Keep Your Garden Organic with EcoScraps & $50 Walmart Giftcard Giveaway (Ends 5/24)

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by EcoScraps. However, all content presented in this post represents my own opinions.

Recently, there has been a huge movement towards organic food. Many of us have taken up organic gardening as a result. Have you thought about the dirt you are using though? Is it organic? If it’s not, you should definitely check out EcoScraps, which is available at Walmart stores.

Did you know, that in the United States, we waste 40% of the food produced. That is enough to fill the Rose Bowl every day. It sits in landfills producing methane, which is 20X more harmful than CO2? Since 2010, EcoScraps has been working to be a part of the solution by reusing this waste and keeping it out of the landfills. They want to make sustainability mainstream, which I think is very admirable. Between 2011 and 2015, EcoScraps recycled 75 million lbs of food waste. They are matching that number in 2016 with projected recycling of another 75 million lbs of food waste–this time in just 12 months. To put that into perspective for you, recycling 15 million lbs of food waste is equivalent to keeping 500,000 cars off the road for an entire day! It makes a huge difference.

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I was excited to try out a couple of EcoScraps products recently. I really wanted to try the  Natural and Organic Moist Garden Soil and the Natural and Organic Tomato, Herb & Vegetable Plant Food.

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I used the Garden Soil in my raised bed. I mixed it in with the existing dirt. I was a bit surprised at the size of this bag of dirt. It weighed 30 lbs. I could tell when I opened the bag that this dirt is very rich. It’s derived from a unique blend of fruits, vegetables and other organic materials.
I also really like that it’s moisture retaining. That will help save on water of the next few months.

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I ended up planting tomatoes in this particular raised bed which is perfect for the Organic Tomato, Herb & Vegetable Plant Food I have to use. This plant food provides the nutrients you need to grow all fruits and vegetables so I can use it all over the garden, it’s not just limited to tomatoes. It features added calcium to prevent rot, which I am excited about because I have had problems with end rot in my raised beds.

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It comes in little pellets which are very easy to distribute. The bag itself has a zip up feature, to keep it fresh and dry in between uses.

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EcoScraps products currently sold at Walmart are: Compost, Garden Soil, Potting Mix, Herb and Vegetable Plant Food, All Purpose Plant Food, Compost Accelerator, Citrus and Avocado Plant Food, Starter Plant Food, Rose and Flower Plant Food, Fresh Start Plant Food, Fruit and Vegetable Plant Food, Compost Accelerator. Buy it here.

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One of you will win a $50 Walmart giftcard, so that you can start your own organic garden with EcoScraps. Please enter through the Rafflecopter below. It may take 30 seconds or more to load.

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PeachSkinSheets 1500 Thread Count Soft Sheets Review & Giveaway (Ends 5/18)

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Spoil Mom this Mother’s Day with new sheets from PeachSkinSheets! She will love them. Not only will she get a great nights sleep with them, but she will love the great wrinkle free fit they provide as well as the deep pockets.

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I was recently sent a set of PeachSkinSheets for this review. There are several color choices available, but I chose Beach Blue (which just so happens to be one the colors of the month.) As I was putting these on the bed, I noticed right away how soft they are. They feel so luxurious. It was also super easy to put the fitted sheet on because of the deep pockets. Once it’s on, it stays on until you take it off. That is really important to me. I can’t think of anything more annoying than a fitted sheet that won’t stay put.

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The set comes with one Flat Sheet, one Deep Pocket Fitted Sheet, (which will even fit a memory foam mattress like mine), custom number and double pillow top heights, and two Standard Pillowcases with European Envelope Closures.  Overall, I have been really impressed with this set.  It’s comfy, it moisture wicking, doesn’t shrink or pill when you wash it and it’s wrinkle free. I’ve been very happy with the quality and the color. PeachSkinSheets got it just right.

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PeachSkinSheets are available in Split King, Cali King, King, Queen, Full, Twin and XL Dorm Twin and XL Dorm Full. Prices start at $55. There are two colors of the month which are priced at $55 for any size set. Regular sale price is $69.95 for any size set while Split King/Adjustable Bed specialty sizes are $85. Go here to shop.

Win it: One of you will win a set of PeachSkinSheets of your choosing. Please enter through the Rafflecopter below. It may take 30 seconds or more to load.

