Monday, February 28, 2011

Start your Swagging Now

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 Are you ready to earn some cool prizes? If the answer is yes, than click on this referral link here. It's real easy to win. All you have to do is type in random words in  the search the web box. I usually try a few times in a row, and if no luck, I go back later.


The good news today is if you sign up today here, and clink on the Red Box link , you can rent three movies for $1.00 today. How neat is that? That's 3 movies for $1 buck. You will also earn 80 free swag bucks for signing up today. You will be well on your way on earning some great prizes here at Swagbucks. Today is Swagbucks 3rd birthday, and they are giving swagbucks away all day.


Also, you can click on the daily polls and earn some extra swag bucks. You can watch videos and earn free Swagbucks there too. I have heard so many people that  earn  hundreds of dollars with Swagbucks, and I, myself,  am on the same mission myself.


Have a blast!!!


Kelly(Sarafan2)

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Finally A Button

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I finally learned how to create a button for my blog with the tutorial help from Manic Mother.com. Check out her blog, and see what she offers to her readers. Until now, I hadn't figured out how to install a button, so I appreciate the time she took to teach others how this works. I do not yet know how to install a name or writing on it yet. Is there a site where I could learn how, or does anyone out in the Blogosphere now how to do this? I would greatly appreciate it so much! Thanks again to Manic Mother for your help!



Kelly(Sarafan2)

Friday, February 25, 2011

Enjoy Lighting Candles Review & Giveaway



I recently was sent two candles from Enjoy Lighting, and let me tell you how impressed I was. First of all the two candles I was sent were scented, and I love scented candles, so not only do they look real, they smell awesome, and there is no need to worry about a fire.
Secondly each Enjoy Lighting Candle came with 3 LED lights inside, that are placed to create a realistic color and flickering effect, that makes it look like a real flame. You will forget that it's fake, and try to blow it out. These candles are made with wax. Each candle takes four batteries at a time, so I hope you are using Energizer Charged batteries if you want to keep these going for hours. I would think that regular batteries would run out quick. The LED bulbs in the candles will last over 100,000 hours,and there is a timer on them, so if you choose to keep them on for a short bit of time, just set the timer. Sounds cool right??

One of the switches turn them on and off, and the other on is for the timer. So, why should you own Enjoy Lighting Candles? They warm the atmosphere with candlelight without the unwanted fire risks, and we know how many fires are from candle each year. All I know is way too many, and some of them were my friends. Enjoy Lighting offers a generous supply of different styles, colors and fragrances, that are sure to match your decor. Enjoy Lighting Candles are safe in your home, and are safe around your pets. I have two cats who like to jump on tables. One time one of them caught her white tail on fire from a candle. I hope she lost her lesson.




Now this is one of my favorites from Enjoy Lighting. I love putting my candles in a hurricane lamp, and the sand on the bottom of it just gives it the romantic set that one might need. I need to find one more candle, so I can make my living room look like the one in the pic above.

Why Flameless Candles? (Taken from website)

Safety – Traditional wicked candles cause over 15,000 house fires each year. With flameless candles, there is no fire risk if a candle is knocked over or placed too close to a curtains or furniture. Flameless candles are 100% safe around children and pets.


Decor – Use flameless candles in areas where wicked candles can’t go – in a floral arrangement or centerpiece, near curtains or drapes, on shelving or book shelves, in children’s bedrooms, and more.


Enjoy Lighting flameless candles provide the look of traditional candles with real wax, realistic flickering effect, and light fragrances.


Convenience – Candles won’t blow out when used outdoors. Some models include a built-in timer allowing the candle to turn on and off when you want it to, every day, at the same time. Set it once and your candle will automatically turn on and provide ambiance every day – without any effort on your part. Set it and forget it!
Cleanliness – no soot build up on your walls or ceilings. No melting wax on your furniture or carpet.

