Air Wick Partners with Beloved Brands for the Perfect Scents

~I received Air Wick samples for the purpose of reviewing and promoting. Opinions and stories are my own.~

There is just something about the way a certain smell can trigger your mind to think and feel certain things. I will find myself smelling something and it takes me to a happy place. Air Wick has used that to partner with beloved brands to introduce its Familiar Favorites Collection. The Familiar Favorites Collection is inspired by scents of brands like Snuggle, Cinnabon and Baby Magic, that evoke the aroma and comfort of home, from clean laundry fresh out of the dryer, the soft powdery scent of a newborn’s first bath, to a warm delicious treat baking to a golden brown.

Air Wick Familiar Favorities Collection

  • Snuggle Fresh Linen – There’s nothing as soothing as the familiar smell of fresh laundry, especially when it has snuggle softness. Enjoy the unique blend of clean laundry, sunshine and pure white flowers for a truly fresh scent. Now, you can enjoy this fresh linen scent from Snuggle in every room of your house.
  • Cinnabon Classic Cinnamon Roll – Come home to the warm, comforting aroma of the World Famous Cinnamon Rolls. It’s the irresistible smell of freshly baked dough and one-of-a-kind cinnamon and cream cheese frosting that make Cinnabon cinnamon rolls so unforgettable. Now, you can enjoy that sweet scent at home.
  • Baby Magic Clean Baby – New moms describe the first few months with their baby as a shining moment in their lives and one of the most treasured bonds is formed while bathing them with Baby Magic. Now, you can enjoy the clean baby scent with soft touches of baby powder and spring blossoms from Baby Magic Clean Baby.

Air Wick Familiar Favorities Collection

The perfect harmony of the scents put together in the Snuggle one is so very  refreshing. Just one cartridge makes several of my rooms smell fresh and clean. Anytime I see a picture of that Snuggle Bear I think back to the commercials I saw as a child with that cute bear in them. This scent makes it smell like I just did fresh laundry for the whole house when I can tell you that I have several laundry piles lying around! I just love this Snuggle scent. I can’t wait to get a whiff of the other scents too!

Connect: You can connect with Air Wick on their website and Facebook .

Purchase: The Familiar Favorites Collection is available in stores now for Air Wick Scented Oils and Air Wick Freshmatic Automatic Spray refills from $3.75-$5.99.


XYIENCE Offers Energy Drinks and Sports Nutrition for all Fitness Levels

~I received XYIENCE for the purpose of reviewing. Opinions and stories are my own.~

XYIENCE, the official energy drink of the UFC, has recently debuted a new line of sports nutrition offerings to help customers of all fitness levels achieve their goals. This last year I have started my quest to a healthier me and I have slowly been working my way with proper nutrition and exercise. Getting help with energy drinks and supplements is just one way to help me on my journey.


There are many times that I need an energy burst to get through the rest of the day and it is nice to enjoy an energy drink. These XYIENCE drinks are huge and use all natural flavors and colors with no calories for a refreshing taste. They are enhanced with B vitamins, nutrients & minerals and equal about 11mg caffeine/ounce. They have several flavors to choose from. My favorite is the mango guava. I have a serious love with all things guava.

  • Xenergy + Lemonade
  • Xenergy Frostberry Blast
  • Xenergy Mango Guave
  • Xenergy Tangerine
  • Xenergy + Hydration
  • Xenergy Cran Razz
  • Xenergy Blu Pomegranate
  • Xenergy Melon Mayhem
  • Xenergy + Tea
  • Xenergy Fruit Punch
  • Xenergy Cherry Lime

XYIENCE’s new products include: Advanced Protein Complex, Pre-Workout Booster and Thermogenic Fat Burner.


The Pre-Workout Booster is taken before you work out and comes in three flavors; fruit punch, orange mango and ice berry. You mix it with your water and they actually taste great. I only go to the gym 3 days a week but I use this before I go. After using it for several weeks I like that it gives me the extra help I need before I start working out.

  • Muscle Endurance Compound
  • Muscle Pump Infusion
  • Muscle Strength Formula
  • Mental Focus and Workout Amplifier
  • Muscle Recovery and Immune Matrix


I am definitely not a slender girl so when it comes to fat burners I need some assistance. Directions say to take 2 a day twice a day. After using them for several weeks I can most notice the appetite control and extended energy. I don’t find myself snacking all day or scarfing down large meals anymore. I feel pleasantly full most of the day. I also have had more energy in the afternoons because I haven’t needed my normal 3pm caffeine fix. When I do I grab one of their energy drinks to help me get past the afternoon slump.

  • Target Fat Cells
  • Calorie Burning Support
  • Appetite Control
  • Extended Energy
  • Thyroid Support.

XYIENCE offers products that provide clean, sustainable energy to men and women who value nutrition and lead a healthy, active lifestyle.

Connect: You can connect with Xyience on their website, Facebook and Twitter.


