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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

CVS Total Home Review and Giveaway

CVS is one of those stores that I can spend my whole paycheck in.  I can tell myself I only need new razors and a mascara, and I come out with $5,000 worth of items I didn't know I needed, but I had to have them.   I love the reasonably priced items, and something on my shopping list is always on sale, which I love.  Don't forget to use your CVS card next time you shop!



CVS is an American drug retailer company with a pharmacy chain.  This store is your one-stop shop for everything you need.  Where else can you pick up a gallon of milk, a birthday card for your sister, new makeup, baby powder, a magazine, and your medicine? You can only find items sold all in one place like this at a drug store.  I love the convenience factor! CVS has recently introduced a new exclusive line of household essentials called Total Home Products, available nationwide.  The products include a wide range of items for everyday home care.  The products range from cooking and cleaning to organizing.  The bonus part is that the line is priced 15-20% cheaper than popular national brands.  Among more than 150 items included in the line are facial and bath tissue, paper towels, trash bags, food and storage necessities, kitchen and bathroom items and much more.  

I was fortunate enough to receive a basket of Total Home products to review for myself.  I'm not loyal to just one brand name, I like to frequently try new products.  

I can now start a mini CVS in my house.  Who will be my business partner?

I was very happy with the selection of products I received.  I thought it was a good mix of what the product line includes.  I was sent storage bags, cling wrap, flushable wipes, disinfecting wipes, fabric softener sheets, toilet paper, and a box of tissues.  Everything came in a fantastic reusable brown wicker basket. 

I really liked the labels of everything.  Just because the Total Home line is a CVS extension and not a name brand line doesn't mean that the labels have to be dull and boring.  The labels were colorful and descriptive and sold the products well.  I haven't had a chance to use all of the products so far, but I have used a couple.  

Last night I opened a large package of chicken.  Since I wasn't cooking the entire pack at once, I put the remaining chicken in the gallon bags to store in the fridge.  The gallon bags were fantastic.  They opened with ease and the chicken fit inside with no problem.  They zipped closed and stayed closed.  They didn't seem poor quality at all.  I would certainly use them in the future to hold any excess food I'd like to freeze, or for upcoming holiday baking.

The disinfecting wipes are fantastic for a quick counter or kitchen wipe down.  These are the perfect thickness and they work well.  The lemon scent is very pleasant.  I used them yesterday to wipe down my counters after I cooked.  I felt confident with the state of my counters after using them, and I doubly liked seeing the dirt on the wipe after use.  

I made a plate of cookies for my work last night too.  I used the cling wrap to keep the cookies fresh before bringing them to work in the morning.  The cling wrap was strong and protective and adhered to the plate well.  Everyone loved my cookies too!

I can't wait to use the rest of the products.  So far I am very impressed with each product.  The lower price guarantee is also a great incentive to make the Total Home switch whenever you shop at CVS.











219 comments :

  1. I shop at CVS almost daily and I have never noticed this brand before. Shows how much I pay attention, lol

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  2. I had not heard of these products before today.

    Entered the rafflecopter as "Wild orchid"

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

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  3. I shop at CVS, but I don't think I have noticed the brand. I will look when I go to the pharmacy :)

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  4. I'm at CVS all the time and even know our store manager by name ABE, as I have been a long time customer...

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  5. im at CVS all the time...even know the store manager by name ABE...been going to the same store for years...

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  6. I have not heard of Total Home Care products before this.
    twinkle at optonline dot net

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  7. I have not heard of this product line

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  8. i haven't. i'd like to try it out though!

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  9. No, I have not heard of Total Home Products.

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  10. I've never heard of this brand before, but I'm definitely interested in it now!

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  11. No, I had not heard of it
    mrsrodjac at hotmail dot com

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  12. I had not heard of Total Home
    bethelderton59 at gmail dot com

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  13. I haven't heard of it and I shop there all of the time.

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  14. No, I never heard of Total Home products at CVS.

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  15. GFC id: abfantom fantom

    abfantom at yahoo dot com

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  16. I haven't heard of this line before

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  17. I have not heard of Total Home Care products but now I do! :)

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  18. No, I've not heard of them before.
    prettishi at yahoo dot com

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  19. This is the first I've heard of these products - thank you.

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  20. Nope havent heard of them until now! Sound good though!

    Linda W
    frogz60@hotmail.com

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  21. Wrote on your FB wall
    https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=10151864728867357&id=307593407356

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  22. I never have paid attention to the brand name, but the products look familiar. I love CVS.

    wendym at cableone dot net

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  23. I have heard of Total Home but haven't tried it yet

    sksweeps (at) earthlink (dot) net

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  24. I didn't realize they had Total Home products. I only knew of the Gold Emblem products.

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  25. I have not heard of this brand before.

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  26. I have heard about the products, haven't tried them yet though.

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  27. Have not heard of Total Home Care products.

