Saturday, October 3, 2015

Lita Pull-Down Bar Faucet by Pfister


   When it comes to home improvement, sometimes a little goes a long way. A little paint here, a little rearranging there, an updated fixture or even something as simple as adding a new painting on the wall can really make a house a home.  There is endless possibilities when you want to make something look nice. And when you are in the mood to make some changes, the kitchen is a great place to start.
    Renovating an entire kitchen can be incredibly overwhelming and very expensive if you aren't sure what to do, so starting small is a great idea. Something as simple as updating your faucet makes a huge difference.
  Lita Pull-Down Bar faucet model by Pfister and it was a smart choice. The faucet is absolutely gorgeous!
  One of the main problems we have had was our faucet was leaking. Everyone knows that issue at least once in their life. This was causing the water bill to slowly rise and the water could never really stop dripping. It was wasteful and the faucet was old leading us to need a replacement. We decided on the
      The faucet has a built in hose that you pull down and has a dual spray choice with easy to use buttons on the sprayer head. The stainless finish is really nice and the extra soap dispenser was a nice surprise. The instructions were easy to read and it was installed fairly quickly. The faucet is a little on the top heavy side and if you may need an extra set of hands to make sure it stays in place while it is being installed.
       One of the best parts? No more leaky faucet!  Their eco-friendly faucets are certified by the Environmental Protection Agency to meet and exceed the highest standards of efficiency! This means a lower water bill in the future due to a leaky faucet.
     If you are interested be sure to check out Pfisters website. They offer a beautiful range of faucets as well as helpful tools including a design center with a blog, inspiration gallery and everything you could need for your kitchen or bath. Start upgrading your home with some elegant pieces, you won't regret it!

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Giveaway Opp: The Vampire Diaries: The Complete Sixth Season & The Originals: The Complete Second Season

                                  
                              

About The Vampire Diaries The Complete Sixth Season

The Vampire Diaries continues its sixth season with more delicious drama to sink your teeth into. In season five, after a passionate summer with Damon, Elena headed to Whitmore College with Caroline, not knowing Bonnie sacrificed her life for Jeremy’s. Meanwhile, Stefan and Caroline’s friendship deepened as they stood up to the Travelers, a nomadic witch tribe driven to strip Mystic Falls of magic and cast out its supernatural residents. In the shocking season finale, Damon, fearing he would lose his loved ones on the crumbling Other Side, made a huge sacrifice to bring them all back — with catastrophic and heartbreaking results. Season six follows the characters’ journey back to each other as they explore the duality of good versus evil inside themselves. Matt Davis reprises his role as Alaric Saltzman, recently returned from The Other Side. Plus, the season will make you misty-eyed as the departure of a major character will turn lives upside down and leave us asking what happened to Mystic Falls.

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Contains All 22 Episodes From The Sixth Season Plus Two Featurettes, An Audio Commentary, The 2014 Comic-Con Panel, Deleted Scenes, And A Gag Reel

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As Original vampire-werewolf hybrid Klaus Mikaelson returned to the vibrant, supernaturally charged city of New Orleans in season one, he was stunned to learn — along with his siblings Elijah and Rebekah — that Hayley, a werewolf, was pregnant with his child, and his vampire protégé, Marcel, whom the Original siblings had thought long dead, was ruling the French Quarter. Soon, a bloody war escalated between vampires and witches — the stakes raised by powerful teenage witch Davina and by Klaus’s bond with Cami, a student with a painful past — and a ruthless pack of wolves seized the opportunity to stage a violent coup. Now, in season two, a new status quo must be adjusted to, as the newly empowered werewolves control the city. Klaus struggles with weaknesses as Elijah desperately tries to save Hayley — now a hybrid — from a vicious spiral of self-destruction. Meanwhile, with the re-emergence of several Mikaelsons, “family is power” takes on new meaning.

Own The Originals The Complete Second Season on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD September 1, 2015

Contains All 22 Episodes From The Second Season Plus Never-Before-Seen Featurettes And Much More!

