GoGargle Review & Giveaway {$20 CVS Gift Card & GoGargle Tablets!}

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It has been quite a year for the flu, hasn't it? My family has managed to avoid nearly every bug that we have encountered and I attribute that to our use of Elderberry Syrup amongst other natural remedies. I cringed when I heard that the flu shot this year pretty much missed the major strain that would be going around and I hoped and prayed that we would avoid it. Being that we home school and don't go out and about much is also probably why we haven't been sick but when we do get sick, I can pretty much plan on being down and out for about 2 weeks. We had a flu bug the beginning of December and that took about 2 weeks to completely run through everyone. Being a mom of little ones, the flu is a dreaded enemy of our house and I hate it when my little ones are sick.
Since we are all stuck in the middle of flu season we might as well get used to the fact that we will probably come down with something and have our medicines and remedies ready for use. One thing that I deal with on a semi-regular basis is a dry, scratchy throat. It isn't always because I am sick, but rather something that comes with drier weather and being indoors alot. Having something natural and easy to use is a must and also, having something that is specifically for sore throats is helpful too. This is where GoGargle comes in. I recently became acquainted with this product and was really interested in trying it out. Here is a fun, brief introduction to GoGargle...

Invented by January. On a night in February.

It was a dark and stormy Winter’s eve, about three years ago, when Tim O’Connor swallowed a cactus. Well, not really. But that’s what it felt like in the back of his throat: Dry, prickly, and irritated.

Being uncommonly resourceful, his wife, January, brought forth a lovingly concocted blend of salt water, honey, chamomile, aloe, and mint. “Go. Gargle.” she said.

He did. And when he was done, the cactus in the back of his throat was nowhere to be found.

Fast forward to today. That same “loving concoction” of soothing ingredients has been carefully compressed into a convenient effervescent tablet. And now Tim and January want to share GoGargle!™ with the world. Perfect at work, home, or anywhere your dry, irritated throat begs for soothing relief.

Haha. Swallowed a cactus. :) Been there, done that. :) Anyway, I have heard of using honey  and salt water for irritated throats but never those other ingredients that were mentioned. Because I am an all-natural type of gal, I was thrilled for the opportunity to try out GoGargle for myself.
So, for this review I was sent a box of GoGargle to try out, as well as a $20 CVS Gift Card so I can go out and buy some more when I run out. :)
GoGargle comes in a really compact, handy container that will fit easily into your work bag, diaper bag, purse, glove box and any other place you need it to fit. Easily transportable, it is likewise easy to use.
Each tablet smells minty fresh and is roughly about the size of a quarter. They look like large, white mints. My son thought they were candy so make sure you keep them out of reach of little people...we don't want them eating them like candy. :) Might not taste that great, plus you don't want to swallow these.
All you do to use GoGargle is drop one tablet into a glass of warm water and wait until the fizzing stops. Once the tablet is totally dissolved (you will know when the fizzing stops) you can then start your gargling. Simply gargle the liquid and spit it out until all the liquid is gone. I had a slightly scratchy throat the other day and this was SO soothing. It wasn't overpowering and I could taste all the comforting flavors.
Salt is cleansing, healing, and anti-inflammatory which is what makes GoGargle so amazing. Combined with the other soothing ingredients, you have the perfect remedy for your sore, scratchy, dry throat. I truly enjoyed reviewing GoGargle and will definitely be sharing this with my family and friends. This is a must-have for anyone during cold and flu season. :)
So, you can try GoGargle one of two ways. First, you can purchase GoGargle and enjoy $1 off coupon (you can also get this coupon through the Checkout51 app as well) or you can enter to WIN your very own bottle of GoGargle, as well as a $20 CVS Gift Card by entering my giveaway right here! Here are your simple entry options...
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Disclaimer: I received no monetary compensation for this post. I did receive free GoGargle products and Gift Card for review purposes. All quotes and stock photos are from the GoGargle 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.

NEW Pampers Gifts To Grow Code

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If you are interested and are a collector of Pampers Gifts to Grow Codes, you can get 15 free points by entering the code below! Here it is...

