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Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Saturday, October 18, 2014

Review: Infuser Water Bottle with Locking Flip Top Lid by FlavFusion


Nothing is more refreshing than hydrating with infused water after an hour of exercise. I walk 4 miles, three times a week and I need to hydrate often during the walk, so I can keep going. Plain water is usually enough, but it's even better when I can taste a hint of fruit. Today, I am reviewing the Infuser Water Bottle with Locking Flip Top Lid by FlavFusion.







Product Description

-25 Ounce Fill Capacity
-Easy to use and Makes Delicious Natural Fruit Flavored Beverages!
-Made with FDA Food Grade Tritan Material
-Leak Proof Design -Removable Fruit Infuser
-BPA & Lead Free -Flip Top Locking Lid
-Finger and Thumb Grips -Fits Most Cup Holders
-Do Not Microwave -100% Satisfaction Guarantee
-Lifetime Warranty - We will replace any defective bottle. Just let us know and we'll have a new one out to you immediately.

My Thoughts

The infuser bottle has a nice look. It also has a few indentations on the body which makes it easier to grip and the bottle won't slip when you take a chug while walking. The lid opens easily as well with just a press of a button and the opening is large enough to place slices of fruits. I like that it has a separate "basket" for the fruits because some fruits gets mushy easily when submerged in water.



It also has a small loop at the top, making it easy for you to carry the bottle every where you go. You can simply hook it to your backpack, but in my case, I just hook it in my finger when brisk walking. The lid is pretty tight, too when closed, so you can be sure the water inside won't spill when you put it in your bag.

Recommendation

Overall, I had a wonderful experience with this infuser water bottle. It also makes me feel good that I'm drinking naturally infused water, instead of the store-bought that contains artificial sweeteners and preservatives. If you love sipping infused water, this is a great product to try.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the Infuser Water Bottle with Locking Flip Top Lid by FlavFusion through the Big Easy Brands website and on Amazon. The bottle is fairly priced at $14.77.

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, October 9, 2014

Cute Costumes for Halloween


Have you decided on what you will be for Halloween? If you want to get away from the norm -- witch, zombie, vampire, ghost, superheroes, princess and Frankenstein -- why not become cute and wear a Lolita Dress? The Lolita Fashion started in Japan and in case you're wondering why it's called Lolita, here's why. Lolita is such a cute name and it also refers to the child-like nature of some of the clothes. This fashion is not about looking sexy, but about looking cute, pretty and elegant.

If you look online, you'll find a wide array of beautiful Lolita dresses. Yup, from the cutest to the most bizarre! The first time I visited one shop, I was mesmerized with the pretty dresses. I am not a fan of these dresses, not because I don't like them, but because I don't think they are suitable for my age. My daughter though, loves them and she has decided to wear one this Halloween. She was torn between the Long Sleeves Ball Gown Black Gothic Victorian Dress



and the Red and Black Pleated Multi-layered Bowknot Ornament Collar Sleeveless Gothic Prom Dress,



but later on went for the Red Cotton Sweetheart Short Sleeve Classic Lolita Dress, a simplier, but still elegant dress.



Saturday, October 4, 2014

Review: Hyaluronic Acid Serum with Vitamin C by Morea Naturals


Hyaluronic acid they say, is the "The Fountain of Youth." It helps beat the signs of aging and it keeps skin soft and well-hydrated. If you ever wonder how a baby’s skin always looks so soft and dewy, that's because they are born with a high level of hyaluronic acid. It's what keeps their skin plump and silky smooth. This very high level of hyaluronic acid in the skin diminishes as we age, making our skin dry and lose elasticity. I'm glad to be given the opportunity to review Morea's Hyaluronic Acide with vitamin C.




Product Description

Hyaluronic acid is known for its proven ability to reverse the signs of aging. This silky smooth formula is loaded with antioxidants Vitamin C and Green Tea to promote collagen production and protect your skin from UV damage.

What makes this serum better than all the others?

• Instantly plump fine lines while reducing the appearance of wrinkles gradually
• Add intense moisture to dry skin
• Instant glowing complexion
• Improve appearance of dark under eye circles
• Safe for all skin types including sensitive skin

Our unique formula is so safe and effective it passed the rigorous standards to be sold at Whole Foods. If that doesn't impress you, how about the price? We charge the same as our competitors for a larger bottle!

• Paraben Free
• 72% Organic
• Cruelty Free
• Airless Pump Bottle Keeps Ingredients Potent

My Opinion

Morea's Hyaluronic Acid has no scent. This is a big plus for those who apply makeup because it won't mix with other scents. Unlike other Hyaluronic Acids, this one comes with a pump, so it's easier to use. One pump is enough to cover your face. Its consistency is like a gel but it applies like water. It's not sticky and it absorbs fast.




My skin is oily and I love that it doesn't leave a shiny look. I use it twice daily, right after cleansing and toning and it leaves my skin silky smooth and soft. I wake up the next day and my skin is still well hydrated. I've noticed that my dark circles have faded a bit and it's only been a few days. I'm positive that I will continue to enjoy the benefits of Hyaluronic Acid in the weeks to come.

Recommendation

Overall, I had a wonderful experience with this product. It's gentle on the skin and keeps it supple. If you are looking for a gel or cream to moisturize skin and beat the signs of aging, this is a great product to try.

Where to buy?

You can purchase the Hyaluronic Acid Serum with Vitamin C through Amazon. The serum is fairly priced at $14.99.

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.


