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 +

5 Worst Times to Drop Calls – $500 Giveaway

This is a Fashionista Event, and a promotional item was provided to me. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. Cell phones drop calls sometimes. It's not a deal breaker when it happens occasionally. But, when dropping calls becomes a daily ordeal, it's time to switch. It seems like calls tend to drop out during the most important times, doesn't it? These are … [Read more...]

Two Tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Sweepstakes

Just in time for the holiday weekend, we have an exciting sweepstakes to share with you. Read on to see how to get a chance to win two tickets to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. This is a sponsored post. Drizly, the leading on-demand alcohol delivery service, wants to send you and a friend to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Don't wait to enter. The sweepstakes ends on Memorial Day! Two Tickets … [Read more...]

Frozen Banana and Peanut Butter Dog Treat Recipe

Any kind of peanut butter dog treat recipe is welcome in this house. Our dogs go nuts for anything peanut butter. Once the long hot days of summer hit full force, we can show our dogs extra love by cooling them down with this frozen banana and peanut butter dog treat recipe. This post contains affiliate links to help us continue to spoil our pets, but all opinions are our own. With just … [Read more...]

Our Electric Pressure Washer is Making it Fun to Clean

If you've never owned an electric pressure washer, it may be a lot more useful than you imagine. I used to think a pressure washer was good for washing the deck, and that's it. Boy, was I wrong. Now that we have the Sun Joe Electric Pressure Washer, we have been washing everything. By "we", I mean Mike. ;) Product was sent for review purposes, but all thoughts and opinions are our own. Our … [Read more...]

How to Make Orange Julius Pops

Make orange julius pops immediately if you love delicious frozen treats. If you have ever had an Orange Julius, you know that they are a citrus delight. Here's a recipe to make orange julius pops that will hopefully replicate the flavor of the original in frozen form. This post contains affiliate links. With just a few ingredients you can create drool-worthy pops that don't take long at … [Read more...]

Grain Free Dog Food for Better Health #GrainFreeForMe

This post is sponsored by Wellness Natural Pet Food and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated to help share the reinvented Complete Health™ Line and other Wellness Products, but we only share information we feel is relevant to our readers. Wellness Natural Pet Food is not responsible for the content of this article. Grain free dog food is something I think every dog … [Read more...]

10 Summer Safety Tips for Dogs that you Need to Know

If you are reading this, you probably have a pet that is a very important part of your family. Summertime is full of fun, friends, family, and a flurry of outdoor activities so make sure your beloved pooch is safe this summer with these 10 summer safety tips for dogs. This post contains affiliate links to help support this blog and our dogs. 10 Summer Safety Tips for Dogs Fleas & … [Read more...]

Barefoot Running – What You Need To Know

Have you heard of barefoot running? Thousands of people are turning in their running shoes and enjoying running free. If you like to run or have ever considered running, you may find barefoot running interesting. This post contains affiliate links to help support this blog. What Is Barefoot Running? Barefoot running at its most basic is running without shoes. However, many people have taken … [Read more...]

Minty Fresh Homemade Dog Toothpaste Recipe

Homemade dog toothpaste is a great choice when it comes to caring for your dog's teeth. Dental health for dogs is a very important, but often overlooked issue. Just like humans require regular cleaning and brushings, so do our canine companions. You can purchase commercial dog toothpaste at stores, but making a natural dog toothpaste from home is relatively easy. This post contains affiliate links … [Read more...]

Firecracker Bites – 4th of July Cookies Recipe

Here is a festive 4th of July cookies recipe that's perfect all summer. Firecracker bites are tasty and fun to eat. The colors of the dough are easy to switch up depending on your occasion. This post contains affiliate links. Summer is coming, and that means barbecues, celebrations, and gatherings. Whether you plan on hosting or attending, you should make these Memorial Day or 4th of July … [Read more...]

