from Colgate-Palmolive for providing the review product.

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SYNC – Stuff You Need Cheap Monthly Subscription Review

July 26, 2015

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Do you have a guy that is hard to buy for? Or maybe they are very selective about what they want. My hubby is so finicky when it comes to socks and underwear. He likes his comfort and has a fun sense of style.  I have been through too many briefs and sock pairs that he no longer likes to wear. If only he could get new ones each month…..

SYNC to the rescue. Stuff You Need Cheap is a monthly subscription service for guys. How it works: Sign up for a subscription and a monthly box of 3 pairs of either briefs or socks will be delivered right to the door!

Here is the bold brief design hubby received from SYNC for review. The colors are bold and stylish plus the soft, high quality cotton spandex blend, comfort has him saying aaahh!

The price is reasonable at just $18 per month with FREE SHIPPING. That is a bargain compared to designer briefs or good quality socks bought at retail plus you get 3 each month!

Moms – if you have a son in college, sign them up for the SYNC subscription and know they will have clean underwear or socks at least once a month.

Get started by subscribing to SYNC today. You can cancel anytime. Considering giving a gift of SYNC.

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Healthy Nutrition from #GoMacro Review & Giveaway – closed

June 3, 2015

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I am on a mission to improve my health from the inside out. I made a choice almost 2 months ago to transition into a plant based lifestyle.   Everyday I am surprised of the vegetable recipes and meals I can create. I find myself wanting to taste more and more different types of vegetables and beans. I am putting my kitchen skills to work and enjoying every minute of it.

I welcome trying any vegan products. I recently was introduced to GoMacro! The GoMacro MacroBars plant based protein bars are a blend of brown rice, peas mixed with fruits and/or nuts for a delicious treat. There are no strange ingredients. You will be able to pronounce any ingredient in the tasty bars. Absent are salt, and refined sugars. Honestly, I never missed them. I had the chance to taste the eleven flavors of MacroBars courtesy of Gomacro.

While enjoying the GoMacro MacroBars, you are also giving your body important macrobiotics. The bars are USDA Organic, Gluten-Free Certified, Kosher Certified, Non-GMO Project Verified, Vegan Certified, Soy Free & Macrobiotic. Each MacroBar has a unique flavor profile delighting the tastebuds. I am thrilled with the great taste.

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Granola + Coconut

Cherries + Berries

Peanut Butter

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip

Cashew Caramel

just to name a few!

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My favorite of the flavors is the Sweet Revival Sesame Butter + Dates. The flavor was almost dessert like with the sweetness of the dates adding to the earthy nuttiness of the sesame seed butter. I really enjoyed the Protein Pleasure Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip for a craving ending sweet treat. Banana + Almond Butter is another favorite.

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The GoMacro MacroBars come in two sizes. The GoMacro MacroBar Mini is the perfect size for tossing in my purse for an anytime needed pick me up.  The full size 2.5 oz MacroBar provides lots of organic protein for athletes and busy people on the go!

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Look for GoMacro MacroBars at your favorite health food market. In my area they can be found at Whole Foods Market, Sprouts and REI. If you are having trouble finding the bars, you can place orders directly online! Enjoy browsing the GoMacro website, the beautiful design is filled with lots of information. Right now you can get 40% off online! Visit the GoMacro Shop and enter code “BLOGGER” at checkout for 40% off your first order :).

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One lucky reader will win an assortment of GoMacro MacroBars Minis

Thank you very much GoMacro!

 

Giveaway ends on 6/15/2015 at 11:59 PM EST. ONE PERSON PER HOUSEHOLD and IP address. Open to Continental US addresses only. No PO Boxes. Must be 18 years of age and over. Winner will be chosen randomly and contacted by email. Please respond within 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen.

Many thanks to GoMacro for providing the review and giveaway product.

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Cookies Con Amore Mother’s Day Giveaway – Closed

April 20, 2015

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I still talk about the fantastic gluten-free cookies I had the pleasure of tasting at the 2014 Natural Products ExpoWest from Cookies con Amore. The handmade Italian Glutenetto cookies are the creation of Chef Fernanda. She wants everyone the be able to enjoy her cookies! You can read my very tantalizing Glutenetto review HERE.

I am beyond thrilled to have run into Cookies con Amore at the 2015 ExpoWest. Seeing Chef Fernanda and Vanessa was a wonderfully warm feeling. My review meant a lot to them and to this day, they still get clicks to their site. It was my pleasure!

I adore the flavors of the Glutenetto cookies and still find it hard to believe they are gluten-free, this year I had the chance to sample the regular line of Cookies con Amore cookies.

