Sunday, December 26, 2010

Wendell August Forge Tree Topper Review & Give-a-way ends 01/09/2011


Wow Christmas has finally come and gone already! It seems as if we wait for it for so long and then the hustle and bustle comes and goes so fast! I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Holiday! We had a very nice Christmas, the boys were SO fun to watch this year!


Grady was especially funny as his eyes got so big and his voice so sweet as he opened things. He would just get sooooo excited about each thing he opened and had to show everyone! He loves his Fisher Price Dance Star Mickey and Jace wanted a really really big remote control car so "Santa" brought him a huge remote control monster truck!


Oh my, thank goodness we will be moving soon and will have a huge yard for him to drive it around in because it is definitely too big for the house and the dog!


Well I'm so excited to be back blogging/reviewing and can't wait to tell you about a wonderful company that I recently had the opportunity to work with! I know Christmas is over (for most of us) but that doesn't mean you have to take your tree down just yet! You might want to leave it up just in case you win this beautiful tree topper from Wendell August Forge.



Wendell August Forge is America’s oldest and largest forge, producing hand-wrought ornamental metalware and elegant giftware in aluminum and other metals since 1923. The company was founded in Brockway, Pennsylvania by Wendell McMinn August, who, at age 38, was active in the coal industry. The company has definitely grown over the last 90 years to include many items like treasured Collector’s Plates and commemoratives; Christmas ornaments and gifts; trays, bowls, and vases; gifts for personalization; and jewelry – but the fabrication process has remained the same: each item is crafted by hand during a multi-step process.


Skilled artisans hand carve each design and then hand hammer each piece into aluminum and other metals; then each artist leaves his or her own mark (or signature) on each piece!


So let me tell you about the Hammered Star Tree Topper ($49) that I was sent. From the picture on their website I just knew this would be so fun to add to our Christmas decor but little did I know just how beautiful this would be in person! It is made from aluminum and focuses on the beautiful hand hammering of their craftsman.


From the packaging to the actual item I am so impressed with Wendell August! I love a good presentation and they definitely hit it dead on with this product! The box that it arrived in is just gorgeous and classy.


The box has a hammered look to it just like the topper itself and their logo is in shiny silver lettering. When you open it up the topper fits perfectly in velour foam lining, so it arrives in perfect condition! I just love everything about it!!


If you are looking for an American-made high-quality, functional gift for Christmas or any time of year you will definitely want to check out Wendell August Forge! Their products can be found at many store locations as well as online and fit within any budget!

Here are a few other gorgeous products that I think you will just love...

How fun is this Santa Pewter Ornament that retails for only $10.00! What a fun stocking stuffer or little gift this would be for someone! They have so many other ones as well and they are all around just $10!

Next I want to show you this Breast Cancer Awareness Round Heart Necklace that retails for $38. What a neat item to wear and support all breast cancer survivors!





To see all of Wendell August Forge products please visit:

WWW.WENDELLAUGUST.COM

I'm so excited to tell you that 1 of my lucky readers is going to win a beautiful Hammered Star Tree Topper just like the one that I reviewed for $49!!!


*GIVE-A-WAY STARTS HERE*

Wendell August Forge has generously offered 1 of The Jackson Five Family readers the chance to win a Hammered Star Tree Topper just like the one I reviewed! This is a $49 value!!

*IN ORDER TO ENTER MY GIVE-A-WAY , YOU MUST BE A PUBLIC FOLLOWER OF THE JACKSON FIVE FAMILY BLOG. TO FOLLOW ME CLICK ON THE "FOLLOW" BUTTON ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF MY BLOG. EASY PEASY :) IF YOU ENTER MY GIVE-A-WAY AND YOU ARE NOT A PUBLIC FOLLOWER THEN ALL OF YOUR ENTRIES WILL BE FORFEITED!!!*

MANDATORY ENTRY: Please visit the Wendell August Forge website and then come back here and leave me a comment telling me which one of their products you would love to try!

