iCoffee By Remington Review

I was offered an iCoffee Maker by Remington to review.  I am a coffee snob, so Mr. Messy says, so I did a little research on the iCoffee before jumping on the chance.  I mean, it’s a coffee maker, right?  It’s not a single serve brewer or a specialty coffee drink maker, it brews coffee.
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What I found out was that the makers of the iCoffee spent seven years and made over 1,257 prototypes before finally creating the iCoffee.
“iCoffee’s SteamBrew™ technology includes, six rotational hot water jets, brew-viewing window, gold-tone filtration, 12-cup fully automatic, 24-hour programmable, automatic shut-off with 2-hour keep warm, and rich coffee crèma extraction that is seen forming in the exclusive Brew Window. The iCoffee brewer is engineered to extract only the most exquisite coffee flavors. iCoffee technology is protected by patents so you won’t find it in any other coffee brewer.”
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Bruce Burrows, the inventor of iCoffee by Remington, recognized the problem with traditional brewers creating bitter coffee.  Thank you Bruce!  Please be sure to shake that man’s hand for me if you know him.  I love the smell of coffee and the flavour of coffee but that bitter taste is something I can’t handle.  Some brands of coffee have it more than others.  So, like others with the same problem, I cover that bitterness with sugar and cream.
He sought out to fix this.  I would say that he probably hates the bitter taste more than I do since he spent seven years and created 1,257 prototypes before finally being happy with the iCoffee by Remington.
So, the iCoffee sounds pretty stinking fantastic and YES, YES I would love to do a review!  I can tell you the exact same thing that the iCoffee website will tell you.  First, let’s find out why and how, then I’ll let you know what I think of the iCoffee, since it is a $169.99 coffee maker.
Isolating the Problem
Drip coffee makers have been in use for more than 40 years. Now that the original drip-brewer patents have expired, the industry has reached commodity status. There have been hundreds of drip-brewers on the market. Unfortunately, they all suffer from the same scientific dilemma – uneven extraction.
Drip brewers rain hot water down unevenly on the grounds. You can see the evidence of this by looking at the crater that can be formed in the grounds after brewing. Unfortunately, this results in the over-extraction of unwanted acidic and bitter coffee oils. This makes perfect coffee extraction impossible.
Single-serve coffee makers are popular because they are fast, easy to use and convenient. Unfortunately, the pump can quickly force hot water through finely ground coffee at excessive speeds, resulting in over-extraction of unwanted acidic and bitter coffee oils. Single serve is expensive to use and forfeits perfect coffee extraction for speed.
Coffee drinkers love how their favorite coffee tastes smoother, non-bitter, and non acidic using the French Press brewing process.
The French Press completely surrounds and suspends coffee grounds with hot water, extracting exquisite coffee flavors with none of the bitter, acidic aftertaste. Unfortunately, the French Press is inconvenient to use, the coffee becomes cold quickly, it is time consuming to brew and clean, and it is limited to only a few cups.
THE ICOFFEE SOLUTION
iCoffee technology forgoes the dated mechanics of shower head drip coffee brewers, pressurized single-serve cups, and French Press by revolutionizing how the coffee is finessed inside the brewer.
First, the coffee is pre-steamed to evenly apply proper moisture and heat. Like steaming vegetables to unlock nutrition and flavor, iCofffee uses the benefits of steam to open up and fully release only the non-bitter, non-acidic, exquisitely smooth coffee flavors.
Six patented SteamBrewTM hot water rotational jets further steam, and stir your favorite coffee releasing a symphony of exquisite flavors.
iCoffee’s modern design allows the coffee lover to observe the SteamBrew process through the Brew-viewing window, and watch as rich coffee crèma forms.
iCoffee releases more flavor from the same amount of coffee and allows you to use less coffee to achieve the same boldness. iCoffee drinkers report using less coffee to achieve desired strength and exquisite flavor.”
Okay, so does this very expensive coffee maker live up to the hype?  YES.  Plain and simple, this is an amazing machine.  I am now able to enjoy coffee without cream and sugar and I have an easier time finding coffees that I’ll drink.  We tried it using my favorite brand of ground coffee and a generic store brand.  Both pots of coffee were wonderful!
We’ve tried it over and over again with different brands and flavors of coffee.  The best way to describe the coffee difference is that it removes the bitter taste that you are used to with coffee and you get a more pure coffee flavor experience.
The iCoffee does not take traditional paper filters and chances are you’ll be using less sugar and cream.  If you must justify spending the extra money, look at it as saving you money in the long run.  Chances are it will take you a good long run to save that kind of money on filters, sugar and cream but I think a lot of people spend around $100 on a good coffee brewer anyway.

