Monday, April 23, 2012

1 Cent Washer Fluid!


How was your weekend? I did my first Earth day booth Sunday! I'll have to show you some pictures later!!

I just wanted to share with you how to make your own washer fluid for CHEAP, CHEAP, CHEAP!

All I use is water and my favorite cleaner- Basic H!

My windshield washer reservoir holds about a gallon of water.

All I did was put about 16 drops of Basic H in my gallon of water!
For windows and mirrors, all you need 1-2 drops per 16 oz
Since there's 128 oz in a gallon... 128/16=8*2=16 drops!

It cost less than 1 cent to make a GALLON of window/mirror cleaner!
You really can't beat that!

Then I just poured it in my washer fluid reservoir!

That's it! Easy as can be and I made it with products I already had!

Hope you enjoyed!!

Don't forget! Free membership with ANY purchase in April! Time is running out FAST! :)

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Like on Facebook!

Hey guys!

I now have a Facebook fan page!

I'm trying to reach 50 likes by 4/23 and I need YOUR help! :)

Once we reach 50 likes, I'll have a giveaway chosen at random!

I'll be posting about Shaklee specials and you'll be the first to see new blog posts!

So, click here to like Living Sweetly on Facebook and tell your friends!

Have a great day!!

Monday, April 9, 2012

How My Husband Became a Shaklee Believer!

Good morning! How was your weekend? Did you do anything special for Easter? I went to an Easter service with my mom.  Leroy had to work until 6 am Easter morning so we weren't really able to do much. I did make our first little Easter dinner! It was very much an amateur dinner...but it's the thought that counts, right!? :)

While I was on my way home from school last week, I got the cutest call from my husband! He was calling to tell me how AMAZED he was with Shaklee! We recently bought a used truck so he's been obsessed with constantly cleaning it. He even took pictures to show me the before and afters! He sounded so happy! Haha!

He washed his truck before and these were just some spots that needed a little extra attention.

All he used was Shaklee's Scour Off and the Super Microfiber Sponge.We seriously used Scour Off for so much stuff around the house!

Here's the before of the window button (I have no clue what the "real" name of this is!!)


This is his passenger door. It had grime on it from being used constantly.


This is his front bumper. It was stained with oxidation.

Rear view mirror

...and my favorite one...!!

He had paint splatters on the side of his truck

Here's a close up!

Leroy was so surprised that it got all the paint off but didn't damage his truck's paint job!

I really can't say enough about Shaklee's Scour Off! People think I'm crazy when I tell them something made from cherry pits works this well! That is, until they try it for themselves!

Don't forget....

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Shaklee Distributor- Part 2!

Hey guys!
As I mentioned before, I am now a Shaklee Gold Ambassador! I recently received my distributor kit and I wanted to share with you everything that was in it!

I was pretty shocked with the amount of products I got! I got just about a little bit of everything!

WARNING: This is going to be a looong post! :)

Shaklee has 4 major lines:
Healthy Nutrition
Healthy Weight
Healthy Home
Healthy Beauty

I'll start with products in the Healthy Nutrition line!

I received a bottle of the NutriFeron, Women's Vitalizer, and Vivix!

I'm probably the most excited about these products!

NutriFeron is a powerful breakthrough in immune system science!!

A Shaklee exclusive, NutriFeron is a patented, clinically proven blend of immune-strengthening plant extracts. When used daily, it increases the production of your body’s natural interferon, a critical activator of the immune system. NutriFeron works at the cellular level, by rapidly activating your immune system’s defenses.

I may save these until the cooler weather comes when our immune systems need a little pick me up! I haven't quite decided yet.
Next, we have Women's Vitalizer
I have only heard awesome things about this product (well, any Shaklee product!)
Vitalizer is the most advanced multinutrient supplement in the marketplace today with 80 bio-optimized nutrients clinically proven to create a foundation for a longer, healthier life.Vitalizer is the powerful and convenient approach to complete supplementation providing the best spectrum of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, anti-aging phytonutrients, omega-3 fatty acids, and probiotics*, all in one daily serving.
    Custom formula created specifically for today's healthy active woman
Patent-pending delivery system designed to enhance absorption of key nutrients
Based on 12 clinical studies and a first-of-its-kind Landmark Study
Feel better in 30 days or your money back!!

Here's a neat little video that helps explain all the benefits of Vitalizer!


