Monday, June 26, 2017

Water Balloon Party thanks to Tryazon and Ogosport

It's always fun when I happen to have a party pack from a great company like Tryazon come alongside one of the kids' birthday. This product by OgoSport was a blast! We tried a few games out before the party to make sure they would work with the bigger group of kids. These products are known as OgoDisk H20. The package is sold for around $20 and they come with two disks and a pack of 50 assorted colored water balloons. Here are some of the things we tried with them. 
Baseball: if you "batted" with two hands it could work it was a lot of fun but a bit hard for the kids to bat and then to try to catch when we only had a few kids in the outfield. 
Volleyball: The kids had a blast with this we had a badminton net up and then put the balloons into play and they enjoyed playing that. 
"Egg" Toss: This game worked really well we had the kids line up and the toss it to their partner and if they caught it the kids would take a step back. It worked so well and the kids had some creative ways to make sure the balloons stayed on their disks. 
5000- This is a game my family plays a lot of- my husband would toss the balloon into the air and say a number of points and whoever caught it would get that amount of points. This one was probably the most exciting because rarely did the first kid whose disk hit it get the points, as these disks are very bouncy! All the kids enjoyed this product and I would say this was the most successful birthday party we have ever had! Everyone in our group got to take their one home and I heard lots of great ideas for what they were going to do with them at home. Thank you Tryazon and OgoSport for sending us such a fun product! Our family loves it and we can't wait to use these for future parties! 

I was given a free product in exchange for me hosting a party- however all the words here are my own. 

Monday, May 29, 2017

April Freebies and FIDGET SPINNERS what???



Well something new entered my life this past month- I have on occasion helped my brother in laws with their business in Topeka and their big selling item the last few months have been the fidget spinners and cubes so I took a few home to try to sell and was shocked to discover that well there was a HUGE market for it for about a month so I am just now finishing up my month of April emails! I thought I would sell 20 and I ended up selling close to 500. I also did some online work for them this month so I just didn't have as much time to sit and do my emails. (If anyone missed ordering plesae get in touch with me on how to get your own!) That being said I got a lot of fun things this past month and will highlight a few of the companies. E-Poll- is a fun company if you can keep up with their emails. Not that they send a lot but if you don't answer within a few days then they aren't open I actually only get about 2-4 a week and they are usually about famous figures like do you recognize _____? It does take awhile to make a lot of money from them but only because they don't send that many emails. I also love the companies that continue to pay in COLD. Hard. CASH. My favorite. MySurvey is the exact opposite meaning they send like 10 or more emails a day. They drive me nuts but once again they pay in cash and I get about $50 every other month so I still consider them worth my time. So I will have a giveaway this month FINALLY. I don't have anything I won or received but I am going to give away a spinner IF I can give it to you I  WILL not be mailing it. I am going to have it close in time that I will know the winner in Meade so if someone in Meade wins I can deliver it there!  Scroll to the bottom to find the entry. 

Coke Points
May 16th 8X8 Shutterfly Photo book

Crowdtap
April 22nd Mrs. Myers Body wash

E-Poll
April 11th $30 PayPal

Magazines
Family Fun May
Family Circle May
Outside Magazine May
Parents May
Reader’s Digest May
Redbook May
SI Golf + April 10th
Sports Illustrated April 10th , April 17th  
Sports Illustrated for Kids April
Woman’s Day May

Opinion Outpost
April 11th $20 paypal

PinchMe
April 11th  sample size after shave balm, Sensodyne sample size tooth paste, Pure Leaf Tea bag, coupon for a free 8X8 Shutterfly book

MySurvey
April 14th $50 paypal

Smiley360
April 17th Arm and Hammer Spin Toothbrush
April 17th L’il Critters Vitamins
April 26th Oxi Clean Laundry Paks 18 count  

Sweepstakes
April 1st coupon for one free Snickers Bar

Tryazon
April 10th SpinTales Enchanted Duvet and pillow case, 5 20 piece puzzles, sticker sheets

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

International Delight® One Touch Latte™ #Review

I am a sweet coffee drinker- I never understand those who can drink it black. I was super excited to get to try the one touch latte. It was very easy to find in my grocer's store located with the other refrigerated creamer. There were three flavors to chose from and of course I had to choose the Mocha. The can says that it will make 7 lattes so far I have made four and it still feels pretty full. The product seems kind of like canned whipped cream. I loved the sound it made and how it made the steam rise I really should take a video to show how it sounds. It is very easy to make I just made my coffee (a bit hotter than usual to compensate for how this cools the coffee a bit) and then shake and hold for seven seconds. I thought that it tasted really good especially on the top of the coffee and I really enjoyed how it made my coffee look. I would recommend it and am so excited I got to try it. Thank you Crowdtap and International Delight for the free product coupon. All the words here are my own.    

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Mrs Meyer's Clean Day Body Wash Review

Thanks to Crowdtap and Mrs. Meyer's I got to try a new body wash product. I had heard lots about Mrs. Meyer's products and how good they are, but up to this point I had never tried them. The first time I used the body wash I thought it was a tad runny but I think that was just the essential oils had settled on the top so now whenever I use it I turn the bottle upside down and back up again and it has been fine. I have been training for my half marathon in two weeks so I have been in the shower a lot more than usual from so many runs. I am glad to have this product with me along this journey as the scent is just so fresh and spring like it is the perfect time to be using it. I also thought that it made my skin feel really good, that oil in the product was great at doing what it was supposed to do without going overboard. I like that it doesn't have any harsh chemicals in it as well.

