Food, Pets & Household

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I love, love, LOVE this reusable k-cup!

The main reason I have wanted to try one of these refillable k-cups is because I have many coffee grounds I have been wanting to try out and I don’t own a regular coffee maker and some of the brands of coffee grounds I have don’t offer k-cups. I was fortunate enough to be able to use this Cup Verde and review it and I must say I am very pleased!

This little cup exceeded my expectations! First off, it comes in the cutest little box, which is used to protect it through the shipping process, but I find it adorable!
I brewed a cup of coffee with grounds I had brought home from Jamaica (Now I wish I would have brought more home!) and enjoyed the BEST cup of coffee I’ve ever had this morning! Talk about a great start to the weekend! This refillable k-cup was so easy to use and it brewed a nice, bold flavor! This k-cup is also very easy to clean as well.

I am pleased with the price (only $5.92 on Amazon!) and even more so with the quality! Thank you Cup Verdi for this awesome, reusable cup!

Disclosure: I received one or more of the products mentioned above in exchange for review from Giveaway Service website. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. Reference ID: pm68897f19b106926ed889fe3f7e3d01c9


I received a sample pack of this Pasta Zero Shirataki Spaghetti by Nasoya courtesy of Influenster and Nasoya and I have never fallen in love with a product so fast!

After I had my son I decided to workout regularly and eat a lot healthier in order to get my pre-pregnancy body back. Almost two years after my beautiful baby boy came into this world I am more in shape now than I was before I got pregnant. To maintain all my hard work I still workout continuously and carefully watch what I eat. Some of my favorite foods are usually anything that includes noodles… spaghetti, lasagna, alfredo, and chow mein…and although I love these meals I limit them to maybe a few times a month, because of the calories and carbs. This Pasta Zero by Nasoya is absolutely amazing! I can’t believe I hadn’t heard of this product sooner! I wish I had! This product only has 15 calories and 4 g of carbs per serving!

Most healthy alternatives I question the taste, but not with these noodles. I fried them with some vegetables and made a chow mien and it tasted exactly how it would with any fully-loaded carb noodles. First, when you are preparing to cook these you will need to rinse them really good, since they are packaged in a liquid. After rinsing these noodles, you can basically create any pasta dish you desire! Not only is it healthier for you than other noodles, it also is so much faster to cook! Between 3-5 minutes boiling them or a few minutes pan fried the noodles are so easy to cook!

I can’t wait to STOCK UP on these noodles (Walmart carries them in my area)! There is a store finder located on the website to help you find the nearest store that carries them. Thank you Nasoya for such a great pasta alternative. Now I can continue my healthy lifestyle and enjoy my pasta!


Is it silly that I was super excited to receive toilet paper? I received a whole pack of Cottonelle Mega Rolls to try out (I thought I would get sent one roll & a coupon)! Each Mega roll is the size of 4 rolls of regular toilet paper! Not only do I think it ends up being a better value price wise, but there is also less toilet paper tube waste!

Each Mega Roll is huge in comparison to the rolls of toilet paper we usually buy! I love the texture of this Cottonelle toilet paper! Not only is it rippled for a helpful cleaning effect it is also soft (but not too soft)! I will defiantly be purchasing Cottonelle Mega rolls from now on for my family!

Disclosure: I received this product for free to test out and review from Cottonelle and Crowdtap. I have not been compensated in any other way. All opinions are my own.

…And if you haven’t already I highly recommend you join Crowdtap! It helps consumers like us connect with brands we use everyday. Not only are their fun activities and sampling opportunities, but you can also win prizes and gift cards! Crowdtap has done so much for me and my family over the past year I couldn’t appreciate what they do more!


I was recently sent a nice sized sample of the newest scent of fabric softener by Snuggle to try out for free to review. The scent makes my clothes (and me!) smell Spring flower fresh and helps fit right in with the season. I prefer liquid fabric softener over dryer sheets, because I think the liquid releases a stronger and more long lasting scent onto my clothes. I also think they feel more soft!

What’s not to love about the Snuggle brand? With the cutest bear mascot, great prices, and a laundry result living up to it’s name – Snuggle, this brand is my favorite when it comes to keeping my clothes soft and smelling fresh!

