Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Apollo Olive Oil - Review and Reader Discount #OliveOil #Foodie



I think I have olive oil in just about every food I make - pasta, rice dishes, chicken dishes, you name it!  And it's always nice to find different places that make olive oil, especially outside of the usual brands I find. So I'm really excited to point out this great olive oil brand for you guys -

Apollo Olive Oil was started back in 1999 and family and friends have made up the "backbone" of Apollo Olive Oil. Their focus is on "working towards excellence, promoting health, and rediscovering the pleasures of good food and dining together." And if you need proof of their quality, they've won many awards over the years!

If you are wanting to do more with olive oil than just sprinkling some on pasta, and you really want to find out more about olive oil in general, Apollo Olive Oil's website has some great frequently asked questions that will help you with figuring out things about olive oil that you may not have known before! Things like "What does Extra Virgin Olive Oil" mean and "what should GOOD olive oil taste like"! Read the answer to those questions here.

I had the chance to try out a couple of their olive oils - the Mistral Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil  and the Sierra Organic Olive Oil. It's hard for me to really discern the taste of olive oil when it's mixed into foods but I can really taste the quality of this olive oil. This is much better than what I usually find in the store. Plus I love the aroma of these olive oils. I've tasted olive oil before that tasted greasy, and this wasn't that experience. This is obviously quality stuff. It is priced a bit high - each bottle costs about $19.95. But you know what? I actually think it's worth it. Plus I LOVE the fact that it is labelled organic, that is greatly appreciated.

To purchase the Sierra Organic olive oil, visit this webpage. Click here to purchase the Mistral Organic  Olive Oil.  Be sure to check out the recipes Apollo Olive Oil has posted to their website!

Best of all, all of my readers can use the code firsttimebuyer and receive $10 off their first order.

I received the above items in exchange for my honest review.
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Thursday, August 11, 2016

Enter to Win a Year's Supply of Van's Waffles #Giveaway #WinVansFoods



Do you ever spot Van's Foods in the grocery store? 




Well, they are one of my favorite gluten-free go to brands so I am really excited about sharing this giveaway with you all! During the work week, it's so hard for me to think of what to have for breakfast and sometimes waffles with peanut butter is just what I need.

So, to celebrate modern moms (and modern ladies in general, I'd say!) and make life a little nicer, Van's is hosting a Back to School Giveaway for a year's worth of FREE WAFFLES! WOO! Plus three signed cookbooks best selling author Joy Bauer. 

Here's exactly what you will be winning - Prize: ·
A year’s worth of free waffles (52 coupons) ·
Three signed cookbooks from celebrity nutritionist and best-selling author Joy Bauer - “Slim & Scrumptious,” “From Junk Food to Joy Food” and “Food Cures.”

Can't wait for the giveaway to end to enjoy Van's? Make sure you check out where you can find their food in a store near you!  I think this is a great back to school giveaway whether or not you (or anyone else in your family) is going back to school!

This giveaway ends on August 24th.

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This giveaway was facilitated by Van’s Foods. I was not compensated for this post but did receive free product samples and all opinions are my own.
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Saturday, July 30, 2016

My Favorite Summer Drink to Celebrate the Dog Days of Summer #KeepOnCruzin

The days are heating up! And I'm so disappointed, it's been such a lovely summer so with this week getting so warm I've been trying to think of how I can actually keep myself cool without overdoing ice cream and gluten-free beer.



As a Santa Cruz Organic blog ambassador, when I got some Santa Cruz Organics agua fresca, I couldn't wait to try something new to end my evenings. A drink I would like to call, "Salty Dogs."



This is actually a really easy drink to make, because all you need is -

Santa Cruz Organic Grapefruit Juice Fresca
Vodka (I like potato vodka!)
Ice
Sugar for the rim
Lemon

So this is a great drink for people who don't like the usual overly sweet drinks! Because the juice isn't overly sugary and I really really appreciated that. Basically you do one part vodka, two parts juice, and then you want to make sure you run a lemon around the edge of a glass and dab into a sugar bowl. Perfect drink for the summer!

The Santa Cruz Orgganic Agua Fresca beverages come in three different varieties - pomegranate, mango passionfruit, and grapefruit. They are USDA Organic, Non GMO Project Verified, and come at a reasonable price ofa bout $3.20 - $3.49.  Make sure you read more about it here! 



