Radio Flyer Ziggle Giveaway!

Welcome to this awesome giveaway for the new Ziggle ride on toy from Radio Flyer!

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You don’t want to miss this super cool, new toy giveaway from Everything Mommyhood and Radio Flyer.

Check out Everything Mommyhood’s Ziggle Review.

This looks like such a fun toy and would make a great Christmas gift!

Deep in the product development labs of Radio Flyer, engineers have been hard at work creating the latest-and-greatest toy that harnesses the wiggles and jiggles of little children and turns them into giggles! Unlike anything that has ever graced driveways or sidewalks before, the latest innovation from Radio Flyer – the iconic company responsible for giving the world the “Little Red Wagon” – is a one-of-a-kind product kids will be asking for by name. The Ziggle™ from Radio Flyer!

Equipped with four caster wheels for a fun, fast ride, Ziggle allows kids to glide forward or tap into the unique twisting motion for drifts and 360⁰ spin out action. An adjustable seat and padded hand grips are designed for kids 3 – 8 years old, allowing for years of twists, giggles and fun!

  • Available now at Target, Walmart, Toys ‘R Us and on RadioFlyer.com
  • MSRP: $49.99
  • Ages 3-8 years old

Now for the giveaway! One lucky reader will win a Radio Flyer Ziggle of their own valued at $49.99!
US Residents 18 and up.
One entrant per household. Void where prohibited by law.
Winner will be chosen randomly via the Giveaway Tools entry form and will be emailed.
Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize before a new winner is chosen.
Giveaway begins 10/17/2013 at 12am EST and ends 10/31/2013 at 11:59pm EST.

Pampers Give the Gift of Sleep Giveaway!

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Welcome to Pampers Give the Gift of Sleep Giveaway!

Hosted By Miss Frugal Mommy

Sponsored By Pampers

By interviewing over 9,000 moms about what was important for their baby, Pampers found the number one unmet need is a diaper that provides superior overnight dryness. Pampers incorporated this firsthand insight, as well as the brand’s deep understanding of baby and baby’s needs, to design a diaper that both mom and baby can count on for up to 12 hours of overnight protection.

* Pampers Swaddlers, Pampers’ softest diaper and the #1 choice of hospitals, is now available through size 5.

* Pampers Cruisers are now more absorbent and offer Pampers’ best fit for all the ways babies play freely.

With overnight protection in mind, Pampers wanted to give influential bloggers the opportunity to give the “Gift of Sleep” to a family or baby in their community.  Miss Frugal Mommy recently had the opportunity to Give the Gift of Sleep to an expectant mom in need, you can read more about that here!

Now it’s your chance to give the “Gift of Sleep” by entering to win this wonderful prize package!  All of us moms sure could use a gift of sleep, am I right?!

One winner will receive a Sleep Sheep Sound Machine, cozy blankets for Mom/Baby and a $50 gift card!

Enter to win in the rafflecopter below, all entries will be verified, one entrant per household or you will immediately be disqualified. Winner will be contacted via email and has 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen.

Open to Us residents 18+

Amazon $100 Gift Card Giveaway!

Welcome to the $100 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway from Everything Mommyhood and MommyPolls!

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This blog and Everything Mommyhood has teamed up with MommyPolls to offer our wonderful readers a chance to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card! We have some other great bloggers helping us out to promote this great event!Special thanks to our co-hosts A Spectacled Owl, Budget Earth, and Jenn Unplugged.

What will you buy with your $100 Amazon Gift Card?!

What Is MommyPolls?
MommyPolls main focus it helping parents answer even the trickiest of questions and find out the opinions of other Moms and parents quickly and easily. They know that busy Moms have lots of questions to answer, parenting really is a language all of its own, but they also know that busy Moms don’t have the time to sit researching each topic for hours, they want reliable help and answers, and they want them now.

