Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Udderly Smooth Twitter Party 4/13/14


This Post is written as part of a continuing relationship I have with Udderly Smooth, though I might receive compensation in the form or product or money all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.

Due to Illness and life we have had to postpone a couple Twitter Chats. We have come to the conclusion that it's time to do something about that. 
We have decided to invite you all to hang out with us. This is one of our usual chats, not a formal Twitter Party. There will be fun prizes and perhaps a surprise or two. Check it out:

April 13th, 9 PM EST
Hashtag:  #UdderlySmooth

Prizes: 
9 winners will receive an Udderly Smooth gift basket: 


Grand Prize:
One lucky winner will receive a Pandora Bracelet with this cute little cow bead.
Please help get the word out by RTing:
"Join @UdderlySmooth and @mmc67 for a Twitter Party April 13th. 9PM EST. Great fun & prizes. 
RSVP here: 
http://www.theshakerofsalt.com/2014/04/udderly-smooth-twitter-party-41314.html"

RSVP:

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Coobie Seamless Bras

Coobie Seamless Bra

AD: Coobie Seamless Bras are ultra comfortable and versatile without sacrificing style. These affordable, stylish bras are seamless, one-size (comfortably fits 32A through 36D), available in 7+ styles and 50+ fashion colors and patterns. There is also a full size version fitting up to a size 42D. They are perfect for every day wear, yoga, pilates, new and nursing moms, sleep wear, and more! Coobie Seamless Bras also has a large following of mastectomy patients that love the soft comfort and pad pocket to insert a form. This line is truly a fit for all women!


Promotion: Save 25% on any order of $40 or more at www.shopcoobie.com
Promotion code: USFG25

Monday, March 31, 2014

Reaching Out Around The World



Disclaimer:
I am member of the Verizon Lifestyle Blogger program and am writing this post as part of the program. Though this post is part of the program all opinions expressed are my own.
The world wide web has opened the world to us. It has given us more chances then ever to make friends around the world. Some of my closest friends, as well as my bf live in other countries. I can stay in touch online but sometimes I want more then that. 
Recently Verizon Wireless started there More Everything Plan. Included in this plan is the international messaging at no additional charge. This allows me to reach out to my BF at anytime. I can send and receive text as well as share pictures and video messages with him. 
If Messaging is not enough you can add International Long Distance. With the long distance you can call from the U.S to anywhere in the world. Long Distance calling gives you two options, You can either pay a per minute rate or Pay just $5.00 a month to receive deeply discounted per minute rates with the international Long Distance Value Plan. 
Here is an example of what it costs for me to call and get a good night kiss from Portugal:
To find out more about this these plans and how they would best fit into your life you can go 
I have used both plans for the last month and have recommended them to anyone who has friends or family in other countries. Go check them out. 

5 Reasons Why You Need The Nokia Icon In Your Life

Nokia Lumia Icon

Disclaimer:
I am member of the Verizon Lifestyle Blogger program and am writing this post as part of the program. Though this post is part of the program all opinions expressed are my own. 

Recenty Verizon Wireless sent me the Nokia Lumia Icon window phone. If your one of the people who count on your phone to take pictures this just might be the phone for you. I am going to tell you a few things about the Icon that might make you realize it could just be the perfect phone for you. 

1:  This phone has a 20 megapixel PureView camera that takes clear, crisp pictures in both light and dark environments. It also takes a lower resolution picture at the same time. This way you have one for sharing online and one that is print ready resolution.  

2: The camera come with the app Creative Studio. This is a fun program that helps you add a bit of fun to your pictures. One of my favorite things to do is create a collage that I can then share with my friends.

3: Capture the perfect video on the Icon. The camera lets you zoom in and out with just one finger. The icon can zoom in up to three times. It also has Optical Image Stabilization which helps eliminate the whole shaky video experience. 

4. This camera will stand on it's side for easy stabilization. Tired of trying to watch shaky videos? Just set this phone on it's side and shoot away. It's made to balance this way.

5: The 5 Inch HD screen lets you see even in direct sunlight. Not only do you not have to worry about glare on the screen neither do those around you because it has a virtual 180 degree Viewing angle. 

These are just a few of the of the great features you will want to check out. If it sounds like the phone for you head on over to the Verizon Wireless and find the plan for you. 

Friday, January 31, 2014

My Top 5 Fitness Apps

The Jawbone Up
Disclaimer:
This post is written as part of my involvement in the Verizon Wireless Bloggers. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own and in no way persuaded by my involvement in the program.   

I am not sure how many years I have made the New Year's Resolution to loose weight. This year I decided that instead I will resolve to get healthy.  It has been a long time since I would consider myself healthy so I decided to try to find some help. I turned to the same place I turn to for everything, my phone. There is a crazy amount of apps for getting healthy and you can get lost looking. This is why I decided to share my top 5 below. 

1: Educate yourself with Fooducate
What it does:
"Lose weight, track your progress, and eat REAL food. The ONLY APP that looks beyond the calorie and helps you eat healthy and tasty. Scan a product barcode to see what’s really in your food. Fooducate will also show you healthier alternatives!"

