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.

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Earn Free Amazon Gift Cards with Dealspotr

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I am very excited to share with you this fun new way to earn free Amazon gift cards, while at the same time, finding and sharing deals with others as a community. This fun site is called Dealspotr.

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The main idea of using Dealspotr is both sharing and “Spotting” deals.  When you “Spot” a deal, you are basically trying to predict which deals are going to  become “Hot Deals” or “On Fire Deals”. It’s kind of like you are voting for or “liking” that deal.

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If you guess these deals correctly, you will earn points. If you post a deal and it becomes “Hot” or “On Fire”, you will also earn points.

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Remember that you have a limited number of “Spots” per day. The more accurate you become at spotting hot deals, the more Spots you will get per day, which increases your chances of earning more points.

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Dealspotr is very much community oriented. Because of this, you will have a reputation. You start out at 0%. My “Deal Rep” on the site after about 2 weeks is currently at 18%. This means that I am currently earning +18% extra points for every deal I post. This number can go up or down based on how good the deals you post are. There is a flagging system in place, so if the deals you post aren’t legit or is a duplicate, you can lose points. This keeps the deal community honest and non-spammy, which makes it pleasant.

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Also, each day, you will have a checklist, of items to complete. These items could be following a new store, following another user, posting a deal, etc. Once you complete your tasks for the day, you will get 200 points. Not to mention the points you earn from posting a deal, etc. It’s really easy to accumulate points just by doing these simple tasks every day.

I was impressed at just how easy it is to earn gift cards. I was able to get a $10 Amazon gift card after a little over one week, just by doing the daily checklists, spotting deals and commenting on deals. It’s super easy, fun and addictive. Once you see how easy it is to earn an Amazon gift card, you’ll be hooked.

Ready to get started? Go here to join Dealspotr. This is my referral code. By using it, you will get 5,000 free points when you join (worth $5). That’s half of what you would need to earn a $10 Amazon gift card! Or, if you prefer, you can use my code SWEETDEALS4MOMS.

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MaxxHaul Aluminum Compact Cargo Carrier Review


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Spring is finally here! For my family, that means will be wanting to take some road trips very soon. We are a family of five. Well, better make that six if we include our large, 70+ lb. dog. He likes to take trips with us also, but our smallish SUV has a hard time accommodating all of us. Especially anytime that we need to bring any extra gear such as camping supplies or coolers. Our car seems to be overflowing in that case.

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Thanks to MaxxHaul, our road trips will be much more comfortable. They sent the Aluminum Compact Cargo Carrier for review. This gives us the much needed extra space we were lacking. The cargo carrier features a lightweight, rust proof extruded aluminum basket which attaches to a receiver hitch on the back of our car. It fits 2”x2” receivers. It can hold up to 500 lbs. Not that we’d ever load that much extra weight onto it, but it’s nice to know it can hold a lot of weight.

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I was pleasantly surprised at just how much this carrier could hold. To test it out, I put on two coolers and a small, very heavy barbecue. It held them all just fine. Obviously, I would tie these all down if we were actually going somewhere, but that wasn’t the case this time. The inside basket itself measures 48-1/4” x 21-1/4” x 2”, so you’re getting quite a bit of space.

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Before the cargo carrier got here, I was kind of concerned about the spare tire situation on the back of our car. It extends out quite a bit, so I was worried it would be in the way. But, it wasn’t a problem at all. There’s plenty of extra space.

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This carrier also features built-in reflectors to add visibility for increased safety. These are not wired lights, in case you were wondering.

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MaxxHaul was also so kind as to send a locking hitch pin to prevent theft of the carrier as opposed to using the pin that came with it.  As you can see, one of these looks far more secure.

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It’s very simple to use. Just turn the key and it will unlock or lock.

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It connects where the cargo carrier and the receiving hitch meet.  It fits well. Not too tight and not too loose. Just right.

Overall I am really happy with this product and cannot wait to pack it up and head out on a road trip very, very soon.

Buy it: If you are needing some extra space for your car, the MaxxHaul Aluminum Compact Cargo might be the solution you are looking for. You can get yours here.

Disclosure: I received free product as part of this review. All opinions stated are my own.

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Silverback UV Protective Garden & Beach Parasol Review

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When the weather warms up and the sun graces us with it’s presence, my family loves to spend time outdoors. My kids love running around in the yard, playing in the sandbox and playing in the sprinkler. Myself, I kind of like to lounge and watch them play or hang out with my laptop at my patio table. When I’m not gardening, that is… To keep from getting too much sun, I like to hang out under a nice big umbrella. In the past, I hadn’t really considered an umbrella that offers UV protection, because I figured that the umbrella was blocking out the sun, but what I hadn’t thought of was that the UV rays can bounce off of the ground, which is where a UV protective umbrella is useful.