Cost Savings – while a traditional wicked candle can burn out in hours or days, Enjoy Lighting flameless candles will last for years. The LED lamp will operate for up to 10 years or 100,000 hours and a set of batteries can provide at least 300 hours of battery life.* With just the minimal cost of replacing batteries, flameless candles offer a 75% annual savings when compared to purchasing traditional wicked candles.


*Battery life various depending on product and battery count.


Here are some more Features &  Benefits from Enjoy Lighting  :


• Wax candles have a classic fragrance to provide freshness and ambiance.


• 75% annual cost savings when compared to traditional wicked candles.


• Colors and textures to match any decor.

• Safe to use all around the home. No exposed flame or fire risks. No melted wax on carpet or furniture. No soot build up on walls or ceilings.


• LED bulbs will last over 100,000 hours!


• 3 LED's and a computer chip built into the candle produce multiple points of randomly shifting light, creating a glow that flickers, rolls, and casts dancing shadows, just like a real candle flame!

I absolutely love the variety of colors that Enjoy Lighting has. Enjoy Lighting has been generous enough to give my readers a chance to win two  Enjoy Lighting Candles. Easy Peasey right?? This entry is MANDATORY and must be completed in order for other entries to count.  You MUST be a GFC Follower too! 



1)  Subscribe to my email -       2  entries

2)  Fan me on FB Networked Blogs- 2 entries

3)  Fan @Sarafan2 on FB-      - 2 entries

4)  Like  Enjoy Lighting on FB -   2 entries

5)  Follow Enjoy Flameless on Twitter-  2 entries

6)  Follow Sarafan2 on Twitter - 1 entry each

     Daily Tweet:
    
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7)  Blog about this giveaway with a link back . - 5 entries

I would like to Thank Enjoy Lighting for giving me this fabulous opportunity to try such a fantastic, and a product that I will put to good use for sure. These candles can be purchased  at Enjoy Lighting, and also at your local Target, K Mart , and Bon Ton. I did not receive a monetary donation for doing this review. All I received was a product provided by the company Enjoy Lighting. These are my opinions and mine only! Your opinions might differ a bit from mine. Disclaimer: Enjoy Lighting will not send candles to former winners of past blog reviews and giveaways.



Thanks again Enjoy Lighting!!



Cheers,

Kelly (Sarafan2)





More Winners

The winners of my Skin MD Natural Giveaway and my Progresso Souper You giveaway were chosen and have confirmed. Congratulations to Natalie & Deborah. Your prizes are on the way. Thank you to everyone who entered . Feel free to check out my latest giveaways. I have some great giveaways coming soon, so keep an eye out. Thanks for following my blog @Sarafan2. I have met some great people out in the blogosphere, and I'm very thankful for each and everyone of you. Thanks for your patience and kindness you have shown towards me. Enjoy your Friday!!


Kelly(Sarafan2)

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Yoplait Light Two Week Tune Up Review & Giveaway

  



When I was asked to participate in the Yoplait Light Two Week Tune Up, of course I jumped on it. With a New Year upon us, and trying to stick to New Years resolutions, this is the perfect opportunity to lose weight pretty quick, and easy too.


Most of us want to look our best, and heading into a New Year, I'm always looking for a new way to shed a few pounds , something that is easy, and something that doesn't require too many changes in my eating habits. So what does the Yoplait Light Two Week Tune Up have to offer , that other diets don't?


The Yoplait Light Two Week Tune Up diet does the following:


•Replace breakfast and lunch with a Yoplait® Light, a grain and a fruit




•Eat a sensible dinner rich in lean protein, and your favorite vegetables for snacks


•Choose 3 additional servings of non-fat dairy, like skim milk


•Stay active with 30-40 minutes of walking every day


Sounds pretty easy right? I have tried many other diets that require alot more changes than this, and I haven't had the best results. I found this plan to be easy, and I was eating food tat I liked. At the end of the two weeks, I did lose four pounds, which could have been more,but I snacked a few times on junk food. Shame on me!!!
 


I noticed with The Yoplait Light Two Week Tune Up  ,  that by not skipping breakfast as I normally do, and replacing it with a yogurt, and a fruit or grain, that I wasn't so hungry throughout the day, and I was tired as I normally am.
 
