Review- Color Me Monthly

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Color me Monthly is a nail polish subscription service. Every month you get a new color nail polish delivered to your door.

Color me monthly polish is Non-toxic and carcinogen-free as well as cruelty free and Vegan and eco-friendly. On top of that it is made in the USA and is shipped FREE!
You can choose a Monthly, Half-Yearly, Yearly Subscription, or a one-time Gift for someone else.

Every month, you get one surprise nail polish color delivered right to your door for 7 dollars a month.

This would be an awesome gift for a manicure- loving teenager or a college student away from home.

For my review, I got Chiffon, a lovely soft warm lavender color. I would have never chosen it for myself but I loved it on my nails.
It was so different, and fresh and spring-like.
The color went on very nicely and dried pretty quickly. It was really impressed by this colors staying power. It didn’t chip or smudge as soon as other polishes.
I will definitely be wearing it like crazy this season, especially since it is perfect for Easter.

I was very pleased with Color Me Monthly!

Disclosure: I received one or more products for review purposes only. Despite the free item, my opinions remain 100% Honest and my own. This post may contain affiliate links, if clicked I may receive compensation. If a giveaway is being held: No purchase is necessary to enter. Void where prohibited by law. Odds of winning are based on number of entries received. Giveaways on this blog are in no way affiliated with Facebook or any other social media networks.

Giveaway!

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Hosted by: Tales From A Southern Mom and Life Of A Southern Mom

Tales From A Southern Mom recently reviewed the Lay-N-Go Lite from Lay-N-Go. You can read the full review here. They have graciously sponsored a giveaway for our readers to enjoy their products as well.


I am excited to be able to help out with this giveaway!

Enter below and Good Luck!

TFASM Giveaway Disclosure

If you have any questions or would like to see your product featured on Tales From A Southern Mom please email Julie at julie.talesfromasouthernmom@gmail{dot}com.

Giveaway!

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#SummerDreams Have Luggage, Will Travel Sweepstakes

hosted by: Mom Powered Media & co-hosted by: Mumblebee Inc.

I am so excited to be able to help bring a giveaway to my gentle readers. Who couldn’t use a gift card or some matched luggage? Sounds like a great start of a lovely Spring vacation!

One winner will receive a Tag Coronado II 5 Piece Spinner Luggage Set and $150 Old Navy Gift Card.

Giveaway ends May 6th at 11:59pm, open to US and Canadian residents, ages 18+. Excludes Quebec. Only one entrant per household. Winner is subject to eligibility verification. Enter using the giveaway form below.

Disclaimer: The participating bloggers were not compensated for this post. No purchase is necessary to enter. One entrant per household, per address. Void where prohibited by law. Winner(s) will be contacted by email and have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen. The sponsor(s) will be responsible for product shipment to winner(s) of this sweepstakes. This event is in no way administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, or associated with, Facebook and/or Twitter, Google, Pinterest. Contact teri@mompoweredmedia.com if you have any additional questions or comments.

Giveaway!

So excited to be able to bring you a giveaway! Escpecially a jewelry giveaway!

Efy-Tal-Button-2Welcome to the Efy Tal Jewelry Giveaway Event, hosted by Happy Mothering and the Green Moms Network! I’m so excited to be bringing you the opportunity to win one of three beautiful necklaces from Efy Tal Jewelry. If you haven’t seen this line of jewelry yet, you must check out the Efy Tal Jewelry website!

All of her pieces are designed to help you express yourself while feeling empowered, sexy and feminine. She offers a lot of large bold pieces, but she also features elegant flowers, animals, branches, trees and blossoms. There is something for everyone.

Efy Tal works out of her studio in Glen Rock, New Jersey, where she enjoys spending time with her daughter Lia, family and friends. The inspiration for her initial necklaces came from her experience and joy in becoming a mother.

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Happy Mothering had the opportunity to review Efy Tal’s Tree of Life necklace. Click here to read her review.

