The Devil Wears Polish: Chocolate Lovers Reborn Review (plus No More Butterflies LE Fundraiser!)

Chocolate Lovers Reborn

“Brown colored polish and rainbows on chocolate” is what I’ve been singing in my head to the tune of My Favorite Things this week.  I know, I’m a dork, but I’m just SO excited about the latest collection from The Devil Wears Polish!  Tami revamped last years Chocolate Collection and added linear holo to eight yummy chocolate brown colors!  Yay, Holo all the things!   Brown, Holo, Polish, Chocolate …this collection seriously is a list of my favorite things and Tami sent me a couple to try out and review for you, yay!  I used two coats and my Vapid Lacquer Topcoat in all of these pictures.  The formula for both of them was nice, creamy and dried fast.

Chocolate Cupcake is a rich brown with a nice dose of linear holo.  I LOVE this color so much!  It really is the color of a yummy chocolate cupcake (with lots of frosting, of course!) 🙂 or a milk chocolate bar.

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White Chocolate Caramel Cappuccino is a pretty taupe color with tons of linear holo fire.  Mmmm, white chocolate coffees are my favorite!  This one is so holo-y it even shines in low indoor natural lighting, so pretty!

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The Chocolate Lovers Reborn Collection can be bought individually for $12 or as a set for $84.  Check out the complete collection HERE, along with all of the other pretties in the shop.

Another stunning polish in her shop that you don’t want to miss out on is No More Butterflies, a light teal-blue linear holo.  This one looks amazing and I already ordered mine! 🙂

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This is a limited edition fundraiser polish to benefit a cause that is very close to Tami’s heart.  $2 from each bottle sold will be donated to the Epilepsy Foundation of America in an effort to raise awareness and provide education about how to care for someone who is experiencing a seizure.  Ensuring that teachers, students and friends know what to do and how to help when a seizure occurs is so important and will ease the anxiety and calm those nervous butterflies of the children who experience seizures as well as their parents.   This beauty will only be available until September 5th, 2014 …2 more days!  Don’t miss out!

To learn more about the Epilepsy Foundation of America, you can visit their website here: http://www.epilepsy.com/  If you’d rather make a donation without the polish purchase, you can do so HERE.

Press Sample:  The polishes in this review were given to by Tami of The Devil Wears Polish in exchange for my honest review, all opinions are my own.

 

ellagee’s Villainous Holo-ween Collection: Maleficent and Hades Duo Swatches & Review

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I love Halloween and who doesn’t love Disney?!  So I was super excited when Laura of ellagee asked it I would review some of her polishes from the upcoming Villainous Holo-ween Collection inspired by the quirky Disney villains we all love.  This collection contains eight polish duos that are all based on a different Disney villain.  Each set has an incredible holo polish and a coordinating glitter topper.  Pre-orders for these polishes begin on 9/5/2014 and can be purchased separately or as a set.   I was sent the Maleficent and Hades Duos to swatch and review and just love them, let’s take a look…

I had to try the Maleficent Duo based on the Disney movie Sleeping Beauty first because, I’ll admit, she has always been one of the scariest and most evil villains to me.  I can still hear her voice and laugh in my head, “Fools! Idiots! Imbeciles!” and “Now shall you deal with me and all the powers of HELL! bwahaha!

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Now Shall You Deal With ME! is a sparkling lime green polish with intense linear and scattered holographic shimmer and flashes of gold.  This polish perfectly captures the color of her green flames.  The formula was flawless, I used two thin coats and my Vapid Lacquer Topcoat for all these pictures.  The holo-fire was so intense in the sun and under led lights and the gold shimmer really came through in lower lighting.

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Mistress Of All Evil is a clear top coat with a mix of black, purple, and hot pink holo glitters.  It was made to go perfectly with Now Shall You Deal with ME!, so I tried it over that first.  Some of the other blogger/swatchers used the glitter topcoats over other colors and I LOVE the versatility with these!  You have so many options and they look amazing over so many colors.  In these pictures I used 1 coat over Now Shall You Deal With ME!  It went on so easily, no fishing, dabbing or placing the glitter needed, and as a bonus, it dried SO smooth I probably could have gotten away without a topcoat!

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I know this was made to be a topper, but I sure do love a good glitter bomb and couldn’t resist trying to use it alone too.  I used 3 coats in these pictures to get full coverage.  Mistress of All Evil is SO sparkly and my camera refused to cooperate so I used a couple blurred photos to show off the bling. 🙂

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Next up is the Hades Duo based on the Disney movie Hercules and I think I may love these colors even more!  Fine, I’ll admit it, I had to do a little homework for this duo …Hercules must have came out when I wasn’t watching new movies and before I had kids because it is one of the very few Disney flicks I hadn’t seen.   Well, I remedied that with a few clicks on Netflix and the kids sure didn’t mind a bit.  We’ve now watched it umpteen times and have all the songs stuck in our heads. 🙂

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Whoa, Is My Hair Out?  is a sparkling aqua blue with intense linear and scattered holographic shimmer and perfectly captures the blue flames of Hades hair.  The holo in this one is insane and I couldn’t stop staring at my nails!  Again this is 2 thin coats with a top coat and the formula was flawless.

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Let’s Get Ready To RUMBLE is a clear top coat with a mix of navy, indigo, and charcoal holo glitters.  In the first pictures I used 1 coat over Whoa Is My Hair Out? and application was once again perfect and so smooth.  Then I used it alone with 3 coats to get full coverage.

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What do you think of these?  Who is your favorite villain?  I love that these colors can be used all year and not just specifically for Halloween.  You can get you hands on these starting Friday September 5th, 2014 at 9am CST.  Check out the other amazing Villainous Holo-ween Duos at ellagee.com and follow along on Facebook for release updates and lots more pretty pictures.

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PRESS SAMPLE:  I was provided these polishes from Laura at ellagee in exchange for my honest review, all opinions are my own.

The Devil Wears Polish Thermal Swatches and SALE

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The weather is warming up and the color of my nails can prove it!  Today I have three super cute thermal polishes to show you from my friend Tami at The Devil Wears Polish.  For those of you who aren’t familiar, thermal polishes change colors depending on the temperature.  This is especially fun when your nails are longer and you can get a two-toned gradient effect.  …but you don’t have to have long nails to enjoy thermals!  I still find myself constantly checking to see, “What color are they now?!” 🙂

The Devil Wear Polish is having a Mother’s Day SALE through tonight!  Use code: MOMSDAY for 25% off your order of $20+!  This promos last until Sunday 5/11 at midnight CT so don’t  miss out!

Silly Lilly is a thermal crelly that is pink when warm and purple when cold.  The color change on this one is very dramatic and super reactive to the temperature changes.   This one is so cute and is full of pretty pink and violet flaky shimmer that really shines in the sun.  I used three coats of Silly Lilly and my Vapid Lacquer top coat in these pictures.

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Patty Who? is a fun green thermal jelly that changes from grass green when cold to lime green when warm.  It is loaded with different sizes of scattered holo particles and spectraflair so this one is super sparkly!  The formula was great and I used two thin coats of Patty Who? with my top coat in these pictures.

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And last but certainly not least is Sweet Pea, my favorite!  Sweet Pea is a thermal linear holo that shifts from light purple when cold to light pink when warm.  Just like all of Tami’s linears, the formula was awesome. and I used two thin coats and a top coat in these pictures.

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All three of these and many more are available right now at The Devil Wears Polish and until Sunday 5/11 at Midnight CT use code: MOMSDAY for 25% off your purchase over $20!  All of the polishes are now made with a 5-free suspension base, yay! Follow along on Facebook for the latest news, updates and promos.

The products in this review are a combo of blogger samples sent for my honest review and personal purchases.  All opinions are my own.

Dial Hand Soap Review and FLASH GIVEAWAY (5 winners)

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Dial just released a new line of Deep Cleansing Hand Soap that comes in three amazing fragrances.  I was sent two of them to try out and review on my blog along with coupons for FIVE Free Bottles to share with you!

Right away you will notice that the bottle has a new sleek design with bright rich colors that can add personal style and a decorative touch to your home.  It comes in three vibrant invigorating scents.  I received Water Blossoms and Coconut Lime Verbena and really love the way they smell.  I am looking forward to trying Yellow Raspberry & Black Sugar next!

The Dial Deep Cleansing Hand Soap has a unique formula which contains gentle micro-scrubbers to smooth your skin while it cleans and moisturizes.  This gives you a deep down clean without using harsh soaps that dry or irritate your skin.  My skin was left feeling soft and fresh.

Dial Deep Cleansing Hand Soap Giveaway

GIVEAWAY TIME!  I was given 5 coupons for a FREE Bottle of Dial Hand Soap to give to you!  Yay!  This will run until Sunday 3/23 at midnight Pacific Time.  That’s tonight!  The winners will be chosen at random from verified entries and notified by email.  They will have 24hrs to respond before another winner is chosen.

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The Dial brand provided me with a sample of Dial Deep Cleansing Hand Soap in exchange for a product review.  All opinions expressed here are my own.

Always Blabbing Birthday Giveaway

My friend Amber at Always Blabbing has reached a milestone on her blog and is celebrating her 1st birthday with a GIVEAWAY!  There are lots of great prizes available including one from me!  Make sure you get in on this, check out the amazing things you can win…

These 2 beautiful polishes from MandyLand Polish. Both are full size 
a Key P it Up Purse hanger of your choice from Isn’t this Clever 
Polished Expression Designs will make 2 winners one set each in their choice of colors 
a beautiful polish from Sweet Tea Polish 
2 beautiful Full size polishes of your choice from Gothic Gala Lacquer 
2 beautiful full size bottles of your choice from Polish Yer Hooves 
This amazing gift pack from Freebie Mommie 
A mini bottle of polish from her Beautiful spring collection. 
2 beautiful bottles of Nubar polish from PeacockReviews 
Mystery box from Word of Mouth Lend me your Ear 
 
From Always Blabbing, that’s Ulta mascara sorry it’s backwards in the picture!

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Check out the Original Post for rules and details, good luck! 🙂

Dial Vitamin Boost Body Wash Review and GIVEAWAY

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Dial Vitamin Boost is here to combat dry winter skin with a new body wash that is infused with moisturizing lotion and contains a Vitamin B Complex for healthy softer skin.   I received this amazing smelling body wash to review on my blog and 3 coupons for FREE bottles to share with you!

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This body wash has an advanced Vitamin B Complex that draws moisture directly to the skin leaving it hydrated, healthy and soft.  It smells SO good and actually has real Kiwi and Mango juice in it!  The nice thick formula and rich lather means a little goes a long way.  The weather is really dry here in San Diego and after using it my skin felt much softer and less tight and itchy.   The kids loved this one in the bath too!

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Dial gave me 3 coupons for a FREE Dial Body Wash to share with you so you can try it for yourself!  I have 2 coupons for Dial Vitamin Boost Body Wash and 1 coupon for Dial for Men Body Wash, so the 1st winners to respond get 1st choice of their prize.   Winners will be chosen at random from validated entries, notified by email and will have 48hrs to respond before another winner will be chosen.

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I was provided this complimentary sample of Dial Vitamin Boost Body Wash from the Dial brand in exchange for my honest product review, all opinions are my own.

Purex Crystals Review and GIVEAWAY

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Sometimes your laundry just needs an extra boost and with two preschoolers and loads of wet towels, I know all about that!  I have recently been trying out several different brands of laundry additives to see which I liked best so I was really excited for the opportunity to test and review the Purex Crystals Laundry Enhancers on my blog!  They even provided me with 3 extra coupons for free bottles to give to you!

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Purex Crystals are added directly to the washing machine before you put in the clothes which gives them plenty of time to infuse your clothes with mountain freshness.  They are made of 87% natural materials that dissolve easily and leave your laundry smelling extra fresh without leaving a residue or affecting the absorbancy of the towels.  It claims to keep the clothes smelling fresh for weeks, so it is nice to know those towels in the closet will still smell “just out of the laundry fresh”  when we are ready to use them.

Purex Crystals Giveaway

Purex gave me 3 coupons for FREE Purex Crystals to share with you so that you can try these for yourself!  Winners will be chosen at random from validated entries, notified by email and will have 48hrs to respond before another winner will be chosen.

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I was provided this complimentary sample of Purex Crystals from the Purex brand in exchange for my honest product review, all opinions are my own.

Mod Lacquer Swatches and Winter SALE!

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I have another fun set of polishes to show you from Mod Lacquer LLC!   Jennifer over at Mod personally hand blends all the nail polish sold in this shop creating some really unique and beautiful designs. The Mod Lacquer Winter Sale is going on right now!  Use code: SHOP15 for 15% off your order with no minimum through 12/31!

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I was sent a blogger package with five polishes from a variety of collections and had a lot of fun playing with them.  I want to show you Goblin first because I was so excited to finally have a crazy color shifter!

Goblin is a beautiful green duo-chrome that shifts from olive green to bright green to a warm burgundy/brown with a micro fine scattered holo glitter to give a little sparkle.  The difference between the bright emerald green and coppery burgundy is so dramatic and in other lights it almost looks black!  The formula was great and went on smoothly and evenly.  In these pictures I have on two coats and a top coat.

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Loup Garou is a clear base with warm toned micro fiber glitters that give it a fuzzy look.  I love the colors in this one, the warm Fall colors are my favorite year round.  This one went on really easily and I didn’t have any problems getting the bars to space out evenly or lay down smoothly even with just one coat.  In this first picture I have on two coats of Loup Garou over Solar Sail and a top coat.

