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A Compact Dehumidifier Perfect for Small Spaces! Our Experience with the Gurin DHMD-210


12180030_10208018747932106_489639894_nSo after using this product in my apartment for about two weeks, I can definitely say that I am thoroughly impressed. Our air conditioner system has some issues – that the complex refuses to fix unfortunately — and when the fan is on for a length of time it causes moisture and humidity in the apartment making everything feel wet and damp. So, when I was offered the opportunity to try out the Gurin DHMD-210 Electric Compact Dehumidifer .. I jumped at it.

The product is – just as the name says – compact. It fits easily on the corner of my entertainment center in the living room – and does not take up much space at all. This is a huge plus for me because I live in a SMALL apartment and space is valuable. This little bugger could easily fit anywhere. I chose to put it on the entertainment center because I felt like it would help keep our electronics safe from condensation and moisture damage.

The product is super simple to use – it comes in three pieces – the humidifier, the water collection bin and the electric plug. To use – simply insert the containment bin into the open slot, plug the cord into the bag and plug into your outlet. From there all that is left is to switch the control on the front into the ‘on’ position and let it do it’s thing.

The green indicator light will tell you that the product is working and as it removes water and humidity from the air you will see water collect and fill the bin. When it gets close to being full – the red light will turn on telling you to cut the machine off and dump the bin. If you do not change it and it becomes full – the product has an auto shut off function which protects the 12179772_10208018747892105_724742380_ndevice and prevents it from over filling and shorting out.

The bin is super easy to empty – just turn the device off and pull the bin out and dump into a sink or tub – and then put back and flip the switch back on. This product really could not be any more user friendly. It is super simple, super efficient and really does work. I was surprised that such a small machine could really keep the mugginess out of my entire apartment without a struggle. I run this machine pretty much 24 hours a day and it has given me no issues and works like a champ. I would certainly recommend this for offices, dorms and small apartments. Great Product.

If you are interested in finding out more about the Grin DHMD-210 Compact Humidifer – hop on over to their Amazon page! It really is an amazing gadget and I’m so happy I got the chance to review it!

I received this product free in exchange for my honest review. I have not been compensated. All opinions are 100% my own after having used the product extensively

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Big Sound Comes in a Small Speaker! Why We Loved the XS BOOM Bluetooth Speaker

12170394_10207982267020106_1604139021_nMy husband and I love bluetooth speakers. We probably have ten around the house – one in each room and then a few more just as back ups. Obviously we love music LoL. These speakers come in super handy because they allow us to listen tom music straight from our phones and be able to take our music wherever we are instead of having to crank our computer or televisions super loud to hear it across the house.

I was not quite sure about the quality of the XSBOOM when I ordered it – it is genuinely a great deal smaller than the majority of speakers I have owned in the past – but I don’t like to judge a book by it’s cover – so I decided to give it a shot.. and I am so glad I did. This speaker has thoroughly impressed me on all levels. Small and mighty this speaker has hands down the best sound quality I have ever heard from a device this size. It beats out all over the other speakers I own as far as sound quality and range of audio. The sound is balanced, no static and there is no distortion on music with heavy bass. Which is great because a lot of small speakers cannot handle high-bass music without putting off that weird vibrating and 12167947_10207982267220111_1990208809_nmetallic tinny noise distortion.

As far as ease of use is concerned. This speaker paired very easily with my device. It linked right up. I did not have to fight with the speaker or my device to get it to pair. The only nitpick I have about this product is that the range of reception is a bit shorter than other speakers that I have owned – but then again it is a smaller speaker. A con, yes – but not enough of an issue for me to lower my star rating at all.

This speaker is a bit more expensive than many speakers on the market – having said that many of the speakers are shoddy, cheaply made and not near as high quality as this product. You really get what you pay for when it comes to electronics. This product is really a great one to invest in. It is super user friendly and small – so it’s very portable. I can easily slip mine my purse and take it on the go. My husband works in a warehouse and he totes the darn thing to work and leaves it playing in his back pocket… and the whole warehouse can hear it. That’s how good the sound is. Definitely one of the better models I have come across. I definitely recommend it.