DYNATRAP Insect Trap to Reclaim Your Yard

The DYNATRAP Insect Trap is going to get me more relaxing yard time this year. I might be well into adulthood, but one winged creature buzzes by my ear and I might as well be five years old. I can't even control the sounds that come out of me when a flying insect gets too close. This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. DYNATRAP Insect Trap to Reclaim Your Yard Our backyard is … [Read more...]

2017 OREO Cookie Flavors – Vote for a Chance to Win

The 2017 OREO Cookie flavors are up for vote. You can help be a part of this historic decision. From 4/28-6/1 OREO lovers will have the chance to select the next Walmart OREO flavor. Sponsored post by Lunchbox. 2017 OREO Cookie Flavors There are three scrumptious new flavors on the table, but only one will be chosen. The three flavors are Jelly Donut, Caramel Apple, and Cookies & Creme. … [Read more...]

Easy Mini Fruit Tart Recipe – 4th of July Party Food

Here is an easy mini fruit tart recipe that you can make for summer parties. Isn't bite-sized food just more fun to eat? Especially at parties, people love to eat foods in one or two bites. Kids love anything mini, too. The red, white, and blue colors of these tarts make them perfect for the 4th of July or Memorial Day. This post contains affiliate links. This mini fruit tart recipe is … [Read more...]

Feed Children When You Buy This Adorable Gift

I have always loved stuffed toys. You can ask anyone I grew up with, and they can confirm. When I was little, I had loads of stuffed animals, dolls, and anything soft and squishy. My Gram taught me to care for them like family members. They were kept clean, warm, and truly nurtured. She still has most of them in "the vault" as I call it at her house. There's a closet full of my old toys, and many … [Read more...]

Frequent Heartburn Treatment to Ease the Burn

Frequent heartburn treatment is an unfortunate but necessary part of life for many people. Frequent heartburn can affect all types of people, and it is usually caused by excess stomach acid. Whatever the cause, frequent heartburn requires frequent heartburn treatment if you don't want to feel like your esophagus is being burned up from the inside. I received this product for free from Smiley360 in … [Read more...]

Patriotic Chocolate Covered Oreos Recipe

Here's a chocolate covered Oreos recipe perfect for summer gatherings. The festive red, white, and blue is ideal for Memorial Day or 4th of July parties, but works for all year, too. Chocolate covered Oreos are quite easy to make, but pretty enough to impress your guests. Get ready for fireworks in your mouth when you taste these babies. It's like a chocolate explosion when you combine Oreos with … [Read more...]

4 Tips on How to Help with Anxiety in Dogs

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Adaptil for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. How to help with anxiety in dogs is important to me. Being a human that suffers from anxiety, it's the last thing I want my pets to go through. Each one of our three dogs has a unique personality, and have different things that bother them. For some dogs, it may be mild. For other dogs, it can be … [Read more...]

Easy Makeover with New Living Room Lights

This post was sponsored by OSRAM SYLVANIA as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary merchandise to facilitate my review. Tweaking your living room lights can give the room a quick and easy makeover. Our living room is a bit dark when the blinds aren't open. There are only the overhead lights and one lamp in that room. The candle holder above the mantle … [Read more...]

Leaner Creamer for Health Conscious Coffee Lovers

Leaner Creamer is a product I want to take responsibility for summoning. For years, I have wished that a less fattening creamer without a ton of chemicals existed. I put it into the universe, and now it is here. ;) This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. Since my teens, my morning coffee has been completely non-negotiable when it comes to dieting. That morning cup of coffee … [Read more...]

Cantaloupe, Honeydew, and Watermelon Popsicles Recipe

There are lots of ways to enjoy melon, but this layered watermelon popsicles recipe is now at the top of my list. Not only are the layers of melon pretty, but this is a tasty and healthy treat to enjoy once the weather warms up. Who am I kidding? I know I don't need hot weather to enjoy frozen treats. I love frosty desserts any time of year. Melon popsicles are a healthy alternative to flagging … [Read more...]

