>U Mom Knows Best: May 2017

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Share your 'Messy Minion Moment' Contest

Do you have a messy Minion?

Check out this contest! Simply share a photo of your messy Minion moment and you have the chance of winning some awesome prizes. Check out the details below.


Eating clean can be messy, and it can also win you lots of tasty prizes. In honor of the new Despicable Me 3 movie, upload a photo or video of your little healthy eater's messy moments for a chance to win just-like-homemade, frozen organic Yummy Spoonfuls baby and toddler food and see your child appear in this Minions video.

Share your 'Messy Minion Moment' on Instagram or Facebook tagging @YummySpoonfuls and #YummyMinionsContest or upload online here - this can be a simple photo of your child getting messy through eating, playing, etc. (who doesn't love these type of photos?!)

The prizes are awesome!
When you upload a photo or video of your little healthy eater’s messy moments, you have a chance of winning a Yummy prize pack with baby and toddler food, tickets to Despicable Me 3, gift cards, a featured role for your child in an upcoming Minions video, and more! Contest runs from 5/30-6/13

Get more details here

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

5 Things to Consider When Contemplating Dental Work

Check out this great info about dental work!

I have had my share of dental work done so this article covers a lot of important information to consider when needing dental work.

Maybe you need corrective work for a cavity or overbite. Maybe you're just thinking about bleaching your teeth for a better, whiter smile. Whatever your reasons for considering dental work, here are just five things to keep in mind as you do.

1. Insurance

What dental offices are within your network? More importantly, what procedures are covered by your policy? Some might fall under the "cosmetic" umbrella, so even if you genuinely need them, you might have to jump through some hoops to get them comped by your insurance company. Make sure that you do your research in advance to avoid any unpleasant surprises down the line.

2. Reviews and Recommendations

If you aren't sure where to get started with your search for a good dental practitioner, ask around. Your friends and family should have some names for you. You can also check out user-submitted reviews on sites like Google and Yelp; they'll tell you which offices are clean, punctual and staffed by friendly people.

3. Recovery Time

Don't be afraid to call the dental practice and ask detailed questions about procedures, side effects and recovery times. If you're a corporate manager who needs to be right back in the office after lunch, you can't afford to spend hours in the chair or under the influence of painkillers. If it will take you awhile to be yourself again after a dental procedure, you might need to schedule it for the weekend.

4. Legitimacy

When comparing and contrasting dental offices, look for signs of legitimacy as a brand. Anyone can hang a shingle and declare themselves open for business; if you're serious about finding a licensed, reputable specialist, you'll need to do a little digging. Where did they go to school? Are they members of any industry organizations or dental networks? What certificates are hanging on their walls?

5. Consultation

Last but certainly not least, always schedule a face-to-face visit with your dental practitioner before actually surrendering yourself to their hands. If you aren't completely comfortable with their personality and professionalism, it's okay to thank them for their time and find someone else. Never jump into dental work without having a consultation first.

Whether you're looking for a dentist, orthodontist or something else entirely, let these tips guide you down your chosen path. Your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you, so it's important that it's a good one!

Monday, May 29, 2017

Foot Reflexology Made Easy

Your feet are more than just for walking. They are a map for healing your body. A simple foot massage is more than just for helping tired feet feel good but it may also help keep your body healthy.

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 Have you ever experienced a foot massage? A foot massage is what most people desire after being on their feet all day. Massaging the feet can help tired sore feet feel better. Your sore feet always feel better after you rub them with your hands.

 At the end of a long day, many people enjoy receiving a foot massage.  Foot massages can aid relaxation and may relieve muscle aches. The benefits of a foot massage can include relaxation, sleep aid, and improved mental health.

Ready to take your foot massage to the next level with Foot Reflexology?

What is foot reflexology?

 A Reflexology Massage is A Foot Massage for Your Whole Body Your feet contain many reflex points and each reflex point corresponds to different organs and areas of the human body. A foot reflexology treatment can induce healing in these body parts. Some foot reflexologists even say that a good foot massage with pressure on these specific reflex points on the foot can help alleviate some ailments relating to that body organ.

Reflexology relies on a believed connection between specific pressure points throughout the body. 

Your feet are a map to your body's health

The image above is an example of a reflexology foot chart or map. It shows which part of the foot connects to each organ or area of the body. There’s a spot on the reflexology foot chart for every organ or system in the body. A reflexologist can treat specific parts of your body by targeting that area of the foot through a foot reflexology treatment that includes pressure on these points.