I’m very excited that we’ll have 3 winners during this giveaway event! Three lucky winners will each take home one of the following necklaces:

Large Striking Japanese Cherry Blossom Statement Necklace ($88 value)

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Large Lotus Necklace ($46 value)

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Tiny Gold Two Initial Necklace with Birthstone ($29 value)

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Aren’t each of these necklaces unique and beautiful? Would you like the opportunity to win one?

Enter the Giveaway!

Three winners will each take home one of the necklaces above! Enter via the Rafflecopter form below. This giveaway is open to US residents ages 18+ only through April 30, 2014 at 11:59 p.m. EST. Good luck!

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sennasation was not compensated for this post and is not responsible for prize fulfillment. Please contact Chrystal at Happy Mothering with questions about this giveaway or for help organizing one for your brand.

Review: Orglamix Eyeshadow

I was so excited to be able to review Orglamix in exchange for a product.

From the website:

Orglamix creates beautifully crafted, eco chic, cruelty-free cosmetics using the purest ingredients to develop a fresh approach to beauty. All mineral makeup and mineral cosmetics are not created equal. 100% naturally derived with mineral power instead of petrochemicals; Orglamix mineral makeup delivers the wide-ranging benefits of pure minerals– giving skin flawless coverage and a natural luminosity while feeling as if you are not wearing any makeup at all. Available in over 200 exclusive + amazing colors: makeup artists, celebrities, beauty bloggers and beauty junkies swoon for our wide array of shades and finishes to suit every mood.
We believe healthy, natural, cruelty-free cosmetics are a right, not a privilege. Free from harsh chemicals, bismuth oxychloride, synthetic dyes, fillers and nano-particles; Orglamix represents the ideal mix —makeup and skincare— to create problem-solving cosmetics that perfect and pamper. Thanks to their zero-irritability factor, the gentle formulas are a dream come true for women of all ages and skin types, especially those with sensitive skin, rosacea, and acne. The customer testimonials speak for themselves. It’s makeup that works with your skin, not against it. We invite you to experience the Orglamix difference today — your happiness is guaranteed

I really loved this makeup. It was soft silky. I have pretty sensitive skin so I have to be pretty careful on what makeup and skincare I use.
I was so excited to be able to review three colors. It was so hard to choose just three because they were all SO pretty and elegant.
I am almost always in a hurry to do my makeup and I can never seem to find an applicator, so Iove an eyeshadow I can put on quickly with my fingertips!
The first color I tried on was Ambre. Some of you might remember my somewhat failed attempt with Cinna from the Hunger Game series gold eyeliner. Since that fiasco, I’ve searched for gold eye shadows and products that look good on me. I really liked this color., it was gold and green prismatic effect. http://www.orglamix.com/collections/yellow-cosmetics-natural-beauty-mineral-makeup-yellow-eyeshadow

 

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It wasn’t too long before I had to get my hands on hot chocolate.

http://www.orglamix.com/collections/neutral-eyeshadow-mineral-eyeshadow-mineral-makeup

Of the ones I have tested, hot chocolate was probably my very favorite. It is pretty yet subtle and versitle. I’m crazy for natural looking makeups and devour neutral colors.

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Purple is one of my favorite colors and I wear it all time. So I had to try this lovely shade of purple called Acai. It is so warm and feminine and pretty!

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You can find orglamix online in any of the links below:

http://www.orglamix.com

https://www.facebook.com/orglamix

Twitter http://www.twitter.com/orglamix
Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/orglamix

 

Disclosure: I received one or more products for review purposes only. Despite the free item, my opinions remain 100% Honest and my own.

