About Jennifer

Jennifer is the owner of Sweep Tight. She is married to a wonderful man and together they live with their three dogs. When Jen isn't working on her blog, you can find her reading, playing word games, running, doing yoga, or boating on Lake Michigan. Jen is completely in love with all forms of social media. Connect with Jennifer on Google +

#RedVelvetLove $1000 Sweepstakes

#RedVelvetLove Sweepstakes

Photo Credit: ASimplePantry How will you treat your Valentine? Showing you care with delicious, home-baked treats is always a hit, more so when you add special ingredients like M&M’s® Red Velvet. Discover inspiration for your Valentine baking through easy and creative recipes available on the Red Velvet Love Recipe Board on Pinterest. Speaking of treats, how would a $1000 Shopping Spree … [Read more...]

Fun Serving Items from LTD Commodities Giveaway

Chips n' dip bowl from LTD Commodities

LTD Commodities has so many fun items to help throw parties and gatherings. LTD Commodities sponsored this post. All opinions are my own. Shopping on the LTD website is seriously a blast. Not only do they have a huge collection of cool items, but their prices are amazing. Fun Serving Items from LTD Commodities Defense Dip (recipe here) in the Chips 'n' Dip Bowl. With the "Big Game" this weekend … [Read more...]

Suave Products from Family Dollar Savings and Sweepstakes #SuaveNSave

Suave Products from Family Dollar Savings and Sweepstakes #SuaveNSave

Our Family Dollar recently moved and expanded. The store is now closer to me and has even more to offer. Their prices are awesome, especially on my favorite Suave products. Sponsored post by Lunchbox; all opinions are 100% my own. Suave Products from Family Dollar - Savings I made pretty generic goals for the new year. Eat better, save more money, take better care of myself... the usual. … [Read more...]

#RedVelvetLove Recipe Party on Pinterest

#RedVelvetLove Recipe Party on Pinterest

Photo Credit: FrugalLivingMom Whether you’ll be making Valentine treats for family, friends or a special someone, you’ll want to mark your calendar and join us for the Red Velvet Love Recipe Party on Pinterest! We’ll be sharing easy and creative recipes perfect for everyday to special days, made delicious with M&M’s® Red Velvet! To add a fun twist to our festivities, when you join the party … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #GiveMe4GLTE Twitter Party

#GiveMe4GLTE Twitter Party Jan26 3pmET

Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about Walmart Family Mobile 4G LTE Plans! On January 26, 2015 at 3:00pm ET, please join us for the #GiveMe4GLTE Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing 4G LTE and a variety of amazing smartphones, and giving you a chance to win prizes! With tax time approaching and with it the hopes of a little "extra" money, it … [Read more...]

5 Things I Love about XFINITY Internet $100 Giveaway

XFINITY Internet for the fastest in-home WiFi

XFINITY Internet has always been the best choice for us in the area that we live. I must say that with the new XFINITY System, I have only noticed improvements. Disclosure: Post and giveaway sponsored by XFINITY, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. For the most part, I had always been pretty pleased with XFINITY Internet in this house. As a blogger who works … [Read more...]

Mom’s Recipe for Oatmeal Cookies

Mom's Recipe for Oatmeal Cookies

Mike has been requesting oatmeal cookies for quite some time now. What better recipe to use than his own mother's? My mother-in-law had given me a bunch of her amazing recipes. I have finally started to put them to good use. Mom's Oatmeal Cookies Recipe Ingredients: 2 cups butter (4 sticks) 2 cups granulated sugar 2 cups brown sugar 4 eggs 2 tsp vanilla 1/4 cup water 4 … [Read more...]

Romantic and Feminine Bedroom Ideas

Romantic and Feminine Bedroom Ideas

There are many rooms that need updating in our house. I have been looking for bedroom ideas to make the room more flirty and feminine. Mike and I came to an agreement that he can decorate the living room if I am allowed to do whatever I want with the bedroom decor. This post is sponsored by Lush Decor, and I am an affiliate with the company. All opinions are my own. Romantic and Feminine Bedroom … [Read more...]

Breakfast Sandwiches Under 300 Calories

Breakfast Sandwiches Under 300 Calories

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jimmy Dean® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Breakfast sandwiches are a great way to fuel you up for your day. My hard working hubby likes to eat a breakfast sandwich on his way to work. Most of the time this consists of him going through a drive-thru. That's not ideal for either his waistline or our bank account. I would love to make them … [Read more...]

