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INFMETRY Star Projector

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This star projector projects a map of the heavens onto your ceiling and walls with thousands of stars in random order. Featuring a rotating base with compass-point alignments, it is possible to set up your AstroStar by aligning it according to your location and the time of the year, so it can project a map of the clear night sky all around you. You can also change it to the accurately track movement of the heavens as the year progresses.
The AstroStar projector not only gives your child an education of astronomical science, but also gives you the couple to create a romantic surprise! Ideal for astronomy or astrology fans, romantics, kids who appreciate a nightlight with a difference or anyone who wants to bring some starlight into their home. Powered by a couple of AA batteries and 110V~240V power adpter. *You need to build this yourself





INFMETRY Invader Table Lamp

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The inspiration of this lamp is from the movie named War of the World directed by Spielberg. As per its name, let the three legged lamp invade your table. It is made of 5mm basswood board with E0 grade which is safe and environmental and certificated by CARB in America. The size can be adjusted from 25cm to 40cm and the weight is only 1.688kg.

This is a DIY product. You can built it and choose the paint color yourself. You should have a little knowledge about electronics. The lamp is 
unique for its alien outlook. Three legs can modify the angles to be different styles.

The additional things for this product are a set of lamb holder and a switching line which are all certificated by CE and UL. There are not lamps in the package and you can buy the lamps from a local market. You can choose 40-watt bulb or 12-watt compact fluorescent lamps. You should also prepare the knife and hamper to assemble it. 












Perky Jerky

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I have always loved beef jerky and turkey jerky!  I think you are either a fan of it or you are not. So when I had the opportunity to review Perky Jerky I was extremely. 



The turkey jerky is only 1 Weight Watchers point plus per serving so you could eat the whole package for 2 points plus!  That is a deal considering you would get 16 grams of protein for only 2 points plus. The taste and texture is phenomenal.  I actually preferred the turkey’s flavor and texture over the beef.  It just seemed to be softer!  It has bits of pepper on it so it has a bit of a kick but I really liked it. I was in Wal-mart last week shopping,  I had just worked out and was hungry and there in the checkout line was a bag of this!  I was saved.  I picked up the bag and ate it in the car later!  I love that it is such a portable snack and I love that you can find it at Wal-mart and you don’t have to special order it.  Another bonus! Now, onto the beef perky jerky.
This one is 2 points plus per serving which is not…

Kandoo Flushable Wipes and Hand Soap

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The Kandoo Flushable Wipes is perfect for little hands and little kids. The size of the flushable wipes is smaller than the flushable wipes I am using for myself. It's also unscented and hypoallergenic.

Have you bought anything that says unscented but when you smell it there's this weird smell on the product? Well the Kandoo Flushable Wipes definitely is unscented. And when I say unscented, I really mean unscented with no weird smelling scent. :)

I also like the thickness of the Kandoo Flushable Wipes. It's thick and very soft.  It's also sewer and septic safe and biodegradable so I don't have to worry about clogged toilets! :)




The Pampers Kandoo Funny Berry Hand Soap has a purple foam. It might be just cute to look at but it has a purpose! The purple color shows if they've scrubbed their hands properly already. One Pampers Kandoo Hand Soap also has 200+ pumps of soap. It also contains Vitamin E and Natural Fruit Extracts to moisturize the hands. It is dermatologi…

Boogie Wipes

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Boogie wipes are seriously the best things ever. They come in a variety of scents, Great Grape, Fresh Scent, Magic Menthol (for extra stuffy noses), Simply Unscented and Boogieberry. I especially love the magic menthol; I have even used them on myself. I can rub one of the wipes on the boogies and they stick to the wipe and come out without fail! No more frustrated baby J I have since used these for EVERYTHING. They're perfect for runny noses, cleaning face and hands after eating, cleaning up messes from crafts, coloring,and painting... you name it. Some other uses I've heard of: Cleaning candy and gum out of hair Cleaning makeup off your face, they’re gentle so as not to redden your nose but strong and durable for really messy job.

Sibu Beauty Balancing Facial Cleanser

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I recently had the chance to try Sibu Beauty Balancing Facial Cleanser. Feel free to add this to your list of all natural, paraben free, cruelty free, fair-trade, PETA certified products to try out this year.  It's a lovely cleanser.  Nice orangey/citrus smell, nice lather, it has a gentle physical exfoliating property as well.  It's not packed with granules but there are just enough to gently slough off that dull surface layer without irritating the skin. 