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Mini Training Reward treats Pet Botanics- Chewy.com

  Everyone knows by now I do nothing short of just spoiling my dog. I love to make him happy and see him excited about new things. I love to try to teach him things and see how well he remembers. Having treats to teach him with are something I like to keep handy at all times. They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks but it is always worth a shot anyway.
    I decided to give the Mini Training Reward treats a shot from Pet Botanics. They are small pellet sized training treats that are bacon flavor and only have one and a a half calories for puppies or small dogs.
     Dexter has learned a few tricks in his time. He can sit on his hind legs to beg, he can jump a little, he knows how to sit and ignore food. Just a few basic things, though he was never able to master "shake" or roll over, I don't think he has been doing too bad. I wanted to try to teach him something new though and rolling over just isn't in the cards.
     The treats, made with a select blend of botanical ingredients, main ingredient is Pork liver and are full of the crude protein, crude fat and crud fiber you dog needs while still being low in fat and a treat that your dog will love.

      The Training Reward treats are recommended by thousands of professional dog trainers and are manufactured right here in the U.S.A. This small 4 ounce bag packs a total of 200 treats meaning there will be plenty of bonding time between you and your pup!
       Right out the bag Dex loved the smell and shoved his head right in it without hesitation. This may seem like a really bad move on my part as they are intended for training and that's not something a dog should do when properly trained, but I don't follow rules so here we go!
       I love the size and shape of the treats they are the perfect size for Dexter. We barely managed to learn anything but they did provide a nice reward for him to brush up on the tricks he already knew. I also really love rewarding him after coming inside from a walk because he was pretty bad about doing his business in side for a little while, luckily he has appeared to have broken that habit for now.
        I have no complaints here and apparently neither does Dexter! He loved the treats and has plowed through quite a few of them so far! I can only hope one day I can teach him how to not be so weird and then I will be set.
         Be sure to check out Chewy.com for all your pet training needs! If you want to get in on the action check out Chewy to find all kinds of fun stuff from food, to grooming, to flea and tick care for your dog or cat. If you want to learn more, check out their website or follow them on Facebook,Twitter, Pinterest or Google+ to stay in the loop!

FTC: The products shown were provided for review purposes, no other compensation was given. All opinions are my own.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Starlooks LooksBook Subscription Review



      Do you ever have problems with over-packing makeup into your purse or makeup bag? Do you feel like maybe you can never finish a product before it's past it's expiration date and you feel like you are wasting so much money? Starlooks has come to the rescue with their Perfect Sized Cosmetics line.
     The Perfect Sized Cosmetics are not sample sized items, but travel sized with nearly 3/4ths the amount of product in their small perfect for on-the-go packaging! They are made to be convenient, but still pack the punch you need in your makeup. The prices alone will make you so excited about these products! The payoff is amazing and the price is even better!
      The Perfect Sized line can be found on their website to be purchased on their own or can be picked up in their new LooksBook subscription line! This comes at a cost of only $12 a month and that likes getting these products for a steal!
      Starlooks has always had fantastic deals in their subscription boxes and this is no exception.
       The box that Starlooks uses is always packed gorgeously! I love the box and I have quite a collection now. They are fantastic to reuse for storage! My Looks Book came in a beautiful black mesh bag so I can carry it anywhere and have the perfect look all the time for touch ups or on the go looks anywhere! I also received 3 gift card codes, This is just some of the amazing things available for those companies who partner with Starlooks to bring your whole look together!
        The makeup itself in the box was just what I would expect from Starlooks. Amazing colour, amazing quality and amazing payoff in the perfect shades! The eyeliner was my absolute favorite with a creamy black consistency in a twistable package that when applied, it doesn't budge! I scrubbed my hand with soapy water and it stayed all day. Starlooks never disappoints with their eyeliners!
        The liquid lipstick was an amazing light berry shade and applied SO smoothly! It wasn't too sticky but it had great staying power. Not to mention it smelled wonderful. I can definitely see myself wearing this shade for a subtle pop of colour while out and about.
         The blush shade I received is absolutely amazing! Rose Gold and highly reflective with the most amazing rose undertone and gold highlights this will definitely give you a nice glowy look and it's not too bright to pair with the lipstick! Suffice it to say, I am IN LOVE!




















