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Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Tropical Traditions Giveaway ended with 164 valid entries! WOW! Thanks to everyone who entered! If you didn't win I will be hosting another giveaway starting November 8th! So be sure and come back to check it out! ;-)
Now a congratulations to the winner! Who is comment #62:
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Monday, October 24, 2011
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Thursday, October 13, 2011
That's right we are pregnant!! :-) We actually found out that we were expecting on our anniversary!
I have this thing for taking pregnancy tests (even if I don't think I'm pregnant). LOTS of pregnancy tests! :D Anyway I had decided the night before our anniversary that I would take a test in the morning. I really didn't think I was pregnant, but I thought that it would be fun to find out on our anniversary 'if' we were! So nonchalantly I went and took a test the next morning. We were trying to sleep in that morning, but ended up getting up early because our daughter woke us up. She was a bit fussy and cranky. Which in turn made my husband a little bit grumpy (as he was trying to sleep still). After I took the test I washed my face and freshened up a bit (I hate to watch the pregnancy test turn 'negative'). Then I glanced at the test... my thoughts went something like this 'WHAT, really!! Praise the Lord!! Dear Lord please protect this small one!' I was ecstatic! Simply bursting at the seams! I just couldn't wait to tell my husband! So I walked er skipped back in our bedroom, picked up our daughter, leaned over my sleepy husband (who was still trying to sleep, hehe), and whispered 'our family of 3 is about to become a family of 4!' He turned and looked at me with a now extremely happy smile saying 'REALLY?'!!! :-) And thus it begins! :D
Monday, October 10, 2011
I love coconut oil! So I was pretty excited when I got to try out Tropical Traditions handmade virgin coconut oil! When I first opened the package I wanted to taste it right away! So what did I do? I spooned out a small spoonful to see if it tasted any different then the other coconut oil I was used to! I was surprised to find that it tasted fresher! Probably due to the fact that they make it within 24 hours of actually picking the coconuts! I had my husband and sister taste it too! My husband had never tasted coconut oil before and he seamed to like it. Whereas my sister loves coconut oil (I think it must be the only oil she uses) and she loved it! She too said that it tasted fresher! :-)
When I tried it while cooking it gives a very nice coconut aroma in the kitchen! I thought that the food would end up tasting a bit like coconut, but to my surprise I didn't taste any coconut in it at all! My husband didn't taste any coconut in it either. I am very excited to try it in more of my cooking!
You can visit the Tropical Traditions Website for more information on health benefits and to see what other products they carry!
They also have a bunch of fun recipes using coconut oil! Click this link to check it out!
I also really enjoyed watching this video on how they discovered virgin coconut oil! I always get excited when I know that people pick the best possible fruit or vegetable and then they use it right away! :-)
Buy it! You can purchase your own coconut oil from Tropical Traditions here !
Win it! Tropical Traditions has graciously offered to giveaway one (1) quart of coconut oil to one of Mama's Sew Sweet Baby's readers! :-)
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Giveaway will end 10-24-11. Giveaway open to Canada and USA. Winner will be chosen by Random.org! Winner will be announced here on my blog and also sent an e-mail to which the winner will have 48 hours to respond or I will chose another winner.