Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Baby Comfy Deluxe Safety Nail Clipper Review


When I was younger, I remember using a nail clipper by myself and cutting my skin. Now that I have daughters, I make sure to cut their nails carefully so that I wouldn't accidentally cut their skin. When I received the Baby Comfy Deluxe Safety Nail Clipper, I looked forward to trying it because it's designed specifically for kids. Here is a quick product description from the company:

NEW PATENTED SINGLE-BLADE TECHNOLOGY won't cut baby's skin. The single-blade design of Baby Comfy Nail is designed to hold the fingertip skin back so that only the nail gets cut. The bottom ledge sticks out slightly so you won't cut too closely to the sensitive nail bed. The durable plastic bottom ledge lasts for thousands of cuts. Baby Comfy Nail is larger than standard clippers by design so it's easier to hold and operate. Attach a lanyard to keep the clipper within reach when you need it. The unique, patented design of Baby Comfy Nail makes it virtually impossible to cut the skin of baby's fingers, making this truly the FIRST BABY SAFETY NAIL CLIPPER. Trim Tearlessly. 
The Baby Comfy Deluxe Safety Nail Clipper is different to me because this is the first time I saw a nail clipper with only 1 blade. The top part of the nail clipper is made of a metal blade while the bottom part is made of plastic.
The orange lever on top of the nail clipper is easy to push down and I like that I don't need much effort to push it. The plastic body is durable since I dropped this a few times already.

The design of the bottom plastic is a bit protruding so I also don't have to worry about cutting my daughters' nails too short.

The Baby Comfy Deluxe Safety Nail Clipper is much safer for young kids' nails because of the single blade. The only thing I noticed was that when I use this, the edges of my daughters' newly clipped nails are rougher so I need to use a nail file to smooth them out.

You can purchase the Baby Comfy Deluxe Safety Nail Clipper HERE.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a sample for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I tried personally and believe will be good for my readers. No other form of compensation was received. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

Sunday, August 30, 2015

The Purple Tractor "On The Move" Medium Roast Coffee Beans Review


 I can't last a day without drinking coffee. Yes, I might be addicted to caffeine since I feel sluggish and slow if I don't have my coffee kick for the day. Since I leave home at around 5 in the morning, I would drink my coffee or often bring one on the go to help me stay awake. When I received the medium roast coffee beans from The Purple Tractor, I was super excited to try it. Here is a short description from the company:

100% Arabica Bean Blend
Certified Organic
Fair Trade
Origin: Honduras, Mexico, Ethiopia
Elevation: 1300-1800 Meters
Process: Fully Washed & Natural
Roast Profile: Medium
Cup Notes: Refreshing Walnut and Maple Syrup

On The Move is a medium roast that has everything necessary to keep you going all day. This coffee brews great as espresso, drip, or French press coffee. Its clean feel starts off strong and the transitions into a silky smooth, butter finish. This is the most perfect all around coffee, great for anyone from a novice to a pro. The connoisseur will respect it as truly high quality coffee and the novice will ditch the cream and sugar once and for all.

The first thing I noticed when I received the sealed package of coffee from The Purple Tractor was the aroma of coffee. From the sealed packaging, the nice aroma of the coffee beans were already seeping through.

Since I have a manual coffee grinder at home, I grind just what I'll use and brewed it on my Keurig, using my reusable K-cups.

The taste is a bit stronger than my medium roast at home but I like how fresh the taste is. The smooth and subtle nutty flavor is perfect with my non-dairy creamer and sugar. The bitterness is there but not enough to leave any aftertaste on my mouth. I like the taste of this coffee and I like how it starts my day right.

The packaging is resealable so it keeps the coffee beans fresh. For those who loves coffee and would love to try a new one, this one is a must. It is a bit more expensive compared to the ones in the market but is a must-try.

You can purchase the Medium Roast coffee beans from The Purple Tractor HERE.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a sample for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I tried personally and believe will be good for my readers. No other form of compensation was received. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

TunePhonik iXR5 In-ear Headphones Review


I've always loved listening to music when I'm doing something. For me, it helps me think, relax and be more productive. When I was still in school, I would listen to music while studying as well as fall asleep to it. That's why, I would always have a pair of earphones wherever I go.

When I received the TunePhonik iXR5 in-ear headphones, I looked forward to trying it because I regularly use earphones or headphones to listen to music.

The TunePhonik iXR5 In-ear Headphones arrived in a nice box and for me, the packaging looks really great.
This set of earphones has a black and red color and for me, again, it looks really cool and nice. The earphones came with a pre-attached ear gel and 3 extra pairs with different sizes: small, medium and large.
 Each ear piece has a L or R label on the back part which is nice because I wouldn't have to guess which ear piece goes to which ear.
The cord has a flat, linguine-looking style which makes the cord less prone to tangles. The cord measures approximately 48 inches in length. The cord also has a silicone-type outer coating which I think is great because it prevents the cords from getting scruffs and scratches easily.
There is a button which can play/pause music or videos and this can also be used to answer/end calls. This is very responsive and I like that in 1 press, it serves its purpose.
The ear pieces have a curved design and for me, this feature is nice because it effectively stays in place. I also noticed that these are more comfortable compared to my earphones with a straight earpiece design.

