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 +

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...]

Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Pasta Recipe #MC #PastaFits

Roasted Garlic and Parmesan Pasta Recipe #MC #PastaFits

Pasta is always a safe food to serve in this house. Especially now that the weather is cooling down. Comfort foods are back on the menu in full force. 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 … [Read more...]

Hairfinity Hair Vitamins – Celebrity Hair Secret #hairfinity

Hairfinity Hair Vitamins - Celebrity Hair Secret #hairfinity

Every woman that I know does something to their hair. I think every woman I know at least highlights their hair. It's common to put our locks through a lot these days, so it's important to make sure that we nourish them from within. I received product and compensation for this post. All opinions are my own. Hairfinity Hair Vitamins I am lucky in that my hair has always seemed to grow … [Read more...]

Beware of this Screamsicle Mini Milkshakes Recipe

Beware of this Screamsicle Mini Milkshakes Recipe

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo. All opinions are 100% mine. Looking for a hauntingly delicious Halloween treat? There are so many possibilities using TruMoo. With all of their tasty flavors, you really can't go wrong. This was our first time trying the TruMoo Orange Scream flavor and it's frighteningly scrumptious! I bought some jelly jars with the intention … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #PlatinumPoints Twitter Party

#PlatinumPoints Twitter Party 10-21

Photo Credit: Our Holly Days Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party where we will be talking all about Girl's Night! On Tuesday October 21st at 8:00 PM ET, please join us for the #PlatinumPoints Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing creative ideas to enjoy girl time including music from Miranda Lambert, delicious Crystal Light drink recipes, and … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party

#MyMarianos Twitter Party 10-22-14

Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party to chat about things to do to celebrate fall! On Wednesday, October 22 at 2:00 pm CT/ 3:00 pm ET, please join us for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing fall foods, some great in store events, and giving you a chance to win prizes! Fall has begun and the temperatures are already falling here … [Read more...]

Must Have Gadget for Everyone’s Holiday Wish List

Must Have Gadget for Everyone's Holiday Wish List

Every year there seems to be a must have gadget for everyone's wish list. This year I think it should be the GoPro camera. I don't own one, but I sure am putting one on my list. 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. Must Have Gadget for Everyone's Holiday Wish List Up until a few weeks ago I … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #UbyKotexSweeps Twitter Party

RSVP for the #UbyKotexSweeps Twitter Party

Ladies, it's time to chat about a super TMI topic. No need to be shy as we discuss "that time" all across the twitterverse. Just consider us your girlfriends and let's have fun with it! It's something all of us women have had to go through, so we can all learn from each other. Plus, there's prizes and even a sweepstakes! This is a sponsored post with Lunchbox about U by Kotex Sweepstakes, all … [Read more...]

Prevent Dry Skin with Dove Men+Care #DoveMenRewards Giveaway

Dry skin is for zombies

Dry skin is already upon us in this household. Sure, it's October and fall is here, but that's no reason for Mike and I to have creepy, scaly skin. Save that for the zombies. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, but all opinions are my own. To make my point I have zombified my husband. He will love it. ;) Prevent Dry Skin this Fall with Dove Men+Care Why should women be the only ones with … [Read more...]

Savings Shortcut to Save my Sanity #WMTSavingsCatcher

Savings Shortcut to Save my Sanity #WMTSavingsCatcher

I shopped savvy using Walmart Saving Catcher as part of a sponsored post for Crowdtap #WMTSavingsCatcher. I have tried to be a couponer over and over again, but it makes me nutty. I cut coupons, follow suggested match-ups, and then never go to each suggested store. If I do, my head just spins, and I don't end up scoring the deals anyway. It's just not for me. Thankfully, the Walmart Savings … [Read more...]

DIY Hair Color at Home with Madison Reed

DIY Hair Color at Home with Madison Reed

Hair color is something that I usually have done in a salon. It had been a while, though, and my hair was definitely in need of some brightening up. Thanks to this sponsored opportunity with Madison Reed, I was able to do my own hair color in the comfort of my own home. DIY Hair Color at Home with Madison Reed I am so far from a hair stylist it's not even funny. Seriously, I shock myself if … [Read more...]

