Friday, March 24, 2017

Relieve the occasional cold and allergy symptoms this Spring with Children's Dimetapp Cold and Allergy medicine #sickjustgotreal

“This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All thoughts and reviews are my own.

It's finally Spring and we couldn't be more excited about that. With season change though usually comes the occasional cold and allergy season really starts to kick in. Jace suffers from seasonal allergies and when he needs something to help relieve his symptoms we choose a brand of medicine that we trust like Dimetapp®.

 In a great tasting grape flavor, Children’s Dimetapp® Cold & Allergy has congestion-fighting power to relieve stuffy and runny noses, while providing relief for itchy and watery eyes, for children ages 6 and up.

Dimetapp®  Children's Cold and Allergy relieves all of his  symptoms giving comfort during those times that may otherwise be bothersome! This really helps him when his allergies flare up. There's nothing worse than your child continuously sneezing, seeing their eyes itch and water and hearing them be all stuffed up which makes this kid super irritable. I love being able to give him comfort with a safe choice we trust like Dimetapp®. This is a great product to keep on hand for those occasional colds too!

Make sure you hop on over to the Sick Just Go Real website to learn more about Dimetapp® products and to find the right product for your kids symptoms. The website also has some great tips, I love this one....

Jace goes through 5 million tissues when he's sneezing and wheezing so I love the idea of this Sneeze and Stow Tissue Box. Simply tape an old tissue box to a new tissue box and you instantly have a trash can for all of those used, yucky tissues --thank me later! 



We want your spring to be cold and allergy free that's why we're giving you the chance to win 1 bottle of the Children's Dimetapp Cold and Allergy Medicine as well as a $25 gift card!


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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

With the touch of a button you can have Colgate products delivered right to your doorstep --#dashbutton

The Jackson Five Family received a complimentary product sample to help facilitate this reader feature. However, all opinions are honest and our own!

I did a blog post a few weeks ago about Colgate joining the Amazon Dash Program and I'm so excited to tell you a little more about it now that I have one of the Dash Buttons in my possession! I had never heard of these before, but let me tell you you're going to need one in every room for your most used items.

If you're anything like our family you're probably busy and love anything that makes life a little easier, right? Well the Dash Button will do just that! The Amazon Dash Button is a Wi-Fi connected button that is linked to your Amazon shopping account and literally allows you to press it and wa-la the product is on your doorstep (okay it may take a few days, but you get the point).

So if you have a Dash button for Doritos you can press the button in your kitchen when you're running low and you're fave chips show up on your doorstep, running out of Tide then put a Tide Dash button in your laundry room and press it when you're getting low and a shipment of detergent will soon be there, need toothpaste then that's when the Colgate Dash button comes in handy. Simply place the Colgate Dash Button on your bathroom counter and press it when you notice you soon need toothpaste, a new toothbrush or even mouthwash.

I can't tell you how many times we've almost ran out of toothpaste and I say that I'm going to the store to get some that day and as soon as I walk out of the bathroom I forget. Then bedtime comes I remember again, but who's going to run out of the house to purchase any that time of night---not me! So with the Dash Button all I have to do is press the button and toothpaste is ordered. 

Setup is super simple --first purchase the button for $5, once it arrives link it to your account, pick the products you love, place the button near the products being used and needing purchased and when you need to order press your new Dash Button and products are on order --it's that easy!

Want your very own Colgate Dash Button? You can purchase one here: 

  • Amazon Dash Button is a Wi-Fi connected device that reorders your favorite product with the press of a button. Each Dash Button is paired with a product of your choice, which is selected through the Amazon App on your Android or iOS smartphone during the set-up process.

  • Free after first press. Buy Dash Button for $4.99 and receive a $4.99 credit after your first press.

  • Easy to use. Press Dash Button to order your favorite products and never run out.

  • Buy with confidence. Get the same low prices we offer on

  • Order Protection. Ensures Dash Button responds only to your first press until your order is delivered.Prime members get free shipping


Make sure you hop on over to the Colgate website to check out all of their great products:

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Let Exergen care for you and your family this cold and flu season with their Smart Glow TemporalScanner...

 The Jackson Five Family received a complimentary product sample to help facilitate this feature. However, all products are honest and our own!


Who isn't sick right now!?! There isn't a family I know that hasn't had someone sick recently. Whether it be a horrible cold, the awful flu or some other issue, the sickies sure have been going around. 

You never want sickness to hit your home, but if it does you should always be prepared. We always keep things like cold medicine, fever reducer, cough drops and more on hand just in case it hits here. When my kids get sick you can almost bet that they have a fever along with whatever it is they have and having a thermometer that works accurately on hand is so  important too.

Exergen has your back with their Exergen Smart Glow TemporalScanner that is perfect for parents like me. It accurately reads a temperature in 2 seconds and gauges body temperature by capturing the naturally emitted heat from skin over the temporal artery, which runs across the forehead and is directly connected to the heart via the carotid artery. It's simple to use by sliding the thermometer in a reasonably straight line across the forehead, midway between the eyebrows and the upper hairline. 

It's the #1 prefered thermometer by both nurses and pediatricians, and is backed by more than 60 clinical studies proving its accuracy!

Exergen Smart Glow Temporal Scanner's 4 unique features...

Soft-Glow Display
Soft lighting for easy reading in any light. Perfect for checking the temperature of a sleeping infant (or adult) in a darkened room.

8 Temperature Memory
Automatically retain the last 8 temperature readings for instant recall to check on fever progression.

Silent Mode
Beeping sound indicating scanning can be turned off or on to avoid waking a sleeping child (or adult).


I take comfort in knowing that the minute I think one of my boys is sick I can accurately take their temperature to see if they have a fever that needs treated or not. I like that this thermometer is easy to read and easy to use. It's great not having to turn bright lights on to check their temperatures during the night and I love that it records up to 8 readings so that I we can easily keep track of them knowing if it's increased or decreased. It doesn't matter if I'm the one taking it or my husband we'll both know with this stored info. 

The Exergen Smart Glow TemporalScanner is made in the United States and can be purchased at major retailers including Wal-Mart, Target, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Costco, Babies "R" Us, Toys "R" Us, Kroger and Bj's for around $49.99. 

If you'd like to learn more about the Smart Glow TemporalScanner and see all of Exergen's great products please visit:

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