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Jan032012

Win It! P&G Vicks Nature Fusion Gift Basket

 

There is nothing worse than coming down with a cold-and even worse when your child gets sick!

My son Cam got a bad cold a few days before his Christmas concert last month. We've tried different cough syrups with him, but he didn't like the taste. Coincendentally, I had received this gift basket just in time from P&G (they sent me one to try out). Cam's cough had gotten worse and we tried the Cough and Chest Congestion medicine. The honey in the medicine really did the trick for soothing his cough!

I also made my great-grandmother's homemade remedy for soothing coughs. This is the handwritten recipe book I inherited, filled with recipes from the early 1900's:

As my grandmother and mother always taught me, warm drinks help to get rid of coughs and throat irritation. To make the tea, mix a few spoonfuls of lemon, honey in 8 oz. of water and heat on the stove (or microwave for 45 seconds) or until desired temperature.

The honey will coat your throat, and the lemon helps reduce inflammation caused by the cough and also provides Vitamin C to help fight infection. It's important to reduce inflammation helps to get rid of the coughing reaction.

After a few days of rest and medicine (and a Stars Wars movie marathon too!), Cam got better just in time for his concert-

I highly recommend keeping some Vicks on hand- they provide effective symptom relief and are free of alcohol, artificial dyes (liquids only) and gluten. And, the honey is a sweet (soothing) bonus!

Procter and Gamble wants to give one lucky reader a Vicks Nature Fusion gift basket that includes the following products:

  • Vicks Nature Fusion Cough
  • Vicks Nature Fusion Cold and Flu Nighttime Relief
  • Vicks Nature Fusion Cough and Chest Congestion
  • Vicks Nature Fusion Cold and Flu Caplets

To enter, all you need to do is tell us what P&G household or beauty item helps make your life easier and better. Please leave a comment on this blog entry. Also be sure to include your email address, so we can contact you if you win!

Plus get an extra entry by:

-Signing up for our newsletter too! Be sure to click the "Daily Blog Email" option to get an email each day.

-Liking us on Facebook

Contest ends Jan.6, 2012 @ 5 pm EST. Good luck!

(US only please. Winner will be contacted via email. If you're selected, we'll need to hear back from you in 48 hours, or we reserve the right to select another winner. P&G is shipping out the prize to the winner.)

Disclosure:  P&G reached out to me to try out these products and has provided my own gift basket and one for our giveaway.



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Reader Comments (15)

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January 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterTammi Worrell

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January 3, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterCindy Bowling

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January 3, 2012 | Unregistered Commenteryanette f

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January 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJulie L

I only use Vicks Vapor rub for any cold, throat issue, would love to win the contest..would keep me healthy the whole 300 days it is cold, windy, raining and sometimes snowey where I live...happy new year to you and yours..from morris sampson, morrisvs12@yahoo.com

January 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMorris Sampson

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January 6, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJennifer Moore

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