Giveaway RoundUp! – July 1, 2015

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My Current Giveaway(s):

1)  Brighten your Days with @OlayUS and @Crest Giveaway #PGMom CAN 25/07 http://wp.me/p12Gyx-4kF via @MyBitsandBleeps

2)  The @MyCascade #SparklingClean #Giveaway #PGMom CAN 29/07 http://wp.me/p12Gyx-4kQ via @MyBitsandBleeps

3)  Enter for a chance to win a Brand New set of @SailunTires @PTPA #SailunCarClinic CAN 27/07 http://wp.me/p12Gyx-4lx via @MyBitsandBleeps

Always keep on the lookout; more will follow soon! 

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Celebrate Canada Day and the Rest of Summer with Our Finest Products at @WalmartCanada #OurFinest

I love celebrating life during the summer months; however, my definition of celebrating summer is easy, casual, and comfortable because I want everyone to enjoy it (including me)!

Normally, I wait until around Canada Day to hold a BBQ.  I usually hold it just before, or just after it because I’d like for everyone who’s invited to be able to attend.  In the past, we’ve thrown in “celebrating the end of the school year” for good measure, and this year we did just that.  In fact, we focussed primarily on my daughter this year because we’re running out of precious youthful years with her … she’s looking forward to her final year in High School and then who knows?!  The fact of the matter is, she’ll be an independent woman in just a few years so; in the meanwhile, we’ll have to make every precious moment count.  I asked my daughter to invite a few friends over for a ‘Linner’ BBQ [lunch + dinner = linner] and then made sure she extended the invite to include a late night filled with movies, snacks, and even a sleepover, should they so choose to do so.  After the invites were given, my daughter and I set out to pick up a few needed snack items at Walmart. Walmart’s premium food brand, Our Finest, has delicious appetizers, main courses, desserts, bakery items, juice, tea, coffee, and so much more!  You’d be surprised – I was – to discover that the more you look, the more you discover the Our Finest brand throughout Walmart. There’s a range of delicious products from quality ingredients and all at prices that will impress your guests for less this summer. For example, the Our Finest Caramel Burst Ice Cream … I cut up green mango and fresh sweet strawberries to sprinkle on top of bowls of ice cream; instead we scooped ice cream into waffle cones and drizzled chocolate syrup on top.  The ice cream was probably one of the best that we’ve all had in a long time!  We devoured a carton in one evening!  I almost forgot to take pictures of our ice cream entirely!  My daughter and her friends were heard scraping the last bit of ice cream from the carton at the end of the evening, after the adults were in bed, enjoying a cup of excellent Our Finest coffee (for Keurig).  Finest ingredients make up the finest products that; more importantly, are loved by our family and guests.  Our Finest offers great inspiration on how Canadians can save money, but enjoy delicious food this summer.  All you have to do is enjoy!

CUS_WM_OurFinestHeader_20150305You can find many Our Finest items on-line; however, I found even more available when I went physically to the Walmart Superstore close to my house.

I love how easy it is to shop for all I need at one store, but relieved that I can count on quality food items that will satisfy my guests without making my wallet feel empty.  My best tip for enjoying your BBQs:  keep things simple, and enjoy.

Our Finest will be helping me celebrate the rest of summer.  If you haven’t tried Our Finest brand make sure you do.  A ‘thank you’ isn’t necessary, just make sure you enjoy all that life has to offer.

Disclosure: I was provided with a gift card to purchase Our Finest items for review. The opinions, as always, are my own.
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A Summer Escape for the Family #ChurchDwightValue

Summer has officially begun, which means it’s time to take a break from your busy life – and what better way than to embark on an adventure!

July_Summer Travel_Gravol (2)The options are endless – both nationally and internationally. When you’re getting your family organized and ready, don’t forget about Gravol™. If anyone is sensitive to motion sickness, whether you’re travelling by land, air or water, Gravol™ has you covered. Gravol™ Quick Dissolve Chewables for Adults and for Kids are ideal since they can be taken without water. If you prefer more natural products, Gravol™ Ginger tablets, lozenges or liquid gels made with certified organic ginger are also a great choice. Besides helping with motion sickness, Gravol™ Ginger products also help treat indigestion and upset stomach.  They are easily packed and are non-drowsy too – so keeping up with your children won’t be a problem!

Gravol™ is only found in Canada, so make sure you stock up before leaving the country!