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The Mother’s day Assortment is now available. Just look at the love that goes into the packaging! The detail gives you an insight into the joy baked in every cookie. All orders are handmade with quality ingredients, baked in small batches! The flavors are traditional Italian cookies enjoyed by many generations. My mom grew up near an Italian bakery and many of Chef Fernanda’s cookies reminded her of those childhood favorites. Opening the box is a delight in itself! The special Happy Mother’s Day sleeve will bring a smile to any Mother’s face. Inside the box is a Happy Mother’s Day card with a lovely phrase – We Love Mothers, they’ll always share their last cookie. Well said Cookies Con Amore!

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The cookies are tucked away neatly in a tempting display of colors, tastes and textures. Which one should I nibble first? They are almost too pretty to eat. I have always been fond of the jelly filled cookies. The jelly filled heart is a layered cookie filled with the dollop of apricot filling. It is melt in your mouth delicious. The cookie is crisp to the bite and the sweetness of the jelly adds a nice finishing touch. There are 2 flavors of the jelly filled in this box. The Nonna cookie features a subtle lemon goodness that will go perfect for dunking in coffee or tea! I like this one for it is a softer texture more like a cake! Coffee lovers will enjoy dunking one of the assorted biscotti. There is a heavenly chocolate biscotti dipped in white chocolate! I can’t forget the Wedding cookies. A shortbread cookie made with rich real butter and chopped pecans in a powdered sugar coating. These morsels melt in your mouth! Chef Fernanda has a special place in my cookie loving heart!

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Cookies con Amore has many of your Italian cookie favorites. You can shop cookie flavors individually or choose an assortment. Place your orders soon for guarantee Mother’s Day delivery. Order direct online. The cookies are well packaged to arrive safely at your doorstep. Look for a select gluten free assortment of Cookies con Amore cookies at Whole Foods.

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ONE lucky reader will win an assortment of Cookies con Amore Cookies

Thank you very much Chef Fernanda!

Giveaway ends on 05/01/2015 at 11:59 PM EST. ONE PERSON PER HOUSEHOLD and IP address. Open to Continental US addresses only. No PO Boxes. Must be 18 years of age and over. Winner will be chosen randomly and contacted by email. Please respond within 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen.

Many thanks to Cookies con Amore for providing the review and giveaway product.

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NadaMoo Organic Non Dairy Frozen Dessert Giveaway – ends 5/5

April 20, 2015

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I scream, you scream we all scream for ice cream…..wait many folks scream because they can’t have ice cream. Never fear NadaMoo is here!

NadaMoo means “no dairy”, a word created by the family business originated in Austin, Texas. NadaMoo began by sharing their creamy no dairy coconut milk ice cream with family and friends. It soon grew by word of mouth, because of its creamy texture. A frozen non-dairy dessert to rival ice cream!

At my visit to ExpoWest, I was introduced to the flavors of NadaMoo. Their booth was a delight. A freezer showcase of all the flavors of NadaMoo with tasting spoons available. I nibbled on just about each flavor. I quickly had a favorite but a tasting spoon size was just not enough. NadaMoo was so kind to send some various flavor pints my way to use with my bigger spoon!

The flavors do not disappoint. I even like the colorful inviting packaging! Each creamy flavor is made from a Coconut milk base combined with organic, certified non-GMO ingredients. They offer 11 delectable flavors with more coming soon.

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I was right in my initial flavor favorite from Expo. My, can’t stop eating, NadaMoo flavor is the Bananas for PB & Chocolate.  A chocolate base mixed with bananas and peanuts. The only thing missing was jelly! I also really enjoyed the Sweet Cherry Lime. It reminded me of a cool delicious Cherry Limeade drink that helps you get through the hottest days of Summer. The cherry and lime flavors are balanced with just the right amount of sweetness and zing! My hubby’s fave was the newest flavor Cookies & Crème. No worries this flavor is gluten free! He had no idea this was non-dairy until I told him, after he devoured a nice hubby size serving. I enjoyed all the amazing NadaMoo flavors!

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Who knew NadaMoo could be so tasty? You can also use NadaMoo in recipes! NadaMoo is definitely One 2 Try!

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Look for NadaMoo at natural, conventional, specialty & co-op grocery stores nationwide. I can find it at a local health food store in my area.

Here is your chance to win!

One lucky reader will win a variety pack of 4 pints of NadaMoo and t-shirt!

Thank you very much NadaMoo!

 

Giveaway ends on 05/05/2015 at 11:59 PM EST. ONE PERSON PER HOUSEHOLD and IP address. Open to Continental US addresses only. No PO Boxes. Must be 18 years of age and over. Winner will be chosen randomly and contacted by email. Please respond within 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen.