Vivix was the last part of the Healthy Nutrition

Vivix is a scientifically advanced liquid dietary supplement with key ingredients that have been shown to Slow Aging at the Cellular Level™*
  • Key ingredients in Vivix have been shown in a clinical study and numerous laboratory studies to improve cell defense, cell energy, cell repair, and cell performance*
  • Delivers a broad spectrum of over 15 polyphenols—including ellagitannins, one of nature’s most potent antioxidants*
  • Ingredients that are 10X more powerful than resveratrol alone in slowing a key mechanism of cellular aging*
  • All natural—no artificial flavors, sweeteners, colors, or preservatives
  • Patent pending and exclusive to Shaklee

Vivix says you will live 25 years longer AND look 25 years younger! Um, yes please. How fast can I sign up?!

Vivix is Shaklee's #1 selling product!

Here's TONS of Vivix testimonies! I took Vivix for the first time today (it tastes really good!) and I can't wait to see how I'm feeling in a week!

Now, here's a few Cinch products from the Healthy Weight line!

First, we have the Cinch Snack Bars. Yep, that box is opened...I'm a fatty and I ate one right away. :)

I got the assortment box that had  4 Chocolate Decadence bars, 3 Peanut Butter Crunch bars, and 3 Lemon Cranberry bars.
They're all really good but the Lemon Cranberry is my favorite!

Chocolate Decadence? Peanut Butter Crunch? Lemon Cranberry? There's no wrong answer. Because whichever one you pull out of the box has Leucine to help you keep muscle and protein to keep you feeling full. And that helps make sticking to the plan a "cinch". Unlike deciding which flavor to treat yourself with today.
The little box in the middle is the Cinch Energy Tea Mix Unsweetened.
It was good, but honestly not my favorite. It's just because I'm from good ole Alabama and we're used to out tea sweet around here :)

I really want to try the Pomegranate flavored tea!

Energy Tea Mix gives you a quick energy boost anytime you need it and can help you feel more alert, too. The Shaklee proprietary triple tea blend, T-Lift, includes Matcha,a premium green tea used in Japanese tea ceremonies, rooibos red tea from South Africa, as well as white and green tea extracts. Cinch tea also delivers potent antioxidant compounds that naturally occur in tea leaves. Whether you drink it hot or cold, it’s the natural way to boost energy as you lose inches.

The last thing I got was the Cinch Shakes


Cinch shakes are a quick and healthy answer to "What's for breakfast?" or "What's for lunch?" Cinch shakes are a great-tasting, nutritious way to help retain that all-important muscle and keep you feeling full and satisfied while you lose weight. Our proprietary formula is powered by Leucine, the amino acid that signals the body to preserve muscle during weigh loss. In other works, the leucine in Cinch shakes helps you keep muscle so you lose fat. Each time you drink a Cinch shake, you get 4 grams of protein. And that’s important. Why? Because protein is used to build muscle, and muscle is what keeps your metabolism up and burns calories. Protein-rich foods also hold off hunger, which can help reduce between meal snacking. And let’s not forget about that muscle-sparing leucine and essential nutrients your body needs. Look for our many great-tasting shake recipes on
I got both vanilla and chocolate flavors. The vanilla is really good, but I'm not too crazy about the chocolate.

The third line is the Healthy Home line.
I already use all of the things Shaklee sent me but I'm so excited I got even more! This products are AMAZING-they work so well and they're CHEAP!
Use this powerful two-for-one concentrate to prespot and wash your laundry. It doesn't just outperform leading detergents- it also out-removes big-name spot removers. And it does it while protecting natural resources. How's that for a breath of fresh laundry.
I love this stuff! If I need to get a stain out, I just rub a little bit of the concentrate on the stain and let it sit for a few minutes, then just throw it in the washer. It's awesome and works way better than Shout or any other stain remover. And a little goes a looong way!
Babies. Grass. Mashed potatoes and gravy. Some really nice things can cause some really nasty stains. Some really nice things can also get them out. Instead of chlorine, natural enzymes and active oxygen in Nature Bright re-brighten laundry, de-stain upholstery and way more. Nice.
I love this stuff! I put a scoop in all my laundry but I especially love it for whites. I get fresh bright whites without having that gross chlorine smell!
I also use this if I'm shampooing my carpets or couch. It brightens and whitens!!! It's completely chemical free which I love and it gets the job done!

Nothings more inherently good than soft, fresh bed sheets. Except, maybe these innovative dryer sheets. They're veggie-based. They're biodegradable. And they even split in two in the dryer for fair and just distribution of soft, static-free goodness to every, last humble pillowcase.

