Sunday, March 25, 2012

Are your children SAFE at school??

I know my children are NOT!!
The school let My daughter leave with 
a MAN that was not her Father 
no questions asked!!

This is not the first time my daughters safety has come into question at this school. The day before I had spoke to the principle about an ONGOING bully issue that my daughter was having. I had to call the super of the school on wed afternoon because i did not get the answers from the principle that I wanted as a worried parent of a child who had already been beat at school!!. 

We come to Thurs.(3/21)

The principle drug my daughter out of her 7th period class (just 1 more class left of the day) to tell her that she is a problem, disruption, liar, brat etc..... My daughter who is 16, quickly got up and walked away from the principle while he was still talking to her ..(that was wrong of her and we are dealing with this issue) BUT he suspended her from school for walking away~ .. The principle called ME and told ME to go pick up my daughter,NOW... I was having some major health issues (which the school and principle KNEW about, I had told them the day before that i had just been released from the hospital and was in frail health) so I could not go pick her up at that very moment. 
Seeing that I was unable to pick up my daughter, my brother who is visiting from out of town said he would go get her. I let him go expecting a call from the school because he has never been up to her school. To my surprise they come home together!!
The school let a STRANGER (to them) walk in and leave with my daughter no questions asked!!
My brothers home address is 400+ miles away from her school and he had not seen my daughter, other than in pictures for OVER 10 years! So he is NOT on her pick up list!
No one from the school questioned who she left with. They didn't ask his for his name, ID or anything!! 
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It bothered me so much over the weekend that he was able to leave with my child no questions asked so I called the school this morning(3/25) and asked "Do YOU know who you let my daughter leave with on thurs" The front office sec told me "her father picked her up". when I responded with NO it was not her father and if you would have asked for HIS ID you would have known that, she quickly transferred me to the principle Mr Albus who told me
"I don't KNOW and don't care WHO your daughter left the school with!!  
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This is JUST not right!!
THIS SCARES THE CRAP OUT OF ME!!

What if my brother had not been here that day??
Would they have let her leave with JUST anyone??
I was so sick and weak that i passed out and was rushed back to the hospital and readmitted on thurs(3/21)!!~
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What really gets me about all this is~ the school KNOWS I am her ONLY Parent, (ALL THE SCHOOLS MY CHILDREN ATTEND KNOW THIS) why did they allow her to leave with a MALE no questions asked and then assume it was HER FATHER??


Who is protecting our children from freaks taking them from school if not the school officials??
These are teenagers and teenagers DON'T ALWAYS make the best choices!!

Please share this with your friends and family!!
If this school takes this point of view with MY DAUGHTER are your kids safe??
It should not matter if  they think she is a "BRAT"~ The school officials should know who they are sending our children home with when its NOT the childs parent!!
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The School is Wichita Falls High School, located in Wichita Falls, Texas...
The "house principle" is Mr. Doug Albus.
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a little back ground ~~. My daughter had NEVER been suspended from school until Feb 2013. She was suspended in Feb for "fighting". (the school has a NO touching other students policy,  EVEN if they hit/touch you first)..My daughter now has a criminal record because of the fight in FEB....anyway,....This is THE SAME GIRL that i went to talk to the principle about on wed. SHE had hit my daughter before and was threatening bodily harm to my daughter AGAIN and in front of  witnesses!!  .. I was afraid for my daughters safety!! 
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What would you do if this was YOUR child??

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Dropps detergent~ Review


What are dropps?

Compact, 6x concentrated, distinctive: these are Dropps detergent
 
Pre-measured, Dropps are extremely convenient pacs of liquid laundry detergent that consumers toss directly into the washer and go! With Dropps, there’s no mess: no longer will you lug around a heavy jug, measuring and pouring copious amounts of detergent that cause spillage—these little eco-friendly pacs dissolve completely in the washer. They are not only versatile enough to work on all fabrics and colors, but also in all temperatures and washers—including HE machines—unlike its competitors.

