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 +

8 Tips for Fighting Seasonal Congestion

8 Tips for Fighting Seasonal Congestion

As the weather warms, seasonal congestion just comes with the territory. I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Zarbee’s Naturals. I received a promotional item and a product sample as a thank you for participating. Seasonal congestion is no stranger around here. Mike and I both have already been sneezing quite a bit. It's not ideal to walk around drowsy all the … [Read more...]

Dog Weight Loss Help with Hill’s #HillsPet Giveaway

Dog Weight Loss Help with Hill’s #HillsPet

Dog weight loss is a tricky subject. We often show our love for our pets with food, so depriving them seems cruel. You can't explain to them why you are putting them on a "diet", so looking into those puppy dog eyes can be horrible. This post is sponsored by Hill’s. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Hill’s Prescription Diet Metabolic Food, but Sweep Tight only shares … [Read more...]

Pancake Muffin Recipe Using Pumpkin #PumpkinCan

Pancake Muffin Recipe Using Pumpkin #PumpkinCan

This post brought to you by Libby's. All opinions are 100% mine. Pumpkin is an extremely versatile vegetable and should not be limited to only fall recipes. Sure, everyone loves pumpkin pie and other deliciously sweet pumpkin goodies around Thanksgiving, but what about the rest of the year? In this house you can find a Pumpkin Can in the cabinet all year round. Pumpkin is a superfood. … [Read more...]

Suave Professionals® Natural Infusion Sweepstakes and Giveaway

Suave Professionals® Natural Infusion Sweepstakes and Giveaway

Are you dreaming of the beach and tropical locations like I am? Well, thanks to my partnership with Lunchbox, I discovered the Suave Professionals® Natural Infusion sweepstakes. Design a gorgeous postcard for a friend and be entered for a chance to win a relaxing getaway. Suave Professionals® Natural Infusion brings out the goodness in your hair. What better way to show that than by letting … [Read more...]

20 Fitness Tips to Come out of Hibernation Mode #HMSpring

20 Fitness Tips to Come out of Hibernation Mode #HMSpring

Hibernation mode is over and it can be a doozy to readjust. This is a sponsored post with the Niche Parent Network & Conference. All opinions are my own. I am by no means a fitness professional, but I thought I would share some tips that have worked for me. The polar vortex and never-ending winter really did a number on me this year. It's time to take the right fitness steps for a happy and … [Read more...]

Fight Toxins with Seventh Generation #FightToxins

Fight Toxins with Seventh Generation #FightToxins

Let's ban together to fight toxins with Seventh Generation. I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central for Seventh Generation. I received a promotional item and product samples as a thank you for participating. All opinions are my own. Toxic chemicals are all around us and more than 80,000 of them have never been fully tested for their effects on our health and the environment. … [Read more...]

New Bissell Steam Mop Available at Best Buy #BissellatBestBuy

New Bissell Steam Mop available at Best Buy

The Bissell Steam Mop is now available at Best Buy! 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. All opinions are my own. New Bissell Steam Mop available at Best Buy I was raised to never mop. Only to get down on my hands and knees and scrub that floor. And then... I grew up. The reality of this … [Read more...]

Join me for the #WalgreensRX Twitter Party

#WalgreensRX Twitter Party #shop

Pets are part of the family and it's important to do whatever we can to keep them happy and healthy. Sometimes they require medicine just like we humans. Thankfully, medication for pets is now available at Walgreens. Walgreens pharmacists can fill human-analogous pet prescriptions at over 8,000 locations nationwide, making it a lot more convenient for us to help our furry family. Simply register … [Read more...]

Nutella Coffee Frappuccino Recipe

Nutella Coffee Frappuccino Recipe

Lately I have been experimenting with frappuccino recipes. If the weather ever warms up, they are my go-to afternoon drink. I want to have as many DIY recipes on hand so I can save money avoiding daily trips to coffeehouses. Ever since I made this green tea frappuccino, I have been on quite a mission. Nutella Coffee Frappuccino Recipe I have heard that Starbucks has a "secret menu" that … [Read more...]

Digitally Organize with Office 365 Personal #OfficeGiveaway Sweepstakes

Digitally Organize with Office 365 Personal #OfficeGiveaway Sweepstakes

Having worked in an office most of my life, I like to digitally organize using Microsoft Office. Thanks to my partnership with Lunchbox, I now know of more affordable options for home. This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. Since I am almost 100% working from home now, there are some things that I tend to miss from the office. The full Microsoft Office line-up being one of … [Read more...]