18 Chicken Casserole Recipes

18 Chicken Casserole Recipes

A chicken casserole makes an excellent dinner all in one pan. Ever since I started using a Crock Pot, casserole recipes seem to have taken a back seat. This post is sponsored by Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. 18 Chicken Casserole Recipes Check out Chicken Casserole Recipes by Jennifer Soltys at Foodie.com It's winter, and we are all about the comfort foods. Warm, cheesy, carb-loaded … [Read more...]

Fluff the Love Nest with a Cooling Pillow Giveaway

Fluff the Love Nest with a Cooling Pillow

Valentine's day is almost here. Consider adding a cooling pillow to your love nest. The gift of comfort is always a winner in my book. I have never really been a flowers and chocolates type of girl. I appreciate any and all gifts that I am given, but in all honesty, I would prefer one that keeps on giving. I was sent a cooling pillow for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Fluff the … [Read more...]

Join me for the #BePeerless125 Twitter Party

Join me for the #BePeerless125 Twitter Party

I have a slight obsession with office supplies. Give me a good pen and desk planner, and I will be a happy camper. A high-quality fountain pen just screams class to me. It's a reminder that writing is beautiful, even in such a digital world. This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. Cross Pens is celebrating the 125th anniversary of their Peerless Collection. Cross is America's … [Read more...]

Oatmeal Pudding Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Pudding Cookies Recipe

I found this oatmeal pudding cookies recipe in a magazine that I get monthly. Anything with instant pudding in the mix is usually delicious, so I had to give it a try. After doing a Google search, I also found the recipe here. I modified it slightly but didn't stray too far off from the original recipe. Mike got me a KitchenAid standing mixer for Christmas. That's what is causing my sudden … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party

#MyMarianos Twitter Party Jan-21 12pmCT

Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about New Year's resolutions! On January 21, 2015 at 12:00pm CT/1:00pm ET, please join us for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing how Mariano's can help you make better choices, and giving you a chance to win prizes! Like most people, we have made a resolution to eat better this year. This can … [Read more...]

Best Breaded Pork Chops Recipe

Best Breaded Pork Chops Recipe

Mike requests this breaded pork chops recipe at least once a week. My friend had given me this recipe a while back, and it's been a favorite since then. I am not sure where she originally got it, but it's too good not to share. Plus, it's super easy. Mike calls this the "best breaded pork chops ever with the special gravy." Well, {spoiler alert} the special gravy is Campbell's Cream of Mushroom … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #MullerMoment Twitter Party

#MullerMoment Twitter Party Jan 16 1pmEST

Photo Credit: Mama Plus One Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about a great alternative to ice cream! On January 16, 2015 at 1:00pm ET, please join us for the #MullerMoment Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing the new Müller® Ice Cream Inspired Yogurt and the best ways to serve it, and giving you a chance to win prizes! Check for upcoming demos … [Read more...]

How to Clean a Bathroom Effectively #BehindClosedDoors

How to Clean a Bathroom Effectively #BehindClosedDoors

It's as important to know how to clean a bathroom properly as it is to clean it at all. The bathroom is really the grossest room in the house. It's full of bacteria and germs, and we humans are much more disgusting than we'd like to admit. That's why I've decided to give you all the info you need on how to clean a bathroom effectively. I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of … [Read more...]

Living Healthy with bistroMD #bistroMDdiet Giveaway

Living Healthy with bistroMD #bistroMDdiet

Living healthy is what it's all about this time of year. New Year's resolutions are flying around like kites on a windy summer day. Guess what? Most of them are going to get about as far as a lead balloon. I say this from experience. At least I know that with bistroMD, I can get the food part of my healthy new year off on the right foot. This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my … [Read more...]

Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe

Cookie dough truffles are a little too easy to make. Not sure if it's good that I know this, because they are also irresistible. Using my Cookie Doughlicious book that I received for review, I chose to make the cookie dough truffles. The truffles are good with any of the dough recipes, but I had just made snickerdoodle cookie dough. Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough Truffles Recipe After you have … [Read more...]

Eight Ways to Prepare Your Car for Winter Weather Giveaway

Eight Ways to Prepare Your Car for Winter Weather

Winter. It's finally here, and with it comes snow, ice, salt, and a slew of other hazards. Because winter weather is so hazardous, we have to do all we can to ensure that our cars are in good working order. Keeping our vehicles maintained can cut down on at least a few of the dangerous variables of the winter months. I am working with the International Carwash Association to share these tips. … [Read more...]

Snickerdoodle Edible Cookie Dough Recipe

Snickerdoodle Edible Cookie Dough Recipe

Raw cookie dough is the best part about making cookies if you ask me. As a child, I was always told that it was unsafe to eat too much raw cookie dough. Of course, I rebelled against this nonsense at every chance that I got. Pretty sure I never got sick from eating it, and I do believe it's a myth. But, just to be on the safe side, there are recipes out there for edible cookie batter. Dough you … [Read more...]

