Save Green on Green at Kidorable!

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Kidorable is celebrating St. Patrick's Day a bit early this year and I thought I would share this celebration with all of you!
Starting March 1st, through St. Patty's Day, you can get 20% off any of their GREEN products. This means that you can choose from Dinosaurs, Dragon Knights, Fairies and Frogs. There is no coupon or code required. My son had the Dinosaur boots and he literally wore them until they were full of holes. Never did I see a boy so in love with his boots. :)

And, from the first day of spring (March 20) through March 31, you can get 20% off all Kidorable Backpacks. Enjoy these special deals from Kidorable! :)

FREE Doughnut at Krispy Kreme on 2/24

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Tomorrow, you can snag yourself a FREE Doughnut at Krispy Kreme!  The first 1,000 people at participating Krispy Kreme shops on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 get a free Original Glazed Doughnut. YAY! Enjoy one for me because I don't have one right nearby. I love their doughnuts, they melt in my mouth and are just oh so good. :) Enjoy!

FREE 8×10 Prints from Canon

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Ok, so I requested this freebie myself and my beautiful, FREE 8x10 print from Canon arrived in the mail today!!! I am so excited that this is still available so make sure you snag one for yourself. Here are the details...

To get FREE 8×10 Prints from Canon login or register, select a printer and upload a photo. You can choose one photo per printer. They’ll send you an 8×10 print of the photo that you upload. You may submit 1 sample print per printer per household per paper brand and they have 11 different photo options to choose from.

Today is My Birthday :)

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As I grow older, I start to wish I didn't have to count my birthdays anymore. HAHA! My cakes start to look like the one pictured above and my hair gets little silver streaks in it. My daughter walked around church today telling everyone that it was my birthday and how old I was. Soooo embarrassing cute of her to do that for me. LOL!

Birthdays can be depressing, however, I had a FANTASTIC one this year. It started Friday night when we had a baby sitter for the children and hubby took me to the Outback Steakhouse for dinner. Yeah...those Blooming Onions are so evil. I ate way too much of that. Then, on Saturday evening we went to my parent's house to celebrate again. My dad gave me a super cool bird feeder that he is going to put up outside, and I also received some lovely cards and well wishes. This morning before church, hubby gave me a really sweet birthday card and presented me with some luscious Russell Stover Chocolates. Then, at church today, my entire church sang "Happy Birthday" to me and I again received some gifts and cards. After my family and I had our afternoon naps, we headed out to Pizza Hut for some Stuffed Crust Pizza, breadsticks .
I even got some FREE Chocolate Dunkers in honor of my birthday. They are amazing. :) When we finished there, we headed over to our brand new super Walmart and picked up a Red Velvet Birthday Cake to enjoy tomorrow after our dinner.

So, to say that I had a wonderful birthday is an understatement. I have been blessed beyond my imagination with an amazing family, a God Who cares enough about me to bless me with these gifts and another year full of surprises, bumps and hopefully, not too many bruises. :)

Thanks for being such fantastic readers and here's to another great year here on Mommy's Reviews! :)

Purex PowerShot Detergent Review & Giveaway

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We are a family of six people now, and as you can probably imagine, I do alot of laundry during any given week. I typically break up my loads by kids laundry and my husband's and my clothes. It is just easier when it comes to sorting, washing, folding and putting away. Today alone, I did four loads of laundry and that was everything but the kid's clothes. I am used to doing alot of laundry though, I grew up in a family of 8 so I am well versed in large amounts of clothes. Maybe that is why I don't mind doing laundry today. Actually, I love doing laundry. Call me crazy...you won't be the first. :) Doing alot of laundry means I go through alot of laundry detergent and let me tell you, having an EFFECTIVE detergent is half the battle. Dirt just seems to find my children and sometimes, the messes are extra-ordinary.
Purex has been a long time favorite of mine and I have used the Purex brand for several years now. It has been the most reasonable (cost wise) and has proven to be very effective in my battle against stains and dirt. I do recommend the Purex brand to family and friends just because I do love it so much. This post means that there is yet another new and innovative product that has come out recently from Purex and this time, I will be sharing their all new PowerShot Detergent.
This easy measure liquid detergent is unlike anything I have ever seen because it is self-dosing. I have seen the detergents that have the large container that flips onto it's side with the cup you use to measure the detergent, but nothing like this. I was really interested to see how this detergent dispenser would work for me.
So, for this review I was sent a bottle of Purex PowerShot in the Mountain Breeze scent. This scent happens to be my most favorite of the Purex detergent scents! :) It arrived recently and because I am currently living in a Siberian Tundra (I think we had a wind chill of -30 today!!!) , it had ice in it. Sooo, I had to wait for it to thaw out a little before using it. No worries though...it worked just fine! 
This detergent is very easy to use. The cap is a flip top so you don't have to worry about losing a cap or measuring cup. The directions are also printed directly on the top of the cap so you don't have to wonder how to use this dispenser. 
I was confused at first as to whether or not I had to squeeze the bottle or not, but finally figured out that I had to just hold the bottle directly upside down and the detergent would dispense into the washing machine. Once I figured that out, I had put ALOT of detergent into my washer...resulting in VERY sudsy towels. :) Hee hee...so, extra rinse cycles were in order. However, now that I have it figured out, I am good to go. 