MOMMY POLLS

How Does MommyPolls Work?
At MommyPolls.com you can vote on any poll you choose, follow any polls which are of particular interest to you, and comment on any of the polls. The choice is yours.
Got a question? Sure you do. Well MommyPolls.com is the place to ask – it doesn’t matter whether your question needs a quick “yes” or “no”, or whether there’s a whole variety of potential answers, just ask! All parenting related questions are welcome at MommyPolls.com.
A visit to the open questions in our website might be all it takes to find the answer to your latest parenting conundrum. Questions are continually being added to our site but it’s easy to keep abreast of the updates, just click to “follow” and whatever you are following will move to your personal page making it simple to see any updates without having to scroll down through the remainder of the website.
Creating a personal page at MommyPolls.com gives you the chance to follow any polls or questions which are of particular interest to you, making it even quicker and easier to get rid of those nagging doubts and find the answers. Your personal page is a one stop shop to store any polls you choose to follow, the polls you yourself have added and any questions which you are created or need to learn the answers to.

When you get a chance or have a question, I recommend checking out MommyPolls for all of your parenting questions or concerns.

Now for the giveaway!
MommyPolls is giving one lucky reader a $100 Amazon Gift Card to use however they wish!

US Residents 18 and up.
One entrant per household. Void where prohibited by law.
Winner will be chosen randomly via the Giveaway Tools entry form and will be emailed.
Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize before a new winner is chosen.
Giveaway begins 10/15/2013 at 12am EST and ends 11/5/2013 at 11:59pm EST.

$100 Amazon Gift Card or Wish List Item Giveaway!

Welcome to this great giveaway from Kwickeye!

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Also a special thanks to our co-hosts, A Spectacled Owl and Budget Earth, as well as the other great bloggers helping us spread the word about Kwickeye and this wonderful giveaway opportunity.

Get started on your holiday shopping with this great giveaway!

KWICK

What is Kwickeye?
Have you ever been faced with the problem of not knowing what to gift kids on the endless rounds of birthday parties? Have you been gifted with yet another Lego set for your kid’s birthday? Wouldn’t it be nice to stay connected with other moms/friends so you know want they want for their kids or discover products for your kids that are adorable, eco-friendly or just a fabulous deal?
Kwickeye is a social platform for moms to discover, collect and gift kids/baby products. Kwickeye lets you add ‘any’ item from ‘any’ store with a click of a button and instantly share your childs’ wishlists with everyone in your close circle through activity feeds. Your family/friends can anonymously reserve those items any time! Sounds like fun? Read on!
Why should you use Kwickeye?
– It is easy to save and organize your favorite kids/baby products. Save now, shop later.
– A simple, fun solution for friends/family to know what you really want for your child. No more useless gifts. No more second guessing on kiddie birthdays, holidays etc.
– Discover and post reviews on cool and unique products, apps, activities and services that other moms in the community are adding to their wishlists
– Great for new moms who love getting recommendations from their friends
What do we want moms to feel when they use this product?
– Share and feel a sense of contribution – Find eco-friendly, unique store, a deal or an educational product? Simply add to your list so the community can see it
– Connect and help mom friends make shopping decisions.
– Feel a sense of excitement when you get a gift notification
– We want moms to feel thankful, happy and also a sense of reciprocity when they get something from their list
-Feeling of curiosity and anticipation – who got this for me?
– Think beyond the plastic stuff- there is more to explore, share, shop and gift!

Check out Everything Mommyhood’s Kwickeye review for a more in depth look!

Sign up on www.kwickeye.com. Add at least 3 kid or baby items from any online store in the United States to your wishlist using the KWICKADD browser bookmarklet.
Instructions for installing bookmarklet (http://kwickeye.com/kwicklists/help/kwickadd). *Please note this will only work on laptops/desktops and not on mobile.

Now for the giveaway!
The winner can choose between 2 options:
A) Amazon gift card worth $100.
B) A surprise gift of Kwickeye’s choice from YOUR wishlist + the remaining in Amazon gift card (both totaling $100).

US Residents 18 and up.
One entrant per household. Void where prohibited by law.
Winner will be chosen randomly via the Giveaway Tools entry form and will be emailed.
Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize before a new winner is chosen.
Giveaway begins 10/10/2013 at 12am EST and ends 10/30/2013 at 11:59pm EST.