EXTRA ENTRIES: Make sure that you leave a SEPARATE comment for each thing that you do for the entries to be counted! (PLEASE LEAVE YOUR E-MAIL IN ONE OF THE COMMENTS)


1 Entry- "LIKE" Wendell August Forge on Facebook HERE! I would love for you to leave a comment and tell them that The Jackson Five Family Blog sent you!

1 Entry- Sign up to receive the Wendell August Forge catalog HERE!

1 Entry-Sign up for one of my other give-a-ways and let me know which one you signed up for! (IT CAN NOT BE THIS GIVEAWAY)

1 Entry-Sign up to follow The Jackson Five Family Blog *remember you must be a follower anyways for your entries to count in the 1st place* :)

1 Entry-Subscribe to receive The Jackson Five Family feed in your inbox. Just type in your e-mail on the right of my blog, make sure you confirm your subscription as well!


1 Entry-Become a Fan of The Jackson Five Family blog on Facebook.

1 Entry-Grab my button Holiday Gift Giving Guide and Give-a-way button and add it to your page!

Rules: Open to readers in the US only! Give-a-way ends January 9th 2011 at 11:59 pm EST. The winner will be randomly chosen and will have 48 hours to respond.

(I want to thank Wendell August Forge for sending me one of their awesome products FREE of charge to review! The things you read above are my honest opinions of the products reviewed and I was in no way paid to say anything you read!)


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Sunday, December 19, 2010

Tillamook Cheese Review & Give-a-way


Who doesn't love some good cheese? Well I recently had the opportunity to review two kinds of cheese from
Tillamook.


Tillamook which means "the land of many waters" has been around for over 101 years and is headquartered in Tillamook, Oregon. Millions of people visit the Tillamook Cheese Factory Visitors Center each year year making it one of the Pacific Northwest's top tourist destinations! Should you decide to visit Tillamook you can experience their cheesemaker's and packaging staff hard at work, touch the interactive kiosk screens to learn about their cooperative and products, smell the delicious aroma of freshly baked waffle cones, shop the gift shop and best of all, taste their award-winning cheeses, 38 flavors of ice cream and even grab yourself a grilled cheese in their Farmhouse Cafe!

Today
Tillamook is the No.1 selling natural cheese brand in the Western U.S. and their cheese is available nationwide! Their cheese is made with only the highest quality milk from cows NOT treated with artificial growth hormones, and nothing artificial!!


Another awesome fact about Tillamook is that their Medium Cheddar Cheese was voted "Worlds Best Medium Cheddar" at the 2010 World Championship Cheese Contest! Out of 59 entries they scored a near perfect score of 99.6 points out of 100 crowning them the "Worlds Best Medium Cheddar"!

I was so excited when Tillamook sent me a package with several coupons towards free cheese, a cheese slicer, and the cutest heart shaped sandwiched cutter. So I found Tillamook in a very small nearby grocery store that only carried the 8 oz. chunks but had several kinds to choose from!


After browsing the many
varieties, I decided to try the Vintage White Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese which is aged for over 2 years, the longest of all their Cheddars! Let me tell you that the long aging process of this cheese must be what gives it such a distinct flavor! It is a the sharpest of all their cheeses giving it a very strong flavor and crumbly cheese texture. I must say that I really enjoyed it. I let several family members try it as well including my kids and all of the adults liked it, but the kids didn't, which I expected! It would be wonderful paired with wine and crackers!


The next flavor tried was the Smoked Medium Cheddar Cheese which is aged for over 60 days and infused with natural hardwood smoke giving it it's delicious smoked flavor! This one was my favorite out of the two. My kids even enjoyed it! The other adults LOVED it! It has a really good smoked flavor and was really good paired with crackers! I would love to try it on a burger!!



