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Probiotics are now being recommended by doctors more and more due to increase in digestive health issues, especially in women.  There are more cases of IBS and other gut-related health concerns today then ever before. One of the main reasons for this increase is the diet we are eating. Overall, we get less of the good bacteria that we need to fight off sickness and sustain optimum health. So now we need to supplement our diet with good bacteria.

Microbiome Plus has developed a product that helps with several areas in human health, the main ones being digestive, immune and cholesterol. Their probiotic was proven in a study to lower bad cholesterol by 11.64 percent*. This probiotic also helps with mood and weight loss, as do all effective probiotics. This is because weight-loss research suggests that healthy microflora in the gut can speed up metabolism and for mood, the probiotics help you absorb the nutrients you need to increase energy. With more energy and a healthier stomach, naturally you are going to feel better.

Microbiome Plus GI comes with a prebiotic as well. The prebiotic acts as a fertilizer for probiotics. In fact, many people take the prebiotic on its own to promote the growth of any natural probiotics they have in their system. This combination of probiotic and prebiotic are very effective in improving your digestive health, including battling bad bacteria that can cause gas, constipation, bloating and other issues.  Many people wait until they have IBS or other more serious problems before taking probiotics, but this is not the best choice. It is obviously important to maintain your health today for a better tomorrow.

If you are feeling fatigued, probiotics are most likely your answer. Of course, eating properly and exercise should always be number one, but this allergy safe and gluten-free supplement is the next best thing. Microbiome Plus probiotics were developed by doctors and clinically tested, so you know you are getting the good stuff.

If you or anyone you know may be interested in trying Microbiome Plus probiotics, here is a coupon code for 30 percent off the 1 and 2 month supplies.

Coupon Code: 30offmom

https://microbiomeplus.com

Contest: As well they have a giveaway you can enter for free. The winner gets $250 in health prizes, including a 3 month supply of probiotics, $100 towards a gym membership and a $50 Amazon Gift Card!

https://microbiomeplus.com/deal/

Good luck!

*Cholesterol Lowering Study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22990854

If you have a son, nephew or grandson, you know how hard it is to find boy clothes that are both durable and stylish. We are so excited to have The Boy’s Store as a platinum sponsor again this year in our Holiday Gift Guide! They offer a wide variety of fashionable and stylish clothing for all of the boys on your shopping list. 

Their sizes range from six months to junior and they carry brands like: Appaman, Dogwood, Knuckleheads, Mulberribush and Wes and Willy. They are offering a spectacular deal to Market Mommy readers this year! If you use code MMGiftGuide2016 at checkout, you will save a whopping 25% off of your order!

he Boys Store offers everything you need for the boy in your life. Their store is literally loaded with great clothing and accessories. The Boys Store offers a little bit of everything. They have dress clothes, t-shirts, hats, socks, sleepwear, outerwear and everything in between.

In addition to their website, The Boys Store can be found on Facebook and Twitter.

We are thrilled to have Beads-N-Style featured in our 2016 Holiday Gift Guide! The shop offers therapeutic magnetic and aromatherapy jewelry. Since 2007, they’ve been offering beautiful pieces that also have health benefits.

Owner, Melanie, has been experimenting and growing her jewelry making skills ever since 2007, but recently, her business has expanded to include essential oils.

“Over the last year or so, I began using essential oils and found their benefits to be great, as well. I have a friend that is working towards a certification in the use of essential oils, and it was at her suggestion that I added aromatherapy jewelry to my shop. Just one drop of your favorite essential oil or aromatherapy blend on the terracotta bead or natural lava stone and you can carry the benefits with you all day long!” Melanie said.

As an added bonus to Market Mommy readers, you can save while making your holiday pruchases at Beads-N-Style! Orders over $50 ship free and if you use code SAVE10, they will take an additional 10% off of your order! Happy shopping!

To learn more about the benefits of therapeutic magnetic and aromatherapy jewelry, please read through the Beads-N-Style Frequently Asked Questions. If you have any additional questions or comments, please feel free to contact their shop! In addition to the Beads-N-Style website, you can reach them on Twitter and Facebook.  