Meet the Monster High Freaky Fusion Dolls #FreakyFusion

Meet the Monster High Freaky Fusion Dolls

Monster High has a new blend of ghoulishly gorgeous students. Monster High Freaky Fusion Dolls are here. Get to know the Freaky Fusion crew, Clawvenus™, Cleolei™, Dracubecca™ and Lagoonafire™. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, all opinions are my own. The story behind these new ghouls starts with Frankie. While trying to learn more about her past and family scaritage, she accidentally … [Read more...]

Evolve Fit Wear Gift Card and More Giveaway #FashionistaEvents

Evolve fit wear

It's time for one of the hottest events of the year. If you like fashion get ready to visit some awesome blogs and enter to win some fabulous prizes! Evolve Fit Wear is our sponsor for this event and we are using affiliate links. All opinions are our own. The Fall Fashionista Giveaway Event is hosted by The Chief Blonde at Still Blonde After All These Years and Katy from ModlyChic. All … [Read more...]

Time to Stock the Game and Toy Closet with Hasbro

Electronic scoring Scrabble #Hasbro

Hasbro is here to help add new fun to your game and toy closet. I received an assortment of toys and games from Hasbro for review purposes. All opinions are my own. With cooler weather here, we are officially in hibernation mode. Free time will consist of indoor activities, like game night. Time to Stock the Game and Toy Closet with Hasbro The package that Hasbro sent us truly has something … [Read more...]

Our 2014 Kia Soul Driving Experience

Our 2014 Kia Soul Driving Experience

We were given a 2014 Kia Soul to use for a week in exchange for our honest opinions. Driving new cars is always a treat. Mike and I both enjoy seeing the latest developments in vehicle technology. Our 2014 Kia Soul Driving Experience My first impression of the Kia Soul was a stereotypical "girly" one based only on appearance. I don't love the boxy shape of this vehicle. It does have … [Read more...]

Prep for the Holidays with Appliances from Best Buy

Prep for the Holidays with Appliances from Best Buy

The holidays are coming up fast. Is your kitchen ready for it? Holiday baking, cooking, and preparation of all kinds can put your appliances to the test. I have been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card, but all opinions are my own. Prep for the Holidays with Appliances from Best Buy We don't host any holidays at our house, but I do like to bake treats and make appetizers for … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #PedigreeGives Twitter Party

#PedigreeGives Twitter Party 10-14 1pmEST #shop

Join us for the #PedigreeGives Twitter party! Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about Pedigree dog food! On October 14th, 2014 at 1:00pm ET, please join us for the #PedigreeGives Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing how purchasing Pedigree dog food and plain dog treats will also help shelter dogs. We'll also being giving you the chance to … [Read more...]

Direct Energy Smart Thermostat Sweepstakes #DESmartHome

10 Smart Home Energy Tips from Direct Energy #DESmartHome

A Direct Energy Smart Thermostat is an excellent addition to anyone's home. Controlling the temperature in your home is not only convenient, but it can help save you money. Thank you to Direct Energy for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Living in the crazy Chicago weather, I can really appreciate a device like the Nest Learning Thermostat. Around this time of year, you can … [Read more...]

Natural Dog Food Made in the USA #FarmToBowl #PawNatural

Natural Dog Food Made in the USA

Natural dog food made in the USA is more important to us than ever lately. With so many recent recalls, I feel like we can't be too careful. Plus, we want our guys to get the best nutrition possible to make them happy and healthy. This post is sponsored by Only Natural Pet and the BlogPaws Professional Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about the NEW Canine … [Read more...]

XFINITY Team So Fast Announcement and Giveaway

XFINITY Team So Fast Announcement

XFINITY is kicking off an exciting new program, and I am happy to be a part of their blogger program. Over the next six months, I will be showing you ways that the new XFINITY X1 platform can enhance your life and save your family time. Look forward to fun features and giveaways! This is a compensated program, but all opinions will be my own. XFINITY Team So Fast I had the pleasure of … [Read more...]