Best of all, I'm happy to announce that one of my lucky readers will win 2 bottles of Agua Fresca as the prize. Enter via Rafflecopter below. Ends 8/25. US Only.

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Can't wait for the giveaway to be over to try some? Make sure you visit this link to find out where you can get some of this amazing juice! .

Also be sure to follow Santa Cruz Organic on Facebook and Twitter and sign up for their newsletter.

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Thursday, July 21, 2016

How Groupon Can Save Your Summer! #GrouponCoupons #ad #spon



Having fun in the summer time can get a little....expensive. And I don't know about you but I tend to run out of ideas really fast when it comes to thinking of ways that I can have fun or help others have fun. Ha ha. 

So I wanted to point your attention in the direction of the amazing things you can do with Groupon to save YOUR summer. 

First we all know about Groupon deals right? Well that's just the beginning and if you haven't wandered into the world of Groupon any time recently than I highly HIGHLY recommend you do now.

1) Clearance sales.

There are a lot of things you can find at deep discounts over at the Groupon clearance sale section. Seriously if you have something in mind you need, check over there first. Like this tailgate quad chair. Or this banzai splash water slide. Or this quadcopter drone. 



But if you can't imagine buying something from Groupon in their clearance side, or if you have your sites on something specific, they have great coupons you can take advantage of too . Like 20% off Busch Gardens in Tampa or this amazing deal you can find for Hotels.com (40% off!).

3) Getaways

And if you are planning a trip and you don't know where to go, make sure you peruse the getaways section. It just makes me want to travel so much browsing around these offers! Just take a look at this garden retreat in Oregon wine country! 

Makes for great gifts too!


But if you want to stay in your neighborhood, Groupon has deal for you there too. Just start looking around what you can have in your neck of the woods and there will be so much summer inspiration happening, I'm sure of it. 


Loving what you see? Well make sure you like them on Facebook  and follow them on Twitter.

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Thursday, July 14, 2016

HP Back to School Sale - What's Your Future Laptop? #HPBTS2016

Get 15% Off at HP


Can it be that back to school is just around the corner? I just recently accepted that summer has begun!

I do have to say that I really miss the whole back to school lead up - from buying supplies to preparing for new starts and new teachers (or professors). It's just a fun process to me. And I know that technology matters SO much when it comes to making the grade, especially when I got to college it mattered a lot.  I remember all those online classes, I appreciated the existence of my laptop and being able to have access to good technology to help me with projects.

If this sounds like you or the kiddo in your life, I want to tell you about some GREAT deals that are happening with HP. They also have some pretty awesome deals going on for customizable laptops that are $699 or more (15% off anyone?). I love the idea of CUSTOMIZING my future laptop. By the way I'm very much into the idea of a touch screen laptop so this laptop is definitely in my future (I hope!)



I have some AMAZING deals to share with you - check it out!

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Expires: 10/31/16


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Sunday, July 10, 2016

Is Culer Right For You? (My Review + Giveaway)

I had the chance to review the Culer Evaporative Cooler. Do you know what an evaporative cooler is? Well, if you don't know, it works very differently from an air conditioner. Evaporative coolers use water to extract heat from the air when it evaporates (which reduces the temperature of the air).  The Culer technology uses micro-droplets that simply flash evaporate which makes for better cooling.

I did a little research about evaporative coolers before using the "Culer" just to see how things would work differently for me. I found out that air flow is very important to making this work and so the opposite goes for an evaporative cooler than for an air conditioner. So, get those windows open and fans going!

evaporative cooler


So I set this up in the back bedroom that gets a pretty decent cross breeze. The Culer is really easy to set up. You just pour water into the back of it. I set it up so it coordinated with fans that I have in the window to really let the cooler air flow. 



The day that I used it wasn't on a particularly boiling hot day, but I noticed a significant difference in temperature in the bedroom that I used it in (I shut the door to this bedroom while the Culer was on, actually). It was at least ten degrees cooler in this room than in the other parts of my apartment. 

Noise level wise, I thought it was fairly loud but than during the summer, I am so used to having a million fans going, that I was used to it. My apartment tends to sound like an airplane hanger in the hottest summer days!

Honestly though since receiving the cooler, I've had maybe a couple of 80ish days. This works best in the bedroom I selected for it, though. I tried in the living room which is a bigger space and it didn't work QUITE as well during the hottest parts of the day but I still appreciated it.