My clothes turned out smelling amazing, as always and I am totally hooked on this brand new technology in this no-spill detergent bottle. So easy to use, so lovely to smell and so incredibly mess-free, I love it. Being a mom who cleans up messes all day long, it is nice to have something that doesn't create extra messes for me. Total win in my opinion. So, this new detergent should be showing up in a store near you soon if not already and I would definitely recommend you trying it out for yourself. 
If you want to score a free bottle, you can enter my giveaway here for a coupon for a FREE bottle of Purex PowerShot! Here are your entry options...
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Disclaimer: As a Purex Insider, I received no monetary compensation for this post. Purex did provide me a free sample of their Purex Crystals Dryer Sheets  for review purposes. All quotes and stock photos are from the Purex website and email. Prizes are in coupon form and will be mailed by myself. This blog is not responsible for lost, damaged or stolen prizes and in this case, I am not responsible for replacing coupons under any circumstances.  All thoughts and opinions are 100% mine.

Master Lock SafeSpace Review & Giveaway

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When it comes to safety, we usually think of personal safety first. Second, we like to think of the safety of those around us...family, friends, co-workers, etc. It can be easy to overlook small things that we can do to make our lives just a bit safer and that is why I love Master Lock. They seem to have all these little things already figured out and truly, they think of ideas and ways to keep us safe by giving us products to enable safety. One group of people that truly need our help in staying safe are the elderly and honestly, I think they are forgotten alot of the time. Master Lock has created some products to aid in the safety of the special seniors in our lives and for that, I am grateful. Whether you are looking for a Portable Key Safe in which they can keep keys, Master Lock has it. Or, if you are concerned about someone breaking into their home through a sliding glass door, Master Lock also carries a Door Security Bar. I find that my sliding glass door gets iced up sometimes and the lock doesn't fully engage. Sometimes, these things get looked over and that is where the security bar would come in handy. Master Lock has launched a campaign for the month of February that focuses on senior safety. Below are some tips that Master Lock has shared and I wanted to pass them on to you so you can help keep your loved ones safe.

1.       Be Alert When Out and About: Property crimes represent the highest share of crimes against those 65 and older – nearly nine out of 10 – according to the National Elder Law Network. Master Lock recommends that seniors be alert and aware of their surroundings when out of the house and to keep valuables protected. For example, always lock cars, even if they’ll only be unattended for a few minutes. Keep packages and valuables out of sight, and always check the area around your car before entering or exiting. When out in public, women should wear their purses close to their body and men should carry their wallet in an inside coat or front pant pocket.

2.       Lock Up Home Safety: Typically a place of comfort and refuge, seniors should never have to worry about safety in their own home. For added protection beyond traditional door and window locks, safeguard sliding glass and patio doors with the added strength of a Master Lock 265DCCSEN Door Security Bar and consider a home alarm system to alert against intruders. Keep doors locked both when you’re home and away, but allow access to a friend or family member in case of emergency by storing a spare key in a trusted key safe, such as the Master Lock 5422D Key Safe.

3.       Secure Personal Items in a Group Home Environment: Misplaced or stolen belongings are a frequent complaint of nursing home residents. Keep valuables safe by storing them in an easy-to-use, locked safe that only you and a trusted companion know the combination to. Small items, such as credit cards, jewelry or cash, fit in the portable Master Lock 5900D SafeSpace, while larger items, like documents or memorabilia, can be stored in a fire-resistant safe from Sentry Safe.

4.       Protect Against Identity Theft: Mature consumers (ages 50 and over) represent the largest demographic of identity theft victims, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Why? Consumers in this age group typically have more assets than younger consumers, making them ideal targets.

