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Keepsake Ornament Giveaway from #LoveHallmark

Hallmark Giveaway

Christmas just isn’t the same without Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments and we pick some up every year. We’ve just hung our “Baby’s First Christmas” Hallmark ornament for the 26th time!  Hallmark’s Keepsake Ornaments feature classic cars, traditional Christmas themes and favorite characters from Disney, Star Wars™, Peanuts® and more.

I’m so pleased to be a part of the release of the Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments this holiday season. Hallmark is generously sponsoring an awesome ornament giveaway for Nest Full of New readers that features the character ornaments seen here!  You can win a set of your own by entering the giveaway at the bottom of the page here.



He’s a millionaire philanthropist by day, heroic crime-fighter by night. Hang this Batman™ ornament on your tree to show solidarity for all that is good and just in the world this holiday season. Pair him with his BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE™ companion super heroes – Wonder Woman and Superman. RV $15.95



The alter ego of CLARK KENT strikes a formidable pose to ward off evil villains. Though his powers are great, SUPERMAN™ exercises great morality, responsibility and justice when it comes to using them, making him the perfect super hero for defending your tree. Pair him with his BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE™ companion super heroes – Batman and Wonder Woman. RV $15.95



The greatest female warrior of all time, WONDER WOMAN™ faces a new challenge in BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE™. Armed with her Amazon sword and shield, this iconic super hero ornament will be a treasure for legions of fans. Pair her with her BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE™ companion super heroes – Superman and Batman.

Check out the trio together – it’s so cool!


Can’t forget Star Wars!


Star Wars™ Imperial Stormtrooper™ Helmet Ornament With Sound

With their distinctive glossy white armor and helmet, the dreaded Imperial Stormtrooper™ strikes fear in the hearts of any who dare challenge the Galactic Empire™. Fortunately for Star Wars™ fans, this cool ornament comes programmed with iconic Stormtrooper quotes from the beloved films we watch far away from the Dark Side. RV $17.95

Or The Walking Dead!


AMC The Walking Dead Rick Grimes Ornament

Finally, here’s Rick!  Walking Dead fans know that in a post-apocalyptic world, survivor Rick Grimes stands tall at the heart of a ragtag group who must fight off zombies—and the living. Time and again, he makes tough calls and risks his own life to protect those around him as a valued leader on AMC’s The Walking Dead. RV $17.95

Win a set of these five ornaments to adorn your tree with awesomeness! Enter using the Rafflecopter form below.  Contest open to U.S. residents only and ends at midnight on Monday, December 12, 2016.  Good luck, Nesters!

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Surprise and Delight with a Gift Basket from Sprouts #PassTheJoy #Giveaway

#PasstheJoy with Sprouts Farmers Market

Sprouts Farmers Market helps you #PassTheJoy to surprise and delight your loved ones!

(Disclosure: I have been compensated for this post by Sprouts, but all opinions and selections are my own.)

I was so happy when Sprouts opened closer to my home. My sister has bragged about her Sprouts store for years and I was always jealous. I wanted to buy fresh, beautiful produce, products and goodies at a good price, too. Right now, for example, they have 14 varieties of apples…14! Any one you want is less than $1/pound. And I don’t know if you’re a fan of Honeycomb Candy, but I am, and that stuff is hard to find. But there it is at Sprouts, waiting for me every time I visit.

I am very happy to be an Ambassador for Sprouts Farmers Market and I was given a wonderful opportunity to really dive into the store and see what it has to offer. I’m going to create some gift baskets to surprise and delight three very special people in my life using Sprouts great variety of quality products.

The College Student Basket

The first basket I’m creating will be for Olivia. She is the typical “starving college student” and is always looking for healthy ways to snack and cook for herself. She also likes good cup of tea and loves amazing nail color! Sprouts has so many things from which to select, I had some trouble choosing what to include.

