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...]

Reward Yourself after Spring Cleaning

Comfort beyond your wildest dreams #NaturesSleep #sponsored

I am a 2014 Nature's Sleep Ambassador.  I receive products for review purposes and take pride in sharing my honest opinions.  This month I am happy to bring you this post about Spring Cleaning, redecorating and rewarding yourself for all your hard work. Spring Cleaning Frenzy I've come to the conclusion that I am definitely a solar powered human.  After the longest winter of my life, just one … [Read more...]

Keurig Special Edition Brewing System Sweepstakes

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Sign up for the Nikki's Freebie Jeebies newsletter to be entered. SWEEPSTAKES: Keurig Special Edition Brewing System Sweepstakes WHO CAN ENTER: US only SWEEPSTAKES EXPIRES: 04/30/2014 PRIZE(S): Keurig Special Edition Brewing System CLICK TO ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES! … [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...]

Clean Naturally with Mrs. Meyer’s

Clean Naturally with Mrs. Meyer's

As we settle in with a new baby at home, I am looking for safer products to clean naturally. Mrs. Meyers has a variety of products that are made from essential oils and are still strong enough for the daily mess in your home. I am a part of Smiley360 and was provided with product in order to facilitate this review. Clean Naturally with Mrs. Meyer's First, and most importantly Mrs. Meyers is a … [Read more...]

The Joy and Benefits of a Family Garden #GroSomethingGreater

Grandma's Garden

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro. All opinions are 100% mine. No matter the type of garden, anything is possible.  The sky is truly the limit.  I have been gardening with my grandma since I was a kid and am thrilled to now share this priceless experience with my children. Family Garden We make time to help Gram in the yard as often as possible.  From fruits and … [Read more...]

How to Drink Coffee Black with iCoffee Giveaway

Benefits of black Coffee @iCoffee

My coffee typically consists of nine parts sweetened creamer to one part coffee.  However, after being introduced to the iCoffee machine, for free—don't worry all thoughts and opinions are my own, I can proudly report that I am now drinking my coffee black! How to Drink Coffee Black I tried weaning myself for weeks.  I got down to just using almond milk, but I wasn't really enjoying my coffee … [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...]

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...]

Counting the Same Money Over and Over

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Counting the Same Money Over and Over (via Feather Pixels) Do you ever count the same money over and over again? This is a horrible habit I have been adopting ever since I began working from home more often. Allow me to give an example of what I am talking about. Counting the Same Money Over and Over Let’… … [Read more...]

Painting Made Easy with PaintStick Mini

Painting Made Easy with PaintStick Mini

As we finish up some last minute projects before a big trip we are taking – one of the rooms in our home needed some attention. It was not the floor, not the walls, and not the furniture…it was the ceiling. HomeRight helps DIYers take on DIY projects quickly and easily with tons of innovative products. I was happy to receive for review the PaintStick Mini – it helped us a ton as we repainted the … [Read more...]

DIY Furniture Makeover with New Hardware

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Never happy with how things are on their own, I decided to customize my Ikea Expedit shelving to create something a little more my style. Thanks to D. Lawless hardware I was able to get the custom look I was after. I received cup pulls and invisible spring hinges for review to help me complete the look. DIY Furniture Makeover with D. Lawless Hardware One of the biggest changes you can make to an … [Read more...]

Clean Up Quickly with OxiClean

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Over the holidays, OxiClean helped me celebrate with a delicious meal for my husband and I, and I was thankful to have their products to help me with the clean up! In exchange for my review, they provided a meal from Plated and their products to help clean up. OxiClean Takes Care of the Mess When OxiClean sent me their products for review, they also helped me order meals from an online delivery … [Read more...]

Control Lighting with Programmable Remote for Outlets

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For 2014, I decided to start a couple new projects. One of which was rearranging our whole living room. Since day one, the lack of lighting in our living room has been an issue. I was so excited to find this remote control power switch outlet from Etekcity and receive one for review in order to fix our lighting situation. Control Lighting with Programmable Remote for Electric Outlets We have no … [Read more...]

