Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Italdesign Gift Boxes Valigetta 180 gold


http://amzn.to/1P4RYzC


Make gift giving and wrapping easy this year. Using gift boxes make packaging gifts very easy. They are very versatile and can be used for many different holidays and events. 
I love wrapping but sometimes just being able to toss some cookies in a box for a teacher, or friend is easier than shopping to find the perfect gift.


What they say:
  • GREAT DESIGN: Distinctive design and colors, premium quality will make your present very special
  • EASY TO HANDLE: Easy and quick to fold so you save time and therefore money
  • PERFECT SIZE: The ideal size for smaller gifts
  • TOP QUALITY: Strong cardboard and stable finish, can be reused several times
  • ECO FRIENDLY: Environmentally friendly, easy to recycle, stack and store in a space-saving way


 

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Office Supplies


I got this packing tape for my personal needs around the office and I am glad I got such a big pack. This will last me a while and it is good tape. The dispenser cuts nicely and I don't have to struggle with trying to tape up a box.
  • PACKING TAPE with Highest Quality at The Best Price on AMAZON
  • PERFECT TAPE for Moving All-season Adhesive For Excellent Holding Power During Extreme Hot or Cold Temperatures
  • ULTA STICKY TAPE - Made With Highest Quality Materials Available
  • DISPENSER INCLUDED Easy Handle
  • LIFETIME No-Hassle Free Replacement Guarantee

Friday, October 9, 2015

Seafaring Flotation Wriststrap Review





I got this Seafaring floating wrist strap to review. I love it. 
My daughter likes taking her waterproof camera to the pool so this is going to be perfect. I made a video showing how it works so be sure to watch it.
The only thing I would suggest is making them available in bright colors for better visibility.

Monday, September 28, 2015

selpHbalance - 4.5-9 pH Test Strips review


What they say: 
Low Energy? Overweight? Poor Digestion? It could be your acid level

When your body's pH is out of whack it can contribute to a wealth of physical woes. In fact, some studies point to pH as a large factor in illnesses such as:
--Nerve and joint pain
--Arthritis
--Insomnia
--Body stiffness
--Diabetes
--Chronic pain and fatigue
In simple terms your pH is the measurement of your body's electrical balance which helps to regulate many normal bodily functions. If your pH is irregular it's difficult for enzymes in your body to function properly. And that can lead to tiredness, sluggishness, and even chronic illness. The fastest, most accurate way to stay on top of your pH is by using pH test strips.

Clean easy, accurate testing

Our selpHbalance - 4.5-9 pH Test Strips provide an easy, accurate way to monitor your pH levels in the privacy of your own home. Our practitioner grade test strips allow you to test either urine or saliva and never bleed like litmus or other testing papers. You can also test the pH levels of your pet and virtually any liquid such as:

✔ Food and drinking water
✔ Your urine and saliva
✔ Garden soil
✔ Your pool, hot tub, spa, ponds and aquariums
Guarantee

Our selpHbalance - 4.5-9 pH Test Strips are carefully tested, labeled, and accurately matched to our color chart for easy visible results. And we use only high quality materials and packaging with a long shelf life. If you're not 100% not satisfied with our strips, simply return them within 60 days for a full refund.

My thoughts:  
I feel as though these strips are accurate. I compared to my standard aquarium test strips and they are reading the same level. I think it is a good idea to keep up with the ph balance of aquarium water, as well as your own body's ph balance. I will continue to use these strips.

 

Monday, September 14, 2015

Brieftons Small Chopper Review





Here is what they say:
  • ✓ DESIGNED FOR A PERFECT CHOPPING / BLENDING JOB: Features sharp stainless steel blades for fast and even chopping/mincing, comfort soft grip lid, anti-skid base, easy pull cord, and a large handle ideal for easy leverage. Also comes with an extra mixer blade for effectively mixing/blending ingredients.
  • ✓ POWERFUL & VERSATILE: Powerful handheld herb, vegetable, food chopper / mixer / blender. Perfect for slicing and mixing vegetable/fruit salads, cutting various foods for baby, chopping nuts, herbs, veggies, pesto, hummus, salsa, guacamole, meat for meatloaf, ice, and more. It can be used equally well as a vegetable chopper, salad chopper, onion chopper, garlic chopper, herb chopper or as a general-purpose manual food chopper.
  • ✓ LARGE & SAFE TO USE: 4 Cup Capacity. Great for all kitchens, RVs, travel and camping. Made from BPA free, food safe plastic. Blades are all concealed during use for the utmost safety | EASY CLEANING: Blades, bowl and storage lid are top-rack dishwasher safe. Components come apart for easy cleaning.
  • ✓ HOW DOES IT HELP YOU? It's convenient to use, and makes vegetable preperation fun and easy. This hand food chopper takes the hard work out of chopping vegetables, fruits, nuts and herbs. It is the perfect onion chopper that doesn't make your eyes water. In just a few pulls, the patented blade mechanism begins to chop and blend your ingredients, with no electricity required. The included mixer blade can blend ingredients quickly ✓ BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: We are the trusted kitchen brand with thousands of happy customers. You get a full unconditional money back guarantee if you are not happy with your Brieftons food chopper.
  • ✓ SUPERIOR VALUE: Bundle includes the Brieftons Food Chopper (4-cup version), a printed manual, the exclusive Brieftons Spiral Slicer Recipe ebook, Brieftons Guide to Summer Salad Recipes ebook, and Brieftons Salsa Recipes ebook with great recipes you can make using your food chopper right away, plus outstanding Brieftons customer support, and more Brieftons ebooks on the way.

