About Jennifer

Jennifer is the owner/editor of Sweep Tight. She is married to a wonderful man and together they live with their two dogs. Jen loves to review products, host giveaways, enter sweepstakes, go boating, play word games, and is completely in love with all forms of social media. Other hobbies include reading, yoga and running. Connect with Jennifer on Google +

Clean Up Your Water with Adya Clarity

Clean Up Your Water with Adya Water Purification

Water is essential for life. Every living thing on the planet requires water for existence. Have you ever wondered what is in your tap water though? This post is brought to you by Water Liberty. All opinions are my own. Around here we have been hearing about contaminated water way more often than I have ever remembered. It's very concerning and just goes to show you that you can never be … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #PEEPSMinisWM Twitter Party

RSVP for the #PEEPSMinisWM Twitter Party

Summer is in full swing! How have you been making everyday a celebration? Hope you can join us for a fun Twitter Party on Tuesday, July 29th from 8-9pm ET to chat about the new Sour Watermelon and Strawberry Crème PEEPS® MINIS™ available at Walmart!  There will be fun prizes and fabulous ideas on making this summer the best!  Snack and party with us like it's a holiday! This is a sponsored post by … [Read more...]

Meet our First Foster Puppy #FosterFrank

Foster Puppy Boston Terrier Beagle Mix

I have wanted to foster dogs for quite some time now. After about 13 months of begging nicely asking Mike, he finally agreed. This brings us up to three dogs in the house and he's concerned with overcrowding. Our house is not large enough for too many creatures at one time! Meet our First Foster Puppy After he agreed I applied to become a foster through Midwest Boston Terrier Rescue. Since … [Read more...]

Frozen Foods Help Me with Portion Control

Pizza for one portion control

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of American Frozen Foods Institute and the Frozen Food Roundtable. All opinions are 100% mine. Portion control is a serious challenge for me. I just don't seem to get full and always feel the need to clean my plate. A big challenge that I am noticing for myself now that I work from home is that I constantly snack. I find myself not sitting down … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #WalgreensBeauty Twitter Party

#WalgreensBeauty Twitter Party 8-6

Join us for the #WalgreensBeauty Twitter party! Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about must have summer beauty products! On August 6 2014 at 1:00pm ET, please join us for the #WalgreensBeauty Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing go-to looks and summer trends, and giving you a chance to win prizes! My summer beauty routine is quite … [Read more...]

Hilo Can Jump Now Thanks to his Dog Weight Loss #HillsPet

Hilo Can Jump Now Thanks to his Dog Weight Loss #HillsPet

Hilo's dog weight loss has been an amazing success. We are thrilled with the progress and Hilo is literally jumping for joy. This post is sponsored by Hill’s and the Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Hill’s Prescription Diet Metabolic Food, but Sweep Tight only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. is not … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #SummerizeYourLegs Twitter Party

RSVP for the #SummerizeYourLegs Twitter Party

Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about summer legs! On July 22nd at 8:00pm ET, please join us for the #SummerizeYourLegs Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing women's razors and shaving tips, and giving you a chance to win prizes! Getting legs ready for summer can require a few steps. Personally, I shave a lot more often in the summer. My … [Read more...]

Share What Makes you Sparkle Contest #SparkleWithDASANI

Share What Makes you Sparkle Contest #SparkleWithDASANI

DASANI Sparkling wants to know what makes you sparkle. For me it's my pets. It must be my age, because I enjoy my dogs more than I ever have in my life. I think every maternal gene that I have is coming out in the form of wanting to help animals. This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. Just look at the tiny Grump when he was a puppy. My heart pretty much overflowed with … [Read more...]

Get Rewarded for Drinking more Water

water rewards

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. Drinking more water rewards our bodies in many ways, but that's not what I am referring to this time. I am talking about actual rewards that you can redeem for stuff. :) Get Rewarded for Drinking more Water The Nestlé® Pure Life® Drink Better. Live Better.™ rewards program allows you to earn points … [Read more...]

Bahama Breeze Summer Beach Bash Contest

bahama breeze

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bahama Breeze. All opinions are 100% mine. Looking for a girls' night out hot spot or tropical place for a date night? It's the ideal time to visit your local Bahama Breeze! Bahama Breeze Summer Beach Bash Summer is just whizzing by and I feel like we haven't done much to enjoy it yet. In fact, today feels more like the beginning of … [Read more...]

