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Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Helen Ficalora

February, is considered the love month by many but I’ve decided it to rename it — treat yo’self month. Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day with your significant other or you celebrate Galentine’s Day with your girlfriends, there’s no excuse to treat yourself to something special.

Helen Ficalora, the pioneer of the alphabet-charm craze has been bringing her devoted fans (including many celebrities) quality designs for over a decade. Characterized by delicate, simple yet unique jewelry designs and styles HF, offers a variety of charms, earrings, necklaces and rings that are perfect for every special occasion.

Each piece arrives expertly packaged in a perfect box that is ready to be open. Presented in their signature pink box, Helen Ficalora takes care of all the details so all you have to do is  enjoy your new jewelry piece.

ABOUT HELEN FICALORA
Helen Ficalora’s signature designs inspire beauty, love and peace. Timeless pieces crafted from beautiful sterling silver, yellow, pink and white gold with diamond accents reflect an appreciation for nature and organic form. The collection resonates with women seeking unique and customizable jewelry that expresses their personal stories.

With 3 kids, my day to day jewelry is very minimal but I always like to wear something special, and this Valentine’s Day, Helen Ficalora’s xox necklace is the perfect piece to celebrate love and friendship.

GIVEAWAY I pick you as my valentine this year so how about a giveaway?! Helen Ficalora is giving one reader the chance to win this exact xox necklace. xox disk charm on a sterling silver 18″ fine chain (a S120 value).

HOW TO ENTER Simply follow the instructions below to enter this giveaway using Rafflecopter – it’s easy! You can enter daily by tweeting about the giveaway. Giveaway ends on Tuesday, February 14th at 11:59pm EST. Open to US residents only, 18+. One (1) lucky winner will be randomly chosen and announced on February 15, 2017.

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oNecklace Personalized Jewelry + a Giveaway

We are kicking off this holiday season with an awesome giveaway by oNecklace. oNecklace offers a variety of monogramed and engraved items including necklaces, rings, bracelets and earrings, all crafted by skill technicians using only the best materials around.. Available in a variety of styles and metals, their personalized pieces have become some of my treasured ones.

The lovely team over at oNecklace is giving you the chance to win a $40 gift card to their site to customize your own piece of jewelry.

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Gold Plated Mother’s Necklace  – Featuring my children’s initials – J, D & L. Also available in sterling silver.

I had to post this image as it captures Dylan’s personality – in the middle – my wild child!

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GIVEAWAY Enter for a chance to win a $40 gift card to oNecklace!

HOW TO ENTER Simply follow the instructions below to enter this giveaway using Rafflecopter – it’s easy! You can enter daily by tweeting about the giveaway plus the more steps you complete, the more chances you have to win! Good luck! Giveaway ends on Sunday, November 15th at 11:59pm. Open worldwide.

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UncommonGoods Giveaway + Date Night at Home

As you can imagine life with an almost 4 year old and a 5 month old is pretty hectic. It’s hard to make time for ourselves and enjoy time together as a couple. Date nights are difficult to arrange but even if we can’t go out, Brad and I try to have a couple of date night’s at home each month. Last Saturday with the help of Uncommon Goods, we enjoy a quiet night at home with a few drinks and apps.

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VinoTini Flip Glass available here

UncommonGoods is a one stop shop for the best gifts around, they offer a wide range of unique – many handmade – items for everyone in your life.  If you are shopping for the perfect Christmas gifts click here for some great options. If you sticking to a budget this holiday season, UncommonGoods offers a great variety of one of a kind gifts under $50.

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ABOUT UNCOMMONGOODS  – Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, UncommonGoods is an privately owned retailer that endeavors to feature unique designs and handcrafted gifts created in harmony with the environment and without harm to animals or people. Uncommon Goods makes it their mission to support and provide a platform for artists and designers. Most of the products they carry are created in the USA, and about one-third of their entire collection incorporates recycled and/or upcycled materials. At the core of their company is a great respect for the integrity of the creative individual and the belief that it is their responsibility to use their business to impact the world in a positive way.

 photo 27ae816f-bcf8-4381-ba59-d7c710b960b6.jpgGIVEAWAY Enter for a chance to win a $50 gift card to UncommonGoods!

HOW TO ENTER Simply follow the instructions below to enter this giveaway using Rafflecopter – it’s easy! You can enter daily by tweeting about the giveaway plus the more steps you complete, the more chances you have to win! Good luck! Giveaway ends on Sunday, December 14th at midnight. Open to US residents only.

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Uncommon Goods Giveaway + A Christmas Sangria

With the holidays in full swing, it’s always important to sit back, relax and take everything in.  Whether it’s with a hot cup of cocoa or a tasty cocktail, taking the time to enjoy the season makes all the craziness worth while. Today I’m sharing one of my favorite holiday recipes, it’s super easy to make and very yummy. Making this festive holiday drink over the weekend was the perfect excuse to break out my new Optimist/Pessimist glasses from Uncommon Goods.

Uncommon Goods is a one stop shop for the best gifts around, they offer a wide range of unique – many handmade – items for everyone in your life.  If you are shopping for the perfect Christmas gifts click here for some great options. If you are looking to make a gift extra special this season, Uncommon Goods has a variety of personalized items available including jewelry, prints and bar ware. For those hard to shop for women in your life, Uncommon Goods  has one of a kind gifts you won’t find anywhere else!

Cranberry & Rosemary White Christmas Sangria

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Ingredients
1 Granny Smith Apple
2 Small Braeburn Apples
1 heaping Cup Fresh Cranberries
2 Medium Rosemary Sprigs
1 Bottle Pinot Grigio
½ Cup White Grape Juice
¼ Cup Sugar (more, for garnish)
1 Can Club Soda

Directions
1. Chop up the apples in small cubes
2. In a large pitcher, combine all of the ingredients and mix well until sugar fully dissolves
3. Place the pitcher in the refrigerator to chill for about an hour
4. Add a fun “snow covered” garnish to your drink. Place about 1/2 cup of granulated sugar in a shallow bowl. Lightly wet the rosemary and then roll the sprigs in the sugar until they are coated as you please.

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 CHEERS! HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Uncommon Goods Giveaway + Christmas Sangria | Layers of Meaning Blog

ABOUT UNCOMMON GOODS 
Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, UncommonGoods is an privately owned retailer that endeavors to feature unique designs and handcrafted gifts created in harmony with the environment and without harm to animals or people. Uncommon Goods makes it their mission to support and provide a platform for artists and designers. Most of the products they carry are created in the USA, and about one-third of their entire collection incorporates recycled and/or upcycled materials. At the core of their company is a great respect for the integrity of the creative individual and the belief that it is their responsibility to use their business to impact the world in a positive way.

GIVEAWAY Enter for a chance to win a $50 gift card to Uncommon Goods!

HOW TO ENTER Simply follow the instructions below to enter this giveaway using Rafflecopter – it’s easy! You can enter daily by tweeting about the giveaway plus the more steps you complete, the more chances you have to win! Good luck! Giveaway ends on Friday, December 14th at midnight. Open to US residents only.

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