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How I Keep Our House Clean || Nugeni Review

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

This post is sponsored by Nugeni, yet all thoughts + opinions are my own. 

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

Guys, I have discovered the secret to a clean house.

It’s called Nugeni.

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

This thing is my new baby + best friend. When I first got it, I actually had a dream I was using it. LOL. I’m not kidding. It’s that amazing. Let me tell you about it.

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

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Nugeni is an ALL IN ONE cleaning tool. It’s a:

+cordless vacuum

+handheld vacuum

+upright vacuum

+steam mop

+mobile steam cleaner

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

Can you believe that? Nugeni is both a vacuum AND a steamer. It is an interchangeable cleaning tool that replaces ALL of your other cleaning products with one system. Talk about MULTITASKING.

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

We moved into our house a little over a year ago. We put in these gorgeous porcelain tile floors. They are so pretty. But, let me tell you, they are hard to clean. My EX-STEAMER sucked. It left streaks everywhere. It didn’t stay wet for longer than 2 swipes. And I hated it. The floor was constantly dirty and I didn’t know how to clean it. I tried everything. I even hired a maid just to clean the floors. Guess what? The Nugeni makes cleaning our floors a BREEZE. Not only a breeze, but I literally love doing it. I’m weird like that maybe, but my husband will tell you, I use this thing every day. Not because you have to, but because it’s fun + easy.

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

What’s amazing about Nugeni is that you actually switch out the part that changes the system into a vacuum or a steamer. You just unlock the green (vacuum) and put in the yellow piece (steamer).

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

When steaming, you just add the steamer pad to the bottom.

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

Let me tell you more about the vacuum.

THE VACUUM

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The vacuum has 2 modes: turbo or regular. I usually just do regular because it’s super quiet. So I can vacuum while Gracie’s sleeping. The turbo is great though if you’re trying to pick up a whole lot of stuff or let’s say you haven’t vacuumed in a while.

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

The vacuum comes with a few accessories that make it easy to clean every thing.

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

You can take the vacuum off the upright pole to do a handheld clean. I use this feature to clean my car, Gracie’s carseat, shelves, baseboards, etc. It even comes with a long pole to extend your reach so you can clean walls or ceiling fans.

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

THE STEAMER 

The steamer is the yellow piece. This one plugs into the wall, but has a super long cord so you barely notice it. The steam heats up in SECONDS.

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

You can steam for 28 minutes without needing to refill.

Did you know that steam can be used to clean almost any sealed surface including: hard floors, pet stains, window treatments, mattresses, grout, to disinfect toys, toilets, kitchen appliances + so much more??!

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

I love this most for steaming our porcelain tile floors. I use the steam pad and the upright system to clean the floors. I do this at least once a week, but if Gracie spills something, I can just steam it right up. The first time I cleaned our floors (and this was not long AFTER THE MAIDS WERE HERE), the steamer pad was SOOOOO dirty. I was so embarrassed at how filthy our tile was. I feel so confident now, with my Nugeni, that our floors are actually clean.

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

The steamer comes with tons of accessories that let you steam everything, from your clothes!, to your mattress, to your windows. To clean windows + glass, it comes with a squeegee tool. I use this for our glass shower doors + our mirrors.

One of my favorite ways to use the steamer is to steam Gracie’s highchair. I never knew how to properly clean this thing (as it gets super dirty after every meal). I don’t want to use any household cleaner, as she eats RIGHT off of it. That wouldn’t be safe. Honestly, the only thing safe is steam. The high pressure nozzle cleans the chair in seconds.

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

How I keep my house so clean || Nugeni vacuum steamer review!

Other things I love to steam: our bathroom grout lines, curtains, + oven!

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My overall review: 

If you can’t tell already, I’m obsessed with this thing. I think I’ve tried every piece + gadget already and I love them all. I would recommend this system to ANYONE (and have recommended it to several friends + family members already). My favorite way to use it is to steam our floors. It’s saved me SO much time, not to mention money on all the products I don’t need anymore. The vacuum is SO easy + lightweight. I love that it is cordless. I needed that in my life with my messy toddler.

I love all of the accessories it comes with, but I find myself using the main system the most. The squeegee tool is SO awesome, but the steamer gets heavy for me (I am almost 7 months pregnant). But, it does come with a shoulder strap. I haven’t tried that yet.

Anyways, highly recommend this system!

You can get your Nugeni on their website: https://www.mynugeni.com

Or on Target.com!

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The Original Bodysuit Sweepstakes

Carter's Original Bodysuit Day - Tons of events + offers all day long!

This post is sponsored by Carter’s; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. 

Carter's Original Bodysuit Day - Tons of events + offers all day long!

This Thursday (9/14/17), Carter’s is celebrating the ORIGINAL BODYSUIT DAY! All day long, they will be having contests + offers – you can’t miss it!

Carter's Original Bodysuit Day - Tons of events + offers all day long!

Gracie is 2 years old and she’s been wearing Carter’s original bodysuits since birth! We’ve always loved Carter’s quality + cute designs. And they fit amazing!

Carter's Original Bodysuit Day - Tons of events + offers all day long!

To celebrate Carter’s and their Original Bodysuit, there will be tons of fun offers tomorrow!

FIRST: Win $100 Carter’s Gift Card! 

You can get so much with $100 to Carter’s! To enter, all you have to do is post a photo of your baby in a Carter’s bodysuit using the hashtag #bodysuitsweepstakes on Instagram or Twitter from 10am-6pm est.

5 lucky winners will get $100 Carter’s gift cards every hour from 10am-6pm est.

One lucky winner will get the grand prize – a YEAR OF CARTER’S BODYSUITS!