Ready for Fall Hair with NEXXUS® at Walgreens Savings

Ready for Fall Hair with NEXXUS® at Walgreens Savings

Fall hair colors tend to be deeper, richer, and more luxurious in my opinion, and I am looking forward to a new hairstyle for the season. To get started with a healthy base, it's best to use great hair products like, NEXXUS®. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, but all opinions are my own. Ready for Fall Hair I am so overdue for a hair change. It's been so long that I now actually know what … [Read more...]

Game Day Freshness with Target and NCAA Savings #PregamePride

Stinky dude in the group

Game day usually consists of a bunch of dudes huddled closely together on someone's couch. This means they should be showered and smelling fresh with their favorite body care brand. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, but all opinions are my own. Until recently, Mike never really cared what kind of body care products were in the bathroom for him. Whatever I purchased he would just use. He's … [Read more...]

Blog Income Report August 2014

Monthly Blog income report

Here is my blog income from several affiliate sites for the month of August. 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: $43.29 -- They also have a new widget that … [Read more...]

Be Prepared with Johnson & Johnson Wound Care #JNJWoundCare

Be Prepared with Johnson & Johnson Wound Care #JNJWoundCare

Being prepared for wounds of all degrees is important. From small bumps and bruises to healing after major surgery, there are many things you can learn to help you handle situations the best. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. Be Prepared with Johnson & Johnson Wound Care One of the most memorable times of my life was when my Grampa had to have his appendix … [Read more...]

Monthly Traffic Report for August 2014

traffic reports

Here is my traffic report for August 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: 7,986 direct: 4,462 pinterest.com: 2,578 google.com: 2,104 twitter: 1,986 online-sweepstakes.com: 960 mailchimp email: 883 feedburner email: 370 facebook.com: 369 yahoo.com: … [Read more...]

Giveaway Winners August 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...]

Outback Family Moments and 10% off Coupon #OutbackBestmates

Outback Family Moments and 10% off Coupon

Outback not only has delicious food, but it's a great place to create family memories. Due to its friendly atmosphere and affordable prices, we can head out to dinner at Outback without breaking the bank. I am an Outback ambassador and received compensation for this post. All opinions are my own. Outback Family Moments Each time we go to Outback we discover another food we love, or another … [Read more...]

Frozen Yogurt Pops Recipe #MonkFruitInTheRaw #MC #Sponsored

Frozen Yogurt Pops Recipe #MonkFruitInTheRaw #MC #Sponsored

Frozen yogurt is one of my favorites. I love frozen treats and feel better when I make my own using yogurt and fruit. I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Monk Fruit In The Raw. I received product samples to facilitate my post as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Monk Fruit In The Raw is something I have used for a … [Read more...]

Crest Sensi-Stop Strips for Sensitive Teeth #SensiStopStrips Giveaway

Crest Sensi-Stop Strips for Sensitive Teeth #SensiStopStrips

Crest has a new line of products to help relieve the pain of tooth sensitivity. This post is sponsored by SheSpeaks and Crest, but all opinions are my own. Crest Sensi-Stop Strips are now available at Walmart. Crest Sensi-Stop Strips for Sensitive Teeth #SensiStopStrips I have had sensitive teeth for as long as I can remember. Due to excessive teeth-grinding and brushing my teeth way too … [Read more...]

DIY Sudsy Lemon Soap Recipe and Palmolive Sweepstakes

DIY Sudsy Lemon Soap Recipe and Palmolive Sweepstakes

Lemon is one of my favorite scents. It's fresh, clean, crisp, and energizing. When I was asked to choose a project to make with Palmolive, I went straight for the Sudsy Lemon Soap. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, but all opinions are my own. Now that we have three dogs, keeping the house smelling fresh is even more challenging. Plus, with Franklin being a puppy, we are still cleaning up … [Read more...]

4 Facts about Fleas that Might Surprise You #Seresto

4 Facts about Fleas that Might Surprise You #Seresto

Fleas are gross. We all know this. They get all over your dog (and sometimes you) and bite. And bite. And bite. They can also infest your house, which is also gross. All grossness aside, there are some facts about fleas that you may not know, but you should. This post is sponsored by Bayer / Seresto and the Pet Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about the Seresto … [Read more...]

