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Melloneat Melon Slicer Set Review

Melloneat Melon Slicer Set Review

Melloneat Melon Slicer Set

The Melloneat melon slicer set comes with two melon slicers and a strawberry huller. I know in the video I call it a decorer but the technical term is “huller.” Each piece is individually wrapped inside the box pictured below.

Melloneat Melon Slicer Set Review

The strawberry huller is pretty simple to operate. You just squeeze down on the button, which opens the jaws of the little device. You then place it around the leaves of the strawberry and let it slide shut, thus removing the leaves from the fruit of the strawberry.

The melon slicers themselves are pretty slick. The blades aren’t very sharp, but each blade is different. One side has teeth, the other has holes. The blades are kept a uniform width apart by a thin piece of metal at the tip, although applying pressure does make the blades go closer to one another. This makes it so not only can you slice the melon out of the fruit (or apparently use it on cake), but you can flip the melon slicer over and grab the piece you just sliced by closing the sides around the food.

You can check out this on Amazon HERE.

Disclaimer: I did receive this melon slicer set by Melloneat at a discount in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

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Collapsible Wine Flasks Review

Collapsible Wine Flasks & Accessories

Collapsible Wine Flasks and Accessories

Sold By: Jokel Products

The collapsible wine flasks made by Jokel are a very beautiful red color. I love the fact that the wine flasks also come with accessories, namely, I love the funnel. It does come with a multi-purpose tool, with a knife and a corkscrew. Below is the packaging that it came in.

Collapsible Wine Flasks & Accessories

Below I have everything laid out that comes in the listing on Amazon. I do want to point out how flat the funnel is right now. The very tip of the funnel does stick out a little bit, but it is otherwise pretty flat.

Collapsible Wine Flasks & Accessories

On to the meat of the review. Pictured below are the two wine flasks that come in the set. Each one has a screw on top and can hold 750 mL of liquid. A lot of wine bottles do actually come in 750 mL, but this can be used for any liquid. If you want water, or some other liquid to take with you, this would certainly be a lot easier to pack and carry around than a couple of bottles of water of the same (or relative) volume.

Collapsible Wine Flasks & Accessories

Next, pictured below is the funnel. Is is a very vivid blue and is easy to pop out and pop back together. It does have a little piece sticking out on the edge of the fattest part to allow you to clip the funnel to something.

Collapsible Wine Flasks & Accessories

Finally, the last piece in the set is the multi-purpose tool. It has a corkscrew, a knife, a bottle opener on either end. The knife is pretty sharp and the cork screw works well. I did share a bottle of wine with my husband over the course of a few days, and we used the collapsible wine flasks to store the wine in-between meals so that way it wouldn’t roll around like it normally does in the refrigerator.

Collapsible Wine Flasks & Accessories

Overall, I really like the set. Two flasks that hold a nice amount of liquid (does not have to be wine), a multi-purpose tool, and a collapsible funnel. Great for on-the-go. I would definitely recommend this little set.

You can check out this on Amazon HERE.

Disclaimer: I did receive these collapsible wine bottles for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

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Lace Wrappers for Cupcakes Review

Lace Cupcake Wrappers Review (aerial view)

Cupcake Lace Wrappers 100 Filigree Artistic Bake Cake Paper Cups

Sold By: Winnerbuy

These are some pretty cute cupcake wrappers. I would suggest using a little bit thicker wrapper while baking, such as a silicone cupcake wrapper. The lace wrappers had a hard time wrapping around cupcakes that I had used paper wrappers on, versus the silicone ones. My favorite way to use the lace wrappers though is pictured below, where I used a silicone mold of a paw print to make some cupcakes with leftover batter. They were such a hit that I made some for a dog loving friend of mine for their birthday.

Lace Cupcake Wrappers Review (aerial view)

They are pretty easy to use. The wrappers do seem to be best wrapped one way versus another, it pops apart pretty quickly if you go the wrong way. The wrappers helped keep the paw prints from sticking to each other, but the cupcakes did not stick to the lace wrappers.

Lace Cupcake Wrappers Review (side view)

Overall, I have been pretty pleased with these. They arrive flat and laid out nicely, although it is pretty simple to pop them up toe the lace wrappers that they can be.