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The Original Bodysuit Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 U.S., DC, U.S. territories and PR, 18 yrs. and older. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes begins 9/14/17 on or about 10:00 AM ET and ends 9/14/17 at 6:00 PM ET. For a copy of the Official Rules, visit the www.carters.com/originalbodysuitsweepstakes . Sweepstakes is sponsored by The William Carter Company, 3438 Peachtree Rd. NE, Ste. 1800, Atlanta, GA 30326.

Carter's Original Bodysuit Day - Tons of events + offers all day long!

SECOND: Double Points! 

Another awesome event Carter’s is having is Double Points on Bodysuits (all day, Thursday 9/14, in-store and online).

Carter's Original Bodysuit Day - Tons of events + offers all day long!

Rewarding Moments members will earn double points on their bodysuit purchase on bodysuit day!

Boy Bodysuits

Girl Bodysuits

*Some exclusions apply.

To learn about Rewarding Moments, click here.

Carter's Original Bodysuit Day - Tons of events + offers all day long!

THIRD: Twitter Chat Sweepstakes

Carter’s will be hosing a Bodysuit Day Twitter chat from 1-2pm est. Twitter chats are so much fun- especially when there are prizes involved! RSVP today and join the fun using #cartersbodysuitsweepstakes for more chances to win big!

There are so many fun events happening tomorrow! All to celebrate Carter’s Original Bodysuit! I can’t wait to see your posts + chat with you at the Twitter Party!

Playroom Makeover

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We have lived in our house for just over a year now + have finally completely finished the playroom! It’s been one of the last things on our “home to-do list”, but we are so happy with the way it turned out!

Here is a before photo – this is when we first saw the house. This is the previous owners stuff (NOT OURS! LOL).

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Here is the after. Can you even believe the transformation?

This post is sponsored by Lorena Canals Rugs, but, as always, all my opinions are my own!

Our Lorena Canals rugs are the centerpiece and the inspiration for the whole playroom. These rugs are extremely high quality, yet they can actually be WASHED in a conventional washing machine! This is SO important when throwing nice rugs in a playroom – because I know they will get spilled on, potty’d on, and just plain dirty. Now I don’t have to worry, though. They are incredibly easy to wash. And they are so lightweight, too!

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I’m having a hard time choosing which rug is my favorite. I have the Botanic Plants one and the Naador one. I think I’m loving the Naador one because of the fun print + adorable tassels. Which one is your favorite?

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I highly recommend Lorena Canals if you are looking for a rug for your kids room, playroom, and even ANY room. Lorena rocks because, in addition to rugs, they also sell adorable accessories to make any room cuter! We have the leaf basket and the Monstera cushion. Both work so well in the playroom. The basket is currently holding a plant, but can easily be used for toy or blanket storage. And the cushion is usually used by me, LOL. Playing on the floor while 22 weeks pregnant is hard, so I’m usually laying on this while I play with Gracie. It makes a fun reading spot when Gracie’s in the mood, though.

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Our playroom is full of lots of other fun toys, accessories, and decor! One of my other favorite items is our Tnee’s Teepee! We have the classic black and white one. I love the way it looks styled in a corner. Gracie loves hiding, reading, + just hanging in here. I love that it’s gender neutral (we have a boy coming soon!).

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We get lots of questions about our toy storage! This wooden storage unit is from Ikea! It’s the perfect spot to store all of Gracie’s toys, so the room always looks organized. Okay, not always, but at least everything has a place. Usually these buckets are all around the room and Gracie’s new thing is just DUMPING everything out so she can see it all. But when we are done, we know where it all goes. It’s nice to have a big storage unit to house everything.

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Gracie’s little play table is also from Ikea. It’s the perfect size for her. She’s often here playing with her blocks + toys from Bannor Toys. These are the prettiest toys for a playroom. They make the best gifts, too! We also draw a lot here + make some playdoh creations, too.

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Another one of Gracie’s favorite things about the playroom is the IKEA kitchen. Can you tell we love IKEA? We got this for her when she turned one, and she’s played with it everyday since. I recommend everyone get this.

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Another thing that added so much life to the playroom was our Modern Burlap “I am a child of God” swaddle. We love Modern Burlap’s swaddles! She makes lots of different designs (all monochrome- which I love). But this one is perfect for hanging on the wall. You can also use it as a crib sheet, or just a regular swaddle blanket! Right now, I am obsessed with it hanging. I have the hardest time finding stuff to hang on the walls + this was the perfect solution.

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Another one of my favorite aspects of the playroom are my new watercolor prints from Malaika Grace Illustrations. Guys, this is such an incredible keepsake. Malaika took a couple photos from my Instagram + she turned them into watercolors. She is SO talented. Everyone needs one of these to hang in their playroom. I will forever cherish these.

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Another great decor idea is to hang some baskets and roll up some Aden + Anais swaddle blankets in it. Or stick a cute stuffed animal. The unicorn is from Target! Our tall basket is from Design Dua. I love these baskets because they can be used as laundry baskets, more toy storage, or even just decor!

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Here’s a full list of where we got everything!

Both rugs: Lorena Canals Rugs

Plant basket: Lorena Canals Rugs

Monstera Cushion: Lorena Canals Rugs

Toy storage: IKEA

Teepee: Tnee’s Teepees

Play table: IKEA

Play kitchen: IKEA

Watercolor prints: Malaika Grace Illustrations

Wooden toys: Bannor Toys

Book storage: IKEA

Child of God wall hanging: Modern Burlap

Wire baskets: Hobby Lobby

Swaddle Blankets: Aden + Anais

Black and white swaddle by kitchen: Modern Burlap

Tall basket: Design Dua