Monday, October 5, 2009

Fall Give-Away Here at One Blessed Mama!

I am so excited about this carnival. I have not participated in many and I am so super excited to be giving away something that I adore and could not live without!!!
Brace yourself because it is the best thing ever!! I have not shared much about my passion for nutrition supplements and my love of using toxic free, green cleaners but this is one of my loves! I actually try to tell everyone I know about it-- so now it's your turn!

I love Shaklee. Shaklee is so near and dear to my heart because I think Shaklee products have saved my families health.

I am a vitamin nut. My kids take vitamins, I take vitamins, and I make my husband takes vitamins. Beginning in April 2008, I started us on a religious vitamin diet and totally toxic cleaning program. Since that time, we have only been sick once with the 24-hour flu bug (and that was just last week!) and we have had absolutely NO asthma attacks (We are an asthmatic house. It's actually really an ugly situation!) .
**This is a picture of my (purple plate) and my husband's (green) vitaimins to take with dinner.**

Here are some quick stats for you!

"Recent studies have shown that exposure to household cleaning chemicals increases the likelihood of asthma among children."

"In New York, a study of urban minority asthma sufferers revealed that 61% of individuals working in janitorial jobs reported exacerbations of their asthma symptoms associated with their workplace."
Click here for articles.

My son, Dylan, also has what is called the Triangle -- Asthma, Eczema, and Food Allergies. So before I found Shaklee, I was making my own detergent (I not only was doing to help his skin but I thought it saved us $$, little did I know that Shaklee was cheaper!! Ugh! All those hours of grinding soup!).

My son, Lincoln, has severe asthma and I have EVERY female issue in the book. I am so excited to say that through (our Sweet Lord, first!) diet, exercise and nutrition, we are all healthy without the use of steroids OR hormones.

But besides my love for vitamin, I am convinced that Shaklee is the way to go for green and economical cleaning products.

So without further adoo (and NO I'm not giving away vitamins!!) I want to introduce what I am giving away... Because the flu and swine flu and all other illnesses are floating around I thought it would be fitting to give away TWO bottle of Shaklee's Basic G- Germicide cleaner to TWO lucky winners!

Now a little bit about the cleaner... Here is the description from Shaklee and I would without a doubt absolutely second it!

Basic-G® Concentrated Germicide Quart --Tough on Germs!!--
Bacteria, fungi, and viruses can wreak havoc on your family's health and safety. Used as directed, Basic-G tackles over 40 of these pesky microbes, including several animal viruses. That makes it an excellent choice for use in the kitchen, bathroom, or pet area. In addition to being economical - one quart makes up to 64 gallons - it's also EPA registered.

I use Basic- G on EVERYTHING! Here is an example, we take our trash to a local incinerator to save money on trash. Sometimes we get a little behind and it just sits in our garage. Well last week was one of those weeks. Here comes in the problem, last week I did the last of the tomatoes and I didn't pay attention and the trash bags leaked all over the garage floor. When my husband finally took trash, it SUPER stunk! So I took my little handy, dandy Basic-G and poured a little on the spots, let it sit, and about an hour later hosed it off. The smell is totally gone, as well as the spots. I was amazed!
So leave a comment below on why you and your family need some Basic-G in your home and TWO lucky winners will be picked randomly Friday morning! **For U.S. bloggers only.**
There are some GREAT products to be given away, so head on over to Heavenly Homemakers!

**If you are interested more about Shaklee please contact me and I would love to share more of my family's story!**


Zimmersgirl said...

Your giveaway would be wonderful for any home--but especially those with little ones. :)

jsknowlton said...

That sounds like a good product. Thanks for sharing.

Theresa said...

I would be interested! We have asthma, eczema, and allergies in our household. I think that's reason enough! (if I don't win, I might eventually buy some, it sounds great!) Thanks for letting us know about it!

fivewinks said...

I have never heard of this stuff. Why do we need it? I can't think of a reason why we wouldn't. We suffer from allergies. One of my daughters has eczema and allergies. I would love to get rid of the smells and the germs without the house smelling like Lysol. Thank you.

