Cygnett iPad Case Review and Giveaway!

This was the MOTHER of all Mother’s Days. My fantastic hubby surprised me with the New iPad! Of course, I was petrified that one of my children was going to immediately scratch, crack or dent my precious new “best friend”. I immediately thought of Cygnett for a new case. You may have seen our recent review and giveaway of their fantastic iPhone cases. The fabulous folks at Cygnett generously sent us the Glam and Alumni case for both myself and Mama Bargains to review and compare. I tried out the Glam case in Red. Mama tried out the Alumni in Pink: Glam for The Newe iPad ($59.99)

The travel-friendly high-gloss Glam folio case protects your iPad from drops and scratches with eye-catching style. Opening or closing the case automatically activates the sleep/wake function, while concealed magnets keep the case securely closed when your iPad is not in use.

  • High-Gloss Finish
  • Magnetic closure
  • Multi view stand
  • Sleep/wake function

My Experience with the Glam case:

I slipped my shiny new iPad into this case and immediately breathed a sigh of relief! I felt like my device was extremely well protected (and looked shiny and cute!) The iPad slips into the front cover and a velcro flap keeps it securely in place. I can still see the white edge around the front of my iPad, which I like. The front cover works as a stand and has 3 different viewing positions. This function works great and is perfect for watching videos or doing Face Time. When I want to hold my iPad I just fold the cover behind and Voila I’m ready to go! My favorite feature is the magnetic closure with sleep/wake feature. Before I received my case I was constantly turning my iPad on and off. Now I simply open the cover and my iPad automatically wakes up. How cool is that! The outside of the Glam case is a beautiful bright Red that is gorgeous and shiny. Even my husband approves! This is a GREAT case, and far superior to other cases I have seen. The Cygnett Glam is rated as one of the top cases for the iPad by cnet.com and for good reason! I’m loving the Glam iPad case!

Alumni for The New iPad and iPad 2 ($49.99)

The Alumni is covered with classic hard-wearing canvas fabric that protects the new iPad from wear and tear. Opening or closing the case automatically activates the sleep/wake function, while concealed magnets keep the case securely closed when the new iPad is not in use.

  • Folio style
  • Magnetic closure
  • Sleep/wake function

FEATURES & SPECS

  • Created with fashionable and practical canvas fabric to protect your new iPad from drops & scratches
  • Opening or closing the case automatically activates the wake/sleep function of the new iPad
  • Concealed magnets keep the case securely closed when your new ipad is not in use

My Experience with the Alumni case for iPad: This case is different than the Glam but I feel that it provides the same amount of protection. Unfortunately my iPad has taken a couple of tumbles already, but has survived the falls unscathed in this case!! The iPad inserts into the front cover and is fastened with the same velcro closure as the Glam case. I haven’t had any problems with my iPad slipping. Once inserted into this case it is very secure. I love the canvas fabric on this cover. It is very durable and withstands scratches and drop without showing any marks at all! As with the Glam case, the Alumni has a magnetic closure that activates the sleep/wake cycle. This feature works flawlessly! The Alumni has a folio pocket in the front cover instead of a stand. This is great, especially for those of us who are constantly making lists and hoarding little scraps of paper! The Alumni is a great case, at a great price point!     One of our Lucky Readers will win their own Alumni case in Blue for the New iPad/iPad 2!!!!!!!

 

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TurboFire Cardio Program Week 4

turbofire high intensity cardio program from beachbodySo, I have to say I am kind of proud of myself.  I have stuck with the program for 4 weeks and lost 5lbs so far.  I am feeling stronger and more confident.  Not really confident enough to show pictures of my progress but I said I would so they will be in this post.  The program continues to challenge me and the schedule changes up enough to keep it fun and interesting.  Chalene, the instructor, is very motivational and often says “Guess what??, You are not tired!”  Well, sometimes I am but she pushes me to keep going.  She also reminds me that I have to put aside some time everyday to do something for myself.  It is not always easy between work, housework, karate, soccer, and family time but it is so important.  I have stuck to the 6 day a week schedule and I enjoy my rest day but I am always anxious to get back to it.  I decided that this is the time in life to get the extra weight off and after this my goal will be to keep it off.