“Disclosure of Material Connection:  I received one or more of the products or Services mentioned above for free or monetary compensation in the hope that I would mention it on my blog.  Regardless, 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.”

God’s Not Dead Thoughts

PureFlix just released in theaters the Christian based film God’s Not Dead. I was able to view it and loved the film. I thought it was a great theological film. I myself am a Christian. I am married to a man that is not so set on the idea that Jesus Christ was the son of God. It’s a tough relationship but I am crazy about that stubborn soul. I call him stubborn but he would tell you that I am far more stubborn when it comes to my faith in Jesus Christ.

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This film isn’t about Jesus but about the Great I AM and one young college freshman’s standing up for his beliefs in our Almighty and Powerful God. I like that you don’t have to be a Christian to enjoy this movie.  I think so many people of other faiths will avoid it because they think it’s only for Christians but that couldn’t be more wrong.  I don’t see anything wrong with taking a child over the age of 10 or maybe 11 to see it.  I wouldn’t recommend 9 and under but I tend to shelter my children.  It’s not violent and it doesn’t have dirty content of any kind.  If you have a younger more mature child then go for it.  There is a very sad part where a father hits his daughter that broke my heart and I’m not sure a child could comprehend that.


Synopsis:

Present-day college freshman and devout Christian, Josh Wheaton (Shane Harper), finds his faith challenged on his first day of Philosophy class by the dogmatic and argumentative Professor Radisson (Kevin Sorbo). Radisson begins class by informing students that they will need to disavow, in writing, the existence of God on that first day, or face a failing grade. As other students in the class begin scribbling the words “God Is Dead” on pieces of paper as instructed, Josh find himself at a crossroads, having to choose between his faith and his future. Josh offers a nervous refusal, provoking an irate reaction from his smug professor. Radisson assigns him a daunting task: if Josh will not admit that “God Is Dead,” he must prove God’s existence by presenting well-researched, intellectual arguments and evidence over the course of the semester, and engage Radisson in a head-to-head debate in front of the class. If Josh fails to convince his classmates of God’s existence, he will fail the course and hinder his lofty academic goals. With almost no one in his corner, Josh wonders if he can really fight for what he believes. Can he actually prove the existence of God? Wouldn’t it just be easier just to write “God Is Dead” and put the whole incident behind him? GOD’S NOT DEAD weaves together multiple stories of faith, doubt and disbelief, culminating in a dramatic call to action. The film will educate, entertain, and inspire moviegoers to explore what they really believe about God, igniting important conversations and life-changing decisions.

GOD’S NOT DEAD features a talented cast of actors including Kevin Sorbo (SOUL SURFER, HERCULES, ANDROMEDA), Shane Harper (GOOD LUCK CHARLIE, HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2), David A.R. White (BROTHER WHITE, REVELATION ROAD and JERUSALEM COUNTDOWN), and Dean Cain (LOIS & CLARK: THE NEW ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN), with special appearances by Christian super-band Newsboys and “Duck Dynasty’s” Willie and Korie Robertson.

“Disclosure of Material Connection:  I received one or more of the products or Services mentioned above for free or monetary compensation in the hope that I would mention it on my blog.  Regardless, 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.”

Hapari Giveway

I know how much you guys love the Hapari Swim Suit giveaways that I asked my friend to let me share hers with you!image

One lucky reader will receive a $100 eGift Code to Hapari.com.

