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My Favorite Things Giveaway!

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Hello friends! I have had kind of a crazy busy personal life the last few months and haven’t been posting regularly and I have missed this community so much! Even though I haven’t been posting as much, I was still thinking about you guys and I have been randomly grabbing items that I love and use a ton to put together this giveaway!

This is truly a random mix of items, but I absolutely stand behind their awesomeness!

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If you follow me on Instagram, you already know of my love of David’s Tea. To put it mildly I am obsessed! I decided to grab this 12 sachet tin because it is a great sampler of four different teas and there should be something for everyone.

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Chocolate Rocket is labeled as a stimulant and is a great replacement for coffee or soda in the morning and with all the chocolatey goodness, you don’t need to add a ton of sugar!

Read My Lips is a low caffeine black tea with vanilla, chocolate, peppermint and candy red lips for a touch more sweetness!

North African Mint is a low caffeine green tea with ginger, cardamom, peppermint, licorice root, fennel, clove, black pepper. This tea has a bit of a kick, but when I had a stomach bug a few weeks ago, this was my go to drink!

Mother’s Little Helper is a caffeine free herbal tea and this is my favorite of this bunch! This tea has valerian root and chamomile and is perfect to help you relax at the end of the day!

My favorite way to drink my tea in the mornings is using the Aladdin Perfect Cup Tea Infuser. This is the perfect way to drink your tea on the go! You can put tea bags or loose leaf tea in the basket and when it is done steeping, the basket flips back up into the lid and out of the tea. No more over steeped bitter tea! This is perfect for commuting!

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Next up: two vegan eyeshadows from Kiss My Sass Swagger and my favorite eyeshadow of 2014 Steampunk! Kiss My Sass Cosmetics is an amazing cruelty free company with a ton of vegan options! They sell perfume, bath products and of course cosmetics!

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Last but not least is BECCA’s Beach Tint in Guava. It is a sheer wash of pretty coral pink that can be used on your cheeks and lips!

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I’m so excited for this giveaway! Please click on the Rafflecopter link below to enter. This giveaway is limited to US residents only and will end on 5/11/15.

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Birthday Giveaway! Pacifica, Zoya and Julep (Closed)

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This is the last giveaway this week! This giveaway is full of random items that I really like and thought you guys would like to try out!

On to the goodies!

Pacifica Take Me There Set Pacifica is a great vegan and cruelty free brand! This set has a Tuscan Blood Orange Body Butter, Perfume Roller Ball and Lip Tint. You can buy Pacifica at Ulta and Target!

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Zoya Nail Polish: Teigan (full-coverage pink toned cranberry with a copper liquid metal) from the Fall 2014 Entice & Ignite Collection and Loredana  (medium gunmetal grey, packed with silvery shimmer and a velvety MATTEVELVET finish) from the Matte Velvet Collection.

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Julep’s Elixir Organic Argan Oil I received this in the Julep October Mystery Box that I bought and since I already have a large bottle of Josie Maran’s Argan Oil, I wanted to pass this on to one of my readers!

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This giveaway is open to US Residents only.

I want all my readers (and possible new readers) to enter the giveaways this week!

The Giveaway ends on 11/9/14! Winner will be announced on 11/10/14.

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BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY: PELLE BEAUTY (Closed)

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I was first introduced to Pelle Beauty through my Petit Vour Subscription Box. I received a sample of the Stellar Multitasking Facial Oil and I was hooked!

Pelle Beauty’s products including the beauty mist, balms and cleansers were intentionally selected to be gentle, multitasking and to support an amazing glowing complexion. They’re all here to ensure you get the best results out of your beauty regime. Pelle Beauty is a cruelty free and vegan friendly brand.

When I contacted Marnie Cipriani (Pelle Beauty’s founder) and asked if she would be interested in helping me do a birthday giveaway, she was absolutely on board!

So what amazing goodies are you going to receive in this giveaway??

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Stellar Multitasking Facial Oil 30ml 42.00 This is one of my favorite products of all time! I have curly hair and like to use this as a hair serum to tame frizz (Marnie uses it like this also!), I also use it on Liam’s very fine straight hair to help tame his fly aways. I have also used this as a makeup remover! Massage it onto a dry face for a few minutes and then use warm water and a cloth or cotton pad to wipe away hard to remove makeup. There are several other uses listed on the website and I am looking forward to trying them all! I know you will love this product if you win the giveaway!

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Bloom Beauty Mist 60 ml 28.00 Bloom Beauty Mist is multitasking. You can use it after cleansing to tone and hydrate your skin. It can also be used to set your makeup for the day. This is a new to me product and I have to say, it is awesome! It does work great as a makeup setting spray and since this mist has been in my possession, I have been finding excuses to go into my skin care drawer and spritz my face several times a day!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAI want to give a big thank you to Marnie for sending me a very lovely birthday card as well as the Stellar Oil and Bloom Beauty Mist as a birthday present. It was very kind and I really appreciate it!

