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Saturday, May 31, 2014

Wet Brush Prize Pack Giveaway

Wet Brush Giveaway
Welcome to the Wet Brush Prize Pack Giveaway!

Sponsored by: The Wet Brush

With its unique IntelliFlex™ bristles, the Wet Brush runs effortlessly through hair, detangling without pulling or tugging. There’s no pain, no tears–whether the hair is wet from the shower or dry; curly or straight; thick or fine. Check out Queen of Savings' review of the Wet Brush here.



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ONE (1) lucky winner will receive a Wet Brush Prize Pack Including: Two Wet Brush Classics, Two Wet Brush Squirts, Two Wet Brush Pops and One Paddle (Valued at $56)! Contest is open to US only, 18+ (ends June 14th, 2014 at 12am EST). All entries unless otherwise noted are optional.  Please enter the giveaway form below.  Winners will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. Good luck!

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Disclosure: I received no compensation or products for this promotion. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of other consumers. "Jen's Blog of Random Thoughts" is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment. This giveaway is not affiliated with Facebook, Pinterest, or Twitter. 




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Friday, May 30, 2014

5 Steps To A Natural California Girl Glow

With summer just around the corner! And if you are hoping for that beautiful tan, here are 5 easy steps to achieve that head-to-toe California girl glow. From vibrant, bright skin to making your bikini wax last, these simple tips will help readers achieve that golden glow and sport a safe, healthy tan:


  • Step 1: Exfoliate for Smooth, Clear Skin: Brighten skin by removing dead cells. Exfoliating once a week will stimulate skin's circulation for a warm rosy glow, and also creates a smooth surface for self tanners or bronzers. Look for all-natural exfoliators and facial scrubs made with coffee, sugar, or sea salt as plastic microbeads can be harsh on skin and leave microscopic tears.
  • Step 2: Maximize Your Moisture: Hydrating skin after every shower (especially on ankles, knees and elbows) will ensure your sunless tan application isn't streaky. Slather on pH balanced moisturizer all over to ensure your self-tanner doesn't concentrate in drier areas. Sebamed Moisturizing Body Lotion is an ultra-light formula that absorbs quickly and completely for a fresh finish, so you won't feel sticky or weighed down. ($19.95, SebamedUSA.com)
  • Step 3: Sport a Healthy, Safe Tan: Avoid burnt, flaky skin! Lather on a sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or greater and Broad-Spectrum (UVA and UVB) protection, and opt for an all-natural self tanner that doesn't use chemical dyes, which are the cause of those dreadful orange streaks. jane iredale Tantasia Self Tanner & Bronzer builds a gradual tan within three days while also imparting an instant bronze glow on face and body. Apply first at your legs and work your way up to ensure you don't smudge, and let it dry for 3-5 minutes before getting dressed. ($36, janeiredale.com)
  • Step 4: Make Your Bikini Wax Last: Ditch the razor, which can cause red bumps and irritation. Instead, pop over to a waxing center that uses all-natural wax applied at room temperature. This will ensure not only an ouch-free wax, but a #flawless, fuzz-free glow. Uni K Wax Centers are solely dedicated to waxing, and offer clean, quick and professional services at affordable prices. Their all-natural elastic wax not only removes hair from the root for long-lasting hair removal, it also exfoliates and softens, leaving skin as smooth as silk. (UniKWax.com)
  • Step 5: Embrace The "no-makeup" Look: BB creams have become the beauty savior for dull, dry skin. In addition to hydrating and evening out skin tones, BB creams also treat the skin with antioxidants or other anti-aging ingredients, plus offer broad-spectrum SPF. Finish the look off with a dash of mascara and a warm bronzer for a natural, California girl flush.



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Sneak Peek of my Prints for Gallery Display

Some of you may have already seen it. Here's just a sneak peek of some of my work to be displayed in the gallery at a conference in June. I am so excited! I will keep everyone updated about how the event goes.



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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Photo of the Day: Barred Owl {#bird #photography}

The Barred Owl is a large typical owl native to North America. Best known as the Hoot Owl for its distinctive call, it goes by many other names, including Eight Hooter, Rain Owl, Wood Owl, and Striped Owl.  - Wikipedia



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Treat & Conceal Summer Skin Problems with a Lightweight, Multifunctional Concealer


Covering up blemishes can be quite the production – first a spot treatment and moisturizer, then a primer, followed by a concealer and foundation. No woman wants to layer on the products, especially in the heat.