Hapari swimsuits are stylish, fashionable, and they have a wide selection of tankinis, as well as bikinis, and one-piece swimsuits. Also, cover ups and clothing to go along with your suits. They carry men’s, women’s, and kid’s suits as well.

Giveaway ends 4/20/14 at 11:59 pm EST. Open to US Only. Must be 18+ years of age to enter.

Enter below using the form. Good Luck!

I’m Suppose to Plank What? How I Saved Dinner!

I am not a domesticated woman.  I want to be, I so badly want to be in a 1950′s dress when Mr. Messy walks through the door with the perfect looking children at the dinner table waiting with the perfect meal.  It’s just not going to happen.  I really have no one to blame but myself.  My mama will tell you that I use to say that I won’t cook anything unless it comes out of box when I was a girl.  I also had the mentality that if I grew up in the 1950′s my attitude would have caused my parents to go bankrupt from sending me to an etiquette school for girls.

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Still I managed to marry the man of my dreams, I just hadn’t had those dreams before we met, and have three beautiful little girls.  I am NOT that 1950′s house wife though.  Most days I choose to get dirty with my girls and not pay a bit of attention to the tornado that rushes through my house everyday that I am home. The tornado only sweeps through when I’m not working because when I’m at work I’m not there to twirl through my house. (See because I’m the tornado)  I am usually on the ground or arm deep in something when Mr. Messy walks through the door and I look up like a deer in headlights saying out loud “you’re home already?”  Not given a thought to dinner and the fact that I am required by law to feed these little girls.

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Well, tonight wasn’t going to be like that!  I had it all planned out.  I had bought a wild caught salmon and planned to plank that bad boy!  I actually think fish are A-sexual so I’m sorry if I offend any salmon lovers.  I bought some organic (well, it was in the organic section of my grocery) rice and planned to serve  the cedar planked salmon on a beautiful bed of it, I don’t even make my own bed in the mornings.  With a healthy side of some green vegetable.  Look at me, I’ll have that beautiful dress on and those clean, well behaved children in no time, right?  I give it 2 weeks and this house will be a much more orderly home.

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Well, I managed to burn the rice, who knew that it was so hard to actually cook normal rice?  By normal I mean not instant rice.  I managed to over season the salmon while planking it!  UGH, these girls will never eat this spicy fish.  Let’s not forget about the healthy green vegetables I planned so carefully.  Oh, wait, I FORGOT to even make those!

Don’t worry though, my amazing culinary skills have saved dinner!  I have practiced years for this very moment!  Dinner was a success!  Now, I don’t even want to talk about the bird that my neglect killed today.  That’s another story that I’ll tell you about after therapy.

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Comforts for Baby Small Memories, Big Memories Contest


Comforts for Baby is giving away a year of free diapers! Yes, that’s right, a year’s worth of free diapers to the winner of their Small Memories, Big Memories Giveaway.

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Share your Big Memory and enter for a chance to win a year of free diapers!
Here’s how:  Upload a photo of your little one, personalize it with one of our funny quotes and you’ll receive a free coupon booklet*!

Share it and get your family and friends to vote. The more “thumbs up” the more chances to win.
The image with the most “thumbs up” will win a year of free diapers!

* While supplies last.

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Click the above “Getting Started” to enter or HERE for mobile users.

“Disclosure of Material Connection:  I received one or more of the products or Services mentioned above for free or monetary compensation in the hope that I would mention it on my blog.  Regardless, 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.”