My name is Heather and I’m a Fluffaholic!

When I told the woman at the post office I was expecting a package of cloth diapers, she looked at me funny and said she didn’t think people still did that.  Oh honey, if you only knew!

So it took me 28 years to realize how much FUN cloth diapering is.  Okay, so changing poopy diapers with a disposable isn’t exactly what I would call a good time but let’s say it’s a pocket diaper with My Little Pony on the cover?  Now THAT sounds like a good time!

I have to admit that if it wasn’t for a few good friends of mine, I wouldn’t be where I’m at today.  They are definitely my accomplices in my addiction.  I saw them doing it and I wanted in.  They were like the Plastics in Mean Girls and I was the new kid from the African bush.  I had to be like them no matter what.

So I asked questions, and lots of them.  I thought I could quite possibly have annoyed them to death but then I quickly realized that a cloth diapering mother is more than happy to share with you all that they know.  So they showed me what kinds there were and then invited me into groups where other moms were doing it.  I was addicted!

Now I spend my nights, while everyone is asleep, laying in bed with my trusty iPad, searching for my next fluff fix.  I’m up until the wee hours looking up the best deals on co-ops, B/S/T pages, Etsy and Craigslist.  I can’t get enough.  There’s so many to choose from and the endless amount of utterly talented people out there creating their own designs is enough to put me over the edge.  If only I would have paid more attention in Family and Consumer Education class, I could have tried sewing my own.

So here I am, with my very own stash of pockets, covers, and prefolds.  I’m anxious to get my hands on anything and everything cloth diaper related.  I’m learning as I go with a lot of help from friends and complete strangers online.

From one cloth diapering addict to another, there’s nothing like that rush you get when you happily carry your baby into a public restroom with your wet bag and cloth diaper in tow and have all eyes on…that…fluff!!!

The Diaper Sprayer Review!

If you are a cloth diaper addict like me, you know that eventually one of the “must have” items you’ll need to purchase is a diaper sprayer. Luckily, The Diaper Sprayer carries a variety of sprayers to choose from!

My husband began to question me what the next step was for dirty cloth diapers once our daughter started transitioning from exclusively breastfed to beginning solids.  I told him that we had to get a diaper sprayer so it was my job to find the best one out there!

The Diaper Sprayer easily attaches to your toilet without the need for an expensive plumber.  If my husband can hook it up, chances are, yours can too!  Included with your diaper sprayer is everything you need plus extremely easy to follow step-by-step instructions.  My husband had our diaper sprayer up and running in less than 20 minutes.  All he needed was an adjustable wrench and a drill to mount the sprayer to our bathroom wall.  The white matches perfectly and you hardly notice it’s even there!

Unlike some low quality versions of diaper sprayers, you can rest assured that The Diaper Sprayer is made with quality parts.  Why risk the chance of buying an inexpensive sprayer only to have it leak or even rupture causing flood damage to your home.  This was not a risk I was willing to take!  Plus, all the sprayers found on The Diaper Sprayer are backed by a limited 1 year warranty and Microban Technology.  A great feature about The Diaper Sprayer is its “T” style control valve.  This controls the pressure of the sprayer.  This way, the tank of the toilet fills quickly and water pressure to the hand spray is reduced to a lower pressure. Then you can use the built in hand trigger on the sprayer to reach the desired spray pressure.

Head on over to The Diaper Sprayer and pick out which one will work best for you!  Free shipping for US orders!

One lucky reader will win their own diaper sprayer from The Diaper Sprayer (RV $38.99)!
Must be 18+ to enter.  Open to US only.

Woolzies Dryer Balls Review!

Laundry is probably one of my least favorite chores in the world.  Not only is it time consuming but it’s expensive.  With a family of 6, I feel like I’m doing laundry all the time.  Woolzies Dryer Balls have dramatically reduced the cost and time I spend on laundry which means more time doing other chores things I love!