Is there a difference between a foot massage and foot reflexology?

While it may seem that a foot massage is the same as foot reflexology, they are not the same. 

+ Foot massage therapy is the manipulation of tissues to relax the muscles, relieve tension, and improve circulation. This can improve overall health and well-being.

+ Reflexology, on the other hand, uses a targeted, pressure-point massage to restore the flow of energy throughout the body. 

Benefits of Foot Reflexology

 Reflexology can address anything from headaches to sinus problems to stomach issues. Applying pressure to certain points on the feet helps with the flow of blood, nutrients, and nerve impulses to these body parts. This ultimately improves overall health and balance. 

Potential benefits of reflexology:
+ Cleanse the body of toxins
+ Boost the immune system
+ Increase circulation
+ Promote healing

Foot Reflexology Made Easy At Home

 One might think that they need a foot reflexology specialist to have a reflexology treatment on their feet but with some learning, you can experience the benefits of foot reflexology at home. Are you ready for your first lesson in foot reflexology?

 Foot reflexology is nothing new, it has been around for a long time. Take a look at the foot reflexology chart and find the places where it says intestines and stomach. Now with your hands rub and push on those spots. Do you feel your stomach moving? Pretty amazing!

 Keep rubbing those spots and apply pressure. If your intestines have built up gas, this treatment can help your body expel the gas. 

Why walking is good for the body

When you walk or run you are kind of giving your body a foot massage. You may even be applying pressure on your foot reflexology points. When you walk your foot pressure points are being activated. You can activate these pressure points even more by walking barefoot on smooth rocks. 

Discover a wonderful way to massage your feet and stimulate your foot pressure points

A Deep Shiatsu Foot Massager can take your foot reflexology routine one step further. A Deep Shiatsu Foot Massager gives amazing foot massages with the touch of a button. The best part is no hands are needed. The foot massage device does all the work as it has massaging balls that move along the pressure points on your feet. So you will receive both a foot massage and a reflexology treatment. Look for a Deep Shiatsu Foot Massager with different speeds and heat to experience the best foot massage.

 A foot massage can be beneficial for the whole body. Your feet have many different pressure points that connect to different parts of the body. A foot massage can help your heart, brain, sinus, and so much more. A foot massager can apply pressure and massage these foot pressure points which benefits that part of the body. When you use a foot massage machine your hands are free to do other things. Let the foot machine for foot massages do the work and your hands will not get tired. It is simply amazing how a foot massage can help the overall well-being of your body. 

This wonderful deep foot massager allows me to work on the computer or watch TV and get a relaxing wonderful feeling foot massage. I just love how this feels so good product rubs all those pressure points on my feet, including the toes. Not only does this foot massager help with foot reflexology but it is also wonderful for tired achy feet.

Are you ready to experience the benefits of foot reflexology with a foot massage?

Sunday, May 28, 2017

THE SHACK Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Giveaway

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Review Wire Media for Lionsgate. I received information to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.
Based on The New York Times Best-Selling Novel,
An All-Star Cast Delivers an Uplifting Spiritual Message 
on Digital HD May 16 and Blu-ray™ and DVD on May 30
from Lionsgate

I am excited to see this movie and I can't wait until it comes out on DVD. A friend from church saw this movie and gave me a summary of the movie. He said, "A father loses his faith through a tragedy and through three strangers, he discovers God again."  He also loved that the movie was scripture based. Having suffered through the loss of a brother when I was younger, I knew that this was a movie that I need to see.

For anyone who has ever experienced loss, this is a must see movie!


 The Shack takes us through a father’s experience learning the ultimate truth about love, loss, and forgiveness. The Christian movie event of the year, this “powerful and gripping” (The Dove Foundation) film has been awarded the Dove Faith Friendly Seal of Approval. The Shack takes us on a father’s transformative spiritual journey. After a family tragedy, Mack (Worthington) spirals into a crisis of faith and questions God’s existence and life’s purpose. Mack is unable to move on until he gets a mysterious invitation to an abandoned shack. There, God reveals Himself in the form of three strangers led by Papa (Spencer). Mack’s journey will transform audiences of all ages, in this movie that you will want to watch over and over.

Starring Sam Worthington (Avatar, Hacksaw Ridge), Academy Award® winner Octavia Spencer (Best Supporting Actress, The Help, 2011) and country music superstar Tim McGraw (The Blind Side).

