Thursday, February 19, 2015

Olde Westport Spice Company ~ Discount

Olde Westport Spice & Trading Company is a 33-year-old spice manufacturer that is still going strong. This online company operates a small plant in Goodland, Kansas, and knows a thing or two about spices, seasonings and soups. This family owned and operated company was originally founded in the Kansas City area and has stayed true to its mission of making custom spice blends for main meal dishes and appetizers as well as nearly 20 varieties of dry soups. 

The products are available online at; at food-related craft and trade shows throughout the Midwest; and at gift and gourmet food shops. Olde Westport's spice blends and seasonings include Italian, Cajun, Taco, Fajita, Chili, Jalapeno, Beef Sauce, Salsa, Garlic and many more. All of the products use quality ingredients for a balanced flavor that compliments meats, pastas and vegetables. 

The company also invented dry soup mixes that are simple and easy to make including Antonio's Minestrone, Country-Style Creamy Potato, Chipotle Black Bean, Creamy Broccoli and Cheese, Kansas City Steak & Ale, Gold Coast Garlic Pasta Alfredo, Mesa Flats Chicken Enchilada, New Orleans Red Bean & Rice, Southwestern Tortilla, White Chili Soup and more. 

Olde Westport Spice and Trading Co. is owned and operated by Bill and Judy Petersen, who along with their daughter, Ann Myers, also own and run a restaurant (Westport Grill) in Goodland featuring the products. Bill first custom created all of the spices and seasonings in the kitchen of his home. Today the company has a manufacturing facility where Bill still researches and develops new recipes and dishes for future products. For more information or to place an order, please visit or call 1-800-537-6470. 

GOLD COAST GARLIC SHAKE - Gold Coast Garlic Shake spice blend is truly one of those special blends of garlic, herbs and spices that our customers use in sour cream dips, sprinkle over steamed vegetables, fresh vegetables from your garden, garlic mashed potatoes or steak on the grill. There are more than 50 recipes in the Olde Westport Gold Coast Garlic Cookbook that will give you lots of ideas for quick simple meals with that high-end restaurant flavor. A garlic experience you will never forget. Check out the Olde Westport web site for a few recipes and placing orders.

CHAMPIONSHIP CHILI SPICE BLEND - This championship spice has helped chili creators win 12 state and national championships throughout the years and all over the US! But what is most important to us about our Olde Westport Chili Spice Blend is that our customers love to use it in their chili whether it's for a national championship cook-off challenge or simply for their own family in their cozy kitchen on a cold winter's night. We've heard from countless customers that our attention to detail and quality is what makes this chili spice blend stand out above the competitors. We know you might put beans in your chili or maybe you add apples and sausage or perhaps you have a special recipe that is top secret but starts with thick-cut bacon... however you concoct your chili we hope you'll try our chili spice blend. 

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Sunday, February 15, 2015

Purex Power Shot ~ Review & Giveaway

Disclaimer:  "The Purex brand provided me with a sample of Purex PowerShot detergent in exchange for a product review.  However,  all the opinions expressed here are my own."

Purex has outdone themselves by reinventing the way you do your laundry.  They have decided to give every one maids!  Just kidding, but they have made the whole entire process of doing laundry just a little bit easier and for me anything that saves time or allows me to use less of my brain is a HUGE plus.

Purex PowerShot takes out all of the guesswork when it comes to deciding how much detergent to use.  You literally just flip the top and pour the perfectly measured shot of detergent into your washer.  While you do that it magically refills so you are ready for your next load.

*Perfectly measured shots of detergent
*No more spilling (You know you sit there and think a little bit more-no too much-pour it      back)
*No more waste!
*Saves you money
*Saves you time

I was sold the moment I saw how Purex PowerShot works.  I think my brain literally stops working by 3pm.  You know when your husband asks you whats for dinner and you just give him a blank stare.  Yeah, that's me after I have made 500 decisions for my children throughout the day my brain just literally stops.  Not having to think about how much detergent I am using and gaining an extra minute or two from not playing with how much I should pour into the cap won me over.

Make sure to head here to enter Purex's PowerShot Sweepstakes!!  Three grand prize winners get a new washer & dryer.  300 runner-ups get a free bottle of Purex PowerShot.

Purex has sent me a handful of FREE coupons for new Purex PowerShot and I would love to pass some of those on to one lucky reader.  Enter below and I will send you 3 coupons each good for 1 free bottle of Purex PowerShot.  Keep them, share them and good luck!

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Friday, December 5, 2014 ~ Review and Giveaway!

Disclaimer:  I was not compensated for my review.  I was sent product in order to provide my honest opinion and all thoughts are my own. has recently added some great new products to its line and I got the opportunity to try them out with some of the wonderful pictures my family has taken this past year.  I love when I get the opportunity to actually use my pictures in unique ways and has many different unique items.

The first item I ordered was the wrapping paper.  It is a six foot roll and can be customized with as many as 200 photos.  This was super easy to make especially if you have albums on your computer or facebook.  I decided to upload an entire album of summer pictures and I have to say I am in love with this paper.  It is almost too awesome to use.  My husband even wanted to frame a section of it but I know Grandma will be in awe when she gets a gift wrapped in this paper of memories.

The second item I selected was an 11x14 aluminum print.  I was very intrigued by this because I have several canvas prints on my wall but this was different.  I decided not to do a collage with this one and instead I took a single print of my boys and it is simply stunning.  It comes ready to hang you just need to put a nail in the wall and it sits very nicely.  This is a picture my sister took and it is adorable.  The quality is exceptional.  I chose to use the option to enhance the photo and it makes the colors brighter.