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In these next three pictures I have on 1 coat over various colors and three coats alone on my ring finger.  Wearing it alone actually ended up being my favorite and I did the rest of my nails like that for a few days.

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Sideshow is a sheer blue cream base with a variety of different colors and sizes of glitter.  This one is so bright and fun, like a party popper or confetti cake.  I really enjoyed using this full sized bottle, I don’t have any others shaped like this and found it really easy use and control.  The glitters are suspended in the base perfectly making it really easy to get them out without any digging or extra dipping.  In these pictures I have on 3 coats with a top coat.

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Solar Sail is a bright yellow/orange with a warm shimmer and gold flecks.  I love flakey glitter and the gold looks so pretty in this orange color.  It really shines in the sun!  This one went on really great and I have on 2 coats with a top coat in these pictures.

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Waxing Whimsical is a sheer mint green jelly base with a mix of different sizes and shapes of neon pink glitter, including butterflies!  Yay!  This one is so cute, I love the sage mint and pink combo and the butterflies make me really happy! 🙂  In these pictures I have on 3 coats with a top coat.

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Check out all of the fun polishes in the Mod Lacquer Etsy Shop and follow along on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates, promotions and lots of pretty pictures.  All of the Mod Lacquer polishes are hand mixed using micas, pigments, glitter and a 3 free suspension base that has been tested overtime to keep glitter in suspension with little to no settling.  All finished products are cruelty free as well as the ingredients used to produce the final product.

I was provided this blogger package in exchange for my honest review and all opinions are my own.

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Wantable MakeUp Box Review

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Thank you so much to the wonderful people at Wantable for providing me one of their Subscription Boxes to review on my blog!  I had seen these advertised and had read some reviews on them so I was giddy when I got the opportunity to try one for myself!

Wantable offers three themes for their subscription boxes: Makeup Box, Accessories Box, Intimates Box and right now they are offering a limited edition Holiday Box too!  I picked the Makeup Box because I’ve been buying the same couple makeup brands for the last 20 years and am honestly overwhelmed by all the new brands and choices out there.  Wantable claims that you will never receive products that you do not like and guarantees satisfaction with every box.   To determine which products to include in my  box they have a survey with very specific questions about which products I liked, what colors, finishes, textures, looks etc.  After I took my survey I was confident I would love my box and couldn’t wait to get it!

My box arrived with 4 full sized products and a sample.  I seriously love and have been using them all!  Anyone who has been paying attention knows I am completely addicted and obsessed with nail polish right now and they included two polishes in my box from Rainbow Honey and LAQA & Co!   I also received a sample of Lisa Watier Eyeshadow, an amazing Marker Eyeliner from Girlactik and the coolest lip cream I have ever seen from Beauty for Real.

lip2Let’s start with the lip cream because this one totally blew me away!  They sent me a Beauty for Real True Color Lip Cream in “Barely There” which is the perfect nude shade.  This is a full coverage and long wearing lip cream that will not smudge or bleed.  Barely There is a creamy light beige with a hint of sheer pink, just perfect for me.  …but the coolest part is the tube!  On the side of the tube is a little mirror just the right size to see your lips and the lid actually has a light in it so you can apply in the dark!  How cool is that?!  How many times have you tried to reapply lipstick in a dark restaurant or bar and just hope that it goes on right?  Problem solved!

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I was super excited to add two new brands to my polish collection, both are 3-free and cruelty-free which I love!  “Wistful” from Rainbow Honey is a blushing green shimmer full of micro glitters that really sparkle in the sun.  In this picture I have on 2 coats with a top coat, but it went on so smooth, I could have probably gotten away with just 1 coat.  “Nookie” from LAQA&Co is a bright pretty berry polish perfect for adding a splash of color to your Fall or Winter wardrobe.  I really love this one!  This is a perfect one-coater and is so glossy you really don’t need a top coat, yay!  Each of the bottles from LAQA&Co are packaged in unique artwork from young designers making each box a little piece of art.

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I was really impressed with the Precise Marker Liner from Girlactik Beauty.  This liner is versatile because of how easy it is to adjust the thickness of the line you want to make.  It is so easy to get a perfectly smooth thin line or build it up for a more dramatic look.  I never had any problems with it bleeding, smearing or smudging, even after a long day of chasing the kids around.

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I also received a sample of Lisa Watier Ombre Souffle Supreme Eyeshadow.  These have a light creamy mousse texture and are easily applied with just your fingertips.  These eyeshadows are made with the antioxidant and anti-aging properties of the Labrador Tea extract and give the eyes a long lasting iridescent look.  I never had any problems with this fading or creasing even without a primer.

Wantable Boxes can be purchased for $40 each or you can subscribe for $36 a month.  This is a great deal, as the products in my my box had a retail value of $62!  Subscriptions are automatically shipped every month but can be skipped or canceled at any time.  You will never receive a product that you don’t like and this is such a great way to be introduced to the new brands and products available!

Check out all of the great options on the Wantable site and follow along on Facebook for promotions and giveaways.

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Thanks again to the people at Wantable for providing me this complimentary box in exchange for my honest review!

Last Week to Enter my 30 Prize GIVEAWAY!

Freebie Mommie 1st Bloggiverssary Giveaway

Contest has ended and Winners have been emailed:

  1. Angela Dudley  – Polish Luv
  2. Alicia Brown – Freebie Mommie Prize #1
  3. Amie Wisz  – Always Blabbing
  4. Lena Payne  – Carpe Noctem
  5. Teresa Koedyker  – Isn’t This Clever
  6. Rebecca Brewer – Northern Star Polish
  7. Amber Benoit  – Polished Expression  #1
  8. Laura Garrett – Polished Expression  #2
  9. Krys Resendez  – Word of Mouth …Lend Me Your Ear
  10. Samantha Leigh  – Sweet Tea Polish
  11. Marla Lang – OMG Wait What Polish is That
  12. Bethy Cobabe – Beauty Bar Baby
  13. Dana Rodriguez  – Smelly Goods & Pretties
  14. Rebecca Hill – Polish Me Silly
  15. Jessie J – Jam with Shea #1
  16. Nancy Green – Jam with Shea #2
  17. Patricia Winegold – Jam with Shea #3
  18. Shandi Lee – Jam with Shea #4
  19. Vera Marks – Jam with Shea #5
  20. Darla White – Jam with Shea #6
  21. Lexie Pascal – Jam with Shea #7
  22. Christine Nelson  – Jam with Shea #8
  23. Julia Dee – LynBDesigns
  24. Celestine Kho – Donna on Palawan
  25. PetiteandSweet Denise –  The Devil Wear Polish
  26. Irene Gomez – Freebie Mommie Prize #2
  27. Megan Fisher  – Ellagee
  28. Ricky Rix – Freebie Mommie Prize #3
  29. Tandi Cortez-Rios  – Designs by Elisa
  30. Heather Willis – Wonder Beauty Products

Freebie Mommie turned 1 a few weeks ago!  I can’t think of a better way to celebrate then with a HUGE giveaway for my followers and to give credit to my favorite businesses and blogger friends that have helped me get where I am.  This last year has been amazing!  I can’t believe how far Freebie Mommie has come and it’s really all thanks to YOU …my wonderful followers and the companies who provided such great products to review.  What started as a way to share freebies with my sister has grown to 2000+ followers over my blog and social media sites and even some new friends. 🙂  I seriously can’t believe it, thank you all so much!

I’m blown away to have a whopping 30 prizes up for grabs!  I asked some of my blogger friends and companies I have reviewed if they wanted to donate a prize and boy did they deliver!  I am so excited to give YOU the opportunity to try some of the awesome products that I have fallen in love with.  …we even have 5 prizes available for international winners!  Take a look…

0001 Polish Luv

Polish Luv will create your very own Custom Full Sized Polish with you, how fun is that?!

0002 Freebie Mommie Prize

Freebie Mommie has a prize pack for you with Revlon Moon Candy duo polish, Nail Tape, Dotting Tools and Garnier BB Cream (you choose the shade from what I have available, which is almost every shade!)

0003 Always Babbling

Always Blabbing will send you a Zoya Polish and NYC Eyeliner!

0004 Carpe Noctem

Carpe Noctem has large bottles of the beautiful Taupey Tips and GlitterSlayer for you!

0005 Isn't This Clever

Isn’t This Clever has a super cute …and quite clever Queen of Hearts Finders Key Purse for you!  Check out my review here.

0006 Northern Star Polish

Northern Star Polish will send you a Polish Supply Kit for you with everything you need to create your own polish, yay!  Check out my reviews here, here and here …and another is coming soon!

0007  Polished Expression

Polished Expression will give two winners sets of Handmade Nail Polish Wraps.  Check out my review here.

0008 Word of Mouth ...Lend Me Your Ear

Word of Mouth …Lend Me Your Ear has a Mystery Box full of fun freebies for you, don’t worry it will be good, I’m so curious!!!

0009 Sweet Tea Polish

Sweet Tea Polish has a fall mini bottle duo of Antique Lace and Autumn Breeze for you.  Check out my review here.

0010 Shea's Lynnderellas

OMG Wait What Polish is That has two beautiful Lynderella polishes for you, Sapphire Starfire and Beleaf is Magic.

0011 Beauty Bar Baby

Beauty Bar Baby is giving away 3 Mineral Eyeshadows and All Natural Lip Balm.  Check out my review here.

0012 Smelly Goods & Pretties

Smelly Goods and Pretties has an awesome prize package for you with Drunken Punkin Milk & Butter bar, a Punkin Tumble Lip Balm, Nekkid lotion bar, a full size bottle of Quick Dry Top Coat and a full size bottle of Reddy & Willing nail polish!  I can’t wait to finish my review on some of these products, they are seriously amazing!

0013 Polish Me Silly

Polish Me Silly (formerly Lush Lacquer) will let the winner choose a full sized bottle from their new Thermal Line!

0014 Jamberry Wraps

OMG Wait What Polish is That is giving 8 winners, 2 sets of Jamberry Nail Wraps each!  whoohoo!

0015 LynBDesigns

LynBDesigns is giving the winner 2 full sized Polishes of their choice!

0016 Donna on Palawan

Donna on Palawan is giving away a beautiful Pearl Necklace from the Philippines! …love you Mom! 🙂

0017 The Devil Wears Polish

The Devil Wears Polish has such a cute Limited Edition Jack Frost-Bite Polish for you!  Check out my reviews here, here and here.

0018 Northern Star Polish Prize

Northern Star Polish is giving away a full sized bottle of Hey Big Spender and Candy Corn Cuticle Oil!

0019 Ellagee

Ellagee will give a winner a Full Sized Polish and Keychain of their choice!  Check out my review here.

0020 Freebie Mommie Prize

Freebie Mommie has another prize pack for you with Dotting Tools, imPress Nails, Nail Gems, Nail Tape and Garnier BB Cream (you can choose from the shades I have available, which is pretty much every shade!)

0021 Designs By Elisa

Designs by Elisa made a Pair of Earring to Match a set of Jamberry Nail Wraps for you!

0022 Wonder Beauty Products SuperChic Lacquer

Wonder Beauty Products is letting the winner choose a Polish of their Choice from the store!

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a Rafflecopter giveaway

Giveaway Rules: 
This giveaway will run until Saturday 11/23/13 at 11:59pm and is open to US with 5 international prizes.  If an international winner is chosen, they will receive one of the 5 prizes available internationally.   If you live outside the US, you must find out immigration laws are regarding shipping nail polish.  For example, Italy and UK have very strict laws regarding shipping polish.  Winner must be 18+ or have parent permission.   Winners will be chosen at random from verified entries using Rafflecopter.  Please don’t cheat, all entries will be verified and I will have to disqualify all of your entries to be fair.  This giveaway is hosted by me – Elisa/FreebieMommie and is not affiliated with WordPress, Facebook etc.  All prizes will be shipped from the sponsors or myself.  We will do our best to package and send your prizes safely to you, but sometimes things happen and we can not be responsible for damaged or lost packages once they are out of our hands.  You are absolutely not required to do all the entries, the more you do, the better your chances but we tried to offer all different entries depending on what social media you like to use.  Good luck x30! …and don’t forget to get your daily sharing entries in!

Freebie Friday Flashback …23 freebies available!

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Happy Friday!  How about some more FREEBIES?!  Here are 23 FREE SAMPLES you can sign up for right now!

