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Oct 222012
 

I just got a chance to try out the [amazon_link id=”B007FRSX0U” target=”_blank” ]Sticky Buddy[/amazon_link] and while I am skeptical of ALL As Seen On TV products, I was pleasantly surprised by this one.

[amazon_link id=”B007FRSX0U” target=”_blank” ]The Sticky Buddy[/amazon_link] quickly and easily removed all cat hair left by my three kitties on their favorite sleeping spots.

It was super easy to clean (just run it under warm water and rub the crud away)  and it was ready to use again after only a few quick shakes to get the water off.

No more buy adhesive hair removers to clog up landfills. Sticky Buddy does the job and comes back for more!

But wait! You also get a travel size [amazon_link id=”B007FRSX0U” target=”_blank” ]Sticky Buddy[/amazon_link] with your purchase.

Jan 282012
 

Written by my friend Teodoro Martin

My favorite way to unwind on the weekends is with a bowl of ice cream and a good movie. Now that I have Dish Network I don’t have to rent a movie—there is always something on. Last weekend after the kids went to bed my wife and I scooped out some rocky road and sat down to watch The Client. Although it’s an older movie, my wife and I are both John Grisham fans and enjoy watching any movie based on his books. This one has especially good actors with Susan Sarandon and Tommy Lee Jones starring in major roles. I had forgotten that Brad Renfro was also in this one. If you haven’t seen it, it really is worth sitting down and watching. Brad Renfro plays a young man who witnesses the suicide of a mobsters lawyer. Susan Sarandon plays the attorney he hires to help him because both the police and the mob realize he knows too much. I can’t say much else without giving too much away, but you should definitely check it out if you haven’t seen it!

Sep 152011
 

SheSpeaksbuttonNo, I am not wasting food!

In fact it is not even that kind of food fight. I am talking about the Aetna Healthy Food Fight. This is a cooking contest with a eye on healthy foods.

Shespeaks.com has teamed up with Aetna to help promote their contest. They have already hosted a Twitter party with another one tonight (not sure I will be able to make it, shame though, they have some great prizes if you can keep up with the quizzes).

So if you have a few healthy recipes  in your recipe box (do people even use those any more?), head on over to Aetna Healthy Food Fight site and enter or simply stop by and vote for your favorite recipes.

Nov 042010
 

I had an opportunity to sample the new Snickers Peanut Butter candy bars, at least I would have if I wasn’t allergic to peanuts! So I did a private sampling with all my co-workers and friends.

The overall opinion was that is was a very tasty candy bar. This only made me want to try it even more!

As you can see by the picture it has all the YUMMY goodness of a regular Snickers but the peanuts are surround by very tasty peanut butter.

I had a blast handing the new treats out on Halloween, but I really, really wanted to nom some for myself. Just look at all the fun everyone working with Snickers & SheSpeaks.com had…

So go ahead and taste them (they should be in stores now) and then stop by here and rub it in how yummy they are and how I don’t get to eat any. Go ahead. I dare you.

Nov 022010
 

A little before Halloween I heard about a great promotion that SheSpeaks.com was having for Snickers. So I quickly applied to be a part of it, telling them how much I love Halloween (it is my Christmas).

I little while later I was told I had been chosen to be one of the Snickers “Coolest House on the Block” participants.

So cool! The package of goodies arrived about a week before Halloween. Boris helped me inventory everything we got (especially the candy — probably because it sounded a little like his treat bags as I was pulling them out of the box).

Next up was to decorate the house. Being city folk we don’t like to have the house decorated too early, just to cut down on the possibility of vandals. However, SheSpeaks.com needed photos posted by a certain time showing the decorations in place.

So I went about building a cemetery out front and hung the HUGE Snickers banner behind it. This was placed right where all the Trick-or-Treaters would see it as they came up our front steps.) The banner reads, “It’s No Trick. Here’s the only house where you can get this new treat.”

Glad I did not completely decorate as we had some really windy days leading up to Sunday’s Halloween night. So I added the finishing touches to the decorations Sunday afternoon. Unfortunately the mini fog machine Snickers sent did not work out as it was still too windy. All the fog blew away in seconds. But the strobe light really made the cemetery creepy.

I heard quite a few parents reading the banner aloud as I handed out the candy to their kids and even a few came over and asked for some for themselves as well.

Boris was getting rather upset about being left inside the house when all the excitement was outside.

Here’s a gallery of Trick-or-Treaters from the evening. This is only a small sampling as I gave out all of the candy and it was quite busy at times. I also had some smaller ghosts & goblins that I chose not to post because of their tender young age. But boy were some of them adorable.

At the end of the evening there were two little furry Trick-or-Treaters. They unfortunately did not get any of the Snickers, but I still was able to give them some Halloween toys  (I should have had some Greenies on hand for them).

Boris also told all of his friends about how Halloween was on Snickers this year and what he was up to on Halloween night. (Warning: Boris’ blog is written in kitteh speek.)