      You can head on over to Starlooks and check out their LooksBook subscription or pick up any of these colours in their Perfect Sized Collection line along with lots of other amazing products! You won't be disappointed! You can also check them out on their Facebook and their Youtube channel!

FTC: I was provided the product shown for review, no other compensation was given. All opinions are my own.

Friday, August 14, 2015

Small Owl Child's backpack from LUCLUC

 

    It's the time of year where all the kids go back to school! Some parents rejoice, others are a little sad. One of my favorite things about going back to school was always school supply shopping! Getting to pick out new clothes, notebooks, pencils and a brand new backpack! I always went for fashion but my parents always decided on function. I didn't always get the pretty backpacks with the cartoon characters or flowers and hearts on it but I also didn't end up with a backpack that fell apart halfway through the first part of the year. I am grateful for that.
    Finding a nice backpack that was functional and stylish wasn't always easy because sometimes the quality wasn't there where it should have been and it can be a frustrating thing for parents.
    That is where this backpack comes in! I received this backpack expecting it to just be a cute little thing that wasn't AS functional as one that is plain and boring, but I was actually quite surprised to see how well made it was. The backpack itself is made out of a really nice thick sturdy canvas material. The zippers upon further inspection were super durable and don't even get me STARTED on the zipper pulls! OH my GOD so cute! They are fashioned to look just like the backpack and are made out of a super thick sturdy rubber so they don't look like they are going anywhere any time soon!
    The backpack has two sizeable pouches with a bungee net on the sides good for small cups or bottles for  your little one to take with them while keeping their hands free and they inside contents clean and dry.
     The detail on the backpack appears to be a print and there's no stretch to the material so there may be possible fading if washed but the image doesn't appear as if it would distort over time. The straps are super padded so it will be comfortable on small shoulders. The only thing I noticed to be mindful of is the straps that attach the shoulder straps to the bag may need to be slightly conditioned to not slide out of the plastic clip if the backpack doesn't have enough weight distributed in it. It appears to be an easy fix though!
      All and all the backpack is a total win in my book! I would say this is small enough to fit any child up to the age of 9 or 10 any older and I would say it would fit more like a lunch bag or purse. Both would work out nicely though! It is just shy of 12 inches tall so it should fit standard notebook paper nicely and have plenty of room for a few smaller notebooks or composition books. The backpacks are available in a larger size but this owl one was just TOO cute to pass up! I would totally pick up another in a different style in the future!
       You can pick up your own HERE on Amazon!





FTC: The products shown were provided for review purposes, no other compensation was given. All opinions are my own.

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Colorful Numbers and Alphabet Stacking Cups- Educational Toys from LUCLUC


      Having a daycare run in my home, there is never enough toys around to keep little ones happy. Making sure there is something for everyone makes for a better day had by all. Some of the fantastic features this simple but important toy offers is it lends itself to teach smaller children about not only colours, but The start of the alphabet, how to count, learning small from big and helping with fine motor skills. The plastic is a durable heavy duty plastic with rounded edges so the child has nothing to hurt themselves on. The parts are not too small so there is nothing to choke on and the numbers, and letters are printed on the surface of the plastic.
    The cups not only stack on top of each other but they nestle inside each other perfectly for easy storage. This also helps the child to learn to count backwards as well! Another really fun feature is the bottom of the cups. When placed with the opening side down for stacking the top of each cup has small bumps according to the number listed on the cup! This gives the child a physical way to feel what that amount of items feel like.
       One thing I love about the stacking cups is the adorable bear head that tops all the other cups. This brings a fantastic touch of whimsy perfect for this toy! This bear head though lends itself to one tiny flaw with the toys. When turned upside-down the bear head fits snugly into the number two cup. And I mean VERY snugly. This can cause the bear head to get stuck but with a little work it can be pulled back out. This may make for a few unhappy babies but it isn't a deal breaker.
      All in all, though when shipped the box was a little worse for wear, I love everything about the toy as did the kids who got their hands on it immediately when it arrived! Would definitely recommend to someone looking for a traditional toy with a little bit of a twist. You can find this toy from LUCLUCon Amazon here!