Sibu Beauty Sea Buckthorn Balancing Facial Cleanser leaves you with clean feeling skin which Sibu claims is the Sea Buckthorn Oil which is "known for its moisture-retaining and regulating properties that helps preserve your skin's natural moisture."  I definitely agree that with their statement that "this facial cleanser will leave your face fresh, soft and lightly moisturized."  


Sea Buckthorn is packed with Omega-7 fatty acids.  We have all heard about the importance of Omega-3 fatty acids are for ou…

Dream Eyes

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These yearly lenses don’t come in the typical vial, but in a standard paper card packaging. The design is simple and it looks similar to the packaging of normal contact lenses that you’ll receive from your eyes doctor. Each package is labelled by a sticker where the product number and the details like prescription, expiration date, diameter and curve radius are written on (the expiration date is meant for the unopened contact lenses of course).



Inside of the box you’ll find the two lenses, each packed separately in a plastic container. The inside of the paper card box contains the description and usage of the contact lenses and is very thoroughly.



Design:  The design is special. I received sky blue contacts. The design is suited for everyday wear, they look completely natural. 
Comfort: These wear-ability was normal. I wouldn’t say that they are as comfortable as my normal daily contact lenses, but they are wearable, especially when you have eye drops around for any time your eyes feel dry…

Sheltons Poultry

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I recently learned of a company called Shelton’s Poultry Inc. At Shelton’s they offer poultry products that are made with premium poultry and they have been doing it this way since their beginning in 1924. Shelton’s poultry is free range and all natural. The poultry has been raised without the use of antibiotics or artificial grown stimulants. When they make their products, they use natural ingredients whenever possible. Shelton’s believes in products that are pure and simple; “ingredient lists that read like a home recipe and not chemistry textbook.” Isn’t that really the way our food should be?!
For my review, I received a collection of Shelton’s products including Turkey Chili in Spicy and Mild, Premium Breast of Chicken, Turkey Jerky in Hot & Spicy and Original, and Turkey Jerky Sticks in Pepperoni, Jalapeno and Original.

One of my favorite lunches is chicken salad. I decided to make my salad with a large bowl of fresh greens,  cucumber and bell pepper slices, an apple and tosse…

Skin Actives Salicylic Wash & Marine Nutrient Cream

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I recently had to opportunity to review Skin Actives Salicylic Wash and the Marine Nutrient Cream. I have very sensitive skin and acne prone skin. I have always had a hard time finding products that don't irritate my skin yet are strong enough to get deep into my pores and leave my skin feeling clean. The Salicylic Wash is a face wash you use two times a day to help clean and kill bacteria that forms acne. Its the runniest face wash i've ever used which concerned me at first, but after using it I was presently surprised!


This product makes my skin feel extremely clean and soft. I personally love the feeling when my face is at its cleanest. If you are someone who likes to have some oil on your face after washing this may not be the face wash for you. Because I like my face so clean I also use a face scrub along with this wash.

I also received the Marine Nutrient Cream. I have only ever used on face moisturizer, so I was very scared to try this. Lot's of moisturizers put too…

Looney Lab Regular Show Fluxx Game

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Fluxx is the card game with ever changing rules! It starts out simple, with just the Basic Rule card: draw one card and play one card during each player’s turn. But New Rule cards quickly make things chaotic.

Even the object of the game will often change as you play, as players swap out one Goal card for another. Can you get the Rocket to the Moon before someone changes the goal to Death by Chocolate?

Fluxx comes in many flavors including Cthulhu Fluxx, Oz Fluxx, Star Fluxx, Pirate Fluxx, Zombie Fluxx, Monty Python Fluxx, Eco Fluxx, and probably some others.

I played with my 9 year old neighbor who is a HUGE Cartoon Network fan, he absolutely loved this game! He taught me how to play and taught me all about the shows. I had no idea how to play but part of that was me not knowing the characters or shows which the game was based from. Once I learned about the characters it was really fun and super funny! If you are a Cartoon Network fan, this is the game for you!

Namaste Foods

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Namaste Foods is a gluten free food manufacturer with an extensive line of products, including baked goods, pizza crust, flour blends and pasta dishes. Daphne Taylor founded Namaste Foods as a way to help create gluten free and allergen free foods for a friend’s son. In addition to being gluten free, Namaste Foods are also free of soy, potato, corn, tree nuts, peanuts, casein and dairy. Their products are made in dedicated allergen-free facilities and contain no GMO (genetically modified) ingredients.