The 3.5 mm jack is gold plated and has a right angle design. For me, I like this design better compared to the jack with a straight angle design because the jack is less prone to bending. The sound quality is very nice and bass is about 7/10.

This in-ear headphones also has a microphone for hands-free calling. Aside from that, this in-ear headphones is also effective to cancel outside noise. If I turn up the volume to more than middle setting on my phone, I couldn't hear anything but the music.

For me, I mainly use this to listen to music and I love how clear and nice the sound is.

You can purchase the TunePhonik iXR5 In-ear Headphones HERE.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a sample for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I tried personally and believe will be good for my readers. No other form of compensation was received. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

Framesi Color Lover Primer Review + #Giveaway 9/2 US/CAN


I have wavy hair which tends to get frizzy when I let it air dry on its own. Aside from that, it tends to look fluffy and coarse throughout the day. That's why, when I let my hair air dry on its own, I'll just put it up in a bun or ponytail once it completely dries up.

I've tried a shampoo and conditioner from Framesi a few months back and they're for color-treated hair. I color my hair at home every 3 months and what I noticed was, the first few weeks, the color would look nice and vibrant and, after that, it'll slowly fade and look dull. Recently, Framesi sent me their Framesi Color Lover Primer and I was super excited to try it.
Here is a short description of the product before I go on to my review:

Our FRAMESI COLOR LOVER line is formulated with a compound rich in quinoa, the ultimate source of all-natural plant proteins, to help you truly love your color>95% longer.*

Stuck deciding between specialty products, when your hair really needs it all? Interested in simply giving your hair some extra love? FRAMESI COLOR LOVER PRIMER 11 is your hair’s hero, the love of your life, protecting and caring for your hair, while preserving your unique color.

Our ultimate leave-in color-boost conditioning spray contains an advanced blend of quinoa proteins, cationic conditioning agents, Italian grape stem cells, and a powerful vitamin blend to provide your hair with moisture, shine, strength and volume it needs to keep up with your busy lifestyle.

More information can be found on www.framesicolorlover.com

PRIMER 11 enhances hair in 11 amazing ways:

  • Retain color
    Repair damage
    Provide silk & shine
    Eliminate frizz
    Boost body
    Mend ends
    Detangle
    Support style
    Remove static
    Thermal guard
    Weightless
Infuse your hair with these loving properties and keep that fabulous color>95% longer*.  Experience the 11 benefits of PRIMER 11 anytime — before styling and throughout the day.

The Framesi Color Lover Primer arrived in a white, plastic spray bottle. It has a nice, fresh scent which is subtle and not too overpowering. It sprays on clear and neither feels greasy nor heavy on my hair.

I apply this on my hair when I let it air dry and it's halfway dry. It makes my hair less frizzy and helps my hair look silky and shiny. I like how this doesn't weigh my hair down and at the same time, reduce tangles and static. It helps my hair retain its color and shine and this can also be used to protect my hair from heat.

It's very easy to use since I just spray it all over my hair (about 10 pumps distributed all over my hair) and leave it to air dry. It enhances my natural waves and helps prevent fluffiness. I also like that it makes my hair smell nice throughout the day. It's a great leave-in hair conditionerwww.framesiprofessional.com because it leaves my hair soft and less prone to tangles the whole day.

The Framesi Color Lover Primer is a nice hair product and works as it should.

You can purchase the Framesi Color Lover Primer HERE.

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DISCLAIMER: 1 Winner will receive a bottle of Framesi Color Lover Primer. Giveaway will start August 30, 2015 at 12:00 AM PST and will end September 2, 2015 at 12:00 AM PST. This will be open to US and CAN residents only. The prize cannot be shipped to a P.O. box address. Winners will be notified by email and will have 24 hours to respond before a new winner is selected. I am not responsible for prize fulfillment. My role is to give the sponsor the information of the winner and they will directly ship the prize to the winner. I have received a product/s mentioned above to in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are honest and my own and are not influenced in any way. No other form of compensation was received. I do not share or sell information and all information shared with me will solely be used for prize shipment. I am disclosing this in accordance with FTC 16 CFR Part 255.

Team Obsidian Bicycle Light Set Review



I've tried and reviewed several bike lights already and because hubby goes biking twice a week, I like trying out new ones to see and compare new ones to the current bike lights he uses. He has 2 front bike lights, 1 is a 5-LED bike light and the secondary one a 1-LED bike light, and I looked forward to trying the Team Obsidian Bike light set to see how it would compare to his secondary bike light.

