Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Winner~Purex Crystals and Jockey Sports Bra Giveaway!


Congratulations to Ty who is the winner of the Purex Crystals and Jockey Sports Bra Giveaway.

Make sure to check out her winning comment which was a great laundry tip.  Hydrogen peroxide is great at removing blood.

Thanks to all who entered and congratulations again to Ty.



My stain tip: Pour hydrogen peroxide on blood and rinse with cold water. If some blood remains, repeat.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Purex Crystals and Jockey Sports Bra Giveaway!

Purex has teamed up with Jockey to kick off the release of  Purex Crystals.  What are Purex Crystals?  They are one of the newest products in the Purex line.  The Purex Crystals are 92% natural crystals that you add to your wash load at the beginning with your detergent to infuse your laundry with a fresh scent.  Purex Crystals are an answer to one of my laundry woes.  My husband and daughter are both runners participating in 5k and marathons.  Today's running gear is made to wick moisture but is not made to be used with fabric softener leaving it with a high stink factor.  I was constantly frustrated by having to watch the loads that I could use fabric softener with as they constantly have exercise gear in the laundry.  Purex Crystals is here to help me defeat the stink factor without erasing the moisture-wicking  qualities of exercise clothing.  Purex Crystals do not contain oil so they are safe to be used on athletic wear, towels, sleepwear & everything else.  I was surprised to see one of the main ingredients is sucralose.  Sweet!  (pun intended).  I was able to test Purex Crystals in Tropical Splash.  The scent leave laundry smelling fresh with a scent that lingers past the dryer.



Do you want to put Purex Crystals to the test?  Purex has teamed up with Jockey to offer one lucky StuffSmart reader a full size bottle of crystals and Jockey is adding a Sports bra so you can see for yourself how the products works.  The Jockey Tech Terry Performance moisture-wicking sports bra has a convenient key pocket, reflective logo and breathable bottom band for support.

This will be a quick giveaway.  The winner will be drawn at noon EST Tues. January 31, 2012 and have until 3:00pm EST to reply with their contact information or another winner will be chosen.  Contest is open to US residents only.  Quick and easy entry below.

Mandatory Entry:
Visit Purex and tell me something you learned about Purex Crystals.  That's it very easy!

Optional extra entries: (Please leave a comment for each that you do in order to get extra chances to win)
  1. Follow StuffSmart via Google Friend Connect.
  2. Follow @StuffSmart on Twitter and leave your twitter name in your comment.
  3. Follow StuffSmart's Blog on Facebook and leave your facebook name (may leave first name and last initial)
  4. Tweet about this giveaway and come back leaving a link to your tweet.
Optional Super Entry:  Since this is a quick giveaway after the mandatory entry is completed you may leave a laundry tip for one additional entry per tip.  Leave a separate comment to get a separate entry per comment.  The only catch is please allow at least 10 minutes between tip comments.  (Comments are Moderated.  Please do not spam.  Leave serious tips only).
Thank you.  Good Luck!

*Disclosure:  As a Purex Insider I was provided a full sized bottle of Purex Crystals and a Jockey sports bra in exchange for posting product information.  The opinions expressed in the post were my honest opinion.  

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Homeschool Supplies and More at Christianbook.com

Do you homeschool or know someone who does?  I've recently become familiar with Christianbook.com and wanted to share them with my readers who are homeschoolers.  Christianbook.com carries thousands of Christian products at deep discount prices.  They currently carry the following Homeschool curriculum:


  • Alpha Omega
  • Switched-On Schoolhouse
  • BJU Press
  • Apologia
  • Saxon Math
  • ACE/PACE
And more!

A complete listing of curriculum please visit the Homeschool product homepage.






*Disclosure This is not a paid post however, I am an affiliate with Christianbook.com so purchases through the links in this post help to support this blogger.  Thank you.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

New Look!

If you are visiting and thinking that something looks a bit different, I am in the process of updating and changing the blog's template and layout.  I am very open to comments.  Do you like or dislike the new layout?  Why or why not?  Please let me know for example if the font and colors are hard to read.  I access blogger via pc or laptop so I haven't seen the changes via smartphone, tablet etc.  Please feel free to let me know what you think.
I look forward to reading your comments.  Thank you.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

How Do You Feed a Hungry Giant?: A Munch-and-Sip Pop-Up BookHow Do You Feed a Hungry Giant?: A Munch-and-Sip Pop-Up Book by Caitlin Friedman

My rating: 3 of 5 stars


How Do You Feed A Hungry Giant is a large pop-up and lift a flap book. I liked this book. The story line, illustrations and activities were fun. I shared it with my five year old niece who loved opening the little flaps and extras. I found a larger story inside this book as we need to be aware to the "Giant" called hunger and help to feed it. Even one person can make a difference.

My only concern is for durability as with the first reading my niece split one of the lift a flap layers with her finger nail in effort to open it. A tab for the lift a flaps would have been helpful.  With that being said, I would still recommend this book!

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*Disclosure:  I was provided with a copy of this book free of charge for review purposes.  The review itself is my own words and honest opinion.
**Review was linked from Goodreads.com

Looking to purchase this book?  Check it out on Amazon.com.