Friday, May 27, 2011

Tropical Traditions - my latest conquest :)

For awhile there, I was all about entering giveaways for fluff (i.e. cloth dipes). I won quite a few which was awesome, but I've found that other CDing mamas are so crazy for their fluff as well that these are some of the highest entry giveaways out there (relative to retail value). Soooo I've switched focus a bit and have been scanning for other great products being given away.

Enter Tropical Traditions.

If you're a giveaway fiend yourself, you've probably run across one or more contests for TT products. I first noticed such a contest a couple months back, but didn't pay much attention. As I began to see more and more of them, I looked into the company and its products further. And got really excited! They have a HUUUUGE selection of USDA organic foods, skin care products, supplements, oils and other merchandise. Their #1 product is coconut oil, and they sell different types including Gold Label Virgin Coconut Oil. While the research still appears to be conflicted regarding whether or not coconut oil is healthy, TT has some persuasive info on their own page in support of the healthy side of the debate. I'm eager to try it myself so I can test out some of these great recipes and possibly try it on my scalp as well as there is some evidence suggesting it can promote new hair growth. (My hair isn't as thick as it used to be, and it's taking a particular beating lately due to postpartum hormonal fluctuations and DD's grabby hands! :)

So now I'm on a quest to win myself some Tropical Traditions products! The company has made it easy on us giveaway enterers by maintaining an up-to-date Special Deals & Giveaways Blog. Cool, huh? Here are just some of the current giveaways open for their products (all open to CAN & US):

Virgin Coconut Oil from Tales from the Nursery (05/28)
Organic Canadian Raw Honey from Planet of the Apels (05/28)
Organic Canadian Raw Honey from Dianne Estrella (05/30)
Virgin Coconut Oil from Coupon Savings in the South (06/03)
Virgin Coconut Oil from One Frugal Lady (06/05)
Virgin Coconut Oil from Natural Mama (06/08)
Organic Coconut Peanut Butter from Captain Coupon (06/09)

Yum - I'm getting hungry just writing this post!!!

Another note: In addition to sponsoring numerous giveaways, Tropical Traditions also offers some great deals if you buy from their main site. Unfortunately for Canadians, there are huuuge shipping fees if you buy here. They do have a Canadian distributor however aren't able to offer the same discounts for Canadians due to the additional overhead on their end. Poop! Ah well - another reason to win one (or more) of their giveaways instead! ;)


  1. Keep up with my blog. After this one in a few weeks there will be another.

  2. Thanks for letting me know, Alissa! I'll keep following. :) I'll be offering some more giveaways of my own soon if you're interested in checking them out!

  3. This is great, I love coconut oil! Thanks for sharing. Thanks for reading my blog too, I'm so glad you liked the Mexican Lasagna, it's definitely one of my favourites.