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Mom Shirt Giveaway!

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Enter to win a “Keep calm… I’m a mom” shirt from MTME Shop!!!

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Available in the following colors: 

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One lucky winner will receive a pink “Keep Calm…I’m A Mom” V-Neck Tee in size Small, Medium or Large. All candidates are required to sign up to the newsletter for consideration. This giveaway ends Dec. 26, 2014.

The winner will receive an email asking for their shipping address and shirt size. The winner must respond within 48 hours. If the person fails to respond with the correct information, the item will be sent to someone else. Good luck!

 

Bluetique Cheap Chic {Giveaway} – CLOSED

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Fall weather is marvelous, and honestly there is something a little bit better about east coast falls.  In Boston fall seems to last a little bit longer and there are so many maple trees around that the world is just bursting into color.  It’s amazing.Our apartment has nice big windows facing a playground and surrounding the playground are tons of trees.  One of my favorite thing to do is curl up on our couch with a sweater, a blanket, and cup of warm apple cider to just enjoy the view.

I was fortunate to get in contact with Bluetique and be dazzled by their amazing line up of fall clothing.

They have so many long tunic type shirts, knee length cardigans, and fall sweaters that they are just begging you to strut around in boots and leggings and to kick up some leaves.

I couldn’t wait to review the Turtle Time Sweater.

The Turtle Time Sweater is long sleeved and hangs kind of dolman like.  The turtle neck is super long and stretchy.  I was laughing about how it would be perfect for a giraffe, as I could pull the neck clear over the top of my head.  No worries though, it looks great when it’s rolled down a little and bunched around your neck.  It actually seems more like a built in infinity scarf than a turtle neck.

The sweater part is super wide, it reaches from elbow to elbow and looks great draped around you.  The sweater is warm and fairly light weight, I was comfortable wearing it while chasing Dmitri around the house and nice and cozy when I slowed down.

My sweater arrived on a day that was pouring rain and it was fantastic for curling up and staying inside while watching the rain pour, but I loved it even more when I dressed it up!  I would suggest pulling your hair up and sliding in a pair a earring and BOOM!  Fancy looking, but still so so comfortable!

 

If you’re looking for some great fall fashion you’ve got to check out Bluetique!  I know those boots and leggings are calling to you… 🙂

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Bluetique has offered one lucky reader a $25 Gift Certificate!

This giveaway will run from Oct 27 – Nov 4, and will end at midnight EDT. It is open to US residents, ages 18+. Entries will be verified, winner will be notified via email and will have 48 hours to respond and claim prize or another winner will be chosen. For questions or concerns email DandyBritt@gmail.com – also consider adding that email address to your safe list, as winning email notification will be sent from it.

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Soybu {Review}

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We’ve chatted a little bit about exercising and being healthy. Now, let’s chat about what you wear when you put that Richard Simmons tape in and sweat it out to the Oldies. What are your go to items in your closet when you’re planning to do some yoga for that day? I’ll be straight with you, because let’s face it I like sharing totally embarrassing things with you in hopes of finding someone out there who does what I do, I grab my over sized t-shirt and those oh-so-saggy-lost-their-shape-during-my-last-pregnancy pants. Maybe you feel the same, but I don’t usually feel happy, cute, or pumped when I’m dressed like that. It’s not my style, and heaven forbid I have to go to the grocery store right after a run. No one wants to see me in those work out clothes buying cookies! I was really looking for some work out clothes that made me feel like 1) working out and 2) like I didn’t have to duck and cover if I had to stop anywhere on the way home. Enter Soybu and their amazing active fashion clothing. I’m so excited to tell you about them and share with you some of their products so you can jazz up your work out too!

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I really love doing yoga! I can’t do those amazing tripod headstands by any means, but I like the stretching and time to reflect it gives me. I decided to put the pieces to the test during a mini yoga session I did. I completely love the leggings! These are the Allergro Legging in Raffia. They have reinforced stitching and the waist band is wide and supportive. I always struggle with active pants because it seems most  have that super skinny elastic in the waistband and it just cuts into my waist, that is not the case here. Also, I love how I could put these under a  jean skirt any day and not a single person would know they fall into the “active wear” category.

soybucollegeI’m just in love with this top! It is the Lanai Tunic Tank in Raffia. Aside from the comfort, color, and all over cuteness (look at those straps!) I love how long the tank is and how high up the side of the tank comes under my arms. I can do these amazing stretches with out my back showing or feeling the need to pull it down. The tank stays where I put it. I feel like because the sides come up so high I have great support and coverage!

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I love the straps of this tank top! Just that added bit of detail does so much. The fabric on both the top and leggings is a bit thicker than I imagined. It’s not silky like most active clothing. It is extremely stretchy; I never felt restricted during my work out. The fabric also gives me a good hold. I think it will give me enough warmth for any fall activity especially a nice bike ride too!