Help Prevent a UTI with Cottonelle #CtnlCareRoutine

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This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Cottonelle but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #CtnlCareRoutine  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO UTI prevention starts with your clean routine. Being a person that has struggled with kidney, bladder and urinary tract issues for as long as I can remember, I learned quickly how to have the best clean … [Read more...]

How to Feel Safer After your House is Robbed

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Our house was robbed two days before Christmas.  Yep, what an absolute shock and violation.  Home invasion is one of those things that you might not think will happen to you.  It's still surreal to even admit that it happened to us. I will save the whole story for another blog post, but for now I want to focus on how to feel safe again.  Of course I would like to flee the neighborhood, the … [Read more...]

Great Northern Popcorn Popper Sweepstakes

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Sign up for the Nikki's Freebie Jeebies newsletter to be entered. SWEEPSTAKES: Great Northern Popcorn Popper Sweepstakes WHO CAN ENTER: US only SWEEPSTAKES EXPIRES: 01/31/2014 PRIZE(S): Great Northern Popcorn Popper CLICK TO ENTER THIS SWEEPSTAKES! … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Help Organize Your Garage

6 Ways to Help Organize Your Garage

This ways to organize your garage post is brought to you by SafeRacks.  All opinions are my own.  It's time to reclaim your garage and bring it back to the useful place it's supposed to be.  Garages tend to be a "catch-all" place that can get cluttered quickly.  Before you know it, your car even loses its home! Thankfully, my hubby is pretty good about organizing our garage.  He keeps it pretty … [Read more...]

Join us for the #XmasCountdown Twitter Party Day 2

#XmasCountdown Twitter Party

We have an amazing Twitter party two-day event just in time for the holidays. Join us for the #XmasCountdown fun. We'll be featuring some of the hottest gift ideas this season, plus giving you a chance to win them! Our generous sponsors are providing the prizes for this event. No compensation was received for hosting. The second party will consist of info and exciting prizes from the following … [Read more...]

The Duovet Dual Temperature Duvet Giveaway

Queen size Duovet with FREE bonus Comforter Clips

This giveaway is sponsored by Duovet Inc. The Duovet - The Dual Temperature Duvet Do you or your partner have trouble sleeping because it's too hot or too cold? The Duovet is the only dual temperature duvet with a thicker warmer side and a thinner cooler side to keep you both comfortable! Ideal for couples or anyone suffering from hot flashes or night chills. Comes with a FREE set of Comforter … [Read more...]

Easily Organized with Stick-It Frame

Easily Organized with Stick-It Frame

When you keep something organized, it always FEELS better. However, it is not always easy to keep up with the organization, or at least for me it isn’t. I usually have a mess of jewelry, office supplies, makeup, hair accessories, etc shoved in drawers and cupboards. I was excited to receive a Stick It, a magnetic accessory gallery for review from Just Solutions, and it makes organizing my small … [Read more...]

Preparations for Holiday Shopping, Cleaning, Wrapping, Decorating…

How do you prepare for the holiday season?

And the list goes on... Budgeting, planning, organizing, scheduling... Ahhh! We're supposed to juggle all this all while managing our "regular" overwhelming workload? Preparing for holiday chaos is something I have yet to master. Who am I kidding, I am not even close! But when our friends at Extra Space Storage asked how we get ready for the holiday season it got me thinking.  So, I'm happy to … [Read more...]

Fellowes Shredder Helping Me Organize My Office

Fellowes Shredder

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Fellowes. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. My office is just a hot mess.  I can never seem to get organized or make any lasting progress on the room.  Part of the problem is piles of paperwork.  We have nice file cabinets, but they are full right … [Read more...]

10 Winter Weather Cleaning Tips

10 winter cleaning tips

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of North American Property Services for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Winter weather is coming and we need to take every precaution to keep our families healthier.  It's the perfect opportunity to do some deep cleaning in our homes and make them as germ-free as possible.  North American Property Services, which is headquartered in … [Read more...]

