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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

8 Piece Essence Comforter Set

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


Every bedroom deserves a beautiful comforter set to make it unique and comfortable! There is just something special about a matching set of pillows, comforter, and bedskirt that just makes a room really set apart and unique. 

And it doesn't get much better than when it is all included in one BAG, like the 8 Pc. Essence Comforter Set in Cream Grey Black I received from BrylaneHome recently! It is a warm, contemporary set that really makes a bedroom homey and comfortable!


This Essence comforter set is bedding with a contemporary point-of-view. It brings the perfect touch of style and elegance to any bedroom.

It is available in 3 sizes: Full Set; 76" x 86", Queen Set; 86" x 86, King Set; 102" x 90" and features pin-tucked stripes, knife edge finish, and soft, silky sheen!

It is made from polyester and I LOVE that it is machine washable!


This set includes everything you need to get this contemporary look: a comforter, 2 shams, bedskirt, 2 Euro shams, square toss pillow and breakfast pillow. The only thing it doesn't include is the sheets.

This all inclusive comforter set comes with everything you need and adds a vibrant splash of color to your bedroom. You'll fall in love with this super chic look and soft to-the-touch feel.


The comforter is not as thick and plush as I would like but the colors are warm and inviting and this set will be perfect in our guest room. I love the matching pillows and bedskirt! It really makes a room come alive!

This Essence Comforter Set comes in a variety of different colors and themes so there is something for every bedroom theme and color!

Buy It: You can purchase the 8 Pc. Essence Comforter Set in Queen size for $89.99 from BrylaneHome.


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

Monday, July 21, 2014

Join in the Balance Bar Summer Shape Up Challenge! & Giveaway

* I received the Walmart gift card as part of a sponsored collaboration with Balance Bar and Walmart.*


Baby #3 is due in 6 days and we are patiently (sort of....) awaiting the birth of our child! Having had two already, I know that getting back into shape afterwards takes effort, healthy food and snacks and exercise...but I am excited for the challenge!

Summer is the perfect time to lose weight and look great and I am stocked up on Balance Bars from Walmart to help me have lasting energy throughout the day and fight my sugar cravings to lose the baby weight after baby arrives!

And Balance Bar wants to help you as well with their Balance Bar Summer Shape Up Challenge!


The Balance Bar Summer Shape Up Challenge is all about looking and feeling your best all summer long. They'll motivate you with daily workout ideas, healthy eating tips and fitness challenges to help reignite your summer fitness routine that you can stick with through these hot summer months.


I recently headed to our local Walmart to pick up my Balance Bars and some other goodies to have fun in the sun and stay healthy! I found them in the Sports Nutrition and Diet aisle near the pharmacy instead of in the granola bar and snack bar aisle. They were on sale for $4.56 for 6 bars.


The Peanut Butter and Cookie Dough flavors were the only available ones but they sounded delicious and I couldn't wait to try them!

Along with great tasting bars, you can also expect some other great things from the Balance Bar Shape Up Challenge:

• Weekly workouts to attack trouble zones by expert trainer Holly Del Russo
• 40 days of 30-minute workouts ideas, fitness and healthy eating tips
• Feel your best in summer shorts, tanks and swimsuits!


So make sure to shape up this summer! 

Head to your local Walmart and get your delicious Balance Bars and be sure to check out the great tips and workout ideas from the Balance Bar Shape Up Challenge!

Win It: Balance Bars is generously offering (1) $10 Walmart gift card and a variety pack of Balance Bars to a lucky winner!

Enter here for a chance to win:
(1) $10 Walmart gift card 
AND
A Variety Pack of Balance Bars

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Comfortable AND Cute Sandals from Aerosoles

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



One of my favorite parts about summer is the cute sandals I get to wear! My new favorite pair is from AEROSOLES and the best part is they are SUPER COMFORTABLE!!!

AEROSOLES designs women's footwear featuring exclusive technologies that deliver the most comfortable shoes possible. All AEROSOLES shoes are engineered for maximum comfort and flexibility, and feature unique "Diamond-Flex" soles that absorb impact and disperse friction with every step.


AEROSOLES' also feature an exclusive "Stitch ‘N’ Turn" technology creates the MOST flexible and comfortable shoes possible; with no break-in time required. AEROSOLES’ exclusive “Heel Rest” technology distributes weight toward your heel and away from the ball of the foot resulting in superior comfort.

AEROSOLES is a leading shoe brand with over 20 years of experience in the footwear industry. Every shoe is designed with unique technologies to make every aspect of your life on foot comfortable.

I received the super cute pair of: 

Chlambake Sandals



I received this pair of sandals in white and I couldn't be happier! They are so comfortable, cute and versatile!


This T-strap sandal, with smooth stud embellishments and a buckle entry, captures a trendy gladiator look that goes with this season’s latest fashions. Ultra-padded insole and flexible rubber sole layer up your comfort.



I love the softness of the shoe and the gladiator look is so cute! These sandals are so versatile and look great with jeans, leggings and dresses. Plus, they come in many different colors! The embellishments add just the perfect touch of fun and elegance! They don't have a lot of arch support or as much cushion as I would have liked (being a person with very sensitive feet from multiple surgeries) but they are really comfortable and soft to the touch!


I definitely LOVE these sandals for the hot summer months and I definitely recommend the comfort of AEROSOLES in every style! They have a wide variety of styles and sizes - perfect for every woman's style and occasion! And you don't get much better than style and comfort!!

Buy It: You can purchase the Chlambake sandals ON SALE for $49.99 from the AEROSOLES website.



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

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Visit @BestBuy for August #AudioFest!

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free


Do you love Audio? Do you enjoy your music at home and on the go? Well, then Best Buy is the place to go!

Best Buy helps you enhance your home entertainment experience and upgrade your sound with additional components, speakers and headphones.

