I always assumed that I was going to be one of the lucky ones, never losing my hair, it slowly getting peppery with age, like my brother and grandfather. I mean you’re supposed to get your mom’s dad’s hair gene, right? Not so much in my case. I started losing my hair my freshman year of college. My roommate and I would do ab workouts on the floor in our dorm room. One Saturday when we were cleaning my roommate, who was sweeping, noticed a lot of hair on the ground. Dark, brown hair. My hair. And so, began my life of losing hair. It comes in spurts and the older I’ve gotten the shorter the periods between the hair loss have also gotten. I’ve tried changing my diet, using shampoos designed to help stop hair loss and improve hair growth, as well as taking vitamins. Nothing has made a real difference. So when my girlfriend bought me the Hair Growth, I used it because I basically was out of options. After about a month, my girlfriend noticed that my hair was coming in thicker. And after two, I could see noticeable results. It’s been a lifesaver because unlike me my brother aged all peppery and a full head of hair. Now I get to make fun of his pepper hair because I’ve got a full head of hair. The product is super easy to use and beats the alternative of having expensive surgery. It’s simple to use and the results come surprisingly fast. If you’re having trouble with hair loss, I’d try this product. 2-3 months and you can have your hair back! This product has research verified reviews that give you honest amazing true opinions and results!
With the holiday season upon us, many are starting to plan for their Christmas parties and many more, their New Year’s parties. Its standard to bring something, either food or drink, to such gatherings but after spending all one’s money on Christmas you may be looking to go thrifty when it comes to such events. One of my favorite drink recipes from my college years was Blue Hawaiians. And the best part is you can make as little or as much as you want on a budget. Where most recipes call for specific liquors and mixes, the only constant in the Blue Hawaiian is the base ingredients: Coconut Rum, Vodka, Pineapple juice and Blue Curacao.
How fancy and upbeat you want them to taste is up to you after that. When I hosted these types of parties I would take a sports water cooler and make a vat of Blue Hawaiian which would service about 15 people comfortably. Now forewarning: this alcohol content in these is extremely potent so be sure to warn people. Being on a college budget there’s no way I could afford the cream of the crop in ingredients so I would settle for the plastic bottle montage. My go to on a budget Coconut Rum was Admiral Nelson. It by far is one of my favorite budget liquors which mixes the best. Next, I would go with the vodka, usually White Wolf Vodka. Blue Curacao is easy enough and if you have a half a bottle lying around you won’t even need to buy any because that is plenty. Next, you’ll need the Pineapple juice. This is the one area where I don’t go cheaper. I really only buy Dole’s larger canned pineapple juice. The imitation brands just don’t have the flavor that Doles does. Finally, you get to mixing. Now the biggest reason why this mixed drink is so easy to make in the masses is that it requires little to no measuring. It’s 2 1.75L bottles of Coconut Rum, 1 bottle of 1.75L of Vodka, 2-3 cans of pineapple juice, and 4-second pour of blue curacao, all over the ice. Stir and taste. If it’s too sweet, add more vodka, if it’s too strong, add more pineapples juice, if it’s not sweet enough add more coconut rum. Done. Even if you’re not hosting the party you can make this and bring it as a trash can punch and everyone can enjoy. Plus, you’ll be the person who brought the party. If you’re going to a more controlled party and want to bring the higher brands, I would recommend Malibu Coconut rum and Svedka vodka and for the pineapple juice, look for the smaller individual cans. Blue Curacao really doesn’t change but if you want to buy a higher name brand you can. The portions change just slightly: 3 oz of coconut rum, 2 oz of vodka, 1 can of pineapple juice, and a splash of blue curacao. Stir and enjoy. Happy Holidays and drink responsibly.
Check out my Glasstic Water Bottle in the image above.
