Monday, March 31, 2014

Bebe Bella Designs Crinkle Toy Review

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Bebe Bella Designs Crinkle Toy Review 

 I was sent the Bee Bella Designs Crinkle toy.  The toy is a 5'' x 5'' square, featuring a soft textured exterior and a noisy crinkly interior.  My son absolutely loved making the toy crinkle all over the house and in the car.  This toy definitely gave my son a lot of joy for something so simplistic!!!

 

 











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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Pine Bros Softish Throat Drops Review

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Pine Bros Softish Throat Drops

I was sent Pine Bros Softish Throat Drops to try and review.  I have to say they taste great!  The cherry was my favorite, but the honey had a good taste as well.  These drops not only tasted good but also worked wonderfully to ease my sore allergy ridden throat.  The texture starts like any other cough drop then become the classic softish texture.  The drop seems to melt in your mouth effectively coating your throat and soothing it.  

Here is a little back info about the product from the company:
1870 J. Herman Pine hung out a confectionery shingle on 8th Street above Walnut in Philadelphia and, along with his brother, sold their first batch of what they called 'Pine Brothers Glycerine Tablets.' In an attempt to relieve his own sore throat and those of his family members, Mr. Pine, a former German confectionery maker, determined that by combining the soothing natural qualities of glycerin with the healing properties of gum acacia, he could sooth and mitigate the mild discomfort of a sore throat. Add in some natural flavoring and a sweetener and voila, Pine Brothers Softish Throat Drops were born. "I have discovered something," Pine wrote, "which will give quick throat relief to thousands afflicted as I was." He added,"Perhaps I won't make much money out of this. But I can make people happy, and that's more important than money." Mr. Pine was being unduly modest, as his "discovery" would become one of the most successful, most delicious and most unique throat lozenges in the world. Nor has the recipe changed appreciably since it was first introduced to the public over 140 years ago.




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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Truth be Told: Adam becomes Audrey Book Tour!


Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes AudreyMeeting the man of your dreams, falling in love and getting married. It sounds like every woman’s dream. But what if you suddenly found out that your husband self-identified as and wanted to become a woman? That’s exactly what happened to Connecticut-based reporter Alexandra Bogdanovic.



As the daughter of music and television icons, Sonny and Cher, Chastity Bono grew up in the public eye. So it was shocking to people everywhere when she became Chaz. Her decision to “become” a man made headlines around the world, but Bono is not alone. Transgender men and women frequently appear on television talk shows and reality programs to share their stories. In doing so, they inevitably get the attention they seek; although it may not always be the kind of attention they want.




While many come forth in an effort to promote tolerance, acceptance and understanding in mainstream society, their decision to live as – or in some cases have surgery to become – the opposite gender often sparks curiosity and visceral reactions born from ignorance.




Truth Be Told: Adam Becomes Audrey, a new book from author Alexandra Bogdanovic, tells the other side of the story. Part tragedy, part comedy, part love story, the book tells the story of the author’s real life experience of meeting a man, falling in love, getting married and finding out her husband wanted to become a woman. This book is the story of what happened after she learned the truth.



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Alexandra Bogdanovic was born in Bronxville, N.Y. and grew up in Greenwich, Conn. She knew she wanted to be a reporter at age 12, and received her first byline in the Greenwich Time when she was a high school freshman. By the time she graduated from the Convent of the Sacred Heart in 1987, she'd been covering high school sports for a daily newspaper for four years.
In 1991, Bogdanovic graduated from Manhattanville College in Purchase, N.Y., with a Bachelor of Arts in English with a concentration in writing. She officially began her journalism career as an editorial assistant at The Advocate in Stamford, Conn., soon after graduation.



She then decided to devote her efforts to community journalism in order to have a more direct and meaningful impact in the towns and villages where she worked. One of her greatest challenges while working in Rye was covering the mutual aid response and local reaction to the Terrorist Attacks of September 11.



The veteran reporter is now a freelance writer. She enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, chilling with her cat, Eli and watching and photographing high-goal polo.