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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Salcura Natural Skin Therapy Giveaway (ends Oct. 31)

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Did you know that October is Eczema Awareness Month? We want to get the word out and also let people know that Salcura Natural Skin Therapy can help soothe your skin irrations. Check out my review HERE. You can learn more about eczema awareness month HERE on The Coupon Chronicles and HERE on Pettie Pages. 

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Salcura Natural Skin Therapy has even more products to help soothe difficult-to-treat skin conditions. Besides eczema they have a section on their site to learn more about the conditions and what products may be able to help. Now for the giveaway Salcura Natural Skin Therapy is giving the winner a $100 gift certificate to their site. You will be able to get everything you need to take care of your family!

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Monday, September 29, 2014

$40 Wild Dill Giveaway (ends Oct. 13)

$40 WildDill Gift Card Giveaway

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September 29th 1AM CST - October 13th 11:59PM CST, US Only, 18+



WildDill.com is a lovely independent online shop that sells organic, eco-friendly and fair trade products for baby - and even a few lovely products for mom! To learn more about Wild Dill, visit their About Us page here!

If you love to help to environment and you've started using anything organic, this giveaway if for you. Join now for a chance to win cute things for your baby.

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*Sep 29 - Oct 11th, US 18+ Only, this giveaway is not associated with Facebook, Twitter, or any other social media. The winner will have 72 hours to respond by e-mail to claim their prize or a new winner will be chosen.

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Friday, September 26, 2014

Review: Eyebrow and Eyelash Brush Kit by Crave Naturals


I was very thrilled when Crave Naturals sent me an email inviting me to review one of their products, the Eyebrow and Eyelash Brush Kit.




Product Description


  • 4-IN-2 TOOLS: This set hardly takes up any real estate in your makeup bag yet you'll have four professional tools on hand to take your eyebrows and lashes to the next level! 
  • FRAME YOUR FACE LIKE A PRO: Strut your stuff sporting impeccably groomed eyebrows. These tools are sure to make your brows look natural yet exotic, without that unruly brow look. 
  • DE-CLUMP AND SEPARATE! There's no excuse for sticky clumps of lashes. The eyelash comb is the tool of choice for creating a defined professional lash look. Say goodbye to spider-like lashes. MAKE YOUR EYES LOOK BIGGER: They are the window to your soul, after all. Full, defined brows and long luscious lashes can enlarge your eyes and make you look stunning! 
  • LIFETIME GUARANTEE makes trying the Brow Kit risk free. We honor our no hassle lifetime guarantee, so if you are not satisfied, contact us and we will give you a full refund or a replacement.


My Opinion

I don't shave or pluck my eyebrows and they could get unruly sometimes. A good brush tames them and puts them to shape. Using it is a breeze. Just comb your eyebrows as usual when taming unruly hair. I tried using the brush to apply a tiny bit of gel so it will hold the shape. I used to do it using my finger, but the brush, shaping my brows was a breeze. The eyelash brush really worked at brushing off the excess mascara. I just gave it a few strokes and I had perfectly thick eyelashes.



I like that they are not fragile. The bristles of poor quality brushes tend to fall off when you use them. This one didn't. The bristles stayed intact and by the looks of it, it's going to last a long time. I also love the cute packaging. The pink and green canister is slim and would easily fit in your makeup bag or purse, making it easy for you to find it. I used to struggle finding my eyebrow brush because it's very slim and it settles in the deepest part of the makeup bag. With the canister, you won't have this problem.

Recommendation

This 4 In 1 kit Duo Makeup Brushes Set is a great tool to have especially if your eyebrows are thick and they are hard to tame. It's nicely packaged and would also make a great gift to friends and family. Although I received these tools for free, I will not hesitate to buy another set for my daughter. These are highly recommended.



Where to buy?

The Eyebrow and Eyelash Brush Kit by Crave Naturals is available on Amazon. If you click now, you can take advantage of the 25% discount. Just use the code QQMSRCOC.

I received a sample of this product free of charge for the purpose of this review. All opinions expressed here are 100% mine and was in no way influenced by anyone or the brand.


Thursday, September 25, 2014

Falling Star Giveaway (ends Oct. 5)




Drew DiPalma feels like he’s living a lie. He’s had it with his Hollywood persona, the high-maintenance women, and his sleazy agent.  To escape the madness, he flees to a tourist town he’d often visited as a child. He never expected to find love on that little island. Then he stumbles upon Lainey alone on the swing set of a deserted beach.

After a dozen internet dating disasters, Lainey Riccardo has given up on romance—until she meets a West Coast hunk who has no trouble winning her heart.  But Lainey only knows him as Drew, not the Oscar-nominated actor who’s constantly scandalized in the tabloids. When she learns the truth, will the small town Jersey girl be able to accept Drew’s fast-paced life? Or will the truth drive her away forever?

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Special thanks to the amazing cover designer, Laura from Book Fabulous Designs and cover models Andrew DiPalma and Natalie Hanley




Laura “Luna” DeLuca lives at the beautiful Jersey shore with her husband and four children.  In addition to writing fiction, Laura is also the editor of a popular review blog called New Age Mama.  Her works include romantic thrillers, paranormal fiction, contemporary romance, and young adult.
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The Giveaway

Author Laura DeLuca has put together a selection of prizes that go along with the story which is set in her hometown of Wildwood, NJ. Prize pack includes incense gift set, crystals,  Wildwood, NJ Mug, Wildwood, NJ statue, coral anklet, jeweled candle, and $10 Amazon GC.







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