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Cave Tools has the best Grilling products around

Posted on November 28, 2018 in 2018 Holiday Gift Guide Reviews

I recently received a Marinade Meat Injector, and I love it.  We have learned to use it nearly every time we cook meat, and not just for Grilling time.  Cave Tools has been one of my favorite brands for over a year.  I love all of their products, and the Meat Injector is my favorite, by far.  Like I said, we use it nearly every time we cook meat.

My 21 year old, daughter, even uses it.  She makes her boyfriend these fantastic pork chops, and she injects soy sauce in them.  This is a cool thing, and I love being her taste tester.  We have also used it to inject barbecue sauce into chicken, which turned out terrific.

Cave Tools Meat Injector Kit can also be bought on Amazon.  No matter where you get it, you definitely want to purchase it.  The meat tastes so much better when the flavors are injected, instead of just soaked.

There’s a measurement window, so you know just how much flavor you are injecting.  Don’t want to overpower the flavor, from the meat taste.  We’ve gotten it just right several times.

And, you can save 15% off your purchase price, when you order using code:   INJECTOR15

5 Giant Reasons Why Cave Tools Has the Best BBQ Meat Injector on the Market:

  • High Grade 304 Stainless Steel Will Never Bend, Clog, or Break
  • Maximum Capacity 2.3 Ounce Extended Barrel for Fewer Refills
  • Clear Measurement Window For Portioning Out Your Injections
  • Inject Any Size or Cut of Meat With Your 3 Marinade Needles
  • Precision Fit Plunger Provides Air Tight Suction and Smooth Release

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This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post are my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this product.

Duck and Hippo Give Thanks Book Tour Stop

Posted on November 21, 2018 in 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Duck and Hippo Give Thanks is a great book, and my 7 year old loves it.  With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I thought this would be the perfect book for bedtime, last night.  Jacob listened to the tale, and really got it.  I was so excited when he started asking me questions, about what I had just read.  Jonathan London is an excellent writer, and he got this book perfectly right!

Duck and Hippo Give Thanks has a lot of illustrations by Andrew Joyner, and they are so colorful, and made Jacob really look twice, we discussed the pictures, as well.  He really enjoyed the book, and asked if we could read it again tonight.  I told him, “Of course, but this time you will read it to Mommy”, and he agreed.  I’m trying to help him read, so what better way, than to have him read this wonderful book to me?  I can’t wait, to be honest!

Duck and Hippo are thankful for good friends!

It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and Hippo has his heart set on having a good old-fashioned feast with Duck and their friends. Together, Duck and Hippo go shopping for food and invite Turtle, Elephant, and Pig to share the special day with them. Then they get everything ready. But while Hippo goes to bed dreaming of his good old-fashioned Thanksgiving, Duck is busy making her own plans. There’s going to be a BIG surprise—one that will remind Hippo of all he has to be thankful for. Join Duck and Hippo for a memorable celebration!

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Duck on a Disco Ball was our last tour stop, and you can read that review here, then enter the Giveaway here.

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This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post are my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this product.

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Ellie Claire art journal make a great Holiday Gift!

Posted on November 16, 2018 in 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

I love the Ellie Claire Art Journals I received.  They are so beautiful, the pictures in them are fascinating.  I can’t get over all the pretty colors, and fantastic art work.  And, the quotes are so inspirational.  My sister loves them, too.  I gifted one to her, and she uses it daily.

I used different pens/markers in the book I kept, and let me tell you, there is no bleeding through the paper.  The paper is so thick, it’s great.  I also gave a book to my 21 year old, daughter, and she loves the thickness of the paper as well.  She uses her inspirational journal for college, and says the professor even loves it, and asked where to get her hands on one.

One of the sayings “Nature decrees that we do not exceed the speed of light.  All other impossibilities are optional.” is my favorite.  I love this saying, and it’s written by Robert Brault.  Another saying, “Dear Lord, grant me the grace of wonder.  Surprise me, amaze me, awe me in every crevice of Your universe…I do not ask to see the reason for it all; I ask only to share the wonder of it all.” by Abraham Joshua Heschel is a great inspirational marker in my life.

The Illuminate Your Story book even has how to sketch fancy letters in it.  It’s amazing.  There’s also The Illustrated Word Coloring Journal, and Faith & Lettering Journal.  All of which are fascinating, and make you really look into your life.  I love them all, but had no use for all 3, so I was able to gift two out.  And, my sister, and daughter absolutely adore them, as much as I do.

