Monthly Archives: October 2016

Venturi Crashlander- the newest book in the Venturi Series by Annie Nicholas releases today!

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Check out this excerpt from Venturi Crashlander:

I grew up in space. Never been on a planet, let alone an alien one.

We crashed—I crashed—our ship on a huge green world.
Communications were down, the ship was broken in two, the crew mostly injured, and there were things out there. Animals with razor sharp teeth.
The emergency beacon lay on the other side of the jungle, our only way to call home, and I drew the short straw.
I was doomed before I ever stepped out of the airlock.

But on my journey, I discovered I wasn’t alone…
The native was big, midnight black, and fierce. For some reason, he was determined to keep me alive, safe, and entirely his.

Hooked yet? I know I am!

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Check out her Facebook page here:

https://www.facebook.com/authorannienicholas/?fref=ts

Or go straight to Amazon and grab this series right now while it’s on special here:

https://www.amazon.com/Venturi-Part-One-Romance-Crashlander-ebook/dp/B01HLNEH0M/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1477703955&sr=8-3&keywords=Venturi

Trick and Treat 40 Count Single Cup Coffee from Java Factory

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Java Factory Trick and Treat Pumpkin Marshmallow flavored Coffee

As I sit here, snuggly warm in a fuzzy blanket listening to the patter of rain on the roof, I relax. I don’t have to go anywhere or do anything, just sit here. Then I take a sip and just melt down into the couch. I’m warmed by the flavor of Trick or Treat Pumpkin and Marshmallow flavored coffee from Java Factory. This has got to be the most relaxing moment of the day. The flavor of this coffee is not your syrupy sweet gag-me kind of flavored coffee, although I’m sure if you added 6 or 8 teaspoons of sugar to it you’d get that. No, this is a gentle, warm hug in a mug. A hint of spices, a touch of sweetness- this has got to be my favorite coffee yet!

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 Java Factory’s Limited Edition Fall Seasonal flavor, Trick and Treat, is a yummy blend of 100%  Arabica coffee paired with Pumpkin and Marshmallow flavors for a cup that’s no tricks, all treats! As with most coffees, Java Factory’s Trick or Treat Pumpkin and Marshmallow Flavored Coffee is compatible with most single serve brewers. It’s new filter system delivers more delicious taste per cup. This flavor comes in a 40 count box of KCups but it doesn’t last long and once it’s gone, you won’t be able to get it until next Fall!

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Try a cup of Java Factory’s Trick or Treat Pumpkin and Marshmallow Flavored Coffee today.

Java Factory’s Trick or Treat Pumpkin and Marshmallow Flavored Coffee can be found online at:

https://www.amazon.com/Java-Factory-Seasonal-Single-Coffee/dp/B00N78GS80/ref=sr_1_1_a_it?ie=UTF8&qid=1477791427&sr=8-1&keywords=Java%2BFactory%2BFall%2BSeasonal%2C%2BSingle%2BCup%2BCoffee%2C%2BTrick%2Band%2BTreat%2C%2B40%2BCount&th=1

Connect with Java Factory on social media here:

Facebook: http://bit.ly/JavaFactoryFB

Twitter: https://twitter.com/javafactory

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/javafactoryroasters/

Amazon Link: http://bit.ly/JavaFactoryShop

I purchased this product at a discounted price or for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. My review is a reflection of my experience with the product. I received no compensation for this review and I am not required to give a positive review. I am not associated with the seller in any way.

 

 

TOUCHBeauty EC-2003 Heated Eyelash Curler

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TOUCHBeauty EC-2003 Heated Eyelash Curler

For a while now, I have noticed that my eyelashes are fewer and they aren’t very noticeable. I am not big on wearing makeup so it isn’t a big thing, but occasionally I like to dress up and go out to dinner or a wedding and I like to wear eye makeup. I got the TOUCHBeauty EC-2003 Heated Eyelash Curler to see if it would help.

