N-Love with my N-Tune Headphones


It’s not super often that I get something in the mail that my husband wants even more than I do. Shockingly, I never have to fight him for newborn bonnets, Sephora samples or jeggings. But as soon as I opened my Monster N-Tune Headphones, I knew I might never see them again. Luckily (or really, not at all luckily) E works all the time so I have plenty of hours at home alone with the children where I can enjoy them. And boy, do I enjoy them. Monster N-Tune Headphones-3
Did I mention they’re noise-cancelling yet? Because that is a very, very important part of why they are so useful when I am at home alone with the children. I have an addiction to NPR podcasts, which is the only reason my house ever gets clean, the laundry ever gets put away and the lawn ever gets mowed, so headphones are crucial to the survival of my family. Life or death, people. Or at least clean underwear vs. dirty underwear.

Here are E’s top 3 favorite things about the headphones:
1. The in-line microphone. When he does have a free afternoon, E likes to play *cough*superdorky*cough* computer games online with his brother. They use their computer mics to chat and catch up while they play, so headphones with a mic built in are perfect. His brother reports the sound quality on the other end is excellent and doesn’t pick up the TV or the screaming kids in the background.
2. The sound quality. He’s the kind of person who appreciates music (hashtag marching band nerd) so he was impressed with how great things sounded through the N-Tune headphones. Although he might just have been listening to explosions on his game. Either way, they sounded GREAT.
3. Noise canceling. Because, kids.

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Here are my top 3 favorite things about the headphones:
1. Amazing durability. You can practically twist them in half and they’re totally fine, which means when I absent-mindedly leave them on the dining room table the kids can’t destroy them.
2. Their over-ear design, for 2 reasons. First, because they’re bigger than ear buds they are WAY harder to lose. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve left a dinky little pair of headphones in the pocket of a sweatshirt I’ve thrown in the wash. Second, because they’re way, way more comfortable than those torture devices a certain iCompany includes with their products. No seriously, whoever invented those things hate people and ears. I wore my N-Tune headphones for 2 hours before I even noticed them.
3. Noise canceling. Because, kids.

Monster N-Tune Headphones

I told you I was addicted to NPR podcasts

With less than 100 days left to do your Christmas shopping (ahhhh!) these would make a fantastic gift for your spouse, parent or anyone who commutes anywhere ever, especially on public transit. They basically scream “I’m not listening to you!!” What subway rider doesn’t need that?
To enter to win a pair of Monster N-Tune Headphones (valued at $150) for yourself (or someone you really like slash love!) head over to Walmart.com, check out the colors, and leave a comment here letting me know which one is your favorite! I really love the green. The comments on this post will be aggregated with the comments on the posts from the other bloggers participating in this review, and 25 pairs will be given away. This giveaway will close on Nov 1. 

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18 Responses to “N-Love with my N-Tune Headphones”

  1. Carol Davis says:

    I like the purple, but that is my favorite color for just about all things.

  2. Kim says:

    Candy tangerine!

  3. Amanda says:

    So when you wear these, can you hear the noises that your own body makes? Because this is my fear. I sometimes work in public places and I would love to be able to block out the noise around me, but I worry that my nose will be making some awful wet whistling sound and I won’t know because I won’t be able to hear it. I’m also curious what happens if you just wear them and don’t have any music on – does the noise-cancelling part still work if you’re not actually playing sound through them?

    Oh, and I like the candy blue, but I’m not a US resident so I don’t think I can enter your contest.

  4. Megan says:

    I love the purple! Go Wildcats! But since my husband has headphones on his Christmas list to wear at work…I’d have to say I like the boring…I mean sleek black. Or maybe tge calming blue. :-)

  5. Amy says:

    I love the orange but would have to get the also very cute green, lest a certain everything-orange-is-mine-because-it-is-my-favorite-color small child steal them.

  6. Barbra says:

    I like candy blue or candy red. And I hear you on tiny buds. I hate them and only use over ear headphones.

  7. Linny says:

    Candy blue is gorgeous!

  8. Heather B says:

    I know my husband would love the green ones! He also loves to play those superdorky games online, and has been asking for new headphones for awhile! These would be perfect!

  9. Frances says:

    Oh my gosh the Candy Tangerine are awesome! We’re Oregon State fans, so have to wear orange as much as possible :-) These look awesome!

  10. Susan says:

    I would love to win a pair to gift to my music major son in the cool blue (go Drake!). He listens to music both for enjoyment and for school studies so they’d be put to use. And I agree with the NPR podcasts. They are ideal.

  11. Sarah says:

    I like the purple!

    LOVE NPR – Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me is an important part of my Monday morning walks…

  12. Lisa Brown says:

    i like candy blue

  13. Rachel says:

    I love the Candy Purple!!!

  14. Miranda says:

    I like the blue! These would be great for Joshua in the car so I don’t have to listen to The Lion King soundtrack anymore.

  15. Jennifer W says:

    I can’t decide. I love Candy blue and the Candy green.

  16. Betsy says:

    Ohhh, my hubby needs a pair. His are currently disintegrating…no really….they leave tiny black leathery specks everywhere. It drives me nuts! I think a “manly” candy blue would be a good choice. Thanks!

  17. Amy Schwarz says:

    Purple, because of course purple!!! Lol

  18. Jonni G. says:

    My fiancé would love these in the tangerine color. He loves playing the online video games as well and with 3 kids age almost 6, 18 months, and a newborn he could definitely use the noise cancelling function these offer!

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