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This jacket is the cutest! It is the Maura Pullover in Zinnia. It’s has more of the silky athletic wear feel but not quite.  Once again the detail got me! There are flowers and other cute details sewn into the top. It’s warm so I could wear it on a chilly day with any outfit and it makes for a fantastic layering piece too! There are holes on the cuff for your thumbs, which once again helps me not struggle with my clothing while I’m trying to concentrate on my peaceful time.

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The founders of Soybu set out to create clothing for the “Everywoman.” They wanted to create clothing that “would transition with her throughout her day… Soybu’s versatile active wear and lifestyle pieces help women exude beauty, strength, and balance in all they do- whether they’re enjoying a solitary moment of reflection, chasing a toddler, fitting in a hardcore workout, running to catch a flight, or meeting friends for happy hour… The company creates functional, stylish clothing so the Everywoman can get ready and stay ready all day.” I whole heartedly feel this company lived up to their mission!

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As soon as I tried these pieces on I immediately felt covered, comfortable, and cute! I told My Man J that I felt like I should go on a run! I never want to work out if I feel frumpy. I think it is a super important thing to feel happy and beautiful even before you walk into that ‘spinning class’ or bust a move during Zumba. These pieces help me feel that way instantly. We should get to feel beautiful all the time, right? Why not while we work out too! Not to mention that all of the pieces are additions to your wardrobe. Soybu’s new line is filled with amazing pieces like this. I know I’d feel just as amazing in all of them as I do in these. What are your thoughts on feeling good about yourself even before you exercise? I’d love to know what you think!

You should pop over and see what other fantastic pieces they have in their store!

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*The products in the review were provided to me free of cost for the purpose of writing this review. All opinions expressed in thie review are my own and are not influenced by monetary compensation.*

 

Obsessions Boutique {Giveaway} – Closed

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I have found this new obsession with online boutiques/shops. It’s so convenient to shop straight from your living room couch. And the best part…receiving something fun in the mail to come home to. It’s like my new favorite thing! The only fear I have with online shopping is how it will fit. You can’t try it on, you can’t see the exact coloring. Good thing most shops offer free returns/shipping now. But still, it’s no fun to be so excited for your adorable top coming and then have to send it back because it just doesn’t fit or it’s not how it looks online.

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Now cue in magical music… Obsessions Boutique has taken care of all your online worries. Obsessions Boutique is an absolutely adorable online boutique that offers the most darling clothes and accessories. They have the trendiest items and the best part is they offer all variety clothes for every season. Ever since moving to Utah, I am having trouble finding online stores that offer things for winter and summer. Most just offer just one.

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I am seriously swooning over this whole outfit! The leggings are so fun and right on point with the fun colors. Like I said, I just get so nervous ordering sizes with online boutiques. Obsession Boutique does not disappoint in this category. They offer a sizing chart on their site and they are very true to what they say. I ordered a size small (what I normally am) and my skirt fit perfect! So no worrying about sizing issues with Obsession Boutique.

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I love how classy all of their pieces are. Right now I am having a polka dot obsession (no pun intended ha!) and I immediately fell in love with this top! Actually I immediately fell in love with many of their pieces. But I honestly am now obsessed with my new Obsessions Boutique Skirt!

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I love that I was able to pair it with some bright summer colors and the skirt still looked summery. You guys, this is probably the most comfortable skirt I now own! It has an elastic band, which does not squeeze to tight at all! (Perfect for growing baby bellies!) It is so light weight and perfect for the summer heat.

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My favorite part of this skirt is the ruched knee. I love that they took a very simple maxi skirt and pulled that into it. At first I thought it would be kind of tight around the knee part and be hard to walk in, that is not the case at all. It is perfectly roomy and tightens up in all the right places.

Obsessions Boutique checked everything off my list for a great online boutique. What you see is what you get. There are no guessing games with this shop. Everything they offer is so darling and lots of variety for different styles.

I am so excited for today’s giveaway, because not one of you but 3 of you will win one of these skirts I am wearing in one of their three colors they offer. Red, Black and Brown. So, I wouldn’t miss out on this one ladies! Get entering 😉

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Poopsies {Giveaway} – Closed

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Hey Dandy Fans! Today I have the cutest most genius giveaway for you today! I can’t tell you how many times my girlfriends have put their adorable kiddies in the cutest outfit and BAM! the most narliest (yes that’s a word now 😉 ) blow out just destroys that super cute outfit. There is not much you can do to prevent it and they end up in their plain white onsie.

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“A poopsies® is a unique onesie for babies that contain a special lining made of waterproof, breathable material that effectively protects against diaper leaks and blowouts, saving time and money for busy parents.”