Tillamook sells so many other varieties of cheese as well as butter and sour cream, ice cream, and yogurt! Their cheeses come in a variety of sizes from 3/4 oz snacks to the iconic 2 lb Baby Loaf. Other popular sizes are the 10 oz snack bar and the 8 oz chunks like I reviewed. You can find Tillamook cheese at grocery stores, club, superstores and natural food stores nationwide and at store.tillamookcheese.com! Click HERE to find Tillamook near you!


Give someone you know a special treat this holiday season with one of Tillamook's several Gift Boxes found HERE!

I'm so excited to tell you that 1 of my lucky readers is going to win a Tillamook package like the one I was sent which includes a cheese slicer, a sandwich cutter and the most important part? Coupons so you can try Tillamook Cheese free!! (Winner will be responsible for finding a Tillamook retailer nearest them!)

*GIVE-A-WAY STARTS HERE*

Tillamook has generously offered 1 of The Jackson Five Family readers the chance to win a package containing a cheese slicer, a sandwich cutter, and several coupons good towards the purchase of Tillamook Cheese!

*IN ORDER TO ENTER MY GIVE-A-WAY , YOU MUST BE A PUBLIC FOLLOWER OF THE JACKSON FIVE FAMILY BLOG. TO FOLLOW ME CLICK ON THE "FOLLOW" BUTTON ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF MY BLOG. EASY PEASY :) IF YOU ENTER MY GIVE-A-WAY AND YOU ARE NOT A PUBLIC FOLLOWER THEN ALL OF YOUR ENTRIES WILL BE FORFEITED!!!*

MANDATORY ENTRY: Please visit the Tillamook website and then come back here and leave me a comment telling me which one of their products you would love to try!

EXTRA ENTRIES: Make sure that you leave a SEPARATE comment for each thing that you do for the entries to be counted! (PLEASE LEAVE YOUR E-MAIL IN ONE OF THE COMMENTS)


1 Entry- "LIKE" Tillamook on Facebook! I would love for you to leave a comment and tell them that The Jackson Five Family Blog sent you!

1 Entry- Follow Tillamook on Twitter!

1 Entry- Join the Tillamook Fan Club Here!
1 Entry- Sign up for the Tillamook e-mail at the bottom of the Tillamook Love Loaf Tour page HERE!

1 Entry-Sign up for one of my other give-a-ways and let me know which one you signed up for! (IT CAN NOT BE THIS GIVEAWAY)

1 Entry-Sign up to follow The Jackson Five Family Blog *remember you must be a follower anyways for your entries to count in the 1st place* :)

1 Entry-Subscribe to receive The Jackson Five Family feed in your inbox. Just type in your e-mail on the right of my blog, make sure you confirm your subscription as well!


1 Entry-Become a Fan of The Jackson Five Family blog on Facebook.

1 Entry-Grab my button Holiday Gift Giving Guide and Give-a-way button and add it to your page!

Rules: Open to readers in the US only! Give-a-way ends December 26th at 11:59 pm EST. The winners will be randomly chosen and will have 48 hours to respond.

(I want to thank Tillamook for sending me a few of their awesome products and coupons so that I could try Tillamook FREE of charge to review! The things you read above are my honest opinions of the products reviewed and I was in no way paid to say anything you read!)



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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Oneida Dinnerware Review...


Do you love entertaining this time of year and having your friends over for holiday dinner parties? Well soon we will be in our new home and I can't wait to start doing just that! Well to host the perfect dinner party you need a good presentation, great friends & food and the perfect dinnerware! (I love this Ho Ho Ho Holiday Collection)

Well I recently had the opportunity to review some dinnerware from Oneida called the Chefs Palette Soft Square Coupe 16 Piece Service for 4 which is on sale for only $49.99!! The original price was $140.00 so if you're looking for dinnerware this is a GREAT deal as you can get 3 sets for almost the original price!


