Archives for August 9, 2014

Nut Milk Bag to make Almond Milk easily & quickly! from Everyday Kitchen Essentials

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I love the Nut Milk Bag because it is great for making Homemade Almond Milk! I am finding the bag to be very durable and it is reusable. I thought that it would be difficult to clean but it isn’t at all! It’s so easy to use. But, what I like best is that it really is strong and is just perfect for making Almond Milk. I don’t like pulp in my drinks and this really does keep the pulp out! The bag is 10×13 inches so it fits over bowls easily for straining. I have never attempted to make Almond Milk before using this and was really relieved to find it so simple to use! I also love that there is a Lifetime Money Back Guarantee. You can find it on Amazon.

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Square By Square by ThinkFun

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This is perfect for kids ages 5+ and for single player which means this is perfect for this Summer when you hear those dreaded words…”I’m Bored!!” Young children can learn about spatial relationships in a fun way as they have lots of fun putting this 14 piece puzzle together. They also won’t get bored too quickly either since there are 60 challenges they can complete. They can also use the pieces to make their own patterns. Now, how cool is that?! My son enjoyed trying this out and he is 10. At first. he thought it was just for little kids but he actually enjoyed it. You can find it on Amazon! Retails for $14.99.
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Join the Herd and Raise Awareness for World Elephant Day World Elephant Day is August 12

“If we do not act, we will have to shamefully admit to our children that we stood by as elephants were driven out of existence.”  Samantha Strindberg Wildlife Conservation Society.

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More than 35,000 elephants are killed by poachers each year for their ivory and the goal of the campaign is to stop the killing, demand and trafficking of elephant ivory.

Now, more than ever we need your support for a cause that is very important for the Wildlife Conservation Society – 96 Elephants. The 96 Elephants campaign, named for the number of elephants currently gunned down each day by poachers, focuses on: securing effective U.S. moratorium laws; bolstering elephant protection with additional funding; and educating the public about the link between ivory consumption and the elephant poaching crisis. You can learn more about 96 Elephants at the official site, www.96elephants.org 

Make a Difference!  Go to 96elephants.org and sign-up and encourage your readers to take the pledge to not buy ivory and support the US ban (and state bans) against ivory sales.

Self Disclosure: No compensation was received to post. This is a cause SoCal City Kids supports.

 

 

Scotch Duct Tape “Tape On Back-to-School Contest” Celebrity Teen Vlogger Sarai Jones to Judge

Scotch Duct Tape is hosting a Back-to-School contest that asks teens to create an original back-to-school craft with duct tape and submit a photo that shows how they’re going back to school in style for a chance to win $1,000. The Tape On Back-to-School contest just launched and lasts until August 18th on the Scotch Facebook page.

 

Teen Vlogger, Sarai Jones, will be judging the contest and has a created a fun video with locker decorations for inspiration. The contest will include prizes for the top four winners with first place receiving $1000, second place receiving $500 and third and fourth place receiving $250.

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We received a few samples and are looking forward to creating some cool creations before school starts! We love the ideas shown above!

Self Disclosure: I did receive samples of Scotch Duct Tape to feature.

Experience Burke Williams New Hydrating Body Polish Save 20% off the newest enhancement with any Pure Relaxation Massage through August 24

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Burke Williams Day Spa invites guests to experience the newest massage enhancement with the Hydrating Body Polish. Experience this new enhancement with any Pure Relaxation massage and receive over 20% off now through August 24.

 

The new Hydrating Body Polish combines marine oils and sea salts to visibly restructure the skin while toning crystals polish and strengthen the surface. The skin will be left soft, smoothed and more moisturized than imaginable. This ultimate body treatment includes an enhanced foot massage. The Hydrating Body Polish can be added to any Pure Relaxation treatment for only $20. Experience this luxurious treatment now through August 24 at a very special price.

 

Visit a Burke Williams near you this spring and venture beyond the spa with a Pure Relaxation Massage and the new Hydrating Body Polish Enhancement today.

