Smiley360 Mission: Purex Crystals

One of my latest Smiley360 missions was for me to add Purex Crystals to my laundry routine. I was sent a coupon which allowed me to pick out the Purex Crystals fragrance of my choice and try it out completely FREE.


My fragrance of choice was the Lavender Blossom scent. I start adding this to my laundry a few weeks ago. I’ve been adding a full cup (up to the third line marker) to each of my loads of laundry. Purex Crystals really did add an extra boost of freshness to my clothes! I could smell the Lavender Blossom scent on my clothes a week later and the scent still smelled fresh! Purex Crystals is definitely a product I would recommend to anyone who needs (or wants) to add a boost of freshness to their laundry.

Do you use Purex Crystals to add an extra boost of freshness? Which scent do you use?

**I received a free sample of Purex Crystals from Smiley360 to try out and review but my opinions are 100% my own.**

Mailbox Freebies: June

June 26th- 30th

Entrepreneur (Mercury Magazines)

Bon Appetit (Reward Bee)

Rachael Ray Everyday (Recyclebank)

Allure, Shape, and Glamour (Reward Survey)

*Freebies & Free Samples*

Breathe Right Strips (2)

Amazing Grass samples: Green Superfood & Protein Superfood

Simple Solutions by Arm & Hammer Kit: Baking Soda Shaker & booklet (Simple Solutions)

Black Opium Nuit Blanche perfume sample

Exuviance Peel sample

Garnier Fructis Sleek & Shine Zero shampoo & conditioner samples

June 19th-24th

Road & Track (Recyclebank)

Better Homes & Gardens & Family Circle (Value Mags)

Bridal Guide (Mercury Magazines)

People & Real Simple  (Reward Survey)

Entertainment Weekly  (Reward Bee)

*Freebies & Free Samples*

A free copy of The Breakdown from (SheSpeaks.)

4 Equate Ultra Thin Pads from Wal-mart.

Yadah Lip Crayon in Dazzling Red (08Liter)

FREE USPS shipping boxes of various sizes (USPS)

June 12th-17th

Good Housekeeping and Entertainment Weekly (Reward Bee)

Car & Driver (Recyclebank)

People  (Reward Survey)

Yoga Journal (Swagbucks reward: Magazine Gold Card subscription for 250 SB)

*Freebies & Free Samples*

Dove Men + Care Fortifying Shampoo & Conditioner (3 oz sample)

Chanel No.5 perfume sample

Albolene Makeup Remover sample

Live Well Compass Culinary Japanese Matcha Green Tea (free for review via Tomoson)

June 5th-10th

Cosmopolitan, Bon Appetit, Cooking Light, and Entertainment Weekly  (Reward Bee)

Robb Report Best of the Best issue and People  (Reward Survey)

Road & Track (Recycle Bank)

Weight Watchers (Mercury Magazines)

Yoga Journal, 2 issues (Swagbucks reward: Magazine Gold Card subscription for 250 SB)

Nautica Blue cologne sample & Jolly Rancher Pop-Tart in Watermelon flavor sample (Skosay)

*Freebies & Free Samples*

U by Kotex samples

Nivea Men Creme sample

Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin, and Nails Multivitamin & Probiotic Dietary Supplement (Nature’s Bounty Rewards)


May 29th- June 3rd

I didn’t get much this week but I am happy with what I received.

Rachael Ray’s Everyday magazine (Recycle Bank)

Family Circle (Value Mags)

Cosmopolitan (Reward Bee)

People (Reward Survey)

Weight Watchers (Mercury Magazines)

Cherry Jolly Rancher Pop-Tart sample (Skosay)

Tablet case and screen protector for Trek 2 from Amazon (I got these items for free by using Amazon gift cards I earned from Earning Station & Crowdtap)

March-May BzzCampaign: FebrezeOne

Late March I was sent 3 FebrezeOne product samples and 3 Buy One Sprayer, Get one FebrezeOne Refill Free coupons. FebrezeOneCapture