I must admit, I attempted to make my own dryer balls.  Let’s just say, never again.  I think I spent more time expanding my 3 year old’s vocabulary than making homemade dryer balls.

Woolzies Dryer Balls have been a huge blessing in my laundry routine.  I’ve noticed a significant reduction in drying time.  Even if you do one load of laundry a week, you’ll appreciate how great your clothes will look coming out of the dryer.  For me, I do a ton of laundry.  I have at least 6 loads of just clothes to do in a week and these are not small loads.  I used to use two dryer sheets in each load to reduce static and help fight wrinkles.  That’s a lot of money and not to mention, a lot of unnecessary chemicals being spread all over our clothes, bedding, and towels.  Now, I use my 6 Woolzies Dryer Balls.  If I have some static left, I throw in an aluminum foil ball.

Unlike plastic dryer balls or tennis balls, Woolzies Dryer Balls will not fall apart, will not melt, will not damage your dryer, and are PVC free.  They help in the reduction of wrinkles and static.  Another benefit, Woolzies can help you save time and energy by cutting down on your drying time by an average of 25% per load.  You can use them at home or take them with to a laundry mat.

Woolzies Dryer Balls are guaranteed to last 1,000 loads or your money back!  They are also hypo-allergenic which is great for anyone who has wool sensitivities!  Woolzies will not shed and are great if you have small children because they will not destroy the fire retardant qualities found clothing.

I’m extremely happy to know that Woolzies Dryer Balls are helping my family live a healthier lifestyle and also helping us to reduce our carbon footprint!

This giveaway is open to residents of the US only.  Must be 18+ to enter.  All entries will be verified.
Giveaway ends on 4/20/13 at 11:59pm CST.

mn8 Natural Period Pain Relief Review

Do you suffer from period pain?  How would you like to reduce or completely eliminate period pain month after month, year after year?  What if I told you the other benefits may also include softer skin, shinier hair, stronger nails, a reduction in water retention or bloating, less facial spots, breast tenderness, and/or a reduction in PMS or mood swings?

I was a bit skeptical of the mn8.  Granted, I am exclusively breastfeeding so I haven’t gotten my period back yet (thankfully) but I do suffer from ovarian cyst pain.  When I was around 21, I was diagnosed with ovarian cysts.  They tend to come and go and I was told that I would eventually “outgrow” them.  I’m 28 now and still receive the occasional pain here and there.  Sometimes it’s mildly uncomfortable, sometimes it’s pretty painful.  I’m not one to really load up on pills for pain relief so anything that is drug free is right up my alley!  I was intrigued to try mn8 and see if it really would help!

I’ve been wearing the mn8 for a few weeks now.  It’s effortless and to be quite honest, I don’t even realize it’s there.  I merely take it off and snap it back on my underwear when changing.  It’s neither invasive or distracting.  It is discreet and you’d never know I was even wearing it.

I’ve noticed that I haven’t had any significant pains since beginning to wear the mn8.  I also don’t feel as bloated either and that’s great because I’m always drinking copious amounts of water to keep myself hydrated with breastfeeding.  I haven’t noticed as many pains in my breasts and my nails are stronger than usual too.

mn8 has been reported to provide benefits for polycystic ovaries, prolapsed uterus, incontinence, and IBS.  If you suffer from normal period pain, you can wear the mn8 for a few days before your period and the whole time during your period.  If you experience breast tenderness, you can even place the mn8 on the inside of your bra.

mn8 is a completely natural, non-invasive, gentle, and safe alternative to drugs.  This would be perfect for yourself or even for young teens experiencing period pain.  I know I’ll be offering the mn8 to my 12 year old for pain relief!

Satchelles Custom Diaper Bag Review!

Diaper bags – A mom’s fashion statement and necessity.  But how many stores must you go to before settling on a bag that only half meets your needs?!  Look no further!  A custom diaper bag is exactly what you need!

