Monday, March 1, 2010
Supermarket Smarty Review and Giveaway
Here is the first in a group of giveaways that I will be listing this week. Supermarket Smarty is a great help for grocery shopping. I was given a Supermarket Smarty to do a review and I will also be holding a giveaway for one.
Let me tell you, with a family of eight, this is wonderful. We travel full-time and are constantly having to run back out for something we forgot to purchase. Now, with this list placed on the refrigerator or above the stove, whenever we find an item we have run out of, someone can mark it down on the list and when we run out, we just take the list with us.
Here is some information on how the Supermarket Smarty was started:
"My name is Patricia and I created Supermarket Smarty. Like many moms, I do most of the grocery shopping for my family, so it’s up to me to make sure we eat healthy while staying within our budget. A couple of years ago I was having some health issues and I consulted many books and websites to adjust my diet for healthy eating. During this time, I found that I needed an easy way to remember all the important foods to include in my diet as well as the nutrition advice I was hearing on television. There is a lot of information out there, so I started a little nutrition “crib sheet” to refer to from week to week that eventually became my shopping list. The list evolved into a dry erase format so it’s reusable. I added a meal planner, pocket for coupons and a magnifying lens to help people read fine print on nutrition labels. The list has become an indispensable tool for me as it not only organizes my grocery shopping but keeps my family on track for healthy eating. I hope you find Supermarket Smarty as useful as I do and it helps you live a more balanced and healthful life!"
Supermarket Smarty comes with a meal planner page so you can write out your meals, and then prepare your grocery list by looking at your planner. This is nice, but the best part is the actual list. It has 5 pages that list most grocery needs broken down into categories, like:Dairy, Deli, Fruits and Veggies, Whole Grains, etc. Included in the front page is a magnifying glass to read labels on the products. (Especially good for me, as I am beginning to have trouble reading fine print!) There is a notes section for other items you might need, along with a pocket to carry coupons. This is the only part of the Supermarket Smarty I would complain about and it really isn't a major complaint. This pocket would never hold all the coupons my daughter uses! The last page is Smarty Tips which lists some nutritional information and symbols which are beside the foods listed, such as Omega-3, Lean Protein, Potassium, Healthy Fat, etc. There is a magnetic clip to hold your Supermarket Smarty on your refrigerator or in some other convenient place. This is the best part, it is dry erase! A re-usable grocery list! And it comes with a retractable dry erase marker. You can take a mini tour of the use of the Supermarket Smarty. I really wanted to share this product At the Fence.
MANDATORY ENTRY:Visit Supermarket Smarty and come back and leave a comment about some feature you learned about on their website, or how this product could help you. Please complete the mandatory entry before entering any other way. I will be forced to remove comments if the rules are not followed. This giveaway will end at 11:59 pm CST 3/14. I will choose a winner using Random.org. The winner will have 48 hours after being notified by email to respond or another winner will be chosen. You do not have to be a blogger, but you MUST leave a valid email where I can contact you, should you win.
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4. Tweet about this giveaway. Leave a comment with the link. 1 entry. Only once a day please.
5. Do a post about this giveaway. Leave a comment with the link. 2 entries (Please leave 2 comments, I will not add another one for you.
Disclaimer:I received no Monetary Compensation for this review. I did receive a Supermarket Smarty to review. All quotes are taken from the Supermarket Smarty Website. All thoughts and opinions are mine.