Over the past few weeks, my family and I have been ill. We went from a cold, to strep, and now we are on the flu, and that is just in the month of December. I am constantly thirsty, but I don’t like using bottled water, but I needed something with a lid. The Glasstic BPA Free Glass Water Bottle has become my best friend.
The Glasstic bottle is all sorts of AWESOME! The bottle is BPA and toxin free plastic on the outside and on the lid, but inside, is a 16oz pure glass insert. The fine folks at Glasstic have even gone a step father in keeping you safe, by having the glass tested by a third party to make sure that it is completely safe and pure.
Another thing I like about the Glasstic bottle is the fact it is so easy to fill. The wide mouth make pouring water or juice in the bottle very easy with no spills.
The Glasstic lid features a lock and handle, so you can toss the bottle in your bag and go or carry it with you.
One of my favorite features of the Glastic bottle is the fact that I can completely disassemble it and then put it in the dishwasher. Making it very easy to clean, and I have no fear of spreading my germs to my other family members.
Glasstic also says that their bottles are shatterproof, but I didn’t test that feature, so I don’t know personally how well it works. However, Glasstic has come up with a really great video on their bottles.
If you are interested in purchasing a Glasstic water bottle for yourself, you can do so on their website. Each bottle cost about $22, but sometimes they run deals or specials, so you might find them a little lower.
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Winter can be hard on those with arthritis and other joint pain. Those who suffer from this know it’s not easy to be tied down to a bulky heating pack or a corded heating pad, or smelly creams that make you kind of smelly. For those that suffer from this kind of joint pain, I want to tell you about something I recently got to test out. It is the Bamboo Pro™ Self-Warming Knee Support from The Healing Tree.
The Bamboo Pro™ activates using the body’s own heat that can be felt, but does not get too hot. It gets warm using Bamboo Charcoal Technology. It also states that if you start to overheat, it will cause a cooling relief.
Here are some more benefits to using Bamboo Pro™
Achy Joints due to aging
Inflammation after workouts
I really love the Bamboo Pro™ because it gives people drug free choices for their pain relief. It provided the right amount of heat for my achy knee, and still allowed me to chase after a 3 year old. I also love that they come in three different sizes, so I could pick the support that fit me best.
There was only thing I do not like is the Knee Support that I received contains latex, and I have a mild latex allergy, so it made me a little itchy.
If you are interested in purchasing your very own Bamboo Pro™ product, you can do so on their website. The knee support like I got, runs about $20, but they also have support products for pretty much every joint.
You can also connect with The Healing Tree Store on the following social medias:
You can also enter to win a knee support in your size. All you have to do is fill out the form below and complete the entries. You are welcome to enter anytime between now and 1/09/15 at 11:59pm. Remember the more entries you complete the greater your chance is of winning.
When we are all focused on Christmas, we have to remember that Valentine’s Day is just right around the corner. So, I have a really great gift idea for your love. A very romantic “Always Kiss Me Goodnight” wall decal from Vinyl Disorder for over your bed.
The decals from Vinyl Disorder are really simple to apply and made really well. The number one rule though is to make sure you start with a clean wall.
Once your wall is nice and clean, pull off the stiff backing on the decal. The decal will look like everything is backwards; that is the sticky side that goes on the wall. Once it goes on the wall, here is what it looks like:
Once you get it on the wall, go back over each of the letters and design with something hard. Make sure every part of the letter is stuck or it will come off when you start to pull off the white paper. Once you make sure everything is down nice and tight, it’s time to pull off the white paper.
And you are done! Something so simple that will take less than 15 minutes to put up will make a ton of difference in your bedroom. Turning a once boring wall into a very interesting focal wall.
If you are interested in purchasing a wall decal from Vinyl Disorder, you can do so on their website. The decals can be customized, and made to fit your needs. If you don’t like the “Always Kiss Me Goodnight” quote, Vinyl Disorder has 100’s of designs, so odds are you will find one that you love!
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If you are like the rest of American parents, then you probably have a little “Frozen” fan in your home. Goose is a HUGE Elsa fan, but could leave Anna behind. There are times I get absolutely tired of the songs from “Frozen”, but Goose could keep going for hours and hours. That is why I am so happy that Baby Rockstar has come out with lullaby Renditions of “Frozen”. That way she can keep on listening to the songs, but it mixes them up a little bit.
Here is a little sample of the CD. I actually find the Lullaby Renditions really relaxing. My daughter likes to try and sing a long, but the tempo is a lot slower than the movie versions of the songs, so she tends to get really far ahead of the music. But I like how she can id the songs before I even say what they are.
This past year, I got a new iPhone 5c, and I realized for the first time how important it is to have a screen protector on that phone. And with a 3 year old, it became even more important because I needed protection from dirt, dust, and most importantly scratches.
