100% pure and all natural essential oils from Aroma Foundry are a must!

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Aroma Foundry sells a very popular line of 100% pure and all natural essential oils. I had the opportunity to try out some of these amazing oils and am quite impressed! My favorite is the 100% Pre Lavender Essential Oil! It smells just like lavender and I love that I can have it handy when I travel or it is the perfect size to have on the night table!

Aroma Foundry has a wide variety of different oils available. I also really like the Peppermint because it great to use around the house. So, if you are looking for essential oils, check them out at https://www.aromafoundry.com/ 

They currently have some great sale prices!

More about Aroma Foundry:

Aroma Foundry is a Santa Barbara, California company founded by a team with a goal to create quality All Natural products that let Mother Earth show off what she can do.

Self Disclosure: I received free samples to facilitate this post. 

Looking for cool gifts? Planners? Stuck on You has it all! Perfect for Back-to-School!

Looking for really cute Desk Planners? I recently received a really nice one from Stuck On You! I just love the design! I received the Personalized Weekly Desk Planner in the Paisley Daisy Design but they have a variety of designs to choose from!

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These are just perfect for Back-to-School and are great for children, teenagers and adults! I think even my 13-year-old would like some of the cool designs!
They also have really great Call Me Cards. These are great for handing out at school functions!
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I love the Paisley Daisy design!

More info about Stuck On You:

Australia based Stuck On You was founded by Carrie Felton more than 20 years ago when she needed to label her first child’s belongings for daycare…Stuck on You has since grown and expanded to offer personalized backpacks, water bottles, lunch bags, bento boxes, bag tags, hats, stationery, gifts, puzzles, onesies, bibs and so much more.

You can find them here! 

Also, find them on Social Media:

https://www.facebook.com/stuckonyouofficial/

https://www.instagram.com/stuckonyouofficial/

https://twitter.com/StuckOnYouTweet

 

Self Disclosure: I received free samples to facilitate this post. Photos were provided. 

“Shark Tank” To Your Kitchen! Scratch & Grain Brand Grows With Unique Line of Baking Mixes are a must-try! Delectable all-natural baked goods were served. Tears of joy were shed. And a life-changing deal was made.

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The year was 2015 and Oregon “mompreneurs” Taya Geiger and Leah Tutin were in the “Shark Tank” to pitch Scratch & Grain Baking Company, their highly innovative line of baking kits featuring individually-packaged and measured gourmet ingredients with such easy-to-use numbered and color coding, even children could feel like pastry chefs. Passing acquaintances before starting their business, the two women were now firmly united in the pursuit of two equally daunting but decidedly thrilling goals: to walk out of the Tank with a Shark in their corner, and to parlay their extraordinary television debut into a brand that would at long last redefine the baking mix category and make homemade baking for the entire family easier, tastier and healthier than ever before.

As fans of “Shark Tank” and Scratch & Grain know well, Taya and Leah not only struck a deal with Barbara Corcoran (entailing a $150K line of credit for 20% equity) and were later featured on “Beyond The Tank,” but have indeed taken their all-natural and organic line of cookie, brownie, cupcake, cornbread, muffin and pumpkin kits to amazing heights in little more than two short years. Today, in fact, what began with two baking-challenged Moms asking the question that’s led to so many entrepreneurial breakthroughs over time – “Couldn’t we do this better?” – is now a beloved, rapidly-growing brand sold online as well as in more 5,000 stores nationwide.

As Taya (who now runs the company on her own as CEO) recalled recently, “Being a lifelong foodie, I had very high standards for everything we ate and served our kids. We thought that each dish or dessert should be amazing and have a true ‘wow!’ factor. If we couldn’t get a reaction along the lines of ‘that’s the BEST chocolate chip cookie I’ve ever had,’ then it wasn’t good enough for us. Fortunately, Barbara Corcoran supported our vision, and I’ll be forever grateful to her, the entire ‘Shark Tank’ team and all of the loyal consumers who’ve taken us so far so fast.”

Home Baking Redefined                                                                                                                                                 

Like Taya, many Moms and home cooks without the time, patience or skill required to bake from scratch relied for years on baking mixes that were bland at best and unhealthy at worst. Launched before meal kits became a $1.5 billion industry in 2016, Scratch & Grain almost overnight redefined the baking kit category by empowering virtually anyone with an oven to experience the fun and mouth-watering satisfaction of creating their favorite baked goods like seasoned pros. Better yet, since its inception, Scratch & Grain has been helping everyone from kids to parents to grandparents share old-fashioned quality family time together and temporarily escape the impersonal lure of TV sets and cell phones perhaps for the first time in years.

Mixing Up Healthy & Delicious As Never Before!

Featuring easy-to-use numbered, color coded, clearly-labeled and individually packaged wholesome ingredients, Scratch & Grain products enable consumers to not only enjoy the timeless pleasures of baking from scratch but to create their very own recipe variations – an option not available with traditional one-mix-fits-all kits.

