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Looking to save water? Check out this Rain Barrel

Rain barrels are a great way to capture and save rainwater for later use. You can use various objects to capture rainwater from buckets to even a trash can. We’ve been doing this for a few years now. I was so happy when I could request a free sample rain barrel thanks to Try It Sampling in late 2023. The

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Belkin promo

Belkin has a good President’s Day sale. Belkin Belkin has a few deals that might be worth your while. President’s Day Sale: Save Up to 25% on MagSafe and Magnetic Accessories with Code PD24 at Belkin! Valid 2/15-2/19

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone. I hope you all have a nice day. If you celebrate I hope you get to enjoy your day with loved ones (pets included). If you don’t enjoy your Wednesday. I’m not doing much myself just spending time with my parents and the cats (of course). Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at Life with

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The like for a like trend is back

I had an interesting DM on Instagram over the weekend. I had someone request I like 10 of their posts because they liked 10 of mine. I was a bit confused and even dumbfounded by this request. I’m all for supporting others but… I’m all for supporting other content creators but when you show up in my DM’s asking for

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Give the Gift of Paramount Plus for Valentine’s Day

The gift of a streaming service keeps on giving. Paramount Plus is a good option. You can also bundle it with Showtime. They offer a variety of original content and classic shows. You can also access many popular CBS programs as well. You can learn more by visiting the link below. https://paramountplus.qflm.net/c/480766/1950767/3065

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Scam Alert Google Business Listing call

I had an interesting call today. It was an automated call stating there was an issue with my Google Business listing. The funny thing is that I don’t use Google business listing because Life with Pal doesn’t have a storefront location. The Caller and call The call was from the following number 928-735-3138. Which by the area code is an

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Beware of PR Agencies contacting you on social media

I was contacted recently by a dummy account that claimed to represent a PR agency. I always find these types of Instagram direct messages funny. I know they may be fake or at least a ploy to get you to visit the actual brand. I’m not saying PR agencies don’t reach out to content creators. It’s just the way these

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Shea moisture smoothing deoodorant with note cards.

Shea Moisture Manuka Honey & Retinol Smoothing deodorant

In January I was selected to test a few Shea Moisture products thanks to Top Box Circle. I shared about Shea Moisture Moisturizing deodorant in a previous post. Well, the following week I was selected to try another deodorant. This one was from Shea Moisture and was the Manuka Honey & Retinol Smoothing product. The product The Manuka Honey &

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Shea Moisutre Moisturizing dodorant with top box and Shea moisture card.

Shea Moisture Moisturizing Deodorant

Back in January, I was selected to test a new product from Shea Moisture thanks to Top Box Circle. The product happened to be a deodorant. I wasn’t even aware that Shea Moisture made deodorants. When the product arrived I was excited to see how well it worked. The product . This was the Moisturizing formula that has Shea butter

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Join viewer’s voice Panel

If you watch NBC, Bravo, USA , E!, Oxygen, SyFy or have a Peacock subscription you may want to join Viewer’s Voice. They offer surveys. These may vary from show feedback to even watching a show and sharing your viewer feedback. You earn points that you can cash in for gift cards. https://panel.viewers-voice.com/community/refer-friend/token/c2dc6308-9df6-4d59-afa4-a0905cedf45a

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Is the Bic Break-Resistant Mechanical Pencil worth it?

Last year I was lucky enough to try the Bic Break-Resistant Mechanical Pencil. I’m not one to use mechanical pencils often. I think the last time I might have used one was maybe in elementary or Middle School. So it’s been years. I liked that the pencil was lightweight and easy to hold. The design has changed from the traditional

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Is the Dream Sky Alarm Clock worth it?

Last year I was looking for a new alarm clock. I don’t use it often but I like to have a clock by my bed so I can see the time. I had one by Sharp that was basic and had larger numbers so I could see it without my glasses. But It was starting to be a bit slow.

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LEPOWER desk lamp. Green metal desk lamp with af flexible neck.