Head on over to the   Yoplait website for lots of other valuable information. While you are there you can check to see if you are getting the calcium that you need in your everyday diet here. You can also grab a free  cup of yogurt from Yoplait by clicking here.
 
Thanks to Yoplait Light through My Blog Spark for giving me the chance to try out their  awesome product. Yoplait Light carries well over 33 + yogurts, which are less than 100 calories per serving, and has zero grams of fat in it. The also carry numerous other products which are all so ever tasting to the palate.You can  purchase Yoplait Light products, at any grocery store, or convenient store world wide for about $.79 You can find some coupons by clicking here for some of your favorite yogurts.
 

Yoplait Light  through My Blog Spark provided me with this package, which included a gym bag, a pedometer, a reflective wrist wallet, and 28 coupons for Yoplait Light Yogurt, for me to eat during me Yoplait Light Two Week Plan.  Yoplait Light through My Blog Spark, has also given one of my readers a chance to win this package. You will receive the same package as I have, but you will only receive one coupon for one cup of yogurt. The free coupon is not valid in these states California, Idaho, Louisiana, Minnesota, New Jersey, Nevada, North Dakota and Tennessee.


All you have to do is tell me which Yoplat Light yogurts you like, and how you plan on incorporating them into your Two Week Tune Up? This is MANDATORY, and must be done for other entries to count!

1) Subscribe to my email-  2 entries

2) Follow me on GFC.   -    2 entries

3) Fan me on FB  @Sarafan2- 2 entries

4) Follow me on FB Networked Blogs - 2 entry

5) Follow Yoplait on FB -     1 entry

6) Follow Yoplait on Twitter- 1 entry

7) Follow @Sarafan2 on Twitter- 2 entries 

     Daily Tweet:  1 entry
 
   Yoplait Light Two Week Tune Up Review & Giveaway
   @Sarafan2  http://tinyurl.com/652jf8d   Ends 3/6 



 
8) Blog about this giveaway with a link back to me for -  5 entries

9)  Like this giveaway on FB above -  2  entries
 
 
Much Thanks to Yoplait Light through My Blog Spark for giving me this awesome chance to participate in such a fabulous review, and giving m the chance to get healthy. We all need to have calcium in our bodies, and what better way to get it, and have it taste good too. This giveaway open to U.S. residents only. Winner has 48 hours to verify win, or another winner will be picked.
 
Thanks for stopping by @Sarafan2, and entering my giveaways. Keep an eye out,, as I have some terrific giveaways coming soon. Best of luck to you all!!!
 
 
Cheers,
 
Kelly(Sarafan2)

Saturday, February 19, 2011

American Idol Season 8 Finalist Danny Gokey


I just had to share my picture and video of Danny Gokey. I went to see him perform last night  at The Mohegan Sun. What a show he put on. My favorites That he sang were "My Best Days Are Ahead Of Me" and "Living On A Prayer". He ended the show with Living On A Prayer, and let me tell you ,he tore it up. He sang his heart out just like he did on American Idol, but much better it seemed. I swear I was in heaven.

Check out Danny's website  iheartdannygokey.com, and you can read all about him and what he does for his cause which is Sophia's Heart.org. Danny is one heck of an amazing man, and his wife Sophia, who he lost to a heart condition is living on through others, thanks to Danny.

I had the chance to meet him and talk to him last night, and I couldn't stop gushing about how friendly he was, not only to me, but to every one of his fans. I go see alot of concerts, and have seen some very big names, but haven't seen too many be as gracious and friendly as Danny was last night. When he talked about his wife Sophia, you could truly tell how great of a man he is. He had started Sophia's Heart.org, so he could help kids, families, and just anyone that had suffered from poverty, being homeless, and those less fortunate, by  giving them a better chance at life. He also brought back musical arts to  some of the local schools so the kids had an opportunity to fulfill their dreams in life.

