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Smeg Toaster Review and Giveaway

Smeg Toaster Review
I can’t remember the last time I had a real toaster – I think it’s been at least 22 years. In the past, we’ve used a toaster oven. But when we remodeled our kitchen, I didn’t want to clutter my counter top with an ugly black toaster oven. So, we’ve been without, and making toast . . .

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$75 Gift Certificate to The Cocoa Pod

Our friends at The Cocoa Pod is giving away a $75 gift certificate to their shop! You can buy raw cocoa beans and beautiful, decorative pods.

We just roasted a batch of cocoa beans in the toaster oven and enjoyed nibbling the roasted nibs with our trail mix. While dark chocolate has health benefits, cocoa nibs are even . . .

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Mr. Coffee Cafe Barista Review and Giveaway

Mr. Coffee provided the giveaway unit

It was quite a big change in my morning routine – to go from the cheap Aeropress that fits in my back pocket to a full fledged coffee drinks machine! With my Aeropress, I was limited in the types of drinks to create – that’s not a knock on the Aeropress, but it . . .

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Aervana Review & Giveaway

Aervana is one of the most innovative wine products I’ve seen – combining the functionality of an aerator and a no-drip pour.

We tried so many different wine aerators – from the classic wide, curvy body of a decanter to a strange magnetic powered aerator machine that swirled your wine.

We like the Aervana. Sure, it’s another . . .

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Oster Versa Blender Review & Giveaway









Oster provided the product for giveaway

In 1924, John Oster started a company in his garage. His first product was hair clippers for cutting men’s hair! These days, Oster is known for their kitchen small appliances, and is now owned by Sunbeam.

While they’ve been manufacturing quality kitchen blenders for some time now, Oster hasn’t been able . . .

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Summer Essentials Giveaway

The ultimate seasoning for BBQ’s and year-round cooking.

Buy Colmans Original English Mustard



This citrus press will make squeezing lemons and limes (essential for marinades, margaritas and lemonade) a breeze!
Buy Imusa Lemon Squeezer


Not all summer cooking is done outdoors or on a grill – sometimes it rains! T-Fal has a variety of awesome cookware sets to choose from!

Buy a . . .

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Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Giveaway

Adobe provided the giveaway of 1-year Creative Cloud Photography.

Outside of our kitchen and camera, the number one business tool that we use is Adobe Creative Cloud Photography. Lightroom and Photoshop are always open, and I seamlessly transition between the two programs to manage digital assets (Lightroom) and edit or create graphic images (Photoshop).
I’ve been a . . .

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Bella Popcorn Maker Review and Giveaway

Bella Housewares provided the product for giveaway.

The Bella Stir Stick Popcorn Maker gave us a break from the nasty chemicals found in our microwaveable popcorn! We never looked at the label before, thinking, “popcorn can’t be that bad!”

Here’s what we found on the label of our Pop Secret Microwaveable Popcorn: Partially Hydrogenated Soybean Oil, Natural & . . .

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Made in USA Baking Sheet

Jacob Bromwell products have been our favorite products to review and write about – not only do they function as advertised, but the products are all a true pleasure to work with and handle.

The company’s rich history began nearly 200 years ago, with products like the Tin Cup that was used during the Civil War. In . . .

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Philips AirFryer Review & Giveaway

Philips provided unit for giveaway
Philips AirFryer Review
We have a deep fryer that’s been sitting unused for three years. It used to get lots of action, homemade french fries, homemade potato chips, crispy egg rolls. But these days, the only thing I deep fry is the egg rolls – and it’s easier for me to deep . . .

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OXO Greensaver Produce Keeper Review & Giveaway

OXO provided the products for the giveaway.


Waste less and save more with OXO GreenSaver™. Three things cause produce to rot and spoil quickly: ethylene gas, improper airflow and uncontrolled humidity. The OXO GreenSaver system has the solution. GreenSaver Produce Keepers feature all-natural, non-toxic activated carbon filters filled with nooks and crannies that trap and absorb . . .

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Cookie Cutter Kingdom Review & Gift Box Giveaway

Cookie Cutter Kingdom provided the products for the giveaway.

PRECISION:We use a sharp .6mm edge that will produce the finest cuts into cookie dough, fondant, and gumpaste.

COLOR: Colors may vary, but the quality is the same!

CARE : Hand wash ONLY and please do not heat the plastic.

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About Cookie Cutter Kingdom

CookieCutterKingdom was born from one . . .

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