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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Vitamin C Serum SkinCare Review


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I was sent Pure Body Naturals: Vitamin C Serum to try in exchange for my honest review.  The Vitamin C Serum is packaged in a glass bottle with an attractive label.  It has a dropper for easy application.  I adore this serum, it goes on smooth and makes my skin feel a little tighter and smoother.  I have very sensitive skin so I was a little worried my skin might react to the serum but luckily it did not.  This Vitamin serum is very pure and vegan as well so you can feel great about using it! 

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Info from the company :

 See The Anti Aging Power Of Vitamin C + E + Hyaluronic Acid & Instantly Gain Brighter More Radiant Beautiful Skin Upon Application with our Professional Anti-Aging Serum.

Our Facial Serum Contains Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Suspended in a Concentrated base of Pure Vegan Hyaluronic Acid For Superior Anti Aging Effects.


-  Vitamin C helps smooth and firm skin and fade brown spots by inhibiting the free radicals that trigger wrinkling, sagging, and other aging changes. Apply Vitamin C in the morning,  to protect your skin from free radicals caused by sun damage.

- With bounds of studies singing its praise, Vitamin E is a skincare superstar. The vitamin has been proven to ease dryness and boosts skin’s UV defense.

- Hyaluronic acid, or sodium hyaluronate as it’s also known, has become a serious skincare staple. It’s the body’s own hydrating molecule, able to absorb up to 1000 times its own weight in water and responsible for keeping our skin plump, smooth and supple. Sadly, our natural levels deplete as we age, so fight off fine lines and a loss of skin tone with our latest Vitamin C Serum.
 

  • - 20% Vitamin C + E + Hyaluronic Acid Is The Absolute Highest Quality Vitamin C Serum Available
    - Vitamin C Serum Is Proven To Stimulate Collagen & Reduce Fine Lines & Wrinkles
    - This Vitamin C Serum Will Leave Your Skin Radiant & More Youthful Looking By Neutralizing Free Radicals
    - Professional Anti-Aging Serum derived from 98% natural and 72% organic ingredients.
    - Made in the USA In Our Advanced FDA Certified Facility.


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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Ozeri Rev Digital Bathroom Scale with Electro-Mechanical Weight Dial Review

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     Ozeri Rev Digital Bathroom Scale with 
   Electro-Mechanical Weight Dial Review


                I was sent the Ozeri Rev Digital Bathroom Scale with Electro-Mechanical Weight Dial to review.  I was immediately struck by the appearance of the scale.  It is creamy tempered glass with the dial looking like a speedometer.  The scale looks so awesome and even my husband was impressed.  Not only does it look good but it is super easy to use.  Other scales I have had in the past you had to tap the scale and then wait while it calibrated, with the Ozeri Rev you once the batteries in you can step right on with no waiting.  That feature is especially great when I want to weigh my toddler as he is not patient enough to wait for calibration lol. 
                 Once you are done weighing yourself the scale turns itself off so not waiting battery life.  Another neat function of this scale is you can set an alarm if you want to weigh yourself at the same time each day.  All in all this is a fantastic scale I recommend it to anyone who wants an efficient, great working scale that also looks fantastic!

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Here is a little more information from the company:
The Ozeri Rev Digital Bathroom Scale with Electro-Mechanical Weight Dial is the world's first weight scale to incorporate a synchronized electro-mechanical Dial and LCD that automatically illuminate and point to your weight in lbs and kg, for easy-to read results in all light conditions and from any angle. Boasting a visually arresting design, the Ozeri Rev scale features a huge 5.5 inch mechanical dial display with an integrated digital blue-backlit LCD, accented by stylish chrome to create a distinctive retro look, yet with the accuracy of modern technology. This professional quality scale features an oversized platform made of impact-resistant tempered glass with slip-resistant feet for ideal stability, and a new built-in alarm that reminds you to measure your weight at the same time each day. The Ozeri Rev Digital Bathroom Scale uses 4 high precision GX sensors that weigh up to 400 lbs (180 kg) in 0.2 lbs or 0.1 kg increments. Whether your goals are weight loss or muscle gain, the Ozeri Rev features the latest generation of StepOn technology to display your precise body weight upon stepping onto the scale, with no tapping required. The Ozeri Rev Digital Bathroom Scale is auto-calibrated and automatically turns off to conserve battery life. It runs on 3 AAA batteries (included) and features a Low Battery Indicator. Your Satisfaction is 100% Guaranteed.




