Saturday, April 25, 2015

#BestGrillBrush Grill Brush WINNER!

The winner of the Best Grill Brush is...

Best Grill Brush

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Thursday, April 23, 2015

#Adeline Hyaluronic Acid Serum Review

A few weeks ago,  I told you about my happy experience with Adeline Organic Eye Serum and it's healing effect on the area around the eye.

Earlier today, I gave you an account of my experience with Adeline Anti-aging Moisturizer Cream.

The focus of this review is my experience with Hyaluronic Acid Serum.  THIS is the product that, in my opinion, is the most important of the three. THIS is the healer, if you will.

NATURAL NUTRITION for your skin - Hyaluronic Acid Serum contains Retinol, a blend of Vitamin A for elasticity, collagen formation, and sun damage repair; Vitamin C for improved moisture, elasticity, and tone; Vitamin D to moisturize skin and promote healing; Vitamin E for anti-oxidant protection and non-greasy moisture!

GENTLE on skin - will not sting or burn when applied! This is the best anti wrinkle and anti aging serum available on the market. Great for even sensitive skin!
(NOTE: I did experience tingling when first applying the Hyaluronic Acid Serum -- but my skin was not in great shape -- I'd been neglecting it. It did not burn or sting.)

EASY TO USE - just apply twice daily and enjoy tighter, toned, younger looking skin in the morning. Just 60 seconds a day is all it takes to reverse the signs of aging and turn heads with your radiant, youthful skin!

IMAGINE having a smooth, even skin tone and a glowing complexion... even when you're not wearing makeup! Age spots, fine lines, wrinkles, and blemishes fade effortlessly with just twice daily usage!

The Hyaluronic Acid Serum has a lovely, almost mint fragrance -- it's there and gone! You don't need very much to get great coverage of the face and neck. It absorbs quickly and leaves your face feeling cool and very refreshed.  I use this first, followed by the Anti-Aging Moisturizer Cream.  I then apply the Organic Eye Serum. I've also found that it helps me to apply after a shower and to leave my face and neck just slightly damp for maximum absorption (your pores will not have closed).

You may connect with Adeline on their website and social media pages: AdelineLifestyle on Facebook and @AdelineSkinCare on Twitter.

I received free products from #Adeline for the purpose of this review. I received no monetary compensation. All opinions expressed herein are my own and based on my own use of and experience with the item(s).

#Adeline Anti-Aging Moisturizer Review

For the past few weeks, I've been using beauty products from Adeline Skincare.  I want to share with you my experience with their Anti-aging Moisturizer Cream.

Adeline Anti-aging Moisturizer Cream is the all in one anti-aging moisturizing face cream with Matrixyl 3000 which is research backed to double the amount of collagen in your skin.

5 POWERFUL ANTI AGING INGREDIENTS IN ONE BOTTLE: Adeline's Anti-Aging Face Cream is formulated with 5 powerful ingredients that fight wrinkles and rejuvenate your skin: Matrixyl, Witch Hazel, Hyaluronic Acid, Vitamin C & Vitamin E. The results on your skin are fantastic! You would normally have to purchase multiple creams to attain the benefits that we pack into one of our bottles. Our customers discover they don't want or need to use any other creams on their face after using our skin cream.

SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN to double the amount of collagen needed to give the skin its elasticity. This means your wrinkles are going to fade and you will no longer be looking at celebrities and other women wondering how they look so young because you now know the secret. Start feeling more confident. Your search for the perfect anti-aging skin cream is over!

GET YOUR TIME BACK: After washing in the morning and evening, it takes just 30 seconds to gently apply the cream to your face, neck and decollete. Skin appears radiant and more plump after use. Over time our customers experience visible improvements in the appearance of wrinkles, fine lines, laugh lines, dry skin and uneven skin.

UNBEATABLE PREMIUM QUALITY: Our face creams are handmade in our FDA-Inspected facility according to strict manufactures guidelines outlined by the GMP right here in the USA. All our products are free from parabens, SLS (Sodium Lauryl Sulfate) and petrochemical derivatives. With no added fragrances and no additives or fillers we are positive you are going to love our anti-aging moisturizer from Adeline.

ADELINE'S RISK FREE PROMISE TO AMAZON CUSTOMERS: "Give this skin cream a try. Feel its effects on your skin immediately. Use it in your daily beauty regimen. You will consider it one of the best skin creams you've ever used OR ELSE we insist on providing you with a 100% money back refund - no questions asked and you can even keep the unused bottle on us." - Adeline Beauty

I really like this moisturizer. It has a very light pleasant fragrance. It absorbs quickly into the skin.  It leaves my skin very soft and supple. My skin just feels and looks so much healthier and brighter.  Used in conjunction with other Adeline products, I KNOW my skin is healthy and rejuvenated.

