August 14, 2017
Back to School Goodies
Twistable Colored pencils perfect for your little artists. But watch out, these pencils will make you hungry! 12 bold scents such as; watermelon, cherry, orange, buttery popcorn, evergreen, stinky cheese, blueberry, grape, cinnamon, black raspberry, sugar cookie, white vanilla icing. Twistable pencils means you will never have to sharpen them, either!
6 brand new color great for doodles and drawing; Raspberry Fizz, Gummy Green, Salted Caramel, Grape Gumdrop, and Strawberry Lollipop. The tip is a medium point which is great for bold lines. Its ink is quick– drying, water-based and it will also resist smearing. I love that it won’t bleed through the paper, too! I love the beautiful colors!
12 bold fine tip pens, which are great for detailing. Now in a hard case, it stands up for easy access to your pens and close to store away with out damage to your pens. The ink wont bleed through paper, either. Ink is also smear and fade resistant.
When I was in elementary school my art teacher used to say “Don’t be a glue monster!!” She hated when we used too much glue. Now I feel like for 30 years that has stuck with me and now I say that to MY kids. The new Elmer’s goes on purples so you see where you are putting the glue and it will dry clear.
Expo markers are great to use on most non-porous surfaces. The new markers have an ink indicator to show how much ink you actually have left. I learned a cool little trick- when you have something in the washer that shouldn’t be in the dryer, use a dry erase marker to write in on the washer so you don’t forget.
Paper Mate InkJoy Gel Pen the most colorful quick-drying pens around. Available in 14 ink colors and 2 point sizes, this pen will be sure to brighten up your thoughts on paper. With my love (and obsession) with pens these are my favorite!
This is your typical glue stick but perfect for art projects because you can adjust you work for up to 5 minutes. Non-toxic.
August 14, 2017
Elementary school can be a really rough time for some parents and kids to deal with lice. My mom has been through it with my sister and I; and I have already been through it with my daughter several times. People get the misconception that if you get lice you are dirty, but it’s actually the complete opposite! Dirty hair actually makes the lice and nits slide off and doesn’t give them anything too hold onto where clean hair helps them. When my daughter was in 4th grade it was so hard to get rid of them because the lice were getting immune to OTC medicines that every time we were getting rid of them, they would be back less than a week later. It was a nightmare! I wouldn’t wish head lice on my worse enemy!! When I heard that FairyTale Hair Care carried Rosemary Rapel, lice prevention products for daily use; and they asked me to review some of them.
Rosemary Repel Daily Shampoo and Conditioner made with a blend of organic herbs such as Rosemary, Tea Tree, Citronella, and Geranium oils which are clinically proven effective to help prevent lice. They are gentle enough for daily use for the whole family. Gluten, soy, nut and dairy free. Free of toxins, harsh chemicals and sulfates.
Rosemary Repel Conditioning Spray is safe for the whole family and for every day use. Made free of toxins, pesticides, or harsh chemicals. Free of parabans, sulfates, and phthalates. Gluten, soy, dairy and nut- free. Made with a blend of organic herbs such as Rosemary, Tea Tree, Citronella, and Geranium oils which are clinically proven effective to help prevent lice. Spray on damp or dry hair daily in the mornings before school paying close attention to the back of the neck, behind the ears and top of the shoulders for added protection.
Lice Good-Bye No-Drip Mousse #1 natural remedy for lice treatment. They eliminate lice and nits (eggs) and dissolve the glue that nits stick to. Lice Good-Bye so far is the ONLY natural treatment that is even taking care of the “Super Lice” strand that is becoming resilient to the harsh chemical treatments. It is safe for repetitive uses during outbreaks. Each bottle has 6-10 uses depending how long or short your hair is you are treating. Doesn’t contain any harmful chemicals and is pesticide free. Dairy, soy and nut free; DOES CONTAIN GLUTEN. This box does include a nit comb.
August 14, 2017
BIC and Arm & Hammer
Back to school means school supplies and I tend to turn to BIC for almost all my writing utensil needs. Three kids in school and my husband in college this year, I really need to stock up on pens and pencils. I am so glad that I was able to review a few of the new product from BIC for the new school year.
Never thought that I would see a pen and a pencil in the same utensil; not to mention the iconic 4 color pen. In the original pen the colors are red, black, blue and green. This pen replaces the green ink with pencil. Includes tube with 12 extra lead and 5 more erasers. Available for purchase at Target!
Gel-Ocity: Pack of 8 super smooth ink pens. These retractable pens are quick drying with a full comfort grip barrel. All 8 pens ink are the color of the pens. I love these pens, and you are able to buy them at several retailers in different pack amounts. These pens will make a great addition to your back to school list.
My absolute favorite toothpaste is any of the Arm and Hammer brands! I was super thrilled when I got to review a few from their line. I decided to put them in my back to school guide, because a new school year should begin with healthy teeth and fresh breath! Truly Radiant: Uses a unique combination of arm and hammer baking soda, fluoride, peroxide and active calcium to help strengthen, whiten, and repair tooth enamel in just 5 days. Advance White: A special formula of peroxide and baking soda to help give you a noticeably whiter, brighter smile! Main benefits of this tooth paste is: tartar control, deep cleaning, breath freshening, extreme whitening, stain prevention, fluoride cavity protection.
August 13, 2017
I’m the baker of the family so I’m a bit of a nut when it comes to my kitchen utensils. I love my gadgets and gizmos and I have plenty!! If I see something new come out that I think that I will use at SOME point in baking or even cooking I will buy it or try to review it. I have a huge drawer full of measuring cups and spoons that I buy at random stores that the writing has washed off that I still keep for some reason. I have yet to find any that haven’t washed off, broke, or just wasn’t really well made. I was searching the internet a little while ago looking for new measuring spoons, and came across Utensi.com.
Utensi.com makes/sells long handles beautifully crafted wooden measuring spoons. Made from premium beech wood with 9 in long handles. Comes with 1 TBSP, 1 TSP, 1/2 TSP, 1/4 TSP and tied together beautifully with a leather strap. The long handles are extremely great to have when cooking/baking with sugar, flour or even anything with tall canisters and keeps you from getting your hands messy. I love the design and the fact that I can leave them out on my counter for display and grab as I need them. I make special tea and I measure out 1/4 tsp ground ginger; I loved that I can measure, then stir with the same spoon! They are all great for stirring, sauteing, crafting, tasting, cooking, baking and more. They have been tested on accuracy- and can be used for wet and dry ingredients. I am so happy that I was able to add these measuring spoons to my kitchen tools, since the amounts are etched into the wood I don’t have to worry about it washing off. I was able to throw away 2 different sets of ruined spoons in my drawers. I really hope some day they consider making measuring cups, too!