Bounty Paper Towels and $100 Giveaway! (Winner Announced)

When P&G provided us with what seemed like a year’s worth of paper towels, my initial thought was, what the heck am I going to write about paper towels? Not exactly glamorous. I was wrong. Read on to find out how to enter an awesome $100 giveaway! 

Congratulations to our Winner:
#111 Judy B who wrote “I like the Flipstick concept of having color then shine.”
Judy, please watch your email for more information. -Natasha 
I am a home cook, and we actually go through paper towels like crazy; cleaning up spills, grime, explosions in the microwave, I could go on and on but I’d probably lose some of you. I don’t like using regular kitchen towels to clean up a mess because they get gross and harbor all kinds of bacteria that breed their minions (too many science classes? yes, too many re-runs of Despicable Me? Definitely!).

As soon as you wipe up a spill, towels need to be laundered or they start to smell (You know exactly what kind of gross I’m talking about!). Plus, by using paper towels you save the time it takes to wash that towel.

Here’s a paper towel glamor shot. Itís workin’ the kitchen.

Its really a great concept to buy a product that is better versus a cheaper brand. You might feel like you’re saving money, but in the end you really aren’t if it takes 3 cheap paper towels to do the job that one could do better. With Bounty®, one sheet locks in the mess.

I realized this truth awhile back with napkins. I’d always buy those flimsy cheapo napkins, and if my toddler was mess making at the table I’d instinctively reach for at least 5 napkins to contain the spills. It’s the same concept with paper towels. It makes sense. And, anyways, this jumbo pack was only about $15 at WalMart; there’s no typo there!

Also, I have a little boy. He is 3 ’nuff said. A bowl of cereal comes at you fast. The Bounty® paper towels make an ultra-absorbent make-shift bib.

Also, with a high quality paper towel, there are so many things I’ve done besides cleaning!
-Absorb extra grease from fried foods
-Cook bacon in the micro (2 sheets on bottom and 2 sheets on top for 3-4 minutes)
-Keep produce fresh longer by lining fruit and veggie bins with paper towels
-Store fresh herbs by wrapping them with a moist paper towel and putting them in a Ziploc
-Store dry herbs in a dry paper towel; zapping away any moisture

Put a paper towel over microwaved foods to contain splatter
-Strain cottage cheese; this was especially exciting!
-Wipe mushrooms with a lightly damp paper towel so they don’t absorb too much H2O.
-Rinsing grapes or other fruit; Yep it’s strong enough to hold quite a bit under pressure!

-The list continues …

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Coupons from P&G:
If it takes a coupon to get you started as well, P&G has a nice coupon on their website. Also, look for P&G’s brandSAVER coupon booklet in your local Sunday newspaper for more than $80 in P&G product savings. It’s one of those coupon books where you’ll find products that you already use; I don’t believe in coupon hoarding and a fat wallet of coupons you’ll toss after they’ve expired — speaking from experience. You can also sign up on their website for samples and valuable coupons to be mailed directly to you.

Have you tried the flipstick?

On a totally unrelated note, I’m loving this new COVERGIRL Blast Flipstick from P&G. Itís a lip color that is creamy on one side and shimmery on the flipside. You can use either color or blend them together (which is what I like best). I guess you could kiss a Bounty paper towel after applying so itís not completely unrelated.

Pardon my randomness. Lipstick is fun.

Last but not least, the $100 Visa Gift Card GIVEAWAY, courtesy of BlogHer! Tell me how Bounty Paper Towels or COVERGIRL Blast Flipstick would fit into your everyday life?

Rules:
*Every comment you post is an automatic entry into the $100 Visa Card sweepstakes.
*No duplicate comments.
You may receive (2) total entries by selecting from the following entry methods:
a) Leave a comment in response to the following question: How would Bounty® Paper Towels fit into your everyday life?
b) Tweet (public message) about this promotion; including exactly the
following unique term in your tweet message: “#SweepstakesEntry”; and leave the URL to that tweet in a comment on this post.
c) Blog about this promotion, including a disclosure that you are receiving a sweepstakes entry in exchange for writing the blog post, and leave the URL to that post in a comment on this post
d) For those with no Twitter or blog, read the official rules to learn about an alternate form of entry.
This giveaway is open to US Residents age 18 or older. Winners will be selected via random draw, and will be notified by e-mail. You have 72 hours to get back to me, otherwise a new winner will be selected.
The Official Rules are available here.
This sweepstakes runs from 12/06 to 12/31
Be sure to visit the P&G Have You Tried This Yet? brand page on BlogHer.com where you can read other bloggersí reviews and find more chances to win!

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  • tatiana k
    December 31, 2012

    last minute diaper replacement…until a run to the store was possible. Really last minute. They do absorb though…oh and cleaning up spilled milk from carpet (picker upper and soaker upper). Reply

  • Janice Cooper
    December 31, 2012

    I lovvve using Bounty paper towels. I even use Bounty in place of my dish towel to dry dishes, clean spills and even to clean my white kitchen floor. Bounty works great!! Reply

  • Nadezhda
    December 31, 2012

    I use papertowels to clean up the many spills in my home from the kiddos! Reply

  • Katya
    December 31, 2012

    I go through paper towels quite a bit in my kitchen. I love that I can toss them when I’m done and that they don’t harbor germs! Reply

  • Victor
    December 31, 2012

    I sometimes use bounty paper towels when we run out of napkins. 😉 Reply

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