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This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post are my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this product.

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Gerber Childrenswear is having a Wonderful Black Friday Sale!

Posted on November 16, 2018 in 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Black Friday

Walmart.com: Trusted for generations, Gerber is offering new parents the most practical (and essential!) Black Friday deal at Walmart.com. No need to wait in line to pick up a 6-pack of white long-sleeve Gerber Onesies® bodysuits for just $10, starting Black Friday. Perfect for layering in the winter months! That’s less than $2 per item and more than 35% off! (Original price: $15.84). The deal is available starting Black Friday while quantities last.

Gerberchildrenswear.com: For those looking to get a head start, Thursday (11/22) through Saturday (11/24), visit Gerberchildrenswear.com for major discounts on a variety of clothing and accessories, including:

Cyber Monday

Gerberchildrenswear.com: Beginning Sunday (11/25) at 3 PM EST, Gerber Childrenswear will offer 30% off sitewide – no code required! For free shipping on any order (no minimum purchase), use code: JINGLE.

 

 

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Giveaway: Duck in the Fridge and Duck On a Disco Ball, courtesy of Two Lions

Posted on November 12, 2018 in 2018 Holiday Gift Guide Giveaways

Welcome to This Frugal Family’s Giveaway of 2 amazing children’s books.  You will love this giveaway.

You can read our Review, here.  You will love it, and it’ll be a perfect gift to give to someone you love this year.

You can learn to draw the Duck, below:

duck from duck on a disco ball

For the contest:  Enter below for your chance to win:

Disclosure:
We reserve the right to make revisions to cancel or suspend this contest for any reason.We are not associated with any of the companies named above. The odds of winning are based on the number of entries received Open to the Continental US 18+ only. Confirmed Winner(s) (by Giveaway Tools) will be contacted by email. Winner(s) have 24 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. The sponsor(s) will be responsible for product shipment to winner(s) of this giveaway. This Frugal Family is not responsible for product shipment/delivery. This event is in no way administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, or associated with, Facebook and/or Twitter, Google, Pinterest. This disclosure is done in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 10 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements. Entrants must only enter with either one email address, IP address and/or Facebook account, anyone found violating these rules will be disqualified. It is at the sole discretion of the admin of the giveaway if the winner has met the rules or not.

 

 

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Just Born Blanket Sleepers are Super Cute

Posted on November 10, 2018 in 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Just Born is an excellent company, and I recently received a “My 1st Christmas” blanket sleeper, with an angel on it.  It’s so cute, that I can’t wait to give it to my friend, for her little one.  I love the fabric, it’ll keep her baby nice and warm.  And, I love the stitched on Angel.  I wish I would’ve had something this cozy for my little man, when he was a baby, but he’s 7 now.

Just Born makes a lot of lovely clothes for little ones.  Their layout is extensive, and very heartwarming.  I love their stuff, and as a matter of fact, when my 7 year old was a baby, I used to buy Just Born, at Target!  I just really love this beautiful layette, and can’t wait to give it to my friend.

Just Born fits true to size, and is super soft, so you can know that your little one is cozy in it.  They have blanket sleepers, as seen above, as well as, layettes and more.

Just Born products are made with high quality products, and they are so wonderful for any child, family or friend.  I’m so thrilled to be able to give this to her on Tuesday.  She’ll be able to start wearing it on her little one right away.  Her little one is 6 months old, and the Sleeper is for a 6-9 month old, so it’ll fit her perfectly.  I’ll update this post, once she’s had a chance to wear the blanket sleeper on her little girl.

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This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post are my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this product.

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NoSweat Hat Liners are used by my Family

Posted on November 10, 2018 in 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

NoSweat

NoSweat hat liners have been a life saver.  When my husband, and Father-In-Law go out to cut grass, or work on either home, they can wear a hat liner, and know that their hat will be protected from sweat marks, and that their skin will be protected from acne.  They love these hat liners, and want me to order more.

NoSweat is a great brand, and lasts up to 2 weeks.  For my hubby and his father, they last longer!  It’s not that they aren’t working hard, and they sweat a lot, but it’s the great material they are made out of.

It is common for people to wear a hat while working out, traveling, doing outdoor recreations or simply rocking it because it goes with their outfit, but things can get pretty ugly under there fast.  NoSweat thin, disposable liners stick to the inside of headwear to instantly absorb sweat and prevent odors, stains and even acne. The liners are soft and lightweight and each one can last up to two weeks.