Orange Muffins Recipe with Flax Seeds and Cinnamon Chips

Now that we have discovered this orange muffins recipe, breakfast shall never be the same. Actually, the tasty muffins are good any time of day. Using 100% Florida Orange Juice, the orange muffins recipe is sweet, citrusy, and perfect for spring and summer. This post is sponsored, but all opinions are my own. I absolutely love citrus. The scents are revitalizing. The flavors are … [Read more...]

ENERGY STAR Dryers and Washers Save More Than Money

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.  ENERGY STAR dryers and washers can save us money on both our water and energy bills. We all know that. Something we don't often think of is that these washers, dryers, and other Energy Star certified appliances help save our environment as well. That's an … [Read more...]

Wellness Grain Free Dog Food for a More Playful Grump #GrainFreeForMe

This post is sponsored by Wellness Natural Pet Food and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated to help share the reinvented Complete Health™ Line and other Wellness Products, but we only share information we feel is relevant to our readers. Wellness Natural Pet Food is not responsible for the content of this article. We switched The Grump to Wellness Grain Free dog food … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Use Handmade Stationery and Cards

Handmade stationery and cards might seem irrelevant in this day and age. In my opinion, that's precisely why we should use them more often. Doesn't a beautiful handmade greeting card received via snail mail mean more today than it did back when that was the norm? Product was received to facilitate this post, and it contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own. When I was growing up, … [Read more...]

Natural Psoriasis Scalp Treatment Helped my Itchy Head

I never thought to try a psoriasis scalp treatment for my recent scalp issues. Honestly, I didn't realize such a treatment existed. For the past few months, I have been complaining about my scalp. There is a section on the back of my head that's been giving me grief. I partnered up with derma e to try their psoriasis scalp treatment and new line of products. All opinions are my own. Natural … [Read more...]

7 Creative Uses for Tennis Balls

Tennis balls are of course great to play tennis with, but did you know that you can use them for so much more? Take a look below at seven creative uses for tennis balls that are sure to make your life a little easier. Tennis balls are simple to find and easy to afford, so take a look at how you can put them to use in your own home. This post contains affiliate links. 7 Creative Uses for … [Read more...]

DIY Dog First Aid Kits for Adventurous Pets

Dog first aid kits are great to have on hand. Having more than one is especially helpful when you are traveling, hiking, or anywhere away from home. This DIY dog first aid kit is filled with the typical items found in a first aid kid, along with a few that are dog specific. The contents of the kit include helpful items to treat a minor emergency. The kinds of things that are better to have and not … [Read more...]

Sign Up to Be a Twitter Insider to Earn Rewards

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Want to be a Twitter Insider? Twitter wants to hear from their most dedicated users to learn more about their experience, and how they’re using their platform. Twitter wants to hear from you and other Twitter users as it seeks participants for an exclusive, private online community. Those who … [Read more...]

Best Smelling Body Washes that Last All Day

The best smelling body washes to me are the ones that leave you smelling fresh all day. I rarely wear perfume, so I love when my body wash provides a light scent that lasts. Post sponsored by Lunchbox. Opinions are 100% my own. The Best Smelling Body Washes I am not even kidding when I tell you that Caress® Mystique Forever causes me to sniff my arm multiple times per day. It smells that … [Read more...]

6 Drugstore Makeup Must Haves for a Fresh Spring Look

It's that time of year when I clean out my makeup area. Most of it is old enough to go straight into the garbage. I plan to minimize the area and stock it with some drugstore makeup must haves. I was sent a batch of CoverGirl products to try out, and this post contains affiliate links. And let's just clarify right away that I am far from a makeup artist! My lifestyle has changed to the … [Read more...]

Kitchen Transformation Goals with the KitchenAid Collection at Best Buy

We are in desperate need of a kitchen transformation. For a household that loves technology, you would never know it by looking at our kitchen. Kitchen appliances have evolved right along with the rest of technology, and it's impressive what they can do now. I have been compensated in the form of a Best Buy gift card for this post. All opinions are my own. If you love to cook, chances are new … [Read more...]