When starting a business every customer is a first-time customer. Before you can attract returning customers, you must establish a base of the first-timers. What are some strategies that will help you accomplish this?

1. Attractive web design is a crucial factor. When visitors are on your site, it needs to be visually appealing, easy to navigate and up-to-date. There should not be expired or non-working links and how to order should be easy and straightforward.

2. When you are just starting out, testimonials can be hard to come by but they are necessary. Personal follow up to your first customers soliciting feedback can be a great start. Putting testimonials on your site and social media pages can be a great way to encourage those who may be on the fence about placing an order. This can underscore the importance of quality customer service as well. Ensure that all of your customers have a good experience and would be willing to give you that positive testimonial.

3. Coupons can be a great way to build your network as well. A discount on their first order and/or in exchange for signing up for a mailing list can help extend your reach right away. CheekyTummy is an online store selling beautiful and functional accessories for mommies and babies. They offer things such as diaper bags, breastfeeding covers and bibs. They strategically attract new customers by offering 10 percent of each customer’s first order.

4. Also, be sure not to neglect social media marketing. It can be overwhelming and difficult to get a grasp on, but it is important to have a social media presence. It can hurt you not to have a Facebook page for your business. It’s a great way to get those awesome product photos viewed more, it’s a great way to expand your network, and it’s a great way to promote sales and specials.

What are some other ways that you’ve attracted first-time customers?

What Makes ComfyEarrings so Comfortable?

ComfyEarrings are unlike any earrings you’ve seen before! They are uniquely created to sit comfortably in your ear without stabbing your neck or squishing your earlobes.

You see traditional earrings have a few problems:

  1. They have a back that slides on the post. Often, this makes the earring too tight, which squishes your earlobe causing soreness and irritation.
  2. They also have a post that sticks out the back and pokes you in the neck when you lay down or talk on the phone.

ComfyEarrings solve these problems!

They bring relief to your ears and neck by using a flat back attached to the earring posts.

This flat back eliminates the pressure on your ears and, because it covers the back of the post, it protects your neck from painful pokes when you talk on the phone or sleep.

100% Comfy or Your Money-Back Guarantee

They personally test and approve every style of ComfyEarrings before they appear on this site. (In fact, co-owners, Nick and Christina Gillick, each wear ComfyEarrings 24/7/365. Christina wears two pair.)

They check for comfort, quality, and style. If a style of ComfyEarrings doesn’t pass, it doesn’t make it into our product line.

Because of the testing process — and the comfort of the earrings – they can confidently offer a 100% Money-Back Guarantee — also known as the “100% Happiness Guarantee.”

Visit their webpage and save $5 today!

Namely Newborns is one of our Premium Sponsors of the Holiday Gift Guide this year!
One of their top selling and most popular blankets is this luxury baby blanket with blue and chocolate plush. It is the soft luscious minky baby blanket. Measuring a generous 29″ by 34″ inches, this personalized baby blanket is ideal for baby’s crib or stroller. The blue plush swirly chenille on top trimmed in brown satin reverses to velvety chocolate minky blue dot creating a very handsome blanket for baby boy.
The personalized, plush baby blankets at Namely Newboars are hand crafted in the U.S. with attention to quality and detail exclusively for Namely Newborns. Because this product is expertly made in America it is stitched with pride and we are proud to offer you a high quality luxury baby gift at an extraordinary price because we manufactured it ourselves and are happy to pass on the savings to our valued customers. FREE personalization is included with two names beautifully embroidered anywhere on the blanket. Add a birth date, weight and third name for an additional fee.
And, you can use coupon code FB10 for 10% off!

