The Simple Baker: Premium Silicone Baking Mat for Macarons #Review #macaronmat

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Being a baker means I need products I can count on and a multi-tasker is a must in my kitchen. The Simple Baker does everything my expensive silicone baking mats do, plus as much as I did not appreciate the circle pattern at first, I became to really like the convince it provided. My cookies never touched each other, so I have to admit I’m not the best spacer I thought I was!

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The mat yielded the same results as my french branded mat and clean-up was a cinch. The mat cleans up instantly with a little soapy water and I just fill the sink 1/4 way up, make some bubbles and suds on top of the mat and this I find is the most gentle way to clean the mat with no sponge and/or sink brush needed. I simply roll the Simple Baker mat (without creating fold or creases) and use a silicone band to keep it in place.

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I wanted to test the silicone mat out with by making dark chocolate ganache cookies. The cookies are a butter base recipe and I tried both round shapes and heart shapes when baking. My baking time was adjusted, as these silicone mats provide even baking, which tends to accelerate the baking but produces what I call the “perfect cookie”. You get a soft flaky texture on the inside with a cookie top crust that stays in place and only crumbles until you take a bite.

 

Retail Price Point: $17.97 via Amazon

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The Simple Baker Mat will save you money in the long run and pay for itself. I use parchment paper and that gets costly over time and can be a wasteful expense. These silicone mats are reusable, do not hold odors, and are also safe because they are non-toxic. The silicone used is food-grade quality and no need to add extra fats or oils to make them non-stick……their finish stays non-stick time and time again!

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Kiss Me Organics: Ceremonial Grade Matcha Tea #Review #OrganicCeremonialGradeMatcha

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Not too long ago I got the opportunity to review Kiss Me Organics Matcha Green Tea. I liked it. A lot. Clean, not jittery, energy and overall a nice switch from regular coffees and teas. Kiss Me Organics decided to then send me the Ceremonial Grade Matcha. I’m more than game.

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Ceremonial grade Matcha must meet specific guidelines. From only the youngest, brightest, most vibrant leaves, grown in the shade, from only the very tip of the bush. Streamed, air dried, and stone-ground, this highest grade green tea is traditionally harvested from specific regions of the Japanese mountains, and is reserved for special occasions or a special treat due to the unique conditions required for growing and harvesting. It’s taste is unique as well, delicate but also full bodied with high sweet notes and a touch of butter at the finish.

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Kiss Me Organics Ceremonial Grade Matcha is also the most sensitive to light and oxidization due to it’s delicate nature. So it comes in a vacuum sealed foil pouch inside a sealed metal tin with a twist off top that seals airtight again after. Kiss Me Organics is serious about this tea, and one taste will tell you it’s worth the effort. Ceremonial grade is the highest in nutrients, antioxidants, chlorophyll and fiber as well, with no artificial flavors or colors. I didn’t think I’d notice so much difference from one grade to the next, but I did. It’s a whisked tea that’s thicker, richer, and with more range in the flavor than the premium grade. It leave s just a little sediment at the bottom, but that’s nothing to complain about. I just love this tea.
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If you’re wondering if the higher grade is worth the higher price, I say it is. I thoroughly enjoyed it, and plan to save it for special occasions. It has all the same energy benefits I noted with the premium version. It also has the one big drawback too. It’s so finely ground that it’s nearly impossible to not drop a bit, and it stains almost instantly. So I’d advise preparing your tea over glass or something that is glazed and dishwasher safe. I hope my readers treat themselves to this tea and enjoy it as much as I did.

Retail Price Point: $28.00 via Amazon

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FlavFusion: 26 Oz Infuser Water Bottle with Flip Top Sipper Lid #Review #InfuserWaterBottle

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With the new year brings new goals and that means dropping old (bad) habits for the sake of improvement. One of the goals I implemented in 2014, was to drink more water. I was not dropping a soda habit but I just forget to drink anything for long periods of time and usually recall right before dinner time. I started by just carrying a water bottle around and realized that it’s nice and heavy in my purse when full. I carried that water bottle everywhere and never even forgot it or lost it……but rarely had any. I think just the idea of drinking plain water over and over again was sort of lost on my taste buds unless they were suffering from thirst.

