toss designs rolling monaco bag giveaway

toss designs rolling bag giveaway

Way back when, I won an awesome contest for women entrepreneurs hosted by Spark and Hustle and Lifetime Moms. It was such an honor and I’ve thoroughly enjoyed the prizes that have made my life as a working mom a little bit easier and more enjoyable. One of the prizes I have yet to break out of its packaging is this beautiful rolling Monaco bag from Toss Designs… but I luuuuv my matching handbag and use it regularly. You may have seen Toss Designs featured a few years back on Oprah’s Top Picks for Summer show. Toss’s Rolling Bags retail for $176.00….

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local love: rattlesnake espresso…coffee with a bite {a giveaway!}

Recently, I found a new office-away-from-office. Rattlesnake Espresso is located on the east side of Tucson, a mere 20 minutes from my home. They are located at 8407 E Broadway Blvd and open Monday-Friday 6am-7pm, Saturday 7am – 8pm, and Sunday 9am-5pm. They have a drive-thru when you’re in a morning rush and free wi-fi if you come and hang out for a bit (like me). The ambience is fun, casual and inviting. The baristas are friendly and true artisans. There’s even a nook that’s especially close to my heart…the handmade area, where you can find some unique goods and gifts (including a…

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make your online life stylish with monthly digitals {a giveaway}

Have you been over to my new digital shop? Its the culmination of things I was doing for myself and a love for being surrounded with ‘pretty’. I’m still fiddling and accessorizing, but come on over. And it’s not too late to get the February design pack. I’ve added a new category JUST for desktop wallpapers because they’ve been such a hit. So take a peek…they’re new each month. AAAAND, today I’m giving away two 12-month subscriptions for my monthly design packs! That’s right. Enter below for a chance to win a 12-month subscription (through February 2015) of my monthly digitals. You’ll…

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our summer in pictures (plus a big surf waterpark giveaway)

This summer I took a bit of a bloggy hiatus. If you’re a blogger too you know how time consuming blogging can be.  Between my 3 out-of-school teenagers and my paying gigs, other things needed to be cut. There are only so many hours in the day, no? Our school district is on a year-round schedule and my kids are already back to school, while much of the country is still in the middle of their summer break. Our summer break is only 7 weeks long and I know if I think it’s short, my kids definitely do. Nonetheless, back…

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7 free iphone wallpapers: summer palette {giveaway!}

Summertime brings with it lazy sunsoaked days, balmy evenings, running barefoot in the grass. Splashing swimming pools, backyard bar bbqs, and sparkly sparklers. The senses are indulged in a whole different way during this time of year. The muted and laid back color palette of summer inspired me to create 7 iPhone wallpapers this week. I had so much fun creating them that I wanted to share them with you. If you have an iPhone 5 (or 4, or another smart phone even*) take a peek and see if one tickles your fancy. You can enter below for a chance…

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get your bliss on: blissdom 2013 registration giveaway

Last year I attended BlissDom ’12. If you dont know what BlissDom is all about, read about it here. Shortly after, I dutifully filled out my post-conference survey and turned it in. Lo and behold two months later I get an email from Barbara Jones telling me I was one of the 10 survey winners to receive a free registration to BlissDom ’13. Yippee! (Takeaway here? Fill out surveys…you just never know.) But as it turns out, I’m not going to be able to attend this year after all. Life has other plans and a couple of things have creeped up…

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national girl scout cookie day {a giveaway!}

Today’s a special day. Know why? Yep, its National Girl Scout Cookie Day! Every year, millions of Americans support the nation’s largest girl-led business with a box (or 2, or 20…) of their favorite Girl Scout Cookies. Not only does this support local camps and troop outings, it contributes to the $790-million cookie program that teaches girls goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills, and business ethics—skills essential to leadership, to success, and to life. Today commemorates girl leadership of one of the nation’s most prized youth-based programs that has provided these leadership skills to more than 59 million women…

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The Color Run Discount Code 5k

the fun of the color run {a giveaway!}

I’m ready to do another 5k. But this one is special and there’s something in it for you, too. The Color Run Arizona will be held in Tempe on Saturday, January 26. A group of us Arizona bloggers have formed a team for this fun, colorful event. The #AZColorBloggers team will be running, walking, yay, even crawling in the 8:45 wave. And you’re invited! Below is a giveaway for 2 free registrations/bibs to The Color Run Arizona…valued at $50 each. Not only that, I’m offering a discount code for $5 off your registration. So if you enter and don’t win, come back and…

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the skinny on ipad keyboard cases {a hatch & co. giveaway}

You may remember last Monday that I alluded to having two giveaways for the week. Yeah, well that was before I fell victim to a stomach “incident”. I’ll spare you the details. You’re welcome. Anyhoo, I’m feeling better and have a great product to share with you today! If you’re an iPad owner (or know someone who is) you’ll want to take a gander. I’ve had my iPad 2 for a little over a year now. And though I love it, I rarely get time on it. Its mostly used by the other four (all-male) members of the family. Its mainly used…

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