Rubbermaid Beverage Launches New Leak-Proof Products

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If you're always on the go like I am, then you're going to want to grab a few of these Beverage Holders. The leader of plastic home products is once again ready to save your day! Rubbermaid Beverage has launched six new products this month - water bottles perfect for adults, teens, and children, and for the first time ever, a thermal travel mug!
Rubbermaid’s latest beverage products benefit your everyday life in countless ways. From family road trips, errands, on-the-go, last minute trips, kids outdoor activities, and your indoor and outdoor activities, it’s the one thing you need to carry besides your cellphone.
Available in a variety of sizes, colors, and designs, everyone in the family will find the leak-proof beverage holder that is perfect for them. The new line includes a Leak-Proof Chug Water Bottle, Leak-Proof Straw Water Bottle, Leak-Proof Flip Lid Travel Mug, Leak-Proof Sip Kids Water Bottle, Leak-Proof Chug Kids Water Bottle, and Shatter Resistant Straw Kids Tumbler.
I've been trying out a Chug Bottle and Travel Mug for the past week and I'm very impressed with both of them. They are sleek-looking, easy to use, fit in my car cupholders, and neither one of them leaked. I love the carry handle on the lid of the 24oz water bottle.
The Rubbermaid travel mug features a flip-top lid, whereas the water bottle features a lid that unscrews for drinking. Both work great and I can definitely give my recommendation for these new leak-proof beverage holders from Rubbermaid!
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Plan Ahead for End of the Year Teacher Gifts and Save 25%

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I am so in love with this Primary Priority Flat-Style Tote Bag from Teacher Peach! It's big and roomy, and is made of sturdy canvas in bright colors. The front features a block pattern, a loop for keeping a pen handy, a clear pocket for identification cards, and there's even a free magnetic keychain attached. There are two long shoulder handles and this tote holds books, papers, and so much more. My "kids" are my "primary" priority. Every Single Day. is a saying that applies to teachers of grades kindergarten through sixth grade, but it also applies to anyone who teaches young kids - preschool, daycare, or even agency workers and anyone else who work with kids. It's bright and colorful, and extremely well constructed.
At just $18.95, this fabulous Primary Priority tote is a great Teacher Appreciation Gift, plus Teacher Peach is offering 25% off ALL teacher gifts now through May 15. Plan ahead now to get your child's teacher a meaningful, memorable gift they will use over and over again. Teacher Peach offers an amazing collection of teacher gifts, so check out their entire line today!

Playgro 3-in-1 Safari Activity Gym #review

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The Playgro™ 3-in-1 Safari Activity Gym is filled with lots of activities and experiences for your baby. This ingenious flexible playgym is designed to engage baby with multiple features, designed to entertain, engage, and delight all of baby’s senses, in a whole new way.
The Playgro 3-in-1 Safari Activity Gym is a playmat. a tummy time mat, a playgym, a crib mobile, and a crib side toy, all in one. Parents can detach the flexible arch to arch over the top of a crib or attach longways across one crib rail.
It's bright and colorful, featuring delightful safari animals, with lots of textures to touch, tabs to pull on, rattles to shake, and even a shiny wing to crinkle with a peek-a-boo animal underneath. The three hanging rattles are attached by a ring that allows each one to be detached if desired.
The 3-in-1 Safari Activity Gym features a soft padding with a thicker padding at one end, making it the perfect place to lay your baby. It's the perfect spot for tummy time too. Your baby will have so much to look at, play with, and explore. The arch is flexible but sturdy.
The Playgro 3-n-1 Safari Activity Gym is amazingly portable. It folds in half, with the arch in place, and features velcro tabs that holds it all together. There is even a handle for easy carrying, no matter where you travel. It is also very lightweight overall.
The safari animals have sweet faces with big eyes and smiling mouths. This activity gym helps develop your baby's large motor skills by encouraging reaching up and reaching out, fine motor skills by baby grabbing and holding, and hand-eye coordination by batting at the hanging rattles to create sound. The textured rattle rings are great for teethers too.
Baby's sense of hearing will be refined by hearing the rattles inside the hanging toys and the crinkly sounds by moving the toucan's wing. Baby's sense of sight will be delighted by the parade of colors and different materials. I love the sweet touch of the tabs along the giraffe's neckline too. This is something you could easily take along to grandma's house or the babysitter's house.
I am incredibly impressed with the Playgro 3-in-1 Safari Activity Gym and all the benefits to baby's use of it. I love that it's easily portable and tucks away flat. It's very easy to convert the arch from the playmat to a crib, and would probably easily attach to playpens and strollers too. Even the rattles are a stand-alone toy.
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Chemical-Free Spring Cleaning with e-cloth

