Saturday, June 30, 2018

Castile Soap 4 winner GIVEAWAY

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Dates: June 29, 2018, at 9:00 am EST to July 15, 20187, at 11:59 pm EST

Prize: Four winners will receive a 32-ounce bottle of Quinn’s Unscented Pure Castile Organic Liquid Soap.

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VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. This giveaway is for four 32-ounce bottles of Quinn’s Unscented Pure Castile Organic Liquid Soap and will run through 7/15/2018 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. It is open to residents of the US ages 18+. You are not eligible if you have won a prize from the sponsor in the last 90 days. Winners are subject to eligibility verification and will have 24 hours to confirm before a new winner will be drawn. Anyone using fraudulent means to participate and/or win the giveaway will be disqualified. The winner will be responsible for any taxes or fees that result from the receipt and/or use of their prize.

Chances of winning depend on entries received. Remember the more entries you do the better your chances are to win! If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified. Winning entry will be verified.

Help those Scars Fade Away

 I would like to introduce a phenomenal new product that is all the rage with women, children and even men! Many people feel self-conscious about their scars during swimsuit season and the Fade Away Scar Management company offers two revolutionary products (with more to come) that truly fade away scars non-surgically with their silicon-based products. 

The Silicone Gel Scar Roller is clinically proven to fade and flatten scars, and the Surgery Silicone Sheeting Tape is clinically proven to improve the appearance of new or old raised, or discolored scars. Ladies, this is even a perfect product for C-section scars.
The Fade Away difference is that the Silicone Gel Scar Roller and Surgery Silicone Sheeting Tape were created by medical professionals with years of experience in the plastic surgery field (they actually own the largest plastic surgery practice in the Midwest) and guarantee actual results vs. products you may see on your late night infomercial.

I received complimentary product.


What Blooms from Dust By James Markert Review

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What Blooms from Dust A Novel
By James Markert

Just as Jeremiah Goodbye is set to meet his fate in the electric chair, a tornado tears down the prison walls, and he is given a second chance at life. With the flip of a coin, he decides to return to his home town of Nowhere, Oklahoma, to settle the score with his twin brother Josiah. But upon his escape, he enters a world he doesn’t recognize—one that has been overtaken by the Dust Bowl. And the gift he once relied on to guide him is as unrecognizable as the path back to Nowhere.

After one jolt in Old Sparky, Jeremiah sees things more clearly and begins to question the mysterious circumstances surrounding the murders he was accused of. On his journey home, he accidentally rescues a young boy who follows him the rest of the way, and the pair arrive at their destination where they are greeted by fearful townspeople. When the Black Sunday storm hits the very next day, the residents of Nowhere finally begin to let the past few years of hardship bury them under the weight of all that dust.

Unlikely heroes, Jeremiah and his new companion, Peter Cotton, try to protect the townspeople from themselves, but Jeremiah must face his nightmares and free himself from the guilt of flipping the coin on those men who died.

Filled with mystery and magic, What Blooms from Dust is the story of finding hope in the midst of darkness and discovering the beauty of unexpected kindness.

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review-  Not a good story, but it has a message of hope.  While it could have been sewn together better and had less drama, this may still impact readers enough to keep on with it until the end.  The author could have very well lived and took part in the story, as far as the characters and descriptions were presented, but it just lacked something and had a feel or two from other authors. 

July 6th is National Kissing Day

July 6th is National Kissing Day and Hard Candy’s NEW Plumping Serum is just what you need to prepare for any the kisses that come your way The volumizing lip gloss will keep your lips shiny, glossy, and plump all day.
Hard Candy’s Plumping Serum Volumizing Lip Gloss, $6

· Outrageously shiny, volumizing, hydrating lip gloss

· Formulated with Hard Candy’s exclusive Plumping Serum System

· Delivers hyaluronic acid to plump skin and quickly minimize the appearance of fine lines while fruit extracts add hydrating volume

· Can be worn alone or on top of your Hard Candy lipstick for more intense color

· Available in 24 shades

Hard Candy’s Plumping Serum Volumizing Lip Gloss is available at Walmart and Walmart.com.

I received complimentary product.



Crazy Compression Socks Review

Crazy Compression, the leading supplier and innovator of compression hosiery made in the USA, continues to redefine how people think about socks. Through decades of experience in hosiery manufacturing, Crazy Compression discovered a way to combine top-level true graduated compression with innovative knitting techniques to offer the highest quality, top-performing compression sock that also happens to be fashion forward.