Many thanks to NadaMoo for providing the review and giveaway product.

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Safe Catch Tuna is Better Tuna Giveaway – ends 5/3

April 18, 2015

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I have been treated to a new tuna taste. Safe Catch tuna has made me wonder what kind of canned tuna I have been eating all these years! What makes it Safe Catch you might ask?

Safe Catch  is making sure all the tuna they process is safe from the dangers of mercury. Every single fish is tested for mercury levels. Each fish that is caught is traceable from the sea all the way to your table. They only work with boating captains that use sustainable methods with little environmental impact on our oceans. Seriously they know a lot about every single fish!

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It does not end with testing. The packing is done without additives. It is all fish! The fish is hand cut then cooked in the can to keep the nutrients such as high levels of Omega-3.

Now you know the Safe Catch Story. How does it taste? In my taste test, courtesy of Safe Catch, I could not believe this was a canned tuna product. I enjoyed the Safe Catch Elite Wild Skipjack Tuna. I could not believe the  fresh from the ocean flavor. It was big chunks of tuna. I enjoyed it over a bed of greens with a light vinegar dressing. It has such a nice flavor I hated adding the typical mayonnaise to make a tuna salad. Although that would probably be the best tasting tuna salad of all time. The difference is the Safe Catch tuna! I will definitely be buying Safe Catch tuna for my family.

Safe Catch is available by online ordering. The price is a bit more starting at $3.50 per can. The orders are in 6 pack quantities. Safe Catch comes in 3 varieties.

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Here is your chance to win!

ONE lucky reader will win 2 cans of Safe Catch Tuna

Thank you very much Safe Catch!

 

Giveaway ends on 05/03/2015 at 11:59 PM EST. ONE PERSON PER HOUSEHOLD and IP address. Open to Continental US addresses only. No PO Boxes. Must be 18 years of age and over. Winner will be chosen randomly and contacted by email. Please respond within 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen.

Many thanks to Safe Catch for providing the review and giveaway product.

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Crispy Green: Crispy Fruit Giveaway – closed

April 18, 2015

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I can not get enough fruit lately. With summer swimsuit season coming, I am trying to eat more fruits and veggies. I can’t wait for all the summer fruits. My intentions of eating fruit goes well except for outings. You can’t really carry a mango in your purse. Ever stuff a ripe banana in your pocket? Not an easy thing to do.

Crispy Green has the answer. The Crispy Green Crispy Fruit product line are all natural fruit snacks! No added sugar or additives. Each package starts with high quality fresh fruit from their carefully selected certified growers. Each fruit is then freeze dried into a delicious crispy fruit bite.

I had the chance to taste a few of these inviting healthy morsels.

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Crispy Tangerine – 100% Freeze Dried Tangerine had my attention. How could a juicy tangerine be made into a freeze dried morsel and still taste good? When I opened the package I could see the tangerine slices still holding their shape. One nibble, the tangerine flavor actually bursts in your mouth. It had all the tangy taste of tangerine!

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Crispy Mango – a tropical treat. I love mango and having a package of these came in handy during a day out. The flavor is incredible!

Crispy Banana – Not like typical processed banana chips, these are slices of banana made crispy! I bet the little ones will love these. Each package contains 1/2 cup of banana. No peeling needed!

For more traditional fruits try the Crispy Apple, Crispy Pineapple and Crispy Cantaloupes. For an exotic taste, try the Crispy Asian Pear.

Crispy Green offers a full fruit salad of flavors! Each product is Non GMO verified, Gluten Free  and all natural. We can indulge and feel good about it.

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Where to Buy – in my area, I can find Crispy Fruit in Whole Foods and Safeway stores. They can be found nationwide in select retail locations. There is online ordering available directly from Crispy Green or from Amazon.  If you sign up on their home page for the newsletter, you can get 10% off your next Crispy Green online order.

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ONE lucky reader will win a variety pack of Crispy Fruit.

Thank you very much Crispy Green!

Giveaway ends on 05/02/2015 at 11:59 PM EST. ONE PERSON PER HOUSEHOLD and IP address. Open to Continental US addresses only. No PO Boxes. Must be 18 years of age and over. Winner will be chosen randomly and contacted by email. Please respond within 48 hours or a new winner will be chosen.

Many thanks to Crispy Green for providing the review and giveaway product.

Disclosure: No monetary compensation was offered or accepted for this post. Gratis product was received in order to write my honest review. The opinions above are my own and were not influenced in any way. Others experience may vary. Terms of Use. Not affiliated with Facebook.

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