The music is each workout is really fun and I find myself humming some of the tunes when I am not working out.  Turbo45 remains my favorite workout but, there are none that I dread! So at this point I am really just rambling and putting off showing the progress pictures.  The first picture was on day one, the second from the end of week two and the last from the end of week four.

turbofire progress week 4  It is hard to tell but my stomach is less “bloated”, my legs are more toned and from the side my face looks thinner.  So, seeing some progress is very encouraging for the rest of the program.

The next post will be about weeks 5 and 6 and how I managed while on a week long vacation to Virginia Beach.  What are your eating and exercise expectations while on vacation?  Mine is to just not gain any weight.

 

Gloves Off eco-friendly Multi-Purpose Cleaner

gloves off eco friendly cleanerI love trying new cleaning products and eco-friendly, non-toxic, sustainable is right up my alley.  Gloves Off® Tough Stain Remover is a revolutionary cleaning solution that removes the greasiest and toughest stains and spills with no harmful chemicals.
Rather than relying on corrosive chemicals, Gloves Off uses Dynamic Surface Tension Technology™ to penetrate deep into sticky messes to help lift and remove even the most difficult stains.

Gloves Off is safe for use on almost any hard and fabric
surface including wood, baseboards, laminated surfaces,
flooring, hard plastics, rubber, metal, glass, masonry, brick,
tile, grout, fiberglass, clothing, upholstery and carpet.
Removes stains such as:
Dry latex paint, pet stains, oven grime, soap scum, pen, crayon, marker, food & wine spills, chewing gum, adhesive, glue, grease, tar & oil stains, make-up, and many more.

So, I put Gloves Off to task on some adhesives.  I recently bought some photo frames and as you all know they always put the price tag on the glass.  I sprayed Gloves Off on the tag and let it sit for about 10 seconds.  After that the price tag peeled right off.  We also have had a sticker from the dentist on the back of our toilet for weeks.  Other cleaners just made a mess while Gloves Off made it easy to remove the sticker with a paper towel.  I have also been using it in the shower to keep soap scum at bay.  Gloves Off has a mild, pleasant smell and I don’ mind using it around my son or our pets.

Gloves Off is made from  Water, coconut based surfactant, propylene glycolpropyl ether, chelating agent, baking soda, washing soda, potassium silicate and potassium hydrate.

The benefits of using Gloves Off are Safe for users and the environment
> Minimal odor and non-irritating on skin
> No harmful chemicals
Tough on stains and spills
> Features Accelerated Dynamic Surface Tension
to rapidly penetrate and lift all stains
> Removes the toughest, greasiest stains and spills
Cleaner Ingredients
> Naturally derived
> Readily biodegradable

Gloves Off can be found at Home Depot and they sell other solutions for other uses.  You can check out their full line of cleaners on their site, http://www.glovesoffclean.com/

 

A bottle of Gloves Off was provided to me to facilitate this review.  Opinions are my own.

Cygnett iPhone Cases: Review and #Giveaway !!

    Ok folks, I have finally joined the rest of humanity and gotten myself an iPhone. The iPhone 4s to be exact. I LOVE my new little gadget, but was extremely nervous about protecting it. I have heard from lots of people that it is quite easy to crack the screen. With 3 sets of little boy hands around here, I have to make sure to protect my valuables! I searched and searched the internet, but had a hard time finding a case that provided the protection I needed, without adding a ton of extra bulk AND it had to look cute. Luckily, I ran across Cygnett brand iphone cases. These cases have been highly rated by many sites and come in several different varieties. I was lucky enough to get the opportunity to try out both the Icon Art and the Apollo Hybrid series. While I absolutely ADORE both of these cases, they are quite different and offer completely different features. I find that it is really useful to have 2 different cases on hand. Not only can I change out my case when I get bored with it, but I can change the case to suit my needs (hey, a phone can be an accessory too!) Apollo Hybrid: GREAT iPhone 4/iPhone 4s case at the $29.99 price point.

“The futuristic Apollo fuses together an anti-scratch and fingerprint-proof surface with a grooved, shock-absorbent interior. It attaches securely to keep out dust and dirt, yet removes with ease. Raised side edges and screen protector ensure complete 360-degree protection.”