The lightweight, multifunctional concealer, Miracle Skin Transformer Treat & Conceal features powerful hydration, treatment and protection benefits that work to evenly smooth skin and minimize the appearance pores, blemishes, pigmentation spots and fine lines. Designed for use on both the under eye and face, Treat & Conceal instantly improves skin tone, luminosity, and texture for a radiant, airbrushed look in seconds.


Treat & Conceal is available in four color mineral tinted shades to adapt to virtually all skin tones: light, medium, tan and dark.  Read my review here.

Key Benefits:
  • Correct: Helps visibly minimize the signs of aging on your face and keeps your skin smooth and glowing.
  • Cover: Transforms skin by covering dark circles, blemishes and fine lines around the eye area and face with its enhanced color minerals.
  • Protect: Soothes skin with White Rose and Chamomile extracts and other essential oils and agents.

WHERE TO BUY:  The Treat & Conceal is available for $36 and can be purchased online via www.ulta.comwww.nordstrom.com and www.miracleskintransformer.com

Disclosure:  I did not receive any products nor received compensation for this promotion. I was provided info and photos to share. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of other consumers.


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Treat & Conceal Summer Skin Problems with a Lightweight, Multifunctional Concealer


Covering up blemishes can be quite the production – first a spot treatment and moisturizer, then a primer, followed by a concealer and foundation. No woman wants to layer on the products, especially in the heat.

The lightweight, multifunctional concealer, Miracle Skin Transformer Treat & Conceal features powerful hydration, treatment and protection benefits that work to evenly smooth skin and minimize the appearance pores, blemishes, pigmentation spots and fine lines. Designed for use on both the under eye and face, Treat & Conceal instantly improves skin tone, luminosity, and texture for a radiant, airbrushed look in seconds.


Treat & Conceal is available in four color mineral tinted shades to adapt to virtually all skin tones: light, medium, tan and dark.  Read my review here.

Key Benefits:
  • Correct: Helps visibly minimize the signs of aging on your face and keeps your skin smooth and glowing.
  • Cover: Transforms skin by covering dark circles, blemishes and fine lines around the eye area and face with its enhanced color minerals.
  • Protect: Soothes skin with White Rose and Chamomile extracts and other essential oils and agents.

WHERE TO BUY:  The Treat & Conceal is available for $36 and can be purchased online via www.ulta.comwww.nordstrom.com and www.miracleskintransformer.com

Disclosure:  I did not receive any products nor received compensation for this promotion. I was provided info and photos to share. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of other consumers.


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Blogger Opp: P-Layin' w/ the Big Dogs Giveaway Event


 Blogger Opp:

P-Layin' w/ the Big Dogs Giveaway Event



Attention bloggers:  This is a free/paid blogger event hosted by A Lucky Ladybug. Sign-ups close 6/24. Click here for more info.

PARTICIPATION DETAILS

* Prize: Big Barker Dog Bed (ARV: $200-$400 Depending on Size of Bed)

* Event dates: June 27th - July 11th, 2014

* Eligibility: Contest is open to US & Canada


* IF you are a MEMBER of this group - the cost to participate in this event is $1 as a thank you. (1 Link included) w/  announcement post

* IF you are a SENIORITY MEMBER of this group - the cost to participate in this event is FREE as a thank you. (1 Link included).

* IF you are NOT a member of this group that's OK you can still participate- the cost to participate in this event is $2 per link w/ announcement post



* Agree to post the giveaway HTML on the date the event begins and promote at least 3x a week

* Please feel free to mention Jennie Yuen from "Jen's Blog of Random Thoughts" referred you! Thanks much!







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Best Kept Japanese Beauty Secrets


Japanese beauty regimens often consist of five or more steps morning and night so it’s no surprise that when it comes to skincare, Japanese women are ahead of the curve, launching a number of trends and products that have only recently taken off in the U.S.