 

Squirrel Cheeks is a wholesale distributor of children’s boutique clothing. We carry lace and satin rompers, dresses, 2-piece outfits, leg warmers, hair accessories and more at affordable prices.
Squirrel Cheeks Boutique aims to offer gorgeous, yet affordable hair accessories for every baby, girl and woman. From Flower petal layers, headbands to kufi hats, diaper cakes, flowers and girls’ hair bows, their boutique is for everyone looking for high-quality gifts for many occasions. They can even be used as bridal wear. Some of the products they carry are nylon, lace and crochet headbands, hats, sets of girls’ flower hair clips, leg warmers, tutus, pettiskirts, lace and satin rompers, rainbow tulle, pastel tie-dye printed tulle, chevron dresses, peasant dresses, pillowcase dresses, butterfly fairy wings, halos, boutique hair bows and other dress-up items.
They offer a vast amount of products to choose from. There are have dozens of categories and they are always adding new items. They love printed tulle and other prints for flowers such as Chevron, Damask, Polkadot, Cheetah, Zebra, Ladybug and Pastel and Rainbow Tie-Dye. Squirrel Cheeks Boutique is also known for our wholesale bulk lot of flowers, which are perfect for crafters to purchase to create their own hair flowers. We have a great selection of different styles of flowers to create custom lots.
Some of the most popular flowers are the 2″ and 4″ Gerbera daisies, 5″ Spikey Spider Daisies, Peonies, Tropical Lilies, Glitter Icy Roses, Natural Daisies, Polkadot Daisies, Zebra Daisies, Carnations and beautiful 2-tone gerber daisies created by them!
Coupon code: ws for 20% off

 

The BEST Scratch Mittens Ever! ScratchMeNot Flip Mittens are designed for children that scratch, suck their thumbs or hair pull. Use them on the go, day or night.

Get 20% off your first order on any regularly priced ScratchMeNot Flip Mitten Sleeve, Bodysuit or Sleeping Bag! http://bit.ly/1h6D0UP

Why use ScratchMeNots?

  • Protect your little one’s skin by preventing their fingers from scratching
  • Easy for parent’s to put on; hard for children to take off
  • For occasional newborn scratching to the constant scratching of those with skin irritants like eczema, chicken pox and more!
  • Open and closeable mittens to allow hands free time
  • Silk outer layer minimizes abrasion on the skin

Natural Seal is the first hypoallergenic, sting free and effective liquid bandage that provides exceptional protection against dirt & germs while soothing rashes and bug bites for minimal scarring & faster healing!

Natural Seal Skin Protectant is a preservative free, sting free, protective coating that mimics the properties of your own skin for a natural feel while providing exceptional protection against infection.

Designed for use with minor cuts, scrapes and burns, Natural Seal forms a breathable, water-based protectant that can withstand vigorous activities such as bathing and swimming, yet is gentle enough for the most sensitive skin.

This is an exciting new product to the natural market, containing no environmentally harmful ingredients or processing, and is perfect  for kids.  Developed by a mom for moms, Natural Seal takes the “ouch factor” often seen with traditional band aids and liquid bandages and replaces it with a comfortable, soothing alternative that helps to prevent infection, allowing the wound to heal more quickly.

Never again will you need to waste countless bandages or use harsh chemicals on your minor cuts, scrapes or burns, when there is a natural, comfortable and effective option in Natural Seal.

  • Preservative free, BPA free, GMO free – Vegan friendly
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Blocks Germs
  • Natural Product with no harsh chemicals
  • Comes off naturally after wound healing
  • Soothing water based formula
  • Eliminates waste associated with traditional bandages

Use promo code HolidayGift for $1.50 off your order. 

 

What child doesn’t have a favorite television, cartoon or movie character? At the One Stop Kids Shop, they specialize in character themed pajamas and clothing that your child is sure to love. And, they have a wide variety!

Disney Princesses, Spiderman, Winnie the Pooh, Thomas, Sesame Street; these are just a few of the many, many fun options at the One Stop Kids Shop. They know that your child is the cutest, and they strive to offer the best selection of children’s clothing to show them off in.

They also stock some holiday specialty items as well as accessories. They have merchandise for infants up to teens available and they do the research about what is popular and trendy.  They are sure to have something for everyone.

One Stop Kids Shop offers free US shipping all of the time and are offering free Canadian shipping through the holiday! They also give a 10% discount off the total purchase for new Customers!