If you want to find out more about this awesome speaker – wander on over to their Amazon Page.

I call it Small and Mighty the company calls it XS Boom.

I call it Small and Mighty the company calls it XS Boom.

I received this product at a discount in exchange for my honest review. I have not been compensated. All opinions are 100% my own after having used the product extensively.

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50% OFF HUGGIES DIAPERS AND WIPES ON AMAZON – HUGE SAVINGS! LIMITED TIME ONLY

So if you guys haven’t gotten your super super cheap diapers yet, it’s time to do it. Amazon is offering 50% off Huggies diapers and Wipes. Not sure how long this will last – so jump on it now. Here’s what you need to know.

Be a prime Member. (or start a prime trial – i’ll leave a link below)

Put any one Huggies Diapers or Wipes item in your cart – you can do both – just make sure they are in separate transactions.

At checkout use code HUGGIES50D for diapers or HUGGIES50W for wipes! This will give you 50% off your order

** for extra savings – make sure you are opted in for Amazon Mom to get the additional 20% diaper discount, choose a product with the Sunbscribe and Save option AND make sure to clip the $2 or $3 coupon on the product page.

I got the big box of $192 diapers for $10.25 – it does work and this is huge savings! Click below to be taken right to the Huggies products!

Click Here to Pick from the Huggies Diaper Selection on Amazon

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Get Sleek and Shiny Locks with the ISA Professional Straightening Iron: A Product Review


ISAI have very long curly/wavy hair. It has plagued me all of my life. I have been using straight irons since I was about 13 and for as long as I can remember — it has always taken me the better part of an hour to really straighten my hair to my liking where everything is flat and there are no ‘floofy’ or frizzy parts. I am a bit of perfectionist. A lot of straighteners I have tried in the past just were not up to my standards because I really hate having to go over the same section of hair over and over again to get the results I want. So, when I was offered the opportunity to try out the ISA Professional Flat Iron – I was elated to try something different. It is not like I had anything to lose.

I really like this straightener. It is very simple to use – unlike most straighteners I have used in the past, this one does not have an option to adjust the heat – you just plug it in and flip the switch on and allow it to heat up. From what I gather – the straightener automatically adjusts to your hair and straightens it without burning or damaging.

If I let my hair dry naturally and then straighten – the Isa straightener will leave hair shiny, soft and straight after just a pass or two. There is no need to have to continuously go over the hair again and again. The device is easy to hold and fortunately the outside of the straightener stays pretty cool so you don’t have to worry about picking it up and burning yourself.

In the spirit of leaving an unbiased review – here are the reasons why I gave this product four stars rather than five. Firstly, I

My sleek, shiny and soft super straight locks after using my ISA Professional Straightener

My sleek, shiny and soft super straight locks after using my ISA Professional Straightener

really wish that there was a way to adjust the temperature of the ceramic plate – I think having the ability to increase the heat a bit would cut down on the amount of time needed to straighten the hair. I have found personally that my hair straightens better under high heat – but that’s just me.

The second reason is the width of the device it is only about an inch or so wide and while it does a great job straightening the hair.. I really wish it could handle bigger sections of hair at one time.

Other than that – I find no fault with this product. It is an excellent styling tool. Definitely lives up to it’s claims and expectations – especially considering it comes with a 2 year warranty. I have enjoyed using it and I would most certainly recommend it to others.

This is just one product in the ISA professional line – they have a lot of cool products and I encourage you to check them out on Amazon. If you are interested in the ISA Professional Straightener that I have you can check out their product page to get more information

I received this product free in exchange for my honest review. I have not been compensated. All opinions are 100% my own after having used the product extensively.

Lush and Luxurious! What We Thought of the MicroSuede Furniture Slipcover from FinalGrab

cI have a one year old who co-sleeps with me because she has night terrors – so unfortunately – my husband opts to sleep in the living room to give us more space. I love him for it. A few months ago we went and purchased a lovely new futon to replace the old tattered love seat that we had in the living room. It is about as long as a couch and has a thick beige fabric covered mattress and has wooden arm rests. Looks great in our living room. The only issue is – the thing is super hard to clean – if anything gets on it it means having to unzip the massive mattress encasing and having to wash it… and we live in an apartment complex with community laundry facilities… and I don’t trust their machines not to ruin things – so, needless to say I have been looking for a cover for the futon since we got it – and when I was offered the opportunity to try out the Quilted MicroSuede furniture cover from FinalGrab I couldn;t have been more elated.

