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Propresser Stainless Steel Garlic Press Review


I don’t understand people who don’t love garlic. I have to assume they’ve only been exposed to inferior, dried up versions from dusty old store shelves. For me, the tingly bite of fresh garlic or the complex smoothness of roasted garlic are taste sensations beyond compare. I suppose some are turned off by the odor, […]


Eye & Mighty Eyelash Curler Review & Giveaway!


When I mentioned to one of my friends that I was going to review an eyelash curler, she asked what I feel is an extremely valid question: “Is there really any difference between eyelash curlers?” I told her I think there definitely is and after testing out the Eye & Mighty Eyelash Curler,  my opinion […]

Shark Tank Swag Box Giveaway Winner!


I’m kind of blown away at how successful this giveaway turned out to be! I appreciate every single person who stopped by to enter. And I saw how hard many of you work at getting in your daily tweets and entries! I wish I had prizes for each one of you. Since there can be […]


Wild Berry Pie


It’s hard to believe it’s already July! We’ve been busy swimming at the lake, working on the garden and having sleepovers. If the house isn’t constantly full of giggling herds of little girls, it just isn’t summer. Aside from the fact that I need to invest in a grocery store to keep the grazing horde […]

Don’t Miss Out! Additional 40% Off at Tea’s Semi-Annual Sale!


**This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. This is it, Tea Collection’s Semi-Annual Sale is going all out and marking sale items down an additional 40% off starting today (7/3) and ending Monday (7/7). Sweet dresses, tees, onesies and more all filled […]

Mabel’s Lables Back-to-School Early Bird Sale!


*This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Now that school is out and kids are off to camp, are you looking around your house and wondering where all of the water bottles, hooded jackets and that extra pair of sneakers disappeared to? […]


Kiva Organic Cacao Powder (Cocoa – Chocolate Powder) Review


  Especially in the summer, I crave icy cold smoothies. I’m always looking for new things to add to my smoothies, both to make them healthier and to improve the flavor. That’s why I was excited to try this Organic Cacao Powder from Kiva. 100% Raw, Vegan, Non-GMO, Pure Organic- it doesn’t get much healthier […]

Guylian Belgian Chocolate Giveaway! Ends July 15!


I adore Guylian Chocolates and couldn’t be happier to bring this delicious giveaway to my readers! Good luck, little yams!     Welcome to the Guylian Chocolate Giveaway Sponsored by Guylian Chocolates Hosted by Tales From A Southern Mom   One lucky reader of Tales From A Southern Mom and The Outspoken Yam will win […]


Chocolate Robot Invasion!


I received this awesome shipment of handmade chocolates by Kreations by Kris thanks to the sweet Twillypop! Her tiny chocolate robots and marshmallow-filled Lego blocks are unequivocally one of the coolest things I’ve ever seen. Everything came packed in pretty flowered tins. The moment I opened the first tin, the delectable aroma of high quality, […]


AKVIS Oil Paint Review


I’ve been playing around with various Photoshop filters lately, so I was excited to have a chance to try out AKVIS Oil Paint, a software program that allows you to transform your photos into oil paintings. You can install it as a Photoshop plugin or a standalone program. It comes with a variety of presets […]