Looking for a new desk lamp check out this one from Lepower

Back in late November, I was looking for a new desk lamp. The desk lamp I’d had for a few years finally died. The power button broke. I started on a search for a lamp. I have several lamps I shared about in the past that are slim LED lamps. I don’t care for those types of lamps for my

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Looking for a new litter? try Tidy Cats Tidy Care Comfort

As a cat owner of over 20 years, I’ve tried several litters. I’ve always gone back to clumping litter. I know it can be messy and dusty but it’s what works best for my cats. I’ve switched brands over the years buying what’s on sale or what has the best odor control. That being said I also try to find

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Shark and Ninja Kitchen deals

Post Updated 1/20/2024 to include new deal. Ninja Kitchen Friends and Family Sale: Get 20% off select products exclusively at Ninjakitchen.com! Use code FAMILY20 Get 15% off select Drinkware exclusively at Ninjakitchen.com! Use code DRINK Shark Friends and Family Sale: Get 20% off select products exclusively at Sharkclean.com! Use code FAMILY20

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If you’re a blogger Or content creator watch out for this new scam

This post contains cited sources from the following:DMCA.com I use the free service for copyright violations. I have also cited CleanTalk.org anti-spam and security. I also listed an article from Intego I was just browsing my Contact Pal notices and came across a rather familiar scam. It scared me for a second but as I read it I knew it

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Join E search

Join Esearch for possible product testing opportunities. They also have general surveys as well. You can be paid for these each testing opportunity or survey has the earning listing in the emails that are sent out. They will no be having PayPal as a payout option. You can join for free by visiting the link below. https://www.esearch.com/

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Tolifo Ring Light Update 2024

I thought I’d give you all an update on my Tolifo ring light. I’ve had it since 2018. This was a discounted purchase for a review item when I was still using Tomoson.com The original video post I was excited to have a real ring light because it was going to help me with video lighting. I no longer had

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Shea moisture smoothing deoodorant with note cards.

A new shea Moisture Deodorant thanks to top box

I was selected to try another Shea Moisture product thanks to Top Box. I was sent another Deodorant. This time I was sent the Smoothing Deodorant which has Manuka Honey and Retinol in it. This product also has Shea Butter, Aloe Vera, and Ceramides. This product is stated to help soften dry skin. This deodorant does have aluminum in it.

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Thanks for the Glow Balm Hero Cosmetics

I was selected by Hero Cosmetics Skin Squad to try a free sample product. The product that was sent was their new Glow Balm Radiant Skin Stick. This balm glides easily onto the skin. It’s stated to help dull skin by softening it. I tested it on my hand (see IG post) and it did work well. The blam blends

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Dove men plus care deodorant stick extra fresh scent.

An update on Men + Care Deodorant

Back in October, I shared about trying Dove Men+Care deodorant. You can read the original post below. Here’s the update Since my original post, I’ve used the product several times. Being that it’s aluminum-free it may not keep you as dry as you’d like. I get heated easily so I found that when I was sweating it didn’t do anything

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Some sales happening now

A few sales are happening right now. Visit the links for full info. elf Free Shipping on Orders $35+ at elfcosmetics.com! No promo code necessary. US only. Shop the NEW Camo Liquid Blush at elfcosmetics.com! This new arrival is hot and only $7! Get 2 free deluxe minis with orders $35+, plus an additional gift with orders $50+ at e.l.f.

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Aveda Scalp Solutions Overnight serum goodbye itchy scalp

I came across an Aveda sample ad a while back. I requested the sample which was scalp solutions overnight scalp renewal serum. I’ve always enjoyed Aveda samples and have had good results with them. So I knew I wasn’t going to be disappointed by this one. The product This product is a scalp serum. You apply it to dry spots

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I tried a sample of YSL Rouge Voupte Candy Glaze lip gloss a few weeks back. The product was requested from a social media ad. The product The YSL ROUGE VOLUPTÉ CANDY GLAZE LIP GLOSS STICK was new to me. I’d tried a sample of lipstick a few years ago and liked it. This product offers lip-plumping effects with a

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Why I left Bluehost

Note: This was my user experience with Bluehost. Everyone’s experience may vary. Late last year after six years of being a Bluehost customer I opted to leave the provider. My decision had been a long time coming. The services were no longer fitting my needs and quite frankly the overall customer experience has declined. Cheaper hosting doesn’t always mean It’s

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Target Weekly Promo 1/7 to 1/13/24

Refresh your space with Casaluna™ & Threshold™ Explore 25% off bedding & 30% off bath*.Valid 1/7 – 1/13  https://goto.target.com/c/480766/1923858/2092 Save up to 20% on kitchen & dining items* Spice up your cooking with a new appliance or two.Valid 1/7 – 1/13https://goto.target.com/c/480766/1923859/2092

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Thanks, Shea Moisture and Top Box

It appears Janurary is a good month for me for Top Box samples. Thanks to Top Box and Shea Moisture for this deodorant. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Vanessa A. (@nessa6297) This appears to be a new product for me from Shea Moisture. This is the Moisturizing formula deodorant. It includes Raw Shea butter and Hyaluronic

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