Dropps provide a newfound softness and freshness in everything from designer jeans to intimates, thanks to the enzyme-free nature of the product. In simplifying the whole laundry process from store to laundry room, Dropps produces multiple benefits crammed into one tiny pac. It even allows Mom to do laundry with one hand, while holding her baby in the other!

Greener for the planet, the Dropps formula has been approved by the EPA’s Design for the Environment (DfE) program, which recognizes formulas with safer chemistry. In removing all water from the formula, we have made it so concentrated that we can put the liquid detergent in a water soluble film, which is 100 percent biodegradable. The small, pre-measured pacs allow us to ditch the detergent jug entirely, thereby reducing the plastic used in packaging the product—along with the energy that goes into shipping it. If you were to compare Dropps to traditional laundry detergent, the same amount of wash loads can be shipped in 1 truck carrying Dropps versus 3 trucks carrying traditional jug detergent. The space reduction extends into the home. The product is incredibly lightweight and space efficient; it takes up less space in the laundry room and on the store shelf. We’ve taken this one step further and teamed up with TerraCycle® to create an innovative recycling solution for its packaging, making Dropps a 100% zero waste liquid laundry detergent.

You can’t go wrong with Dropps: It’s the jack of all laundry!



Dropps are available in 3 varieties~
Fresh scent, scent free and baby!
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For more info about Dropps check out these webpages~
WEBSITE
FACEBOOK
TWITTER

You can purchase Dropps ONLINE.
A pack of 20 loads is $6 or $1 for a pack of 2 loads!  
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I received 2 packs to review. 1 of the Fresh scent and 1 of the baby Dropps. I like the fact that dropps are 6x the normal concentrate of normal detergents. These little dropps pack a big cleaning power! They are very convenient just toss in the washer. add clothes and push the button to start the laundry! Woohoo ~ how easy is that! Even my kids can do laundry now:) Dropps are awesome I washed clothes in both hot and cold water to see which way Dropps cleans better! They were great in both!
I love that Dropps are great on all fabrics, all colors, all temps and all washers!

disclosure~ I received samples of Dropps in order to write this review. all opinions are my own.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Tide Pods Review


It’s been over 30 years since Tide changed the way we have done laundry with liquid Tide –but Tide has innovated again with its newest laundry innovation, Tide Pods. Tide Pods are a multi-dimensional laundry detergent that looks different than any other liquid or unit dose detergent in the market today. What makes Tide Pods work so well? The three chamber design allows the product to brighten, fight stains and clean – delivering a superior clean you can only expect from Tide. What’s more is that the product features a best-in-class film that dissolves and works effectively in all water temperatures. Simply place a pac into the drum of a front or top-loading washing machine before adding clothing – there’s no need to measure, pour or clean up messy spills. The product’s much-anticipated nationwide rollout is March 2012, Tide Pods have hit stores everywhere. They are available 40 count, 57 count and 77 count packages.

Tide’s reinventing the way you do laundry!

1 pac = 1 laundry load
Works in all machine types
Dissolves quickly in hot and cold

How do I use new Tide Pods 3-in-1 detergent?
Just toss Tide Pods into the drum of any washing machine before adding your clothes to wash any size load. Tide laundry detergent pacs clean, brighten, and fight stains so all your looks pop.
Learn more about Tide Pods at the official website for Tide: http://www.tide.com/



With 3 MESSY teenagers in my house, I am looking for ways to make laundry easier. With the NEW Tide Pods it has made my life so much easier. Just toss a Tide Pod in and go about my many other chores for the day. Before, I would have to look at ever piece of clothing before I threw it in the washer and apply stain remover to the stains and check it again at the end of the wash and see if the stain had washed out. Usually a stain would take 2 or 3 washes. With the Tide Pods I just toss all the clothes in and the stain remover finds the stains and removes them~ woohoo. Not only are the clothes clean and free of stains but they are brighter!! The clothes were so clean and bright that my kiddos noticed the difference! My family and I give the Tide Pods a 5 out of 5. The freshness and the stain fighters are awesome! Thanks Tide for a great way to do laundry!

