The Island News

February 24, 2009 by Kailani  
Filed under Uncategorized

On occasion I receive emails from various companies and organizations asking me to forward their messages on to you. So, here they are in their own words . . . well, mostly.

HEADLINE NEWS

Stop by An Island Review where we’re featuring Connie of Brain Foggles as Review Blogger of the Week!

Agro Labs, the leader in liquid nutrition, offers various products to promote health and well-being. In Naturally Acai Extra – the main ingredient, the Acai berry, has recently received the stamp of approval from Oprah! In addition, Agro Labs offers Peaceful Sleep to help give you a good nights rest, as well as Green Envy Daily Detox, Superberry Upgrade, and so much more!

With cold and flu season in full swing, Greenpeace is releasing its Recycled Tissue and Toilet Paper Guide, a credit card-sized shopping guide that helps consumers find the greenest household paper products. In the guide, Greenpeace gives a thumbs up to various brands including Green Forest, Natural Value and Seventh Generation.

In the current economic climate, Americans have the economy on their minds and how they can maximize their savings.  In a recent survey, Citibank found that 84 percent of Americans view making a change to their personal finances as a priority for 2009, and more than 75 percent said increasing their savings is the top change they are looking to make.  A rewards program, like Citibank’s ThankYou Network can help consumers achieve those goals.

ENTERTAINMENT

To be a bee, or to be the bee: that is the question. But not for Bessie Higgenbottom. This determined, imaginative, and compassionate gal just wants to grow up to be a hero (of the super kind). And for this dedicated member of Honeybee troop #828, that means becoming the mighty bee! In this buzz-worthy collection of hilarious episodes, get stung by the laughing bee while you catch Bessie rockin’ out, goin’ overboard on the party circuit, bravin’ the great outdoors, and more. The Mighty B!: We Got the Bee is being released on DVD February 24th!

“Special Agent Oso,” a new animated television series starring Academy Award-nominee Sean Astin as the voice of Oso, a fuzzy, lovable, bumbling stuffed panda bear who is a special agent-in-training, premieres with two consecutive episodes SATURDAY, APRIL 4 (8:00-9:00 a.m., ET/PT) during Disney Channel’s learning-focused Playhouse Disney programming block.  The interactive series, which emphasizes discovery, humor and organizational skills, calls upon viewers to help accomplish special missions by breaking down everyday tasks using three simple steps, just as Oso does.

Although times are tough, there are tons of great ways to keep your entertainment intake high with free games from GameHouse, the online portal for every game that matters—the fun ones.  With a free game-a-day, you can experience the luxury of the latest (and most addicting) games, like Super Collapse and Little Shop of Treasures, without breaking the bank!

SHOPPING

TCBY is running a great new promotion – 1/2 Priced Smoothie Happy Hour! Every day from 5-6PM, participating locations of TCBY are celebrating happy hour and offering their delicious Beriyo yogurt smoothies at half price. Savings never tasted so good!

We are now offering a discount for ELSPETH. ELSPETH new york, a premier handbag line know for its luxurious materials, vivacious colors and impeccable quality is proud to launch it’s new online store (www.elspethnyc.com).  In honor of this, the designer – Elizabeth Phillips is offering 20% off of all purchases made online.  This offer is for a limited time only.

About the author:
Owner and founder of An Island Life. Sharing my life as a mother to 3 wonderful daughters, working as a flight attendant, and living a blessed life in Hawaii.
Kailani

Comments

5 Responses to “The Island News”
  1. Rosie Scribble says:

    I like the ides of a half-price smoothie happy hour! None of the others appeal though I have to say!

  2. Renee says:

    sorry but when I read the Greenpeace thing about recycled tissue all I could think of was post consumer use recycling and :p

  3. VeRonda says:

    First, I’m just amazed about all the peeps who ask you to spread the word for them. How cool!! Anyway, I’m going straight to the bag site… I have the craziest weakness for bags. Its an unhealthy obsession. LOL! Thanks.

  4. Autumn @ My MoonBean says:

    OH I love TCBY!! We used to have them in SC, but as far as I know they have all closed…at least the ones around me have. Oh the good ole days LOL!!

  5. jennifer says:

    I need a TCBY near me. I can’t believe that after all of these years my city doesn’t have one! Maybe it’s best for my waistline, though…..

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