NOTE: After sharing my experience with the Culer, I found out from the company contact I'm in touch with that actually that "no portable evaporative air cooler is designed to cool entire rooms / spaces/ homes. Portable evaporative air coolers are designed for personal cooling. So although they will not reduce the temperature of the air in the entire living room for example, our products will drop the temperature of the airflow or breeze that you control to provide you or a group with a far more cool and comfortable personal space within the surrounding setting (that will be warmer). "

I am eager to see how this will do in the days where it's REALLY hot. If I can keep at least one bedroom very cool I would be so happy. I think though that this is more of a personal air conditioner. (but remember, it isn't really an air conditioner! It works differently  - more like a personal air COOLER that helps cool me off no matter where I'm at; which is a pretty awesome perk).

Some additional info provided to me by Culer

"If you place any type of portable evaporative air cooler (ours or another product) in an enclosed space (all windows and doors shut), you will add humidity to the room, reduce the cooling performance and, over time, get things damp. So great that you made your readers aware.

If you use indoors to supplement the AC (AC is still running), however, you can use your portable flash-evaporative cooler without opening all windows and doors to the outside. You just need to use in a larger open space (near an entryway) to allow for circulation – the AC will help to circulate the air and remove humidity. Again, If you are using indoors without an AC (or the AC is off), it is recommended that you open windows or doors to allow for circulation and ventilation. Following these tips should maximize cooling, limit the increase in humidity and almost eliminate the chance of getting anything damp."
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Right now you can purchase the on Amazon for $199,  And you know I took a peek at their Duet and on Amazon for $249. I'd say that is a really good deal - and personally, I'd go for the Duet, I think that's a perfect deal for the summer time! 

I am very excited that one of my lucky readers can win a Solo Culer for themselves! Enter via Rafflecopter below. Ends 7/31. US Only.

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I received a Solo Culer in exchange for my honest review. Note: Culer provided me with additional information on how the Culer and how evaporative cooler's work so I wanted to be sure to provide that to my readers.

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Thursday, June 23, 2016

LivRelief Pain Relief Cream #TryLivRelief

In January, I fractured my left humerus bone for the first time. It was the first time I had EVER broken anything. It happened the day after a bad snow day, I thought it was safe to walk to my bus that morning. So as I walked to my bus stop, I came upon a sloping part of my parking lot and one step in, I slid backwards and caught myself with my left arm.


It hurt SO badly. I tried to get home and told my mom that I needed to get to the walk in care facility that morning. It has been several months since then and the arm fracture has healed. Since then I've been recovering fairly smoothly and trying to get my flexibility back to that arm and so far it's going GREAT.

But the thing is as I'm doing my exercises and following the stretching exercises, that arm gets SO sore. It's something I've pretty much learned to cope with it but I recently had the chance to try a product called LivRelief. I'm not much of a medicine person but I was eager to try this.


So yesterday when I finished up my stretches, I followed up by rubbing this LivRelief pain cream on my left humerus area by where the muscle is. I actually noticed that this helped me! It worked within minutes, it felt like more of a warming sensation after putting this on. It didn't smell at all which is an enormous relief. I was so glad! This makes my stretching that much easier and I actually encouraged my mom to do the same for some areas of her muscles that sometimes hurt her at night.

I highly encourage you to check this out for yourself, especially if you deal with joint pain or muscle aches. I think this is a great product for that! 

If you like the sound of this product, you can purchase this on Amazon! Purchase it now by following this link. Buy LivRelief now and receive $2 off your purchase when you use promo code ONU56TLN during checkout on Amazon.com. Expires 11/1/16 at 11:59PM PT.

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Monday, June 20, 2016

My Favorite Gluten-Free Muffin Recipe [Featuring Bob's Red Mill!] [& Giveaway!]


I really don't think you can miss Bob's Red Mill. I mean, check out the length of their section in my local Whole Foods store. For me, Bob's Red Mill is a brand I wholly trust and know that I can go to for some pretty fantastic gluten-free options.

A few weeks ago I shared with you one of my favorite muffin recipes and I decided to modify it a bit by adding in a new aspect - flax seeds!It was a bit awkward in experience but it made the muffins taste amazing. 

I have been using Bob's Red Mill Gluten-Free oats for MONTHS now, actually more than likely about a year. They're one of my favorites - I love the bag size and I love that you can trust them for gluten-free products.