Hops House 99 Review and Giveaway

Hops House 99 invited Mr. Messy and me out for dinner.  I agreed since Mr. Messy is a big beer fan and I, well I am a big fan of food.   I’m not big on sports bars or pubs though.  To be honest, the only good thing they usually have to offer is beer and company.  Since I usually bring my company and I’m not big on beer, I’ll opt for another type of establishment to enjoy my food.  The food at a Pub or Sports Bar is usually lacking in flavor and overloaded with grease to try to cover that up.
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When we arrived it was a lot classier than the neighborhood sports bar or pub.  I honestly didn’t expect anything less from our friends at Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.   It has to be a fan’s dream with 30 HD TVs throughout the restaurant.  Hops House 99 carries (get this) 99 different types of beer.  I’m not a genius but I’m guessing that’s where the name came from.    They offer 24 draft beers and 75 bottled beers, a completely separate menu is needed for your evening’s beer selection.
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After looking over the beer menu for a few minutes the manager stopped by our table and chatted for a few minutes.  He mentioned to my husband that they had the hard-to-get Zombie Dust on tap.  Zombie Dust comes from a local brewery in Muncie, Indiana.  Come to find out about 30 of their beers come from local breweries.   He described the Zombie Dust and Mr. Messy couldn’t wait to try it.   Of course this is his new favorite draft beer.
I on the other hand am not a big beer fan, like I mentioned, so I opted for the beer sampler, four 4 oz brewskis on tap of your choice.  I chose their signature beer 99, two other ales (Blue Moon and Fat Head’s Bumble Berry) and asked the server to pick the last choice for me.   Our server came back with my three choices and Sam Adams Cold Snap.   I liked all four choices, especially the Sam Adam’s Cold Snap but my favorite was the 99.  Mr. Messy also tried the Daredevil (I think because of its name) and enjoyed it but not as much as the Zombie Dust (which might be because of its name a little too).
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Now, let’s move on to the food (click HERE to see the menu).   As if the huge selection of hops wasn’t enough to visit, their food is  exceptional.  The food is full of flavor and not grease.  Although some of it is fried, like the Sam Adam’s Beer Batter Cod Sandwich on a pretzel bun that I ordered, it wasn’t overly greasy.  I’m sorry for the half eaten sandwich, it looked so good I had to dive in.  It was just enough to get me dreaming about it for a week until my husband finally gave in and took me back for more nine days later.   The server recommended the Pretzels and Beer Cheese (made with their signature beer 99 exclusive only to Hops House 99).  She said they had received some complaints about the beer cheese and altered their recipe.  I don’t know what they did but I’m happy with their decision and I could literally eat this every day and be happy.  The pretzel sticks came out piping hot and the beer cheese was a perfect creamy consistency!  Mr. Messy was more than satisfied with the “Rueben” Pfeffer he ordered as well.
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I give Hops House 99 two thumbs up, honestly if I could give it four I would.  It’s the fun atmosphere and fan friendly choices make it a favorite in our book.  We enjoyed watching the March Madness tournament while enjoying a nice night away from the girls.  By the way, this is a 21 and up establishment, so don’t plan to make it a family affair.
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RSVP for the Schlafly Beer Dinner on Thursday, April 10th, for $45 a person.  Check in is at 6:00pm and dinner starts at 6:30pm.  Make your reservations today since seating is limited.  Dinner includes (a tasting glass & beer passport) 5 beers & 4 courses.
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One LUCKY reader will win dinner for two to Hops House 99 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.  Winner must be 21+ years old and a resident of the Continental U.S.A.   Enter on the RC form below.
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“Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or Services mentioned above for free or monetary compensation in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, 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.”

Enjoy Easter With HoneyBaked Ham + Giveaway

Disclosure:  I received free product from HoneyBaked Ham in exchange for my review but my opinions are 100% my own and are honest.

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Every holiday we wonder where we are going. We wait until the last minute to hold it at our house since we have three young children and the thought of cooking for the rest of our extended family quite frankly makes my head hurt. Like, it actually hurts. However, this year you and I can enjoy Easter with HoneyBaked Ham and host it at our house.  I’m not sure about you, but the few times (a handful) we’ve hosted holidays at our home since we’ve had our children have been chaotic and down right painful. We don’t get to enjoy the time with our family and we end hoping the day is over before we even get to see some of our family.