Taking Steps Towards Natural Pet Products #PawNatural

Taking Steps Towards Natural Pet Products #PawNatural

We have been trying to make more natural choices for the humans in this house, so why not for the pets, as well? This post is sponsored by Only Natural Pet on behalf of the BlogPaws Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Only Natural Pet, but Sweep Tight only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Only Natural Pet is not responsible for the … [Read more...]

Eat More Whole Grain Bread with Roman Meal Giveaway

Eat More Whole Grain Bread with Roman Meal

We have been eating more whole grain bread since trying Roman Meal. I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Roman Meal. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. Eat More Whole Grain Bread with Roman Meal Whole grain bread has been something I have struggled with. Since I was raised on … [Read more...]

Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard from Best Buy

Logitech Smart Keyboard to Use with Roku or Smart TV

The Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard provides one-touch media control for your devices. 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. All opinions are my own. With so many gadgets and devices available to us these days, it's nice to be able to control them all easily. Grabbing a remote for this and a … [Read more...]

Sell Your Designer Handbags at OnQueStyle Sweepstakes

Sell Your Designer Handbags at OnQueStyle Sweepstakes

Designer handbags are fun to own, but even more fun to switch up frequently. I have partnered with OnQueStyle to let you know how you can sell your used designer handbags, and have the chance to win a previously owned Louis Vuitton Hampstead PM Handbag. Sell Your Designer Handbags and Apparel at OnQueStyle OnQueStyle is a premier designer consignment boutique located in Orange County. This … [Read more...]

Trip of a Lifetime from Rite Aid and Degree Sweepstakes

Trip of a lifetime from Rite Aid and Degree Sweepstakes

Warmer weather is coming. That means more activities and more sweating. Thanks to my partnership with Lunchbox, I now know of the new Degree MotionSense™. Mike and I can both benefit from this new formula while we DO:MORE this Spring! I am a sweaty human. I am old enough to have made peace with this fact. During my teenage years it was downright horrifying and added to the many insecurities … [Read more...]

Treating Pet Behavioral Problems Naturally #PawNatural

Treating Pet Behavioral Problems Naturally

Pet behavioral problems can be quite a challenge to deal with. For some, they can even be a deal-breaker for keeping a pet. Well, thanks to my partnership with Only Natural Pet, I am learning that there are many natural products out there to help with a wide variety of issues. This post is sponsored by Only Natural Pet on behalf of the BlogPaws Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping … [Read more...]

Easy Cool Whip Cookies and Coupons.com #EasterDealsHunt Giveaway

Easy Cool Whip Cookies

Cool Whip cookies are beyond easy to whip up in no time. I have made them before a little differently, but this time I used Funfetti cake mix for a colorful Easter look. This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Coupons.com. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. Easy Cool Whip Cookies Cool Whip cookies only require 2-3 … [Read more...]

Join me for the #BeautyInspiration Twitter Party

#BeautyInspiration Twitter Party #shop

Image credit: Hairspray & High Heels Makeup can be a quick and easy way to change up your look. It's never been easier to experiment with new trends through video tutorials and tips available across the web. Creating the look that is right for you can help inspire confidence and make you feel fantastic. Join us for a fun chat about beauty. From creating a flawless face with Rimmel Stay Matte … [Read more...]

Tasty Breakfast Options with Nature Valley

Tasty Breakfast Options with Nature's Valley

Breakfast is usually a quick meal around here. There's lots of rushing around in the mornings and it's ideal to have something easy to grab. Nature Valley sent us a variety of their products for review. All opinions are my own. Tasty Breakfast Options with Nature Valley Mike took off with a bag of the Nature Valley Protein Crunchy Granola before I could even grab my camera. Being the husband … [Read more...]

RedStar Shades $500 Coupon Code for Sunglasses

RedStar Shades $500 Coupon Code for Sunglasses

RedStar Shades sent me a pair of sunglasses and I am an affiliate of the company. In any case, all opinions are my own. It's finally spring and hopefully that means lots of sunshine. It's important to always protect your eyes with high quality sunglasses. RedStar Shades RedStar Shades is a brand that specializes in polarized, sports, and fashion sunglasses. They also have a variety of other … [Read more...]

Increase Home Security with WatchBot

Increase Home Security with WatchBot

Home security is our main focus lately. We were sent a WatchBot for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Ever since our house was burglarized, we have been exploring home security options. The technology these days is amazing and of course, we wish that we would have gotten on board with it sooner. Increase Home Security with WatchBot Unfortunately, people seem to beef up their home … [Read more...]

