Thursday, October 31, 2013

That's It Fruit Review

That's It Fruit

That's It Fruit snacks are fruit bars made with only 2 ingredients. They come in six yummy flavors and are perfect for getting two servings of fruit in while you are on the go, at school, work, the gym, hiking, outdoors, or at home! Each bar is filled with 3g of fiber and only 100 calories! 
That's It Fruit bars are also nonGMO, all natural, made with no preservatives, no added sugars, no fat,  and no nuts. They are great for a variety of lifestyles including vegan, gluten free, diabetic friendly, and kosher.

The six flavors include Apple & Blueberry (made with 20 blueberries), Apple & Mango, Apple & Cherries (made with 10 cherries), Apple & Apricots (made with 3 apricots), Apple & Banana, and Apple & Pear. 

Each flavor is absolutely delicious! That's It Fruit is a perfect snack while I commute to school or in between classes. My personal favorite is the Apple & Cherries, which is no surprise because I love anything with cherries in it! The texture is different as the bars only contain fruit. The bars are sort of sticky and have a chewy texture. I love the convenience of That's It bars! They are much easier than bringing fruit because there is no mess and does not need to be prepared (cut, peeled, etc). 

That's It Fruit bars are convenient, taste great, and help with portion control. They also make a nutritious and delicious snack for children of all ages! 


I received samples of That's It for review ~ all opinions are 100% my own!

Happy (GREEN, nonGMO) Halloween!

                                                     HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

How are you celebrating? I'm planning on carving a pumpkin later tonight & baking some pumpkin seeds! Mamma Chia is having an awesome Instagram giveaway ~ simply carve a pumpkin with a Mamma Chia theme & you win a month's supply of Chia Squeeze! Uhmm, yum! Count me IN! Everyone is a winner, so be sure to check out contest! Hurry though, the contest closes tomorrow!
Do you have any nonGMO, organic goodies ready for the trick or treaters?! We don't personally get any trick or treaters at my house as our driveway is about a quarter mile long. For those of you running out to the store last minute to pick up some candy you may want to choose some healthy, organic options and spread good health to the kids! Check out this awesome Guide To a nonGMO Halloween from Green Halloween! Green Halloween warns conscious consumers to beware of these 10 GMO ingredients commonly found in Halloween candy:
1. Sugar(GMOsugarbeets) 
2. Highfructosecornsyrup(GMO corn)
3. Corn starch (GMO corn)
4. Soylecithin(GMOsoy)
5. Soybeanoil(GMOsoy)
6. Modified food starch (GMO corn)
7. Fructose, dextrose, glucose (GMO corn)
8. Cottonseedoil(GMO cotton)
9. Canolaoil(GMOcanola)
10. “Other” ingredients: isolates, isoflavones, food starch, vegetable oil
Don't be a science experiment, choose organic products and share them with your neighbors this year! You could influence them to look into their food & inspire children that eating healthy can be fun & YUMMY! When I have children I plan on making fun fruit halloween inspired platters. Fruit can be super fun ~ it's all about presentation!
On another note, I'm so happy I decided to switch blog platforms! Blogger is better suited for the type of blog I want to have! This website will become www.organicallyou.net in a couple weeks once that domain expires, please bare with me! 
Well, I'm off to school for a few hours! I hope you have a fantastic green, nonGMO Halloween!
PS) Have you entered my current giveaway? You could win three bars of Wholly Hemp soap from Hemp Authority! Share daily on social media for extra entries! GOOD LUCK! A winner will be announced November 4th! 