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Actually, this is a rather comical story. My Daddy and Step-mama host a lot of holidays for his side of my family. EVERY SINGLE YEAR my husband and I try to get there just a little bit early so we can enjoy the doom that is imminent. The annual heating of the milk argument is usually behind the scenes before everyone arrives, however, I have the inside track from growing up and I just love to see this debate…tiff…ruckus…quarrel…near divorce…however you want to word it. For 17+ years this has been my favorite holiday tradition. Some people look forward to a college football game, but I am Team Step-mama all the way (sorry Daddy, I still love you)!

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I don’t enjoy fighting with Mr. Messy over dinner though. I think my Daddy and Step-mama might actually enjoy this heated conversation just a little bit because they always seem to find their way to it. Who knows, maybe when Mr. Messy and I know are so comfortable with each other that there is never a fight we’ll look forward to a tradition like this of our own. In the meantime I can stick to visiting  HoneyBaked Ham, on Colerain in Cincinnati, a few days before my holiday.

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We had a run through of Easter in the Messy House tonight. All I can say is yummy yum yum yum! Half of a smoked turkey breast was more than enough for my husband, myself and three little girls! The turkey was sweet and savory. It had a sweet crispy skin from the glaze and it was more than delicious! We also decided on Macaroni and Cheese as our first side since that is the one side my entire family can agree on. Garlic Mashed Potatoes were my husbands choice and I chose Sweet Potato Souffle.

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Everyone loved the turkey and the Macaroni and Cheese, which was a thick rich creamy cheddar cheese sauce with large plump pasta spirals. The Garlic Mashed Potatoes were a hit with everyone except Diva, but she hates potatoes! So, please don’t let her lack of enthusiasm sway your decision. They are real redskin Russet Potatoes blended until rich and creamy, with a hint of garlic. I LOVE garlic but Drama doesn’t. I thought the Garlic Mashed Potatoes were delicious and Drama didn’t say anything about the garlic. So, if you ask me, it was the perfect amount of garlic.

My favorite, and the surprise of the night was the Sweet Potato Souffle. Wow, this was AMAZING! I mean so good that my eyes nearly popped out of my head! My seven year old really enjoyed them, my five year old wasn’t be forced to eat them and two year old ate all of it. The sweet potatoes southern style, blended with brown sugar and topped with crunchy walnuts and pecans. The description says you don’t have to wait for a holiday to serve this extra special side dish and believe me, I won’t!

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I am more than impressed with the dinner we got from HoneyBaked Ham. We managed to microwave almost all of our “Early Easter” meal. This is something I would be proud to serve on Easter or any other important holiday. I could also get away with making it all and putting it in my own dishes to pass off as homemade. So, please don’t let on to my family if you see them out that this is my new secret. I’m sure we will all hear whispers about how she managed to learn how to cook finally.

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“Disclosure of Material Connection:  I received one or more of the products or Services mentioned above for free or monetary compensation in the hope that I would mention it on my blog.  Regardless, 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.”

Hapari Swimwear Review and Giveaway

Disclosure:  I received free products in exchange for a review but my opinions are 100% my own.

Hapari has offered me a review and I get to offer you a chance to win a $100 Gift Card to one of my lucky winners!  I do not care what size you are.  Chances are if you are looking for swim suit and are a woman, you are NOT excited.  I LOVE Summer!  It’s my favorite season.  I try to save up all of my sick and vacation time so I can use it in this one season of the year.  I’d much rather call in from being dehydrated (which can be very dangerous so please drink lots and lots of water) after a day at the pool than being sick with a nasty cold and spending the day in bed.

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I agreed to the review and then I got a little nervous.  I am reviewing a swim suit.  If I have one reader or hundreds of thousands of readers, I don’t want to be on the internet in a swim suit.  Honestly, it’s not because I’m ashamed of my body but a little worried about what some creeps out there might do with my picture.  There are areas that I am working hard to tone but I’m not ashamed.  If anything I love my body now.  I don’t know if everyone in the world does but I have learned to love it.  I have also learned that I’m not going to have a perfect body, no matter how hard I work.  I am also not going to eat everything in the world that I like and not put an ounce of sweat into working out but still wake up in the morning having a fantastic body either.

