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Product Review Magnets

Have a metal cabinet you’re looking to decorate with art and photos of boybands but need to find magnets? I’ve got some pretty cool ones for you. I recently got a 10 pack of Neodymium Magnets to try out and I have to say these are a lot of fun.  They have heavy duty magnetization made with a triple coating of nickel, copper and nickel, they offer a nice shine to them that will resist rust.  Each of the round magnets has an internal gauss rating of 13,5000 gauss and an 8.3 pound holding power that features both direct touch and pull abilities.  If you’re looking to hang some heavier items from the magnets – it shouldn’t be a problem. (I’ve only used mine to hold paper clips so far!)  These can even be attached to a vehicle – truck, boat or RV with ease!  Or if you’d like to just use them on the fridge, you don’t have to worry about these slipping down to the floor once you put something underneath them and you can even use them for attaching items to the wall!   And they are great for hanging up those drawings from your favorite 2 year old 😉 Just get ready for everyone to touch them and want to play with them and ask you where you got them! You can of course answer, Amazon!

I received this product at a discount in order to write this review, I was not otherwise compensated.

Product Review Hairbrush

I have super thick and wavy/curly hair so I am constantly breaking hair brushes and looking for ones that will just WORK.  I was happy to find this combo of a Boar Bristle Round and a Massage Paddle brush.  I also really liked that they can be used on both dry and wet hair as I have some brushes that you are not supposed to use on wet hair and it just complicates and clutters the counter space in the bathroom!
The round brush is made of high quality solid wood, boar and nylon bristles in a staggered pattern with a unique environmental protection paint processing, without formaldehyde and other harmful substances.  The humanized handle has an anti-slip groove design so it won’t slip out of your hand while you are brushing!  The cushion brush is made of high-grade natural resin and nylon, non-toxic environmentally friendly materials.
I haven’t been able to successfully use the round brush yet – it just makes my hair poof out with static electricity so if anyone can find me a YouTube tutorial that would be great! 😉  The paddle brush I am in LOVE with though. It is light weight, it goes through my hair without problems and actually makes me want to sit there and brush my hair 100 times each morning and evening!

I received this product at a discount in order to write this review. I was not otherwise compensated.

Product Review Connecticut Necklace

I love all sorts of cute jewelry and I had been looking for something to represent Connecticut for my upcoming trip to Tulsa, OK for Hanson Day Weekend.  I am the Street Team Leader for Connecticut so I thought it would be an easy way for people to see where I was from!   I am also allergic to a lot of different metals so the fact that this one was Stainless Steel was appealing to me as well. I really love that the chain can be adjusted to whatever size you would like (within reason) so if you’d like it shorter or longer you have that choice and you can change it day-to-day depending on your outfit.  The only down side to this product was that it came from China so it took quite some time to get to me and I was nervous that it wouldn’t make it to me before I left for my trip! (I am so glad that it did!)  Unfortunately that made this review very late, but I couldn’t very well review something that I didn’t have in hand yet!

The chain is resizeable 16.5+2 inches. There is a 90 day money back guarantee or exchange. The High polished materials are high quality and will never tarnish and oxide, never fade and are anti-allergy (yay!)  The necklace is available in your choice of Rose Gold, Silver or Gold.  I am a silver girl so that was what I went with.  If you’d like the CT necklace you can get one here: https://www.amazon.com/Bine-Holiday-Connecticut-Concise-Stainless-Necklace/dp/B06XNTVVXW/ref=sr_1_1?s=apparel&ie=UTF8&qid=1491008540&sr=1-1&nodeID=7141123011&psd=3&keywords=state+image+necklace or you can look up Jewelry-BELE on Amazon where you should see that they have many other states available (I am not sure if it is all 50, but it should be pretty close if not!)

I received this product at a discount in order to write this review. I was not otherwise compensated and all opinions are 100% my own.

 

Review: HONCARDO Hard-shell Luggage

As I have mentioned before, I have a big trip coming up!  I have been debating getting some hard-shell luggage for a while now, so when I saw the HONCARDO Hard-Shell luggage I just had to check it out.  This is a set of 3 different sized suitcases – 20″, 24″ and 28″.  I believe only the smallest one will count as a carry-on sized luggage and the other two would need to be checked, I would have preferred if the second one was more in the 21-22″ inch range to be a larger carry-on sized bag but that’s ok. The yellow and navy color reminded me of minions and I am kind of half tempted to modify the luggage to make them look more like minions!

