Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Centrum® Flavor Burst® Multivitamin Chews

Disclosure : We have received product(s) or services mentioned in the post featured for free in the trade that I would share it with you in a open and honest review.  Our family  recommends products or services we have used and reviewed personally and these are our own opinions/results during our review and may differ from your own opinions or experiences. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. This post was part of a Smiley360 product review. We recieved one full sample blottle for our review. all opinions are our own.hanks.

If you are a busy Mom like me and also hate pills in general, 
 Centrum® Flavor Burst® Multivitamin Chews are an easy and 
tasty way to get your daily multivitamins. 
This adult multivitamin supplement 
has a gummy chew-able inside vitamin core to contain 
healthy B vitamins for energy and vitality and
Vitamins C & E to help support your immune system. 

I have been taking these vitamins for two weeks now 
and don't mind the flavor or consistency at all. I am glad
to be doing my health good and adding those extra 
nutrients to my daily diet. My husband thought they were
a little odd but also doesn't mind them. My only concern 
is they truly look like gumballs and candy, my older kids
have comment on just that many times. Although we keep
them high up in an unreachable spot in the kitchen 
I can see them being an issue in that way, in a household
where it wasn't seen as much of a concern. I have always
found it odd when vitamins are made to be more candy 
or fruit snack looking for that reason. As long as properly 
taken care of I think the fun colors and yummy looking
aspect of them can be great. In general I am happy
 with the flavor and ease of taking a daily vitamin.

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Monday, January 6, 2014

My Herbal Essences Naked Collection Experience

Disclosure : We have received product(s) or services mentioned in the post featured for free in the trade that I would share it with you in a open and honest review.  Our family  recommends products or services we have used and reviewed personally and these are our own opinions/results during our review and may differ from your own opinions or experiences. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising." The Walmart gift card  and following information was provided by Herbal Essences and Coyne PR in order to purchase our own kit for review. All opinions are my own. Thanks! 

Herbal Essences Hair Care

 I am loving the Herbal Essences Naked Collection! 
No joke, its been fabulous! 


For years I used expensive top of the line Salon products
that I absolutely loved...but they come with one thing I 
couldn't keep up with having a large family. The price! 
I have since purchased a variety of hair products and 
haven't ever been consistent because there hasn't been 
one I have fallen in love with completely but one we tend 
to get more often is Herbal Essences brand so I was 
super excited when the offer arose to try out the new
Naked Collection. I have heard so much talk about 
dry shampoos but have yet to venture out and grab
a bottle to try out for myself. I tested out the Naked 
Volume Dry Shampoo and can I just tell you how excited 
I am to have an option camping and on the go where
 I can give my do a refreshing boost and my hair can still 
look and feel more clean even when I can't take the time 
or have to miss a regular wash due to camping or traveling.

I was really amazed how much it does to your hair. I 
though no way it was going to make my hair look and 
feel less oily..but wow, this stuff is pretty neat! The dry 
shampoo has a natural tapioca formula that absorbs
excess oil and somehow transforms your unwashed 
hair into a much fresher state. Awesome! A quick spray 
onto your scalp, massage into your roots, brush and 
your ready to style and go! 

I have also really enjoyed the shampoo and conditioner. 
I normally have VERY thick hair so volume has never
really been a problem and its not a specific product
enhancement I would have normally bought for that
reason. Needless to say my psoriasis has done a 
number on my hair thickness the last 2-4 years and
my super thick hair has really lost alot of its filler and
no longer has the full volume it once did. It still is alot
fuller and thicker than alot of peoples but to me its been 
a huge change so I was excited to see if it would help
get my volume back I was missing. So far it has 
actually made a difference! The Naked Volume
Shampoo and Conditioner restores your hairs natural 
body because it has no extra heavy residues, dyes and 
parabens that weigh down your style. After my first 
wash I could tell right away the volume difference as 
I blow dried my hair. Because it has zero heavy residue
it really does give your hair a clean luscious bounce 
as they claim. The conditioner is great to leave my 
hair feeling soft and silky unlike the kind I had currently
in my shower. I hate when you expect a conditioner to
give you that clean soft feel and it leaves you with
a rough tangled mess! I was excited this conditioner
kept up to my expectations. 