You can check out this on Amazon HERE.

Disclaimer: I did receive these lace cupcake wrappers at a discount in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

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Ozeri 12in Wok Review

Ozeri Wok Review

12-Inch Green Earth Wok with Smooth Ceramic Non-Stick Coating (100% PTFE and PFOA Free)

By: Ozeri

Sold By: Moderna Housewares LLC

I honestly love the Ozeri brand. This is the first wok I’ve gotten, and it definitely is different than the pans that Ozeri has. The pans have a honeycomb texture on the bottom of the pan, whereas the wok has a smooth texture to it. Even with the smooth texture, Ozeri still gives the wok a beautiful finish and it really is non-stick. I put it to the test the other day (or should I say that my twin toddlers put it to the test). I was cooking in it, and let it sit a little too long. On other brands, I would worry that I would have had charred chicken stuck to the bottom of the pan/skillet/wok. Not so with this, it still moved freely and I did not have any charred and burnt on bits to deal with afterwards.

Ozeri Wok Review

Below I have pictured a Thai curry with lobster. This was the perfect way to cook such a soupy meal. I did have rice cooking in a rice cooker, but this handled the Thai curry perfectly. I scored on Target that week, with 50% off lobster and about 60% off a simmer sauce for Thai curry.

Ozeri Wok Review

Washing this was a piece of cake too. Not only did it stand up to my scatterbrained cooking, but it also was very easy to clean. No elbow grease required, just a little hot water and some soap and it was ready to go again. I definitely would recommend the Ozeri brand, this wok has just furthered my belief that they are amazing and high quality. (Keep in mind, I actually gave a skillet away as a wedding gift a few short months ago!)

You can check out this on Amazon HERE.

Disclaimer: I did receive this Ozeri wok for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

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Pepper Grinder by Ozeri Review

Ozeri Pepper Grinder Review (full of peppercorn)

Savore Soft Touch Electric Pepper Grinder and Mill

Ozeri

The Ozeri pepper grinder is an electric grinder that has 3 settings. The pepper grinder takes 6 AAA batteries, which you can access or change by taking off the top piece by twisting. After you get inside just squeeze the two pieces that are sticking out at the bottom to pull the battery compartment out. Be careful when replacing the newly changed batteries back into the body of the grinder, the button is very sensitive and will set off if bumped.

Ozeri Pepper Grinder Review (the grinder)

The grinder does hold a decent amount of peppercorn. I was actually surprised at how much it could hold. The compartment is easy enough to fill, and you can easily see when you are getting close to being full. I would recommend leaving a little more space than you would think since you need to reattach the top to the compartment, and the two pieces that you use to pull the battery compartment out do stick out a bit from the bottom.

The grinder does not sit entirely flat when upright, the grinder sticks out just a tiny bit. It does manage to stand up though, it just is a little bit wobbly.

Changing the different settings for the grinding, whether you want fine grounds or rougher, large pieces, is dictated by the little silver push pieces on the side below the glass compartment. I personally prefer the smallest setting, but the larger does have its perks. When switching between the settings I would recommend turning the grinder upside down, running it for a second or two, then shaking out the bits that have been ground. The grinder does not want to switch settings if there is peppercorn stuck between the part that grinds, and doing what I mentioned helps clear it so that you can switch it pretty easily.

Ozeri Pepper Grinder Review (full of peppercorn)

Below is pictured the peppercorn that has been ground by the Ozeri pepper grinder. It does have the three different settings all shown in the glass. It really is simple to operate, and the button pushes very easily and starts spitting out the ground pepper pretty quickly.

Ozeri Pepper Grinder Review (the ground pepper)

Overall, I definitely would recommend this pepper grinder. I do want to mention, it does seem somewhat stubborn sometimes getting it to come apart, for say changing the battery or adding more peppercorns, but other than that, I wholeheartedly recommend this. I have not had it very long to see how long the batteries last, but if it is an issue, I would recommend using rechargeable batteries, especially since you use 6 AAA batteries at a time.

You can check out this on Amazon HERE.

Disclaimer: I did receive this Ozeri pepper grinder for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

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Fuzion Flavor Review

Fuzion Flavor Review

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Fuzion Cookware Flavor Injectors – Large Size

By: Fuzion Cookware

This is such a cute little set of flavor injectors by Fuzion Cookware. The injectors actually look like mini pipettes.