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs DVD Giveaway (Ends 2/7)

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At long last, the beloved classic, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs comes to DVD. I remember watching this movie as a small child and just being really drawn in to the story and the music. I loved seeing the dwarfs. I remember being scared of the queen and who can forget the apple? I am so excited that I can now share this movie with my kids, who have also grown to be Disney enthusiasts. I am sure they are going to love it!

Win it: In honor of the re-release of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs on DVD, I have a fun Snow White themed prize pack to give away to one lucky reader. To enter, leave me a comment below with your favorite or best apple themed recipes in keeping with the theme of the movie. I will also need you to enter through the Rafflecopter below to make sure I have your contact info in case you win. Good luck!

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Aroma Sense Aromatherapy Infused Luxury Showerhead Review & Giveaway (Ends 12/16)

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Want to bring a bit of luxury to your home without an expensive remodel? Now you can with the Aroma Sense luxurious aromatherapy vitamin c infused shower head. They can be found in many high end spas across the nation. These shower heads help you to feel refreshed and energized. Choose from scents such as Lemon, Citrus Mango, Eucalyptus and others. Each fragrance is good for a specific ailment. For example the Lemon scent helps relieve stress, detoxifies and increases alertness and concentration. Eucalyptus is helpful for respiratory problems, wounds, mental exhaustion, muscle pain, and skin infections. The scented cartridges are replaceable, so when you run out you can order refills online. One cartridge should last you about 2 months.

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I was sent the Vitamin C handheld shower head with lemon scent. The Vitamin C cartridge neutralizes chlorine on contact and nourishes your skin & hair to prevent dryness. Vitamin C helps maintain skin elasticity for fewer wrinkles and is essential for collagen production. I have really been enjoying using this every day. The moisturizing effect is great this time of year when the colder weather starts to dry my skin out. The fragrance is very light and kind of a sweet citrus smell. My kids are always commenting how they like the smell after I take a shower.

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Installation of the shower head was really easy. I did it myself. I already had a hand held shower head, so all I had to do was remove the old one and screw the new one in  to the hose and I was good to go. They also offer a standard shower head if you prefer one of those. One thing I noticed right away is that the water pressure seemed to increase when I switched to the Aroma Sense. They claim that their technology provides optimized water pressure about 1.5 times more than a well branded shower head. I agree with that from my experience.

Buy it: I love the Aroma Sense Showerhead and I bet you will too. You can get yours here.

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Introducing Bertolli Riserva Sauces and No Kid Hungry & Giveaway (Ends 12/13) #MyTuscanTable

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These cold winter nights call out to me for comfort food. One of my faves is spaghetti. I’ve gotten to be kind of a snob though, when it comes to my spaghetti sauce. I really like it to have a good flavor and not be runny, etc. Because spaghetti is such a budget friendly meal in the first place, I feel justified in spending a little more to get a good quality sauce. The new Bertolli Riserva Pasta Sauces are definitely on my list of sauces that I would choose. These sauces are tuscan inspired and made with a select blend of unique specialty ingredients that pair beautifully to elevate the taste of any meal.

Made from the finest ingredients like imported Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, extra virgin olive oil, aged balsamic vinegar and porcini mushrooms, the sauces are so deliciously complete that adding other ingredients simply isn’t necessary. The sauces bring the taste of Tuscany to the table and can be served with pasta, chicken and other Italian inspired dishes.
Bertolli Riserva sauces are made with no artificial colors and are available in four delicious flavors:

•                    Marinara with Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese
•                    Balsamic Vinegar with Caramelized Onions
•                    Asiago Cheese with Artichokes
•                    Porcini Mushroom with White Truffle Oil

In honor of 150 years, Bertolli also partnered with No Kid Hungry. For each #MyTuscanTable share on social media during October, the Bertolli brand donated one dollar to help No Kid Hungry end childhood hunger in America. Just one dollar can help feed 10 healthy meals to kids in need. They met their goal to provide up to half a million meals!

Buy it: You can find Bertolli Riserva at select retailers near you. Go here to locate a store in your area.

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Brick Loot Monthly Box Review & Giveaway (Ends 11/27)

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If you love LEGO and surprises, you are sure to love Brick Loot! Brick Loot is a monthly subscription box company for LEGO and Brick fanatics. Subscribers will receive a monthly box filled with unique, custom and never-before-seen items that work with LEGO bricks and custom building. Each month the Brick Loot box is filled with 4-8 items that were hand picked by Brick specialists who scour the world for the newest and coolest products for you to collect. How cool is that?