This case is Anti-scratch, Impact resistant and comes with a Screen Protector

FEATURES & SPECS

  • Dual-material case
  • Impact-resistant grooved silicone interior
  • Scratch-resistant exterior surface
  • Raised side edges protect the touchscreen

My Impressions: This case was really easy to slip on. The Apollo case feels really nice in my hand and not bulky at all. The outer material is scratch resistant and feels soft, not like hard plastic. The raised edge also protects my phone from falls. The volume control and the on/off switch buttons are covered as well, but do not hinder my ability to use them easily. This is a really great case the provides just the right amount of protections, without adding a lot of bulk. I think the white color looks really sharp with my white iPhone.

Icon Art: $39.99 and totally funky! Nobody else will have a case like this! Compatible with the iPhone 4/4s

“Wrap your iPhone in the wild, hypnotic, fantasy-scape of Scarygirl, by Nathan Jurevicius. Choose from 3 creative designs exclusive to Cygnett’s ICON Art Series. Finished in a silky smooth rubberised coating that’s soft to the touch, the slim-fit form of the cases accentuate the form of your iPhone.”

This case offers: + Screen Protector, Slim fit and a Soft feel

FEATURES & SPECS

  • Each illustration features vibrant colours and intricate details
  • Soft-feel coating makes the case feel silky smooth
  • Slim fit accentuates the form of your iPhone
  • Limited edition

My Impressions: I was first drawn to this case for the unique image on the front. I love how unique and colorful all of the images are! When I opened this case I couldn’t believe how soft and slim it was on my phone. It is really a pleasure to hold. In addition, the soft rubberized coating is durable and does a great job camouflaging dirt (although mine has stayed remarkably clean so far). This case is great for someone who is looking for a secondary case, or for someone who does not need a high level of protection. It does not have protective button covers or a raised edge around the screen, but does protect the back of your phone nicely and is super slim fitting, not to mention CUTE!

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Otterbox Defender for iPhone #Giveaway

Last month I joined the ranks of people who have an iPhone.  My first thought was that I needed to get  a protective case to protect my investment and I turned to Otterbox for their  Defender case. 

My case arrived just in time for my Florida trip!  I put it on and promptly dropped it on the floor.  It never fails, my clumsiness.  Not a nick, scratch mor dent on my phone (or the case).

The Otterbox Defender offers 3 layer protection that happens to also come in three separate pieces.  Does it look confusing?  I was a bit confused at first.  But it’s really quite easy to get this case on, and worth protecting your investment.

You slip the front of the case onto  your phone…

Then slip the back into place.

See?  That’s not so hard.  You can see it snaps together quite nicely, but also leaves lots of space for all of the things you may need to plug into your phone like headphones, chargers, etc.

2 layers, done.  Please ignore the messy face, my assistant this morning happens to be a 2 year old.  I decided a happy kid is better than perfect photos.  And you can still see the case working wonderfully.

Next comes the silicone cover.  Slide the top of your phone into the top of the case, and then…

You kind of have to stretch it to fit over the bottom (or top, as this picture shows).  Once you do that, you need to get all of the little tabs inserted into their corresponding wholes.  Easy, peasy.

Now your phone is protected, in style- although I supposed some people aren’t as in love with all things pink like me but that’s ok because there are lots of color options to make you happy. The touch screen is in no way diminished by having the protective case, and I’m confident my phone won’t break any of the 4 times per day it gets dropped.  I love my Otterbox Defender!

Compatibility:

  • 8GB and 16GB iPhone 3G
  • 8GB, 16GB and 32GB iPhone 3GS

Features:

  • Three layers of protection
  • Complete interaction of the device’s functions
  • Ratcheting belt clip holster included

Material:

  • Clear protective membrane on touch screen
  • High-quality polycarbonate shell
  • Durable silicone skin

Environmental Protection:

Case provides added protection against bump, shock, drop and dust intrusion. Case is NOT protective against water.

One reader will win an Otterbox case for their cellphone! (Winner’s choice, based on availability)

 

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Stop & Shop and Produce for Kids® Partner to Help Connecticut Children

Produce for Kids® is launching its annual Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign with 16 major supermarket chains across the country, including Connecticut Stop & Shop stores, to help raise money for local children’s cancer research.

Launched May 4, 2012, shoppers like us can support local children’s cancer research programs and get healthy at the same time.  Thanks to the annual Get Healthy, Give Hope campaign hosted by Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, LLC and Produce for Kids, the more produce shoppers add to their shopping lists the more hope they can give to local children.