I personally think Danny is truly an inspirational and motivational man, who is determined to help others in life who are less fortunate. He just recenlty opened up a home that was donated to him in Nashville, to house homeless people. Danny would love it, and so would others if you could donate to his cause no matter how much you could give. You could help others too, just like Danny & his late wife Sophia. Go to http://iheartdannygokey.com, and click on the First Giving box to donate. No matter what the amount is, it will help for a great cause!! Danny thanks you, and so do I !


Cheers,

Kelly(Sarafan2)







Friday, February 18, 2011

$15 CSN Review & Giveaway

  
Have you ever heard of  CSN Stores  before? If the answer is no, then you are surely missing out on a shopping experience that you will not forget. CSN Stores has over 200 + stores to choose from. I could spend the whole entire day shopping at CSN Stores. It was fun. I had a hard time figuring out what I wanted to purchase with my CSN Stores credit, so I picked something out for my lovely cats.
This is what I picked out with my CSN Store Credit. It's the Pet Stages Easy Life Hammock and Scratcher Toy. I can't wait to get it, and have my cats stop using my furniture as their nail files. They have put a hurting on each couch. When I get this, I will take some pictures of my cats to show you how they are liking this. I'm sure it will be a good investment for sure.

Since baseball season is almost here, I had to check out this sports items, and here is what I found. CSN Stores carries a huge variety of sports teams, especially Red SoxBoston . If your a sports fan, then stop on over at CSN Stores and check them out. When I saw the Boston Red Sox shower curtain and bath items I wanted each and every one of them. I know this beauty would look sweet in my bathroom, along with other memorabilia I own.


The Boston Red Sox chair is a beauty! I can imagine how sweet this would look in my living room, along with the matching couch. It sure would look sweet, and all my Boston Red Sox fan friends would love it.


The Boston Red Sox Recliner from CSN Stores is on my must have lists also! This baby is a beauty , and it looks so comfortable too. Imagine having this shipped right to your door from a handsome Fed Ex guy? That sure would make my day alot better. So now I'm going to try and make your day better!

CSN Stores has given me a chance for one of my readers to spend $15.00  at their stores. All you have to do is follow my blog publicly, and tell me an item  you would like to get if you won. Easy peasey right?? If your anything like me, you will be browsing for hours.

This entry is MANDATORY and musy be done in order for other entries to  count!!


Additional entries:

1) Subscribe to my email-    2 entries

2) Like this post above on FB  - 2 entries

3) Fan me on FB @Sarafan2- 2 entries

4) Fan CSN Stores on FB  -  2 entries

5) Follow  CSN Stores on Twitter1 entry


6) Follow Sarafan2 on Twitter   -  1 entry each

     Tweet Daily:

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7) Fan me on FB Networked Blogs- 2 entries

8) Blog about this giveaway with a link back to me - 10 entries




This giveway is open to U.S. residents only. You must be 18 to enter!






Thanks to CSN Stores for giving me the chance to once again shop from their over 200 stores. I was provided with a gift code for my review. I was not paid monetarily for ding this review. These are my opinions, and mine only. Please refer to my disclosure below right hand corner. Thanks for stopping by and entering my giveaway.









Until next time,


Kelly (Sarafan2)




























Thursday, February 17, 2011

The Drama On The Bachelor Goes On With Womack !!!!

So another week goes by on The Bachelor, and emotions get stired up, and Brad is right in the middle of it all!!. He is the one who signed up for this show, so he has it coming to him. After his last time on The Bachelor, when he broke two girls hearts, I'm praying that this would not happen again, especially not to Emily or Chantal.


Emily seems lik she is not sure about things with Brad, and her not introducing Brad to her kid is a great idea. I, myself would never ever do that at this stage. I think that this show is helping Emily open up a bit, but I seriously do not want to see her hooked up with Brad. I think he is an all around Douche! Do you ever see how he tallks to some of the women when they are trying to express their feelings? He gets all defensive about it. That would be a huge RED flag to me !!



