Vanity Fair Lingerie Valentine’s Day Giveaway

 

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With Valentine’s Day being only a month away I thought I’d start preparing and posting for it early this year! And luckily I have Vanity Fair Lingerie help me out.

Who doesn’t like comfortable but stylish lingerie? The kind that you don’t want to pull through your sleeve immediately after you come home from work?

So here are a few options from Vanity Fair that are my favorite:

Lily of France – your perfect T-shirt bra.

Vassarette – affordable luxuries bra.

And now for my favorite part – you get a chance to win a bra of your choice and your size! (because that’s the most important part!)

So depending on the bra size, you will win a certain type of bra! If you are:
– A Cup: Lily of France Sensational Lace Push Up
– B-DD: Vanity Fair Beauty Back
– C-DD: Vanity Fair Breathable Comfort

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Add Some Spice to Your Holidays #TargetWedding + Giveaway

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After having been married for over 3 years, Sam has finally started cooking for me. Before, the most advanced meal he’s cooked was mac ‘n’ cheese, or scrambled eggs. But this fall something happened and he makes me dinner at least once a week. I am sharing this because my husband is an amazing cook, but the fact that it took him all these years to realize that still makes me pretty sad. So I want to help you avoid this situation and encourage you to cook together as a couple.

Of course our cooking experiments are not experiments, we have a recipe book called “How To Boil Water”. I am sure that you may have guessed from the title that Sam and I are no chefs. But it works wonders for us. We love trying out the new recipes, and there is something nostalgic about using a recipe book versus the now popular cooking apps.

So far Sam has made me delicious chicken with olives and dates, salmon, baked pasta, and quinoa! I can’t wait to see what he makes me this week.

Target Wedding Registry has a lot of great products that will not only give you ideas for wedding gifts, but Christmas gifts as well. Check out the my Christmas Wish List board on Pinterest!

I’ve been dreaming of a kitchen renovation, and once I am done with college, I think we’ll definitely make it happen. So I’ve been eyeing items and thinking of my color palette. Threshold Bistro Ceramic 16-Piece Dinnerware Set

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Calphalon Stainless Steel Cookware (on my personal Christmas wish list)

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Kitchen Aid Stand Mixer is something that I own, and absolutely love. I used it to mix pancakes yesterday! It’s that handy!

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From a tranquil dinner for two to a decked out Thanksgiving spread, a Target registry sets you up wiht all the tools and ingredients for epic kitchen feats and delicious feasts all season long.

And finally the Giveaway! I know that Black Friday is over, but Cyber Monday is on it’s way! That’s why I am hosting this really short 2 day flash Giveaway, and you can win $25 to Target! I don’t know about you, but I think $25 could buy a nice gift for someone 😉

So all you need to do for the giveaway is fill out this short form below and in comment section tell me what kind of posts would you like to see on my blog more often! Good luck and I will announce the winner on Monday!

 

And stay tuned for a fun series of Holiday Posts I will be doing in collaboration with other bloggers. There will be recipes, giveaways and Twitter chats 🙂

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Gerard’s USA Natural Beauty Products Review and Giveaway

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My trip to Chicago was an absolute blast. I had such an amazing time reconnecting with my old friends and meeting new ones. And since traveling by car is so much easier than by air, because I can bring and pack as many beauty products as I want, I packed my Gerard’s USA Caviar Cream and Top Base Face Primer first.

 

Gerard’s is the first skin and body care company to use flower and plant extract, natural organic and active ingredients to protect, maintain and improve the skin. Founded in the Italian Alps region of Italy, where the soil is rich in minerals, they pride themselves in producing the finest products for each skin type and need, using pure extracts. Gerard’s on-site laboratories use cutting edge manufacturing methods to produce non irritating, dermatology tested, results oriented therapeutic face and body products. Gerard’s philosophy is to enrich people’s lives through face and body treatments and products using pure natural active ingredients.

Gerard’s is the world’s only skin care brand which uses refill containers as a way to reduce the ecological burden on our beautiful earth <- How awesome is that?

So let’s talk about the Caviar Cream, because I am obsessed. The packaging is so creative and amazing, that when you see it, you think caviar right away! You just can’t think anything else! This rich and luxurious cream is a deep restoring treatment that helps renew and protect your skin from all sorts of damage. It contains Caviar and marine Collagen, created for skins that need vital nourishment, energy and deep moisturization. It reactivates the cell’s regeneration, reduces wrinkles and expression lines, while protecting from UV rays. Skin will look vital, supple, toned and deeply renewed.

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Active ingredients: Hydroglicolic extract of Caviar, marine Collagen, Oak Extract, Allantoin, Solar Filter.

Use: Apply it in the morning or at night onto a perfectly clean and tonic skin.