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Spring cleaning is supposed to be a deep down cleaning of your entire home. If you're using chemical cleaners to do your spring cleaning, then your entire family is breathing in fumes that are dangerous. Do you really want your baby, your kids, and your pets inhaling chemicals? e-cloth products allow you to get a perfect clean without any chemicals at all.
The e-cloth High Performance Dusting and Cleaning Glove works fabulous, wet or dry. Use it dry to dust all those nooks and crannies where a cloth just won't fit in and use it to dust the most delicate of surfaces.
The e-cloth dusting glove is excellent on all types of furniture and for dusting soft and hard woods, bamboo, steel, glass, chrome, granite, leather, plastic, MDF and more! Dampen it with water to clean to clean fabrics surfaces and leather.
It has long, soft fibers attract and hold dust, pollen, dirt, grease, and oil from crevices in cabinets and furniture. There are over 1.5 million fibers per square inch for unparalleled cleaning performance, plus it removes over 99% of bacteria when used with water. When it gets dirty, just toss it in the washer. e-cloth even guarantees it for 300 machine washings. Look at how it picks up dust!
The e-cloth Chemical-free Cleaning Home Starter Set comes with three different cloths. Using e-cloth, you can clean your home better and faster using just water. Eliminating household chemical cleaners provides a safer environment for your baby and toddler. This set includes one (1) Bathroom Cloth (blue), one (1) General Purpose Cloth (lilac), and one Glass and Polishing Cloth (tan).
The thicker, more absorbent Bathroom Cloth quickly and easily cleans all hard bathroom surfaces. The General Purpose Cloth is versatile to tackle even the toughest cleaning challenges. The Glass and Polishing Cloth easily removes fingerprints and smudges providing a smear-free, streak-free, lint-free finish.
The blue Bathroom Cloth from e-cloth removes excess water, greasy grime, soap scum, and over 99% of bacteria from bathroom surfaces including bathtubs, showers, sinks, tile, and countertops. It works great and cut down my cleaning time. I can toss them in the washer when I'm done, and I'm not wasting paper towels every time I clean.
The e-cloth lilac General Purpose Cloth removes thick dirt, grease, oil, grime, and over 99% of bacteria from all hard surfaces using just water. I used it to clean my kitchen quickly and easily. It even got my stovetop clean. e-cloth guarantees their cloths for 300 tosses in the washing machine.
The big Glass and Polishing Cloth removes light grease and grime such as fingerprints, and over 99% of bacteria. Using it dry on a water-dampened surface, brings a perfect smear-free, streak-free, and lint-free finish to windows, mirrors, stainless, chrome, granite, marble, and all other shiny surfaces. I love a streak-free mirror. It's a great cleaning set!
I am incredibly impressed with e-cloth products and I'm so happy to have a way to clean my house without dangerous chemicals. See all the e-cloth products available and shop for your spring cleaning needs at www.ecloth.com.


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3 Essentials for Parents of Little Ones

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The original Boppy Pillow was designed to be a versatile support pillow for breastfeeding time, as well as a soft prop for sitting and tummy time as your baby grows. Keep a few removable Boppy Pillow Slipcovers on hand for easy clean up of life's little messes. The Boppy Pillow and Boppy Slipcover are both machine washable.
This Boppy Classic Pillow comes with a cottony cute classic removable slipcover. The Peaceful Jungle slipcover that I received features lions, elephants, hippos, and giraffes. There are ten different slipcovers to choose from, so you can match your nursery decor. Boppy Pillows provide support for breastfeeding and bottle feeding, plus they provide support for baby through the different stages of development including propping, tummy time, and learning to sit. Choose your Boppy HERE!
With all the love and attention for April the Giraffe, who is due to birth a baby giraffe any day now, treat your little one to their own little smiling giraffe! Handmade exclusively in France, Sophie the Giraffe​ ​has been the go-to teether for parents across the world since 1961. She is made from 100% natural rubber and painted with food grade dyes so babies can teethe safely.
Sophie is sized perfectly for little hands, with lots of little textured places for developing baby's sense of touch. The spots against the white background help to develop baby's sense of sight. When Sophie is squeezed, she squeaks to stimulate hearing. Sophie's sweet face is sure to make baby smile too!
Sophie the Giraffe is compact and easily fits into a diaper bag for on-the-go fun. Sophie even has a unique and identifiable scent. The soft spots of Sophie will also help your baby soothe their aching gums as new teeth try to pop through. Get Sophie the Giraffe HERE!
Clean up life's littlest messes (and some big ones too) with WaterPura, the only American-made, chemical-free baby wipes on the market. After realizing the excessive amounts of chemicals found in baby wipes, founder Emily Frazer wanted to create a natural baby wipe that was made with safe and skin-friendly ingredients for her baby.
These delicately crafted baby wipes, are soft, strong, contain zero fragrances/oils and are designed to prevent skin irritation. WaterPura wipes are generously sized, thick enough to handle baby's messes, and are 99.9% water and 0.1% citrus extract.
One side of the WaterPura wipe is smooth enough for faces and delicate places, and the other side has small bumps to help clean up the messiest of messes. WaterPura is a safe, gentle, clean, chemical-free alternative to conventional baby wipes. Get a large pack for home and a small pack for on-the-go! Get WaterPura Wipes HERE!


