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I love to rent cars. It’s always exciting to drive a new car. Usually when you rent a car – it’s because you are on vacation. You need a vehicle to get you to all the fun places you want to visit.

Or maybe you need to rent a car because of the high cost of airline tickets, it can be much more affordable to rent a car for a week and drive to your destination.

If you are looking for a great rate on a rental car, visit They have better rates than the likes of Priceline or Expedia most all of the time! You will rent the same car but pay less money! That means more money to spend on your vacation! Plus they search all the major rental car companies so you don’t have to. You will see the best price available in just a few seconds!

National Travel Deals is chosen by more and more travelers each year because of their ability to also provide the ultimate option – The NTD Safeguard Plus. Choose this option when booking your next rental car to avoid paying a cancellation fee in the event that your travel plans should change. They will also cover part of your deductible in the unfortunate event of an accident or minor incidents such as windshield or tire damage. It’s nice to have that extra piece of mind.

They are based in the US but you can rent cars in 125 Countries – 17,000 locations! You also receive an automatic 5% less on pricing than their supplied rates.

Plus they support charity! When you rent a car from, you’ll not only be driving around in a great car that you secured for a great rate (in most cases the best rate), but you’ll also be playing your part in giving back. National Travel Deals is donating $1.00 from every single vehicle reservation to Moffitt Cancer Center (Tampa, Florida) in 2014.

I even have a coupon code for you! Until the end of August you can save an additional 5% when you visit their Twitter Page for the code. Next time you need to rent a car, make sure you visit for an excellent rate!

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Now for the giveaway! We have 3 – $50 Visa Gift Cards to give away! All you need to do is enter on the Rafflecopter form below. It is open world wide! This giveaway ends on September 7, 2014.

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GlossyBox July Box 2014 Review and Coupon

GlossyBox July Box 2014 Review and Coupon

GlossyBox July Box 2014 Review and Coupon

Got my new GLOSSYBOX in and it is awesome!

This month’s contents were as follows:


GLAMLOW Youthmud Tinglexfoliate Treatment

SKIN INC Custom-Blended Anti-Aging Serum

PHILIP B PH Restorative Detangling Toning Mist

MALIN + GOETZ Mojito Lip Balm

If you are like me and love treating yourself, then GLOSSYBOX is a great way to bring yourself some love!  If it’s a gift for someone else, let me just say that it’s about as classy as you can get.  From the above brand names you can see they work with the A-List of brands in beauty products.   The contents are wrapped in a beautiful package with wrapping and a bow, nice touch.  The sizes of each bottle are generous… on a couple of the above products they are $60 bottles that will last a long time… the smaller bottles you get with GLOSSYBOX are about 25% of that size.  That’s about a $15 value EACH (sometimes more, sometimes less), and you’re getting a bunch of them for just $21 a month.

Quick notes on this month’s products:

Glamglow mask is for exfoliation and some great moisturizing collagen.  I felt the quality of the ingredients, even after I washed it off!

The Michell and Peach body cream is classy from the bottle to the contents, Vitamin E, shea butter and English honey.  The scent is light and beautiful.

The Philip B detangling toning mist is used to cleanse your hair of pretty much anything bad; it comes in a decent sized bottle with the GLOSSYBOX shipment.

Skin Inc  serum acts really fast…this company from Japan is behind  the world’s first skin supplement bar and I haven’t seen then put out a product yet that isn’t at the top.

Malin + Goetz mojito lip balm…  need I say more?  I mean seriously, that’s like a taste of Friday night on your lips whenever you want.  Brilliant!

GLOSSYBOX came through once again; can’t wait to see next month’s contents!


