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Jackpot Candles GIVEAWAY!

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Who’s ready to hit the jackpot with a Jackpot Candles giveaway?

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These candles burn so evenly AND you also get a really dandy piece of jewelry out of it.  I’m sure you’ve seen other jewelry candles out there, but most of them only give you the option of a ordering one with a ring hidden inside.  With Jackpot Candles you actually get the option to pick from a candle with a ring, necklace, or earrings in it!  Now isn’t that really dandy?!  Which would you pick?  Ring?  Necklace? Earrings?  Maybe 3 candles with one of each?  The candles run just $24.95 and that’s with the jewelry item built right in.  So honestly?  It’s like you get a free candle!  There’s nothing not dandy about that.  Let me tell you… It’s a win-win.

After you harvest your prize from the candle then you still have a great scented candle to enjoy.  I’m thinking that I’m a Jackpot Candle kinda gal from now on.  Why spend $$$ on just a regular old scented candle when you can get a jackpot out of every one?  Get yourself a Jackpot Candle and you’ll not be disappointed by the surprise.

There are tons of yummy scents to choose from.  I got the Sweet Pea and Pina Colada.  Not a candle burning kind of gal?  There are even melting tarts available from Jackpot Candles!  What’s more?  All of the prize jewelry is valued between $15 and $5,000!!!

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Read my entire jewelry candle review to find out all the details on these fabulously dandy candles.

What to win your own???  Now is your chance!  Just enter to win via the Rafflecopter below and you will be on your way to possibly receiving a Jackpot Candle of your choice!

*This giveaway is open to US entries only.
*The winner of this giveaway will be drawn no later than the evening of Monday, March 23rd and will be emailed.  If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn.
*This posting and giveaway are sponsored by Jackpot Candles.  I received 2 candles for doing this posting and giveaway, but all opinions are strictly my own.
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Disclaimer: I received the above products for the purpose of a review and giveaway.  As always the thoughts and opinions here are entirely my own.

Chewbeads {Giveaway} Closed

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Teething babies will stick just about anything into their mouths. Including our necklaces. One of my very favorite necklaces has glass beads on a cotton cord. It’s so cute and goes with just about everything I have! I was horrified when Baby Cakes, who had just eaten something chocolaty, shoved it in his mouth when I picked him up. The cord turned a horrible brown color. I took it off right away and washed it. It cleaned up just fine. However, I felt as if I could never wear another cute necklace so long as Baby Cakes was teething, or at least I could never hold him. Of course, neither would do. Around that time I came across Chewbeads. Chewbeads is a family owned company who has combined fashion and safe teething into one cute piece of jewelry.

chewbeads-logoAll of their necklaces and bracelets are made of 100% silicone, so it’s 100% safe for babies to chew on. Which means you don’t have to worry about your baby swallowing harmful chemicals. When coming up with the idea for Chewbeads the makers set out to “create soft, non-toxic jewelry that was colorful, chic, and above all else safe.” I definitely believe their product does just that. They have several different styles and different colors within each style. I got the Jane Necklace in Turquoise. It’s so vibrant and lovely! It was easy to find bracelets to compliment it.

IMG_4660One of my absolute favorite features of this teething jewelry is that it’s dishwasher safe! So if you’re tot happens to be eating something and then gives your fantastic necklace a chew, just throw it in your next load of dishes and you’re set! So simple. There is no forcing a baby to chew on these. As soon as I put them on and picked Baby Cakes up they went right in his mouth.

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Have you ever put your baby down just to realize a little too late that they’re holding onto your necklace and it breaks? Well, Chewbeads thought of that too! There’s a breakaway clasp just in case your little one hangs on. The clasp will pop apart and then you can easily snap it back together. Now your little one can take the necklace without your neck going along for the ride.

chewbeads2If we’re out at the store and he needs something to chew on but my arms are just getting tired I’ll let him wear them. Or sometimes he’ll wear them even just walking around the house. He’ll keep a bead or two in his mouth at a time. He’s pretty proud of himself when he gets them in on his own.

chewbeads1I absolutely love this necklace! Each of the necklaces are totally cute and I feel completely fashionable while wearing mine. No one knows I’m wearing jewelry that’s 100% safe for my tot to chew on.  So that’s why I’m working with Chewbeads to do a giveaway!

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The winner of this giveaway will win one Jane Necklace in any color they choose!

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*This giveaway is open to entries in the US only.
*The winner of this giveaway will be drawn no later than the evening of June 7th and will be emailed.  If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn.
*This posting and giveaway are sponsored by Chewbeads, but all opinions are my own.