Scratch & Grain products include Shark Tank Special PacksCookie Kits (including such irresistible flavors as Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Raisin, Classic Sugar, Gluten-Free Snicker Doodle and Gluten-Free Chocolate Truffle); Cupcake KitsBrownie Kits;Muffin KitsCornbread KitsCupcake Kits and Pumpkin Bar Kits. Just add such staples as butter and eggs and you’re practically ready to open your very own bake shop!

Moreover, unlike standard baking mix kits that are often repositories of unhealthy, chemical-laden ingredients, Scratch & Grain products are all-natural, completely non-GMO, and Certified Kosher, with most also USDA Certified Organic and several gluten-free as well.

Competitively priced, Scratch and Grain kits cost between $5.50 and $8.50, with combo packs containing three, four, or six kits available for $17.99 to $49.99. In addition to large chain and independent grocery stores across the country such as Target, Safeway/Albertsons, Publix, and Whole Foods (with an additional 2,000 or more expected to carry the brand by the end of this year), Scratch & Grain kits can be purchased on the www.scratchandgrain.comsite or on Amazon.com.

Now here’s the real scoop on what I think! I love these pre-packaged kits! My favorite is the Chocolate Chip but also the Cornbread Kit was a big hit with my family!

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I like that the cookies were not too sweet and I love that they are so easy for kids to bake! There is not much measuring and very limited items are needed. The only items that may be needed are ingredients such as milk, butter, eggs….things that you typically have on hand.

I highly recommend trying! Find them at www.scratchandgrain.com!

 

Self Disclosure: I received free samples to facilitate this post. Photo Credit: SoCal City Kids.

The Ultimate Birthday Cake for Fairy Fans! Also, great for Potted Flowers and More!

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If you have a child who loves fairies, here’s a great idea for a birthday cake: decorate it with fairy figurines and accessories from the Flower Fairies Secret Garden Collection, a collectible set of child-friendly miniature gardening decorations based on the Flower Fairies books written and illustrated by Cicely Mary Barker nearly a century ago.

This would also make a really cute decoration for potted plants and flowers. Also, if you have a child who loves Fairies, this is also a great set to play with! But, this isn’t just for kids! Adults will love using this cute set in their gardening! The Floer Fairies in the Secret Garden Collection include Daisy, Buttercup, Rose, Apple Blossom, Strawberry, Scilla, Mulberry and Lavender. Each figurine replicates its namesake from Barker’s illustrations, down to the leaves and plants in which the fairy is dressed. Retails $5.50-$19.99.

 

Find out more here! 

Self Disclosure: I received free samples to facilitate this post. 

Yogurtland ‘s Newest Scratch-Made Flavors Share Deliciousness and Hope with Every Cup Featuring New Hope Cup to Support Charities And Two Limited Edition 3D Collectable Spoons

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Inspired by delicious desserts from around the world, Yogurtland’s newest flavors are a way to continue to enjoy all of life’s favorite moments while providing hope for those less fortunate. Along with a line-up of five new delicious, handcrafted flavors, Yogurtland is introducing a “Hope Cup” where guests can help support Yogurtland Cares and charities that support children and women in need.

Before embarking on their flavor journey, guests will decide to fill an original Yogurtland cup or for an extra $1 they can choose the Hope Cup to fill with their handcrafted flavors and topping choices. All proceeds from the Hope Cups will equally benefit the following three Yogurtland Cares supported charities:

–       Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals – Providing treatment, comfort and hope to millions of sick kids and their families. 

–       Exodus Cry – Assisting and empowering victims of exploitation around the world.

–       Rescuing Lives – Rescuing and caring for widows and orphaned children in poverty stricken areas around the world.

 

“At Yogurtland, we are grateful for the support our guests show us every day, and we feel it is important for us to share that support and become a beacon of hope for others. Our new Hope Cup will allow us to team up with our fans and provide needed support for children and women in less fortunate circumstances,” said Chad Bailey, senior director of marketing, Yogurtland.

The new promotional flavors, available from August 7 to October 1, give froyo lovers the chance to explore new delicious yogurt combinations and pairings while collecting two special edition spoons. For the first time, Yogurtland is offering three-dimensional spoons. These specially designed spoons reflect the theme of hope with a bright yellow sunflower shape and a charming pink flowerpot shape.

Additionally, Yogurtland is offering two promotional toppings – coconut caramel cookies, available August 7, and chocolate covered sunflower seeds, available, September 4. The five delectable promotional flavors are:

–       Blissful Banana Toffee Pie- Available August 7 and inspired by the English dessert ‘banofee pie,’ this flavor will have froyo lovers enjoying every spoonful. By combining real bananas with a toffee base and adding hints of graham cracker and shortbread, this tasty froyo perfectly captures the spirit of this popular, decadent dessert pie.

I love this one! I just tried it today! I love the banana and toffee taste!

–       Molten Lava Cake Gelato- Beginning August 7, guests can enjoy this flavor that derives its taste from the French classic soufflé. This flavor exemplifies a perfect chocolate cake, mixing cocoa and shortbread cookie creating every chocolate lover’s dream flavor.

–       Spicy Sweet Chili Mango Sorbet- Guests will be able to explore this tasty treat beginning August 21. As a tribute to the popular combination in Mexico, this flavor brings together Alphonso mango with hints of red chili and lemon flavors. This refreshing flavor delivers the perfect balance of sweet and spice in every spoonful. 

