Monday, September 30, 2013

More Gift Ideas for Women

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mont Bleu for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

I always need to have a mirror with me in my purse.  The compact mirrors comes in handy after eating to check for debris in my mouth.  It is necessary to use when applying makeup to my lips and face.  It's also nice to have when you feel as though you might have to check your nose.  I have found their E-shop so you can browse.  Our Pinterest shows lots of fun and unique ideas for gifts.

Welcome to www.Compact-Mirrors.net, a Mont Bleu’s website intended to introduce one of our best products, Compact Mirrors. But not ordinary compact mirrors, which of course are also available, we offer hand decorated compact mirrors with Swarovski crystals (genuine SWAROVSKI® ELEMENTS).

Compact mirrors are elegant and practical, you can put them in your pocket or in a purse; they are packed in a pouch that will protect it from damage.

Compact mirrors can be used as a gift, promotional item, bridesmaid’s gifts or corporate gift. Try looking through some of the pages to get the idea of why we think it can work. Of course there are other ways of using the compacts, and we would love to hear how we can make them happen for you.

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Sunday, September 29, 2013

Somersault Snack Co Review

Somersault Snack Company sent me a variety of their snacks to review.  Somersaults were created out of desperation.  Somersaults are the result of their quest to create healthy, tasty snacks for people who want more than just empty nutrition.  What followed was a philosophy and lifestyle that adds joy and delicious goodness to your everyday life.  They invite you to share in the unexpected pleasures that Somersaults offer, with crunch, zing and a little zest for adventure!


What are Somersaults? They’re a scrumptious nut-free sunflower seed snack with all the protein and half the fat of almonds. There are no artificial colors or flavors, and all of our flavors are vegetarian, and three are vegan ( Pacific Sea Salt, Salty Pepper and Cinnamon Crunch).

Recently they have had their top two flavors – Pacific Sea Salt and Cinnamon Crunch- certified as GMO free by the NonGMO Project.  Now you can purchase these nationally at Target and Costco!

They have five flavors which include Pacific Sea Salt, Cinnamon Crunch, Salty Pepper, Dutch Cocoa and Santa Fe Salsa.

Viva the power of seeds!

Ps- Stay tuned, they have Twitter Chats every #ThirdThursday @SomersaultSnack

I have tried all the flavors and they are delicious.  The snack pack size is perfect for a quick, easy snack on the go.  With only 70 calories with 3 grams of protein and 1 gram of fiber.  These snacks will energize you and keep you looking good too!
 

HBL Texture & Styling Hair Care System Review & Giveaway Ends 10/15/13 at 7 PM EST

hbl - An Innovative Brand for Health Beauty Life

More than just another beauty product, hbl encompasses mind, body and senses to create a completely new experience of Health Beauty Life.

Without the use of harsh sulfates, parabens, DEA’s, TEA’s and a whole laundry list of potentially harmful ingredients commonly found in mass marketed hair care products, hbl is gentle on hair and skin yet offers uncompromised performance.  The light, virtually allergen-free fragrance is set to strict European standards and features a crisp, clean scent that spans uniformly throughout the entire line.

The hbl line consists of 13 premium hair care products that offer gentle, color-safe cleansing, conditioning and styling solutions for every hair type.

I have been sent the Texture & Styling Hair Care System to review.  I have been using this system for the past couple weeks.  I love how my hair looks and feels.  My hair is my pride and joy.  The hbl hair care system is perfect for me.  It smells wonderful and makes my hair look amazing.  I like to style my hair and make it curly the texture and styling cream is perfect for that.  I enjoy using the mousse and the spray to perfect my hair do.  This is the perfect system for me to use to get the curls that I want. 

If you would like to enter to win this Texture & Styling Hair Care system just enter the giveaway below.