Compression socks work to improve oxygen flow throughout the leg to boost circulation, reduce injury and promote recovery. They are perfect for athletes, healthcare professionals and anyone who needs extra support after standing all day or sitting for extended periods of time. Overall, compression socks offer an excellent way to give the legs the treatment they deserve. They provide graduated compression, which means that they are tightest around the feet and lower legs since these are usually the most affected areas when it comes to swelling. But not all compression is created equal.


In fact, Crazy Compression has been at the forefront of innovation in compression technology, creating a proprietary blend of materials for optimal performance. For instance, the company’s blended yarn technology provides compression runners with an ultra-smooth toe seam, as well as impact cushions located at the foot and heel for extra comfort. They also wick moisture, provide arch support and offer a heel tab to keep them in place.


In addition to providing functionality and comfort, part of Crazy Compression’s mission is to make the world a bit more colorful by offering dozens of styles to choose from such as Lots of Dots, The USA Collection and The State Collection. The company believes that the words ‘blah’, ‘beige’ and ‘boring’ should no longer be associated with compression socks and that anyone who wishes to benefit from compression can do so in a way that reflects their individual personalities, interests and even aspirations.


“At Crazy Compression, we’ve always been out-of-the boxers thinkers. Our goal from the beginning has been to change the way that people view compression socks by creating a product that unites function with fashion ... a top-of-the-line offering that helps all our customers perform at their peak, recover quickly and feel their best without sacrificing style. We offer true graduated compression that combines patterns, fun colors and the ability to customize 1 pair for a customer without compromising the performance attributes … all at a competitive price point,” said Nathan Banks, Founder of Crazy Compression.

The company offers a wide variety of unique styles on its website: www.crazycompression.com.

I received complimentary product.

Cassandra's Review-  I would like cotton material without the polyester, but that is just a preference.  The socks are creative and stylish.  They do provide complression and would be good for active lifestyles.  I do like that the seam is not bothersome.  They did not shrink in the wash or dryer. 

SWITCHDRIVER WORX DRILL DRIVER W/ 67 PC. KIT GIVEAWAY

20V SWITCHDRIVER WORX DRILL & DRIVER W/ 67 PC. KIT GIVEAWAY

2-Winners
Holiday Contest and Sweeps has had the honor of reviewing the WORX 20V 
SWITCHDRIVER WORX DRILL & DRIVER W/67 PC KIT and has been
grateful to provide two of these kits in a giveaway. Two lucky readers that reside
in the Continental United States and are 18+ years of age will be eligible to win
there very own kit from WORX.
 This giveaway is in no way associated, endorsed or affiliated with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or any other social media networking site.This giveaway will be valid in the Continental United States Only. Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway ends at 12:00 AM (EST) 7/30/18 a Rafflecopter giveaway   Holiday Contest and Sweeps received a sample of the product shown for review purposes, no other compensation was received.WORX will be responsible for the shipping and awarding of the prizes to the winners.

Ergo Chef 6 Piece Set with Myron Mixon Pitmaster Grill Tool Giveaway

6 Piece Set with Myron Mixon Pitmaster Grill Tool 4th of July Giveaway

2- Winners
Holiday Contest and Sweeps is pleased to have to the chance to review the 6pc Set Myron Mixon Pitmaster Grill Tool Set from Ergo Chef.

Ergo Chef is the Cutting Edge when it comes to Cutlery through the Continental United States. There will be two winner whom must reside in the Continental United States and be 18+ years of age. 
 The following giveaway is in no way affiliated, endorsed or associated with Twitter, Facebook or any other Social Media Networking Site. This giveaway will begin at 12:00 AM 2/1/2018 and come to a end at 12:00 am (EST) 7/30/18

a Rafflecopter giveaway Holiday Contest and Sweeps received a set of these knives for review and compensation purposes. Ergo Chef will be responsible for the awarding and shipping of the prize directly to the winner. Please allow Ergo Chef 2-3 weeks to deliver your prize pending no delay due to weather conditions.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

WORX 2x20, 40V 14" Lawn Mower Giveaway

WORX 2x20, 40V 14" LAWN MOWER WITH MULCHING CAPABILITIES AND INTELLICUT GIVEAWAY

Giveaway Sponsored By WORX 
Hosted By: Holiday Contest and Sweeps

One Lucky Winner who resides in the Continental United States and are 18+ years of age will win their very own Mower
This giveaway is in no way associated, endorsed or affiliated with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or any other social media networking site.This giveaway will be valid in the Continental United States Only. Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway ends at 12:00 AM (EST) 7/27/2018
 Holiday Contest and Sweeps received a sample of the product shown for review purposes, no other compensation was received.WORX will be responsible for the shipping and awarding of the prizes to the winners.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The “Going Green” Grant Contest

Thank you for your interest in the “Going Green” Grant sponsored by Dr. Usha Rajagopal.