 This past week on The Bachelor was the best week yet, when Michelle Money was sent home. I think The Bachelor's ratings went up a bit while she was on the show. That chick was a pyscho !!! The way she talked about the other girls were scary. I wouldn't have wanted to sleep in the same room near her. I would have feared that she would have tried to hurt me or something. Bub Bye Michelle.. So glad your gone!!!


So, now that the pyscho went home, we are left with Ashley, Emily, Shawtel & Chantal. Who do you think Brad should pick? Should he pick the funeral director, or the broken hearted mother who lost her fiance not too long ago? I clearly don't see a chance with Ashley, as she has many insecurites, and Mr. Womack is very clear that he don't want to deal with that! He does get along quite well with Shawntel, and the do have some passion and fun, but my guess is that he will pick Chantal O.. She is right up his alley, and I think she would put him in his place if needed.

Something is telling me that he will pick someone, but it won't last more than a few months give or take. Remember the british Bachelor Matt, when he chose the crazy blonde , Shayne Lamas? I think they lasted a few months. Now he seemed  alot more sincere that this Douche on the show!! Leave me a comment and let me know what you think. I can't wait for some good shows to come on, as I'm sick of seeing him week after week. Now Emily on the other hand, she will probably be the next Bachelorette. Just wait and see..


P.S. I already know who Brad wil pick...Do you ??

Until next time,


Kelly(Sarafan2)

Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day To All !!!

I would like to wish everyone out in the blogosphere a Happy Valentines Day !! Kick back, relax, and enjoy yourself with your love ones !! Eat some chocolates too!!! You are the best followers that I could ask for. Feel free to check out my giveaways. I have some great ones coming up too. xo


Cheers~

Kelly(Sarafan2)

Friday, February 11, 2011

Weekend Blog Hop

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I just joined the Weekend Blog Hop @Giveittometara   . Stop over and show some love. Sign your blog up, visit at least two blogs on the list. Add your name to the linky list below. Leave a comment below the post saying you did so. Use your Facebook and Twitter accounts to sign up. This is a great way to show some love and follow some new blogs.



 Cheers,

Kelly(Sarafan2)



Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Almost at 300...........

I can't believe that I'm one follower away from hitting 300. I remember starting out and I had just about 12 followers, then slowly I climbed to 100, then it was 200, now I'm one away from 300.

So who's going to push me over 300?? Go ahead and do it. I dare you!!! Thanks to all of you who have followed me faithfully, returned quite often, and even sent your friends over. Slowly but surely, I will get there. I learned this all from scratch and a few friends, who I'm admire deeply, and I can't thank them enough for helping me.

Check out by latest giveaways while your here. Check back soon and see if I have any new giveaways posted. I'm waiting on some of them to come in. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for following @Sarafan2, and for making my blog so successful. I owe it all to you guys!


Cheers,

Kelly(Sarafan2)

Corioliss Pro Fix Pink Tourmaline Ceramic Flat Iron Review








I recently received a Corioliss Pro Fix Pink Tourmaline Ceramic Flat Iron 1 " for review from Flat Iron Experts. I have never owned a Flat Iron, so when I got a chance I jumped on it.My hair is natural curly, so it does take me some time to straighten it out, but the end product is always good. I love to have my hair straightened. I have included a before and after pictures so you can see how good this iron worked.
                                                                       
                                                                     
                                                 Before


As you can see I have really long hair and I was blessed with natural curl, so owning a Flat Iron is a plus for me All I had to do was plug in in, and within minutes it was hot, and I mean hot. One thing that I would have liked was a temperature setting, but this didn't have one, and I caught myself a few times grabbing the end of it, and that was a big mistake let me tell you. I started at the top , grabbed a section of hair and , put it in between the plates, and dragged it to the end, and I would give it a curl at the end. I think I have found a new friend with the Corioliss Pro Fix Pink Tourmaline Ceramic Flat Iron / Hair Straightener (1") . Since I received it, I have been using it just about each day and let me tell you, I have been getting many compliments.

