Zarbee’s Naturals Seasonal Relief

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Zarbee’s Naturals. I received a promotional item and a product sample as a thank you for participating

I personally dread the change of seasons because seasonal congestion hits our household like a bug smacking the windshield and blame, it’s all tissues, saline nose drops, neti pots, and sniffling going on around the house.  There have been weeks when I can’t let the kids go outside and play which is really not fair to them, and I can’t go out because it just makes me too congested. Trying to keep the kids and myself congestion-free is a tough challenge.  Congestion seems to be at its worse in the very early morning and very late at night, just when the kids need to sleep or get up and that means our Spring season is often windows locked tight with no fresh air! What is causing all this seasonal congestion? It’s hard to tell, but we have found Zarbee’s Seasonal Relief which actually helps the kids maintain an active outdoor lifestyle.

Spring is in the air, the birds are tweeting, the sky is blue, one day the temperature is 75 degrees and the next day the temperature is 36 degrees and it does seem that Mother Nature can’t make up her mind, but with the sun shining, and the light rain showers that appear daily, the natural perpetuation of plants in bloom, and grass growing seem to happen almost overnight.  Now add in your insatiable thirst to be outside and dig into to the flower beds, weeding, trimming, painting and of course joining in with the kids in their activities you need to find a way to some relief which allows you to maintain an active outdoor lifestyle. I love going out, and the kids do as well, but we don’t want to feel like we are walking in the clouds because of congestion relief products we might have taken, which is what makes Zarbee’s a spectacular choice, you won’t feel ‘clouded’.

Get ready for seasonal congestion as Spring time brings it on.  Have you ever met Zarbee’s?  Zarbee’s Seasonal Relief helps many to maintain an active outdoor lifestyle.  Zarbee’s is a great solution for congestion.  Did you know that every time  someone visits the Seasonal Relief Project website to share how Zarbee’s Naturals’ Seasonal Relief with Butterbur worked for them, the brand is donating to four causes that support exposure to and the protection of fresh air, including Fresh Air Fund, Children & Nature Network, and Moms Clean Air Force, and Healthy Child Healthy World. You can try a free sample of the Zarbee’s Seasonal Relief by visiting their site and requesting a free sample, like I did!

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Now you might be wondering where you can purchase Zarbee’s so you can have your own congestion solution? That’s easy, as Zarbee’s is available over the counter at CVS and Target and is intended for children 12 years of age and over.

  • These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. As a reminder, Zarbee’s Naturals Seasonal Relief is intended for children 12 years of age and above.

Frugal Ways To Change Up A Room ~

The opinions expressed above are 100% my own. I received product in exchange for this review and post. I am disclosing this in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” FTC Endorsement Guide Please see our Disclosure Policy.

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Devious Maids

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High society has no idea what the “Devious Maids” are about to uncover. “Keep your friends close, but your maids closer!” “Devious Maids” is the creation of Marc Cherry also known as the creator of Desperate Housewives so you know the storyline is going to be delish! Get ready for affairs, steamy stories, murder and secrets all about to be outlined and detailed by this group of ’5′ maids who are bonded together through their jobs!

Executive Producers Eva Longoria and Marc Cherry bring you five women bonded by their jobs and the dirty secrets they sweep under the rug in DEVIOUS MAIDS: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON out on DVD March 18th, that includes “sin-tillating” bonus features. You can find the first 13 episodes on DVD in your favorite major retailer!

Sex. Lies. Murder…It’s all in a day’s work. From Executive Producer Marc Cherry, creator of Desperate Housewives, comes Devious Maids: The Complete First Season. Meet five women bonded together by their jobs, their dreams and the dirt they sweep under the rug: Aspiring singer Carmen; Rosie, who longs to be reunited with the child she left back in Mexico; Marisol, whose outward identity masks a desperate hidden agenda; and Zoila and her daughter Valentina – both employed by the delightfully unhinged Genevieve Delatour (Susan Lucci).

Before the season is over, illicit affairs will be revealed and depraved secrets exposed, as we learn the sordid details behind a shocking murder. Start your collection with all 13 addictive episodes plus “sin-tillating” bonus features, and relive the intrigue as murder, mystery and mayhem collide amongst the mansions of Beverly Hills

I personally love the cast, the interaction between the ladies is stellar and Susan Lucci is divine. The storylines are kickie, the situations are interesting and these ladies know how to have a good time being ‘diva-eous’!

Sustainable Earth & Spring

The snow on the ground is not helping me think Spring, but the days on the calender sure are charging ahead.  As the days plunge forward, my thoughts of daffodils, tulips, lavender blooming and Spring cleaning start to come into clearer focus.  The days are longer, the nights are a bit warmer, the heat does not run as frequently in the house and there are even days when the windows are open! The doors are opened for fresh air and to welcome the sun and,UGH! I am greeted by dirty door tracks, door handles that need wiped off, wall light plate switches that are glistening with fingerprints in the sun, it’s time to clean and celebrate Earth.  My errand to STAPLES to grab a Sustainable Earth cleaner that is multi purpose will be the answer to cleaning the house without leaving my marks on Mother Earth and her precious environment.

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Meet Sustainable Earth Multi-Purpose Cleaner, and believe me in my house, multi-purpose makes me bring on the challenges from the bathrooms to the garage.  The cleaner is unscented is in a 32 oz spray bottle.  My rule of thumb with this cleaner is that if the surface accepts water and is washable with water and soap it is able to be sprayed and clean with this multi-purpose cleaner.  This is composed of Neutral pH and is both ammonia and phosphate free.  Additionally, and a great item for you to know is that this product was formulated in partnership with EPA Design for the Environment Formulator Initiative and it meets the Green Seal environmental standard for household cleaners based on its reduced toxicity, biodegradability, packaging, and other characteristics.  All of this is simple to translate = Earth Friendly.  Get those cotton cloths out and start spraying and wiping and clean house like never before, while being kind to Mother Nature. If you don’t find it 100% to your satisfaction, return it and get a refund, but I know you will like it because it digs into those daily wipe up tasks rather well.

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Before I even start my cleaning, I have a well thought out plan, that  I list in yet another Earth Friendly product: A Sugarcane-Based Notebook with paper that is made from 80% sugarcane waste.  The cover is earth-like brown, with a few stripes, rather basic in design and the pages are soft and non-gritty as I love.  There are 3 sections(subjects) in this notebook and I use them all a bit differently.  One section is for my cleaning To Do list to make sure that I conquer every area in each room in detail.  I am a bit compulsive.  Another section is for items in the room that I see need tended too, like cords need wrapped, blind needing repaired, or pillow needs replaced and so on.  Which leads me into the 3rd section: my shopping list.  I need a cord wrap, so I mark that down and once bought I can go back and mark it off the ‘tending’ list.  The notebook allows me to feel accomplished as I can mark things off as they are complete.  It is heavy duty, so it can be toted easily from room to room and the kraft covers are heavyweight.  There are 150 sheets of paper in this 3 subject notebook and they are all perforated so I can pull them out and bring along as needed.  Finally, if I have any papers that I happen to find room-to-room I capture them and place them in the two full size heavy duty kraft pockets that are in the notebook. I know purchasing this notebook is the right thing to do because it is kind to Mother Earth.

If you are looking for ways to celebrate Spring Cleaning, Organization and Earth Day this year, make sure you peek at what STAPLES offers because they are not just an office supply store, they supply the Earth with great supplies that are kind to Mother Nature.

Steamed Up About My Floors ~

The opinions expressed above are 100% my own. I received product in exchange for this review and post. I am disclosing this in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” FTC Endorsement Guide Please see our Disclosure Policy.

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