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Influence Central received a complimentary sample of the Chocolate Covered Sunflower Seeds from Nuts.com in order to write this review. All of the opinions expressed are our own. Nuts.com, known for its friendly and quick customer service, colorful packaging and delicious treats, offers a variety of treats perfect for the holiday season. With dozens of products and holiday gift baskets to choose from, the most difficult decision proves deciding which of the many treats will satisfy the sweet tooth of your favorite chocolate lover. We were able to try Chocolate Covered Sunflower Seeds from Nuts.com, and they truly did not disappoint. These tantalizing sunflower seeds are coated in smooth milk chocolate and a playful rainbow candy shell. The incredible taste, fun and colorful look, and even more adorable packaging, make these the easy choice in holiday snacking! The addictive, crunchy and nutty chocolate treat did not last very long in our office (and the bag is now missed terribly).
Influence Central received a complimentary sample of the 3.4-Quart Microwave Pressure Cooker from SilverStone in order to facilitate this review. All of the opinions expressed are our own. Most of the time, we have the luxury of advance notice and time during which to prepare for dinner parties, special meals or other social events. Over the holidays however, we’re not always afforded the time to plan, as relatives who may be in town for only a short time might decide to drop by on the fly. When that occurs, of course we’re always happy to receive them (“Quick! Hide the mess!”), but can be left at a loss as to what to serve. Luckily, SilverStone has designed a pressure cooker for the microwave that solves this time crunch as its 3.4-Quart Microwave Pressure Cooker is designed to help create favorite dishes in a matter of minutes.
Influence Central received a complimentary sample of the Kitchen Safe in order to facilitate this review. All of the opinions expressed are our own. Research published by scientists at MIT, Harvard, Princeton, Duke, and Stanford discovered that pre-commitment significantly increases one’s chances of achieving their goals. The innovators behind Kitchen Safe used this research to create a colorful and effective product to help people reach their goals and keep all family meals on your terms! If little temptations like the lure of your cellphone that serves as a detraction to getting your work done, or the call of a cookie before supper time proves distracting, we’ve got the tool for you!
Influence Central received a complimentary BirchBox sample to facilitate this review. All opinions expressed here are our own. ‘Tis the season of gift shopping for friends and family before the holidays swiftly arrive. Instead of fighting crowds and searching high and low for the perfect gift in stores, shopping online next to the fire with a warm tea in hand can reduce the stress, pre-planning, and angst of holiday gift finding. BirchBox captures the ease of online holiday shopping by using a team of product editors to select chic and affordable beauty products, accessories, and other items from top, “niche” brands, and some unknown up-and-coming ones. BirchBox creates and sends one box each month for $10 per month that contains 4 to 5 fun, miniature beauty and lifestyle product samples catered to personal preferences.
Influence Central received a complimentary sample of the Cow Melody Mate in order to facilitate this review. All of the opinions expressed are our own. Even the most peaceful of children can sometimes prove anxious sleepers. The holidays are exciting, and with snow days, presents, family parties, and late nights eating delicious foods with the ones we love, our young ones can find it difficult to settle down and find slumber! For those who love soft stuffed animals and cuddly blankets, a Melody Mate can soothe even the most anxious of sleepers and has even worked on the many stressed adults in our office.
Influence Central received a complimentary sample of a burgundy Traditional Chef Coat from Happy Chef in order to facilitate this review. All of the opinions expressed are our own. The holiday season brings a whole new meaning to cooking. Between scouring the Internet for holiday recipes, hosting large family gatherings at your home, or finding the perfect dish to bring to a potluck with friends, the cook in your family knows the pressure is on at the holidays! Make them feel professional in their kitchen environment with a professional Chef uniform from Happy Chef! Here at Influence Central, we have many talented chefs that have been eyeing the Traditional Chef Coat in burgundy that we received from the company, and with its customizable embroidery, this proves a thoughtful gift for the chef in your home.
Influence Central received a complimentary sample of the Swash in order to facilitate this review. All of the opinions expressed are our own. The holiday season, while fun and festive, can also prove pretty expensive. With long to-buy-for lists, parties to host, and trips to make, finding ways to reduce expenses can make a big difference. One of my least favorite (but necessary) expenses lies in dry cleaning, and with so many holiday sweaters, outfits and little-black-dresses to wear, dry-cleaning bills spike this time of the year. The Swash, a 10-minute clothing care system, dewrinkles, refreshes, restores, and preserves your clothes in your home, and can reduce dry cleaning costs by 50%.
Influence Central received a complimentary sample of the Vivitar Camelio Android Family Tablet in order to facilitate this review. All of the views expressed are our own. The Camelio Tablet from Vivitar makes an Android tablet truly personal, allowing you to customize and personalize your tablet with your favorite characters. With the Camelio Personality Packs, you can customize the sleek Android tablet with wallpapers, widgets, lock screens, camera and photo editor – all with a themed bumper case included! And not just a pretty face, this tablet proves one the whole family will enjoy, with all the high-tech features we’ve come to expect from Android, such as built in wifi, a camera, HD video, touch screen and parental controls.
Influence Central received a complimentary sample of the 27-lb. Magic Chef Counter Top Ice Maker in order to write this review. All of the views expressed are our own. The holiday season means family gatherings, parties, and so many reasons to celebrate. With family coming into town for holidays and to ring in the New Year, we have to keep our drinks and cocktails plentiful and chilled! Magic Chef offers a way to serve cool beverages at all of your holiday celebrations with its 27-pound Counter Top Ice Maker. The compact design of this home ice maker enables easy portability and saves countertop space to a large extent, making room in the kitchen for the variety of delicious holiday recipes you have been perfecting this season! While this product seems small, it proves mighty, providing 27 pounds of ice in just 24 hours and with enough storage space to store four pounds comfortably in its detachable storage basket.
Influence Central received a complimentary sample of the new Skylanders Trap Team video game for Xbox 360 in order to write this review. All of the opinions expressed are our own. The Skylander characters have become a favorite amongst younger children, as they offer a fun-loving nature and humor that leads them to become collectibles and cherished toys in the household. With a new Skylanders Trap Team video game for Xbox 360, these characters come to life in an entirely new and updated way. The game has new characters, new villains, and other additions like crystal technology and puzzles. With a new look, the Skylanders Trap Team has become incredibly realistic, with detailed and colorful visuals.
Influence Central received a complimentary sample of the WÜSTHOF Classic 7-inch Deba Knife in order to facilitate this review. All of the views expressed are our own. Thanksgiving, the festive start to he holiday season, proves more than a family event with delicious food. It not only leaves us with full stomachs and ready for the rest of the winter season, but it may also bring to light some incredible recipes and ideas for holiday meals that we cannot wait to try in our own kitchens. Each year, I’m constantly amazed at the professional quality of the food spread on the table before me and my extended family, and I leave with a cousin’s recipe for some sort of casserole, salad tips from an aunt, and incredible pasta dish ideas from my chef of a brother. To truly create incredible holiday dishes of outstanding quality, a professional grade knife proves essential. WÜSTHOF offers the new Classic 7-inch Deba Knife to ensure that your dishes are prepared to perfection.