Save 80% Renting Textbooks with Chegg

ATTENTION STUDENTS! YOU can save A LOT of money if they rent textbooks with Chegg ~ up to 80% PLUS save 10% extra when you order by clicking on any of my links! 
I know it is currently the middle of the semester, but be sure to keep this in mind as the spring semester begins. As a sophomore in college, I learned very quick my first semester that buying books was a ridiculous amount of money I was not willing to spend. When I found out I could rent textbooks from Chegg it was a huge sigh of relief. It is SO easy to rent textbooks, simply gather all the required textbooks ISBN's (the number that identifies the book), enter them on Chegg, find the books, check out, & get the books in the mail! Keep the box, when it's time to return the books at the end of the semester simply log into Chegg and print the packing labels. Pack all the books in the original box and drop it at the post office. SIMPLE! They also offer e-books! I personally like having a book in my hand however everyone has their own preference & Chegg has exactly what YOU need to be successful in school! This semester alone I saved over $1,000 by renting my textbooks!
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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

CARD Review

CARD
Prepaid Visa Debit Card

CARD offers thousands of unique designs to give your crumby old bank card a stylish makeover! Just like the one from your bank, and you can use it EVERYWHERE Visa is accepted!

Free to order, activate and load 
Free app and check deposits from your smartphone 
Free direct deposit 
Free card-to-card transfers, any time, anywhere, in seconds 
No overdraft fees -- never goes negative! 
Safer than cash - 24/7 support, Visa fraud protection and 100% FDIC insurance on funds 
No debt, financially responsible, no interest/credit/APRs 
No credit check and approval in seconds
 22,000 in-network ATMs
Thousands of cool, unique card designs to choose from! Including brands like:Garfield, Popeye, Betty Paige, James Dean, Care Bears, Walking Dead, Star Trek, Autism Awareness, Breast Cancer Research, Shark Week, Where's Waldo, Doodle Jump, Three Stooges, Nancy Drew, etc.

This card is not a gift card, so you can’t give or receive the card as a gift - It's better than a gift card because you don't just use it once and toss it, but instead get to replace your boring bank-issued debit card and show it off over and over.

CARD is free for 30 days - then $5.95 monthly fee, which we waive when you direct deposit over $800 in the previous 30 days.  This fee is the same as the Walmart prepaid card and way less than many of our competitors. It's also much less than overdrafting your bank account, paying for a checking account or using a credit card!

I chose the Island Get Away card which takes me back to vacation every time I look at it! The colors are extremely vibrant and I love the scene of the boat in the tropical water. Other people have taken notice and I'm sure inform them on all the fabulous designs offered by CARD! I also love that there is an app so you can track all of your transactions and how convenient it is to easily make online deposits.
CARD has are so many designs, there is certainly a perfect card for everyone!
What are you waiting for?
Upgrade your Debit Card with a personalized, unique CARD!

I received a CARD with $25 uploaded on it for review purposes
Regardless, all opinions are 100% my own!

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Wholly Hemp Review & Giveaway {CLOSED}


Hemp Authority 
Wholly Hemp Soothing Soap Review & Giveaway


Hemp Authority is an online store specializing in all things hemp!  They are a conscious company committed to delivering the best quality products at affordable pricing.
Hemp Authority has everything from clothing and bags to beauty products such as lip balms and soaps.

Hemp Authority explains how their packaging follows their sustainability practices, "no invoices are printed and wasted within your order. Addresses are hand written onto boxes when possible. All goods are packaged with recycled newspapers. We continuously look for new partners in North America for products and services to cut down on shipping within our value chain and reduce the overall carbon footprint of our products"

Hemp is a sustainable plant and is very different than marijuana. You can learn more about why you should choose hemp here: http://hempauthority.com/why-hemp/ 

 For this review I chose the Wholly Hemp Soothing Soap. It comes in 12 different scents so there is sure to be something for everyone's preference! 
{patchouli, orange, lemon, lavender, juniper, bergamot, grapefruit, sandalwood, peppermint, secret falls, eucalyptus, geranium}


Why use hemp for skin care? Hemp Authority explains,
"Hemp has a higher concentration of Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) than any other plant, contains all 20 vital amino acids, and is rich in Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, C, D, E. With a 3:1 ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 EFAs (which is the perfect match to human skin), hemp seed oil quickly and easily soaks deep into skin providing hydration from the inside out and reducing skin redness, inflammation, & irritation

I received three scents to review: lavender, secret falls, and peppermint.
I was pleased with the packaging the soaps came in (sort of like newspaper, seemed like recycled paper) I also love how they are made in the USA & not tested on animals!
 Wholly Hemp Soap is handmade with quality ingredients in small batches.