#PassTheJoy with Sprouts Farmers Market

Surprise and delight a college student with a gift basket created at Sprouts Farmers Market. #PassTheJoy

I picked out a bunch of treats for her to have by her side while studying for finals and working on her thesis. Olivia likes gummy bears (no artificial colors here!) and enjoys things like sunbutter with crackers, and oatmeal any time of day. I also tossed in a few goodies that will help her stay healthy during the semester, like vitamins and hand soap. Finally, a little pampering for a job well done with a pretty candle and some cool blue shades of nail polish.  Oh, and tea. There has to be tea!

Sprouts Surprise and Delight Gift Basket - College Student


The Dog Lover Basket

The next gift basket is for Bill, the Dog Lover. This is the friend who’s dog is his child, right? It was so easy to pull together this basket of treats because you just can’t go wrong with the products carried by Sprouts Farmers Market. Everything there is good for your dog (or cat!) and all-natural.

#PassTheJoy with Sprouts Farmers Market

It’s easy to surprise and delight a pet owner with products from Sprouts. #PassTheJoy

I was able to grab some fun things for this one. A nice bag and a few cans of good quality food, some vitamins, rawhide of course, and a couple of different treats that would sound good to me if I were a dog!

#PassTheJoy with Sprouts Farmers Market

Surprise a dog lover with some of these fun goodies from Sprouts Farmers Market. #PassTheJoy

A nice strong basket that he can use for dog toys later, some burlap and ribbon helped pull this one together, along with a little recycled basket filler!

#PassTheJoy with Sprouts Farmers Market


The Pamper-A-Teacher Basket

Finally, my friend Katie is a teacher. She’s one of the most selfless people I know and spends every extra penny on her students. She could use a little special pampering and pretty things for herself.

#PassTheJoy with Sprouts Farmers Market

Everyone knows a teacher who needs some TLC! A quick run by Sprouts Farmers Market and you’re all set to surprise and delight! #PassTheJoy

It all starts with a bath. I found a nice variety of scented bath salts, but you could even purchase the ingredients at Sprouts to make your own soothing bath salts. (Check out the instructions to make bath salts here – it’s really easy!) I found a candle that smelled amazing, some pretty soaps and a yoga magazine to relax with. I picked out some great treats to top it off – tea, chocolates, nuts and cookies. I also included a delicious bottle of Prosecco and some apricot nectar to add to it – a fabulous drink I learned from Sprouts!

#PassTheJoy with Sprouts Farmer's Market

Time to create a spa day for your kids’ favorite teacher at Sprouts.

My shopping trip to Sprouts Farmers Market was one of the easiest ways to shop for gifts I’ve ever tried and one of the most fun, too. The employees at my local store are pretty remarkable. They were very familiar with their products and had some super fun ideas for my baskets! One bit of advice was to try to use a color scheme, so I went with orange on my teacher basket.

Another shared a neat tip for helping the items stand up in your basket using skewers like this:

Gift Basket Tip #PassTheJoy

Use skewers taped to the back of small gift basket items to help them stand up and keep them from getting lost among the other things.

Finally, here’s how this basket and the others came together.

#PassThe Joy with Sprouts Farmers Market

It’s easy to create your own gift baskets. Remember to fill the bottom of deeper containers with tissue paper or even crumpled newspaper to raise the gifts up where they’ll be clearly displayed. I used a few layers of bubble wrap in this one! #PassTheyJoy

Win a Basket!

Would you like to surprise and delight one of your friends of family members with a gift basket from Sprouts?  They are giving away FIFTY Surprise and Delight gift baskets for fans in Georgia, Tennessee and Alabama. If you live in one of these states, you can WIN one by going here and nominating the person you’d like to give one to!

Hurry – contest ends December 11, 2015!

Win a Spouts gift baket and #PassTheJoy

WIN by nominating the person you’d like to surprise and delight with a gift basket from Sprouts.