Make a Clean Impression with the Chefs Palette Soft Square Coupe dinnerware. The strength and simplicity of this collection are what define it. The gentle aesthetic details add subtle touches that will accentuate your epicurean creations, while ultra-durable porcelain makes Chef's Palette restaurant-quality. Perfect for the chef-at-heart or anyone looking to enhance their table presentation, this collection can be mixed and matched with pieces from Chef's Table for more creative tabletops. Let me tell you I am SO impressed with my new dinnerware from Oneida. Why? Well it's looks so expensive but is so durable! It is made from fine porcelain but is dishwasher AND microwave safe which I love because with having a busy family we don't have time to wash dishes by hand and I am always warming something up in the microwave for my kids! I am also impressed by Oneida's 3 Year N0-Chip Warranty on place setting items! How great is that!


Another great thing about Oneida is that you don't have to keep buying full place settings, you can just purchase the items that you need! So if I want 4 more dinner plates but nothing else, I can go ahead and purchase those separately which I love! I also love that I can mix and match my dinnerware. The Chefs Palette Collection consists of many more styles like round plates, plates with an embossed edge so I can fancy my dinnerware up and even a more defined square design called the "hard square". Dinnerware should be fun I think, so mixing and matching makes it less boring :)


Oneida not only makes Dinnerware but they also have Fine Flatware, Casual Flatware, Kitchenware, Drinkware and even Baby items!

To check out Oneida's full line of products please visit:

WWW.ONEIDA.COM

Stay in touch with Oneida on Facebook HERE and Twitter HERE!


(I want to thank the kind people from Oneida for sending me some of their products free of charge to review and to share my opinions with all of you! I was not paid in any way to say anything you read above as they are my honest opinions of the products sent!)

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

SWAGG the coolest new mobile app plus...THE BEST GIVE YOU EVER GAVE


Do you guys love gift cards but hate trying to keep them organized, let alone trying not to forget about them or misplace them? Well there is a new app for your iPhone and Droid called SWAGG. SWAGG is a FREE mobile app (download here) that lets you shop smarter using your mobile phone. Buy, send or swap SWAGG GIFTS and organize your old school plastic gift cards all in one place with SWAGG. Get offers for the things you want. It's so easy to use - when you're in a store and ready to pay, just show SWAGG on your phone at checkout. It's not rocket science, it's way more advanced! (Don't have an iPhone or Android device? Don't worry you can still use SWAGG via your web browser SIGN UP TODAY!)

Remember SWAGG is a FREE app and for every download of the app between now and Dec. 31, 2010, SWAGG will donate $1 to Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) , up to $125,000!!!

Another awesome reason to check it out is that Clever Girls Collective and SWAGG have teamed up and are sending a pair of movie fans to the Sundance Film Festival! Download the SWAGG app and then visit the Ultimate SWAGG Getaway Sweepstakes site to enter to win a trip for two to the Sundance Film Festival.


The sweepstakes is offered exclusively through the Clever 1000, and it has a pretty kick butt prize, including:
  • 2 night/3 day stay at Yarrow Hotel in Park City Utah (Jan 21 - Jan 23, 2011)
  • Ground transportation to and from hotel to airport in Park City, Utah
  • Dinner for two at Tao Lounge, including 2 nightclub passes
  • All access to The House of SWAGG Gifting Suite
  • 2 tickets to a movie premiere on Saturday, January 22nd -- movie tbd
  • $4,000 value
Entry deadline is January 3, 2011, 11:59pm, PST so what are you waiting for go sign up now!!





THE BEST GIFT YOU EVER GAVE...

So Christmas is only 10 days away, can you all believe that? I would love to hear "the best gift you ever gave" to someone! I think it would be fun to hear your stories!

I honestly can't think of a really awesome gift that I have given someone. Don't get me wrong, I love to give but I can't think of one really awesome gift that just comes to mind so I am going to tell you a story about my father-in-law and my mother-in-laws sister...