The i2 Gear screen protector has quickly become one my favorites. With a toddler/preschooler in the house the anti-fingerprint feature is A-W-E-S-O-M-E!!! The anti-glare, I’ve not really had to use, but I could see how that would come in handy if you were using your phone outside a lot.
The screen protector was so easy to apply and it came with everything I needed. The kit contained a small microfiber cloth and the screen protector. I did use a stiff business card to help smooth out air the air bubbles. I took pictures of this whole process, but for some reason they didn’t save on my computer. But it was really really easy.
Overall, I really like the i2 Gear screen protectors, and I am currently using one on my phone, and I couldn’t be more happy with it.
If you would like to purchase some screen protectors from i2 Gear, you can find them on Amazon and Airbundle’s website. The current price (as of 12/11/14) is $5.49, which is not bad at all for a pack of three.
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.
This baking mat is makes making cookies and other homemade goodies so simple. There is no need to worry about oiling the pan or everything sticking. The 100% professional German grade, BPA free, FDA safe silicone makes it where everything just slides off when you are done cooking.
I love the BakeItFun mat because it is heat and cold resistant from -40°F to 450°F. That makes it freezer, microwave, and oven safe!!
Here are some other features and benefits of the BakeItFun mat:
• Reusable up to 2000 uses • Convenient Size: 16 ½” x 11″ fits a half-sized baking sheet • Professional 0.75mm thickness • Rulers help you measure food placement • Circles provides perfect cookies sizing • Save Money on parchment paper, cooking oils and sprays • Save the Planet by avoiding disposable baking supplies • Save Time by simply wipe with warm soapy water • Save Space With Easy Storage rolling up or laying flat • Cook with Your Kids and get them familiarized with healthier food
Overall, I really really like the BakeItFun baking mat. It has made baking so much easier, and it fits perfectly on my pans. I would definitely recommend this mat for anyone who bakes.
If you would like to purchase your very own BakeItFun Silicone Baking Mat, you can find them on Amazon. You can also connect with BakeItFun on the following social medias:
OK, I don’t know who wouldn’t like to get a beautiful piece of jewelry for Christmas. An Anastasia Ring would make anyone very very happy, and now, in this giveaway, you have the chance to try your hand a winning one in a size 8.
These rings are BEAUTIFUL! Check out the review and Giveaway by Joan’s 5 Star Reviews below.
Joan from Joan’s 5 Star Reviews is thrilled to share this awesome company and product with you! This time she received the Anastasia Ring to review and as always, she was not disappointed! The Diamond Nexus ring is so beautiful it is hard to put in words. Let’s just say Joan squealed with excitement when she opened her package!
My family and I love garlic. I mean really love it. But sometimes, you need more than just a press. Sometimes you need the whole clove of garlic in the recipe, and that is why I love the Alpha Grillers Garlic Press and Peeler set because it comes with both.
The press is really easy to use. You just put the whole clove of garlic on the press, push down, and out comes perfectly minced garlic. The peel stays in the press. To clean, just scrape out the peel and wash with soapy hot water.
As you can see in the image above with the peeler, peeling garlic is very easy too. And is great if you are making something that need whole or sliced cloves of garlic, like stock.
The only thing that bothered me is the fact that both are traditionally a “unitasker”. Meaning it can only be used for garlic pressing and/or peeling. So my husband and I set out to make it a multitasker. Here is our result!
We had a lot of fun making the chocolate sprinkles with the garlic press.
If you are interested in purchasing a garlic press and peeler from Alpha Grillers, you can find them on Amazon. The set will make an excellent gift for Christmas, so hurry and get your’s soon!
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Cold and flu season is now upon us, and there is now a way to provide your child (both big and little) immune support and nasal support in an easy to take dietary supplement that just so happens to also be a popsicle.
Each pre measured 1oz Soothie Sucker contains a nice blend of certified organic or wild-crafted herbal extracts, and vitamin A. The Soothie Suckers are great frozen if your little one has a scratchy throat or a stuffy nose. They can be tossed into a diaper bag or in a lunch bag and just taken like juice.
OK, now that you’ve seen my pro’s on Soothie Suckers, here are my con’s… The taste is a little odd. It says that it’s orange on the package, but I didn’t think it tasted like orange, nor was it really an orange color. It looked and tasted more like herbal tea.
Overall, the Soothie Suckers were pretty good, but I do believe they could improve on the flavor some to make it more appealing to the younger audience.
If you would like to purchase some Soothie Suckers, you can do so on on their website or on Amazon. They come in two flavors; grape and orange. They will also run you around $10 for a pack of 8.
If you are looking for a gift or stocking stuffer for a little diva or movie star in the family, maybe you should check out BanZ. They have a complete line of high fashion retro sunglasses made for kids. Any little kid would look like a fabulous VIP in these glasses.
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