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WIN an Autographed Copy of The Pioneer Woman’s New Cookbook “Dinnertime” – Signed by Ree Drummond! #Giveaway

Win The Pioneer Woman Cookbook Autographed by Ree Drummond

I can’t tell you how many times my husband has talked about how much he likes the food Ree makes. The Pioneer Woman has a knack for sharing delicious favorites that are made from regular ingredients that folks like you and me can find at our local grocery stores. They’re simple, yet special. They’re recipes for the way we all cook. We just need one more great idea for tonight’s dinner…one more side dish that will go with last night’s leftovers…one more quick dessert to eat while doing homework after dinner. And, did I mention that she’s a fan of breakfast for dinner?

The latest cookbook offering from Ree Drummond is called “Dinnertime“. It’s a colorful and well-organized collection of perfectly thoughtful recipes for everyone’s dinnertime.

Ree Drummond - Dinnertime Cookbook

Know what else is fabulous about “Dinnertime”? The photographs!  Not only are the steps to each recipe accompanied by amazing pictures, but Ree also shares bunches of gorgeous pics of her family, her pets, the horses, the ranch, the cows…and plenty of Pioneer Woman commentary along the way.

As many of you know, I was able to meet The Pioneer Woman at the Country Living Fair a couple of weeks ago and Ree very kindly signed one of her “Dinnertime” cookbooks for a lucky Nest Full of New reader.

Country Living Fair - Tracy and Ree Drummond

Now, it’s finally time to give one of you this amazing cookbook.  Yes, this one! The one right there in the picture! So cool!

All you have to do is submit your entries below through Rafflecopter.  Good luck everyone!

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(ENDED) Mark Your Moment in History – WOMAN IN GOLD is on DVD Today! #WomanInGold #Giveaway


Samples and prizes are provided by Anchor Bay Entertainment.

Woman In Gold Available on Blu-ray™, DVD & Digital HD on July 7th

A powerful film based on a true story of one woman’s fight to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family, starring Academy Award winner Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds.


WOMAN IN GOLD is the remarkable true story of one woman’s journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family. Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann (Helen Mirren), starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Gustav Klimt’s famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg (Ryan Reynolds), she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court, and forces her to confront difficult truths about the past along the way.

WOMAN IN GOLD is rated PG-13 for some thematic elements and brief strong language with a running time of 109 minutes. Blu-ray™ and DVD special features include “The Making of WOMAN IN GOLD,” “Feature commentary with Director Simon Curtis and Producer David M. Thompson” and “Stealing Klimt Documentary Trailer,” with an additional piece “Neue Galerie New York Press Conference” available on the Blu-ray™ and Digital Download.



Starring: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, Katie Holmes, Charles Dance, Elizabeth McGovern, Frances Fisher


Directed by: Simon Curtis

You can win your very own copy of “Woman in Gold”!  Anchor Bay Media has generously provided Nest Full of New readers the opportunity to win:

  • (1) $50 Visa Gift Card to mark your moments in history
  • (1) WOMAN IN GOLD Blu-ray

Prize pack value, $84.99

Open to US mailing addresses only.


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(ENDED) Verilux HappyLight Energy Lamp – #Giveaway


I’ve recently injured my Achilles heel.  You know what they say…it’s all fun and games until someone winds up in a walking cast.  After six weeks of that mess, I had to move into the super fun physical therapy phase. Yikes. I was surprised at how weak my ankle had become in such a short time and my stamina had decreased after not being able to walk as much as I had been.  Angie and Colleen, my physical therapists, worked with me and showed me how to strengthen and tighten everything back up.They were amazing (hey y’all!) but it was exhausting. As I continue to do the therapy at home, I’m also increasing my walking again. Between that and working in an office, sitting at a desk all day, I’m found that was so tired and didn’t have the same energy I used to.

Hold up!  I don’t have time for this right now and really need to focus on stamina.  I have a big trip coming up in May (more on that soon!) and need to be ready.  Verilux was kind enough to send me this energy lamp to try out (opinions expressed are my own) and they want to give you one, too!


