Monday, July 28, 2014

Reduce Fine Lines & Wrinkles With Azure Naturals Ultimate C Skin Repair Serum (Review)



Azure Naturals provides high quality facial skincare and anti-aging products using natural and organic ingredients whenever possible. We are committed to delivering the finest skin care system and making sure that our clients are 100% satisfied with the results.
Azure Naturals ULTIMATE VITAMIN C Serum is the fastest acting and most effective vitamin C serum available.   It's loaded with powerful anti-aging ingredients, 20% Vitamin C, 11% Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin E, Ferulic Acid, Organic Aloe, & Amino Complex. It is perfect for sun damaged skin, fades sunspots, improves discoloration, and helps protect against future damage.  It also refines skin texture, by visibly plumping and firming skin, stimulates collagen production, reducing fine lines and wrinkles.  It is made with the highest quality natural and organic ingredients available: 98% natural, 72% organic, contains no Alcohol, no parabens, plant based, no GMO's, cruelty and gluten free!
  • ONE YEAR MONEY BACK GUARANTEE: All Azure Naturals products are backed by a 365-day, 100% Hassle-Free, Money Back Guarantee. If you don't absolutely love the ULTIMATE VITAMIN C Serum they will give you a full refund, including shipping, no matter where you buy the product!


My Review:

I recently had the chance to review a bottle of Azure Naturals Ultimate C Skin Repair Serum.  I have recently become addicted to Vitamin C serums so I had to try this.  It wasn't was what I was used to.  Other serums I have tried are like pure orange pulp but this is almost white.  It has a fresh scent and absorbs quickly.  It does not feel oily or greasy.  It comes with a dropper and a sprayer.  Since it claims to visibly plump & firm skin, I wanted to see if I would be able to tell if it was working after the first use.  Here is my left eye before and after photos, ten minutes after applying the serum for the first time.

 










It definitely has a slight instant plumping affect.  I have used it for a couple of weeks now and my fine lines are starting to diminish.  I love the way my whole face feels after applying the serum since it does not leave a residue.  I just have soft, smooth, healthy skin.  I would definitely recommend Azure Naturals to anyone looking for a great skin care product.  You can find it HERE on Amazon or follow Azure Naturals on Twitter.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Friday, July 25, 2014

THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR hits theaters everywhere on November 26, 2014!



THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR hits theaters everywhere on November 26, 2014!
 
Check out the newly released trailer below...





 
Discover the secrets of the most entertaining and mysterious birds in the global espionage game: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private now must join forces with the chic spy organization, the North Wind, led by Agent Classified (we could tell you his name, but then you'll know), voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine, voiced by John Malkovich, from taking over the world.
 
THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR Official Socials
 
DreamWorks Animation Official Socials

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Jolie Femme 24K Products Helps Repair Damage from the Sun & Revive's Your Skin (Review & Giveaway)




Jolie Femme 24K products are designed to visibly improve the appearance of skin discoloration associated with age spots, acne scarring, and sun damage.  This treatment helps to reveal a more uniform complexion.
Daily use improves skin’s elasticity, dramatically enhances its barrier function, help erase discolorations,  revive skin’s healthy tone and texture,  and speeds new, healthy cell growth. Vitamin E antioxidants neutralize free radicals to prevent further environmental damage.

Benefits & Key Ingredients:
  • Cell communicating / Repairing: 24K Colloidal Gold, Niacinamide,
  • Brightening / Melanin inhibitor : Niacinamide, undecylenoyl phenylalanine
  • Moisturizing / Soothing / Calming: Dimethicone (silicon), Butylene Glycol,
  • Skin identical /Repairing: Sodium Hyaluronate
  • Anti-inflammatory/ Exfoliate /Healing: Niacinamide, Licorice Root Extract
  • Antibacterial/ Healing: Hydrolyzed Myrtus Communis Leaf Extract
  • Vitamins/Antioxidants BHT, Ascorbic Acid, vitamin C, Vitamin E,  Retiol ( Vitamin A)