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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Schick Hydro Silk Sensitive Razor Review






I received a Schick Hydro Silk Sensitive Razor to try for free from BzzAgent.  As the mommy of two rambunctious boys, I don't get a lot of time for myself.  So when I go to take a shower time is very precious!!  Honestly I will sometimes skip shaving just because it is hard to take the time to do so when you have a toddler beating on the bathroom door hollering for you to hurry.  So I was super excited to try the Schick Hydro Silk Sensitive Razor since my skin is super sensitive and prone to razor burn.  When I tried the razor I was amazed at how slick the razor head got, perfect for a super close and unbelievably smooth shave and the handle fit great in my hand no slips and easy to use.  The razor was so wonderful and even with making my shave quick I did not get any cuts or razor burn.  My legs stayed fantastically smooth for the next 3 days!!  I plan on continuing with this brand it fits perfectly into my life!

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Amanda's Eyes Review, Tour and Giveaway



Think what you see is what you get? Better think again.

Waking up is the pits when you come to in a hospital with a broken arm, a colorful assortment of abrasions and contusions, and a face swathed in bandages. It’s even worse if you can’t remember what hit you.

The bad and the ugly are crime reporter Amanda “A.J.” Gregson’s business. But learning she had a ringside seat for an explosion that killed two agents of the Continental Intelligence and Investigative Service (CIIS), incinerated an entire block of warehouses, and did so much damage to her eyes they had to be surgically removed? Well, that gives the darker side of life a whole new meaning.

Haunted by elusive nightmares, A.J. waits for her transplant and struggles to remember the events leading up to the fateful night of September 4, 2075. Weeks crawl by without a glimmer, before memory finally floods back the night before surgery, every detail brutally clear.

The explosion had been the work of the Ferrymen.

“The Ferrymen. My not-so-magnificent obsession for more than a year. Only a cataclysm could have made me forget. I guess you could call them hitmen. You could also call Einstein a math whiz. Think ruthless. Think unstoppable. Think killers so proficient ‘caught the ferry’ was fast replacing ‘bought the farm’ in common usage, and you have the Ferrymen in a nutshell.”

The transplant surgery goes off without a hitch—welcome news, because A.J. is raring for a rematch with Hell’s Boatmen. But contrary to popular belief, what you see isn’t always what you get. Take her new eyes, for example. Those baby blues may look perfectly normal, but they possess a power that turns her world upside down—the power to see into the hidden dimensions of the human heart.

 When the Sight unmasks the mastermind behind the Ferrymen, the unveiling is as stunning as it is unbelievable. The revelation sets her on course for a second head-collision with evil. Will she survive the final encounter?

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~My Review~ 

I was first struck by the stunning cover, I am normally not that into covers but this one blew me away.  The eye really set the tone for the story that was to come. Kathy DiSanto takes you into the world of Amanda or A.J. Gregson.  A.J.  has been injured in an explosion that causes her to become blind.  But in this futuristic novel medical technology can fashion her a new set, a copy of her own eyes...well sort of...........   Her new eyes have some surprises and sets her on a journey to uncover many truths.  I really loved this book from the start it drew me in and I finished it in only two settings.  Ms. DiSanto gave us a wonderful book that although futuristic, it manages to be completely believable.  The characters were well rounded and developed nicely as was the storyline.  I can not wait to read more from Ms. DiSanto!




About the Author
Award-winning author Kathy DiSanto wrote her first novel in 1997. That year, she published two romances with Bantam’s Loveswept line. One of them, For Love or Money, won a 1997 Romantic Times Reviewer’s Choice Award. 

In 2012, Kathy self-published two futuristic thrillers. Amanda’s Eyes is a near-future paranormal thriller and the first novel in a series featuring crime reporter A.J. Gregson. Why Live? is stand-alone dystopian science-fiction. 

Thanks to her day job as a communications specialist with a major university, Kathy has written more than two hundred features for print and the web. 

She is a member of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, the Alliance of Independent Authors, the Independent Author Network, the Independent Author Index, the Indie Writers’ Network, and World Literary Cafe. 

When not writing, she takes brisk walks with Molly and Lucy (her rescue dogs), reads, and indulges in her latest hobby at the firing range.

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