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First of all, the TOUCHBeauty EC-2003 Heated Eyelash Curler is a compact curler unit that takes 2 AAA batteries (not included). It’s easy to load the batteries and then warm up the curler. It takes about 2 minutes for the silicone strip to change from red to white, signifying that it is heated and ready to use. I simply put the curler up to my eye and make sure the lashes are in the curling area, then gently press together. I didn’t notice a huge change because my lashes are so few, but I think this would work well with someone who has regular lashes. The directions mentioned that for best results, curl the lashes, then apply mascara, then give lashes a final curl. My daughter is big on wearing makeup so I’ll give this to her to try.

Note, there is a right way and a wrong way to use this curler. If you try to put it up to your eye and it doesn’t seem like it’s very easy to use, flip it over so that the on/off button is facing you and it will work well. Although I didn’t have big results, I feel that the TOUCHBeauty EC-2003 Heated Eyelash Curler is a good deal for someone with normal eyelashes.

The TOUCHBeauty EC-2003 Heated Eyelash Curler can be found online at:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01AJJW6VW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o08_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I purchased this product at a discounted price or for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. My review is a reflection of my experience with the product. I received no compensation for this review and I am not required to give a positive review. I am not associated with the seller in any way.

 

 

Bitly 8 Piece Kit of Heel Pads

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Bitly 8 Piece Kit of Heel Pads and Heel Grip and Heel Cups

I have issues with my back and hips, as well as problems with my feet. Since I have a chronic injury, I can’t always do exercises that others are able to do. My main source of exercise is walking, which ca be very painful at times. So I got this 8 piece kit of Heel Pads from Bitly to try out. The 8 Piece Kit of Heel Pads from Bitly consists of a pair of Gel Heel pads, a pair of Gel Heel Cushions, a pair of Gel Heel Grips and a pair of Fabric Heel Grips.

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Bitly Gel Heel Cups

I first tried the Gel Heel Cups in my shoes. I did  a fair bit of walking and they did keep my heels comfortable. I did notice that, since they are fairly rigid and thick, I was sore from my foot being basically in a heel rather than flat. I would probably wear these when I am going to be around the house but not going for a walk as heels exacerbate my pain. They do offer protection from impact and hug your heel gently without  being too tight.

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Bitly Gel Heel Cushions

I then tried the Gel Heel Cushions. These seem to work better for me. I didn’t feel sore after wearing these but they had enough to them that they gave me relief from foot pain.

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Bitly Heel Grips

I tried a pair of Heel Grips in my other shoes that I noticed was irritating my heels. I had gotten a blister from them and hadn’t worn them since. Once I inserted the grips into the back of the heel area on the shoes I was able to walk without any discomfort or blistering.

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I really like this set. If one doesn’t work for you, you have 3 others to choose from. Something for many different foot issues and all in one set. I give this set a thumbs up!

The 8 Piece Kit of Heel Pads from Bitly can be found online here:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01L3FASP2/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I purchased this product at a discounted price or for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. My review is a reflection of my experience with the product. I received no compensation for this review and I am not required to give a positive review. I am not associated with the seller in any way.

 

 

Angel Crafts 12″ x 10″ Heat Transfer Vinyl Sheets (16 PACK)

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12″ x 10″ Heat Transfer Vinyl Sheets from Angel Crafts

I love doing crafting. From jewelry making to ceramics to making shirts and hats for my kidlet, I love it all! I have 2 cutting machines- a Silhouette Portrait and a Brother Scan n Cut. I’ve made all sorts of things with it. Recently I got a pack of 12″ x 10″ Heat Transfer Vinyl Sheets from Angel Crafts and I’m having fun with it. The pack comes as a roll, which you open and flatten out. It consists of 16 brilliant colors of vinyl (randomly chosen) and a teflon sheet for use while pressing the item with heat. The teflon goes between the heating element and the garment, protecting both your vinyl and garment from too much heat.

This vinyl is a good quality vinyl with an excellent layer of adhesive. It’s thin and flexible, so it will stand up to use and not crack or split. Each sheet is 12″ by 10″ so it will fit most cutting machines. It’s thin enough to cut easily with scissors as well.

It’s fully machine washable and can be used on hats, shirts, most anything that can withstand the high temp needed to melt the adhesive to the garment. Do not try to use it on any kind of plastic products! These sheets work with heating presses or a regular iron, so they’re good for the professional as well as the amateur.