My father-in-law Jim has always been a diabetic and a few years ago he was in desperate need of a kidney transplant. Well my mother-in-laws (Jim's wife) sister came forward and did the unthinkable. She wanted to be tested to see if she was a match and sure enough, she was!

Some people wait so long on a transplant list before ever finding a match, and Aretha was just that! I don't think she thought twice about going forward with the surgery! What a wonderful gift she gave to Jim and after some healing and a few years later, today they are both doing very well! What a nerve wracking day that was for Craig's mom (and all of us for that matter) as two of her best friends, her husband and sister both underwent surgery as they removed one kidney from Aretha and placed it in Jim!

Now that has to be one of "the best gifts you ever gave" stories that I have seen!! Do you have a story about the best gift you ever game to someone? If so I would love to hear it. Maybe it's not as serious as Craig's dads story, but none-the-less I would love to hear it!

Learn more about the coolest new app that revolutionizes the whole shopping, gifting, and gift card-organizing experience and Download the SWAGG app to your iPhone or Droid. I was selected for this sponsorship by Clever Girls Collective, which endorses Blog With Integrity.


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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

The Well Dressed Home Review & Give-a-way ends 12/21/2010


Do you love a "Well Dressed" home? We are just a few weeks away from being in our new home and I can't wait to start decorating! I love anything from modern to beachy and know it's going to be so fun picking out new decor!

Well I recently had the opportunity to review a few fun products from The Well Dressed Home which offers a unique collection of modern accessories that are both functional and affordable. The products that they offer feature clean lines and work well within any decor. I love so many of their products and can't wait to show you what I reviewed!

Since opening for business in March of 2002, their collection has grown to over 250 products featuring top name designers such as Jonathan Adler, Karim Rashid, Rod Boontje and Supond Phornirunlit.

TheWell Dressed Home also features products by well-known manufacturers including Roost, SuckUK, Seda France, Umbra, Soho Spices and many others!


The first product sent to review is this Urchin Box by Roost which is made of fine bone china. It is the perfect edition to any beachy decor! This fun piece is perfect for storing your favorite treasures such as jewelry as it comes with a lid for safe keeping.


My mom's living room is very beachy modern and she just loves this piece. At only $25 this would be a fun gift to give this year!!



The next item that I had the opportunity to review are the Shell Salad Servers from Lunares of San Fransisco $38.95!! Oh my goodness are these fun! These are no ordinary salad servers as they are huge measuring at 17" long and the polished aluminum beachy design is so unique and fun!


They are the perfect modern accessory when tossing or serving salad. These would make a fun hostess gift or fun to give anyone who loves hosting dinner parties!

If you need a fun gift or just want to update your own decor you should definitely check this store out at www.welldressedhome.com.

I'm so EXCITED to tell you that 2 of my lucky readers are going to win the 2 products featured above! One lucky winner will receive the Urchin Box by Roost and then the other will win the Shell Salad Servers by Lunares of San Francisco!

The Well Dressed Home has generously offered 2 of The Jackson Five Family readers the chance to win the Urchin Box by Roost or the Shell Salad Servers by Lunares of San Francisco! One winner will receive the Urchin Box and the other winner will receive the Shell Salad Servers!

*IN ORDER TO ENTER MY GIVE-A-WAY , YOU MUST BE A PUBLIC FOLLOWER OF THE JACKSON FIVE FAMILY BLOG. TO FOLLOW ME CLICK ON THE "FOLLOW" BUTTON ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF MY BLOG. EASY PEASY :) IF YOU ENTER MY GIVE-A-WAY AND YOU ARE NOT A PUBLIC FOLLOWER THEN ALL OF YOUR ENTRIES WILL BE FORFEITED!!!*

MANDATORY ENTRY: Please leave me a comment telling me which product from The Well Dressed Home is your favorite!