FTC: The products shown were provided for review purposes, no other compensation was given. All opinions are my own.

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Beef Jerky Treats from Rocco & Roxie From Chewy.com



        
       Well hello there! Long time no see! Things have been busy for me here lately and blogging fell to the wayside. Sadly that also meant treats for Dexter did as well. 
   My little taste-tester has sat eagerly awaiting his next mission very patiently. So I decided to spoil him rotten once more now that my schedule has cleared up a bit.
      When I want to treat Dexter, I really go all out and to be honest, I don't really trust anyone but Chewy.com now serve his needs. They have never failed me once for an amazing treat experience with my dog. This time is no exception!
       This month Dexter had his heart set on something a little more meaty and Chewy delivered just that with these amazing gourmet Beef Jerky Treats from Rocco & Roxie
        These 7 inch, slow roasted, naturally smoked beef jerky sticks are made in the USA and contain no wheat,soy, corn or gluten.
       Upon first opening the package I immediately noticed that it smells just like regular beef jerky. A delicious, high quality, human grade beef jerky. (It states on that back o the package they are smell so good you might want to eat one but they are not for human consumption.) It was quite a surprise and Dexter went absolutely nuts when he first smelled the treats, immediately shoving his whole head in the bag and licking every single one of them.                                                                                                                      After I managed to get his head out, I snapped one in half. Unable to get a photo as it was instantly stolen out of my hand, I noticed the texture was meaty on the inside and a nice thin, easy to chew casing on the outside. They don't have a snap to them as traditional jerky sticks do, which I welcomed as Dexter isn't very smart when it comes to chewing for some reason. I liked that the texture was a little on the softer side so it made it less likely he would choke. 
      As Dexter chewed away I decided to take a look at the ingredients and the first ingredient is Beef. Very promising! I was also surprised to see how short the ingredient list was. I was a tad concerned by the sugar, salt, and garlic powder but Dex has had no adverse reactions, (other than a few smelly gas attacks).      
        The packaging itself boasts that the treats are made in small batches and slow-smoked for 15 hours which pays off because Dexter is in love and I'm okay with that!                                                     Once again Chewy has come through with connecting Dex and I with another fantastic product he can't live without.And when Dexter is happy, I'm happy!                                                                         Be sure to check out Chewy.com for all your pet spoiling needs! If you want to get in on the action check out Chewy to find all kinds of fun stuff from food, to grooming, to flea and tick care for your dog or cat. If you want to learn more, check out their website or follow them on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest or Google+ to stay in the loop!
  







FTC: The products shown were provided for review purposes, no other compensation was given. All opinions are my own.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Wild Jaws Tyrannosaurus Rex Staple Remover From KarmaKiss




     If you were anything like me when you were little you had an active imagination and possibly even a great love of all things dinosaur. Also, when thinking back I recall how I used to play with staple removers and pretended like they were dinosaurs. Probably not the safest thing, but I never hurt myself before so there's that!
      Now that I'm all grown up my imagination is still going strong and I still have a great love of all things dinosaur. Being grown up doesn't mean I have to be forced to pretend my staple removers are just staple removers when I can have a staple remover that looks like a dinosaur!
       The Wild Jaws Staple Remover from KarmaKiss now proudly adorns my desk ready to chomp on some tasty staples whenever they are holding together my papers in a malicious manner.
     The staple remover is a nice heavy weight resin material painted with a pretty metallic finish and a nice flat base so it never falls over or has to suffer a balancing act. This could also mean it would double nicely as a paperweight!
      The package it comes in is absolutely adorable as well with an old-timey vibe making it great for gifting. Perfect for that dinosaur lover in your life, it would look amazing on just about anyone's desk!  With the release of Jurassic World now is the time to give your friends the perfect gift to make any office setting a little more wild.
      There's no guarantee that it wouldn't turn into more than just removing staples and become a Cretaceous Period all out war with the pencil sharpener Triceratops! Just me?
      Imagination aside it not only straight up looks cool, but it serves a purpose and that just makes it even better in my book. All grownups need their own toys so why not one that makes a mundane task a little more fun? This is truly one of my most favorite items at the moment and the staple removing process has never looked so fierce before.
     Be sure to check out KarmaKiss for all gifty things! If you are looking for something unique for a friend, family member or even yourself! They really have some amazing things to choose from you wouldn't find anywhere else! They offer free shipping on orders over $45 and often have some really great sales! Check them out for yourself! Also be sure to like them on Facebook, Twitter , Pinterest and even Youtube!

