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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Wednesday Words: Be A Thunderstorm!

Be a Thunderstorm......

Be dangerous and unpredictable....

And make A LOT OF NOISE!
- Mr. Bixler in My Girl



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I have always liked these lines from the movie My Girl. A thunderstorm annouces itself with lightning and thunder. It gets noticed and grabs your attenion. And no two thunerstorms are alike. I like that. These lines are saying, don't get into a hum drum rut. Get out and enjoy life, let your spirit be one that imprints your memory in others and shares a light that brightens where you have been. Be one of a kind and don't follow a crowd. Be unforgettable for all the right reasons. Be a thunderstorm!

Keep The Whole Family Charged With The Volmate 60W 8-Port Family-Size Desktop Rapid Charger


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It seems everything we have these days, charges by USB and you have to have adapters to be able to plug things into a wall socket. If your household is like ours there are charging cables in outlets all over the house and everyone is always running around to gather their devices. I received the Volmate 8-Port Family-Size Desktop Charger to review and it reins in your devices to one place.

Monday, September 28, 2015

Estilo Acrylic Cosmetic and Jewelry Organizer Storage Box


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Does your bathroom counter or vanity area look like a disaster area left after a storm has passed through? I like organization. I like to be able to go right to the items I need and not have to run around searching for things. I received the Estilo Acrylic Cosmetic and Jewelry Organizer Box to review and it has many uses!

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Smooth Shaving, Stylish Shave Tools with the Estilo Badger Hair Shaving Brush and Brush Stand


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My guy likes to "wet shave" with what some might consider an old fashioned method - a brush and shave soap. I received this 100% Badger Hair Shaving Brush and Brush and Razor Stand from Estilo to review and they are both great quality!

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Rockin' Where Ever You Want With The DKnight Magicbox II Bluetooth Speaker


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A speaker that puts out good sound makes listening so much more enjoyable! I received the DKnight Magicbox II Bluetooth Speaker to review and among it's many features, it kicks out some awesome audio.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Watch It Grow! Expandable Garden Hose


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I love the technology that has brought us these expandable hoses! It makes using the water hose so much easier. I received one of these Ultra Lightweight Expandable Hoses to review and it has some great features!

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

One Lump Or Two? Fusion Bone China Tea Set With Bamboo Tray from EnjoyingTea.com


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When the weather turns it's cold shoulder our way, I like to drink warm, soothing liquids. They just make me feel so cozy! I was so excited to review this Fusion Bone China Tea Set from EnjoyingTea.com! Such an elegant way to enjoy tea!

Sunday, September 13, 2015

The Sharpest Knife In The Drawer....Was Sharpened With The LINKYO Electric Knife Sharpener


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I've ruined many a good knife trying to sharpen them. After a while I gave up abusing good cutlery. I received the LINKYO Electric Knife Sharpener to review. I was hoping it wasn't too complicated and that it would end my utensil murders.

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Always Be Prepared With The Acquapura Personal Water Filter Straw


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Seeing the news about water disasters that have occurred lately across the nation had me wondering what people do when they can't use their own water. Then I saw this Acquapura Personal Water Filter Straw. I received one of these to review and this is something that everyone should have in their emergency supplies or or disaster kit. 

Friday, September 11, 2015

Be Fascinating In A Valdler Fascinator Hat

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I always marvel at the fascinators the ladies wear to the major events in England. It's a bit like watching all the hats at the Kentucky Derby. I have received these Valdler Fascinators to review and they are not only fun, but gorgeous!

September 11th 2001 - Not Forgotten

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Today marks the 14th observance of a day I will never forget. What began as a regular morning with a regular routine, regular habits, the regular actions we normally did on such regular days, rapidly turned into a horrifying nightmare that stopped us in our tracks.

Thursday, September 10, 2015

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Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Why Is There So Much Rudeness and Hatred? I Dare You...

I see it everyday. Someone posts something on Facebook or Twitter and it never fails. Someone feels the need to make hateful, mean, rude comments. WHY? I have to wonder do these people speak to others like that in their face to face encounters? We all know that SOME do. We are bombarded with the videos of situations getting out of control because someone decided to step over a line. There was a time though, when that behavior was a rarity and not something we would see everyday. I'd like to say I am still shocked by terrible behavior, but the truth is, I am more surprised when I witness decency. 

Keep Moving With FSL Reflex Bluetooth Sport Earbuds


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I love being wireless! Way back when, I never imagined a day when we wouldn't be tethered to our walkman cassette players! As technology has progressed, it has brought a bit of fun with it. We can have music, books, podcasts and other audio delights almost anyplace we want them. I received the FSL Reflex Bluetooth Sports Earbuds to review and they allow you take them without a cable.

Monday, September 7, 2015

Keep Rolling! With The Mini Bike Pump From Life On Rides


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I love the freedom of jumping on my bike and just GOING. As a kid I would ride all day, never giving a thought to what I would do if something happened. I was super fortunate that nothing ever did! Now being older and hopefully a little wiser, I do think about the what-ifs and carry a few things with me. One thing I had not really thought about was a tire pump. I received the Mini Bicycle Tire Pump from Life On Rides to review and I made me wonder at all the times I took off with out thinking about something happening to the tires!

Homemade Beauty with Raw Shea Butter from Beauty By Shea


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I have been moving towards using natural products for awhile now, but have mostly stuck to learning how to use products for cleaning, germ warfare and aromatherapy. I was both excited and nervous to review this Organic Raw Shea Butter from Beauty By Shea. I had never even attempted to create more than a salt scrub!

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Chop! Chop! Chop It Up! With The Kuuk #MiniPullChopper


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Chopping veggies for a salad just got easier and eco-friendly! I received the Kuuk Mini Pull Chopper to review and I really like this thing!

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Relax Under Waves Of Color With The Ocean Wave Projector


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Lighting can set the mood, whether you want a relaxing atmosphere or and exciting one, lighting can be used to create it. I received the Ohuhu® Ocean Wave LED Light Projector and Speaker to review and it is wild!

Give Your Laundry Some Bounce! Natural Wool Dryer Balls From iGruv


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How complicated is your laundry routine? With all the products you see on the laundry aisle, you would think it required a degree in science to wash clothes!
It's easy to simplify by using less. The iGruv Natural Wool Dryer Balls do just that. I received a set of these dryer balls to review and while simplifying the laundry, they offer many other benefits.

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Get All The Great Ideas Down On The Shower Genius Idea Board


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Ideas usually come to mind at the most inopportune moments. As we are trying to fall asleep, in our dreams and of course, in the shower! I received the Shower Genius Idea Board to review and it is great for getting down that memo so you don't forget!