  •  

    My Review: 

    I recently had the chance to review three products by Jolie Femme 24K.  I received Instant Brightening Cream, Serum & Mask.  After using these for only a couple of weeks, I must say I am quite impressed.  My skin has improved so much.  It looks more radiant, youthful, and is so soft.  My breakouts have even subsided!  I was leary to try something new because of my sensitive skin but it has not affected me at all!  It has done wonders for my skin.  Check out my video below that shows my first reactions and instant results to these products.  Yes, it does work instantly!  After I came out of my bathroom from making the video, my daughter asked me what I did to my face.  I asked her why and she said "you look so pretty".  She could see a difference in ten minutes and I could too.  I would definitely recommend Jolie Femme 24K to anyone looking for an amazing product for their skin.  Check out the website.



     
Giveaway:

One lucky winner will receive some Jolie Femme 24K products.  To enter, just fill out the Rafflecopter form below.  All entries will be verified.  U.S. entries only, please.  Thanks for entering and good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Friday, July 11, 2014

Keep Momming

 “I participated in a campaign on behalf of MomCentral Consulting (#MC) for Shire. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.”

As an actress, a public health advocate and former journalist, Holly Robinson Peete has seen it all. And as a mother of four, she’s encountered just about every parenting challenge you can imagine. One of her biggest challenges as mom is building and maintaining a close relationship with her teenage daughter, Ryan.

The mother-daughter relationship is a unique one, and that dynamic can be even trickier during the tween years. Yet sometimes, people dismiss certain behaviors as “typical tween girl behavior” when those behaviors can be symptoms of something more serious. Research suggests that girls are more likely than boys to report having mostly inattentive Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) symptoms. Since inattentive symptoms can be less noticeable than hyperactive and impulsive symptoms, it is important that moms know what to look for.

I’m proud to be joining forces with Shire, CHADD and Holly Robinson Peete to announce the launch of keep momming, a new public service initiative geared towards the moms of tween girls to raise awareness of ADHD.

The campaign is anchored within a new digital hub, KeepMomming.com, where you’ll find tips, tools and other go-to resources for moms, including a checklist to help recognize the symptoms of ADHD – inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity – and then encourages moms to talk to their daughter’s doctor. The keep momming initiative can help moms learn about ADHD and provide ideas on how to spark a conversation and stay connected with their tween.

Don’t miss Holly’s message about the keep momming initiative http://goo.gl/Uayao5, and be sure to check out the website at KeepMomming.com.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Give Your Pets a High Quality Pet Food With Against the Grain (Review)


Against the Grain is the name of this company because they are revolutionaries of pet food. Naturally, all of their products are grain-free and gluten-free. They have carefully selected the pinnacle of fresh and sustainable ingredients, and use unique processing methods to carefully serve your pet the smartest food available.  They use no less than 85% meat and 0% grains, and use conscientious, GMO free, environmentally friendly and sustainable ingredients.


My Review:

 I recently had the chance to review a variety of Against the Grain cat food.  Our extremely picky and prissy cat, Nikki, was thrilled to test these out.  We received the following flavors:

Tuna Aubergine with Seabass & Egglant
Tuna Mango Tango with Duck
Tuna & Cucurbita with Lamb
Tuna & Acacia Pennata with Mackerel

I'm not even sure what some of this stuff is so I was kind of leary that Nikki would eat it.  I also noticed the green pieces in the food so I thought for sure she was going to run!  She dove right in and loved every single one!  I watched her pick around the green pieces and ended up eating them last.  I don't know if she was saving the best for last or if they were just different textures.  I have never fed her any kind of food like this before but will definitely be looking for it in the future.  I would highly recommend Against the Grain to anyone looking for a high quality pet food.  Check out the website or follow them on Facebook and Twitter.