Why The “Going Green” Grant Was Created?

It’s no surprise that our earth is suffering. However, what is surprising is that more people aren’t doing things to help preserve our earth for future generations. The purpose of this grant is to bring awareness to living a greener lifestyle while also providing one person with $1000 to help them live a greener lifestyle.
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How to Apply For the “Going Green” Grant?

To apply for this grant, Dr. Usha Rajagopal wants to hear how you would spend $1000 going green in the form of a 500-word essay. One applicant who provides a great idea will be selected to be rewarded with $1000 to bring their idea to life. NO PURCHASE IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE DOES NOT INCREASE THE CHANCES OF WINNING.

Eligibility: This Campaign is open only to those who are 18 years or older and a resident of The United States of America.

Campaign Period: Entries will be accepted online starting January 1st, 2018 on and ending November 1st, 2018. All online entries must be received by November 1st, 2018.

How to Enter: The Campaign must be entered by submitting an entry using the online form provided at http://www.usharajagopalgrant dot com. The entry must fulfill all Campaign requirements, as specified, to be eligible to be awarded.

 Entries that are incomplete or do not adhere to the rules or specifications may be disqualified at the sole discretion of Dr. Usha Rajagopal. You may enter only once. You must provide the information requested. You may not enter more times than indicated by using multiple email addresses, identities, or devices in an attempt to circumvent the rules. If You use fraudulent methods or otherwise attempt to circumvent the rules, your submission may be removed from eligibility at the sole discretion of Dr. Usha Rajagopal.

Prizes: The Winner(s) of the Campaign (the “Winner”) will receive a Grant, Value of $1,000.00.  The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by Dr. Usha Rajagopal.

No cash or other prize substitution shall be permitted except at Dr. Usha Rajagopal’s discretion. The prize is non transferable. Any and all prize-related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes, shall be the sole responsibility of Winner.

No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by Winner is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Dr. Usha Rajagopal to use Winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

The “Going Green” Grant

Who is Dr. Usha Rajagopal?  a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and the Medical Director of the San Francisco Plastic Surgery and Laser Center. For over 20 years, Dr. Rajagopal has utilized her unique perspective of female cosmetic surgery to educate and empower women. She specializes in cosmetic surgery of the face, breast and body, and her office is a premier center for cosmetic dermatology, medical skin care, and laser treatments.

This is a sponsored post.

Elizabeth Johns $25 Amazon GC or Paypal Cash Giveaway

Moon and Stars: A Traditional Regency Romance (Descendants Book 4) by [Johns, Elizabeth]
Moon and Stars by Elizabeth Johns

Lady Charlotte Stanton was officially on the shelf. Her first offer to be a chaperone had sealed her fate at the advanced age of eight-and-twenty. Yet, one magical evening a mysterious gentleman took pity on her and danced with her clandestinely under the stars. He refused to tell her who he was—other than unsuitable. It has ruined her peaceful existence as an aging spinster.

Sir David Douglas, known to many as Captain Deuce the infamous smuggler, regardless of having changed his ways and made his fortune away in the Indies. His past was destined to follow him forever. Despite helping bring down a high level smuggling ring, the King wants him to do more to earn his pardon. Reluctantly, he is forced back into the dark trade of smuggling once again.

As Sir David struggles to gain his freedom, Lady Charlotte tries to unravel his mystery and help him. But will she find her happily ever after or will she be caught up in the sins of his past?

Giveaway Details

Ends 7/15/18

Open only to those who can legally enter, receive and use money sent via Paypal or gift codes via Amazon.com. Winning Entry will be verified prior to prize being awarded. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parent enter for you. The winner will be chosen by rafflecopter and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Rafflecopter or any other entity unless otherwise specified. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. This giveaway was organized by Kathy from I Am A Reader and sponsored by the author. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.a Rafflecopter giveaway

Monday, June 25, 2018

Mrs. B, Substitute Grandma By Kathleen Beining Review

 In today’s fast-paced society, the simple things are often lost or forgotten. For children, this means an oversight in learning important lessons in friendship, respect and sharing. Kathleen Beining wants to return to these virtues as well as Christian values through the “Mrs. Bumbleberry Series.”
Mrs. B, Substitute Grandma by [Beining, Kathleen]
The “Mrs. Bumbleberry Series” carries messages that have been lost over time. Beining brings back these morals and values with through simple tales that are full of colorful illustrations.