The Team Obsidian's Bicycle Light Set arrived in a blue flip top box. The set includes the front bike light, a rear red bike light and 2 bike mounts, 1 for each light.
The Team Obsidian's front bike light works on 3xAAA batteries, which aren't included in the set. The batteries can be installed by removing the screw cover on the bottom of the light.
The front bike light has a single CREE LED light which emits up to 200 lumens and has 3 different light modes. The light modes can be changed by pressing the button located at the bottom of the light. Aside from that, the light can be adjusted by rotating the head of the bike light. The light can be concentrated to a single dot or widened to a larger diameter, lighting up a bigger surface area.
The bike mount included is easy to install on the bike. The bike light can be removed from the bike mount and has a wrist strap included. Because the bike light can be removed from the mount, I like that I can use it as a flashlight at home too. :)
The rear red light has 7 different light modes. This works on 2xAAA batteries which is not included in the box. The batteries can be installed by removing the red cover of the bike light.

The rear bike light has 5 lights and has a bike mount attached to it. The light modes can be changed by pressing the yellow button located on the back of the bike light. The rear bike light isn't as bright as my hubby's current rear bike light but I like that it has 7 light modes.

You can watch my video below to see how these lights work:

The Team Obsidian's Bicycle Light Set is great to use as a secondary bike light and I like that I can also use it as a flashlight at home. The front bike light is bright and I like the different light options of each light. I like that these work as they should.

You can purchase the Team Obsidian Bicycle Light Set HERE.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a sample for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I tried personally and believe will be good for my readers. No other form of compensation was received. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

Saturday, August 29, 2015

ROHA Set Of Stainless Steel Measuring Spoon Review


 Before, I used to use plastic measuring spoons and the problem was, the measurements would start to fade after a few washes, specially if I accidentally scrub it a bit hard. When I received the Roha stainless steel measuring spoons, I looked forward to trying it and compare it to my current measuring spoons.

The Roha measuring spoons are made of stainless steel and came in a set of 4 different measuring spoons which are: 1/4 tsp., 1/2 tsp., 1 tsp. and 1 tbsp. These also came with a key ring to hold the measuring spoons together as well as make it easy to hang these.
 What I love about these is that the measurements are engraved on the handle of the spoons. That means, I wouldn't have to worry about the measurements fading over time. Each tsp. measurement also has an engraved ml. equivalent below it.
These measuring spoons are thin and lightweight making them easy to use and hold. The handles are long enough so that I can easily hold it properly. Since they are thin, I can bend them easily but I can also easily straighten them out. They don't break even if I bend them a bit so they are durable.

The Roha Measuring Spoons are simple yet they work as they should. They're easy to use, have smooth edges and easy to clean as well.

You can purchase the Roha Set of Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons HERE.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a sample for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I tried personally and believe will be good for my readers. No other form of compensation was received. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

ROHA Digital Kitchen Scale Review


I use a kitchen scale to weigh and measure my food portion daily as well as use it to measure ingredients. In the morning, I use a kitchen scale to weigh my cereals, milk and almonds. For this, I like to use a kitchen scale with a Tare function so that I can zero out the weight of the cereals and then continue on adding the almonds and then the milk. When I received the Roha Digital Kitchen Scale, I looked forward to trying it and see how it would compare to my current digital kitchen scale.
The Roha Digital Kitchen Scale arrived in a box. I received the black weighing scale which measures 15x20x2cm. It came with 2xAAA batteries and a paper instruction guide. The box says it uses 2xCR2032 batteries which is a bit of a discrepancy since this works on 2 x AAA batteries. Not a big deal for me but it's nice if they can reprint it for other buyers.
The Roha Digital Kitchen Scale has a tempered glass platform with 2 very sensitive touch buttons. On the left lower side is the On button/Tare and on the right lower side is the Unit button. This can weigh anything between 3g up to 5 Kg. I actually tried it and nit can measure up to 5100 grams and then give out an Err display after 5100 grams.
 I noticed that the LCD display has lighted numbers on a black LCD display. I like this feature because I can read the weight clearly. Even when it's a bit dim, the weight is clear because of the lighted numbers.

I also like that I can change the unit of measure by pressing the UNIT button. I can navigate through the different measurements which are: grams, lbs, fl.oz., and ml. I also like how I can choose between weighing milk and water.

The Tare function is very helpful for me since I put different things on my cereals. I can zero out the weight and add another topping on my cereals so that I don't have to weigh them separately.

There is also an automatic off function after 60 seconds of inactivity or I can turn it off by pressing the ON/Tare button for about 3 seconds.

The Roha Digital Kitchen Scale looks nice, sleek and classy and it works as it should.

You can purchase the Roha Digital Kitchen Scale HERE.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a sample for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I tried personally and believe will be good for my readers. No other form of compensation was received. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.