When I first started using it, I noticed slight tingling in my skin, that quickly went away. But every time I apply it now, it leaves my skin feeling soft, nourished and pampered. Needless to say, I get complimented on it a lot.

Face Primer Top Base is something that I’ve really wanted to try. My only other experience with face primers came from a drug store, and I remember not exactly enjoying it. So this was a great opportunity to rewrite my beauty history. This primer covers imperfections, removes redness and creates a flawless finish for the skin. Apply a small amount all over the skin, let dry for one minute. Top base brings an incredible luminosity and firmness to the skin. May be used as foundation when skin tone matches. And guess what? It matches pretty well, so I am skipping out on foundation for a while.

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I have been greatly impressed with the products, from packaging to quality to scent. And am extremely happy to have them in my beauty arsenal.

And now for the giveaway! You can win $150 to Gerard’s USA online store and pick the products that you like! How amazing is that?
Please read the following rules and conditions before entering
– Open to US mailing addresses only.
– All entries will be verified.
– The winner has 48 hours to reply to our email announcement of the winner; otherwise a new winner will be chosen.

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Hello, Lolly! See’s Candies Giveaway!

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Let me try to make your life a little sweeter today! See’s candies are hard to resist, and why should you?

In honor of National Lollypop Day on 7/20 See’s Candies launched San Francisco Sugar Rush Sweepstakes! You can enter daily until the 20th, and one of you will win quite possibly the greatest candy-filled trip of your life. Want to know more? Check it out here. Plus See’s will be offering free lollipops on 7/20, and special pricing for boxes of lollipops 7/13-7/20. I know I am going!

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And as a sweet bonus, See’s Candies has also provided me with a $25 gift card to reward to one lucky reader. I’d totally spend mine on the Dark Chocolate Blueberries! So enter below and good luck!

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And if you are at the Mall of America on July, 20, make sure to check out a huge 3D street art display at the See’s store location! Tweet me your pictures if you do!

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Summer of Style, Weddings and Fun

 

 

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In less than a month Sam and I are taking a road trip to Colorado! Three years ago when we got married, my friend Doug walked me down the aisle. Now his daughter Dani is getting married and I am literally counting down the days.

I’ve known Dani since she was 13, we first met at a Russian Orphanage, which she’s travelled to with her dad. She immediately became popular with all the boys, because she was (and still is) an amazing soccer player. It’s hard to believe that she is getting married, but I can’t wait!

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I know that a lot of you are attending weddings this summer, and I wanted to make this post both personal, and helpful. Target has always been my favorite place to shop for wedding gifts, and their #TargetWedding registry catalogue couldn’t be more helpful. So today I am going to share a few things with you, which I hope inspire you!

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I have been loving the SodaStream, and I think it’s a perfect gift for everyone. Making your own drinks, experimenting with flavors, what can be more fun? Sharing them with friends and family at a party or a back yard gathering, that’s what! I am sure this will be a perfect gift for the newlyweds. I know I am throwing a party later this summer, once all of our home remodeling projects are over!

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And how fun are these drinks dispensers? I love the chalk board one the most. Which one is your favorite?

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Thank you so much for checking out my post! For more inspiration and ideas check out Target’s Wedding Board on Pinterest!

And now you have a chance to win $25 gift card to Target! Submit a link to your favorite Target registry product in the comments below! And I will pick a winner really soon!

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More Mod {Thrift Style Thursday} + Announcement + Giveaway

I was really struggling recreating a mod look for today’s thrift style thursday post. Not everyone is Twiggy, and it’s even harder to transform into her sometimes. A few years ago, when I just started my blog, I did this Twiggy inspired makeup look, but today it is full on clothes! So I created two looks, which one is more mod, which one you like the best – you decide!

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I am also loving these mod inspired dresses from Shopbop:

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Exciting news! This Saturday I will be at the Milwaukee Blogger Bazaar, selling some of the clothes you see featured on this blog! Yes, I am driving all the way to Milwaukee, to meet, and socialize and hang out with anyone and everyone! Please come! It will be a lot of fun!

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A little preview of what I’ll be selling:

This skirt:

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This coat:

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And a lot of other things I will be featuring on Instagram as I price tag them all! Please spread the word and come, if you are in Milwaukee! I can’t wait to meet everyone!

I have also collaborated with a few other bloggers world wide and we created this giveaway for you! So make sure you enter, and help spread the word!

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Today I will be learning persistence from a woodpecker, who is up and at it at 5 am every morning! Happy Thursday!