    (lisa lo) rc form

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  28. I have heard of Total Home products.

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  29. I have heard about Total Home products before, but I haven't had a chance to try them out yet.

    RC - Christina Foley

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  30. nope, this is my first time hearing about them.

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  31. I have never heard of this brand.

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  32. No, I never have...I haven't even been in a CVS in yrs.

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  33. I had not previously heard of them, we are not regular CVS shoppers though

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  34. I've never heard of Total Home products.
    kellywcu8888ATgmailDOTcom

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  35. I have not heard of Total home products - and I do shop at our CVS store

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  36. i have not heard of it before!

    octoberbaby1990 at yahoo dot com

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  37. This is new to me - feel like such a space cadet - going there tomorrow so will have to check it out - LOL

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  38. I have never heard of them before. I shop at CVS, so I'm not sure how I missed them.

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  39. I have heard of this brand online but I've never seen it in stores.

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  40. Yes. I shop at CVSand have seen them

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  41. I'm in CVS every week and I haven't seen them yet.

    ighmeg at yahoo dot com

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  42. i have heard of this brand but never tried it

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  43. I have never heard of Total Home products until I read this blog.

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  44. I have not heard of them until now.

    Hope to win!

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  45. I had not heard of these products before today. Thanks for the review!

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  46. I have not heard of Total home products.

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  47. I've never heard of it before, no.

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  48. I have not heard of these before. Thanks for letting me know about them!

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  49. This is the first time I am hearing about these products.

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  50. I have not herd of them till
    now

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  51. I have not heard of these products before but I am interested in trying them out now.
    heather hgtempaddy@hotmail.com

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  52. I've never heard of them before.

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  53. Never heard of it until this post.

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  54. I wasn't aware CVS was starting their own line until today. Thanks for letting us know.

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  55. I have not heard of it before today

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  56. realy do not think I have ever heard of them

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  57. No, I have never heard of Total Home products at CVS. Great to know though. Thanks

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  58. I had not heard of these products before today.

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  59. I love CVS but I never heard of this brand. I will double check next time I am there.

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  60. I have heard of Total Home, but only vaguely :) I don't often get a chance to shop at CVS! :)

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  61. I have never heard of it before.

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  62. No, I have never heard of Total Home products.

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  63. I haven't! I'm a bit surprised I haven't, since I'm a drugstore addict & frequent CVS quite regularly.

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  64. I have never heard of this product

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  65. This is the first I ever heard of it.

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  66. i have heard about them in a couple of previous blog posts, but haven't had a chance to try them out yet.

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  67. No , I have never heard of them

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  68. I'm pretty sure I've seen the toilet paper but not the others.

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  69. I had not heard of these products before. Thanks so much for the fantastic giveaway!
    Reneewalters3 at yahoo dot com

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  70. no i have not heard of them!
    caseyeve_003 at yahoo dot com

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  71. I am in CVS almost everyday so yes I have seen this line. I have not yet tried them though. colleenaw@hotmail.com

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  72. I have not heard of this brand yet.
    Susan Chester

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  73. yes, I've seen them.

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  74. I had not, but I will check them out the next time I am at the store!

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  75. I have heard of them, but have never tried them

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  76. I have not and we are always at CVS!

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  77. Yes, I have heard & tried a few times

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  78. I have not heard of total home products.

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  79. No I have not heard of these products.

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  80. sorry, I have never heard of it before.

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  81. I love CVS so definitely have heard of the brand before.

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  82. I have not heard of them before- but based on your review they sound like a store brand that I definitely need to be checking out :)

    crystalmethod54751@gmail.com

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  83. I have never heard of these products before today
    pamc77@yahoo.com

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  84. Nope, haven't heard of Total Home Care before.

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  85. I had not heard of Total Home products.

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  86. never heard of Total Home products

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  87. i have never heard of total home products

    JOSEPH GERSCH

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  88. I have never heard of this brand until now.

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  89. No i have never heard of that product before.


    kadia3 at yahoo dot com

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  90. I haven't heard of this brand before.

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  91. I have never heard of the brand before.
    lorenalke@yahoo.com

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  92. haven't heard of it - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  93. I have not heard of Total Home products before.

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  94. The Total Home line is new to me.

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  95. Yes, I have heard of Total home products and use several of them.

    jweezie43[at]gmail[dot]com

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  96. i have not heard of this previously

    Robby Rob

    robriffe at verizon.net

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  97. Nope never heard of it before

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  98. I've never heard of it before, but I'll be on the lookout now!

    coriwestphal at msn dot com

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  99. We just got a CVS so I'm not familiar with their products yet.

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  100. This is my first time hearing about them.
    Brittney House

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  101. nope i never have.

    danielle marie xdanimarie(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  102. No, this is the first I have heard of these products. I do love CVS though!

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  103. I had not heard of Total Home products before reading here.

