Sunday, October 31, 2010

Sunday Giveaway Summary and List Your Giveaways!

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 Link Up and Share Them!!!!

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Just Jen Shirt Review

I love any clothing or fashion accessory that can be customized to my own personal taste and style.  No worries of there being so many in circulation you end up running into someone wearing the exact same thing.

So when the fabulous folks at just jen contacted me and asked if I would like to review one of their custom rhinestone women's shirts or maternity shirts, I was delighted!  Being a lover of anything with "bling", this line of clothing was right on target with my love of rhinestone jewelry!

I went to the just jen on-line store and chose this nice long-sleeved t-shirt in black


Then it was time for the fun!
  I looked through their huge selection of glamorous rhinestone designs
and picked these four favorites


and


and


or


And as much as the "Diva" describes me perfectly, I went for the "Flower Power Peace Symbol"

Here is how it looks!!!


I love how this shirt turned out and I love how easy it was to use their on-line store to select my style, design and size.  Took only a few minutes and then it arrived in about 10 business days, ready to enjoy!

I was super impressed with the quality.  The shirts are made in the USA using only the finest Swarovski Crystals to create their dazzling designs.  And these designs are not just for the ladies.  They create these custom shirts for girls and infants too. There is a bridal shopmaternity, and holiday wear too!  And they have more than just T-Shirts.  There is a line of hoodies and sweatscustom aprons and caps.  And if you can't find just the right symbol or saying in their inventory, you can create your own personalized design.

And what a unique gift idea!  You can choose to personalize each item with a name, phrase, nickname, special date or ocassion!

To get yours
 and stay up to date by following them on twitter 
and
 don't forget to like them on facebook!

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Disclosure:  I  received a just jen t-shirt before writing this review.  I was not compensated for writing a positive or favorable review and this is my personal opinion of the product. 

Friday, October 29, 2010

L'BRI Natural Facial Masque Giveaway Review and Samples (ENDED)


WINNER #1 AMBER G
WINNER #2 ANGELA K

I love trying new skincare products so when the generous people at L'BRI offered to send me several of their Aloe Vera based products to test, I was thrilled!

First up was their L'BRI Pure n' Natural Facial Masque.  No other skincare product provides deep cleansing and removes dead skin cells as well as a tightening masque.  I tried this for the first time on Wednesday night and I was so happy with the results, I'm posting them today rather than waiting until next week!
After cleansing my face, I was ready to give this masque a try.  I used a small amount of Facial Masque and applied a thin layer in an upward motion over my face being careful to avoid my eyes.  I left it on for 15 minutes.  While I was waiting, I could feel the masque working right away as it dried and tightened over my face. Once I rinsed it off,  I checked out the results.

What I loved about this masque was how it left my skin feeling silky smooth, evened out my skin tone all while firming and toning .  It was so soothing on my face and no wonder.  This masque is Aloe Vera based rather than water based making it a product your skin will love!  It also contains Natural Botanical Extracts and Essential Oils making it ideal for blemished skin and enlarged pores.

Bottom line, if you love a tightening masque, this product is a must have and could easily be used with any skincare line.

Learn More About L'BRI 
by 
visiting

where for Only $6.75 to Cover Postage
you can Sign Up to Receive this Awesome


It contains this Pure n' Natural Facial Masque along with their Cleanser, Freshener
Moisturizer, Eye Repair Gel, Exfoliating Face and Body Scrub and Rejuvenating Facial Peel 
along with all the information you need to use each product.
It's a good 7 to 10 day supply!!

And Now L'BRI Are Giving Away
 Two Full Sizes Of Their
 Pure 'n Natural Facial Masque
RIGHT HERE!!

Here's How To Enter For Your Chance To Win:

Mandatory for first entry/comment or you won't be eligible
Visit www.lbri.com and tell me what else you would love to try!!