I was given a free sample from Crowdtap and Mrs. Meyer's in exchange for my review. All the words here are my own.  

Sunday, April 23, 2017

March Freebies I WON A CRUISE!!!!

I have entered sweepstakes for years I have one a few minor prizes and until the month of March the biggest prize I had won was an $800 REI giftcard which we are still a few years later using each year at Christmas time. But this year our local Christian radio station was giving away a cruise not just any cruise a DC TALK reunion tour cruise. To enter I had to fill out a form on line and then listen for my name to be called on the radio, I didn't hear my name but my pastor's wife heard it and texted me so I called in and barely made it. Then all those whose names were called were put into the grand drawing. I was ready for that I honestly did not think I would win but the night before they drew the winner I thought about all the little things. I needed to have at least 2-3 radios on and even though it was when the kids were getting ready for school I stood by Karis's radio which was having a hard time picking up the station since her antenna was broken. So I am standing there holding her antenna in just the right spot and not being able to move. And then I heard them call my name. I actually had their number pulled up because I knew if I won I needed to call in quickly just in case someone tried to call me to tell me I won. I remember Kiah basically in one jump getting from the basement to the upstairs and then me just saying thank you alot! lol So in July Kjell and I get to head to Miami to go on a cruise. So nothing could top that of course but here is what else I got this past month. I am super far behind on everything but someday haha I will get caught up! Not getting many samples to share lately so I am sorry to say no giveaways this month. Maybe next month!!

AHAVA
March 10th Mud Body Cream

Crowdtap
March 3rd $5 Amazon Gift Card
March 14th Teddy Graham Soft Bakes

IPSOS
March 29th $10 Amazon Gift Card

Kidzeyes
March 2nd $10 check (Karis)

Mail
March 2nd Free Powerbar coupon
March 6th  Vagisil personal Lubricant & Vaginal Moisturizing Gel one applicator plus $3 coupon
March 7th Two free pullups, Apple sauce pouch, 8 pack of baby wipes, small sample of Dove body wash (sam’s club)
March 17th Free Powerbar Coupon

Magazines
Bon Appetit April
Family Circle April
Family Fun April
Focus on the Family April/May
Golf Mar
Lego Life Magazine
Outside March 
Parents Mar
Real Simple Mar
Redbook Mar
Sports Illustrated Mar 6, March 20, March 27th
Women’s Day April

MySurvey
March 4th Hand Dishwashing Liquid

Opinion Outpost
March 16th $20
March 19th Red Nail Polish to test

Sweepstakes
March 1st KJIL Jesus Freak Cruise trip!!!!




Tuesday, April 18, 2017

SpinTales Duvet Tryazon Party

Well I was super excited to get to host another Tryazon party, and my kids always enjoy it when they get something cool to use as well! SpinTales is a company that has two products a duvet (which is what we got to try) and a rug. Using their app there are interactive stories that you can be a part of. Ours came with the three little pigs, little red riding hood, and Jack in the Beanstalk. Using the camera on my Ipad or Iphone we were able to follow the characters around the duvet and "see" them in 3D their website calls it augmented reality. There was a time when we were climbing the beanstalk that my phone was three feet off the ground. The kids really enjoyed the look of it and the duvet will look great on Karis's bed. It seems to be high quality and since it's a duvet nice and light and will be great for her bed this summer. I do need to be honest. We had dickens of a time with the app. For some reason we could not get it to work right on the iPad (which is how I wanted to do it because we had several other kiddos who were supposed to be there to watch as well) with that being said the customer service was AMAZING! There were several phone calls with tech support and several emails often just minutes after I sent mine. With that all being said if I had to rate it I couldn't honestly give it an excellent rating, but the potential is there. We did use it on my phone and my daughter spent about an hour on just one of the stories and it wasn't just watching and listening there were things to do to interact (help bake grandma's cookies etc) I think if you would like to have several kid play with it you should look at getting the rug but if you have an only child or a child much younger than their siblings the duvet could be the perfect fit for those kids almost old enough not to nap but they need a rest time.

Thank you Tryazon and SpinTales for all of your help with this experience and the free products we were given in exchange for a party and a review
. All the words here are my own.

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Teddy Soft Bakes #Review


I clip a lot of coupons so I always seem to know when there are new products on the market. I saw the Teddy Soft Bake treats a few months ago and was so excited to get to try them. When I saw that I could try them from Crowdtap I signed up right away. I was not disappointed. My kids were so excited to try them too and I didn't tell them anything about them. They were surprised that they were soft (apparently none of them read the package) and they also loved that they were filled with gooey goodness. I thought they had great flavor and I enjoyed how cute the bears were. The only disappointing thing was there were only six in a box so we each only got one! I guess that is a good problem! We will be buying these soon!

Thank you Crowdtap and Teddy Soft Bakes for the free samples all the words here are my own.