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I love the 12″ x 10″ Heat Transfer Vinyl Sheets from Angel Crafts and would recommend it. The only thing I didn’t care for was no choice in color selection.

 12″ x 10″ Heat Transfer Vinyl Sheets from Angel Crafts can be found online at:

 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01DLAWAHQ/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

 

I purchased this product at a discounted price or for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. My review is a reflection of my experience with the product. I received no compensation for this review and I am not required to give a positive review. I am not associated with the seller in any way.

 

 

Angel Crafts 12″ x 12″ Self Adhesive Vinyl

 

I do lot of crafting, including making stencils and such from vinyl. I love the 35 pack of 12 x 12 assorted colored sheets from Angel Crafts. These sheets are perfect for my new Brother Scan n Cut Machine. It takes a whole 12 x 12 sheet, so I can use those bigger sheets to make larger cuts. The school year is quickly coming and I’m cutting lots of pieces for teachers and for my kidlet to put on her Chromebook, supplies, etc. I love these sheets- they’re so brilliantly colored and you really get 35 different colors. The adhesive is excellent, and I know I can rely on it to stay put. This vinyl works for both indoor and outdoor applications and I love the price!

35 Gloss COLORS consist of: Gloss Black, Gloss White, Matte White, Matte Black, Brown, Magenta, Tomato Red, Tangerine, Sunbeam Yellow, Kelly Green, Blue, Plum, Wild Cardinal Red, Fiesta Pink, Teal, Violet, Royal Purple, Lavender, Beige, Silver, Medium Grey, Gold, Olympic Blue, Sapphire Blue, Sunflower, Lime Green, Dark Green, Red, Burgundy, Peacock, Flat Black, Matte Yellow, Poppy Red, Forest Green, & Azure Blue.

I purchased this product at a discounted price or for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. My review is a reflection of my experience with the product. I received no compensation for this review and I am not required to give a positive review. I am not associated with the seller in any way.

NoiseHush NX85 Premium Bass Stereo In-Ear Earphones

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NoiseHush NX85 Premium Bass Stereo In-EarEarphones

Our house is rich in devices for listening to music. Each of us has a love for music and enjoy being able to listen to it. The only problem is when one person wanted to listen to music and another is doing something that requires quiet. That’s when we need a good quality pair of earbuds. If we go with the cheap brands we get what we pay for- a tangled messy cord and earbuds that don’t fit well and don’t give the stereo experience that good earbuds would give. I got a pair of NoiseHush NX85 Premium Bass Stereo In-EarEarphones from IC Group to try and here’s what I found:

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These earbuds have a flat rubbery cord rather than that round plastic cord. It seems to keep from tangling so far, which I like. It’s also easier to fold back up when not in use. There’s a in line button for using when making or receiving a call. It controls both the answer/hang up feature and the up/down volume. The earbuds themselves have noise cancellation so you are able to hear what’s being transmitted through the earbuds better.

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There are 3 different sized earpieces so you have 3 chances for a good fit. This earbuds is advertised to work on Ipads, Ipods, I phones, and Android Smartphones, Tablets, or MP3 Players. I purchased these NoiseHush NX85 Premium Bass Stereo In-EarEarphones specifically for my Android but they didn’t fit so I’m hoping they’ll work for my kidlet’s tablet because she needs earbuds all the time.

 

NoiseHush NX85 Premium Bass Stereo In-EarEarphones can be found online here:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01KDQ30NE/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I purchased this product at a discounted price or for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. My review is a reflection of my experience with the product. I received no compensation for this review and I am not required to give a positive review. I am not associated with the seller in any way.

