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What to Buy Mom for Mother’s Day at Brylane Home {Review}

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I’ve always thought Mother’s Day was so perfectly timed with the arrival of spring, when flowers are at their best, everyone is in a good mood, and spring-cleaning is on many minds.  At this time of the year, I’m usually in the mood for a big DIY home improvement project and a big, new change.  Projects and change usually involve some shopping and a few big purchases, and Brylane Home is a great place to start if you’re looking to twist your man’s arm into a fresh, new Spring look (inside or out) in the name of getting something new for Mother’s Day!

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You can find thousands and thousands of items that mothers will love at Brylane Home, from kitchen appliances to new bedding sets, and here are some fabulous ideas for you, your wife, or your mom for Mother’s Day!

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Now, the popular thing here in Boston seems to be hard wood floors throughout entire apartments everywhere.  This makes for beautiful spaces, but everything feels a little cold and hard, especially for crawling babies, so finding good rugs and mats is a must.  I was sent this Sunset Stripe Indoor/Outdoor Rug to review, and it is perfect for our current space!

rugSo here’s why I love Indoor/Outdoor rugs.  They are very very durable and they hold up better to stains and fading.  They might be a little rougher on bare feet, but sometimes durability comes before appearance when you live with little kids.  Though it is intended for a patio, for now, its chillin in our kitchen.

rug2This rug measures 5′ by 7′, but it feels SO much larger!  Perhaps the stripes help elongate it.

All you need to clean this beauty is a little mild detergent, and vacuum regularly to maintain it.  You could even take it outside and rinse it off with a hose and let it dry on your porch.  Naturally, reducing exposure to rain and moisture will prolong the life of the rug, so I’m happy to keep this indoors for good.

rug1I really love the colors and the modern stripes!  The tans and reds really warm up the room without being too loud and obnoxious.  Earth tones are great for any space.  This will be fantastic for keeping the (rental) wood floor well-maintained while toys are still being chucked across the room.

rug3The boys have been playing on this since I unrolled it!  Comfy, “Little Brother”?

Would I love this rug for Mother’s Day?  Absolutely.  In fact, I’ll call this my Mother’s Day gift this year.  Thanks so much, Brylane Home!

Check out all the other useful (and very affordable) Mother’s Day gifts at Brylane Home and follow along to keep up on new items and coupons!

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*The product(s) in this review was provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting this review.  All opinions expressed in this review are my own are not influenced by monetary compensation. 

Spring Things for the Home by Brylane Home {Review}

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I am in FULL Spring-mode!  Out with the dreary, in with the sunshine!!  I’ve been taking down our thick drapes and putting up light and flowing fabrics, putting away our scarves and gloves, boxing up the winter coats…its a good feeling, and its about time.  Are you ready to freshen up your home for Spring?  Have you seen all the fresh textiles and new items from Brylane Home that could help you transform your living space?
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One of my favorite parts of the seasonal changes is rotating the linens.  All the quilts and blankets get a good washing and rotation.  Why not freshen up your bedroom for Spring with some of these new and refreshing comforters and quilts?
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Out with the old, and in with this charming Florence 2 Tone Bedspread Collection from Brylane Home!  This king-size quilt is sold as a comforter, but we’re going to use it as a living room snuggle quilt, especially because it matches our blue walls and wainscoting so well!!
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I can’t get over how beautifully this is stitched.  It looks like it took hours and hours by hand.  What a breathtaking work of art.  It truly looks feels like a handcrafted heirloom.  Its brand-new, and it already looks like a timeless treasure we’ve had for decades–in a good way!  It has an excellent heavy weight that feels great on top of you if you were to use this as a bedspread through the cold winter months.  It is warm, soft, thick, and the detail is remarkable.IMG_0345
Now check out these matching king-size shams.  The scallop trim around the edges is a lovely touch.  I love all the little details that have been put into this set, like the contrasting color trim and these ties on the back of the pillow shams.
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Perfect for cuddling.  Actually, this blanket is so big and strong, it has become an essential component of every fort, tower, airplane, boat, or rocket ship these boys can put together.  I guarantee we will be cuddling up as a family underneath this blanket for movie nights for years and years and years to come!
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This Florence 2 Tone Bedspread is available in four color varieties and is sold for $79.99-$109.99, depending on the size, Twin through King.
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Freshen up your home for Spring and start at Brylane Home!
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Bedding from Brylane Home {Giveaway} – CLOSED

