Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth with Lucy’s Cookies {Review}

** I was compensated for the following review, but all opinions are my own.

I have a big sweet tooth, and that’s part of why I love the holiday season! But, for people with food allergies, it can be tough to find a snack to truly satisfy a cookie craving…

That’s where Lucy’s Cookies come in! The company’s founder, Dr. Lucy Gibney, has a child with food allergies. So, all of Lucy’s products are:

  • Gluten Free
  • Vegan
  • No Peanuts, No Tree Nuts
  • Dedicated Bakery
  • Ingredients Tested
  • O g Trans Fat
  • O mg Cholesterol
  • Non-GMO
  • All Natural

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I just tried the Chocolate Chip cookies for the first time, and they are really good! Not overwhelmingly sweet, with just the right amount of dark chocolate chips. I do prefer cookies that are chewy (which these are not), but these are delicious! Even my three year old liked them (and we all know how picky little kids can be about food!) I can’t wait to try the other varieties of Lucy’s Cookies, especially the seasonal options like Pumpkin Patch, Holiday Sugars, and Chocolate Mint. Yum!

If you need some allergy-friendly cookies for a holiday party, or to satisfy your own sweet tooth, give Lucy’s Cookies a try! You can find Lucy’s products at your local retailer, including Target and Whole Foods Market.

{I received two boxes of Lucy’s Cookies in exchange for this review. All opinions are 100% my own. Please read my disclosure policy for more information.}

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Available Now – Mabel’s Labels Limited Edition Holiday Products

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From now until December 30th, Mabel’s Labels is offering their limited edition Stocking Stuffer Combos and Holiday Return Address Labels!

The Stocking Stuffer Combos make the perfect stocking stuffer, party favor, and personalized add-on to other gifts. Best of all, you only pay $30 for 6 sets! The Holiday Return Address Labels are adorable and come in a variety of exclusive limited-edition Holiday designs. Don’t miss your chance to shop these great offers!

In addition to these limited edition products, Mabel’s Labels now offers new e-gift cards! There’s no need to run around searching for the perfect gift, because cards are available in $25 increments up to $200!

Happy Holidays!

(I am an affiliate blogger for Mabel’s Labels. The post above contains affiliate links that support this blog. Please see my disclosure policy for more information.)

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Botanical Splash – Body Moisturizer and Revitalizer {2nd Annual Thankful for Our Followers Giveaway Hop} #Thankful4Followers

Welcome to the [2nd Annual] Thankful for our Followers Giveaway Hop hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network!

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YOU are the reason that bloggers like us host giveaways so we’ve decided it’s time for all of us bloggers to show even more of our appreciation to you… our readers and blog followers. Normally we offer giveaways with entries to help boost our blog and following numbers, but this Hop is all about making it easier on YOU.

Each blogger in this Hop is offering a wonderful prize, worth at least $25 and ALL giveaways have only ONE way to enter!
Hop around to them all as we show you how we’re Thankful for YOU!

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Special thanks to Trusted Health Products for providing the giveaway prizes for this event! Three winners will each receive one bottle of Botanical Splash Body Moisturizer! (Be sure to check out my previous review of Botanical Splash.) Each prize is valued at $25.

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Fine-ish print: Three winners will each receive one bottle of Botanical Splash Body Moisturizer. Giveaway runs from November 3rd {12:01 am EST} through November 17th {11:59 pm EST}. Entering is easy! Simply fill out the Rafflecopter form below. By filling out the form, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions linked in the bottom of the Rafflecopter. Must be 18 or older, and a resident of the U.S. or Canada (excluding Quebec and Puerto Rico). No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited. Winner has 48 hours after initial contact to claim prize.

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Be sure to visit these other amazing bloggers for more GIVEAWAYS!




So Easy Being Green, Viva Veltoro, the Blogging Mamas Network, and the Thankful for Our Followers participating bloggers are not responsible for sponsors who do not fulfill prize obligations.

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My Search for the Perfect Christmas Cards at Minted.com

** I was compensated for the following review, but all opinions are my own.

With Halloween over, I am in HOLIDAY SEASON mode! Time to start making a to-do list…and the first thing I need to do is to find the perfect Christmas cards to send to our friends and family!

I was recently introduced to Minted.com, and I’m super impressed just from browsing their site. I have about 83748238423 favorite photo Christmas cards that I have to narrow down to just one. With so many great designs from their global community of independent artists and designers, it’s going to be difficult to choose!

At first, I thought I had it narrowed down to a holiday postcard. Less paper, and no envelopes to stuff, makes my eco-friendly side happy! I really love simple designs like this, with a photo being the focus of the card.

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I’m also considering this postcard from the “new home” category, since we moved earlier this year.

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There is something to be said about the more traditional holiday greeting, though. This card is simple and a bit elegant with the foil-pressed lettering.

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If I decide to go that route, Minted has beautiful envelope designs AND recipient addressing! That is appealing…all I would have to do when I get my order is add postage and put them in the mailbox!

Don’t wait to check out the great selection of Minted photo Christmas cards for yourself, because you’ll definitely need some time to pick the right one!

Happy Holidays!

(I received a store credit from Minted.com in exchange for this review. All opinions are 100% my own. Please read my disclosure policy for more information.)