My solution in 2015………let’s add fruit to the party! An infuser water bottle allows me to change things up with the seasons, my cravings, to just getting me enticed to drink more fluids and of the good kind to boot. FlavFusion makes the perfect Infuser bottle minus the big price tag. The bottle does not have all the bells and whistles but it’s the ideal “starter bottle” I need.  This allows me to know if this will work for me, do I want to add more bottles to the collection, or is this just another bottle for me to lug around.
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Retail Price Point: $11.61 via Amazon for a large 26 ounce bottle

When the FlavFusion bottle arrived, I was ready with my favorite fruit, Pomegranates. I had one ready with all the arils already removed so I can get a jump start. I did as instructed and washed the bottle, removed the top, added the fruit to the “infuser tube”, added filtered water and allowed everything to come together. I even semi-crushed some of the fruit to allow better (and quicker) infused results. I tried both an overnight fusion and even a simple one hour of soaking before drinking. I can say I did enjoy playing with the flavors, amount of fruits to different fruit combinations. I even used Coconut water at times as a base and made a tropical blend with a small Pineapple spear and Tangerine slices. My experience was mostly positive and I did drink my way to 6 to 8 glasses of fluid a day. Success and very easy to do!

The Positives-

  • Low price point and especially if you are starting out and want a easy travelling around bottle
  • The bottle holds a nice amount of fluid, 26 ounces in all
  • Removable fruit infuser core, so no battling trying to fit fruit in a fixed center, that may fall and then swim around freely in the bottle
  • BPA Free and Lead Free
  • Bottle is made of PET Plastic
  • Basket (infuser core) is made of Polypropylene
  • Made in the USA and if the bottle has issues, the seller replaces defective bottles

A few (small) Cons- The bottle states to hand-wash and I know sometimes we are all use to just adding items to the dishwasher and even the top rack. This would be a no-go here as the heat would probably damage the product.  Knowing that the bottle is made of better materials, I can easily overlook this.  The bottle sometimes drips from the top where you secure it closed and this could cause some drops to leak and that can’t be too nice when carrying or if it happens to tip over. Just make sure to always keep it upright and you should drink happily!

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Epica: Folding Step Stool #Review #StepStool12

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Sometimes it’s the little things that make a difference and the Epica step stool is one of them. Let’s cut to the chase here, I’m short like I hit a growth spurt in Junior High and then never grew again. Great! I can wear heels and never worry about hitting my head over anything but if I need anything that is past my fingertips…..I’m the tippy-toe queen! When we had the kitchen redone, I love the spacious cabinets that use every inch of space to our benefit but then came the reality of having to drag out the step ladder out of the closet. My Husband sees the step ladder and I can always hear him seconds after, “what did you need to get”? As the ladder is now against a wall until I put it back.

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In comes Epica’s Step Stool that not only is easily stored but does not harm my kitchen’s floor. Yes, the travertine floor is beautiful but I try not to ever walk on it with heels and I’m very careful about not dragging anything over it. This is why a chair can’t just be used like before! Epica’s step stool harms nothing, leaves no marks, and is perfectly balanced. I can safely reach what I need and I don’t miss that “hiccup” my step ladder found humorous to do when I had something fragile in my hands. You know what I’m talking about…..when the top step does that slight little pitch forward even though it’s feet never move. Funny ladders when you are height impaired is only funny for others that watch you! I also love the fact that there is no later when it comes to putting it away because it easily folds and into the kitchen’s cabinet it goes, and again with zero damage to the wood’s surface when stored. I don’t have to worry when I use it, stand on it and store it……who thought that would be so appreciated but I surely do appreciate the practicality of it and mostly, getting that thing I can’t reach that you know is giggling back where-ever it is 🙂

Retail Price Point: $12.95 via Amazon

 

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Epica’s Step Stool features:

  • Adds a 9″ to your vertical reach, great and safe for kids
  • 9″ x 11″ platform with anti-slip surface
  • Folds flat for easy storage, unfolds with one hand
  • Carrying handle
  • Holds up to 350 lbs

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InsideSmarts: Premium Quality Laundry Care Bags; Set of 4 for Delicates #Review #Laundry

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Clothes aren’t cheap. Good clothes aren’t any cheaper. And it seems with women’s underthings, the less there is the more it costs. So taking care of all of it is no small task. From special soaps, to lighter detergents, to unique setting on the machines, to even, *gasp* hand-washing in the sink (!!) l, there’s very few lengths we all won’t go to, to make our special things last.