                                The Shack arrives on DVD May 30th

Check out the Trailer of The Shack

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I have a copy of the movie The Shack to giveaway to one lucky reader! Just enter on the form below and good luck.

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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Refreshing Healthy Summer Cocktail Recipes

 Looking for some healthy cocktails for summer?

These refreshing cocktail recipes perfect for those looking to maintain a healthy lifestyle while still indulging in a delicious cocktail at your summer soirees! These low-calorie cocktails are brought to you by Sparkling Ice- a lightly carbonated, zero-calorie beverage that combines sparkling water, fruit juice, vitamins, and antioxidants!

                                  Sparkling Watermelon Vodka Lemonade 


3 cups seedless watermelon pieces

3 lemons, juiced

½ cup vodka

¼ cup fresh mint


In a blender, puree the watermelon and lemon juice, strain through a sieve into a drink pitcher. Add mint, vodka, and Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade - then stir. Serve over ice and garnish with fresh.

 Pining For Pineapple


1.5 oz white rum

3 oz of pineapple juice

Sparkling Ice Coconut Pineapple

Nutmeg (garnish)


Add white rum and pineapple juice to the shaker. Add ice. Stir and strain into chilled Old Fashioned glass. Top with Sparkling Ice Coconut Pineapple. Garnish with a pinch of nutmeg.

Strawberry Watermelon Refresher


3 oz.  Sparkling Ice Strawberry Watermelon

1.5 oz. Vodka

½ oz. Peach Schnapps

Watermelon slices and strawberries for garnish


Pour vodka and peach schnapps, then Sparkling Ice Strawberry Watermelon over ice.  Stir gently to mix. Garnish with watermelon slices and strawberries.

Wine Supercooler


1 Part Reisling

1 Part Sparkling Ice Pomegranate Blueberry

Pomegranate Seeds


Teaspoon Agave



Mix all in a pitcher, pour into wine glasses and add a mint leaf garnish.

Strawberry Lemonade Spritzer


3 oz.  Sparkling Ice Strawberry Lemonade

1 oz. vodka

Fresh raspberries and lemon slices for garnish


Pour vodka into a chilled glass with ice. Top with Sparkling Ice Strawberry Lemonade. Garnish with fresh raspberries and lemon slices.

Sparkling Sangria


1 peach, sliced

½ orange, sliced

¾ cup peach brandy

1 bottle white wine, chilled

4 cups Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade


Place peaches, oranges, and brandy in a pitcher then lightly muddle. Add wine and Sparkling Ice Classic Lemonade and stir. Serve over ice and garnish with a peach slice.

Friday, May 26, 2017

Healthy Snacks For Active Kids

My boys never slow down!

  My boys are out of school and home all day with me. My boys are bundles of energy and keep me going all day. My days are now spent playing at the park, going for bike rides, and swimming at the pool. My boys are also eating machines and seem to be hungry all the time. So I like to keep my kitchen stocked with healthy snacks that my boys can grab and go. Having grab and go snacks allow my boys to grab something to eat and my kitchen stays clean between meals. I am spoiled during the school year as they boys get free breakfast and lunch at school so my kitchen stays clean during the day.

    So take a look at some of my boy's favorite healthy snacks.

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After a long bike ride, my boys are hot and sweaty. So I like to have to stock my freezer with Hydrating Freezies that my boys can grab to cool down with. Since my boys did plenty of sweating, these frozen snacks help replenish their electrolytes with a delicious taste. Last year my boys had headaches when they did not consume enough water and I want to make sure that does not happen this year. I love that these Freezies contain real fruit juice and whole food electrolytes from coconut water and sea salt. They also have no added sugar, artificial colors or preservatives, or GMO’s. You can also rejoice that they are vegan and gluten free! My boys love the watermelon ice pops the best. My favorite flavor is the strawberry lemonade and the pineapple flavor is awesome too. 

  When we are not at the park or a bike ride, my boys are usually out front goofing around. Which is great for me so I can get some work done. That usually is short lived as one of them will say "I am hungry!" So I open the door and toss them a bag of Coconut Granola! This grain-free snack is addicting! I make sure to have several bags in the pantry as I love it more than the boys do. I love that this healthy snack is made without oil! It is simply a bag of delicious seeds, nuts, and coconut flakes that taste sweet but has very little sugar grams. Since the yummy snack is grain free, those who can't have gluten can enjoy it too. While my boys don't need the energy that this snack has, it sure does help me to keep up with them.