There is only 1 week left on my HUGE Anniversary Giveaway!  Make sure you get your entries in because there are THIRTY PRIZES up for grabs!!!  ENTER HERE:  http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/b46a9711/

  1. FREE Mascara on your Birthday at Ulta:  https://www.ulta.com/ulta/myaccount/login.jsp?ref=rewards
  2. FREE Elf Yourself Calendar at OfficeMax:  http://www.elfyourself.com/
  3. FREE $10 Credit at Luvocracy:  http://www.luvocracy.com  (this covers shipping too, so your order can be 100% free!)
  4. FREE Café Pilon:  https://www.facebook.com/CafePilon?sk=app_620467231348699&r=1&app_data=en
  5. FREE Purina One for Sam’s Club Members:  http://www5.samsclub.com/Featured-Brand/Purina/
  6. FREE Seattle’s Best Coffee:  https://www.facebook.com/SeattlesBestCoffee/app_623219381054713
  7. FREE Samples at PinchMe:  http://fw.to/aLRvJJW  ( it will vary, right now there is Gevalia Coffee, but it changes)
  8. FREE Rice Thins:  http://wm6.walmart.com/rice-thins.aspx
  9. FREE Coconut Curling Cream:  https://www.facebook.com/CantuBeauty/app_481857471921352
  10. FREE Quest Apparel Necklace:  http://www.questapparel.com/freenecklace
  11. FREE Align Probiotic Sample:  https://align.safeprocessing.com/form.aspx
  12. FREE Samples at Walmart – Sheba Cat Food, Tena & more:  http://instoresnow.walmart.com/In-Stores-Now-Free-Samples-and-Savings.aspx
  13. FREE Acts of Care for the Earth Calendar & Conservation Kit for Teachers:  http://www.earthsbirthdaystore.org/i/273/big-gift-to-the-earth-kit.htm -This offer is for teachers, schools or anyone involved in children’s groups.  Click add to cart and checkout, you will have to put in a credit card, but it will not be charged.
  14. FREE Books for World Book Night 2014:  http://www.us.worldbooknight.org/how-do-i-get-involved/   -you have to be chosen to get the books to give away. You must be Aged 16 or over and a resident of the United States; able to pick up 20 copies of your book from your local bookshop or library; and Committed to giving your books away on World Book Night to non or light readers
  15. FREE Gucci Guilty Sample:  https://www.facebook.com/GUCCI/app_320093318106545 -scroll all the way to the bottom for the form.
  16. FREE ASPCA Emergency Pet Rescue Decal:  https://www.aspca.org/form/free-pet-safety-pack
  17. FREE Ovaltine Samples:  https://www.facebook.com/BabyCenter/app_633966086624818
  18. FREE John Freida Samples:  https://johnfrieda.safeprocessing.com/survey.aspx – for those who “strongly agree” and if your 1st choice isn’t available, try another one.
  19. FREE Ice Elements 2 Minute Miracle Serum:  http://the2minmiracle.com/
  20. FREE Roadsides in Bloom 2014 Calendar:  https://apps.dep.wv.gov/reap/CalendarSignUp.cfm
  21. FREE Garnier Triple Nutrition Sample:  http://www.garnierusa.com/_en/_us/fructis_triple_nutrition/
  22. FREE Hangover Salvation Sample:  https://www.facebook.com/hangoversalvation/app_211368905570112
  23. FREE Astroglide Sample:  http://www.smartsource.com/smartsource/operations/samples/Astroglide_Sample_2013.html

…don’t forget to enter my HUGE 30 prize giveaway here: http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/b46a9711/

Happy Friday!

~FreebieMommie 🙂

Seven and Parker 25% off Sale & FREE SHIPPING

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Seven & Parker is having a SALE …and just in time to start stocking up on gifts for the holidays!  Use the Discount Code: TRAVEL25 to receive 25% off orders of $50 or more and ALWAYS enjoy FREE SHIPPING on ALL orders!  This offer is good through Wednesday 11/13 so don’t miss out!

All of Seven and Parker’s polishes are handmade and 5-free, making them a gift you can really feel good about giving!

Check out some of the pretty Seven & Parker Polishes in my review HERE and keep up with the latest news and creations on Facebook and Twitter.

HUGE 1yr Anniversary GIVEAWAY …30 winners!!!

Freebie Mommie 1st Bloggiverssary Giveaway

Contest has ended and Winners have been emailed:

  1. Angela Dudley  – Polish Luv
  2. Alicia Brown – Freebie Mommie Prize #1
  3. Amie Wisz  – Always Blabbing
  4. Lena Payne  – Carpe Noctem
  5. Teresa Koedyker  – Isn’t This Clever
  6. Rebecca Brewer – Northern Star Polish
  7. Amber Benoit  – Polished Expression  #1
  8. Laura Garrett – Polished Expression  #2
  9. Krys Resendez  – Word of Mouth …Lend Me Your Ear
  10. Samantha Leigh  – Sweet Tea Polish
  11. Marla Lang – OMG Wait What Polish is That
  12. Bethy Cobabe – Beauty Bar Baby
  13. Dana Rodriguez  – Smelly Goods & Pretties
  14. Rebecca Hill – Polish Me Silly
  15. Jessie J – Jam with Shea #1
  16. Nancy Green – Jam with Shea #2
  17. Patricia Winegold – Jam with Shea #3
  18. Shandi Lee – Jam with Shea #4
  19. Vera Marks – Jam with Shea #5
  20. Darla White – Jam with Shea #6
  21. Lexie Pascal – Jam with Shea #7
  22. Christine Nelson  – Jam with Shea #8
  23. Julia Dee – LynBDesigns
  24. Celestine Kho – Donna on Palawan
  25. PetiteandSweet Denise –  The Devil Wear Polish
  26. Irene Gomez – Freebie Mommie Prize #2
  27. Megan Fisher  – Ellagee
  28. Ricky Rix – Freebie Mommie Prize #3
  29. Tandi Cortez-Rios  – Designs by Elisa
  30. Heather Willis – Wonder Beauty Products

Freebie Mommie turned 1!  I can’t think of a better way to celebrate then with a HUGE giveaway for my followers and to give credit to my favorite businesses and blogger friends that have helped me get where I am.  This last year has been amazing!  I can’t believe how far Freebie Mommie has come and it’s really all thanks to YOU …my wonderful followers and the companies who provided such great products to review.  What started as a way to share freebies with my sister has grown to 2000+ followers over my blog and social media sites and even some new friends. 🙂  I seriously can’t believe it, thank you all so much!

I’m blown away to have a whopping 30 prizes up for grabs!  I asked some of my blogger friends and companies I have reviewed if they wanted to donate a prize and boy did they deliver!  I am so excited to give YOU the opportunity to try some of the awesome products that I have fallen in love with.  …we even have 5 prizes available for international winners!  Take a look…

0001 Polish Luv

Polish Luv will create your very own Custom Full Sized Polish with you, how fun is that?!

0002 Freebie Mommie Prize

Freebie Mommie has a prize pack for you with Revlon Moon Candy duo polish, Nail Tape, Dotting Tools and Garnier BB Cream (you choose the shade from what I have available, which is almost every shade!)

0003 Always Babbling

Always Blabbing will send you a Zoya Polish and NYC Eyeliner!

0004 Carpe Noctem

Carpe Noctem has large bottles of the beautiful Taupey Tips and GlitterSlayer for you!

0005 Isn't This Clever

Isn’t This Clever has a super cute …and quite clever Queen of Hearts Finders Key Purse for you!  Check out my review here.

0006 Northern Star Polish

Northern Star Polish will send you a Polish Supply Kit for you with everything you need to create your own polish, yay!  Check out my reviews here, here and here …and another is coming soon!

0007  Polished Expression

Polished Expression will give two winners sets of Handmade Nail Polish Wraps.  Check out my review here.

0008 Word of Mouth ...Lend Me Your Ear

Word of Mouth …Lend Me Your Ear has a Mystery Box full of fun freebies for you, don’t worry it will be good, I’m so curious!!!

0009 Sweet Tea Polish

Sweet Tea Polish has a fall mini bottle duo of Antique Lace and Autumn Breeze for you.  Check out my review here.

0010 Shea's Lynnderellas

OMG Wait What Polish is That has two beautiful Lynderella polishes for you, Sapphire Starfire and Beleaf is Magic.

0011 Beauty Bar Baby

Beauty Bar Baby is giving away 3 Mineral Eyeshadows and All Natural Lip Balm.  Check out my review here.

0012 Smelly Goods & Pretties

Smelly Goods and Pretties has an awesome prize package for you with Drunken Punkin Milk & Butter bar, a Punkin Tumble Lip Balm, Nekkid lotion bar, a full size bottle of Quick Dry Top Coat and a full size bottle of Reddy & Willing nail polish!  I can’t wait to finish my review on some of these products, they are seriously amazing!

0013 Polish Me Silly

Polish Me Silly (formerly Lush Lacquer) will let the winner choose a full sized bottle from their new Thermal Line!

0014 Jamberry Wraps

OMG Wait What Polish is That is giving 8 winners, 2 sets of Jamberry Nail Wraps each!  whoohoo!

0015 LynBDesigns

LynBDesigns is giving the winner 2 full sized Polishes of their choice!

0016 Donna on Palawan

Donna on Palawan is giving away a beautiful Pearl Necklace from the Philippines! …love you Mom! 🙂

0017 The Devil Wears Polish

The Devil Wears Polish has such a cute Limited Edition Jack Frost-Bite Polish for you!  Check out my reviews here, here and here.

0018 Northern Star Polish Prize

Northern Star Polish is giving away a full sized bottle of Hey Big Spender and Candy Corn Cuticle Oil!

0019 Ellagee

Ellagee will give a winner a Full Sized Polish and Keychain of their choice!  Check out my review here.

0020 Freebie Mommie Prize

Freebie Mommie has another prize pack for you with Dotting Tools, imPress Nails, Nail Gems, Nail Tape and Garnier BB Cream (you can choose from the shades I have available, which is pretty much every shade!)

0021 Designs By Elisa

Designs by Elisa made a Pair of Earring to Match a set of Jamberry Nail Wraps for you!

0022 Wonder Beauty Products SuperChic Lacquer

Wonder Beauty Products is letting the winner choose a Polish of their Choice from the store!

ENTER HERE

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Giveaway Rules: 
This giveaway will run until Saturday 11/23/13 at 11:59pm and is open to US with 5 international prizes.  If an international winner is chosen, they will receive one of the 5 prizes available internationally.   If you live outside the US, you must find out immigration laws are regarding shipping nail polish.  For example, Italy and UK have very strict laws regarding shipping polish.  Winner must be 18+ or have parent permission.   Winners will be chosen at random from verified entries using Rafflecopter.  Please don’t cheat, all entries will be verified and I will have to disqualify all of your entries to be fair.  This giveaway is hosted by me – Elisa/FreebieMommie and is not affiliated with WordPress, Facebook etc.  All prizes will be shipped from the sponsors or myself.  We will do our best to package and send your prizes safely to you, but sometimes things happen and we can not be responsible for damaged or lost packages once they are out of our hands.  You are absolutely not required to do all the entries, the more you do, the better your chances but we tried to offer all different entries depending on what social media you like to use.  Good luck x30! …and don’t forget to get your daily sharing entries in!

Freebie Friday Flashback …20 freebies available!

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Welcome to all the new followers!  I am so excited to have so many people to share these great finds with!  I’ve been meaning to get back into posting all of the freebies I find on the internet, so how about a Freebie Friday Flashback?  A lot of freebies have limited quantities and go quick, but I’ll try my best to be sure that they are still available when I post them.

Here are twenty free things you can claim RIGHT NOW:

FREE Align Probiotic Sample:  https://align.safeprocessing.com/form.aspx

FREE bareMineral Eyecolor:  https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152035068974074   – they’re giving you a FREE eyecolor just for making an appearance at the bareMinerals boutique holiday pre-party November 7-8. Simply show you liked this post and get a bareMinerals Eyecolor ($14 value) of your choice.-locator

FREE Samples at Walmart – Sheba Cat Food, Tena & more:  http://instoresnow.walmart.com/In-Stores-Now-Free-Samples-and-Savings.aspx

FREE Acts of Care for the Earth Calendar & Conservation Kit:  http://www.earthsbirthdaystore.org/i/273/big-gift-to-the-earth-kit.htm -This offer is for teachers, schools or anyone involved in children’s groups.  Click add to cart and checkout, you will have to put in a credit card, but it will not be charged.

FREE Beneful Healthy Smile for Dogs:  http://www.startsampling.com/sm/heb102926/captureAddresscp.iphtml?item=102927&source=&p=  – this used to say free sample pack, now it says coupon, but I’m not sure if it’s a coupon for free product or just savings.

FREE Lipton K-Cups:  http://www.startsampling.com/sm/lipton_102888/qualifySurvey.iphtml?item=102888&source=sn%2Descalate&key=8bae504460ad97c40ac85c3b212b3b88  -hint: you must drink iced tea and own a machine.

FREE L’Oreal Color Vibrancy Sample:  http://www.startsampling.com/sm/lorealparis102916/quickQuestion.iphtml?item=102916&source=&key=d736eca945465d5b4bcfd480e516e312

FREE Books for World Book Night 2014:  http://www.us.worldbooknight.org/how-do-i-get-involved/   -you have to be chosen to get the books to give away. You must be Aged 16 or over and a resident of the United States; able to pick up 20 copies of your book from your local bookshop or library; and Committed to giving your books away on World Book Night to non or light readers

FREE Gucci Made to Measure Fragrance Sample:  https://www.facebook.com/GUCCI/app_389900094379503  -scroll all the way to the bottom for the form.

FREE Gucci Guilty Sample:  https://www.facebook.com/GUCCI/app_320093318106545 -scroll all the way to the bottom for the form.

FREE Subscription to Maxim:  http://www2.freebizmag.com/10029496/welcome.html?tcode=?fid=107951957169

FREE ASPCA Emergency Pet Rescue Decal:  https://www.aspca.org/form/free-pet-safety-pack

FREE Sheba Cat Food:  http://www.startsampling.com/sm/walmart/captureAddress.iphtml?item=102813&source=&key=9df66a3c576a6b572dbf3a9670f6b723you MUST copy and paste this link, NOT click through

FREE Ovaltine Samples:  https://www.facebook.com/BabyCenter/app_633966086624818

FREE John Freida Samples:  https://johnfrieda.safeprocessing.com/survey.aspx – for those who “strongly agree” and if your 1st choice isn’t available, try another one.

