Tuesday, October 16, 2012

I'll Be Back - Next Week!!!

Hello, everyone! I just wanted to apologize for my absence these last couple months. Things have been crazy busy, and blogging just fell by the way-side for a time.

I will be starting back up with product, game and book reviews the beginning of next week, as well as giveaways, too.

Again, I apologize for my absence, and I am looking forward to re-joining the blog-o-sphere at the beginning of next week.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Review and Giveaway: Bluapple


I was recently given the opportunity to review a great money-saving device in my home - The Bluapple! The Bluapple is a small, blue plastic apple that goes in the refrigerator with your fruits and veggies and helps to keep them fresher, longer!

How Does the BluApple Work?

Ethylene gas is given off naturally by fruits and vegetables as a signaling mechanism in order to coordinate uniform ripening. However, once concentrated in your refrigerator or other storage areas, the presence of ethylene gas continues to speed up ripening and hasten spoilage.

The BluApple is designed to provide effective ethylene gas absorption for three months in a typical home refrigerator produce bin or storage container. The active ingredient does not "wear out", but continues to absorb ethylene until it has reached its capacity. A One Year Refill Kit rounds out the BluApple ethylene gas management product line, allowing consumers to reuse BluApples and not add them to landfills.


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We all know fresh fruits and veggies are important, but they are also SO expensive! Even with a household of 5 adults, we sometimes have a hard time eating all the produce we buy before it can go bad. The Bluapple is helping us with that problem! I just put the Bluapple in the crisper drawer with whatever produce I get from the store or our local Farmer's Market, and it absorbs the ethylene gas that produce creates as it ripens. My household loves strawberries, and we are lucky enough to live near a strawberry farm which sells fresh, just-picked strawberries from a local stand in the spring and summer. We buy a gallon bucket of strawberries at a time, but we cannot eat them all at once, and we all know strawberries go bad very quickly. So this time I put the Bluapple on top of the bucket after I cut the first batch of strawberries, and we still had fresh strawberries a couple days later!

My household also loves raw veggies, like carrots, celery, radishes and cucumbers. I tend to buy some of each every week at the store, and now I know that they will not go bad since they just go in the crisper drawer with the Bluapple!

I am thrilled with my Bluapple, and I just know you are going to be, too.

The Bluapple has generously offered 1 two-pack of Bluapples to three (3) lucky readers here! Just enter on the Rafflecopter form below.

Please note that this giveaway will end June 8th. This giveaway will run for 2 weeks because I am going to be out of town from May 25th or 26th until June 4th or 5th. This giveaway is open to US residents only. I will pick the winner using Rafflecopter and email them using the email they used to sign in to Rafflecopter. The winner will have 48 hours to respond - please check your spam folder! I will also post the winner here in this blog post. If I do not receive a response within 48 hours, I will pick a new winner.

a Rafflecopter giveaway


*Disclaimer* I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention/review it on my blog. I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” The opinions expressed in this post are entirely my own. Your experience with the product may differ from mine.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Free Kindle Books on Amazon May 24 and 25 Only!!!

I had the opportunity to read and share with you a couple of great books available right now for FREE on Amazon for your Kindle. They are:

Lucifer's Odyssey by Rex Jameson.


A civil war rages across the heavens between Lucifer and Jehovah, but it’s not the story you thought you knew...

Lucifer languishes in an earthly prison, awaiting the apocalypse that will finally free him after 200,000 years. Before breaking loose, he discovers that the armageddon he set in motion will destroy the capital of Chaos, his home universe.

He travels back to Chaos and stumbles upon a bloody civil war devastating his homeland. The realm’s magic wielders are firmly under the control of a rival clan, and without their protection, Lucifer's family is in mortal peril. As old demon clan rivalries blossom and a new hostile universe expands across the known multiverse, Lucifer is faced with not only protecting Chaos from annihilation but also saving his rightful place on the throne.


And The Goblin Rebellion by Rex Jameson.


Five years after the Uldram catastrophe, the elf Routan sits in a shattered home filled with the faded memories of his murdered children. King Elandril has done nothing to bring Lucifer and the demons to justice, and despite the assurances of the government, Routan remains convinced that the Elven Realm is in grave danger. Assistance comes from the creator of the Order Primal, and together, he and Routan will shake the foundations of the multiverse.

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Please follow the links given to check out these great books available for FREE May 24th and 25th only!



*DISCLAIMER* I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention/review it on my blog. I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” The opinions expressed in this post are entirely my own. Your experience with the product may differ from mine.





Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Review and Giveaway: Bakery on Main


Recently I was given the opportunity to review Truebars from Bakery on Main. These delicious granola bars are gluten-free, non GMO, and are also casein and dairy free. These bars come in 6 great flavors - Apricot Almond Chai Truebar, Coconut Cashew Truebar, Fruit & Nut Truebar, Hazelnut Chocolate Cherry Truebar, Raspberry Chocolate Almond Truebar, and Walnut Cappuccino Truebar.

All 6 flavors are just fantastic, but my favorites are the Raspberry Chocolate Almond Truebar and the Coconut Cashew Truebar.

I love that all their products are gluten free. While I do not personally have to follow a gluten free diet, I have friends that do and I understand how important it is to them to be able to have a great tasting, healthy snack that is gluten free.

Bakery on Main has generously offered a full sleeve (12 bars) in the winner's choice of flavors to one lucky reader here. Just enter on the Rafflecopter form below.

Please note that this giveaway will end June 6th. This giveaway will run for 2 weeks because I am going to be out of town from May 25th or 26th until June 4th or 5th. This giveaway is open to US residents only. I will pick the winner using Rafflecopter and email them using the email they used to sign in to Rafflecopter. The winner will have 48 hours to respond - please check your spam folder! I will also post the winner here in this blog post. If I do not receive a response within 48 hours, I will pick a new winner.

a Rafflecopter giveaway


*Disclaimer* I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention/review it on my blog. I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” The opinions expressed in this post are entirely my own. Your experience with the product may differ from mine.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Giveaway: Disney Cruise Event!


Here's the moment we've all been waiting for! Acadiana's Thrifty Mom has teamed up with American Family and an awesome group of bloggers to bring you our BIGGEST giveaway yet! One lucky fan will win a Disney Cruise for a family of 4 valued at $3000! That's right, a Disney Cruise ♥ This awesome giveaway is brought to you by American Family and Acadiana's Thrifty Mom, and hosted by Frugality For Less, and Debbie Does Coupons. GOOD LUCK!

*This giveaway is opened to U.S. residents only. You must be 18 years of age to enter to win. The winner will be responsible for transportation to and from the port of departure. This giveaway is not affiliated with Facebook, Google, Pinterest, or Twitter in any way. Please read HERE for complete rules.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Giveaway: Father's Day Grill Giveaway

It's time to give back to DAD! Sponsored by:

Route 249 Mom Does Reviews Jackie's Reviews, Mom Blog Society

It is open to both US & Canada

The giveaway will run May 15th, 12:01 until May 31st 12:01

1 winner will receive their choice of the gas grill or Paypal Cash Value 129.00

$100 Gift Certificate to Omaha Steaks

DAD Branding Iron

Wood Chip Box and an Injector Kit

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7-Piece BBQ Set with Apron

$100 Omaha Steaks Gift Card Sponsored by Mom To Bed By 8

Branding Iron and Wood Chip Box and an Injector Kit Sponsored by Dixie Lands Deals

7-Piece BBQ Set with Apron Sponsored by I Love My Coupon Fans & Coupon Queen that Saves the Green

This Fiesta gas grill is spacious enough to meet your grilling needs. It is suitable for preparing a meal for up to four people. With this grill, you will enjoy cooking your favorite meals outdoors.

Fiesta 25,000 BTU 2-Burner Gas Grill with Side Burner, Blue:

  • Porcelain-coated cooking grid
  • 260 sq. in. primary cooking area
  • 175 sq. in. chrome-plated warming rack
  • Two stainless steel burners with 25,000 BTU cooking performance
  • 10,000 BTU side burner
  • Porcelain/steel heat tents vaporize drippings and reduce flare-ups
  • Spacious, weather-resistant side shelves
  • Fiesta gas grill features porcelain-enameled, steel-top lid and base
  • Easily assembled cart
  • Color: Blue
  • Fiesta gas grill model #BP26035-024BL

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Monday, May 14, 2012

Giveaway: iPad May-nia!!!

Welcome to the iPAD May-nia Giveaway!
We are giving away the latest iPad to one lucky winner!
Bay Area Mommy has partnered with BeeSavy and some awesome bloggers to bring you this exciting giveaway for the most-coveted tablet out in the market!

BeeSavy is your digital personal shopping assistant that pays YOU for serving you! BeeSavy scours the internet to make sure you get the lowest prices on the products you want at the stores YOU love. The best part? BeeSavy gives you cashback on your purchases! Sweet! Check out their site to learn more!

To get a chance to win, enter using the form below.

The first entry is to sign up for BeeSavy by clicking here