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Sweet iPad Air Two Giveaway For You

A giveaway! Friends, you are going to love me today.  I have an immensely rad giveaway for you today! I have partnered up with the lovely Christine Koh (Boston Mamas), Audrey McClelland (Mom Generations), Heather Flett (Rookie Moms), Jane Maynard (This Week For Dinner), Morgan Shanahan (The 818), Rachael Herrscher (Today’s Mama), and Sarah James (Whoorl) to offer one lucky follower a 128GB wi-fi iPad Air 2 ($699 value)!

ipad air giveawayEnter to win between November 10-21 via the Rafflecopter widget below; you have 8 entry options and of course we encourage you to enter all 8 ways to maximize your chance to win! Once the giveaway ends, the winner will be chosen randomly and contacted by email, with 48 hours to respond. Good luck!

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Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

Get Away Now With Southwest Airline Tickets

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Today’s giveaway: Southwest Airlines is giving away the chance to win 4 round trip airline tickets anywhere Southwest Airlines flies!

WHUT. 

Get in on this business.  If I could get away right now, I’d hop on the first plane out of here headed to parts south + beachy.  Have you been waiting to go visit your aunt Edna?  Now’s the time!  What about a trip to the Caribbean (I’ve never been) or Mexico (I haven’t been since high school but I’m dying to go back)?  Do it!  Check out entry details below and get away now.  Do it for me.

P.S. Best thing since sliced bread?  The ability to check 2 bags FREE with SouthwestFreezies, guys.

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Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

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Work-Out Wear Gift Card Give Away for You!

yoga fitness wear

All work-out wear images via Albion Fit

*** WINNER: #30, SARA. Congratulations, Sara! Contact us ASAP so you can get started on your workout in style! ***

You like wearing cute work-out clothes to the gym, yes?  Me too.  In fact, I feel about 87.5432% more confident working out if I’m wearing something cute, especially when said cute is holding all my bits and pieces in place.  Let’s hear it for my big busted girls!

ANYWAY.

work out wear give away

Today I’m hosting a giveaway for you, and you, and YOU (but really, only one of you) to win $100 spending money to Albion Fit, a local Utah company that makes gorgeous work-out gear and swimsuits for the ladies.  I love my own Albion Fit swimsuit so much I’m pretty sure I’ll cry when it finally gives out.  In fact, every time I wear it someone asks me where they can get their very own one shouldered emerald one piece swimsuit.  And I’m always happy to say: ALBION FIT, that’s where.

Work Out Wear Gift Card Give Away

This is the one-shoulder swimsuit I love so much.

 

This is me wearing my favorite aforementioned one-shoulder swimsuit from Albion Fit on the French Riviera when I died >> find out more...

Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

New Lineup of Contributors: Andrea

Hi, Friends. I’m very happy to introduce Andrea Howe as the latest lovely contributor at Petit Elefant. Andrea will be sharing her awesomeness and expertise as a contributor in all things crafty and we are very excited about it. Please join me in welcoming Andrea to Petit Elefant.

andrea howe

Andrea is a wife and mother of 3 who spent 11+ years carving out a successful career in the fashion industry. After years of traveling and long hours, she decided to leave that world behind to focus on her family and pursue other passions. She now writes about life made more approachable at her blog For The Love Of, and covers topics as diverse as personal style and food and wellness, with some creative DIY’s thrown in for good measure. Andrea also recently committed to living a more healthy lifestyle, and writes about her misadventures doing so, at her Babble column and her Instagram account, named Gwyneth Made Me Do It.

 

 

 

 

 

Kimberly

...by day, making a home where the buffalo roam. By night, pretty much the same thing, punctuated by the occasional fantasies of sunny beaches, italian movies and sparkling lemonade.

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New Lineup of Contributors: Robyn

fashion editorYou’ve actually met Robyn before, here, but we’d like to make it nice and official. Welcome, Robyn!

Hello, lovely readers! I am Robyn from Cleverly, Yours, where I blog about life, fashion, and funny things from time to time. I am a Utah girl who grew up in a small town but have anything but a small town sense for fashion! I definitely have a passion for fashion and I love trying new things and being inspired by others. I love my blog and what I do and would love for you to stop by anytime to read a little more about me! www.cleverlyours.com

Kimberly

...by day, making a home where the buffalo roam. By night, pretty much the same thing, punctuated by the occasional fantasies of sunny beaches, italian movies and sparkling lemonade.

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Snow Ahead For Days And Wow!

Big thanks to Maui Jim for sponsoring this giveaway.

THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED. CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINNER, JAMIE, COMMENT #6

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Wow it’s snowy out in my neck of the woods.  Snowy, cold and very, very wintery.  I’d give anything to be on a beach somewhere but since I’m not, I’m going to enjoy the weather I have and burrow in for the winter.  Instead of dreaming of surfing somewhere (I wouldn’t dare!) I’m going to light a fire tonight.  We’re going to have soup for dinner and hot tea afterwards in front of the fireplace while I nestle in with a good book.

Do you have certain books you read and movies you watch when it’s cold outside?  I tend to watch almost exclusively BBC shows once we’ve packed up Fall and head into December: Sherlock (OBVS), Pride + Prejudice (Colin Firth version, of course), Upstairs Downstairs, you name it.  As long as there’s a BBC stamp in the corner I’m usually game.  I end up using words like ‘posh’ and ‘marvelous’ and phrases like ‘ that’s rather daring’ and ‘we mustn’t!’.  I wish I were joking, but I can totally understand why Madonna and good old Gwennie end up … >> find out more...

Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

Enter to win a Canon camera big give

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you for participating. Please see widget below for winner announcement.

It’s a big, huge, epic, GIVE-AWAY, for YOU!  And you, and you, and you!

12 amazing bloggers teamed up to bring you the most blowout giveaway of the year. One lucky winner will win a big fat brand new Canon Rebel DSLR t4i camera (boom goes the dynamite) along with a gorgeous chevron purse camera bag from Epiphanie in which to carry your new precious.

DSLR camera giveaway

Are you dying yet?  I’m dying a little for you.

I love Epiphanie camera bags a lot, and not just because Maile (the brilliant girl behind the bags) is one of the best humans on earth, but the new chevron camera bag is a big, big, fat, cute win.  Winning at life.

Here’s how this whole Epic May Giveaway thing goes down:

Canon Camera Big Giveaway

  • To enter to win the Canon Camera + Epiphanie Bag you MUST enter using the widget on the blog post.  No other entries will be counted.
  • The giveaway runs May 10th through May 24th.
  • One winner will be chosen at random and notified by email once the big give
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Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

5 top summer movies to see

 

 

 

the sandlot

Thank you for participating, friends. The winner of our movie giveaway is #108, Amelie. 

Please contact us with in 48 hours, Amelie. Congrats! A summer of movies headed your way!

I love movies.  I mean I really, really love movies.  I spent my childhood watching offbeat comedies with my siblings, all the John Wayne classics with my dad, Masterpiece Theater productions and every Doris Day movie ever with my mom.  Movies, I’m all about that business.  Summer movies especially.  There’s nothing like sitting inside a freezing air-conditioned movie theater with good friends, all hopped up on sugary candy and buttery over-salted popcorn sipping a cold bubbly drink while being transported by the latest Summer blockbuster.  I’m not the only one with a lifetime of those blissful summer memories, am I?

the endless summer originalOkay, so maybe I am.

I want my kids to have their own Summer movie memories so I’m currently compiling a huge list of movies for my children to see before I leave the nest (*SOB*).  It’s unbelievable to me sometimes the stuff they haven’t seen (shut up, I know they’re still little).  I’ve got an arsenal of amazing movies up my sleeve for them, and while … >> find out more...

Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!

Body care giveaway packages

80 acres giveaway

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO ALL WHO ENTERED AND

CONGRATS TO JAMIE M., comment #28, OUR WINNER

Please contact us right away Jamie!

Bath + body products.  You don’t even want to know how many different lotions and oils and sugar scrubs I have crowding my bathroom shelves.  Well, maybe you do.  I always want to know what my girlfriends are wearing that makes them smell so good.  The brand of that fabulous new lotion my mom recently discovered at a random boutique in Ohio while visiting the grandkids.  So I thought you might want to know what I’ve been obsessing over the last few months, and offer a little Mother’s Day giveaway while we’re at it.

Who’s in?

Me!

olive oil sugar scrub

80 Acres Body Care.  That’s the name I whisper to anyone who tells me I smell good.  It’s my secret weapon.  I truly can’t get enough of 80 Acres and everything in their tasty, delicious body care line.  In fact, I’ve already burned through an entire tub of their Verde Olive Oil Salt Scrub and an entire bottle of Blood Orange body oil.  It only took me 4 months to completely deplete my stores of … >> find out more...

Allison

Well, hello there! I'm Allison Czarnecki, founder + editor of Petit Elefant, a blog all about style on a budget for every part of your life: style / home / travel / family. We do a lot of how-to beauty + style tutorials, travel posts, easy recipes, crazy home remodel projects, and cool (yes, cool) DIY crafts you'll totally want to try. I'm super happily married (to a hot Polish immigrant) and am the mother of two kids, a daughter and son, all of whom are featured here on the regular. We live in the country but we're a little bit rock + roll. Welcome!