Reduce Signs of Aging at Home #MyDermaWand

Reduce Signs of Aging at Home #MyDermaWand

Signs of aging are written all over my face. Every day I seem to notice a new spot or wrinkle. I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for DermaWand. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. When I was younger I would lay out in the sun for hours without a care in the world. I was a frequent … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #GameTimeHero Twitter Party

#GameTimeHero Twitter Party 1-9 1pm EST

Photo Credit: Renee's Kitchen Adventures Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about Tyson hot deli items! On January 9, 2015 at 1:00pm ET, please join us for the #GameTimeHero Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing game day party meal ideas, and giving you a chance to win prizes! My favorite part of game day is the snacks. Chicken wings are a … [Read more...]

Sharp AQUOS Crystal Smartphone – Like a Tiny TV

Sharp AQUOS Crystal Smartphone - Like a Tiny TV #SprintMom #BoostMom #MC #sponsored

The Sharp AQUOS Crystal Smartphone reminds me of a tiny TV. The crystal clear screen feels like I am watching a miniature version of our HD TV. I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for Sprint. I received a sample device to facilitate my review. Sharp AQUOS Crystal Smartphone Sharp has been a well-known company for its electronics. The Sharp AQUOS … [Read more...]

Omaha Steaks Grand Grillers Gift Giveaway

Omaha Steaks Grand Grillers Gift

Omaha Steaks is a brand you will find in our freezer throughout most of the year. It's a gift we like to give ourselves. So far, everything we have tried from Omaha Steaks has been top quality. There's no need to go to a pricey steakhouse when you can whip up a complete meal from the comfort of your own home. This post is brought to you by Omaha Steaks. All opinions are my own. Backyard … [Read more...]

Smoosh Cookies Cookie Recipe

Smoosh Cookies Cookie Recipe

My mother-in-law gave me a cookie recipe for Smoosh Cookies. She suggested that it would be great for my nieces and nephews. Once I saw the ingredients, I decided it would be great for Mike and I. ;) Seeing how easy Smoosh Cookies are to make sealed the deal. All it is is two packages of cookie dough and a cream cheese mixture. Here is what you need. Smoosh Cookies Cookie … [Read more...]

Easy Breakfast Recipes for Hectic Mornings

Easy Breakfast Recipes for Hectic Mornings

Easy breakfast recipes are needed for hectic holiday mornings. We seem to get so caught up with shopping, meal planning, baking, and everything else to do with the holidays, that breakfasts can take a back seat. Easy breakfast recipes, or ones that can be prepared ahead of time, can be helpful this time of year. A lot of people have guests staying with them over the holidays. In that case, … [Read more...]

Cameras at Best Buy #CamerasatBestBuy

DSLR Pictures of the Christmas tree

Photography is a growing interest of mine thanks to blogging. Best Buy has an amazing selection of the latest models of cameras and camcorders. 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.  Before the blog, I had little interest in photography. Sure, I liked to take pictures, but the actual art of … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Ideas from Best Buy #HintingSeason

Holiday Gift ideas from Best Buy #HintingSeason

We've been talking a lot about Best Buy this holiday season. It only makes sense, really. Gadgets are on the top of everyone's wish list this season, and Best Buy is our go-to store for electronics. 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. There's still time to grab the perfect gift for everyone … [Read more...]

Holiday Traditions with Christmas Movies and $100 Giveaway

Holiday Traditions with Christmas Movies

Christmas movies are a large part of our yearly holiday traditions. No matter how busy the season gets, we make it a point to sit by the fireplace and enjoy our favorite Christmas movies. XFINITY has sponsored this post. All opinions are my own. Holiday Traditions with Christmas Movies I am going to be honest. Mike gets way more excited to watch Christmas movies than I do. He's the one who … [Read more...]

Chase Ultimate Rewards – Rewards You can use This Holiday Season

Chase Ultimate Rewards

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chase Ultimate Rewards for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Lately, it seems like every time I turn on the television, I see another commercial for a rewards credit card. It's become the big thing, and I get it. I know I certainly want to get something back from all the money I have to spend. That's why I'm excited about Chase Ultimate Rewards. … [Read more...]