All 3 of the suitcases came packed inside each other, like Russian nesting dolls which will be great for when they need to be stored.  They also each have a TSA approved zipper lock on them. I haven’t really played around with that too much yet though.  They seem to have a lot more room than my cloth sided luggage and I love how one side has a zipper close so you can really stuff in a lot and then hold it all in there while the other side has straps that can be criss-crossed to hold things in.  Throw in some packing cubes on that side and you are good to go! I am not sure how I will adjust to it having no outside pockets, but that is the price to pay for a hard shell case.  They are also very light, weighing in at under 4lbs each for the 2 larger sizes and under 3 for the smaller one (based on my hand held luggage scale, nothing scientific)  I also really like that they have 360 spinner wheels as I refuse to use any luggage that doesn’t! They are just so much more convenient for me with the spinner wheels.

Honcardo International is specialized in luggage and travel accessories.  Each collection is designed with high quality, durability and performance in mind to meet the ideals of consumers who are planning a weekend getaway, business trip, or an all-out adventure.

    HC1109 collection, bi-color vibrant design.

  • durable ABS co-extruded with PC film expands for added packing capacity.
  • Three-digit TSA accepted combination lock adds extra security, and360-degree double spinner wheels for easy maneuverability.
  • Fully lined interior zippered divider and cross straps to keep clothes neatly pressed in transit

Check them out and get your own at Amazon!

I received this product at a discount in order to write this review, all opinions are 100% my own.

 

Product Review: Tonor Condenser Recording Microphone E-3000 #tonor

A friend and I have been tossing around the idea of starting a podcast.  Of course neither of us have any idea what we are doing, but we know we need a microphone to get started!  I was recently contacted by TONOR and given their TONOR Condenser Recording Microphone kit so that we can get started trying things out. (No promises on if a podcast will actually ever see the light of day because during one of our sessions of throwing ideas around we said “So what will we do other than just laugh at each other” and no one will want to listen to that…)

The microphone kit is an all in one set – it includes the mic and all the cables that you need as well as a shock mount and suspension arm with a built in cable, the pop filter, power supply and a USB sound card.  The microphone features extended frequency range and is finished in black and rugged metal case with a pure aluminum coated head.  The suspension arm is sturdy and durable and height adjustable.  It is easily attached to my computer desk and I can adjust it to have it out of the way when I am not using it, or in place in front of my mouth when I am using it.  The microphone kit also comes with a 12-month repair warranty service.

The microphone is compatible with both the PC and Mac computers, though I have mine set up to be used on my PC and have not yet tried it on my Mac.  All I had to do after putting everything together was plug it into the USB drive on my computer and I was pretty much set to start recording to my heart’s content.  It really couldn’t be much easier! (Although I did have a moment where the speakers got set to something else as default and couldn’t hear any playback, but that was a simple switch in the playback devices setup on the PC)

Although this kit didn’t come with any instructions on how to put it together, it was pretty intuitive as everything only seemed to fit together one way.

Want to try out the mic for yourself? Use code “7AWOG7Y9” for a 10% discount at Amazon!  Also be sure to check out Tonor’s Facebook Page

I received this product for free in order to write this review. I was not otherwise compensated.

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Product Review: Christmas Santa Seat Cover


It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! At least in your bathroom.  This is great decoration for the holiday season – it comes with 4 pieces – toilet cover, rug, tank cover and tissue box cover.  This fits most toilet seats. It did take some effort for me to get the toilet cover on and off, but it looked great even though my toilet was not the style it is designed for.

I received this product for free or at a discount in order to write this review. I was not otherwise compensated and opinions are 100% my own.

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Product Review: Russell Stover Every Day Chocolate

Through BzzAgent i had the chance to try out some chocolate for FREE! Russell Stover has a new Every Day Chocolate line. I was able to get a bag of their individually wrapped chocolates which contained mint patty, coconut, caramel and pecan delight candies as well as a back of Crunchy Carmel Bark.  Each I tried was even better than the last and I have to say that I give this line of chocolate two giant thumbs up, even though in the past I have been on the fence about Russell Stover’s chocolates.  The assorted bag being individually wrapped was perfect – you knew what you were grabbing and no guessing game with which chocolate was what like it is in the boxes (and no one poking their finger into all of them to try and find out!)  The bark lived up to its name – it was crunchy! And quite delicious.

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Product Review: ESeries Toothbrush Heads

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Did you know that you should replace your toothbrush head every 3 months? Since I have started doing this religiously (thanks to an alert on the calendar in my phone!) I have noticed a significant difference in my dental health. I am always looking for quality replacement toothbrush heads for my sonicare toothbrush. This two pack did not disappoint. They fit perfectly and are a great price especially when you need to buy them several times a year. Now changing my toothbrush head is something I look forward to.