For More info about Tide and their line of products check out the following pages~
Tide Website
Tide Facebook page
Tide Twitter page
Tide YouTube Channel

Get your own sample of Tide Pods HERE

You could have a chance to win a year's worth of Tide HE.  Specially formulated for high-efficiency washers, Tide HE dispenses quickly to get great cleaning performance with only a fraction of the amount of water used in standard machines. Enter HERE

disclosure~ I received 3 sample packages of the NEW tide Pods in order to write my review.  All opinions are my own.

Sunday, March 04, 2012

Perky Pet~ Squirrel-Be-Gone ~ Bird Feeder Review


I am a member of a wonderful blogger program called Perky-Pet® Blogger Review Panel. As a part of this review panel, we receive a bird feeder monthly to review and give our opinion!

For the month of February I received the Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone™ II Home Style Wild Bird Feeder


Product Features:


•Squirrel-Be-Gone™ weight activated system prevents squirrels from feeding

•Durable, all-metal construction with removable roof peak

•Can be hung or pole mounted

•Recommended Seed: Mixed, Black Oil Sunflower, Hulled Sunflower, Safflower
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In January, I received the Perky-Pet® Copper Sip & Seed Waterer, you can read that review HERE.
 For more info on Perky-Pets and the different styles and kinds of bird feeders they can look at their website HERE.
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Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone™ II Home Style Wild Bird Feeder
This innovative squirrel proof feeder keeps squirrels from raiding the bird seed. The home style appearance of this delightful feeder will attract birds - and birdwatchers, too!!

The Perky-Pet® Squirrel-Be-Gone™ II wild bird feeder features a weight activated perch bar that closes to prevent squirrels from accessing the seed supply. Adjustable springs can be calibrated to accommodate different birds sizes and keep away nuisance birds as well as squirrels.

This Squirrel-Be-Gone™ feeder comes in a classic home style design with all metal construction and a removable roof peak for easy filling.

If there are any bird enthusiasts or wildlife admirers in your life, this Squirrel-Be-Gone™ feeder is the perfect gift!

Remember to clean your feeder once every two weeks with a mild soap and water solution.
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The Squirrel Be Gone is $34.82. That's a great price to pay for such a great bird feeder! Its well made and holds lots of feed!
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The kiddos know what the Perky-Pets boxes look like now and they get so excited to reviel the new bird feeder for the month!
The Squirrel be is a large Country style house bird feeder. The rooster on the top opens so that you can add the feed. This bird feeder would not hang from any of our trees because of the size and weight. We had to nail 2 pieces of 2X4's together to make an L shape stand for the bird feeder. The kids run out there every day to see how much seed has been eaten. They also like watching from the window to see which birds come by.


This is the cutest bird feeder I have ever seen!
I luv the lever that closes when a squirrel steps on it.
The first bird feeder i got to review is a haven for squirrels.
They have learned to scoop the seed out of the Perky-Pet® Copper Sip & Seed Waterer.
Its funny watching the squirrels scooping the seed but the seed is for the birds not them. 
With the Squirrel be Gone the squirrels are not getting any seed out:)
That leaves more for the birds! ~ Yippie!
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The kids and I like looking at the Wild Bird Species Library to see what kinds of birds come for a visit.
We have seen lots of Blue Jays and Woodpeckers in our local area since the feeder has gone up.

disclosure~ I received the squirrel Be Gone from Perky pets in sxchage for this review. all opionions are all my own.

Woolite Complete detergent ~ review!

 

 

Woolite® Complete

Available sizes: 50oz, 100oz & 133oz

You are probably familiar with common washing problems, such as your favorite dress or T-shirt fading, your blouse shrinking, or your favorite jeans shrinking.

Woolite COMPLETE gives all your clothes the right balance of cleaning and caring. It doesn't contain harsh ingredients, so it won't cause stretching, shrinking or fading. With Woolite COMPLETE, you can keep all your clothes looking like new!