They also have a great event coming up: August Audio Fest. It is taking place across all Best Buy stores from 8/3/14 – 8/30/14

During this event, Best Buy will feature one month of deal, audio specials, events & more and gathering the best offers on the best audio products throughout the entire month of August.


If you want the best sound and the best audio, then you must head to Best Buy! They have the best selection of audio products – come in and let Best Buy teach you how to upgrade your sound; LOVE THE WAY YOU LiSTEN.

I recently learned about and received the awesome Samsung SHAPE Wireless Audio System which lets me listen to, share and experience music how you live.

Whether it’s a single speaker in one room, or a multi room system in two rooms or every room in your home, it’s never been easier to immerse yourself in your favorite sounds. Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® connectivity lets you send music from your library or favorite App straight to your speakers.

SHAPE YOUR MUSIC EXPERIENCE.


My favorite part is how Samsung Shape Wireless Audio is an expandable system – now music can follow you anywhere in your house. Play one song in any or all rooms, or different songs in different room from any number of speakers. Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth® connectivity lets you send music from your library or favorite App straight to your AC powered speaker.

Control volume, streaming services and playlists, or switch to a speaker in a different room. However you enjoy your music, Samsung Shape™ Wireless Audio makes it happen.

Top content providers include: Rhapsody, iHeartRadio, Pandora, Spotify, tunein, amazon cloudplayer, tracks

Samsung M5 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker Black



An important part of the Samsung Shape Wireless Audio is the Samsung M5 Bluetooth Wireless Speaker. Enjoy music stored on your iOS or Android device, PC or Mac with this Samsung M5 WAM550/ZA speaker that features a Bluetooth interface and NFC (near-field communication) technology for easy wireless pairing with compatible devices.

It has a built-in dual-band 2.4/5.0GHz wireless LAN and allows easy connection to your home network, so you can enjoy Pandora, Amazon Cloud Player, Rhapsody and other music services through the speaker. An Ethernet port permits wired connectivity.

Plus, it lets you wirelessly link with compatible Bluetooth-enabled devices and helps simplify device pairing (includes NFC sticker).


The look of it is also sleek and easy to use! It features top-panel buttons that includes a Internet radio preset, Bluetooth, TV SoundConnect, wheel-touch scroll volume dial and mute for easy operation. Also features WPS and pairing buttons on the back/side. Plus, the LED indicators keep you apprised of the speaker's status. And the vertical foot stand allows stable placement.

It is so amazing how it supplies multiroom/multizone support and enables you to enjoy audio in multiple areas simultaneously. I never have to carry the speaker around with me room to room again!

Samsung Wireless Speaker HUB




A great accessory to the speaker is the Samsung Wireless Speaker Hub. Easily connect your wireless speakers with this Samsung WAM250/ZA hub that is designed for use with WAM750/751 wireless speakers and select Apple® and Android devices for wide-ranging compatibility.

With the Hub and Speakers, you can create a whole-home audio solution!

It has awesome multiple device capability so you can connect more than 1 device simultaneously and it really is easy to setup!

Make sure to visit a Best Buy store to test & try the latest & greatest in audio – from portable Bluetooth speakers and headphones, to home theater solutions and car audio.



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* The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.*

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Milo's Kitchen Dog Treats & Giveaway

The Milo’s Kitchen® dog treats, gift cards, and information have been provided by Milo’s Kitchen® for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.



If you have a beloved dog in your house, then you are going to love this bit of news: this summer, get your tails waggin’ because Milo’s Kitchen Treat Truck is hitting the road!


Milo’s Kitchen® Home-style Dog Treats is surprising dogs across the country with 100% real dog treats, such as Chicken Meatballs and Grilled Burger Bites that look just like food you’d prepare at home. From their very own photo booth offering family portraits and a dedicated lounge area, to delicious treats made right here in the U.S.A., each stop will create a food truck experience just for dogs – but they can bring their parents, too (that’s you!). The Milo’s Kitchen Treat Truck will be coming to your area, so plan a special date with your dog and join us!


And the best part about Milo’s Kitchen is that they are made with quality ingredients because your dogs deserve only the best! Home-style Dog Treats believes dogs deserve treats made with the same quality of ingredients and care that you want for your food. That means treats made in the U.S.A. with real chicken or beef as the #1 ingredient, and no artificial flavors and colors.


Each recipe is carefully prepared to bring out all the flavors your dog loves. Milo’s Kitchen makes a unique line of mouthwatering varieties for your dog including: Chicken Meatballs, Beef Sausa ge Slices with Rice, Steak Grillers Recipe, Chicken Grillers Recipe, Grilled Burger Bites, and Chicken Jerky Recipe.


My sister's dog, Charlie, was the lucky doggy that got these tasty treats and he couldn't eat them fast enough! He didn't want to stop eating them and we could barely get pictures because he kept jumping to get them before we could even get a picture of the treat! :)


I love that these treats look like human food, were made with care just like human food, and were made with real ingredients! Dogs are  very special animals in our lives and you should feed them like it!


Buy It: You can purchase Milo's Kitchen Dog Treats at your local retailer and you can check out if the Milo's Kitchen Treat Truck is coming near you soon here.

Win It: Milo's Kitchen is generously offering (1) gift pack that includes THREE varieties of Milo’s Kitchen® dog treats and a $25 VISA gift card so that your reader can stay stocked up on some tasty favorites to a lucky winner!

Enter here for a chance to win:
(1) Milo's Kitchen Gift Pack 
(includes THREE varieties of Milo’s Kitchen® dog treats
AND
  $25 VISA gift card)

a Rafflecopter giveaway


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* The Milo’s Kitchen® dog treats, gift cards, and information have been provided by Milo’s Kitchen®.*