FREE Ice Elements 2 Minute Miracle Serum:  http://the2minmiracle.com/

FREE Roadsides in Bloom 2014 Calendar:  https://apps.dep.wv.gov/reap/CalendarSignUp.cfm

FREE Garnier Triple Nutrition Sample:  http://www.garnierusa.com/_en/_us/fructis_triple_nutrition/

FREE Hangover Salvation Sample:  https://www.facebook.com/hangoversalvation/app_211368905570112

FREE Astroglide Sample:  http://www.smartsource.com/smartsource/operations/samples/Astroglide_Sample_2013.html

…don’t forget to enter my HUGE 30 prize giveaway here: http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/b46a9711/

Happy Friday!

~FreebieMommie 🙂

Northern Star Polish NEW Winter Release and GIVEAWAY

I have a bunch of pretty Northern Star Polish to show you today, some new, some old and even one Winter Polish that was literally release minutes ago!  …don’t forget to scroll to the bottom for a GIVEAWAY!

The Northern Star Winter Collection was released today at noon central and there are 12 beautiful new colors and 2 cuticle oils coming out.  I am really excited to show you Evergreen!  I was sent a prototype so the color has changed just slightly but it is still an absolutely gorgeous dark green holographic polish.  …you all know how much I love holos, I definitely squealed when Kristin slipped this into my order!  In these pictures I am wearing two coats and a topcoat.  The formula and drying time was great, this one is SO perfect for Fall and Winter!

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Bronzite and Tourmaline are from the Autumn Gems CollectionBronzite is a dark brown polish with light gold glitter and translucent white irregular shaped glitter.  In these pictures I am wearing two coats and a top coat, but I might have been able to get away with only one coat!  It is so pretty, I love the combo of brown and gold together.

Bronzite Collage

Tourmaline isn’t listed in the shop right now, but is so pretty!  It is a dark green to teal colored polish that has a speckled look with hints of emerald sparkle in the light.  In these pictures I have on 3 coats with a topcoat.

Tourmaline Collage

Poppy Refreshed, The Lone Gunmetal and Hey, Big Spender have been in her store for a while, but they are so pretty and I wanted to share them with you too.  I’ve been sitting on these pics for awhile because I kept thinking I wanted to re-swatch them now that my nails are longer, but for the sake of moving on I need to stop being such a perfectionist.

Poppy Refreshed has a light coral base with ultra-fine gold and coral flake glitter, pink and coral flower glitters, and gold hexes.  I love the flower glitters so much!  In these pictures I am wearing three coats and a topcoat, but this could be layered over colors to give it a different look.

Poppy Refreshed Collage

The Lone Gunmetal and Hey, Big Spender are part of the Paranormal X Collection inspired by the X-Files.

The Lone Gunmetal is dusty teal color with lots of shimmer – plus blue, aqua holo, and of course gunmetal glitters!  In these pictures I have on 3 coats with a topcoat.

The Lone Gunmetal Collage

Hey, Big Spender is a light smoky gray base with opaline, periwinkle, white, and pastel glitters.   It is inspired by one of the creepiest villains in tv history …the Cigarette Smoking Man who is clouded in mystery and conspiracy theories.   This one can be worn alone in 2-3 coats or layered over a darker color to really make the blue glitters stand out.  In these pics I am wearing 3 coats alone with a top coat on the left and one coat layered over Smuldering on the right.

Hey Big Spender Collage

Northern Star Polish is actually participating in my 1 year anniversary giveaway so you can enter win some of her products too!  Kristin has donated a Polish Making Kit!  (I am so jealous!)  It contains everything you need to make your very own polish!  She also sent me an extra Hey, Big Spender a while back so I am giving that away to one of you as well!

ENTER HERE to WIN!!!

All of Northern Star are Big 4-Free which means they are never made with DBP, Toluene, Formaldehyde or Formaldehyde Resen.  They are also Cruelty-free, Gluten-free, Vegan and hand-crafted in our very own USA.  Kristin personally tests all of her ingredients and puts all products through a holding period before releasing them for sale.  That’s what’s so great about home-made products; you can really know what is going into them!

Show Kristin some love on Facebook and check out all of the  Northern Star Polish Collections in the Etsy Store.

The products in the review are a combo of purchases and blogger samples, all opinions are my own.  Thank you so much for the opportunity Kristin, as always, I can’t wait to see what you create next!

 

HUGE 1yr Anniversary GIVEAWAY …30 winners!!!

Freebie Mommie 1st Bloggiverssary Giveaway

Contest has ended and Winners have been emailed:

  1. Angela Dudley  – Polish Luv
  2. Alicia Brown – Freebie Mommie Prize #1
  3. Amie Wisz  – Always Blabbing
  4. Lena Payne  – Carpe Noctem
  5. Teresa Koedyker  – Isn’t This Clever
  6. Rebecca Brewer – Northern Star Polish
  7. Amber Benoit  – Polished Expression  #1
  8. Laura Garrett – Polished Expression  #2
  9. Krys Resendez  – Word of Mouth …Lend Me Your Ear
  10. Samantha Leigh  – Sweet Tea Polish
  11. Marla Lang – OMG Wait What Polish is That
  12. Bethy Cobabe – Beauty Bar Baby
  13. Dana Rodriguez  – Smelly Goods & Pretties
  14. Rebecca Hill – Polish Me Silly
  15. Jessie J – Jam with Shea #1
  16. Nancy Green – Jam with Shea #2
  17. Patricia Winegold – Jam with Shea #3
  18. Shandi Lee – Jam with Shea #4
  19. Vera Marks – Jam with Shea #5
  20. Darla White – Jam with Shea #6
  21. Lexie Pascal – Jam with Shea #7
  22. Christine Nelson  – Jam with Shea #8
  23. Julia Dee – LynBDesigns
  24. Celestine Kho – Donna on Palawan
  25. PetiteandSweet Denise –  The Devil Wear Polish
  26. Irene Gomez – Freebie Mommie Prize #2
  27. Megan Fisher  – Ellagee
  28. Ricky Rix – Freebie Mommie Prize #3
  29. Tandi Cortez-Rios  – Designs by Elisa
  30. Heather Willis – Wonder Beauty Products

Freebie Mommie turned 1 last week!  I can’t think of a better way to celebrate then with a HUGE giveaway for my followers and to give credit to my favorite businesses and blogger friends that have helped me get where I am.  This last year has been amazing!  I can’t believe how far Freebie Mommie has come and it’s really all thanks to YOU …my wonderful followers and the companies who provided such great products to review.  What started as a way to share freebies with my sister has grown to 2000+ followers over my blog and social media sites and even some new friends. 🙂  I seriously can’t believe it, thank you all so much!

I’m blown away to have a whopping 30 prizes up for grabs!  I asked some of my blogger friends and companies I have reviewed if they wanted to donate a prize and boy did they deliver!  I am so excited to give YOU the opportunity to try some of the awesome products that I have fallen in love with.  …we even have 5 prizes available for international winners!  Take a look…

0001 Polish Luv

Polish Luv will create your very own Custom Full Sized Polish with you, how fun is that?!

0002 Freebie Mommie Prize

Freebie Mommie has a prize pack for you with Revlon Moon Candy duo polish, Nail Tape, Dotting Tools and Garnier BB Cream (you choose the shade from what I have available, which is almost every shade!)

0003 Always Babbling

Always Blabbing will send you a Zoya Polish and NYC Eyeliner!

0004 Carpe Noctem

Carpe Noctem has large bottles of the beautiful Taupey Tips and GlitterSlayer for you!

0005 Isn't This Clever

Isn’t This Clever has a super cute …and quite clever Queen of Hearts Finders Key Purse for you!  Check out my review here.

0006 Northern Star Polish

Northern Star Polish will send you a Polish Supply Kit for you with everything you need to create your own polish, yay!  Check out my reviews here, here and here …and another is coming soon!

0007  Polished Expression

Polished Expression will give two winners sets of Handmade Nail Polish Wraps.  Check out my review here.

0008 Word of Mouth ...Lend Me Your Ear

Word of Mouth …Lend Me Your Ear has a Mystery Box full of fun freebies for you, don’t worry it will be good, I’m so curious!!!

0009 Sweet Tea Polish

Sweet Tea Polish has a fall mini bottle duo of Antique Lace and Autumn Breeze for you.  Check out my review here.

0010 Shea's Lynnderellas

OMG Wait What Polish is That has two beautiful Lynderella polishes for you, Sapphire Starfire and Beleaf is Magic.

0011 Beauty Bar Baby

Beauty Bar Baby is giving away 3 Mineral Eyeshadows and All Natural Lip Balm.  Check out my review here.

0012 Smelly Goods & Pretties

Smelly Goods and Pretties has an awesome prize package for you with Drunken Punkin Milk & Butter bar, a Punkin Tumble Lip Balm, Nekkid lotion bar, a full size bottle of Quick Dry Top Coat and a full size bottle of Reddy & Willing nail polish!  I can’t wait to finish my review on some of these products, they are seriously amazing!

0013 Polish Me Silly

Polish Me Silly (formerly Lush Lacquer) will let the winner choose a full sized bottle from their new Thermal Line!

0014 Jamberry Wraps

OMG Wait What Polish is That is giving 8 winners, 2 sets of Jamberry Nail Wraps each!  whoohoo!

0015 LynBDesigns

LynBDesigns is giving the winner 2 full sized Polishes of their choice!

0016 Donna on Palawan

Donna on Palawan is giving away a beautiful Pearl Necklace from the Philippines! …love you Mom! 🙂

0017 The Devil Wears Polish

The Devil Wears Polish has such a cute Limited Edition Jack Frost-Bite Polish for you!  Check out my reviews here, here and here.

0018 Northern Star Polish Prize

Northern Star Polish is giving away a full sized bottle of Hey Big Spender and Candy Corn Cuticle Oil!

0019 Ellagee

Ellagee will give a winner a Full Sized Polish and Keychain of their choice!  Check out my review here.

0020 Freebie Mommie Prize

Freebie Mommie has another prize pack for you with Dotting Tools, imPress Nails, Nail Gems, Nail Tape and Garnier BB Cream (you can choose from the shades I have available, which is pretty much every shade!)

0021 Designs By Elisa

Designs by Elisa made a Pair of Earring to Match a set of Jamberry Nail Wraps for you!

0022 Wonder Beauty Products SuperChic Lacquer

Wonder Beauty Products is letting the winner choose a Polish of their Choice from the store!

ENTER HERE

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Giveaway Rules: 
This giveaway will run until Saturday 11/23/13 at 11:59pm and is open to US with 5 international prizes.  If an international winner is chosen, they will receive one of the 5 prizes available internationally.   If you live outside the US, you must find out immigration laws are regarding shipping nail polish.  For example, Italy and UK have very strict laws regarding shipping polish.  Winner must be 18+ or have parent permission.   Winners will be chosen at random from verified entries using Rafflecopter.  Please don’t cheat, all entries will be verified and I will have to disqualify all of your entries to be fair.  This giveaway is hosted by me – Elisa/FreebieMommie and is not affiliated with WordPress, Facebook etc.  All prizes will be shipped from the sponsors or myself.  We will do our best to package and send your prizes safely to you, but sometimes things happen and we can not be responsible for damaged or lost packages once they are out of our hands.  You are absolutely not required to do all the entries, the more you do, the better your chances but we tried to offer all different entries depending on what social media you like to use.  Good luck x30! …and don’t forget to get your daily sharing entries in!

The Devil Wears Polish Customs, Holos & Anarchy

If you could have someone create any type of nail polish for you, what would you have them make?  Someone asked me this question a couple months ago and I thought of a few ideas.  Literally the next day The Devil Wears Polish posted a picture of her chocolate holo Nice & Toasty and I was floored!  This was exactly what I was picturing as one of my ideas!

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The Devil Wears Polish – Nice & Toasty

That got me thinking, and I contacted Tami about another idea that I thought she would do best and Indian Summer was born.  This polish is really special and is made in remembrance of Tami’s dad.  I feel very honored to have been able to collaborate with her on this beautiful color.  Check out this collage that she made to announce its arrival …I definitely felt super warm and fuzzy seeing my mention in it. 🙂

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Indian Summer is a copper jelly base containing copper hex, dark copper micro hex, and small gold dots.  It is really sheer so it can be used as a glitter topper to add some festive Fall flavor, or it can be worn on its own in 3 coats or so.  I’m always a little greedy with my color so I used 4 coats in these pictures with a top coat.  I felt like it dried really fast because I was actually packing for a road trip in between coats and every couple minutes I had to change laundry, change diapers, do dishes and I never smeared it at all! (that pretty much never happens, I am always redoing a couple fingers)  I seriously LOVE this color, check it out…

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The Devil Wears Polish – Indian Summer

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The Devil Wears Polish – Indian Summer

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The Devil Wears Polish – Indian Summer (1 coat)

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The Devil Wears Polish – Indian Summer (1 coat over Suck My Peach, Nice & Toasty, Julep Ingrid and Julep Olivia)

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The Devil Wears Polish – Indian Summer (4 coats + a top coat)

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The Devil Wears Polish – Indian Summer

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The Devil Wears Polish – Indian Summer

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The Devil Wears Polish – Indian Summer

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The Devil Wears Polish – Indian Summer

The reason why I knew she would do such a good job with this one?  Her jellies are awesome!  I bought these a while back, check out how pretty How’s Them Berries and Merman Tracks are!  Both of these are 3 coats with a top coat.  Love, love, love the large dot glitters!