The last product I tested out was their Naked Volumizing 
souffle. I decided to mousse up my recently washed tresses
into my natural wavy style my husband loves and see if it 
added volume and fullness and it seemed to do pretty good. 
The grapefruit/minty smell wasn't too bad either. 
It must have made more difference that I even noticed 
because for some reason I got alot more complements on
my hair that day then I ever do! 

Over all I really like this kit and will definitely
 purchase it again in the future, these are my own 
personal opinions on the products. Your view
may differ and your experience my vary as well. 
After all everyone is unique and we all have different
hair textures, conditions and such. I for one was
happy with the outcome I experienced. 

**Hopefully video to come :) I uploaded it but the code isn't working. 
Hope to get that fixed soon. 
You can purchase a
Herbal Essences Naked Collection Volume Kit

Airborne Immune Support Supplements Review

Disclosure : We have received product(s) or services mentioned in the post featured for free in the trade that I would share it with you in a open and honest review.  Our family  recommends products or services we have used and reviewed personally and these are our own opinions/results during our review and may differ from your own opinions or experiences. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising. We were compensated with a free sample from Smiley360 and have been truthful in my statements of my actual experience with said product.


I hate taking pills so when I run across products that can help support my Immune 
System that are as easy as being like a kid again, I am all for it! Who can turn 
down gummies that are good tasting and help support your immune system in 
a good way? Winter surely has brought along illness to our home and I feel I 
need the extra immune support as I take care if myself and my family when 
those unwanted illnesses come to the surface. Made with flavors I can taste and not 
cringe at, it helps to take these supplements with ease. 

Airborne Immune Support Supplement is your blast of Vitamin C plus 9 vitamins, 
minerals and Herbs full of assorted fruit flavor to support your immune systems fight
to keep you feeling your best. Any additional support for my immune system is great to 
me! The bottle of half moon shape gummies I received for review are easy to eat and 
give you more of that unique blend of vitamins you could use anytime. 

If you are looking for a good vitamin to support your immune system, give 
Airborne Immune Support Supplements a try!

Like Airborn on Facebook and Follow @TheAirborneGuy on Twitter for
great offers and immune support tips! 


  • Airborne does not reduce the risk of or prevent colds, sickness or infection
  • It does not protect against or help fight germs during cold & flu season
  • It does not reduce the severity of colds
  • It does not protect against colds, sickness, or infection in crowded places like airplanes, offices, or schools
  • It does not prevent, treat, cure or mitigate diseases or allergies
  •  *Has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat or prevent any disease.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013

SportsKid of the Year Award

Disclosure : We have received product(s) or services mentioned in the post featured for free in the trade that I would share it with you in a open and honest review.  Our family  recommends products or services we have used and reviewed personally and these are our own opinions/results during our review and may differ from your own opinions or experiences. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising." We have received copies 
of Sports Illustrated Kids in the past for sharing information. No product received for sharing this information. Enjoy!   

Each year, Sports Illustrated Kids does a great job paying it forward
by recognizing children who are ages 7-15 who have stood out 
and shown phenomenal sportsmanship through their achievement in their
school, their own communities and with sports with its super cool

SportsKid of the Year award.  


The winner of the SportsKid of the Year this year goes to 

Jack Wellman of Newtown, Connecticut 
childsplaypr.com passed along this great story and information 
for us to share with you! 


JACK WELLMAN is the 2013 SportsKid of the Year

Like most kids, Jack Wellman loves sports. Until last year, he wrestled and played football and lacrosse. But then a bad injury sidelined him. Instead of sitting out, Jack decided he wanted to stay involved and give back by coaching. Even though he was just 13, he became a valuable mentor to a group of young wrestlers.