This surprise box can be delivered monthly to customers of all ages and is filled to the brim with the latest and greatest brick compatible products, including the fan favorite, LEGO. The contents will include unique items that cannot be purchased at your average toy store around the corner. Brick Loot’s partners are among some of the biggest names in the toy industry, such as Brick Stix, OYO sports, Nano Blocks and Brick Forge.

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I recently received a Brick Loot Box for the month of October and I want to show you what was in there. The theme of this box was Game of Bricks. It featured The Velvet Throne, a Knight Castle, a Knight Accessory kit, some Liteup Blocks Flame Lights and a Sir DaBlock Custom 100% LEGO Minifigure. This particular kit shows that it’s for ages 6+. This is a super fun kit and I just know that my boys would LOVE to get one of these in the mail every month.

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Subscriptions start as low as $23.00 a month and varies depending on your subscription selection. The longer you subscribe, the bigger the discount you get. Keep in mind that these are bricks that you get to keep, this is not a brick rental service. Brick Loot would make a great gift for the brick fanatic whether they be a child or AFOL (Adult Fan of LEGO). If you know of one, consider a subscription. It’s the gift that keeps on giving.

Buy it: You can order a subscription to Brick Loot online. Sweet Deals 4 Moms readers can get a special 10% discount on a 1 or 3 month subscription with code momdeals

Win it: One of you will win a FREE Brick Loot box so that you can try it out for yourself. Please enter through the Rafflecopter below. It may take 30 seconds or more to load.

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Kinsights: online pediatric health record keeper and parenting community & $50 Visa Giveaway (Ends 11/15)

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Parents, are you looking for an easy and efficient way to stay on top of your kiddos’ health needs this school year?  Kinsights offers a unique online community for parents that makes getting great parenting advice easier and smarter. Whether you need advice on fall family activities, playground safety tips, or a way to keep an updated health record on-hand in light of the upcoming flu season, Kinsights is a must-have tool for all parents. Parents often get the most useful advice from each other, and Kinsights makes direct connections to nurture this communication.  Also, Kinsights works in a way that answers are voted on by community, so the best, most helpful content rises to the top.

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Kinsights offers an online Pediatric Personal Health Record Keeper for parents. Gone are the days where you’re being held responsible for keeping track of slips of paper or lugging files and folders containing your children’s health information.  And in the event of an emergency, you can even have the health records sent to the ER or out-of-town doctor in a snap. This is especially helpful when your child is at a friend’s house or field trip and needs medical treatment. You can organize your child’s growth and developmental milestones, immunizations, medications, allergies, and more. This tool is amazing and a godsend to parents.

Check it out: Connect with Kinsights at their website to learn more and sign up!

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Introducing Del Taco’s New Handcrafted Ensaladas & Giveaway (Ends 10/11) #SaladAtDel #UnFreshingBelievable

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Introducing the new Handcrafted Ensaladas from Del Taco. Priced at $5.49, these new Handcrafted Ensaladas are salads you’ll crave for under 600 calories (with cilantro pepita ranch dressing)! Each salad is made to order for you with a fresh lettuce blend, sliced Hass avocado, handmade pico de gallo, and fresh house-made tortilla chips. Choose from Chicken Bacon Avocado Salad, Mexican Chopped Chicken Salad and Signature Taco Salad. Prefer ground turkey over beef? Just ask for it to be substituted! Going veggie? No problem, just ask for your salad without meat.

I was excited to head over to Del Taco with my family over the weekend to try this new menu item. I went with the Signature Taco Salad which was super filling and delicious. Every time I go to Del Taco, I am always so impressed with the quality and amount of food we get for the price. For my family of 5, we are always able to eat for just around $25 which is nothing to sneeze at these days. Del Taco ranks #1 on my list of fast food options.

Buy it: Head over to your local Del Taco and try one of the Handcrafted Ensaladas for yourself. For a limited time, you can download a coupon for a free small drink with the purchase of a salad here

Win it: One of you will win a $20 Del Taco giftcard, so that you can try one or all of the new Handcrafted Ensaladas! Please enter through the Rafflecopter below. It may take 30 seconds or more to load.

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