I had the opportunity to try two of their products, the Pasta Pisavera and the Spice Cake (yes, cake). The Pasta Pisavera is pasta and a spice packet. The package offers ways to jazz up the dish with different vegetables to add more flavors and nutrients to the dish. As someone tha doesn’t need to avoid gluten, I am always impressed with how great gluten free pasta is—and this product was no exception. Paying close attention to the cooking time, the pasta was the perfect texture and consi…

Bella Sun Luci

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I received this wonderful package of Bella Sun Luci Sun Dried Tomato products from the folks at Mooney Farms.  As I was taking the items out of the box, “Yum!” and “Wow!” , was all I kept saying!   Talk about making my day! In the package was: Bella Sun Luci Sun Dried Halves and Julienne Cut in 100% Pure Olive Oil & Italian HerbsBella Sun Luci Sun Dried Tomato Pesto with Whole Pine NutsNew! *Bella Sun Luci Sun Dried Tomato Bruschetta – sun ripened tomatoes, fresh basil, premium olive oil, and Italian herbs to create a truly “homemade” flavor.New!  *Bella Sun Luci Julienne Cut Sun Dried Tomatoes with Italian Basil and Julienne Cut with Zesty Peppers. * Both of these products are fat free, sugar free, and no salt added!


Don’t you just love sun dried tomatoes?  I do!  They are so good for you too!  Did you know that tomatoes contain LYCOPENE, a phytochemical and proven antioxidant that fights free radicals in the body? Did you know that ounce per ounce, sun dried tomatoes have 12 TIM…

Beanitos Bean Chips

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It is well-known that one of my favorite snacks is chips with salsa or guacamole…love them!  But tortilla chips (well, pretty much any kind of chips) are not known for being nutritious.  However, there is a new kind of chip that arrived at our doorstep recently: Beanitos Bean Chips.  You heard me:  bean chips. 


Beanitos are made from black or pinto beans with some whole grain rice (and flaxseed in the case of the pinto bean flavors) through in.  When I heard about them, I was really intrigued.  I like beans and I like chips, but I just couldn’t imagine what chips made of beans would be like.  I got to sample all four flavors of Beanitos:  Black Bean, Pinto Bean & Flax, Chipotle BBQ Black Bean, & Cheddar Cheese Pinto Bean & Flax.  They have a great crunch just like tortilla chips, but are a little heartier than some.  I really liked them.  They did have a little bean flavor to them, but the flavor was mild enough to make the regular flavors suitable for dipping.  The Chipo…

Vega Shake

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Vega is dairy, gluten, and soy free.  It also is no sugar added and contains 50% of your daily intake of vitamins and minerals. That in itself is pretty amazing.  The goal of Vega is to be plant based and deliver all of the needed nutrition to help your body perform and function at its best level.





Protein and nutritional drinks to me have always had a funny taste.  Each definitely has its own unique flavor and Vega is no different.  At first taste and being used to your typical protein shakes, you can almost taste the “plant” in it.  That may not make a lot of sense, but you can tell there is a slightly different taste than non-plant based protein shakes. I tried out two different flavors: Chocolate (5 out of 5) and Berry (4 out of 5). I loved the chocolate and even though I could tell it was plant based, I still loved the flavor! I tried the Berry flavor the following night and was not quite as big of a fan.  The thing I will tell you is that I think Berry would be a GREAT additive t…

Dirty Minds Game

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It's funny, witty, outrageous, and completely clean?! Yes you heard us, completely clean...unless you have a dirty mind of coarse! Presenting the Dirty Minds Deluxe edition, bigger and even more hilarious than original, with new clues, double the game cards, and a new Dirty Minds game board. Simple to play, just roll the dice and move your game piece around the board and follow the directions on the spot you land on. Collect cards by guessing the correct CLEAN answers to the Dirty Minds clues provided. (Remember dirty answers don't count, no matter how funny they are!) The first person to spell "DIRTY" with their cards wins. One of the most fun adult party games to come along in a long time, Dirty Minds is guaranteed to get the entire crowd laughing out loud! For ages 18 and up, for 2 or more players.





Have you got a Dirty Mind? Then you might not be very good at this game, because all the answers are clean. You're presented with 3 clues, which are packed with innu…

Campbells Alphabet Dice Game

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Campbell's Alphabet Dice Game is a great family game that focuses on building words (in crossword fashion) out of dice. This game is for two to six players, ages eight and up, and retails for $13.95. The game contains: one instructions booklet, 216 letters on 36 dice, and scoring sheets.


