Posts Tagged ‘crowdtap’

Posted: November 12, 2013 in Food and Drink, Life
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I love! That said, its a website that allows you to interact with various brands by doing photo challenges, quickhit questions and various other activities. Check it out here and see if its something you might like, Crowdtap. One of the most fun activities is to be chosen for a sample and share. This time around I was lucky enough to get picked for the largest home party so far, the Truvia Brunch Party! I received many Truvia products, individual packets, spoonable product and Truvia Baking.

IMG_2019Here is my daughter getting ready to bake with Truvia! We had fun getting ready for the brunch party. We make some Raspberry Oatmeal Bars from the Truvia website, We also made blended coffee using Truvia natural sweetener instead of sugar!

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I also got some various other products that were equally yummy! Folgers Coffee, Smuckers Stawberry Jam, a great wooden spoon and even an apron!

Our guest came in and out throughout the morning, but I did manage to catch one picture with a few gals that stopped by for brunch!

IMG_0933Thanks to everyone that came by, I loved visiting over pastries, goodies and hot coffee and a big thank you to Truvia and Crowdtap for making it a great morning!


A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to try out some of the McCormick Grill Mates brand products. I was excited, since I had been eyeing them in the store for a while and wanted to try them out before the summer was over.


I recieved the kit courtesy of McCormicks and I bought chicken, steak and got all my marinateds going and ready for the BBQ. It helps also to have some SkinnyGirl products on hand while cooking… 🙂


I recieved in the kit:

  • Party Booklet
  • Grill Mats® Apron
  • Grill Mates® Spiced Brandy & Herb Marinade
  • Grill Mates® Slow and Low Memphis Pit BBQ Rub
  • Grill Mates® Montreal Steak Seasoning Blend
  • Grill Mates® Molasses Bacon Seasoning Blend
  • Grill Mates® Brown Sugar Bourbon BBQ Sauce

My favorite was teh Brown Sugar Bourbon BBQ Sauce but all of the products were really good. We invited some close friends over and made enough food for everyone to try a little bit of each product. Many of my friends were really impressed and have since bought some of the items to use at their own homes!

Out of all the pictures we took, I have two favorites that make me laugh…


My mom and daughter laughing at a funny story… and


my daughter looking less than enthused while the guys talk shop behind her!

A while back I joined the website So far its been a lot of fun intereacting with brands and other consumers. They have different ways to interact from Quickhits (quick poll type format) to moderated discussions. I have participated in Lego, Starbucks, McCormick Grillmate discussions and many more.

I was picked to do a sample survey in connection with Woolite. I have always been aware of the brand but have never really used it before. I recieved 12 sample packets of Woolite Extra Dark Care  in the mail to share with my friends. I kept one for myself and distributed the rest to friends and co-workers. All of the feedback was very positive and I myself really liked the product. I have already used the coupon given and bought myself the product.