Brieftons Large Quick Pull Chopper Review





Here is what they say:
  • ✓ DESIGNED FOR A PERFECT CHOPPING / BLENDING JOB: Features sharp stainless steel blades for fast and even chopping/mincing, comfort soft grip lid, anti-skid base, easy pull cord, and a large handle ideal for easy leverage. Also comes with an extra mixer blade for effectively mixing/blending ingredients.
  • ✓ POWERFUL & VERSATILE: Powerful handheld herb, vegetable, food chopper / mixer / blender. Perfect for slicing and mixing vegetable/fruit salads, cutting various foods for baby, chopping nuts, herbs, veggies, pesto, hummus, salsa, guacamole, meat for meatloaf, ice, and more. It can be used equally well as a vegetable chopper, salad chopper, onion chopper, garlic chopper, herb chopper or as a general-purpose manual food chopper.
  • ✓ LARGE & SAFE TO USE: 4 Cup Capacity. Great for all kitchens, RVs, travel and camping. Made from BPA free, food safe plastic. Blades are all concealed during use for the utmost safety | EASY CLEANING: Blades, bowl and storage lid are top-rack dishwasher safe. Components come apart for easy cleaning.
  • ✓ HOW DOES IT HELP YOU? It's convenient to use, and makes vegetable preperation fun and easy. This hand food chopper takes the hard work out of chopping vegetables, fruits, nuts and herbs. It is the perfect onion chopper that doesn't make your eyes water. In just a few pulls, the patented blade mechanism begins to chop and blend your ingredients, with no electricity required. The included mixer blade can blend ingredients quickly ✓ BUY WITH CONFIDENCE: We are the trusted kitchen brand with thousands of happy customers. You get a full unconditional money back guarantee if you are not happy with your Brieftons food chopper.
  • ✓ SUPERIOR VALUE: Bundle includes the Brieftons Food Chopper (4-cup version), a printed manual, the exclusive Brieftons Spiral Slicer Recipe ebook, Brieftons Guide to Summer Salad Recipes ebook, and Brieftons Salsa Recipes ebook with great recipes you can make using your food chopper right away, plus outstanding Brieftons customer support, and more Brieftons ebooks on the way.

US Art Supply Canvas Review





Here is what they say: 
Wrapped Edges
Great for all types of media 
Acid-Free Panel Assortment Includes: 6-3"x5", 6-4"x6", 6-5"x7", 6-8"x10"

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Bark Control Pro Review




I am a little torn between using this bark control collar or just dealing with the barking.  I don't want to be  "mean" to my dog but I also don't like being kept up all night either.
I found this to be easy to operate and adjustable to not be so rough on the dog. It can give a gentle reminder or a "knock ya on your butt" reminder. The collar seems to be good quality and the clip is holding up well. 


Here is what they say:

  • PUT A STOP TO UNWANTED BARKING: The most effective automatic anti barking collar on the market corrects with "static pulse reminders" that are effective without being harmful.
  • BIG OR LITTLE DOGS WHO CARES! Adjustable strap and multiple correction settings from "timid" to "stubborn" will fit almost all dog sizes and temperaments
  • WATERPROOF, ON/OFF SWITCH & LONG BATTERY LIFE! The 3 BIGGEST complaints with automatic collars solved in the same product! Customers report battery life of 6-18 months
  • NOT SOME CHEAP KNOCKOFF! Designed & Engineered right here at home with microchip processors built and programmed in Washington
  • SO WHY US? 100% satisfaction guarantee isn't a catch phrase with us. We have built a reputation on Amazon (just check our seller rating) of making it right no matter what!