I received 2 bottles of Woolite Complete from Smiley360 Bloggers program for review.
I used 1 bottle for my review and gave a bottle to my neighbor to get her review of Woolite. She has a bunch of small kiddos and they have nice sunday clothes and good clothes that need to stay in great shape and last them for a bit. My neighbor gave the Woolite a 5 out of 5. She has even started using the Woolite to wash her towels and blankets for the little ones. .

Meanwhile, At our home, we used the Woolite to wash our sports clothing and sweats.

I recently received a pair of sport leggings from Jockey to review. I washed the leggings in Woolite 4 times a week for over 3 weeks. The leggings still look and feel great!  We give Woolite a 5 out of 5. The Woolite didn't fade the clothes and the clothes held their original shape! It is a little pricey for detergent but if you want your clothes to stay in great shape its well worth the cost.
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Woolite® can give your clothes the best possible care against fiber damages,fading and shape loss.

Woolite's formulations are specially produced to not only clean, but also to provide better care against washing related damage than your ordinary detergents.

Woolite® effectively removes everyday dirt, while helping to care for your clothes. For Extra tough or dried in stains, we recommend that you pre-treat the stains with a stain remover such as Resolve Fabric Treatment.
You can use Woolite® for all your clothes. Always remember to look at washing instructions for your clothes before washing them.
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Woolite costs $9.99 at Walgreens. save $2 on this awesome product

disclosure~ I received 2 bottles of 25 load Woolite detergent from Smiley360 in order to write this review. all opinions are my own.

Jockey®Sport Shaping Crop Legging review! “What’s your sport?”

As a member of the Jockey Inner Circle I get the chance
to review AWESOME Jockey products!

This Campaign was the "Whats your Sports" Campaign.

I received a new pair of Jockey Sport Shapping Crop Leggings
to try and review!
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Jockey®Sport Shaping Crop Legging
Style # 742100

•power mesh lining for tummy control
•contour seams for rear lift and shaping
•moisture wicking fabric and wicking gusset
•fitted styling through entire style
•extends approx. to mid-calf
Fabric Content: 88% nylon/ 12% spandex. Machine wash and dry. Imported.
 
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The Shaping crop legging are a part of the Jockey WOMEN'S ACTIVE WEAR. They are designed to fit your workout., whether you're working out our on-the-go. Jockey's women's active wear will keep you looking good and feeling great. Try the new sport shaping collection with exclusive power mesh zones that provide shaping and slimming control.
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I gave my pair to my daughter. She is the active one in our home. Jessica wears the leggings on her daily runs and at practice. She wears them almost daily. Even when she is just relaxing at home. They are the most washed item of her clothes. I have been washing them with Woolite complete (review for Woolite coming later) to keep them soft and in great shape when Jessica needs them:) The leggings I reviewed feature moisture wicking fabric, power mesh lining for tummy control and contour seams for booty shaping. We give them a 5 out of 5. We have washed them many, many times and the leggings held up great! They are comfortable and very light. They lift the booty. They make your legs look longer and leaner! Just look at the pictures below!
Thanks to Jockey for another great product!




These are wonderful leggings and are only $55 when you order them online from Jockey HERE.
They are only available in the color of black at this time.
They are available in sizes S, M, L, XL.

This video is of Jessica showing me what she
can do in her NEW leggings from Jockey.
What can you do in yours??

If she can do this, in hers, just imagine
what "sport" you can do in a pair of
Jockey Sport Shaping crop Leggings!


disclosure~ I received a pair of Jockey Sport Crop leggings from the Jockey Inner Circle in order for my review. All opionions are my own.

Saturday, March 03, 2012

Test You Bzzagent knowledge with the NEW Smarterer test for BzzAgents:)




What is Smarterer?
Smarterer is a platform designed to score individuals on digital, social, and technical skills. Using crowdsourced test design and a scoring mechanism similar to the one developed to rank chess masters, in just 10 questions and 60 seconds we can give you a valid score. (in other words you have to answer quickly and correctly to get a higher score)

When you take a Smarterer test you can get a score on your skills in areas like:
Blogging tools like Blogger, Tumblr, and WordPress
Browser systems such as Firefox, Google Chrome, and Internet Explorer
Games like Angry Birds and World of Warcraft
Social Media tools like Facebook, Flickr, Google+, Twitter, and YouTube
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I took the Bzzagents skills test and earned a score of  625..then it just went getting lower anad lower:) I could not finish reading the questions in the amount of time, they were just too long. Maybe if i take is earlier in the day when i am smarter..lol~ it will be a better score.