The suction on the flavor injectors is not the strongest in the world, it does take a squeeze or two sometimes to get the desired amount of liquid into the bulb of the injector. I will recommend, if you are doing something that is smaller, such as cupcakes, to do less liquid, you do not want a runny mess.

Fuzion Flavor Review

If you are going for decoration, they definitely work as such.

The small mouths of the injectors make it easy to add liquids to baked goods, with very little evidence to there ever being an injector there in the first place.

Overall, I definitely think this is a cute little bag of flavor injectors by Fuzion Cookware. If you are in the market for something like this, I definitely recommend them.

You can check out this on Amazon HERE.

Disclaimer: I did receive this for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

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Matcha Green Tea (Organic) Review

Matcha Green Tea (Organic) Review

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I will start out by saying that you will want to test out how much matcha you actually want to put into your tea. It recommends 1 teaspoon a day as the recommended serving, and I would say that you will want to do at least 12-16 oz of water with that. I found that to be a little too strong, and I did get it right over time for my personal taste (although my husband does like it a little weaker than I do). I would recommend, if you do not care for the matcha as a tea, you can make a cake. It was pretty simple, some flour, egg, and sugar, and it actually had a sweet yet matcha flavor cake. I used a little mold to make my cake, and I personally thought it was delicious like that. So if you do not like the tea by itself, I wholeheartedly recommend trying to use the liquid to make a little cake.

It does not need to be made like that, but I was interested in how to use it as a baking ingredient, so I went with it, and it is actually really yummy.

I do recommend this matcha green tea powder, it makes a really potent and very earthy flavored tea.

You can check out this on Amazon HERE.

Disclaimer: I did receive this matcha green tea for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

Matcha Green Tea (Organic) Review

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Ozeri 12″ Green Earth Frying Pan Review

Ozeri frying pan review

I actually have two of these frying pans, or I should say, I did have two of the frying pans by Ozeri. I absolutely loved the frying pan that I got, so I got another for a wedding present.

The frying pan comes with not only the frying pan itself, but also a little piece of felt that can be folded and put out of the way when you are using the frying pan. However, when you are not using the pan, the little green piece of felt works perfectly at allowing other pots / pans to stack on top of the frying pan by Ozeri, and no scratching happens to the surface of the Ozeri pan.

Ozeri frying pan review

I wanted to include the description that is on Amazon, I felt that it summed it up quite well.

Utilizing GREBLON — an ultra-safe dual ceramic coating from Germany, the Green Earth Pan by Ozeri is one of the world’s first frying pans to achieve non-stick perfection while remaining absolutely free of PTFE, PFOA and APEO. Conventional cookware and other ceramic cookware brands achieve their non-stick performance through a coating of PTFE (PolyTetraFluoroEthylene), a synthetic substance that has waxy properties. At very high temperatures, PTFE begins to decompose and release fumes which are documented to be lethal to birds and small pets, and can be harmful to humans. In addition, traditional pans incorporating PTFE are often manufactured with the aid of PFOA (PerFluoroOctanoic Acid), which the EPA has classified as a ‘persistent pollutant of the environment’, and APEO (Alkylphenol ethoxylates), which are under restricted use in Germany due to environmental concerns about their poor biodegradability, toxicity to aquatic life, and potential to act as endocrine disrupters. With the Green Earth Pan’s GREBLON ceramic from Germany, even under high temperatures, no harmful toxic substances are ever released into the environment. This is because the Green Earth Pan utilizes an inert, 100% ceramic coating inspired by nature – not a laboratory. The Green Earth Pan’s ceramic coating is completely free of PTFE, PFOA and APEO substances, and far more durable and scratch-resistant than other non-stick surfaces. With better non-stick properties, the Green Earth Pan allows you to saute, fry, bake, boil and braise with as little as half the amount of oil normally used, and cleaning is a breeze. The Green Earth Pan by Ozeri is made of the highest quality die-cast aluminum that allows for even cooking and fantastic browning without hot spots. It boasts a magnetized bottom for rapid heat transfer on induction stoves, and a heat resistant silicone coated handle. This version of the Green Earth Pan features a honeycomb ceramic cooking surface that provides small air pockets for even greater heat distribution beneath food and a superior cooking performance. Your satisfaction is guaranteed. GREBLON ceramic made by Weilburger GmbH, Germany. Final assembly in China.