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

2-in-1 Nursing Cover and Carseat Canopy Review



   I wish I would have had one of these  2-in-1 Nursing Cover and Carseat Canopy when my babies were little bitty. I had to use a baby blanket and toss it over them. But that did not keep the wind from blowing it off. I still had to struggle with the cover being kicked off and pulled down onto them. This cover has Velcro straps to attach to the handle so it doesn't fall down onto the baby, and there is also a strap to slip over your head that allows the cover to drape the baby during nursing. It is made of a thick yet breathable fabric to keep light out of baby's eyes. I also like that is comes with a carry case so when you aren't nursing it can be stored if not needed for the carseat. I really like this cover and definitely recommend.

Here is what the company says:

The Key to Protect Your Baby In Public With Confidence!
• How often you have had to buy different products designed to perform only single function and carrying them altogether has caused you massive discomfort?
• Mom‘s Lab presents a unique never seen before, designed by us for you product, which is patented. From now on you will have 1 product designed to perform 2 functions. It is light, convenient and we can assure you that you will use it on a daily basis. It took us great time to design and test the product in order to gain best results and today we are happy to share it with our Mom‘s Lab world.
• Carseat Canopy and Breastfeeding Nursing Cover 2-in-1!
• We made a thorough research to find out what do mommy‘s need and what would really help them to feel comfortable. As the result we have created a product that would meet their demands.
• This product will help you in various ways not only physically but emotionally as well because precisely this product will not allow you to get into uncomfortable situations in the public places.
• It is designed to perform 2 different functions, moreover it will easily fit in your bag.

BREASTFEEDING NURSING COVER
• Do you find nursing outside your home stressful or embarrassing? You do not have to worry anymore!
• Nursing Cover will help you feed your baby without fear of awkwardness or causing any uncomfortable moments. Take it with you wherever you go and you will be able to discretely and easily feed your baby in shops, caf├ęs or parks!
• Boned plastic neckline gives you direct eye contact with your beloved baby, always letting him or her see your smile!
• Nursing Cover folds down to a tiny size and comes with a handy storage bag with some extra space for pacifiers, pads or tissues. You can also use it as a light blanket for your baby when outdoors.

CARSEAT CANOPY
• How often do you watch weather forecast worrying how to properly protect your baby?
Moms Lab Carseat Canopy will help you to protect your baby anywhere: inside and outside (shops, cafes, parks, cars with turned conditioners systems on).
• From now on you will be able to protect your baby from sunlight, wind, sleep irritating movement of surrounding people, bacteria in various facilities or field (e.g. doctors‘offices where common bacteria are spread).
• LAB Carseat canopy is a premium product made of easily washable 100% Cotton fabric and designed to be lightweight and breathable.
Stripes are integrated with silicone lane that protects stripes from sliding down. Position them at the level most comfortable for you and feel safe for your baby.
• Each angle of Carseat Cover has Velcro strips that you can attach to your Carseat and this way protect your baby from gusts of wind and possible exposure. All you have to do is attach stripe of Velcro to your Carseat and join it with the blanket.
• Cover is well designed to check upon your baby. Simply uncover bit of a blanket and the face of your precious will appear.

- MOM'S LAB Nursing Breastfeeding Cover and Carseat Canopy is a premium product made of easily washable 100% Cotton fabric and designed to be lightweight and breathable.
- Many breastfeeding and carseat canopies are concerned about exposing too much skin. We have designed this nursing cover exceptionally long and wide (75 x 110 cm) moreover we have chosen a fashionable polka dot pattern and deep colors that draw as less attention as possible. Our goal is to help you feel relaxed and enjoy every precious moment with your little angel :)

Space Saving Ideas

Hello, I am Antonia and I am a pinterest-aholic.
I am always browsing pinterest for great ideas and inspirationto make my small home more functional. When you have a small place you need to make every inch count.
I have put together a few of my favorite DIYs that I may be trying in the future.

This Old House Kitchen and Bath Problem Solvers | sneaking some extra function into that old kitchen: This Old House Kitchen and Bath Problem Solvers | sneaking some extra function into that old kitchen 
This is genius, but my pots don't have lids like that and that is my storage dilemma.