Since I made the switch to cloth diapers, I have had an impossible time trying to find a diaper bag that fits our needs.  The one I have now has some features I like but in the end, I can’t fit everything in it!  It’s just too small!  So what is a girl suppose to do?  Decide what is essential to keep in a diaper bag and leave the rest at home?  No!  We all know as soon as we decide we don’t need that extra outfit or band-aids, the baby is going to have a blow out diaper and the 3 year old is going to scrape her knee.

I have to carry a lot of stuff.  I need lotions, diapers, band aids, change of clothes, wipes, iPad, toys, diapers, etc etc…I can’t decide what stays and what goes.  I need to carry it all.  When explaining my needs to Michelle, owner of Satchelles, she knew I needed a big bag and a big bag is what I got!

My custom diaper bag is awesome!  I was able to customize the bag to fit our needs – from the fabric and colors, length of the straps and size of the bag, right down to the font for my daughters’ names!  The bag is a durable canvas which means it’s going to be around for a while.  I’m in LOVE with the adorable owl fabric too.

The bag is so huge!  I have extra clothes for both girls, 3 cloth diapers, a couple emergency disposables, wipes, wallet, toys,  lotions, band-aids, changing pad, and more!  The inside pockets are great to store all those little travel baby necessities, hand sanitizer, chapstick, and Satchelle’s business cards to the people asking me where I got my bag!  Oh and I love this – it’s easy to clean since the bag was scotch guarded against stains!

Satchelles owner, Michelle,  has always loved the magic of color that fabric can provide.  After years of searching for the “perfect bag” she decided to start making them herself.  She always wanted to do something that would allow her to incorporate her business experience with the flexibility she needed to be the kind of involved parent that she desired to be.  With a great deal of love and support from her family, Satchelles began February 14, 2012.  During her first year in business, she has produced close to 200 custom bags.  Satchelles has also expanded to include accessories such as make up bags, wallets and more.  This summer, Satchelles added Jumping Jacks, a custom applique division for applique shirts (mostly for children) as well as personalized children’s bags.

Stop searching high and low for the perfect diaper bag.  Go to Satchelles and select the perfect bag for your needs or enter for your chance to win your own bag!

This giveaway is open to residents of the US only.  Must be 18+ to enter.  All entries will be verified.
Giveaway ends on 4/30/13 at 11:59pm CST.

It Works! Review!

So let me say this, I was skeptical.  Can a wrap actually help to tighten and tone my stomach after only 45 minutes?  Can my face look healthier and have an amazing glow after only 45 minutes?  Can a couple scoops twice a day really give me more energy and balance my body’s pH?  Yes, yes, and YES!

Jaree Kneller is a Double Diamond Executive with It Works!  She is also an army wife and mom of 3.  She has used these wraps to help tighten, tone, and firm her waistline so I thought, why can’t I do the same?

Jaree and her husband were kind enough to load me up with a great package to help me experience the It Works! products to the fullest.  Not only did we have a great phone conversation about all the perks that come with being an It Works! distributor, but we also discussed the benefits that come with each product.

Let’s start off with the It Works! product, Greens!  Greens are for those people who don’t eat enough fruits and veggies.  As a breastfeeding mother, it’s important for me to eat a healthy, balanced diet.  I try to do the best that I can but any extra help that I can get in assisting with my nutrition is an extra bonus.  I usually wake up pretty groggy in the mornings.  I co-sleep with Olive so my sleeping isn’t always the best.  After two scoops in my morning juice, I can feel myself perk up.  I don’t like to drink coffee or cappuccino since I’m breastfeeding so this is a much healthier alternative to caffeine!

The next thing up to try were the It Works! Ultimate Body Applicators.  I have done 3 out of the 4 wraps so far and let me tell you, I could tell right away after the first one that my clothes were fitting better and my pants felt a lot looser.  Granted, you must drink large amounts of water during the 72 hours of using the wraps but when you are a nursing mother, you tend to drink half your body weight in liquids anyways.  I’ve been pleasantly surprised at how well my skin and body look after 3 wraps.  My tummy feels smoother and I feel like I have more definition as well.  Kind of like I’ve been working out but without the whole sweating and going to the gym aspect.

