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Phone Holder


I received this phone holder for free or at a discount for my honest review. If you would like to see my full disclosure click here.

It seems to me that most of these phone holders don’t really hold on to your phone very well. Or at least the ones that I have used in the past. This one appears that it will hold the phone better because it is spring loaded in the area that holds the phone. I like this about this holder, of course, given time that spring could get weaker so we shall see how long this one lasts.

I do like that you can position this phone in so many different ways. The phone can be vertical or horizontal and you can adjust how high or low the phone faces. The base will turn so that you can attach the clip to almost anything in your car, including your vents. The clip is pretty hard to move right now but I assume that with age it will get easier to work.

I really think this one will work for me so I hope that I am right on this. You can purchase this on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/gp/mpc/AOTMNSO4HT3MZ

Have a great day!

Renee


 

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Homestead Classes

Have you wondered about how to get information that you can trust on your animals. I may have a solution for you that won’t cost you an arm and a leg. Shelby Devore of Farminence has several workshops with good information on different homesteading subjects.

If you need information on gardening, she has that at https://shelbydevore.podia.com/backyard-vegetable-gardener-s-summit-2021-all-access-pass/bouat

If you need information on raising goats she has that at

No matter what information you need, you can possibly find it there. All of her workshops are listed at https://shelbydevore.podia.com/a/bouat

I have gone through her herd basics workshop and the information is good. There were a few things that I didn’t know that she had in there. Things that I will be putting to use here now that I know. Of course there is no better information than your Vet, but I know that many times one can’t afford the Vet for everything so having some knowledge helps a great deal.

If your struggling with your gardening she has workshops for that too.  This is one of the websites that I follow so I feel that her information is good. With everything in one spot there is no need to go around searching the web for the information that may or may not be correct.

Check her out and let me know what you think. Leave a comment below and tell me your thoughts on her site.

Have a great day!

Renee

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Check my Body Health

I received the analysis from Check my body health for free or at a discount for my honest review. To see my full disclosure click here.

I was approached by Check My Body Health to get an analysis on what my body is sensitive to and I jumped at the chance to do this. I have wanted to see about this for a while and have even been thinking about asking my doctor about this. So I was very excited to do this.

I got my results the other day and I am working on the elimination phase of determining what is affecting my health. This was easy to do. You sign up on their website and pay for the test. They email you the information to get the test done, which consists of sending a hair sample to them. I got an email when they received my sample and again with my results. This is a very detailed report. I thought it would just be about food sensitivities but it also includes metals, and other sections.

 

I read through all the information. This is a very detailed report. They tell you what has a high reactivity level, a moderate reactivity level and no reactivity level. They go through every food type you can think of and tell you which ones your body reacted to. I am now working on the elimination phase where you remove the high reactivity foods for a month. This allows the food to get out of your system all the way. Then you start adding them back one by one to determine how you react to the individual item.

In doing this, you are able to determine what products are not good for your system. This allows you to put back those items that don’t seem to bother you while completely removing those that do. I will keep you updated on this as I start the reintroduction phase next month.  If you would like to have this done you can sign up here: http://www.checkmybodyhealth.com/us

Have a great day!

Renee

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Lip mask


I received this lip mask for free or at a discount for my honest review. To see my full disclosure click here.

During the summer my lips are always dry and peeling. I love this collagen lip mask so far, because my lips haven’t been as dry as they usually are this time of year.

This is such a little bottle that I really didn’t have much hope that this stuff would be any good.  I always have to use a lot of the other brands and I’m constantly re applying very often. So I didn’t think this would last very long, but I was surprised because I still have almost a full jar. It seems that this stays put and works for  a while rather than coming off almost instantly. I have been using this only a couple times a day and my lips are nice now. I love the way they feel and look.

There really is no smell to this and no taste that I have been able to tell. It goes on nicely and stays put. It’s not greasy like some others are. I really like this lip mask and I would recommend it to anyone who gets dry lips at any time during the year.

You can get this at: https://www.walmart.com/blocked?url=L2lwL0NvbGxhZ2VuLUxpcC1NYXNrLURyeS1MaXBzLVB1cmVhdXR5LU5hdHVyYWxzLUJhbG0tSHlkcmF0ZS1QbHVtcC1EcnktRHVsbC1DaGFwcGVkLUxpcHMtTW9pc3R1cml6ZXItQ2FyZS1Nb2lzdHVyaXppbmctTmlnaHQtU2hlYS1CdXR0ZXIvMjg1MDQ1MDI4

I would love to know if you do get it and what you think about it. Leave a comment below and let me know.