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I am getting addicted to these home design magazines that come out with a new palette of beautiful colors, designs, prints, and styles every month.  It makes me want to get up and move immediately so that I can start fresh with blank walls, new spaces, and fresh ideas.  Considering logistics, and of course, a budget and reality, this isn’t gonna happen, but there is still a lot that anyone can do to liven up the place a little.  Especially when it comes to your bedroom.  With only one room to redesign, and usually a limited number of furniture pieces and windows to address, its EASY to create a whole new space in a matter of hours.

brylanehomeStarting and ending at Brylane Home is the best way to go.  Their new collections of bed sets, sheets, comforters, blankets, and throws are beautiful, functional, simple and affordable.  Check out these lovely bedding sets!  They carry solids, prints, florals, geometric designs, pastels, etc. and all in the full variety of sizes — twin through king.

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Brylane Home sent me the BrylaneHome® Studio Quilted Bedspread in Yellow/Grey.  This bedspread is reversible, meaning more options!  I could go gray or yellow depending on the mood and season.  I’m thinking grey for winter and yellow for spring!  Perfect!

IMG_0253This diagonal quilting is beautiful!  Simple and modern, clean and not too feminine.  As all bedding should be, these spreads are machine washable, and made out of polyester, which is a very strong fiber that is resistant to sun-fade.  The batting is thick, the fabric is smooth to the touch, and the pile is fluffy.  I bet one round through the dryer would fluff it up even more.  Because of the close quilting, I imagine this is one of those items that only looks better the more times you wash it.

IMG_0254We ordered a King size ($64.99), which measures 120” x 118”.  We sleep on a Queen size bed, but a King is definitely in the future, and we like having a lot of extra comforter space on both sides of the bed.  Less fights over covers.  Believe me.

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After:  HOLY COW what a difference!

I love it.  This was the easiest transformation, and it looks so refreshing!  I couldn’t wait to see my husband’s face when he walked in and saw a totally new bedroom.  He didn’t think it was half bad!  Especially for being worried that that colors together were too babyish.  I think the navy really brings it all together.  We did still have to sleep with more blankets and quilts underneath at night, as usual, but our room is an uninsulated ice cube, so I wasn’t really surprised.  This comforter is quite thick and warm, just not enough to go solo quite yet.  Maybe next month.

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This quilted bedspread comes in some beautiful color combinations, all perfect for a quick and easy (and affordable) room makeover.

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…and while you’re there, check out all the coordinating quilted shams, pillow cases, bed sheets, pillows and throws!

And now for our giveaway!  One winner will get to pick their own BrylaneHome® Studio Quilted Bedspread!

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Ninjaâ„¢ Mega Kitchen System from Brylane Home {Giveaway} – CLOSED

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Welcome to the Let’s Mix It Up in March Giveaway Hop Event, hosted by The Blogging Mamas Network. We’re mixing up March, with a host of other bloggers, by bringing you fun (and in some cases delicious) giveaways in this Food and Cooking themed Giveaway Hop!

And you do not want to miss the Grand Prize – a Ninja Ultima Blender – be sure to enter to win the Grand Prize!

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Did you catch that?  The grand prize of this huge blog hop is a Ninja Blender, and we’re also giving away an entire mega kitchen Ninja system right here on Dandy!  Today’s giveaway is sponsored by Brylane Home.

brylanehomeThey are the one-stop dream shop for anything and everything you could ever want in your home, and especially your kitchen.  Check out all these wonders that are NEW at Brylane Home.  Couldn’t you do with just about everything here?

kitchen stuffAmong their finest kitchen appliances, Brylane Home has an impressive selection of Ninja blenders.  When I heard that I’d be able to review this Ninja Mega Kitchen System 1500, I about died!  These high-powered, intensely strong, durable blenders have always been on my wish list for when we make it big, so to get my hands on one of these in my 20’s (ha!) is a dream come true.