–       Simply Sublime Pear Tart- Reminiscent of the Asian pear, this scratch-made flavor will be offered in stores beginning September 4. Starting with a pear puree made with Bartlett pears, this flavor mimics sweet, fresh, and ripe in every spoonful. This tart based flavor will have froyo enthusiasts feeling as though they are biting into a deliciously ripe pear.

–       Perfectly Roasted Pistachio Almond- Starting September 18, this no sugar added pistachio almond yogurt will have froyo fans satisfied without the added guilt. Incorporating roasted pistachio butter and real almond butter, this flavor provides the perfect nutty combination that will be sure to please all yogurt lovers.

 

Yogurtland’s flavorologists are continually seeking craveable flavors that keep fans loving their experience. Yogurtland owns its own dairy and by controlling the frozen yogurt making process, the company can deliver the highest quality flavors, setting new standards for millions of fans.

 

All of Yogurtland’s flavors meet the National Yogurt Association Criteria for “live and active culture frozen yogurt” and are produced in a kosher-certified facility. Yogurtland features non-fat and low-fat yogurt flavors as well as non-dairy and no sugar added choices while using milk that does not contain antibiotics or added hormones. Fruit flavors are fortified with Vitamin C for an extra boost.

Self Disclosure: Credit: Yogurtland. No compensation was received.

Presently Yogurtland has more than 320 locations across the U.S., Australia, Guam, Singapore, Thailand, Venezuela and Dubai. Flavors are always subject to creative change and popular demand. For more information, visit http://www.yogurt-land.com or http://www.facebook.com/yogurtland.

 

Yogurtland Cares is a charity arm of Yogurtland, serving children and women in need through various charities in the US and abroad. Yogurtland Cares operates as a 501(c) 3 non-profit (Tax ID # 27-1491723). For more information and to learn about the charities Yogurtland Cares supports, please visit www.yogurtlandcares.com

Himalaya Botanique Complete Care Toothpaste is a Must-Try for clean teeth and fresh breath!

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Looking for a way to brush your teeth without the harsh chemicals that are in most kinds of toothpaste? There is an answer! Himalaya Botanique Complete Care Toothpaste! I had the opportunity to try it out and am quite impressed! It has a great taste and is available in 7 different varieties. The full line includes: Whitening Complete Care Simply Peppermint, Whitening Complete Care Simply Mint, Simply Cinnamon, Simply Spearmint and the Original Neem & Pomegranate Toothpaste.

I really like that it is free from harmful ingredients and is Gluten Free. I love the foaming action and that it leaves my mouth feeling fresh. No fluoride? Yes, no fluoride! The Neem leaf actually cleans your teeth and is safe. My favorite is the Whitening Complete Care Simply Mint! But, I like the others too!

Available on Amazon.com and at Himalayausa.com.

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Artic Zero Fit Frozen Desserts are a Must-Try this Summer!

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Looking for a sweet frozen dessert but without all the sugar? Introducing Artic Zero Fit Frozen Desserts!

This is a sweet treat which will give you zero-guilt! I had the opportunity to try out a few flavors and one of my favorites is the Peanut Butter Swirl! I love that it is low in sugar and yet..it tastes great! I also like that I feel comfortable sharing it with my husband who is diabetic. The founder of Artic Zero actually created it for his Mom who is a Type 1 diabetic. This sweet treat is also lactose-free, GMO-Free and is also available in gluten free options. It is fat-free and only 35 calories per half-cup serving and only 150 calories for the entire pint! Now, how cool is that?!

One important thing to remember is to read the thawing directions. You should microwave each pint for 30 seconds or let the pint sit at room temperature for 15 minutes.

Each pint retails for $4-$5 and can be found at select Target locations and may other retailers such as Sprouts, Walmart and Whole Foods Market.

We have teamed up for a Giveaway! There will be 3 lucky winners! Each winner will win a VIP voucher valid for a free pint! Deadline to enter is August 6th at midnight PST. U.S. Residents only, please. Three winners will randomly be selected.

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Infinity Jars are Great for the Kitchen or to use in the Bathroom!

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Looking for sturdy and stylish jars? I recommend Infinity Jars! I really like how sturdy they are and that they look modern and stylish! Infinity Jars sells a very popular line of high-performance storage containers for cooking ingredients, dried herbs, bitters, tea, coffee, cosmetics, nuts, oils, etc. They are airtight and light optimized, meaning they block out visible light that degrades organic goods.

I like that I could find ways to use them in the Kitchen and in the Bathroom! I love using the 250 ml Glass Screw Top Jar in the kitchen for olive oil. I like that the oil stays fresh and it is super easy to use! The 50 ml Glass Fine Mist Spray Bottle is great to have on the counter in the bathroom to use to mist your face with water in the summer! But, my favorite is the 250 ml Glass Screw Top Jar! I love to use this in the bathroom and keep cotton balls in it!

Look for them all at  www.infinityjars.com

 

Self Disclosure: I received free samples to facilitate this post.