Disclosure:  I was provided free products for review purposes and not compensated in any other way.  My thoughts are my own.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Bring Life & Shine Back To Your Hair With Insta Natural Argan Oil Hair Treatment




Insta Natural Argan Oil Hair Treatment formula is very unique and unlike others in the market.
It can be used as a leave in conditioner or as a heat & damage protectant. There are no chemicals in this formula. It's made from 100% plant oils. Besides argan oil, this unique hair treatment formula is compromised of Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, Jojoba Oil, Olive Oil & Grapeseed Oil to name a few.
It's perfect for restoring that shine & luster that's lost over time.



 My Review:

I recently had the chance to review a bottle of Insta Natural Argan Oil Hair Treatment.  I am a huge fan of argan oil since my hair is put through the wringer with bleach, color, blow dryers, & flat irons.  I'm surprised I even have hair, to be honest.  It has definitely been abused.  Thankfully there's amazing products out there like this that brings the worst hair back to life.  I use it every couple of days to help keep my hair smooth, soft, and shiny. 
  

It is a clear oil and is completely unscented.  I was surprised that it had no scent since it had coconut oil in it, not to mention all the other scents.  I was kind of hoping it had a shea butter scent or coconut scent but no scent is fine with me.  It only takes a tiny bit and it can be used on wet or dry hair.  Usually, I use it before I blow-dry to help protect my hair from more damage.  I also use it on my dry hair on really humid days when my hair gets frizzy.  It tames it down and makes it silky again.  I would highly recommend Insta Natural Argan Oil Hair Treatment to anyone who wants to bring life back to their dry, frizzy hair and make it softer and shiny.


I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Musewear Flip Flops Have Fun Quotes & Zodiacs (Review & Giveaway)




Fun and funky, with great graphics and catchy quotes, these super comfortable flip flops are unisex, high-quality, made in fair-worker conditions in  Brazil and they're the perfect addition to summer wardrobes, friends and family barbeques and parties and gift bags.  
With uplifting and fun messages, people are invited to "Wear Your Self Out" when they step out in Musewear flip flops.  Quotes and zodiac pairs reveal something fascinating about the wearer.  Each zodiac pair contains 7 descriptive attributes of EACH sun sign, ie, "Enchanting Pisces," Luxuriously Lazy Leo" and "Persuasive Gemini." The Find and Flee section shows which signs you are compatible and who you might want to avoid!  You'll also find quotes from Ella Fitzgerald, Gandhi, Oscar Wilde, Bob Marlely and many others.  Dog lovers will adore the dog quote and C.S. Lewis and old-time dancer Dorothy Powell share words of faith and wisdom.  

Every purchase results in a donation to worthwhile causes.  Musewear ships daily and shipping is FREE.
Products are conceived and designed by Asheville NC designer Diane Curry.



My Review:

I recently had the chance to review a pair of Musewear flip flops of my choice.  I chose a pair of "My Dog Thinks" for my son.  The size was perfect for him and they are super comfortable.  He usually goes through regular flip flops like they're going out of style.  These a very durable and show no sign of breaking or coming apart.  They are well worth the $20.00 and I would highly recommend Musewear to anyone looking for a high quality flip flops with fun designs or quotes.  Check out the website or follow them on Facebook or Twitter.



Giveaway:   

One lucky winner will receive their choice of Musewear flip flops (not including Bob Marley choices).  To enter, just fill out the Rafflecopter form below.  Thank you for entering & good luck!
I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Store Loom Bands In the Rainbow Bandz Organization Box



  
The Rainbow Bandz Organization Box is a clear plastic organizer case for rainbow loom and rubber bands with adjustable compartments. It has plenty of room to fit the rainbow loom kit and other connectors.

Each compartment is 2 inches wide x 1.9 inches deep and is maximum 13 1/2 inches long.
 