**NEW** : Limited Edition GLOSSYBOX

Curated in collaboration with Cosmoprof North America, a professional beauty trade show where new and innovative beauty brands are discovered, the Beauty Discovery GLOSSYBOX features seven standout products that is perfect for the true beauty enthusiasts. The box includes: 

  • Kocostar Hair Therapy
  • OPI Nail Lacquer in Sweet Heart
  • Dr Lili Fan Probiotic Eye Serum
  • Royal Apothic Cream Crème
  • Be A Bombshell The One Stick
  • Skin Nutrition Cell-CPR
  • Mastey Color Protecting Leave-in Therapy Spray

*** $170 value

*** Purchase for $40Valid Through: August 22nd- August 31st 

IQ Juice #Review

IQ Juice #Review


Over the last couple of years a new name in natural juices has come to be a big player: IQ Juice. Move over Naked Juice and Odwalla, IQ Juice is the real deal and has big doses of functional ingredients that help with natural energy, immunity, fat burning and brain health. They sent me a bottle of each of their juices to review, I did not pay for these but they are reasonably priced. IQ Juice is from a US-based company, The Powerhouse Beverage Company, but the contents are from around the globe as they’ve sought out best-in-class ingredients that target well-being. I was sent a sample bottle of each flavor and I think that they taste far better than any of the Odwalla juices and better than 95% of the Naked juices. They are naturally sweet but it’s not overbearing and you can definitely discern the balance of flavors in each variety.

IQ Juice #Review

I wanted to highlight three of my favorite flavors, and also speak about what each one does for you:

First off is CLEANSE with Green Tea Extract. There was coconut (my personal favorite fruit) as well as passion fruit. I would drink this one solely for its taste, but the fact that it’s getting the impurities like fast food and alcohol out of my body is a huge plus. Note: There is another IQ Juice called DETOX that has pomegranate and other juices specifically for the detoxification process in your body, also 100% natural ingredients.

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Another favorite of mine is RISE UP. It is all-natural, but has lots of ingredients that help keep your energy high throughout the day. It uses an ingredient that I’ve never heard before, Guarana, a plant found in Brazil. I LOVE this juice not only for it’s delicious and unique taste, but also since it’s a way to keep me going at work without having to consume coffee. I like tea but it gets a bit old, so finding a juice with natural and tasty ingredients that energize me is great. Got to stay away from Red Bull, Monster and the like, those are bad news! A bit more that I found on this drink from the IQ website: “Guarana is a natural source of caffeine to increase energy and stamina. It’s released slowly, thus sustaining energy for the day ahead. The addition of B12 also provides energy as it supports the central nervous system and helps to regulate metabolism.”

The third IQ juice that I wanted to showcase is MEMORY, with Gotu Kola. We seem to be quite behind the rest of the world on natural healing ingredients, and this one has been big in India, China and Indonesia for hundreds of years. It’s another complete natural super food, that helps both your brain and nervous system. It boots your memory, and is complemented by cherry juice with more brain benefits and antioxidants. Tip: type in Gotu Kola in Wikipedia and see all of the benefits in can provide.

I really liked the benefits listed for 6 flavors, and they each specialize in different benefits to your body and mind (and soul, they all taste damn good!). I plan to make the DETOX my regular drink for Sunday and Monday, and switch off between the others on other days of the week. As mentioned I am a sucker for coconut and will therefore be drinking CLEANSE the most. My prior favorite tasting juice was Naked’s Protein Zone, but this one beats it in ingredients and taste.

Don’t forget to follow IQ juice on Facebook 

MPM BTS Transportation Sweepstakes

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Welcome to the MPM BTS Transportation Sweepstakes

Organized by: Mom to Bed by 8 – Special thank you to our supporting co-host bloggers: A Medic’s World, My So Called Balanced Life, Life with 5 monkies, Reviews 411, Monica’s Rants, Raves & Reviews, Michigan Saving and More and Plum Crazy About Coupons.

One winner will receive a $500 Southwest Gift Card.

Giveaway ends September 19th at 11:59pm, open to US and Canadian residents, ages 18+. Excludes Quebec. Only one entrant per household, per address. Winner is subject to eligibility verification. Enter using the giveaway form below. Good luck!

Disclaimer: The participating bloggers were not compensated for this post. No purchase is necessary to enter. One entrant per household, per address. Void where prohibited by law. Winner(s) will be contacted by email and have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen. The sponsor(s) will be responsible for product shipment to winner(s) of this sweepstakes. This event is in no way administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, or associated with, Facebook and/or Twitter, Google, Pinterest. Contact if you have any additional questions or comments.