I want all my readers (and possible new readers) to enter the giveaways this week!

The Giveaway ends on 11/8/14! Winner will be announced on 11/10/14

This giveaway is open to US Residents only.

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BIRTHDAY GIVEAWAY & COUPON CODE: ROSEMIRA ORGANICS (CLOSED)

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Welcome friends to a week of giveaways for my birthday! There will be three giveaways this week and first up is Rosemira Organics Skin Care !

Rosemira is a member of PETA and Leaping Bunny and they have been awarded the Green America Seal of Approval. They are also one of only 322 companies to be honored with The Environmental Working Group title of “Champion” in the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics.

One of my favorite things about Rosemira is that they sell samples of their products so that you can try some of their skin care out before you invest in full sizes (and I promise you will want to upgrade to full size!).

When I approached Alison at Rosemira about doing a giveaway for my readers during my birthday she and Dr. Mira Herman (Rosemira’s founder), were immediately on board!

Dr. Herman also very generously created a coupon code for all my friends! It is for 20% off and is active 10/27/14 through 11/14/14. You can use this on anything on the site (including samples). COUPON CODE IS ONELOSTMAMABIRTHDAY14

On to the Giveaway!

This giveaway is International! Rosemira will ship to you!

You can win:

Full Size 4 oz Sweet Coconut Body Butter 40.00 I have had two sample sizes of this body butter and it is amazing!

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Banana Balm Lip Balm 9.00 You guys know, I am a lip balm/butter addict and I am so jealous you guys get this in the giveaway! When I was looking for items to suggest for the giveaway, I stumbled upon the lip balms on the Rose Mira website. I had no clue Rose Mira made lip balms up until that moment and I asked for it to be included! I am going to be ordering myself one (okay ALL) of these!

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I want all my readers (and possible new readers) to enter the giveaways this week!

The Giveaway ends on 11/7/14! Winner will be announced on 11/10/14

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I also want to give a big thank you to Dr. Mira for sending me a full size Citrus Blossom I-Restore Eye Cream and a sample of the Coconut Verbena Dead Sea Salt Scrub as a birthday present. The Eye Cream was on my wishlist to buy for myself for my birthday because I love it, so it was so sweet to receive it as a surprise in the mail! Thank you again!!

 

 

 

Apothecary Extracts 100% Australian Tea Tree Oil Giveaway!


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FTC: I was sent this bottle of Tea Tree Oil by Apothecary Extracts for free in exchange for a review. My thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.

I was really excited to get the opportunity to try Apothecary Extracts 100% Pure Australian Tea Tree Oil. I have been slowly buying products/ingredients to add to my natural beauty regimen. I have Coconut Oil, Agave Nectar and recently purchased Green Clay. Tea Tree Oil was on my list but I hadn’t had the opportunity to narrow down my brand search. It was perfect timing!

Apothecary Extracts was founded in 2013, because they wanted to know for sure what was in their essential oils. The testing required to make sure essential oils are the best quality are very expensive so not every company uses them. Apothecary Extracts has run those tests and will show you the results, so you know you are getting a great product!

You can buy this product exclusively on Amazon for 24.99 and you get a HUGE 4 oz bottle of Tea Tree Oil. You will also receive a free e-book from Apothecary Extracts containing 50 uses for Tea Tree Oil.

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There are several beauty uses for tea tree oil that I am excited to try but for my first use, I decided on a Green Clay Mask! In the free e-book there is a recipe that I loosely followed.

Cleansing Tea Tree Oil & Clay Mask

2 tbsp green or red clay powder

4 tbsp Apothecary Extract Tea Tree Oil (I cut it down to 2 tbsp since this was my first time)

Water

Mix: Place Clay Powder and oil into small bowl then add enough water to form a thick paste.

Apply: Apply mask even to your face and leave on for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off w/warm water and pat face dry.

This is a weekly treatment; too many applications may dry out your skin.

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The mask mixed together and applied easily. I will caution you that due to the purity of the tea tree oil, the smell is very strong. If you have been reading my blog you know I have a messed up sense of smell, so if it was strong to me, it may be even more so for you. I do feel like the mixture of green clay and tea tree oil helped to dig out a lot of gunk in my pores and my face felt soft and smooth the next day.

Would I recommend Apothecary Extracts Tea Tree Oil? Yes! The 4 oz bottle is huge and should last you a very long time. Throw in the bonus e-book and it really is a great deal.

The good news is, if you want to try it, you also have the chance to try it for free! Apothecary Extracts is going to send one of my lovely readers their very own giant 4 oz bottle of Tea Tree Oil and e-book.

If you are the winner, you must live in the United States and have an Amazon account. When the winner is selected, I will send the winner’s email address to Apothecary Extracts and they will send you a coupon code to use on Amazon for a free bottle and free shipping.

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Good luck with the contest!

Have you used Tea Tree Oil? What is your favorite way to use it?

Thanks for reading!