Archives for January 29, 2014

Ozeri CardioTech Pro Series BP5K Digital Blood Pressure Monitor with Voice-Guided Operation & Intelligent Hypertension Indicator

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I have high blood pressure but it is controlled with medication and so I was excited about receiving the Ozeri CardioTech Pro Series BP5K Digital Blood Pressure Monitor with Voice-Guided Operation & Intelligent Hypertension Indicator to try out for myself! I really love this Blood Pressure Monitor! What I like best is that it is very accurate. It’s also easy to use and I not only see my results, I can hear them as well. It can easily be used by two people in the same household since it will store readings for two individuals. Now, that is a real plus! I have tried various blood pressure monitors over the past few years and this really is my favorite so far. I really didn’t find anything that I didn’t like about it! It also comes in a handy plastic carrying case, which I can easily put in my purse. I highly recommend this product! It really is a must-have, especially those who have high blood pressure or those who are keeping track of their blood pressure. You can find it on Amazon and Sears. Also, find Ozeri on Facebook!

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Self Disclosure: I received this product from Ozeri to facilitate this review but any opinions expressed are my own.

 

Let’s Get Ready for Super Bowl! FoodSafety.gov highlights the FOUR SIMPLE STEPS TO FOOD SAFETY

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No doubt about it! Super Bowl is a time for yummy foods, hosting a party or attending a party or BBQ. But, food safety is also something to keep in mind! I’m actually making Tacos and yummy chili! I can’t wait for the fun day even though my favorite teams aren’t playing this year. 😉 What are your favorite dishes? Leave a comment below telling us! We would love to hear!

But, also keep in mind When planning your game menu, it’s important to remember that Super Bowl parties often involve finger foods, a lot of people sharing communal dishes and treats that are left out for long period of time—all which can be a recipe for disaster. The Food Safe Families campaign is offering tips on FoodSafety.gov to help you throw a winning Super Bowl Party.

 

FoodSafety.gov highlights the FOUR SIMPLE STEPS TO FOOD SAFETY: Clean, Separate, Cook, Chill. These basic actions include cleaning the food well, keeping potential contaminates separated, cooking meats thoroughly and chilling uneaten portions.

The following guests are partnering with the USDA and the Ad Council’s Food Safe Families campaign to remind you to make food safety a big priority on game day!

First, Rebel Chef Terry French, winner of Food Network’s Extreme Chef and Owner of Culinary Dreams is turning up the heat with recipes he’s learned from his travels around the world. No matter where his travels take him, he is always in search of adventure and the best ingredients available to create the most daring and passionate culinary experiences and to do it safely.

Martie Duncan of MartieKnowsParties.com and Season 8 of Food Network Star is also here to remind you to make food safety a big priority on game day!

Martie Duncan created a wonderful Super Bowl Food Safety Video you can see here that highlights all the important ways to keep out of foodborne illness troubles: http://youtu.be/zeK85i5dyvg

Self Disclosure: Sponsored feature by FoodSafety.gov.

 

SweetWorks for Valentine’s Day!! Yes! That special day is almost here!! Giveaway Opportunity!

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Can you believe that January is almost over? February will soon be here and Valentine’s Day too! Looking for the perfect chocolate gift for this special holiday? SweetWorks has you covered! As you may already know by our reviews, SoCal City Kids are big fans of SweetWorks. I love all their products from the Celebration by SweetWorks to Ovation, Sixlets, and Niagara Chocolates. I think my favorite is the Niagara Chocolates but I know my son loves the Sixlets! One new product I had the opportunity to review was the Niagara Chocolates Chocolat Au Lait Champagne Bottle. It is yummy and delicious semi-solid milk chocolate!

We have teamed up with our friends at SweetWorks for a Sweet Valentine’s Day Giveaway! One winner will win the gift package with the items posted in the above image!  First, leave a comment below telling us your favorite thing about Valentine’s day or tell us how you will be spending the day!  Next, “like” the SweetWorks  Facebook Page and make sure to “like” our Facebook page too! Deadline to enter is February 6th, 2014 at midnight. One winner will randomly be selected from all entries.

Self Disclosure: I received an assortment of Valentine’s candy to facilitate this feature and giveaway.

Laura Mercier Gifts that Give Back for Valentine’s Day!

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Looking for Valentine’s Day Gifts that give back this Valentine’s Day?

How about  including a guilt-free gift from Laura Mercier for a “Gifts that Give Back,” round-up.  100% of the profits from the sale of three amazing products are donated to the Laura Mercier Ovarian Cancer Fund.

 

What better way is there to show love for the important women in your life – your friends, sisters (and even yourself) – than with a gift that helps save women’s lives?

ABOUT THE GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK:

Bonne Mine Healthy Glow for Face & Cheeks Crème Colour Palette

  • ·        An easy way to achieve a sun-kissed glow, even in the middle of winter
  • ·        This ultra-sheer, blendable and portable palette was inspired by Laura Mercier’s work with celebrity clients, who wanted a universal compact that would “wake-up” their skin.  
  • ·        Includes: 1 Bronzer Veil, 2 Cheek Veils, 2 Glow Veils
  • ·        Retail Price: $48 (100% of the profits are donated to the cause)

 

Laura Mercier Lip Glacé in Kiss of Hope

  • ·        Will help you achieve a perfect pout worthy of a Valentine’s Day smooch.
  • ·        A high-shine, perfectly pigmented lip gloss with rich, long-lasting colour and brilliant shine that creates the appearance of fuller lips.
  • ·        Any skin tone is virtually enhanced by creating a subtle contrast in texture.
  • ·        Retail Price: $24  (100% of the profits are donated to the cause)

 

Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Healthy Glow Baked Powder & Mini Face Brush

  • ·        The perfect, petite and portable palette for that special date night.
  • ·        The duet was created to give skin an on-the-go healthy, sun-kissed glow.
  • ·        Includes an exclusive shimmering pink shade of Matte Radiance Baked Powder, plus a Mini Face Brush for flawless application.
  • ·        Retail Price: $36 (100% of the profits are donated to the cause)

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Self Disclosure: Laura Mercier sponsored feature.