Monday, July 20, 2015

FlavFusion Water Bottle Review!

I am VERY conscious of my fluid intake. For too long I spent my days miserable, exhausted, and sick because I was so dehydrated. When I finally figured out that one can of Coke a day wasn't cutting it (after a visit to the doctor), I drank more. But what mattered most was WHAT I drank. I started this year with a resolution of cutting out soda completely. I think I made it to the first week of March...and I failed. Now, I'm very thoughtful when it comes to balancing soda with water. Obviously I TRY to go for less soda...but a few days a week I'm out of control and awful.

You guys know I love useful products! Those that I can use daily...or improve my life in some way are the best! I can honestly say that THIS product is one that I use all day long and always know where it's at. It's the FlavFusion fruit infusion water bottle!

Shown without basket! 
If you've seen these, you know what they're about. At first, I was hesitant. I didn't know if this would work. After can ANYTHING make water taste better? But I'm not even kidding when I say that this bottle has made water drinking a joy! I started out with strong-flavored fruits (strawberries, lemons) and gradually, I worked myself into fruits with less flavor (peaches, raspberries). Now, I'm at the point where I can drink water...plain...with no fruit! The fruit is a definite plus but when there's no good, fresh fruit available, or we haven't made it to the's good to be able to drink water plain! Thanks to the FlavFuision bottle, I can do that! The transition took just a few weeks! I went from not drinking water and gagging at the taste of it ( does have a taste!) to sucking it down because I can't get enough!

As for the bottle...I really like it! It's really it holds a lot of water. I can easily put a lot of ice in there and have plenty of room! The basket is where you put the fruit after you've cut it up. The basket snaps securely onto the lid. Some bottles like this lack a secure basket and it easily unscrews. Not this one! The attachment is TIGHT! The lid of this bottle is different from others as well. Where some have a spout for pouring out water or just an open mouth, this one has a sippy-type straw that folds up and down into a hoop that can be easily attached to a belt loop, backpack, or bike! When turned upside down, the bottle DOES leak a little....but it's certainly not the pouring that you would have with other bottles (plus nowhere do they guarantee that it's spillproof!).

If you're looking for a fantastic way to get healthy and hydrated, the FlavFusion bottle has all that you need! Give it a shot!

Friday, July 17, 2015

Tools4Wisdom Planner Review!

I am NOT an organized person! I often forget that I have homework due, what exactly it is that is due, when I have events going on at doctor's appointments, etc. On top of that, there are things that I REALLY want to remember (like birthdays!) that are impossible for me to hold on to for more than a few moments!

When I was offered the opportunity to review Tools4Wisdom's Planner, I was VERY excited! I love testing products that can make a direct impact on my life! Especially when they make it BETTER!

I received a Zentangle-ish cover with a lot of different colors! The designs are very whimsical! The planner is spiral-bound, and the coil is made of solid (not hollow), durable plastic. The cover of the planner is laminated and there's no fear of tearing it! The cover pieces are thick, as well.

The very beginning of the planner features places for monthly and year goals. As you flip through the planner, it is divided up by month. The first section of each divider is a calendar overview. As you flip further, you see that the planner is broken into individual days (it tells the day of the week AND the date) and further into specific times. At the bottom of each day, the planner has spaces to prioritize your goals. There are places to log weekly goals and focus on why they are important. In the back is a section to write notes and ideas as well as journal entries.

This is the most comprehensive and well-build planner that I've ever used! It's great quality and it covers SO many bases that it's impossible to NOT be organized with it! If you're looking to get organized and what to do it in a stylish and practical way, look no further than Tools4Wisdom's planner, available on Amazon!

2 True Sol Extreme Testrone Review!

I'm always looking for products that I know will help those around me, if I can't use them. This allows me to expose a product to a wider audience and offer something in exchange for an opinion! When I was asked to review 2 True Sol Extreme Testrone, I knew someone who could use it (through his expressing interest in a testosterone supplement). Often, testosterone is used to build muscle, increase energy, decrease recovery time for muscle recovery after a work out, and increase hair growth (often facial). Basically, it's more of what makes guys "guys" in a tablet form.

