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Oransi Robby Wash Ball – Review & Giveaway

There are days when I believe that the washer will never stop.  I call those days Mt. Saint Laundry days!  It is on those days when I was get aggravated at using a bottle of laundry soap so quickly.  And I have an HE Machine!!   So, when I given the chance to try the Oransi Robby Wash Ball, I totally jumped at it. The information said that 1 ball would wash all my clothes for a YEAR!  It runs around $33 on Amazon, so I am thinking, WOW, What a bargain.  If this works the way they say … [Read more...]

Tip: Homemade Stove Top Cleaner

Cleaners can be expensive and some are not good for your appliances depending on the kind you have.  On our glass top they recommend very few cleaners because of the damage that they can cause and the scratch potential.  So I went on the search for a very basic and easy homemade stove top cleaner.  I had used this recipe in the past but now I am using this recipe consistently.    Works well on stuck on stains as well without scratching your enamel off.  … [Read more...]

Ml-DEL Cookie – Review & Giveaway

Since 1947, MI-DEL has been satisfying the appetites of people like you who want snack products that are healthful, natural, and taste delicious. MI-DEL is a combination of old-fashioned recipes and new bakery methods that let us create better for you cookies that meet the latest health standards without giving up a yummy inch of taste.**MI-DEL is something that I was interested in trying and was surprised to see that my local City Market actually carried a flavor.  Well or so I thought … [Read more...]

Snack Taxi – Review and Giveaway – CLOSED

In today's economy, eating out everyday for lunch/dinner is too expensive! Even some of the days. So many people brown bag it, here is a way to add some character to your brown bags (and be green) reusable, bags from Snack Taxi! OK so you could use Tupperware, but not nearly as fun as this! Snack Taxi products are generally lined with nylon on the inside and colorfully designed cotton on the out. It can be machine wash or simply wipe clean with a cloth. Their products include … [Read more...]

Seventh Generation Free and Clear Diapers – Review and Giveaway – CLOSED

As a mother, I'm always trying to find ways to teach my children how to be good people.  Lately, we've really been focusing on how we can all work together to keep our Earth clean.  My son and I, in particular, have spent hours talking about recycling, reducing our trash, reusing what we can, and minimizing our energy usage, and he's really getting into it - which is great..... until he calls me out for parts of my life that aren't always as "green" as they could be.  Just … [Read more...]

Funky Monkey Freeze Dried Fruit Snacks Review & Giveaway

Looking for a healthy snack that is easy to take on the go?  Funky Monkey Snacks Freeze Dried Fruit Snacks is bringing convenience and great taste to snacks that can be served at home or on the go. Funky Monkey Snacks are whole slices of freeze dried fruit that has not sugar added and is all natural.  Have a nut allergy in your family?  Funky Monkey Snacks are Peanut/Tree nut free so there is no need to worry.  What do I love?  I love that every ounce of fruit contains three of our daily … [Read more...]

Scotch- Brite Bathroom Solutions Review & Giveaway – CLOSED

A well known and well trusted brand in the cleaning department is Scotch-Brite.  I know that I currently have several of their sponges sitting under my sink waiting to take the place of an old one.  They are good quality and have a variety of uses.  For some it's what they use to wipe their counters, clean bathrooms and showers, craft needs even and I have even been known to take one to my floor (darn crayons!).  The versatility of sponges and the ability to throw them in the … [Read more...]

Build a Dream Playhouses Review and Giveaway (Birthday Bash) – CLOSED

Build a Dream Playhouses is a company that makes super unique children's products which are eco-friendly and uber-cool.  When it comes to getting new toys to play with, my kids are pretty typical.  This means that 98% of the time, my children would rather play with the box the toy came in instead of the actual toy.  How many times have parents around the world uttered the words, "If I knew you liked playing with boxes that much I could have saved myself some time and just … [Read more...]

Eco-Friendly Dryer Balls – Review and Giveaway – CLOSED

Save money?! Who doesn't want to keep a little extra cash in their pocket! I like most people love a good deal and here is a money saving idea from the Willow Store. All natural Wool Dryer Balls! What?? That's what I said when I received these Eco friendly laundry balls. These are literally colorful balls of US wool that you toss directly into you dryer.I received a pack of 3 Wool Dryer Balls to try, which surprisingly are deep colors of red, blue and yellow. The instructions said toss 2-3 in … [Read more...]

Boba Carrier – Review

Once you move past having only one child it becomes a necessity to have some form of containment in public places.  Granted the grocery stores have a carts but what about the mall or taking a stroll through the park?  A double stroller is cumbersome and sometimes not always the most effect means of containment.  I know that while I love my double stroller I can't stand loading it and how much space it takes up.  Also when we are at the park Coulter wants to play not be stuck … [Read more...]

Rock Candy Life – Review & Giveaway – CLOSED

I live in a house that is old as I am, which isn't too bad....except for the fact that it was built by pot smokers and pretty much only built while they were high.  I really have 110 electricity in the grain bins outside of our house, those of you who know something about grain bins know this is not natural, which means that it was for their heat lamps.  Now that being said that means a lot of things are seriously wrong in our house like the master bedroom closet doors are not only … [Read more...]

POM Wonderful – Review

The pomegranate is a bit of a controversial fruit in my household.  On the one hand, we all love them.  I have watched my husband, son, and oldest daughter fight over who gets the last pomegranate more times than I can count (you would think that my husband would step in and stop the arguments, but sadly he's usually the instigator.)  On the other hand, pomegranates are not the easiest fruit to eat, and this momma gets mighty cranky when I find have chewed pomegranate seeds all … [Read more...]

TA-DA Bags – Review and Giveaway – CLOSED

  As a blog reviewer I see a lot of new products come through my door.  My mom once said it was like Christmas everyday and yet there are still some products that I wait by the mailbox in waiting for.  TA-DA Bags was one of those items.  Once I heard that I would be receiving a TA-DA tool bag I couldn't help but be excited and my expectations were far exceeded.  When I received my handmade tool-bag made from products made in the USA or Canada, mostly up-cycled … [Read more...]

Newman's Own Organics – Review and Giveaway – CLOSED

Have you heard of Newman's Own?  How about Newman's Own Organics?  While these companies may sound the same, and have the same two founders appearing together in the pictures, don't be fooled, Newman's Own Organics founded by Nell Newman and Peter Meehan is actually its own company.  This organization has always had its own unique way of doing things, and the way they sponsored this review was no exception.  Each of us girls at Giveaway Blogdom … [Read more...]

Newman’s Own Organics – Review and Giveaway – CLOSED

Have you heard of Newman's Own?  How about Newman's Own Organics?  While these companies may sound the same, and have the same two founders appearing together in the pictures, don't be fooled, Newman's Own Organics founded by Nell Newman and Peter Meehan is actually its own company.  This organization has always had its own unique way of doing things, and the way they sponsored this review was no exception.  Each of us girls at Giveaway Blogdom … [Read more...]