 

 

Crock Pot Chicken & Noodles from Sara Lilian

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1 24 ounce package – frozen egg noodles
2 – 14.7 oz cans – cream of chicken soup – sometimes i use 1 can chicken and 1 can cream of celery
1 stick (1/2) cup butter – cut into pieces
1 – 32 oz chicken broth – may want extra to thin out, if too thick. the frozen noodles thicken the broth
mixed vegetables – optional – i didn’t use this time
Chicken bouillon to taste – optional – i add about a teaspoon of better than bouillon chicken flavored paste – for a richer chicken flavor
6 small boneless, skinless chicken breasts or 4 large
salt & pepper to taste – can add some parsley too if desire

Salt & pepper chicken breasts and place in the bottom of crock pot. Spoon soup over the chicken. Cut butter into several pats and place pieces evenly over soup.
I whisk the bouillon with the broth and pour over soup.
Place lid on pot and turn to low. Cook for 6 hours.
Remove chicken and tear into pieces. Add back to pot.
Now add noodles and if adding veggies add now. Cook for another 2 hours or until noodles are desired tenderness. I stir a few times during last 2 hours. ( You may want to add more broth to thin out at the end of cooking, as the home made noodles thicken the broth, which we like. )
Sprinkle with parsley and mix in, if using at the end of cooking.
Salt & pepper if needed and Serve. Yum!

 

I am posting her recipe here because Pinterest wouldn’t allow it to be posted because of possible spam. If you’d like to view the original post, go to

http://77easyrecipes.com/comforting-chicken-noodles-crock-pot/

Rosemary Essential Oil from Essential Oil Labs

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Rosemary Essential Oil from Essential Oil Labs

I love how many essential oils there are and how many different uses there are for each one. My newest addition to my oil collection is Rosemary Essential Oil from Essential Oil Labs. I love that it comes in a dark brown bottle to keep the oil protected from sunlight. And it is a generous 1 ounces with a glass dropper for using to measure out the oil by drop rather than spilling it out from the bottle. This oil is excellent for skin conditions of all kinds. Its healing properties make it a great oil to use if you have a cut or scar that needs healing. It’s awesome for dry skin because it helps the skin to retain moisture and take the deep oil into the skin. It is fantastic when mixed with a carrier oil and used for massage, especially when you have sore muscles. My favorite use is in shampoo. I have had a hard time washing my hair after breaking my hand and I had itchy, dry scalp. I tried using Rosemary Essential Oil from Essential Oil Labs in my shampoo and it has made my hair soft and shiny, plus it’s been working to heal my itchy scalp. I also used it for my hand and wrist when massaging it during my physical therapy. I love how well it rehydrated my scaly, dry skin from being in a cast for so long. Essential Oil Labs uses a great quality oil that has a wonderful woodsy scent that  smells fantastic in my diffuser, especially combined with lavender oil. All in all, I give Rosemary Essential Oil from Essential Oil Labs a resounding thumbs up!

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Rosemary Essential Oil from Essential Oil Labs can be found online at:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01KBP9J3W/ref=od_aui_detailpages00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I purchased this product at a discounted price or for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. My review is a reflection of my experience with the product. I received no compensation for this review and I am not required to give a positive review. I am not associated with the seller in any way.

 

Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplement from Nutranesis

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Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplement from Nutranesis

I am always on the lookout for supplements that work better for me. One of the things I really hate is buying a bottle of Omega 3 pills, only to find out that I’m burping fishburps the rest of the day. I can’t help but imagine how my breath must smell!

I recently got a bottle of Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplement from Nutranesis, partly for the highly potent ingredients and partly because they’re advertised not to have that fishy aftertaste. Well, after using them for the last 10 days, I’m really happy with them. No fishburps and no issues at all. These are fairly large gel capsules with EPA 860mg + DHA 430mg per capsule.

The recommended dosage is 2 per day so I take one in the morning and the other in the evening, but you could take them together. These capsules are purported to reduce cholesterol, boost your mood, and help maintain strong bones and joints. They’re also supposed to be good for brain and heart health. This is one thing I do for myself that I feel really good about. Along with exercise, I feel that taking proper vitamins and supplements such as Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplement from Nutranesis are ways to keep myself healthy so that I can take good care of my family.

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Omega 3 Fish Oil Supplement from Nutranesis can be found online at:

https://www.amazon.com/Omega-Fish-Oil-Supplement-Strength/dp/B01459HK54/ref=sr_1_1_s_it?s=hpc&ie=UTF8&qid=1476417912&sr=1-1&keywords=omega+3#legal-disclaimer

I purchased this product at a discounted price or for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. My review is a reflection of my experience with the product. I received no compensation for this review and I am not required to give a positive review. I am not associated with the seller in any way.
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