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Disclaimer:

This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post are my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this product.

 

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Roto-Rooter ~ Routine Maintenance

Posted on November 10, 2018 in 2018 Holiday Gift Guide Reviews Roto-Rooter

I love using Roto-Rooter for routine maintenance.  It cleans out the pipes, and the septic system with ease.  Roto-Rooter has become one of my favorite products of all time.  My husband uses it, I just watch, but if I tried, there’s no doubt that I would be able to do the things he does with Roto-Rooter.

We use Roto-Rooter once a month, and it keeps all the pipes clear.  We don’t just use it when there’s a clog!  It’s best to run it through once a month, to keep clogs from happening.  And, me, with long hair, there’s always clogs in our shower.  Roto-Rooter really helps break down the hair, and get it flushed out of our system.

For the Holidays, when you have family/friends over, make sure you use Roto-Rooter, before the fact.  Then, you won’t have to worry about clogs later.  Roto-Rooter is a great product and I love using it in my home.

Why Roto-Rooter:

Roto-Rooter® is introducing a complete line of powerful and fast acting drain and septic care products: The Strongest National Brand.  Each has been specially formulated to meet the demanding requirements of professionals and homeowners who expect professional results.

Roto-Rooter products have more active ingredients than any other product in the market and the right viscosity to provide the fastest and best-in-category performance, but are safe for all types of pipes and septic systems. 

When you want professional results, demand Roto-Rooter!

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This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post are my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this product.

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Amish Wisdom Journals are So Amazing

Posted on November 9, 2018 in 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

I received two Amish Wisdom Journals, and they are amazing.  With every page, theres a new fact, and room to write in it, because after all it is a journal.  My daughter, age 21, took one journal, and my mom took the other.  They love their journals, and carry them everywhere.

We love these journals, and my daughter keeps all of her homework, for college, written in hers.   And, my mom’s has her thoughts.  She’s getting older, and it’s good for her to write her thoughts down, especially while she’s getting so forgetful.

Amish Wisdom is so amazing.  It enriches the journaling experience with sage advice for practical living.  This high-quality journ features expressive images, lined blank pages, and decorative end pages.

Amish Wisdom from the Scriptures enriches the journaling experience with spiritual truths that convey the simple beloved proverbs that play a daily role in Amish speech, this beautiful lined journal offers insight into authentic “Pennsylvania Dutch” culture.

Quiet Fox Designs is an imprint of Fox Chapel Publishing. Beautiful Quiet Fox journals include faith-based journals, Zentangle notebooks, inspirational journals, and Woodstock-inspired journals.
Quiet Fox journals make lovely gifts and are designed to suit every occasion, from jotting down daily errands to expressing the happy milestones of life.  Other Fox Chapel imprints include Design
Originals, IMM Lifestyle Books, Creative Homeowner, CompanionHouse Books, and Happy Fox Books.

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This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post are my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this product.

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BluNotes are Super!

Posted on November 9, 2018 in 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Blu Notebook

My daughter, 21, and husband, are arguing over who gets the amazing BluNotes notebook.  It’s this amazing graph paper, colored blue.  I love it too, but I usually let my family fight about who gets what products.  BluNotebooks are super cool, and Sarah wants to use it to draw her outfits for Cosplay.  Joe wants to use it for work.  So, between the two, I don’t know if I will give it to either.  I may just keep it, and use it myself.

Sarah does draw very well, and I’d love to see her Cosplay outfits drawn on.  But, Joe would use it for work, where he’s a supervisor, but not in charge of the prints.  I think it will become Sarah’s Blu Notebook, so she can bring Cosplay to life.

The BLU Notebook is the first ever sketching journal made from pages that have the look and feel of traditional blueprint paper (Without the smell of Ammonia!). BLU offers an aesthetically pleasing and soothing effect when using vibrantly pigmented white and coloured gel ink against the rich blue pages of BLU.

The Pages of BLU

  • Blue pages with a light blue grid
  • 10:1” grid within a finer 2:1 grid
  • 160m text / 4 points of thickness
  • Smooth finish with a velvet feel
  • FSC & SFI Certified Paper
  • Acid Free
The BLU Notebook
  • Dimensions 8.25” X 11”
  • 50 Pages
  • Durable cardboard cover
  • Spiral Binding with tear sheets
  • Flat lay

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This product was received from the Company for review purposes only. All thoughts and words in this post are my own and I was not paid to endorse it. I am only voicing my opinion about this product.

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