 Under the kitchen sink is the messiest place in my house - I like this idea better.  http://www.bystephanielynn.com/2012/04/30-diy-storage-solutions-to-keep.html?utm_source=feedburner_medium=feed_campaign=Feed%3A+UnderTheTableAndDreaming+%28Under+The+Table+and+Dreaming%29: Under the kitchen sink is the messiest place in my house - I like this idea better.  http://www.bystephanielynn.com/2012/04/30-diy-storage-solutions-to-keep.html?utm_source=feedburner_medium=feed_campaign=Feed%3A+UnderTheTableAndDreaming+%28Under+The+Table+and+Dreaming%29
 
 A simple solution to having to dig under the sink to find those hidden away supplies. Simply build some custom boxes, attach to full extension drawer slides at ovis which can be mounted inside the cabinet wall under the sink. 
Brilliant!


Do this over laundry/kitchen pass thru for storage PLUS use brackets that can hold a rod... permanent OR spring... then add a curtain to make a "door".  Use in Master Bath too.  AND in walk in closet for office and bedroom.: Do this over laundry/kitchen pass thru for storage PLUS use brackets that can hold a rod... permanent OR spring... then add a curtain to make a "door".  Use in Master Bath too.  AND in walk in closet for office and bedroom. 

I love this idea!!: I love this idea!!

Finally a good use for that awkward extra space in the laundry area that does nothing except collect lint...: Finally a good use for that awkward extra space in the laundry area that does nothing except collect lint...
 
 This are great ideas for using up every inch of space. Find those spots you wouldn't think about. Create a drawer, shelf, or make bins store some of the items that tend to take up valuable space.

I hope you find some of my ideas to be helpful!





Wednesday, August 26, 2015

School Band


 


My daughter was in 6th grade band last year. She did well but has moved on to other things this year. It is sort of bittersweet for me. I enjoyed her being in band, but the equipment and costs could be a little overwhelming. I am a lucky one though. We rented her trombone and case from the school which is good for us. The school on the other hand, not so much. 
I can only imagine the cost of keeping the programs, like band, running for a school system. The cost of instruments, books, stands, instrument cases, baton cases, batons, and who knows what else is involved. It is overwhelming I'm sure. Thanks to lots of caring people helping out, music programs are still active in some schools.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Silicone And Stainless Salad Tongs Review

Have you ever had a par of tongs that bend when you try and pick up they food? These Silicone And Stainless Salad tongs have not bent on me yet. I know they are supposed to be for salads since they have the gentle scoops, so as not to damage the delicate salad ingredients, but I used them for everything just to test out their durability. They held up! I hope to buy the entire line of products they offer!

Monday, August 24, 2015

Fancy Pedicure Foot File Giveaway

I recently reviewed the Fancy Pedicure Foot File and am now excited to offer a giveaway to my readers. All you have to do is comment on this post with your favorite "girls day" activity and I will choose the winner at random on 8-31-2015 at 9:00am CST. 
If you would like to go ahead and purchase the foot file for yourself you may do so HERE

Fancy Pedicure Foot File Review





 I love a good pedicure! I can never achieve soft feet at home though. I have really dry cracked heels and nothing works.
When I was offered the chance to review this Fancy Pedicure Foot File I was thrilled. It works great and it very gentle while still getting the job done. 

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Best Hearth Rugs

We recently remodeled our home and in the process I have found lots of websites with home decor. While looking over some things I came across this site with beautiful rugs. We recently switched to all wood floors in our home so I wasn't in need of a rug. If you do happen to be in the market for a pretty rug you can find some of the best hearth rugs here.


Wednesday, August 12, 2015

A"maze"ing Corn Mazes

I have few things I love more than springtime but one thing does not even occur in spring. That is the corn maze. I have had so much fun the last couple years going to our local favorite fall farm and getting lost in the corn maze.











 I have taken the liberty of sharing a few of my favorite mazes as seen from above.











Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Free Presonal Lubricant Giveaway

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 Sasmar is feeling generous! They are giving away over 100,000 tubes of their personal lubricant. 
All you have to do is:
Simply order, use the promo code 
LOVE88 (on tubes up to $10), 
pay the .99 shipping and the order will be on its way.
How easy is that! 
Now, go score some lube so you can SCORE big!
Don't forget to visit their Facebook page also.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Amazon Prime Free Trial

 Unless you live under a rock, and I'm sure you don't or you wouldn't be online, You have undoubtedly heard of Amazon. Were you aware though that Amazon has a program called Amazon Prime?  I have been a member enjoying all of the benefits for the last 6 mos. I am thrilled with it and thought I would let you guys in on the secret. It costs $99 for a full year membership, and with that you get access to prime music and  movies, free 2-day shipping on prime items, and much, much more. I highly recommend at least trying out the 30 day free trial. You have nothing to lose.

 Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial

Here is what they say about it:
FREE Two-Day ShippingWhen you want it, when you need it
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Unlimited Music Streaming
Over a million songs. Hundreds of playlists.
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