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Not Just Any Old Day {Giveaway} – CLOSED

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I am very possessive of my birth day.  And my entire birth month.  Imagine how upset I was (for a number of reasons) when my Sept. 11th birthday was completely shaken up.  Its not just any old day to me, (or the whole world, for that matter!), and I treat the whole month with respect.  Same with another very special day in November when I married the love of my life for time and all eternity!

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Good thing I have a beautiful necklace from Not Just Any Old Day that reminds me of that most momentous day!

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Not Just Any Old Day celebrates that one day of the year that might be ordinary to someone else, but that means the world to you.  Among other gorgeous jewelry, they specialize in calendar jewelry where they can replace your day with a birthstone jewel.

fYou can wear your calendar around your neck or even as a bracelet, making it a fun conversation piece!  This necklace is sold for $55 (+ $5 for an antique rose gold finish), while the charm on a bracelet on a double loop chain or a cable chain runs for $70.

IMG_9260I am pleased as punch with my “Your Special Day” Crown Calendar Charm with Swarovski Crystal necklace!  There are a lot of numbers and a lot of lines in such a small space, but even from this distance, you can tell its a calendar.  The crown on the top is so regal 🙂  I chose the Antique Silver finish so that it would coordinate with my white gold wedding ring.

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So can you see the potential of this being a fantastic gift for SO many different occasions?  Just the other day, my brother asked me if I had any gift ideas for his wife who was graduating from college, and I sent him straight to this calendar jewelry.  Besides celebrating birthdays and anniversaries, you could be celebrating a graduation date, a baby’s due date, a day you renewed your vows, the day you opened your new restaurant, etc.  The possibilities are endless, and you don’t have to stick to jewelry.  You could order your calendar on a key ring or a money clip for your man.  Bottom line: this is a TERRIFIC gift idea for all occasions!  Keep Not Just Any Old Day in mind when you’re looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift!

One winner will also get to create their own “Your Special Day” Crown Calendar Charm with Swarovski Crystal necklace!

*This giveaway is open to US entries only
*The winner of this giveaway will be drawn no later than the evening of May 21st and will be emailed.  If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn.
*The product(s) in this review was provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting this review.  All opinions expressed in this review are my own are not influenced by monetary compensation.  

One Small Child $50 Gift Certificate {Giveaway} – CLOSED

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The little guy is 3-months today.  Wow.  That went by fast!  I still haven’t given you his birth story.  In time.  In time.  🙂   Definitely before he turns one.  Deal?  His birth was a very memorable one (remember only 5 minutes after we got to the hospital), so it will not be forgotten anytime soon.  😉  Tomorrow he will be given a name (for the records of our church) and a blessing.  We kept him home from church for a while, because of cold/flu season.  It’s safe to take him now.  So it’s time to get this boy blessed!  When I was searching around for a little blessing outfit for him I came across One Small Child.  This shop is known for their christening gowns.  It’s no wonder that they have so many different styles to choose from.

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 Each one more gorgeous than the next.

 

Did you know that One Small Child has more than just blessing outfits?  It’s true.  So very true.  One Small Child actually sent us this adorably dandy gift set for our newest arrival:

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Isn’t it adorable???  The older two are certainly having a blasts playing with the new baby.  And Banjo…  Well, he claimed that little blue suitcase for his very own.  It’s the perfect size for him to keep all of his treasures in.

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The winner of this giveaway is going to receive a $50 gift

certificate to spend at One Small Child!

(Enter on the Rafflecopter below.)

*This giveaway is open to entries worldwide!
*The winner of this giveaway will be drawn no later than the evening of May 12th and will be emailed.  If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn.
*This posting and giveaway are sponsored by One Small Child, but all opinions are strictly my own.

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Rica Jewels {Giveaway} – CLOSED

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Don’t you love stumbling across an authentic treasure?  Or something that is go genuinely original, you bask in the wonder of holding something so precious and unique?  Just like the feeling of coming home with treasures from a overseas excursion, I’ve found a beautiful and authentic shop called Rica Jewels, whose earrings, beads, and pendants embody the same feelings of high-end precious jewelry!

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As I was working with the owner, she literally said, “I am on my way to Istanbul to work on our new collection…”  You can’t get more cool than that.  I’d LOVE to say my work or materials came hand-picked from Istanbul!  Check out these jewels:

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Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, and diamond-studded (or atleast cubic zirconia-studded) earrings are just as close!  These, my friends, are the Turkish Emerald Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings.

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They are a little less than 2″ from top to bottom, and filled with emerald and cubic zirconia stones.

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I’m really surprised by how much I love these.  I didn’t think they were really my style from the get-go, but holding them in my hands makes me love them more than I thought.  They really gleam, and I wish these pictures could show how much they reflect line in the jewels.  What treasures for only $42!