2: For a healthy heart download Cardiograph
What it does:
"Cardiograph is an application which measures your heart rate. You can save your results for future reference and keep track of multiple people with individual profiles.
Cardiograph uses your device's built-in camera to take pictures of your fingertip and calculate your heart's rhythm - the same approach used by professional medical equipment!"

3: A must have app for a healthier you HealthTap
What it does:
"HealthTap gives you answers and tips from 50,000 U.S. doctors. No waiting room. Free!"

4: To track my exercise I installed Garmin FIt.
What it does:
"See your current walking, running or cycling stats at a glance or review them later thanks to automatic uploading to Garmin Connect. It even allows you to select the perfect soundtrack for your workout."

and lastly, 5:  Moves is the perfect app in today's moving world. 
What it does:
"Moves automatically tracks your everyday life and exercise. Just carry your phone in your pocket or bag.
• Automatic Tracking: Records daily walking, cycling and running. 
• Places: Recognizes places in your daily life. 
• Storyline: Visualizes your day in an easy-to-read timeline. 
• Routes on map: See the paths you took. 
• Pedometer: Counts your steps, so you can set simple goals."

If you resolved to get healthy also you may want to head to the Verizon Wireless Website and check out the Jawbone Up. This thing is crazy cool. 




The Shaker of Salt: My Top 5 Apps for Getting Organized

The Shaker of Salt: My Top 5 Apps for Getting Organized: Disclaimer: This post is written as part of my involvement in the Verizon Wireless Bloggers. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my ...

My Top 5 Apps for Getting Organized

Disclaimer:
This post is written as part of my involvement in the Verizon Wireless Bloggers. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own and in no way persuaded by my involvement in the program.   

One of my New Year's Resolutions was to become more organized.  Anyone that knows me knows this would be quite a feat. I am always forgetting where I am suppose to be and when I should be there. I can never find anything. I go crazy trying to remember just what it was I went to the store for. 
 I wasn't sure how I was going to do this so I decided to rely on the my phone to help me out. I know there is an app for everything and went in search of the perfect ones for me. Here is the top 5 I have found to help me out. 

1: First off in order to use the apps I need to know where my phone is. Seems I am always in search of it. I found the app Where's My Droid to help me out with this. 
What it does:
"Where's My Droid can turn the ringer volume up and make your phone ring. The app can also get the GPS coordinates with a link to Google maps if you're not near enough to your phone to hear the ringer. You have the freedom to track your phone from anywhere with a text messaged attention word."

2: For those trips to the store and more I downloaded Remember The Milk.
What it does: 
"Take your to-do list anywhere with this feature-packed app; never forget the milk (or anything else) again. Remember The Milk (RTM) for Android connects with the popular online service of the same name. With millions of users worldwide, Remember The Milk is everywhere you are: from your phone, to the web, to your Google apps, and more."

3:  Sunrise Calender for Icloud and Google Calender  is by far the best calender I have found to get me where I need to be. 
What it does: 
It works with Google Calendar and iCloud to present all of your calendar content in am more functional package the what either offers alone.

4: I am the queen of sticky notes. I have them everywhere, except where I need them. With Evernote I have them all right where I need them. 
What it does:
"Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go."

5: I now know where to look for the best deals on the products I need by using Favado
What it does:
"Quickly search and find out which local store has the lowest prices for the items you buy each week. Or, rest assured knowing that you got the best deal on that last minute ingredient you had to pick up for dinner or impromptu gathering." 
If you have an app you find helpful please leave a comment. I can use all the help I can get. If your looking for the perfect phone to add these apps to check out Verizon Wireless.








Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Verizon Wireless: Living on the Edge

The Verizon Edge Program


Disclaimer:
 I am writing this post as part of the Verizon Wireless Lifestyle Bloggers program. Being part of the program does not in anyway influence this post in anyway. All thoughts and opinions are my own.


My daughter's phone contract Finally was up on her phone. She has been locked into it for two years and was so ready to be done with it. The one thing she hated about the contract is the fact that she had to wait to upgrade her phone. As you know young adults really like to have the newest and latest of everything. The phone seems to be a status symbol for them. With phone companies upgrading their phones every few months its hard to keep up if your locked in.
I introduced her to the Verizon Wireless Edge Program. The Edge Program is simple. With it you pay for your phone over 24 months. When you order the phone you only need to pay for the first monthly installment. After 6 months, and if you have paid off at least 50% of your phone, you can upgrade to a newer one with out any upgraded fees.  The only thing Verizon asks of you is to make sure you are returning the phone in good working condition with no damage. 
The following conditions must be met for you to enter into the Edge Program: 
You must pass a credit check.
You have to have 6 months of good payment history
Be Eligible for an upgrade
Not be on a Verizon Prepaid account.

The Edge Program is not for everyone, but if you are one who is ready for a change frequently, it just may be for you.