My Grandfather and his Life Lessons

My Grandfather and his Life Lessons

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of New York Life for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Being raised by my Grandparents was a blessing in so many ways. Not only are they two of the most wonderful people on the planet, but they taught (and continue to teach) me some valuable lessons in life. New York Life's video really struck a cord with me. It made me think of … [Read more...]

Join Me for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party

#MyMarianos Twitter Party #shop

Photo Credit: ACedarSpoon.comIt is hard to believe that it is finally Spring here in Chicagoland. With the crazy winter weather behind us (well, hopefully we won't get any more snow!), we can all start thinking about eating healthier so we are ready for the summer season! Also, with Earth Day right around the corner, those leafy greens definitely come in handy. Mariano's health key ™ system has … [Read more...]

Degree MotionSense™ DO:MORE this Spring Sweepstakes

Degree with New & Improved MotionSense™ DO:MORE this Spring Sweepstakes

Degree with new & improved MotionSense™ wants you to DO:MORE this Spring. What better way to encourage that than to team up with the U.S. Men's soccer team? This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. Degree is a brand that my husband and I both know well. Each of us find it to be a highly effective product that works well at fighting sweat and odors. I plan to head to … [Read more...]

12 Recipes for Sunday Pizza Night

12 Recipes for Sunday Pizza Night

Sunday is usually pizza night for us. This collection of pizza recipes is sponsored by Foodie. All opinions are my own. Pizza comes in so many varieties these days. Looking at all the mouth watering photos on Foodie makes me want to be more adventurous in the kitchen. Who would have thought that pizza could be so interesting? 12 Recipes for Sunday Pizza Night Check out the collection that I made … [Read more...]

Pack Smarter with TravelWise Packing Cubes Giveaway

Pack Smarter with TravelWise Packing Cubes

I need to pack smarter and TravelWise sent me their packing cubes to help me do so. Products were received free of charge, but all opinions are my own. I am not a newbie when it comes to packing, but I certainly pack like I am. Each time is an unorganized mess. Packing Cubes can help minimize the stress and help you pack smarter. Pack Smarter with TravelWise Packing Cubes Having reviewed … [Read more...]

Dragons Defenders of Berk Part 1 DVD Giveaway

Dragons Defenders of Berk Part 1 DVD

DreamWorks Dragons: Defenders of Berk Part 1 is now available for purchase. I received a copy as an FHEInsider. All opinions are my own. If you saw How to Train Your Dragon and loved it like we did, you won't want to miss this one. It's packed with new dragons and new adventures. Dragons: Defenders of Berk Part 1 Synopsis DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon  fans can soar higher … [Read more...]

Pink is in with Kohl’s Spring Fashion #SpringAtKohls

Pink is in with Kohl’s Spring Fashion #SpringAtKohls

I participated in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Kohl’s. I received a gift card as a thank you for participating. All opinions are my own. Pink is in with Kohl’s Spring Fashion #SpringAtKohls Spring is here and I am eager to switch to spring fashion. With pink being the hot trend, I am even more pumped to update my wardrobe. I just watched the Kohl's Spring Fashion … [Read more...]

Walking with Dinosaurs the Movie Giveaway

Walking with Dinosaurs The Movie

Dinosaurs are interesting at any age, in my opinion, but especially fascinating to children. As an FHEInsider, I received items for this post. All opinions are my own. Walking with Dinosaurs the Movie is available as of March 25, 2014. Walking with Dinosaurs the Movie Synopsis Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and BBC Earth Films invite you to bring home Walking with Dinosaurs The … [Read more...]

Catch It All with Devices from Best Buy

#CatchItAll @BestBuy @BestBuyWolf

Gone are the days that you have to choose one event to watch and stick with it. You can now "catch it all" easily with the help of gadgets from Best Buy. I have been compensated by Best Buy for this post, but all opinions are my own. Catch It All with Devices from Best Buy Being a blogger I am quite used to using multiple screens to stay connected. At anytime you can find me with two … [Read more...]

Join Me for the #ShowAndTech Twitter Party

#HPShowandTech Twitter Party

Do you find yourself overwhelmed by technology? HP's spring Show & Tech Live demonstrations will help by showcasing awesome products! That’s what we’ll be chatting about at the #ShowAndTech Twitter Party, sponsored by Lunchbox. With so many innovative HP products like the TouchSmart Sleekbook to choose from, there's always a new gadget to learn about.  The best part? Live demos can help answer … [Read more...]