                                                              
                                                                       After


Looking pretty good right? It took me about 30 minutes or so to achieve this look. If you want your hair to look good, then you must spend time on it. I love my Corioliss Pro Fix Pink Tourmaline Ceramic Flat Iron / Hair Straightener (1") . Check out  the Flat Iron Expert website and look at all the products they have. From Flat Irons, to Hair Dryers to Hair Products, they have it all . You can order right frm their website, and your package will be delivered to your door. How neat is that??

Here are a few facts about the Corioliss Classic Pro Pink Ceramic Flat Iron / Hair Straightener (1") that I thought you should know:



•100% Ceramic plates for healthier hair and a high gloss shine


•Adjustable temperature from 140 to 410°F for easy use


•Fast Heats up in less than 6 seconds


•Straighten, flip or curl your hair


•The innovative PTC ceramic heater heats up in a flash, and stays at the temperature while styling


•Ionic heat leaves even damaged hair more sleek and color-protected


•Far Infrared (FIR) technology locks in moisture and natural oils


•Sleek, ergonomic, non-slip grip designed for professional comfort


•Professional 360° swivel cord to prevent tangling


•110V use with 110v in USA/Canada


•Made in Korea


•One year limited warranty



I would like to Thank Flat Iron Experts for giving me the chance to review such an awesome product. As I said earlier, I have found a new best friend called the   Corioliss Pro Fix Pink Tourmaline Ceramic Flat Iron / Hair Straightener .  I was not compensated monetarily for doing this review. I was given the Corioliss Pro Fix Pink Tourmaline Ceramic Flat Iron / Hair Straightener  in return for me providing my honest opinions. Thanks to Flat Iron Experts !!!


Kelly(Sarafan2)

Monday, February 7, 2011

Progresso Souper You Prize Pack Review & Giveaway




A New Year is here! I have made some resolutions, and I have broken a few as well, so when I got the chance to participate  in  the  Progresso Souper You Program, I jumped on it. Not only am I a huge fan of Progresso Soups but pretty much my whole family is too. Thanks to Progresso through My Blog Spark for giving me the chance to review such awesome products.





I  received  a yoga mat, a water bottle, wrist  bands, head band,  aerobic bands and Progresso Soup which I fell in love with.  My favorite was the clam chowder, which is Gluten Free. I also loved the Beef  Barley and the Traditional Chicken Noodle. Progresso also carries a selection of reduced sodium soups, which is very important for those with hypertension, and high cholesterol. I suffer from hypertension, so these soups are just what my doctor ordered. With my new workout equipment, and my cupboards stocked with Progresso 100 calorie soups, I'm hoping that eating properly, and nutritional foods that I could drop a few pounds or 20. Some of the soups have less than 100 calories, and 1/4 of sodium compared to some of the soups I have ate in the past.




Progresso Soups are available in 40 delicious flavors with 100 calories or less, Progresso® Soup can help curb your hunger, making it easier for you to stick to your weight management plan all year long. With hearty ingredients like pasta, beans, corn and rice, and flavor-packed vegetables like tomatoes, carrots, and peppers, Progresso Soup varieties with 100 calories or less offer a good source of fiber and a full serving of vegetables.


To help kick off a New Year, Progresso has launched the "Souper You Debut". From January 3rd to March 16th, 2011, you can visit Progresso on FB to enter for a chance to win a full makeover in New York City.

Three Grand Prize winners will be awarded -

A trip for two to New York City from May 20th-22nd,  which includes round trip airfare, a two-night stay in an NYC hotel, a full makeover, a guided wardrobe shopping spree with a personal consultation at a New York City department store, and $1,000 in spending money. Sounds great right??


To enter you will need to do the following-

~Go to Progresso on Facebook to learn more and enter the contest

~Submit your essay (200 characters or less) telling Progresso why you love their soups that contain 100 calories or less, and why you deserve a chance to win a trip to NYC for a full fashion overhaul



~In addition, please submit a photo of yourself that visually reinforces the theme of your essay


Once the ten finalists are selected on March 30, 2011, you can visit Progresso on FB  from March 30th through to vote for your favorite finalist.