The Verilux HappyLight Liberty 10,000 LUX Natural Spectrum Energy Lamp provides up to 10,000 LUX of full spectrum light (scotopic light measured at 10 inches), the highest recommended output for addressing seasonal change, the “Winter Blues” (a subclinical form of Seasonal Affective Disorder [SAD]) or the effects of shift work, jet lag, malaise or fatigue. Balanced Natural Spectrum Daylight taps the potency of light to gently cue your body to recalibrate and stabilize, naturally reducing fatigue and lethargy while improving focus. No two people view and react to light in the same way, so this energy lamp provides the flexibility to customize the light to meet your needs. High-Low intensity controls, interchangeable lenses and a tilt feature give you the maximum flexibility to design the program that works best for you. A broad field of up to 10,000 LUX* of light provides a more flexible program, allowing you to be farther from the lamp and to move around more freely during use.

Improve Your Mood and Energy. . .Naturally
  • Beat the winter blues and the effects of seasonal change
  • Fight fatigue and increase alertness
  • Regain focus and concentration
Why it Works
The broader-spectrum light from Verilux energy lamps stimulates all of the eye’s photoreceptors. One photoreceptor, melanopsin, helps set the body’s daily cycles and is triggered by a specific narrow spectrum of natural light. Most artificial light sources do not provide light in the range to most efficiently stimulate melanopsin. Verilux energy lamps emulate key spectrums of natural light to effectively set the body’s internal clock to improve mood, energy, and well-being.

Key Features

  • 10,000 LUX* at 10″
  • Optiflex light customization: Interchangeable high-energy comfort Optix glare-control lenses
  • High-Low intensity control
  • Natural spectrum light
  • Tilts to direct light where it’s needed
  • Wall-mountable
  • Discreet, compact design – 13.5”(H) x 6.25”(W) x 2.12”(D)

The Results

I started using this for a few minutes a day at my desk at the office.  (My co-workers were pretty intrigued!) After I got used to it, I started using it at home while continuing my exercises from physical therapy and during some bits of yoga and “walking away the pounds.”  I could really tell a difference in the amount of energy I had – even after just a few days. I had no idea that this kind of light had that much effect on my mood, my sleep…everything. I typically shun going out in the sun – I’m a melanoma survivor – but I feel perfectly safe with this light source and will definitely be incorporating it into my indoor activities and exercising.

Want to win one of your own?

I appreciate Verilux sharing one of these lamps with a lucky Nest Full of New reader!  (If you want additional information about this lamp, this is their webpage.)  Head to the entry form below and get entered today!  A winner will be selected on May 4!

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Breville Bread Maker #Giveaway

Breadmaker Giveaway

I love bread and I don’t mind admitting that. Who doesn’t love the smell of freshly baked bread?  It’s one of the best smells (and tastes) in the whole world! My daughter made a loaf of homemade bread on her last visit and I think we ate the whole thing in about 10 minutes.  I’d truly rather have bread than sweets most of the time.  Wave a warm bagel and a chocolate chip cookie in front of me and I’ll pick the bagel every single time…no question.  I might need an intervention.

If you’re a bread lover, too, or just a family trying to stay away from preservatives and chemicals, a bread machine is an essential kitchen tool. Makes it so simple to have fresh baked bread, rolls, pizza crust, and yes, even bagels every single day.

Do you “knead” a bread maker?

Nest Full of New has partnered with some of our favorite blogger friends (see blogger list in Rafflecopter below) to bring you this amazing Breville Custom Loaf Bread Maker Giveaway. This incredible bread maker lets you program your own recipes and adds ingredients for you. It features an automatic Fruit & Nut Dispenser, collapsible kneading paddle and progress indicator so the user can see what is happening at each stage. It can even make gluten-free breads. Visit Breville BBM800XL Custom Loaf Bread Maker to learn more about this awesome machine!

