Mailbox Freebies: April 17th- April 22nd

Jiffy Mixes Free Recipe Book

Truvia & Truvia Nectar Sample

Vitafusion Simply Good Complete Multivitamin & High Potency B-12 Vitamin Gummies (Smiley360)

I was received Vitafusion vitamin gummies for FREE for testing purposes courtesy of Smiley360 but my opinion are my own.

Poppy VoxBox (Influenster)

To learn more about what was included in my Poppy VoxBox click here! I will posting a review of the box soon! I received this box full of complimentary products from Influenster for testing & reviewing purposes and my opinions of the products are my own.

 

What freebies did you get in the mail this past week?

 

Mailbox Freebies: April (#1)

This is something new I am going to start doing. I am going to start making announcements of all the free stuff I received in my mailbox. This will also let you know what reviews will be coming to the blog in the near future.

Last Week’s Freebie

3 FebreezeOne Products and Coupons: Mandarin, Bamboo, Orchid (BzzAgent sent this complimentary product to me for testing purposes.)

This Week’s Freebies

Vitafusion Everyday Energy Gummy Vitamins (Smiley360 sent me this complimentary product to try and review.)

Daily Goodie Box with sent me the following free products to review:

  1. Bunches of Crunches Superfood Granola Dark Chocolate Sea Salt with Chia from Bakery on Main
  2.  Original Lychee & White Grape detox water drink
  3. #MPWR Acne Spot Treatment
  4. Eboost Energy Powder
  5. Adamia Therapeautic Repair Lotion
  6. Cherry Slurpee  7-11 Cotton Candy
  7. Mighty Nut Powdered Peanut Butter in Vanilla from Peanut Butter & Co
  8. Goddess Garden Organics Sunscreen Sample
  9. Quick DUDE Shower Wipes
  10. Coupons: $1 off Bakery on Main product and $1 off 6.5 oz jar of Peanut Butter & Co Mighty Nut powdered peanut butter
  11. Discount Codes for Eboost and #MPWR

Reviews of these complimentary products will be up within the next month! Hope everyone is having a great weekend!

Scientists finally understand why deep breathing physically reduces stress

Our thoughts and emotions can influence our physical states and vice versa. When we’re stressed, we tend to take short, rapid breaths of air. Conversely, mental health professionals often tell patients with anxiety or depression to take deep breaths as a way of calming down, and yoga practitioners know pranayama as the controlled breathing to…

via Scientists finally understand why deep breathing physically reduces stress — Quartz

February Freebies: All About That Dove

Product testing is something I am fairly new at but it is something I am enjoying. So far I have been blessed with testing some pretty fantastic complimentary products such as, Aussie Cleanse & Mend Shampoo and Conditioner (courtesy of Influenster) and Scotch-Brite Scrubbing Dish Cloth (courtesy of PinchMe). This past February I lucked out and got to test out two products (for FREE) from the brand Dove courtesy of Influenster and BzzAgent.

Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirant: Lavender Fresh

The first complimentary product I was sent to test is Dove Advanced Care Antiperspirant in their new scent, Lavender Fresh. I received this free product from Influenster to test and review. When it comes to my underarms, Dove has been the only brand I trust for years. I already use Dove Go Fresh so I was quite excited to be chosen to test this product.

As expected, this product by Dove did not disappoint! If you love the scent of Lavender you will love this antiperspirant. The scent lasts for around 24 hrs and the antiperspirant sweat protection lasts close to 48 hrs. I still prefer my Go Fresh scent (Cool Essentials) but Lavender Fresh is a new favorite scent.

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Dove DermaCare Scalp Pure Daily Care 2n1

The second free Dove product I had the pleasure of testing is Dove Pure Daily Care 2n1 Anti-Dandruff shampoo & conditioner. I received this complimentary product from BzzAgent for testing purposes. I was excited about this product test for three reasons: I have suffered from dandruff since I was a teenager, Dove is a brand name I trust, and this was my first BzzCampaign for testing a product!

Unfortunately, this 2n1 shampoo & conditioner didn’t work for me. It didn’t help with dandruff at all and just caused icky product build up! (Gross!) Performance aside, I did actually like the smell of the product; It has this pleasant minty scent. I’m disappointed that this product didn’t work for me but this in no way makes me think negatively about Dove.

Under Construction

When I first started this blog it was pretty directionless. Finally after years of random blog posts I finally have a sense of direction of what I want this blog to be. I will be working on making some changes to this blog over the next month or so to better fit this new direction I would like take. Hope you like the end result when I am finished and wishing you all a happy February!

Adventures in Product Testing- New Section added!

I have just added a new section to this blog. Late last year I began signing up for a handful of sites that occasionally offer free samples of products in exchange for completing a few tasks. These tasks usually consists of sharing a picture of the product and writing a review after trying the product out. Simple and easy. If you click on  ADVENTURES IN PRODUCT TESTING from the menu above you will be taken to a page devoted to these programs I have signed up for. You will find out which sites I have signed up for and have received boxes from.  You will also find a list of complimentary product samples I have tested sent by these programs. It’s a little slim right now on content, but I will be expanding it soon as a test and review more products.

**3/16/2017: I have added a new page to archive all my product reviews of complimentary products I test. Hover your mouse over ADVENTURES IN PRODUCT TESTING and you will see Product Reviews pop up below. Simply click on it to read my product review posts.**

15 Texts You Can Send Someone Instead Of Ghosting Them

unsplash.comNo one likes getting ghosted, so why do we do it? Personally, I find that honesty is the best policy. It allows for a clean cut, regardless of the stage of the relationship. Leaving someone on the edge of their seat is plain ol’ rude, and really shitty. So, I present to you the most easy…

via 15 Texts You Can Send Someone Instead Of Ghosting Them — Thought Catalog

17 Brutal Truths You Need To Accept If You Want To Lead A Happier Life

Thought.is1. Even the least boring people lead mostly boring lives. 2. Even the most accomplished people face plenty of hard times. 3. Even if you do meaningful work, you will find yourself hungering for more. 4. Even once you’ve found yourself, you won’t always feel self-confident and secure. 5. Even if you’ve found your soulmate, your relationship will…

via 17 Brutal Truths You Need To Accept If You Want To Lead A Happier Life — Thought Catalog

Read This If It’s Been A Long Time Since You’ve Felt Like Yourself — Thought Catalog

sergiochoy98 I know the feeling. Better than you might think. The feeling that your best days are behind you. That your best self is behind you. The feeling that the person you used to be, the passions you used to have and the life you used to want for yourself, are hopelessly detached from the…

via Read This If It’s Been A Long Time Since You’ve Felt Like Yourself — Thought Catalog