Have a great day!

Renee


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Foot Cream


I received this foot cream for free or at a discount for my honest review. If you would like to see my full disclosure please click here.

In the summer time, my heals get so dry they start to crack. This isn’t really painful for me it’s just irritating because the skin will catch on everything. So I have been looking for a good foot cream to help keep this from happening. I think I just found it!

I love the way my heels are starting to feel now. They are healing and beginning to get better. I love that this cream is pretty thick so you actually feel like you’re putting something on them. I have used a few that are so thin you can’t even tell if you are using something and you have to use a lot at a time to get any kind of relief. So this one being so creamy is a great thing I think.

I love Pureauty because their product are made in the USA and they are not tested on animals. They have natural ingredients such as: Shea Butter and lavender oil. I love that they use natural products in their products. This company has so many good products that I have been given the opportunity to try out and this one has not disappointed just as the other products have not disappointed me.

Have you tried this product? I would love to hear your feelings on it. Leave a comment below and let me know.

You can get this at: https://pureautynaturals.com/products/foot-cream

If you would like to try it out.

Have a great day!

Renee


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Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer


I received this Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer for free or at a discount for my honest review. To see my full disclosure click here.

With hand cleanliness being such a big deal right now, this is something that could really help with keeping the germs down.

This sanitizer is plant based and vegan friendly. It is a mushroom based sanitizer that should kill 99.9% of all germs. This hand sanitizer also contain antibacterial properties that could help with illnesses and keeping them down. This is skin friendly as well with moisturizers to help keep your skin from drying out like they do with many hand sanitizers.

The scent of this hand sanitizer is lemon balm. I’m not sure that is an accurate description though. I know that oils react differently to everyone as far as scent goes, but this does smell good in the bottle. I didn’t like how it smelled once I used it though. So this may vary by person, but thankfully it was not very strong and didn’t last very long (as far as the scent) so it’s not really something I would worry about too much.

To purchase this item go here: https://babingtonsoap.com/products/plant-based-moisturizing-hand-sanitizer

I would love to know if you have purchased this and what you thought about it. Leave me a comment below and let me know.

Have a great day!

Renee


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Biotin Conditioner


I received this conditioner for free or at a discount for my honest review. If you would like to see my full disclosure click here.

This conditioner is a good one. I haven’t been able to say that about many of them out there recently so it’s a nice change with this one. I love that the ingredients are mostly natural things found in the environment. I really so far, have loved everything I have tried from this company.

This conditioner has biotin, B3 and Pea Sprout Extract which are all good things for your hair. This conditioner is creamy and feels good. You need to leave it in your hair for a few minutes to get the best benefits from this.  And of course, using it with the shampoo is a big help also because they both have the same great good stuff in them.

It’s simple to use, just like any other conditioner. After shampooing you put it in your hair and let it set for a few minutes before rinsing it out. My hair was very soft after using this and so far does appear to me that it’s looking better. Of course this could just be my imagination. I’ll have to use it for another week or so to be sure but so far I really like this stuff.

You can get this conditioner here: https://pureautynaturals.com/products/biotin-conditioner

I would love to know if you have used this already. Leave me a comment below and let me know your thoughts on this conditioner.

Have a great day!

Renee


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Biotin Shampoo


I received this Biotin Shampoo for free or at a discount for my honest review. You can see my full disclosure here.

I am always looking for a good shampoo and conditioner that will be good to both my hair and the environment. I am hopeful that I have found it now.

This shampoo has some great ingredients for your hair that should help it to become healthier all around. If you need thicker hair, this should help. If you are looking for your hair to just plain be more healthy, this shampoo will help. I look forward to using this shampoo for a while. I love the ingredients in this because they are mostly natural things that occur in the environment and they are good for your hair too.

I have always had trouble with my hair because the shampoos that I find aren’t the greatest for your hair. It seems the split ends alone are awful and I can’t get rid of them. I would love to say this will get rid of them, but I haven’t been using it long enough to know for sure yet. I think I am starting to notice a difference though so I am hoping it’s not just my imagination.

You can get this here: https://pureautynaturals.com/products/biotin-shampoo

I would love to know if you have used this shampoo and what your thoughts are about it. Leave me a comment below and let me know.

Have a great day!

Renee


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Bath Mat


I received this Bath Mat for free or at a discount for my honest review. If you would like to see my full disclosure click here.

I wish I had something like this when my kids were young. However, it still comes in very handy for my grand son who lives here with us.

 

This is two pieces, one for the knees and one for the elbows. This also has some pockets on both sides of the tub (in the tub and outside the tub). The elbow part goes over the edge so that one of the pockets go inside the tub and the other set of pockets are outside the tub.