“Mrs. Bumbleberry Series”
By Kathleen Beining

Available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble and Westbow Press

“My stories not only have a message but guidance on how to apply these lessons,” Beining said. “Mrs. Bumbleberry represents those strong Christian values, and how to live out those ideals in your everyday actions.”

“Mrs. Bumbleberry and the Ark” focuses on treating others with respect. Katy is worried about attending church summer camp and unsure that she will make new friends. Mrs. B reminds Katy that she can make friends if she treats them the way she would want to be treated. Luckily, Katy meets Andi. The two become best friends through learning about God’s great works with Mrs. B.

In “Mrs. B, Substitute Grandma” readers are introduced to Katy and Andi who are on a field trip to Appleton Farm, but first the children need an adult to accompany them. Mrs. B comes to the rescue and teaches the girls the value in sharing and working together.

About the author

Kathleen Beining grew up in Missouri and currently lives there with family and friends. She is a devout Christian and believes in the importance of sharing, caring and helping others. There are currently eight books in the “Mrs. Bumbleberry Series,” with more on the way!

“Most adults grew up with these messages, but somewhere along the line we forgot to pass these ideals down to our children,” Beining said. “It is time to return to these Christian values so kids may grow to be respectful and caring adults.”

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's review-  A full and clean children's story that shares values and a great learning experience.   It would be harder for younger readers to get through, but if you take the time to read it outloud the impact would be well rewarded.

Sunglass Warehouse Review .@sunglasswarehse #getoutthere

Sunglass Warehouse offers a variety of shades and frames that will be perfect for you.  Whether it's a pair for golfing or even a magnified frame to read a book better - their glasses don't disappoint. sunglasses warehouse spend less do more

You shouldn't have to choose between a new pair of shades and [enter your favorite pastime here]. With Sunglass Warehouse, you can have the best of both worlds.


I received complimentary product.

Cassandra's review-  I like to be able to order online and know that my glasses are going to arrive in perfect condition, with no scratches or broken frames.   There are SO many style and frame sizes to choose from that I think you will be able to find a pair of comfortable and stylish glasses at a price that is acceptable to your wallet. 

Shanna Hatfield $25 Amazon GC or Paypal Cash Giveaway

Rose by Shanna Hatfield
Rose (Beach Brides Book 9) by [Hatfield, Shanna, Brides, Beach]
FOUND: Old-fashioned letter in a bottle on the beach…

Now what’s he supposed to do with it?

Tanner Thomas has no interest in contacting the woman who wrote a heartfelt, hopelessly romantic letter his mother found in a bottle on the beach. So why won’t thoughts of her stop tormenting him? Desperate to get her out of his mind once and for all, he makes a surprise trip to meet her, completely unprepared to fall in love with a stranger he meets on the beach.

Giveaway Details

Ends 7/15/18

Open only to those who can legally enter, receive and use money sent via Paypal or gift codes via Amazon.com. Winning Entry will be verified prior to prize being awarded. No purchase necessary. You must be 18 or older to enter or have your parent enter for you. The winner will be chosen by rafflecopter and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter, Rafflecopter or any other entity unless otherwise specified. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. This giveaway was organized by Kathy from I Am A Reader and sponsored by the author. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

BenQ ScreenBar Lamp Giveaway

BenQ ScreenBar Lamp Giveaway

Welcome To The BenQ ScreenBar Lamp Giveaway!

Giveaway Dates: 6/25/18 12:00 AM EST and runs until 7/16/18 at 11:59 PM EST

Entrants must be 18 years old to enter and giveaway is open to US residents only. This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site. This giveaway is valid only in the United States. Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway will end at 11:59 PM (EST) on 07/16/2018. Winners are subject to eligibility verification and will have 48 hours to respond before new winners will be drawn. If you or someone in your household has won this prize in the past 180 days you are not eligible to win. 

If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

My Silly Little Gang did not receive any form of compensation for this giveaway. Winners are selected via the Giveaway Tools process. , The sponsor is responsible for shipping of the above prize. No blog associated with this contest are responsible for prize fulfillment. Winners have 48 hours to respond or another winner will be chosen. Thank You for stopping by! 

Perfect Shark Week Toys Giveaway

Perfect Shark Week Toys Giveaway

Welcome To The Perfect Shark Week Toys Giveaway from Goliath Games!

1 Winner receives all 3 games!

$97.00 RV

Sponsor: GOLIATH GAMES
Hosted by: Michigan Saving and More

This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site. You are not eligible if you have won a prize from this sponsor in the last 12 months. This Giveaway is valid in the United States Only and Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 7/27/18. The winner will have 48 hours to email their information back to las93063 at gmail dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contests are responsible for prize fulfillment.