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Friday, September 27, 2013

Chicken Soup for the Soul Living Social Deal

Warm hearts and bellies with a sneak preview of Chicken Soup for the Soul's new line of delicious comfort food and exclusive collection of gifts:
• $29 ($130 value) for a limited edition comfort food and gift set
• 15-piece set includes pantry essentials, kitchen gear, and best-selling books
• Perfect for hostess and holiday gifts
 

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Turn up the flavor and fun in the kitchen with one ready-to-serve Chicken Soup for the Soul chicken noodle soup with tender chunks of chicken; one Signature classic chicken broth to enhance all your dishes; one BBQ-style beef-flavored broth for hearty winter meals; one turkey gravy for savory holiday fare; and one zesty pasta sauce made with imported Italian tomatoes and herbs.
Celebrate moments with a happiness-themed photo frame; and create inspired meals with an apron, oven mitt, potholder set, and two ceramic mugs with matching spoons. Then, treat your friends and family to wonderful recipes from two gift-able eBooks: Chicken Soup for the Soul 20th Anniversary Edition and Chicken Soup for the Soul Cookbook. You'll also get a fun word puzzle book filled with inspirational quotes and an audio book of the best-selling, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive.

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Gift Ideas For Women

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mont Bleu for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

I have been thinking about gift ideas for the women in your life.  Sisters, Mothers, In Laws, and friends.  There are a lot of women in my life and when they have a birthday or anniversary I need to find something to give them.  It's not always easy to think of something to give those special women in our lives.  While browsing the web I came across some very unique and beautiful compact mirrors that would be perfect to give to a woman in your life.

I always need to have a mirror with me in my purse.  The compact mirror comes in handy after eating to check for debris in my mouth.  It is necessary to use when applying makeup to my lips and face.  It's also nice to have when you feel as though you might have to check your nose.  I have found their E-shop so you can browse.  Our Pinterest shows lots of fun and unique ideas for gifts.

Welcome to www.Compact-Mirrors.net, a Mont Bleu’s website intended to introduce one of our best products, Compact Mirrors. But not ordinary compact mirrors, which of course are also available, we offer hand decorated compact mirrors with Swarovski crystals (genuine SWAROVSKI® ELEMENTS).

Compact mirrors are elegant and practical, you can put them in your pocket or in a purse; they are packed in a pouch that will protect it from damage.

Compact mirrors can be used as a gift, promotional item, bridesmaid’s gifts or corporate gift. Try looking through some of the pages to get the idea of why we think it can work. Of course there are other ways of using the compacts, and we would love to hear how we can make them happen for you.

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Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Red Shirt Kids Book Review & Giveaway Ends 10/10/13

Red Shirt Kids
Author: Bruce & Kim Clark
Publisher: Source Media Books
Published: 9/24/2013
ISBN: 978-1937458577
Genre: Young Adult
Pages: 192
Price: $17.99

About the book:
Mike and Amy Smith are nervous about moving from their nice house in Boston to a dilapidated old mansion in Falton, New Hampshire.  They know they’ll have to start the sixth and seventh grade not knowing anyone, and their new house is just plain creepy.  While searching their dusty attic, Mike and Amy uncover an old wooden chest with a mysterious lock.  Inside, they find magical red shirts that give them special powers.  Together with a new friend, Sam, Mike and Amy must figure out how to harness their newfound gifts while keeping them secret from their parents.  As their powers grow, they begin a search for two kids who had gone missing in the summer, pitting them against a powerful adversary with mystical powers of his own.  Will Mike and Amy be able to unlock the ancient mystery of the shirts?  And will they be able to find the missing children before it is too late?

About the Authors:
Bryce Clark wrote and directed the independent dramatic comedy, Beauty and the Least.  He has also written for the children's show, Yo Gabba Gabba, and is a partner in the production company, StoryLand Entertainment.  Bryce and his wife live in the Salt Lake area with their five children. Kim B. Clark is the former dean of Harvard Business School and is currently the president of Brigham Young University-Idaho.  He and his wife live in Rexburg, Idaho.


