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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Dirt Stopper Chart Topper Sweepstakes & Giveaway

A product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.


Cleaning your home can seem like a daunting task, but with the help of some of your favorite songs, it doesn’t have to be! I absolutely LOVE listening to music while I clean - it is definitely a MUST!

Spot Shot Instant Carpet Stain Remover, 2000 Flushes Toilet Bowl Cleaner, X-14 Mildew Stain Remover and Carpet Fresh Odor Eliminator are launching the Dirt Stopper Chart Topper Facebook sweepstakes, designed to find out what people listen to when they clean. Whether it’s pop, county or classical, we want to know what get’s you in the mood to clean your home. Those who share their cleaning playlist through the sweepstakes will have a chance to win a grand prize that includes an iRobot Roomba vacuum, Bluetooth-enabled speakers, an iPod touch, cleaning supplies and more!


Two grandprizewinners will receive an iRobot Roomba Vacuum, iPod Touch, Jambox Bluetooth speakers, a one-year paid subscription to Spotify Premium, cleaning supplies and more!

Each week, five randomly-selected entrants will receive a smartphone arm band to hold a music player, providing hands-free listening while you get down and clean!

To enter the sweepstakes, share you your cleaning song playlist at facebook.com/stainfightingcommunity*. Enter once per day!

See Official Rules for details.

*Submitting a song playlist is not required to enter the sweepstakes.

Check out more about the products below: 

Spot Shot

Spot Shot Instant Carpet Stain Remover instantly eliminates the toughest carpet stains-even old stains. Spot Shot works great on pet stains, coffee, spaghetti sauce, grease and oil, marker, wine and more! Just spray on Spot Shot and blot the stain away. No need for rubbing or scrubbing.

2000 Flushes

Made with a unique formula, 2000 Flushes cleans and deodorizes with every flush, keeping your toilet fresh and clean and making your scrubbing easier. 2000 Flushes automatic toilet bowl cleaner continuously cleans toilet bowl water for up to 4 months.

X-14


X-14 Mildew Stain Remover removes mildew stains faster and more completely than leading competitors. It keeps mildew stains away for up to two weeks and X-14 does it all without scrubbing! From quick touch-ups to serious deep cleaning, you can always count on X-14.

Carpet Fresh


Freshen your home with Carpet Fresh Carpet & Room Odor Eliminator. Carpet Fresh attacks odors trapped in carpet fibers and leaves a lasting, pleasant scent throughout the room. If you have pets, you shouldn’t have to smell them when they're not around – Carpet Fresh also eliminates pet odors easily!

And enter below for a chance to win another great giveaway prize...but don't forget to also enter the sweepstakes!

Win It:  (1) Coupon for a Can of Spot Shot and 2000 Flushes as well as a $25 Walmart gift card. to a lucky winner!

Enter here for a chance to win:
(1) Can of Spot Shot AND 2000 Flushes 
PLUS A
$25 Walmart gift card

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Give the Gift of OneVanilla Gift Cards To Your Babysitter!

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With the long, hot days of summer in full swing and full of pool play dates, sticky Popsicle faces, summer camp carpools and grass stained knees; parents are constantly on the lookout for relief. A few hours to spend with catching up with friends, to grab dinner that does not consist of mac’n’cheese and hotdogs, to snag a cocktail with their hubby, or to just enjoy peace and quiet.

With two young children and one coming any day, I totally agree! A date with my husband, sisters or friends is always a welcome outing in my week! I always come back refreshed and rejuvenated to handle another day!



This is where the bribery begins; babysitting candidates, teens and young college kids, need a tradeoff to give up their precious summer nights. Some are swayed by the simple idea of having a little extra spending money in their pocket, others need to hear that the pantry is stocked and that extra money will be left for pizza, ice cream treats and movie rentals.


Prepaid cards like OneVanilla allow parents to leave $20-$500 for their babysitter but in a safer manner. OneVanilla is accepted anywhere Visa cards are and if the card is lost, it can be frozen and a new one with the funds on will be provided. Parents can also view exactly how many pizzas were ordered and check the balance of the card online or over the phone.