For the sake of keeping this person's name out of the public, I will say that he was extremely pleased with the results. He felt more energized and "up to" the task of working out at the gym. He also noticed that muscle was forming more quickly than it had in the past. However, it DID take about three weeks to notice the changes. I asked how the tablets were and he was happy to report that they were easy to swallow, didn't get caught in his throat, didn't have a bad aftertaste, and were sealed securely in a bottle with a mouth big enough to easily retrieve the pills.

His review has made others we mutually know curious about trying this supplement! Seeing it work in person is really amazing! If you're looking for a way to build muscle faster, have more energy, and recover from workouts more quickly, I'd (and more importantly, he'd) highly suggest this supplement! I received this supplement in exchange for my honest (in this case...friend's honest) opinion.

Blue Skies' Super Bright, Long-Lasting LED Bike Lights Review!

I love reviewing interesting and creative things! The art teacher AND child in me gets excited when something has a practical use AND looks awesome! When I was selected to review Blue Skies' LED Bike Lights, I was pumped! Off the top of my head...I could already think of many uses for these! I really looked forward to getting them because I wanted to see how they'd hold up!

Basically, the lights look like long, skinny crystals. I honestly expected them to be cheap little plastic, Dollar Tree items with metallic plastic as the base. When I opened these, I was really happy to see that they were actually VERY durable! Being on wheels, I would think it would be easy for them to fall off, get crushed, or strip the screw ridges. The base is a heavy metal, the plastic is nearly glass-like quality (clear, durable, heavy), and the lights screw on easily. I put these on both a bike AND my car tires (on the air spout) (I'm not sure if that's technically "safe" for my tires OR the product....but...). I was surprised to find that they held on at high speeds, lit up bright, and didn't look any worse for wear after testing!

These would easily work on a stroller, a car (depending on the tires), a bike, tricycle, or really any toy with a wheel! Kids would LOVE this! They're so awesome and futuristic-looking! Use them for nighttime safety or to liven up any play room! Both kids and adults are sure to love the added fun of these LED lights!

Overall, I'm most impressed with the durability of these lights! They're not flimsy and the lights don't die out quickly! I'd highly suggest them to make any ride more fun!

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Easy@Home LH and Pregnancy Test Kit Review!

I'm far from a health nut, but I do find the human body interesting! The fact that there's so much more going on than many of us know, or even imagine about is astounding! For someone my age who is considering kids in the future, it's especially important to know the ins-and-outs of what's going on. When offered the opportunity to review Easy@Home's Ovulation/Pregnancy kit, I was excited! There are a lot of symptoms that go with the female cycle that often lead to thinking that there's a bigger problem. For example: back pain leads me to think that I've got a kidney infection or that I've pulled a muscle. 

Through tracking my cycle with Easy@Home's kit, I know what to expect at certain times of the month and I can more easily pinpoint when I'm going to start my period. This has always been tricky for me because it's so sporadic. The kit is VERY easy to use and accurate! Basically, the test is composed of sticks that you dip into urine, depending on what you're testing for. I've been using the LH (Ovulation) sticks to track the ins and outs of my cycle. I dip the stick, give it a minute, and read the result. The lines are very easy to see and the results arrive quickly and clearly. 

This kit is also extremely cost-efficient. For such a low price, you get 40 LH and 10 pregnancy strips. I've seen some pregnancy test kits go for $20 alone and that just includes 2-3 tests! If you're trying to have children, actively, this kit costs about the same and offers insurance that you're trying at the right time. By monitoring what your body is doing, you're a step ahead of blindly trying! 

If you're looking for a cost effective, accurate, and easy way to figure out your body, Easy@Home's kit is the absolute best way! 

I'd be happy to answer any questions you may have! 

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: pmec6ecdc8e04d45830fd347dd0622d829

Friday, July 10, 2015

Compressions Goggles Makes Summer AWESOME!

Summer brings about a LOT of season-specific activities! With new activities comes the need for special equipment. When I was offered the opportunity to review Compressions Swim Goggles, I was excited!

Typically, goggles have a bad rep with me. They don't stay snug, they hurt my head, the band pulls my hair, and they fill with water. Needless to say, I was hesitant about trying these out. When they arrived, I immediately put them on to see how they sealed. Holy cow!! The suction to my face was SO tight that I had NO holdbacks about testing them in the pool. The real test, however, would be JUMPING into the pool and seeing if they would pop off!