Reduce your risk by never carrying your social security card; shredding documents that contain any identifying information; keeping personal information such as bank statements, Medicare statements and social security numbers in a locked safe; and storing credit card numbers in a safe location for easy retrieval if they’re lost or stolen. The Master Lock Vault – a free, digital safe deposit box – is a secure, reliable location for storing credit card numbers and digital copies of important documents for easy access from any smart phone or computer.

5.       Think Twice Before Divulging Personal Information: Seniors are also major targets of fraud, such as telemarketing scams, according to the American Association of Retired Persons. Follow the general rule of thumb that if an offer seems too good to be true, it probably is. Never rush into signing anything, and never give your credit card, Social Security, Medicare or bank account details to anyone over the phone. When in doubt, check with the Better Business Bureau or police.

I love these tips. It is so easy to forget about the things mentioned...I hope all of you will share these helpful tips with those that you love.
I was able to check out one of the products mentioned above and the product I chose for this review was the Master Lock SafeSpace.
This SafeSpace is a handy case that is small, transportable, durable and perfect for keeping valuables safe while out and about or at home. It looks pretty sleek and is easy to carry around with you.
To keep people out of it, there is a combination lock (protected by a rubber flap) that you set so only you know how to unlock it. Once the combination has been correctly entered, you press the buttons on either side of the combination pad and the case opens. These numbers are easy to read as well, which is nice.
The inside of this case is surprisingly roomy and has a nice foam padding to keep things from getting damaged. As you can see in the above photo, I can fit a number of items inside and there is still room for more. If you frequent the gym, this would be SO handy...you would not have to rent a locker for your valuables! I remember my gym days and something like this would have worked great because I seldom wore things with pockets.
This case comes with a cable that can wrap around something to keep it from getting stolen. It kind of looks like a bike lock cable. I love how easy it is to carry this safe from one place to the other...it fits in my hand and would really fit anywhere I need it to. I can especially see myself putting this in my car, between the front seats. It would fit perfectly there! This SafeSpace is perfect for protecting MP3 players, cell phones, cameras, gaming devices, cash, credit cards, jewelry, keys, passports, sunglasses or other small valuables. 

The Master Lock SafeSpace retails for $27.59 and would make a great gift for anyone! With this being the month that Master Lock focuses on our seniors, why not purchase this for an elderly loved one in your life? I am sure they would love it. I love this SafeSpace and will definitely be getting alot of use out of it in the future. 
Master Lock has offered to give away a SafeSpace to one of you! Here are your entry options...
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Disclaimer: I received no monetary compensation for this post. I did receive free Master Lock products and Gift Card for review purposes. All quotes and stock photos are from the Master Lock website and email. Prize is being provided and shipped by the sponsor. This blog is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged prizes. All thoughts and opinions are 100% mine.

Inbru Coffee Flavors Review & Giveaway

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I am a woman who truly loves my coffee. Full caffeine when I am not nursing and decaf when I am nursing my babies. I don't really care either way, just as long as it is coffee. I think I started drinking coffee when I was about 15. I was working at a U-Pick fruit farm and some mornings I would come in to work and it would be sooo cold, drinking a cup of coffee would warm me up and help jump-start my morning. Now, I don't drink coffee all day long, just a cup in the morning and if I have company over, will usually enjoy a cup then if my guests are having some. Right now, I am drinking decaf and have been missing my usual hazelnut flavored coffee. Adding some French Vanilla coffee creamer adds some nice flavor to my coffee but I truly love the coffee to be flavored itself.
When I first heard about Inbru, I was intrigued. How in the world could something flavor my coffee unless it was flavoring in the coffee itself or in the creamer? Inbru Coffee Flavors really has something good going on here, and I am thrilled to be able to share them with you today! Before I do though, here is a brief overview of this company...

Inbru is an innovative, new coffee flavoring product made from California Rice Hulls infused with aromatics and essential oils.

Inbru Coffee Flavors are made from Natural California Rice Hulls, the tough parchment surrounding and protecting each grain of rice as it grows and develops. When hulls are removed from rice during milling, the product is familiar pure brown rice. The hulls, however, are generally discarded. Rice hulls are an excellent natural flavor carrier. In fact, rice hulls are often used by home beer brewers as a filter medium because the material is absolutely taste-neutral, natural, and will not dissolve when exposed to high temperatures, moisture and pressure.

Adding Inbru to the ground coffee in your brew basket is all it takes to flavor a cup or a pot of delicious coffee at home or work. The hot water and gentle agitation of the brew process release the Inbru flavors as the coffee is extracted. Inbru doesn't dissolve in the coffee - it remains in the filter with the coffee grounds. Inbru is brewed flavor.