OneVanilla gift cards are great as payment methods or even as a way to pay for your date with family or friends! I love knowing I have one in my wallet! They are easy to use, easy to buy and fun to spend!

Buy It: You can purchase OneVanilla Gift Cards at many local retailers including Walgreens, CVS/pharmacy, 7Eleven and so much more!


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* Thank you to OneVanilla for their product for review! Disclosure - This product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.*

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

NEW BLACK+DECKER Handheld Vacuums

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There is just something extra exciting about getting a new powerful and well-working vacuum in the house! I seriously get so excited to open up and use a new vacuum and see how clean my floors can get!

The vacuums we are excited about in our house these days is the new BLACK+DECKER powerful cordless Lithium Ion handheld vacuums, specifically the 20V MAX Lithium Flex™ Vacs with Floor Heads and the 20V MAX Lithium Pivot™ Vac.

Lithium Ion battery technology has enhanced the performance of BLACK+DECKER's handheld vacuums. Other types of batteries fade and lose suction, making it difficult for homeowners to complete their cleaning task before running out of power. Instead, Lithium Ion batteries offer strong suction and fade-free power throughout their use giving homeowners the confidence that they can complete tasks quickly and conveniently.


The lightweight and compact 20V MAX Lithium Flex Vacs with Floor Head offers limitless versatility and is the ultimate in portable, multi-functional vacuuming. No longer just a simple hand-carried vacuum, the Flex Vacs provide easy clean-up high or low, in the house or car, and on any floor surface – wood, tile, carpet, rugs, etc. Choose between the new stick vac attachment for floors or use the four foot extendable hose for detail work and hard-to-reach areas.

Accessories include:
  • Stick vac attachment with swivel floor head
  • Rubberized pet hair brush attachment (20V only)
  • Flip-up dusting brush
  • Crevice tool
  • Charging base with tool and accessory storage
I absolutely love that this vacuum is lightweight, can reach high and low places, and is so easy to use! Plus, it can be used on so many different surfaces - not just carpet!

But the favorite in our house has got to be the: 

20V MAX Lithium Pivot Vac


The BLACK+DECKER's all-purpose 20V MAX Lithium Pivot Vac has strong and consistent suction provided by the 20V MAX Lithium Ion battery. The Pivot is not only powerful, but it's also compact and can be stored within easy reach to any mess. A distinctive pivoting nose feature enables easy cleaning for those hard to reach areas, such as under cupboards, above tall shelves, and in between couch cushions.

Accessories include:
  • Onboard crevice tool
  • Onboard brush
  • Charging base with tool storage
There are so many amazing features about this vacuum and I love how it is so portable and easy to use! Plus, it hangs on the wall or stands in a corner out of the way!


The 20V MAX Lithium Pivot Vac is serious power in a small package that’s great for the car, house, apartment, or anywhere in between. With a nozzle that pivots to any angle, this is a great option for any hard-to-reach area. We definitely put it to the test when my husband spilled his paper shredders scraps all over the floor!

The Mess - BEFORE
We put the Pivot Vac to the test and it definitely stood up to challenge and conquered it! It was easy to grab off the charger, flip open the vacuum and away went the mess! 

The Pivot Vac in ACTION

In no time, the paper scraps were gone!

ALL CLEAN!

Plus, it is super easy to empty out and clean!



You just push a button and the basket opens up!

So easy to use and so easy to clean! 

Can't get much better than that!

The new BLACK+DECKER vacs are great for the busy people with kids, pets, and limited space and I highly recommend!

Buy It: You can purchase the 20V MAX Lithium Flex Vac with Floor Head for $129.99 available at Amazon.com, HomeDepot.com, Lowes.com and WalMart.com.

You can purchase the 20V MAX Lithium Pivot Vac for $79.99 from Amazon.com, Lowes.com, WalMart.com, Sears.com, Target.com and Target stores.