My Review:

I recently had the chance to review a Rainbow Bandz Organization Box.  It is perfect for carrying loom bands on the go.  My daughter takes them everywhere and used to make a mess when she was carrying the plastic bags.  They were always spilling in the truck or wherever we went.  Now she can sort out her colors ahead of time and there is plenty of room to store clips and hooks.  The compartments can be adjusted to be even smaller if she wants to add some more colors.  The box is a great size for carrying and fits well on her lap.  I would definitely recommend this box to anyone who wants to store their loom bands.  Check out the Rainbow Bandz website.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Keep Cut Fruit Fresh With the PRO FRESHionals Fruit Bowl, Review, Giveaway, & Grape Salad Recipe


Summer is here and it is time to make lots of dishes with fresh fruit.  But the fruit goes bad too quickly in a regular bowl if you don't eat it right away, right?  Not anymore!  Now there is a brand new product called the PRO FRESHionals Cut Fruit Bowl that keeps fruit fresh by separating it from it's juices.  It is a three piece bowl that is big enough to hold an entire watermelon!  It is exclusively available at Bed, Bath, and Beyond.
 

 I used this bowl to make my family's favorite recipe... Rockin Grape Salad.  It is always requested at family dinners and parties and is always a HUGE hit.
  

Rockin Grape Salad Recipe

Ingredients:

Approx. 6 pounds of seedless grapes (any variety)
16 oz. Cream Cheese (softened)
16 oz. Sour Cream
1 1/2 C. White Sugar
1/2 C. Brown Sugar
1 Can Pineapple Tidbits (drained of juice)
1 C. Chopped Pecans

Directions:

1.Wash grapes (I used the inside bowl as a colander for this step)
2. Blend cream cheese, sour cream, and sugars with mixer until smooth. (I used the outer bowl for this step)

3. Add pineapple and pecans.


4. Gently fold in the grapes.  You can add more or less, depending how much sweetness you like.  This stuff is amazing!

If I make too much at home, the pineapple juice makes it watery after a day or two so this bowl is perfect for this recipe.  The juice drains out and all the creamy stuff stays on the grapes!  I kept this fresh for four days before it was gone and the pineapple did not discolor or water it down.
This bowl is a lifesaver for fresh fruits and I can't wait to try it on all of my fruit dishes!  Look for it only at Bed, Bath, and Beyond.


Giveaway

One lucky winner will receive the same bowl that I reviewed.  To enter just fill out the Rafflecopter form below.  Thank you for entering & good luck!
Rules 

One prize per household for each Good Cook event. If someone wins on 2 or more blogs, they - or their family members - cannot win a second prize from another blog in the same event.

If a household has won a prize in a Good Cook event, they can't win again for 6 months.

If a household has won more than one prize in a previous Good Cook event, they can't win again for 12 months.

Good Cook will confirm that winners are eligible and will disqualify anyone who has won more than once.

Prizes ship from Good Cook and can take 8-10 weeks after the contest ends, unless otherwise stated. You must be 18 or older to win. US shipping addresses only.

Good Cook reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal value if sufficient inventory is not available.


a Rafflecopter giveaway




Check out all the other recipes made with this bowl...
  



Disclosure:  I was provided a free product for review purposes and not compensated in any other way.  My thoughts are my own.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Rainbow Bandz Refill Pack is a High Quality Loom Band at a Great Price

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.


Rainbow Bandz Rainbow Loom Refill Pack is the new and improved highest quality, brightest color rainbow band refills. The original 5400 pack of Rainbow Bandz latex free rubber bands come in 9 different colors: Red, Yellow, Green, Blue, Pink, Purple, Orange, Black, and White. This refill pack is 100% compatible with all loom kits.
 
Check out the benefits:
Premium Quality Bands and safe for Kids!
Packed individually per color for easy organizing!
No Smell and won't easily break!
Compatible with all Loom Kits!


