#CascadeComplete Gets Your Dishes Sparkling Clean in 2013!

Cascade Complete

In my house, we do a lot of dishes. I mean a lot. There are days when my dishwasher will run at least 3 times – once after each meal. Cooking breakfast, lunch, and dinner for a family of 8, I need a dishwasher detergent that can handle lots of dishes and lots of mess.

That’s why I love Cascade so much. In fact, Cascade Complete tabs are the only dishwasher detergent I will use. I’ve tried switching to the cheaper stuff, but it only frustrates me. My dishes get cloudy, and I have to use 2 – 3 packs per load instead of one Cascade Complete pack. So, in the end, I’m really not saving any money because I would have to buy the “cheap stuff” so much more often.

For this review, Cascade and Social Moms sent me a 3 pack of Cascade Complete tabs to try out. I simply took those 3 tabs and added them to my much larger bag that I already had under my counter. 🙂 I know when I have found a product worth staying loyal to, and Cascade Complete tabs are such a product.

When I don’t use Cascade Complete dishwasher detergent, I find that I sometimes have to run the same load twice just to get it clean. Or my glassware comes out dingy and dull. And when it comes to baked on/stuck on food, I end up running a dish through the dishwasher, take it out, scrape off the baked on food, and then run it through the dishwasher again to make sure it’s really clean.

On the contrary, whenever I use Cascade Complete, my dishes are clean after the very first run through the dishwasher. My glassware comes out sparkling clean, and I actually want to drink from my glasses. Dishes are spot free, and baked on food? It’s no match for Cascade Complete! One run through the dishwasher, and those pots, pans, and casserole dishes come out looking like new.

It’s official in our house. We won’t be using anything but Cascade Complete in our dishwasher!

For more information on Cascade Complete, check out their website: www.cascadeclean.com

Also be sure to checkout Cascade on Facebook and become a fan!

Do your dishes have spots? Would you be willing to give Cascade Complete a try and “get sparkling clean in 2013?”


Disclaimer: This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Cascade blogging program, and I received free product from P&G for participating. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. To read more posts on this topic, click here.

@MilkUnleashed: The Benefits of Shelf Safe Milk

My kids love milk, but it’s just not an on-the-go option for them. Where we live, we have to drive in order to get anywhere. (The dentist is an hour and a half away. The nearest mall is over 2 hours away. You get the idea.) When we do take a trip, I don’t want them drinking sugary drinks like soda or juice. And since it takes so long to drive to the dentist, I’d like to keep our trips down there to a minimum. 😉

Luckily, there’s another option! Shelf safe milk is real milk. It contains the same proteins and nutrient that refrigerated milk does. There are no additives or preservatives. And the best part? It doesn’t need refrigerated until after you open it! That means you can take your milk on the go with you and enjoy it anytime, anywhere. And since you can get regular or flavored shelf safe milk, you’re sure to make everyone in the family happy – even the pickiest drinker. (Like me!) I must confess, I don’t like milk. (Gasp.) But with the flavored shelf-safe milk, I love the smooth, creamy taste, and I can get the calcium and vitamins that I (and my growing baby!) need.

If I know we have a long drive ahead of us, I’ll throw a couple of shelf safe milk single-serve packages in the freezer the night before. The next morning, I’ll stick them in the diaper bag, and the kids can have milk whenever they’d like. Shelf safe milk is perfect for today’s on the go family.

Shelf safe milk goes through ultra pasteurization and the special Tetra Pak eco-friendly cartons keep milk safe for drinking whenever it’s most convenient. It’s a very safe process, and all it does is adds a convenience factor to the milk that you already love so much.

Take a moment to watch this video and learn more:

Link to video: http://youtu.be/xSn-DnnYP3g

Because I have such a large family, I like to buy in bulk whenever I can. Shelf safe milk is perfect for buying in bulk. I can store it in the pantry, the basement, or the garage, and we’ll have it when we need it. It doesn’t expire nearly as quickly as refrigerated milk, so I can really stock up. (And I use it for cooking too! The single serving packages are usually just the right amount for whatever I’m making.

The uses for shelf safe milk are endless, and it has become a convenient staple in my house and for my family.

To learn more about shelf safe milk, visit the following links:

Disclaimer: This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Milk Unleashed blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. To read more posts on this topic, click here.

#DawnPowerClean – Results in Minutes #ad

Let me let you in on a little secret: I despise KP. Some of you may know exactly what I’m talking about… from the time I was a little girl, after-dinner clean-up and dish duty has been know as KP – “Kitchen Patrol.”

More often than not, I’ve made a super yummy casserole, only to have to wait overnight for the casserole dish to soak so that I can scrape the baked-on food off. And there are times when an overnight soak AND a trip through the dishwasher don’t even get that nasty food off.

So, when SocialMoms invited me to try the new Dawn Power Clean, I jumped at the chance. After all, it says on the bottle, “Overnight Soaking Power IN 5 MINS.”

Yeah, right, I thought. Nothing can work that fast – or that well.

It’s a good thing I’m not a betting person. I would have lost the farm with that wager.

Dawn Power Clean worked exactly like it said it would. In just minutes, my dishes wiped off clean, exactly like I had soaked them all night long.

For this review, SocialMoms sent me a bottle of Dawn Power Clean, A Sponge, and a Timer. The first night I received the products I made this really yummy baked chicken dish. By the time we were done eating, the cookie sheets I had used were an absolute mess. Here, see for yourself:

So gross, right? It was a baked on, greasy mess that I really didn’t want to deal with. So, I let it soak:

I set the timer and let it soak for 5 minutes. Since it was a cookie sheet and the entire pan wouldn’t fit in my sink, I flipped it around and soaked the other half for 5 minutes as well. As soon as the timer went off, I prepared to get to work.

Only it wasn’t any work. At all. It took no scrubbing whatsoever to get the nastiness off. In just minutes, I had a sparkling clean cookie sheet, and it took hardly any effort at all on my part.

Here are the final results:

Amazing, right? I am totally impressed with the results after using the Dawn Power Clean. In fact, I’m now a believer, and this is going to be the only dish-washing soap I purchase from now on. I am that happy with it.

I don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen cleaning up after dinner, and now, with Dawn Power Clean, I don’t have to. That’s enough to make me want to jump for joy!

I’d encourage you to learn more about Dawn by visiting their website: http://www.dawn-dish.com, become a fan of Dawn on Facebook, follow @dawndishsoap on twitter, and then try Dawn Power Clean for yourself.

Disclaimer: I wrote this blog post while participating in the SocialMoms and Dawn blogging program, to earn My SocialMoms Rewards Points, and I received free product for participating. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. To read more posts on this topic, click here.