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  • Review: Febreze Fabric Refresher

    I received a couple of Febreze Fabric Refreshers products to try, and I guess I’m just not their target audience. I don’t mind the products, but I just don’t see the point in using them.

    The Lavender & Vanilla Comfort scent is a little strong, but fades into the background quickly. It’s fairly light, and not offensive. The original spray bottle is easy to use, and the D├ęcor Collection really does look nice enough to leave out on the table, even when company is over.

    I suppose I might feel differently about these products if I had a smelly pet or other odors in the house that needed to be dealt with. But to me, these sprays are nice but superfluous. It’s obvious that many people disagree with me, however, and love using these products around their house. Scent products have often been moneymakers in The Drugstore Game lately, but there are quite a few posters in the coupon forums who are happy to get these products even when they have to pay for them.

    And since I’m a big supporter of our troops, it’s nice to see that Febreze is too. They’re sending bottles of Febreze to Go to troops stationed abroad. I suppose if anyone can use these products, it’s them! And you can help send more Febreze overseas by buying Febreze products at Family Dollar stores: For every Febreze item purchased between now and Veteran”s Day, Febreze and Family Dollar will send a bottle of Febreze To Go to troops serving abroad.

    If you’d like to try some Febreze products out for yourself, I’ll make it a little easier by giving away two sets of Febreze coupons. Each set contains the following coupons:

    • 50 cents off any Febreze Fabric Refresher
    • 50 cents off any Febreze Air Effect
    • $1 off any Febreze candle
    • $1 off any Febreze Noticeables Starter Kit, Dual Refill Pack or 2 Single Refills

    These coupons are from a Right at Home mailer and expire on March 31, 2009. I’ll also include any Febreze coupons that come out in the next P&G circular, which should be in Sunday’s paper.

    To enter, simply fill out the form below. (If you’re reading this in a feed aggregator or email, you’ll need to click through to the post to reach the form.)

    For an additional entry, subscribe to my feed via RSS or email and fill out the form again to let me know you’ve done so.

    For a third entry, spread the word about this contest – tell a friend or write about it on your own blog. Then let me know about it by filling out the form again.

    You can enter up to three times (one for each type), and you must submit separate entries for each type. I’ll select the winners using and announce them here on CFO as well as contact them by email. Winners will have 48 hours to send me their address, otherwise their prize will be forfeited and a new winner will be selected.

    The giveaway ends at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Sorry, this giveaway is open only to residents of the U.S. and Canada.

    Good luck!