How did you do? What was your highest score?
Did you learn something new about Bzzagent?

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Want to stay in touch with Smarterer and find out all the latest news and updates?
Like Smarterer on Facebook
Follow Smarterer on Twitter
Read the Smarterer blog


Take the BzzAgent Smarterer test!

 Are you ready for the challenge? Go here to take the Smarterer test for BzzAgents. This exclusive test covers just about every component of what it means to be an Agent. Take it and then go public with your score to show the world what kinda' Agent you are.
score different badges at Smarterer the higher your score and the more questions you answer correctly!
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What is Bzzagent.com~
Join campaigns to try awesome products. Participate in campaigns and get invited to even more of them. It’s that’s simple!

Introducing BzzScore, your new way into campaigns ~ It’s no secret: our old way of recognizing and rewarding top BzzAgents is busted. Turns out, we often rewarded the wrong people, reserving campaign spots for those with high Bee Levels who would sign up, get the product and do nothing. It made it tough to fulfill on our promise of delivering more campaigns to our best BzzAgents, those genuinely interested in trying cool products and sharing their opinions.
So after much deliberation and input from our network, we decided to get back on track. How? We replaced our broken Bee Levels with BzzScore, a new way to measure how you’re doing as a BzzAgent on a scale of 0 to 10. You can learn all about it here , but the gist is the higher your score, the more campaigns you’ll receive.

What is your BzzScore?? Do you like the new changes?

disclosure~ I am sharing this info as a member of Bzzagent.com. I am Bzzing about Bzzagent Smarterer and Bzzagent.com

Purex Ultra Packs Liquid Laundry Detergent~ Review! UPDATED!

Hi Ya'll!
I am a member of the Purex Insiders.
As a member, I get to try and review all the new laundry
items before they hit the store shelves!
I just cant tell you how much I luv this group!
I have had the privilege of trying the NEW Purex Crystals softener and the NEW Triple Action Purex with Zout
liquid laundry detergent!
Now Purex is taking laundry to a whole NEW level!

This time around, I was sent a FULL SIZE bag of the NEW Purex UltraPacks Liquid Laundry Detergent!
All I can say is WOW! What took so long for Purex to come up with these. These past few months, due to the complete remodeling of our home do to a MAJOR water leak and then a fire, I have had to carry all of our laundry to the laundry mat to wash them and then carry them all back home. The biggest bummer about having to go to the laundry mat is lugging that big bottle of detergent all the way up there and back for just a few loads! These little packets are so great! There is no mess from having to measure the detergent, no spills all over the washer from the dripping and no heavy jugs! I carry 1 packet for every load that I need to wash. I just throw them in the washer add the laundry and walk away, they dissolve in the wash! That leaves me nothing to tote home except my clean, fresh smelling clothes!
I give these NEW Purex UltraPacks a 5 out of 5!
These are wonderful!
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UPDATE~ Since the original posting I have obtained the ability to wash clothes at home again! What a big relief! That R.N. (hugs 2 ya) The Ultra Packs are so convient!  I just throw them in the washer and push the button and walk away. That leaves alot more time that I can spend with my kiddos or even a few minutes to blog about how great the Purex Ultra Packs are...lol
Thanks Purex for and AWESOME new product!
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What are Purex Ultra Packs?
  • They are NEW convenient pre-dosed liquid detergent packs that make doing laundry easier than ever
  • Purex UltraPacks manage to squeeze all the performance of the New triple actions liquid formula into a just one powerful pack
  • Finally- no more mess. no spills. No more heavy jugs ~ Its laundry simplified
  • Each Purex UltraPack contains powerful 2x concentrated liquid detergent, giving each UltraPack double the cleaning power in every drop.
  • Purex UltraPacks dissolve quickly once the water is started- even in cold water
  • Purex UltraPacks are formulated and safe for all machines, including high-efficiency(HE)
  • Purex UltraPacks are available in 2 great scents ~Mountain Breeze and Free and Clear
For best results ~
  • Dry your hands before handling the UltraPacks - Water dissolves the film
  • Put 1 pack in the washer before adding clothing - The more time they spend in the water, the faster they dissolve. For larger or heavy soiled loads, use an additional pack
  • If you have a front loader, make sure to put the pack directly into the drum, not the drawer.