The wraps are super easy to put on.  I didn’t have any saran wrap in the house to help hold the wrap in place for 45 minutes so I used a compression band instead.  That seemed to work very well and I hardly noticed I had the wrap on except for a menthol like smell and a cool tingly feeling.  I kept myself busy during the 45 minutes and drank some water.  As you can see, the wraps have made a tremendous difference.  I feel like I’m actually getting back that hourglass figure that I once had before having babies.  My stretchmarks are less visible and my skin feels super soft.

(Depending on your eating and exercise habits, you can expect to see results last anywhere form 2-6 months.)

I figured I’d save the It Works! Facial Applicator for the night before Olive’s baptism.  My husband said I looked like the “Man in the Iron Mask” with it on.  All I know is I put it on, waited 45 minutes, removed the mask, rubbed the remaining lotion into my face, and looked like a million bucks.  My face looked hydrated and refreshed.  It felt so smooth and I looked more like a youthful woman rather than a frumpy housewife.

All in all I think that the It Works! products helped to make this mom of 4 feel like a whole new woman.  I feel energized, healthier, toned, and refreshed.  I would recommend anyone to use any of these products that I tried from It Works! and to consider becoming apart of their loyal customer program where you can receive items for a discounted price.

 

Slap Koozies Review – Slap One On Today!

Slap Koozies have got to be the neatest thing ever!  I’ve purchased novelty can koozies in the past but find them to be too big and bulky.  The Slap Koozie can easily be stored flat or slapped onto a wrist.

Honestly, half the time I forget that I even own a can koozie.  I usually forget where I stuck it or it’s just too big and bulky to carry around.  This is definitely an innovative and fun way to keep your canned beverage cold without the inconvenience of carrying around a koozie once you finish your beverage.

My husband and I had a great time with these.  He’s a big can koozie fan so he was immediately ready to put one to use.  We had a little birthday party for my brother so we had a few adult beverages in the house to try them out on.

I would highly recommend these as a fun product to help market your business or give as party favors!  My husband always holds a big fantasy football draft party for his friends and these would make a great party accessory for the guys!

 

Medela Pump In Style Advanced Backpack Review

Like a lot of other moms out there, I had no idea how I was going to get $300 to buy one.  I had just spent $100 on a pump that didn’t do squat for me.  So I did what every desperate mother had to do, I got a used pump.  It was a Medela and I was on cloud 9.  It did the job and I was able to get a little freezer stash going.  I recently borrowed a newer Medela and I thought dang, can it get better?

Yes, it really can!

My OB’s nurse sent a note over to our local durable medical supply store last Wednesday and on Monday, I became the proud owner of the Medela Pump In Style Advanced Backpack.  I chose the backpack design because I do pump in about every room of my house (at my computer desk as I type this) and I had already had lugged around the other two tote ones before.  It was time for something different.

The pump comes in a nice black backpack and the pump is located in the bottom zippered compartment.  It’s definitely more backpack than pump.  If I were going to be returning to work, this would be awesome.  Lots of room to keep magazines, books, cellphone, iPad, pump parts, breast pads, water bottle, and snacks.  Basically whatever you need to keep you entertained while pumping.  Very roomy!

Included is:

  • 1 – Black microfiber backpack with integrated motor unit
  • 1 – AC adapter
  • 1 – Battery pack (8 AA batteries not included)
  • 1 – Insulated cooler bag and ice pack
  • 4 – 5 oz/150mL BPA-free breast milk bottles and lids
  • 1 – Double pumping kit with two – 24 mm (medium) PersonalFit™ breastshields
  • 2 – PersonalFit connectors
  • 2 – Valves
  • 4 – Membranes
  • 1 – Set of tubing
  • Instructions for use in English/Spanish/French
  • Breastfeeding Information Guide

I got everything washed up on Monday and air dried by pumping time on Tuesday.  Olive was napping so it was the perfect opportunity to hook the bad boy up.  I was AMAZED at how quickly milk was expressed and also how my lazy boob was really kickin’  butt!  You know, that one boob you HAVE to nurse off of but isn’t your baby’s favorite.  Usually lazy boob, on a good day, produces about 4 drops.  I got about an ounce outta each boob and I had only nursed Olive about a half hour prior.