I had used Febreze in the past, and already loved the brand, so when I had the opportunity to try this new FebrezeOne product for FREE (via BzzAgent) I was quite excited to be included in the campaign. Little did I know that my boyfriend is also I big fan of Febreze! He said he used to be guilty of spraying it a lot, maybe even too much. I was fortunate to get all 3 scents available for FebrezeOne: Bamboo, Mandarin, and Orchid. FebrezeOne has no aerosols, no dyes, and no heavy perfumes. To be honest, I like all three scents. They pretty much all smell with Febreze but with a little bit of a different scent. Bamboo smells closest to the original Febreze scent. Mandarin has hint of a citrus scent while Orchid has a more floral scent. My personal favorite is the Mandarin. The Orchid is the scent my boyfriend likes the most out of the three. We are very pleased with the performance of this Febreze product and we will definitely be using FebrezeOne again and again.

**I received free samples of FebrezeOne from BzzAgent but my opinions are my own.**




Crowdtap Creamer Missions

This month I was fortunate to be chosen to do 2 sample missions for Crowdtap. These missions were also my very first with the site! The missions I was chosen for were the One Touch Latte by International Delight and Dunkin Donuts creamer.  I received coupons for both of the creamer products (and Dunkin Donuts coffee) so I could try them for free. I had to complete a handful of tasks as I tried both of these creamer. They were pretty simple and easy to do. Since both these were through the same site and related, I decided to do a single post for both of them.


One Touch Latte by International Delight

I had seen videos of this creamer by being used and I was quite excited to try it out. I was sent a coupon to redeem for a free product of the One Touch Latte. I debated which flavor to choose for this free sample mission and ultimately decided on the Mocha one. I had seen videos of the creamer being used and I was quite excited to try it out. My first couple attempts were unsatisfactory (and disappointing!) so I took to Instagram to figure out what I did wrong. Turned out I wasn’t pressing hard enough. After I tried it out the third time it finally worked the right way! And it was quite fun to do! I love the flavorful frothy layer it left on top.

Then I had a second problem to solve: I wasn’t liking the flavor and needed to figure out the right amount to add to get that mocha flavor I wanted. The next couple cups I just added a hint of Dunkin Donuts vanilla creamer (from my other sample mission with Crowdtap). I did figure out the magic amount to get closer to that mocha flavor I was hoping for. I’m not crazy about the mocha flavor but I did like this product. I am going to be trying out the two flavors in hopes that at least one of them I will fall in love with! If you love lattes but don’t want to leave your home, I would recommend trying One Touch Latte.

Dunkin Donuts Creamer

I have always favored Dunkin Donuts coffee so I was very excited about being able to try out the Dunkin Donuts creamer. In addition to receiving a coupon for free coffee creamer, I was also provided a coupon for Dunkin Donuts coffee! I decided on the Dunkin Donuts Vanilla coffee creamer and the 100% Colombian Dunkin Donuts coffee. I really enjoyed this Dunkin Donuts Vanilla coffee creamer (and the coffee, of course!) and will definitely be getting it again. The creamer has a good strong vanilla flavor and is very sweet. Sweet enough that I think I might try a cup minus sugar. The combination of Dunkin Donuts creamer and coffee really did make the most perfect cup of coffee!




Smiley360: Vitafusion Vitamin Gummies

It finally has happened! I was finally offered a sample mission from Smiley360 that I thought would a good fit for me. I was sent all three of these Vitafusion vitamin gummies for FREE to try out and reviewing purposes. The below opinions are my 100% my own.


Vitafusion Everyday Energy

I received Vitafusion Everyday Energy vitamin gummies early April. These had a delicious peach tea flavor to them. It is recommended to take 4 gummy vitamins a day. I tended to take 2 of the gummy vitamins with a bottle of water after first waking up. I later took 2 more in the early evening to help give me an extra boost to help keep me awake until my boyfriend came home from work. I would definitely recommend this to anyone who needs to have an extra boost to make it through the day.

Vitafusion Simply Good Complete Multivitamin & High Potency B-12

In addition to being able to try out Vitafusion’s Everday Energy vitamin gummies, I also had the privilege of trying out Vitafusion’s Complete MultivitaminHigh Potency B-12!  I received these other two vitamin gummies a few weeks after I started taking Everyday Energy. I really enjoy both of these flavors! The Multivitamin was in a natural blackberry and the B-12 was in a natural pomegranate flavor, which actually my favorite flavor between all 3 vitamin gummies! Within days after I started taking these everyday (twice a day) I started feeling more energetic and more healthy. I simply just feel better.