The last item I got to order was an ornament.  I wasn't sure what to do and finally chose to make us an ornament with a few of my favorite photos from our trip to Disney World.  I chose an oval design and did I free form layout where I positioned all the photos myself.  I think I chose a few too many photos but it is still cute and something I know we will enjoy looking at every year when we pull out the tree.  

I hope I got you excited about all the new products has to offer.  The deadline to order for Christmas is December 10th so get those orders in!  If you check out their facebook page you can find out about all their promotional deals and great prices.

I am excited to be able to offer a giveaway as well.  Whoever wins is going to be a very lucky person because these are gifts you or a loved one will cherish forever.  Make sure to enter in the rafflecopter below!

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Monday, November 3, 2014

Purex Crystals Aromatherapy ~ Giveaway

Disclosure:   The Purex Brand provided me with a sample of Purex Crystals Aromatherapy in exchange for a product review.  However, all the opinions expressed here are my own.

With the seasons changing again from hot to cold for me it is time to transition all of the blankets and do some bi-annual cleaning.  From bedding to curtains everything gets a wash.  Whether I am putting blankets away into storage or pulling them out I love the fresh scent of laundry scent boosters.

I was inspired not only by the weather but the opportunity to try the new scents from the Purex Crystals Aromatherapy line.  Their are 3 new scents available, energy, well being, and Serenity.  I tested out the well being scent and it was wonderful.

My husband actually asked me if I had been burning candles when he came home due to the pleasant scent in the air.  Even as I write this a week later when I cam home from a long day at work it is very peaceful to come home to the new well being scent in our home.  Way better then smelling our dingy dog.

I would love to give one of you the chance to try out on of Purex's new scents from their Aromatherapy line of crystals.  Just enter in the rafflecopter below.  Just let me know which scent you would love to try:

Well Being ~ brightens any mood with the happy fragrance of fresh blossoms

Energy  ~ helps you tackle any day with the stimulating power of citrus

Serenity  keeps you calm all day long with the gentle scent of water-lilies

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Saturday, October 25, 2014 One-Click Photo Book ~ Review

If you are like me then I am assuming you have a ton of pictures-not printed but sitting in your phone, camera, or computer.  You always say you will do something with them but they are probably accumulating, by the hundreds.  If you have kids you know I am not even joking.

With my first child I think I printed 200 photos or more and put them in albums that first year and I love them.  By the second child I wanted to do this but it is definitely not a priority, just a wish.  I am very, very good though about uploading them to Facebook and putting them into albums on a regular basis.  This came in super handy when given the opportunity to make a couple of photo books at

I loved how easy it was to just upload directly from Facebook.  I was able to select an album and then upload all the pics from that album.  I chose the easy route and had it place them all and then sorted from there.  Within 20 minutes I had my perfect photo book of our most recent vacation.

I love how they take all of the photos and make a collage on the cover.  I added a background to all the pages, a title, and voila!  My kids LOVE looking at it and it is perfect to take and show family.

I love how easily it fits on our bookshelf and they make even better gifts.  Grandma lives out of state and doesn't have a Facebook so sending her picture books of the kids is the perfect gift.

Right now you can make a large hardcover 20 page photo book for only $25 which is a steal.  Think about it.  By the time you pay to print photos, purchase a photo album and actually put those pictures in the album you have spent as much or more.  This is simple and you have a book that lasts forever.  I love the quality and had my book in my hands in about a week!

Create a professional photo book with a single click using's One-Click Photo Book. Select photos of any size from Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, or your computer and they will instantly suggest a clean, professional layout that you can further customize.

Deal: Use this link for 51% off a 20-page 11.5"x8" Hardcover Photo Book From

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Join Children's Claritin and KaBOOM! Bringing Imagination Playground™ to Communities in Need!

Parents! Vote Now to Help Kids Have More Fun - One Playspace at a Time
As parents, we spend a lot of time discovering creative ways to nurture our children's curiosity. Luckily, being outdoors provides the perfect landscape, fueling young imaginations and creating endless possibilities for exploration, discovery and creativity. Children's Claritin hopes to inspire parents to create innovative play spaces in their backyards, and communities.
Children's Claritin also believes in the benefits of outdoor activity for children, and wants to help children get the most out of every day! They're teaming up with KaBOOM!, a national non-profit, to help bring innovative playspaces to communities in need and you can help! By voting, you can help them pick the four community organizations that will receive Imagination Playground™. What's Imagination Playground™? See imagination at play - watch last year's winner enjoying Imagination Playground™.
Be sure to visit where you can place your vote and gather playspace inspirations for creating your own backyard playspace.  
While visiting the Children's Claritin & KaBOOM! Facebook page, you can also:
  • Learn more about the twelve organizations you can vote for receiving Imagination Playground™
  • Download coupon offers
  • Locate a playspace near you
Vote now and help us pick the four community organizations that will receive Imagination Playground™. You can vote one time per day through 9/26/14. Click here for voting rules.

Monday, September 8, 2014 One-Click Photo Book ~ Deal

Create a professional photo book with a single click using's One-Click Photo Book. Select photos of any size from Facebook, Instagram, Flickr, or your computer and they will instantly suggest a clean, professional layout that you can further customize.

You can get one for just $25!
Deal: Use this link for 51% off a 20-page 11.5"x8" Hardcover Photo Book From

Since we will be headed to Florida this fall I think this will be perfect for all the pictures I plan on taking!  Can't wait to see how it turns out and share it with everyone.