Tweeterbird said...

I believe we could definitely use it. Most of the products I try to use for cleaning have chlorox in it which my boys are very allergic to. Those products put splits in their hands. I believe Basic G may be gentler on hands.
Thanks for offering this product.

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Kate said...

I have slowly been taking baby steps to having a more "green" home. As I use up my cleaning supplies, I am trying to replace them with non toxic alternatives. I would love to try the basic g. Thanks for the giveaway, hope to win :)


carlisle clan conversation... said... husband has just begun his detergent making journey & we would love this!

Thanks & blessings!

Miracle said...

I would love to try this stuff. I am very into not using chemicals in my home. Usually I just clean with vinegar and baking soda, but my husband always worries that it's not anti-bacterial enough, so this would make him happy.

Miracle Quelle

Lorrie Briggs said...

I have considered trying this product in the past. This would be a great way to win some.

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kamewh said...

I would love to try this in my home- I have 2 young children and I am always on the lookout for safer products!

Christian Frugal Mama said...

Thanks for the giveaway! I would love to try this cleaner because I am always looking for products that work well. I healthier product would be even better!

camelfam said...

Thank you for the giveaway. I clean w/ nontoxic cleaners because my daughter has eczema. We noticed a huge difference when we switched. I've always wanted to try Shaklee!

Heather said...

I have never seen this product but I am always looking for natural products to clean my home especially with 4 small children!

Faerie Mom said...

I have been trying to go greener with our cleaners. This looks like a great one! I would love to try it. My family has been dealing with a lot of illness lately and I really need to scrub down the whole house to get rid of all of the germs.... but I hate to spread chemicals everywhere!

Anonymous said...

What a wonderful giveaway!

pinecone304 said...

I have used basic G in the past and really liked it. I would love to get back to using it. I too make most of my own cleaners to stay away from toxins. What a great giveaway. Thank you.

melanie said...

We would love to try some Basic G here!
Thank you for a great give-away!

Jeanine said...

my 11 year old suffers from migraines and i've always wondered if taking care of the microbes in our house would help. if i try this and it works, i'd def buy more!

Meghan said...

We've switched over to natural cleaners, but I'm still looking for something with the oomph to scrub the cat's litter box that's still safe for her.

Mary Ann said...

I would love to win the cleaner since I'm been slowly switching to natural cleaners, mostly homemade for cost. I need something that's strong enough to clean the bathroom and leave it smelling fresh and clean.

I have asthma too and that was the main reason I switched from all the chemicals to natural stuff. A person should not start wheezing when they use cleaning products, which is what was happening to me every time I cleaned. I feel so much better now!

Em. said...

I always want to try Shaklee, but the freebie cleaners the grocer gives me seem to overtake my green brain. I would love to try this product.

Thanks for hosting a giveaway!


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miggyb10 said...

I have thought of purchasing this product before but now I will - with 2 little girls with allergies and severe eczema I am willing to try anything to help them!!! I would be interested in a post about the vitamins your family takes. Thank you!!!

Bessers said...

I have two young children and a dog. Getting our home clean is always a challenge. I've mainly been using another non-toxic cleaner concentrate, but it's almost gone, so I would love to try this one out.

Donielle said...

I have 2 little ones, one will be crawling in a few months, and I love to use natural or homemade cleaners to keep my house clean! I truly think it keeps us all healthier as a result! I've never tried Shakelee stuff though!

bison61 said...

I have never tried these products-but I try to clean with natural soaps. this sounds like a great idea

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Serenity said...

I would love to try this!


Lenetta @ Nettacow said...

I'm just starting to eye Shaklee after reading that the H2 can be used as insect repellent. Seriously - soap instead of really icky chemicals? Whoa. Thanks for the chance!
nettacow at gmail dot com

LeeAnn said...

My daughter is 4 mo old and I'd like to try greener cleaning products. Thx!

Mrs. said...

We love Basic H but haven't tried Basic G. Thank you for participating in the Fall give-away carnival.

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Bri said...

Thanks for the opportunity!

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