Monthly Archives: January 2014

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You Deserve It Valentine’s Giveaway

Welcome to the You Deserve It Valentine’s Giveaway!

Hosted by: Savory Savings & Gloriously Green Gal

Sponsored by: Maggie Bags, Moody Sisters, Slim 45 and Artisan Scents

Co-hosted by: Monica’s Rants, Raves & Reviews, Dividing by Zero, Lisa – Queen of Random, and The World of ContestPatti

You Deserve It Valentines Event Feb 1 to 14

Hey ladies!  Valentine's Day is right around the corner and sometimes, we have to stop the "dropping hints" act with our significant others and just take care of ourselves!  That is right – with this giveaway event, we want you to realize that YOU DESERVE IT!  So we are bringing you so fabulous and fun prizes to win!  (Men, if you are reading this – take note, these are fabulous gift ideas for your special someone if you need some hints!)

Prizes include (links will take you to the reviews that Krista from Savory Savings and Gloriously Green Gal shared!):

Campus Tote from Maggie Bags – this fun and functional purse made from upcycled seat belts can work for day to day, or be dressed up for a night out!  Interested in purchasing a bag for yourself or someone else?  Use coupon code SAVORYSAVINGS18 between now and March 31, 2014 to save 18% off your order!

Slim 45, It Works! Independent Distributor Amanda is giving one lucky winner a chance to slim down for that little black dress with a wrap, make yourself fabulous with some spa products and then celebrate the night with a hotel voucher!

Artisan Scents – Enjoy the relaxing scents and soothing qualities of lavender with their amazing lavender balm!  You will wish you could snuggle down for a nap when you use this!

Moody Sister's Coffee Body Butter – Reduce the appearance of cellulite with this all-natural coffee-infused body butter by the Moody Sisters.  Your skin will be softer and you will love these results!

If you would like to be one of the four lucky winners and pamper yourself for a change, enter for a chance to win with the Giveaway Tool below! If you have won a giveaway from any of the sponsors above anytime from another blog or Facebook in the last 12 months, you are not eligible to win this giveaway.  The giveaway will run from February 1, 2014 through February 14, 2014 at 11 PM CST.  Entries will be verified.  Winner will be notified via email (consider adding to your safe list) – winner will have 48 hours to respond and claim prize or another winner will be selected.

Good Luck!

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Ryobi 18 volt Cordless Airstrike Stapler Kit Giveaway

(Along With a Group of Great Blogs Shown Below)
Proudly brings to you the
Ryobi 18 volt Cordless Airstrike Stapler Kit
One Lucky Winner will receive the following
I have been given the honor to review and hold a giveaway with the new Ryobi
Airstrike Stapler described simply in one word "amazing". No more struggling 
  with using those heavy manual staplers or staples that require you to tug around a
heavy extension cord, noisy compressors, bulky hoses or very expensive gas 
cartridges The Airstrike is powered by a 18 volt  One + Lithium-Ion Battery
that provides you with up to 20% more run time and is 45% lighter in weight
that standard batteries. This prize package includes one of the 18 volt Lithium
the Lithium-Ion battery within just 30 minutes. The Airstrike Staples comes
with a power meter that will tell you if you battery is getting to hot or low on
One of coolest part of this staple is the built in "Grip-Light" Technology
that engages the LED Flashlight by grasping the tool handle. This makes
it much easier than trying to hold the stapler in one hand and a flashlight
in the other. The Ryobi Airstrike Stapler comes with 500 1 inch Narrow
Crown Staples and a belt clip. When fully charged the Airstrike will give 
you the capacity to drive up to 1,000 Staples. In that alone you will have
enough staples to tackle just about any project on your list. 
The Airstrike comes with a selectable drive switch with single sequential
or contact actuation. The single sequential mode will allow for  precision
placement of the staples, as in working on replacing upholstery on your
favorite chair or couch. The Contact Actuation mode is great when you
need speed in tackling projects as laying a new floor or fence.