Scents and Memories from Glade

Scent and Meaningful Moments from Glade

According to a survey recently conducted by Glade, 4 out of 5 of Americans are consciously aware of how scent can inspire a mood – yet nearly 50% of people would give up their sense of smell if they had to lose a sense. I realize why it seems like an easy sense to give up, but the happiness of a good memory that comes from a particular scent is something I always enjoy. Glade has a great line of … [Read more...]

Easy Tiling with Smart Tiles Self-Adhesive Wall Tiles

Easy Tiling with Smart Tiles Self-Adhesive Wall Tiles

It has been a while since I have shared any of our home renovation projects on Sweep Tight. Let’s be honest: It’s because I got lazy. We had worked on our fireplace a little bit during the last “fireplace season” – but I hadn’t been completely happy with the end result, because it needed something. I was so excited to find Smart Tiles – self-adhesive wall tiles that were easy to install, and I was … [Read more...]

Teen Décor with Vinyl Wall Decals

Teen Décor with Vinyl Wall Decals

I had a chance to review vinyl wall decals in my own home awhile back and I was super excited to review a great company with tons of vinyl decal options again. Stellar Wall Decals, an online retailer, offers a great variety of vinyl wall decals, with many designs for teen and children. I received a product in exchange for a review. Teen Décor with Vinyl Wall Decals I am on the hunt for Christmas … [Read more...]

Tommee Tippee 360° Diaper Disposal System

Tommee Tippee 360° Diaper Disposal System

I have decided I really like Tommee Tippee – our baby isn't home yet, but their brand is so excitingly ahead in creating new products, it is simply fun to see what they come up with next. Most recently, they introduced the Tommee Tippee 360° Diaper Disposal System – and I am so excited to have received one to review and tell you about my experience. Tommee Tippee 360° Diaper Disposal System This … [Read more...]

Heavenly Sleep Thanks to DownLinens and Photo Contest

Heavenly Feather Bed from #DownLinens

When was the last time you got really heavenly sleep?  Well, for me, it had been quite a while.  Thanks to DownLinens I was able to upgrade my bedding to a state of pure heavenly bliss.  While I received these products for free, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Heavenly Feather Bed I'm so obsessed with my bed now.  It is seriously a problem.  I have woken up late for the last 3 days … [Read more...]

Custom DENY Designs Duvet Cover Review

DENY Designs custom duvet cover

Slowly but surely I'm upgrading my bedroom.  Because this is personal space, I want it to reflect me and be a place that boosts my mood.  I am thrilled to bring you this review and giveaway opportunity from DENY Designs.  I received this custom duvet cover free of charge. All thoughts and opinions are my own. DENY Designs If you have never explored the DENY Designs website, be prepared to spend … [Read more...]

Safe Cleaning with Green Works and Pinterest Game

#greenworksgames pinboard

Safe cleaning is a huge priority in my house.  With small kids, pets and severe allergies/asthma in the building, we try to do what we can to be green for ourselves and the planet. I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Green Works. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating. Green and Safe Cleaning I … [Read more...]

National Indoor Houseplant Week

bonsai trees Dawn Redwoods National Houseplant Week

I have partnered with Costa Farms to tell you that this Week is National Indoor Houseplant week! (September 15th to the 21st) They are sending me four indoor plants in upgraded pots and you will also have a chance to win your own.  All opinions are mine. Indoor Houseplant Week Coincidentally, I have been pushing houseplants on people a lot lately.  So many of my family members suffer from asthma … [Read more...]

Good Morning Sweepstakes

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Signup to win your very own breakfast sandwich maker from WomanFreebies! SWEEPSTAKES: Good Morning Sweepstakes WHO CAN ENTER: US and Canada SWEEPSTAKES EXPIRES: 10/01/2013 PRIZE(S): One grand prize winner will win a “Good Morning GIVEAWAY” Prize Pack which includes: 1 Hamilton Beach 25475 Breakfast Sandwich Maker, Gray, ARV: $29 Magic Morning Mug by The Cottage IndustryARV: … [Read more...]