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Ok, where do I start?!  There are so many fantastic things about this.  Just look at those blades!!  (Be careful as you pull these out of the dishwasher!)  As you can see, there are a lot of parts and pieces, but keep in mind that this basically will replace your Kitchenaid, smoothie maker, blender, and your hand-held mixer.  Within the box are an extra-large 72 oz. pitcher, 64 oz. processor bowl, single serve drinking cups & easy to use attachments, along with the big black base.

IMG_9404 copyIf you’ve ever tried making green smoothies in a $20 blender, you’ve experienced the not-so-desirable chunks of leaves that get stuck in your teeth.  If you’re a green smoothier, you really need to invest in something better, and this Ninja handles greens like a champ.  Its like this system doesn’t even bat an eye at frozen strawberries as hard as rocks.

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The top lid is a little different, and I really really like it.  Once securely in place, only then are you able to press the handle down until it clicks and makes a secure and leak-proof seal.  Push the release button and it pops back up.

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I love being able to see the number of ounces and cups along the side.  9+ cups?  That’s huge!  The pour spout in the top corner is genius, and when lifted all the way, will stay open so you can pour without holding up with your other hand.

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Wanna see what else this can do?  In the mood for cookies?  Included in this kitchen system is a 64 oz. processor bowl which is perfect for making salsa, chopping vegetables, and making pizza doughs.  It can also mix up to 2 lbs. of dough in 30 seconds.

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Making several dozen cookies was a snap, and they were honestly the best chocolate chip cookies I have ever made.  My husband spent probably more than an hour making cookies the week before, and then I showed how to do it all effortlessly in about 5 minutes.  I also tried making spinach artichoke dip.  It was incredible!

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To do this, you place an even smaller food processing part into the processor bowl, then mince, chop, grind and blend practically anything you want.  My husband asked something like, “Is it very powerful?” to which I responded, “anything that is measured in horsepower has got to be quite intense”.  1500 watts and 2+ horse power is remarkable for this kind of an appliance.

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Here’s yet another option.  See, there are SO many possibilities with this Ninja!  You also have the option of making up a one-serving smoothie and taking it on the run.  Two single serve blending cups with sip-able lids make this even more appealing and money-saving when you think of all the healthy smoothies you could make as you run out the door.

Has your mind been blown?!  I happily dropped our blender and smoothie maker off at Salvation Army yesterday.  Good riddens.  I will be 100% recommending this Ninja Kitchen System to anyone in the market for something powerful, reliable, and multi-functional.

You can purchase this blender from Brylane Home HERE for $219.  I LOOOVE anything and everything that comes from Brylane Home!  I have them to thank for all the best things in our home, from our storage systems, coat rack, guest bed, comforter…

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Holiday Entertaining with Brylane Home {Review}

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Raise your hands if you’re hosting a party, expecting company, or entertaining family or friends this month!  Isn’t hosting fun!?  I’ve always loved throwing parties and trying to impress my guests with the attention to detail and decor.  Holidays are no exception and I can’t wait to invite people over to use our new 66-Pc. Gold-Plated Flatware Set from Brylane Home!brylanehomeOh how these gleam!  They actually arrived on our anniversary, which was absolutely perfect, because according to the anniversary gift guide, “silverware” is the gift to exchange on your 5th Anniversary!  It couldn’t have been more perfect!  We ooh-ed and ahh-ed over every piece together as we took them out of the packaging and placed them in the box.  It was a good morning 🙂

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This set is adequate for as many as 12 guests, as there are twelve dinner knives, twelve dinner forks,  twelve salad/dessert forks, twelve teaspoons, and a 5-pc. hostess set.  We’ve already had the chance to use the whole set for our Thanksgiving meal last weekend!

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Having a full 12-guest set was just perfect for our Thanksgiving crowd.  I love how uniform everything looked and how the gold looked next to the Fall colors and flowers.  My family loved the fine silverware!  We agreed that this is a stunning set for $99.  Clearly, they are not pure gold, but who can tell the difference?

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I once taught a lesson to my junior high students about hospitality and offered cake slices on different kinds of plates and with different silverware, and then asked which one they would prefer.  With similar pieces of cake, of course, you’d like to eat it on fine china with a gleaming silver fork instead of with a plastic spork on a paper towel!  People notice and care about what they eat with!