 If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.
 
 

Friday, June 22, 2018

Jarlsberg Sizzling Summer Burger Contest

Join Celebrity Chef George Duran on a Quest for the Perfect Cheeseburger

Enter the Jarlsberg Sizzling Summer Burger Contest to Win Big

Contest Runs from July 2nd to August 27th
Jarlsberg® Cheese famous worldwide for its nutty, mild and sweet flavor launches a global recipe global contest starring two best friends: burgers and cheese. 

 Cheese fans and all foodies can enter the Jarlsberg Sizzling Summer Burger contest from July 2nd to August 27th at https://www.facebook.com/jarlsberg. Entrants will have the chance to win exclusive Jarlsberg® Grill Kits every week and the grand prize is a Big Green Egg Grill, so that winners can recreate their favorite Jarlsberg® burgers, just in time for Labor Day weekend!

The program also offers some great new burger ideas from Celebrity Chef George Duran.  Duran, the Venezuelan born American chef, is well known for hosting cooking programs on TLC and Food Network and his appearances on numerous TV shows. He has created four distinctly different Jarlsberg® burger recipes, including one vegetarian burger and one burger with grilled pineapple slices in place of burger buns.

Each of Chef Duran’s four burger recipes offer a summer story and their own film: The Marvelous Meltdown (Jarlsberg® Fondue Burger), Melted Maui Madness (Pineapple Bun Jarlsberg® Burger), The Viva La Quinoa (Quinoa and Red Lentil with Jarlsberg®), and The Brooklyn Bacon Bonanza (Bacon Burger Stuffed with Jarlsberg®). 

The burgers are placed in different settings, and the ambience is quintessentially New York: three of the four burger shorts are filmed in a Williamsburg brownstone, and the fourth on a rooftop in Queens with the Manhattan skyline as a backdrop.

I received complimentary product.

Enjoy these creative, fun summer BBQ recipes from Jarlsberg® and Chef George Duran. 

The Marvelous Melt-down – Fondue Burger                              

For the burgers:

1 tbsp. panko-style breadcrumbs

1 tbsp. heavy cream

1 1/2 lb minced beef

2 garlic cloves, minced

1 tbsp. salt

1/4 tbsp. black pepper

Butter

4 sesame burger buns

Lettuce

Chopped scallions

Red pepper flakes (optional)


For the Jarlsberg® fondue sauce:

2 tbsp. butter

2 tbsp flour

1 C. of whole milk

1 1/2 C. of grated Jarlsberg® cheese

Method:

1.      In a small bowl, mix the breadcrumbs and heavy cream until absorbed ( about 3 – 4 minutes)

2.      In a large bowl, mix the beef with the garlic and breadcrumb mixture until combined. Season with salt and pepper and form 4 large burgers. Make a large indentation in the middle of each burger and preheat your grill.

3.      In the meantime, make the Jarlsberg® cheese fondue sauce by melting the butter in a small saucepan and whisking in the flour. Whisk over a medium heat until browned. Slowly whisk in the milk and allow to thicken (about 3 – 4 minutes). Add the grated Jarlsberg® and whisk until smooth. Keep some cheese aside.

4.      Grill each burger as desired, spread butter inside the buns and toast lightly. Arrange lettuce on the bottom half of the bun, followed by the burger. Then pour fondue sauce on top of the burger. Add the other half of the bun and pour more fondue sauce over the top.

5.      Garnish with scallions and red pepper flakes.


Makes 4 burgers

Melted Maui Madness
                                                      
Ingredients:

1 1/2 lb. minced beef

1 tbsp. tomato paste

1 tbsp. teriyaki sauce

1 tbsp. kosher salt

Non-stick spray

4 thick pineapple rings

4 red bell pepper rings

4 slices Jarlsberg® cheese

Thinly-sliced red onions

8 slices of cooked bacon (optional)

Lettuce and tomato

Method:

1. Pre-heat your grill.

2. In a medium bowl, mix the beef with the tomato paste, teriyaki sauce and salt.

Form 4 equal-sized burger patties.

3. Spray the grill with non-stick spray and grill the pineapple rings evenly on both sides.

Set aside and grill the peppers and burgers as desired. Top the burgers with Jarlsberg® cheese and allow to melt slightly.

4. Assemble your burgers using the pineapple rings in place of a bun and top with the

burger, cheese, peppers, red onion slices, bacon, lettuce and tomato slices.

Makes 4 burgers

You can also make this recipe via sous vide cooking information found at this website.