Top View - Bread Maker

“The smartest bread maker. Ever. There’s nothing like waking up to a freshly baked loaf of bread. But when there are over 60 different recipes to choose from, how do you make sure you get it right. A very clever interface computes temperature and baking time when you make a selection, while a super easy Turn and Confirm dial gets you started on any recipe in seconds. It even lets you select what time you want the bread to be ready, adds fruits and nuts at the appropriate time, and lets you create your own recipes. It’s the greatest thing since, well you know.”

As a special thank you to all of our faithful readers, we have each pitched in to purchase this Breville BBM800XL Custom Loaf Bread Maker for one lucky reader to win. It brings us such joy to know that one of you will be the winner.

The Breville Custom Loaf Bread Maker retails for $379!

Giveaway Time!

One lucky reader will win a Breville BBM800XL Custom Loaf Bread Maker! 

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This giveaway was made possible by these fabulous bloggers…

Vegetarian Mamma, Our Life As An Epi-Family, I’m A Celiac, Table For Seven, The Baking Beauties, The Housewife In Training Files, The Cookie Rookie, Lori’s Culinary Creations, Celiac And The Beast, Nest Full Of New, Gluten-Free Palate, Life After Wheat, My Gluten-Free Kitchen, Flippin’ Delicious, Jamie Loves Stuff, What The Fork Food Blog, Olivia’s Cuisine, Just Take Shape, No Freshman Fifteen, and Monica’s Rants, Raves & Reviews.

Now for the giveaway fine print…

This blog and any participating blogs did not receive compensation for the published material in this post. Entries will open on Sunday, March 15th, 2015 at 12:00 am EST and close on Saturday, March 28th, 2015 at 10:00 pm EST. Odds of winning are determined by the number of valid entries received. The winner(s) will be selected randomly via Rafflecopter and will be contacted shortly after. The winner will be notified via email. If a potential winner of any prize cannot be contacted, fails to reply to the notification email within the required time period (48 hours), or prize is returned as undeliverable, potential winner forfeits prize and a new winner will be randomly selected.
This giveaway is open only to legal residents of the United States, lower 48, who are at least eighteen {18} years old at the time of entry, unless otherwise noted in the footer of each individual promotion.
Entries are accepted via {not by facebook, blog post comment or email}. During the promotion period, follow the instructions in the required entry section in each promotion. You automatically will receive one {1} sweepstakes entry by completing each optional or required entry. Use of a private social media accounts {Facebook or Twitter} to promote this giveaway is at the entrant’s sole discretion and not required to enter. Note, promotion of a giveaway via social media accounts such as Facebook and/or Twitter are commonly used as a marketing tool, and also to provide entrant with an extra chance to win. Vegetarian Mamma and Our Life As An Epi-Family is responsible for prize shipment and will be shipped to you directly from Amazon. This giveaway is not administered, sponsored, endorsed by, or associated with Facebook, Twitter, Google, Pinterest or other social media outlet. Disclaimer is posted in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 10 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

(ENDED) KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Stand Mixer #Giveaway


Welcome to the KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Stand Mixer Giveaway!

Nest Full of New and Giveaway Promote have joined forces with a group of awesome bloggers to bring you this amazing giveaway.

One lucky person will win a KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Stand Mixer, valued at $350! You pick your favorite color, too!

With the holidays rapidly approaching, I get excited when I think about all the baking that will happen in my kitchen! I also think about how I’d never survive without my good old KitchenAid mixer that my sweet daughter gave me several years ago. I’ve started making big batches of these amazing sugar cookies that then get decorated with royal icing. I would be very surprised if those ever got made without a stand mixer. Both the dough and the icing are a breeze – and the dough is pretty heavy duty. Not a grumble from my KitchenAid…which is more than I can say for my hubby if I asked him to mix the dough for me!

Want to win one for yourself?  Follow the instructions on the entry form below, then start gathering your cookie recipes!