Being that I love flavored coffee, I was very excited to try out some new flavors that Inbru has recently introduced.

So, for this review I was sent four Inbru Coffee Flavors: Blueberry Muffin, Salted Toffee, Vanilla Hazelnut and Peppermint Bark. I am a HUGE Vanilla and Hazelnut lover so these flavors were a good choice to send my way. :) I will also note here that these flavors are totally allergen free! No gluten, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fat, sugar, carbs OR calories. YAY!
This coffee flavoring from Inbru is made from rice hulls, making it all natural and totally compostable and biodegradable. As soon as you open the container, the aroma is amazing. This flavoring comes with a small scoop so you can add just the right amount of flavoring, depending on how much coffee you are preparing.
I have a Keurig and love making my coffee by the cup. Inbru really is perfect for Keurig users as one scoop of Inbru flavors my coffee perfectly. I have a harder time getting the right flavor when making a full pot of coffee, but when I make just one cup, I can flavor it just right. All you have to do is add one scoop per each 6 oz serving of coffee.
I found that my favorite flavors were the Vanilla Hazelnut and the Salted Toffee. SO YUMMY! I did notice that I needed a bit more than one scoop of the flavoring though because I like a large cup of coffee. That is the beauty of this flavoring, you can put in alot or a little...depending on how sweet or subtle you like your flavors. I love the option of adding more or less. Very convenient.
So, what do I think of Inbru? I love it. So much so that I would seriously consider giving it for gifts for birthdays, Christmas, or maybe even an Easter basket! Inbru lasts up to a year and the full flavor will stay fresh as long as you keep the container properly closed when not using. Each Inbru Coffee Flavoring retails for $6.95 and can be purchased directly from Inbru's website. You can also find Inbru on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Check them out today and discover a whole new world of flavoring your favorite coffee.
Inbru has offered to giveaway these four new flavors to one of you! Here are your entry options...
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Disclaimer: I received no monetary compensation for this post. I did receive free Inbru products and Gift Card for review purposes. All quotes and stock photos are from the Inbru website and email. Prize is being provided and shipped by the sponsor. This blog is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged prizes. All thoughts and opinions are 100% mine.

FREE FeverAll Fever Ready Prize Pack Sweepstakes Giveaway

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Hey everyone! It's cold and flu season (probably one of the worst flu seasons I have ever seen) and those pesky bugs are wreaking havoc in thousands of homes. To prepare yourself, especially if you have little ones, it is good to have some FeverAll on hand. I have done a FeverAll Review in the past and I am telling you...FeverAll suppositories are amazing. They work great and really help my little one to stay comfortable in the process.
So, right now you can enter the FREE FeverAll Fever Ready Prize Pack Sweepstakes Giveaway! This giveaway ends March 6th. Here are the prize details...

Prizes Include: 
• winners will receive a FeverAll® Fever Ready Prize Pack (valued at approx. $17 USD each) including: 
• FeverAll® Infants’ Strength Acetaminophen Suppositories 
• Safety 1st® Gentle Read Rectal Thermometer 
• Real Simple® Dry-Erase Emergency Contact Decal


• Grand Prize winner will receive a $250 gift card to a FeverAll® retailer of their choice (CVS, Rite Aid, Walgreens or Walmart option is provided on the Official Entry Form) and a FeverAll® Fever Ready Prize Pack.

Happy Valentine's Day!!

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It's that time of year again...Valentine's Day! Today I am planning on making heart-shaped sugar cookies and decorating them with pink frosting and fun sprinkles. It has become a tradition to leave goodies in the mail box for our sweet mail lady so we will be sticking some cookies in the mailbox for her as well.

So, Whatever you do today and who ever you are with, make sure you enjoy yourself and eat alot of yummy candy and chocolate!! :) Hey, it's just one day. Indulge. :)

Happy Valentine's Day!

FREE Reese’s Product Mailed Coupon

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Reese's is probably my favorite candy on the planet. Ever. So, you can imagine my excitement when I saw this freebie for a FREE Reese’s Product Mailed Coupon!! It is so easy. Here's what you can do (YUUUMMM!!!)...

To participate in the offer: 

1. Go to Reeses Facebook Page, to access the “Pick Your Starting Lineup” program. 
2. Select your five (5) favorite REESE’S candy products as your “Starting Lineup”. 
3. Click on the “Get your free product” button and provide the required information to receive one (1) coupon good for one (1) free REESE’S Candy item (up to 2.5 oz., max value of $2.00), while supplies last. 
4. Upon completion of the registration page, a coupon will be mailed to the address provided within 4-6 weeks.