For me when I'm using gluten-free oats as a flour, I grind up the oats myself with a coffee grinder. I recently used their already ground gluten-free oat flour to go with fried chicken and that turned out pretty amazing! I was so happy about that!  

So one of the things I love doing is making oat muffins. It started out after my boredom with oatmeal and after hunting around online I realized that I couldn't find any recipes that just used...oats. So this one does and I modified it a bit to consider the whole flax seed thing! If you don't like flax seed though, check out my original and STILL amazing recipe over here.
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What you'll need for this most amazing recipe -

2 and a 1/4 cup of Bob's Red Mill Gluten-Free Oats (you can grind them yourself OR just use their already ground oat flour)

1/4 cup of Bob's Red Mill Whole Flax Seeds (again, grind them yourself OR just get their already ground flax meal)

1 cup and 1/3 of Soy Milk (or I will often use half and half)

2 TBSP of Butter (or Olive Oil)

2 TBSP of Cinnamon

1/2 TSP of cream of tartar

1/4 TSP of baking soda

1/2 TSP of Salt

1 large egg

1/4 cup of honey (I will let you be the judge of this; if you like muffins extra sweet, I would add a bit more! If you don't want them so sweet, I would use less). 

1 TSP of clovers (optional)

1/2 TSP of Vanilla Extract (optional)

Suggestion: Add mix-ins of your choice such as raisins, cranberries, dark chocolate pieces. 

Preparation:

Preheat the oven to 350. I ground up the oats myself using a coffee grinder and then from there I measure out 2 and 1/4 cup of oats. I always start out with the dry ingredients first so add those in (except any added mix-ins), followed by the milk, the egg, the butter, and lastly the honey. Lastly add in your ground flax. 

Mix well with a mixer. Then fold in your mix-ins last.

Spray the muffin tin with Pam spray or line it with muffin cups.

Quick Hack! I personally LOVE aluminum lined muffin tins. They are a must-have. 

Pour the mix into a muffin tins.  

Quick Hack! For me, when I'm distributing a muffin mixture into muffin tins, I like using an ice cream soup! Saves me from making a mess. 

The consistency should be pretty thick. This batter should make 9 - 12 muffins.

Bake for 25 minutes.

NOTE about the Flax - I got whole flax seeds and ground them myself. I wasn't sure how much to use in all honesty so I researched on line and went with trading in a 1/4 a cup of flour to a 1/4 a cup of ground flax, which is what I did. 

And your results should look something like this -


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When I ground up the flax, I added it in right after the oats, then I usually add the rest of the dry ingredients, then the wet ingredients, and then mix. I noticed though that the flax made the whole mixture very sticky, very fast. I think next time, I'll measure things out first THEN I'll add the flax seed. When you add flax seed it adds a heartier flavor to it. And as you can see, they end up looking amazing too.

Overall, if you are looking for anything baked goods wise, you must check out Bob's Red Mill. They are very hard to miss, they're everywhere in your baking aisle. They have a million different kinds of flours and mixes and all kinds of things that you can use. It's my go to brand and one I completely trust to provide an excellent product. Check out what Bob's Red Mill has to offer by visiting their website!

And I'm so excited to announce that I get to giveaway one bag of gluten-free oats and flaxseed to one lucky winner! Enter via Rafflecopter below. US Only. Giveaway ends 7/9.

I received free products in exchange for my honest review.
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Friday, June 17, 2016

Giveaway Alert! Lip Gloss, BBQ Giveaway, & More!

It's Friday people! I'm so relieved. How has your week gone? I have some giveaways for you and hope something catches your eye. Let me know if you win anything!



Lip Pucker Lip Gloss
Ends 6/29
http://www.gurugiveaways.com/airahmorena08/summer_pucker_up_giveaway

4th of July BBQ Giveaway
Ends 6/27
http://jokari.com/blogs/jokari-blog/win-it-fourth-of-july-bbq-ready-bundle-giveaway

Solo Stove Giveaway (great for camping!)
Ends in 13 Days
https://wn.nr/nJnb58  (my referral link)

Lisa Graff Paperback Books
Ends in 7 Days
http://wordspelunking.blogspot.com/2016/06/celebrating-lisa-graff-review-and.html

Chocolate Tea
Ends 6/30
http://www.thebraggingmommy.com/2016/06/16/chocolate-tea-from-tisanoreview-giveaway/

Ida, Always
Ends 6/24
https://twowritingteachers.org/2016/06/17/idaalways/
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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Giveaway Alert! Soy Candle, Sunscreen, Sony Camera and more!