Ingredients:
Lavender scent: saponified hemp-coconut-palm-sunflower oil, lavender, rosemary extract
Peppermint scent: saponified hemp-coconut-palm-sunflower oil, peppermint oil, rosemary extract
Secret falls scent: saponified hemp-coconut-palm-sunflower oil, lavender oil, lemongrass oil, juniper berry oil, rosemary extracts

As you can see from above, the ingredient list is minimal ~ which is super important to me! I love that I can read (and understand) all the ingredients!
I am very impressed with Wholly Hemp Soothing Soap! I love each of the scents, my personal favorite is secret falls! Lavender, lemongrass and juniper create a refreshing, beautiful, floral scent.
 Each of the scents are strong in the bar and leave an earthy scent with a hint of essential oil on your skin. I love this as it is very natural and soothing. The soap also does a great job cleansing and leaving my skin with lots of moisture! I personally use a loofa and the Wholly Hemp Soap gets foamy as would any other soap.

Wholly Hemp Soap comes in 4oz bars for $5 each or buy 3 bars for only $12!
Discover the best hemp products with Hemp Authority!

Enter the giveaway using the Rafflecopter widget below 
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Winner will get three bars of Wholly Hemp Soap in their choice of scents!
This giveaway is now closed, the winner has been notified via email & is displayed in the Rafflecopter widget. Thank you for entering!

All entries are optional! Winner's entries will be verified
This giveaway will start October 24th 2013 and close on November 4th 2013 at 12am EST
Open only to the USA ~ I'm sorry International friends! Must be 18+ 
I received Wholly Hemp for review purposes, regardless all opinions are my own!
I am not responsible for prize fulfillment

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I was provided soap for review purposes ~ all opinions are  100% my own!

PINES WheatGrass Review


PINES Wheat Grass
The Wheat Grass People

PINES Wheat Grass is the original Wheat Grass Company that started in 1976. It is USDA Organic, nonGMO, raw, gluten free, and kosher.
What makes PINES unique? 
Grown in mineral rich Glacial soil 
Grown using rainwater, not irrigation water, which may be contaminated with run off of non-organic farm chemicals and animal waste 
5 year shelf life 
All products in amber glass, nitrogen-packed for zero oxidation vs. plastic where oxidation and loss of nutrients occur 
Harvested at the optimal jointing stage for highest nutrient content 
Competitively priced (you can score 100 tablets for $12.50 or as low as $7.50 when you buy in bulk)

It is suggested that you take 7 tablets with water as a serving of deep leafy green vegetable. I actually do not mind taking so many of these tablets, I just pop them in two at a time drinking lots of water. 

PINES Wheat Grass takes the extra steps to ensure that the nutritional content and flavor of their wheatgrass remain at peak levels. Because they pack their wheatgrass in amber glass bottles the result is the highest possible levels of chlorophyll, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, phytochemicals, and ORAC value. 
I love that PINES Wheat Grass is a sustainable, organic company dedicated to providing the most nutrient rich wheatgrass to consumers. PINES is an honest company that truly cares about the health of people.I love that the name PINES came from the recognition that the Pine tree is an internationally known symbol of the peace that exists in nature. 
You can read all about the history of PINES here:
 I love that they have both tablets and powders! PINES Wheat Grass has a large variety of products to suit every preference!
Check out the PINES Wheat Grass for the best quality, pricing, and selection of wheatgrass products! http://www.wheatgrass.com/

I received 100 tablets of PINES Wheat Grass for review purposes
All opinions are my own!
 
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