I love that so many supermarkets and corporations are standing up and paying attention to supporting charitable endeavours and promoting healthy living!  I think its great too that the program works with how much produce we purchase and not counting on us to make a separate purchase.

Celebrating a milestone 10th birthday in 2012, Produce for Kids is excited to kick off this year’s campaign with a new partnership with Sprout® and LazyTownTM. During the campaign, which will run through May 31st, Stop & Shop will offer shoppers collectible Produce for Kids’ Ideal MealsTM – quick and easy healthy meal ideas, which are free and can be found in displays featuring LazyTown characters from the popular, health-focused, children’s series airing exclusively in the U.S. on 24-hour preschool television channel, Sprout.

Ideal Meals offer shoppers chef-created/nutritionist-approved easy solutions for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Featuring fresh fruits and vegetables as the main ingredients, Ideal Meals are great for busy families who crave fast meal options that don’t require stopping at the local drive-thru.

Below are some delicious and healthful summer-inspired Ideal Meals perfect for Memorial Day weekend and any upcoming picnics or BBQs you may be attending:

One thing I really like about these recipes is that they are healthy options- but also things we can do WITH our kids to help teach them healthy cooking practices, and instill healthy eating habits from an early age.  We do grow many vegetables in our garden but they won’t be ready for a while- it’s going to be fun trying all of these in the next few weeks!

Serves 4

Preparation Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients:

·   1 lb. ground turkey

·   1 cup panko breadcrumbs

·   1 egg

·   1 Tbsp. fresh basil, (or ⅓ Tbsp. dried) chopped fine

·   1 cup mushrooms, washed/dried, sliced

·   ½ medium sweet onion, sliced

·   2 Tbsp. butter

·   4 slices, deli style mozzarella cheese (¾ oz. each)

·   1 large tomato, sliced

·   4 whole grain burger buns

 

Directions:

1. In large bowl, mix breadcrumbs, egg, basil, and salt. Once mixed, add ground turkey and mix well. Make patties about the size of the bun.
2. In frying pan, on medium/high heat add butter, mushrooms and onions and cook about 10 minutes until tender and brown. Turn heat to low and keep warm.
3. Pan-fry or grill, on medium heat, burgers until firm (about 4-5 minutes a side).
4. Assemble bun with burger, cheese, tomato and onion/mushroom mixture.

Serves 4

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

·   1 apple, cored, sliced

·   4 rainbow peppers, seeded, sliced

·   ½ mango, skinned, diced

·   ½ fresh lemon, juiced

·   2 Tbsp. olive oil

Directions:

1. Thoroughly toss apples, peppers, mango, lemon juice and olive oil in a bowl.
2. Season with salt and pepper, as desired.

Nutrition Information:

Turkey Burgers & Rainbow Salad Calories 689; Fat ; Protein ; Carbohydrate ; Fiber 14g; Cholesterol 154mg; Sodium 606mg; Calcium 34%DV; Vitamin A 41%DV; Vitamin C 160%DV; Iron 25%DV

 

 

Serves 4

Preparation Time: 30 Minutes

Ingredients:

·   8 oz. uncooked pasta (whole wheat or multi-grain)

·   1 medium sweet onion, peeled, chopped

·   2 Tbsp. unsalted butter

·   2 cups fresh spinach, chopped

·   2 cups mushrooms, washed/dried, chopped

·   ½ cup kalamata olives, sliced

·   1 tsp. olive oil

·   Salt, as needed

 

Directions:

1. Preheat Heat oven to 400° F.
2. Cover cookie sheet pan with parchment paper or use a non-stick pan and lay onion pieces and mushrooms on pan. Season very lightly with salt and pepper. Roast in oven for 15 minutes. Remove from oven, set aside until easy to handle.
3. While vegetables are roasting, cook pasta according to package directions. Once cooked, drain and toss with tsp. olive or vegetable oil and set aside.
4. In large frying pan, melt butter on medium high heat, add roasted onions and mushrooms. Stir for 2 minutes. Turn heat to medium, add spinach and sliced olives and cook 2 minutes. Add pasta, stir and season with salt as needed. Turn off heat and cover if needed to keep warm.

