Tastykake® Kandy Bar Kakes

Making “S’mores” is a quintessential summer activity. We always bring graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate bars when we go camping so we can melt up some gooey treats around the campfire. The S’mores experience is hard to replicate, but the flavors can be captured in other goodies. I just tried S’mores Kandy Bar Kakes from the Tastykake® company.

There is a graham-flavored cake and a marshmallow-flavored layer of frosting that is enrobed in a chocolate coating. It’s like S’mores-on-the go (no campsite required)!
This is what the inside looks like:

The chocolate coating is super. I would have preferred a thicker marshmallow layer (frosting, after all, is my favorite food); however, overall, it was a delicious dessert.
I would recommend cutting the bar into 2 or 3 pieces to serve kids. I would also suggest freezing it and eating it right out of the freezer (sort of like an ice cream bar).
Kandy Bar Kakes are available in S’mores, Peppermint, and Peanut Butter flavors.
Learn more at the Tastykake® website:
The Tastykake® Kandy Bar Kakes are sold at grocery and convenience stores across America, in boxes or individually.

Which flavor would you like to try?
What’s YOUR favorite summer treat?

Disclosure: I received a complimentary sample for testing and review purposes.

Coincidentally (while on the subject of S’mores), Dairy Queen just announced that S’mores Blizzard® Treat is its Blizzard® of the Month and will be available all summer long at DQ®!


Balance Bars: Giveaway

I have been a fan of Balance Bars since I was in college. The first time I tried one of the peanut butter & chocolate combinations I could have sworn it was an ordinary candy bar. But, all 28 flavors are based on the 40/30/30 nutrition model that gives you sufficient energy for any workout!
Check out a fun Balance Bar review & giveaway at Susan’s Disney Family Blog:

Do you have a favorite energy bar?

Teeccino: A Healthy Coffee Alternative

Are you a coffee person or tea person? Some people have a strong preference, but I have always been a drinker of both, depending on time of day or depending on my mood.
Teeccino Herbal Coffee is a unique beverage that combines some of the healthy aspects of both coffee and tea.
Teeccino is naturally caffeine-free and non-acidic, but it still provides a natural energy boost. It comes in ground form, like coffee, or in tea-bag form. You can choose from light, medium or dark roast. There are even tasty flavors like Chocolate Raspberry or Caramel Nut!
You can learn more at

Disclosure: As a Naturally Savvy Team Blogger, I received free samples of Teeccino for review purposes.
Visit Naturally Savvy at: http://www.naturallysavvy.com/

♥♥♥ Love Vox Box ♥♥♥

I am proud to call myself a member of the Influenster community.
It’s a wonderful program in which you can unlock badges that define who you are, get products that fit your lifestyle, give feedback on products you try, share top find with your friends, and shop deals from brands you love.
Find them at:

Qualifying members periodically have the opportunity to receive a VoxBox, and I was one of the lucky ladies selected to receive the “Love VoxBox.”
You can see my Pinterest board of the contents at:

My favorite item in the box was the Stash Premium Herbal Tea Sampler; a variety pack of Nine Flavored tea bags; two each of: Apple Cinnamon, Chamomile, Lemon Ginger, Licorice Spice, Peppermint, Orange Starfruit, Mango Passionfruit, Wild Raspberry and Blueberry I am a tea addict and love having all the choices in one box! Also, @stash is an all-organic tea. Perfect for every occasion! #stashtea

A close competitor for my favorite item was the Ghirardelli Creamy Devotion™ Gourmet Milk™ chocolate bar. I was planning to take a photo of the partially eaten bar to post. Guess why that didn’t happen…good thing I also received 2 coupons…
Absolutely positively impossible to stop at just one square. Deliciozo. I am devoted.
I’ve always had a special spot in my heart for Ghirardelli, because about 10 years ago I went on a wonderful visit to San Francisco (including Ghirardelli Square), and I adore their assorted SQUARES™ Chocolates. The Creamy Devotion™ bar is only 32% cacao, but I suspect that even dark chocolate aficionados will like the taste.
You can follow @LoveGhirardelli for updates on new products! #iloveghirardelli

Truvía ®: I’ve tried it before and was pleased to find a Truvía® sample box (plus coupon) in the LoveVoxBox. This natural sweetener—made from the stevia plant—is delicious to my palate. No calories. No chemical aftertaste (as the tagline says, “honestly sweet”). Perfect for putting in coffee drinks, sweet tea, oatmeal, fruit salad, and anything else you can think of. Truvía® is a good sugar alternative for people with diabetes and is also kosher certified. True love indeed.
Follow @truvia #truvia
You can also visit http://truvia.com/ for helpful answers to FAQs.

Next, there was a new fashion accessory: Kiss Nail Dress—the ultimate in nail fashion! These nail stickers are easy to apply and meant to last up to 10 days. I received them in a primal leopard print design, but they come in lots of exciting colors & patterns.
I am waiting for a special occasion to try these out, so stay tuned!
@kissproducts #kissnaildress

Finally, the Gillette Venus razor + Olay™ moisture = soft, smooth legs without using shaving cream! The razor arrived just in time for the warm weather that we’re starting to have down in the South. I hate shaving. This sleek Venus makes the ordeal much more pleasant!
@gillettevenus #GoddessSkin

Thanks for reading and letting me share the LOVE!

Disclaimer: I received these products to test for free through the Influenster VoxBox program.