Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Ozeri Green Earth Frying Pan Review



I was very excited to try the 10" Ozeri Green Earth Textured Ceramic Nonstick Frying Pan.  It's so hard to find a great pan, and I've heard so much about green pans, that I couldn't wait to cook with it.  The Ozeri Green Earth pan is 100 % PTFE and PFOA Free, and is made with GREBLON -- a natural ceramic coating from Germany.

If you are are not familiar with PTFE and PFOA, here is a little background on these chemicals:

 At very high temperatures, PTFE begins to decompose and release fumes which are documented to be lethal to birds and small pets, and which can be harmful to humans. In addition, traditional pans incorporating PTFE are manufactured with the aid of PFOA (PerFluoroOctanoic Acid), which the EPA has classified as a 'persistent pollutant of the environment'.

With better non-stick properties, the Green Earth Pan allows you to cook with as little as half the amount of oil normally used, and it makes cleaning a breeze.

The Green Earth Pan by Ozeri is made of the highest quality anodized aluminum that allows for even cooking and fantastic browning without the risk of hot spots.

I decided to try my new pan with potatoes, if fried with the right pan, they can be delicious!


 
 
 

Since it said you could use less oil than with a normal pan, I put that to the test and used less butter.  I love the way it cook evenly throughout, and it did not stick anywhere.  I like to get a little browning on my potatoes which I got from the pan, without even sticking or burning.

 

My potatoes came out delicious!  They were so easy to cook, I was very impressed with the Ozeri Pan! 

I have since cooked several other foods on it, and I still love it!

BUY IT: This pan is normally $69.99 but you can get it on Amazon for $33.26 right now with Free Shipping.  Find it HERE.


I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Purex Fabric Softener Dryer Sheets Review & Giveaway


Can you believe Purex is coming up with more amazing new products!

Their newest product is the Purex Fabric Softener Sheets.  They offer all the great benefits of dryer sheets like reducing static cling and leaving your family’s laundry soft and smelling fresh.  But they can also keep your whole house smelling fresh!
 
 
 
I never thought about it, but I am in love with this new use for dryer sheets!  I have been putting them in the linen closets, and my sheets have been smelling so much better.  Even if they smell great coming out of the laundry, after a while in the closet they usually get a smell to them, these dryer sheets have been awesome at keeping a fresh scent to my linens! 
 
If you have boys like me, guess where you can put them too?  In their hamper!  I don't know what my boys do, but their hampers never smell good, so putting a sheet or two in there has definitely helped.
 
 

As usual, I am a huge scent fan, so I love the fact that these dryer sheets have 3X the fragrance!
 
The dryer sheets come in two great scents, Mountain Breeze, Sweet Lavender, which one would you choose?

 
GIVEAWAY: Two Kids and Deals Readers will Win a Coupon for Purex Dryer Sheets.
(Enter through the rafflecopter form below)
 
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Disclosure: Purex provided me with a sample of Purex Fabric Softener Dryer Sheets in exchange for a product review.  However, all the opinions expressed here are my own.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Social Media Giving Day! Givver Giveaway

Did you know Social Media Giving Day is the same day as Twitter’s birthday: Today July 15!

#Give with Givver to help us set a world record for the most donations given in one day through social media! Will you help us do this?

Givver.com is awesome. It enables you to donate quickly and easily to your favorite causes with a single tweet! Whether it’s a non-profit, educational, or political organization you want to support, Givver is here to help you fund and raise awareness for the issues that matter, all by simply using Twitter.

Givver is a great way to show your friends, family, and followers on Twitter that you care in a tech-savvy way! Let's all tweet to #give to at least one organization that needs our help by using Givver and make social giving go viral this Social Media Giving Day on July 15!









GIVEAWAY: One Kids and Deals  reader will Win  an Official Social Media Giving Day Prize Pack!
Social Media Giving Day Prize Pack INCLUDES:
- Givver #Give Limited Edition T-shirt
- Givver #Give Limited Edition Sticker




To Enter Simply post your results from the What's Your Twitter Personality? QUIZ!

This Giveaway will end on 7/17 at 11:59 p.m. Winner will be chosen through random.org.

This giveaway was originally scheduled to end on 7/22, however the sponsor requested to end the giveaway early due to a mistake in their original request.  I apologize for any inconvenience.

Disclosure: this message was delivered to me in promotion of Givver & Social Media Giving Day.  I did not receive any compensation, and all opinions are 100% mine.

Friday, July 12, 2013

United Way Ready, Set, Grow! Family Fair

This is a Great Fair for anyone in the Sarasota-Bradenton area.

It will be Saturday, August 10th from 10am-1pm

Friday, July 5, 2013

4th of July Celebration

I hope everyone had a Happy 4th of July.  We had a fun party with family and I had to share all the hard work my mother-in-law put in to the decorations.

It was a Pinterest inspired 4th.


 
She made these beautiful oval shape decorations out of string and starch, and we hung them into a garland

 
Here's a close up of one
 
 
Add some Red, White, and Blue Flowers
 
 
Now, on to the yummy food!
My friend brought these delicious fruit kabobs looking like the flag.  Beautiful!
 
 
And finally, these delicious and beautifully decorated strawberries
 
What did you do?  Any fun decorations you want to share?

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Purex Insiders is Looking for Bloggers


I've been a member of Purex Insiders for a while now, and it has been an amazing experience for my blog.  They are looking for bloggers to join their team.  If you blog about any of the following subject, consider joining.

  • blogs about savings, product reviews and giveaways
  • blogs about family friendly content

  • And if you enjoy using social media, you would be a great fit.

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