Jack's leadership, kindness, and spirit were exactly what his community of Newtown, Connecticut, needed when it suffered a terrible tragedy last winter. It inspired Jack to be as active as ever. He found ways to help his town heal through sports and beyond. Jack's big heart and determination to help his community are why he is the 2013 Sports Illustrated Kids SportsKid of the Year.


Read the rest of Jack's story here!

Subscribe to SI Kids here: http://www.sikids.com/sportskid2013
Click here to watch a video of his journey!
Click here for MORE SIKIDS.
 
Also, if you’re looking for a last-minute holiday gifting item, SI Kids is running a special promotion. When you purchase an entire year of SI Kids in print and on tablet for $19.95, you can send a second gift of 12 issues (1 year) for only $5!Click here (www.sikids.com/gift) to find this exclusive deal. 


Sunday, December 15, 2013

Pittsun-Tsun: The Sounds of a Rainy Day - Kumon Publishing - First E-Book

A well-known publisher of children’s educational workbooks, Kumon Publishing, is usually your traditional paper/pencil publisher, but decided to join the fun and create their first  first e-book: 
 Pittsun-Tsun: The Sounds of a Rainy Day.
   
If you have an iPad and a child between the ages of 2-6 this is a fun e-book to download for them! The fun sounds of rain and watching them jump in the puddles seemed to grab my little guys attention now and then and he liked to watch the little children with their umbrellas twirl. 
They can activate more movement and re-pay parts with a simple touch of his finger. The colors are white and gray with sudden pops of bright bold colors which grab your attention and make it fun as well. My little man has spent quite a bit time this last spring enjoying the rain drops like I think every child should and could relate to playing in the puddles of water. One day he jumped right in and the smile on his face was priceless! The book brought back those memories as he started talking about how he was in the rain too and how he got wet in the puddles. I love watching the Joy of a toddler experiencing the discoveries in life! 
This is a super cute book to start off their e-books. I don't purchase many, but It seems average on price, yet shorter than most we have ever purchased and think it could include more. I do think now days alot of e-books for children are so busy and such that it was a bit low key for what he is use to, but I think its a good thing and still thought it was super cute and my older children even enjoy it. 
Here is a little they sent me telling about
Pittsun-Tsun: The Sounds of a Rainy Day
 "Pittsun-tsun, pittsun-tsun..." When the children hear the drizzle begin, they grab their rain boots and umbrellas for some rainy day fun! Join them in this playfully illustrated, whimsical outing. Children and adults alike will delight in reading aloud the different sounds of the rain while animated umbrellas twirl, mischievous children jump in puddles, and muddy madness ensues.
The enhanced e-book edition of Pittsun-Tsun: The Sounds of a Rainy Day is designed for the iPad and features narration, animation, and interactivity. Children can choose to hear the story read aloud, or read it for themselves. Animations replay with a simple tap. 
Pittsun-Tsun: The Sounds of a Rainy Day retails for $7.99 US and is available for purchase in iTunes.
Learn more about Kumon Books and follow their social networking sites here:
Friday, December 13, 2013

Herbal Essences Naked Collection Volume Kit and Giveaway

Disclosure : We have received product(s) or services mentioned in the post featured for free in the trade that I would share it with you in a open and honest review.  Our family  recommends products or services we have used and reviewed personally and these are our own opinions/results during our review and may differ from your own opinions or experiences. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising." The Walmart gift card  and following information was provided by Herbal Essences and Coyne PR in order to purchase our own kit for review. All opinions are my own. Thanks! 

Herbal Essences Hair Care
Were excited to feature the new Herbal Essences Naked Collection Volume Kit.
Please watch this quick clip to see how easy it is to purchase it online and a chance 
to win a $50 Walmart Gift Card to order your own! 