Montel Williams 6-Quart Pressure Cooker #review

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It seems like everyone wants a pressure cooker these days and I recently received the 6-quart Pressure Cooker from Living Well Products. Montel Williams recently launched a new line of products that includes fitness, nutraceuticals, and housewares, with a kitchen line of small appliances consisting of a personal blender, a pressure cooker, a 3-in-1 multi cooker, a microwave cooker, a frozen dessert maker, and a smokeless portable grill.
This pressure cooker from Montel Williams features 12 preset cooking options: Soup/Stew, Canning, Slow Cooker, Beans/Lentils, Fish/Vegetables, Steam, Chicken, Meat and Keep Warm. It has a stainless steel house with a non-stick, double coated, aluminum 6 quart cooking pot. The pressure cooker also has a unique displacement pressure release system, plus a programmable and easy-to-read LED display. It even includes a spatula, wide spoon, measuring cup, steam tray, and a recipe book with Montel’s Secret Family recipes.
The first time using a pressure cooker can be a bit nerve-wracking for some, especially when you hear the pressure building up, but as long as you are following directions, pressure cooking is safe and provides delicious meals in a fraction of the time. When I started looking through recipes, I was really excited to see one for making hard-boiled eggs.
We love hard-boiled eggs and we eat a lot of them, but they are a pain to make properly. I used the recipe from the Montel Williams website, on the pressure cooker page, using the download button. I did find a small error in the recipe, which I resolved and corrected (see below), to make the most perfect hard-boiled eggs I've ever eaten.
Hard Boiled Eggs Recipe
12 Eggs
1 ½ cups of Water
Large bowl filled halfway with ice and water (ice bath)

1. Place the Inner Pot inside the Pressure Cooker.
2. Place Steam Rack inside Inner Pot.
3. Place water and eggs inside the Inner Pot.
4. Place lid on Pressure Cooker and lock into place.
5. Push RICE/RISOTTO button and set timer for 6 minutes. *Error: the rice/risotto button will cook for ten minutes. The adjust button only allows you to go up in minutes, not down. Instead, push the BEANS/LENTILS button (which is 5 minutes) the add 1 minute using the time adjustment button.
6. When the timer reaches 0, the unit will beep. Release the steam to depressurize and carefully remove lid.
7. Carefully remove the eggs (the included wide spoon was perfect for this step) and place into ice bath.
8. Allow the eggs to cool in the ice bath for a few minutes, then peel.

The eggs come out absolutely perfect, not overcooked or undercooked, plus they peel much more easily than any hard-boiled eggs we've ever made on our stovetop. Delicious!
We also made a fabulous dinner of barbecue chicken breast and broccoli. The chicken was first sauteed in the pressure cooker inner pot with spices a tad of butter and olive oil, then added barbecue sauce and a bit of water before pressure cooking. The steam tray was placed above the chicken, and frozen broccoli added, before we started the pressure cooker. Our dinner was delicious and cooked to perfection. The chicken was deliciously moist and the broccoli had just a hint of barbecue flavoring in it.
I am extremely impressed with Montel Williams 6-quart Pressure Cooker and am excited to learn to use it more. It makes preparing food faster and easier, plus clean-up was a breeze. Learn more about Montel Williams new line of products at www.livingwellwithmontel.com.

CiPU Exclusive Easter Diaper Bag Giveaway

Check out my review of a CiPU Backpack Diaper Bag HERE!
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