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Imagine eating with a piece of gold in your fingers.  These look like works of art, and the color is just brilliant.  Someone could have told me that these were solid gold, and I’d believe them.

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These arrive in a wooden storage box that is just as high class as the flatware.  It feels like solid wood and it is lined in plush material with slots that keep the flatware separated and stationary during storage.

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This flatware set is only one of many beautiful dinnerware and entertaining products and decor that are perfect for the holidays.  Look at these gorgeous placemats, Christmas trees, and even a Christmas comforter set!

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Our family has been able to review several items from Brylane Home, and we are more and more impressed with each one.  Everything has arrived quickly, well-packaged, and built-to-last.  Brylane Home will be the first site I recommend to anyone furnishing a new home.

Visit Brylane Home and stock up on holiday decor in time for Christmas!

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*The product(s) in this review was provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting this review.  All opinions expressed in this review are my own are not influenced by monetary compensation. 

Brylane Home 5-Tier Metal Closet {Giveaway} – CLOSED

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This is the first of two Blog Hops hosted by The Review Wire this week!  Be sure to follow along below and then check in with The Review Wire for her grand prize of a Zumba Exhilarate 4 DVD program {RV $60}!
Anything-Goes-Giveaway-Hop-November1Our giveaway here on Dandy is being sponsored by my favorite company to work with, Brylane Home!
But before we get into the review item, let me explain our apartment and our need for some help.  I don’t know how old our apartment is, but there are sure some funky things about it.  Clearly it was originally built at a time when the only way to heat the house was through a wood burning stove in the kitchen.  There is only one bathroom, with all the pipes exposed, and its on the main floor (with no bathroom upstairs near the bedrooms), and what really kills me are that there are NO CLOSETS downstairs!!  It was almost a deal-breaker, but we were really getting limited on options in trying to find something deleaded in Boston.  I still love our place, but we’ve had to get a little creative with storage.
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No closets means a lot of visible clutter and our mud room has become the dumping ground.  I think the biggest problem is the variety of shapes and sizes of things that need organized.
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Brylane Home offered us the 5-Tier Metal Closet with Hanging Rod to help in our Fall-cleaning frenzy around here, and it has been the best thing to rock our mud room!  It came in a number of compact pieces packaged extremely well and extremely hard to separate!  For the best, I guess.
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The instructions are kind of intense because there a just so many steps to putting this together!  Follow the directions and you’ll be fine.  Two women (myself and my sister-in-law) were able to put it together in probably 45 minutes.  Approach it calmly and the instructions will be straightforward and everything you need is included.
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Ta-da!  Once put together, this is VERY sturdy!  Lots of nuts and bolts in several directions holds everything together and gives you the peace of mind that it will hold a lot of weight.
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There is a place for everything!  I love that everything is off the floor, with compartments all up the right side, and the long open space up top.  The clothing rack is high enough from the bottom that you can hang coats and still store shoes below without much competition for space.  The coat rack feels like it could even handle a child swinging from its rod.
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My only criticism is that I wish more of the swirly designs up the sides were right-side-up hearts instead of upside down.  I kind of think of butts instead of hearts when I see them.  Maybe its a well-known style I don’t appreciate.  Its still gorgeous, regardless.
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Would you love one as well?  Enter below to win your own 5-Tier Metal Closet from Brylane Home!

 

*This giveaway is open to US entries only *The winner of this giveaway will be drawn no later than the evening of Nov 19th and will be emailed.  If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn. *The product(s) in this review was provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting this review.  All opinions expressed in this review are my own are not influenced by monetary compensation.  

Disclaimer: This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM EST on November 18, 2013.  The Anything Goes Event Bloggers are not responsible for sponsors that do not fulfill their prizes.