Bath Time Fun with Edushape


Greek Archimedes discovered while taking a bath that an object’s volume could be measured by being submerged in water! Unable to contain his excitement, Archimedes leapt out of the bathtub yelling “Eureka, Eureka!” as he ran through the streets.

Today, Edushape, continues to celebrate Archimedes’ excitement and discovery with bath toys that promote learning and exploration because bath time is THE best time to discover and learn.

I received complimentary product.


Edushape Water Magic Cube
Edushape Water Magic Cube
Clearly fascinating, the artful cube has 6 different strainers. Fill it, rotate and pour, then see the water stream into unexpected shapes. Hands, eyes and minds are engaged and bath time is more fun, thanks to a little science magic.

Edushape Sensory Hoops


Set of 3 balls and floating hoop
Includes mesh storage bag
Water Sport Fun!

For bath and pool fun, includes floating multi-level Sensory Hoops plus three Original 2 ½” Sensory Balls specifically designed to be easily picked up by wet or soapy hands!

Cassandra's review- What seems like basic fun can make all the difference for a child with special needs.  I like that the hoops can be played in the living room as well as in the bath so that your little one can learn and explore the texture.  The magic cube is like a cup with holes in it, and little ones really enjoy the shower like experience.  As long your child does not try to dump it outside the bathtub, this can be a lot of fun.



NKJV Children's Outreach Bible Review

NKJV Children's Outreach Bible
By Tommy Nelson
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Our most-loved Children’s Outreach Bible includes full-color study helps with the trusted New King James translation to make Bible reading fun and accessible for kids!

This affordable Children’s Outreach Bible in the trustworthy New King James Version is a great value for anyone who wants to give children God’s Word. The fun and colorful cover is designed for boys and girls alike, and the interior features the full Old and New Testaments of the New King James Version, the translation loved and trusted by millions!

Also featured are 24 pages of kid-friendly full-color study help pages to help young children learn and grow in their faith journey. Pages include:

Why Should I Read the Bible?
Bible Verses to Know
Knowing Jesus Better
How Do I Pray?
How Can I Let God’s Love Shine Through Me?
How Do I Study the Bible?
The Names of God
and many more!
A special presentation page is perfect for personalizing!

Whether you’re giving a child his or her first Bible or rewarding a Sunday school class for a job well done, this economy Bible with great features is the perfect way to meet the needs of those around you!

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review-  The paperback cover is a little hard to keep from getting ripped if your little one is eager to learn and holds it wrong.  It is geared for a younger reader, but most children will still not be too sure of how to read it just because it is still a Bible and it does contain bigger words.  I think if your not a teen or going to read this to your child with the extra time to explain it, then this might be a little bit hard.  Obviously it is faith based and includes some of the greatest stories in times past. 

Let Them Wear Their Big Truck Giveaway

Let Them Wear Their Big Truck Giveaway

Welcome To The Let Them Wear Their Big Truck Giveaway from Shirts That Go!

1 Winner receives 1 towel and 3 t-shirts 

$100 RV

Sponsor: Shirts That Go
Hosted by: Michigan Saving and More

This giveaway is in no way endorsed, affiliated, or associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other Social Media Networking Site. You are not eligible if you have won a prize from this sponsor in the last 12 months. This Giveaway is valid in the United States Only and Entrants must be 18+ years of age to enter. This giveaway event will end at 11:59 PM (EST) 7/12/18. The winner will have 48 hours to email their information back to las93063 at gmail dot com or a new winner will be drawn, you may want to put this email address as safe as it could go to spam. The sponsors are each responsible for shipping of the above prizes. No blog associated with this contests are responsible for prize fulfillment. 
If you take an entry you must stay following for the entire contest or you will be disqualified.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

FilterSnap Delivers to your Door .@filtersnap


If you or your family sneeze and wheeze your way through spring, you probably have a whole routine to get relief at home: keep your windows closed, crank up the air conditioning, clean your ceiling and bathroom fans, and so on. But here’s a key defense that many people forget: change the air filters in your furnace. 
Filtersnap Filter Dude - Air Filters

Furnace filters trap airborne particles like pet dander, dust mites, pollen and mold spores to prevent the dirt from entering the furnace’s blower. As the particles build up, the filter gets clogged so these allergens stay in the air. Add that to outside offenders that are unleashed as plants begin to bloom, and you’ve got allergen overload. Result: misery.

Order Filters, Receive Filters, Replace Filters
So be sure to add filter changing to your spring to-do list – and to make it easy, use a service like Filter Snap that delivers filters to your door on any schedule you choose. Just tell the company your filter size (you’ll find it on your existing filter), and select the filter quality you’d like (basic, standard or ultimate) and the replacement schedule (1, 2, 3, 6 or 12 months). When the box shows up, you’ll know it’s time for a filter change. Your family – and your allergies – will love you for it.