I ordered mine in the sofa size and in the lovely red color they offer. It’s more of a deep crimson/red wine color – but it’s gorgeous nevertheless. The product was super easy to unpack and put on the futon. Y12047474_10207832996128427_835982008_nou simply unfold it and drape accordingly. Part of the cover will hang over the top behind the couch and will hang on the bottom just below the cushion (maybe a little lower dependent on your individual piece of furniture.) Then you just adjust the cover to match up the arm rests on the fabric to the ones on the furniture and you are good to go. As you can see from my 12030955_10207832996088426_246906848_npictures, my arm rests are wood so I just draped the cover over them – and honestly it looks great. There is an area on the left corner of the top and the right corner that is not covered (maybe 2″) but it’s even and it looks like it is supposed to fit that way.

The Microsuede was a lovely choice of fabric for this furniture cover. It is super plush and very very soft. My husband sleeps on it every night and says that it makes the futon more bearable to sleep on. Plus – this is much easier to wash than trying to wash or steam the futon cover.
I really love this product and will likely be ordering several more to cover the other chairs in my home. It’s an amazing quality furniture cover – soft, durable and luxurious – plus it comes in so many colors so you’re bound to find one you like. I definitely recommend it.

If you would like to see the different color and size variations – I encourage you to check out their Amazon page! These slipcovers are very affordable at under $26 and make an excellent and classy addition to any decor.

I received this product free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. I have not been compensated. All opinions are my own after having used the product extensively.

Why We Will Never Floss Again – The Pyle Cordless Water Pick

pik1I hate flossing. I HATE it. I have crowded teeth and a small jaw and conventional flossing is time consuming and uncomfortable for me. So, when I was offered the opportunity to test out the Pyle Cordless and Portable Water Pick I was over the moon.

The whole unit is super compact. It folds up into itself and can literally be stored in a medicine cabinet or easily taken on the go and stashed away in a pocket book, suitcase, briefcase, gymbag, etc. Anywhere you go – this device can go to. The battery is rechargeable and comes with it’s own charger. Once charged – you can use the product many times before it needs to be charged again.

The device basically uses the power of water pressure to pressure wash your teeth – like flossing – but with water and certainly less time consuming. There are two settings – normal and soft. If you have sensitive gums I recommend the soft setting – at least for the first few uses until you get used to the pressure. I tried the normal setting the first go ’round and pik3had some bleeding but no more than is normally associated with flossing and crowded teeth.

The nozzle and water pressure really allow you to reach every part of your mouth and to blast away plaque and and any additional gunk left behind that your toothbrush doesn’t get. My mouth feels AMAZING after I use it and I have incorporated it into my daily dental hygiene routine.

pik2This is definitely a dental accessory that is worth the effort to have and use. It’s very user friendly, easy to set up, charge and utilize. Mine sits right on my bathroom counter. It takes up very little space and is super convenient. Check out the video for more insights on this product and a demonstration of use!

I really love this product and how effective it is! I would definitely recommend it. If you are interested in checking it out – we encourage you to visit the product page on Amazon for more info!

I received this product at a discount in exchange for my honest review. I have not been compensated. All opinions are 100% my own after having used the product extensively.

Our Experience with the Chef Essential Classic 23-Piece Kitchen Utensil Set! A Must Have Set for Any Kitchen!

I have been looking for an inclusive MATCHING kitchen utensil set for some time now. I had lots of utensils – most most of them were hand me downs from friends and relatives – so a lot of them were old and stained and falling apart. I really wanted a set that looked great in my kitchen and so when I was offered the opportunity to try out the Chef Essentials Classic 23-Piece Kitchen Utensil Set – I was over the moon and couldn’t wait for it to arrive.

