Celestial Seasonings Tea


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I love tea, like most people know. I tried the flavor Candy Cane Lane Decafinated Green Tea for review and it is the perfect for wintertime. I really liked the flavor~Yummy tea! It does have a minty-type of flavor and it is a light taste. A nice change of pace from the regular plain green tea. #celestialtea #contest Thanks @influenster @CelestialTea for letting me try it for free in my #Frostyvoxbox

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Love Trap by Amnon Jackont


Intrigue, romance, suspense, sympathy, lies and compassion….what are words to describe Love Trap by Amnon Jackont, an ebook that takes place in Jerusalem and allows the reader to become enveloped in the life of Daphne Bernstein and her daughter Natalie as they struggle to find their place in this world.

Like most of us, Daphne has made some bad choices in life which led her down a path that she was neither proud of nor allowed to hold onto her dreams. She has accepted her punishment, served her time and blames no one but herself for her misguided decisions, but it has forced her to move often in order to try and not only supply Natalie with the life a mother always wants for her child, but to also be a doctor once again.

For many reasons, Daphne has found herself relocated in Jerusalem and pressed the restart button once again on their existence. What unfolds next involves a suspenseful test of her morals, love, mothering instincts and will to survive.

As if raising a preteen is not hard enough, in Love Trap, Daphne finds herself at work unable to decipher who to trust, what to do and how much is too much in her own life as she quickly becomes knee-deep into a ring of people and fellow coworkers that are, once again, out for their own good.

Bottom Line: I really enjoyed reading Love Trap by Amnon Jackont and found myself quickly immersed into the story. My interest was piqued from beginning to end. Amnon does a very good job of allowing readers the ability to imagine themselves as a ghost in the room to watch the story unfold first hand.

Check it out: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00Q34AJVW/ref=pe_385040_118058080_TE_M1T1DP

I received this product in exchange for my honest opinion based upon my personal experiences. #review

Professional Infrared Flat Iron with Tourmaline Ceramic Plates by Xtava


Buying a hair straightener is easy to do since there are many on the market. Finding a really good hair straightener is not so easy. Over the years, I have bought “ok” straighteners, but was never totally happy with any of them which is why I was so excited to try out the Professional Infrared Flat Iron with Tourmaline Ceramic Plates by Xtava.

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The straightener is unlike any I have ever used before, it is sleek looking, has infrared heating, super long cord that swivels and it works perfectly!

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I had never heard if infrared heating in a flat iron before and was not sure what the advantages are for this technology. According to Xtava, the infrared heating penetrates the inner layer of the hair and heats from inside out. This makes it easier on the hair, protects it from damage and reduces frizz. The ceramic tourmaline plates also plays a role in keeping your hair shiny and not frizzy while protecting your hair health and appearance. My daughters and I have noticed that our hair feels soft and not frizzy after we use the flat iron.

This flat iron has a great range in temp from 265F-445F. I generally use it at 355 and that works really well on my fine semi-wavy hair. My daughters have thicker hair and they generally set it a little higher, around 385, and that works great for them.

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The Professional Infrared Flat Iron with Tourmaline Ceramic Plates comes with an automatic shut-off and will turn off after 60 minutes of no use. I really appreciate that especially since I have teen girls who also use the flat iron. I admit, there have been times I wonder if I remembered to unplug an appliance.

It is so nice to have a long cord (8 ft) that swivels 360 degrees. It makes using it much easier since it swivels, especially when straightening the back of my hair. Plus, the long cord allows me to move around and use even if I am sharing the bathroom with someone else or in a hotel and the outlet is not always close to a mirror.

Xtava thinks of everything from quality products that are amazing down to even the handy bag the straightener comes in which works great for traveling and packing.

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What do I not like about this product? Nothing! The only issue I have, my teen girls love it so much they keep stealing it from me. 😉

Check it out: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00RFWKUWO/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I received this product in exchange for my honest opinion based upon my personal experiences. #review

Syono Orthotics Shoe Inserts and Gel Insoles for Men and Women


I admit it, my feet hurt most of the time. Because of this annoying fact, I am always searching for ways to improve this problem. When I had a chance to try out the Syono Orthotics Shoe Inserts and Gel Insoles for Men and Women, I was more than happy to give it a shot.

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Syono Orthotics Shoe Inserts and Gel Insoles are easy to use since they just slip right into your shoes (I did remove the insoles of my tennis shoes first, otherwise it would have been too tight). I did not experience any issues with putting them into my shoes; no punching and the shape fit well not leaving any gaps.

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If the insoles are too big, since they are one size fits all, you are able to trim them down to fit your shoes. Fortunately, I did not have to since they already fit my size perfectly upon arrival.

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Once in my shoes, I put them to the test. I noticed while walking, the gel insoles are extremely comfortable and had really good cushion. They were soft and conformed to my foot imprint. I tried them out not only in my tennis shoes, but I also put them into my slipper boots since those do not have very much cushion left and I noticed a definite improvement with the Syono insoles. Luckily, it is very easy to move them to different shoes quickly and they have not shown any signs of wear from the continual transfers.

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One issue I noticed, there is not really any arch support. Luckily, that is something I am not needing very much, so this did not affect me too bad.