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Botanical Splash – Body Moisturizer and Revitalizer Review

Winter is coming, and for me (and many of you, I’m sure!) that means dry skin. Right on cue, Trusted Health Products sent me a bottle of Botanical Splash, their new Body Moisturizer and Revitalizer. (Full disclosure: I did receive this item for free in exchange for my honest review.) I will admit, I had high expectations for this product! I have reviewed a couple of things previously from Trusted Health Products, and have not been disappointed!

Botanical Splash is a blend of 100% pure botanical oils – almond, orange, lime, lemon, olive and avocado. It works well on all skin types, and has no preservatives, parabens, petroleum-based oils, GMOs, synthetic chemicals, artificial fragrances, colorings, or additives of any kind!

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There are so many things I love about this product! The spray application makes it very easy to use. Just spray, and lightly spread on the skin. No greasy lotion residue all over your hands! The refreshing citrus scent is great to wake up to. I use it in the morning after my shower, and a little extra throughout the day on trouble spots, like my elbows and knees. It definitely has smoothed these rough areas! My skin just soaks it up, and it feels so clean and healthy! Botanical Splash can also be used as an underarm deodorant. I haven’t tried it for that purpose, but I think I will.

Once again, Trusted Health Products has provided a great MULTI-USE product! Using Botanical Splash, not only am I treating my skin with natural oils (as opposed to chemicals), I’ll save money, too! I am a very happy customer!

{SPECIAL OFFER} For a limited time, the manufacturer is willing to offer my readers one FREE bottle. They said they would love to have our readers try out Botanical Splash and agreed to send one bottle FREE if our readers would pay a minimal shipping and handling charge. This is a one-time only offer! Click here to get your FREE bottle now!

{Trusted Health Products provided me with a free bottle of Botanical Splash moisturizer in exchange for this review. All opinions are 100% my own. Please read my disclosure policy for more information.}

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Simply Bridal Classic Microfiber Quilted Tote Review

A few weeks ago, I did a giveaway for Simply Bridal Invitations and Gifts.  Today, I am reviewing an item I chose for myself from their website. (Full disclosure, I did receive this item free of charge from Simply Bridal, in exchange for a review and giveaway.)

I don’t know about you, but I love tote bags. They are so versatile!  I have several brands and sizes, but surprisingly, even the smallest one in my collection was too big for a quick trip out with one child. That’s why I’m so glad I found the Simply Bridal Classic Microfiber Quilted Tote. It’s the perfect marriage (pun intended) of size and style, and I don’t look like the crazy bag lady who packs her entire house for a trip to the grocery store with her 3 year old!

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I’ve been using the bag almost exclusively for a couple of weeks now, and it’s really working out well. The quilted exterior and polka dot interior are both easy to wipe clean, and I love the extra large interior zippered pocket! Both my wallet and cell phone fit, and there’s extra room, as well. The main compartment has plenty of space for the items I carry on a regular basis.

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The only time I wished I had a larger bag is for our weekly trip to the library. It was very heavy with all of our books in it, and without padded straps, it was a bit uncomfortable to carry. I’m also not a huge fan of the outer pockets on either side of the bag. I was unable to fit my usual Klean Kanteen water bottle in them, but I did squeeze my Brita water bottle in with some effort. I think it would be fine for a plastic water or soda bottle, though.

Overall, I am very pleased with the Simply Bridal Classic Microfiber Quilted Tote. I can see myself using this bag for many years to come.

{I received the Classic Microfiber Quilted Tote free from Simply Bridal Invitations and Gifts, in exchange for my review and giveaway. Please see my disclosure policy for more information.}

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You’ve Just Been BOO-ed by BuyCostumes!

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BuyCostumes Halloween Costumes

You’ve just been “BOO-ed” by BuyCostumes! The latest chain reaction game sweeping this Halloween season has just hit your screen with a super discount – 20% off EVERYTHING at BuyCostumes when you use coupon code: AFCBOO20!

Now for the fun part… you get to go “BOO” your friends! Take this BuyCostumes offer and share it on their Facebook pages, pin it alongside their favorite Halloween pics, insert it into their Instagram feed, spread this “boo-tiful” offer everywhere!

Don’t wait to share this offer – it expires 10/23. We wouldn’t want you and your friends to miss out on the spooktacular savings!

{I am an affiliate blogger for BuyCostumes.com. This post contains affiliate links that help support this blog. Please see my disclosure policy for more information.}

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Create the Ultimate Costume Look with BuyCostumes

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BuyCostumes Halloween Costumes

If you are serious about dressing up, then you know that it takes a little more than a black cape and some boots to create an authentic Darth Vader. And no little Frozen-loving, Elsa wannabe is going to let you get away with buying just a simple dress without a blonde wig.

With Halloween just a few weeks away, now is the perfect time to head over to BuyCostumes.com and check out over 100 different Head-to-Toe Costume Collections. In just one click, you can purchase everything you need (costume, props, accessories) to create the most complete and authentic look this Halloween, and save some money while doing so!

No more endless searching trying to track down Captain America’s shield and no more tears because Harry Potter’s wand was accidentally overlooked. Here are a few of our favorite head-to-toe costumes:


Costume Collections for Girls


Costume Collections for Boys

Costume Collections for Women

Costume Collections for Men

 

Don’t wait until the last minute! BuyCostumes.com is running a promotion right now where you can get 20% off any order over $75. Just use coupon code AFCBC2075 at checkout!

{I am an affiliate blogger for BuyCostumes.com.  This post contains affiliate links that help support this blog.  Please see my disclosure policy for more information.}

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