Sublime Beauty Phytoceramides ($29.99)

For over a decade, Japanese women have been starting their anti-aging skincare regimens with natural, rice-based supplements containing ceramides, molecules found in the epidermis that maintain moisture and plumpness but diminish with age. Phytoceramides, plant based supplements of ceramides, only recently became FDA-regulated in the United States. They replenish the skin’s supply of ceramides, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles for more radiant, youthful skin. Sublime Beauty Phytoceramides are FDA-regulated and made in the USA. Available online via www.sublimebeautyshop.com.


Yu-Be Foaming Polish ($18)


For over 55 years, Yu-Be has been trusted by generations of Japanese families for all their moisturizing and skin care needs but it only recently began gaining popularity in the United States. The Yu-Be Foaming Polish combines fine grains of rice bran and walnut shell powder with bamboo and gentle cleansing agents to create a foamy scrub that washes away dry skin. Extracts of ginger root and ginseng tone and balance skin, while green tea, geranium oil and camphor provide a soothing, refreshing sensation. With a high level of glycerin, skin will retain moisture, making it softer and more supple. Available online via www.sephora.com.


Disclosure:  I did not receive any products nor received compensation for this promotion. I was provided info and photos to share. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of other consumers.


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SPF for Every Skin Type and Lifestyle

With summer right around the corner, it’s important to load up on the SPF. Finding the perfect formula for every skin combination and concern is equally important in order to ensure the best possible coverage. See below for a round-up of coverage for every skin type and lifestyle:

FOR OILY SKIN: JAN MARINI PHYSICAL PROTECTANT SPF 45
 
To shield skin from harmful rays, Jan Marini developed its Marini Physical Protectant SPF 45, with microscopic sponges to provide sustained oil control for a sheer, matte finish. This weightless, oil-free, paraben-free, water-resistant formulation combines multiple antioxidants with broad-spectrum UVA and UVB protection to prevent sun damage and help decrease the risk of skin cancer and premature aging, while soothing and calming UV distressed skin with green tea extract. The universal tint flatters all skin tones.




FOR SENSITIVE SKIN: EMERGINC’S SPF 30+ SUNSCREEN

emerginC’s spf 30+ contains all natural ingredients to protect and nourish skin, including vitamin C, which improves tone and texture by removing dead skin cells, ultimately diminishing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles that often result from sun exposure.  spf 30+ also uses the antioxidant power of vitamin E and green tea, as well as the soothing and hydrating effects of aloe vera, which also stimulates cell growth.  Other active ingredients in spf 30+ include sea buckthorn extract, licorice root, maritime pine bark extract, and panthenol. Also available in tinted spf 30+ for those wanting an even cover-up.


FOR ON-THE-GO PROTECTION: ADVENTURESS (YOUVEE’S) SUNSCREEN SWIPES

Individually wrapped with just the exact dosage, YouVee Sunscreen Swipes provide your skin with the protection it needs against UVA/UVB rays. Uniquely packaged in a sealed finger pocket, the fragrance and paraben free swipes are a necessity for reapplying SPF with no greasy residue left on hands or fingers. Click here to read my review.




FOR FLAWLESS COVERAGE WITH A TOUCH OF SHIMMER: NEW MIRACLE SKIN TRANSFORMER SPOTLIGHT SPF 20

Beautiful, light illuminizing, pearlized pigments instantly add a radiant glow to any skin tone. This universal shade is infused with skin saving vitamins, antioxidants and natural actives to hydrate and nourish skin while also delivery anti-aging benefits.  Key ingredients include Ecophysalis, Saw Palmetto Extract, Passion Fruit Oil, CO Enzyme Q10, Vitamin K, Vitamin A and Vitamin E.

$48 / Available in March at ULTA stores nationwide and via www.ulta.com





FOR LIP PROTECTION: MIRACLE SKIN TRANSFORMER LIP REWIND SPF 20

Protect against damaging UV rays with broad spectrum sunscreen (SPF 20) while rose moss and powerful peptides combine to infuse lips with hyaluronic acid, to boost collagen and eliminate fine lines. Additionally, the blend of anti-oxidant rich butters condition, smooth, and create a breathable barrier to maintain maximum moisture. Available in five shades: Translucent, Pink, Coral, LOVE and BerryClick here to read my review.


 




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Recipes: Sandwiches and Wraps

A Page from the Kontos Cookbook:
Picnic Fixins: Great Sandwiches for Outdoor Gatherings

It's almost summer and a great time to gather ideas for picnic fixings. When a grill isn’t available, try these simple, good-for-you sandwiches that make the most of the season’s fresh produce. These sandwiches travel well, and your friends and family will love the mix of flavors while out enjoying the sunshine.