Get a jump on he Souper new you by visiting Progresso on FB, and printing the coupon to save $1 off  4 cans of Progresso Soup.  Check out the videos by My Style.com and Style Network
Follow Progresso on Twitter to keep up with the latest news from the company.

Not only was I provided this awesome package to review, I was also given one to give to one of my readers.  All you have to do is tell me how you plan on incorporating Progresso Soup into your healthy style of living?   This Is MANDATORY and must be done first for one entry : You must be a  follower of  my blog also.

This  giveaway is for:

~Coupon for a can of Progresso Soup
~Yoga Mat
~Aerobic bands
~Wrist bands & headband
~Water bottle


Additional entries:

1) Subscribe to my email-2 entries

2) Fan me on FB @Sarafan2 - 2 entries

3) Fan me on FB Networked  Blogs  - 2 entries

4) Follow me on Twitter @Sarafan2 and tweet daily:

    Win a Progresso Souper You Prize Pack @Sarafan2
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5) Like Progresso on FB - 2 entries

6) Subscribe to my feed-  1 entry

7) Blog about this giveaway with a link back to me- 5 entries
I was NOT compensated monetarily for me doing this review. I was sent a Progresso prize pack through My Blog Spark with all the items listed above in the second paragraph, including 5 cans of soup. The opinions expressed are mine, and they may differ from yours. Good Luck to all!!!


Cheers,















My Winner Is.......


Congratulations to Nadine!! She is the winner of my Dunkin Donuts GC. Thank you to all of you who entered my giveaway. Check back daily as I have some fabulous giveaways coming soon. Thanks to all of my readers, and to all of my newbies here @Sarafan2. You are what makes my blog a success!!  I cherish each and every one of you, and the friendships that I  have made along the way!!!


Cheers,

Kelly(Sarafan2)

Saturday, February 5, 2011

Skin MD Natural Review & Giveaway


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Winter is here now, and during the winter months along with the snow comes dry skin. I found a great solution to my dry skin, and it's called Skin MD Natural . I was recently sent a bottle of Skin MD Natural  and  Skin MD SPF 15. I was pleasantly surprised when I put this on. Most moisturizers I try are some times greasy, and just don't feel right on my face. That is not the case with Skin MD Natural.


Skin MD Natural is a shielding lotion, that works as a barrier on the top layer of your skin to protect it from outside chemicals and irritants. Before using Skin MD Natural, I had never heard of a shielding lotion before. A shielding lotion does the real work to prevent dry skin in two ways.


First, it assists the inner layers of skin to absorb moisture. The humectant (an ingredient that attracts moisture) used in Skin MD Natural is unique to it and has been laboratory tested to be 6 times more effective than any other you will find in common creams.


Second, a shielding lotion enhances the power of the top layer of the skin to resist environmental irritants while protecting the inner natural moisture.


This can be a big benefit for those who cook, wash dishes and garden because Skin MD Natural helps skin retain its natural moisture and oils in the face of all those irritating soaps and chemicals


  Skin MD Natural is made in the U.S. using solar power, and is not tested on animals. Skin MD Natural uses a blend of natural ingredients in combination with significant recent scientific advances to hydrate and help heal dry skin . It does not contain toxic ingredients or harsh fragrances that would irritate your skin.





If you spend time out in the sun, then Skin MD Natural SPF 15 is a must have. Not only does it moisturize your skin and protect it from harmful chemicals and irritants, it gives you the protection that you need. Check out the Skin MD website her to see the ingredients here. Skin MD Natural works different than the every day creams that are sold , as it locks in the moisture, keeping harmful irritants away, and it has a new ingredient that is 6 x more effective than glycerin. Now  does this make you want to rush out and buy a bottle? I know when I run out that I will definitely be buying more of this, as I put it on once in the morning, and at bedtime, and my skin feels terrific. It goes from a dry burning feeling, to feeling fine, and well moisturized. Skin MD Natural is formulated for the hands, body and face.

