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 +

My Favorite Things Holiday Giveaway #FavoriteThings

My Favorite Things Prize Package

I was invited to join a fabulous group of bloggers for the My Favorite Things Holiday Giveaway. Of course, I jumped at the chance. This is our way to show our appreciation to our readers by giving away a prize package consisting of our favorite things! Each blogger is self-sponsoring their own prize package. This post contains affiliate links, but all opinions are my own. My Favorite Things … [Read more...]

Get a Core Workout at Your Desk with Swopper Giveaway

Get a Core Workout at Your Desk with Swopper

Getting a core workout while working is an exciting bonus. I am sure anyone with a desk job would agree that your posture can take a beating from most office chairs. That's why I jumped at the chance to work on this sponsored post with Swopper. All opinions are my own. Since I have become a full-time blogger I am noticing lots of negative effects to sitting at my desk all day. Of course, I … [Read more...]

Weekly Ads at your Fingertips #Shopular

Weekly Ads at your Fingertips #Shopular

Weekly ads are a great way to plan your shopping trips and see how you can maximize your savings. This post is sponsored by Shopular, but all opinions are my own. I get the Sunday paper delivered. All the weekly ads arrive at my doorstep. I place the stack on top of another pile of "things to do" and there they sit. This is a horrible habit, but all the papers just overwhelm me. Weekly Ads from … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #WindowsHoliday Twitter Party

RSVP for the #WindowsHoliday Twitter Party

It's time to make those holiday shopping lists! Join us as we chat about some great ideas for you. There are Windows products for everyone on your list this holiday season. Windows has laptops, tablets, and 2-in-1's that anyone would love to see under the tree. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, all opinions are my own. We will be discussing some news that will knock your stockings off. … [Read more...]

60 Hour Battery Life with Huawei Ascend Mate 2

60 Hour Battery Life with Huawei Ascend Mate 2

The Huawei Ascend Mate 2 phone gets up to 60 hours of battery life in one charge. As a blogger, I can really appreciate that. This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. I have been using the Huawei Ascend Mate 2 for about a week now and have only charged it twice. Huawei Ascend Mate 2 Being the gadget lovers that we are in this house, we always look forward to trying out new … [Read more...]

Ziploc® Brand Vacuum Sealer System – Great Juicing Tool

Ziploc® Vacuum Sealer System - Great Juicing Tool

Using the Ziploc® Brand Vacuum Sealer System is helping us stay on track with juicing. I am participating in a Vibrant Influencer Network campaign for the Ziploc® Brand Vacuum Sealer System. I am receiving a fee for posting, however, the opinions expressed in this post are my own. I am in no way affiliated with the Ziploc® Brand Vacuum Sealer System team and do not earn a commission or percentage … [Read more...]

Why Everyone Needs a Neato Robot Vacuum #neatobestpetvacuum Giveaway

Why Everyone Needs a Neato Robot Vacuum #neatobestpetvacuum

The Neato Robot Vacuum has climbed to the very top of my wish list. With the amount of dog fur that we have here, I need the help of machinery. This post is sponsored by Neato Robot Vacuum and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being Compensated for helping spread the word about the Neato Robot Vacuum, but Sweep Tight only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. … [Read more...]

Easy Dip Recipes for Appetizers

Easy Dip Recipes for Appetizers

Dip recipes can be very useful during the holiday season. It's easy to whip up some dip for an appetizer or even dessert. This post is sponsored by Foodie, but all opinions are my own. Creating collections on Foodie.com is easy and like bookmarking delicious recipes. I could spend hours on the site drooling over all the scrumptious looking pictures. Easy Dip Recipes for Appetizers Check out … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Root Touch Up with Gray Away Giveaway

Quick and Easy Root Touch Up with Gray Away

Need a root touch up and just realizing that Thanksgiving is next week? I just cannot even believe how fast time has flown. I am extremely overdue for a trip to the salon myself. This post is sponsored by Gray Away, but all opinions are my own. Quick and Easy Root Touch Up With all of the things that busy moms (and people in general) have on their plate during the holidays, how in the world … [Read more...]