My Take:
I really enjoyed this book.  It's a fun read.  I read it in the course of three days over this past weekend.  I didn't want to put it down.  This book is perfect for 8-12 year old children to read.  There are great life lessons to be learned in the book.  I had a hard time putting the book down, it's really interesting and keeps the reader engaged throughout the entire story.  If you have a child that loves to read they may have this one read in no time at all.  This is going to be part of a series with more adventures with Mike and Amy to come in the near future.  This book started out being bedtime stories that Kim used to tell his children when they were young.  Bryce Clark decided to honor his father by putting these stories down in a book that will be enjoyed by many.  I suggest you get this book for your children and give it as a gift to your children's friends.

Connect with the Author:
Follow Bryce Clark on Twitter.

Buy the book:
You can pick up the book on Amazon.

Be sure to enter the giveaway for a chance to win a $75 Amazon Gift Card and a copy of the book.

Let's Eat 2 Day is not responsible for the shipment of the prize, it is the responsibility of the sponsor.

The giveaway ends October 10th and is open to residents of the United States and Canada.

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Monday, September 23, 2013

FREE Sample of Green Mountain Fair Trade Coffee

This won't last long so hurry up and grab a free sample of Green Mountain Fair Trade K-Cups!  Just click on “Free Sample” then watch the Video on Green Mountain K-Cups to unlock the Submit Button.  You will have to watch the video to be able to click the submit button.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Where's the Beef? Firelands Cattle Company Review

At Firelands Cattle Company, they take pride in taking a famous and ancient practice of raising fine beef and implementing it into the local community.  All of their cattle is born, reared, packed, and shipped from within the USA.  The Firelands Cattle Company was started with the goal of bringing the age-old Kobe style beef raising practices to the heartland.  The founders of Firelands have been bi-coastal business partners and great friends in the food production business for over 10 years.

Their experience and wisdom in this space is shown in every product that they put on the market.  There at Firelands, they maintain the simple philosophy that their customer always comes first.  That pledge is backed by their interest and oversight along the entire supply chain. Firelands manages and controls the rearing, production, packaging, and delivery of their  products to the customer's doorstep.

Imagine my surprise when a cooler arrived filled with beef.  I couldn't believe my eyes.  We were so happy when we opened up the package to discover that we were going to be reviewing some beef.  We are a beef eating family!  Fireland's Cattle Company sells high quality Kobe beef.  You can order online and have it delivered right to your door.  We have tried the hamburgers, steak and ground beef.  Everything is so tender and delicious.  This is by far the best beef we have had ever.  My parents say it tastes the way they remember beef tasting back in the good ole days.

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

National Cheeseburger Day 2013 | FREE Burger at Ruby Tuesday’s

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Del Monte Fruit Burst Squeezers Review & Giveaway Ends 10/01/13 at 7 PM EST

With back-to-school right behind us, I would like to share with you a great new product from Del Monte, their new Fruit Burst™ Squeezers.


These delicious and nutritious, on-the-go snacks will be a great addition to your child’s lunchbox.
The Fruit Burst Squeezers™ are available in two varieties:
  • Simply Fruit (Strawberry, Mixed Berry and Apple Cinnamon)
  •  Fruit + Veggie (Peach-Mango and Blueberry)

Also to kick off the school year, Del Monte is launching the “First Day of School Photo Contest” through Facebook (facebook.com/delmonte)!   All you have to do is upload an original photo of your child on their first day of school or yourself on your own first day of school.  The top 20 Finalist photos will be posted to the Del Monte Fruit Squeezers website, and fans will have the chance to vote for their favorite photo.  The winning entry will receive a $10,000 donation to a school of their choice!

As part of this opportunity, I received the following:
  •     Two boxes of Fruit Burst Squeezers™ (one Fruit + Veggies 4-pack and one Simply Fruit 4-pack)
  •    One Del Monte lunchbox
  •    One orange-shaped eco-friendly shopping tote
  •     One strawberry-shaped eco-friendly shopping tote
  •     One Del Monte magnetic frame
They have also provided an identical gift pack to give away to a winner (U.S. residents only).

 Giveaway:   Enter for a chance to win a Del Monte Gift Pack.