BERNINA 215 Sewing Machine Sweepstakes

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Celebrate National Sewing Month + Enter to Win a BERNINA 215 Sewing Machine SWEEPSTAKES: BERNINA 215 Sewing Machine Sweepstakes WHO CAN ENTER: US only SWEEPSTAKES EXPIRES: 09/30/2013 PRIZE(S): Every day in September, readers will have a chance to win a set of thread from Coats & Clark on the FaveCrafts Blog. In addition to these daily giveaways, AllFreeSewing readers will also … [Read more...]

Organize Yourself With Extra Space

Extra Space Storage, sometimes the best solution for clutter

I try and try to teach my kids how to organize their room, but with limited space and, well, me as their teacher, we are pretty much doomed.  This post is brought to you by Extra Space Storage.  All thoughts and opinions are my own. Organize... What?! Hoarding runs in my family, BIG TIME.  I'm talking, I have it on both sides of my bloodlines.  That being said, I have a huge problem knowing … [Read more...]

Stewie the Funny Cat Gets New Litter

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My funny cat, Stewie, deserves the best of the best.  So, when I was offered the chance to work with Cat's Pride, I was thrilled!  I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Cat's Pride.  I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.  All thoughts are my own... approved by Stewie, of course. Funny Cat is … [Read more...]

RYOBI Lithium 40V Battery Operated Weed Eater

RYOBI Lithium Battery operated tools #sponsored

I have been doing yard work since I was a kid.  Now that I'm older, I actually get excited about power tools.  When I saw RYOBI's line of outdoor products that all run on the same type of lithium battery, I immediately contacted them.  As a result, I was lucky enough to receive this RYOBI Lithium 40V Cordless String Trimmer in exchange for my honest feedback.  All thoughts are my own. RYOBI … [Read more...]

Get Cozy in any Season with DownLinens

All season comforter #DownLinens #spon

The products reviewed and the content for this post was sourced from DownLinens, online resources and family traditions.  Getting cozy in Chicago can be a challenge because one day it's hot and the next it's near freezing.  No one has the time or energy to switch linens on their bed daily so having an all-season solution is the real trick. Cozy in Any Season DownLinens has this ultra-light, … [Read more...]

Essentia’s $5000 Memory Foam Mattress Sweepstakes

Essentia Memory Foam Mattress

*Contest is Valid for Citizens in the follow Locations: - United States (48 Continental) - Canada (except for Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Yukon) SWEEPSTAKES: Essentia's $5000 Memory Foam Mattress Sweepstakes WHO CAN ENTER: US and Canada SWEEPSTAKES EXPIRES: 12/31/2013 PRIZE(S): The winner gets to choose an Essentia mattress of their choice up to a value of $5000 from … [Read more...]

Rubbermaid LunchBlox Kids Make Lunches Rock

Rubbermaid LunchBlox

It is back to school season – are you ready?! Rubbermaid has a super cute solution for your kiddos (or YOU) as you head back to school. The Rubbermaid LunchBlox kids is a fun way to store lunch “stuff.” Rubbermaid LunchBlox Kids Tall Kit This LunchBlox kit makes it so easy to pack lunch! Modular containers snap together to save space in your kids’ lunch boxes. The leak proof lids are easy to … [Read more...]

Filtered Shower Water for Beautiful Hair and Skin #T3Source

Before and After Shower Head

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for T3. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and as a thank you for participating. My hair may not be dyed, but it is light blonde and dries out really quickly.  Having Chicago water is really hard on my hair and skin.  I am constantly using all kinds of product to try and replenish moisture to my hair and skin due … [Read more...]

Get Quality Sleep with the Right Pillows from DownLinens

DownLinens down pillows

When I heard about a review opportunity from DownLinens, I jumped all over it.  I am totally stoked to have been chosen as I received two down pillows from DownLinens.  I rarely get quality sleep and have been diagnosed with "idiopathic hypersomnia."  That's basically a real fancy way of saying we have no idea why you are so tired all the time.  It's not because I'm not getting enough sleep, it's … [Read more...]

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