These utensils are high quality. They are all made of durable, heavy duty stainless steel and have sturdy uniform black and silver handles. You can easily tell they belong to a set. This utensil set really has EVERYTHING that you could possible need in the kitchen. It contains several types of spatulas in various sizes, several spoons and ladles, some slatted, some whole. It has tongs, a bottle opener, a vegetable peeler, a whisk, several sizes of measuring spoons and cups and even a pizza cutter. Like I said – if you need it in the kitchen – it’s in this set.

The utensils are easy to work with – they do not bend or break easily and are easy to clean. You can safely stick them in the dishwasher with no issues. I also really liked that they have the tiny cutouts in the end of the handle so you can actually hang them on the wall. I store most of mine in a large round open-top utensil holder – but just for aesthetic purposes I hung the measuring cups and a few of the larger spatulas on the wall. They are very durable but pretty lightweight considering and they hang easily on a finishing nail with no problems.

I love love love this utensil set. It looks great in my kitchen and I was finally able to throw away all of those odds and ends utensils – which made me extremely happy. I would definitely recommend this product. They look great and function phenomenally. Definitely happy to have this in my kitchen. My only comment is I wish they would come out with more sets in varying colors! That would be a lot of fun!

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If you would like to find out more about this product – I definitely encourage you to check out their product page on Amazon! If you purchase it – or have ordered this in the past – I would love to hear about your experience with the product as well! Feel free to comment on this post – I love hearing from my readers!
I received this product at a discount in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. I have not been compensated. All opinions are 100% my own after having used the product.

My Experience with the Uberve 2-in-1 Artist Set Acrylic Paint and Brushes



paint3I love having art products around the house. I am very much into DIY crafts and love being artistic. I don’t paint in the traditional sense but I do often require paintbrushes and acrylic paints for projects that I make that require a bit of color here and there or simply for decorating pre-fab products like wooden mirrors or the occasional birdhouse. The set of brushes I had were old, stubby and the bristles were in horrible condition – so when I was offered the opportunity to try out the Uberve 2-in-1 artist set – I was stoked. It looked like it was everything I really needed for my painting kit.

The product comes with 15 long handled wooden paint brushes with no-shed synthetic hair bristles. The brush heads are coated in some sort of hardened preserving liquid when you get them. I think it keeps them from fraying, shedding or becoming dry rotted before they are used. A bit of warm water loosens and softens the bristles easily so that you can use them. The brushes have nice long handles so you don’t have to struggle to hold them and like I said there are paint215 of them ranging in size from large to very small – so you will no doubt have the perfect brush regardless of the project you need it for. The brushes come in a lovely black carrying case – each with it’s own sheath pocket. The brushes stay inside their assigned pocket and to not just roll around in the case. This also prevents them from sliding and getting the bristles caught in the zipper. The case is durable and light weight but very protective. It can easily be slipped inside a tote or backpack for easy travel.

As far as the paints are concerned there are twelve different colors in this particular set of acrylics. All primary and neutral colors are included – if there is a color you are missing you may have to do a bit of blending to get a the shade you want – but that’s paint1half the fun. Each color comes in a sturdy tube. They are individually sealed. Tubes are opened by puncturing the seal with the point in the end of the paint cap. The paint is easy to squeeze from the tube – I recommend doing so a little at a time so that you do not waste what you don’t need. The colors are bright, vivid and creamy and are easily spread by the paint brushes provided.

I have really enjoyed my experience with this product – definitely a great set for an aspiring painter who is starting out. The paint quality is fantastic and the brushes are easy to handle and leave lovely brush strokes. I would definitely recommend. Check out the video to see this product in action.

I really encourage you to check out this product if this is something you have an interest in. If you have used it or decide to purchase we really would love to know what you thought about it – so please do not hesitate to comment with your thoughts and experiences! Find out more about the Uberve Artist set by visiting their Amazon Product Page or by clicking any image on this page.

I received this product free as a sample for the purpose of testing in exchange for my honest and unbiased review. I have not been compensated. All opinions are my own after having used the produc

Another Must Have Mommy Product: The Jasmine & Co. Breastfeeding Cover

I fully support breast feeding, even in public and even though it does not bother me in the least to see a mother feeding her infant – I know some people really get up in arms about it. So, when I was offered the opportunity to try out the Breastfeeding Cover from Jasmine & CO – I thought it would be an awesome product to try out and share with friends. I have about 15 friends who were all pregnant around the same time I was – so we all keep in touch, trade war stories and the like.