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I’m a mom of three beautifully made young girls.  I have to love my body.  I also have to put forth an effort, but I don’t the time or energy to give it ALL the time I have.  I am tired, I have a part time out of the home office job and I write for you guys.  I wish I had just 30 minutes a day to devote to a hard core workout.  Then I have to find the time everyday to wash my hair and then I have to dry it and curl or straighten it.  Plus, let’s be real, I’m tired!  I have a two year old that runs me around like a crazy woman.  Okay, let’s get back from my tantrum of why I don’t have the world’s idea of perfect body.

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Hapari is here to solve all your woes of swimwear.  First can I say that the wide choice of styles makes it easy for everyone to find what they like.  You have a choice from wild to conservative designs.

“About Hapari

Distinctive and beautiful, Hapari swimwear is designed to enhance a woman’s natural beauty — no matter her shape.

At Hapari, we believe that every woman deserves a fit that will flatter her figure because you should look and feel great while having fun in the sun. And that is why our swimwear is created from the finest fabrics and with body-shaping features to help you feel comfortable and confident!

Whether you’re looking for a tankini, bikini, one-piece or plus size swimwear, we believe you should never sacrifice style for comfort and coverage. And with Hapari, you’ll never have to!”

The tankini that I chose (shown below) is full of such bold colors that I couldn’t pass it up.  I chose the Denim Tile SOS Underwire Tankini because of the support it claims to give.  After growing three perfect girls in my body, it gave way a little (or a lot).  I was excited and waiting on my new tankini anxiously.  I couldn’t be more pleased with my decision either!

“The Denim Tile S.O.S. Tankini is here to save your shape! A Polynesian-inspired full-coverage tankini, this top gives you a supportive underwire with adjustable double straps for even more support. The back tie allows you to customized the fit just for you. Denim Tile print is complemented beautifully with mikado straps,  trim and lining. Model is wearing Denim Tile Cali Bottoms.

  • 80% nylon, 20% spandex
  • UPF 50+
  • Machine or hand wash. No bleach. Line dry.
  • Standard foam cups. Improved shape with Secrets.”

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I also chose the Mikado Yellow Tummy Tuk Swim Bottoms because again three babies!

“Try our revolutionary Tummy Tuk™ technology! These swimsuit bottoms rest at your natural waist, helping you maintain your shape without uncomfortable binding or pinching. Mikado yellow looks great with any of our denim and denim tile tankinis!

  • 80% nylon, 20% spandex 
  • UPF 50+ 
  • Machine or hand wash. No bleach. Line dry.”

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After I received the pieces I realized just how incredibly awesome Hapari was!  I was alway nervous about ordering clothing online, and make that double for swimwear.  I followed the size chart and ordered what my size should be.  The Denim Tile SOS Underwire Tankini is A-M-A-Z-I-N-G!!!!  The adjustablility (may or may not be a real word) is FABULOUS!  I mean, the capability of this top is mind blowing!  If you are a woman and needing an underwire then you’ll understand my reference.  You know how a bra has the adjustability of about 6 inches in the straps?  This top has triple that, at least, maybe quadruple!  The Tummy Tuk Bottoms really do help slim my midsection.  I need that extra little bit of confidence every now and then.

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Hapari is giving one of my readers a $100 gift code to choose the perfect swim suit for them! Winner must be a resident of the Continental U.S.A. and must be at least 18 years old – Good luck!

 

“Disclosure of Material Connection:  I received one or more of the products or Services mentioned above for free or monetary compensation in the hope that I would mention it on my blog.  Regardless, 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.”