Silk’n Blue Acne Device Helps Clear Skin + Giveaway {US}

~I received Silk’n Blue for the purpose of reviewing. Opinions and stories are my own.~

I have had mild to moderate acne problems since high school. I always thought it would go away when I became an adult but I was wrong. I still get breakouts all over my skin and especially as summer approaches. Spending all that time in the sun dries out my skin and causes outbreaks. It was time for me to update my beauty routine and I now keep my skin clear and fresh with the Silk’n Blue acne device. The Silk’n Blue is a revolutionary new way to treat acne with therapeutic blue light.

Silk'n Blue

Blue uses patented light energy to destroy existing causing bacteria beneath the skin’s surface and then the heating system targets overactive oil glands and dehydrates them against future breakouts. The great thing about the Blue device is that it starts neutralizing bacteria immediately and doesn’t have all those harsh topical ointments that dry out your skin.

Silk'n Blue

Just by taking 3-4 minutes out of your day, you could see fast and easy results with less acne. Here’s how Silk’n Blue combines the heat and blue light therapy for clearer skin:

  • The fractional blue light and infrared heat offers non-invasive and gentle acne treatment.

  • Blue light penetrates the skin to destroy acne-causing bacteria deep within the follicles.

  • Infrared initiates deep tissue heat, and offers a drying effect on the sebaceous glands.

  • Temperature sensor tip ensures that the skin’s surface will not rise above 41°C / 106°F.

You can also check out this video so you can see how it works!


I have been using it for the last 6 weeks and I honestly feel like I have less acne. My face looks cleaner and feels smoother.  It easily fits in my hand. It does get warm when putting it on my skin but that is part of the process; plus it has a built in temperature sensor safe guard to protect your skin. The only hard part is holding my arm up for an extended period of time as each treatment session lasts 3 minutes in the affected area and I have a few! I just consider it an extra work out for my arms.

Silk'n Blue

You  may notice your skin reddens after use, but it should go away within an hour. So make sure you are using it at a convenient time and not right before a date night! Also make sure to wash your face daily. Although it varies, the best results are seen after 3-7 weeks.

The best part is that I can use it in the privacy of my own home. I am tired of abrasive creams and scrubs. This is so easy to use!

Now if there was only a way for me to send this device back in time to my teenager self. It sure would have been nice to be acne-free back in high school! It has definitely helped me get some of my confidence back!

Connect: You can connect with Silk’n on their website, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Giveaway: How would you like to win Silk’n Blue Acne Device? Simply fill out the Rafflecopter form below for your chance to win!

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Change the World With BeadforLife’s NEW Mother’s Day Party‏

~I received BeadforLife samples for the purpose of reviewing and promoting. Opinions and stories are my own.~

BeadforLife logo

With Mother’s Day fast approaching I want to Introduce you to a NEW concept for Mothers’ Day – throw a party with a purpose! BeadforLife is a non-profit organization empowering women to change their lives. They first teach them to earn income by rolling beads from recycled paper to create beautiful jewelry. They are simultaneously given business training so they can launch their own business (whatever they dream of: a salon, restaurant, retail store) after they graduate. By throwing a Mother’s Day Party, people can shop for amazing gift items while having fun crafting with their NEW DIY craft sheet, create a gourmet recipe for the party and more. 


BeadforLife has created a special way to celebrate the mothers in your life and help moms in Uganda working to rise from poverty. It’s a chance to honor moms and friends, find one-of-a-kind gifts from their exclusive new collection and empower moms in Uganda to provide for their families.  


The NEW Mother’s Day Party is overflowing with many new items handcrafted with love! In addition to vibrant paper bead jewelry items, the Mother’s Day Party includes:

  • NEW Tendo line of necklaces and bracelets
  • NEW Shea Nilotica Tubes – 100% East African Shea Butter
  • Newly packaged Loose Beads, along with fun DIY craft projects
  • NEW Akora Bags in bright, poppy fabrics  
  • Hand-tailored fabric jewelry bags
  • Kibbo Baskets woven with hopes and dreams
  • 10 Mother’s Day cards to share with moms who inspire


I can honestly say that the jewelry and other items look even more vibrant in person. I can tell someone took their time to make sure the items were made with love and care.


Whenever I wear these items out I find myself constantly getting compliments on them. I then tell them quickly about BeadforLife and if they seem interested (which they usually are) I explain a little bit about the company. Most seem to genuinely love the concept behind it.


I sat down and told my oldest daughter all about BeadforLife and how important it is to help out other people and then I showed her where Uganda was on a map. It was a great learning moment for her and one I hope she takes to heart.

You can check out inspiring stories and photos on their website so you can see exactly who is being helped by purchasing these handmade gifts. My new tote goes with me everywhere. It is roomy enough for diapers, wipes, wallet and more.


I love the idea of buying items that help out others. Women are going to buy jewelry and other little gift items anyway so why not purchase from a company that is giving back. Host your own Mother’s Day BeadforLife party and enjoy some good company with friends and family while buying some items to help out people that really need it on the other side of the globe.

Connect: You can connect with BeadforLife on their website, through Facebook  and @BeadforLife on Twitter