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The Devil Wears Polish – Merman Tracks and How’s Them Berries 

But do you know what The Devil Wears Polish does even better?!  HOLOS!  In my mind Tami is the Queen of Holo, maybe it’s because they were some of the first ones I saw, but they are amazing!  I bought a few from her Lustrous Linears 2.0 line and then of course my Nice & Toasty.   She also created another beauty for me called Bourbon Substitute which is a gorgeous amber holo, buuut I haven’t been able to buy that one yet, so it will have to wait.  Take a look at these pics to find out why I am in love with Tami’s holos so much… all of these pictures are 3 coats with a top coat.  2 coats would have been perfectly fine, but remember I am greedy with my color! lol

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The Devil Wears Polish – Nice & Toasty

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The Devil Wears Polish – Suck My Peach

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The Devil Wears Polish – Water Nympho and G-Spot

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The Devil Wears Polish – Water Nympho …the PERFECT rainbow!

The Aspiring Anarchist Collection is also available in the store now and is a cute punk themed collection inspired by by early punk bands.  Tami slipped in an extra mini of I Wanna Be Sedated with one of my orders and was so excited!  This is my favorite one from the collection, and every time I think about it I get the song by the Ramones stuck in my head.  This is a black jelly base with multi-colored neon micro glitters, matte pink and white skulls, and a dash of white micro glitter.  Pink skulls?!  Are you kidding me?  LOVE it!

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All of the nail polish at The Devil Wears polish is hand mixed using a 3-free base that does not contain Toluene, Formaldehyde or Dibutyl Phthalate.

The Devil Wears Polish is involved in a HUGE giveaway from The Polish Diva, so you can enter for a chance to win some of her fun creations here: http://thepolishdiva.blogspot.com/2013/10/huge-new-indie-polish-giveaway.html

…AND she will be sponsoring a prize in my 1 year anniversary giveaway so stay tuned for that!  YAY!

Check out all the pretties at The Devil Wears Polish Store and keep up with all the news and promotions on Facebook.  Tami is always creating new things and I can’t wait to see what’s next!

Love Cooking Company Review

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I have always loved crafty cooking.  I like cooking just about anything, but treats are my “specialty”, so I was super excited to get the opportunity to review some of the innovative baking products from the Love Cooking Company!  Love Cooking Co. products are designed to simplify cooking, baking, and storing items in your kitchen while creating fun new dishes with a quicker and easier process from prep to serve.  They have so many great and useful products, and I chose a couple of the baking pans that I thought I could have a lot of creative fun with.

When you hear Mrs. Fields, what do you think of?  …the best baked treats ever, right?  The Love Cooking Co has partnered with Mrs. Fields to provide high quality and unique bakeware that will inspire bonding moments in the kitchen and delicious desserts.  I chose 2 of the Mrs. Fields baking pans they offer, the Brookie Pan and the Ice Cream Cone Cupcake Pan.

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The Brookie Pan is designed to bake a cookie inside of a brownie for an extra sweet and fun-looking treat.  Each brownie cup has a little pedestal to place a cookie on, then you pour the brownie mix over the cookie to fill the rest of the cup.  Mine didn’t turn out quite as pretty as I wanted because some of the brownie batter got under the cookie.  Next time I will use a thinner brownie mix and smaller cookies so that the mix can cover the back of the cookie.  Of course I was immediately thinking about what else I could possibly stuff a brownie with …maybe Reese’s? or Thin Mints? 🙂  I am also excited to use this pan for strawberry shortcakes!

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The Ice Cream Cone Cupcake Pan is genius!  This is a pan that allows you to bake cupcakes in an ice cream cone!  Yes, it totally works, the cone doesn’t burn or get soggy and the decorating options are endless and SO cute!  I tried to make these last year and every one was lopsided and uneven, but this 9×13 cake pan has a lid with holes in it to hold the cones upright while cooking.  It works perfectly!  I filled the batter up to the first ridge on the ice cream cone and it baked evenly up the top of the cone.

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The decorating options are endless!  I used butter cream icing and a cherry, but you could add sprinkles, use whipped cream or even put a scoop of ice cream on top!  I definitely have plans to use this again, this treat just screams Summer fun to me. 🙂

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Both of these pans are made of Carbon Steel with a non-stick coating which made clean up a breeze!  Even the baked on mess just wiped off without any scrubbing.

Check out all of the innovative and useful products available at Love Cooking Co and keep up with the news and promotions on Facebook and Twitter.

I received these products complimentary from Love Cooking Company for review purposes and all opinions are my own.

Sweet Tea Polish Review

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I have a beautiful set of polishes to show you from Sweet Tea Polish.  I love this name, Sweet Tea Polish colors are inspired by the Sweet South.  Nothing reminds me more of the South than a cold glass of really sweet iced tea.   We had the nicest Southern neighbor growing up that hooked my family onto iced tea and to this day my parents have several jugs in their fridge at all times. 🙂  Anyway, enough about tea, I love these polishes!

Darah hand mixes all of her polishes using carefully selected pigments, micas and glitters.  Sweet Tea Polishes are 3-free, made without Toluene, Formaldehyde and Dibutyl Phthalate.  I was sent a blogger package with 5 polishes to review and a cute little surprise of handmade hair ties!  …I actually used them while doing my nails, it was perfect!  Everything was packaged up so cute, you can really feel the love put into these products.  All of these polishes went on really great with quick drying time.  In all of my pictures I have on 2 coats with a top coat.  I am so excited to add these to my collection, take a look…

Daisy Dukes is a frosty blue with white, blue and silver glitters.  Yes, pretty much exactly the color of those coveted cut-off jean shorts, so cute! 🙂

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Black Eyed Susan is a frosty orange bronze with black and yellow glitters.  I love big circle glitters and the black glitters make it look just like the Black Eyed Susan flowers you see on the side of the road.

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Gramma’s Grape Jelly is a sheer purple with red and purple glitters.  She could not have more perfectly captured the look of fresh homemade grape jelly with the skins in it and everything!

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Kiss My Bass is a sheer teal with holographic blue and green glitters. O…M…G…!!!  This one is insane and is definitely one of my all time favorite colors!  …and not just from this set!  Check out the depth in the glitters and this is only 2 coats!  The base is teal, but it gleams emerald, gold and blue.  Love, love LOVE!

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Shoofly Pie is a shimmery molasses brown with a suede finish.  I love browns and this one is so pretty!  This is my first suede finish and I love the soft shimmer it gives.  This one reminded me of cake or brownie batter …and that’s never a bad thing. 😉

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Check out all of the beautiful polishes at the Sweet Tea Polish Store and keep up with all the updates and promotions on Facebook.

Thank you so much Darah for letting me review your beautiful products!  I can’t wait to see what you create next.Sweet Tea Polish-

 

 

 

Seven and Parker Polish Review

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I can’t even tell you how excited I was to receive this awesome blogger package from Seven and Parker of NINE minis to review!  Six of them are holos which is my new favorite finish!  …but what I love so much about reviewing products is getting to try things I might not have chosen my self …and I totally fell in LOVE with the lighter shades in this set!

Seven and Parker is a great indie polish company that will eventually expand to a full cosmetic line.  All of Seven and Parker’s polishes are 5-free, made without Toluene, DBP, Formaldehyde, Formaldehyde Resin and Camphor!  Whoohoo!  I only have 2 other 5-free brands and am so excited to add another to my collection.   I seriously loved all of these.  The formula on every one was awesome and drying time was great.  I have 3 coats on with a top coat in all of my pictures, although the holos were so smooth, I could have gotten away with 2 coats.  Ok, are you ready for tons of pretty pics?

Blaylock is a deep black with a hint of blue holographic nail polish.  “Elegance meets Class in a way never imagined before.”  This one really changes depending on the light your in from black to blue or even purplish.  So pretty, I don’t have any other colors like this!

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Copper Mines is a Holographic Copper Brown.  “When all else fails and you want that nice shade of vintage elegance.”  My favorite colors are brown and orange, I think I squealed when I saw this one.

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Deryn is a holographic blue with microfine glitter.  “Inspired from a robin’s eggs. This lovely blue is light and airy.”  Such a pretty blue!  Check out the last picture showing how gorgeous just one coat looks.

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Check out how versatile this polish is!  In this next picture I have on one thin coat with three coats on my accent nail.  It is like having 2 colors in one and they are both gorgeous!

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La Vie en Rose is a Rose Holo.  “For those of you that want something more subtle than a Hot Pink, yet closer to actual roses.”   So pretty, the perfect dark pink.

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Sally is a holographic purple that pulls blue and gray.  Named after The Pumpkin King’s Love, this purple is the perfect violet holo with lots of tiny micro specs in it.”  …Which is fun for me because this is my sons favorite Halloween movie and we are actually watching it right now!

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Peek A Boo is a nude holo.  “Simple, Elegant and goes with everything. Need we say more?”  This may have turned out to be my unexpected favorite!

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Carter is a pewter pearl gray.  “A color unlike any other. Get ready for the looks it will bring.”  Such a perfect silver!  I can’t wait to combine this with other colors like gold and red for the holidays.

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Dream A Little is a light shade than when added as a coat to other colors creates incredible effects.  “Dream a Dream and add a little bit of reality for an amazing combination that you will never forget.”  I couldn’t stop thinking bridal when I saw this one.  It is so pretty, a light pearl that gleams gold gold gold!  It can be worn alone, but can also be used as an amazing top coat to add a pearly gold sheen to any color.

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Pizazz is crelly with lot of different sizes, shapes and fun colors of glitter.  “A Party you might say!!! …For those with a dazzling style and vigorous spirit.”  I love crellies and this one is so cute.  It’s like a party popper bursting open or confetti flying everywhere, Weee!

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Aren’t these amazing?  You can snag these for yourself at the Seven and Parker Store and keep up with all of the news and specials on Facebook.  Thank you so much Mitzy for allowing me to test and review these wonderful polishes, I can’t wait to see what you create next!

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Card.com Prepaid Visa Debit Card Review

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Now you can pay with personality using your personalized Card.com Visa Prepaid Debit Card that displays the brands, hobbies and icons you love.  Do you have little or no credit?  Are you tired of dealing with bank fees and regulations?  Or are you just nervous about financial information being stolen while shopping online?  Then the Prepaid Visa Debit Card at Card.com has options for you.

I was sent a Card.com Prepaid Visa Card for review.  This is not a gift card, it is a re-loadable debit card with lots of great features.  Sign up and activation was very simple.  There is no credit check required and I was approved in seconds.  After choosing my card design and filling out a short form, my card was on it’s way.  There are literally 1000’s of different designs available to choose from!  Cartoons, TV shows, famous people, bands, charity causes, you name it, there is definitely something for everyone!

Card.com Prepaid Visa Debit Card Collage 3I picked the Philippines Flag card because I grew up in the Philippines and seeing the flag makes me feel nostalgic warm and fuzzy. 🙂

Once I received my card I was able to easily activate it online.  There are several options available for loading cash onto this card:

  • Load cash at Western Union
  • Buy a Green Dot MoneyPak
  • Transfer funds from your PayPal or Bank Account
  • Direct Deposit

Direct Deposit is the most convenient option and it is FREE!  A direct deposit form is included with your card which can be given to your employer to set this up.  Card.com will even wave the $5.95 monthly maintenance fee when you schedule at least $800 to be direct deposited every month.

Card.com can be used everywhere Visa or MasterCard is accepted and is safer than cash because all loaded funds are 100% FDIC insured.  You can set up a PIN, use ATM’s and shop near home, online and around the world.

Some of the many Member Benefits include:

  • No Credit Check
  • No Sign Up Fee
  • No overdraft, late or penalty fees
  • No minimum balance
  • No check cashing fees
  • Use everywhere Visa or MasterCard is accepted
  • Access to 23,000 ATM’s worldwide
  • Free direct deposit
  • Free card-2-card, PayPal or Bank transfers
  • Load cash at Western Union or with a Green Dot MoneyPak
  • Mobile Check-capture
  • 24/7 support
  • All loaded funds are 100% FDIC insured with fraud protection

Check out all of the great card designs at Card.com and follow along on Facebook and Twitter for updates and promotions.

Thank you to Card.com and Sverve for allowing me to review this product, I was compensated for this review but all opinions are my own.

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Polished Expression Custom Nail Wraps Review

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I have the most BEAUTIFUL nail wraps I have ever seen to share with you today and the best part is they are HANDMADE!

Deb over at Polished Expression Designs makes a variety of custom wooden home and wedding decor using reclaimed wood and materials.  Her products are so cute with a rustic shabby chic style.  She also makes stunning custom nail wraps using real nail polish!  I love the marbling nail art technique but have absolutely no interest in trying to do it myself, so when I saw her nail wraps I was really intrigued!

She makes them with real nail polish and instead of using glue or heat like other wraps, they just adhere to your regular wet base coat.   I bought a set of 12 in the Chocolate Truffle design and Deb threw in a bunch of other fun Fall colors for me to review too, yay!  I’m so glad she did, because I ended up really loving some of the other colors she sent!  I’ll be honest, I was a little nervous about the application, what if I mess it up?  I didn’t want to waste any!  After watching a tutorial that Lacquer is the Best Medicine did, I was super excited  and couldn’t wait for them to arrive.

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They came laid out on wax paper and are really easy to use.  First choose which wrap you want and trim it to a bit larger than your nail.  Then paint your nail with base coat or polish and while the polish is still tacky, peal the wrap off the paper, smooth it onto your nail and press down around the sides with an orange stick to seal the edges.  Once your base coat is dry, then peal off the excess around your nail and clean up the edges.

