Thursday, December 25, 2014

Frosty VoxBox from Influenster

Merry Christmas to me from Influenster with this amazing Frosty VoxBox! Wow, it is loaded with goodies! When the #FrostyVoxBox arrives, it leaves nothing but the warm fuzzies! This VoxBox contains the following items: 1: Boot's No7 Protect & Perfect Intense ADVANCED Serum - sample size, amazing stuff! #GETAdvanced 2: Fruit Vines Bites Cherry - little fruit bites, yum! It will appeal to your #sweetside 3: EcoTools Full Volume Styler - this is an amazing piece of hair equipment! #LoveMyEcoHairBrush 4: McCormick Gourmet All Natural Thyme - Just the right spice for a cold winter stew! #McCormickGourmet 5: Celestial Seasonings Candy Cane Lane Decaf Green Tea - Ahh in a perfect world, this is the beverage of choice, all day every day! #CelestialTea 6: NYC New York Color Expert Last Lip Color - Nothing says kiss me under the mistletoe like #sugarplum 7: Rimmel Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl Kajal Eyeliner - Does what it claims, it really IS waterproof! #Rimmel 8: Rimmel Gentle Eye Makeup Remover - so far so gentle. #Rimmel More posts coming on these products, keep an eye on this blog, as well as my Facebook & Twitter! Disclaimer: I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes. Do you want free products to test, give your opinion on, to be an informed consumer? Just click HERE & sign up!

Monday, December 1, 2014

SLEEP NUMBER® SleepIQ™ technology

Do you have a sleep number bed? Have you ever heard of the SleepIQ technology? If not you are missing out! I must admit I do not own a sleep number bed, YET. After visiting a sleep number store, and seeing it with my own eyes, and feeling it with my own back, I can attest to the fact that it is AMAZING! This is a case where the product lives up to the hype of the sales pitch. This is not one of those "As seen on TV" products that you order, only to find out it is not what you expected.

I like a soft, almost feathery bed. My Husband likes a firm, almost like laying on boards bed. You can see why we would butt heads on choice of mattress. Most of the time I get my way and get a nice soft mattress, but I have had to compromise for him as well. The thing is, a soft bed hurts his back while a hard bed hurts mine. It's a rock and a hard place situation! This is where the Sleep Number bed comes into play, I can adjust my side of the bed to my liking, and he can adjust his side of the bed to his liking. We tested this in the Sleep Number store, and we fell in love with this feature! It is truly the best of both worlds! You can adjust your bed to YOUR number, and you can change your number, you can be consistent, whatever your needs are the bed can be adjusted to fit them!

The only negative for me and this will not be a negative for everyone, but the mattress does exceed my available budget. I should add, however that my budget is small. Three teenagers will severely limit many things, and sadly for me this is one of them. The cost is a bit more than you might pay for say, a pillow-top mattress, but it would be worth it. Consider it an investment for your back, or whatever else may ail you as a result of how you sleep, or what you sleep on. Since visiting the store, I have begun saving to purchase a sleep number bed for my home. After Christmas I expect to amp up the amount of money I am putting into savings, so I can get my new bed!

I stumbled onto this bed as part of a mission for Smiley360. It's a word of mouth marketing site that urges consumers like me to voice their opinions in exchange for products and various other perks. You don't HAVE to like a product to promote it, companies use opinions of consumers to improve on the negatives of their products. You can check out Smiley360's Sleep Number page HERE.

Go ahead and click, check it out, visit a sleep number store. You won't regret it! And if you enjoy trying products go ahead and join Smiley360, it is a fun, exciting way to be an informed consumer!