When I jumped in, they held up! The best part was that they didn't fog! They stayed clear and my vision was unobscured by water, fog, condensation, or pieces of plastic. They work like a DREAM! I was able to keep them on for about an hour before I needed a break!

Overall, I'd highly suggest these goggles for teens at play and curious adults (underwater in the lake is amazing!). They are fantastic, durable quality and I'm looking forward to years with these goggles!

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Ankit Products' Contact Lens Case Review!

I'm always on the lookout for awesome, quality products for myself AND others. If I can make SURE that something is awesome, that makes me feel better about buying more individual products to give as gifts. When I saw that Ankit Products was offering a contact lens case in exchange for my honest opinion, I was super excited! I know MANY people who wear contacts and use this type of product daily. That being said, I prefer my glasses, but I decided to check out the quality of the case and then pass it on to someone who could help me out on the technical front!

I opened the case as soon as it arrived and was happy to see that it didn't look like a cheap version of the photo online! I hate when that happens. When something is plastic, it seems to happen more often than not because plastic is so cheaply made. I popped the case open (which closes securely) and looked at the seal. By testing with water, it works well! :) The wells are deep enough to both put contacts in AND get them out easily.

The exterior of the case is adorable! It features two silver flowers (my case is white and silver) that are securely fastened on. The case is durable and heavy-weight plastic. Overall, I was very impressed! If you're looking for an adorable way to hold your contacts or small items or are looking for a great gift, look no further!

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Greenwald's All-Purpose Citrus Cleaner Review!

As always, my husband and I are cleaning up after animals and trying to make our home as spotless as possible. We've used numerous types of cleaners with various levels of success. Needless to say, our environmental impact is high in that we are constantly throwing away plastic bottles that have held cleaners.

Over time, it gets expensive to have so many cleaners! Not knowing if something will work on our tough pet stains/odors is also tricky. However, I found a solution recently when I was asked to review Greenwald's All-Purpose Citrus Cleaner 6-Pack in exchange for my honest opinion.

The cleaning nerd in me was super excited! I like watching messes disappear. When the cleaner arrived, I was expecting a bottle of cleaner similar to what I had been purchasing. However, what I received was a package the size of a deck of cards. Inside of this blister pack was six tubes of orange liquid. The tubes feel like a waterbed! I dropped one into a refillable bottle (though you could probably reuse another cleaner's bottle if you clean/soak it really good and added water. I knew that we had some tough cleaning situations, so I didn't fill my bottle all the way with water (higher concentration).

The first thing I noticed was the wonderful smell! It really is orange-y. I decided to use it on a drink spill on hardwood that had already began drying/collecting dirt and hair. That is usually very difficult to get up (because although we clean the drink spill, it often runs under the recliner). I sprayed it on, let it sit for just a minute, and was really excited when it came up easily with just a rag!

I also tried it on various pet messes. I will save the details of what they were and how they smelled, but I will say that the spot was left clean and sparkling with no bad odor left behind!

I'm really excited to find this cleaner! It's efficient, it smells wonderful, and it's SUPER easy to make! I'd highly suggest it if you're looking for an alternative to mediocre cleaners or as a way to help out the environment!

Friday, July 3, 2015

Organic Pest Repellent for Country Living!

Recently, my husband and I have moved out to the middle of nowhere. I've been collecting review products to help us make our new home more comfortable, but I didn't want to just focus on the inside. Additionally, I knew that I couldn't disrupt or harm nature outside! When we did a walk-around the house, and I saw a mouse scurry away, I knew that it was the right time to use my Organic Pest Repellent by EcoDefense! I offered to review this product in exchange for my honest opinion! The next day, we made a circle around the house to discuss paint colors, rebuilding, etc...and the mouse scurried from the SAME SPOT! NOPE! I'm not going to have that! I immediately took the spray, saturated the ground on that side of the house, and left it over night. Out of curiosity, the next day I circled the house again and was delighted to see no mouse! Knowing that rodents are creatures of habit...and intelligent, I can only conclude that the spray really does work! I've been back out the past several days and reapplied the spray due to a very heavy rain. There's no harsh chemicals or odors and there's also no little mouse! :)

If you're looking for a way to naturally deter pests, you need EcoDefense's spray!