Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Revlon Pro Collection One-Step Hair Dryer and Styler Review #HolidayGiftGuide


As a mom of three, I am constantly running around from the time I wake up til the time I lay my head on my pillow at the end of the night. So there are nights where I just wash my hair and put it in a bun and head to sleep. The reason why is because it usually takes me over an hour to blow dry my hair and I honestly don't have that kind of time. My hair is coarse, medium length and very thick. When I do have time to actually blow dry it after washing it, it's somewhat of a hassle because I'm holding my blow dryer in one hand and my brush in the other. For over an hour.



I was recently sent the Revlon Pro Collection One-Step Hair Dryer and Styler to try out. Let me just say that I am absolutely in love with this product. This has cut my time blow drying my hair over more than half. What I love most about this hair dryer is that it's shaped like a hair brush. It's easy to grip and hold and I get to have one of my hands free while drying my hair.




The tangle-free bristles help to dry, smooth, and style your hair in half the time. It comes with two heat settings and a cold setting function for complete styling flexibility. It’s a hairdryer, hair styler, hot air brush, 2-in-1, and paddle brush all in one! This is the hair dryer I've been waiting for. Less time, less heat damage to your hair and easy to use with its tangle free swivel cord and being light weight. You definitely need this in your life right now!

I have already been talking this hair dryer up to my friends and family, especially moms at home who are always on the go with little time to dry or style their hair. This should definitely make it on your Christmas wish list or buy for a friend or family member who could benefit with saving time on doing their hair.

The Revlon Pro Collection One-Step Hair Dryer and Styler is retailed at $59.99 and can be found in retail stores like London Drugs, Home Hardware, Walmart and Amazon!

For more information about the Revlon Pro and other Revlon products, be sure to head over to www.Revlon.ca.
Disclosure: All opinions are my own. I received Revlon Pro Collection One-Step Hair Dryer and Styler at no cost for the purpose of this review. No other compensation was received.

Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron Iron Man ARC FX Armor Review #HolidayGiftGuide


Our little ones have such a unique imagination. I remember when I was young, playing with my sister, we use to love to play like we were super heroes, of course we loved playing Wonder Woman and Super Girl.

Although back then the only way we could actually dress up like our favorite super heroes would be for Halloween. I don't remember there being any play dressup clothes for super heroes like there is now.

My son absolutely loves Iron Man. Well, he loves the Avengers. He's watched all of the Iron Man movies and he's seen both The Avenger movies. Even being eight and too cool to give mom a kiss in front of his friends, he still loves to dress up and pretend he's his favorite super hero. So I was pretty excited to give him the Iron Man ARC FX Armor to try.
With the armor he is able to slip on the electronic Iron Man glove and matching non-electric glove to take on the identity of one of his favorite super heroes.




These gloves look great and just like the real thing. The lighting, sound effects, and motion-activation are pretty awesome too. It helps make pretend play feel even more real. They're well made and very durable, which is great when it comes to an eight year old boy running around the house playing pretend. This goes so well with his Hulk gloves that he has, so when he has a friend over they love playing like they're The Avengers. 



For more information on this and other Marvel Avenger toys be sure to head over to www.hasbro.ca.

Disclosure: All opinions are my own. I received Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron Iron Man ARC FX Armor at no cost for the purpose of this review. No other compensation was received.

DohVinci Butterfly Wall Art Review #HolidayGiftGuide


My daughter is a huge crafter. She loves creating art and exploring her imagination. From creating stories to making new fashion designs and creating art to hang on her wall, her creativity always amazes me.

She's also a big fan of the DohVinci Art Sets. She received her first kit last year for her birthday and has been loving them ever since. So I knew she would love their Butterfly Wall Art Kit. If you aren't familiar with Doh Vinci, it's somewhat like a play-doh, only easier to use when creating 3D art designs. It comes with a styler and deco-pop tubes with different bright colors to help create beautiful creations.


The Butterfly Wall kit comes with an 8-piece butterfly project and 4 Deco Pop colors for you to create beautiful butterfly wall art pieces to hang separately or string together on your child's wall.