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Bum Boosa Bamboo Baby Wipes Giveaway

Bum Boosa Bamboo Baby Wipes Giveaway Hosted by Pea of Sweetness

Sponsored by Bum Boosa

Co-Hosted by Deals of Sweetness

Bum Boosa Giveaway Bum Boosa® Bamboo Baby Wipes are a unique product that replace the traditional synthetic or tree-pulp wet wipes using an immensely renewable and sustainable grass: bamboo. Nourishing plant-based ingredients such as Calendula, Chamomile, and Organic Aloe Vera effectively care for delicate skin. The essential oils of Lavender and Sweet Orange lend a cheerful, natural scent along with a botanical intelligence long recognized in schools of natural health. Free of alcohol, chlorine, phthalates, formaldehyde, parabens, phenols, SLS & SLES, lanolin & unnecessary additives. Emilee from Pea of Sweetness and Deals of Sweetness had the chance to try out the Bum Boosa Bamboo Baby Wipes with her little guy. Check out her full Bum Boosa Review on Pea of Sweetness.

About the prize: One winner will receive a pack of Bum Boosa Wipes!

About the giveaway: This giveaway begins on 1/27 and ends on 2/2 at 11:00pm (times are Central) and is open to US residents ages 18+. Please refer to the full terms and conditions in the Giveaway Tools.

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Dish Dish Pro Membership & Bamboo Cutting Board Giveaway

Welcome to the Dish Dish Pro Membership & Bamboo Cutting Board Giveaway!

Sponsored by: Dish Dish

Hosted by: Simply At Home Mom

bamboo cutting board

All thoughts expressed here are from Simply At Home Mom: 

I received free product samples in exchange for a fair and honest review, however my opinions are 100% my own.

As you know I love sharing my favorite recipes here at Simply At Home Mom. Cooking and baking for my family is one of my favorite things to do and I hope you have enjoyed my recipes that I've posted so far. I recently received the opportunity to try out the pro membership at Dish Dish, an awesome recipe sharing site for people like me who love to cook and share recipes with friends and family! I also received a beautiful bamboo cutting board to try out as well.

I bet you probably have a ton of recipes written on index cards or kept in a box collecting dust that you would love to use but don't always think about since it's just so much easier and faster to look up a recipe online than it is to search through that box, right? Well at Dish Dish, you finally have a home for all of those lost family recipes. Gather them up and add them to your free Dish Dish account and have them all in one easy to find place!

It's a breeze to add your recipes to Dish Dish. You can choose to add them manually by filling out the information and adding your own photographs to go with them, or if your recipes are already online at another site, it gets even easier! Just download the Recipe Import Tool (free for Pro account users) and it basically does the rest for you, even adding your recipe photos! Your recipes can be kept private or be made public so everyone can enjoy them.

Another wonderful feature of Dish Dish is the shopping lists! Add ingredients from any recipe onto your shopping list and click Print Shopping List to have your list ready to go when you are.

Your Dish Dish recipes can be accessed from anywhere….on your phone, your iPad, or any other mobile device.  Sharing your recipes in your very own online cookbook is easy too. This is great for family members who live far away but who still would love to have those favorite recipes at their fingertips!

I had the opportunity to try out the Dish Dish Pro membership which has even more benefits! What if you don't have time to add your own recipes to your Dish Dish account? With Dish Dish Pro, you don't have to. Just send them your first 20 recipes along with photos and they'll add them to your account for you! How easy is that? You can also enjoy using the Import Recipe Tool as well. I found it so easy to just send in my recipes to Dish Dish and have them added for me. I also tested out the Import Recipe Tool and it took only a few minutes to import my recipes from my blog at Simply At Home Mom to Dish Dish! The tool even adds your pictures too.

With the Pro membership you'll also get a Menu Planner for important events, decorative recipe templates, the ability to print recipes in various sizes, videos linked to your recipes, and more! The Pro membership is very affordable too, at only $19 a year!

For my review I also received a bamboo cutting board to try and this has made a lovely addition to my kitchen. My old cutting boards were just about worn out, so much so that I felt like hiding them in my cabinets if company came over. This cutting board is completely eco-friendly which is important to me, and measures 8 1/2 inches by 15 inches which is perfect for all my needs. It fits in my kitchen drawers but can also easily hang from a wall in your kitchen just as nicely. I found the cutting board to be easy to clean and fun to use.

Now for the best part….one lucky winner will receive a Dish Dish Pro Membership plus one of these bamboo cutting boards! All you have to do is enter the giveaway below! Giveaway runs from Jan. 28th at midnight to Feb. 4th at midnight. Good Luck to all who enter!

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Zipadee-Zip Slumber Sack Giveaway

Welcome to the Zipadee-Zip Slumber Sack Giveaway!