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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Jessica Smith's Total Body Balance Workout DVD Review

Collage Video sent me a couple exercise dvd's to review.  Here's a little bit of information about Collage Video for those of you who have never heard of it.  Back in 1987, they realized that back-of-the-package video descriptions — and friends’ suggestions — just didn’t get us videos that were right for OUR situation.  So they decided there had to be a better way — search out the best videos and describe them honestly.  Then they printed the first-ever exercise video catalog. Since then they’ve helped over one million people reach their fitness goals.  25 years later, they’re still here and still family-owned ... all because of their loyal (and in-shape!) customers.

Four well-cued segments: fast-paced aerobics, compound toning, core/stretch and aero/tone intervals.  Done in sequence, this is a truly “balanced” total-body program ... or you can just select one segment for a shorter/easier workout.  The cardio series combines fitness favorites with interesting multi-directional movements.  The toning segment begins with standing dumbbell routines and ends with varied floorwork.  The core/stretch section is a natural fusion of both techniques (e.g. deep stretches that progress into a classic crunches).  The ballet-inspired aero/tone segment ranges from pliĆ©s and side-steps to pulsed lunges and seated knee taps.  Can be done in a small area. Requires 3 to 5 lb. dumbbells.

Jessica Smith's Total Body Balance  is so much fun.  I love the scenery outside in Miami.  I have done the full workout and several of the segments on their own.  I really enjoy the toning segment and the core/stretch section too.  Jessica is a fantastic instructor and she really knows her stuff.  Her exercises are quite effective.  They are a bit challenging at times but she makes it easy to follow.  I love working out with Jessica Smith and she has hit it out of the park with this DVD.

Quick Fit with Andrea Metcalf DVD Review

Collage Video sent me a couple exercise dvd's to review.  Here's a little bit of information about Collage Video for those of you who have never heard of it.  Back in 1987, they realized that back-of-the-package video descriptions — and friends’ suggestions — just didn’t get us videos that were right for OUR situation.  So they decided there had to be a better way — search out the best videos and describe them honestly.  Then they printed the first-ever exercise video catalog. Since then they’ve helped over one million people reach their fitness goals.  25 years later, they’re still here and still family-owned ... all because of their loyal (and in-shape!) customers. 
Quick Fit with Andrea Metcalf is one DVD with three full-length workouts: Fat-burning aerobics, traditional body-sculpting and Pilates toning.  All three workouts are structured in 5-minute blocks.  The benefit?  You'll maximize variety while challenging your body in diverse ways.  The cardio program is a good example.  The blocks range from traditional pony and boxing moves to "two step chugs" and "sumo squat attacks."  The body-sculpting workout is also varied; it mixes proven classics like planks and squats with innovative routines like "better booty bridges" and "ballet bottom blasts" (often working multiple muscle groups at once).  The third program is a mostly-core-focused blend of Pilates and gym-style exercises.  Requires 3 to 8 lb. dumbbells and a resistance band.

Andrea does a great job with the instructions.  The workout is tough but I do not dread it.  I really look forward to popping in this DVD and working out with Andrea early in the morning before I head off to work.  Andrea has a great tone and she is super motivational.  You will burn calories and feel great.  I work up a sweat and feel strong when I am finished with the workout.

Dr. Levi: The Art of Fitness Cardio Core Workout DVD Review

Dr. Levi: The Art of Fitness DVD is a cardio core, full body workout.  It is perfect for any person, any lifestyle, and any fitness level.  The DVD is 65 minutes long and retails for $19.95.  In this full body workout, fitness expert and physician/orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Levi Harrison, MD, guides viewers through 30 minutes of cardio exercises and 30 minutes of core exercises.  The DVD also included a 5 minute workout to achieve perfect abs.  This full body program combines boxing, weights, jumps, jogging, kicks, arms and abs to burn calories, lose weight, increase stamina and have fun.  Weights, mat and water are recommended for this workout.  Dr. Levi's mission for life is to help others to find their own fitness path and ultimately their own Art of Fitness.  He encourages everyone to find their own level and work at their own pace to be the best they can be.  In this DVD, Dr. Levi leads the workout as three women and two men follow along and show the modifications for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.