It's easy to use and since my daughter is 10, once she started creating, she put on her headphones to listen to some music and was in her own world designing her butterfly pieces. Once she was done she wanted me to keep the pieces for her because she wants to display them in frames to hang up in her room.


What I love about DohVinci is that although it's somewhat like play-doh, it's easier to direct and create beautiful 3D pieces of art. There are many different designs to choose from. I recommend buying the original set to start off so that it comes with a styler for your child to use, that way when you buy different refill sets, you don't have to buy the styler separately.



For more information about the Butterfly Wall Art Kit and other DohVinci products be sure to head over to www.hasbro.ca.

Disclosure: All opinions are my own. I received DohVinci Butterfly Wall Art Kit at no cost for the purpose of this review. No other compensation was received.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Disney Junior Canada Is Back! #DisneyJuniorCA


Have you heard the news?! Canada has brought back Disney Junior! I don't know about you, but I am super excited about this news. I was really bummed out when it went away because my 18 month old absolutely loves both Sofia The First and Doc McStuffins. Along with Mickey Mouse Clubhouse and Sheriff Callie, those shows keep her entertained and help me get some things done around the house when they're on. I love that they're back and better than ever with our favorite shows we know and love and a couple new shows that look pretty cool to watch, like, The Lion Guard.



To celebrate that Disney Junior is now back in Canada, we were sent a few gifts for my little girl to help celebrate the return of one of her favorite shows, Sofia The First! We were sent Sofia the First Royal Purse & Fan Set and the 2-in-1 transforming dress.





Both items were definitely a hit for my little girl. She absolutely loves to walk around our house with her Sofia The First Dress and carrying the purse as well. It's been a few days since she's had her new dress-up toys and she still loves them. As you can see from the many pictures, she is just having a ball with her Sofia The First dress, fan and purse.







You're never too old to start playing dress-up, it's so cute to see her walking around our house dressed as one of her favorite characters from Disney Junior. It's definitely bringing back memories of when my oldest daughter use to dress-up as a princess, walking around our house watching Disney as well.

To help celebrate the return of Disney Junior Canada, they're holding a contest over on their Facebook page. Their 6-day multi prize pack contest started December 1, 2015 and will end midnight December 13, 2015. Be sure to head on over and enter to win 1 of 6 amazing Disney Junior themed prize packs for your little one!


To find out what channel Disney Junior is on with your provider, be sure to head to www.disneyjunior.ca 

Disclosure: All opinions are my own. I received both compensation and the products mentioned above for the purpose of sharing the news of the return of Disney Junior Canada.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

New Season of Worst Cooks in America Starts January 3rd!


It's not often that I watch reality shows, but there is definitely something about cooking reality shows that have always kept my fingers from turning the channel. There is just something I love about the cooking challenges the contestants have to participate in.

The new season of Worst Cooks in America premieres Sunday, January 3, 2016 on The Food Network. If you didn't watch last season, the show is based on two teams, Team Anne against Team Tyler. Both Anne and Tyler lead a team of disastrous cooks in an intense kitchen boot camp designed to help improve the cooking skills of the contestants on their team. The contestant who makes the most impressive culinary transformation is awarded a $25,000 grand prize.



In the season premiere, Anne and Tyler are faced with some of the worst cooks they've ever seen during an open casting call. They've chosen fourteen recruits which include a lunch lady, truck driver, Army veteran and special education teacher to send to boot camp, and each contestant whips up the “offending dish” that landed them in hot water.



After test tasting the meals the recruits cook, Anne and Tyler pick their teams and attempt to teach them to make a well-balanced meal. 

The seven episode season comes to an end on the show's finale which airs on Sunday, February 14th at 9pm ET/PT where the most improved recruit is awarded $25,000 and bragging rights for their mentor.

Think you could survive cooking boot campt? Head over to Food Network and take a quiz to find out if you'd be able to take the heat.
Disclosure: This has been a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. Compensation was received.
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