My Review:

I recently had the chance to review a Rainbow Bandz Rainbow Loom Refill pack.  I was really impressed with the quality of these bands.  My daughter and I have made hundreds of bracelets and these are one of our favorites to use.  They do not break easily when we make the difficult bracelets that require a lot of stretching.  The colors are very bright and stand out.  Everyone wants my daughter to make them a bracelet after they see hers.  I prefer to buy loom bands by the big pack like this because you save a lot of money and these are only $19.98 for 5400!  Each color even includes a pack of "s" clips and a hook!  You can't have too many of those!  I would highly recommend Rainbow Bandz to anyone looking for a high quality loom bands.



I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Monday, June 16, 2014

Give Your Natural Nails a Beautiful Look with Gold Elements Nail Care Supreme

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.


The GOLD ELEMENTS line offers advanced and effective cosmetic treatments and customized facials,
giving an over all treatment to the skin. It also aids the reduction of  wrinkles and helps brighten the
complexion. Inspired by advanced cosmetic research it contains effective age defying ingredients
combined with trace  elements of gold to give a youthful appearance to your skin.

A Stimulating Beauty Treatment For Your Nails

This kit contains:
1. HAND AND NAIL CREAM:
   A gentle, protective and soothing hand cream to protect
   your skin.

2. CUTICLE OIL:
   Deeply soothe, moisturize and nourish the cuticles. Ideal
   when buffing your nails, your cuticles will be softer and
   your nails stronger looking.

3. NAIL FILE:
   To smooth away rough nail edges and shape your nail
   faster and easier.

4. BUFFING BLOCK:
   A fantastic buffer which grants a beautiful gleam to your nails
   and assists in stimulating the blood circulation underneath
   your nails, which encourages healthy growth.

Before                                                              After
 






 My Review:

I recently had the chance to review a Supreme Gold Nail Kit by GOLD ELEMENTS.  I typically don't polish my nails very often and only french manicure my nails on special occasions.  I can grow my nails pretty long if I can prevent them from getting chipped.  I prefer to have natural, healthy looking nails instead of fake ones.  This kit has helped me keep my natural nails looking nice and healthy.  It doesn't take long to maintain them either.  The first time I used it, there was a deffinite difference.  I started with the cuticle oil and applied a tiny bit to my cuticles.  It softened them up quickly and I was able to push them back and clip them off.  Then, I used the nail file to shape my nails.  Next, I used the buffing block to give my nails the gorgeous shine.  The block has three different buffers on it and I used each one to get the final effect.  I finished off by applying the hand & nail cream.  It made my hands super soft and smelled pretty good.  The scent was very light.  I found that I needed to re-buff with the block every couple of days to get my shine back.  They had a little shine but I like my nails really shiny.  
It looks like my nails have a clear coat of polish on them but it is my natural nails.  I may never polish again!  I would definitely recommend Gold Elements Nail Care - Supreme to anyone looking for an awesome nail kit.  You can find Gold Elements on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or Google+.



I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

48 Hour Flash Giveaway - Good Cook 3 Piece Utensil Set


If you haven't heard by now, the Kitchen Drawer Event is going on NOW!  You have until June 14 to build your ideal kitchen drawer at GoodCook .com.  You can submit a new drawer everyday for more chances to win!  If you can't decide, you can choose one of the Kitchen Expert Blogger drawers like mine.


Giveaway:

One lucky winner is going to receive the following 3 items from Good Cook....


They are great items to add to your drawer!



To enter, all you have to do is leave a comment here telling me your favorite item on the Good Cook website.  The contest will end at 4:40 EST Monday 6/9/14.  Good luck!

Rules 

One prize per household for each Good Cook event. If someone wins on 2 or more blogs, they - or their family members - cannot win a second prize from another blog in the same event.

If a household has won a prize in a Good Cook event, they can't win again for 6 months.

If a household has won more than one prize in a previous Good Cook event, they can't win again for 12 months.

Good Cook will confirm that winners are eligible and will disqualify anyone who has won more than once.

Prizes ship from Good Cook and can take 8-10 weeks after the contest ends, unless otherwise stated. You must be 18 or older to win. US shipping addresses only.