You may purchase Adeline Anti-aging Moisturizer Cream on for the low price of just $37.50.

Connect with Adeline Skincare on their website and social media pages: Adeline Lifestyle on Facebook and @AdelineSkinCare on Twitter.

I received free products from Adeline for the purpose of this review. I received no monetary compensation. The opinions expressed herein are my own and based on my own use of and experience with the item(s).

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Dial Kids Hand Soap & Dial Baby Body & Hair Wash Review & Giveaway, Ends 4/29/15

Who doesn't just love the smell of a fresh, clean baby? I know I do.  When Lizz was a baby, we didn't have too many baby-oriented products for bath time.

Times have changed. As always,  Dial leads the way in developing products specially made for babies and young children.

They've recently introduced a product line just for Kids!  There is even a Hello Kitty Line!

I was blessed to receive two new items.  First, the Fragrance-free Body and Hair Wash:

and the Kids Waterymelon Foaming Hand Wash:

These products were developed alongside Pediatric Dermatologists, are hypoallergenic, paraben-free, ph balanced, and contain no dyes.

As soon as I opened the box, I knew that these will be perfect for my grand-daughter, Kinley. 

I depend on Dial for Kids because I know they provide gentle, safe products for my family.  I have no worries or concerns when using them. I can rest easy knowing that my grandbaby won't have irritated, red eyes or skin.  She can play in the bath to her heart's content.

The wonderful folks at Dial have generously offered two of my readers the chance to win coupons for FREE bottles of their Fragrance-free Body and Hair Wash or Kids Waterymelon Foaming Hand Wash.

Just follow the instructions below for your chance to enter to win! Open to USA, 18+, No PO Boxes. All entries are verified. Giveaway ends on April 29, 2015

I received free product for the purpose of this review. I received no monetary compensation. All opinions expressed herein are my own and based on my own use of and experience with the items.

The GreaterGood Shop Review and Giveaway, ends 5/7/15

I have long been a fan of National Geographic and their affiliated store, Novica.  Not long ago, it was brought to my attention Novica has partnered with and opened a new shop where every purchase helps support a charity that benefits our world.

I am truly honoured to be a part of this fine effort. Please allow me to share my experience with you.

I received the delicately beautiful Cross of Protection for my youngest daughter.  She rides a motorcycle and I do worry about her.

The verse reads: The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.

For my Mom, I received the Sweet Affection Mom's Heart pin.  Perfect gift for Mother's Day!

For myself, I received this silver Chain of Celebration necklace.

 I immediately added the Cross of Faith that I purchased at Novica a few months ago.

Knowing that each purchase I make is truly helping others and benefiting those in need is such a great feeling.

You can make purchases from so many categories! So many choices...

Perhaps the beautiful Weaving Hope Bracelet from the Breast Cancer shop:

Or the Pewter By the Swords of Angels St. Michael the Archangel Military Protection Medal from the
Veterans Shop.

Or  Warm Hearts, Soft Paws Christmas Ornament that benefits Animal Rescue.

There are also shops for Alzheimers, Diabetes, Rainforest, Literacy, Autism, and Hunger.  Thousands of well-crafted items -- something for everyone.

You may connect with The GreaterGoodon their website and Social Media Pages:
CharityUSA on Facebook and TheGreaterGood on Pinterest.

The lovely folks at GreaterGood have generously offered one of my readers the chance to win a $50.00 Gift Card to the shop!  Just follow the entry instructions below for your chance to enter to win.

Open to USA, 16+, No PO Boxes. All entries are verified. Giveaway ends on May 7, 2015.

I received a Gift Card to GreaterGood in order to facilitate this review. I received no other compensation. The opinions expressed herein are my own and based on my own use of and experience with the items.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Find your fashion statement at #DHGateBI

Prom and Cotillion Season is upon us!  Time to find the PERFECT dress and accessories!

March right over to and find the most amazing dresses for your special night!

From Cinderella fantasies to sultry temptress... DHGate has it all!

Don't let these low prices fool you! These dresses are simply amazing! Find your fashion statement at

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Monday, April 20, 2015

cushie b Review and Giveaway, ends 5/3/15


That's right -- you heard me! And I am just fed up with ugly "fat clothes".  Just because I've gained (and kept) extra weight doesn't mean I don't want to look stylish and fashionable.  I DO!

It's sometimes very difficult for women my size (smaller and larger) to find clothing that looks chic, upscale, and modern.

Wild orange florals are NOT for me. I look like a pumpkin.  Black may be slimming but it's also rather maudlin at times. I love colours that whisper rather than shout.  Comfort, too, is very important. I like clothes in which I can function: work, play, club, and travel.