Easily make your favorite cakes and multiple batches of cookie dough with the 5-quart stainless steel mixing bowl with comfortable handle.

With 10 speeds, the stand mixer will quickly become your kitchen’s culinary center as you mix, knead and whip ingredients with ease. And for even more versatility, the power hub fits optional attachments from food grinders to pasta makers and more.


Power Hub
The power hub turns your stand mixer into a culinary center. With more than 12 optional attachments use the power of your stand mixer to help you make fusilli pasta from scratch, shred a block of Parmesan cheese in seconds and so much more.

5-Qt. Stainless Steel Bowl with Comfortable Handle
5-Qt. stainless steel bowl with comfortable handle offers enough capacity to mix dough for 9 dozen cookies, 4 loaves of bread or 7 pounds of mashed potatoes in a single batch. The bowl is also dishwasher-safe for quick and easy cleanup.

59-Point Planetary Mixing Action
59-Point Planetary Mixing Action means 59 touch-points per rotation around the bowl for thorough ingredient incorporation. The beater, dough hook or wire whip rotates around the bowl, giving incredible bowl coverage for comprehensive mixing.

10 Speeds
Powerful enough for nearly any task or recipe, whether you’re stirring wet and dry ingredients together, kneading bread dough or whipping cream.

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Enter to win a KitchenAid Artisan 5-Quart Stand Mixer.

Complete the tasks below to earn entries into this giveaway.

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One winner will be chosen at random from all valid entries.

Winner to select their color of choice. Color options based on availability.

Open Worldwide.
Ends at 11:59pm ET on September 30th, 2014.

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(ENDED) NeoCell Joint Health Trio #Giveaway

NeoCell Joint Health


(NeoCell provided the products for review and the opinions here are my own. As with any dietary supplement, I recommend consulting your doctor before beginning a new regimen. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.)

Have you ever had a shot in your knee?  I have. Both knees and several times. I injured my knee and had surgery in 2001 and it’s been icky ever since. My doctor and I go way back and it usually goes something like this:

Me (in the exam room with the doctor and my husband): Are you sure I have to do this?

Doctor: No, you can just live with the pain if you want.

Husband: Oh no! You’re getting the shot. Give me your hand.

Doctor: OK, ready?

Me: No.

Doctor: OK. (as he proceeds to jab a needle the size of a giant nail into my knee.)

Me: (sounds and squeals that I can’t spell)

Husband: (same sounds resulting from me breaking all the bones in his hand – luckily we’re at the orthopedist.)

Doctor: (to husband because he “can’t talk to me when I get like this”): You know the drill…and call me if you need anything for that hand.

Me: Neither one of you love me. (more whining and dramatic hobbling out of the office.)

I would like to do something to avoid having to do that again and I know my husband (and doctor) would appreciate it. Oh top of all that, I’m not getting any younger.  I’m starting to set lines, things are sagging and other stuff just doesn’t feel as strong as it used to be. (I can see a lot of you nodding your heads!) Enter NeoCell Joint Health. They’ve recommended three of their popular products – Super Collagen +C, Collagen Type 2 and Hyaluronic Acid Capsules – a powerful combination of support for your joints and health.

Collagen 1 & 3

Collagen Type 1&3 provides specific amino acids necessary to replenishing the body’s collagen supply helps minimize fine lines & wrinkles, and improves elasticity in the skin builds and supports bone matrix, corrects weak, broken, split and damaged nail beds, thickens fine hair, adds body and slows down hair loss, repairs connective tissues for improved elasticity; improves circulation; promotes wound healing glycine builds lean muscle to help burn fat while you sleep.  Collagen Types 1&3 is 90% of the body’s total collagen supply and the main collagen constituents in the skin, hair, nails, ligaments, tendons, bones and muscles.