Black Friday Survival Kit from Shopular

Black Friday Survival Kit from Shopular

Black Friday shopping can be intense. You should not go without a plan. You should not go without supplies. Be prepared. This post is sponsored by Shopular. I received a survival kit and compensation for this post, but all opinions are my own. I have only ventured out a few times on Black Friday. It wasn't pretty because I did not have a good plan, and I was definitely lacking supplies. I … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #CookingUpGood Twitter Party

RSVP for the #CookingUpGood Twitter Party

Thanksgiving is so close I can almost taste all the delicious food. Speaking of food, we are kicking off the holiday season right with a fun chance to chat about ways to use leftovers and create delicious recipes. This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox about Kraft Cooking Up Good, all opinions are my own. Yummy food is one of the things that makes the holidays the best. That's why we are … [Read more...]

Reduce Energy Costs with Solar Power #WinSolar Sweepstakes

Reduce Energy Costs with Solar Power #WinSolar Sweepstakes

The ability to reduce energy costs with solar power is becoming a reality. This is a sponsored post through Markerly and SunPower, but all opinions are my own. Solar power is starting to become more available and it's really exciting. What once seemed like a futuristic dream is now starting to become more attainable. It's actually taking off a lot quicker than I realized. The Solar Energy … [Read more...]

Mac and Cheese Pasta Side Dish Recipe

Mac and Cheese Pasta Side Dish Recipe

Mac and cheese squares are a great addition to any menu when you know you might have picky eaters at the table. I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central for the National Pasta Association. I received pasta samples and a stipend to facilitate the creation of pasta recipes as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. At most family gatherings you … [Read more...]

Importance of Date Night #OutbackBestMates

Importance of Date Night #OutbackBestMates

Date night is something all couples should make time for. Whether you've been married for decades or just started dating, date nights are a great way to connect. This post is brought to you by Outback Steakhouse. As an Outback Bestmate I received compensation, but all opinions are my own. Date Night at Outback Steakhouse Mike and I have not had an actual vacation together since our wedding. … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #HeartMyHair Twitter Party

RSVP for the #HeartMyHair Twitter Party

Photo Credit: Great Contradictions Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about hairstyles! On November 25, 2014 at 1:00pm ET, please join us for the #HeartMyHair Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing the new Conair Curl Secret and the Infiniti Pro 3Q hair dryer, and giving you a chance to win prizes! Throughout the holiday season there are many … [Read more...]

Our Favorite XFINITY X1 Features and $100 Giveaway

Our Favorite XFINITY X1 Features

Our XFINITY X1 boxes from Comcast have been installed and getting to know them has been fun. Last month I announced my exciting partnership with Comcast. As promised, I will now be telling you more about the XFINITY X1 system and all its amazing features. This post is sponsored by XFINITY, but all opinions are my own. See more disclosure details below. Our Comcast technician arrived … [Read more...]

NCAA Bowl Game Sweepstakes and Savings #PregamePride

NCAA Bowl Game Sweepstakes and Savings #PregamePride

This NCAA Bowl Game info is a win for everyone. Find out how to stock up on all your pregame grooming needs, and also how you can score a chance to win a trip to a game. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, but all opinions are my own. You know your favorite athletes all have their own pregame rituals, but what about you? Some fans have superstitious routines like, wearing lucky underwear, … [Read more...]

5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Men – Manly Gifts

5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Men - Manly Gifts

Christmas gift ideas for men can be difficult to think of at times. I know a few men in my life that don't have many hobbies outside of work, so it's hard to think of a creative gift idea for them. Recently we received a few products for review to help give us some ideas. Although some items shown were received for free and/or we are affiliates of the company, all opinions are our … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party

#MyMarianos Twitter Party 11-18

Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about Thanksgiving dinners! On November 18, 2014 at 12:00pm CT / 1:00pm ET, please join us for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing the holiday season and the best ways to prepare for celebrations, and giving you a chance to win prizes! It's time to start thinking about holiday meal-planning … [Read more...]

How to Take Advantage of Walmart’s Black Friday Deals

How to Take Advantage of Walmart's Black Friday Deals

Black Friday has long been one of the most popular shopping days of the year. People rush out to stores the day after Thanksgiving to start their Holiday shopping and take advantage of the extreme deals offered by a variety of retailers. According to US News and World Report, the $57 billion spent on Black Friday in 2013 was a 2 percent decrease in spending, but it still means that hundreds of … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #HPShowandTech Twitter Party

RSVP for the #HPShowandTech Twitter Party

New tech products are coming out all of the time. It can be overwhelming to know which ones are the best fit for you and your family. That's why HP’s Show & Tech Live demonstrations can be a huge help. They showcase their fabulous products, tell you all about the features, and even allow you to ask questions to help you decide. That’s what we’ll be chatting about at the #HPShowAndTech Twitter … [Read more...]