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Enter Inside Smarts, who deemed me worthy enough to test their wash bag collection and share my review with you. Full disclosure, I’ve been using a laundry bag for nearly a decade, because again, frilly things and their ilk don’t always come cheap. I got to try 4 bags, with 2 different colors and 2 different sizes. We ladies know the pain of having some things hooked into and tearing other things whilst tumbling in the washing machine. It is almost physical pain taking them apart and seeing the gaping hole left behind. I’m here to tell you that thanks to Inside Smarts, that pain is a thing of the past.

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The mesh these bags are made of is sturdy, but porous enough that your things get clean. The zipper is heavy duty rust-proof ABS plastic, and has an elastic cover to protect the zipper, the machine, AND any other bags in the wash basin. 3 light colored bags and 1 dark bag for dark clothes comes in a package. And all available on Amazon for only $15.99. Considering the prices at department stores, specialty stores, and everywhere else for nice underthings, $15.99 is chump change to never see anything ruined again. But it’s also good too keep socks paired, mittens together, slippers being turned inside out…anything you want to protect. With a 100% satisfaction guarantee, I highly recommend these two anyone who cares about their delicates in the wash.

I learned the hard way that bags like these are nearly a necessity, and I can’t imagine doing our laundry without them. You really should give these bags from Inside Smarts a try. You won’t be sorry. I wasn’t! 😀

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VREMI: Organic Garden Seeds for 10 Vegetable Varieties #Seeds10

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Even though we re suffering the Winter’s cold, getting ready for Spring and especially growing vegetables is a simple “can-do”. You can start germination indoors via pods or as the days grow warmer, you can even start off in a planter!

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VREMI provides you with a nice array of vegetable seeds that are manufactured by Natural Green Seeds. The seeds are organic and a nice variety. The stater packet includes:

  • California Red Pepper; 50 seeds
  • Mid-East Cucumber; 30 seeds
  • Radish; 75 seeds
  • Beef Tomato; 90 seeds
  • Carrot Sweet Crisp Flavor; 100 seeds
  • Mid-East Courgette (Squash); 20 seeds
  • Cherry Fox Tomato; 90 seeds
  • Riverside Onion; 80 seeds
  • Hungarian Hot Wax Chilli Pepper; 50 seeds
  • Jericho Lettuce; 150 seeds

You also get labels for each vegetable in sticker form and 10 Popsicle-style wooden sticks.

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Retail Price Point: $19.90 and the product comes in a nice (cardboard) box to keep future packets in or any unused seeds.

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All you need is a little dirt, water and love to start growing your own organic garden. Each vegetable packet includes a full illustration on the back-side with simple directions about what you are growing. Mistake-proof and a great way for any family, kids, to even just adults to get started.

I have not started growing yet but will as soon as February hits,  I will be getting an early start. My only con about the package is that the seed packets have an area where the expiration date should have been noted, it was left blank so I don’t know how long the seeds will be viable, but I have no worries as long as I plant them soon.

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InstaNatural: Dead Sea Mud Mask #Review #InstaNatural #DeadSeaMask

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InstaNatural is a company which features a large array of beauty products that range from serums, masks to products that target problem areas that suffer from stretch marks, scars to cellulite. You can get all your beauty needs satisfied with InstaNatural, as they have hair products to even supplements! If you sign-up on their site for the Club Discount, you get an instant 15% off. Need to save more? Order $25 worth of beauty products that are guaranteed to work, as they all covered by the InstaNatural 100% Lifetime Satisfaction Money Back Guarantee and get free shipping. Nothing to lose than some fine lines, blemishes and better skin for 2015!