Sponsored by: Sleeping Baby – Zipadee-Zip

Hosted by: Savory Savings & Gloriously Green Gal

Zipadee-Zip Baby Sleepwear Giveaway Jan 28 to Feb 11

Any parent can tell you that one of the hardest parts of having a little baby in the house is the sleep, or lack thereof.  Sleeping Baby has made it their mission to help parents everywhere get baby to sleep better by introducing their unique slumber sack, the Zipadee-Zip!  This swaddling transition sleepwear for babies, helps babies feel secure, keeps them warm and is very versatile!

Check out Krista’s thoughts on the Zipadee-Zip over at Savory Savings and learn about all the great things about the Zipadee-Zip slumber sack like:

  • Keeps baby warm and safe
  • Protects baby (and mom!) from sharp fingernails
  • Keeps hand warm and clean
  • Rides well in carseats and swings
  • Creates a comfortable and womb-like atmosphere for baby to sleep better!
  • And so much more!

Would you like to win a Zipadee-Zip Slumber Sack for the baby in your life?  Enter for a chance to win with the Giveaway Tool below! If you have won a Zipadee-Zip giveaway anytime from another blog or Facebook in the last 12 months, you are not eligible to win this giveaway.  The giveaway will run from January 28, 2013 through February 11, 2014 at 11 PM CST.  Entries will be verified.  Winner will be notified via email (consider adding to your safe list) – winner will have 48 hours to respond and claim prize or another winner will be selected.

Good Luck!

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Artisan Scents Lavender Bath Gift Set Review Reduce Stress and more!

I love going to the spa.  Unfortunately, my bank account and schedule do not allow for that in cost or time.  So I started looking for ways to bring spa experiences home to find a better way to relax at home and reduce my stress level.  My favorite way is by soaking in the bathtub.  The trick to a good, relaxing soak that makes you feel good is to find quality bath products that make you feel luxurious, while in your own bathroom!  I received a Lavender Dead Sea Bath Set from Artisan Scents in exchange for my honest opinion.

What did I think?

What you use in your bath water can really make a difference to how you feel when you get out.  You can choose an uplifting scent, something relaxing or soothing or even something to help with illness!  When I am really in the mood to unwind and am looking forward to a restful night’s sleep, I turn to lavender.  Lavender has long been lauded for its stress relieving properties and this set from Artisan Scents will help you not only achieve relaxation, but healthier skin, too!

This beautifully wrapped gift set comes with three bath-enhancing products, as well as a sachet of lavender that is perfect for your dresser drawers, or to slip under your pillow for some added aromatherapy!  The three products you can expect are: the Dead Sea Mineral Salt, the Dead Sea Mineral Body Scrub, and the Dead Sea Mineral Mud Mask.  This set has quickly become one of my favorites – not only for stress relief, but for leaving my skin soft, silky and super moist!  The Dead Sea Mineral Salts are great for just a hot soak in the tub, they leave a light lavender fragrance on your skin that smells natural and wonderful.  The Dead Sea Mineral Scrub is a great way to exfoliate your skin and leave you feeling fresh and clean!

Artisan Scents bath products

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$50 to Matilda Jane Clothing for Kids Clothes Giveaway

Welcome to the Matilda Jane Clothing Giveaway!

Sponsored by: Matilda Jane Clothing

Hosted by: Savory Savings & Gloriously Green Gal

Co-hosted by: Joy Makin’ Mamas, The Parent Spot and
Cotton Ridge Homeschool


Matilda Jane Clothing makes beautiful and well-made clothing for little girls that is appropriate and comfortable.  Their goal is to help keep little girls youthful and prevent them from growing up too quickly by putting them into clothes that are better suited for an older tween or teen.  Their fun and whimsical style is what drew Krista from Savory Savings and Gloriously Green Gal in – in her review, she shared that the outfit from Matilda Jane held up well when washed, provided movement for playing and looked great, too!  If you would like to win a $50 gift card to Matilda Jane Clothing to buy an outfit for the little lady in your life (or perhaps something for yourself as they do offer some adult-wear, too!), enter with the Giveaway Tool below.  If you have won a Matilda Jane Clothing giveaway anytime from another blog in the last 12 months, you are not eligible to win this giveaway.  The giveaway will run from January 27, 2013 through February 10, 2014 at 11 PM CST.  Entries will be verified.  Winner will be notified via email (consider adding to your safe list) – winner will have 48 hours to respond and claim prize or another winner will be selected.

Good Luck!

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