Thanks for taking the time to watch our video and discover just how easy it is 
to purchase your own Naked Volume Kit. Here are a few more details and a quick
review of what we covered about the about the Herbal Essences Naked Collection.
You can purchase your 
Herbal Essences Naked Collection Volume Kit
Herbal Essences Naked Hair Care Set, 4 pc
Naked Volume Shampoo and Conditioner
- Restores hair’s natural body.
- Made with zero heavy residues, dyes, and parabens.
- Light weight shampoo provides a clean luscious bounce.
- Conditioner keeps hair detangled, nourished, and maintains full volume.
Naked Volume Dry Shampoo
- Great for days when you don’t have time to wash your hair.
- Refreshes your look for lightweight, clean hair — even on days when you don’t wash.
- The natural tapioca formula absorbs excess oil and transforms lifeless, oily hair into fresh hair.
- Delights senses with the crisp essence of citrus and mint.
- How to use: Gently spray on and work into roots, brush out as desired.
Naked Volumizing Souffle
- Weightless, volumizing styler gives you a lift for fullness that lasts.
- Delights the senses with a boost of grapefruit and mint.
- How to use: Gently work mousse through wet hair for volume.

Giveaway open to U.S. Residents 18+ years of age. Winner will be selected via random.org
and notified by e-mail. Giveaway will end on 1/1/2014


UPDATE: Random.org Winner was comment #2
..watch for an e-mail Kim! Congrats!
Monday, December 9, 2013

Pompeian Olive Oil

Disclosure : We have received product(s) or services mentioned in the post featured for free in the trade that I would share it with you in a open and honest review.  Our family  recommends products or services we have used and reviewed personally and these are our own opinions/results during our review and may differ from your own opinions or experiences. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising." "I will receive this product for free from Smiley360 in exchange for my honest review. You can join Smiley360 here!"



Have you ever heard of a cooking oil that comes from 
grapes? I haven't until I was contacted by Smile360 to 
review a product from Pompeian. I love the vinegar's 
and olive oils that I have used from Pompeian and they
are always stocked in my kitchen pantry so I am excited to 
try their new cooking spray made with delicate wine 
grapes, I have no doubt it will be just as fabulous. My 
package has yet to arrive and I haven't seen it in my 
local grocery store recently when I have looked and need
to make a trip to town and pick some up. For now I wanted
to just share it with you and get some information out so 
you can try it out yourself as well if you wish. With all the holiday
cooking I know I tend do go through alot more cooking spray 
than normal and I love this all natural option. Here is a little that
was shared with me about this product: 

"Pompeian 100% Grapeseed Oil All-Natural Cooking Spray has a light flavor created by delicate wine grapes that reduce the absorption so food preserves its natural flavor. It has a high smoke point for stir-frying, grilling and baking and  is imported from France!" 

"Pompeian Grapeseed Oil is a rich source of Vitamin E and antioxidants available in a new innovative, eco-friendly cooking spray can. Unlike some sprays, it contains no propellants because of the newly designed pouch system that also protects the oil from damaging light!" 

I am excited to give their cooking spray a try for sure, it sounds 
fabulous! What do you think? If you get the chance to pick it up
at your local supermarket and try it, let me know! Here is a $1.00 Off coupon to use on any Pompeian Oil as well! In the meantime take this survey about what you already have read or know about this product for a chance to win a $200 Gift Card!

Our visit to Burg Pediatric Dentistry

Disclosure : We  received  services mentioned in the post featured for free in the trade that I would share it with you in a open and honest review. Our family only recommends products or services we have used and reviewed personally and these are our own opinions/results during our review and may differ from your own opinions or experiences. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."
I can not say enough about how awesome our visit to Burg Pediatric Dentistry 
was, their staff is absolutely amazing with the lengths they go to make your visit great!

A toddlers first visit to the dentist can be scary and make them nervous or uncomfortable 
in a new place with unfamiliar faces, sounds and surroundings. Burg does a wonderful 
job at making it a fun and exciting experience. I was so impressed with my sons first visit 
and how awesome their office and staff really were from the second we stepped foot in 
the door. 