 

I know that it can be difficult on both the knees and the elbows when giving the little one’s a bath, or at least it is for me. This has been so nice to have because my knees actually get a break and my elbows don’t hurt after the bath either. The material this is made of is fairly soft. I’m not sure what it is but it works well and feels good against the skin.

 

If you need this, go here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0898X2MFS to purchase one. I would love to know your thoughts on this. Leave me a comment below and let me know.

Have a great day!

Renee


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Sports Bra


I received this Sports Bra for free or at a discount for my honest review. To see my full disclosure click here.

I’ve never been one to wear sports bras, but this one seems pretty comfortable so far.

It’s pretty stretchy so it’s fairly comfortable as sports bras go. I’ve never been a big fan of them, but this isn’t too bad. It’s more of a tank top rather than a bra, but has the support of a bra. This is something I have not been able to find with most sports bras. So as far as that’s concerned, it’s probably better than most I have dealt with before.

The material is soft against your skin so that is nice too. The straps don’t dig into your shoulders. And it provides almost the same support as a regular bra. For me, these are all things I look for in a bra of any kind. I love the polyester/ spandex mix makes it so that it is breathable material. I really like that because it doesn’t seem like it will be too hot in the summer months here. Since summer here can be brutal, this is a big point for me.

For these reasons alone, I would recommend this to anyone, however, I have only been able to wear it once so far, so I’m not really sure about it yet. I will update this post later with my final thoughts on it at another time.

To purchase this sports bra click the link: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08FT5DLGM

I would love to know if you have this bra already and what your thoughts are. Leave a comment below letting me know.

Have a great day!

Renee


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Belanko Whistling Tea Pot


I received this Belanko Whistling Tea Pot for free or at a discount for my honest review. If you would like to see my full disclosure click here.

I have to say that I adore this tea pot! I had been look for a new one for a while now and I think I finally found the one I want to use.

This kettle will whistle when the water begins to boil. It starts out soft and grows in intensity as the water gets warmer. I love the color of this pot. The pictures don’t show it very well but it is a beautiful powder blue that matches perfectly with my kitchen. I will be using this tea pot for a long time to come.

If you look closely at the handle, you will see a trigger there which is used to open the pour spout. It even stays open on it’s own. After you pull the trigger to open the pour spout, there is a button on top of the handle that is used to close the pour spout. I love that you don’t have to mess with the pour spout at all. The pot does everything but fill itself and pour your hot water.

I really wish that you could see the color better because it really is a beautiful color. I thought that when it got here it would not be like it was shown, but I am so happy that it is. You can get this tea pot here: https://belanko.com/collections/diamond-tea-kettle/products/belanko-2-7-quart-whistling-tea-kettle-gradient-blue

I would love to know if you have purchased this tea pot and what you thought about it. I have only used this twice so far, so I would love to hear from someone who has used this longer. Leave me a comment below and let me know what your thoughts on this kettle are.

Have a great day!

Renee


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Colostrum Powder


I received this Colostrum Powder for free or at a discount for my honest review. To see my full disclosure click here.

Colostrum is so very important to animal babies so I guess it stands to reason that it could be good for people as well. Pure Velvet Extracts believes this to be the case so they have colostrum powder that can be added to your diet.

According to the website, colostrum is good for several things such as one’s immune system. This is what it does for newborn calves so why wouldn’t it do the same thing for people. The calf must get colostrum in the first 24 hours of life or many times they will not survive. The cow will produce colostrum for a couple days until the milk supply comes in. This colostrum provides the newborn calf everything it needs to start off life such as vitamins and minerals. The colostrum also helps to get the digestion system and immune system kicked off so the calf will live. This is supposed to provide many of the same benefits to humans.

This colostrum has been produced ethically and in a GMP certified facility. This is made completely GMO free and made in the USA. I am all for supporting companies in the USA. This would be good for athletes and gym goers or for people just looking to work toward better health. This powder will help with gut health and immune system function too.

 

You can get this from the Pure Velvet Extracts site at: https://www.purevelvetextracts.com/products/colostrum-powder-for-humans

Have a great day!

Renee


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Night Cream


I received this Night Cream for free or at a discount for my honest review. To see my full disclosure click here.

So far I really like this night cream. This one is used at night and it helps to soften the skin and is supposed to help with fine lines and wrinkles.

I don’t know how well it actually works for the fine lines and wrinkles but I do know that my skin feels soft after using this cream at night for the last week. I would love to say it helps with aging but I just haven’t used it long enough to know that for sure yet.