I received complimentary product.

Cassandra's Review- The filter arrived in good condition and the exact size that I ordered.  It looked to be of good quality as well.  

Grown up Night Fun with Games Adults Play .@GamesAdultsPlay

The Following games are strictly for ages 18+
Games Adults Play


Having fun with the family is always a blast, but sometimes grown up want a night to play adult games.  Here are three games styled strictly for the 18+ crowd.

Tossed Salad
Tossed Salad Game


Tossed Salad is the fast-paced game of quick thinking and acting totally nasty. A useless vocabulary lesson – you’ll never use these words again (or will you?) It’s also probably going to be the reason your abs are hurting from laughing tomorrow! For 4 or more players.

Highlights:

Hilarious charades-like game will have your party guests in stitches.
It’s just plain offensive. But, hey, at least it’s recyclable. Enjoy!


Friend or Faux

It’s not how many friends we have, but how well we know them! Friend or Faux inspires players to get personal, share stories, recall memories and make you laugh until it hurts. Points are earned and unexpected connections are made through five rounds of increasingly revealing questions that players answer about each other. At times risqué and often surprising, Friend or Faux is a light-hearted way to enjoy some real-life interactions with new friends, old friends, and faux friends. For 2 or more players.

Highlights

Includes 250 question cards ranging from tame to OMG.
Easy to learn, hilarious to play.
Perfect for your next party!

Shit Happens
Shit Happens Card Game
Let’s face it – Shit Happens to all of us, right? So we’ve turned it into a game full of shitty situations that you’ll have to rank from bad, to awful, to WTF!

You’re going to read some really messed up stuff on these cards, and then rank them according to their shittiness. Is a 3rd degree sunburn BETTER or WORSE than seeing your father naked? Is it WORSE than dropping your phone in the toilet? Each player acquires cards by correctly estimating where it lands on our Misery Index. The first player to accumulate 10 cards wins the game. For 2 or more players.

The game includes:

200 Shit Happens Situation Cards
Instructions
Highlights:

Each unfortunate situation is ranked from 1-100 (100 being the absolute shittiest) using a “Misery Index”.
Perfect for parties – will have your guests rolling with laughter!

I received complimentary product.

Cassandra's review- All of the games above are geared for a dirty minds night out with friends that are also all adults.   Maybe a grown up party or something, but I hid them from my kids as they are vulgar in a good way that will bring laughs.  It is just a matter of preference and comfortability and of course the friends you have, that will make or break these games.  Obviously no one is going to explain the urban dictionary term of tossed salad to a minor so if you do go all in and purchase these be warned.   






Burnout Travel Mug Review

ThermAvant International — founded by C.W. LaPierre Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Bill Ma — recently released another breakthrough product on the portable beverage market.
Meet Burnout, the temperature-regulating travel mug guaranteed to quickly cool hot beverages such as coffee or tea to a drinkable zone of 140 degrees Fahrenheit within minutes and keep it there for hours — a quickness and longevity unmatched by competitors.

The key improvements for Burnout are faster cooling times, a new lid that limits residue buildup on the lip, and assembly of the mugs has moved from China to the U.S. But the biggest improvement is the lifetime guarantee and the individual serialization of each mug. which utilizes serial numbers unique to the mug to allow ThermAvant to track any burnout mug and provide the best service.

The name invokes exactly what the mug is intended to do — take the burn out of the user’s first sip. The Burnout mug utilizes Ma’s phase-change material (PCM) called HeatZorb, which is vacuum sealed between multiple layers of stainless steel. It is the same technology that is used in the LEXO further refined and perfected in the Burnout.

The material is charged at ThermAvant’s headquarters in Columbia, Mo., and is in a solid state in the mug. The heat of the beverage turns HeatZorb into a liquid, allowing it to absorb the extra heat and store it for release throughout the day, keeping the beverage warm for hours on end.

“We developed and refined the manufacturing system to charge the PCM and assemble Burnout in right here in Columbia, Mo.,” Ma said of ThermAvant International’s one-of-a-kind process. “With that technology, we charge our PCM. It took us about a year to develop the machine for the fabrication process.”

Click Here to read more about the mug and the engineer behind it. 

I received complimentary product.

Cassandra's  Review- Sleek and very nice design. I enjoy the thickness as it can be handled with ease.  The top functioning lid is great.  You can tell that it is crafted of good quality and it is not heavy, but at the same time provides a good amount of weight to gain sturdiness.  It can be rinsed out, but I would use a bottle brush as well for better cleaning as it is a longer more narrow hole. 