EXTRA ENTRIES: Make sure that you leave a SEPARATE comment for each thing that you do for the entries to be counted! (PLEASE LEAVE YOUR E-MAIL IN ONE OF THE COMMENTS)

1 Entry- "LIKE" Well Dressed Home on Facebook!

1 Entry- Sign up to receive The Well Dressed Homes informative e-mails and mailers. When you sign up you will also be entered in their Monthly Giftbox Giveaway where you could win a $1,000 gift box!

1 Entry-Sign up for one of my other give-a-ways and let me know which one you signed up for! (IT CAN NOT BE THIS GIVEAWAY)

1 Entry-Sign up to follow The Jackson Five Family Blog *remember you must be a follower anyways for your entries to count in the 1st place* :)

1 Entry-Subscribe to receive The Jackson Five Family feed in your inbox. Just type in your e-mail on the right of my blog, make sure you confirm your subscription as well!


1 Entry-Become a Fan of The Jackson Five Family blog on Facebook.

1 Entry-Grab my button Holiday Gift Giving Guide and Give-a-way button and add it to your page!

Rules: Open to readers in the US only! Give-a-way ends December 21th at 11:59 pm EST. The winners will be randomly chosen and will have 48 hours to respond.

(I want to thank The Well Dressed Home for sending me 2 of their products free of charge to review! Everything you read here is my honest opinion of the product reviewed. I was paid in no way to say anything I read here!)

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Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Jolly the Elf Book Review & Give-a-way...


We started a tradition a few years ago at Christmas time by bringing Jolly the Elf into our home! If you guys haven't heard of this Christmas story you must check it out!

Jolly the Elf is a beautiful Christmas story for all ages, now available as a children's book written by Jo Shepherd Ripley with illustrations by John C. Blackford.


Jolly is an elf who knew Santa was in trouble. How could he find time to make all the toys AND visit the boys and girls to remind them to be kind and on their best behavior? Santa wondered what in the world he would do!

That's when Jolly the Elf had a pretty good idea. He talked to Santa about having some of the elves visit the children's homes from Thanksgiving Day until Christmas Eve - before returning to the North Pole to help Santa and the other elves load the sleigh with all of the wonderful toys they made. "WOW, thanks Jolly," Santa said, "that is a fantastic plan!"


So there you have it, Jolly is an elf sent by Santa and brought into your home from Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve. Jolly is "magical" and can not be touched! We brought Jolly the Elf into our home 2 years ago and what a fun story this is to read to the boys. What fun it is to have Jolly keeping an eye on our kids and reporting their behavior each day to Santa! Not only does Jolly watch the boys he is also there for them to talk to! They tell him what they would like for Christmas, tell him why they deserve gifts, tell him why they think they are good or bad etc...

The boys get so excited when they get up each morning because Jolly is magical and "flies" to a new location for the day and they have to figure out where he is watching them from! I love that they believe Santa sent him as his little helper to watch over them and report back to him! It really makes them think twice about what they are doing, and when they are misbehaving we tell them "Jolly the Elf is watching you and will tell Santa if you're not good" and they change their attitudes in a hurry! Oh if Jolly could stay all year, ha!


We have really enjoyed this tradition and the boys never get tired of reading Jolly the Elf storybook! Every year we look forward to Jolly's arrival at Thanksgiving and are sad to say goodbye to him on Christmas Eve as we know that he has to return to the North Pole to help Santa load gifts and deliver them to children around the world!

I'm excited to tell you that one lucky reader is going to win their own copy of Jolly the Elf and it's actually autographed by "Jolly" himself and the author, Jo Shepherd Ripley!


If you don't win, I encourage you to get this book for your family and start a wonderful tradition like we have! This would also make a fun gift to give this year!

To purchase your own copy and to purchase Jolly the Elf or his sister Jollyette please visit:


WWW.JOLLYTHEELF.COM


*GIVE-A-WAY STARTS HERE*

Jo Shephered Ripley the author of Jolly the Elf has generously offered 1 of The Jackson Five Family readers the chance to win their very own copy of this book which is also autographed by her and "Jolly" himself!