This workout DVD is the next in Dr. Levi's The Art of Fitness series.  His book The Art of Fitness: A Journey to Self Enhancement (232 pages, $39.95 www.theartoffitnessbook.com) was published by Brio Press earlier this year.  In the book, Dr. Levi visually demonstrates all of the exercises he developed and describes the moves chapter by chapter.  Diet and exercise are covered in the book.  Exercises include, stretching and warm up; arms; legs and gluteals; chest and back; abs and core strengthening; rest and recovery; and gym basics as well as a master exercise guide.  Dr. Levi motivates and inspires. 

I have done the entire workout two times since I got the DVD.  The cardio portion is a big challenging for me.  It starts out with a 30 second plank and then it gets harder from there.  Dr. Levi is strong.  He is super fit and I believe that doing this DVD regularly will be great for my strength and fitness.  I really find this DVD will lead to a stronger core and to me looking fantastic. 

In Dr. Levi's words, "Movement is life, breathing is life, exercise is life!"  The Art of Fitness book and DVD encompass these principles; to be fit physically, emotionally and spiritually.  The core principles of The Art of Fitness are commitment, consistency and compassion, which Dr. Levi shares in his life and his daily practice. 

Pilates! A Gentle Formula to a Strong Body DVD Review

Renowned Pilates expert Risa Sheppard creator of the Sheppard Method released a new DVD called Pilates! A Gentle Formula to a Strong Body.  The DVD is 60 minutes and retails for $19.95 you can purchase it at www.sheppardmethod.com.  The Sheppard Method of Pilates has been described as a classic form of Pilates that speaks to the body.  In this DVD, Risa has divided the sessions into two thrity minute mat workout sessions, one for the beginner and one for the intermediate.  Each 30 minute workout provides the flexibility, strength and movement that enable the viewer to discover their own personal perfection from the inside out.  It is a feel good and challenging workout that if done 30 minutes a day, 3 times a week will strengthen the body at its core, improve how one feels, and provide the desired body results.  Risa's gentle instruction connects with the viewer and speaks to the body.  The moves are precisely demonstrated and easily explained.

Pilates, by definition, is a gentle workout that is meant to be done with grace and precision.  It makes one feel like a dancer, look and feel great, and move in a body that is flexible, strong and toned.  Risa, who has been teaching Pilates for over 30 years, exemplifies just that.  Risa still does personal training and private classes in her Southern California studios.  She also certifies Pilates instructors in The Sheppard Method.  One of her long time celebrity clients is the talented Reba McIntyre. 

I have done both of the 30 minutes workouts two times each.  I consider myself to be more of a beginner when it comes to pilates.  But I am able to do the intermediate workout except for a few of the more advanced moves.  Risa has a very calm and easy to follow teaching style.  I like her work.  This is the first time I have done any of her DVDs but I have quickly become a fan. 

Risa Sheppard is a Los Angeles native.  She is a graduate of UCLA and has extensive training in Neuropsychiatry and creative movement.  She began her Pilates training in the 1970s under the legendary Pilates master, Ron Fletcher, who studied under Joseph Pilates.  She has also worked with classic masters jack LaLanne and Richard Simmons.  Risa owns 2 Sheppard Method Pilates studios in Los Angeles in addition to her work at the studios, Risa gives seminars tin Pilates theory to fitness trainers and physical therapists nationwide. 

Leslie Sansone: 5 Mega Miles with Toning Band Review

This DVD includes 5 Mega Miles and you can use these miles in any combination that suits you and your goals.
 