 

Hydrating Body Polish with Pure Relaxation Massage

Save 20% through August 24

 

Southern California

50-minutes $109 (regular price $139)

80-minutes $149 (regular price $189)

 

San Francisco

50-minutes $124 (regular price $155)

80-minutes $164 (regular price $205)

 

 

Deep Tissue Upgrade

$20 for 50-minutes, $30 for 80-minutes. Deep Tissue upgrade cannot be discounted.

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Credit: Burke Williams.

 

5 Tips to Keep Your Baby’s Sleep Schedule from our friends at Sprout Organic!

Traveling with your baby or young child can be challenging, especially when it comes to keeping his or her naptime and bedtime routines. Getting good rest is the key to keeping your little one in a good mood when you are away from home and on the go, so these five tips may come in handy if you are thinking about traveling in the near future:

 

1) Keep baby feeling safe and secure by following the same naptime and bedtime routine that you do at home. Bring along his or her favorite books, toys, and blankets – especially those that your baby associates with sleep (napping and bedtime).

 

2) When possible, try to include lots of outdoor activities during the day but stay close to home (where you are staying) in the evening, to help your baby wind down and fall asleep for the night.

 

3) Research and purchase a good travel crib.  Investing in a sturdy travel crib that offers good support and a comfortable mattress will be worth its weight in gold for this and other trips.

 

4) Bring along a source of soothing background noise for baby’s room: baby’s nighttime cd’s, a sleep sounds app for your mobile device, or sound machine.

 

5) Plan your daily activities around your baby’s nap schedule. If possible, let them sleep at least once per day in the travel crib or bed where they will be sleeping at night.

 Credit: Sprout Organic.

Meet Daniel Tiger’s baby sister on August 18!

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On Monday, August 18, season 2 of Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood will premiere on PBS KIDS with a special one-hour premiere celebrating the arrival of a new addition to the Tiger Family: Daniel Tiger’s little sister Margaret!
 
After the upcoming “Meet the New Baby” special, PBS KIDS will premiere two more new episodes on Tuesday, August 19, and Wednesday, August 20, focusing on Daniel and his family as they adjust to life with the baby. New digital content, including two online games and an app, will also launch in August. “Meet the New Baby” debuts on PBS stations nationwide and on the PBS KIDS Video Player, the PBS KIDS Video App, Apple TV and PBS KIDS’ Roku channel on Monday, August 18.

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Line Erasing Serum – NEW from RéVive Smooth skin over - no injections necessary!

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This September, RéVive is introducing the NEW Intensité Line Erasing Serum ($600), an advanced wrinkle corrector that instantly firms and tightens skin for a lifted, youthful, radiant look.

 

Created by RéVive founder and leading plastic surgeon, Dr. Gregory Bays Brown, this breakthrough product features a powerful, targeted formula that delivers results instantly and overtime. He worked closely with a Swiss Biotech company to incorporate a groundbreaking biomimetic peptide that hasnever been used in the US before.

 

Results

  • Lines and wrinkles are visibly diminished
  • Skin density is improved and facial contours are more defined
  • Skin tone, texture and illumination is improved

 

RéVive Intensité Line Erasing Serum, $600

 

Product Ingredients

  • RES (Renewal Epidermal Science) Technology – a collection of special Bio-Renewal Proteins which encourage the natural production of healthy-looking skin cells to help restore and repair damaged skin.

 

  • Line Relaxing Complex – a mixture of powerful peptides to instantly and over time smooth skin:

o   Bio-Relaxing Peptide: Dr. Brown worked closely with a Swiss Biotech company to incorporate their groundbreaking biomimetic peptide that has never been used in the US before. The peptide softens and relaxes lines and wrinkles for natural feature rejuvenation and a more youthful appearance.

 

o   A blend of fatty amino acids: helps increase collagen & elastin production for smoother, wrinkle-free, rejuvenated-looking skin.

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