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Take a moment to browse all the beautiful things from Rica Jewels, and keep in mind that you can get free shipping on orders over $35 with the coupon code FREESHIPPING.  You can also get a combined 5% off when you apply the coupon LIKEFACEBOOK after following Rica Jewels on Etsy and liking them on facebook.  Below are their social media sites so you can do just that!

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Now one lucky winner will receive the Emerald Pendant that matches these earrings!

Sold for $34, and that birthstone is perfect for anyone with a birthday next month!

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*This giveaway is open to US entries only
*The winner of this giveaway will be drawn no later than the evening of May 12th and will be emailed.  If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn.
*The product(s) in this review was provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting this review.  All opinions expressed in this review are my own are not influenced by monetary compensation.  

Spring has FINALLY sprung!

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I don’t know about where you are, but here in St. Louis the sun is shining.  The flowers are blooming.  The grass is turning a brilliant shade of green.  Yep.  It simply glorious outside.  The spring has finally sprung around here!  I knew this day was coming eventually, but I also knew that the weather wouldn’t just suddenly change over night.  Especially not after what we dealt with for what seemed like eternity.  We had the LONGEST winter ever here!  I’m sure this sentiment resonates with the rest of the country; except of course for places like Florida and California.  Most of the country is highly envious of those types of places.  I’m talking the raging, green-eyed monster.  For St. Louis at least there have been signs of the coming days of honeysuckle and lilacs for quite some time now.  Albeit very slowly, but it has been warming up and the forecast hasn’t been predicting any of those crazy snow storms.  In fact the recent thunderstorms and even tornadoes (scary as those are) in the St. Louis area led me to believe that spring really was on its way.  Yes, I believe it’s FINALLY here!

With the spring weather also comes the need for some spring fashion.  That very need actually sent me to the mall last week, but I returned home with much disappointment.  I only made one measly little purchase.  A somewhat (long sleeved; mind you) spring blouse that definitely won’t carry me into summer.  All of the stores must not have been catching on to the hints of spring, because they only had winter clothing in stock.  Heavy sweaters galore, but nothing for spring.  It’s possibly that they are now stocked for spring this week, but I was at the mall LAST week.  I don’t have time THIS week to go back.

In my desperation to have something that I could fit in (remember I just had a baby 9 weeks ago) for this warmer weather I turned to my old standby.  Online shopping.  I will admit that typically I’m a little hesitant with clothes shopping online.  It’s difficult to often know the sizing or how the item will fit.  Generally I’ll only shop online at stores that I’m familiar with already.  Or ones that my friends have recommended.  So it took A LOT of bravery on my part to place an order on a deal site.  But after this purchase:

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I’m absolutely in love with this top.  I found it on the Jane deal site for only $19.99!  Isn’t that a steal of a deal?  I’m talking waaaaayyyy dandy.  It has these faux buttons up the back.  Seriously going to be my favorite all spring and summer long!

Jane features boutique clothing items for up to 80% off.  Each deal only lasts a matter of days or until they sell out.  So some of the more popular deals are only be around for a few hours!  Like these two deals:

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GONE.  Totally gone.  I shouldn’t have waited so long to make my decision.

Good thing they still have plenty of these cute maxi skirts!

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Click here…

Don’t miss your chance to get a deal at Jane!

Now… What did you see at Jane that you’ve gotta have?

*I am part of the Jane affiliate program, but I really did purchase the above blue top with my own funds.  All opinions are strictly my own.

Treasure Pack {Review}

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When I first came home to show off my new engagement ring, my realist brothers couldn’t fathom the amount of money they were expected to spend on a single pieces of tiny jewelry for their future betrothed.  They kept muttering things about getting a fake ring, ‘what’s wrong with cubic zurchonia’, ‘who will ever tell the difference’, and ‘if she’s the right girl for me, she’ll value saving money’.  Ha ha ha!  Don’t worry, since then, both of these brothers have both gotten their fiances something real, but I do see their point!  When it comes to jewelry, sometimes you CAN get by  on something pretty and glam that only costs a few dollars.  If you agree with this statement, you’re going to love Treasure Pack.

pack1Treasure Pack is a monthly subscription box of $14.99 a month, where you receive around fifteen pieces of assorted jewelry.  Think about it–15 new pieces of jewelry every month makes for a new piece every other day!  You could wear something new to work or school basically every day.  Now THAT’s a way to change up your wardrobe.

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I knew I’d be getting a hit-or-miss assortment, but I was still so excited about this!  I thought surely there would be one or two wonders that would be right up my jewelry alley.  And I was right!  Among a few oddities, I did find some things I just love!!  Favorite #1 are these leafy rings as seen above and in the top picture.  There were three included–each a different size!  Smart and thoughtful.

 pack3Favorite #2 are these art deco earrings.  They are exactly my style.  Not too big, a little glam, a little color, and easy to coordinate with all sorts of outfits.