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Storage Wardrobe from Brylane Home {Giveaway} – CLOSED

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Dear friends, remember the last giveaway we did with Brylane Home, and how there were SO many comments left about how great a certain storage wardrobe would be?  I listened and…good news, today there is one being given away!!  This is going to be a two-part post featuring the some of the fabulous furniture, appliances, and storage options from Brylane Home!  (The Part II giveaway will be revealed next month!)

brylanehomeThis Fall has been all about clearing out, throwing out, and tidying up!  I’ve been tossing things right and left, taking bags off to donate, and I’ve made a FORTUNE off of things I’ve sold on eBay, haha!  It has felt great, and a big motivator to get our mud room in order was this snazzy 6-Drawer Storage Wardrobe from Brylane Home.  See how this all started:

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Yikes.  I know.  It has really become a dump-all, and this room often gets neglected and rarely put back together.  The solution:

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IMG_6502I was surprised by how compact everything arrived, and I wondered how it turn out to be a full-size dresser, but it all turned out ok.  I probably spent 20-30 minutes assembling this guy.  Everything was labeled well, and the instructions were clear.  Below, the drawers may look flimsy, but a square solid piece fits in the bottom and helps keep its structure sound. IMG_6512

I was originally attracted to the lightweight frame and the pull-out drawers that won’t smash little fingers.  My toddlers can pull out the drawers, pick out their shoes, and put everything away without any loud drawer-smashing or finger-pinching.

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We went with black because of the scuffs and markings that inevitably adorn anything light-colored in this house, and so far, its done a great job holding up and looking nice.

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What a difference!  I LOVE this storage unit!  I love how it tidies up our dumping ground, and how easy it will be to later use it in other spaces, like as a clothing dresser in a bedroom, or as a craft stash.  Can you picture in your mind just such a use for this?

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This is originally $89.99, but on sale now for $59.99, and it also comes in white.  You can purchase it at www.Brylanehome.com, or on Amazon HERE.

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Good luck!  And if you don’t win this one, remember another awesome storage surprise is being given away next month!

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Brylane Home Guest Bed Ottoman {Review}

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Having company over STRESSES ME OUT!!  I’m dead serious when I say that I feel anxiety attacks washing over me and I frequently break into tears when I think about family or friends staying over for any length of time.  I don’t know what it is, but I feel some overwhelming need to have everything perfect, my kids well-behaved, my hair always done, and the house always clean for myself to feel comfortable.  I’m all about parties and one-night events, but thinking about any extended stay makes me feel like another case of the Shingles is coming on.

Knowing this, how do you think I feel about my sister-in-law coming to live with us?!  I’m excited to have another female friend to talk to and watch chic-flicks with, but I’m freaking out in stress and worry!  Do I sound like a lunatic?  I’ve been spending every night for the past few weeks telling myself it will be ok as I’m clearing out boxes of baby clothes and holiday decorations to make up a guest room.  Now what is the first thing that a houseguest needs?  A bed.  I needed one fast.  And something that doesn’t require a moving van, and hopefully something that we can shuffle around if we need to.  Brylane Home, who also brought you that fabulous Camp Rocker last month, has a fantastic guest bed that converts into an ottoman, and it came just in the nick of time!

brylanehomeLadies and gents, this is the Guest Bed Ottoman.  A what?  That’s a bed.  No wait, its an ottoman!  Back to a guestbed!

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Do you see why this is a fantastic option for cramped quarters?  Or maybe when your guest room also doubles as a play room and storage room?  The ability to fold and unfold easily, and especially to disguise it as something completely useful in and of itself, is so attractive.  When we aren’t housing guests, we’re going to keep this in our living room as a piano bench, ha!

1591_34789_moa_0001Here you can get a clear idea of how this thing collapses.  Just follow the directions on when and how to pull out the supportive bars, and anyone can do it.  Look how much space it doesn’t take up!  When you don’t want to be a bed, its just a cute little cushion seat in the corner!

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We (meaning the hubby) spent only a few minutes putting our bed together.  The instructions are detailed and the work is not hard–its basically installing the rolling casters with a few nuts and bolts.  The structure is easy to unfold by pulling out either the A or B knob, allowing the supporting bars underneath to release.

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I was worried about being able to get a fitted sheet around the mattress cushions because of the vecro straps that get in the way between the cushion and the frame, but enveloping the whole piece as a unit (mattress and frame), a sheet goes over just fine.  Because this is somewhat narrow (though extra-wide beds are also available at Brylane Home!), regular twin size sheets are a little roomy on the sides, but its not a big deal.