Hey everyone!

Looking for some giveaways? Here's a few that caught my eye, hope they catch yours too. It's Thursday! That means we're so close to Friday.

Wax Melts and Soy Candle Giveaway
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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Dr. Sharp Oral Care - Flouride Free Toothpaste Review [And Giveaway]


I had the chance to try out some oral care products by Dr. Sharp. I was intrigued by this because they talk about having fluoride free oral care items and I have always heard quite the opposite about having fluoride in toothpaste. But if you check out their site, they say so much about the benefits of fluoride free products that you should take a look. This actually talks about their scientific findings and so I think that is so interesting.

But onto my review!

I had the chance to try out a few items - 



Fresh Mint with Green Tea Toothpaste 


I enjoyed this toothpaste a lot. I'm not sure it's entirely the best thing to say but I actually liked the taste of it. The green tea provides a sweeter flavor to it than simply having a toothpaste with just mint. What my mom and I both noticed while using this toothpaste was that it didn't burn afterwards. I appreciated that a lot!

One thing is that the price of this toothpaste is a tad more steep than I'd usually pay, but not by much. I pay right now about $5.99 for toothpaste so this isn't a huge jump. I'm only seeing this product online though, so I'm hoping to see it in grocery stores soon!


Berry White Kids Toothpaste


Is it a shame I wanted to try this out for myself? Sure it's kid's toothpaste but you know this tasted AMAZING. I really enjoyed it a lot. The only downside is that it leaves your mouth with kind of a flavored chewing gum type taste to it, which isn't bad necessarily but I tend to avoid flavored lip gloss or toothpaste right before bed, because I feel like it disrupts my sleep. But in the morning? Loving it! Also I noticed I had to use MORE toothpaste for the kid's kind, but I figure that's maybe the thing that happens when a grown up uses a kid's toothpaste. Hehe.


Fresh Mint Mouthwash


I really really liked this mouthwash and I think I liked this product the most. My biggest complaint with mouthwash was that it usually burns my gums and the lining in my mouth. Not the case here! I loved the taste of it and it left my mouth and breath feeling so fresh and clean. Great follow up to brushing my teeth.


Green Tea Mint Dental Tape

I wasn't a HUGE fan of the dental tape, I usually like a stronger mint taste when I'm flossing. It sort of makes the flossing experience nicer. But I like the type of tape that it was - it was a thread feeling, not weirdly stretchy or too thin. The major downside here is that the price is higher than I pay usually for dental tape - it's $5. 

Overall I liked these products and I hope to see them in stores soon. I think my only concern is the fluoride free aspect of the oral care products, but I think that's something I'd do my own research on before making a strong stance on it. I'd highly recommend considering these products if you are okay with the price. There is a deal going on with Dr. Sharp that says you can get free shipping for purchasing more than $40 worth of items. 

For one lucky reader, they will get the chance to win some Dr. Sharp's oral care products!
Enter via Rafflecopter below. Giveaway ends 7/9. US Only. 

I received the above items in exchange for my honest review.
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Monday, June 13, 2016

Giveaway Alert! Laptop, Beef Jerky, a Jord Watch and More

Hope you guys are having a nice Monday! Found some giveaways you may like - enjoy!



Enter to win Zoella beauty products.
Ends July 3rd
https://anniekayequinn.wordpress.com/2016/06/13/new-zoella-beauty-sweet-inspirations-unboxingreview-giveaway/

Clay Lion Young Adult Novel
Ends in 28 Days
https://feedyourfictionaddiction.com/2016/06/clay-lion-amalie-jahn-review-giveaway.html

The Alliance (an apocalyptic novel)
Ends in 3 Days
http://booksandbeverages.org/2016/06/13/alliance-jolina-petersheim-book-review-giveaway/

Jord Watch Giveaway
Ends July 3rd
https://www.lostinlit.com/2016/06/were-recn-it-jord-watch-review-giveaway/

Enter to win a laptop
Not sure when this one ends
http://woobox.com/usrueo/hfmcky

Chefs Cut Need Jerky
Ends 6/20
https://stephanyssweetlife.wordpress.com/2016/06/13/make-your-mouth-happy-with-chefs-cut-real-jerky-review-giveaway/
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Saturday, June 11, 2016

Kindle Fire, Massage Chair & More [#Giveaway Round Up!]