Collagen Type 2

Joint Relief Benefits that NeoCell’s Collagen Type 2 provides essential nutrients for complete joint support. As we age, the body’s ability to make the structural protein in cartilage tissue, Collagen Type 2, slows down. This is the protein needed to maintain and rebuild cartilage tissue. NeoCell’s Collagen Type 2 is a naturally complete joint supplement that contains glucosamine, chondroitin and hyaluronic acid which are key components of supporting and maintaining healthy joint function. Collagen Type 2 supports joint comfort and mobility, and may help with joint swelling and synovial fluid for joint cushioning

NOTE: Collagen Type 1&3 and Collagen Type 2 should not be combined due the types having different amino acid profiles. If taken together, the two proteins will bind and form a complete protein and the body will not recognize it as collagen. The NeoCell folks recommend taking one on the morning and the other at night – or at least an hour apart.

Hyaluronic Acid

Hyaluronic Acid (HA) capsules give your skin and joints the quenching hydration that they crave. Collagen and HA are almost always found together. Collagen provides the mechanical strength of connective tissues and HA, with its ability to bind enormous amounts of water, serves to lubricate these same tissues providing needed hydration. By supplementing with Collagen and HA, you give your body a powerful synergistic team for beautiful skin and healthy connective tissues. 

Get Walking!

After a brief chat with my doctor, I began taking the NeoCell joint health products. The Super Collagen + C (Type 1& 3) suggests three tablets twice per day and I used three each morning before eating anything. I also took one HA capsule each morning.  In the evenings, I had 4 of the Collagen Joint Complex (Type 2) with some orange juice, before dinner. It took a few days to get in the routine and I missed some doses along the way, but I really got in the swing of things after the first week or so.

Around the same time, I invested in a Fitbit to track how much I was walking each day. I thought hitting the recommended 10,000 steps per day would be a piece of cake, but oh man, I was completely wrong! For someone who works at a desk all day then at a computer all evening, I was lucky to hit 3,000 steps. I read that I had to get over 3,000 just to get out of the “sedentary lifestyle” category.  So, long story short, the main thing holding me back was my knee pain.  While taking the NeoCell supplements, I gradually began noticing less pain in my knee and in my back. It was probably three weeks before this happened, but it happened! I was also able to get my average steps per day up over 6,000.

I’m super proud of myself and really grateful to have been able to try NeoCell. It’s truly made a difference.

NeoCell Joint Health Trio

All of the NeoCell beauty products are available at local retailers in your area such as Whole Foods, GNC, CVS, The Vitamin Shoppe, and more!

Get updates! Follow NeoCell on FacebookInstagram or Twitter. NeoCell has been developing and manufacturing all natural, premium anti-aging formulas for over 20 years and is the leading collagen brand in the world. Their products are naturally based, not synthetic, and are designed to promote youthful health, beauty and total body wellness. Products are manufactured using carefully sourced food-grade raw materials and our facility exceeds all GMP standards.  In fact, kudos to NeoCell for recently receiving  a 100% score on their Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) audit. (This is a voluntary program that involves third-party inspections to ensure that manufacturing processes meets the highest standards when it comes to quality and safety.) 


During the first NeoCell giveaway, so many of you responded that you’d like to try one or more of their body and joint health supplements! Well, NeoCell is amazing and they’re very graciously provided yet another giveaway for New Full of New readers.  Love NeoCell!

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(ENDED) $500 Summer Dreams Cash Giveaway


Welcome to the $500 Summer Dreams Cash Giveaway!

Nest Full of New and Giveaway Promote have joined forces with an amazing group of bloggers to bring you this great giveaway. One lucky reader will win $500 cash!

Summer is ending soon. Wouldn’t you love to have one more quick getaway to celebrate? Maybe you need a little cash to help fund the never-ending list of school supplies and new shoes. Whatever it is, the Summer Dreams Cash Giveaway just might get you there!

Enter to win $500 cash via PayPal.

Complete the tasks below to earn entries into this giveaway.