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  104. This is the first I have heard of the Total brand products at CVS. Sounds like great products without the "retail" price. Thanks for the share!

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  105. I have not heard of this product line before

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  106. I hadn't heard of them before.

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  107. I've never heard of this brand before, but as a huge fan of CVS, thanks for the info!
    onecheaplady@yahoo.com

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  108. No, I had not heard of these products before. hanovertomato at yahoo dot com

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  109. I have never heard of these products before

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  110. No I haven't I only get to CVS about once a month to stock up

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  111. No, I have never heard of them before!

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  112. I have not heard of Total Home Products before.

    Eileen B.

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  113. Sammi, I never heard of these products nor have I seen them!

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  114. This is my first time hearing of them.

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  115. I shop at CVS often and I have not heard of this product line.

    tderosa142 at gmail dot com

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  116. no i have not heard of total home.

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  117. No I had not heard of till now!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

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  118. I do shop at CVS but have not tried this line of products.

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  119. I have heard and seen Total Home products at CVS. I have not purchase any products though.

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  120. Heather:
    I have never heard of this line of products!

    hds_16_2006@Yahoo.com

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  121. I never have heard of Total Home Products but would gladly like to try them.

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  122. I have seen these products and thought of them as the store brand and bought it.

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  123. I blogged here
    http://bmontag.blogspot.com/2013/10/win-great-cvs-products.html
    #1

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  124. I blogged here
    http://bmontag.blogspot.com/2013/10/win-great-cvs-products.html
    #2

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  125. I blogged here
    http://bmontag.blogspot.com/2013/10/win-great-cvs-products.html
    #3

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  126. I blogged here
    http://bmontag.blogspot.com/2013/10/win-great-cvs-products.html
    #4

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  127. I blogged here
    http://bmontag.blogspot.com/2013/10/win-great-cvs-products.html
    #5

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  128. Yes, I have heard of Total home products and use several of them.

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  129. I've not heard of Total Home products.

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  130. I haven't heard of Total Home products.

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  131. I've never previously heard of Total Home products.

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  132. I do shop at CVS occasionally but I have not heard of/noticed this line of products before now.

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  133. I've never heard of them, but I'd love to try them!

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  134. I shop at CVS but have not heard about them before.
    Laurie Emerson
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

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  135. I have heard of & purchase Total Home products. I shop at CVS weekly & love their brands.

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  136. I have never heard of CVS's Total Home products. However, the packaging looks very appealing.

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  137. I have heard of them. I shop at CVS all the time.

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  138. I have not heard of this product line.(

    Lyndsey.rullman at hotmail dot com

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  139. I actually haven't heard of these products before today!

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  140. I shop at CVS but did not hear of this brand before now.

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  141. I have never heard of it or seen it but I don't frequent CVS as much as I would like to.

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  142. I have not heard of this brand before & I shop at CVS I would love to try them!

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  143. I have never heard of those products.

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  144. I haven't heard of the products but I would love to try them. I love CVS! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

    Tiffany Hearn
    Tandt625 at hotmail dot com

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  145. I not familiar with Total Home.
    sweepster49 at comcast dot net

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  146. I havent heard of this brand before. I usually go to Walgreens, ONLY out of convenience sake, it's literally a 1 minute walk from me but next time I'm there I will keep a look out.

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  147. No, never heard of it.

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  148. No, I have not heard of Total Home products before today.

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  149. Nope! I have never heard of these products before!

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  150. I dont believe I have ever heard of them

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  151. I have heard about it another time from another blogger giving away the product, but have never tried it. myamurphy@mail.com

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  152. I have not heard of Total home products..and I am in CVS all the time...

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  153. I had not hear of this product.

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  154. I haven't heard of CVS Total Home Products before.

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  155. I must have seen them I shop CVS but I don't remember. No I haven't heard of these before reading about them here.

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  156. I have never heard of that brand before.

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  157. no i haven't ever heard of this brand before
    susansmoaks at gmail dot com
    tony l smoaks on rafflecopter

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  158. I have not heard of these products.

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  159. I have never heard of this line, sounds interesting!

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  160. i have not ever heard of it..but something i like to know more about!

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  161. No I haven't heard of this brand even though I shop CVS all the time.

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  162. i haven't heard of this line
    4mariemh atgmaildotcom

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  163. i have heard of it and have purchased before.

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  164. I haven't heard to Total Home

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  165. no I have not heard of that product before

    lmurley2000@yahoo.com

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  166. I've never heard of them before
    annabella @ centurytel dot net

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  167. I have gone to CVS now that we have one locally but I had not heard of the brand...although I would certainly consider it.

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  168. I shop at CVS a lot and had never heard of these items, but now I will be taking a look at them!

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  169. No, I've never heard of these products even though I shop there all of the time. sleveene@hotmail.com

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  170. No, I have never of Total Home product.

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  171. I have not heard of Total Home products.

    skkorman AT bellsouth DOT net

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