Serves 4

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

·   1 bag of packaged salad

·   1 apple, cored, sliced

·   4 Tbsp. red wine vinaigrette

 

Directions:

1. In a bowl, add packaged salad and sliced apples.
2. Drizzle with vinaigrette.

Nutrition Information:

Garden Vegetable Pasta & Fresh Salad Calories 501; Fat ; Protein ; Carbohydrate ; Fiber 6g; Cholesterol 33mg; Sodium 545mg; Calcium 34%DV; Vitamin A 46%DV; Vitamin C 86%DV; Iron 19%DV

 

 

Serves 4

Preparation Time: 12 minutes

Ingredients:

·   4 (6-inch) bamboo skewers

·   1 premade pound cake

·   8 strawberries, whole, leaves hulled

·   8 raspberries, whole

·   1 cup pineapple, cored, chunked

·   4 Tbsp. chocolate syrup

Directions:

1. Cut pound cake into 4 1×3-inch rectangles and 8 1×1-inch squares.
2. Place 1 1×3-inch piece cake on plate, stick skewer in middle.
3. Add strawberry, raspberry, pineapple and 1×1-inch piece of cake to skewer.  Repeat with another strawberry, raspberry, pineapple and 1×1-inch piece of cake.
4. Drizzle with chocolate syrup.

Nutrition Information:

Chocolatey Fruit Tower Calories 354, Fat 2.5g, Protein 12g, Carbohydrate 52.1g, Fiber 2.4g, Cholesterol 9mg, Sodium 280mg, Calcium 348mg, Vitamin A 529 IU, Vitamin C 44.4mg, Iron 1.4mg

 

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SNUG Camisoles – Can something REALLY be “One Size Fits Most”? #Giveaway

snug camisoles, one size fits most, jessica simpsonOne size fits all.  Probably not.  One size fits most?  I will admit, I had my doubts.  Sure, Jessica Simpson can wear things while eleventy billion weeks pregnant that I won’t fit into um, ever…but SNUG Camisoles say that they are a one size fits most product line.  So I decided to try.

Guess what?

They are actually RIGHT ON.  One size may fit Jessica Simpson pregnant or not, but it also fits me, and I’m pretty um…well, probably the size JS is when pregnant. HA.  Or more.  I’m round.  Lumpy.  Plumpy.  I can wear what teeny celebs are wearing!  Go me!

one size fits most, camisole, undergarments

But really.  SNUG Camisole has struck gold, people.  They have created a flattering, comfortable camisole (and other style tops and bottoms) that fits just about anyone- AND it wears well- no rolling, no riding up, no more undergarments playing peekaboo when you bend down to pick up your kids’ snacks strewn across the floor. These camis are made to cover with their length and cover they do.   The camis are nice looking, they wear well, and they wash well.  I think they are a MUST have in at least 5 different colors for every woman’s wardrobe!   They are lightweight but not sheer.

One thing I love about the SNUG line is the diversity.  Want a little more coverage for a wider bra strap? Check out the bra-friendly tank.  They have cap sleeved tees, scoop neck tees, long sleeved, short sleeved, workout tops, leggings…all purported to fit sizes 0-22.  These tops are great- they give you modesty and coverage under those tops we love but are just a bit too sheer to wear without anything underneath- they add a layer of warmth…you can wear them throughout a pregnancy even!

One reader will win a SNUG Camisole in their choice of color and style .  

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Aquaphor Healing Ointment & Lip Repair for Dry Skin & Prize Pack #Giveaway

I have chapped lips in perpetuity.  (I’ve been wanting to use that phrase for a really long time, and look! I did it!)  It makes me crazy. I’m forever trying new lip products in hopes that THIS ONE will be the miracle worker.  None are.  It isn’t just my lips- most of my body has pretty normal/regular skin, but I have some areas where my skin is always dry and rough.  Every season change aggravates these areas and they get drier and itchier. We have used Aquaphor products since my oldest was a baby- we used it on dry skin, for massaging tired babies, diaper rashes…cheeks to protect from cold winter winds, lips…even for my mom’s nose when she had to start oxygen, to help soothe her sore, chapped skin.  I guess a lip product was a logical next step for the folks at Aquaphor.  I’m so glad they took that step and created Aquaphor Lip Repair!

Aquaphor offers great products to help you keep your skin soft and moisturized! Aquaphor’s  Healing Ointment, recommended by pediatricians and dermatologists,  can help to care for your dry, chapped or irritated skin needs. It helps to both  protect and heal your skin without fragrances, dyes or preservatives.