Mile 1 : Classic Low Impact
Mile 2: Walk & Tone
Mile 3: Speed Intervals
Mile4: Strength Intervals
Mile 5: Ab Walk
 
I did the entire 5 mega miles the day after I got the DVD in the mail.  I really enjoyed the workout.  I like how each of the miles focuses on something different.  My favorite mile is mile 3 the speed intervals.  I also really enjoyed the last mile the ab walk.  It runs 93 minutes so you will need a lot of time if you plan on doing all five miles.  The walkers are smiling and energetic.  It's always a pleasure to take a walk with Leslie and her walkers.

The next time I popped in the DVD I only had time to do 3 of the miles.  I chose the first three.  I enjoyed the workout and worked up a sweat.  The classic low impact mile is just that classic Leslie Sansone walking at home.  She explains all the basics and the mile goes quick.  The next mile is Walk & Tone.  Using the toning band you walk and tone.  It is fun and challenging.  I like the third mile the most with the boosted walking as Leslie calls it.  Boosted walking is more like jogging in place.  

I plan on doing the whole 5 mega miles again the next time I have enough time for that long of a workout.  I love Leslie and I love this DVD.
 
 
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Thursday, September 12, 2013

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Publix Fresh Savings Event & Giveaway Ends 09/20/13 at 7 PM EST

Publix is my favorite grocery store.  I shop there nearly every day.  Hurry in for the Fresh Savings Event going on now through September 12th.  During this event you can save on General Mills Cereals Cheerios® (14oz), Betty Crocker® SuperMoist Cake Mixes and/or Frostings, Old El Paso® Dinner Kits, Hellmann's Mayonnaise (22oz or larger), Diet Pepsi (2 liter), Lipton® Recipe Secrets® Onion, Aunt Jemima® Syrups (24oz) and Pancake Mix (2lb), Breyers® Products, Tostitos® Tortilla Chips (9oz or larger).

Here are some links that you may find helpful when you are planning your shopping trip.
 
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* Publix on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/publix


This giveaway is for a $25 Publix Gift Card.  Enter below for your chance to win.
  
Giveaway:   Enter for a chance to win a $25 Publix gift card from My Blog Spark.


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You can enter up to 5 times.  I will use random.org to select the winner once the giveaway is over at 7 PM on 9/20/13.  I will email the winners and they will have 72 hours to respond to my email with their mailing address or I will have to select another winner.  Thank you for reading and participating.

Disclosure - The information, products and General Mills gift pack were provided by Publix® through MyBlogSpark.


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Heather Deluna said... 99
I need to stock up on soups!
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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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Sunday, September 8, 2013

Chihuahua Too! Movie Review

Chihuahua Too really is the cutest movie we have seen in a while.

Animal movies are always a lot of fun.  We are dog lovers.  I love movies that have dogs talking and having human characteristics.  This DVD features a loyal, wise and cuddly golden retriever and a beautiful former actress chihuahua that happens to be a ghost.  Both of the dogs are likeable and fun to watch.  We found this movie to be humorous and heart warming.  It has some great life lessons to be learned as kids.   Both adults and children will be entertained by this movie.

Chihuahua Too
Too Much Doggone Fun

Release date 8/13/13

Synopsis: “When the Fasteners inherit an old family vacation home, they soon realize it’s being haunted by their ancestors’ famous movie star dog, Sophie. Homer, the Fastener’s golden retriever, befriends Sophie and discovers that she is just looking for a family to love. Now it’s up to Homer and the Fastener kids to convince their parents that Sophie really exists and keep them from selling the house and leaving Sophie alone forever. Will Sophie finally have a family again? Find out in this hilarious tail-wagging adventure featuring lessons about acceptance, cooperation and honesty.”

Saturday, September 7, 2013

Dream Body Cardio Series Review & Giveaway Ends 9/30/13 at 7 PM EST

Get Ready to Shock Your Body!

Fusion Fitness’ Dream Body workout DVDs were uniquely designed to SHOCK YOUR BODY by utilizing Fusion’s body changing combination of body resistance strength training, interval and circuit training, toning, barre disciplines, power yoga, cardio kickboxing, calisthenics, pilates and more. According to Fusion owner and creator, Darby Brender, “We have developed a system that will transform your body by elongating your muscles and decreasing body fat,” says Brender, ” We stay on top of the latest fitness trends and constantly incorporate new moves and training opportunities to keep your muscles guessing and increase results.”