Hey everyone! Here's a little something to make you laugh...hehe....



Having a good weekend so far? I'm so excited about some of these giveaways I've spotted, so I hope you find something that catches your attention. I wasn't able to find out the end dates for a few of these giveaways at first glance, but any I do know I've listed. I've also mentioned if I'm including a referral link as well.

Enter to win a Kindle Fire
Ends in 3 Days
My Referral Link

Massage Chair Giveaway
https://www.relaxtheback.com/contest

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
http://www.readitforward.com/giveaways/enter-to-win-dark-matter-by-blake-crouch/

Janie & Jack Summer Prize Pack (and $250 Gift Card!)
http://milled.com/janie-and-jack/cRfRMEVlCdfAiUo-

Solar Camping Kit
http://woobox.com/mz6t3f

$100 Amazon Gift Card
Ends in 25 Days
http://www.barkingmat.com/giveaway/
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Save Money and Learn a New Skill by Repairing Things on Your Own [Guest Post]

Individuals who have an interest in learning a new skill and have the time it takes in order to learn a new skill can save a lot of money by repairing things on their own. Fortunately, there are many videos available on the Internet and how-to articles that can teach individuals how to do almost anything. Of course, some things are learned by trial and error. You can look for a video on how to build a computer and get some very in-depth information. However, once you give it a try, you may see that it is a lot harder than it looks. What you want to do is be patient and take the time to learn how something works and what it needs to be fixed.

Many individuals have appliances in their kitchen. They may have a microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher, and other things that have been designed in order to make their life easier. When one of these appliances break, do not simply throw it out and then go to a local department store and purchase another one. You can take the time to learn how to fix this appliance. It will likely save you money, and you will feel proud that you learned how to do something new.

Once you realize that an appliance is broken and needs to be fixed, you can look online for different how-to articles and videos. You will first get familiar with how the thing actually works. From there, you can watch some videos to see how individuals have figured out what is actually wrong with the appliance and then you can see what steps need to be taken in order to fix it. If it is not too complicated or dangerous, you can then begin to get the tools that are necessary and start the project.

In order to fix household appliances, you usually only need a couple of tools. These can be found at a local hardware store for a very reasonable price. Depending on what is broken, you may need to purchase parts in order to fix the appliance. For example, if you are fixing a microwave, you may need to purchase new directional couplers.

After you have fixed the appliance successfully, it is likely that you will start having friends and family members ask you to fix their broken appliances. Who knows, you may have just started your own small business.

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Friday, June 3, 2016

Jessica's Natural Foods - Granola That Makes a Perfect Snack! [Review + Giveaway]


I had the chance to try out some really awesome granola. Really awesome. So it's by a company called Jessica's Natural Foods and owner Jessica (of course hehe) started the company back in 2009. Her husband being gluten intolerant started her down the road of making granola and now the granola has expanded to 25 states! Read more about the start of the company here.


I actually had the chance to try out a variety of flavors. My absolute favorite that I was so sad to see gone was the Chocolate Hazelnut. As I was eating these, I couldn't help but think of those amazing cookies from my childhood I can no longer eat since going gluten-free - Teddy Grahams. So these were not only chocolately goodness, they were also nostalgic. So I have to give some major props there.

Probably the bad thing is that I started OUT with the Chocolate Hazelnut and everything else beyond that flavor got compared to that amazing flavor. The chocolate chip flavor and vanilla maple I thought were my next favorite. I did enjoy the other ones, such as pecan almond and cherry and berry but they weren't quite as memorable. Still amazing though!

The difference between this granola is that they came in big chunks. I actually really liked this because I don't always like the crumbly nature of granola, it makes it less of an easy snack to have at work. So this became more of like a granola bar type of experience for me, but much better and this is by far one of my new favorites. If you're more of a granola only in yogurt kind of person, this is totally possible to put in yogurt, I thought it worked better on its own.

The price for this granola is about average to me - about $6.99 per bag and you can buy this in bulk of six bags for about $41.94 (plus $8 in shipping). I personally think it's worth the price and if not to buy from their website than to make sure you see if it's in a store near you.

Best of all I get to giveaway three pouches of granola of your choice to two lucky winners! Enter via Rafflecopter below. US Only.  Ends 6/24.

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I received the above items in exchange for my honest review.



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