One warm and toasty ice scraper, by Otoo.

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I really do not like cold weather, lol. I cannot express that enough. I also despise having to de-ice my car during the winter time. I have Raynauds, and my hands just freeze up, and get so painful. A lot of times, I will just turn my car on and let it heat up while I stay in my warm house. I let the defrost run, as well, to help out with the windows. I waste a lot of gas, but, with my Raynauds, it’s worth it. I still however, have to clean off all the ice and snow off of my car, so it doesn’t fly into others. We do not have much snow here, fortunately, but we do get a lot of ice. I have regular ice scrapers, as does the rest of my family. I, however, have never owned one like this before. I love the mitt design. The mitt is quite long, and fully covers your hand and wrist. The inside is lined with a warm, thick, black fleece. It’s not flat fleece, but a little shaggy, like faux fur. The material on the outside is quilted, and looks just like the ad, which I was glad to see. There is elastic on the mitt, which hits at the wrist area. This helps keep the cold air out. The thick plastic scraper just slides into the mitt, and out the opening of the top. Just hold onto it, and then do your scraping. I compared it to my regular scraper, and it is made just as well; no deficiencies. It even comes with a storage bag. I love simple things like that. The mitt material is pretty durable, and will help to keep your sleeve nice and dry while scraping, which is a great benefit. I used to live around the Boston area, and have vivid memories, of the ice and snow falling into my sleeve. Can you say, freezing!!!!!!!!!!!! It actually stung, lol. I really wish I had this mitt back then. Overall, this ice scraper mitt is well made, very affordable, and will be very beneficial on icy days.

If you would like to purchase this product, it can be found here for purchase: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N2O5CKR/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I received this product at a discount, in exchange for my honest review. Opinions expressed are 100% solely my own.

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Pretty in color. – JNG Directs’ PINK – 30 oz. Splash & Spill Resistant Sliding Closure Straw Friendly Replacement Lid.

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I have done many blogs on the 30oz Stainless Tumbler trend and competition. We, as a family, have even converted to them, and use them solely, for the most part. Now, we can add a splash of color to our original stainless tumblers, without having to, unnecessarily, ordering a new colored tumbler. Which, by the way, can be pricey. We can add a splash of color, and change out our cups, by just changing out the lid. I ordered their vibrant pink colored lid, but they do have it available in 7 colors in all. The colors available are all vibrant and deep, translucent colors: Purple, Light Purple, Pink, Green, Orange, Red, Blue. The lid has the sliding cover that completely covers up the drinking spout, for a splash free walk around town, or just to your vehicle. It holds really well too. If your cup dumps over, liquid will leak through the sliding port cover. It is not fully leak proof. There is a wide, and thick silicone ring that creates a really tight seal in the 30oz Yeti tumbler, as well as some of the competitors. I obviously only have a few competitors to test it on. I have one of the competitors that, unfortunately, did not make their opening dimension the same. So, this will not fit with a cup like that. This lid is made out of BPA free plastic. Which, really doesn’t matter, since your drink does not rest in it. It is dishwasher safe, although I only hand wash mine, like everything else. I love how well packaged it comes too. It is mailed in a regular box, not mail order shrink wrap packaging, lol. So, it is definitely a gift worthy item, and the perfect stocking stuffer with the holidays approaching. You can even order colors for the holidays, like orange for Halloween and Thanksgiving. Red or Green for Christmas, and on and on. I am so happy with this lids’ quality. I am comfortable recommending it.

I received this, at a discount, in exchange for an unbiased and honest review. – JNG Directs’ PINK – 30 oz. Splash & Spill Resistant Sliding Closure Straw Friendly Replacement Lid – Compatible with Yeti Rambler, RTIC Tumbler, Ozark Trail and others

If you would like to purchase this product, it can be found here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01JSVEOGW/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Introducing The Hog. – SES Limited’s THE HOG 30oz Stainless Steel Tumbler.

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Yesssssss, another stainless steel tumbler enters the arena. Please welcome The Hog! There are so many brands going head to head now. I love it. I am a huge fan of this tumblers.  I heavily rely on my icy cold drinks throughout the day, to help keep the swelling in my throat down. I have frequent anaphylactic reactions. So, if the cup doesn’t live up to my expectations, I won’t use it anymore. I do own and use the original 30oz Yeti tumbler, so I know what the name brand does, and I expect the competition to live up to the Yetis’ level. This cup even arrives with some goodies. It comes with a stainless steel straw, and a splash proof lid. The splash proof lid has the slider that you can push shut to cover up the mouth/straw opening. This further helps to maintain either the coldest level, or heat level, depending on your drink. Even if you pour hot coffee into this tumbler, your hands will not get hot holding this double. You can thank the double walled and vacuum sealed construction. It is always comfortable to hold. The cup will not sweat and make rings on your wood table. My cup arrived in perfect condition. The top has a nice seal on it. It fits and seals very well. I love that they include the straw. I always use one, and the longer stainless steel straws have been harder to come by in the past. Stainless steel is the material of choice in a lot of professional kitchens. It does not naturally harbor fungus, mold, or bacteria. It’s a healthy, eco-friendlier material to use. This cup is quite durable. Mine arrived in perfect condition. The straw has a lip on the bottom edge, and this helps keep the straw from falling out of the cup, as long as you have the lid on it. Do not try to pull the straw out of the cup through the lid opening. I tried it, and the second time I did it, it sounded like I was cracking my lid. So, in that respect, I do not know if the lid will be as durable around the opening as other lids I have used. If you do not attempt the straw pull, you should be more than fine. The lid is clear, and seals so well onto the cup. You can actually hold the cup by holding onto the lid only. It did not budge for me. There is a tiny air hole in the lid. This allows you to have a carbonated drink in your cup, and allows you to maintain that vacuum seal. There is also a double gasket on the lid. They did use food grade stainless in the construction of this tumbler. It is BPA free as well. They state that the entire tumbler is free of all toxins, so it is healthy to drink out of. The lid is made out of BPA free Tristan plastic. The included straw has a large enough diameter, to allow smoothie drinking.