The goal of the game is simple - to score the lowest amount of points. How do you do this? You try to get rid of as many of your dice as you can by making words that build upon the first word played (like Scrabble). You begin the game by splitting up the dice evenly amongst players. Then, the players take all of the dice in their hands, shake them, and roll them out on the table. All of the letters that are face up become the letters that you will be able to use to play words. After the first person makes a word from their letters, play goes to the left, and players build upon the first word. All words must be found in the dictionary to be used, unless the word is "MMGOOD". You cannot use…

SexyPop Popcorn

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SexyPop Popcorn is brought to you by Robert Ehrlich, the shaman of snacks, quoted by Forbes magazine, and founder of Pirate’s Booty. Since 1986 Rob has built a firm foundation based upon innovation, creativity, and longevity to make a name for himself. SexyPop is no exception. He has created four sexy and tempting flavors just for you: Bangin’ Cheddar, Lightly Salted, Brazilian Coconut, and Black Pepper. Be smart, be thoughtful, be generous; that’s sexy.



I was so excited when my package of SexyPop arrived! I am a big popcorn fan but, im not a fan of plain tasteless popcorn. Sexypop is neither of those! It comes in 6 flavors: Bangin Cheddar (my favorite), Black Pepper, French Butter, Lightly Salted, Bodacious Banana, and Brazilian Coconut. Every flavor was delicious and a fan of everyone that tried them! I give Sexypop a BIG thumbs up! :) make sure and go buy some for yourself. Just a warning, you may consume an entire bag in one sitting!

1Face Watch

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There was a time not so long ago when almost everyone was wearing one of those Livestrong bands to support a cause. Each color represented a different cause, and to be honest, they are a great thing. The money from them helped people, and people received an item that they could be proud of. The 1:Face Watch from Mirza Minds is bringing back supporting a cause on your wrist, but it's doing it in the form of a stylish watch instead of a bracelet.





While the watch looks good, that isn't what this project is all about. It's really about making the world a better place. Each of the different colored watches helps support a different cause. The white watch supports a charity called One Day's Wages and will provide food for 16 children on the horn of Africa (Ethiopia, Kenya, and Somalia). For every five red watches purchased, Keep a Child Alive can provide one month of AIDS treatment.





In all, there are six watches, each supporting one important cause. The image above breaks dow…

Zevia

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Before we get started, some background about Zevia may be necessary. Zevia is a zero calorie soda. Instead of being sweetened with artificial sweeteners like other diet sodas, it's sweetened with Stevia, which is some sort of really sweet shrub grown in a far away magical land.





Back to the taste test.
I tore open the box and held the six colorful cans up. To speed the cooling process, the cans went immediately into the freezer. While they chilled (the Zevia folks clearly stated that the cooler the soda, the better it tastes) I finished off the ice cream I removed to make room for my new arrival.
To pass the time I grabbed a piece a paper and wrote down the names of each flavor. Then I opened the freezer to make sure it was functioning properly. It had only been five minutes, but it felt like a lot longer. When the timer on the stove went off, I bolted for the kitchen. They were ready, but where to start? I could chose from six different flavors: Dr. Zevia, Grape, Black Cherry, Gra…

Big Lather

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I recently was scent a few big lather sponges to try/ I love my bath sponges. I buy all different colors and I pick out different body washes. The problem is that I go through body wash pretty quick. Some suds better than others, some take more to make suds. It gets pretty expensive. I hadn't really even thought about how many plastic bottles we were contributing to the land fills until I was offered the chance to review this Big Lather Bath Sponge. This bath sponge is pretty awesome. Instead of going through bottles of body wash you can use your favorite bar soap. It stays in it nicely with the slide cord adjuster, and the best part is you still get major suds! I have always used the body wash over bar soap because I really like all the suds I get with body wash. For some reason I feel like I get more clean with more suds 




Not only are Big Lather just bath sponges, you can use them for dishes too! I feel cleanest when the soap I use is super sudsy, and that's exactly how I fee…

Eboost

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EBOOST is an innovative, new addition to the energy supplement market, created by co-founders Josh Taekman and John McDonald. They were tired of energy drinks that claim to boost your stamina and concentration for hours on a chemical-ridden formula; because whatever additives and chemicals are bringing you up will ultimately end in a crash. EBOOST's co-founders worked with a team of doctors, nutritionists, and trainers to design a formula that was natural, yet effective. EBOOST not only gives you the boost you crave from energy drinks -- it also can assist you with mood, concentration, and recovery from workout. EBOOST has been endorsed by a number of well-known celebrities, including: Jillian Michaels, Oprah, Shakira, Kelly Ripa, Anthony Fasano, and Amar'e Stoudemire. 



EBOOST is soy-free, gluten-free, lactose-free and non-GMO. It is a small energy "shot" that comes in multiple flavors, including: Orange, berry melon (with coconut water), or superberry. Not a fan of t…