How Tom’s of Maine and Meijer are helping my ice cream craving (giveaway alert)

toms of maine ice cream

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Even decades after I learned this little ditty I still believe in it. This is what’s currently on the adult shelf in my freezer. There’s a kid’s shelf too so that everyone gets their fair share. The main shopping for my house is at Meijer who helped sponsor this post and giveaway with a gift card to make me happy.

So what did I buy with my g.c.? Well we know it’s ice cream but in addition to that I need something to protect my sensitive teeth. The answer was right there in the health section – Tom’s of Maine.

Tom's of Maine at Meijer

Tom’s of Maine at Meijer

Out of all the great choices I decided to try their newest product RAPID RELIEF SENSITIVE TOOTHPASTE. It was calling my name although I came close to several others. But the word “sensitive” grabbed my eye as did “flouride-free” and “natural”.

Tom's of Maine Rapid Relief Sensitive Toothpaste

Tom’s of Maine Rapid Relief Sensitive Toothpaste

This toothpaste does double duty since it not only gets my teeth clean and whiter but it can be used as a product to help numb your gums if you have a problem. To do that just rub it on any sensitive teeth for 1 minute while massaging away the sensitivity. Then you can get back to your ice cream or cold drinks.

morning routine

morning routine

Going to the dental hygienist isn’t a dream come true for most of us but when you yelp when your teeth are being cleaned, that’s when they recommend a toothpaste for sensitive teeth. I’ve tried several kinds but what’s unusual about Tom’s Rapid Relief Toothpaste is the groundbreaking formula. It combines the “natural power of arginine* with calcium carbonate* to heal seal pathways to sensitive or exposed nerves“. By using it daily I find it’s better for long-lasting protection.

Tom's of Maine Rapid Relief Toothpaste

Tom’s of Maine Rapid Relief Toothpaste

This is a thick toothpaste so it adheres well to my brush without ending up in the sink the minute I turn on the power. It’s extremely fresh tasting with a minty flavor.

I’ve got my eye on more ice cream flavors at Meijer and I know my mouth won’t object. They carry Blue Bunny ice cream which I haven’t tried yet since the Michigan brand, Hudsonville, has been keeping me busy. I’ve still got some money left on the g.c. they sent so what should I buy?Β  — Marcia

*arginine bicarbonate is used for sensitivity relief (occlusive agent) *calcium carbonate is a mild abrasive needed for cleansing

Meijer is located in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Kentucky but the gift card could also be used online. Their prices are great and, like I said, I do most of my grocery shopping there. My little ones love going to Meijer to buy what they call surprises. If you’ve been to Meijer you know it carries everything under the sun and even has a horsey ride for 1 cent! The two year old is addicted to Sandy the horse.

Giveaway prize

Giveaway prize

GIVEAWAY INFORMATION: Meijer has sent a $50 gift card for one US Beauty Info Zone subscriber to purchase their favorite toothpaste and cold treats (or anything your sensitive mouth desires). This prize will make someone’s summer a lot better. This is open through July 25th at 11:59 p.m. If comments close just email me at [email protected] and label it Tom’s of Maine so you can leave your comment there and continue on.

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*gift cards received from Meijer for this promotion, all opinions are my own


  1. natasha Lamoreux says

    I would love to try out the Toms toothpaste and also check out their beauty selection.

  2. Christy Peeples DuBois says

    I do have a couple of sensitive teeth and haven’t even thought about toothpaste for sensitive teeth which I used years ago. I would try the Toms rapid relief sensitive toothpaste and see if it helps. I personally do not object to having fluoride in my toothpaste.

  3. I love Meijer! I moved from the mid-west 10+ years ago but always make a Meijer stop when I’m back visiting around the holidays — their health & beauty section is the *best.*

  4. Honestly i would buy toothpaste.

  5. ashley perez says

    I would love to buy this toothpaste.(:

  6. I would stock up on toothpaste

  7. I would splurge it on organic produce.

  8. I would buy some new snacks πŸ™‚

  9. Sandy Pincombe says

    Marcia, I was at Meijers this afternoon. Actually bought Blue Bunny ice cream too. I have looked at the Toms products and may try one of their mouth washes as my mouth is constantly dry due to a medication.
    Love Meijers and all their fresh produce too.