When we arrived we were immediately greeted with friendly smiles and welcomed
by any staff members in sight, I checked in, signed a few papers and we walked
over to play in the kiddie area. I loved it was a large room and the entire office was
bright and uplifting. Seconds after I sat down we were greeted with another staff
member who brought in a large tote of silly animal hats for my son to pick from.
His "helper" would be wearing this hat during our visit. 
For their first time visit to Burg Pediatric Dentistry the children are also welcomed
with a personalized sign in their waiting room and given the chance to use their
code word found at www.burgpediatricdentistry.com to get their own "Molar Man" 
super hero cape to wear at their visit and take home. My little guy was loving it and
it made our visit extra special! He loved the mannequin in the waiting area had the
same shirt and cape as he did.
  
Just as he got back to the toys and movie the dental hygienist came in to get us. 
She knelt down to his level with a box of laminated slips of colored paper and
asked him to pick one to tell us what they were going to do on the way 
back to his dental chair. He picked "hop" so together they hopped to the back
(He more less watched and slowly walked most of the way, wondering what
she was doing. It was super cute!) I love the creative ways they involve the children
to make them feel comfortable and have fun too. 
I sat him on the dental chair and he looked around with both excitement and a bit of 
nervousness on his face. He immediately saw the cute stuffed horse on the tray and 
wanted to play with it. This was not just any horse, but a super cute pony with
teeth just like his and a toothbrush to help teach them how to brush. He held on 
to that pony the entire time and every time he seemed even a little bit nervous he 
would seem to focus on the pony and want to play with it and brush its teeth. 
          
One thing that really stood out to me was that even though they have millions
of dollars of expensive equipment and tools to work with they weren't against
letting him grab and touch things. They allowed him to be independent which is
something this child is all about. He can't stand to let others do things for him
all the time and we hear the phrase constant "I big boy, me do it!" and like 
many two year olds if he doesn't get the chance to help as much as he should
or do it all on his own it starts the crying and/or tantrums we all love so much. 
His dental hygienist was fabulous to connect with him, get down on his level 
when talking to him and asking him questions in a bubbly friendly voice. She 
let him hold, play with and try out each thing they were doing in order for him 
to not see it as a threat or something that could hurt him.  

Once the x-rays were done, his teeth were cleaned and we were waiting for 
our turn to see the dentist he was able to dig into the fun prize drawer and
pick out a toy for being such a brave super hero. He then found another toothed 
animal on tray next to us and loved brushing the teeth for the fish as well. 
         
For not being one to want any help and do everything on his own, he did so much
better than I ever expected. When it was time for the dentist to take a look at 
his teeth I thought for sure he would not lay down on the table and allow him to 
touch or get to close. He sure surprised me! The mounted TV on the ceilings 
playing a fun movie, definitely helped! 
I was excited to leave our appointment un-stressed from the way I 
thought my child would respond. To find he has great teeth and no cavities
and to have they type of experience that my son refused to leave and an office
I know he will have no troubles coming back too! Because we got right in
without any wait time he wasn't about to leave without a little fun in the play
area. We spent another 10-15 minutes just hanging out and letting him
enjoy his visit. 
 As I watch him run around my family room in his new super hero cape, I am 
again thankful to have been so lucky to have had the chance to visit their office
and get to know this great company. Without a doubt I would recommend Burg
Pediatric Dentistry and their staff. I look forward to creating many memories in the 
years to come as my son continues his dental history at Burg. Thank you Burg
and Blogportunity for everything! I have already recommended it to so many friends 
who have scheduled appointments and I can't wait to see what they think! If you live
in Utah and would like a visit with Burg, visit their website to see their locations 
(also listed on our previous post) and please tell them JaKell Meckley from
Smile A Day Giveaways sent you! 
Disclosure : We may have received product(s) or services mentioned in the posts featured for free in the trade that I would share it with you in a open and honest review. Our family only recommends products or services we have used and reviewed personally and these are our own opinions/results during our review and may differ from your own opinions or experiences. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."