“We all need somebody to lean on” #GoodNeighbor

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When I reflect back on life there are definitely people like family members and mentors that gave their time to help me in my personal and professional growth. There are others too that made a big impact, one of which was a professor in my first year of college. During that time I was more of a numbers person than a book person… I was always struggling with literature and falling farther and farther behind my friends and classmates. She told me that as long as I read something, anything, as long as I’m reading, it will help. This was long before the days of the internet but I found a group of books by a particular author that I gravitated towards. I told her about these and she went out of her way to not only grab those from the library, but also grab a bunch of books from similar authors. They were far from what she was teaching in class. I started reading through these like crazy, it really helped me! She would check up on me to see how things were going, and really went out of her normal duties to help me develop in an area where I was struggling.

This carried over into her other class material, I started raising my hand more in class and saw a total change in the way I carried myself. This was all from the confidence of learning more as I had built up my self-image, but it was also the feeling that the person in the school who is the expert in literature was always right there backing me and saw something in me. I was lucky to learn this at a young age and have used that knowledge even today. When taking other classes or more recently starting a new job or project, I like to get to know the expert behind something and knowing that I have their help to lean on. Even when I don’t use it, knowing that someone is there to help builds a very valuable confidence that carries me through. I don’t think I could have ventured into the internet business without this mindset, and knowing I’m not alone has been a big part of that. State Farm has the motto “Like a good neighbor State Farm is there.” When I relate this to my own experiences I see the importance of having someone there. Even if you don’t ever lean on them, it’s just good to know you aren’t going it alone in this world!

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Disclosure: Compensation was provided by State Farm via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of State Farm.

Win the The Orkin Scientific Back-to-School PRIZE PACK

Daddy longlegs are poisonous.”
“Mosquitoes prefer adults over children.”
“Ants can survive underwater.”

You’ve heard the myths about bugs before. Do you know what’s fact and what’s fake?

Take Orkin’s Scientific Fact or Scientific Fake™ Quiz to test your knowledge, and be sure to watch every clip for the scoop on these infamous bug myths.

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Win the The Orkin Scientific Back-to-School PRIZE PACK

The Orkin Scientific Back-to-School PRIZE PACK includes: 
- Clip-on Fisheye Lens (iPhone, Galaxy, Android compatible)
- Orkin On-the-Go Drink Tumbler
- Orkin Drawstring Bag
- Orkin “Field Notes” Notebook w/ Pen

Giveaway open to the U.S.

Clean ATTITUDE Baby Gift Basket Giveaway!


Welcome to the Clean ATTITUDE Baby Gift Basket Giveaway!
Hosted By Nanny To Mommy
Sponsored BY Clean ATTITUDE
“Human activity is directly responsible for the global warming causing glaciers to melt around the world. By 2050, polar regions can expect to lose their ice caps, causing thousands of fatalities in the animal kingdom.
Do your part to not pollute the water by using non-carcinogenic water-related substances.”

Nanny to Mommy recently had the opportunity to receive a baby gift basket from Clean ATTITUDE to review. You can read some of those reviews HERE.

Clean ATTITUDE products highlights:

pure essential oils
vegan product
petrochemical derivative free
free of optical brighteners
enzyme free
SLS free
Nanny to Mommy is excited to be offering a Clean ATTITUDE Baby Gift Basket (RV $99) to one lucky reader!


Products Included in Baby Gift Basket:
TOY CLEANER – Fragrance-Free
STAIN REMOVER – Fragrance-Free

Giveaway is open to US only, must be 18+ to enter. Winning entry is chosen by, all winning entries are verified. No social media was involved in any way with this giveaway. Although Nanny to Mommy received complimentary products to provide this review/giveaway, all opinions are my own. Nanny to Mommy and participating bloggers are not responsible for prize fulfillment. If you have any questions about this giveaway or would like to see our product featured in a Nanny to Mommy giveaway event, please contact

The Great Gas Rollback with Bluebird by American Express and Walmart

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The Great Gas Rollback with Bluebird by American Express and Walmart

The Great Gas Rollback with Bluebird  by American Express and Walmart.  Bluebird is a financial account with flexible features and convenient management tools to help you get more from your money

From now through September 8th, 2014, members can save up to 15¢ per gallon of gas. Simply pay at the pump with your Bluebird by American Express at participating Walmart and Murphy USA Gas Station.