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I am surprised and pleased with the size of this bed.  I don’t mind at all that it is close to the ground.  It only makes it better for children to sleep on.  So is it comfortable?  Sure!  I spent a nap on it to test it out, and fell right to sleep.  It might be my sleep-deprived-mommy perma-status that put my right to sleep, but I do think that this mattress is fairly comfortable.  It would also be very easy to add another topper to this and add a little more cush.

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Guest-ready?  I feel SO much more confident and capable now that our guest room is put together!  The nifty little safe-saver is sold at Brylane Home for $199.00 and available in a brown or cream slipcover, with addition color options.  Their water repellant slipcovers are only $16.99.  Check out Brylane Home’s other housewares!

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Their extensive array of bath, kitchen, and home appliances really makes this a great place to shop for anything your home needs.

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Stay tuned for another upcoming giveaway from Brylane Home!  I’ll give you a hint: the giveaway item will be something that multiple people commented as something they would love from our last giveaway!

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Brylane Home Folding Camp Rocker {Giveaway} – CLOSED

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Summer is coming to a close, but it’s still HOT, HOT, HOT outside.  Stay cool and keep Summer Sweeping with this Giveaway Hop, hosted by the Blogging Mamas Network!

Each blogger linking up has a Giveaway for you worth at least $25, so be sure to hop around to them all!

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Our giveaway here at Dandy Giveaway is being sponsored by:

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Brylane Home is a fabulous online store with a HUGE selection of window, bedding, bath, kitchen, storage, furniture, large chairs, and entertaining products!  Everything is stylish, functional, and quite affordable.  If you’re newly married, just moved in, or looking to update your home, Brylane Home is such a great place to find everything you need!  I would have LOVED to register here when we got married!

They also carry some great outdoor living products for entertaining guests and relaxing in your own backyard.  These are making me just ache for the day we actually have a backyard!  When I get a back porch, a big umbrella over a table will be one of the first things we get:

1588_21164_mm_0240Check this out: its a Grillzebo! 1588_39326_mm_0188 And wouldn’t this waterproof hexagon gazebo be perfect to set up for a few months out of the year?  Then just disassemble it and store it away after the summer months.  Or leave it up year-round for a shady spot. 1588_64680_mm_1169

It was my pleasure to review Brylane Home’s Folding Camp Rocker!  This chair is originally $139.99, but on sale right now for much cheaper!

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We just spent our vacation up in Idaho at my extended family’s cabin in beautiful Island Park.  They just finished a gorgeous addition with the most beautiful back porch, where we spent the majority of our evenings. The weather was perfect!!  Since it was recently completed, we were lounging in camping folding chairs, and oh how I wished I could have brought my new folding rocker!  (We flew, and were limited in luggage, but if we had driven, this would have been the first thing packed!)

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When we pulled it out of the bag (which has a helpful reinforced shoulder strap), I was so glad that there was no assembly required!  Just take it out of the bag and pop it open.  This guy is SO comfy.  It is a plus-size chair, so practically any body will feel cozy inside.  I like that my kids can join me on my lap or even beside me in the chair.  The polyester canvas chair material can be spot cleaned, and isn’t rough like some camping chairs can be.

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When folded and bagged, it is surprisingly heavy!  But that means only the highest quality materials were used, right?  The frame is metal instead of plastic, which makes for a VERY sturdy chair, one that can hold up to 250 POUNDS!!!  This guy will certainly not blow over at a windy campsite.  The dimensions are 39 ½”H x 37″W x 35″D.
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I’m dying to take this on a camping trip!  Wouldn’t it be great?!?

Would you like to win your own Folding Camp Rocker?!

Enter in the rafflecopter below, and then hop along to check out all the other exciting giveaways in this Summer Sweeping giveaway hop!
*This giveaway is open to US entries only
*The winner of this giveaway will be drawn no later than the evening of Aug 16th and will be emailed.  If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn.
*The product in this review was provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting this review.  All opinions expressed in this review are my own are not influenced by monetary compensation.  
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According to Jenny, So Easy Being Green, the Blogging Mamas Network, and the Summer Fluffing participating bloggers are not responsible for sponsors who do not fulfill prize obligations.

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