Join Me for the #ThomasSchool Twitter Party

Join Me for the #ThomasSchool Twitter Party

Fall is in full swing and kids are headed back to school. That’s why we’re ready to chat about back to school ideas 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! This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox. So many supplies are needed to get everyone on the right … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #TEArifficMeals Twitter Party

#TEArifficMeals Twitter Party 9-24 1pmEST #shop

Join us for the #TEArifficMeals Twitter party! Photo Credit: Craving some Creativity Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about creative and delicious autumn meal pairings! On September 24, 2014 at 1:00pm ET, please join us for the #TEArifficMeals Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing tea time, ways to celebrate autumn, and giving you a … [Read more...]

Pasta with Lemon-Basil Pesto Recipe #PastaFits #MC #sponsored

Pasta with Lemon-Basil Pesto Recipe #PastaFits #MC #sponsored

Pasta is a great comfort food. It's definitely one of my favorite meal options, especially now that the weather is cooling. 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. #PastaFits #MC … [Read more...]

Cake Batter Fruit Dip in my New Tupperware Serving Center Set

Cake Batter Fruit Dip in my New Tupperware Serving Center Set

Tupperware has a few new products out to make your life easier in the kitchen. I received three items in exchange for my honest review. My favorite has to be the Tupperware Serving Center Set. It's great for so many things, like anything that goes with dip. I made my favorite cake batter fruit dip for the last game day. It's always a hit and a great way to sneak some fruit into the … [Read more...]

Dogs that Love Treats – Funny Video

Franklin - Rawhide theif

We now have two dogs that just love treats. This is a Fashionista Events opportunity. I will receive a swag bag of goodies from writing this post. Turns out our new puppy loves treats even more than The Grump. I didn't think that was possible. Ever since we adopted our foster dog, Franklin, handing out treats creates a new type of chaos. Hilo doesn't flip out over treats like the other two. … [Read more...]

Home Automation with Motorized Window Treatments #decorview

Home Automation with Motorized Window Treatments #decorview

Home automation is something I am truly impressed by. The technology just continues to grow and I am fascinated by it. Being the tech-lover that I am, I cannot wait to control everything in my house with an app. This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. Hunter Douglas window treatments from Décorview are a fabulous option for people looking to add motorized window treatments to … [Read more...]

Importance of Confidence #BeautyIs Giveaway

Walgreens and Dove want to Reward you for Sharing what #BeautyIs to You

Confidence and positive self-esteem are two things I have always struggled with. To this day I have to force myself to be confident and not put myself down. Having confidence is about so much more than beauty. It's about loving the person that you are. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, but all opinions are my own. I am happy to be a part of this campaign on such an important topic about what … [Read more...]

Celebrate World Peace Day with AXE and Walgreens Giveaway

Celebrate World Peace Day with @AXE and Walgreens Giveaway

World Peace Day is coming up and AXE® and Walgreens want to help you celebrate.  The world sure could use a lot of peace right now. Smelling fantastic is a small, but good start. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, all opinions are my own. World Peace Day with AXE, Walgreens & Peace One Day For shoppers who would like to help make the world a better place, AXE® wants to reward you. To … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party

#MyMarianos Twitter Party 9-15 #shop

Join us for the #MyMarianos Twitter party! Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about back to school shopping! On September 15, 2014 at 8:00pm CT, please join us for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing quick and easy meal solutions from Mariano's departments, and giving you a chance to win prizes! Back to school means busy … [Read more...]

Get Runway Ready Hair with TRESemmé® at Walgreens Giveaway

Get Runway Ready Hair with TRESemmé® at Walgreens Prize Pack

The official hair care sponsor of the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week is TRESemmé®. They want to help women at home achieve runway ready hair by giving them access to the latest secrets and tips from runway stylists and new trends straight from the runway. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. Get Runway Ready Hair with TRESemmé® at Walgreens See what's happening on the … [Read more...]

Feel More Confident Sleeveless #Sponsored #MC

Birthday night

Sleeveless outfits can be a bit intimidating if you aren't feeling completely confident in your skin. I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence Central for Dove Advanced Care Deodorant. I received a promotional item to facilitate my review. #Sponsored #MC #SleevelessSummerSweeps I had been using Dove deodorant for a while now, so I was eager to try the new … [Read more...]

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