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Stylish Polarized Sunglasses from Nectar! #HGG2015

Many times it seems like you have two options when it comes to sunglasses. Stylish ones that don't provide all that great sun protection, or shades that really block out the sun, but look a little odd. I normally opt for the second choice, because I'm more worried about how well they work rather than the stylish aspect, but I was thrilled to discover Nectar , a company that combines the best of both worlds into their "sunnies". I received two pairs of sunglasses for review; the Breck and Zeezo. Both of these sunglasses feature polycarbonate frames, and impact-resistant polycarbonate lenses. The Zeezo are a black frame with blizzard blue lenses, and the Breck have a brown frame with gold lenses. The fit of these shades is amazing. They sit just right, and don't put pressure behind the ears, or push into the bridge of the nose. They seem very durable as well, and I should know since I've been wearing these almost non-stop since receiving them! Whether

Nemesis Leather Watches Are Great Gifts! #HGG2015

Watches are a pretty common gift idea, but this year you can forget that boring old silver watch, or even the fancy sports watch with a million little bells and whistles that will never get used. While browsing online recently I came across Nemesis Watch , a company that offers some of the neatest watches I've ever seen!  I received two watches from Nemesis for review; the Pink Bella Ladies Watch and the Brown Classic Vintage Watch. What makes these watches so unique is the band. The bands are made with 100% genuine leather, and just look so neat! I absolutely love how amazing my new watch is! The Pink Bella is my favorite. This features a faded X brown leather cuff band, which gives it a beautiful western look. (Yes, that's half the appeal for me). The band is 1.5" wide, so it's a little bigger than I normally wear, but I actually found that I like the wider band. The buckle clasp is unique too; instead of your normal buckle, there are 2 prongs. I have received

Winter Surprise Box Update #1

Hi neighbors! I am sure you have been wondering when we were going to add to our surprise box.  Well here is where we are going to add a few things.  First we have, some Autumn Woods wax melts!  Perfect for the holidays!  A nice pine smell!  Next we have a Crystal Blue Nail Polish!  And we have a of coupons for 5 free Junior Frosty's from Wendy's! Be sure to keep a look out for future updates, as I already have some items planned to add to this box!  Some you may even choose to use as gifts yourself! Go HERE , to find the Rafflecopter and enter!  Oh, and I added one more entry option!

2015 HGG : Gold Toe Socks Review + Giveaway

Hello Neighbors! We're trying to get these products added to our Gift Guide so that you have plenty of items to choose from for your Christmas shopping.  These would be a big hit for any of my boot-lovin' girls... As you can see from the photo above, I received five packs of socks.  And yes, my girls were ready to fight over them.  They are all themed nicely for the Holiday season, and would make a great fashion statement.   Ahhh... the iconic gold toe.  The gold toe of this brand of socks has become widely known as an assurance of quality.  And it continues on!  These socks are definitely made to last with the reinforced toe and the spandex for perfect fit.  These are quite comfortable (believe me, I have experience), and will help keep you warm as it gets cooler outside.   So, these would definitely make a great gift, and not just for boot-lovers either!  They have all sorts of styles, sizes, and designs available on the Gold Toe website so you

How to Get Contact Lenses for the First Time

Wearing glasses can get annoying for a lot of people. Although it's easy to put them on, there's no hiding the fact you're wearing them. Many people who wear glasses decide to try contact lenses, although some do it sooner than others. However, trying them out for the first time can be a bit frightening. Not everyone immediately takes to the idea of putting something in their eye. It can take a while to get used to them, and even to have the courage to try them.  If you're nervous about trying contact lenses for the first time, use this guide to help you through your journey. Have a Contact Lens Fitting First, you'll need to have a contact lens fitting to find the right lenses for you. You might already have a glasses prescription, but you need to visit your optician to get contacts. They will talk to your about your needs and discuss wearing contact lenses with you. They also look at your eyes and might put a test pair of lenses into your eyes to make sur

Unique Personalized Gifts from Things Remembered! #HGG2015

Holiday gift shopping can be both fun and a chore at the same time. Shopping for some people is easy, others not so much. I have three family members that fall under the not-so-much category, simply because they're not into any particular hobbies or anything, so finding that perfect gift is very hard! One of them loves books, but gifting books year after year can get boring. My brother pretty much has the items he's really excited about, so getting something he'll actually really like is hard. That's where Things Remembered comes in, a company that offers unique, personalized gifts for people of all ages and tastes! I was able to review the Men's Dopp Kit from Things Remembered, and this is certainly something that J will love to find under the tree this Christmas! This is a luxury dopp kit, not your cheapo standard mens toiletry bag. It's very roomy, with plenty of space for his shaving supplies, shampoo, soap, etc. Anything and everything he needs toil