I have used the gel insoles for about a month and so far, I have not noticed the cushioned feel diminish and the gel seems to be holding up well. The gel insoles never bunched or slipped in my shoes and stayed in place while using them. They have definitely made a difference in my walking and standing comfort.

Check it out: http://www.amazon.com/Syono-Orthotics-Insoles-Inserts-Women/dp/B008A6N4AY/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top

I received this product in exchange for my honest opinion based upon my personal experiences.

Reach It Grab It by Calibre Products


Even though my balance is not so great, being unable to get items that are placed too high is not an option. The capability to still be self-sufficient is very important to me.

With the Reach It Grab It by Calibre Products, not only can I grab objects out of my reach that are up on shelves or cabinets, but I can also pick up items that are down low or on the floor without having to kneel completely down. These dual functions have been really nice to try out this past month and definitely have reduced the risk of falling or dropping items.

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I have used the Reach It Grab It for numerous tasks inside and outside the house; such as, getting items off of top shelves in the kitchen and also replacing them when done, retrieving objects higher up in my greenhouse, taking baskets off of upper cabinets and putting them back, picking up dropped items under tables and reaching under the couch to snag dog toys (which is an endless battle). No matter what I have used it for, I had no issues or problems. It always worked out great for me.

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Reach It Grab It is lightweight, made out of aluminum, easy to use, comfortable handle and trigger, grasper end swivels to work from different angles and the grip has been strong while the soft silicone jaw have not slipped at all for me. I really like the fact that I can change the position angle of the jaws by 90 degrees in a very simple pull and twist manner. It is nice to know that is an option rather than turning my hand in some awkward way in order to grab certain objects.

Overall, I am really happy with the Reach It Grab It by Calibre Products and plan on continuing to use it.

Check it out: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00MRMVX9G/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I received this product in exchange for my honest opinion based upon my personal experience. #review

Oleavine 100% Plant Based Konjac Sponge Original White


I am all for keeping life simple and saving time, yet allowing some pampering during my daily routine. Exfoliating is very important in regards to keeping your skin healthy, happy and soft, but I do not want to spend a lot of time doing it or feel like my skin is being torn off my face and upper body during the process which is why I was so happy to try the Oleavine 100% Plant Based Konjac Sponge Original White.

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Some helpful facts to know about Oleavine 100% Plant Based Konjac Sponge Original White:
~Exfoliates, Cleanses, Detoxifies, naturally pH balanced
~100% natural, biodegradable and sustainable
~Biodegradable
~No preservatives
~No colors added
~No chemicals
~Ingredient is pure Konjac powder
~Not tested on animals

Once it absorbs water, the Oleavine sponge is so soft! I love how it feels on my skin. I use it daily while in the shower on my face, neck and upper body. The sponge is very easy to use and does not require any type of cleanser or body wash, unless you want to use in addition on the sponge. My skin is very sensitive and reacts easily to chemicals or harsh products, but I have not experienced any issues whatsoever. In fact, I have noticed just the opposite, my skin is soft, exfoliated and no dry patches.

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The tear-drop shape of the sponge is perfect since it is just the right size and form to fit in the palm of my hand for quick and effective use. The bigger end works well for my upper body and face while the smaller end is ideal for around my eyes. One side of the sponge has a dome-type shape that also allows your hand to easily cup the sponge and prevent it from slipping out of your grip.

To use, you simply get the sponge wet (allow to fully absorb water), rub the sponge on your face and/or body, rinse, gently squeeze the water out of the sponge and hang it up to dry with the attached string. I admit I was leery about the string initially since it is small and thin, but it has held up well and holds the sponge while not it use with no signs of breaking or tearing. In fact, I now appreciate the string being so thin because otherwise it would be in the way while using. I just keep it hanging in the shower in between use and it has been great to have handy each day.

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I have been using the Oleavine 100% Plant Based Konjac Sponge Original White for almost a month now and I really like it. The sponge still looks great after daily use and is holding up well. Oleavine says that the sponge typically lasts 2-3 months and I believe that to be true, especially since it has shown no sign of breakdown after 30 days.

Check it out: http://www.amazon.com/Konjac-Sponge-Exfoliating-Exfoliation-Effectiveness/dp/B00PT75WL6/?keywords=konjac+sponge and their website at http://www.oleavine.com/product/konjac-facial-beauty-sponge/

I received this product in exchange for my honest opinion based upon my personal experience. #review

Brookside Dark Chocolate Crunchy Clusters Berry Medley Flavor


Thanks to @Crowdtap and @Brookside_Choc, I was able to try the Brookside Dark Chocolate Crunchy Clusters Berry Medley Flavor for free!

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I have to say they taste awesome and my family really loved them. I think the bag lasted only a couple of minutes and then it was completely empty! These Crunchy Clusters are a nice combination of sweet and salty that satisfies either craving.

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Whether you are on the go and throw the bag in your purse or relaxing at home and want to enjoy a delicious treat, I recommend these for sure! Brookside also makes other flavors, so check them out beacause they are definitely worth it!

@Crowdtap @Brookside_Choc #Discoverbrookside #Sponsored