 

InstaNatural: Dead Sea Mud Mask

This product is part of their Body Detoxifiers collection. The mask is 100% Natural and infused with minerals. The product serves two purposes, one to detoxify and secondly, to purify:

  • Pure Dead Sea Mud
  • Organic Shea Butter
  • Organic Jojoba Oil
  • Organic Aloe Vera Juice
  • Organic Calendula Oil
  • Hickory Bark Extract
  • Magnesium
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Calcium
  • All products at InstaNatural are made in the USA and never animal tested

 

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Retail Price Point: $25.77 for a quantity of 16 ounces in a resealable tub (jar)

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Application- I started by washing my face with mild soap or a simple face wash. I then applied a thin layer of mud mask. If applying on the face, avoid the eye and lip areas and any areas you may be sensitive to over-drying. I left the mask on for 20 minutes, however the directions state for 10 to 15 minutes until dry. I sometimes find some mud based masks work well after you shower, so I would apply and then use the water to wash my hands and just literally walk out with the mask on my face until 20 minutes would lapse. It’s my way of multi-tasking! You use warm water to gently remove the mask from the skin and I use wet paper towels for the edges I can’t get to (i.e. nose corners, along the hair line, ect.). This makes sure I do not stain any of our face towels. You then pat dry with a clean cloth and apply a good moisturizer to start nourishing the skin. I read on InstaNatural’s site, that they do not recommend using the Dead Sea Mud Mask more than once a week……..doesn’t get easier when it comes to skin care regimens!

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What to Expect- To avoid over-dryness, I made sure to stick to the directions and used the mask once a week for a 4-week period (I’m still using it and now it’s a main stay and a must have). The first time after leaving the Dead Sea Mud Mask for 20 minutes, I was left with a nice clean surface that was not over dry but had a nice clean sheen. I applied their retinol based moisturizer soon after to make sure I was nourishing my skin’s surface. As the days passed, I noticed my skin continuing to purge (i.e. clogged pores) and my pores looked and felt less (could not feel a bump) congested. On the second week of application, the main difference was that I did not experience any break-outs, which is a little odd for me. I always have a small pimple or little blackhead that is trying to become more than what it really is but I admit that I pick at them, so they get angry with me sometimes :). I had none and no irritations. It was easy to make this mud mask part of my “Sunday Face Clean” day. It’s the day that I try to make up for the week that I did not always have time to wash or primp my face like I wanted to. InstaNatural’s Dead Sea Mud Mask let me reset the clock and pretend I was a good girl about my skincare routine. Pimples, acne, and any blackheads are a thing of the past and so little is needed to cover the surface of your skin. I also used it on my chest on a small blackhead that was indecisive about ruining my intro into 2015! Left it on for 15 minutes (sort of like a spot treatment) and overnight the redness diminished and it was nothing by day two. I also felt that my acne scars lightened and peeled at a quicker pace to reveal a nice skin’s surface that reflected no history of the blemish that resided there before! Easy to use and all the mask asks that you use it once a week……anyone can do that!

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Dr. Song Professional Teeth Whitening System; Syringe Kit with Light, Trays and Gel Applicators #Review #DrSong

 

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I don’t wait for New Year’s resolutions to do something drastic but I admit that I usually want a brighter smile for the holidays.  I have tried the strips, gels, mouthwashes, whitening toothpastes, to even a whitening pen, on my quest for a brighter smile.  I’m really good about brushing, flossing and taking care of them and have little to no issues thankfully, so I tend to over focus on whitening.  My enemy and also something I love to drink are coffees and teas and I tend to always sway towards the darker brews.  My teeth are white but they could always be whiter……but not blinding!

In comes Dr. Song with two systems that help improve and achieve that “wow” smile we all want.
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First, if you suffer from sensitive teeth and this is from anything from daily sensitivity to cold/hot drinks or maybe you are new to whitening methods, I highly suggest to first purchase Dr. Song’s “Remineralization” Gel kit.  The kit provides a gel that, which reduces tooth sensitivity.  Your teeth will also benefit from restoration of minerals, strengthening of enamel with Sodium Fluoride and Potassium Nitrate.  One kit provides you with 8 syringes, which gives you 50 treatments! The gel also has a nice fresh mint flavor, so it leaves you with protected teeth and minty fresh breath.  You can also use the product after whitening if you get any sensitive spots.