Being into fitness and doing things such as yoga and going to the gym, I always have a water bottle on me. I love putting bits of fruit or lemon and limes in the water to add a little flavor and the best results come in my glass bottles which stay colder longer and don’t give that nasty metallic taste back. But unfortunately, I couldn’t take my favorite water bottles to the yoga studios or the gym because they have a no glass rule. And although I don’t mind drinking from a normal plastic bottle, it’s just not the same. Then I found the Glasstic water bottle and the game changed. It’s actually approved by most yoga studios because of its shatterproof technology. Its shatterproof technology which keeps any glass from breaking out makes it the perfect bottle for places that have a “no glass” policy. Even more important is it’s easy to close and lock top for the kids to use. With not having to worry about it breaking I can let them keep the bottle with them on the couch, in bed, or in the backyard without having to worry and you can’t put a price on peace of mind. Clean up for the Glasstic water bottle is also super easy. Busy moms know its super hard to find the time to clean a sippy cup and make sure it’s thoroughly clean and most are not dishwashable. The Glasstic water bottle though is and super simple to just separate the pieces and put in the dishwater saving precious time. The neatest part though is the ability to customize your own Glasstic water bottle. You can take your favorite prints from the ones provided or design your own and make it all your own. The kids have to have each their own and when one wants what the other has, changing them out is easy enough. Not having to worry about my kids breaking glass around the house or outside, and being able to enjoy my favorite refreshing beverages after a workout has really changed the game around my house. I would highly recommend this to anyone who is on the move with kids or anyone who likes to make their own drinks and hates the metallic or plastic taste that comes with the traditional bottles.
My family and I are constantly traveling and seeing new places. While traveling we like to be prepared and that is why I love the Surviveware Small First Aid Kit. When someone in my family or someone we are traveling with scrap their knee, has a nosebleed or scratches there arm I know I can rely on this Small First Aid Kit. When I discovered the Surviveware Small First Aid Kit and discovered how convenient it would be to use camping I knew Hiking Gurus was the place to search for when trying to find the perfect bag to put the first aid kit in when I went camping.
The Surviveware Small First Aid Kits comes in a small red zip-up square bag, on the back is two velcro straps so you can strap it securely on your belt, backpack, or where ever it needs to go. On the front of the bag is a small zipper that opens up to a little pouch on the front, which contains small plastic bags you can store “Personal Medicines”. Inside the main zipper starting far left is hypoallergenic tape to secure wounds. Under the tape is an adhesive dressing (band-aids) for minor wounds. To the right of that is a pouch for tweezers and splinter probes. Under that is a place for shears and safety pins. Under that is a CPR kit and a resuscitation kit. All the things I have named are only on ONE side of this kit, it has everything needed for any trip! Now on to the next side. It contains a triangular bandage emergency blanket, and under that is a wound closure (band-aids for bigger wounds). Next, we have cotton gauze swabs and eye pads. There also is a skin cleaning wipe for hygiene, and lastly, there is a pressure bandage for wounds, sprains and snake bites.
This little set has everything you will need for any camping, hiking, or just going to the park. It is priced at 34.95. Do not miss out on this great deal!
Three benefits of using Essential Oils from Essential Oils Lab
First, let’s discuss some background on essential oils. Essential oils have been used for over thousands of years, and through many cultures and beliefs for medical, health, and well-being purposes. Now let’s get to the juicy part about the benefits.
The first benefit is the cleaning effects of these oils. These oils can be used to clean countertops, burnt food from dirty pans helps to make bathtub scrubs. Not only can they make your house clean, but the scents that come along with using them are amazing.
The second benefit of this product is the ability to detox the air. When one of these oils are used with a humidifier it can “freshen” the air making it a little cleaner in an all-natural way. My family and I love to use Tea-Tree essential oils during the holidays because with the colder weather more people are susceptible to getting sick, therefore we like to have the extra purifying in the air. We also like to use lavender at night time because it calms the air getting used ready for night time.
The Third benefit of essential oils is the relaxing ability these oils have. During stressful times, like the holidays, a stressful day at work, stressful day at school or anything, these oils have always made me find a way to relax. I like to start a warm bath and apply these oils to the bath, not only do they help relax but also help moisturize the skin. The oils have helped me relax and I know they can help you!
You can find these essential oils in 1 oz, 4 oz, or 16 oz bottles starting at $14.99. My favourite oils are the lavender and the coconut oils.