Take your writing to a whole new level! BIC Review

Now that I am back in school having a great pen to write with is even more important! Thanks to BIC and Shoplet.com I now have many great options to choose from, and of course review for you! I tend to become obsessed with a good pen, and will have multiple backups of my favorites in case I lose one or in case one runs out of ink. Luckily the pens I am going to share with you are very inexpensive so you can have your cake and eat it too. Or well, you can have your pen and write with it too.

First up is the BIC Atlantis Ballpoint Retractable Pen. I used to buy these pens all the time! Not only are they great pens, but they also come in many different colors! I’m sure by now you have noticed my obsession with colors. These pens feature BIC’s Easy-Glide System that is up to 35% more smooth than traditional BIC pens. I received samples of their blue pens, and they are just as great as when I originally started buying them! The Atlantis pens are great to have around when you need a pen that won’t let you down.
Since I am such a pen fanatic I am always looking for a pen that is not only functional, but that is girly. The BIC for Her line really takes the whole “girly” concept to a whole new level! These pens are not only very sleek, but they have some really pretty designs on them. They come in pink and purple but feature black ink. So for those of us that are not really supposed to write with colored ink, we can still have our fun! While they may not have as smooth of writing as the Atlantis pens, they are still very smooth and are super easy to write with!

I seem to have a hard time finding good permanent markers whether I am looking for one at home, or whether I am searching for new ones in a store. Sure you can buy the expensive brands that you know will work, but if you are like me you need something inexpensive that you won’t be upset about if you lose. BIC’s Mark-it Grip Permanent Markers not only are they great, and inexpensive, but they also have a grip on them! Not only that but they are non-toxic! I love having these markers around, you can use them for just about anything!
My favorite pen of the bunch may not be the prettiest in the bunch, but is really quite amazing! The BIC Velocity Roller Ball Retractable Pen really lives up to its name! The Velocity pen features Permanent acid-free, fade-resistant gel ink. They provide skip-free smooth writing that is vibrant and easy to see, which is what I love most about these pens! Some pens either are light to begin with, fade over time, or fade from smudges, but you don’t have to worry about either with this pen! Being in a medical class I have to take a lot of notes very quickly about things I still am not quite sure I understand so nothing is worse than going back over my notes and not being able to see what I had written. With the Velocity pen I can rest easy knowing that I can go over my notes at any time and they will still be there! I think that everyone should have at least one of these pens at all times! I know that I have 3 of them in my backpack right now!
Last but most certainly not least is the BIC Wite-out EZ Correct Correction tape. We all make mistakes, and when you are obsessed with pens it is even easier to make them. Luckily for us BIC also makes correction tape so that we can start over. I love that this tape is super easy to use, and you don’t have to wait for it to dry like most correction pens. Also unlike most correction tape it doesn’t break as easily. Every time I go to use other brand versions of correction tape the applicator breaks before I can even use it. I was very happy that I could actually use this one!
If you are looking for dependable products for your office needs make sure to check out BIC at Shoplet.com. They have tons of different products and you are sure to find ones that are right for you. They also have some really great prices!

**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.

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Pilot FriXion Review- Influenster Cosmo Box

We all love our pens. While the idea that they are permanent is great, we all wish that we could still correct our mistakes when we need to. Pilot has solved this problem by coming out with their line of FriXion pens. I was fortunate enough to receive on of these pens in my Cosmo Voxbox from Influenster.

Frixion Ball 8-pack pouch

I love writing with pens, but even most erasable things leave behind bits of the eraser and I can never seem to get rid of them. I received both black and purple (my favorite color :) ). I love how smooth these pens write. Not only are they smooth but they don’t leave a huge ink trail behind like some of the other pens I have reviewed. Which is good because that means the ink will dry faster. They also don’t have a traditional eraser which means no mess!

As you can see below there is still traces of the ink left on the paper, but for the most part the ink is completely gone. If you are like me I’m sure you are wondering how these amazing pens work. Well I found the answer! The ink itself is thermo-sensitive, which means that when the ink comes in contact with heat it disappears. Apparently if it comes in contact with cold temperatures it reappears but I have not personally seen it happen. Because of this heat problem it is advised that you do not use these pens on very important documents.

I am going back to school this January and before when I was in school I always hated the fact that I couldn’t write out my homework in pen because I would always mess up and have to scribble out what I had written. I hate letting anyone see a scribbled mess and these pens makes it so that no one has to! I am so glad that I can use my pen and not have to worry about making mistakes with my pen because of how easy it is to fix them!

I love that these pens come in so many colors! Not only that but they have many packaging options so you can pick a pack that has all your favorite colors! They are also inexpensive so you don’t have to spend a fortune just to get the ones you want.

You can check out these and other great FriXion products on their website here.

**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.

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2012 Cosmo Voxbox!

If you are not a member of Influenster I highly suggest joining. It is a free, yes free, website that lets you become a product reviewer! Sites like Influenster are the reason I started blogging in the first place!
This is my second VoxBox, and I was really excited to get it! Inside was a Venus Razor and an extra Venus and Olay blade, 2 Pilot FriXion pens (purple and black yay!), Ghirardelli Sea Salt Escape Chocolate, and Forever Red perfume from Bath and Body Works.
Keep an eye out for review of my favorite products from this box!
Make sure to sign up here, if you want an invite just let me know!
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Giveaway For A Cause!!! **Closed**

So we all know that this month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so why not have a giveaway for it? I was asked by a wonderful blogger from The Rosy Snail (www.therosysnail.com) to join in and get the word out on this awesome giveaway. You could win this awesome prize pack.

Want to join in on the fun? Check out the review one these products and while you’re there enter the giveaway! You have a chance to win one of two prize packs! You can enter here!
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Zebra Pens Review

I absolutely love pens! Especially ones that have pretty colors, but who wouldn’t? I was very excited to learn about my first review for shoplet.com. I was even more excited when I saw my pens, and noticed that one was purple, which if you haven’t guessed by now is one of my favorite colors!
Out of the 8 pens I received this purple Zebra Z-Mulsion EX Ballpoint Pen was my favorite. Not only is it my favorite color, but it is a wonderful pen. It fits perfectly into my hands, and it writes extremely smooth. There’s nothing I don’t like about this pen! It’s the perfect size, the perfect color, had a rubber grip so that it doesn’t slip, and is very comfortable and easy to use. I have not had any issues with this pen, and I don’t think it will ever let me down!

This next pen was another favorite of the bunch. It is the Zebra F-301 Retractable Ballpoint Pen.

While the ink may not be a pretty color, it is definitely a wonderful pen. It writes extremely smooth, even more so than the Z-Mulsion pen, and makes it very easy to write. While it is a little heavier then I would think it would be because it is a small pen compared to most similar pens, it was not too heavy which was nice. The grip is not rubber like I would like, but does have texture to it which makes it easy to grip. The pen itself is very stylish, and would look great on any desk.

Zebra offers many different writing products like these pens, and even pencils. After trying the products I received I can definitely say that Zebra is my new go to pen company, and I will gladly be purchasing more in the future.
You can find more Zebra products, along with tons of really awesome office supplies on Shoplet’s website here.
Want to win your own Zebra Pens? Shoplet is having their own giveaway of these pens and more here.
**Disclaimer** I was in no way paid, or obligated to give a positive review, or a review at all for this company. If you would like to read my full disclaimer for reviews you can find it here.
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