For More Chances to Win:

Like L'BRI on facebook (1 entry/comment)
Follow L'BRI on twitter (1 entry/comment)
Follow my Blog on GFC (2 entries/comments)
Grab my flashy Menopausal New Mom Button and display it on your blog
(1 entry/comment)
Grab my cute Thursday's Cafe Button and display it on your blog
(1 entry/comment)
Subscribe to my Blog (must activate) via Email (1 entry/comment)
Enter any of my Other Giveaways (1 entry/comment)
Blog About This Giveaway with a link back to this post (3 entries/comments)

Be sure to leave one comment for each of your entries.  Giveaway begins now and ends November 14th at 9:00 pm EST so get your entries in!  Giveaway is open to residents of the USA Only!  Good Luck!
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Disclosure:  I received a full size of the L'BRI Pure n' Natural Facial Masque and a set of L'BRI Try Me samples before writing my review.  I was not compensated for writing a positive or favorable review and this is my personal opinion of the product.  I am not responsible for mailing out the prize.  The winners will have 3 days to respond once contacted and their addresses will be forwarded to L'BRI.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Thursday Friends Cafe Blog Hop!

It's Thursday Again
Time to Join Me and Tammy 


To Meet New Friends
Today We Are Joined 
by
Kari
of




Please make sure you Follow Me and Tammy so you can qualify if you are chosen to guest host.  This week we had to disqualify two participants who weren't but Kari was so she's in the Cafe this Week!
 Please follow Her too!
  Then link up and hop away!!


Blog Hop Link will stay active until Sunday night.  New link codes will be available every Thursday at 11:01 AM EST on both Menopausal New Mom and Tammy's Two Cents so hope to see you then!

GIVEAWAY LINK FOLLOWS

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Thursday Friends Cafe Giveaway Link Up


Time to Link Up Your Fabulous Giveaways
and See What's Up for Grabs

$25 Value and Up Only Please!!


Giveaway links will stay active all week!  New link codes will be available every Thursday at 11:01 AM EST on both Menopausal New Mom and Tammy's Two Cents so hope to see you then!
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Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Elizabeth Grant Skincare $99 Value Giveaway with Review (ENDED)

WINNER IS BELINDA M

I just couldn't start this review without first giving a little background on Elizabeth Grant herself and her personal story of why she developed her hugely successful line of skincare products.  And can you believe how beautiful this 80-something-year-old woman is?  She is just as vibrant and spunky when she promotes her fabulous line of skincare.  She is so passionate about sharing her story of how she stumbled upon the "fountain of youth" back in 1948.


During the Second World War, Elizabeth suffered an injury that severely damaged the skin on her face leaving her with a constant source of personal shame, not to mention how it affected her ability to support herself as a makeup artist.  It was during a routine trip to her physician's office that she stumbled upon literature describing a natural substance called Torricelumn and its ability to aid in the healing of war wounds.  Intrigued, Elizabeth had this substance specifically formulated with other ingredients and used it on her damaged skin.  Gradually but very noticeably, the transformation occurred and within eight months, Elizabeth's skin had improved remarkably.  But she kept right on using the product and after receiving compliments and inquiries on her beautiful skin, the Elizabeth Grant Skincare Line was born.

Knowing Elizabeth's story, I was delighted at the opportunity to try a few products from her growing line of skincare products.  And I couldn't believe my luck when I opened the box and saw her Ultimate Cellular Concentrate Serum!  This powerful serum has been specifically formulated to win the fight against skin aging.  It combines pure Torricelumn with plant stem cells which protects and repairs skin cells.

I've been using this as part of my nighttime skincare routine and the first thing I noticed was how silky smooth it left my skin.  With continued use, I expect my skin to continue to look better and better and I'm now teaming it up with Elizabeth Grant's Age Defense Night Cream.  Yes, I was that impressed.  I purchased a ton of Elizabeth's products including the Age Defense Day Cream,  Day SerumNight Serum, Wrinkle Repair Concentrate, Eye Serum, and a huge dispenser of Essence of Torricelumn.  And I didn't stop at my jaw, I also bought her Collagen Firming Neck Cream.  