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The lining inside the Poopsie Onesie holds inside the leakage/blowout. Now if you get grossed out by baby blow outs then skip the next few images, but if not check out the amazingness of this onesie!!

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Amazing huh?! It’s almost a mama’s dream, oddly 😉

Now their fabrics are amazingly soft! I had my Poopsie Onesie laying out on our dresser and a client had stopped by and of course it caught her eye. She couldn’t believe how soft the fabric was. And the lining of the bottom was just as soft. The lining is waterproof and very breathable. No rashes or uncomfortable rubbing on the bum.

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I was able to review this darling ‘Shobi‘ onesie and have to admit that I let out a “Aahhh” when I opened the package. It is so cute for being a onesie that is specifically for blow outs/leakage. I am not a fan of just plain one onesie’s so I was excited to see all the variety that Poopsies has to offer. They have long sleeve, short sleeve, lots of colors and stripes! I highly recommend checking out their sites and at least ordering one (you will be hooked!) to try out. You won’t regret it!

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Poopsies is giving away one of their Onesies!! I would definitely do all the steps to get your hands on one of these!!!

Fancy Ewe {Giveaway} – Closed

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One of the reasons why I love the cooler weather..DRESSES! I could wear a dress every single day if I could. When I was younger, my punishment wasn’t being grounded, it was that I had to wear pants all day. Haha, no joke. A dress just makes me feel so girly and fun.

I don’t wear dresses as often as I would like to because I can rarely find them 1. that doesn’t cost me my whole pay check 2. fit just right in all the right places 3.covers me up in the right places. If I find a store that can fit all 3 of those things then you know I am going back to that store often!

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I am stoked I discovered Fancy Ewe!! Their dresses are just breath taking! Not only do they offer dresses, but aprons, accessories, jewelry and bags. Fancy Ewe has been designing adorable aprons for 6 years and recently decided to put their talents into modest beautiful dresses! You may have seen their dresses appear on Shabby Apple.

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Their dresses are just stunning! I had a hard time choosing from the styles, I had to bring in the sister squad (all 4 of my sisters) to get their opinions. Even my husband had to help me choose! Haha.

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I decided to go with the “Bouquet” dress and it definitely did not disappoint. It literally fit me like a glove and I have never received so many compliments on one dress. The length, the sleeves, the bodice, I felt like I had it handmade just to my measurements. Seriously!

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Fancy Ewe fits true to size, ladies! So now wondering if you need to go up or down a size because of the material or design. And ordering this was so easy and a great experience. Fancy Ewe was able to talk me through my measurements and what she thought would work best for me. My dress arrived in the exact time they had told me (actually it arrived a day earlier, even better!) I am leaving for California in a few weeks and you bet this dress will be worn multiple times!

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Fancy Ewe is seriously so incredibly sweet! They not only are giving away one dress of your choice but they are also giving a special discount to Dandy Giveaway readers. They are discounting any dress to $45, normally at $60. You will need to email Fancy Ewe directly to receive this discount ( do not order directly from the site) Email: fancyewe09@gmail.com Make sure you mention that you are from Dandy Giveaway blog! I really hope you all take full advantage of this amazing discount and snag this “Bouquet” dress. Like I said, the fit = amazing!

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I’m so very glad that it decided to turn chilly around here again.  Not.  Will this winter ever end???  Okay so I just might be exaggerating slightly.  It’s not like it’s snowing outside or anything.  It’s not exactly freezing.  Okay it’s only in the 40’s right now here in St. Louis today.  But that’s cold, right?  It should NEVER be in the 40’s in April.  At least not in the Lou!  Good thing toADORN sent this monkey hat for Banjo.  He has been able to wear it.  In APRIL.

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Here’s to hoping he won’t be wearing it in May.  😉

 

The deals at toADORN are major.  See for yourself.  Shop toADORN’s Featured Deal of the Day!

 

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Caralase {GIVEAWAY} CLOSED

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With the season change and Spring being so short, I like to look for things that can easily transition into Summer also. I feel like the key to a great spring/summer outfit is comfort and versatility. If I can wear a shirt 3 different ways then you better know I am buying that sucker! If that shirt is going to stay in place and I am not constantly tugging and pulling at it to make it from showing to much then it will definitely end up in my closet!

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Caralase has all of that and more! Comfort, versatility and just about the most darling clothing items ever. When they asked me which item I wanted to review I probably sat on their website for a good hour trying to figure out which one I would wear the most (which happened to be 99% of them) and which one I could transition from Spring to Summer.

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Two words came to mind when I saw Caralase clothing line, Soft and whimsical. Everything you see looks so comfortable and light and airy. Perfect for the cool Spring day and then bring them right into a breezy Summer night. Now that’s my kind of boutique!

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What I love most about Caralase is that they have the basic things you need in your closet (tee’s, boyfriend tee, long sleeve) but they aren’t just plain jane. Like this Pink long sleeve tunic above, ooo I am just swooning over the lace finish. And every girl needs a fun maxi. The fit on this one is so slimming with the fun bright print!