  10. That’s funny Sandy. We were at Meijer tonight but I stayed in the car while my husband ran in to get fruit. Their cherries right now are so inexpensive and absolutely wonderful.

  11. Austin Baroudi says

    I’d probably get a couple new movies! Thanks for the chance!

  12. DeAnna Keller says

    We recently moved, and need a few things for the house, so I would buy some necessities, maybe a decoration or two πŸ˜‰

  13. I would stock up on some junk food for family nights.

  14. Lorraine F says

    First of all, I would try to figure out where a Meijer is, because I don’t think we have one in the state I live in (NC), and then I would just stock up on all the organic products that I could find there.

  15. Groceries!

  16. What great fun since I’m starting to shop again at Meijer!

  17. Kim Pincombe Cole says

    We do 90% of our grocery shopping at Meijer – so this gift card would be put to good use on toiletries, fresh food, etc…

  18. brenda guardado says

    I haven’t had the privilege to try them out and would like to. My teeth are sensitive to hot and cold so if I find something that works for me I will be endlessly thankful.

  19. I’d buy diapers and ice cream

  20. Ice cream and yarn for me

  21. I would use for baking suppplies.

  22. Lyndsey R. says

    I would buy some new makeup! Maybe also a shirt for my son.

  23. I would shop for some new makeup foundation, then try the Tom’s of Maine Rapid Relief Sensitive toothpaste, then go back to the makeup/beauty section and find something to use in the summer which would help my oily complexion. Thanks for the giveaway!

  24. gloria patterson says

    How would I use this $50 gift card to Meijer if I won?

    I don’t have a Meijer around me BUT my niece does. She is a single mother, with a 16 yr old daughter who has a 19 month old baby.

    As a 67 yr old senior I don’t have a lot extra to help her with but this would be a blessing for her and her family

  25. Carson Dickens says

    I would donate the Card πŸ™‚

  26. Paol Trenny says

    I would spend it on produce and deli meat for my family.

  27. I live in Michigan and we shop at Meijer’s all the time! I’d use the gift card on groceries, maybe I’d buy something special like steak or salmon for dinner.

  28. Jaclyne L. says

    I LOVE meijer! I shop there all the time. I need some new concealer and nail polish πŸ™‚

  29. Stacey Roberson says

    I would buy some organic fruits and vegetables.

  30. Christina Sanders says

    I would use it to try some new products ??

  31. Some new sheets or makeup.

  32. Brenda Guardado says

    Toothpaste that helps with sensitivity is #1 on my priority list. So a couple of those would be a treat.

  33. Kathleen S. says

    I like Meijer’s alot! It’s my place to shop also. I would probably buy groceries, because that is usually where I go to buy groceries. Although, maybe I could get away to the housewares department. πŸ™‚

  34. Amy Orvin says

    I would buy pet supplies. I always need that the most!

  35. Andrea Darst says

    I’ve only been to the new Meijer by us once, but I’d love to explore the beauty section!

  36. I would go shopping with my best friend who lovesss Meijer. She raves about it and I’ve never been so I’d check out their beauty section and get a little groceries if I won.

  37. I live like 2 minutes from a Meijer… I’m seriously there multiple times a week. I don’t know what i’d use a gc for, but trust me… it would be used haha

  38. Michaela Kay says

    I would buy nail polish and mineral powered make-up. I’ve been meaning to try some powered make-up and brushes.

  39. Sara Floyd says

    I’d get the toothpaste and some groceries

  40. I would use a Meijer gift card for groceries.

  41. I would stock up on household needs and some beauty items for myself!

  42. I would use it for groceries!


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