Treat your friends and family to these delicious sandwiches, made with multi-grain flatbread, Lavash Middle Eastern flatbread, or zesty South American-style flatbread

To make your sandwiches extra special, try a mix of breads. Featured in these recipes from Chef Demetrios Haralambatos, the executive chef at Kontos Foods (www.kontos.com), are multi-grain flatbread, Lavash bread (a bread popular in Armenia and Turkey) and zesty ‘Pan Plano’ Latin bread with roasted jalapeƱo, cilantro, onion and spices baked in.

Multi-Grain Roast Beef Sandwich


1 Kontos Multi-Grain Flatbread
4-5 slices of lean roast beef
3 slices Swiss cheese
3 fresh Romaine lettuce leaves
¼ thinly sliced red onion, tomato (optional)
Thousand Island dressing for drizzling

PREPARATION:
  1. Layer the roast beef and Swiss cheese on one slice of Kontos Multi-Grain Flatbread.
  2. Drizzle Thousand Island dressing on the beef and cheese
  3. Add red onion and Romaine lettuce
  4. Top with another piece of Multi-Grain Flatbread
  5. Wrap in foil for transport in a cooler. Pack a knife so you can cut in half before serving.

Hummus and Veggie Sandwich on Lavash Bread

1 Kontos Foods Lavash flatbread
4 tablespoons hummus
1 roasted pepper
2 oz. Feta cheese
1 large carrot, cut into ribbon strands with a vegetable peeler
½ small cucumber, thinly sliced
¼ red onion, thinly sliced
Spring mix (or try spinach or arugula if you prefer)
Pepper to taste

PREPARATION:
  1. Lay Lavash bread on a cutting board. Place 1 tablespoon in each of the four quadrants of the bread.
  2. Layer all ingredients on one side of the Lavash bread.
  3. Roll, jelly-roll fashion, the bread, starting on the side with all the fillings.
  4. Trim ends of bread, wrap tightly in foil for transport.

Pan Plano Chipotle with Bean and Corn Filling



1 Pan Plano Chipotle Flatbread
½ cup black beans
½ cup red beans
½ cup sweet canned corn
¼ cup finely chopped red onion
½ cup cubed red or green pepper
2 tbsp. chopped cilantro
1 tsp. minced garlic
2/3 cup olive oil
2 tbsp. each of red wine, apple cider and balsamic vinegar
3 oz. feta cheese, crumbled

PREPARATION:

  1. Cut the flatbread in half.
  2. Mix together the chopped vegetables, cilantro and garlic.
  3. Mix together olive oil and vinegars; add to vegetable mixture.
  4. Stir in feta cheese.
  5. Fill Kontos Pan Plano flatbread with your vegetable and feta filling, using a slotted spoon to avoid bringing along too much dressing.
  6. Wrap tightly in foil for transport

Note: The vegetable mixture can be made a day in advance to intensify flavors. You can double or triple the recipe to make more sandwiches.

"These healthier-for-you sandwiches offer a great balance of fiber, protein and fresh produce. As shorts and bathing suit weather approaches, these picnic ideas can help you enjoy time with family and friends while being kind to your waistline," said Steve Kontos, vice president of Kontos Foods.




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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Survive Monthly: Subscription Box Giveaway


Introducing Survive Monthly, a curated collection of the most essential survival tools, guides, and supplies delivered to your door each month! They are launching soon! First shipment goes out in July. Be the first to know!

Each box will feature a revolving assortment of the best products for survival and emergency preparation. Anything from long-term food kits, to non-battery flashlight radios, to solar blankets. Your box will be full of the most perfect gear for any situation.

What Does it cost? Survive Monthly brings you quality survival products at an affordable price of $39.99 per month (12 boxes per year and includes 7-10 items per box).


Pre-subscribe here and win a 3-mohth subscription.

BONUS GIVEAWAY!

In addition to the above giveaway for subscribing to their newsletter, enter the rafflecopter form below for another chance to win a 3-Month Subscription box for readers of "Jen's Blog of Random Thoughts"! Giveaway is open to US & CAN, 18+ (contest ends June 18th, 2014). Good Luck!