Sprint Upgrades in Chicago #MC #SprintMom #BoostMom

Sprint Upgrades in Chicago #MC #SprintMom #BoostMom

Sprint has upgraded throughout the Chicagoland area, drastically improving their service. I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Sprint. I received a sample device to facilitate my review. Sprint upgraded their cell towers and replaced equipment at cell sites to provide customers with better service. They now run on Sprint Spark and LTE service that delivers … [Read more...]

Watch out for Migrating Chips in your Pets

Sleeping Grump

So, migrating chips is a thing. I had no idea until a recent trip to the vet. All of our pets are micro-chipped, and we usually never give it another thought after it's done. I guess it's pretty rare, but the chips can move and end up in a place that's more difficult to scan. For a while now, I have noticed a small, hard line when I pet The Grump. It's right above his left front leg and … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #MoreIsBeautiful Twitter Party

#MoreIsBeautiful Twitter Party 11-12-14

Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about hair and beauty! On November 12, 2014 at 1:00pm ET, please join us for the #MoreIsBeautiful Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing all things beautiful hair, learning about Womens’ Rogaine and giving you a chance to win prizes! Joining us is a celebrity hair stylist, Jill Crosby, who is certain to have lots … [Read more...]

When Pet Shedding Takes Over #NeatoBestPetVacuum

When Pet Shedding Takes Over #NeatoBestPetVacuum

Pet shedding is a huge, ongoing issue in this home. Back when Mike and I wanted to get our first pet together, we unanimously agreed that a German Shepherd was the best choice. When we found out there were white German Shepherds we thought that was even cooler. It's a known fact that shepherds make fantastic pets, and are among one of the smartest dog breeds, but boy do they shed. And I swear I … [Read more...]

Best Buy Holiday Shopping Event #BBYShoppingEvent

Best Buy Holiday Shopping Event #BBYShoppingEvent

Get a jump on your holiday shopping. If you are anything like me, you promise yourself you will start early every single year. Time flies by, so don't hesitate. Stores, like Best Buy, are already getting their holiday shopping deals ready. 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. Best Buy Holiday … [Read more...]

Expand Your Family Tree with Ancestry DNA

Expand Your Family Tree with Ancestry DNA

Ancestry is something I got into a few years back thanks to my Grandfather. He enlisted me to find out more about his family tree. I headed straight to ancestry.com since I had already heard good things about them. Fast forward to a few months ago, and I had the opportunity to work with them. I received an Ancestry DNA test at no cost. All opinions are my own. Expand Your Family Tree with … [Read more...]

Blog Income Report October 2014

Monthly Blog income report

Here is my blog income from several affiliate sites for the month of October. 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: $57.76 WeUseCoupons.com: … [Read more...]

Monthly Traffic Report for October 2014

traffic reports

Here is my traffic report for October 2014… I share this to help bloggers get ideas of where to possibly list giveaways or promote posts for more exposure. Top 10 sources: direct: 7,683 stumbleupon.com: 5,228 google.com: 3,113 pinterest.com: 2,263 twitter: 1,443 online-sweepstakes.com: 788 facebook.com: 773 mailchimp email: 618 facebook.com: 733 yahoo.com: … [Read more...]

Thrive During the Holidays Giveaway

Thrive from Level

The holiday season is here, and it's time to thrive. Every ounce of my body wants to hibernate once the weather cools. It's important to fight that since this truly is the busiest season. THRIVE from Level is here to help. Products were received for review, but all opinions are my own. Help your Body Thrive Fall brings chilly weather and the desire to warm up with cozy clothes and comfort … [Read more...]

Giveaway Winners September and October 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...]

Ross Dress For Less New Chicago Location and Giveaway #RossonRandolph

Ross Dress For Less New Chicago Location #RossonRandolph

Ross Dress For Less is quickly becoming one of my new favorite stores. They recently hosted a fabulous event to celebrate their new location in Chicago. I was honored to attend to get to know more about the brand. I received compensation, but all opinions are my own. Ross Dress For Less New Chicago Location I'm not sure when or why it happened, but I've always thought that Ross was a … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Dog Nutrition #WholeBodyHealth

The Grump

Dog nutrition is extremely important to us. Having opportunities like this one allows me to keep learning about what is best for our guys. This post is sponsored by Natural Balance and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Original Ultra Whole Body Health Pet Food, but Sweep Tight only shares information we feel is relevant to our … [Read more...]