  Just look at those chunks of superfoods!  My favorite flavor is the Chocolate Coconola! I just love that that Grandy Oats uses Solar Panels to produce this awesome snack.

  Summer time means our bodies need more water. While my boys will drink water, it tends to get boring after a while so I like to treat my boys to flavored water. Their favorite flavored water for hot summer days is Aqua Ball. These cool shaped bottles make drinking water so fun and I don't have to worry about my boys becoming dehydrated. I love that the water is naturally flavored and my boys love all the delicious flavors like grapefruit punch, and strawberry lemonade. My boys also get some healthy vitamins from these preservative free waters. My boys love drinking the Aqua Balls after a hot day in the sun.

            Flavored water tastes so good after a water gun fight.

          My boys just love the cool characters on the bottles! 

 Other snacks that I like to keep in the house are fresh fruit like grapes and strawberries. My boys love freezing the grapes for a refreshing snack. Some other snacks that you can always find in my fridge are yogurt, cheese sticks, and peanut butter sandwiches. I find that having plenty of healthy snacks that are easy for my boys to grab keeps my kitchen clean and my boys filled with energy so they can run around and enjoy their summer.

What healthy snacks do your active kids enjoy?

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thirst-Quenching Beverages for Memorial Day BBQs

Add some excitement to your barbecue with these three delicious drinks!

  It’s time to start planning delicious drink ideas for all your upcoming barbecues and Memorial Day festivities. Skip the calories and keep the flavor with refreshing drink recipes which can be whipped up in a minute’s notice – how convenient! I love how all these drinks use my favorite low calorie drink Cascade Ice!

Melon Mixer
Time to buy that delicious watermelon you’ve been dreaming about all winter! Start with 3oz of Cascade Ice Blueberry Watermelon. Then pour 1oz of club soda. Add several slices of watermelon and blueberries and stir to release the fresh flavor. Voila!

Pomegranate Icer
Pomegranates pack a punch of vitamins and anti-oxidants and now that they are in season, it’s a great time for this refreshing drink. First pour 4oz of Cascade Ice Pomegranate Berry and 1oz of Cascade Ice Strawberry Lemonade into a glass with crushed ice. Top if off with fresh pomegranate seeds for the perfect touch and serve!

Grapefruit-Lemonade Refresher
A BBQ isn’t complete without some ice-cold lemonade! Try the Grapefruit-Lemonade Refresher for a new twist. Start with a chilled glass full of ice and add 3oz of Cascade Ice Grapefruit and 4oz of Cascade Ice Lemonade. Garnish with sliced lemons and a sugar rim.

Check out all the wonderful flavors of Cascade Ice Water and try these delicious low-calorie drinks at your barbecue!


Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Make Any Occasion Special With Customized Picture Oreo Cookies

 The next couple months are filled with special occasions like graduations, father's day, weddings, birthdays, and many others. Many people are looking for unique party favors, gifts, and desserts for these special occasions. Veronica's Treats has just the treat that will wow your guests. They make this delicious chocolate covered Oreo cookies that you can customize for any gift or occasion. Most everyone likes Oreos and they will love them, even more, when they are dipped in milk or white chocolate.

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 I was sent several cookies from Veronica's Treats so I could see how tasty and beautiful they are.  Let me tell you these cookies were delicious and they also looked so cool. I just love that you can send the company a photo and then they will place the image on an Oreo cookie! You can then serve these cookies to your guests or wrap them up for a cute party favor. I know my husband would love these cookies for a father's day gift. How cute would these cookies be for a birth announcement or for baby's first birthday! Each cookie is individually wrapped! You can even add a colored ribbon of your choice to the package.

  When my son graduates from high school next year, these cookies would be a perfect way to congratulate him on that special day. These Customized Picture Oreo Cookies would be great for so many celebrations, parties, and gifts. A business could put their company logo on the cookies for a great way to advertise or put the Photo Cookies in a favor box for thank you gifts to their employees. The logo maker makes customizing the cookies so simple.

    Customized Picture Oreo Cookies are just one of the many unique treats that Veronica's Treats sell. This company had me drooling as I was looking at their website. Veronica's Treats sells lots of customized and decorative treats for occasions like graduation, birthday, Christmas, weddings, and more. They have treats like cookies, brownies, cake pops, pretzels, and even mini cakes. I just love their personalized graham crackers for making smores! You need to check out the smores making kits that allow your guests to color the marshmallows. Now back to those awesome delicious Customized Picture Oreo Cookies~~~~ you need to check them out for your next occasion. 