I have liked this company for a while now. The products they put out are good and they seem to work. This cream goes on easy and doesn’t feel oily at all. I really dislike a cream that feel oily, even though some oil is supposed to be good for the skin. However, I like this way this one feels. It’s very creamy and nice.

You can get this here: https://www.walmart.com/blocked?url=L2lwL05pZ2h0LUNyZWFtLUZhY2UtTmVjay1BbnRpLUFnaW5nLU1vaXN0dXJpemVyLVdvbWVuLU1lbi1IZWxwLVJlZHVjZS1UaGUtQXBwZWFyYW5jZS1Xcmlua2xlcy1GaW5lLUxpbmVzLUFudGktQWdpbmctUHVyZWF1dHktTmF0dXJhbHMtMzBtbC81NzU3NzEyNjM=

I would love to know if you purchase this or have in the past. Leave me a comment below and let me know what you think about this product.

Have a great day!

Renee


 

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Face Mask Bracket


I received this Face Mask Bracket for free or at a discount for my honest review. If you would like to see my full disclosure click here.

I know that most of us don’t like wearing a mask, and I hope that we can end this practice soon, but in the meantime, I hope maybe this will make wearing a mask easier for some. I was hoping it would help me but it didn’t.

This bracket goes under your mask which is supposed to allow for easier breathing. I have a very hard time wearing a mask for anything more than 5 minutes. I was hoping this would help me to be able to go out more often. I think I’ve left the house 5 or 6 times since this all started because I have very hard time wearing a mask.

 

However, a friend said that it made wearing his mask more bearable. So maybe it’s a preference thing because it worked well for him, but it didn’t for me. I am hopeful this could possibly help some others who have difficulty wearing a mask or just plain don’t like them. If this would make things  just a little bit easier on you then I would hope you give it a try.

I imagine that it’s going to be one of those things that will work for some but not for others. I just hope that maybe it will help one more person be able to get out a little more until this pandemic ends.

You can get this on Amazon here: https://kson.io/Clearance-Sale-Mask-Bracket

If you have this or purchase this I would love to know your thoughts on it. Leave me a comment below and let me know.

Have a great day!

Renee

 


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Manuka Honey Balm


I recieved this Manuka Honey Balm for free or at a discount for my honest review. To see my full disclosure click here.

I have dry hands. Not just your normal dry skin hands, but they get so dry that they actually hurt, dry hands. I have been looking for something that would actually help with this and have been unable to find anything that would work for more than an hour. However, now I have!

This little jar here is a miracle balm for me. I have used it once so far. Yes, you heard that right, once! I’ve always had to put lotion on several times a day to try to keep my hands from hurting. I wash my hands probably 50 times a day, and no that is not an exaggeration. It’s probably actually shy of how many times I wash my hands in a day. If you work a homestead, or a farm, have kids, and animals you get it. We wash our hands A LOT!

 

That is why I say this balm works miracles. I have had to use lotion several times a day to try to keep my hands from getting so very dry. This stuff, I put it on and I haven’t had dry hands at all just yet. It’s been a week today. I think I will need to use again in the next day or so, but a week without having to use lotion multiple times a day. I will take it and I will be using this stuff from here on out.

I have to say, there is only one bad thing I have found about this balm. It is very oily when you put it on. I despise oily lotions. Usually if a lotion is oily, it goes right out the door and this one almost did too because of this. After about 5 minutes or so, that oily feeling went away. I thought, ok, I’ll give it a chance then. And a week later, I haven’t used it again so far. This stuff is great!

So to recap, I’m going to give you the good, the bad, and the ugly.  It’s oily when you put it on and it takes about 5 minutes to soak into the skin. That is the bad. I love how well it works for really dry skin. That is the good. I think the ugly would be the size of the container because it is very small. However, it doesn’t take a lot of the balm for one use so it should still last for a bit anyway.

 

So if you need something for really dry skin, give this a try. I promise you won’t be disappointed. You can get this here: https://www.walmart.com/blocked?url=L2lwL0RyeS1Ta2luLUJhbG0tTWFudWthLUhvbmV5LUNyZWFtLUdyYWRlZC1IZWVsLUxvdGlvbi1jYXJlLUZhY2UtQ3JlYW0tUHVyZWF1dHktTmF0dXJhbHMtMjhnLzg4MjI1ODk4Nw==&uuid=a68fbb20-6fa0-11eb-8e78-a31ae93679dc&vid=&g=a

I would love to know if you get it and how it works for you. Leave a comment below to let me know!

Have a great day!

Renee