Good Cook reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal value if sufficient inventory is not available.

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Consider UV Blocking Contact Lenses to Prevent Damage to Your Eyes

Take a moment to think about our five senses.  Sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch, right?  Now think about which one is the most important to you.  I know, they're all important and crucial to our daily lives.  Imagine not having one of these senses.  If you're like me, sight would be the most important sense.  I could not imagine what it would be like to not be able to see.  That's why I am doing everything I possibly can to protect my eyes and my kids' eyes from damage, especially from UV rays.  We always wear sunglasses and hats when we are outside.  Our family is outdoors a lot!  We hunt, fish, swim in the pool, etc. so it's hard to make the kids keep sunglasses and hats on but they know it's best for them.  

My ten year old daughter has worn contact lenses for the last couple of years and she usually can't wear them in the summer time because she has to wear her prescription sunglasses.  We recently got introduced to ACUVUE UV blocking contact lenses.

www.ACUVUE.com/sunandyoureyes

UV Blocking Contact Lenses can provide an important level of additional protection from UV exposure. Not all contact lenses offer UV protection, and, of those that do, not all provide similar absorption levels. ACUVUE® is the only major brand of contact lenses which blocks approximately 97% of UV-B and 81% of UV-A rays as standard across the entire range of its products.

UV absorbing contact lenses are not substitutes for devices like UV-blocking sunglasses as they do not completely cover the eye or the surrounding area. For more comprehensive UV protection, UV-blocking contact lenses should be worn as an added layer of protection in conjunction with high-quality UV-blocking sunglasses and a wide-brimmed hat.

UV-blocking contact lenses are beneficial in helping to protect against harmful UV rays entering into the eye, long-term clinical studies have not been done to show that they directly reduce the risk of any specific eye disease or condition.
 
Short-term damage to the eyes may be hard to notice, but over the long-term, the sun can cause irreversible harm to all structures of the eye and surrounding tissue that are left unprotected or under-protected. These conditions may not manifest for years at which point the damage is already done and it is too late to reverse the effects of the sun. That’s why it is important to start protecting eyes from childhood.

Younger eyes are more susceptible to exposure to the sun’s harmful rays than adults. Children have larger pupils (allowing more light into their eyes), clearer lenses, and are outside without eye protection much more frequently and for longer periods than most adults.   It is estimated that a significant amount of lifetime exposure to UV rays may occur by age 18 and that children’s annual dose of UV radiation is three times that of adults.

Although direct light from the sun itself can be damaging to eyes, reflected ultraviolet (UV) rays from surfaces such as grass, soil, dry sand, water, and snow can also be harmful.  UV protection also is important on a cloudy day as the sun's rays can pass through thin clouds, exposing your eyes to harmful UV radiation.

While most sunglasses can help block UV rays from entering through the lenses, most frame styles do not prevent rays from reaching the eyes from the sides, top, and bottom of the glasses. Hats with brims offer no protection from UV rays reflected up from ground surfaces such as pavement, sand, and water. 
 
Experts say it is difficult to isolate the exact amount of damage that Ultraviolet Radiation (UV) imposes on the eye over a long period of time. However, a number of studies have shown that the effects of UV radiation are mostly cumulative and may increase the chance of developing eye problems later in life, including cataracts, a leading cause of reduced vision in the United States.

If you wear contacts, please consider UV contacts and take care of your eyes.  It really is the most precious sense you have.  For more info about UV contacts and tips to care for your eyes, check out “Fast Facts for Your Health: The Sun & Your Eyes: What You Need to Know” on the ACUVUE® Brand website.

 “I wrote this review while participating in an Influencer campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. and received a promotional item from Mom Central to thank me for participating.”

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Give your feet the greatest comfort with OOFOS (Review)

No matter how much you are on the move during the day, 
OOFOS' proprietary OOfoamTM technology and patented 
footbed provide unparalleled impact absorption, comfort 
and support while reducing fatigue and enhancing recovery.