Now what I really love is this vintage cameo on brass necklace!  Charming is the perfect word for it.  The chain is strong, the medallion is nice and heavy and the color is great.  Also included in this box was a pearl bracelet, hot air balloon pennant necklace, teal beaded cuff bracelet, dangling pearl earrings that look just like a cluster of grapes, and a leather-and-brass necklace with a key charm and stamped letters.

pack4In all, I think this is a fantastic box.  You get a great assortment of ‘treasures’, and enough of them that you’re bound to find enough favorites or personality-wins to make it worth the $15.  This small company based in California creates packs out of thousands of different products and they handpick items that will be shipped to their customers, so you know you’re not just getting a handful of overseas junk.

Try it out!  Subscriptions can be cancelled anytime, and they even have an affiliate program which pays you $1 per month for each client you recruit until he/she cancels the subscription.

Order your first Treasure Pack!

*The product(s) in this review was provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting this review.  All opinions expressed in this review are my own are not influenced by monetary compensation. 

Chevron tote bag from Snatch ‘n Dash. TWO winners! {Giveaway} – CLOSED

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Have I got a fantastic giveaway for you…  One that’s fantastically dandy even.  I mean TWO winners makes it that fantastically dandy.  There’s a new daily deals website coming very soon (launching June 1st) and it’s the business behind this great giveaway.  For starters, what’s Snatch ‘n Dash?  This particular deal site is going to offer a variety of daily deals.  Think load of women’s accessories:  Jewelry, scarves, and handbags.  Plus, Snatch ‘n Dash will bring you discounts on home decor, children’s items, and clothing.  Everyone loves discounts!

And now…

Are you ready for this giveaway???

Snatch ‘n Dash is giving away TWO personalized monogram chevron tote bags.

One for each winner!  (Enter on the Rafflecopter below.)   Check out all the colors the winners will get to select from:

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Do you have your own online shop?  Well, then you might want to contact Snatch ‘n Dash!  Right now they are accepting new vendors and their commission fees are lower than other daily boutique deal sites.  So it’s a win-win!  To inquire about vendor opportunities email:  snatchvendors@gmail.com

*This giveaway is open to US entries only.
*The winner of this giveaway will be drawn no later than the evening of April 7th 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 Snatch ‘n Dash, but all opinions are strictly my own.
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Infinity scarf to poncho!

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Take a wide infinity scarf:

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Add a decorative pin:

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And you’ve got a cute poncho for Ruby!

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Do you love to adorn your wardrobe with some really great finds?  I, for one, am all about the accessorizing.  Why?  Because accessories are so very versatile.  One item can be used in so many different ways and to compliment so many different looks.  But where to look???  Well, well, well… That infinity scarf up above was sent to me from a really terrific deal site that has soooo many accessories to choose from.  And you too can…

Shop Accessories at toADORN!

It’s where you will find affordable pieces like these:

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Go HERE to get these dandy deals before they are gone!

*This posting is part of my affiliation with toAdorn, but all opinions are strictly my own.

Vicolo Mio {GIVEAWAY} CLOSED

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My favorite accessory shops are the ones where I can snag everything. Purses, necklaces, rings, you name it. I love a “one stop shop”.

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Vicolo Mio has it all. Handbags, jewelry, scarves and ponchos and even puts together a jewelry set for those “accessory addicts” .  Vicolo Mio thinks of it all. And what’s even more amazing is they categorize everything by color also. Whenever I am in need of a new accessory, I usually have something in mind, starting with color and item. Like right now, I am just swooning over light spring colors. So, it was nice to just look up “pink” items and pick out a few favorites.

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I had a little to much fun mixing and matching different colors together and making my own jewelry set. Vicolo Mio also offers a ‘Shop Guide’ to all their customers. Whether you are finding a gift for a bride, friends birthday, or even yourself, Vicolo Mio has it categorized for you.

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I received this darling chain/link leather bracelet from Vicolo Mio and I think it’s in my top favorite accessories. It’s so simple,without over powering all the other jewelry you have on. I love small, simple accessories for days I just want to throw something on without looking like I got dressed in the dark.

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Vicolo Mio not only wanted one of our readers to have a chance to win one of these darling chain/link leather bracelets, but 14 of you! Yep, today we have a giveaway for 14 winners! They come in red, black, silver, brown and white bands. (Colors will be chosen at random) So share with your girlfriends, so they can have a chance to win one too!

*This giveaway is open to US residents only.
*The winner of this giveaway will be randomly drawn and emailed.  If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn.
*The product(s) in this review was provided to me free of cost for the purpose of conducting this review.  All opinions expressed in this review are my own are not influenced by monetary compensation.  
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