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Disclosure: I will be receiving a subscription box for myself in exchange for this promotion. I was provided info and images from the PR firm/company to share. Any expressed opinions are my own and personal thoughts. No other compensation was given.



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Skinn Cosmetic's Pro Studio FX Matte Portfolio

Your All Access Pass to Professionals
Go Backstage with Skinn Cosmetics’ Pro Studio FX Matte Shadow & Lip Portfolio

Go behind the red rope and into backstage makeup rooms with Skinn Cosmetics’ Pro Studio FX Matte Shadow & Lip Portfolio. Tucked away as a tool with top make-up artists until now, Skinn gives you an all access pass to the palette of professionals.


The Pro Studio FX Matte Shadow & Lip Portfolio is a must-have professional-caliber color palette that provides all the tools used by today’s number one make-up artists. The hidden secret is in the shades. Skinn’s soft, matte formulations are infused with vitamins and peptides that not only provide superb anti-aging benefits, but also contain color-intense shades to create the look you want. From sexy and sultry, to natural, everyday elegance, effortlessly achieve the aesthetic you want with the Pro Studio FX Portfolio.

It’s All About the Eyes

The eight eyeshadows are a classic combination of flattering neutrals that complement every eyelid. The matte shades allow you to create depth and dimension, sculpting your eyes to perfection, without shimmer or glimmer.

The Lips Say It All

The eight lipsticks are a rich, velvety formula designed to hydrate and leave lips looking ever-so-lush and delicately defined. Mix and match to create your own personalized, professional-looking style.

Go backstage with the Pro Studio FX Matte Lip & Shadow Portfolio and achieve a makeup look fit for the runway, pages of an editorial or that red carpet.

WHERE TO BUY: Skinn Cosmetics’ Pro Studio FX Matte Lip & Shadow Portfolio retails for $39.50 and is available for purchase on www.skinn.com.

About Skinn Cosmetics

Skinn Cosmetics is a line of premium skincare and color cosmetic formulas developed by professional make-up artist Dimitri James. Skinn formulates and manufactures all of its own products, using highly active, concentrated natural ingredients and avoiding excess water, fillers or packaging. From concept to compact, from brainstorm to bottle, every product worthy of the Skinn name comes to life under one roof, and under James’ watchful eye. Skinn Cosmetics can be purchased at www.skinn.com and on ShopHQ.




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Monday, May 26, 2014

One Year Supply of YumEarth Candy {Giveaway}

 

Sponsored by: YumEarth

Hosted by: NYSavingSpecials

 
Come and join us in this great giveaway
You can be the lucky winner

One Year Supply of YumEarth Candy

(Worth over $100)


Looking for healthy candies, with less sugar and less calories? YumEarth Organics offer gummies, sour products, Fruit snacks, drops, gift items and many more. One of my kids favorites is the lollipops because each lollipop is only 22 calories, they are 100%vegan, peanut free, fat free, artificial dyes and 100% Daily Vitamin C.

You can purchase YumEarth Organics at your local stores like Target. Also save on YumEarth at Amazon.com iherb.com luckyvitamin.com drugstore.com shop locally and also online on their website. To read my full review please go here.



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Sunday, May 25, 2014

Eat, Drink, Shrink - Recipes for a Healthy Memorial Day

It's almost summertime and it's time to get the BBQ grill ready. We actually had a school BBQ the other day. Food was so yummy and I love the smell of BBQ. You may find it to be more difficult to eat healthy during the summer with all of the constant snacking and late-night ice cream runs. When most people think of a cookout, they dream of hot dogs and hamburgers, creamy potato salad and greasy chips-all food that can wreck havoc on your waistline.

It seems nearly impossible to pass up the chips and ice creams for healthier choices such as veggies and fruit. Check out these healthy and delicious recipes you might want to try (courtesy of Medifast).