American Express is a advertiser

Balance Bar Review #BalanceShapeUp #spon

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Balance Bar Review  #BalanceShapeUp 

Every time I take a break from Balance Bars I end up coming back! They have the great taste and such a diversity in flavors. If you try their chocolate flavors, peanut butter flavors or yogurt honey, each will have an ENTIRELY different taste. No chalky blandness here like in some of the others, it’s pure goodness. We are heading on a camping trip next week and I know that I will have a couple of Balance Bars set aside for those long hikes, and even for a meal replacement here and there. They are designed to give the perfect ratio of protein, carbs and healthy fats. Balance Bars can be found in just about any supermarket out there, and come at a great price. Balance Bar Minis have also launched for a smaller portion of the same goodness!

I love the size of regular sized Balance Bars so I haven’t had a need yet to try these out, but may be perfect for on the go or if you have a younger one in the family. Chocolate Mint Cookie Crunch is still my reining favorite, though Lemon Meringue is so good too (and completely unique from other brands of bars). Agree? Let me know your favorites!

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You can purchase Balance Bars  at Walmart stores

Giveaway : Win a $10 Walmart gift card and a variety pack of Balance Bars. One winner will be chosen. You can get an additional entry by tweeting everyday on your twitter.

Disclosure : I received the Walmart gift card and any additional product as part of a sponsored collaboration with Balance Bar.


Good2Grow Juice Review



My kids are enjoying juice time more than ever these days thanks to Good2Grow. You’ve probably seen them out there in stores, actually, you can’t miss them as they have these awesome characters on the top of the juice (what Good2Grow calls SippaTops™). My kids ran over to that section of the drink aisle, there was no doubt we were going home with a couple so it was just a matter of choosing the best ones. Since my son is all about Thomas the Train and my daughter is infatuated with Minnie Mouse it was a done deal. However, the next time they went the kids wanted new characters… we’ve been keeping the bottles and characters for reuse (good for the environment) and because they are so darn cute. These drinks are a great way to get my kids drinking juice and getting some good nutrients like vitamin C. Give these Good2Grow juices a try and watch your collection grow like ours.

My kids can hold the juice pouches/boxes really hard and squirt juice all over. So glad that the caps are supposed to be leak-proof and dishwasher safe..


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Just the facts
• good2growTM beverages are made from 100%fruit juice,as well as fruit and veggie blends. Their drinks never contain any added sugar, high fructose corn syrup, artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives.
• The juices come in six delicious varieties,including 100%AppleJuice,40%less sugar Apple Juice and purified water, 100% Fruit Punch, Tropical Fruit Medley V-Blend, Strawberry Kiwi V-Blend, and Organic 100% Apple Juice.
• The drinks are sold in three different sizes(4oz.,6oz.,and8oz.),so you can pick the perfect one for your kid.
• good2growTM drinks feature charactertops, which utilize patented spill-proof,no mess SippaTopTM caps that give kids more independence and moms more peace of mind. There are dozens of character options to choose from, plus they’re reusable and dishwasher safe!
• good2growTM partners with the top names in children’s entertainment to create character SippaTopTM caps your kids are guaranteed to love including: Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Mattel, Nickelodeon, American Greetings, HIT Entertainment, Warner Brothers and Sanrio.
• All bottles are BPA-free, non-GMO, recyclable, dishwasher safe, and reusable.
• Refill packs of good2growTM drinks are available in packages of six.
• The Fruit Punch and Apple Juicegood2growTM drinks are 100%juice. The Organic Apple juice is also USDA certified organic.
• The V-Blend beverages(StrawberryKiwi and Tropical Fruit Medley)contain at least 22% less sugar than traditional juice blends. They also contain one combined serving of fruits and vegetables, which provides your kids with 100% of their daily vitamin C intake.
• The retail price for a single serve is$2.49 to$2.99.Refill packs range from$2.99 to $3.49.

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I received this product for free from the sponsor of the Moms MeetSM program, May Media Group LLC, who received it directly from the manufacturer. As a Moms MeetsSM blogger, I agreed to use this product and post my opinon on my blog. My opinions do not necessarily reflect the opinions of May Media Group LLC or the manufacturer of the product.