The NEW Purex UltraPacks liquid laundry detergent will hit store shelves in mid February 2012. At that time you can request a sample of Purex UltraPacks and prove to your self that they are the greatest invention in laundry! Get a FREE SAMPLE HERE. 

disclosure~ I received a full size package of Triple Action Purex UltraPacks liquid laundry detergent (18 pack) from Purex for my review.  All opinions expressed are my own.

Friday, March 02, 2012

Whats for dinner? Hamburger helper is here!!

For 40 years, Hamburger Helper® has helped to make family dinner time easy, and now with two new delicious varieties, Ultimate Beef Stroganoff and Cheesy Italian Beef, Hamburger Helper offers even more options for easy family style cuisine. With naturally- flavored mixes and rich, tasty sauces, Hamburger Helper makes a meal your family will be happy to gather around. Be among the first to try these two new, quick and easy dinner options with the ones you love. Because after all, who couldn’t use a little help in the kitchen?

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My family loves Hamburger Helper!
The dinner kits are so easy to prepare just add ground beef, milk and water.
The 2 new flavors taste great!
My kiddos really liked the new Cheesy Italian beef the best of the 2 new flavors.
Hamburger Helper makes dinner easy and fast!

NEW Hamburger Helper Ultimate Beef Stroganoff provides
rich roast beef flavor and pasta with a
decadent sour cream flavored sauce mix.

NEW Hamburger Helper Cheesy Italian Beef
features real Italian herbs and pasta enhanced
with naturally flavored Italian-style sauce mix

visit Hamburger Helper HERE and download a printable coupon for $.70 off one box of Hamburger helper!




Disclosure:  The Hamburger Helper New Varieties information, product, and prize pack have been provided free of charge by Betty Crocker® and General Mills®, through MyBlogSpark. 



Thursday, March 01, 2012

TigTagz ID wristbands for kids ~ review



Product Description

You're heading out the door for a fun day out with the kids...have you considered what to do if you and your child are separated? You could put a sticker on their back with your phone number written on it, but those rub off on the car seats. What about writing your number on their arm? That won't work, it can easily wash off. What about a piece of paper in their pants pocket? Hmmm...that can get lost, and who wants a stranger digging through their child's pants. There really isn't a good solution...until now!


TigTagz ID bracelets are perfect for anywhere your child might get lost. Really cute styles for boys and girls are fun to wear and impossible for kids to remove. By putting a TigTagz ID bracelet on your child, you are ensuring that your vital contact information will be with your child should you become separated. You can even add a medical alert! TigTagz ID bracelets are tear-proof, sweat-proof, smear-proof, and water-resistant. When put on correctly, the only way to remove the bracelet is with scissors. Kids LOVE wearing TigTagz bracelets and you can have peace of mind knowing that your child has such important information right on their precious little bodies!
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Can't decide which bracelet to choose? Try our children's identification bracelet sample set. Sets come complete with 5 styles. Each bracelet can be personalized with a fine-tipped permanent pen. They cost just $3!


 
The other designs of bracelets can be personalized with a name or phone number. There are many design for boys and girls!


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For the month of March TigTagz is running a special~
get 30% more bracelets!
When you purchase 12 you will get 16! For just $10!
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These are wonderful! I received a sample pack with no personalization on them. I can add my child's name or phone number to the bracelets so I feel safe when they go away from home. What a wonderful product for any child who may wonder off!
 
I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.