Kale Chips
3 Green | ¼ Condiment | ¾ Healthy Fat
Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 12 minutes | Yield: 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

1 large bunch kale (about 6 cups), tough stems removed, leaves torn, washed
1 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
¼ tsp salt

DIRECTIONS
  1. Position racks in upper third and center of oven, and preheat to 400° F.
  2. Pat kale dry with paper towel; transfer to a large bowl.
  3. Drizzle kale with oil, and sprinkle with salt. Massage the oil and salt onto the kale leaves to evenly coat.
  4. Fill two baking sheets with a layer of kale, making sure the leaves don't overlap.
  5. Bake about 8-12 minutes, until most leaves are crisp, switching the pans back to front and top to bottom halfway through. (If baking a batch on just one sheet, start checking after eight minutes to prevent burning.)
Per serving: 80 calories | 3g fat | 9g carbohydrates | 3g protein


Peppercorn Steak
1 Lean | 2 Green | 3 Condiments
Prep time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 14 minutes | Yield: 1 serving

INGREDIENTS

7 oz flank steak
¼ tsp whole peppercorns
1/8 tsp kosher salt
½ tsp dry mustard
¼ tsp garlic powder
¼ tsp dried thyme
½ cup mushrooms, sliced thin
½ cup green bell peppers, chopped

DIRECTIONS
  1. Mix the peppercorn, salt, mustard, garlic powder, and thyme.
  2. Rub evenly over steak.
  3. Let stand for 10 minutes.
  4. Heat a non-stick grill pan over medium heat.
  5. Grill steak five to seven minutes on each side, until steak is desired doneness.
  6. Grill mushrooms and green peppers until tender; serve alongside steak.
Per serving: 360 calories | 17g fat | 5g carbohydrates | 44g protein


All-American Beef Chili
1 Lean | 2 Green | 3 Condiments | ¾ Healthy Fat
Prep time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 15 minutes | Yield: 4 servings

INGREDIENTS

1 28-oz can diced tomatoes
2 tsp minced chipotle chilies in adobo sauce
¼ tsp ground black pepper
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 cup green bell pepper, chopped
2 tsp chili powder
¼ tsp salt
1 tsp ground cumin
3 cloves garlic
1½ lbs 95% lean ground beef

DIRECTIONS
  1. Heat oil in a large Dutch oven or heavy-bottomed saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Add green pepper, chipotle chilies, chili powder, and cumin. Cook until softened, about five minutes.
  3. Add garlic, and cook until fragrant-about 30 seconds.
  4. Increase heat to medium-high, and add ground beef.
  5. Cook beef until browned.
  6. Add tomatoes to the beef mixture, and stir.
  7. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 15 minutes until thickened.
Per serving: 320 calories | 13g fat | 12g carbohydrates | 39g protein



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Saturday, May 24, 2014

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy - Trailer


From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team—the Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits—Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand—with the galaxy's fate in the balance.

Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy," which first appeared in comic books in Marvel Super-Heroes, Issue #18 (Jan. 1969), stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, featuring Vin Diesel as Groot, Bradley Cooper as Rocket, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, with John C. Reilly, Glenn Close as Nova Prime Rael and Benicio Del Toro as The Collector.

James Gunn is the director of the film with Kevin Feige, p.g.a., producing. Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Jeremy Latcham, Alan Fine and Stan Lee serve as executive producers. Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" is written by James Gunn and Nicole Perlman and releases in theatres on August 1, 2014.




GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY
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Website and Mobile site: marvel.com/guardians




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CLICK Caramel Coffee Protein Powder & Shaker Cup Giveaway

 CLICK Caramel Coffee Protein Powder & Shaker Cup Giveaway

Welcome to the CLICK Coffee Protein Powder Giveaway!

Sponsored by: CLICK


CLICK is a rich, delicious coffee protein powder beverage. Each 12- 14 ounce serving contains a double shot of gourmet espresso coffee, 15 grams of lasting protein and 23 essential vitamins and minerals. All CLICK products are naturally flavored, colored, gluten-free and CLICK’s high quality protein is made from cows that are NOT treated with the rBST.


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ONE (1) lucky winner will receive a CLICK Caramel Coffee Protein Powder 14 Serving Canister & Shaker Cup! Contest is open to US only, 18+ (ends March 31st, 2014 at 12am EST). All entries unless otherwise noted are optional.  Please enter the giveaway form below.  Winners will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. Good luck!

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Disclosure: I received no compensation or products for this promotion. My opinions are my own and may differ from those of other consumers. "Jen's Blog of Random Thoughts" is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment. This giveaway is not affiliated with Facebook, Pinterest, or Twitter. 


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