The manufacturer's website click here  has hundreds of dermatologist and user reviews including many addressing severe dry skin problems such as eczema and psoriasis. People with sensitive skin , and those of us who like to live as naturally as possible  will appreciate that Skin MD Natural is hypoallergenic, free of fragrances, parabens and colorants. It is made with more than 90% natural ingredients and 100% food-grade ingredients that are on the FDA's "most safe" list.


I recently had lumbar fusion surgery, and I don't have before pics, as I could barely move forget take a picture of myself, but each day I used my Skin MD Natural, once my staples came out, and I had well over 50 + of them, and I massaged it in each day, and I healed tremendously. My doctor was so impressed at how far I had come, and how well I healed. He reassured me of this each time I saw him post op.  I was asked if I would show a picture of before and after, and I decided to do so. I didn't have a before picture, so I went on Lumbar Fusion Surgery website, and copied a picture to show you somewhat the inside looks like below. I also have a cage, which can't be seen in this picture.
         

                                                          

Here is the outside, after my staples came out. I don't look at it too often, as it's quite the site for sore eyes. I hope the picture don't freak you out. I didn't show you all of it if you know what I mean. I did this so maybe I could help people who were about to, or who have already had spinal surgery. Try Skin MD Natural , as it made  a huge difference with my healing.



Skin MD Natural   can be purchased online here, and can also be purchased at your local Walgreens, CVS or Walmart. Skin MD Natural  retails for $18.00 and Skin MD Natural SPF 15 retails for $25.00 Check out the Skin MD Natural Affiliate Program. All you need to do is promote Skin MD Natural on your blog, email, or networking site, and when someone makes a purchase through your link, you earn money. It's as easy as that!! Skin MD Natural is 100% product guaranteed  if your not happy with it.

I'd like to Thank Skin MD Natural for giving me the chance to review such a fine product. I was given this product and 2 samples of Skin MD Natural SPF 15 in return for me providing my review. I was not compensated monetarily. These are my honest opinions, and mine only!! So who would like the chance to win a bottle of Skin MD Natural  and samples of Skin Natural SPF 15 ?

All you have to do is stop by Skin MD Natural and tell me something that you learned that wasn't mentioned here. This is MANDATORY and must be completed in order for other entries to count. You must be a follower on GFC also.

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This giveaway is open to U.S & Canada residents. Must be 18 to enter. Winner has 48 hours to confirm, or I will have to pic another winner. Good luck to all!!!





Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Hard Candy Makeup Review

                                                




I recently received some makeup to review for Hard Candy, and I was so thrilled to do so.  I was sent  Kal-eye-descope - Baked Eyeshadow Duos -Make Believe. I was also sent  Take Me Out Liner-Glitter . I normally don't wear makeup, but I will tell you that the people at Hard Candy must have known me, because the colors they sent me went awesome with my tones and eye color. So let me show you below how fabulous this makeup looked on me!   
I will tell you that I did get alot of compliments by friends,
and I was told that these were my colors. I think they were right.
You tell me what you think ???





The colors were perfect that I received. I'm actually hooked on it. The eyeshadow was blue/gray, and went on easy with applicator, ane the liner was silver with glitter. If I'm going to take the time to put on makeup, then I need to do it right, and I love to sparkle!! I loved the colors so much, that I put on a blue vest I had to bring the color of my eyes out, and that it did.

Hard Candy carries eye shadows,  lip products, nail products,  face products, and Body Powders/Glitters too.  Hard Candy items can be purchased at your local Walmart, and online. So, what are you waiting for??  Head on over to Walmart.com, or to your local Walmart to pick up these hot items today. I know that I'm hooked for sure on Hard Candy Make Up now.

Thanks to the fine folks over at Hard Candy for giving me the opportunity to review such fine products of yours. I was not compensated monetarily for this review. I was provided the items in the picture above. These are my opinions and mine only.
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