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While there are a couple weeks left of summer—why not enjoy the rest of the warm weather and  “mix it up” with some of your favorite summer flavors and activities one last time?!

ChapStick® has a new product called ChapStick® mixstix™, an innovative two-sided lip balm that offers one flavor on each side to be worn alone or together  – making a third unique flavor combo. mixstix™ is available in three refreshing flavor combinations – Lemon Berry Sorbet, Strawberry Banana Smoothie and Green Apple Caramel.  These fun mixstix flavors are available exclusively at Walgreens retailers nationwide.

My personal favorite is the Lemon Berry Sorbet and I have been using that flavor since it came in the mail.

 ChapStick® MixStix™ provide refreshing hydration and moisturize lips for 8 hours with an ultra-hydrating formula containing 11 moisturizers including Aloe.

ChapStick® MixStix™ varieties are available at Walgreens nationwide for a suggested retail price of $2.99-$3.99. Learn more on the ChapStick® Website and “like” the ChapStick® Facebook page to keep up to date with their latest happenings.

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Contest Ends October 15 2013, at 11:59 PM/EST. Winner will be drawn randomly and notified by email. Winner will have 48 hours to confirm or a new winner will be drawn.

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Capture16Moisten lips by icing on new sweet ChapStick® Cupcake Creations. Make lips happy and enjoy the sweet flavors! Take the party anywhere, while keeping your lips happy with the new ChapStick® limited-edition flavors – decadent Velvet Cupcake and mouth-watering Cake Batter. Making lips deliciously sweet, soft, and scented of dessert indulgences will be a piece of cake.

I just love the Cake batter Chapstick-so yummy. Some of my friends at work have tried the creations as totally love them as well.

Give loved ones a guilt-free way to have their cake with ChapStick® cake-inspired flavors. Featuring a convenient gift tag on the back of each package, ChapStick® takes the hassle out of gift wrapping, making it easy to attach on top of a gift or give as a thoughtful gesture for friends, teachers, co-workers or family.

ChapStick® Cupcake Creations varieties are available for a limited time beginning February 1st exclusively at Wal-Mart, CVS and Walgreens nationwide.

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378123_135421813240988_1343889344_nLittle Pnuts is a subscription box service for children’s toys. The special delivery boxes are delivered quarterly and contain 3-5 toys each.

The toys are eco-friendly, organic, natural, and sustainability made. They have three types of boxes which are categorized by age: Infant (0-12 months), Toddler (1-3 years), and Preschool (3-5 years). They also offer the Just Because and Holiday as additional add on boxes. I received their Infant Special Delivery Box. The items are picked for your baby’s age and gender. My box included 5 toys and a brochure about the box. I just adore the selection that was sent and love that they are quality brands. I was sent the Plan Toys Lady Bug Bead, Haba Fidelia, Sevi Pom Pom Rattle and Haba Mermaid Squirter.


How It Works

Each quarter your child will receive a new Special Delivery filled with beautiful toys that are curated specifically to meet your Little Pnuts developmental milestones. No matter their age, from birth until 5 years old, we have toys that will suit each phase of development from infant to toddler through preschool age.

You’ll not only be happy that your child is using both his imagination and creativity at play, but that your purchases are also going towards helping our environment and children in need.

Special Delivery Programs

Little Pnuts offers 3 unique Special Delivery programs to choose from in addition to member only Special Occasion Add-ons. Each Special Delivery features products thoughtfully curated by their experts. Each delivery will also include a newsletter featuring descriptions of your product, helpful expert advice, playtime suggestions, brand information and a way to provide feedback on your delivery. Your opinions and suggestions are the key to their continuing to provide you with the best toys and to enhance your community experience with other parents.

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Metamorphic Toys encourage creative expression and imaginative interactive play while reinforcing environmental responsibility. All Metamorphic Toys are made in the U.S.A. using materials that are kind to the environment, safe for kids and 100% recyclable.

Metamorphic Toys has 3 core products:

Everthingland Mailbox – Children can personalize the mailbox using paints markers and crayons and create patterns or themes using the colorable U-Stick’ems – A 10” x 10” x 24” toy mailbox that can be assembled in two easy steps with no tools or glue, and is made from sturdy corrugated cardboard that is 100% recyclable.

Everthingland Silly Signs – A series of Welcome To, Do Not Enter and Caution Mythical Creatures Silly Signs, that include a sign post and base, frame and a trio of reversible sign placards that kids can design.

Everthingland Eco-Art U-Stick’Ems – Package of 97 glue-less, pre-cut stick-ons includes a home-made eco-friendly paste recipe. Give kids more control over art projects and extend the play value over ordinary stickers. Use a glue stick, paste, paint or make your own glue for eco-friendly fun.

I am so excited to give my nephews the Mail box I was sent to review. Children can personalize the mailbox using paints markers and crayons and create patterns or themes using the colorable U-Stick’ems. I know the boys will have hours of fun playing post Office and just using the mail box to hide things in.

Metamorphic Toys are available for purchase on Amazon.com

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With the American Academy of Pediatrics now saying “no” to crib bumpers, HALO Innovations has introduced its own Safe Sleep Crib SetTM designed to create an attractive and safe sleep environment for babies.