2015 HGG : Classroom Friendly Pencil Sharpener Review!

Hey Neighbors! Today I want to tell you a little bit about the Classroom Friendly Pencil Sharpener from Classroom Friendly Supplies !  I received it in the Precious Pink color... my daughter loves the color of it.  It will look very nice sitting on her desk. Before I get started telling you about my pencil sharpener, let me tell you a little bit about Classroom Friendly Supplies... " There is nothing worse than being interrupted in your classroom by the annoying sound of a pencil sharpener. It brings your lesson to a screeching halt. I am  an elementary school teacher and  the owner of Classroom Friendly Supplies.  I started selling these quiet and efficient sharpeners after realizing that many fellow teachers were also struggling with the same problems as I was having.  Over the past 10 years I have sold to thousands of teachers. There are now over 2,500 school districts across the US that have decided to purchase Classroom Friendly Pencil Sharpeners. As you can se

Bertolli Riserva Pasta Sauce Review and Giveaway!

Hey neighbors! Imagine my excitement to receive 4 jars of the new Bertolli Riserva Pasta Sauces .  Four different jars arrived in a special box just so the family could try it out and then share what we though with you. Our first jar we used on meatballs one evening to make meatball subs.  We used the Marinara with Parmigiano and Reggiano .  My husband could even taste a difference.  He commented on the flavor during dinner.  It has a garden fresh flavor.  Just look at the chunks of tomato in the sauce below. We used the frozen meatballs, but the sauce really made a difference in the taste of the meatballs. The next jar we used to make homemade pizzas.  We often use a flatbread for our crust and then add sauce and all kinds of toppings!  We used the Asiago Cheese and Artichokes .  It came out really good and tasty!  This one you can see small pieces of artichoke.   I think this one would taste even better over pasta instead of on our pizza, because you will

Advice For Keeping Your Family Safe

Greg Westfall All parents should want to keep their family safe from harm. You are responsible for ensuring your kids grow up in a healthy environment that meets their requirements. The tips I’ve published on this page are designed to point you in the right direction. I won’t have time to cover everything today, and so you still need to use some common sense. There are dangers around every corner, and your children are sure to find them. Considering all that, let’s take a look at some of the things you can do to limit exposure. Always ensure doors and windows are locked at night Many people speak of a time when they didn’t need to lock their doors and windows at night. However, those times are gone, and you need to be more careful. Like it or not, there are lots of criminals who might want to break into your property. The last thing you need is for them to appear in your child’s bedroom during the early hours. You can also fit an alarm system that will trigger if someon

Home Hair Removal With Flash&Go! #HGG2015

Anyone here actually enjoy shaving? Not me! If you're like me, then you get tired of shaving your legs, underarms, etc. It may only take a few minutes, but when you have to do it every few days or every week, it gets annoying. That's why I was excited to learn about the Flash&Go, a home hair removal device from Silk'n! I received the Flash&Go Luxx for review from Silk'n. The Flash&Go is not an actual hair removal tool, you do have to shave the area you'd like to remove hair in. Then (for best results) immediately follow your hair removal with a Flash&Go treatment (it doesn't have to be right after the shaving, but it works best then). Simply plug the device in, choose your setting, and start zapping! There are 5 settings, and it is recommended that you start at the lowest setting and gradually work up. This is a home pulsed light device that targets the hair follicles at the root, disabling future growth! No, it's not a one-treatment c

Trim Healthy Mama Review and Giveaway!

Hi neighbors! How many of you have heard of Trim Healthy Mama , or THM in the past year or so?  Trim Healthy Mama, is a plan designed to help you eat properly and thus lose weight.  THM was started by by Pearl Barrett and Serene Allison.  These two women who used to sing together, through much study wrote the original Trim Healthy Mama book.  The book included their story of how they got started and the approach and plan to following THM.  Also included in the book were recipes, menus, and other hints and tips.  I received a copy of both new books from Mom's Meet . When people began requesting an easier way to get get started, they decided to re-release the book as two separate books. Trim Healthy Mama Plan, gives you the information behind the eating strategy.  Basically the hows and whys of what makes THM work.  The second book is the Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook.  This book gives you meal plans and of course great recipes.  This allows those who want to just jump right in the