Refer your friends using your unique link to earn even more chances to win.

Open Worldwide.
Ends at 11:59pm ET on August 19th, 2014.

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(ENDED) Petbrosia: Pet Food Isn’t One-Size-Fits-All #Giveaway




Don’t miss the giveaway at the end for a chance to win Petbrosia for your pet, too!


Flashington Oscar – also know as Flash, Pooka-doo, Boogie Boy, Punky, Dumb Dog, Stretchy McGillicuddy and many variations thereof. Whatever you call him, we love our goofy dachshund, but he’s a little chunky. Because that breed is susceptible to back and joint problems, we’ve been working with out vet to help him drop a few pounds.  When Petbrosia asked if we’d like to try their pet food, I though this was a great opportunity to help Flash get back to his former svelte self!

Feeding pets based on their ideal body condition will lead to a longer and higher quality of life. Petbrosia is a new-to-the-world technology and service that allows pet diets to be custom designed for individual pets, to meet their unique nutritional needs. When I visited, the simple ordering process asked for specific information about Flash such as his breed, age, weight and activity level. Using some fancy algorithms, a custom blend was delivered directly to our house in a few days, eliminating the need to go to a store. The automatic replenishment program then automatically adjusts the nutritional profile of the maturing pet…this is the first food that actually grows with your pet. The formulation is a “super premium” natural formula.

They determine the right Petbrosia diet for your pet based on their breed, age, weight, food allergies, activity level, and other needs you feel should be brought to their attention (I mentioned the need to protect his joints, for example, and they fact that he loves fruits and veggies.) Petbrosia then automatically adjusted his energy requirements and ensured appropriate nutrition for him. The main ingredients in all Petbrosia formulas are all-natural meats, fruits, and vegetables grown and raised in America. No unnecessary fillers or artificial additives. The different blends address 7 key areas of your pet’s health ranging from maintaining a healthy coat and skin to supporting a strong immune system. (See: 5 steps to a healthier dog)


When Flash’s bag of food arrived, it contained a description of the food and a customized feed plan specifically for him and his nutritional and health needs.

Petbrosia delivery

Petbrosia 1

I was very happy to see that the first ingredient is deboned chicken (there is also a salmon variety.)

Petbrosia 2

And one of the cats went straight for the box…

Petbrosia cat

Flash has never really turned up his nose to any kind of food – the main reason we’re where we are now. However, he seemed to enjoy the Petbrosia food more than his normal food. He also didn’t have a problem transitioning to the new food, but if you’d like more info on that you can find it here.

After a month of Petbrosia food, I’m happy to report that Flash has lost almost a half pound! The vet is pleased and he passed her examination just this week. I’m a Petbrosia fan and it seems that Flash is, too. he’ll staying on this healthier diet!


Our Quality Assurance

  1. We only buy the highest quality ingredients grown and raised in America.
  2. Once we receive our ingredients, our trained quality control experts run a series of tests for contamination, nutrition profile, and freshness.
  3. Our quality control experts continue to test your product during production, testing for mold, e-coli, salmonella, bacteria, and other contaminants.
  4. Before your pet’s box of Petbrosia is sealed, we conduct a detailed visual inspection before it is approved for shipment.
  5. Your box of Petbrosia is tracked from the moment it leaves our facilities to the moment it arrives on your doorstep.

What Petbrosia Doesn’t Do

  • We never use ingredients from untrustworthy sources with low health and safety standards
  • We have never been subject to a recall
  • We never add artificial preservatives, synthetic dyes, or flavors

Right now, Nest Full of New readers can receive $10 off their first purchase of Petbrosia Pet Foods by entering the promotional code: BRS510.

Petbrosia has generously offered to give a 3 pound bag of Petbrosia to a lucky Nest Full of New Reader (U.S. only and they’re not shipping to Alaska and Hawaii, yet – sorry!) Enter here!

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Every pet is unique.™  Their food should be too.


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