The five-piece HALO Safe Sleep Crib Set consists of a HALO SleepSack wearable blanket, SleepSack Swaddle, both in 100% cotton; two coordinating crib sheets in soft cotton jersey; and a matching crib skirt.

“Too often parents ‘overdress’ the crib with quilt and bumpers, both of which can pose a breathing threat for baby,” comments Bill Schmid, founder of Halo Innovations. “The Halo SleepSack and SleepSack Swaddle are the only things a baby needs in the crib to stay warm and sleeping safely, and the soft jersey sheet provides a snug fit on the mattress.

The new HALO Safe Sleep Crib Sets are available on Amazon and come in six patterns including pink, blue and neutral tones.

My Review:
I just love that HALO has come up with a whole crib set that is adorable but also really safe for all babies! This crib set is perfect as a gift for a baby shower or for any new parents. It has everything you need for a baby’s bed – even an adorably cute matching decorative skirt! With the crib set, you don’t need blankets, bumpers or other crib accessories! You can decorate your nursery around any of these adorable crib sets! I love the designs you can choose from – they have cute designs for girls, boy, and neutral designs – and they are all sweet!

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Disclosure:The product for review and information have been provided HALO.

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Every new mom wants only the best for her baby. We want organic baby food, natural baby skin care products, the softest clothing and the safest toys.

Citrus Lane is a monthly subscription service. They send you a box each month with 4-5 baby products (or toddler products-the boxes are tailored to the baby’s age!). I received an all organic “Fresh Start” box for review. My box included:

Green Toys Tugboat (ARV $14.99)
Dolphin Organics baby wash/shampoo & conditioner (ARV $8)
2 – Happy Baby Food pouches (ARV $3)
Pangea Organics lip balm (ARV $12.00)

That’s $48 worth of quality products that my step daughter is thoroughly enjoying. My stepdaughter’s son loves the tugboat. She had never tried the Dolphin Organics products so she was excited to try them, especially since they contain nothing artificial – only natural and organic ingredients. She commented that the baby wash/shampoo was gentle on Zephan’s skin and the conditioner left his hair so soft! And of course the Tugboat is a big hit with Zephan and his big brother Jayden.

Citrus Lane delivers a box full of surprises to your door every month. The boxes include handpicked items tailored to your child’s age from Birth to age 3. Sometimes there are even items thrown in just for Mom as well. The Founder and Celebrate the New Year with our all-organic Fresh Start box! Produced in partnership with Rachel Lincoln Sarnoff, CEO of Healthy Child Healthy World, the Fresh Start box features top-rated, eco-friendly products for your child — and a treat for you. CEO of Citrus Lane describes the boxes as care packages to help moms and dads on their parenting journeys.

So join their program now!

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Gourmet Gift baskets has sent me one of their most beautiful Holiday baskets to review, it is one of their most popular designs, the Gift Basket Classic is an excellent choice for the home or office. Each Holiday Basket contains a variety of gourmet snacks that appeal to a wide variety of tastes. Gourmet snacks including a chocolate covered cherries, dark chocolate bar, chocolate chip cookies, almond clustered popcorn, raspberry honey mustard pretzel dip along with pretzels and so much more! So, if you want to send a gift that everyone will love, send one of these delicious Gift Baskets!

· Almond Pecan-dy Crunch by Morley Candy Makers – 9.25 oz. – This ultra-luxurious candy crunch is made by covering gourmet popcorn and pecans in a rich, smooth caramel glaze.
· Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies by J&M Foods – 6 oz. – Made with only the finest of natural ingredients, these cookies will satisfy even the most discerning chocoholic.
· Dipping Pretzels by East Shore Specialty Foods – 6 oz. – These extraordinary pretzels are the perfect unsalted snack!
· Robert Rothschild Farm Raspberry Honey Mustard Pretzel Dip – 7.8 oz. – This gourmet raspberry honey mustard dip adds a flavorful zing to pretzels, and goes especially well with the East Shore Specialty Foods Dipping Pretzels that they have included in our Gift Baskets.
· Salted Peanuts in Box by Feridie’s – 7 oz. – Only the finest peanuts, flavored with salt, these gourmet snacks are just as Mother Nature intended.
· Signature Dark Chocolate Bar by Lake Champlain – 3 oz. – This decadent and complex dark chocolate bar will satisfy the cravings of even the most discerning chocolate lover.
· Buttered Peanut Crunch by Old Dominion Peanut Company – 10 oz. – This flavorful peanut crunch is made with only top of the line gourmet peanuts, brown sugar, and “AA” grade butter. Taste them and you will understand that the best ingredients create the best peanut crunch!
· Metropolitan Trail Mix by GourmetGiftBaskets.com – 4 oz. – Our proprietary blend of nuts and dried fruit is a delicious and surprisingly healthy snack.
· Parmesan Artichoke & Garlic Cheese Biscuits by Salem Baking Company – 1.5 oz. – These crumbly biscuits will melt in your mouth leaving a trail of flavor to be savored.
· Chocolate Covered Cherries by Marich – 2.3 oz. – These indulgent gourmet chocolate covered cherries are one of the favorite snacks in our line of Holiday Gift Baskets.

Priced at only: 59.99

So visit Gourmet Gift baskets and order yours today!

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