Archives for December 2015

12.08.15

Slim Jim Holiday Ornaments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SlimJimYourHoliday #CollectiveBias

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Need a creative idea to bring some masculine energy to your Christmas decorations? I created a fun DIY project for those special protein lovers in your life. My husband loves Slim Jims, especially with cheese. I wanted to come up with a cute idea that would fit in with the Holidays. I used the Slim Jim Gable 26 packs to create ornaments/stocking stuffers. I came up with 2 different ornament ideas. The first idea is a tree shaped ornament made from scrap cardboard around the house. All the online shoppers know what I’m talking about!

What You’ll Need
Ribbon or string
Glue Gun (low heat so it won’t melt the plastic wrapping)
Slim Jim Gable 26 Count
Pen

Cut a piece of cardboard into a circle. Use your glue gun to glue a ribbon onto the cardboard.

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Cover the circle with hot glue and start placing your Slim Jims onto it, meat side up. I was able to fit 8 Slim Jims on my circle, but this will depend on the size of circle you have. My circle was about 3 inches in diameter.

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Now turn it over and do the same to the other side.

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The final step is to cut 2 rectangles out of the cardboard. Make yours longer than I made mine. I was running out of cardboard at this point. Glue the cardboard stumps onto the circle leaving the brown cardboard side up. Then I used a black pen to draw the wood pattern on the tree.

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The next ornament I made was by using some left over plastic ornaments we had lying around. The perfect size is about 2 inches in diameter. Don’t use an ornament with glitter on it because your glue wont stick as well.

Start by bending your Slim Jims into “U’s” with your hands. Be gentle so you don’t break the packaging. Going from top to bottom draw a line with your glue gun. Then glue a pre-bent Slim Jim onto it.

Now glue more, working in quarters. Once you have 4 glued on, you can start filling in the blank spots.

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Once you have your ornament covered the top and bottom will look quite messy. Take your glue gun and start gluing down the loose ends. Be careful not to burn yourself! Now you have your Slim Jim ornament! These look so cute on my tree, and talk about a conversation piece. Unfortunately I also have a toddler who loves eating them and she’s already snatched some off the tree.

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Did you love them? I think we’ve already eaten a few of them haha! Everything I used was found at Wal-Mart. Why don’t you head there now and buy what you need to create your own Slim Jim ornaments. Click here to see more of what Slim Jim has to offer you!

12.08.15

The Gift That Keeps On Giving!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GiftSilkn #CollectiveBias

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Are you looking for the perfect gift to give this Christmas? What if you could give the gift of permanent hair removal?

5 years ago I went to my first laser hair removal appointment. I started with my under arms which was unexpectedly painful. Since then I’ve had 2 more areas treated. The cheapest way I found to get treated was through purchasing a membership. Each area was $25-$50 a month for 12 months. I had 3 areas treated and it took time and money. It was such a pain having to schedule a babysitter for these regular appointments. You can’t bring kids into the room with you because of the laser.

I can’t believe how far this technology has come. Now you can do it at home with the Flash&Go. Learn more about the Flash&Go here. This invention has put an end to my expensive and time consuming appointments. I can use the Flash&Go for permanent hair removal so no more waxing, shaving, or plucking. I found the Flash&Go easy to use, effective, and safe even on the most sensitive skin. My cousin and I have been using it at home and loving the results. This is such a unique gift for everyone!

The Silk’n Flash&Go can be found at Bed Bath & Beyond or Kohl’s in store or online. Want to save money? Well there is an amazing promotional offer you can take part in. Click RIGHT HERE & upload a copy of your receipt. You’ll receive a $25 gift card to the retailer of your choice and be entered to win a trip for 2 to Aruba. You can redeem this gift card up to 3 times for a total of $75.

The Flash&Go works for people with lighter skin tones and dark hair. My cousin and I have tan skin and it works for us since our hair is dark. In the beginning you treat the areas every 2 weeks on the lowest setting before moving up. This ensures that you wont experience any adverse reactions to the light technology. The Flash&Go is also not painful, UNLIKE professional laser hair removal. Some treatments I went to in the office were so painful they had to give me ice packs! I’ve been treating my upper lip with my Flash&Go. The laser hair place wanted to charge $15/month ($180 total) just for the upper lip! My aesthetician also informed me that I may have to purchase a “maintenance” package to maintain my in-office results. Obviously the Flash&Go is the smart choice financially. With the Flash&Go I can maintain all I need at home, easy peasy.

Excited yet? Well get to Bed Bath & Beyond or Kohl’s and pick up one today! Don’t forget to take advantage of the promotion I mentioned about above. Take it from someone who’s been ‘hair free’ in some places for a few years, it’s worth it.