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FREE Chicken of the Sea Flavored Salmon Coupon

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I am all about eating healthy. As you all know, I have been juicing and I LOVE it. I actually look forward to my daily juice. Anyway, fish is really good for you and I love to enjoy tuna on top of a bed of lettuce, a bit of cheese on the side, and just a hint of mayo. So good.

Right now, you can go to Walmart.com and get a FREE Chicken of the Sea Flavored Salmon Coupon! You have to be on a desktop to print out the coupon. Hope you are able to get this one...I know I will be getting mine! Enjoy. :)

FREE Nivea In Shower Body Lotion Sample

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Hi all! Not sure if I posted this before but it is still available in case you were interested and missed it before. I received my sample in the mail today and cannot wait to try it!

Right now, you can get a free Nivea In Shower Body Lotion Sample! You apply the lotion to your body after washing, rinse and then you are done! Sounds so refreshing, especially during this dry winter season. Request your sample here!

Happy New Year {Yes...I know I am late... :) }

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Well. Happy New Year everyone! I realize that I am a bit late with this greeting but either way, I hope your new year is going exactly as you hoped it would.
I am doing some serious health changes this year and my body, along with this blog are being rebooted. Hopefully I will be able to post some of my health changes and share my weight loss journey with all of you as I progress. I will give you a hint...I am juicing. :) Yay!!!

My apologies for not posting more frequently. Homeschooling, laundry, cooking, cleaning and just being a busy mom have kicked my days into high gear all of a sudden but I am BACK and am looking forward to a new year of reviews, giveaways and freebies for all of you. Hope you will stick with me this year and enjoy what I will be bringing your way.

Blessings!!  SEE YOU SOON!!!

FREE Barrel of Utz Cheese Balls on 1/1 at Midnight EST

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HAHA! So, funny story about Cheese Balls. When I met my husband, he had a huge barrel of Cheese Balls that had expired a long time ago. He used the barrel (still full of cheese balls) for a night stand and balanced his little alarm clock on top of it. When we moved his stuff into our new home, we threw that barrel out and he was so sad about it. That wretched barrel was a part of his life for awhile I guess, and he was very attached to it. HA! When I saw this promotion, I knew I had to share. :)

On 1/1 at midnight, you can get a FREE Barrel of Utz Cheese Balls! How great is that. Here are the details...

At midnight (12:00AM) on January 1, 2015 the first two thousand and fifteen (2,015) entries at www.utzcheeseballdrop.com will receive the following from Utz Quality Foods, Inc. Specific product amounts are at the sole discretion of Utz Quality Foods, Inc.:

One (1) barrel of Utz Cheese Balls. 
The total fair market value of each barrel is approximately $6.99.

New Pampers Gifts to Grow Code!

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Heeey everyone. So, I totally stopped blogging for the past week or so. Christmas was busy and I was baking cookies like a mad woman. :) We enjoyed our holidays very much and are looking forward to a new year, full of new memories and loads of fun. Anyway, I have a new Pampers Gifts To Grow Code for you all today and this one is worth 15 points. Not sure of the expiration so enter it now! Here it is:

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FREE Kelloggs Family Rewards Code + Pampers Gifts to Grow Code!

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Ok, I am wrapping these two posts into one to save your eyeballs from too much strain. You can thank me later. :)

Kelloggs has a new 100 point code and Pampers has a new 10 point Gifts to Grow Code. Here they are!

Kelloggs Family Rewards Code

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Pampers Gifts To Grow Code:

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FREE Urban Decay Eye Pencil at JCPenney

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Anyone looking for a neat stocking stuffer? Right now, you can get a FREE Urban Decay Eye Pencil at Sephora inside of JCPenny stores! Make sure you are a Beauty Insider and you should be good to go! Print off the coupon here.

*No purchase necessary. Must be a registered Beauty Insider to redeem. Offer valid only at Sephora inside JCPenney stores from 12/12 until supplies last. Not available at freestanding Sephora stores or online.

FREE Box of Nonni’s Biscotti Holiday Giveaway

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I LOVE Nonni's Biscotti and it is such a lovely treat during the holidays...or anytime for that matter! Right now through 12/31, you can enter daily to win a box of Nonni's Biscotti! Simply like their Facebook page and fill out the form! That's it! Please let me know if you are a lucky winner...I love giveaways! Enter today by clicking here.