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Retail Price Point: $9.99 via Amazon
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Now, you can move forward and start working towards a brighter smile with Dr. Song’s Professional Teeth Whitening System.

The System Includes:

• 8 large syringes, which yields 50 applications
• A gel applicator brush, which helps spread the gel formula evenly
• A LED Blue Light Accelerator that boosts the whitening process
• Also, two mold-able teeth trays

 

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What I liked from the start was the trays because you just dip them in hot water and you get a customize-able and perfect template that will allow the whitening gel to distribute perfectly. The trays mold to the shape of your own teeth, so no generic tray that does not reach every nook and cranny…..so not having to deal with one-size fits all is so appreciated!

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The gel whitening formula is easy to work with because it has the consistency that is thick enough to stay in place but still easy enough to spread. You have control and the brush helps make sure that you distribute the product as you should. Not a formula where splashes is a worry and not watery at all.

The LED Blue Light is to help accelerate the whitening process and in the directions it’s optional, as the gel will work on it’s own by why not hurry things along if you can. I used it every time.

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The syringes allow you to use every last drop with zero waste. You get 50 uses! Can’t buy that at the local store and because you get the product from the manufacture via Amazon, you don’t have to worry if a formula became deactivated/weakened because it was on the shelf too long. The formula is strong (professional strength) and you have to just be cautious to not come in contact with your gums and keep in mind that very little product is needed to achieve proper application. It’s a whitening formula so just make sure to wear a not so nice shirt in case you accidentally drop any, and stay by the sink. Any material like a towel may bleach if you use it to wipe any excess formula off, so I kept to white hand towels.

What to expect during the process:

I followed the directions and taped them to my mirror until I was familiar enough (with routine) to not need them and made sure to put them back with the other syringes for later reference. Once you molded the trays, you apply the gel, use the brush to spread and apply the trays that should mostly come in contact with your teeth. You will experience foaming as you do with like products of this kind. You use the LED light and once you are done, you simply wash the molds. Easy and you get results. Simple and without a hefty price tag like you would get from the dentist. The nicest part is you have long term use and the vials stay good for about a year. Keep the syringes in the dark and in a cool place. I kept mine in a box in the closest, as sometimes under the sink the temperature may vary by what temperature of water you are using, along with variations if your shower is located in the same vicinity.

Retail Price Point: $34.99 via Amazon

Final Verdict:

I was happy with the process and my fall back when it came to having the Remineralization kit. I knew if I experienced sensitivity, I had something that would aid me from experiencing any discomfort.  All of the products are meet USP standards and are FDA compliant.  The results were great and I was satisfied with the level of whiteness I achieved. I did not need many shades lighter, just something to brighten my smile. That little touch of glow that makes it look like you drink only water and never eat anything with red sauces. My only regret is what I spent before on whitening systems that never resulted in giving me what I desired. Dr. Song’s product let me follow at my own pace and achieve the results I want, when I want to. I can stop when I want and pick-up again if I had a few weeks of drinking too much tea. It corrects my bad habits even though I eat well, berries, teas, tomatoes may be kind to your body but not always to your smile. Start 2015 with a brighter smile with Dr. Song’s Whitening System!

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Diet Standards: AMINOHD 1000 Branch Chain Amino Acids (BCAA’s) #AminoHD1000AmazonReview

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I received from Poliquin Group, the opportunity to try Branch Chain Amino Acids and quickly knew it was something my Husband would like.  Below is his review of the product and the details. .

I’ve been using supplements now for almost 2 decades. I know what works for me and what doesn’t. I use very few because, honestly, most of them are junk and don’t do squat. Of the few I’ve taken with regularity, BCAAs are some that I feel work for me. So when Diet Standards offered to let me try their product in exchange for an honest review, I jumped at the chance. There’s some good stuff, and a little bad here, so let me explain.