The size of this container lasts for a good amount of loads for the price. It’s easy to use, by simply pouring your desired amount and adding it to your laundry load. The scent smells just like it’s title “Fresh Spring Flowers”, while not being too strong!

A soft, light fresh Spring flower scent added to your laundry will make you want to Snuggle right up in your freshly laundered clothes instead of folding them!

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I am never able to drink the recommended amount of water during the day. It is seriously so difficult! I think the main reason is because it has no flavor! I try to avoid juice drink and sports drinks too, because of the added calories and sugar. This infusion water bottle holds 24 oz of water and is the perfect way to flavor your plain old water in an easy way!

Simply screw off the lid and remove the infuser. Remove the infuser lid and fill with your choice of fruit. Fill the water bottle with water and replace the infuser (lid on) an screw on the water bottle lid. I let mine sit overnight so the flavor has more time to set in. I’ve tried putting sliced lemons, cucumbers, and strawberries in the infuser so far and I am happy with how each bottle of flavored water turned out! As easy as this bottle is to use, it’s just as easy to clean. This bottle is great for traveling to the gym or on a road trip as it is leak proof! Thank goodness! You don’t want any of your delicious flavored water dripping out!

This is seriously the easiest, healthiest way to flavor your water! Perfect for those of you who live a healthy lifestyle or are just looking for a flavored drink that keeps you hydrated! I use this every day, multiple times a day and highly recommend this product!

Disclosure: I received this product for free in exchange for my honest opinion.


I recently received a bag of these new gummy candy by Wonka, called Randoms complimentary from Smiley 360 for free to taste test and review. I seriously like everything about these candies! I wouldn’t dare keep them in my house, except for on special occasions or else I will eat the whole bag! They are soo addicting!

First of all, I love the shapes! They are as the name describes..RANDOM! All these random fun shapes, so you’ll never know what you pick out of the bag next. It’s a unique take on candy and makes it that much more enjoyable.

All the different fruit flavors are delicious and some even have a kind of liquid jelly inside…once again random! The texture of these gummy candies is spot on! Chewy, but soft at the same time!

I think these candies are great for kids and adults and would be a fun addition to an Easter basket this year! 🙂


These Nutraplex bars are amazing! Each bar retails for $2.99, which is around the same price as other bars in the same category. I’m not a fan of chocolate protein or health bars so I am loving the flavors that Nutraplex offers! Megaberry and Pineapple Coconut were the two flavors I was sent to try out and review and they taste delicious! While both flavors were very good, I do prefer the Pineapple Coconut, just because I love tropical flavors! These bars also come in Pomegranate Cherry and Mango Strawberry and I intend to try these two flavors as well!

The texture of the two bars I taste tested were solid, but also a bit chewy. These bars were so good I thought I was cheating on my healthy eating, but instead was supplying my body with beneficial nutrients. Along with the protein these Nutraplex bars contain, they also have dried fruits, seeds, and nuts too! These extra ingredients help supply your body with energy that other protein-type bars do not. Compared to other protein bars that I have in my pantry, these Nutraplex bars really do help keep me energized! I think that is one big difference that helps these bars stand out from other brands! That, and the unique, delicious flavors! I really love these bars! A great post workout snack!


Thank you Folger & Crowdtap for sending me these free samples to try out and review! Along with motherhood came a coffee addiction and with the warm weather approaching a hot cup of coffee doesn’t sound as refreshing as it did in the fall and winter. An iced coffee, on the other hand, sounds amazing! These Folgers Iced Cafe Concentrates are the answer to my prayers! I don’t like spending a ton of money for an iced coffee or frap at a coffee shop, because frankly I can’t afford it!

I am obsessed with everything about the concentrates! For one they are only a couple of calories per serving! I don’t have to feel guilty about the added sugar that I would otherwise worry about from ordering a coffee away from home. It’s so easy to use too! Just drip a couple of drops in your glass of milk (or milk alternative) and mix! It’s like magic! A delicious flavor and inexpensive! Not only will it help me to drink more milk daily, but I don’t have to feel guilty about it either (price wise or calorie wise). With only using a couple of drops at a time, these containers are sure to last awhile and I was sent 4 (2 of one flavor)! The Hazelnut flavor is absolutely delicious! It seriously tasted like a coffee shop specialty! I plan to try the Vanilla tomorrow and the Original another day this week, but I’m sure I will be just as impressed!


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