Best Buy Renovations in the Chicagoland Area

Best Buy Renovations in the Chicagoland Area

Best Buy has invested millions to renovate several stores within the Chicagoland area. As a Best Buy blogger, I was compensated to create this post. All opinions are my own. Orland Park is one of the Best Buy locations that has been revamped. As frequent shoppers at that location, Mike and I were eager to see the changes. Best Buy Renovations in Orland Park Upon entering the building, we … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Spice Dip Recipe and Kraft Foods Sweepstakes #CookingUpGood

Pumpkin Spice Dip #cookingupgood

Need some last minute recipes to add to your holiday menu? The Kraft Foods Hub is here to help. They have a selection of delicious and creative recipes, sure to please your guests. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. This Christmas we will be heading to my Aunt and Uncle's house. I have been asked to bring an appetizer, a side, and a dessert. I tend to go a little … [Read more...]

#WaysToWow $1000 Sweepstakes

#WaysToWow $1000 Sweepstakes

Photo Credit: BakerByNature Are you looking for Ways To Wow your holiday guests this season? Need quick holiday appetizers and easy holiday cookie recipes that will please but won’t keep you tied up in the kitchen? Discover inspiration for your holiday table on the Ways To Wow Pinterest Board! Speaking of inspiration, how would a $1000 Shopping Spree fit into your holiday plans? Enter the Ways … [Read more...]

7 Exciting Places to Have a Birthday Party

7 Exciting Places to Have a Birthday Party

There are many places to have a birthday party these days. Back when I was young, it was pretty much Showbiz Pizza or Haunted Trails. Kids have much more exciting options these days. Places with lots of activity is a bonus. That way the kids get to burn off some energy while having a birthday celebration blast. Groupon Coupons has sponsored this post. All opinions are my own. 7 Exciting Places to … [Read more...]

16 Recipes for Oatmeal Cookies and Bars

16 Recipes for Oatmeal Cookies and Bars

Oatmeal cookies are one of my favorite kinds of cookies. Oatmeal is such a versatile product, and can be used in so many recipes. Of course, cookies and bars are my favorite. This post is sponsored by Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. 16 Recipes for Oatmeal Cookies and Bars Just the other day we were chatting about all the wonderful things to make with oatmeal. I decided to do a search on … [Read more...]

#OneSmartDifference $1000 Sweepstakes

#OneSmartDifference $1000 Sweepstakes

Photo Credit: AWomanTheWorldDeserves What adventures are ahead for you and your pup and how can you ensure you are providing your pet with the nutrition they need to thrive? Real dogs need real nutrition. Explore stories from real pet owners on the #OneSmartDifference Board on Pinterest and get inspired to take the 28 Day Challenge! Speaking of inspiration, how would a $1000 Shopping Spree fit … [Read more...]

Christmas Gifts for Boys – A Survival Guide

Christmas Gifts for Boys - A Survival Guide

I've been reading a lot of gift guides this holiday season, and while I appreciate that I'll always know what to buy for my niece, I haven't seen very many Christmas guides featuring gifts for boys. I've decided to do my part to make the season bright and make a list of awesome presents for boys, so that we can all get awesome gifts for girls AND for boys. Shopular sponsored this post, and it … [Read more...]

LG 4K TV – The Future is Now #MyPetLovesLG4KTV Giveaway

LG 4K TV - The Future is Now

The future is now, and it's the new LG 4K TV. This bad boy sports over twice as many pixels as the current 1080p televisions out there, and its screen resolution is actually 2160p. That's insane! That's not watching television, that's looking out a window! I'm super excited about this, but I'm not sure how my dogs are going to feel about it. This post is sponsored by LG and the BlogPaws … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #SuaveShinyHair Twitter Party

RSVP for the #SuaveShinyHair Twitter Party

Are you ready for the holidays? Do you like to get a little glamorous for festive parties? We'll be chatting all about ways to feel great just in time for the festivities at the #SuaveShinyHair Twitter Party! This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox, all opinions are my own. We will be discussing how Suave Moroccan hair care products can be purchased at BJ's Wholesale just in time to stock up … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #MyOatsCreation Twitter Party

RSVP for the #MyOatsCreation Twitter Party

Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we're excited to host a party about delicious ways to use 100% whole grain Quaker Oats in your holiday dishes! On Friday, December 12th from 3-4 pm ET, please join us for the #MyOatsCreation Twitter Party where we'll be sharing delicious holiday and breakfast recipes made with 100% whole grain Quaker Oats, and giving you a chance to win … [Read more...]

#OneSmartDifference Pup Party on Pinterest

#OneSmartDifference Pup Party on Pinterest

Photo Credit: Laurie Gallamore When it comes to caring for your dog, the proof is in the results. You want to touch softer coats, look into brighter eyes, and know that your dog is thriving. You want proof that you’re making a difference. Mark your calendar and join us for the #OneSmartDifference Pup Party on Pinterest!  We’ll be sharing tips and ideas to help you treat your pup to the advantages … [Read more...]

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