And I also had the opportunity to review Elizabeth's Eye Power Pads.  I love products that target specific areas and these pads were so easy to use.  The results were soft skin and with continued use, this product  is designed to reduce the look of puffiness and make dark circles appear lighter.

And check out the bling!!!
  These are just a few of the many awards earned by Elizabeth Grant Skincare Products!!


You Can Purchase Elizabeth Grant Skincare Products
by Visiting

OR

You Can Enter To Win A Full Size of Her
Ultimate Cellular Concentrate

a $99 Value!!

Right Here!!

Here's How To Enter For Your Chance To Win:

Mandatory For Your First TWO entries
or you won't be eligible

Sign Up For The Elizabeth Grant Newsletter
and
Like Elizabeth Grant on facebook

For More Chances:

Follow The Elizabeth Grant Blog (1 entry/comment)
Follow Elizabeth Grant on twitter (1 entry/comment)
Follow my Blog (2 entries/comments)
Grab my flashy Menopausal New Mom Button and display it on your blog
(1 entry/comment)
Grab my cute Thursday's Cafe Button and display it on your blog
(1 entry/comment)
Subscribe to my blog (must activate) via Email (1 entry/comment)
Enter any of my other Giveaways (1 entry/comment)
Blog about this giveaway with a link back to this post (3 entries/comments)

Be sure to leave one comment for each entry.  Giveaway begins now and ends November 10th at 9:00 pm EST so get your entries in!  Giveaway is open to residents of the USA and Canada only.  Good Luck!!
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Disclosure:  I received the Eye Power Pads and Ultimate Cellular Concentrate before writing my review.  I was not compensated for writing a positive or favorable review and this is my personal opinion of the products.   I am not responsible for mailing out the prize. The winner will have 3 days to confirm once contacted and their address will be forwarded to Elizabeth Grant Co.



Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Imprecious Jewelry Giveaway of $150 Gift Certificate!! (ENDED)

WINNER IS RHONDA S 

We all love the unique jewelry that has been carefully stamped with the names of our children but I've recently discovered a new design that is so personalized, it actually uses the fingerprint of someone you love right in the design!

But that's not all, how about a sparkling little embellishment right in that fingerprint design.  Something pretty like a gemstone or birthstone!

If you haven't already heard of the unique sterling jewelry designs from Robin of Imprecious , check out her gorgeous creations and brand new line of embellishments.


Anyone who orders one of her completely custom designed pieces of jewelry will receive an easy-to-use clay impression kit.  All you have to do is press the fingerprint or prints into the clay and then return the kit so Robin can use those impressions to create your jewelry.  Everything is completely unique and completely personalized just the way you want it.  You will then receive a unique piece of meaningful and stylish jewelry certain to become a family heirloom.

Here is a peek at how pretty these embellishments  look when incorporated into the design.


You will also find necklacesbracelets, and earrings at Imprecious along with her line of embellishments including simulated birthstones, Swarovski beads, personalized tags, initial charms and heart charms.



Imprecious Jewelry creates heirloom quality silver jewelry that is both beautiful and meaningful with unique fingerprints in delicate silver charms.  They create this fabulous jewelry with a commitment to reduce, recycle and reuse whenever possible.

And now Robin would like to offer you the chance to win a
 $150 Gift Certificate
 towards anything from their embellishments line!! 

Here's How To Enter:

Mandatory for First entry/comment or you won't be eligible
Visit imprecious.com and tell me what your favorite piece is!!

