Thursday, January 26, 2012

*Giveaway Alert!*

Zoya fans...nail polish fans, head over to TheTraceFaceFiles and enter to win the entire Zoya winter feel collection. Contest ends on March 2nd!

Zoya nail polish is the only polish I use. It is free of many bad chemicals that other nail polished do have (toulene, formaldhyde, ect.) If you haven't tried this polish, I highly recommend you do! :)

Monday, January 23, 2012

Comforts Baby Care Products

When I was thrust into being the mother of 3 children when my oldest was 22 months old and my twin boys were born, I discovered something. It is really difficult to shop with more than one kid. At that time, I learned that Kroger had those cute little baskets with the cars attached in the front, but what was a bigger deal to me was that those baskets also held two kids in the top where they can also sit. I could put all 3 of my kids in the same basket and get all of my shopping done without (too) much of a hassle! And a loyal Kroger customer was born.

After my initially being drawn to Kroger because it was a convenient and easier trip for me, I also learned that I could save the most money there. They have the best store brands in my opinion and we frequently buy them for our household. We love the Private Selection line of organic and sometimes gourmet foods. It fits our needs for delicious food on a tight budget. We also LOVE the Comforts line of baby products. It is expensive to have one baby. For us, our oldest was not yet 2 when our twins were born. If you think about that, THAT it a TON of diapers. We started buying comfort brand diapers after our boys were born and have been using them every since (our daughter is now 4 and potty trained, but our boys are 2 and still using them.) We had tried pretty much every store brand of diapers and we thought over all Comforts worked the best at not leaking, especially overnight. They also have great wipes. All of our kids have sensitive skin, so we use unscented or sensitive skin baby wipes. I think Comforts baby wipes are comparable to the leading brands! Why spend on all of that money when you can get the same thing for so much less?

I will admit I had not tried Comforts sippy cups, but I was lucky enough to get in the Comforts campaign over at Bzzagent and was very excited to see new cups included in the bzzkit. I will say my boys really seem to love these cups and I love that they have a cover for the lid, that is great for when we need to go somewhere so I don't have to worry about the cups leaking.

I would say if you haven't given Comforts brand a try, you should. These are good quality products at a fraction of the price. I have not yet tried a product from this line that didn't replace something we used previously. I highly recommend Comforts (and Kroger!) I have several 20% off of one package of diapers, training pants or baby wipes. I would be happy to give you one, so you can give this great line a try! Coupons given on a first come, first served basis.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Purex Crystals & Jockey Tech Terry review and giveaway

As a Purex insider, I am able to receive and try out brand new Purex products and then share my opinions with you about them. The latest box I received has been my favorite so far. It contained Purex Crystals fabric softener in tropical splash and a Jockey Terry Sports bra in size medium. The Purex crystals are really neat. The thing I found I loved the best about this great fabric softener is that they are 92% natural. Finally something I can use to make my laundry smell good and not have to worry that it is ALL chemicals I am putting on my family's clothing. The Tropical Splash scent is light and fruity. I loved it. You just pour the crystals in your washing machine, it's that easy! There is even little marks in the cap to tell you how much to put in depending on how big your load is or how much you want your clothing to smell. The more often you use the crystals, the more infused they become in your clothing! Another great thing about Purex Crystals is that they do not contain any oil, so they can be use on all laundry. You are not supposed to use fabric softener with sport wear, so it is really nice to be able to use this with my new Jockey Terry sports bra because if there were one item I had to chose to smell good and stay soft, it would be my sports bra.

Speaking of athletic wear, I was really impressed with the Jockey Terry. It has breathable mesh panels which made working out a lot less gross since there is a lot less sweat dripping down. It was a very comfortable bra to wear. The only complaint I have is that it runs small. I am usually barely a medium and I had a tough time getting the Jockey Terry on. I think it is a sports bra worth getting though, just go up a size from what you would normally wear!

Good news! You can get your own Jockey Terry sports bra. Jockey is offering a 20% off coupon!

More good news, you can enter to win your own Jockey Terry Sports Bra AND Purex crystals right here! One lucky reader will win both of these fantastic products to try out for themselves! Enter below. 1 entry is mandatory. All other entry methods are optional. The winner will be announced on 01/20/12 at 10 PM central time.

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Jockey and Purex provided free samples of their products so I could review them. However, all opinions expressed here are my own.