Product Review – Quaker Overnight Oats Toasted Coconut & Almond

I received this product Free from Influenster to test and review. It was easy to prepare, but so is regular oatmeal. I thought I would love it, but honestly, the milk didn’t steep as well as expected, and the flavour wasn’t as good as I’d hoped. The price point is quite high too. I didn’t really like it much at all unfortunately. I would give it 2 out of 5.

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My Reviews – Influenster: Balance VoxBox

I’ve had a bit of a Twitter following for a while now, and I never know what to do to with it. I’ve been interested in product reviews, well, ever since product reviews and social media became a thing. My coworker was posting some items she received free from Influenster to test out, so I asked her about it. That is how I heard about Influenster and I signed up for it.

When you go on the Influenster app, you answer snaps (questionnaires) which determine what types of products are a fit for you. You also link your social media accounts so they can determine your social media impact. Then, if you qualify for a VoxBox, they send you some products to review and try out. They also have different promotions and coupons available through the app.

This was the first VoxBox I received from Influenster, the Balance VoxBox. This was sent to me absolutely free from Influenster for testing and review purposes. My first impression of Influenster was good. Although the products weren’t necessarily the most exciting for me, it was a good way to introduce myself to the world of Influenster. I found out I really enjoyed the Clif Bars and would absolutely purchase them again. I also reminded myself I am not big on protein foods, ha ha… The Herbaland Gummies were not my fav. David’s Tea is always a win, so that was a nice treat. I live in a very small town, so finding the Vea Snacks has been a bit of a challenge for me. Hopefully I can track some down to complete that part of the campaign.

My coworker said her last box wasn’t the most exciting either, mostly snack foods, but that she had received makeup and beauty boxes in the past, so we are keeping our fingers crossed for one of those in the future. Overall, the amount of effort and posting on my social media is not too bad considering the pros of being an Influenster and getting to test out products for free.

So far I give Influenster a thumbs up, and we will see how it goes!

The Balance VoxBox is a “Meh”, but still good. Getting free goodies in the mail is always fun, but you have to be willing to post about them.

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Food review – Rock Creek Tap and Grill

We went for a meal at the Rock Creek Tap and Grill on the west side of Saskatoon last night before the fireworks festival. I haven’t really posted any food reviews because nothing has stuck out at me lately as worth the effort to blog about. Rock Creek Tap and Grill on the other hand is always a good choice, and never leaves me feeling disappointed. The servers are generally good, the menu is intriguing, the ingredients are fresh, and the atmosphere is always good too. If your looking for a good meal for an average to higher price, I would definitely recommend the Rock Creek Tap and Grill. I would rate it a 8.5 out of 10. This blog is just my opinion!

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Recipe review – Easy supper recipe – Frenchs Fried Onion Chicken

As I have gotten older, and with the responsibility of feeding 3 boys, my cooking skills have definitely improved from what they once were. That being said, I am far from a master chef, and would classify myself as a beginner cook. Normally when I make chicken, I would make shake and bake, or seasoned chicken, but it just wasn’t quite as delicious as I had hoped for. I picked up a container of these French Fried Onions, and made the chicken recipe on the container. Very simple, 1 egg beaten to dip the chicken. The container of the French Fried Onions crushed up with 1 Tbs of flour to coat the chicken after the egg. Cook for exactly 20 mins at 400. So easy!! The best part was, it was incredibly delicious and was more of the flavor I was looking for in my chicken (I am not a huge meat eater.). Tonight I made it with gravy to go along, and potatoes, corn and peas of course, and it was so yummy. I recommend this meal for anyone looking for and easy simple home cooked delicious meal. Thanks for checking out my blog and I hope you enjoy!!
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