I also really like how they offer a variety of pictures of the item. The other day I was looking at a shirt on another site and there were no pictures of what it looked like on. I was immediately drawn away from that site. I like to see what it looks like on from different angles so I can get an idea of how it will fit.

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I love love LOVE my cobalt draped slub cardigan . The fit is amazing. Especially around the arms, sleeves in cardigans never tend to hit my wrists but this one hit at the right spot. Making it look like it actually fits haha. I love that it is so light and airy (I told you!) and I can wear it in the Summer time for those late night BBQ’s or hanging outside chatting.

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I think I’ve already worn this cardigan 3 or 4 times and each time in a different style. I’ve worn it with a skirt and heels (my favorite) and as you see, in a more casual way with boyfriend shirts and chucks/flats. Like I said, anything that you can wear multiple ways is a win in my book!

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Caralase is giving away a $50 giftcard to their shop! I am a little jealous and am stoked to see what they giveaway winner purchases! Enter below!!

Valleau Apparel {GIVEAWAY} – Closed

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I am only picky about 2 workout clothing items. My running shorts and my sports bras. My sports bras need to fit just right, where they are not to tight around my sides but support me all the way around. I like to run far and I love doing sprints in the middle and end of my runs. I have stopped my run before because my sports bra just wasn’t giving me the support I felt I needed.

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Valleau Apparel offers the cutest most unique sports bras. I honestly can say that they are now my favorite line to buy my bras from. Valleau Apparel was founded by Katie Valleau, a NCAA gymnast who knows what it means to have good, supportive, cut workout attire. She designs each sports bra with a story behind it and making it unique and different then any brand you’ve worn.

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I love fun unique sports bras. Not only do I love all the designs Valleau Apparel has to offer (sooo cute) but their fabric is amazing! I like to break a sweat when I work out, and need good material to absorb all of it. I wore my Valleau Apparel sports bra on a day where I did a triple work out. I worked out in the afternoon and then ran 3 miles, then I went and stunted with my husband (yep, we are cheerleaders) then I went back a few hours later and stunted with some others for 3 more hours. I definitely got my good sweat in that day.

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I ordered a size small and was a little nervous when I first saw it. But like I said, I like my sports bras a little more secure. I really really liked the small and how snug I felt. I wouldn’t mind going up a size but am completely fine with the small size I ordered. So, if you like things a little more snug, then order your normal size or else order a size up.

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(Husbands idea of flexing..oh boy!)

The sports bras do not come with cups but are double lined, which I loved! I normally buy my sports bras with padding, but honestly felt very comfortable with the double lined fabric as well. Which, I was really surprised since 99% of my sports bras have cups in them.

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(Valleau Apparel in action 😉 )

Valleau Apparel has a “Sexy” line which has a lower cut in front therefore expose a little more cleavage and then they have their sports bras which are more covered and meant for smaller sizes.

I highly recommend following Valleau Apparel on Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram and checking them out. They are simply amazing and you’ll just die over their line!

Valleau Apparel is giving away one sports bra of your choice! Enter below!

Nohi Kids {Giveaway} – CLOSED

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When it comes to my kid’s clothing I’m kind of a fabric snob.  It has to be soft.  Scratchy?  Not happening.  It has to be functional and easy to take care of in terms of laundry.  Who really wants to take the kid’s clothes to the dry cleaners?  It has to be cute.  This means cute fabric that aren’t found everywhere.  That’s why I’m soooo very glad that I found Nohi Kids.  For starters… Their clothing is organic.  Translation:  Super soft.  Next… Their clothing is machine washable.  Excellent!  Lastly… The prints on the fabric???  Absolutely.  Adorable.

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See.  Told you.  Absolutely.  Adorable.

I think the above images are my favorite part about the clothing from Nohi.

1.) That fabric is too precious.

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2.) There are so many different styles all in that same fabric!

So you will definitely find the perfect outfit at Nohi Kids.

What did Nohi Kids send me recently???  These two outfits for my two littlest littles:

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Darling, right?  Definitely my newest favorites in my children’s wardrobes.

Who wants a deal at Nohi Kids?  Just enter coupon code ‘thankyou25’ at checkout on the Nohi Kids website and receive 25% off!

 Who wants to win something really dandy from Nohi Kids???

(Enter on the Rafflecopter below.)

One very lucky winner is going to receive either a dress or bodysuit from Nohi Kids!

It’s winner’s choice on which style and which print!

*This giveaway is open to US entries only.
*The winner of this giveaway will be drawn no later than the evening of April 28th and will be emailed.  If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn.
*This posting and giveaway were sponsored by Nohi Kids, but all opinions are strictly my own.
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