Make sure you check out the other girls’ Mod posts here:

Buttons and Birdcages // Spoolish // Sandpaper Kisses // Sincerely Miss J // Confessions of a Refashionista // The Two Cent Chick // Snippets with Alex // Eclecticity // Alligator Toe // Erika’s Style Diary // Sistas From Cali // Bethie the Boo // Rachel’s Lookbook // Nuttier than Nutella // Lipstick and Yarn

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Fringe + Real Techniques Giveaway

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Obsession with fringe came a few weeks ago when I saw Sonya’s outfit post. Then one of our afternoon aids came in wearing an awesome fringe jacket yesterday, that I absolutely had to try on. And just like that I was in love! Luckily for me there is an abundance of fringe jackets out on the market today. But what I really might go for is the vest, like the one from Forever 21.

It’s also time to say “Thank You” to all of you again, and this time with a Real Techniques makeup brushes giveaway. I use these same brushes everyday, but this set comes with a really cool travel stand as well. Just like always, this is an international giveaway.

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Good luck everyone!
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 Бахрома и любовь к ней пришла незаметно. Несколько недель назад я увидела аутфит Сони, а вчера одна из моих помощниц на работе пришла в очень классной куртке с бахромой, которую я конечно же примерила на себя. И я влюбилась. К счастью бахромы сейчас куда ни плюнь. Мне особенно нравится жилет от Forever 21.

Сегодня мне также хочется сказать вам огромное спасибо за то, что вы читаете мой блог и объявить гивэвей. На этот раз, приз – кисти от Real Techniques. Я сама пользуюсь такими каждый день. И как обычно гивэвей международный.

Всем удачи!

 

{It’s Almost Spring} Fashion and Beauty Giveaway

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Happy Monday! I couldn’t be more excited for today, because it’s a Giveaway Monday on my blog. I love giving back to you. It’s important for me to be able to show you my appreciation, and thank you for your support, especially now that I moved my blog to being self-hosted. I will admit it was scary, but I know you are here to support me, and that’s what keeps me going!

Remember my white cowboy boots from last weeks post? They were a courtesy of a company called Midnight Velvet, and this week they are offering $50 to their online store. Check out their Pinterest boards for inspiration!

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Another giveaway prize is something I put together for you myself!

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It includes:

Blend Brush Set

 Eco Tools Travel Brush Set

Lancome Oscillation Mascara

Kiss Looks So Natural False Eye Lashes

Sigma Creme de Couture Blush in Strawberry Ambrosia

Rimmel Stay Glossy 3D in 303 Candy Floss

Rimmel Scandaleyes in Bad Girls Bronze

Rimmel Scandaleyes in Witness White

Rimmel 9-in-1 BB cream in Light/Medium or Medium/Dark – depending on your skin tone

Good Luck and happy Monday! And please don’t hesitate to share my Giveaway with your friends! The more, the merrier!

Zhenya

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MAC New Years GIVEAWAY!

Having been hosting giveaways for a while, I know they are practically a must for the holiday season! So Today I am bringing you this MAC Giveaway together with some other amazing bloggers from across the globe! The Giveaway is international! Good Luck!

Each and every one of us likes to wear a gorgeous color and a great finish!
For example Style of Colours likes a nude lipstick with a warm undertone and a slight tinge of pink, such as Faux or Spirit, that great for an everyday use.

I’ll Take it All prefers a passionate color, like Girl About Town, which is a cool hot pink that works amazing for a special night out.
I go for a beautiful red during the winter time. I personally prefer Russian Red or Diva. I’ve been known to be able to pull of any kind of red.
As for Beauty Expressions by Luchessa, she goes with Twig most of the times, just because it’s one of the shades she’s most comfortable wearing during day & night.

What about you? What’s your go-to lipstick?
And now – let’s celebrate!

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You have now the chance to win a MAC lipstick of your choice from the permanent collection.
So if you dreamed about a certain color to start 2014 with, that might be your lucky day.
That’s our way to thank you, our readers and supporters for being with us throughout the year 2013.

Enter as much as you like by using Rafflecopter below. Available for International Entrants. As usual there are ways to enter daily.
The giveaway is going to run from December 19th 2013 through January 2nd 2014.

All the entries are going to be verified. Wishing everyone the best of luck!

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Crown Brush GIVEAWAY

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One of the latest beauty products I received from iFabbo was this crown brush set in orange. And, to be honest, I didn’t need any more brushes when I was placing an order for it. That’s why today, instead of a detailed review (you can find plenty of those all over the blogosphere), I am doing a GIVEAWAY! I know there is someone out there who could use this set more than me!

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To enter the giveaway simply write – “I want brushes” in the comment box below! I’ll pick a winner next Sunday – December, 22!

Good luck!

Zhenya

PS. You can follow Crown Brush on Social Media, using these tags – @crownbrush #crownbrush

You can also purchase your own set if you click here , and get 20% off at CrownBrush when you use Promo Code iFabboHD (Expires 12/31/2013)

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