I really enjoyed these Smiley360 sample missions and vitafusion will definitely be a brand I will turn to purchasing when I am looking to fulfill vitamin gummy needs. This woman just became a repeat customer for this brand.


Do you take vitamin gummies? Do you take vitafusion vitamin gummies or a different brand? Which ones do you take???

Mailbox Freebies: May 2017

Here is the list of all the free samples and free magazines I received over the past month. I am going to do something different this month. Instead of separate posts every week I will just update this post on a weekly basis.

May 22nd-27th

I received some good stuff this past week! I am very happy with I found in my mailbox!

Real Simple, Robb Report, People, and Field & Stream (RewardSurvey)

Allure and Entertainment Weekly (RewardBee)

Better Homes & Gardens (ValueMags)

Softy All- Purpose Sanitizing wipes (3)

Dove Intensive Repair Shampoo & Conditioner 3 oz samples

$25 Amazon Gift Card (I earned this gift card from taking survey (& completing short tasks) at Earning Station)

Sundown Naturals Probiotic Gummies (Smiley360)

Kleenex Multicare tissues Chat Pack (Chatterbox)

Quest Cereal Protein Bar (Cinnamon Roll flavor) & Rephresh odor eliminating gel (Sample Source)


May 15th-20th

Another week of mostly free magazines!

People (RewardSurvey)

Entertainment Weekly, Good Housekeeping, Cosmopolitan, and Bon Appetit (RewardBee)

Weight Watchers (Mercury Magazines)

Better Homes & Gardens (ValueMags)

Emergen-C sample

Natural Vitality Natural Calm fizzy drink mix (2)


May 8th- 13th

I didn’t get a lot of samples this week but I am happy with what I got.

Good Housekeeping, Allure, Marie Claire, and Entertainment Weekly (RewardBee)

Bridal Guide (ValueMags)

People (RewardSurvey)

Rachael Ray’s Nutrish cat food sample

Poise (2 liners & 1 pad) samples

Purex Crystals coupon (Smiley360)


May 1st-6th

Field & Stream (May issue; I think this is bonus subscription when I redeemed for another magazine subscription) & People (RewardSurvey)

Bon Appetit, Allure, and Entertainment Weekly (RewardBee)

Rimmel Scandaleyes Kohl Kajal (Skosay)

Dunkin Donuts Coffee Creamer Crowdkit: Free Dunkin Donuts coffee creamer coupon & Dunkin Donuts coffee product coupon. &  International Delight One Touch Latte Crowdkit: Coupon for OneTouch Latte product. (Crowdtap)

Full Circle dish cloths from OneTwine shop (I earned points that I redeemed for a coupon from Recyclebank)

More Goddess Garden Organics Samples: 2 Mineral-Removing Cleansers & 1 Sun-Repair Night Cream

Neocell samples: 3 Biotin Soft Chews & 3 Derma Matrix Collagen Skin Complex drink mix

Trivita free 30 day supply of dissolving b-12 tablets

Method laundry detergent (Sample Source)

Nestea coupon ( 1 free iced tea OR $1.79 off 6-pack or larger)

I got a lot of good freebies this week. This is the best freebie week for me since I have really gotten into hunting down freebies. What good freebies did you get this past week?

Influenster: Poppy VoxBox

I was pretty excited when I found out I was chosen to receive the Poppy VoxBox and even more excited when I found out what it included! Ever since I became a member last August I had been wanting to receive one of these boxes filled with a variety of products to try so I was very happy I was chosen for this one. All the below complimentary products were sent to me from Influenster for reviewing/testing purposes but my opinions are my own.


Nyakio Coffee Face Polish

I absolutely loved this sample! It smelled great (but not like coffee at all!) and it did very well at softening my face. Definitely have to see about buying this and checking out other products from this brand.

7th Heaven Soften Sock Masques

I had never used anything like this so I didn’t really know what to expect. It felt really, REALLY weird while I had the sock masques on. I think the awkward feeling was worth it because my feet were super soft afterwards.