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* Thank you to BLACK + DECKER for their product for review! Disclosure - This product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.*

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Postpartum Kit from HelloFlo

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I am officially three days overdue and waiting, waiting, waiting for this baby #3 to arrive! I know from my past births that you can prepare for the baby arriving but sometimes you forget to prepare for yourself AFTER the birth! I know with my first two, my husband was making many trips to the store when I needed items for myself!

But I feel much more prepared this time! I recently received a great Postpartum Kit from HelloFlo and I can't wait to use all the great items!


HelloFlo is a subscription service that delivers a customized care pack of all the feminine necessities at the right time every month. Their goal is simple: eliminate any surprises or emergency trips to the drugstore and provide a bit of cheer when it's most needed.

The Postpartum Kit for new mothers includes everything I will need after having a baby, including (but certainly not limited to) Dear Kate underwear, Bamboobies nursing pads, and SW Basics lip balm and lotion. Most of the items in the kit are made by women-owned businesses. Naama Bloom, Helloflo’s founder, has called it the package she wishes she would’ve gotten when she came home from the hospital after having her kids.


Every Mom Should Have One.

This kit makes a great baby shower gift or gift for the new mama! Get her this kit and she’ll definitely be your BFF. She doesn’t need another onesie! :)

This kit contains:
  • Dear Kate Leak-Free Underwear
  • 1 Pair Bamboobies Nursing Pads
  • 1 Box Always Infinity Heavy Pads
  • 1 Fabric Box to organize supplies
  • SW Basics Lip Balm and Lotion
  • 2 Ribbon Hair ties
  • Surprise Gifts and Goodies
This kit is going to be so helpful after baby is born! It felt to have a gift for MYSELF and something I can look forward to after all the work of labor! I love that this box contains A LOT of natural and organic items which is so important to me including organic tea, organic Hard Candy, and organic lip balm.


Besides the great natural and organic products, they included so many USEFUL items like leak-free underwear, nursing pads and heavy pads...things I sometimes forget to stock up on right away after baby!

This kit is a great gift idea either for another expecting or new mom or as a push present for YOURSELF! It is so helpful and full of great surprises!

Buy It: You can purchase the Postpartum Kit for $49.95 from the HelloFlo website.


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* Thank you to HelloFlo for their product for review! Disclosure - This product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.*

Monday, July 28, 2014

Pure Filtered Water Pitcher & Giveaway

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Having pure, filtered water is really important to me and my family! We have no filtered water from our fridge so we have to always have a filtered pitcher in our fridge for clean, pure water.

The one we use now is the Pure Filtered Water Pitcher from ClearlyFiltered. It stands out from the rest because of the anti-fluoride technology it has and how long the filter lasts!

ClearlyFiltered really focuses on giving people access to clean drinking water. Whether it's at home, at work or in a 3rd world country, they have filters that are proven to remove the contaminants that can make you sick. They have a strong commitment to bringing a filter to those who cannot afford their products. That is why a percentage of our profits go directly to the people who need it most.

With the Pure Filtered Water Pitcher, you get clean water For The Whole Family! Using the most advanced filtration technology available, Clearly Filtered brings you a filtered pitcher you can put in the fridge!

Now you can have cold, truly filtered water at your fingertips.

Just fill up, let the water filter and pour!

You can see from the chart above that ClearlyFiltered pitchers and bottles really stand out from the rest! It really removes all the harmful things that I worry about being in my water! Never has getting clean, great tasting tap water been any easier.

My favorite part of this pitcher is that it lasts SO MUCH LONGER than other pitchers. Filters last for up to 200 gallons, approx. 300 fill ups. You replace the filter every 6 months or when flow becomes restricted.

As with all of their products, the pitcher is made from 100% BPA free, non-leaching Tritan plastic.



Buy It: You can purchase the Pure Filtered Water Pitcher for $69.95 from the ClearlyFiltered website.

Win It: ClearlyFiltered is generously offering (1) Pure Filtered Water Pitcher to a lucky winner!

Enter here for a chance to win:
(1) Pure Filtered Water Pitcher 
from ClearlyFiltered
($69.95 value!!!)

a Rafflecopter giveaway


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* Thank you to ClearlyFiltered for their product for review! Disclosure - This product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.*