For More Chances:

Like Imprecious on facebook (1 comment/entry)
Follow Imprecious on twitter (1 comment/entry)
Follow my Blog on GFC (2 comments/entries)
Grab my flashy Menopausal New Mom Button and display it on your blog
(1 entry/comment)
Grab my cute Thursdays Cafe Button and display it on your blog
(1 entry/comment)
Subscribe to my blog (must activate) via Email (1 entry/comment)
Enter any of my other giveaways (1 entry/comment)
Blog about this Giveaway with a link back to this post (5 entries/comments)

Be sure to leave one comment for each entry.  Giveaway begins now and ends November 9th at 9:00 pm EST so get your entries in!  Giveaway is open to residents of the USA and Canada Only.  Good Luck!
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Disclosure:  I was not compensated for hosting this giveaway.  I am not responsible for mailing out the prize.  The winner will have three days to respond once contacted.  Their information will then be forwarded to Imprecious who will provide the prize.

Monday, October 25, 2010

resurf.a.stic microdermHYDRATION Sticks Review with Awesome GIVEAWAY (ENDED)

WINNER IS ERIN B

From the makers of blinc comes a brand new line of microdermHYDRATION sticks! Fast, easy to use and more sanitary than the messy creams and gels that I'm used to, I was intrigued.

I was so thrilled when the fabulous folks at resurf.a.stic asked if I would like to review this clever new line.  There are four microdermHYDRATION sticks, one for face, one for body, one for calluses and one for those bothersome ingrown hairs that result from shaving.

I read the information on their website explaining how they are able to deliver hydration and long-lasting skin-enriching treatment with professional-quality microdermHYDRATION in just one easy step.  It's a neat and tidy stick with medical-grade, diamond-shaped crystals embedded in it.  The uniform placement of those crystals make the application even and these products highly effective.


I tried the face stick first.  I already use a line of serums and moisturizers twice a day and this face stick promises to prep my face so I can get the full benefit from my own skincare products.  A quick look at the ingredients and I knew my skin was going to love this product!  Among other active ingredients, it contains soothing aloe, chamomile extract and cucumber plus the antioxidant benefits of green tea and vitamins A and E.

All it took was a little water to activate the lubricant in the stick and I was ready to go.  It was so easy to use!  No mess, no fuss and so quick. A few gentle circular motions over my face and I was done!  I gave my skin a quick rinse and found it left my face feeling fresh and smooth and silky soft.  The stick has a clean fresh scent like you would expect to find at an expensive spa.  I am definitely going to keep this product on hand.  I love it!!  A little while later and I applied my usual bedtime serum and moisturizer. 

With continued use, this microdermHYDRATION face stick promises to diminish the appearance of fine lines, rough spots, small scars and wrinkles as well as reduce discoloration, uneven patches, oily patches, bumps and sun damage.  I plan to keep right on using it and I have no doubt it will deliver.

I also tried the body stick on my elbows and knees and the heels of my feet.  The results were much smoother skin and instant hydration.  With the cold weather ahead and the constant temperature swings of going inside to outside, I plan to get a lot of use out of this body stick and a little goes a long way.


resurf.a.stic has created a stick for calluses and ingrown hairs too so I will be prepared with the right products on hand should I experience either of these inconveniences.

The face and body sticks performed perfectly and I expect the results to continue to get better and better as I continue to use the products. 

Overall, I would rate these products with a big A+
 and 
so do Dermatologists and Plastic Surgeons!


You CAN Buy this entire line of microdermHYDRATION Sticks
 and learn more by visiting
 www.resurfastic.com


or

You CAN enter for your chance to win the resurf.a.stic product line right here!!

The generous folks at resurf.a.stic are going to send one of you
 a resurf.a.stic microdermHYDRATION stick for

Here How To Enter For Your Chance To Win:

Mandatory for first entry/comment or you won't be eligible
Like or Fan resurf.a.stic on facebook

For More Chances to Win:

Follow my Blog on GFC (2 entries/comments)
Grab my flashy Menopausal New Mom Button and display it on your blog
(1 entry/comment)
Grab my cute Thursday's Cafe Button and display it on your blog
(1 entry/comment)
Subscribe to my Blog (must activate) via Email (1 entry/comment)
Enter any of my other Giveaways (1 entry/comment)
Blog about this giveaway with a link back to this post (5 entries/comments)

Be sure to leave one comment for each entry.  Giveaway begins now and ends November 8th at 9:00 pm EST so get your entries in!  Open Worldwide!!  Good Luck!