Surfing the net for plus-size shops, I discovered, to my happy surprise, the amazing cushie b.  I fell in love immediately. Beautiful clothes, thoughtfully designed.  Clothes that will fit me and all of my plus-size sisters of the heart.

This is the divine Teal Blue/Navy Draped Kimono. Lovely, is it not?

It's also available in Silver Grey/Black and Deep Red/Wine in sizes 1X - 3X.

I was delighted when the folks at cushie b offered my the opportunity to review an item of clothing for them. I must've spent 2 hours trying to decide... I finally narrowed it down and asked them to choose for me!

When the package arrived... I actually cried.

I received the stunning Periwinkle Blue Cozy Draped Blanket Cardigan.  Oh, how I wish that it was winter coming on and not summer!  I want to wear this all the time.

The photos do NOT do this cardigan justice. It was a rather warm day, too. Darn it.

The back is long and covers my backside (thankfully).  It will be such a blessing come the cold weather.

The Cozy draped blanket cardigan has a cable back yoke and ribbed sleeves. Made of 100% extra fine merino wool.  It retails for $155.00 USD.

Please keep in mind that you are looking at a woman who is barely 5' 3" (Happy Husband claims I am only 5' 2").  This will definitely fit differently on a taller woman. I am wearing a 3X and truthfully wish I'd ordered a 2X.  I've lost more weight than I thought!

As summer approaches, cushie b has some gorgeous TopsShoulder Tops, and Knitwear.  All beautiful and all perfect for the plus-size woman!


The generous folks at cushie b have kindly offered one of my readers the chance to win a lovely, stylish Tee from their shop! How  amazing is that?

One lucky winner will be blessed with a High Low Hem Short Sleeve T-shirt in the size and colour of their shirt!

Available sizes 1X (14-16), 2X (18-20) , 3X (22-24). Colours:  Black and Mediterranean Blue. Retails for $49.00

You may connect with cushie b on their website, subscribe to the newsletter, and follow on their social media pages:
FacebookPinterest, and @cushie_b on Twitter.

Open to USA, 18+, No PO Boxes, please. All entries are verified. Giveaway ends on May 3, 2015.

I received an item of clothing for the purpose of this review. I received no monetary compensation. The opinions expressed herein are my own and based on my own use of and experience with the item.

#dietenlightenment Diet Enlightenment by Rachel L. Pires

Author Rachel L Pires has written a great little book called Diet Enlightenment.  It's a no-nonsense, common sense approach to weight loss.

Less than 200 pages, Rachel get right to the point: "Dieting" doesn't work.  Conscious, thoughtful, responsible approaches are the keys to successful weight loss.

We must THINK about the foods we ingest daily. We must learn to count calories (actually a very simple task), we must learn to choose carefully the food we put on our plate.

Rachel teaches a positive mindset:  She encourages her readers to actively demonstrate good eating choices until it becomes a natural occurrence.

This is no fly-by-night "diet" book that promises a miracle pill.  Its a book filled with good advice, encouragement, and determination.  She speaks WITH the readers, she doesn't lecture or demean the readers.  I appreciate that.

You may purchase Diet Enlightenment by Rachel L. Pires on for the low price of just $11.48 for the paperback or $8.49 on Kindle.

I received a copy of Diet Enlightenment to facilitate this review. I received no monetary compensation. The opinions expressed herein are my own and based on my own use of and experience with the item.

#WipeforWater with Neutrogena Naturals!

This Earth Month, April 22nd is Earth Day, Neutrogena® Naturals is partnering with The Nature Conservancy to save water.
Take the #WipeforWater challenge and pledge to clean your face without using water — and only using Neutrogena® Naturals Purifying Makeup Remover Cleansing Wipes — for 3 days!

Then, get sharing about your Neutrogena® wipes with your social networks! For each pledge, Neutrogena® Naturals will contribute $1 to The Nature Conservancy to support water conservation, up to $50,000.

Be a part of something extraordinary and beautiful!  Join me today and pledge your support of the #WipeForWater campaign!

The Neutrogena Wipes are fantastic! The main use is, of course, to remove make-up but it they also make a lovely, refreshing pick-me-up during the day!

Just take a single wipe, unfold it, and run it across your face and neck a couple of times.   Leaves the skin feeling clean, soft, and gently hydrated.  As it dries, it also cools and soothes your skin.

I received a box of complimentary Neutrogena Wipes from Neutrogena and Influenster for the #WipeForWater Campaign. I received no monetary compensation.  The opinions expressed herein are my own and based on my own use of and experience with the item.

DANKLO Mystery Box Winner!

The winner of the Danklo Mystery Box is...

DANKLO Mystery Box!

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