If you read my blog you know that I did the Dream Body Series workouts for nearly 6 months and loved the results that I got from that.  Then I received this cardio series in the mail to review and had to ditch that one and start on this one.  I have been doing these workouts for the past month and I am hooked.  These are really challenging and effective workouts.  I love working out with Darby, Sadie, Brooke, Amy and Francie.  Each morning I look forward to my workout.  I know that I will shock my body.  I will sweat.  I will burn calories and get in better shape and feel great too.

Disc 1 / M.I.L.F. (Max Interval Laced with Fusion) with Darby
Not your mama’s workout… this workout will have you looking like you’re 20 again! Start off with 30 minutes of max cardio intervals which increase in intensity while decreasing in time. This method is extremely effective. The intervals repeat 3 times, allowing you to perfect the moves. The last 30 minutes wrap up with isolated toning exercises focused on your buns, arms, and abs. (55 minutes)

Disc 2 / inTENse with Sadie
We call this inTENse for a reason, get ready to get sweaty in this total body workout.  inTENse is broken into six, ten-minute segments alternating between cardio, arms, and abs. The separation allows complete burnout in each muscle area. This is one inTENse hour of shocking your body! (60 minutes)


Disc 3 / FUSION 50 with Brooke
No excuses to skip your workout with this option! Knock out your cardio and toning in less than an hour—we make every minute of this workout count with a challenging fat-burning cardio sequence followed by 15 minutes of burnout in your buns, arms, and hamstrings. (50 minutes)


Disc 4 / BATA BARRE with Francie
You don’t have to be a ballerina to look like one! Bata Barre combines two favorites— 30 minutes of cardio tabatas and 30 minutes of barre for the lengthened strength of a dancer. Get your cardio fix with powerful sets of tabatas, and then get ready to shake as you define your legs and booty. You’ll wonder where your new body was hiding all this time after spending an hour at this barre! (60 minutes)


Disc 5 / BIKINI BOOTCAMP with Amy
Cardio and abs to the max! This Bikini Bootcamp puts a twist on traditional kickboxing by adding a resistance band for an extra challenge—your arms and core will be on fire throughout the hour while keeping your heart-rate up for serious calorie burn. Conclude with specific ab exercises, and then get ready to strut your sexy self. (60 minutes)


See their Shop to buy the Original Dream Body DVD, Dream Body DVD Series or the latest Dream Body Cardio Series!

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Tara Carlson said... 37
I'd like to try the Dream Body DVD Series (and get the Booty Bag, too!)

Suzanne Bowen Fitness Tighten, Tone and Torch DVD Review & Giveaway Ends 10/02/13 at 7 PM EST

Who doesn't want to burn fat, and tighten up all over?  The hard part is finding a workout that is challenging but  do-able, affordable, quick enough to fit into a hectic day and motivating fitness expert Suzanne Bowen's newest DVD, "Tighten, Tone and Torch", hits all those buttons and more.  It's a barre workout without a barre; a cardio workout that never feels punishing.  It pushes each muscle group to failure.  That muscle shaking is Bowen's goal.  As she likes to say, "shake to change."  This DVD includes three 20-minute workouts plus a thorough full body stretch.  I have to say that her stretch is by far the best stretch I have ever done.  Using a chair to hold onto for stability I am able to stretch so much more than ever before.

This DVD is available now at suzannebowenfitness.com for $14.99.  Each purchase includes a complimentary one-month trial membership to Bowen's site for on-demand streaming barre, mat and interval workouts and workout plans.

Bowen's three 20-minute workout segments are meant to be enjoyed one at a time on busy days and all the way through when times allows.

Upper Body Sleek - arms and shoulder get chiseled from every angle.  I did this one first and really enjoyed it.  I like the shape that my shoulders and arms are getting from this workout.  I can see definition and feel the strength getting better each and every time I do this workout.