Right out of the package I was impressed with this nursing cover. It is a lovely color with a very pretty pattern – to me it looks like falling leaves but I have heard others say they think it looks like paisley – eye of the beholder I guess. The fabric is made of cotton and is very durable. It is not going to tear, rip or pull apart from normal every day wear and tear. Even though the material is strong – it is very lightweight and breathable. You do not have to worry about your baby being super hot underneath the cover or about it smothering them. It is perfect for any season – and any weather.

I really liked that this breasfeeding cover provided full coverage for the mother. I felt very covered and secure when I tried it out – There is plenty of fabric to cover the baby, breast and chest area without having to pull, hold or struggle with it. The cover goes on almost like an apron. It has a neck strap that goes behind the head to help keep it in place and is fully 2015-09-07 21.09.17adjustable for customizable comfort. The neck strap really provides an extra level of security while also giving the hands free experience as it prevents you from having to constantly hold and adjust the cover in place as you would with a traditional nursing cover.

Also – another cool feature is that even though you are fully covered when worn, the cover comes away from the chest in a sort of rounded opening so that you can easily see, hear and interact with your baby without having to lift or remove the cover during feeding.

Besides breastfeeding – this cover could also very easily be used to shield an infant from wind or bright sun while they rest in your arms. This could easily be paired with a newborn baby sling for a sleeping infant. – which makes it even more useful.

Overall, I really enjoyed this product – it is attractive, comfortable, easy to use – safe for baby and fabric is machine washable. Definitely a product I would recommend for new mothers.

Check out the video to see this product life in action. WARNING: This is a mommy blogger at home- I’m in my nightgown with no makeup on. Just thought I’d warn you in case you thought we are all fabulous all the time!

If you are interested in checking out the Jasmine & Co. Breastfeeding Cover – feel free to check out their Amazon page by clicking HERE or on any of the images on this page.

I received this product as a free sample for the purpose of testing and providing an honest and unbiased review. i have not been compensated. All opinions are my own after having used the product.

What We Loved About the Mindscope Turbo Twister Toy for Kids

I don’t have any children at home that could play with this – but my husband is an RC fanatic and I love having toys to keep around the house for when my nieces and nephews come over to visit. So, when I was offered the opportunity to try out the Mindscope Turbo Twister Pulse Orange – it looked like a lot of fun so I decided to order it.

This remote controlled ‘car’ type device takes 5 AA batteries all together – 2 in the remote and three in the toy – we used the cheap dollar store batteries and even those seem to be holding up to several days worth of use – so no worries about constantly having to change batteries – but if you have rechargeables those would be a great option too. If you are purchasing this for a child – note that they will need a bit of adult assistance as it requires the use of a screwdriver to open the battery compartment. Other than that – completely kid friendly.

The remote control is relatively easy to figure out. The toy turns in all directions on a dime and also has a neat function where the front wheels will turn sideways and flip the car. So there is definitely a lot going on visually – especially when you pair it with the fact that it has flashing bright multi-color lights going the whole time.

My only criticisms for this product are that I wish there was a bit more range capability. The remote will communicate with the toy only over a length of 10-15 ft – but it is a kids toy and a child is likely to want to be close to it – so I don’t really see that being an issue. My other criticism is that I would have liked for the controller to be a bit more durable – the toy itself is actually very sturdy – it can bump into things and not flinch – but the remote control could have been a bit better designed.

Overall – this is an excellent toy I would think this would be appropriate for ages 5+. I have enjoyed my experience with it and I would recommend it. It comes in a variety of colors so if you have multiple kids this would be the perfect thing to buy a few of and let them play together!

Check out a video of this toy in action! My husband and daughter loved it!

Like I said – this toy comes in a variety of colors – so if you are interested in checking them out – click any of the images below or HERE to be taken directly to the Amazon Product Page.

I received this product free as a sample for the purpose of my honest review. I have not been compensated in any way. All opinions are 100% my own after having used the product.

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