Here are the top 10 places to travel this summer:

Canadian Destinations:

Whistler, BC

Sure, the city is known for its majestic slopes, but without the snow you’re looking at a beautiful backdrop for outdoor adventures with an unforgettable view.

Toronto, ON

There’s nothing like getting your family’s adrenaline pumping by climbing up the CN Tower and leaning off the edge of a 553 meter high skyscraper!

Cavendish Beach, PEI

Red sandstone cliffs with crystal blue water surrounds you at the Cavendish Beach. While you’re there, explore historic sites, like the Green Gables Heritage Place.

Banff, AB

If you’re craving a breathtaking view – this place is for you! No need to go halfway across the world to become mesmerized by natural beauty. Kayak between the Rocky Mountains or simply take it all in.

Quebec City, QC

Here you’ll find hints of European charm mixed with authentic French Canadian character. Grab a poutine and walk around the old city, home to iconic Chateau Frontenac. If your legs start to give in, hop on a horse-drawn carriage along the cobblestone streets.

International Destinations:

Grand Canyon, U.S.A.

One of the wonders of the world! It’s worth getting on a helicopter to soak in a truly life-changing experience.

Sesimbra, Portugal

This beautiful little fishing port is filled with colourful and authentic charm, known for its beaches, local cafes and fish restaurants. If delving into culture is what you’re looking for, this is it.

Kefalonia, Greece

Take a boat ride and you’ll be surrounded by picturesque villages, olive groves, beaches and tremendous mountains.

Hong Kong, China

A bustling and exciting harbour city, you’d be surprised how easy it is for tourists to explore. There are lots of kid-friendly activities, such as Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park.

Siem Reap, Cambodia

A trip for the adventurous: the city showcases original ancient temples, including the Angkor Archaeological Park, cited as one of the most valuable archaeological sites in South-East Asia – so you know it’s worth getting over the jet lag for!

Disclosure:  I am a member of the 2015 Church & Dwight Ambassador Program and received compensation and various products in exchange for reviews.  I am not obliged to give a positive review.  Any opinion(s) expressed is my own, and is given freely.  Any information acquired from Church & Dwight’s various social media formats has been authorized, and has been done so as to facilitate my post/review.
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How to Get Beach Ready Summer Skin with Nair #ChurchDwightValue

After such a long cold winter, summer is finally here! Well, not everywhere yet, but it can’t hurt to be ready once the sun finally comes out.

July_Beach Ready_Nair Cire DivineSoon there will be family barbeques, beach parties and warmer temps, giving you the excuse to pull out your shorts, summer dresses and flip flops. Make sure your skin is beach ready with these tips.

Exfoliate – If this isn’t part of your shower routine, it should be. Exfoliating not only gets rid of dry, flakey skin, it also helps skin to look fresh and prepares it for the next step. 

De-fuzz – The trick to getting legs and underarms ready for short hemlines and tank tops? Waxing. Monthly salon appointments can be costly, but that doesn’t meanyou have to forego this beauty treatment all together. Today’s home waxing kits are easy to use and mess free. The Nair™ Cire Divine Moroccan Argan Oil Wax is perfect for a beginner or those looking for a quick at home fix. The easy-to-use microwavable resin wax adheres perfectly to the hair, while sticking less to the skin. The result? A reduction in the uncomfortable sensations often associated with waxing, leaving you with smooth, hair-free skin for up to four weeks. This ultra-moisturizing wax is the first of its kind, infused with Moroccan Argan oil to provide the most moisture possible. Bonus, this wax is proven effective on hair as short as 2 MM!

Moisturize – Once your skin is smooth and fuzz free remember to moisturize on a daily basis. Moisturizing will help skin to look and feel younger. It allows skin to feel softer, more elastic, and it helps keep skin hydrated, which is essential during those hot summer months.

Glow – Nothing says summer like glowing skin. Forget sitting out in the sun for hours. Instead use a moisturizer that is tinted to get subtle natural looking glow.

What are your tips and tricks for smooth summer skin?

Disclosure:  I am a member of the 2015 Church & Dwight Ambassador Program and received compensation and various products in exchange for reviews.  I am not obliged to give a positive review.  Any opinion(s) expressed is my own, and is given freely.  Any information acquired from Church & Dwight’s various social media formats has been authorized, and has been done so as to facilitate my post/review.
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