Giveaway Winners June 2014

sweep tight winners

Instead of posting a separate post for winners all the time, there will be monthly posts. Each month will have its own post and the most recent winners will be posted at the bottom of the list. Winners are chosen randomly using the widget and then notified by email. They are posted here after the winner has been confirmed. You do not need to check this in order to see if you won, but if you … [Read more...]

Monthly Traffic Report for June 2014

traffic reports

Here is my traffic report for June 2014… I share this to help bloggers get ideas of where to possibly list giveaways or promote posts for more exposure. Top 10 sources: stumbleupon.com: 14,847 direct: 4,937 google.com: 3,024 pinterest.com: 2,650 twitter: 1,508 facebook.com: 1,187 mailchimp email: 596 online-sweepstakes.com: 376 feedburner email: 322 bing.com: … [Read more...]

Blog Income Report June 2014

Monthly Blog income report

Here is my blog income from several affiliate sites for the month of June. I am often asked by other bloggers how to monetize, so this will give an idea of how to get started. Most of the links include my referral ID, so I will earn a little bit if you join through me. Thanks in advance for helping me keep this blog going! :) Escalate Network: $53.84 WeUseCoupons.com: … [Read more...]

Safeway Clear & The Voice Tour Ticket Sweepstakes

Safeway Clear & The Voice Tour Ticket Sweepstakes

We are huge fans of The Voice. It's the only music reality show that I watch. It's beyond entertaining with the amazing music performers and hilarious judges. Thanks to my partnership with Lunchbox, I am going to tell you how you can enter for the chance to win tickets to The Voice and much more. The Safeway Clear & The Voice Tour Ticket Sweepstakes Enter the Safeway Clear & The … [Read more...]

The Hunt for Matching Lids is Over #DixieQuicktakes

The Hunt for Matching Lids is Over #DixieQuicktakes

Finding the matching lids to containers is a nightmare. If I could add up all the time spent and have it back, it would probably amount to a pretty sweet couple days off. This post is brought to you by Quicktakes®. All opinions are my own. No More Matching Lids on Containers I got my very first legit migraine because of hunting for matching lids. We have a really obnoxious and thin … [Read more...]

Purina Waggin’ Train Treats Giveaway #getemwaggin

Purina Waggin' Train Treats Giveaway #getemwaggin

Dog treats are a must in this house. I think we like giving them to the dogs almost as much as they like getting them. Purina knows how to get those tails waggin' with their new line of Waggin' Train Treats. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. Purina's Waggin' Train Treats are made with a few simple ingredients. These 100% high-quality and real treats are sure … [Read more...]

Three Facts about Fleas and Ticks #Seresto

Three Facts about Fleas and Ticks #Seresto

We have been talking about fleas and ticks quite a bit. It's that time of year where you just cannot be too cautious to protect your furry family. This post is sponsored by Bayer / Seresto and the Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about the Seresto product, but Sweep Tight only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Bayer / Seresto is not … [Read more...]

First Boating Trip of the Summer #PuracynFirst

First Boating Trip of the Summer #PuracynFirst

Boating is our favorite thing to do in the summer. Our first summer boating trip is exciting, but also makes me nervous. I worry about everything. First Boating Trip of the Summer Excitement Last year we learned that it's very easy to hurt yourself while boating. Being the less-than-graceful lady that I am, I tend to tip over and find unique ways to hurt myself all of the time. Well, … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #BarNutrition Twitter Party

#BarNutrition Twitter Party 7-14

Join us for the #BarNutrition Twitter party! Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about the best snack ideas! On July 14, 2014 at 11:00am ET, please join us for the #BarNutrition Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing high protein snacks and the best ways to share them, and giving you a chance to win prizes! There are plenty of times that I … [Read more...]

Banana Cacao Smoothie with Silk Blends®

Banana Cacao Smoothie with Silk Blends®

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Silk. All opinions are 100% mine. Silk Blends® is the newest addition to the Silk® lineup. As you probably know by now, I just love my breakfast smoothies! I have one every morning, especially during hot summers. I like to experiment with ingredients and pack in lots of nutrients to power me throughout the day. I have been a … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #Cookies2Crunch Twitter Party

#Cookies2Crunch Twitter Party

RSVP for the #Cookies2Crunch Twitter Party Photo Credit: Hungry Harps Do you love a good Twitter Party?  You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about how you can enjoy the great taste of Girl Scout cookies with NESTLE® CRUNCH® Girl Scout® Candy Bars!  On THURSDAY, July 10th at 1:00 pm ET, please join us for the #Cookies2Crunch Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing creative ways to … [Read more...]