I love these too! They make everything so soft and smell fresh! Sometimes I just use half a sheet and it works just fine. My husband even commented on how good the laundry smelled! Which was totally random, coming from him! They're fragrance free but the laundry comes out smelling so fresh!
I love this stuff too (I love everything!!) Just a few drops of this dish soap seriously can tackle a entire sink of dirty, greasy dishes!!
With Dish Wash Automatic Concentrate you’ll never have to wash a dish before you put it in the dishwasher or use earth-adverse chemicals to get your dishes clean. This patented, super-concentrated formula lets you use just a little for a whole load of sparkling dishes.
Most of the time I use less than the 1 scoop the package recommends and it still works great! I love the fact that chemicals and bleach are not on the dishes my family eats off!
This stuff is the BEST! You can literally clean ANY washable surface with Basic H!! I use it to clean counters, cabinets, washing cars, shampooing furniture/carpet! I know people who use it to clean driveways and power wash their house too!!
With this one little 16 oz bottle, it will make 48 gallons of of super-safe, really powerful, all purpose cleaner.
Here's some mixing instructions
For all-purpose cleaning:
Add 1/4 tsp. to 16 oz. of water.

For windows and mirrors:
Add 1-2 drops to 16 oz. of water.

For degreasing:
Add 1 1/2 tsp. to 16 oz. of water. For bigger jobs, add 2 oz. to 1 gallon of water.
Kills odor-causing bacteria found on hard,non-porous household, kitchen, and bathroom surfaces. Great for cleaning around the toilet. Leaves your bathroom and kitchen fresh and clean. The smart way to clean and disinfect.
These are the cutest spray bottles!
I got the All purpose bottle and the windows bottle! I decided to leave them in the plastic since I already have a few...maybe for a give away? :)
This patented skin-activated formula contains high levels of bio-pure vitamins C (10%) and E (5%) to instantly soften the skin and reverse the visible signs of aging while you sleep. With continued use, skin appears transformed as it recaptures youthful firmness and luminosity. Exclusive non-irritating formula.

Paraben Free.
The creamy emulsion of this rich cleanser lays the foundation for your beauty regimen, dissolving dirt, pollutants, and makeup without disturbing your skin's natural oils. Its hypoallergenic, soap-free, pH-balanced formula contains extra skin-softening vitamin E and other rich emollients. And triple-patented Vital Repair® to neutralize free radicals and protect against prematurely older-looking skin.
The result is smooth, balanced, glowing skin with a brighter tone.
Combining advanced technology, exclusive botanical humectants, and intensive levels of Vital Repair+®, our Hydrating Moisturizer is an oil-free emollient-rich, hypo-allergenic cream. This fast-acting and long-lasting 24-hour moisturizer helps prevent dehydration-induced environmental damage.

Paraben Free.
So, that's it! Are you still there? LOL I'm so excited with all the new stuff I get to play with and excited about the duplicates of things I already have!!
You can shop Shaklee HERE!
Please email me at if you have questions about any of the products!
I'd love to hear from you!!
Hope you have a great Easter!!

Friday, April 6, 2012

I am now a Shaklee Distributor! :) Part 1

Hey guys! Aren't you glad it's Friday?! I know I am!!

I'm sure by now you've realized how much I LOVE Shaklee products! Especially the Scour Off! :)

I wanted to let you all know that I am now a Shaklee Gold Ambassador!! I am so excited about this because I seriously love this company's products AND mission!

I just want to let you in on what Shaklee is all about!!

The Shaklee Product Philosophy

For over 50 years, generations of families have counted on us to do what no other company can do quite like Shaklee—make products that are naturally safe AND proven effective.
Our mission at Shaklee is to provide a healthier life for everyone and a better life for anyone. We do it by making natural products that are so exceptional, you just have to tell your friends. Every product that goes into every Shaklee bottle is designed to improve health, work without compromise, and be gentle on the planet.
When you pick Shaklee, you will know three things to be true...

1. It is always safe.

We Guarentee Unconditional Safety:

We start with nature. Shaklee scientists search the world over to source the finest natural ingredients. Then we conduct over 350 tests on every single new ingredient for heavy metals, pesticides, or any of hundreds of other harmful contaminants. And we continue to conduct over 80,000 quality tests annually to guarantee the purity and safety of each and every product.
That’s why we are absolutely sure of this: Every Shaklee product is 100% safe to use. Guaranteed.