FTC: The products shown were provided for review purposes, no other compensation was given. All opinions are my own.

Monday, January 12, 2015

IT Cosmetics Limited-Time January 19th TSV Set!

New Year, Your Most Beautiful Skin!


IT Cosmetics® New Year, Your Most Beautiful Skin! Five-Piece Collection goes beyond beauty. This Today’s Special Value® is scheduled to debut on QVC® Monday, January 19, 2015, at midnight (ET) for one day only! QVC features one item each day as a Today’s Special Value, which is offered at an exceptionally low price beginning midnight (ET) until 11:59 PM (PT) that day.

This new five-piece collection is the perfect way to start the new year, taking the power of skin care and coverage innovation to a whole new level! Be one of the first to experience all five brand new worldwide launches, including CC+ Eye Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream, CC+ Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream Compact, CC+ Airbrush Perfecting Powder, Blurred Lines Smooth-Fill Lipstick, and the CC+ Angled Buffing Foundation Brush. Together, it’s your anti-aging skincare, SPF 50+ and full coverage for your most beautiful skin!

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New! CC+® Eye Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream instantly helps to conceal skin discoloration from view, hydrates your under-eye area and features a unique Cold Spoon Technology™ cooling tip. Formulated with hyaluronic acid, peptides, hydrolyzed collagen, silk and grape seed oil, this full coverage color-correcting cream is formulated to nourish the most delicate skin on your face.

New! CC+® Color Correcting Full Coverage Cream Compact is your award-winning, cult-favorite CC+ Cream in an innovative airless dispensing compact! With one push of a button, this compact releases a precise amount of CC+ cream, giving you skin care, sun protection and full coverage with each application. A multitasking beauty miracle, the CC+ compact is your full coverage foundation, SPF 50+ UVA/UVB physical-only sunscreen, brightening color corrector, anti-aging serum, pore minimizing primer, dark spot corrector and moisturizing day cream all in one step!

New! CC+® Airbrush Perfecting Powder is your lightweight, hydrating powder that is formulated to help erase the look of fine lines and pores, leaving your skin with the look of airbrushed perfection! Formulated talc-free and infused with hydrolyzed silk, hydrolyzed collagen, niacin and peptides, you can wear this skin-loving powder over your makeup or clean skin.

New! Blurred Lines™ Smooth-Fill Lipstick smooths the look of lip lines and adds color to your lips, giving you a natural-looking, pretty pop of color to revitalize your entire complexion! This lip-loving lipstick is formulated with nourishing ingredients including shea butter, jojoba, grape seed extract, cherry oil and hyaluronic acid.

New! CC+® Angled Buffing Foundation Brush is an ultra-luxe, plush makeup brush that does the work for you, making application simple and effortless. Custom-cut by hand and made with over 80,000 hairs, this brush flawlessly buffs makeup to help visually erase the look of pores and fine lines, airbrushing your skin to perfection. Use this cruelty-free, skin-loving brush with your foundation to create the look of your skin but better every time!

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Developed with leading plastic surgeons and dermatologists, IT Cosmetics® creates clinically proven, innovative problem-solving makeup and skin care products that harness cutting-edge, anti-aging technologies and high-performance, skin-loving ingredients to provide you with serious beauty solutions that help you look and feel your most beautiful! Co-Founder and CEO Jamie Kern Lima, who suffers from rosacea, sparse brows, hyperpigmentation and problematic skin, works hand-in-hand with plastic surgeons and dermatologists to create innovative, high-performance products, with a laser focus on solving women’s beauty problems. IT Cosmetics is sold in ULTA Beauty Stores nationwide and is a top color cosmetics brand on both QVC and The Shopping Channel Canada. For more information, please visit www.itcosmetics.com – it’s your beauty!™