Stoli Lemonade Events and Hero Recipe #StoliLemonade

stoli

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of STOLI® Vodka. All opinions are 100% mine. There's nothing like the refreshing taste of lemonade on a hot summer day. Now that summer is in full swing we are soaking up every minute that we can. Hanging out by the pool with a cocktail is the best way to do it in my opinion. Stoli® Vodka is celebrating the classic summer beverage with their new … [Read more...]

Get Beachy Waves with Karmin Iron

Get Beachy Waves with Karmin Iron

Beachy waves are something that I have always tried to achieve with my thin blonde hair. I never even thought to try using a flat iron until working with Karmin Professional on this review. I received the Karmin G3 Salon Pro Hair Styling Iron for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Get Beachy Waves with Karmin Iron Did you know that you can actually curl your hair with a straightener? … [Read more...]

Energizing Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Shake Recipe

Energizing Peanut Butter Banana Breakfast Shake Recipe

I have a breakfast shake or smoothie almost every morning. We all know that breakfast is supposed to be the most important meal of the day. For me it's also my most sensitive meal of the day. What I have for breakfast can seriously make or break the rest of my day. If I have anything too sugary or carb-loaded I am left with zero energy. This post contains affiliate and referral links, but all … [Read more...]

Join Me For The #ThomasSummer Twitter Party

Join Me For The #ThomasSummer Twitter Party

Summer is in full swing and it's the perfect time of the year for fun outdoor activities. Kids of all ages are looking for more fun things to do, that's why we’re ready to chat about ideas for activities you can do outdoors with Thomas & Friends. Plus, we'll tell you all about the Journey to Rewards program where you can earn rewards for all of your Thomas & Friends purchases at Walmart! … [Read more...]

Walgreens Degree World Cup $100 Gift Card Giveaway

Walgreens Degree World Cup

So, the World Cup is going on in case you haven't heard. ;) Degree is the Official Deodorant of U.S. Soccer. Thank goodness because those men sure are working up a sweat. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, but all opinions are my own. Do: More with Degree Degree wants you to Do More this summer and try Degree with New, Improved MOTIONSENSE, the only antiperspirant that releases extra … [Read more...]

Flea and Tick Horrors and Why Prevention is Key

Flea and Tick Horrors and Why Prevention is Key

Flea and tick prevention has been a huge topic lately. It's clearly quite important to us since we want the best for our pets. I asked Ben, Sweep Tight contributor and vet tech at Southwest Animal Care Center, to share his experience. Yes, this is to scare you into using flea and tick prevention. It's a real problem that needs prevention. This post is brought to you by K9 Advantix. All opinions … [Read more...]

Ice Cream Creations for Coffee Lovers

Ice Cream Creations for Coffee Lovers

Ice cream is my weakness in life. I can pass by cake and cookies with little restraint, but with ice cream I require supervision. I just cannot resist frozen treats of any kind. Add the scrumptious flavor of coffee and I am a real goner. This post is sponsored by Foodie, but all opinions are my own. Ice Cream Creations for Coffee Lovers Here's some coffee ice cream creations that I found while … [Read more...]

True Detective is Available at Best Buy

True Detective

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. True Detective is an HBO series that I have been hearing great things about. When we have the time, Mike and I love to watch television shows, and most of our favorites are on HBO. We prefer to save up episodes and then have "mini marathons". On a rainy night … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #ShareItForward Twitter Party

#ShareItForward Twitter Party 7-3

Join us for the #ShareItForward Twitter party! Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about sharing memories! On July 3, 2014 at 1:00pm ET, please join us for the #ShareItForward Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing the new personalized Coke® bottles and the best ways to share them, and giving you a chance to win prizes! Summer is the best … [Read more...]

Do: More in the Summer Heat with Degree #CheerMore Giveaway

Do: More in the Summer Heat with Degree #CheerMore

Summer heat is no match for Degree’s new and improved MOTIONSENSE™. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, but all opinions are my own. This week has been a hot one and we have certainly been putting our deodorants to the test. During the horrible storms one of our trees broke and was leaning on our fence and over into our neighbor's yard. The heavy branches were dangerously dangling over their … [Read more...]