Rimmel Scandaleyes (micro eyeliner)

I was really nervous about using this because I find liquid eyeliners intimidating. It was surprisingly easier to use than anticipated. I will say it would have been better if I could have had it in a brown (considering that is the color eyeliner I lean towards using) but overall I am happy with the results and I look forward to playing around with this eyeliner over the next few months to see what new looks I come up with.

Rimmel Oh My Gloss (oil tint)

I found my experience with this to not be not much different than other lip glosses I have used in the past. I think it lasted a little longer though before it began fading. I was more unhappy with the color sent me than the actual product performance. I think a darker tint would have been a better fit.

Eva NYC Dry Shampoo

This was my firs time using a dry shampoo and I was a bit skeptical of how well it would work. I found that it does work quite well at soaking up excess oil. Even though this product worked I don’t see me really using it much at all but it might be something worth keeping on hand.

Tide Pods PLUS Downy

It’s Tide so I knew this product wouldn’t disappoint. It keeps smelling fresh for a really long time! Just might end up using the Tide coupon included in my Poppy VoxBox.

Nivea In-Shower Lotion

I was pretty excited about receiving this product. I tend to have trouble remembering to lotion up post-shower so this was the perfect product for me try out. It smells absolutely great and my skin does feel soft & smooth after using. I will definitely have to buy this once I run out.

Not on Influenster yet but want to have the opportunity to try out products completely free in exchange for reviews? Click here to sign up and you could receive a box like this!

Daily Goodie Box Review: April 2017

Bunches of Crunches Superfood Granola Dark Chocolate Sea Salt with Chia from Bakery on Main

Chocolatey. Salty goodness. These are delicious! I wish I had a bigger sample!

 Original Lychee & White Grape detox water drink

Like the product but wasn’t crazy about the flavor; not a fan of grape. I would be interested in trying one of the other flavors offered.

#MPWR Acne Spot Treatment

I love that that this is an organic product. I’ve only had to use it a couple times but it seems to work pretty well.

Eboost Energy Powder (Strawberry Kiwi)

Love this kind of product, don’t love the flavor. I’m not a fan of the Strawberry Kiwi flavor in general and would have preferred a different flavor.

Adamia Therapeautic Repair Lotion

Full size product was included. Not really a smell at all to it. Seems to help keep my dry skin areas from being so rough and dry,

Cherry Slurpee  7-11 Cotton Candy

I’m not a big fan of cotton candy so I only had a taste of this. It definitely tasted a lot like a Cherry Slurpee. My boyfriend’s daughter loved it.

Mighty Nut Powdered Peanut Butter in Vanilla from Peanut Butter & Co

I had never used dry peanut butter before so I was skeptical about how good this would come out. I was pleasantly surprised at how delicious this tasted! I accidentally added a little too much water and had to add some regular peanut butter to thicken it up. It tasted so rich! It reminded me of the really good peanut butter candy covered in chocolate. Would highly recommend anyone to try this!

Goddess Garden Organics Sunscreen Sample

I like the sunscreen itself but I didn’t like the sample packet. It made it very difficult to just get a little sunscreen out. It’s an organic sunscreen that doesn’t have any bad chemicals in it like other sunscreens. It also has a more pleasant smell than other sunscreens I have used in the past.

Quick DUDE Shower Wipes

A nice sized thick wipe. Smells good and feels good on the skin. I am using mine for the occasional day when I end up skipping my shower to keep me feeling fresh. Would highly recommend including this in care kits for college students and military soldiers.


Daily Goodie Box Review

I was very pleased with samples that were included in my very first Daily Goodie Box. The selection of products sent to me were pretty much the kind of products I have an interest in using/trying out. The only product I wasn’t crazy about was the Slurpee cotton candy (not a fan of it cotton candy at all) but I’m not complaining because I was able to give it to a kid to enjoy. I am definitely hoping I get selected to receive more boxes from this site again! Click here to sign up and have the opportunity to receive your own Daily Goodie Box filled with FREE samples to try out!

I received this Daily Goodie Box filled with product samples for FREE in exchange for reviewing the included products. My opinions are my own. 

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?