Crave Naturals Whiplash Pink Eyelash Curler Review

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

I recently received the Whiplash Pink Eyelash Curler by Crave Naturals to review and it was perfect timing for me because my last eyelash curler was falling apart.  I love the look of this one but then again I’m such a sucker for pink it’s not funny.  I do like the comic like packaging though too. 
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What I like more than the look and packaging is the fact that this eyelash curler actually told me how to use it.  You should curl your lashes mascara free.  I never knew that so the great debate is over.  I asked a friend in my early twenties how to use an eyelash curler and I was told before and after…I always just picked after my mascara though.  Woops, the more you know, right?
So, let me explain my small eye delima.  Every time I use an eyelash curler I would pinch my small eyelid.  UGH, it was too the point that I rarely curled my lashes.  So, I was a little worried when I noticed just how big this curler was.  I’m happy to report that I didn’t get pinched at all. 
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“Get Dramatic Natural Looking Lashes In Seconds
If you are look for a professional quality lash curler to give you fully curled lashes that last all day long thenWhiplash is a must have. Whiplash Eyelash Curler will make your lashes stand out, in just a matter of seconds.
After using several different eyelash curlers that failed to produce a full curl that lasted all day, the founder and CEO of Crave Naturals was determined to find a curler that could out perform all others. She tested several curlers that were poorly made, flimsy and hard to hold, until she found the design for Whiplash.
Women Everywhere Are Impressed By The Performance Of Whiplash
Designed with precision in mind, Whiplash increases the natural curl of eyelashes by 80%. It captures every lash to create dramatic, fully curled lashes that will stay curled all day long. Each Whiplash curler comes with 10 refill non slip cushion pads, which will prolong the life of the curler.
Features of Whiplash include:
- Ergonomic handle provides for full control and ease of use
- Captures each lash for fully lifted lashes
- Designed for all eye shapes and sizes
- Create dramatic lashes that last all day
- Closure latch makes it perfect for travelling”
 

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Pure Body Naturals’ Vitamin C Serum Skin Care Review

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

I just recently received Pure Body Naturals’ Vitamin C Serum to review and it is pretty amazing.  I have fallen in love with using Vitamin C Serum on my face.  When I was given the chance to review some for Pure Body Naturals I jumped at the opportunity.  I ordered directly through Amazon and had it in my hand within a couple of days.  There was no delay what-so-ever.
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I have to inform you that the bottle was packed so well I had no concern over it breaking in transport.  That’s never fun.  When you order something and it is broken and leaking a fluid all over the packaging.  Then you have the hassle of tracking down someone in customer service and getting it replaced.  Who knows if you’d have to send the broken product back, but either way, it’s not something I want to deal with.
The product itself has a very nice presentation.  I like the fact that the droplet wasn’t actually used in shipment, it was separated to insure a safe delivery also.  I noticed a difference immediately when using the Vitamin C Serum.  My skin not only looks healthier and has a little glow to it but it feels healthier.  I am a fan of Vitamin C being used in the beauty routine.  I’m actually a fan of Vitamin C, why not add it to your skin too?
  • “20% Vitamin C + E + Hyaluronic Acid Is The Absolute Highest Quality Vitamin C Serum Available
  • This 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
See The Anti Aging Power Of Vitamin C + E + Hyaluronic Acid & Instantly Gain Brighter More Radiant Beautiful Skin Upon Application. 
You Will not Find A better Higher Quality, More Potent Effective Vitamin C Serum On The Market – with Pure 98% Natural 72% Organic ingredients
Our Concentrated Vitamin C Serum Provides Your Skin With The Following Benefits
- Proven to stimulate the synthesis of collagen which makes your skin appear years younger and more vibrant.
- Antioxidant properties that will reduce skin damage caused by the sun, pollution and cigarette smoke.
- Our Vitamin C helps to stimulate your skins rate of exfoliation for a brighter, smoother complexion.
- Diminishes the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, leaving beautiful skin.
- Boosts Collagen Production For An Instant Youthful Appearance.”
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The Vitamin C Serum is currently on sale (right this second) for $29.95 and is usually priced at $85.95.  That’s a great price to get yourself introducted to it!  I don’t know how long the sale price will stay there so if you are thinking about it don’t wait. 

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