 

My Mama and Me: Rhyming Devotions for You and Your Child

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I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

With Easter coming up, it is easy to get wrapped up in candy and colored eggs and some parents wonder how they can incorporate the reason they might celebrate Easter, the Christian holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus.  I was really excited to be able to review this lovely book. This is a text meant to be used as a tool for teaching the writings of Christianity, as in text from the Holy Bible.  This is such a sweet little book. It is basically a children’s first Bible. I gave it to a dear friend for her son’s birthday, because she reads to her son every night and she was getting a little tired of reading the same books over and over. While this is too long to read in one sitting for most kids, it is a great way to introduce the teachings of the Holy Bible to children.

The author also includes activities within the book as well as verses and rhymes. This is a book a parent can use for many years

I loved the illustrations, they are some of my favorite I have ever seen in a children’s book.

You can get this book on Amazon.

Giveaway- Ballet Flats

When you think of “muck” and “shoes” in the same sentence chances are you don’t think of a pair of cute flats. Now thanks to this new giveaway you can!

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Welcome to the Breezy Ballet Cool Giveaway, hosted by Thrifty Nifty Mommy & Viva Veltoro and sponsored by The Muck Boot Company.

Spring has officially sprung! Whether you are working in the garden, playing with the kids in the yard, or taking the dog for a walk, you need shoes that will leave your feet feeling comfortable, dry, AND looking stylish! That’s why we’re so excited to tell you all about the new Breezy Ballet Cool flats from The Muck Boot Company!

Details of the Breezy Ballet Cool flats:

  • Unique XpressCool™ lining will pull moisture away from your feet and spread it across the shoe to keep you cool and dry while you’re inside or out.
  • With a wide variety of colors and patterns to choose from, you are sure to find one that not only fits great but looks great too!
  • 2mm NEOPRENE provides maximum comfort
  • 100% waterproof
  • EVA Midsole
  • Flexible, lightweight, rubber outsole

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Viva Veltoro and Thrifty Nifty Mommy recently had the opportunity to review these new shoes and they had great things to say about them! Click here to read Viva Veltoro’s review and here to read Thrifty Nifty Mommy’s review.

We think every woman needs a pair of these stylish ballet flats for their spring wardrobe, so we want to give you lots of chances to win them, starting with a blog giveaway where 3 lucky readers will win a pair of Breezy Ballet Cool flats in the color/print and size of their choice!

This is a FLASH GIVEAWAY which will end at 1pm EDT on Wednesday, April 9th 2014. This giveaway is open to residents of the US who are 18 years or older. Enter using Giveaway Tools entry form below. Good luck!

But WAIT! That’s not all! We have MORE chances for you to win Breezy Ballet Cool flats! Starting April 9th at 1pm EDT, The Original Muck Boots Company will be giving you the chance to win another 5 pairs of flats. Contest will run until April 11th at 5pm EDT via a tab on their Facebook page. Click HERE to head over to The Original Muck Boots Company’s Facebook page now. Good luck!

Disclosures: The Muck Boots Company is responsible for prize fulfilment. Please contact thriftyniftymommy{at}yahoo.com with questions about this giveaway.

Review-Crave Naturals Hairbrush

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I feel like I can never find a brush when I need one, so I was thrilled to be offered this hairbrush to review, because I hadn’t seen my comb in about a week.

I received this crave detangling brush in exchange for an honest review.

From the crave team:

Tangles and knots are not only a huge pain, but they can also cause damage and breakage to hair. The Glide Thru Detangling Brush promises to end that pain and suffering. No more fighting with your brush to get through knots, no more getting your brush stuck in your hair and no more children crying at the sight of a hair brush. Our detangling brush has been designed to tackle knots and tangles head on, while also protecting your hair from breakage, damage and hair loss.

How This New Brush Will Improve Your Hair & Prevent Damage

Flexible bristles of various lengths helps to reduce pressure while the brush effortlessly glides through hair ensuring each strand is treated in the most delicate manner so breakage and split ends do not occur. The result is smooth, shiny, easy to manage hair.