Easy Creamy Chipotle Onion Dip Recipe #TabascoHellmanns

Easy Creamy Chipotle Onion Dip Recipe #TabascoHellmanns

Dip is one thing that's easy to whip up. With only a few ingredients, you can be ready to serve an easy dip to guests in no time. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, all opinions are my own. With game days and holidays coming up, it can be very helpful to have a few easy dip recipes up your sleeve! Easy Creamy Chipotle Onion Dip Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup Hellmann’s Real Mayonnaise 2 … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #CulturelleKids Twitter Party and Giveaway

RSVP for the #CulturelleKids Twitter Party and Giveaway

This party, prizes and post were sponsored by Culturelle, all opinions are my own. Fall is a special time for kids. Days filled with outdoor sports and activities, trick-or-treating, school days with friends, and holidays with the whole family. In order to make warm memories, especially during these chilly months, your little ones need to be feeling their best! Hope you'll join us for an hour … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #PurinaHalloweenWM Twitter Party

RSVP for the #PurinaHalloweenWM Twitter Party

Halloween is almost here! There is so much fun in store for all of us and we promise that it's all treats and no tricks! I'm officially inviting you to kick off Halloween week with a fun chance to chat about ways to celebrate and treat your pets. Celebrate Halloween this year with Beggin' - The Official Dog Treat of Halloween™! Head to the Purina Pet Park where you can play the Treat Seeker game … [Read more...]

16 Halloween Cakes and Cupcakes Recipes

16 Halloween Cakes and Cupcakes Recipes

Halloween is almost here and so far I am seeing lots of treats and no tricks! In fact, sites like Foodie.com are just crawling with delicious treats for Halloween. This post is sponsored by Foodie. All opinions are my own. I decided to create a collection of Halloween cakes and cupcakes. My favorite part about the holiday is the treats! As always, I am in awe of the creativity that goes into … [Read more...]

Consolidate your Messaging Apps #MessageHubApp

Consolidate your Messaging Apps #MessageHubApp

Messaging apps are everywhere, and I know my devices are full of them. Between all the social media apps, it's easy to spend tons of time jumping from each one. MessageHub is helps me pull them all into one place and communicate more efficiently. This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. Consolidate your Messaging Apps #MessageHubApp Being a blogger and active in social media, I … [Read more...]

Easy Eczema Relief #AveenoEczemaTherapy #MC

Easy Eczema Relief #AveenoEczemaTherapy #MC

Eczema is starting to make an appearance in this house already. The temps haven't even dropped much below 50 yet, but our skin is already protesting. I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for #AveenoEczemaTherapy. I received a sample to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating, but all opinions are my own. Easy Eczema Relief … [Read more...]

2015 Mitsubishi Mirage – Practical Car with Perks

2015 Mitsubishi Mirage - Practical Car with Perks

The 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage is an excellent option for a person who is looking to buy a new car that is affordable but also has perks. We received a Mitsubishi Mirage to drive for a week in order to provide our honest opinions about it. 2015 Mitsubishi Mirage Let me first just remind everyone that I am used to driving my Chevy Avalanche. It's huge. It's a drastic difference for me to get into … [Read more...]

Great White Shepherd, a Grumpkin, and a FrankenZombie

Great White Hilo

We have our Halloween pet costumes all ready to go. PetSmart sent us a variety of Halloween goodies including pet costumes and toys. All opinions are our own. Pet costumes for Halloween are just so fun. We love to dress our guys up, and if it were up to me, they would be in some sort of costume all year round. Great White Shepherd, a Grumpkin, and a FrankenZombie PetSmart surprised us with … [Read more...]

Bite Into Ice Cream without Tooth Pain #SensiStopStrips

Bite Into Ice Cream without Tooth Pain #SensiStopStrips

Tooth pain once interfered with the blissful joy that I experience while eating ice cream. Ice cream is my all time favorite treat and could even be considered a borderline addiction of mine. Sensitive teeth are not something you want when enjoying deliciousness. This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Crest. All opinions are my own. Bite Into Ice Cream without Tooth Pain Perhaps ice cream … [Read more...]

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