  Technical advantages of OOfoam™ over traditional cushioning materials:

  • Significantly more comfort, cushioning and natural articulation
  • 37% more impact absorption
  • Longer lasting support and cushioning
  • Arch support for most foot-types
  • Durable wear
  • Machine washable 

My Review:

I recently had the chance to review a pair of OOFOS OOriginal Thongs in fucshia.  They fit perfectly and are true to size.  Ever since I got these, I have barely taken them off.  I wear them all day long because they are so comfortable.  I can wear them as house slippers and go out to the pool in them.  If they get wet, they dry off before I get back to the house.  It is like walking on air and they don't hurt my feet at all.  These are actually the second pair I have had and they are honestly the best flip flops I have ever worn.  I wore my last pair for nearly two years (literally nearly every day) before they started showing wear.  I have already bought another pair since fucshia doesn't go with everything like black does.  These are also available in black, navy, plum, aqua, cloud, kiwi, melon, periwinkle, and mocha & retail for around $39.95.  I highly recommend these comfy shoes to anyone who loves flip flops.  They also have Slides & Clogs available.  All of their shoes are available in men's and women's sizes.  Check out the website or follow them on Facebook & Twitter.  

"Feel the OO".


Disclosure:   I was provided free products for review purposes and not compensated in any other way.  My thoughts are my own.

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Great Shows Beat Plaid Ties Anytime! Find Dad A Series At Best Buy!



I recently became hooked on the HBO series True Detective and just learned that the entire season will be released on Blu-Ray on June 10 at Best Buy!  It even includes a digital copy!  I thought it would make a great Father's Day gift idea.  Along with this, all HBO series will be on sale at Best Buy from June 8-14, both online and in-store!  You are sure to find a great set for your dad.

Here's a little more info about True Detective if you haven't heard of it yet... 
 
In 2012, Louisiana State Police Detectives Rust Cohle and Martin Hart are brought in to revisit a homicide case they worked in 1995. As the inquiry unfolds in present day through separate interrogations, the two former detectives narrate the story of their investigation, reopening unhealed wounds, and drawing into question their supposed solving of a bizarre ritualistic murder in 1995. The timelines braid and converge in 2012 as each man is pulled back into a world they believed they'd left behind. In learning about each other and their killer, it becomes clear that darkness lives on both sides of the law.

Written and created by Nic Pizzolatto ('The Killing') and directed by Cary Fukunaga ('Sin Nombre,' 'Jane Eyre'), 'True Detective' stars Woody Harrelson as Martin Hart and Matthew McConaughey as Rust Cohle. The series also stars Michelle Monaghan (‘Mission: Impossible III') as Maggie, Hart's wife; Kevin Dunn ('Veep') as Major Quesada, the supervising officer in 1995; and Tory Kittles ('Sons of Anarchy') and Michael Potts ('The Wire') as Dets. Papania and Gilbough, the investigators now probing Hart and Cohle for answers.

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

Apparoo App of the Week - Grandma's Kitchen





This weeks "Apparoo App of the Week" is:
 





Grandma's cooking up a storm in this fresh-baked app that stirs kindergarten and first grade skills into the batter. Kids can “bake” compound words, make and decorate a cake, tell time to see when the cake will be ready, and even help Grandma wash the dishes. Reading, math, and pattern-recognition are seamlessly integrated into eight fun mini-games, and live-action instructive cooking tips add to the deliciousness. Customize the games to choose which skills to activate. So hide the knives and step aside – your eensie-weensie Emeril or junior Julia Child will be whipping up dinner – with a side of reading and math!


This app is currently on sale for .99 (that's 50% off!).  Your 4-7 year will love it!  Download it today and find out why parents, teachers, & kids are raving about it!
 

 Disclosure:  I was compensated for this sponsored post but I only recommend products I honestly believe in.