Delaney Cameron $25 Amazon GC or Paypal Cash Giveaway

Meant for Each Other (Tybee Island Book 1) by [Cameron, Delaney]

Meant for Each Other by Delaney Cameron

Kirsten is thrilled to return to the place where she spent so many summers as a child. Here she can forget the episode that nearly ruined her last year of college. Was it unreasonable to suppose that this far from the scene of her crime she would be safe from meeting the man who knew all about her worst moment?

After six months of nonstop traveling, Trey is happy to trade living on the road for the peace and quiet of Tybee Island. In such surroundings, he should be able to work undisturbed. These plans are interrupted by the appearance of a former student. Running into Kirsten is a disturbance of the worst kind: a reminder of an encounter he hasn’t been able to forget.

Author’s note: This is a revised and expanded version of a novella published years ago under a different title and pen name. It takes place before the events of Dream of Me.

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Made for Me by Zack Bush Review


Made for Me By Zack Bush

Book Description

Of all the children that ever could be,
You are the one made just for me.

From a child's first uttered "Da-da" to her first unsteady steps, nothing can adequately convey the joy and awe of watching the birth and growth of a new child. Filled with adorable illustrations and the refrain, "You are the one made just for me," Made for Me is a winning presentation of tender moments that tie a father and his new child together—forever.

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's Review- The perfect bedtime book for little one to enjoy.  I would read this outloud for  a wonderful bonding experience.  The rhyming words are soothing to a younger child and the illustrations bring out a few giggles. 



Good Idea Drinks Review

Good Idea® – the Swedish Sugar Buster notably known for helping a healthy person handle the sugar spike following a carb-rich meal has made its way to the NorCal region and is now securing placement at a growing number of retailers. The company GoodIdea Inc, originally from Sweden and now located in San Francisco is excited to have a growing footprint in a community that’s comprised of health conscientious people who are observant of what they eat and drink.

Most people would perceive Good Idea as just another flavored sparkling water, but the fact is that it is far from that. The “supplement facts” on the backside of the can reveal a proprietary blend of five amino acids and chromium, clinically proven to help the body handle the blood sugar spike following an ordinary meal rich in fast carbs. Good Idea is the result of years of research and development conducted by Good Idea Inc´s Swedish mother company Aventure AB and the Food for Health Science Centre at Lund University in southern Sweden.

“We´re on a mission to bring health to the table”, says GoodIdea Inc´s CEO Björn Öste. “Many of the meals we eat, like burgers, pizzas, fries and even sushi contain fast carbs that turn into sugar in the blood vessels. In the long run this puts a strain on the body, and adding soda makes the problem even worse. We see a trend coming, where people replace their sugary drinks with water, and adding the functionality of Good Idea, we are at the forefront.”

I received complimentary product.

Cassandra's Review-   While I can not give you any scientific or break down of ingredients or health and safety advice of this product, I can tell you that it taste good.  It is not geared for diabetics or anyone with a blood sugar problem, so it's like a normal drink for normal people.   I would not let my children drink it, but I am fairly certain there would be no need for them to want it either as it is probably not intended for younger ages anyway.   I would ask your doctor before trying this if you are unsure.  

Also you can take some time to find great eats to go with the Good Idea!

The Hundred Story Home By Kathy Izzard Review .@kathyizardclt

The Hundred Story Home: A Memoir of Finding Faith in Ourselves and Something Bigger

Kathy Izard was a graphic designer, wife, mother of four daughters, and volunteer at Charlotte’s Urban Ministry Center when an unlikely meeting with formerly homeless author Denver Moore changed the course of her life. Inspired by Denver’s challenge to do more than serve in this soup kitchen, Kathy quit her job to take on what seemed like an unimaginable task in her second half of life—to build housing for Charlotte’s homeless.

Woven together in this motivational story of a call to social action is Kathy’s personal journey to define the meaning of home and her own struggle with faith, family, and fulfillment. Reading this book will not only make you believe you can change the world, it will also end up changing you.

I received a complimentary copy.

Cassandra's review-  A story, a time and a challenge- not to get through without feeling a connection to the author.  The writing style is heartfelt and pure, with so much to offer as far as inspiration and take aways.  You could read a chapter quickly but then think about it for days.   I am so glad there are such good hearts in this world and that the author was able to open up and share her ups and downs in a way that is not boring or overly done.  To Kathy if you read this review, I need to say thank you for helping what society sometimes feels wasted and unloved people and reminding my spirit to be more humble.