Taking the Biz Challenge with a Grape Juice Stain

Biz Challenge with Grape Juice Stain

This post brought to you by Biz Stain & Odor Eliminator. All opinions are 100% mine. We took the Biz Challenge to see if it could remove a grape juice stain. This was my first time using Biz, and I was excited to see how well it would work as a stain fighter. Taking the Biz Challenge with a Grape Juice Stain Since no one had actually spilled anything recently (which is rare), I … [Read more...]

Showing Love for our Pets with Treats

Treats for grump

This post brought to you by Sam's Club. All opinions are 100% mine. Showing love for our pets comes in many forms. Clearly, we bombard our pets with attention of all kinds. They are hugged, squeezed, talked to, played with, and basically treated like members of our family. I have a feeling their favorite form of love is their treats! I have said it before, The Grump is the most … [Read more...]

The Book Thief Movie is Now Available

The Book Thief Movie

The Book Thief is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and digital download. I was sent a copy for my review. All opinions are my own. This highly anticipated film is based on the best-selling book and said to be "One of the best movies of the year". The Book Thief Synopsis Based on the beloved best-selling book comes an “extremely moving” (Leonard Maltin, Indiewire) story of a girl who … [Read more...]

A Food Intolerance Had Me Being Tested for Cancer

Food Intolerance Had Me Being Tested for Cancer

About 6 years ago a food intolerance had doctors testing me for cancer. I am telling the story now because I am reliving it now. It's making me remember the whole hell that I went through for months. This is my own story and not intended to diagnose anyone or anything like that. Just sharing an experience of my own. Just a little history on me, I have always been a notorious yo-yo and fad … [Read more...]

Karina Dresses #Dresstacular $1,000 in Dresses Giveaway

Karina Giveaway

As a part of the Karina #Dresstacular event, I get to try out new Karina dresses about every three weeks. Myself and some other select bloggers are showcasing our own looks and giving examples on how Karina dresses are made for every body type. Part of the fun during this event is giving you the opportunity to win! Giveaways follow each review post, giving our readers the chance at a Karina … [Read more...]

Finding My New Spring Fragrance #Love2Love

Finding My New Spring Fragrance #Love2Love

I received the new spring fragrance line from Coty and have been testing each one out. I let you know about the giveaway sponsored by Lunchbox, but I also wanted to follow up with my thoughts on the scents. It's not something you can do in one day. Olfactory overload kicks in and the scents all blur together. ;) Finding My New Spring Fragrance #Love2Love Typically, I always reach for … [Read more...]

Copycat Starbucks Green Tea Frappuccino Recipe

Copycat Starbucks Green Tea Frappuccino Recipe

A Starbucks Green Tea Frappuccino is one of my favorite drinks to order. Not that I don't love my coffee, but the light and fresh taste of the green tea is a nice way to switch it up. Shelley and I got one every day during our first BlogHer trip. I never even thought to try to make my own. I didn't have a clue how to! Copycat Starbucks Green Tea Frappuccino Recipe After a bit of research, I … [Read more...]

NCAA® Final Four® with Unilever Sweepstakes

NCAA® Final Four® with Unilever Sweepstakes

Attention sports fans! You could win tickets to the 2015 NCAA® Final Four®. This post is brought to you by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. Shopping for your favorite items could score you an amazing trip. NCAA® Final Four® with Unilever Sweepstakes This NCAA® March Madness®, you have the chance to win big with personal care products from Unilever at Walgreens! For us, it's like being … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning with OxiClean #MC

Spring Cleaning with OxiClean #MC

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for OxiClean. I received three product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. We have been trying to get a head start on spring cleaning in this house. Although the weather has not felt much like spring, we are at least trying to plan some projects for when it does finally … [Read more...]

Navy and White Polka Dot Nora Karina Dress #Dresstacular

Navy and White Polka Dot Nora Karina Dress

Karina has sent me several dresses to review.  I am working with a group of fabulous bloggers during the Karina Dresstacular™ Event.  All opinions are my own. My friend, Colleene, and I had a little "modeling shoot" and I just knew she'd look great in the Nora dress from Karina. With the polka dots and red pumps, she reminds me of a 50's pin-up! Navy and White Polka Dot Nora Karina Dress Up … [Read more...]

Affordable Gadget Accessories from BoxWave Giveaway

BoxWave Cases

Gadget accessories are everywhere these days. I received an assortment from BoxWave for review. All opinions are my own. BoxWave has a huge variety of phone, tablet, and even eReader accessories at affordable prices. Affordable Gadget Accessories from BoxWave BoxWave sent me two cases for the iPhone 5, a power bank portable charger, and a stylus for me to check out. I swear I am like a … [Read more...]

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