September 21, 2014

Skippy In Singles Pack

Just the other day, she requested for a snack because she said she was hungry. I knew by the look in her face that she's not, she just wanted me to open the new Skippy Natural Singles peanut butter! LOL! She even saw the apple on the packaging and asked me if she could have some with it too! I guess 3-year old's know what they want already. With much excitement, I prepared it for her. I guess I said yes without hesitation because I knew they were healthy snacks.
Skippy Natural Creamy Peanut Butter - Singles
Skippy Singles - Quantity and SizeDunk your fruits in the cup!
My daughter doesn't go to school yet but she always bring her own bag wherever we go. She asked me if she can put one in her bag and I said yes, of course! I also added another snack so she won't need to eat it on it's own, and so that I won't need to bring a spoon. ;)
Back-to-School Snack
It's a snack on-the-go!
Oh and by the way, another nice thing is you can reuse the cup! Mine will serve as a candy container when she's done eating the rest! :) Maybe your daughter can store her little knickknacks there instead! 
Reuse the cup!
Reuse the cup!
Before I go, I just checked Skippy's Facebook page and saw that Skippy singles are available in two flavors - Natural Creamy and Creamy. :) You can also check the most popular peanut butter brand's website to know more about their products.

I was not paid in any way to do a review of the product mentioned above. I was given a sample to facilitate my review. Everything was based on my honest opinion.

Pepperoni Recipes

If you thought pepperonis are can only be used for pizza, then you are not being creative with food. Sometime last week I got tired of the usual taste of our red and white pasta, until I discovered a twist to make it more exciting! And it's by adding Hormel Pepperoni Original in the sauce and using it as a topper!
I tried it first with the spaghetti we served during my mom's birthday. Some guests noticed that we used a different kind of sauce, and it was because of the pepperoni topping. They said they never knew it could be added in the sauce and that it turned out good. Well, I just noticed that in the last few months, my imagination is starting to get a bit creative with food. 
Besides using it spaghetti, I also used it as a topper in Pasta Carbonara. This pasta has mushrooms and chicken strips added to it, but the pepperoni, having a bit salty taste, made it even tastier! My husband loved it and he even asked me to put more pepperoni toppings on his pasta.
The day I served the pasta carbonara, I was not able to buy garlic bread to pair with it. I did not know what kind of bread to serve and this one immediately popped in my head. A "Mini-Pepperoni Carbonara Pizza". I just thought about that name. LOL! 

Here's how I did it:
1) Flatten white bread with a rolling pin.
2) Cut the edges if you do not want it, or use sandwich cutter just like I did. You can do just about any shape with this. :)
3) Spread carbonara sauce.
4) Top with pepperoni and cheese. Use whatever kind of cheese you like, I prefer pepperjack. 
5) Bake at 350F for 10 minutes. I only used a toaster oven in this case.
Doesn't it look good? My husband loved my mini-pizzas! He already requested it for breakfast. LOL! I think this would be great to serve as an appetizer during parties too.

I am going to try pepperoni with more recipes next time so stay tuned! ;)

I was not paid in any way to do a review of the product/s mentioned above. I was given a sample to facilitate my review. Everything was based on my honest opinion of the product.

September 19, 2014

Sticky Suction Car Mount Review

Have you ever experienced driving with GPS and suddenly it just falls down? Well, I have, not just once but twice. The other one even happened during a 4-hour out-of-state trip. It was crazy having to pick it up every now and then. Good thing my husband was driving and I was in the passenger seat so I can do it, else, he'll be in a terrible situation. It was also not easy because at some point, I needed to hold it for him just so we can arrive at our destination quickly. And to share, I had a hard time looking for a replacement - to find something that works and is within my budget is time-consuming. I guess I will never be in that position again because of the Sticky Suction Car Mount!

Before I discuss the features I love about this car mount, let me tell you when/where I've used it so far:
1) When cooking, I almost bought a gadget holder just so I can easily browse and look at recipes online. Now, I think this will be one of the new additions to my kitchen tools! Makes it easy for me to move and look at the recipe when my phone is attached to this sticky suction.
2) When driving, need I say more? Some car mounts just don't do their job, this one does!

3) When watching, not only for me but for my daughter who likes to watch PBS Kids. ;) I know how hard it can be holding your phone for hours. This product make it easy for us to watch from our phones, stick and sit!
Quite useful, right? And now, the features I love about Sticky Suction Car Mount by iGotTech:
1) I can rotate it from left to right or up and down.
I found this helpful when driving due to the brightness caused by the sun. Sometimes you can get caught by the sun's rays and you won't see anything on the GPS, like there was a blackout. When it starts to look gray, you can rotate it to another position where you won't have a hard time looking at it. Just don't forget to pull over to avoid accidents.

 2) I can use just about any gadget with it.
Unlike the car mounts, that are often times included when you purchase the GPS, and is only brand or model specific, this Sticky Suction Car Mount works well on almost any devices. I have tried using it with our current GPS, iPod, iPhone and even my mom's Samsung phone.

3) It's easy to clean!
I have like an OCD when it comes to dirt. Who wants it anyway? When dirt starts to accumulate, I wipe it immediately. Good thing with this car mount, I don't have to waste my daughter's wipe because I can just wash and let it dry and voila, it's clean again! How cool is that?
I used running warm-hot water.

4) If you think it's not 'sticking' anymore, as stated in the 3rd item, just wash it with water! This will help eliminate the dirt that's causing it not to stick. When the dirt is gone, it's going to work again. I know because I tried it. And by the way if it doesn't, the last item on my list will make you believe.
 Before and After
5) Stick or return.
They have a 100% customer satisfaction guarantee that if you do not like the product, then you can return it. That's their policy, plain and simple, 'eh?

In case our current GPS car mount fails to do it's job, and it has happened twice, I won't be concerned because I know I can always count on my new car mount!

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.