Moonshine BBQ at Outback Steakhouse #MoonshineBBQ

Moonshine BBQ at Outback Steakhouse #MoonshineBBQ

Moonshine BBQ is now available at Outback, and I'm super excited to finally be able to talk about it. As an Outback Bestmate, I received compensation for this post but all opinions are my own. During my post about our amazing trip to the Outback headquarters in Tampa, Florida, I mentioned that I got to try "top secret" menu items that I was not allowed to talk about. Well, that was the Moonshine … [Read more...]

Importance of Flea and Tick Prevention #Seresto

Importance of Flea and Tick Prevention #Seresto

Flea and tick prevention in pets is beyond important. It should not be ignored or neglected. This post is sponsored by Bayer / Seresto and the Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about the Seresto product, but Sweep Tight only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Bayer / Seresto is not responsible for the content of this article. Importance of … [Read more...]

Gifts for Fitness Fanatic Grads at Best Buy #GreatestGrad

Gifts for Fitness Fanatic Grads at Best Buy #GreatestGrad

Do you have a fitness fanatic graduate in the family? If so, we have some great gift suggestions for you. The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. It's graduation season and that means parties and gifts. Choosing a gift can be quite simple if you know the graduate's future plans. For us, we have … [Read more...]

Pet Health with Revitamal Giveaway #AntiAgingPets

Pet Health with Revitamal #AntiAgingPets

Pet health is extremely important to us. I am sure that's clear since I talk about our fur babies all of the time. This post is sponsored by Revitamal and the Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Revitamal, but Sweep Tight only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Revitamal and AdaptoGenerations Inc are not responsible for the content of … [Read more...]

Similac® Baby’s First Year Timeline Giveaway

Similac® Baby's First Year Timeline Giveaway

Becoming a mother presents an overwhelming amount of questions. Whether it's your first baby or third, surely you will seek answers to something. Finding information online can be a bit daunting at times. With the vast amount of info available via friends, doctors, blogs, and other sources, getting an answer to the simplest of questions can take you longer than it should. Thanks to my partnership … [Read more...]

Creating Our Backyard Oasis with Pier 1 #Pier1OutdoorParty

Creating Our Backyard Oasis with Pier 1 #Pier1OutdoorParty #sponsored #MC

Pier 1 Imports has been one of my favorite stores for as long as I can remember. I was excited to work with Mom Central on this ambassadorship program with Pier 1 to help create a backyard oasis. I received product and a promotional item, but all opinions are my own. Creating Our Backyard Oasis with Pier 1 Somewhere along the line early on in our relationship, Mike and I started a whole … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #ThisIsMySecret Twitter Party

#thisismysecret twitter party 6-24

RSVP for the #ThisIsMySecret Twitter Party Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about easy ways to add a boost of energy to your day! On Tuesday, June 24 at 2:00 pm ET, please join us for the #ThisIsMySecret Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing what keeps us busy, what we’d love to do if we had more energy, and giving you a chance to win … [Read more...]

Giveaway Winners May 2014

sweep tight winners

Instead of posting a separate post for winners all the time, there will be monthly posts. Each month will have its own post and the most recent winners will be posted at the bottom of the list. Winners are chosen randomly using the widget and then notified by email. They are posted here after the winner has been confirmed. You do not need to check this in order to see if you won, but if you … [Read more...]

Blog Income Report May 2014

Monthly Blog income report

Here is my blog income from several affiliate sites for the month of May. I am often asked by other bloggers how to monetize, so this will give an idea of how to get started. Most of the links include my referral ID, so I will earn a little bit if you join through me. Thanks in advance for helping me keep this blog going! :) Escalate Network: $20.69 WeUseCoupons.com: … [Read more...]

Summer Sun Protection Routine with NEUTROGENA Giveaway

Shelley Floppy Hat

Sun protection is a huge part of my summer skin care routine. Thanks to my partnership with Lunchbox, I am sharing some ways to perfect your routine and to save you some money with NEUTROGENA®. All opinions are my own. So, our skin has been cooped up all winter and all it wants is to soak up those sun rays. That's fine, but do it safely. I am a true believer that sunshine is good for you, but … [Read more...]

Surrender the Booty Pirate’s Booty Giveaway

Surrender the Booty Pirate's Booty Giveaway

Pirate's Booty is my ultimate favorite snack lately. I seriously cannot get enough of the puffs. This post is sponsored by Pirate's Booty, but all opinions are my own. My addiction to Pirate's Booty Aged White Cheddar puffs would not be such a problem if I could eat them like a normal human. But, for some reason I feel the need to fit as many as I possibly can into my mouth at one time. I just … [Read more...]

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