Aquaphor Lip Repair helps to seal in moisture and prevent dryness thanks to its formula including Shea butter, Vitamins C and E and soothing Chamomile essence.  I love how easily it comes out of the tube, and how evenly it applies.  It is a bit thicker than most lip balms I have tried but honestly, I need that.

One reader will win an Aquaphor Prize Pack including a Healing Ointment, Lip Repair and $50 Visa Gift Card!
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Barbar 1 1/2″ Tourmaline Barrel Curling Iron

When was the last time you bought a new curling iron? Well I bought mine in high school. Yes folks, that’s over 15 years ago. Admittedly I’m not very tough on curling irons. I only use them a few times a month, but I have been finding myself using them more and more often. Since I no longer have time to blow dry my hair in the morning (kids put such a damper of your style sometimes, don’t they?), I often just wash my hair at night. I find that a quick run through with the curling iron in the morning gives me some semblance of style.

I was THRILLED with the opportunity to try out the Barbar 1 1/2″ Tourmaline Barrel curling iron. This is one fancy curling iron, and I was clearly in desperate need of a new one.  Just look at how pretty it is too!  I was really expecting professional quality from such a well known brand, and wow did it deliver!  We have been so pleased with our previous reviews of Barbar products.  Check out our reviews of the Barbar Hairdryer and Clippers.

 

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The Barbar Tourmaline Curling Iron creates beautiful, lasting curls.  With four sizes to choose from, this curling iron covers any length!  Tourmaline is a healing crystal that blocks radiation.

  •                         AC 50/60 HZ                   
  •                         Swivel cord                   
  •                         Temperature control                   
  •                         110 Volts                   
  •                         Digital LED temperature display                   
  •                         392 F                   
  •                         Four Sizes: 3/4″, 1″, 1-1/2″, 1-1/4″                   
  •                         One year limited warranty

I chose the 1 1/2″ barrel because it seemed not too big and not too small.  It worked perfectly on my medium/long hair.  It creates long flowing curls that LAST!  I found that the iron heated up quickly and could reach a whopping 392 degrees.  The LED temperature display worked nicely and the 3 button control was super easy to use.  The tourmaline barrel glided through my hair without catching at all.  I really loved the results I was able to achieve within 5 minutes.  The curling iron is durable and powerful, with a nice swivel cord that won’t get twisted.  I did have to be careful when grabbing the end of the barrel while twisting my hair.  The insulated portion at the end seemed a little small.  Otherwise, I really loved the design features on this curling iron!

 

One of our Lucky Readers will win their own Barbar 1 1/2″ Curling Iron!!! ($135 value)

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Scala Collezione Brand Sunhat Review and Discount!

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Now that summer is quickly approaching it is time to start thinking about sun protection. I am a really pale girl. I mean REALLY pale. As such, I have to be super careful about protecting my skin from the sun. Not only do I burn easily, but I become super freckly.

I have learned to embrace the beauty of a summer hat.  Hats have really become popular lately, especially on the beach.  Not only are there some really cute styles available now, but a great hat is such an important part of your summer sun protection routine.

I tried out the Scala Collezione Tres Jolie (Ribbon Crusher) style sun hat.  Believe it or not this hat provides UPF 50+ protection and a 4 inch brim.  There is a cute bow detail on the outside that actually works as a functioning sizing tie, making this hat a truly one size fits all item.  The hat is lightweight and bounces back to it’s original shape even after being crushed into a beach bag.  This is the perfect hat for the beach, to take on vacation or for casual everyday wear.  I found that the style was so versatile.  I can wear it with shorts, to the beach or with a cute summer dress.  I love the color options too.  The Tres Jolie hat comes in the following colors:  Turquoise, Lime, Fuchsia, White, Natural, Tan and Black.

I just LOVE this hat!  The wide brim is great for keeping the sun off my face and the style is so cute and versatile.  This hat is great for any mom on the go.  I have smooshed, smashed and crammed this hat into any number of bags and it always comes out looking great!

 

The Ribbon Crusher (Tres Jolie) hat can be purchased here for $30.

 Our readers will get a 20% discount on this hat with code:  SunHatSave20.

Offer is good 5/10/12 through 6/30/12.  Not valid with other offers.

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