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Ingredients (as listed on the site):
AminoHD 1000 BCAA contains only Branch Chain Amino Acids and Vegetable Capsules. Nothing else deserves to be in your BCAA supplement. – Ingredients: L-Leucine (250mg per capsule), L-Isoleucine (125mg per capsule), and Valine (125mg per capsule) in Vegetable Capsules (Vegetable Cellulose).

-The Good-

These BCAA’s are very competitively priced in this market. You get 450 500mg capsules for $29.99. That’s a fantastic value. They advertise no fillers or artificial ingredients, and as near as I can tell, there aren’t any. I’ve opened the capsules to mix with my post-workout shake, and mixed some in with my pre-workout drink as well. No horrid taste that I can detect. As far as results, I exercise to maintain my health, strength, and fitness level, not to get fitter, bigger or stronger. So in that regard, I give the product high marks, now two weeks in, for being not all the different than the “optimum” branded product I was using before. No better, and no worse. So that should be high praise indeed.

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-The Bad-

The recommended servings are INSANE. 2 capsules between meals, before workouts, and after workouts That’s a LOT of damn pills, people. Unless you’re looking to get jacked up like, say, a Ronnie Coleman, that’s massive overkill. And that many BCAA’s without an extremely intense, long workout are a total waste. Also, the capsules are kind of flimsy, which leads to the powder “leaking” out, or getting crushed easily, or popping open. No bueno. But if that’s the price I pay for a more natural gel capsule, I’ll live with it. Just keep a zip-top baggie handy if you need to transport them.

Overall, these are a tremendous value for the quality, and I’m glad I got to try them. I can say that when this bottle is done, I’ll probably be ordering another. Thanks again, Diet Standards!

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Lovely Fresh: I Love my Dog Shampoo #Review #ILoveMyDogShampoo

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I got a chance to try something that seasonally, anywhere but in Southern California, would have been impossible. See, our little pooch? Let’s be honest. Sometimes, she gets a little funky. And if there’s one thing she hates (besides the outdoors, car travel, cheap kibble, and expensive toys), it’s bath time. Sure, she’ll do it, because she gets to snuggle and play afterwards, and then get a good brushin’, which is tantamount to a full body massage for her. So she “suffers” through the former to thoroughly enjoy the latter!

But in the peak of Fall? Luckily we got (yet another) bout of freakishly hot weather, which means we got to test out I Love My Dog Shampoo by Lovely Fresh. We’ve tried more than a few pooch shampoos (even one or two human ones too!) on our little girl. Some are too perfume-ey, some too drying, some with promises no shampoo could ever hope to deliver.

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I Love My Dog shampoo by Lovely Fresh makes a few boasts, like it being formulated to make your pet’s skin and coat beautiful and healthy, from roots to tips, promoting overall wellness of skin and coat, removing bacteria and adding strength and shine. It also says it’s “vet recommended”, but what vet and where it doesn’t say. It also claims to leave a lasting fresh scent, but truthfully, I can’t say this was the case. While it did banish her “poochy” scent for a little while, it came back the next afternoon. Next up, was the natural ingredient claim, with oatmeal and neem. It also says it’s soap, detergent, and alcohol, but will still work up a rich lather. Again, the product fell short in that last portion, as I found myself having to use more and more product to get any foamy goodness going. As an aside, the instructions say to let the shampoo sit on her coat for 5 minutes. I had no luck getting our dog to hold still for 2 minutes while she’s wet and foamy(ish), let alone 5 minutes. Poor girl even gave me that look like what are you waiting for! Your mileage may vary here. With a satisfaction guarantee, it’s really your call if you want to pay return shipping if your results are not up to snuff.

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Retail Price Point: $14.95 on Amazon

Overall, I’d have to say there are probably better products you could use that cost the same or less. Like people, every dog is different, and what might not be great for our girl might be fantastic for yours. There’s really no way to know but to try. I’d have to mark this one as a “pass” for us. But again, with a satisfaction guarantee, it never hurts to try.

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