I actually did pretty good my first time, but you will see that I got better at cleaning the edges as I went.  I tried it first on my natural nails, then on my press-ons, and liked them both.  You can use these as a whole manicure or just on an accent nail which gives you lots of options.   There are quite a few color schemes you can choose from and Deb offers custom designs too, so shoot her a message and see what she can do for you.

OK, are you ready for tons of pics?

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I really loved these!  Check out all of the pretty nail wraps and cute wood decor in the Polished Expression Store and keep with with the news and sales on Facebook and Twitter.

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Beauty Bar Baby Mineral Eyeshadow Review and SALE!

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I have recently been trying to use more natural beauty products, so when my friend told me about Beauty Bar Baby Mineral Makeup I jumped at the chance to buy the discounted blogger package to try them and share them with you.  All of the mineral makeup at Beauty Bar Baby is 100% all natural with NO parabens, sulfates, talc, preservatives, fragrances, dyes, or cheap fillers added.  Everything in the shop is handcrafted in small batches by Nicole.  She literally has 100’s of items and tons of colors in her shop and is constantly adding new things!  Keep reading for a special offer just for us!
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I bought 2 blogger packages with 6 eye shadows each and even trying to pick just 12 colors was hard!  I decided to try both warm and cool shades so I could play around with some fun color combos.  When they arrived I was in awe!  These are definitely the prettiest eye shadows I have every owned, or even seen!  Some of them are so sparkly, I just can’t get over it!  Each eyeshadow was individually sealed in shrink wrapped plastic, so they all arrived safely with no spillage at all.
I was super excited, but honestly I had never used loose powdered eyeshadow before.  First I played around with it using q-tips and then bought a little makeup brush set at CVS.  I swatched each color on my arm, both dry and wet.  It is crazy how different they can look when applied wet!  Several of the ones I bought were eyeshadow/eyeliners and I really loved how they looked as eyeliner!  I was surprised what smooth line you can get using it this way.  Then of course I played around with a few different looks using them.  Are you ready for tons of pics?
Black Widow, Meteor and Stolen  Left to Right is Black Widow, Meteor and Stolen.
Black Widow Liner/Shadow – Black with silver diamond fire sparks through out
Meteor Liner/Shadow – Smokey grey/black matte shade with silver sparkles
Stolen Liner/Shadow – Steel blue grey with purple undertones
Chocolate Sparks, Camp Fire and Sandy Toes  Left to Right is Chocolate Sparks, Campfire and Sandy Toes.
Chocolate Sparks Glimmer Eyeshadow – Chocolate brown with hints of golden sparks
Campfire Eyeshadow – Rich shimmery oranges, golds & browns
Sandy Toes – Neutral soft colors of peaches, pinks & gleaming honey golds
Seductress and Grapeberry  Left to Right is Seductress and Grapeberry.
Seductress Duo Chrome Eyeshadow – Matte Black base color (looks purple in jar) loaded with purple sparkle glitter & purple interference glowing undertones
Grapeberries Glimmer Eyeshadow – Medium purple amethyst with black undertones
Sexy and Lust  Left to Right is Lust and Sexy
Lust Glimmer Eyeshadow – Deep mauve/burgandy tone with brown undertones
Sexy Glimmer Eyeshadow – Plum burgundy with pink rose undertones
Dragons Tail and Barbados  Left to Right is Dragon’s Tail and Barbados.
Dragon’s Tail Liner/Shadow – Deep & dark shades of blues & emerald greens with black undertones, more of a teal shade
Barbados Glimmer Eyeshadow – Shimmery teal blue green shade with silver sparkle undertones
I had a lot of fun playing around with different looks and colors, but found out quickly that I am not a makeup artist …yet, haha. 🙂
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SALE Time!

There is a Fall Sale going on right now for 50% Off All Eyeshadow Colorsand Nicole has actually offered a special discount, just for US!  Use the code 10FREEBIEMOMMIE10 at checkout for an extra 10% off your order!  Yay!  Check out all of the amazing products in the Beauty Bar Baby Store and follow along on Facebook for all the latest sales and giveaways.
Extra bonus fun…
My friend Sarah from Polish Luv turned one of her Beauty Bar Baby Eyeshadows into a nail polish and it was incredible!  Now, I don’t know anything about polish making (and I’ll leave it to the experts) but I couldn’t resist and put a little bit of Campfire into some clear base coat to see what would happen.  I really love this coppery color!
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Then I put a bit of Barbados in an almost empty bottle of Taste the Rainbow from Polish Luv and came up with this awesome color!  Fun! …looks like Nicole should start making polish too! 😉
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The Devil Wears Polish Halloween Boo-tifuls *Limited Edition*

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Yay, I’m so excited to have another set of polish from The Devil Wears Polish to share with you, and this one is just in time for Halloweeeeen!  Tami makes all of her polishes using a 3-free base and personally hand-mixes each bottle with lots of love and badassery and it shows!

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Now, sometimes those super cool larger glitters can be a bit tricky because they are heavier and sink.  No problem, I found that turning the bottle upside down for a bit before polishing helped me be able to grab all the goodies.

This Halloween Boo-tifuls Collection will be available TODAY along with several other gorgeous new releases!  Check out all the pretties at The Devil Wears Polish Store and show Tami some love on Facebook.

Stay tuned for my next review coming SOON where I will share some major holographic eye candy with you…

Architectural Mailboxes Review

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Architectural Mailboxes is founded on the notion that mailboxes are not just products of utility, they also serve as a first impression of your home, and should enhance curb appeal and provide functionality consistent with your lifestyle.  You would think, the crazy mail lover that I am, that I would have an awesome mailbox for the postman to stuff full of all my freebies every day.  Not so much!  I have a rusty little wall mounted mailbox that I think was the original from when my Grandad bought this house in the ’50’s!   So, needless to say, I was super excited to get the opportunity to review a new one from Architectural Mailboxes on my blog.

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Architectural Mailboxes has a mailbox for any home or lifestyle.  They offer post mounted, wall mounted, locking and multi-home mailboxes.  They even have a locking parcel drop mailbox that would be every freebie lover and product reviewers dream!  Check out all of the stylish options at ArchitecturalMailboxes.com and keep up to date with the latest news and promotions on their Facebook and Twitter.

I received this product complimentary from Architectural Mailboxes in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own.

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Build A Sign Business Cards Review

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Build A Sign is a company that makes promotional products for your business, like signs, magnets, bumper stickers, decals and business cards.  All of their products are printed on high quality materials with some of the most advanced printing equipment available.  Their online design tool lets you create your own custom products, even upload your own images.

As my blog grows, networking opportunities have been arising.  There have already been times that I wished I had a card to give to a brand representative or fellow freebie lover, so I was excited to have the opportunity to review these business cards from Build A Sign.  The online designer was really easy to use, and there are lots of different templates to choose from.  Each design is 100% customizable with options to change the fonts, colors, sizes, pictures or positioning.  There is even the ability to upload your own image which gives you limitless options.

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I was really happy with how my cards turned out.  These were made with 12pt card stock on 2″x3.5″ flat matte paper.  They are good quality and have a really nice feel to them.

Check out all of the great promotional products at BuidASign.com and follow along for news and promotions on Facebook and Twitter.  They pride themselves on 100% satisfaction and offer FREE SHIPPING on most products, yay!

I was given this product complimentary from Build A Sign in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own.

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Purex UltraPacks plus Oxi Review and GIVEAWAY

DSCF2744 (2) After falling in love with my Purex Dryer Sheets, I was super excited to get the chance to try Purex laundry detergent next.  I was sent a bag of Purex Ultra Packs plus Oxi to review and 3 coupons for FREE Bags to share with YOU, yay!

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DSCF2844I have always used liquid detergent, so I was curious to try Purex UltraPacks which come in convenient single dose laundry detergent pods. This eliminates those sticky drips that run down your detergent bottles and those times you just pour it everywhere, like me!  They are added directly to your laundry, dissolve quickly and can be used in regular or High Efficiency  laundry machines.  Purex Ultra Packs plus Oxi are super concentrated detergent capsules that use the stain fighting power of Oxi with Zout stain removers to perform real dirt lifting action.  It claims to fight 101 of your tough stains!  Hmm, I wonder what #97 is, and I guess stain #102 is just too tough. 😉  Ok, all jokes aside, does it work? That’s what really matters!

I noticed right away that my laundry was smelling fresher, especially those large loads of damp towels after the toddlers flood the floor during bath time. 🙂  When my husband heard I was testing a stain fighting detergent, he grabbed a shirt he thought he had stained and said he could barely find the spot.  I know this isn’t a very good test because I didn’t get before pictures, or even see the spot, but he was impressed, and that’s rare, lol.

I was super happy with my experience trying the NEW Purex UltraPacks plus Oxi and will definitely consider buying more once I run out.

The Purex Brand provided me with a sample of Purex UltraPacks plus Oxi in exchange for a product review.  However, all the opinions expressed here are my own.

GIVEAWAY Time….

There are actually 2 giveaways going on!

1.) ENTER HERE to win a FREE Bag of Purex UlltraPacks plus Oxi  (Enter HERE without Facebook and a mobile friendly link: http://goo.gl/ygT6xy)

Giveaway is open to 18+ & US only and will run until 10/1/2013 at 11:59pm.  3 winners will be chosen at random from verified entries.  Winners will be notified by email and have 48hrs to respond before another winner is chosen.  Don’t forget you can share daily for extra entries. Good luck!

2.) ENTER the Find the Red Football Jersey and Win Sweepstakes to win $50 from Purex!  HINT: Hover over “Products” then select “Detergent Packs – UltraPacks”  Then click on the Red Jersey to be taken to the entry form.

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Finders Keepers! …WIN a Finders Key Purse!

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I have some really unique and clever products to share with you all today.  Isn’t This Clever is a company that focuses on innovative products which provide solutions to everyday problems.  They have a wide variety of creative helpful products and sent me several to review.  Keep reading to learn all about the Finders Key Purse key chain, FANtastics Pop-Up Fan, Phone Pouch and then Enter to WIN them for yourself!

DSCF1437Ladies, how much time have you spent digging through your purse to find your keys?  I’ll admit this used happen to me a LOT and often led to the entire contents of my purse being dumped on the counter.  When my friend shared a video about the Finders Key Purse key chain I was so intrigued  and this sounded perfect for me!  The Finders Key Purse is basically a key chain that has a decorative hook which attaches to the side of your purse, bag, briefcase or pocket.  This way you can easily find your keys because they will always be hooked to the side of your purse.  The last thing you want to be doing is digging through your purse in the parking lot while holding groceries and carrying a toddler on one hip!

It is actually the ability to hook them to my pocket that I love so much because until now when getting the kids in and out of the car, I would hang my car keys out of my pocket using the car key remote.  Well, as you can imagine, this often led to me setting off my own car alarm.  With the Finders Key Purse, I just hook my key chain to my pocket, even giving me access to the car remote so I can lock and unlock doors with ease when my hands are full.  I seriously love this clever little product and will continue using it!  They come in SO many cute designs too!  I was sent a plain silver one and a cute little red heart.  I kept the silver one, because I actually really love the simpleness of it  and I could get it engraved at some point but there a few other designs that are totally me, (like Sunny Days) and I feel like there is something for everyone …even the dudes!   I have two extra Finder Key Purse key chains so I want to give a couple of you the chance to try these products too!

New PictureThe FANtastics Pop-Up Fan is another great little product to keep you cool on the go.  It is a fold up fan that is so small you can actually hook it to your Finder Keepers key chain.  It easily pops out to a nice sized fan using a technique similar to your car shades.  I can see this being really useful for those moms who spend hours in the sun cheering on their kids at sports games, or really anywhere!  It comes in several cute patterns and I love them all!  I’ll be honest though, I am always cold.  If it drops below 75, I’ll grab a sweater, haha!  So, I want to give this to one of you to enjoy.

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I was also sent the Phone Pouch.  This is a protective neoprene slip cover for your phone that will even accommodate most phone covers.  You can also connect to your Finder Key Purse key chain so you are never digging through your purse to find your phone and missing your calls.  This pouch fits my iPhone perfectly, but I have an added battery case on it, so it’s a little tight and I want to give this cool little product to one of you!

Check out all of the clever products and gift options at http://www.isntthisclever.com, then show them some love on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

I was given these products for review purposes and all opinions are my own.

Yay!  GIVEAWAY TIME!

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I want to share these clever little products with you!  There will be two winners:

  1. Ruby Heart Finders Key Purse and the Phone Pouch
  2. Striped Flip Flops Finder Key Purse and the FANtastics Pop-Up Fan

ENTER HERE

Mobile Friendly Link: http://bit.ly/Zi2paZ

Winner will be chosen at random from verified entries on 9/30/2013.  1st verified winner will get prize #1 and 2nd winner will get #2.  Open to 18+ and US only.  Good luck!

HUGE 18 Prize Giveaway ends TONIGHT!

Emily from Carpe Noctem Cosmetics has reached over 1,200 likes on her facebook page and is celebrating with a HUGE giveaway!   I recently found and fell in love with Carpe Noctem Cosmetics when I won her nail polish naming contest!  I won the beautiful Heart of Gold polish that I had the pleasure of naming and bought Cinnamocha and I just LOVE them!  You have got to check out the amazing products in her store!
She has called Bloggers, Polish Makers and Crafters alike together to sponsor some amazing prizes …including one from me! (#13)  I am so excited to be a part of this giveaway with these other inspiring crafty individuals!   🙂
There are 18 prizes available!  Check out the prize photos and descriptions below, as well as the links back to facebook pages, shops and blogs.  A big thanks to Possibly Polished for putting the official giveaway post together! 🙂

ENTER HERE

Read the rules and good luck! No cheating–We’re all friends here, right?