Clean up is the same, hot soapy water and then air dry.  No big change here.  I was excited about the new bottles because it’s always fun to add to the collection of Medela bottles I have.  Everything is all shiny and new and fancy.  Truly like Christmas all over again for me!

What I can tell you is this, if you are in the market for a breast pump, really consider a Medela.  This model is intended to be a single-user pump so you probably don’t wanna share it with anyone but yourself since there is a “risk” of spreading disease.  This shouldn’t be a problem since everyone in America that makes the choice to breastfeed should be getting a free pump.

I hate to pump but this pump made it exciting again!  If you want more information about the different pumps Medela carries or any other information.

**I was not gifted any item for the purpose of this review.  I did not receive any compensation.  My thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.**

Dermagist Ultimate Clarifying System for Acne Prone Skin Review!

Being a mom of four doesn’t leave much time for me.  I’m lucky if I can get a shower in most days.  My time is precious so I need a product that is worth my time and energy.  Between everyday stress and a not-so-great diet, my skin really suffers.  I’ve tried a lot of different skin care products in the past but they didn’t work.  The Dermagist Ultimate Clarifying System for Acne Prone Skin is different.  It’s made my skin look and feel completely different!

So get this, I’m 28 and still suffer from breakouts.  I thought this stuff ended after the teen years; I guess not!  Along with my breakouts is this overall redness.  I also have combination skin so it seems even more difficult to find that perfect balance.  Most skin care products have such harsh ingredients that it causes my face to dry out and become even more red and irritated.

The ingredients found in the Ultimate Clarifying System are natural but strong enough to tackle even the worst acne.  Not only does the system tackle acne breakouts but it also helps to reduce irritation and redness.  One of the ingredients, Resveratrol, is a world-renowned antioxidant that provides anti-aging benefits.  Those are all things I need and want in a skin care system.
The Detoxifying Cleanser with Resvertrol is so gentle.  It’s engineered to deeply cleanse and calm the skin all while removing dirt and oil.  All it takes is a small amount to create a rich lather.  It leaves my face feeling clean, hydrated, and healthy.
While I have active breakouts, I use the Clarifying Cream with Resveratrol.  It’s a powerful, lightweight cream that soothes any irritation I have and clears up the acne.  It leaves my skin feeling silky and a little goes a long way!  I love that it’s a creamy texture that is easy to apply.
When I’m not experiencing active breakouts, I use the Acne Scar Fading Creamwith Acai Berry Extract.  I had and still have a bad habit of picking.  I have some pretty bad scarring in a few areas so I cannot wait to continue using this cream and watch it work.  It also offers great coverage and also leaves my skin feeling silky and smooth.
After just a few days of using the Ultimate Clarifying System, I could begin to see a difference.  The redness was fading and my acne was drying up in record time.  My sister even made a comment on how great my skin was looking and asked what I was using.
I can confidentially say that after spending money on several well-known products for acne, I have never received results like I have with the Dermagist Ultimate Clarifying System for Acne Prone Skin.  It’s amazing!  Stop missing out on life and begin enjoying it with a face free of acne, redness, and irritation thanks to Dermagist’s Ultimate Clarifying System for Acne Prone Skin!

One lucky reader will win an Ultimate Clarifying System for
Acne Prone Skin from Dermagist (RV $95.99).

Must be 18+ to enter.  Open to US only.
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Prana SpaCeuticals Organic Hand Sanitizer Review!

Prana SpaCeuticals Organic Hand Sanitizer moisturizes, nourishes, and kills germs all at the same time.  Unlike most alcohol based hand sanitizers which leave your hands feeling dry, Prana Organic Hand Sanitizer is made with organic Aloe Vera and Vitamin E.  This leaves your hands feeling extremely silky smooth and hydrated.