*IN ORDER TO ENTER MY GIVE-A-WAY , YOU MUST BE A PUBLIC FOLLOWER OF THE JACKSON FIVE FAMILY BLOG. TO FOLLOW ME CLICK ON THE "FOLLOW" BUTTON ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF MY BLOG. EASY PEASY :) IF YOU ENTER MY GIVE-A-WAY AND YOU ARE NOT A PUBLIC FOLLOWER THEN ALL OF YOUR ENTRIES WILL BE FORFEITED!!!*

MANDATORY ENTRY: Please leave me a comment telling me why you would love to receive a copy of this book!

EXTRA ENTRIES: Make sure that you leave a SEPARATE comment for each thing that you do for the entries to be counted! (PLEASE LEAVE YOUR E-MAIL IN ONE OF THE COMMENTS)

1 Entry-Sign up for one of my other give-a-ways and let me know which one you signed up for! (IT CAN NOT BE THIS GIVEAWAY)

1 Entry-Sign up to follow The Jackson Five Family Blog *remember you must be a follower anyways for your entries to count in the 1st place* :)

1 Entry-Subscribe to receive The Jackson Five Family feed in your inbox. Just type in your e-mail on the right of my blog, make sure you confirm your subscription as well!


1 Entry-Become a Fan of The Jackson Five Family blog on Facebook.

1 Entry-Grab my button Holiday Gift Giving Guide and Give-a-way button and add it to your page!

Rules: Open to readers in the US only! Give-a-way ends December 15th at 11:59 pm EST. The winners will be randomly chosen and will have 48 hours to respond.

(I want to thank Jo Shepherd Ripley for sending my family a copy of her wonderful story to enjoy!)


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Sunday, December 5, 2010

Mally Beauty Review & Give-a-way $100 Value Ends 12/14/2010



It's the most wonderful time of the year.... (can you all hear me singing this song, ha ha!...you really wouldn't want to!) Well yes it IS the most wonderful time of the year and we should all look our best...

Well now you are all going to have the opportunity to look your best by signing up to win 2 fabulous items from Mally!!! Oh my goodness do I love Mally makeup - I've had the opportunity to review her items and feature them on my blog several times now and Mally's makeup line is by far one of my favorites! The colors are "gorgeous my friends" as Mally herself would say, but not only are they gorgeous they all work so well!


So what can you win? How about this brand new Mally More Perfect Palette 2nd Edition with Perfect Gloss kit that retails for $65




making this a $100 Value that one of my LUCKY readers will win, just in time for Christmas!

Keep it for yourself or give it away as this would make a wonderful gift...that is if you can give it up...I know once you receive it that it will be soooooo hard to pass on because you will fall in love with these colors!


So let me tell you a little about each...


The Mally More Perfect Palette 2nd Edition with Perfect Gloss kit is only available on QVC and is the latest edition of Mally's favorite colors all delivered in a beautiful palette and comes in the prettiest pink sequined travel pouch so you never have to be without it!


This kit comes with 2 gorgeous blushes- one called Mally's Look which is a pink hue and the other is called Romantic which is a peachy pink hue! Then you get 6, that's right I said SIX eye shadows!!! You get Mally's Glow which is a shimmery brown, Browlight a soft pearl, Natural a soft pink, Shimmering Taupe, Broadway Bronze, and Nolita Navy.


You also get a Shadow Base, a Luminizer, Mally's Liquid Lipgloss in Blossom which is the prettiest pink and 3 brushes! One for your blush, one for your eyeshadow and one for lining the eyes with the darker colors!


I am in LOVE with this kit! It's everything you need to get the perfect, polished look at home or on the go. The colors are so pretty, you can go from day to night as there are light colors and darker ones to give you a more dramatic look.


I love that you get all of the brushes you need to complete your look while on the go and the liquid lipgloss is so pretty! I am a huge fan of these glosses and this one is just right!

