• Smile!

    July 1, 2010

    Hello! I hope you have a smile on your face this morning! :mrgreen:

    First things first: breakfast! I enjoyed some yummy Overnight Oats in a Jar (OOIAJ) made with old-fashioned oats, Mad Hectic oatmeal, ground flaxseed meal, dried cranberries, walnuts, vanilla soy milk, and, of course, lots of Barney Butter from the jar.

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    Mmmmm… best breakfast ever! :-D

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    I also enjoyed some S’mores iced coffee with soy milk along with my OOIAJ.

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    I hope you’re enjoying your morning so far, but if you woke up on the wrong side of the bed and need a little pick-me-up, I’m pretty sure this video of Murphy doing “elephant butt” will put a smile on your face. I can’t watch it without cracking up! Smiling is a sure thing with this video! :-D

    Ok, now that’s you’re smiling, let’s talk about teeth! :mrgreen:

    This might sound weird, but I am sort of obsessed with my teeth. I am genetically blessed cursed with bad teeth, so I take really good care of them. I never miss a dentist appointment, I brush three times a day, and floss every night before bed. Even still, pretty much every single tooth in my mouth has a cavity. :-? I also have two porcelain crowns, which later required a minor in-office surgery. I can only imagine how terrible my teeth would be if I didn’t obsessively take care of them!

    A long time ago, my dentist recommended that I use an electric toothbrush instead a regular manual one. Electric tooth brushes remove more plaque, which helps prevent gingivitis, and clean deep between teeth and along the gum line. I also brush too hard when I use a manual toothbrush, which upsets my gums, so I’ve used an electric toothbrush for many years now.

    Awhile back, the nice people P&G and MS&L sent me the Oral-B ProfessionalCare 1000 electric toothbrush to review on CNC. I’m already a fan of electric toothbrushes, so I was more than happy to give it a whirl. Plus, my current toothbrush was old and sort of nasty. The Oral-B ProfessionalCare 1000 is a great electric toothbrush. It left my teeth feeling nice and clean and it’s not a noisy as my previous toothbrush, so I like it.

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    Giveaway time!!! :-D

    I know that I’m not the only one who wants healthy teeth, so here’s your chance to win the Oral-B Professional Care 1000 electric toothbrush!!! Just leave a comment on this post about something or someone who makes you smile. I will randomly pick a winner tomorrow morning.

    Good luck! :mrgreen:

    P.S. If you read my post about my visit to the conventional dairy farm, you know there was a great conversation in the comment section that followed. Nancy of The Wife of a Dairy Man wrote a wonderful post clearing up some of the confusion around organic and conventional dairy farming. Be sure to check it out!

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    Katie July 2, 2010 at 11:18 am

    My sweet dog Sydney makes me smile :)

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    Monica July 2, 2010 at 11:33 am

    My dog, Sara! :o)

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    jenna July 2, 2010 at 11:38 am

    blue berry pie makes me smile with delight!

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    Laura July 2, 2010 at 11:39 am

    my upcoming 3-day camping/music festival trip makes me smile!! I’M VERY EXCITEDDD

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    Meagan July 2, 2010 at 11:42 am

    The children I watch make me smile! There is nothing better than loving your job, and it’s not hard with these adorable kids!

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    Maggie July 2, 2010 at 12:00 pm

    My boyfriend makes me smile and my cute little weiner dog that sleeps in the weirdest looking most uncomfortable positions. :)

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    Susan July 2, 2010 at 12:08 pm

    A beautiful sunrise makes me smile!

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    Danielle July 2, 2010 at 12:36 pm

    Looking at pictures from past vacations (and lots of good times!) never fails to bring a huge grin to my face. Reminiscing is the best!

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    KZ July 2, 2010 at 12:36 pm

    My kitty! and the husband :)

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    Lauren July 2, 2010 at 12:40 pm

    I was just thinking to myself this morning, “oh crap I missed tina’s toothbursh giveaway!” Yay that I still have time!! The fact that I didn’t miss this giveaway makes me smile! :)

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    Jeanette July 2, 2010 at 12:51 pm

    My sister always put a big smile on my face. I have more fun with her than anyone else!

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    lauren July 2, 2010 at 1:17 pm

    Getting out of work early makes me smile :) I think that is on the schedule for today!

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    Astrid August 26, 2010 at 7:45 pm

    good weather!!

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    Patricia July 20, 2011 at 3:59 pm

    My cat Tuppence makes me smile. I got her from a pet rescue centre 2 months ago and she was so frightened that she hid under the bath and only came out when she had to. It’s taken a long time but now she plays in front of me and has started to sit on the chair next to me, but I’m not allowed to stroke her yet. Soon I hope but her progress still makes me smile.

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    Abigail October 24, 2011 at 2:09 pm

    My wonderful hubby, anything chocolate, long runs on cool days and grumpy looking dogs.
    yay!

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