PRIZE 14 donated by THE LAZY LAQUERISTA IS OPEN INTERNATIONALLY! 🙂
Fine Print:  Must be 18 or older to enter (unless you have parental permission!).
US Only, with the exception of prize 14. 
(Sorry my friends! If you have someone in the US willing to accept your prize and forward on to you, enter away!). Be honest as we will verify entries and disqualify cheaters! This giveaway will be posted on blogs and facebook pages, but is in no way associated/ sponsored with/by Facebook or any blog platforms.
Prize 1
Carpe Noctem Cosmetics
1 Custom Nail Polish and 1 Custom Eyeshadow plus 2 mystery prizes
 Prize 2
Rachels Custom Crochet-
One Custom set of Arm warmers
Prize 3 

Gothic Gala Lacquers-

Any 2 full size bottles from the Holo-Deck Collection

Prize 4
Makeup ASSASSIN and Gem City Tiffany-
Any one full size polish, and One “Comet Vomit” nail polish pendant necklace
Prize 5
Philly Loves Lacquer-
2 pre-releases/ prototypes- Unnamed, but numbered polishes
Prize 6
Mineral Brilliance-
1 full size mineral veil and coral peach shadow, 3 trial foundations and 4 samples of any item in the shop
Prize 7
Lucky 13 Lacquers-
1 bottle of only SIX of Our Most Beloved Star from her Lord of the Rings collection
Prize 8
Chronically Fantabulous –
a  full 16 pc BFTE cosmetics sample set, any of which can be seen here.
Winners choice!
Prize 9
Karmic Faerie-
a 100% Labradorite and wire Tree of Life pendant
Prize 10
Vandies Crafty Tree
A set of jewelry from her shop.
 Winners Choice!
Prize 11
Wingin’ it Lacquer-
3 Full size polishes

Facebook | Shop

Prize 12 

Katatonik Creations –
2 Lavender StarBathbombs, and  a bar of “Breakfast at helens” handcrafted tea and oatmeal soap

Facebook

Prize 13

Designs By Elisa-
2 pairs of Handcrafted earrings
Facebook | Twitter

  Prize 14 – OPEN INTERNATIONALLY

The Lazy Lacquerista –
Mini Pretty & Polished Lollipops and Gumdrops, a Full size Ruby White Tips Kick Ass Top Coat and Two mini polishes from Tara’s Talons
Facebook | BlogLovin’

Prize 15

Lacquer is the Best Medicine
Six (6) NYC Polishes
Facebook | BlogLovin’ | Twitter

Prize 16

The Devil Wears Polish
Full size bottle of an un-named polish from the Halloween Bootifuls Collection
Facebook

Prize 17

Potions in Motion
Three (3) polishes
Facebook | Blog

Prize 18

Possibly Polished
Back to School Prize Pack- Two (2) Ulta Nail Polishes, Neon Crayons, One (1) Sheer Design Eyeshadow, Goody Hairties and a Lipsmacker lipgloss
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Teespring Crowdfunded Custom Apparel Review

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Have you ever been involved in a fundraiser where you wanted everyone to buy a custom t-shirt for the event?  Did this leave you chasing people around to get their right size, asking for money, delivering shirts and then ending up with not enough or a bunch of extras in random sizes?  Teespring is a company that has come up with a creative solution for just this thing!  Teespring allows you to create and sell custom t-shirts with zero upfront costs and zero risk.

Next time you need to design and sell t-shirts for your Heart Walk, Little League, Reunion etc, log on to Teespring and check out its easy-to-use, no risk program to help you out.   What makes this program so special is that you will not have to pay any money up front and no shirts will be printed until you have reached your fundraising goal.  Once your goal is reached, Teespring will be responsible for the billing, printing and shipping of the shirts directly to your supporters and then they will send you a check for the profit!

So how does this work?  Teespring has an online shirt designer with 10,000+ pictures and 50+ fonts to choose from, but you can also upload your own art, which gives you limitless options when designing your unique t-shirts.  They will help you launch your campaign, and set up a campaign page where you can send your supporters to buy their shirts.  This page will outline your fundraising goal, the price of the shirts and ordering process.  Once your campaign has ended and you have met or exceeded your goal, Teespring will handle the rest and get your shirts and fundraising money to you in time for your event.

Sounds great to me!  This would have been great when I worked at the hospital and we were organizing 100’s of nurses to participate in all of those fundraising walks!  Check out the easy-to-use shirt designer on their site and follow along for updates and promotions on Facebook and Twitter.

I played around with their shirt designer for a few minutes and came up with your new favorite hoodie … 😉

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I was compensated for this post, but all opinions are my own.

 

Ellagee Polish and Jewelry Review …and GIVEAWAYS

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Yay!  I have so many fun things from Ellagee Polish to share with you, even a couple “polish firsts” for me!  All Ellagee polishes are hand crafted by Laura in small batches with care and attention to detail. They are made with only high-quality components and are tested for separation, sinking, fading, bleeding, curling, durability and down right awesomeness.  All polishes are cruelty free, vegan and they are 5-free meaning they are free of Toluene, Formaldehyde, Dibutyl Phthalate, Camphor, and Formaldehyde Resin.  I love this!  Most handcrafted nail polishes are at least 3-free which I love, but 5-free makes me extra happy! 🙂

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Today I not only have polish to share with you but Nail Polish Jewelry too!  Have you seen these yet?  Laura can put any of her polishes into rings, pendants or earrings to make beautiful and unique jewelry.  I have seen a few of these around but I love the settings that Ellagee has the best!  What is really fun, is that you can paint your nails to match for a complete set.  I ordered the Ring, Teardrop Earrings and Round Pendant in Beam Me Up over black.  It turned out so gorgeous and is actually the set pictured on her site!

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Ellagee Nail Polish Jewelry – Beam Me Up over black

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Ellagee Nail Polish Jewelry – Beam Me Up over black

Ellagee also makes cute little Nail Polish Key Chains in the polish color of your choice.  It’s funny, I misunderstood and thought the key chain was a mini polish for touch-ups on the go, but Laura had a good point …you wouldn’t what that breaking or opening in your purse! 😛  So she went ahead and sent me a real mini of Beam Me Up so I could paint my nails to match, whoohoo!  How cute are these key chains?  Wouldn’t they be great stocking stuffers for the polish lover in you life?  They have been tested for durability and can totally withstand the normal wear and tear your key chain goes through.

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Ellagee Nail Polish Key Chain – Beam Me Up over black

Beam Me Up is a sheer gold shimmer top coat that looks great over so many colors!  In all these pictures I have on 2 coats of Beam Me Up.  I didn’t need a top coat because it is super smooth and shiny on it’s own.

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2 coats of Beam Me Up

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Beam Me Up over purple, blue, green and red

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Beam Me Up over black

Laura also sent me a blogger sample of La Fée Verte which is a thermal glow-in-the-dark polish with subtle ultrafine holographic shimmer.  This polish is actually two first for me and I was SO excited!  I have never had a thermal or a glow polish, yay!  This polish is silver when it is warm and green-blue when it is cool.  Normally I’m always cold, so it stays a really awesome minty teal color, both colors are so pretty and you can get a beautiful gradient effect when it is used on long nails.  I tried so hard to get the gradient to show on my nails, but it was 93 degrees in my house that day and my tips wouldn’t stay green, haha!

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La Fée Verte – Cool Tip Warm Bottle

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La Fée Verte – Cool

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La Fée Verte – Warm

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La Fée Verte – Warm Bottle, Cool Nails

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La Fée Verte – Cool Bottle, Warm Nails

and La Fée Verte is glow-in-the-dark!  I have never owned a glow polish either, so I thought that was super cool, and just in time for Halloween!

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La Fée Verte – Glow In the Dark!

I originally found Ellagee when I entered and won a giveaway, but my poor little prize polish got set aside while I went on a swatching and reviewing frenzy.  I finally gave It’s a Gas Gas Gas! a chance to shine and boy did she sing!  It’s a Gas Gas Gas! is a medium fuchsia with ultrafine holographic shimmer and teeny gold holo glitter, SO pretty!  In these pictures I have on 2 coats with a top coat, with and without flash.  …time to get jewelry to match! 🙂

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It’s a Gas Gas Gas!

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It’s a Gas Gas Gas!

GIVEAWAY Time…

Ellagee Polish is in a couple of giveaways right now so you can enter to win some of her amazing polishes too!

http://www.lacqueristhebestmedicine.com/2013/08/indie-polish-awareness-mega-giveaway.html

http://colorsutraa.blogspot.com/2013/09/1500-likes-giveaway.html

Check out all the beautiful products in the Ellagee Polish Store and keep up with new releases and sales on Facebook, TwitterInstagram and Pinterest.

The products in this review are a combination of purchases, blogger samples and giveaway prizes, all opinions are my own.

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3 Days Left! HUGE 18 Prize Giveaway

Emily from Carpe Noctem Cosmetics has reached over 1,200 likes on her facebook page and is celebrating with a HUGE giveaway!   I recently found and fell in love with Carpe Noctem Cosmetics when I won her nail polish naming contest!  I won the beautiful Heart of Gold polish that I had the pleasure of naming and bought Cinnamocha and I just LOVE them!  You have got to check out the amazing products in her store!
She has called Bloggers, Polish Makers and Crafters alike together to sponsor some amazing prizes …including one from me! (#13)  I am so excited to be a part of this giveaway with these other inspiring crafty individuals!   🙂
There are 18 prizes available!  Check out the prize photos and descriptions below, as well as the links back to facebook pages, shops and blogs.  A big thanks to Possibly Polished for putting the official giveaway post together! 🙂

ENTER HERE

Read the rules and good luck! No cheating–We’re all friends here, right?

PRIZE 14 donated by THE LAZY LAQUERISTA IS OPEN INTERNATIONALLY! 🙂
Fine Print:  Must be 18 or older to enter (unless you have parental permission!).
US Only, with the exception of prize 14. 
(Sorry my friends! If you have someone in the US willing to accept your prize and forward on to you, enter away!). Be honest as we will verify entries and disqualify cheaters! This giveaway will be posted on blogs and facebook pages, but is in no way associated/ sponsored with/by Facebook or any blog platforms.
Prize 1
Carpe Noctem Cosmetics
1 Custom Nail Polish and 1 Custom Eyeshadow plus 2 mystery prizes
 Prize 2
Rachels Custom Crochet-
One Custom set of Arm warmers
Prize 3 

Gothic Gala Lacquers-

Any 2 full size bottles from the Holo-Deck Collection

Prize 4
Makeup ASSASSIN and Gem City Tiffany-
Any one full size polish, and One “Comet Vomit” nail polish pendant necklace
Prize 5
Philly Loves Lacquer-
2 pre-releases/ prototypes- Unnamed, but numbered polishes
Prize 6
Mineral Brilliance-
1 full size mineral veil and coral peach shadow, 3 trial foundations and 4 samples of any item in the shop
Prize 7
Lucky 13 Lacquers-
1 bottle of only SIX of Our Most Beloved Star from her Lord of the Rings collection
Prize 8
Chronically Fantabulous –
a  full 16 pc BFTE cosmetics sample set, any of which can be seen here.
Winners choice!
Prize 9
Karmic Faerie-
a 100% Labradorite and wire Tree of Life pendant
Prize 10
Vandies Crafty Tree
A set of jewelry from her shop.
 Winners Choice!
Prize 11
Wingin’ it Lacquer-
3 Full size polishes

Facebook | Shop

Prize 12 

Katatonik Creations –
2 Lavender StarBathbombs, and  a bar of “Breakfast at helens” handcrafted tea and oatmeal soap

Facebook

Prize 13

Designs By Elisa-
2 pairs of Handcrafted earrings
Facebook | Twitter

  Prize 14 – OPEN INTERNATIONALLY

The Lazy Lacquerista –
Mini Pretty & Polished Lollipops and Gumdrops, a Full size Ruby White Tips Kick Ass Top Coat and Two mini polishes from Tara’s Talons
Facebook | BlogLovin’

Prize 15

Lacquer is the Best Medicine
Six (6) NYC Polishes
Facebook | BlogLovin’ | Twitter

Prize 16

The Devil Wears Polish
Full size bottle of an un-named polish from the Halloween Bootifuls Collection
Facebook

Prize 17

Potions in Motion
Three (3) polishes
Facebook | Blog

Prize 18

Possibly Polished
Back to School Prize Pack- Two (2) Ulta Nail Polishes, Neon Crayons, One (1) Sheer Design Eyeshadow, Goody Hairties and a Lipsmacker lipgloss
Facebook | BlogLovin’

Use the Rafflecopter below to enter! Good Luck!!

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Sign up is FREE, easy, and takes just a minute. Once you are registered, you will have access to over 5000 online directory listings, and you can start entering as many online contests as you like …I can’t wait to hear if you win!

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Isn’t This Clever Review and GIVEAWAY!

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I have some really unique and clever products to share with you all today.  Isn’t This Clever is a company that focuses on innovative products which provide solutions to everyday problems.  They have a wide variety of creative helpful products and sent me several to review.  Keep reading to learn all about the Finders Key Purse key chain, FANtastics Pop-Up Fan, Phone Pouch and then Enter to WIN them for yourself!