The next product sent for review was the Mally Set of 3 Waterproof Shadow Stick Gift Collection. If you've never tried these shadow sticks it's a MUST!!! My mom and I both LOVE, love, love these eyeshadows! Mally isn't joking when she says these are bulletproof. Once you put these shadows on, they are not going anywhere! They last all day and are such great colors!


With this gift collection you get - Evercolor shadow stick's in Plum, Shimmer and Copper Rose all boxed in a fun magnetic closing box so you can take them anywhere you go!

Why are these sticks so different? The special silicone system in the shadow sticks glides on, then seals together to last and last. The rich, naturally beautiful colors let you sweep on a sophisticated shadow, smudge a smokey line, or just define along the lash -- all with the confidence that you'll look great morning to night!


I encourage all of you to try something from Mally Beauty! Treat yourself this holiday season with one of Mally's awesome products or buy them for your friends, moms, daughters or anyone who loves makeup... I guarantee they will LOVE you if you do and they will definitely be a hit gift!



If you are not familiar with Mally products you can go to WWW.MALLYBEAUTY.COM or to WWW.QVC.COM / QVC on your local tv station where Mally Roncal is often seen telling you about her awesome products and showing you how to use them as she demonstrates them on real people! She is such a fun loving person, with such a wonderful spirit and I promise you she never gets old watching (and beware you will want to buy everything you see, as she makes everyone look gorgeous with her products!!!)

WWW.MALLYBEAUTY.COM

MALLY BEAUTY ON QVC.COM

*GIVE-A-WAY STARTS HERE*

MALLY has generously offered 1 of The Jackson Five Family readers the chance to win one of their Mally More Perfect 2nd Edition with Perfect Gloss kits $65 and Mally Set of 3 Waterproof Shadow Stick Gift Collection $35 making this a $100 VALUE!

*IN ORDER TO ENTER MY GIVE-A-WAY , YOU MUST BE A PUBLIC FOLLOWER OF THE JACKSON FIVE FAMILY BLOG. TO FOLLOW ME CLICK ON THE "FOLLOW" BUTTON ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF MY BLOG. EASY PEASY :) IF YOU ENTER MY GIVE-A-WAY AND YOU ARE NOT A PUBLIC FOLLOWER THEN ALL OF YOUR ENTRIES WILL BE FORFEITED!!!*

MANDATORY ENTRY: Please visit the Mally website and then come back here and leave me a comment telling me which one of their products you would love to try!

EXTRA ENTRIES: Make sure that you leave a SEPARATE comment for each thing that you do for the entries to be counted! (PLEASE LEAVE YOUR E-MAIL IN ONE OF THE COMMENTS)


1 Entry- "LIKE" Mally Beauty on Facebook! I would love for you to leave a comment and tell them that The Jackson Five Family Blog sent you!

1 Entry- Follow Mally on Twitter!

1 Entry- Join the Mally Mailing List Here!

1 Entry-Sign up for one of my other give-a-ways and let me know which one you signed up for! (IT CAN NOT BE THIS GIVEAWAY)

1 Entry-Sign up to follow The Jackson Five Family Blog *remember you must be a follower anyways for your entries to count in the 1st place* :)

1 Entry-Subscribe to receive The Jackson Five Family feed in your inbox. Just type in your e-mail on the right of my blog, make sure you confirm your subscription as well!


1 Entry-Become a Fan of The Jackson Five Family blog on Facebook.

1 Entry-Grab my button Holiday Gift Giving Guide and Give-a-way button and add it to your page!

Rules: Open to readers in the US only! Give-a-way ends December 14th at 11:59 pm EST. The winners will be randomly chosen and will have 48 hours to respond.

(I want to thank Mally Beauty for sending me a few of their awesome products once again FREE of charge to review! The things you read above are my honest opinions of the products reviewed and I was in no way paid to say anything you read!)



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