Practical Pet Spring Cleaning Tips for Lovable Dirty Dogs

Spring cleaning is a bit more intense for people with pets. Even more so when your pets have extra nasty habits. I have partnered with Pet Supplies Plus of Chicago to bring you pet spring cleaning tips to help get your home and your pets ready for spring. As pet owners, I think we are blinded by love as to how foul our little creatures can be. I mean, really, I try not to think about some … [Read more...]

Find your Best Daily Routine – Remix Your Regimen

Finding your best daily routine can be a challenge. The recipe for a productive day takes a lot more than just rolling out of bed and brushing your teeth. I find this especially hard now that I work from home. I can literally fall out of bed and go straight to my computer. As awesome as that is, it certainly doesn't set me on an energetic path. Sponsored post by Lunchbox. All opinions are my … [Read more...]

How to Choose the Right Dove Body Wash for Your Skin

Dove body wash is highly recommended by many people, but how do you know which variety to choose? You can't really go wrong when choosing a Dove body wash. However, you can improve your skin immensely by choosing the one made for your skin type. Post sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. If I ask the majority of women I know what type of body cleansers they use, there will be an … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Get the Outback Steakhouse App Now

Pay your bill from your phone and so much more with the new Outback Steakhouse app. Outback never stops impressing me with their ability to please their customers. Creating an app that gives diners so much more control over their experience is just genius. This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. Usually, when we head out for dinner at Outback, we make it a date night that … [Read more...]

Decorative Pillows for Sofa and Play – Pebble Pillows

We may have found the perfect decorative pillows for sofa and play. Most people have their throw pillows that are strictly for decor. The kids are forbidden to play with them, and the adults are advised to remove them before sitting. Well, Pebble Pillows are not only beautiful to look at, but they are fun for imaginative play, as well. We received Pebble Pillows to facilitate this post, and this … [Read more...]

Ideal Pet Products to Stock Up On for Pets of All Ages

While spring cleaning, I am looking to stock up on ideal pet products for our three dogs. Their pet closet has gotten out of control. Part of my cleaning routine is to remove everything from that area. I will choose what to keep, what to donate, and what to toss. After that, I want to add in products that we need on hand. No need to run out of items that we use frequently. With dogs of varying … [Read more...]

DIY Essential Oil Roller Bottles – 10 Remedy Blends

Essential oil roller bottles are an easy and convenient way to apply your favorite blends of oils. Some companies sell premixed rollerball bottles for a no-fuss way to carry your favorite natural remedies with you. However, once you start discovering your favorite oils, you might want to mix essential oil roller bottles for yourself. This post contains affiliate links. Making your own … [Read more...]

Easy Blueberry Crumble Recipe

A blueberry crumble recipe is something that can look fancy without a ton of work. This fruit-filled dessert works as well on the brunch table as it would after dinner. Is it a pie shortcut? Or something even better? In any case, if you love blueberries, you should try this blueberry crumble recipe. This post contains affiliate links to help support this blog. Easy Blueberry Crumble … [Read more...]

I Keep Overthinking My Trip to the Grocery Store

I had plans to go to the grocery store about six hours ago, but I keep overthinking it. This happens to me every time I have to go somewhere, but today my brain was extra strange. Some people actually just get in the car and go when they need to do something. Oh, not me. My brain needs to run through every random scenario and completely freak me out first. Although this mental process exhausts … [Read more...]

Zumba Latin Dance – A Healthy Addiction

All around the country people are trying Zumba Latin dance and loving it. If you love to dance and want to get in the best shape of your life, consider Zumba. It might take you a bit to get the moves down, but you will have a blast doing so. This post contains affiliate links to help support this blog. Zumba Latin Dance – A Healthy Addiction The Zumba Discovery The creation of Zumba was a … [Read more...]

5 Reasons GhostBed is the Best Mattress to Buy

Finding the best mattress to buy can be overwhelming. It's been a while since we shopped for a mattress, but I can remember it being quite the challenge. Sure, you can go lay on all the beds in the store, but it's not the same as trying to fall asleep at night. We received a GhostBed for review, and this post contains affiliate links, but all opinions are my own. This is not our first time … [Read more...]

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