DSCF1437Ladies, how much time have you spent digging through your purse to find your keys?  I’ll admit this used happen to me a LOT and often led to the entire contents of my purse being dumped on the counter.  When my friend shared a video about the Finders Key Purse key chain I was so intrigued  and this sounded perfect for me!  The Finders Key Purse is basically a key chain that has a decorative hook which attaches to the side of your purse, bag, briefcase or pocket.  This way you can easily find your keys because they will always be hooked to the side of your purse.  The last thing you want to be doing is digging through your purse in the parking lot while holding groceries and carrying a toddler on one hip!

It is actually the ability to hook them to my pocket that I love so much because until now when getting the kids in and out of the car, I would hang my car keys out of my pocket using the car key remote.  Well, as you can imagine, this often led to me setting off my own car alarm.  With the Finders Key Purse, I just hook my key chain to my pocket, even giving me access to the car remote so I can lock and unlock doors with ease when my hands are full.  I seriously love this clever little product and will continue using it!  They come in SO many cute designs too!  I was sent a plain silver one and a cute little red heart.  I kept the silver one, because I actually really love the simpleness of it  and I could get it engraved at some point but there a few other designs that are totally me, (like Sunny Days) and I feel like there is something for everyone …even the dudes!   I have two extra Finder Key Purse key chains so I want to give a couple of you the chance to try these products too!

New PictureThe FANtastics Pop-Up Fan is another great little product to keep you cool on the go.  It is a fold up fan that is so small you can actually hook it to your Finder Keepers key chain.  It easily pops out to a nice sized fan using a technique similar to your car shades.  I can see this being really useful for those moms who spend hours in the sun cheering on their kids at sports games, or really anywhere!  It comes in several cute patterns and I love them all!  I’ll be honest though, I am always cold.  If it drops below 75, I’ll grab a sweater, haha!  So, I want to give this to one of you to enjoy.

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I was also sent the Phone Pouch.  This is a protective neoprene slip cover for your phone that will even accommodate most phone covers.  You can also connect to your Finder Key Purse key chain so you are never digging through your purse to find your phone and missing your calls.  This pouch fits my iPhone perfectly, but I have an added battery case on it, so it’s a little tight and I want to give this cool little product to one of you!

Check out all of the clever products and gift options at http://www.isntthisclever.com, then show them some love on Facebook, Twitter and Google+.

I was given these products for review purposes and all opinions are my own.

Yay!  GIVEAWAY TIME!

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I want to share these clever little products with you!  There will be two winners:

  1. Ruby Heart Finders Key Purse and the Phone Pouch
  2. Striped Flip Flops Finder Key Purse and the FANtastics Pop-Up Fan

ENTER HERE

Mobile Friendly Link: http://bit.ly/Zi2paZ

Winner will be chosen at random from verified entries on 9/30/2013.  1st verified winner will get prize #1 and 2nd winner will get #2.  Open to 18+ and US only.  Good luck!

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Carpe Noctem Celebratory 18 Prize Giveaway

Emily from Carpe Noctem Cosmetics has reached over 1,200 likes on her facebook page and is celebrating with a HUGE giveaway!   I recently found and fell in love with Carpe Noctem Cosmetics when I won her nail polish naming contest!  I won the beautiful Heart of Gold polish that I had the pleasure of naming and bought Cinnamocha and I just LOVE them!  You have got to check out the amazing products in her store!
She has called Bloggers, Polish Makers and Crafters alike together to sponsor some amazing prizes …including one from me! (#13)  I am so excited to be a part of this giveaway with these other inspiring crafty individuals!   🙂
There are 18 prizes available!  Check out the prize photos and descriptions below, as well as the links back to facebook pages, shops and blogs.  A big thanks to Possibly Polished for putting the official giveaway post together! 🙂

ENTER HERE

Read the rules and good luck! No cheating–We’re all friends here, right?

PRIZE 14 donated by THE LAZY LAQUERISTA IS OPEN INTERNATIONALLY! 🙂
Fine Print:  Must be 18 or older to enter (unless you have parental permission!).
US Only, with the exception of prize 14. 
(Sorry my friends! If you have someone in the US willing to accept your prize and forward on to you, enter away!). Be honest as we will verify entries and disqualify cheaters! This giveaway will be posted on blogs and facebook pages, but is in no way associated/ sponsored with/by Facebook or any blog platforms.
Prize 1
Carpe Noctem Cosmetics
1 Custom Nail Polish and 1 Custom Eyeshadow plus 2 mystery prizes
 Prize 2
Rachels Custom Crochet-
One Custom set of Arm warmers
Prize 3 

Gothic Gala Lacquers-

Any 2 full size bottles from the Holo-Deck Collection

Prize 4
Makeup ASSASSIN and Gem City Tiffany-
Any one full size polish, and One “Comet Vomit” nail polish pendant necklace
Prize 5
Philly Loves Lacquer-
2 pre-releases/ prototypes- Unnamed, but numbered polishes
Prize 6
Mineral Brilliance-
1 full size mineral veil and coral peach shadow, 3 trial foundations and 4 samples of any item in the shop
Prize 7
Lucky 13 Lacquers-
1 bottle of only SIX of Our Most Beloved Star from her Lord of the Rings collection
Prize 8
Chronically Fantabulous –
a  full 16 pc BFTE cosmetics sample set, any of which can be seen here.
Winners choice!
Prize 9
Karmic Faerie-
a 100% Labradorite and wire Tree of Life pendant
Prize 10
Vandies Crafty Tree
A set of jewelry from her shop.
 Winners Choice!
Prize 11
Wingin’ it Lacquer-
3 Full size polishes

Facebook | Shop

Prize 12 

Katatonik Creations –
2 Lavender StarBathbombs, and  a bar of “Breakfast at helens” handcrafted tea and oatmeal soap

Facebook

Prize 13

Designs By Elisa-
2 pairs of Handcrafted earrings
Facebook | Twitter

  Prize 14 – OPEN INTERNATIONALLY

The Lazy Lacquerista –
Mini Pretty & Polished Lollipops and Gumdrops, a Full size Ruby White Tips Kick Ass Top Coat and Two mini polishes from Tara’s Talons
Facebook | BlogLovin’

Prize 15

Lacquer is the Best Medicine
Six (6) NYC Polishes
Facebook | BlogLovin’ | Twitter

Prize 16

The Devil Wears Polish
Full size bottle of an un-named polish from the Halloween Bootifuls Collection
Facebook

Prize 17

Potions in Motion
Three (3) polishes
Facebook | Blog

Prize 18

Possibly Polished
Back to School Prize Pack- Two (2) Ulta Nail Polishes, Neon Crayons, One (1) Sheer Design Eyeshadow, Goody Hairties and a Lipsmacker lipgloss
Facebook | BlogLovin’

Use the Rafflecopter below to enter! Good Luck!!

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Carpe Noctem Celebratory Multi-Blogger Giveaway

Before I had kids and a blog, I had cats and made jewelry.  …well I still do those things and I decided it is time to share them with you!  …my jewelry, not my cats 😉
Emily from Carpe Noctem Cosmetics has reached over 1,200 likes on her facebook page and is celebrating with a HUGE giveaway!  Bloggers, Polish Makers and Crafters alike have come together to sponsor some amazing prizes …including one from me! (#13)  I am so excited to be a part of this giveaway with these other amazing crafty individuals!   🙂
There are 17 prizes available!  Check out the prize photos and descriptions below, as well as links back to facebook pages, shops and blogs.

ENTER HERE

Read the rules and good luck! No cheating–We’re all friends here, right?

PRIZE 14 donated by THE LAZY LAQUERISTA IS OPEN INTERNATIONALLY! 🙂
Fine Print:  Must be 18 or older to enter (unless you have parental permission!).
US Only, with the exception of prize 14. 
(Sorry my friends! If you have someone in the US willing to accept your prize and forward on to you, enter away!). Be honest as we will verify entries and disqualify cheaters! This giveaway will be posted on blogs and facebook pages, but is in no way associated/ sponsored with/by Facebook or any blog platforms.
Prize 1
Carpe Noctem Cosmetics
1 Custom Nail Polish and 1 Custom Eyeshadow plus 2 mystery prizes
 Prize 2
Rachels Custom Crochet-
One Custom set of Arm warmers
Prize 3 

Gothic Gala Lacquers-

Any 2 full size bottles from the Holo-Deck Collection

Prize 4
Makeup ASSASSIN and Gem City Tiffany-
Any one full size polish, and One “Comet Vomit” nail polish pendant necklace
Prize 5
Philly Loves Lacquer-
2 pre-releases/ prototypes- Unnamed, but numbered polishes
Prize 6
Mineral Brilliance-
1 full size mineral veil and coral peach shadow, 3 trial foundations and 4 samples of any item in the shop
Prize 7
Lucky 13 Lacquers-
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Chronically Fantabulous –
a  full 16 pc BFTE cosmetics sample set, any of which can be seen here.
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Karmic Faerie-
a 100% Labradorite and wire Tree of Life pendant
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Vandies Crafty Tree
A set of jewelry from her shop.
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Wingin’ it Lacquer-
3 Full size polishes

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Katatonik Creations –
2 Lavender StarBathbombs, and  a bar of “Breakfast at helens” handcrafted tea and oatmeal soap

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Designs By Elisa-
2 pairs of Handcrafted earrings
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Mini Pretty & Polished Lollipops and Gumdrops, a Full size Ruby White Tips Kick Ass Top Coat and Two mini polishes from Tara’s Talons
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Lacquer is the Best Medicine
Six (6) NYC Polishes
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The Devil Wears Polish
Full size bottle of an un-named polish from the Halloween Bootifuls Collection
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Potions in Motion
Three (3) polishes
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Back to School Prize Pack- Two (2) Ulta Nail Polishes, Neon Crayons, One (1) Sheer Design Eyeshadow, Goody Hairties and a Lipsmacker lipgloss
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Mod Lacquer LLC Review …Sale and Giveaway!

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I have another awesome indie nail polish company to share with you today.  Jennifer from Mod Lacquer LLC sent me a blogger mini set to review and I was so excited because I have totally fallen in love with handcrafted nail polish and had been eying her beautiful lacquer for awhile now.

Mod Lacquer LLC is modern nail lacquer that is hand crafted in small batches using the newest ingredients and materials to produce the highest quality possible while maintaining the uniqueness of a hand made product.  Jennifer has a passion for nail polish so she personally designs, hand blends and tests each color.   She uses a variety of micas, pigments, glitter and a 3-free suspension base (no dibutyl phthalate, toluene, and formaldehyde) which has been tested to keep glitter in suspension with little to no settling.

I love the description of how the company name came about.  By combining two meanings for the word “mod” she had come up with a name that not only embraces being modern and fashionable, but also the modification process of creating unique and beautiful hand crafted lacquer.  When I explained this to my husband, he says, “So, “mod”, like I mod my xboxes?”  …Yes, dude, she mods polish like you mod your xboxes.  Haha, gotta love dudes!  (…not that anyone I know mods xboxes!  ehem) 😉

So, let’s see what she sent me, shall we?  First I want to show you Waxing Whimsical which is a sheer mint green jelly base with a mix of different sizes and shapes of neon pink glitter.  When I looked at the bottle I thought it looked greyish, but it is such a pretty mint green on your nails!  I didn’t see it from the outside of the bottle, so when I painted my nails and butterfly shapes came out, I think I squealed in excitement!  I don’t know why, but I really love shaped glitter, especially butterflies!!!  This had perfect coverage in 2 coats, I loved the color combo and a nice mint green was on my wish list, so this was perfect.  In these pictures I have on 2 coats and a top coat.  Can you see those little butterflies?  They are pretty subtle, but super cute!

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Next I have Radical which is a bright sheer blue jelly base with bright pink glitter from the Pop Art Collection.  Cute, cute!  I love blue and pink together and this went on so great.  The pink hex glitters are actually bright neon pink, not so coral like the pictures seem.  Radical! …just like my pink and blue layered socks in ’92. 😉   This also had great coverage in 2 coats with a top coat in these pictures.

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Puesta Del Sol is a pale sheer pink jelly base with a variety of different colors and sizes of glitter from Southwest Spring Collection.  Puesta Del Sol actually means “sunset” and when I saw the name and the color I was immediately taken back to a little Mexican Plaza sipping margaritas and buying pottery souvenirs.   Doesn’t it remind you of the colorful tile in those plazas?   Another great 2 coater with a top coat in these pictures.

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Retro Disco turned out to be my favorite!  It is a multi-color holographic glitter polish in a clear base.  I have been wanting something just like this to try doing those fun glitter tip gradients that I have seen and this was perfect for that!  You can get total coverage in 3 coats, but just one coat is an awesome topper over any color!  On my thumb, I have 3 coats and a top coat to get the smooth glossy finish.  In the other pictures I just did a light coat on my tips and accent nail over Julep Sylvia.  OMG …every once in awhile a certain polish will put a hold on the whole swatching process and this was one of them!  I had to stop and wear this for a few days to soak in the awesomeness. LOVE it! …how ’bout you?

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GIVEAWAY TIME!

Do you love these?  Well, guess what?!  Jen is sponsoring a prize in a giveaway and you can enter to WIN 3 Mod Lacquer LLC minis …of your choice!  (along with a ton of other prizes from polish makers you have to check out!)

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Mod Lacquer also has several great sales going on.  Both the Daydream and Southwest Spring Collection Sets are on sale and you can score a set of 4 for the price of 3!  The Pop Art Collection is also on sale and you can get a set of 5 for the price of 4!  Check out these collections and the rest of the awesome pretties in her Etsy Store.

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I received this blogger package complimentary for review purposes and all opinions are my own.

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