GLEE Gum 100% Natural Halloween Treats

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Handing out treats for trick or treat this year?  Still at a loss for what to hand out?  GLEE Gum has some tasty, 100% natural candies that will make both parents and kids happy!

The fun GLEE Gum gum pops come in a 15 counts bag with 3 different flavors: Sweet Strawberry, Crisp Green Apple, and Juicy Orange.  These pops are yummy and colorful.

GLEE Gum of course has lots of flavors of gum too.  Their gum has no artificial flavors, no artificial colors, no preservatives and non-GMO certified. The classic GLEE gum is sweetened with fair-trade cane sugar and brown rice syrup. The sugar-free gum varieties are sweetened with 100% xylitol.

I really enjoyed the sugar-free bubble gum flavor.  There are 3 other sugar-free flavors and lots of flavor in the classic variety. You can even buy boxes with mini-packs of gum with 80 mini boxes in to hand out for trick or treat or whatever you might want.

Check out the items on Glee Gum and tell me what sounds good to you?  What would you like to get in your trick or treat bag?

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Winc Wine Club Wines Shipped Monthly To Your Taste

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Winc is not your traditional wine club: we are a direct-distribution global wine company that personalizes the entire wine experience – We are perfecting how wine is made, distributed, perceived and purchased via our Palate Profile quiz that recommends wine based on your unique tastes and I’ll add enjoyed on behalf of a new generation of wine drinkers. It takes the hassle and guesswork out of picking a bottle from your local liquor store and delivers the perfect bottle directly to your doorstep. We do all this as part of our quest to improve the experience for consumers, create a platform for artisanal winemaking, and build a grape-to-glass supply chain that’s sustainable for the planet. No more intimidating language and steep price points, and more joy in the act of sharing a bottle.

$22 Off Your First Month of Winc Wine – Winc offers 4 personalized wines each month. Bottles start at $13 each. www.trywinc.com/usfamilyguide


The Zombie Gnomes Started My Halloween Oriental Trading Tradition

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Ive been using Oriental Trading for most of my Halloween decorations for the last several years.  I’ll tell you what got me hooked…it was the zombie gnomes for my garden.  Yep I was so proud of my little gardens when we moved to our new home about 2 years ago.  I just couldn’t neglect them in the fall.  I was searching for zombie gnomes for the garden and I found them at Oriental Trading.  They keep adding more.  I buy 1 or two each year.  I’m up to about 5 zombie gnomes now.  This one is the newest edition.

What I like about my zombie gnomes from Oriental Trading is they’re sturdy. They’re not going to get blown over easily. This one I liked because of the details. Did you notice the zombie mouse and the hole through the zombie’s middle? How about the spiders in her hair?

Another thing I started collecting was the creepy framed holographic prints.  This one is “Aunt Hazel”  last year I got one and a family member looked at it and said “Oh Angie who is this in this pictures?” and then realized what it was and she jumped lol.  Love them.

 

The newest addition I have is who we have been referring to as “Skully”. I’ve been having a little too much fun with Skully.  He’s life size, posable skeleton, and not so scary for the kids.  Right now Scully is hanging out on the front porch. He my fall evening coffee drinking buddy.  Of course, he doesn’t care much for coffee.

Skully is holding a bowl of Halloween candy rings I also got from Oriental Trading. Not sure if these will be party of the little ones Halloween hand outs for school or part of my treat bags I’m making up for my kids and nieces. Cute, fun, not messy, individually packaged.

It’s like opening a door to a Halloween portable when you go to Oriental Trading’s site. Find just about anything you need: treats, decorations, Halloween party supplies, costumes, crafts, just so many items.


Affordable Wigs and Ponytail Extensions from Divatress

This post is sponsored by Divatress.

I can’t do hair to save my life.  Even my ponytails are sloppy.  Can’t help it. I usually just brush it out and leave it or throw it in a ponytail and move on with life.  There are times though I wish I could really make my hair look great.  Special date nights with the hubby, professional meetings, etc.  I also go through periods where I want long hair then I’ll get tired of it, cut it off, like it for a month or so then want my long hair back.

Divatress can help with all that.  They offer everything from full wigs to clip ins to ponytail extensions.

I’m looking at some of the beautiful products hey have to offer. The buns really caught my eye. They’d be perfect for those professional meetings I was referring too. I think it would be an easy way to style your hair for dance recitals or interviews too!  The best part is, they prices are so affordable so you could really buy a couple different looks without breaking the bank.

Divatress even let’s you choose between real human hair, synthetic, or even hair extensions for mature women.

A lot of them are so affordable you could get one to wear for a party or special event if you really wanted to make an impression.  I’m not allowed to dye my hair “unnatural” colors per my place of work’s uniform policy. But sometimes I’d like to have a little hot pink or purple in my hair. Divatress has some fun options for that as well.


How Cars.com Helped Me Save Money When I Bought My Acadia

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After baby number 4 we realized that my 2006 Pacifica, while a good vehicle, wasn’t really meant for a family of 6. Sure it fit all 6 of us in but little else. There was very little trunk space when all the seats were up. That meant when we went on a family trip we might be able to take the compact stroller forget about the jogging stroller.  When we went to Ocean City the kids had to have their bags on the floor by their feet because there wasn’t enough trunk space.  So I researched vehicles with the help of Cars.com and had it narrowed down to a GMC Acadia, Honda Pilot, or Chevy Traverse.  I was able to save cars to favorites so I could show my husband or quickly compare them.

With Cars.com I downloaded the app and checked the website a couple times a week.  We wanted less than 30K miles on the vehicle.  It had to fall within a specific price range. Cars.com helped me decide what cars we could afford realistically, and gave me a good idea of what dealerships had the vehicles in our price range in our area.  I was able to search by make, model, mileage, price range, area radius, and more.

Then my Pacifica started having issue after issue. It was in the shop at least once a month for a new problem. That’s when we decided it was time to jump on the vehicle.  I had it narrowed down to a GMC Acadia at a local dealership or a Honda Pilot at a dealership about 30 miles away.  The Honda Pilot had less milage, about $2k less, but was a year older. The GMC Acadia had everything we wanted except that the price wasn’t quite what we wanted.

They tried to give us a hard time about the price. I pulled up the Honda Pilot on my cars.com app and said to my husband, that’s ok honey this Pilot is in our price range why don’t we go check that one out and decide. Then they were able to drop the price after I showed the car salesman.  So thanks to Cars.com I ended up getting the vehicle local for a price that fit into our budget.

Ways Cars.com helped save me money:

  1.  Helped me compare to see what vehicles we could afford
  2.  Helped me be realistic about what vehicle condition fit into our budget
  3.  Helped me keep track of prices and which dealership consistently had the lower prices on the vehicles I wanted
  4.  Helped me compare vehicles
  5.  The app was a great visual aid in having discussions with my husband and bargaining with the dealership
  6.  Let me search by prices, make, model, radius, and other specifics so I wasn’t overwhelmed with vehicles I might now want or may not be able to afford.
  7.  It’s free to use!
  8.  Let’s you research cars right from the website or app
  9.  Payment estimator helps you get a ballpark number of monthly payments for car loans.

Can I tell you a secret? I really wanted the Acadia anyway shhh