Basically, long story short, it cooks food really well. It is beautifully presented and it has a felt piece that folds up when not in use, but is meant specifically to help protect the frying pan when it is stored away and not in use. The frying pan that I use has been amazing, and I fervently hope that the newly married couple I got this for enjoys their Ozeri frying pan as much as I have enjoyed mine.

Ozeri frying pan review

I definitely recommend this, I mean, hey I did get this specifically for a wedding present, that must mean I’m impressed with it right?

Ozeri frying pan review

You can check out this on Amazon HERE.

Disclaimer: I did receive this Green Earth frying pan by Ozeri in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

Ozeri frying pan review

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30 in 30 Top Notch Combo Review

Top Notch 30 in 30 Combo Review

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I really recommend the Top Notch 30 in 30 if you are wanting a meal replacement that is quick and easy, and even tastes good. I love the idea of having individual packets. I have gotten several different protein shakes to try in the past, and I felt like I was making myself adult formula. I scoop it out into the desired amount of liquid, just like you do baby formula. This way, I just open the packet, add it to the desired amount, and shake it in my tumbler. There is no room for error with the correct amount of powder. The taste is really good too, which I didn’t think I would ever be able to say about a protein shake. I thought they were all “grin and bear it,” because there were several I couldn’t even finish due to their taste. I have been replacing my breakfast with this, and I have noticed that it really does fill me up (I just have to wait half an hour before I feel “full”). Once I get past that half hour I don’t have a huge urge to eat until lunch time. I love the simplicity of this shake, it is great for on the go people. I love both flavors. I like that I can alternate between the two flavors, which allows me to have a vanilla breakfast and a chocolate lunch, which has helped cut down on time, and it also has helped me get a consistent (and healthier than before) diet. I definitely recommend this, it has been so yummy and it is incredibly filling.

Below is the packaging for the vanilla ice cream packets.

Top Notch 30 in 30 Combo Review

Below is the packaging for the chocolate cake packets.

Top Notch 30 in 30 Combo Review

Below is how the individual packets arrive.

Top Notch 30 in 30 Combo Review

You can check out this on Amazon HERE.

Disclaimer: I did receive this 30 in 30 combo pack for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

Top Notch 30 in 30 Combo Review

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Shot Glass Reviews

MakeEmLaugh Shot Glass Review

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There are several shot glasses I want to talk about in this post. The first is a shot glass perfect for one of my friends, but not so much for me. The other is a shot glass that every Harry Potter fan would definitely love to add to their collection.

1995 Happy 21st Shot Glass

A glass to commemorate the ones born in 1995. Sadly, I am turning the ripe old age of 23 this year so this shot glass does not apply to me. However, I have plenty of friends who could use this. It actually is a gift that I will be giving to my friend, eager to turn 21 this year, 2016. The shot glass itself is really sturdy and can take a few knocks, it doe show finger prints rather easily.

MakeEmLaugh Shot Glass Review 1995 Happy 21st

Polyjuice Potion Assume Form Shot Glass

Polyjuice potion, the first potion that is really known in the Harry Potter world. The Polyjuice potion is a potion to alter one’s appearance, or to in essence, change oneself. This allows the person to do that, because alcohol is known to be a very big factor in helping to ease restrictions normally placed on oneself. Plus, it is a reference to Harry Potter, so what adult in my age range, their 20’s, would not love to have a shot glass like that? I have really loved using this even for apple juice, it always makes me smile and the shot glass is the perfect size to throw back a swallow, so when I need that sip of juice on the go, I can definitely turn to my Polyjuice potion assume form shot glass.

MakeEmLaugh Shot Glass Review PolyJuice Potion Assume Form

You can check out the “1995 Happy 21st” shot glass on Amazon HERE.

You can check out the “Polyjuice Potion Assume Form” shot glass on Amazon HERE.

Disclaimer: I did receive these shot glasses for free in exchange for my honest and unbiased review.

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