Looking for a detangling brush that’s easy to hold and can be used while blowdrying, we’ve got you covered. The brush was designed with an ergonomic handle, making it comfortable to use.

Why This Brush Will Be The Last Brush You Use:

✓ Use on wet or dry hair
✓ Use on extensions or wigs
✓ Minimizes breakage, split ends & hair loss
✓ Smooths the cuticle layer increasing shine
✓ Massage your scalp to promote hair growth
✓ Delicate on the scalp since it is 100% Beadless so it will not dig into the scalp
✓ Easy to clean

 

I have mixed feelings about this brush. On one hand it did make my hair feel voluminous and very, very, soft. I don’t feel that for my hair type, it is good to use on wet hair. (I have curly hair)

If you are a mother of young children you have probably had to brush your daughter’s hair and been met with less than positive reaction. A gentle detangling brush is essential to your sanity. This felt wonderful on my scalp and I feel like it worked conditioner and oils through my hair.

I noticed that the brush bristles seemed familiar; it took me a minute to realize the last time I had seen this type of comb, it was a currycomb, used to groom horses! it was the same basic technology as horse grooming tack. No wonder it works.

As a blogger, writer and crafter, I use my hands a lot. This brush handle hurt my wrist quite a bit. I have to hold it around the brush itself and not the handle.

You can order one here:

http://www.amazon.com/Detangling-Brush-Crave-Naturals-Detangler/dp/B00CGN9LQ8

Senna

Disclosure: I received one or more products for review purposes only. Despite the free item, my opinions remain 100% Honest and my own.

Book Review- Whatever You Grow Up to Be

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‘Ten little toes right from the start Make footprints on your mommy’s heart!’ The timeless journey of a mother and son is poignantly captured in the story of a boy’s growth from childhood to fatherhood. From birth to football games to college graduation, a mother reminds her son that life is filled with possibilities and that God has a plan for him—whatever he grows up to be!
I had the great pleasure of reading Whatever You Grow Up to be by Karen Kingsbury. The idea of this book was that of an encouraging parent who vows to love and support their child in whatever profession or lifestyle they chose or grew up to be. I found whatever you grow up to be very sweet with an endearing message of unconditional love and acceptance. This is a book that I am excited to pass on to my children someday. I enjoyed the vibrant and colorful illustrations. I recommend this to any parent or parent to be, this would make a great gift for a baby shower or even a graduation gift. I always love the idea of using a book for a card, putting a gift card, cash and lovely inscription inside.

Senna

Majestical Jewelry Review

Disclosure: I received one or more products for review purposes only. Despite the free item, my opinions remain 100% Honest and my own.
I am really excited to be able to work with Majestical.com to bring you this review.
From the website:

Shop Fashion Jewelry for Women at Wholesale Prices
Majestical Jewelry has amazing deals on the latest and greatest fashion jewelry for women. Shop our store and you’ll find must-have trendy pieces at only a fraction of the cost of major retailers and over-priced boutiques. Majestical Jewelry offers fashion jewelry, costume jewelry and handmade jewelry at wholesale jewelry prices that are 20-80% less than our competitors because we believe every woman should feel beautiful regardless of budget. If you’re looking to make a statement, be sure to check out our bold collar necklaces in bright colors that work perfectly with a LBD. If you’re going for classic style, browse our selection of handmade silver jewelry. Snag the best deals on whatever it is you desire at Majestical Jewelry.
Majestical Jewelry offers free gift wrapping and guaranteed free and easy returns and exchanges on every order. Orders over $49.99 ship for free!

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I love earrings and I received these tortoise shell and gold earrings for review.
To be honest, these earrings were a little heavy than I like to war on my ears, so I can’t wear them all day,but I found they work well with photos. They go very well with other neutrals and look great on film. I plan on wearing them for a short scene I will be playing in a film.
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You can get them here: http://www.majestical.com/Tortoise-Shell-Hoop-Earrings-p/fb-e1036.htm

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