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Disclosure:  I received 4 resurf.a.stic products before writing my review.  I was not compensated for writing a positive or favorable review and this is my personal opinion of the products.   I am not responsible for mailing out the prize.  The winner will have 3 days to respond once contacted and their mailing information will be  forwarded to resurf.a.stic


Sunday, October 24, 2010

Fabulous Miraclebody Jeans Review

Anyone searching for that perfect pair of jeans that not only feel comfortable but look great can stop the search right here. 

Miraclebody who are well known as the #1 brand of designer control fashion swimwear have a line of super slimming jeans.  And it doesn't matter if you go for Straight Cut, Boot Cut or Skinny, they have the perfect pair to fit the bill.  But Miraclebody Jeans don't just feel great on your body.  How about a pair of jeans that are specifically designed to help you look 10 lbs thinner!!


I couldn't wait to try a pair of these fabulous jeans and thanks to their quick shipping department, I had a pair in my hot little hands in only four business days!


For my figure, I went right to the Straight Cut when I chose the Katie Jeans in Mystic.  I love how the blend of cotton and spandex stretch and conform to my shape while creating a sleek look.  They are lightweight and comfortable to wear and could easily go from season to season. And I'm not going to argue with a little added tummy control.  They have a unique control panel that holds and firms just where we need it. And who doesn't like a little lift in the butt area helping to take off a few years in addition to that 10 lbs!

Miraclebody isn't just about fabulous jeans.  In addition to their slimming miraclesuit,  they carry Denium SkirtsLeggings, and Tops too.  Their products are crafted in the USA so you know you are buying quality fashions. 


Find Your Perfect Pair 
 by visiting

You can Like them on
 and
 Follow them on
 while you're there!


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Disclosure:  I received a pair of Katie Jeans before writing my review.  I was not compensated for writing a positive or favorable review and this is my personal opinion of the product.   

Friday, October 22, 2010

Hey Fashion Police, He's Over Here!

All of you women who complain about the way your husband dresses are far from alone.  There are probably more of you than those who are happy with their husband's fashion sense.

You want to know how poorly my hubby dresses?

On most days, very badly.  The first time I met him was at the hospital where he was working as a neurologist.  He showed up after hours dressed in camouflage army pants tucked into untied work boots with a T-shirt hanging out over his pants.  Can you blame me for asking for ID? Get the picture?

So when he went along to help his younger brother pick up a piece of furniture at the Salvation Army Thrift Store, the guy who works the door there took one look at my husband and said "Clothing is downstairs." assuming my hubby needed a fashion makeover.... badly.

Hubby is lucky that I don't care how he dresses or whether he has any fashion sense at all.  The truth is, I'm just happy he wears clothes!

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Thursday, October 21, 2010

Thursday Friends Cafe Blog Hop!



Thursday Again Already!
Time to Join Me and Tammy in the Cafe
For Our Weekly BLOG HOP


We Love To Meet New Friends!

This Week We Are Joined 
by
PS Mom Reviews

Please follow Me, Tammy and Sarah
before linking up to the Blog Hop that follows


Blog Hop Link will stay active until Sunday night.  New link codes will be available every Thursday at 11:01 AM EST on both Menopausal New Mom and Tammy's Two Cents so hope to see you then!


GIVEAWAY LINK FOLLOWS

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Thursday Friends Cafe Giveaway Link Up



Drop By The Cafe To
Link Up Your Giveaways

of $25 or more

and

Check Out What's Up For Grabs!!

Giveaway links will stay active all week!  New link codes will be available every Thursday at 11:01 AM EST on both Menopausal New Mom and Tammy's Two Cents so hope to see you then!
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