(These are the photos of the ice test over a period of 24 hours)

I filled the cup with ice, and I did have some ice and icy cold water in the cup 24 hours later, as promised by the manufacturer. It fits into my car cup holder perfectly. I can also use my add on handle that I use with my Yeti. The top diameter is also the same as the Yeti. You can interchange lids on it. I have used 30oz tumblers in the past, where the secondary lids you can order, would not fit on it. So, since the lids all eventually get fine line cracks in them with use, this is an important feature. Overall, I love the name of this cup. They have it proudly displayed with a raised texture on the stainless steel side wall; The Hog. I also find it to be reliable in keeping my drinks icy cool. Overall, it’s a true competitor that can hold it’s own.

I received this at a discount, in exchange for an unbiased and honest review. – SES Limited’s THE HOG 30oz Stainless Steel Tumbler, with Splash Resistant, Clear Lid & Stainless Drinking Straw.

If you would like to purchase this product, it can be found here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01GJ45H1W/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o05_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

A formidable opponent in the tumbler industry. – Greatness Lines’ 30 oz. Tumblers Value Pack.

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Here is another cup that has entered the Stainless tumbler arena. I like how strong it came out to the market. It arrived with all the bells and whistles. I have the original 30oz Yeti Tumbler, and I love it. We also have quite a few of the competitors now, lol. Let me tell you, I compare them all to the Yeti, and against each other. I am very picky now, and demand that my ice not melt quickly. I always have a glass filled to the top with ice, and then I add my drink. With my constant anaphylactic reactions, I always have a swollen and raw throat. An icy drink all day, and I mean 24/7, really helps. So, I do not hold back if the cup doesn’t live up to my expectations. I am very, very happy to say, that this cup does indeed, keep my ice, ice, for a long time. I can take my cup, fill it with ice to the top, pour in room temperature soda, and then sip on it, like I usually do. When I go to refill it, I only have to add a couple cubes to keep it filled to the top with ice, lol. The cup measures out at 4” in diameter, at the top, and 8” tall to the top of the lid. It is just slightly more narrow at the top than my Yeti. I have a black carry handle, and it fits this tumbler by Greatness Line, but it just fits. It slides up to almost the top of the cup. But, the accessory is still quite usable and I am using it. Leaving my cup sit over night with ice and water, I still had a lot of ice left in the cup in the morning. It really works like my Yeti, so I am very happy with it. It’s made well. The tops seal very well. I love the straw and extra top that come with the cup. The stainless steel straw is thick and durable and long enough to really fit the cup. The diameter is large enough too, for a smoothie. The You can never really feel the temp of the drink inside of it, when holding it. It is always a comfortable temperature to hold. It is made out of 18/8 stainless steel. It will fit into my cup holders in my Honda. I’m sure due to the size, it might not fit into some. I have large cup holders in mine, fortunately. I really like everything about this complete set. You really can’t beat the price it’s at. Currently it’s at $19.95 for everything, which is great. It’s a formidable opponent in the tumbler arena.

I received this at a discount, in exchange for an unbiased and honest review. – Greatness Lines’ 30 oz. Tumblers Value Pack with 2 Lids and Extra Stainless Steel Straw.

If you would like to purchase this product, it can be found here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01H42XZDU/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Performs like my Yeti! – Kryogear’s KRYO KUP – 20oz Tumbler Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug.

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I am a big fan of these new double walled stainless steel cups. We have the name brand one, Yeti, already. I was excited to compare the two. I like a challenge. This particular cup is by Kryogear on Amazon, and it is the 20oz version. They have the name Kryo nicely etched on the side of the cup. That is literally the only difference between the Kryo cup and the Yeti cup. My cup came with 1 lid and 1 stainless steel straw. It is supposed to come with two lids, but that was of no concern to me, so I never said anything. If that happens to you, you can request the 2nd lid. This cup is made out of 18/8 stainless steel. It is thick and durable. I love stainless. It doesn’t naturally harbor fungus, bacteria, or mold. The lid has a great seal on it and works perfectly. I placed ice in the cup, and after 12 hours of sitting in my living room/kitchen combo space, it had melted approx.. only a 1/6th of the way. I was very impressed indeed. It matches up to the Yeti perfectly. This cup is comfortable to hold when it’s full of ice. Since it is made with a double wall of stainless, hot drinks stay hot longer as well, and is just as comfortable to hold. We love using our cups like this one. I always keep a drink on hand with a ton of ice, even when I go out. I suffer from frequent anaphylactic reactions, and my throat is always sore and swollen. I have to have an icy drink with me. I can rely on this cup to even stay icy throughout the night! I can’t express how important this is to me. I love how they include the straw with the cup. It’s great for those who don’t have a supply on hand already. I love using our stainless straws. Yet again, no chemical worries. With this set up there will be no chemicals leaching into your drinks. This company even offers a lifetime guarantee! I am very comfortable recommending this product. It’s pretty top notch!

I was afforded the opportunity to review Kryogear’s KRYO KUP – 20oz Tumbler Vacuum Insulated Stainless Steel Travel Mug With Regular Lid + 20oz Tumbler Replacement Lid + Stainless Steel Drinking Straw, at a reduced cost, in exchange for an unbiased and honest review.

If you would like to purchase this awesome cup, it can be found here on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/KRYO%C2%B0-KUP-Insulated-Stainless-Replacement/dp/B01DS8RZU8?ie=UTF8&psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_search_detailpage