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The Silverback UV Protective Garden & Beach Parasol from Umbrella Heaven is a great option. It offers UV protection, shade and it will keep you dry. Not only that, but it’s nice to look at as well. I was sent one for this review and I couldn’t be happier. The secret of the UV protection is in the silver reflective outer skin and black internal shade. You’ll be amazed at the protection levels achieved with such a simple design.

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This umbrella is so easy to open. Very smooth. Even though it’s big, it’s not bulky and it feels like I am opening a small umbrella. It’s just as easy to take down too. It features an easy to use height adjustment lever, so that you can raise and lower it as needed. The umbrella comes apart into two pieces, for easy storage or travel. It can be used in a base (not included), but it also has a point at the bottom, so you can put it directly into the dirt or in sand at the beach!

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It has a very simple tilt feature as well. This is great for when the sun comes in at a different angle than from just above you. The canopy itself is approximately 70″across, so it’s a generous size. Overall I am really happy with this umbrella. I can tell that it’s very sturdy and good quality.

Buy it: Check out all of the umbrellas and garden parasols that Umbrella Heaven has to offer.

Disclosure: I received free product as part of this review. All opinions stated are my own.

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Suncast 100 ft. Hose Hideaway Review

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In some ways, I am a minimalist. I dislike clutter and eyesores in or around my home. That doesn’t mean that I don’t have any hot spots like that in my house, because I do. We do live here after all,  but I try to eliminate as many as I can when I have the time and resources to do so. Even if it just means that I find a place to hide the some of the clutter, I am ok with that because some clutter is necessary. One of the areas that I have really been wanting to get cleaned up this year is our front yard. It had been pretty neglected and is missing the mark entirely when it comes to curb appeal.

Our hose, which I would guess is about 50 feet, was hanging on your average aluminum wall mount on the house. Not terrible, but not very pretty either. Also, having to pull the bulky hose off and try to keep it all untangled was a big pain. Then putting it away when it is likely wet and somewhat dirty was not high on my list of fun things to do. There had to be a better way…

Thankfully, I was sent a 100 ft. Hose Hideaway from Suncast so that I could try it out and tell you all about it. I LOVE IT! To me, the hose is one of those necessary clutter items I was talking about and this box is the perfect way to hide it when it’s not in use. Not only that, but it has a reel handle to spin the hose in when I am done so I don’t have to wrestle with wet, muddy hose anymore. Yeah!

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This Hose Hideaway was so easy to get set up. As you can see, it comes complete with stakes, to keep it held down to the ground. Definitely take a few minutes to get those in. The hose is so heavy, you really need those stakes holding the box to the ground.

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It also comes with a leader hose. That’s the one I used to connect to the faucet and the box. My actual hose is connected to the spout inside the box.

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I just twisted it to the spout and turned on the hose to test it. I was thrilled that there were no leaks! Once you have your stakes in and hoses all attached you are ready to reel it in. That’s the best part.

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Just turn the handle and the hose comes all in. Shut the lid and you are done. Eyesore eliminated!

Buy it: Go here to find out where you can get your own Suncast Hose Hideaway.

Disclosure: I received free product as part of this review. All opinions stated are my own.

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D. Liles Collection: Elegant & Unique Dresses for Little Girls


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Part of the fun of having a little girl is getting to dress her up fancy. Whether you have an occasion, such as a wedding, holiday or a church program where fancier clothing is needed, or you just want to take some adorable pictures, the D. Liles Collection is sure to help you achieve your desired look.

The D. Liles Collection is an online Vintage Clothing Boutique which carries lovely dresses and accessories for girls. Beautiful, elegant, feminine and unique are some of the words I would use to describe the D. Liles Collection. The D. Liles Collection has been featured in magazines such as Glamour, on Stylemepretty.com

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My lovely little girl was excited to choose a dress from the D. Liles Collection. She chose the Evangeline Flower Girl Dress. While we have no wedding to attend, it can be used for any fancy occasion. This dress is available in sizes 6-9 months all the way through 11/12 in big girl sizes. I found the dress we received to be true to size.

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This dress is beautiful! It is very detailed in the design. The pictures really can’t do it the justice it deserves. This vintage-inspired dress features soft creamy ivory Venetian lace on the upper stretchy bodice.

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The back is fully elasticized for a comfy and flexible fit, straps tie in the back to allow the dress length to be adjusted. My daughter was a bit shy about showing off the back, but it really is pretty.

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The attached skirt has four layers of gathered tulle, it is lined at the skirt, with a soft, high-quality cotton fabric and falls mid length. My daughter really did feel like the little princess that she is wearing this dress. While she was somewhat shy about wearing it in public, when we got back home she did not want to take it off. I do believe we will get alot of use out of this dress..

Buy it: Head over to D. Liles Collection to browse all of their adorable dresses and hair accessories. You won’t be disappointed.

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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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