    Just Some of Shaklee's NO List:
  • NO Parabens
  • NO Triclosan
  • NO Phthalates
  • NO Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)
  • NO Sodium Lauryl Ether Sulfate (SLES)
  • NO 1,4-Dioxane
  • NO Propylene Glycol
  • NO Volatile Organic Cleaning Compounds (VOCs)
  • NO Hydrochloric Acid
  • NO Ammonia
  • NO Sodium Hydroxide
  • NO Butyl Cellosolve
  • NO Formaldehyde
  • NO Bisphenol-A
  • NO Petroleum Distillates
  • NO Toluene
  • NO Chlorine Bleach
  • NO MSG
  • NO Dyes
  • NO Trans Fats
  • NO Artificial Sweeteners
  • NO Toxic Inks
  • NO Banned Substances

2. It always works.

We Guarentee Utmost Effectiveness

Plenty of companies claim their products work. But at Shaklee, we have proof. You see it in the over 100 scientific papers, 90 of them published in peer-reviewed journals, that prove the effectiveness of Shaklee products. You see it in the over $250 million invested in clinical testing, research, and development. And you see it in the 2007 Landmark Study conducted in collaboration with researchers from the U.C. Berkeley School of Public Health that showed that people who took Shaklee supplements had markedly better health than those who took other brands of multivitamins.
And the most enlightening proof of all is in the millions of real people who have lived healthier, more productive lives because of Shaklee. Before any Shaklee product reaches your hand, we’ve done the hard work to make sure it does what we say it does.

  • Over $250 million in clinical testing, research, and development
  • Over 100 scientific papers, 90 of them published in peer-reviewed journals
  • 7 of TIME-LIFE BOOKS' 25 Greatest Adventures of All Time have been powered by Shaklee products
  • Shaklee products have powered elite world-class explorer, Will Steger, on 4 internationally acclaimed Artic expeditions
  • 54 Olympic gold medals won by Shaklee powered world-class athletes
  • Shaklee powered athletes including the U.S. Ski and Snowboarding Team, pentathlete Eli Bremer, wakeboarder Darin Shapiro, water skier Michelle Simpson, swimmer Carly Piper, LPGA golfer Reilley Rankin, and softball player Jessica Mendoza rely on Shaklee nutritional products everyday for optimal performance.

3. And it is always green.

We lead the environmental movement by example

Dr. Forrest Shaklee founded our company on the principle of Living in Harmony with Nature®. That was over half a century ago, and we continue to lead by example. Through the sale of Shaklee Get Clean® Basic H2® in the last year alone, Shaklee has eliminated 2.7 billion bottles of conventional 26-ounce window cleaner—if placed end-to-end, these bottles would wrap around the earth more than 18 times!
From explorer Jacques Cousteau, to 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Wangari Maathai, Shaklee continues to join forces with people who care about the planet enough to create movements of change. In the last year alone, we have recycled over 1,000,000 pounds of cardboard, eliminated over 10,200,000 pounds of packaging waste, and eliminated over 23,000,000 pounds of greenhouse gases. That’s how committed we are to making truly sustainable natural products that respect the earth.

  • Shaklee becomes the first company in the world to be Climate Neutral™ certified to totally offset its greenhouse gas emissions, resulting in a net zero impact on the environment.
  • Shaklee has planted nearly 800,000 trees for its Million Trees. Million Dreams.™ campaign in partnership with The Green Belt Movement, founded by 2004 Nobel Peace Laureate Dr. Wangari Maathai.
  • In the last year alone, Shaklee has:
    • Recycled over 1,000,000 pounds of cardboard
    • Eliminated 10,200,000 pounds of packaging waste
    • Eliminated 23,000,000 pounds of greenhouse gases
  • Shaklee is the recipient of many prestigious environmental awards:
    • 2008: The Stevie Award for Best Corporate Environmental Responsibility Program
    • 2007: Global Green USA’s Organizational Design Award
    • 2003: National Environmental Excellence Award from National Association of Environmental Professionals
    • 2002: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Climate Protection Award
    • 2001: Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Awards–Certificate of Recognition—from the California Environmental Protection Agency

I'll be back tomorrow with part 2! I'll show you the goodies! ;)

You can shop Shaklee right here!
Please email me at if you have any questions about any of the products! I'd love to hear from you! :)

Don't forget...!

Monday, April 2, 2012

How I Clean My Iron Naturally!

The other day while ironing, I noticed I hadn't cleaned my iron in quite some time!

I wasn't horrible but it needed a little clean up!

I grabbed Shaklee's Microfiber Sponge and Scour Off and went to work!

That's it! I literally scrubbed for 20 seconds and EVERYTHING came off! This stuff never ceases to amaze me! And it smells great!


Love it!!

Have a great week! :)