Sunday, May 21, 2017


Check out this awesome giveaway! 

Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway.  Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation.  I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

  I have been of fan of Mandisa for quite some time. I was first introduced to her music on the radio when I heard her song Good Morning. I just loved this upbeat song so had to purchase her Get Up CD which had a bunch of remixes that help me when I exercise. I really run faster when I have Mandisa on my iPod. So when I heard that Mandisa was releasing another album, I just had to check it out as it had another favorite Mandisa song on it Unfinished. I really loved listening to Mandisa's voice on this her new OUT OF THE DARK CD. While this CD did not get me running faster, this music was great to listen to while I was getting some work done on my computer. This CD showed me a new side of Mandisa that was mellow yet refreshing as it lifted my spirits up.

Mandisa wrote her song “Overcomer” in 2013 to encourage her close friend Kisha, who was battling breast cancer. Mandisa really believed and prayed that God was going to heal her, but when Kisha went to be with Jesus in 2014, Mandisa’s foundation was shaken in a way she never expected. She fell into a deep pit of depression for close to 3 years, shutting out her friends, family and the rest of the world. Mandisa believes if she had kept going down that road she was on, she would not be here today… but God stepped in and lifted her out of that pit by using her close friends to communicate their love for her and God’s love for her. This album is Mandisa’s way of letting her fans into her story – it’s called 'Out Of The Dark' because that is exactly where God lifted her out of! 

Story Behind The Album: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Df27myDpm1c
Acoustic Video for "Unfinished”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQFpXcvFI0A

                  Purchase link: http://smarturl.it/OutOfTheDark.all?IQid=flyby 

You can watch Mandisa talk openly about overcoming depression on Good Morning America here: http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/mandisa-opens-overcoming-depression-47020463

 #OutOfTheDark #FlyBy 


I have a copy of the MANDISA OUT OF THE DARK CD to giveaway to one of my readers. Just enter on the form below and good luck!

Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller /FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days on the same blog, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again.  The winner is subject to eligibility verification.

This giveaway is open to US residents 18 years of age or older.  Chances of winning this giveaway depend on the number of entries. All entries will be verified. The winner will be notified within 24 hours of the end of the contest and will then have 48 hours to respond to the email or a new winner will be chosen. Void where prohibited

Saturday, May 20, 2017

NestFresh Calls for Home Bakers’ Best Recipes During National Egg Month

Love to cook? Then check out this contest for home bakers!

 To advocate for the all-American egg during National Egg Month in May, NestFresh, one of the most innovative specialty egg products in the nation, is hosting a baking recipe contest. Calling upon home bakers nationwide to submit their best recipes, entrants will vie for the opportunity to win the grand prize of a $500 Visa gift card and a gift package filled with free product from NestFresh.

 Throughout the campaign, select submitted recipes will “face off” weekly on the campaign’s landing page on Facebook. A final cooking demonstration on YouTube will celebrate the grand prize winner and his or her accompanying recipe.

Fans can enter the baking contest by entering their recipes through NestFresh on Facebook.  Recipes can be submitted during National Egg Month, from May 1 through May 31.  To learn more about NestFresh’s Second Annual Egg-cellent Baking Contest and NestFresh, visit NestFresh.com.

Tandoor Chef Raises Awareness About Celiac Disease & A Giveaway

 Check out this awesome Giveaway to win a month of free Tandoor Chef.

  According to the Celiac Disease Foundation, Celiac disease is a serious genetic autoimmune disorder where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the small intestine. The most common symptoms of Celiac disease are nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting. In support of Celiac Awareness Month, Tandoor chef has launched a new campaign to show consumers suffering from Celiac Disease the ease of having great restaurant-quality, gluten free meal options to enjoy.


  Throughout this campaign, consumers are encouraged to share their go-to gluten free Tandoor Chef meal on social media. By using the hashtag #GlutenFreeGoTo, they will be entered to win the grand prize of a month of free Tandoor Chef.

#GlutenFreeGoTo begins May 1 and will conclude May 31 and will be hosted on Tandoor Chef’s FacebookTwitter, and Instagram pages. 

Friday, May 19, 2017

Get Your Kids On The Healthy Living Train

If you think it's time to get your family on board of the healthy living train - that's great. There are many ways you can encourage your family to keep fit and eat will, and most of it will be starting with yourself, and showing everyone just how simple it is.
So let's start today!