Prana SpaCeuticals Organic Hand Sanitizer is also made with Tea Tree Oil and Peppermint Oil.  This combination helps awaken my senses and leaves my hands feeling clean.  I keep this bottle right next to my daughter’s diaper changing supplies so as soon as I’m finished changing her diaper, I can use it to help feel refreshed.  Plus it helps diffuse the smell around me.

What’s really great is a little goes a long ways.  I only ever use a small drop in my hands and it’s the perfect amount.  It also has a really nice consistency, not all watery like most hand sanitizers.  I’m not afraid to let my kids use it too since I know it won’t harm their delicate skin.  They enjoy the feel and the smell too!

Prana SpaCeutical products are inspired by Earth’s natural resources.  They carefully select sources from the most reputable origins and formulate with Organic Botanicals, Herbs, Nourishing Nut-Oils, Skin Loving Butters and Marine Minerals.

Visit the Prana SpaCeutical website and begin exploring all their great products!

 

Peek Away 4 in 1 Essentials Nursing Kit Review!

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The Peek Away 4 in 1 Essentials Nursing Kit is a must have for all on-the-go breastfeeding mothers.  Peek Away helps to make every nursing and diaper changing experience feel just as comfortable as if you were at home.

Peek Away is an award winning traveling nursing pillow and changing station.  Not only are the Peek Away Nursing Kits super cute and trendy, they are also multi-functional.  Once spring and summer hit, we are constantly on the move.  Between birthday parties, play dates, softball games, cookouts and walks to the park, I need something that is quick and easy to grab that stores exactly what I need.

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I love the built in pockets which hold exactly what I need when I’m on the go.  I don’t ALWAYS want to carry a large diaper bag and sometimes I don’t need to.  Even when we take a walk to the park or around town, it’s easy to just grab my Peek Away and go.  It holds everything I need.

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Have you ever been somewhere that doesn’t have a changing station?  I know when we are at our 12 year old’s softball games, it’s a huge rarity to find a bathroom with a changing station.  And let’s face it, those flimsy pads that come with diaper bags just don’t cut it.  With the Peek Away, I can change Olive comfortably on a picnic table, the ground, a bleacher, or even in the back of my mini-van.  The pad has a wonderfully soft foam layer and is super sturdy.  I love that I don’t have to rummage through a large diaper bag to find a diaper or wipes, it’s all right in front of me and within arms reach!

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Did I mentioned the nursing cover yet?  It’s huge!  When I feel I need some privacy, the nursing cover has got me covered.  I always have my little Olive with me when I teach Sunday School so when she’s hungry, I can slip on the nursing cover and feed her.  It’s 100% cotton and allows for easy viewing of baby’s every move.  Some nursing covers have flimsy necklines which don’t allow mom to easily guide baby to the breast or maintain eye contact.  When you have a great nursing cover, such as the one that comes in the Peek Away Nursing Kit, you can spend more time comfortably and confidently nursing your baby.  There’s even a large, super soft pocket found on the inside of the cover that doubles as a burp cloth.

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The comfort and ease of the Peek Away Nursing Kit is amazing.  Having the detachable shoulder strap double as a waist strap allows me to keep the nursing pillow in place – perfect for my squirmy nurser.  It’s the right size and allows me to feed Olive comfortably wherever I am without the need of other bulky pillows or blankets.  It’s also the perfect height too so I don’t have bend over and strain to nurse her.

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The Peek Away Nursing Kit features:
– Detachable shoulder strap which doubles as a waist strap to keep the nursing pillow in place
– Nursing Pillow
– Built-in 3 panel foam cushion Diaper Pad
– Built-in removable/refillable wipe case
– Oval Shaped Nursing Cover with adjustable strap
– Built-in pocket on Nursing Cover to use as burp cloth
– Built-in storage pockets/compartment for essential items
– Neoprene canvas/100% cotton which is easy to clean and care for The Peek Away 4 in 1 Essential Nursing Kit is the perfect Baby Shower gift or gift for yourself.  It comes in 3 great prints to choose from.  I love mine more and more each time I use it!