Lower Body Lean - hips on down are challenged with strength, balance and isometric work.  This one is challenging for me.  My thighs are strong but this one pushes them to the edge.  I love working these big muscle groups and getting leaner.

Cardio Torch - Cardio intervals including slow and controlled plyometric moves challenge the lower body while boosting metabolism.  A focused ab section goes right for the burn, no weighted are used here.  The ab section is simple yet effective.  The moves are easy to follow but you can feel them working right away.  The cardio isn't what I would call traditional cardio but it does get the heart rate up and the sweat dripping.  I really like this segment and I am not a fan of cardio.  This one works the booty and thighs big time too!

There's also a quick warm up and a head to toe 12-minute stretch segment that is delicious after any of these segments or even on its own.

Suzanne Bowen began her fitness career more than twelve years ago at New York City's legendary Lotte Berk Method studios where she was a to instructor.  Moving from New York to Nashville she opened her own studio where Karen Fairchild and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town were dedicated clients.  Her company Suzanne Bowen Fitness, SBF, helps people build a foundation from which they can become not perfect, but excellent, every day.  Under the SBF brand, Bowen has created BarreAmped, an internationally taught barre technique as well as Seren Motus, a mind-body alignment method.  Now living in the Florida panhandle with her husband and two children, Bowen is focused on helping others lead a more fit, healthy and purposeful lifestyle wherever they are through her DVDs and website.  Visit her at suzannebowenfitness.com, on Facebook at Suzanne Bowen Fitness and on Twitter @suzannecbowen.


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You can enter up to six times.  I will use random.org to select a winner after the giveaway ends 10/02/13 at 7 PM EST.  I will email the winner and they will have 72 hours to respond with their mailing information or I will have to select another winner.  Thank you for reading my blog and participating.


Disclosure:  I received a copy of the DVD to review free of charge, the opinions expressed are my own. 


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Liz said... 68
I'd love the 10 Minute Solution: Slim and Sculpt Pilates Video! liz(dot)woodworth(at)gmail(dot)com

Leslie Sansone's Walk it Off in 30 Days Review & Giveaway Ends 10/01/13 at 7 PM EST

Leslie Sansone's new "Walk it Off in 30 Days" DVD gives you a workout plan you can live with!  In just 30 minutes a day, six days a week, America's #1 Walking Expert Leslie Sansone can get you on a fitness path that will last a lifetime.  Walking is one of the easiest and most popular ways to get moving and stay in shape.  This new "Leslie Sansone: Walk It Off in 30 Days" DVD provides a 30 minute cardio walk and a 30 minute strength training session for a complete fitness plan.  Alternate between the Burn 30 workout and Firm 30 workout six days a week for one month and the results will speak for themselves.  The plan is simple and the moves are easy to follow.  This new DVD is available in stores and on Amazon now for the suggested retail price of $14.98.

Walking is one of the most beneficial forms of exercise for reducing disease and improving quality of life.  With Leslie Sansone, you can walk inside your home so weather is never an obstacle.  We live in the country so walking can be dangerous with speeding cars and stray dogs.  I just pop in the DVD and get my walk on in the comfort of my living room.  Every day is perfect for getting healthier and more fit.  Leslie knows that we don't all have a lot of space to workout in so she keeps it easy to perform the moves in a small space.  I love that this DVD contains two complete workouts, both cardio and strength so there is no guesswork.  Both workouts feature a large class and allow for the use of weights if desired.  Each workout has a warm up and a cool down stretch for maximum safety.  This program is designed to build lean muscle, drive the metabolism up and burn calories while having fun. 

For 25 years Leslie has taught people of all ages how to get fit, stay fit and feel better about life.  She has 70 million walk fans and counting.  What started as a few classes in her fitness center has grown into the #1 walking program in the world having sold over 15 million DVD's to date.

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Melissa B. said... 50
I would like to try 10 Minute Solutions: Dance Off Belly Fat.