Healthy eating
If you're the one that does the cooking at home, then it'll be your job to make healthy meals that everyone will want to eat, and this is where you have to be clever.
It's no good just putting a whole bunch of veg on the plate for dinner. If you have young children, then this just isn't going to cut it. So this is where you're going to have to be creative. You will need to find ways of feeding your children fruit and veg while making it look appealing and taste good.
Try baking carrots for a sweet treat, of cut them as finely as possible and mix them in with their favorite food. If you make it look like something else, they may not even realize what they're eating. And once they admit they like it, you can tell them what it was. Consider making fruit smoothies too; these go down a treat.

Keeping fit
A lot of kids have no problem with staying fit because they are always on the go, running around and playing. But if your child isn't as active as they should be, you will want to try and change that.
On the weekend, get out of the house and take your kids to the park for a game of soccer, or go swimming. They won't be seeing it as exercise; they'll see it as going out and playing!
If you have no time to go out during the weekday, why not bring the fun to your home? Have a look at this guide for choosing the best bike exercise stand. Bikes are a great way to exercise on, as it works a lot of different muscles in your body, plus you can do it while watching tv! So lead by example and have a good session on it. When your kids start asking what that is and if they can have a go - you have succeeded.

It's not about dieting and working out- they're children, they don't need to do that. This is just a way you can encourage living a healthy lifestyle through positive influences.

The way you talk in front of your kids will have a big impact on the way they see things. So if you're very critical of your body, or someone else's, whether it's just a little comment or full on fat shaming, your child will be taking all this in, and start getting insecurities about their own body. So you should always talk in a positive way, even if you don't necessarily believe it - your child will.

So get to the grocery store and fill your shopping cart full of delicious fruit and veg. Well, what are you waiting for?

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Instantly Add Lights To Your Yard With BlissLights

    I just love spending time with family in my yard and being able to enjoy the nice weather. I love lighting up my yard for entertaining. BlissLights makes adding lights to my yard so simple.

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  The boys and I were busy this past weekend cleaning up the yard. It amazing how one rainstorm can bring so many weeds. The wind also made a mess and tossed things all around the yard. So the boys and I worked for several hours cleaning the yard. We brought out the patio furniture from the shed and I then realized I needed some new furniture and decor. I just love decorating my yard for the summer time as it is an extension of our house. The warmer weather allows us to spend more time outdoors and I want my yard to be an inviting space not only for my family but for friends too. I just love having friends over for backyard barbecues. Long after dinner is over, we like to sit outside and catch up with our friends. So making my yard look nice at night is important to me.

  I knew that I needed to add some lights to my yard as all my solar lights needed replacing. I wanted something that was easy to set up. In the past, I tried using strings of solar lights as I did not want electrical cords around my yard for the kids to trip over. The solar lights never seemed to work that long. So when I discovered BlissLights, I knew I had to try them for my yard. BlissLights brings happiness in the form of light to everyone and is perfect to compliment any room- indoor or outdoor!These cool laser lights give my yard an incredible light show with no work. All I have to do is plug in the device and I have green twinkling lights dancing on my plants. The BlissLights look like fireflies dancing in the night. My boys have never experienced the joy of catching fireflies as we don't have any here in New Mexico. So when I plug in the BlissLights my boys get all excited about playing in the yard at nighttime.

  BlissLights also look so cool when used inside too. These lights give a twinkling starlight effect on the ceilings and walls. My boys love it when I set the lights up in their bedroom as it creates a magic show for them to watch as they drift off to sleep.

Some amazing facts about BlissLights.

Imagine an instant, moving “firefly effect”!

The Motion is an indoor/outdoor lighting fixture made out of ABS housing that is lightweight for easy portability. It produces tens of thousands of green pinpoints of light that can be controlled in intensity by an included remote control. Enjoy a fast moving “firefly effect” for more festive moments or a soft, tranquil movement for a touch of bliss on your home surfaces. It is energy efficient, weather resistant, and comes with a built-in timer that turns on for 6 hours and off for 18 for easy displays and applications year round.

MOTION with built-in timer
Remote control with 2 AAA batteries
Ground Stake
Floor Stand

Check out some photos of the BlissLights in action in my yard. 

I still need to replace some furniture in my yard and buy some more decor. Soon my yard will be ready for our first barbecue of the season. BlissLights will make my next party so awesome.

Check out a video of the BlissLights from their website.

You need to visit BlissLights website and social media to see some amazing photos and videos of their lights in action. I just love this photo from their Facebook page of how they used the lights in a bathroom to create a romantic time in the bathtub!

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