The E Series Toothbrush Heads are proven to reduce gingivitis, remove plaque and stain, control tartar and improve gum health up to 2x better than a manual toothbrush. Set of 2 Standard Replacement Brush Heads with “Screw-on” design easily fit Philips Sonicare: Essence, Xtreme, Elite, and Advance Handles. The brush heads come with caps for hygienic storage and travel, and with blue reminder bristles that will signal replacement time when they fade.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01AVSQXVA

I received this product for free or at a discount in order to write this review. I was not otherwise compensated.

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Product Review: 3D Pen

It’s no secret that I’ve been wanting my next big tech purchase to be a 3d printer. I have no idea what I will make, but I want one.  (I actually wanted to try and make new pieces for my leg brace because they are so expensive, but it’s probably best to leave that to the professionals)  Of course, with my camera dying and needing to be replaced sooner rather than later, when I found out that I could review the 3D printing pen from Smarson I was pretty excited.

I admittedly jumped in on using it a bit too quickly and need to take the time to read all of the instructions thoroughly and figure out what the heck I am doing.  I dove in and thought I could build the Eiffel Tower, but I probably should have put wax paper down over the template so that it didn’t end up ruined. (In my defense, I did a test “dot” and it pulled off the paper without a problem.  Anything I tried after that, did not!) Once I got frustrated with the tower I ended up doing something that I figured I’d have no problem doing and signing my name and making a 3d (glow in the dark!) rendering of it.  Pretty cool.

I know I will be able to do a lot more great things with this pen once I am able to take the time that is needed to figure out what I’m doing – whether that be to watch videos on YouTube or just the old trial and error.

I will say that you don’t want to give this to little kids.  The tip needs to heat up VERY hot in order to melt the filament that comes out of the pen and even myself holding it I found my fingers getting too close to the tip and if I got too close I could probably easily get burned.   This also needs to be plugged in the entire time you are using it, so be sure that you have a desk set up near an outlet to keep your pen powered!

It did do some weird things when I started it up to use it as well – there is a little LCD screen on the front that tells you the temperature, type of filament, etc when you turn it on.  When I went to load the filament the LCD screen slowly started to fill with black.  I thought for sure that I didn’t follow instructions correctly and that I killed the pen before I had the chance to try it.  Turning if off and on again did the trick and I was then able to use it, but it was a very strange thing that happened.

I received this product for a deep discount in order to write this review and I was not otherwise compensated. All opinions are my own.

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Product Review: United Tapes Decorative Washi Tape


I admit that I have a washi tape problem. I don’t know how many tapes are in my collection and I am sure there are many that I’ve yet to use at all on any project. They’re just waiting for that perfect moment.  Sometimes I use them to line pages, sometimes I use them as accents on pages, sometimes they are the border for images on pages… and sometimes I use them as actual tape.  I recently had the chance to try out United Tapes Decorative Craft Washi Masking Tape (Set of 12 Rolls) and I knew from the moment I opened the box that this was going to be a match made in heaven.  So far I have only used a handful of the tapes, but I have so many other ideas in mind.  This is a great starter set for someone not sure if they like washi tape or not (and a great price, as well.) or the perfect addition to anyone with a larger washi tape collection (like me.)

Great to use on your planners (which I am debating diving into for 2017… we’ll see), scrapbook pages, cards, or any other paper crafts.  There is a variety of colors and designs, polka dots, stars, stripes, chevron, basically anything that is hot right now is included.

I did have some trouble with the corners peeling up on some of my pages, but I think it was combined with the crazy weather and the fact that I didn’t rub them down hard enough after putting them on the page. After sticking them down better, they seem to be working quite well.

I received this product for free in exchange for this review, I was not otherwise compensated.

BEAUTIFUL VIBRANT COLORS: Rainbow themed set of 12 rolls of washi tape (15mm wide x 10 meters long). You will find aesthetically pleasing and fun designs within the main theme including dots, stripes, stars, arrows, and geometric shapes. Colors included are red, orange, pink, yellow, green, blue, purple, black, and white
STICKY AND FLEXIBLE: United Tapes products are sticky and also very easy to peel off and reapply. They can be reapplied many times before they start to lose their adhesive properties. Don’t hesitate to use on walls. They will leave no residue behind if you choose to remove them. Great for children.
DECORATE TIL YOU DROP: Go crazy decorating anything and everything with these washi tapes. They are perfect for calendars, planners, journals, envelopes, folders, or whatever your heart desires.
SCISSOR-LESS: Don’t get stuck having to use scissors to cut through other sellers’ washi tape. Scissors are not necessary for these washi tapes. Make your life easier by going SCISSOR-LESS.
100% MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE: United Tapes are backed by 100% guarantee that you are fully satisfied with your product or receive your money back.

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